Tag: Knight Bachelor

Lawrence Alma-Tadema

(1836–1912) Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA The artist’s works: Cleopatra at Philae c.1855–1912 Victoria and Albert Museum, London The Education of the Children of Clovis 1861 Private collection An Egyptian in a Doorway 1865 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Egyptian Chess…

Sir Arthur Evans

(1851–1941) Sir Arthur John Evans, FRS Works: • Anthropology and the Classics (English) Born July 8 1851 Nash Mills (England) Died July 11 1941 Youlbury (England) Occupation Archaeologist Journalist Writer Award Fellow of the Royal Society Title Knight Bachelor (1911)

Sir Anthony van Dyck

(1599–1641) Antoon van Dyck Anthonie Vandyke The artist’s works: Portrait of a Married Couple c.1617–1618 Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Betrayal of Christ c.1618–1620 Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis Mucius Scaevola before Lars Porsenna c.1618–1620 Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest The Betrayal of…

Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

(1561–1626) Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban also known as Lord Verulam Works: • Bacon’s Essays, and Wisdom of the Ancients (English) • Filosofiset mietelmät (Finnish) • Novum Organum (English) • Of Gardens (English) • The Advancement of Learning…

John Hurt

(1940–2017) Sir John Vincent Hurt, CBE Filmography as Actor: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born January 22 1940 Chesterfield (England) Died January 25 2017 Cromer (England) Cause of death Cancer (pancreatic) Occupation Actor…

Alexander Korda

(1893–1956) Sir Alexander Korda, born Sándor László Kellner Filmography as Director: That Hamilton Woman 1941 Director: Alexander Korda Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier     Filmography as Producer: Anna Karenina 1948 Director: Julien Duvivier Starring: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson   Born September 16…

Ridley Scott

(1937) Sir Ridley Scott Filmography as Director: Thelma & Louise 1991 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis     Hannibal 2001 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore   Born November 30 1937 South Shields (England) Occupation Film Director Producer Awards BAFTA David…

Michael Caine

(1933) Sir Michael Caine, CBE born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr. Filmography as Actor: Educating Rita 1983 Director: Lewis Gilbert Starring: Michael Caine, Julie Walters   Born March 14 1933 Rotherhithe, London (England) Occupation Actor Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards European Film Award Golden…

Noël Coward

(1899–1973) Sir Noël Peirce Coward Musical works: • Words and Music of Noel Coward (Songs from the 20s, 30s & 40s) Filmography as Writer: Burton and Taylor 2013 Director: Richard Laxton Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Dominic West     Filmography as Actor: Around…

Michael Redgrave

(1908–1985) Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave, CBE   Born March 20 1908 Bristol (England) Died March 21 1985 Denham, Buckinghamshire (England) Cause of death Parkinson’s disease Wife (1935-1985) Rachel Kempson (1910-2003) Daughter Vanessa Redgrave (1937) Son-in-law Tony Richardson (1928-1991) Granddaughter Natasha Richardson (1963-2009) Grandson-in-law Liam…