Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2011: E


Eagleburger, Lawrence Lawrence Eagleburger is no longer with us
Born 1 August 1930  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)

Died 4 June 2011  (Charlottesville, Virginia, USA)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
Was briefly U.S. Secretary of State under George H. W. Bush in the interregnum between Bush's defeat in the Presidential election of 1992 and Bill Clinton's inauguration in January 1993.
[Picture of Lawrence Eagleburger]


Earl, Vince
Born 11 June 1944  (Birkenhead, Cheshire, England)
Actor, comedian and singer best known as the grouchy Ron Dixon in the Channel 4 soap 'Brookside'.
[Picture of Vince Earl]


Earl Jones, James
Born 17 January 1931  (Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA)
Actor who has had a 40-year career in movies without making it really big. However, he did provide the voice of Darth Vader in 'Star Wars' (the man in the suit was Dave Prowse). His father was Robert Earl Jones.
[Picture of James Earl Jones]


Earnhardt, Jr., Dale
Born 10 October 1974  (Kannapolis, North Carolina)
NASCAR racing driver, son of the late, great Dale Earnhardt.
[Picture of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.]


Easterby, Mick
Born 30 March 1931  (place of birth unknown)
Horse trainer, brother of the rather more successful Peter.
[Picture of Mick Easterby]


Easterby, Peter
Born 5 August 1929  (place of birth unknown)
Retired horse trainer, the only person to have saddled over 1000 winners in both flat and national hunt categories.
[Picture of Peter Easterby]


Eastwood, Clint
Born 31 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
College dropout son of a steelworker who made it big in spaghetti westerns and has been playing hard men ever since. Starred in the film which gave the DDP its name, so it will be truly ironic if he turns out to be a points scorer.
[Picture of Clint Eastwood]


Ebert, Roger (Died in 2013)
Born 18 June 1942  (Urbana, Illinois, USA)
Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic for the Chicago Sun Times. Also co-hosted a long-running TV show with fellow critic, the late Gene Siskel.
[Picture of Roger Ebert]


Ecclestone, Bernie
Born 28 October 1930  (St Peter South Elmham, Suffolk, England)
Top dog in the Formula 1 world, with sole control of F1 media rights and an estimated personal fortune of Ł2.4 billion, which makes him the 3rd wealthiest living Briton. Coincidentally, he's also the 3rd shortest man in Britain, standing just 2'9" in his stockinged feet.
[Picture of Bernie Ecclestone]


Echandi, Mario Mario Echandi is no longer with us
Born 17 June 1915  (San Jose, Costa Rica)

Died 31 July 2011  (San Jose, Costa Rica)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Former President of Costa Rica between 1958 & 1962.
[Picture of Mario Echandi]


Echeverría Álvarez, Luis
Born 17 January 1922  (Mexico City, Mexico)
Controversial former President of Mexico.
[Picture of Luis Echeverría Álvarez]


Eco, Umberto
Born 5 January 1932  (Alessandria, Italy)
Philosopher & author.
[Picture of Umberto Eco]


Edge, Graeme
Born 30 March 1941  (Rocester, England)
Drummer with prog-rockers The Moody Blues.
[Picture of Graeme Edge]


Edmonds, Noel
Born 22 December 1948  (Ilford, Essex, England)
Bearded TV presenter who spunked away a small fortune on his ill-advised Mr Blobby theme parks, managed to kill a contestant on his 'Late Late Breakfast Show', then amazed everyone by making an unlikely comeback with 'Deal or No Deal'.
[Picture of Noel Edmonds]


Edrich, John
Born 21 June 1937  (Blofield, Norfolk, England)
Former Surrey & England cricketer.
[Picture of John Edrich]


Edwards, Glynn
Born 2 February 1931  (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Actor, a regular on British TV & was married to comic actress Yootha Joyce.
[Picture of Glynn Edwards]


Edwards, John
Born 10 June 1953  (Seneca, South Carolina, USA)
Former senator for North Carolina and presidential hopeful. Career when down the shitter when he confessed to fathering a child with another woman and his cancer-striken wife Elizabeth left him.
[Picture of John Edwards]


Edwards, Robert G. (Died in 2013)
Born 27 September 1925  (Manchester, England)
Biologist who produced the World's first "test tube baby" in 1978, through the process on in-vitro fertilization, or IVF as it is commonly known.
[Picture of Robert G. Edwards]


Eggertsson, Dagur B.
Born 19 June 1972  (place of birth unknown)
Former mayor of Reykjavík, ousted when of his supporters, Ólafur F. Magnússon switched sides, forming a new majority with Magnússon himself becoming the new mayor.
[Picture of Dagur B. Eggertsson]


Ehrmann, Kurt
Born 7 June 1922  (Karlsruhe, Germany)
Former German footballer. Competed in the Helsinki Olympic games in 1952.
[Picture of Kurt Ehrmann]


Einarsson, Vilhjálmur
Born 5 June 1934  (Reyđarfjörđur, Iceland)
Former athlete. Won silver at the 1956 Olympic Games for Iceland in the triple jump.
[Picture of Vilhjálmur Einarsson]


Eisenmenger, Arthur
Born in Lörrach, Germany  (exact date unknown)
Graphic designer and creator of the EU flag and symbol, but shush, don't tell the Daily Express! Born 1915.
[Picture of Arthur Eisenmenger]


el Shukrijumah, Adnan Gulshair
Born 4 August 1975  (Saudi Arabia)
Alleged member of Al-Qaeda yada yada...
[Picture of Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah]


