Jayne Atkinson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

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Jan 31, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on May 14, 2022
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About Jayne Atkinson

Jayne Atkinson was born on February 18, 1959, in England.
When Atkinson was only nine years old, her family migrated to Florida, US. She completed her education at Pine Crest High School and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Communications from Northwestern University and an MFA from Yale Drama School.
In the year 1987, the British-American actress made her off-Broadway debut in the famous Manhattan Theater Club's production. This is after her working in smaller theaters. The same year, she was seen to have made her Broadway debut in a production of the famous Arthur Miller's 'All My Sons'.
Jayne Atkinson also went on to play leading parts in a wide number of theater shows, which became very famous. Some of these parts include 'Henry VIII', 'Tru', and 'The Art Of Success'. In 1996, the British American actress also won a Drama Desk Award for the role of Best Actress in a Play for her amazing work in 'The Skriker'.
Atkinson has received a Tony Award nomination for her acting in the Roundabout Theater Company. She got a Drama Desk nomination for her famous acting in the classic play, 'Enchanted April'.
In 2009, Jayne Atkinson's portrayal of Ruth Condomine in the Broadway revival of 'Blithe Spirt' by Noël Coward, won her great appreciation. She is known to be a very famous and accomplished theatre aficionado who has had the opportunity to perform in many productions. It includes her successful Broadway debut, in the famous play, 'All My Sons'.
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Jayne Atkinson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jayne Atkinson's net worth?

Jayne Atkinson's net worth is estimated between $4-6 million.

How much does Jayne Atkinson earn per year?

Jayne Atkinson earns around $400,000 per year, through her different acting and theatre assignments.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jayne Atkinson?

Jayne Atkinson's height is 5 ft 6 in (166 cm).

How old is Jayne Atkinson?

Jayne Atkinson is 63 years old. She was born on February 18, 1959.

Childhood And Education

Jayne Atkinson is a critically acclaimed actress. She was born in Bournemouth, England on February 18, 1959, but when she was around nine years old her family decided to migrate to America.
Jayne Atkinson's family settled in North Miami Beach, Florida where she completed her graduation from Pine Crest School. She was selected as Homecoming Queen in 1977. Later on, she was admitted to Northwestern University where Atkinson completed her bachelor of science in communications.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jayne Atkinson’s partner?

Jayne Atkinson has been married to actor, Michel Gill since 1998. Together they have a son, Jeremy Gill. Jayne Atkinson and her husband met for the first time during the production of 'Heiress', in 1989. The show was performed at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, Connecticut.
Later on, the real-life couple appeared in the show 'House Of Cards' but not as a couple. Michel Gill played the role of President Garrett Walker and Jayne Atkinson played the role of secretary of state, Catherine Durant.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After her Broadway debut in 1987, Jayne Atkinson won several title roles in a range of stage productions.
Jayne Atkinson's portrayal of Laura Clay in the show 'Chicago Med', in 2016 won her widespread appreciation.
Jayne Atkinson is widely appreciated as a theater, film, and television actress who has won numerous awards for her performances in different TV shows and theatre productions.
Jayne Atkinson has appeared as Dean Reuther in four TV episodes of 'Gossip Girl'.

Charity Work

Jayne Atkinson has been involved in many charity works, including making huge donations to children's funds. Additionally, she has been actively involved in helping the poor with their needs and donates many wool clothes during winters.

What awards has Jayne Atkinson won?

Jayne Atkinson had won a Satellite Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her impeccable performance in the movie, 'Our Town'. She was also nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award, in 2015.

Jayne Atkinson's Hobbies And Interests

Jayne Atkinson enjoys traveling a lot. Her awesome acting profession has enabled her to travel to the majority of European nations, Texas, California, and Nevada. She was also seen on the continents of Asia and Africa, many times.
Atkinson has two pet cats, and she loves animals. She also has her list of old favorite actors, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino, and Julia Roberts.

Other Interesting Jayne Atkinson's Facts And Trivia

  • Jayne Atkinson is a well-known English actress who is fluent in many languages, including  English, French, Spanish, and German.
  • She is married to Michel Gill. He played the role of President Garrett Walker and Jayne Atkinson played the role of secretary of state, Catherine Durant, in 'House of Cards'.
  • Jayne Atkinson had her famous and exciting Broadway debut in a revival of 'All My Sons'. She has also received Tony Award nominations for her roles in 'The Rainmaker' and 'Enchanted April'.
  • Jayne Atkinson is also a very well-known British comedian, and she is really funny!
  • After appearing in many great regional theaters on an on-and-off basis during her stay at great Yale University, Jayne Atkinson has won her first ever professional role in the Manhattan Theater Club. She made her Broadway debut the following year in Arthur Miller's 'All My Sons' production. Jayne Atkinson has completed her postgraduate education at Yale Drama School.
  • At Northwestern University, Jayne Atkinson was initiated as a sorority sister of Laura Innes. They were both members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

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