Jennifer Agutter

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Date of Birth December 20, 1952
Place of Birth England
Age 67 years old
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Jenny Agutter

Jennifer Ann Agutter is a British actress. She began her career as a child actress in 1964, appearing in East of Sudan, Star!, and two adaptations of The Railway Children—the BBC's 1968 television serial and the 1970 film version. She also starred in the critically acclaimed film Walkabout and the TV film The Snow Goose, for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama. She relocated to the United States in 1974 to pursue a Hollywood career and subsequently appeared in Logan's Run, Amy, An American Werewolf in London, and Child's Play 2. Parallel to her Hollywood film roles, Agutter continued appearing in high-profile British films such as The Eagle Has Landed, Equus, for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and The Riddle of the Sands. In 1981, she also co-starred in The Survivor, an Australian adaptation of the James Herbert novel, and was nominated for an AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Born: Jennifer Ann Agutter, December 20, 1952, Taunton, Somerset, England
Years active: 1964–present
Spouse(s): (m. 1990)
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About Jennifer Agutter

Veteran actress who starred in the controversial 1971 film Walkabout and played Alex Price in An American Werewolf in London. She also had supporting roles in such films as The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Child's Play 2.

Before Fame

She attended Elmhurst Ballet School and debuted in the 1964 film East of Sudan.

Achievement

For her contributions to British cinema, she was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in June 2012.

Family Life

She married the Swedish hotelier Johan Tham in August of 1990, and the two had a son in December of the same year.

Associations

She had a cameo appearance in the 1990 sci-fi movie Darkman, starring Liam Neeson.

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  • People educated at the Elmhurst School for Dance
  • Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award winners
  • English child actresses
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