Jacqueline Hill

TV Actress

Birthday December 17, 1929

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Feb 18, 1993 (63)

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British television actress best known for playing Barbara Wright on the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who

Before Fame

She earned a scholarship to London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) at age sixteen, two years after her grandparents demanded that she sacrifice her secondary education for that of her younger brother.


She died of breast cancer in her sixties.

Family Life

She had a thirty-five-year marriage to director Alvin Rakoff that produced two children, John and Sasha.

Associated With

She appeared with actor Sean Connery in a BBC production of the television drama Requiem For A Heavyweight.