Death Place Matching "East Sussex, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Elizabeth Allan

Actress | The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger

British stage and film actress Elizabeth Allan was born in Skegness, Lincolnshire. She made her stage debut at the age of 17; her movie debut came about four years later with an appearance in the Hercule Poirot mystery Alibi (1931).

At the beginning of her career, Allan mainly appeared in films for ...

2. Jon Finch

Actor | Frenzy

Dark, broodingly handsome Jon Finch was the son of a merchant banker. His first stage role was in elementary school at age 13 playing a Roman noblewoman(!). After gaining experience in amateur theatre groups and following a short stint with a folk singing group, he suddenly left for military ...

3. Desmond Llewelyn

Actor | GoldenEye

Desmond Llewelyn was born in South Wales in 1914, the son of a coal mining engineer. In high school, he worked as a stagehand in the school's productions and then picked up sporadic small parts. His family would not give up their effort to prevent him from a life on stage, so an uncle who was a ...

4. Sebastian Shaw

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Though primarily a stage actor, Sebastian Shaw appeared in some forty film and television productions from 1930 to 1991. Born on May 29, 1905, in Holt, Norfolk, England, he first appeared on stage as a child in 1913, graduating to lead roles by the late 1920s. It was in 1930 that he made his first ...

5. Tom Bell

Actor | The L-Shaped Room

Tom Bell was one of the UK's finest actors but he never achieved the star billing or recognition he so richly deserved. His career spanned some 50 years. Time and time again, Bell gave memorable performances. From the able seaman ordered to be flogged by a sadistic officer, played by Dirk Bogarde, ...

6. Flora Robson

Actress | Clash of the Titans

Flora Robson knew she was no beauty, but her wise and sympathetic face would become a familiar - indeed, shining - ornament of the 1930s and 40s silver screen. Though not sure of acting as a career in her early years, she nevertheless appeared on stage for the first time at 5 years old. She was ...

7. Cecil Parker

Actor | The Lady Vanishes

An air of almost smug disdain would hang over his characters like a grey cloud. Yet he could end up being a ray of sunshine with that cloud. Stage or screen, comedy or drama, playing butler or Lord Commander, Englishman Cecil Parker was born in 1897 and took an avid interest in performing following...

8. Nigel Green

Actor | Zulu

The character actor Nigel Green, born in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1924, was educated in England and studied chemical engineering before winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. By age 24, he was appearing on stage at both the Old Vic and Stratford-on-Avon, and in the ...

9. Harry H. Corbett

Actor | Carry On Screaming!

Harry H Corbett (he added the "H" to avoid being confused with Sooty's friend) was born in Burma in 1925. His father was an officer in the army. His mother died when he was very young and he moved to England as a child and was brought up in Manchester by an aunt.

After his war service, he joined a ...

10. Dora Bryan

Actress | A Taste of Honey

Dora Bryan was born on February 7, 1923 in Parbold, Lancashire, England as Dora May Broadbent. She was an actress, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), The Fallen Idol (1948) and Last of the Summer Wine (1973). She was married to Bill Lawton. She died on July 23, 2014 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

11. Maurice Evans

Actor | Planet of the Apes

A grand, robust, highly theatrical British classical actor, Maurice Evans was the son of a justice of the peace who enjoyed amateur playwriting on the side. In fact, his father adapted several adaptations of Thomas Hardy's novels and Evans would often appear in them. Early interest also came in ...

12. Marius Goring

Actor | The Red Shoes

The son of Dr. Charles Buckman Goring M.D. and Kate Winifred (nee MacDonald). Marius Goring was educated at Perse School, Cambridge, England and at the Universities of Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Paris. He studied for the stage under Harcourt Williams at the Old Vic dramatic school, London. His ...

13. John Clements

Actor | The Four Feathers

John Clements hailed from southern England and was educated at St Paul's School in London and St John's College, Cambridge. His acting aspiration prompted his first stage appearance at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith in 1930 in the play "Out of the Blue". Through the 1930s, he continued to develop ...

14. Spike Milligan

Actor | The Bed Sitting Room

Spike was born an 'Army Brat', the son of an Irish Captain in the British Raj in India. Educated in a series of Roman Catholic schools in India and at Lewisham Polytechnic in England, he spent his formative years playing the fool and playing the trumpet in local jazz bands.

He joined the British ...

15. Janet Brown

Actress | For Your Eyes Only

Janet Brown was born on December 14, 1923 in Rutherglen, Glasgow, Scotland as Janet McLuckie Brown. She was an actress, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), Folly to Be Wise (1952) and The Impressionable Jon Culshaw (2004). She was married to Peter Butterworth. She died on May 27, 2011 in Hove, ...

16. Alfred Lynch

Actor | The Hill

Alfred Lynch was born in the East End of London in 1931. Born the son of a plumber, he quit school to become a draughtsman's apprentice. After doing his National Service in the Army he began to train as an actor, coming out as a real talent of British cinema with critically acclaimed roles in ...

