Welsh leading actor, dramatist, screenwriter and director.
British stage (from 1929) and screen (from 1934) who usually played upper-middle-class women.
Stylish British stage actor, in occasional films.
British leading lady with a gentle, humorous personality.
Burly British cockney character actor, in films from 1920 after varied show-business experience.
British character actress, in innumerable films as understanding mum or dotty aunt.
British playwright, screen writer and actor whose credits read like a potted history of the British cinema.
Lean, good-looking British leading man, best known as TV's The Third Man and Klaatu in The Day the Earth Stood Still.
British leading man, in repertory from 1937 until spotted by a film talent scout.
British leading lady with brief stage and TV experience.
British character actress, former leading lady.
Tall, virile-looking British leading man whose career faltered when he went to Hollywood and played villains.
Gentle-mannered British leading lady who turned in several pleasing performances in the 40s.
Distinguished British stage actress with inimitable voice and clarity of diction.
British leading lady, on stage and screen from 1936; her youthful appearance enabled her to continue in juvenile roles for many years.
British ‘blonde bombshell’ who played good-time girls from the 1940s.
Diminutive (5ft 2ins) British comedian with music-hall and concert hall experience.
Distinguished British stage actress.
British comedian with inimitable gap-toothed manner; became Hollywood’s favourite idea of the English silly ass. Also on stage and TV.
British leading actress of the 1940s; on stage and screen.