Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2015: S


Sabol, Ed Ed Sabol is no longer with us
Born 11 September 1916  (Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA)

Died 9 February 2015  (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Co-founder of NFL films with his son Steve, who predeceased him in 2012.
[Picture of Ed Sabol]


Sabonis, Arvydas
Born 19 December 1964  (Kaunas, Lithuania)
Lithuanian basketball player.
[Picture of Arvydas Sabonis]


Sachs, Andrew
Born 7 April 1930  (Berlin, Germany)
Until 2008, best known as Manuel in 'Fawlty Towers'. Since Autumn 2008, he's been better known for receiving prank phone calls from overpaid Radio 2 presenters & having a rather sex-hungry granddaughter...
[Picture of Andrew Sachs]


Safer, Morley
Born 8 November 1931  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Veteran Canadian broadcaster. Host of CBS news programme '60 Minutes' since it's inception in 1970.
[Picture of Morley Safer]


Safin, Marat
Born 27 January 1980  (Moscow, Russia)
Mercurial Russian former tennis player.
[Picture of Marat Safin]


Sahl, Mort
Born 11 May 1927  (Montreal, Canada)
Canadian stand up comedian & humourist, as well as being a political speechwriter.
[Picture of Mort Sahl]


Saďd, Wafic
Born 21 December 1943  (Damascus, Syria)
Syrian businessman.
[Picture of Wafic Saďd]


Said Al Said of Oman, Qaboos bin
Born 18 November 1940  (Salalah, Oman)
Sultan of Oman since 1970, when he overthew his father. Hmmm little bit Oedipal that...
[Picture of Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman]


Saint, Eva Marie
Born 4 July 1924  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Actress, best known for her role in 'North by Northwest'.
[Picture of Eva Marie Saint]


Saint, Johnny
Born 29 June 1941  (Failsworth, Lancashire, England)
Retired English wrestler.
[Picture of Johnny Saint]


Sakamoto, Ryuichi
Born 17 January 1952  (Tokyo, Japan)
Founding member of the Japanese electronic music band, Yellow House Orchestra.
[Picture of Ryuichi Sakamoto]


Saks, Gene Gene Saks is no longer with us
Born 8 November 1921  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 28 March 2015  (East Hampton, New York, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Tony Award winning director best known for his collaborations with playwright Neil Simon. Directed the film version of 'The Odd Couple' as well as the stage version.
[Picture of Gene Saks]


Sakurai, Masahiro
Born 3 August 1970  (Tokyo, Japan)
Video game designer. Created the Kirby and Super Smash Bros. series.
[Picture of Masahiro Sakurai]


Saldivar, Yolanda
Born 19 September 1960  (Jimenez, Tamaulipas, Mexico)
Killer of popular Mexican singer Selena.
[Picture of Yolanda Saldivar]


Saleh, Ali Abdullah
Born 21 March 1946  (Al Ahmar, Yemen)
President of Yemen since 1990.
[Picture of Ali Abdullah Saleh]


Sallis, Peter
Born 1 February 1921  (Twickenham, Middlesex, England)
Comic actor who played Norman Clegg in the British TV series 'Last of the Summer Wine'. More recently he has provided the voice of Wallace out of 'Wallace & Gromit'. Cracking!
[Picture of Peter Sallis]


Sammartino, Bruno
Born 6 October 1935  (Pizzoferrato, Italy)
Popular Italian wrestler in the 1960s and '70s
[Picture of Bruno Sammartino]


Samphan, Khieu
Born 27 July 1931  (Svay Rieng, French Indochina (now Cambodia))
Cambodian communist politician, President of the State Presidium of Democratic Kampuchea from 1976 to 1979.
[Picture of Khieu Samphan]


Sánchez, Eleuterio
Born 15 April 1942  (Salamanca, Spain)
Once Spain's most wanted man and known as "El Lute". Pardoned in 1981.
[Picture of Eleuterio Sánchez]


Sánchez de Lozada, Gonzalo
Born 1 July 1930  (La Paz, Bolivia)
President of Bolivia on two occasions.
[Picture of Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada]


Sandemo, Margit
Born 23 April 1924  (Lena, Norway)
Norwegian-Swedish historical fantasy author.
[Picture of Margit Sandemo]


Sandom, Doug
Born 26 February 1933  (place of birth unknown)
Original drummer for the British mod legends, The Who.
[Picture of Doug Sandom]


Sandon, Henry
Born 10 August 1928  (London, England)
'Antiques Roadshow' regular and authority on Royal Worcester porcelain.
[Picture of Henry Sandon]


Sandrich, Jay
Born 24 February 1932  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Televison director, mainly of sitcoms such as 'Soap', 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and 'The Golden Girls'.
[Picture of Jay Sandrich]


Sangster, Gladys
Born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England  (exact date unknown)
One of Britain's last 'Canary Babies'. Born c. 1917.
[Picture of Gladys Sangster]


Santambrogio, Mauro
Born 7 October 1984  (Erba, Lombardy, Italy)
Italian professional cyclist.
[Picture of Mauro Santambrogio]


Santana, Manuel
Born 10 July 1938  (Madrid, Spain)
Former tennis player, Wimbledon Champion in 1966.
[Picture of Manuel Santana]


Santer, Jaques
Born 18 May 1937  (Wasserbillig, Luxembourg)
Prime Minster or Luxembourg from 1984 to 1995, and President of the European Commission from 1995 to 1999.
[Picture of Jaques Santer]


Sapin, Michel
Born 9 April 1952  (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)
French politician, served as Minister of Finance since 2014.
[Picture of Michel Sapin]


Sárközy, Pál
Born 5 May 1928  (Budapest, Hungary)
Father of former Presdent of France Nicolas Sarkozy
[Picture of Pál Sárközy]


Sarne, Mike
Born 6 August 1940  (London, England)
Actor and singer with a varied career in television and film as well as the pop charts.
[Picture of Mike Sarne]


Sarosy, Zoltan
Born 23 August 1906  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian chess grandmaster.
[Picture of Zoltan Sarosy]


Saunders, Ernest
Born 21 October 1935  (place of birth unknown)
Convicted fraudster who was released from prison early because he had Alzheimer's Disease, only to make a full recovery, the only man ever to do so. Hmmm...
[Picture of Ernest Saunders]


Saunders, Jennifer
Born 6 July 1958  (Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England)
Actress and comedian who emerged from the alternative comedy scene of the 1980s with her on-screen partner Dawn French. Later wrote and starred in the hugely successful '90s sitcom 'Absolutely Fabulous'.
[Picture of Jennifer Saunders]


Savage, Robbie
Born 18 October 1974  (Wrexham, Wales)
Gobshite footballer turned gobshite TV pundit.
[Picture of Robbie Savage]


Savident, John
Born 21 January 1938  (Guernsey, Channel Islands)
TV actor, played Fred Elliott in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of John Savident]


Sawa, Metropolitan
Born 14 April 1938  (place of birth unknown)
Leader of the Polish Orthodox Church since 1998.
[Picture of Metropolitan Sawa]


Sawyer, Connie
Born 27 November 1912  (Oakland, California, USA)
Actress considered the oldest working in the business.
[Picture of Connie Sawyer]


Scahill, Jeremy
Born 18 October 1974  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Investigative journalist with The Nation magazine in the USA.
[Picture of Jeremy Scahill]


Scales, Prunella
Born 22 June 1932  (Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England)
Actress - played Sybil Fawlty in 'Fawlty Towers' and went on to appear in 'After Henry' and various Tesco adverts. Wife of Timothy West, and frankly the pair of insufferable Bible-bashers deserve each other.
[Picture of Prunella Scales]


Scarfo, Sr., Nicodemo
Born 8 March 1929  (New York City, New York, USA)
Gangster, boss of the Philadelphia crime family.
[Picture of Nicodemo Scarfo, Sr.]


