EastEnders Actress Jo Joyner Is Tanya Branning

July 13, 2009

Meet Jo Joyner, EastEnders star and British actress who portrays Tanya Branning in the popular soap opera. See Jo Joyner photos, video and a biography of the attractive blonde, also known for her appearances on No Angels and Dr. Who, along with a gallery of pics here.

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Jo Joyner (picture above) is in the news today because she has announced that she and her husband actor Neil Madden are expecting twins. Reportedly, EastEnders script writers are now working on a storyline to explain away the 31-year-old actress’ absence when she begins maternity leave.

Jo Joyner Biography

As a biography, Jo Joyner was born on February 23, 1978 so her age is 31. She has blonde hair and brown eyes.

After several years as an actress in theater, she became known for television appearances including portraying Beth Nicholls in the nursing drama No Angels and an appearance as Lynda Moss, in 2005 in two episodes of Doctor Who; “Bad Wolf” and “The Parting of the Ways” and in a flashback sequence in “Journey’s End.” You can see Jo Joyner No Angels video below.

Jo Joyner as Tanya Branning on EastEnders since 2006 is the role for which she is best known. As such, she has been central to the program. Jo Joyner won ‘Best Dramatic Performance’ in the British Soap Awards in 2008. The Tanya Branning Jo Joyner foot scene video is below, as it is one of the iconic moments of the long-running show.

Jo Joyner’s husband is Neil Madden, an actor whom she married in 2007. The couple resides in London.

More Jo Joyner photos and video are below.

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(Click on each of the Jo Joyner pictures to enlarge)

Photos: Vince Maher /www.wenn.com, Flashburst /www.wenn.com, www.wenn.com

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