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Sylvia Coleridge playing Mrs. Salt, owneress of the Salt Line, in the episode "The Gamble " in the series "The Onedin Line"
|Born||Kathleen Sylvia Duke Coleridge
10 December 1909
Darjeeling, British India (present-day India)
|Died||31 May 1986
Sylvia Coleridge (10 December 1909 – 31 May 1986) was a British stage, radio and television actress.
Her TV acting credits include: Out of the Unknown, The Avengers, Paul Temple, The Lotus Eaters, Ace of Wands, The Tomorrow People, Z-Cars, Public Eye, Sutherland's Law, Dixon of Dock Green, The Onedin Line, Doctor Who (in the serial The Seeds of Doom), Survivors, Armchair Thriller (in the serial Quiet as a Nun), Blake's 7 (in the episode Gambit as the Croupier), Shoestring, The Flipside of Dominick Hide, Angels, Rumpole of the Bailey, Artemis 81 and Bleak House.
Tom Baker mentioned on the DVD commentary for The Robots of Death that he had been so taken with Coleridge's eccentric performance in The Seeds of Doom that he had suggested her as the new Doctor Who companion to producer Graham Williams.
She died in London, England and was interred in the East London Cemetery.
- Cross My Heart (1937)
- I Met a Murderer (1939)
- Jailbirds (1940)
- The Raging Moon (1971)
- Tess (1979)
- The Human Factor (1979)
- Secret Places (1984)
- Sylvia Coleridge at the Internet Movie Database
- Performances listed in the Theatre Archive University of Bristol
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