Highgate East London,England

by Syl | created - 26 Dec 2012 | updated - 15 Apr 2016 | Public

The men and women interred at Highgate East Cemetery in Highgate, London, England.

1. Jeremy Beadle

Producer | Hot Shots

Jeremy Beadle was born on April 12, 1948 in Hackney, London, England as Jeremy James Anthony Gibson Beadle. He was a writer and producer, known for Hot Shots (1994), Eureka (1981) and Beadle's About (1986). He was married to Susan (Sue) Maria Marshall. He died on January 30, 2008 in Westminster, ...

2. Douglas Adams

Writer | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Born Douglas Noel Adams on March 11, 1952 in Cambridge. From 1959 until 1970 he went to Brentwood school in Essex, and his main interest was science. As a student in Cambridge he decided to hitch-hike through Europe to Istanbul, and in order to raise funds for this he took a lot of small jobs. In ...

Plot: Square 74, Plot 52377

3. Catherine Bramwell-Booth

Self | Everyman

Catherine Bramwell-Booth was born on July 20, 1883 in Hadley Wood, Middlesex, England. She died on October 3, 1987 in Finchampstead, Berkshire, England.

4. Shura Cherkassky

Music_department | So Little Time

Shura Cherkassky was born on October 7, 1909 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on So Little Time (1952), Sunday Night (1965) and Music for You (1951). He died on December 27, 1995 in London, England.

5. Diane Cilento

Actress | The Wicker Man

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones (1963) and appeared in The Third Secret (1964) the following year but she allowed her film career to decline following her marriage to actor Sean Connery, the second of her three husbands, to whom ...

6. John Copley

La Bohème

John Copley was born on June 12, 1933 in Birmingham, England as John Michael Harold Copley. He is known for his work on La Bohème (2010), Live from Lincoln Center (1976) and La Bohème (1982).

7. Edith Day

Actress | A Romance of the Air

Edith Day was born on April 10, 1896 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Edith Marie Day. She was an actress, known for A Romance of the Air (1918), Children Not Wanted (1920) and The Grain of Dust (1918). She was married to Pat Somerset and Carl E. Carlton. She died on May 1, 1971 in London, England.

8. George Eliot

Writer | Middlemarch

Mary Anne Evans was born on 22 November 1819 at South Farm, Arbury Hall near Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Her parents were Robert Evans, the manager of Arbury Hall, and Christina Evans. She had four siblings: Robert, Fanny, Chrissy and Isaac. Mary was always considered a serious child and she always had...

9. Paul Foot

Actor | Peacock Season

Paul Foot is an actor and writer, known for Peacock Season (2009), Funny as Hell (2011) and The Alternative Comedy Experience (2013).

Plot: Near Karl Marx

10. Bruce Fraser

Bruce Fraser was born in 1888 in Acton, London, England as Bruce Austin Fraser. He died in 1981.

11. William Friese-Greene

Director | Hyde Park Corner

The film industry paid for his funeral and his gravestone, in Highgate Cemetary, bears a specially commissioned monument by Sir Edwin Luytens. His tombstone bears the inscription "the inventor of Kinematography" and the patent number 10,131.

12. Lou Gish

Actress | Where the Heart Is

Lou Gish was a bright and sassy actor of natural poise and comic edge. The daughter of the actors Roland Curram and Sheila Gish, she demonstrated her range in her last two stage roles.

At the tiny Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, west London, in January last year, she played General Pinochet's Spanish ...

13. Sheila Gish

Actress | Highlander

Sheila Gish was born on April 23, 1942 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as Sheila Anne Syme Gash. She was an actress, known for Highlander (1986), Mansfield Park (1999) and Highlander: Endgame (2000). She was married to Denis Lawson and Roland Curram. She died on March 9, 2005 in Camden, London, ...

14. Lukas Heller

Writer | Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte

German screenwriter who began in British films in 1959. He became best known for his work with the director Robert Aldrich in the 1960's.

16. Hutch Hutchinson

Music_department | The Wedding Singer

Hutch Hutchinson is known for his work on The Wedding Singer (1998).

Plot: Near to the entrance to the cemetery. In the section immediately on your right as you enter the cemetery

17. Bert Jansch

Soundtrack | The Squid and the Whale

Bert Jansch was born on November 3, 1943 in Glasgow, Scotland as Herbert Jansch. He was a composer, known for The Squid and the Whale (2005), Downsizing (2017) and Calendar Girls (2003). He was married to Loren Auerbach, Heather Rosemary Sewell and Lynda Campbell. He died on October 5, 2011 in ...

