Death Place Matching "Dorset, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. J.R.R. Tolkien

Writer | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

English writer, scholar and philologist, Tolkien's father was a bank manager in South Africa. Shortly before his father died (1896) his mother took him and his younger brother to his father's native village of Sarehole, near Birmingham, England. The landscapes and Nordic mythology of the Midlands ...

2. Lionel Jeffries

Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

With his bald head, firm jawline and bristling moustache, Lionel Jeffries played a nice line of English eccentrics. This belied his RADA training. Following military service in WWII, he played his major roles - everything from Grandpa Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) to the Marquis of ...

3. Buster Merryfield

Actor | Only Fools and Horses....

Buster Merryfield was born on November 27, 1920 in Battersea, London, England as Harry Merryfield. He was an actor, known for Only Fools and Horses (1981), The Citadel (1983) and Shroud for a Nightingale (1984). He was married to Iris M Mountford. He died on June 23, 1999 in Poole, Dorset, England.

4. Ronald Howard

Actor | Come September

The British actor Ronald Howard was born in Norwood, London, England, in 1918. He and his younger sister Leslie Ruth Howard were raised by their mother Ruth Evelyn Martin and their father, the renowned actor Leslie Howard. After college, Howard became a newspaper reporter for a while but decided to...

5. Robert Brown

Actor | A View to a Kill

Robert Brown was born on July 23, 1921 in Swanage, Dorset, England as Robert James Brown. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), Licence to Kill (1989) and Octopussy (1983). He was married to Rita Becker. He died on November 11, 2003 in Swanage.

6. Jennifer Holt

Actress | Buffalo Bill Rides Again

Jennifer, born Elizabeth Marshall, was the daughter of film star Jack Holt and Margaret Wood Holt; she had an older half-sister from her mothers' previous marriage, named Imogene and a brother, Charles John Holt III, nicknamed Tim Holt. She would later change her name to Jennifer for professional ...

7. Kate Lansbury

Actress | EverAfter

Kate Lansbury trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama from 1958 to 1961. A very talented character actress, she excelled in the final year production of "Under Milk Wood". After leaving the Central School she went on tour with Rex Harrison and then pursued a career in both the theatre and...

8. Mark Northover

Actor | Willow

Mark Northover was born on March 27, 1950. He was an actor, known for Willow (1988), Hardware (1990) and Mack the Knife (1989). He died on June 6, 2004 in Upton, Dorset, England.

9. Peter Blythe

Actor | A Challenge for Robin Hood

Peter Blythe was born on September 14, 1934 in Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967), The Barchester Chronicles (1982) and Rumpole of the Bailey (1978). He died on June 27, 2004 in Dorset, England.

10. Oswald Morris

Cinematographer | Fiddler on the Roof

Oscar-winning cinematography Oswald Morris was one of the most outstanding directors of photography of the 20th Century, making his reputation by expanding the parameters of color cinematography. Born in November 1915 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, a month short of his 17th birthday, he became ...

11. Arnold Diamond

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Arnold Diamond was born on April 18, 1915 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Italian Job (1969) and The Saint (1962). He died on March 18, 1992 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

12. T.E. Lawrence

Writer | Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence was born on August 16, 1888 in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales as Thomas Edward Lawrence. He was a writer, known for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), With Lawrence in Arabia (1927) and T. E. Lawrence 1888-1935 (1962). He died on May 19, 1935 in Clouds Hill, Dorset, England.

13. Gerry Rafferty

Soundtrack | 50/50

Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on...

14. Thomas Hardy

Writer | Far from the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840 in Upper Bockhampton, Dorset, England. He was a writer, known for Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), Tess (1979) and Far from the Madding Crowd (1967). He was married to Florence Emily Dugdale and Emma Lavinia Gifford. He died on January 11, 1928 in Dorchester,...

15. Nicolas Chagrin

Actor | Beau Geste

Nicolas Chagrin was born on November 26, 1945 in Pancras, London, England. He was an actor, known for Beau Geste (1982), Doctor Who (1963) and The Knock (1994). He died on August 26, 2017 in Shaftesbury, Dorset, England.

16. Barry Howard

Actor | Hi-de-Hi!

Barry Howard was born on July 9, 1937 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Barry Frederick Howard. He was an actor, known for Hi-de-Hi! (1980), Doctor Who (2005) and You Rang, M'Lord? (1988). He died on April 28, 2016 in Poole, Dorset, England.

17. Keith Floyd

Writer | Floyd on Fish

Keith Floyd was born on December 28, 1943 in Wellington, Somerset, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Floyd on Fish (1985), Floyd on Food (1986) and Floyd on Africa (1996). He was married to Theresa Mary Smith, Shaunagh Floyd, Julie Hatcher and Jesmond Ruttledge. He died on September ...

