21 July 1992 |
Northallerton, North Yorkshire, England
Jessica Barden (born 21 July 1992) is an English actress who was a regular cast member on Coronation Street.
Life and career
In 2007, it was announced that she would play the part of Kayleigh Morton on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. She made her first appearance on Sunday, 18 March 2007. She then appeared in the UK hit drama Death on Angel's Tide in late July 2007.
In April 2008, it was announced that Kayleigh and the rest of the Morton family would leave Coronation Street at the end of 2008, after just a year and a half. Jessica made her final appearance on Coronation Street on 29 September 2008.
She has also appeared in The Chase and No Angels, My Parents Are Aliens and plays Mary Ratcliffe in the 2007 film Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution. She has played the part of 'Pea' in the highly acclaimed production Jerusalem at the 'Royal Court Theatre' in Sloane Square before being transferred to 'The Apollo' in the West End.
Barden appeared in the film Tamara Drewe, a dramatisation of the comic strip of the same name, directed by Stephen Frears. She played the role of 'Sophie' in Joe Wright's film Hanna. Her most recent film projects are In the Dark Half and the 2012 urban horror flick Comedown. She appeared in an American independent movie Lullaby that was filmed in New York.
|1999||My Parents Are Aliens||Girl in school||TV series (Episode: "The Date")|
|2007||Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution||Mary Ratcliffe|
|2010||Tamara Drewe||Jody Long|
|2012||In the Dark Half||Marie|
|2015||The Lobster||Nosebleed Woman|
|2015||Far from the Madding Crowd||Liddy|
- "Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution" (DOC). Hoyts Distribution NZ Ltd - Swag Pictures Limited/UK Film Council. 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2010.[dead link]
- "Jessica set to join 'Corrie' cast". Wetherby News. 2 March 2007. Retrieved 2 September 2007.
- "Brookside's Sinbad joins Street". BBC News. 15 February 2007.