Who Is Janet McTeer's Sister, Helen McTeer?

Helen McTeer is the only sibling of English actress Janet McTeer. The sister duo tends to have a close-knit bond.

The siblings were born in Newcastle, but the family moved to the Roman city of Yorkshire countryside when Janet was six.

Helen is also a loving mother of her three adult children, and she is their single parent. Her husband has passed away.

Once in an interview, Janet stated that her sister always wanted to have a family and be a music teacher. At the same time, Janet realized her will to have a family in her 40s.

There is not much information available on the Internet about Helen. Despite having the spotlight from her sister's popularity, she chose to stay behind the curtains.

Moreover, they were playing buddies; they played tennis and swimming. Sports were primarily influenced by their parents, who played golf for years.

The Tony-winner actress is often confused with her former fellow actress Jane Lynch.

Janet McTeer striking pose alongside Bernhardt Dylan Baker and Jason Butler Harner.
Janet McTeer striking pose alongside Bernhardt Dylan Baker and Jason Butler Harner. ( Source : broadway )

Janet And Her Sister Helen McTeer Has Five Years Age Gap

Janet was born as the second daughter of her parents on August 5, 1961. Her sister Helen was born in 1956.

Usually, siblings have only a few years of age gap; the McTeer sisters have five years of age. They were brought up together.

Despite an age gap, the sisters have been more like friends since childhood. From playing around with each other to taking influence from each other, they grew up.

Janet McTeer's Sporty Parents Are Allan McTeer and Jean McTeer

Janet McTeer was born to her parents, Allan McTeer and Jean McTeer, in Newcastle. The couple has been together for almost half-century.

Her father, Allan, is a former Rail employee, and her mother, Jean, is a retired policewoman. He lost one of his siblings in the Second World War.

Jenet's parents suspected her to have a hearing problem; they once sent her to have deaf tests. Fortunately, she did not have any hearing problems.

Allan, age 96, and his wife Jean, age 89, played golf at the amateur level and are still playing in their old days.

The parents were extremely supportive of her, they appreciated the vigor of her mind since childhood.

Is There Any Relationship Between Janet McTeer and Jane Lynch?

Jane Lynch and Janet McTeer have similar appearance but has no relationship with each other except from being former fellow actors.
Jane Lynch and Janet McTeer have similar appearance but has no relationship with each other except from being former fellow actors. ( Source : twitter )

The two phenomenal actresses have similar appearances subjecting the question if they are the same. But they have similar appearances but are not related to each other.

Janet and Jane were cast in Glee; the two actresses have similar facial structures. Additionally, they both have short hair as well.

Jane, 62, has only one year of an age gap with her former fellow actress Janet. Not just their appearance, but these two actresses have similar names.

Jane wrote and starred in the award-winning play Oh Sister, My Sister. She has three siblings, two brothers, Bob and John, and a sister, Julie.