Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2015: F


F, Christiane
Born 20 May 1962  (Hamburg, Germany)
Born as Christiane Felscherinow. German author, whose story about her life as a teenage heroin addict became a best-seller in the late 70s.
[Picture of Christiane F]


Fabray, Nanette
Born 27 October 1920  (San Diego, California, USA)
Actress, mostly in film and stage musicals.
[Picture of Nanette Fabray]


Faircloth, Jackie
Date and place of birth unknown
Cheerleader who was hit by a pick-up truck in November 2014. Born c. 1996.
[Picture of Jackie Faircloth]


Fairuz, (singer)
Born 20 November 1934  (Lebanon)
Lebanese singer.
[Picture of (singer) Fairuz]


Faithfull, Marianne
Born 29 December 1946  (Hampstead, London, England)
Singer, actress and ex-girlfriend of Mick Jagger.
[Picture of Marianne Faithfull]


Fakhri, Sabah
Born in Aleppo, Syria  (exact date unknown)
Popular Syrian singer. Born 1933.
[Picture of Sabah Fakhri]


Falck, Carl
Born 27 May 1907  (Tønsberg, Norway)
Norwegian businessman and currently its oldest man.
[Picture of Carl Falck]


Falkenburg, Bob
Born 29 January 1926  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former tennis player. Won Wimbledon in 1948 before turning his hand to business and thriving in Brazil with his fast food chain.
[Picture of Bob Falkenburg]


Fälldin, Thorbjörn
Born 24 April 1926  (Högsjö, Härnösand Ångermanland, Sweden)
Prime Minister of Sweden from 1976-78 and again from 1979-82.
[Picture of Thorbjörn Fälldin]


Farage, Nigel
Born 3 April 1964  (Kent, England)
Leader of the ultra-eurosceptical UK Independence Party.
[Picture of Nigel Farage]


Farmanfarmaian, Monir Shahroudy
Born in Qazvin, Iran  (exact date unknown)
Iranian artist. Born 1924.
[Picture of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian]


Farmer, Ian
Date and place of birth unknown
Former CEO of the Lonmin platinum mining company in South Africa. Stepped down for health reasons in 2012.
[Picture of Ian Farmer]


Farr, Jamie
Born 1 July 1934  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Former M*A*S*H* star, also a TV game-show panellist in the US
[Picture of Jamie Farr]


Farrakhan, Louis
Born 11 May 1933  (The Bronx, New York, USA)
Outspoken and often controversial leader of the Nation of Islam. Real name Louis Eugene Walcott.
[Picture of Louis Farrakhan]


Farrell, Mike
Born 6 February 1939  (St. Paul, Minnesota, USA)
American actor. Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the TV smash 'M*A*S*H', natch…
[Picture of Mike Farrell]


Farrow, Jane
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada  (exact date unknown)
Canadian author and broadcaster. Born 1961.
[Picture of Jane Farrow]


Farrow, Mia
Born 9 February 1945  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Hollywood actress who starred in 'Rosemary's Baby' in 1968, was married to Frank Sinatra and has been involved in one of the most bitter breakups of recent times with film director Woody Allen.
[Picture of Mia Farrow]


Fasan, Ernst
Born in Vienna, Austria  (exact date unknown)
Austrian lawyer whose speciality is space law. That's judicial as opposed to physical law. Born 1926.
[Picture of Ernst Fasan]


Fatu, Solofa
Born 11 October 1965  (San Francisco, California, USA)
US-born Samoan professional wrestler.
[Picture of Solofa Fatu]


Fawkes, Helen
Date and place of birth unknown
TV news reporter who was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2013. Born 1971.
[Picture of Helen Fawkes]


Fazlullah, Maulana
Date and place of birth unknown
New leader of Pakistan Taliban following the death of Hakimullah Mehsud in 2013. Born 1974. Watch out for that Drone, boy...
[Picture of Maulana Fazlullah]


