Jenna Coleman

Jenna Coleman

TV Actress

Jenna-Louise Coleman, known professionally as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Jasmine Thomas in the soap opera Emmerdale, Clara Oswald in the science-fiction series ...

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Apr 27, 1986
5′ 2″
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Jenna Coleman was born on April 27, 1986, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is a British actress best known for her roles in Doctor Who and Victoria. She studied drama at the University of York and trained at the National Youth Theatre and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Coleman made her television debut in 2006 on an episode of The Royal Today. In 2009 she appeared in her breakthrough role as Clara Oswald in Doctor Who alongside Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor. Coleman played the character until 2015 when she left the show to pursue other projects. 

In 2016 Coleman took on the lead role of Queen Victoria in ITV’s period drama Victoria alongside Rufus Sewell and Tom Hughes. She won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her performance in 2018. 

Coleman has also had success in film, appearing in Me Before You (2016) with Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, Ready Player One (2018) with Tye Sheridan, Simon Pegg, Ben Mendelsohn, Olivia Cooke, and Mark Rylance, and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). 

In 2020 Coleman returned to Doctor Who as the Thirteenth Doctor's companion after Peter Capaldi's exit from the series.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1986</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Jenna Coleman is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 27, 1986, Jenna Coleman was born in Blackpool, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debuts in Emmerdale</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Coleman makes her debut in the British soap opera Emmerdale. She plays the role of Jasmine Thomas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins the Cast of Doctor Who</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Coleman joins the cast of Doctor Who as Clara Oswald and becomes one of the longest running companions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in Victoria</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenna stars as Queen Victoria in the ITV drama series Victoria. She will appear in all three seasons.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Feature Film Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes her feature film debut with a role in the action movie The Capture.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in The Serpent</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stars alongside Tahar Rahim in the BBC drama series The Serpent.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Filming for Death on the Nile</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Coleman begins filming for the upcoming mystery thriller Death on the Nile, directed by Kenneth Branagh.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jenna Coleman is an incredibly talented actress. She has starred in many popular TV shows and movies, including Doctor Who, Victoria, and The Cry. Her performances have consistently been praised by both critics and audiences alike.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jenna Coleman is a charismatic and engaging performer. She has a natural charm that draws people in, which makes her performances all the more enjoyable to watch. Her charisma also lends itself to interviews, making her an entertaining personality to witness in the media.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Beautiful</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jenna Coleman is a beautiful woman who commands attention wherever she goes. Her beauty is undeniable and her presence always leaves an impression on those around her. Whether she's walking the red carpet or appearing on television, Jenna Coleman always looks stunning.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Appeared in Harry Potter Film</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna Coleman appeared as a young school girl in the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna Coleman trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared on Doctor Who</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna Coleman is best known for her role as Clara Oswald in the long running British TV series Doctor Who.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Modeled for Burberry</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna Coleman modeled for fashion brand Burberry for their Spring/Summer 2012 campaign.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Appeared on Victoria</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jenna Coleman starred as Queen Victoria in the ITV drama series Victoria, earning her an Emmy nomination in the process.</p></div>


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