British Dames

by Sylviastel | created - 05 Oct 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. 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 ...

2. Ellen Terry

Actress | Pillars of Society

Legendary British stage actress who made a few silent film appearances. The daughter of strolling players, she was born in Coventry into an almost exclusively theatrical family. Her grandparents were actors, as were all six of her siblings. But only her son, Edward Gordon Craig, would in any way ...

3. Edith Evans

Actress | The Whisperers

Edith Evans was the greatest actress on the English stage in the 20th century, treading the boards for over half-a-century. She made her professional stage debut in 1912 and excelled in both classic and modern roles in the West End of London and on Broadway, as well as the Shakespeare Memorial ...

4. Gladys Cooper

Actress | My Fair Lady

Gladys Cooper was the daughter of journalist William Frederick Cooper and his wife Mabel Barnett. As a child she was very striking and was used as a photographic model beginning at six years old. She wanted to become an actress and started on that road in 1905 after being discovered by Seymour ...

5. Cicely Courtneidge

Actress | Aunt Sally

Cicely Courtneidge was born on April 1, 1893 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Esmerelda Cicely Courtneidge. She was an actress, known for Along Came Sally (1934), Things Are Looking Up (1935) and The Ghost Train (1931). She was married to Jack Hulbert. She died on April 26, 1980 in Putney, ...

6. Barbara Cartland

Writer | Duel of Hearts

Barbara Cartland was born on July 9, 1901 in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England as Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland. She was a writer, known for Duel of Hearts (1991), A Hazard of Hearts (1987) and The Lady and the Highwayman (1988). She was married to Hugh Rowley McCorquodale and Alexander George ...

7. Agatha Christie

Writer | Witness for the Prosecution

Agatha was born as "Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller" in 1890 to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. Agatha was of American and British descent, her father being American and her mother British. Her father was a relatively affluent stockbroker. Agatha received home education from early childhood ...

8. Judi Dench

Actress | Skyfall

Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...

9. Maggie Smith

Actress | Gosford Park

One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor ...

10. Jacqueline Wilson

Writer | The Dumping Ground

Jacqueline Wilson was born on December 17, 1945 in Bath, Somerset, England as Jacqueline Aitken. She is a writer and actress, known for The Dumping Ground (2013), Double Act (2002) and Hetty Feather: Live on Stage (2019).

11. A.S. Byatt

Writer | Possession

A.S. Byatt was born on August 24, 1936 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England as Antonia Susan Drabble. She is a writer, known for Possession (2002), Angels and Insects (1995) and Medusa's Ankles (2018). She has been married to Peter John Duffy since 1969. She was previously married to Ian Charles ...

12. Margaret Drabble

Writer | A Touch of Love

Margaret Drabble was born on June 5, 1939 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. She is a writer, known for A Touch of Love (1969), Isadora (1968) and It's a Woman's World (1964). She has been married to Michael Holroyd since 1982. She was previously married to Clive Swift.

13. Joan Plowright

Actress | The Spiderwick Chronicles

Dame Joan Ann Plowright, the Baroness Olivier, is one of the most distinguished actors of her generation. She may be best remembered as the third wife and widow of Laurence Olivier, generally considered the greatest anglophone actor of the 20th Century, but she had a distinguished career of her own...

14. Diana Rigg

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

British actress Dame Diana Rigg was born on July 20, 1938 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. She has had an extensive career in film and theatre, including playing the title role in "Medea", both in London and New York, for which she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

Rigg made her ...

15. Helen Mirren

Actress | RED

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

16. Thora Hird

Actress | Lost for Words

In a career than spanned eight decades, Thora Hird was widely-regarded as one of Britain's finest character actresses. She made over 100 films as well as starring in a host of TV comedies and, as a straight actress, excelled in the works of playwright Alan Bennett. Even in her 90s, she was working ...

