Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (22 February 1882 – 17 November 1940) was an English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. He designed the Perpetua typeface followed by the Gill Sans typeface in 1927–30 based on the sans serif lettering originally designed for the London Underground in the early design of which he had collaborated with Edward Johnston. (d. 1940)
Guy Mitchell, born Albert George Cernik (February 22, 1927 – July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, successful in his homeland, the U.K. and Australia. As an international recording star of the 1950s he achieved record sales in excess of 44 million units and this included six million-selling singles. Born in Detroit, Michigan. (d. 1999)
William Hooper Frank John (Billy) Dainty (22 February 1927 – 19 November 1986) was a British comedian, dancer, physical comedian and pantomime and television star. Born in Dudley, Worcestershire. (d. 1986)
Sheila Cameron Hancock, CBE (born 22 February 1933) is an English actress and author. Her first big television role was as Carol in the BBC sitcom The Rag Trade in the early 1960s. She also played the lead roles in the sitcoms The Bed-Sit Girl, Mr Digby Darling, and Now Take My Wife. Her other television credits include Doctor Who, Kavanagh QC (opposite her husband, John Thaw), Bleak House, New Tricks, and Hustle. Born in Blackgang on the Isle of Wight.
Julian Chagrin (born 1940) is a British-Israeli comedy actor. He is perhaps best known as the ‘secret lemonade drinker’ in a popular advert for R. White’s Lemonade in the 1970s. He has had two Oscar Nominations for short live action. Chagrin also played the mime tennis player in Blow-Up (1966). Born in London.
Robert Guy Bathurst (born 22 February 1957) is an English actor. He starred in the ITV comedy drama Cold Feet, which ran for five series from 1998 to 2003. Born in Accra, Gold Coast (now Ghana).
Debbie Linden (February 22, 1961 – October 5, 1997) was a British glamour model and actress best known for her role as old Mr Grace’s secretary in the sitcom Are You Being Served? (1981). Born in Glasgow. (d. 1997)
John Leslie (born 22 February 1965) is a Scottish former television presenter. He presented BBC One’s Blue Peter, and ITV’s This Morning and the gameshow Wheel of Fortune. Born John Leslie Stott in Edinburgh.
Jennifer ‘Jenny’ Frost (born 22 February 1978) is an English singer, dancer, television presenter and model. She was a member of girl group Precious before replacing Kerry Katona in chart topping band Atomic Kitten from 2001. Born in Wallasey, Wirral.