Beatrice Gladys (Lady Robert Peel) Lillie, comedienne (b at Toronto 29 May 1894; d at Henley-on-Thames, Eng 20 Jan 1989). Her saucy songs and unruly rope of pearls made her a beloved revue entertainer. To Noël Coward, a frequent collaborator, she was simply "the funniest woman in the world.
Ben Blue, born Benjamin Bernstein, actor (born 12 September 1901 in Montréal, QC; died 7 March 1975 in Hollywood, California). Ben Blue, a superb, sad-faced, rubber-limbed mime and dancer, began his 50 years in show business at 15 years old as a chorus boy in a Montréal tryout of George M. Cohan's musical comedy Irene.