Katie Jarvis

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Katie Jarvis
Born (1991-06-22) 22 June 1991 (age 28)
Dagenham, London, England
OccupationActress
Years active2009–present
Children2

Katie Jarvis (born 22 June 1991) is an English actress, known for her roles as Mia Williams in Fish Tank (2009) and Hayley Slater in the BBC soap opera EastEnders (2018–2019).

Career[edit]

Jarvis was seen by a casting agent working for director Andrea Arnold,[1] and was cast in her film Fish Tank, following a successful audition.[2] She played Mia, a troublesome and aggressive 15-year-old girl from an underclass family, passionate about dance.[2][3][4] The film was in the running for the Palme d'Or at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival, winning the Jury Prize.[5][6] Jarvis won the British Independent Film Award for her role.[7]

In early 2014, she was reportedly under consideration for a role in the Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens after taking a hiatus from acting to concentrate on her family.[8] However, she did not appear in the film.

In February 2018, Jarvis joined the BBC soap opera EastEnders as Hayley Slater.[9] She left the series in February 2019.[10][11]

Personal life[edit]

Jarvis was born in Dagenham, East London.[12] She gave birth to a daughter, Lillie Mae, on 9 May 2009. On 19 April 2011, she gave birth to her son, Alfie.[1][13][14]

In March 2019, it was reported that she was glassed while on a night out.[15]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2009 Fish Tank Mia Williams
2015 Ginger Mary Jane Kelly
2017 Devil's Play Leah Short film
2017 I Was 3 Laura Short film
2018 Two Graves Zoe
TBA I Am the Wanderer Beautiful Angel In-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 10 Minute Tales Girl Episode: "Perfect Day"
2014 Suspects Sadie Burns 2 episodes
2018 True Horror Sam Bennetts Episode: "Ghost in the Wall"
2018–2019 EastEnders Hayley Slater Series regular

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee/work Result Ref.
2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival PPG Award – Best Performance in a British Feature Film Fish Tank Won [16]
2009 British Independent Film Award Best Actress Fish Tank Nominated [17]
2009 British Independent Film Award Most Promising Newcomer Fish Tank Won [7]
2009 European Film Award Best Actress Fish Tank Nominated [18]
2010 Evening Standard British Film Award Most Promising Newcomer Fish Tank Nominated [19]
2010 London Film Critics' Circle Award British Actress of the Year Fish Tank Nominated [20]
2010 London Film Critics' Circle Award The NSPCC Award – Young British Performer of the Year Fish Tank Won [21]
2010 Empire Award Best Newcomer Fish Tank Nominated [22]
2018 TV Choice Award Best Soap Newcomer EastEnders Nominated [23]
2018 New Renaissance Film Festival Best Actress in a British Film I Was 3 Won [24]
2018 Inside Soap Award Best Newcomer EastEnders Nominated [25]
2018 Inside Soap Award Best Bad Girl EastEnders Nominated [25]
2018 Digital Spy Reader Award Best Soap Newcomer EastEnders Third [26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Palmer, Emma (15 May 2009). "Katie finds stardom after station tiff with boyfriend". Echo. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  2. ^ a b Akbar, Africa (15 May 2009). "Shy teenage star shuns red carpet of Cannes". The Independent. London. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  3. ^ Aftab, Kaleem (15 May 2009). "First Night: Fish Tank". The Independent. London. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  4. ^ Calhoun, Dave (May 2009). "Fish Tank review". Time Out. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  5. ^ Giltz, Michael (24 May 2009). "Cannes 2009 Day Twelve: Haneke Triumphs With Top Prize". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  6. ^ Calhoun, Dave (28 May 2009). "Cannes 2009: Final round-up". Time Out. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  7. ^ a b "Five wins for BBC Films at British Independent Film Awards". BBC. 7 December 2009. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 16 March 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "EastEnders brings in mystery newcomer Hayley". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. 9 February 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Has Hayley Slater left EastEnders for good after giving her baby to Kat?". Radio Times. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  11. ^ Dainty, Sophie (28 March 2019). "EastEnders' Hayley Slater fate confirmed after weeks off-screen". Digital Spy. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  12. ^ Crick, Claire (12 November 2018). "7 things you didn't know about EastEnders' Katie Jarvis – AKA Hayley Slater". What's On TV. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  13. ^ Hoyle, Ben (14 May 2009). "Station row led Katie Jarvis to stardom in British film Fish Tank". The Times. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  14. ^ Higgins, Charlotte (14 May 2009). "How row set in train life-changing offer for Fish Tank star". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 27 May 2009.
  15. ^ "Katie Jarvis: EastEnders actress says she is 'fine' after reported attack". BBC News. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  16. ^ "And the winners are..." Edinburgh International Film Festival. 28 June 2009. Archived from the original on 1 July 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2009.
  17. ^ "2009 Nominations Announced at the 12th British Independent Film Awards". British Independent Film Awards. 26 October 2009. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  18. ^ "European Film Awards : 2009". European Film Awards. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  19. ^ "Britain's bright stars up for London Evening Standard British Film Awards". Evening Standard. 20 January 2010. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  20. ^ "Quentin Tarantino honoured by London Film Critics' Circle". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. 21 December 2009. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  21. ^ Cooper, Sarah (19 February 2010). "Fish Tank takes four at London critics' awards". Screen Daily. Media Business Insight. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  22. ^ Reynolds, Simon (25 February 2010). "In Full: Empire Awards 2010 nominees". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  23. ^ "Full list of nominations for TV Choice Awards". The Irish News. 25 June 2018. Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  24. ^ "Winners – New Renaissance London 2018". New Renaissance Film Festival. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  25. ^ a b Davies, Megan (24 July 2018). "Inside Soap Awards 2018 full longlist revealed: Which Corrie, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks stars are up?". Digital Spy. Hearst Communications. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  26. ^ Robinson, Abby (28 December 2018). "Emmerdale wins big at the Digital Spy Reader Awards 2018". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 30 December 2018.

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