Scargill, Arthur
Born 11 January 1938  (Worsbrough Dale, South Yorkshire, England)
Former miner, Communist, and president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). Fought a bitter battle of wills with Margaret Thatcher during the 1984-85 miners' strike, lost, and then founded his own political party, the Socialist Labour Party.
[Picture of Arthur Scargill]


Schäfer, Hans
Born 19 October 1927  (Köln-Zollstock, Germany)
Former West German international footballer. One of the heroes of the country's unexpected World Cup triumph in 1954.
[Picture of Hans Schäfer]


Schaller, Simone
Born 12 August 1912  (South Manchester, Connecticut, USA)
American athlete who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Olympic Games.
[Picture of Simone Schaller]


Schallert, William
Born 6 July 1922  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actor with 150 film credits to his name, but somehow manages to have avoided hitting the big time.
[Picture of William Schallert]


Schapiro, Miriam
Born 15 November 1923  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian-born feminist artist. Died in June 2015 but no obit.
[Picture of Miriam Schapiro]


Schappell, George
Born 18 September 1961  (Reading, Pennsylvania, USA)
With Lori, one of a pair of cojoined twins.
[Picture of George Schappell]


Schappell, Lori
Born 18 September 1961  (Reading, Pennsylvania, USA)
With George, one of a pair of cojoined twins.
[Picture of Lori Schappell]


Scharfenstein, Fritz
Born 14 June 1925  (Aue, Saxony, Germany)
Ex-Ministry for guidance and control of the district and regional councils in Germany.
[Picture of Fritz Scharfenstein]


Scheel, Walter
Born 8 July 1919  (Solingen, Germany)
Federal President of West Germany, 1974-79.
[Picture of Walter Scheel]


Schelling, Thomas
Born 14 April 1921  (Oakland, California, USA)
Economist & Professor - a key name in US Security policies & global warming pressure groups over the years.
[Picture of Thomas Schelling]


Schenk, Dale
Date and place of birth unknown
CEO of Prothena, now suffering from pancreatic cancer.
[Picture of Dale Schenk]


Scheungraber, Josef
Born 8 September 1918  (Bavaria, Germany)
Nazi, born 1918. Accused of killing 14 people in Falzano in 1944. Died in July 2015 but no obit.
[Picture of Josef Scheungraber]


Schifrin, Lalo
Born 21 June 1932  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Argentinian composer whose most famous tune is the theme for 'Mission: Impossible'. Dum Dum Der Num, Dum Dum Derrr Num...
[Picture of Lalo Schifrin]


Schmeiser, Louise
Date and place of birth unknown
Wife of Canadian Right Livelihood Award laureate Percy Schmeiser.
[Picture of Louise Schmeiser]


Schmeiser, Percy
Born 5 January 1931  (Bruno, Saskatchewan, Canada)
Canadian farmer, who specializes in breeding and growing canola.
[Picture of Percy Schmeiser]


Schmidt, Helmut Helmut Schmidt is no longer with us
Born 23 December 1918  (Hamburg, Germany)

Died 10 November 2015  (Hamburg, Germany)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
German politician from the left-of-centre SPD party. Served as Chancellor of Germany from 1974-82.
[Picture of Helmut Schmidt]


Schmidt, Milt
Born 5 March 1918  (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian NFL Hockey centre, played mostly for the Boston Bruins.
[Picture of Milt Schmidt]


Schmieder, Werner
Born 11 November 1926  (Possendorf, Germany)
Minister of Finance in the former East Germany from 1980-81.
[Picture of Werner Schmieder]


Schmitt, Harrison
Born 3 June 1935  (Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA)
Former Astronaut, the last to set foot on the moon. Later a US senator for New Mexico.
[Picture of Harrison Schmitt]


Schneider, Anne
Date and place of birth unknown
Wife of Nikolaus Schneider, the former head of the German Evangelical Church (EKD).
[Picture of Anne Schneider]


Schuck, Empress
Born 19 February 1993  (Philippines)
Filipina-German child actress and commercial model.
[Picture of Empress Schuck]


Schuller, Robert H. Robert H. Schuller is no longer with us
Born 16 September 1926  (Alton, Iowa, USA)

Died 2 April 2015  (Artesia, California, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
American televangelist and pastor.
[Picture of Robert H. Schuller]


Schumacher, Michael
Born 3 January 1969  (Hürth-Hermülheim, Cologne, Germany)
Racing driver who has won the Formula 1 world championship enough times to drain the EU champagne lake dry. Suffered serious head injuries after a skiing accident late in 2013.
[Picture of Michael Schumacher]


Schwanitz, Wolfgang
Born 26 June 1930  (Berlin, Germany)
Last Head of the Stasi in East Germany.
[Picture of Wolfgang Schwanitz]


Schweiker, Richard Richard Schweiker is no longer with us
Born 1 June 1926  (Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA)

Died 31 July 2015  (Pomona, New Jersey, USA)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Former Secretary of Health and Human Services under Ronald Reagan.
[Picture of Richard Schweiker]


Scorsese, Martin
Born 17 November 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Award winning Italian-American movie director.
[Picture of Martin Scorsese]


Scott, Janette
Born 14 December 1938  (Morecambe, Lancashire, England)
Actress, daughter of the legendary Thora Hird.
[Picture of Janette Scott]


Scott, Jock
Date and place of birth unknown
Terminally-ill punk poet who decided to take the palliative care route.
[Picture of Jock Scott]


Scott, Ridley
Born 30 November 1937  (South Shields, Tyne and Wear)
Successful English director, famous for the films 'Alien', 'Bladerunner' and 'Gladiator'.
[Picture of Ridley Scott]


Scott, Stuart Stuart Scott is no longer with us
Born 19 July 1965  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Died 4 January 2015  (Avon, Connecticut, USA)

Age at death: 49  (read death notice)
Sportscaster for ESPN in the USA.
[Picture of Stuart Scott]


Scott-Lee, Lisa
Born 5 November 1975  (Rhyl, Wales)
Singer with 90s boy/girl band Steps.
[Picture of Lisa Scott-Lee]


Scribner, Aimee
Date and place of birth unknown
Hollywood film producer ('Frozen').
[Picture of Aimee Scribner]


Scullion, Leo
Born 10 April 1958  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Snooker referee, now suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Leo Scullion]


Sedgman, Frank
Born 29 October 1927  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian tennis player, winner of 5 grand slam titles.
[Picture of Frank Sedgman]


Seeler, Uwe
Born 5 November 1936  (Hamburg, Germany)
Diminutive striker for Hamburger SV and West Germany.
[Picture of Uwe Seeler]


Segal, Jeffrey
Born 1 August 1920  (London, England)
Actor, best known, to a certain age of UK society, as Arthur Perkins in 'Rentaghost'. Died in February 2015 but surprisingly no obit has been forthcoming...
[Picture of Jeffrey Segal]


Seghizzi, Cecillia
Born 5 September 1908  (Gorizia, Italy)
Italian composer, painter and teacher.
[Picture of Cecillia Seghizzi]


Segovia, Manuel
Born in Ayapa, Mexico  (exact date unknown)
One of the last known speakers of the ancient Mexican language of Ayapaneco. Born 1939.
[Picture of Manuel Segovia]


