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Jodie Whittaker is a famous British actress who is familiar to moviegoers from the films “Perrier’s Bounty”, “Get Santa”, “Good Vibrations”, “One Day”, as well as from the TV series “Black Mirror” and “Murder on the Beach”. Jodie Whittaker rarely told reporters about her life, so fans of the actress can only be content with a drop of information from the boundless ocean of the Internet.
The actress was born on January 3, 1982, in the UK. It can be assumed that since childhood, Jody wanted to get closer to high art, because after graduating from a general education institution, the girl entered the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Theater, where such famous actors as Orlando Bloom, Ewan McGregor, Lily James and many others studied at one time. …
It is known that Whittaker made his professional debut in the production of “The Storm” on the stage of the Shakespeare’s Globe. Since then, she has been working in film, television, radio, and plays.
For the first time in the filming of the film, Jodie Whittaker took part in 2006, it was a melodrama with elements of Roger Michelle’s comedy “Venus”. The film tells about the calm and balanced old man Maurice (Peter O’Toole), who is friends with the only surviving friend – the hot-tempered and irritable Ian (Leslie Phillips). In the past, best friends were great Hollywood actors, and now they live out the rest of their lives, from time to time remembering their youth, red carpet, and glory over a cup of coffee.
But their peace collapses overnight when Ian’s niece Jesse appears on the horizon, who came from the north to take care of her uncle. The main character (Jodie Whittaker) is an obstinate girl, a representative of the Pepsi generation, who prefers watching banal TV shows to the plays of Shakespeare and Apuleius’ Metamorphoses. Despite the opposite characters, Morris is imbued with love for Jesse and takes her to the London National Gallery to enjoy Diego Velazquez’s painting “Venus with a Mirror” for the last time.
It is noteworthy that for this work Jodie Whittaker was nominated in the category “Most Promising Newcomer”. After a tremendous triumph in her debut film, Jodie Whittaker played the roles of minor characters in films and series of venerable directors for some time. For example, in the comedy Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson “Schoolmates” (2007), which tells about a women’s boarding house for troubled teenagers, Jody got the role of a receptionist. The actress also appeared in the drama Good (2008), in the miniseries Tess of the D’Urberville Family (2008), and Wired (2008)
In 2011, the actress appeared in the cult romantic melodrama One Day by Lone Scherfig, where Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess performed the central characters. Jody also played the main female role in the alien invasion fantasy film Aliens in the Area. In the same 2011, Jodie Whittaker appeared in the popular satirical series Black Mirror, written by Charlie Brooker.
Jodie Whitaker does not like to talk about what is left behind the scenes: the girl believes that the profession of an actress does not oblige her to make her personal life public. Journalists have only that information that in 2008 Jody became the wife of actor Christian Contreras. In 2015, the lovers had a son, the spouses did not advertise the name of the firstborn in the media.
It is also known that in her free time, Jody loves to walk in a nature reserve in London, watch musicals, visit bookstores and concerts of famous artists, for example, the rock band Muse or singer Rihanna.
Jodie Whittaker now
In 2016, Jody played the main role in the comedy “Adult Life Skills”, which tells the story of an infantile young lady of Balzac’s age. In 2017, Doctor Who fans wondered for a long time who would replace Peter Capaldi and become the new protagonist of the series.