Deborah Watling has died aged 69 - Victoria in Doctor Who

Doctor Who's companion Deborah Watling has died following a short battle with cancer, aged 69.

The actress was best known for her role as Victoria Waterfield – the companion of 2nd Doctor Patrick Troughton in the BBC’s sci-fi series Doctor Who.

She was diagnosed with lung cancer just six weeks ago.

Deborah was the daughter of 1940s film star Jack Watling and actress Patricia Hicks, and started acting at a young age.

Via the Mirror Online by Jessica Gibb

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