Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2013: 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 I Hear Voices
  • Over & Out
  • Wretched Hive Of Scum & Villainy
  • [Picture of James Earl Jones]


    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]


    Eastham, George
    Born 23 September 1936  (Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
    Former Arsenal and Stoke City inside forward. Scored the winning goal in the 1972 League Cup final against Chelsea at the age of 35. Was a non-playing member of England's victoious 1966 World Cup squad.
    [Picture of George Eastham]


    Eastwood, Barney
    Born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland  (exact date unknown)
    Boxing promoter and manager, who formed a succesful partnership with the "Clones Cyclone" Barry McGuigan, before they split in acrimonious circumstances. Born 1936.
    [Picture of Barney Eastwood]


    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 turn
    [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]


    Eaton, Shirley
    Born 13 January 1937  (London, England)
    Actress, most famous for playing Jill Masterson, the Bond girl who died after being painted head to toe in gold paint in 'Goldfinger'.
    [Picture of Shirley 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 Roger Ebert is no longer with us
    Born 18 June 1942  (Urbana, Illinois, USA)

    Died 4 April 2013  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

    Age at death: 70  (read death notice)
    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]


    Ebstein, Katja
    Born 9 March 1945  (Gniewków, Poland)
    Singer who represented the former West Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest on three occasions in the 1970s.
    [Picture of Katja Ebstein]


    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
    [Picture of Bernie Ecclestone]


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


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


    Eden, Mark
    Born 14 February 1928  (London, England)
    Actor, still best known for his role as the devious Alan Bradley in 'Coronation Street'.
    [Picture of Mark Eden]


    Edgerton, David
    Date and place of birth unknown
    Founder of the Burger King fast food chain. Born 1928.
    [Picture of David Edgerton]


    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, 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, Nicholas
    Born 25 February 1934  (place of birth unknown)
    Baron Crickhowell. Was Secretary of State for Wales in the Thatcher government.
    [Picture of Nicholas Edwards]


    Edwards, Robert G. Robert G. Edwards is no longer with us
    Born 27 September 1925  (Batley, Yorkshire, England)

    Died 10 April 2013  (England)

    Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
    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]


    Eggerth, Marta Marta Eggerth is no longer with us
    Born 17 April 1912  (Budapest, Hungary)

    Died 26 December 2013  (Rye, New York, USA)

    Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
    Hungarian actress and singer of operettas.
    [Picture of Marta Eggerth]


    Eisenhower, John John Eisenhower is no longer with us
    Born 3 February 1920  (Denver, Colorado, USA)

    Died 21 December 2013  (Trappe, Maryland, USA)

    Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
    Son of the former US President Ike Eisenhower who also had a military career.
    [Picture of John Eisenhower]


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


    Eklund, Dicky
    Born 9 May 1957  (Lowell, Massachusetts, USA)
    Former boxer, whose return to the big time, training his half-brother Micky Ward to the WBU junior welterweight title was immortalised in the 2010 film 'The Fighter'.
    [Picture of Dicky Eklund]


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


    El Tabakh, Heidi
    Born 25 September 1986  (Alexandria, Egypt)
    Egypt-born Canadian tennis player.
    [Picture of Heidi El Tabakh]


    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, 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 Elliott]


    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, James
    Born 15 March 1931  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
    Actor, played Bert Lynch in 'Z Cars' and Sarge in the brilliant, surreal 'Nightingales'. Also a playwright.
    [Picture of James Ellis]


    Ellis, Maud
    Born 28 September 1901  (place of birth unknown)
    One of the oldest people in Britain. Died in 2012, so no points...
    [Picture of Maud Ellis]


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


    Ellroy, James
    Born 4 March 1948  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    American crime author whose most famous work was 'L.A. Confidential', later made into an Oscar-winning film.
    [Picture of James Ellroy]


    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. Believed to have died in 2008 or thereabouts after extensive research by former host Octopus of Odstock...
    [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 Douglas Engelbart is no longer with us
    Born 30 January 1925  (Portland, Oregon, USA)

    Died 2 July 2013  (Atherton, California, USA)

    Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
    Inventor and father of the computer mouse.
    [Picture of Douglas Engelbart]


    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]


    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]


    Essell, Eileen
    Born 8 October 1922  (London, England)
    Actress who began her career in her late 70s.
    [Picture of Eileen Essell]


    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]


    Etchegaray, Cardinal Roger
    Born 25 September 1922  (Espelette/Ezpeleta, Pyrénées-Atlantiques)
    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]


    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]


    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]


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


    Evren, Kenan
    Born 17 July 1917  (Alasehir, Manisa Province, Turkey)
    President of Turkey from 1980-1989.
    [Picture of Kenan Evren]


    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]

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