Death Place Matching "Dorset, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Lionel Jeffries

Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

With his bald head, firm jawline and bristling moustache, Lionel Jeffries played a nice line of English eccentrics. This belied his RADA training. Following military service in WWII, he played his major roles - everything from Grandpa Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) to the Marquis of ...

2. J.R.R. Tolkien

Writer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

English writer, scholar and philologist, Tolkien's father was a bank manager in South Africa. Shortly before his father died (1896) his mother took him and his younger brother to his father's native village of Sarehole, near Birmingham, England. The landscapes and Nordic mythology of the Midlands ...

3. Robert Brown

Actor | A View to a Kill

Robert Brown was born on July 23, 1921 in Swanage, Dorset, England as Robert James Brown. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), Licence to Kill (1989) and Octopussy (1983). He was married to Rita Becker. He died on November 11, 2003 in Swanage.

4. Ronald Howard

Actor | Come September

The British actor Ronald Howard was born in Norwood, London, England, in 1918. He and his younger sister Leslie Ruth Howard were raised by their mother Ruth Evelyn Martin and their father, the renowned actor Leslie Howard. After college, Howard became a newspaper reporter for a while but decided to...

5. Mark Northover

Actor | Willow

Mark Northover was born on March 27, 1950. He was an actor, known for Willow (1988), Hardware (1990) and Mack the Knife (1989). He died on June 6, 2004 in Upton, Dorset, England.

6. Buster Merryfield

Actor | Only Fools and Horses....

Buster Merryfield was born on November 27, 1920 in Battersea, London, England as Harry Merryfield. He was an actor, known for Only Fools and Horses (1981), The Citadel (1983) and Shroud for a Nightingale (1984). He was married to Iris M Mountford. He died on June 23, 1999 in Poole, Dorset, England.

7. Jennifer Holt

Actress | The Fighting Vigilantes

Jennifer, born Elizabeth Marshall, was the daughter of film star Jack Holt and Margaret Wood Holt; she had an older half-sister from her mothers' previous marriage, named Imogene and a brother, Charles John Holt III, nicknamed Tim Holt. She would later change her name to Jennifer for professional ...

8. Peter Blythe

Actor | A Challenge for Robin Hood

Peter Blythe was born on September 14, 1934 in Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967), Rumpole of the Bailey (1978) and The Barchester Chronicles (1982). He died on June 27, 2004 in Dorset, England.

9. Kate Lansbury

Actress | EverAfter

Kate Lansbury trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama from 1958 to 1961. A very talented character actress, she excelled in the final year production of "Under Milk Wood". After leaving the Central School she went on tour with Rex Harrison and then pursued a career in both the theatre and...

10. Barry Howard

Actor | Hi-de-Hi!

Barry Howard was born on July 9, 1937 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Barry Frederick Howard. He was an actor, known for Hi-de-Hi! (1980), Doctor Who (2005) and You Rang, M'Lord? (1988). He died on April 28, 2016 in Poole, Dorset, England.

11. Thomas Hardy

Writer | Far from the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840 in Upper Bockhampton, Dorset, England. He was a writer, known for Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), Maiden No More and Tess (1979). He was married to Florence Emily Dugdale and Emma Lavinia Gifford. He died on January 11, 1928 in Dorchester, Dorset.

12. Oswald Morris

Cinematographer | Fiddler on the Roof

Oscar-winning cinematography Oswald Morris was one of the most outstanding directors of photography of the 20th Century, making his reputation by expanding the parameters of color cinematography. Born in November 1915 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, a month short of his 17th birthday, he became ...

13. Gerry Rafferty

Soundtrack | 50/50

Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on...

14. Geoffrey Wilkinson

Actor | Treasure Island

Geoffrey Francis Murray Wilkinson 1889-1955 was born in Staines, Surrey to Henry and Amy Wilkinson. His father was a stockbroker. The 1891 census shows them living in Weir House at Cookham, Berkshire. The 1901 census shows the family living at 17 Durham Villas, Kensington, London.

As early as 1915 ...

15. T.E. Lawrence

Writer | Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence was born on August 16, 1888 in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales as Thomas Edward Lawrence. He was a writer, known for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), With Lawrence in Arabia (1927) and T. E. Lawrence 1888-1935 (1962). He died on May 19, 1935 in Clouds Hill, Dorset, England.

16. Arnold Diamond

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Arnold Diamond was born on April 18, 1915 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Italian Job (1969) and The Saint (1962). He died on March 18, 1992 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

17. Billy Burden

Actor | Grace & Favour

Billy Burden was born on June 15, 1914 in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England as William George Burden. He was an actor, known for Are You Being Served? Again! (1992), Hi-de-Hi! (1980) and Oh Happy Band (1980). He died on June 3, 1994 in Wimborne Minster.

