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Elisabeth Sladen (1 February 1948 - 19 April 2011) was an English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British television series Doctor Who and the current The Sarah Jane Adventures.

She appeared as a regular on Doctor Who with both Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and has reprised the role many times. Sladen has been married since 1968 to actor Brian Miller. Their daughter, Sadie Miller, appeared with her in the range of Sarah Jane Smith audio plays by Big Finish Productions.

She passed away today, 19 April 2011.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainme…
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabet…

Bye, Elisabeth.
We will miss you so much.
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KenxKao Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011
This saddens me deeply, she was a great companion, and a wonderful actress.
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zebrazebrazebra Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011  Professional Writer
I am actually named after Sarah Jane Smith. Feeling this deeply.
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FiddleLid Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011  Student Digital Artist
She was a great companion. I wish she didn't have to go so suddenly
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Skymouth Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She'd been one of my favorite companions too! Dang!
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CH0WDA Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011  Hobbyist
Wonderful tribute. <3
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cjtremlett Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
What a lovely tribute.

She was an amazing person, both in real life from everything I've heard and of course the character. In Moffat's tribute, he said something about how people talk about how you shouldn't meet your heroes, and those people were obviously not talking about Lis Sladen. That's the point I started crying.

She certainly was an inspiration to me.
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Kinova Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
I still can't get my head around the fact she's just gone... it seems so wrong that she's just dropped out of the world.

I hope that her family are - well, doing as well as they can. She's going to be missed.
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hyperactive-activate Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Student General Artist
May she rest in peace, too many people are dying at the moment and it is upsetting to know she too has passed.
I hope that wherever she is now she is happy and I hope that she knew what a positive effect she had on the world.
People don't realise it but TV characters have a substantial effect on your subconscious, and Sarah Jane Smith was a character beloved by all.
She had a great life. Good Luck Elisabeth Sladen.
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Marc137 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
Unbelievably sad news, she was a genuinely warm and caring person and a fellow scouser too...... rest in peace Lis.
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Marker-Mistress Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
She really was a great inspiration for young women, and a greater one for me as an artist. She was loved deeply and we'll never forget what an awesome force of nature she brought to Doctor Who in the form of Sarah Jane Smith. Rest in peace Lis.
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xzendor7 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011   Digital Artist
Sad News On Elisabeth Sladen's Passing

Elisabeth Sladen And Mary Tamm Along With Tom Baker Really Made Doctor Who Come Alive




Why Are So Many People Dying So Young
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LordIlpilazzo Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Professional General Artist
Very sad indeed
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FracFx Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sad to hear that, for me I remember her on Dr. Who with Tom Baker (4th doctor) when they showed Dr. Who on PBS here (USA), they don't show it anymore and I've missed it for a long time
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thequeenbeetch Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
;_; So sad. Especially now that I'll be watching dr Who, I'll feel like I'm seeing a ghost and feel sad again... Just like when I watched Babylon 5...
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Golubaja Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww hun. :tears:
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thequeenbeetch Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:hug: what sucks even more, we never got to meet these awesome people...
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