Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2008: E


Earl Jones, James
Born 17 January 1931  (Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA)
Actor who has had a 40-year career in movies without making it really big. However, he did provide the voice of Darth Vader in 'Star Wars' (the man in the suit was Dave Prowse). His father was Robert Earl Jones.
[Picture of James Earl Jones]


Earnhardt Jr., Dale
Born 10 October 1974  (Kannapolis, North Carolina)
NASCAR racing driver, son of the late, great Dale Earnhardt.
[Picture of Dale Earnhardt Jr.]


Eastwood, Clint
Born 31 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
College dropout son of a steelworker who made it big in spaghetti westerns and has been playing hard men ever since. Starred in the film which gave the DDP its name, so it will be truly ironic if he turns out to be a points scorer.
[Picture of Clint Eastwood]


Eaton Travis, Doris (Died in 2010)
Born 14 March 1904  (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)
Broadway performer, the last living Ziegfeld Girl.
[Picture of Doris Eaton Travis]


Ebert, Roger (Died in 2013)
Born 18 June 1942  (Urbana, Illinois, USA)
Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic for the Chicago Sun Times. Also co-hosted a long-running TV show with fellow critic, the late Gene Siskel.
[Picture of Roger Ebert]


Eboue, Emmanuel
Born 4 June 1983  (Abidjan, Ivory Coast)
Footballer, defender for Arsenal.
[Picture of Emmanuel Eboue]


Ecclestone, Bernie
Born 28 August 1930  (St Peter South Elmham, Suffolk, England)
Top dog in the Formula 1 world, with sole control of F1 media rights and an estimated personal fortune of £2.4 billion, which makes him the 3rd wealthiest living Briton. Coincidentally, he's also the 3rd shortest man in Britain, standing just 2'9" in his stockinged feet.
[Picture of Bernie Ecclestone]


Echeverría Álvarez, Luis
Born 17 January 1922  (Mexico City, Mexico)
Controversial former President of Mexico.
[Picture of Luis Echeverría Álvarez]


Eden, Baron John
Born 15 September 1925  (Winton, Durham, England)
Former British MP, nephew of Sir Anthony Eden.
[Picture of Baron John Eden]


Eden, Clarissa
Born 28 June 1920  (Kensington, London, England)
Niece of former PM, Sir Winston Churchill, widow of former PM, Sir Anthony Eden. Was only 36 years of age when her husband resigned & has outlived four of her PM spouse's successors since then.
[Picture of Clarissa Eden]


Edmonds, Noel
Born 22 December 1948  (Ilford, Essex, England)
Bearded TV presenter who spunked away a small fortune on his ill-advised Mr Blobby theme parks, managed to kill a contestant on his "Late Late Breakfast Show", then amazed everyone by making an unlikely comeback with "Deal or No Deal".
[Picture of Noel Edmonds]


Edmonds, Phil
Born 8 March 1951  (Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (Now Zambia))
Former cricketer for England, a successful test bowler. Now a businessman.
[Picture of Phil Edmonds]


Edwards, Blake (Died in 2010)
Born 26 July 1922  (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA)
Movie director (Pink Panther, Days of Wine & Roses). Married to Julie Andrews.
[Picture of Blake Edwards]


Edwards, Eddie "the Eagle"
Born 5 December 1963  (Cheltenham, England)
Maverick plasterer, who is still the UK's greatest ever ski-jumper - a true throwback to the original Olympic ideals.
[Picture of Eddie


Edwards, Elizabeth (Died in 2010)
Born 3 July 1949  (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
Wife of Presidential candidate, John Edwards. She announced she had terminal breast cancer in 2007.
[Picture of Elizabeth Edwards]


Edwards, Gareth
Born 12 July 1947  (Pontardawe, Wales)
Legendary rugby union player - one of the stars of the great Welsh side of the 1970's. Now works in broadcasting.
[Picture of Gareth Edwards]


Efimov, Boris Boris Efimov is no longer with us
Born 28 September 1900  (Kiev, Ukraine)

