Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: J


J0hn50n, C0nn13
Date and place of birth unknown
Sister of Australian actor Sam Johnson, currently suffering from cancer.
[Picture of C0nn13 J0hn50n]


J0ne5, S@r@h S@r@h J0ne5 is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 1 January 2016  (Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, Wales)

Age at death: 33  (read death notice)
Terminally ill mum-of-three whose last wish was to see out Christmas.
[Picture of S@r@h J0ne5]


Jacklin, Tony
Born 7 July 1944  (Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England)
One of Britain's most successful golfers. Captained Europe to an epochal win over the United States in the Ryder Cup in 1985.
[Picture of Tony Jacklin]


Jackman, Hugh
Born 12 October 1968  (Sydney, NSW, Australia)
Australian actor who found success in Hollywood in the film 'X-Men' as Wolverine. Presented the Academy Awards in 2010.
[Picture of Hugh Jackman]


Jackman, Robin
Born 13 August 1945  (Simla, Punjab, India)
Former England international cricketer.
[Picture of Robin Jackman]


Jackson, Betty
Born 24 June 1949  (Bacup, Lancashire, England)
British fashion designer. Lost her leg aged six.
[Picture of Betty Jackson]


Jackson, Francis
Born 2 October 1917  (Malton, Yorkshire, England)
Organist and composer, Was Organist of York Minster from 1946-1982.
[Picture of Francis Jackson]


Jackson, Jeremy
Born 16 October 1980  (Newport Beach, California, USA)
Actor who played David Hasselhoff's son in 'Baywatch'.
[Picture of Jeremy Jackson]


Jackson, Joe
Born 11 August 1954  (Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
British musician, singer-songwriter & pianist.
[Picture of Joe Jackson]


Jackson, Joseph
Born 26 July 1929  (Fountain Hill, Arkansas, USA)
Father of Michael & all the other Jacksons, former manager of Jackson 5.
[Picture of Joseph Jackson]


Jackson, Katherine
Born 4 May 1930  (Barbour County, Alabama)
Matriarch of the legendary Jackson family of musicians.
[Picture of Katherine Jackson]


Jackson, Wanda
Born 20 October 1937  (Maud, Oklahoma, USA)
Acclaimed rockabilly singer.
[Picture of Wanda Jackson]


Jacobi, Derek
Born 22 October 1938  (Leytonstone, London, England)
Actor, mostly on stage, but with notable TV & film credits as well.
[Picture of Derek Jacobi]


Jacobs, John
Born 14 March 1925  (Lindrick, Yorkshire, England)
Yorkshire born golfer whose extensive coaching activities and contacts help set up the European open.
[Picture of John Jacobs]


Jaffee, Al
Born 13 March 1921  (Savannah, Georgia, USA)
Cartoonist with MAD magazine since 1955. Features include the back cover fold-in and 'Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions'.
[Picture of Al Jaffee]


Jagger, Mick
Born 26 July 1943  (Dartford, Kent, England)
Rubber-lipped lead singer of the Rolling Stones.
[Picture of Mick Jagger]


Jakes, Milos
Born 12 August 1922  (Ceské Chalupy, Czechoslovakia)
General Secretary of the Czech Communist Party until the Velvet Revolution turfed him out.
[Picture of Milos Jakes]


James, Clifton
Born 29 May 1921  (New York, New York, USA)
Actor, Sheriff J.W. Pepper in two James Bond movies.
[Picture of Clifton James]


James, Clive
Born 7 October 1939  (Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
TV critic, writer & author who thinks he is far far funnier than he actually is.
[Picture of Clive James]


James, Graham
Born 19 January 1951  (Bideford, Devon, England)
Bishop of Norwich.
[Picture of Graham James]


James, Jesse G.
Born 19 April 1969  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Customizer of Motorcycles as featured in the U.S. Reality TV show 'Monster Garage'. Was married to Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock, before the eejit went and had an affair and was subsequently divorced.
[Picture of Jesse G. James]


