Jodie Comer Biography
Jodie Marie Comer is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Oksana Astankova in the British black comedy-drama spy thriller Killing Eve, for which she has received critical acclaim and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series and the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress.
How old is Jodie Comer? – Age
The English actress is 28 years old as of 11th March 2021. She was born in 1993 in Liverpool, England.
Jodie Comer Education
The English actress was raised in Childwall. She attended St. Julie’s Catholic High School. While in school she became friends with future World Champion Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson. She performed a monologue for the show in school which brought her to the attention of her drama teacher, who sent her to audition for a BBC Radio 4 play, which became her first acting job.
Is Jodie Comer in a relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the English actress revealed that she has been single for a while but she is now in love. Lately, she has been secretive about her dating life. She rarely gives anything away about her relationships, but in a recent interview with Vogue, she revealed that she is in love.
Jodie Comer Career
The English actress’s professional career began in 2008 with a guest role on an episode of The Royal Today, a Spin-off series of the medical drama series The Royal. She then made appearances in series such as Waterloo Road, Holby City, Doctors, silent Witness, Casualty, Law & Order: UK, Vera, and Inspector George Gently.
Comer appeared in the 2015 adaption of Lady chatterley’s Lover, a television film broadcast on BBC one. In December 2016, she appeared in the BBC miniseries Rillington place. In 2017, she starred as a young Elizabeth of York in The White princess on Starz, a sequel to the BBC miniseries The white Queen.
In April 2018, the English actress began starring in the BBC spy thriller series Killing Eve as Oksana Astankova/ Villanelle, a psychopathic Russian assassin with Eve Polastri, the M16 agent tasked with pursuing her. For her portrayal of Villanelle, She has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series and two British Academy Television Awards for Best Actress, with her winning both in 2019.
In April 2019, Comer was asked about upcoming work during her Happy sad confused podcast interview and revealed that she had been forced to drop out of Kenneth Branagh’s adaption of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile due to scheduling conflicts. On 31st March 2020, she was announced as the brand ambassador for skin-care brand Noble Panacea.
Comer performed a brief Cameo in the 2019 film star Wars: The rise of Skywalker, appearing as Rey’s mother in flashbacks. In June 2020, she played the lead role of Lesley in a BBC iPlayer reboot of the Talking Heads episode “Her Big Chance”. The episode, directed by Josie Rourke was filmed in lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The English actress is currently filming for The Last Duel. The film will release Worldwide on 15 October 2021. She will portray Marguerite de Carrouges, the lead female role.
In media the British Vogue included Comer in their list December 2018, of “The Most Influential Girls of 2018”, and in February 2019 Forbes included her in their annual “30 Under 30” list for being in the top 30 most influential people in the entertainment industry in Europe under the age of 30.
Jodie Comer Net worth
The English actress has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.