Jayne Ashbourne was born on 10th February 1969. A former child actress, she has since amassed a long list of television credits to her name including Agatha Christie's Poirot, Peak Practice, Casualty, Emmerdale, The Grand and regular roles in Bodies and New Street Law. Her stage credits include Trolius & Cressida for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the lead role in the 2004 West End production of Les Liasons Dangereuses.
On Coronation Street in January and February 2000 she played the role of Amy Goskirke, Dev Alahan's stalker girlfriend from Birmingham who for a short time was a barmaid at the Rovers. Jayne has since described the role as a "career highlight".