Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2007: C


Caesar, Sid
Born 8 September 1922  (Yonkers, New York, USA)
'50s and '60s comedian and star of American TV. Later appeared in a diverse range of films, including Grease and Cannonball Run II.
[Picture of Sid Caesar]


Cage, Nicholas
Born 7 January 1964  (Long Beach, Califonia, USA)
Actor - "Leaving Las Vegas", "Con Air", "Ghost Rider" etc.
[Picture of Nicholas Cage]


Caine, Michael
Born 14 March 1933  (Bermondsey, London, England)
Legendary British actor, still turning in award-winning performances.
[Picture of Michael Caine]


Callwood, June
Born 2 June 1924  (Chatham, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian journalist, author and prolific social activist. Died 14/4/2007, but no UK obit as yet.
[Picture of June Callwood]


Campbell, Edna
Born 26 November 1968  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
American women's basketball player.
[Picture of Edna Campbell]


Campbell, Glen
Born 22 April 1936  (Billstown, Arizona, USA)
Country singer who his just as infamous for alcohol, cocaine and violence as he is for "Rhinestone Cowboy".
[Picture of Glen Campbell]


Campbell, Sol
Born 18 September 1974  (Plaistow, London, England)
Footballer, formerly of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, now with Portsmouth.
[Picture of Sol Campbell]


Campbell Ross, John (Died in 2009)
Born 11 March 1899  (Australia)
Believed to be the last surviving Australian World War I veteran. Born 1899.
[Picture of John Campbell Ross]


Cannon, Tommy
Born 27 June 1938  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
The taller half of Cannon & Ball; now teams up with his old sidekick to do evangelical stuff as well as comedy routines.
[Picture of Tommy Cannon]


Cant, Brian
Born 12 July 1933  (Ipswich, Suffolk, England)
Legendary children's TV presenter, whose face should be instantly recognisable to anyone in the UK between the ages of 25-50. Also a serious actor, mostly on stage.
[Picture of Brian Cant]


Cantona, Eric
Born 24 May 1966  (Marseille, France)
Charismatic, kung-fu kicking, erudite ex-footballer with Manchester United & France.
[Picture of Eric Cantona]


Capone, Albert Francis 'Sonny' (Died in 2004)
Born 4 December 1918  (USA)
Son of Al "Scarface" Capone. Was for many years a Miami restaurateur, but according to the Miami Herald newspaper, he died in 2004.
[Picture of Albert Francis 'Sonny' Capone]


Cardiff, Jack (Died in 2009)
Born 18 September 1914  (Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England)
Legendary British cinematographer, who also was Oscar-nominated as a director later on in his career.
[Picture of Jack Cardiff]


Cardin, Pierre
Born 6 July 1922  (Venice, Italy)
French fashion designer, known, if anything, for designing the bubble dress.
[Picture of Pierre Cardin]


Carlin, George (Died in 2008)
Born 12 May 1937  (New York, New York, USA)
American stand-up comedian, whose fame in the US has not really transcended to the UK. Therefore, the role that most people in the UK will know him for is as Rufus in the "Bill & Ted" films.
[Picture of George Carlin]


Carlisle, Kitty Kitty Carlisle is no longer with us
Born 3 September 1910  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)

Died 17 April 2007  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Born Catherine Conn, and also known as Kitty Carlisle Hart. One-time opera singer and star of Broadway musicals and radio shows, but better remembered for her many appearances on '50s and '60s American TV game shows, particularly "To Tell The Truth".
[Picture of Kitty Carlisle]


Carluccio, Antonio
Born in Vietri sul Mare, Italy  (exact date unknown)
Chubby restaurateur behind the eponymous Carluccio's chain. Born 1937.
[Picture of Antonio Carluccio]


Carmichael, Ian (Died in 2010)
Born 18 June 1920  (Hull, Yorkshire, England)
Long-serving film & TV actor.
[Picture of Ian Carmichael]


Carr, Jimmy
Born 15 September 1972  (Hounslow, Middlesex, England)
Depending on your point of view, one of Britain's brightest new comedians, or the unfunniest man in the all-time history of comedy.
[Picture of Jimmy Carr]


