Camille Coduri

Camille Coduri


4/18/1966, Wandsworth, London, England

Birth Name

Camille Coduri


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Camille was born in 1966. The actress who made her debut in theatre like many actors, has also featured in many TV series and movies but is mostly famous for her Doctor Who role Jackie Tyler, the mother of Billie Piper's character Rose Tyler as well as her…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Camille recently attended the Doctor Who At The Proms concert in London's Royal Albert Hall with many of the cast and crew from the series.

    • In July 2008 Camille appeared on the cover of Issue 398 of Doctor Who Magazine with co-stars David Tennant, Billie Piper and Noel Clarke.

    • In 1998 Camille made an appearance in an adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling for the BBC in the role of Jenny Jones.

    • In 2008 Camille made a small cameo in the movie Adulthood as a favour to her Doctor Who co-star and friend Noel Clarke.

    • In 2006 Camille appeared in the small mini-film Sacrifice as a mother protecting her baby.

    • In June 2008 Camille was voted Worst Dresser on the popular site Go Fug Yourself.

    • Camille came first in the 2007 Doctor Who special of The Weakest Link.

    • Camille made her stage debut at fourteen by taking on the role of Cecily in The Importance Of Being Earnest.

    • At the age of sixteen Camille appeared in the production, Get Out of That Then at the Lyric Theatre in London's West End.

    • Camille's first TV appearance was as Shandy Tremblett in Boon in 1987.

    • Camille's hobbies include swimming, movies and reading.

    • The biggest influences of her career are Lucy Parker and Mary Selway.

    • In 2006 Camille submitted commentaries for the episodes Rise Of The Cybermen and Love And Monsters for the Doctor Who Season 2 DVD.

  • Quotes

    • Camille: Listen, I'm one of those actors who couldn't give a monkeys. If someone wants to get in shot more than I do, they're welcome to. I'll just mug away in the background. I wasn't worried about egos, because I love everybody. But it was quite tricky for Graeme Harper, who kept shouting every two minutes, 'be quiet please!' Because we couldn't stop bloody nattering. We were all so badly behaved - in a nice way. Happy times.

    • (On dealing with fans)
      Camille: A couple of guys even chased me in their cars, which is a bit worrying. But on the whole people have been lovely. I have been getting heaps of fan mail, mostly from men. But perhaps I am too old and too mumsy for them to be too saucy. It's far more on the respectful, romantic side than the drop-your-drawers side - and thank God for that!

    • (On returning to Doctor Who for the episode Journey's End)
      Camille: They didn't have to twist my arm. I was asked, would I consider it? Yes! Are you mad? Of course! Get on the bus! Let's get back in that TARDIS! Very little persuasion but I'm doing it for the fans too.

    • (on her character Peggy in Sinchronicity)
      Camille: Peggy struck me as a hard-nose businesswoman who is a bit of a bully towards her employees, particularly Nathan. She is also incredibly uninhibited about sex and the porn industry. Peggy seemed like a real challenge to play because she is the complete antithesis of me and so different from my other roles. It was quite invigorating to play her, I especially liked being able to get my own way all of the time as Peggy! Not much of Peggy's home life is given away in Sinchronicity, but I imagine that she is married to a bloke that she met on the game and now has a huge house in Cheshire. Throughout the series she is consistently hard, driven and unable to take no for an answer, but then I suppose you would have to be, working in such a male-dominated industry.

    • (On her character Jackie Tyler from Doctor Who)
      Camille: She was totally real. An ordinary Mum waiting for her daughter, not knowing where she'd been for a year.

    • (On the worst acting job she's ever had)
      Camille: That's a really naughty question, actually. I can't really single anything out because it might offend people but quite a lot of what I've done is rubbish. Some of it's been good but some of it's been total pants.

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