James, LeBron
Born 30 December 1984  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Basketball player in the NBA
[Picture of LeBron James]


James, Polly
Born 8 July 1941  (Blackburn, Lancashire, England)
Actress best known as the archetypal "dolly bird" Beryl Hennesey in Carla Lane's 'The Liver Birds'.
[Picture of Polly James]


James, Sonny Sonny James is no longer with us
Born 1 May 1929  (Hackleburg, Alabama, USA)

Died 22 February 2016  (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Country & Western singer.
[Picture of Sonny James]


Jane, Bob
Born 18 December 1929  (Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia)
Former touring car racing driver, but better known, in Australia anyway, as a businessman.
[Picture of Bob Jane]


Janic, Adrienne
Born 25 July 1974  (Whittier, California, USA)
American actress and television host.
[Picture of Adrienne Janic]


Janis, Byron
Born 24 March 1928  (McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA)
American classical pianist.
[Picture of Byron Janis]


Janis, Conrad
Born 11 February 1928  (New York, New York, USA)
Jazz musician & actor, played Mindy's laconic dad in 'Mork and Mindy'.
[Picture of Conrad Janis]


Janssen, Jan
Born 19 May 1940  (Nootdorp, Netherlands)
Former professional cyclist. First Dutchman to win the Tour de France, in 1968.
[Picture of Jan Janssen]


January, Don
Born 20 November 1929  (Plainview, Texas, USA)
Retired golfer whose cheeky attempt to wait for a put that didn't quite make it to drop in by itself actually caused the rules of golf to be changed. Fascinating.
[Picture of Don January]


Jardine, Al
Born 3 September 1942  (Lima, Ohio, USA)
Founder member of 60s pop giants The Beach Boys.
[Picture of Al Jardine]


Jarvis, Fred
Born 8 September 1924  (London, England)
Retired trade union leader mostly involved with the NUT and NUS. Should've gone to Specsavers.
[Picture of Fred Jarvis]


Jasmine, Chloe
Born 4 July 1991  (Sussex, England)
Singer and model from reality TV shows.
[Picture of Chloe Jasmine]


Jason, David
Born 2 February 1940  (Edmonton, London, England)
Comedy actor, best known as Granville in 'Open All Hours' and Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter in 'Only Fools and Horses'. Even after a decade, it's still hard not to smirk at his supposedly serious role as Detective Inspector Jack Frost in 'A Touch of Frost'.
[Picture of David Jason]


Jawara, Dawda
Born 16 May 1924  (Barajally, The Gambia)
Gambian politician and the nation's first President, from 1970-1994.
[Picture of Dawda Jawara]


Jayston, Michael
Born 29 October 1935  (Nottingham, England)
Velvet-voiced actor who has appeared in a wide variety of films and tv programmes.
[Picture of Michael Jayston]


Jean, Al
Born 9 January 1961  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Screenwriter for 'The Simpsons' among others.
[Picture of Al Jean]


Jean I of Luxembourg, Grand Duke
Born 5 January 1921  (Berg Castle, Luxembourg)
Ruler of Luxembourg from 1964 to 2000.
[Picture of Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg]


Jeannette, Gertrude
Born 28 November 1914  (Union County, Arkansas, USA)
American film and stage actress, as well as a theatre director. Also the first woman licensed to drive a motorbike in New York City, and its first female cabbie.
[Picture of Gertrude Jeannette]


Jeavons, Colin
Born 20 October 1929  (Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales)
Actor who was a regular on TV until his retirement in 1994. Was the voice behind 1970s children's cartoon 'Barnaby the Bear'.
[Picture of Colin Jeavons]


Jeffreys, Anne
Born 26 January 1923  (Goldsboro, North Carolina, USA)
Actress and singer, who started in musicals but had some non-singing roles in both film and TV.
[Picture of Anne Jeffreys]


