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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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Sonia Dresdel (deceased)

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Phyllis Dixey (1914 - 1964)

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Leo John Genn (1905 - 1978)

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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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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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Richard Brooks MP (1912 - 1992)

Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. Early life and career Brooks was born Ruben Sax to Ru...

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Athene Seyler, CBE (1889 - 1990)

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Nicholas Hannen, OBE (1881 - 1972)

English actor.

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Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell, KCVO (1901 - 1979)

Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell, KCVO (12 June 1901, London – 8 June 1979, Windsor) was a British fashion designer. Hartnell had the Royal Warrant as Dressmaker to HM The Queen in 1940, subsequentl...

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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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Margaret Leighton, CBE (1922 - 1976)

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Laurence Harvey (1929 - 1973)

THE film star Laurence Harvey, who played Joe Lampton in the film "Room at the Top", has died at his Hampstead, London home. Mr. Harvey, 45, had been ill with cancer for about 18 months and in May ha...

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Mark Burns (1936 - 2007)

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Jane How MP

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Richard Durden MP

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Ursula Jean Jeans (1906 - 1973)

Ursula Jean McMinn born May 5, 1906 died April 21, 197 British actress on film, stage, and television. Links Wiki (En) - Ursula Jeans

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Roger Livesey (1906 - 1976)

Roger Livesey born June 25, 1906 died February 4, 1976 Roger Livesey was a British stage and film actor. He is most often remembered for the three Powell & Pressburger films in which he starred: The ...

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Beatrix Alice Lehmann (1903 - 1979)

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Marie Kaye Wouldes Löhr (1890 - 1975)

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Alfred Davis Lunt (1892 - 1977)

Alfred Lunt (August 12, 1892 – August 3, 1977) was an American stage director and actor, often identified for a long-time professional partnership with his wife, actress Lynn Fontanne. Broadwa...

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Lynn Fontanne (1887 - 1983)

Lynn Fontanne (pronounced /fɒnˈtæn/; 6 December 1887 — 30 July 1983) was a British actress and major stage star in the United States for over 40 years. She teamed with her...

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René Ray (1911 - 1993)

René Ray, Countess of Midleton (22 September 1911 – 28 August 1993) was a British film and stage actress of the 1930s and 1940s who appeared in over forty films. She turned to writing f...

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Guinevere Jeanne Sinclair (1885 - 1978)

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Jack Hulbert (1892 - 1978)

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Dame Cicely Courtneidge, DBE (1893 - 1980)

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Benny Hill (1924 - 1992)

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Arthur Lowe (1915 - 1982)

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Clive Dunn, OBE (1920 - 2012)

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Spike Milligan, KBE (1918 - 2002)

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Ernest Milton (1890 - 1974)

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Yvonne Mitchell (1915 - 1979)

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Nicholas Monsarrat (1910 - 1979)

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Dulcie Gray (1915 - 2011)

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Michael Denison, CBE (1915 - 1998)

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Damian Watcyn Lewis, OBE MP

Damian Watcyn Lewis (born 11 February 1971) is a British actor and producer. His acting roles include Soames Forsyte in the ITV remake of The Forsyte Saga, Detective Charlie Crews in the NBC drama Li...

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Camilla Margaret Mackintosh MP

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Shelagh Delaney (1939 - 2011)

Delaney was an English dramatist and screenwriter, best known for her debut work, A Taste of Honey (1958).

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Cecil Parker (1897 - 1971)

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Wilfred Pickles, OBE (1904 - 1978)

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J.B. Priestley, OM (1894 - 1984)

John Boynton Priestley, OM (13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984), known as J. B. Priestley, was an English novelist, playwright and broadcaster. He published 26 novels, notably The Good Compani...

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Jacquetta Hawkes (1910 - 1996)

British archaeologist and writer.

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Susan Stranks MP

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Robin Ray (1934 - 1998)

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Ted Ray (1905 - 1977)

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Andrew Ray (1939 - 2003)

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Cyril Ritchard (1898 - 1977)

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Yootha Joyce (1927 - 1980)

Miss Yootha Joyce, the actress, died on August 24, in a London hospital at the age of 53. She had currently been starring in the part of Mildred in the highly successful ITV comedy series, "George an...

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James Norval Harold Robertson Justice (1905 - 1975)

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Françoise Rosay (1891 - 1974)

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Milton Rosmer (1882 - 1971)

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Irene Rooke (b. - 1958)

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Angharad Mary Rees, CBE (1949 - 2012)

Angharad Rees, the actress, was best-known as the headstrong Demelza in Poldark, the BBC’s hugely popular saga of impoverished gentry, smugglers and derelict tin mines in 18th-century Cornwall. ...

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Terry-Thomas (1911 - 1990)

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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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Margaret Webster (1905 - 1972)

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Dame May Whitty, DBE (1865 - 1948)

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Dennis Yates Wheatley (1897 - 1977)

Wheatley was an English author. His prolific output of stylish thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling writers from the 1930s through the 1960s.

