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ABOUT ME

Janet Weakley was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 15,1959. It was here that she spent her early childhood. When Janet was nine years old her parents divorced, and she moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida with her mother and sister. She attended Pine Crest School, and in sophomore year she stepped on stage and discovered her love for acting. She went on to graduate from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where she was a double major, earning her BA in Theatre and English.

 

After college, Janet went to New York, training at The Lee Strasberg Institute, HB Studio, and the acting studio of Michael Schulman and Eva Meckler. After remaining in New York for several years, Janet returned home to Florida, but it wasn’t until years later that she would return to the stage. Janet made her professional debut in 2009, having had the good fortune to be cast as Amanda Wingfield in “The Glass Menagerie” under the direction of Tony nominated director, Michael Leeds.

 

She went on to become a highly sought after character actress, performing on stages throughout South Florida. Recently, she moved to Lawrenceville, New Jersey to be close to New York City once again in order to pursue a career in film and television, as well as in the theater.

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