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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire

Dancer, singer, actor. Born and died America. Brother and sister, Frederick and Adele Austerlitz, started as children as vaudeville performers. Between 1917 and 1932 they appeared in musical shows ...

Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Cinema, Dance, USA

1 memorial

Lord Richard Attenborough, CBE

Lord Richard Attenborough, CBE

Actor, director, producer. Born Cambridge. Older brother of TV wildlife presenter Sir David.

Person, Seriously Famous, Theatre, Benefactor, Cinema

1 memorial

Sir Michael Balcon

Sir Michael Balcon

Born Birmingham. Film producer. Worked at Gainsborough Film Studios.  Went on to run Ealing Studios from 1938-56.  His daughter married Cecil Day Lewis. Died East Sussex.

Person, Cinema

3 memorials

Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead

Actress. Born and died America. Unsuccessful on Broadway so in 1923 came to London and was very successful on the West End stage. She returned to America and worked in both movies and on the sta...

Person, Theatre, Cinema, USA

1 memorial

John Barry

John Barry

Created the captions on the Hitchcock murals.  We think this means that he wrote them, rather than physically made them, and that he was chosen for his film knowledge.  But the existence of 'John B...

Person, Cinema

1 memorial

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