- Pamela Salem
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22 January 1950
Pamela Salem (born
22 January 1950) is a British filmand televisionactress.
She was born in
Bombay, India, and educated at Heidelberg Universityin Germanyand later at the Central School of Speech and Dramain London, England. She is best-remembered on television for her co-starring role in the early 1980s ITVchildren's fantasy series "Into The Labyrinth" as the evil witch Belor, and her late 1980s guest role in the BBC's popular soap opera " EastEnders" as shady mafia affiliate Joanne Francis. She has also been seen in two separate adventures of the BBC's long-running science-fiction series " Doctor Who": as Toos in " The Robots of Death" (1977) and as Professor Rachel Jensen in " Remembrance of the Daleks" (1988). She was also heard as one of the many voices of Xoanon in " The Face of Evil" (1976). She had previously auditioned for the role of the Fourth Doctor's companion Leela, but the role eventually went to Louise Jamesoninstead. Salem also had a recurring role in the British sitcom " French Fields" between 1989-91.
Other television guest appearances have included roles in popular American and British series such as "The West Wing", "
Party of Five", "ER", " Out of the Unknown", " Blake's 7", "The Professionals", " Magnum P.I.", " Howard's Way", and " All Creatures Great and Small".
In film, she played the role of
Miss Moneypennyin the 'unofficial' 1983 James Bondfilm " Never Say Never Again", starring Sean Connery. She also appeared in Michael Crichton's "The Great Train Robbery" (1979, another film which also starred Connery), as well as a supporting role in "The Bitch" (1979) and " Gods and Monsters" (1998).
She is married to the actor
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* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/wiltshire/content/articles/2005/09/30/pamela_salem_interview_feature.shtml Audio interview] at BBC Wiltshire
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