18. Bridget Turner

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Bridget Turner was born on February 22, 1939 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Bridget Joanna Turner. She was an actress, known for Pride and Prejudice (1995), Under Milk Wood (1971) and Resurrection (1968). She was married to Frank Cox. She died on December 27, 2014 in Dorchester, Dorset, ...

19. Keith Floyd

Writer | Floyd on Fish

Keith Floyd was born on December 28, 1943 in Wellington, Somerset, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Floyd on Fish (1985), Floyd on Food (1986) and Floyd on Africa (1996). He was married to Theresa Mary Smith, Shaunagh Floyd, Julie Hatcher and Jesmond Ruttledge. He died on September ...

20. Nicolas Chagrin

Actor | Beau Geste

Nicolas Chagrin was born on November 26, 1945 in Pancras, London, England. He was an actor, known for Beau Geste (1982), Doctor Who (1963) and The Knock (1994). He died on August 26, 2017 in Shaftesbury, Dorset, England.

21. Mary Newcomb

Actress | Mourning Becomes Electra

Mary Newcomb was born on August 24, 1893 in North Adams, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Mourning Becomes Electra (1947), The Masque of Kings (1946) and The Corn Is Green (1946). She was married to Alexander H. Higginson and Robert Edeson. She died on December 26, 1966 in ...

22. Victor Brooks

Actor | Goldfinger

Victor Brooks was born on November 11, 1918 in Woolwich, London, England as Victor Ronald Brooks. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Department S (1969) and The Hostage (1956). He died on January 19, 2000 in Dorset, England.

23. John Fowles

Writer | The French Lieutenant's Woman

John Fowles was born on March 31, 1926 in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England as John Robert Fowles. He was a writer and actor, known for The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), The Collector (1965) and Bilanggo sa dilim (1986). He was married to Sarah Smith and Elizabeth Whitton. He died on November 5, ...

24. Cheryl Molineaux

Actress | Doctor Who

Cheryl Molineaux was born on March 19, 1946 in Hendon, Middlesex, England. She was an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Silent Playground (1963) and The Cuckoo Patrol (1967). She died on March 8, 2012 in Dorchester, Dorset, England.

25. John Tavener

Soundtrack | Children of Men

John Tavener was born on January 28, 1944 in Wembley, London, England as John Kenneth Tavener. He was married to Maryanna Schaefer and Victoria Maragopoulou. He died on November 12, 2013 in Child Okeford, Dorset, England.

26. Philip Brack

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Philip Brack was born on February 27, 1927 in Burnley, Lancashire, England as Philip Thomas Whittle. He was an actor, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Silver Sword (1971) and The Darwin Adventure (1972). He was married to Paddy Frost. He died on July 29, 1979 in Sherborne, Dorset, ...

27. Jack Hargreaves

Producer | Playback

Jack Hargreaves was born on December 31, 1911 in London, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Playback (1965), How (1977) and Out of Town (1960). He was married to Isobel Hatfield, Elisabeth Van de Putte and Jeanette Haighler. He died on March 15, 1994 in Dorchester, Dorset, England.

28. Bryan Coleman

Actor | The Crying Game

Bryan Coleman was born on January 29, 1911 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Crying Game (1992), My Friend Charles (1956) and Chaplin (1992). He died on July 4, 2005 in Dorset, England.

29. Toni Gilpin

Actress | Danger Man

Toni Gilpin was born in 1935 in Glasgow, Scotland as Antonia Maria Shakespeare McGettigan. She was an actress, known for Danger Man (1960), The Avengers (1961) and Some Will, Some Won't (1970). She was married to Richard Carr. She died on October 25, 2016 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

30. Irene Richmond

Actress | The Likely Lads

Irene Richmond was born on November 15, 1911 in Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales. She was an actress, known for The Likely Lads (1964), Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) and The Brain (1962). She died on May 24, 2009 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

31. Marika Rivera

Actress | Fiddler on the Roof

Marika Rivera was born on November 13, 1919, in Paris, France. Her father was Diego Rivera, then an aspiring Cubist artist from Mexico, living in Paris. Her mother was the Russian born artist, named Marie Vorobieff, also known under her artistic name as Marevna. Shortly after her birth her father ...

32. John Wetton

Soundtrack | The 40 Year Old Virgin

John Wetton was born on June 12, 1949 in Derby, Derbyshire, England as John Kenneth Wetton. He was married to Lisa Nojaim. He died on January 31, 2017 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

33. Christopher Mellows

Actor | Foyle's War

Christopher Mellows was born on November 13, 1947 in London, England as Christopher Blair Mellows. He was an actor, known for Foyle's War (2002), Midsomer Murders (1997) and Silent Witness (1996). He died on November 17, 2013 in Poole, Dorset, England.

