British music stars born in 1922

Here are 15 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1922:

Patrick Macnee

Patrick Macnee (February 6, 1922 Paddington-) a.k.a. Daniel Patrick Macnee, Patrick MacNee, Patrick McNee, Patty Nee, Pat, Patrick McNee / Honor Blackman, MacNee, Patrick & Blackman, Honor or Patrick & Diana is a British actor, voice actor and television producer. He has two children, Rupert Macnee and Jenny Macnee.

His albums: Kinky Boots.

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Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee (May 27, 1922 Belgravia-) also known as Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, Chris Lee, Sir Christopher Lee, Cristopher Lee, Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, CBE, CStJ or Chris is a British actor, author, singer, voice actor, film producer and military officer. He has one child, Christina Erika Lee.

His discography includes: Revelation, Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross, Devils, Rogues & Other Villains, At Dawn in Rivendell, Leaving Rivendell, Charlemagne: The Omens of Death, Peter and the Wolf / Classical Symphony / Violin Concerto no. 1 and Metal Knight.

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John Christopher

John Christopher (April 16, 1922 Huyton-February 3, 2012 Bath) a.k.a. C. S. Youd, Christopher S. Youd, Christopher Youd, Samuel Christopher Youd, William Vine, John Christopher, Hilary Ford, Sam Youd, Christopher Samuel Youd, Stanley Winchester, William Godfrey, Peter Graaf, Peter Nichols, Anthony Rye or Samuel Youd was a British novelist, author and writer.

He was best known for his science fiction works, including The Death of Grass, The Tripods trilogy, and The World in Winter. Christopher began his writing career as a young man serving in World War II, where he wrote for army newspapers. After the war, he worked as a teacher and began writing novels in his spare time. Christopher's writing often explored themes of social collapse and survival, and many of his works were adapted into popular TV shows and films. In addition to his science fiction writing, Christopher also wrote under various pseudonyms in other genres, including romance and mystery. He received numerous awards for his writing throughout his career and has left a lasting impact on the science fiction genre.

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Dennis McDermott

Dennis McDermott (November 3, 1922 Portsmouth-February 13, 2003 Peterborough) was a British , .

Dennis McDermott was a British television producer and director. He started his career in the entertainment industry as a stage manager before transitioning to television production. He worked on a number of successful TV shows in the UK, including "Steptoe and Son" and "Last of the Summer Wine." McDermott was known for his ability to create popular and enduring programs and for his keen eye for spotting and developing new talent. He retired in the 1980s and was later awarded an OBE for his services to the entertainment industry. Despite his success, McDermott remained humble and often credited his team for the success of his productions.

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Bill Millin

Bill Millin (July 14, 1922 Regina-August 17, 2010 Torbay) was a British , .

Bill Millin was a British soldier who served during World War II. He was famously known as ‘Piper Bill’ as he was the personal piper of Simon Fraser, the 15th Lord Lovat, during the Normandy landings. Bill was one of the few pipers to have played during the D-Day landings at Sword Beach. His iconic march playing during the war is remembered even today. After the war, Bill settled in Canada and worked in various occupations. Later on, he returned to Scotland and became a legend for his bravery during World War II. People honored him many times, including by erecting a statue in his honor at Sword Beach.

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Dickie Henderson

Dickie Henderson (October 30, 1922 London-September 22, 1985 London) also known as Richard Henderson, Henderson, Dickie, Dickie or Dick Henderson Jr. was a British actor. He had two children, Mathhew Henderson and Linda Henderson.

Henderson rose to fame in the 1950s as a comedian and stage performer, earning critical acclaim for his performances in the West End productions of "The Pajama Game" and "Pal Joey". He also had success on television, hosting his own show "The Dickie Henderson Show" which ran for 13 years. In addition to his acting and comedy work, Henderson was also an avid horse racing enthusiast and ran his own stable with several successful horses. Despite suffering from declining health in his later years, Henderson continued to work in the entertainment industry until his death in 1985 at the age of 62.

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Douglas Campbell

Douglas Campbell (June 11, 1922 Glasgow-October 6, 2009 Montreal) a.k.a. Campbell, Douglas, Douglas Campbell, CM or Doug Campbell was a British actor, theatre director, screenwriter and professional golfer. His children are called Benedict Campbell, Torquil Campbell, Dirk Campbell, Beatrice Campbell, Teresa Taylor and Tom Campbell.

Campbell began his acting career at the age of 17 with a role in a stage production of Macbeth in Glasgow. He went on to perform in many prominent theater productions including Waiting for Godot, A Streetcar Named Desire and Othello. Campbell was also well-known for his screenwriting work and contributed to several television shows and films including The Wayne and Shuster Hour and Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town.

In addition to his success in the arts, Campbell was an accomplished professional golfer and won the Quebec Amateur Golf Championship in 1956. In 1995, he was appointed to the Order of Canada, one of the country's highest honors, for his contributions to the arts.

