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Fanny Kemble (1809 - 1893)

"Fanny"

Frances Anne Kemble, known as Fannie (27 November 1809 - 15 January 1893), was a famous British actress and author in the early and mid nineteenth century. A member of the famous Kemble theatrica...

5/2/2010 8/24/2016

Robert Guy Bathurst (1957 - d.)

8/22/2016 8/22/2016

Caroline Aherne (1963 - 2016)

Caroline Mary Aherne (24 December 1963 – 2 July 2016) was an English comedian and BAFTA-winning writer and actress, best known for performing as the acerbic chat show host Mrs Merton, various ...

8/22/2016 8/22/2016

Frankie Howerd, OBE (1917 - 1992)

11/12/2011 8/22/2016

Angela Douglas (1940 - d.)

Angela Douglas (born 29 October 1940), born Angela McDonagh, is an English actress.

8/21/2016 8/21/2016

Kenneth More, CBE (1914 - 1982)

Kenneth Gilbert More, CBE (20 September 1914 – 12 July 1982) was an English film and stage actor. Raised to stardom by the veteran car based film-comedy Genevieve (1953), he appeared in many...

8/20/2016 8/20/2016

Thomas Antonio "Tom" Conti From Wikipedia: Thomas Antonio "Tom" Conti (born 22 November 1941) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and novelist of Italian Scots descent. He has won a Tony Award fo...

1/5/2012 8/20/2016

Richard Todd, OBE (1919 - 2009)

Richard Andrew Palethorpe Todd OBE (11 June 1919 – 3 December 2009) was an Irish-born British soldier and stage and film actor. Early life Richard Todd was born as Richard Andrew Palethorp...

8/18/2016 8/18/2016

Spranger Barry (1719 - 1777)

Wikipedia TheatreHistory.com First marriage : Name Spranger Barry Event Type Marriage Marriage Date 02 Feb 1742 Marriage Place Fleet, London A Compendium of Irish Biography

8/4/2016 8/5/2016

George Henry Sanders (1906 - 1972)

Academy Award-winning British film and television actor George Sanders was best known for his roles of Addison DeWitt in the 1950 film All About Eve as well as the villainous tiger Shere Khan in The Ju...

1/8/2010 7/16/2016

Yvonne Gill (1931 - d.)

7/13/2016 7/13/2016

Manfred Priestley (b. - 1949)

7/6/2016 7/6/2016

Sir Philip Ben Greet (1857 - 1936)

Sir Philip Ben Greet ~ actor & producer of Shakespeare

7/6/2016 7/6/2016

Patrick Wymark (1926 - 1970)

7/6/2016 7/6/2016

Dame Marie Tempest, DBE (1864 - 1942)

12/22/2008 7/6/2016

Thomas Simon Henry Beard MP (1965 - 2015)

From IMDb Tom Beard was born in London on April 25 1965 to surgeon Charles and his flautist wife Trish and has a brother Alex - who later became CEO at the Royal Opera House. A keen sports player he ...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Arthur Clifford Baynes (1891 - 1971)

Teacher and stage actor known as Stainless Stephen with a strip of metal around his bowler hat. Comic was 'stainless, painless brainless, shameless, aimless ' 08:15Tuesday 15 August 2006 By Martin Da...

4/2/2016 4/3/2016

Tim Bentinck MP

"12th Earl of Portland"

Timothy Charles Robert Noel Bentinck, 12th Earl of Portland, 8th Count Bentinck (born 1 June 1953 in Tasmania, Australia), commonly known as Tim Bentinck, is an English actor, most widely known for his...

10/26/2008 3/30/2016

Anthony McVay Simpson, MBE AKA Tony Warren From WIkipedia: Anthony McVay "Tony" Simpson, MBE (8 July 1936 – 1 March 2016),[1] better known by his stage name Tony Warren, was an English tel...

3/2/2016 3/2/2016

Frank Finlay MP (1926 - 2016)

Francis "Frank" Finlay CBE Francis "Frank" Finlay, CBE (6 August 1926 – 30 January 2016) was an English stage, film and television actor. He was Oscar-nominated for his supporting role in Oliv...

2/2/2016 2/2/2016

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...

1/4/2012 1/17/2016

Trevor Wallace Howard MP (1913 - 1988)

Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith Best known as Trevor Howard From Wikipedia: Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith (29 September 1913 – 7 January 1988), known as Trevor Howard, was an English actor. After ...

1/14/2016 1/14/2016

Alan Rickman MP (1946 - 2016)

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman From Wikipedia : Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016)[1][2] was an English actor. Rickman was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Compan...

