Gillian Wright

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Soap Opera Actress
Date of Birth May 5, 1960
Place of Birth England
Age 60 years old
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Gillian Wright

Gillian Wright is an English actress, known for portraying the role of Jean Slater on the BBC soap opera EastEnders. She was a teacher and theatre director before occupying acting roles.

Born: Gillian Wright, May 5, 1960, Bermondsey, England
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1994–present
Television: Chucklevision (1994–1996), Sir Gadabout: The Worst Knight in the Land (2002–2003), EastEnders (2004–)
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About Gillian Wright

Most well known for her portrayal of Jean Slater on the popular British soap opera EastEnders, she is also notable for her appearances on The Bill and Dalziel & Pascoe. Also an accomplished stage actress, she co-founded an award-winning performance troupe called the Pilot Theatre.

Before Fame

She earned a bachelor's degree in English, theatre, and dance from Bretton Hall College.


Early in her career, she voiced the character of Mrs. Stone in an episode of the children's series ChuckleVision.

Family Life

She grew up in Bermondsey, South London, England.


Actress Lacey Turner played Wright's EastEnders character's daughter, Stacey Slater.

Information related to Gillian Wright

  • Alumni of Bretton Hall College
  • English soap opera actresses
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Latest information about Gillian Wright updated on January 23, 2021.

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