We are extremely saddened to report the death of Deborah Watling who has died at the age of 69 after a short battle with cancer. She played Victoria Waterfield, companion to the second doctor.
Watling made her name as a child actress, appearing as a regular character in ITV's The Invisible Man series. She then went on to appear in several TV and film roles, but it's for her portrayal as the Second Doctor's companion, Victoria Waterfield, that whovians will remember her from.
The character travelled with the Doctor from Season 4 and Season 5, though sadly, most of her episodes are now missing, with only Tomb of the Cybermen and The Enemy of the World available in their entirety. Despite this, Watling has regularly been part of the Doctor Who community, appearing in Dimensions in Time and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, as well as appearing at conventions and Doctor Who related events.
Deborah Watling was diagnosed with lung cancer just six weeks ago. She will be missed and our thoughts are with her family at this sad time.
You can see an image of doctor who time and space host Lewis Moon alongside Deborah below.
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