Jodhi May (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography and More

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Jodhi May (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More

Jodhi May (also known as Jodhi Tania Edward) is an British film and television actress, director and writer. She is best known for TV series Gentleman Jack, Strike Back, Genius and The Witcher. She became the youngest receiver of the Best Actress Trophy at the Cannes Film Festival.

Early Life

Jodhi May was born on May 8, 1975 to Malcolm McLaren and Jocelyn Hakim in Camden Town, London. Her French- Turkish mother was an art teacher and her German father is an artist. She completed her schooling at Camden School for Girls and later graduated with a degree in English Literature at Wadham College, Oxford. May had a keen interest towards acting and started acting at the young age of 12.


Real NameJodhi Tania Hakim-Edwards
ProfessionActress, Director and Writer
Date of BirthMay 8, 1975
Age (as in 2021)46 Years
Birth PlaceCamden Town, London, United Kingdom
Home TownLondon, United Kingdom
FamilyMother : Jocelyn Hakim
Father : Malcolm McLaren
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Husband : Not Available
AddressLondon, United Kingdom


May began her acting career at the age of 12. She appeared in the drama film A World Apart as Molly Roth. For the role, she won Best Actress award at Cannes Film Festival and Most Promising Newcomer at Evening Standard British Film Awards. In 1994, she played a lead role in Sister My Sister. Later she starred in the drama flick The Gambler for which she earned the Silver Dolphin award for Best Actress.


In 1999, she appeared in the television movies Warriors and The Turn of the Screw. Later she featured in television series Tipping the Velvet. In 2003, she starred in the TV film The Other Boleyn Girl. May joined the cast of AD The Bible Continues in 2005 and also appeared in the season 5 of HBO’s Game of Thrones. She also starred in the film A Quiet Passion, the biographical movie about the life of popular American poet Emily Dickinson.

Education Details and More

SchoolCamden School for Girls, London
CollegeWadham College, Oxford
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFilm : A World Apart (1988)
A World Apart (1988)
Television : The Gift (1990)
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AwardsCannes Film Festival Award (1988; Best Actress)
Evening Standard British Film Award (1988; Most Promising Newcomer)
Valladolid International Film Festival Award (1994; Best Actress)
Silver Dolphin Award (1997; Best Actress)
and many more

Physical Stats and More

HeightIn Feet : 5′ 8″ Feet
In Meter : 1.73 m
WeightIn Kg : 65 Kg
In Pound : 143 lbs
Figure Measurement35-28-36
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
HobbiesListening Music and Singing

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendsNot Available
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available

Some Facts About Jodhi May

  • Jodhi May was born and brought up in London, United Kingdom.
  • She was born as Jodhi Tania Edward but her name was legally changed.
  • She made her directorial debut with the 2002 short film Spyhole. 7 minute long this film tells the story of Bill and Angela Miller who have lost the spark in their relationship.
  • She is youngest recipient of the Best Actress award of Cannes Film Festival.
  • Apart from acting, she also works as a director and writer.
  • She was seen as Maggy the Frog (woods witch) in Season 5 of Game of Thrones.
  • In 2019, She appeared as Queen Calanthe in Netflix series The Witcher starring alongside Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and Anya Chalotra.

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