Segura, Pancho
Born 20 June 1921  (Guayaquil, Ecuador)
Ecuadorian professional tennis player in the days before the Open era.
[Picture of Pancho Segura]


Seidel, Erik
Born 6 November 1959  (New York City, New York, USA)
Professional poker player.
[Picture of Erik Seidel]


Selleck, Tom
Born 29 January 1945  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Impressively 'tached star of 'Magnum PI', amongst many other films & TV shows.
[Picture of Tom Selleck]


Selten, Reinhard
Born 5 October 1930  (Breslau, Germany)
German economist.
[Picture of Reinhard Selten]


Sen, Amartya
Born 3 November 1933  (Manikganj, British India (now in Bangladesh))
Indian economist.
[Picture of Amartya Sen]


Sen, Hun
Born 5 August 1952  (Peam Koh Sna, Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia)
Prime Minister of Cambodia since 1985.
[Picture of Hun Sen]


Senar, Müzeyyen Müzeyyen Senar is no longer with us
Born 16 July 1918  (Bursa, Turkey)

Died 8 February 2015  (Izmir, Turkey)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Turkish classical music performer.
[Picture of Müzeyyen Senar]


Sensible, Captain
Born 23 April 1955  (London, England)
Guitarist/bassist with punks The Damned. You wot?
[Picture of Captain Sensible]


Sentamu, John
Born 10 June 1949  (Kampala, Uganda)
Outspoken & high profile Archbishop of York.
[Picture of John Sentamu]


Serbedžija, Rade
Born 27 July 1946  (Bunic, Croatia)
Serbo-Croat actor, often employed in Hollywood as a suitably eastern european heavy.
[Picture of Rade Serbedžija]


Serkis, Andy
Born 20 April 1964  (Ruislip, Middlesex, England)
Versatile British actor, best known for voicing Gollum in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the 'Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.
[Picture of Andy Serkis]


Serpico, Frank
Born 14 April 1936  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
New York police officer who's stand against corruption in the department was the subject of Sidney Lumet's 1971 film starring Al Pacino.
[Picture of Frank Serpico]


Serrano, Julieta
Born 2 January 1933  (Barcelona, Spain)
Spanish theatre and cinema actress.
[Picture of Julieta Serrano]


Serres, Michel
Born 1 September 1930  (Agen, France)
French philosopher.
[Picture of Michel Serres]


Serwaa II, Nana Juaben
Date and place of birth unknown
Queen of Juaben. Born c. 1912.
[Picture of Nana Juaben Serwaa II]


Seselj, Vojislav
Born 11 October 1954  (Sarajevo, Bosnia)
Serbian politician, currently on trial at the Hague for war crimes. Went on hunger strike in 2006, but as he was a lardarse beforehand, this only resulted in him looking trimmer, rather than gaunt.
[Picture of Vojislav Seselj]


Sexton, Mike
Born 22 September 1947  (Shelby, Indiana, USA)
Professional poker player and commentator, member of the Poker Hall of Fame.
[Picture of Mike Sexton]


Sey, Seinabo
Born 7 October 1990  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Seinabo Sey]


Shaeri, Khalid bin Mohsin
Date and place of birth unknown
Morbidly obese Saudi man who was airlifted out of his own home in 2013. Born c. 1993.
[Picture of Khalid bin Mohsin Shaeri]


Shagari, Shehu
Born 25 February 1925  (Shagari, Sokoto State, Nigeria)
President of Nigeria from 1979-1983.
[Picture of Shehu Shagari]


Shaheen, Nusrit
Date and place of birth unknown
British woman who suffers from Harlequin-type ichthyosis. Born c. 1984.
[Picture of Nusrit Shaheen]


Shakira, (singer)
Born 2 February 1977  (Barranquilla, California, USA)
Oft-gyrating, scantily-clad Colombian singer.
[Picture of (singer) Shakira]


Shaladi, Maysoon
Born 10 October 1979  (Hertfordshire, England)
Actress, model and TV presenter. Appeared on the ninth series of Big Brother UK.
[Picture of Maysoon Shaladi]


Shalhoub, Tony
Born 9 October 1953  (Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)
Actor. Played Antonio Scarpacci in the 1990s TV series, Wings and Monk in, er…'Monk'.
[Picture of Tony Shalhoub]


Shalit, Gene
Born 25 May 1926  (New York City, New York, USA)
Colourful film and book critic for NBC's 'The Today Show' since 1973.
[Picture of Gene Shalit]


Shannon, Mary Jo
Born 26 July 1934  (Arkansa, USA)
Mother of Kris Jenner and grandmother of Kim Kardashian. Time-travelling assassins, take note…
[Picture of Mary Jo Shannon]


Shapley, Lloyd
Born 2 June 1923  (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
Mathematician whom many credit for the development of Game Theory. I wonder how he'd work out the odds of winning the Derby Dead Pool?
[Picture of Lloyd Shapley]


Sharapova, Maria
Born 19 April 1987  (Nayagan, Russia)
Pretty tennis player with the off-putting grunt.
[Picture of Maria Sharapova]


Sharif, Nawaz
Born 10 December 1949  (Lahore, Pakistan)
Controversial former Prime Minister of Pakistan. However his popularity in Pakistan has made him a hero (and a potential suicide bomb target) amongst many young Pakistanis.
[Picture of Nawaz Sharif]


Sharif, Omar Omar Sharif is no longer with us
Born 10 April 1932  (Alexandria, Egypt)

Died 10 July 2015  (Cairo, Egypt)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Actor and bridge-player who will probably be remembered for his roles in the David Lean epics 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Dr Zhivago', rather than for his role in headbutting a French policeman in 2003. Real name: Michael Shalhoub.
[Picture of Omar Sharif]


Sharp, Gene
Born 21 January 1928  (North Baltimore, Ohio, USA)
Founder of the Albert Einstein Institution and ex-professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
[Picture of Gene Sharp]


Sharpe, William F.
Born 16 June 1934  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
American economist.
[Picture of William F. Sharpe]


Sharpton, Rev Al
Born 3 October 1954  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Evangelist and civil rights activist, and candidate for the 2004 Democratic US presidential election.
[Picture of Rev Al Sharpton]


Shatner, William
Born 22 March 1931  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Actor who will forever be known as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise, playing the character in the original 'Star Trek' series and reprising the role in seven of the films and various related spin-offs.
[Picture of William Shatner]


Sheehan, Neil
Born 27 October 1936  (Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)
Pulitzer Prrize-winning journalist.
[Picture of Neil Sheehan]


Sheen, Charlie
Born 3 September 1965  (New York, New York, USA)
Born Carlos Estevez, he was hugely popular in the 1980s, but since then has been embroiled in a string of scandals involving firearms, prostitutes, cocaine and violent behaviour, which has dimmed his shining star somewhat.
[Picture of Charlie Sheen]


Sheen, Gillian
Born 21 August 1928  (London, England)
British Olympic fencer.
[Picture of Gillian Sheen]


Sheen, Martin
Born 3 August 1940  (Dayton, Ohio, USA)
Irish/Hispanic/American actor whose most notable roles have included Captain Willard in the classic film 'Apocalypse Now' and the President in TV series 'The West Wing'.
[Picture of Martin Sheen]


Shekau, Abubakar
Born in Niger  (exact date unknown)
Leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. Born 1969.
[Picture of Abubakar Shekau]


