The well-known actress Jenny Agutter began her career as a child actress. East of Sudan, Star!, and two adaptations of The Railway Children—the BBC's 1968 television serial and the 1970 film version—all featured her. More about how much she earn is discussed in the section below.
Jenny Agutter appeared as a guest star in the Doctor Who audio drama The Bride of Peladon and as an outlawed scientist in The Minister of Chance in 2008. She appeared as a guest star ("Fiona Templeton") in the BBC comedy Ed Reardon's Week.
Agutter can be heard saying "I want to have you" in the 1990 Prefab Sprout song "Wild Horses."
In August 2014, Agutter was also one of 200 public figures who signed a letter to The Guardian expressing their hope that Scotland would vote to remain a part of the United Kingdom in the referendum on the issue in September 2014.
Since her stage debut in 1970, Agutter has appeared in numerous theatre productions, including stints at the National Theatre in 1972-73, the title role in a retelling of Hedda Gabler at the Roundhouse in 1980, and with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1982-83, playing Alice in Arden of Faversham, Regan in King Lear, and Fontanelle in Lear.
Agutter played Pat Green in the Broadway production of Hugh Whitemore's play Breaking the Code, about computer pioneer Alan Turing, in 1987-88.
She appeared in an RSC production of Love's Labour's Lost in Tokyo in 1995. The actress is also a supporter of the Shakespeare Schools Festival, a charity that gives schoolchildren in the United Kingdom the opportunity to perform Shakespeare in professional theaters.
Facts About Jenny Agutter
|Fullname||Jennifer Ann Agutter|
|Birthday||20 December 1952|
|Age||69 years old|
|Birthplace||Taunton, Somerset, England|
|Spouse||Johan Tham (m. 1990)|
|Parents||Derek Agutter and Catherine|
|School||Elmhurst Ballet School|
Jenny Agutter's Net Worth Update 2022
Jenny Agutter's net worth is estimated to be in the $10 million range. Her primary source of income is her acting career.
The actress's monthly salary and other career earnings total more than $1.5 million per year. She has been a part of way more movies than a normal actress would ever play.
Her successful career has afforded her a luxurious lifestyle and expensive car trips. She is one of the most wealthy and powerful actresses in the United Kingdom.
Jenny Agutter has an appealing height of 1.68m and a healthy body weight that complements her personality.
Furthermore, her other source of income is from advertisements, commercials, music videos, movies, television series, and so on.
Jenny Agutter's Husband & Son Details
On August 4, 1990, Jenny Agutter got married to Johan Tham. He is a native of Sweden.
Before getting married, the couple dated for a long time. The couple is still married and has a son named Jonathan Agutter.
Their son was born on December 25, 1990.
Agutter met her husband Johan Tham, who is a Swedish hotelier and director of Cliveden Hotel in Buckinghamshire, at an arts festival in Bath, Somerset, in 1989.
The pair got married in August 1990. The actress lives in London but has a solid connection to Cornwall, having owned a second home on the Trelowarren Estate in one of the parishes on the Lizard peninsula.
They are very supportive of each other and have always stood up for each other.
Jenny Agutter Instagram Details
Jenny Agutter is not so active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and others.
The actress enjoys keeping her personal life private. She has been working hard to keep her life away from social media.
She keeps herself away even from the media personnel. Likewise, if her fans or well-wishers want to mention her or give credit for her work on any of her social media handles then, they use the hashtags of her name.
Jenny Agutter Parents
Jenny Agutter was born in Taunton, Somerset, England on December 20, 1952. She grew up with her family and friends over there.
The actress is the daughter of Derek Agutter who was a British Army entertainments manager and Catherine.
She was raised Roman Catholic with love and care.
Her mother's side of the family is Irish. She grew up in Singapore, Dhekelia (Cyprus), and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
When a casting agent was looking for a young English-speaking girl for a film, she was discovered at Elmhurst Ballet School, a boarding school she attended from the ages of eight to sixteen.
However, she didn't get the part, but he recommended her to the East of Sudan producers (1964). Later, she was casted for the project and that is how her career as an actress started.
Jenny Agutter Personal Life
Throughout Jenny Agutter's career, she has been involved with a variety of causes.
The actress has worked to raise awareness about the disease, cystic fibrosis, which she believes caused the deaths of two of her siblings. Her niece is infected.
Agutter suggested a Call the Midwife episode focusing on cystic fibrosis. She has also volunteered for charities, most notably the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, of which she is a patron.
Likewise, she is also a carrier of genetic mutation.
Jennifer Ann Agutter is her birthname and she debuted as a child actress in East of Sudan, Star!, and two adaptations of The Railway Children—the BBC's 1968 television serial and the 1970 film version. She also appeared in the critically acclaimed film Walkabout and the television film The Snow Goose, both of which earned her an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama.
She moved to the United States in 1974 to pursue a career in Hollywood, and she has since appeared in Logan's Run, Amy, An American Werewolf in London, and Child's Play 2. During the same time period, Agutter continued to appear in high-profile British films such as The Eagle Has Landed, Equus, and The Riddle of the Sands.
She also co-starred in The Survivor, an Australian adaptation of James Herbert's novel of the same name, in 1981, and received an AACTA Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Jenny Agutter’s Works and Achievement
Jenny Agutter's most well-known role was as Fritha in the television film 'The Snow Goose' in the year 1971. In 1972, she won a Primetime Emmy for best-supporting actress for her performance in that role.
Similarly, in 1976, the actress delivered one of her biggest box office hits with 'Logan's Run.' The film grossed $25 million at the box office and received a 'Special Academy Award', as well.
The actress also played Nurse Alex in 'An American Werewolf in London.' The film grossed more than the US $62 million in 1981 despite being made on a $5.8 million budget.
The film also helped her earn a nomination for a 'Saturn Award' in the year 1982 for best actress.
Agutter was awarded the title of 'OBE' (Order of the British Empire) in 2012 for her contributions.
Jenny Agutter Career Life
Jenny Agutter began her career in the entertainment industry when she was 12 years old. She was cast as Asua in the drama film, East of Sudan at the time.
She went on to star as Ingrid Jensen in the TV series 'The Magical World of Disney' after being introduced to the industry while studying at the 'Elmhurst Ballet School.'
As a result, Agutter began playing Kristy Kerr in 'The Newcomers' (1967 – 1968). Soon after, she delivered outstanding performances as Roberta in the BBC miniseries 'The Railway Children (1968) and the 1970 film adaptation.
Similarly, Jenny continued to appear in TV shows and films such as 'The Snow Goose' (1971) and 'The ITV Play (1973). She also appeared in the 1971 film 'Walkabout,' where she played her first adult role.
Meanwhile, the actress transitioned from television to the stage in order to gain more experience and versatility as an actress. At the age of 21, she joined the 'National Theatre' to play Miranda in a production of 'The Tempest.'
She moved to Los Angeles, Hollywood, after joining the 'National Theatre.' With 'Logan's Run' and 'The Eagle Has Landed,' she had two massive hits in 1976. Jenny also played Jill Mason in the controversial drama film 'Equus,' in which she won a BAFTA (1977).