Adrienne Hill (born in Plymouth, England) played ill-fated companion Katarina from Episode 4 of The Myth Makers through Episode 4 of The Daleks' Master Plan. Katarina was the first and one of the few companions ever to be killed on Doctor Who. Her tenure on the show was among the briefest.
Adrienne Hill appeared in the 1985 Children in Need special with other actors who had played the Doctor and his companions. She died from cancer in 1997, with her last known acting role, a library assistant in an episode of City Life, broadcast posthumously in February 1998.
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