Lachele Carl

Lachele Carl (born 1960) is an American actress based in the United Kingdom.

Lachele Carl
Born (1960-04-29) April 29, 1960 (age 59)
Years active1982–present

She has appeared in Grange Hill, Batman and Alien Autopsy.

She also plays one of the voices in the Notekins, and the recurring character of American news anchor Trinity Wells in Doctor Who, appearing in the episodes "Aliens of London"/"World War Three", "The Christmas Invasion", "The Sound of Drums", "The Poison Sky", "Turn Left", "The Stolen Earth" and "The End of Time". The character has also appeared in the Doctor Who spin-offs, The Sarah Jane Adventures, in the stories Revenge of the Slitheen and Secrets of the Stars, and Torchwood, during its five-part serial Children of Earth, making Wells the first – and apart from a French newsreader played by Anthony Daebeck, only – character to appear in all three programmes.[1] Carl also narrated the behind-the-scenes special Doctor Who: The Companions for BBC America, released as part of the seventh series DVD box set.

Carl played a minor role as the US Ambassador in the British TV show Ambassadors.

Carl was the first voice of Muck in the American English dub of the children's TV series Bob the Builder.

Carl lives in Crouch End, North London with her husband, composer Alejandro Viñao, and their son.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1982 Midnight Sandra Carrington
1989 Batman TV Technician
1991 A Kiss Before Dying Reporter
1991 Firestar: First Contact Lucindia Jericho
1998 Guru in Seven Anthea
2001 Superstition News Reporter
2002 Bob The Builder: The Live Show! Muck US, Voice
2006 Renaissance Nora Voice
2006 Alien Autopsy TV News Anchor
2014 National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire Mexican Woman
2016 Denial Gloria
2018 Show Dogs FBI Director


  1. ^ "Lachele Carl". Aveleyman. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  2. ^ Brooks, Sarafina M. (28 September 2010). "Actress conquers criticism". The Globe. Point Park University. Retrieved 18 November 2015.

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