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Janet Fielding


Janet Mahoney - now better known by her stage name of Janet Fielding - was born in Brisbane, Australia, in 1953. She gained A levels in Physics, Chemistry and Maths and joined Queensland University, where she first took up acting. After leaving university she worked with an English writer/director named Albert Hunt, who in 1977 brought her to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Doctor Who
Doctor Who Tegan
(1981-1984)
Jim'll Fix It
Jim'll Fix It Tegan Jovanka
(1985)
Minder
Minder Janice
(1984)
Blind Justice
Blind Justice Doctor
(1988)

Filmography

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 2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie)
Janet Fielding
 1991 Parnell & the Englishwoman (TV Mini-Series)
Attractive woman
- The Libel (1991) ... Attractive woman
 1988 Blind Justice (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor
- A Death in the Family (1988) ... Doctor
 1986 Hold the Back Page (TV Mini-Series)
Deborah Simons
- Power Games (1986) ... Deborah Simons
 1985 Jim'll Fix It (TV Series)
Tegan Jovanka
- A Fix with Sontarans (1985) ... Tegan Jovanka
 1981-1984 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Tegan
- Frontios: Part Four (1984) ... Tegan
- Frontios: Part Three (1984) ... Tegan
 1984 Minder (TV Series)
Janice
- Windows (1984) ... Janice
 1982 Shelley (TV Series)
Tracy
- Slaughterhouse Sling (1982) ... Tracy
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series)
Secretary
- Charlie Boy (1980) ... Secretary (as Janet Clare Fielding)
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Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "Black Orchid". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Janet Clare Fielding
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Personal Quote:

[on her bafflement at the continuing popularity of Doctor Who (1963)] You do find yourself wondering, because the affection endures: "So what is it that people are so very fond of?".

Trivia:

The casting call for Tegan (an airline stewardess) in Doctor Who (1963) had a minimum height requirement of 5' 4" as British Airways had that requirement. In her audition with producer John Nathan-Turner, Fielding claimed that her height (5'2") was the minimum for Australian Airways, so she should be considered for the role. She eventually got the role and was very successful in it, and only ... See more »

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