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1. Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Soundtrack, Metropolis Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964 Freddie and his family flew to England. Freddie was very delighted to come to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art...
2. Gordon Jackson Gordon Jackson Actor, The Great Escape Gordon Cameron Jackson was born on December 19, 1923, in Glasgow, Scotland, the youngest of five children, whose father taught painting in the city. His interest in acting began during his school years, when he took part in many amateur productions. This led to him being spotted by the BBC, and that led to work in such radio shows such as "Children's Hour" followed...
3. Margaret Lockwood Margaret Lockwood Actress, The Lady Vanishes Karachi-born Margaret Lockwood, daughter of a British colonial railway clerk, was educated in London and studied to be an actress at the Italia Conti Drama School. Her first moment on stage came at the age of 12, when she played a fairy in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in 1928. She had a bit part in the Drury Lane production of "Cavalcade" in 1932...
4. Michael Winner Michael Winner Director, Death Wish Michael Winner was interested in film at an early age, especially writing, which brought him briefly to television. He then moved into directing at age 25, and after a few comedies and vehicles for pop stars, quickly switched to more dramatic films, attaining something of a trade mark for violence - frequently working with Charles Bronson...
5. Wilfrid Lawson Wilfrid Lawson Actor, Pygmalion A scene stealing actor of lugubrious countenance, Wilfred Lawson (born Wilfred Worsnop) made his debut on the stage in "Trilby" at the Pier Pavilion in Brighton at the age of 16. He served as a pilot in the RAF during the final months of World War I, before resuming his theatrical career, becoming a well-established character player by the end of the decade...
6. Charles Crichton Charles Crichton Director, A Fish Called Wanda Director Charles Crichton's film career began as an editor in 1935 with Alexander Korda's London Films, and in that capacity he worked on such productions as Sanders of the River, Things to Come and Elephant Boy (which introduced Sabu to movie audiences). He soon left London Films for Ealing Studios...
7. Jill Bennett Jill Bennett Actress, For Your Eyes Only
8. Ernest Thesiger Ernest Thesiger Actor, Bride of Frankenstein Although he made nearly 60 films in a 50-year acting career, it is for the two he made with director James Whale that Ernest Thesiger will be best remembered. Born Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger in London on January 15, 1879, he was the grandson of the first Baron of Chelmsford. Educated at Marlbrough college and the Slade...
9. Hattie Jacques Hattie Jacques Actress, Sykes Prior to entering show business, she worked as a Red Cross nurse and as a welder. She did an audition at the Players Theatre on a Friday, on the Monday she was a professional entertainer singing Marie Lloyd songs. She got the name Hattie while at the Players when as part of her act she sang a negro song...
10. Irene Handl Irene Handl Actress, The Italian Job English character actress best known for her many portrayals of feisty cockney types, ranging from barmaids to landladies, charwomen to cooks. Unlike her working class screen personae, Irene's parentage was quite cosmopolitan, her father a Viennese banker, her mother a French aristocrat - affluent enough to enable her to travel extensively in her youth...
11. Richard Wattis Richard Wattis Actor, The Prince and the Showgirl A balding, bespectacled, bird-like British comic actor, Richard Wattis was an invaluable asset to any UK comedy film or TV programme for nearly thirty years. Much associated with the Eric Sykes TV series for the latter part of his career. He was often seen in officious roles, such as snooty shop managers...
12. John Normington John Normington Actor, Atonement
13. Hal Galili Hal Galili Actor, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
14. Bill Shine Bill Shine Actor, The Red Shoes
15. Toby Robins Toby Robins Actress, For Your Eyes Only
16. Jean St. Clair Jean St. Clair Actress, The Exchange Student
17. Geoffrey Burridge Geoffrey Burridge Actor, An American Werewolf in London
18. Aileen Raymond Aileen Raymond Actress, Crossroads
19. Peggy Ann Clifford Peggy Ann Clifford Actress, Kind Hearts and Coronets
20. Bernard Stone Bernard Stone Actor, Poor Cow
21. Frank Allenby Frank Allenby Actor, The Flame and the Arrow
22. Guy Kingsley Poynter Guy Kingsley Poynter Actor, The Girl Hunters
23. Jennifer Paterson Jennifer Paterson Self, Two Fat Ladies
24. Rory McEwen Rory McEwen Self, Hullabaloo!
25. Kenneth Horne Kenneth Horne Production Manager, This Happy Breed
26. Donald Macardle Donald Macardle Writer, Thursday's Child
27. Valerie Taylor Valerie Taylor Actress, Repulsion
28. Kenneth Thornett Kenneth Thornett Actor, The Adventures of Black Beauty
29. April Wilding April Wilding Actress, Secrets of a Windmill Girl
30. Patricia Hooker Patricia Hooker Writer, A Season in Hell
31. Mara Purcell Mara Purcell Actress, Miss Marple: Nemesis
32. Reed De Rouen Reed De Rouen Actor, The Pleasure Lovers
33. Moira Lynd Moira Lynd Actress, Going Straight
34. Victor Baring Victor Baring Actor, A Shot in the Dark
35. Leon Eagles Leon Eagles Actor, Gulliver in Lilliput
36. Wilfred Babbage Wilfred Babbage Actor, The Orange Orchard
37. Mary Preston Mary Preston Actress, Timeslip In 1959, just a few months after West Side Story opened at Her Majesty's, Mary took over the role of Anita from Chita Rivera, who was considered so essential to the show that its London opening was delayed until her child had been born. If the part was made for Chita, Mary's brilliant portrayal of the vivacious...
38. Cynthia Bizeray Cynthia Bizeray Actress, The Dirty Dozen
39. Elsie Wagstaff Elsie Wagstaff Actress, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
40. Ewan MacColl Ewan MacColl Soundtrack, X-Men: Days of Future Past
41. Marjorie Wilde Marjorie Wilde Actress, The Family Upstairs
42. Monica Stevenson Monica Stevenson Actress, Cave Men
43. Lewis Stringer Lewis Stringer Actor, London Wall
44. Reginald Jessup Reginald Jessup Actor, The Signalman
45. Olive Gregg Olive Gregg Actress, The Water Babies
46. Arthur Tarry Arthur Tarry Miscellaneous Crew, Thelma & Louise
47. Peter Stephens Peter Stephens Actor, Herostratus
48. Richard Gatehouse Richard Gatehouse Actor, Quiet Wedding
49. Princess Alice Princess Alice
50. Charles Penrose Charles Penrose Actor, The Derelict Son of a master watchmaker and jeweller, Frank Penrose Cawse was born on 11 November 1873 in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. Shortly after the birth his parents had a change of mind and re-registered him as Charles Penrose Dunbar Cawse. He began his career as an apprentice to the jewellery trade, eventually rising to the position of jewellery shop manager...
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