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Gertrude Ward, Countess of Dudley (1879 - 1952)

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Dame Gladys Cooper (1888 - 1971)

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Robert Hardy MP

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Julian Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford MP

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Sir Terry Wogan, KBE MP

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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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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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Timothy Ward Seely MP

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Antony George Booth MP

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Alan Browning (1926 - 1979)

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Patricia Phoenix (1923 - 1986)

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Oliver Chris MP

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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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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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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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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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Fulke Thomas Tyndall Walwyn (1910 - 1991)

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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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Kathy Kirby (1938 - 2011)

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Dame Margaret Rutherford, DBE (1892 - 1972)

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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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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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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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Natasha Richardson (1963 - 2009)

She was an English-born American stage and screen actress. A member of the Redgrave family, she was the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson and the granddaughter ...

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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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Kate O'Mara MP (1944 - 2014)

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Simon Williams MP

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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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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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Derek Nimmo (1930 - 1999)

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Adelina Juana Maria Patti (1843 - 1919)

Adelina Patti (19 February 1843-27 September 1919) was a highly acclaimed 19th-century opera singer, earning huge fees at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America. She fir...

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Viola Tree (1884 - 1938)

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Frederick Terry (1863 - 1933)

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Edna May Oliver (1883 - 1942)

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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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Googie Withers, CBE (1917 - 2011)

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John Neil McCallum (1918 - 2010)

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Joanna McCallum MP

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Roger Davenport MP

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Michael Gough (1916 - 2011)

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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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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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