Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: H


H@w0rth, 4ndy
Date and place of birth unknown
Terminally-ill father who celebrated Christmas 2015 earlier than normal. Born 1967. Died January 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of 4ndy H@w0rth]


H0lt, W3ndy
Date and place of birth unknown
Terminally ill mum who claims her breast cancer was caused by years of having her mobile phone inside her bra! Died April 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of W3ndy H0lt]


Haase, Erich
Born 7 September 1928  (Großenhain, Germany)
Politician in the former GDR, served as Minister of Stock management from 1968 to 1971.
[Picture of Erich Haase]


Hackman, Gene
Born 30 January 1930  (San Bernardino, California, USA)
Prolific American actor.
[Picture of Gene Hackman]


Hadžic, Goran Goran Hadžic is no longer with us
Born 7 September 1958  (Vinkovci, Yugoslavia)

Died 12 July 2016  (Novi Sad, Serbia)

Age at death: 57  (read death notice)
Former president of Serbian Krajina. Currently on trial for war crimes.
[Picture of Goran Hadžic]


Haewon, Lee
Born 24 February 1919  (Seoul, Korea)
Pretender to the throne of Korea.
[Picture of Lee Haewon]


Haf, Heulwen
Born in Corwen, Denbighshire, Wales  (exact date unknown)
Television presenter and alternative therapist. Born 1944.
[Picture of Heulwen Haf]


Haggard, Merle Merle Haggard is no longer with us
Born 6 April 1937  (Bakersfield, California, USA)

Died 6 April 2016  (Palo Cedro, California)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Country music singer & songwriter.
[Picture of Merle Haggard]


Haggarty, Gary
Date and place of birth unknown
Member of the paramilitary UVF and alleged "supergrass". Born c. 1971.
[Picture of Gary Haggarty]


Haggerty, Dan Dan Haggerty is no longer with us
Born 19 November 1942  (Pound, Wisconsin, USA)

Died 15 January 2016  (Burbank, California, USA)

Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
Actor best known for the title role in 'The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams'.
[Picture of Dan Haggerty]


Hagon, Garrick
Born 27 September 1939  (London, England)
Best known as Biggs Darklighter from 'Star Wars' - Darklighter was Luke Skywalker's best pal that became a pilot.
[Picture of Garrick Hagon]


Hailu, Aden Aden Hailu is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 4 January 2016  (Reno, Nevada, USA)

Age at death: 20  (read death notice)
Young woman who had been in a vegetative state since April 2015.
[Picture of Aden Hailu]


Haitink, Bernard
Born 4 March 1929  (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Dutch violinst and conductor.
[Picture of Bernard Haitink]


Hale, Barbara
Born 18 April 1922  (DeLalb, Illinois, USA)
Emmy award winning US Actress who played legal secretary Della Street on 'Perry Mason' between 1956-1995.
[Picture of Barbara Hale]


Halim Of Kedah, Abdul
Born 28 November 1927  (Alor Star, Kedah, Malaysia)
Sultan of Kedah since 1958. Served as the elected monarch of Malaysia from 1970-75.
[Picture of Abdul Halim Of Kedah]


Hall, Albert P.
Born 10 November 1937  (Boothton, Alabama, USA)
American character actor, best known as Chief Phillips in 'Apocalypse Now'.
[Picture of Albert P. Hall]


Hall, Jillian
Born 6 September 1980  (Ashland, Kentucky, USA)
Retired WWE Lady Wrestler and singer.
[Picture of Jillian Hall]


Hall, Michael C.
Born 1 February 1971  (Raleigh, North Carolina, USA)
Actor. Star of the rather dubious TV series 'Dexter' about a serial killer who happens to kill other murderers. Yeah, right, like that'll get you off...
[Picture of Michael C. Hall]


Hall, Monty
Born 25 August 1923  (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)
Host of various American game shows, well-known (over there, at least) for presenting 'Let's Make a Deal'.
[Picture of Monty Hall]


Hall, Peter
Born 22 November 1930  (Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England)
Over-rated theatre director but was an original founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Suffering from dementia since 2015.
[Picture of Peter Hall]


Hall, Stuart
Born 25 December 1929  (Hyde, Greater Manchester, England)
Forrmer BBC local news anchor and host of 'It's a Knockout'. Jailed in 2013 for a series of sex crimes.
[Picture of Stuart Hall]


Hall, Tom T.
Born 25 May 1936  (Olive Hill, Kentucky, USA)
Bluegrass singer and songwriter.
[Picture of Tom T. Hall]


Hallenga, Kristin
Born 5 October 1985  (Daventry, Northamptonshire, England)
Won a Pride of Britain award in October 2009 that highlighted her brave fight against Stage IV Breast cancer.
[Picture of Kristin Hallenga]


Halliwell, Steve
Born 21 March 1946  (Bury, Greater Manchester, England)
British actor who plays Zak Dingle in 'Emmerdale'.
[Picture of Steve Halliwell]


Hallyday, Johnny
Born 15 June 1943  (Cité Malesherbes, Paris, France)
France's most famous rock singer.
[Picture of Johnny Hallyday]


Halpin, Luke
Born 4 April 1947  (New York, USA)
Child actor best known for his portrayal of Sandy in 'Flipper'.
[Picture of Luke Halpin]


Halvorsen, Gail "Hal"
Born 20 October 1920  (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)
WWII pilot AKA the "Candy Bomber" after he dropped sweets to German kids who hadn’t any.
[Picture of Gail


