5 things you need to know about the SA actress who plays Jackie Kennedy in The Crown

2017-02-17 14:10
Jodi Balfour

Cape Town - Jodi Balfour is a South African actress who has made it big all over the world.

She recently made headlines by being cast as Jackie Kennedy in Netflix's The Crown.

Here are somethings you might not know about her. 

1. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town.

2. She starred on Bafta nominated English miniseries, The Sinking of the Laconia and Canadian TV series Bomb Girls.

3. She has an 'inner-jock' and likes waterpolo:

Sometimes you've just gotta let your inner jock right on out. #tbt #waterpolo #southafrica #almostdrowned

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4. She's an art fundi.

5. Her love for water sports is a family trait, her uncle, Ant Smyt is a ISA World Adaptive Surfing Champion. 

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