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Jodie Comer

Jodie Comer Killing Eve "Villanelle" actress
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve "Villanelle" star

Jodie Comer is an English actress who's best known for her role as "Villanelle / Oksana Astankova" on Killing Eve. She was born on 11 March 1993 in Liverpool, England, and had enjoyed a successful career in British film and TV even prior to achieving international fame with Killing Eve

Jodie Comer plays "Villanelle" on Killing Eve

Jodie Comer is quickly becoming a household name with her award-winning performance on Killing Eve. Though the role has grown her stardom, Comer had as a young actor performed on many British TV series before winning the lead on Killing Eve in 2018. Some of the better-known roles she had were on My Mad Fat Diary, Doctor Foster, and Starz's The White Princess as "Elizabeth of York."

Jodie Comer in The White Princess (2017)

Jodie Comer Trivia

  • Won BAFTA and Primetime Emmy Awards in 2019 for Killing Eve
  • Is a Bruce Springsteen super fan
  • Speaks with a Scouse accent, having been born in Liverpool
  • Made Vogue's "Most Influential Girls of 2018" and Forbes' "30 Under 30" in 2019
  • Thanks Stephen Graham for connecting her to an agent that started her career
  • Cameoed as the mother of "Rey" in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker