Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2021: T

 

Charlewood Turner, John Frances
Born in London, England  (exact date unknown)
British architect and community activist for whom architecture is a part of what is commonly called Right Livelihood. Born 1928
[Picture of John Frances Charlewood Turner]

 

Tae-Woo, Roh
Born 4 December 1932  (Daegu, South Korea)
President of South Korea from 1988-93.
[Picture of Roh Tae-Woo]

 

Takei, George
Born 20 April 1937  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American actor, played Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek.
[Picture of George Takei]

 

Talese, Gay
Born 7 February 1932  (Ocean City, New Jersey, USA)
Prominent US literary journalist who recently became a Kevin Spacey apologist
[Picture of Gay Talese]

 

tambling, bobby
Born 18 September 1941  (Storrington, Sussex, England)
Former Chelsea striker who held their top scorer record for 47 years before being overtaken by Frank Lampard, Jr. Mind you, take away penalties and deflections and Lamps has probably scored as many as Mickey Droy!
[Picture of bobby tambling]

 

Tamblyn, Russ
Born 30 December 1934  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American actor & dancer.
[Picture of Russ Tamblyn]

 

Tanaka, Kane
Born 2 January 1903  (Japan)
Old Japanese woman.
[Picture of Kane Tanaka]

 

Tapie, Bernard
Born 26 January 1943  (Paris, France)
Nutjob French businessman and politician, famous as the man who rigged the 1993 Champions League.
[Picture of Bernard Tapie]

 

Tapper, Jonathan
Born in London, UK  (exact date unknown)
Head of the lard-arse Tapper family on "Gogglebox".
[Picture of Jonathan Tapper]

 

Tarar, Muhammad Rafiq
Born 2 November 1929  (Punjab, Pakistan)
President of Pakistan from 1998 to 2001.
[Picture of Muhammad Rafiq Tarar]

 

Tarbuck, Jimmy
Born 6 February 1940  (Liverpool, England)
Unfunny, golf-obsessed, old school comedian.
[Picture of Jimmy Tarbuck]

 

Tarrant, Chris
Born 10 October 1946  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
'Tiswas' & 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' presenter, also a radio presenter.
[Picture of Chris Tarrant]

 

Tarso, Ignacio Lopez
Born 15 January 1925  (Mexico City, Mexico )
Mexican actor of stage, film and television
[Picture of Ignacio Lopez Tarso]

 

Taverne, Dick
Born 18 October 1928  ()
Former MP, whose split from the Labour Party in 1972 arguably helped start the SDP movement.
[Picture of Dick Taverne]

 

TAYLOR, (1960) Roger
Born 26 April 1960  (Birmingham, England)
Duran Duran drummer.
[Picture of (1960) Roger TAYLOR]

 

TAYLOR, (tennis) ROGER
Born 14 October 1941  (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
a British former tennis player
[Picture of (tennis) ROGER TAYLOR]

 

taylor, brian
Born 9 January 1955  (Dundee, Scotland)
Political editor for BBC Scotland.
[Picture of brian taylor]

 

Taylor, Creed
Born 13 May 1929  (Lynchburg, Virginia, USA)
Jazz producer, produced "The Girl of Ipanema"
[Picture of Creed Taylor]

 

TAYLOR, Georgia
Born 26 February 1980  (Wigan, Greater Manchester, England)
Actress best known as Toyah Battersby in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of Georgia TAYLOR]

 

Taylor, Mick
Born 17 January 1949  (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England)
English musician with a close connection to The Rolling Stones
[Picture of Mick Taylor]

 

Taylor, Phil "The Power"
Born 13 August 1960  (Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
The darts player - multiple champion in the "sport".
[Picture of Phil

 

Taylor, R. Dean
Born 11 May 1939  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian soul musician.
[Picture of R. Dean Taylor]

 

Taylor, Roger Meadows
Born 26 July 1949  (King's Lynn, Norfolk, England)
Percussionist & supporting vocalist for rock group Queen.
[Picture of Roger Meadows Taylor]

 

Te Kanawa, Kiri
Born 6 March 1944  (Gisborne, New Zealand)
Opera singer, who sang at Prince Charles & Diana's wedding and has since become one of the top singers of her type in the World.
[Picture of Kiri Te Kanawa]

 

Tebbit, Norman
Born 29 March 1931  (Ponders End, London, England)
Outspoken former chairman of the Conservative Party, whose unemployed father famously "did not riot, he got on his bike and looked for work". Here's one of his more famous, though not wholly memorable, quotes: "The word 'conservative' is used by the BBC a
[Picture of Norman Tebbit]

