Jane McCarry

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Jane McCarry
Born Jane McCarry
1970 (age 51–52)
Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation Actress, Comedian, former drama teacher
Years active 1990 - present

Jane McCarry (born 1970) is a Scottish actress. She is most famous for her role as Isa Drennan in the Scottish sitcom, Still Game.

Beginning in 2006, McCarry appears in the children's programme, Me Too! as the middle-aged childminder, Granny Murray. Similar to the already popular Balamory, the show revolves around McCarry's character working as a nanny and educates children as to what parents may be doing during the workday. The character of Granny Murray provides a kernel of wisdom in each episode that "saves the day" for one of the parents off at work.

McCarry also starred in Rab C Nesbitt, playing Andra's wife in the series eight episode, "Bug" and a nurse in the series 4 episode "Buckfast".

She appears occasionally in plays at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh.

In 2011, McCarry played the Fairy Godmother in "Cinderella" at the Palace Theatre in Kilmarnock.

She has two children (Iain and Alexander) with her husband, Robert Gibson.[1]

Prior to appearing in Still Game, Jane taught drama at Shawlands Academy and St Pauls High, Pollok for 3 years.

Jane worked as an actor with the Baldy Bane Theatre Co Glasgow. She currently teaches at St Andrews RC Secondary School in East End of Glasgow.

In 2011, Jane appeared in Kilmarnock's Pantomime at The Palace Theatre as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella.

In 2012 she appeared in The Steamie at The Kings Theatre.

In 2014 She Starred in BBC Sitcom Pilot The Sunny as Gina, The Show Was Written by Robert Flourence and Iain Connell

In 2014, she rejoined the rest of the Still Game cast in the return of Still Game, live at the hydro.


  1. Edwards, Gareth (13 October 2006). "Scotsman.com". Granny shows us how. Edinburgh. Retrieved 20 October 2006.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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