Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: T


Tae-Woo, Roh
Born 4 December 1932  (Daegu, South Korea)
President of South Korea from 1988-93.
[Picture of Roh Tae-Woo]


Taimanov, Mark Mark Taimanov is no longer with us
Born 7 February 1926  (Lenningrad, Soviet Union)

Died 27 November 2016  (St Petersburg, Russia)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
Chess player, an International Grandmaster in the sport.
[Picture of Mark Taimanov]


Tajima, Nabi
Born 4 August 1900  (Wan Village, Kikaijima Island, Japan)
Aged over 115, this is the oldest, verified living person in Japan. Or perhaps it is the Queen Mother, who was born on the exact same day??
[Picture of Nabi Tajima]


Takei, George
Born 20 April 1937  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American actor, played Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek.
[Picture of George Takei]


Talabani, Jalal
Born 12 November 1933  (Kelkan, Iraq)
President of Iraq since April 2005.
[Picture of Jalal Talabani]


Tambling, Bobby
Born 18 September 1941  (Storrington, Sussex, England)
Former Chelsea striker who held their top scorer record for 47 years before being overtaken by Frank Lampard, Jr. Mind you, take away penalties and deflections and Lamps has probably scored as many as Mickey Droy!
[Picture of Bobby Tambling]


Tamblyn, Russ
Born 30 December 1934  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American actor & dancer.
[Picture of Russ Tamblyn]


Tänak, Ott
Born 15 October 1987  (Kärla Parish, Saaremaa, Estonia)
Rally driver and Estonian Rally Championship winner in 2008 and 2009.
[Picture of Ott Tänak]


Tanamo, Lord
Born 2 October 1934  (Kingston, Jamaica)
Mento and ska performer and songwriter. He helped create the sound we now know as Ska. Died in April but no obit, unlike Prince Buster…
[Picture of Lord Tanamo]


Tapsell, Peter
Born 1 February 1930  (Hove, Sussex, England)
Conservative MP and "Father of the House" of Commons, having been continually elected since 1966.
[Picture of Peter Tapsell]


Tarbuck, Jimmy
Born 6 February 1940  (Liverpool, England)
Unfunny, golf-obsessed, old school comedian.
[Picture of Jimmy Tarbuck]


Tarics, Sándor Sándor Tarics is no longer with us
Born 23 September 1913  (Budapest, Hungary)

Died 21 May 2016  (San Francisco, California, USA)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Hungarian water polo player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.
[Picture of Sándor Tarics]


Tarrant, Chris
Born 10 October 1946  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
'Tiswas' & 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' presenter, also a radio presenter.
[Picture of Chris Tarrant]


Taylor, Brian
Born 9 January 1955  (Dundee, Scotland)
Political editor for BBC Scotland.
[Picture of Brian Taylor]


Taylor, Rip
Born 13 January 1934  (Washington DC, USA)
Actor & comedian, very well known in the US, less so in the UK.
[Picture of Rip Taylor]


Taylor, Ronnie
Born 27 October 1924  (place of birth unknown)
Cinematographer who collaborated with Richard Attenborough.
[Picture of Ronnie Taylor]


Tchernia, Pierre
Born 29 January 1928  (Paris, France)
French cinema and television producer, screenwriter, presenter, animator and actor. Died in October 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Pierre Tchernia]


Tebbit, Norman
Born 29 March 1931  (Ponders End, London, England)
Outspoken former chairman of the Conservative Party, whose unemployed father famously "did not riot, he got on his bike and looked for work". Almost killed in the Brighton bombing of 1984.
[Picture of Norman Tebbit]


Tegart, Judy
Born 12 December 1937  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian tennis player who had a fine doubles career but was also runner-up to Billie Jean King in the first Wimbledon final of the Open Era in 1968.
[Picture of Judy Tegart]


Teng-Hui, Lee
Born 15 January 1923  (Sanzhi, New Taipei, Taiwan)
President of Taiwan from 1988-2000.
[Picture of Lee Teng-Hui]


