Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2011: D


Dae Kim, Daniel
Born 4 August 1968  (Busan, South Korea)
Korean actor, known for his roles in 'Hawaii Five-0' and 'Lost'.
[Picture of Daniel Dae Kim]


Dahl, Robert
Born 17 December 1915  (Inwood, Ioha, USA)
US political analyst.
[Picture of Robert Dahl]


Dale, Alan
Born 6 May 1947  (Dunedin, New Zealand)
Depending on your age/TV likes - Jim Robinson in 'Neighbours' or Bradford Meade in 'Ugly Betty'. Rather worryingly for Dale, three of his best known characters have died of heart-attacks...
[Picture of Alan Dale]


Dale, Dick
Born 4 May 1937  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Surf-rock guitarist.
[Picture of Dick Dale]


Dale, Jim
Born 15 August 1935  (Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England)
Actor, one of the few living stars of Carry On, whose Carry On legend status was severely damaged when he appeared in the woeful Carry on Columbus.
[Picture of Jim Dale]


Daley, Maggie Maggie Daley is no longer with us
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA  (exact date unknown)

Died 24 November 2011  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Age at death: 68  (read death notice)
Wife of retiring Mayor of Chicago, Richard M. Daley.
[Picture of Maggie Daley]


Daley, Rob Rob Daley is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 27 May 2011  (Plymouth, Devon, England)

Age at death: 40  (read death notice)
Cancer-stricken father of young diving sensation Tom Daley. Born 1970.
[Picture of Rob Daley]


Dallas, Hugh
Born 26 October 1957  (Allanton, near Shotts, Scotland)
Former SPL referee who resigned as the SFA Referee Development Officer in November 2010 after making inappropriate comments about Pope Benedict XVI through the snide's charter that is Twitter.
[Picture of Hugh Dallas]


Daly, John
Born 28 April 1966  (Carmichael, California, USA)
Hard drinking, cigarette puffing, high-stake gambling, drug-taking & hugely overweight golfer. Also one of the most popular & most talented golfers of the last 20 years, probably because of all the above...
[Picture of John Daly]


Daly, Tom
Born 25 April 1918  (Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada)
Filmmaker, primarily for the National Film Board of Canada.
[Picture of Tom Daly]


Damone, Vic
Born 12 June 1928  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Italian-American easy-listening singer.
[Picture of Vic Damone]


Dana, Bill
Born 5 October 1924  (Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)
Comedian and writer, known in the U.S. For his "José Jiménez" character on television.
[Picture of Bill Dana]


Danese, Shera
Born 7 December 1950  (place of birth unknown)
Actress wife of Peter Falk. Born 1950.
[Picture of Shera Danese]


D'Angelo, Beverly
Born 15 November 1951  (Columbus, Ohio, USA)
Actress best known as Ellen Griswold in the 'National Lampoon's Vacation' series of comedies.
[Picture of Beverly D'Angelo]


Daniels, Paul
Born 6 April 1938  (Middlesbrough, England)
Magician and generally ubiquitous light-entertainment TV celebrity, the lowest point in whose career (and let's face it, it has a lot of competition) was probably presenting the late 1980s kids' TV programme 'Wizbit'. An eight-foot rabbit named Willy and a three-foot cone-shaped creature starring alongside a four-foot toupée-wearing conjuror...truly, truly dreadful.
[Picture of Paul Daniels]


Darrieux, Danielle
Born 1 May 1917  (Bordeaux, France)
French singer & movie actress, who made some films in America.
[Picture of Danielle Darrieux]


Darski, Adam
Born 10 June 1977  (Gdynia, Poland)
Lead singer of Polish death metal band Behemoth.
[Picture of Adam Darski]


Dass, Ram
Born 6 April 1931  (Bosron, Massachusetts, USA)
American hippie author. Converted to Hinduism from Judaism in 1967. Born Richard Alpert.
[Picture of Ram Dass]


