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

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1. Freddie Jones

Actor | Dune

British character actor Freddie Jones came to the acting profession after ten years of working as a laboratory assistant and acting in amateur theater on the side. To kick off his mid-life career change, Jones attended Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in Kent, England, on a scholarship. He ...

2. Roald Dahl

Writer | The Witches

Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916. He served as a fighter pilot in the British R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) during World War II. He made a forced landing in the Libyan Desert and was severely injured. As a result, he spent five months in a Royal Navy hospital in Alexandria. Dahl is known for how he ...

3. Agatha Christie

Writer | Witness for the Prosecution

Agatha was born as "Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller" in 1890 to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. Agatha was of American and British descent, her father being American and her mother British. Her father was a relatively affluent stockbroker. Agatha received home education from early childhood ...

4. George Michael

Soundtrack | Beverly Hills Cop II

George Michael was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in Finchley, north London, in the United Kingdom, to Lesley Angold (Harrison), a dancer, and Kyriacos Panayiotou, a restaurateur. His father was a Greek Cypriot, and his mother was of English background. He first discovered fame as a musician ...

5. Gladys Cooper

Actress | My Fair Lady

Gladys Cooper was the daughter of journalist William Frederick Cooper and his wife Mabel Barnett. As a child she was very striking and was used as a photographic model beginning at six years old. She wanted to become an actress and started on that road in 1905 after being discovered by Seymour ...

6. Elizabeth Spriggs

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Elizabeth Spriggs was born on September 18, 1929 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Elizabeth Jean Williams. She was an actress and writer, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Playing the Field (1998). She was married to Murray Manson, Marshall ...

7. Michael Hordern

Actor | Where Eagles Dare

Following a brief teaching career, Michael Hordern made his stage debut in 1937. He made his film debut in 1939, but his career was stalled by WWII. He resumed his acting career in 1946, both in theatre and films. He hit his stride in the 1960s playing befuddled characters, particularly stuffy ...

8. Walter Sparrow

Actor | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

An English film and television actor best known for his appearance as Duncan in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves starring Kevin Costner.

Sparrow began his career as a stand-up comic before moving to acting with a period with the Royal Shakespeare Company. His first film role was in 1964, ...

9. Moira Shearer

Actress | The Red Shoes

Moira was born the daughter of Harold Charles King, a civil engineer, in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas ...

10. Ronnie Barker

Actor | The Two Ronnies

Ronnie Barker's remarkable versatility as a performer can be traced back to his time in repertory theatre, where he was able to play a wide range of roles and develop his talent for accents, voices and verbal dexterity. It was during this time that he met Glenn Melvyn, who taught him how to stammer ...

11. John Hallam

Actor | Flash Gordon

Talented and diverse Northern Ireland born character actor whose career has embraced British institutions from Raffles to Dr Who.

After apprenticing in provincial theatre this commanding, actor appeared in two contrasting war films in 1968 - The Charge of the Light Brigade and Carry On up the Khyber...

12. Andy Gibb

Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

A blessing or a curse? Every silver lining has a cloud, yet sadly Andrew Roy Gibb had to find that out the hard way. Born the fifth and final child to parents Barbara (17 November 1920-12 August 2016) and Hugh Gibb (15 January 1916-6 March 1992) Andy grew up with his three older siblings dominating...

13. Peter Nichols

Writer | Inspector Morse

Peter Nichols was born on July 31, 1927 in Bristol, England as Peter Richard Nichols. He was a writer and actor, known for Inspector Morse (1987), Having a Wild Weekend (1965) and Georgy Girl (1966). He was married to Thelma Reed. He died on September 7, 2019 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

14. Constance Cummings

Actress | Blithe Spirit

Coming from a musical family - her mother was a concert soprano - Constance Cummings made her show business debut in 1926 in regional stock theater, and by 1928 had appeared in her first Broadway play. Her success in the theater resulted in an invitation to Hollywood, where she went 1931. Although ...

15. Peter Woodthorpe

Actor | The Lord of the Rings

Peter Woodthorpe was educated at Archbishop Holgate's Grammar School in York and attended Magdalene College, Cambridge. He undertook National Service in the Royal Navy and made his debut as a professional actor in the theatre in 1955. His extensive and distinguished stage career included work with ...

16. Terence Longdon

Actor | Ben-Hur

Terence Longdon appeared in four early black and white Carry Ons. His main roles were in the first two films in the series. In 1958, he had a significant supporting turn as Miles Heywood, an upper crust chap who although doing National Service and coming from a military background, did not want to ...

17. Celia Johnson

Actress | Brief Encounter

Celia Johnson was an English actress, once nominated for an Academy Award. Johnson was born in the town of Richmond, Surrey in 1908. Richmond was incorporated into Greater London in 1965, as part of an administrative reform. Celia's parents were John Robert Johnson and Ethel Griffiths. Neither of ...

