Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2014: 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]


Uecker, Georg
Born 6 November 1962  (Munich, Germany)
Television actor. Played the role of a gay doctor in the Munich-based Cologne-produced weekly soap 'Lindenstraße' for now 28 years.
[Picture of Georg Uecker]


Umarov, Doku Doku Umarov is no longer with us
Born 13 April 1964  (Kharsenoi, Shatoy, Chechnya)

Died 18 March 2014  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 49  (read death notice)
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]


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]


Uribe, Manuel Manuel Uribe is no longer with us
Born 11 June 1965  (Monterrey, Mexico)

Died 26 May 2014  (Monterrey, Mexico)

Age at death: 48  (read death notice)
One of the fattest people in the world, who once topped the scales at 88 stone!
[Picture of Manuel Uribe]


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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