David, Hal (Died in 2012)
Born 25 May 1921  (New York, New York, USA)
Lyricist & songwriter, often teaming up with Burt Bacharach.
[Picture of Hal David]


Davidson, Alan
Born 14 June 1929  (Lisarow, New South Wales, Australia)
Former Australian international all-rounder.
[Picture of Alan Davidson]


Davies, Dickie
Born 30 April 1933  (Wallasey, Cheshire, England)
Former presenter of World of Sport, well known for his badger-like hair.
[Picture of Dickie Davies]


Davies, Peter Maxwell
Born 8 September 1934  (Salford, Lancashire, England)
Composer and currrent Master of the Queen's Music.
[Picture of Peter Maxwell Davies]


Davies, Windsor
Born 28 August 1930  (Canning Town, London, England)
English-born but Welsh-bred thespian who over-acted his way through dreadful '70s sitcom 'It Ain't Half Hot, Mum' and the cringeworthy 'Never The Twain'.
[Picture of Windsor Davies]


Davis, Al Al Davis is no longer with us
Born 4 July 1929  (Brockton, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 8 October 2011  (Oakland, California, USA)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Owner of NFL's Oakland Raiders.
[Picture of Al Davis]


Davis, Ann B.
Born 3 May 1926  (Schenectady, New York, USA)
Veteran film actress.
[Picture of Ann B. Davis]


Davis, Clive
Born 4 April 1932  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Music producer, founder & long time head of Arista Records.
[Picture of Clive Davis]


Davis, Geena
Born 21 January 1956  (Wareham, Massachusetts, USA)
Actress in films & TV - very successful too - most notably for 'Thelma & Louise'.
[Picture of Geena Davis]


Dawn, Liz
Born 8 November 1939  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Star of Coronation Street for many years, playing gobby fishwife Vera Duckworth. Diagnosed with emphysema in 2004.
[Picture of Liz Dawn]


Dawn, Marva
Born 20 August 1948  (Napoleon, Ohio, USA)
Christian theologian.
[Picture of Marva Dawn]


Dawson, Richard (Died in 2012)
Born 20 November 1932  (Gosport, Hampshire, England)
British born, American game show-host & actor; 'Hogan's Heroes' etc.
[Picture of Richard Dawson]


Dawson, Ronnie
Born 5 June 1932  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Former Ireland and British Lions rugby union international. Captained the Lions on the 1959 tour of Australia & New Zealand.
[Picture of Ronnie Dawson]


Day, Doris
Born 3 April 1924  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
One of America's most prolific actresses of the 1950s and '60s, born Doris Mary Ann von Kappelhoff. After the death of her third husband, Marty Melcher, in 1968, she quit movies and turned to television and later to animal welfare.
[Picture of Doris Day]


de Carvalho Guimarães Rosa, Aracy
Born 5 December 1908  (Rio Negro, Paraná, Brazil)
Woman who worked at the Brazilian consulate in Germany in the 1930s and helped to send Jews to Brazil to avoid perscecution from the Nazis. Died in February 2011 but no obit.
[Picture of Aracy de Carvalho Guimarães Rosa]


De Duve, Christian (Died in 2013)
Born 2 October 1917  (Thames Ditton, Surrey, England)
British born, but Belgian cytologist and biochemist.
[Picture of Christian De Duve]


de Havilland, Olivia
Born 1 July 1916  (Tokyo, Japan)
Sister of Joan Fontaine, but hasn't spoken to her since 1942. Actress who picked up the award-winning parts, largely as she wasn't the most glamorous girl on the block. Now retired and living in France.
[Picture of Olivia de Havilland]


de Klerk, F. W.
Born 18 March 1936  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Former President of South Africa from 1989-1994.
[Picture of F. W. de Klerk]


de Oliveira, Manoel
Born 12 January 1908  (Oporto, Portugal)
Portuguese film director.
[Picture of Manoel de Oliveira]


