Feb. 18th, 1959
Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK
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Jayne Atkinson was born in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, but her family moved to the United States when she was 9 years old. She grew up in Hollywood, Florida and graduated from Pine Crest School where she was elected Homecoming Queen in 1977. She attended Northwestern University (BA Communications, 1981), where she was initiated as a member of Alpha Chi Omega and a sorority sister of Laura Innes; and the Yale Drama School.
- Twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actress (Play): in 2000 for her portrayal of Lizzie in a revival of "The Rainmaker," and in 2003 for her performance as Lottie Wilton in "Enchanted April".