Died 1 October 2008  (Moscow, Russia)

Age at death: 108  (read death notice)
Stalin's favourite propaganda cartoonist.
[Picture of Boris Efimov]


Ekberg, Anita
Born 29 September 1931  (Malmo, Sweden)
Actress, model & sex symbol of the 1950's.
[Picture of Anita Ekberg]


Ekland, Britt
Born 6 October 1942  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Actress, in film & TV, a former Bond Girl. Former wife of Peter Sellers.
[Picture of Britt Ekland]


Elders, Joycelyn
Born 13 August 1933  (Schaal, Arkansas)
Former Surgeon General of the USA.
[Picture of Joycelyn Elders]


Elizabeth II, Queen
Born 21 April 1926  (London, England)
Queen of the UK, basically. Not a popular DDP pick, possibly because her late mother's longevity suggests she may have 20 years left in her yet.
[Picture of Queen Elizabeth II]


Elizondo, Hector
Born 22 December 1936  (New York, New York, USA)
Experienced American actor, star of "Chicago Hope" amongst many others.
[Picture of Hector Elizondo]


Elliott, Sam
Born 9 August 1944  (Sacramento, California, USA)
US actor, mostly in films & in a gruff demeanour mostly.
[Picture of Sam Elliott]


Ellis, Doug
Born 3 January 1924  (Chester, Cheshire, England)
Former chairman of Aston Villa football club.
[Picture of Doug Ellis]


Ellis, James
Born 15 March 1931  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Actor, played Bert Lynch in "Z Cars". Also a playwright.
[Picture of James Ellis]


Emanuelle, Soeur Soeur Emanuelle is no longer with us
Born 16 November 1908  (Brussels, Belgium)

Died 20 October 2008  (Callian, France)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
AKA Madeleine Cinquin, a nun who formerly lived & worked in the rubbish dumps of Cairo.
[Picture of Soeur Emanuelle]


Emberg, Bella
Born 16 September 1937  (Brighton, Sussex, England)
Rotund comic sidekick, most famously in Russ Abbott's TV shows.
[Picture of Bella Emberg]


Born 17 October 1972  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
[Picture of Eminem]


Endersby, Trudi
Date and place of birth unknown
"Star" of the Government's latest anti-smoking drive, having suffered from terminal lung cancer for 6 years. Born 1962.
[Picture of Trudi Endersby]


Engleitner, Leopold (Died in 2013)
Born 23 July 1905  (Bad Ischl, Austria)
Holocaust survivor, who in recent years has appeared in interviews & documentaries about the subject.
[Picture of Leopold Engleitner]


Erni, Hans
Born 21 February 1909  (Lucerne, Switzerland)
Painter, sculptor & illustrator of postage stamps.
[Picture of Hans Erni]


Etheridge, Melissa
Born 29 May 1961  (Leavenworth, Kansas)
Female rock singer & songwriter. Has suffered & recovered from cancer.
[Picture of Melissa Etheridge]


Evans, Bishop Michael (Died in 2011)
Born 10 August 1951  (London, England)
Catholic Bishop of East Anglia.
[Picture of Bishop Michael Evans]


Evans, Robert
Born 29 June 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former child actor, turned film producer & occasional writer.
[Picture of Robert Evans]


Evans, Sir Harold
Born 28 June 1928  (Newton Heath, Manchester, England)
Journalist, former editor of the Sunday Times. Also a writer & businessman.
[Picture of Sir Harold Evans]


Evans, Tenniel (Died in 2009)
Born 17 May 1926  (Nairobi, Kenya)
Actor, starred in "The Navy Lark". Daughter Serena also became a well-known actress.
[Picture of Tenniel Evans]


Ewing, Arbella Arbella Ewing is no longer with us
Born 13 March 1894  (Streetman, Texas, USA)

Died 22 March 2008  (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 114  
3rd oldest person in the world on New Year's Day 2008.
[Picture of Arbella Ewing]

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