Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2018: H


Haag, Richard
Born 23 October 1923  (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
Landscape architect who helped popularise the belief that park designs should help give back to the environment rather than simply take. Died May 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Richard Haag]


Habermas, Jurgen
Born 18 June 1929  (Dusseldorf, Germany)
German philosopher and intellectual.
[Picture of Jurgen Habermas]


Hackman, Gene
Born 30 January 1930  (San Bernardino, California, USA)
Prolific American actor.
[Picture of Gene Hackman]


Haggarty, Gary
Date and place of birth unknown
Member of the paramilitary UVF and alleged "supergrass". Born c. 1971.
[Picture of Gary Haggarty]


Hagon, Garrick
Born 27 September 1939  (London, England)
Best known as Biggs Darklighter from 'Star Wars' - Darklighter was Luke Skywalker's best pal that became a pilot.
[Picture of Garrick Hagon]


Haigh, George
Born 26 June 1915  (place of birth unknown)
British Football player with Stockport County. At the start of 2017 he is believed to be the oldest surviving professional footballer in the UK.
[Picture of George Haigh]


Haise, Fred
Born 14 November 1933  (Biloxi, Mississippi, USA)
Apollo 13 astronaut, would have been the sixth man to walk on the moon were it not for all those explosions. Has already outlived the man who famously played him on screen, Bill Paxton.
[Picture of Fred Haise]


Haitink, Bernard
Born 4 March 1929  (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Dutch violinst and conductor.
[Picture of Bernard Haitink]


Halfon, Robert
Born 22 March 1969  (London, UK)
Conservative MP who has long argued for stronger ties between the Tory party and trade unions. Yeah, good luck with that.
[Picture of Robert Halfon]


Hall, Albert P.
Born 10 November 1937  (Boothton, Alabama, USA)
American character actor, best known as Chief Phillips in 'Apocalypse Now'.
[Picture of Albert P. Hall]


Hall, Daryl
Born 11 October 1946  (Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA)
Singer & songwriter, one half of Hall & Oates.
[Picture of Daryl Hall]


Hall, Scott
Born 20 October 1958  (Chuluota, Florida, USA)
WWF (and others) wrestler, known under a plethora of aliases, including "Razor Ramon".
[Picture of Scott Hall]


Hall, Stuart
Born 25 December 1929  (Hyde, Greater Manchester, England)
Forrmer BBC local news anchor and host of 'It's a Knockout'. Jailed in 2013 for a series of sex crimes.
[Picture of Stuart Hall]


Hall, Tom T.
Born 25 May 1936  (Olive Hill, Kentucky, USA)
Bluegrass singer and songwriter.
[Picture of Tom T. Hall]


Hall, Wes
Born 12 September 1937  (Glebe Land, St. Michael, Barbados)
Excellent former West Indies cricketer.
[Picture of Wes Hall]


Hallenga, Kristin
Born 5 October 1985  (Daventry, Northamptonshire, England)
Won a Pride of Britain award in October 2009 that highlighted her brave fight against Stage IV Breast cancer.
[Picture of Kristin Hallenga]


Halliwell, Steve
Born 21 March 1946  (Bury, Greater Manchester, England)
British actor who plays Zak Dingle in 'Emmerdale'.
[Picture of Steve Halliwell]


Halpin, Luke
Born 4 April 1947  (New York, USA)
Child actor best known for his portrayal of Sandy in 'Flipper'.
[Picture of Luke Halpin]


Halvorsen, Gail "Hal"
Born 20 October 1920  (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)
WWII pilot AKA the "Candy Bomber" after he dropped sweets to German kids who hadn’t any.
[Picture of Gail


Hamad Ibn Isa Al Khalifah, King
Born 28 January 1950  (Riffa, Bahrain)
King of Bahrain since 2002.
[Picture of King Hamad Ibn Isa Al Khalifah]


