Death Place Matching "Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. 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 ...
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 ...
3. 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...
4. 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 ...
5. 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, ...
6. 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 ...
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, ...
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), The Skin Game (1931) and A Stitch in Time (1963). He was married to Prudence Nesbitt and Constance Willis Spark. He died on August 9...
9. 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, ...
10. 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), The Heroes of Telemark (1965) and Empire of the Sun (1987). He was married to Joyce Heron and Fay Compton. He died on November 9, 1994 in ...
Actor | Casualty
Bernard Gallagher was born on September 26, 1929 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Casualty (1986), Moonfleet (1984) and A Brother's Tale (1983). He was married to Sylvia Vickers. He died on November 27, 2016 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.
12. 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 ...
13. 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, ...
14. 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 ...
15. 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 ...
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. Frances Day
Actress | The Girl from Maxim's
Frances Day was born on December 16, 1907 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Frances Victoria Schenk. She was an actress, known for The Girl from Maxim's (1933), While Nero Fiddled (1944) and Public Nuisance No. 1 (1936). She was married to Beaumont Alexander. She died in April 1984 in Brighton, East ...
19. 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.
20. 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".
21. 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 ...
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 ...
24. 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.
25. 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 ...
26. 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 Paris (1994). She died on September 4, 2014 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 ...
28. 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 ...
30. 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...
31. 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.
Director | Miss Ellen Terry, Afternoon Tea
Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a ...
34. 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.
35. 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 ...
36. 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), Vacation from Marriage (1945) and A Sister to Assist 'Er (1938). She was married to Arthur Davenport (author, BBC broadcaster) and Ernest Butcher. She died on...
37. 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), Angel Pavement (1957) and Howards' Way (1985). He was married to Valerie Griffiths. He died on October 29, 2013 in Brighton, East Sussex, ...
38. 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...
39. 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.
40. Donald Peers
Actor | Sing Along with Me
Donald Peers was born on July 10, 1908 in Ammanford, Dyfed, Wales as Donald Rhys Hubert Peers. He was an actor, known for Sing Along with Me (1952), The Balloon Goes Up (1942) and Club Night (1964). He was married to Gertrude Mary Thomson. He died on August 8, 1973 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.
42. 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...
43. Lilian Oldland
Actress | Virginia's Husband
Lilian Oldland was born on February 7, 1903 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England as Lilian Mary Oldland. She was an actress, known for Virginia's Husband (1928), Passion Island (1927) and Jealousy (1931). She was married to Edward Percy and Reginald Denham. She died on September 29, 1984 in ...
46. 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. Frank Wilson
Director | The Blindness of Fortune
Frank Wilson began his career as an actor and opera singer. He joined the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in 1900 playing many of the Principal Bass-Baritone roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas. These were The Counsel in "Trial by Jury", the Notary in "The Sorcerer", Bill Bobstay or Corcoran in "...
49. 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 ...