British leading lady, born in India; came to Britain in 1928
British leading lady, usually cast in well-bred roles.
Distinguished British leading lady, whose stage and screen career was limited by delicate health.
Distinguished British stage actor whose film appearances were reasonably frequent.
Gentle-mannered British leading lady; married actor Michael Denison.
Red-headed British leading lady; moved into horror films and went to live in Hollywood.
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.
British character actress with stage experience.
British light leading man, on stage from 1930
British stage actor of impeccable English types, usually comic.
British character actor who escaped from early typecasting as a young coward, revealed an ambitious range of characterisations, and went on to produce and direct.
British comedian, entertainer, singer and character actor with a long list of international credits in revue, musical comedy and variety, as well as films.
Husky-voiced British actress, daughter of Mervy Johns; on stage (as child) from 1935
Dumpy British character comedienne, frequently seen as a maid or charlady; became a star in her later years.
English leading actress, in occasional films. Wife of Lord (Richard) Attenborough.
Burly, capable Welsh leading man of the early 1950s. Later a useful character actor.
British character actress, usually seen as a cockney but born in Lancashire.
British character actor with upper-class personality, which could be amiable or chill.
Leading British and international actor who became a star at home in saturnine roles during World War II.
Distinguished British stage character actor, a respected industry figure who from 1950 was president of Equity, the actors’ trade union.
British leading man of stage and screen, married to Muriel Pavlow; former schoolmaster.
Popular British leading actor with musical comedy experience.
Elegant British leading man of the 1940s.
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