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1. Richard Attenborough Richard Attenborough Actor, Jurassic Park Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. Attenborough...
2. Billie Whitelaw Billie Whitelaw Actress, Hot Fuzz Billie Whitelaw first appeared on the radio aged 11. She made her theatrical debut in 1950 and in films from 1953. She has made a speciality of playing intense, single-purposed women. Also, (on stage), she has appeared in many of the stranger plays by Samuel Beckett.
3. Pat Coombs Pat Coombs Actress, You're Only Young Twice A beloved British comedienne, well known for her work on television and radio, Pat Coombs began her career in the mid 1950s, having formerly worked as a nursery school assistant. A "foil" for top comedians including Dick Emery, Bob Monkhouse and Peggy Mount she reached the height of her...
4. Kathleen Byron Kathleen Byron Actress, Saving Private Ryan Kathleen Byron trained for the stage at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, beginning her work in the movies soon after she finished her training. Her early work with Michael Powell made her name in the UK. She went to Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s but found it difficult to break into the US productions...
5. Ronnie Stevens Ronnie Stevens Actor, The Parent Trap
6. Frank Middlemass Frank Middlemass Actor, Barry Lyndon
7. Arnold Ridley Arnold Ridley Actor, Dad's Army Having sustained injuries during World War I , the young Arnold Ridley was forced to give up a budding acting career and turn to writing. He hit the jackpot with 'The Ghost Train' which was a great West End success and has been filmed several times. This was followed by a number of other plays during the 1920s and 1930s...
8. Doris Hare Doris Hare Actress, On the Buses
9. Carmen Silvera Carmen Silvera Actress, 'Allo 'Allo!
10. Geoffrey Keen Geoffrey Keen Actor, The Spy Who Loved Me
11. David Lodge David Lodge Actor, The Return of the Pink Panther
12. Gerald Sim Gerald Sim Actor, Patriot Games A stalwart, subtle presence of British stage and screen, Gerald Sim's work was both prolific and varied. Nonetheless, he will be best remembered by the majority of viewers as the wily rector of To the Manor Born. The son of a Barings Bank employee, Gerald was born in Liverpool on June 4, 1925. His elder sister was the actress Sheila Sim...
13. Patsy Byrne Patsy Byrne Actress, Les Misérables
14. Dulcie Gray Dulcie Gray Actress, Howards' Way Veteran British actress Dulcie Gray's career is often linked with that of her late actor/husband Michael Denison, with whom she appeared frequently on stage, TV and in films. Dulcie was born in Malaya, where her father was a lawyer and sent her to boarding school in England at quite an early age. Originally interested in dance until the lure of the theatre altered her direction...
15. Brenda Cowling Brenda Cowling Actress, Octopussy
16. Peter Howell Peter Howell Actor, Emergency-Ward 10 Peter Howell was born to Owen, a solicitor, and his wife Nora, nee Mally, on 25 October 1919. He attended Winchester College and Christ Church college, Oxford but left his study course when he was called up in 1939. Invalided out of the service in 1943 he became interested in acting through his sister Gillian...
17. Geoffrey Toone Geoffrey Toone Actor, The King and I Distinguished character actor and one time matinée idol Geoffrey Toone appeared in some of London's most famous stage productions of the 20th century. A stalwart of the Old Vic Theatre since the early 1930s, he worked with stars such as Ralph Richardson and Roger Livesey, and went on to appear in John Gielgud's magisterial 1934 production of Hamlet...
18. John Horsley John Horsley Actor, Shadow Squad John made his acting debut at the Theatre Royal, Bournemouth. After spending a year in various reps. including Hastings, Watford and Eastbourne, he was conscripted into the Devon Yeomanry during the war and served in Italy and Sicily, but contracted hepatitis. He then became a member of the Army Bureau For Current Affairs - Play Unit...
19. Catherine Lacey Catherine Lacey Actress, The Lady Vanishes
20. Frank Latimore Frank Latimore Actor, Patton Hollywood romantic lead of the 40s who continued his career in Continental films after 1948.
