British comic actor who became an international star, then faltered.
English character actor, usually portraying bluff, dependable authority figures.
English leading lady of the 30s and 40s; her gentle, well-bred air made her popular in Hollywood for a while.
Brooding Irish leading man in British films from 1946, after repertory experience.
German actor, in British films from 1951; often the villainous Nazi or the protagonist of a horror film.
Husky-voiced, often roguish British character star who divided his time between stage and screen.
Bald British character comedian, who rose to co-star status, then turned to direction.
British character actor, often of supercilious types or self-satisfied businessmen; on stage from 1922, screen from 1934
Gaunt, tall English actor whose personality lent itself best to sinister or horrific parts.
Veteran Scottish actor with stage and music-hall experience.
English character actor of stage and screen, frequently in comic cockney roles.
Hearty-type British light character actor, in films as amiable idiot or cheerful Lothario from the early 30s after a Stock Exchange career.
British director, producer and screenwriter, also a playwright, novelist and publisher; married to Sydney Box.
British stage and screen actress, adept at sympathetic spinsters and eccentric types.
British light comedian, former child actor from 1935
Distinguished Austrian actor who came to Britain in the mid-30s.
Vivacious English singing and dancing star of light musicals in the 30s, on stage from 1917
Lively British small-part actor who became a useful scriptwriter, director and production executive. Married actress Nanette Newman.
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.