In addition to her Doctor Who role as the first Romana, the star appeared on popular soap Brookside between 1993 and 1995 and starred in 1974 film The Onedin Line.
Her additional credits include roles on EastEnders, Agatha Christie's Poirot and 1978's Return of The Saint.
> Doctor Who actress Mary Tamm dies, aged 62
Digital Spy presents a selection of images from Tamm's 40-year acting career:
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