Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: M


M0nk5, St3v3n
Date and place of birth unknown
Terminally-ill man whose wedding was paid for by strangers. Born c. 1980. Died in December 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of St3v3n M0nk5]


M0rri5, K3lly K3lly M0rri5 is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 5 January 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 40  (read death notice)
Terminally ill mother.
[Picture of K3lly M0rri5]


Maarohanye, Molemo
Born 29 June 1980  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Hip hop artist aka Jub Jub. More like Blub Blub when he killed 4 children, and left 2 brain damaged, drag racing on a public road, completely stoned, in 2010.
[Picture of Molemo Maarohanye]


MacAlpine, Tony
Born 29 August 1960  (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)
Rock guitarist/instrumentalist.
[Picture of Tony MacAlpine]


Macapagal-Arroyo, Gloria
Born 5 April 1947  (San Juan, Philippines)
President of Philippines from 2001-2010. Now facing corruption charges.
[Picture of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo]


Macbeth, Peter
Born 2 February 1943  (Marylebone, London, England)
Former member of the soul group The Foundations who was jailed in 2008 for sexual abuse & child porn, despite claiming he was terminally ill.
[Picture of Peter Macbeth]


Macchio, Ralph
Born 4 November 1961  (Huntington, New York, USA)
Actor, the 'kid' in the 'Karate Kid' movies.
[Picture of Ralph Macchio]


MacDonald, Jerry
Born 13 March 1933  (Magnolia, Texas, USA)
Reality TV participant, who was the oldest House Guest on Big Brother USA.
[Picture of Jerry MacDonald]


MacFarlane, Norman
Born 5 March 1926  (place of birth unknown)
Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden, Conservative politician and industrialist.
[Picture of Norman MacFarlane]


MacGowan, Shane
Born 25 December 1957  (Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England)
Dentally challenged singer-songwriter who used to front the Pogues. Constantly rumoured to be on the brink of death due to non-stop drinking, smoking and drug-taking. But he's still going...
[Picture of Shane MacGowan]


Mack, Warner
Born 2 April 1938  (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)
Country music singer and songwriter.
[Picture of Warner Mack]


Mack Smith, Denis
Born 3 March 1920  (London, England)
Historian, specialising on Italy.
[Picture of Denis Mack Smith]


Mackay, James
Born 2 July 1927  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Baron Mackay of Clashfern, Lord Chancellor from 1987-1997.
[Picture of James Mackay]


MacKinnon, Catherine
Born 7 October 1946  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Feminist scholar.
[Picture of Catherine MacKinnon]


MacLaine, Shirley
Born 24 April 1934  (Richmond, Virginia, USA)
Oddball Hollywood actress who has starred in countless films, such as 'Some Came Running' (1958), 'The Apartment' (1960), 'Sweet Charity' (1969) , 'Being There' (1979) and 'Postcards from the Edge' (1990). Sister of Warren Beatty.
[Picture of Shirley MacLaine]


Macmillan, Katharine
Born 4 January 1921  (place of birth unknown)
Dowager Viscountess Macmillan of Ovenden, daughter-in-law of the late British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan.
[Picture of Katharine Macmillan]


Macy, Bill
Born 18 May 1922  (Revere, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor, on a host of TV programmes, including 'Maude' for which he is best known (at least in America).
[Picture of Bill Macy]


Madden, John
Born 10 April 1936  (Austin, Minnesota, USA)
Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders (overseeing their victory in Superbowl XI), who has been an NFL commentator on TV for over twenty years.
[Picture of John Madden]


Madeley, Paul
Born 20 September 1944  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Former Leeds United great, who, sadly seems to be in as much dire straits & ill-health as his former team currently are. Also won 24 caps for England.
[Picture of Paul Madeley]


Madoc, Ruth
Born 16 April 1943  (Norwich, Norfolk, England)
English-born Welsh actress, famous in the 80s for 'Hi-de-Hi', but more recently as the mum of "the only gay in the village", Dafydd Thomas, in 'Little Britain'.
[Picture of Ruth Madoc]


Madoff, Bernard
Born 29 April 1938  (Queens, New York, USA)
Disgraced former Chairman of NASDAQ, who is accused of committing $50 billion worth of fraud.
[Picture of Bernard Madoff]


Maggard, Joe
Born 8 December 1955  (Lynch, Kentucky, USA)
Actor who played Ronald McDonald in the commercials in the 1990s.
[Picture of Joe Maggard]


Magnificent, Majestik
Date and place of birth unknown
Magician who was late Michael Jackson's personal magician. Died in February 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Majestik Magnificent]


Maharis, George
Born 1 September 1928  (Astoria, New York, USA)
Actor. played Buz Murdock in the first three seasons of 'Route 66' from 1960 to 1963.
[Picture of George Maharis]


Mahler, Horst
Born 23 January 1936  (Haynau, Lower Silesia, Germany)
Lawyer and political activist who switched from the extreme left to extreme right in the blink of an eye.
[Picture of Horst Mahler]


Mahmud, Sardar Zalmai
Born 2 February 1923  (place of birth unknown)
Former Afghan ambassador.
[Picture of Sardar Zalmai Mahmud]


Mahoney, Louis
Born 8 September 1938  (The Gambia)
Gambian-born actor ('Fawlty Towers', 'Doctor Who').
[Picture of Louis Mahoney]


Mahood, Kenneth
Born 4 February 1930  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Irish political cartoonist.
[Picture of Kenneth Mahood]


Maillet, Antonine
Born 10 May 1929  (Bouctouche, Canada)
French-Canadian novelist and scholar.
[Picture of Antonine Maillet]


Majors, Lee
Born 23 April 1940  (Wyandotte, Michigan, USA)
Actor, born Harvey Lee Yeary, most famous as Colonel Steve Austin, 'The Six Million Dollar Man'.
[Picture of Lee Majors]


Mäkinen, Timo
Born 18 March 1938  (Helsinki, Finland)
Motor rallying star, one of the legendary "Flying Finns" of the 1960s.
[Picture of Timo Mäkinen]


Makk, Károly
Born 22 December 1925  (Berettyoujfalu, Hungary)
Hungarian film director and screenwriter.
[Picture of Károly Makk]


Malahide, Patrick
Born 24 March 1945  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
British actor who starred in TV series such as 'The Singing Detective' and 'Minder'. Also starred in films including 'Comfort and Joy' and 'A Month in the Country'.
[Picture of Patrick Malahide]


Malarkey, Donald
Born 31 July 1921  (Astoria, Oregon, USA)
Member of "Easy" Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. Played by actor Scott Grimes in the TV series 'Band of Brothers'.
[Picture of Donald Malarkey]


Maldonado, Pastor
Born 10 March 1985  (Maracay, Venezuela)
Venezuelan Formula 1 racing driver.
[Picture of Pastor Maldonado]


