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Lesley-Anne Down Bio

(Jackie, B&B)


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YEARS ON SHOW: 2003-present
MARITAL STATUS: Wed Don E. Fauntleroy Sept 27, 1986
CHILDREN: Son George-Edward born in 1998; Son Jack (with ex-husband William Friedkin) born in 1982; stepdaughters with Fauntleroy are Season, born in 1980 and Juliana, born in 1981

Lesley-Anne Down was born and raised in Putney, which is located on the Thames-side part of London. She responded to a newspaper ad looking for child models when she was 10 and appeared in ads for Clairol, Clarks shoes and Caress soap. Landed her first role as a troubled teen in The Smashing Bird I Used to Know when she was 12.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Voted Britain's Most Beautiful Teenager in 1970.
  2. Loves to host dinners with her neighbors.
  3. Has an extensive collection of Victorian children's books, which she has collected since age 15.
  4. Stands 5 feet, 5 inches tall.
  5. Enjoys reading biographies, gardening and walking along the beaches and trails of Malibu, where she lives.
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Lesley-Anne Down
"JOWEN" Reunion On B&B!   Feb 29, 2012

Be sure to tune in to B&B today, "Jowen" fans, as Jackie and Owen are finally reunited.

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (Lady Sheraton, 2001)
SUNSET BEACH (Olivia Richards, 1997-'99)
DALLAS (Stephanie Rogers, 1990)

TV Roles
BEASTMASTER III (TV-movie, Morgana, 1996)
DIAGNOSIS MURDER (guest star, Catherine Windsor, 1996);
NORTH AND SOUTH (miniseries, Madeline LaMotte Main, 1985)
THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEII (miniseries, Chloe, 1984)
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (TV-movie, Esmeralda, 1982)

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