Jodie Whittaker

2,384,882 FANS LOVE Similar
TV Actress
QUICK FACTS
Date of Birth June 17, 1982
Place of Birth Huddersfield, England
Age 38 years old
Horoscope Gemini

🎉 Countdown to Jodie Whittaker's birthday 🎂

  • --Days
  • --Hours
  • --Minutes
  • --Seconds
Jodie Whittaker

Jodie Auckland Whittaker is an English actress. She came to prominence in her 2015 feature short film debut as a supporting actress to Alan Rickman Dust, for which she received British Independent Film Award and Satellite Award nominations. She was later praised for her roles in the cult science fiction film Attack the Block, the Black Mirror episode "The Entire History of You", and as grieving mother Beth Latimer in Broadchurch. On 16 July 2017, the BBC announced that Whittaker would become the thirteenth and first female incarnation of The Doctor in the British TV series Doctor Who. She formally assumed the role from Peter Capaldi in the 2017 Christmas special episode "Twice Upon a Time" when Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor regenerated into Whittaker's Thirteenth Doctor. Whittaker appeared in her first full series as The Doctor in the eleventh series, which premiered in October 2018. She continued in the role in the twelfth series in 2020.

Born: Jodie Auckland Whittaker, 17 June 1982, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire, England
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 2005–present
Children: 1
IMDb: Jodie Whittaker's IMDb
Rotten Tomatoes: Jodie Whittaker's Rotten Tomatoes

About Jodie Whittaker

Film and television star best known for her role as Beth Latimer in the series Broadchurch. She has also been seen in popular feature films like Attack the Block, One Day, and St. Trinian's. She was cast as the 13th Doctor on the popular BBC series Doctor Who.

Before Fame

She graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2005 where she earned a gold medal in acting. Her breakout role was in the 2006 film Venus.

Achievement

In 2009, she appeared in the Oscar-nominated live action short film Wish 143.

Family Life

She married American actor Christian Contreras in 2008. She and Contreras gave birth to their first child in 2015.

Associations

She joined Gemma Arterton in both the 2008 miniseries Tess of the D'Urbervilles and the 2007 film St. Trinian's.

Information related to Jodie Whittaker

  • Actresses from Yorkshire
  • English feminists
  • English radio actresses
  • Alumni of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Show more
Latest information about Jodie Whittaker updated on October 28, 2020.

All the latest news & top stories about Jodie Whittaker