Jill Penfold is a British actress and stunt woman. She was born and raised in Essex. Where she lived until leaving at 20 to travel as a Beautician aboard cruise-ships.
Jill returned to the U.K in 2004 where she attended Birmingham Theatre School for 2 years for Theatre acting. After graduating Jill landed her first job at The Crescent Theatre as ‘Angela’ in Mike Leigh’s 'Abigail's Party'. 4 Years of Theatre Touring followed, including being a gender-fluid Macbeth for 3 months. A best actor award for Madre in ’The Daughters of Venice’ was a highlight.
In 2008 Jill was given a scholarship to The Lee Strasberg Film And TV institute to study The Stanslaviski acting method. There she stayed for a year before signing to an agent and beginning her career in Los Angeles. Acting, stunt acting, commercials, fitness and voice acting are all facets of the industry that Jill enjoys.
"Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets"