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 Stage and Movie Actor born 1950.'U-571','Confessions of a Window Cleaner','Computer Killers','Towe of Evil','Flesh and Blood Show','Cool It Carol','Confessions of a Pop Performer','Queen Kong','Confessions from a Holiday Camp'
Actor - appeared in at least 455 films (1915-1955) including: silent comedy series of shorts with Oliver Hardy (1919-1921), silent comedy series of shorts with Walter Kendig (1915-1916). Many uncredited roles, often as a drunk
English Actress - TV Series - 'Rich Tea and Sympathy'(1991), 'Making Out '(1989-1991), 'Joking Apart '(1991-1995),'Next of Kin' (1995-1996),'Coronation Street'1982,1999),'Scott & Bailey'(2013-2014). Westend -'Hairspray: The Musical' & End of The Rainbow
English tenor and actor (*1973), best known for his performances in musical theatre, e.g. as Jean Valjean in 'Les Misérables', in 'Finding Neverland', and in Baz Luhrmann's 2002 revival of 'La Bohème'. He has sold more than one million albums in the UK
English Screenwriter - TV Series - 'Inspector Morse' (5 Episodes 1991-1993), 'Hamish Macbeth' (9 Episodes 1997), 'Rebus' (1 Episode 2006), 'Taggart ' (1 Episode 2002), 'The Play On One (1 Episode 1989), 'Hamish Macbeth' (1996-1997). Movie - 'Bait' (2002)
English Actress - TV Series - 'The Bill' (1995-2003), 'Shameless' (2005, 2013), 'Hollyoaks' (2018- ), 'Inside Victor Lewis-Smith' (1993-1995), 'Making Out' (1989-1991). Movie - 'Breathtaking' (2000). TV Mini-Series - 'Mr Woes Virgins' (1993). Plus More
English Born American Female Author, And Editor Of 'Just Between Us' Magazine - Novel -'Una pequena vasija de aceite: A Little Pot of Oil' (2003), 'Prayer That Works' (2000), 'There's A Snake In My Garden' (1975), 'Faith Enough to Finish'(1987) Plus More
English Male Former Winter Skeleton Racer -World Championships Gold Medal (Altenberg 2008), 'Skeleton World Cup Gold Medal (2003-04 & 2007-08). European Skeleton Championships Gold Medal(Altenberg 2004 & 2005)(St Moritz 2009) Silver Medal(St Moritz 2009)
English Actress - TV Series - 'The Faith Brown Chat Show' (1980), 'Trapped!' (2009-2010), 'Who Do You Do' (1976), 'Doctor Who' (Guest Role)(1985), 'Celebrity Juice' (Guest)(2008), 'For My Next Trick' (1975-1976), 'Punchlines!' (1983-1984). Plus Many More
English Former Actress - 'Mary Britten, M.D.' (1958), 'Cheri' (1973), 'Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm' (1978), 'Armchair Thriller' (Guest Role)(1978), 'The Home Front' (1983), 'Connie' (1985). TV Mini-Series - 'David Copperfield' (1978). Plus Many More Roles
English Former Actress - TV Series - 'Last Of The Summer Wine' (2000-2005), 'Happily Ever After' (Guest Role)(1961-1964), 'Before The Fringe' (Guest)(1967). Movie - 'A Taste Of Honey' (1961), 'The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery' (1966) Plus Many More
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
English Former Actress - TV Series - 'Avonlea' (1990-96), 'Angela Anaconda' (1999-2001), 'Ewoks' (Voice)(1985). TV Mini-Series - 'More Tales of the City' (1998), 'Further Tales of the City' (2001), 'Cover Me'(1999), 'Anne of Green Gables'(1985) Plus More
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
Actress: Sex & the City, Star Trek 6, Baby Geniuses, Police Academy, Porky's, Rosebud, The Rebels, Scruples, Ticket To Heaven, Ice Princess, 15 Minutes, Live Nude Girls, Mannequin, Big Trouble in Little China, Above Suspicion, Wild Palms
Actor-Star Wars Episodes V-VI:The Empire Strikes Back + Return of The Jedi(Captain/Admiral Piett),The Jokers,The Blood Beast Terror,The Devils,Fall of Eagles,Lisztomania,Jabberwocky,Monty Python's Life of Brian,Firefox,Return To Waterloo
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
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
Much loved British Actor: Carry On, The Railway Children, Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150AD, Doctor Who (2009), She, Casino Royale (1967), Hitchcock's Frenzy, Coronation Street, The Avengers, Jackanory, The Water Babies, Fawlty Towers. Voice of The Wombles
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
British Actor born 1905.was married to Actress Renee Asherson.Uncel of Actor Peter Donat.won Oscar for 'Goodbye Mr.Chips'(1939),'39 Steps','The Citadel','Private Life of Henry VIII','Ghost Goes West','Magic Box','Knight Without Armor','Monte Cristo'
British Actress - Horrors Of The Black Museum, The Entertainer, Sat. Night and Sun. Morning, Peeping Tom, Alfie, The Damned, The War Lover, Doctor In Clover, My Beautiful Laundrette, Santa Barbara. Former Miss London. Pin-up Model. Playboy March '66
British Actor (* = Oscar nom) - Tom Jones* (title role), Murder On The Orient Express*, The Dresser*, Erin Brockovich*, Under The Volcano*, Scrooge, 2 For The Road, Wolfen, Shoot The Moon, Millers Crossing, Annie, Before-Devil Knows You're Dead, Big Fish
Actor - The Horrible Dr. Hitchcock (title role), Funny Face, A Touch Of Larceny, The Man Who Never Was, The Deadly Affair, The Quiller Memorandum, The Spy With A Cold Nose, Battle Of Britain, Travels With My Aunt, The Blood Beast Terror, Family Solicitor
