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Shirley Cooklin

Last updated 27 July 2014

Shirley Cooklin
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Shirley Cooklin

Born: Mon 3rd March 1930 (age: 85)


Shirley Cooklin played Kaftan in the Doctor Who serial The Tomb of the Cybermen.

She was married to the Doctor Who producer Peter Bryant and the role of Kaftan was written specially for her.

Also worked on MacbethPublic EyeMacbethMenaceTrogPaul TempleThe Adding MachineThe Tyrant KingDetectiveZ CarsThis Man CraigLeave It to TodhunterOnion BoysThe Adventures of Sir LancelotDixon of Dock GreenThe Children of the New ForestFabian of the YardStage by Stage: The Relapse or, Virtue in Danger