Dan Stevens
Daniel Jonathan "Dan" Stevens (born 10 October 1982) is an English actor. He is best known internationally for his role as Matthew Crawley in the British period drama television series Downton Abbey.<...
Leo Blair (senior)
Leo Charles Lynton Blair (born Charles Leonard Augustus Parsons; 4 August 1923 – 16 November 2012) was a British barrister and law lecturer at Durham University. He was the author of th...
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Lesley Sharp
Lesley Sharp (born 3 April 1960) is an English stage, film and television actress, particularly well known for her variety of British television roles including Clocking Off, Bob & Rose and afterl...
Antony Hamilton
Antony Hamilton "Tony" Smith (4 May 1952 – 29 March 1995), known professionally as Antony Hamilton, was an English-born Australian actor, model, and dancer. Hamilton began his career as a ballet dance...
Stewart Lee
Stewart Lee (born 5 April 1968) is an English stand-up comedian, writer, director and musician.He made his name in the mid-1990s as one half of the radio duo Lee and Herring, a success followed throug...
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Kathryn Drysdale
Kathryn Drysdale (born 1 December 1981) is an English actress known for her role as Taylor in the movie St Trinian's and Louise Brooks in the BBC comedy series Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisp...
Marie Fox
Princess Marie "Mary" Henriette Adélaïde of Liechtenstein (maiden name Fox; 21 December 1850 – 26 December 1878) was a French-born British writer. A foundling, she was adopted by the Fox family and ev...
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Michael Caines
Michael Andrew Caines MBE (born 3 January 1969) is an English chef born in Exeter, Devon.He is currently head chef of Gidleigh Park in Devon.
Born in Exeter in 1969, he was adopted by Mary and Pe...
Kate Adie
Kathryn "Kate" Adie /ˈeɪdi/, OBE DL (born 19 September 1945), is an English journalist. Her most high-profile role was that of chief news correspondent for BBC News, during which time she became well ...
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John Thomson (comedian)
John Patrick Thomson (born Patrick Francis McAleer on 2 April 1969) is an English comedian and actor, best known for his roles in The Fast Show and Cold Feet.
Thomson was born in 1969 in Salford, ...
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Christopher Price (broadcaster)
Christopher Nicholas Price (21 September 1967 – 21 April 2002) was the original host of British celebrity news show Liquid News.
Price was adopted shortly after birth by a couple in Norfolk. In hi...
Dorothy Lawrence
Dorothy Lawrence (4 October 1896 – October 1964) was an English reporter, who secretly posed as a man to become a soldier during World War I.
Lawrence was born in Hendon, Middlesex, of parents unk...
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Amanda Mealing
Amanda Jane Mealing (born 22 April 1968) is a British actress best known for playing Connie Beauchamp in the BBC One medical dramas Holby City and Casualty.
The only adopted member of her family, ...
Graham Kirkham, Baron Kirkham
Graham Kirkham, Baron Kirkham, CVO (born 14 December 1944 in Doncaster), is an English businessman famous for founding sofa retailer DFS.Previously Executive Chairman of DFS Furniture Company Ltd, Kir...
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