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1. Michael Rennie Michael Rennie Actor, The Day the Earth Stood Still The British actor Michael Rennie worked as a car salesman and factory manager before he turned to acting. A meeting with a Gaumont-British Studios casting director led to Rennie's first acting job - that of stand-in for Robert Young in Secret Agent directed by Alfred Hitchcock. He put his film career on hold for a few years to get some acting experience on the stage...
2. Paul Shane Paul Shane Actor, You Rang, M'Lord?
3. Ian Carmichael Ian Carmichael Actor, I'm All Right Jack Unassuming, innocent-eyed and always ingratiating, Brit comedy actor Ian Carmichael was quite the popular chap in late 50s and early 60s film. He was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England on June 18, 1920, the son of Arthur Denholm Carmichael, an optician, and his wife Kate (Gillett). After receiving his schooling at Bromsgove High School and Scarborough College...
4. Peter Diamond Peter Diamond Stunts, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Peter Diamond was one of the finest British stuntmen, with a career spanning over fifty years worth of television and film work. He originally trained as an actor at RADA and went on to become a stuntman, fight arranger and director. He is best known internationally for his work on the Star Wars films...
5. Savannah Gold Savannah Gold Actress, SSI: Sex Squad Investigation Buxom and shapely 5'2" blonde bombshell Savannah Gold was born on October 29, 1984 in Yorkshire, England. Savannah started out performing in amateur hardcore fare under her real name of Natalie Heck in her native England. She subsequently went on to work in more professional adult movies for such major companies as Hustler...
6. Bernard Miles Bernard Miles Actor, The Man Who Knew Too Much The British character actor Bernard Miles was born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, in 1907; his father was a farm laborer and his mother was a cook. After graduation from Pembroke College, Oxford, he was a teacher for a while and then joined the New Theatre in London. In 1937, he worked in Herbert Farjeon's revue company and established his theatrical career...
7. Jimmy Savile Jimmy Savile Self, Jim'll Fix It
8. Kitty McGeever Kitty McGeever Actress, Emmerdale
9. Danny O'Dea Danny O'Dea Actor, Last of the Summer Wine Danny O'Dea (born Peter Wrenshall, 22 December 1911) was an actor. Danny O'Dea was a British funnyman born out of the finest Music Hall tradition, left a legacy which spans eight decades and reads like the history of British comedy. He performed alongside some of the biggest names in the business including Arthur Askey...
10. Charlotte Brontë Charlotte Brontë Writer, Jane Eyre Charlotte was born 1816, the third of the six children of Patrick Brontë, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife Maria Branwell Brontë. After their mother's death in 1821, Charlotte and her sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, were sent to Cowan Bridge Clergy Daughters' School, which Charlotte would later immortalize as the brutal Lowood school in "Jane Eyre"...
11. Richard Thorp Richard Thorp Actor, Emmerdale
12. Emily Brontë Emily Brontë Writer, Wuthering Heights The dreamiest of the talented Brontë clan, Emily Jane Brontë was born in 1818. Her mother died when she was barely more than a toddler, and Emily and her younger sister, Anne, became very close. Along with their other siblings, 'Charlotte Bronte' and Branwell Bronte, they invented the make-believe kingdoms of Angria and Gondal, which occupied their lonely childhoods...
13. Christopher Gable Christopher Gable Actor, The Boy Friend
14. Arthur Lucan Arthur Lucan Actor, Vampire Over London Arthur Towle was in show business from 1900 when he left school until his dying day. He started as an "Irish" character comedian in British music halls; touring Ireland with this act in 1913, he met and married Kitty McShane (she was 15, he 26). They gradually evolved the act of "Old Mother Riley and her Daughter" (Arthur...
15. Bryan Mosley Bryan Mosley Actor, Coronation Street
16. Jack Woolgar Jack Woolgar Actor, Crossroads
17. Teddy Turner Teddy Turner Actor, Never the Twain
18. James Herriot James Herriot Writer, All Creatures Great and Small Alf Wight ("James Herriot") was born on 3 October 1916 in Sunderland, near Newcastle. However the family moved to Yoker, a suburb of Glasgow, when Alf was three weeks old. He attended Glasgow Veterinary School. He moved to Thirsk, North Yorkshire, in 1940, to work for Donald Sinclair ("Siegfried Farnon") at his practice at 23 Kirkgate...
