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