Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2017: I


Born 15 October 1924  (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)
US businessman, former CEO of Chrysler cars.
[Picture of Lee IACOCCA]


IAN, Janis
Born 7 April 1951  (New York City, New York, USA)
Singer-songwriter whose 1975 album 'Between the Lines' topped the US Billboard charts.
[Picture of Janis IAN]


IBBOTSON, Derek Derek IBBOTSON is no longer with us
Born 17 June 1932  (Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England)

Died 23 February 2017  (Lupset, Wakefield, England)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Runner, won the bronze medal in the 1956 Olympic 5000m final. Made a MBE in the 2008 New Year's Honours.
[Picture of Derek IBBOTSON]


IDLE, Eric
Born 29 March 1943  (South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England)
Member of Monty Python, actor & writer of comedy songs, including the recent musical, 'Spamalot'.
[Picture of Eric IDLE]


Born 30 November 1937  (Coventry, England)
Yodelling singer, popular in the UK in the early 1960s.
[Picture of Frank IFIELD]


Born 15 July 1976  (San Diego, California, USA)
AKA "Fluffy", rotund US comedian.
[Picture of Gabriel IGLESIAS]


Born 23 September 1943  (Madrid, Spain)
Smoove-as-silk Spanish crooner who has sold over 120 million records to menopausal women across the civilised world.
[Picture of Julio IGLESIAS]


Born 8 June 1932  (Pudsey, Yorkshire, England)
Former England cricket captain.
[Picture of Ray ILLINGWORTH]


Born 24 June 1949  (Leicester, England)
Bass guitarist for AOR monoliths Dire Straits.
[Picture of John ILLSLEY]


IMBERT, Peter Peter IMBERT is no longer with us
Born 27 April 1933  (Folkestone, Kent, England)

Died 13 November 2017  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Former policeman and terrorism expert, now Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London.
[Picture of Peter IMBERT]


Born 23 July 1940  (Riverside, California, USA)
Radio DJ, another of the recent "shock jocks" popping up. Also a comedian & talk show host.
[Picture of Don IMUS]


Born 13 September 1928  (New Castle, Indiana, USA)
Artist, best known for his pop art work.
[Picture of Robert INDIANA]


INGHAM, Bernard
Born 21 June 1932  (Halifax, West Yorkshire, England)
Fat, gruff Yorkshire journalist who went on to become press secretary to Margaret Thatcher.
[Picture of Bernard INGHAM]


Born 4 August 1947  (Pine Ridge, Bahamas)
Bahaman politician. Twice served as Prime Minister.
[Picture of Hubert INGRAHAM]


Born 9 December 1944  (Danbury, Essex, England)
Guitarist and songwriter for the legendary comedy band The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band. Later worked with Monty Python.
[Picture of Neil INNES]


Born 18 November 1954  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
AKA the Duke of Roxburghe. British aristocrat and friend of Prince Andrew.
[Picture of Guy INNES-KER]


INSOLE, Doug Doug INSOLE is no longer with us
Born 18 April 1926  (London, England)

Died 5 August 2017  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Cricketer, who played for the Cambridge University and was captain of Essex for many years. Played nine Test matches for England in the 1950s. Dropped Geoffrey Boycott in 1967, who still feels insulted. Did Boycott pick him for the DDP?
[Picture of Doug INSOLE]


Born 19 February 1948  (Birmingham, England)
Left-handed lead guitarist for heavy rock legends Black Sabbath since their formation in 1964.
[Picture of Tony IOMMI]


Born 20 March 1934  (Gitega, Ruanda-Urundi)
Pretender to the throne of Burundi since 1972, when her brother Ntare V was executed.
[Picture of Rosa Paula IRIBAGIZA]


Born 10 November 1965  (Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland)
Formula 1 racing driver who won four races and earned 191pts during his career. He retired in 2002 and started a second but more private career as a boxing champion, being honoured with a six month prison sentence for "mutual injury" in January 2014.
[Picture of Eddie IRVINE]


IRVING, Arthur
Born in Saint John, Canada  (exact date unknown)
Canadian businessman, one the richest in Canada. Born 1930.
[Picture of Arthur IRVING]


IRVING, James K.
Born 20 March 1928  (Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada)
Co-owner of the Irving Group with his brother Arthur.
[Picture of James K. IRVING]


IRWIN, Bindi
Born 24 July 1998  (Buderim, Queensland, Australia)
Actress daughter of the late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin.
[Picture of Bindi IRWIN]


ISLAM, Yusuf
Born 21 July 1948  (London, England)
AKA Cat Stevens, successful singer-songwriter-cum Islam convert.
[Picture of Yusuf ISLAM]


ISLEY, Ronald
Born 21 May 1941  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
American singer, one of the Isley Brothers. Currently in prison for tax evasion & there are rumours that his health is not good.
[Picture of Ronald ISLEY]


Born 17 February 1927  (Tampere, Finland)
Retired Finnish ice hockey player.
[Picture of Pentti ISOTALO]


IVORY, James
Born 7 June 1928  (Berkeley, California, USA)
Film director, the Ivory of the Merchant-Ivory film productions company.
[Picture of James IVORY]

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