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Tanya Franks


Tanya Franks was born on August 16, 1967 in Plumstead, London, England as Tanya Christine Franks. She is an actress and writer, known for Family Affairs (1997), EastEnders (1985) and Liz & Dick (2012). See full bio »

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Known For

Pulling
Pulling Karen
(2006-2009)
EastEnders
EastEnders Rainie Cross / Rainey / Rainie
(2007-2015)
Broadchurch
Broadchurch Lucy Stevens
(2013-2015)
Mum
Mum Carol
(2016)

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 2016 We Still Steal the Old Way (completed)
Governor Pryce
  Aux (post-production)
Jane Dale
 2016 Moon Dogs
Pam
 2016 Mum (TV Series)
Carol
- December (2016) ... Carol
- May (2016) ... Carol
 2016 Grantchester (TV Series)
Rita Jones
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Rita Jones
 2016 Vera (TV Series)
Lorraine Hallam
- The Moth Catcher (2016) ... Lorraine Hallam
 2015 Chewing Gum (TV Series)
Mandy
- Tolled Road (2015) ... Mandy
- The Unicorn (2015) ... Mandy
- Possession (2015) ... Mandy
- Binned (2015) ... Mandy
 2014 Judith (Short)
Judith's mother (voice)
 2013/II Pieces (Short)
Mother
 2013 Love Matters (TV Series)
Denise
- Kitten Chic (2013) ... Denise
 2013 Pramface (TV Series)
Fiona
- Supermum and Hardguy 2000 (2013) ... Fiona
 2012 The Magnificent Eleven
Clare
 2012 Liz & Dick (TV Movie)
Sybil Burton
 2012 Get Lucky (Short)
Barbara
 2012 New Tricks (TV Series)
Roxanne Guthrie
- Dead Poets (2012) ... Roxanne Guthrie
 2011 Coming Up (TV Series)
Shirley
- Geronimo (2011) ... Shirley
 2010-2011 Hotel Trubble (TV Series)
Dolly
- Trubble 4011 (2011) ... Dolly
- Britain's Most Boring Bellboy (2011) ... Dolly
- Time Trubble (2011) ... Dolly
- Fashion Phonies (2011) ... Dolly
- American President (2011) ... Dolly
 2011 Island
Ruby
 2010 Skins (TV Series)
Ruth Byatt
- Cook (2010) ... Ruth Byatt
 2009 Glamour Puds (TV Series)
Narrator (Herself) - (2009)
 2006-2009 Pulling (TV Series)
Karen
- Episode #3.0 (2009) ... Karen
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... Karen
- Episode #2.5 (2008) ... Karen
- Episode #2.4 (2008) ... Karen
- Episode #2.3 (2008) ... Karen
 2008 The Cup (TV Series)
Sandra Farrell
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Sandra Farrell
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Sandra Farrell
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Sandra Farrell
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Sandra Farrell
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Sandra Farrell
 2007/I One Day (Short)
Cherie
 2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Juliet Nicholls
- Marilyn, Sometimes (2006) ... Juliet Nicholls
 2004-2005 The Bill (TV Series)
DI Morell / DCI Morell
- 369 (2005) ... DCI Morell
- 368 (2005) ... DCI Morell
- 367 (2005) ... DCI Morell
- 333 (2005) ... DCI Morell
- 332 (2005) ... DCI Morell
 2005 Chromophobia
Christine
 2005 Holby City (TV Series)
Tina Papworth
- Live and Let Die (2005) ... Tina Papworth
 2004/II Missing (Short)
Woman
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Show Show Self (6 credits)

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Despite playing her younger sister on EastEnders (1985), Franks is 10 years older than Jo Joyner in real life. See more »

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