Jessica Hynes (née Stevenson) (b. 15 November 1972) is a British actress who voiced Mafalda Hopkirk in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Hynes is best known for her role as Daisy in Spaced.
Behind the scenes
- Has three children: a son, born 1998; a daughter, born 2003; and a second daughter, Flora, born 2006.
- She was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role of 2002 for her performance in The Night Heron performed at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs.
- Auditioned for, and was accepted into the prestigious National Youth Theatre at the age of 15.
- In 2007 she changed her stage name to her married name Jessica Hynes, some years after getting married.
- She was nominated on 2009 Broadway Theatre Fans' Choice awards under the category "Best Featured Actress in a Play" for her work in The Norman Conquests.
- She also guest-starred in the Doctor Who episodes Human Nature, The Family of Blood and The End of Time: Part Two opposite David Tennant.