1. She is best known for playing Dawn Tinsley in the BBC comedy The Office, Dianne in the horror-comedy movie Shaun of the Dead and Hayley in The Archers.
2. After her breakthrough role in The Office, she appeared in the film Sex Lives of the Potato Men and Shaun of the Dead , whilst continuing to play Hayley Jordan in The Archers on BBC Radio 4.
3. She gave up the latter role when her other acting responsibilities made it impossible to continue; the part was recast in September 2005.
4. She appeared in the third season episode “Elephants and Hens” of UK TV programme Black Books alongside Tamsin Greig and Olivia Colman.
5. In 2008, she appeared in several episodes of the U.S. series Reaper.
6. Davis also stars in the John Landis-produced thriller Some Guy Who Kills People. In 2012, Davis had a guest voice part in Family Guy for the episode “Be Careful What You Fish For”.
7. She became a Patron for the performing arts group Theatretrain in 2012.
8. She underwent a kidney transplant after being diagnosed with kidney failure during a medical examination that she underwent prior to taking up her role in Pride & Prejudice.
9. Her mother, Hazel, donated the kidney. Around Christmas 2005 she was hospitalised once again because of kidney failure, but has since recovered.
10. The wedding was attended by fellow The Office stars and writers.