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Dodd, James Solas (1720/21–1805), surgeon and actor  

Gordon Goodwin

revised by Michael Bevan

Dodd, James Solas (1720/21–1805), surgeon and actor, was born in London, the son of Jago Mendozo Vasconcellos de Solis, and his wife, Rebecca, daughter of John Dodd. John Dodd was in 1719 commander of the St Quintin, a merchantman trading from London to ...

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Hill, Sir John [pseud. the Inspector] (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor  

Barry O'Connor

Hill, Sir John [pseud. the Inspector] (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor, second surviving and fourth-born son of Theophilus Hill (1680–1746) and his wife, Ann Susannah (née Yorke), was baptized on 17 November 1714 at St John's, Peterborough. Hill's father, who had a ...

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Hill, Sir John (bap. 1714, d. 1775)  

Maker: Richard Houston

Sir John Hill (bap. 1714, d. 1775) by Richard Houston (after Francis Cotes, 1757) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Miller, Sir Jonathan Wolfe (1934–2019)  

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Jonathan Miller (1934–2019), by Judith Aronson, 1978

© Judith Aronson / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Miller, Sir Jonathan Wolfe (1934–2019), physician, broadcaster, and theatre and opera director  

Kate Bassett

Miller, Sir Jonathan Wolfe (1934–2019), physician, broadcaster, and theatre and opera director, was born at the Welbeck Nursing Home, 27 Welbeck Street, Marylebone, London, on 21 July 1934, the son of Emanuel Miller (1892–1970), physician and psychiatrist, and his Irish-born wife, ...