De Palma, Brian
Born 11 September 1940  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Film director from the generation of filmmakers that dominated the 1970s and 80s. Films include 'Carrie' (1976), 'Scarface' (1983) and 'The Untouchables' (1987). Famously wrote off George Lucas' 'Star Wars' when Lucas showed him and others a rough cut of the picture in 1976.
[Picture of Brian De Palma]


Dean, John
Born 14 October 1938  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Former White House Counsel to Richard Nixon. Became deeply involved in the Watergate Scandal. Now an author & political activist.
[Picture of John Dean]


Dee, Ruby
Born 27 October 1924  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Film actress & playwright (amongst other credits), the widow of actor Ossie Davis.
[Picture of Ruby Dee]


Defen, Yao (Died in 2012)
Born 15 July 1972  (Liuan, Anhui, Shucheng, China)
Tallest woman in the world, who has suffered numerous health problems as a result of her 7ft, 8 inch frame.
[Picture of Yao Defen]


Del Rubio, Milly
Born 23 August 1921  (Panama Canal Zone, Panama)
Last survivor of the Del Rubio triplets which briefly had fame in the 1980s. Died in July 2011 but no obit.
[Picture of Milly Del Rubio]


del Santo, El Hijo
Born 2 August 1963  (Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico)
Masked mexican wrestler.
[Picture of El Hijo del Santo]


Della Casa, Lisa (Died in 2012)
Born 2 February 1919  (Burgdorf, Switzerland)
Swiss opera singer, well known in the 1950s.
[Picture of Lisa Della Casa]


Deller, Keith
Born 24 December 1959  (Ipswich, England)
Produced one of the greatest upsets in darts history, when he defeated Eric Bristow in the 1983 BDO World Championship final, when darts really was darts...
[Picture of Keith Deller]


Demjanjuk, John (Died in 2012)
Born 3 April 1920  (Duboye Makharintsy, Kiev, Ukraine)
Retired auto worker & former SS Guard. Currently on trial for war crimes.
[Picture of John Demjanjuk]


Dench, Judy
Born 9 December 1934  (York, Yorkshire, England)
Actress, firstly in stage, then became famous in TV sitcoms, before appearing in an increasing number of feature films.
[Picture of Judy Dench]


Denmark, Leila (Died in 2012)
Born 1 February 1898  (Portal, Georgia, USA)
American paediatrician and medical researcher whose work on whooping cough in the early '30s led to the development of the pertussis vaccine and the modern-day DPT vaccination. She continued to practise until her retirement in 2002 at the age of 104.
[Picture of Leila Denmark]


Dennehy, Brian
Born 9 July 1938  (Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA)
Actor - a regular star character actor in many films.
[Picture of Brian Dennehy]


Depardieu, Gérard
Born 27 December 1948  (Chateauroux, France)
Top French actor, who has acted in international films as well. Was caught short on a flight to Dublin in August 2011 to much amusment.
[Picture of Gérard Depardieu]


Depp, Johnny
Born 9 June 1963  (Owensboro, Kentucky, USA)
Actor, often in kooky roles & beloved by many a female.
[Picture of Johnny Depp]


Derby-Lewis, Clive
Born 22 January 1936  (Cape Town South Africa)
Right-wing Afrikaaner politician, jailed for his part in the assassination of activist Chris Hani in 1993.
[Picture of Clive Derby-Lewis]


Derbyshire, Eileen
Born 6 October 1930  (Urmston, Manchester, England)
Actress, has played Emily Bishop in 'Coronation Street' since 1961.
[Picture of Eileen Derbyshire]


Derek, Bo
Born 20 November 1956  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress and model - remembered by many males for her run along the beach with beaded hair in the movie '10'.
[Picture of Bo Derek]


Deuel, Patrick
Born 28 March 1962  (Nebraska, USA)
Man who featured in the 'BodyShock' TV series showcasing his considerable obesity and his attempts to fight it.
[Picture of Patrick Deuel]


