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Joanna Scanlan


Joanna Scanlan was born on October 27, 1961 in West Kirby, Merseyside, England as Joanna Marion Scanlan. She is an actress and writer, known for Bridget Jones's Baby (2016), The Thick of It (2005) and Getting On (2013). See full bio »
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Known For

Bridget Jones's Baby
Bridget Jones's Baby Cathy - Makeup Lady
(2016)
The Thick of It
The Thick of It Terri Coverley
(2005-2012)
Getting On
Getting On Sister Den Flixter
(2013-2015)
No Offence
No Offence DI Vivienne Deering
(2015-2017)

Filmography

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 2017 Tulip Fever (completed)
Mrs. Overvalt
 2015-2017 No Offence (TV Series)
DI Vivienne Deering
- Episode #2.7 (2017) ... DI Vivienne Deering
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... DI Vivienne Deering
- Episode #2.5 (2017) ... DI Vivienne Deering
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... DI Vivienne Deering
- Episode #2.3 (2017) ... DI Vivienne Deering
 2016 Hooten & the Lady (TV Series)
Penny McQuinn
- Bhutan (2016) ... Penny McQuinn
 2016 Bridget Jones's Baby
Cathy - Makeup Lady
 2016 The Complete Walk: Macbeth (Short)
Porter
 2015 Fungus the Bogeyman (TV Mini-Series)
Mildew
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Mildew
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Mildew
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Mildew
 2015 The Bad Education Movie
Susan Poulter
 2014 Mapp & Lucia (TV Mini-Series)
Ursula 'Ursy' Pillson
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Ursula 'Ursy' Pillson
 2014 Puppy Love (TV Series)
Nana V
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Nana V
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Nana V
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Nana V
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Nana V
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Nana V
 2014 Get Santa
Ruth
 2014 Testament of Youth
Aunt Belle
 2013-2014 Big School (TV Series)
Mrs. Klebb
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Mrs. Klebb
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... Mrs. Klebb
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... Mrs. Klebb
- Episode #2.1 (2014) ... Mrs. Klebb
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Mrs. Klebb
 2014 Rev. (TV Series)
Jill Mallory
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... Jill Mallory
- Episode #3.1 (2014) ... Jill Mallory
 2014 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Clara Trout
- The Killings of Copenhagen (2014) ... Clara Trout
 2013 The Invisible Woman
Catherine Dickens (as Ms. Joanna Scanlan)
 2013 Coming Up (TV Series)
Denise's Mum
- Burger Van Champion (2013) ... Denise's Mum
 2013 Psychobitches (TV Series)
Barbara Woodhouse
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Barbara Woodhouse
 2013 Poe
Friend (voice)
 2013 Heading Out (TV Series)
Toria
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Toria
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Toria
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Toria
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Toria
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Toria
 2012 Dylan's Room (Short)
Penny
 2012 Stella (TV Series)
Nancy
- Episode #1.10 (2012) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.9 (2012) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Nancy
 2011 Hot Hot Hot
Mary-Ann
 2004-2011 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Dr. Diana Dibbs / Toni
- Gentlemen Prefer (2004) ... Toni
 2011 Chickens (TV Series)
Mrs. Snedden
- Pilot (2011) ... Mrs. Snedden
 2011 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Mrs. Snedden
- Chickens (2011) ... Mrs. Snedden
 1998-2011 Casualty (TV Series)
Mary Griffin / Wendy Prescott
- When the Bough Breaks (2011) ... Mary Griffin
- Public Service (1998) ... Wendy Prescott
 2009 House of Boys
Nurse Suzanne
 2009 Home Time (TV Series)
Mrs Pitman
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Mrs Pitman
 2009/III The Calling
Sister Kevin
 2009 Runaway (TV Mini-Series)
Helpline Operator
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Helpline Operator
 2009 In the Loop
Roz
 2008 The Other Boleyn Girl
Midwife
 2007 Stardust
Mormo
 2007 Jekyll (TV Mini-Series)
Nurse
- Hyde (2007) ... Nurse
 2007 My Mother (Short)
Nurse
 2007 Buying Porn (Short)
Mrs. Jack
 2007 Maxwell (TV Movie)
Jennings
 2007 The Moon and the Stars
Daisy Burke
 2005/I Butterflies (Short)
Jane
 2004 Little Britain (TV Series)
Anya
- Episode #2.2 (2004) ... Anya
 2004 Doctors and Nurses (TV Series)
Stumpy Yates
- Go West (2004) ... Stumpy Yates
- Friends Reunited (2004) ... Stumpy Yates
- Bella Bella (2004) ... Stumpy Yates
- Holy Smoke (2004) ... Stumpy Yates
 2003 The Deal (TV Movie)
Sue Nye
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Diana Spearman
- Echoes (2003) ... Diana Spearman
 2001 Comedy Lab (TV Series)
Joy / Pity
- Daydream Believers: Brand New Beamer (2001) ... Joy / Pity
 2001 My Family (TV Series)
Dental Assistant
- 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (2001) ... Dental Assistant
 2001 Spaced (TV Series)
Tina
- Mettle (2001) ... Tina
 2001 Fun at the Funeral Parlour (TV Series)
Janet / Joan Jones
- The Heron Incident (2001) ... Janet / Joan Jones
 2000 The Announcement
Debbie
 2000 EastEnders (TV Series)
Cellmate
- Episode dated 12 December 2000 (2000) ... Cellmate (as Joanna Scanlon)
- Episode dated 11 December 2000 (2000) ... Cellmate (as Joanna Scanlon)
 2000 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Gillian
- Things Aren't Simple Any More (2000) ... Gillian
 2000 Human Remains (TV Series)
Nana
- An English Squeak (2000) ... Nana
 2000 Cry Wolf (TV Series)
Julie
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Julie
 1999 How Do You Want Me? (TV Series)
Customer no. 2 / Parent Governor
- The Bad Builders (1999) ... Customer no. 2
- I'm Not an Alcoholic (1999) ... Parent Governor
 1999 The Bill (TV Series)
Madelaine Tudor
- Trade Off (1999) ... Madelaine Tudor
 1999 Coming Soon (TV Movie)
Claudia
 1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Iris Wood-Newton
- Frozen (1999) ... Iris Wood-Newton
 1998 Picking up the Pieces (TV Series)
Gina
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Gina
 1998 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Audrey Barker
- Road Rage: Part Two (1998) ... Audrey Barker
- Road Rage: Part One (1998) ... Audrey Barker
 1998 Vanity Fair (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Crawley
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Lady Crawley
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Lady Crawley
 1998 A Rather English Marriage (TV Movie)
Sister
 1997 Jane Eyre (TV Movie)
Bessie
 1997 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Midwife
- Eye of the Storm (1997) ... Midwife
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Other Works:

She acted in Fay Weldon's translation of Gustav Flaubert's novel, "Madame Bovary," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England in the Shared Experience company production with Amanda Drew, Maxwell Hutcheon, Adrian Schiller, and Simon Thorp in the cast. Polly Teale was director.

Alternate Names:

Jo Scanlan | Ms. Joanna Scanlan | Joanna Scanlon

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trademark:

Matronly roles

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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