Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2013: T


Tajiri, Satoshi
Born 28 August 1965  (Tokyo, Japan)
Video game designer and creator of Pokémon.
[Picture of Satoshi Tajiri]


Takei, George
Born 20 April 1937  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American actor, played Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek.
[Picture of George Takei]


Talabani, Jalal
Born 12 November 1933  (Kelkan, Iraq)
President of Iraq since April 2005.
[Picture of Jalal Talabani]


Talbot, Fred
Born 17 December 1949  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Cheery TV weatherman, although he had little to cheer about when he was raided by police late in 2012 for suspected sexual abuse.
[Picture of Fred Talbot]


Talley, Jeralean
Born 23 May 1899  (place of birth unknown)
6th oldest person in the World as of the beginning of 2013.
[Picture of Jeralean Talley]


Tamblyn, Russ
Born 30 December 1934  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American actor & dancer.
[Picture of Russ Tamblyn]


Tanaka, Yoshino
Born 3 March 1900  (Okinawa, Japan)
The 6th oldest Japanese person in..er Japan!
[Picture of Yoshino Tanaka]


Tantawi, Mohamed Hussein
Born 31 October 1935  (Cairo, Egypt)
Egyptian military chief, was effectively in charge of the country after the resignation of Hosni Mubarak from February 2011 to June 2012.
[Picture of Mohamed Hussein Tantawi]


Tapia, Adolfo
Born 14 November 1965  (Querétaro, Mexico)
Masked Mexican professional wrestler.
[Picture of Adolfo Tapia]


Tappy, Eric
Born 19 May 1931  (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Swiss tenor who retired in 1982.
[Picture of Eric Tappy]


Tapsell, Peter
Born 1 February 1930  (Hove, Sussex, England)
Conservative MP and "Father of the House" of Commons, having been continually elected since 1966.
[Picture of Peter Tapsell]


Tarbuck, Jimmy
Born 6 February 1940  (Liverpool, England)
Unfunny, golf-obsessed, old school comedian. Had his collar felt in 2013 over sexual abuse in the wake of "Savilegate".
[Picture of Jimmy Tarbuck]


Tarrant, Chris
Born 10 October 1946  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
'Tiswas' & 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' presenter, also a radio presenter.
[Picture of Chris Tarrant]


Tate, John
Born 13 March 1925  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Leading mathematician, particularly in the field of algebra.
[Picture of John Tate]


Tauranac, Ronald
Born 13 January 1925  (Australia)
Australian racing car designer and engineer, who had a fruitful collaboration with racing legend and team owner Jack Brabham.
[Picture of Ronald Tauranac]


Taylor, Charles
Born 28 January 1948  (Arthington, Liberia)
Former president of Liberia, jailed for 50 years for gun-running, diamond-smuggling and war crimes by the UN.
[Picture of Charles Taylor]


Taylor, Gil Gil Taylor is no longer with us
Born 12 April 1914  (Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, England)

Died 23 August 2013  (Isle of Wight, England)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Cinematographer, known for his work on 'Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' and 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Gil Taylor]


Taylor, Larry
Born 26 June 1942  (New Yor City, New York, USA)
Bass player with 1960s band Canned Heat.
[Picture of Larry Taylor]


Taylor, Phil "The Power"
Born 13 August 1960  (Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
The darts player - multiple champion in the "sport".
[Picture of Phil


Taylor, R. Dean
Born 11 May 1939  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian soul musician.
[Picture of R. Dean Taylor]


Taylor, Rip
Born 13 January 1934  (Washington DC, USA)
Actor & comedian, very well known in the US, less so in the UK.
[Picture of Rip Taylor]


Taylor, Rod
Born 11 January 1929  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian actor, mostly in films in both his home country & the US.
[Picture of Rod Taylor]


Taylor, Roger
Born 14 October 1941  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Former British tennis number one.
[Picture of Roger Taylor]


Taylor, Shaw
Born 26 October 1924  (Hackney, London, England)
Actor who will always be known as the chap who told us to "Keep 'em peeled" on the proto-Crimewatch show 'Police 5'.
[Picture of Shaw Taylor]


Taylor-Bradford, Barbara
Born 10 May 1933  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Hugely successful writer of female literature.
[Picture of Barbara Taylor-Bradford]


Te Kanawa, Kiri
Born 6 March 1944  (Gisborne, New Zealand)
Opera singer, who sang at Prince Charles & Diana's wedding and has since become one of the top singers of her type in the World.
[Picture of Kiri Te Kanawa]


Tebbit, Margaret
Date and place of birth unknown
Wife of Conservative cabinet member Norman Tebbit, who was paralysed after the Brighton IRA bomb attack in 1984. Born 1934.
[Picture of Margaret Tebbit]


Tebbit, Norman
Born 29 March 1931  (Ponders End, London, England)
Outspoken former chairman of the Conservative Party, whose unemployed father famously "did not riot, he got on his bike and looked for work". Here's one of his more famous, though not wholly memorable, quotes: "The word 'conservative' is used by the BBC as a portmanteau word of abuse for anyone whose views differ from the insufferable, smug, sanctimonious, naïve, guilt-ridden, wet, pink orthodoxy of that sunset home of the third-rate minds of that third-rate decade, the 1960s." It must have taken him hours to write that.
[Picture of Norman Tebbit]


Temple, Shirley
Born 23 April 1928  (Santa Monica, California, USA)
The most famous child star in cinema history, who left the movies once she grew up and became the US ambassador to Ghana (in the 1970s) and Czechoslovakia (during the "Velvet Revolution"). In 1972 she was diagnosed with breast cancer, but survived and was widely respected for being one of the first public figures to openly discuss the issue. Random trivia: her daughter Lori (as "Lori Lorax") was a founder member of seminal proto-grunge band The Melvins.
[Picture of Shirley Temple]


Teng-Hui, Lee
Born 15 January 1923  (Sanzhi, New Taipei, Taiwan)
President of Taiwan from 1988-2000.
[Picture of Lee Teng-Hui]


Tennille, Toni
Born 8 May 1940  (Montgomery, Alabama, USA)
One half of the US singing duo Captain & Tennille with her husband Daryl Dragon.
[Picture of Toni Tennille]


Tequila, Tila
Born 24 October 1981  (Singapore)
Singaporean-born American model, musician and TV personality.
[Picture of Tila Tequila]


Tereshkova, Valentina Vladimirovna
Born 6 March 1937  (Bolshoye Maslennikovo, Russia)
Former Soviet cosmonaut - the first woman in outer space.
[Picture of Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova]


Teresita, Sister Sister Teresita is no longer with us
Born 16 September 1907  (Foronda, Alava, Spain)

Died 12 June 2013  (Madrid, Spain)

Age at death: 105  (read death notice)
Another ancient Nun who met the Pope in 2011, only the 2nd time she's left the monastery in over 70 years.
[Picture of Sister Teresita]


Terry, Clark
Born 14 December 1920  (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
Jazz trumpeter who has worked with Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Quincy Jones, amongst others.
[Picture of Clark Terry]


Tewson, Josephine
Born 26 February 1939  (Hampstead, London, England)
Comic actress, best known as Elizabeth in 'Keeping Up Appearances' and as Jane Travers in 'Clarence'.
[Picture of Josephine Tewson]


Thatcher, Margaret Margaret Thatcher is no longer with us
Born 13 October 1925  (Grantham, Lincolnshire, England)

Died 8 April 2013  (London, England)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Britain's first female Prime Minister, and one of Augusto Pinochet's beer buddies. After her fall from grace in 1990 and subsequent retirement from the House of Commons two years later, the handbag-toting Iron Lady was made an Iron Baroness and is now generally regarded as "a bit nuts" (though whether this is anything new is subject to debate). In 2002 she retired from public life following a number of strokes, and her health has reportedly gone further downhill following the death of her husband Denis in June 2003.
[Picture of Margaret Thatcher]


the Jackal, Carlos
Born 12 October 1949  (Michelena, Táchira, Venezuela)
Convicted terrorist who became an infamous figure in the 1970s.
[Picture of Carlos the Jackal]


Thiebaud, Wayne
Born 23 November 1920  (Mesa, Arizona, USA)
US artist & painter.
[Picture of Wayne Thiebaud]


Thielemans, Toots
Born 29 April 1922  (Brussels, Belgium)
Belgian jazz harmonicist & whistler, who is still performing. Don't recognise the name? Well, he played the harmonica on 'Sesame Street', 'Moon River', 'Midnight Cowboy' and so many others.
[Picture of Toots Thielemans]


