Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: E


E@de5, Ch@rl0tt3 Ch@rl0tt3 E@de5 is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 25 February 2016  (Brighton, East Sussex, England)

Age at death: 19  (read death notice)
Teenager with brain cancer selected as the face of the CLIC Sargent charity. Born 1997.
[Picture of Ch@rl0tt3 E@de5]


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]


Easton, Sheena
Born 27 April 1959  (Bellshill, North Lanakshire, Scotland)
Scottish singer who shot to fame when appearing in the proto-X Factor TV show 'The Big Time' in 1980 before recording a number of hit singles in the 1980s.
[Picture of Sheena Easton]


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]


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]


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]


Eco, Umberto Umberto Eco is no longer with us
Born 5 January 1932  (Alessandria, Italy)

Died 19 February 2016  (Milan, Italy)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Philosopher & author.
[Picture of Umberto Eco]


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, Barbara
Born 23 August 1934  (Tucson, Arizona, USA)
Best remembered for her role as Jeannie in 'I Dream of Jeannie'.
[Picture of Barbara Eden]


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]


Eden, John
Born 15 September 1925  (Winton, Durham, England)
Former British MP, nephew of Sir Anthony Eden.
[Picture of John Eden]


Eden, Mark
Born 14 February 1928  (London, England)
Actor, still best known for his role as the devious Alan Bradley in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of Mark Eden]


Edgerton, David
Born in USA  (exact date unknown)
Founder of the Burger King fast food chain. Born 1928.
[Picture of David Edgerton]


Edhi, Abdul Sattar Abdul Sattar Edhi is no longer with us
Born 1 January 1928  (Bantva, India)

Died 8 July 2016  (Karachi, Pakistan)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Pakistani humanitarian and philanthropist.
[Picture of Abdul Sattar Edhi]


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]


Edmunds, Dave
Born 15 April 1944  (Cardiff, Wales)
Welsh guitarist and singer who straddled the various scenes and fads of the 1970s, coming away intact with hits such as 'I Hear You Knocking' and 'Girls Talk'.
[Picture of Dave Edmunds]


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


Edwardes, Michael
Born 11 October 1930  (South Africa)
South Africa-born businessman, Chief Executive of the beleaguered British Leyland car company from 1977-82.
[Picture of Michael Edwardes]


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, Jorge
Born 29 June 1931  (Santiago, Chile)
Chilean novelist and ambassador.
[Picture of Jorge 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]


Eiselen, Jannes
Born 21 September 1980  (New York City, New York, USA)
US-born South African actor who pulled out of the series 'Black Sails' due to illness. Died in September 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Jannes Eiselen]


Elba, Idris
Born 6 September 1972  (London, England)
British actor who made his breakthrough in the US with the box-set fetishist's series of series 'The Wire'.
[Picture of Idris Elba]


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, Barry
Born 24 December 1941  (Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England)
One half, along with his brother Paul, of the Chuckle Brothers children's "entertainment" duo.
[Picture of Barry Elliott]


Elliott, Mike
Born 6 August 1929  (Jamaica)
Saxophonist with 1960s UK soul group The Foundations.
[Picture of Mike Elliott]


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, Bob Bob Ellis is no longer with us
Born in Lismore, NSW, Australia  (exact date unknown)

Died 3 April 2016  (Palm Beach, NSW, Australia)

Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
Australian writer and journalist.
[Picture of Bob Ellis]


Ellis, Robin
Born 8 January 1942  (Ipswich, England)
Actor who made many-a-heart flutter with his performance as the original 'Poldark' in 1975.
[Picture of Robin Ellis]


Ellison, Harlan
Born 27 May 1934  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Science fiction author.
[Picture of Harlan Ellison]


Ely, Ron
Born 2 June 1938  (Hereford, Texas, USA)
Actor, one of the former "Tarzan's".
[Picture of Ron Ely]


Emery, Ralph
Born 10 March 1933  (McEwen, Tennessee, USA)
American country music disc jockey and TV host.
[Picture of Ralph Emery]


Eminem, (rapper)
Born 17 October 1972  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
[Picture of (rapper) Eminem]


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]


Erdogan, Recep Tayyip
Born 26 February 1954  (Istanbul, Turkey)
Prime Minister of Turkey since 2003.
[Picture of Recep Tayyip Erdogan]


Eriksson, Carl-Erik
Born 20 May 1930  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Olympic bobsledder for Sweden, first person to compete in six Olympic Games (1964-84). Flag bearer for Sweden in 1976 at Innsbruck.
[Picture of Carl-Erik Eriksson]


Escobar, Marisol Marisol Escobar is no longer with us
Born 22 May 1930  (Paris, France)

Died 30 April 2016  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
[Picture of Marisol Escobar]


Esterházy, Péter Péter Esterházy is no longer with us
Born 14 April 1950  (Budapest, Hungary)

Died 14 July 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 66  (read death notice)
Hungarian writer.
[Picture of Péter Esterházy]


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]


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]


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]


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
Born 30 October 1962  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Journeyman football manager, now currently at Leeds United but that could change at any minute…
[Picture of Steve Evans]


Everett, Mark Oliver
Born 10 April 1963  (Virginia, USA)
AKA "E", maverick singer and songwriter for US indie band Eels.
[Picture of Mark Oliver Everett]


Everly, Don
Born 1 February 1937  (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA)
The elder of the famous Everly Brothers singing group.
[Picture of Don Everly]


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]


Eyre, Reginald
Born 28 May 1924  (place of birth unknown)
Former British conservative politican. MP for Birmingham Hall Green from 1965-87.
[Picture of Reginald Eyre]


Eyskens, Mark
Born 29 April 1933  (Leuven, Belgium)
Prime Minister of Belgium in 1981.
[Picture of Mark Eyskens]

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