Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2010: 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]


Easton, Richard
Born 22 March 1933  (Montréal, Québec, Canada)
Actor, best known for his role in the BBC TV series 'The Brothers'.
[Picture of Richard Easton]


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 Doris Eaton Travis is no longer with us
Born 14 March 1904  (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)

Died 11 May 2010  (Commerce, Michigan, USA)

Age at death: 106  (read death notice)
Broadway performer, the last living Ziegfeld Girl.
[Picture of Doris Eaton Travis]


Ebadi, Shirin
Born 21 June 1947  (Hamedan, Iran)
Iranian lawyer amnd human rights who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003. The award was allegedlly confiscated by the Iranian state.
[Picture of Shirin Ebadi]


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]


Ecclestone, Bernie
Born 28 October 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]


Eckel, Horst
Born 8 February 1932  (Vogelbach, Germany)
Former West Germany international footballer, one of the team that won the 1954 FIFA World Cup.
[Picture of Horst Eckel]


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]


Edrich, John
Born 21 June 1937  (Blofield, Norfolk, England)
Former Surrey & England cricketer.
[Picture of John Edrich]


Edward, Prince
Born 10 March 1964  (Buckingham Palace, London, England)
Youngest of the 4 children of the Queen & Phil the Greek, 7th in line to the throne. Has dabbled in many things, not least the theatre.
[Picture of Prince Edward]


Edwards, Blake Blake Edwards is no longer with us
Born 26 July 1922  (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA)

Died 15 December 2010  (Santa Monica, California, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Movie director (Pink Panther, Days of Wine & Roses). Married to Julie Andrews.
[Picture of Blake Edwards]


Edwards, Elizabeth Elizabeth Edwards is no longer with us
Born 3 July 1949  (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)

Died 7 December 2010  (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA)

Age at death: 61  (read death notice)
Wife of Presidential candidate, John Edwards. She announced she had terminal breast cancer in 2007.
[Picture of Elizabeth Edwards]


Edwards, Glynn
Born 2 February 1931  (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Actor, a regular on British TV & was married to comic actress Yootha Joyce.
[Picture of Glynn Edwards]


Efi, Tufuga
Born 1 March 1938  (Moto'otua, Samoa)
Prime Minister from 1976 to 1982 and briefly the Samoan head of state.
[Picture of Tufuga Efi]


Elias, John
Born in Lebanon  (exact date unknown)
Lebanese-born Australian rugby league player. Jailed in 2004 for shooting his business partner. Now head coach of the Lebanese rugby team. Born 1963.
[Picture of John Elias]


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]


Elliot, Barry
Born 24 December 1941  (Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England)
One half, along with his brother Paul, of the Chuckle Brothers children's "entertainment" duo.
[Picture of Barry Elliot]


Elliot, Paul
Born 18 October 1948  (Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England)
One half, along with his brother Barry, of the Chuckle Brothers children's "entertainment" duo.
[Picture of Paul Elliot]


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


Ely, Ron
Born 2 June 1938  (Hereford, Texas, USA)
Actor, one of the former "Tarzan's".
[Picture of Ron Ely]


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


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


Endersby, Trudi
Born in England  (exact date 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]


Epstein, Sir Anthony
Born 18 May 1921  (Willesden, London, England)
Scientist, one of the discovers of the Epstein-Barr virus.
[Picture of Sir Anthony Epstein]


Erb, David
Born 28 November 1923  (York, Nebraska, USA)
Successful American jockey, turned trainer/owner.
[Picture of David Erb]


Estrada, Erik
Born 16 May 1949  (Mesa, Arizona, USA)
Actor, best remembered as the lead actor in " CHiPs".
[Picture of Erik Estrada]


Etchegaray, Cardinal Roger
Born 25 September 1922  (Espelette/Ezpeleta, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France)
French cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Was injured in the attack on Pope Benedict XVI on Christmas Eve 2009.
[Picture of Cardinal Roger Etchegaray]


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


Evans, Reverend Christopher (Died in 2012)
Born 7 November 1909  (Birmingham, England)
Chaplain and Lecturer in Theology at Corpus Christi Colllege at Oxford University from 1948 to 1958. Later made an Emeritus Fellow.
[Picture of Reverend Christopher Evans]

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