Tho, Nguyen Ngoc
Born 26 May 1908  (Long Xuyen, Vietnam)
Prime Minister of Vietnam from 1963-64.
[Picture of Nguyen Ngoc Tho]


Thomas, Clive
Born 22 June 1936  (Treorchy, Wales)
The most famous and most controversial football referee in the 1970s. Infamously disallowed Bryan Hamilton's "winning" goal for Everton in the 1977 FA Cup semi-final against arch-rivals Liverpool.
[Picture of Clive Thomas]


Thomas, Geoff
Born 5 August 1964  (Manchester, England)
Former England footballer, best remembered either for his service to Crystal Palace or for one of the worst shots in football history whilst playing for England at Wembley. Overcame a long battle with leukaemia.
[Picture of Geoff Thomas]


Thomas, Helen Helen Thomas is no longer with us
Born 4 August 1920  (Winchester, Kentucky, USA)

Died 20 July 2013  (Washington D.C., USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Journalist, who has covered White House proceedings since the days of John F. Kennedy & was former White House bureau chief for UPI.
[Picture of Helen Thomas]


Thomas, Orlando
Born 21 October 1972  (Crowley, Lousiana, USA)
Former NFL footballer who is suffering from ALS.
[Picture of Orlando Thomas]


Thomas, Sarah
Born 5 June 1952  (London, England)
Actress. Played Glenda in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Sarah Thomas]


Thompson, Elsie Elsie Thompson is no longer with us
Born 5 April 1899  (Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA)

Died 21 March 2013  (Clearwater, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 113  (read death notice)
Supercentenarian. The 5th oldest person in the World as of February 2013.
[Picture of Elsie Thompson]


Thompson, Jack
Born 25 July 1951  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Former attorney and activist against obscenity.
[Picture of Jack Thompson]


Thompson, Jade
Born 22 January 1991  (Stoke on Trent, England)
[Picture of Jade Thompson]


Thomson, Peter
Born 23 August 1929  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian golfer. Five times winner of the Open Golf championship.
[Picture of Peter Thomson]


Thorburn, Cliff
Born 16 January 1948  (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
One of the greats of the televised snooker age, World Champion in 1980, and World Number One between 1981 & 1982.
[Picture of Cliff Thorburn]


Thornburgh, Dick
Born 16 July 1932  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Attorney-General for Presidents Reagan and Bush senior.
[Picture of Dick Thornburgh]


Thorne, Angela
Born 25 January 1939  (Karachi, Pakistan)
Refined actress, known for her roles in 'To the Manor Born' and 'Three Up, Two Down'. Memorably played Margaret Thatcher in 'Anyone for Denis?' in 1982.
[Picture of Angela Thorne]


Thornton, Frank Frank Thornton is no longer with us
Born 15 January 1921  (Dulwich, London, England)

Died 16 March 2013  (London, England)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
TV and film actor, probably best known for his role as Captain Peacock in the long-running department-store-based sitcom 'Are You Being Served?' In 1997, when Brian Wilde was taken ill prior to filming a series of 'Last of the Summer Wine', Thornton was hurriedly brought in to play Herbert "Truly" Truelove, by way of a replacement for the Foggy Dewhurst character.
[Picture of Frank Thornton]


Thorp, Richard Richard Thorp is no longer with us
Born 2 January 1932  (Purley, Surrey, England)

Died 22 May 2013  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
TV actor who has played the part of Alan Turner in 'Emmerdale Farm' since 1982.
[Picture of Richard Thorp]


Thorpe, Jeremy
Born 29 April 1929  (London, England)
Former Member of Parliament and leader of the Liberal Party. His career was destroyed in the mid-1970s as a result of a scandal in which he and three others were charged with conspiracy to murder his alleged lover Norman Scott. He has suffered from Parkinson's Disease for over twenty years.
[Picture of Jeremy Thorpe]


Thorson, Scott
Born in USA  (exact date unknown)
Had a relationship with Liberace, which he wrote a book on. Also claims to have had to have an affair with Michael Jackson, although nothing actually supports this. Born 1958.
[Picture of Scott Thorson]


Throne, Malachi Malachi Throne is no longer with us
Born 1 December 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 13 March 2013  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
American TV actor.
[Picture of Malachi Throne]


