Abducted In Plaint Sight & # 39; s Jan Broberg is an actress and we had no idea!

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Anyone who has watched Netflix Abducted In Plain Sight is probably still concerned with the insanely disturbing true story that takes place about the Broberg family, in particular the then 12-year-old Jan Broberg. The documentary follows Jan, who was only once but twice abducted by a close and trusted family friend Robert Berchtold in the US in the 1970s.

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The pedophile kidnapped Jan when she was 12 and then again when she was 14, and the show explains how Jan was brainwashed to believe that she was absolutely necessary if Robert were to save the Earth from an alien invasion. In her turn, her family was blackmailed by him after they both started to work together with him on an intimate level.

Abducted In Plain Sight is perhaps just the craziest real crime documentary of Netflix ever, but Jan Broberg

Young Jan in the documentary
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As Jan explains: "The mission was that I would have a child that would save the alien planet by the time I turned 16."

Jan was reportedly helpful in getting her family on board the film – as did the completely female production team of filmmaker Skye Bergman, who eventually won the trust of the family. "Jan was ready to tell her story," explained Bob (via The Telegraph). "She had already published the book and was on the speaking circuit, trying to raise awareness of abuse, but this was still not a famous case." Jan played an important role in convincing her parents, Bob and Mary Ann, to participate. "

Abducted In Plain Sight jan broberg is an actress

Jan in Abducted In Plain Sight
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Together with the pleading for the book Stolen innocence, raising awareness and helping other survivors of sexual abuse, Jan also worked as an actress, and we had no idea until we encountered her IMDB page!

& # 39; Maniac & # 39; New York Screening

Jan with her Maniac stars
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With film credits included Maniac with Elijah Wood and with Marvel Iron Man 3, Jan has a pretty successful career behind him. Here she is in the Maniac trailer (go to 1.38 to see her character meet her fate).

She is also of abomination of stars Haunt with Jacki Weaver, family drama Everwood alongside Emily VanCamp and Netflix & # 39; s comic TV series Girlboss. Jan recently played the most in sitcom I apologize. And she is an actress with a long stage and roles inside The sound of music, Jane Eyre and My Fair Lady. Kidnapped in plain view is now available to stream on Netflix. Register with Netflix now!