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9 August 1953 |
Shepherd's Bush, London
|Occupation||Film and television actress|
|Known for||Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (1966)
|Parent(s)||George Tovey (father)|
Roberta Tovey (born 9 August 1953 in Shepherd's Bush, London) is an English actress who has appeared in films and television programmes. One of her better-known roles was that of Susan, the granddaughter of Dr. Who, in the films Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) and Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (1966), which starred Peter Cushing as Dr. Who. She also appeared in the films Never Let Go (1960), Touch of Death (1961), A High Wind in Jamaica (1965) and The Beast in the Cellar (1970), and the TV series Not in Front of the Children (1967-68), Going Straight (1978) and My Husband and I (1987).
More recently, she appeared on "The Film Programme" BBC Radio 4, 30 May 2013, with Bernard Cribbins in which they look back at their roles in Dr. Who films of the 1960s. This was in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first episode of Dr Who.
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