Who Is Jodie Comer?

Get to know the Killing Eve star

Jodie Comer

by Elizabeth Bennett |

Killing Eve - the muchly-anticipated BBC spy drama from Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller Bridge - starts this Saturday, and heading up the cast is Jodie Comer. The biggest part yet for the Doctor Foster star, you may also recognise the 25-year-old Liverpudlian frome roles in The White Princess and Silent Witness.

This is what you need to know about the rising star…

What role does Jodie Comer play in Killing Eve?

Comer plays a psychopathic assassin called Villanelle who develops a fascination with her MI5 pursuer played by Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh. The cast also includes Harry Potter's Fiona Shaw, David Haig and Kim Bodnia.

Based on the Codename Villanelle novels by Luke Jennings, the show’s already been a huge hit in the US. In fact, it received the much coveted 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, and it’s already been commissioned for a second season.

See all of Jodie Comer's best red carpet looks in the gallery below:

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Wearing a velvet mini dress by The Vampire's Wife at The Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

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In a Casely-Hayford cream suit.

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Comer attended the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week wearing head-to-toe Miu Miu.

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Jodie attended The 24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards wearing a floaty Zuhair Murad gown.

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For the 2019 Golden Globes, Jodie was styled by Elizabeth Saltzman and wore a Ralph & Russo paired with Stuart Weitzman heels, a Jimmy Choo clutch and Nikos Koulis earrings.

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For the BAFTA Los Angeles Tea Party at Four Seasons Hotel Comer wore a emerald Erdem jumpsuit.

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Comer wearing Molly Goddard at the designer's SS19 show.

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Jodie at the 2017 BAFTAs wearing a red Alberta Ferretti gown.

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Wearing a floral dress at the screening event of STARZ 'The White Princess'.

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At the British Academy Television Awards 2016 in a asymmetric floral gown.

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In pink sequins by Temperley London at the THREE Empire awards.

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Wearing a velvet mini dress by The Vampire's Wife at The Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

What TV roles has Jodie Comer had before?

Comer rose to fame when she starred in Doctor Foster as the character of Kate Parks. She was in nine episodes between 2015 and 2017. In a recent interview with Stella Comer revealed that she has had a strong response from the public to her because her character had an affair with a married man. “The response to Kate was usually that people hated her. A woman called me a b_**_ on the train,” the actor told the paper.

She’s also appeared in the 2015 adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover, Thirteen, My Mad Fat Diary, The White Princess and Justice. Besides from TV, in 2015 she starred in her first feature film, the Morrissey biopic England is Mine.

How old is Jodie Comer?

Comer is 25 years old. She was born on the 11th March 1993.

Is Jodie Comer on Instagram?

Comer shares behind-the-scenes photos, personal snaps and her latest work to her 116k followers via her account @jodiemcomer.

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