Person Details

Birthday: 1961-04-18 07:06:27

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Ilford, London, United Kingdom

Homepage: https://waringandmckenna.com/clients/jane-leeves/

Movie Involvements: 8

TV Involvements: 4


Most Famous Work

Biography

An English film, stage, and television actress, comedian and dancer. Leeves made her screen debut with a small role in the 1983 popular British comedy television show Benny Hill Show, Leeves moved to the United States, where she performed in small roles until she secured a recurring part in the television sitcom Murphy Brown. In 1986-1988, Leeves garnered her first leading role in the short-living sitcom Throb and, in 1993, achieved wider fame as Daphne Moon on the television sitcom Frasier for the entire run of the series, from 1993 until 2004, for which she was nominated for Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards during the show's run. She received further recognition for her performances in Miracle on 34th Street (1994), Music of the Heart (1999) and The Event (2003). More recently she has worked in television production, but beginning in June 2010, Leeves returned to acting, as Joy on TV Land’s sitcom Hot in Cleveland. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jane Leeves, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Most Famous Work

The Resident
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9

The Resident

(2018) Kit Voss
James and the Giant Peach
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7

James and the Giant Peach

(1996) Ladybug (voice)
Miracle on 34th Street
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7

Miracle on 34th Street

(1994) Alberta Leonard
Hercules
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6

Hercules

(1998) Athena (voice)
Music of the Heart
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7

Music of the Heart

(1999) Dorothea von Haeften
To Live and Die in L.A.
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7

To Live and Die in L.A.

(1985) Serena
Pandora's Clock
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4

Pandora's Clock

(1996) Rachel Sherwood
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina
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5

The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina

(2002) Margaret Beetle (voice)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2018 Kit Voss
Dr. Kit Voss
2016 Gwen
Self
2014 Liv
2013 Herself
2012 Emma
2010 Joy Scroggs
2006 Eenie (voice)
2005 N/A
2004 N/A
Daphne Moon Crane
2003 Mona
2002 Margaret Beetle (voice)
1999 Dorothea von Haeften
Juliet
1998 Athena (voice)
1997 N/A
1996 Rachel Sherwood
Daphne Moon
Ladybug (voice)
1994 Alberta Leonard
Wylie
1993 Daphne Moon
1990 N/A
1989 N/A
N/A
1986 Prudence Anne 'Blue' Bartlett
1985 Serena
Amanda Watson
Year Character Movie/Tv

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