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Kirk Baily
Saturday, 2nd February 1963 - Monday, 28th February 2022 (59)
Lynda Baron
Friday, 24th March 1939 - Saturday, 5th March 2022 (82)
British actress, dancer and singer of stage and screen. Trained as a ballet dancer and made her debut aged 16 in pantomime. In 1958 she was on stage in Living for Pleasure and joined Kenneth Williams in the long running review, One Over the Eight. Has appeared in Eastenders and Doctor Who but probably best remembered as the buxom Nurse Gladys Emmanuel, the object of Arkwright's desire in the comedy series, Open All hours (she wore padding to fill out the curves).
Johnny Brown
Friday, 11th June 1937 - Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 (84)
Veronica Carlson
Monday, 18th September 1944 - Sunday, 27th February 2022 (77)
After some minor roles in films she became associated with Hammer Horror for whom she made three pictures and much on British TV in the 60s and 70s.
Tim Considine
Tuesday, 31st December 1940 - Thursday, 3rd March 2022 (81)
Angela Crow
Friday, 13th December 1935 - Thursday, 3rd March 2022 (86)
Ned Eisenberg
Sunday, 13th January 1957 - Sunday, 27th February 2022 (65)
Ed Garner
Sunday, 15th October 1944 - Saturday, 5th March 2022 (77)
Conrad Janis
Saturday, 11th February 1928 - Tuesday, 1st March 2022 (94)
Alan Ladd Jr.
Film Studio Head/Producer
Friday, 22nd October 1937 - Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 (84)
The son of actor Alan Ladd, 'Laddie' started his career as an actor's agent with CMA but soon moved into film production which lead to increasingly more powerful positions at 20th Century Fox. In this capacity he championed such cultural touchstones as Star Wars and Alien. In 1979 he struck out on his own forming The Ladd Company which enjoyed success with the likes of Blade Runner and the Police Academy franchise as well as Academy Award winners, The Right Stuff, Chariots of Fire and Gone Baby Gone.
Rodney Marsh
Tuesday, 4th November 1947 - Friday, 4th March 2022 (74)
Australian cricketer whose career ran through the 1970s and 1980s. A wicket keeper and decent middle order batsman of stocky build he was nevertheless very acrobatic enabling him to claim 350 test dismissals at one time the highest and still the 4th highest ever. Marsh, along with pace bowlers Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thompson, formed a fearsome trio. Awarded an MBE in 1981he moved into broadcasting followed by responsibility for coaching of the entire Australian Cricket National Teams.
Denroy Morgan
1946 - Thursday, 3rd March 2022
Joseph Parra
- Friday, 4th March 2022
Mitchell Ryan
Thursday, 11th January 1934 - Friday, 4th March 2022 (88)
John Stahl
Tuesday, 23rd June 1953 - Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 (68)
Stage actor who scored some memorable TV roles in Take the High Road and Game of Thrones. Received a Best Actor award for his work in the 1997 play Anna Weiss.
Bob Thompson
1950 - Saturday, 5th March 2022
Tony Walton
Art Director/Costume Designer
Wednesday, 24th October 1934 - Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 (87)
Shane Warne
Saturday, 13th September 1969 - Friday, 4th March 2022 (52)
Former Australian cricketer widely regarded as the greatest leg spinner in crickets history. His career ran through the nineties into the naughties. The art of leg spinning was fading and Warne is acknowledged as breathing fresh life into it.His delivery to England Captain Mike Gatting in 1990 is widely known as 'the ball of the century' Numerous awards such as Worlds Best Cricketer followed and until 2007 held record for most test wickets 708 and finished career with over 1000 Blond beach boy looks and confidence ensured he had a colorful private life. After retiring Warne continued his links to cricket as a Sky Sports commentator.
Bob Wellings
TV Presenter/Reporter
Sunday, 1st April 1934 - Tuesday, 1st March 2022 (87)
Wellings made his debut with About Anglia and soon moved over to the BBC joining the roster of presenters on the nightly Nationwide show, a mix of local interest stories and news. Endeared himself to the nation by famously failing to quit smoking as his peers succeeded.
William "Bill" White
WWII Veteran
Saturday, 31st July 1915 - Friday, 4th March 2022 (106)
Nobuyuki Yasumaru
Speical Effects Technician
Thursday, 24th January 1935 - Tuesday, 1st March 2022 (87)
Model maker and suit designer at the Toho studios from 1967, worked on many monster suits for the Godzilla series.
Nick Zedd
Thursday, 8th May 1958 - Sunday, 27th February 2022 (63)
Unique purveyor of proudly amateurish subversive cinema guaranteed to offend Aunt Edna.