Jacqueline Hill

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Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, UK
Born in 17 December 1929, Jacqueline Hill trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made her stage debut in London's West End in "The Shrike." Many more roles followed, including, on TV, "Shop Window", "Fabian of the Yard" and "An Enemy of the People." It was around this time that she married top director Alvin Rakoff, who cast her opposite Sean Connery in one of ABC TV's "Armchair Theatre" plays. She was asked to play Barbara Wright in Doctor Who after she and producer Verity Lambert, whom she knew socially, discussed the role at a party. Read more...