Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: P


P@t3m@n, J@d3 J@d3 P@t3m@n is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 18 February 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 22  (read death notice)
Young mother who was refused a cervical cancer smear test with predictably dire results. Born 1993.
[Picture of J@d3 P@t3m@n]


P3trid3s, Ch@nn@n
Date and place of birth unknown
Terminally ill non-celebrity, except she's got cystic fibrosis not cancer. Born c. 1993. Died in October 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Ch@nn@n P3trid3s]


Pacino, Al
Born 25 April 1940  (New York City, New York, USA)
Legendary Hollywood actor who first came to prominence in 'The Godfather' in 1972.
[Picture of Al Pacino]


Packer, James
Born 8 September 1967  (Sydney, Australia)
Australian billionaire, son of the late, unlamented Kerry. The latest in a long line of men to have gotten engaged to Mariah Carey.
[Picture of James Packer]


Page, Greg
Born 16 January 1972  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian musician and children's TV entertainer. Stopped working due to ill health in November 2006.
[Picture of Greg Page]


Paget, Shirley
Born 4 December 1924  (place of birth unknown)
Marchioness of Anglesey, has served as chair of both the Women's Institute and the Broadcasting Complaints Commission.
[Picture of Shirley Paget]


Pagnol, Jacqueline
Born 6 October 1926  (Malakoff, Seine, France)
Actress widow of novelist Marcel Pagnol. Died in August 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Jacqueline Pagnol]


Pahlavi, Princess Ashraf Princess Ashraf Pahlavi is no longer with us
Born 26 October 1919  (Tehran, Iran)

Died 7 January 2016  (Monte Carlo, Monaco)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Twin sister of the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Kept a low profile since the Iranian Revolution of 1979.
[Picture of Princess Ashraf Pahlavi]


Pahor, Boris
Born 28 August 1913  (Trieste, Slovenia)
One of Slovenia's most important authors.
[Picture of Boris Pahor]


Paige, Janis
Born 16 September 1922  (Tacoma, Washington, USA)
Film and television actress.
[Picture of Janis Paige]


Paksas, Rolandas
Born 10 June 1956  (Telšiai, Lithuania)
Two-time prime minister of Lithuania and one-time president. In 2003 he became the first European head of state to be impeached, due to alleged mafia links.
[Picture of Rolandas Paksas]


Palmer, Arnold Arnold Palmer is no longer with us
Born 10 September 1929  (Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA)

Died 25 September 2016  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Golf maestro, whose business interests include Arnold Palmer Enterprises, the Palmer Course Design Company, the Arnold Palmer Golf Management Company, and the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy.
[Picture of Arnold Palmer]


Palmer, Geoffrey
Born 4 June 1927  (London, England)
Sour-faced comic actor, appeared in 'Butterflies' and 'As Time Goes By'. Also narrator of the series 'Grumpy Old Men'.
[Picture of Geoffrey Palmer]


Panyarachun, Anand
Born 9 August 1932  (place of birth unknown)
Thailand's prime minister in the early 1990s, has continued to be involved with top-line politics in the country ever since.
[Picture of Anand Panyarachun]


Papadellis, Randy
Date and place of birth unknown
CEO of juice production juggernaut Ocean Spray since 2000. Apparently his favourite flavour is diet cranberry.
[Picture of Randy Papadellis]


Papert, Seymour Seymour Papert is no longer with us
Born 29 February 1928  (Pretoria, South Africa)

Died 31 July 2016  (Blue Hill, Maine, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Computer scientist, a pivotal name behind artificial intelligence & computers. Badly hurt in a traffic accident in Vietnam in 2006 and is making a very slow recovery.
[Picture of Seymour Papert]


Papineau, Lisa
Born in New England, USA  (exact date unknown)
Singer-songwriter who has worked both with Air and on the Watchmen soundtrack. Has battled both cancer and MS.
[Picture of Lisa Papineau]


Parfitt, Rick Rick Parfitt is no longer with us
Born 12 October 1948  (Woking, Surrey, England)

Died 24 December 2016  (Marbella, Spain)

Age at death: 68  (read death notice)
Status to Francis Rossi's Quo; the pair of them have been belting out three-chord tricks since the 1960s, and continue to wear only blue jeans, white trainers and T-shirts.
[Picture of Rick Parfitt]


