Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2011: Y


Yamada, Isuzu (Died in 2012)
Born 5 February 1917  (Osaka, Japan)
Veteran Japanese actress.
[Picture of Isuzu Yamada]


Yarwood, Mike
Born 14 March 1941  (Stockport, Cheshire, England)
British impressionist, famed for his impression of Harold Wilson, not been on TV in ages.
[Picture of Mike Yarwood]


Yeager, Chuck
Born 13 February 1923  (Myra, West Virginia, USA)
World War II flying ace, who later became a test pilot for the US Air Force and is credited with being the first person to break the sound barrier.
[Picture of Chuck Yeager]


Yeltsina, Naina
Born 14 March 1932  (Orenburg Region, Soviet Union (now Russia))
Widow of former Russian Federation president Boris.
[Picture of Naina Yeltsina]


Yeping, Wang
Born in Yangzhou, China  (exact date unknown)
First Lady of China from 1993-2003. Born 1928.
[Picture of Wang Yeping]


Yevtushenko, Yevgeny
Born 18 July 1933  (Zima, Irkutsk, Russia)
Russian poet.
[Picture of Yevgeny Yevtushenko]


Yew, Lee Kuan
Born 16 September 1923  (Singapore)
Prime Minister of Singapore from 1959-90.
[Picture of Lee Kuan Yew]


Yong-Eun, Yang
Born 15 January 1972  (Jeju-do, South Korea)
South Korean professional golfer. Won the U.S. PGA championship in 2009.
[Picture of Yang Yong-Eun]


Yonggi Cho, David
Born 14 February 1936  (Ulju-gun, Korea)
Korean christian minister, founder of the Yoido Full Gospel Church, which reputedly has the largest congregation in the World.
[Picture of David Yonggi Cho]


Yong-Ju, Kim
Date and place of birth unknown
Reputedly the late Kim Il-Sung's initial choice as dear leader before being passed over in favour of his nephew, Kim Jong-Il.
[Picture of Kim Yong-Ju]


Young, Alan
Born 19 November 1919  (North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England)
Actor best known as the voice of Scrooge McDuck.
[Picture of Alan Young]


Young, Donna
Date and place of birth unknown
Yes, you've guessed it, yet another terminally ill mother. Died in January 2011 but no obit...
[Picture of Donna Young]


Young, Dorothy Dorothy Young is no longer with us
Born 3 May 1907  (Otisville, New York, USA)

Died 20 March 2011  (Tinton Falls, New Jersey, USA)

Age at death: 103  (read death notice)
Entertainer who was an assistant to the late magician Harry Houdini.
[Picture of Dorothy Young]


Young, Jimmy
Born 21 September 1923  (Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England)
Having been presenter of BBC Radio 2's lunchtime show for thirty years, he was acrimoniously sacked towards the end of 2002. Real name Leslie Ronald Young, he usually appears in the same sentence as the word "veteran", and was reportedly Margaret Thatcher's favourite broadcaster. Which probably makes him a marked man.
[Picture of Jimmy Young]


Young, Mae
Born 12 March 1923  (Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA)
Wrestler, a veteran female performer who still makes WWE appearances.
[Picture of Mae Young]


Young, Neil
Born 12 November 1945  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Singer/songwriter, famous both as part of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and also in his own right. Survived a brain aneurysm in 2005, and is now back touring, his fifth decade of doing so.
[Picture of Neil Young]


Young, Neil Neil Young is no longer with us
Born 17 February 1944  (Manchester, England)

Died 3 February 2011  (Manchester, England)

Age at death: 66  (read death notice)
Former Manchester City striker, who scored the only goal in the 1969 FA Cup final. Not to be confused with the acclaimed Canadian rocker.
[Picture of Neil Young]


Young-Sam, Kim
Born 20 December 1927  (Geoje, South Gyeongsang, Korea)
President of South Korea from 1993-98.
[Picture of Kim Young-Sam]


Youzhi, Jin
Born 17 August 1918  (Shichahai, Beijing, China)
Only surviving brother of the Last Emperor of China, and a member of the Qing Dynasty.
[Picture of Jin Youzhi]


Yunjin, Kim
Born 7 November 1973  (Seoul, South Korea)
Korean American actress best known for her role in 'Lost'.
[Picture of Kim Yunjin]

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