Tag: Scottish Ancestry

Jackson Pollock

(1912–1956) Paul Jackson Pollock The artist’s works: Naked Man with Knife c.1938–1940 Tate Britain, London Number 5, 1950 1950 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Brown and Silver I 1951 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Born January 28 1912 Cody, WY (USA) Died August 11 1956…

John Ruskin

(1819–1900) The artist’s works: Snow Capped Alps c.1845–1849 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Budding Sycamore 1875 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Sketches of a secretary vulture s.d. Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Works: • A Joy For Ever (English) • Aratra Pentelici (English)…

Erik Satie

(1866–1925) Éric Alfred Leslie Satie Works: • Trois Gymnopédies (1888) • Six Gnossiennes (1890-97) • Trois morceaux en forme de poire (1911) • Sports et Divertissements (1914) • Parade (1917) • Socrate (1919) Erik Satie in Art: Valadon, Suzanne (1865-1938)…

Robert Browning

(1812–1889) Works: • A Blot in the ‘Scutcheon (English) • An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning’s Poetry (English) • Browning’s Shorter Poems (English) • Christmas Eve (English) • Dramatic Romances (English) • Life and Letters of Robert Browning…

Hugh Grant

(1960) Hugh John Mungo Grant Filmography as Actor: The Remains of the Day 1993 Director: James Ivory Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson     Notting Hill 1999 Director: Roger Michell Starring: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant   Born September 9 1960 Hammersmith, London (England) Occupation Actor Producer…

Ben Jonson

(1572–1637) Benjamin Jonson Works: • A Tale of a Tub (English) • Bartholomew Fair (1614) • Cynthia’s Revels (English) • Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems (English) • Epicoene; Or, The Silent Woman (English) • Every Man…

Alan Young

(1919–2016) Angus Young Filmography as Actor: The Time Machine 1960 Director: George Pal Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young   Born November 19 1919 North Shields (England) Died May 19 2016 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Award Emmy Hollywood Walk of Fame

Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850–1894) Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson Works: • Aarresaari (Finnish) • A Child’s Garden of Verses (English) • A Christmas Sermon (English) • A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa (English) • A Lowden Sabbath Morn (English) •…

Lana Turner

(1921–1995) Julia Jean Turner Filmography as Actress: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1941 Director: Victor Fleming Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman   Born February 8 1921 Wallace, ID (USA) Died June 29 1995 Century City, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death…

Mary Steenburgen

(1953) Mary Nell Steenburgen Filmography as Actress: Book Club 2018 Director: Bill Holderman Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda   Born February 8 1953 Newport, AR (USA) Husband (1980-1990) Malcolm McDowell (1943) Occupation Actress Singer Songwriter Awards Academy Award Golden Globe Screen Actors Guild…