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Nigel Patrick (1912 - 1981)

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Dorothy Turner (b. - 1969)

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Billy Connolly MP

William "Billy" Connolly, Jr., CBE (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. He is sometimes known, especially in his native Scotland, by the nickname The Big Yin (...

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Fanny Cradock MP (1909 - 1994)

Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey From Wikipedia: (26 February 1909 – 27 December 1994), better known as Fanny Cradock, was an English restaurant critic, television cook and writer who mostly wor...

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Eleanor A Summerfield (1921 - 2001)

Eleanor Summerfield Known for her small yet earthy Brit portrayals on film, Eleanor Summerfield was born in London on March 7, 1921, initially trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (1937). The...

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Robin Sachs (1951 - 2013)

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Leonard Sachs (1909 - 1990)

Leonard Meyer Sachs Sachs was born in South Africa in the town of Roodepoort, Transvaal (now Gauteng). He had many television and film roles from the 1930s to the 1980s, including Mowbray in the 1950...

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Beryl Elizabeth Reid (1919 - 1996)

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Dora Bryan, OBE (1923 - 2014)

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Irene Handl (1901 - 1987)

Irene Handl Irene was born in Maida Vale, London, the daughter of an Austrian banker father and French mother. She took to acting at the relatively advanced age of 36, and studied at the acting schoo...

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Sir Alan Bates, CBE (1934 - 2003)

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Albert Finney (1936 - d.)

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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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Nigel Bruce (1895 - 1953)

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Dame Barbara Hepworth, DBE MP (1903 - 1975)

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Philip Burne-Jones MP (1861 - 1926)

Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Baronet From Wikipedia: (1861–1926) was the first child of the British Pre-Raphaelite artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones. He became a well-known painter in his own r...

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Edward Coley Burne-Jones MP (1833 - 1898)

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet From Wikipedia: (28 August 1833 – 17 June 1898) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite mo...

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Georgiana (Georgie) Burne-Jones MP (1840 - 1920)

MacDonald sisters From Wikipedia: were four British sisters, notable for their marriages to well-known people of the Victorian era. Alice, Georgiana, Agnes and Louisa were four of the seven daughte...

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Alfred Baldwin MP (deceased)

Alfred Baldwin From Wikipedia: ) (4 June 1841 – 13 February 1908) was an English businessman and Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP). He was the father of Stanley Baldwin, the Con...

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Louisa Baldwin MP (1824 - 1925)

MacDonald sisters From Wikipedia: were four British sisters, notable for their marriages to well-known people of the Victorian era. Alice, Georgiana, Agnes and Louisa were four of the seven daugh...

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Alice Kipling MP (1837 - 1910)

Mother of the famed Rudyard Kipling but a character in her own right. One of the MacDonald Sisters.

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Agnes Poynter MP (1843 - 1906)

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Jennifer Mary Paterson MP (1928 - 1999)

Jennifer Mary Paterson From Wikipedia: (3 April 1928 – 10 August 1999) was a British celebrity chef, actress and television personality who appeared on the television programme Two Fat Lad...

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Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmerelda Dickson Wright MP (1947 - 2014)

Clarissa Dickson Wright (Cousin of comedian Alexander Armstrong) From Wikipedia: (born 28 June 1947) is an English celebrity chef, television personality, businesswoman and formerly a barrister...

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Patsy Kensit MP

Patricia Jude Francis "Patsy" Kensit (born 4 March 1968) is an English actress, singer, model and former child star, known for her television and film appearances. Her films include Lethal Weapon 2 and...

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Liam Gallagher MP

William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher (born 21 September 1972) is an English musician and singer-songwriter, formerly the frontman of rock band Oasis and currently of the band Beady Eye. Gallagher's errat...

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Penelope Keith, CBE, DL MP

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James Martin MP

James Martin (born 30 June 1972 in Malton, North Yorkshire), is an English cook who first appeared on television in 1996. Television career He first started to appear on television in 1996 with v...

