Janet McTeer is a renowned British actress. She is an honorary ‘Officer of the Order of the British Empire,’ having worked throughout all three main disciplines of the entertainment industry: cinema, television, and theater. Janet made her debut as a theatrical performer before moving into the mainstream entertainment industry.


Early Life & Upbringing

Jean and Alan McTeer gave birth to Janet McTeer on August 5, 1961, in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Her family relocated to York when she was six years old. Janet attended the now-defunct ‘Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls.’ She began her career at the ‘Olde Starre Inn’ in ‘York Minster.’


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Janet became interested in acting after seeing ‘She Stoops to Conquer at the ‘York Theatre Royal.’ She was a server at the theater. Janet reportedly served coffee to English actor and director Gary Oldman, who advised her to attend the ‘Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’ (RADA).

Janet then joined ‘RADA,’ where she received the reward for most good stage fight and a ‘Bancroft Gold Medal’ for the finest actress. She had previously appeared at the ‘Joseph Rowntree Theatre’ with the ‘Rowntree Players.’ Following her graduation in the early 1980s, she debuted as a stage performer at the ‘Royal Exchange Theatre.’

Full NameJanet McTeer
Date of Birth August 5, 1961
Birth PlaceWallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Age60 (2021)
Father's NameAlan McTeer
Mother's NameJean McTeer
Siblings N/A
Body Measurement36-26-34 inches
Height6 feet 1 inches
Weight63 kg
Hair ColorBlonde
Eyes ColorBlue
Relationship StatusMarried
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Joseph Paul Coleman
Net worth 4 million dollars

Body Stats

Looking into her body dimensions, Janet McTeer stands 6 feet 1 inch tall (1.85 m), weighing roughly 63 kilograms. Her body measurements are 36-26-34 inches.

Career & Achievement

Janet McTeer started her professional career debut appearance in 1985 in the police procedural drama series ‘Juliet Bravo,’ where she played ‘Esther Pearson.’ The film won an ‘International Emmy’ for ‘Best Drama,’ based on Catherine Cookson’s novel. She had a guest appearance in the ‘ITV’ soap opera ‘Gems’ the subsequent year.

Janet has received praise from the theatrical community for her outstanding performance as ‘Nora’ in Henrik Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ revival. In the 1995 biopic of English painter Dora Carrington, she played Vanessa Bell, an English painter and interior designer. Janet’s initial long-running character was as prisoner governor ‘Helen Hewitt‘ in the ‘ITV’ drama ‘The Governor,’ which she played for 12 episodes from 1995 to 1996. Her character, ‘Hubert Page,’ got represented as Albert’s hotel colleague, and they were seen living as men to get away from their difficult marriages.

Janet got nominated for a Golden Nymph Award for her role in the drama series ‘The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard‘ as ‘Catherine Walker,’ a Conservative frontbencher-tuned Deputy Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer.’ Janet was cast as ‘Edith Prior,’ a character from Veronica Roth’s second book in the ‘Divergent’ trilogy, ‘Insurgent,’ in the series adaptation.

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A ‘Best Actress’ Jury Award, a ‘National Board of Review Award,’ and a ‘Satellite Award’ were given out during the Lauderdale International Film Festival. In the CBS comedy-drama ‘Battle Creek,’ she had a recurring character as ‘Commander Kim Guziewicz.’

Janet McTeer received the ‘Southeastern Film Critics Association Award’ for ‘Best Supporting Actress‘ and nine other nominees for her work in the film, including each for the ‘Academy Award’ and the ‘Golden Globe’ for ‘Best Supporting Actress.’ In the 2009 film ‘Into the Storm,’ Janet played Winston Churchill’s wife, Clementine Churchill. She created the 2002 thriller “The Intended” script and produced the drama “Paint It Black” in 2016. In the ‘Netflix’ series ‘Jessica Jones,’ Janet played the ‘Marvel’ character ‘Alisa Jones,’ the foster mother of ‘Jessica Jones.’

In the ‘BBC-HBO’ collaborative production ‘Five Days,’ she got nominated for a ‘Royal Television Society Award’ for ‘Best Actor – Female‘ for her portrayal of ‘DS Amy Foster,’ a woman employee scared of her future retirement life.’


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Husband: Joseph Paul Coleman

Since August 27, 2010, Janet McTeer has been married to Joseph Paul Coleman. Joseph, Janet’s spouse, is a poet as well as a fashion consultant. He has formerly wedded another woman and had a son with her. Other than that, there is no information disclosed.

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Janet McTeer’s Net Worth

Janet McTeer has acted in several TV shows and films during her career. In addition to earning substantial money from these initiatives, she was also highly successful in them. Approximately USD 4 million is estimated to be her net worth.
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