Death Place Matching "Somerset, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Simon Ward
Actor | Young Winston
The son of a car dealer, the British actor Simon Ward was born in London, England, in 1941, and educated there at Alleyn's School, the home of the National Youth Theatre, which he joined at age 13 and stayed with for eight years. After attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked in ...
2. Leo McKern
Actor | Ladyhawke
Although he sounded very British, Leo McKern was an Australian. By the time he was 15 years old, he had endured an accident that left him without his left eye. A glass eye replaced it - one might conjecture for the better, as far as making McKern a one-day actor of singular focus (no pun intended; ...
3. Derek Fowlds
Actor | Yes Minister
London-born character actor who came to the fore on television as 'Mr. Derek', straight man to the children's puppet Basil Brush (succeeding Rodney Bewes in that capacity), then as private secretary and political advisor Bernard Woolley, diligently keeping the reins on obtuse British Cabinet ...
4. Molly Peters
Actress | Thunderball
Molly Peters was a gorgeous and voluptuous British blonde bombshell actress and model who alas only appeared in a handful of films and TV shows during her regrettably fleeting acting career in the mid 60s. Molly was born in 1942 in Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk, England. Peters started out as a model...
5. Jack Watson
Actor | The Wild Geese
Tall, rugged, red-haired character actor whose heavily lined face suggested a hard life. Started in show biz with his father, Nosmo King (real name Vernon Watson), as half of a music hall double act. Later worked as a monologuist and impersonator in radio. During the Second World War, he served as ...
Actor | The Phantom of the Opera
Terence Beesley was an actor and writer. He was born in London to Irish parents and attended St Marylebone Grammar School before training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 1981 to 1984. Beesley was married to Ashley Jensen from 2007 until his death in 2017. They met while acting ...
7. John Gregson
Actor | The Holly and the Ivy
A former telephone engineer who dabbled in amateur dramatics, John Gregson served aboard a minesweeper with the Royal Navy during World War II. After demobilisation, he joined the Liverpool Old Vic, making his stage debut in 'The Knight of the Burning Pestle'. Freshly married, he moved to London ...
Actor | Krull
Tall, incisive, aquiline-featured British character actor. Born in Fulham, London, Archard won a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1938. The following year, he made his stage debut opposite Jessica Tandy in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, at the Regent's Park Theatre. A ...
Actor | Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht
Dan van Husen had a certain look about him back then in the 1970s and all the last 40 years have done is add a sage, aged, mature wisened aura to him. He has appeared in twenty-three Italo Westerns in six or seven years and then he branched out and tackled more challenging roles and genres. Not ...
10. Bill Wallis
Actor | Brazil
Bill Wallis was born on November 20, 1936 in Guildford, Surrey, England as William Wallis. He was an actor, known for Brazil (1985), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) and The Bourne Identity (1988). He was married to Karen Mills and Jean Spalding. He died on September 6, 2013 in Bath, Somerset, England.
11. 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...
12. John Abineri
Actor | The Last of the Mohicans
John Abineri was born on May 18, 1928 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1971), The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone (1990) and Robin Hood (1984). He was married to Hilary Bamford. He died on June 29, 2000 in Bath, Somerset, England.
13. Joe Strummer
Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank
Although best known as the outspoken front man for legendary punk rock group The Clash, Joe Strummer also carved out an interesting niche as an actor once the band broke up. The Clash formed in 1976, and along with the Sex Pistols spearheaded the British punk rock scene. By 1979, The Clash had ...
Actor | The Descent: Part 2
Michael J. Reynolds was born on August 15, 1939 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Michael John Reynolds. He was an actor, known for The Descent: Part 2 (2009), Leap Year (2010) and Blown Away (1994). He was married to Katherine Reynolds. He died on March 22, 2018 in Milverton, Somerset, England.
18. Edward Sinclair
Actor | The Bells
Edward Sinclair was born on February 3, 1914 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England as Edward Sinclair Perry. He was an actor, known for The Bells (1931), Dad's Army (1971) and Dad's Army (1968). He was married to Gladys Green. He died on August 29, 1977 in Cheddar, Somerset, England.