Jeffreys, Sheila
Born 13 May 1948  (place of birth unknown)
Lesbian feminist activist.
[Picture of Sheila Jeffreys]


Jelinek, Elfriede
Born 20 October 1946  (Mürzzuschlag, Styria, Austria)
Austrian feminist playwright & novelist.
[Picture of Elfriede Jelinek]


Jenkin, Patrick Patrick Jenkin is no longer with us
Born 7 January 1926  (Oxford, England)

Died 20 December 2016  (Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk, England)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
Politician, a member of both Edward Heath & Margaret Thatcher's government cabinets.
[Picture of Patrick Jenkin]


Jenkins, Right Rev. David Right Rev. David Jenkins is no longer with us
Born 26 January 1925  (Bromley, Kent, England)

Died 4 September 2016  (Barnard Castle, County Durham, England)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Hugely controversial former Bishop of Durham.
[Picture of Right Rev. David Jenkins]


Jenkins, Stella
Date and place of birth unknown
Research on this pick has drawn a blank but I can take a wild guess what kind of pick this is…
[Picture of Stella Jenkins]


Jenner, Bruce/Caitlyn
Born 28 October 1949  (Mount Kisco, New York, USA)
Olympic Decathlon champion in 1976. Made headlines in 2015 by declaring himself a woman. It'll be the end of days before Daley Thompson slips on a dress and a couple of falsies…
[Picture of Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner]


Jenner, Esther
Date and place of birth unknown
Mother of Olympic champion turned transexual Bruce (Caitlyn) Jenner. Born 1926.
[Picture of Esther Jenner]


Jensen, John
Born 3 May 1965  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Former Danish international footballer. Scored the opening goal for the national side in their famous shock win over Germany in the 1992 European Championship.
[Picture of John Jensen]


Jeon, Mu-Song
Born 28 September 1941  (Haeju, South Korea)
Veteran South Korean actor.
[Picture of Mu-Song Jeon]


Jepson, Harry Harry Jepson is no longer with us
Born 4 February 1920  (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)

Died 29 August 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
President of Leeds Rhinos rugby league club.
[Picture of Harry Jepson]


Jewison, Norman
Born 21 July 1926  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian film director of such films as 'In the Heat of the Night' and 'Rollerball'.
[Picture of Norman Jewison]


Jiang, Yang Yang Jiang is no longer with us
Born 17 July 1911  (Beijing, China)

Died 25 May 2016  (Beijing, China)

Age at death: 104  (read death notice)
Chinese playwright and author.
[Picture of Yang Jiang]


Jingnian, Yang
Born 17 October 1908  (place of birth unknown)
Chinese economist and translator. Died in September 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Yang Jingnian]


Jodorowsky, Alejandro
Born 7 February 1929  (Tocopilla, Chile)
Jewish Chilean filmmaker who made the cult western 'El Topo' in 1970.
[Picture of Alejandro Jodorowsky]


Johanson, Sue
Born 16 March 1930  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Sex education lecturer, academic and speaker.
[Picture of Sue Johanson]


Johns, Glynis
Born 5 October 1923  (Pretoria, South Africa)
Husky-voiced actress (and dancer/singer), of Welsh origin, a popular actress in the 1950s.
[Picture of Glynis Johns]


Johns, Jasper
Born 15 May 1930  (Augusta, Georgia, USA)
American abstract expressionist painter.
[Picture of Jasper Johns]


Johnson, Andre
Date and place of birth unknown
AKA Christ Bearer of 90s rap collective Wu-Tang Clan. Cut off his own penis in 2014. Born c. 1974.
[Picture of Andre Johnson]


Johnson, Bill Bill Johnson is no longer with us
Born 30 March 1960  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 21 January 2016  (Gresham, Oregon, USA)

Age at death: 55  (read death notice)
Skier, the first American to win an alpine skiing Olympic gold medal, in Sarajevo in 1984.
[Picture of Bill Johnson]