Hamill, Dorothy
Born 26 June 1956  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Winner of the ladies' 1976 figure skating Winter Olympic Gold.
[Picture of Dorothy Hamill]


Hamilton, Guy Guy Hamilton is no longer with us
Born 16 September 1922  (Paris, France)

Died 21 April 2016  (Majorca, Spain)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
French-born British filmmaker, who worked with Carol Reed on 'The Third Man', before having a successful career as a director, particularly of the James Bond films.
[Picture of Guy Hamilton]


Hamilton, Lewis
Born 7 January 1985  (Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England)
F1 driver, the first black driver in Formula 1 history & in 2008, the youngest ever F1 champion.
[Picture of Lewis Hamilton]


Hamilton, Paula
Born 23 January 1961  (Stoke-on-Trent, England)
Former British model who has a number of health and addiction issues.
[Picture of Paula Hamilton]


Hamilton, Tom
Born 31 December 1951  (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)
Bassist with rock band Aerosmith.
[Picture of Tom Hamilton]


Hamlin, Catherine
Born 24 January 1924  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian gynaecologist and founder of the Addis Ababa Fistula hospital and nominee for the 2014 Nobel Peace Price.
[Picture of Catherine Hamlin]


Hamm-Brücher, Hildegard Hildegard Hamm-Brücher is no longer with us
Born 11 May 1921  (Essen, Germany)

Died 7 December 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
German politician. Former member of the FDP and was their presidential candidate in 1994. Left the party in 2002.
[Picture of Hildegard Hamm-Brücher]


Hamner Jr, Earl Earl Hamner Jr is no longer with us
Born 10 July 1923  (Schuyler, Virginia, USA)

Died 24 March 2016  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Writer and producer. Creator of 1970s hit series 'The Waltons'.
[Picture of Earl Hamner Jr]


Hampshire, John
Born 10 February 1941  (Thurnscoe, West Yorkshire, England)
Cricketer. Captain of Yorkshire from 1979-80.
[Picture of John Hampshire]


Hancock, Sheila
Born 22 February 1933  (Blackgang, Isle of Wight, England)
Actress in TV & film, and widow of John Thaw.
[Picture of Sheila Hancock]


Hanh, Nhat
Born 11 October 1926  (Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam)
Vietnamese Buddhist monk who suffered a brain haemorrhage in November 2014.
[Picture of Nhat Hanh]


Haniyeh, Ismail
Born 29 January 1948  (Al-Shati, Gaza, Palestine)
Prime Minister of Palestine and member of Hamas. Born Jan 1963.
[Picture of Ismail Haniyeh]


Hankey, Ted
Born 20 February 1968  (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
Darts player, former BDO World Champion in 2000 and 2009.
[Picture of Ted Hankey]


Hanks, Tom
Born 9 July 1956  (Concord, California, USA)
Double Oscar winning actor and star of 'Forrest Gump', 'Toy Story' and that one where he's in that Asian village with John Candy.
[Picture of Tom Hanks]


Hannaford, Ross Ross Hannaford is no longer with us
Born 1 December 1950  (Newcastle, NSW, Australia)

Died 8 March 2016  (Melbourne, Australia)

Age at death: 65  (read death notice)
Australian rock guitarist.
[Picture of Ross Hannaford]


Hansen, Sig
Born 28 April 1966  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
US Captain of fishing vessel featured on the series 'Deadliest Catch'.
[Picture of Sig Hansen]


Hansen, Thor
Born 23 June 1947  (Oslo, Norway)
Top poker player, one of Norway's best. Has terminal cancer.
[Picture of Thor Hansen]


Harald V of Norway, King
Born 21 February 1937  (Skaugum, Oslo, Norway)
The first King of Norway to be born in the country since 1370. Acceded to the throne on the death of his father, Olav V, in 1991. Was a member of several of Norway's Olympic sailing teams. In September 2003 it was announced that he has bladder cancer.
[Picture of King Harald V of Norway]


Hardegen, Reinhard
Born 18 March 1913  (Bremen, Germany)
German U-Boat captain, responsible for the sinking of 22 Allied ships in World War Two. You've sunk my battleship!
[Picture of Reinhard Hardegen]


Hardiman, Terrence
Born 6 April 1937  (Forest Gate, London, England)
Actor, known for his role as 'The Demon Headmaster'
[Picture of Terrence Hardiman]


Harding, Sarah
Born 17 November 1981  (Ascot, Berkshire, England)
Slapper. Also a member of Girls Aloud when she isn't out getting drunk.
[Picture of Sarah Harding]


Hardy, Francoise
Born 17 January 1944  (Paris, France)
French singer who has released 27 Albums.
[Picture of Francoise Hardy]


Hardy, Robert
Born 29 October 1925  (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England)
Veteran actor, best known as the vet Siegfried Farnon in 1970s TV drama 'All Creatures Great and Small', as well as playing Winston Churchill on many occasions.
[Picture of Robert Hardy]


Hardy, Tom
Born 15 September 1977  (London, England)
Oscar nominated screen and stage actor.
[Picture of Tom Hardy]


Harewood, David
Born 8 December 1965  (Birmingham, England)
British actor who has found success both at home and in the US ('Homeland').
[Picture of David Harewood]


Harmer, John L.
Born 29 April 1934  (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)
Former state senator and Lt. Governor of California from 1974-1975.
[Picture of John L. Harmer]