Fearn, Ronald
Born 6 February 1931  (place of birth unknown)
Liberal Democrat MP for Southport from 1987-1992. Now in the House of Lords.
[Picture of Ronald Fearn]


Feinstein, Dianne
Born 22 June 1933  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Former mayor of San Francisco and Senator for California since 1992.
[Picture of Dianne Feinstein]


Feldman, Corey
Born 16 July 1971  (Chatsworth, California, USA)
Hugely successful child & teenage actor who has found it difficult to repeat his success of the '80s & early '90s in recent years.
[Picture of Corey Feldman]


Feldon, Barbara
Born 12 March 1933  (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA)
Actress best known as Agent 99 in the cult '60s comedy series 'Get Smart'.
[Picture of Barbara Feldon]


Fenton, Leonard
Born 29 April 1926  (London, England)
TV actor - played Dr Legg in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Leonard Fenton]


Ferguson, Alex
Born 31 December 1941  (Govan, Glasgow, Scotland)
Angry, bullying, unsmiling, much-loathed former manager of Manchester United.
[Picture of Alex Ferguson]


Fergusson, Jean
Born 30 December 1944  (Wakefield, Yorkshire, England)
Actress best known as the brassy Marina in the long-running sitcom 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Jean Fergusson]


Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
Born 24 March 1919  (Yonkers, New York, USA)
Last of the beat poets. Owns the City Lights bookshop in San Francisco.
[Picture of Lawrence Ferlinghetti]


Ferrell, Will
Born 16 July 1967  (Irvine, California, USA)
Comedian and actor ('Elf', 'Anchorman').
[Picture of Will Ferrell]


Ferrero, Michele Michele Ferrero is no longer with us
Born 26 April 1925  (Dogliani, Piedmont, Italy)

Died 14 February 2015  (Monte Carlo, Monaco)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Italy's richest man after the success of his chocolate empire. Ambassador, you're spoiling us!
[Picture of Michele Ferrero]


Ferry, Bryan
Born 26 September 1945  (Washington, Tyne and Wear, England)
Musician and lead singer of art-rock giants Roxy Music.
[Picture of Bryan Ferry]


Ferry, Merlin
Date and place of birth unknown
Son of glam rock legend Bryan Ferry who was involved in a horrific car crash at the back end of 2014. Born c. 1990.
[Picture of Merlin Ferry]


Fielding, Fenella
Born 17 November 1930  (London, England)
Vampish, buxom actress, a regular in the 'Doctor In' & 'Carry On' film series.
[Picture of Fenella Fielding]


Fielding, Janet
Born 9 September 1953  (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
Australian actress best known as mouthy companion Tegan Jovanka in 'Doctor Who' from 1981-84.
[Picture of Janet Fielding]


Filaret, Patriarch
Born 23 January 1929  (Donetsk, Ukraine)
Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church since 1995.
[Picture of Patriarch Filaret]


Finkel, Fyvush
Born 9 October 1922  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Veteran television and film actor.
[Picture of Fyvush Finkel]


Finlay, Frank
Born 6 August 1926  (Farnworth, Greater Manchester, England)
Veteran actor, a regular on TV & films since the 1960s.
[Picture of Frank Finlay]


Finnbogadóttir, Vigdís
Born 15 April 1930  (Reykjavík, Iceland)
The World's first elected female head of state when she became President of Iceland in 1980.
[Picture of Vigdís Finnbogadóttir]


Finney, Albert
Born 9 May 1936  (Salford, Lancashire, England)
Award-winning actor, with over 40 years' experience on the big screen. Best known recently for films like 'Erin Brockovich' and TV shows such as 'The Gathering Storm'. Not impartial to good food and drink, and lots of it.
[Picture of Albert Finney]


Finnigan, Judy
Born 16 May 1948  (Manchester, England)
Former news reader & reporter who progressed to TV & chat shows. Both her & her husband, Richard Madeley were involved in a phone competition scandal in 2007, but both claim no involvement in the affair.
[Picture of Judy Finnigan]


