Tanya Franks

Inside Biography

Tanya Franks is an English stage and screen actress, writer, and producer. She is most recognized for her roles in British television shows like Family Affairs, The Bill, Pulling, EastEnders, and Broadchurch; and movies like Chromophobia, Island, The Magnificent Eleven, and Moon Dogs

How old is Tanya Frank?

Tanya Frank was born Tanya Christine Franks on August 16, 1967, in Plumstead, London, England. She is 52 years old as of July 2020.


Before she ever became a screen actress, Tanya Frank was a prolific theatre actress with more than 14 years of experience.

Tanya Frank on-stage in The Black Album SOURCE: The Guardian

Her most notable theatre roles include Gina in the play Sing Yer Heart Out For The Lads for the Royal National Theatre in London,  Karen in the play Pretend You Have Big Buildings at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, Liz Morden in the play Our Country's Good at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury, Deedee in the play The Black Album at the Royal National Theatre, and Amanda in the play Really Old Like Forty-Five, also at the Royal National Theatre.   

Frank made her on-screen debut in 2000 as Karen Ellis in the Channel 5 soap opera, Family Matters -- a role she would portray for the next three years. She was also cast as Detective Inspector Rowanne Morell in the long-running ITV1 police procedural drama series The Bill.    

Her feature film debut came as Christine in the 2005 ensemble drama movie Chromophobia -- starring Ralph FiennesPenélope Cruz, Ian Holm, Damian Lewis, and Rhys Ifans, among others.       

Frank went on to have prominent appearances as Sandra Farrell in the BBC Two mockumentary The Cup, as Karen in the BBC Three sitcom Pulling, and as Dolly in the CBBC children's comedy series Hotel Trubble

 Additionally, Frank also played Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman's sister Lucy Stevens in the ITV serial crime drama series Broadchurch; and starred alongside Susan Wokoma, among others, in the E4/Neflix sitcom Chewing Gum.    

Tanya Frank in EastEnders SOURCE: The Mirror

Her other notable TV roles include her portrayal of Jane Bison on the sitcom, Porters, and Rainie Branning in the BBC One soap opera, EastEnders

On the big screens, Tanya Frank is perhaps most well-known for her appearances in movies like The Magnificent Eleven and Moon Dogs.  

What is the Net Worth of Tanya Frank?

As of July 2020, Tanya Frank is estimated to hold a net worth of $2 million. Her worth is primarily attributed to her two-decade-long on-screen acting career -- which is saying nothing of her 14-year career as a stage actress. Frank is most known for her television appearances in British TV shows like  Family Affairs, The Bill, Pulling, EastEnders, and Broadchurch; and movies like Chromophobia, Island, The Magnificent Eleven, and Moon Dogs.  

by shrijan, 23 Jul, 2020

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