Harnoncourt, Nikolaus Nikolaus Harnoncourt is no longer with us
Born 6 December 1929  (Berlin, Germany)

Died 5 March 2016  (St Georgen im Attergau, Austria)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Austrian conductor. Full name Nikolaus Count de la Fontaine und d'Harnoncourt-Unverzagt.
[Picture of Nikolaus Harnoncourt]


Harper, Gerald
Born 15 February 1929  (London, England)
Actor, known for his titular roles in 'Adam Adamant Lives' and 'Hadleigh'.
[Picture of Gerald Harper]


Harper, Valerie
Born 22 August 1939  (Suffern, New York, USA)
Actress best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern in 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and it's spin-off 'Rhoda', which was always shown last thing at night on BBC1 in the 1980s.
[Picture of Valerie Harper]


Harpham, Harry Harry Harpham is no longer with us
Born 21 February 1954  (Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England)

Died 4 February 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 61  (read death notice)
Labour MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough since 2015.
[Picture of Harry Harpham]


Harrell, Rob
Date and place of birth unknown
Author and illustrator.
[Picture of Rob Harrell]


Harries, Lauren
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Transgender media personality and performer. Born James Harries in 1978.
[Picture of Lauren Harries]


Harrington Jr, Pat Pat Harrington Jr is no longer with us
Born 13 August 1929  (New York, City, New York, USA)

Died 6 January 2016  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Veteran US comedy/voice actor ('One Day at a Time').
[Picture of Pat Harrington Jr]


Harris, "Whispering" Bob
Born 11 April 1946  (Northampton, England)
Radio 2 DJ & former presenter of the 'Old Grey Whistle Test' on BBC2.
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Harris, Alwen
Date and place of birth unknown
Wife of Rolf, a sculptor in her own right, who has been badly affected by her husband's legal problems in the last year or so. Born 1934.
[Picture of Alwen Harris]


Harris, Anita
Born 3 June 1942  (Somerset, England)
Singer, Carry On actress and stage performer. Was nearly declared bankrupt in 2015.
[Picture of Anita Harris]


Harris, Estelle
Born 4 April 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)
Voice and TV actress. Mrs Potato Head in 'Toy Story', although is also known for her role in Seinfeld.
[Picture of Estelle Harris]


Harris, Rolf
Born 30 March 1930  (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
Cartoonist, TV presenter, singer, wobble-board player and general cult hero, whose reputation has been completely destroyed after being sent down in 2014 for over 5 years for a series of indecent assaults.
[Picture of Rolf Harris]


Harris, Rosemary
Born 20 February 1923  (London, England)
Children's author, winner of the Carnegie Medal and not the actress as stated in the past!
[Picture of Rosemary Harris]


Harris, Rosemary Ann
Born 19 September 1927  (Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England)
BAFA-nominated actress who played Spider Man's auntie. Is also mother to Jennifer Ehle who played Elizabeth Bennett in the 1995 adaptation of 'Pride and Prejudice'. Does that mean Lizzy and Spidey are cousins?
[Picture of Rosemary Ann Harris]


Harris, Samantha
Born 27 November 1973  (Hopkins, Minnesota, USA)
Former co-host of 'Dancing with the Stars'.
[Picture of Samantha Harris]


Harris, Wee Willie
Born 25 March 1933  (Bermondsey, London, England)
Rock and Roll singer, popular in the early days of the genre's explosion onto the pop charts.
[Picture of Wee Willie Harris]


Harry, Prince
Born 15 September 1984  (Paddington, London, England)
Member of the Royal Family, third in line to the throne. In 2008, he served on active frontline duty in Afghanistan. If he's on the frontline again, he'll be insurgent target number 1. His party antics at home might get him first, however...
[Picture of Prince Harry]


Hart, Gary
Born 28 November 1936  (Ottawa, Kansas, USA)
Former US senator who sought Democratic presidential nominations in 1984 and 1988 but whose campaigns were hit by scandals.
[Picture of Gary Hart]


Hartson, John
Born 5 April 1975  (Swansea, Wales)
Former Celtic and Wales footballer.
[Picture of John Hartson]


Harvey, Brian
Born 8 August 1974  (London, England)
Former front man of boy band East 17.
[Picture of Brian Harvey]


Harvey, Neil
Born 8 August 1928  (Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia)
Long running top order batsman for the Australian international cricket team.
[Picture of Neil Harvey]


Harwood, Johanna
Born in County Wicklow, Rep of Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish screenwriter who contributed to 'Dr. No' and 'From Russia With Love'. Born 1930.
[Picture of Johanna Harwood]


Harwood, Ronald
Born 9 November 1934  (Cape Town, South Africa)
Author, playwright and screenwriter - wrote 'The Pianist'.
[Picture of Ronald Harwood]


Hasselhoff, David
Born 17 July 1952  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Self-fancying star of 'Knight Rider' and 'Baywatch', whose move into anodyne pop ballads made him so ludicrously popular in Germany, of all places, that he even claims they played an important part in the reunification of the country.
[Picture of David Hasselhoff]


Hastert, Dennis
Born 2 January 1942  (Aurora, Colorado, USA)
Longest serving Republican speaker in the US House of Representatives.
[Picture of Dennis Hastert]


