'Doctor Who' Actress Tanya Fear Found Safe After Being Reported Missing
Police said her family has been notified and no criminal activity is suspected.
September 13, 2021 at 11:08 pm
Update (Sept. 13, 2021): Tanya Fear, the British actress who was reported missing on Sept. 9, has been located in Los Angeles.
According to People, police said Fear's family was notified and criminal activity was not suspected.
The Doctor Who actress was reported missing by a friend after it was determined that she had left her apartment and her personal belongings were left behind.
The 33-year-old's manager, Alex Cole, said it was a "shock" to learn of her disappearance, saying that they last spoke eight days ago.
He added that since moving to the Los Angeles area and performing stand-up comedy, "she's had a great career."
Original (Sept. 13, 2021): British actress Tanya Fear, who has appeared on Doctor Who and Kick-Ass 2, has reportedly gone missing. ABC 7 reports the star was last seen at a Trader Joe's located on Santa Monica Boulevard on Sept. 9.
Fear's manager, Alex Cole, confirmed the star's disappearance and said their last conversation five days prior was about work. He said the actress seemed like her normal self.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed a missing person report was filed on Sept. 9.
The star's family and friends have raised concerns on social media using the hashtag #FindTanyaFear, including actress Zawe Ashton and Claws star Harold Perrineau's daughter, Aurora.
My friend Tanya has gone missing in the LA/Hollywood Bowl area. She hasn't been seen since 9th September 2021. If anyone has any useful information please call (626)-232-8616 #FindTanyaFear . Would appreciate if those in the area or with reach in that area RT❤ pic.twitter.com/dmqwKdOlSh— Bolu Babalola (@BeeBabs) September 12, 2021
The lovely Tanya Fear, actor and budding stand up comic, has been reported missing in LA. Please call 📞 (626) 232 8616 if you have any information or have seen her. pic.twitter.com/j26N4ZG8DX— Zawe Ashton (@ZaweAshton) September 13, 2021
A girl I know is missing! She was last seen in the LA area on 9/9/21. No one has seen or heard from her since. Please repost this picture with the hashtag #FindTanyaFear to help locate her. If you have seen her or know where she please call (626)-232-8616 #missingperson #Missing pic.twitter.com/ZFmmjk9fBi— ALICIA (@iamaliciahaynes) September 12, 2021
Sky News reports Fear was last seen wearing a brown short sleeve fitted top and dark plaid bottoms.
In addition to the hashtag, her family recently created a Twitter account in hopes of facilitating search efforts.
This account is dedicated to finding our beloved Tanya Fear who went missing in the Hollywood Bowl area on 9th Sep 2021. Tanya has a distinct British accent, is 5ft4, weighs about 140lbs, brown eyes, black hair and her hair looks like the picture below. #FindTanyaFear pic.twitter.com/ntTrhaR1pv— #FindTanyaFear (@FindTanyaFear) September 12, 2021
Fear had recently been performing stand-up comedy and has been living in the Los Angeles area for two months.