Tag: University of Cambridge

Iain Softley

(1956) Iain Declan Softley Filmography as Director: The Wings of the Dove 1997 Director: Iain Softley Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache   Born October 28 1956 Chiswick, London (England) Occupation Film director Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer

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…

Christopher Marlowe

(1564–1593) Works: • Accurs’d be he that first invented war! (English) • Edward the Second (English) • Hero and Leander and Other Poems (English) • Hero and Leander and Other Poems (Latin) • I Must Have Wanton Poets (English) •…

William Makepeace Thackeray

(1811–1863) Works: • A Little Dinner at Timmins’s (English) • Ballads (English) • Barry Lyndon (English) • Burlesques (English) • Catherine: a Story (English) • Doctor Birch and His Young Friends (English) • George Cruikshank (English) • Henry Esmondin historia…

Karel Reisz

(1926–2002) Filmography as Director: Isadora 1968 Director: Karel Reisz Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, John Fraser   Born July 21 1926 Ostrava (Czech Republic) Died November 25 2002 Camden, London (England) Occupation Film director Award BAFTA

Leo Genn

(1905–1978) Leopold John Genn Filmography as Actor: Caesar and Cleopatra 1945 Director: Gabriel Pascal Starring: Vivien Leigh, Claude Rains     Quo Vadis 1951 Director: Mervyn LeRoy Starring: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr   Born August 9 1905 London (England) Died January 26 1978 London (England) Cause of death…

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…

Stephen Fry

(1957) Stephen John Fry Filmography as Actor: Wilde 1997 Director: Brian Gilbert Starring: Stephen Fry, Jude Law   Born August 24 1957 Hampstead, London (England) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Novelist Playwright Writer Award Screen Actors Guild Award

Emma Thompson

(1959) Dame Emma Thompson, DBE Filmography as Actress: The Remains of the Day 1993 Director: James Ivory Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson   Born April 15 1959 Paddington, London (England) Husband (1989-1995) Kenneth Branagh (1960) Occupation Actress Screenwriter Writer Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards Emmy…

Stephen Frears

(1941) Stephen Arthur Frears Filmography as Director: Dangerous Liaisons 1988 Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich     Hero 1992 Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis     The Queen 2006 Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen   Born June…