17. Gwen Ffrangcon Davies

Actress | Tudor Rose

Gwen Ffrangcon Davies was born on January 25, 1891 in London, England as Gwen Lucy Ffrangcon Davies. She was an actress, known for Nine Days a Queen (1936), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and Paul Krüger (1956). She died on January 27, 1992 in Essex, England.

18. Monica Mason

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

Monica Mason was born on September 6, 1941 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Monica Margaret Mason. She is known for her work on Romeo and Juliet (1966), Nijinsky (1980) and The Rite of Spring (1962).

19. Margot Fonteyn

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

Peggy Hookham was always destined to be a dancer. Her Brazilian/Irish mother groomed her for stardom from almost as soon as she could walk. When she was aged 8 her father's work took the family to Shanghai. Peggy and her Mother returned to the UK when she was 14. Her father stayed in Shanghai and ...

20. Ninette de Valois

Actress | The Female Swindler

It has been rightly suggested that Dame Ninette de Valois is one of the most important women of the century. It was due to her drive and ambition that the modern English ballet was created. In that respect she changed history single handed. Born in Ireland, young Ninette (her stage name was her ...

21. Joan Sutherland

Soundtrack | Spectre

Joan Sutherland was born on November 7, 1926 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Joan Alston Sutherland. She was an actress, known for Spectre (2015), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and Carlito's Way (1993). She was married to Richard Bonynge. She died on October 10, 2010 in Montreux, ...

22. Janet Baker

Soundtrack | Morgan

Janet Baker was born on August 21, 1933 in York, England. She is an actress, known for Morgan (2016), Happiness (1998) and Coffee and Cigarettes (2003).

23. Margaret Price

Actress | Aida

Margaret Price was born on April 13, 1941 in Blackwood, Wales. She was an actress, known for Aida (1981), God's Comedy (1995) and Verdi: Requiem (2009). She died on January 28, 2011 in Moyle Grove, Wales.

24. Suzi Leather

Self | The Money Programme

Suzi Leather was born on April 5, 1956 in Uganda as Susan Catherine Leather. She is married to Iain Hampsher-Monk. They have three children.

25. Ann Leslie

Writer | Think of England

Ann Leslie was born on June 28, 1941 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan as Ann Elizabeth Mary Leslie. She is a writer, known for Think of England (1991), Panorama (1953) and Call My Bluff (1965). She has been married to Michael Fletcher since February 15, 1969. They have one child.

26. Mary Peters

Self | A Question of Sport

Mary Peters was born on July 6, 1939 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England as Mary Elizabeth Peters.

27. Kelly Holmes

Actress | Road to Rio (BBC News)

Kelly Holmes was born on April 19, 1970 in Pembury, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for Road to Rio (BBC News) (2016), Superstars (2008) and Commonwealth Games (1954).

28. Anita Roddick

Self | 1 Giant Leap

Anita Roddick was born on October 23, 1942 in Littlehampton, Sussex, England as Anita Lucia Perella. She was married to Gordon Roddick. She died on September 10, 2007 in Chichester, West Sussex, England.

29. Elizabeth Taylor

Actress | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last, major star to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked ...

30. Julie Andrews

Actress | The Sound of Music

Julia Elizabeth Wells was born on October 1, 1935, in England. Her mother, Barbara Ward (Morris), and stepfather, both vaudeville performers, discovered her freakish but undeniably lovely four-octave singing voice and immediately got her a singing career. She performed in music halls throughout her...

31. Beryl Grey

Actress | Producers' Showcase

Beryl Grey was born on June 11, 1927 in Highgate, London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Producers' Showcase (1954), This Is the BBC (1959) and Checkmate (1963).

32. Beryl Bainbridge

Actress | Rookery Nook

Beryl Bainbridge was born on November 21, 1932 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England as Beryl Margaret Bainbridge. She was an actress and writer, known for Rookery Nook (1953), Sweet William (1980) and Adult Fun (1972). She was married to Austin Davies and Alan Sharp. She died on July 2, 2010 in London...