Tequila, Tila
Born 24 October 1981  (Singapore)
Singaporean-born American model, musician and TV personality.
[Picture of Tila Tequila]


Tereshkova, Valentina Vladimirovna
Born 6 March 1937  (Bolshoye Maslennikovo, Russia)
Former Soviet cosmonaut - the first woman in outer space.
[Picture of Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova]


Tewson, Josephine
Born 26 February 1939  (Hampstead, London, England)
Comic actress, best known as Elizabeth in 'Keeping Up Appearances' and as Jane Travers in 'Clarence'.
[Picture of Josephine Tewson]


Tezuka, Katsumi
Born 31 August 1912  (Hayami, Japan)
Japanese actor who specialised in getting into the monster suit.
[Picture of Katsumi Tezuka]


Thiebaud, Wayne
Born 23 November 1920  (Mesa, Arizona, USA)
US artist & painter.
[Picture of Wayne Thiebaud]


Thielemans, Toots Toots Thielemans is no longer with us
Born 29 April 1922  (Brussels, Belgium)

Died 22 August 2016  (Brussells, Belgium)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Belgian jazz harmonicist & whistler, who is still performing. Don't recognise the name? Well, he played the harmonica on 'Sesame Street', 'Moon River', 'Midnight Cowboy' and so many others.
[Picture of Toots Thielemans]


Tho, Nguyen Ngoc
Born 26 May 1908  (Long Xuyen, Vietnam)
Prime Minister of Vietnam from 1963-64.
[Picture of Nguyen Ngoc Tho]


Thomas, Gareth Gareth Thomas is no longer with us
Born 12 February 1945  (Wales)

Died 13 April 2016  (Surrey, England)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
Veteran stage and screen actor forever associated as the eponymous hero from the classic BBC SF series 'Blake's 7' even though he left at the end of the second series.
[Picture of Gareth Thomas]


Thomas, John Meurig
Born 15 December 1932  (Llanelli, Wales)
Welsh chemist and educator primarily known for his work on heterogeneous catalysis, solid-state chemistry, and surface and materials science (I bet you are glad to know this !!!).
[Picture of John Meurig Thomas]


Thomas, Sarah
Born 5 June 1952  (London, England)
Actress. Played Glenda in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Sarah Thomas]


Thompson, Barbara
Born 27 July 1944  (Oxford, England)
Jazz musician.
[Picture of Barbara Thompson]


Thompson, Lee "Uncle Poodle"
Date and place of birth unknown
Openly gay uncle of the "star" of the massive worldwide reality TV phenomenon that is 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'.
[Picture of Lee


Thompson, Mike "Sugar Bear"
Date and place of birth unknown
He is the father of the "star" of the massive worldwide reality TV phenomenon that is 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'.
[Picture of Mike


Thomson, Peter
Born 23 August 1929  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian golfer. Five times winner of the Open Golf championship.
[Picture of Peter Thomson]


Thorburn, Cliff
Born 16 January 1948  (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
AKA "The Grinder". One of the greats of the televised snooker age, World Champion in 1980, and World Number One between 1981 & 1982.
[Picture of Cliff Thorburn]


Thornburgh, Dick
Born 16 July 1932  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Attorney-General for Presidents Reagan and Bush senior.
[Picture of Dick Thornburgh]


Thorne, Angela
Born 25 January 1939  (Karachi, Pakistan)
Refined actress, known for her roles in 'To the Manor Born' and 'Three Up, Two Down'. Memorably played Margaret Thatcher in 'Anyone for Denis?' in 1982.
[Picture of Angela Thorne]


Thorne, Willie
Born 4 March 1954  (Leicester, England)
Popular former snooker player, now a TV pundit. Often called, rather bizarrely, "The Homer Simpson of snooker".
[Picture of Willie Thorne]


