Constance Bennett

Constance Bennett (Wikipedia) Constance Bennett was an American stage, film, radio and television actress. She was a major Hollywood star during the 1920s and 1930s and for a time during the early 1930s, she was the highest-paid actress in Hollywood, as well as one of the most popular. Bennett frequently played society women, focusing on melodramas in […]

Alex Jennings

Alex Jennings (Wikipedia) Alex Jennings was born 10 May 1957 and is an English actor, who has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre. A three-time Olivier Award winner, he won for Too Clever by Half (1988), Peer Gynt (1996), and My Fair Lady (2003). He is the only performer to have won Olivier awards in the drama, musical and comedy categories. He […]

John Michie

John Michie (Wikipedia) John Michie was born 25 October 1956 and is a Burmese-born Scottish television and film actor, known for his roles as DI Robbie Ross in the STV detective drama series Taggart, as Karl Munro in Coronation Street from 2011–13 and his role as CEO Guy Self in Casualty and Holby City. Michie was born in Burma and boarded at Windlesham House School while his family were […]

Ed Begley

    Reliable veteran character player, effective as sneering, insidious blowhards in films like “Twelve Angry Men” (1957) and in his Oscar-winning turn in “Sweet Bird of Youth” (1962). Father of actor Ed Begley, Jr.

Patrick Wymark

IMDB Entry: Patrick Wymark was born on July 11, 1920 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Patrick Carl Cheeseman. He was an actor, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Repulsion (1965) and The Power Game (1965). He was married to Olwen Wymark. He died on October 20, 1970 in Melbourne, Australia Children: Jane Wymark (b. 31 […]

Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden TCM Overview: One of television’s most enduring icons, actress Barbara Eden unfortunately had great difficulty escaping her association with the character and show that made her a star, playing the 2,000-year-old Jeannie on the sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie” (NBC, 1965-1970). Prior to the beloved show, Eden appeared on a number of television […]

Nancy Malone

“New York Times” obituary from 2014. Nancy Malone, a child model in the 1940s who became a successful actress as an adult before moving to the other side of the camera as a television producer and director at a time when few women in Hollywood held those positions, died on May 8 in Duarte, Calif. […]

John Neville

“Guardian” obituary by Michael Coveney: John Neville, who has died aged 86, was a leading light of the Old Vic, the charismatic artistic director of the Nottingham Playhouse in the early 1960s and, after emigrating to Canada in 1972, a renowned leader of that country’s theatre, notably at Stratford, Ontario. Tall, handsome and authoritative on […]