Who plays Doctor Who’s new assistant?

Question: Who plays Doctor Who’s new assistant Clara Oswald in the latest series?

Answer: The Doctors new companion Clara is played by 26 year old English actress Jenna-Louise Coleman.

Jenna-Louise is currently appearing on Doctor Who with Matt Smith, the eleventh actor to play the time lord.

Prior to appearing in the long running BBC science fiction series, Jenna-Louise stared in Emmerdale, a popular British soap opera where she played the character Jasmine Thomas.

Miss Coleman was born on April 27, 1986 in Blackpool, a seaside town in the North West of England.