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Frith Frederick Harold Banbury (deceased)

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Basil Rathbone (1892 - 1967)

Philip St. John Basil Rathbone, MC (13 June 1892 – 21 July 1967) was a South African-born English actor. He rose to prominence in the UK as a Shakespearean stage actor and went on to appear in...

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Isabel Jeans (1891 - 1985)

Isabel Jeans (16 September 1891 – 4 September 1985) was an English stage and film actress known for her roles in several Alfred Hitchcock films, among others. Links IMDB - Isabel Jeans Wik...

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Ella Annesley Voysey (1903 - d.)

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Robert Donat (1905 - 1958)

Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 1905 – 9 June 1958) was an English film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps and in Goodbye, Mr. Chips for which ...

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Renée Asherson (1915 - 2014)

Renée Asherson (19 May 1915 – 30 October 2014) was an English actress of stage, film and television. Much of Asherson's theatrical career was spent in Shakespearean plays, appearing at ...

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Adrianne Whitney (1907 - 1993)

Allen was married to Raymond Massey from 1929 to 1939. The Masseys were great friends with William and Dorothy Whitney, who were divorced in the late 1930s. William was an International lawyer, and Adr...

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Lily Asche (1876 - 1953)

Wikipedia contributors. " Lily Brayton ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Jeremy Sinden (1950 - 1996)

British actor ~ son of Sir Donald Sinden

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Sir Donald Alfred Sinden, CBE (1923 - 2014)

British actor of stage and screen.

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Diana Sinden (1927 - 2004)

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<private> Pickles

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Wilfred Pickles, OBE (1904 - 1978)

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Martin Shaw MP

Norfolk, England

Martin Sahw - noted for his versatility as an actor. He has starred in over 100 TV roles TV career 1967 with ITV Play of the Week: Love on the Dole 1977 The Professionals His theatrical c...

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Helena Pickard (1900 - 1959)

Helena Pickard (13 October 1900 – 27 September 1959) was a British stage, film and television actress. Pickard was a prominent character actress in West End plays such as When We Are Married and...

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Sir Cedric Hardwicke (1893 - 1964)

Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke (19 February 1893 – 6 August 1964) was an English stage and film actor whose career spanned nearly fifty years. His theatre work included notable performances in...

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Edmund Gwenn (1877 - 1959)

Edmund Gwenn (26 September 1877– 6 September 1959) was an English actor. On film he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, for which h...

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Minnie Terry (1882 - 1964)

Minnie Terry (1 January 1882 – 1964) was the elder daughter of Charles Terry born in Bordeaux, France. She was a celebrated child actress, receiving praise from The Times for her performance in ...

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Connie Gilchrist, Countess of Orkney (1865 - 1946)

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John Merivale (1917 - 1990)

John Herman Merivale (1 December 1917 – 6 February 1990), also known as Jack Merivale, was a Canadian-born British theatre actor, and occasional supporting player in British films.

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Mrs. Henry Leigh (1825 - 1915)

Mrs. Henry Leigh was the original Diana in Gilbert and Sullivan's first collaboration, Thespis (1871).

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W. H. Denny (1853 - 1915)

W. H. Denny (22 October 1853 – 31 August 1915) was an English singer and actor best remembered for his portrayal of baritone roles in the Savoy operas.

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Jane Seymour MP

Malibu, Los Angeles, Califorina, USA

Originally a ballet dancer, Seymour made a small splash as Roger Moore's virginal tarot-telling girlfriend in the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die. Afterwards she built a career as a soft-focus ro...

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Constance Smith (1928 - 2003)

Constance Smith (22 January 1928 – 30 June 2003) was an Irish film actress, and contract player of 20th Century Fox in the 1950s.

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Bryan Forbes (1926 - 2013)

Bryan Forbes, CBE (/fɔrbz/; 22 July 1926 – 8 May 2013) was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist, described as a "Renaissance man" and "one of the mo...

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Jude Law MP

Plagued with being called a heartthrob and a Golden Boy, British actor Jude Law managed to develop into a respected actor known for tackling challenging and often flawed characters. Though he struggled...

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Dame Sybil Thorndike, CH, DBE (1882 - 1976)

Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike CH DBE born 24 October 1882 died 9 June 1976 She was a British actress. This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Ber...

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Christopher Casson (1912 - 1996)

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Ann Casson (1915 - 1990)

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Helen Maude Tree (1858 - 1937)

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Jessie Eliza Bateman (1877 - 1940)

Her biography can be found at the website "Stage Beauty", webmaster Don Gillan. Jessie Eliza Bateman (2 August 1877 – 14 November 1940) was an English stage actress. Bateman began her career...

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Eva Carrington (1887 - 1979)

Eva Carrington ( Born Evelyn Victoria Anne Chandler in 1887 in London, England, died 1979) was an actress, model and sometime peeress. Modelling career Eva was a model for the artist James Whistl...

