Jane Hancock

About Jane Hancock

Who is it?: Actress, Costume Designer, Writer
Birth Day: August 10, 1928
Birth Place:  Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Died On: 4 March 2004(2004-03-04) (aged 75)\nShaftesbury, United Kingdom
Birth Sign: Taurus
Residence: United Kingdom
Alma mater: University of Cambridge
Known for: Geology of the Cretaceous, appreciation of Wine
Awards: 1989 Lyell Medal of the Geological Society of London
Fields: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Institutions: Imperial College, London
Doctoral advisor: Maurice Black

Jane Hancock Net Worth

Jane Hancock was bornon August 10, 1928 in  Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is Actress, Costume Designer, Writer. Jane began her love of performing very young; with dance, singing and acting. She grew up in Victoria, British Columbia and was an active participant in the local theatre scene. Upon graduating high school, she briefly studied Acting at York University, then took time off school to explore her other artistic ventures including painting, drawing and costume and fashion design. She later returned to her love of Musical Theatre and studied at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria, B.C. Jane also attended a short-term intensive at the New York Film Academy's Los Angeles Campus at Universal Studios where she focused on Acting for Film and T.V. She now resides in Vancouver, B.C. where she studies locally with various teachers, and continues to work on her craft. Shakespeare is another of Jane's great passions, she also loves to write stories, songs, poetry and screenplays.
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💰 Net worth: $100,000

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Biography/Timeline

1928

Hancock was born on 10 August 1928 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, educated at Dauntsey's School near Devizes and was a national serviceman in the Royal Air Force between 1947 and 1949, before going to the University of Cambridge to read geology and petrology as an undergraduate.

1952

He graduated in 1952 and stayed on to work for his doctorate under the supervision of Maurice Black. His thesis was entitled The marginal facies of the British Chalk and in 1955 he joined the junior academic staff at King's College, London. He became Senior Lecturer in 1970 and Reader in 1977.

1986

In 1986 he moved to Imperial College London where he was awarded the 1989 Lyell Medal of the Geological Society of London and retired in 1993 to Shaftesbury but continued to teach at Imperial as Emeritus Professor.

2004

He died of cancer on 4 March 2004. He was the subject of a memorial volume of the Proceedings of the Geologists' Association in 2006 (Vol 117, Part 2), on which some of this article is based.