Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2020: K

 

K, Phil
Born 7 May 1969  (Melbourne, Australia)
Electronic music DJ and record producer.
[Picture of Phil K]

 

Kagawa, Kyoko
Born 5 December 1931  (Asou, Namegata, Japan)
Japanese actress of the golden era of the 50s and 60s
[Picture of Kyoko Kagawa]

 

Kainlauri, Aarne
Born 25 May 1915  (Finland)
Oldest Olympian, competed in 1948. Died in March but did not receive a qualifying obit
[Picture of Aarne Kainlauri]

 

Kalb, Bernard
Born 4 February 1922  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former "New York Times" writer who joined the Reagan administration as spokesperson for the state department in 1984. He left the post two years later over what he saw as a "disinformation campaign" against Colonel Gaddafi.
[Picture of Bernard Kalb]

 

Kan, Naoto
Born 10 October 1946  (Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan)
Prime minister of Japan 2010/11
[Picture of Naoto Kan]

 

Kandel, Eric
Born 7 November 1929  (Vienna, Austria)
Nobel Prize-winning Austrian-American neuroscientist.
[Picture of Eric Kandel]

 

Kander, John
Born 18 March 1927  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Composer of stage musicals, including 'Cabaret', 'Fosse' and 'Chicago'.
[Picture of John Kander]

 

Kanhai, Rohan
Born 26 December 1935  (Port Mourant, British Guiana, West Indies)
One of the finest West Indian batsmen of the 1960s.
[Picture of Rohan Kanhai]

 

Kaplan, Gabe
Born 31 March 1945  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
TV actor who was the lead in Welcome Back Kotter.
[Picture of Gabe Kaplan]

 

Kara, Ritchii
Born in Saltdean, East Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Drag queen who was diagnosed with vCJD, the human equivalent of Mad Cow disease, in spite of being a vegetarian for the past five years. Born c.1985.
[Picture of Ritchii Kara]

 

Kardashian, Rob
Born 17 March 1987  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
The reverse ugly duckling of the Kardashians, might actually rather kill himself before becoming like the others
[Picture of Rob Kardashian]

 

Karen, Anna
Born 19 September 1936  (Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Actress best known for her role as the hapless Olive Rudge in ITV's hit 70s sitcom 'On the Buses'.
[Picture of Anna Karen]

 

Karolyi, Bela
Born 13 September 1942  (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Possibly the most important coach in gymnastics history, whose methods are now seen as archaic and cruel.
[Picture of Bela Karolyi]

 

Karplus, Martin
Born 15 March 1930  (Vienna, Austria)
Another Nobel-Prize-winning Austrain-American scientist (Chemistry). You can tell I'm near the end of doing the bios, can't you?
[Picture of Martin Karplus]

 

Kasem, Jean
Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA  (exact date unknown)
American actress, widow of the late Casey. As Groucho Marx once said "No wonder he passed away!" Born 1955.
[Picture of Jean Kasem]

 

Kasparov, Garry
Born 13 April 1963  (Baku, Azerbaijan)
Retired former world chess champion, who has now entered the dangerous world of Russian politics, opposing Vladimir Putin.
[Picture of Garry Kasparov]

 

Kate, Anissa
Born in   (exact date unknown)
French porn star, two-time winner of the AVN for best Foreign Female Performer.
[Picture of Anissa Kate]

 

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

 

Kaurismaki, Aki
Born 4 April 1957  (Orimattila, Finland)
Acclaimed Finnish film screenwriter and director.
[Picture of Aki Kaurismaki]

 

Kay, Charles
Born 31 August 1930  (Coventry, England)
Actor who added a degree of class to TV and film such as Edge of Darkness (the original) and Amadeus.
[Picture of Charles Kay]

 

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

 

Kaylan, Howard
Born 22 June 1947  (New York, USA)
Musician, founder of the Turtles.
[Picture of Howard Kaylan]

 

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]

 

Kearney, David
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Prostate cancer charity fundraiser.
[Picture of David Kearney]

 

Keating, Michael
Born 10 February 1947  (London, UK)
Played Vila Restal in "Blake's 7", now a semi-regular as the local priest on "Eastenders".
[Picture of Michael Keating]

 

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]

