Hannah Tointon Biography

Hannah Tointon is an English actress. She was born on December 28, 1987. She is best known for her roles as Katy Fox in the soap opera Hollyoaks on Channel 4 and Tara Brown in the comedy The Inbetweeners.


Early life 

Ken and Carol had a child who they named Tointon. She grew up in Leigh-on-Sea with her actress sister Kara, who was born in 1983. They both went to St. Michael’s School in Leigh and St. Hilda’s School in Westcliff-on-Sea.


Tointon’s first appearance on TV was in the CBBC hit comedy show Kerching!, where she played Taj Lewis’s love interest Tamsin. In Star 2003, where she played the character Billie, she got her next part. After that, she played Celina Johnson on The Bill, a British police drama. She also played Casey in The Children, a scary movie.

In 2006, she was in an episode of the TV show Murder City called “Just Seventeen,” where she played Bethany Williams. She also played the part of Savannah Caskey in the movie Dream Team. Then she was in New Tricks, and she and her sister Kara both had uncredited parts as concertgoers in Just My Luck. She played Annabelle in Genie in the House and Maxine Brogan in Doctors at the beginning of 2007.


Tointon is best known for her role on the soap opera Hollyoaks, which airs on Channel 4. She first showed up on April 30, 2007, as Katy Fox, the younger sister of Warren Fox. Jamie Lomas (Warren Fox), Chris Fountain (Justin Burton), Roxanne McKee (Louise Summers), and Kent Riley are her close friends outside of Hollyoaks (Zak Ramsey).

On November 3, 2007, it was said that Tointon was leaving Hollyoaks to try new things, and that she had played Katy Fox for a year. She said that she had always planned to stay for only a year.

After Hollyoaks

On November 11, 2008, she played a student with agoraphobia named Emma Lewis on Doctors. This was a different role than the one she had played before. She was also in The Children, a horror movie with Jeremy Sheffield that came out at the end of 2008.

In April of 2010, Tointon was in a TV commercial for Cornetto Enigma. In the third season of The Inbetweeners on Channel 4, she played Tara, Simon’s girlfriend. [10] She was in the second through fourth episodes, which were filmed in the spring of 2010. In March 2012, it was said that Tointon would be in the upcoming supernatural drama Switch on ITV2. In July 2012, she played Dru’s girlfriend on an episode of the E4 show The Midnight Beast as a character named Frog. She played Kuji in an episode of Sinbad called “Kuji.” In 2012, she also acted in The Hour as Kiki Delaine. Since 2014, Tointon has played Maud Gunneson on Penny Dreadful, a British-American horror show.

It was announced in September 2017 that she would be in a new production of Strangers on a Train. The show was set to go on tour from January 5 to March 31, 2018. From December 2, 2019, Tointon will play Dawn in the West End production of Waitress. This was announced in October 2019.

She played Rachel Saunders in the TV version of The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham, which aired in June 2022. The first episode of this show aired on Sky Max on June 2, 2022.


Personal life 

Tointon moved in with his co-star on The Inbetweeners, Joe Thomas, in 2012. They had met on the set of the show. In 2017, they got engaged and are now living together in London. In October 2022, they told everyone that their first child had been born.