Death Place Matching "Kent, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Star Wars
Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was ...
Actor | Neverwhere
Hywel Bennett was born on April 8, 1944 in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales as Hywel Thomas Bennett. He was an actor, known for Neverwhere (1996), Twisted Nerve (1968) and The Family Way (1966). He was married to Sandra Layne Fulford and Cathy McGowan. He died on July 25, 2017 in Deal, Kent, England.
Writer | Oliver!
Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start ...
Actor | Doctor Who
William Hartnell was born on 8 January 1908, just south of St. Pancras station in London. In press materials in the 1940s he claimed that his father was a farmer and later a stockbroker; it turns out that he had actually been born out of wedlock, as his biography "Who's There?" states.
At age 16 he ...
5. Ian Fleming
Writer | Casino Royale
Born into a wealthy and influential English family, Ian Fleming spent his early years attending top British schools such as Eton and Sandhurst military academy. He took to writing while schooling in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and upon failing the entrance requirements for Foreign Service joined the news ...
Actor | The Italian Job
The son of a solicitor, British character actor John Le Mesurier attended public school in Dorset, England, before embarking on a career in law. However, acting was his true calling, and at age 20, with his parents' approval, he began his acting career by studying drama at the Fay Compton School of...
Actor | The Day of the Jackal
The son of a country chemist, the British actor Donald Sinden intended to pursue a career in architecture but was spotted in an amateur theatrical production and asked to join a company that entertained the troops during World War II (Sinden was rejected for naval service because of asthma). ...
Director | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Richard Marquand was born on September 22, 1937 in Llanishen, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales as Richard Alfred Marquand. He was a director and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Jagged Edge (1985) and Nowhere to Run (1993). He was married to Carol Bell and Josephine ...
Actor | Chicken Run
Instantly recognisable, often bearded Liverpudlian character actor who has been regularly featured on stage and screen in period productions, police dramas, sitcoms and soaps during a career spanning five decades. Extremely prolific and versatile, he has taken on just about any type of role, ...
Actor | UFO
Michael Billington was born on December 24, 1941 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for UFO (1970), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and UFO... annientare S.H.A.D.O. stop. Uccidete Straker... (1974). He was married to Katherine Kristoff. He died on June 3, 2005 in ...
11. Oskar Homolka
Actor | The Seven Year Itch
Because of his heavy generically "European" accent and Slavic-sounding surname (not an uncommon one among Czechs or Slovaks), many people assumed Oscar Homolka was Eastern European or Russian. In fact, he was born in Vienna (then Austria-Hungary), the multicultural capital of a large multi-ethnic ...
12. Percy Herbert
Actor | The Guns of Navarone
The massive brooding face and nose of British actor Percy Herbert is familiar to movie goers and TV audiences alike. A seemingly unlikely stage discovery by no one less than the great Dame Sybil Thorndike of British theater, Herbert moved into movie roles by the early 1950s. Initially fitting in as...
13. Bernard Hepton
Actor | Get Carter
Tall, dignified-looking Bernard Hepton enjoyed a six decade-long career on both stage and screen during which he particularly excelled at subtle, self-effacing or introspective roles. An electrician's son, Hepton grew up in the West Yorkshire town of Bradford. Due to poor eyesight, he missed out on...
Actor | Upstairs, Downstairs
British light leading man, on stage from 1951 and in films from 1953. Having initially aspired to be a dancer, Beeny joined the Ballet Rambert company in London at the age of eight but later switched to acting and eventually graduated from RADA in 1959. By then he had already achieved a measure of ...
15. Charles Hawtrey
Actor | Follow That Camel
Coming from a theatrical family (although not related to the famous Edwardian actor Sir Charles Hawtrey, he did "borrow" his last name), Charles Hawtrey made his stage debut at age 11 after having spent several years in a prestigious acting school. A string of stage roles followed, and by 1929 his ...
16. Edith Evans
Actress | Tom Jones
Edith Evans was the greatest actress on the English stage in the 20th century, treading the boards for over half-a-century. She made her professional stage debut in 1912 and excelled in both classic and modern roles in the West End of London and on Broadway, as well as the Shakespeare Memorial ...
17. Robert Knox
Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox.
Stabbed to death in bar brawl in London on 24 May 2008, while protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was shot. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.
18. Arthur Brough
Actor | Are You Being Served?
The English actor Arthur Brough, who achieved fame as senior clothing salesman Mr. Grainger on the BBC-TV comedy series Are You Being Served? (1972) in the 1970s, after almost half-a-century on the stage, was born Frederick Arthur Baker on February 26, 1905 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England. After ...
20. Juliette Kaplan
Actress | Last of the Summer Wine
Juliette Kaplan was born on October 2, 1939 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England as Marlene Juliette Kaplan. She is known for her work on Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Don't Let Go (2013) and A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (1958). She was married to Harold Hoser. She died on October 10, 2019 in Kent...
Director | Coasting
Jeremy Silberston was born on April 1, 1950 in England. He was a director and production manager, known for Coasting (1990), The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001) and EastEnders (1985). He was married to Catherine Napier. He died on March 9, 2006 in Kent, England.
23. Anna Nicholas
Actress | Cuba
Anna Nicholas was born on September 14, 1947 in Simla, India. She was an actress, known for Cuba (1979), Tales of the Unexpected (1979) and Armchair Thriller (1978). She was married to Graham Smith. She died on February 3, 2014 in Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury, Kent, England.
24. Janet Davies
Actress | Pride and Prejudice
Janet Davies was born on September 14, 1927 in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England as Janet Kathleen Davies. She was an actress, known for Pride and Prejudice (1980), Dad's Army (1968) and The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971). She was married to Ian Gardiner. She died on September 22, 1986 in ...