Devereux, Alan
Date and place of birth unknown
Radio actor. Played Sid Perks in 'The Archers' from 1963-2010. Born 1941.
[Picture of Alan Devereux]


Devlin McAliskey, Bernadette
Born 23 April 1947  (Cookstown, Tyrone, Northern Ireland)
Northern Irish republican and civil rights activist who became the youngest woman ever to be elected to the UK Parliament in 1969 aged just 21.
[Picture of Bernadette Devlin McAliskey]


Devonshire, The Duchess of
Born 31 March 1920  (Asthall Manor, Oxfordshire, England)
Deborah Mitford, youngest and sole survivor of the famous Mitford sisters. Was married to the late Duke of Devonshire for over 60 years; just to be different, they lived in Derbyshire.
[Picture of The Duchess of Devonshire]


Dexter, Colin
Born 29 September 1930  (Stamford, Lincolnshire, England)
Author, creator of 'Inspector Morse'.
[Picture of Colin Dexter]


Di Stefano, Alfredo
Born 4 July 1926  (Barrancas, Argentina)
Acknowledged as one of the greatest footballers ever. Enjoyed a fruitful partnership with Ferenc Puskas at Real Madrid, during which the club won the European Cup 5 times in a row, from 1956-60.
[Picture of Alfredo Di Stefano]


Dick, Andy
Born 21 December 1965  (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)
Extremely controversial American comic actor, who hosts his own radio show called 'The Shit Show'.
[Picture of Andy Dick]


Dick, Derek
Born 25 April 1958  (Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland)
Better known as "Fish", lead singer of the 80s prog rock band Marillion.
[Picture of Derek Dick]


Dickens, Little Jimmy
Born 19 December 1920  (Bolt, West Virginia, USA)
Diminuitive country and western singer. Has played at the Grand Ole Opry for over 60 years.
[Picture of Little Jimmy Dickens]


Dickinson, Angie
Born 30 September 1931  (Kulm, North Dakota, USA)
Actress, in many a film & TV show from the 1950s onwards.
[Picture of Angie Dickinson]


Dickson Wright, Clarissa
Born 28 June 1947  (St John's Wood, London, England)
Born Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmerelda Dickson Wright, which is going to be hell to carve onto a gravestone. One of the Two Fat Ladies (Celebrity chefs), so it's going to be hell to put her in the grave. Might be better all round if she's cremated...
[Picture of Clarissa Dickson Wright]


Dill, Diana
Born 22 January 1923  (Hamilton, Bermuda)
Actress & former wife of Kirk Douglas.
[Picture of Diana Dill]


Diller, Phyllis (Died in 2012)
Born 17 July 1917  (Lima, Ohio, USA)
Stand-up comedienne who has a wisecrack comment about most things. Looks better than average for her age. But for how much longer?
[Picture of Phyllis Diller]


Dimmock, Peter
Born 6 December 1920  (London, England)
Former Head of the BBC's Outside Broadcasts, which included sport and big public events, like The Queen's Coronation. Also the first presenter of 'Grandstand'.
[Picture of Peter Dimmock]


Dinenage, Fred
Born 8 June 1942  (Birmingham, England)
Despite his birthplace, has been long since based in the South of England. Well known nationally for 'How?' and 'How 2', and to football fans as a former director of Portsmouth F.C.
[Picture of Fred Dinenage]


Dingell, John
Born 8 July 1926  (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)
Current longest-serving member of the House of Representatives in the U.S.
[Picture of John Dingell]


Dinkins, David
Born 10 July 1927  (Trenton, New Jersey, USA)
The only African American to hold the office of Mayor of New York, which Dinkins did from 1990-1993.
[Picture of David Dinkins]


Disick, Scott
Born 26 May 1983  (Eastport, Long Island, New York, USA)
TV personality and socialite.
[Picture of Scott Disick]


