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Joanne Froggatt Biography

Birth Place:
Littlebeck, North Yorkshire, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Grew up on a farm where the family raised sheep
  • At the age of 13, left home to attend Redroofs Theatre School in Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Landed her first role at age 15 in the television series The Bill, playing the part of an underage prostitute
  • Worked at the bookstore WHSmith while pursuing other acting roles; shortly after was cast in the British soap Coronation Street
  • Was named Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards in 2010

Awards

  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2015Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: winner
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner

Relationships

  • Daniel Froggatt--Brother
  • Phil Vane--Ex-fiancé
  • James Cannon--Ex-husband
  • Keith--Father
  • Keith Froggatt--Father
  • James Cannon--Husband
  • Ann--Mother
  • Ann Froggatt--Mother