|Born:||29th October 1987|
Biography[edit | edit source]
Born and raised in South Africa, Jodi spent her early youth working in Cape Town's burgeoning theatre and television industry. In 2009 she graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town. Upon graduating, she landed a supporting role in the BAFTA nominated BBC mini-series The Sinking Of The Laconia.
Jodi moved to Vancouver, Canada in 2010, and has since had roles in Sanctuary, Supernatural, Shunji Iwai's Vampire and The Haunting Hour before being cast as Gladys in Bomb Girls. Since its release, Bomb Girls has proved to be one of Canada's highest rated shows, averaging an impressive 1.4 million viewers, and has been renewed for a second season.
Personal Life and Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Jodi co-owns the coffee shop Nelson the Seagull with two of her South African friends in Vancouver. It specialises in organic coffees and incredible fresh breads.
- After being cast as Gladys in Bomb Girls, Jodi had to perfect a Canadian accent in just a few months to fit the role. Usually, she speaks with a distinct South African dialect.
- Currently resides in Vancouver
- Twitter: @JodiAnneBalfour