Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2017: K


KALAW, Eva Estrada
Born 16 June 1920  (Concepcion, Tarlac, Philippines)
Veteran Filipino politician. Died in May 2017 but no obit.
[Picture of Eva Estrada KALAW]


Born 30 March 1926  (Ljungby, Sweden)
Founder of IKEA, the furniture store.
[Picture of Ingvar KAMPRAD]


Born 7 November 1929  (Vienna, Austria)
Nobel Prize-winning Austrian-American neuroscientist.
[Picture of Eric KANDEL]


Born 18 March 1927  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Composer of stage musicals, including 'Cabaret', 'Fosse' and 'Chicago'.
[Picture of John KANDER]


Born 17 September 1913  (Budapest, Hungary)
Dutch-Hungarian photographer. Died in September 2017 but no obit.
[Picture of Ata KANDO]


Born 26 December 1935  (Port Mourant, British Guiana, West Indies)
One of the finest West Indian batsmen of the 1960s.
[Picture of Rohan KANHAI]


KAO, Charles K.
Born 4 November 1933  (Shanghai, China)
Scientist, awarded the Nobel prize in 2009 for his part in the development of fibre optic technology.
[Picture of Charles K. KAO]


KAPLAN, Juliette
Born 2 October 1939  (Bournemouth, Dorset, England)
Actress, best known for playing the wife from Hell, Pearl, in Last of the Summer Wine.
[Picture of Juliette KAPLAN]


KARA, Ritchii
Born in Saltdean, East Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Drag queen who was diagnosed with vCJD, the human equivalent of Mad Cow disease, in spite of being a vegetarian for the past five years. Born c.1985.
[Picture of Ritchii KARA]


Born 17 March 1987  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Brother of Kim et al, part of the 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' reality-TV show.
[Picture of Rob KARDASHIAN]


Born 19 September 1936  (Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Actress best known for her role as the hapless Olive Rudge in ITV's hit 70s sitcom 'On the Buses'.
[Picture of Anna KAREN]


Born 22 September 1940  (Solbjerg, Denmark)
Danish-French film actress, muse of Nouvelle Vague director Jean-Luc Godard.
[Picture of Anna KARINA]


Born 15 March 1930  (Vienna, Austria)
Another Nobel-Prize-winning Austrain-American scientist (Chemistry). You can tell I'm near the end of doing the bios, can't you?
[Picture of Martin KARPLUS]


Born 24 December 1957  (Kandahar, Afghanistan)
Leader of Afghanistan's interim government insince 2001. Much more importantly, he has won praise from the Gucci fashion house for his trademark green coat and rather funky ceremonial hat, which he made himself from his own facial hair.
[Picture of Hamid KARZAI]


KASDAN, Lawrence
Born 14 January 1949  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Film producer, scriptwriter and director. Wrote the screenplays for 'The Empire Strikes Back', 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' and 'Return of the Jedi'. Also directed the neo-noir thriller 'Body Heat' in 1981.
[Picture of Lawrence KASDAN]


Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA  (exact date unknown)
American actress, widow of the late Casey. As Groucho Marx once said "No wonder he passed away!" Born 1955.
[Picture of Jean KASEM]


Born 13 April 1963  (Baku, Azerbaijan)
Retired former world chess champion, who has now entered the dangerous world of Russian politics, opposing Vladimir Putin.
[Picture of Garry KASPAROV]


KASSIM, Rachid Rachid KASSIM is no longer with us
Born in Roanne, France  (exact date unknown)

Died 10 February 2017  (Mosul, Iraq)

Age at death: 29  (read death notice)
Rap artist-turned terrorist for ISIS. Born 1987.
[Picture of Rachid KASSIM]


KATHRADA, Ahmed Ahmed KATHRADA is no longer with us
Born 21 August 1929  (Schweizer-Reneke, Transvaal, South Africa)

Died 28 March 2017  (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Politician and former anti-apartheid campaigner, who like Mandela, served time at Robben Island, but came back stronger and served as a MP for 5 years.
[Picture of Ahmed KATHRADA]


