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ABOUT JOANNE KING
as Jane Boleyn
Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5'6" (1.68 m)
Family: second of four children, father Ronan is an accountant and mother Adele is a volunteer teacher
St. Brigid's Girl School, Cabinteely
Joanne graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin in 2003. Since graduating she has worked in extensively in productions for TV, Film and Theatre.
Before joining Casualty Joanne worked as a BBC tour guide.
Mostrecent televisionroles include Nancy in Massive for BBC opposite hit comedian Jonny Vegas; Brandi in Shameless (Channel 4). Other TV credits include Trial and Retribution directed by Gillies McKinnon (ITV); The Omid Jhalili show (BBC); The Exile Files (TG4); Fair City (RTE). Perhaps most notably is her portrayal of angsty series regular 'Cyd' on Casualty for BBC (42 episodes). Theatre credits are What the Dead Want and Elysian Juniors directed by Jimmy Fay (Project), The Playboy of the Western World with Yew Tree Theatre Company, Carolling Corcorans at The Ark, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Pavilion) and most notably Ophelia in Hamlet at The Cork Opera House opposite The Wind that Shakes the Barleys' Padraic Delaney. Film includes the title role of 'Girl' in award winning short film The Wonderful World of Kevin Kind (Fastnet Films) andBoy Eats Girl directed by Stephen Bradley (Element Films). Joanne recently appeared as Caryl in Personal Enemy - WORLD PREMIER of JOHN OSBORNE AND ANTHONY CREIGHTON'S LOST PLAY at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington. The production also performed at 59E59 Theaters, New York; as part of the 'Brits Off Broadway' series.
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Non-acting careers:Also Appeared in the <a class="external" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_McFadden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Brian McFadden">Brian McFadden</a> music video <a class="external" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Son" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Irish Son">Irish Son</a> as a businesswoman.
Shameless (2008) as Brandi
The Omid Djalili Show (2007)
<a class="external" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/casualty/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casualty</a> (2006 - 2007) as Cynthia "Cyd" Pyke
The Exile Files (2006) as Lucy Dillon
Boy Eats Girl (2005) as a zombie
Big break: Landing a role in the BBC drama Casualty
Best known for: role of Cyd Pyke
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