Golders Green Crematoriumby Sylviastel | created - 21 Sep 2012 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
The men and women who were cremated here. Their ashes have either been interred here or were removed by the funeral or cemetery director for their families.
Actor | Where Eagles Dare
Peter Barkworth was born on January 14, 1929 in Margate, Kent, England as Peter Wynn Barkworth. He was an actor, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Patton (1970) and BBC2 Play of the Week (1977). He died on October 21, 2006 in Hampstead, London, England.
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.
3. Larry Adler
Composer | Genevieve
Larry Adler was born on February 10, 1914 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Lawrence Cecil Adler. He is known for his work on Genevieve (1953), The Hellions (1961) and The Hook (1963). He was married to Sally Irene Cline and Eileen Walser. He died on August 6, 2001 in Lambeth, London, England.
Edmund Allenby was born in 1861 at Brackenhurst Hall, Nottinghamshire county, England, one of six children and the son of a country gentleman. His military service began when he entered the Royal Military College at Sandhurst in 1881 where he was commissioned into the Royal Cavalry and sent to ...
Cremation Location: Plot: Ashes removed to Westminster Abbey
Writer | Take a Girl Like You
Kingsley Amis was born on April 16, 1922 in London, England as Kingley Amis. He was a writer, known for Take a Girl Like You (1970), The Further Adventures of Lucky Jim (1967) and The New Adventures of Lucky Jim (1982). He was married to Elizabeth Jane Howard and Hilary Ann Bardwell. He died on ...
Producer | Murder at the Windmill
Daniel M. Angel was born on May 14, 1911 in London, England as Daniel Morris Angel. He is known for his work on Mystery at the Burlesque (1949), Mr Drake's Duck (1951) and Cast a Dark Shadow (1955). He was married to Betty Van Damm. He died on December 13, 1999 in London.
8. Tony Ashton
Soundtrack | The Last Rebel
Tony Ashton was born on March 1, 1946 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He died on May 28, 2001 in London, England.
Writer | King of the Castle
Frank Atkinson was born on March 19, 1890 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Francis Lawrence Atkinson. He was an actor and writer, known for King of the Castle (1936), Not So Dusty (1936) and Great Expectations (1946). He was married to Jeanne d'Arcy. He died on February 23, 1963 in Pinner, ...
12. Stanley Baldwin
Self | BBC: The Voice of Britain
Stanley Baldwin was born on August 3, 1867 in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England. He died on December 14, 1947 in Astley Hall, Worcestershire.
Plot: Ashes removed to Worcester Cathedral.
14. Jamison Adams
17. Lionel Bart
Soundtrack | From Russia with Love
The son of a Jewish Tailor in London's working class East End young Lionel had no formal musical education and never learned musical notation but his music teacher at school declared him to be a genius. He gained a scholarship to St Martin's School of Art at age 16 and started work as a set painter...
19. Arnold Bennett
Writer | Battling Jane
The Savoy Hotel in London still serves an omelet named after him; it features smoked haddock and Parmesan cheese.
Plot: Cremation location
Actress | Paris Calling
Elisabeth Bergner was the daughter of the merchant Emil Ettel and his wife Anna Rosa Wagner. She grew up in Vienna, and she made her theatre debut in Innsbruck in 1915. In 1916 she obtained a contract in Zürich, where she played Ophelia next to the famous Alexander Moissi, who fell in love with her...
23. Sidney Bernstein
Producer | Memory of the Camps
Sidney Bernstein was born on January 30, 1899 in Romford, Essex, England as Sidney Lewis Bernstein of Leigh. He was a producer and director, known for Memory of the Camps (2014), Frontline (1983) and Sidney Bernstein Welcomes Phonofilm (1926). He was married to Sandra Marlone. He died on February 5...
24. Ernest Bevin
Ernest Bevin was born on March 9, 1881 in Winsford, Somerset, England. He died on April 14, 1951 in London, England.
Plot: Ashes removed to Westminster Abbey
25. Norman Birkett
Self | Face to Face
Norman Birkett was born on September 6, 1883. He died on February 10, 1962 in London, England.
27. Enid Blyton
Writer | The Famous Five
Enid Blyton (11 August 1897 - 28 November 1968) was an English author. She was born in Dulwich, South London, England. She was one of the world's most famous children's writers. She is also one of the most prolific authors of all time. This means that she wrote a great number of books. Her most ...
