Faye Daveney

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Faye Daveney
Born Faye Daveney
(1993-02-24) 24 February 1993 (age 25)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010 – present

Faye Daveney is a British actress best known for her roles as Zara Highway in EastEnders and Jasmine Harris in The Bill.


Daveney used to be with A&J Management.[1] She is now with RKA Talent.[2]

Daveney portrayed Jasmine Harris in ITV's The Bill.[3] Previous to appearing as Jasmine, Daveney also appeared in The Bill as a character called Sian.

Daveney has also appeared in The Assessment, a Shelter advertisement and Silent Witness.

In 2011 it was announced that she was to appear in the drama Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me[1] which was aired by ITV in December 2011.[4][5] In 2012 she appeared as Saskia in Broken, a drama film about a young girl who witnesses a violent assault. The film aired on BBC Two in 2015.[6]

In 2014, she appeared as Nellie Short in an episode of Call the Midwife.[7]

Since 2015, Daveney has been appearing in the BBC comedy Cradle to Grave.[8]

In 2017, she played a character called Charity Walters in an episode of Holby City.[9]

As of September 2018, she is appearing in EastEnders as Zara Highway.[10]


  1. ^ a b "Faye Daveney". A&J Management. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  2. ^ "RKA On Screen". RKA Talent. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  3. ^ "The Bill – Wk09 Protect and Serve - ITV Press Centre". ITV. Archived from the original on October 13, 2012. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me". ITV. 9 May 2011. Archived from the original on July 28, 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  5. ^ Wollaston, Sam (27 December 2011). "TV review: Great Expectations; Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Two Broken". BBC. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  7. ^ "One Call The Midwife". BBC. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Two Cradle to Grave". BBC. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Twist of the Knife". Holby City. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  10. ^ Brown, David (10 September 2018). "Stuart's daughter Zara Highway arrives on EastEnders tonight – actress Faye Daveney joins the cast". Radio Times. Retrieved 11 September 2018.