Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2008: D


Dahl, Robert
Born 17 December 1915  (Inwood, Ioha, USA)
US political analyst.
[Picture of Robert Dahl]


Dale, Jim
Born 15 August 1935  (Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England)
Actor, one of the few living stars of Carry On, whose Carry On legend status was severly damaged when he appeared in the woeful Carry on Columbus.
[Picture of Jim Dale]


Daltrey, Roger
Born 1 March 1944  (Hammersmith, London, England)
Rock singer, lead singer of "The Who". Occasional actor as well.
[Picture of Roger Daltrey]


Daly, Cardinal Cahal (Died in 2009)
Born 1 October 1917  (Loughguile, County Antrim, Northern Ireland)
Fomer Archbishop of Armagh between 1990 & 1996.
[Picture of Cardinal Cahal Daly]


Daly, John
Born 28 April 1966  (Carmichael, California, USA)
Hard drinking, cigarette puffing, high-stake gambling, drug-taking & hugely overweight golfer. Also one of the most popular & most talented golfers of the last 20 years, probably because of all the above...
[Picture of John Daly]


Damone, Vic
Born 12 June 1928  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Italian-American easy-listening singer.
[Picture of Vic Damone]


Daniels, Paul
Born 6 April 1938  (Middlesbrough, England)
Magician and generally ubiquitous light-entertainment TV celebrity, the lowest point in whose career (and let's face it, it has a lot of competition) was probably presenting the late 1980s kids' TV programme 'Wizbit'. An eight-foot rabbit named Willy and a three-foot cone-shaped creature starring alongside a four-foot toupée-wearing conjuror...truly, truly dreadful.
[Picture of Paul Daniels]


Dankworth, Sir Johnny (Died in 2010)
Born 20 September 1927  (Woodford, Essex, England)
Jazz musician, composer & saxophone player.
[Picture of Sir Johnny Dankworth]


Darwin, Anne
Born in Hartlepool, County Durham, England  (exact date unknown)
Partner in crime of John Darwin, her husband. Born 1952. Photographed with a beaming smile whilst spending her husband's life-insurance money (with him still alive) in Panama. However on her return to the UK a more scowling, miserable face has rarely been seen. Good. Even better, she was jailed for 6 years in 2008, along with her husband.
[Picture of Anne Darwin]


Darwin, John
Born 14 August 1950  (Hartlepool, County Durham, England)
Former teacher & prison officer who was thought dead in 2002 when his canoe was found wrecked. Declared dead, his wife Anne claimed the life insurance. However, John was alive & well & visited his wife in Panama a lot, until returning to the UK & claiming he had no memory of anything! Maybe all this shock & stress will kill him off for a 2nd time, this time permamently.
[Picture of John Darwin]


Dassin, Jules Jules Dassin is no longer with us
Born 18 November 1911  (Middletown, Connecticut, USA)

Died 31 March 2008  (Athens, Greece)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
French-sounding but actually American film director.
[Picture of Jules Dassin]


David, Hal (Died in 2012)
Born 25 May 1921  (New York, New York, USA)
Lyricist & songwriter, often teaming up with Burt Bacharach.
[Picture of Hal David]


Davidson, Jim
Born 13 December 1953  (Kidbrooke, London, England)
Controversial racist comedian who somehow has turned into a popular family entertainer. Has also had a colourful private life.
[Picture of Jim Davidson]


Davies, Denzil
Born 9 October 1938  (Carmathen, Wales)
Former Labour MP for Llanelli - former member of the Shadow Cabinet.
[Picture of Denzil Davies]


Davies, Dickie
Born 30 April 1933  (Wallasey, Cheshire, England)
Former presenter of World of Sport, well known for his badger-like hair.
[Picture of Dickie Davies]


Davis, Al (Died in 2011)
Born 4 July 1929  (Brockton, Massachusetts, USA)
Owner of NFL's Oakland Raiders.
[Picture of Al Davis]


Davis, Clive
Born 4 April 1932  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Music producer, founder & long time head of Arista Records.
[Picture of Clive Davis]


Dawkins, Richard
Born 26 March 1941  (Nairobi, Kenya)
Noted & controversial evolutionary biologist.
[Picture of Richard Dawkins]


Dawn, Liz
Born 8 November 1939  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Star of Coronation Street for many years, playing gobby fishwife Vera Duckworth. Diagnosed with emphysema in 2004.
[Picture of Liz Dawn]


