Jade Jordan

Irish actress Jade Jordan grew up in Blanchardstown, a suburb of Dublin. She attended Coolmine Community School and studied theater at Coláiste Dhúlaigh before enrolling in drama school in London. She then studied screen acting at Dublin’s Bow Street Academy.

Jordan has appeared widely on television, including in regular roles on Blackshore, Northern Lights, and The Catch and recurring roles on No Return and Redemption, as well as numerous guest roles. Her theatrical appearances include Dear Ireland and City Song for the Abbey Theatre and What Did I Miss? for The Ark/Dublin Theatre Festival. She also appeared in the films Rosie (2018) and You Are Not My Mother (2021).

Jordan wrote the short film The Colour Between, which was nominated for an IFTA award. She was commissioned by Fishamble and Irish Repertory Theatre for the 2022–2023 Transatlantic Commissions Program. She is the author of the memoir Nanny, Ma and me: An Irish Story of Family, Race, and Home (Hachette Ireland, 2022).


Photo by Matthew Thompson.