Anneke Wills

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Anneke Wills made her acting debut at age eleven in a film called Child's Play (1954). She then studied at a drama school, the Arts Educational, for about four years, winning many children's TV and theatre roles. Subsequently, she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, but did not complete the course. More TV work followed, including roles... See full bio »

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The Avengers Judy / Pussy Cat
Doctor Who Polly
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 2019/I Doctor Who: The Macra Terror - 2019 (TV Mini-Series)
 2018 Doctor Who: Devious (TV Series)
Polly Wright
 2017 Anoraks (TV Series)
 2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie)
Anneke Wills
 2013 An Adventure in Space and Time (TV Movie)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1969-1970 Strange Report (TV Series)
Evelyn McLean
- Report 4977: Swindle - Square Root of Evil (1970) ... Evelyn McLean
 1963-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Judy / Pussy Cat
- The £50,000 Breakfast (1967) ... Judy
- Dressed to Kill (1963) ... Pussy Cat
 1967 Beggar My Neighbour (TV Series)
 1966-1967 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Faceless Ones: Episode 6 (1967) ... Polly
- The Faceless Ones: Episode 2 (1967) ... Polly
- The Faceless Ones: Episode 1 (1967) ... Polly
- The Macra Terror: Episode 4 (1967) ... Polly
- The Macra Terror: Episode 3 (1967) ... Polly
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Fran Roeding
- The Helpful Pirate (1966) ... Fran Roeding
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- Toddler on the Run (1966) ... Leda
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- Keep on Running (1966) ... Julia
 1965 The Pleasure Girls
 1961-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Chris Durley / Kathleen Short
- No Baby, No Baby at All (1965) ... Chris Durley
- The Primitive (1961) ... Kathleen Short (as Annika Wills)
 1965 The Likely Lads (TV Series)
Judith Francis
- Other Side of the Fence (1965) ... Judith Francis
 1964 Nothing But the Best
Girl (as Annika Wills)
 1960-1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Dolly Fenson / Glenda Williamson
- The Smoke Boys (1963) ... Dolly Fenson (as Annika Wills)
- The Final Chase (1960) ... Glenda Williamson (as Annika Wills)
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
- All That Jazz (1963) ... Sarah (as Annika Wills)
 1962 Some People
Anne (as Annika Wills)
 1962 Candidate for Murder
Jacqueline (as Annika Wills)
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
- Candidate for Murder (1962) ... Jacqueline (as Annika Wills)
 1961 Gamble for a Throne (TV Series)
Kaye Chance
- Death of a Dictator (1961) ... Kaye Chance (as Annika Wills)
- The Affair at Worcester (1961) ... Kaye Chance (as Annika Wills)
- Witch of Hangman's Hill (1961) ... Kaye Chance (as Annika Wills)
- Prison Over the Porch (1961) ... Kaye Chance (as Annika Wills)
 1961 Winning Widows (TV Series)
- The Young Niece (1961) ... Sheila (as Annika Wills)
 1961 Golden Girl (TV Series)
- Ward of Court (1961) ... Minty (as Annika Wills)
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Peggy / Woman in coffee bar
- Different Drum (1961) ... Peggy (as Annika Wills)
- Ben Spray (1961) ... Woman in coffee bar (uncredited)
 1960 The Strange World of Gurney Slade (TV Mini-Series)
Girl on Airfield
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Girl on Airfield (as Annika Wills)
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... Girl on Airfield (as Annika Wills)
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Sheila / Miss Field / Miss Shirley
- Episode #2.8 (1960) ... Sheila (as Annika Wills)
- Episode #2.3 (1960) ... Miss Field (as Annika Wills)
- Episode #1.27 (1960) ... Miss Shirley (as Annika Wills)
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Clarissa Wallace
- Episode #1.339 (1960) ... Clarissa Wallace (as Annika Wills)
- Episode #1.331 (1960) ... Clarissa Wallace (as Annika Wills)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Katrina Hoefler
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Glorious Morning (1960) ... Katrina Hoefler (as Annika Wills)
 1959 Don't Tell Father (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Diana (as Annika Wills)
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Diana (as Annika Wills)
 1958 From Cover to Cover (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... Girl (as Anneke Willys)
 1957 The Railway Children (TV Series)
Roberta (Bobbie)
- The End of Things (1957) ... Roberta (Bobbie) (as Anneke Willys)
- The Hound in the Red Jersey (1957) ... Roberta (Bobbie) (as Anneke Willys)
- The Pride of Perks (1957) ... Roberta (Bobbie) (as Anneke Willys)
- Saviours of the Train (1957) ... Roberta (Bobbie) (as Anneke Willys)
- Prisoners and Captives (1957) ... Roberta (Bobbie) (as Anneke Willys)
 1956 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Olive Green
- Olive Green (1956) ... Olive Green (as Anneke Willys)
 1956 African Holiday (TV Movie)
Megs Wyndham (as Anneke Willys)
 1955 The Blakes (TV Mini-Series)
Jean Blake
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... Jean Blake (as Anneke Willys)
- Episode #1.3 (1955) ... Jean Blake (as Anneke Willys)
- Episode #1.2 (1955) ... Jean Blake (as Anneke Willys)
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... Jean Blake (as Anneke Willys)
 1955 Passage of Arms (TV Movie)
Henriette de Chamborde (as Anneke Willys)
 1955 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Series)
Lady Jane Grey
- Exchange (1955) ... Lady Jane Grey (as Anneke Willys)
 1955 Remember Jane (TV Movie)
Jane Eyre (as Anneke Willys)
 1955 Alibi Children (TV Movie)
Molly Wilson (as Anneke Willys)
 1954 Child's Play
The Holy Terrors - Alice Nightingale (as Anneke Willys)
 1954 The House with a Secret (TV Short)
Robina (as Anneke Willys)
 1954 Impostor's Gold (TV Movie)
Sybil Hughes (as Anneke Willys)
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Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who (1963) DVD "The Power of the Daleks". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Annika Wills | Anneke Willys


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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I'm going to betray Patrick Troughton because I have to say David Tennant was my favourite Doctor, after Patrick Troughton.


Wore all her own clothes when appearing as Polly on Dr Who. Preferring to wear her 'Ozzie Clark' and 'Mary Quant' clothes than anything the BBC could afford on such tight budgets. See more »

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