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Biggar [married name Montlake], Helen Manson (1909–1953), sculptor, film-maker, theatre designer, and political activist, was born on 25 May 1909 at Dudley Drive, Hyndland, Glasgow, the eldest of three daughters of Hugh and Florence Biggar. She grew up in a socialist household, her father being a Christian socialist and founder member of the ...

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Box, John Allan Hyatt (1920–2005), film production designer, was born on 27 January 1920 at 80 Fordwych Road, Hampstead, London, the first child and elder son of Allan Cyril Box (1887–1974), a civil engineer then serving as a lieutenant in the Royal Engineers...

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Godfrey, Roland Frederick [Bob] (1921–2013), animator, director, and film-maker, was born on 27 May 1921 in Horse Shoe Bend, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, the son of Roland Charles Godfrey, a Banbury operator employed in the making of chemical blends for motor vehicle tyres. Known throughout his life as ...

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Roland Frederick Godfrey (1921–2013) by Jack Lowe, c.2004 © Jack Lowe / The Bob Godfrey Collection

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Hamermesh, Mira (1923–2012), painter and documentary film-maker, was born Mirjam Hamermesz in Łódź, Poland, on 15 July 1923, the third and youngest child of Josef Meir Hamermesz, manufacturer, and his wife, Fajga, née Lerer. Her brother, Mordechai, was born in 1918, and her sister, ...

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Hetherington, Timothy Alastair Telemachus [Tim] (1970–2011), photographer and filmmaker, was born on 5 December 1970 in Liverpool Maternity Hospital, Liverpool, the younger son and youngest of three children of (William) Alastair Hetherington, chartered accountant, and his wife, Judith Mary, née Gillett, lawyer. At the time of his birth registration the family lived at ...

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Timothy Alastair Telemachus Hetherington (1970–2011) by Jens Ressing, 2008 © EPA

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Jarman, (Michael) Derek Elworthy (1942–1994), film-maker, painter, and campaigner for homosexual rights, was born on 31 January 1942 at the Victoria Nursing Home, Pinner Hill, Middlesex, the elder child of Wing Commander Lancelot Elworthy Jarman (1907–1986), RAF officer, and his wife, Elizabeth Evelyn (Betts; 1918–1978)...

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(Michael) Derek Elworthy Jarman (1942–1994) by David Thompson, 1992 © David Thompson; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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(Frank) Humphrey Sinkler Jennings (1907–1950) by Lee Miller, 1944 © Lee Miller Archives 2003, Chiddingly, England; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jennings, (Frank) Humphrey Sinkler (1907–1950), film-maker, painter, and writer, was born at The Gazebo, Walberswick, Suffolk, on 19 August 1907, the elder of two sons of Frank Jennings (1877–c.1950), an architect, and of his wife, Mildred Jessie Hall (1881–c.1950)...

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Ponting, Herbert George (1870–1935), photographer and film-maker, was born on 21 March 1870 in Market Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire, the son of Francis William Ponting, a bank manager, and his wife, Mary Sydenham. After a restless youth he emigrated to California, USA, where he took up fruit farming, learned photography, and married. But the lure of travel, once he was armed with a camera, proved incompatible with domesticity. In 1901 he left his wife and young children and embarked on the first of many photographic trips to the ...

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Herbert George Ponting (1870–1935) self-portrait, c. 1910–12 © Popperfoto; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London