Hamill, Mark
Born 25 September 1951  (Oakland, California, USA)
Actor immortalised as Luke Skywalker in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy.
[Picture of Mark Hamill]


Hamilton, Lewis
Born 7 January 1985  (Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England)
F1 driver, the first black driver in Formula 1 history & in 2008, the youngest ever F1 champion.
[Picture of Lewis Hamilton]


Hamilton, Margaret
Born 17 August 1936  (Paoli, Indiana, USA)
American computer scientist who worked on the Apollo moon programme. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama in 2016.
[Picture of Margaret Hamilton]


Hamilton, Scott
Born 28 August 1958  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
American figure skater and Olympic gold medallist. Hospitalised in 2016 for a third recurrence of a brain tumour.
[Picture of Scott Hamilton]


Hamilton, Tom
Born 31 December 1951  (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)
Bassist with rock band Aerosmith.
[Picture of Tom Hamilton]


Hamilton-Byrne, Anne
Date and place of birth unknown
Founder of Australian cult The Family and adoptive mother of writer Sarah Moore (who died in 2016). Born 1922.
[Picture of Anne Hamilton-Byrne]


Hamm, Doyle Lee
Date and place of birth unknown
Death row inmate whose 2017 execution was botched badly as prison surgeons were unable to find a healthy vein. Born c.1957.
[Picture of Doyle Lee Hamm]


Hammond, Richard
Born 19 December 1969  (Sollihull, West Midlands, England)
Middling TV presenter who hit the headlines when he crashed a jet-powered car & sustained brain injuries. Made a rapid recovery and is back co-presenting Top Gear & testing more cars out.
[Picture of Richard Hammond]


Haniyeh, Ismail
Born 29 January 1948  (Al-Shati, Gaza, Palestine)
Prime Minister of Palestine and member of Hamas. Born Jan 1963.
[Picture of Ismail Haniyeh]


Hankey, Ted
Born 20 February 1968  (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England)
Darts player, former BDO World Champion in 2000 and 2009.
[Picture of Ted Hankey]


Hannigan, Emma Emma Hannigan is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 3 March 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 45  (read death notice)
Best-selling Irish author who has been writing for the past decade in the shadow of terminal cancer.
[Picture of Emma Hannigan]


Hannigan, Ray
Born 14 July 1927  (Ontario, Canada)
Former NHL hockey player for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
[Picture of Ray Hannigan]


Hannity, Sean
Born 30 December 1961  (New York City, New York, USA)
US TV host (on political issues) and political commentator.
[Picture of Sean Hannity]


Hansen, Thor
Born 23 June 1947  (Oslo, Norway)
Top poker player, one of Norway's best. Has terminal cancer. Died December 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Thor Hansen]


Harald V of Norway, King
Born 21 February 1937  (Skaugum, Oslo, Norway)
The first King of Norway to be born in the country since 1370. Acceded to the throne on the death of his father, Olav V, in 1991. Was a member of several of Norway's Olympic sailing teams. In September 2003 it was announced that he has bladder cancer.
[Picture of King Harald V of Norway]


Hardcastle, Paul
Born 10 December 1957  (London, England)
British musician who scored a UK No.1 hit in 1986 with the anti-Vietnam song '19'.
[Picture of Paul Hardcastle]


Hardegen, Reinhard Reinhard Hardegen is no longer with us
Born 18 March 1913  (Bremen, Germany)

Died 9 June 2018  (Bremen, Germany)

Age at death: 105  (read death notice)
German U-Boat captain, responsible for the sinking of 22 Allied ships in World War Two. You've sunk my battleship!
[Picture of Reinhard Hardegen]


Hardiman, Terrence
Born 6 April 1937  (Forest Gate, London, England)
Actor, known for his role as 'The Demon Headmaster'
[Picture of Terrence Hardiman]


Harding, Sandra
Born 29 March 1955  (place of birth unknown)
American academic and feminist.
[Picture of Sandra Harding]


