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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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Meriel Forbes (1913 - 2000)

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Sir Ralph Richardson (1902 - 1983)

Sir Ralph Richardson, who died yesterday at the age of 80, was the most human of all our great actors. With his ripe face and his excitable voice, his amiable combination of eccentricity and down-to-ea...

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Nicholas Peter Val Fleming (1939 - 1995)

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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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Robert Michael John Fox MP

He is is a successful English theatre and film producer, whose work includes the 2002 film, The Hours. He was born the third son of theatrical agent Robin Fox and actress Angela Worthington. He is a ...

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Joanna David MP

Joanna David (born 17 January 1947) is a British actress, best known for her television work. She was born in Lancaster, England. Her first major television role was as Elinor Dashwood in the BBC's...

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Edward Fox MP

"Edward Charles Morice Fox, OBE (born 13 April 1937) is an English stage, film and television actor. He is generally associated with portraying the role of the upper-class Englishman, such as the tit...

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Emilia Fox MP

"Emilia Rose Elizabeth Fox (born 31 July 1974) is an award-winning English actress, known for her role as Dr. Nikki Alexander on BBC crime drama Silent Witness, having joined the cast in 2004 following...

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Jared Francis Harris MP

Jared Francis Harris (born 24 August 1961) is a British character actor, best known for his roles as Lane Pryce on the AMC series Mad Men, Mac McGrath in Mr. Deeds, Professor Moriarty in Sherlock Hol...

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Kay Kendall (1927 - 1959)

Kay Kendall (21 May 1927 – 6 September 1959) was an English actress. Kendall began her film career in the musical film London Town (1946). Though the film was a financial failure, Kendall ...

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Richard St John Harris (1930 - 2002)

Richard St John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor, singer-songwriter, theatrical producer, film director and writer. He appeared on stage and in many films, and ...

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Damian Harris MP

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Rachel Roberts (1927 - 1980)

) Rachel Roberts (20 September 1927 – 26 November 1980) was a Welsh actress noted for her fervour and passion; Roberts is best remembered for her forthright screen performances in two key film...

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Noel John Christopher Harrison MP (1934 - 2013)

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Alan Russell Dobie MP

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Georgie Fame (born Clive Powell) MP

Georgie Fame (born Clive Powell, 26 June 1943, Leigh, Lancashire) is a British rhythm and blues and jazz singer and keyboard player. The one-time rock and roll tour musician, who had a string of 1960s ...

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Sir David Frost, OBE MP (1939 - 2013)

"Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and daytime TV game show host. After graduating from Cambridge Unive...

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Sir James Michael Goldsmith MP (1933 - 1997)

He was an Anglo-French financier. Towards the end of his life, he became a magazine publisher and a politician. In 1994, he was elected to represent France as a Member of the European Parliament and he...

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Lady Annabel Goldsmith MP

She is a British socialite and the eponym for a celebrated London nightclub of the late 20th century, Annabel's. She was first married for two decades to entrepreneur Mark Birley, the creator of Annabe...

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Dame Peggy Ashcroft, DBE MP (1907 - 1991)

Dame Peggy Ashcroft, DBE born as Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft (22 December 1907 – 14 June 1991) was an English actress. From Wikipedia: [ Wiki - Dame Peggy Ashcroft From Wikipedia, the fr...

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Simon Jonathan Sebag-Montefiore MP

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson MP

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson (born 23 December 1971) also known as T P-T, is an English socialite, "it girl", television presenter, columnist, model and charity patron. Her activities have been well-covered...

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Maurice Saatchi, Baron Saatchi MP

Maurice Nathan Saatchi , Baron Saatchi (born 21 June 1946) is the co-founder, with his brother Charles, of the advertising agencies Saatchi and Saatchi and M&C Saatchi, where he currently serves as Exe...

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Charles Saatchi MP

Charles Saatchi (born 9 June 1943) is the co-founder with his brother Maurice of the global advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi, and led that business – the world's largest advertising agency i...

