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1. Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick Director, The Shining Stanley Kubrick was born in New York, and was considered intelligent despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's father Jack (a physician) sent him in 1940 to Pasadena, California, to stay with his uncle Martin Perveler. Returning to the Bronx in 1941 for his last year of grammar school...
2. Nigel Hawthorne Nigel Hawthorne Actor, Amistad Born in Coventry, England on 5 April 1929. Raised in South Africa. Returned to the UK in the 1950s. Extensive theatre work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. His portrayal of "Sir Humphrey Appleby" in the BBC comedy Yes Minister won him international acclaim in the 1980s. In 1992, he was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for his "George III" in Alan Bennett's hit stage play...
3. Trevor Howard Trevor Howard Actor, Gandhi The son of an insurance underwriter, who represented Lloyd's of London in Ceylon, Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith was born in Margate, Kent. He spent his early childhood globetrotting with his mother, frequently left in the care of strangers. After attending private school, he subsequently trained at RADA (due to his mother's insistence)...
4. Jack Purvis Jack Purvis Actor, Star Wars
5. David Kossoff David Kossoff Actor, Indiscreet
6. Brian Wilde Brian Wilde Actor, Darling
7. Roger Livesey Roger Livesey Actor, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp The son of Joseph Livesey and Mary Catherine (nee Edwards), Roger was educated at Westminster City School, London. His first stage appearance was the office boy in Loyalties at St. James' theatre in 1917. Subsequently, he played in everything from Shakespeare to modern comedies. He played various roles in the West End from 1920 to 1926...
8. David Morris David Morris Actor, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
9. George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer, My Fair Lady The Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925, acquired a reputation as the greatest dramatist in the English language during the first half of the 20th Century for the plays he had written at the height of his creativity from "Mrs. Warren's Profession" in 1893 to "The Apple Cart" in 1929...
10. Martin Benson Martin Benson Actor, Goldfinger
11. John Barron John Barron Actor, The Turn of the Screw John Barron was born on Christmas Eve, 1920. A kind godfather paid his training fees at RADA in 1938. During the war, he served in the Navy, then returned to acting after demob, mostly in rep. productions. He soon became a theatre director, and directed Leonard Rossiter in numerous productions throughout the 1950s...
12. Melissa Stribling Melissa Stribling Actress, Horror of Dracula
13. Dave Atkins Dave Atkins Actor, Hellraiser
14. Michael Bilton Michael Bilton Actor, The Fourth Protocol
15. Bill Fraser Bill Fraser Actor, The Corn Is Green
16. Barbara Cartland Barbara Cartland Writer, The Lady and the Highwayman
17. A.E. Matthews A.E. Matthews Actor, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp The venerable British stage and film actor A.E. Matthews was born Alfred Edward Matthews on November 22, 1869 in Bridlington, Yorkshire, England. The actor nicknamed "Matty" established himself on the British and American stage and in British films, taking up the craft after working as a clerk in a London bookstore...
18. Michael Wisher Michael Wisher Actor, Doctor Who: Thirty Years in the TARDIS
19. Richard Carpenter Richard Carpenter Writer, Robin Hood Carpenter began as an actor, trained at the Old Vic Theatre School. After repertory work, he was first seen on screen playing character roles in television shows like Dixon of Dock Green, as well as being regularly featured in Knight Errant Limited and The Citadel. However, he became eventually dissatisfied with his acting career...
20. David Tree David Tree Actor, Don't Look Now British actor David Tree was a promising talent who came from prime theatre stock as the son of drama critic Alan Leonard Romaine Parsons and stage actress Viola Tree. His mother, in turn, was the daughter of one of England's most heralded classical stage actors of the late 19th century and early 20th century...
21. Harry Worth Harry Worth Actor, Diplomatic Privilege
22. Hilda Fenemore Hilda Fenemore Actress, The Offence
23. Allan Prior Allan Prior Writer, The Tokyo Ring
24. John Baker John Baker Actor, An Inspector Calls
25. Johnny Speight Johnny Speight Writer, Till Death Us Do Part
26. Dennis Spooner Dennis Spooner Writer, My Partner the Ghost
27. Alf Joint Alf Joint Stunts, Doctor Who
28. John Rostill John Rostill Soundtrack, Primary Colors
29. Denys N. Coop Denys N. Coop Camera and Electrical Department, The Third Man
30. John Wooldridge John Wooldridge Composer, Raiders in the Sky The composer John Wooldridge, was a pupil of Sibelius and a contemporary and friend of William Walton. He spent the war in Bomber Command. His promising career ended in a fatal car accident at the age of 47 in 1958. He was married to the actress Margaretta Scott from 1948 and was the father of the actress Susan Wooldridge and the director Hugh Wooldridge.
31. Will Stampe Will Stampe Actor, The Twelve Chairs
32. Jerry Wayne Jerry Wayne Actor, Frankie Carle and His Orchestra
33. Richard Jones Richard Jones Actor, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
34. Maude Spector Maude Spector Casting Director, Lawrence of Arabia
35. Geoffrey Lancashire Geoffrey Lancashire Writer, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
36. W. Barrington Dalby W. Barrington Dalby Self, The Magic Christian
37. John Drake John Drake Actor, Maid Marian
38. Tom Howard Tom Howard Visual Effects, 2001: A Space Odyssey Oscar winning Special Effects expert Thomas William Howard was born in England in 1910 and was to become one of the most influential and pioneering men in movie making, taking the development of special visual effects to a new level through the golden age of the 40's 50's and 60's. Tom began his career...
39. Alan Hackney Alan Hackney Writer, I'm All Right Jack
40. Mark Straker Mark Straker Producer, Life Beyond the Ropes: Michael Sprott
41. Lewis Grassic Gibbon Lewis Grassic Gibbon Writer, Sunset Song
42. Jack Silk Jack Silk Stunts, Thunderball
43. David Aylott David Aylott Director, The Boy and the Convict.
44. Chic Waterson Chic Waterson Camera and Electrical Department, Raiders of the Lost Ark
45. Carl Toms Carl Toms Costume Designer, One Million Years B.C.
46. Dennis Berry Dennis Berry Soundtrack, And Now for Something Completely Different Dennis Berry was involved in music from the age of 14. He played bass, guitar and saxophone. In 1939 he joined Francis Day and Hunter as a copyist before going on to Boosey and Hawkes as a staff arranger, then to Lawrence Wright and Paxton and finally Peer-Southern. He arranged for Caroll Gibbons, the Squadronaires and Ted Heath...
47. Vernon Greeves Vernon Greeves Actor, Henry V
48. Tom McNaughton Tom McNaughton Actor, Tillie's Tomato Surprise
49. Christopher Snell Christopher Snell Actor, Flyboys Christopher Snell was born in Hammersmith, London. His parents were Geoffrey Stuart Snell and Margaret Lonsdale Geary. He attended the King's School Canterbury, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and read Graduate Studies at the Guildhall School Of Music and Drama (London) and at the Banff School of Fine Art, (Banff, Canada)...
50. Bert Davey Bert Davey Art Director, Aliens
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