Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2005: Z


Zimbalist (jnr), Efrem
Born 30 November 1918  (New York, New York, USA)
Actor who rose to prominence during the late 1950s as Stuart Bailey in the TV series "77 Sunset Strip". He also appeared in the long-running "The FBI" and various films, including "Hot Shots!". He has recently been promoting his latest book: the curiously titled autobiography "My Dinner of Herbs".
[Picture of Efrem Zimbalist (jnr)]


Ziyang, Zhao Zhao Ziyang is no longer with us
Born 17 October 1919  (Hua County, Honan Province, China)

Died 16 January 2005  (Beijing, China)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Former leader of China's Communist Party, who was ousted from power after he opposed the use of military force against the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy demonstrators in 1989.
[Picture of Zhao Ziyang]

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