Dawson, Richard (Died in 2012)
Born 20 November 1932  (Gosport, Hampshire, England)
British born, American game show-host & actor; "Hogan's Heroes" etc.
[Picture of Richard Dawson]


Day, Doris
Born 3 April 1924  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
One of America's most prolific actresses of the 1950s and '60s, born Doris Mary Ann von Kappelhoff. After the death of her third husband, Marty Melcher, in 1968, she quit movies and turned to television and later to animal welfare.
[Picture of Doris Day]


De Burgh, Chris
Born 15 October 1948  (Pergamino, Argentina)
Singer & songwriter, best known for his hit "Lady in Red". Also well known for being insufferably smug.
[Picture of Chris De Burgh]


De Cazenave, Louis Louis De Cazenave is no longer with us
Born 16 October 1897  (Saint-Georges-d'Aurac, France)

Died 20 January 2008  (Brioude, France)

Age at death: 110  (read death notice)
Ancient Frenchman, who was one of the few living World War 1 Veterans at the start of 2008.
[Picture of Louis De Cazenave]


de Havilland, Olivia
Born 1 July 1916  (Tokyo, Japan)
Sister of Joan Fontaine, but hasn't spoken to her since 1942. Actress who picked up the award-winning parts, largely as she wasn't the most glamorous girl on the block. Now retired and living in France.
[Picture of Olivia de Havilland]


De Jesus dos Santos, Maria (Died in 2009)
Born 10 September 1893  (Olival, Ourem, Portugal)
Currently 2nd oldest person in the World & the oldest European.
[Picture of Maria De Jesus dos Santos]


de Klerk, F. W.
Born 18 March 1936  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Former President of South Africa from 1989-1994.
[Picture of F. W. de Klerk]


De Laurentiis, Dino (Died in 2010)
Born 8 August 1919  (Torre Annunziata, Campania, Italy)
Film producer who, inbetween working on an incredible number of absolute turkeys and bankrupting two movie studios, has also managed to be responsible for a number of box office successes, including 'King Kong', 'Flash Gordon' and 'Hannibal'. Worked in partnership with Carlo Ponti for a while in the 1950s.
[Picture of Dino De Laurentiis]


De Niro, Robert
Born 17 August 1943  (New York, New York, USA)
Big-name Hollywood actor, whose 60 or so films since the one which made his name ('Taxi Driver', 1976) have included numerous smash hits, plus a few, such as 'The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle', where he'd have been better advised to file the script in the bin.
[Picture of Robert De Niro]


de Oliveira, Manoel
Born 12 December 1908  (Oporto, Portugal)
Portuguese film director.
[Picture of Manoel de Oliveira]


de Souza Neto, Edmundo Alves
Born 2 April 1971  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Notorious former Brazil striker often referred to as 'The Animal', reflecting both his penchant for violence on the pitch and colourful antics off it. His catalogue of misdemeanours include incarceration for multiple vehicular homicide (he was allowed out to play football at weekends) and attracting the consternation of animal rights activists by getting a monkey inebriated at a children's party (although the kids apparently thought it was hilarious).
[Picture of Edmundo Alves de Souza Neto]


de Wardener, Professor H. E. (Died in 2013)
Born 8 October 1915  (Paris, France)
Nephrologist. That's a kidney expert to you and me.
[Picture of Professor H. E. de Wardener]


De Wesselow, Ian
Date and place of birth unknown
Businessman, former owner of Raceform.
[Picture of Ian De Wesselow]


Dean, Eliza Gladys Milvina (Died in 2009)
Born 2 February 1912  (Peckham, London, England)
The only living survivor of the Titanic disaster, having been only 10 weeks old at the time.
[Picture of Eliza Gladys Milvina Dean]


Dean, John
Born 14 October 1938  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Former White House Counsel to Richard Nixon. Became deeply involved in the Watergate Scandal. Now an author & politicial activist.
[Picture of John Dean]


Dean, Sir Paul (Died in 2009)
Born 14 September 1924  (Wedmore, Somerset, England)
Former politician, who served as Deputy Speaker of the House between 1982 & 1992.
[Picture of Sir Paul Dean]


Debakey, Michael E. Michael E. Debakey is no longer with us
Born 7 September 1908  (Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA)

Died 11 July 2008  (Houston, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Pioneering cardiovascular surgeon, the first to successfully implant an artificial heart in 1966. Winner of the National Medal of Science in 1987.
[Picture of Michael E. Debakey]


