What TV shows and films has actress Jodie Comer starred in

From Waterloo Road to Killing Eve!

Liverpudlian Jodie Comer has been making waves in the television and film industry for a number of years now, but it was her role as Villanelle in hit BBC drama Killing Eve which really made people pay attention to her.

After picking up a BAFTA for Best Actress in 2019 for Killing Eve, the 29-year-old went on to win an Emmy Award for the same role, and now she’s been nominated for a BAFTA in the Leading Actress category for her part in Channel 4 drama Help.
But before her casting as evil assassin Villanelle, Jodie appeared in a number of popular shows, including the likes of Casualty, Doctor Foster, and even blockbuster movie Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker. Now, she’s appeared in Hollywood flick Free Guy alongside Ryan Reynolds, and most recently she’s been praised for her portrayal of a care worker in Channel 4 drama Help.

Which TV shows and films has Jodie Comer been in?

Holby City

In 2009, 16-year-old Jodie played the role of patient Ellie Jenkins in hospital drama Holby City.

Waterloo Road

Jodie went on to join the cast of Waterloo Road in 2010, playing the role of Sarah Evans. However, her spell on the show was short-lived, with Jodie only featuring in one episode in series six.


Jodie got her first major role in 2011, playing the character Sharna Mulhearne in BBC legal drama Justice.


Teenager Jodie appeared in a single episode of Doctors in 2012, playing the role of struggling single mum called Kelly Lowther.

Silent Witness

Crime drama series Silent Witness has been one of the BBC’s most popular shows over the years, and in 2012, Jodie appeared in a two-part episode, playing the role of Eve Gilston.


You can’t appear on Holby City and not land a starring role on Casualty! Jodie played the role of patient Maddy Eldon in a 2012 episode of the hit hospital drama.

Law & Order UK

Jodie went on to appear in an episode of the UK adaptation of Law & Order, playing the role of Jess Hays for a one-off episode.


Also in 2013, Jodie appeared in a one-off episode of Vera, playing the role of Izzy Rawlins, the girlfriend of a man who was found burnt to death in a river.

Inspector George Gently

Another BBC crime drama ticked off the list. In 2013 Jodie played the role of Justine Leyland in Inspector George Gently.

Remember Me

Jodie starred in TV mini-series Remember Me in 2014, playing the role of teenage care assistant Hannah Ward.

My Big Fat Mad Diary

Between 2013-2015, Jodie played the role of Chloe Gemell in E4 comedy My Big Fat Mad Diary. Jodie’s character Chloe was the best friend of main star Rachel, played by actress Sharon Rooney.


Jodie then went on to appear in BBC mini-series Thirteen in 2016, playing the lead role of Ivy Moxam, a girl who went missing at the age of just 13.

Rillington Place

Another major role for Jodie saw her appear in 2016 drama Rillington Place, where she played the role of Beryl Evans, living under the same roof as a serial killer with her on-screen husband Tim Evans.

The White Princess

In a contrast to her previous roles, in 2017 Jodie played Elizabeth of York in medieval drama The White Princess, which was based on Philippa Gregory’s 2013 novel.

Doctor Foster

Perhaps one of her more well-known roles to date, Jodie starred alongside the likes of Suranne Jones and Bertie Carvel in popular BBC drama Doctor Foster in 2017.

England Is Mine

Jodie played the role of Christine in 2017 movie England Is Mine, a film about Morrissey and his early-life in the 1970s.

Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives

In 2018, Jodie starred in all-female cast of Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives, a series created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote.

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

Jodie starred in the most recent Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker, playing the role of Rey’s mother.

Killing Eve

In 2018, BBC drama Killing Eve took the world by storm, giving Jodie the platform to showcase her amazing acting skills by portraying Russian assassin Villanelle. The show is now onto its fourth series, with the whole world crediting Jodie for her amazing part in the show.

Talking Heads

Jodie appeared in Talking Heads in 2020, a remake of Alan Bennett’s monologues. Jodie’s episode was titled ‘Her Big Chance’ (1988), which was directed by Josie Rourke.

Free Guy

Jodie stars alongside Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Reynolds in hugely-anticipated new movie Free Guy. Originally slated for release in December 2020, the film was sadly pushed back due to the pandemic and has was released in August 2021.

The Last Duel

Jodie starred in medieval film The Last Duel, out October 2021 after production was postponed during the pandemic. Based on a book by Eric Jager, Jodie was Marguerite de Carrouges, the wife of Matt Damon’s character Jean de Carrouges who takes part in the last ever legally sanctioned duel in France.


In September 2021, Jodie joined fellow Liverpudlian actor Stephen Graham in hard-hitting Channel 4 drama Help.

The one-off drama showed the difficulties care homes suffered during the Coronavirus pandemic, with Jodie playing the role of a young care worker called Sarah.

Prima Facie

In October 2021, Jodie confirmed she would be making her West End debut, playing the role of a criminal barrister in Suzie Miller’s new play Prima Facie. The show will take place in 2022.

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