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Birth Name: Jane Horrocks
Born: 01/18/1964
Birth Place: Lancashire, England, GB

Fresh out of drama school, Horrocks landed at the Royal Shakespeare Company where she felt underutilized and unchallenged. In 1986, she appeared in Jim Cartwright's "Road" (later filmed for British TV). The playwright was fascinated by the actress' facility with impressions (including Julie Andrews, Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich) that he promised to write a play around her gifts. Five years later, Horrocks had a stage triumph as LV, a child-like, painfully shy girl who finds release in impersonating divas like Judy Garland, Shirley Bassey and Billie Holliday, in "The Rise and Fall of Little Voice". Although she had achieved a degree of fame, Actors Equity in the USA would not allow her to ... Continue Bio >>

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