English actress from Bexley, London, best known for playing Lauren Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. She won Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards 2012. Jossa was born in the London Borough of Bexley. She trained at D&B Theatre School in Bromley.
Jossa was cast in EastEnders in 2010 as Lauren Branning, taking over from Madeline Duggan who played the role from 2006 to 2010.Jossa was “excited” to join the show, saying she has always been a fan. Her first appearance was on 27 September 2010. Jossa also appears in Lauren’s internet spin-off series, Lauren’s Diaries, with two series in 2010 and 2011.