Jane Horrocks(1964-), Actress
(Barbara) Jane Horrocks
Sitter in 3 portraits
Born in Lancashire, Jane Horrocks trained at RADA and first came to critical attention in Mike Leigh's 1990 film Life is Sweet. In 1992/3 she starred in the play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the National and Aldwych theatres in London, reprising the role for the 1998 film adaptation. Horrocks played 'Bubble' in the long-running British television comedy series Absolutely Fabulous and has voiced parts in animated films including Chicken Run (2000) and Corpse Bride (2005). In 2009 Horrocks took the lead role in Gracie!, a BBC drama on the life of actress Gracie Fields and starred in the television sitcom Trollied in 2011.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below