Shelly Conn on the set of Heartbeat in 2016
|Born||Shelley Deborah Conn
21 September 1976
Barnet, London, England
|Children||Oscar (b. 2012)|
Shelley Deborah Conn (born 21 September 1976) is an English actress of mixed heritage including Portuguese, Burmese and Indian. She was born to Anglo-Indian parents.
Early life and education
Conn was born in Barnet in north London. She attended Queen Mary's College in Basingstoke and Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Conn trained at Bretton Hall. She was a student at Cranbourne School in Basingstoke.
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.
|1986||For Love Alone||Leo's girlfriend||Film debut|
|2000||The Last Musketeer||Uzma|
|2000||Maybe Baby||Nurse 2|
|2000||Down to Earth||Kerry Jamil||Series 5|
|2000–2002||Casualty||Daljit Ramanee||3 episodes|
|2001||Mersey Beat||PC Miriam Da Silva|
|2002||Man and Boy||Jasmin|
|2005||Charlie and the Chocolate Factory||Princess Pondichéry|
|2006||L' Entente cordiale||Punam|
|2006||Nina's Heavenly Delights||Nina Shah|
|2006||The Innocence Project||Dr Eve Walker|
|2007||Party Animals||Ashika Chandiramani|
|2008||The Palace||Miranda Hill|
|2008||Trial & Retribution||Neela|
|2008||Raw||RTÉ Television, Tanya|
|2010||How Do You Know||Terry|
|2010||Strike Back||Danni Prendiville|
|2011||Terra Nova||Elisabeth Shannon||13 episodes|
|2012||Silent Witness||DI Connie James||2 episodes|
|2013||By Any Means||Jessica Jones|
|2014||The Lottery||Gabrielle Westwood|
|2014||24: Live Another Day||Chief Inspector Helen McCarthy||1 Episode|
|2015||W1A||News Anchor||1 Episode|
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