BBC Thor the Dark World: The EastEnders actor who appeared as a stunt double in the Marvel blockbuster

EastEnders has acquired a reputation for featuring some of the best talent London and the UK has to offer on the small screen, with many of these going on to make appearance on the big screen, even in Hollywood.

And what films could be bigger than those of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, several of which have broken box office records in the last decade.

According to IMDb one particular actor managed to score a role as a stunt double in the 2013 film Thor: The Dark World, so although you might not have recognised her at the time, you’ll almost definitely have seen her on screen.

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Jade in 2005 as Madge, having just heard the news about her husband being killed at war

London-born actor Jade Williams, 36, aside from appearing alongside Natalie Portman and Chris Hemsworth in Thor, has had two different stints in Walford.

Her first one came in the 11 November 2005 flashback episode of the soap.

This episode included a number of guest actors and was actually based in Normandy.

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The episode also featured a two minute silence to mark the day it was broadcast on Remembrance Day.

Jade played the one off character of Madge in the episode alongside the likes of Alfie (Shane Richie) and Nana Moon (Hilda Braid).

Madge appears in the flashback sequences where she’s shown breaking down after receiving a telegram that her husband has been killed in action.

Jade appeared again, this time for a run of 11 episodes as Nurse Anya Barowski in 2016.

Jade as nurse Anya Barowski in 2016

Jade as nurse Anya Barowski in 2016

She is one of the nursing team treating Stacey Branning on a psychiatric ward after she begins suffering from postpartum psychosis.

Along with Dr Reid (Abigail Davis), Nurse Anya helps to encourage Stacey to make a home visit once she has recovered enough.

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