Ciara Janson

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Ciara Janson
Born (1987-04-27) 27 April 1987 (age 29)
Surrey, England
Occupation Actress, voice actress
Years active 1989–present
Parent(s) David Janson
Debbie Arnold

Ciara Janson (born 27 April 1987) is an English actress, best known for her role as Nicole Owen on Hollyoaks.

Early life[edit]

Janson is the daughter of actors David Janson and Debbie Arnold. She has a sister called Talia. She attended Danes Hill School and Epsom College.[1]


Janson's first major television work was as Nicole Owen on Hollyoaks. Previous parts include the role of Heidi for a BBC radio drama. She left Hollyoaks in September 2006. Janson made her theatrical debut in Bad Blood at the Key Theatre. She made her West End debut in 2009, playing Louise in New Boy at Trafalgar Studios.

Janson is a prolific voice-over artist, and is a regular voice on BBC Three, and her extensive radio credits include Disney's new version of The Famous Five and various dramas for BBC Radio 4. She also appears as the Doctor's new companion, Amy, in a trilogy of linked Doctor Who audio dramas, beginning with The Judgement of Isskar. She voiced Lucy on the Millimages cartoon series 64 Zoo Lane from 1999–2003.



Year Title Role Notes
1999 64 Zoo Lane Lucy Voice (Season 1–2 only)
2004–2007 Hollyoaks Nicole Owen
2005 Hollyoaks: No Going Back Nicole Owen 5 episodes
2006 Hollyoaks: Back from the Dead Nicole Owen 5 episodes
2006 Mighty Truck of Stuff Herself
2007 Doctors Patsy Halliwell Episode: "Barbie Girls"
2008 Snog Marry Avoid? POD (Personal Overhaul Device) Voice
2011 Holby City Zoe Clinton Episode: "Oliver Twist"


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Faeries Voice
2003 Kaena: The Prophecy Kamou / Roya Voice
English dub
2010 Barbie in A Mermaid Tale Xylie Voice


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Bad Blood Belinda Key Theatre
2008 Cinderella Cinderella Buxton Opera House
2009 New Boy Louise Trafalgar Studios
2010 PopStar! The Musical Belinda Lighthouse Theatre


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Heidi Heidi BBC Radio 4
2006 The Tomorrow People: A Plague of Dreams Annie
2009 The Judgement of Isskar
The Destroyer of Delights
The Chaos Pool
Amy Big Finish Productions
2010–2013 Graceless Amy/Abby Big Finish Productions


  1. ^ "Soap star promises to return to home village – Entertainment – getsurrey". GetSurrey. 31 July 2007. Retrieved 7 November 2012. The actress attended Danes Hill School and regularly goes back there to watch the school plays. She said of her time there: "I loved it, I absolutely loved it." Ciara later went to Epsom College but did not go to university, choosing instead to focus on her acting career. "I don't know what I'd do if I wasn't an actress, probably English or psychology. I've never really given it a thought." 

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