Jeananne Crowley is an Irish actress and writer, remembered for her collaborations in British film and television. She appeared in the film Educating Rita and is possibly best known for her role as Nellie Keene in the BBC drama series Tenko.
Crowley has appeared in The Clinic and Proof. Other television credits include: The Onedin Line; Shoestring; Reilly, Ace of Spies; Doctor Who (as Princess Vena in the serial Timelash); and The Racing Game (as Meg Appleby).
Crowley is also a prolific writer; she has written two plays, one of which was performed at the Royal Court Theatre, and has also been a regular contributor to national newspapers, including the Sunday Times, The Observer, The Guardian and the Irish Times. In 2002, she was a judge for the Irish Novelist of the Year competition.