Hastings-Bass, William
Born 30 January 1948  (place of birth unknown)
Former racehorse trainer to the Queen and 17th Earl of Huntingdon since 1990. Is also the maternal uncle of Clare Balding.
[Picture of William Hastings-Bass]


Hattersley, Roy
Born 28 December 1932  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, who bumbled his way through 9 years of opposition government without actually doing much.
[Picture of Roy Hattersley]


Hauxwell, Hannah
Born 1 August 1926  (Baldersdale, Yorkshire, England)
English farmer who has been the subject of a number of documentaries about her remote North Yorkshire life over the past 40 years.
[Picture of Hannah Hauxwell]


Havelange, João João Havelange is no longer with us
Born 8 May 1916  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Died 16 August 2016  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
President of FIFA from 1974-98 and member of the International Olympic Committee.
[Picture of João Havelange]


Hawke, Bob
Born 9 December 1929  (Bordertown, South Australia)
Prime Minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991.
[Picture of Bob Hawke]


Hawking, Stephen
Born 8 January 1942  (Oxford, England)
Diagnosed with progressive neuromotor disease, which has left him in a wheelchair, talking like a Dalek. Now a world-famous theoretical physicist who specialises in studying black holes, and wrote the incomprehensible 'A Brief History of Time'.
[Picture of Stephen Hawking]


Hawkins, Ronnie
Born 10 January 1935  (Huntsville, Arkansas, USA)
Musician, a rock 'n' roll singer in the early days of the genre.
[Picture of Ronnie Hawkins]


Hawkshaw, Alan
Born 27 March 1937  (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)
British composer and performer. Responsible for 'Grange Hill' and 'Countdown' theme tunes.
[Picture of Alan Hawkshaw]


Haydar, Ali
Born in Jableh, Syria  (exact date unknown)
Retired Syrian General. Born c. 1932.
[Picture of Ali Haydar]


Haydon-Jones, Ann
Born 7 October 1938  (Birmingham, England)
Better known as Ann Jones, former British tennis player. Won the Wimbledon Ladies singles championship in 1969.
[Picture of Ann Haydon-Jones]


Hayes, Billie
Born 11 April 1932  (Du Quoin, Illinois, USA)
Probably best known as Witchi-poo in 'H R Pufnstuf'. Now runs an animal rescue organisation.
[Picture of Billie Hayes]


Hayes, Geoffrey
Born 13 March 1942  (Stockport, Cheshire, England)
Presenter of 'Rainbow' - the children's TV show, for aeons.
[Picture of Geoffrey Hayes]


Hayes, Melvyn
Born 11 January 1935  (London, England)
Gunner Beaumont in 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum', amongst other TV appearances.
[Picture of Melvyn Hayes]


Hayes, Sean
Born 26 June 1970  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American comedy actor and producer best known for his role as Jack in 'Will & Grace'.
[Picture of Sean Hayes]


Haysbert, Dennis
Born 2 June 1954  (San Mateo, California, USA)
American Film and television actor.
[Picture of Dennis Haysbert]


Heath, Michael
Born 13 October 1935  (London, England)
British magazine cartoonist.
[Picture of Michael Heath]


Hebden, Malcolm
Born 21 October 1939  (Chester, England)
Actor best known as the prissy newsagent Norris Cole in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of Malcolm Hebden]


Hechler, Ken Ken Hechler is no longer with us
Born 20 September 1914  (Roslyn, New York, USA)

Died 10 December 2016  (Romney, West Virginia, USA)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Former US Democrat representative for West Virginia.
[Picture of Ken Hechler]


Hedison, David
Born 20 May 1927  (Providence, Rhode Island, USA)
Veteran actor, in bucketloads of TV shows & films.
[Picture of David Hedison]


Hedren, Tippi
Born 19 January 1935  (New Ulm, Minnesota, USA)
Actress, star of 'The Birds' & 'Marnie' & mum of Melanie Griffith.
[Picture of Tippi Hedren]


Heenan, Bobby
Born 1 November 1940  (Beverly Hills, California, USA)
American pro-wrestler/manager, nicknamed "The Brain" for possibly ironic reasons.
[Picture of Bobby Heenan]


Hees, Bernardo
Date and place of birth unknown
Brazilian economist and CEO of the Heinz company.
[Picture of Bernardo Hees]


Hefner, Hugh
Born 9 April 1926  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Founder of Playboy magazine.
[Picture of Hugh Hefner]


Heidik, Brian
Born 9 March 1968  (Burtonsville, Maryland, USA)
Reality TV contestant. Won 'Survivor: Thailand' in 2002.
[Picture of Brian Heidik]


Heimlich, Henry Henry Heimlich is no longer with us
Born 3 February 1920  (Wilmington, Delaware, USA)

Died 17 December 2016  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
American physician, he of the Heimlich Manoeuvre.
[Picture of Henry Heimlich]


Heine Miller, Bobbie Bobbie Heine Miller is no longer with us
Born 4 December 1909  (Greytown, Natal, South Africa)

Died 31 July 2016  (Canberra, Australia)

Age at death: 106  (read death notice)
Tennis player, once ranked No. 5 in the World. Won the 1927 French Open doubles title.
[Picture of Bobbie Heine Miller]


Hellwig, Fritz
Born 3 August 1912  (Saarbrucken, Germany)
Former European Commissioner for Research, Technology and Information Distribution between 1967-1970.
[Picture of Fritz Hellwig]