Mallett, Timmy
Born 18 October 1955  (Hyde, Cheshire, England)
Insanely annoying former presenter of children's TV show 'Wacaday'.
[Picture of Timmy Mallett]


Malone, Dorothy
Born 30 January 1925  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Film actress - 'Written on the Wind', 'The Big Sleep' and more recently, 'Basic Instinct'.
[Picture of Dorothy Malone]


Maloney, Frank
Born 23 January 1953  (Peckham, London, England)
Outspoken boxing promoter, a small man with a very big mouth. Inexplicably announced he was a woman and will undergo transex surgery in 2014.
[Picture of Frank Maloney]


Mamlouk, Ali
Born 19 February 1946  (Damascus, Syria)
Special security adviser to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
[Picture of Ali Mamlouk]


Mandan, Robert
Born 2 February 1932  (Clever, Missouri, USA)
Actor in a range of programmes in the US, including 'Soap' and 'All My Children'.
[Picture of Robert Mandan]


Mandela, Winnie
Born 26 September 1934  (Bizana, Pondoland, Transkei, South Africa)
The first black First Lady of South Africa, and now estranged wife of Nelson.
[Picture of Winnie Mandela]


Mandelson, Peter
Born 21 October 1953  (London, England)
Dark lord of the New Labour project, who served in the cabinet on no less than three separate occasions.
[Picture of Peter Mandelson]


Mangeshkar, Lata
Born 28 September 1929  (Indore, India)
Veteran Indian 'playback singer' i.e. one that provides the real Hindi singing which the pretty actresses mime to in Bollywood films.
[Picture of Lata Mangeshkar]


Manilow, Barry
Born 17 June 1943  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Cheesy easy-listening singer with a big nose.
[Picture of Barry Manilow]


Manley, Dorothy
Born 29 April 1927  (Manor Park, London, England)
Won silver in the 1948 Olympic Games 100 metres for Great Britain.
[Picture of Dorothy Manley]


Mann, John
Born 10 January 1960  (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)
Labour MP for Bassetlaw since 2001.
[Picture of John Mann]


Manners, John
Born 25 September 1914  (Exeter, Devon, England)
Former cricketer for Hampshire before and after WWII.
[Picture of John Manners]


Manning, Katy
Born 14 October 1946  (Guildford, Surrey, England)
Actress, best known for her role as Dr. Who's companion, Jo Grant from 1971-1973.
[Picture of Katy Manning]


Mansell, Jack
Born 22 August 1927  (Salford, Cheshire, England)
Former Brighton and Portsmouth defender, best remembered for a so-so spell in charge of Reading FC.
[Picture of Jack Mansell]


Mansfield, Jayne Marie
Born 8 November 1950  (Austin, Texas, USA)
Daughter of THE Jayne Mansfield.
[Picture of Jayne Marie Mansfield]


Manson, Charles
Born 12 November 1934  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Infamous leader of a cult called "The Family", which was responsible for several brutal murders in the 1960s. In prison since 1971.
[Picture of Charles Manson]


Maradona, Diego
Born 30 October 1960  (Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Football genius turned cocaine addict who later managed Argentina to a quarter final spot in the 2010 World Cup.
[Picture of Diego Maradona]


Maranne, André
Born in Toulouse, France  (exact date unknown)
Actor who always played the French chap on British TV and film. Born 1926.
[Picture of André Maranne]


Marchione, Margherita
Born 19 February 1922  (Little Ferry, New Jersey, USA)
Roman Catholic nun and defender of wartime pope Pius XII.
[Picture of Margherita Marchione]


Marcos, Imelda
Born 2 July 1929  (Manila, Philippines)
Former beauty queen, lavish-living, obsessive shoe-collector and widow of former Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos.
[Picture of Imelda Marcos]


Marcus, Rudolph A.
Born 21 July 1923  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Canadian-born chemist, received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
[Picture of Rudolph A. Marcus]


Maren, Jerry
Born 24 January 1920  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor - kicked off a lengthy film & TV career by playing a Munchkin in the 1939 version of 'The Wizard of Oz'.
[Picture of Jerry Maren]


Margolyes, Miriam
Born 18 May 1941  (Oxford, England)
Character actress and voice artist ('Monkey').
[Picture of Miriam Margolyes]


Margrethe II, Queen
Born 16 April 1940  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Queen of Denmark since 1972.
[Picture of Queen Margrethe II]


Marie, Rose
Born 15 August 1923  (New York, New York, USA)
Actress who was a child star in the 1920s, before becoming best known for playing the part of Sally Rogers on 'The Dick Van Dyke'. Her real name is Rose Marie Mazzetta, and she is of Italian/Polish extraction.
[Picture of Rose Marie]


Marie Gabriele of Luxembourg, Princess
Born 2 August 1925  (Berg Castle, Luxembourg)
Princess of the Luxembourg Royal Family.
[Picture of Princess Marie Gabriele of Luxembourg]


Marjane, Léo Léo Marjane is no longer with us
Born 27 August 1912  (Boulogne-sur-Mer, France)

Died 18 December 2016  (Barizon, France)

Age at death: 104  (read death notice)
Veteran jazz and chanson singer, whose career dwindled after WW2. Since 1957, she's been out of music and chose horse breeding instead. Somewhat of a recluse, she has only given one interview in the last 55 years.
[Picture of Léo Marjane]


Marks, David
Born 22 August 1948  (place of birth unknown)
Guitarist and singer. Was a member of The Beach Boys in the early 1960s.
[Picture of David Marks]


Marks, Howard Howard Marks is no longer with us
Born 13 August 1945  (Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, Wales)

Died 10 April 2016  (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)

Age at death: 70  (read death notice)
Former cannabis smuggler turned best-selling author.
[Picture of Howard Marks]


Marlar, Robin
Born 2 January 1931  (Eastbourne, Sussex, England)
Cricketer, captain of Sussex from 1955-59. Later a journalist.
[Picture of Robin Marlar]


Marmon, Lee
Born in New Mexico, USA  (exact date unknown)
Native American photographer. Born 1925.
[Picture of Lee Marmon]


Marriner, Neville Neville Marriner is no longer with us
Born 15 April 1924  (Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England)

Died 2 October 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Conductor, violinist, former conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra.
[Picture of Neville Marriner]


Mars, Mick
Born 4 May 1951  (Terre Haute, Indiana, USA)
Skull-faced Mötley Crüe guitarist.
[Picture of Mick Mars]


Marsden, Gerry
Born 24 September 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Singer, the Gerry in 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'.
[Picture of Gerry Marsden]


