Hannah Tointon- Biography
Hannah Tointon is an English actress best known for her roles in ‘The Inbetweeners’ and ‘Hollyoaks.’ She was born and reared in Essex and joined an acting club when she was seven years old because her sister was in the same group. She gradually began to embrace the world of acting and theater. She never went to drama school and claims to have learned everything she knows about acting through watching her co-actors on stage.
Tointon made her acting debut in 2003, playing a minor role in the TV series ‘Star,’ and subsequently a major role in the children’s series ‘Kerching!’ She had cameo appearances in programs such as ‘New Tricks’ and ‘Murder City’ after appearing in a recurrent role in ‘Dream Team.’ In 2007, she received her first major break in her acting career when she was cast as a regular in the long-running soap opera ‘Hollyoaks.’ She made her cinematic debut in 2006 and has since played prominent roles in films such as ‘Walking with the Enemy’ and ‘The Lost Future.’
Hannah Tointon- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education
Hannah Tointon was born to Ken and Carol Tointon on December 28, 1987, in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. Kara, her older sister, was her closest companion when she was a child. Hannah’s family relocated to Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, shortly after her birth, where she began her early education. Kara and Hannah had been best friends since Hannah was a toddler.
Hannah has had a button-sized cyst under her right eye since birth. It protruded from her mouth. Although she didn’t see it at first, people began to notice it as she grew older. It was removed only when she reached the age of 12. Hannah said that she had never been bullied at school as a result of her cyst. She did, however, confess that she preferred to spend her time at home with her family, which she described as her “comfort zone.”
Hannah’s older sister became interested in acting when she was seven years old and joined a local theater club. Hannah joined her sister in acting classes because she was close to her. She developed an interest in becoming an actor over time. Hannah experienced a life-changing experience when she was 12 years old. She tried out for a role in the ‘West End’ musical ‘Whistle Down the Wind.’ She was first hesitant to take part in it. She eventually accustomed to singing and dancing in the show.
Over the next few years, she continued to appear in theatrical plays. She began studying painting in college after graduating from ‘St. Michael’s School’ in Leigh. However, she had already begun to receive acting offers. As a result, she dropped out and devoted herself full-time to acting.
Hannah Tointon- Relationship, Boyfriend
In 2010, Hannah Tointon began dating her ‘The Inbetweeners’ co-star Joe Thomas. In 2017, they announced their engagement. She has previously dated Dougie Poynter, the bassist for the band ‘McFly.’
Hannah once stated in an interview that she is frightened of heights and that skydiving is her worst fear.
Hannah Tointon- Professional Career
She made her acting debut in 2003, portraying the minor character ‘Billie’ in the television series ‘Star.’ The same year, she starred in the children’s comedy-drama series ‘Kerching!’ as ‘Tamsin,’ one of the major characters. Hannah appears in 20 of the series’ 29 episodes during its one-season run.
She had a recurring part (as ‘Savannah Caskey’) in the 2004 television series Dream Team.’ She was in 12 episodes of the show. The program was a major commercial and critical success. In 2005, she starred as ‘Celina Johnson’ in a single episode of the television series ‘The Bill.’
She made her cinematic debut in 2006, playing a little uncredited role in the romantic comedy film ‘Just My Luck.’ The picture earned mixed reviews and was just a moderate box-office success. She appeared as a guest star in TV shows such as ‘Murder City’ and ‘New Tricks’ the same year. Later the same year, she played a minor role in the television series ‘Genie in the House.’
At the beginning of 2007, she debuted as a guest star in the television series ‘Doctors.’ She eventually had her big break in the soap opera ‘Hollyoaks,’ where she played a regular character. Hannah was in college at the time, and the soap opera had been running nonstop since the mid-1990s. She later dropped out of college to star in the show.
played the regular character ‘Katy Fox’ in ‘Hollyoaks’ (2007 and 2008). She later returned to the job in 2017. Her popularity skyrocketed following her appearance in the popular soap drama. In 2008, she made her big-screen debut as ‘Casey,’ one of the lead parts in the British horror-thriller film ‘The Children.’ Despite receiving great reviews from reviewers, the picture was considered a box-office flop. Hannah’s performance, on the other hand, was lauded.
She had yet another success in 2010 when she landed the role of ‘Tara Brown’ in the enormously popular British sitcom ‘The Inbetweeners.’ Her character appears in the second, third, and fourth episodes of the third season as the lovely girlfriend of the character ‘Simon.’ The same year, she played ‘Giselle,’ a supporting character in the post-apocalyptic film ‘The Lost Future.’ Sean Bean played the lead in the picture. It earned mixed reviews and was a modest box office success.
She had cameo appearances in shows such as ‘Sinbad’ and ‘The Midnight Beast’ in the early 2010s. She appeared as ‘Hannah Bright,’ a supporting character in the supernatural comedy-drama series ‘Switch.’ She was in six episodes of the show. The series was well-received by both critics and audiences.
She had a recurring role in the drama series ‘The Hour’ in 2012 and later starred in guest appearances in shows including ‘Midsomer Murders’ and ‘Death in Paradise.’ She starred as ‘Violette Selfridge,’ one of the key characters in the period drama series ‘Mr. Selfridge,’ in 2015. She also played the lead character ‘Caitlin’ in the 2018 comedy film ‘The Festival.’ The film was a moderate commercial and critical success.