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Full NameJayne Atkinson
First NameJayne
Last NameAtkinson
NationalityBritish American
Birth CityBournemouth
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMichel Gill
No Of Children1
EducationNorthwestern University
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Date of BirthFebruary 18,1959
Age65 years
Married DateOctober 3,1998

Jayne Atkinson is a British-American film, television, and theatre actress famous for portraying Karen Hayes on 24, BAU section chief Erin Strauss in CBS drama series Criminal Minds.

As a US Secretary of State, Catherine Durant in Netflix's political drama series House of Cards.

She was nominated twice for Tony Awards for her role, Lizzie Curry in The Rainmaker and Lotty Wilton in Enchanted April for best actress in a play

Married to the love of her life 

Jayne married the love of her life, Michel Gill

The couple first met in 1989, at the production of "The Heiress" at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven

They had a quick connection, but at the time, Atkinson was dating someone else. 

Their connection became even stronger when they met again after a year at the production of "As you like it" at the old globe in San Diego

They deeply fell in love. At first, there was a complication as both of them were seeing someone else at the time. 

Finally, they made it out and started dating in 1992. They finally tied the wedding knot on 3rd October 1998

They are living a delightful married life for more than two decades.

Jayne Atkinson and Michel Gill at their first show, The Heiress, at Long Wharf Theatre.
Jayne Atkinson and Michel Gill at their first show, The Heiress, at Long Wharf Theatre. Source: Instagram 

Intimate wedding ceremony 

The couple has not revealed many details about their wedding except that it was an intimate wedding ceremony that happened in the presence of family and close ones. 

Her dream of working with her husband in television came true

Jayne and her husband Michel have worked a lot together in a theater

According to Jayne, they have made each better every day on the ground of trust for each other. 

They got an opportunity to work in television's hit drama series House of Cards

Working with her husband in House of Cards was her dream that came true as they both got a chance to translate their great working relationship on television's hit show. 

Her husband is best known for his role of President Garrett Walker in House of Cards

Besides that, Michel has appeared in numerous films, theatres, and television series.

Jayne Atkinson with her husband, Michel Gill.
Jayne Atkinson with her husband, Michel Gill. Source: Instagram 

She didn't have any children until she was forty

Though she married at the age of 22, she did not have any children until she was forty

The reason was her passion and dedication towards her work

She engaged herself in fulfilling her dream of becoming an actor

Her son is in his teen

She gave birth to her son, Jeremy Gill, after the age of 40. Her son is currently in his teen

They are currently residing in Berkshire. She wanted to give the same childhood to her son that she had in Berkshire

The place where he could walk, ride, and run easily everywhere. 

They are giving the best as possible to fulfill parenthood.

Net worth 

As an established actor in films, stage, and television series, she has amassed a decent amount. 

Her net worth as per 2020 is: 

 YearNet Worth 
Jayne Atkinson 2020$2-$5million
Source:  Actor, producer


  1. She was born on 18th February 1959. Her current age is 61.

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