Rachel Hannah Weisz; /ˈvaɪs/ VYS),(born 7 March 1970), is an English-born film and theatre actress as well as a former fashion model who holds both British and American citizenship
Sophie Jane Raworth (born 15 May 1968) is a British newsreader and journalist who works for the BBC. She is the main presenter of the BBC News at One, presenting Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and regularly appears on the BBC News at Six and occasionally on BBC News at Ten.
Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer (born 1 December 1971) is an English actress and screenwriter. She began acting in stage productions, and has since appeared in several film and television roles. In 2003, she won an Independent Spirit Award for her performance in Lovely and Amazing. She is also known for playing roles in Lars and the Real Girl (2007), Harry Brown (2009), Shutter Island (2010), and Hugo (2011).
Natasha Jane Richardson (11 May 1963 – 18 March 2009) was an English stage and screen actress.
Maggie Cheung Man-yuk (Chinese: 張曼玉; born 20 September 1964) is a Hong Kong actress. Raised in England and Hong Kong, she has over 70 films to her credit since starting her career in 1983. Some of her most commercially successful work was in the action genre, but Cheung once said in an interview that of all the work she has done, the films that really meant something to her are Song of Exile, Centre Stage, Comrades: Almost a Love Story and In the Mood for Love. As Emily Wang in Clean, her last starring role to date, she became the first Asian actress to win a prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
Jennifer Jane Saunders (born 6 July 1958) is an English comedienne, screenwriter, actress and teacher. She has won three BAFTAs (including the BAFTA Fellowship), an International Emmy Award, a British Comedy Award, a Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival Award, two Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards, and a People's Choice Award.
Edie Campbell (born 1 December 1990) is an English model.
Daisy Constance Donovan (born 23 July 1973) is an English television presenter, actress and writer.
Imogen Stubbs, Lady Nunn (born 20 February 1961) is an English actress and playwright.
Georgina Elizabeth Rylance (born April 20, 1978) is an English actress, best known for Dinotopia.
Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson DBE (18 December 1908 – 26 April 1982) was an English actress.
Sheila Forbes, CBE (born 31 December 1946), is a British educator, consultant and manager. She became Principal of St Hilda's College, Oxford in August 2007.
Ursula Howells (17 September 1922 – 16 October 2005) was an English actress whose elegant presence kept her much in demand for roles in film and television.
Olivia Grant (born 20 September 1983) is an English actress. Her first film role was in Stardust (2007), in which she was cast within weeks of graduating from Oxford University. She is perhaps best known for portraying Lady Adelaide Midwinter in BBC's Lark Rise to Candleford, Grace Darling in BBC3's Personal Affairs, Hermione Roddice in Women in Love, Henrietta Armistead in Garrow's Law and Ava Knox in the HBO/Cinemax co-production Strike Back.
Clemency Margaret Greatrex Burton (born 1 July 1981 in London) is an English actress, novelist, musician, journalist and radio presenter.
Stephanie Hope Flanders (born 5 August 1968) is a British former broadcast journalist who was the BBC economics editor for five years. In November 2013 she left the BBC for a role as J.P. Morgan Asset Management's chief market strategist for Britain and Europe. She is the daughter of British actor and comic singer Michael Flanders and activist Claudia Cockburn.
Judith Furse (4 March 1912 – 29 August 1974) was an English actress.
Lucy Briers (born 19 August 1967) is an English actress. She has received critical praise for her many film, television, and stage roles, including the premiere of Best Friends & Butterflies.
Angela Margaret Thirkell (née Mackail, 30 January 1890 – 29 January 1961), was an English and Australian novelist. She also published one novel, Trooper to Southern Cross, under the pseudonym Leslie Parker.
Laura Mulvey (born 15 August 1941) is a British feminist film theorist. She was educated at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She is currently professor of film and media studies at Birkbeck, University of London. She worked at the British Film Institute for many years before taking up her current position.
Dorothy Gladys "Dodie" Smith (3 May 1896 – 24 November 1990) was an English children's novelist and playwright, known best for the novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians (1956). Other works include I Capture the Castle (1948), and The Starlight Barking (1967). The Hundred and One Dalmatians was adapted into a 1961 Disney animated movie version. Her novel I Capture the Castle was adapted into a 2003 movie version. I Capture the Castle was voted number 82 as "one of the nation's 100 best-loved novels" by the British public as part of the BBC's The Big Read (2003).
Harriet Ruth Harman, QC MP (born 30 July 1950) is a British lawyer and Labour Party politician who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1982, firstly for Peckham, and then for its successor constituency of Camberwell and Peckham since 1997. She has served in various Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet positions and, in her role as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, she was twice the acting Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition: from May to September 2010 and from May to September 2015.
Barbara Reynolds (13 June 1914 – 29 April 2015) was an English scholar of Italian Studies, lexicographer and translator, wife of the philologist and translator Lewis Thorpe. She has written and edited several books concerning Dorothy Sayers and is president of the Dorothy L Sayers Society. She turned 100 in June 2014.
Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 July 1920 – 16 April 1958) was an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer who made contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), RNA (ribonucleic acid), viruses, coal, and graphite. Although her works on coal and viruses were appreciated in her lifetime, her DNA work posthumously achieved profound impact as DNA plays a central role in biology, as it carries the genetic information that is passed from parents to their offspring.
Dame Sonia Rosemary Susan Proudman, DBE (born 30 July 1949), styled The Hon. Mrs Justice Proudman, is a British High Court judge.