Janet Wright

Janet Wright


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 08-03-1945
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK
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  • Popularity: 5.29
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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.




Year Movie Character
1984 Turnaround: A Story of Recovery as Narrator (voice)
2001 Chasing Cain as Sonia
2003 Betrayed as Dr. Fleming
1996 Beyond the Call as Fran
2001 Lola as Ma Keller
2008 Wisegal as Angie - Patty's Mother
2003 Émile as Alice
2014 Corner Gas: The Movie as Emma Leroy
2003 A Tale of Two Wives
2008 Love and other Dilemmas as Jojo Landro
2002 Framed as Joan Thomas
1987 American Gothic as Fanny
1996 We the Jury as Gladys McKenzie
1987 After the Promise
2001 Blackwoods as Ma Franklin
2012 The Tall Man as Trish
1974 Wolfpen Principle
1988 Laura Lansing Slept Here as Francie
2002 Rollerball as Coach Olga
1998 Mr. Headmistress as Naomi Bascombe
1991 Bingo as Waitress
2010 Ramona and Beezus as Grandma Kemp
1978 Who'll Save Our Children?
1983 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever as Helen Armstrong
1982 Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains as Brenda
2000 The Perfect Storm as Ethel Shatford
1971 McCabe & Mrs. Miller as Eunice
1987 Christmas Comes to Willow Creek as Martha Jane
1985 Brotherly Love as Helen Neary

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