Janet Wright

Janet Wright

actress, producer, soundtrack

Janet Wright was born on Mar 08, 1945 in UK. Janet Wright's big-screen debut came with McCabe & Mrs. Miller directed by Robert Altman in 1971. Janet Wright is known for Corner Gas directed by David Storey, Brent Butt stars as Brent Leroy and Gabrielle Miller as Lacey Burrows. Janet Wright has got 5 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Janet Wright achieved is Gemini Awards. The upcoming new movie Janet Wright plays is Corner Gas: The Movie which will be released on Dec 03, 2014.

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 was later 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.

  • Birthday

    Mar 08, 1945
  • Place of Birth

    Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK

Known For


5 wins & 6 nominations

Gemini Awards
Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series
Winner - Gemini
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Winner - Gemini
Leo Awards
Best Performance or Host(s) in a Music, Comedy or Variety Program or Series
Winner - Leo
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Movies & TV Shows

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