 

Tebboune, Abdelmadjid
Born 17 November 1945  (Mecheria, Algeria)
Algerian President since Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down
[Picture of Abdelmadjid Tebboune]

 

Telander, Kajsa
Born 24 September 1919  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish author
[Picture of Kajsa Telander]

 

tennant, david
Born 18 April 1971  (Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland)
Popular actor best known as the 10th (and some may argue the best) incarnation of 'Doctor Who'.
[Picture of david tennant]

 

Tequila, Tila
Born 24 October 1981  (Singapore)
Singaporean-born American model, musician and TV personality.
[Picture of Tila Tequila]

 

Tereshkova, Valentina Vladimirovna
Born 6 March 1937  (Bolshoye Maslennikovo, Russia)
Former Soviet cosmonaut - the first woman in outer space.
[Picture of Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova]

 

Ternera, Josu
Born 24 December 1950  (Biscay, Spain)
Basque terrorist and former head of ETA.
[Picture of Josu Ternera]

 

Terry, John
Born 7 December 1980  (London, England)
Horrendously egotistical Chelsea and England central defender. His missed penalty in the 2008 Champions League final still provokes a snigger. He then missed Chelsea's triumph in 2012 through suspension, although that didn't stop him parading the trophy a
[Picture of John Terry]

 

Tewson, Josephine
Born 26 February 1939  (Hampstead, London, England)
Comic actress, best known as Elizabeth in 'Keeping Up Appearances' and as Jane Travers in 'Clarence'.
[Picture of Josephine Tewson]

 

tezuka, katsumi
Born 31 August 1912  (Hayami, Japan)
Japanese actor who specialised in getting into the monster suit.
[Picture of katsumi tezuka]

 

Thatcher, Mark
Born 15 August 1953  (London, UK)
Son of Margaret, doesn't have a great record when it comes to travelling in Africa.
[Picture of Mark Thatcher]

 

the Jackal, Carlos
Born 12 October 1949  (Michelena, Táchira, Venezuela)
Convicted terrorist who became an infamous figure in the 1970s.
[Picture of Carlos the Jackal]

 

Theodorakis, Mikis
Born 29 July 1925  (Chios, Greece)
Composer.
[Picture of Mikis Theodorakis]

 

Thiebaud, Wayne
Born 23 November 1920  (Mesa, Arizona, USA)
US artist & painter.
[Picture of Wayne Thiebaud]

 

THOMAS, (1965) Rob
Born 15 August 1965  (Sunnyside, Washington, USA)
TV Producer, creator of Veronica Mars and iZombie.
[Picture of (1965) Rob THOMAS]

 

THOMAS, (1972) Rob
Born 14 February 1972  (Landstuhl, Germany)
Lead singer of Matchbox 20.
[Picture of (1972) Rob THOMAS]

 

Thomas, Charlie
Born 7 April 1937  (Lynchburg, Virginia, USA)
Last original member of the The Drifters.
[Picture of Charlie Thomas]

 

Thomas, Clarence
Born 23 June 1948  (Pin Point, Georgia, USA)
Only the second African-American member of the US Supreme Court.
[Picture of Clarence Thomas]

 

Thomas, Mickey
Born 7 July 1954  (Mochdre, Wales)
Footballer turned pundit who played for Manchester United, and scored in Wrexham's FA Cup win over Arsenal. Also spent time in jail for money laundering.
[Picture of Mickey Thomas]

 

Thomas, Sarah
Born 5 June 1952  (London, England)
Actress. Played Glenda in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Sarah Thomas]

 

thompson, barbara
Born 27 July 1944  (Oxford, England)
Jazz musician.
[Picture of barbara thompson]

 

Thompson, Phil
Born 21 January 1954  (Kirkby, UK)
"Soccer Saturday" pundit with an eternally pained facial expression.
[Picture of Phil Thompson]

 

thompson, ruthie
Born 22 July 1910  (Portland, Maine, USA)
centenarian Disney animator
[Picture of ruthie thompson]

 

Thompson, Tommy
Born 19 November 1941  (Elroy, Wisconsin, USA)
American Republican politician, former governor and for a short time, 2008 presidential candidate
[Picture of Tommy Thompson]

 

Thomson, Bobby
Born 21 March 1937  (Dundee, UK)
Scottish striker who played for both Aston Villa and Birmingham City.
[Picture of Bobby Thomson]

 

