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1953 People in group: Profession; Actors and actresses

Nell Gwyn

1651?-1687
Actress; mistress of Charles II
Sitter associated with 28 portraits

Ellen Terry

1847-1928
Actress
Sitter associated with 188 portraits

William Abbot

1789-1843
Actor
Sitter in 5 portraits

Frances Abington (née Barton)

1737-1815
Actress
Sitter in 17 portraits

Rodney Ackland

1908-1991
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 16 portraits

Robert Adams

1906-1965
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait

Dawn Addams

1930-1985
Actress
Sitter in 2 portraits

Laura Addison (née Wilmshurst)

1822-1852
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Nellie Adkins

born circa 1908-active 1931
Actress and wife of Ras Prince Monolulu
Sitter in 1 portrait

Renée Adorée

1898-1933
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Max Adrian (Max Bor)

1903-1973
Actor
Sitter in 3 portraits

Dan Agar

1881-1950
Actor
Sitter in 8 portraits

Mimi Aguglia-Ferrau

1884-1970
Actress
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

Caroline Aherne

1963-
Comedian and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits

Francis Aickin

circa 1735-1812
Actor
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

James Aickin

circa 1736-1803
Actor
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

Beatrice Ainley

died 1939
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Henry Hinchliffe Ainley

1879-1945
Actor
Sitter in 16 portraits

Richard Ainley

1910-1967
Actor
Sitter in 11 portraits

John Alderton

1940-
Actor
Sitter in 3 portraits

Ira Frederick Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir George Alexander (George Samson)

1858-1918
Actor and theatre manager
Sitter in 50 portraits

Sarah Alexander

1971-
Television presenter and actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Elizabeth Allan

1908-1990
Actress
Sitter in 4 portraits

Adrianne Allen

1907-1993
Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits

Kitty Allen

Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Woody Allen

1935-
Actor, writer and film director
Sitter in 1 portrait

Edward Alleyn

1566-1626
Actor and founder of Dulwich College
Sitter in 4 portraits

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

1859-1940
Actress
Sitter in 51 portraits

Rona Anderson

1925-2013
Actress
Sitter in 2 portraits

Maud Andrew

Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Henry Stewart Fleetwood ('Harry') Andrews

1910-1989
Actor
Sitter in 2 portraits

Julie Elizabeth Andrews

1935-
Actress
Sitter in 7 portraits

Heather Angel

1909-1986
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Francesca Annis

1944-
Actress
Sitter in 2 portraits

Arthur Applin

died 1949
Actor, playwright and novelist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Stella Arbenina

1887-1976
Russian actress
Sitter in 1 portrait

Elizabeth Arkell

Actress
Sitter in 2 portraits

George Arliss (Augustus George Andrews)

1868-1946
Actor
Sitter in 7 portraits

Robert Armin

Actor and dramatist
Sitter in 2 portraits