Carr, Robert (Died in 2012)
Born 11 November 1916  (place of birth unknown)
Conservative MP for Mitcham 1950-74, Home Secretary 1972-74, and now Baron Carr of Handley.
[Picture of Robert Carr]


Carrington, Desmond
Born 23 May 1926  (Bromley, Kent, England)
Broadcaster, almost exclusively on radio, for the past 50 years.
[Picture of Desmond Carrington]


Carrington, Leonora (Died in 2011)
Born 6 April 1917  (Clayton Green, Lancashire, England)
Mexican novelist & surrealist painter. Of British, Mexican & Irish parentage, now living in the US & Mexico.
[Picture of Leonora Carrington]


Carrington, Lord Peter
Born 6 June 1919  (London, England)
Former British Foreign Secretary, Secretary-General of NATO, and something equally high-ranking in the UN.
[Picture of Lord Peter Carrington]


Carroll, Michael
Born 29 March 1983  (place of birth unknown)
Moronic "King of Chavs" who won £9.7m on the National Lottery in 2002, but has apparently managed to blow the lot already, whilst racking up numerous convictions and a prison sentence. Has to be an outside chance of a suicide or drugs overdose, with any luck. Born 1983, lives in Norfolk.
[Picture of Michael Carroll]


Carson, Frank (Died in 2012)
Born 11 June 1926  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Irish stand-up comedian. It'll be a "cracker" if he proves to be worth a few points this year.
[Picture of Frank Carson]


Cartan, Henri (Died in 2008)
Born 8 July 1904  (Nancy, France)
[Picture of Henri Cartan]


Carter, Elliott (Died in 2012)
Born 11 December 1908  (New York, New York, USA)
[Picture of Elliot Carter]


Carter, Jimmy
Born 1 October 1924  (Plains, Georgia, USA)
Peanut-farming President of the US of A from 1977-81.
[Picture of Jimmy Carter]


Carter, Rosalynn
Born 18 August 1927  (Plains, Georgia, USA)
Wife of former US President Jimmy Carter.
[Picture of Rosalynn Carter]


Castro, Fidel
Born 13 August 1926  (Mayari, Cuba)
Lawyer and political activist who overthrew the military dictatorship of Cuba in 1959 and declared himself leader. A Marxist-Leninist and sworn enemy of the USA ever since the 1961 Bay of Pigs incident.
[Picture of Fidel Castro]


Castro, Raúl
Born 3 June 1931  (Biran, Cuba)
Younger brother of Fidel Castro, who has been running the show in Cuba since Fidel fell ill in July 2006.
[Picture of Raúl Castro]


Cavalli, Roberto
Born 15 November 1940  (Rome, Italy)
Fashion designer, a favourite of Victoria Beckham & Shakira, apparently.
[Picture of Roberto Cavalli]


Cernan, Eugene
Born 14 March 1934  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American astronaut, twice flew on Apollo missions, and to this date, is the last man to have set foot on the moon.
[Picture of Eugene Cernan]


Chalfont, Baron
Born 5 December 1919  (Llantaruam, Monmouthshire, Wales)
Born Alun Arthur Gwynne Jones. Former Foreign Office minister and military historian.
[Picture of Baron Chalfont]


Chamberlain, Richard
Born 31 March 1934  (Beverly Hills, California)
Television & film actor in both the US & the UK. Gained fame as being a heart-throb, but later admitted that he is, in fact, gay. Now lives in Hawaii.
[Picture of Richard Chamberlain]


Chambers, Ronald
Born 11 January 1955  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
American Death Row inmate, scheduled to die in January 2007, but was given a stay of execution. Has been on Death Row for 31 years now.
[Picture of Ronald Chambers]


Channing, Carole
Born 31 January 1921  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Broadway actress.
[Picture of Carole Channing]


Charisse, Cyd (Died in 2008)
Born 8 March 1921  (Amarillo, Texas, USA)
born Tula Ellice Finklea. Dancer, and actress, best known for her perfomance in "Singing In the Rain" and her long, mighty fine legs. Has been married to Tony Martin since 1948.
[Picture of Cyd Charisse]


Charlton, Bobby
Born 11 October 1937  (Ashington, Northumberland, England)
1966 World Cup-winning footballer and survivor of the 1958 Munich air crash.
[Picture of Bobby Charlton]