Throughout his life, Campbell maintained close ties to his Scottish roots and was known for his passion for Scottish traditions and culture. Today, he is remembered as a versatile and talented artist who made lasting contributions to the worlds of theater, film and television.

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Michael Flanders

Michael Flanders (March 1, 1922 London-April 14, 1975 Betws-y-Coed) also known as Flanders, Michael was a British actor, writer and comedian. His children are Stephanie Flanders and Laura Flanders.

Flanders is best known for his partnership with Donald Swann, with whom he wrote and performed comedic songs, most famously "The Hippopotamus Song (Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud)". He also wrote a number of plays, including "The Mating Game" and "A Piece of Cake". Flanders began his career in the Army during World War II, before moving on to work in radio and then television. He passed away at the age of 53 due to a brain hemorrhage while on holiday in Wales. Despite his relatively short career, Flanders left behind a lasting legacy in British comedy and entertainment.

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Max Bygraves

Max Bygraves (October 16, 1922 Rotherhithe-August 31, 2012 Hope Island, Queensland) otherwise known as Walter William Bygraves, Bygraves, Max, Max or Max Bygraves OBE was a British actor. He had six children, Anthony Bygraves, Christine Bygraves, Maxine Bygraves, John Rice, Beverly Mayhew-Sass and Stephen Rose.

His discography includes: Golden Greats, Volume 1, I Wanna Sing You a Song: 25 Sing Along Favorites, Deck of Cards, Last Night I Dreamed, SingaLongaWarYears and Sing Along With Max. Genres: Easy listening.

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Ted Astley

Ted Astley (April 12, 1922 Warrington-May 19, 1998 Goring-on-Thames) also known as Edwin T. Astley, E. Astley, Edwin Thomas Astley, Astley, Edwin T. or Edwin "Ted" Astley was a British composer, film score composer and music arranger. His children are called Karen Astley, Jon Astley and Virginia Astley.

His albums: Secret Agent and Danger Man / The Saint.

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Eric Jupp

Eric Jupp (January 7, 1922 Brighton-January 2, 2003 Launceston) also known as Jupp, Eric was a British film score composer. He had two children, Linda Jupp and Catherine Jupp.

Jupp began his career in music by playing in dance bands and serving in the Royal Air Force band during World War II. After the war, he worked as a pianist and arranger for various artists before transitioning into film and television scoring in the 1950s. He scored over 150 films and television programs, including the popular Australian TV series Skippy the Bush Kangaroo. In addition to his work in music, Jupp was also an accomplished artist, with his watercolor paintings being exhibited in galleries across the world. Despite spending much of his career in Australia, Jupp remained a proud British citizen and was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to music in 1992.

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John Westbrook

John Westbrook (November 1, 1922 Teignmouth-June 16, 1989 London) was a British actor, voice actor and radio personality.

His albums include British Composers: Britten: War Requiem / Bliss: Morning Heroes.

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David Croft

David Croft (September 7, 1922 Sandbanks-September 27, 2011 Tavira) also known as David John Sharland, David John Andrew Sharland, Major David John Croft OBE, David Croft O.B.E., David Croft OBE or David John Croft was a British television producer, television director, screenwriter, composer, actor, film producer and film director. His children are called Penny Croft, Rebecca Croft, Nicholas Croft, Jane Croft, Timothy Croft, John Croft and Richard Croft.

Croft is best known for his work on popular British sitcoms such as Dad's Army, Are You Being Served?, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, and 'Allo 'Allo!. He often worked in collaboration with Jimmy Perry, with whom he created and wrote many of these shows. Croft also directed several episodes of these shows and composed the theme tunes for both Dad's Army and Are You Being Served?. In addition to his television work, Croft also produced and directed films such as the Dad's Army movie and the film version of Are You Being Served?. In recognition of his contributions to British television, Croft was awarded the OBE in 1978.

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Peter Bayliss

Peter Bayliss (June 27, 1922 Kingston upon Thames-July 29, 2002 London) also known as Peter Baylis was a British actor.

Bayliss was perhaps best known for his role as Coronation Street's Eddie Yeats, which he played between 1974 and 1983. Prior to his soap opera fame, Bayliss made appearances in a number of other popular TV shows including Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, and The Sweeney. In addition to his work in television, Bayliss also appeared on stage and in films such as The Land That Time Forgot (1975) and The Slipper and the Rose (1976). He was known for his distinctive appearance, which included a bald head and large mustache. Bayliss continued acting until his death in 2002 at the age of 80.

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Michael Howard

Michael Howard (September 14, 1922-January 4, 2002) was a British , .

conservative politician who served as the leader of the Conservative Party and leader of the opposition from 2003 to 2005. He was born in Gorseinon, Wales and educated at both Llanelli Boys’ Grammar School and Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he studied law. He initially worked as a barrister before entering politics. Howard served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for nearly 30 years and held various cabinet positions, including Home Secretary and Secretary of State for the Environment. He was known for his tough stance on law and order issues and his views on immigration. In his later years, he was a noted philanthropist, supporting various charitable causes, particularly in the fields of education and healthcare.

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