Glenda Jackson

Glenda Jackson

Biography Glenda Jackson was born in 1936. An independent, intelligent and exceptionally talented actor, she has achieved considerable success by expertly portraying strong and self-willed women. In 1964, she took part in Peter Brook

Gertrude Elliott

Gertrude Elliott

Biography Gertrude Elliott (1874-1950), the American actress, was the elder sister of Maxine Elliott. She made her New York stage debut in 1894. From 1897 to 1899, she appeared with Nat Goodwin

Gertie Millar

Gertie Millar

Biography Gertie Millar (1879-1952) was a working-class girl from Yorkshire who grew up to be one of the best loved variety stars and most photographed women of the Edwardian era. She later became Lady Dudley. 

Gerald du Maurier

Gerald du Maurier

Biography Sir Gerald du Maurier (1873-1934), the British actor-manager, was the son of George Du Maurier, the author of Trilby and the first Captain Hook in Peter Pan. He made his stage debut at the Garrick Theatre in 1894 and toured with Forbes-Robertson

George Arliss

George Arliss

Biography George Arliss (1868-1946), who was born in Britain, was a small, thin-faced man and a creative actor of some brilliance. He started his stage career in 1886 at the age of eighteen. In 1901, he went to the USA with Mrs Patrick Campbell, playing opposite her in The Second Mrs Tanqueray and a repertory […]

Gabrielle Ray

Gabrielle Ray

Biography Gabrielle Ray (1883-1973) was a much admired and frequently photographed musical comedy star who, at the height of her fame, was described by the Paris Temps as being ‘the most beautiful woman in the United Kingdom’.

Fred Terry

Fred Terry

Biography Fred Terry (1864-1932) was the younger brother of Ellen Terry. He played in the companies of Henry Irving and Henry Beerbohm Tree and established a reputation as a romantic actor. He was married to the actress, Julia Neilson (1868-1957). The couple often appeared together in productions, especially at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, that included […]

Frank Finlay

Frank Finlay

Biography Frank Finlay (b. 1926) is a highly respected British actor of international repute. He left school at the age of 14 and did a variety of odd jobs. He became interested in the theatre and played in productions of several local amateur drama and opera companies. After his professional debut in Scotland in 1951, […]

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