Fast Facts

  • Won the gold medal for acting during her final year at Guildhall School of Music and Acting in 2005.
  • Her professional acting debut was in 2005 when she appeared in The Storm at the Shakespeare's Globe in London.
  • After Carey Mulligan was taken ill, she replaced her in a Royal Court production of The Seagull in 2007 with only two hours notice.
  • Her film Perrier's Bounty was the first to be shown at the Bradford International Film Festival in 2010.
  • Is an ambassador for Mencap and in 2014 wore odd, brightly colored socks to raise awareness for the visual issues those with down syndrome have.


  • Yvonne — Mother
  • Christian Contreras — Husband
  • Harry Whittaker — Nephew
  • Adrian Whittaker — Father


  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England (BA in Acting, 2005)


  • Birth Name: Jodie Auckland Whittaker
  • Birth Place: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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