1/14/2016 1/14/2016

Benjamin Woolf (c.1776 - 1832)

"Benjamin ben Nathan"

The Examiner Sunday 26 1832 Issue 1282 On Sunday morning last, Benjamin Woolf, well known for many years as an actor at the principal metropolitan minor theatres expired after a short illness at hi...

7/13/2011 12/23/2015

Roger Rees MP (1944 - 2015)

Roger Rees (5 May 1944 – 10 July 2015) was a Welsh actor and director, widely known for his stage work. He won an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for his performance as the lead in The Life and A...

1/17/2007 11/7/2015

Anne Reid , MBE (born 28 May 1935) BAFTA Award-nominated English stage, film and television actress born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. She is known for her roles as Valerie Barlow in the te...

9/29/2015 9/30/2015

Nanette Newman (born 29 May 1934) is an English actress and author. Newman was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, the daughter of a show business family - her father was reputed to be a circus st...

10/19/2011 9/30/2015

Ian Bannen (1928 - 1999)

The Scottish actor Ian Bannen, who just three years ago received a lifetime achievement award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, was a versatile performer who did notable work in pla...

9/10/2011 9/25/2015

George Edward Cole, OBE MP (1925 - 2015)

George Edward Cole OBE From Wikipedia George Edward Cole, OBE (22 April 1925 – 5 August 2015) was an English film and television actor whose career spanned more than 70 years in show busines...

8/6/2015 8/6/2015

Robert Arnold (1931 - 2003)

Obituary Robert Clive Cooper Arnold, actor: born Manston, Kent 26 June 1931; married 1958 June Brown (one son, four daughters, and one daughter deceased); died Brighton, East Sussex 4 February 2003. ...

8/4/2015 8/4/2015

Rosalie Sylvia Crutchley (1920 - 1997)

An imposing actress, commanding attention even in minor roles; with her dark, glowering eyes and sculptured cheekbones she was particularly compelling when playing elderly eccentrics.

7/31/2015 7/31/2015
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7/21/2015 7/22/2015

Mary Charlotte Wyndham (1861 - 1931)

11/9/2011 7/22/2015

Sir Charles Wyndham (1837 - 1919)

11/9/2011 7/22/2015

Violet Loraine (1886 - 1956)

Actress and singer ~ renowned for the song "The Only Girl in the World"

6/25/2012 7/22/2015

Nova Margery Pilbeam (1919 - 2015)

Child actress who enjoyed success in several Alfred Hitchcock films.

7/21/2015 7/21/2015

David Aylmer (1929 - 1964)

7/5/2015 7/5/2015

Cecily Byrne (c.1895 - 1975)

11/9/2011 7/4/2015

Nick Rowe MP (1966 - d.)

NICK ROWE (OTHERWISE NICHOLAS JAMES SEBASTIAN ROWE) Scottish actor Speaks fluent Spanish, French and Portugese. Lives in London. Attended Bristol University (BA in Hispanic Studies). Has appeared i...

10/31/2014 7/2/2015

Michael Aldridge MP (1920 - 1994)

MICHAEL WILLIAM FFOLLIOT ALDRIDGE (1920-94) English Actor [Wikipedia: Michael Aldridge]

7/2/2015 7/2/2015

John David Bennett MP (1928 - 2005)

Births Jun 1928 BENNETT John D Rudnidsky Bromley RD (includes Beckenham) 2a 991 John Bennett abandoned ambitions of becoming an architect to train as an actor at the Central School of Speec...

6/25/2015 6/26/2015

Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer (born 1 December 1971) English actress and screenwriter who began acting in stage productions, and has since appeared in several film and television roles. In 2003, she...

6/26/2015 6/26/2015

Patrick Macnee (1922 - 2015)

Daniel Patrick Macnee (6 February 1922 – 25 June 2015) was a British and American actor, best known for his role as the secret agent John Steed in the TV series The Avengers.

6/25/2015 6/25/2015

Tamzin Maria Outhwaite (born 5 November 1970) is an English actress. She became known for her role as Melanie Owen in the British soap opera EastEnders, whom she portrayed from 1998 until 2002. In ...

2/19/2013 6/24/2015

Julia Mary Walters was born on February 22, 1950, the youngest of three and the only daughter of Mary Bridget (O'Brien) , a postal clerk from Ireland, and Thomas Walters , a builder. She was convent ...

8/8/2014 6/24/2015

Dorma Leigh (1890 - d.)