Marsh, Jean
Born 1 July 1934  (Stoke Newington, London, England)
Actress and co-creator of 'Upstairs Downstairs' and 'The House of Eliot'.
[Picture of Jean Marsh]


Marshall, Garry Garry Marshall is no longer with us
Born 13 November 1934  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 19 July 2016  (Burbank, California, USA)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
TV and film director and producer who created 'Happy Days' amongst others.
[Picture of Garry Marshall]


Marshall, Penny
Born 15 October 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actress, director and producer still better known as Laverne in 'Laverne and Shirley'.
[Picture of Penny Marshall]


Martell, Lena
Born 15 May 1940  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Singer, had a hit with 'One Day at a Time' in 1979.
[Picture of Lena Martell]


Martí, Bernabé
Born 14 November 1928  (Villarroya de la Sierra, Zaragoza, Spain)
Spanish operatic tenor, married to Montserrat Caballé since 1964.
[Picture of Bernabé Martí]


Martin, Andra
Born 15 July 1935  (Rockford, Illinois, USA)
Actress, who had a brief leading lady spell in the 1950's, before settling into a long TV career.
[Picture of Andra Martin]


Martin, Derek
Born 11 April 1933  (Bow, London, England)
TV actor - Charlie Slater in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Derek Martin]


Martin, George George Martin is no longer with us
Born 3 January 1926  (London, England)

Died 8 March 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
The Beatles' music producer.
[Picture of George Martin]


Martin, George R. R.
Born 20 September 1948  (Bayonne, New Jersey, USA)
Novelist and creator of the 'Game of Thrones' series of fantasy novels, now a succesful TV series which the Man In Black will get round to watching. One day...
[Picture of George R. R. Martin]


Martin, Lionel Augustus
Born 5 January 1930  (Croft's Hill, Jamaica)
AKA "Saxa", saxophone player for ska-revivalists The Beat.
[Picture of Lionel Augustus Martin]


Martin, Sandra
Date and place of birth unknown
One of the TV watchers on Channel 4's popular 'Gogglebox'. Born 1962.
[Picture of Sandra Martin]


Marty, Jean-Pierre
Born 12 October 1932  (place of birth unknown)
French pianist and conductor.
[Picture of Jean-Pierre Marty]


Marx, Barbara
Born 16 October 1927  (Bosworth, Missouri, USA)
Widow of Frank Sinatra. Was also married to Zeppo Marx. Born 1926.
[Picture of Barbara Marx]


Mascolo, Joseph Joseph Mascolo is no longer with us
Born 13 March 1929  (West Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Died 7 December 2016  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
American actor, often in soap operas such as 'Days of our Lives'.
[Picture of Joseph Mascolo]


Mason, Jackie
Born 9 June 1936  (Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA)
American stand-up comedian, often in the UK, who specialises in satire & Jewish humour.
[Picture of Jackie Mason]


Massa, Eric
Born 16 September 1959  (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)
Former Democrat member of the House of Representatives. Resigned for reasons of health in 2010.
[Picture of Eric Massa]


Massery, Hazel Bryan
Date and place of birth unknown
Woman who was pictured shouting racist abuse at black students of Little Rock Central High School, Arkansas in 1957. Born c. 1942.
[Picture of Hazel Bryan Massery]


Massoud, Ghassan
Born 20 September 1958  (Amude, Syria)
Syrian-born actor best known for his role of Saladin in Ridley Scott's 'Kingdom of Heaven' in 2005.
[Picture of Ghassan Massoud]


Masum, Fuad
Born 1 January 1938  (Koya, Iraq)
President of Iraq since 2014.
[Picture of Fuad Masum]


Matthäus, Lothar
Born 21 March 1961  (Erlangen, West Germany)
One of the finest midefield players of the 1980s. Captained the former West Germany to World Cup glory in 1990.
[Picture of Lothar Matthäus]


Matthew, Brian
Born 17 September 1928  (Coventry, Warwickshire, England)
BBC radio presenter, host of the 'Sounds of the Sixties' show since 1990.
[Picture of Brian Matthew]


Matthews, Bunny
Born 15 February 1951  (Monroe, Louisiana, USA)
American music journalist turned cartoonist.
[Picture of Bunny Matthews]


Maupin, Armistead
Born 13 May 1944  (Washington, D.C., USA)
Writer best known for his 'Tales of the City' series of novels focusing on the gay community based in San Francisco, USA.
[Picture of Armistead Maupin]


Max, Peter
Born 19 October 1937  (Berlin, Germany)
German-born American pop artist.
[Picture of Peter Max]


Maxin, Ernest
Born 22 August 1923  (London, England)
TV producer and director. Produced 'The Morecambe and Wise Show' between 1975-77.
[Picture of Ernest Maxin]


May, Julian
Born 10 July 1931  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American science fiction author.
[Picture of Julian May]


Mayall, John
Born 29 November 1933  (Macclesfield, England)
Pioneering blues artist who encouraged the likes of Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac in the ""Blues Boom"" of the late 60s. Perhaps the notable Rock musician to come out of Macclesfield after Ian Curtis...
[Picture of John Mayall]


Mayardit, Salva Kiir
Born 13 September 1951  (Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan)
President of the recently constituted state of South Sudan since 2011.
[Picture of Salva Kiir Mayardit]


Maynard, Bill
Born 8 October 1928  (Heath End, Farnham, Surrey, England)
Comic actor who played Selwyn in the sitcom 'Oh No! It's Selwyn Froggit' and Claude Greengrass in the soporific TV drama 'Heartbeat'.
[Picture of Bill Maynard]


Mays, Willie
Born 6 May 1931  (Westfield, Alabama)
Baseball player, considered one of the best of all time.
[Picture of Willie Mays]


Maytum, Katie
Born in Maesteg, Wales  (exact date unknown)
Terminally ill mother of two who suffers from terminal breast cancer. Has it all come down to this?
[Picture of Katie Maytum]


M'bala, Dieudonné M'bala
Born 11 February 1966  (Fontenay-aux-Roses, France)
French comedian and actor known for his controversial opinions regarding Judaism.
[Picture of Dieudonné M'bala M'bala]


McCain, John
Born 29 April 1936  (Coco Solo, Panama)
Vietnam veteran who went on to become a US Senator and invent oven chips. Probably.
[Picture of John McCain]


McCain, Roberta
Born 7 February 1912  (Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA)
Mother of defeated 2008 US election hopeful & Senator, John.
[Picture of Roberta McCain]


McCallum, David
Born 19 September 1933  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Actor, best known as Illya Kuyakin in 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' and Steel in spooky 80s series 'Sapphire & Steel'. Now in popular cop show NCIS.
[Picture of David McCallum]


McCann, Chuck
Born 2 September 1934  (New York City, New York, USA)
American voice actor.
[Picture of Chuck McCann]