Thuram, Lilian
Born 1 January 1972  (Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe)
Successful footballer, right back for France in their glory years of the late '90s/ early '00s. Scored only two goals in 142 appearances - both in the semi-final of the World Cup in 1998. Well, if you're gonna score, make sure it's important...
[Picture of Lilian Thuram]


Tierney, Maura
Born 3 February 1965  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Actress who played Abby Lockhart in 'ER'.
[Picture of Maura Tierney]


Tillis, Mel
Born 8 August 1932  (Tampa, Florida, USA)
Country music singer despite having a speech impediment.
[Picture of Mel Tillis]


Tillotson, Johnny
Born 20 April 1939  (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
Country music singer.
[Picture of Johnny Tillotson]


Tindemans, Leo
Born 16 April 1922  (Zwijndrecht, Belgium)
Former Prime Minister of Belgium.
[Picture of Leo Tindemans]


Tinsulanonda, Prem
Born 26 August 1920  (Songkhla Province, Thailand)
Prime Minister of Thailand from 1980-88.
[Picture of Prem Tinsulanonda]


Tobin, Peter
Born 27 August 1946  (Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland)
Man accused of killing three girls in Margate, and found guilty & jailed in 2008.
[Picture of Peter Tobin]


Tolimir, Zdvrako
Born 27 November 1948  (Glamoc, Bosnia)
Bosnian Serb commander during the former war in Yugoslavia, and currently on trial for war crimes at The Hague.
[Picture of Zdvrako Tolimir]


Tolkan, James
Born 20 June 1931  (Calumet, Michigan, USA)
Bald actor best known as Strickland in 'Back to the Future'.
[Picture of James Tolkan]


Tolkien, Christopher
Born 21 November 1924  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Son of 'Lord of the Rings' author J. R. R. Tolkien.
[Picture of Christopher Tolkien]


Tombides, Dylan
Born 8 March 1994  (Perth, Australia)
Young Australian footballer for West Ham United.
[Picture of Dylan Tombides]


Tomko, Travis
Born 23 March 1976  (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
Another wrestler.
[Picture of Travis Tomko]


Tomlinson, Ricky
Born 26 September 1939  (Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
Ex-plasterer & Trade Unionist turned hugely successful & popular actor - firstly in 'Brookside' but best loved for his role in 'The Royle Family'.
[Picture of Ricky Tomlinson]


Tonini, Ersilio
Born 20 July 1914  (San Giorgio Piacentino, Italy)
Italian cardinal, currently the oldest living in the World. Died in July 2013 but no obit.
[Picture of Ersilio Tonini]


Torn, Rip
Born 6 February 1931  (Temple, Texas, USA)
US veteran film & TV actor, born Elmore Rual Torn.
[Picture of Rip Torn]


Torry, Clare
Date and place of birth unknown
Singer who provided the shrieking vocal to the classic Pink Floyd track 'The Great Gig in the Sky'. The pun for her if she goes will be a tap in...
[Picture of Clare Torry]


Toschi, Dave
Born 11 July 1931  (San Francisco, California, USA)
San Francisco police inspector who investigated the 'Zodiac' serial killer in the 1970s.
[Picture of Dave Toschi]


Toth, Eric Justin
Born 13 February 1982  (place of birth unknown)
Child pornographer. Had the dubious distinction of replacing Osama Bin Laden in the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list in 2011.
[Picture of Eric Justin Toth]


Totter, Audrey Audrey Totter is no longer with us
Born 20 December 1918  (Joliet, Illinois, USA)

Died 12 December 2013  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Actress, often played "dames" in post-war movies such as 'The Postman Always Rings Twice'.
[Picture of Audrey Totter]


Tough, Ian
Born 26 March 1947  (Glasgow, Scotland)
The other half of the husband-and-wife comedy duo The Krankies.
[Picture of Ian Tough]


Tovar, Lupita
Born 27 July 1911  (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Mexican film actress, in occasional Hollywood movies.
[Picture of Lupita Tovar]


Townsend, Sue
Born 2 April 1946  (Leicester, England)
Writer, playwright & journalist, whose best known work is easily the 'Adrian Mole' books.
[Picture of Sue Townsend]


Tracey, Stan Stan Tracey is no longer with us
Born 30 December 1926  (London, England)

