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Anthony Kimmins (1901 - 1964)

CAPT. ANTHONY KIMMINS PLAYS AND FILMS Captain Anthony Kimmins, O.B.E., who died on Tuesday at the age of 62 after a long illness at his home in Sussex, will be remembered affectionately by those wh...

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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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Jacob Thomas Grien (b. - 1935)

Mr. J.T. Grein, Consul-General for Liberia in London since 1925, and a well-known dramatic critic, died at his London home on Saturday night, aged 72. He had been in failing health for some time, but h...

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Michael Arlen (1895 - 1956)

Mr. Michael Arlen, a novelist and short-story writer, who enjoyed a great vogue in the 1920s, died on Saturday night in New York at the age of 60, after a long illness, reports Reuter. Those who were...

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Sandy Powell, MBE (1900 - 1982)

Mr Sandy Powell, MBE, an old-time music hall comedian, who made a name for himself from the 1920s onwards as a radio star, died on June 26. He was 82. Born on January 20, 1900, in Rotherham, Yorkshir...

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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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Leo G. Carroll (1892 - 1972)

Leo G. Carroll, the British-born actor who played spymaster Mr Waverley in 'The Man from UNCLE' television series, has died at the age of 80. Carroll, whose career began on the stage in London, achie...

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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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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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Ray Ellington (1915 - 1985)

Ray Ellington, the ebullient dance band leader who became nationally known in the 1950s through his contributions to _The Goon Show_, has died of cancer at the age of 69. A big, genial man, he was bo...

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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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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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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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Henry William Williamson (1895 - 1977)

MR HENRY WILLIAMSON Creator of 'Tarka the Otter' Mr Henry Williamson, the novelist and writer of nature stories, died on August 13. He was 81. He achieved eminence as a writer as long ago as 1928...

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Martin Alan Feldman MP (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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Marc Bolan (1947 - 1977)

A correspondent writes: Marc Bolan was one of pop music's most enigmatic figures and had reached a critical point in his career. After shrewdly adapting his early folk style to the needs of "heavy meta...

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Jon Douglas Lord MP (1941 - 2012)

Jonathan Douglas "Jon" Lord From Wikipedia- (9 June 1941 – 16 July 2012) was an English composer, pianist and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock and classica...

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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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Seal MP

He is an English soul and R&B singer-songwriter, of Nigerian and Brazilian background. His name Olusegun means "God is victorious". Seal is known for his numerous international hits. He is married to G...

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Ernie Wise, OBE (1925 - 1999)

Leeds-born comedian, partner of Eric Morecambe.

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Eric Morecambe, OBE MP (1926 - 1984)

Eric Morecambe From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born John Eric Bartholomew 14 May 1926(1926-05-14) Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK Died 28 May 1984(1984-05-28) (aged 58) Cheltenham, Glouces...

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Britt Ekland MP

England

Britt-Marie Ekland (born 6 October 1942) is a Swedish actress long resident in the United Kingdom. She is best known for her roles as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun, and in the British cult...

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Sir Gerald David Nunes Nabarro MP (1913 - 1973)

Sir Gerald David Nunes Nabarro (29 June 1913 – 18 November 1973) was a British businessman and latterly Conservative Party politician of the 1950s and 1960s. Nabarro was born in Willesden Gree...

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David Suchet, CBE MP

David Suchet , CBE (born 2 May 1946) is an English actor, known for his work on British television. He played Edward Teller in the TV miniseries Oppenheimer and for his RTS- and BPG award-winning perfo...

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John Suchet MP

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Julia Kathleen McKenzie (1941 - d.)

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Max Miller MP (1894 - 1963)

Thomas Henry Sargent (21 November 1894 – 7 May 1963), better known by the stage name Max Miller – the Cheeky Chappie - was a British front-cloth comedian who was top of the bill in variet...

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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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Gabriella Wilde (1989 - d.)

Wilde began her career as a model. Spotted at age 14 by Naomi Campbell, he joined her agency Premier Model Management and appeared in campaigns for companies including L.K.Bennett, Lacoste, Abercrombie...

