Jacqueline Pearce

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Jacqueline Pearce
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Jacqueline Pearce at the Blake's 7 Series 2 DVD launch, 2005.
Born(1943-12-20)20 December 1943
Woking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died3 September 2018(2018-09-03) (aged 74)
Lancashire, England, UK
Years active1964–2018
Spouse(s)Drewe Henley (divorced)

Jacqueline Pearce (20 December 1943 – 3 September 2018)[1] was a British movie and television actress.[2] She was best known as the villain Servalan in the British science fiction TV series Blake's 7.[3][4] She also starred in Doctor Who as Chessene, a bloodthirsty alien.[5]

Pearce was diagnosed with lung cancer in May 2018 and died shortly after at her home in Lancashire on 3 September 2018, aged 74.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "RIP Jacqueline Pearce". Big Finish Productions. 3 September 2018.
  2. McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
  3. John Kenneth Muir, A History and Critical Analysis of Blake's 7, the 1978–1981 British Television Space Adventure.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Association, Press (2018-09-03). "Jacqueline Pearce, Blake's 7 and Doctor Who actor, dies aged 74". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  5. "Jacqueline Pearce played Chessene… – The Two Doctors: Miscellaneous – The Two Doctors, Season 22, Doctor Who – BBC One". BBC.