Death Place Matching "Chelsea, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...
2. Liz Fraser
Actress | I'm All Right Jack
Best known for playing the perpetually dizzy blonde bimbo in several instalments of the Carry On franchise, buxom Liz Frazer (born Elizabeth Joan Winch above a corner shop in south London) acted in repertory theatre and television before breaking into films. Her first role of note was Cynthia, the ...
Actress | Notorious
Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...
Actor | The Haunting
Born in Upminster, Essex, England in 1927, Richard Johnson attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and then performed in John Gielgud's repertory company until joining the navy in 1945 until 1948. After the war, he appeared successfully in the West End and made his film debut in the ...
Actress | Kind Hearts and Coronets
Joan Greenwood, of the plummy feline voice, was born in the well-to-do London section of Chelsea, the daughter of renowned portrait painter Sydney Earnshaw Greenwood (1887-1949). Dancing from the age of eight, she took ballet lessons and later enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). ...
6. Dirk Bogarde
Actor | The Servant
Sir Dirk Bogarde, distinguished film actor and writer, was born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde on March 28, 1921, to Ulric van den Bogaerde, the art editor of "The Times" (London) newspaper, and actress Margaret Niven in the London suburb of Hampstead. He was one of three children...
Actor | Flash Gordon
Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...
8. Jack Hawkins
Actor | Lawrence of Arabia
In Britain, special Christmas plays called pantomimes are produced for children. Jack Hawkins made his London theatrical debut at age 12, playing the elf king in "Where The Rainbow Ends". At 17, he got the lead role of St. George in the same play. At 18, he made his debut on Broadway in "Journey's ...
9. Joan Sims
Actress | Carry On... Up the Khyber
The First Lady of Carry On, was born Irene Joan Marion Sims on 9 May 1930. The daughter of an Essex railway station master, Joan was interested in pursuing show-business, and soon became a familiar face in a growing number of amateur productions. In 1946, Joan first applied to RADA, her audition ...
10. Anthony Quayle
Actor | Lawrence of Arabia
Anthony Quayle was born in Ainsdale in September 1913, the son of a Lancashire lawyer. He completed his education at Rugby School and had a brief spell at RADA, before treading the boards for the first time as the straight man in a music hall comedy act in 1931. Tall, burly, round-faced and ...
11. Michael Winner
Director | Death Wish
Winner was an only child, born in Hampstead, London, England, to Helen (née Zlota) and George Joseph Winner (1910-1975), a company director. His family was Jewish; his mother was Polish and his father of Russian extraction. Following his father's death, Winner's mother gambled recklessly and sold ...
12. Carol Reed
Director | The Third Man
Carol Reed was the second son of stage actor, dramatics teacher and impresario founder of the Royal School of Dramatic Arts Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree. Reed was one of Tree's six illegitimate children with Beatrice Mae Pinney, who Tree established in a second household apart from his married life. ...
13. Michael Bates
Actor | A Clockwork Orange
Michael Bates was born on December 4, 1920 in Jhansi, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India as Michael Hammond Bates. He was an actor, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Patton (1970) and Frenzy (1972). He was married to Margaret M. J. Chisholm. He died on January 11, 1978 in Chelsea, ...
14. Kay Walsh
Actress | The Horse's Mouth
Kay Walsh graced the British Cinema of the 1930s and 1940s as a leading lady, before maturing into character roles. She was born Kathleen Walsh in London, England of Irish parentage. She and her sister Peggy were raised in Pimlico by their grandmother. She began her career as a dancer in the chorus...
15. Robin Gibb
Soundtrack | Saturday Night Fever
Robin Gibb was born in 1949 on the Isle of Man, about half an hour before his twin brother Maurice. His parents, Barbara and Hugh, were both musical. Barbara sang and Hugh was a drummer and bandleader. Robin had four siblings - an older sister and brother, Lesley and Barry, twin Maurice and younger...
16. P.L. Travers
Writer | Mary Poppins
P.L. Travers was born on August 9, 1899 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia as Helen Lyndon Goff. She is known for her work on Mary Poppins (1964), Mary Poppins Returns (2018) and Studio One in Hollywood (1948). She died on April 23, 1996 in Chelsea, London, England.