Born 6 September 1980  (Warrington, Cheshire, England)
Former topless model and member of Atomic Kitten who admitted to never having sung a note on any of the band's hits. Made many a tabloid cover with her drug-fuelled antics and relationships with bigger and balder builders.
[Picture of Kerry KATONA]


KAUFMAN, Gerald Gerald KAUFMAN is no longer with us
Born 21 June 1930  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)

Died 26 February 2017  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Creepy & dour former Labour party MP, former Shadow Foreign & Home Secretary.
[Picture of Gerald KAUFMAN]


KAUNDA, Kenneth
Born 28 April 1924  (Chinsali, Zambia)
President of Zambia from 1964-91.
[Picture of Kenneth KAUNDA]


Born 4 April 1957  (Orimattila, Finland)
Acclaimed Finnish film screenwriter and director.
[Picture of Aki KAURISMAKI]


KAYE, Gorden Gorden KAYE is no longer with us
Born 7 April 1941  (Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England)

Died 23 January 2017  (Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
UK comic actor, best remembered for being Rene Artois in 'Allo, 'Allo'.
[Picture of Gorden KAYE]


KE$HA, (singer)
Born 1 March 1987  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Singer-songwriter and rapper whose debut album, 'Animal' topped the U.S. Charts in 2010. I pretend I know all this, but I don't..
[Picture of (singer) KE$HA]


KEATON, Michael
Born 5 September 1951  (Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA)
American actor, a former Batman. Also in 'Beetlejuice' and the criminally underrated 'Night Shift' with Henry Wrinkler.
[Picture of Michael KEATON]


KEELER, Christine Christine KEELER is no longer with us
Born 22 February 1942  (Uxbridge, Middlesex, England)

Died 4 December 2017  (London, England)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
Former model and dancer who brought down the career of John Profumo and, eventually, the reign of PM Harold Macmillan.
[Picture of Christine KEELER]


KEITEL, Harvey
Born 13 May 1939  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, most notably in 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction'.
[Picture of Harvey KEITEL]


KEITH, Penelope
Born 2 April 1940  (Sutton, Surrey, England)
Popular actress in the 1970s whom male viewers secretly fancied in 'The Good Life' whilst publicly liking Felicity Kendall. And don't deny it...
[Picture of Penelope KEITH]


Born 20 June 1937  (Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA)
American singer & songwriter.
[Picture of Jerry KELLER]


KELLY, Elizabeth
Born 29 May 1921  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Actress, Nellie Ellis in EastEnders, between 1993-2000.
[Picture of Elizabeth KELLY]


Born 3 August 1966  (Fulwood, Lancashire, England)
Former goalkeeper for Bury & Oldham, brother of fellow goalkeeper Alan. Kelly announced in 2007 that he had cancer.
[Picture of Gary KELLY]


Born 14 February 1960  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Retired quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, been suffering from cancer and MRSA since 2013.
[Picture of Jim KELLY]


KELLY, Matthew
Born 9 March 1950  (Manchester, England)
Former host of UK TV shows 'Game For A Laugh' and 'Stars In Their Eyes', whose career came down crashing down around his ears in late 2002 when various insalubrious accusations were made about his sexual preferences.
[Picture of Matthew KELLY]


Born 9 June 1946  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Controversial Scottish novelist who won the 1994 Booker prize for 'How Late It Was How Late'.
[Picture of James KELMAN]


KEMBER, Norman
Born 27 March 1931  (London, England)
British peace activist, born 1931.
[Picture of Norman KEMBER]


KEMPER, Edmund
Born 18 December 1948  (Burbank, California, USA)
"The Co-ed Killer", giant of a serial killer with brains to match the brawn. Serving life in prison after murdering, dismembering and raping ten people. Usually in that order, so a pleasant chap all round.
[Picture of Edmund KEMPER]


Born 7 October 1935  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian playwright & author.
[Picture of Thomas KENEALLY]


Born 22 October 1965  (Dundee, Scotland)
Scottish novelist and stand-up comedian.
[Picture of A. L. KENNEDY]


KENNEDY, Andrew David
Born 20 March 1940  (Ulverstone, Tasmania, Australia)
Australian Labor politician.
[Picture of Andrew David KENNEDY]


KENNEDY, Anthony McLeod
Born 23 July 1936  (Sacramento, California, USA)
The most senior member of the US Supreme Court, appointed by President Reagan in 1987.
[Picture of Anthony McLeod KENNEDY]


Born 4 January 1926  (Ottawa, Canada)
Canadian broadcaster and politician. Died in March 2017 but no obit.
[Picture of Betty KENNEDY]


Born 12 October 1966  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Northern Irish singer who represented the UK in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest.
[Picture of Brian KENNEDY]


KENNEDY, Claudia J.
Born 14 July 1947  (Frankfurt, Germany)
Retired US 3 Star General, the first woman to reach that level in the US military.
[Picture of Claudia J. KENNEDY]


Born 15 January 1953  (County Sligo, Rep of Ireland)
Irish former Formula 1 motor racing driver.
[Picture of David KENNEDY]


Born 11 April 1928  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Widow of Robert Kennedy. Perhaps the most cursed of all the Kennedys, as her parents, brother, husband, sister-in-law and two sons all died early, most in accidents. Amazing that she's made it this far, in a way.
[Picture of Ethel KENNEDY]


Born 12 May 1950  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Baroness Kennedy, Labour peer and human rights lawyer.
[Picture of Helena KENNEDY]


Born 4 September 1939  (Newtownards, Northern Ireland)
Northern Irish goalkeeper for Lincoln City.
[Picture of John KENNEDY]


KENNEDY, John Maxwell
Born 15 December 1931  (Manchester, England)
Former Warwickshire cricketer.
[Picture of John Maxwell KENNEDY]


KENNEDY, John Neely
Born 21 November 1951  (Centreville, Mississippi, USA)
US Senator from Louisiana since January 2017.
[Picture of John Neely KENNEDY]


Born 28 July 1951  (Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England)
Former Liverpool and England footballer, now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Ray KENNEDY]


Born 8 July 1950  (East Grinstead, West Sussex, England)
Broadcaster who first caught the nation's attention in 1981 as part of the 'Game for a Laugh' team with the late Jeremy Beadle. Left Radio 2 in September 2010 after 17 years.
[Picture of Sarah KENNEDY]


Born 26 February 1927  (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
Veteran US TV presenter. Presented the American version of 'Name that Tune'.
[Picture of Tom KENNEDY]


KENNEDY, William
Born 16 January 1928  (Albany, New York, USA)
Pulitzer Prize-winning US author.
[Picture of William KENNEDY]


KENNEDY Jr, Robert F.
Born 17 January 1954  (Washington D.C., USA)
Radio host and environmentalist. Son of the late Bobby Kennedy.
[Picture of Robert F. KENNEDY Jr]


Born 23 May 1936  (place of birth unknown)
Television writer, specialising in police drama. Created 'The Sweeney', 'Juliet Bravo' and 'The Chinese Detective'.
[Picture of Ian KENNEDY MARTIN]


Born 20 February 1928  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
US Ambassador to Ireland from 1993 to 1998. The only surviving child of Joseph Kennedy from that remarkable family.
[Picture of Jean KENNEDY SMITH]


KENNY, Anthony
Born 16 March 1931  (Liverpool, England)
British priest-turned philosopher.
[Picture of Anthony KENNY]


Born 13 July 1962  (Syracuse, New York, USA)
Actor, comedian and the voice of 'SpongeBob SquarePants'.
[Picture of Tom KENNY]


KENT, Duchess of
Born 22 February 1933  (Hovingham Hall, Worsley, Yorkshire)
Katharine Lucy Mary Windsor - married to (unsurprisingly) the Duke of Kent, who is the Queen's cousin.
[Picture of Duchess of KENT]


Born 9 October 1935  (Belgrave Square, London, England)
The Duke of Kent since 1942, after his father was killed in an air crash. Also head of the Lawn Tennis Association & so often seen at Wimbledon.
[Picture of Duke of KENT (PRINCE EDWARD)]


KEOGH, Doreen
Born 5 February 1926  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Best known either as Concepta the barmaid in the early days of 'Coronation Street' or more recently in 'The Royle Family' as Mary, the next-door neighbour. Died in December 2017 but no obit.
[Picture of Doreen KEOGH]


Date and place of birth unknown
HIV-infected murderer of his married lover, jailed in 2016. Born 1977.
[Picture of Simon KEPENCI]


Born 15 July 1935  (Wolcottville, Indiana, USA)
American actor, probably best remembered as Cliff "Digger" Barnes in 'Dallas'.
[Picture of Ken KERCHEVAL]


KERR, Graham
Born 22 January 1934  (London, England)
One of the first celebrity chefs - still well remembered as 'The Galloping Gourmet'.
[Picture of Graham KERR]


KERR, Judith
Born 14 June 1923  (Berlin, Germany)
Author, creator of the Mog series of children's books. Widow of pioneering television writer Nigel Kneale.
[Picture of Judith KERR]


KERR, Warwick
Born 9 September 1922  (Santana do Parnaiba, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Despite the name, a Brazilian agricultural engineer and bee specialist.
[Picture of Warwick KERR]


Born 11 December 1943  (Aurora, Colarado, USA)
Former Vietnam war hero turned peacenik, who ran for President in 2004, losing to George W Bush. Later Secretary of State under President Obama.
[Picture of John KERRY]


Born 26 December 1942  (Paignton, Devon, England)
Cricketer, former cricketer for Somerset. Has the middle name Cosmo, which is probably more interesting than his cricket career.
[Picture of Roy KERSLAKE]


Born 8 September 1987  (Minot, North Dakota, USA)
Rapper, born plain old Cameron Thomaz.
[Picture of Wiz KHALIFA]


KHALIMOV, Gulmurod
Born 14 May 1975  (Varzob District, Tajikistan)
Tajik Islamist commander whose thrown his lot in with ISIS.
[Picture of Gulmurod KHALIMOV]


KHAMENEI, Ayatollah Ali
Born 17 July 1939  (Mashhad, Iran)
Former President of Iran, and current Supreme Leader, since 1989.
[Picture of Ayatollah Ali KHAMENEI]


KHAN, Asghar
Born 17 January 1921  (Jammu, Kashmir, India)
Former Commander-in-Chief of the Pakistan Air Force.
[Picture of Asghar KHAN]


KHOARAI, Sebastian Koto
Born 11 September 1929  (Lesotho)
Roman Catholic prelate and Lesotho's first Cardinal.
[Picture of Sebastian Koto KHOARAI]


Born 15 March 1943  (Tehran, Iran)
Iranian wrestler known as the Iron Sheik.
[Picture of Hossein KHOSROW VAZIRI]


KIDD, Delena
Born 11 February 1935  (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)
Veteran stage, film and TV actress.
[Picture of Delena KIDD]


KIDDER, Margot
Born 17 October 1948  (Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada)
Actress, probably best known for her role as Lois Lane in the Superman films of the 1980s.
[Picture of Margot KIDDER]


KIEDIS, Anthony
Born 1 November 1962  (Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA)
Lead singer of the funk rock icons The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
[Picture of Anthony KIEDIS]


KILBY, Barry
Born 23 January 1949  (Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
Former Burnley FC chairman, who stood down due to his cancer fight.
[Picture of Barry KILBY]


KILL J, (singer)
Date and place of birth unknown
Danish singer.
[Picture of (singer) KILL J]


KILLEN, Edgar Ray
Born 17 January 1925  (Neshoba, Mississippi, USA)
Former member of the Ku Klux Klan who conspired to kill several civil rights activists in the 1960s. Currently rotting away in prison.
[Picture of Edgar Ray KILLEN]


Born 31 December 1959  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Square-jawed film actor. Excellent in 'Tombstone', shit in 'Batman' and indeed everything else...
[Picture of Val KILMER]


KIMMOKM, (meme)
Date and place of birth unknown
Finnish man who's face has been used in a host of memes depicting charismatic, devil-may-care gentlemen about town. Or not.
[Picture of (meme) KIMMOKM]


Born 13 June 1944  (Eumseong County, Chungcheongbuk-do, Korea)
Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Picture of Ban KI-MOON]


KING, Carole
Born 9 February 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Singer-songwriter who co-wrote several hits with her husband Gerry Goffin before enjoying a massive hit with the 1971 album 'Tapestry'.
[Picture of Carole KING]


KING, Clive
Born 24 April 1924  (Richmond, Surrey, England)
British writer whose most famous novel was 'Stig of the Dump' in 1963.
[Picture of Clive KING]


Born 20 August 1931  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Exuberant, some might say cynical, boxing promoter with the upright hair.
[Picture of Don KING]


KING, Jonathan
Born 9 December 1944  (Godalming, Surrey, England)
Musician and TV presenter who was sentenced to 7 years in jail in 2001 for sexually abusing teenage boys.
[Picture of Jonathan KING]


KING, Larry
Born 19 November 1933  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American broadcaster, who hosted a world-famous chat show on CNN until his retirement in 2010. Born Lawrence Harvey Zieger.
[Picture of Larry KING]


KING, Perry
Born 30 April 1948  (Alliance, Ohio, USA)
Actor who played Han Solo in the radio series of 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Perry KING]


KING, Stephen
Born 21 September 1947  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Horror writer - 'Carrie', 'The Shining', 'It', 'Misery' etc.
[Picture of Stephen KING]


KING, Steve
Born 28 May 1949  (Storm Lake, Iowa, USA)
Republican representative for Iowa.
[Picture of Steve KING]


Born 26 August 1962  (Vienna, Georgia, USA)
Twice Olympic 110m Hurdles Champion, the nemesis and inspiration for Colin Jackson.
[Picture of Roger KINGDOM]


Born 31 December 1943  (Snainton, Yorkshire, England)
Acclaimed actor, still best known for playing Gandhi in the 1982 biopic of the same name. Knighted in 2002, inflating his head to the size of a small moon, but seems to have mellowed in recent years.
[Picture of Ben KINGSLEY]


Born 28 October 1922  (Bochum, Germany)
German-American composer, an expert in electronic music.
[Picture of Gershon KINGSLEY]


Born 18 November 1985  (London, England)
British film director.
[Picture of Tom KINGSLEY]


Born 11 October 1927  (Sutton Coldfield, England)
Jazz drummer.
[Picture of Tony KINSEY]


KIRBY, David
Born 18 January 1939  (Darlington, Co. Durham, England)
Cricketer for Cambridge University and Leicestershire.
[Picture of David KIRBY]


KIRK, Tommy
Born 10 December 1941  (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
Former actor for Disney films beofer his career went downhill in the 1970s.
[Picture of Tommy KIRK]


Born 28 October 1998  (Norfolk, England)
[Picture of Amber KIRK-FORD]


Born 9 March 1963  (Liverpool, England)
Jazz saxophonist best known for his work with Simply Red.
[Picture of Ian KIRKHAM]


KISER, Terry
Born 1 August 1939  (Omaha, Nebraska, USA)
Actor in numerous TV show & films - including Bernie in 'Weekend at Bernie's' & HG Wells in 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman'.
[Picture of Terry KISER]


Born 23 May 1923  (Furth, Germany)
Secretary of State in the US government under Presidents Nixon and Ford. Shared the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to broker a ceasefire in Vietnam - ironic, given that he'd been part of the government that started the war in the first place.
[Picture of Henry KISSINGER]


KIT, Barys
Born 6 April 1910  (St. Petersburg, Russia)
American/Belarusian rocket scientist who worked in the space program for quarter of a century.
[Picture of Barys KIT]


Born 15 December 1926  (London, England)
Former Commander-in-Chief UK Land Forces.
[Picture of Frank KITSON]


Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England  (exact date unknown)
British actor who has a habit of popping up in Last of the Summer Wine and.... not much else really. Born 1946.
[Picture of Ken KITSON]


Born 29 January 1980  (Hamburg, Germany)
Former Croatian international footballer.
[Picture of Ivan KLASNIC]


KLUG, Aaron
Born 11 August 1926  (Zelva, Lithuania)
Lithuanian-British biophysicist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1982.
[Picture of Aaron KLUG]


Born 18 February 1938  (Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England)
Former all-rounder for the England cricket team.
[Picture of Barry KNIGHT]


Born 4 April 1949  (Blaby, Leicestershire)
Conservative MP for East Yorkshire since 2001.
[Picture of Greg KNIGHT]


Born 9 July 1924  (London, England)
Former Conservative MP for Birmingham Edgbaston.
[Picture of Jill KNIGHT]


KNIGHT, Marion "Suge"
Born 19 April 1965  (Compton, California, USA)
Co-founder of rap & hip-hop label Death Row Records. Once allegedly dangled Vanilla Ice out of a seventh-storey window by his ankles; his only mistake was hauling him back in again.
[Picture of Marion


KNIGHT, Merald "Bubba"
Born 4 September 1942  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Soul singer with Gladys Knight & the Pips.
[Picture of Merald


Born 15 September 1958  (Washington D. C., USA)
Punk rock guitarist for hardcore band Bad Brains.
[Picture of Dr. KNOW]


KNOWLES, Michael
Born in Spondon, Derbyshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor who specialised in playing posh twits. Born 1937.
[Picture of Michael KNOWLES]


KNOX, Barbara
Born 30 September 1933  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
Rita Bates/Sullivan/Fairclough in Coronation Street, a role she has played, on & off, since 1964.
[Picture of Barbara KNOX]


KOBAYASHI, Mao Mao KOBAYASHI is no longer with us
Born 21 July 1982  (Ojiya, Niigata Prefecture, Japan)

Died 22 June 2017  (Tokyo, Japan)

Age at death: 34  (read death notice)
Actress and weathercaster for Japan's Fuji TV network.
[Picture of Mao KOBAYASHI]


Date and place of birth unknown
Campaign strategist for Jeb Bush's ultimately fruitless punt for the US Presidency.
[Picture of David KOCHEL]


KOENIG, Walter
Born 14 September 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor, who will forever be known as Chekov in the original 'Star Trek'. Later a comic book artist.
[Picture of Walter KOENIG]


KOHL, Helmut Helmut KOHL is no longer with us
Born 3 April 1930  (Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany)

Died 16 June 2017  (Ludwigshafen, Germany)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Former Chancellor of Germany between 1982 & 1998. Now drags his enormous bulk around the world attending state functions.
[Picture of Helmut KOHL]


KONY, Joseph
Born 18 September 1962  (Odek, Gulu, Uganda)
Leader of the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. Accused of all sorts of grisly murders, tortures and what-not.
[Picture of Joseph KONY]


KOPA, Raymond Raymond KOPA is no longer with us
Born 13 October 1931  (Noeux-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais, France)

Died 3 March 2017  (Angers, France)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Former Stade de Reims, Real Madrid and France international footballer.
[Picture of Raymond KOPA]


KOSEN, Sultan
Born 10 December 1982  (Mardin, Turkey)
The World's tallest living man, stretching out to 8ft 1in.
[Picture of Sultan KOSEN]


KOTTO, Yaphet
Born 15 November 1937  (New York City, New York, USA)
US actor, known for his roles in 'Alien', 'Running Man' and 'Live and Let Die'.
[Picture of Yaphet KOTTO]


KOUSSA, Moussa
Born in Tajura, Libya  (exact date unknown)
Former foreign minister in Muammar Gadaffi's government before its overthrow in 2011. Born c. 1946
[Picture of Moussa KOUSSA]


Born 25 June 1935  (Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA)
Dramatist, author & gay rights activist.
[Picture of Larry KRAMER]


Born 19 March 1937  (Kolobrzeg, Poland)
Communist East Germany's last leader before the Berlin Wall fell in 1989. Jailed for manslaugher until his release in 2003.
[Picture of Egon KRENZ]


Born 5 October 1925  (Kroonstad, South Africa)
Journalist, who is better known as the lyricist for the English-language musical adaptation of Les Miserables.
[Picture of Herbert KRETZMER]


Born 13 November 1940  (Bay Shore, New York, USA)
American philosopher and logician.
[Picture of Saul KRIPKE]


KRISTAL, Yisrael Yisrael KRISTAL is no longer with us
Born 15 September 1903  (Zarnow, Poland)

Died 11 August 2017  (Haifa, Israel)

Age at death: 113  (read death notice)
Holocaust survivor now credited as the World's Oldest Man as of 2017.
[Picture of Yisrael KRISTAL]


Born 22 June 1936  (Brownsville, Texas, USA)
Successful folk and country singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Kris KRISTOFFERSON]


KROESEN Jr, Frederick J.
Born 11 February 1923  (Phillipsburg, New Jersey, USA)
US Army 4 Star General who served in the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War.
[Picture of Frederick J. KROESEN Jr]


Born 9 April 1937  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Sid, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of Marty KROFFT]


Born 30 July 1929  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Marty, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of Sid KROFFT]


Born 20 June 1951  (place of birth unknown)
US film producer, notably of the "Bill & Ted" films.
[Picture of Scott KROOPF]


Born 12 April 1928  (Wedding, Berlin, Germany)
Veteran German actor, who appeared in many Hollywood films - 'Flight of the Phoenix' etc. Nice to think that if he was to snuff it this year he won't be the "one who got away.." from the DDP!
[Picture of Hardy KRUGER]


Date and place of birth unknown
US Ballarina currently fighting cancer.
[Picture of Maggie KUDIRKA]


KUMAR, Dilip
Born 11 December 1922  (Peshawar, India)
Indian film actor turned politician.
[Picture of Dilip KUMAR]


KUNDLA, John John KUNDLA is no longer with us
Born 3 July 1916  (Star Junction, Pennsylvania, USA)

Died 23 July 2017  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)

Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
Basketball coach with the Minneapolis Lakers who won six national championships between 1948-1954.
[Picture of John KUNDLA]


Born 9 January 1942  (Uiryeong County, South Korea)
Chairman of Samsung and a multi-billionaire so wealthy and powerful he gets pardoned from various wrongdoings without even needing to bother resorting to bribery.
[Picture of Lee KUN-HEE]


KUOK, Robert
Born 6 October 1923  (Johor, Malaysia)
Successful Malaysian/Chinese businessman, owner of the Shangri-La Hotel chain and 40th richest man in the World.
[Picture of Robert KUOK]


KURT, Elvira
Born 9 December 1961  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian comedian.
[Picture of Elvira KURT]


Born 22 March 1929  (Matsumoto, Japan)
Japanese painter, artist and writer, who specialises in pop art.
[Picture of Yayoi KUSAMA]


Born 7 February 1978  (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA)
Actor, married to Demi Moore from 2005-13 and now with Mila Kunis, the lucky cunt..
[Picture of Ashton KUTCHER]


Date and place of birth unknown
Former News of the World newspaper editor. Born c. 1940
[Picture of Stuart KUTTNER]


KVAPIL, Radoslav
Born 15 March 1934  (Brno, Czech Republic)
Noted Czech pianist.
[Picture of Radoslav KVAPIL]


KYI, Aung San Suu
Born 19 June 1945  (Rangoon, Burma)
Burmese pro-democracy activist and unlikely fan of Dave Lee Travis. Released from house arrest in 2010.
[Picture of Aung San Suu KYI]


KYO, Machiko
Born 25 March 1924  (Osaka, Japan)
Japanese movie actress, a star in her homeland.
[Picture of Machiko KYO]

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