Ditka, Mike
Born 18 October 1939  (Carnegie, Pennsylvania, USA)
American football player and coach who won the Super Bowl in both roles.
[Picture of Mike Ditka]


Dober, Andreas
Born 31 March 1986  (Vienna, Austria)
Footballer. Plays for Rapid Wien.
[Picture of Andreas Dober]


Docherty, Tommy
Born 24 August 1928  (Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish international footballer and outspoken football manager.
[Picture of Tommy Docherty]


Dodd, Ken
Born 8 November 1927  (Liverpool, England)
End-of-the-pier stand-up comedian turned TV star and surprisingly successful singer. Not remotely funny to anyone under the age of about 70. Will this be the year he says "tatty bye" for the last time?
[Picture of Ken Dodd]


Doerr, Bobby
Born 7 April 1918  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Major League Baseball player. Second baseman for the Boston Red Sox.
[Picture of Bobby Doerr]


Dogg, Nate Nate Dogg is no longer with us
Born 19 August 1969  (Long Beach, California, USA)

Died 15 March 2011  (Long Beach, California, USA)

Age at death: 41  (read death notice)
Rap & hip-hop star.
[Picture of Nate Dogg]


Dogg, Snoop
Born 20 October 1971  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Gangsta rapper, born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
[Picture of Snoop Dogg]


Doherty, Pete
Born 12 March 1979  (Liverpool, England)
Former lead singer of The Libertines, now with Babyshambles. His addictions to heroin and crack have made his behaviour increasingly random, self-centred and downright tedious.
[Picture of Pete Doherty]


Doig, Christopher
Born 3 April 1948  (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Opera singer. Died in October 2011 but no obit.
[Picture of Christopher Doig]


Dokes, Michael (Died in 2012)
Born 10 August 1958  (Akron, Ohio)
Former WBA Heavyweight boxing champion.
[Picture of Michael Dokes]


Dole, Bob
Born 22 July 1923  (Russell, Kansas, USA)
Veteran US politician, former Presidential candidate back in 1996.
[Picture of Bob Dole]


D'Oliveira, Basil Basil D'Oliveira is no longer with us
Born 4 October 1931  (Cape Town, South Africa)

Died 19 November 2011  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
Mixed-race South African cricketer who was barred from playing for his native country under the apartheid regime, so emigrated to, and played for, England instead. Now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Basil D'Oliveira]


Domingo, Plácido
Born 21 January 1941  (Madrid, Spain)
Legendary tenor, famous for his collaborations with Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as "The Three Tenors".
[Picture of Plácido Domingo]


Domino, Fats
Born 26 February 1928  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
American rock 'n' roll star.
[Picture of Fats Domino]


Donaldson, Mark
Born 2 April 1979  (Waratah, New South Wales, Australia)
First recipient of the Victoria Cross for Australia, for gallantry, when protecting injured troops in Oruzgan Province in Afghanistan in 2008.
[Picture of Mark Donaldson]


Donen, Stanley
Born 13 April 1924  (Columbia, South Carolina, USA)
Film director and choreographer who's most famous work is 'Singing in the Rain'. Also directed 'Bedazzled' with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
[Picture of Stanley Donen]


Dong-Gun, Jang
Born 7 March 1972  (Seoul, South Korea)
Korean actor, mainly on television.
[Picture of Jang Dong-Gun]


Donleavy, J.P.
Born 23 April 1926  (New York City, New York, USA)
America-born Irish author of the realist school of literature.
[Picture of J.P. Donleavy]


Doo-Hwan, Chun
Born 18 January 1931  (Hapcheon, South Gyeongsang, South Korea)
President of South Korea from 1980-88.
[Picture of Chun Doo-Hwan]


Doonican, Val
Born 3 February 1927  (Waterford, Republic of Ireland)
Cardigan-wearing crooner, who for many years had a large, mainly geriatric, fan base.
[Picture of Val Doonican]