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Angela Baddeley (1904 - 1976)

Angela Baddeley, CBE (4 July 1904 – 22 February 1976) was an English stage and television actress, best-remembered for her role as "Mrs. Bridges" in the period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. Her ...

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Hermione Baddeley MP (1906 - 1986)

HERMIONE BADDELEY Mistress of revue who never lost talent for straight acting Hermione Baddeley, actress, who died on August 19 at the age of 79, began her career as a girl of precocious dramat...

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Jane Downs (1935 - d.)

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Juno Alexander (1925 - 2014)

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Terence Joseph Alexander (1923 - 2009)

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Dora Bryan, OBE (1923 - 2014)

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Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough MP (1923 - 2014)

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough ( /ˈætənbərə/), CBE (born 29 August 1923) is an English actor, film director and producer and entrepreneur. He is th...

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Gary Oldman MP

He is an English actor and filmmaker, well-known to audiences for his portrayals of dark and morally ambiguous characters in films such as State of Grace, True Romance, Léon, The Fifth Element, ...

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Alexandra Bastedo MP (1946 - d.)

English actress.

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Alan Napier (1903 - 1988)

Alan William Napier-Clavering (7 January 1903 – 8 August 1988) was an English actor. After a decade in West End theatres, he had a long film career first in Britain and then in Hollywood. But ...

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Damian Watcyn Lewis, OBE MP

Damian Watcyn Lewis (born 11 February 1971) is a British actor and producer. His acting roles include Soames Forsyte in the ITV remake of The Forsyte Saga, Detective Charlie Crews in the NBC drama Li...

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Sir Daniel Day-Lewis MP

Ireland

He is an English actor with British and Irish citizenship. He is known as one of the most selective actors in the film industry, having starred in only five films since 1997, with as many as five years...

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Florence Desmond (1905 - 1993)

British actress.

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Thomas Apthorpe Cooper (1775 - 1849)

Thomas Apthorpe Cooper (b. London, England, 1776; d. Bristol, Pennsylvania, 21 April 1849) was an actor. He received a good education, and, on the death of his father, was adopted by Thomas Holcroft an...

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Michael Charles Gauntlet Wilding (1912 - 1979)

Michael Wilding was an English actor. Born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, Wilding was a successful commercial artist when he joined the art department of a London movie studio in 1933. He soon embark...

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Laurence Harvey (1929 - 1973)

THE film star Laurence Harvey, who played Joe Lampton in the film "Room at the Top", has died at his Hampstead, London home. Mr. Harvey, 45, had been ill with cancer for about 18 months and in May ha...

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Margaret Leighton, CBE (1922 - 1976)

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Dorothy Dickson (1893 - 1995)

Kansas~born star of musical comedy who lived to be 102.

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Dorothy Wardell Quayle (1914 - 1996)

American~born film and stage actress.

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Athene Seyler, CBE (1889 - 1990)

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Nicholas Hannen, OBE (1881 - 1972)

English actor.

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Hermione Hannen (1913 - 1983)

Popular English theatre and film actress.

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Sir Anthony Quayle, CBE MP (1913 - 1989)

British actor of stage and screen

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Sir Roger Moore MP

Sir Roger George Moore KBE (born 14 October 1927), is an English actor and film producer, perhaps best known for portraying British secret agent James Bond in seven films from 1973 to 1985. He also por...

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Joyce Irene Grenfell MP (1910 - 1979)

Joyce Irene Grenfell , OBE (née Phipps; 10 February 1910 – 30 November 1979) was an English actress, comedienne, monologist[1] and singer-songwriter. Early life Born in London, Joyce ...

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Robert Newton (1905 - 1956)

Mr. Robert Newton, who died at Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday at the age of 50, as briefly reported in our later editions yesterday, was an actor of force and power, to which for some reason he w...

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Sir John Clements, CBE (1910 - 1988)

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Sir Lewis Thomas Casson, MC MP (1875 - 1969)

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Sir Stanley Baker (1928 - 1976)

Sir Stanley Baker, the Welsh actor and producer, who was knighted only weeks ago in Sir Harold Wilson's resignation honours, died in Spain on June 28 at the age of 48. The son of a mining fam...

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Sir Norman Wisdom (1915 - 2010)

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Sir Alan Bates, CBE (1934 - 2003)

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Sir Tom Courtenay MP (1937 - d.)

Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay (/ˈkɔrtni/; born 25 February 1937) is an English actor who came to prominence in the early 1960s with a succession of films including The Loneliness of...

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Sir Robert Stephens MP (1931 - 1995)

Sir Robert Graham Stephens From Wikipedia (14 July 1931 – 12 November 1995) was a leading English actor in the early years of England's Royal National Theatre. He was one of the most respe...

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Sir Henry Irving MP (1838 - 1905)

The actor. The first actor to be knighted. D.Litt. Dublin; D.Litt. Cambridge; LL.D Glasgow; born at Keinton, near Glastonbury; educated at Dr Pinches', George Yard, Lombard Street. Enterered the dramat...

