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Jenna Louise Coleman :: Biography

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Jenna Louise Coleman's facts

Date of Birth 1986-04-27
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Ethnicity White
Education at Arnold School
Name on Birth Jenna Louise Coleman
Height 5'2"
Weight 50 kg
Place of Birth Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Measurements 36-25-35
Boyfriend / Girlfriend Richard Madden
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jenna Coleman is a young English actress for the film and television. She was born on 27th of April, 1986. She is widely known for portraying the role of Clara Oswald in the British TV series Doctor Who (2005). She is equally known for her role in the British soap opera Emmerdale (1972) as Jasmine Thomas. She has also worked in the 2011 blockbuster movie Captain America: The First Avenger.

She was born as Jenna Louise Coleman in Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom. She was the youngest child of Karen and Keith Coleman and has an older brother Ben Coleman. She went to Arnold School for her early education and was the head girl. She performed at the Edinburgh Festival in a play called Crystal Clear and was a member of the theater company called In Yer Space. For her outstanding performance in the play she received an award. She has British nationality and white ethnicity. She dropped her middle name as of June 20, 2013 and now uses her stage name Jenna Coleman.

In 2005, she started her television career professionally as she got the role of Jasmine Thomas for Emmerdale, while she was auditioning for drama school. She earned a nomination for the Best Newcomer Award at the 2007 British Soap Awards and Most Popular Newcomer award at the 2007 National Television Awards. This became her breakthrough role and following its success, she received many nominations in different categories like Best Actress, Best Dramatic Performance and Sexiest Female at the 2009 British Soap Awards. Then in May 2009, she joined the cast of British drama series Waterloo Road as Lindsay James. She debuted into the movie industry with the film Captain America: The First Avenger in the year 2011. The role added to her international fame.  It was announced on March 21, 2012 that she would be joining the cast of Doctor Who as Clara Oswin Oswald. Her character has been reprised since. Her recent work can be seen in the series such as The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, Death Comes to Pemberly, and Doctor Who series. She dubbed for the character Princess Melia Antiqua in the English dub of the Japanese game Xenoblade Chronicles in 2010.

As for her personal life, she is in a relationship with Richard Madden. They have been in a relationship since the year 2011. Before Richard came in her life, she had a boyfriend named Karl Davies. Their relationship however did not last long and they broke up. Jenna is living a blissful life with Madden at the moment and the couple is pretty much in love. She was once rumored to be a lesbian.

Besides her great acting skills, she has been blessed with a gorgeous body and pretty face. She has the height of 5 feet and 2 inches and finds a balance to it with her weight of 50 kg. The petite beauty has a slim built and serves as the perfect example of a rectangle or banana shaped figure as shown by her body measurements. Her breasts to waist to hips ratio is 36-25-35. She has toned legs and beautiful feet. There are pictures of her in a bikini and has posed a few times in tiny bikini revealing her perfect figure. The young actress is the crush of many men and has large number of fans and followers. She is candid during her interviews which can be found on the internet. Although she does not have a Twitter account her fans have made one for her and regularly post tweets about her recent news. Also there are various personal sites and articles written about her. More information about Jenna can be found in the Wiki and the IMDb website.