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Jeananne Crowley

Last updated 09 January 2020

Jeananne Crowley
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Jeananne Crowley

Born: Sunday 18th December 1949 (age: 71)


Jeananne Crowley is an Irish actress and writer, remembered for her collaborations in British film and television. She appeared in the film Educating Rita and is possibly best known for her role as Nellie Keene in the BBC drama series Tenko.

She also appeared in several movies, including Educating Rita alongside Julie Walters and Michael Caine.Recently, Crowley has appeared in The Clinic and Proof. Other television credits include The Onedin LineShoestringReilly, Ace of Spies and Doctor Who (in the serial Timelash, as Princess Vena).

Crowley is a veteran stage actress, having been a member of the National Theatre for a period in the 1970s, and has also made appearances at the Gate Theatre in Dublin, including one in Pygmalion in 2004, and as the lead in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.

Crowley is also a prolific writer; she has written two plays, one of which was performed at the Royal Court Theatre, and has also been a regular contributor to national newspapers, including the Sunday Times,The ObserverThe Guardian and the Irish Times. In 2002, she was a judge for the Irish Novelist of the Year competition.


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