17. Ann Gillis

Actress | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Ann Gillis was born Alma Mabel Conner on February 12, 1927, in Little Rock, Arkansas. At age seven, she appeared in her first film, Men in White (1934), as an extra. During the next two years, she had uncredited appearances in six more films until she received her first major role in King of Hockey...

18. Zara Nutley

Actress | Mind Your Language

Zara Nutley was born on August 19, 1924 in Falmouth, Cornwall, England as Zahrah Mary Chassib Jaber. She was an actress, known for Mind Your Language (1977), Jane Eyre (1973) and Tales of the Unexpected (1979). She died on October 9, 2016 in Uckfield, East Sussex, England.

19. Patsy Rowlands

Actress | Carry on Again Doctor

Born in 1931, she attended a succession of Convent Schools without any sense of direction until a new elocution teacher recognised her potential, and encouraged her to apply for a Guildhall School of Speech and Drama scholarship. She won it when she was just 15, coming top in the whole of England.


20. Arthur Conan Doyle

Writer | Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle. He was a writer and producer, known for Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock (2010) and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984). He was married to Jean Leckie and Louisa Hawkins. He died on July 7, 1930 ...

21. Edward Chapman

Actor | Juno and the Paycock

Edward Chapman was born on October 13, 1901 in Harrogate, Yorkshire [now North Yorkshire], England. He was an actor and writer, known for Juno and the Paycock (1930), The Skin Game (1931) and A Stitch in Time (1963). He was married to Prudence Nesbitt and Constance Willis Spark. He died on August 9...

22. Terence Morgan

Actor | Hamlet

Terence Morgan was born on December 8, 1921 in London, England as Terence Ivor Grant Morgan. He was an actor, known for Hamlet (1948), Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951) and Piccadilly Third Stop (1960). He was married to Georgina Jumel. He died on August 25, 2005 in Brighton, East Sussex, ...

23. Kay Hammond

Actress | Blithe Spirit

Delightful, sophisticated English actress, daughter of the distinguished thespian Sir Guy Standing. Kay trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and was taught elocution by Mrs. Patrick Campbell. She made her theatrical debut in "Tilly of Bloomsbury" in 1927. Within just a few years, ...

24. Ralph Michael

Actor | A Night to Remember

Ralph Michael was born on September 26, 1907 in Edmonton, London, England as Ralph Champion Shotter. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), The Heroes of Telemark (1965) and Empire of the Sun (1987). He was married to Joyce Heron and Fay Compton. He died on November 9, 1994 in ...

25. Fay Compton

Actress | The Haunting

Fay Compton was born on September 18, 1894 in West Kensington, London, England as Virginia Lilian Emmeline Mackenzie. She was an actress, known for The Haunting (1963), Othello (1951) and Wrath of Jealousy (1936). She was married to Ralph Michael, Leon Quartermaine, Lauri de Frece and Harry Gabriel...

26. Ingeborg von Kusserow

Actress | One Wild Oat

Ingeborg von Kusserow was born on January 28, 1919 in Wollstein, Ostalbkreis, Germany as Ingeborg Maria von Kusserow. She was an actress, known for One Wild Oat (1951), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951). She was married to Kenneth Slingsby-Fahn and Percy ...

27. Joe Robinson

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1927 (not 1929 as some references give) Joe Robinson came from a famous family of wrestlers. Both his father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champions. Following in their footsteps Joe Junior won the wrestling European Heavyweight Championship ...

28. Wilfred Pickles

Actor | For the Love of Ada

Wilfred Pickles was born on October 13, 1904 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for For the Love of Ada (1972), The Family Way (1966) and Billy Liar (1963). He was married to Mabel Pickles. He died on March 27, 1978 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

29. Bernard Gallagher

Actor | Casualty

Bernard Gallagher was born on September 26, 1929 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Casualty (1986), Moonfleet (1984) and A Brother's Tale (1983). He was married to Sylvia Vickers. He died on November 27, 2016 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

30. David Watkin

Cinematographer | Out of Africa

David Watkin was born on March 23rd 1925 to a middle class family in Kent, England. Being fond of classical music, he originally wanted to become a pianist despite the lack of support from his religious father.

Watkin served shortly in World War II before finally beginning his career in cinema. His ...

31. Donald Eccles

Actor | The Wicker Man

Donald Eccles was born on April 26, 1908 in Nafferton, East Yorkshire, England as Donald Yarrow Eccles. He was an actor, known for The Wicker Man (1973), The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968). He died on February 2, 1986 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

32. Troy Kennedy-Martin

Writer | The Italian Job

Troy Kennedy-Martin was born on February 15, 1932 in Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland. He is known for his work on The Italian Job (1969), Red Heat (1988) and Kelly's Heroes (1970). He was married to Diane Aubrey. He died on September 15, 2009 in Ditchling, East Sussex, England.

33. Hilda Braid

Actress | 101 Dalmatians

Hilda Braid was born on March 3, 1929 in Northfleet, Kent, England. She was an actress, known for 101 Dalmatians (1996), EastEnders (1985) and Citizen Smith (1977). She was married to Brian Badcoe. She died on November 6, 2007 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

34. Simon Oates

Actor | Doomwatch

Simon Oates was born on January 6, 1932 in Canning Town, London, England as Arthur Charles Oates. He was an actor, known for Doomwatch (1970), The Mask of Janus (1965) and The Spies (1966). He was married to Jaki Eastoe. He died on May 20, 2009 in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England.