McCartney, Paul
Born 18 June 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Younger of the 2 surviving Beatles.
[Picture of Paul McCartney]


McCaskill, Claire
Born 24 July 1953  (Rolla, Missouri, USA)
UD Democrat senator from Missouri since 2007.
[Picture of Claire McCaskill]


McCaw, Richie
Born 31 December 1980  (Oamaru, New Zealand)
International rugby player, captain of the All Blacks.
[Picture of Richie McCaw]


McClaren, Steve
Born 3 May 1961  (Fulford, York, England)
Perennially hopeless former England, Newcastle United, Derby County (you get the picture) football manager who will never use umbrellas again.
[Picture of Steve McClaren]


McClure, Michael
Born 20 October 1932  (Marysville, Kansas, USA)
American beat poet.
[Picture of Michael McClure]


McCord Jr, James W.
Born 26 July 1924  (Waurika, Oklahoma, USA)
Former CIA operative and electronics expert who took part in the Watergate burglary of 1972. We all know what happened after that…
[Picture of James W. McCord Jr]


McCourt, Richard
Born 12 August 1976  (Sheffield, England)
Actor and TV presenter, the 'Dick' of 'Dick and Dom' fame.
[Picture of Richard McCourt]


McCowen, Alec
Born 26 May 1925  (Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England)
Actor, the third to play 'Q' in James Bond, albeit in 'Never Say Never Again'.
[Picture of Alec McCowen]


McCoy, Sylvester
Born 20 August 1943  (Dunoon, Scotland)
Actor, best remembered for his role as the 7th Doctor Who.
[Picture of Sylvester McCoy]


McCredie, Ian
Born 15 July 1947  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Guitarist with Middle of the Road who had a massive hit in 1972 with 'Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep'.
[Picture of Ian McCredie]


McCririck, John
Born 17 April 1940  (Surbiton, Surrey, England)
Fat, outspoken horseracing pundit with a strange home life.
[Picture of John McCririck]


McCullough, Henry Henry McCullough is no longer with us
Born 21 July 1943  (Portstewart, Northern Ireland)

Died 14 June 2016  (Ballywonderland, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland)

Age at death: 72  (read death notice)
Guitarist, and singer, probably most famous until 2012 for being in Wings. Had a heart-attack in 2012, and although he was seriously ill, he is recovering. The BBC, however, killed him off with a news report and obituary.
[Picture of Henry McCullough]


McDonald, Andrew
Date and place of birth unknown
Civil servant. Former head of the expenses watchdog IPSA before stepping down for health reasons early in 2014. Born 1962.
[Picture of Andrew McDonald]


McDonald, Sandy Sandy McDonald is no longer with us
Born 5 November 1937  (Bishopbriggs, Scotland)

Died 17 March 2016  (Bishopton, Scotland)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
Former Church of Scotland moderator and father of 'Doctor Who' star David Tennant.
[Picture of Sandy McDonald]


McDonald, Trevor
Born 16 August 1939  (Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies)
Recently-retired ITN newsreader. Once reckoned by Viz comic to be the news anchorman most able to take his beer, in complete contrast to the lightweight Nicholas Witchell.
[Picture of Trevor McDonald]


McGann, Paul
Born 14 November 1959  (Surrey, England)
Actor, one of the four McGann acting brothers. Best known for his roles as Marwood in 'Withnail & I' and as the 8th Doctor Who.
[Picture of Paul McGann]


McGiffin, Carol
Born 1 February 1960  (Maidstone, Kent, England)
TV panelist on inane afternoon show 'Loose Women'.
[Picture of Carol McGiffin]


McGough, Roger
Born 9 November 1937  (Litherland, Lancashire, England)
British poet, broadcaster, writer, and children's author.
[Picture of Roger McGough]


McGrath, Tom
Born 7 August 1964  (Lynnwood, Washington, USA)
Animator and director of DreamWorks' 'Madagascar' series of films.
[Picture of Tom McGrath]


McGuinness, John
Born 16 April 1972  (Morecambe, Lancashire, England)
Motorcyclist, a veteran of 15 Isle of Man TT's.
[Picture of John McGuinness]


McHugh, Ken
Date and place of birth unknown
Terminally ill father who died in December 2015…
[Picture of Ken McHugh]


McIlvanney, Hugh
Born 2 February 1934  (Kilmarnock, Scotland)
Distinguished sports journalist who retired in 2016.
[Picture of Hugh McIlvanney]


McIndoe, John
Born 3 February 1948  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
British singer who starred as I.Q. in the American TV series 'The Bugaloos' in the 1970s.
[Picture of John McIndoe]


McKellen, Ian
Born 25 May 1939  (Burnley, Lancashire, England)
Shakespearean actor type.
[Picture of Ian McKellen]


McKenna, Virginia
Born 7 June 1931  (London, England)
BAFTA award winning British actress, best known for her role in 'A Town Like Alice'.
[Picture of Virginia McKenna]


McKenzie, Fay
Born 19 February 1918  (Hollywood, California, USA)
1940s film actress.
[Picture of Fay McKenzie]


McKenzie, Julia
Born 17 February 1941  (Enfield, Middlesex, England)
Actress who has initial success in the 1980s with the sitcom 'Fresh Fields'. Now the latest Miss Marple.
[Picture of Julia McKenzie]


McKenzie, Richard
Born 2 June 1930  (Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA)
US character actor best known as Archie Bunker's brother Fred in 'All in the Family'.
[Picture of Richard McKenzie]


McKeown, Charles
Date and place of birth unknown
Actor and screenwriter known for his collaborations with Terry Gilliam. Demands that he may or may not be Vroomfondel. Born c. 1946.
[Picture of Charles McKeown]


McLachlan, Ed
Born 22 April 1940  (Leicester, England)
Topical cartoonist for the likes of Punch and Private Eye.
[Picture of Ed McLachlan]


McLean, Jim
Born 21 April 1937  (Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland)
Combative former Dundee United manager who led the Arabs to their first (and only) Scottish Premier League title in 1983.
[Picture of Jim McLean]


McMahon, Thomas
Born in Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan, Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish terrorist, convicted of the murder by bombing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979. Born 1948.
[Picture of Thomas McMahon]


McMenemy, Lawrie
Born 26 July 1936  (Gateshead, England)
British football coach, manager of Southampton FC from 1973 to 1985.
[Picture of Lawrie McMenemy]


McMillan, Brockway
Born 30 March 1915  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
US Under Secretary of the Air Force under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. Died in December 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Brockway McMillan]


McMillan, Ian
Born 18 March 1931  (Airdrie, Scotland)
Former Scotland and Rangers international footballer, nicknamed "The Wee Prime Minister."
[Picture of Ian McMillan]


