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Mary Tamm


Born - 22 March 1950, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England
Died - 26 July 2012

Diminutive, dark-haired, forceful British actress whose highest-profile role was as Romana, assistant to Dr Who in two seasons of the cult sci-fi TV series in 1978 and 1979. Film appearances were fairly thin on the ground, but include Tales That Witness Madness (1973, her first), The Odessa File (1974), The Likely Lads (1976), Rampage (1978), Three Kinds of Heat (1987), the short Pressing Engagement (1992), Melody's Her 2nd Name (1998), Sorted (2000), Amazons and Gladiators (2001) and Doghouse (2009), her last, although she was preparing for a role in the 2013 film Far Out, Far In at the time of her death from cancer.