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Mary Tamm Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 March 1950Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, UK
Date of Death 26 July 2012Battersea, London, England, UK  (cancer)
Height 5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Tamm was born on March 22, 1950 in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England. She was an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Odessa File (1974) and The Likely Lads (1976). She was married to Marcus Ringrose. She died on July 26, 2012 in Battersea, London, England.

Spouse (1)

Marcus Ringrose (1978 - 26 July 2012) (her death) (1 child)

Trivia (8)

Graduated from RADA.
Became an associate member of RADA, and joined the associate's committee.
She is of Estonian heritage. Her surname Tamm is one of the most common Estonian surnames (literal translation - Oak).
(July 26, 2012) Died early morning after 18 months of battle with cancer at the age of 62.
Had one child, a daughter Lauren, with her husband Marcus Ringrose. Lauren has made them grandparents.
Started her career with the Birmingham Repertory Company in 1971, working alongside Derek Jacobi, Ronnie Barker and Joan Sims.
Attended Bradford Girls Grammar School.
Her husband, Marcus Ringrose, collapsed and died of a heart attack while replying to letters of condolence, shortly after delivering a eulogy at her funeral.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on Doctor Who: The Stones of Blood: Part Four (1978)] We deserve medals for having got through that, I have to say.

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