Jane Leeves

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Jane Leeves is an English actress, singer, dancer, and producer

Apr 18, 1961

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Personal Details

  • Birthday: April 18, 1961
  • Nationality: British
  • Famous: Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses
  • Spouses: Marshall Coben (m. 1996)
  • Siblings: Kathryn Leeves
  • Known as: Jane Elizabeth Leeves
  • Childrens: Finn William Leeves Coben, Isabella Kathryn Coben

Jane Leeves born at

Ilford, Essex

Birth Place

Jane Leeves was born as Jane Elizabeth Leeves on 18 April 1961 in Ilford, Essex, England, the United Kingdom. She has a brother as well as two sisters, including Kathryn. She learnt ballet from the Bush Davies School of Dance. Coming to her love life, the actress has been married to Marshall Coben since 21 December 1996. The couple has two kids: daughter Isabella Kathryn Coben and son Finn William Leeves Coben.

Personal Life

Jane Leeves first appeared in the 1981 TV film ‘Nice to See You’. After this, she was cast as Hill's Angel in ‘The Benny Hill Show’ in 1983. Then she began playing the role of Prudence Anne "Blue" Bartlett in ‘Throb’. The actress was cast in the role of Audrey Cohen in the sitcom ‘Murphy Brown’. In 1992, she started playing Marla Penny in ‘Seinfeld’. A year later, she joined the cast of the drama ‘Frasier’ as Daphne Moon.


The actress did the Christmas fantasy film ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ in 1994. Two years later, she did voice work for the movies ‘James and the Giant’ and ‘The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century’. Leeves played Rachel Sherwood in the television film ‘Pandora's Clock’ in 1996. Then in 1998, she contributed as an actress to ‘Hercules: The Animated Series’. Soon after this, she did the drama movies ‘Music of the Heart’ and ‘The Event’.


In 2006, the English actress appeared in seven episodes of ‘Misconceptions’ as well as in an episode of ‘Twenty Good Years’. Two years later, she got featured in two episodes of ‘The Starter Wife’. Leeves was next cast in the comedy flick ‘Endless Bummer’ in 2009. That year, she also started doing voice work for the animated series ‘Phineas and Ferb’. She then got featured as Dr. Graham in ‘Desperate Housewives’ in 2010. The same year, the actress was also cast as Joy Scroggs in ‘Hot in Cleveland’, a role she played until 2015. Leeves next appeared in the TV programs ‘Crowded’ and ‘The Great Indoors’.