Doctor Who star Tanya Fear reported missing as 'worried' friends launch appeal

By Zara Woodcock

The friends and family of Doctor Who actress Tanya Fear have launched an appeal after announcing she is "missing in Los Angeles".

Tanya was last seen in the Hollywood Bowl area of Los Angeles on Thursday 9 September.

Taking to social media, one close friend wrote: "Our friend Tanya is missing. She was last seen in the LA area on 9/9/21. No one has seen or heard from her since.

“Repost her picture with the hashtag #FindTanyaFear to help locate her. If you have seen her or know where she is please call (626)-232-8616 #missingperson #Missing."

Her cousin also asked the public for help, saying that Tanya "has no family in the US and we’re all really worried."

Tanya Fear's friends have shared a missing person poster (Twitter)
The actress has not been seen in days (Twitter)

The actress is described as being 5'3 with brown eyes and curly black Afro hair and weighing 140 lbs.

Tanya played the role of Dr Jade McIntyre in an episode of Doctor Who in 2018.

She also appeared in the TV series Spotless as well as Kick-Ass 2, where she played Harlow.

Doctor Who's official fan page also retweeted the image of Tanya.

"Missing Person alert: Tanya Fear who played Jade in #DoctorWho ‘Arachnids In The UK’ went missing on 9/9/2021. [with thanks to @BadWilf for the heads up]," they wrote.

Tanya had been working on the short film series Shoot Your Shot in 2020 as well as Dark Day and Grandad's Visit.

She appeared in an episode of Doctor Who in 2018 (BBC)

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Her last post was a clip of her during her set at a comedy club in North Hollywood on 30 August.

"So honored to have had my first show @hahacomedyclub still blows my mind that I shared the stage with LEGENDS! @mrdouglaswilliams @dennylove4real @chadmrodgers @malikbazille y’all are amazing! I enjoyed the mischief and tomfoolery immensely.

"Thank you to people that came out to support me, it means everything! Thank you to @franklinthomasyi for giving me this amazing opportunity."

She continued: "And big thanks to @jennthejack_photographyfor the [fire emoji] pics and footage!"

On her Sundance page, she discussed her acting career and the films she usually goes for.

She explained: "I started my filmmaking journey as an actress in films like Kick-Ass 2 and television like Doctor Who and Netflix's Spotless.

"In 2020 I wrote and directed a series of short films called SHOOT YOUR SHOT about a girl who falls in love with Drake during COVID 19, we were featured in Women and Hollywood and on Tongal.

My films are often funny, irreverent and socially conscious."

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