Patrick Colbert

Patrick Colbert was born on November 20, 1897 in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Shipmates o’ Mine (1936), The Mikado.   He died in 1971.

Rachel Kempson

Rachel Kempson obituary in “The Guardian” in 2003. The actor Rachel Kempson – widow of Sir Michael Redgrave and mother of Vanessa, Corin and Lynn – has died aged 92. Known affectionately as “the matriarch to a dynasty” (a title she usually rejected), for many commentators the skills she brought to negotiating the often volatile […]

Stephen Mangan

Stephen Mangan (Wikipedia) Stephen Mangan was born in 1968. He has played Guy Secretan in Green Wing, Dan Moody in I’m Alan Partridge, Sean Lincoln in Episodes and Postman Pat in Postman Pat: The Movie. As a stage actor, he was Tony-nominated for his portrayal of Norman in The Norman Conquests on Broadway. He also starred as Bertie Wooster in Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York’s […]

Marie O’Neill

Marie O’Neill (Wikipedia) Marie O’Neill was born in 1886 and was an Irish actress of stage and film. She holds a place in theater history as the first actress to interpret the lead character of Pegeen Mike Flaherty in John Millington Synge‘s controversial stage masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World (1907). Born Mary Agnes Allgood at 40 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin, she […]

Nanette Newman

Nanette Newman (Wikipedia) Nanette Newman was born in 1934 & is an English actress and author. She appeared in nine films directed by her husband Bryan Forbes, including Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1964), The Whisperers (1967), Deadfall (1968), The Stepford Wives (1975) and International Velvet (1978) for which she won the Evening Standard Film Award for Best Actress. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for […]

Paul Hickey

Paul Hickey Paul was born and grew up in Dublin. He studied and worked in Belfast and now lives in West London. You might recognise him from Dr Who, the multi BAFTA winning Three Girls or as Johno in the award winning Irish cop show Red Rock, now on the BBC. Paul has worked extensively […]

Siobhan Finneran

Siobhan Finneran (Wikipedia) Siobhan Finneran was born in 1966 and is an English actress. She made her screen debut in the 1987 independent film Rita, Sue and Bob Too, and subsequently worked consistently in television drama including roles in Coronation Street, (1989–1990) Clocking Off (2000–02) and The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (2006). In 2005, Finneran originated the lead female role in the […]

John Castle

John Castle (Wikipedia) John Castle was born in 1940) and is an English retired actor. He is best known for playing Bill in Blowup (1966) and Geoffrey in The Lion in Winter (1968). His other notable credits include Man of La Mancha (1972) and RoboCop 3 (1993). Born in Croydon, Castle was educated at Brighton College and Trinity College, Dublin, and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Castle’s first appearance […]

Janina Faye

Janina Faye (Wikipedia) Janina Faye was born in 1948 and is an English actress and director. She is a daughter of Florence Louisa Jonathan and Jan Smigielski. Her father was a Polish pilot from No. 303 Squadron RAF during the Battle of Britain. She began her career as an actress in 1956 and includes theatre and television work in addition […]