Joanna Scanlan

Joanna Scanlan

British actress
Joanna Scanlan was born on 27 October 1961 in West Kirby, Merseyside, England, UK. She is an actress and writer, known for Notes on a Scandal (2006), Getting On (2009) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003). She is married to Neil Bicknell.Wikipedia
BornOctober 27, 1961
HometownWest Kirby, England
Height5'1" (1.55m)
SpouseNeil Bicknell

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Fantastic Beasts, Best British Film? The 10 most bizarre Bafta nominations ever

  • This year, barring one of the biggest upsets in its 77-year history, the Baftas will be lauding Christopher Nolan and Oppenheimer, in what will likely be a dress rehearsal for the Oscars next month. Although Nolan and his film are worthy and deserving winners, it is hard not to feel a faint sense of weariness at the all-but-inevitable coronation, especially because the Baftas have – shall we say – a reputation for throwing curveballs out there.


Coming soon: Kristin Scott Thomas, Penelope Wilton, Meera Syal and Joanna Scanlan star in Brexit Shorts

A year after the EU referendum result revealed a deeply divided nation, the Guardian and Headlong theatre company present Brexit Shorts. This major new series of online dramas stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Penelope Wilton, Meera Syal, Steffan Rhodri, Bronagh Gallagher, Dean Fagan, Nasser Memarzia, Scott Reid and Joanna Scanlan. The first five films will be released at noon BST on Monday 19 June..
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2022British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLeading ActressAfter Love (2020 film)Winner
2010British Academy of Film & Television ArtsFemale Performance in a Comedy ProgrammeGetting OnNominated