Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2012: K

 

Kabila, Joseph
Born 4 June 1971  (Hewa Bora, Fizi, Democratic Republic of Congo)
President of the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2001, following the assassination of his father.
[Picture of Joseph Kabila]

 

Kaczynska, Jadwiga (Died in 2013)
Born 31 December 1926  (Starachowice, Poland)
Mother of the late president of Poland, Lech Kaczynski.
[Picture of Jadwiga Kaczynska]

 

Kahn, Irving
Born 19 December 1905  (New York City, New York, USA)
Financial investor, still dealing at 106!
[Picture of Irving Kahn]

 

Kalashnikov, Mikhail (Died in 2013)
Born 10 November 1919  (Kurya, Siberia)
Military engineer who designed the AK-47 assault rifle which has become synonymous with his name. In 2004, he began marketing his own brand of vodka; the two products perhaps don't make the best of bedfellows.
[Picture of Mikhail Kalashnikov]

 

Kallen, Kitty
Born 25 May 1922  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Big band singer of the 1940s & 1950s, but whose star has waned since then.
[Picture of Kitty Kallen]

 

Kampusch, Natascha
Born 17 February 1988  (Vienna, Austria)
Woman who made headlines in 2006 after escaping an eight year abduction by Wolfgang Priklopil, who later committed suicide.
[Picture of Natascha Kampusch]

 

Kanarek, Irving
Born 12 May 1920  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Lawyer who represented Charles Manson in the Tate-LaBianca murder trial. Born 1921.
[Picture of Irving Kanarek]

 

Kao, Charles K.
Born 4 November 1933  (Shanghai, China)
Scientist, awarded the Nobel prize in 2009 for his part in the development of fibre optic technology.
[Picture of Charles K. Kao]

 

Kapadia, Harish
Born 11 July 1945  (Mumbai, India)
Indian mountaineer.
[Picture of Harish Kapadia]

 

Kaplan, John
Date and place of birth unknown
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer.
[Picture of John Kaplan]

 

Kapoor, Sonam
Born 9 June 1985  (Mumbai, India)
Bollywood actress.
[Picture of Sonam Kapoor]

 

Karl, George
Born 12 May 1951  (Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, USA)
Basketball coach for the Denver Nuggets.
[Picture of George Karl]

 

Karle, Jerome (Died in 2013)
Born 18 June 1918  (New York City, New York, USA)
American physical chemist, who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1985.
[Picture of Jerome Karle]

 

Karnow, Stanley (Died in 2013)
Born 4 February 1925  (New York City, New York, USA)
American journalist and historian.
[Picture of Stanley Karnow]

 

Karzai, Hamid
Born 24 December 1957  (Kandahar, Afghanistan)
Pashtun leader whose anti-Soviet, anti-Taliban views persuaded the Americans to install him as leader of Afghanistan's interim government in December 2001. Much more importantly, he has won praise from the Gucci fashion house for his trademark green coat and rather funky ceremonial hat, which he made himself from his own facial hair.
[Picture of Hamid Karzai]

 

Kasdan, Lawrence
Born 14 January 1949  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Film producer, scriptwriter and director. Wrote the original treatment for 'The Bodyguard' back in the 1970s, when it was mooted be a project for Diana Ross and Steve McQueen. Kasdan then went on to write the screenplays for 'The Empire Strikes Back', 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' and 'Return of the Jedi'. Also directed the neo-noir thriller 'Body Heat' in 1981.
[Picture of Lawrence Kasdan]

 

Kasem, Casey
Born 27 April 1932  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Radio & TV presenter & disc jockey of Lebanese descent.
[Picture of Casey Kasem]

 

Kasner, Herlind
Born 8 July 1928  (Danzig, (now Gdansk) Poland)
Mother of current Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel.
[Picture of Herlind Kasner]

 

Katona, Kerry
Born 6 September 1980  (Warrington, Cheshire, England)
Former topless model and member of Atomic Kitten who admitted to never having sung a note on any of the band's hits. Now a divorced mother of two in her thirties, the vacuous, talentless bint amazingly has the gall to hold herself up as a role model for young women. Oh, and she urges parents to feed their kids on processed "ADHD in a Box" ready meals from Iceland.
[Picture of Kerry Katona]

 

Katsav, Moshe
Born 5 December 1945  (Yazd, Iran)
Iranian-born Israeli President from 2000-07. Imprisoned for rape in 2011.
[Picture of Moshe Katsav]

 