18. John Fowles

Writer | The French Lieutenant's Woman

John Fowles was born on March 31, 1926 in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England as John Robert Fowles. He was a writer and actor, known for The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), The Collector (1965) and Bilanggo sa dilim (1986). He was married to Sarah Smith and Elizabeth Whitton. He died on November 5, ...

19. Jack Hargreaves

Producer | Playback

Jack Hargreaves was born on December 31, 1911 in London, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Playback (1965), How (1966) and Out of Town (1960). He was married to Isobel Hatfield, Elisabeth Van de Putte and Jeanette Haighler. He died on March 15, 1994 in Dorchester, Dorset, England.

20. Bridget Turner

Actress | Under Milk Wood

Bridget Turner was born on February 22, 1939 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Bridget Joanna Turner. She was an actress, known for Under Milk Wood (1971), Pride and Prejudice (1995) and Resurrection (1968). She was married to Frank Cox. She died on December 27, 2014 in Dorchester, Dorset, ...

21. Billy Burden

Actor | Grace & Favour

Billy Burden was born on June 15, 1914 in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England as William George Burden. He was an actor, known for Are You Being Served? Again! (1992), Hi-de-Hi! (1980) and Oh Happy Band (1980). He died on June 3, 1994 in Wimborne Minster.

22. Victor Brooks

Actor | Goldfinger

Victor Brooks was born on November 11, 1918 in Woolwich, London, England as Victor Ronald Brooks. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Department S (1969) and The Hostage (1956). He died on January 19, 2000 in Dorset, England.

23. Toni Gilpin

Actress | Danger Man

Toni Gilpin was born in 1935 in Glasgow, Scotland as Antonia Maria Shakespeare McGettigan. She was an actress, known for Danger Man (1960), Some Will, Some Won't (1970) and The Avengers (1961). She was married to Richard Carr. She died on October 25, 2016 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

24. Geoffrey Wilkinson

Actor | Treasure Island

Geoffrey Francis Murray Wilkinson 1889-1955 was born in Staines, Surrey to Henry and Amy Wilkinson. His father was a stockbroker. The 1891 census shows them living in Weir House at Cookham, Berkshire. The 1901 census shows the family living at 17 Durham Villas, Kensington, London.

As early as 1915 ...

25. Marika Rivera

Actress | Fiddler on the Roof

Marika Rivera was born on November 13, 1919, in Paris, France. Her father was Diego Rivera, then an aspiring Cubist artist from Mexico, living in Paris. Her mother was the Russian born artist, named Marie Vorobieff, also known under her artistic name as Marevna. Shortly after her birth her father ...

26. David Conville

Actor | Surgical Spirit

David Conville was born on June 4, 1929 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India as David Henry Conville. He was an actor and writer, known for Surgical Spirit (1989), Softly Softly (1966) and The Play on One (1988). He was married to Philippa Gail and Jean Margaret Bury. He died on November 24, 2018 in Dorset,...

27. Freddie Stevens

Actor | Tin Men

Freddie Stevens was born on March 29, 1934 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England as Frederick William Humphrys. He was an actor, known for Tin Men (1987), Emu's All Live Pink Windmill Show (1984) and Emu's World (1982). He died on January 26, 2016 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

28. Gordon K. McCallum

Sound Department | Superman

Gordon K. McCallum was born on May 26, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Gordon Keith McCallum. He is known for his work on Superman (1978), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and Diamonds Are Forever (1971). He died on September 10, 1989 in Dorset, England.

29. Ken Richmond

Actor | Night and the City

Ken Richmond was born on July 10, 1926 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Night and the City (1950), World of Sport (1964) and The Golden Gong (1985). He was married to Valentina. He died on August 3, 2006 in Christchurch, Dorset, England.

30. Philippa Gail

Actress | The Jazz Age

Philippa Gail was born on August 16, 1942 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England as Philippa Juliet Antonia Gordge. She was an actress, known for The Jazz Age (1968), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Ring of Bright Water (1969). She was married to David Conville. She died on July 25, 1999 in ...

31. Leon Thau

Director | Potty Time

Leon Thau was born on April 8, 1926 in Jaffa, Israel as Judah Leon Thau. He was a director and actor, known for Potty Time (1973), Save the Lady (1982) and Carry On Up the Khyber (1968). He died on May 16, 2010 in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England.

32. Desmond Cullum-Jones

Actor | Dempsey and Makepeace

Desmond Cullum-Jones was born on December 1, 1924 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Dempsey and Makepeace (1985), Dad's Army (1971) and Z Cars (1962). He was married to Elizabeth. He died on June 6, 2002 in Poole, Dorset, England.

