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Jessie Mei Li

Actor

Jessie Mei Li is currently shooting Gareth Evans’ feature film HAVOC, playing the role of ‘Ellie’ opposite Tom Hardy. Jessie can also be seen on Netflix playing the starring role of ‘Alina Starkov’ in Eric Heisserer’s SHADOW & BONE, based on the best-selling trilogy by Leigh Bardugo, will soon be shooting the second series. Prior to that she worked on Edgar Wright feature LAST NIGHT IN SOHO for Working Title Films/Film4, and Ivo van Hove’s stage adaptation of ALL ABOUT EVE at the Noel Coward Theatre opposite Lily James and Gillian Anderson.

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
SHADOW & BONE (Alina Starkov)
Company:
Netflix
Project details:
Show runner: Eric Heisserer
Production (role):
STRANGERS
Company:
Two Brothers Pictures for ITV1
Project details:
Dir. Paul Andrew Williams
Production (role):
TOGETHER, THEY SMOKE (Rose)
Company:
Creative England/ Sky Arts/ Delaval Film
Project details:
Dir. Henry Gale
Production (role):
THE ENCOUNTERING (Jennifer Glove)
Company:
Studio Lambert
Project details:
Dir. Harry Courtney
FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
HAVOC (Ellie)
Company:
Netflix
Project details:
Dir. Gareth Evans
Production (role):
LAST NIGHT IN SOHO (Lara)
Company:
Working Title Films/Film4
Project details:
Dir. Edgar Wright
THEATRE
Production (role):
ALL ABOUT EVE (Claudia Caswell)
Company:
Sonia Friedman Productions / Noel Coward Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Ivo van Hove
Production (role):
BEAT
Company:
National Youth Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Alice Knight
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
Training:
National Youth Theatre, Epic Stages, 2015
Identity School of Acting, 2016-2017
Languages:
Cantonese, Chinese, French, Mandarin, Spanish
Special skills:
Martial Arts (Tae Kwon Do, Wing Chun)

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): SHADOW & BONE (Alina Starkov)
    Company: Netflix
    Project details: Show runner: Eric Heisserer
  • Production (role): STRANGERS
    Company: Two Brothers Pictures for ITV1
    Project details: Dir. Paul Andrew Williams
  • Production (role): TOGETHER, THEY SMOKE (Rose)
    Company: Creative England/ Sky Arts/ Delaval Film
    Project details: Dir. Henry Gale
  • Production (role): THE ENCOUNTERING (Jennifer Glove)
    Company: Studio Lambert
    Project details: Dir. Harry Courtney
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): HAVOC (Ellie)
    Company: Netflix
    Project details: Dir. Gareth Evans
  • Production (role): LAST NIGHT IN SOHO (Lara)
    Company: Working Title Films/Film4
    Project details: Dir. Edgar Wright
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): ALL ABOUT EVE (Claudia Caswell)
    Company: Sonia Friedman Productions / Noel Coward Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Ivo van Hove
  • Production (role): BEAT
    Company: National Youth Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Alice Knight
  • Training:
    National Youth Theatre, Epic Stages, 2015
    Identity School of Acting, 2016-2017
  • Languages:
    Cantonese, Chinese, French, Mandarin, Spanish
  • Special skills:
    Martial Arts (Tae Kwon Do, Wing Chun)