Finsterwald, Dow
Born 6 September 1929  (Athens, Ohio, USA)
Former professional golfer. Winnner of the US PGA Championship in 1958.
[Picture of Dow Finsterwald]


Fischer, Artur
Born 31 December 1919  (Tumlingen, Black Forest, Germany)
German inventor. Patented the photp flash light in 1949. Say cheese!
[Picture of Artur Fischer]


Fischer, Edmond H.
Born 6 April 1920  (Shanghai, China)
Biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1992.
[Picture of Edmond H. Fischer]


Fischer, Oskar
Born 19 March 1923  (Aš, Czechoslovakia)
Czech-born Foreign Minister in East Germany from 1975 until unification in 1990.
[Picture of Oskar Fischer]


Fisher, Carrie
Born 26 October 1956  (Beverly Hills, California, USA)
Actress forever associated with the role of Princess Leia in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy. That outfit she wore in 'Return of the Jedi' lingers in the memory...
[Picture of Carrie Fisher]


Fisk, Nicholas
Born 14 October 1923  (London, England)
Children's author, mainly of science fiction books.
[Picture of Nicholas Fisk]


FKA twigs, (musician)
Born 16 January 1988  (Gloucestershire, England)
Left-field pop singer.
[Picture of (musician) FKA twigs]


Flanagan, Maile
Born 19 May 1965  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
American actress and voice of Naruto Uzumaki in the English language version.
[Picture of Maile Flanagan]


Flatley, Michael
Born 16 July 1958  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Dancer, most famous for his performance in 'Riverdance'.
[Picture of Michael Flatley]


Flea, (musician)
Born 16 October 1962  (Melbourne, Australia)
Bassist with funk-rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers.
[Picture of (musician) Flea]


Fleetwood, Mick
Born 24 June 1947  (Redruth, Cornwall, England)
Drummer with successful rock band Fleetwood Mac.
[Picture of Mick Fleetwood]


Flegel, Manfred
Born 3 June 1927  (Magdeburg, Germany)
Minister in the former East German government.
[Picture of Manfred Flegel]


Fleming, Rhonda
Born 10 August 1923  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Film actress of the 1950s, later a regular on television.
[Picture of Rhonda Fleming]


Flowers, Ron
Born 28 July 1934  (Edliington, Doncaster, England)
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers and England midfielder.
[Picture of Ron Flowers]


Flynt, Larry
Born 1 November 1942  (Salyersville, Kentucky, USA)
American pornography publisher, who lost his virginity to a chicken. Paralysed from the waist down after a murder attempt in the 1970s.
[Picture of Larry Flynt]


Fo, Dario
Born 26 March 1926  (San Giano, Varese, Italy)
Controversial Italian playwright, who won the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature.
[Picture of Dario Fo]


Føllesdal, Dagfinn
Born 22 June 1932  (Askim, Norway)
Norwegian professor of philosophy. He must be ill. I mean, why else would he be here?
[Picture of Dagfinn Føllesdal]


Followill, Ivan Nathan
Born 26 June 1979  (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA)
Drummer with popular rock band Kings of Leon.
[Picture of Ivan Nathan Followill]


Fonda, Jane
Born 21 December 1937  (New York, New York, USA)
Actress, daughter of actor Henry Fonda.
[Picture of Jane Fonda]


Fontaine, Just
Born 18 August 1933  (Marrakech, Morocco)
Moroccan-born France International footballer. Scored a remarkable 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup, a record unlikely to be broken.
[Picture of Just Fontaine]


Fontana, Santino
Born 21 March 1982  (Stockton, California, USA)
American stage actor and director who lent his voice to the part of Prince Hans in 'Frozen'.
[Picture of Santino Fontana]


