Jane Asher is born

Jane Asher, who was in a relationship with Paul McCartney between 1963 and 1968, was born on 5 April 1946 in Willesden, north London.

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She was the youngest of three children born to Dr Richard Alan John Asher and Margaret Asher. Her father worked as a writer, broadcaster and consultant in blood and mental diseases at Central Middlesex Hospital, and her mother was a professor of oboe at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Asher became a child actress and later had a distinguished career on stage and screen.

Last updated: 26 May 2020
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