Death Place Matching "Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Sebastian Shaw

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Though primarily a stage actor, Sebastian Shaw appeared in some forty film and television productions from 1930 to 1991. Born on May 29, 1905, in Holt, Norfolk, England, he first appeared on stage as a child in 1913, graduating to lead roles by the late 1920s. It was in 1930 that he made his first ...

2. Flora Robson

Actress | Clash of the Titans

Flora Robson knew she was no beauty, but her wise and sympathetic face would become a familiar - indeed, shining - ornament of the 1930s and 40s silver screen. Though not sure of acting as a career in her early years, she nevertheless appeared on stage for the first time at 5 years old. She was ...

3. Nigel Green

Actor | Zulu

The character actor Nigel Green, born in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1924, was educated in England and studied chemical engineering before winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. By age 24, he was appearing on stage at both the Old Vic and Stratford-on-Avon, and in the ...

4. Tom Bell

Actor | The L-Shaped Room

Tom Bell was one of the UK's finest actors but he never achieved the star billing or recognition he so richly deserved. His career spanned some 50 years. Time and time again, Bell gave memorable performances. From the able seaman ordered to be flogged by a sadistic officer, played by Dirk Bogarde, ...

5. Joe Robinson

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1927 (not 1929 as some references give) Joe Robinson came from a famous family of wrestlers. Both his father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champions. Following in their footsteps Joe Junior won the wrestling European Heavyweight Championship ...

6. Terence Morgan

Actor | Hamlet

Terence Morgan was born on December 8, 1921 in London, England as Terence Ivor Grant Morgan. He was an actor, known for Hamlet (1948), Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951) and Piccadilly Third Stop (1960). He was married to Georgina Jumel. He died on August 25, 2005 in Brighton, East Sussex, ...

7. Cecil Parker

Actor | The Lady Vanishes

An air of almost smug disdain would hang over his characters like a grey cloud. Yet he could end up being a ray of sunshine with that cloud. Stage or screen, comedy or drama, playing butler or Lord Commander, Englishman Cecil Parker was born in 1897 and took an avid interest in performing following...

8. Hilda Braid

Actress | 101 Dalmatians

Hilda Braid was born on March 3, 1929 in Northfleet, Kent, England. She was an actress, known for 101 Dalmatians (1996), EastEnders (1985) and Citizen Smith (1977). She was married to Brian Badcoe. She died on November 6, 2007 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

9. Edward Chapman

Actor | Juno and the Paycock

Edward Chapman was born on October 13, 1901 in Harrogate, Yorkshire [now North Yorkshire], England. He was an actor and writer, known for Juno and the Paycock (1930), A Stitch in Time (1963) and The Early Bird (1965). He was married to Prudence Nesbitt and Constance Willis Spark. He died on August ...

10. Wilfred Pickles

Actor | For the Love of Ada

Wilfred Pickles was born on October 13, 1904 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for For the Love of Ada (1972), The Family Way (1966) and Billy Liar (1963). He was married to Mabel Pickles. He died on March 27, 1978 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

11. Alfred Lynch

Actor | The Hill

Alfred Lynch was born in the East End of London in 1931. Born the son of a plumber, he quit school to become a draughtsman's apprentice. After doing his National Service in the Army he began to train as an actor, coming out as a real talent of British cinema with critically acclaimed roles in ...

12. Arthur Cave

Self | 20,000 Days on Earth

Arthur Cave was born in 2000 in London, England. He died on July 14, 2015 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

13. Julie Mendez

Actress | Theatre of Death

Julie Mendez was born in 1938. She is known for her work on Theatre of Death (1967), Make Mine a Double (1959) and She (1965). She died on June 15, 2013 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

14. Kay Hammond

Actress | Blithe Spirit

Delightful, sophisticated English actress, daughter of the distinguished thespian Sir Guy Standing. Kay trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and was taught elocution by Mrs. Patrick Campbell. She made her theatrical debut in "Tilly of Bloomsbury" in 1927. Within just a few years, ...

15. Ralph Michael

Actor | A Night to Remember

Ralph Michael was born on September 26, 1907 in Edmonton, London, England as Ralph Champion Shotter. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), Khartoum (1966) and Empire of the Sun (1987). He was married to Joyce Heron and Fay Compton. He died on November 9, 1994 in Brighton, East ...

16. John Clements

Actor | The Four Feathers

John Clements hailed from southern England and was educated at St Paul's School in London and St John's College, Cambridge. His acting aspiration prompted his first stage appearance at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith in 1930 in the play "Out of the Blue". Through the 1930s, he continued to develop ...

17. David Watkin

Cinematographer | Out of Africa

David Watkin was born on March 23rd 1925 to a middle class family in Kent, England. Being fond of classical music, he originally wanted to become a pianist despite the lack of support from his religious father.

