Jennifer Ann Seagrove (born 4 July 1957 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is an English actress. She trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and rose to fame playing the lead in a TV dramatisation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's A Woman of Substance and the 1983 film Local Hero. She is now well known in the character of Jo Mills in the long-running BBC drama series Judge John Deed (2001-07). As a voiceover artist her credits include a series of Waitrose television advertisements.
Seagrove is an animal rights activist. She is also an advocate for deregulation of the herbal remedy industry in the United Kingdom and promotes a vegetarian diet.
Her partner is the theatrical producer Bill Kenwright. The pair appeared together as contestants on a charity edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, shown on ITV1 on 25 August 2007. They live in Suffolk.
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