Jacqueline Hill

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Birthday
17, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 18, 1993 (63)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 18, 1993 (63)

About

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.

Trivia

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.