Who is Joanna Vanderham?
Scottish actress Joanna Vanderham was born on October 17, 1990. Her first appearance in the Sky One crime drama The Runaway earned her a nomination for an International Emmy Award (2011).
Later, Joanna Vanderham was cast in important roles in television miniseries like Man in an Orange Shirt, One of Us, and Dancing on the Edge. She is now seen in the acclaimed Cinemax series Warrior as Penelope Blake.
|Full Name||Joanna Vanderham|
|Birthday||October 18, 1991|
|Age||32 years old|
|Traits||Positive: Creative, Enthusiastic, and Lively|
Negative: Unreliable, Indecisive, and Lazy
|Birthplace||Perth, United Kingdom|
|Parent’s Name||Tom Vanderham (father)|
Jill Janette Freda Belch (mother)
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.74 m)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lbs)|
|Hobby||Acting, Painting, Dance, Hiking|
|Net Worth||USD 5 Million|
Joanna Vanderham was raised in Scone and Dundee after being born in Perth. Her mother, Jill Janette Freda Belcha, is a Scottish professor of cardiovascular research at Ninewells Hospital, and her father, Tom Vanderham, is a Dutch entrepreneur.
When Joanna was a young child, her parents split. Additionally, she has a brother and two sisters.
Vanderham first attended the Scone Robert Douglas Memorial School before transferring to Dundee High School. The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff is where she later furthered her studies in acting.
She did not imitate her parents, who both worked for different companies. She joined the local theater group at age nine since she had a special interest in theater at young age.
Joanna was offered the role of Cathy in The Runaway, a six-episode miniseries for Sky TV, during her second year at Royal Welsh College.
In the six-part crime drama The Runaway on Sky TV, which was based on the Martina Cole book of the same name, Vanderham made her acting debut as Cathy Connor in 2011. In the BBC One biographical drama Young James Herriot, she also played a supporting role.
Vanderham played Denise Lovett in two seasons of the BBC television series ‘The Paradise’ from 2012 to 2013, created by Bill Gallagher and was largely inspired by Émile Zola’s Au Bonheur des Dames.
She made her acting debut in the movie ‘What Maisie Knew,’ starring Julianne Moore and Alexander Skarsgard as Margo.
In the Stephen Poliakoff-directed BBC drama Dancing on the Edge, Vanderham portrayed society girl Pamela Luscombe. She made appearances in 2015 as Marian Maudsley in the BBC One romantic television movie ‘The Go-Between’ and Katherine “Kitty” McVitie in the BBC Two historical drama series ‘Banished.’
For her portrayal of Queen Anne in Richard III at the London Almeida Theatre, Vanderham won a Commendation at the 2016 Ian Charleson Awards.
Alongside Sacha Dhawan, Vanderham participated in the romantic television movie ‘The Boy with the Topknot’ in 2016. The character of Claire Elliot in the miniseries ‘One of Us’ (also known as Retribution) and the younger Flora in the two-part drama ‘Man in an Orange Shirt’ was performed by her the following year.
In the role of Penelope Blake, Vanderham joined the main cast of the American action series ‘Warrior’ in 2019. She portrayed Atropos, a recurring character in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’s fifth season. She played DS Amelia Drummond opposite Dougray Scott in the 2021 BritBox series ‘Crime,’ based on Irvine Welsh’s book of the same name.
Joanna Vanderham TV Shows
|2011||The Runaway||Cathy Connor|
|2011||Young James Herriot||Jenny Muirhead|
|2012||Above Suspicion||Amanda Delany|
|2012–2013||The Paradise||Denise Lovett|
|2013||Dancing on the Edge||Pamela Luscombe|
|2015||Banished||Katherine “Kitty” McVitie|
|2015||The Go-Between||Marian Maudsley|
|2016||One of Us||Claire Elliot|
|2017||Man in an Orange Shirt||Flora Talbot|
|2017||The Boy With The Topknot||Laura|
|2020||Legends of Tomorrow||Atropos|
|2022||The Control Room||Sam|
Joanna Vanderham Movies
|2012||What Maisie Knew||Margo|
|2017||And Then I Was French||Cara|
|2022||Eddie and Sunny||Sunny|
|2012||The Promise||Lika||Donmar Warehouse / Trafalgar|
|2015||The Dazzle||Millie Ashmore||Found111 / Michael Grandage Co.|
|2014||Othello||Desdemona||Royal Shakespeare Company|
|2016||Richard III||Queen Anne||Almeida Theatre|
Joanna Vanderham Awards & Nominations
|2012||International Emmy Awards||Best Actress||The Runaway|
|2016||Ian Charleson Awards||—||Richard III|
Because there isn’t much information available on Joanna’s intimate relationships, she might be single. She appears to be concentrating on her work. According to our Record, She has no children.
Joanna Vanderham Net Worth
In 2022, her net worth has significantly increased. Most of Joanna Vanderham’s income comes from her work as a successful actress. Joanna Vanderham’s net worth is estimated at USD 5 million.