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Jane Asher

Actress + Author
Born Apr 5, 1946

Jane Asher is an English actress. She has also developed a second career as a cake decorator and cake shop proprietor.

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1946 Birth Born on April 5, 1946.
1952 6 Years Old Asher was a child actress and appeared in the 1952 film Mandy and the 1955 science fiction film The Quatermass Xperiment. … Read More


1961 15 Years Old In 1961 she co-starred in The Greengage Summer which was released in the United States as Loss of Innocence.
1962 16 Years Old She also appeared in the 1962 film and Disney TV programme, The Prince and the Pauper. … Read More
1963 17 Years Old In 1963, Asher interviewed the Beatles and began a five-year relationship with Paul McCartney, to whom she became engaged in 1967. … Read More


1966 20 Years Old Asher appeared in Roger Corman's The Masque of the Red Death (1964), Alfie, opposite Michael Caine in 1966, and in Jerzy Skolimowski's Deep End. … Read More
1971 25 Years Old Asher met the illustrator Gerald Scarfe in 1971, and they married ten years later. … Read More


1994 48 Years Old In 1994, she portrayed the Doctor Who companion Susan Foreman in a BBC Radio 4 comedy drama Whatever Happened to Susan Foreman? … Read More


2005 59 Years Old She starred in The World's Biggest Diamond, by Gregory Motton, at the Royal Court Theatre in 2005.


2006 60 Years Old In 2006, Asher starred in the Richard Fell adaptation of the 1960s science fiction series A for Andromeda, which aired on the British digital television station BBC Four.
2007 61 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, she portrayed the widow Sandra in the Frank Oz film Death at a Funeral. … Read More
2008 62 Years Old 1 More Event
" Asher co-starred in the 2008 ITV drama series The Palace, filmed in Lithuania; she played Queen Charlotte, mother of King Richard IV. … Read More
2009 63 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, she played Sally in the BBC One comedy series The Old Guys.
2010 64 Years Old In March 2010, Asher became Vice President to Autistica, a UK charity raising funds for autism research.
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