 

Keays, Verity
Born in Manchester, England  (exact date unknown)
Singing teacher who went on X-Factor once.
[Picture of Verity Keays]

 

Keen, Diane
Born 29 July 1946  (London, England, United Kingdom)
UK soap actress on "Doctors" and Nescafé adverts
[Picture of Diane Keen]

 

Kefford, Ace
Born 10 December 1946  (Moseley, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
English bassist for The Move, inspired by the (very) early Bowie
[Picture of Ace Kefford]

 

Keitel, Harvey
Born 13 May 1939  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, most notably in 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction'.
[Picture of Harvey Keitel]

 

Keith, Lierre
Born in USA  (exact date unknown)
American feminist writer.
[Picture of Lierre Keith]

 

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]

 

Keleti, Agnes
Born 9 January 1921  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian-Israeli gymnast and five-time gold medal winner
[Picture of Agnes Keleti]

 

Keller, Jerry
Born 20 June 1937  (Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA)
American singer & songwriter.
[Picture of Jerry Keller]

 

Kelly, Elizabeth
Born 29 May 1921  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Actress, Nellie Ellis in EastEnders, between 1993-2000.
[Picture of Elizabeth Kelly]

 

Kelly, Henry
Born 17 April 1946  (Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Rep of Ireland)
Radio DJ and TV presenter, one of the quartet of 'Game for a Laugh' and very much his own man presenting the bizarre, but brilliant, Eurovision type quiz show, 'Going for Gold'.
[Picture of Henry Kelly]

 

Kelly, Jim
Born 14 February 1960  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Retired quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, been suffering from cancer and MRSA since 2013.
[Picture of Jim Kelly]

 

Kelly, Robert "R."
Born 8 January 1967  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer, best known for his song 'I Believe I Can Fly' - which he insists was NOT copied from Keith Harris & Orville.
[Picture of Robert

 

Keneally, Thomas
Born 7 October 1935  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian playwright & author.
[Picture of Thomas Keneally]

 

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, Ray
Born 28 July 1951  (Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England)
Former Liverpool and England footballer, now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Ray Kennedy]

 

Kennedy Martin, Ian
Born 23 May 1936  ()
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, Tom
Born 13 July 1962  (Syracuse, New York, USA)
Actor, comedian and the voice of 'SpongeBob SquarePants'.
[Picture of Tom Kenny]

 

Kent, Duchess Of
Born 22 February 1933  (Hovingham Hall, Worsley, Yorkshire)
Katharine Lucy Mary Windsor - married to (unsurprisingly) the Duke of Kent, who is the Queen's cousin.
[Picture of Duchess Of Kent]

 

Kent, Princess Michael of
Born 15 January 1945  (Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic)
Minor British Royal. Married to Prince Michael of Kent, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.
[Picture of Princess Michael of Kent]

 

Kent (Prince Edward), Duke Of
Born 9 October 1935  (Belgrave Square, London, England)
The Duke of Kent since 1942, after his father was killed in an air crash. Also head of the Lawn Tennis Association & so often seen at Wimbledon.
[Picture of Duke Of Kent (Prince Edward)]

 

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, Jonjo
Born in Chorley, England  (exact date unknown)
X-Factor contestant with a run in with the law.
[Picture of Jonjo Kerr]

 

Kerr, Miranda
Born 20 April 1983  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian model, ex-wife of Orlando Bloom and current wife of billionaire Evan Spiegel
[Picture of Miranda Kerr]

 

Kerry, Margaret
Born 11 May 1929  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Voice actress who was the model for Disney's Tinker Bell.
[Picture of Margaret Kerry]

 

Kerslake, Lee
Born 16 April 1947  (Winton, Bournemouth, Dorset, England)
Drummer for 1970s progressive rock band Uriah Heep.
[Picture of Lee Kerslake]

 

Kerwin, Joseph
Born 19 February 1932  (Oak Park, Illinois, USA)
US astronaut, Science Pilot on the Skylab 2 mission
[Picture of Joseph Kerwin]

 

Kerzner, Sol Sol Kerzner is no longer with us
Born 23 August 1935  (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Died 21 March 2020  (Cape Town, South Africa)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
 South African businessman who founded Sun City in 1979.
[Picture of Sol Kerzner]

