Ian Gillan

Ian Gillan (born 19 August 1945) is an English singer and songwriter. He is the lead singer and lyricist for the rock band Deep Purple and is known for his powerful and wide-ranging singing voice, in particular his high pitched banshee screams. Initially influenced by Elvis Presley, Gillan started and fronted several local bands in the mid-1960s, and eventually joined Episode Sixwhen […]

Craig Fairbrass

Craig John Fairbrass (born 15 January 1963) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as English villain Delmar in the 1993 action film Cliffhanger, as Dan Sullivan in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, and as Pat Tate in the Rise of the Footsoldier film series. Fairbrass has had other notable roles in the films White Noise: The Light (2007), The Bank Job (2008), as […]

Nehemiah Persoff

Nehemiah Persoff (born August 2, 1919) is an American retired actor and painter. He appeared in more than 200 television series, films and plays in his career spanning 52 years. Born in Jerusalem, Persoff emigrated with his family to the United States in 1929 and graduated from the Hebrew Technical Institute in 1937. After serving in the United States Army during World […]

Jenn Murray

Jenn Elizabeth Murray (born 1986) is an Irish actress. In 2009, she received an IFTA Award nomination for her role in the film Dorothy Mills (2008). Her other notable roles were in Brooklyn (2015), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019

Roy Hudd

‘Guardian” obituary by Stephen Dixon in 2020. For much of his long career, it could be a little difficult for people to get an exact fix on Roy Hudd, who has died aged 83. What was he – a comedian, an author, a radio satirist, a serious actor, a soap star, an archivist, or a leading […]

Misca Barton

Mischa Barton (born 24 January 1986)[1] is a British-American film, television, and stage actress. She began her career on the stage, appearing in Tony Kushner‘s Slavs! and took the lead in James Lapine‘s Twelve Dreams at New York City‘s Lincoln Center. She made her screen debut with a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children (1996), and voicing a character on the Nickelodeoncartoon series KaBlam! (1996–97). Her […]