- Name: Jodie Whittaker
- Age: 35 years old
- Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Alive
Jodie Whittaker is an English film, television and theater actress. She was cast as the 13th “Doctor” in the BBC series, Doctor Who. Her acting credit include Venus (2006), Attack the Block (2011) and the series Broadchurch (2013-17). Jodie Auckland Whittaker was born on June 3, 1982 in Huddersfield, England. Her parents are Yvonne and Adrian. She was named after American actress Jodie Foster. Whittaker attended Shelley College followed by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She graduated in 2005 with a degree in acting.
Whittaker made her professional acting debut in a 2005 production of ‘The Storm’ at the Shakespeare’s Globe. In 2006 she appeared in the play ‘Enemies’ at the Almeida Theatre. Her stage credits also include A Gaggle of Saints, The Seagull, Awake and Sing!, and Antigone. Whittaker starred as “Jessie” in the comedy-drama film, Venus (2006). The film was directed by Roger Michell and also stars Peter O’Toole and Leslie Phillips. Her performance garnered several accolades including a Satellite Award nomination for best actress in a motion picture. Whittaker co-starred as “Maggie” in the live action short film, Wish 143 (2009). The film was nominated for an Oscar at the 83rd Academy Awards. Her film credits also include The Kid (2010) with Rupert Friend, Perrier’s Bounty (2009) with Cillian Murphy, and Adult Life Skills (2016). Whittaker was nominated for a Fangoria Chainsaw Award for her supporting role as “Samantha Adams” in the film, Attack the Block (2011).
Whittaker started out on the small screen in shows like The Afternoon Play, Doctors, and Dalziel and Pascoe. In 2008 she appeared in the miniseries ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ and ‘Wired’. Whittaker co-starred as “Emma Croft” in a 2010 episode of the anthology series, Accused. She was cast as “Vivian Pearce” in the BBC2 adaption of The Night Watch (2010). The film was based on Sarah Waters’ 2006 novel of the same name. Whittaker held the role of “Beth Latimer”, a grieving mother, in the ITV crime-drama series, Broadchurch (2013-17). In July 2017, she was cast as the 13th “Doctor” in in the BBC series, Doctor Who. She’s the first woman to play Doctor Who. Whittaker’s television credits also include ‘The Assets’ and ‘The Smoke’. In addition to film/television, she’s also worked in radio. Her credits include the programs “Blinded by the Sun” and “Unseen Austen” for BBC Radio 4.
Jodie Whittaker is about 5ft 6in tall and she’s of English ancestry. She married fellow actor ‘Christian Contreras’ in November 2008. They welcomed their first child in early 2015. The family is very secretive and has kept their child’s name private.
Jodie Whittaker Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Jodie Auckland Whittaker
- Birthday: June 3, 1982
- How Old : Age: 35 years old
- Place of Birth: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Years Active: 2005-present
- Net Worth & Salary:
- Marriage(s): Christian Contreras
- Death-O-Meter: Alive