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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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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 (1886–1940), filmmaker and adventurer

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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Mawer, June Knox- [née June Ellis] (1930–2006), writer and broadcaster

Sue MacGregor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Literature. 968 words.

Mawer, June Knox- [née June Ellis] (1930–2006), writer and broadcaster, was born on 10 May 1930 at 27 Acton Rise in Acton Garden Village in rural Denbighshire, the only daughter and elder...

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