Stanley Burnton

High Court, Lord of Appeal - Sir Stanley Burnton, QC was born in 1942 and was educated at Hackney Downs Grammar School and St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where he read Jurisprudence. He was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1965 and was made a Bencher in 1991. He was appointed as Queen's Counsel [...]

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Alan Solomon

(at HDS 1959-1966) Inventor of Anti-Virus Software for Personal Computers. Thumbnail from Allan - 23rd November 2016: - I spent three years studying bridge, three card brag and various other games at Cambridge, then on to Marconi where I found a room-sized Elliott 503 computer to play with while I pretended to work on the [...]

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Steven Berkoff

Steven Berkoff (Leslie Berks at HDS) Steven Berkoff Steven Berkoff (born 3 August 1937) is an English actor, writer and director. He is best known for his performance as General Orlov in the James Bond film Octopussy and he has been typically cast in villanous roles, such as Lt. Col Podovsky in Rambo: [...]

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