18. Karl Marx

Self | The Victor Marx Story

Karl Marx was born in 1936 in Louisiana, USA as Soké Karl William Marx. He was married to Kathleen. He died on February 13, 2013 in Santa Maria, California, USA.

19. Edna May

Actress | Salvation Joan

Edna May was born on September 2, 1878 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Edna May Pettie. She was an actress, known for Salvation Joan (1916). She was married to Oscar Lewisohn and Frederick Titus. She died on January 2, 1948 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

20. Carl Mayer

Writer | Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

Carl Meyer was the son of a stock speculator who committed suicide. He had to leave school at 15 to work as a secretary. Mayer moved away from Graz to Innsbruck and then Vienna, where he worked as a dramatist. Meanwhile, the events of the First World War turned him into a pacifist.

In 1917 he went ...

21. Malcolm McLaren

Soundtrack | Suicide Squad

In the mid 1970s, as a young man not yet thirty, Malcolm McLaren owned and operated a London shop simply called "Sex" and dreamed of fame and fortune. He met a half formed group of teenage rock star hopefuls and fed them happy half truths about the great bands he had led to stardom. With his help ...

22. William H. Monk

Soundtrack | Logan

He was first mu­sic­al ed­it­or for "Hymns An­cient and Mo­dern", the historic hym­nal which sold 60 mil­lion co­pies. He contributed more than 50 original tunes to that volume.

23. Henry Moore

Art_department | The Pythoness

Henry Moore was born on July 30, 1898 in Castleford, West Yorkshire, England as Henry Spencer Moore. He is known for his work on The Pythoness (1951), A Hundred Years Undergound (1963) and Masters of Modern Sculpture Part II: Beyond Cubism (1978). He was married to Irina Radetsky. He died on August...

24. Sidney Nolan

Art_department | Burke & Wills

Sidney Nolan was born on April 22, 1917 in Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Sidney Robert Nolan. He is known for his work on Burke & Wills (1985), The Rite of Spring (1962) and Paradise Garden (1974). He was married to Mary Boyd, Cynthia Reed and Elizabeth Paterson. He died on ...

26. Ralph Richardson

Actor | Doctor Zhivago

Sir Ralph Richardson was one of the greatest actors of the 20th Century English-language theater, ascending to the height of his profession in the mid-1930s when he became a star in London's West End. He became the first actor of his generation to be knighted. He became Sir Ralph in 1947, and was ...

27. Anthony Shaffer

Writer | Sleuth

Anthony Shaffer was born on May 15, 1926 in Liverpool, England as Anthony Joshua Shaffer. He is known for his work on Sleuth (1972), The Wicker Man (1973) and Frenzy (1972). He was married to Diane Cilento and Carolyn Soley. He died on November 6, 2001 in London, England.

28. Nat Taylor

Producer | Explosion

Nat Taylor was born in 1905. He was a producer, known for Explosion (1969), The Reincarnate (1971) and Dreamland: A History of Early Canadian Movies 1895-1939 (1974). He died on February 29, 2004.

29. George Thalben-Ball

Soundtrack | Seance on a Wet Afternoon

George Thalben-Ball was born on June 18, 1896 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as George Thomas Thalben-Ball. He died on January 18, 1987.

30. Feliks Topolski

Art_department | The Rake's Progress

Feliks Topolski was born on August 14, 1907 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on Notorious Gentleman (1945), Face to Face (1959) and Poland's New Front (1942). He died on August 24, 1989 in London, England.

31. Max Wall

Actor | Jabberwocky

Max Wall was born on March 12, 1908 in Brixton, London, England as Maxwell George Lorimer. He was an actor and writer, known for Jabberwocky (1977), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) and Born and Bred (1978). He died on May 22, 1990 in London.

Plot: The section in front of Karl Marx

33. Alan Howard

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Alan Howard was born on August 5, 1937 in London, England as Alan Mackenzie Howard. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) and The Return of the Musketeers (1989). He was married to Sally Beauman and ...

34. Corin Redgrave

Actor | Excalibur

Corin Redgrave, a towering, award-winning force on the British stage but a lesser universally recognized third-generation scion of the acting dynasty, was the reddish-haired middle brother of his more internationally famous sisters, Vanessa Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave who achieved widespread ...

35. Daniel Topolski

Actor | True Blue

Daniel Topolski was born on June 4, 1945 in London, England. He is known for his work on True Blue (1996) and Oxford Blues (1984). He was married to Susan Gilmore. He died on February 21, 2015 in England.

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