Everything you need to know about Jennifer Kirby

Everything you need to know about Jennifer Kirby

As a well experienced British actress, Jennifer Kirby is most famous for playing one of the newest faces of Nonnatus house as ex-army nurse and Poplar barmaid, Valerie Dyer.

What has Jennifer Kirby been in before?

As well as being in the Royal Shakespeare Company portraying famous roles such as Lady Percy and Juliet, she has also been in Holby City as well as Call the Midwife.

How old is Jennifer Kirby?

The young actress is currently 29-years old.

Does Jennifer Kirby play golf?

No, but Jennifer from Call the Midwife shares her name with a famous Canadian golfer also named Jennifer Kirby.

Where is Jennifer Kirby from?

Jennifer grew up in the countryside not far from Great Malvern in Worcestershire.

Where did Jennifer Kirby train to be an actress?

After studying English Literature at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, she was accepted at the prestigious London academy of music and dramatic art (LAMDA) where famous actors such as Benedict Cumberbatch and Jim Broadbent also attended. Jennifer then began landing roles from there.


Is Jennifer Kirby married?

No, however, it was rumoured that Jennifer was dating and living in London with actor Robert Gilbert.

Does Jennifer Kirby wear a wig in Call the Midwife?

No. After landing the role as Valerie Dyer, Jennifer was asked if she would be happy to have her long locks cut off for the role. She did whilst donating her hair to The Little Princess Trust to be made into a wig for a child going through cancer treatment.