18. Roland Culver

Actor | Thunderball

Roland Culver was born on August 21, 1900 in London, England as Roland Joseph Culver. He was an actor, known for Thunderball (1965), The Emperor Waltz (1948) and Dead of Night (1945). He was married to Nan Hopkins and Daphne Rye. He died on March 1, 1984 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England.

19. Norman Rodway

Actor | Campanadas a medianoche

Norman Rodway was born on February 7, 1929 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Chimes at Midnight (1965), Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983) and The Empty Mirror (1996). He was married to Jane Rodway, Sarah Fitzgerald, Mary Selway and Pauline Delaney. He died on March 13, 2001 in Banbury, ...

20. John Howard Davies

Actor | Oliver Twist

John Howard Davies was born on March 9, 1939 in Paddington, London, England. He was a producer and director, known for Oliver Twist (1948), Fawlty Towers (1975) and Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969). He was married to Linda. He died on August 22, 2011 in Blewbury, Oxfordshire, England.

21. Dusty Springfield

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

Dusty Springfield has been acknowledged around the world as the best female soul singer that Britain ever produced. With her oddly erotic, throaty voice, she racked up a string of hits from the 1960s onwards. Born in London to Irish parents, Dusty grew up in and around London. Her early work ...

22. Beatrice Lillie

Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie

Dubbed "the funniest woman in the world", comedienne Beatrice Lillie was born the daughter of a Canadian government official and grew up in Toronto. She sang in a family trio act with her mother, Lucy, and her piano-playing older sister, Muriel. Times were hard and the ambitious mother eventually ...

23. Roy Boulting

Director | Seven Days to Noon

Roy Boulting was born on December 21, 1913 in Bray, Berkshire, England. He was a director and writer, known for Seven Days to Noon (1950), A French Mistress (1960) and The Family Way (1966). He was married to Sandra Spencer, Hayley Mills, Enid Munnik, Jean Capon and Marian Angela Warnock. He died ...

24. Colin Dexter

Writer | Endeavour

Colin Dexter was born on September 29, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England as Norman Colin Dexter. He was a writer and actor, known for Endeavour (2012), Inspector Lewis (2006) and Inspector Morse (1987). He was married to Dorothy Cooper. He died on March 21, 2017 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, ...

25. C.S. Lewis

Writer | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C.S. Lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his ...

26. George Martin

Music Department | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Known best as the record producer for The Beatles, George Martin had a long and varied musical career, and continues to enjoy a rare reputation as one of popular music's true "nice guys."

Martin was born into a working-class family in Drayton Park, England, on 3 January 1926. His classical music ...

27. P.D. James

Writer | Children of Men

P.D. James was born on August 3, 1920 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Phyllis Dorothy James. She was a writer and producer, known for Children of Men (2006), Death in Holy Orders (2003) and Death Comes to Pemberley (2013). She was married to Ernest Connor Bantry White. She died on November 27, ...

28. Diana King

Actress | The Scarf

Diana King was born on August 2, 1918 in Buckinghamshire, England. She was an actress, known for The Scarf (1959), Pride and Prejudice (1967) and Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982). She was married to John Harvey. She died on July 31, 1986 in Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, England.

29. Michael Sellers

Actor | Mr. Topaze

Michael Sellers was born on April 2, 1954 in London, England as Michael Peter Anthony Sellers. He was an actor, known for I Like Money (1961), I Told You I Was Ill: The Life and Legacy of Spike Milligan (2005) and Somebody's Daughter, Somebody's Son (2004). He was married to Allison Sellers and ...

30. Brian Aldiss

Writer | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Brian Aldiss, author of the classic Helliconia trilogy, and the story on which Steven Spielberg's 2001 film AI: Artificial Intelligence was based, was one of Britain's most accomplished and versatile writers of science fiction. In a lifelong and prolific career, Aldiss, who died aged 92, produced ...

31. Jules Furthman

Writer | To Have and Have Not

Jules Furthman was a magazine and newspaper writer when he began writing for films in 1915. When the U.S. entered WWI Furthman used the name "Stephen Fox" for his screenplays because he thought his name sounded too German, but he reverted to his real name after the war. Furthman became one of the ...

32. Hana Maria Pravda

Actress | The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Hana Maria Pravda was born on January 29, 1916 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Hana Beck. She was an actress, known for The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Death Wish 3 (1985) and Department S (1969). She was married to George Pravda and Alexandr "Sasha" Munk. She died on May 28, 2008 ...

33. Hugh Millais

Actor | McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Hugh Millais was born on December 23, 1929 in Blackwater Valley, Surrey, England as Hugh Geoffroy Millais. He was an actor, known for McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), The Dogs of War (1980) and The Wicked Lady (1983). He was married to Anne Sheffield and Suzy Falconnel. He died on July 4, 2009 in ...