28. Marc Bolan
Soundtrack | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Born on September 30, 1947 in London, England, Mark Bolan was always destined to be a star. Even as a teenager, he was already seeking fame. Well known as a sharp dresser, he was employed by a modeling agency and became a "John Temple Boy", wearing John Temple suits in their catalogs as well as ...
Plot: West Statue Rosebed, Section 5, Plot E 35979
30. Bernard Braden
Actor | All Night Long
Bernard Braden was born on May 16, 1916 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was an actor and producer, known for All Night Long (1962), H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (1956) and Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960). He was married to Barbara Kelly. He died on February 2, 1993 in London, England.
31. Bernard Bresslaw
Actor | Krull
A RADA scholar who was spotted by Laurence Olivier, Bernard Bresslaw got professional security from the "Carry On" films but was typecast (as TV's The Army Game (1957) had done earlier). He was beginning to extend himself through stage work when, in 1993, just before a performance in "The Taming Of...
Plot: East Central Bed, Section K, Plot E 46591
32. Arthur Brough
Actor | Are You Being Served?
The English actor Arthur Brough, who achieved fame as senior clothing salesman Mr. Grainger on the BBC-TV comedy series Are You Being Served? (1972) in the 1970s, after almost half-a-century on the stage, was born Frederick Arthur Baker on February 26, 1905 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England. After ...
33. Teddy Brown
Actor | On the Air
Teddy Brown was born on May 25, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA as Abraham Himmelbrand. He is known for his work on On the Air (1934), Variety Parade (1936) and The Indiscretions of Eve (1932). He was married to Sophie Inselberg. He died on April 30, 1946 in Birmingham, England.
34. Brenda Bruce
Actress | Peeping Tom
Brenda Bruce was born on July 7, 1919 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Peeping Tom (1960), Little Dorrit (1987) and While the Sun Shines (1947). She was married to Clement McCallin and Roy Rich. She died on February 19, 1996 in London, England.
35. Jack Buchanan
Actor | The Sky's the Limit
Born in Scotland, Jack Buchanan made his stage acting debut in Britain in 1912, and on Broadway in 1924. Though he made his film debut in 1917 during the silent film era, Buchanan is probably best remembered for The Band Wagon (1953), co-starring with Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Nanette Fabray, ...
36. Thomas Burke
British essayist and novelist Thomas Burke was born in London in 1886. His father died when Thomas was still an infant. He lived on and off with a succession of relatives, and spent four years in an orphanage. After graduating school at age 15 he took a variety of jobs, but his interest was always ...
Cremation location. Ashes were later removed.
37. Alan Bush
Actor | Armstrong Circle Theatre
Alan Bush was born on December 22, 1900 in Dulwich, London, England as Alan Dudley Bush. He is known for his work on Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950), Alan Bush: A Life (1983) and Music Now (1968). He died on October 31, 1995 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.
39. Lewis Casson
Actor | Saint Joan
Sir Lewis Casson was a British actor and theatrical director who was married to the legendary actress Dame Sybil Thorndike. He played a role in modernizing the British theatre, expanding it to embrace social critiques as well as new techniques, and was an advocate for a National Theatre.
Lewis was ...
40. John T. Chapman
Writer | Not Now Darling
John T. Chapman was born on May 27, 1927 in Brentford, Middlesex, England as John Roy Chapman. He is known for his work on Not Now Darling (1973), Satan in High Heels (1962) and Happy Ever After (1974). He was married to Betty Impey. He died on September 3, 2001 in Périgueux, Dordogne, France.
41. O.B. Clarence
Actor | Great Expectations
Stocky, bespectacled English character actor, whose career began in the music halls. Educated at Dover College, Oliver Burchett Clarence acted in repertory theatre from 1890. He then worked as a member of actor-manager Frank Benson's troupe for a number of years. During the First World War, he ...
42. Ernest Clark
Actor | Gandhi
A distinguished stage actor, Ernest Clark was best known to British television viewers for his role as the crusty "Sir Geoffrey Loftus" in the long running "Doctor" comedy series during the 1970s.
Born in Maida Vale, Clark was the son of a master builder and was educated at Marylebone Grammar School...
