Jenna Coleman is currently starring in the third series of Victoria (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)

Jenna Coleman has seen her profile continue to rise in recent years after a successful run as Doctor Who companion Clara, and more recently playing the lead role in ITV drama Victoria.

The third series sees Victorias relationship with Albert continue to develop and face new obstacles as they welcome their sixth child together.

Jenna has also had roles in Waterloo Road, Dancing on the Edge and last year she played Joanna Lindsay in The Cry.

Her first acting role was in Emmerdale and it is a part that has helped her become one of the most recognised faces in British drama.

Here is everything that you need to know about who she played and what happened to her character in the soap.

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Who did Jenna Coleman play in Emmerdale?

Jenna played Jasmine Thomas in Emmerdale for around four years, making her first appearing in June 2005.

It was her first acting job as she had secured the role before she had a chance to attend drama school, which she planned to do until she was offered the part.

She received a Best Newcomer nomination at the 2006 British Soap Awards for her portrayal of the character, as well as a Most Popular Newcomer nomination at the National Television Awards.

When she is introduced in the soap she stays with her uncle Ashley (played by John Middleton), and ends up having difficulties at school, getting suspended and later expelled.

She becomes friends with Debbie Dingle (Charley Webb) until the two of them develop feelings for each other and start a relationship.

Things start to get complicated when Jasmine ends up becoming pregnant with Cain (Jeff Hordley) being revealed as the father, but she later decides to have an abortion.

In 2008 Jasmine kills Shane Doyle after he discovers her looking through his flat after she suspects him of beinRead More – Source

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