25. Norman Wooland
Actor | Hamlet
A classical stage actor who enjoyed modest film stardom in the late 1940s and 1950s, the good-looking, somewhat unassuming British actor Norman Wooland also worked extensively on radio and television in a career that spanned six decades. Born to British parents in Dusseldorf, Germany on March 16, ...
26. Katie Johnson
Actress | The Ladykillers
British character actress, on stage from 1894. Her many notable theatrical appearances include "Little Lord Fauntleroy" at the Prince's Theatre in Bristol, and, as Lady McClean, in "Escape Me Never" at the Apollo in London (1933) - a part she subsequently took to Broadway two years later. Until ...
27. Duncan Lamont
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
Duncan Lamont was born on June 17, 1918 in Lisbon, Portugal as Duncan William Ferguson Lamont. He was an actor, known for Quatermass and the Pit (1967), The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955) and The Quatermass Experiment (1953). He was married to Patricia Driscoll. He died on December 19, 1978 ...
28. Ronnie Brody
Actor | Superman III
Ronnie Brody was born on November 6, 1918 in Bristol, England as Ronald James Dougherty. He was an actor, known for Superman III (1983), The Bed Sitting Room (1969) and The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968). He was married to Joan Dainty. He died on May 8, 1991 in Broadstairs, Kent, England.
30. Eileen Way
Actress | The Vikings
Eileen Way was born on September 2, 1911 in New Malden, Surrey, England as Eileen Mabel Elizabeth Way. She was an actress, known for The Vikings (1958), Kidnapped (1960) and Sean's Show (1992). She was married to Felix Warden Brown. She died on June 16, 1994 in Canterbury, Kent, England.
31. Joyce Redman
Actress | Tom Jones
Joyce Redman was born on December 7, 1915 in Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as Joyce Olivia Redman. She was an actress, known for Tom Jones (1963), Othello (1965) and Clayhanger (1976). She was married to Charles Ivor Wynne-Roberts. She died on May 9, 2012 in Pembury, Kent, England.
32. Peaches Geldof
Self | The King Is Dead
Peaches Geldof was born on March 13, 1989 in Westminster, London, England as Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof. She was a writer, known for The King Is Dead (2010), Celebrity Juice (2008) and Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack (2008). She was married to Thomas Cohen and Maxwell Drummey. She died on April 7, ...
33. Dermot Walsh
Actor | Torment
Dublin-born stage actor, producer and writer Dermot Walsh was the son of a journalist and educated at Dublin's St. Mary's College and National University, initially focusing on law. He studied drama at the Abbey Theatre School of Acting and built up his reputation performing at the Gate Theatre in ...
35. Joan Dainty
Actress | Little Dorrit
Joan Dainty was born on December 13, 1926 in Finsbury, London, England as Joan Annette Dainty. She was an actress, known for Little Dorrit (1987), The Fool (1990) and Are You Being Served? (1972). She was married to Ronnie Brody. She died on March 13, 2014 in Broadstairs, Kent, England.
36. Eric Barker
Actor | Brothers in Law
One of the most familiar faces in British comedy, Eric Barker got his start in show business during World War II, when he was part of the armed forces radio show "Merry Go Round". After the war the show continued, though renamed "The Waterlogged Spa", with Barker and his wife, Pearl Hackney. The ...
37. Stanley Lebor
Actor | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Stanley Lebor was born on September 24, 1934 in East Ham, London, England as Stanley Harvey Lebor. He was an actor, known for Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987), Flash Gordon (1980) and Gandhi (1982). He died on November 23, 2014 in Faversham, Kent, England.
38. Basil Henson
Actor | Our Mutual Friend
Basil Henson was a prominent stage actor in Britain for over 40 years. His love of theatre began at the age of 12 while playing "Portia" at St. Cuthbert's Prep School. After World War II broke out, he joined the Indian Army and was a Major with the Royal Gharwal Rifles. His professional stage debut...
40. David Malin
Actor | The Modernista
David Malin was born on June 10, 1957 in Broadstairs, Kent, England as David Mark Malin. He was an actor and composer, known for The Modernista (2003), The Unforgettable John Le Mesurier (2001) and John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely (2012). He was married to Susan Griffiths. He died in ...
42. Marie Hemingway
Actress | The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Marie Hemingway was born on March 3, 1889 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England as Marie Foster Hemingway. She was an actress, known for The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1916), A Master of Men (1917) and Follow the Lady (1933). She was married to Claude Rains. She died on June 7, 1939 in Sandgate, Kent, England.
43. Maurice Bush
Actor | Doctor Who
Boxer and actor Maurice Edward "Morrie" Bush was born on June 3, 1930 in Pimlico, London, England. Bush made his heavyweight boxing debut on October 22, 1951 and fought his last professional fight on April 26, 1955. Maurice participated in 24 fights altogether in his professional boxing career: He ...
45. Susan Edmonstone
Actress | The Barchester Chronicles
Susan Edmonstone was born in 1946 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales as Susan Elisabeth Edmondstone. She was an actress, known for The Barchester Chronicles (1982), Three Comedies of Marriage (1975) and Sunday Premiere (1987). She died on January 5, 2009 in Bromley, Kent, England.
48. Richard Warner
Actor | Mary, Queen of Scots
Richard Warner was born on May 24, 1911 in Congerstone, Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Richard Ottley Warner. He was an actor, known for Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), Maurice (1987) and The Railway Children (1957). He was married to Phyllid a de Joncourt Ball. He died on January 14, 1989 in ...
49. Michael Mills
Producer | Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
Michael Mills was born on May 13, 1919 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. He was a producer and director, known for Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973), Chance in a Million (1984) and Get Some In! (1975). He was married to Valerie Leon. He died on January 7, 1988 in Gillingham, Kent, England.