Henley, Drewe Drewe Henley is no longer with us
Born in Malvern, Worcestershire, England  (exact date unknown)

Died 14 February 2016  (Devon, England)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
Actor who appeared in 'Star Wars' before leaving the profession due to manic depression. Knocked off both Felicity Kendall and Servalan off of 'Blake's 7' thus earning respect. Born 1940.
[Picture of Drewe Henley]


Henrik, Prince Consort Of Denmark
Born 11 June 1934  (Talence, Gironde, France)
Husband of the Queen of Denmark.
[Picture of Prince Consort Of Denmark Henrik]


Henry, Buck
Born 9 December 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
Film screenwriter, director and in his earlier days, actor. Twice nominated for an Academy Award.
[Picture of Buck Henry]


Henry, Clarence "Frogman"
Born 19 March 1937  (Algiers, Louisiana, USA)
R&B singer and pianist.
[Picture of Clarence


Henry, Gloria
Born 2 April 1923  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Actress best known as Alice Mitchell, mother of 'Dennis the Menace'.
[Picture of Gloria Henry]


Henry, Mike
Born 15 August 1936  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American Football linebacker who became an actor. Played dimwit Junior in Smokey & The Bandit. Suffers from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Mike Henry]


Henry, Pierre
Born 9 December 2027  (Paris, France)
French composer, pioneer of electronic music.
[Picture of Pierre Henry]


Henry, Thierry
Born 17 August 1977  (Les Ulis, Essonne, France)
Ultra-cool former Arsenal, Barcelona and France striker.
[Picture of Thierry Henry]


Henson, Lou
Born 10 January 1932  (Okay, Oklahoma, USA)
Head basketball coach at New Mexico State University; reported in the summer of 2003 to be suffering from an advanced stage of cancer. Probably too obscure on this side of the pond to get a UK obituary, but we could be surprised...
[Picture of Lou Henson]


Henson, Nicky
Born 12 May 1945  (London, England)
Film & TV actor, most recently in 'EastEnders' in the UK and 'Syriana' in the US.
[Picture of Nicky Henson]


Hepton, Bernard
Born 19 October 1925  (Bradford, Yorkshire, England)
Film & TV actor, perhaps best known for playing Toby Esterhase in 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' and 'Smiley's People'. Was also in 'Get Carter'.
[Picture of Bernard Hepton]


Herd, David David Herd is no longer with us
Born 15 April 1934  (Hamilton, Scotland)

Died 1 October 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Former Scottish football international who played for Manchester United and Arsenal.
[Picture of David Herd]


Herman, Jerry
Born 10 July 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)
American composer & lyricist, mostly for Broadway shows.
[Picture of Jerry Herman]


Herr, Michael Michael Herr is no longer with us
Born 13 April 1940  (Syracuse, New York, USA)

Died 23 June 2016  (Delhi, New York, USA)

Age at death: 76  (read death notice)
Writer and war correspondent. Co-wrote the script for 'Full Metal Jacket'.
[Picture of Michael Herr]


Herzog, Roman
Born 5 April 1934  (Landshut, Bavaria, Germany)
German Federal President from 1994-1999.
[Picture of Roman Herzog]


Herzog, Todd
Born 29 January 1985  (Pleasant Grove, Utah, USA)
Reality TV show contestant who won 'Survivor: China' in 2007.
[Picture of Todd Herzog]


Heseltine, Michael
Born 21 March 1933  (Swansea, Wales)
One-time prime mover in the Tory party, known as 'Tarzan'.
[Picture of Michael Heseltine]


Hewish, Antony
Born 11 May 1924  (Fowey, Cornwall, England)
Radio astronomer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974.
[Picture of Antony Hewish]


Hewitt, Lleyton
Born 24 February 1981  (Adelaide, Australia)
Tennis player. Youngest man to be ranked number 1 and Wimbledon singles champion in 2002.
[Picture of Lleyton Hewitt]


Heywood, Anne
Born 11 December 1932  (Birmingham, England)
Beauty queen, turned actress, who had a few major films and TV shows to her credit, but long since retired.
[Picture of Anne Heywood]


Hielscher, Margot
Born 29 September 1919  (Berlin, Germany)
Singer who represented West Germany in two consecutive Eurovision Song Contests in the 1950s.
[Picture of Margot Hielscher]


Higgins, Anthony
Born 9 May 1947  (Northampton, England)
British actor.
[Picture of Anthony Higgins]


Higgins Clark, Mary
Born 27 December 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)
Highly successful suspense author.
[Picture of Mary Higgins Clark]


Higgs, Peter
Born 29 May 1929  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Eminent theoretical physicist.
[Picture of Peter Higgs]


Hill, Clint
Date and place of birth unknown
Secret Service agent who was in the motorcade at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Born 1932.
[Picture of Clint Hill]


Hill, Dave
Born 4 April 1946  (Holbeton, Devon, England)
Dodgy-fringed lead guitarist for glam rock legends Slade.
[Picture of Dave Hill]


Hill, Dusty
Born 19 May 1949  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Lead singer of ZZ Top.
[Picture of Dusty Hill]


Hill, Geoffrey Geoffrey Hill is no longer with us
Born 18 June 1932  (Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England)

Died 30 June 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Poet and academic. Knighted in 2012
[Picture of Geoffrey Hill]


Hill, Sharon
Date and place of birth unknown
Overweight woman who made the headlines after losing 12 stone last year. Well you got to fill space in these newspapers, haven't you?
[Picture of Sharon Hill]