43. Eric Coates
Soundtrack | Allied
The master of melody, Eric Coates, the composer of familiar music ("Sleepy Lagoon", "Knightsbridge") worldwide, had classical training at the Royal Academy of Music with Frederick Corder for composition and Lionel Tertis for the viola, his main instrument. As a freelance violist he became principal...
44. Phyllis Coates
Actress | Adventures of Superman
Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Phyllis Coates moved to Hollywood as a teenager with intentions of enrolling at UCLA. A chance encounter with Ken Murray in a Hollywood & Vine restaurant landed her in the comedian's vaudeville show. She started out as a chorus girl and worked her way up to doing skits...
Charles B. Cochran. "Showman Looks On". London: J.M. Dent, 1945.
46. Steve Conway
Plot: Section 2-G
47. Sadie Corre
Sadie Corre was born on May 31, 1918 in Bognor Regis, Sussex, England as Sarah Corré. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) and The Dark Crystal (1982). She died on August 26, 2009 in St John's Wood, London, England.
Plot: Ashes scattered in section 3 M
48. Billy Cotton
Actor | Music Hall Parade
Billy Cotton was born on May 6, 1899 in Westminster, England as William Edward Cotton. He was an actor, known for Music Hall Parade (1939), The First Mrs. Fraser (1932) and Pantomania, or Dick Whittington (1956). He was married to Mabel E. Gregory. He died on March 25, 1969 in London, England.
Plot: Temporary Deposit.
Actress | Things Are Looking Up
Cicely Courtneidge was born on April 1, 1893 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Esmerelda Cicely Courtneidge. She was an actress, known for Things Are Looking Up (1935), Along Came Sally (1934) and The Ghost Train (1931). She was married to Jack Hulbert. She died on April 26, 1980 in Putney, ...
Actor | Doctor Who
Nicholas Courtney was born in Egypt, the son of a British diplomat. His early years were spent in Kenya and France and he was called up for National Service at the age of 18. After 18 months of duty in the British forces, Courtney joined the Webber Douglas drama school. He spent two years there and...
52. Beverley Cross
Writer | Clash of the Titans
Beverley Cross was born on April 13, 1931 in London, England. He was a writer, known for Clash of the Titans (1981), Clash of the Titans (2010) and Wrath of the Titans (2012). He was married to Maggie Smith, Gayden Collins and Elizabeth Clunies-Ross. He died on March 20, 1998 in London.
53. Claude Dampier
Actor | She Knew What She Wanted
Claude Dampier was born on November 23, 1878 in Clapham, London, England as Claude Conolly Cowan. He was an actor and writer, known for She Knew What She Wanted (1936), Don't Take It to Heart! (1944) and The Adventures of Algy (1925). He was married to Billie Carlyle and Irene Vere. He died on ...
Plot: Ashes scattered in Section 1-L
54. Bebe Daniels
Actress | The Maltese Falcon
Bebe Daniels already had toured as an actor by the age of four in a stage production of "Richard III". She had her first leading role at the age of seven and started her film career shortly after this in movies for Imperial, Pathe and others. At 14 she was already a film veteran, and was enlisted ...
Actress | Cottage to Let
Jeanne De Casalis was born on May 22, 1897 in Basutoland, South Africa as Jeanne Casalis de Pury. She was an actress and writer, known for Bombsight Stolen (1941), Radio Parade (1933) and Nell Gwyn (1934). She was married to Cowan Douglas Stephenson and Colin Clive. She died on August 19, 1966 in ...
57. Jerry Desmonde
Actor | Gonks Go Beat
Jerry Desmonde was born on July 20, 1908 in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England as James Robert Sadler. He was an actor, known for Gonks Go Beat (1964), The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp (1954) and Up in the World (1956). He was married to Peggy Duncan Edwards. He died on February 11, 1967 in London, ...
58. Ed Devereaux
Actor | Skippy
Ed Devereaux was born in August 1925 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Edward Sidney Devereaux. He was an actor and writer, known for Skippy (1967), True Believers (1988) and The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963). He was married to Irene Champion and Julie Devereaux (nee ?). He died on December 17...
60. Joan Dowling
Actress | Murder Without Crime
Joan Dowling had a passion for acting and as an aspiring young actress she would take roles in plays, pantomimes and other works simply to be on the stage. Her first recognised role was at the tender age of 14 and she signed her first film contract at 17. She had natural talent and did not have any...
