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July 26th, 2012 73 comments

Mary Tamm ( Romana ) 1950 – 2012

Mary Tamm ( Romana ) 1950 – 2012

Doctor Who star Mary Tamm, who played companion Romana alongside Tom Baker, has died aged 62. She stared in the 1978 story arc Doctor Who:The Key to Time.

Stories include The Ribos Operation, The Pirate Planet, The Stones of Blood, The Androids of Tara, The Power of Kroll, and The Armageddon Factor.

Mary Tamm returned to the roll in the Big Finish production Gallifrey and other titles. She is also in the cast list for several upcoming 4th Doctor stories.

Married to Marcus Ringrose, she has one daughter. Her autobiography, First Generation was published in September 2009 by Fantom Films. Mary Tamm was born in Dewsbury, West Riding of Yorkshire,


73 comments

  • The 14th Doctor

    July 26th, 2012 - 12:44pm

    It’s so sad, the old DW stars are dying so quickly now. That’s five in two years I beleive? Nick Courtney, Liz Sladen, Phillip Madoc, Caroline John and now Mary Tamm. All of cancer!

  • crazy guy

    July 26th, 2012 - 12:31pm

    r.i.p

  • crazy guy

    July 26th, 2012 - 12:30pm

    and Elisabeth sladen

  • Anon

    July 26th, 2012 - 12:22pm

    R.I.P

  • Jonathan

    July 26th, 2012 - 12:09pm

    Not Romana as well why are all the good companions going so soon please don’t let anything happen to Katy Manning

  • BOOBOO JR

    July 26th, 2012 - 12:06pm

    Another great Classic Companion lost to cancer. RIP Mary Tamm.

  • CG

    July 26th, 2012 - 11:58am

    RIP : (

  • Alex The Geek

    July 26th, 2012 - 11:40am

    RIP Mary Tamn. The woman who was a match for Tom Baker.

  • Anonymous

    July 26th, 2012 - 11:39am

    R.I.P

  • the astronaut of death

    July 26th, 2012 - 11:38am

    all doctor who fans will miss you

    rip

  • heather

    July 26th, 2012 - 11:34am

    I think we should all dress up as romana at our respective local comic cons.

  • Dalekdan12345

    July 26th, 2012 - 11:18am

    its life, its unfortunate but its true :'(

  • Victini2012

    July 26th, 2012 - 11:05am

    Same. 5 in the last two years, it’s just not fair

  • Doc3Pertwee

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:58am

    Extremely sad, I wrote to her and received a swift response, she was always my favourite Romana. RIP Mary 🙁

  • Anonymous

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:55am

    We shall miss you “Fred”.

  • Adam

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:50am

    ooops my mistake there was also dennis chinnery

  • Adam

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:44am

    3? I thought there was 2 (Liz Shaw and Romana

  • duckter who

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:34am

    y are all the awsome people dieing?! 🙁

  • The Time Lord of Doom

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:23am

    Even though I’ve not seen any episodes of her, RIP Mary Tamm. You will be sadly missed by everyone! 🙁

  • KORSAIR

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:22am

    Another fine lady gone far to soon.

  • cyberking3

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:21am

    R.I.P I hope no one else dies for a long time because we have had 3 this year already 🙁

  • Sugardoc

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:03am

    Rip romana you will forever be loved and missed

  • Esterath

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:53am

    Afraid it was cancer. >-(

  • Gordon

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:46am

    What a classy woman. RIP

  • Dalek Sec

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:37am

    This is feeling really nostalgic having a lot of classic series companions dying. I was hoping it wasn’t cancer, why is it always cancer!
    RIP Mary Tamm 🙁

  • doctor who 19

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:33am

    we will all ways rember her

  • Give me a Dalek any day

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:26am

    Incredibly shocked to hear this. R.I.P Mary Tamm. Another sad loss to the world of Doctor Who. 🙁

  • Alex

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:24am

    R.I.P Mary Tamm!

    How many more must we lose, especially to that evil illness?! 🙁

  • Doctor Who DVD Collector

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:15am

    another one? This is to much!!!
    R.I.P Mary “Romana” Tamm.

  • Esterath

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:12am

    This is getting out of hand. Too many deaths. I can’t bear it.

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