Gentleman Jack’s Suranne Jones’ life from real name, husband and unusual phobia
Gentleman Jack is set to return to our screens this weekend and fans have been waiting a long time.The period drama follows the story of real-life gay landowner and diary keeper Anne Lister, played by Suran Jones.It is based on the life of a Halifax businesswoman in Yorkshire in the 1800s, when she began a dangerous love affair with another woman.
So far, we know that Anne and her partner, Peeky Blinders star Sophie Randall.The swearing-in took place at a private ceremony and the newlyweds will settle in Shibden Hall, Anne’s ancestral home, as she refuses to keep a low profile when on the brink of a Halifax revolution.In anticipation of her return to the concert, it caused fans to scream to find out more about lead lady Suran Jones.
Since many have known her since her time on Coronation Street, there is much to learn about the Manchester native’s career.Suranne fame, her real name and her biggest roles to dateBorn in Chaderton, Manchester, now 43, she first became famous for her role as Karen MacDonald in Crown Street.
When she started her career, she decided to get a ‘stage name’.Born Sarah Ann Jones, her father wanted to call her Suran, but their priest advised the Catholic family that it was not a “proper name. “However, when she started acting professionally and joined the Equity trade union, she decided to use Suranne as her stage name because she had already obtained her birth name.