Charlton, Jack
Born 8 May 1935  (Ashington, Northumberland, England)
'Wor Jackie' (actually christened John) spent his entire football-playing career at Leeds United, and, like his younger brother Bobby, also played for England and was a member of the 1966 World Cup-winning side. He then went on to manage Middlesborough, Sheffield Wednesday, Newcastle United and the Republic of Ireland, before retiring in 1994.
[Picture of Jack Charlton]


Cheney, Dick
Born 30 January 1941  (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)
Vice-President of the USA, apparently the real "brains" in the White House. Has had years of heart trouble.
[Picture of Dick Cheney]


Born 20 May 1946  (El Centro, California, USA)
Singer, actress, gay icon, the "male-sounding one" out of Sonny & Cher, who, amongst many other things, has won an Oscar.
[Picture of Cher]


Chiluba, Frederick (Died in 2011)
Born 30 April 1943  (Ndola, Zambia)
Former Zambian President, between 1991-2002. Still involved in politics, but sidelined with heart trouble recently.
[Picture of Frederick Chiluba]


Chirac, Jacques
Born 29 November 1932  (Paris, France)
President of France. Hated by most countries, but loved by his own.
[Picture of Jacques Chirac]


Chirac, Laurence
Born 4 March 1958  (Paris, France)
Daughter of Jacques. Has suffered from severe anorexia & depression for many years, and has hardly been seen in public since 1990, when she tried to commit suicide.
[Picture of Laurence Chirac]


Chomsky, Noam
Born 7 December 1928  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Leading professor of linguistics, who has also written and lectured widely on subjects as diverse as philosophy and US foreign policy. Holds honorary degrees from over 20 universities.
[Picture of Noam Chomsky]


Choules, 'Digger' Claude (Died in 2011)
Born 3 March 1901  (Pershore, Worcestershire, England)
One of the very few remaining British soldiers from World War I, though he has lived in Australia since about 1920.
[Picture of 'Digger' Claude Choules]


Chris, Lil'
Born 26 August 1990  (Lowestoft, Suffolk, England)
Born Chris Hardman. Pop singer, who is only 4ft 11 inches tall.
[Picture of Lil' Chris]


Church, Charlotte
Born 21 February 1986  (Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales)
Once an angelic cherub, now dabbles with cigs, sex, drink and controversy, often all at the same time. These days spends more time presenting than singing.
[Picture of Charlotte Church]


Ciampi, Carlo Azeglio
Born 9 December 1920  (Livorno, Tuscany, Italy)
Prime Minister of Italy 1993-4 and President from 1999-2006.
[Picture of Carlo Azeglio Ciampi]


Claiborne, Liz Liz Claiborne is no longer with us
Born 31 March 1929  (Brussels, Belgium)

Died 26 June 2007  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
Fashion designer - real name Elisabeth Ortenberg.
[Picture of Liz Claiborne]


Clancy, Tom (Died in 2013)
Born 12 April 1947  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Novelist, mainly of political thrillers. The films from his books (Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games et al) seem to be more palatable to the general public than his books, which aren't the lightest of tomes (in terms of both content and weight).
[Picture of Tom Clancy]


Clark, Dick (Died in 2012)
Born 30 November 1929  (Mount Vernon, New York, USA)
Veteran US TV producer/presenter.
[Picture of Dick Clark]


Clark, Petula
Born 15 November 1932  (Epsom, Surrey, England)
Singer and actress. Has suffered from depression.
[Picture of Petula Clark]


Clarke, Arthur C (Died in 2008)
Born 16 December 1917  (Minehead, Somerset, England)
Scientist, sci-fi author, co-writer of "2001: A Space Odyssey", TV presenter, and alleged kiddie-fiddler. Long-term resident of Sri Lanka.
[Picture of Arthur C Clarke]


Clarke, Kenneth
Born 2 July 1940  (Nottingham, England)
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Cabinet Minister. Still an MP, but his hopes of ever being Conservative Leader look rather slim now. Unlike the man himself.
[Picture of Kenneth Clarke]