Hill, Steven Steven Hill is no longer with us
Born 24 February 1922  (Seattle, Washington, USA)

Died 23 August 2016  (Monsey, New York, USA)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
American actor - Adam Schiff in 'Law and Order'.
[Picture of Steven Hill]


Hill, Vince
Born 16 April 1937  (Coventry, England)
Big Band singer. According to his website, he is "instantly recognised as one of Britain's best-known and most successful singing stars", but frankly we wouldn't know him if we fell over him.
[Picture of Vince Hill]


Hillenbrand, Laura
Born 15 May 1967  (Fairfax, Virginia, USA)
Author, writer of 'Seabiscuit: An American Legend' which was later adapted for film.
[Picture of Laura Hillenbrand]


Hiller, Arthur Arthur Hiller is no longer with us
Born 22 November 1923  (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Died 17 August 2016  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Award-winning film director, who directed 'Tobruk', 'The Out-of-Towners' and 'Love Story' amongst others.
[Picture of Arthur Hiller]


Hills, Barry
Born 2 April 1937  (Worcester, England)
Successful horse trainer.
[Picture of Barry Hills]


Hilton, Barron
Born 23 October 1927  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Businessman, hotelier & sports team owner and the poor sod who is Paris Hilton's grandfather & the man who has, much to his disgust, indirectly made her as famous as she is.
[Picture of Barron Hilton]


Hilton, Conrad Hughes
Born 3 March 1994  (New York City, New York, USA)
Brattish heir to the Hilton fortune.
[Picture of Conrad Hughes Hilton]


Hilton, Paris
Born 17 February 1981  (New York, New York, USA)
Spoilt rich kid from the Hilton hotel family, and inadvertent porn star.
[Picture of Paris Hilton]


Himmler, Gudrun "Puppi"
Born 8 August 1929  (Munich, Germany)
Daughter of Heinrich Himmler. Now runs a retirement home for ex-Waffen SS members.
[Picture of Gudrun


Hinckley Jr, John
Born 29 May 1955  (Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA)
Attempted to kill Ronald Reagan in 1981 in a wacky attempt to win Jodie Foster's love. Suffice to say, it didn't work (on both counts), and Hinckley is now a long-term resident in a mental hospital.
[Picture of John Hinckley Jr]


Hindle, Madge
Born 19 May 1938  (Blackburn, Lancashire, England)
Character actress who often portrayed slightly stressed women. Was in Coronation Street from 1976-1980.
[Picture of Madge Hindle]


Hines, Barry Barry Hines is no longer with us
Born 30 June 1939  (Barnsley, Yorkshire, England)

Died 18 March 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 76  (read death notice)
Author of 'A Kestrel for a Knave' which was later adapted for film.
[Picture of Barry Hines]


Hines, Frazer
Born 22 September 1944  (Horsforth, Yorkshire, England)
Actor who is best known as Jamie McCrimmon in 'Doctor Who' and Joe Sugden in 'Emmerdale Farm'.
[Picture of Frazer Hines]


Hines, Ronald
Born 20 June 1929  (London, England)
Long serving British Actor on TV.
[Picture of Ronald Hines]


Hinn, Benny
Born 3 December 1952  (Jaffa, Israel)
Israeli televangelist. Born Toufik Benedictus Hinn.
[Picture of Benny Hinn]


Hiriart, Lucía
Born 10 December 1922  (Antofagasta, Chile)
Widow of Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet.
[Picture of Lucía Hiriart]


Hitchcock, Patricia
Born 7 July 1928  (London, England)
Daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, who appeared in his films as a youngster, before turning to film production.
[Picture of Patricia Hitchcock]


Hitt, Bryan
Born 5 January 1954  (Center, Texas, USA)
Rock drummer for REO Speedwagon.
[Picture of Bryan Hitt]


Hockney, David
Born 9 July 1937  (Bradford, Yorkshire, England)
British artist, now based in California, whose (largely autobiographical) work is often described as Pop Art, although he himself has consistently shunned this label.
[Picture of David Hockney]


Hodel, Donald
Born 23 May 1935  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Cabinet member in the Reagan era.
[Picture of Donald Hodel]


Hoferlin, Julien Julien Hoferlin is no longer with us
Born 12 December 1966  (place of birth unknown)

Died 8 April 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 49  (read death notice)
Belgian tennis coach.
[Picture of Julien Hoferlin]


Hoffman, Dustin
Born 8 August 1937  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Diminutive actor. Has played a wide range of roles in his 80 or so movie and TV appearances, including a crippled street hustler in 'Midnight Cowboy', a cross-dressing actor in 'Tootsie' and an autistic bloke in 'Rain Man'.
[Picture of Dustin Hoffman]


Hoffmann, Robert
Born 30 August 1939  (Salzburg, Austria)
Actor, best remembered for 'The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe', where he played the title role.
[Picture of Robert Hoffmann]


Hogan, Hulk
Born 11 August 1953  (Augusta, Georgia, USA)
Born Terry Gene Bollea. Former professional wrestler who for a time inexplicably became a film star.
[Picture of Hulk Hogan]


Hogan, Larry
Born 25 May 1956  (Washington D.C., USA)
Governor of Maryland since 2015.
[Picture of Larry Hogan]


Hogan, Paul
Born 8 October 1939  (Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian star of 'Crocodile Dundee' and 'The Paul Hogan Show'.
[Picture of Paul Hogan]


