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Jaye Jacobs's Biography

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Who is Jaye Jacobs?

Jaye Jacobs was born Emma Jacobs on 27 May 1982.

Jaye is best known for playing nurse Donna Jackson in Holby City. When asked on the Holby City site whether she was like her character, Jaye Jacobs replied:

"Unfortunately yes! Not quite such a slapper though!"

In May 2007, Jaye Jacobs told GMTV Today that she was a lot shyer than her character in Holby.

Jaye Jacobs partnered dance professional Andrew Cuerden in Strictly Come Dancing series 3, however they were eliminated in the second week.

Her TV credits include Places from the Heart, Blue Peter and Teen Magazine Show and on stage she has performed in, amongst other plays, Golden Boy, Rent and The Kissing Dance.

Jaye Jacobs, who was strong at athletics generally, used to be a county level javelin thrower.

In 2011 Jaye Jacobs was cast as Sian Diamond in Waterloo Road, and, in January 2012, she was nominated for best drama actress at the National Television Awards for the role.

In 2017, Jaye Jacobs returned to Holby City as Donna Jackson.

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