Jo Woodcock

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Jo Woodcock
Born Jo Woodcock
(1988-09-09) 9 September 1988 (age 25)
Kent, England[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present

Jo Woodcock (born 9 September 1988) is an English television, film and stage actress. Although active since 2000, Woodcock has recently come into prominence following her critically acclaimed[2] performances as Alice in the television drama Torn in 2007, and as Liza-Lu Durbeyfield in the television series Tess of the d'Urbervilles in 2008. She appeared as Celia Radley in Dorian Gray, the film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, in 2009.[3]

Career[edit]

Woodcock began her acting career in 2000, starring in the British crime drama Hero of the Hour as Jessica. After a five-year break, Woodcock's career began to take off. 2005 and 2006 saw her act in both television and stage productions. Notably, she made an appearance on the long-running UK medical drama Casualty. In 2005 she also portrayed a young Estella in the stage production of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations, where she was praised for her "strong performance" by The British Theatre Guide.[4] In 2007 she starred as Alice alongside veteran British actors Holly Aird and Bradley Walsh in the TV miniseries Torn, a role for which she received critical acclaim.[2] In 2008 she acted in the television adaptation of Tess of the D'Urbervilles as Liza-Lu Durbeyfield. In March 2009 she appeared in the new BBC series All The Small Things as Georgia Caddick, alsongside Sarah Alexander, Sarah Lancashire and Richard Fleeshman. In autumn 2009 she played the character of Celia Radley in Dorian Gray, the film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. In 2009 she also had a small part in the Greenlit Productions TV mini-series Collision. She played the role of Bea Holloway in the BBC One drama series Land Girls.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Hero of the Hour (TV) Jessica
2005 The Bill (TV) Katherine Picard 1 episode
2006 Casualty Sadie Achill 1 episode
2007 Marple: Towards Zero Alice
Doctors Mariah Carter 1 episode
Torn Alice Hooper/Lori Taylor 3-part mini-series
2008 Waking the Dead Natalie Brown 2 episodes
Agatha Christie : Poirot Jennifer Sutcliffe 1 Episode
Tess of the D'Urbervilles Liza-Lu Durbeyfield 4 episodes
Silent Witness Margo Harris 2 episodes
Apparitions Lisa
2009
All The Small Things Georgia Caddick 6 episodes (full series)
Dorian Gray Celia Radley
Land Girls Bea 10 episodes
The Well Beth
Collision Jodie Tolin 4 episodes
2010 Powder Ticky Turnbull
2012 True Love Lorraine
2013 Midsomer Murders Harriet Farmer 1 episode, "The Sicilian Defence"
Death in Paradise Amber Collins Series two, episode 7
2014 Casualty Eve Devereux 1 episode, "The Lies We Tell"

References[edit]

http://www.moviekids.org/code/actor_page.php?sess=p05mlmhnfqfvbl3dob3sgbhsr5&actorid=16604 http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/search.phps=88bf62730a57e45901aefe08649e1a47&searchid=21381334 http://www.theanswerbank.co.uk/Media-and-TV/Question464409.html http://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R2HT8NMTBIEAYH http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1396037/ http://www.britishtheatreguide.info/reviews/RSCgreatexpect-rev.htm

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