Doctor Who and EastEnders star Ann Davies dies

Doctor Who and EastEnders star Ann Davies dies: Tributes are paid to wife of late The Good Life star Richard Briers after her death aged 87

  • The actress who passed away on Thursday, her agent has confirmed today 
  • She was the wife of actor Richard Briers and mother to two daughters
  • Agent described her as ‘a superb actress’ who will be ‘very much missed’ 

Former Doctor Who and Eastenders star Ann Davies has died aged 87.

The actress, who was the wife of the late Richard Briers and mother to two daughters, passed away on Thursday, her agent has confirmed.

Barry Langford tweeted: ‘Sadly my lovely client of 34 years Ann Davies passed away yesterday.

‘A superb actress with TV credits including #DoctorWho and #TheSculptress, Ann was devoted to her beloved late husband #RichardBriers and their daughters Lucy and Kate.

‘She will be very much missed. #RIP Annie.’

Davies played Jenny in the Doctor Who series, before going on to play Mrs Singleton in Grange Hill during the 1990s. 

The actress also appeared in Doctors and Eastenders, as well as starring alongside husband Richard in a number of television roles prior to his death in 2013.  

The couple had lived together in Chiswick, west London, after marrying in 1956 and had two daughters Lucy and Katie.

Lucy, 54, plays Mrs Blish in ITV’s Endeavour and featured in the 1995 BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. 

Ann Briers and husband RIchards pictured arriving at Avenue of the Stars in London in September 2005

Richard and Ann Briers starred together on television prior to his death in 2013

The couple pictured together as they arrive to watch the opening night of The Anniversary play in London in 2005

The husband and wife smile happily as they are pictured at Hampton Court Palace together in 2004 

Ann Davies pictured with her husband Richard Briers prior to his death aged 79 in February 2013

Ann’s husband Richard was known to millions for his enduring role in TV sitcom The Good Life.

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