 

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

 

Khaled, DJ
Born 26 November 1975  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Social media king and occasional recording artiste, already has two US number ones to his name.
[Picture of DJ Khaled]

 

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, 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, Irrfan Irrfan Khan is no longer with us
Born 7 January 1967  (Jaipur, India)

Died 29 April 2020  (Mumbai, India)

Age at death: 53  (read death notice)
One of India's most popular actors, who also always pops up whenever a western film is shot in the country ("Slumdog Millionaire", "The Dahjeeling Limited").
[Picture of Irrfan Khan]

 

Khan, Shah Rukh
Born 2 November 1965  (New Delhi, India)
Film producer and TV personality in India.
[Picture of Shah Rukh Khan]

 

Khiem, Tran Thien
Born 15 December 1925  (Cochinchina)
Vietnamese high ranking official who put down the 1960 coup and helped lead the 1963 coup.
[Picture of Tran Thien Khiem]

 

Khosrow Ali Vaziri, Hossein
Born 15 March 1943  (Tehran, Iran)
The Iron Sheik, baby. Crack-smoking former Olympic wrestler for Iran who helped usher in Hulkamania by laying down for the big legdrop in 1984. Daughter was murdered in 2003.
[Picture of Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri]

 

Khrushchev, Sergei
Born 2 July 1935  (Moscow, Russia)
 Soviet born American engineer and academic, son of former Soviet Russia era President, Nikita Khrushchev
[Picture of Sergei Khrushchev]

 

Kibaki, Mwai
Born 15 November 1931  (Gatuyiani, Nyeri, Kenya)
Current President of Kenya, since 2002.
[Picture of Mwai Kibaki]

 

Kilburn, Terry
Born 25 November 1926  (London, England)
Child actor in the original Goodbye Mr Chips.
[Picture of Terry Kilburn]

 

Kilby, Barry
Born 23 January 1949  (Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
Former Burnley FC chairman, who stood down due to his cancer fight.
[Picture of Barry Kilby]

 

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]

 

Kim, Patti
Born 28 February 1938  (Seoul, South Korea)
South Korean singer, one of the first to achieve any fame outside her home country.
[Picture of Patti Kim]

 

Ki-Nam, Kim
Born 28 August 1929  (Wonsan, North Korea)
Former Vice Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, and Director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department.
[Picture of Kim Ki-Nam]

 

King, Carole
Born 9 February 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Singer-songwriter who co-wrote several hits with her husband Gerry Goffin before enjoying a massive hit with the 1971 album 'Tapestry'.
[Picture of Carole 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, 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, Patsy
Born in Melbourne, Australia  (exact date unknown)
Actress, in many a TV show in Australia, including Prisoner: Cell Block H. Born 1929.
[Picture of Patsy King]

 

Kinnock, Neil
Born 28 March 1942  (Tredegar, Wales)
Leader of the Labour Party from 1983-1992. Later an EC commissioner.
[Picture of Neil Kinnock]

 

Kinsella, Sonia Sonia Kinsella is no longer with us
Born in Down, Northern Ireland  (exact date unknown)

Died 25 January 2020  (Saul, Northern Ireland)

Age at death: 47  (read death notice)
Ulster GAA coach of the year.
[Picture of Sonia Kinsella]

 

Kinsey, Tony
Born 11 October 1927  (Sutton Coldfield, England)
Jazz drummer.
[Picture of Tony Kinsey]

 

Kirkby, Emma
Born 26 February 1949  (Camberley, UK)
Soprano and one of the world's leading experts on medieval music.
[Picture of Emma Kirkby]

 

Kirke, Simon
Born 28 July 1949  (London, England)
English rock drummer best known as a member of Free and Bad Company.
[Picture of Simon Kirke]

 

Kirkpatrick, Maggie
Born 29 January 1941  (Albury, Australia)
The Freak from Prisoner Cell Block H.
[Picture of Maggie Kirkpatrick]

 

Kirubi, Chris
Born in Nairobi, Kenya  (exact date unknown)
Kenyan businessman, entrepreneur and industrialist.
[Picture of Chris Kirubi]

 

