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Full Name  Jayd Johnson
Role  Actress
Years active  2001-present
Residence  London, United Kingdom
Height  5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Movies  Dear Frankie
Name  Jayd Johnson

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Born  18 December 1990Glasgow, Scotland
Home town  Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Parents  Connie Johnson, Johnny Johnson
Siblings  Jordana Johnson, John Paul Johnson
People also search for  Shona Auerbach, Jordana Johnson, John Paul Johnson

Jayd Johnson is a Scottish actress best known for her portrayal of Nicki Cullen in River City and her BAFTA-winning role as Paddy Meehan in the The Field of Blood.

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Career

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Johnson began attending drama classes aged eight and landed her first professional acting job at 11 in the film Dear Frankie, starring Emily Mortimer and Gerard Butler. From the age of 13, Johnson played Nicki Cullen in the Glasgow-set soap opera River City. She left in 2009, after six years, to train at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York before returning to Scotland after being hand-picked for the lead role of Paddy Meehan in BBC Scotland's adaptation of The Field of Blood for which she won the 2011 BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Television Actor/Actress ahead of co-stars Peter Capaldi and Ford Kiernan. Johnson reprised the role of Paddy Meehan for The Field of Blood: The Dead Hour which began filming in Glasgow in November 2012 and was broadcast on BBC One in August 2013.

Personal life

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The youngest of three children, Johnson grew up in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire and was educated at the local Stonelaw High School. Her parents Connie and Johnny own and run a café in the Forge Market in the east end of Glasgow. Her elder sister Jordana is a wedding planner while brother, John Paul, works in the family business.

Filmography

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2004 Dear Frankie as Catriona

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2004-2009 River City (TV series) as Nicki Cullen

2011- The Field of Blood as Paddy Meehan

References

Jayd Johnson Wikipedia


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