Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2020: Y


Yamamoto, Fujiko
Born 11 December 1931  (Osaka, Japan)
Japanese actress who appeared in 100 films in the 1950s.
[Picture of Fujiko Yamamoto]


Yamazaki, Tsutomu
Born 2 December 1936  (Matsuducho, Japan)
Japanese actor, who won the Blue Ribbon Award for Best Actor in 1984 for The Funeral and Farewell to the Ark.
[Picture of Tsutomu Yamazaki]


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]


Yate, Helen
Born 1 January 1921  (Plymouth, England)
British swimmer who won silver in the 330y medley relay at the 1950 Empire Games.
[Picture of Helen Yate]


Yates, Simon
Born 7 August 1992  (Bury, England)
Cyclist who has competed in the Tour de France and for Britain at international level.
[Picture of Simon Yates]


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]


Yeats, Ron
Born 15 November 1937  (Aberdeen, UK)
Former Liverpool captain, a key lieutenant for the Bill Shankly's all-conquering 1960s side.
[Picture of Ron Yeats]


Yeo, Sheila
Born in Devon, England  (exact date unknown)
Former teacher with mesothelioma.
[Picture of Sheila Yeo]


Yonath, Ada
Born 22 June 1939  (Jerusalem, Israel)
First female Israeli to win the Nobel Prize, in 2009.
[Picture of Ada Yonath]


Yong-nam, Kim
Born 4 February 1928  (Pyongyang, North Korea)
Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea. Some believe that he's the one that really runs the show in this most most rogue of rogue states...
[Picture of Kim Yong-nam]


York, Michael
Born 27 March 1942  (Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, England)
Classy actor, star of 'Cabaret', 'Logan's Run' and the Austin Powers trilogy.
[Picture of Michael York]


Young, Barbara
Born 9 February 1936  (Brighouse, West Yorkshire, England)
Actress. Played the gossipy Sandie Hargreaves in Channel 5's only soap opera 'Family Affairs'.
[Picture of Barbara Young]


Young, Jeremy
Born in Liverpool, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor who appeared in Corrie and Doctor Who.
[Picture of Jeremy 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
[Picture of Neil Young]


Youngblood, Luke
Born in London, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor from the 'Harry Potter' film series. Born 1989.
[Picture of Luke Youngblood]


Young-Ok, Kim
Born 5 December 1937  (Incheon, South Korea)
South Korean actress.
[Picture of Kim Young-Ok]


Youngs, Tiffany
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Wife of Leicester Tigers captain Tom Youngs, suffering from terminal brain cancer.
[Picture of Tiffany Youngs]


Youyou, Tu
Born 30 December 1930  (Ningbo, China)
Nobel Prize-winning Chinese chemist and educator.
[Picture of Tu Youyou]


Yxemerry, Ambroise
Born 28 September 1917  (Paris, France)
French-Polynesian journalist and author.
[Picture of Ambroise Yxemerry]

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