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Jean Boht (born Jean Dance on 6 March 1936) is an English actress.
She is most famous for the role of Nellie Boswell in Carla Lane's comedy Bread.
In a career spanning from 1971 to the present day, she has appeared in such productions as Softly, Softly (1971), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1978), Juliet Bravo in the mid 1980s, and most recently in 2004, Mothers and Daughters. In 1989, she was the subject of This Is Your Life. She is married to composer Carl Davis, and they have two daughters.
She was a pupil at Wirral Grammar School for Girls.
In 2006 she starred on-stage in 'Embers' along with Jeremy Irons at the Duke of York Theatre in London. In 2008 she made a guest appearance in BBC daytime soap Doctors. She starred in Chris Shepherd's 2010 award winning film Bad Night For The Blues. She obtained the name Boht from her first marriage to Bill Boht at that time Manager of the Ritz cinema in Birkenhead
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