MARY JANE WELLS - "Princess"
Mary Jane Wells trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, then performed theatre for 12 years in the UK and Europe. She first came to the US in the Mark Taper production of French classic, THE RED BALLOON. She returned later that year with a solo show MARTHA for the Annenberg Centre, toured to the Kennedy Center and the New Victory on Broadway and the International showcase in Philadelphia where she won the Victor Award.
She worked in a recurring role on the BBC’s HALF MOON INVESTIGATES and narrated BBC3’s six-part series, MY CHILDHOOD. Her prior visit to the US was courtesy of the Smithsonian with CUCHULAIN, THE HOUND OF ULSTER. She was then invited to join the rep company in Honolulu for a year, playing Aerial in THE LITTLE MERMAID.
Since then, Wells has been shooting, writing and lending her voice to productions in London and Los Angeles, and has appeared in two FilmMcQueen features, ELENA UNDONE and METH HEAD. She currently can be heard working for DreamWorks Animation in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, voice matching and singing for Cate Blanchett, voicing the DOWNTON ABBEY audiobooks, and working on her own show, HEROINE THE PLAY, www.heroinetheplay.com. More details at www.maryjanewells.org.