Kiser, Terry
Born 1 August 1939  (Omaha, Nebraska, USA)
Actor in numerous TV show & films - including Bernie in 'Weekend at Bernie's' & HG Wells in 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman'.
[Picture of Terry Kiser]

 

Kishi, Keiko
Born 11 August 1932  (Yokohama, Japan)
Japanese actress, one of the country's most revered. Starred in the Cannes-winning 1960 effort "Her Brother".
[Picture of Keiko Kishi]

 

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 governmen
[Picture of Henry Kissinger]

 

Kitson, Frank
Born 15 December 1926  (London, England)
Former Commander-in-Chief UK Land Forces.
[Picture of Frank Kitson]

 

Kitson, Ken
Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England  (exact date unknown)
British actor who has a habit of popping up in Last of the Summer Wine and.... not much else really. Born 1946.
[Picture of Ken Kitson]

 

Klarsfeld, Serge
Born 17 September 1935  (Bucharest, Romania)
Nazi hunter.
[Picture of Serge Klarsfeld]

 

Klasnic, Ivan
Born 29 January 1980  (Hamburg, Germany)
Former Croatian international footballer.
[Picture of Ivan Klasnic]

 

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

 

Knight, Awsten
Born 17 January 1992  (Houston, Texas)
Waterparks singer.
[Picture of Awsten Knight]

 

Knight, gillian
Born 1 November 1934  (Redditch, UK)
Opera star, specialises in contralto roles of the Savoy classics.
[Picture of gillian Knight]

 

Knight, Gladys
Born 28 May 1944  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
"The Empress of Soul", one of the few artists (along with her Pips) who achieved more fame after leaving Motown than on it.
[Picture of Gladys Knight]

 

Knight, Jill
Born 9 July 1924  (London, England)
Former Conservative MP for Birmingham Edgbaston.
[Picture of Jill Knight]

 

Knight, Merald "Bubba"
Born 4 September 1942  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Soul singer with Gladys Knight & the Pips.
[Picture of Merald

 

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

 

Knight, Shirley Shirley Knight is no longer with us
Born 5 July 1936  (Goessel, Kansas, USA)

Died 22 April 2020  (San Marcos, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Twice Oscar and thrice Golden Globe nominated actress.
[Picture of Shirley Knight]

 

Knobbs, Brian
Born 6 May 1964  (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)
One half of wrestling's The Nasty Boys tag team, more famous now as one of Hulk Hogan's most brown-nosed hang-ons.
[Picture of Brian Knobbs]

 

Knott, Anthony
Born in Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Fireman who went missing in December 2019, so is not only not a celebrity but might also be dead already.
[Picture of Anthony Knott]

 

Knowles, Mathew
Born 9 January 1952  (Gadsden, Alabama, USA)
Record executive and father of Beyonce.
[Picture of Mathew Knowles]

 

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

 

Knox, Barbara
Born 30 September 1933  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
Rita Bates/Sullivan/Fairclough in Coronation Street, a role she has played, on & off, since 1964.
[Picture of Barbara Knox]

 

Knuth, Donald
Born 10 January 1938  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
Computer scientist & university tutor.
[Picture of Donald Knuth]

 

Koenig, Walter
Born 14 September 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor, who will forever be known as Chekov in the original 'Star Trek'. Later a comic book artist.
[Picture of Walter Koenig]

 

Koirala, Manisha
Born 16 August 1970  (Kathmandu, Nepal)
Nepalese actress, a leading lady in Bollywood films.
[Picture of Manisha Koirala]

 

Kong, Aja
Born 25 September 1970  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese professional wrestler, the leading heel in AJW during the promotions glory days.
[Picture of Aja Kong]

 

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 fem
[Picture of Joseph Kony]

 

Kooper, Al
Born 5 February 1944  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Original frontman of Blood, Sweat and Tears, the man who convinced Dylan to go electric and producer of Lynyrd Skynyrd's biggest hits.
[Picture of Al Kooper]

 

Kotto, Yaphet
Born 15 November 1937  (New York City, New York, USA)
US actor, known for his roles in 'Alien', 'Running Man' and 'Live and Let Die'.
[Picture of Yaphet Kotto]

 

