Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2010: L


La Lanne, Jack (Died in 2011)
Born 26 September 1914  (San Francisco, California, USA)
American TV fitness guru, real name François Henri La Lanne.
[Picture of Jack La Lanne]


La Motta, Jake
Born 10 July 1921  (Bronx, New York, USA)
Boxing legend, portrayed by Robert De Niro in "Raging Bull".
[Picture of Jake La Motta]


Lacroix, Christian
Born 16 May 1951  (Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, France)
French fashion designer.
[Picture of Christian Lacroix]


Laemmle, Carla
Born 20 October 1909  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Film actress, niece of Universal Pictures founder Carl Laemmle.
[Picture of Carla Laemmle]


Lafontaine, Oskar
Born 16 September 1943  (Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany)
German former finance minister and leader of Die Linke (The Left) party.
[Picture of Oskar Lafontaine]


Lafrenz-Page, Traute
Born 3 May 1919  (Hamburg, Germany)
Member of the White Rose anti-Nazi resistance group.
[Picture of Traute Lafrenz-Page]


Lagerfeld, Karl
Born 10 September 1933  (Hamburg, Germany)
Fashion designer - Kylie Minogue's favourite, so we're told.
[Picture of Karl Lagerfeld]


Lamb, Larry
Born 10 October 1942  (London, England)
Actor, who's character Alfie Mitchell was bumped off in 'Eastenders' on Christmas Day 2009. Will he meet a similar fate? Father of irritating DJ George Lamb.
[Picture of Larry Lamb]


Lambert, Adam
Born 29 January 1982  (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
Singer-songwriter who finished runners-up in the TV reality talent show 'American Idol' in 2009.
[Picture of Adam Lambert]


Lambert, Christopher
Born 29 March 1957  (Great Neck, New York, USA)
Franco-American actor, Connor MacLeod in "Highlander".
[Picture of Christopher Lambert]


Landau, Martin
Born 20 June 1931  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor - starred in "Mission: Impossible" from 1966-69 and "Space: 1999" from 1975-77.
[Picture of Martin Landau]


Lane, Carla
Born 5 August 1937  (Liverpool, England)
Successful sitcom writer and animal rights activist. Creator of 'Butterflies' and 'The Liver Birds'.
[Picture of Carla Lane]


Lange, Artie
Born 11 October 1967  (Union Township, New Jersey, USA)
US stand-up comedian who has also appeared on TV, in films, and - thanks to various drug-related offences - in court.
[Picture of Artie Lange]


Lange, Mutt
Born 11 November 1948  (Mufulira, Zambia)
Successful record producer for the likes of Def Leppard, AC/DC, Foreigner and er..Shania Twain!
[Picture of Mutt Lange]


Langhorne, Bruce
Born 11 May 1938  (Tallahasee, Florida, USA)
Folk singer, of whom the song "Mr. Tambourine Man" is allegedly written about.
[Picture of Bruce Langhorne]


Langley, Winnie Winnie Langley is no longer with us
Born 27 August 1907  (Croydon, South London, England)

Died 27 July 2010  (Croydon, South London, England)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Made the news in 2007 when she marked her 100th birthday, despite having smoked at least 5 a day since the age of 7(!!). Mind you, she's outlived her husband & a child, so maybe she had the right idea.
[Picture of Winnie Langley]


Lansbury, Angela
Born 16 October 1925  (London, England)
British stage and screen actress, who has spent most of her working life in the US, often playing characters much older than herself. Best known as Jessica Fletcher in the long-running TV detective series 'Murder, She Wrote'.
[Picture of Angela Lansbury]


Large, Eddie
Born 25 June 1942  (Glasgow, Scotland)
About three-quarters of the famous Little & Large double act.
[Picture of Eddie Large]


Larouche, Lyndon
Born 8 September 1922  (Rochester, New Hampshire, USA)
Economist, philosopher & political activist.
[Picture of Lyndon Larouche]


Lascelles, George (Died in 2011)
Born 7 February 1923  (Harewood House, Yorkshire, England)
The 7th Earl of Harewood & first cousin to The Queen.
[Picture of George Lascelles]


