Lugubrious Scottish actor of stage and screen; his diction and gestures were inimitable.
English stage and film comedienne, specialising in warm-hearted tarts of the Northern or Cockney variety.
Debonair British leading actor of pleasant, if limited, range, on stage since 1924; films only occasionally gave him the right material.
Mild-mannered British light comedy actor, on stage from 1920, films from 1931; became well known with Basil Radford in many films as Englishmen abroad.
English leading actress of stage, screen and television.
Breezy British leading actor, a recognisable World War II type who later gave compassionate interpretations of middle-aged dreamers.
Distinguished British actress, on stage from 1928, usually in well-bred roles: films, rare.
British leading actor of Dutch descent.
British leading lady, a former chorus dancer who, in partnership with producer and, later, her husband Herbert Wilcox, built up a formidable film gallery of historical heroines.
British light character comedian, on stage from 1922, films from 1929
Tall, distinguished British actor, former schoolmaster, on stage from 1934
Debonair British leading man whose natural enthusiasm found several outlets before he accidentally ended up in Hollywood and was signed up as an extra.
Distinguished British stage actor, who in the late 1940s started a spectacular film career first as a master of disguise, then as a young hero and later as any character from Hitler to Obi Wan Kenobi.
Athletic leading man of the 1950s.
British broadcaster who came to fame as an actor in the 1950s.
British stage actor who made occasional film appearances.
British leading lady with stage experience. Married actor John Justin.
Vivacious, stylish English leading actress of the 1950s.
Blonde Welsh leading actress, a former teenage star.
British leading lady, born in India; came to Britain in 1928
British leading lady, usually cast in well-bred roles.
Distinguished British leading lady, whose stage and screen career was limited by delicate health.
Distinguished British stage actor whose film appearances were reasonably frequent.
Gentle-mannered British leading lady; married actor Michael Denison.
Red-headed British leading lady; moved into horror films and went to live in Hollywood.
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