Parker, Dom
Date and place of birth unknown
One half of the annoying posh Tory couple on 'Gogglebox'.
[Picture of Dom Parker]


Parker-Bowles, Tom
Born 18 December 1974  (London, England)
Food critic and son of the people's replacement princess, Camilla.
[Picture of Tom Parker-Bowles]


Parkinson, Cecil Cecil Parkinson is no longer with us
Born 1 September 1931  (Carnforth, Lancashire)

Died 22 January 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Former Conservative cabinet minister whose designs for the top job were fatally undermined when it was revealed in 1983 that he had fathered a lovechild from his former secretary.
[Picture of Cecil Parkinson]


Parkinson, Gary
Born 10 January 1968  (Thornaby, Yorkshire, England)
Ex-footballer. Former Middlesbrough FC and Burnley FC right back.
[Picture of Gary Parkinson]


Parkinson, Michael
Born 28 March 1935  (Cudworth, South Yorkshire, England)
Jovial Northern TV chat show host.
[Picture of Michael Parkinson]


Parkinson, Robin
Born 25 October 1929  (Coventry, England)
Actor who some might recognise for his appearances in oodles of sitcoms and that slightly stuttering delivery he used to do.
[Picture of Robin Parkinson]


Parks, Van Dyke
Born 3 January 1943  (Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA)
Songwriter and arranger for The Beach Boys, most notably on the famous "lost" album 'Smile' in 1967.
[Picture of Van Dyke Parks]


Parra, Nicanor
Born 5 September 1914  (San Fabián de Alico, Chile)
Chilean mathematician and poet.
[Picture of Nicanor Parra]


Parseghian, Ara
Born 21 May 1973  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
American Football coach for Notre Dame from 1964-74.
[Picture of Ara Parseghian]


Parsons, Estelle
Born 20 November 1927  (Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA)
American actress who was nominated for an Oscar in 1967 for playing Blanche in 'Bonnie & Clyde'. Also known for playing Roseanne's bisexual mother in the sitcom 'Roseanne'.
[Picture of Estelle Parsons]


Parsons, Nicholas
Born 10 October 1923  (Grantham, Lincolnshire, England)
Presenter of numerous TV & radio programmes over the past 40 years or so.
[Picture of Nicholas Parsons]


Pärt, Arvo
Born 11 September 1935  (Paide, Järva County, Estonia)
Estonian classical music composer.
[Picture of Arvo Pärt]


Parton, Dolly
Born 19 January 1946  (Sevierville, Tennessee, USA)
Country music singer whose name was used for the first cloned sheep because its genetic material was taken from a mammary gland.
[Picture of Dolly Parton]


Patrick, Butch
Born 2 August 1953  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former child actor, known for playing Eddie Munster in 1960s sitcom 'The Munsters'.
[Picture of Butch Patrick]


Patrick, U. E. "Pat"
Date and place of birth unknown
The owner of Patrick Racing (IRL), the team that won the 1973, 1982 and 1989 Indianapolis 500 races, with Emerson Fittipaldi winning the drivers championship for Patrick Racing in 1989.
[Picture of U. E.


Patterson, Pat
Born 19 January 1941  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Gay Canadian wrestler. The first WWF Intercontinental Champ (1979-81) and oldest WWF Hardcore Champ (2000). His sexuality didn't become public till 2014.
[Picture of Pat Patterson]


Pattinson, Robert
Born 13 May 1986  (London, England)
Actor, Cedric Diggory in the 'Harry Potter' films. Now wowing the ladies as Edward Cullen in the 'Twilight' series of vampire films.
[Picture of Robert Pattinson]


Paul, Art
Born 18 January 1925  (Chicago, Illinous, USA)
Graphics designer, invented the Playboy rabbits-head logo.
[Picture of Art Paul]


Pausewang, Gudrun
Born 3 March 1928  (Mladkov, Czech Republic)
One of Germany's leading young adult fiction writers, often using the Cold War as a backdrop.
[Picture of Gudrun Pausewang]


Pavlow, Muriel
Born 27 June 1921  (Lee, Kent, England)
Veteran British actress of stage, screen & TV.
[Picture of Muriel Pavlow]