Harding, Sarah
Born 17 November 1981  (Ascot, Berkshire, England)
Slapper. Also a member of Girls Aloud when she isn't out getting drunk.
[Picture of Sarah Harding]


Harmer, Juliet
Born 11 May 1943  (UK)
Actress, most famously as the mod Georgina in "Adam Adamant Lives".
[Picture of Juliet Harmer]


Harper, Gerald
Born 15 February 1929  (London, England)
Actor, known for his titular roles in 'Adam Adamant Lives' and 'Hadleigh'.
[Picture of Gerald Harper]


Harper, Roy
Born 12 June 1941  (Rusholme, Manchester, England)
Quirky folk singer. Provided the vocals to 'Have A Cigar' from Pink Floyd's classic 1975 album, 'Wish You Were Here'.
[Picture of Roy Harper]


Harper, Valerie
Born 22 August 1939  (Suffern, New York, USA)
Actress best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern in 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and it's spin-off 'Rhoda', which was always shown last thing at night on BBC1 in the 1980s.
[Picture of Valerie Harper]


Harries, Lauren
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Transgender media personality and performer. Born James Harries in 1978.
[Picture of Lauren Harries]


Harries, Richard
Born 2 June 1936  (place of birth unknown)
Former bishop of Oxford, a modernist reformer in the church who urged closer ties with science and Islam.
[Picture of Richard Harries]


Harriott, Ainsley
Born 28 February 1957  (Balham, London, England)
Larger-than-life celebrity chef, host of 'Ready Steady Cook', which recently got the chop (very finely of course).
[Picture of Ainsley Harriott]


Harris, Alwen
Date and place of birth unknown
Wife of Rolf, a sculptor in her own right, who has been badly affected by her husband's legal problems in the last year or so. Born 1934.
[Picture of Alwen Harris]


Harris, Anita
Born 3 June 1942  (Somerset, England)
Singer, Carry On actress and stage performer. Was nearly declared bankrupt in 2015.
[Picture of Anita Harris]


Harris, Barbara Barbara Harris is no longer with us
Born 25 July 1935  (Evanston, Illinois, USA)

Died 21 August 2018  (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Broadway actress who has also dipped into Hollywood.
[Picture of Barbara Harris]


Harris, Ed
Born 28 November 1950  (Tenafly, New Jersey, USA)
Actor, former character actor, now coming into his own in lead roles.
[Picture of Ed Harris]


Harris, Emmylou
Born 2 April 1947  (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)
Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, seemingly the subject of seven documentaries on Radio 2 or BBC 4 every year.
[Picture of Emmylou Harris]


Harris, Estelle
Born 4 April 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)
Voice and TV actress. Mrs Potato Head in 'Toy Story', although is also known for her role in Seinfeld.
[Picture of Estelle Harris]


Harris, Fred
Born in Monmouthshire, Wales  (exact date unknown)
TV presenter and comic actor.
[Picture of Fred Harris]


Harris, James
Born 28 May 1950  (Senatobia, Mississippi, USA)
Retired wrestler, best known as Kamala.
[Picture of James Harris]


Harris, Rolf
Born 30 March 1930  (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
Cartoonist, TV presenter, singer, wobble-board player and general cult hero, whose reputation has been completely destroyed after being sent down in 2014 for over 5 years for a series of indecent assaults.
[Picture of Rolf Harris]


Harris, Rosemary
Born 20 February 1923  (London, England)
Children's author, winner of the Carnegie Medal and not the actress as stated in the past!
[Picture of Rosemary Harris]


Harris, Wee Willie
Born 25 March 1933  (Bermondsey, London, England)
Rock and Roll singer, popular in the early days of the genre's explosion onto the pop charts.
[Picture of Wee Willie Harris]


Harris, Whispering Bob
Born 11 April 1946  (Northampton, England)
Radio 2 DJ & former presenter of the 'Old Grey Whistle Test' on BBC2.
[Picture of Whispering Bob Harris]


