Jenny Agutter

Film and Television Actress
Born Dec 20, 1952

Jennifer Ann "Jenny" Agutter, OBE is an English film and television actress. She began her career as a child actress in the mid 1960s, starring in the BBC television series The Railway Children and the film adaptation of the same book, before taking adult roles and moving to Hollywood. She played Jessica 6 in Logan's Run, Jill Mason in Equus, Alex Price in An American Werewolf in London, and Joanne Simpson in Child's Play 2.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born on December 20, 1952.


1964 11 Years Old She began her career as a child actress in 1964 and went on to star in The Railway Children, in both the 1968 television adaptation and the 1970 film version. … Read More
1968 15 Years Old …  In 1968, she was featured in the lavish big-budget 20th Century Fox film musical Star! with Julie Andrews as Gertrude Lawrence. … Read More
1970 17 Years Old Later she played Roberta in a BBC adaptation of The Railway Children (1968) and played the same part in Lionel Jeffries's 1970 film of the book. … Read More


1990 37 Years Old At an arts festival in Bath, Somerset, Agutter met Johan Tham, a Swedish hotelier who was a director of Cliveden Hotel in Buckinghamshire. They married on 4 August 1990. … Read More


1995 42 Years Old …  In 1995, she played the scandalous Idina Hatton in the BBC miniseries The Buccaneers inspired by Edith Wharton's unfinished 1938 book.
2000 47 Years Old In 2000, she made her third appearance in The Railway Children, produced by Carlton TV, this time playing the mother.
2002 49 Years Old In 2002, Agutter featured in the BBC television series Spooks and in 2007, she starred in the first episode of the new series of David Jason's ITV television series Diamond Geezer.


2008 55 Years Old In 2008 she also guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio drama The Bride of Peladon.
She appears as Sister Julienne in the 2012 television series Call the Midwife.


2014 61 Years Old In August 2014, Agutter was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian expressing their hope that Scotland would vote to remain part of the United Kingdom in September's referendum on that issue. … Read More
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