Jo Joyner

Jo Joyner
Jo Joyner, BA (born 24 May 1978) is an English actress who is best known for her role as Tanya Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, in which she has appeared since June 2006. Since arriving on EastEnders in 2006, Jo as Tanya Branning has been at the heart of the action in Albert Square and has had a wide scope of storylines; the episode in which the character of Tanya discovered her husband Max Branning's affair with Stacey Slater was watched by 15.

DETAILS

6 Thumb it up Thumb it down

+ Add to my chicks

12309 Views

About

Birthday
1977-05-24
Nickname
Jo
Birthname
Joanne Mary Joyner
Sign
Gemini
Hometown
Chelmsford Essex England
Country
United Kingdom
Ethnicity
White
Height
5'3"
Weight
140
Job
Actress
Hobbies
Swimming Movies And Reading
Assets
Nice Ass Sexy Bod And Big 38 D
Vices
Talking Food
Tattoos
Yes
Piercings
Add
Hair
Brown
Eyes
Blue
Breast
38
Waist
28"
Hips
36"
Dress
Add
Legs
0"
Shoes
7

Jo Joyner, BA (born 24 May 1978) is an English actress who is best known for her role as Tanya Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, in which she has appeared since June 2006. Since arriving on EastEnders in 2006, Jo as Tanya Branning has been at the heart of the action in Albert Square and has had a wide scope of storylines; the episode in which the character of Tanya discovered her husband Max Branning's affair with Stacey Slater was watched by 15.3 million people. It was the highest rated television broadcast of 2007 and went on to be nominated for a BAFTA Award and Jo, the storyline and the episode were awarded at the 2008 British Soap Awards.

Before starring in EastEnders, her most noted role was as Beth Nicholls in the popular nursing drama No Angels. She had also starred as Lynda Moss, in two episodes of Doctor Who ("Bad Wolf" and "The Parting of the Ways", BBC One, June 2005). Her character also featured in a flashback in the episode Journey's End.

Joyner has also appeared in the feature-length drama Night Flight, and on television in Fat Friends, Silent Witness, Clocking Off, the 2004 BBC adaptation of North and South and as one of the stars of the Five comedy sketch show Swinging (2005–date). For her performances in the latter Joyner won a Rose d'Or international award for 'Best Female Comedy Performer'.

She also featured briefly in a sub-plot of the two-part drama The Second Coming (ITV1, 2003). Her character has a bigger role in cut scenes that feature as extras on the DVD. Also in 2003, Joyner appeared in Series Two, Episode Five of Spooks, as a firefighter named Stephanie Mills.

After taking "A" levels at Stratford Upon Avon College Jo took a degree in English Literature and Theatre Studies at the Welsh College of Music and Drama, a department of Cardiff University and home to the Welsh National Opera. She graduated with a BA Hons and the year Prize for Acting. Joyner played 'Lex', a violent girl gang member in the award winning play 'Raw' by Chris O'Connell, produced by Theatre Absolute at the Edinburgh Festival in 2001 and in the subsequent National Tour. She also played a male role in Brendan Behan's play The Hostage and appeared in The One With the Oven, at the Royal Court Theatre.

Jo Joyner on the Web

Jo Joyner Buzz