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June Jago was an Australian-born actress.[1][2]

BiographyEdit

She made her stage debut in Australia and went to Britain in the 1950s with a touring production of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.[3] She made her film debut in 1959 in Please Turn Over, alongside Ted Ray, Jean Kent, Leslie Phillips and Joan Sims.[4]

She appeared in two of the Carry On films - as an un-named nurse in Carry On Regardless (1961), and as Sister Hoggett in Carry On Doctor (1967). [5] Her other film credits included roles in The Captain's Table (1959), No Kidding (1960), Journey into Darkness (1968), The Games (1970) and Melody (1971). She appeared on television in programmes such as Catweazle and The Good Life.[6]

On stage, she appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Court Theatre.[7] She also appeared in the Australian films The Man from Snowy River (1982),[8] Double Deal (1983) and Departure (1986).

Jago returned to Australia in the late 1970s and continued to act, notably with the Melbourne Theatre Company, and also worked as a teacher of acting and elocution.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. June Jago - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie by Sandra Brennan
  2. June Jago aveleyman.com entry
  3. Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, abc.net.au; accessed 28 December 2015.
  4. Please Turn Over (1959) BFI entry
  5. June Jago movie-dude.co.uk entry
  6. June Jago BFI entry
  7. June Jago theatricalia.com entry
  8. http://explore.bfi.org.uk/4ce2b73f61c87 The Man from Snowy River (1982) BFI entry]
  9. Creating via google.co.uk

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