Shepherd, Robbie
Born in Dunecht, Aberdeenshire, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Scottish broadcaster and author, famous for presenting shows on BBC Radio Scotland and writing a column in Doric for Press and Journal. Born c. 1936.
[Picture of Robbie Shepherd]


Sheridan, "Colonel" Bob
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA  (exact date unknown)
Boxing announcer since the 1970s and has commentated on some of the biggest fights of all time, including the 'Thrilla in Manila'. Has had four heart attacks. Born 1944.
[Picture of


Sheridan, Liz
Born 10 April 1929  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actress and former fiancée of the legendary James Dean.
[Picture of Liz Sheridan]


Sherman, Allie
Born 10 February 1923  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Former American Football player and coach.
[Picture of Allie Sherman]


Sherman, Richard M.
Born 12 June 1928  (New York, New York, USA)
Hollywood music composer, mostly worked on Disney films. Came up up with the word "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", the aural assault that is 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang', and the songs in any number of Disney's 'Winnie the Pooh' travesties.
[Picture of Richard M. Sherman]


Sherman, Russell
Born in New York City, New York, USA  (exact date unknown)
American classical pianist. Born 1930.
[Picture of Russell Sherman]


Sherwood, Madeleine
Born 13 November 1922  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Canadian actress.
[Picture of Madeleine Sherwood]


Shinohara, Noriko
Born in Takaoka, Japan  (exact date unknown)
Wife of Japanese Neo-Dadaist arist Ushio Sinohara, of whom they are subjects of the documentary, 'Cutie and the Boxer'. Born in 1953.
[Picture of Noriko Shinohara]


Shinohara, Ushio
Born in Tokyo, Japan  (exact date unknown)
Japanese Neo-Dadaist arist. Subject of the 2013 documentary, 'Cutie and the Boxer'. Born in 1932.
[Picture of Ushio Shinohara]


Shivdasani, Sadhana Sadhana Shivdasani is no longer with us
Born 2 September 1941  (Karachi, British India (now in Pakistan))

Died 25 December 2015  (Mumbai, India)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
Bollywood film actress.
[Picture of Sadhana Shivdasani]


Shivers, Brian
Date and place of birth unknown
Man accused of the murder of two soldiers at Massereene barracks in 2009. Born 1965.
[Picture of Brian Shivers]


Shklyaeva, Yekaterina
Born 2 November 1937  (Buranovo, Russia)
One of the "Russian Grannies" who took part in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest.
[Picture of Yekaterina Shklyaeva]


Shreve, Larry
Born 11 January 1941  (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Former WWE wrestler known as "Abdullah the Butcher".
[Picture of Larry Shreve]


Shu-chen, Wu
Born 11 July 1953  (Madou, Tainan, Taiwan)
Wife of the Taiwanese President, who despite being wheelchair-bound after a tractor ran her over, not once, but twice(!), has hit the headlines for her role in insider trading & now faces embezzlement & perjury charges.
[Picture of Wu Shu-chen]


Shue, Elisabeth
Born 6 October 1963  (Wilmington, Delaware, USA)
Actress who often played "the girlfriend" in 1980s films such as 'The Karate Kid' and the Back to the Future sequels.
[Picture of Elisabeth Shue]


Shultz, George
Born 13 December 1920  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former US Secretary of State between 1982-1989.
[Picture of George Shultz]


Shwe, Than
Born 2 February 1933  (Kyaykse, Mandalay, Myanmar)
Reclusive & controversial Head of State of Burma. Allegedly very ill, but as with many things with Shwe, it's all rumours so far.
[Picture of Than Shwe]


Siew, Vincent
Born 3 January 1939  (Chiayi City, Taiwan)
Vice President of the Republic of China.
[Picture of Vincent Siew]


Sifford, Charlie Charlie Sifford is no longer with us
Born 2 June 1922  (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)

Died 3 February 2015  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
African-American professional golfer who helped break the PGA segregation in the 1960s.
[Picture of Charlie Sifford]


Silla, Felix
Born 11 January 1937  (Rome, Italy)
Actor - played Cousin Itt in 'The Addams Family'.
[Picture of Felix Silla]


Silveria, David
Born 21 September 1972  (San Leandro, California, USA)
Drummer with rock band Korn from 1993-2006.
[Picture of David Silveria]


Sim, Gerald
Born 4 February 1925  (Liverpool, England)
British TV & film actor, in a host of roles, including the vicar in 'To The Manor Born'. Died in December 2014 but not announced until March. No points...
[Picture of Gerald Sim]


Sim, Sheila
Born 5 June 1922  (Liverpool, England)
Actress, wife of Sir Richard Attenborough.
[Picture of Sheila Sim]


Simmons, Richard
Born 12 July 1948  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Annoying physical fitness expert, often on TV.
[Picture of Richard Simmons]


Simon, Abbey
Born 8 January 1922  (New York City, New York, USA)
American classical pianist.
[Picture of Abbey Simon]


Simon, Neil
Born 4 July 1927  (The Bronx, New York, USA)
Playwright & screenwriter, creator of 'The Odd Couple' amongst others.
[Picture of Neil Simon]


Simon, Paul
Born 13 October 1941  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Successful singer-songwriter who first found fame in the 1960s with singing partner Art Garfunkel before continuing with a solo career of similar distinction.
[Picture of Paul Simon]


Simon, Sam Sam Simon is no longer with us
Born 6 June 1955  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 8 March 2015  (Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, USA)

Age at death: 59  (read death notice)
Television writer and producer who helped create 'The Simpsons'.
[Picture of Sam Simon]


Simonot, Renée
Born 10 September 1911  (Le Havre, France)
French actress.
[Picture of Renée Simonot]


Simpson, Alan
Born 27 November 1929  (London, England)
One half of arguably Britain's greatest comedy writing team with his partner Ray Galton. Created 'Hancock's Half Hour' and 'Steptoe and Son'.
[Picture of Alan Simpson]


Simpson, Dudley
Born 4 October 1922  (Melbourne, Australia)
Prolific composer on TV shows such as 'Doctor Who' and 'Blake's 7'.
[Picture of Dudley Simpson]


Simpson, O. J.
Born 9 July 1947  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Murderer. Sorry, we mean bad actor & very good American footballer who had, shall we say, a "spot of bother" with the law in the 1990s. Another "spot of bother" saw him jailed in 2008 - this time being violent robbery, amongst other things!
[Picture of O. J. Simpson]


Sinclair, Angus
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Scottish serial killer. Sentenced in 2014 to life in prison for the World's End Murders in 1977.
[Picture of Angus Sinclair]


Sinclair, Clive
Born 30 July 1940  (Richmond, London, England)
Businessman & entrepreneur, the man behind the ZX81 & Spectrum computers and much more infamously, the C5 electronic bike/buggy/car, which, quite frankly, was an unmitigated disaster.
[Picture of Clive Sinclair]


Siner, Guy
Born 16 October 1947  (New York City, New York, USA)
American-born British actor. Best known as the camp Lieutenant Gruber in ''Allo 'Allo!'. Little known fact: he's the cousin of the DDP's second ever hit, Simon Cadell!
[Picture of Guy Siner]


Singh, Fauja
Born 1 April 1911  (Beas Pind, India)
Possibily the oldest man ever to compete in a marathon. Retired from competitive running in 2013 at the age of 102!
[Picture of Fauja Singh]


Singh, Jaswant
Born 3 January 1938  (Jasol, Rajasthan, India)
Indian politician. Held many positions during the NDA regime from 1998 to 2004.
[Picture of Jaswant Singh]


