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James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE (born 11 June 1959), known as Hugh Laurie ( /ˌhjuː ˈlɒri/), is an English actor, voice artist, comedian, writer, musician, recording artist an...

12/20/2012 1/8/2017

Linus William Roache is an English television, film, and stage actor. He is best known in the United States for playing a prosecutor in two versions of the NBC police and courtroom drama Law & Order . ...

9/2/2015 12/27/2016

Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE MP (1913 - 1994)

Peter Cushing OBE From Wikipedia Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the disti...

2/4/2008 12/11/2016

Peter Ray Burton (1921 - 1989)

Peter Burton is perhaps best known for being Major Boothroyd in the first James Bond film, Dr. No (1962). Burton made two uncredited reappearances in Bond films, first as an RAF officer in Thunderball ...

12/7/2016 12/7/2016
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Peter Vaughan MP (1923 - 2016)

Peter Vaughn's final and most memorable role was Maester Aemon Targaryen in HBO's Game of Thrones. A true character actor in the best sense of the word, offbeat British thespian Peter Vaughan's hefty...

12/7/2016 12/7/2016

Billie Whitelaw, CBE (1932 - 2014)

12/7/2016 12/7/2016

Stanley Augustus Holloway, OBE (1 October 1890 – 30 January 1982) was an English stage and film actor, comedian, singer, poet and monologist. He was famous for his comic and character roles on...

10/4/2011 12/5/2016

Daniel John "Danny" Dyer (born 24 July 1977) is an English actor who has worked in television, film and theatre. He is also a 23rd great-grandson to Edward III of England. Dyer's breakthrough role wa...

11/24/2016 11/24/2016

Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE (born 22 February 1928) is an English television presenter and entertainer whose career spanned more than 75 years. In 2012, Guinness World Records recognised Forsy...

6/9/2011 11/22/2016

Alfred Molina (born Alfredo Molina; 24 May 1953) is a British actor known for his roles in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Prick Up Your Ears, The Man Who Knew Too Little, Spider-Man 2, Maverick, Species, Not...

5/19/2014 10/27/2016

1/3/2012 10/23/2016

Nigel Bruce MP (1895 - 1953)

Bruce was the second son of Sir William Waller Bruce, 10th Baronet (1856–1912) and his wife Angelica Lady Bruce (died 1917), daughter of General George Selby, Royal Artillery. Born in Ensena...

1/11/2012 10/20/2016

Brian Blessed was born at Montagu Hospital in Mexborough, Yorkshire, the son of William Blessed, a socialist miner, and Hilda Wall, Blessed. He attended Bolton on Dearne Secondary Modern School, but ...

11/12/2011 10/18/2016

Derek Waring (1927 - 2007)

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

Dame Dorothy Tutin, DBE (1930 - 2001)

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

Arnold Ridley MP (1896 - 1984)

William Arnold Ridley , OBE (7 January 1896 – 12 March 1984) was an English playwright and actor, first notable as the author of the play The Ghost Train and later in life for portraying the eld...

2/20/2016 10/3/2016

Elizabeth Arkell (1882 - d.)

9/25/2016 9/26/2016

Pamela Cynthia Maude (1893 - 1975)

Pamela Cynthia Maude was born in 1893. She was the daughter of Cyril Francis Maude and Winifred Emery. She married, firstly, Major William La Touche Congreve, V.C., son of General Sir Walter Norris Con...

7/17/2012 9/24/2016

Michael Sheen, OBE (born 5 February 1969) is a Welsh actor. After training at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), he worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s and made notable stage ap...

8/28/2016 9/19/2016

Matthew Rhys MP

New York, New York, United States

Matthew Rhys Evans , known professionally as Matthew Rhys , is a Welsh actor. He is best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Philip Jennings on the FX drama series The Americans . He also starred as K...

9/18/2016 9/19/2016

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 From WIkipedia: Francis "Frank" Finlay, CBE (6 August 1926 – 30 January 2016) was an English stage, film and television actor. He was Oscar-nominated for his suppo...

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 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

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 MP (1892 - 1967)

"Basil"

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