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Woodrow Wyatt, Baron Wyatt of Weeford (deceased)

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Margaret Countess of Huntingdon (1907 - 1994)

Margaret Lane, writer: born 23 June 1907; reporter, Daily Express 1928-31; special correspondent, International News Service 1931-32, Daily Mail 1932-38; President, Women's Press Club 1958-60, Dickens ...

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Margaret Duchess of Argyll MP (1912 - 1993)

Birth: Dec. 1, 1912 Death: Jul. 25, 1993 Duchess of Argyll. One of the most photographed and publicized society beauties of her time, she was first married to American stockholder and golfer Char...

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Dame Diana Rigg, DBE MP

Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, DBE (born 20 July 1938) is an English actress. She is probably best known for her portrayals of Emma Peel in The Avengers and Countess Teresa di Vicenzo in the 1969 Ja...

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Sir David St Vincent Llewellyn, 4th Baronet (1946 - 2009)

Sir David St Vincent "Dai" Llewellyn, 4th Baronet (2 April 1946 – 13 January 2009) was a Welsh socialite. He was born in Aberdare, the son of 1952 Summer Olympics gold medallist showjumper Sir...

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Samuel Dylan Murray Preston MP

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Auberon Alexander Waugh (1939 - 2001)

Auberon Alexander Waugh ( /ˈɔːbərən ˈwɔː/; 17 November 1939 – 16 January 2001) was a British author and journalist, son of the novelist ...

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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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Evelyn Waugh MP (1903 - 1966)

a short summary from Wikipedia: Evelyn Waugh Born: 28 October 1903 London, England Died: 10 April 1966 (aged 62) Combe Florey, Somerset, England Occupation: Writer Nationality: British ...

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Virginia Woolf MP (1882 - 1941)

Adeline Virginia Woolf (pronounced /ˈwʊlf/; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the f...

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Sir John Betjeman, CBE (1906 - 1984)

was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack". He was a founding member of the Victorian Society and a passionate defender of Victorian architect...

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Dame Edith Sitwell, DBE (b. - 1964)

Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE (7 September 1887 – 9 December 1964) was a British poet and critic. Background Edith Sitwell was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, the oldest child and on...

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Helena Bonham Carter, CBE MP

Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. Bonham Carter made her film debut in the K. M. Peyton film, A Pattern of Roses, before appearing in her first leading role in Lady Jane. S...

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Kristin A Scott Thomas MP

Kristin A. Scott Thomas, OBE (born 24 May 1960) is an English-French actress. She gained international fame in the 1990s for her roles in Bitter Moon, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and The English Pat...

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Beatrice Lillie (1894 - 1989)

Beatrice Gladys "Bea" Lillie (May 29, 1894 – January 20, 1989) was an actress and comedic performer. Following her 1920 marriage to Sir Robert Peel in England, she was known in private life as...

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William Somerset Maugham, CH MP (1874 - 1965)

William Somerset Maugham was a famous English author, novelist and playwright. His popularity lies in the fact that by early 1930's, he had become the highest paid author of his era. His most famous wo...

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Sir Michael Lindsay-Hogg, 5th Baronet MP

Sir Michael Edward Lindsay-Hogg, 5th Baronet (born May 5, 1940) is a British television and stage director and an occasional writer and actor. Background and early work Lindsay-Hogg was born in N...

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Julian Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford MP

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Dame Gladys Cooper (1888 - 1971)

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Robert Hardy MP

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Gertrude Ward, Countess of Dudley (1879 - 1952)

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Alexander Guy Rushworth Loudon MP

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Sir Terry Wogan, KBE MP

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Group Capt Peter Woolridge Townsend, CVO, DSO, DFC (1914 - 1995)

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Dame Daphne du Maurier, DBE (1907 - 1989)

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE ( /ˈdæfniː duː ˈmɒri.eɪ/; 13 May 1907 – 19 April 1989) was a British author and playwright. Many of...

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Jane Birkin MP

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Jane Birkin. Inspiration for the Hermes Birkin. Hermès named and designed a handbag — the Birkin bag — for her in 1984. On an Airfrance flight from Paris to London, Jane Birkin p...

