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Ackroyd, Sir Timothy Robert Whyte

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 273 words.

3rd Bt cr 1956, of Dewsbury, West Riding of Yorkshire

Born 7 Oct. 1958; er s of Sir John Robert Whyte Ackroyd, 2nd Bt and Jennifer Eileen McLeod (d 1997...

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Acosta Quesada, Carlos Yunior, (Carlos Acosta)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 256 words.

CBE 2014

Born Havana, Cuba, 1973; partner, Charlotte Holland; one d

ballet dancer; Principal Guest Artist, Royal Ballet, 2003–15

Trained...

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Adams, Don

Richard H. Gentile.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Television. 2142 words.

Adams, Don (13 April 1923–25 September 2005), comedian and actor, was born Donald James Yarmy in New York City, the second of the three children of William Yarmy, a restaurant manager, and...

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Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Television. 980 words.

Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor, was born in Georgetown, British Guiana, the son of Robert Adams, boat builder. He was educated at St Stephen's Scots School, later St Joseph's...

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Adie, Kathryn, (Kate)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 269 words.

OBE 1993

Born 19 Sept. 1945; d of late Babe Dunnet (née Issitt), and adopted d of late John Wilfrid Adie and Maud Adie (née Fambely)

DL; author and...

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Adler, Luther

Shawn Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Theatre. 1563 words.

Adler, Luther (04 May 1903–08 December 1984), stage, film, and television actor, was born in New York City, the son of Jacob Pavlovich Adler, founder of the American Yiddish theater...

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Adler, Sara

Edna Nahshon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Theatre. 883 words.

Adler, Sara (1860?–28 April 1953), actress, was born in Odessa, Ukraine, the daughter of Ellye Levitzky and Pessye (maiden name unknown), merchants. She attended a Russian school, where she...

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Adler, Stella

Mark Fearnow.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Theatre. 1342 words.

Adler, Stella (10 February 1901–21 December 1992), actress and acting teacher, was born in New York City, the daughter of Jacob Adler, an actor, and Sara Levitzky Adler, an actress and...

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Adrian, Max

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 340 words.

Born Ireland, 1 Nov. 1903; s of Edward Norman Cavendish Bor and Mabel Lloyd Thornton; died 19 Jan. 1973

actor

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Adrian, Max [real name Max Bor] (1903–1973), actor

John Elsom.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film. 1334 words.

Adrian, Max [real name Max Bor] (1903–1973), actor, was born on 1 November 1903 in northern Ireland, the son of Edward Norman Cavendish Bor and his wife, Mabel Lloyd, née Thornton. He was...

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