Biography

Janet Wright was born in 1945 in England and grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was raised in a family of theatre actors. Her siblings are: Anne Wright, John Wright and Susan Wright. Janet had the chance to work with her two sisters, Susan and Anne, in the theater play "Les Belles Soeurs". Besides from her work on television and cinema, Janet has also been involved in several theater projects like: Memoir, The Club, Miss Margarida's Way, Hedda Gabler, The Seahorse, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, A Lie of the Mind, Not Wanted on the Voyage, Uncle Vanya, Shirley Valentine, King John, In the Ring , Hamlet, The Bacchae, Glengarry Glen Ross, Mabel Leaves Forever and Fool For Love, Dancing at Lughnasa and Wrong for Each Other among others.

Janet Wright was married to Brian Richmond and had a son with him named Jacob Richmond who is a playwright, She has a daughter named Celine Richmond. She is married to Bruce Davis. In 29 December 1991, her 44-year-old sister Susan and her parents, Jack and Ruth, died in a house fire.

Janet Wright was born in 1945 in England and grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was raised in a family of theatre actors. Her siblings are: Anne Wright, John Wright and Susan Wright. Janet had the chance to work with her two sisters, Susan and Anne, in the theater play "Les Belles Soeurs". Besides from her work on television and cinema, Janet has also been involved in several theater projects like: Memoir, The Club, Miss Margarida's Way, Hedda Gabler, The Seahorse, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, A Lie of the Mind, Not Wanted on the Voyage, Uncle Vanya, Shirley Valentine, King John, In the Ring , Hamlet, The Bacchae, Glengarry Glen Ross, Mabel Leaves Forever and Fool For Love, Dancing at Lughnasa and Wrong for Each Other among others.

Janet Wright was married to Brian Richmond and had a son with him named Jacob Richmond who is a playwright, She has a daughter named Celine Richmond. She is married to Bruce Davis. In 29 December 1991, her 44-year-old sister Susan and her parents, Jack and Ruth, died in a house fire.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 30

Birthday 1945-03-08

Day of Death 2016-11-14

Place of Birth Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Corner Gas: The Movie as Emma Leroy
2012 The Tall Man as Trish
2010 Ramona and Beezus as Grandma Kemp
2008 Love and other Dilemmas as Jojo Landro
2004 Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital (14 episodes)
2004 Corner Gas (109 episodes) as Emma Leroy
2003 Betrayed as Dr. Fleming
2003 A Tale of Two Wives
2003 Émile as Alice
2002 Monk (3 episodes) as Bonnie
2002 Framed
2002 Rollerball as Coach Olga
2001 Blackwoods as Ma Franklin
2001 Lola as Ma Keller
2001 Chasing Cain as Sonia
2000 Dark Angel (1 episode)
2000 The Perfect Storm as Ethel Shatford
1999 Redwall (39 episodes)
1998 Emily of New Moon (3 episodes)
1996 We the Jury as Gladys McKenzie
1996 Beyond the Call as Fran
1994 Due South (1 episode) as Sgt. Sam Thorn
1987 After the Promise
1987 Wiseguy (2 episodes)
1987 American Gothic as Fanny
1985 Danger Bay (1 episode)
1983 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever as Helen Armstrong
1982 Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains as Brenda
1974 Wolfpen Principle
1971 McCabe & Mrs. Miller as Eunice

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