Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2012: E


Earl, Vince
Born 11 June 1944  (Birkenhead, Cheshire, England)
Actor, comedian and singer best known as the grouchy Ron Dixon in the Channel 4 soap 'Brookside'.
[Picture of Vince Earl]


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.]


Easterby, Mick
Born 30 March 1931  (place of birth unknown)
Horse trainer, brother of the rather more successful Peter.
[Picture of Mick Easterby]


Easterby, Peter
Born 5 August 1929  (place of birth unknown)
Retired horse trainer, the only person to have saddled over 1000 winners in both flat and national hunt categories.
[Picture of Peter Easterby]


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, Bobby
Born 14 August 1954  (Huntsville, Alabama, USA)
Wrestler, part of the Midnight Express tag team.
[Picture of Bobby Eaton]


Eavis, Michael
Born 17 October 1935  (place of birth unknown)
Dairy farmer and founder of the Glastonbury Festival.
[Picture of Michael Eavis]


Ebadi, Shirin
Born 21 June 1947  (Hamedan, Iran)
Iranian lawyer and human rights who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003. The award was allegedly 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]


Echevarria, Emilio
Date and place of birth unknown
Mexican film actor.
[Picture of Emilio Echevarria]


Eco, Umberto
Born 5 January 1932  (Alessandria, Italy)
Philosopher & author.
[Picture of Umberto Eco]


Eddery, Pat
Born 18 March 1952  (County Kildare, Rep of Ireland)
Highly successful horse racing jockey.
[Picture of Pat Eddery]


Eddy, Duane
Born 26 April 1938  (Corning, New York, USA)
Guitarist known for his twanging style in such hits as 'Peter Gunn'.
[Picture of Duane Eddy]


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, Ray
Born 25 April 1936  (Grimsby, England)
Ex-snooker player and commentator
[Picture of Ray Edmonds]


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


Edwards, Bryan
Born 27 October 1930  (Woodlesford, Leeds, England)
Footballer. Played his entire career at Bolton Wanderers and won an FA Cup winners medal in 1958.
[Picture of Bryan Edwards]


Edwards, Don
Born 20 March 1939  (Boonton, New Jersey, USA)
Singer specialising in Western music as opposed to Country for which there is a difference apparently...
[Picture of Don 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]


Edwards, Huw
Born 18 August 1961  (Bridgend, Wales)
BBC newscaster and presenter.
[Picture of Huw Edwards]


Edwards, Robert G. (Died in 2013)
Born 27 September 1925  (Manchester, England)
Biologist who produced the World's first "test tube baby" in 1978, through the process on in-vitro fertilization, or IVF as it is commonly known.
[Picture of Robert G. Edwards]


Egan, Edward
Born 2 April 1932  (Oak Park, Illinois, USA)
Roman catholic Archbishop of New York from 2000-2009.
[Picture of Edward Egan]


Eggerth, Marta (Died in 2013)
Born 17 April 1912  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian actress and singer of operettas.
[Picture of Marta Eggerth]


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


el Shukrijumah, Adnan Gulshair
Born 4 August 1975  (Saudi Arabia)
Alleged member of Al-Qaeda yada yada...
[Picture of Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah]


Elias, John
Date and place of birth 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]


Elliott, Missy
Born 1 July 1971  (Portsmouth, Virginia, USA)
[Picture of Missy Elliott]


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


Ellis, LeRoy
Born 10 March 1940  (Far Rockaway, New York, USA)
Former Ameican basketball player. Died in June 2012 but no obit.
[Picture of LeRoy Ellis]


Ellison, Harlan
Born 27 May 1934  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Science fiction author.
[Picture of Harlan Ellison]


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


Emerson, Roy
Born 3 November 1936  (Blackbutt, Queensland, Australia)
One of the all time great tennis players. Held the record for the most grand slam singles titles for many years until being surpassed by Pete Sampras.
[Picture of Roy Emerson]


Emery, Ralph
Born 10 March 1933  (McEwen, Tennessee, USA)
American country music disc jockey and TV host.
[Picture of Ralph Emery]