Paxman, Jeremy
Born 11 May 1950  (Leeds, England)
Waspish presenter of 'Newsnight' who famously asked the same question to former Home Secretary Michael Howard 12 times in 1997. Retired from the Newsnight hotseat in June 2014.
[Picture of Jeremy Paxman]


Payne, Keith
Born 30 August 1933  (Ingham, Queensland, Australia)
VC holder, who won it during the Vietnam war. Also fought in Korea and Dhofar.
[Picture of Keith Payne]


Payne, Liam
Born 29 August 1993  (Wolverhampton, England)
One of the white ones from 1 Direction that isn't Harry. Not the Irish one, one of the other two.
[Picture of Liam Payne]


Payne, Sara
Born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England  (exact date unknown)
Mother of the murdered Sarah Payne and campaigner for the right for people to know where convicted paedophiles live. Born 1969.
[Picture of Sara Payne]


Peaches, (musician)
Born 11 November 1968  (Toronto, Canada)
Electro artiste, has been trying desperately to shock by saying "pussy" for 16 years now.
[Picture of (musician) Peaches]


Peacock, Trevor
Born 19 May 1931  (London, England)
Actor best known as the absent-minded Jim Trott in 'The Vicar of Dibley'. Sons Daniel and Harry are also actors.
[Picture of Trevor Peacock]


Pearce, Guy
Born 5 October 1967  (Ely, Cambridgeshire, England)
Former 'Neighbours' actor who managed to transition to a respectable enough Hollywood career, most notably in 'LA Confidential' and 'Memento'.
[Picture of Guy Pearce]


Pearce, Jacqueline
Born 20 December 1943  (Woking, Surrey, England)
Actress forever known for her role as the scheming Servalan in the classic 1970s sci-fi show 'Blakes 7'.
[Picture of Jacqueline Pearce]


Pei, I. M.
Born 26 April 1917  (Guangzhou, China)
Architect - has designed all sorts of stuff, including the Louvre Pyramid in Paris.
[Picture of I. M. Pei]


Pelé, (footballer)
Born 23 October 1940  (Tres Coracoes, Brazil)
Legendary Brazilian footballer - many say the greatest player ever.
[Picture of (footballer) Pelé]


Pelmear, Donald
Born in Middlesbrough, England  (exact date unknown)
Played Professor Rubeish in the 1973 'Doctor Who' story "The Time Warrior". Born 1924.
[Picture of Donald Pelmear]


Pember, Ron
Born 11 April 1934  (London, England)
Prolific character actor who retired after having a stroke in 1992.
[Picture of Ron Pember]


Penderecki, Krzysztof
Born 23 November 1933  (Debica, Poland)
Arguably Poland's most famous living composer, most famous works include 'Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima'.
[Picture of Krzysztof Penderecki]


Peng, Li
Born 20 October 1928  (Shanghai, China)
Premier of the People's Republic of China from 1988-1998.
[Picture of Li Peng]


Penn, June
Born in Brighton, East Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Astrologer in TV & radio. Born around 1928.
[Picture of June Penn]


Perdigones, Rafael Ruiz
Date and place of birth unknown
The darker-haired one from the definitive 90s one-hit wonders, Los Del Rio.
[Picture of Rafael Ruiz Perdigones]


Perel, Solomon
Born 21 April 1925  (Peine, Germany)
Jewish author and motivational speaker who, as a child, escaped the Holocaust by pretending to be an Aryan German. The 1990 movie 'Europa Europa' was based on this.
[Picture of Solomon Perel]


Peres, Shimon Shimon Peres is no longer with us
Born 2 August 1923  (Vishniova, Belarus)

Died 28 September 2016  (Ramat Gan, Israel)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Born in what used to be Poland, but is now Belarus, Peres is the respected elder statesman of Israel politics, twice former Prime Minister and President from 2007-14.
[Picture of Shimon Peres]


Pérez de Cuéllar, Javier
Born 19 January 1920  (Lima, Peru)
Former secretary-general of the UN, 1982-91.
[Picture of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar]