33. John Wentworth

Actor | The Main Chance

John Wentworth was born on June 7, 1908 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Arthur John Wentworth Powell. He was an actor, known for The Main Chance (1969), The Onedin Line (1971) and Heiress of Garth (1965). He died in June 1989 in Dorset, England.

34. Bryan Coleman

Actor | The Crying Game

Bryan Coleman was born on January 29, 1911 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Crying Game (1992), Chaplin (1992) and My Friend Charles (1956). He died on July 4, 2005 in Dorset, England.

35. Ed Stewart

Actor | Moonbase 3

Born in Devon, Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart broke into broadcasting with a job at Radio Hong Kong working as a sports commentator, announcer and, finally, as a disc jockey. He returned to Britain in 1965 and joined the pirate station Radio London, before moving on to BBC Radio. He was one of Radio 1's ...

36. John Tavener

Soundtrack | Children of Men

John Tavener was born on January 28, 1944 in Wembley, London, England as John Kenneth Tavener. He was married to Maryanna Schaefer and Victoria Maragopoulou. He died on November 12, 2013 in Child Okeford, Dorset, England.

37. John Wetton

Soundtrack | The 40 Year Old Virgin

John Wetton was born on June 12, 1949 in Derby, Derbyshire, England as John Kenneth Wetton. He was married to Lisa Nojaim. He died on January 31, 2017 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

38. Kitty Atwood

Actress | Get Carter

Kitty Atwood was born on June 28, 1901 in Newark, Nottinghamshire, England as Adelaide Catherine Palmer. She was an actress, known for Get Carter (1971), The Avengers (1961) and Adam Adamant Lives! (1966). She died in 1991 in Weymouth, Dorset, England.

40. Dave Martin

Writer | Doctor Who

Dave Martin was an English author of thrillers, children's books and teleplays. A self-described 'working-class grammar school boy', he began his career late in life, having variously spent time building pylons, working in hospitals and in advertising. He was also attracted to the stage and worked ...

41. Denis West Payton

Soundtrack | Catch Us If You Can

Denis West Payton was born on August 11, 1943 in Walthamstow, London, England as Denis Archibald West Payton. He was an actor, known for Having a Wild Weekend (1965) and Hold On: It's the Dave Clark Five (1968). He died on December 17, 2006 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

42. Peter Munt

Stunts | Willow

Peter Munt was born in 1926 in Brentford, Middlesex, England as George Royston Munt. He is known for his work on Willow (1988), Barry Lyndon (1975) and A Room with a View (1985). He died on September 7, 2011 in Dorchester, Dorset, England.

43. Philip Brack

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Philip Brack was born on February 27, 1927 in Burnley, Lancashire, England as Philip Thomas Whittle. He was an actor, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Silver Sword (1971) and The Darwin Adventure (1972). He was married to Paddy Frost. He died on July 29, 1979 in Sherborne, Dorset, ...

44. Ann Jellicoe

Writer | The Knack ...and How to Get It

Ann Jellicoe is an English playwright and theatrical director who's best known for her 1962 play "The Knack", which was adapted into the 1965 film The Knack... and How to Get It (1965) by director Richard Lester, and for promoting the idea of "community plays". Jellicoe was born on July 15, 1927 in...

45. Julian Bond

Writer | The Shooting Party

British dramatist and screenwriter. Creator of 'Police Surgeon', the series that led to 'The Avengers'.

46. Fred Karno

Writer | Mother, Don't Rush Me

Fred Karno was born on March 26, 1866 in Exeter, England as Fred John Westcott. He was a writer and actor, known for Mother, Don't Rush Me (1936), The Bad Companions (1932) and Jail Birds (1940). He was married to Marie T. L. Moore and Edith Cuthbert. He died on September 18, 1941 in Dorset, ...

47. Trevor Lawrence

Actor | Doctor Who

Trevor Lawrence was born on July 27, 1944 in Newhaven, Sussex, England. He is known for his work on Doctor Who (1963), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974). He died on July 12, 2012 in Weymouth, Dorset, England.

48. Harry Corbett

Writer | Sooty

Harry Corbett was born on January 28, 1918 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He is known for his work on Sooty (2011), The Sooty Show (1968) and Sooty: Learn the Alphabet (2015). He was married to Marjorie Corbett. He died on August 17, 1989 in Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England.

49. Mimi Smith

Mary Elizabeth "Mimi" Smith (née Stanley; 24 April 1906 - 6 December 1991) was the maternal aunt and parental guardian of the English musician, John Lennon. Mimi Stanley was born in Toxteth, Liverpool, England the oldest of five daughters. She became a resident trainee nurse at the Woolton ...


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