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Barker, Ronald William George [Ronnie] (1929–2005), actor and comedian

Edward Leeson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Television; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2215 words.

Barker, Ronald William George [Ronnie] (1929–2005), actor and comedian, was born on 25 September 1929 at 70 Garfield Street, Bedford, the only son and second of the three children of...

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Barnes, Sir George Reginald (1904–1960), radio and television director and college head

Laurence Gilliam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Television; Radio. 1314 words.

Barnes, Sir George Reginald (1904–1960), radio and television director and college head, was born in Byfleet, Surrey, on 13 September 1904, the son of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes...

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Blake, Harrison Gray Otis

Joseph J. Moldenhauer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Education. 1424 words.

Blake, Harrison Gray Otis (10 April 1816–18 April 1898), teacher and editor, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Francis Blake, a successful lawyer, and Elizabeth Augusta...

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Boyd, Julian Parks

Herbert E. Sloan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Education; History. 1104 words.

Boyd, Julian Parks (03 November 1903–28 May 1980), documentary editor and historian, was born in Converse, South Carolina, the son of Robert J. Boyd, a railroad telegrapher, and Melona...

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Brownrigg, Thomas Marcus (1902–1967), naval officer and television company executive

Barrie MacDonald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Television. 1682 words.

Brownrigg, Thomas Marcus (1902–1967), naval officer and television company executive, was born on 8 July 1902 at Homeleigh, Shooters Hill, Plumstead, London, the son of Major, later...

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Bucknell, Robert Barraby [Barry] (1912–2003), television presenter

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; Television. 958 words.

Bucknell, Robert Barraby [Barry] (1912–2003), television presenter, was born at 61 King Henry's Road, Hampstead, London, on 26 January 1912, the elder son and eldest of four children of...

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Bukht, (Mirza) Michael John [pseud. Michael Barry] (1941–2011), broadcasting executive, television presenter, and cookery writer

Michael Leapman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 993 words.

Bukht, (Mirza) Michael John [pseud. Michael Barry] (1941–2011), broadcasting executive, television presenter, and cookery writer, was born on 10 September 1941 at Ynysarwed Farm, Resolven,...

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Buxton, Aubrey Leland Oakes, Baron Buxton of Alsa (1918–2009), television executive and conservationist

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 967 words.

Buxton, Aubrey Leland Oakes, Baron Buxton of Alsa (1918–2009), television executive and conservationist, was born at 153 Banbury Road, Oxford, on 15 July 1918, the younger son and third of...

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Crawley, Aidan Merivale (1908–1993), politician and television executive

Matthew Parris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; UK Politics. 1758 words.

Crawley, Aidan Merivale (1908–1993), politician and television executive, was born on 10 April 1908 at the vicarage, Benenden, near Cranbrook, Kent, the third of the five children of Arthur...

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Dobbs

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 0 words.

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