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Jayne Atkinson stars in "Criminal Minds" on CBS in the recurring role of Erin Strauss. She previously portrays Karen Hayes on FOX's "24." 

The career of British-born, two-time Tony Award-nominee Jayne Atkinson has spanned two decades and has included roles in theater, television and film. 

A graduate of Northwestern University, Atkinson made her theater debut in a Broadway production of "All My Sons" and went on to star in many theater productions, including "Henry VIII," "Tru" and "The Art of Success." In 2000, her powerful performance in "The Rainmaker" garnered a Tony Award nomination, and her role in "Enchanted April" earned Atkinson an Outer Critics Circle Award as well as a Tony Award nomination.

On the silver screen, Atkinson's feature film credits include "Free Willy," "Blank Check" and "The Village." Most recently, she starred alongside George Clooney in the Academy Award-winning drama "Syriana."

Her other television credits include "A Year in the Life," "Parenthood," "The X-Files," "Law & Order," "The Practice" and "Joan of Arcadia."

Atkinson is happily married and lives in Los Angeles.

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How old is Jayne Atkinson? Where does Jayne Atkinson live? Find out here.

Age: 57 years old
Birthday: February 18, 1959
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Husband: Michael Gill (10/3/1998, 1 child)

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