Jane Leeves

Active - 1987 - 2014  |   Born - Apr 18, 1961 in Ilford, Essex, England  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • Began studying ballet at a very early age, but hurt her ankle when she was 18 and was forced to give it up.
  • Appeared in David Lee Roth's video for "California Girls."
  • Lived for a time with her best friend Faith Ford, whom she met in acting class.
  • Cofounded the production company Bristol Cities with Frasier costar Peri Gilpin in 1998.
  • Since her first pregnancy wasn't written into Frasier, her character, Daphne, was sent off to a fat camp and was said to have lost 9 pounds, 12 ounces---the weight of Jane's daughter when she was born.
  • Made her Broadway debut in Cabaret as Sally Bowles in 2002.
  • Reunited with Fraiser alum Wendy Malick to costar in the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland.