Doctor Dolittle 1967 (UK) premiere

by nightopeningfan | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Tuesday December 12th, Odeon London Marble Arch 10 Edgware Rd, London W2 2EN, United Kingdom

1. Anthony Newley

Actor | Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?

Anthony Newley was born in Hackney, London, England, to Frances Grace Newley and George Kirby, a shipping clerk. He was attracted to acting, after seeing an ad for a child actor in a Fleet Street window. He attended the Italia Conti Stage School from the age of 14 and, two years later, played the ...

2. Joan Collins

Actress | Dynasty

Joan Collins was born on May 23, 1933 in Paddington, London, England as Joan Henrietta Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Dynasty (1981), Empire of the Ants (1977) and Land of the Pharaohs (1955). She has been married to Percy Gibson since February 17, 2002. She was previously ...

3. John Mills

Actor | The Family Way

Sir John Mills, one of the most popular and beloved English actors, was born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills on February 22, 1908, at the Watts Naval Training College in North Elmham, Norfolk, England. The young Mills grew up in Felixstowe, Suffolk, where his father was a mathematics teacher and his ...

4. Mary Hayley Bell

Writer | Scott of the Antarctic

Mary Hayley Bell was born on January 22, 1911 in Shanghai, China. She was a writer and actress, known for Scott of the Antarctic (1948), Gypsy Girl (1966) and The Winged Boy. She was married to John Mills. She died on December 1, 2005 in Denham, Buckinghamshire, England.

5. Queen Elizabeth II

The Good Life

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on April 21, 1926, in London England to the second son of George V -- Albert, Duke of York and the Duchess of York, the former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Her sister Princess Margaret was born 4 years later. In 1936, when she was 10, her uncle, King Edward ...

6. Lionel Bart

Soundtrack | From Russia with Love

The son of a Jewish Tailor in London's working class East End young Lionel had no formal musical education and never learned musical notation but his music teacher at school declared him to be a genius. He gained a scholarship to St Martin's School of Art at age 16 and started work as a set painter...

7. Rex Harrison

Actor | My Fair Lady

Rex Harrison was born Reginald Carey Harrison in Huyton, Lancashire, England, to Edith Mary (Carey) and William Reginald Harrison, a cotton broker. He changed his name to Rex as a young boy, knowing it was the Latin word for "King". Starting out on his theater career at age 18, his first job at the ...

8. Samantha Eggar

Actress | The Collector

Samantha Eggar was born on March 5, 1939 in Hampstead, London, England as Victoria Louise Samantha Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar. She is an actress, known for The Collector (1965), Hercules (1997) and The Astronaut's Wife (1999). She was previously married to Tom Stern.

9. Tom Stern

Actor | Clay Pigeon

Tom Stern was born on November 24, 1932 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Clay Pigeon (1971), The Devil's Brigade (1968) and Angels from Hell (1968). He was previously married to Samantha Eggar.

10. William Dix

Actor | The Nanny

William Dix was born on January 29, 1955 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Nanny (1965), Doctor Dolittle (1967) and Superstition (2001).

11. Roddy McDowall

Actor | Fright Night

Roddy McDowall was born in Herne Hill, London, England, to Winifriede Lucinda (Corcoran), an Irish-born aspiring actress, and Thomas Andrew McDowall, a merchant seaman. Roddy was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family (1938), ...

12. Sybil Williams

Actress | The Last Days of Dolwyn

Sybil Williams was born on March 27, 1929 in Tylorstown, Glamorganshire, Wales. She was an actress, known for Woman of Dolwyn (1949), The David Susskind Show (1958) and The Merv Griffin Show (1962). She was married to Jordan Christopher and Richard Burton. She died on March 7, 2013 in Manhattan, ...

13. Julie Driscoll

Soundtrack | Sightseers

Julie Driscoll was born on June 8, 1947 in London, England. She has been married to Keith Tippett since November 28, 1970.

14. Rachel Roberts

Actress | Murder on the Orient Express

Beautiful, swift and tough-tongued British character actress Rachel Roberts gained notice for her roles on the English stage, before she hit it largely in films. Born in Wales and married to actor Rex Harrison in 1962, Roberts made her film debut in a key role in J. Lee Thompson's Young and Willing...

15. Petula Clark

Soundtrack | Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Petula Clark was a star at the age of 11. She starred in British concert halls and on BBC radio singing for the troops during WWII. She was a child star in a series of British films from the end of WWII through to the early 1950s,and by 1954 was having hit records. After a move to France in 1960, ...

16. Claude Wolff

Producer | Petula

Claude Wolff is known for his work on 'Petula (1968)' as a producer and and 'Here's Lucy (1968)' as an actor.

He has been married to Petula Clark since June 8, 1961. They have three children, including Kathy Wolff. Both Claude and Petula live in France and continue their music careers to this day.

17. Sheila Sim

Actress | A Canterbury Tale

Sheila Sim was born on June 5, 1922 in Liverpool, Lancashire [now in Merseyside], England as Sheila Beryl Grant Sim. She was an actress, known for A Canterbury Tale (1944), West of Zanzibar (1954) and Dear Mr. Prohack (1949). She was married to Richard Attenborough. She died on January 19, 2016 in ...

