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Iredale, Jane

Jane Iredale was nominated for a Tony Award for the book to the Broadway musical WIND IN THE WILLOWS. She was the co-producer and script editor of the Peabody-Award winning Mark Twain series on PBS, which included Life on the Mississippi, The Innocents Abroad, Pudd'nhead Wilson, and the mini-series Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. She wrote for Orson Welles and Lillian Gish on the Emmy Award-winning series The Silent Years and for Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Vincent Price and Claire Bloom on the PBS series Anyone for Tennyson?

She adapted Carlos Fuentes' novel Where the Air is Clear for the screen and scripted the soon-to-be-filmed golf comedy Dog Leg Right.

Originally from London, Ms. Iredale for several years headed her own casting company in New York. She now alternates writing assignments with a career as the founder and president of America's leading natural mineral cosmetics company.

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      In 1985, WIND IN THE WILLOWS - based on the classic children's story - opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre.