Katy Manning

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TV Actress
Date of Birth October 14, 1946
Place of Birth England
Age 73 years old
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Katy ManningCatherine Ann "Katy" Manning is an English-Australian actress best known for her part as the companion Jo Grant in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. She has also made many theatre appearances, and is now an Australian citizen. In 2009, Manning moved back to the UK to pursue new acting work and lives in London.

Born: Catherine Ann Manning, October 14, 1946, Guildford, Surrey, England
Occupation: Actress
Known for: Jo Grant in Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures
Partner(s): Dean Harris (1976–1981), Barry Crocker (1990–present)
Children: 2
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About Katy Manning

Known best for her early 1970s role as Jo Grant on the popular BBC series Doctor Who, she also performed in numerous stage productions and wrote a television series called Private Wives.

Before Fame

After moving to the United States in her late teens and being offered an MGM acting contract, she returned to her native England and studied at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.


She premiered her acclaimed one-woman show, Me and Jezebel, at the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Family Life

Her relationship with fellow British actor Dean Harris resulted in fraternal twins Georgina and Jonathan (born in 1979). She later began a long-term relationship with Australian pop vocalist Barry Crocker.


She performed with comedian Eric Sykes in a late 1980s Australian national tour of the play Run for Your Wife.

Latest information about Katy Manning updated on May 25, 2020.

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