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Bill Travers (1922 - 1994)

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Linden Travers (1913 - 2001)

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Virginia McKenna, OBE MP

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Denholm Elliott, CBE (1922 - 1992)

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Hylda Baker (1905 - 1986)

British comedienne, actress and music hall star.

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George Grossmith II (1847 - 1912)

Author: 'A Society Clown' and 'Piano and I'; co-author: 'A Diary of a Nobody'.

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Jamie Laing MP

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Hugo Taylor MP

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Dame Irene Vanbrugh, DBE (1872 - 1949)

Dame Irene Vanbrugh DBE (2 December 1872–30 November 1949) was an English actress. The daughter of a clergyman, Vanbrugh followed her elder sister Violet into the theatrical profession and sus...

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Douglas John Booth MP

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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John Le Mesurier (1912 - 1983)

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Hattie Jacques (1922 - 1980)

MISS HATTIE JACQUES Comic personality of stage, films and television Miss Hattie Jacques, the well-known comic actress, died yesterday at the age of 56. No one could have spoken more truthfully tha...

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Eric Sykes, CBE MP (1923 - 2012)

Eric Sykes From Wikipedia CBE (4 May 1923 – 4 July 2012) was an English radio, television and film writer, actor and director whose performing career spanned more than 50 years. He frequen...

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Christoph Waltz MP

Christoph Waltz, born 4 October 1956, is an Austrian actor, who also holds German citizenship. He received international acclaim for his portrayal of SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in the 2009...

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Michael Fassbender MP

Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is an Irish-German actor. He is perhaps best known for having played Lieutenant Archie Hicox in the war film Inglourious Basterds (2009), Magneto in the superhero...

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Maurice Sendak MP (1928 - 2012)

One of the most successful illustrators of the 20th century. Since 1951 his 90-odd titles have sold nearly 30m copies in the US alone. His renowned work Where the Wild Things Are (1963), with worldwi...

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William Caxton MP (c.1415 - d.)

William Caxton From Wikipedia (ca. 1415~1422 – ca. March 1492) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer. He is thought to be the first English person to work as a printer and ...

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Mário Lago MP (1911 - 2002)

Mário Lago (Rio de Janeiro, 26 de novembro de 1911 — Rio de Janeiro, 30 de maio de 2002) foi um advogado, poeta, radialista, letrista e ator brasileiro. Autor de sambas populares como "Ai...

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Steven Spielberg MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Steven Spielberg is one of the wealthiest and most powerful moviemakers in Hollywood. The director of such elaborate fantasies as Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, he ...

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Aurora Miranda MP (1915 - 2005)

Em 1934, Carmen Miranda acompanhada pelo Bando da Lua, foram realizar uma temporada artística em Buenos Aires, atuaram na Rádio Belgrano, poderosa estação Argentina da �...

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Carmen Miranda MP (1909 - 1955)

Carmen Miranda Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre. ( ) Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha (Marco de Canaveses, 9 de fevereiro de 1909 — Los Angeles, 5 de agosto de 1955), mai...

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Yaçanã Martins MP

A atriz Yaçanã Martins nasceu no Rio de Janeiro, em 19 de outubro de 1954. Filha do compositor Herivelto Martins, Yaçanã participa com freqüência de vá...

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Pery Ribeiro MP (1937 - 2012)

Biography in English see Wikipedia Biografia Cantor. Compositor. Era filho de Dalva de Oliveira e Herivelto Martins. Tinha seis irmãos (quatro por parte de pai, um de pai e mãe, e u...

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Dalva de Oliveira MP (1917 - 1972)

Biography in English see Wikipedia Biografia Filha mais velha de Mário de Oliveira e Alice do Espírito Santo. Além dela, os pais tiveram mais três meninas, Nair, Marga...

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Herivelto Martins MP (1912 - 1992)

Biography in English see Wikipédia Biografia Nasceu no antigo Distrito de Rodeio, atual Município de Engenheiro Paulo de Frontin no Rio de Janeiro. Seu pai, o agente ferroviá...

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Laurence "Mr. T" Tureaud MP (1952 - d.)

Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud; May 21, 1952) is an American actor known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team, as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III, and fo...

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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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Alfred Brendel, KBE MP

London, UK

Alfred Brendel From "If I belong to a tradition it is a tradition that makes the masterpiece tell the performer what he should do and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like, o...

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Whitney Houston MP (1963 - 2012)

Thanks to hit singles like Saving All My Love For You and I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Whitney Houston became one of the biggest female pop music stars of the 1980s and 1990s. Her first four albums, re...

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Rooney Mara MP

Patricia Rooney Mara (born April 1985) is an American film and television actress. Mara made her acting debut in 2005 and has gone on to star in films including A Nightmare on Elm Street, the remake of...

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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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Sir David Attenborough MP

Attenborough's contribution to broadcasting and wildlife film-making has brought him international recognition. He has been called "the great communicator, the peerless educator" and "the greatest broa...

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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson MP

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. Source:

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