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Jeanne Marsh | Jean Marsh OBE
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Did You Know?
[asked if she owns a piece of Upstairs, Downstairs
(1971)] I get a residual for the idea as much as I get a residual for the acting. It's a very low fee. I think I got something like $100 an episode initially for the idea, and my royalty is based on that rate. I've got a saying: "If it had been made in America I'd be Mary Tyler Moore. As it is, I'm Mary Tyler Less."
Along with Lalla Ward
, she is one of two actresses to play a companion in Doctor Who
(1963) who was once married to an actor who played the Doctor. She portrayed the short-lived companion Sara Kingdom from December 1965 to January 1966 in the William Hartnell
serial "The Daleks' Master Plan". Prior to the series' creation, she was married to Jon Pertwee
from 1955 to 1960, who later played the ...