Jaime Winstone

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Jaime Winstone
Jaime Winstone cropped to neck.jpg
Jaime Winstone in 2008
Born Jaime Margaret Winstone
(1985-05-06) 6 May 1985 (age 29)
Camden, North London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Jaime Margaret Winstone (born 6 May 1985) is an English actress, known for playing Becky in the film Kidulthood, and playing Kelly in the E4 horror series Dead Set.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Winstone was born in Camden, North London.[1] She is the daughter of actor Ray Winstone and his wife Elaine McCausland. She has two sisters, Lois (born 1982), the eldest, who is a singer and sometime actress, and a younger sister, Ellie (born 2001). She grew up in Enfield, North London, where she occasionally attended Enfield County School,[2] a local state school. Her family later moved to Roydon, Essex where she attended Burnt Mill School in Harlow, Essex before going on to study for a Btec National Diploma in Performing Arts at the performing arts department of Harlow College, Essex. She studied briefly at drama school, before dropping out to pursue her acting career in movies such as Anuvahood and Kidulthood.

Film career[edit]

Winstone's credits include the films Bullet Boy (2004), Daddy's Girl, Kidulthood (both 2006) and Donkey Punch (2008), the television series M.I.T.:Murder Investigation Team, Vincent (alongside her father), Totally Frank, Goldplated and Dead Set and a short film called Love Letters. She was cast in a BBC pilot Phoo Action, but a planned series was cancelled just as filming was about to start.

Winstone sings backing vocals for her sister Lois' band. As an actress she has appeared in the music video for The Streets' single "When You Wasn't Famous", The Twang's single "Two Lovers", and Hercules and Love Affair's single "Blind". In April 2009 she co-starred with Alfie Allen in the music video for the Madness single Dust Devil.

She made her catwalk modelling debut in 2008, for Vivienne Westwood and in February 2009 she appeared on the front cover of Arena.

She made her stage debut in a Hampstead Theatre revival of The Fastest Clock in the Universe which also played at the Curve theatre, Leicester.[3]

In March 2010 she was announced as a new patron of the East End Film Festival.[4] Winstone stars in the Stealth Media Group produced thriller film Manor Hunt Ball and based on the novel The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell.[5]

The spring of 2010 also saw Winstone portray Anneli Alderton, one of five women murdered in Ipswich 2006, in the BBC drama Five Daughters. Alderton was the third girl to go missing in December, 2006.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Director
2004 Bullet Boy Natalie Saul Dibb
2005 Love Letter Tracey Richard Fenwick
2006 Kidulthood Becky Menhaj Huda
Daddy's Girl Nina D.J. Evans
2008 Donkey Punch Kim Olly Blackburn
2009 Boogie Woogie Elaine Duncan Ward
Eve Rachel Jack Davies
2010 Made in Dagenham Sandra Nigel Cole
2011 Anuvahood Yasmin Adam Deacon and Daniel Toland
Wild Bill Helen Dexter Fletcher
2012 Elfie Hopkins Elfie Hopkins Ryan Andrews
2013 uwantme2killhim? Rachel Andrew Douglas
Powder Room Chanel MJ Delaney
2014 Love, Rosie

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team Hannah Episode No.2.4
2006 Totally Frank Lisa Episodes No.2.9, 2.10
Vincent Gina Episode No.2.1
Goldplated Lauren Episodes No.1.1 - 1.5
2008 Phoo Action Whitey Action Director: Euros Lyn
Dead Set Kelly Episodes No.1.1 - 1.5
2010 Agatha Christie's Poirot Sheila Webb Episode No.12.1
Five Daughters Annelli Alderton Episodes No.1.1 - 1.3
2012 True Love Stella Episode: #1.2
2013 Mad Dogs Mercedes Episodes 3.1, 3.3, 3.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography of Jamie Winstone". 
  2. ^ Evening Standard (London) 27 February, 2006 The rise of Ray's tough little cookie by Nick Curtis
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ The Red Pages: Announcing that Jaime Winstone is new East End Film Festival patron [2]
  5. ^ Creepy, Uncle. (2010-04-20) Stealth Media Group to Host the Manor Hunt Ball. Dreadcentral.com. Retrieved on 2012-04-21.

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