63. Ian Dury
Actor | Judge Dredd
Ian Dury had to face polio at the age of 7, and consequently a string of institutions over the next few years. He joined The Walthamstow College of Art at 17, and from 1966-73 he worked as an art teacher in different schools. It was in the middle of this period he started his musical career with a ...
64. Ray Ellington
Soundtrack | The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Ray Ellington was born on March 17, 1916 in London, England as Henry Pitts Brown. He was an actor, known for The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004), The Nat King Cole Show (1956) and The Eric Barker Half-Hour (1951). He was married to Anita West. He died on February 28, 1985.
65. Edith Ellis
Writer | Quand on est belle
Edith Ellis was born in Coldwater, Michigan, to Edward C Ellis, playwright and actor, and Ruth McCarty Ellis, an actress. She claimed she was born to the stage, her first part was at age 6, and by 10 she was a star. Two plays were written for her before she was 12 years old. Several times she was ...
66. Lily Elsie
Actress | Comradeship
Lily Elsie was born on April 8, 1886 in Worsley, Lancashire, England as Elsie Cotton. She was an actress, known for Comradeship (1919) and Daisy Belle (2018). She was married to John Ian Bullough. She died on December 16, 1962 in Pelehouse Common, Sussex, England.
67. Barry Evans
Actor | Mind Your Language
Barry Evans was born on June 18, 1943 in Guildford, Surrey, England as Barry Joseph Evans. He was an actor, known for Mind Your Language (1977), Journey to the Unknown (1968) and Journey to Murder (1971). He died on February 11, 1997 in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England.
69. Bud Flanagan
Actor | Dreaming
Bud Flanagan was born on October 14, 1896 in Whitechapel, London, England as Chaim Reuven Weintrop. He was an actor, known for Dreaming (1944), Atonement (2007) and We'll Smile Again (1942). He was married to Ann "Curley" Flanagan. He died on October 20, 1968 in London.
Plot: Ashes placed in buttress niche, West Memorial court-E15255, Tablet 2665 (North Wall).
70. Benjamin Frankel
Composer | Battle of the Bulge
Composer, conductor, arranger and music director. Trained Cologne, Berlin and London (at the Guildhall school of Music and Drama). From the age of seventeen, earned a living as a jazz fiddler, pianist and arranger in, among others, Carroll Gibbons' Savoy Orpheans and Henry Hall's BBC Dance ...
71. Lynne Frederick
Actress | The Amazing Mr. Blunden
Lynne Frederick was a promising and ascending British actress of the 1970s. For ten years she captivated movie goers with her perfect combination of girl next door beauty, an angelic smile, an ethereal charm, and a classic fairy tale princess look that was all put into one gifted package. Although ...
72. Anna Freud
Anna Freud was born on December 3, 1895 in Vienna, Austria. She died on October 9, 1982 in London, England.
Plot: Ernest George Columbarium
73. Sigmund Freud
Writer | The Ego and the Id
Austrian neurologist and 'father of psychoanalysis'. Freud was born to Jacob Freud, a Jewish wool merchant, and Amalia (neé Nathansohn). The family settled in Vienna when Freud was young. In 1873 he started medicine at the University of Vienna, at which time he adopted the shortened form of his ...
Plot: Ashes in urn in East columbarium
75. Hugh Gaitskell
Self | Longines Chronoscope
Hugh Gaitskell was born on April 9, 1906 in Kensington, London, England as Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell. He was married to Anna Dora Frost. He died on January 18, 1963 in Fitzrovia, London.
Plot: Cremated here on 23.01.1963,ashes removed by funeral director
78. Elinor Glyn
Writer | It
Elinor Glyn was born on October 17, 1864 in Jersey, Channel Islands as Elinor Sutherland. She was a writer and actress, known for It (1927), Knowing Men (1930) and The Price of Things (1930). She was married to Clayton Glyn. She died on September 23, 1943 in London, England.
79. Denis Goodwin
Writer | The Big Noise
Denis Goodwin was born on July 19, 1929 in London, England. He was a writer and actor, known for The Big Noise (1964), Make a Date (1960) and Early to Braden (1957). He was married to Barbara Goodman. He died on February 26, 1975.