Actor - Freaks, The Informer, The Lost Patrol, The Mummy's Hand, The Mummy's Tomb, Shadow Of A Doubt, The Ape Man, Black Angel, Blood On The Sun, Dead Reckoning, The Set-Up, He Ran All The Way, T-Men, The Man From Laramie, Destry, A Patch Of Blue
British R&R/Pop Singer/Actor. An early British rock and roll (and film) star, he equalled The Beatles' record of 24 hits in the 1960s, and spent 332 weeks on the UK charts, without a chart-topping single or album
British Stage and movie Actor born 1921.'Fiddler on Roof','The Hill','Bedazzled','Blood of Satans Claw','Crucible of Horror','Berserk','Innocent Bystanders','Avengers','Bramwell','Freud','Pat and Mo','Peter and Paul'
British Actor - My Fair Lady (Oscar win), Cleopatra (Oscar nom), Doctor Dolittle, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, Anna & The King Of Siam, Foxes Of Harrow, The 4 Poster, The Agony & The Ecstacy, Yellow Rolls Royce, Midnight Lace, The Honey Pot, Staircase, Ashanti
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
English actress, best known for her role as Hayley Cropper in 'Coronation Street' (1998-2014), for which she won several awards. Hesmondhalgh's other regular television roles include 'Cucumber' (2015), 'Happy Valley' (2016), and 'Broadchurch' (2017)
British Actor and Writer born 1922.Lord Meldrum on 'You Rang M Lord'(1988-93),Col.Reynolds on 'It Aint Half Not Mum'(1974-81),'Doctor Who','Avengers','Carry On Behind','The Saint','Sherlock Holmes','Callan','Come Back Mrs.Noah'
British Stage and Movie Actress born 1911.Mother of Actress Janette Scott.Edie Pedgen on'The Last of the Summer Wine'(1986-03),Thora Blacklock on'Meet the Wife'(1963-66),Sarah Danby on'The First Lady'(1968-69),Ivy Unsworth on'In Loving Memory'(1979-86),'L
Actress: The Shining, Woman Called Golda, Tall Story, The Bell Jar, Folks!, Out on a Limb, The Typist, Lullaby, Nasty Habits, The Tiger Makes Out, Zig Zag, Everything's Relative, Funny About Love, Lucky Days // Wife of Eli Wallach
British actor born 1930.Rex on'The Squirrels'(1974-77),'Jude','File of the Golden Goose','Valentine Park','Seconds Out','The Nesbitts are Coming','Jesus of Nazareth','Porridge','The Last of the Baskets'
British Actor: Vince Tyler in TV's Queer As Folk, Harold Bride in Titanic, Nick in TV's Totally Frank, Pete in TV's Hotel Babylon, Mark/Maria Lovell in TV's Waking the Dead - episode: Walking on Water: Part 1, Frank Cross in 3 Blind Mice & Ashley in Oh Ma
British Actor - Willy Wonka... (as Mr. Salt), Help!, The Musketeers films, The Hill, Scrooge '70, Funny Thing Happened... Forum, Taste The Blood Of Dracula, On A Clear Day..., Juggernaut, Sherlock Holmes Smarter Brother, How I Won The War, TWTWTW
Eric Knowles (born 1953 in Nelson, Lancashire, England) is a British Antiques expert. He first became famous after being a ceramics expert on the Antiques Roadshow. He has also appeared in such programmes as, Going for a Song, Going, Going, Gone, Call My
Multi-award-winning English actress, best known for her roles in 'Happy Valley' and 'Last Tango in Halifax'. She also appeared in films and West End productions - e.g. in 'Blood Brothers' in 1990, 'Guys and Dolls' (2005) and 'Betty Blue Eyes' (2011)
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
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
Actor: Frasier, Code of Silence, Suspect, Streets of Gold, Frantic, Moonstruck, The Russia House, Article 99, Barton Fink, In the Line of Fire, Reality Bites, Striking Distance, Antz, Hot in Cleveland, In Treatment, Burn Notice
British actor born 1930.Jacko on'Love Thy Neighbour'(1972-76),Ralph on'George and the Dragon'(1966-68)'Five Million Years to Earth','Taste the Blood of Dracula','The Human Factor','Scrooge','The Gaffer'
Songwriter, of having co-written (with Tony Macaulay) The Edison Lighthouse song of: 'Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows)' (1970) and who wrote The Tom Jones song of: Delilah (1968) with music by Les Reed
British Actor: Sean Phelan in TV's The Hanging Gale, Charlie in TV's The Upper Hand & Paul in TV's Madame Bovary, Alex Wells in TV's Night & Day & Lord Glozelle in TV's Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Iconic British stage/movie actor - The Lord of The Rings/the Hobbit movies (Gandalf - AA nom), X-men movies (Magneto), Gods and Monsters (AA nom), Richard III, Vicious, Beauty and the Beast, Mr. Holmes, Last Action Hero, Stardust, The Da Vinci Code,
Actor: Lovejoy, Deadwood, Wuthering Heights, Roots, War and Remembrance, Dallas, Madson, Nemesis Game, We Are Marshall, Death Race, Kings, Snow White and the Huntsman, John Wick, Ray Donovan, American Gods, Hellboy
english actress Born: 07/19/1919.She was married to Actor Joseph Cotten.Movies:'Mr.Arkadin','Francis','Captain Blood','Lady in the Iron Mask','Capt. Pirate','Magic Carpet','Plunder of the Sun','Phantom of the Rue Morgue','Snow White and The Three Stooges