Jane Danson is an English actress. She is known for her portrayal of Leanne Battersby in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street between 1997 and 2000, and from 2004 onwards. Her other television credits include Children’s Ward (1995–1997), The Grand (1997) and The Bill (2002–2003). For her role on Coronation Street, Danson won the 2011 British Soap Award for Best Dramatic Performance.
Danson began dating former Brookside actor Robert Beck in 1999 and the two married in December 2005.