33. Iris Murdoch

Writer | The Italian Girl

Iris Murdoch was born on July 15, 1919 in Dublin, Ireland as Jean Iris Murdoch. She was a writer and actress, known for The Italian Girl, Television Theater (1953) and A Severed Head (1971). She was married to John Bayley. She died on February 8, 1999 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

34. Daphne Sheldrick

The Flame Trees of Thika

Daphne Sheldrick was born on June 4, 1934 in Kenya as Daphne Marjorie Jenkins. She is known for her work on The Flame Trees of Thika (1981), Bloody Ivory (1978) and For the Love of Elephants (2010). She was married to David Sheldrick and Bill Woodley. She died on April 12, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.

35. Shirley Bassey

Soundtrack | Moonraker

Shirley Bassey was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, and raised in the nearby working class neighborhood of Splott. Her mother was originally from Yorkshire, and her father was a Nigerian seaman who left the family when she was less than two. She later helped to support her family by working in an...

36. Cleo Laine

Soundtrack | The Third Alibi

Cleo Laine was born on October 28, 1927 in Middlesex, England as Clementine Dinah Bullock. She was previously married to John Dankworth and George Langridge.

37. Peggy Ashcroft

Actress | A Passage to India

Academy Award-winning, legendary English actress - who maintained her status in the British acting elite for decades. Made a Dame of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. Almost always on stage, she appeared rarely in film, her first being The Wandering Jew (1933). On stage she was cast...

38. Judith Anderson

Actress | Rebecca

Dame Judith Anderson was born Frances Margaret Anderson on February 10, 1897 in Adelaide, South Australia. She began her acting career in Australia before moving to New York in 1918. There she established herself as one of the greatest theatrical actresses and was a major star on Broadway ...

39. Eileen Atkins

Actress | Gosford Park

Eileen Atkins was born in a Salvation Army Women's Hostel in north London. Her father was a gas meter reader; her mother, a seamstress and barmaid. A drama teacher taught her how to drop her Cockney accent, and she studied Shakespeare and Greek tragedies. Her breakthrough role in "The Killing of ...

40. Wendy Hiller

Actress | Murder on the Orient Express

Wendy Hiller, daughter of Frank and Marie Hiller, was born on 15th August 1912 in Bramhall, near Stockport, Cheshire, England. She was educated at Winceby House School, Bexhill then moved on to Manchester Repertory Theatre. She appeared on stage in Sir John Barry's tour of Evensong, then as Sally ...

41. Vera Lynn

Soundtrack | Kong: Skull Island

Vera Lynn was born on March 20, 1917 in East Ham, London, England as Vera Margaret Welch. She was married to Harry Lewis. She died on June 18, 2020 in Ditchling, East Sussex, England.

42. Celia Johnson

Actress | Brief Encounter

Celia Johnson was an English actress, once nominated for an Academy Award. Johnson was born in the town of Richmond, Surrey in 1908. Richmond was incorporated into Greater London in 1965, as part of an administrative reform. Celia's parents were John Robert Johnson and Ethel Griffiths. Neither of ...

43. Janet Suzman

Actress | Nicholas and Alexandra

This alert and classy Britisher seemed poised for Hollywood stardom in the early 1970s. Although it wasn't meant to be, Janet Suzman has remained one of the more respected classical stage actresses of her time. Born in 1939, she was raised in a staunch, liberal family household in South Africa at a...

44. Harriet Walter

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Harriet Walter was born on September 24, 1950 in London, England as Harriet Mary Walter. She is an actress, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Young Victoria (2009) and Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). She has been married to Guy Paul since May 21, 2011.

45. Rosamunde Pilcher

Writer | Rosamunde Pilcher

Rosamunde Pilcher was born on September 22, 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall, England as Rosamunde Scott. She is known for her work on Rosamunde Pilcher (1993), Another View (1995) and The Shell Seekers (2006). She was married to Graham Pilcher. She died on February 6, 2019 in Scotland.