Déby, Idriss
Born in Fada, Ennedi, Chad  (exact date unknown)
President of Chad, who seized power in a coup in 1990. Has been re-elected twice in totally free, democratic (*cough*) elections since then. Born 1952.
[Picture of Idriss Déby]


Dee, Ruby
Born 27 October 1924  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Film actress & playwright (amongst other credits), the widow of actor Ossie Davis.
[Picture of Ruby Dee]


Dee, Simon (Died in 2009)
Born 28 July 1935  (Ottawa, Canada)
British DJ, a star in the 60's, whose fall from fame was spectacular. Born Cyril Nicholas Henty-Dodd, hence the name change.
[Picture of Simon Dee]


Defen, Yao (Died in 2012)
Born 15 July 1972  (Liuan, Anhui, Shucheng, China)
Tallest woman in the world, who has suffered numerous health problems as a result of her 7ft, 8 inch frame.
[Picture of Yao Defen]


Deif, Mohammed
Born in Khan Younis, Gaza, Palestine  (exact date unknown)
Commander of the military wing of Hamas, and suspected master bomb-maker. Target of several Israeli assassination attempts to date.
[Picture of Mohammed Deif]


del Carmen Bousada de Lara, Maria (Died in 2009)
Born 5 January 1940  (Cadiz, Spain)
The oldest woman to ever give birth, at 66 years of age - not just to one baby, but to twins! Now suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Maria del Carmen Bousada de Lara]


Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn, Baroness (Died in 2010)
Born 5 April 1916  (place of birth unknown)
Known to her friends as Margaret. Fomer Labour MP.
[Picture of Baroness Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn]


Delannoy, Jean Jean Delannoy is no longer with us
Born 12 January 1908  (Noisy-le-Sec, France)

Died 18 June 2008  (Guainville, France)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
Early actor, who started out in silent movies. Later became a film director.
[Picture of Jean Delannoy]


Della Casa, Lisa (Died in 2012)
Born 2 February 1919  (Burgdorf, Switzerland)
Opera singer, very well known in the 1950's.
[Picture of Lisa Della Casa]


DeLuise, Dom (Died in 2010)
Born 1 August 1933  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Comic actor, often in Mel Brooks' films. Now also a chef.
[Picture of Dom DeLuise]


Demjanjuk, John (Died in 2012)
Born 3 April 1920  (Duboye Makharintsy, Kiev, Ukraine)
Retired auto worker & former SS Guard. Is fighting extradition from the US over war crimes allegations.
[Picture of John Demjanjuk]


Dench, Dame Judy
Born 9 December 1934  (York, England)
Actress, firstly in stage, then became famous in TV sitcoms, before appearing in an increasing number of feature films.
[Picture of Dame Judy Dench]


Denham, Jack (Died in 2009)
Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia  (exact date unknown)
Former jockey, now a horse trainer, hugely successful in Australian horse racing. Born 1924.
[Picture of Jack Denham]


Denmark, Leila (Died in 2012)
Born 1 February 1898  (USA)
American paediatrician and medical researcher whose work on whooping cough in the early '30s led to the development of the pertussis vaccine and the modern-day DPT vaccination. She continued to practise until her retirement in 2002 at the age of 104.
[Picture of Leila Denmark]


Depardieu, Gérard
Born 27 December 1948  (Chateauroux, France)
Top French actor, who has acted in international films as well.
[Picture of Gérard Depardieu]


Depp, Johnny
Born 9 June 1963  (Owensboro, Kentucky, USA)
Actor, often in kooky roles & beloved by many a female.
[Picture of Johnny Depp]


Derek, Bo
Born 20 November 1956  (Long Beach, California)
Actress and model - remembered by many males for her run along the beach with beaded hair in the movie "10".
[Picture of Bo Derek]


Desni, Tamara Tamara Desni is no longer with us
Born 22 October 1911  (Berlin, Germany)

Died 7 February 2008  (Valence d'Agen, France)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Actress in a number of British films in the 1930's & 1940's.
[Picture of Tamara Desni]


Devine, Sydney
Born in Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Born in 1940. Singer, known if at all outside his native Scotland, for his cover of "Tiny Bubbles". Mixes Scottish folk with Wild West Country & the result has been nearly 50 years of horrible sounding dirge.
[Picture of Sydney Devine]


DeVito, Danny
Born 17 November 1944  (Neptune, New Jersey, USA)
Pint-sized actor, now director & producer. Best known TV wise for "Taxi" - in films he appeared in "Twins" and "Batman Returns".
[Picture of Danny DeVito]