Clarkson, Jeremy
Born 11 April 1960  (Doncaster, South Yorkshire)
Presenter of Top Gear, and columnist in the Times & The Sun. His frequently outspoken views have divided the UK, with some declaring him the last bastion of sense in the country, others saying...ahem...less nice things about him.
[Picture of Jeremy Clarkson]


Cleese, John
Born 27 October 1939  (Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England)
Legendary comedian, member of Monty Python, who has more latterly found fame in the US.
[Picture of John Cleese]


Clifford, Max
Born 6 April 1943  (Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England)
Publicist to the rich and famous, and to those who want to achieve both in 15 minutes.
[Picture of Max Clifford]


Clinton, Bill
Born 19 August 1946  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
Sax-playing ex-US President (1993-2001).
[Picture of Bill Clinton]


Clinton, George
Born 22 July 1940  (Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA)
Funk & soul musician & keyboard player, well known for his flamboyant style & hair.
[Picture of George Clinton]


Close, Brian
Born 24 February 1931  (Rawdon, Yorkshire, England)
Former English Test cricketer. Also enjoyed an unusually long career (1948-77) in county cricket.
[Picture of Brian Close]


Coase, Ronald (Died in 2013)
Born 29 December 1910  (Willesden, London, England)
Economist, former Nobel Prize winner.
[Picture of Ronald Coase]


Cocker, Jarvis
Born 19 September 1963  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Lead singer of Britpop group Pulp and sworn enemy of Michael Jackson.
[Picture of Jarvis Cocker]


Cocker, Joe
Born 20 May 1944  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Rock & blues singer with gravelly voice. Will this be the year where he goes "up where he belongs"?
[Picture of Joe Cocker]


Cockfield, Baron Francis Arthur Baron Francis Arthur Cockfield is no longer with us
Born 28 September 1916  (Horsham, Sussex, England)

Died 8 January 2007  (Oxford, England)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
Former Cabinet minister and Secretary of State in the Thatcher Government who ended up doing some meaningless job in the EU.
[Picture of Baron Francis Arthur Cockfield]


Cohen, Leonard
Born 21 September 1934  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
[Picture of Leonard Cohen]


Cole, George
Born 22 April 1925  (Tooting, London, England)
British actor, best known for his role as dodgy car dealer Arthur Daley in "Minder".
[Picture of George Cole]


Cole, John (Died in 2013)
Born 23 November 1927  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Former BBC reporter, much lampooned by Spitting Image for his strong Northern Irish accent. Hondoodedly an enteresting peck.
[Picture of John Cole]


Coleman, David (Died in 2013)
Born 26 April 1926  (Manchester, England)
Sports commentator who has been so gaffe-prone over the years that the satirical magazine Private Eye coined the term "Colemanballs" to describe any nonsensical utterance made on TV or radio.
[Picture of David Coleman]


Coleman, Gary (Died in 2010)
Born 8 February 1968  (Zion, Illinois, USA)
Diminutive (4'8") actor who played Arnold Jackson in "Diff'rent Strokes". Has reportedly fallen on hard times of late, despite earning around $18m from the series. Whatchoo talkin' 'bout, Willis?
[Picture of Gary Coleman]


Coleman, Jonathan 'Jono'
Born 29 February 1956  (Hackney, London, England)
Although born in England, Coleman moved to Australia as a boy & then moved back to the UK in 1993. Best known as a radio DJ, but frequent on "celebrity" shows. In 2007, moved back to Australia to care for his ill mum.
[Picture of Jonathan 'Jono' Coleman]


Collier, James Lincoln
Born 27 June 1928  (New York, New York, USA)
American author whose best-known works include the cheery "My Brother Sam Is Dead", along with controversial biographies of jazz musicians Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.
[Picture of James Lincoln Collier]


Collins, Bobby
Born 16 February 1931  (Govanhill, Scotland)
Scotland, Leeds & Everton footballer.
[Picture of Bobby Collins]


Collins, Bootsy
Born 26 October 1951  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
American funk singer, songwriter & guitarist.
[Picture of Bootsy Collins]


Collins, Joan
Born 23 May 1933  (London, England)
Mutton-dressed-as-lamb actress, veteran of over 80 films spanning half a century, not to mention "Dynasty". Random fact: her first husband Maxwell Reed tried to sell her to an Arab sheik for £10,000, just seven months after their wedding in 1952.
[Picture of Joan Collins]