Thomson, John
Born 2 April 1969  (Salford, England)
Actor from Cold Feet and The Fast Show.
[Picture of John Thomson]

 

Thorburn, Cliff
Born 16 January 1948  (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
One of the greats of the televised snooker age, World Champion in 1980, and World Number One between 1981 & 1982.
[Picture of Cliff Thorburn]

 

Thornton, Eddie
Born in Spanish Town, Jamaica  (exact date unknown)
Jamaican trumpeter who worked with Aswad.
[Picture of Eddie Thornton]

 

Thornton, William E. William E. Thornton is no longer with us
Born 14 April 1929  (Faison, North Carolina, USA)

Died 11 January 2021  (Boerne, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Astronaut who flew on Challenger.
[Picture of William E. Thornton]

 

Thorson, Linda
Born 18 June 1947  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian actress who replaced Diana Rigg on "The Avengers", playing Tara King.
[Picture of Linda Thorson]

 

THUNDER, Johnny
Born 15 August 1932  (Leesburg, Florida, USA)
R&B singer, born Gil Hamilton.
[Picture of Johnny THUNDER]

 

Thurlow, Setsuko
Born 3 January 1932  ()
Nuclear disarmament campaigner who survived the Hiroshima bombing, which killed the majority of her family and schoolfriends.
[Picture of Setsuko Thurlow]

 

Tiant, Luis
Born 23 November 1940  (Mariano, Cuba)
Former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher.
[Picture of Luis Tiant]

 

Tidy, Bill
Born 9 October 1933  (Birkenhead, Cheshire, England)
Cartoonist and humourist, seen on Dictionary Corner on 'Countdown' more times than I've had hot dinners.
[Picture of Bill Tidy]

 

Tillery, Linda
Born 2 September 1948  (San Francisco, California, USA)
American musician and songwriter.
[Picture of Linda Tillery]

 

Tinkov, Oleg
Born 25 December 1967  (Polysayevo, Soviet Union)
Russian entrepreneur and cycling team boss
[Picture of Oleg Tinkov]

 

Tits, Jacques
Born 12 August 1930  (Uccle, Belgium)
Notable Belgian-French mathematician, known for the Tits group, Tits metric, Tits alternative, Sugar tits, tits up and down, tits burgers
[Picture of Jacques Tits]

 

Tizzard, Colin
Born 7 January 1956  (Milborne Port, Somerset, England)
Race horse trainer who has won a number of major events in the past decade including Aintree and Ascot.
[Picture of Colin Tizzard]

 

Tobin, Louise
Born 11 November 1918  (Aubrey, Texas, USA)
Singer who performed with Benny Goodman and Bobby Hackett, among others.
[Picture of Louise Tobin]

 

Tobin, Peter
Born 27 August 1946  (Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland)
Man accused of killing three girls in Margate, and found guilty & jailed in 2008.
[Picture of Peter Tobin]

 

Tom, Captain Captain Tom is no longer with us
Born 30 April 1920  (Keighley, United Kingdom)

Died 2 February 2021  (Bedford, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
Distinguished British veteran who went for a walk one day in April 2020 and asked around for money. Luckily, it was for a group of charities supporting the NHS during the COVID pandemic. This walk has since spawned a no. 1 charting single and a knighthood
[Picture of Captain Tom]

 

Tomko, Jozef
Born 11 March 1924  (Udavske, Slovakia)
Roman Catholic Cardinal, one of the most famous figures in the Church in Eastern Europe.
[Picture of Jozef Tomko]

 

Tomlinson, Ricky
Born 26 September 1939  (Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
Ex-plasterer & Trade Unionist turned hugely successful & popular actor - firstly in 'Brookside' but best loved for his role in 'The Royle Family'.
[Picture of Ricky Tomlinson]

 

Tong, Goh Chok
Born 20 May 1941  (Singapore)
Prime Minster of Singapore from 1990 to 2004.
[Picture of Goh Chok Tong]

 

Tonioli, Bruno
Born 25 November 1955  (Ferrera, Italy)
Italian ballroom dancer who has been, since 2004, one of the main judges on Strictly Come Dancing.
[Picture of Bruno Tonioli]

 

TORVILL, Jayne
Born 7 October 1957  (Nottingham, England)
Ice dance and one half of one of Britain's greatest sporting double acts with her dancing partner Christopher Dean.
[Picture of Jayne TORVILL]

 

Towers, Constance
Born 20 May 1933  (Whitefish, Montana, USA)
Emmy nominated actress who appeared in General Hospital and the godawful 90s horror flick The Relic.
[Picture of Constance Towers]