46. Margaret Rutherford

Actress | The V.I.P.s

Rare is the reference to Margaret Rutherford that doesn't characterize her as either jut-chinned, eccentric, or both. The combination of those most mundane of attributes has led some to suggest that she was made for the role of Agatha Christie's indomitable sleuth, Jane Marple, whom Rutherford ...

47. Dorothy Tutin

Actress | The Importance of Being Earnest

Dame Dorothy Tutin's esteemed company of peers included other remarkable dames, including Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Unlike these others, Dorothy had limited screen time over the years and would develop the respect but not the stardom afforded the other two outside the realm of the theatre. ...

48. May Whitty

Actress | The Lady Vanishes

Born Mary Whitty on June 19, 1865 to a Liverpool newspaper editor and his wife, she became known as May Whitty to the world.

She first stepped on the London stage in 1882. She worked as an understudy at the St. James Theatre, and then, began playing leading roles when she joined a traveling stock ...

49. 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 first appeared on stage when 5 years old. She was educated at Palmer's Green ...

50. Muriel Spark

Writer | The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Muriel Spark was born on February 1, 1918 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Muriel Sarah Camberg. She was a writer, known for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), Masterpiece Classic (1971) and The Driver's Seat (1974). She was married to Sidney Oswald Spark. She died on April 13, 2006 in Florence, ...

51. Jane Goodall

Writer | Jane

Jane Goodall was born on April 3, 1934 in London, England as Valerie Jane Goodall. She was previously married to Derek Bryceson and Hugo Van Lawick.

52. Whina Cooper

Whina Cooper was born on December 9, 1895 in Te Karaka, New Zealand as Whina Josephine Te Wake. She was married to William Cooper and Richard Gilbert. She died on March 26, 1994 in Hokianga, New Zealand.

53. Myra Hess

Soundtrack | Lucky Bastard

Myra Hess was born on February 25, 1890 in London, England as Julia Myra Hess. She died on November 26, 1965 in London.

54. Susan Devoy

Self | A Question of Sport

Susan Devoy was born on January 1, 1964 in Rotorua, New Zealand as Susan Elizabeth Anne Devoy.

55. Gwyneth Jones

Actress | Quartet

Gwyneth Jones was born on November 7, 1936 in Pontnewynydd, Wales. She is an actress, known for Quartet (2012), Der Ring des Nibelungen (1980) and Fidelio (1970).

56. Felicity Lott

Actress | Der Rosenkavalier

Felicity Lott was born on May 8, 1947 in Cheltenham, England. She is an actress, known for Der Rosenkavalier (1994), Anna Karenina (1977) and Mozart's The Magic Flute (1978). She is married to Gabriel Woolf. They have one child.

57. Evelyn Glennie

Soundtrack | Elle

Dame Evelyn Glennie, who was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 New Year Honours List, is one of the best-known figures in contemporary British music. An extraordinarily virtuosic percussionist as well as an engaging personality, she has long been subject to ...

58. Tanni Grey-Thompson

Actress | Twenty Twelve

Tanni Grey-Thompson was born on July 26, 1969 in Cardiff, Wales as Tanni Carys Davina. She is an actress, known for Twenty Twelve (2011), Commonwealth Games (1954) and The London Marathon (1981). She has been married to Ian Thompson since 1999. They have one child.

59. Jenni Murray

Actress | W1A

Jenni Murray was born on May 12, 1950 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England as Jennifer Susan Bailey. She is an actress, known for W1A (2014), Muse (2019) and Never Mind the Full Stops (2006). She is married to David Forgham-Bailey. They have two children. She was previously married to Brian Murray.

60. Vivienne Westwood

Costume_department | Leaving Las Vegas

Vivienne Westwood was born on April 8, 1941 in Glossop, Derbyshire, England as Vivienne Isabel Swire. She is known for her work on Leaving Las Vegas (1995), Shadowboxer (2005) and This Changes Everything (2015). She has been married to Andreas Kronthaler since 1992. She was previously married to ...