21. Pauline Yates Pauline Yates Actress, Harriet's Back in Town Born in St. Helens, Merseyside, Pauline Yates knew she wanted to be an actress from an early age. After leaving school, she went straight into Oldham Rep., making her stage debut aged 17 as Grace Poole in Jane Eyre In the late 1960s she landed her first TV role and was starting to become a familiar face on programmes such as Crown Court and Armchair Theatre...
22. Daphne Oxenford Daphne Oxenford Actress, Gilbert & Sullivan: The Very Models The phrase has now been enshrined in the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. "The time is a quarter to two," the announcer would intone. "This is the BBC Light Programme for mothers and children at home. Are you ready for the music? When it stops, Daphne Oxenford will be here to speak to you." "The music"...
23. Mark Kingston Mark Kingston Actor, No Job for a Lady
24. John Woodnutt John Woodnutt Actor, Dragonheart: A New Beginning John Woodnutt was a serious, gaunt-faced character actor with extensive stage experience. He made his professional acting debut at the Oxford Playhouse at the age of 18. He also performed Shakespearean roles at the Open Air Theatre at London's Regent's Park. He had a long string of television credits to his name...
25. Preston Lockwood Preston Lockwood Actor, Time Bandits
26. Patsy Smart Patsy Smart Actress, The Elephant Man
27. Anne Dyson Anne Dyson Actress, The Princess Bride
28. Gabrielle Blunt Gabrielle Blunt Actress, Whisky Galore Gabrielle Blunt found theatre and television more productive arenas throughout a career spanning six decades. Her small-screen breakthrough came with the 1968 George Cole-starring comedy A Man of Our Times, after which she moved comfortably between comedy and drama. In later years, she was regularly to be found in hit comedies including Shine on Harvey Moon...
29. Margaret Courtenay Margaret Courtenay Actress, The Mirror Crack'd Ebullient Welsh-born character actress Margaret Courtenay was born on November 14, 1923 in Cardiff, Wales. With resounding voice and dominant personality, she was known for The Mirror Crack'd, Duet for One and Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. Courtenay was trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. A prolific performer at the London West End...
30. Diana Churchill Diana Churchill Actress, Scott of the Antarctic
31. Michael Anthony Michael Anthony Actor, The Romantic Young Lady
32. Elisabeth Welch Elisabeth Welch Actress, Dead of Night In British films of the 1930s and 1940s, American-born singer Elisabeth Welch made several memorable guest appearances in cabaret sequences, and starred opposite Paul Robeson in two features. Sophisticated, glamorous and charming, her appearances were a refreshing departure from the stereotype of black women perpetuated by Hollywood films of that time...
33. Frances Bennett Frances Bennett Actress, Compact
34. Wally Patch Wally Patch Actor, Pygmalion
35. Marigold Sharman Marigold Sharman Actress, The Shadow of the Tower
36. Annette Kerr Annette Kerr Actress, Murder Most Foul
37. Phyllis Morris Phyllis Morris Actress, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
38. Joan Newell Joan Newell Actress, Owen, M.D.
39. Billy Milton Billy Milton Actor, Saturday Night Revue
40. Michael Deacon Michael Deacon Actor, The Lord of the Rings
41. Nan Braunton Nan Braunton Actress, The Grove Family
42. Daphne Goddard Daphne Goddard Actress, Prime Suspect: Inner Circles
43. Derek Tansley Derek Tansley Actor, The Servant
44. Beatrix Mackey Beatrix Mackey Actress, The Railway Children
45. Norah Blaney Norah Blaney Actress, A Song of Sixpence
46. Cecil Morton York Cecil Morton York Actor, In His Grip
47. Louis Haslar Louis Haslar Actor, Cold Light of Day
48. John Hughman John Hughman Actor, Time Bandits
49. Nancy Seabrooke Nancy Seabrooke Actress, Double Exit
50. Betty Woolfe Betty Woolfe Actress, Murder by Decree
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