English movie stars died in 1964

Here are 3 famous actors from England died in 1964:

Cedric Hardwicke

Cedric Hardwicke (February 19, 1893 Lye-August 6, 1964 New York City) a.k.a. Cedric Webster Hardwicke, Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke, Sir Cedrick Hardwicke, Butch, Sir Cedric Hardwicke or Badger was an English actor. He had one child, Edward Hardwicke.

Hardwicke began his acting career in the 1910s and appeared in over 100 films throughout his career. He was known for his imposing stature, distinctive voice, and versatility onstage and onscreen. In addition to his film work, he was also a respected stage actor, appearing in numerous productions in London and on Broadway. Hardwicke's notable film credits include roles in classics such as "Mutiny on the Bounty," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," and "Around the World in 80 Days." In addition to his acting career, Hardwicke was also an accomplished artist and published several books on art and theater. He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

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Vic Oliver

Vic Oliver (July 8, 1898 Vienna-August 15, 1964 Johannesburg) also known as Viktor Oliver Von Samek was an English comedian, actor and violinist.

Oliver was born and raised in Vienna, Austria where he received his early education before relocating to England in 1933 with his wife, the stage actress and singer Sarah Churchill. He began his career as a professional violinist, playing with several orchestras and music groups in England, but eventually turned to comedy and acting.

Oliver appeared in numerous films and TV shows throughout his career, including "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" (1947), "The Titfield Thunderbolt" (1953), and "Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror" (1938). He was also a regular performer on BBC radio, appearing in shows such as "The ITMA (It's That Man Again) Show" and "Vic Oliver Requests the Pleasure".

In addition to his work in entertainment, Oliver was also a noted collector of rare books and manuscripts. He was a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association and founded Oliver Books, which specialized in rare and collectible books.

Oliver passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1964, where he had been performing on stage.

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Edgar Driver

Edgar Driver (November 27, 1885 London-November 27, 1964 London) was an English actor.

He made his stage debut in 1910 and his film debut in 1914. Driver's most notable film credits include "The 39 Steps" (1935), "Sabotage" (1936), and "The Lady Vanishes" (1938). He was known for his versatility and ability to play both comedic and dramatic roles. In addition to his on-screen work, Driver was a prolific stage actor and appeared in numerous productions throughout his career. He was also known for his work in radio, particularly in the 1940s and 1950s. Despite his successful career, Driver was known for his modesty and generosity, and was highly respected by his colleagues in the industry.

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