Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2016: U


Uchida, Mitsuko
Born 20 December 1948  (Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan)
Japanese classical pianist.
[Picture of Mitsuko Uchida]


Uderzo, Albert
Born 25 April 1927  (Fismes, Marne, France)
Comic book artist & scriptwriter, best known for his work on the Asterix books.
[Picture of Albert Uderzo]


Ufton, Derek
Born 31 May 1928  (Crayford, Kent)
Former professional footballer and cricketer. Was captain of Charlton Athletic in their extraordinary 7-6 win over Huddersfield Town in 1957.
[Picture of Derek Ufton]


Ullmann, Liv
Born 16 December 1938  (Tokyo, Japan)
Norwegian actress, one of Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman's many muses.
[Picture of Liv Ullmann]


Ulmanis, Guntis
Born 13 September 1939  (Riga, Latvia)
President of Latvia from 1993-1999.
[Picture of Guntis Ulmanis]


Ulrich, Torben
Born 4 October 1928  (Frederiksberg, Denmark)
Retired professional tennis player and father of Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich.
[Picture of Torben Ulrich]


Underwood, John
Date and place of birth unknown
Cancer-stricken journalist who took to Twitter ro raise money for charity.
[Picture of John Underwood]


Urban, Robert
Date and place of birth unknown
Father of singer Keith Urban. Died in December 2015 so no points.
[Picture of Robert Urban]


Ure, Gudrun
Born 12 March 1926  (Campsie, Strathclyde, Scotland)
The 'Supergran' of the 1980s TV show of the same name.
[Picture of Gudrun Ure]


Urquhart, Alistair Alistair Urquhart is no longer with us
Born 8 September 1919  (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Died 7 October 2016  (Dundee, Scotland)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
Former Japanese prisoner of war in WWII, who wrote about his experiences in the book 'The Forgotten Highlander'.
[Picture of Alistair Urquhart]


Urquhart, Brian
Born 28 February 1919  (Dorset, England)
Former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations.
[Picture of Brian Urquhart]

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