18. Yvonne Romain

Actress | The Last of Sheila

Yvonne Romain was born on February 17, 1938 in London, England as Yvonne Adelaide Warren. She is an actress, known for The Last of Sheila (1973), Corridors of Blood (1958) and The Swinger (1966). She has been married to Leslie Bricusse since October 18, 1958. They have one child.

19. Leslie Bricusse

Soundtrack | Doctor Dolittle

Leslie Bricusse was born on January 29, 1931 in London, England. He has been married to Yvonne Romain since October 18, 1958. They have one child.

20. Richard Attenborough

Actor | Jurassic Park

Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. ...

21. Peter Bull

Actor | Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

He was born 21st March 1912 in London, the fourth son of Sir William James Bull M.P. and Lillian Heather Brandon. Educated at Winchester College, he started in journalism before studying for the stage with Elsie Fogerty and made his stage debut at London's Shaftsbury Theatre in As You Like It on ...

22. Muriel Landers

Actress | Doctor Dolittle

Muriel Landers was born on October 27, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Doctor Dolittle (1967), Musical Comedy Time (1950) and The Red Skelton Hour (1951). She was married to Ernest Richman. She died on February 19, 1977 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

23. Geoffrey Holder

Actor | Annie

Dancer, choreographer and actor Geoffrey Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, into a middle-class family. One of four children, he was taught painting and dancing by his older brother Boscoe Holder, whose dance troupe, the Holder Dance Company, the young Geoffrey joined ...

24. Portia Nelson

Actress | The Sound of Music

Portia Nelson was born on May 27, 1920 in Brigham City, Utah, USA as Betty Mae Nelson. She was an actress, known for The Sound of Music (1965), Doctor Dolittle (1967) and The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Chinese Junk (1967). She died on March 6, 2001 in New York City, New York, USA.

25. Norma Varden

Actress | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

The daughter of a retired sea captain and his much-younger wife, actress Norma Varden was born and raised in turn-of-the-century London. A piano prodigy, she studied in Paris and appeared in concert in England during her teenage years. Acting, however, became her career of choice, studying at the ...

26. Ginny Tyler

Actress | Space Ghost

Ginny Tyler was born on August 8, 1925 in Berkeley, California, USA as Merrie Virginia Erlandson. She is known for her work on Space Ghost (1966), Doctor Dolittle (1967) and The Sword in the Stone (1963). She was married to Albert Jacobson and Lowell Fenton. She died on July 13, 2012 in Issaquah, ...

27. Jack Raine

Actor | The Middle Watch

Jack Raine was born on May 18, 1897 in Willesden, London, England as Thomas Foster Raine. He was an actor, known for The Middle Watch (1930), Julius Caesar (1953) and The Green Finger (1946). He was married to Theodora Moreau Wilson, Sonia Somers and Binnie Hale. He died on May 30, 1979 in South ...

28. Bob Winters

Actor | Delirium

Bob Winters is an actor, known for Delirium (1979), Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964) and The George Jessel Show (1953).

29. Queenie Leonard

Actress | Alice in Wonderland

Pearl Walker (Queenie Leonard), actress and singer was born on 7 April 1905. She had already amassed 20 years of stage and screen experience when, in 1941, she made the first of more than 30 Hollywood films. She also appeared in cabaret in England and in the United States, starred in a one-woman ...

30. Richard Fleischer

Director | Soylent Green

Richard Fleischer was born on December 8, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Soylent Green (1973), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and The Vikings (1958). He was married to Mary Dickson. He died on March 25, 2006 in Woodland Hills, Los ...

31. Arthur P. Jacobs

Producer | Planet of the Apes

Arthur P. Jacobs is best known for producing the "Planet of the Apes" series. He bought the rights to Pierre Boulle's novel Monkey Planet in 1963. Many film studios passed on the project, stating that the concept was unfilmable. Jacobs persevered, and the film was released in 1968 to wide popular ...

32. Lionel Newman

Music_department | Hello, Dolly!

Lionel Newman was the youngest of a triumvirate of accomplished virtuosos, composers and conductors, who dominated the music department at 20th Century Fox for more than four decades. Already a highly regarded pianist by the age of 15, Lionel went on the national vaudeville circuit as accompanist ...

33. Alexander Courage

Music_department | Jurassic Park

Alexander Courage was born on December 10, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Alexander Mair Courage Jr. He is known for his work on Jurassic Park (1993), Star Trek: Generations (1994) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). He was married to Shirley Pumpelly. He died on May 15, 2008 in ...

34. Robert Surtees

Cinematographer | Ben-Hur

Robert L. Surtees began his working life as a portrait photographer and retoucher, before becoming camera assistant at Universal in 1927. He spent a lengthy apprenticeship (15 years) working under such experienced cinematographers as Hal Mohr, Joseph Ruttenberg and Gregg Toland. Between 1929 and ...

35. Samuel E. Beetley

Editor | The Longest Day

Worked as editor at RKO from 1946 to 1952, then moving to 20th Century Fox, first as editor (1952-67), then as post-production supervisor. He latterly worked in television for Aaron Spelling Productions. Beetley won two Emmy Awards.



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