Jane Merrow

Jane Merrow (born 26 August 1941) is a British actress, born in London to an English mother and German refugee, who was active in the 1960s and 1970s in England and the US. Her most notable role was as Alais, the mistress of Henry II (played by Peter O'Toole) in The Lion in Winter (1968), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination in the category of actress in a supporting role, losing to Ruth Gordon who won for Rosemary's Baby.
She had roles in British TV series such as Danger Man, The Saint, The Baron, The Prisoner and The Avengers where, having appeared in the penultimate episode of the 1967 series, she was considered to replace a departing Diana Rigg. The role went to Linda Thorson instead. She also appeared in Who Killed Cock Robin? (Randall and Hopkirk Deceased) in 1969. In 1971 she played Anne Hepton in the second series of Hadleigh who became the romantic interest of the lead character.

Jane Merrow

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