Holbrook, Hal
Born 17 February 1925  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Veteran US actor, mostly on stage, but with some memorable film appearances too.
[Picture of Hal Holbrook]


Holland, Brian
Born 15 May 1941  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
US songwriter and producer, member of the fabled Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting trio.
[Picture of Brian Holland]


Hollings, Ernest
Born 1 January 1922  (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)
Former US Senator for South Carolina from 1966-2005.
[Picture of Ernest Hollings]


Hollingsworth, Mike
Date and place of birth unknown
TV executive once married to presenter Anne Diamond. Born 1946.
[Picture of Mike Hollingsworth]


Hollingworth, Clare
Born 10 October 1911  (Knighton, Powys, Wales)
Former journalist who made her name as a war correspondent during WWII.
[Picture of Clare Hollingworth]


Holm, Ian
Born 12 September 1931  (Goodmayes, Essex, England)
Respected stage and film actor - played Bilbo Baggins in the 'Lord of the Rings' films and the rather shifty android Ash in the 1979 classic 'Alien'.
[Picture of Ian Holm]


Holmes, James
Born 13 December 1987  (San Diego, California, USA)
Weird but sadly, deranged nutter who killed 12 people in a shooting spree at a cinema in Aurora, Colorado in 2012.
[Picture of James Holmes]


Holt, Mary
Born 31 July 1924  (place of birth unknown)
Fomer Conservative MP, later a judge.
[Picture of Mary Holt]


Homeier, Skip
Born 5 October 1930  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American stage and screen actor.
[Picture of Skip Homeier]


Honecker, Margot Margot Honecker is no longer with us
Born 17 April 1927  (Halle, Germany)

Died 6 May 2016  (Santiago, Chile)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Widow of ex-East German dictator Erich. Also a politician in her own right, she now lives in Chile.
[Picture of Margot Honecker]


Hong, James
Born 22 February 1929  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
American actor of Chinese descent with over 500 TV and film roles to his credit including providing voices for characters in 'Mulan' and 'KungFu Panda'
[Picture of James Hong]


Hooker, John Jay John Jay Hooker is no longer with us
Born 24 August 1930  (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

Died 24 January 2016  (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Attorney, entrepreneur and Democratic candiate for the state of Tennessee on two occasions.
[Picture of John Jay Hooker]


Hooper, Gladys Gladys Hooper is no longer with us
Born 18 January 1903  (London, England)

Died 9 July 2016  (Ryde, Isle of Wight, England)

Age at death: 113  (read death notice)
The oldest person in Britain as of 2016.
[Picture of Gladys Hooper]


Hooper, Stix
Born 15 August 1938  (Houston, Texas, USA)
American Jazz drummer and producer. Member of the Crusaders.
[Picture of Stix Hooper]


Hoover, Joseph
Born 8 August 1932  (place of birth unknown)
American film actor.
[Picture of Joseph Hoover]


Hopkins, Katie
Born 13 February 1975  (Barnstaple, Devon, England)
Controversial, publicity hungry, loudmouth who touts herself around the reality TV circuit.
[Picture of Katie Hopkins]


Hopkirk, Paddy
Born 14 April 1933  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Former professional rally driver.
[Picture of Paddy Hopkirk]


Horan, Linda Linda Horan is no longer with us
Born in Boston, Massachussetts, USA  (exact date unknown)

Died 1 February 2016  (Alstead, New Hampshire, USA)

Age at death: 64  (read death notice)
New Hampshire woman who sued for the use of marijuana when suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Linda Horan]


Horan, Niall
Born 13 September 1993  (Mullingar, Westmeath, Rep of Ireland)
Floppy blond member of boy band One Direction. A fan of Derby County FC. Can he be converted to a fan of the Derby Deadpool?
[Picture of Niall Horan]


Horne, Marilyn
Born 16 January 1934  (Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA)
American opera singer, now suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Marilyn Horne]


Horowitz, David
Born 10 January 1939  (Queens, New York, USA)
Former marxist-turned right-wing political activist.
[Picture of David Horowitz]


Houellebecq, Michel
Born 26 February 1956  (Réunion island, France)
French writer and filmmaker.
[Picture of Michel Houellebecq]


Houghton, Shep
Born 4 June 1914  (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)
Actor and dancer, an extra who appeared in 'Gone With the Wind', 'Show Boat' and 'Hello Dolly', amongst others.
[Picture of Shep Houghton]


Houston, Glyn
Born 24 October 1926  (Rhondda Valley, Wales)
Welsh actor, in numerous TV series over the years.
[Picture of Glyn Houston]


Howard, Euan
Born 26 November 1923  (place of birth unknown)
AKA 4th Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal. Conservative peer.
[Picture of Euan Howard]


Howard, John
Born 26 July 1939  (Sydney, Australia)
Former Australian Prime Minister.
[Picture of John Howard]


Howard, Michael
Born 7 July 1941  (Llanelli, Wales)
Barrister and Tory MP, who was Home Secretary in John Major's government, and in November 2003 was elected leader of the Conservative Party.
[Picture of Michael Howard]


Howarth, Elgar
Born 4 November 1935  ( Cannock, Staffordshire, England)
British conductor and trumpeter.
[Picture of Elgar Howarth]


