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Meet Corinna Brown: Age and career of Heartstopper's Tara

Amber Peake April 24, 2022
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Coming of age romance series Heartstopper landed on Netflix this weekend and fans are already curious to know more about Tara actress Corinna Brown.

The new Netflix series follows Charlie Spring, who falls for rugby player Nick Nelson after they are told to sit together in school. Audiences meet Brown’s character Tara as Charlie’s friend Elle befriends her at her new school.

Let’s get to know the Tara actress a bit better. We explore Corinna Brown’s age and acting career so far.

Heartstopper | Official Trailer | Netflix

Heartstopper | Official Trailer | Netflix
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Get to know Heartstopper’s Corinna Brown

Heartstopper fans will know Corinna Brown for her portrayal of Tara Jones, who attends the local all-girls school; Charlie’s bestie Elle moved to.

Off-screen, Brown, who hails from East London, is a talented dancer and performer as well as a singer.

The actress also has a few more unique talents as she is reportedly a trained aerialist, stilts performer and fight performer.

Elsewhere, Brown is a recent uni graduate and trained at the University of Essex’s East15 acting school:

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How old is Corinna Brown?

The Heartstopper actress is a Capricorn and celebrates her birthday on Christmas Eve, aka 24 December.

As per a past birthday post on Twitter, Corinna Brown celebrated her 21st birthday in 2019, which would mean she is currently 23 years old and set to turn 24 at the end of the year.

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The actress already has a few credits under her belt

While Heartstopper is Corinna Brown’s first major TV role, Corinna Brown already has several other acting credits to her name.

As per her IMDb, her on-screen debut was in the BBC Three film My Murder in 2012.

Some of the young actress’ other credits include the 2017 drama Daphne and the web series The Show Must Go Online, which was created in 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on the theatre industry.

In a past post to her Instagram, Brown also revealed she danced in rapper Nadia Roses’ 2018 advert for Barclaycard:

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.