Celebrity close up: Jodie Comer

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Jodie Comer has recently added another trophy to her bursting cabinet after picking up an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Villanelle in Killing Eve.

Fans of the show won't be surprised to find that the actress is being showered with awards for her work.

But many people are not aware that she comes from a tight-knit family, lives in Liverpool and has a teacher to thank for her big break.

Find out more about her startling rise in the video above.