35. Denys Hawthorne

Actor | Emma

Denys Hawthorne was born on August 9, 1932 in Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland as Denys Vernon Hawthorne. He was an actor, known for Emma (1996), In the Name of the Father (1993) and A Private Function (1984). He died on October 16, 2009 in East Sussex, England.

36. Jack May

Actor | The Man Who Would Be King

Jack May was born on April 23, 1922 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England as Jack Wynne May. He was an actor, known for The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Adam Adamant Lives! (1966) and Count Duckula (1988). He was married to Petra Davies. He died on September 19, 1997 in Hove, East Sussex, ...

37. Paul Bhattacharjee

Actor | Casino Royale

Paul Bhattacharjee was born on May 4, 1960 in Harrow, Middlesex, England as Gautam Paul Bhattacharjee. He was an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and Dirty Pretty Things (2002). He died on July 12, 2013 in Splash Point Cliffs, Seaford, East Sussex, ...

38. Marjorie Rhodes

Actress | The Family Way

Marjorie Rhodes was born on April 9, 1897 in Hull, Yorkshire, England as Millicent Rhodes Wise. She was an actress, known for The Family Way (1966), Watch It, Sailor! (1961) and The Good Companions (1957). She died on July 4, 1979 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

39. John Louis Mansi

Actor | The Italian Job

John Louis Mansi was born on November 8, 1926 in London, England as John Patrick Adams. He was an actor, known for The Italian Job (1969), The Woman in White (1966) and 'Allo 'Allo (1982). He died on August 6, 2010 in Berwick, East Sussex, England.

40. Roy Skelton

Actor | Rainbow

English stage, screen and voice actor. Worked at the Oldham Coliseum before joining the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Subsequently acted in repertory theatre and at the West End. Later started to work for the BBC. From 1967 to 1988, voiced many a Dalek (as well as Cybermen) in "Doctor Who".

41. John Boxer

Actor | The Bridge on the River Kwai

John Boxer was born on April 25, 1909 in Hackney, London, England as Cyril John Boxer. He was an actor, known for The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Frenzy (1972) and Gandhi (1982). He died on August 22, 1982 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

42. Merle Tottenham

Actress | The Invisible Man

Merle Tottenham was born on January 22, 1901 in Quetta, India. She was an actress, known for The Invisible Man (1933), Night Must Fall (1937) and Cavalcade (1933). She died on July 18, 1958 in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, England.

43. Ronald Adam

Actor | The Haunting

Ronald Adam was a man who combined an acting career with an extra-ordinary military career that encompassed being a victim of the Red Baron in World War One to taking his revenge as an RAF fighter controller in the Battle of Britain. Born Ronald George Hinings Adams on the last day of 1896, he was ...

44. John Nathan-Turner

Producer | Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time

John Nathan-Turner was born and brought up in the Midlands. As a boy he acted in numerous school plays and revues and appeared as an extra in several TV series, including The Newcomers (1965) and United! (1965) for the BBC and Crossroads (1964) for ATV. By the time he reached the sixth form his ...

45. Elsie Randolph

Actress | Frenzy

Elsie Randolph was born on December 9, 1901 in Lambeth, London, England as Elsie Florence Killick. She was an actress, known for Frenzy (1972), This'll Make You Whistle (1936) and East of Shanghai (1931). She was married to Leopold Vernon Page. She died on October 15, 1982 in East Preston, West ...

46. Lockwood West

Actor | The Scarf

Lockwood West was born on July 28, 1905 in Birkenhead, England as Harry Lockwood West. He was an actor, known for The Scarf (1959), The Dresser (1983) and Bedazzled (1967). He was married to (Eileen) Olive Carleton-Crowe. He died on March 28, 1989 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

47. George Albert Smith

Director | Miss Ellen Terry, Afternoon Tea

Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a ...

48. Victor Harrington

Actor | Clegg

Extremely prolific and ubiquitous British background player Victor James Harrington was born on August 27, 1909 in Casal Paola, Malta. Harrington first began appearing in movies in uncredited minor roles in the mid-1930's. One of the most busy and tireless of British bit players, Victor could be ...

49. Joe Black

Actor | Shillingbury Tales

Joe Black was born on May 6, 1918 in Yeadon, Yorkshire, England as Joseph Blackburn. He was an actor, known for Shillingbury Tales (1980), Come Back Mrs. Noah (1977) and Red Letter Day (1976). He died on August 12, 1999 in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England.

50. Thomas Baptiste

Actor | The Wild Geese

Thomas Baptiste was born on March 17, 1929 in Georgetown, British Guiana as Frederick Eustance Thomas Anthony Baptiste. He was an actor, known for The Wild Geese (1978), The Ipcress File (1965) and ITV Playhouse (1967). He died on December 6, 2018 in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, England.

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