Harrison, Eric
Born 5 February 1938  (Mytholmroyd, UK)
Former Manchester United youth coach who helped bring through the so-called "Class of 92": Butt, Beckham, Giggs, Scholes and the Nevilles.
[Picture of Eric Harrison]


Hart, Colin
Born 6 April 1935  (London, UK)
Boxing journalist, inducted into the sport's International Hall of Fame. Retired in 2000 but still contributes columns to The Sun.
[Picture of Colin Hart]


Hart, M. E.
Date and place of birth unknown
Attorney who achieved some unwanted fame when his early 90s anti-software piracy rap, "Don't Copy That Floppy", went viral in the early 2010s. Also a child abuse survivor.
[Picture of M. E. Hart]


Hart, Mickey
Born 11 September 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
American drummer who performed with The Grateful Dead.
[Picture of Mickey Hart]


Hart, Teddy
Born 2 February 1980  (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
Canadian Professional Wrestler. Born Edward Annis. In Dec 2014 it was announced he was wanted in Canada on charges of sexual assault.
[Picture of Teddy Hart]


Hartley, Dylan
Born 24 March 1986  (Rotorua, New Zealand)
Captain of the England rugby team as of 2016 and the most-capped hooker in the country's history.
[Picture of Dylan Hartley]


Harvey, Neil
Born 8 August 1928  (Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia)
Long running top order batsman for the Australian international cricket team.
[Picture of Neil Harvey]


Harwell, Steve
Born 9 January 1967  (Santa Clara, California, USA)
Goatee-rocking frontman of meme-friendly Shrek-soundtrackers Smash Mouth. Not related to Guy Fieri.
[Picture of Steve Harwell]


Harwood, Ronald
Born 9 November 1934  (Cape Town, South Africa)
Author, playwright and screenwriter - wrote 'The Pianist'.
[Picture of Ronald Harwood]


Haselhurst, Alan
Born 23 June 1937  (South Elmsall, Yorkshire)
Currently the oldest Conservative MP in the UK parliament.
[Picture of Alan Haselhurst]


Hasselhoff, David
Born 17 July 1952  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Self-fancying star of 'Knight Rider' and 'Baywatch', whose move into anodyne pop ballads made him so ludicrously popular in Germany, of all places, that he even claims they played an important part in the reunification of the country.
[Picture of David Hasselhoff]


Hastert, Dennis
Born 2 January 1942  (Aurora, Colorado, USA)
Longest serving Republican speaker in the US House of Representatives.
[Picture of Dennis Hastert]


Hata, Masanori
Born 17 April 1935  (Fukoka, Japan)
Japanese zooologist and filmmaker.
[Picture of Masanori Hata]


Hatchard, Danny-Boy
Born 26 July 1991  (London, UK)
Actor who played Lee Carter in "Eastenders" between 2014 and 2017.
[Picture of Danny-Boy Hatchard]


Hattersley, Roy
Born 28 December 1932  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, who bumbled his way through 9 years of opposition government without actually doing much.
[Picture of Roy Hattersley]


Hauer, Rutger
Born 23 January 1944  (Breukelen, Netherlands)
Distinctive Dutch actor best known for 'Blade Runner' and 'The Hitcher'.
[Picture of Rutger Hauer]


Hauxwell, Hannah Hannah Hauxwell is no longer with us
Born 1 August 1926  (Baldersdale, Yorkshire, England)

Died 30 January 2018  (West Auckland, County Durham, UK)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
English farmer who has been the subject of a number of documentaries about her remote North Yorkshire life over the past 40 years.
[Picture of Hannah Hauxwell]


Hawke, Bob
Born 9 December 1929  (Bordertown, South Australia)
Prime Minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991.
[Picture of Bob Hawke]


Hawking, Stephen Stephen Hawking is no longer with us
Born 8 January 1942  (Oxford, England)

Died 14 March 2018  (Cambridge, UK)

