Joe Mason

Joe McFadden was born Joseph Martin McFadden in Glasgow, Scotland to Irish parents. He began acting at 12 years old when a talent scout from the detective show ‘Taggart’ visited his school, Holyrood Secondary and invited him to play the role of the son of a murder victim. He followed this with various Scottish stage, […]

Jackie Rae

Jackie Rae. Wikipedia He was born John Arthur Cohen to immigrants in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1921. His father Goodman Cohen was Lithuanian and his mother Nellie (Rae) Cohen was born in Glasgow, Scotland.  Jackie began performing at the age of three with his brother and sister on the vaudeville circuit in Canada, billed as the “Three Little Rae’s of Sunshine”. […]

Osa Massen

Osa Massen. Wikipedia. Osa Massen (born Aase Madsen Iversen, 13 January 1914  – 2 January 2006) was a Danish actress who went on to become a successful movie actress in Hollywood. She became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1941. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, she began her career as a newspaper photographer, before becoming an actress. […]

Delena Kidd

The daughter of a doctor and an actress named Violet Ormonde, Delena was educated at Cheltenham Ladies College and studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. As a student, she obtained a Gold Medal and a Sybil Thorndike Prize for her acting. Upon graduation, she acted in rep. in Ipswich, […]

Diana Quick

IMDB entry: Eclectic British stage actress Diana Quick was trained at Oxford University and has included both the classics and musical theatre in her repertoire over the years, ranging from “Troilus and Cressida” to “The Threepenny Opera”. Though not a potent name in America, she has occasionally graced films and TV. Specializing in aristocratic roles, […]

Daphne Campbell

Daphne Campbell. Wikipedia. Campbell was born in Orange, New South Wales, the eldest child of orchardist Vic Campbell, and worked with a cosmetics firm in Orange before enlisting with AAMWS at age 18. She was a corporal stationed in Cairns with AAMWS when “discovered” by director Harry Watt for the role of Mary Parsons in the all-Australian cast for the British Ealing Studios film The […]

Eleanor Bron

Eleanor Bron. Wikipedia. Bron was born in 1938 in Stanmore, Middlesex, into a Jewish family. Before her birth, her father Sydney had legally changed his name from Bronstein to Bron, in an effort to enhance his newly founded commercial enterprise, Bron’s Orchestral Service. She attended the North London Collegiate School and then Newnham College, Cambridge. She later characterised her time […]

Jeremy Childs

Jeremy Childs. Wikipedia. Coles John Jeremy Child was born on 20 September 1944 in Woking, Surrey. He was educated at Wellesley House School, a Preparatory school in the coastal town of Broadstairs in Kent and at Eton College and Aiglon College, followed by training as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. After appearing in repertory theatre, Child was cast in a significant role […]