Kaufman, Gerald
Born 21 June 1930  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Creepy & dour former Labour party MP, former shadow foreign & home secretary.
[Picture of Gerald Kaufman]

 

Kaunda, Kenneth
Born 28 April 1924  (Chinsali, Zambia)
President of Zambia from 1964-91.
[Picture of Kenneth Kaunda]

 

Kay, Bernard
Born 23 February 1928  (Bolton, England)
Character actor, often seen on TV.
[Picture of Bernard Kay]

 

Kay, Peter
Born 2 July 1973  (Bolton, Lancashire, England)
Rotund, northern comic of 'Phoenix Nights' fame. Garlic bread?
[Picture of Peter Kay]

 

Kay, Richard
Date and place of birth unknown
Daily Mail columnist.
[Picture of Richard Kay]

 

Kay, Vernon
Born 28 April 1974  (Bolton, England)
Model-turned bellowing TV presenter.
[Picture of Vernon Kay]

 

Kaye, Gorden
Born 7 April 1941  (Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England)
UK comic actor, best remembered for being Rene Artois in 'Allo, 'Allo'.
[Picture of Gorden Kaye]

 

Kazanjian, Howard G.
Date and place of birth unknown
Film producer, born 1942. Mainly with Lucasfilms. It was he who came up with the brainwave of creating a fake film production, 'Blue Harvest', to deflect attention from the making of 'Return of the Jedi' in 1982.
[Picture of Howard G. Kazanjian]

 

Ke$ha, (singer)
Born 1 March 1987  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Singer-songwriter and rapper whose debut album, 'Animal' topped the U.S. Charts in 2010. I pretend I know all this, but I don't..
[Picture of (singer) Ke$ha]

 

Kean, Jane (Died in 2013)
Born 10 April 1924  (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
American film actress.
[Picture of Jane Kean]

 

Keaton, Michael
Born 5 September 1951  (Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA)
American actor, a former Batman. Also in 'Beetlejuice' and the criminally underrated 'Night Shift' with Henry Wrinkler.
[Picture of Michael Keaton]

 

Kee, Robert (Died in 2013)
Born 5 October 1919  (Calcutta, India)
Journalist and writer. Was newscaster for the BBC and ITV and was one of the "Famous Five" that started at TV-am in 1983.
[Picture of Robert Kee]

 

Keegan, Kevin
Born 14 February 1951  (Armthorpe, Doncaster, England)
Former Liverpool FC, Newcastle United and England forward. Had spells as a player at Hamburg SV and Southamption FC in a hugely successful playing career. Managed Newcastle to Premier League runner-up spot in 1996 after his famous rant in front of the TV cameras.
[Picture of Kevin Keegan]

 

Keino, Kip
Born 17 January 1940  (Kipsamo, Nandi District, Kenya)
Legendary Kenyan athlete. Won the Olympic 1500m title in Mexico City in 1968 and the 3000m steeplechase in Munich in 1972.
[Picture of Kip Keino]

 

Keith, Penelope
Born 2 April 1940  (Sutton, Surrey, England)
Popular actress in the 1970s whom male viewers secretly fancied in 'The Good Life' whilst publicly liking Felicity Kendall. And don't deny it...
[Picture of Penelope Keith]

 

Kellerman, Sally
Born 2 June 1937  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Actress, "Hot Lips" Houlihan in 'M*A*S*H*'.
[Picture of Sally Kellerman]

 

Kelly, David David Kelly is no longer with us
Born 11 July 1929  (Dublin, Republic of Ireland)

Died 12 February 2012  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Irish actor. Played Michael O'Sullivan in the 1998 comedy hit 'Waking Ned' (aka 'Waking Ned Devine'), and O'Reilly, the cowboy builder in 'Fawlty Towers'. He likes a woman with spirit...
[Picture of David Kelly]

 

Kelly, Ellsworth
Born 31 May 1923  (Newburgh, New York, USA)
Painter & sculptor of the Minimalistic style.
[Picture of Ellsworth Kelly]

 

Kelly, Frank
Born 28 December 1938  (Dublin, Ireland)
Feck! Arse! Girls! The actor behind Father Jack Hackett from 'Father Ted'.
[Picture of Frank Kelly]

 

Kelly, Gary
Born 3 August 1966  (Fulwood, Lancashire, England)
Former goalkeeper for Bury & Oldham, brother of fellow goalkeeper Alan. Kelly announced in 2007 that he had cancer.
[Picture of Gary Kelly]

