Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2017: O


OBAMA, Barack
Born 4 August 1961  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
President of the USA from 2009-17.
[Picture of Barack OBAMA]


OBAMA, Malia
Born 4 July 1998  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Eldest daughter of former US President Barack Obama.
[Picture of Malia OBAMA]


OBAMA, Sarah Onyango
Born in Kenya  (exact date unknown)
President Barack Obama's 'grandmother' although that's not strictly true as she his paternal grandfather's third wife. Born 1922.
[Picture of Sarah Onyango OBAMA]


Born 5 June 1942  (Acoacan, Equatorial Guinea)
President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979.
[Picture of Teodoro OBIANG NGUEMA MBASOGO]


O'BRIEN, Carl "Cubby"
Born 14 July 1946  (Burbank, California, USA)
Played a Mousketeer on the 1950s US TV show 'The Mickey Mouse Club'.
[Picture of Carl


Born 15 December 1930  (Tuamgraney, County Clare, Rep of Ireland)
Irish novellist.
[Picture of Edna O'BRIEN]


O'BRIEN, Margaret
Born 15 January 1937  (San Diego, California, USA)
Former child actress.
[Picture of Margaret O'BRIEN]


O'BRIEN, Richard
Born 25 March 1942  (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England)
The man behind 1975's 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show', and presenter of 'The Crystal Maze'. His real name is the rather plainer Richard Smith. Said to have based the Dr. Frank-N-Furter character on Alice Cooper.
[Picture of Richard O'BRIEN]


Born 12 January 1932  (Stepney, London, England)
Former Northampton Town footballer, turned singer, now a veteran television presenter & chat show host.
[Picture of Des O'CONNOR]


Born 7 May 1983  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Scottish footballer, formerly of Hibernian FC and Birmingham City.
[Picture of Garry O'CONNOR]


O'CONNOR, Sinead
Born 8 December 1966  (Dublin, Ireland)
Singer, whose hits include 'Nothing Compares 2 U' and 'Troy' have been overshadowed by her controversial remarks & behaviour over the years.
[Picture of Sinead O'CONNOR]


Born 31 October 1939  (Bootle, Merseyside, England)
Game show host and comedian - notably 'Crosswits'. Also a frequent guest on 'Countdown'.
[Picture of Tom O'CONNOR]


Born 7 July 1941  (Rochdale, Lancashire, England)
Goodie, birdwatcher and TV presenter whose mental health problems have surfaced in recent years.
[Picture of Bill ODDIE]


Born 7 September 1970  (Maniwaki, Quebec, Canada)
Former NHL left winger for the Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers and Montreal Canadiens.
[Picture of Gino ODJICK]


ODOM, Lamar
Born 6 November 1979  (New York City, New York, USA)
Basketball player who has somehow got himself tagged onto the Kardashian clan.
[Picture of Lamar ODOM]


Born 21 March 1962  (Bayside, Queens, New York, USA)
Outspoken US talk show host, comedienne & actress.
[Picture of Rosie O'DONNELL]


Born 9 October 1927  (Cork, Republic of Ireland)
Footballer with West Ham, Preston & Ireland, who later became a manager, most notably of Manchester United.
[Picture of Frank O'FARRELL]


Born 17 May 1926  (London, England)
The current 13th Earl Of Airlie. Former businessman, and general toff.
[Picture of David OGILVY]


Born 14 June 1955  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)
Comedian and actor better known as his cross-dressing alter ego Lily Savage. He suffered a heart attack in 2002 but went on to recover and appear as the Child Catcher in the stage musical of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
[Picture of Paul O'GRADY]


Born 25 May 1985  (Australia)
Vocalist for Australian hard rock band Airbourne.
[Picture of Joel O'KEEFFE]


OLAH, George Andrew George Andrew OLAH is no longer with us
Born 22 May 1927  (Budapest, Hungray)

Died 8 March 2017  (Beverly Hills, California, USA)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Hungarian-American chemist. Was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1994 for his works on the generation and reactivity of carbocations via superacids.
[Picture of George Andrew OLAH]


OLAS, Marcello Bonini
Born 1 January 1917  (Rimini, Italy)
Veteran Italian film actor.
[Picture of Marcello Bonini OLAS]


Born 28 January 1929  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish sculptor whose works tended to be large versions of everyday objects.
[Picture of Claes OLDENBURG]


Born 21 March 1958  (London, England)
Acclaimed British film actor, best known for his recurring role as James Gordon in the recent Batman trilogy.
[Picture of Gary OLDMAN]


Date and place of birth unknown
Former Chief Constable of Scotland's Central and Grampian Police.
[Picture of Dr Ian OLIVER]


Born 23 April 1977  (Erdington, West Midlands, England)
English comedian who has found fame across the pond with his 'Last Week Tonight' TV show.
[Picture of John OLIVER]


Born 12 June 1938  (Fareham, Hampshire, England)
British born actor, but best known in Aussie soap "Neighbours" as Lou Carpenter.
[Picture of Tom OLIVER]


Born 14 May 1948  (Bayonne, New Jersey, USA)
US character actor.
[Picture of Walter OLKEWICZ]


Born 30 September 1945  (Binyamina, Israel)
Former PM of Israel & mayor of Jerusalem.
[Picture of Ehud OLMERT]


OLMI, Ermanno
Born 24 July 1931  (Bergamo, Italy)
Renowned film director, cinematographer and script writer.
[Picture of Ermanno OLMI]


OLSEN, Ashley
Born 13 June 1986  (Sherman Oaks, California, USA)
Child actor, who became famous with her twin Mary-Kate; both have hit the headlines in recent years for looking disturbingly thin.
[Picture of Ashley OLSEN]


OLSEN, Mary-Kate
Born 13 June 1986  (Sherman Oaks, California, USA)
One of American TV's popular Olsen twins (the other being Ashley), who have been on the box since they were still in nappies.
[Picture of Mary-Kate OLSEN]


OLSON, Nancy
Born 14 July 1928  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
Actress, in many films in the 1940s & 1950s but has had a very low profile in recent years.
[Picture of Nancy OLSON]


O'NEAL, Ryan
Born 20 April 1941  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actor who first made his name on TV, in US soap opera 'Peyton Place', before going on to appear in numerous Hollywood films such as 'Love Story' and 'Barry Lyndon'. Diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia in 2001.
[Picture of Ryan O'NEAL]


O'NEAL, Tatum
Born 5 November 1963  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress who is the youngest to win a competitive Oscar, for 'Paper Moon' in 1973.
[Picture of Tatum O'NEAL]


O'NEILL, Colin
Born 14 June 1963  (Londonderry, Northern Ireland)
Former Motherwell and Northern Ireland international midfielder whose career was cut short by injury.
[Picture of Colin O'NEILL]


ONO, Jiro
Born 27 October 1925  (Tenryu, Shizuoka, Japan)
Japanese sushi chef.
[Picture of Jiro ONO]


ONO, Yoko
Born 18 February 1933  (Tokyo, Japan)
Widow of John Lennon and complete wibble hatstand nutter. Was married 3 times before she met Lennon, including twice in the space of 7 months to the same man, with an annulment in between.
[Picture of Yoko ONO]


ONTKEAN, Michael
Born 24 January 1946  (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
Canadian actor, Sheriff Harry S. Truman in David Lynch's 'Twin Peaks'.
[Picture of Michael ONTKEAN]


ORAM, Neil
Born 2 January 1938  (Torquay, Devon, England)
Playwright best known for his epic play cycle 'The Warp', directed by the late Ken Campbell.
[Picture of Neil ORAM]


Born 10 September 1949  (New York, New York, USA)
Pompous and arrogant Fox News pundit.
[Picture of Bill O'REILLY]


ORR, Deborah
Born 23 September 1962  (Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland)
Journalist for the Guardian newspaper and wife of novelist Will Self.
[Picture of Deborah ORR]


Born in Totonto, Canada  (exact date unknown)
Canadian singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Lindi ORTEGA]


Born 29 August 1919  (Omaha, Nebraska, USA)
Japanese-American ballet dancer.
[Picture of Sono OSATO]


Born 7 December 1931  (Leslie County, Kentucky, USA)
Bluegrass singer and mandolin player.
[Picture of Bobby OSBORNE]


Born 8 November 1985  (London, England)
Like sister Kelly, came to fame through 'The Osbournes'. Has since lost a lot of weight and, again like his sister, has gone into TV presenting.
[Picture of Jack OSBOURNE]


Born 3 December 1948  (Aston, Birmingham, England)
Mumbling reality TV star and former lead singer of Black Sabbath. The heavy drinker and heavy metaller was nearly killed in a quad-biking crash in December 2003. Considering the fate of Rik Mayall, maybe the clock's ticking...
[Picture of Ozzy OSBOURNE]


Born 10 October 1953  (London, England)
Wife and manager of Ozzy, she suddenly rose to prominence in 2002 as a result of MTV's 'The Osbournes', and was diagnosed with colon cancer around the same time.
[Picture of Sharon OSBOURNE]


OSMENT, Haley Joel
Born 10 April 1988  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actor, hugely successful as a child actor, but his adult career has already been disrupted by drink, drug & traffic "incidents".
[Picture of Haley Joel OSMENT]


Born 22 June 1949  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
The oldest of the Osmond singing siblings.
[Picture of Alan OSMOND]


OSMOND, Kath Kath OSMOND is no longer with us
Born 18 April 1976  (place of birth unknown)

Died 18 April 2017  (Bristol, England)

Age at death: 41  (read death notice)
Bristol paramedic diagnosed with malignant melanoma.
[Picture of Kath OSMOND]


Born 13 October 1959  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
Country & pop singer, part of the Osmond singing dynasty.
[Picture of Marie OSMOND]


Born 15 March 1947  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish actor, best known as the tough inmate "Jock" McLaren in the classic 1970s sitcom 'Porridge'.
[Picture of Tony OSOBA]


Born 7 May 1944  (Chiswick, London, England)
1970s sitcom actor (Father Dear Father, Man About the House, Robin's Nest). Only in his early 60s, but now in fragile health and a permanent resident of an old folks' home, due to three decades of heavy boozing and drug-taking.
[Picture of Richard O'SULLIVAN]


Born 17 July 1941  (Severodvinsk, Russia)
Widow of alleged John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Picture of Marina OSWALD PORTER]


OVERTON, Richard Arvine
Born 11 May 1906  (Bastrop County, Texas, USA)
Currently the 3rd oldest surviving WWII veteran.
[Picture of Richard Arvine OVERTON]


OWEN, David
Born 2 July 1938  (Plymton, Devon, England)
Suave politician and diplomat. One of the infamous 'Gang of Four' who formed the Social Democratic Party in 1981 before engaging in the Liberal-SDP alliance with David Steel.
[Picture of David OWEN]


Born 8 July 1949  (Brighton, Sussex, England)
Actor son of the late 'Last of the Summer Wine' actor Bill Owen. Played his fictional son in the long-running sitcom.
[Picture of Tom OWEN]


OZ, Frank
Born 25 May 1944  (Hereford, Herefordshire, England)
English-born American puppeteer, actor and film director. Unmistakable voice of Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy from 'The Muppet Show' and of Yoda in 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Frank OZ]


OZAWA, Seiji
Born 1 September 1935  (Shenyang, China)
Chinese-born Japanese principal conductor of the Vienna State Opera.
[Picture of Seiji OZAWA]

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