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Katy Manning

Katy Manning trained as an actress at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1971, she became known to millions of British television viewers when she joined Doctor Who (1963) as the companion Jo Grant, which she played for three seasons opposite Jon Pertwee as the Doctor until 1973. Straight after, she hosted her own show, entitled ... See full bio »

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  Dreadnought: Invasion Six (pre-production)
Doctor Cassi Sharda (voice)
 2020 Return of the Autons (Video short)
Jo Jones
 2020 Gentrification (TV Series)
- Part Six (2020) ... Maggie
 2020 Farewell, Sarah Jane (Video short)
Jo Jones
 2019 Hello Boys (Video short)
Jo Jones
 2018 The Power of One Coin (Short)
 2018 Doctor Who Infinity: The Lady of the Lake (Video Game)
Delyth (voice)
 2018 Doctor Who Infinity: The Orphans of the Polyoptra (Video Game)
Jo Grant / Zarbi Supremo (voice)
 2017/II Memoria (Short)
 2016 Wooden Overcoats: Podcast Sitcom (TV Series)
- There Ought to be Clowns (2016) ... Bijou
 2016 Prisoner Zero (TV Series)
Professor Darrow
- The Codec: Part One (2016) ... Professor Darrow (voice)
- Tartarus (2016) ... Professor Darrow (voice)
 2015 Casualty (TV Series)
Marjorie Miller
- Sweet Little Lies (2015) ... Marjorie Miller
 2014 Evil Never Dies
Susan Payne
 2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie)
Katy Manning
 2013 Six Years: Journey Men (Video short)
 2013 Journey Men (Short)
 2012 Run for Your Wife
Exercising woman
 2011 Oakie's Outback Adventures
Oakie (voice)
 2011 Three Score and Then? (TV Movie)
 2010 The Sarah Jane Adventures (TV Series)
Jo Jones
- Death of the Doctor: Part 2 (2010) ... Jo Jones
- Death of the Doctor: Part 1 (2010) ... Jo Jones
 2008 The Magical Scarecrows Garden: Rosy Apple (Short)
 2006/I When Darkness Falls
Miss Harrington
 2002 Jungle Girl & the Lost Island of the Dinosaurs (Video)
Emma Sharp (voice)
 2002 All Saints (TV Series)
Greta Franck
- Pride & Prejudice (2002) ... Greta Franck
 2000-2001 Gloria's House (TV Series)
Gloria Nit / Molly Nit
- The Storm (2001) ... Gloria Nit / Molly Nit (voice)
- The Dog's Gone! (2001) ... Gloria Nit / Molly Nit (voice)
- The Long Weekend (2001) ... Gloria Nit / Molly Nit (voice)
- The Date (2001) ... Gloria Nit / Molly Nit (voice)
- Food, Gloria's Food (2000) ... Gloria Nit / Molly Nit (voice)
 2000 Easter in Bunnyland
Cosmo Mouse (voice)
 1999 D4: The Trojan Dog (TV Movie)
Cosmo Mouse (voice)
 1998 Lust in Space (Video)
Katy Manning
 1992 The Miraculous Mellops 2 (TV Series)
Window Follower
- Episode #1.12 (1992) ... Window Follower
- Episode #1.11 (1992) ... Window Follower
 1986 Two in the Bush (TV Movie)
 1986 The Quest
Mrs. Cannon
 1984 Melvin: Son of Alvin
 1979 How's Business? (TV Movie)
 1977 Target (TV Series)
- Big Elephant (1977) ... Joanne
 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Miss Woods
- Worth Dying For (1975) ... Miss Woods
 1975 Eskimo Nell
Hermione Longhorn
 1973 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Golden Road (1973) ... Anna
 1971-1973 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Jo Grant
- The Green Death: Episode Six (1973) ... Jo Grant
- The Green Death: Episode Five (1973) ... Jo Grant
- The Green Death: Episode Four (1973) ... Jo Grant
- The Green Death: Episode Three (1973) ... Jo Grant
- The Green Death: Episode Two (1973) ... Jo Grant
 1971 Mr Tumbleweed (TV Movie)
Bride (as Kate Manning)
 1971 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Julia Dungarvon
- ...A Bit of Spare, Nothing Else (1971) ... Julia Dungarvon
- The Prime of Life (1971) ... Julia Dungarvon
 1970 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
- Standing Orders (1970) ... Peggy (as Katie Manning)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "The Green Death". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kate Manning | Katie Manning


5' 1" (1.55 m)


Manning, J. L. | Jenkins, Amy Sylvia

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Doctor Who: The Dæmons: Episode One (1971)] I suppose it was quite frightening for children. You had churches being blown up, the villain posing as a kindly vicar and me, the hapless heroine nearly being sacrificed to 'the devil'. It didn't go down too well with people of the cloth. See more »


Whilst commentating on The Three Doctors she claimed William Hartnell died "about three weeks" after the show. Even though survived until 1975. See more »

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