 

Kemp, Ross
Born 21 July 1964  (Barking, London, England)
Actor and self-styled hard-man and TV presenter of "hard stuff".
[Picture of Ross Kemp]

 

Kendall, Howard
Born 22 May 1946  (Ryton-on-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England)
Former footballer & successful title-winning manager for Everton, who is still the last English manager to win a European cup competition with an English Club. That's likely to last for some while yet...
[Picture of Howard Kendall]

 

Kendall, Kenneth Kenneth Kendall is no longer with us
Born 7 August 1924  (India)

Died 14 December 2012  (Newport, Isle of Wight)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Newsreader and 'Treasure Hunt' presenter.
[Picture of Kenneth Kendall]

 

Kennedy, Caroline
Born 27 November 1957  (New York City, New York, USA)
Daughter of JFK & Jackie O.
[Picture of Caroline Kennedy]

 

Kennedy, Charles
Born 25 November 1959  (Inverness, Scotland)
Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1999-2006. Fond of a drink or two, so I'm told…
[Picture of Charles Kennedy]

 

Kennedy, Ethel
Born 11 April 1928  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Widow of Robert Kennedy. Perhaps the most cursed of all the Kennedys, as her parents, brother, husband, sister-in-law and two sons all died early, most in accidents. Amazing that she's made it this far, in a way.
[Picture of Ethel Kennedy]

 

Kennedy, George
Born 18 February 1925  (New York, New York, USA)
Tall, well-built bit-part actor who has been in over 100 films and 50 TV programmes, but, somewhat depressingly for him, remains best known as Leslie Nielsen's police squad sidekick in the three Naked Gun movies.
[Picture of George Kennedy]

 

Kennedy, Michael
Born 19 February 1926  (Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, England)
Music critic, biographer & journalist, mainly on classical music.
[Picture of Michael Kennedy]

 

Kennedy, Sarah
Born 8 July 1950  (East Grinstead, West Sussex, England)
Broadcaster who first caught the nation's attention in 1981 as part of the 'Game for a Laugh' team with the late Jeremy Beadle. Left Radio 2 in September 2010 after 17 years.
[Picture of Sarah Kennedy]

 

Kennedy, Tom
Born 26 February 1927  (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
Veteran US TV presenter. Presented the American version of 'Name that Tune'.
[Picture of Tom Kennedy]

 

Kennedy Martin, Ian
Born 23 May 1936  (place of birth unknown)
Television writer, specialising in police drama. Created 'The Sweeney', 'Juliet Bravo' and 'The Chinese Detective'.
[Picture of Ian Kennedy Martin]

 

Kennedy Smith, Jean
Born 20 February 1928  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
US Ambassador to Ireland from 1993 to 1998. The only surviving child of Joseph Kennedy from that remarkable family.
[Picture of Jean Kennedy Smith]

 

Kenny, Jon
Born in Hospital, Limerick, Rep of Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Comedian and actor, most notably on 'Father Ted'. Born 1957.
[Picture of Jon Kenny]

 

Kenton, Lou Lou Kenton is no longer with us
Born 1 September 1908  (Stepney, London, England)

Died 17 September 2012  (London, England)

Age at death: 104  (read death notice)
Potter and last surviving member of the International Brigade, who fought against the fascists in the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s.
[Picture of Lou Kenton]

 

Kercheval, Ken
Born 15 July 1935  (Wolcottville, Indiana, USA)
American actor, probably best remembered as Cliff "Digger" Barnes in 'Dallas'.
[Picture of Ken Kercheval]

 

Kerkorian, Kirk
Born 6 June 1917  (Fresno, California, USA)
Reclusive Armenian-American billionaire, responsible for making Las Vegas the entertainment venue it is today.
[Picture of Kirk Kerkorian]

 

Kerr, Bill
Born in Cape Town, South Africa  (exact date unknown)
South Africa-born Australian actor still best known for his role as Bill in 'Hancock's Half Hour'. Born 1922.
[Picture of Bill Kerr]

 

Kerr, Graham
Born 22 January 1934  (London, England)
One of the first celebrity chefs - still well remembered as 'The Galloping Gourmet'.
[Picture of Graham Kerr]

 

Kerr, Judith
Born 14 June 1923  (Berlin, Germany)
Author, creator of the Mog series of children's books. Widow of pioneering television writer Nigel Kneale.
[Picture of Judith Kerr]

 

