Jonathan Newth

Wikipedia entry: Jonathan Newth (born 6 March 1939 in Devon) is a British actor, best known for his performances in television. Credits include: Emergency Ward 10, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Ace of Wands, The Troubleshooters, Z-Cars, Callan, Van der Valk, The Brothers, Softly, Softly, Poldark, Doctor Who, Notorious Woman, Secret Army (Barsacq), The Professionals, The Nightmare Man, The Day of the Triffids, Tenko (Colonel Clifford Jefferson), Triangle, Angels, Juliet Bravo, After Henry, Boon, Bugs,The Bill, Agatha Christie’s Poirot (Dumb Witness), Peak Practice, Heartbeat and The Spire (Play […]

Roy Marsden

Roy Marsden Roy MarsdenWorking full time in the theatre. Roy has chosen to devote his full attention to acting and directing on stage. His latest effort was his own production of “A Christmas Carol” that he not only directed but also played Scrooge. His days as Commander Adam Dalgliesh are surely over as the new […]

Susan Hayward

“It is easier for a man.   For women to have a long career in films requires superhuman energy, guts and determination.   The longest surviving ladies usually betray in their performances something of their off screen battles: impossible not to believe  that Joan Crawford had not browbeaten producers the same way she harried her […]

Lee Evans

Lee Evans was born on February 25, 1964 in Avonmouth, Bristol, England. He is an actor and writer, known for There’s Something About Mary (1998), The Fifth Element (1997) andMousehunt (1997). He has been married to Heather Nudds since September 22, 1984. They have one child.

Thora Hird

“Guardian” obituary: Veronica Horwell   The Guardian, Monday 17 March 2003 00.19 GMT An interviewer from the Guardian once spent four hours recording Dame Thora Hird, who has died aged 91, stopping only because he ran out of tapes. “Listen to this,” he enthused afterwards, and turned up the sound of her singing a rude ditty […]

Johnny Briggs

Johnny Briggs Johnny Briggs was born in London on Sept 5, 1935, to Ernest and Rose Briggs, Johnny had a younger sister, Barbara, who died in 1955 at age 15. As a boy, he sang soprano in a church choir and during World War II he was evacuated to the safety of the English countryside. […]

Josephine Griffin

Josephine Griffin. IMDB Josephine Griffin (13 December 1928 – 15 September 2005) was a well-known English film actress who appeared in a string of British films of the 1950s, such as The Purple Plain (1954), The Man Who Never Was (1956) and The Spanish Gardener (1956). After retiring from acting, under her married name Josephine Filmer-Sankey, she wrote about the Bayeux Tapestry and edited the […]

Richard Dreyfuss

The great Richard Dreyfuss is in Dublin soon to be honoured at the Jameson Film Festival. He was born in 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. He starred in some of THE major movies of the 1970’s including “American Graffiti”, “Jaws”, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, “The Goodbye Girl” for which he won an Oscar, […]

Leo Genn

IMDB entry: Leo Genn was the son of a successful jewelry merchant Woolfe (William) Genn and his wife Rachel Asserson. He attended the City of London School as a youth and went on to study law at Cambridge. He received his law degree as a qualified barrister (which in English law tradition is a lawyer […]

Ann Rutherford

Ann Rutherford is forever remembered for two roles,’Careen’ in “Gone With The Wind” in 1939 and as ‘Polly Benedict’ girlfriendof Mickey Rooney in the ‘Andy Hardy’ series made by MGM in the 1940;s.   She was born in 1917 in Vancouver, Canada and her family moved to San Francisco while she was a baby.  She […]