Trinity Wells: The Sound of Drums / Last of the Time Lords; Turn Left; The Stolen Earth / Journey's End; Secrets of the Stars[SJA]; The End of Time; Children Of Earth: Day One[TW]; Children Of Earth: Day Four[TW] | as American Newsreader: Revenge of the Slitheen[SJA] | as Newsreader 3: The Christmas Invasion | as Reporter: Aliens of London / World War Three | as US Newsreader: The Sontaran Stratagem / The Poison Sky
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Lachele Carl is an American actress based in England.
She has appeared in Grange Hill, Batman and Alien Autopsy.
She also plays one of the voices in the Notekins, and the recurring character of American news anchor Trinity Wells in Doctor Who, appearing in the episodes "Aliens of London"/"World War Three", "The Christmas Invasion", "The Sound of Drums", "The Poison Sky", "Turn Left", "The Stolen Earth" and The End of Time. The character has also appeared in the Doctor Who spin-offs, The Sarah Jane Adventures, in the stories Revenge of the Slitheen and Secrets of the Stars, and Torchwood, during its five-part serial Children of Earth, making Wells the first – and apart from a French newsreader played by Anthony Daebeck, only – character to appear in all three programmes.Carl also narrated the behind-the-scenes special Doctor Who: The Companions for BBC America, released as part of the seventh series DVD box set.
Carl played a minor role as the US Ambassador in the pilot episode of British TV show Ambassadors.
Carl lives in Crouch End, North London with her husband, composer Alejandro Viñao, and their son.