Harry Lauder

Sir Henry Lauder (; 4 August 1870 – 26 February 1950) was a Scottish singer and comedian popular in both music hall and vaudeville theatre traditions; he achieved international success. He was described by Sir Winston Churchill as…

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Bernard Miles

New York Times obituary in 1991: Bernard Miles, the actor and founder of the Mermaid Theater in London, who was made a life peer, died today. He was 83 years…

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Elizabeth Taylor

The Telegraph obituary in 2011: Statistics related to her lifestyle filled more column inches in the press than assessments of her acting ability. Her $1 million fee for appearing in…

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Peter Cunnah

Peter Cunnah (born 30 August 1966 in Derry, Northern Ireland) is a Northern Irish singer, best known as lead singer and songwriter with 1990s dance-pop duo D:Ream. Prior to forming D:Ream, he was lead guitarist…

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Esme Cannon

Wikipedia: Esma Ellen Charlotte Littmann (née Cannon) (27 December 1905 – 18 October 1972), credited as Esme or Esma Cannon, was a diminutive (4 feet 7 inches (1.40 m)) Australian-born character actress and comedian, who moved to Britain…

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Helena Carroll

Wikipedia: Born to clothing designer Helena Reilly and Abbey Theatre playwright Paul Vincent Carroll, Ms Carroll was the youngest of three sisters. Her elder sisters were Theresa Elizabeth Perez (1924–2001), a classically trained…

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