Ciara Janson

Ciara Janson
Born (1987-04-27) 27 April 1987 (age 35)
Surrey, England
Years active1989–present
(m. 2019)

Ciara Janson Zelmerlöw (née Janson; born 27 April 1987) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Nicole Owen on Hollyoaks.


The gurgle over at 18 months started Ciara's career as a voice over artist and inspired acting agents Hobson's International to start a children's division within their company.[1][2] When she was 5 years old Ciara become the youngest child to have a regular slot on radio in a show called 'Victoria'. Being in the voice over booth is where Ciara feels most comfortable.

Janson's first major television work was as Nicole Owen on Hollyoaks. Previous parts include the role of Heidi for a BBC radio drama. She left Hollyoaks in September 2006. Janson made her theatrical debut in Bad Blood at the Key Theatre. She made her West End debut in 2009, playing Louise in New Boy at Trafalgar Studios.

Janson is a prolific voice-over artist, and is a regular voice on BBC Three, and her extensive radio crs include Disney's new version of The Famous Five and various dramas for BBC Radio 4. She also appears as the Doctor's companion, Amy, in a trilogy of linked Doctor Who audio dramas, beginning with The Judgement of Isskar. She voiced Lucy in the American English version by Lobster Films in the Millimages animated series 64 Zoo Lane, from 1999–2000.


Year Title Role Notes
1997-1999 The Forgotten Toys Linda
1999–2000 64 Zoo Lane Lucy 52 episodes, American English version
2004–2007, 2019 Hollyoaks Nicole Owen
2005 Hollyoaks: No Going Back 5 episodes
2006 Hollyoaks: Back from the Dead
Mighty Truck of Stuff Herself
2007 Doctors Patsy Halliwell Episode: "Barbie Girls"
2008 Snog Marry Avoid? POD (Personal Overhaul Device) Voice
2011 Holby City Zoe Clinton Episode: "Oliver Twist"


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Faeries Voice
2003 Kaena: The Prophecy Kamou / Roya Voice
English dub
2010 Barbie in A Mermaid Tale Xylie Voice


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Bad Blood Belinda Key Theatre
2008 Cinderella Cinderella Buxton Opera House
2009 New Boy Louise Trafalgar Studios
2010 PopStar! The Musical Belinda Lighthouse Theatre


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Heidi Heidi BBC Radio 4
2006 The Tomorrow People: A Plague of Dreams Annie
2009 The Judgement of Isskar
The Destroyer of Delights
The Chaos Pool
Amy Big Finish Productions
2010–2013 Graceless (series) Amy/Abby (9 audiodramas)

Personal life[]

She is married to Swedish singer, Eurovision winner and presenter Måns Zelmerlöw. They became engaged in late 2017. In December 2017, Zelmerlöw revealed to Swedish press that the couple were expecting a child together.[3] A few weeks later he confirmed that they would be having a baby boy.[4] The couple welcomed Albert on 25 May 2018.[5] Janson also has a son (Archie) from a previous relationship. They were married on 5 September 2019 and live in London.


  1. ^ "Ciara Janson at Hobson's -". 11 March 2005. Archived from the original on 11 March 2005. Retrieved 11 March 2005.
  2. ^ "Ciara Janson at Hobson's International CD at Discogs". Retrieved 3 April 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Eurovision Sweden: Måns Zelmerlöw will soon become a father! -". 4 December 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Zelmerlöws julavslöjande: Det blir en pojke". Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Hollyoaks star Ciara Janson marries Eurovision winner Måns Zelmerlöw". Entertainment Daily. 6 September 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2022.

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