Collins, Michael
Born 31 October 1930  (Rome, Italy)
Apollo 11 command module pilot - orbited the Moon while his colleagues Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin got all the glory of landing and walking on it. Spent over 4 days in the Van Allen radiation belts.
[Picture of Michael Collins]


Collins, Phil
Born 30 January 1951  (London, England)
Baldy drummer/singer out of Genesis and Live Aid.
[Picture of Phil Collins]


Coltrane, Robbie
Born 30 March 1950  (Rutherglen, Scotland)
Large Scottish comedian who has achieved the rare feat of making the transition from stage to TV to serious big-screen roles, having appeared in two James Bond films and the three Harry Potter ones to date.
[Picture of Robbie Coltrane]


Connery, Sir Sean
Born 25 August 1930  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Actor, director and producer. Worked as a coffin-polisher before becoming the first James Bond and playing him in 7 films. Knighted in 2000.
[Picture of Sir Sean Connery]


Connolly, Billy
Born 24 November 1942  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish stand-up comedian, who has also acted, sung & done TV presenting. Well known for his dishevelled appearance and saying the word "jobby" a lot.
[Picture of Billy Connolly]


Connors, Mike
Born 15 August 1925  (Fresno, California, USA)
American actor, played Joe Mannix in "Mannix". Born Kreker Ohanian.
[Picture of Mike Connors]


Conquest, Robert
Born 15 July 1917  (Malvern, Worcestershire, England)
British historian and author, particularly on the subject of Russian history.
[Picture of Robert Conquest]


Constantine, Susannah
Born 8 January 1961  (London, England)
One half of the "Trinny & Susannah" TV presenting duo.
[Picture of Susannah Constantine]


Conté, Lansana (Died in 2008)
Born in Moussayah Loumbaya, Guinea  (exact date unknown)
President of Guinea since 1984. Won his last "democratic" election in 2003 with a staggering 95.3% of the vote. Survived an assassination attempt in January 2005, claiming God had not yet decided it was his time to die. Perhaps the big man will change his mind this year. Born sometime in 1934, by the way.
[Picture of Lansana Conté]


Cook, Roger
Born 6 April 1943  (New Zealand)
Rotund journalist, best known for his "Cook Report" investigative TV show.
[Picture of Roger Cook]


Cooper, Alice
Born 4 February 1948  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Make-up clad "master of shock rock". Born Vincent Damon Furnier, but changed his and his band's name to Alice Cooper in the late '60s, apparently because he believes he is a reincarnation of a 17th-century witch of that name.
[Picture of Alice Cooper]


Cooper, Henry (Died in 2011)
Born 3 May 1934  (London, England)
Former heavyweight boxer, who caused a sensation in July 1963 by very nearly defeating the young prodigy Cassius Clay. Clay was saved only by his trainer deliberately sabotaging one of his gloves between rounds, thus buying him time to recover from the pounding that Cooper had been giving him. "Our 'Enery" also fought such other big names as Rocky Marciano, Floyd Patterson, Sonny Liston, Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson, but is probably better remembered for his association with Brut 33 aftershave ("Splash it all over!").
[Picture of Henry Cooper]


Cooper, Jackie (Died in 2011)
Born 15 September 1922  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Child actor who started out in the 1920s and managed to continue working into his 80s.
[Picture of Jackie Cooper]


Cooper, Pat
Born 31 July 1929  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American stand-up comedian, barely known in the UK.
[Picture of Pat Cooper]


Copperfield, David
Born 16 September 1956  (Metuchen, New Jersey, USA)
Illusionist & magician of the glamorous, spectacular variety.
[Picture of David Copperfield]


Corbett, Ronnie
Born 4 December 1930  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
The pint-sized one of the Two Ronnies.
[Picture of Ronnie Corbett]


Corey, 'Professor' Irwin
Born 29 July 1914  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American stand-up comedian and frequent game show panelist.
[Picture of 'Professor' Irwin Corey]


Cornwell, Judy
Born 22 February 1940  (Hammersmith, London, England)
Experienced UK actress, her most famous role being the sex-starved Daisy in "Keeping Up Appearances". Also a novellist.
[Picture of Judy Cornwell]