Lassen, Georg
Born 12 May 1915  (Steglitz, Berlin, Germany)
U-boat ace, sinking 26 Allied ships.
[Picture of Georg Lassen]


Lautenberg, Frank (Died in 2013)
Born 23 January 1924  (Paterson, New Jersey, USA)
US senator for New Jersey, the oldest in the Senate following Robert Byrd's death and the oldest Democrat.
[Picture of Frank Lautenberg]


Laver, Rod
Born 9 August 1938  (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia)
Australian tennis player who enjoyed his greatest successes in the '60s.
[Picture of Rod Laver]


LaVern, Roger
Born 11 November 1938  (Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England)
Keyboardist with pop instrumental group The Tornados who had that hit Maggie Thatcher liked...
[Picture of Roger LaVern]


Law, Jude
Born 29 December 1972  (London, England)
Actor, with a penchant for making awful remakes of Michael Caine films.
[Picture of Jude Law]


Laws, John
Born 8 August 1935  (Wau, Papua New Guinea)
Australian media personality, a former radio presenter
[Picture of John Laws]


Lawson, Nigel
Born 11 March 1932  (London, England)
British journalist-turned-MP who went on to become Chancellor of the Exchequer under Margaret Thatcher. After leaving office he was made Lord Lawson of Blaby, and then decided to lose lots of weight, getting his wife Therese to write "The Nigel Lawson Diet Cookbook". Not long afterwards, their daughter Nigella took the wind out of Therese's sails by rising to fame as a rather more popular celebrity chef.
[Picture of Nigel Lawson]


Lawson, Sir Richard
Born 24 November 1924  (place of birth unknown)
General Sir Richard George Lawson KCB, DSO, OBE. Former Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in Northern Europe.
[Picture of Sir Richard Lawson]


Lawson-Johnston, Audrey (Died in 2011)
Born 5 February 1915  (New York City, New York, USA)
The last living survivor of the RMS Lusitania which sank on May 7, 1915.
[Picture of Audrey Lawson-Johnston]


le Carré, John
Born 19 October 1931  (Poole, Dorset, England)
Born David Cornwell. One of the world's finest thriller writers, specialising in spy stories.
[Picture of John le Carré]


Le Pen, Jean-Marie
Born 20 June 1928  (La Trinité-sur-Mer, Brittany, France)
Founder (and still president) of the right-wing Front National party, who has courted controversy throughout his life. Some of his "achievements" have included practising torture in Algeria (allegedly), and losing his seat in the European Parliament for assaulting a rival socialist candidate during an earlier election campaign.
[Picture of Jean-Marie Le Pen]


Leachman, Cloris
Born 30 April 1926  (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)
Actress, Oscar winner for her role in "The Last Picture Show".
[Picture of Cloris Leachman]


LeDoux, Scott (Died in 2011)
Born 7 January 1949  (Crosby-Ironton, Minnesota, USA)
Former heavyweight boxer, known as The Fighting Frenchman. Now stricken with Lou Gehrig's Disease.
[Picture of Scott LeDoux]


Lee, Freddie "Fingers"
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England  (exact date unknown)
1950s British rock and roll musician. Played in Screaming Lord Sutch's band on keyboards. Born 1940.
[Picture of Freddie


Lee, Harper
Born 28 April 1926  (Monroeville, Alabama, USA)
Authoress - "To Kill a Mockingbird".
[Picture of Harper Lee]


Lee, Leapy
Born 2 June 1939  (Eastbourne, England)
Born Graham Pulleyblank. Had a No.2 hit single in the UK with 'Little Arrows'.
[Picture of Leapy Lee]


Lee, Sir Christopher
Born 27 May 1922  (Belgravia, London, England)
Actor who has appeared in countless cheesy horror films, particularly those made by Hammer during the 1950s-70s. Last seen storming off in a massive huff after discovering that his character, Saruman, had been totally written out of the final instalment of Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy during post-production.
[Picture of Sir Christopher Lee]


Lee, Stan
Born 22 December 1922  (New York, New York, USA)
Cartoonist who created "Spider-Man" and "The Hulk".
[Picture of Stan Lee]