Actor | Lawrence of Arabia
Howard Marion-Crawford was born on January 17, 1914 in London, England as Howard Francis Marion-Crawford. He is known for his work on Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969) and The Face of Fu Manchu (1965). He was married to Germaine Tighe-Umbers, Mary Wimbush, Junia...
18. Joyce Grenfell
Actress | Stage Fright
Toothy Britisher Joyce Grenfell with her stark, equine features charmed and humored audiences both here and abroad on radio, stage, revues, film and TV for nearly four decades. Lovingly remembered as a delightfully witty monologist and raconteur, she inherited her bold talents from her eccentric ...
19. Patricia Laffan
Actress | Quo Vadis
A statuesque and striking actress with vaguely reptilian aspects, at once sinister and alluring; a smile never more than a whisker away from a sneer and a commanding, imperious presence suggesting innate superiority. Difficult to cast, Patricia Laffan seemed destined to portray the villainous or ...
20. Sybil Thorndike
Actress | The Prince and the Showgirl
This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Bernard Shaw wrote his classic "Saint Joan" work specifically for her. Her over six-decade career allowed for a gallery of sterling, masterful portrayals, both classic and contemporary, performing all ...
21. Will Hay
Actor | Oh, Mr. Porter!
William Thompson Hay was probably one of the most versatile of entertainers. He was not only a character comedian of the first rank, but was also an astronomer of high repute - he discovered the spot on the planet Saturn in 1933 - and a fully qualified air pilot; he was once an engineer. Born at ...
22. Donald Hewlett
Actor | It Ain't Half Hot Mum
Best known for his portrayals of upper-class military types, Donald Hewlett's father was Conservative MP for Manchester Exchange. He studied geography and meteorology at St. John's College, Cambridge. Early in World War II, he served at the Fleet Air Arm station of Kirkwall in the Orkneys, ...
23. John Normington
Actor | Atonement
John Normington was a distinguished English actor and a veteran of stage and screen. He also trained as an opera singer at the Northern School of Music. He made his theatrical debut in the 1950 production of "The Happiest Days of Your Life". He later became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company...
24. Dave Allen
Writer | Dave Allen at Large
Born of a prominent Irish journalist in Dublin, Ireland, Dave Allen started out working and touring through English theatres and night clubs. Only occasionally working on radio, he made his first TV appearance on the BBC's "New Faces." He managed to tour with The Beatles while they were still ...
26. Peter Burton
Actor | Dr. No
Peter Burton was born on April 4, 1921 in Bromley, Kent, England as Peter Ray Burton. He is known for his work on Dr. No (1962), A Clockwork Orange (1971) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Lillias Walker. He died on November 27, 1989 in Chelsea, London, England.
27. Michael Carreras
Producer | Slave Girls
Michael Carreras was born on December 21, 1927 in Wandsworth, London, England as Michael Henry Carreras. He was a producer and director, known for Prehistoric Women (1967), The Lost Continent (1968) and What a Crazy World (1963). He died on April 19, 1994 in Chelsea, London.
28. Derek Nimmo
Actor | Casino Royale
Derek Nimmo was born on September 19, 1930 in Liverpool, England as Derek Robert Nimmo. He was an actor, known for Casino Royale (1967), One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975) and The Liquidator (1965). He was married to Patricia Brown. He died on February 24, 1999 in Chelsea, London, England.
30. George Relph
Actor | Ben-Hur
George Relph was born on January 27, 1888 in Cullercoats, North Tyneside, England as George Walton Relph. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur (1959), The Ballet Girl (1916) and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947). He was married to Mercia Swinburne and Deborah Nanson. He died on ...
31. Michael Bentine
Writer | Potty Time
Michael Bentine was born on January 26, 1922 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Potty Time (1973), The Bumblies (1954) and The Sandwich Man (1966). He was married to Clementina Stuart and Marie Barradell. He died on November 26, 1996 in The Royal Marsden ...
