Comer, Jodie

On 11 March 1993, Jodie Marie Comer (KOH-mr) was born in England and began her acting career. She rose to global prominence for her role as Oksana Astankova / Villanelle in the BBC America spy thriller Killing Eve (2018–2022) for which she received critical acclaim and won a British Academy Television Award for Best Actress and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Millie Rusk/Molotov Girl in Free Guy (2021) and Marguerite de Carrouges/The Last Duel (2021) are two of her most prominent film roles.

Comer made her television debut in an episode of The Royal Today in 2008; she was born and raised in Liverpool. After guest-starring on several shows, she was cast as Chloe Gemell on My Mad Fat Diary (E4, 2013–2015) and Kate Parks on Doctor Foster (BBC One, 2015–2017). Between seasons, Comer starred in the critically acclaimed BBC Three drama miniseries Thirteen as Ivy Moxam. She has also played Elizabeth of York in the Starz historical miniseries The White Princess (2017) and Sarah in the Channel 4 television film Help (2021). Comer debuted on the West End in 2022, performing in Prima Facie by Suzie Miller at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Early life [ edit ]

On 11 March 1993[2], in Liverpool, England, Jodie Marie Comer[1] was born to Merseyrail worker Donna Comer and Everton FC physiotherapist James Comer. She was raised in the Liverpool 'burb of Childwall. Her brother, Charlie, was born in 1995 and is three years younger than she is. While at St. Julie's Catholic High School in Woolton, a suburb of Liverpool, she met and became good friends with future Olympic athlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson. When she was 11 years old, she attended a weekend drama school in the Belle Vale neighborhood of Liverpool called CALS, where she began her acting career. and it was through this institution that she participated in the 2006 Liverpool Performing Arts Festival held at St. George's Hall, where she won first place in her category after delivering a monologue about the Hillsborough Disaster. [9][10][11]

As a result of missing talent show rehearsals while on vacation with her family, she was kicked out of a high school dance group and rejected by her peers. After deciding to perform her monologue live on the show, Comer caught the attention of her drama teacher, who subsequently arranged for her to audition for her first acting role, a role in a BBC Radio 4 play. Her co-stars in the play encouraged her to get an agent and said she had a future in the industry. [14][15]

Career [ edit ]

Beginnings in the Profession (From 2008 to 2017) [ edit ]

In 2008, Comer got her start in the industry with a guest spot on an episode of the medical drama spin-off The Royal Today. Afterward, she guest starred on shows like Waterloo Road, Holby City, Doctors, Silent Witness, Casualty, Law & Order: UK, Vera, and Inspector George Gently. She played lead roles in the E4 comedy-drama series My Mad Fat Diary as Chloe Gemell and the five-episode drama series Justice. In 2015, Comer starred in a BBC One television film adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover. This was the same year that Comer made her debut on Doctor Foster, a drama series airing on BBC One, where she played the role of Kate Parks.

In the 2016 BBC Three miniseries Thirteen, starring as Ivy Moxam, Comer made her acting debut and was quickly nominated for a British Academy Television Award for Best Actress. She played Beryl Evans, one of serial killer John Christie's victims, in the BBC miniseries Rillington Place in December 2016. In conjunction with the BFI London Film Festival in 2016, Screen International named Comer one of its "Stars of Tomorrow." The White Princess, a Starz[16] sequel to the BBC miniseries The White Queen, featured her as a young Elizabeth of York in 2017. Her first major film role was as Christine in the Morrissey biopic England Is Mine, which she debuted in 2017.

Global acclaim for "Killing Eve" (2018 - present). [ edit ]

Cast as the psychotic Russian assassin Villanelle in the BBC spy thriller series Killing Eve, played by Sandra Oh, Comer has been in the spotlight since the show's April 2018 premiere. [18] Comer received praise for her performance on the show. Jia Tolentino of The New Yorker wrote that despite the show's "constant reversals in tone and rhythm," the "ambiguity—and impossibility—of Villanelle's character has worked (through the first season) thanks to Comer's mercurial, unassailable charisma." Much attention has been paid to Comer's native Scouse accent and the surprise of viewers who hear it for the first time because her character frequently switches between accents from around the world as part of her various disguises. [20] Comer has won three British Academy Television Awards for Best Actress and three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Villanelle.