Died 6 December 2013  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
British jazz pianist and composer.
[Picture of Stan Tracey]


Tranströmer, Tomas
Born 15 April 1931  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish poet who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011.
[Picture of Tomas Tranströmer]


Traoré, Dioncounda
Born 23 February 1942  (Kati, Mali)
Acting President of Mali since 2012. Has had his work cut out ever since with the increasing civil disturbance.
[Picture of Dioncounda Traoré]


Traoré, Moussa
Born 25 September 1936  (Kayes, Mali)
President of Mali from 1968-91.
[Picture of Moussa Traoré]


Trautmann, Bert Bert Trautmann is no longer with us
Born 22 October 1923  (Bremen, Germany)

Died 19 July 2013  (La Llosa, Valencia, Spain)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Manchester City goalkeeper, famous for suffering a broken neck and concussion during the 1956 FA Cup Final, despite which he finished the match, and indeed made several saves.
[Picture of Bert Trautmann]


Travanti, Daniel J.
Born 7 March 1940  (Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA)
Actor, best known as police chief Captain Frank Furillo in the classic 1980s TV drama 'Hill Street Blues'.
[Picture of Daniel J. Travanti]


Travis, Dave Lee
Born 25 May 1945  (Buxton, Derbyshire, England)
Radio DJ known as the "Hairy Cornflake". Arrested in November 2012 for alleged sexual offensive dating back to the 1970s.
[Picture of Dave Lee Travis]


Travolta, John
Born 18 February 1954  (Englewood, New Jersey, USA)
Actor who has had something of a rollercoaster career: he was catapulted to fame in 'Saturday Night Fever' (1977), but then appeared in a few turkeys before his career was rescued by, of all things, 'Look Who's Talking'. Finally acquired a semblance of cool as the hitman Vincent Vega in 'Pulp Fiction', before losing it again in the absurd Scientologist film 'Battlefield Earth'.
[Picture of John Travolta]


Traynor, Jim
Born 27 September 1953  (Paisley, Scotland)
Former journalist and Director of Communications at Rangers FC.
[Picture of Jim Traynor]


Treacher, Bill
Born 4 June 1930  (London, England)
UK actor, forever remembered as the long-suffering Arthur Fowler in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Bill Treacher]


Treacy, Dan
Born 19 June 1960  (place of birth unknown)
Singer with cult punk rockers the Television Personalities.
[Picture of Dan Treacy]


Trebek, Alex
Born 22 July 1940  (Sudbury, Ontario, Canada)
TV presenter, the long time host of 'Jeopardy!'.
[Picture of Alex Trebek]


Trebunskaya, Anna
Born 28 December 1980  (Chelyabinsk, Russia)
Russian dancer known for her appearances on Dancing with the Stars.
[Picture of Anna Trebunskaya]


Trescothick, Marcus
Born 25 December 1975  (Keynsham, Somerset, England)
Cricketer for Somerset & formerly for England.
[Picture of Marcus Trescothick]


Trevino Morales, Miguel
Born 18 November 1970  (Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico)
Mexican drug lord.
[Picture of Miguel Trevino Morales]


Trevor, William
Born 24 May 1928  (Mitchelstown, County Cork, Rep of Ireland)
England-based Irish author, three times winner of the Whitbread Prize.
[Picture of William Trevor]


Troyer, Verne
Born 1 January 1969  (Sturgis, Michigan, USA)
Diminutive (2'8") actor, best known for playing Mini-Me in the 'Austin Powers' movies.
[Picture of Verne Troyer]


Trumbull, Douglas
Born 8 April 1942  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Special effects pioneer and director of 'Silent Running'.
[Picture of Douglas Trumbull]


Trump, Donald
Born 14 June 1946  (New York, New York, USA)
Billionaire real estate developer whose megalomaniac acquisition of riches, and later descent to near-bankruptcy, arguably epitomised the greed culture of the 1980s.
[Picture of Donald Trump]


Truscott, Steven
Born 18 January 1945  (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Canadian who was sentenced to death, later life imprisonment for the murder of student Lynne Harper in 1959 when he was just 14. In 2007, he was aquitted.
[Picture of Steven Truscott]