Koufax, Sandy
Born 30 December 1935  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
One of the greatest baseball players of all time, and the youngest person elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
[Picture of Sandy Koufax]

 

Kovic, Ron
Born 4 July 1946  (Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA)
Anti-war activist paralysed in the Vietnam War. Oliver Stone made a film, Born on the Fourth of July, about him.
[Picture of Ron Kovic]

 

Kowalski, Stanislaw
Born 14 April 1910  (Torun, Poland)
The oldest man to ever run the 100m, doing so aged 105 in a leisurely 34.5 seconds.
[Picture of Stanislaw Kowalski]

 

Kramer, Larry Larry Kramer is no longer with us
Born 25 June 1935  (Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA)

Died 27 May 2020  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Dramatist, author & gay rights activist.
[Picture of Larry Kramer]

 

Kranz, Gene
Born 17 August 1933  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Mission control member during the infamous Apollo 13 voyage, played by Ed Harris in the movie adaptation.
[Picture of Gene Kranz]

 

Kretzmer, Herbert
Born 5 October 1925  (Kroonstad, South Africa)
Journalist, who is better known as the lyricist for the English-language musical adaptation of Les Miserables.
[Picture of Herbert Kretzmer]

 

Kripke, Saul
Born 13 November 1940  (Bay Shore, New York, USA)
American philosopher and logician.
[Picture of Saul Kripke]

 

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

 

Kroes, Doutzen
Born 23 January 1985  (Eastemar, Netherlands)
Dutch model and Victoria's Secret Angel. Now playing Venelia in the DC movies.
[Picture of Doutzen Kroes]

 

Krofft, Marty
Born 9 April 1937  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Sid, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of Marty Krofft]

 

Krofft, Sid
Born 30 July 1929  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Marty, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of Sid Krofft]

 

Kruger, Hardy
Born 12 April 1928  (Wedding, Berlin, Germany)
Veteran German actor, who appeared in many Hollywood films - 'Flight of the Phoenix' etc. Nice to think that if he was to snuff it this year he won't be the "one who got away.." from the DDP!
[Picture of Hardy Kruger]

 

Kruger, Sonia
Born 28 August 1965  (Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia)
Australian television presenter, most prominent for Dancing WIth the Stars, and the role of Tina Sparkle in "Strictly Ballroom"
[Picture of Sonia Kruger]

 

Kulkov, Vasili
Born 11 June 1966  (Moscow, Russia)
Russian footballer who won league titles in Portugal and once had a cup of coffee stint at Millwall.
[Picture of Vasili Kulkov]

 

Kumar, Dilip
Born 11 December 1922  (Peshawar, India)
Indian film actor turned politician.
[Picture of Dilip Kumar]

 

Kung, Hans
Born 19 March 1928  (Sursee, Lucerne, Switzerland)
Catholic priest who has been one of the top theological writers and thinkers for decades.
[Picture of Hans Kung]

 

Kuok, Robert
Born 6 October 1923  (Johor, Malaysia)
Successful Malaysian/Chinese businessman, owner of the Shangri-La Hotel chain and 40th richest man in the World.
[Picture of Robert Kuok]

 

Kusama, Yayoi
Born 22 March 1929  (Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan)
Slightly bonkers japanese artist who likes dots, but also created the marvellous "Infinity Room"
[Picture of Yayoi Kusama]

 

Kushner, Jared
Born 10 January 1981  (Livingston, New Jersey, USA)
Donald Trump's son-in-law, possibly the only person in his administration who won't flip at some point.
[Picture of Jared Kushner]

 

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

 

Kvapil, Radoslav
Born 15 March 1934  (Brno, Czech Republic)
Noted Czech pianist.
[Picture of Radoslav Kvapil]

 

Kwon-Taek, Im
Born 8 December 1934  (Nam-myeon, South Korea)
Highly regarded in his neck of the woods South Korean film director.
[Picture of Im Kwon-Taek]

 

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]

 

Kyuk-ho, Shin Shin Kyuk-ho is no longer with us
Born 22 November 1922  (Ulsan, South Korea)

Died 19 January 2020  (Seoul, South Kora)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Founder of the Korean conglomerate Lotte Corporation.
[Picture of Shin Kyuk-ho]

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