She is notable for being the first openly transgender actor to appear in Doctor Who. Outside of the DWU, Black is also notable for being the first trans actor to play a trans character in a starring role on British television, as well as the first to do so on US network television, due to her role in Banana.
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Footnotes[edit | edit source]
- Doctor Who Guide
- Wyatt, Daisy (6 August 2015). Doctor Who casts first transgender actor Bethany Black. The Independent. Retrieved on 10 October 2018.