Jan Maxwell

Jan Maxwell

Performer

Jan Maxwell, a five-time Tony-nominated actor whose performances spanned stage and screen, comedy and drama, died February 11 following a longtime battle with cancer. Her death was confirmed to Playbill by her son, William Maxwell-Lunney. She was 61.

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  • Born: Nov 20, 1956 in Fargo, North Dakota
  • Death: Feb 11, 2018 in New York, NY

Awards

Astaire Awards
2012 Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show Follies Nominee
Drama Desk Award
2015 Outstanding Actress in a Play The City of Conversation Nominee
2014 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play The Castle Nominee
2012 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Follies Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Royal Family Winner
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Play Scenes From an Execution Nominee
2007 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Coram Boy Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actress in a Play Entertaining Mr. Sloane Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Winner
2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Sixteen Wounded Nominee
2003 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play My Old Lady Nominee
Drama League
2015 Distinguished Performance The City of Conversation Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2015 Outstanding Actress in a Play The City of Conversation Nominee
2012 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Follies Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Royal Family Nominee
2010 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Lend Me a Tenor Winner
2006 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Entertaining Mr. Sloane Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Sixteen Wounded Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical The Sound of Music Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play A Doll's House Nominee
Tony Award
2012 Best Actress in a Musical Follies Nominee
2010 Best Actress in a Play The Royal Family Nominee
2010 Best Featured Actress in a Play Lend Me a Tenor Nominee
2007 Best Featured Actress in a Play Coram Boy Nominee
2005 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Nominee