"Dolly", "Cheyney"

Dorma Leigh was born in 1890 in Camberwell, London, as Dorothy Mabel Woodley , the daughter of Ernest Woodley and his wife, Fannie Wellesley Hack , who was 10 years older than he was. They later separa...

6/20/2015 6/21/2015

Sir Seymour Hicks (1871 - 1949)

Sir Edward Seymour Hicks (30 January 1871 – 6 April 1949), better known as Seymour Hicks, was a British actor, music hall performer, playwright, screenwriter, actor-manager and producer. He be...

12/7/2009 6/18/2015

Ellaline Terriss (1871 - 1971)

9/6/2011 6/18/2015

Ron Moody MP (1924 - 2015)

Ron Moody (born Ronald Moodnick; 8 January 1924 – 11 June 2015 was a British actor, best known for his Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated performance as Fagin in Oliver! and (mainly to you...

6/11/2015 6/11/2015

Alan Cumming, OBE (born 27 January 1965), is a Scottish-American actor, author, and activist who has appeared in numerous films, television shows and plays. Sources, References and Further Reading ...

6/4/2015 6/4/2015

Millie Lindon (1869 - 1940)

7/3/2013 2/6/2015

Michael Hadley MP

Charlbury, Oxfordshire, UK

Charlbury, Oxfordshire, UK

Possible Free BMD entry: Births Dec 1948 (>99%) Surname First name(s) Mother District Vol Page Hadley Michael G Day Walsall 9b 1002 imdb , oxford times interview First published ...

2/1/2015 2/1/2015

Felicity Rose Hadley Jones (born 17 October 1983) is an English actress. In 2014, she appeared as Felicia Hardy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. In the same year, she starred as Jane Wilde Hawking in The...

2/1/2015 2/1/2015

Richard Burton, CBE MP (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...

3/21/2009 1/9/2015

Alan Bennett Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author. He was born in Leeds and attended Oxford University where he studied history and performed with t...

1/3/2012 1/8/2015

Denholm Elliott, CBE (1922 - 1992)

12/1/2011 1/6/2015
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British baronet, soldier, actor of stage and screen.

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Catherine Cusack From Wikipedia Catherine Cusack (born 21 December 1968, London) is an English actress. She is the half-sister of the actresses Sinéad Cusack, Sorcha Cusack and Niamh Cusac...

1/18/2012 1/1/2015

Niamh Cusack From Wikipedia Niamh Cusack (/ˈniːv/ neev; born 20 October 1959, Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish actress. Born to a family with deep roots in the performing arts, Cusack h...

1/18/2012 1/1/2015

Sorcha Cusack From WIkipedia Sorcha Cusack (Irish pronunciation: [ˈsɔɾə̆xə]) (born 9 April 1949) is an Irish actress. She has made many film and televisi...

1/18/2012 1/1/2015

Cyril James Cusack MP (1910 - 1993)

Cyril James Cusack From Wikipedia Cyril James Cusack (26 November 1910 – 7 October 1993) was a South African-born Irish[2][3] actor, who appeared in numerous films and television productio...

1/18/2012 1/1/2015

Richard Pasco, CBE (1926 - 2014)

English actor of stage and screen.

12/2/2014 12/2/2014
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2/9/2010 11/24/2014

Basil Rathbone (1892 - 1967)

Philip St. John Basil Rathbone, MC (13 June 1892 – 21 July 1967) was a South African-born English actor. He rose to prominence in the UK as a Shakespearean stage actor and went on to appear in...

11/13/2014 11/13/2014

Isabel Esther Jeans (1891 - 1985)

Isabel Jeans (16 September 1891 – 4 September 1985) was an English stage and film actress known for her roles in several Alfred Hitchcock films, among others. Links IMDB - Isabel Jeans Wik...

11/9/2011 11/13/2014

Ella Annesley Voysey (1903 - d.)

11/5/2014 11/5/2014

Robert Donat MP (1905 - 1958)

Friedrich Robert Donat From Wikipedia: Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 1905 – 9 June 1958) was an English film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39...

11/5/2014 11/5/2014

Renée Asherson (1915 - 2014)

Renée Asherson (19 May 1915 – 30 October 2014) was an English actress of stage, film and television. Much of Asherson's theatrical career was spent in Shakespearean plays, appearing at ...

11/5/2014 11/5/2014

Adrianne Whitney (1907 - 1993)

Allen was married to Raymond Massey from 1929 to 1939. The Masseys were great friends with William and Dorothy Whitney, who were divorced in the late 1930s. William was an International lawyer, and Adr...

