Jenna Russell

Born Oct 5, 1967

Jenna Russell is an English actress and singer. She has appeared on the stage in London in both musicals and dramas, as well as appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company. She performed the role of Dot in Sunday in the Park with George in the West End and on Broadway, receiving the Tony Award nomination and the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role. She has also appeared in several television series, including Born and Bred.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jenna Russell.


1967 Birth Born on October 5, 1967.


1990 22 Years Old From 1990 to 1992 she played one of the lead characters, Maggie Lomax, in primetime BBC TV comedy On the Up. … Read More


2000 32 Years Old She performed in three shows at The Bridewell Theatre: On a Clear Day You Can See Forever as Daisy (January 2000), Hello Again (March 2001) and a concert, The Cutting Edge in June 2000. … Read More
2002 34 Years Old She left the cast of Songs for a New World during rehearsal in order to play Deborah Gilder in the television series Born and Bred in 2002 through 2005.
2005 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005 she appeared as the Floor Manager in the Doctor Who episodes "Bad Wolf" and "The Parting of the Ways".
She received a nomination for the 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for this role.


2008 - 2009 2 More Events
2010 42 Years Old For the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2010, she plays the role of the Baker's Wife. … Read More
2014 46 Years Old 1 More Event
From February 2014 she appeared as Penelope Pennywise in the London production of Urinetown: The Musical at the St. James Theatre.
2016 48 Years Old In January 2016 she starred with Sheila Hancock in the first UK production of Grey Gardens at The Southwark Playhouse to sell out audiences. … Read More
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