British leading man of stage and screen, married to Muriel Pavlow; former schoolmaster.
Distinguished British actress, on stage from 1928, usually in well-bred roles: films, rare.
Lugubrious Scottish actor of stage and screen; his diction and gestures were inimitable.
Dignified British character actor. Married actress Joan Greenwood.
Suave English light leading man, who became an equally light character actor.
British character comedian, one of the screen’s greats; after many years in the music halls, starred in several incomparable farces playing variations on his favourite role of an incompetent, seedy schoolmaster.
Inimitable, garrulous, shapeless, endearing British comedy actress, who usually seemed to be playing somebody’s slightly dotty spinster aunt.
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.
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 leading lady, usually cast in well-bred roles.
British character actor, former boy performer.
British character actor on stage from 1936. He was married to actress Joy Shelton.
British cockney character actor and comedian of stage and TV, occasionally in films.