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walesonline.co.uk 15 Sep, 2021 15:45 am

Who is Jodie Comer? Award-winning Killing Eve actress set to star in Channel 4’s Help

Who is Jodie Comer? Award-winning Killing Eve actress set to star in Channel 4’s Help
Channel 4’s new care home drama airs this week - here’s everything you need to know about lead star Jodie Comer.

Help will mark the first time that the Line of Duty and Killing Eve actors and friends have appeared on screen together since 2012, and will see the pair go back to their roots in Help’s fictional Liverpool care home.Jodie Comer is a 28-year-old Liverpool-born actress, best known for her lead role as Oksana Astankova — more commonly known as Villanelle — in BBC’s hit spy thriller Killing Eve.The rest is history, and Comer went on to receive widespread critical acclaim for her subsequent acting roles, winning Emmy and BAFTA awards for her Killing Eve role.Her breakthrough came in 2018, when she first appeared in Killing Eve as Villanelle, the psychopathic Russian assassin who develops a mutual obsession with the MI6 agent tasked with finding her (played by Sandra Oh).

She will also star in the upcoming fourth and final series of Killing Eve, which is currently set to premiere in 2022.p Show me Help, Channel 4’s harrowing new care home drama starring award-winning actors Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham, is set to air later this week.

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