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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 16 June 1940
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Carole Ann Ford was born in June 1940 and first appeared in a film at the age of eight. Following acting and elocution lessons, she started doing commercials and walk-on work, and her first proper role was in the play "Women of the Streets." She continued working in theatre, film (including "Day of the Triffids") and television (including "Emergency Ward 10", "Moonstrike", "Compact" and "Man on a Bicycle"). Aftering leaving Doctor Who, Carole worked mainly in the theatre. Her second daughter, Tara, was born in 1977.The same year she hurt her back filming a commercial, and suffered an extreme reaction to the pain-killers she was given. She subsequently became very ill, and has acted only occasionally since - though she did reprise her role as Susan in the twentieth-anniversary Doctor Who story "The Five Doctors."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

? (? - present) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Was the first of the original TARDIS crew to leave Doctor Who (1963), after eighteen months of playing Susan Foreman. She returned to the role of Susan for the twentieth anniversary story: Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (1983).
Left the acting profession to concentrate on her family.
Has two daughters with her husband.
Currently a vocal coach in London. [October 1999]

Personal Quotes (1)

I left Dr Who after 18 months as my character was going nowhere. In truth, I wished I had never gone into it. Afterwards all the scripts that came my way were for 15-year olds.

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