Elisabeth Sladen, 1948-2011


?Elisabeth Sladen — better known as Sarah Jane Smith of Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures series — has died today at the age of 63. There are few details concerning her passing, but the BBC is reporting she had had cancer for sometime. Obviously, Doctor Who fans old and young are in mourning for the woman who played the Doctor’s most arguably popular companion and certainly one of the series’ most popular characters for 38 years. (Via BBC News)