On BBC Four in June of 2018, Comer was one of the actresses performing monologues titled "Snatches: Moments From Women's Lives," which were inspired by events in the century since women won the right to vote. In the episode "Bovril Pam," Comer played a secretary in 1960s Liverpool who is coming to terms with her sexuality. In the 21st position, Comer Positioned at #94 on the 2018 Radio Times "TV 100" The Hollywood Reporter featured her on their "Next Gen Talent 2018: Hollywood's Rising Young Stars" list back in November of 2018. [22] [23] In an April 2019 episode of the Happy Sad Confused podcast, Comer discussed her upcoming projects and revealed that she had to drop out of Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile due to scheduling conflicts. [24]

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, released in 2019, Comer made a cameo appearance as Rey's mother Miramir in a flashback scene. [25][26]

Comer starred as Lesley in a BBC iPlayer remake of the Talking Heads episode "Her Big Chance" set to air in June 2020. Josie Rourke directed the episode, which had to be shot in a confined area because of the COVID-19 pandemic (see [27]).

Filming for the action comedy film Free Guy began in May of 2019, after Comer's casting was announced in December of 2018. Comer co-stars with Ryan Reynolds, and she plays a pivotal role. Two of her roles in the film were as Millie, the game designer, and Molotov Girl, Millie's virtual self. On August 13, 2021, the film finally hit theaters. It premiered on Disney Plus on February 23, 2022, for home viewers. Comer's rendition of "Fantasy" by Mariah Carey was featured in the movie. She was nominated for a Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actress for her performance in this film.

Comer starred in the 2021 Channel 4 drama Help[32] alongside Jack Thorne and Stephen Graham as a young care home worker coping with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom. She was an executive producer as well. It was for this role that she was nominated for and ultimately won her fifth British Academy Television Award for Best Actress. In Ridley Scott's The Last Duel, co-starring Matt Damon, Adam Driver, and Ben Affleck, Comer played the role of Marguerite de Carrouges. The film was released on 15 October 2021 [33] all over the world.

Starring in Prima Facie by Suzie Miller, Comer made her West End debut in April 2022. The play ran at the Harold Pinter Theatre until June 2022. Comer's performance in the part was highly praised. When the production of Prima Facie moves from the West End to Broadway in the spring of 2023, Comer will make her Broadway debut in the lead role. A live broadcast of the play from the Harold Pinter Theatre was filmed and broadcast by NT Live to theaters around the world beginning on July 21, 2022. [38]

In the near future, there will be a number of [ edit ]

Comer was tapped to star in and produce HBO's limited series Big Swiss, based on Jen Beagin's novel, in March 2022. A24 and Adam McKay's Hyperobject Industries will co-produce the film. Additionally, she has signed on to star in and produce the film adaptation of Megan Hunter's debut novel The End We Start From, an environmental thriller directed by Mahalia Belo. Production on the film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Liza Marshall, began in August of 2022 and is being overseen by Hera Pictures and SunnyMarch, respectively. Also in February, it was announced that Comer, Austin Butler, and Tom Hardy would star in Jeff Nichols' The Bikeriders, a film based on a fictional story inspired by the photographs of Danny Lyon and his 1967 book of the same name. New Regency plans to start filming in October of 2022. [41]

Representation in the public eye [ edit ]

In December 2018, British Vogue included Comer in their list of "The Most Influential Girls of 2018",[42] and in February 2019 Forbes included her in their annual "30 Under 30" list for being in the top 30 most influential people in the entertainment industry in Europe under the age of 30 [43][44]

After winning an Emmy in September 2019, it was announced that Comer would be the face of Loewe's spring/summer 2020 fashion campaign. In this role, she starred in a short film for the company in which she uttered the company's name while expressing various emotions. [45] On March 31, 2020, Comer was introduced as the face of skin care company Noble Panacea. [46]

Comer, who hails from a working-class city, spoke out in 2020 about the class discrimination she faced in the workplace. [47]

Filmography [ edit ]

Film [ edit ]

Key Productions that have not yet been made available to the public

Television [ edit ]

Theatre [ edit ]