61. Kiri Te Kanawa

Actress | Die Fledermaus

Kiri Te Kanawa studied voice in New Zealand, where she was a popular singer as a teenager. She enrolled in the London Opera Center in 1966, and had her Covent Garden debut 1 December 1971. Although her acting ability is highly regarded on the operatic stage, she has made few theatrical films.

62. Ellen MacArthur

Self | South at Six

Ellen MacArthur was born on July 8, 1976 in Derbyshire, England as Ellen Patricia MacArthur.

63. Marie Rambert

Actress | The Red Shoes

A pioneer figure in British ballet since the 1920's. Marie was recruited by Diaghilev to assist Nijinsky with his choreography for The Rite of Spring. She settled in London and formed her own company, The Ballet Rambert. Based at the tiny Mercury Theatre she managed to create many notable ballets ...

Plot: Rose, Cloister Walk B.

64. Merle Park

Actress | The Nutcracker

Merle Park was born on October 8, 1937 in Salisbury, Rhodesia. She is an actress, known for The Nutcracker (1968), Pineapple Poll (1959) and Producers' Showcase (1954). She was previously married to Sidney Bloch and James Monahan.

65. Gracie Fields

Actress | Holy Matrimony

A comedienne and singer in the British Music Halls, she was the top box-office draw and the highest paid actress in Britain in the 1930's. Her Northern, working-class girl character was a favourite during the inter-war years.

66. Mary Durack

Writer | Kings in Grass Castles

Mary Durack was born on February 20, 1913 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. She was a writer, known for Kings in Grass Castles (1998) and A Life (1992). She was married to H.C. Miller. She died on December 16, 1994 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

67. Lilian Braithwaite

Actress | The Gay Lord Quex

Lilian Braithwaite was born on March 9, 1873 in Ramsgate, Kent, England. She was an actress, known for The Gay Lord Quex (1917), The Woman Who Was Nothing (1917) and Because (1918). She was married to Gerald Lawrence. She died on September 17, 1948 in London, England.

69. Penelope Lively

Writer | Shadows

Penelope Lively was born on March 17, 1933 in Cairo, Egypt as Penelope Margaret. She is a writer, known for Shadows (1975), Boy Dominic (1974) and Jackanory (1965).

70. Marie Tempest

Actress | Mrs. Plum's Pudding

Marie Tempest was born on July 15, 1862 in London, England as Marie Susan Etherington. She was an actress, known for Mrs. Plum's Pudding (1915), Yellow Sands (1938) and English Nell (1900). She was married to W. Graham Brown, Cosmo Gordon Lennox and Alfred E. Izard. She died on October 15, 1942 in ...

71. P.D. James

Writer | Children of Men

P.D. James was born on August 3, 1920 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Phyllis Dorothy James. She was a writer and producer, known for Children of Men (2006), Death in Holy Orders (2003) and Death Comes to Pemberley (2013). She was married to Ernest Connor Bantry White. She died on November 27, ...

72. Felicity Palmer

Actress | BBC Proms

Felicity Palmer was born on April 6, 1944 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Felicity Joan Palmer. She is known for her work on BBC Proms (2012), The Mikado (1987) and The Gondoliers (1997).

73. Irene Vanbrugh

Actress | The Gay Lord Quex

Irene Vanbrugh was born on December 2, 1872 in Exeter, Devon, England as Irene Barnes. She was an actress, known for The Gay Lord Quex (1917), Knight Without Armor (1937) and Youthful Folly (1934). She was married to Dion Boucicault Jr.. She died on November 30, 1949 in London, England.

74. Anna Neagle

Actress | Odette

Dame Anna Neagle, the endearingly popular British star during WWII, was born Florence Marjorie Robertson and began dancing as a professional in chorus lines at age 14. She starred with actor Jack Buchanan in the musical "Stand Up and Sing" in the West End and earned her big break when producer/...