Dorst, Tankred
Born 19 December 1925  (Sonneberg, Thuringia, Germany)
German playwright.
[Picture of Tankred Dorst]


Dotrice, Karen
Born 9 November 1955  (Guernsey, Channel Islands)
Former child actress who starred in 'Mary Poppins'. Sister of Michele Dotrice.
[Picture of Karen Dotrice]


Douglas, Donna
Born 26 September 1933  (Pride, Louisiana, USA)
Actress, best known as Elly May Clampett in 'The Beverly Hillbillies'.
[Picture of Donna Douglas]


Douglas, Kirk
Born 9 December 1916  (New York, New York, USA)
Born Issur Danielovitch Demsky. Has appeared in over 100 films, spanning almost 60 years, and still going. Father of Michael.
[Picture of Kirk Douglas]


Douglas, Michael
Born 25 September 1944  (New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA)
Followed his father Kirk into films, and was a moderately successful actor for 20 years until 'Fatal Attraction' really launched him into superstardom in 1987, quickly followed by 'Wall Street' and 'Basic Instinct'. Somehow managed to pull Catherine Zeta-Jones, who is exactly 25 years his junior.
[Picture of Michael Douglas]


Douglas, Shirley
Born 2 April 1934  (Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada)
Actress and mother to Keifer Sutherland.
[Picture of Shirley Douglas]


Douglass, Sara
Born 2 June 1957  (Penola, Australia)
Australian author, a science fiction/fantasy writer. Died in September 2011 but no obit.
[Picture of Sara Douglass]


Dow, Ellen Albertini
Born 16 November 1918  (Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, USA)
Actress whose career started late in life and consequentially, her roles are normally that of batty old ladies.
[Picture of Ellen Albertini Dow]


Downs, Hugh
Born 14 February 1921  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
American broadcaster, producer and game show host.
[Picture of Hugh Downs]


Doyle, Candida
Born 25 August 1963  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
The quiet keyboard player off of Britpop legends Pulp, who have recently reformed.
[Picture of Candida Doyle]


Drake, Ervin
Born 3 April 1919  (New York, New York, USA)
American songwriter, whose most famous work is 'It Was A Very Good Year'.
[Picture of Ervin Drake]


Driver, Betty Betty Driver is no longer with us
Born 20 May 1920  (Leicester, England)

Died 15 October 2011  (Cheadle, Cheshire, England)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
'Coronation Street' actress - Betty the barmaid in the Rovers' Return.
[Picture of Betty Driver]


Drogba, Didier
Born 11 March 1978  (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
Chelsea and Ivory Coast footballer. Known for his hustling style, fine technique and playacting on the field.
[Picture of Didier Drogba]


Drury, James
Born 18 April 1934  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actor, star of US 1960s Western series 'The Virginian'.
[Picture of James Drury]


Du Cann, Edward
Born 28 May 1924  (Oxford, England)
Tory MP for Taunton for 31 years, and former head of the influential backbench 1922 Committee.
[Picture of Edward Du Cann]


Dubost, Paulette Paulette Dubost is no longer with us
Born 8 October 1910  (Paris, France)

Died 21 September 2011  (Longjumeau, France)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
Actress who appeared in the classic Jean Renoir film 'La Règle du jeu' in 1939.
[Picture of Paulette Dubost]


Dubs, Alf
Born 12 December 1932  (Prague, Czechoslovakia)
Former MP for Battersea & one of the children saved from the Nazi's by Sir Nicholas Winton.
[Picture of Alf Dubs]


Duccini, Ruth
Born 23 July 1918  (Rush City, Minnesota, USA)
One of the last surviving munchkins from 'The Wizard of Oz'.
[Picture of Ruth Duccini]


Duchaussoy, Michel (Died in 2012)
Born 29 November 1938  (Valenciennes, France)
French film actor.
[Picture of Michel Duchaussoy]