Howe, Darcus
Born 26 February 1943  (Moruga, Victoria, Trinidad and Tobago)
Controversial broadcaster, writer and activist. If he was to die this year, he'd probably blame Whitey.
[Picture of Darcus Howe]


Howe, Gordie Gordie Howe is no longer with us
Born 31 March 1928  (Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada)

Died 10 June 2016  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Former top ice hockey player, a legend in North America.
[Picture of Gordie Howe]


Howes, Sally Ann
Born 20 July 1930  (London, England)
Actress, played Truly Scrumptious in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'.
[Picture of Sally Ann Howes]


Hubbard, Edward L.
Born 18 May 1938  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Former US Air Force colonel, who later wrote and painted about his experiences. Best known for being a long-time POW during the Vietnam War.
[Picture of Edward L. Hubbard]


Hudd, Roy
Born 16 May 1936  (Croydon, Surrey, England)
Actor & comedian on TV, theatre, radio & film - one of the more popular names from music hall past still around today.
[Picture of Roy Hudd]


Hudgens, Gregory Gregory Hudgens is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 30 January 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 65  (read death notice)
Father of 'High School Musical' star, Victoria Hudgens.
[Picture of Gregory Hudgens]


Hudson, Ann
Date and place of birth unknown
Grandmother of pop star Katy Perry. Born c.1921.
[Picture of Ann Hudson]


Hudson, Garth
Born 2 August 1937  (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Multi-intrumentalists for folk-rock legends The Band.
[Picture of Garth Hudson]


Hughes, Chris "Merrick"
Born 3 March 1954  (place of birth unknown)
Ex-drummer for Adam and the Ants. Later a producer for Tears for Fears.
[Picture of Chris


Hughes, Declan
Born in Dublin, Rep of Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish playwright. Born 1963.
[Picture of Declan Hughes]


Hughes, Peter
Born 20 May 1922  (London, England)
British actor. Played General Franco in Alan Parker's 'Evita'.
[Picture of Peter Hughes]


Hume, John
Born 18 January 1937  (Londonderry, Northern Ireland)
Former leader of the SDLP and joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998. In 2010 was voted 'Ireland's Greatest' person, despite being born in Northern Ireland.
[Picture of John Hume]


Humphries, Barry
Born 17 February 1934  (Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Australian comic actor of Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson fame.
[Picture of Barry Humphries]


Hung, Sammo
Born 7 January 1952  (Hong Kong)
Actor and martial artist who starred in the TV series 'Martial Law' which Channel 5 used to show, like all the time...
[Picture of Sammo Hung]


Hunniford, Gloria
Born 10 April 1940  (Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland)
Long-serving TV & radio presenter, mother of the late Caron Keating.
[Picture of Gloria Hunniford]


Hunt, Marsha
Born 17 October 1917  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Blacklisted Hollywood actress.
[Picture of Marsha Hunt]


Hunt, Roger
Born 20 July 1938  (Golborne, Lancashire, England)
Liverpool FC's all-time leading league goalscorer and one of the heroes of England's 1966 World Cup win.
[Picture of Roger Hunt]


Hunter, Tab
Born 11 July 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actor and chart-topping singer.
[Picture of Tab Hunter]


Huntley, Ian
Born 31 January 1974  (Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England)
School caretaker who murdered two 10-year-old girls in Soham, Cambridgeshire and sentenced in 2003 to two terms of life imprisonment, and it was revealed after his trial that he had previously been accused of a string of sex crimes.
[Picture of Ian Huntley]


Hurd, Douglas
Born 8 March 1930  (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England)
Former diplomat, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under the Thatcher and Major governments and that his name is rhyming slang for a third-class university degree. Or defication.
[Picture of Douglas Hurd]


Hurley, Charlie
Born 4 October 1936  (Cork, Rep of Ireland)
Legendary and hugely popular former Sunderland FC player and Reading FC manager.
[Picture of Charlie Hurley]


Hurt, John
Born 22 January 1940  (Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England)
Actor - 'A Man For All Seasons', 'I, Claudius', 'The Elephant Man', etc etc.
[Picture of John Hurt]


Hussain, Nasser
Born 28 March 1968  (Madras, India)
Former England cricket captain who arguably sparked their revival to eventually become the World's best test side at present.
[Picture of Nasser Hussain]


Huston, Anjelica
Born 8 July 1951  (Santa Monica, California, USA)
Actress, the latest of the Huston film personality dynasty - daughter of John, grand-daughter of Walter. Perhaps best known for her role as Morticia Addams in the Addams Family films of the 1990s.
[Picture of Anjelica Huston]


Hutch1ns0n, H3l3n
Date and place of birth unknown
Cancer-stricken woman whose NHS funding was removed. Born 1966. Died in March 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of H3l3n Hutch1ns0n]


Hutchinson, Jeremy
Born 28 March 1915  (Lullington, Sussex, England)
Lawyer & member of the Arts Council. Also formerly married to the actress, Dame Peggy Ashcroft.
[Picture of Jeremy Hutchinson]


Huyck, Willard
Born 8 September 1945  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Screenwriter, director and producer, best known for his work on the Indiana Jones films and 'American Graffitti'.
[Picture of Willard Huyck]


Hvorostovsky, Dmitri
Born 16 October 1962  (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
Russian baritone opera singer.
[Picture of Dmitri Hvorostovsky]


Hye-Ja, Kim
Born 14 September 1941  (Gyeongseong, South Korea)
South Korean actress.
[Picture of Kim Hye-Ja]

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