An English actress Joanne Whalley started with an adolescent roles in mid 1970s and over the following decades, she had amassed numbers of the credits primarily on TV but also nearly 40 theatrical as well as TV films including title role in CBS’Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis that was broadcast in November 2000. Her leading role in six episodes 1985 eco-thriller Edge of Darkness had made her earn a British Academy Television Award for the Best Actress nomination. She also shared with cast of 44 Inch Chest The Best Ensemble Performance Award at San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2010 and she was also nominated for Monte-Carlo TV Festival’sGolden Nymph Award as the Best Actress n 2011’s The Borgias.
Joanne is the native of Salford, Lancashire, England. She came into this world on 25th August of the year 1964 which has now made her reach at the age of 51. She has been active in this field since 1975 and from that time onwards, she has succeed and garnered a huge number of fans following. She was brought up in Stockport, Cheshire. There, she went to get her education from the Bredbury Comprehensive School before she left to study at the Harrytown Convent Girl’School located in Romiley and The Braeside School of Speech and Drama in Marple.
Joanne first made her appearance as child in How We Used to Live and Juliet Bravo with the bit parts in soap operas especially Coronation Street and Emmerdale. Some of her early movie roles include a non speaking part as groupie in Pink Floyd’s The Wall and as young Beatles fan in the Birth of the Beatles. In 1982, Joanne played as Ingrid Rothwell in a King of Loving. She also acted in movie No Surrender that was scripted by Alan Bleasdale and it was released in 1985. Her other movies and TV credits include Played, Breathtaking, Flood, Twixt, Trial by Jury, Kill Me Again, Mother’s Boys, To Kill a Priest, The Good Father, Golf in the Kingdom, The Big Man, Navy SEALs, A Texas Funeral, The Guilty, Scandal, Dance with a Stranger, Gossip Girl, Coming Home, Scene, Wolf Hall, The Ark, Emmerdale, Joby, Crown Court and more.
A beautiful lady Joanne Whalley has already got married as well as divorced too. She was married to her husband named Val Kilmer with whom she first met while filming a fantasy adventure Willow. After dating with each other for several period of time, she finally tied her knot with Kilmer in 1988. She also has two children together with him for whom she took a break from filming to bring them up. She gave birth to their first child named Mercedes on 29th October 1991 and later, their second child was born on 6th June 1995 whom they named as Jack. Soon after that, the pair got separated. Whalley then filed for the divorce on 21st July 1995 citing irreconcilable differences.
Joanne stands at height of 5 feet and 4 inches that is 1.63 m. She is very dedicated towards her work and her hard work has made her earn the estimated net worth of 25 million. Besides that, to knot more info related to her bio, she can also get connected via Instagram and Twitter account.