Jessie Mei Li
August 27, 1995
26 years old
5 ft 2 in | 157.5 cm tall
32-24-34 in | 83-61-86 cm
48 kg | 106 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Jessie Mei Li was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England, on August 27, 1995, is an English actress.
Young Jessie Mei Li first started performing at the National Youth Theatre in 2015.
She made her film debut in short drama Together, They Smoke (2018) in role as Rose.
She got her television debut in British television crime drama series Strangers (2018) in one episode.
Her breakthrough performance came as Alina Starkov in Netflix fantasy television series Shadow and Bone (2021).
She landed her professional stage debut in production of "All About Eve" (2019) in role as Claudia Casswell, at Noel Coward Theatre, London.
She played Kiera in short science fiction film Travelooper (2019).
Last Night in Soho (2021) psychological horror in role as Lara, opposite Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith
She portrayed Christina Jocko in British documentary docudrama television series Locked Up Abroad (2019) in episode "Panamania".
Shadow and Bone (2021) Netflix fantasy television series in role as orphan Alina Starkov
Attended the St Bede’s School in Redhill.
Studied at the Reigate College (2010-2012).
She joined the National Youth Theatre in 2015.
Studied at the Identity School of Acting (2016-2017).
Has an older brother, Tom.
Has Chinese and English ancestry.
She is also trained in Taekwondo and Wing Chun.
She was discovered by English film director Edgar Wright.
Featured in music videos for:
Uri Sade "A Thousand Ringing Bells" (2018)
James Humphrys "Three Weeks" (2021)
There is no information about her boyfriend or affair.