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