People who appeared on the cover of Smiths albums/singles

by jimbradley74 | created - 15 Aug 2017 | updated - 15 Aug 2017 | Public

1. Avril Angers

Actress | The Family Way

Avril Angers was one of Britain's finest comedy actresses. Once dubbed Britain's answer to Lucille Ball she was a great exponent of revue, musicals, cabaret and TV and film comedy. Born in Liverpool, Angers' long and successful career in show-business began in variety. Her father was the comedian ...

I Started Something I Couldn't Finish

2. Sean Barrett

Actor | The Dark Crystal

Sean Barrett was born on May 4, 1940 in Hampstead, London, England. He is known for his work on The Dark Crystal (1982), Return to Oz (1985) and Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990).

How Soon Is Now?

3. Richard Bradford

Actor | The Untouchables

Richard Bradford was born on November 10, 1934 in Conroe, Texas, USA as Richard Edwin Bradford Jr. He was an actor, known for The Untouchables (1987), The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) and Permanent Record (1988). He was married to Eileen Elliott. He died on March 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California...

Panic

4. Truman Capote

Actor | Murder by Death

Truman Capote was born on September 30, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Truman Streckfus Persons. He was a writer and actor, known for Murder by Death (1976), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) and The Innocents (1961). He died on August 25, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Boy With The Thorn In His Side

5. Cornelius Carr

Actor | The Boxer

Cornelius Carr is known for his work on The Boxer (1997) and The Riddle (2007).

Sweet & Tender Hooligan

6. Joe Dallesandro

Actor | The Limey

Joe Dallesandro's still hangin' . . . after battles with drug addiction and alcohol, brushes with the law, three broken marriages and numerous love affairs, plus the suicide of his only sibling Bob. One of the most beautifully photographed wild guys to come out of the Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey...

The Smiths (debut album)

7. Candy Darling

Actress | Women in Revolt

Candy Darling was born on November 24, 1944 in Long Island, New York, USA as James Lawrence Slattery. She was an actress, known for Women in Revolt (1971), Flesh (1968) and Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972). She died on March 21, 1974 in New York City, New York.

Sheila Take A Bow

8. Richard Davalos

Actor | East of Eden

Richard Davalos was born on November 5, 1930 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Richard Norman Davalos. He was an actor, known for East of Eden (1955), Cool Hand Luke (1967) and Kelly's Heroes (1970). He was married to Ellen Davalos. He died on March 8, 2016 in Burbank, California, USA.

Strangeways, Here We Come

9. James Dean

Actor | East of Eden

James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician. His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to ...

Bigmouth Strikes Again

10. Shelagh Delaney

Writer | A Taste of Honey

Shelagh Delaney was born on November 25, 1938 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Sheila Delaney. She was a writer and actress, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), Red, White and Zero (1967) and Charlie Bubbles (1968). She died on November 20, 2011 in Suffolk, England.

Girlfriend In A Coma & Louder Than Bombs

11. Alain Delon

Actor | Le samouraï

Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon was born in Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France, to Édith (Arnold) and Fabien Delon. His father was of French and Corsican Italian descent, and his mother was of French and German ancestry. His parents divorced early on, and Delon had a stormy childhood, being ...

The Queen Is Dead

12. Diana Dors

Actress | The Long Haul

Diana Dors was born Diana Mary Fluck on October 23, 1931 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She and her mother both nearly died from the traumatic birth. Because of the trauma, her mother lavished on Diana anything and everything she wanted--clothes, toys and dance lessons were the order of the day. ...

Singles (Compilation)

13. Joel Fabiani

Actor | Snake Eyes

Joel Fabiani was born September 28, 1936 in Watsonville, California. He didn't act until he went to college, after a stint in the Army. After majoring in English, Fabiani went to San Francisco to study at the Actors Workshop for two years.

Fabiani left California for New York in the early 60s and ...

The Smiths Singles Box

14. Albert Finney

Actor | Erin Brockovich

The son of a Lancashire bookmaker, Albert Finney came to motion pictures via the theatre. In 1956, he won a scholarship to RADA where his fellow alumni included Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates. He joined the Birmingham Repertory where he excelled in plays by William Shakespeare. A member of the Royal ...

The Boy With The Thorn In His Side (2016 re-release)

15. Billy Fury

Soundtrack | An Education

Billy Fury was born on April 17, 1940 in Dingle, Liverpool, England as Ronald William Wycherley. He was married to Judith Hall. He died on January 28, 1983 in London, England.

Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me

16. Charles Hawtrey

Actor | Follow That Camel

Coming from a theatrical family (although not related to the famous Edwardian actor Sir Charles Hawtrey, he did "borrow" his last name), Charles Hawtrey made his stage debut at age 11 after having spent several years in a prestigious acting school. A string of stage roles followed, and by 1929 his ...

The Very Best of The Smiths

17. Murray Head

Actor | Sunday Bloody Sunday

Best known for his 1984 smash "One Night in Bangkok", actor/singer Murray Head was born March 6, 1946 in England to Seafield Head (a documentary filmmaker) and Helen Shingler (an actress). He appeared in his father's documentaries at the age of 7, and began his performing career at age 12 with ...

Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before & Stop Me (compilation)

18. Jean Marais

Actor | La belle et la bête

Jean Marais was a popular French cinema actor and director who played over 100 roles in film and on television, and was also known for his many talents as a writer, painter and sculptor.

He was born Jean Alfred Villain-Marais on December 11, 1913, in Cherbourg, France. His father practiced ...

This Charming Man

19. Morrissey

Soundtrack | Shaun of the Dead

Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Davyhulme, Manchester, England, UK. At a very early age, he took an interest in writing. His top priority was poetry, though he would have his biography on James Dean, "James Dean Is Not Dead", published by his early 20s. His literary influences ranged from ...

What Difference Does It Make? (alternative cover)

20. Yootha Joyce

Actress | Man About the House

Yootha Joyce was born on August 20, 1927 in Wandsworth, London, England as Yootha Needham. She was an actress, known for Man About the House (1973), A Man for All Seasons (1966) and George and Mildred (1980). She was married to Glynn Edwards. She died on August 24, 1980 in Westminster, London.

Ask & Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others

21. Patricia Phoenix

Actress | The L-Shaped Room

Bold, brassy and larger than life, Pat Phoenix was television's favourite scarlet woman. For nearly 25 years, she dominated the soap opera Coronation Street (1960) in the role of Elsie Tanner and sent shivers down the spines of Britain's menfolk twice a week. With her low cut cleavage, she was ...

Shakespeare's Sister

22. Elvis Presley

Soundtrack | Tickle Me

Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School. ...

Shoplifters Of The World Unite

23. The Smiths

Soundtrack | (500) Days of Summer

Members were singer Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce.

How Soon Is Now (American release)

24. Terence Stamp

Actor | The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Terence Henry Stamp was born and lived in Canal Road, Bow, until German bombers forced his family to move to Plaistow. An icon of the 1960s, he dated the likes of Julie Christie, Brigitte Bardot and Jean Shrimpton. After an extremely successful early career, starring in Modesty Blaise (1966), Poor ...

What Difference Does It Make? (original)

25. Billie Whitelaw

Actress | The Omen

Billie Whitelaw first appeared on the radio aged 11. She made her theatrical debut in 1950 and in films from 1953. She has made a speciality of playing intense, single-purposed women. Also, (on stage), she has appeared in many of the stranger plays by Samuel Beckett.

William, It Was Really Nothing



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