Jeannette “Jeany” Spark (born 7 November 1982) is an English actress, known for portraying Linda Wallander in the British television series Wallander. The actress has also had significant roles in the comedy series Man Down and the drama series The Interceptor.In 2008, Spark played school teacher Mercy Chant in the BBC adaptation of Thomas Hardy‘s Tess of the D’Urbervilles. Spark also took on the role of Linda Wallander, the daughter of the titular character in the BBC One drama Wallander.
In 2011 Spark portrayed Joan Malin in the television drama film Hattie. In 2013, she took the role of the deputy headmistress, Emma, in Man Down, the Channel 4 comedy series. The show lasted for four series.
Spark plays the role of Detective Inspector Kate Gemmill in the 2015 BBC drama The Interceptor. In 2016, Spark joined the cast of the ITV drama Jericho.
In 2018, she appeared as Captain Sandrine Shaw in the BBC Two miniseries Collateral. In 2020, Spark was cast as Kate in the Channel 4 drama I am Hannah starring Gemma Chan.
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