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Doctor Who actress Mary Tamm dies

26 July 2012 Last updated at 12:51 BST

Doctor Who star Mary Tamm, who played companion Romana alongside Tom Baker, has died aged 62.

The actress, who was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, fought a long battle with cancer and died in hospital in London.

When Tamm left Doctor Who the role of Romana was taken over by Lalla Ward.

Watch a clip of Tamm as Romana in Doctor Who, The Ribos Operation, first aired in 1978.