Nominations and honors [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

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  2. ^ This is a "Data Sheet" twitter com/jodiecomer Today is November 21st, 2017 Retrieved 7 October 2018
  3. ^ The article "Jodie Comer hits back over 'false information' about boyfriend" states that the actress is responding to recent reports about her boyfriend. Echo of Liverpool Time: Tuesday, November 16, 2020
  4. ^ Amanda Killelea (2018, November 2) Some have called Killing Eve star Jodie Comer "television's most glamorous assassin." Mirror, Daily
  5. ^ This article is by Caroline Westbrook and is dated 2019-09-23. Is there any news about Jodie Comer's brothers and boyfriend after her 2019 Emmys win? Retrieved Wednesday, February 13 2022
  6. ^ Compiled by Lottie Gibbons and Tamara Davison; revised (10 August 2020) Jodie Comer, 27, discusses her decision to continue living at home with her parents. mirror Retrieved Wednesday, February 13 2022
  7. ^ Title: "Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Killing Eve star 'proud of school friend'" BBC News Oct. 4, 2019 Retrieved Monday, November 30 2020
  8. ^ Title: "Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Killing Eve star 'proud of school friend'" BBC News Tuesday, October 4, 2019 The original version was obtained from the Internet Archive on December 7, 2019. Retrieved 14 May 2020
  9. ^ A Copy of Town & Country Magazine
  10. ^ Podcast with Two Guns
  11. ^ Podcasting Discussing the Awards
  12. ^ a b "Stylist Jodie Comer" 2 March 2016 Retrieved 7 March 2016
  13. ^ Writer: Winterford, Abigail Jane (May 2, 2018) Glass meets Killing Eve's Jodie Comer, a young British actress. Journal Made of Glass Retrieved 7 October 2018
  14. ^ Katherine Cusumano (2017-04-11). A replacement for "Game of Thrones," "The White Princess," has a new fiery young queen in Jodie Comer. W Magazine Retrieved 7 October 2018
  15. ^ Jodie Comer" Catholic High School of St. Julie Retrieved 16 October 2019
  16. ^ On March 30th, 2019 Baugher, Lacy Eight Outstanding Roles for Jodie Comer Before Killing Eve, Plus Two More On the Way ScreenRant com In the original version from April 6, 2019
  17. ^ Author: Jaafar, Ali (15 April 2016). Jodie Comer, known for her role as Dr. Foster on ABC, will play the title role in the upcoming Starz sequel The White Princess. The Final Cut in Hollywood Retrieved 14 June 2016
  18. ^ Carrie Wittmer (2018 May 8) Killing Eve, a smart and seductive spy thriller, has a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes. Within the Company Published initially on 8 May 2018 Archival copy
  19. ^ J. Tolentino (May 27th, 2018) "Killing Eve's Season Finale's Delightful Recurrences" This week's New Yorker date='29 May 2018'
  20. ^ Rebecca Koncienzcy (The Huffington Post) December 13th, 2018 Fans of the American TV show "X-Files" are shocked to learn that the show's star, who hails from Liverpool, lives in Los Angeles. The Liverpool Echo Retrieved 5 June 2019
  21. ^ Eight hilarious and heartbreaking monologues by feminists can be found on BBC4's Snatches. The Radio Times 18 June 2018 Retrieved 7 October 2018
  22. ^ Susanna Lazarus (21 August 2018). It reads, "Olivia Colman tops Radio Times TV 100 2018: full list revealed." The original version was published on September 11, 2018. Retrieved September 10th 2018
  23. ^ Author: Sandberg, Bryn. (November 7, 2018). Young Hollywood's Up-and-Comers Revealed in "Next Gen Talent 2018" A Report From Hollywood Retrieved The Eleventh of November, 2003 2018
  24. ^ Josh Horowitz (23 April 2019). The Name Is "Jodie Comer" Megaphone's Happy Sad Confused (Podcast)
  25. ^ Caitlin Petrakovitz & Sean Keane (20 Dec. 2019). The new and returning faces of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, broken down CNET Retrieved The 21st of December. 2019
  26. ^ "In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Jodie Comer's character is given a proper name at last." Online Snooping 20 May 2022
  27. ^ Toby Moses (28 April 2020) "Talking Heads," by Alan Bennett, will have a new BBC production starring Jodie Comer. The Observer ISSN 0261-3077 Retrieved 26 August 2020
  28. ^ Rebecca LewisDecember 20 2018 Jodie Comer, of Killing Eve, is making her big screen debut alongside Ryan Reynolds. Retrieved 3 January 2019
  29. ^ As of today (April 14), Julie Kosin has penned an article for. The Killing's Jodie Comer discusses her favorite episode and how Villanelle finally met her match. The Bazaar by Harper's Retrieved 5 October 2019