Lehrer, Tom
Born 9 April 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)
Mathematician & musician, a singer of satiricial songs.
[Picture of Tom Lehrer]


Leiber, Jerry (Died in 2011)
Born 25 April 1933  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Formed succesful songwriting/production partnership with Mike Stoller, with hits such as 'Hound Dog' and 'Jailhouse Rock'.
[Picture of Jerry Leiber]


Leigh Fermor, Patrick (Died in 2011)
Born 11 February 1915  (London, England)
Travel writer, who has written extensively about Greece after serving behind enemy lines in Crete during World War II. Knighted in the 2004 New Year Honours list.
[Picture of Patrick Leigh Fermor]


Lenihan, Brian (Died in 2011)
Born 21 May 1959  (Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
Current Irish Minister for Finance.
[Picture of Brian Lenihan]


Leno, Jay
Born 28 April 1950  (Natick, Massachusetts, USA)
Big-chinned comedian & talk show host.
[Picture of Jay Leno]


Leonard, Elmore(Died in 2013)
Born 11 October 1925  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Author, best known for his crime fiction.
[Picture of Elmore Leonard]


Leonard, Sugar Ray
Born 17 May 1956  (Wilmington, North Carolina, USA)
Former Olympic champion in the light welterweight division, Leonard went on to have a succesful career in the professional game, winning the world title at numerous weights and had memorable rivalries with Thomas 'Hitman' Hearns and 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler.
[Picture of Sugar Ray Leonard]


Lerwill, Sheila
Born 16 August 1928  (London, England)
Won a silver medal for Britain in the 1952 Summer Olympics for the high jump.
[Picture of Sheila Lerwill]


Lesh, Phil
Born 15 March 1940  (Berkeley, California, USA)
Founding member of the band The Grateful Dead - played bass guitar throughout their entire 30-year career.
[Picture of Phil Lesh]


Leslie, Joan
Born 26 January 1925  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Hollywood actress of the 1940s.
[Picture of Joan Leslie]


Leslie, John
Born 22 February 1965  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Former 'Blue Peter' and 'Wheel of Fortune' presenter who's career and life came apart in 2002 after allegations of rape from '4x4' Ulrika Jonnsson in her autobiography. Despite this and other allegations, Leslie has never been charged.
[Picture of John Leslie]


Lessing, Doris (Died in 2013)
Born 22 October 1919  (Kermanshah, Persia (now Iran))
Novelist whose works are strongly influenced by politics, psychology and her own upbringing in colonial Africa. She has often been described as a feminist writer, although she shuns this label.
[Picture of Doris Lessing]


Lester, Ketty
Born 16 August 1934  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
Singer and actress best known for her hit 'Love Letters', later covered by Elvis Presley.
[Picture of Ketty Lester]


Lester, Richard
Born 19 January 1932  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
US-born anglophile film director most famous for directing the Beatles in 'A Hard Day's Night' and 'Help'.
[Picture of Richard Lester]


Levi Montalcini, Rita (Died in 2012)
Born 22 April 1909  (Turin, Italy)
Nobel Prize winning Neurologist, the oldest living Nobel Laureate at the turn of the year.
[Picture of Rita Levi Montalcini]


Levinson, Barry
Born 6 April 1942  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Award winning (Rain Man) film director, producer & screenwriter.
[Picture of Barry Levinson]


Lewis, Jerry
Born 16 March 1926  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Actor, writer, director, producer and composer, born Joseph Levitch. Formed a partnership with Dean Martin and made 18 films with him in 10 years, before going on to have his greatest success in 'The Nutty Professor' (1963). Taught Steven Spielberg and George Lucas at film school in the 1960s.
[Picture of Jerry Lewis]


Lewis, Jerry Lee
Born 29 September 1935  (Ferriday, Louisiana, USA)
The piano-playing rock-n-roller with balls of fire so great that he married his thirteen-year-old cousin and once turned up at Graceland with a gun, threatening to kill Elvis. He has succeeded in surviving where just about everyone around him has failed: his son was killed in a car crash, his fourth wife drowned in a swimming pool, and his fifth wife died of a drugs overdose. Wonder why his nickname is "The Killer"?
[Picture of Jerry Lee Lewis]


Lewis, Martyn
Born 7 April 1945  (Swansea, Wales)
Television newscaster who almost burst into tears after Tony Blair's eulogy to Princess Diana in 1997. Now retired from newsreading.
[Picture of Martyn Lewis]


Lewis, Stephen
Born 14 November 1936  (London, England)
TV actor - played the part of Blakey in "On the Buses".
[Picture of Stephen Lewis]


Liddy, G. Gordon
Born 30 November 1930  (Hoboken, New Jersey, USA)
Ex-FBI agent & attorney, who led the break-in of the Watergate building in 1972 on Richard Nixon's orders.
[Picture of G. Gordon Liddy]


Lieberman, Joe
Born 24 February 1942  (Stamford, Connecticut, USA)
Former Vice-Presidential candidate and long standing Democrat, now starting to edge ever closer to the right. Rather suspisciously supported the 'War on Terror' and the invasion of Iraq, which makes you wonder whether it was going to happen anyway, even if Al Gore did win the 2000 presidential election...
[Picture of Joe Lieberman]


Lilian of Sweden, Princess (Died in 2013)
Born 30 August 1915  (Swansea, Wales)
Née Lilian May Davies. Widow of the late Prince Bertil of Sweden. She is still active in the Swedish royal family.
[Picture of Princess Lilian of Sweden]


Lilienthal, Andor Andor Lilienthal is no longer with us
Born 5 May 1911  (Moscow, Russia)

Died 8 May 2010  (Budapest, Hungary)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Hungarian chess grandmaster, played from the 1930s onwards.
[Picture of Andor Lilienthal]


Limbaugh, Rush
Born 12 January 1951  (Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA)
US talk show host.
[Picture of Rush Limbaugh]


Limbu, Rambahadur
Born 1 August 1939  (Chyangthapu, Yangrop Thum, Eastern Nepal)
VC holder, who won it for bravery in a fight in 1965 against Indonesian troops.
[Picture of Rambahadur Limbu]


Lin, Maya
Born 5 October 1959  (Athens, Ohio, USA)
Sculptor & artist of Chinese origin.
[Picture of Maya Lin]


Lind, Bob
Born 25 November 1942  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Folk singer who had a big hit in 1966 with 'Elusive Butterfly'.
[Picture of Bob Lind]


Lineker, Gary
Born 30 November 1960  (Leicester, England)
Former England striker turned TV presenter.
[Picture of Gary Lineker]


Lini, Ham
Born 8 December 1951  (Pentecost, Vanuatu)
Prime Minister of Vanuatu from 2004 to 2008.
[Picture of Ham Lini]


Linkletter, Art Art Linkletter is no longer with us
Born 17 July 1912  (Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada)

Died 26 May 2010  (Los Angleles, California, USA)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
Presenter of lame shows on US TV, such as "Kids Say the Darnedest Things". A kind of American Denis Norden.
[Picture of Art Linkletter]


Lipscomb, William (Died in 2011)
Born 9 December 1919  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
American chemist & Nobel Prize winner.
[Picture of William Lipscomb]


Littrell, Brian
Born 20 February 1975  (Lexington, Kentucky, USA)
Singer and songwriter with US Pop band Backstreet Boys.
[Picture of Brian Littrell]


Litvinoff, Emanuel (Died in 2011)
Born 5 May 1915  (Bethnal Green, London, England)
Feted writer & human rights campaigner.
[Picture of Emanuel Litvinoff]


Lloyd, Christopher
Born 22 October 1938  (Stamford, Connecticut, USA)
Actor, best known for his roles in "Addams Family" & as Doc Brown in the "Back to the Future" films.
[Picture of Christopher Lloyd]


Lloyd, Sian
Born 3 July 1958  (Maesteg, Bridgend, Wales)
Weather presenter with an extraordinary wide mouth, who is best perhaps known as the woman dumped by a god-ugly MP for a Cheeky Girl....
[Picture of Sian Lloyd]


Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Born 22 March 1948  (London, England)
Started composing music when still at school, and met Tim Rice in 1965. Together they wrote the scores for, among others, 'Jesus Christ Superstar', 'Evita', 'Cats' and 'Phantom of the Opera'. Three times married, most famously to Sarah Brightman, and older brother of classical musician Julian.
[Picture of Andrew Lloyd Webber]


