Actress Tanya Fear found after being reported missing in Los Angeles

The British actress, reported missing last Thursday, was located on Monday

British actress Tanya Fear, who was reported missing in Los Angeles last week, has been found.

The actress, best known for her roles in Doctor Who and Kick-Ass 2, was reported missing to the authorities on September 9.

The Los Angeles Police Department have since confirmed that Fear was found on Monday (September 13), CNN report.


Police were reportedly notified around 11am local time that the actress had been found. There is no criminal investigation or foul play suspected, police say.

A Twitter account run by her family and set up to spread the word about Fear, @FindTanyaFear, has also confirmed that the actress has been found. A family friend is now with her, a statement posted by the account said.

“As a family and members of Tanya’s circle we would love to thank the LA community for their active efforts on the ground looking for her,” it read. “To the global community we want to thank you for sharing her image, posters and story. Together we have our girl back. Thank you.”

Fear has also starred in DCI Banks as Melanie Thomas, and in Spotless as Claire Wiseman, with both shows airing in 2015. She has also appeared in shows such as Endeavour and Cleaning Up. Her most recent role was in Matt Szymanowski’s 2020 film Dark Day.


Friends and family of Fear, as well as her contemporaries in the television and film world, had mobilised on social media to spread the word about her disappearance.