Peries, Lester James
Born 5 April 1919  (Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka)
Veteran Sri Lankan film director, Palme d'Or nominated in 1957 for 'The Line of Destiny'.
[Picture of Lester James Peries]


Perkins, Elizabeth
Born 18 November 1960  (Queens, New York, USA)
Film actress.
[Picture of Elizabeth Perkins]


Perkins, Sue
Born 22 September 1969  (East Dulwich, London, England)
Comedian and co-presenter of 'The Great British Bake Off'.
[Picture of Sue Perkins]


Peron, Isabel
Born 4 February 1931  (La Rioja, Argentina)
Third wife of Juan, former President of Argentina & Isabel herself was President between 1974 & 1976.
[Picture of Isabel Peron]


Perot, H. Ross
Born 27 June 1930  (Texarkana, Texas, USA)
Billionaire American businessman, who also ran for Presidency of the United States in 1992 & 1996.
[Picture of H. Ross Perot]


Perry, Jimmy Jimmy Perry is no longer with us
Born 9 September 1923  (Barnes, London, England)

Died 23 October 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
English comedy writer, originally an actor, but then, along with David Croft, wrote & produced many of Britain's favourite sitcoms.
[Picture of Jimmy Perry]


Perry, Lee "Scratch"
Born 20 March 1936  (St Mary's, Jamaica, West Indies)
Barely sane but hugely influential reggae man.
[Picture of Lee


Perry, Morris
Born 28 March 1925  (place of birth unknown)
Another entry in the DDP's effort to get every single person who has ever appeared in 'Doctor Who' catalogued.
[Picture of Morris Perry]


Perry, William "The Refrigerator"
Born 16 December 1962  (Aiken, South Carolina, USA)
Hulking defensive lineman for the Chicago Bears American football team that won the Super Bowl in 1986.
[Picture of William


Perryman, Steve
Born 21 December 1951  (London, England)
Former Tottenham Hostpur captain and England one-cap wonder.
[Picture of Steve Perryman]


Petchey, Jack
Born 19 July 1925  (London, England)
Businessman and philanthropist, announced his plans to marry a woman 24 years his junior in January 2016.
[Picture of Jack Petchey]


Peters, Clarke
Born 7 April 1952  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actor and favourite of David Simon, having played major roles in both 'The Wire' and 'Treme'.
[Picture of Clarke Peters]


Peters, Mike
Born 25 February 1959  (Prestatyn, Wales)
Lead singer of The Alarm.
[Picture of Mike Peters]


Petersen, Wolfgang
Born 14 March 1941  (Emden, Germany)
Did you realise that 'Das Boot' and 'The Never Ending Story' were directed by the same person? Well they were, it was this guy.
[Picture of Wolfgang Petersen]


Peterson, Peter G.
Born 5 June 1926  (Kearney, Nebraska, USA)
Former CEO of Bell & Howell who would later become the Secretary of Commerce in the Nixon Administration. Listed 149th in Forbes 500 richest Americans (2008).
[Picture of Peter G. Peterson]


Petrucciani, Loana
Born 30 August 1977  (Cannes, France)
Reality television personality, winner of 'Big Brother' and Finalist of the only season of 'Je suis une célébrité, sortez-moi de là!' the French version of 'I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here!' Calls herself an "actress".
[Picture of Loana Petrucciani]


Pettit, Bob
Born 12 December 1932  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
Retired basketball player. Played for the Milwaukee Hawks/St. Louis Hawks from 1954-65.
[Picture of Bob Pettit]


Petty, Richard
Born 2 July 1937  (Level Cross, North Carolina, USA)
NASCAR driver, winner of the Daytona 500 a record 7 times amongst other achievements.
[Picture of Richard Petty]


PewDiePie, (comedian)
Born 24 October 1989  (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Cunt. (at least according to one of the DDP's researchers. I've never fucking heard of him - TMIB)
[Picture of (comedian) PewDiePie]


Peyton, K. M.
Born 2 August 1929  (Birmingham, England)
Winner of the 1969 Carnegie medal for her children's book 'Flambards' which was made into a TV series in 1979. Made an MBE in 2014.
[Picture of K. M. Peyton]


Philbin, Regis
Born 25 August 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)
Talk show host, game show host & presenter - on a host of shows since the 1960s & one of America's most famous & most popular TV personalities.
[Picture of Regis Philbin]


