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Dr Who star Tanya Fear is found ALIVE in Los Angeles

British actress Tanya Fear has been found alive in Los Angeles after having been reported missing last week, police have said.

The 31-year-old actress went missing on Thursday but the Los Angeles Police Department have confirmed this evening she has now been located, The Sun on Monday reports.

A Twitter account run by Tanya’s family and friends, #FindTanyaFear, also confirmed the good news this evening.

The account uploaded a written statement to confirm that Tanya had been found by the Los Angeles Police Department.

British actress Tanya Fear has been found alive in Los Angeles after having been reported missing last week, police have said (Tanya and Yvonne pictured in an Instagram post from November) 

The statement read: ‘It is with great pleasure and relief to report, that Tanya has been found safe by police today.

‘We understand she is not physically harmed, but as a precaution is being assessed at a local hospital.

‘We wish to thank the police, members of the public for their efforts in locating Tanya, as well as the outpouring of concern and support over the last several days.

‘Tanya’s family are relieved and extremely grateful.’

A Twitter account run by Tanya's family and friends also confirmed this evening that Tanya had been found by police

A Twitter account run by Tanya’s family and friends also confirmed this evening that Tanya had been found by police

It comes after Tanya’s mother Yvonne Marimo issued a desperate plea to her daughter, four days after she was reported missing. 

Speaking out on Monday, Yvonne emotionally stated: ‘I want my daughter to be safe. I would appeal to her directly that, if she is reading this, to please get in touch with someone just to let us know that you are ok.

‘We haven’t been able to reach anyone from the U.S Embassy in London yet and we are very keen to hear from them to find out what’s going on in Los Angeles.’

It comes hours after somebody reported spotting Tanya three days after she was first pronounced missing in LA. Messages and updates are being relayed through the dedicated Twitter page #FindTanyaFear.

Starring role: Tanya is known to UK audiences for her role as of Dr Jade McIntyre in Doctor Who

Starring role: Tanya is known to UK audiences for her role as of Dr Jade McIntyre in Doctor Who

It was initially reported that Tanya, who previously had a role in Doctor Who in 2018, was last seen in the Hollywood Bowl area of LA on Thursday, September 9, and it has now been revealed she was seen at Trader Joe’s on Sunday, September 12.   

An update posted on a Twitter page dedicated to the search read: ‘UPDATE: Tanya was last seen on 12th September at Trader Joe’s on 7310 Santa Monica Blvd (close to N. La Brea Ave). Anyone in that area please keep your eyes open! Thank you!’ 

One of the authors behind the Twitter page explained she was last seen by those known to her on Thursday, while the sighting on Sunday was from a stranger attempting to assist in the search. 

They then shared updated posters detailing the latest information. 

Reaching out: A map shows the different sightings of Tanya

Reaching out: A map shows the different sightings of Tanya 

Ms Marimo and other members of Tanya’s family are now applying for visas to travel to the USA and set up their own search along side that of the LAPD.

She said: ‘I am devastated by this situation, and I appeal to anyone with information to please come forward to bring our daughter home safely.’

Tanya has been living in Los Angeles for six years on and off. She left her Hollywood Bowl apartment without her mobile phone or purse on September 9th and was reported missing by a friend.

Her family in the UK contacted the Foreign Office and LAPD officer called round to her home but she was not it in.

Her uncle, Jonathan Marimo, also made a plea for her to get in contact or for anyone with information to come forward

A further statement from the family shared on Monday read: ‘Family of Tanya Fear are asking the LAPD to investigate the disappearance of the British actor…

Reaching out: A further statement from the family shared on Monday read: 'Family of Tanya Fear are asking the LAPD to investigate the disappearance of the British actor'

Reaching out: Th e family have been attempting to make contact with the missing star

Reaching out: A further statement from the family shared on Monday read: ‘Family of Tanya Fear are asking the LAPD to investigate the disappearance of the British actor’

New: Tanya's friends and family have released updated missing posters

New: Tanya’s friends and family have released updated missing posters 

‘Tanya Fear left her Hollywood Bowl apartment on Tuesday the 9th of September without her cell phone and purse….

‘She was reported missing by a friend. After Tanya’s family in the UL contacted the UKL foreign office, a local LAPD officer was deployed to visit Tanya’s house but the actor was not home. She was last seen by friends on Thursday 9 September 3021 at 10pm LA time…

‘Tanya’s Uncle said: ‘We are deeply worried about Tanya’s wherabout, she is a bubbly, intelligent young woman who studied at Christ hospital boarding school and King’s College University in London. Jonathan Marimo, Tanya’s family now want to launch thier own search and are applying for visas to travel to LA.

Her mother said: ‘I am devastated about this situation and I appeal to anyone with information to please come forward to bring our daughter bbadck home safely’. 

Missing: It comes after Tanya was reportedly spotted three days after she was reported missing in LA by her friends and family, as they continue their feverish hunt

Missing: It comes after Tanya was reportedly spotted three days after she was reported missing in LA by her friends and family, as they continue their feverish hunt

In the original post, a friend of Tanya’s wrote on Twitter: ‘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’. 

Another Twitter user who said they were Tanya’s cousin wrote: ‘Please please please share if you have mutually in the LA/Hollywood bowl area. My cousin is missing, she has no family in the US and we’re all really worried.’  

UPDATE: An update posted on a Twitter page dedicated to the search read: 'UPDATE: Tanya was last seen on 12th September at Trader Joe's on 7310 Santa Monica Blvd (close to N. La Brea Ave). Anyone in that area please keep your eyes open! Thank you!'

UPDATE: An update posted on a Twitter page dedicated to the search read: ‘UPDATE: Tanya was last seen on 12th September at Trader Joe’s on 7310 Santa Monica Blvd (close to N. La Brea Ave). Anyone in that area please keep your eyes open! Thank you!’

Clarification: One of the authors behind the Twitter page explained she was last seen by those known to her on Thursday, while the sighting on Sunday was from a stranger attempting to assist in the search

Clarification: One of the authors behind the Twitter page explained she was last seen by those known to her on Thursday, while the sighting on Sunday was from a stranger attempting to assist in the search

Career: Tanya is known to UK audiences for her role as of Dr Jade McIntyre in Doctor Who

Career: Tanya is known to UK audiences for her role as of Dr Jade McIntyre in Doctor Who 

The Doctor Who Twitter official fan Twitter account also shared the Missing Person poster, writing: ‘Missing Person alert: Tanya Fear who played Jade in ‘Arachnids In The UK went missing on 9/9/2021. [with thanks to @BAdWilf for the heads up]’. 

Tanya is known to UK audiences for her role as of Dr Jade McIntyre in Doctor Who. 

Tanya, who is also known as Tanyaradzwa, was raised in London and currently lives in Los Angeles.

She is described as being 5’3, 140lbs with brown eyes and curly black afro hair.  

They then shared updated posters detailing the latest information

They then shared updated posters detailing the latest information

A user who said they were Tanya's cousin wrote: 'Please please please share if you have mutually in the LA/Hollywood bowl area. My cousin is missing, she has no family in the US and we're all really worried'

A user who said they were Tanya’s cousin wrote: ‘Please please please share if you have mutually in the LA/Hollywood bowl area. My cousin is missing, she has no family in the US and we’re all really worried’

Alert: The Doctor Who Twitter official fan Twitter account also shared the Missing Person poster

Alert: The Doctor Who Twitter official fan Twitter account also shared the Missing Person poster

On her Sundance page, Tanya writes about her career: ‘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.’

Post: Tanya's most recent Twitter post was on August 30 where she shared a snap of herself on stage at a stand-up comedy show

Post: Tanya’s most recent Twitter post was on August 30 where she shared a snap of herself on stage at a stand-up comedy show

Tanya’s most recent Twitter post was on August 30 where she shared a snap of herself on stage at a stand-up comedy show.

She wrote: ‘My first show @hahacafecomedy was SO MUCH FUN! Still can’t believe I got to share the stage with LEGENDS! More to come baby!!!’

Some of her other acting credits include Kick-Ass 2 along with the TV series Spotless and Cleaning Up. 

MailOnline has contacted representatives of Tanya Fear for comment.  

Career: Some of her other acting credits include Kick-Ass 2 along with the TV series Spotless and Cleaning Up (pictured in June 2020)

Career: Some of her other acting credits include Kick-Ass 2 along with the TV series Spotless and Cleaning Up (pictured in June 2020)


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