In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
British Actor and Writer born 1920.'The Hand','Scott of Antarctic','Poets Pub','Svengali','Christopher Columbus','Inheritance','Nicholas Nickleby','Distant Trumpet','Hour of 13','Black Tide','Callan','Immendiate Disaster','Rogues Yarn'
Scottish Musician/Actor-Lord Of The Rings:Fellowship Of The Ring/The Two Towers/Return of The King(Peregrin 'Pippin' Took),The Soldiers Legs,Urban Ghost Story,Sniper 470,Master and Commander:The Far Side Of The World,Seed of Chucky,Stories of Lost Souls
Scottish Comedian And Actor - TV Series - 'Mock The Week' (2005-2012), '8 out of 10 Cats' (2005-2008), 'The Law of the Playground' (2006-2008), 'Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights' (2010), 'Frankie Boyle's New World Order' (2017- ), 'Argumental' (2008-09)
American Former Male Comedian & Actor - TV Series - 'The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show' (1950-1958). Movie - 'Six of a Kind' (1934), 'Oh God!' 1977), ' The Sunshine Boys' (1975), '18 Again!' (1988), 'A Damsel In Distress' (1937) Plus Many More Roles
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
Scottish actress (*1981), best known for her roles as DS Armstrong in 'The Bay', Amanda Hopkins in 'Grantchester', and Alison Hughes in 'The A Word'; other works include roles in 'The Young Victoria', 'Oliver Twist' (with Tom Hardy) and 'The Replacement'
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
Comedian & Actor: Head of the Class, Billy, The Boondock Saints, Open Season, The Last Samurai, Muppet Treasure Island, Gulliver's Travels, Fido, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, The X - Files - I Want to Believe, The Hobbit
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
Actor in 21 titles of TV & movies from 1957 - 73 including: Bonanza, Run For Your Life: 'Journey Into Yesterday' (1965), 12 o'clock High, Daniel Boone, McHale's Navy, Combat!, Perry Mason, Sea Hunt, One Step Beyond, Playhouse 90
British Stage and Movie Actor born 1931.'Trials of Oscar Wilde','Tunes of Glory','El Cid','Toreadors Waltz','Operation Crossbow','Repulsion',Schizo','Isadora','Young Sherlock Holmes'.Provided his Biographie'Close Up-an Actor telling Tales'in 2004
Actress (A Good Day for The Bad Guys; Small Faces; The Man in The Iron Mask; The Tribe; Divorcing Jack; Virtual Sexuality; A Knight's Tale; Vanilla Sky; He Knew He Was Right; Conviction; Casanova; Land of The Blind; Heavenly Delights; etc.)
Actress - 10 Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes films (as Holmes' housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson), 8 John Ford films, Frankenstein, Bride Of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, The Mummy's Tomb, Saps At Sea, How Green Was My Valley, many housekeeper roles
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
Actor: Shetland, Outlander, The Salvation, The Eagle, Dorian Gray, Primeval, Ripley Under Ground, Anna Karenina, Psychos, Orphans, Kull the Conqueror, Angels and Insects, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Crossing the Line
British Actor born 1923.was married to Actress Rona Anderson.Mr.Angus Hudson-Butler on'Upstairs Downstairs'(1971-75),George Cowley on'The Professionals'(1977-83),'Great Escape','Ipcress File','Kidnapped','Mutiny on Bounty'
British Actress. 6 Oscar Noms.'The King and I','From Here To Eternity','Black Narcissus','Julius Caesar','Quo Vadis','Heaven Knows Mr.Allison','Night of the Iguana','Grass is Greener','Sep. Tables','Affair to Remember','End of the Affair','Casino Royale
British Actor born 1930.Officer Ives in 'The Great Escape',Shughie McFee in 'Crossroads'(1974-80),'Tunes of Glory','Oh What a Lovley War','633 Squadron','Operation Snatch','Monarch of the Glen','Doctor Who'
Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, 1st Baronet, KCVO 05/10/1848?10/2/1931 Scotsman of Ulster-Scots parentage was a self-made man, merchant & yachtsman. Created the Lipton tea brand & was the most persistent challenger in history of America's Cup
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Actress/Singer/Mimic/Songwriter (b: 1876) - Burlesque, Vaudeville, Stage & Film. Nicknamed 'The Sarah Bernhardt of the Halls'. Stage - Hamlet (1903), A Doll's House (1905), Dream City (1906), Othello (1914). Films - The Blue Bird, The Black Cat
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
Actress-No Country For Old Men,Boardwalk Empire,Trainspotting,Stella Does Tricks,Gosford Park,Dead Eye Dick,Elizabeth,A Loss of Sexual Innocence,Two Family House,Some Voices,Strictly Sinatra,Intermission,Finding Neverland,Hitchiker's Guide to The Gal