21 September 1976 |
Barnet, London, England
Early life and education
Conn was born in Barnet, London, England. She is the great niece of actress Merle Oberon (Oberon's brother was Conn's grandfather), Conn trained at Bretton Hall. She was a student at Cranbourne School, Basingstoke Hampshire.
After drama school, Conn had a series of bit-parts in various British films, before coming to prominence in Series Five of the popular BBC One series Down to Earth. In 2001, she picked up the role of PC Miriam Da Silva in BBC1's Mersey Beat and an irregularly recurring role in Casualty.
In 2002, Conn made her West End theatre stage debut in three plays in December 2002, after transferring from Stratford-upon-Avon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's Jacobean Season at the Gielgud Theatre - The Island Princess, Eastward Ho! and The Roman Actor.
Conn has now developed her roles between all three media (television, film and theatre), with a series of leading roles in various small budget European as well as British films; BBC character dramas such as The Innocence Project; and occasional returns to the RSC.
In 2009 she appeared as Claire in Dead Set.
In 2010 she played Danni Prendiville in the TV series Strike Back.
- The Last Musketeer (2000), Uzma
- City Central (2000), Naz
- Maybe Baby (2000), Nurse 2
- Attachments (2000), Carrie Knowles
- Down to Earth (2000 - Series 5), Kerry Jamil
- Casualty (2000–2002), Daljit Ramanee (3 episodes, 2000–02)
- Hawk (2001), Sharim Raziq
- Mersey Beat (2001), PC Miriam Da Silva
- Man and Boy (2002), Jasmin
- Possession (2002), Candi
- Second Generation (2003), Amba
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Princess Pondichéry
- Transit (2005), Asha
- L' Entente cordiale (2006), Punam
- Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006), Nina Shah
- The Innocence Project (2006), Dr Eve Walker
- Party Animals (2007), Ashika Chandiramani
- Mistresses (2008–10), Jessica Fraser
- The Palace (2008), Miranda Hill
- Trial and Retribution (2008), Neela
- Raw (2008) - RTÉ Television, Tanya
- Dead Set (2008), Claire
- Marchlands (2010), Nisha
- How Do You Know (2010), Terry
- Strike Back (2010), Danni Prendiville
- Terra Nova (2011), Elisabeth Shannon (13 episodes)
- Silent Witness (2012), DI Connie James (2 episodes)
- Heading Out (2013), Eve
- By Any Means (2013), Jessica Jones
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