Shelly Conn biography

Best-known from her work in several British films and series Shelly Conn is the name that hardly gets in the media. She cast in BBC productions like Down to Earth, Casualty, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and others.

Early Life

Shelley Conn, an Anglo-Indian descent, was born on September 21, 1976, in Barnet, London. She completed her secondary education from Cranbourne Secondary School in Basingstoke. Further, she attended Queen Mary’s College for her higher education and trained at Webber Douglas Academic of Dramatic Art.

Career

shelly conn bio

After completing her training, Shelley Conn got small roles in many British films. She debuts her acting career from the movie For Love Alone in 1986. After that, she appeared in different films. In 2000, she debuted in BBC’s production Down to Earth (series 5) as Kerry Jamil, which was a big turnover of her career. In 2001, she picked up the role of PC Miriam Da Silva of Mersey Beat and acted the recurring role in the series Casualty.

In 2002, she debuted as a stage performer in West End theatre with Royal Shakespeare Company in three plays. These plays include The Island Princess, Eastward Ho! and The Roman Actor.

By the time, she proved herself as a fine actor who can depict any role. Although she joined low budget films, her phenomenal acting was delightful. Some popular films of her include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), How Do You Know (2010), Nina’s Heavenly Delights (2006), The Innocence Project (2006), Party Animals (2007), Dead Set (2008) and others.

Conn played the role of Ashika Chandiramani in Party Animals, Jessica Fraser in Mistresses, Miranda Hill in The Palace, Neela in Trial & Retribution and Claire in Dead Set.

In 2011, Conn was offered to play the lead role of Dr. Elisabeth Shannon in the American television series Terra Nova. She made her debut in America with this series. Her recent works are Heading Out, By Any Means, The Lottery, 24: Live Another Day, W1A and Heartbeat.

Personal Life

Shelley Conn was in a relationship with actor Jonathan Kerrigan. And they got married in 2011. In April 2012, they have a son named Oscar.

Jonathan Kerrigan is a well-known name in TV series. He has also shared the screen with his wife Shelley Conn in few series. His popular series are In The Club, Casualty, Heartbeat, Merseybeat and Reach For the Moon. He has also acted in the movies like 55 Steps, Diana, Flim, The Somnambulists, and The Best Possible Taste.

She is also an active member of social medias and has a decent fan following. She is also a philanthropist and continuously links to many charity funds. She has been found raising funds continuously for poor and helpless which can be found from her twitter account as well.

Net Worth

Actress Conn had already performed in more than 8 TV series and 8 films. Her total net worth is estimated at 5 million dollars. For an actress who isn’t high on names, she has a decent income to sustain her livelihood.

You can find her on Twitter.

 

 

 

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