Singleton, Valerie
Born 9 April 1937  (Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England)
TV presenter, best known as part of the immortal 1960s line up on 'Blue Peter' with John Noakes and Peter Purves. Also presented 'The Money Programme'.
[Picture of Valerie Singleton]


Sirhan, Sirhan
Born 19 March 1944  (Jerusalem, Israel)
Assassin of Robert Kennedy, currently serving life imprisonment in a Californian jail.
[Picture of Sirhan Sirhan]


Sirikit, Queen
Born 12 August 1932  (Bangkok, Thailand)
Queen consort of Thailand.
[Picture of Queen Sirikit]


Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson
Born 29 October 1938  (Monrovia, Liberia)
President of Liberia.
[Picture of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf]


Sivell, Laurie
Born 8 February 1951  (Lowestoft, England)
British footballer, played as a goalkeeper for Ipswich Town from 1969 to 1984.
[Picture of Laurie Sivell]


Siyavus, Amber
Born 17 March 1980  (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
Houseguest on Big Brother US 8.
[Picture of Amber Siyavus]


Skerritt, Tom
Born 25 August 1933  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Actor whom many might recognise as Captain Dallas in the original 'Alien' film from 1979.
[Picture of Tom Skerritt]


Skinner, Dennis
Born 11 February 1932  (Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England)
Labour MP, the self-styled "Beast of Bolsover". Firebrand maverick of Parliament, one of the few MPs to actually speak his mind, no matter how much trouble it gets him in.
[Picture of Dennis Skinner]


Skou, Jens C.
Born 8 October 1918  (Lemvig, Denmark)
Danish chemist and co-winnrer of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1997.
[Picture of Jens C. Skou]


Sledge, Percy Percy Sledge is no longer with us
Born 25 November 1940  (Leighton, Alabama, USA)

Died 14 April 2015  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
Soul singer, best remembered for singing 'When A Man Loves A Woman'.
[Picture of Percy Sledge]


Slenczynska, Ruth
Born 15 January 1925  (Sacramento, California, USA)
American pianist.
[Picture of Ruth Slenczynska]


Slick, Grace
Born 30 October 1939  (Evanston, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer, of Jefferson Airplane, Starship and alcoholism fame.
[Picture of Grace Slick]


Slocombe, Douglas
Born 10 February 1913  (London, England)
Cinematographer, particularly well remembered for his work on many of the Ealing comedies.
[Picture of Douglas Slocombe]


Smethurst, Jack
Born 9 April 1932  (Collyhurst, Manchester, England)
Actor, mainly in comedies - perhaps best known as a racist in 'Love Thy Neighbour' in the 1970s.
[Picture of Jack Smethurst]


Smith, Harry Leslie
Born 25 February 1923  (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England)
British writer and political commentator. Served in the Royal Air Force during World War II.
[Picture of Harry Leslie Smith]


Smith, Huey "Piano"
Born 26 January 1934  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Influential rock and roll piano player best known for 'Don't You Just Know it'.
[Picture of Huey


Smith, Ian
Born 19 June 1938  (Melbourne, Australia)
Harold Bishop of Neighbours fame.
[Picture of Ian Smith]


Smith, Jenny Lee
Born 2 December 1948  (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)
Woman golfer who won the inaugural British Open in 1976.
[Picture of Jenny Lee Smith]


Smith, Keely
Born 9 March 1932  (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)
Jazz singer.
[Picture of Keely Smith]


Smith, Kevin
Born 2 August 1970  (Red Bank, New Jersey, USA)
American comedian & actor, now a film director, producer & screenwriter.
[Picture of Kevin Smith]


Smith, Liz
Born 11 December 1925  (Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England)
A latecomer to the world of TV/film acting, who didn't get her first screen role until the age of 45. Now specialises in playing batty old ladies and appearing on camp chat shows.
[Picture of Liz Smith]


Smith, M.J.K.
Born 30 June 1933  (Leicester, England)
Former international batsman. Captain of England from 1963-66.
[Picture of M.J.K. Smith]


Smith, Madeline
Born 2 August 1949  (Hartfield, Sussex, England)
Buxom actress of Hammer films and comedies.
[Picture of Madeline Smith]


Smith, Maggie
Born 28 December 1934  (Ilford, Essex, England)
Actress who started out on stage with the likes of Laurence Olivier, before making the transition to the big screen and appearing in 'Death On The Nile' and 'A Room With A View', and more recently in 'Downton Abbey'.
[Picture of Maggie Smith]


Smith, Mark E.
Born 5 March 1957  (Broughton, Lancashire, England)
Lead singer of punk band, The Fall, who has made a number of bizarre & controversial appearances in the media since.
[Picture of Mark E. Smith]


Smith, Nicholas Nicholas Smith is no longer with us
Born 5 March 1934  (Banstead, Surrey, England)

Died 6 December 2015  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
Actor, best known as the Grace Bros. store manager Mr. Rumbold in the hit sitcom 'Are You Being Served?'.
[Picture of Nicholas Smith]


Smith, Putter
Born 19 January 1941  (California, USA)
Jazz bassist and former actor. Played homosexual hitman Mr. Kidd in the 1971 Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever'.
[Picture of Putter Smith]


Smith, Ron
Date and place of birth unknown
Comic book artist who created Judge Dredd for 2000AD. Born 1924.
[Picture of Ron Smith]


Smith, Sam
Born 19 May 1992  (London, England)
British singer-songwriter, rose to stardom, being featured on 'Latch' by Disclosure. Later had his own hits, including 'Stay With Me' and 'I'm Not The Only One'.
[Picture of Sam Smith]


Smith, Terri
Date and place of birth unknown
Reputedly the World's fattest woman, weighing in at 50 stone. Born 1961.
[Picture of Terri Smith]


Smith, Tim
Born 3 July 1961  (Carshalton, Surrey, England)
Lead singer of art rock band The Cardiacs.
[Picture of Tim Smith]


Smith, Tommy
Born 5 April 1945  (Liverpool, England)
Former Liverpool footballer, nicknamed "The Anfield Iron".
[Picture of Tommy Smith]


Smith, Vernon L.
Born 1 January 1927  (Wichita, Kansas, USA)
Professor of economics at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics in California.
[Picture of Vernon L. Smith]


Smith, Walter
Born 24 February 1948  (Larnark, Scotland)
Former manager of Everton FC and Rangers FC.
[Picture of Walter Smith]


Smith, Wilbur
Born 9 January 1933  (Kabwe, Zambia)
Very successful author, whose works have a strong African theme.
[Picture of Wilbur Smith]


Snowden, Edward
Born 21 June 1983  (Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA)
Former computer speicialist with the CIA and National Security Agency who leaked details of an extensive network of electronic mail and internet snooping by authorities in 2013. Now resident in Russia.
[Picture of Edward Snowden]


Snuka, Jimmy
Born 18 May 1943  (Fiji Islands)
Professional wrestler.
[Picture of Jimmy Snuka]


Snyder, Gary
Born 8 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Poet. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for 'Turtle Island' in 1975.
[Picture of Gary Snyder]


Soames, Nicholas
Born 12 February 1948  (Croydon, England)
British Member of Parliament for Crawley from 1983 to 1997. Grandson of Winston Churchill.
[Picture of Nicholas Soames]


Soares, Mario
Born 7 December 1924  (Lisbon, Portugal)
Former President & Prime Minister of Portugal.
[Picture of Mario Soares]


