Cary Grant

Once told by an interviewer, “Everybody would like to be Cary Grant”, Grant is said to have replied, “So would I.” Cary Grant was born… Read More »Cary Grant

Michael Caine

The personification of Brit cool, ‘My name is Michael Caine‘ was even immortalised in song by Madness. Except of course it was really Maurice Micklewhite,… Read More »Michael Caine

Robert Mitchum

Born in 1917 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Robert Mitchum had a difficult, unstable upbringing, culminating in his arrest for vagrancy at 16. Before marrying his childhood… Read More »Robert Mitchum

John Wayne

John Wayne (1907-79) was born Marion Morrison to parents with a sense of humour in Winterset, Iowa. He earned his nickname Duke from a pet… Read More »John Wayne

Oliver Reed

Legendary drinker and rabble-rouser, Oliver Reed was born in London in 1938. He first caught the public’s attention in a 1961 Hammer horror film Curse… Read More »Oliver Reed