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Black, Cilla [real name Priscilla White] (1943–2015), singer and television presenter

Johnny Rogan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Voice. 2469 words.

Black, Cilla [real name Priscilla White] (1943–2015), singer and television presenter, was born on 27 May 1943 at 380 Scotland Road, Liverpool, the daughter of John Patrick White...

Cooper, Joseph Elliott Needham (1912–2001), musician and broadcaster

Stephen Follows.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Keyboard. 1354 words.

Cooper, Joseph Elliott Needham (1912–2001), musician and broadcaster, was born on 7 October 1912, at Southdene, Southfield Road, Westbury-on-Trym, near Bristol, the youngest of the three...

Cotton, William Edward [Billy] (1899–1969), bandleader and radio and television broadcaster

Anthony Wills.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Conducting. 905 words.

Cotton, William Edward [Billy] (1899–1969), bandleader and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 27 May 1899 at 31 New Tothill Street, Westminster, London, the youngest of the ten...

Culshaw, John Royds (1924–1980), record producer and television executive

Peter Martland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1179 words.

Culshaw, John Royds (1924–1980), record producer and television executive, was born on 28 May 1924 at 47 Lethbridge Road, Southport, Lancashire, one of at least two children of Percy Ellis...

Dove, Evelyn Mary (1902–1987), singer and actress

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Radio; Voice; Television. 889 words.

Dove, Evelyn Mary (1902–1987), singer and actress, was born on 11 January 1902 at the Lying-in Hospital, Endell Street, London, the daughter of Francis Dove (d. 1949), a barrister born in...

Driver, Betty Mary (1920–2011), singer and actress

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Television. 1064 words.

Driver, Betty Mary (1920–2011), singer and actress, was born on 20 May 1920 at the nursing home at 11 Prebend Street, Leicester, the elder daughter of Frederick Andrew Driver (1895–1970),...

Drummond, Sir John Richard Gray (1934–2006), television producer, broadcaster, and music administrator

Humphrey Burton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 2743 words.

Drummond, Sir John Richard Gray (1934–2006), television producer, broadcaster, and music administrator, was born on 25 November 1934 at 64 Holland Park, London, the only child of Archibald...

Faith, Adam (1940–2003), singer and actor

Spencer Leigh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Television. 2107 words.

Faith, Adam (1940–2003), singer and actor, was born Terence Nelhams Wright on 23 June 1940 at 4 Churchfield Road East, Acton, London, the third of five children of Alfred Richard (Alf)...

Fletcher, Cyril Trevellian (1913–2005), comedian and impresario

Michael Pointon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Television. 1462 words.

Fletcher, Cyril Trevellian (1913–2005), comedian and impresario, was born on 25 June 1913 at Dunoon, Hagden Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, the only son and younger child of George Trevellian...

Heath, (Seifield) Gordon (1918–1991), actor and folk-singer

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Television. 809 words.

Heath, (Seifield) Gordon (1918–1991), actor and folk-singer, was born on 20 September 1918 in New York city, the son of Cyril Gordon Heath, originally from Barbados, and his wife, Hattie, n...

Jones, David Thomas [Davy] (1945–2012), singer and actor

Johnny Rogan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Voice; Television. 1032 words.

Jones, David Thomas [Davy] (1945–2012), singer and actor, was born on 30 December 1945 at St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, the son of Thomas Harry Jones (d. 1968), a locomotive fitter, and...

Kington, Miles Beresford (1941–2008), humorist, jazz critic, and broadcaster

Gill Coleridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Journalism; Music Criticism and Journalism. 1512 words.

Kington, Miles Beresford (1941–2008), humorist, jazz critic, and broadcaster, was born on 13 May 1941 at Down County Infirmary, Downpatrick, co. Down, the elder son of William Beresford...

Lloyd, Albert Lancaster (1908–1982), ethnomusicologist and radio and television broadcaster

Vic Gammon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Music Education and Pedagogy; Education. 1256 words.

Lloyd, Albert Lancaster (1908–1982), ethnomusicologist and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 February 1908 at 136A Trevelyan Road, off Tooting High Street, London, the son of...

Moore, Dudley Stuart John (1935–2002), actor, musician, and composer

David Parkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Composition; Keyboard; Television. 2511 words.

Moore, Dudley Stuart John (1935–2002), actor, musician, and composer, was born on 19 April 1935 at Charing Cross Hospital, London, the son of John (Jock) Moore (born John Havlin; d. 1971),...

O'Shea [married name Rollo], Teresa Mary [Tessie] (1913–1995), singer and actress

Frances Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Voice; Film; Television. 936 words.

O'Shea [married name Rollo], Teresa Mary [Tessie] (1913–1995), singer and actress, was born on 13 March 1913 at 61 Plantagenet Street, Cardiff, the daughter of James Peter O'Shea, a...

Russell, Henry Kenneth Alfred [Ken] (1927–2011), film, television, and opera director

Brian Hoyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Film. 3222 words.

Russell, Henry Kenneth Alfred [Ken] (1927–2011), film, television, and opera director, was born on 3 July 1927 at 31 Belmont Road, Southampton, the elder son of Adolphus Henry Russell...

Secombe, Sir Harry Donald (1921–2001), entertainer

Dennis Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Voice; Film; Television. 3189 words.

Secombe, Sir Harry Donald (1921–2001), entertainer, was born in Swansea on 8 September 1921, the younger son and third of four children of Frederick Ernest Secombe, a commercial traveller...

Shepley [née Humphrey], Ida (1908–1975), actress and singer

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Voice; Film; Television. 963 words.

Shepley [née Humphrey], Ida (1908–1975), actress and singer, was born Ida Mary Humphrey on 9 December 1908 at 22 West Street, Monks Coppenhall, Nantwich, Cheshire, the daughter of Clement...

Thackray, John Philip [Jake] (1938–2002), singer and songwriter

Robb Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Voice; Television. 1072 words.

Thackray, John Philip [Jake] (1938–2002), singer and songwriter, was born on 27 February 1938 at the maternity hospital, Leeds, Yorkshire, the son of Ernest Thackray, police constable, and...

Williams, Andy

Bruce J. Evensen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Voice. 1317 words.

Williams, Andy (3 Dec. 1927–25 Sept. 2012), pop singer and television star, was born Howard Andrew Williams, the fourth of five sons and a daughter, born to Jay Emerson Williams, a railway...