Philip, Prince
Born 10 June 1921  (Villa Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece)
Gaffe-prone "Phil the Greek" also has Danish and German blood.
[Picture of Prince Philip]


Phillips, Conrad Conrad Phillips is no longer with us
Born 13 April 1925  (London, England)

Died 13 January 2016  (Chippenham, Wiltshire, England)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
British actor, best known for his role in the hit 1950s TV series 'The Adventures of William Tell'.
[Picture of Conrad Phillips]


Phillips, David
Born 3 December 1939  (Kendal, Cumbria, England)
Former President of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
[Picture of David Phillips]


Phillips, Jess
Born 9 October 1981  (Birmingham, England)
Straight out of central casting modern Labour politician.
[Picture of Jess Phillips]


Phillips, Leslie
Born 20 April 1924  (Tottenham, London, England)
Comic actor who inherited the 'Doctor in...' role from Dirk Bogarde and appeared in a number of the 'Carry on...' films. Apparently he also plays the voice of "The Sorting Hat" in the 'Harry Potter' movies, whatever that means.
[Picture of Leslie Phillips]


Phillips, Mackenzie
Born 10 November 1959  (Alexandria, Virginia, USA)
Singer & actress who has had a long standing problem with drugs. In 2009 she revealed that she had a long incestuous relationship with her father, The Mamas & the Papas lead singer John Phillips.
[Picture of Mackenzie Phillips]


Phillips, Phil
Born 14 March 1926  (Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA)
American singer and songwriter best known for his 1959 hit 'Sea of Love'.
[Picture of Phil Phillips]


Piasecki, Sally
Born in Wallington, England  (exact date unknown)
British woman with terminal cancer, her hook for the papers is that her American husband is facing deportation from the UK.
[Picture of Sally Piasecki]


Piccoli, Michel
Born 27 December 1925  (Paris, France)
Veteran French film actor.
[Picture of Michel Piccoli]


Pickles, Eric
Born 20 April 1952  (Keighley, Yorkshire, England)
Bumptious Conservative cabinet minister.
[Picture of Eric Pickles]


Pickup, Ronald
Born 7 June 1940  (Chester, England)
No matter how many shows he pops up in on TV, he'll always be the voice of Aslan from the 1980s Narnia adaptations.
[Picture of Ronald Pickup]


Piggott, Lester
Born 5 November 1935  (Wantage, Berkshire, England)
Unusually tall (5'8") jockey, nine times winner of the Epsom Derby, who was often lampooned for his odd speech impediment, and did time for tax evasion.
[Picture of Lester Piggott]


Pilcher, Rosamunde
Born 22 September 1924  (Lelant, Cornwall, England)
Very successful author, normally of romantic novels.
[Picture of Rosamunde Pilcher]


Pilliod Jr, Charles J.
Born 20 October 1918  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
CEO of Goodyear from 1941 to 1983, later served as US ambassador to Mexico. Died in April 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Charles J. Pilliod Jr]


Pinal, Silvia
Born 12 September 1931  (Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico)
Mexican film actress.
[Picture of Silvia Pinal]


Pinheiro, Heloisa
Born 7 July 1945  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Brazilian Playboy model and the inspiration for 'The Girl from Ipanema'.
[Picture of Heloisa Pinheiro]


Pinsent, Gordon
Born 12 July 1930  (Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Canadian actor.
[Picture of Gordon Pinsent]


Pintauro, Danny
Born 6 January 1976  (Milltown, New Jersey, USA)
1980s child actor in sitcom 'Who's The Boss' and horror flick 'Cujo'. Revealed he was HIV positive in 2015.
[Picture of Danny Pintauro]


Pipes, Wesley
Born 20 January 1969  (Mississippi, USA)
AVN Hall of Fame porn star, currently battling inoperable lung cancer.
[Picture of Wesley Pipes]


Pirsig, Robert M.
Born 6 September 1928  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Writer and philospher of 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' fame.
[Picture of Robert M. Pirsig]


Pistorius, Oscar
Born 22 November 1986  (Sandton, South Africa)
Multiple paralympic champion and icon. Accused of murdering his girlfriend who was shot dead at his home on Valentine's Day 2013.
[Picture of Oscar Pistorius]


