Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2015: I


Iacocca, Lee
Born 15 October 1924  (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)
US businessman, former CEO of Chrysler cars.
[Picture of Lee Iacocca]


Ibbotson, Derek
Born 17 June 1932  (Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England)
Runner, won the bronze medal in the 1956 Olympic 5000m final. Made a MBE in the 2008 New Year's Honours.
[Picture of Derek Ibbotson]


Ibrahim, Abdullah
Born 9 October 1934  (Cape Town, South Africa)
Formerly known as Dollar Brand. Musician and composer.
[Picture of Abdullah Ibrahim]


Icke, David
Born 29 April 1952  (Leicester, Leicestershire, England)
Former footballer and sports presenter turned conspiracy theorist reincaranate.
[Picture of David Icke]


Idle, Eric
Born 29 March 1943  (South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England)
Member of Monty Python, actor & writer of comedy songs, including the recent musical, 'Spamalot'.
[Picture of Eric Idle]


Ieronymos II of Athens, Archbihsop
Born 10 March 1938  (Oinofyta, Greece)
Orthodox Archbishop of Athens since 2008.
[Picture of Archbihsop Ieronymos II of Athens]


Ifield, Frank
Born 30 November 1937  (Coventry, England)
Yodelling singer, popular in the UK in the early 1960s.
[Picture of Frank Ifield]


Ikeda, Daisaku
Born 2 January 1928  (Tokyo, Japan)
Buddist writer and leader.
[Picture of Daisaku Ikeda]


Ilia II of Georgia, Patriarch
Born 4 January 1933  (Vladikavkaz, Russia)
His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, the Archbishop of Mtskheta-Tbilisi and Metropolitan bishop of Bichvinta and Tskhum-Abkhazia. Try saying that with a mouthful of crisps!
[Picture of Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia]


Iliescu, Ion
Born 2 March 1930  (Oltenita, Romania)
Former President of Romania, replaced the hated Ceausescu in 1989. Had a 2nd spell as President between 2000-2004.
[Picture of Ion Iliescu]


Illingworth, Ray
Born 8 June 1932  (Pudsey, Yorkshire, England)
Former England cricket captain.
[Picture of Ray Illingworth]


Imus, Don
Born 23 July 1940  (Riverside, California, USA)
Radio DJ, another of the recent "shock jocks" popping up. Also a comedian & talk show host.
[Picture of Don Imus]


Inamori, Kazuo
Born 30 January 1932  (Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan)
Businessman. Chairman of Japan Airlines since 2010.
[Picture of Kazuo Inamori]


Indiana, Robert
Born 13 September 1928  (New Castle, Indiana, USA)
Artist, best known for his pop art work.
[Picture of Robert Indiana]


Ingham, Bernard
Born 21 June 1932  (Halifax, West Yorkshire, England)
Fat, gruff Yorkshire journalist who went on to become press secretary to Margaret Thatcher.
[Picture of Bernard Ingham]


Ingmann, Jørgen
Born 26 April 1925  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Danish musician, who won the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest together with his then wife, the late Grethe. Died in March 2015 but no obit.
[Picture of Jørgen Ingmann]


Innes-Ker, Guy
Born 18 November 1954  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
AKA the Duke of Roxburghe. British aristocrat and friend of Prince Andrew.
[Picture of Guy Innes-Ker]


Insole, Doug
Born 18 April 1926  (London, England)
Cricketer, who played for the Cambridge University and was captain of Essex for many years. Played nine Test matches for England in the 1950s. Dropped Geoffrey Boycott in 1967, who still feels insulted. Did Boycott pick him for the DDP?
[Picture of Doug Insole]


Iommi, Tony
Born 19 February 1948  (Birmingham, England)
Left-handed lead guitarist for heavy rock legends Black Sabbath since their formation in 1964.
[Picture of Tony Iommi]


Irenaios, Patriarch
Born 17 April 1939  (Samos, Greece)
140th patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem from 2001 to 2005.
[Picture of Patriarch Irenaios]


Irinej of Serbia, Patriarch
Born 28 August 1930  (Vidova, Kingdom of Yugoslavia)
Spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Serbs since 2010.
[Picture of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia]


Irvine, Eddie
Born 10 November 1965  (Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland)
Formula 1 racing driver who won four races and earned 191pts during his career. He retired in 2002 and started a second but more private career as a boxing champion, being honoured with a six month prison sentence for "mutual injury" in January 2014.
[Picture of Eddie Irvine]


Ishihara, Shintaro
Born 30 September 1932  (Suma-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan)
Japanese politician. Governor of Tokyo from 1999-2012.
[Picture of Shintaro Ishihara]


Islam, Tyzer
Date and place of birth unknown
One of those fly-by-night Youtube artists whom the team who picked him took exception to…
[Picture of Tyzer Islam]


Isley, Ronald
Born 21 May 1941  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
American singer, one of the Isley Brothers. Currently in prison for tax evasion & there are rumours that his health is not good.
[Picture of Ronald Isley]


Issoufou, Mahamadou
Born 1 January 1952  (Dandaji, Tahoua Department, Niger)
President of Niger since 2011. Born 1952.
[Picture of Mahamadou Issoufou]


Ito, Robert
Born 2 July 1931  (Vancouver, British Colombia, USA)
Candian-Japanese actor, best known as Sam Fujiyama in the hit 70s TV show 'Quincy M.E.' with the late Jack Klugman.
[Picture of Robert Ito]

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