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Overview (4)

Born in Blackpool, England, UK
Birth NameJenna-Louise Coleman
Nickname Jen
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jenna Coleman is best known for her BAFTA-nominated performance as Clara in 'Doctor Who' and for playing the title role in ITV's Emmy-nominated series 'Victoria'. She was most recently seen in a lead role as Marie-Andrée Leclerc in the dark crime drama 'The Serpent' for BBC and Netflix opposite Tahar Rahim, and in the critically acclaimed miniseries 'The Cry' for the BBC/Sundance. On-stage, she was most recently seen at The Old Vic in 'All My Sons' alongside Bill Pullman and Sally Field. Upcoming is Neil Maskell's feature debut 'Klokkenluider' and Warner Brothers'/Netflix anticipated series, 'The Sandman' as Johanna Constantine

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ARDT19

Family (2)

Children None (no children)
Parents Karen Coleman
Keith Coleman

Trade Mark (3)

Large brown eyes
Petite frame

Trivia (9)

While auditioning for Doctor Who, the code name that was used was Men on Waves, an anagram for Woman Seven.
Voted Best Female Guest Star for Season 7A for Asylum of The Daleks by readers of Doctor Who Magazine.
In an interview with Gerard Gilbert of The Independent (UK newspaper), she said of the name change from Jenna-Louise to Jenna, "The boring truth is that people have never really called me Jenna-Louise and I just found it very strange because I started to do more interviews and go places where people I didn't know kept calling me Jenna-Louise. It sounded odd to me.".
Her grandmother named her after the character Jenna Wade played by Priscilla Presley on the 1980s TV drama 'Dallas'.
Skipped drama school after she was chosen to play Jasmine Thomas in Emmerdale.
Daughter of Keith Coleman and Karen Morris. She also has an older brother, Benjamin Coleman.
She is the paternal granddaughter of Geoffrey Coleman and Marion Salthouse and the maternal granddaughter of Michael Morris.
Is friends with Perdita Weeks, Sammy Windward, Dianna Agron, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Rufus Sewell, Margaret Clunie, and Tahar Rahim.
Her first nude scene was in Room at the Top: Episode #1.1 (2012).

Personal Quotes (10)

There's not much TV these days where you really get that element of surprise. There are so many spoilers all the time.
I'd love to work across all three fields - theatre, film and TV.
I'd love to be a Bond Girl.
I am a restless person.
I knew when I was 10 that I wanted to act full-time.
I like period drama because everyone is so restrained, but they have all these emotions raging underneath.
To be honest, I don't think there's any other show like Doctor Who (2005) at all.
If I'm with a group of people, I'm okay, but actually I'm quite a nervous person if I'm just one-to-one with somebody.
My favourite Doctors are Tennant [David Tennant] and Baker. I worked with them both, too! Well, I never got to work with Tom Baker, but I was on set with him. Me and Steven [Steven Moffat] came in to watch his scenes.
You don't want people to know too much about your personal life, because they can confuse that with the roles you are playing. I think there is a line about how much you reveal.

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