Foran, Martin
Date and place of birth unknown
Man who successfully challenged his convictions for robbery in 2014. Born c. 1944.
[Picture of Martin Foran]


Foray, June
Born 18 September 1917  (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)
Actress, but best known for her voice work on cartoons.
[Picture of June Foray]


Ford, Carole Ann
Born 16 June 1940  (place of birth unknown)
Actress who played the original 'Doctor Who' companion, Susan in 1963.
[Picture of Carole Ann Ford]


Ford, Doug
Born 8 June 1922  (West Haven, Connecticut, USA)
American golfer, winner of 2 Majors - the 1955 US PGA and the 1957 US Masters.
[Picture of Doug Ford]


Ford, Emile
Born 16 October 1937  (Castries, Saint Lucia, West Indies)
West Indies musician who hit the top of the charts with his band the Checkmates with 'What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?' in 1959.
[Picture of Emile Ford]


Ford, Frankie Frankie Ford is no longer with us
Born 4 August 1939  (Gretna, Louisiana, USA)

Died 28 September 2015  (Gretna, Louisiana, USA)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
American rock and roll singer.
[Picture of Frankie Ford]


Ford, Harrison
Born 13 July 1942  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor who hit the big time as Han Solo in the Star Wars trilogy before starring in the Indiana Jones series and other classics such as 'Blade Runner'. Strapping on the blaster again as Solo for the Star Wars revival.
[Picture of Harrison Ford]


Ford, Rob
Born 28 May 1969  (Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada)
Mayor of Toronto, who caused no end of controversy and hilarity with his crack-fuelled misogynist antics in 2013.
[Picture of Rob Ford]


Ford, Wendell H. Wendell H. Ford is no longer with us
Born 8 September 1924  (Owensboro, Kentucky, USA)

Died 22 January 2015  (Owensboro, Kentucky, USA)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
US Democrat politician. Senator from Kentucky from 1974-1999.
[Picture of Wendell H. Ford]


Forde, Nadia
Born 3 May 1989  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Irish-Italian model and actress.
[Picture of Nadia Forde]


Forde, Pauline
Date and place of birth unknown
Terminally-ill grandmother who appeared on the Channel 4 fundraiser Stand up to Cancer in 2014. Born c. 1949.
[Picture of Pauline Forde]


Fordham, Andy "The Viking"
Born 2 February 1962  (London, England)
BDO world darts champion. He once weighed about 30 stone, but has lost shedloads of weight in the last few years. Before that, according to the Daily Mirror, "a dart attack waiting to happen".
[Picture of Andy


Forghieri, Mauro
Born 13 January 1935  (Modena, Italy)
Italian Formula 1 car designer.
[Picture of Mauro Forghieri]


Forlán, Pablo
Born 14 July 1945  (Soriano, Uruguay)
Former Uruguay international footballer and father of Diego Forlán.
[Picture of Pablo Forlán]


Forrest, Frederic
Born 23 December 1936  (Waxahachie, Texas, USA)
U.S. film actor, recognisable from films such as 'Apocalypse Now' and 'Falling Down'.
[Picture of Frederic Forrest]


Forsyth, Bruce
Born 22 February 1928  (Edmonton, London, England)
Evergreen entertainer, best known for 'The Generation Game' in the 1970s and was as big as ever with 'Strictly Come Dancing' before announcing his retirement from the show in 2014.
[Picture of Bruce Forsyth]


Fortune, Lance
Born in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England  (exact date unknown)
Managed by the legendary Larry Parnes, Fortune had a big hit in 1960 with 'Be Mine'.
[Picture of Lance Fortune]


Foster, Jodie
Born 19 November 1962  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, has been in movies since her teenage years.
[Picture of Jodie Foster]


Fowlds, Mr Derek
Born 2 September 1937  (London, England)
Actor, best known as the PPS Bernard Woolley in 'Yes Minister' and as grouchy policeman turned pub landlord Oscar Blaketon in 'Heartbeat'.
[Picture of Mr Derek Fowlds]