Thorpe, Ian
Born 13 October 1982  (Sydney, Australia)
Australian swimmer and winner of five Olympic gold medals, the most won by any Australian.
[Picture of Ian Thorpe]


Thorson, Scott
Born 22 January 1959  (La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA)
Had a relationship with Liberace, which he wrote a book on. Also claims to have had to have an affair with Michael Jackson, although nothing actually supports this. Born 1958.
[Picture of Scott Thorson]


Thuram, Lilian
Born 1 January 1972  (Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe)
Successful footballer, right back for France in their glory years of the late '90s/ early '00s. Scored only two goals in 142 appearances - both in the semi-final of the World Cup in 1998. Well, if you're gonna score, make sure it's important...
[Picture of Lilian Thuram]


Tidy, Bill
Born 9 October 1933  (Birkenhead, Cheshire, England)
Cartoonist and humourist, seen on Dictionary Corner on 'Countdown' more times than I've had hot dinners.
[Picture of Bill Tidy]


Tilbrook, Paula
Born 16 January 1930  (Manchester, England)
Actress, best known as the local gossip Betty Eagleton in 'Emmerdale'. Born 1931.
[Picture of Paula Tilbrook]


Tiller, Nadja
Born 16 March 1929  (Vienna, Austria)
Austrian actress who was popular in West Germany in the 1950s and 60s.
[Picture of Nadja Tiller]


Tillis, Mel
Born 8 August 1932  (Tampa, Florida, USA)
Country music singer despite having a speech impediment.
[Picture of Mel Tillis]


Tillotson, Johnny
Born 20 April 1939  (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
Country music singer.
[Picture of Johnny Tillotson]


Timb3rl@ke-Ev@ns, Andre
Date and place of birth unknown
STILL a rare instance of a terminally-ill father on these page. Born 1974. Died in January 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Andre Timb3rl@ke-Ev@ns]


Tinsulanonda, Prem
Born 26 August 1920  (Songkhla Province, Thailand)
Prime Minister of Thailand from 1980-88.
[Picture of Prem Tinsulanonda]


Titica, (singer)
Born in Angola  (exact date unknown)
Transsexual Angolan rap artist, born 1987. That is totally Mexico that is, well weapon!
[Picture of (singer) Titica]


Tloubatla, Hilda
Born in South Africa  (exact date unknown)
South African singer with the acclaimed group the Mahotella Queens. Born 1942.
[Picture of Hilda Tloubatla]


Tobin, Peter
Born 27 August 1946  (Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland)
Man accused of killing three girls in Margate, and found guilty & jailed in 2008.
[Picture of Peter Tobin]


Toksvig, Sandi
Born 3 May 1958  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Diminutive and laconic TV host, comedian and writer.
[Picture of Sandi Toksvig]


Tolkien, Christopher
Born 21 November 1924  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
Son of 'Lord of the Rings' author J. R. R. Tolkien.
[Picture of Christopher Tolkien]


Tomei, Concetta
Born 30 December 1945  (Kenosha, Wisconsin. USA)
American actress, best known for her roles as Major Lila Garreau on the ABC series 'China Beach' and as Lynda Hansen on the NBC series 'Providence'.
[Picture of Concetta Tomei]


Tomita, Isao
Born 22 April 1932  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese composer, regarded as one of the pioneers of electronic and space music, and as one of the most famous producers of analog synthesizer arrangements. Died in May 2016 but no acceptable obit was forthcoming...
[Picture of Isao Tomita]


Tomlin, Lily
Born 1 September 1939  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Actress and comedian, best known for her collaborations with the late Robert Altman.
[Picture of Lily Tomlin]


Tomlinson, Ricky
Born 26 September 1939  (Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
Ex-plasterer & Trade Unionist turned hugely successful & popular actor - firstly in 'Brookside' but best loved for his role in 'The Royle Family'.
[Picture of Ricky Tomlinson]