Sobell, Morton
Born 11 April 1917  (New York City, New York, USA)
Engineer for General Electric and Reeves Electronics. Tried and convicted in 1951 of espionage and sentenced to 30 years in prison, but was released in 1969.
[Picture of Morton Sobell]


Sobers, Garfield
Born 28 July 1936  (Bridgetown, Barbados)
Legendary West Indian cricketer, who, amongst other things, was the first batsman to hit six sixes off an over, back in 1968.
[Picture of Garfield Sobers]


Sofia of Spain, Queen
Born 2 November 1938  (Psychiko, Athens, Greece)
Greece-born Queen consort of Spain and wife of King Juan Carlos.
[Picture of Queen Sofia of Spain]


Soles, Paul
Born 11 August 1930  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian actor, original voice of Spider-Man.
[Picture of Paul Soles]


Sölle, Horst
Born 3 June 1924  (Leipzig, Germany)
Former Minister of Foreign Trade and German internal trade of the German Democratic Republic.
[Picture of Horst Sölle]


Solow, Robert
Born 23 August 1924  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Nobel Prize-winning economist.
[Picture of Robert Solow]


Somers, Daryl
Born 6 August 1951  (Geelong, Victoria, Australia)
Australian television personality and musician.
[Picture of Daryl Somers]


Somerset, David
Born 23 February 1928  (place of birth unknown)
11th Duke of Beaufort, descended from the House of Plantagenet, the nob.
[Picture of David Somerset]


Sondheim, Stephen
Born 22 March 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
Award-winning and hugely successful composer and lyricist.
[Picture of Stephen Sondheim]


Soo Soo, Papillon
Born in London, England  (exact date unknown)
Model and actress infamous for her "love you long time" cameo in Stanley Kubrick's 'Full Metal Jacket'. Born 1960.
[Picture of Papillon Soo Soo]


Sorkin, Aaron
Born 9 June 1961  (New York City, New York, USA)
Screenwriter and producer whose works include 'The West Wing', 'A Few Good Men', 'Charlie Wilson's War' and 'Moneyball'.
[Picture of Aaron Sorkin]


Soros, George
Born 12 August 1930  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian-American financier, currency speculator and philanthropist.
[Picture of George Soros]


Sorrels, Rosalie
Born 24 June 1933  (Idaho, USA)
Folk singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Rosalie Sorrels]


Soul, David
Born 28 August 1943  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Hutch in the TV series 'Starksy & Hutch'.
[Picture of David Soul]


Soulages, Pierre
Born 24 December 1919  (Rodez, France)
French painter, engraver & sculptor.
[Picture of Pierre Soulages]


Spacey, Kevin
Born 26 July 1959  (South Orange, New Jersey, USA)
American award-winning actor, and now director, and also stage show producer in the UK.
[Picture of Kevin Spacey]


Spanos, Alex
Born 28 September 1923  (Stockton, California, USA)
Billionaire real estate developer and owner of the American Football team San Diego Chargers
[Picture of Alex Spanos]


Spassky, Boris
Born 30 January 1937  (Leningrad (now St. Petersburg again), Russia)
Russian chess legend, a former world champion.
[Picture of Boris Spassky]


Speakman, William
Born 21 September 1927  (Altrincham, Cheshire, England)
One of the few living recipients of the Victoria Cross, which he won for bravery in the Korean War.
[Picture of William Speakman]


Spears, Jamie Lynn
Born 4 April 1991  (McComb, Mississippi, USA)
Actress, singer and sister of Britney.
[Picture of Jamie Lynn Spears]


Spector, Phil
Born 26 December 1940  (The Bronx, New York, USA)
Highly influential record producer who invented the "Wall of Sound" production technique in the 1960s and produced the Beatles and the Ramones amongst others. Jailed for murder in 2009.
[Picture of Phil Spector]


Spector, Ronnie
Born 10 August 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
Lead singer of The Ronnettes.
[Picture of Ronnie Spector]


Spektor, Regina
Born 13 February 1980  (Moscow, Russia)
Russian-born American singer-songwriter, one of the prime movers in the "anti-folk" movement, whatever that is...
[Picture of Regina Spektor]


Spencer, Bud
Born 31 October 1929  (Naples, Italy)
Italian born actor and former swimmer.
[Picture of Bud Spencer]


Spencer, June
Born in Nottingham, England  (exact date unknown)
Actress who has played Peggy Archer in 'The Archer's' BBC radio series since it's very beginning in 1951.
[Picture of June Spencer]


Spielberg, Steven
Born 18 December 1946  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Hugely successful Hollywood movie director ('Jaws', Raiders of the Lost Ark', 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial').
[Picture of Steven Spielberg]


Spinks, Leon
Born 11 July 1953  (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
Boxer who shocked Muhammad Ali in 1978 to become the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World. Lost the title to Ali 7 months later.
[Picture of Leon Spinks]


Spinney, Caroll
Born 26 December 1933  (Waltham, Massachusetts, USA)
Puppeteer, best known as the characters Big Bird and Oscar in 'Sesame Street'.
[Picture of Caroll Spinney]


Spinrad, Norman
Born 15 September 1940  (New York City, New York, USA)
American science fiction writer.
[Picture of Norman Spinrad]


Springett, Ron Ron Springett is no longer with us
Born 22 July 1935  (Fulham, London, England)

Died 13 September 2015  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
England goalkeeper for many years, and played in the 1962 World Cup.
[Picture of Ron Springett]


St. John, Ian
Born 7 June 1938  (Motherwell, Scotland)
Scottish footballer. Played for Scotland from 1959 to 1965, and later became a manager and pundit. Ach, you kill me, Greavsie!
[Picture of Ian St. John]


St. John, Jill
Born 19 August 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, remembered for her role as Tiffany Case in the Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever'.
[Picture of Jill St. John]


Stahl, Nick
Born 5 December 1979  (Harlingen, Texas, USA)
Actor who played John Connor in 'Terminator 3'.
[Picture of Nick Stahl]


Stallone, Jackie
Born 29 November 1921  (Washington, DC, USA)
Bonkers mother of Sylvester Stallone who claims that she's a psychic, believes that dogs can predict the future, and tells fibs about her age (she was born in 1921, but she says 1934, which would have made her 12 when Sly was born).
[Picture of Jackie Stallone]


Stallone, Sylvester
Born 6 July 1946  (New York, New York, USA)
Actor, star of 'Rocky' & 'Rambo', also a useless goalkeeper in 'Escape to Victory'.
[Picture of Sylvester Stallone]


Stamp, Terence
Born 22 July 1939  (Stepney, London, England)
Actor, once an "Angry Young Man" of British cinema, now one of its respected elder statesmen. After his relationship to Jean Shrimpton dissolved, Stamp moved to India and became a Hindu hermit for some years, before returning to acting.
[Picture of Terence Stamp]


Staniford, Tom
Born 1 July 1989  (Akrotiri, Cyprus)
Para-cyclist. won the 2011 National Para-Cycling Circuit Race.
[Picture of Tom Staniford]


Stanton, Harry Dean
Born 14 July 1926  (West Irvine, Kentucky, USA)
Versatile character actor who has appeared in films such as 'The Green Mile', 'Repo Man' and 'Paris, Texas.' He also sings and plays guitar in his own band.
[Picture of Harry Dean Stanton]


Stapp, Scott
Born 8 August 1973  (Orlando, Florida, USA)
Lead singer of rock group The Creed who has had a number of drink & drug related "mishaps".
[Picture of Scott Stapp]


