Jo Joyner

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Jo Joyner
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Joyner in 2011
Born Joanne Mary Joyner
(1977-05-24) 24 May 1977 (age 37)
Harlow, Essex, England
Nationality British
Alma mater Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present
Notable work(s) See below
Spouse(s) Neil Madden (m. 2007)
Children Freddie Madden
Edie Madden

Joanne Mary Joyner (born 24 May 1977)[1][2][3] is a British actress, best known for her role as Tanya Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 2006 to 2013. For this role she has won The British Soap Award for 'Best Dramatic Performance' in 2008 and 2012.

Since 2014, Joyner has starred in the comedy series Trying Again, playing the lead role of Meg.

Personal life[edit]

Joyner announced in July 2009 that she was pregnant with twins as a result of IVF treatment.[4] She gave birth to a boy, Freddie and a girl, Edie,[5] on 7 December 2009.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Night Flight Brigitte TV Movie
2004 Pretending to be Judith Shop Assistant TV Movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004-06 No Angels Beverly 'Beth' Nichols Series Regular
2004 North & South Fanny Thornton Recurring: 4 Episodes
2005 Doctor Who Lynda Moss 2 Episodes.
2005 Swinging Various Roles Recurring: 7 Episodes
2006-13 EastEnders Tanya Branning Series regular
2010, 2014 Loose Women Herself Guest panelist, 5 episodes
2011, 2013 Candy Cabs Jackie O'Sullivan Lead role
2014— Trying Again Meg Lead role

Awards[edit]

Joyner has won a multitude of awards from highly prestigious international awards to minor magazine voted prizes.

Year Result Award Category Film or series Character
2006 Won Rose d'Or Best Female Comedy Performer Swinging various roles
2007 Shortlisted* National Television Awards Most Popular Newcomer EastEnders Tanya Branning
Shortlisted* Inside Soap Awards Best Newcomer[7] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated TV Quick and Choice Awards Best Newcomer EastEnders Tanya Branning
2008 Won Digital Spy Soap Awards Most Popular Actress[8] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Actress[9] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Won British Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance EastEnders Tanya Branning
Won All About Soap Bubble Awards Best Slap (with Lacey Turner) EastEnders Tanya Branning
Won All About Soap Bubble Awards Best Tearjerker EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated All About Soap Bubble Awards Fatal Attraction (with Rob Kazinsky)[10] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated TV Quick and Choice Awards Best Soap Actress EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated TV Quick and Choice Awards Best Soap Newcomer EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated* Inside Soap Awards Best Actress[11] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Shortlisted* Inside Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance[12] EastEnders Tanya Branning
2009 Nominated All About Soap Bubble Awards I'm A Survivor EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated British Soap Awards Best Actress[13] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated TV Now Awards Favourite Female Soap Star EastEnders Tanya Branning
2011 Nominated* Inside Soap Awards Best Wedding[14] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Shortlisted* Inside Soap Awards Sexiest Female EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated Royal Television Society North West Awards Best Performance in a Comedy[15][16] Candy Cabs Jackie
2012 Nominated Television and Radio Industries Club Awards TV Soap Personality[17] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Nominated Shorty Awards Best Actress[18] n/a n/a
Nominated Shorty Awards Best Fansite[19] n/a n/a
Won All About Soap Awards Best Actress[20] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Won All About Soap Awards Best Couple (with Jake Wood) EastEnders Tanya Branning
Shortlisted* British Soap Awards Best Actress[21] EastEnders Tanya Branning
Won British Soap Awards Best Dramatic Performance EastEnders Tanya Branning
Won British Soap Awards Best On-Screen Partnership (with Jake Wood) EastEnders Tanya Branning
Shortlisted* TV Choice Awards Best Soap Actress[22] EastEnders Tanya Branning
  • Her Rose d'Or award meant she was inducted into the Elite Golden Rose of Montreux Hall of Fame.
  • (*) means there was two main round of nominations for that category. For that particular category, nominated means she only made the first round of nominations and shortlisted means she made the second and final round of nominations to be decided by either the public vote or by a judging panel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://search.findmypast.co.uk/results/united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?firstname=joanne%20mary&lastname=joyner
  2. ^ "Jo Joyner - official Twitter page". 
  3. ^ "Jo Joyner tweets her birthday". 
  4. ^ 'EastEnders' star pregnant with twins - EastEnders News - Showbiz - Digital Spy
  5. ^ "Jo Joy at new twins". The Sun. United Kingdom. 15 January 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "Jo Joy at new twins". The Daily Mail. United Kingdom. 9 March 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2010. 
  7. ^ "Inside Soap Awards- Shortlist". digitalspy.co.uk. 20 September 2007. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Digital Spy Soap Awards 2008: The Winners". digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  9. ^ "The British Soap Awards 2008: The Winners". digitalspy.co.uk. 4 May 2008. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  10. ^ "All About Soap Bubble Awards". web.archive.org. 19 February 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012. 
  11. ^ "Inside Soap Awards 2008 – Nominations". msntvsoapsuk.wordpress.com. 16 July 2008. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  12. ^ "British Soap Awards Nominations: Panel Shortlist". walfordweb.co.uk. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  13. ^ "British Soap Awards 2009: The Winners". digitalspy.co.uk. 10 May 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2009. 
  14. ^ "In Full: Inside Soap Awards 2011 Nominees". digitalspy.co.uk. July 11, 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  15. ^ "RTS 2011 Shortlist". rts.org.uk. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  16. ^ "Bumper year for RTS TV awards as MediaCity makes its mark on the north west". menmedia.co.uk. 28 September 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  17. ^ "TRIC 2011 Awards Nominees". tric.org.uk. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  18. ^ "Jo Joyner was nominated for a Shorty Award!". shortyawards.com. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  19. ^ "Jo Joyner was nominated for a Shorty Award". shortyawards.com. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  20. ^ "All About Soap Awards 2012: Full winners list". digitalspy.co.uk. 25 March 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012. 
  21. ^ "British Soap Awards 2012 - winners in full". digitalspy.co.uk. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  22. ^ "TV Choice Awards 2012 - soap nominees in full". digitalspy.co.uk. 3 July 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 

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