Topol, (actor)
Born 9 September 1935  (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Star of 'Fiddler on the Roof', and a regular stage performer.
[Picture of (actor) Topol]


Torn, Rip
Born 6 February 1931  (Temple, Texas, USA)
US veteran film & TV actor, born Elmore Rual Torn.
[Picture of Rip Torn]


Torrence, Dean
Born 10 March 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Along with Jan Berry, one of the pioneers of the surf sound of the 1960s.
[Picture of Dean Torrence]


Torry, Clare
Born 29 November 1947  (England)
Singer who provided the shrieking vocal to the classic Pink Floyd track 'The Great Gig in the Sky'. The pun for her if she goes will be a tap in...
[Picture of Clare Torry]


Tovar, Lupita Lupita Tovar is no longer with us
Born 27 July 1910  (Matías Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico)

Died 12 November 2016  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 106  (read death notice)
Mexican film actress, in occasional Hollywood movies.
[Picture of Lupita Tovar]


Tozer, Faye
Born 14 November 1975  (Northampton, England)
One of the three female co-lead singers of British pop group Steps.
[Picture of Faye Tozer]


Trabert, Tony
Born 16 August 1930  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Retired tennis player. Men's singles champion at Wimbledon in 1955.
[Picture of Tony Trabert]


Travanti, Daniel J
Born 7 March 1940  (Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA)
Actor, best known as police chief Captain Frank Furillo in the classic 1980s TV drama 'Hill Street Blues'.
[Picture of Daniel J Travanti]


Travis, Dave Lee
Born 25 May 1945  (Buxton, Derbyshire, England)
Radio DJ known as the "Hairy Cornflake". Arrested in November 2012 for alleged sexual offensive dating back to the 1970s.
[Picture of Dave Lee Travis]


Travis, Kris Kris Travis is no longer with us
Born 16 December 1983  (Sheffield, England)

Died 31 March 2016  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 32  (read death notice)
British professional wrestler, not one to bother the WWF though.
[Picture of Kris Travis]


Travis, Randy
Born 4 May 1959  (Marshville, North Carolina, USA)
American country singer.
[Picture of Randy Travis]


Travolta, Ellen
Born 6 October 1940  (Englewood, New Jersey, USA)
Actress, singer and has a little known brother called John Travolta.
[Picture of Ellen Travolta]


Travolta, John
Born 18 February 1954  (Englewood, New Jersey, USA)
Actor who catapulted to fame in 'Saturday Night Fever' (1977) and 'Grease' (1978) but then appeared in a few turkeys before acquiring a semblance of cool as the hitman Vincent Vega in 'Pulp Fiction'. Dogged by rumours concerning his sexuality.
[Picture of John Travolta]


Treacher, Bill
Born 4 June 1930  (London, England)
UK actor, forever remembered as the long-suffering Arthur Fowler in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Bill Treacher]


Trillin, Calvin
Born 5 December 1935  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.
[Picture of Calvin Trillin]


Troell, Jan
Born 23 July 1931  (Limhamn, Malmö, Sweden)
Swedish film director, known for his realistic style. His 1971 film 'The Emigrants' is unusual in being nominated for the Academy Awards across two years.
[Picture of Jan Troell]


Trout, Walter
Born 6 March 1951  (Ocean City, New Jersey, USA)
American blues guitarist.
[Picture of Walter Trout]


Trudeau, Garry
Born 21 July 1948  (New York City, New York, USA)
Cartoonist, best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Doonesbury comic strip.
[Picture of Garry Trudeau]


Trumbull, Douglas
Born 8 April 1942  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Special effects pioneer and director of 'Silent Running'.
[Picture of Douglas Trumbull]


Trump, Donald
Born 14 June 1946  (New York, New York, USA)
Billionaire real estate developer whose megalomaniac acquisition of riches, and later descent to near-bankruptcy, arguably epitomised the greed culture of the 1980s. Now elected President of the United States of America…
[Picture of Donald Trump]


