Jean Taynton

Jean Taynton

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Jean Taynton is an American former teacher and celebrity family. Jean Taynton is the ex-wife of the famous actor, John Arthur Lithgow.

Early Life

Jean Taynton has not shared the information about her date of birth or anything regarding her early life. Therefore, her age, zodiac sign, and other details remain unknown. Also, the details about her education and family background remain a mystery. However, she was six years old than John.

Professional Life and Career

Jean was a teacher by profession. There is no other information about her professional life and career. However, talking about her ex-husband, John Arthur Lithgow’s career, he is an actor, comedian, poet, musician, and author.

John is the recipient of numerous accolades, including 2 Golden Globe Awards, 6 Primetime Emmy Awards, 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2 Tony Awards, and nominations for 2 Academy Awards and 4 Grammy Awards. Similarly, he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

After getting a chance to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he focused his training on the New York stage beginning a distinguished career on Broadway. Similarly, in the year 1973, he received his 1st Tony Award for his performance in The Changing Room. And, in 197, he acted in 3 plays 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, A Memory of Two Mondays, and Secret Service.

Likewise, in the 1980s this personality continued to receive Tony Awards nominations for his performances in Requiem for a Heavyweight and M. Butterfly. Also in the year 2002, he received his 2nd Tony Award, this time for a musical, The Sweet Smell of Success, and another nomination for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.


This person also won great acclaim for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Peter Morgan’s historical drama The Crown on Netflix. Likewise, for acting in The Crown, he won a Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.

Additionally, in the year 2020, he had a recurring role on the HBO period series Perry Mason. This actor is famous for his film roles. Furthermore, his early screen roles included Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz and Brian De Palma’s Blow Out.

Likewise, he received his 1st Academy Award nomination for his breakout performance in The World According to Garp in the year 1982 and received a 2nd Academy Award nomination for Terms of Endearment in 1983.

Then, he starred in the films like Footloose, Harry and the Hendersons, The Pelican Brief and Cliffhanger, A Civil Action, Dreamgirls, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, Shrek, Love Is Strange, Miss Sloane, Kinsey, and Beatriz at Dinner. In the year 2019, he appeared in Mindy Kaling’s comedy Late Night and portrayed Roger Ailes in Bombshell.

Relationship Status

Jean married actor John Arthur Lithgow in the year 1966. The two had one son together, Ian David Lithgow on February 3, 1972. Ian is an actor and a marriage and family, therapist. Jean and John separated after he had an affair with actress Liv Ullmann and they divorced in the year 1980.

Body Measurements

The information about her body stats remains unknown. Therefore, she has a decent height and weight but she has not disclosed it to the public yet. Moreover, other body measurements like chest-waist-hip, dress size, shoe size, etc are not known as well. However, she has blonde hair color and her eye color is missing.

Social Media and Net Worth

This celebrity ex-wife is absent on social media sites. Therefore, she is not active socially. Therefore, she is not available on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and many more.

As there is not much information about her profession, the details regarding her salary and net worth are not known. Therefore, the net worth of Jean remains unknown.