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Albert, Eddie

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Theatre. 1100 words.

Albert, Eddie (22 April 1906–26 May 2005), actor and environmental activist, was born Edward Albert Heimberger in Rock Island, Illinois, the son of Frank Daniel Heimberger, a realtor, and...

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Caras, Roger

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Film; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1308 words.

Caras, Roger (24 May 1928–18 February 2001), animal rights activist, Hollywood executive, and naturalist, was born in Methuen, a rural Massachusetts town around thirty miles north of...

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Close [married name Neame], Ivy Lilian (1890–1968), beauty queen and film actress

Mark Rowland-Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History. 679 words.

Close [married name Neame], Ivy Lilian (1890–1968), beauty queen and film actress, was born in Stockton-on-Tees, co. Durham, on 15 June 1890, the elder daughter and one of four children of...

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Denis [née Holdsworth], Michaela [other married name Michaela Lindsay, Lady Lindsay] (1914–2003), writer and wildlife film-maker

Caroline Boucher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Film. 1331 words.

Denis [née Holdsworth], Michaela [other married name Michaela Lindsay, Lady Lindsay] (1914–2003), writer and wildlife film-maker, is thought to have been born in London on 28 August 1914....

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Furness, Betty

Donna L. Halper.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Social and Cultural History; Film. 1317 words.

Furness, Betty (03 January 1916–02 April 1994), actress, product spokesperson, and consumer advocate, was born Elizabeth Mary (Betty) Furness in New York City to George Choate Furness, an...

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Gray [married name Rix], Elspet Jeans MacGregor-, Lady Rix [known as Elspet Gray] (1929–2013), actress and charity campaigner

Ian Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1459 words.

Gray [married name Rix], Elspet Jeans MacGregor-, Lady Rix [known as Elspet Gray] (1929–2013), actress and charity campaigner, was born on 12 April 1929 at 35 Southside Road, Inverness, the...

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Greville, (Charles Guy) Fulke [performing name Michael Brooke], seventh earl of Warwick and seventh Earl Brooke (1911–1984), socialite and actor

Matthew Kilburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History. 2497 words.

Greville, (Charles Guy) Fulke [performing name Michael Brooke], seventh earl of Warwick and seventh Earl Brooke (1911–1984), socialite and actor, was born on 4 March 1911 at 13a Lower...

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Jarman, (Michael) Derek Elworthy (1942–1994), film-maker, painter, and campaigner for homosexual rights

Stephen Bury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Film; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1537 words.

Jarman, (Michael) Derek Elworthy (1942–1994), film-maker, painter, and campaigner for homosexual rights, was born on 31 January 1942 at the Victoria Nursing Home, Pinner Hill, Middlesex,...

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Johnson, Osa

Dennis Wepman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Film; Education; Biographical Studies. 1168 words.

Johnson, Osa (14 March 1894–07 January 1953), author, lecturer, and film producer, was born Osa Helen Leighty in Chanute, Kansas, the daughter of William Sherman Leighty, a railroad...

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Kadar, Jan

Mary Hurd.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Film. 1127 words.

Kadar, Jan (01 April 1918–01 June 1979), film director, was born in Budapest, Hungary, and raised in Lucenec, a Slovak town occupied by Hungarians. His parents’ names are unknown. He...

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