19. Howard Marks Howard Marks Actor, Human Traffic
20. Lynne Perrie Lynne Perrie Actress, Coronation Street Lynne Perrie (7 April 1931 - 24 March 2006) was a Yorkshire based actress and singer. Known as ''Little Miss Dynamite'', due to her vibrant personality, Perrie performed her cabaret act in clubs all around Britain, and in France, Germany, South Africa and the United States throughout the 1960s. In 1964...
21. David Nicholls David Nicholls Actor, Gladiator
22. Joe Belcher Joe Belcher Actor, An American Werewolf in London
23. Tony Capstick Tony Capstick Actor, Last of the Summer Wine
24. Jane Arden Jane Arden Actress, Separation Jane Arden was born in Wales in 1927 and left for London in her teens. She trained at RADA and quickly began working as an actress and playwright. It was there that she met her future husband, Philip Saville, who is now perhaps most known for his work Boys from the Blackstuff and The Life and Loves of a She-Devil. They had 2 children, Sebastian Saville and Dominic Saville and one step- child, Elizabeth Saville...
25. Stan Richards Stan Richards Actor, Emmerdale
26. Paul Luty Paul Luty Actor, Love Thy Neighbour
27. Frances Cox Frances Cox Actress, Strike: The Birth of Solidarity
28. John Collin John Collin Actor, Tess
29. Roy Alon Roy Alon Stunts, Children of Men
30. Barry Hines Barry Hines Writer, Kes
31. Richard Whiteley Richard Whiteley Thanks, Countdown John Richard Whiteley, a staunchly proud Yorkshireman, was a much-loved television presenter and journalist, born in Bradford, Yorkshire in 1943. He was best known for being the presenter of the long running UK Channel 4 television show Countdown. However, prior to this he was primarily a journalist...
32. George Malpas George Malpas Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
33. Pat Kirkwood Pat Kirkwood Self, From Me to You
34. Russell Harty Russell Harty Self, The Kids Are Alright
35. Jimmy Thompson Jimmy Thompson Actor, Carry on Cruising
36. Arthur Pentelow Arthur Pentelow Actor, Gladiatorerna
37. Anne Brontë Anne Brontë Writer, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall The youngest of the talented Brontë siblings, Anne was born January 17th, 1820 to Rev. Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell Brontë. Her mother died of cancer when she was only a year old, and growing up Anne was especially close to her elder sister Emily Brontë. Along with their other sister, Charlotte Brontë and their only brother...
38. Ronald Herdman Ronald Herdman Actor, Four Weddings and a Funeral
39. Peter Jackson Peter Jackson Cinematographer, A Touch of Frost
40. Fred Trueman Fred Trueman Self, The Indoor League
41. Muriel Aked Muriel Aked Actress, Rome Express
42. Lorraine Peters Lorraine Peters Actress, The Wicker Man
43. Fred Feast Fred Feast Actor, Coronation Street
44. Harold Shipman Harold Shipman Self, Harold Shipman: Measuring Evil Dr. Harold Shipman was born the son of Vera and Harold Shipman. He was the middle of 3 children. His father was a lorry driver and his mother a home maker. In 1957 he studied at High Pavement grammar school (6th form). He was an avid rugby player as a child. His mother's lingering death from lung cancer in June 1963 had a profound effect on the psyche of young Harold...
45. Quentin Lawrence Quentin Lawrence Director, The Crawling Eye
46. Tubby Andrews Tubby Andrews Actor, Brassed Off
47. Bill Waddington Bill Waddington Actor, Coronation Street
48. Harry Beety Harry Beety Actor, Threads
49. William Sanders William Sanders Actor, Willy Wants to Ride a Horse
50. Willis Hall Willis Hall Writer, Billy Liar
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