Death Place Matching "Kent, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Peter Cushing

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 ...

2. Hywel Bennett

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.

3. Charles Dickens

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 ...

4. William Hartnell

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 ...

6. John Le Mesurier

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...

7. Donald Sinden

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). ...

8. Richard Marquand

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 ...

9. Tony Haygarth

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, ...

10. Michael Billington

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...

14. Christopher Beeny

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

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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 ...

19. Judith Furse

Actress | Black Narcissus

Judith Furse was born on March 4, 1912 in Camberley, Surrey, England. She was an actress and producer, known for Black Narcissus (1947), Carry On Spying (1964) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939). She died on August 29, 1974 in Canterbury, Kent, England.

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...

21. Larry Martyn

Actor | Department S

Larry Martyn was born on March 22, 1934 in London, England as Lawrence Martyn. He was an actor, known for Department S (1969), Whoops Baghdad! (1973) and Up Pompeii! (1969). He died on August 7, 1994 in Kent, England.

22. Jeremy Silberston

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.

29. Raymond Adamson

Actor | The Orchard End Murder

Raymond Adamson was born on July 7, 1920 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Raymond John Adamson. He was an actor, known for The Orchard End Murder (1981), The Avengers (1961) and The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970). He died in March 2002 in Kent.

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 ...

34. Sonia Dresdel

Actress | The Fallen Idol

Sonia Dresdel was born on May 5, 1909 in Hornsea, Yorkshire, England as Lois Obee. She was an actress, known for The Fallen Idol (1948), This Was a Woman (1948) and Wives and Daughters (1971). She died on January 18, 1976 in Canterbury, Kent, England.

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...

39. Antony Marsh

Actor | Bugs

Antony Marsh was born on February 12, 1938 in Hitchin, Herts, England as Antony Rupert Marsh. He was an actor, known for Bugs (1995), There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000) and Lovejoy (1986). He died on August 13, 2007 in Maidstone, Kent, England.

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 ...

41. Pearl Hackney

Actress | The Wackers

Pearl Hackney was born on October 28, 1916 in Burton-on-Trent, England. She was an actress, known for The Wackers (1975), Schizo (1976) and The New Avengers (1976). She was married to Eric Barker. She died on September 18, 2009 in Kent, England.

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 ...

44. George Pollock

Assistant Director | Brief Encounter

Former assistant and second unit director, in films from 1933. He was best known for directing the quartet of Miss Marple films, starring Margaret Rutherford, 1960-1964.

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.

46. James Tamsitt

Actor | A Canterbury Tale

James Tamsitt was born on October 22, 1931 in Canterbury, Kent, England as James Reuben Tamsitt. He was an actor, known for A Canterbury Tale (1944). He died on May 4, 1996 in Canterbury.

47. Tim Barrett

Actor | The Avengers

Tim Barrett was born on May 31, 1929 in London, England as Arthur Edward Barrett. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), Come Back Mrs. Noah (1977) and Brian Rix Presents ... (1960). He died on August 20, 1990 in 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.

50. Blake Butler

Actor | Rob Roy

Blake Butler was born on October 22, 1924 in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England as John David Blake Butler. He was an actor, known for Rob Roy (1961), Danger UXB (1979) and Martin Chuzzlewit (1964). He died on April 15, 1981 in Bromley, Kent, England.

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