75. Rebecca West

Writer | They Forgot to Read the Directions

Rebecca West was born on December 21, 1892 in London, England as Cecily Isabel Fairfield. She was a writer and actress, known for They Forgot to Read the Directions (1924), Actor's Studio (1948) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962). She was married to Henry Maxwell Andrews. She died on March 15, ...

76. Daphne Du Maurier

Writer | Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier was one of the most popular English writers of the 20th Century, when middle-brow genre fiction was accorded a higher level of respect in a more broadly literate age. For her services to literature, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1969, the ...

77. Antonia Fraser

Writer | Jemima Shore Investigates

Antonia Fraser was born on August 27, 1932 in London, England as Antonia Margaret Caroline Pakenham. She is a writer and actress, known for Jemima Shore Investigates (1983), Tales of the Unexpected (1979) and Armchair Thriller (1978). She was previously married to Harold Pinter and Hugh Charles ...

78. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Soundtrack | Closer

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was born on December 9, 1915 in Jarotschin, Prussia, Germany as Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf. She was married to Walter Legge. She died on August 3, 2006 in Schruns, Vorarlberg, Austria.

79. Nellie Melba

Soundtrack | Country Life

Nellie Melba was born on May 19, 1861 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia as Helen Porter Mitchell. She was married to Charles Frederick Nisbett Armstrong. She died on February 23, 1931 in Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

80. Alicia Markova

Actress | Giselle

Alicia Markova was born on December 1, 1910 in London, England as Lilian Alice Marks. She is known for her work on Giselle (1952), A Song for Miss Julie (1945) and Dr. Coppelius (1966). She died on December 2, 2004 in Bath, Somerset, England.

82. Miriam Rothschild

Self | Women of Our Century

Miriam Rothschild was born on August 5, 1908 in Ashton Wold, Northamptonshire, England as Miriam Louisa Rothschild. She was married to George Henry Lane. She died on January 20, 2005 in Ashton Wold.

84. Peggy Van Praagh

Music for You

Peggy Van Praagh was born on September 1, 1910 in London, England as Margaret van Praagh. She is known for her work on Music for You (1951), BP Super Show (1959) and Table d'Hote (1939). She died on January 15, 1990 in Melbourne, Australia.

85. Margot Turner

Self | This Is Your Life

Margot Turner was born on May 10, 1910. She died on October 2, 1993.

86. Sue Street

Self | Live 8: Twenty Years Ago Today

She was awarded the Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her services to the arts.

88. Marion Roe

Self | Question Time

Marion Roe was born as Marion Audrey. She is married to Roe.

90. Janet Paraskeva

Self | Opinions

Islington, London, England

93. Elizabeth Hoodless

Self | Question Time

Elizabeth Hoodless was born as Elisabeth Anne. She is married to Hoodless.

96. Bridget D'Oyly Carte

Three Men in a Boat

Bridget D'Oyly Carte was born on March 25, 1908 in London, England. She is known for her work on Three Men in a Boat (1956), Patience (1965) and Omnibus (1952). She died on May 2, 1985 in Chalfont St. Giles, England.

97. Anne Begg

Self | Breakfast

Aberdeenshire, Scotland: Activist

98. Anne Evans

Actress | Götterdämmerung

Anne Evans was born on August 20, 1941 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Götterdämmerung (1992), Siegfried (1993) and Die Walküre (1993).

99. Joan Bakewell

Actress | Iris

Joan Bakewell was born on April 16, 1933 in Stockport, Cheshire, England as Joan Dawson Rowlands. She is a writer and actress, known for Iris (2001), The Touchables (1968) and Mother Love (1989). She was previously married to Jack Emery and Michael Bakewell.

100. Nancy Astor

Self | Royal Cavalcade

Nancy Astor was born on May 19, 1879 in Danville, Virginia, USA as Nancy Witcher Langhorne. She was married to Waldorf Astor and Robert Gould Shaw II. She died on May 2, 1964 in Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England.

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