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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

Actor.

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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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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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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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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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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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Charles Dickens MP (1812 - 1870)

Charles John Huffam Dickens, pen-name "Boz", was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters,...

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Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti MP (1828 - 1882)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti From Wikipaedia (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882) was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William...

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Christina Georgina Rossetti MP (1830 - 1894)

Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is best known for her long poem Goblin ...

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Henry Fitzroy, 12th Duke of Grafton MP

See Wikipedia... Henry Oliver Charles FitzRoy, 12th Duke of Grafton (born 6 April 1978) is an English peer. He inherited the Dukedom of Grafton from his grandfather, the 11th Duke, on 7 April 2011....

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Christopher Fry MP (1907 - 2005)

Christopher Fry (18 December 1907 – 30 June 2005) was an English playwright. He is best known for his verse dramas, notably The Lady's Not for Burning, which made him a major force in theatre ...

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John Nash MP (1752 - 1835)

Looking at the time-line for Nash in Ian Sherfield's book on East Cowes Castle it includes: Born 1752, almost certainly in Lambeth 1758/9 Orphaned age 6 on death of father 1775 married to Jane El...

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Peter George James Jenkins (1934 - 1992)

) Peter George James Jenkins (11 May 1934 – 27 May 1992) was a British journalist and Associate Editor of The Independent. During his career he wrote regular columns for The Guardian, The Sund...

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Dame Clara Butt, DBE MP (1873 - 1936)

Dame Clara Ellen Butt, DBE (1 February 1872 – 23 January 1936), was a world famous contralto. Sometimes she was also called Clara Butt - Rumford after her marriage, was an English contralto with...

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Diana Olivia Winifred Maud Cooper, Viscountess Norwich MP (1892 - 1986)

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Dame Edith Evans, DBE (1888 - 1976)

Dame Edith Evans, DBE "The greatest actress of her times" died yesterday. An appreciation by Michael Billington. DAME EDITH EVANS, who died yesterday at the age of 88, was a great actress. She ha...

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James Blunt MP

James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter and musician, and former army officer, whose debut album, Back to Bedlam and si...

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Jessica Ellen Cornish MP

Jessica Ellen Cornish (born on 27 March 1988), better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English singer-songwriter, currently signed to Island Records. She began her career as a songwriter for art...

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Ringo Starr MP

Better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, the English musician, singer-songwriter, and actor gained worldwide fame as the drummer for The Beatles. When the band formed in 1960, Starr belonged to anot...

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George Harrison MP (1943 - 2001)

George Harrison was an English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer who achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison em...

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John Lennon MP (1940 - 1980)

John Lennon achieved worldwide fame in the 1960s as a singer, songwriter and guitarist in one of the most successful bands of all time - The Beatles . He is credited as being the original and founding ...

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Heather Anne Mills MP

Heather Anne Mills is an English charity campaigner and former model, and the former wife of musician Sir Paul McCartney; during the marriage she was called Heather Mills McCartney. Mills started her...

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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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Nicol Williamson (1936 - 2011)

British actor considered "the greatest since Marlon Brando" by playwright John Osborne.

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Tracey Emin MP

Tracey Karima Emin, CBE, RA This profile is based on the BBC Programme BBC 'Who Do You Think You Are?" Season 8 Programme 10 Tracey Emin is a British artist of English and Turkish Cypriot origin. F...

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Sean Connery MP

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930), better known as Sean Connery, is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowshi...

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Gerard James Butler MP

Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. A trained lawyer, Butler turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productio...

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Michael James Tindall, MBE MP

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Guy Stuart Ritchie MP

Guy Ritchie Guy Ritchie, September 2008 Born Guy Stuart Ritchie 10 September 1968 (1968-09-10) (age 41) Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England Occupation Filmmaker, Screenwriter Years active 19...

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Roger Waters MP

Waters is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer. He was a founding member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd, serving as bassist and co-lead vocalist.

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Virginia Cowles (1910 - 1983)

Virginia Cowles (1910-1983) was an author and journalist. Born in Vermont, USA she became a well-known journalist in the 1930s with her columns appearing on both sides of the Atlantic. Her autobiograph...

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Aidan Merivale Crawley (1908 - 1993)

a British journalist, television executive and editor, and politician. He was a member of both of Britain's major political parties: the Labour Party and Conservative Party, and was elected to the Hous...