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Graham David Fellows MP

Graham David Fellows From Wikipedia: (born 22 May 1959, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)[1] is an English comedy actor and musician, best known for creating the characters of John Shuttleworth and ...

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Ainsley Harriott MP

Ainsley Harriott From Wikipedia: (born 28 February 1957) is a British celebrity chef and television presenter. Career Early career Trained at Westminster College of Catering, Ainsley obtain...

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Tommy Cooper (1921 - 1984)

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Sir Norman Wisdom (1915 - 2010)

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Robertson Hare, OBE (1891 - 1979)

ROBERTSON HARE - _Bunny_ Hare as he was so long to so many - died yesterday, aged 87. All those who have enough humility to imagine themselves at the wrong end of a raw deal, have a feeling of sympat...

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Dick Emery (1915 - 1983)

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Vivien Leigh (1913 - 1967)

Vivian Mary Hartley, know professionally as Vivien Leigh, was an English actress who won two Best Actress Academy Awards for playing "southern belles": Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and ...

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Henry Vernon Esmond (1869 - 1922)

Jack Esmond, known professionally as Henry Vernon Esmond, was an English actor and playwright. Esmond began his career as an actor in London in 1889 where he had several successes in comedies. He began...

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Eva Esmond (1870 - 1955)

Eva Moore was an English actress. Moore was born and educated in Brighton. In 1891 she married the actor Henry V. Esmond. They had two children, Jack and Jill (the actress Jill Esmond, first wife of La...

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Jill Esmond Moore (1908 - 1990)

Jill Esmond Moore, known professionally as Jill Esmond, was an English actress and first wife of British actor Laurence Olivier. Esmond was born in London, the daughter of stage actors Henry V. Esmon...

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Sir Laurence Olivier MP (1907 - 1989)

Laurence Olivier -- Sir Laurence after 1947, Lord Laurence after 1970 -- has been variously lauded as the greatest Shakespearean interpreter of the 20th century, the greatest classical actor of the era...

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Sir John Clements, CBE (1910 - 1988)

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Kay Hammond (1909 - 1980)

Miss Kay Hammond (Lady Clements) who died yesterday at the age of 71, had shown promise in comedy parts from the beginning of her career in the theatre, and having established herself as a leading actr...

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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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John Standing MP

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David Niven MP (1910 - 1983)

James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 - 29 July 1983), known professionally as David Niven, was an English actor and novelist, popular both in Europe and the US. He is perhaps best known for his rol...

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Sir Terence Rattigan MP (1911 - 1977)

Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan CBE (10 June 1911 – 30 November 1977) was one of England's most popular 20th-century dramatists. His plays are generally set in an upper-middle-class background. He...

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Joan Hickson, OBE (1906 - 1998)

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Graham Greene MP (1904 - 1991)

Greene, (Henry) Graham (1904–1991), author, was born on 2 October 1904 at St John's, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the fourth of six children of Charles Henry Greene (1865–1942), teacher,...

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Roald Dahl MP (1916 - 1990)

Roald Dahl (13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, fighter ace and screenwriter of Norwegian parentage.Born in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, to Norwegian p...

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Patricia Quinn, Lady Stephens MP

Patricia Quinn, Lady Stephens From Wikipedia 9born 28 May 1944) is a Northern Irish actress best known for her role as Magenta in the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975). Hers were the red ...

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Lawrence of Arabia MP (1888 - 1935)

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO (16 August 1888[5] – 19 May 1935), known professionally as T. E. Lawrence, was a British Army officer renowned especially for his liaison role ...

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Dame Maggie Teyte, DBE MP (1888 - 1976)

Dame Maggie Teyte , DBE (17 April 1888 – 26 May 1976) was an English operatic soprano and interpreter of French art song. Margaret Tate was born in Wolverhampton, England, one of ten children ...

