Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: I


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


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


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


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


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


Iglesias, Gabriel
Born 15 July 1976  (San Diego, California, USA)
AKA "Fluffy", rotund US comedian.
[Picture of Gabriel Iglesias]


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


Ilves, Toomas Hendrik
Born 26 December 1953  (Stockholm, Sweden)
President of Estonia since 2006.
[Picture of Toomas Hendrik Ilves]


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


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


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


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


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


Irvin, Monte Monte Irvin is no longer with us
Born 25 February 1919  (Haleburg, Alabama, USA)

Died 11 January 2016  (Houston, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
One of the first top black players in major league baseball, who was signed by the New York Giants in 1949.
[Picture of Monte Irvin]


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


Irving, George S. George S. Irving is no longer with us
Born 1 November 1922  (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 26 December 2016  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Veteran Broadway actor.
[Picture of George S. Irving]


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


Ivanov, Ivan
Born 6 December 1921  (place of birth unknown)
Trapshooter for Bulgaria in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov]

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