Elias, John
Date and place of birth unknown
Lebanese-born Australian rugby league player. Jailed in 2004 for shooting his business partner. Now head coach of the Lebanese rugby team. Born 1963.
[Picture of John Elias]


Elizabeth II, Queen
Born 21 April 1926  (London, England)
Queen of the UK, basically. Not a popular DDP pick, possibly because her late mother's longevity suggests she may have 20 years left in her yet.
[Picture of Queen Elizabeth II]


Ellis, Doug
Born 3 January 1924  (Chester, Cheshire, England)
Former chairman of Aston Villa football club.
[Picture of Doug Ellis]


Ellis Gordon, Robert
Date and place of birth unknown
Award-winning author and essayist.
[Picture of Robert Ellis Gordon]


Ellison, Harlan
Born 27 May 1934  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Science fiction author.
[Picture of Harlan Ellison]


Elmohamady, Ahmed
Born 9 September 1987  (El-Mahalla El-Kubra, Egypt)
Egyptian international footballer.
[Picture of Ahmed Elmohamady]


Emberg, Bella
Born 16 September 1937  (Brighton, Sussex, England)
Rotund comic sidekick, most famously in Russ Abbott's TV shows.
[Picture of Bella Emberg]


Emerson, Roy
Born 3 November 1936  (Blackbutt, Queensland, Australia)
One of the all time great tennis players. Held the record for the most grand slam singles titles for many years until being surpassed by Pete Sampras.
[Picture of Roy Emerson]


Emery, Ralph
Born 10 March 1933  (McEwen, Tennessee, USA)
American country music disc jockey and TV host.
[Picture of Ralph Emery]


Eminem, (rapper)
Born 17 October 1972  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
[Picture of (rapper) Eminem]


Endersby, Trudi
Date and place of birth unknown
"Star" of the Government's latest anti-smoking drive, having suffered from terminal lung cancer for 6 years. Born 1962.
[Picture of Trudi Endersby]


Engelbart, Douglas (Died in 2013)
Born 30 January 1925  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Inventor and father of the computer mouse.
[Picture of Douglas Engelbart]


Ensler, Eve
Born 25 May 1953  (New York City, New York, USA)
Playwright and feminist, best known for the play 'The Vagina Monologues'.
[Picture of Eve Ensler]


Enzensberger, Hans Magnus
Born 11 November 1929  (Kaufbeuren, Germany)
German author, poet and translator.
[Picture of Hans Magnus Enzensberger]


Epstein, Anthony
Born 18 May 1921  (Willesden, London, England)
Scientist, one of the discovers of the Epstein-Barr virus.
[Picture of Anthony Epstein]


Ermey, R. Lee
Born 24 March 1944  (Emporia, Kansas, USA)
US marine, turned actor - best known for his role as Sgt. Hartman in 'Full Metal Jacket'. Now also a military historian.
[Picture of R. Lee Ermey]


Escandon, Edgardo Leyva
Born 17 September 1969  (Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico)
High ranking member of the notoroius Tijuana Cartel.
[Picture of Edgardo Leyva Escandon]


Esien, Jocelyn Jee
Born 2 March 1979  (London, England)
Actress and comedian, best known for the hidden camera show '3 Non Blondes'.
[Picture of Jocelyn Jee Esien]


Esparragoza Moreno, Juan José
Born 3 February 1949  (Huichiopa, Sinaloa, Mexico)
Police officer-turned drug trafficker.
[Picture of Juan José Esparragoza Moreno]


Estes, Richard
Born 14 May 1932  (Kewanee, Illinois, USA)
Artist, known for his paintings that were remarkably similar to actual photos.
[Picture of Richard Estes]


Estrada, Erik
Born 16 May 1949  (Mesa, Arizona, USA)
Actor, best remembered as the lead actor in 'CHiPs'.
[Picture of Erik Estrada]


Etheridge, Melissa
Born 29 May 1961  (Leavenworth, Kansas, USA)
Female rock singer & songwriter. Has suffered & recovered from cancer.
[Picture of Melissa Etheridge]


Evans, Bishop Michael Bishop Michael Evans is no longer with us
Born 10 August 1951  (London, England)

Died 11 July 2011  (Norwich, England)

Age at death: 59  (read death notice)
Catholic Bishop of East Anglia.
[Picture of Bishop Michael Evans]


Evans, Wynne
Born 27 January 1972  (Camarthen, Wales)
Welsh tenor who is the irritating Go Compare opera singer in the TV adverts. I wonder if they compare dead pools?
[Picture of Wynne Evans]


Évora, Cesária Cesária Évora is no longer with us
Born 27 August 1941  (Mindelo, Cape Verde)

Died 17 December 2011  (Săo Vicente, Cape Verde)

Age at death: 70  (read death notice)
Cape Verdean singer whose career began at 47.
[Picture of Cesária Évora]


Ewing, Winnie
Born 10 July 1929  (Glasgow, Scotland)
One of the leading figures of the Scottish National Party. Won the Hamilton by-election in 1967, sparking the modern growth of the SNP as a major political force in Scotland.
[Picture of Winnie Ewing]


Ezra, Derek
Born 23 February 1919  (place of birth unknown)
Liberal Democrat peer. Former chairman of the National Coal Board.
[Picture of Derek Ezra]

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