Tanya Moodie - Updated Dec 2023

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Tanya Moodie

Tanya Moodie is a famous Canadian-born British actress and producer. Tanya Moodie is widely known for her work on Motherland and The Clinic, as well as her numerous stage credits with the Royal Court Theatre, the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord.

Early Life and Childhood

Tanya Moodie was born in Quebec, Canada on 16th  April 1972. She is 51 years old under the zodiac sign Aries. Tanya holds British nationality and follows the Buddhism religion.

Regarding her family background, Tanya was born to Jamaican parents. She was raised along with her brother,  Andrew Moodie. At the age of 17, she moved to England after being awarded a spot at RADA, where she eventually worked as an associate instructor and council member. Besides that, Moddie has not revealed any details concerning her father, mother, or family history.

Tanya Moodie – Education

Speaking of her educational background, Moodie completed her University level at a renowned University in England. However, Tanya is yet to disclose the name of the University from where she graduated.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, After appearing in the comedy So Haunt Me in 1994, Moodie went on to star as Hunter in Neil Gaiman’s fantasy miniseries Neverwhere, which aired in 1996. In the 2000s, she appeared in a number of shows as a guest star.

From 2008 to 2009, she played a regular part in the Irish medical drama The Clinic. In Sherlock, she additionally portrayed Ella Thompson, John Watson’s therapist.

She portrayed Gertrude in Simon Godwin’s 2016 Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. Meg was played by Moodie in the BBC comedy series Motherland beginning in 2019.

Tanya Moodie

Caption: Tanya Moodie in the Motherland holiday episode Last Christmas source: There Ought To Be Clowns.

In Ten Percent’s Season 1 Episode 4 in April 2022, Moodie played Regina. Empire of Light, directed by Sam Mendes, starred Moodie and was released in the UK and the US in January 2023.

Also in December 2022, Moodie returned to the Motherland holiday episode “Last Christmas” where she played Meg. Reviewers gave the show only glowing praise.

Further, Moodie played Serena in two episodes of the Cash Carraway-produced Rain Dogs in March 2023.

Net Worth 2023

Tanya Moodie has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. In 2023, her net worth is anticipated to be about $5 million. However, Moodie is yet to be a part of brand endorsements.

Awards and Achievements

For her performance as Wiletta in Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind, Moodie was nominated for a UK Theatre Award in 2017.

She was also nominated for Best Actress at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards and an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre for her performance as Esther in Intimate Apparel at the Park Theatre.

Her portrayal of Makeda in The House That Will Not Stand at the Tricycle Theatre earned her an Olivier nomination for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre the same year.

Moreover, she was nominated for Best Actress at the 2014 What’s On Stage Awards for her performance as Rose alongside Lenny Henry in the West End production of August Wilson’s Fences.

Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, Moodie has one daughter and was formerly married to a yoga teacher. Besides that, nothing is known regarding her present relationship status or boyfriend. It seems that Tanya is currently single focusing on her career.

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Caption: Tanya Moodie with her ex-partner source: Getty Images.

Tanya Moodie – Body Measurements

Tanya Moodie is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. She has a perfect height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.73 m) and weighs around 70 kg (154 lbs). She has a body dimension of 36-26-37 inches. In addition, Tanya has black pair of lovely eyes and black hair colour.

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Caption: Tanya Moodie posing for a photo source: Upi.

Social Media

She is active on her Instagram account @tanyagracemoodie with 12K followers. Besides that, Tanya is not active on any other social media sites including Twitter and Facebook.