Actors / Actresses

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Sarah Ward – this is her real name – was born on June 28, 1951 in London, England, daughter of the seventh Viscount Bangor. The name Lalla by which she’s known comes from her attempts to say her name when she was just a toddler. She’s famous in particular for playing the Time Lady Romana in Doctor Who

Jeff Conaway at a convention in 1998

Yesterday the sad news arrived of American actor Jeff Conaway’s death due to complications of pneumonia. Jeffrey Charles William Michael Conaway was born on October 5, 1950 in New York. He’s famous for working in the movie “Grease” and in the TV shows “Taxi” and “Babylon 5”.

Vincent Price on Broadway in 1942

Vincent Leonard Price Jr. was born on May 27, 1911 in St. Louis, Missouri. He died on October 25, 1993 due to lung cancer. He’s particularly famous for starring in many horror movies, often low budget.

Elisabeth Sladen in The Hand of Fear, her final classic Doctor Who story

Yesterday, the English actress Elisabeth Sladen suddenly passed away. She’s been suffering from cancer for some time but she was a private person so she had kept it a secret.

Elisabeth Sladen’s career is inevitably linked to the famous series “Doctor Who” where she made her debut in 1973 in the serial “The Time Warrior” with the Third Doctor played by Jon Pertwee. Her character, journalist Sarah Jane Smith, was very successful thanks to her performance and stayed in the series with Tom Baker, when the Doctor regenerated, until 1976. Sarah Jane Smith’s departure in the serial “The Hand of Fear” was an event like a regeneration.

In 2006 Elisabeth Sladen resumed her role as Sarah Jane in the new “Doctor Who” series episode “School Reunion” with the Tenth Doctor, played by David Tennant. Later she became the protagonist of the new spin-off “The Sarah Jane Adventures” and appeared again in other episodes of the new “Doctor Who” series.

Peter Davison in Castrovalva, his debut adventure in Doctor Who

Peter R. Moffett – this is his real name – was born on April 13, 1951 in Streatham, a district of London, England. He’s famous particularly for playing the Fifth Doctor in the famous TV show “Doctor Who”.