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Relationship Facts of Joanna Scanlan

Joanna Scanlan is married to Neil Bicknell.
She does not have any kids as of now.
Joanna Scanlan is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Is Joanna Scanlan married?

Joanna Scanlan is a married woman. She is the wife of Neil Bicknell. They exchanged a vow in 2009. Currently, they reside in South Croydon, London.

Though they have completed a decade of their marriage they have not shared any info about their kids. Similarly, she has not shared any info about her past affairs.

Joanna Scanlan: Biography in Details

Who Is Joanna Scanlan?

Joanna Scanlan is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Terri Coverley in the British comedy television series The Thick of It.

Similarly, she is also known for her roles in How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Fun at the Funeral Parlour, and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams.

Joanna Scanlan- Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Joanna Scanlan was born on 27 October 1961 in West Kirby, Cheshire, England. As of 2024, she is 62 years old. Her birth name is  Joanna Marion Scanlan.

She is British by nationality and her ethnicity is caucasian. Similarly, her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Moreover, she was born to her father Michael Scanlan, and a mother Patricia Scanlan. Her father is a hotelier.

Though she was born in England, her family moved from North Wales. When she was 3, she went to North Wales with her parents where she spent her childhood. There is no info about her siblings.

Speaking about her educational background, she went to Brigidine Convent and Howell’s School in Denbigh. Similarly, she also attended the New Hall School in Chelmsford, Essex. After schooling, she pursued history at Queens’ College, Cambridge, and joined the Cambridge Footlights.

Joanna Scanlan-Professional Life, Careers

Moving on to her career, Joanna Scanlan began her career as an academic staff of Leicester Polytechnic lecturing in drama for five years. Later, she worked at the Arts Council of Great Britain for three years in the same role.

She decided to become a professional actress after the Arts Council of Great Britain was split in 1994. She had first role of nurse in ITV1’s Peak Practice.

Television Career

In 1997, she depicted the role of Bessie in the British television film Jane Eyre. She portrayed the role of Tina in Spaced and Claudia in Coming Soon in 2000. Later she was seen in several TV series including the British television film, Getting On, and Doc Martin.

She covered the lead role of Terri Coverley in the British comedy television series The Thick of It. Recently, she made her appearance in Boat Story as Pat Tooh.

Her other film credits include:

  • Dracula as Mother Superior
  • McDonald & Dodds as Kelly Mulcreevy
  • The Larkins as Ma Larkin
  • Y Golau / The Light in the Hall as Sharon
  • Gentleman Jack as Isabella “Tib” Norcliffe
  • Avenue 5 as Johanna

Film Career

She made her first film appearance in 2003 playing the role of Tanneke in Girl with a Pearl Earring. Later, she was seen in Notes on a Scandal as Sue Hodge in 2006.

She also landed the role of Mary-Ann Hot Hot Hot in 2011. Recently, she was seen as Linda in the 2022 film This is Christmas.

Her other film credits include:

  • The Bad Education Movie as Susan Poulter
  • Bridget Jones’s Baby as Cathy
  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties as Marion
  • Tulip Fever as Mrs. Overvalt
  • Pin Cushion as Lyn
  • How to Build a Girl as Mrs. Belling
  • After Love as Mary

The actress has received several awards including Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, Royal Television Society Awards, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, and many more.

Joanna Scanlan-Net Worth, Salary

Talking about her earnings, Joanna Scanlan has earned a considerable amount of money as an actress. She makes money, especially from her acting, movies, television series, and other business ventures.

As of 2024, her estimated net worth is between $1 Million – $5 Million. The info about her salary is under review.

Rumors, Controversy

Joanna has not been involved in controversy till now. She keeps her personal life private and has kept herself away from scandals and rumors. She ignores the activities that affect her career and image.

Body Features Height, Weight

Joanna Scanlan has maintained a healthy body and stands at a decent height. She has a height of 5 feet 1 inch and weighs around 92kg. Similarly, she has brown hair and blue color eyes.

The info about her other body measurements including waist size, bust size, hip size, dress size, and shoe size is under review.

Social Media

Joanna Scanlan is active on Instagram where she has more than 1.4k followers. However, the actress is not available on Facebook and Twitter.

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