Isabel Bigley

Isabel Bigley was born in 1926 in the Bronx, New York.   She originated the part of the Salvation Army member Sarah Brown in the 1951 production of the Broadway hit “Guys and Dolls”.   She retired to rear her family in 1958 and lived for a time in London with her husband and six children.   She […]

Irene Handl

  Irene Handl was born in 1901 in London.   Her father was Austrian and her mother French.   She made her London stage debut in 1937.   Her films included “On the Night of the Fire” in 1939, “Millions Like Us”, “Brief Encounter”,”Upstairs and Downstairs”, Two-Way Stretch” and “The Rebel”.   She was featured in over 100 movies.   […]

Martin Jarvis

Martin Jarvis was born in 1941 in Cheltleham.   He made his first television appearance in 1965 in an episode of “Doctor Who” on BBC.   Two years later he played Jon in the hughly popular “The Forsyte Saga” and also starred in “Rings on her Fingers” between 1978 and 1980.   He has made appearances in Hollywood […]

Paula Prentiss

Paula Prentiss is a tall lanky comedy actor who graced American films of the 1960’s.   She was born in 1938 in San Antonio, Texas.   In 1960 she made her movie debut with her often film partner Jim Hutton in “Where the Boys Are”.   She went on to star in “The Honeymoon Machine”, “The Horizontal Lieutenant” […]

Judith Anderson

Judith Anderson was a commanding stage actress who acted on film on occasion.   She was born in 1898 in Adelaide, South Australia.   She made her stage debut at 15.   She made her Broadway debut in 1922 in “On the Stairs”.   Her best known work on celluloid is as Mrs Danvers, the housekeeper of Manderly in […]

Jack Warden

Jack Warden was born in 1920 in Newark, New Jersey.   He first achieved major public recognition as one of the jury members in the 1957 classic film “12 Angry Men” which starred Henry Fonda.   His other films included “Brian’s Song”,”Shampoo”, “Heaven Can Wait” and “And Justice for All”.   He died in 2006 aged 86. Tom […]

Mike Gwilym

Mike Gwilym was born in Wales in 1949.   He made his television debut in “Edward the Seventh” in 1975.   Other television roles included “How Green Was My Valley” and Dick Francis’s “The Racing Game” where he played ex-jockey now private detective Sid Halley.   His films include “Hopscotch” in 1980 with Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson, […]

David Duchovny

David Duchovny was born in 1960  in New York City.   His film ebut came in 1988 in “Working Girl” with Melanie Griffith.   His other early work included “Chaplin” and the television series “Twin Peaks”.   He starred in the hughly popular TV series “The X Files” from 1993 until 2002.   Since then he has been in […]

Muriel Angelus

Muriel Angelus was born in 1909 in London of Scottish parents.   Her first movie was the silent “The Ringer” in 1928.   Up until 1935 she alternated between making films and appearing on the London stage.   She then went to Broadway to appear in the hit show “The Boys from Syracuse” with Eddie Albert.   She then […]