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Harris, Sir Sidney West (1876–1962), civil servant and film censor

R. M. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1267 words.

Harris, Sir Sidney West (1876–1962), civil servant and film censor, was born on 10 October 1876 at the family home, 85 Crawford Street, Marylebone, London, the son of George Harris, a...

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Porter, Nyree Dawn (1936–2001), actress

Verena Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; UK Politics; Television. 1410 words.

Porter, Nyree Dawn (1936–2001), actress, was born on 22 January 1936 in Napier, New Zealand, the first daughter and first child of Kenneth Norman Porter, master butcher and property...

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