Soundtrack | My Week with Marilyn
English composer Richard Addinsell was born in 1904. After finishing his law studies at Oxford, he took a short course in music at the Royal College of Music in London and studied from 1929 to 1932 in Berlin and Vienna. From 1933 to 1935 he lived in the USA writing scores for the Hollywood studios.
37. Patric Doonan
Actor | The Cockleshell Heroes
Patric Doonan was born on April 19, 1926 in Alvaston, Derby, England as George W. Doonan. He was an actor, known for The Cockleshell Heroes (1955), Crest of the Wave (1954) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Aud Johansen. He died on March 10, 1958 in Chelsea, London, England.
38. Monty Berman
Producer | Department S
Monty Berman was a producer of popular action series for ITC in the 1960's and early 70's. He was born Nestor Montague Berman to Jewish parents in the poor Whitechapel district of London. After completing his education at the University College School, he joined the small Twickenham Studio as a ...
39. Doreen Lawrence
Self | The British Greats
Doreen Lawrence was born on July 13, 1919 in Southampton, Hampshire, England as Doreen Mary Beadle. She was an actress, known for The British Greats (1980) and Hollywood Greats (1977). She was married to Jack Hawkins and Patrick Harry Grantham Atkinson. She died on June 15, 2013 in Chelsea and ...
Actress | A Room with a View
Patricia Lawrence was born on November 19, 1925 in Andover, Hampshire, England. She was an actress, known for A Room with a View (1985), To Serve Them All My Days (1980) and Howards End (1992). She was married to Greville Poke. She died on March 7, 1993 in Chelsea, London, England.
41. Ben Williams
Actor | The Saint Meets the Tiger
Ben Williams was born on October 6, 1892 in Glamorganshire, Wales as Benjamin Percy Williams. He was an actor, known for The Saint Meets the Tiger (1941), Strangler's Morgue (1946) and 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941). He died in December 1960 in Chelsea, London, England.
42. Douglas Muir
Actor | The Avengers
Douglas Muir was born on November 5, 1904 in Greenwich, London, England as Douglas George Muir. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), The Appleyards (1952) and A Christmas Carol (1951). He was married to Miriam Adams. He died on November 30, 1966 in Brompton Hospital, Chelsea, London.
Actress | Dear Octopus
Antoinette Cellier was born on June 23, 1913 in Broadstairs, Kent, England. She was an actress, known for Dear Octopus (1943), Assassin for Hire (1950) and Pride and Prejudice (1938). She was married to Bruce Seton. She died on January 18, 1981 in Chelsea, London, England.
45. Nancie Jackson
Actress | Hilda Lessways
Nancie Jackson was born on April 28, 1921 in Skirlaugh, Yorkshire, England as Nancy Oldfield Jackson. She was an actress, known for Hilda Lessways (1959), Doctor Who (1963) and The Spread of the Eagle (1963). She was married to Bernard Hepton. She died on January 18, 1977 in Chelsea, London, ...
46. Iris Hoey
Actress | Tense Moments with Great Authors
Iris Hoey was born on July 17, 1885 in Bloomsbury, London, England as Iris Wilhelmina Winifred Hasbach. She was an actress, known for Tense Moments with Great Authors (1922), Those Were the Days (1934) and Just William (1940). She was married to Cyril Raymond and Max Leeds. She died on May 13, 1979...
47. Ned Sherrin
Producer | Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life
Ned Sherrin was born on February 18, 1931 in Low Ham, Somerset, England as Edward George Sherrin. He was a producer and director, known for Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (1964), That Was the Week That Was (1962) and Girl Stroke Boy (1971). He died on October 1, 2007 in Chelsea, London...
48. Ewan MacColl
Soundtrack | X-Men: Days of Future Past
Ewan MacColl was born on January 25, 1915 in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire [now in Salford, Greater Manchester], England as James Henry Miller. He was married to Peggy Seeger, Jean MacColl and Joan Littlewood. He died on October 22, 1989 in Brompton, Kensington and Chelsea, London, England.
50. Denis Thatcher
Denis Thatcher was born on May 10, 1915 in Lewisham, London, England. He was married to Margaret Thatcher and Margaret Doris Kempson. He died on June 26, 2003 in Chelsea, London.