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Alexander, Michael Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 216 words.

Born 20 Nov. 1920; s of late Rear-Adm. Charles Otway Alexander and Antonia Geermans; m 1963, Sarah Wignall (marr. diss.); one adopted d; died 19 Dec. 2004

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Attenborough, Sir David (Frederick)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 755 words.

OM 2005; CH 1996; Kt 1985; CVO 1991; CBE 1974; FRS 1983; FLS; FSA

Born 8 May 1926; s of late Frederick Levi Attenborough and Mary Attenborough (née Cleggs); ...

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Blessed, Brian

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 334 words.

OBE 2016

Born 9 Oct. 1936; s of William Blessed and Hilda Blessed (née Wall); m 1st, Anne Bomann (marr. diss.); one d; 2nd, 1978, Hildegard Neil (née...

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Brown, Joe

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Education; World History; Travel and Holiday; Business Finance. 161 words.

CBE 2011 (MBE 1975)

Born 26 Sept. 1930; s of J. Brown, Longsight, Manchester; m 1957, Valerie Gray; two d

freelance guide and climber, and film...

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Carse, (Verner) Duncan

G. Hattersley-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1219 words.

Carse, (Verner) Duncan (1913–2004), polar explorer and broadcaster, was born on 28 July 1913 at 35 Castletown Road, Fulham, London, the son of (Andreas) Duncan Carse, artist, and his wife,...

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Cooper, Merian Coldwell

Paul M. Jensen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Film. 2163 words.

Cooper, Merian Coldwell (24 October 1893–21 April 1973), filmmaker and adventurer, was born in Jacksonville, Florida, the son of John C. Cooper, a lawyer, and Mary Coldwell. He attended the...

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Grylls, Edward, (Bear)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; World History; Travel and Holiday. 280 words.

Born 7 June 1974; s of Sir (William) Michael (John) Grylls and Sally Grylls; m 2000, Shara Cannings Knight; three s

television presenter and author; Chief...

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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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MacInnes, Hamish

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday; Architecture; Art. 256 words.

OBE 1979; BEM

Born 7 July 1930

Founder and Leader, Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team, 1960–94; author and film consultant, major movies; Director, Glencoe...

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Malins, Geoffrey Herbert

Roger Smither.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Film. 1662 words.

Malins, Geoffrey Herbert (1886–1940), filmmaker and adventurer, was born Arthur Herbert Malins at 27 Russell Street, Hastings, Sussex, on 18 November 1886, one of six surviving sons of...

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