Jean Conroy

Last updated 09 January 2020

Jean Conroy (1935-1964)
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Jean Conroy

Born: 1935
Died: Saturday 14th November 1964 (age: 29)


Jean Conroy played one of the Women in the Wood in the 1964 Doctor Who serial The Dalek Invasion of Earth.

Conroy died in a street accident, about a month after filming her sequence in The Dalek Invasion of Earth, and before the episode was transmitted.

Her death is believed to be the first death of an actor who has appeared in Doctor Who

Other work includes The Children of the New ForestSergeant CorkComedy PlayhouseITV Television PlayhouseThe Plane MakersNo Hiding PlaceSakiSuspenseBoyd Q.C.