McMurtry, Stanley
Born 4 May 1936  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Cartoonist for the Daily Mail.
[Picture of Stanley McMurtry]


McNee, David
Born 23 March 1925  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1977 to 1982, presiding over the Brixton riots and the Scarman report.
[Picture of David McNee]


McQuarrie, Albert Albert McQuarrie is no longer with us
Born 1 January 1918  (Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland)

Died 13 January 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Retired businessman and former Conservative MP.
[Picture of Albert McQuarrie]


McTaggart, Richard
Born 15 October 1935  (Dundee, Scotland)
Former boxer, won Gold in the lightweight division in the 1956 Olympic Games for Great Britain & followed that up with a bronze medal 4 years later.
[Picture of Richard McTaggart]


McVie, Christine
Born 12 July 1943  (Bouth, Lancashire, England)
Keyboard player and songwriter for 1970s west-coast rock legends Fleetwood Mac.
[Picture of Christine McVie]


McVie, John
Born 26 November 1945  (London, England)
Bassplayer, the "Mac" of AOR superstars Fleetwood Mac.
[Picture of John McVie]


Meadham, Edward
Date and place of birth unknown
One-half of British design duo Meadham Kirchhoff, who dissolved their partnership in 2015.
[Picture of Edward Meadham]


Meads, Colin
Born 3 June 1936  (Cambridge, New Zealand)
Lock forward for the legendary All Blacks rugby team from 1957-71.
[Picture of Colin Meads]


Medicine Crow, Joe Joe Medicine Crow is no longer with us
Born 27 October 1913  (Lodge Grass, Montana, USA)

Died 3 April 2016  (Billings, Montana, USA)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Native American historian
[Picture of Joe Medicine Crow]


Medina, Lina
Born 27 September 1933  (Paurange, Peru)
The youngest human ever to give birth, delivering a healthy baby boy at the amazing age of 5 years and 7 months in May 1939.
[Picture of Lina Medina]


Medley, Bill
Born 19 September 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Singer with the Righteous Brothers before teaming up with Jennifer Warnes with 'I'm Having The Time of My Life', made famous by the hit film 'Dirty Dancing' in 1987.
[Picture of Bill Medley]


Medwin, Michael
Born 18 July 1923  (London, England)
British film actor/producer.
[Picture of Michael Medwin]


Meek, Carrie P.
Born 29 April 1926  (Tallahassee, Florida, USA)
US Democrat member of the House of Representatives from Florida, serving from 1993-2003.
[Picture of Carrie P. Meek]


Meese, Edwin
Born 2 December 1931  (Oakland, California, USA)
US Attorney General under Ronald Reagan.
[Picture of Edwin Meese]


Meisel, Angelika
Date and place of birth unknown
Finalist in the "Miss 50plus" beauty contest in Germany. Oh and she's fighting cancer…
[Picture of Angelika Meisel]


Mekas, Jonas
Born 24 December 1922  (Biržai, Lithuania)
Lithuanian avant-garde filmmaker.
[Picture of Jonas Mekas]


Melly, Andrée
Born 15 September 1932  (Liverpool, England)
Actress and sister of the late George Melly.
[Picture of Andrée Melly]


Menchú, Rigoberta
Born 9 January 1959  (Laj Chimel, El Quiché, Guatemala)
Guatemalan woman who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992.
[Picture of Rigoberta Menchú]


Mendenhall, Joseph
Born 15 January 1920  (place of birth unknown)
US State Dept. official who advised JFK on Vietnam. Guess that went well…
[Picture of Joseph Mendenhall]


Merchant, Larry
Born 11 February 1931  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Boxing journalist, analyst and broadcaster.
[Picture of Larry Merchant]


Mercier, Sheila
Born 1 January 1919  (Hull, East Yorkshire, England)
TV actress - played Annie Sugden when Emmerdale Farm had a farm in it. In real life she is Brian Rix's big sister.
[Picture of Sheila Mercier]


Merckx, Eddy
Born 17 June 1945  (Tielt-Winge, Flemish Brabant, Belgium)
Legendary cyclist, five times winner of the Tour de France.
[Picture of Eddy Merckx]


Meriwether, Lee
Born 27 May 1935  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former model-turned-TV actress.
[Picture of Lee Meriwether]


Merritt, Max
Born 30 April 1941  (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Singer-songwriter and leader of Max Merritt & The Meteors.
[Picture of Max Merritt]


Metcalfe, Adrian
Born 2 March 1942  (England)
Former Olympic track athlete who later commentated for ITV in the days when the channel used to show athletics. And boxing. And wrestling. And snooker!
[Picture of Adrian Metcalfe]


Meyers, Augie
Born 31 May 1940  (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
Keyboard player with the Sir Douglas Quintet rock band.
[Picture of Augie Meyers]


Michael, George George Michael is no longer with us
Born 25 June 1963  (London, England)

Died 25 December 2016  (Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England)

Age at death: 53  (read death notice)
Pop star - originally one half of Wham! and then hugely successful solo artist. Has had a stuttering solo career since.
[Picture of George Michael]


Michael, Michael "Mick"
Born 22 September 1922  (place of birth unknown)
Former Lord Mayor of the city of Perth (AUS) (1982-88). Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his work in local government.
[Picture of Michael


Michael Of Romania, King
Born 25 October 1921  (Foisor Castle, Sinaia, Romania)
Former King of Romania, now living in exile.
[Picture of King Michael Of Romania]


Michaels, Bret
Born 15 March 1963  (Butler, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former lead singer of 80s poodle rockers Poison, now a reality tv stalwart. Infamously made a 'sex tape' with Pamela Anderson in 1998.
[Picture of Bret Michaels]


Michaloliakos, Nikolaos
Born 16 December 1957  (Athens, Greece)
Founder and leader of the Greek far right Golden Dawn party.
[Picture of Nikolaos Michaloliakos]


Michelmore, Cliff Cliff Michelmore is no longer with us
Born 11 December 1919  (Cowes, Isle of Wight, England)

Died 16 March 2016  (Petersfield, Hampshire, England)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Presenter of TV travel programmes.
[Picture of Cliff Michelmore]


Michelson, Goldie Goldie Michelson is no longer with us
Born 8 August 1902  (Russia)

Died 8 July 2016  (Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

Age at death: 113  (read death notice)
Russian-born American supercentenarian.
[Picture of Goldie Michelson]


Michiko, Empress
Born 20 October 1934  (Tokyo, Japan)
Empress consort of Japan and wife of Emperor Akihito.
[Picture of Empress Michiko]


Midgley, Mary
Born 13 September 1919  (London, England)
British moral philosopher. Wrote her first book, 'Beast And Man' in 1978.
[Picture of Mary Midgley]


Midler, Bette
Born 1 December 1945  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Singer, actress and comedian.
[Picture of Bette Midler]