Kerr, Warwick
Born 9 September 1922  (Santana do Parnaiba, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Despite the name, a Brazilian agricultural engineer and bee specialist.
[Picture of Warwick Kerr]

 

Kerry, John
Born 11 December 1943  (Aurora, Colarado, USA)
Former Vietnam war hero turned peacenik, who ran for President in 2004, losing to George W Bush. Now Senator for Massachusetts.
[Picture of John Kerry]

 

Kettley, John
Born 11 July 1952  (Halifax, Yorkshire, England)
…is a weather man, a weather man, a weather man.
[Picture of John Kettley]

 

Keyes, Daniel
Born 9 August 1927  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Science fiction author.
[Picture of Daniel Keyes]

 

Khamenei, Ayatollah Ali
Born 17 July 1939  (Mashhad, Iran)
Former President of Iran, and current Supreme Leader, since 1989.
[Picture of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei]

 

Khan, Chaka
Born 23 March 1953  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Musical artist known as the 'Queen of Funk' who had a string of hits in the 1980s.
[Picture of Chaka Khan]

 

Khan, Imran
Born 25 November 1952  (Lahore, Pakistan)
Former Pakistani cricketer, turned media celebrity, turned socialite, turned politician, turned arch-enemy of President Musharraf!
[Picture of Imran Khan]

 

Khan, Jansher
Born 15 June 1969  (Peshawar, Pakistan)
Multiple World champion in the sport of Squash.
[Picture of Jansher Khan]

 

Khan Zazai, Ajmal
Date and place of birth unknown
Afghan tribal chief.
[Picture of Ajmal Khan Zazai]

 

Khanh, Nguyen (Died in 2013)
Born 8 November 1927  (Trà Vinh, Vietnam)
Military ruler of Vietnam from 1964-65.
[Picture of Nguyen Khanh]

 

Khosrow Vaziri, Hossein
Born 15 March 1943  (Tehran, Iran)
Iranian wrestler known as the Iron Sheik.
[Picture of Hossein Khosrow Vaziri]

 

Kidd, Eddie
Born 22 June 1959  (London, England)
Stunt man, best known for his motorcycle stunts, a UK version of Evel Knievel.
[Picture of Eddie Kidd]

 

Kidder, Margot
Born 17 October 1948  (Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada)
Actress, probably best known for her role as Lois Lane in the Superman films of the 1980s.
[Picture of Margot Kidder]

 

Kiel, Richard
Born 13 September 1939  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Absurdly tall (7'2") actor who played steel-toothed baddie Jaws in the James Bond films 'The Spy Who Loved Me' and 'Moonraker'.
[Picture of Richard Kiel]

 

Killy, Jean-Claude
Born 30 August 1943  (Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, France)
Alpine skier who won three gold medals in the 1968 Winter Olympics.
[Picture of Jean-Claude Killy]

 

Kilmer, Val
Born 31 December 1959  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Square-jawed film actor. Excellent in 'Tombstone', shit in 'Batman' and indeed everything else...
[Picture of Val Kilmer]

 

Kilminster, Ian
Born 24 December 1945  (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
Warty-faced rocker Lemmy out of Motorhead.
[Picture of Ian Kilminster]

 

Kilroy-Silk, Robert
Born 19 May 1942  (Birmingham, England)
Politician (formerly with Labour and UKIP) and former talk show host. Outspoken, over tanned & not particularly liked by anyone bar himself.
[Picture of Robert Kilroy-Silk]

 

Kimura, Jiroemon (Died in 2013)
Born 19 April 1897  (Kyoto, Japan)
The World's second oldest man as of the beginning of 2011.
[Picture of Jiroemon Kimura]

 

King, B. B.
Born 16 September 1925  (Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA)
American blues guitarist and songwriter. One of King's trademarks is naming his guitars 'Lucille', a tradition that began in the 1950s.
[Picture of B. B. King]

 

King, Ben E.
Born 28 September 1938  (Henderson, North Carolina, USA)
Singer & songwriter, best known for his song 'Stand By Me'.
[Picture of Ben E. King]

 

King, Claude (Died in 2013)
Born 5 February 1923  (Keithville, Louisiana, USA)
American country singer and songwriter.
[Picture of Claude King]

 

King, Don
Born 20 August 1931  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Exuberant, some might say cynical, boxing promoter with the upright hair.
[Picture of Don King]

 

King, Jonathan
Born 9 December 1944  (Godalming, Surrey, England)
Musician and TV presenter who was sentenced to 7 years in jail in 2001 for sexually abusing teenage boys.
[Picture of Jonathan King]

