Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2004: N


Nelson, Byron (Died in 2006)
Born 4 February 1912  (Waxahachie, Texas, USA)
Highly successful golfer who won some stuff and then retired in 1946. He later went on to become a golf commentator in the 1960s and 1970s, before having a golf tournament named after him. His hobbies include golf, commentating and golf tournaments.
[Picture of Byron Nelson]


Newby, Eric (Died in 2006)
Born 6 December 1919  (Barnes, London, England)
Travel writer. Author of 1958's "A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush".
[Picture of Eric Newby]


Nicholson, Jack
Born 22 April 1937  (Neptune, New Jersey, USA)
Star of such films as "Chinatown", "About Schmidt" and the Michael Douglas-produced "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest".
[Picture of Jack Nicholson]


Nielsen, Leslie (Died in 2010)
Born 11 February 1926  (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)
Serious film and television actor who turned to comedy in 1980 with "Airplane!", following which he has appeared almost exclusively in spoofs like "Spy Hard" and "Scary Movie 3".
[Picture of Leslie Nielsen]


Noble, Ivan (Died in 2005)
Date and place of birth unknown
Science writer for BBC News Online. Since being diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2002, he has recorded his experiences in a regular online "tumour diary".
[Picture of Ivan Noble]

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