Devonshire, The Duchess of
Born 31 March 1920  (London, England)
Deborah Mitford, youngest and sole survivor of the famous Mitford sisters. Was married to the late Duke of Devonshire for over 60 years; just to be different, they lived in Derbyshire.
[Picture of The Duchess of Devonshire]


DeVos, Helen
Born 24 February 1927  (Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA)
Philanthropist & wife of the founder of Amway.
[Picture of Helen DeVos]


Dexter, Colin
Born 29 September 1930  (Stamford, Lincolnshire)
Author, creator of "Inspector Morse".
[Picture of Colin Dexter]


Di Stefano, Alfredo
Born 4 July 1926  (Barrancas, Argentina)
Acknowledged as one of the greatest footballers ever. Enjoyed a fruitful partnership with Ferenc Puskas at Real Madrid, during which the club won the European Cup 5 times in a row, from 1956-60.
[Picture of Alfredo Di Stefano]


di Stefano, Giuseppe Giuseppe di Stefano is no longer with us
Born 24 July 1921  (Motta Santa Anastasia, Sicily, Italy)

Died 3 March 2008  (Milan, Italy)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Opera singer, with a long career. Best known for his association with Maria Callas. Critically injured in an attack at his home in Kenya in December 2004, he never recovered from his injuries.
[Picture of Giuseppe di Stefano]


Diamond, Dustin
Born 7 January 1977  (San Jose, California, USA)
Screech in "Saved by the Bell".
[Picture of Dustin Diamond]


Diamond, Neil
Born 24 January 1941  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Born Noah Kaminsky. Very successful, albeit decidedly cheesy, US singer.
[Picture of Neil Diamond]


Diaz, Cameron
Born 30 August 1972  (San Diego, California, USA)
Top US actress, with a string of successful films to her credit.
[Picture of Cameron Diaz]


Dick, Andy
Born 21 December 1965  (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)
Extremely controversial American comic actor, who hosts his own radio show called "The Shit Show".
[Picture of Andy Dick]


Dickinson, David
Born 16 August 1941  (Cheadle Heath, Cheshire, England)
Orange TV antiques expert. At least one DDPer thinks he should be looking for a "cheap as chips" coffin this year.
[Picture of David Dickinson]


Dickson Wright, Clarissa
Born 28 June 1947  (St John's Wood, London, England)
Born Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmerelda Dickson Wright, which is going to be hell to carve onto a gravestone. One of the Two Fat Ladies (Celebrity chefs), so it's going to be hell to put her in the grave. Might be better all round if she's cremated...
[Picture of Clarissa Dickson Wright]


Diddley, Bo Bo Diddley is no longer with us
Born 30 December 1928  (McComb, Mississippi, USA)

Died 2 June 2008  (Archer, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Rock 'n' roll singer & guitarist, well known for his rectangular guitar.
[Picture of Bo Diddley]


Diller, Phyllis (Died in 2012)
Born 17 July 1917  (Lima, Ohio, USA)
Stand-up comedienne who has a wisecrack comment about most things. Looks better than average for her age. But for how much longer?
[Picture of Phyllis Diller]


DiMaggio, Dom (Died in 2009)
Born 12 February 1917  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Former baseball player, younger brother of the legendary Joe.
[Picture of Dom DiMaggio]


Dimmock, Peter
Born 6 December 1920  (London, England)
Former Head of the BBC's Outside Broadcasts, which included sport and big public events, like The Queen's Coronation. Also the first presenter of "Grandstand".
[Picture of Peter Dimmock]


Dinenage, Fred
Born 8 June 1942  (Birmingham, England)
Despite his birthplace, has been long since based in the South of England. Well known nationally for "How?" and "How 2", and to football fans as a former director of Portsmouth F.C., Octopus of Odstock is truly showing his age when he fondly remembers Fred & Fern Britton when she was young & thin (yes, she was - check http://www.btinternet.com/~rob.frowen/presenters_b2.html for proof!) as presenters of "Coast to Coast" in the 1980's.
[Picture of Fred Dinenage]


Dionne, Cecile
Born 28 May 1934  (Corbeil, Ontario, Canada)
One of the 5 first identical quintuplets to survive infancy, Cecile is one of two surviving sisters.
[Picture of Cecile Dionne]


Disney, Roy (Died in 2009)
Born 10 January 1930  (Los Angeles, California)
Former Head of Disney, nephew of Walt.
[Picture of Roy Disney]


