Lisa Jay Jenkins

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Lisa Jay Jenkins
BornLisa Jay Jenkins
Carmarthen, South Wales
🏳️ Nationality
💼 Occupation
👶 ChildrenRuby Jay Nedin

Lisa Jay Jenkins is a British actress from Wales. Best known for her leading role in World War 2 independent feature film Hearts at War (2015) and is becoming established as a horror actress with her recent leading role as Lacey in Show Me Witch Way (2020).[1].


Born in Carmarthen, South Wales, Lisa was raised in the harbour town of Burry Port. Her interest in acting began when she joined Llanelli Youth Theatre where she performed in many theatre productions including Bugsy Malone. Her theatre training began in college where she studied BTEC ND in Performing Arts at Graig CCTA (now Coleg Sir Gar) taking part in productions of South Pacific and notably in her role of Polly in The Matchgirls written by Bill Owen. Her training continued at Swansea Institute of Higher Education (now Swansea Metropolitan University) where she was a founding member of Whatabout Theatre Company.

Lisa completed her final year of training at University College Worcester before leaving acting briefly to study teaching. After completing her PGCE in secondary drama at UCE Birmingham Lisa worked in secondary education until she was drawn back into acting in 2011.


Lisa first came to be known on tv through appearing on many game shows including the very first series of Pointless in 2009 and the second series of The Chase in 2010. After experiencing television Lisa returned to acting but with a focus on tv and film acting. On completing numerous short films she was cast in her first feature film The Alexerudd Affair in 2012 followed by the horror Valley of the Witch directed by Andrew Jones (filmmaker) released in 2014. Subsequent roles came in Hearts at War (2014) and District Nurse (2018) [2].



Year Title Role Notes
2012 Bloodlust Jane Doe Short Film
2013 Getting Lucky Charlotte Short Film
2013 Holy Shit Sister Short Film
2014 Wicca Witch
2014 The Alexerudd Affair Annie
2014 Valley of the Witch Shannon Griffiths
2016 Woods Scarlet
2016 Innocence Lost Dana
2016 Hearts at War Evelyn Collins
2018 Hello Au Revoir Nicole
2018 District Nurse Amy
2019 Acting life Melody
2020 Show Me Witch Way Lacey/Esme


As herself
Year Title Notes
2009 Wordplay Contestant
2009 Pointless Contestant
2010 Weakest Link Contestant
2010 The Chase Contestant
2011 Better Than Average Panellist
2012 Don't Blow the Inheritance Contestant
2013 The Wright Stuff Contributor
2014 Two Tribes Contestant
2014 Free Speech Contributor


  1. "Lisa Jay Jenkins". Retrieved 2020-01-09.
  2. "Lisa Jay Jenkins". Retrieved 2020-01-09.

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