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Dame Isobel Baillie, DBE (1895 - 1983)

Dame Isobel Baillie, DBE (9 March 1895 – 24 September 1983) was a Scottish soprano, popular in opera, oratorio and lieder. She was regarded as one of the 20th century's great oratorio singers....

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Dame Maggie Smith, DBE MP

Dame Margaret Natalie "Maggie" Smith, DBE From Wikipedia (born 28 December 1934) is an English film, stage and television actress. She has had an extensive career both on screen and in live theat...

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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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Graham Kerr MP

Graham Kerr From Wikipedia: born January 22, 1934 in London is a cooking personality who is best known for his television cooking show The Galloping Gourmet. Biography Kerr was born in London...

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Michael Denzil Xavier Portillo MP

Michael Portillo son of LuisGabriel Portillo who had come to Britain as a refugee at the end of the Spanish Civil War, and his mother, Cora Blyth, & brought up in Fife. She met Luis while she was an un...

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Ian Fleming MP (1908 - 1964)

Best known for his novels about the British spy James Bond, Ian Fleming was ranked by The Times (of London) fourteenth on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945." Fleming chronicled Bo...

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Ronald Gow (1897 - 1993)

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Dame Wendy Hiller, DBE (1912 - 2003)

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Dame Thora Hird, DBE (1911 - 2003)

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Richard Dawkins, FRS MP

Born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1941, Professor Richard Dawkins is one of the world’s leading scientific intellectuals, specializing in evolutionary biology. After undertaking his doctorate under the ...

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Marie Kendall (1873 - 1964)

Miss Marie Kendall, who died on Tuesday at her home in Clapham, was one of the most notable of the great stars of the music halls who survived into our less colourful days. She was 90. Born in July, ...

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Peter Brian Gabriel MP

Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer, musician and songwriter who rose to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of the progressive rock group Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a s...

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Stephen Moyer MP

Stephen Moyer is an English actor who has starred as vampire Bill Compton in the HBO series True Blood since 2008. Moyer was born in Brentwood, Essex. He attended St Martin's School, a comprehensive ...

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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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Dudley Stuart John Moore MP (1935 - 2002)

Multi-talented British comedian and actor Dudley Moore was best known for his comic performance as a drunk millionaire in the 1981 film "Arthur" and his role as a composer grappling with a midlife cris...

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Nolan Hemmings MP

Nolan Hemmings (born 1970) is an English stage and film actor. Hemmings is the son of actor/director David Hemmings and actress Gayle Hunnicutt. He is named after his father's character, Captain No...

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Julian Sands MP

Julian Sands Julian Sands at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival. Born 4 January 1958 (1958-01-04) (age 53) Otley, Yorkshire, England Occupation Actor Years active 1982–present Julian R. Sands (...

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Rupert James Hector Everett MP

Rupert James Hector Everett (born 29 May 1959, UK: /ˈruːpət ˈevərɪt/) is an English actor. He first came to public attention in 1981, when he was cast in Jul...

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The Hon. Lalla Ward MP

Sarah Ward (born 28 June 1951) known as Lalla Ward, is an English actor, author and illustrator. As an actor, she is known for playing the part of Romana in the BBC science fiction television series Do...

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Sophie Dahl MP

Sophie Dahl (born Sophie Holloway, 15 September 1977) is an English author, cookbook writer and former model. She was born in London, the daughter of actor Julian Holloway and writer Tessa Dahl. Her ma...

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Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley MP

Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley (born 18 April 1987) is an English model and actress, best known for her work for Victoria's Secret, Burberry, and her role as Carly Spencer in the 2011 film Transform...

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Prunella Scales, CBE MP

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Timothy West, CBE MP

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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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Richard Briers, CBE MP (1934 - 2013)

Richard David Briers, CBE From Wikipedia (14 January 1934 – 17 February 2013)[1] was an English actor. Prominent for half a century, his career encompassed television, stage, film and radi...

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Christopher Eric Hitchens MP (1949 - 2011)

Christopher Eric Hitchens (born 13 April 1949) was an English-American author and journalist whose books, essays, and journalistic career span more than four decades. He was an utterly engaging deeply ...

