Person    | Female  Born 7/6/1931 

Virginia McKenna

Categories: Cinema, Animals, Theatre

Actor and wild-life campaigner. Born Marylebone. Briefly married to actor Denholm Elliott, then to actor Bill Travers 1957 until his death in 1994. Played Violette Szabo, in the 1958 film 'Carve Her Name with Pride'. 1966 McKenna and Travers made the film 'Born Free' and through that they both became life-long campaigners for wild-life.

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Virginia McKenna

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Szabo plaque

In memory of Violette Szabo GC and the Stockwell residents who gave their liv...

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Barking Lord Scruff

Barking Lord Scruff

Music critic, dog poet, photographic model and all round good egg.

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Rupert Bear

Rupert Bear

Children's comic strip character. Created by the artist Mary Tourtel. In 1935, when her eyesight started failing the stories and illustrations were taken over by Alfred Bestall. An annual of Rupert...

Fiction, Animals, Fictional

2 memorials
Pebbles

Pebbles

Barbican Station's cat.

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Hodge, Johnson's cat

Hodge, Johnson's cat

Johnson described Hodge as 'a very fine cat indeed'. All the information you might want on Hodge is available at Moggies The poet, Percival Stockdale wrote An Elegy on the Death of Dr Johnson's Fa...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
June

June

We're guessing that June was a wild or feral animal of some sort, possibly a duck, since she seems to have spent her time at and around Lord Holland's pond, in Holland Park. Also, her friends provi...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial