Jacqueline Jossa, born 29 October 1992, is an 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 nominated in the category of "Best Soap Newcomer" at the 2011 TV Choice Awards. On the 25th January Jossa won "Best Newcomer" at the National Television Awards in 2012. She was shortlisted in the category "Sexiest Female" in the "British Soap Awards 2012" but lost to Michelle Keegan of Coronation Street.