 

Tracey, AJ
Born 4 March 1994  (London, England)
Up and coming young rapper known for the hits “Butterflies” and “Ladbroke Grove”.
[Picture of AJ Tracey]

 

Trapattoni, Giovanni
Born 17 March 1939  (Cusano Milanino, Italy)
The most successful coach in Serie A history, winning 7 scudetto's between 1976 and 1989. Later had success with Bayern München and Benfica. Now coach of the Irish national team. Appropriately his birthday is on St. Patrick's Day!
[Picture of Giovanni Trapattoni]

 

Travers, Brian
Born 7 February 1959  (Birmingham, England)
English saxophonist with Birmingham originating reggae specialists UB40, who infested the charts with a number of 1980s hits.
[Picture of Brian Travers]

 

Travers, Susan
Born 18 February 1939  (London, UK)
Retired British actress whose biggest role was probably as Van der Valk's wife.
[Picture of Susan Travers]

 

Travis, Dave Lee
Born 25 May 1945  (Buxton, Derbyshire, England)
Radio DJ known as the "Hairy Cornflake". Arrested in November 2012 for alleged sexual offensive dating back to the 1970s.
[Picture of Dave Lee Travis]

 

Travis, Randy
Born 4 May 1959  (Marshville, North Carolina, USA)
American country singer.
[Picture of Randy Travis]

 

Travolta, John
Born 18 February 1954  (Englewood, New Jersey, USA)
Actor who has had something of a rollercoaster career: he was catapulted to fame in 'Saturday Night Fever' (1977), but then appeared in a few turkeys before his career was rescued by, of all things, 'Look Who's Talking'. Finally acquired a semblance of c
[Picture of John Travolta]

 

Treacher, Bill
Born 4 June 1930  (London, England)
UK actor, forever remembered as the long-suffering Arthur Fowler in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Bill Treacher]

 

Tremain, Rose
Born 2 August 1943  (London, England)
Novelist who specialises in the historical novels your gran loved.
[Picture of Rose Tremain]

 

trevino, lee
Born 1 December 1939  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
One of the greatest golfers of all time, with 6 major wins, including consecutive British Opens in 1971 and 1972.
[Picture of lee trevino]

 

Trimble, Vance
Born 6 July 1913  (Harrison, Arkansas, US)
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who wrote about nepotism in the US Congress.
[Picture of Vance Trimble]

 

Trintignant, Jean-Louis
Born 11 December 1930  (Piolenc, Vaucluse, France)
One of France's greatest film actors & nephew of former racing driver & DDP pick Maurice Trintignant.
[Picture of Jean-Louis Trintignant]

 

Trintignant, Nadine
Born 11 November 1934  (Nice, France)
French film director, most famously of the 1967 drama "Mon Amour, Mon Amour".
[Picture of Nadine Trintignant]

 

troell, jan
Born 23 July 1931  (Limhamn, Malmo, Sweden)
Swedish film director, known for his realistic style. His 1971 film 'The Emigrants' is unusual in being nominated for the Academy Awards across two years.
[Picture of jan troell]

 

TROTTER, Andy
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Former Chief Constable of the British Transport Police.
[Picture of Andy TROTTER]

 

Trower, Robin
Born 9 March 1945  (London, UK)
Blues-rock musician who joined Procul Harum in the immediate aftermath of "A White Shade of Pale", before forming his own eponymous band.
[Picture of Robin Trower]

 

Trueman, Brian
Born 16 May 1932  (Manchester, UK)
TV host and voiceover artist, was the vocals behind Nanny in 80s classic "Count Duckula".
[Picture of Brian Trueman]

 

Truman, Christine
Born 16 January 1941  (Loughton, United Kingdom)
British former tennis player and Grand Slam title winner
[Picture of Christine Truman]

 

Trumbull, Douglas
Born 8 April 1942  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Special effects pioneer and director of 'Silent Running'.
[Picture of Douglas Trumbull]

 

Trump, Donald
Born 14 June 1946  (New York, New York, USA)
Loser of the 2020 presidential elections and New York businessman who turned his father's multi-billion dollar business into a multi-million dollar business.
[Picture of Donald Trump]

 

Trump, Eric
Born 6 January 1984  (New York City, New York, USA)
Donald Trump's Failson #2 and world's best Beavis impersonator
[Picture of Eric Trump]

 

TRUMP, Ivana
Born 20 February 1949  (Zlin, Czech Republic)
First wife of US President Donald Trump.
[Picture of Ivana TRUMP]

 

Trump Jr., Donald
Born 31 December 1977  (New York City, New York, USA)
American socialite who has a famous father but I can't remember who...
[Picture of Donald Trump Jr.]