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Caroline Romaine Colthurst MP (1935 - 2010)

Caroline Colthurst, who died on December 29 aged 75, was successively a nonconformist deb, reed-thin model, energetic fashion journalist and highly original “Swinging London” boutique own...

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Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford (1905 - 2001)

Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford KG, PC (5 December 1905–3 August 2001), known as the Lord Pakenham from 1945 to 1961, was a British politician, author, and social reformer. He w...

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Timothy Ward Seely MP

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Antony George Booth MP

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Oliver Chris MP

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Dennis Price (1915 - 1973)

Mr. Dennis Price, a stage and film actor of wide range who was adept at the presentation of both suave villlainy and polished comedy, died on Saturday in Guernsey. He was 58. He was an intelligent an...

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Patricia Phoenix (1923 - 1986)

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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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Victoria "Plum" Sykes MP

Victoria "Plum" Sykes (born 4 December 1969) is an English-born fashion-writer, novelist and New York socialite. "Plum" was a childhood nickname (the Victoria plum being a variety of that fruit). ...

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Christopher Isherwood MP (1904 - 1986)

Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an English-American novelist. Early life and work Born at Wyberslegh Hall, High Lane, Cheshire in North West En...

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Emma J. Baker MP

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Chelsy Davy MP

South African-born British socialite. Former girlfriend of Prince Harry of Wales.

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Robin Douglas-Home MP (1932 - 1968)

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Kathy Kirby (1938 - 2011)

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Dame Margaret Rutherford, DBE (1892 - 1972)

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Simon Williams MP

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Kenneth Horne (1907 - 1969)

Horne was an English comedian and businessman. The son of a clergyman and politician, he combined a successful business career with regular broadcasting for the BBC. His first hit series, Much-Binding-...

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Fay Compton (1894 - 1978)

Fay Compton (/ˈkʌmptən/; 1894–1978) was an English actress from a notable acting lineage; her father was actor/manager Edward Compton; her mother, Virginia Bateman, was a ...

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Billie Paul Piper MP

Billie Paul Piper (born Leian Paul Piper 22 September 1982) is an English actress and former singer. She is known for her role as Rose Tyler in Doctor Who and as Hannah Baxter in Secret Diary of a Call...

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Hon. Nigel Havers MP

Nigel Allan Havers (born 6 November 1951) is an English actor. He played Lord Andrew Lindsay in the 1981 British film Chariots of Fire, earning a Bafta nomination for the role Nigel Havers was born i...

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Bill Simpson (1931 - 1986)

) William Nicholson Simpson (11 September 1931 – 21 December 1986) was a Scottish film and television actor, most famous for his portrayal of the title role in the long-running BBC TV series, ...

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Kate O'Mara MP (1944 - 2014)

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Derek Nimmo (1930 - 1999)

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Viola Tree (1884 - 1938)

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Frederick Terry (1863 - 1933)

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Googie Withers, CBE (1917 - 2011)

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Michael Gough (1916 - 2011)

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Joanna McCallum MP

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Richard Reid Ingrams (1937 - d.)

Richard Ingrams (born 19 August 1937) is an English journalist, a co-founder and second editor of the British satirical magazine Private Eye, and now editor of The Oldie magazine. Career Ingr...

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Roger Davenport MP

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Sonia Dresdel (deceased)

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Elspeth March (1911 - 1999)

ELSPETH MARCH, the actress who has died aged 88, was a colonel's daughter and it showed: her stage presence was formidable; she spoke with admirable clarity; and she excelled in conveying suppressed em...

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Stewart Granger (1913 - 1993)

Stewart Granger (6 May 1913 – 16 August 1993) was an English-American film actor, mainly associated with heroic and romantic leading roles. He was a popular leading man from the 1940s to the e...

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Phyllis Dixey (1914 - 1964)

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Jean Simmons, OBE (1929 - 2010)

Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE (31 January, 1929 – 22 January, 2010) was an English actress. She appeared predominantly in films, beginning with those films made in Great Britain during and after W...

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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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Athene Seyler, CBE (1889 - 1990)

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Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM MP (1913 - 1976)

Wikipedia Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist; and one of the central figures of twentieth-centur...

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Leo John Genn (1905 - 1978)

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