2/16/2009 11/2/2014

Lily Asche (1876 - 1953)

Wikipedia contributors. " Lily Brayton ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

1/16/2012 9/21/2014

Jeremy Sinden (1950 - 1996)

British actor ~ son of Sir Donald Sinden

9/12/2014 9/12/2014

British actor of stage and screen.

9/12/2014 9/12/2014

Diana Sinden (1927 - 2004)

9/12/2014 9/12/2014
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Christina Pickles (born 17 February 1935) is an English character actor, best known for her long-running role of Nurse Helen Rosenthal in the hospital drama St. Elsewhere , for which she was nominated ...

9/11/2014 9/11/2014

Wilfred Pickles, OBE (1904 - 1978)

11/21/2011 9/11/2014

Martin Shaw MP

Norfolk, England

Norfolk, England

Martin Sahw - noted for his versatility as an actor. He has starred in over 100 TV roles TV career 1967 with ITV Play of the Week: Love on the Dole 1977 The Professionals His theatrical c...

9/7/2014 9/7/2014

Helena Pickard (1900 - 1959)

Helena Pickard (13 October 1900 – 27 September 1959) was a British stage, film and television actress. Pickard was a prominent character actress in West End plays such as When We Are Married and...

9/3/2014 9/3/2014

Sir Cedric Hardwicke (1893 - 1964)

Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke (19 February 1893 – 6 August 1964) was an English stage and film actor whose career spanned nearly fifty years. His theatre work included notable performances in...

9/3/2014 9/3/2014

Edmund Gwenn (1877 - 1959)

"Edmund Gwenn"

Edmund Gwenn (26 September 1877– 6 September 1959) was an English actor. On film he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, for which h...

9/2/2014 9/2/2014

Minnie Terry (1882 - 1964)

Minnie Terry (1 January 1882 – 1964) was the elder daughter of Charles Terry born in Bordeaux, France. She was a celebrated child actress, receiving praise from The Times for her performance in ...

9/2/2014 9/2/2014

Connie Gilchrist, Countess of Orkney (1865 - 1946)

"Connie Gilchrist", "The Gold Girl", "The Original Gaiety Girl", "The Child"

8/19/2014 8/28/2014

John Merivale (1917 - 1990)

John Herman Merivale (1 December 1917 – 6 February 1990), also known as Jack Merivale, was a Canadian-born British theatre actor, and occasional supporting player in British films.

8/28/2014 8/28/2014

Mrs. Henry Leigh (1825 - 1915)

"Mrs. Henry Leigh"

Mrs. Henry Leigh was the original Diana in Gilbert and Sullivan's first collaboration, Thespis (1871).

8/28/2014 8/28/2014

W. H. Denny (1853 - 1915)

"W. H. Denny"

W. H. Denny (22 October 1853 – 31 August 1915) was an English singer and actor best remembered for his portrayal of baritone roles in the Savoy operas.

8/28/2014 8/28/2014

Jane Seymour MP

"Jane Seymour"

Malibu, Los Angeles, Califorina, USA

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...

2/11/2009 8/25/2014

Constance Smith (1928 - 2003)

Constance Smith (22 January 1928 – 30 June 2003) was an Irish film actress, and contract player of 20th Century Fox in the 1950s.

8/25/2014 8/25/2014

Bryan Forbes MP (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...

10/19/2011 8/25/2014

Plagued with being called a heartthrob and a Golden Boy, British actor Jude Law managed to develop into a respected actor known for tackling challenging and often flawed characters. Though he struggled...

12/31/2011 8/18/2014

Dame Sybil Thorndike, CH, DBE (1882 - 1976)

"Sybil Thorndike"

Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike CH DBE born 24 October 1882 died 9 June 1976 She was a British actress. This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Ber...

8/31/2011 8/18/2014

Christopher Casson (1912 - 1996)

8/17/2014 8/17/2014

Ann Casson (1915 - 1990)

8/17/2014 8/17/2014

Helen Maude Tree (1858 - 1937)

9/6/2011 8/16/2014

Jessie Eliza Bateman (1877 - 1940)

Her biography can be found at the website "Stage Beauty", webmaster Don Gillan. Jessie Eliza Bateman (2 August 1877 – 14 November 1940) was an English stage actress. Bateman began her career...

7/6/2014 8/16/2014

Eva Carrington (1887 - 1979)

"Eva Carrington"

Eva Carrington ( Born Evelyn Victoria Anne Chandler in 1887 in London, England, died 1979) was an actress, model and sometime peeress. Modelling career Eva was a model for the artist James Whistl...

6/1/2013 8/16/2014

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 ...

11/9/2011 8/4/2014

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...

11/9/2011 8/4/2014