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Janet Carroll

 
Date Of Death:
May 22, 2012
Bio:
Jane Carr came to America with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Nicholas Nickleby in 1986. She had an early success with the TV Series “Dear John” and has worked extensively on TV ever since, most recently in “How I Met Your Mother,” “Two and a Half Men” and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Death: May 22, 2012

Bio:
Jane Carr came to America with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Nicholas Nickleby in 1986. She had an early success with the TV Series “Dear John” and has worked extensively on TV ever since, most recently in “How I Met Your Mother,” “Two and a Half Men” and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Aunt March
Mrs. Kirk

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Janet Carroll and Sutton Foster

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06/16/2010


Janet Carroll and Sutton Foster

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06/16/2010


Janet Carroll and Sutton Foster

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06/16/2010


John Hickok and Janet Carroll

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10/08/2009


Janet Carroll and Randy Jones

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07/29/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Aunt March

Mrs. Kirk

Janet Carroll Biography

Jane Carr came to America with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Nicholas Nickleby in 1986. She had an early success with the TV Series “Dear John” and has worked extensively on TV ever since, most recently in “How I Met Your Mother,” “Two and a Half Men” and “The Closer.” Jane appeared in many plays with the Royal Shakespeare Company and The National Theatre of Great Britain. In the US she has trod the boards in Lettice and Lovage, Noises Off, She Stoops to Folly, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Blithe Spirit, Sylvia, What the Butler Saw, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Habeas Corpus, The Cider House Rules, Stuff Happens, A Small Family Business and recently in Pride and Prejudice. She completed a 3 year run on Broadway playing Mrs. Brill in Mary Poppins. She has also had a lovely voice-over career: she is Pud’n on the cartoon show “The Grim adventures of Billy and Mandy,” Mama Cosma in “The Fairly Odd Parents,” Grandma Fletcher in “Phineas and Ferb” and Ann and Dan Chovie in “Fish Hooks.”





Janet Carroll News

Photo Flash: The Hollywood Museum Celebrates the Career of Richard Pryor with Richard Photo Photo Flash: The Hollywood Museum Celebrates the Career of Richard Pryor with Richard Pryor, Jr.'s Los Angeles Launch of IN A PRYOR LIFE
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2019

On Thursday, May 2nd, Richard Pryor Jr. offered fans, friends and some of his farther's co-stars a glimpse into the life of his iconic parent, Richard Pryor Senior, discussing his own self-proclaimed 'Freakish Life' that paralleled his namesake and famous father's life in many ways, found in his new memoir. In A Pryor Life, already in its second printing only days after its release. The event began with the unveiling of a costume worn by Richard Pryor Jr in the film "College Debt" co-starring Lucille Ball's granddaughter, Katherine Luckinbill, Janet Carroll and Academy Award winner, Celeste Holmes, in what would be her last film. The costume will be included in the museum's upcoming Real to Reel: Perceptions and Portrayals of LGBTQ History in Film and Television.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/23/16- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2016

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/23/15- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/23- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2014

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/23- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2013

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

Jason Alexander, Michael Urie and More to Star in Pilot Reading of TV Series HOLLYWOOD AND VINE, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Broadway veterans will perform in a new pilot reading of HOLLYWOOD AND VINE, a one-hour television series, on Tuesday Nov 13th at AFI. Mark Polish will direct the reading with a cast featuring Jason Alexander, Michael Urie, Jack Noseworthy, Heather Tom, Liz Larsen, David Furr, Nick Blaemire and Anthony Heald. They will be joined by Dan Gauthier and James Frances Gint.

Broadway Veteran Janet Carroll Passes Away at 71
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2012

Star of Film, Television and Stage passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 after a long illness. She fought the good fight for a few years and is now happily released from pain and struggle. Surviving her is her son George Brown, daughter-in-law Lauren Shpall and many dear friends and family. Janet is pre deceased by her son Tom Brown (1978) and her parents George and Hilda Thiese (2010)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/23- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2012

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

Bill Connington Visits The Streetwork Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 15, 2011

Bill Connington, the actor/writer, visited The Streetwork Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth at 209 West 125th Street in New York.

STAGE TUBE: Haviland Stillwell Sings For Tybee Post Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 28, 2010

Savannah native Haviland Stillwell brought her voice home this past Thursday night to benefit the historic Tybee Post Theater's restoration efforts.

Janet Carroll Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/23/16- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2016

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/23/15- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/23- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2014

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/23- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2013

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/23- LITTLE WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2012

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-hearted Beth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. The Broadway cast included Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Janet Carroll, Jenny Powers, Megan McGinnis, and Amy McAlexander.

STAGE TUBE: Haviland Stillwell Sings For Tybee Post Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 28, 2010

Savannah native Haviland Stillwell brought her voice home this past Thursday night to benefit the historic Tybee Post Theater's restoration efforts.


Janet Carroll Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Janet Carroll been in?
Janet Carroll has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Janet Carroll been in?
Janet Carroll has not appeared in the West End