|Jodi Balfour Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||October 29, 1987|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jodi Balfour is a South African film and television actor, producer, voice actor, and writer. She is known for her roles like Gladys Witham in the television drama Bomb Girls as well as in the television film Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy, Jackie Kennedy in the historical drama series The Crown, Ellen Waverly in the science fiction drama series For All Mankind, DI Elaine Shepard in the crime drama series Rellik, Samantha Sedaris in the science fiction program Primeval: New World, Claire in the comedy film The Husband, Lindsay Dewar in the comedy-drama miniseries The Best Laid Plans, Lori in the anthology crime drama series True Detective, Rachel in the drama film The Rest of Us, Sarah Fullwood in the miniseries The Sinking of the Laconia, and Joni Conway in the neo-noir crime drama series Quarry. Additionally, she has also been a part of projects including R. L. Stine‘s The Haunting Hour: The Series, A Ghost Within, Final Destination 5, Vampire, Almost Anything, The Philanthropist, Supernatural, V, Sanctuary, Tower Prep, Unearthing, Waterloo, and Valentines Day.
Cape Town, South Africa
Los Angeles, California, United States
Jodi Balfour attended the University of Cape Town and studied drama.
Actor, Producer, Voice Actor, Writer
Jodi Balfour has been signed with Agency for the Performing Arts, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jodi Balfour has dated –
- Abbi Jacobson (2020-Present) – In October 2020, she started dating Abbi Jacobson, an American comedian, writer, actor, illustrator, and producer. In August 2022, during the premiere of A League of Their Own, Abbi was seen wearing a ring on her finger and it was later reported that the couple had gotten engaged.
Race / Ethnicity
She announced on Instagram on June 30, 2021, that she identifies as queer, stating that she found it freeing to “finally embrace and explore [her] queerness.”
- Lean physique
Through social media, Jodi Balfour has either endorsed or promoted a variety of brands like The Great Eros, ANOTHER FEATHER, and ALMINA.
Jodi Balfour Favorite Things
- One Of Her Favorite Places To Visit In Los Angeles – Temescal Canyon
Source – TVOM
Jodi Balfour Facts
- She co-hosted the South African youth television series Bling in the early 2000s.
- She participated in the Miss South Africa 2008 pageant.
- Jodi Balfour made her first film appearance as Michaela in the 2011 dramatic horror-thriller film Vampire, starring Kevin Zegers, Keisha Castle-Hughes, and Amanda Plummer.
- From 2012 to 2013, she played Gladys Witham, the only daughter of a wealthy Rosedale family, in the Canadian television drama series Bomb Girls. This role got her nominated for a Leo Award for “Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series” in 2013.
- For her performance in Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy, Jodi Balfour won the Canadian Screen Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series” in 2015.
- Alongside Heather Graham, Sophie Nélisse, and Abigail Pniowsky, Jodi co-starred as Rachel in the 2019 Canadian drama film The Rest of Us.
- She has co-owned a coffeehouse in the Gastown neighborhood of Vancouver, British Columbia.
- In 2019, Jodi Balfour started playing Ellen Wilson (née Waverly) in the science fiction drama streaming television series For All Mankind. It dramatizes an alternate history depicting “what would have happened if the global space race had never ended” after the Soviet Union succeeds in the first crewed Moon landing ahead of the United States.
Featured Image by Jodi Balfour / Instagram