Jodi Balfour was born on 29th October 1987 in Cape Town, South Africa. She is best known for her portrayal of Gladys Witham in the Canadian TV drama Bomb Girls (2012-2013). The follow-up TV movie, Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy helped her land Canadian Screen Awards in 2015.
Back in the early 2000s, Balfour worked as the co-host of the youth TV series in South Africa called Bling. Later, she went to the University of Cape Town, where she studied drama.
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During her academic years, she competed in the Miss South Africa beauty pageant in 2008. Following her graduation in 2009, Balfour’s acting career took off mainly in British and Canadian movies and series.
Jodi co-owns a coffeehouse in Gastown, Vancouver, British Columbia, while she currently resides in her home in Los Angeles, California.
Jodi Balfour is starring in ‘For All Mankind’ (2019)
For All Mankind is a science fiction TV series that tells the story of an alternative history showcasing the scenario where the global space race never ended after the USSR succeeded in the first manned landing on the moon.
NASA is left devastated following USSR’s success in setting the first cosmonaut on the moon, dubbed the “Red Moon.” Meanwhile, people working in NASA welcome the challenge as they go toe to toe against their foe for the second time.
Jodi Balfour portrays the character of Ellen Waverly in ‘For All Mankind.’
The series produced for Apple TV+ is created and written by Ronald D. Moore, Ben Nedivi, and Matt Wolpert. Season one premieres on 1st November 2019 while the second season was renewed in October 2019.
Jodi Balfour plays a lead role of Ellen Waverly in the series. Her other notable credits include the characters of Jackie Kennedy in The Crown (2017) and Lori in True Detective (2019). Moreover, she starred as Rachel in The Rest of Us (2019) alongside Heather Graham.
Jodi Balfour is dating her boyfriend, Alex Ashbaugh
Jodi Balfour with her boyfriend, Alex Ashbaugh.
Jodi Balfour is currently in a relationship with her actor boyfriend, Alex Ashbaugh. The couple is together for the last six years after they began dating in May 2013. Alex, meanwhile, is an actor and a writer best known for CSI: Cyber (2015), Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (2016), and Notorious (2016).
The couple often takes to social media to express their love for each other. On 2nd May 2019, Jodi took to Instagram to wish their anniversary with adoring words for her partner.
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he came to a picnic where he knew only one person, wearing a green gingham shirt and a generous smile, with perfectly coiffed hair and tupperware of home-made pasta. his hungry heart and sweet spirit were obvious. he wasn’t afraid to be kind and inquisitive and forthcoming. he was looking for change… he totally terrified me. some days he still does. but only because it’s very scary to let someone love you the way he does: with abandon, with focus, with clarity… with resilience and silliness and patience and commitment and courage. it’s been 6 years since that goofy, handsome face started talking to me about how “Afrikaans is a combination of Dutch and Zulu” (incorrect) and i feel so lucky. so very, very lucky. 💛 happy happy, buster. for our anniversary this year, I got you this uncharacteristic public display of affection 😛🥰
On 25th February 2018, Jodi shared a video where the couple can be seen in a joyful mood with drinks on their hands during a wedding ceremony in Chicago.
The lovebirds are not just partners in real life. In fact, they once featured in a TV movie together titled Almost Anything (2015), where they played on-screen partners named Beans and Sam.
The couple currently resides in their house in Los Angeles, California. Fans are eager for this wonderful duo to take their dating endeavor up a notch and embrace their forthcoming married life. Judging by the nature of their relationship, it looks to be a matter of time before this beautiful couple is officially husband and wife.