19. Peter Birrel
Actor | Doctor Who
Peter Birrel married actress Stephanie Cole only a few years before he died. They appeared together in a play early in both of their careers and met up by chance some 40 or so years later. Peter is widely celebrated for his role as the Draconian Prince in Doctor Who: Frontier in Space: Episode One ...
20. Julia Lockwood
Actress | Please Turn Over
The daughter of glamorous British film star Margaret Lockwood was destined for an acting career by the age of five when she was enrolled in a theatrical school. Around this time her parents separated and then divorced three years later. Young Julia was often left in the care of a nanny, though her ...
21. Alison Seebohm
Actress | A Hard Day's Night
Alison Seebohm was born on May 5, 1939 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England as Alison Patricia Seebohm. She was an actress, known for A Hard Day's Night (1964), The Avengers (1961) and Secret Agent (1964). She was married to Frank Cvitanovich and Ray Austin. She died on February 22, 2015 in Taunton, ...
23. Christine Pollon
Actress | Romeo and Juliet
Christine Pollon was born in 1927 in Cardiff, Wales as Christine R. Pollon. She was an actress, known for Romeo and Juliet (1962), The Avengers (1961) and Dandelion Dead (1994). She was married to Donald Hewlett. She died on August 29, 2012 in Bath, Somerset, England.
Actor | Local Hero
Christopher Rozycki was born on October 15, 1943 in Rozprza, Lódzkie, Poland as Krzysztof Rózycki. He was an actor, known for Local Hero (1983), The Saint (1997) and The Man from Moscow (1985). He was married to Joanna Hole and Maria Ficenes. He died on April 10, 2015 in Bath, Somerset, England.
25. Leslie Crowther
Actor | My Good Woman
Leslie Crowther was born on February 6, 1933 in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England as Leslie Douglas Sargent Crowther. He was an actor and writer, known for My Good Woman (1972), Comedy Playhouse (1961) and A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 1 (1950). He was married to Jean Stone. He died on ...
26. Graham Moffatt
Actor | Ask a Policeman
Of all the films that Graham Moffatt worked on, about half were with Will Hay, in his Billy-Bunter style persona. After being dropped by Will Hay, Moffatt (and Moore Marriott) went on to support Edmund Gwenn in Cheer Boys Cheer (1939) and Arthur Askey in Band Waggon (1940). The last film he made ...
28. Howard Goorney
Actor | Fiddler on the Roof
Howard Goorney was born on May 11, 1921 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Howard Jacob Goorney. He was an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Last Days of Pompeii (1984) and Under the Same Sun (1978). He was married to Stella Riley. He died on March 29, 2007 in Bath, Somerset, ...
29. Robert Cawdron
Actor | Triton
Robert Cawdron was born on December 29, 1921 in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Robert Chattey Cawdron. He was an actor, known for Triton (1968), Treasure Island (1951) and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970). He was married to Sonia King. He died in September 1997 in Somerset, England.
30. Evelyn Waugh
Writer | Brideshead Revisited
Evelyn Waugh was born on October 28, 1903 in London, England as Arthur St. John Waugh. He was a writer and actor, known for Brideshead Revisited (2008), The Unforeseen (1958) and The Loved One (1965). He was married to Laura Herbert and Evelyn Gardner. He died on April 10, 1966 in Combe Florey, ...
31. Simon Brint
Composer | French and Saunders
Simon Brint was born on September 26, 1950 in High Ham, Somerset, England as Simon Tracey Brint. He is known for his work on French and Saunders (1987), What Happens in Vegas (2008) and Eat the Rich (1987). He was married to Amanda Cockerton. He died on May 29, 2011 in Langport, Somerset.