Starr, Bart
Born 9 January 1934  (Montgomery, Alabama, USA)
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback.
[Picture of Bart Starr]


Starr, Freddie
Born 9 January 1943  (Huyton, Liverpool, England)
Singer, "comedian" and "impressionist" according to his PR blurb. All most people will remember him for is his hamster-eating antics, which he still denies.
[Picture of Freddie Starr]


Starr, Kay
Born 21 July 1922  (Dougherty, Oklahoma, USA)
US jazz singer from the 1950s.
[Picture of Kay Starr]


Starr, Ringo
Born 7 July 1940  (Liverpool, England)
The Beatles' drummer and Thomas The Tank Engine's narrator. Real name Richard Starkey.
[Picture of Ringo Starr]


Steel, David
Born 31 March 1938  (Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland)
The "boy" David became leader of the Liberal Party in 1976 at the age of just 38. Formed a doomed alliance with the SDP (ask your father) in 1981 and was briefly leader of the merged Liberal Democrats before making way for Paddy Ashdown.
[Picture of David Steel]


Steele, Barbara
Born 29 December 1937  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)
Actress specialising in horror films.
[Picture of Barbara Steele]


Steele, Tommy
Born 17 December 1936  (Bermondsey, London, England)
British entertainer, born Thomas Hicks. He enjoyed massive success with a singing career in the 1950s, before moving into acting in the 1960s.
[Picture of Tommy Steele]


Steenburgen, Mary
Born 8 February 1953  (Newport, Arkansas, USA)
Academy-award winning actress and the main reason Malcolm McDowell stopped making great films.
[Picture of Mary Steenburgen]


Steenkamp, Barry
Date and place of birth unknown
Father of mudered South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
[Picture of Barry Steenkamp]


Steinberger, Jack
Born 25 May 1921  (Bad Kissingen, Bavaria, Germany)
German-American Nobel prize-winning phycisist.
[Picture of Jack Steinberger]


Steinem, Gloria
Born 25 March 1934  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Feminist, journalist & former magazine publisher.
[Picture of Gloria Steinem]


Stephenson, John
Born 9 August 1923  (Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA)
Voice actor, the last alive to have been in 'The Flintstones'. Died in May 2015 but no obit.
[Picture of John Stephenson]


Sterling, Donald
Born 26 April 1934  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Owner of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team from 1981 to 2014
[Picture of Donald Sterling]


Stevens, John Paul
Born 20 April 1920  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
The oldest and longest-serving member of the Supreme Court of the United States.
[Picture of John Paul Stevens]


Stevens, Kirk
Born 17 August 1958  (Ontario, Canada)
Snooker player, whose career never recovered after he admitted he took cocaine.
[Picture of Kirk Stevens]


Stevenson, Ronald Ronald Stevenson is no longer with us
Born 6 March 1928  (Blackburn, Lancashire, England)

Died 28 March 2015  (West Linton, Scotland)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
British composer.
[Picture of Ronald Stevenson]


Stewart, Ed
Born 23 April 1941  (Exmouth, Devon, England)
Known as "Stewpot" to millions of children as one of the hosts of 'Crackerjack!' Former DJ as well.
[Picture of Ed Stewart]


Stewart, Lynne
Born 8 October 1939  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Lawyer who was jailed in 2005 for providing material support for suspected terrorists. Released on compassionate grounds in 2013.
[Picture of Lynne Stewart]


Stewart, Micky
Born 16 September 1932  (Herne Hill, England)
Retired cricketer. Captain of Surrey CCC from 1963-72.
[Picture of Micky Stewart]


Stewart, Patrick
Born 13 July 1940  (Mirfield, Yorkshire, England)
Distinguished actor, famed for his roles as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' and Professor X in the 'X-Men' film series.
[Picture of Patrick Stewart]


Stewart, Peggy
Born 5 June 1923  (West Palm Beach, Florida, USA)
Actress whose film career started way back in 1937 and is still going strong.
[Picture of Peggy Stewart]


Stewart, Rod
Born 10 January 1945  (Highgate, London, England)
Past-his-prime rock star. Best-known hits include 'Maggie May', 'You Wear It Well' and the mildly sickening 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?'. Far superior, though, is the classic 'Stay With Me', which he co-wrote and recorded while a member of the Faces.
[Picture of Rod Stewart]


Stewart, William G.
Born 15 July 1935  (Habrough, Lincolnshire, England)
TV producer & director, but best remembered as the austere presenter of dreary Channel 4 quiz show 'Fifteen to One'.
[Picture of William G. Stewart]


Stiles, Nobby
Born 18 May 1942  (Collyhurst, Greater Manchester, England)
Tenacious midfielder for England and Manchester United, part of the legendary 1966 World Cup winning side.
[Picture of Nobby Stiles]


Stiller, Jerry
Born 8 July 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)
Comedian & actor, father of Ben & perhaps best known for his role in 'Seinfeld'.
[Picture of Jerry Stiller]


Stockton, John
Born 26 March 1962  (Spokane, Washington, USA)
NBA Basketball player. Played for the Utah Jazz from 1984 to 2003.
[Picture of John Stockton]


Stoller, Mike
Born 13 March 1933  (Long Island, New York, USA)
Songwriter of many a hit single with the late Jerry Lieber.
[Picture of Mike Stoller]


Stolpe, Manfred
Born 13 May 1936  (Szczecin, Poland)
German Politician, Ministerpresident of Bradenburg from 1990 to 2002.
[Picture of Manfred Stolpe]


Stoltz, Eric
Born 30 September 1961  (Whittier, California, USA)
Actor best known for playing Rocky Dennis in the 1985 film, 'Mask'. Was initially hired to play Marty McFly in 'Back to the Future' before being hastily replaced by Michael J Fox.
[Picture of Eric Stoltz]


Stone, Joss
Born 11 April 1987  (Dover, Kent, England)
Soul singer and actress.
[Picture of Joss Stone]


Stone, Michael
Born 2 April 1955  (England)
Loyalist paramilitary, jailed in 2008 for the attempted murder of Martin McGuinness and Gerry Adams, despite his claims that it was ""performance art"".
[Picture of Michael Stone]


Storaro, Vittorio
Born 24 June 1940  (Rome, Italy)
Italian cinematographer, known for his work with film directors Bernardo Bertolucci and Francis Ford Coppola.
[Picture of Vittorio Storaro]


Storch, Larry
Born 8 January 1923  (New York City, New York, USA)
Experienced character actor in numerous films over the years.
[Picture of Larry Storch]


Storm, Tempest
Born 29 February 1928  (Eastman, Georgia, USA)
Actress, stripper & burlesque performer.
[Picture of Tempest Storm]


Stottlemyre, Sr., Mel
Born 13 November 1941  (Hazelton, Missouri, USA)
Some old baseball player and father of another baseball player of the same name, apparently. Very unlikely to get a UK obit.
[Picture of Mel Stottlemyre, Sr.]


