Tag: Obituary

News

Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90

Sir Sean Connery has died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 90. The Scottish actor, whose career spanned decades, was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, appearing in seven of the movies and being the first to bring the role to the big screen.   Connery was born 25 August 1930 in…

Fashion, Venue

Renegade fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies aged 81

Kenzo Takada, the visionary behind namesake fashion house Kenzo, has died aged 81, after a battle with coronavirus.  Having launched Kenzo in 1970, Takada soon began making waves in the Paris fashion scene. A graduate of Tokyo’s Bunka Fashion College, where notably, he was one of the institution’s first male students, Takada moved to France…

News

Sir Ken Robinson: An Obituary

On the 21st August, British educationalist, author and speaker Sir Ken Robinson died of cancer. A New York Times bestselling author, a Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick, and knighted in 2003 for his services to the arts, he was a pioneer in education who served as an international advisor on the…

Film

In memoriam: Richard Griffiths

On a chilly Good Friday, Britain heard the saddening news of the loss of one its finest character actors. Richard Griffiths, 65, has died from complications following major heart surgery. Perhaps best known in recent years for his portrayal of the stuffy muggle, Vernon Dursley, in the Harry Potter films, Griffiths’ career spanned an impressive…

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