Clifton, Jane

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Clifton, Jane Gender: F
born on 10 April 1949 at 16:20 (= 4:20 PM )
Place Gibraltar, Gibraltar, 36n08, 5w21
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 20°25' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 14°41 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 07°52'


British-born Australian actress and singer.

In 1961 she emigrated to Perth, Australia, before later settling in Melbourne. She became a naturalized citizen of Australia in 1992. Clifton started out on radio stations 3CR and 3RMT-FM in the 1970s. She has also worked for Radio National and 774 ABC. Clifton has also done voice-over work for commercials and audio books.

Clifton has also acted extensively in film and the stage and in various television programs. Her films include The Clinic and A Slice of Life. Her stage roles include The Pack of Women and Mum's the Word. She has also made a number of television appearances, including Sweet and Sour and a guest appearance in Carson's Law. Her best known acting role is probably that of tough prison bookie Margo Gaffney in the TV series Prisoner. She played the role from 1980 until 1984 on an intermittent basis, having previously appeared in a different, minor role, in earlier episodes. In September 2010, it was announced that Clifton would be joining the cast of the TV series Neighbours as Judge Willow. Her scenes aired in November of that year.

Clifton is an accomplished singer. In the late 1970s she was a member of new wave band Stiletto which had a number of releases on the Oz label. In the early 1980s, she had several Australian hit singles, including "Taxi Mary" recorded with Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, and the song "The Girl on the Wall" taken from the show The Pack of Women. She has more recently released a CD entitled The Marriage Of Style

Clifton is also the author of novels Half Past Dead and A Hand in the Bush. She is a registered Civil Celebrant and performs marriage ceremonies.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Entertainment: Prisoner (born 27 February 1979). Notes: Played Yvonne; Margo Gaffney, 1980-1984
  • associate relationship with Harmer, Wendy (born 10 October 1955). Notes: Radio co-hosts

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Clifton's "Address Book" (Camberwell, Vic: Penguin, 2011), p. 13.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction