Birth Name: Jodie Whittaker
The hazel-eyed, blonde-haired actress was born in 1982 and grew up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. She then moved to London and trained in acting at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama. While attending the school, she played Miss Marcy/Mrs. Cotton in "I Capture the Castle," and Cressida Troilus in "Cressida." Her onscreen acting career started in 2006 on several shows aired on the British Broadcasting Company. She first appeared in an episode of "The Afternoon Play" (BBC, 2003- ), followed by a role in the drama series "Doctors" (BBC, 2000- ) before appearing in several productions in Shakespeare's Old Globe Theater in London.
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