Future Dr Who Companions

by ewan-drysdale | created - 22 Aug 2016 | updated - 17 Jun 2017 | Public

My suggestions for actors who are the right sort of age, profile and nationality to be future Dr Who companions.

1. Lily Loveless

Actress | Skins

Lily Loveless was born on April 16, 1990 in London, England as Lily May Loveless. She is an actress, known for Skins (2007), The Fades (2011) and Sket (2011).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Skins

2. Kate Bracken

Actress | Being Human

Kate Bracken is an actress, known for Being Human (2008), Misfits (2009) and Calibre (2018).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Being Human

3. Bonnie Wright

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 to jewelers Gary Wright and Sheila Teague. Her debut performance was in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Ron Weasley's little sister Ginny Weasley. Bonnie tried out for the film due to her older brother Lewis mentioning she ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

4. Kathryn Prescott

Actress | Skins

Kathryn Prescott (born 4 June 1991 in London, England) is an English actress best known for her role as Emily Fitch in the double BAFTA-winning teen drama Skins (2007). Prescott was born in Palmers Green, London, and is six minutes older than her twin sister Megan Prescott. Prior to professional ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Skins

5. Yasmin Paige

Actress | Submarine

Yasmin Paige was born in June 1991 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Submarine (2010), The Double (2013) and Murderland (2009).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in The Sarah Jane Adventures

6. Kaya Scodelario

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Kaya Rose Scodelario was born in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, to Katia (Scodelario) and Roger Humphrey. Her father was English and her mother is Brazilian, of Italian and Portuguese descent. Her surname comes from her mother's Italian grandfather. Thanks to her mother, Kaya grew up fluent in ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Skins

7. Eleanor Tomlinson

Actress | The Illusionist

Eleanor May Tomlinson who was born in 19 May 1992. She is professionally an English actress who is recognized by her performance in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) portrayed as Princess during the year 2013. Her work in The White Queen (2013) as Isabel Neville is counted as successful work undertaken ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Jack the Giant Slayer

8. Joanna Vanderham

Actress | What Maisie Knew

Joanna grew up in Scotland. She trained at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. It was here she was 'spotted' by casting director Emma Style, which led to her first professional role as 'Cathy' in The Runaway (2010) together with Keith Allen, Ken Stott, Alan Cumming and Jack O'Connell among ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in The Go-Between

9. Georgina Campbell

Actress | Murdered by My Boyfriend

Georgina Campbell is an actress, known for Murdered by My Boyfriend (2014), Black Mirror (2011) and Broadchurch (2013).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Murdered by My Boyfriend

10. Jessica Barden

Actress | Hanna

Jessica Barden is an English actress. She is best known for playing Alyssa in Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World, and the film The Lobster (2015).

She also had small roles in Tamara Drewe (2010), Hanna (2011) and Far from the Madding Crowd (2015).

In 2016 she played Justine in Penny ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Chickens

11. Holly Earl

Actress | Doctor Who

Holly Earl was born on August 31, 1992 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Humans (2015) and Loving Vincent (2017).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Dr Who - The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe

12. Freya Mavor

Actress | La dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil

Freya Mavor was born in Glasgow but grew up in Canonmills, Edinburgh, after moving there with her family. She also spent four years of her early adolescence in La Rochelle, France, before moving back to Scotland.

Mavor declared she first became interested in acting after watching The Shining when ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Skins

13. Aisling Franciosi

Actress | The Fall

Aisling Franciosi is an Irish-Italian actress, known for The Fall (2013), Game of Thrones (2011) and The Nightingale (2018). She was born in Dublin in 1993, moved with her family to Italy soon after, and returned to Ireland 4 years later with her mother. She attended acting classes as a child and ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in The Fall

14. Olivia Cooke

Actress | Ready Player One

Olivia Cooke was born and raised in Oldham, a former textile manufacturing town in Greater Manchester, North West England. She comes from a family of non-actors; her father, John, is a retired police officer, and her mother is a sales representative. Cooke attended Royton and Crompton Secondary ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Blackout

15. Dakota Blue Richards

Actress | The Golden Compass

Dakota Blue Richards, was born at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in South Kensington, London but grew up in Brighton with her mother. She is of Prussian heritage on her Grandmother's side, and Irish on her father's. The name Dakota Blue was inspired by her mother's time spent with Native ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Skins

16. Saoirse Ronan

Actress | Hanna

Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved back to Dublin, Ireland. Saoirse grew up in Dublin and briefly in Co. Carlow before moving back to Dublin ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Atonement (if she ever wanted to do TV!)

17. Antonia Clarke

Actress | Les Misérables

Antonia Clarke is an actress, known for Les Misérables (2012), Magic in the Moonlight (2014) and Anna (2013).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Lightfields

18. Rosie Day

Actress | All Roads Lead to Rome

Rosie Day was born in Cambridge. Her first film was playing Angel in Paul Hyett's feature film The Seasoning House for which she received positive acclaim and won four Best Actress awards. Acting since a young age she has starred in many TV shows and dramas such as ITV's Homefront, Harley Street, ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Siblings

19. Alexa Davies

Actress | Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Alexa Davies is an actress, known for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Absolutely Anything (2015) and A Brilliant Young Mind (2014).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Raised by Wolves

20. Ella Purnell

Actress | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ella Purnell was born in London. She is best known for her roles in Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (2016), in BBC One's Ordeal By Innocence (2017) and Starz' Sweetbitter (2017), in which she plays the series lead role of Tess in the adaptation of Stephanie Danler's hit ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Maleficent

21. Sophie Turner

Actress | Game of Thrones

Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner; born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Game of Thrones

22. Maisie Williams

Actress | Game of Thrones

Margaret Constance "Maisie" Williams (born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, for which she won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal Award for Best Supporting ...

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Game of Thrones

23. Charlotte Spencer

Actress | Glue

Charlotte Spencer was born on September 26, 1991 in Harlow, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for Glue (2014), The Living and the Dead (2016) and Les Misérables (2012).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Line of Duty

24. Jodie Comer

Actress | Killing Eve

Jodie Comer was born on March 11, 1993 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. She is known for her work on Killing Eve (2018), Doctor Foster: A Woman Scorned (2015) and Thirteen (2016).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Remember Me

25. Anna Shaffer

Actress | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Anna Shaffer was born on March 15, 1992 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010).

I thought she'd be good from seeing her in Class

26. Hannah Britland

Actress | La migliore offerta

Hannah Britland was born on February 2, 1990 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She attended the Cardinal Newman College and later went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she graduated in 2011.

Hannah is best known for her appearances in Fresh Meat (2011), Skins (2007), Lovesick (2014) ...

27. Rebecca Dyson-Smith

Actress | Annette

Rebecca Dyson-Smith is an actress, known for Annette (2020), 8 Days (2019) and The City and the City (2018).

28. Sara Vickers

Actress | Sunshine on Leith

Sara Vickers grew up in Edinburgh. A stage and screen actor best known for her role as Joan Thursday, in ITV's Inspector Morse prequel, Endeavour (2013-2016), as well as Sunshine on Leith (2013) and Shetland (2016). She moved to London to train at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), graduating in...

29. Sophie Hopkins

Actress | Class

Born Sophie Lisa Hopkins in Singapore. Sophie grew up in the East Riding of Yorkshire, attending York College (City of York) where she studied Performing Arts and Musical Theatre. Sophie moved to London in 2010 to train with Repertory Theatre company Fourth Monkey. Is best known for playing April ...

30. Saffron Hocking

Actress | White Gold

Saffron Hocking is an actress, known for White Gold (2017), London Kills (2019) and Top Boy (2011).



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