Sarah Jayne Dunn
|Sarah Jayne Dunn|
25 September 1981 |
Leigh, Greater Manchester, England, UK
|Years active||1996 – present|
Dunn was born in Leigh and educated at Lowton High School, excelling in drama and performing arts, and a part-time career as a model. When the school changed its name and became a college for sport, Dunn returned to formally open the college.
Dunn first appeared on the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks on 12 September 1996, walking into the video shop in the forty-third episode. Mandy came into the village at the age of 14 as a "wannabe supermodel" and quickly formed a friendship with Ollie Benson. Sarah stayed on Hollyoaks for a decade leaving in 2006. Dunn has returned to Hollyoaks three times.
In February 2007 for a two episode stint for the funeral of Mandy's best friend, Becca Dean (Ali Bastian). Also June 2008 for six months leaving in December after the disastrous wedding of Warren Fox (Jamie Lomas) and Louise Summers (Roxanne McKee).
In 2007 Dunn appeared in single episodes of the BBC One series The Innocence Project, the BBC Three series Drop Dead Gorgeous and It's Adam and Shelley. She has also appeared in nine episodes of BBC One's Doctors. She has also appeared in an episode of Big Brother's Little Brother. In January 2010 Dunn appeared with Helen Noble on Ready Steady Cook. In January 2011 Dunn appeared in the former reality show Famous and Fearless on Channel 4.
Hollyoaks Dance Workout DVD
In 2011 she played a character called Victoria in a film called Death.
Awards and nominations
- Winner at British Soap Awards in category of 'Most Spectactular Scene of the Year' for Adam and Mandy's car crash, shared with David Brown (Adam Morgan)
- Brookside Unfinished Business imdb site
- Hollyoaks Dance workout imdb site
- "TV and theatre veteran Paul Nicholas opens new Liverpool acting school for aspiring youngsters". Liverpooldailypost.co.uk. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- Northern Cowboys imdb site
- Death imdb site
- "Boeing Boeing 2009 uk tour". Boeingboeing.co.uk. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- The Vagina Monologues 2009 UK tour[dead link]
- "When Harry Met Sally 2010 UK Tour". Jamiewilsonproductions.com. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- "When Harry Met Sally Dublin". Indublin.ie. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
- Sarah Jayne Dunn - Awards