Pitoi, Falesa
Born in Tuvalu  (exact date unknown)
Dentist-turned Tuvalu politician.
[Picture of Falesa Pitoi]


Plowright, Joan
Born 28 October 1929  (Brigg, Lincolnshire, England)
Highly regarded actress, widow of Lawrence Olivier.
[Picture of Joan Plowright]


Plowright, Louise Louise Plowright is no longer with us
Born 1 June 1956  (Congleton, Cheshire, England)

Died 1 March 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 59  (read death notice)
Theatre and TV actress ('EastEnders', 'Families').
[Picture of Louise Plowright]


Plummer, Christopher
Born 13 December 1929  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian film, stage & TV actor, still, despite some recent high-profile performances in 'Syriana' and 'The Insider', perhaps best known for his role in 'The Sound of Music'. Won Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2012 at the age of 82.
[Picture of Christopher Plummer]


Poitier, Sidney
Born 20 February 1927  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Bahamian-born actor who emigrated to the US and went on to become a leading movie star of the 1950s and '60s, taking lead roles in, among others, 'To Sir, With Love' and 'Guess Who's Coming To Dinner'.
[Picture of Sidney Poitier]


Polanski, Roman
Born 18 August 1933  (Paris, France)
Movie director, with a rather torrid personal life, which has included underage sexual intercourse (which means he is still banned from the US), surviving the Holocaust & finding out his wife, Sharon Tate had been brutally murdered by the Manson Family.
[Picture of Roman Polanski]


Pomsel, Brunhilde
Date and place of birth unknown
Secretary to Nazi propaganda overlord Joseph Goebbels. Came out of the woodwork in 2011. Born c. 1910.
[Picture of Brunhilde Pomsel]


Ponting, Ricky "Punter"
Born 19 December 1974  (Launceston, Tazmania, Australia)
Irritating but brilliant batsman and former Australian cricket captain.
[Picture of Ricky


Pop, Iggy
Born 21 April 1947  (Muskegon, Michigan, USA)
Former front man of The Stooges and online insurance salesman, but also successful as a solo artist. Born James Jewell Osterberg, Jr.
[Picture of Iggy Pop]


Porter, Shirley
Born 29 November 1930  (London, England)
Leader of Westminster council in the 1980s before being exposed for "gerrymandering" votes in by shifting Labour voters out of marginal wards hrough various property-based schemes.
[Picture of Shirley Porter]


Powell, Colin
Born 5 April 1937  (New York, New York, USA)
US Army general who worked under Bush I in the Gulf War, and later became Secretary of State under Bush II, taking the country into the Iraq War. Underwent surgery for prostate cancer in December 2003. Cannot pronounce his own name.
[Picture of Colin Powell]


Powell, Jane
Born 1 April 1929  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Five times married and still active actress, singer and dancer.
[Picture of Jane Powell]


Powell, Kendall J.
Born in Denver, Colorado, USA  (exact date unknown)
CEO of General Mills for the past decade, earns a cool $7m a year. Born c. 1954
[Picture of Kendall J. Powell]


Powers, Stefanie
Born 2 November 1942  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Appeared as Jennifer Hart alongside Robert Wagner in the TV series 'Hart to Hart'.
[Picture of Stefanie Powers]


Powter, Susan
Born 22 September 1957  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Motivational speaker and nutritionist, who hosts her own talk show.
[Picture of Susan Powter]


Prescott, John
Born 31 May 1938  (Prestatyn, Wales)
Gaffe-prone, yokel-punching, croquet-playing, cocktail stick-waggling, senior Labour politician, deputy Prime Minister from 1997-2007.
[Picture of John Prescott]


Press, Tamara
Born 10 May 1937  (Kharkiv, Ukraine)
Olympic shot put champion for the Soviet Union in 1960 & 1964. Long rumoured to have been a man although this has never been proven.
[Picture of Tamara Press]


Pressler, Menahem
Born 16 December 1923  (Magdeburg, Germany)
German-born Israeli-American pianist and a founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio.
[Picture of Menahem Pressler]