Johnson, George "Johnny"
Date and place of birth unknown
Member of the "Dambusters" mission in the Second World War. Born 1922.
[Picture of George


Johnson, Holly
Born 19 February 1960  (Khartoum, Sudan)
African-born former front man of '80s Scouse popsters Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Was diagnosed with HIV in the late '80s, but treatment has kept it at bay ever since, and he continues to work in the music industry.
[Picture of Holly Johnson]


Johnson, Magic
Born 14 August 1959  (Lansing, Michigan, USA)
HIV-positive former basketball player.
[Picture of Magic Johnson]


Johnson, Teddy
Born 4 September 1920  (Surbiton, Surrey, England)
Variety star, a singer, along with his wife Pearl Carr, who were big in the 50s, but have now both long been forgotten about.
[Picture of Teddy Johnson]


Johnson, Wilko
Born 12 July 1947  (Canvey Island, Essex, England)
Former lead guitarist and songwriter for pub rock legends Dr. Feelgood.
[Picture of Wilko Johnson]


Johnston, Bruce
Born 27 June 1942  (Peoria, Illinois, USA)
Bass guirarist and record producer who replaced Brian Wilson in The Beach Boys when the latter couldn't handle live performances.
[Picture of Bruce Johnston]


Johnston, J. Bennett
Born 10 June 1932  (Shreveport, Louisiana, USA)
Former US Senator from Louisiana between 1972-1997.
[Picture of J. Bennett Johnston]


Johnston, Joe
Born 13 May 1950  (Austin, Texas, USA)
Movie director, behind 'Honey, I Shrunk The Kids' and 'Jumanji'.
[Picture of Joe Johnston]


Jolie, Angelina
Born 4 June 1975  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Lara Croft actress.
[Picture of Angelina Jolie]


Jonah, Willie
Date and place of birth unknown
British actor.
[Picture of Willie Jonah]


Jones, Alex
Born 11 February 1974  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Perma-angry conspiracy theorist par excellance and owner of the site anyone even remotely politically aware secretly dips into, Infowars.
[Picture of Alex Jones]


Jones, Bruce
Born 24 January 1953  (Collyhurst, Manchester, England)
Actor, Les Battersby in Coronation Street. Currently, and this was seen by OoO once, performing stand-up comedy in his beloved Benidorm. He wasn't very good.
[Picture of Bruce Jones]


Jones, Cliff
Born 7 February 1935  (Swansea, Wales)
Former Tottenham Hotspur winger, part of the legendary double winning side of 1961.
[Picture of Cliff Jones]


Jones, Freddie
Born 17 August 1927  (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
Actor, currently in Emmerdale & has been on TV for aeons.
[Picture of Freddie Jones]


Jones, Gemma
Born 4 December 1942  (London, England)
BAFTA-winning character actress.
[Picture of Gemma Jones]


Jones, Jeffrey
Born 28 September 1946  (Buffalo, New York, USA)
Actor, in a heap of films and TV shows. Also a registered sex offender.
[Picture of Jeffrey Jones]


Jones, Kenney
Born 16 September 1948  (London, England)
Rock drummer. Last surviving member of mod band The Small Faces. Drummer for The Who since 1978 after the death of Keith Moon.
[Picture of Kenney Jones]


Jones, L. Q.
Born 19 August 1927  (Jefferson County, Texas, USA)
Actor who appeared in several Sam Peckinpah films.
[Picture of L. Q. Jones]


Jones, Lewis
Born 11 April 1931  (Gorseinon, Glamorgan Wales)
Former Welsh international rugby player for both codes.
[Picture of Lewis Jones]


Jones, Paddy
Born 1 July 1934  (Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England)
The World's oldest salsa dancer, apparently…
[Picture of Paddy Jones]


