Person    | Female  Born 11/3/1907  Died 19/8/1981

Jessie Matthews, OBE

Actor, singer and dancer. Born into a large family in Berwick Street. Made her name in theatre and in the 30's was Britain's favourite musical film star. Post-war her career flagged but in 1963 she got the title role in the long-running radio series 'Mrs Dale's Diary' and became a household name all over again. Died Eastcote, London. The picture source web site tells her story, emphasising the salacious.

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Jessie Matthews, OBE

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Jessie Matthews

Unveiled by Ruthie Henshall and Andrew Lloyd Webber on 3 May 1995. Jessie Mat...

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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Roger Lloyd-Pack

Roger Lloyd-Pack

Actor. Born in Islington. For many years he was a relatively unknown stalwart with the Royal Shakespeare and National Theatre companies. It was in 1981 that he achieved national fame, playing the l...

Person, Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial
Amanda Grayson

Amanda Grayson

Mother to Ambassador Spock. From Fandom: Amanda is "An Earth woman living on a planet where love, emotion, is bad taste." Amanda Grayson was a Human teacher from Earth. She was the first wife of S...

Person, Cinema, Fictional

1 memorial
Shepperton and Pinewood Studios

Shepperton and Pinewood Studios

The picture source website provides a good history.

Group, Cinema

1 memorial
Heritage Foundation

Heritage Foundation

We believe this group now encompasses Comic Heritage, Musical Heritage, Sports Heritage and Films and Television Heritage. Its aim is to pay tribute to Britain's entertainers and raise funds for go...

Group, Cinema, History, Humour, Music / songs, Sport / Games, Theatre, TV & Radio

63 memorials
Joyce Grenfell

Joyce Grenfell

Born Joyce Phipps in Montpelier Square, London. Her mother was sister to Nancy Astor, MP, so she was "well brought up". Aged 19 she married Reggie, her husband until her death. The picture is a se...

Person, Cinema, Humour, Theatre

2 memorials