Tsarnaev, Dzhokhar
Born 22 July 1993  (Kyrgyzstan)
One of two brothers suspected of perpetrating the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013, the other getting killed.
[Picture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev]


Tuckett, Lindsay
Born 6 February 1919  (Durban, Natal, South Africa)
World's oldest living cricketer who played in nine Tests for South Africa from 1947 to 1949. Died in September 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Lindsay Tuckett]


Tudor-Pole, Ed
Born 6 December 1955  (London, England)
Singer with post-punks Tempole Tudor and later the second presenter of Channel 4 show 'The Crystal Maze'.
[Picture of Ed Tudor-Pole]


Tuli, Teila
Born 14 June 1969  (Hawaii, USA)
Also known as Taylor Wily is an American actor and a former sumo wrestler and mixed martial artist.
[Picture of Teila Tuli]


Tully, Mark
Born 24 October 1935  (Tollygunge, Kolkata, India)
Veteran broadcaster who worked at the BBC for 30 years, mainly reporting on Indian affairs before resigning in 1994.
[Picture of Mark Tully]


Tune, Tommy
Born 28 February 1939  (Wichita Falls, Texas, USA)
Lanky American dancer & actor, one of Broadway's top stars.
[Picture of Tommy Tune]


Tunstall, K T
Born 23 June 1975  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Winsome Scots singer-songwriter.
[Picture of K T Tunstall]


Turkel, Joe
Born 15 July 1927  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, best known as the inventor of the rogue replicants in 'Blade Runner' and as the bartender in 'The Shining' one of three parts played for legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick.
[Picture of Joe Turkel]


Turner, Anthea
Born 25 May 1960  (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
Bland TV presenter, better known for her private life than for her personality.
[Picture of Anthea Turner]


Turner, Nik
Born 26 April 1940  (Oxford, England)
Multi-instrumentalist with space rockers Hawkwind.
[Picture of Nik Turner]


Turner, Ted
Born 19 November 1938  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Businessman & founder of CNN.
[Picture of Ted Turner]


Turner, Tina
Born 26 November 1939  (Nutbush, Tennessee, USA)
Singer, born Anna Mae Bullock, still active after almost 50 years in the business. Well known for her big hair & raspy voice.
[Picture of Tina Turner]


Turner-Warwick, Margaret
Born 19 November 1924  (London, England)
Retired British medical doctor and thoracic specialist. She was the first woman president of the Royal College of Physicians.
[Picture of Margaret Turner-Warwick]


Tushingham, Rita
Born 14 April 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Actress best known for her roles in "kitchen sink" dramas such as 'A Taste of Honey' and 'The Leather Boys'.
[Picture of Rita Tushingham]


Tutu, Desmond
Born 7 October 1931  (Klerksdorp, South Africa)
Winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, he became Archbishop of Cape Town in 1986. Retired from public life in 2010.
[Picture of Desmond Tutu]


Tutuhatunewa, Frans
Born 16 June 1923  (Batavia, Indonesia)
President in exile of the South Moluccas. Died in October 2016 but no obit.
[Picture of Frans Tutuhatunewa]


Tyler, Anne
Born 25 October 1941  (Minnesota, USA)
Pulitzer prize winning writer of 'The Accidental Tourist' and 'Breathing Lessons'. She has described her 2015 novel 'A Spool of Blue Thread' as her last.
[Picture of Anne Tyler]


Tyler Moore, Mary
Born 29 December 1936  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actress and comedienne who came to prominence in 'The Dick Van Dyke Show', before being given her own programme, called, with a stunning lack of imagination, 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'.
[Picture of Mary Tyler Moore]


Tyson, Ian
Born 25 September 1933  (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
Canadian singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Ian Tyson]


Tyson, Mike
Born 30 June 1966  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Became the youngest undisputed WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight boxing champion ever at 20, before spending 3 years in prison for rape.
[Picture of Mike Tyson]

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