Joanna Bacon as Jackie | Breeders on FX

Joanna Bacon


"Jackie," portrayed by Joanna Bacon, is happy with her life at the sheltered accommodation. She has tried to put Jim’s affair behind her and muddle along with their old dynamic. For Jackie, the realization that something is wrong with her health doesn’t mean a trip to the doctor’s office but rather a decision to let the future remain unknown. 

Career Highlights

Joanna Bacon’s latest work includes Terence Davies’ 2021 film Benediction starring Jack Lowden and Peter Capaldi and the independent feature She Will, which stars Rupert Everett and Malcolm McDowell.

In addition to her role in Breeders, Bacon’s television credits include BBC Three’s hugely popular sitcom Him & Her, ITV’s Prime Suspect 1973 and ITV’s Cradle to Grave. Film credits include Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans, Terence Davies’ A Quiet Passion and Love Actually

Patrick Baladi headshot wearing a blue paper crown and tugging at his ear with his fingers.

Patrick Baladi

as Darren

Darren is still Ally’s business partner but gets himself into hot water by touting Ally’s “old age” as a trump card in getting work.