Who is Jemima Rooper? Trauma star who played Nora Barker and Death In Paradise actor

JEMIMA Rooper is a British actress who has starred in a string of hit shows.

She took on a leading role in Trauma, the psychological thriller drama by ITV. But what else do we know about her? Let’s get the lowdown…

Jemima Rooper stars in Trauma
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Who is Jemima Rooper and what is her background?

Jemima was born in Hammersmith, London to TV journalist Alison Rooper.

When she was 9, she said she wanted to be an actress and got in touch with an agent, leading to her appearing in films during the 90s.

She passed eight GCSEs with A* and A grades while working on The Famous Five, and bought her first home aged 19.

Jemima played Karen Marston in Death in Paradise
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What other TV shows has Jemima appeared in?

British TV viewers will recognise Jemima Rooper from BBC fantasy series Atlantic, supernatural drama Hex and an adaptation of The Famous Five which aired on CITV in the 90s.

She has also been in musical film Kinky Boots and The Black Dahlia.

Other appearances include musicals such as Me and My Girl, One Man, Two Guvnors and Blithe Spirit.

Jemima also played Karen Marston in Death in Paradise.


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