Jones, Quincy
Born 14 March 1933  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Music composer, trumpeter, record producer & arranger, mainly of "feel-good" music.
[Picture of Quincy Jones]


Jones, Randy
Born 13 September 1952  (Raleigh, North Carolina, USA)
Singer with camp disco band The Village People. He was the cowboy.
[Picture of Randy Jones]


Jones, Robert
Date and place of birth unknown
Father of leftie journalist Owen Jones. Born c. 1945.
[Picture of Robert Jones]


Jones, Ruth
Born 22 September 1966  (Bridgend, Wales)
Acclaimed Welsh actress. Starred and co-wrote hit series 'Gavin & Stacey'.
[Picture of Ruth Jones]


Jones, Sally
Date and place of birth unknown
Former punk rocker turned wife of ISIS Jihadist who was killed in a drone strike. Born c. 1968.
[Picture of Sally Jones]


Jones, Sharon Sharon Jones is no longer with us
Born 4 May 1956  (Augusta, Georgia, USA)

Died 18 November 2016  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 60  (read death notice)
Soul and funk singer, now suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Sharon Jones]


Jones, Susannah Mushatt Susannah Mushatt Jones is no longer with us
Born 6 July 1899  (Lowndes County, Alabama, USA)

Died 12 May 2016  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 116  (read death notice)
The oldest person in the World as of the beginning of 2016.
[Picture of Susannah Mushatt Jones]


Jones, Tanya
Born in Hertfordshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Wife of footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones. Had a heart transplant in the late 1980s. Born 1963.
[Picture of Tanya Jones]


Jones, Terry
Born 1 February 1942  (Colwyn Bay, Wales)
Member of Monty Python and one of Britain's most noted historians.
[Picture of Terry Jones]


Jones, Tom
Born 7 June 1940  (Pontypridd, Wales)
Gravelly-voiced, hirsute Welsh singer, inexplicably attractive to ladies of a certain age.
[Picture of Tom Jones]


Jong-Un, Kim
Born 8 January 1983  (Pyongyang, North Korea)
Son of the late North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il and appointed successor to the dear leader after his death in December 2011.
[Picture of Kim Jong-Un]


Jordan, DeAndre
Born 21 July 1988  (Houston, Texas, USA)
American basketball player and devout Christian, peppered with tattoos of the faith.
[Picture of DeAndre Jordan]


Jordan, Michael
Born 17 February 1963  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
One of the most successful & certainly most well-known basketball players of all time.
[Picture of Michael Jordan]


Jørgensen, Anker Anker Jørgensen is no longer with us
Born 13 July 1922  (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Died 20 March 2016  (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Former Prime Minister of Denmark.
[Picture of Anker Jørgensen]


José, José
Born 17 February 1948  (Mexico City, Mexico)
Mexican singer who sold millions of records, but also a former drunk/addict with emphysema which aided in him losing much of his singing range and his career and led to financial problems and depression.
[Picture of José José]


Joseph, Lesley
Born 14 October 1942  (London, England)
Actress best known as the eternally randy Dorien Green in 'Birds of a Feather'.
[Picture of Lesley Joseph]


Joyce, Ron
Born in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada  (exact date unknown)
Businessman who co-founded the Tim Horton's doughnut empire. Born 1930.
[Picture of Ron Joyce]


Juan Carlos Of Spain, King
Born 5 January 1938  (Rome, Italy)
King of Spain from 1975 to his surprise abdication in 2014.
[Picture of King Juan Carlos Of Spain]


Jules, Gary
Born 19 March 1969  (Fresno, California, USA)
American singer-songwiter who with Micchael Andrews enjoyed an unlikely UK Christmas Number 1 in 2003 with their cover of Tears For Fears' 'Mad World'.
[Picture of Gary Jules]


Julius Norwich, John
Born 15 September 1929  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
Historian, TV broadcaster & travel writer, son of politician Duff Cooper.
[Picture of John Julius Norwich]

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