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109 People in group:

Profession; Entertainers and performers

Cilla Black

1943-2015
Television presenter and singer
Sitter in 10 portraits

Ken Dodd

1927-
Entertainer, comedian, singer and actor
Sitter in 4 portraits

Marie Lloyd

1870-1922
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 27 portraits

Peter Sellers

1925-1980
Actor and photographer
Sitter in 15 portraits

John Agard

1949-
Poet, playwright, performer and anthologist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Bob Alden

active circa 1900-1925
Music hall entertainer; one of The Two Bobs
Sitter in 1 portrait

Arthur Askey

1900-1982
Actor and entertainer
Sitter in 4 portraits

John Astley

died 1821
Equestrian performer; son of Philip Astley
Sitter in 1 portrait

Philip Astley

1742-1814
Equestrian performer
Sitter in 4 portraits

Phineas Taylor Barnum

1810-1891
Showman and businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Beattson

Showman
Sitter in 1 portrait

Waveney Hare Bicker-Caarten

1902-1990
Actress and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits

Janet Blair

1921-2007
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Michael Howell Blakemore

1928-
Theatre and film director; actor; author
Sitter in 1 portrait

Charles Blondin

1824-1897
Tightrope walker
Sitter in 4 portraits

Pepita Bobadilla (née Nelly Louise Burton) (Mrs Haddon Chambers)

born circa 1894
Music hall entertainer; former wife of Charles Haddon Chambers, and later wife of Sydney Reilly
Sitter in 2 portraits

Katie Boyle (Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali di Francavilla)

1926-
Television presenter, actress and columnist; former wife of Richard Boyle (later 9th Earl of Shannon)
Sitter in 12 portraits

Bernard Braden

1916-1993
Actor and television presenter
Sitter in 2 portraits

Josephine Mary Brandell

1891-1977
Actress
Sitter in 6 portraits

Richard D'Oyly Carte

1844-1901
Music impresario and theatre owner
Sitter in 1 portrait