Joanne Whalley Biography
(Best Known for Roles in the Films: ‘Dance with a Stranger’, ‘Willow’ and ‘Scandal’)
Birthday: August 25, 1961 (Virgo)
Born In: Salford, Manchester, England
Joanne Whalley is an English actress who is known for portraying the role of ‘Liz Diamond’ in the 2009 British crime drama film ‘44 Inch Chest’. She won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Performance along with her fellow cast members for the film. She has also appeared in numerous television productions in her acting career which started back in 1974. Some of her notable roles on television were of ‘Marjorie Dawson/Sarah Hughes’ in ‘How We Used to Live’, ‘Vanozza Cattaneo’ in ‘The Borgias’, and ‘Claudia’ in ‘A.D. The Bible Continues’. Whalley has appeared in over thirty films in her career; these include ‘Dance with a Stranger’, ‘Willow’, ‘Scandal,’ and ‘A Good Man in Africa’. The actress was nominated at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival for the Best Actress Golden Nymph Award for her role in the series ‘The Borgias’ that impressed everyone. She was also involved in music for a brief time in her early career.