Jodie Whittaker gets to be herself playing alien Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker might not feel odd, but the show is, of course, defined by the strange and mysterious.
Jodie Whittaker might not feel odd, but the show is, of course, defined by the strange and mysterious.PHOTO: INVISION

CARDIFF (Wales) - Jodie Whittaker, the 13th actor to play the iconic Time Lord Doctor Who, had just left the underground station near her London home when she saw him - a young man walking behind her, dressed exactly like her on-screen character.

"I thought, 'Oh no, this guy will now know where I live,'" recalls the 37-year-old actress on the television show's set in Cardiff, Wales.

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