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Joanne Froggatt: Set In A Heightened Reality

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Joanne Froggatt from ‘Downton Abbey’ co-stars in the new movie ‘Filth’, in which James Mcavoy plays a bigoted and sexist police officer who's nasty to everyone. Except for a stranger he keeps running into, played by Joanne.

Fun facts about Joann Froggatt: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is an English actress of stage, television, and film, most notably appearing in Downton Abbey as Anna, Lady's Maid to Lady Mary Crawley. She earlier had a regular role in Coronation Street and has also appeared in many other television dramas including Bad Girls, dinnerladies, Nature Boy, Red Cap, A Touch of Frost, Other People's Children, The Street, Rebus, Island at War, and Life on Mars.

2) In 1996, Froggatt made her TV debut in the long-running ITV drama The Bill, and shortly afterwards landed the role of teenage mother Zoe Tattersall in Coronation Street. She left the programme in 1998 when her character was written out.

3) In 2003, Froggatt played the leading role in the controversial one-off drama, Danielle Cable: Eyewitness, based on the true story of a teenage girl who witnessed the murder of her boyfriend in a reputed road rage attack. Whilst researching the role, she met Cable who later contacted her to commend her on her portrayal. The film earned a BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Single Drama.

'Filth' opens in theaters Friday, May 30th.

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