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Jayne Eastwood (born December 17, 1946), also credited as Jane Easton or Jane Eastwood, is a Canadian film, voice, and television actress.

Early life Edit

Eastwood was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, where she attended Northern Secondary School.

Career Edit

A veteran character actor who has appeared in films since 1970, Jayne Eastwood made an indelible mark on Canadian cinema early as the pregnant Betty in Don Shebib's classic Goin’ down the Road. She was one of the original cast members of the Toronto branch of The Second City comedy troupe and was a semiregular on SCTV. She was in the original Toronto production of Godspell.

In 2005, she joined the cast of This Is Wonderland, a courtroom comedy-drama. In 2007, she played Miss Wimsey in Hairspray. She is currently working in the Toronto theatrical production, Women Fully Clothed."

She has been a voice actor in My Pet MonsterBirdzCommittedLittle BearTales from the CryptkeeperThe Busy World of Richard ScarryBob and MargaretRupertBabarFreaky StoriesAtomic BettyThe Care BearsRoboroachThe Berenstain BearsFree WillyKnights of ZodiacAnatoleBad DogMonster by MistakeThe Neverending StoryNed's NewtPippi LongstockingStorm HawksRedwallBob & DougFor Better or For Worse, and Babar and the Adventures of Badou. In 2013 she joined the cast of Havenas Dr. Gloria Veranno. She appears in seasons four and five.

Personal life Edit

Eastwood is the widow of David Flaherty, who was a film and television writer, and brother of SCTV alumnus Joe Flaherty.

Hairspray Roles Edit