Miranda-Raison
Miranda Raison | Biography

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  • Full Name Miranda Caroline Raison
  • Nickname Miranda Raison
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality British
  • Birthplace England, UK
  • Birth Date Nov 18, 1977
  • Age 44 Years, 6 Months
  • Height 5 Feet 4 ¾ Inches
  • Net Worth (Not Disclosed)
Jo Portman on BBC TV Series 'Spooks'  

Miranda Raison | Biography

Patron of Non-Profit Home-Start Subfolks

'Warrior' is a martial arts drama TV series inspired by late martial arts legend and actor Bruce Lee, produced by his daughter Shannon Lee. It stars renowned actors like Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin, etc. Raison joined the show from season 2 as one of the leading female characters of the series, Nellie Davenport. She appeared in 10 episodes of season 2 and will also be a part of season 3.


Miranda Raison is a television actress with over 70 acting credits. She is renowned for portraying Jo Portman's character on the BBC TV series Spooks (2005-2009).

Who is Miranda Raison?

Miranda Raison began her acting career as a theater artist. One of her first plays was The Man Who Came to Dine (1999). She portrayed the character Stanley in the play.

Raison's TV debut came in 1999 with the TV movie Suzy Q. She played the minor character, Marianne Faithfull. In the years to follow, she did several other small parts in Sunburn (2000 TV series), Dark Realm (2001 TV series), Holby City (2003 TV series), etc.

Her career's breakthrough role was as Jo Portman in the TV series MI-5. From 2005 to 2009, she justified the character in around 37 episodes. In addition, she also had notable appearances in Married Single Other (2010 TV series), Vexed (2012 TV series), Silk (2014 TV series), Spotless (2015 TV series), Dark Heart (2018 TV series), etc.

Age and Early Bio

Miranda Raison was born in England on 18 November 1977. She took birth to parents, Caroline Raison and Nick Raison. Her mother, Caroline, is a professional newsreader who works for Anglia Television. Similarly, her father, Nick, is a piano artist. However, her parents divorced when she was only five years old.

She went to five different boarding schools during her junior years, including Stowe School and Felixstowe College. She also received drama training from Webber Douglas Academy. Furthermore, her grandfather Max Raison, a former English cricketer, financed her educational expenses.

'Warriors'

Warrior is a martial arts drama TV series inspired by late martial arts legend and actor Bruce Lee, produced by his daughter Shannon Lee. It stars renowned actors like Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin, etc. Raison joined the show from season 2 as one of the leading female characters of the series, Nellie Davenport. She appeared in 10 episodes of season 2 and will also be a part of season 3.

The 1st season of the show premiered on the Cinemax channel on 7 June 2019. After that, the show aired 21 episodes through 2 seasons from 2019 to 2020. Cinemax telecasted the last episode of season 2 on 4 December 2020. According to variety.com, it has already been renewed for a third season. However, the broadcasting rights have moved from Cinemax to HBO.

Husband

Raison has been part of two marriages. She married her first husband, Raza Jaffrey, in September 2007. They first met while filming the BBC One drama series Spooks in 2005. The pair appeared alongside each other in the series. The pair were married for only around two years. They eventually got divorced in December 2009. And Raison did not have any children with him.

Jaffrey is an English actor born on 28 May 1975 in Wallasey, England. He has primarily gained recognition for his works in Gothica (2013 TV Movie), Homeland (2014 TV Series), The Rhythm Section (2020 Movie), Sweet Girl (2021 Movie), etc.

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Following her separation from Jaffrey, Raison married her present husband, Christopher Mollard. The pair exchanged vows on 2 July 2017 and are still together. They also have a daughter.

Home-Start Subfolks

Raison is one of the patrons of Home-Start Subfolks, a non-profit charitable organization. It is an organization that provides friendly and emotional support to the families to look after their children.

Her friend Lady Clare Greenwell was the person who first introduced Raison to the charity. Greenwell is a former volunteer of Home-Start and currently serves as its ambassador. Being a mother herself, Raison calls herself fortunate to be a part of the charity and is also greatly inspired to support its cause.

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