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Dame Myra Hess, DBE (1890 - 1965)

British pianist.

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Fred Emney (1900 - 1980)

British character actor and comedian.

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Phyllis Dare (1890 - 1975)

Phyllis was three and a half years younger than her sister, Zena. Both adopted the stage name of ‘Dare’ when they were contracted to appear in an 1899 Christmas pantomime, Babes in the Wo...

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Zena Dare (c.1887 - 1975)

Miss Zena Dare, an English singer and actress, famous for her charming, graceful and vivacious performances in Edwardian musicals and comedies in the first decade of the 20th century. Decades later she...

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Captain Edward John Smith RD, RNR MP (1850 - 1912)

Captain Edward John Smith, RD, RNR From Wikipedia: ) (27 January 1850 – 15 April 1912) was an English naval reserve officer and ship's captain.[1] He was the officer in command of the RMS ...

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Joan Benham (1918 - 1981)

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William Mervyn (1912 - 1976)

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Lionel Charles Jeffries (1926 - 2010)

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Richard Hearne, OBE (1908 - 1979)

Hearne was an English actor, comedian, producer and writer. He was famous for his stage and television character "Mr Pastry"

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Bear Grylls MP

Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls (born 7 June 1974) is an English adventurer, writer and television presenter. He is best known for his television series Man vs. Wild, known as Born Survivor in the United ...

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Roy Mitchell Kinnear (1934 - 1988)

British actor.

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James D'Arcy (1975 - d.)

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Martin Louis Amis MP

Martin Louis Amis (25 August 1949) is a British novelist. His best-known novels are Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He was the Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at the ...

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Elizabeth Jane Howard, CBE (1923 - 2014)

Elizabeth Jane Howard was an English novelist. She was previously an actress and a model. In 1951 she won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for her first novel, The Beautiful Visit. Six further novels foll...

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Isabella Beeton (Mayson) known as "Mrs Beeton" MP (1836 - 1865)

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Madhur Jaffrey MP

Madhur Jaffrey (Punjabi: ਮਧੁਰ ਜਾਫ਼ਰੀ, Hindi: मधुर जाफ़री madh...

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Gary Rhodes, OBE MP

Gary Rhodes OBE From WIkipedia: [1] (born 22 April 1960) is an English restaurateur, cookery writer, and chef, known for his love of British cuisine and distinctive spiked hair style (which has s...

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Sir Jimmy Savile MP (1926 - 2011)

Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile, OBE, KCSG From Wikipedia: (31 October 1926 – 29 October 2011) was an English disc jockey, television presenter and media personality, best known for his BB...

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Michael Andrew Caines, MBE MP

Michael Andrew Caines, MBE From Wikipedia: (born 1969) is an English chef, born in Exeter, Devon. He is currently head chef of Gidleigh Park in Devon, the Royal Clarence in Exeter, and developi...

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Sir James Matthew Barrie, OM, LLD MP (1860 - 1937)

Scottish author and dramatist J. M. Barrie is best remembered today for writing Peter Pan (1904), or The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up . The son of Scottish weavers, he moved to London to pursue his inte...

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Arthur Askey, CBE MP (1900 - 1982)

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Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof MP (1989 - 2014)

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Roderick David Stewart MP

Roderick David "Rod" Stewart , CBE ( born 10 January 1945 ) is a British singer-songwriter and musician, born and raised in North London, England and currently residing in Epping. He is of Scottish and...

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Paula Yates (1959 - 2000)

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Hughie Green (1920 - 1997)

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Mona Lee Washbourne (1903 - 1988)

English actress of stage and screen.

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David Markham (1913 - 1983)

English actor.

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Delia Smith, C.B.E. MP

Delia Smith CBE From Wikipedia: (born 18 June 1941) is an English cook and television presenter, known for teaching basic cookery skills. She is the UK's best-selling cookery author, with more th...

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Sir John Tenniel (1820 - 1914)

Member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours; joined staff of Punch (1851); retired (1901); created Knight (1893); Illustrated 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Alice Through the Looking-Glass' &c.

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Naunton Wayne (1901 - 1970)

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Stringer Davis (1898 - 1973)

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Kieron Moore (1924 - 2007)

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Beatrice Campbell (1922 - 1979)

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Nigel Patrick (1912 - 1981)

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Dorothy Turner (b. - 1969)

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