Mikasa, Prince Prince Mikasa is no longer with us
Born 2 December 1915  (Tokyo, Japan)

Died 27 October 2016  (Tokyo, Japan)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
Uncle of Japanese Emperor Akihito.
[Picture of Prince Mikasa]


Mikita, Stan
Born 20 May 1940  (Sokolce, Slovakia)
Slovak-born Canadian ice hockey player for the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1960s.
[Picture of Stan Mikita]


Milenski, Michael
Born in Cortez, Colorado, USA  (exact date unknown)
Opera manager, founded the Long Beach Opera in 1979.
[Picture of Michael Milenski]


Miles, Sylvia
Born 9 September 1932  (New York City, New York City, USA)
American film, stage and television actress was twice nominated for an academy award.
[Picture of Sylvia Miles]


Miles, Vera
Born 23 August 1929  (Boise City, Oklahoma, USA)
Film actress - 'The Searchers', 'Psycho', 'The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance' etc.
[Picture of Vera Miles]


Miller, Frank
Born 27 January 1957  (Olney, Maryland, USA)
Comic writer, artist and film director, best known for his comic book stories such as 'Ronin' and 'The Dark Knight Returns'.
[Picture of Frank Miller]


Mills, Dick
Born in Gillingham, Kent, England  (exact date unknown)
Senior BBC sound engineer, who worked on 'Quatermass and the Pit', 'The Two Ronnies' and 'Doctor Who', among many other TV and radio programmes. Born 1936.
[Picture of Dick Mills]


Mills, Frank
Date and place of birth unknown
British actor, best recognised for his role in 'Coronation Street' when his character married Betty Turpin. Born 1929.
[Picture of Frank Mills]


Mills, Teresa
Date and place of birth unknown
Birth mother of former GB 400m track star Jamie Baulch. Can you guess why she's here?
[Picture of Teresa Mills]


Minifie, Valerie
Born 23 March 1940  (Birmingham, England)
Actress best known for playing the meek Anthea in 'Men Behaving Badly'.
[Picture of Valerie Minifie]


Minnelli, Liza
Born 12 March 1946  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Daughter of Judy Garland, and moderately successful singer/stage actress in her own right. Has suffered from ill health in recent years as a result of drug abuse, and has been a regular visitor to rehab clinics.
[Picture of Liza Minnelli]


Mitchell, David
Born 14 July 1974  (Salisbury, Wiltshire, England)
Comedian and TV show panellist best known for his partnership with Robert Webb.
[Picture of David Mitchell]


Mitchell, Edgar Edgar Mitchell is no longer with us
Born 17 September 1930  (Hereford, Texas, USA)

Died 4 February 2016  (Lake Worth, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
NASA astronaut, a member of the Apollo 14 lunar space mission.
[Picture of Edgar Mitchell]


Mitchell, Joni
Born 7 November 1943  (Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada)
Canadian folk singer, songwriter and painter.
[Picture of Joni Mitchell]


Mitsotakis, Konstantinos
Born 18 October 1918  (Chania, Crete, Greece)
Prime Minister of Greece from 1989-92.
[Picture of Konstantinos Mitsotakis]


Miyako, Chiyo
Born 2 May 1901  (place of birth unknown)
Japan's second oldest person as of 2016.
[Picture of Chiyo Miyako]


Miyazaki, Hayao
Born 5 January 1941  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese manga artist and animator whose anime film 'Spirited Away' won the Best Animated Feature Oscar in 2002.
[Picture of Hayao Miyazaki]


Mladic, Ratko
Born 12 March 1943  (Kalinovik, Bosnia-Herzegovina)
Leader of the Bosnian Serb Army during the 1992-95 war. Responsible for the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica in July 1995 - the worst atrocity in Europe since WWII.
[Picture of Ratko Mladic]


Mo0re, P@ul
Date and place of birth unknown
Tumour-ridden father of two. Children give you cancer is the spot-analysis from this year's competition. Died in March 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of P@ul Mo0re]


Mockford, Jeanne
Born 15 March 1926  (London, England)
Actress, often in comic roles - 'Up Pompeii' and 'Little Britain' for example.
[Picture of Jeanne Mockford]


Moeliku, Visesio
Born in Sigave, Wallis & Futuna  (exact date unknown)
Former King of Sigave in the Wallis & Futuna Isles. Born 1922.
[Picture of Visesio Moeliku]


Moffat, John John Moffat is no longer with us
Born 17 June 1919  (Swinton, nr Kelso, Scotland)

Died 11 December 2016  (Perth, Scotland)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot, who was chiefly responsible for sinking the Bismarck back in 1941.
[Picture of John Moffat]


Mondale, Walter
Born 5 January 1928  (Ceylon, Minnesota, USA)
US Vice-President under Jimmy Carter.
[Picture of Walter Mondale]


Monge, Luis Alberto
Born 29 December 1925  (Alajuela, Costa Rica)
President of Costa Rica from 1982-1986. Died in November 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Luis Alberto Monge]


Monifah, (singer)
Born 28 January 1972  (Manhatten, New York, USA)
R&B singer-songwriter.
[Picture of (singer) Monifah]


Montag, Madison
Date and place of birth unknown
Transexual escort from Nevada who discovered the unconcious former NBS star Lamar Odom, who had suffered a stroke, in 2015.
[Picture of Madison Montag]


Montenegro, Fernanda
Born 16 October 1929  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Brazillian actress, nominated for the Best Actress Oscar in 1999 for 'Central Station'.
[Picture of Fernanda Montenegro]


Monteros, Rosenda
Born 31 August 1935  (Veracruz, Mexico)
Actress, whose best known role is Petra in 'The Magnificent Seven'.
[Picture of Rosenda Monteros]


Moody, Tom
Born 2 October 1965  (Adelaide, Australia)
Australian former international cricketer and coach.
[Picture of Tom Moody]


Moorcock, Michael
Born 18 December 1939  (London, England)
Prolific sci-fi and fantasy author.
[Picture of Michael Moorcock]


Moore, Alan
Born 18 November 1953  (Northampton, England)
Acclaimed graphic novelist with the humongous beard. Writer of 'Watchmen', 'V for Vendetta' et al.
[Picture of Alan Moore]


Moore, Christy
Born 7 May 1945  (Newbridge, County Kildare, Rep of Ireland)
Politically-minded folk singer-songwriter, one of the founding members of the bands, Planxty and Moving Hearts.
[Picture of Christy Moore]


Moore, Dorothy
Born 13 October 1936  (Jackson, Mississippi, USA)
R&B singer of 'Misty Blue' fame.
[Picture of Dorothy Moore]