 

King, Larry
Born 19 November 1933  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American broadcaster, who hosted a world-famous chat show on CNN until his retirement in 2010. Born Lawrence Harvey Zieger.
[Picture of Larry King]

 

King, Perry
Born 30 April 1948  (Alliance, Ohio, USA)
Actor who played Han Solo in the radio series of 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Perry King]

 

King, Stephen
Born 21 September 1947  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Horror writer - 'Carrie', 'The Shining', 'It', 'Misery' etc.
[Picture of Stephen King]

 

King, Tom
Born 13 June 1933  (Rugby, Warwickshire, England)
Former British cabinet minister, immortalised in the late Alan Clarke's diaries. Recently given the finger by Baroness Tumpington afer a typical gaff in the House of Lords.
[Picture of Tom King]

 

King, William William King is no longer with us
Born 23 June 1910  (Farnborough, Hampshire, England)

Died 21 September 2012  (Galway, Rep of Ireland)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Former yachtsman and submarine commander.
[Picture of William King]

 

Kirsch, Sarah (Died in 2013)
Born 16 April 1935  (Limlingerode, Prussian Saxony, Germany)
German poet.
[Picture of Sarah Kirsch]

 

Kissinger, Henry
Born 23 May 1923  (Fürth, Germany)
Secretary of State in the US government under Presidents Nixon and Ford. Shared the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to broker a ceasefire in Vietnam - ironic, given that he'd been part of the government that started the war in the first place.
[Picture of Henry Kissinger]

 

Kitaen, Tawny
Born 5 August 1961  (San Diego, California, USA)
Appeared in a number of Whitesnake videos and then married their lead singer.
[Picture of Tawny Kitaen]

 

Kittinger, Joseph
Born 27 July 1928  (Tampa, Florida, USA)
Former US pilot who holds the record for the highest skydive ever - 19 miles.
[Picture of Joseph Kittinger]

 

Klein, Ralph (Died in 2013)
Born 1 November 1942  (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
Premier of Alberta from 1992-2006.
[Picture of Ralph Klein]

 

Klein, William
Born 19 April 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)
Photographer and film maker
[Picture of William Klein]

 

Kleybanova, Alisa
Born 15 July 1989  (Moscow, Russia)
Russian tennis player. Diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2011.
[Picture of Alisa Kleybanova]

 

Klugman, Jack Jack Klugman is no longer with us
Born 27 April 1922  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)

Died 24 December 2012  (Woodland Hills, California, USA)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
TV actor, best known as Oscar Madison in 'The Odd Couple' and the eponymous Dr Quincy in 'Quincy'. Had part of his larynx removed in the mid-1990s as a result of throat cancer.
[Picture of Jack Klugman]

 

Knight, Marion "Suge"
Born 19 April 1965  (Compton, California, USA)
Co-founder of rap & hip-hop label Death Row Records. Once allegedly dangled Vanilla Ice out of a seventh-storey window by his ankles; his only mistake was hauling him back in again.
[Picture of Marion

 

Knight, Rosalind
Born 3 December 1933  (Marylebone, London, England)
Actress, often on stage as well as TV.
[Picture of Rosalind Knight]

 

Knowles, Michael
Born in Spondon, Derbyshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor who specialised in playing posh twits. Born 1937.
[Picture of Michael Knowles]

 

Knox, Amanda
Born 9 July 1987  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Convicted murderer, jailed for 26 years for the murder of Meredith Kercher, a British student in 2009. Released on appeal in October 2011.
[Picture of Amanda Knox]

 

Knox, Elyse Elyse Knox is no longer with us
Born 14 December 1917  (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Died 16 February 2012  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Hollywood actress from the 1940s.
[Picture of Elyse Knox]

 

Knoxville, Johnny
Born 11 March 1971  (Knoxville, Tennesee, USA)
Co-creator & star of 'Jackass'.
[Picture of Johnny Knoxville]

 

Kobayashi, Takeru
Born 15 March 1978  (Nagano, Japan)
One of the World's top eaters, taking part in speed eating contests.
[Picture of Takeru Kobayashi]

 

Koch, Ed (Died in 2013)
Born 12 December 1924  (The Bronx, New York, USA)
Former Mayor of New York City between 1978 & 1989.
[Picture of Ed Koch]

 

