Linzey Cocker

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Linzey Cocker
Born
Linzey Louise Cocker

(1987-05-19) 19 May 1987 (age 32)
Salford, England, United Kingdom
OccupationActress
Years active2004–
Children1

Linzey Louise Cocker (born 19 May 1987) is an English actress best known for playing the roles of Jade Webb in the BBC Three comedy-drama series Drop Dead Gorgeous , Josie in the 2008 film Wild Child , and Jess Fisher in Waterloo Road .

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Early years

Cocker went to Wentworth High School (now Ellesmere Park High School) in Eccles, Greater Manchester.

Career

In Drop Dead Gorgeous , Cocker's character is the fraternal twin of Ashley Webb, played by actress and model Sinéad Moynihan. Jade, being the popular and charismatic sister, finds it difficult to adjust to her shy sister's rapid success as a model, when Jade has always wanted to be a model herself so when her sister was offered a modeling job it changed their family's life and most of all Jade life.

She also appeared in the film Wild Child along with actress Emma Roberts.

She also performed in a BBC drama series, Waterloo Road , playing new pupil Jess Fisher, [1] alongside former Silent Witness actress Amanda Burton who plays her on-screen mother and new headteacher, Karen Fisher. [2]

She also played Sam Swan in a BBC comedy drama White Gold .

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRole
2008Clash of the SantasBrooke
2008 Wild Child Josie
2008 Is Anybody There? Tanya
2009 Salvage Jodie
2010 4.3.2.1. Gwen
2010McQueenBecky
2013 Enemies Closer Kayla
Television
YearTitleRole
2004 Conviction Miriam Payne
2006 Drop Dead Gorgeous Jade Webb
2006 Shameless Zadie
2006 The Innocence Project Rhiannan Hayes
2006 Northern Lights Brooke Armstrong
2006 The Street Leanne McEvoy
2007City LightsBrooke Armstrong/Sarah Shearer
2010-2011 Waterloo Road Jess Fisher
2012LeavingKelly
2014 In the Flesh Haley
2015 The Musketeers Jeanne (episode 2.5 "The Return")
2016 Our Girl Marie Lane
2017 Tina and Bobby (mini-series)Kathy Peters
2017-2019 White Gold Sam Swan

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  2. "Amanda Burton returns to BBC One in Waterloo Road". BBC Press Office. BBC. 16 October 2009.