Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2014: 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 forever known as the voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars series.
[Picture of James Earl Jones]


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


Easterby, Peter
Born 5 August 1929  (Yorkshire, England)
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]


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]


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, Lily
Born in Bonyhád, Hungary  (exact date unknown)
Survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Caught by the Nazis in 1944, freed a year later after the end of World War II and today is an activist on remembering the holocaust. Born 1930.
[Picture of Lily Ebert]


Ecclestone, Bernie
Born 28 October 1930  (St Peter South Elmham, Suffolk, England)
Short-arsed top dog in the Formula 1 world, with sole control of F1 media rights and an estimated personal fortune of Ł2.4 billion, which makes him the 3rd wealthiest living Briton.
[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]


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]


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 several of her PM spouse's successors since then.
[Picture of Clarissa Eden]


Edgerton, David
Born in USA  (exact date 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]


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


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, Edwin
Born 7 August 1927  (Marksville, Louisiana, USA)
Former Governor of Louisiana.
[Picture of Edwin 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, Nicholas
Born 25 February 1934  (London, England)
Baron Crickhowell. Was Secretary of State for Wales in the Thatcher government.
[Picture of Nicholas Edwards]


Efron, Zac
Born 18 October 1987  (San Luis Obispo, California, USA)
Actor. Turned from a teenage-star, who convulsed young girls, to a movie actor, who does the same. Played college-students in his early career, now playing guys with difficult lives, who look like college students.
[Picture of Zac Efron]


Eibl-Eibesfeldt, Irenäus
Born 15 June 1928  (Vienna, Austria)
Austrian biologist and founder of the human ethology. He spent decades in comparing non-civilized people with those who live in civilization. Ethnology and race theory by an Austrian. Fill in the blanks.
[Picture of Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt]


Eigen, Manfred
Born 9 May 1927  (Bochum, Germany)
Biophysical chemist and 1967 Nobel laureate in Chemistry for his work on measuring fast chemical reactions.
[Picture of Manfred Eigen]


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]


el Shukrijumah, Adnan Gulshair Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah is no longer with us
Born 4 August 1975  (Saudi Arabia)

Died 6 December 2014  (South Waziristan, Pakistan)

Age at death: 39  (read death notice)
Alleged member of Al-Qaeda yada yada...
[Picture of Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah]


El-Essawy, Yosra Yosra El-Essawy is no longer with us
Born 3 July 1981  (Egypt)

Died 24 October 2014  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 33  (read death notice)
New York-based artist of Egyptian descent, photographer behind Beyonce's official tour pictures. Diagnosed with stage 4 oeseophageal cancer in June 2013.
[Picture of Yosra El-Essawy]


Elford, Vic
Born 10 June 1935  (London, England)
Former Formula One racing driver, who won 8 points during his 13 race career in the 1960s.
[Picture of Vic Elford]


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


Ellis, Anita Kert
Born 12 April 1920  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Singer and actress of Jewish descent. Dubbed Rita Hayworth's singing voice.
[Picture of Anita Kert 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]


Elway, John
Born 28 June 1960  (Port Angeles, Washington, USA)
Former NFL Quaterback for the Denver Broncos.
[Picture of John Elway]


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]


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]


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]


Englund, Robert
Born 6 June 1947  (Glendale, California, USA)
Actor. Best known as Freddy Krueger from the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' film series.
[Picture of Robert Englund]


Enquist, P. O.
Born 23 September 1934  (Hjoggböle, Skellefteĺ, Västerbotten, Sweden)
Swedish author. Wrote 'The Visit of the Royal Physician'. Does he need a physician too?
[Picture of P. O. Enquist]


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


Epstein, Julius "Julie"
Born in New York City, New York, USA  (exact date unknown)
Florida-based Klezmer musician and last survivor of the Epstein Brothers Orchestra, a band of four musician brothers, portrayed in the 1996 movie 'A Tickle in the Heart'. Born 1926.
[Picture of Julius


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]


Erni, Hans
Born 21 February 1909  (Lucerne, Switzerland)
Painter, sculptor & illustrator of postage stamps.
[Picture of Hans Erni]


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]


Estrada, Joseph
Born 19 April 1937  (Manila, Philippines)
President of the Philippines from 1998-2001. Sentenced to imprisonment for plunder in 2007, but pardoned shortly after that. Ran for president again in 2010.
[Picture of Joseph Estrada]


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]


Eure, Wesley
Born 17 August 1951  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
Actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer, best known as Michael Horton in 'Days of Our Lives'.
[Picture of Wesley Eure]


Eusébio, (footballer) (footballer) Eusébio is no longer with us
Born 25 January 1942  (Lourenco Marques, Mozambique)

Died 5 January 2014  (Lisbon, Portugal)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
Legendary Portuguese footballer.
[Picture of (footballer) Eusébio]


Evans, Mark
Born in Penarth, Wales  (exact date unknown)
Plumber and father of singer Adele. Born 1961.
[Picture of Mark Evans]


Evans, Nicholas
Born 26 July 1950  (Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England)
Screenwriter, author and journalist, known for 'The Horse Whisperer'. Had a kidney transplant from a donation by his daughter in 2011 following a mushroom poisoning in 2008. Who on the DDP cooked the meal?
[Picture of Nicholas Evans]


Evans, Steve Steve Evans is no longer with us
Born in Wolverhampton, England  (exact date unknown)

Died 16 January 2014  (Wolverhampton, England)

Age at death: 52  (read death notice)
Terminally ill comedian and magician whose plight has somehow garnered national attention. Born 1961.
[Picture of Steve 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 Phil Everly is no longer with us
Born 19 January 1939  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Died 3 January 2014  (Burbank, California, USA)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
The younger of the famous Everly Brothers singing group.
[Picture of Phil Everly]


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


Ewing, Fergus
Born 23 September 1957  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish Government's Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism and the Scottish National Party MSP for Inverness and Nairn.
[Picture of Fergus Ewing]


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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