Previn, Andre
Born 6 April 1930  (Berlin, Germany)
Principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra from 1968-79 and still best known for his appearance on 'The Morecambe and Wise Show' in 1971, lambasting Eric for "playing ALL the wong notes".
[Picture of Andre Previn]


Price, Alan
Born 19 April 1942  (Fatfield, England)
Original keyboardist for The Animals, as well as the composer of the 'Andy Capp' TV series' theme tune.
[Picture of Alan Price]


Price, Lloyd
Born 9 March 1933  (Kenner, Louisiana, USA)
Early rock 'n' roll musician. Hits include 'Lawdy Miss Clawdy'.
[Picture of Lloyd Price]


Pride, Charley
Born 18 March 1938  (Sledge, Mississippi, USA)
Successful country music singer, a former baseball player.
[Picture of Charley Pride]


Prideaux, Roger
Born 31 July 1939  (London, England)
Captain of Northamptionshire County Cricket Club since 1967-70.
[Picture of Roger Prideaux]


Priest, Pat
Born 15 August 1936  (Bountiful, Utah, USA)
Marilyn Munster in 'The Munsters'.
[Picture of Pat Priest]


Priest, Steve
Born 23 February 1948  (Hayes, Middlesex, England)
Bass player for glam rock band The Sweet.
[Picture of Steve Priest]


Prince, Hal
Born 30 January 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)
One of the greatest Broadway directors of all time, accordingly holding the record for the most Tony Awards won by one individual (21).
[Picture of Hal Prince]


Prior, James James Prior is no longer with us
Born 11 October 1927  (Brampton, Sussex, England)

Died 12 December 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Politician, former Employment & Northern Ireland Secretary.
[Picture of James Prior]


Prochnow, Jürgen
Born 10 June 1941  (Berlin, Germany)
Quintessential "I know the face..." Hollywood star, turns up in 'Beverly Hills Cop 2', 'Dune' and 'Air Force One'. Was the original choice to play the Terminator before Arnie's CV landed on the casting director's desk.
[Picture of Jürgen Prochnow]


Prokop, Matthew
Born 29 July 1990  (Victoria, Texas, USA)
Disney movie actor, most notably in 'High School Musical 3'. Career is on seemingly permanent hiatus after he was discovered to be a big fan of punching girlfriends in the face.
[Picture of Matthew Prokop]


Proulx, Annie
Born 22 August 1935  (Norwich, Connecticut, USA)
Pulitzer-winning novelist who wrote the source materials for both 'The Shipping News' and 'Brokeback Mountain'.
[Picture of Annie Proulx]


Prowse, David
Born 1 July 1935  (Bristol, England)
Played the physical from of Darth Vader in 'Star Wars', with James Earl Jones providing the voice. Was also the Green Cross Code man.
[Picture of David Prowse]


Prunskiene, Kazimira
Born 26 February 1943  (Švencionys, Lithuania)
Lithuania's first prime minister after the declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.
[Picture of Kazimira Prunskiene]


Pryce, Jonathan
Born 1 June 1947  (Holywell, Flintshire, Wales)
Highly rated actor probably still best recognised as the hapless Sam Lowry in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult classic 'Brazil'.
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Pugach, Burt
Born 20 April 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)
New York lawyer who spent 14 years in jail for hiring men to throw lye in the face of his former squeeze Linda Riss in 1959. After he was released in 1974, the couple got married themselves. Their book, 'A Very Different Love Story' was published in 1976.
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Pugacheva, Natalya
Born 28 November 1935  (Buranovo, Russia)
Oldest member of the musical group Buranovskiye Babushki, the so-called "Buranovo Grannies", who threatened to win the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest.
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Pugh, Tom Tom Pugh is no longer with us
Born 13 March 1937  (London, England)

Died 1 February 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
English cricketer. Captain of Gloucestershire from 1961-62. Was once dismissed for LBW after getting his jaw broken!
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Pulver, Liselotte
Born 11 October 1929  (Bern, Switzerland)
Swiss actress who made her mark in German cinema in the 1960s.
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Pynchon, Thomas
Born 8 May 1937  (Glen Cove, New York, USA)
Extremely reclusive author. In fact, the only times his voice has ever been broadcast is via three episodes of 'The Simpsons'.
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