British actor, fondly remembered as the impertinent fat boy of the Will Hay comedies.
British leading man of silents who became a character comedian specialising in hoary rustics, chiefly beloved as the ancient but resilient old Harbottle of the Will Hay comedies.
Czech actor whose personality adapted itself equally well to villainy or kindliness; in Britain from 1939
Portly British character actor (and playwright), on stage from 1929, films from 1938
Leading British stage actress, wife of Laurence Olivier.
British leading man, on stage from mid-1930s. Knighted in 1997
British leading lady, usually in upper-class roles.
English leading man, a likeable and dependable star of British comedies and action dramas in the 1950s.
British comedy actress with a long stage career dating from 1908
Incisive British character actor, son of Malcolm Keen.
Virile Welsh actor who rose from character roles to stardom, projecting honesty or villainy with equal appeal.
British character actor of stage, TV and screen.
Thin-lipped British character actor who rose briefly to star status in the 40s after playing many small-time crooks and tough sergeants; became popular on TV in the 60s as the first Doctor Who.
British stage actress, long-married to Roger Livesey; in occasional films.
Distinguished British stage actor who after unsuccessful experiments in home-grown silent films started his film career in Hollywood. His sophistication seemed enhanced by his war-scarred profile.
British leading lady of the 40s.
British leading actor in British and US films. Born in London, he was brought up in France and Australia.
Distinguished British stage actor and director, in occasional films as an actor.
Diminutive British character actress of Australian extraction, often seen in bit parts.
British character comedian whose sharp features were seen in many films from 1945