Stöve, Betty
Born 24 June 1945  (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Tennis player, lost Wimbledon's Singles Final in 1977 to Virginia Wade but made up for it by winning 10 Grand Slam titles in Doubles Finals.
[Picture of Betty Stöve]


Strahl, Chuck
Born 25 February 1957  (New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada)
Canadian government minister, diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 2005, but still became Minister of Agriculture a year later after being re-elected to parliament.
[Picture of Chuck Strahl]


Strauss, Jael
Born 3 July 1984  (place of birth unknown)
Model who appeared in 'America's Next Top Model' now ravaged by the effects of meth addiction.
[Picture of Jael Strauss]


Strauss-Kahn, Dominique
Born 25 April 1949  (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France)
Head of the International Monetary Fund from 2007-2011. Resigned after he was charged with sexually assaulting a chamber maid at a hotel. The charges were later dropped.
[Picture of Dominique Strauss-Kahn]


Street, Adrian
Born 5 December 1940  (Brynmawr, Wales)
Flamboyant Welsh professional wrestler.
[Picture of Adrian Street]


Stroud, Don
Born 1 September 1943  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Actor and surfer.
[Picture of Don Stroud]


Struzan, Drew
Born in Oregon City, Oregon, USA  (exact date unknown)
American artist known for his movie posters. Born c. 1947.
[Picture of Drew Struzan]


Stubblefield, Clyde
Born 18 April 1943  (Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA)
Drummer with James Brown's band whose drum pattern on 'Funky Drummer' is one of the most sampled pieces of music of all time.
[Picture of Clyde Stubblefield]


Stubbs, Una
Born 1 May 1937  (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England)
Actress best known as Rita in 'Til Death Us Do Part' and recently as Mrs Hudson in 'Sherlock' and as the subject of one of the most infamous urban legends there is…
[Picture of Una Stubbs]


Stylez, Shyla
Born 23 September 1982  (Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada)
Canadian pornographic actress.
[Picture of Shyla Stylez]


Suárez Miramontes, Luis
Born 2 May 1935  (A Coruńa, Galicia, Spain)
Former Barcelona, Internazionale and Spain international footballer. European footballer of the year in 1960.
[Picture of Luis Suárez Miramontes]


Suart, Ron Ron Suart is no longer with us
Born 18 November 1920  (Barrow-in-Furness, England)

Died 25 March 2015  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Former Blackpool FC player and manager. Also briefly took the helm at Chelsea FC.
[Picture of Ron Suart]


Suazo Córdova, Roberto
Born 17 March 1927  (La Paz, Honduras)
President of Honduras from 1982-86.
[Picture of Roberto Suazo Córdova]


Suba, Mihai
Born 1 June 1947  (Bucharest, Romania)
Romanian chess grandmaster. Awarded the International Master title in 1975 and the International Grandmaster title in 1978 by FIDE.
[Picture of Mihai Suba]


Subba Row, Raman
Born 29 January 1932  (London, England)
Left-handed international test cricketer for England.
[Picture of Raman Subba Row]


Subor, Michel
Born 2 February 1935  (France)
French film actor.
[Picture of Michel Subor]


Suchet, David
Born 2 May 1946  (London, England)
Actor brother of newscaster John Suchet. Star of 'Poirot'
[Picture of David Suchet]


Suggs, Louise Louise Suggs is no longer with us
Born 7 September 1923  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

Died 6 August 2015  (Sarasota, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
American professional golfer. One of the founders of the LPGA Tour and modern ladies' golf.
[Picture of Louise Suggs]


Summerbee, Mike
Born 15 December 1942  (Manchester, England)
British footballer, played for Manchester City from 1965 to 1975.
[Picture of Mike Summerbee]


Sundberg, Egon
Born 27 February 1911  (Ockelbo, Sweden)
Retired Swedish footballer. Died in September 2015 but no obit.
[Picture of Egon Sundberg]


Sundstein, Jógvan
Born 25 May 1933  (Tórshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands)
Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands from 1989 to 1991.
[Picture of Jógvan Sundstein]


Sung-ae, Kim
Date and place of birth unknown
Second wife of North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung. Born c. 1928.
[Picture of Kim Sung-ae]


Surtees, John
Born 11 February 1934  (Tatsfield, Surrey, England)
Racing driver and biker, the only man to ever win World Championships on both two and four wheels. Still involved in motorsport.
[Picture of John Surtees]


Suschitzky, Wolfgang
Born 29 August 1912  (Vienna, Austria)
Cinematographer best known for his work on the cult 1971 film 'Get Carter'.
[Picture of Wolfgang Suschitzky]


Sutcliffe, Irene
Born 12 July 1930  (Burnley, Lancashire, England)
Maggie Clegg of 'Coronation Street' fame.
[Picture of Irene Sutcliffe]


Sutcliffe, Peter
Born 2 June 1946  (Bingley, West Yorkshire, England)
The notorious Yorkshire Ripper, imprisoned for life in 1981 for murdering 13 women and leaving 7 others for dead over the previous 6 years.
[Picture of Peter Sutcliffe]


Sutherland, Donald
Born 17 July 1935  (Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
Canadian actor, often in kooky, offbeat roles. Father of '24' actor, Keifer.
[Picture of Donald Sutherland]


Sutherland, Donnie
Date and place of birth unknown
Australian radio and TV presenter. Now suffering from throat cancer. Born c. 1946.
[Picture of Donnie Sutherland]


Suzuki, Seijun
Born 24 May 1923  (Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese film and TV director and actor.
[Picture of Seijun Suzuki]


Suzy, Bae
Born 10 October 1994  (Gwangju, South Korea)
South Korean singer and actress.
[Picture of Bae Suzy]


Swamiji, Shivakumara
Born 1 April 1907  (Veerapura, Magadi Taluk Karnataka, India)
Indian educationalist.
[Picture of Shivakumara Swamiji]


Swarbrick, Dave
Born 5 April 1941  (New Malden, Surrey, England)
Fiddle player with Fairport Convention. Erroneously reported dead by the Daily Telegraph in 1999, and had a double lung transplant 5 years later.
[Picture of Dave Swarbrick]


Swartzwelder, John
Born 8 February 1949  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Reclusive author of the majority of episodes of 'The Simpsons' until it's 15th season. Now a novelist.
[Picture of John Swartzwelder]


Swede, Puma
Born 13 September 1976  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish pornographic actress. Born Johanna Jussinniemi.
[Picture of Puma Swede]


Sweeney, Jim
Born 7 May 1955  (Bournemouth, Dorset, England)
Comedian and actor, known for his double act with Steve Steen and as part of the improvisation team The Comedy Store Players. Now suffers from multiple sclerosis.
[Picture of Jim Sweeney]


Sweetland, Sally
Born 23 September 1911  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American soprano.
[Picture of Sally Sweetland]


Swift, Clive
Born 9 February 1936  (Liverpool, England)
Character actor best known as the brow-beaten husband of Hyacinth Bucket in 'Keeping Up Appearances'.
[Picture of Clive Swift]


Swift, David
Born 3 April 1931  (Liverpool, England)
Actor, brother of Clive Swift and known for his role as the acerbic news anchor Henry Davenport in 'Drop the Dead Donkey'.
[Picture of David Swift]


Swift, Taylor
Born 13 December 1989  (Reading, Pennsylvania, USA)
Grammy nominated singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Taylor Swift]


Swit, Loretta
Born 4 November 1937  (Passaic, New Jersey, USA)
Actress, mainly on television - best remembered for her role in 'M*A*S*H' as "Hot Lips" Houlihan.
[Picture of Loretta Swit]


Sytch, Tammy Lynn
Born 7 December 1972  (Matawan, New Jersey, USA)
Female wrestling manager and occasional wrestler.
[Picture of Tammy Lynn Sytch]


Szeles, John
Born 9 September 1958  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Stand-up comedian and magician. AKA The Amazing Jonathan.
[Picture of John Szeles]


Szonyi, Erzsébet
Born 25 April 1924  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian composer.
[Picture of Erzsébet Szonyi]

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