Moore, Michael
Born 23 April 1954  (Davison, Michigan, USA)
Oscar-winning director of interesting but somewhat didactic documentary films.
[Picture of Michael Moore]


Moore, Roger
Born 14 October 1927  (Stockwell, London, England)
Wooden yet charismatic actor, best known as the third actor to play James Bond and for the longest time (1973-85).
[Picture of Roger Moore]


Moore, Ronnie
Born 8 March 1933  (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)
Australian-born New Zealand Speedway champion.
[Picture of Ronnie Moore]


Moore, Sara Jane
Born 15 February 1930  (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)
Attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford in 1975. Released on parole in 2007.
[Picture of Sara Jane Moore]


Moore, Stephen
Born 11 December 1937  (Brixton, London, England)
British actor - the voice of Marvin the Paranoid Android in 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'.
[Picture of Stephen Moore]


Moore, Terry
Born 7 January 1929  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, former wife of Howard Hughes, a former model & "sex interest" in films.
[Picture of Terry Moore]


Mor$ley, D@v1d D@v1d Mor$ley is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 8 December 2016  (Birmingham, England)

Age at death: 28  (read death notice)
Oh Jesus, not another one!
[Picture of D@v1d Mor$ley]


Morales, Evo
Born 26 October 1959  (Isallawi, Bolivia)
President of Bolivia snce 2006.
[Picture of Evo Morales]


Moran, Judy
Born 18 December 1944  (place of birth unknown)
Matriarch of the infamous Moran crime family from Melbourne, Australia.
[Picture of Judy Moran]


Moran, Ronnie
Born 28 February 1934  (Crosby, Merseyside, England)
Legendary Liverpool FC servant - player, coach, manager etc.
[Picture of Ronnie Moran]


Morano-Martinuzzi, Emma
Born in Civiasco, Italy  (exact date unknown)
The oldest person in Europe as of March 2014.
[Picture of Emma Morano-Martinuzzi]


Moreau, Jeanne
Born 23 January 1928  (Paris, France)
French actress, singer, and director, best known for her starring role in François Truffaut's 'Jules et Jim' (1962).
[Picture of Jeanne Moreau]


Moreland, Mo
Date and place of birth unknown
Member of the Roly Polys, made famous by regularly appearing on Les Dawson's TV show. Born in 1947.
[Picture of Mo Moreland]


Morello, Tom
Born 30 May 1964  (Manhatten, New York, USA)
Guitarist and political activist with Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave.
[Picture of Tom Morello]


Moreno, Rita
Born 11 December 1931  (Humacao, Puerto Rico))
Actress, winner of an Oscar for her role of Anita in 'West Side Story'. One of a few EGOTs, that is a winner of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
[Picture of Rita Moreno]


Morgan, Derek
Born 26 February 1929  (London, England)
English cricketer. Captain of Derbyshire from 1965-69.
[Picture of Derek Morgan]


Morgan, Jane
Born 3 May 1924  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)
Popular singer from the 1950s.
[Picture of Jane Morgan]


Morgan, Michèle Michèle Morgan is no longer with us
Born 29 February 1920  (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France)

Died 20 December 2016  (Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
French actress, in some Hollywood films.
[Picture of Michèle Morgan]


Morgan, Robin
Born 29 January 1941  (Lake Worth, Florida, USA)
Child actress-turned radical feminist.
[Picture of Robin Morgan]


Morgan, Tracey
Born 10 November 1968  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actor best known for his role as Tracy Jordan in the comedy series 30 Rock. Was critically injured in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in 2014.
[Picture of Tracey Morgan]


Morgan Guilbert, Ann Ann Morgan Guilbert is no longer with us
Born 16 October 1928  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)

Died 14 June 2016  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Actress best known as Millie Helper in 'The Dick Van Dyke Show'.
[Picture of Ann Morgan Guilbert]


Morison, Patricia
Born 19 March 1915  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actress and mezzo-soprano singer.
[Picture of Patricia Morison]


Morley, Malcolm
Born 7 June 1931  (London, England)
Photorealist artist.
[Picture of Malcolm Morley]


Morricone, Ennio
Born 10 November 1928  (Rome, Italy)
Composer of musical scores for films, especially spaghetti Westerns.
[Picture of Ennio Morricone]


Morris, Bill
Born 19 October 1938  (Manchester, Jamaica)
British trade unionist, leader of the TGWU from 1992-2003.
[Picture of Bill Morris]


Morris, Desmond
Born 24 January 1928  (Purton, Wiltshire, England)
Zoologist and author of the best-selling book 'The Naked Ape'.
[Picture of Desmond Morris]


Morris, Laina
Born 22 June 1991  (Denton, Texas, USA)
The "Overly Attached Girlfriend" meme…
[Picture of Laina Morris]


Morrison, Toni
Born 18 February 1931  (Lorain, Ohio, USA)
American author, former winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
[Picture of Toni Morrison]


Morrison, Van
Born 31 August 1945  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Celebrated Irish musician. Pub fact: he was once married to a woman called Janet Planet.
[Picture of Van Morrison]


Morrissey, Eamon
Born 25 January 1943  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Irish character actor.
[Picture of Eamon Morrissey]


Morrissey, Steven Patrick
Born 22 May 1959  (Manchester, England)
'Morrissey' - former lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths, now a solo artist.
[Picture of Steven Patrick Morrissey]


Morse, David
Born 11 October 1953  (Beverly, Massachusetts, USA)
American actor best known for his role as Dr. Jack Morrison in 'St. Elsewhere'.
[Picture of David Morse]


Morse, Robert
Born 18 May 1931  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor who played advertising executive Bertram Cooper in 'Mad Men'.
[Picture of Robert Morse]


Mortimer, Bob
Born 23 May 1959  (Middlesborough, England)
Comedian and actor, one half of the Reeves and Mortimer surreal comedy act.
[Picture of Bob Mortimer]


Moser, May-Britt
Born 4 January 1963  (Fosnavag, Norway)
Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist.
[Picture of May-Britt Moser]


Moses, Albert
Born 19 December 1937  (Kandy, Sri Lanka)
Sri Lankan actor best nown as English language student Ranjeet Singh in never-repeated 70s sitcom 'Mind Your Language'.
[Picture of Albert Moses]


Moss, Stirling
Born 17 September 1929  (London, England)
Motor-racing driver, said to be the greatest driver never to win the Formula 1 World Championship; in fact, he came second 4 times in a row, from 1955-58.
[Picture of Stirling Moss]


Mostel, Josh
Born 21 December 1946  (New York City, New York, USA)
Son of comedy actor Zero Mostel. Played Herod in 'Jesus Christ Superstar'.
[Picture of Josh Mostel]


Mottram, Tony Tony Mottram is no longer with us
Born 8 June 1920  (Coventry, England)

