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Janis Spence

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B: 1947D: February 7, 2008 in St.John's, Newfoundland

Janis Spence is a writer, actor and director living and working in St. John`s. The author of three stage plays, Chickens, Catlover, and Walking to Australia, she has also written extensively for radio and television. Her book, On the beach is spanish room is a collection of six previously unpublished inter-connected contemporary short stories. She had suffered a stroke in late 2007 and had not been well after that. According to various news reports at the time, Spence had lapsed into a coma sometime before she died. Janis Spence was married to the late playwright Michael Cook. Their son is the actor Sebastian Spence.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood (1986)

The Boys of St. Vincent: 15 Years Later (1993)
Anchor Zone (1994)

The Bingo Robbers (2000)
Violet (2000)

TV Series – Cast:
Up at Ours (mini-series, 1979)
Gullage’s (1996)
Hatching, Matching, & Dispatching (2005)

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