Cosby, Bill
Born 12 July 1937  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Long-standing, squeaky-clean, inexplicably popular US comic.
[Picture of Bill Cosby]


Cosgrave, Liam
Born 13 April 1920  (Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
Former Taoiseach of Ireland between 1973 & 1977.
[Picture of Liam Cosgrave]


Costello, Elvis
Born 25 August 1954  (Paddington, London, England)
Pop singer, born Declan McManus.
[Picture of Elvis Costello]


Coventry, Victor Gerald (Died in 2003)
Born 4 October 1917  (place of birth unknown)
The 13th and current Earl of Coventry. Well not that current as he died in 2003!
[Picture of Victor Gerald Coventry]


Cowell, Simon
Born 7 October 1959  (Brighton, East Sussex, England)
Record producer & TV talent judge, he of the scathing putdowns & high trousers.
[Picture of Simon Cowell]


Craig, Wendy
Born 20 June 1934  (Sacriston, County Durham, England)
English actress, best known for her sitcom roles, most notably "Butterflies".
[Picture of Wendy Craig]


Crawford, Michael
Born 19 January 1942  (Salisbury, Wiltshire, England)
TV actor who made his name as Frank Spencer in "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em", before successfully reinventing himself as a serious stage actor, taking starring roles in "Barnum" and "Phantom of the Opera".
[Picture of Michael Crawford]


Cribbins, Bernard
Born 29 December 1928  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
Actor & comedian, a veteran of "Carry On" films. Holds the record for most story-tellings on "Jackanory."
[Picture of Bernard Cribbins]


Croft, David (Died in 2011)
Born 7 September 1922  (Sandbanks, Dorset, England)
One half of the Croft & Perry sitcom writing duo, behind such classics as "Dad's Army" & "Are You Being Served?"
[Picture of David Croft]


Cromwell, James
Born 27 January 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
US actor, starred in "Babe", "LA Confidential", "The Queen".
[Picture of James Cromwell]


Cronkite, Walter (Died in 2009)
Born 4 November 1916  (St Joseph's, Missouri, USA)
Former CBS Evening News anchorman, whose commentary provided the definitive voice of issues and events in America from 1962-81. Was once named the "most trusted figure in American public life".
[Picture of Walter Cronkite]


Crosby, David
Born 14 August 1941  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
One third of Crosby, Stills & Nash, and indeed one quarter of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
[Picture of David Crosby]


Crow, Sheryl
Born 11 February 1962  (Kennett, Missouri, USA)
American blues rock singer. Overcame breast cancer in 2006.
[Picture of Sheryl Crow]


Crowden, Graham (Died in 2010)
Born 30 November 1922  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Star of BBC sitcom "Waiting for God". Turned down the chance to be Dr Who in 1974.
[Picture of Graham Crowden]


Crowdis, Donald (Died in 2011)
Born 24 December 1913  (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
Canadian TV presenter, their version of David Attenborough.
[Picture of Donald Crowdis]


Cruickshank, John Alexander
Born 20 May 1920  (Aberdeen, Scotland)
Living VC holder, who won it for an act of bravery as a pilot during World War II.
[Picture of John Alexander Cruickshank]


Cryer, Barry
Born 23 April 1935  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Prolific comedy writer and panelist on radio comedy shows.
[Picture of Barry Cryer]


Cuenod, Hugues (Died in 2010)
Born 16 June 1902  (Corseaux-sur-Vesey, Switzerland)
Swiss opera singer.
[Picture of Hugues Cuenod]


Curie Labouisse, Eve Eve Curie Labouisse is no longer with us
Born 6 December 1904  (Paris, France)

Died 22 October 2007  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 102  
Author, director of UNICEF, and daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie.
[Picture of Eve Curie Labouisse]


Curtis, Tony (Died in 2010)
Born 3 June 1925  (The Bronx, New York, USA)
Hollywood actor - star of over 100 films and made-for-TV movies, from classics such as "Some Like It Hot" and "The Count of Monte Cristo" to the less impressive "Lobster Man from Mars". Born Bernard Schwartz, five times married, including to Janet Leigh - a marriage which produced Jamie Lee Curtis.
[Picture of Tony Curtis]

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