34. Miranda Forbes

Actress | Poirot

Miranda Forbes was born on August 11, 1946 in London, England. She was an actress, known for Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Jane Eyre (1996) and Press Gang (1989). She died on June 14, 2001 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

35. Christopher Barry

Director | Nanny

Christopher Barry was born on September 20, 1925 in London. He was a director and producer, known for Nanny (1981), The Tripods (1984) and Moonbase 3 (1973). He died on February 7, 2014 in Oxfordshire, England.

36. Heathcote Williams

Actor | Basic Instinct 2

Heathcote Williams was born on November 15, 1941 in Helsby, Cheshire, England as John Henley Heathcote Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Basic Instinct 2 (2006), The Legend of 1900 (1998) and City of Ember (2008). He died on July 1, 2017 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

37. Judith Stott

Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Judith Stott was born on July 12, 1929 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Judith Mary Stott. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), The Brothers Karamazov (1964) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). She was married to Dave Allen and Jeremy Burnham. She died on October 11, 2010 ...

38. Edwin Astley

Soundtrack | The Saint

Britain's most iconic and prolific composer of music for TV action/adventure in the 1950's and 60's was born in Cheshire, the son of a builder. He dropped out of school to work for a gas oven manufacturer at the tender age of fourteen. Music was in his blood and jazz was a particularly strong ...

39. Edwin Newman

Self | The Pelican Brief

Edwin Newman was born on January 25, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Edwin Harold Newman. He was an actor and writer, known for The Pelican Brief (1993), Spies Like Us (1985) and My Fellow Americans (1996). He was married to Rigel Grell. He died on August 13, 2010 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, ...

40. Roger Hume

Actor | A Fish Called Wanda

Roger was the son of George Hume, former general manager of the William Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford. Started off as an ASM, and crewed on films. Extensive theatre experience, including his own one-man shows "Old Herbaceous", "Winston" and "Please Sir". Also frequent appearances on ...

41. Anthony Hinds

Producer | The Phantom of the Opera

Anthony Hinds was born on September 18, 1922 in Uxbridge, Buckinghamshire, England as Anthony Frank Hinds. He was a producer and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (1962), Whispering Smith vs. Scotland Yard (1952) and The Curse of Frankenstein (1957). He was married to Jean Knowles. He died...

42. Iris Murdoch

Writer | Teatr telewizji

Iris Murdoch was born on July 15, 1919 in Dublin, Ireland as Jean Iris Murdoch. She was a writer and actress, known for Teatr telewizji (1953), A Severed Head (1971) and Cierny princ (1990). She was married to John Bayley. She died on February 8, 1999 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

43. John Harvey

Actor | Doctor Who

John Harvey was born on September 27, 1911 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Borderers (1968) and The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955). He was married to Diana King. He died on July 19, 1982 in Oxfordshire, England.

44. Mervyn Peake

Writer | Gormenghast

Poet, novelist, painter, playwright and illustrator, best known for: 'Rhymes Without Reason', 1944; 'Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor', 1945; 'The Craft of the Lead Pencil', 1946; 'Titus Groan' (novel), 1946; 'Letters from a Lost Uncle', 1948; 'The Glassblowers' (poem) and 'Gormenghast' (novel) ...

45. Heather Canning

Actress | Mystery and Imagination

Heather Canning was born on January 5, 1933 in Epsom, Surrey, England as Heather Joan Canning. She was an actress, known for Mystery and Imagination (1966), Miss Julie (1974) and Power Without Glory (1976). She was married to Leon Lissek. She died on May 30, 1996 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

46. Alan Macdonald

Production Designer | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Alan Macdonald was born in 1956. He was a production designer and art director, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Queen (2006) and The Jacket (2005). He died on August 30, 2017 in Oxfordshire, England.

47. Ivy Close

Actress | Adam Bede

Ivy Close began a dynasty that has now covered four generations of the history of Cinema and Television. She married the photographer Elwin Neame (1885-1923) and reared two sons Ronald Neame (1911-2010), a successful cinematographer, screenwriter, producer and director and Derek Neame (1915-1979), ...

48. Cliff Owen

Director | The Avengers

British comedy director of variable output, active primarily in the 1960's and early 70's. Began in the industry in 1937.

49. David Whitaker

Music Department | Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien

David Whitaker was born on January 6, 1931 in Surrey, England. He is known for his work on With a Friend Like Harry... (2000), Go (1999) and The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982). He was married to Sue Fournel and Rita Pedley. He died on January 11, 2012 in Oxfordshire, England.

50. Vicki Brown

Soundtrack | Shanghai Surprise

Vicki Brown was born on August 23, 1940 in Liverpool, England as Victoria Mary Haseman. She was an actress, known for Shanghai Surprise (1986), Tommy (1975) and Not Now Darling (1973). She was married to Joe Brown. She died on June 16, 1991 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England.

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