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


Enfield, Harry
Born 30 May 1961  (Crawley, Sussex, England)
Comedian & impressionist, who had huge success in the '90s with his sketch shows. Now trying to stage something of a comeback.
[Picture of Harry Enfield]


Engelbart, Douglas (Died in 2013)
Born 30 January 1925  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Inventor and father of the computer mouse.
[Picture of Douglas Engelbart]


Eno, Brian
Born 15 May 1948  (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England)
Cerebral musician and producer who first emerged as part of Roxy Music before pursuing an innovative career as the godfather of ambient music. Real name Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno.
[Picture of Brian Eno]


Enzensberger, Hans Magnus
Born 11 November 1929  (Kaufbeuren, Germany)
German author, poet and translator.
[Picture of Hans Magnus Enzensberger]


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


Erdman, Richard
Born 1 June 1925  (Enid, Oklahoma, USA)
Television actor.
[Picture of Richard Erdman]


Erdogan, Recep Tayyip
Born 26 February 1954  (Istanbul, Turkey)
Prime Minister of Turkey since 2003.
[Picture of Recep Tayyip Erdogan]


Ermey, R. Lee
Born 24 March 1944  (Emporia, Kansas, USA)
US marine, turned actor - best known for his role as Sgt. Hartman in 'Full Metal Jacket'. Now also a military historian.
[Picture of R. Lee Ermey]


Escobar, Marisol
Born 22 May 1930  (Paris, France)
[Picture of Marisol Escobar]


Esien, Jocelyn Jee
Born 2 March 1979  (London, England)
Actress and comedian, best known for the hidden camera show '3 Non Blondes'.
[Picture of Jocelyn Jee Esien]


Estes, Richard
Born 14 May 1932  (Kewanee, Illinois, USA)
Artist, known for his paintings that were remarkably similar to actual photos.
[Picture of Richard Estes]


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


Eubank, Chrith
Born 8 August 1966  (London, England)
Flamboyant, lisping, monacle wearing former Super Middleweight boxing champion.
[Picture of Chrith Eubank]


Eubanks, Bob
Born 8 January 1938  (Flint, Michigan, USA)
American TV presenter and host of 'The Newlywed Game'.
[Picture of Bob Eubanks]


Eusebio, (footballer)
Born 25 January 1942  (Lourenco Marques, Mozambique)
Legendary Portuguese footballer.
[Picture of (footballer) Eusebio]


Evanovich, Janet
Born 22 April 1943  (South River, New Jersey, USA)
Novelist, chiefly of the 'Stephanie Plum' series of books.
[Picture of Janet Evanovich]


Evans, Lee
Born 25 February 1947  (Madera, California, USA)
Olympic 400m champion in 1968 and held the World record in the event for nearly twenty years. Has the same birthday as his namesake, the rubber-faced comedian.
[Picture of Lee Evans]


Evans, Wynne
Born 27 January 1972  (Camarthen, Wales)
Welsh tenor who is the irritating Go Compare opera singer in the TV adverts. I wonder if they compare dead pools?
[Picture of Wynne Evans]


Everly, Don
Born 1 February 1937  (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA)
The elder of the famous Everly Brothers singing group.
[Picture of Don Everly]


Everly, Phil
Born 19 January 1939  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
The younger of the famous Everly Brothers singing group.
[Picture of Phil Everly]


Everton, Clive
Born 7 September 1937  (Worcester, Worcestershire, England)
Snooker TV commentator, a former billiards professional player.
[Picture of Clive Everton]


Ewing, Winnie
Born 10 July 1929  (Glasgow, Scotland)
One of the leading figures of the Scottish National Party. Won the Hamilton by-election in 1967, sparking the modern growth of the SNP as a major political force in Scotland.
[Picture of Winnie Ewing]


Eyskens, Mark
Born 29 April 1933  (Leuven, Belgium)
Prime Minister of Belgium in 1981.
[Picture of Mark Eyskens]


Ezra, Derek
Born 23 February 1919  (place of birth unknown)
Liberal Democrat peer. Former chairman of the National Coal Board.
[Picture of Derek Ezra]

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