Fowler, Daphne
Born 5 January 1939  (Warwick, Warwickshire, England)
TV quiz veteran, one of the so-called 'Eggheads'.
[Picture of Daphne Fowler]


Fowley, Kim Kim Fowley is no longer with us
Born 21 July 1939  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 15 January 2015  (West Hollywood, California, USA)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
Music producer and manager of 1970s all-girl rock band The Runaways.
[Picture of Kim Fowley]


Fox, Bernard
Born 11 May 1927  (Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales)
Actor, mainly a character actor in both the UK & the US. Probably best known for his role as Dr. Bombay in the TV series 'Bewitched'.
[Picture of Bernard Fox]


Fox, Billy
Born 20 April 1923  (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA)
Retired boxer. Controversially beat Jake LaMotta in a fight depicted in Martin Scorceses's classic film 'Raging Bull'.
[Picture of Billy Fox]


Fox, Michael J.
Born 9 June 1961  (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
Pint-sized actor of 'Back To The Future' fame. Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991.
[Picture of Michael J. Fox]


Foxton, Bruce
Born 1 September 1955  (Woking, Surrey, England)
Bass player with punk band The Jam until their dissolution in 1982.
[Picture of Bruce Foxton]


Foyt, A. J.
Born 16 January 1935  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Retired racing driver. Won the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500 and Le Mans 24 hr race among other triumphs.
[Picture of A. J. Foyt]


Francis, Connie
Born 12 December 1938  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Pop singer, particularly big in the late 1950s but has kept a low profile since the mid 1980s.
[Picture of Connie Francis]


Francis, Leigh
Born 30 April 1973  (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)
Comedian best known for his grotesque characters Avid Merrion and Keith Lemon.
[Picture of Leigh Francis]


Francisco, Silvino
Born 3 May 1946  (Cape Town, South Africa)
South African former snooker player, who has been in trouble with the law in recent years.
[Picture of Silvino Francisco]


Franco, Carmen
Born 14 February 1926  (Oviedo, Spain)
Daughter of Spain's former dictator General Francisco Franco.
[Picture of Carmen Franco]


Frankland, William
Born 19 March 1912  (place of birth unknown)
Immunologist who introduced the pollen count into popular discourse.
[Picture of William Frankland]


Franklin, Aretha
Born 25 March 1942  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Legendary soul, R&B and gospel singer, with hits including 'Respect', 'Freeway of Love', and the unlikely but successful duet with George Michael of all people, 'I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)'.
[Picture of Aretha Franklin]


Franklin, Richard
Born 15 January 1936  (London, England)
Actor best recognised as the flawed Captain Mike Yates in the Jon Pertwee era of 'Doctor Who'. Also dabbled in politics and has stood as a candidate in four general elections for four different parties! Maybe he needs to have another look at that blue crystal!
[Picture of Richard Franklin]


Fraser, Dawn
Born 4 September 1937  (Balmain, NSW, Australia)
Australian Olympic swimmer who caused controversy at the 1964 games in Tokyo when she stole an Olympic flag from outside Emperor Hirohito's palace.
[Picture of Dawn Fraser]


Fraser, Malcolm Malcolm Fraser is no longer with us
Born 21 May 1930  (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Died 20 March 2015  (Melbourne, Australia)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Australian Prime Minister from 1975-1983.
[Picture of Malcolm Fraser]


Fraser, Neale
Born 3 October 1933  (Melbourne, Australia)
Former tennis player. Wimbledon champion in 1960.
[Picture of Neale Fraser]


Freberg, Stan Stan Freberg is no longer with us
Born 7 August 1926  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 7 April 2015  (Santa Monica, California, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Voice actor and puppeteer who also went on the revolutionise advertising. Also made a series of satirical recordings for Capitol Records.
[Picture of Stan Freberg]


