Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2013: U


Uderzo, Albert
Born 25 April 1927  (Fismes, Marne, France)
Comic book artist & scriptwriter, best known for his work on the Asterix books.
[Picture of Albert Uderzo]


Uecker, Bob
Born 26 January 1935  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
American sports personality, dubbed "Mr. Baseball" by the late Johnny Carson.
[Picture of Bob Uecker]


Ullrich, Jan
Born 2 December 1973  (Rostock, East Germany)
Cyclist and winner of the Tour de France in 1997. One of the many cyclists to have found himself banned for doping.
[Picture of Jan Ullrich]


Ulvaeus, Björn
Born 25 April 1945  (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Songwriter and guitarist with legendary 1970s pop group ABBA.
[Picture of Björn Ulvaeus]


Umarov, Doku
Born 13 April 1964  (Kharsenoi, Shatoy, Chechnya)
Chechen terrorist, self-styled President of Ichkeria & one of the few main rebels still battling on after Shamil Basayev's death in 2006.
[Picture of Doku Umarov]


Unruh, Trude
Born 7 March 1925  (Essen, Germany)
German Politician. Was a member of the SPD before switching to the FDP in 1973. Later formed the seniors party, Die Grauen. Make up yer mind, woman!
[Picture of Trude Unruh]


Urbina, Fidel
Born 24 April 1975  (Mexico)
American-mexican fugitive who's on the FBI's most wanted list since 1998.
[Picture of Fidel Urbina]


Ure, Gudrun
Born 12 March 1926  (Campsie, Strathclyde, Scotland)
The 'Supergran' of the 1980s TV show of the same name.
[Picture of Gudrun Ure]


Ure, Ian
Born 7 December 1939  (Ayr, Scotland)
Former Arsenal and Scotland centre half.
[Picture of Ian Ure]


Urquhart, Alistair
Born 8 September 1919  (Aberdeen, Scotland)
Former Japanese prisoner of war in WWII, who wrote about his experiences in the book 'The Forgotten Highlander'.
[Picture of Alistair Urquhart]

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