Joanne Whalley is an English actress who began her career in 1974. She has appeared primarily on television. Also in nearly 30 feature films, including Dance with a Stranger. Willow, Scandal. Storyville The Secret Rapture and Mother’s Boys. Following her marriage to Val Kilmer in 1988, she was credited as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer until their divorce in 1996.