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Jessica Barden (born 21 July 1992) is an English actress. She is known for her role as Alyssa in the Channel 4 comedy-drama series The End of the F***ing World (2017–2019). She has also made appearances in films including Hanna (2011), The Lobster (2015), The New Romantic (2018) and Pink Skies Ahead (2020).
Barden's acting debut came in 1999 with a small role in an episode of the television series My Parents Are Aliens. She later appeared in episodes of the series No Angels and The Chase. In March 2007, she started appearing in the role of Kayleigh Morton on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street, continuing until September 2008, when the Morton family left Coronation Street. In 2007 Barden made her film debut in the comedy-drama Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution. In 2009 she played the part of Pea in the stage production Jerusalem at the Royal Court Theatre in London before being transferred to the Apollo Theatre in the West End.
In 2010, Barden appeared in the film Tamara Drewe, a dramatisation of the comic strip of the same name. The following year she played the role of Sophie in the film Hanna. Between 2012 and 2015 she appeared in the urban horror Comedown, costarred in the mystery film In the Dark Half, and had a role in the psychological thriller Mindscape. In 2014, she appeared in the American independent movie Lullaby. In July 2015, Barden played the role of Kit Carmichael in the BBC's two-part television adaptation of Sadie Jones' debut novel The Outcast. The same year she played the role of Liddy in a film adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd.
In 2016, Barden played the title role in Channel 4's TV movie Ellen and the role of Jasmine in the comedy film Mindhorn. In 2017, she starred in the British horror movie Habit and in the Channel 4/Netflix television series The End of the F***ing World playing Alyssa. In 2018, she played Blake in the film The New Romantic. In October 2019, she appeared in the music video for "Maniac" by Conan Gray.
In January 2021, it was announced that Barden was cast as Jane in the upcoming Netflix thriller series Pieces of Her, which is adapted from the Karin Slaughter novel of the same name.
On 19 October 2021, Barden announced that she had given birth to her first child, later revealing on Instagram that it was a girl. Her husband and the father of her child is filmmaker Max Winkler. She has converted to Judaism and resides in Los Angeles.
|2007||Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution||Mary Ratcliffe|
|2010||Tamara Drewe||Jody Long|
|2012||In the Dark Half||Marie|
|2015||Far from the Madding Crowd||Liddy|
|2015||The Lobster||Nosebleed Woman|
|2018||The New Romantic||Blake Conway|
|2020||Pink Skies Ahead||Winona|
|2022||Hearts of Stone||Agatha|
|1999||My Parents Are Aliens||Girl in School||Episode: "The Date"|
|2005||No Angels||Lucy||Episode #2.3|
|2006||The Chase||Amy||Episode #1.2|
|2007–2008||Coronation Street||Kayleigh Morton||Series regular|
|2011||Comedy Showcase||Barmaid||Episode: "Chickens"|
|2012||Vera||Stella Macken||Episode: "The Ghost Position"|
|2013||Coming Up||Ruby||Episode: "Sammy's War"|
|2013||Chickens||Barmaid / Penny||3 episodes|
|2015||The Outcast||Kit Carmichael||2 episodes|
|2016||Murder||Jess||Episode: "The Big Bang"|
|2016||Penny Dreadful||Justine||6 episodes|
|2017–2019||The End of the F***ing World||Alyssa||Main role|
|2019||Lambs of God||Sister Carla||4 episodes|
|2020||Better Things||Herself||2 episodes|
|2021||Robot Chicken||Rey, Additional characters (voices)||4 episodes|
|2022||Pieces of Her||Jane||Main role|
|2019||Ozzy Osbourne||"Under the Graveyard"|
Awards and nominations
|2011||London Critics' Circle Film Awards||Young British Performer of the Year||Tamara Drewe||Nominated|
|2018||IMDb Awards||Breakout Stars Award||The End of the F***ing World, Scarborough, The New Romantic||Won|
|2019||British Independent Film Award||Best Supporting Actress||Scarborough||Nominated|
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