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Overview (2)

Born in Newport, Gwent, Wales, UK
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Josephine d'Arby was born and raised in South Wales. As a teenager she studied advanced improvisation at the Anna Scher Theatre, London. before moving on to graduate the 3 year acting course at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She has worked extensively in the UK as a TV host and in 1999 became the youngest British woman to then have her own chat show 'Josie' on Channel 5. After presenting on Top of the Pops and the Holiday program both for BBC1, she returned to acting in the lead role of Jodie Finn in the BBC1 drama Mersey Beat, a role in which she stayed for three seasons. Other acting work followed including a role in the Britsh movie 'Blackball' alongside Vince Vaughan.

In 2005 she was able to showcase her character acting skills live on stage in the well-received Vagina Monolouges summer tour. She came into her own as an on screen comedy actress in two major productions, the BBCs surreal but brilliant science spoof 'Look Around You' and has just completed filming on 'Spoons', Channel 4's new comedy sketch show in which along with an ensemble cast, she plays a myriad of outrageous female characters.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pamela Collins

Trivia (3)

Attended RADA
She is currently recording her first album under a pseudonym. [2005]
She is one of six celebrity ambassadors attached to the British Red Cross, her work there has taken her to projects in South Africa and Cambodia. She was chosen as a guest speaker at the BRC national assembly 2003 to in spire volunteers. Her topic was 'HIV AIDS In South Africa" . She also works closely with SURF, a charity that supports survivors of the Rwandan Genocide of '94.

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