Loaf, Meat
Born 27 September 1951  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Real name Marvin Lee Aday. Although born in Texas - home of Houston, America's fattest city for the third year running - Mr Loaf moved to the West Coast in the 1960s. After appearing in various musicals, including "Hair" and the movie version of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show", he performed vocals on a number of albums before hitting the big time with "Bat Out Of Hell" in 1977. His partnership with Jim Steinman soon deteriorated, along with his career, and by the end of the 1980s he was bankrupt. But by the mid-1990s they'd kissed and made up, releasing the imaginatively titled "Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell". In 2003 he collapsed on stage at Wembley Arena, and subsequently underwent heart surgery after being diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (an illness in which the patient thinks they are a law firm).
[Picture of Meat Loaf]


Lofthouse, Nat (Died in 2011)
Born 27 August 1925  (Bolton, Lancashire, England)
England and Bolton Wanderers footballer of the 1940s and '50s, who played over 500 games for his club and scored 30 goals for his country.
[Picture of Nat Lofthouse]


Logue, Christopher (Died in 2011)
Born 23 November 1926  (Portsmouth, England)
Poet and actor.
[Picture of Christopher Logue]


Lohan, Lindsay
Born 2 July 1986  (New York, New York, USA)
Apparently, she's an actress. However, much better known for her partying, car accidents, arguments, crash dieting, smoking, drug taking, going in & out of rehab etc etc.
[Picture of Lindsay Lohan]


Lom, Herbert (Died in 2012)
Born 9 January 1917  (Prague, Bohemia (now Czech Republic))
Actor, born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru, but decided that Lom was less of a mouthful, and he may just have been right. Usually played supporting roles, including Peter Sellers' long suffering boss Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies. Moved into horror films in the 1970s, none of which were particularly memorable.
[Picture of Herbert Lom]


Long, Janice
Born 5 April 1955  (Liverpool, England)
Radio 2 disc jockey and sister of Keith Chegwin.
[Picture of Janice Long]


Long, Shelley
Born 23 August 1949  (Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA)
Actress - Diane Chambers in "Cheers".
[Picture of Shelley Long]


Longthorne, Joe
Born 31 May 1955  (Kingston-upon-Hull, Humberside, England)
Light entertainer and erstwhile TV star. Was seriously ill with leukaemia and being kept alive by drugs and blood transfusions, but a bone marrow transplant seems to have perked him up no end, and as of April 2006 he's back on stage and on tour.
[Picture of Joe Longthorne]


Lopez, Jennifer
Born 24 July 1969  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actress and singer famed for her derrière.
[Picture of Jennifer Lopez]


Lord, Marjorie
Born 26 July 1918  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Television actress
[Picture of Marjorie Lord]


Loren, Sophia
Born 20 September 1934  (Pozzuoli, Italy)
Glamorous actress, born Sofia Villani Scicolone.
[Picture of Sophia Loren]


Loriod, Yvonne Yvonne Loriod is no longer with us
Born 20 January 1924  (Houilles, Paris, France)

Died 17 May 2010  (St Denis, Paris, France)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
French pianist, widow & former pupil of French composer Olivier Messiaen.
[Picture of Yvonne Loriod]


Lotterby, Sydney
Born 9 January 1926  (London, England)
TV director, mainly of comedies, which he has been doing for decades.
[Picture of Sydney Lotterby]


Louganis, Greg
Born 29 January 1960  (El Cajon, California, USA)
Olympic diver with 4 gold medals, a sore head and AIDS.
[Picture of Greg Louganis]


Love, Courtney
Born 9 July 1965  (San Francisco, California, USA)
The original Riot Grrl, who formed Hole after being kicked out of Babes In Toyland. Wife of the late Kurt Cobain, she has had numerous verbal and legal scuffles with his former Nirvana bandmates. When not busy being controversial, she spends her time bringing up her daughter and taking heroin.
[Picture of Courtney Love]


Lovell, Jim
Born 25 March 1928  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Astronaut, commander of the Apollo 13 space mission. Later became a businessman.
[Picture of Jim Lovell]