Died 6 October 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Former tennis player. Reached the quarter finals at Wimbledon in 1948.
[Picture of Tony Mottram]


Mourinho Felix, Jose Manuel
Born 17 June 1938  (Ferragudo, Portugal)
Retired Portuguese football goalkeeper and manager. Oh and he's the dad of Jose Mourinho…
[Picture of Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix]


Mousavi, Mir-Hossein
Born 2 March 1942  (Khameneh, East Azarbaijan, Iran)
Prime Minister of Iran from 1981 to 1989. Contested the 2009 presidential election, where he inevitably lost to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
[Picture of Mir-Hossein Mousavi]


Mower, Patrick
Born 12 September 1938  (Oxford, England)
Smoothy actor of 'Target' and 'Emmerdale' fame.
[Picture of Patrick Mower]


Mswati III, King
Born 19 April 1968  (Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital, Swaziland)
King of Swaziland since 1986. Has 13 wives & 27 (thus far) children.
[Picture of King Mswati III]


Mubarak, Hosni
Born 4 May 1928  (Kafr-al Musailha, Egypt)
President of Egypt from 1981-2011. Sentenced to life imprisonment in May 2012 for ordering the deaths of scores of protestors during the "Arab Spring" of 2011 which saw him ejected from office.
[Picture of Hosni Mubarak]


Mubarak, Suzanne
Born 28 February 1941  (Al Minya Governorate, Egypt)
Wife of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.
[Picture of Suzanne Mubarak]


Mueller, Brooke
Born 19 August 1977  (Albany, New York, USA)
Socialite and former wife of actor Charlie Sheen.
[Picture of Brooke Mueller]


Mugabe, Robert
Born 22 February 1924  (Kutama, Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe)
President of Zimbabwe, constantly immersed in allegations of vote-rigging and incitement to violence, whose primary gift to the world is the idea that "it's OK to be the president and wear a baseball cap".
[Picture of Robert Mugabe]


Mulkearns, Ronald Ronald Mulkearns is no longer with us
Born 11 November 1930  (place of birth unknown)

Died 4 April 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Australian Roman Catholic Bishop of Ballarat from 1971-97. Accused of at the very least looking the other way regarding abuse of boys in his time as bish.
[Picture of Ronald Mulkearns]


Mullally, Una
Born 8 March 1983  (place of birth unknown)
Journalist and columnist for The Irish Times.
[Picture of Una Mullally]


Müller, Gerd
Born 3 November 1945  (Nördlingen, Germany)
Legendary goal-poacher for Bayern Munich and West Germany, nicknamed "Der Bomber".
[Picture of Gerd Müller]


Müller, Herta
Born 17 August 1953  (Nitchidorf, Timis County, Romania)
Romanian born German writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009.
[Picture of Herta Müller]


Mulligan, Blackjack Blackjack Mulligan is no longer with us
Born 26 November 1942  (Sweetwater, Texas, USA)

Died 7 April 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
Former professional wrestler, born Robert Jack Windham.
[Picture of Blackjack Mulligan]


Mulloy, Gardnar Gardnar Mulloy is no longer with us
Born 22 November 1913  (Washington D.C., USA)

Died 14 November 2016  (Miami, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Tennis player, reached the US Championship final in 1952 as well as winning multiple doubles titles.
[Picture of Gardnar Mulloy]


Mulroney, Brian
Born 20 March 1939  (Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada)
Prime Minister of Canada between 1984-1993.
[Picture of Brian Mulroney]


Mungo, Howard
Date and place of birth unknown
Hollywood bit part actor.
[Picture of Howard Mungo]


Muniz, Frankie
Born 5 December 1985  (Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, USA)
Star of quirky noughties US sitcom 'Malcolm in the Middle'.
[Picture of Frankie Muniz]


Munro, Alice
Born 10 July 1931  (Wingham, Ontario, Canada)
One of Canada's most well regarded authors.
[Picture of Alice Munro]


Munroe, Carmen
Born in Berbice, Guyana  (exact date unknown)
Guyana-born actress, one of first black actors to appear regularly on British television in the 1960s and 70s.
[Picture of Carmen Munroe]


Muoi, Do
Born 2 February 1917  (Thanh Tri, Hanoi, Vietnam)
Former Communist Prime Minister of Vietnam.
[Picture of Do Muoi]


Murdoch, Rupert
Born 11 March 1931  (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Australian-born media tycoon. The "Dirty Digger" now finds his media empire in retreat after a series of revelations regarding phone-hacking by his Sunday newspaper the News of the World, which was made defunct in July 2011.
[Picture of Rupert Murdoch]


Murphy, Brian
Born 25 September 1933  (Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England)
TV actor, best known as George Roper in 'George and Mildred'.
[Picture of Brian Murphy]


Murphy, Matt "Guitar"
Born 29 December 1929  (Sunflower, Mississippi, USA)
Blues guitarist, best known for being part of The Blues Brothers band in the 1980 film and sequel.
[Picture of Matt


Murphy O'Connor, Cardinal Cormac
Born 24 March 1932  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
Current head (since 2000) of the Roman Catholic Church in the United Kingdom.
[Picture of Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor]


Murray, Bill
Born 21 September 1950  (Wilmette, Illinois, USA)
Comic actor of 'Ghostbusters', 'Groundhog Day" and 'Lost In Translation' fame.
[Picture of Bill Murray]


Murray, Brian
Born 10 September 1937  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
South African-born stage actor and director on Broadway.
[Picture of Brian Murray]


Murray, Bryan
Born 5 December 1942  (Shawville, Quebec, Canada)
NHL Hockey coach, general manager of the Ottowa Senators.
[Picture of Bryan Murray]


Murray, Gordon Gordon Murray is no longer with us
Born 3 May 1921  (London, England)

Died 30 June 2016  (London, England)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Animator and creator of the "Trumptonshire Trilogy" - 'Camberwick Green', 'Trumpton' and 'Chigley'.
[Picture of Gordon Murray]


Murray, Patrick
Born 17 December 1956  (London, England)
British comic actor, Mickey Pearce in 'Only Fools And Horses'.
[Picture of Patrick Murray]


Murray, Pete
Born 19 September 1928  (London, England)
Veteran radio DJ - one of Radio 1's original presenters when it started up in 1967. Had previously worked for Radio Luxembourg, as indeed they all seemed to do in those days.
[Picture of Pete Murray]


Murray, Ronald Ronald Murray is no longer with us
Born 15 June 1922  (place of birth unknown)

Died 27 September 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Former Scottish Labour politician and judge.
[Picture of Ronald Murray]


Mwinyi, Ali Hassan
Born 8 May 1925  (Kivure, Tanzania)
Former President of Tanzania, from 1985-95.
[Picture of Ali Hassan Mwinyi]

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