Virginia Wetherell

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Virginia Wetherell
Born (1943-05-09) 9 May 1943 (age 73)
Farnham, Surrey
England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actress
Years active 1963–2001
Spouse(s) Ralph Bates (m. 1973; d. 1991)
Children Daisy Bates
William Bates

Virginia Wetherell (born 9 May 1943 in Farnham, Surrey) is an English actress best known for her roles in Hammer horror films such as Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) and Demons of the Mind (1972).

Her other film appearances include The Big Switch (1968), Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968), The Other People (1968), Man of Violence (1969), Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (1971),[1] Disciple of Death (1972), and the TV film Dracula (1973).

On television, she was a regular cast member in The Troubleshooters as Julie Serres, and played Dyoni in the Doctor Who serial The Daleks in the series' first season (1963–64).[2] [3]

Wetherell was married to actor Ralph Bates from 1973 until his death from cancer in 1991. Both their children, Daisy[4] and William (Will) Bates,[5] are also actors.

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Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1963 The Partner Karen
Ricochet Brenda
That Kind of Girl Virginia (Eva's friend in nightclub) Uncredited
West 11 Unknown Uncredited
1966 Alfie Girl on park bench Uncredited
1968 The Big Switch Karen
The Other People Girl at Airport
Curse of the Crimson Altar Eve
1969 Man of Violence Gale
1971 Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde Betsy Uncredited
A Clockwork Orange Stage Actress
1972 Demons of the Mind Inge
Disciple of Death Ruth
1998 Love Is the Devil Person in the Colony Room Club

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Episode(s)
1964 Doctor Who Dyoni Season 1: (5 episodes)
Detective Susan Carmichael Season 1, Episode 10: "Subject: Murder"
No Hiding Place Selma Season 6, Episode 16: "The Carrion Bird"
Crossroads Heather Gurney Unknown
1966 The Man in Room 17 Martita Season 2, Episode 1: "How to Rob a Bank and Get Away with it"
1967 The Troubleshooters Julie Serres Season 3: (9 episodes)
Solarnauts Unknown TV Short
1968 Mr. Rose Catherine Season 3, Episode 1: "The Less Than Iron Duke"
1971 Paul Temple Francoise Season 3, Episode 8: "Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?"
Play for Today Christine Season 2, Episode 5: " Thank You Very Much"
1973 Dracula Dracula's Wife TV Movie
1974 The Protectors Nurse Season 2, Episode 20: "Route 27"
1976 Barney's Last Battle Young Woman TV Movie
1983 The Gentle Touch Elaine Decker Season 4, Episode 14: "Who's Afraid of Josie Tate"
1985 Minder Debbie Moore Season 6, Episode 7: "Minder on the Orient Express"
2001 Once Upon a Time In Europe Herself TV Documentary

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