Jan Francis

Jan Francis

Jan Francis  British Actress


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Martin Thurley and Jan Francis have been married for 41 years since 1977. view relationship


Jan Francis has had no other relationships that we know of.


Jan Francis is a 71 year old British Actress. Born Janet Stephanie Francis on 5th August, 1947 in Westminster, London, England, UK, she is famous for Just Good Friends, Stay Lucky in a career that spans 1972-Present. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Jan Francis is a member of the following lists: English ballerinas, Actresses from London and English stage actresses.


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Married1 41 years, 10 months - -
Total1 41 years, 10 months - -


First Name Jan
Middle Name Stephanie
Last Name Thurley
Maiden Name Francis
Full Name at Birth Janet Stephanie Francis
Age 71 years
Birthday 5th August, 1947
Birthplace Westminster, London, England, UK
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Lady Eldridge Grammar School, Clifton Road, South Norwood, London, England, UK
University Royal Ballet Senior School, London, England, UK
Occupation Text Actress/Ballet Dancer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Just Good Friends, Stay Lucky
Year(s) Active 1965-69 (Ballet), 1972-Present
Father Frank Francis (clerk)
Mother Marjorie Watling (employment agent)

Jan Francis (born 5 August 1947) is an English actress, best known for playing Penny Warrender in the 1980s romantic comedy Just Good Friends.

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Jan Francis71 LeoActress
Martin Thurley-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JosephineFemale198237 years oldMartin Thurley
AnnaFemale198831 years oldMartin Thurley


Next of Kin2018ElspethTV Show
I Want My Wife Back2016PaulaTV Show
Monochrome2015Caroline HughesMovie
Reunited2010AnitaTV Movie
Law & Order: UK2009Caroline MoranTV Show
Collision2009Christine EdwardsTV Show
Mistresses2008JuliaTV Show
The Invisibles2008Janet RigbyTV Show
U Be Dead2008Irene PembertonTV Movie
Bloodlines2005Elaine HopkinTV Movie
According to Bex2005Sally AtwellTV Show
Diamond Geezer2005KateTV Show
Twisted Tales2005Penny MarchantTV Show
The Alan Clark Diaries2004Barbara LordTV Show
New Tricks2003June ParkerTV Show
Micawber2001Lady CharlotteTV Show
My Family2000AmandaTV Show
Bad Girls1999Catherine EarlhamTV Show
Sunburn1999Rachel DearbornTV Show
Verdict1998Kathryn LewisTV Show
Where the Heart Is1997JeanTV Show
Spark1997ColetteTV Show
Ghostbusters of East Finchley1995GraceTV Show
Under the Hammer1993Maggie PerowneTV Show
Heartbeat1992Vivienne KeenTV Show
Stay Lucky1989Sally HardcastleTV Show
Casualty1986Ginny Roxburgh-BerrowTV Show
Champions1984Jo BeswickMovie
Fox Mystery Theater1984Eva BaileyTV Show
Aladdin and the Forty Thieves1984The Princess BalroubadorTV Movie
Just Good Friends1983Penny WarrenderTV Show
The Plot to Murder Lloyd George1983Hettie WheeldonTV Movie
A Chance to Sit Down1981Barbara LivesayTV Show
The Good Companions1980Susie DeanTV Show
Dracula1979Mina Van HelsingMovie
Minder1979Sarah BatesTV Show
Tales of the Unexpected1979LeilaTV Show
The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game1979Kate EllisTV Show
Premiere1979ChristabelTV Show
Play for Love1978SusanTV Show
Secret Army1977Lisa 'Yvette' Colbert, Yvette ColbertTV Show
Target1977JennyTV Show
Just William1976BellaTV Show
Ripping Yarns1976MirandaTV Show
The Duchess of Duke Street1976Irene BakerTV Show
Couples1976Emily RolandTV Show
The Launderette1976Dorothy BakerTV Movie
Anne of Avonlea1975Diana BarryTV Show
Raffles1975Netje Van Der BergTV Show
The Hanged Man1975Capt. Jane AshleyTV Show
A Journey to London1975MartillaTV Movie
Fall of Eagles1974KschessinskaTV Show
BBC2 Playhouse1974JudyTV Show
Churchill's People1974Amelia WranghamTV Show
Village Hall1974MillyTV Show
Sutherland's Law1973Lesley GalbraithTV Show
Thriller1973Gillie RandallTV Show
Hawkeye, the Pathfinder1973Mabel DunhamTV Show
Anne of Green Gables1972Diana BarryTV Show
Country Matters1972SophieTV Show
Doctor in Charge1972DianaTV Show
Emmerdale1972Sue HastingsTV Show
The Long Chase1972Susan FraserTV Show
Jackanory Playhouse1972Empress, ZoraTV Show
The Fenn Street Gang1971Shirley MatthewsTV Show
Play for Today1970LizzieTV Show
Softly Softly: Task Force1969KarenTV Show
ITV Playhouse1967Prudence DunningTV Show
Jackanory1965Reader, StorytellerTV Show
BBC Play of the Month1965Grace Harkaway, Maria, PophamTV Show
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965StephanieTV Show
RoomsJanTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (8)

AdmiraltyAdmiraltyFeb 28, 2012

Please note the magazine covers are not connected with Jan Francis the actress but to another Jan Francis, a photographer.

AdmiraltyAdmiraltyAug 11, 2010

Jan`s age in the shapshot should be amended to 63 - her birthday was on 5th August 2010 . Still one of our oustanding TV actresses!

AdmiraltyAdmiraltyAug 10, 2010

Tempus fugit ... your snapshot details of Jan need updating in view of her recent birthday on 5 August - she`s now 63. Still just as fabulous though!

MikeO`Jan 3, 2010

I met Jan for a few moments on Oxford Street in late 2002 - instantly friendly and still with looks to die for! No small treat for me.

Gavin ScofieldNov 12, 2008

I Agree 100 with Vettriano Jan is our most attractive and talented tv actresses

VettrianoVettrianoSep 8, 2008

As a moderator of another Jan Francis fan site, I have researched her biographical and personal details. The date of birth showing on the Snapshot on this page is, I`m afraid, wrong! It should be 5th August 1947. Jan is now 61, not 56, although she remains one of our most attractive and talented television actresses.

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