Watkin served shortly in World War II before finally beginning his career in cinema. His ...

18. Clare Cathcart

Actress | National Theatre Live: The Comedy of Errors

Clare Cathcart was born on October 3, 1965 in Bellanaleck, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. She was an actress, known for National Theatre Live: The Comedy of Errors (2012), The Bill (1984) and Searching (1995). She died on September 4, 2014 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

19. Roy Skelton

Actor | Rainbow

English stage, screen and voice actor. Worked at the Oldham Coliseum before joining the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Subsequently acted in repertory theatre and at the West End. Later started to work for the BBC. From 1967 to 1988, voiced many a Dalek (as well as Cybermen) in "Doctor Who".

20. Muriel George

Actress | My Song for You

Muriel George was born on August 29, 1883 in London, England as Muriel Winifred George. She was an actress, known for A Song for You (1934), The Dancing Years (1950) and Vacation from Marriage (1945). She was married to Arthur Davenport (author, BBC broadcaster) and Ernest Butcher. She died on ...

21. Donald Eccles

Actor | The Wicker Man

Donald Eccles was born on April 26, 1908 in Nafferton, East Yorkshire, England as Donald Yarrow Eccles. He was an actor, known for The Wicker Man (1973), The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968). He died on February 2, 1986 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

22. Victor Harrington

Actor | Clegg

Extremely prolific and ubiquitous British background player Victor James Harrington was born on August 27, 1909 in Casal Paola, Malta. Harrington first began appearing in movies in uncredited minor roles in the mid-1930's. One of the most busy and tireless of British bit players, Victor could be ...

23. Charles Urban

Producer | Britain Prepared

Charles Urban was born on April 14, 1867 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Carl Urban. He was a producer and director, known for Britain Prepared (1915), The Tempest (1905) and Combatting the Elements (1921). He was married to Ada Aline Jones and Julia Avery. He died on August 29, 1942 in Brighton, East ...

24. Thomas Baptiste

Actor | The Wild Geese

Thomas Baptiste was born on March 17, 1929 in Georgetown, British Guiana as Frederick Eustance Thomas Anthony Baptiste. He was an actor, known for The Wild Geese (1978), The Ipcress File (1965) and ITV Playhouse (1967). He died on December 6, 2018 in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, England.

25. George Howe

Actor | Nicholas Nickleby

George Howe was born on April 19, 1900 in Valparaiso, Chile as George Winchester Howe. He was an actor, known for Nicholas Nickleby (1957), Sherlock Holmes (1964) and Our Mutual Friend (1958). He died in July 1986 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

26. Lockwood West

Actor | The Scarf

Lockwood West was born on July 28, 1905 in Birkenhead, England as Harry Lockwood West. He was an actor, known for The Scarf (1959), The Dresser (1983) and Bedazzled (1967). He was married to (Eileen) Olive Carleton-Crowe. He died on March 28, 1989 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

27. Esme Percy

Actor | Murder!

Esmé Saville Percy was a distinguished thespian of the English stage, born in London of French ancestry. He studied acting under Sarah Bernhardt and at the Brussels Conservatoire, making his theatrical debut in 1904. As a young man, he was noted for his good looks. As Percy advanced to star status, ...

28. Harry Harrison

Writer | Soylent Green

Harry Harrison was born on March 12, 1925 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Henry Maxwell Dempsey. He was a writer, known for Soylent Green (1973), Soylent Green and Bill the Galactic Hero (2014). He was married to Joan Merkler. He died on August 15, 2012 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

29. Robert Arnold

Actor | Dixon of Dock Green

Robert Arnold worked on a local newspaper in Stamford before joining the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in the early 1950s. He then went on to join the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon where he met his wife, the actress June Brown. They appeared in several productions together. He ...

30. Robert Vahey

Actor | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Robert Vahey was born in 1932 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England as Robert Gordon Vahey. He was an actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), Howards' Way (1985) and Angel Pavement (1957). He was married to Valerie Griffiths. He died on October 29, 2013 in Brighton, East Sussex, ...

31. Andy Cunningham

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Andrew "Andy" Cunningham (13 May 1950 - 5 June 2017), was an English actor, puppeteer and writer. He was perhaps best known as the creator and main writer of the children's BBC television series, Bodger & Badger, in which he acted as Simon Bodger and his pet, Badger.

Cunningham studied at the ...

