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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 (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 Casson, MC (b. - 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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Harry

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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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James

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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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Melanie

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Rufus

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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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Cathryn

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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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Lily

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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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David

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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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Nigel Davenport (1928 - 2013)

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Jack Davenport (1973 - d.)

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Clive Brook (1887 - 1974)

British actor. One of his best remembered appearances was playing opposite Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express (1932). He played Sherlock Holmes three times: The Return of Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock...

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Faith Brook (1922 - 2012)

British actress of stage and screen.

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Richard Crispin Armitage MP

Richard Crispin Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English actor famous for his roles as John Thornton in North and South, Guy of Gisborne in Robin Hood, and Lucas North in Spooks. He is currently ca...

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Sir Ian Holm MP

Sir Ian Holm, CBE (born 12 September 1931) is an English actor known for his stage work and for many film roles. He received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in ...

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Luke Evans MP

Luke Evans (born April 15, 1979) is a Welsh theatre and film actor. He is known to theatregoers for his stage roles in Rent, Miss Saigon, Small Change and Piaf, and to filmgoers for his roles in Immort...

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Suzanne Grace Dormer (1982 - d.)

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Emily Olivia L. Blunt (1983 - d.)

English actress best known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), and The Adjustment Bureau (2011). She has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, two London...

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Lily Hanbury (1874 - 1908)

English actress.

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Hilda Hanbury (deceased)

English actress (music hall etc)

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Nora Kerin (1881 - 1970)

English actress.

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Julie Emilie Terry (1868 - 1957)

English romantic actress. Born in London, Julia was the daughter of Alexander Ritchie Neilson, a silversmith and jeweler, and Emily Davis, and was a cousin of three other well-known actresses of the Da...

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Shirley Ann Field (1938 - d.)

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Rupert Penry Jones (1970 - d.)

Actor.

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Angela M.L. Thorne (1939 - d.)

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Dervla Kirwan MP

Dervla Kirwan Dervla Kirwan (24 October 1971) is an Irish actress famous for roles in British television shows such as Ballykissangel and Goodnight Sweetheart. She also appeared in the Doctor Who Chr...

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Ina Florence Bell (1903 - 1989)

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Dominic Gerard Fe West (1969 - d.)

Dominic Gerard Fe West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor best known for his role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO drama series The Wire. Career Film and TV West made his debut in 1991 i...

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Honeysuckle Susan Weeks (1979 - d.)

British actress.

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Alan Browning (1926 - 1979)

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Sir Rex Harrison MP (1908 - 1990)

Sir Reginald Carey "Rex" Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990) was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards. Youth and stage career Harri...

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Virginia Maskell (b. - 1968)

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Laurence David Penry-Jones (1977 - d.)

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Basil M. Dignam (1905 - 1979)

Basil Dignam, a native of Sheffield, acted on film and television between 1951 and 1975. He often appeared as an authority figure, such as a police officer, army general or peer.

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Julia Kathleen McKenzie (1941 - d.)

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Tom Baker MP

East Sussex, UK

Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker (born 20 January 1934) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction television series Doctor Who , which ...

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Martin Alan Feldman (1934 - 1982)

Marty Feldman, the writer and comedian, died in Mexico City on December 2 at the age of 49. He was on location with a film company. Feldman, who was born in Canning Town, East London, of a poor Jewis...

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Dame Lilian Braithwaite, DBE (1873 - 1948)

DAME LILIAN BRAITHWAITE: INTERPRETER OF COMEDY Dame Lilian Braithwaite, the well-known actress, died yesterday at her home in London. She had been ill for some days and had had to cancel a tour she...

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Joyce Carey (1898 - 1993)

JOYCE CAREY JOYCE CAREY, who has died aged 94, was one of Britain's most reliable and sought-after actresses. She possessed, on the one hand, a natural grace and dignity for women of high degree an...

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Eric Blore (1887 - 1959)

Mr. Eric Blore, the English stage and film actor, died in Hollywod on Sunday at the age of 71. He was born in London on December 23, 1887, and at first took up insurance as a career, but he later bec...

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Felix Aylmer (1889 - 1979)

SIR FELIX AYLMER (Sir Felix Edward Aylmer-Jones), who has died aged 90, in private life looked very little like an eminent actor. Eminent certainly; he had a great air of distinction. But an eminent st...

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Arthur Haynes (1914 - 1966)

Mr. Arthur Haynes, who died on Saturday at the age of 52, was a comedian whose success was due rather to the native drollery of his personality than to the undoubted skill with which he worked. The son...

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Arthur Lucan (b. - 1954)

Mr. Arthur Towle, known professionally as Arthur Lucan, whose death at the age of 67 was briefly reported in our later editions yesterday, for long delighted large audiences, particularly in Yorkshire ...

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Nigel Hector Munro Stock (1919 - 1986)

Nigel Stock, a character actor familiar for many roles in the theatre and cinema, and on television, has died at the age of 66. A thoroughly reliable player who lent distinction to every aspect of th...

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Dame Anna Neagle, DBE (1904 - 1986)

DAME ANNA NEAGLE Actress in the polished English tradition Dame Anna Neagle, the actress, who died yesterday at the age of 81, was a star who retained the common touch. She played heroines of music...

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Victoria Dawn Addams (1930 - 1985)

Dawn Addams, the film actress, died on May 7 at the age of 54, after a long battle against cancer. The highlight of a career which declined after a promising start was to be chosen by Charles Chaplin...

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Ann Todd (1909 - 1993)

Ann Todd, British film star, died yesterday aged 84. She was born in Cheshire on January 24, 1909. AN ACTRESS of modest range but undeniable presence, with her blonde hair, high cheekbones and deep-s...

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Kay Walsh (1911 - 2005)

Kay Walsh, actress, began her career as a dancer in West End music halls, making her film debut in How's Chances? (1934) in a small part, and had a larger role in another 1934 film, Get Your Man. She c...

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Sylvia Grey (1865 - 1958)

THE death yesterday of Miss Sylvia Grey, who would have been 93 on May 18, severs perhaps the last remaining link with the Gaiety Theatre in the great days of John Hollingshead, George Edwardes, and Ne...

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Charlie Chaplin MP (1889 - 1977)

One of the most creative and influential personalities of the silent-film era and one of the great icons of 20th-century film, Charlie Chaplin used mime, slapstick and other visual comedy routines, and...

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Ian Hendry (1931 - 1984)

Ian Hendry, who died in the Royal Free Hospital, London, on December 24 at the age of 53, was an actor who specialized in virile, aggresive roles, in films of which he had made a substantial number, an...

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Norman Evans (1901 - 1962)

Mr. Norman Evans, the Lancashire comedian, died yesterday in hospital at Blackpool. He was 61. He began working in a mill when he was 14 and later became a commercial traveller for a textile firm. La...

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