20 Aug 2013
British actress Joanna Christie, now starring as Girl in Once, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.
Christie trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and was a member of the National Youth Theatre.
She has appeared onstage in Equus (Gielgud Theatre), The 24 Hour Plays (the Old Vic), Be My Baby (Hull Truck Theatre), The Ramshackle Heart (Public Theater NY/Old Vic), School for Scandal (Greenwich Theatre), Dr. Faustus (Greenwich Theatre), Bloody Poetry (Jermyn Street Theatre), Immaculate Conceit (Lyric Hammersmith) and One Night in November (Belgrade Theatre Coventry).
Television includes "Mr. Selfridge" (ITV), "Starlings" (Sky 1), "Misfits 3" (E4), "Lewis" (series 2, ITV), "Small Dark Places" (BBC), "No Angels" (Channel 4) and "Holby City" (BBC1).
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