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Jocelyn Eve Stoker MP

Jocelyn Eve Stoker (born 11 April 1987), better known by her stage name Joss Stone , is an English soul singer-songwriter and actress. Stone rose to fame in late 2003 with her multi-platinum debut albu...

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Tony Blackburn MP

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Peter Sellers MP (1925 - 1980)

Official Peter Sellers Site Peter Sellers - Comic Genius Peter Seller Appreciation Society Peter Sellers - Wikipedia Bio (PETER SELLERS) Richard Henry Sellers, OBE (8 September 1925 – ...

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Rachel Ward MP

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Rachel Hannah Weisz MP

London, United Kingdom

Rachel Hannah Weisz born 7 March 1970 is a British film and theatre actress and former fashion model. She started her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where she co-founded the theatrical group...

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Robin Hugh Gibb MP (1949 - 2012)

Robin Hugh Gibb, CBE (22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a singer and songwriter, best known as a member of the Bee Gees, co-founded with his twin brother Maurice and older brother Barry. The...

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Barry Alan Crompton Gibb MP

Barry Alan Crompton Gibb, CBE (born 1 September 1946) is a musician, singer and songwriter and producer, who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Bee Gees. He is also the eldest and last...

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Maurice Ernest Gibb MP (1949 - 2003)

Maurice Ernest Gibb, CBE (22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. He was born in the Isle of Man to English parents, the twin brother of Robi...

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Alastair, Sim, CBE MP (1900 - 1976)

Alistair Sim Alastair George Bell Sim, CBE (9 October 1900 – 19 August 1976) was a Scottish character actor who appeared in a string of classic British films. He is best remembered in the role...

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Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE MP (1914 - 2000)

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Jack Hawkins, CBE (1910 - 1973)

Colonel John Edward "Jack" Hawkins CBE (14 September 1910 - 18 July 1973) was an English actor of the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s.

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Christopher de Lerisson Cazenove (1943 - 2010)

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Richard Burton, CBE (1925 - 1984)

Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winn...

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor MP (1932 - 2011)

Considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden years, as well as a larger-than-life celebrity, Elizabeth Taylor has starred in over fifty films, winning two Academy Awards. As much as her ...

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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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Lynn Redgrave MP (1943 - 2010)

She was was an English actress. A member of the well-known British family of actors, Lynn Redgrave trained in London, before making her theatrical debut in 1962. By the mid-1960s she had appeared in ...

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Joely Kim Richardson MP

She is an English actress, primarily known for her role as the character 'Anita Campbell-Green' in 101 Dalmatians and Julia McNamara in the television drama Nip/Tuck. She appears in 2009 BBC remake, Th...

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Tony Richardson (1928 - 1991)

He was was an English theatre and film director and producer. Richardson was born in Shipley, Yorkshire in 1928, the son of Elsie Evans (Campion) and Clarence Albert Richardson, a chemist. He attende...

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Vanessa Redgrave MP

She is an Academy Award-winning English actress of stage, screen and television, as well as a political activist. She rose to prominence in 1961 playing Rosalind in As You Like It with the Royal Shak...

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Rachel Kempson (1910 - 2003)

She was an English actress. She married Michael Redgrave, and was the matriarch of the famous acting dynasty. Kempson trained at RADA before joining the Royal Shakespeare Company. She married Michael...

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Sir Michael Regrave CBE MP (1908 - 1985)

He was an English stage and film actor, director, manager and author. He twice (1958 and 1963) won Best Actor trophies in the Evening Standard Awards and twice received the Variety Club of Great Brit...

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Frankie Howerd, OBE (1917 - 1992)

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Michel Roux, Jr MP

Michel Albert Roux Jr From Wikipedia: (born on 23 May 1960),[1] known as Michel Roux, Jr., is an English two-star Michelin chef at the London restaurant, Le Gavroche.[2] Biography Born in Pem...

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