Fredriksson, Marie
Born 30 May 1958  (Össjo, Sweden)
Lead singer with Roxette. Had a cancerous brain tumour removed in September 2002.
[Picture of Marie Fredriksson]


Freeman, Jane
Born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales  (exact date unknown)
Actress, best known as Ivy in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Jane Freeman]


Freeman, Morgan
Born 1 June 1937  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Actor, who waited ages to make it big & ever since he did, with 'Driving Miss Daisy' in 1989, has been in a string of award-winning films.
[Picture of Morgan Freeman]


Friske, Zhanna Zhanna Friske is no longer with us
Born 8 July 1974  (Moscow, Russia)

Died 15 June 2015  (Balashikha, Russia)

Age at death: 40  (read death notice)
Russian actress and socialite.
[Picture of Zhanna Friske]


Fritzl, Joseph
Born 9 April 1935  (Amstetten, Austria)
Evil Austrian rapist, child molester & killer, whose bizarre story became one of 2008's most shocking, yet intriguing stories.
[Picture of Joseph Fritzl]


Fromme, Lynette "Squeaky"
Born 22 October 1948  (Santa Monica, California, USA)
Member of Charles Manson's cult, who attempted (and obviously failed) to assassinate Gerald Ford. Now serving life in prison.
[Picture of Lynette


Fronius, Günter
Born 11 November 1907  (Sibiu, Romania)
Austrian entrepreneur. Died in July 2015 but no obit.
[Picture of Günter Fronius]


Fry, Stephen
Born 24 August 1957  (London, England)
Cambridge-educated comedian, author, actor, wit and general smartarse.
[Picture of Stephen Fry]


Fry Irvin, Shirley
Born 30 June 1927  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Former tennis player. Won each of the "Grand Slam" of major tournaments in her career.
[Picture of Shirley Fry Irvin]


Fryer, Katherine
Born 26 August 1910  (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)
Artist known for her wood engravings.
[Picture of Katherine Fryer]


Fuchs, Ernst Ernst Fuchs is no longer with us
Born 13 February 1930  (Vienna, Austria)

Died 9 November 2015  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Austrian artist.
[Picture of Ernst Fuchs]


Fugate, Caril Ann
Born 30 July 1943  (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)
Girlfriend and accomplice of serial killer Charles Starkweather. Their robbery and murder spree inspired the 1974 film 'Badlands'.
[Picture of Caril Ann Fugate]


Fujiwara, Harry
Born 4 May 1935  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Professional wrestler, better known as 'Mr Fuji'.
[Picture of Harry Fujiwara]


Fullilove, Donald
Born 16 May 1958  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Actor best known for his role of Mayor Goldie Wilson in 'Back to the Future'. Maaaayyyyooor!
[Picture of Donald Fullilove]


Fullmer, Gene Gene Fullmer is no longer with us
Born 21 July 1931  (West Jordan, Utah, USA)

Died 27 April 2015  (Taylorsville, Utah, USA)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Former top middleweight boxer.
[Picture of Gene Fullmer]


Furie, Sidney J.
Born 28 February 1933  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian director of such films as 'The IPCRESS File', 'Lady Sings the Blues' and 'Superman IV: The Quest for Peace'.
[Picture of Sidney J. Furie]


Furlong, Edward
Born 2 August 1977  (Glendale, California, USA)
Actor - John Connor in 'Terminator 2'.
[Picture of Edward Furlong]


Furnish, David
Born 25 October 1962  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Filmmaker and long term partner of Elton John.
[Picture of David Furnish]


Furtsch, Evelyn
Born 17 April 1914  (San Diego, California, USA)
Retired athlete, a member of the American women's 4 x 100m relay team that won Olymic gold as Los Angeles in 1932. Died in March 2015 but no obit.
[Picture of Evelyn Furtsch]


Fyfe, Robert
Born 19 June 1925  (Alloa, Scotland)
Actor, the hen-pecked Howard in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Robert Fyfe]

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