34. Harry Corbett

Writer | Sooty

Harry Corbett was born on January 28, 1918 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He is known for his work on Sooty (2011), The Sooty Show (1968) and Sooty: Learn the Alphabet (2015). He was married to Marjorie Corbett. He died on August 17, 1989 in Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England.

35. Ken Richmond

Actor | Night and the City

Ken Richmond was born on July 10, 1926 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Night and the City (1950), World of Sport (1964) and The Golden Gong (1985). He was married to Valentina. He died on August 3, 2006 in Christchurch, Dorset, England.

36. Dave Martin

Writer | Doctor Who

Dave Martin was an English author of thrillers, children's books and teleplays. A self-described 'working-class grammar school boy', he began his career late in life, having variously spent time building pylons, working in hospitals and in advertising. He was also attracted to the stage and worked ...

37. June Powell

Actress | Billete para Tánger

June Powell was born on July 1, 1929 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England as June Rose Powell. She was an actress, known for Tangier Assignment (1955), Don't Do It Dempsey (1960) and The Vise (1954). She died in 2007 in Ferndown, Dorset, England.

38. Reg Pritchard

Actor | Doctor Who

Reg Pritchard was born in 1925 in Wrexham, Wales as Reginald Pritchard. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Avengers (1961) and Mr. John Jorrocks (1966). He died on January 18, 2013 in Poole, Dorset, England.

39. Laidman Browne

Actor | The Immortal Gentleman

Laidman Browne was born on September 13, 1896 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. He was an actor, known for The Immortal Gentleman (1935), The Three Musketeers (1954) and The Treasure Seekers (1961). He died on September 11, 1961 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

40. Freddie Stevens

Actor | Tin Men

Freddie Stevens was born on March 29, 1934 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England as Frederick William Humphrys. He was an actor, known for Tin Men (1987), Emu's All Live Pink Windmill Show (1984) and E.M.U. TV (1989). He died on January 26, 2016 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

41. David Conville

Actor | Surgical Spirit

David Conville was born on June 4, 1929 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India as David Henry Conville. He was an actor and writer, known for Surgical Spirit (1989), Softly Softly (1966) and The Play on One (1988). He was married to Philippa Gail and Jean Margaret Bury. He died on November 24, 2018 in Dorset,...

42. Desmond Cullum-Jones

Actor | Dempsey and Makepeace

Desmond Cullum-Jones was born on December 1, 1924 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Dempsey and Makepeace (1985), Dad's Army (1971) and Z Cars (1962). He was married to Elizabeth. He died on June 6, 2002 in Poole, Dorset, England.

43. Angela Martelli

Script Department | Superman

Angela Martelli was born on September 20, 1909 in Kensington, London, England as Mary Angela Martelli. She is known for her work on Superman (1978), You Only Live Twice (1967) and The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). She died on January 22, 1995 in Bridport, Dorset, England.

44. Philippa Gail

Actress | The Jazz Age

Philippa Gail was born on August 16, 1942 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England as Philippa Juliet Antonia Gordge. She was an actress, known for The Jazz Age (1968), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Triangle (1964). She was married to David Conville. She died on July 25, 1999 in Okeford ...

45. Leon Thau

Director | Potty Time

Leon Thau was born on April 8, 1926 in Jaffa, Israel as Judah Leon Thau. He was a director and actor, known for Potty Time (1973), Save the Lady (1982) and Carry On Up the Khyber (1968). He died on May 16, 2010 in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England.

46. Trevor Lawrence

Actor | Doctor Who

Trevor Lawrence was born on July 27, 1944 in Newhaven, Sussex, England. He is known for his work on Doctor Who (1963), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974). He died on July 12, 2012 in Weymouth, Dorset, England.

47. Gordon K. McCallum

Sound Department | Superman

Gordon K. McCallum was born on May 26, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Gordon Keith McCallum. He is known for his work on Superman (1978), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and Diamonds Are Forever (1971). He died on September 10, 1989 in Dorset, England.

48. Ed Stewart

Actor | Moonbase 3

Born in Devon, Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart broke into broadcasting with a job at Radio Hong Kong working as a sports commentator, announcer and, finally, as a disc jockey. He returned to Britain in 1965 and joined the pirate station Radio London, before moving on to BBC Radio. He was one of Radio 1's ...

49. Dino Di Campo

Sound Department | Moonraker

50. Peter Munt

Stunts | Willow

Peter Munt was born in 1926 in Brentford, Middlesex, England as George Royston Munt. He is known for his work on Willow (1988), Barry Lyndon (1975) and A Room with a View (1985). He died on September 7, 2011 in Dorchester, Dorset, England.


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