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Damian Aspinall MP

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John Geoffrey Tristram Lawrence, 2nd Baron Oaksey, OBE (1929 - 2012)

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<private> Biddlecombe (Knight)

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Laurence David Penry-Jones (1977 - d.)

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Catherine Victoria Aitken MP

Catherine Victoria Lockwood was born in 1964. She is the daughter of John Lockwood. She married, firstly, Charles Edward Maurice Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, son of Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spence...

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Virginia Maskell (b. - 1968)

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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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Enid Bagnold, CBE (1889 - 1981)

Enid Bagnold was a British author and playwright, best known for the 1935 story National Velvet which was made into a film in 1944 starring Elizabeth Taylor.

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Alan Browning (1926 - 1979)

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Fulke Thomas Tyndall Walwyn (1910 - 1991)

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Honeysuckle Susan Weeks (1979 - d.)

British actress.

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Mary Quant MP

Mary Quant OBE, FCSD is a fashion designer and British fashion icon. Born in England to Welsh parents on 11 February 1934, she became an instrumental figure in the 1960s London-based Mod and youth fa...

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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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Ina Florence Bell (1903 - 1989)

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

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Rupert Penry Jones MP

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Shirley Ann Field (1938 - d.)

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John Victor Aspinall (1926 - 2000)

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Piers Raymond Courage (1942 - 1970)

Piers Raymond Courage (27 May 1942, Colchester, England – 21 June 1970, Zandvoort, Netherlands) was a racing driver from England. He participated in 29 World Championship Formula One Grands Pr...

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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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Nora Kerin (1881 - 1970)

English actress.

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Hilda Hanbury (deceased)

English actress (music hall etc)

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Lily Hanbury (1874 - 1908)

English actress.

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Noel Thomas David Gallagher MP

Noel Thomas David Gallagher (born 29 May 1967) is an English musician and songwriter-singer, formerly the lead guitarist, lead and backing vocalist and principal songwriter of the rock band Oasis. He i...

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Andy Gibb MP (1958 - 1988)

Andy Gibb (5 March 1958 – 10 March 1988) was an English singer and teen idol, and the youngest brother of the Bee Gees: Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb.

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Wentworth Earl Miller, III MP

In the series Prison Break Wentworth plays the role of Michael Scofield, a character helping his brother, Lincoln Burrows, escape death row after being found guilty of a crime he did not commit. He sta...

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<private> Ormerod

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<private> Branson (Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe)

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Emily Olivia L. Blunt MP

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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Mollie King (1987 - d.)

Mollie King is an English singer-songwriter. She is best known for being a member of girl group The Saturdays. In the band, King has successfully enjoyed ten top-ten and five top-five singles on the UK...

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Suzanne Grace Dormer (1982 - d.)

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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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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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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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Hon. William Douglas-Home MP (1912 - 1992)

William Douglas Home (3 June 1912, Edinburgh – 28 September 1992, Winchester) was court-martialled in World War II for his refusal to obey orders as a British Army officer and later became a suc...

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Frederick Albert-Theodor Delius MP (1862 - 1934)

From: Frederick Delius was born in Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the north of England. His parents were German: Julius and Elise Pauline Delius had moved from Bielefeld, Germany to Brit...

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<private> Ward (Hayes)

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Faith Brook (1922 - 2012)

British actress of stage and screen.

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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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Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston MP

Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston (born 15 July 1940) is a British professor, medical doctor, scientist, television presenter and politician. His notable television documentaries include T...

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<private> Aitken

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Jack Davenport (1973 - d.)

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Nigel Davenport (1928 - 2013)

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Maria Penelope Katharine Aitken (1945 - d.)

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<private> Kemp

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<private> Brooks (Wade)

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Reginald Tindal Henry Bosanquet (1932 - 1984)

Bosanquet was on the staff of ITN from its earliest days, initially as a sub-editor. He later reported from many parts of the world and was the diplomatic correspondent for four years. He briefly becam...

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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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