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Crockford, Susan Rosalind [Sue] (1943–2019), film-maker and community activist  

Anna Davin

Crockford, Susan Rosalind [Sue] (1943–2019), film-maker and community activist, was born at St Mary’s Maternity Hospital, Croydon, on 20 February 1943, the eldest child of Herbert Edward Crockford (1913–1997), a sergeant in the King’s Royal Rifle Corps who worked for the ...

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Harris, Sir Sidney West (1876–1962), civil servant and film censor  

R. M. Morris

Harris, Sir Sidney West (1876–1962), civil servant and film censor, was born on 10 October 1876 at the family home, 85 Crawford Street, Marylebone, London, the son of George Harris, a builder (later a builder's merchant), and his wife, Kezia, née West. After attending ...

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Nolan, Margaret Ann (1943–2020), actress, artist, and political activist  

Melanie Williams

Nolan, Margaret Ann (1943–2020), actress, artist, and political activist, was born on 29 October 1943—along with her non-identical twin sister, (Mary) Geraldine—in Hampstead, London, the daughter of John Norman (Jack) Nolan, an army clerk, later a printer, and his wife ...

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Nyree Dawn Porter (1936–2001) by Vivienne, 1960s © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Porter, Nyree Dawn (1936–2001), actress  

Verena Wright

Porter, Nyree Dawn (1936–2001), actress, was born on 22 January 1936 in Napier, New Zealand, the first daughter and first child of Kenneth Norman Porter, master butcher and property developer, originating from Scotland, and his wife, Edna May Porter. Her forename Ngaire, later phoneticized to ...

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Redgrave, Corin William (1939–2010), actor and political activist  

Neil Sinyard

Redgrave, Corin William (1939–2010), actor and political activist, was born at 102 Clifton Hill, St John's Wood, London, on 16 July 1939, the only son of Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave (1908–1985), actor, and his wife, Rachel Kempson (1910–2003), actress. He was the brother of the actresses ...