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Sam West MP

Samuel Alexander Joseph West, also known as Sam West (born 19 June 1966) is an English actor and director. He is perhaps best known for his role in the film Howards End and his work on stage (includi...

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Prunella Scales, CBE MP

References and Sources

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Ian McShane MP

Los Angeles County, California, United States

Ian David McShane (born 29 September 1942) is an English actor, director, producer and voice artist. From iMdb From a lawless saloon owner to the sexiest of beastly British mobsters, award-winnin...

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Michael Flanders OBE (1922 - 1975)

Michael Henry Flanders OBE (1 March 1922 – 14 April 1975) was an English actor, broadcaster, and writer and performer of comic songs. He is best known for his stage partnership with Donald Swa...

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Ellen Lawless Ternan (1839 - 1914)

Ellen Lawless Ternan (3 March 1839 – 25 April 1914), also known as Nelly Ternan or Nelly Robinson, was an English actress who is mainly known as the mistress of Charles Dickens. Life Ellen...

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Teresa Moore (b. - 2005)

Actress.

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Arthur Bourchier (1863 - 1927)

Arthur Bourchier (22 June 1863 – 14 September 1927) was an English actor and theatre manager. He married and later divorced the actress Violet Vanbrugh. Bourchier was noted for roles both in...

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Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1852 - 1917)

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John Ward (1704 - 1773)

John Ward (24 June 1704 – 30 October 1773) was an English actor and theatre manager. The founder of the Warwickshire Company of Comedians – a Birmingham-based theatre company who toured t...

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Roger Kemble MP (1722 - 1802)

Roger Kemble (March 1, 1721– December 6, 1802) was an English theatre manager, strolling player and actor. In 1753, he married actress Sarah "Sally" Ward (1735–1807) at Cirencester, Glouc...

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Noel John Christopher Harrison MP (1934 - 2013)

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Terence Brady (1939 - d.)

London~born actor and writer.

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Jamie Campbell Bower (1988 - d.)

Jamie Campbell Bower is an English actor, singer and former model. Bower is best known for his role as Anthony Hope in Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, his role as Caius in ...

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Mary Ure (1933 - 1975)

MISS MARY URE A developing acting talent Mary Ure, who died yesterday, aged 42, immediately after her return on Wednesday to the London stage in "The Exorcism", will first be remembered as the orig...

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Rose Leslie MP

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Max Irons MP

Irons is an English film actor and model. He is perhaps most noted for his roles in Red Riding Hood and The White Queen.

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Peg Entwistle (1908 - c.1932)

Millicent Lilian "Peg" Entwistle (5 February 1908 – c. 16 September 1932) was a Welsh-born English stage and screen actress. Entwistle began her stage career in 1925, appearing in several Br...

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Dame Celia Johnson (1908 - 1982)

Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson DBE (18 December 1908 – 25 April 1982) was an English actress. She began her stage acting career in 1928, and subsequently achieved success in West End and Broad...

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Lucy Fleming (1947 - d.)

Eve Lucinda Fleming (born 15 May 1947) is a British actress using the stage name 'Lucy Fleming'. She is the daughter of the actress Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson and writer Lt-Col Robert Peter Flemi...

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Simon Williams MP

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Belinda Carroll (1945 - d.)

British actress of stage & screen.

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Kate O'Mara MP (1944 - 2014)

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Rachael Stirling MP

Rachael Atlanta Stirling (born 30 May 1977) is an English stage, film and television actress. She is a two-time Olivier nominee for her stage work, but is best known for her performance as Nancy Astl...

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William Hartnell MP (1908 - 1975)

William was an English actor. Hartnell is most well-known for his role as the first incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, from 1963 to 1966.

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Sam John Troughton (1977 - d.)

Sam Troughton is an acclaimed Shakespearean actor who was nominated for an award while with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also starred in the horror films Spirit Trap (with Billie Piper) and Al...

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Patrick George Troughton MP (1920 - 1987)

Troughton was an English actor most widely known for his roles in fantasy, science fiction and horror films, particularly in his role as the second incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running British...

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Sean C.R. Pertwee MP

British actor of stage and screen

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Jean Marsh (1934 - d.)

Marsh is an English actress, occasional screenwriter, and co-creator of the television series Upstairs, Downstairs and The House of Eliott.

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Roland Pertwee (1885 - 1963)

English playwright, film and television screenwriter, director and actor.

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Jon Pertwee MP (1919 - 1996)

John Devon Roland "Jon" Pertwee (7 July 1919 – 20 May 1996) was an English actor. Pertwee is remembered for his 18-year stint on BBC Radio as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee in The Navy Lark , as th...

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Dame Margaret Rutherford, DBE (1892 - 1972)

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Celia Diana Savile Imrie (1952 - d.)

Celia Diana Savile Imrie (born 15 July 1952) is an English actress. In a career starting in the early 1970s, Imrie has played Marianne Bellshade in Bergerac, Philippa Moorcroft in Dinnerladies, Miss ...

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Maria Penelope Katharine Aitken (1945 - d.)

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