 

Truss, Liz
Born 26 July 1975  (Oxford, England)
One of the Bright Young Things of the Tory party. God help us all.
[Picture of Liz Truss]

 

tSaoi, Máire Mhac an
Born 4 April 1922  (Dublin, Ireland)
Irish language scholar, poet, writer and academic of modern literature in Irish
[Picture of Máire Mhac an tSaoi]

 

Tsuji, Shintaro
Born 7 December 1927  (Japan)
Founder of Sanrio, creator of Hello Kitty et al
[Picture of Shintaro Tsuji]

 

Tsukasa, Yoko
Born 20 August 1934  (Wataricho, Japan)
Japanese actress
[Picture of Yoko Tsukasa]

 

TULI, Teila
Born 14 June 1969  (Hawaii, USA)
Also known as Taylor Wily is an American actor and a former sumo wrestler and mixed martial artist.
[Picture of Teila TULI]

 

Tune, Tommy
Born 28 February 1939  (Wichita Falls, Texas, USA)
Lanky American dancer & actor, one of Broadway's top stars.
[Picture of Tommy Tune]

 

Tunstall, K T
Born 23 June 1975  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Winsome Scots singer-songwriter.
[Picture of K T Tunstall]

 

Tureaud, Laurence
Born 21 May 1952  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
The legendary Mr T, who played Sgt B.A. Baracus in 'The A-Team', and made a habit of pitying fools and not getting on no airplanes. Also had a notoriously low tolerance level when it came to jibber-jabber.
[Picture of Laurence Tureaud]

 

Turnbull, Bill
Born 25 January 1956  (Guildford, UK)
Host of the BBC Breakfast show between 2001 and 2016, stepped down from the show to focus on his love of beekeeping.
[Picture of Bill Turnbull]

 

Turner, Anthea
Born 25 May 1960  (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
Bland TV presenter, better known for her private life than for her personality.
[Picture of Anthea Turner]

 

Turner, Ted
Born 19 November 1938  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Businessman & founder of CNN.
[Picture of Ted Turner]

 

Turner, Tina
Born 26 November 1939  (Nutbush, Tennessee, USA)
Singer, born Anna Mae Bullock, still active after almost 50 years in the business. Well known for her big hair & raspy voice.
[Picture of Tina Turner]

 

Turnquest, Orville
Born 19 July 1929  (New Providence, The Bahamas)
Deputy PM of Bahamas from 1992 to 1994, Governor-General 1995-2000.
[Picture of Orville Turnquest]

 

Tush, Bill
Born 16 October 1948  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Satirical US radio and TV show host
[Picture of Bill Tush]

 

Tushingham, Rita
Born 14 April 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Actress best known for her roles in "kitchen sink" dramas such as 'A Taste of Honey' and 'The Leather Boys'.
[Picture of Rita Tushingham]

 

Tutu, Desmond
Born 7 October 1931  (Klerksdorp, South Africa)
Winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, he became Archbishop of Cape Town in 1986. When aged fourteen he caught tuberculosis and had to spend two years in hospital as a result. Reported to be "seriously ill" in 2001, he joked "My presence here gives testimo
[Picture of Desmond Tutu]

 

Tyler, Harrison Ruffin
Born in United States  (exact date unknown)
Last living grandson of John Tyler - one of the great geneological marvels of humankind.
[Picture of Harrison Ruffin Tyler]

 

Tyler, Steven
Born 26 March 1948  (Yonkers, New York, USA)
Rock singer, lead singer of Aerosmith. Dad of actress Liv.
[Picture of Steven Tyler]

 

Tyson, Cicely Cicely Tyson is no longer with us
Born 19 December 1933  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 28 January 2021  (United States)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Model turned actress who was once married to jazz legend Miles Davis.
[Picture of Cicely Tyson]

 

Tyson, Ian
Born 25 September 1933  (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
Canadian singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Ian Tyson]

 

Tyson, Mike
Born 30 June 1966  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Brought up by his single mother in the toughest part of Brooklyn, was winning street fights by the age of 9, weighed 200lbs and could bench-press more than his own weight by the age of 14. Became the youngest undisputed WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight
[Picture of Mike Tyson]

 

Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Born 5 October 1958  (New York, New York, USA)
Astrophysicist & director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York.
[Picture of Neil deGrasse Tyson]

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