32. Patrick Fyffe
Actor | Dear Ladies
One of the most original female impersonators of his generation Patrick Fyffe was better known as Dame Hilda Bracket, the acid tongued singing half of the comedy double act Hinge and Bracket. Accompanied on the piano by her friend Dr. Evadne Hinge (George Logan) the elderly Dame Hilda treated ...
33. Phyllis Konstam
Actress | The Skin Game
Phyllis Konstam was born on April 14, 1907 in London, England as Phyllis Esther Kohnstamm. She was an actress, known for The Skin Game (1931), Tilly of Bloomsbury (1931) and Murder! (1930). She was married to Bunny Austin. She died on August 20, 1976 in Somerset, England.
Actor | Are You Being Served?
Michael Sharvell-Martin was born on February 2, 1944 in Herne Bay, Kent, England as Michael Ernest Martin. He was an actor, known for Are You Being Served? (1972), Space: 1999 (1975) and No Place Like Home (1983). He was married to Linda Hind. He died on October 28, 2010 in Somerset, England.
35. Terence Taplin
Actor | Sherlock Holmes
Terence Taplin was born on February 5, 1942 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Terence Robert Taplin. He was an actor, known for Sherlock Holmes (2009), Les Misérables (1998) and Shadow of the Noose (1989). He was married to Daryl Webster. He died on June 25, 2013 in Bridgwater, Somerset, ...
36. Valerie Gearon
Actress | Persuasion
Valerie Gearon was born on September 27, 1937 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales as Valerie Winifred Gearon. She was an actress, known for Persuasion (1971), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) and The Wednesday Play (1964). She was married to Kip Gowans. She died on July 9, 2003 in Bath, Somerset, ...
37. John Grierson
Producer | Child's Play
John Grierson was born on April 26, 1898 in Kilmadock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was a producer and writer, known for Child's Play (1954), Drifters (1929) and Scotch on the Rocks (1953). He was married to Margaret Grierson. He died on February 19, 1972 in Bath, Somerset, England.
38. John Garrie
John Garrie was born on May 18, 1923 in England as John Rowland Garrie. He was an actor, known for The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), The Avengers (1961) and Wuthering Heights (1967). He died on September 22, 1998 in Taunton, Somerset, England.
39. Hubert Rees
Actor | The Baker Street Boys
Hubert Rees was born on April 27, 1928 in Abergavenny, Wales as Hubert Thomas Morgan Rees. He was an actor, known for The Baker Street Boys (1983), The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982) and Two People (1979). He died on October 20, 2009 in Ilminster, Somerset, England.
40. Madoline Thomas
Actress | No Trace
Madoline Thomas was born on January 2, 1890 in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales as Madoline Mary Price. She was an actress, known for No Trace (1950), How Green Was My Valley (1960) and Pride and Prejudice (1958). She was married to John W. H. Thomas. She died on December 30, 1989 in ...
44. William Devlin
Actor | The Mutiny of the Elsinore
William Devlin was born on December 5, 1911 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as William George Devlin. He was an actor, known for Mutiny on the Elsinore (1937), The Three Musketeers (1954) and The Mill on the Floss (1936). He was married to Meriel Moore (actress) and Mary Casson (actress/...
Actress | Softly Softly
Margaret St. Barbe West was born on April 14, 1903 in Chelsea, London, England as Margaret St. Barbe Sladen. She was an actress, known for Softly Softly (1966), Home and Away (1956) and Urge to Kill (1960). She died on June 21, 1988 in Limington, Somerset, England.
49. William Trevor
Writer | The Story of Lucy Gault
William Trevor was born on May 24, 1928 in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland as William Trevor Cox. He was a writer, known for The Story of Lucy Gault, The Ballroom of Romance (1986) and ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959). He was married to Jane Ryan. He died on November 20, 2016 in Somerset, England.
50. Dick King-Smith
Writer | Babe
Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England as Ronald Gordon King-Smith. He was a writer, known for Babe (1995), The Water Horse (2007) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998). He was married to Zona Bedding and Myrle King-Smith. He died on January 4, 2011 in Bath, ...