Dobrynin, Anatoly (Died in 2010)
Born 16 November 1919  (Krasnaya Gorka, Russia)
Soviet diplomat, ambassador to the United States (1962-86), and dean of the Washington, D.C., diplomatic corps (1979-86).
[Picture of Anatoly Dobrynin]


Dobson, John
Born 14 September 1915  (Beijing, China)
American astronomer, telescope builder and former monk.
[Picture of John Dobson]


Docherty, Tommy
Born 24 August 1928  (Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish international footballer and outspoken football manager.
[Picture of Tommy Docherty]


Dodd, Ken
Born 8 November 1927  (Liverpool, England)
End-of-the-pier stand-up comedian turned TV star and surprisingly successful singer. Not remotely funny to anyone under the age of about 70. Will this be the year he says "tatty bye" for the last time?
[Picture of Ken Dodd]


Dodds, Billy
Born 5 February 1969  (New Cumnock, Scotland)
Former striker for Dundee, Aberdeen, Dundee United & Rangers, amongst others, and now a broadcaster for BBC Scotland.
[Picture of Billy Dodds]


Dogg, Snoop
Born 20 October 1971  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Gangsta rapper, born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
[Picture of Snoop Dogg]


Doherty, Pete
Born 12 March 1979  (Liverpool, England)
Former lead singer of The Libertines, now with Babyshambles. His addictions to heroin and crack have made his behaviour increasingly random, self-centred and downright tedious.
[Picture of Pete Doherty]


Dole, Bob
Born 22 July 1923  (Russell, Kansas, USA)
Veteran US politican, former Presidential candidate back in 1996.
[Picture of Bob Dole]


D'Oliveira, Basil (Died in 2011)
Born 4 October 1931  (Cape Town, South Africa)
Mixed-race South African cricketer who was barred from playing for his native country under the apartheid regime, so emigrated to, and played for, England instead. Now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Basil D'Oliveira]


Domenici, Pete
Born 7 May 1932  (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA)
US Politician, Senator for New Mexico from 1973-2008.
[Picture of Pete Domenici]


Domino, Fats
Born 26 February 1928  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
American rock 'n' roll star.
[Picture of Fats Domino]


Doonican, Val
Born 3 February 1927  (Waterford, Republic of Ireland)
Cardigan-wearing crooner, who for many years had a large, mainly geriatric, fan base.
[Picture of Val Doonican]


Dorko, Brig. Gen Jeffrey
Born 9 November 1956  (Sandusky, Ohio, USA)
U.S. Army man, who has fought in both Iraq Wars, and was injured in the most recent one, when a bomb went off in October 2007.
[Picture of Brig. Gen Jeffrey Dorko]


Douglas, Jack Jack Douglas is no longer with us
Born 26 April 1927  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)

Died 18 December 2008  (Isle of Wight, England)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
Comic actor who appeared in eight of the "Carry On..." films.
[Picture of Jack Douglas]


Douglas, Kirk
Born 9 December 1916  (New York, New York, USA)
Born Issur Danielovitch Demsky. Has appeared in over 100 films, spanning almost 60 years, and still going. Father of Michael.
[Picture of Kirk Douglas]


Douglas, Michael
Born 25 September 1944  (New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA)
Followed his father Kirk into films, and was a moderately successful actor for 20 years until 'Fatal Attraction' really launched him into superstardom in 1987, quickly followed by 'Wall Street' and 'Basic Instinct'. Somehow managed to pull Catherine Zeta-Jones, who is exactly 25 years his junior.
[Picture of Michael Douglas]


Douglas, Roy
Born 12 December 1907  (Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England)
Composer of classical music.
[Picture of Roy Douglas]


Douvall, Alicia
Born 27 April 1980  (Crawley, West Sussex, England)
"Model" and utterly, utterly pointless "celebrity".
[Picture of Alicia Douvall]


Dove, Rita
Born 28 August 1952  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
American poet & author, former Poet Laureate of the USA.
[Picture of Rita Dove]


Downey Jr, Robert
Born 4 April 1965  (New York, New York, USA)
Talented but equally flawed and troubled actor. Appears to be clean after his battle against drugs, but you never know...
[Picture of Robert Downey Jr]


Downs, Hugh
Born 14 February 1921  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
American broadcaster, producer and gameshow host.
[Picture of Hugh Downs]


Dread, Mikey Mikey Dread is no longer with us
Born 1 January 1954  (Port Antonio, Jamaica)

Died 15 March 2008  (Stamford, Connecticut, USA)