Duke, Geoff
Born 29 March 1923  (St Helens, Lancashire, England)
Former World Motorcycle champion and five times winner of the Isle of Man TT.
[Picture of Geoff Duke]


Dulbecco, Renato (Died in 2012)
Born 22 February 1914  (place of birth unknown)
Virologist who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1975.
[Picture of Renato Dulbecco]


Dullea, Keir
Born 30 May 1936  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Actor, forever known as astronaut David "Dave" Bowman in Stanley Kubrick's epic 1968 film '2001: A Space Odyssey'. Funny to think we're a decade passed that now and no monolith to be found...
[Picture of Keir Dullea]


Duncan, Jock
Born in New Deer, Aberdeenshire, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Scottish traditional folk singer. Born 1925.
[Picture of Jock Duncan]


Dundas, David
Born 2 June 1945  (Oxford, England)
Musician. Provided the memorable themes for Channel 4 and TV-am.
[Picture of David Dundas]


Dunlop, John L.
Born 10 July 1939  (Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England)
Horse trainer who trained two Derby winners.
[Picture of John L. Dunlop]


Dunn, Clive (Died in 2012)
Born 9 January 1920  (London, England)
Television actor, best remembered for his roles as Corporal Jones in 'Dad's Army' and Charlie Quick in 'Grandad'; he had a no. 1 hit single with the theme tune to the latter. Random fact: Gretchen Franklin was his cousin.
[Picture of Clive Dunn]


Dunn, Patricia C. Patricia C. Dunn is no longer with us
Born 27 March 1953  (Burbank, California, USA)

Died 4 December 2011  (Orinda, California, USA)

Age at death: 58  (read death notice)
Former Hewlett-Packard board member who got embroiled in an industrial espionage row.
[Picture of Patricia C. Dunn]


Dunst, Kirsten
Born 30 April 1982  (Point Pleasent, New Jersey, New York)
Actress, first gained fame as a child actress in 'Interview with a Vampire' before appearing in the 'Spider-Man' trilogy.
[Picture of Kirsten Dunst]


Durbin, Deanna (Died in 2013)
Born 4 December 1921  (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)
Canadian singer and actress who had fame in the 1930s before withdrawing from public life in 1950.
[Picture of Deanna Durbin]


Düringer, Roland
Born 31 October 1963  (Vienna, Austria)
Austrian cabaret artist and actor.
[Picture of Roland Düringer]


Durning, Charles (Died in 2012)
Born 28 February 1923  (Highland Falls, New York, USA)
Popular US actor. Not in the best of health lately, and his obesity doesn't help his chances of seeing next year.
[Picture of Charles Durning]


Dutilleux, Henri (Died in 2013)
Born 22 January 1916  (Angers, France)
French classical music composer
[Picture of Henri Dutilleux]


Duvalier, Jean-Claude
Born 3 July 1951  (Port-Au-Prince, Haiti)
Former leader of Haiti, son of the notorious "Papa Doc" Duvalier.
[Picture of Jean-Claude Duvalier]


Duvall, Robert
Born 5 January 1931  (San Diego, California, USA)
US movie actor & director, in countless films since 1962.
[Picture of Robert Duvall]


Duvall, Shelley
Born 7 July 1949  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Actress, best known for her role in Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'.
[Picture of Shelley Duvall]


Dykstra, John
Born 3 June 1947  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Special effects pioneer, known for his work on 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of John Dykstra]


Dylan, Bob
Born 24 May 1941  (Duluth, Minnesota, USA)
Legendary folk singer with an annoying voice. Still touring.
[Picture of Bob Dylan]


Dynevor, Sally
Born 30 May 1963  (Middleton, Lancashire, England)
Born Sally Whittaker, Dynevor is an actress "known to millions" as the saying goes, as Sally Webster (keep up) in 'Coronation Street', the annoying but strangely doable wife of dopey car mechanic Kevin.
[Picture of Sally Dynevor]

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