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Sarah Jane star Elizabeth Sladen's career highlights

Elisabeth Sladen

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The star of The Sarah Jane Adventures, actress Elisabeth Sladen, has died of cancer aged 63.

Elisabeth starred in four series of the popular CBBC series, from 2007 - 2011, but first made her name playing Doctor Who's assistant back in the 1970s.

Ricky's been taking a look back at her life and career...