Age at death: 54  (read death notice)
Reggae singer & producer.
[Picture of Mikey Dread]


Dresnok, James Joseph
Born in Richmond, Virginia, USA  (exact date unknown)
Born in 1941 - an American soldier who defected to North Korea, he is the last US defector of the Korean War alive. Later worked as a teacher in the country.
[Picture of James Joseph Dresnok]


Drew, Ronnie Ronnie Drew is no longer with us
Born 16 September 1934  (Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland)

Died 16 August 2008  (Dublin, Republic of Ireland)

Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
Irish singer & folk musician.
[Picture of Ronnie Drew]


Driscoll, Kermit
Born 4 March 1956  (Kearney, Nebraska, USA)
Jazz bassist, with a 30 year career in music.
[Picture of Kermit Driscoll]


Driver, Betty (Died in 2011)
Born 20 May 1920  (Leicester, England)
"Coronation Street" actress - Betty the barmaid in the Rovers' Return.
[Picture of Betty Driver]


Drnovsek, Janez Janez Drnovsek is no longer with us
Born 17 May 1950  (Celje, Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia))

Died 23 February 2008  (Zaplona, Vrhnika, Slovenia)

Age at death: 57  (read death notice)
Loopy former President of Slovenia.
[Picture of Janez Drnovsek]


Du Cann, Sir Edward
Born 28 May 1924  (Oxford, England)
Tory MP for Taunton for 31 years, and former head of the influential backbench 1922 Committee.
[Picture of Sir Edward Du Cann]


Dubs, Alf
Born 12 December 1932  (Prague, Czechoslovakia)
Former MP for Battersea & one of the children saved from the Nazi's by Sir Nicholas Winton.
[Picture of Alf Dubs]


Duff, Hilary
Born 28 September 1987  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Actress - Lizzie McGuire in the children's TV series of the same name - and singer.
[Picture of Hilary Duff]


Dundee, Angelo (Died in 2012)
Born 30 August 1923  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Legendary boxing trainer and cornerman, most famously with Muhammad Ali.
[Picture of Angelo Dundee]


Dunn, Clive (Died in 2012)
Born 9 January 1920  (London, England)
Television actor, best remembered for his roles as Corporal Jones in 'Dad's Army' and Charlie Quick in 'Grandad'; he had a no. 1 hit single with the theme tune to the latter. Random fact: Gretchen Franklin was his cousin.
[Picture of Clive Dunn]


Dunn, Mike
Date and place of birth unknown
Sports Editor of The News of the World & The Sun newspapers.
[Picture of Mike Dunn]


Dunn, Patricia C. (Died in 2011)
Born 27 March 1953  (Burbank, California, USA)
Former Hewlett-Packard board member who got embroiled in an industrial espionage row.
[Picture of Patricia C. Dunn]


Duranko, Pete (Died in 2011)
Born 15 December 1943  (Johnstown, Pennsylvania)
Former American Footballer, who spent his entire career with the Denver Broncos.
[Picture of Pete Duranko]


Durning, Charles (Died in 2012)
Born 28 February 1923  (Highland Falls, New York, USA)
Popular US actor. Not in the best of health lately, and his obesity doesn't help his chances of seeing next year.
[Picture of Charles Durning]


Dutilleux, Henri (Died in 2013)
Born 22 January 1916  (Angers, France)
French classical music composer
[Picture of Henri Dutilleux]


Duva, Lou
Born 28 May 1922  (New York, New York, USA)
Long-time boxing trainer & manager.
[Picture of Lou Duva]


Duvalier, Jean-Claude
Born 3 July 1951  (Port-au-Prince, Haiti)
Former leader of Haiti, son of the notorious "Papa Doc" Duvalier.
[Picture of Jean-Claude Duvalier]


Duvall, Robert
Born 5 January 1931  (San Diego, California, USA)
US movie actor & director, in countless films since 1962.
[Picture of Robert Duvall]


Dylan, Bob
Born 24 May 1941  (Duluth, Minnesota, USA)
Legendary folk singer with an annoying voice. Still touring.
[Picture of Bob Dylan]


Dzeliwe Shongwe, Inkhosikati LaShongwe (Died in 2003)
Date and place of birth unknown
Widow (born 1927) of the late King Sobhuza II of Swaziland, who ruled his country for an impressive 83 years. Queen Dzeliwe died in 2003, but it made no press coverage.
[Picture of Inkhosikati LaShongwe Dzeliwe Shongwe]

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