Anneke Wills

Biography: Anneke was born in 1941 in Berkshire (not in Rotterdam as it is widely thought) to Anna and Alaric Willys. Her father was a Baron and sadly a gambler too, he abandoned the family when Anneke was only a little girl. Her mother had to take different jobs to make a living and raise Anneke and her brother Robin.Anneke had her first role when she was 11 in a movie called Child's Play. She studied drama at the Arts Educational School in London and also at RADA, but she was thrown out of this last school for untoward behavior involving actor (a student at the time) Edward Fox.Anneke joined Doctor Who as Polly from 1966 to 1967 then she worked on another series called Strange Report this one was short lived though only one series was done. Anneke married actor Michael Gough (The Celestial Toymaker in Doctor Who) in the early 1960s. They had a daughter named Polly in 1963 who was joined two years later by a brother Jasper. Anneke's work as an actress dried up in those years. Michael andAnneke was born in 1941 in Berkshire (not in Rotterdam as it is widely thought) to Anna and Alaric Willys. Her father was a Baron and sadly a gambler too, he abandoned the family when Anneke was only a little girl. Her mother had to take different jobs to make a living and raise Anneke and her brother Robin.Anneke had her first role when she was 11 in a movie called Child's Play. She studied drama at the Arts Educational School in London and also at RADA, but she was thrown out of this last school for untoward behavior involving actor (a student at the time) Edward Fox.Anneke joined Doctor Who as Polly from 1966 to 1967 then she worked on another series called Strange Report this one was short lived though only one series was done. Anneke married actor Michael Gough (The Celestial Toymaker in Doctor Who) in the early 1960s. They had a daughter named Polly in 1963 who was joined two years later by a brother Jasper. Anneke's work as an actress dried up in those years. Michael and Anneke moved to Norfolk and she concentrated on raising her children, she also got into meditating while staying at home. The marriage ended because Michael and Anneke's lives became very dissimilar.After the end of her marriage, Anneke got a lot more into meditation even moving to an ashram in India with her son. In 1982, tragedy struck when her daughter Polly died in a car crash. Anneke then settle in Vancouver, Canada where she worked as an interior decorator. She remarried in 1993 to a man 15 years her junior. Anneke sold her house to pay for her husband's acting school, but he left her for a fellow female student. Anneke is now living in England where she is a regular at Doctor Who conventions. She is also a published author having written an autobiography titled Self-Portrait. Expand

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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Doctor Who (1963): Season 4 Sep 10, 1966 Polly/Michelle 9.6
tbd Doctor Who (1963): Season 3 Sep 11, 1965 Polly 8.9