32. Robin Ray

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

Robin Ray was born on September 17, 1934 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for A Hard Day's Night (1964), Watch Your Stern (1960) and Dig This Rhubarb (1963). He died on November 28, 1998 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

33. Madge Brindley

Actress | Hobson's Choice

Madge Brindley was born on October 15, 1901 in Bedford Park, London, England as Doreen Ilse Johnson. She was an actress, known for Hobson's Choice (1954), Alice in Wonderland (1946) and The Spider and the Fly (1949). She died on August 28, 1968 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

34. John Boxer

Actor | The Bridge on the River Kwai

John Boxer was born on April 25, 1909 in Hackney, London, England as Cyril John Boxer. He was an actor, known for The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Frenzy (1972) and Gandhi (1982). He died on August 22, 1982 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

35. John Nathan-Turner

Producer | Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time

John Nathan-Turner was born and brought up in the Midlands. As a boy he acted in numerous school plays and revues and appeared as an extra in several TV series, including The Newcomers (1965) and United! (1965) for the BBC and Crossroads (1964) for ATV. By the time he reached the sixth form his ...

36. Maurice Elvey

Director | The Glad Eye

Maurice Elvey was born in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England, the oldest son of William Clarence Folkard, an inspecting engineer, and Sarah Anna Seward Folkard (formerly Pearce). He never had a formal education, and was working on the streets of London by the age of nine after having run away...

37. Bill Lawton

Self | This Is Your Life

Bill Lawton was born on June 4, 1920 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England. He was married to Dora Bryan. He died on August 14, 2008 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

38. Philip King

Writer | Sailor Beware

Philip King was born on October 30, 1904 in Beverley, England as Percival King. He is known for his work on Panic in the Parlor (1956), Curtain Up (1952) and See How They Run (1955). He died on February 9, 1979 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

39. Phyllis Dare

Actress | Dr. Wake's Patient

Phyllis Dare was born on August 15, 1890 in London, England as Phyllis Constance Haddie Dones. She was an actress, known for Dr. Wake's Patient (1916), Debt of Honour (1936) and The Common Law (1923). She died on April 27, 1975 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

40. Leon M. Lion

Actor | Number Seventeen

Leon Marks Lion was an English actor, primarily of stage but also of screen; playwright, theatrical manager and producer. His first professional performance was in 1897, and he went on to enjoy a successful and varied career on the stage (including touring with light opera and Shakespeare companies...

41. Viola Keats

Actress | The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

Although Viola Keats never achieved national stardom she was a popular actress on the West End stage and in British films from the 1930s to the 1970s.

Born in Worthing, Sussex, she studied acting at RADA where in 1933 she won the Bancroft Gold Medal. She made her professional debut at the Liverpool ...

42. John Maxim

Actor | Doctor Who

John Maxim was born on July 20, 1925 in Sydney, Australia. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Big Spender (1965) and R3 (1964). He died on January 20, 1990 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

43. Peter Stockbridge

Actor | Secrets & Lies

Born in Brighton, East Sussex in 1920, Peter started acting in small roles before leaving the profession to become a teacher. When he retired, Peter returned to acting, mostly on television.

44. Mackenzie Ward

Actor | As You Like It

Mackenzie Ward was born on February 20, 1903 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England as Rupert John Mackenzie Ward. He was an actor, known for As You Like It (1936), Laughter in Paradise (1951) and The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941). He died in January 1976 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

45. Rashid Karapiet

Actor | A Passage to India

Rashid Karapiet was born on August 8, 1928 in British India as Reginald Anthony Carrapiett. He was an actor, known for A Passage to India (1984), Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee (2005) and Doctor Who (2005). He died on March 26, 2013 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

46. John Hughes

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

John Hughes was born on August 23, 1934 in England. He was an actor, known for 1984 (1984), The Fifth Element (1997) and Dixon of Dock Green (1955). He died on March 7, 2006 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

47. Alan Bennion

Actor | Doctor Who

Alan Bennion was born on April 18, 1930 in Castle Northwich, Cheshire. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Expert (1968) and Oliver Twist (1985). He died on July 27, 2018 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

48. Peter O'Donnell

Writer | Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell was born on April 11, 1920 in Lewisham, London, England. He is known for his work on Modesty Blaise (1966), The Vengeance of She (1968) and Modesty Blaise (1982). He was married to Constance Doris Green. He died on May 3, 2010 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

49. Robin Maugham

Writer | The Black Tent

For over thirty years Robin Maugham was one of Britain's most popular writers. He was the author of over 30 books, which included travel, autobiography, short stories and novels as he regularly wrote for stage, screen and television. His most famous book, The Servant, was memorably filmed by Joseph...

50. Max Miller

Actor | The Good Companions

He was one of Britain's prime comedians of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The beloved, notoriously ribald Max Miller was born of humble circumstances in Brighton, England in 1894. The juvenile dropped out of school at 12 and drifted about aimlessly for several years until called up by the Army to ...


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