Jeanne Neilson


Jeanne Neilson was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

After having studied at the University of Stellenbosch and spending a couple of years in Europe and the United Kingdom, she returned to Cape Town in 2003 to pursue a career in film.

Her breakthrough came with the lead role of "Jill" in Faith Like Potatoes and since then she has appeared in films including The Deal opposite Meg Ryan and William H Macy, Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove and various German, British and South African film productions.

She lives in Cape Town with her husband Dominic, is the splitting image of her identical twin, Jax, and is the proud sister of commercials director Anton Visser.

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