Leela is a fictional female Human in the Doctor Who series. The character was portrayed on screen by Louise Jameson. Her allegiance / loyalty is to the Fourth Doctor. Leela was an Amazonian-like companion of the Fourth Doctor. After a short while of travelling with the Doctor, Leela chose to start a life on Gallifrey with one of the Chancellery Guards (called Andred). At the time, K9 (mark 1) was also travelling with the Doctor. K9 chose to stay on Gallifrey to protect Leela.