Jane Horrocks

Jane Horrocks
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Jane Horrocks Biography

Jane Horrocks was honored with Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for her performance in the Mark Herman film Little Voice, in which she reprised the role she originated in the stage play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, directed by Sam Mendes. Earlier in her career, she won the Los Angeles Film Critics Award and the National Society of Film Critics Award for her work in Mike Leigh's Life Is Sweet.

A native of England, Horrocks trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She then joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she appeared in such plays as The Dillen, Mary After the Queen, As You Like It and The Good and Faithful Servant. She more recently earned applause for her portrayal of Sally Bowles in Sam Mendes' London revival of Cabaret. Her stage repertoire also includes Macbeth, Our Own Kind, Debutante Ball, Valued Friends, A Colliers Friday Night, Road and Ask for the Moon. Read Full Bio >>

Jane Horrocks Awards

2007 Monte-Carlo TV Festival Mini-Series - Best Performance by an Actress "The Amazing Mrs Pritchard" (2006). Won
1999 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Little Voice (1998). 3rd place
1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast Little Voice (1998). Nominated
1999 Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Little Voice (1998). Nominated
1999 BAFTA Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Little Voice (1998). Nominated

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Jane Horrocks Trivia

  • She went to the 'Royal Academy of Dramatic Art' and joined the 'Royal Shakespeare Company'.
  • The play 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice' was written especially for her.
  • She lives with writer, Nick Vivian. They have a son, Dylan, and a daughter, Molly.
  • Measurements: 32-24-34 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • An Associate Member of RADA.