Olddoctorwho is sad to report that actress Deborah Watling has died aged 69 after a short cancer battle
Watling played Second Doctor companion Victoria Waterfield, between 1967 and 1968.
Watling joined the programme in 1967’s The Evil Of The Daleks, playing Victoria alingside Jack Watling (her real life father) who played her on-screen father Dr Waterfield.
During her time in the Tardis, character Victoria developed a clowe friendship with Jamie (Frazer Hines). The two were friends in real life, many yeats after leaving the show.
Watling left the show, a year later in 1968’s Fury From The Deep. Victoria had decided that she was tired of travelling and didn’t want to return to the Victorian era. Instead, deciding to stay in the 1960’s.
You can read more, about the character Victoria; here.