Joanna Bacon as Jackie | Breeders on FX


Joanna Bacon


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A loyal mom and grandma, "Jackie," portrayed by Joanna Bacon, is as open with her affection as Jim is reserved. She won’t put up with any nonsense but is always available for last-minute babysitting, support and ice creams.

Career Highlights

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 TV 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.

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Patrick Baladi

as Darren

​Ally’s boss and friend Darren is entirely aware that his company’s success rests on Ally’s talents and will do anything he can to keep her.