Tsvangirai, Morgan
Born 10 March 1952  (Gutu, Zimbabwe)
Former opposition leader to Robert Mugabe, who in 2009, became the PM of Zimbabwe. However his relationship with Mad Bob is still extremely strained.
[Picture of Morgan Tsvangirai]


Tu, Elsie
Born 2 June 1913  (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)
Anti-colonial political and social activist.
[Picture of Elsie Tu]


Tucci, Roberto
Born 19 April 1921  (Naples, Italy)
Roman Catholic cardinal and theologian.
[Picture of Roberto Tucci]


Tureaud, Laurence
Born 21 May 1952  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
The legendary Mr T, who played Sgt B.A. Baracus in 'The A-Team', and made a habit of pitying fools and not getting on no airplanes. Also had a notoriously low tolerance level when it came to jibber-jabber.
[Picture of Laurence Tureaud]


Turkel, Joe
Born 15 July 1927  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, best known as the inventor of the rogue replicants in 'Blade Runner' and as the bartender in 'The Shining' one of three parts played for legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick.
[Picture of Joe Turkel]


Turner, Anthea
Born 25 May 1960  (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
Bland TV presenter, better known for her private life than for her personality.
[Picture of Anthea Turner]


Turner, Kathleen
Born 19 June 1954  (Springfield, Missouri, USA)
American actress who smouldered in such 1980s films as 'Body Heat' and 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit'.
[Picture of Kathleen Turner]


Turner, Ted
Born 19 November 1938  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Businessman & founder of CNN.
[Picture of Ted Turner]


Turner, Tina
Born 26 November 1939  (Nutbush, Tennessee, USA)
Singer, born Anna Mae Bullock, still active after almost 50 years in the business. Well known for her big hair & raspy voice.
[Picture of Tina Turner]


Turnill, Reg Reg Turnill is no longer with us
Born 12 May 1915  (Dover, Kent, England)

Died 12 February 2013  (Ashford, Kent, England)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
The BBC's aviation correspondent during the Space Age of the 1950s and 60s.
[Picture of Reg Turnill]


Turtledove, Harry
Born 14 June 1949  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American fantasy and science fiction novelist.
[Picture of Harry Turtledove]


Tushingham, Rita
Born 14 April 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Actress best known for her roles in "kitchen sink" dramas such as 'A Taste of Honey' and 'The Leather Boys'.
[Picture of Rita Tushingham]


Tutu, Desmond
Born 7 October 1931  (Klerksdorp, South Africa)
Winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, he became Archbishop of Cape Town in 1986. When aged fourteen he caught tuberculosis and had to spend two years in hospital as a result. Reported to be "seriously ill" in 2001, he joked "My presence here gives testimony to the resurrection of the dead!" during a visit to London's Southwark Cathedral at the time. Retired from public life in 2010.
[Picture of Desmond Tutu]


Tutuhatunewa, Frans
Born 16 June 1923  (Batavia, Indonesia)
President in exile of the South Moluccas.
[Picture of Frans Tutuhatunewa]


Tweed, Jack
Born 9 June 1987  (London, England)
Widower of 'Big Brother' contestant and unlikely media sensation Jade Goody.
[Picture of Jack Tweed]


Tyler Moore, Mary
Born 29 December 1936  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actress and comedienne who came to prominence in 'The Dick Van Dyke Show', before being given her own programme, called, with a stunning lack of imagination, 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'.
[Picture of Mary Tyler Moore]


Tyler-Odam, Dorothy
Born 14 March 1920  (London, England)
British Olympic high jumper. Competed in both Olympic Games either side of the Second World War, winning silver each time.
[Picture of Dorothy Tyler-Odam]


Tyson, Cicely
Born 19 December 1933  (New York City, New York, USA)
Model turned actress who was once married to jazz legend Miles Davis.
[Picture of Cicely Tyson]


Tyson, Ian
Born 25 September 1933  (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
Canadian singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Ian Tyson]


Tyson, Mike
Born 30 June 1966  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Brought up by his single mother in the toughest part of Brooklyn, was winning street fights by the age of 9, weighed 200lbs and could bench-press more than his own weight by the age of 14. Became the youngest undisputed WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight boxing champion ever at 20. Spent 3 years in prison for rape and famously bit Evander Holyfield's ear off. And yet, despite all this, he still speaks with a comically high-pitched, lisping voice.
[Picture of Mike Tyson]

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