Saturday, 13 July 2041

5000 Actors in a Blog!


There are now nearly 5000 actors and actresses featured in this blog. Here are some links to help you navigate and find the one that you are looking for. As always, this is a work in constant progress so a little time will be needed to complete these links. Alternatively you can use the links in the side panel.

Actors Whose Surname Begins With The Letter...

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Actresses Whose Surname Begins With The Letter...

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Films Of A Decade

1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s


Films Beginning With The Letter...

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(The Films By Letter Links Will Take Longer To Complete)





The word 'Forgotten' has been used in this blog to represent the thousands of actors who rarely get recognised for their work beyond their peers. Without websites and blogs like this one they could easily be forgotten altogether. As new generations discover films, how many will venture into the obscure world of second features and independent productions to discover the layers of talent behind the stars of the day? When you last watched a classic film, did you notice the maid, the train conductor, the woman selling flowers, the elevator operator, or any of the passers-by in the background? Or were your eyes transfixed on the main actors, as they are supposed to be. Sometimes watching a film several times will give you the full appreciation of what it takes to create an atmosphere in a scene. I hope when you look at this blog you will go and watch the films for yourself, maybe several times and look beyond the foreground action to the bit-part actors, each one with a life, a career and a story of their own. More famous actors are included in this blog for the sake of completion and to help you research the less famous ones.

Qualifying actors and actresses for this blog are those who have appeared on screen before 1970.


Thursday, 1 April 2021

Edna Doré

Born: 31 May 1921, Bromley, Kent, England, UK
Died: 11 April 2014, Sussex, England, UK

The Canterville Ghost (1997) (TV) as Mrs. Umney




















Donald Sinden

Born: 9 October 1923, Plymouth, Devon, England, UK
Died: 12 September 2014, Romney Marsh, Kent, England, UK

The Canterville Ghost (1996) (TV) as Mr. Umney




















The Canterville Ghost (1997) (TV) as Lord Dumbleton (Credited as Sir Donald Sinden)




















Harold Pinter

Born: 10 October 1930, Hackney, London, England, UK
Died: 24 December 2008, London, England, UK

Harold Pinter was an actor and writer of the stage and screen. Coming from a working class background, Pinter became one of the most celebrated English writers of the 20th Century.

Breaking the Code (1996) (TV) as John Smith



















Saturday, 27 March 2021

Mary Philbin

Born: 16 July 1902, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 7 May 1993, Huntington Beach, California, USA

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) as Christine Daae



















Saturday, 6 March 2021

James Garner

Born: 7 April 1928, Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 19 July 2014, Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA

My Fellow Americans (1996) as President Matt Douglas

James Garner is on the left, with Jack Lemmon.

















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