Boyce, James (1909–66), actor and broadcaster, was born on 17 March 1909 in Belfast, the oldest of three sons of Hugh Boyce, a
coachbuilder, and his wife Ellen (née Hayes), a dressmaker before marriage. The
family, who were Christian Brethren in religion, lived in Rosebury Road,…...
(1912–2002), radio producer and
playwright, was born 19 July 1912 at 9 Baskin Street, in a working-class area of
east Belfast, the first of three children (two boys
and a girl) of Robert Boyd, a fireman on steam engines and later an engine driver, and Jane
Hitchcock, Reginald Ingram Montgomery (‘Rex Ingram’) (1893–1950), film director, was born 18 January 1893 at 58 Grosvenor Square, Rathmines, Dublin, the elder of two sons of Francis Ryan Montgomery Hitchcock, clergyman and Donnellan lecturer at Trinity College Dublin (1912), and his…...