English movie stars died in 1959

Here are 2 famous actors from England died in 1959:

Edmund Goulding

Edmund Goulding (March 20, 1891 Feltham-December 24, 1959 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Eddie was an English film director, writer, screenwriter, actor, film producer, film score composer and playwright.

He began his career as a stage actor in London and later moved to the United States to pursue a career in film. Goulding directed over 80 films throughout his career, including the Academy Award-nominated "Grand Hotel" (1932) and "The Razor's Edge" (1946). He also worked with many of the top stars of the time, such as Bette Davis, Greta Garbo, and Humphrey Bogart. In addition to his work in film, Goulding was also a prolific playwright, penning several successful plays both in London and on Broadway. Despite his success in the industry, Goulding was known for his perfectionism and had a reputation for being difficult to work with. He passed away at the age of 68 in Los Angeles, California.

Read more about Edmund Goulding on Wikipedia »

Philip Strange

Philip Strange (November 27, 1889 Henley-on-Thames-November 27, 2014) a.k.a. Philip Garston Strange or Philip Simmons was an English actor.

He began his acting career on stage and later moved to film and television. He appeared in over 50 films, including "The Wicked Lady," "Nicholas Nickleby," and "The Private Life of Henry VIII." He also had a recurring role in the popular British TV series "Upstairs, Downstairs." Strange remained active in the entertainment industry until his death at the age of 124, making him one of the oldest people in the world at the time. His longevity was credited to his healthy lifestyle, which included daily walks and a vegetarian diet.

Read more about Philip Strange on Wikipedia »

Related articles