Koellerer, Daniel
Born 17 August 1983  (Wels, Austria)
Tennis player, banned for life after been found guilty of match fixing in 2011.
[Picture of Daniel Koellerer]

 

Koesen, Sultan
Born 10 December 1982  (Mardin, Turkey)
The World's tallest living man, stretching out to 8ft 1in.
[Picture of Sultan Koesen]

 

Kohl, Helmut
Born 3 April 1930  (Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany)
Former Chancellor of Germany between 1982 & 1998. Now drags his enormous bulk around the world attending state functions.
[Picture of Helmut Kohl]

 

Kohn, Walter
Born 9 March 1923  (Vienna, Austria)
Nobel Prize winning theoretical physicist.
[Picture of Walter Kohn]

 

Kokic, Emilija
Born 10 May 1968  (Zadar, Croatia)
Singer with the band Riva who won the Eurovision Song Contest for Yugoslavia in 1989, beating the UK by just a single point. Those were the days…
[Picture of Emilija Kokic]

 

Kollberg, Barbro
Born 27 December 1917  (Eskilstuna, Sweden)
Swedish actress.
[Picture of Barbro Kollberg]

 

Kony, Joseph
Born 18 September 1962  (Odek, Gulu, Uganda)
Leader of the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. The list of his crimes are horrific but he simply says he is following "God's will" as all his work is based on The Ten Commandments. Can't remember the Commandment at Sunday School that 'thou shalt rape female children & take them as your wives', but I DO remember "Thou shalt not kill" was one of the big ones. Hmmm...…
[Picture of Joseph Kony]

 

Kopa, Raymond
Born 13 October 1931  (Nœux-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais, France)
Former Stade Reims, Real Madrid and France international footballer.
[Picture of Raymond Kopa]

 

Koprowski, Hilary (Died in 2013)
Born 5 December 1916  (Warsaw, Poland)
Polish virologist who helped develop the vaccine for polio.
[Picture of Hilary Koprowski]

 

Koussa, Moussa
Born in Tajura, Libya  (exact date unknown)
Former foreign minister in Muammar Gadaffi's government before its overthrow in 2011. Born c. 1946
[Picture of Moussa Koussa]

 

Kowalski, Józef (Died in 2013)
Born 4 February 1900  (place of birth unknown)
The last survivor of the Polish-Russian War of 1919-21.
[Picture of Józef Kowalski]

 

Kramer, Wayne
Born 30 April 1948  (Detroit, Michigan)
Co-founder of proto-punk legends MC5.
[Picture of Wayne Kramer]

 

Krenwinkel, Patricia
Born 3 December 1947  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Member of the Charles Manson family and convicted for her involvement in the Tate-LaBianca murders of 1969.
[Picture of Patricia Krenwinkel]

 

Kristel, Sylvia Sylvia Kristel is no longer with us
Born 28 September 1952  (Utrecht, Netherlands)

Died 17 October 2012  (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Age at death: 60  (read death notice)
Actress, model & sex symbol of the 1970s.
[Picture of Sylvia Kristel]

 

Kristofferson, Kris
Born 22 June 1936  (Brownsville, Texas, USA)
Successful folk and country singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Kris Kristofferson]

 

Kuebler, Ferdinand
Born 24 July 1919  (Marthalen, Andelfingen, Switzerland)
Cyclist, winner of the 1950 Tour de France.
[Picture of Ferdinand Kuebler]

 

Kutcher, Ashton
Born 7 February 1978  (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA)
Actor, currently married to Demi Moore.
[Picture of Ashton Kutcher]

 

Kuttner, Stuart
Date and place of birth unknown
Former News of the World newspaper editor. Born c. 1940
[Picture of Stuart Kuttner]

 

Kwolek, Stephanie
Born 31 July 1923  (New Kensington, Pennsylvania, USA)
Inventor of Kevlar.
[Picture of Stephanie Kwolek]

 

Kwouk, Burt
Born 18 July 1930  (Manchester, England)
Actor forever known as Cato in the Pink Panther films.
[Picture of Burt Kwouk]

 

Kyi, Aung San Suu
Born 19 June 1945  (Rangoon, Burma)
Burmese pro-democracy activist and unlikely fan of Dave Lee Travis. Released from house arrest in 2010.
[Picture of Aung San Suu Kyi]

 

Kyle, Jack
Born 10 February 1926  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Irish Rugby Player, legendary fly-half for Ireland & the British Lions. Later worked as a medical practitioner in Zambia.
[Picture of Jack Kyle]

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