Lovell, Sir Bernard (Died in 2012)
Born 31 August 1913  (Oldland, Gloucestershire, England)
Pioneer of wartime radar and radio astromony. Responsible for the building of the Jodrell Bank radio telescope in Cheshire.
[Picture of Sir Bernard Lovell]


Lovelock, James
Born 26 July 1919  (Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England)
Scientist and propagator of the 'Gaia' theory of the environment.
[Picture of James Lovelock]


Lowe, Chris
Born 25 January 1949  (Scotland)
BBC newsreader who retired in 2009. Daughter Rebecca works at ESPN.
[Picture of Chris Lowe]


Lowe, Ted (Died in 2011)
Born 1 November 1920  (Lambourn, Berkshire, England)
Snooker commentator, nicknamed 'Whispering Ted', due to the fact that he whispers, and his name is Ted.
[Picture of Ted Lowe]


Lubbock, Terry
Born in Edmonton, London, England  (exact date unknown)
Father of the bloke found in Michael Barrymore's pool. Born in December 1944, exact date unknown.
[Picture of Terry Lubbock]


Lucas, George
Born 14 May 1944  (Modesto, California, USA)
Film director, producer & writer - the man behind the "Star Wars" films.
[Picture of George Lucas]


Lucas, Marcia
Date and place of birth unknown
Film editor who jointly won an Oscar in 1977 for her work on 'Star Wars'. Married to George Lucas from 1969 to 1983. Born 1945.
[Picture of Marcia Lucas]


Lucas, Matt
Born 5 March 1974  (Paddington, London, England)
Comedian, best known for his on-screen partnership with David Walliams in the hit noughties comedy 'Little Britain'. Ex-partner Kevin McGee commited suicide in 2009.
[Picture of Matt Lucas]


Lucas, Maurice
Born 18 February 1952  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former basketball player with the Chigaco Bulls. Died in October 2010 but didn't get the right obit.
[Picture of Maurice Lucas]


Lunn, Wilf
Born in Rastrick, Yorkshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Inventor and presenter of 'Vision On' and 'Eureka'.
[Picture of Wilf Lunn]


Lurie, Alison
Born 3 September 1926  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Pulitzer prize winning novelist and academic.
[Picture of Alison Lurie]


Lydon, John
Born 31 January 1956  (London, England)
AKA Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols & well-known idiot, which overshadows a lot of his geniune musical talent.
[Picture of John Lydon]


Lynam, Des
Born 17 September 1942  (Ennis, County Clare, Republic of Ireland)
Venerable sports anchorman, presenter of 'Grandstand' and 'Match of the Day'. The less said about 'Countdown' the better...
[Picture of Des Lynam]


Lynn, Dame Vera
Born 20 March 1917  (East Ham, London, England)
A performer from the age of 7, who really made it big during World War II. Her radio programme, 'Sincerely Yours', on which she was both presenter and singer of dreary ballads, made her 'The Forces' Sweetheart'. Ironic, then, that she had her first number 1 hit shortly after the war with a song sung partially in German - 'Auf Wiedersehen, Sweetheart'. Despite this gaffe, she was made a Dame in 1976. Recently became the oldest living person to have number 1 album in 2009.
[Picture of Dame Vera Lynn]


Lynn, Loretta
Born 14 April 1935  (Butcher Holler, Kentucky, USA)
Country & Western musician, who boasts that her ranch is "the seventh largest tourist attraction in Tennessee". Dizzy heights of fame indeed.
[Picture of Loretta Lynn]


Lyon, Jennifer
Born 27 February 1972  (Boulder City, Nevada, USA)
Former contestant on US TV's 'Survivor' before being diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2005. Died January 2010 but no obit.
[Picture of Jennifer Lyon]


Lyonne, Natasha
Born 4 April 1979  (New York, New York, USA)
American actress ("American Pie", "Blade: Trinity", "Scary Movie 2").
[Picture of Natasha Lyonne]


Lytle, Marshall (Died in 2013)
Born 1 September 1933  (Old Fort, North Carolina, USA)
Rock and Roll musician.
[Picture of Marshall Lytle]

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