Plot: Southern Garden R (plot no longer marked)
81. Gibson Gowland
Actor | Greed
Gibson Gowland was born on January 4, 1877 in Spennymoor, Durham, England as Thomas Henry Gowland. He was an actor, known for Greed (1924), The Phantom of the Opera (1925) and Blind Husbands (1919). He was married to Rachelle Marie Gertrude Dervaes (pianist/actress) and Sylvia Andrew. He died on ...
82. Charles Gray
Actor | Diamonds Are Forever
The son of a surveyor, Charles Gray grew up in Queens Park, London, and went to school in his home town of Bournemouth. As a young actor, he received his vocal training from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the Old Vic, having long abandoned his first job as clerk for a ...
83. Benny Green
Soundtrack | Modesty Blaise
Benny Green was born on December 9, 1927 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as Bernard Green. He was a writer and actor, known for Modesty Blaise (1966), Son of Hitler (1979) and Golden Gala (1978). He was married to Toni Kanal. He died on June 22, 1998 in Sutton, Surrey, England.
86. 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 ...
Plot: Ashes scattered in Section 3-D
87. Hugh Griffith
Actor | Ben-Hur
Enjoyably larger-than-life character actor Hugh Emrys Griffith was born in Marianglas, Anglesey, North Wales, to Mary (Williams) and William Griffith. Griffith left the world of banking (having been employed as a teller) after winning a scholarship to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic ...
88. Decima Moore
Lilian Decima Moore was born in Brighton, where her father was the county analytical chemist for Sussex. She had four sisters, all of whom were on the concert platform or the stage as singers. Her preferred roles were in musical comedy and light drama. Moore made her debut in London, aged 17, at ...
89. Ken Halliwell
Actor | 1990
90. Irene Handl
Actress | The Italian Job
English character actress best known for her many portrayals of feisty cockney types, ranging from barmaids to landladies, charwomen to cooks. Unlike her working class screen personae, Irene's parentage was quite cosmopolitan, her father a Viennese banker, her mother a French aristocrat - affluent ...
Plot: Ashes scattered in Section 3-O
91. Tommy Handley
Actor | Time Flies
Tommy Handley was a showbiz conjuror as a child, and he became a good baritone singer during World War I. He soon discovered that he was talented in the field of comedy. He appeared on a number of radio shows. A very talented comedian, especially on radio, Handley created a number of characters ...
93. Cedric Hardwicke
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Sir Cedric Hardwicke, one of the great character actors in the first decades of the talking picture, was born in Lye, England on February 19, 1893. Hardwicke attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made his stage debut in 1912. His career was interrupted by military service in World War I, ...
94. 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 ...
95. Tubby Hayes
Soundtrack | Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry
Tubby Hayes was born on January 30, 1935 in London, England as Edward Brian Hayes. He is known for his work on Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry (2015), Crescendo (1970) and The Vengeance of She (1968). He died on June 8, 1973 in England.
Plot: Ashes scattered in Section 1 L
97. Percy Heming
Actor | Whom the Gods Love
Operatic baritone. Studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Frederick King, and in Dresden with George Henschel. His career was almost entirely in Britain. He made his debut with the Beecham Opera Company in 1915 as Mercutio in Gounod's ROMEO AND JULIET. Subsequently sang with the ...
98. Ian Hendry
Actor | Get Carter
Born 13 January 1931 in Ipswich, England, Ian Hendry's career began rather auspiciously--playing the fall guy for a circus clown. After attending London's Central School of Speech and Drama, things started progressing nicely when he starred as "Dr. Geoffrey Brent" in Police Surgeon (1960). This led...
99. Leslie Henson
Actor | Tons of Money
Leslie Henson, comedian born in London in 1891. Famous for his bulging eyes, malleable face and raspy voice. He studied with 'the Cairns James School of Musical and Dramatic Art as a child, he was writing and producing theatrical pieces while still at school. Became popular in Music Hall from 1910,...
Cremation location. Ashes were later removed.
100. Charles Heslop
Actor | Hobson's Choice
Charles Heslop was born on June 8, 1883 in Thames Ditton, Surrey, England as Charles McIvhor Goyder Heslop. He was an actor, known for Hobson's Choice (1920), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Maidie Field. He died on April 13, 1966 in St. ...