  30. ^ According to the article, "'Killing Eve' star Jodie Comer makes the 'intimidating' leap into movies with 'Free Guy. EW com Retrieved 22 June 2021
  31. ^ Nigel Smith (10 August 2021) Read: "Ryan Reynolds Raved About Jodie Comer's 'Haunting Version' of Mariah Carey's 'Fantasy' in Free Guy" People Retrieved 5 January 2021
  32. ^ The cast includes Stephen Graham and Jodie Comer in "Channel 4 announces Jack Thorne's 'Help' (w/t)." Channel 4 Retrieved 1 December 2020
  33. ^ Katie Gallagher (15 October 2020) "As filming of The Last Duel came to a close in Ireland, actress Jodie Comer said a tearful goodbye." Irish Reflector Retrieved 26 June 2021
  34. ^ This is the "Prima Facie" Box Office in London The Fourth of October, 2021 Retrieved 4 October 2021
  35. ^ Borys Kit (January 4, 2022). "Jodie Comer Leaves 'Kitbag,' Ridley Scott's Napoleon Drama (Exclusive)" An Article From The Hollywood Reporter Retrieved 4 January 2022
  36. ^ Jodie Comer's West End debut was met with critical acclaim, and the headlines read: "Prima Facie: Critics Praise Her." BBC News 28 April 2022
  37. ^ As of the 9th of June, 2022, Culwell-Block, Logan Jodie Comer, known for her role in "Killing Eve," will bring the play Prima Facie to the Broadway stage. Playbill Retrieved 9 June 2022
  38. ^ Powster First Appearance" The National Theatre Presents: Live Retrieved 25 July 2022
  39. ^ Peter White (March 16, 2022) News that A24 and Adam McKay's Hyperobject Industries will adapt Jen Beagin's sex therapy novel Big Swiss into an HBO series with Jodie Comer in the lead role has been announced. Deadline Retrieved 19 March 2022
  40. ^ Andreas Wiseman (May 9, 2022) The apocalyptic thriller "The End We Start From," starring BAFTA winner Jodie Comer, will be produced by Benedict Cumberbatch's SunnyMarch, and will be sold by Anton & UTA. Deadline Retrieved 9 May 2022
  41. ^ Justin Kroll (August 4, 2022) Jeff Nichols' The Bikeriders will star Jodie Comer, Austin Butler, and Tom Hardy at the New Regency. Deadline Retrieved 4 August 2022
  42. ^ To wit: Pike, Naomi (December 31st, 2018). In 2018, these women have proven to be the most influential in their fields. Style Magazine of the United Kingdom Date of original publication: January 2, 2019
  43. ^ This year's list of Europe's "30 Under 30" in the field of entertainment can be Forbes Retrieved 26 August 2020
  44. ^ Nick Reilly (2019-02-12) Forbes' list of "most influential celebrities under 30" includes George Ezra, Daniel Radcliffe, and Jodie Comer. NME com Website archived as of February 12, 2019
  45. ^ The new campaign video for Loewe features Jodie Comer, and it's completely bonkers. Elle Date: 24 September 2019 Retrieved The 25th of September 2019
  46. ^ Posted by Rosemary Donahue on March 31st, 2020 Title: "Jodie Comer on 'Killing Eve' and Her Collaboration with Noble Panacea" Allure Retrieved 31 March 2020
  47. ^ Josh Smith (25 June 2020) Jodie Comer is using the "perfect brew" to handle classism and her beauty routine: "I don't want to be anyone's cup of milky tea!" Glamour
  48. ^ Casting Announcement: "Benedict Cumberbatch and Mark Strong Join Jodie Comer in 'The End We Start From'" Variety Sept. 7, 2022 Retrieved Date: September 8 2022
  49. ^ The Irishman Earns the Most Nominations Among Critics" A Report From Hollywood December 8, 2019 The original version was archived on 9 December 2019.
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  51. ^ See the full roster of honorees from the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards, where CODA made history for deaf performers. The Weekly World of Entertainment Retrieved 27 June 2022
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  53. ^ The nominations for the upcoming BAFTA TV awards and the BAFTA TV Craft Awards will be announced in 2020. www bafta org 3 June 2020 Retrieved 8 June 2020
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  56. ^ Joey Nolfi, on March 17, 2022. See the full list of winners at the 2022 Critics' Choice Super Awards, including "Spider-Man," "Squid Game," and "WandaVision." Retrieved 8 May 2022
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  58. ^ On September 23, 2022, at the @seouldramaawards Winners of the SDA 2022 Retrieved 19 October 2022 It was posted on Instagram.
  59. ^ Stage Debut Honors Gala The Stage Retrieved November 17th. 2022

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