Age at death: 76  (read death notice)
Diagnosed with progressive neuromotor disease, which has left him in a wheelchair, talking like a Dalek. Now a world-famous theoretical physicist who specialises in studying black holes, and wrote the incomprehensible 'A Brief History of Time'.
[Picture of Stephen Hawking]


Hawkins, Ronnie
Born 10 January 1935  (Huntsville, Arkansas, USA)
Musician, a rock 'n' roll singer in the early days of the genre.
[Picture of Ronnie Hawkins]


Haydon-Jones, Ann
Born 7 October 1938  (Birmingham, England)
Better known as Ann Jones, former British tennis player. Won the Wimbledon Ladies singles championship in 1969.
[Picture of Ann Haydon-Jones]


Hayes, Billie
Born 11 April 1932  (Du Quoin, Illinois, USA)
Probably best known as Witchi-poo in 'H R Pufnstuf'. Now runs an animal rescue organisation.
[Picture of Billie Hayes]


Hayes, Geoffrey Geoffrey Hayes is no longer with us
Born 13 March 1942  (Stockport, Cheshire, England)

Died 1 October 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 76  (read death notice)
Presenter of 'Rainbow' - the children's TV show, for aeons.
[Picture of Geoffrey Hayes]


Hayes, Melvyn
Born 11 January 1935  (London, England)
Gunner Beaumont in 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum', amongst other TV appearances.
[Picture of Melvyn Hayes]


Hayman, Damaris
Born 16 June 1929  (London, England)
Actress, in films & TV.
[Picture of Damaris Hayman]


Haynes, Paul
Born 11 July 1969  (Columbus, Ohio, USA)
Former head football coach at Kent State University.
[Picture of Paul Haynes]


Headey, Lena
Born 3 October 1973  (Hamilton, Bermuda)
One of the best-paid actors on television thanks to her role as Cersei Lannister in dragon soap "Game of Thrones".
[Picture of Lena Headey]


Heald, Oliver
Born 15 December 1954  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
British Conservative MP, former barrister and member of the Privy council.
[Picture of Oliver Heald]


Healy, Tim
Born 29 January 1952  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
British actor. Originally known for 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet' but more recently 'Benidorm' and 'Still Open All Hours'. Was flown back from filming in Spain because of ill health during 2016.
[Picture of Tim Healy]


Hebden, Malcolm
Born 21 October 1939  (Chester, England)
Actor best known as the prissy newsagent Norris Cole in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of Malcolm Hebden]


Heckler, Margaret Margaret Heckler is no longer with us
Born 21 June 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 6 August 2018  (Arlington, Virginia, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Eight-term congresswoman who served as the US ambassador to Ireland under Ronald Reagan.
[Picture of Margaret Heckler]


Hedison, David
Born 20 May 1927  (Providence, Rhode Island, USA)
Veteran actor, in bucketloads of TV shows & films.
[Picture of David Hedison]


Hedren, Tippi
Born 19 January 1935  (New Ulm, Minnesota, USA)
Actress, star of 'The Birds' & 'Marnie' & mum of Melanie Griffith.
[Picture of Tippi Hedren]


Heimel, Cynthia
Born 13 July 1947  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Feminist humourist, most famously behind 1980s best-seller "Sex Tips for Girls". Died February 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Cynthia Heimel]


Heine, Bill
Date and place of birth unknown
BBC Radio DJ, most famous for being "The Headington Shark", a 25ft fibreglass statue of a shark that appears to "crash" through the roof of his house.
[Picture of Bill Heine]


Henderson, Matt
Date and place of birth unknown
Cancer dad and Liverpool fan, who told The Sun to "fuck off" when they asked if he'd like to be interviewed by them.
[Picture of Matt Henderson]


Hendrick, Rick
Born 12 July 1949  (Palmer Springs, Virginia, USA)
NASCAR Hall of Famer, who missed a jail term for mail fraud because of his terminal cancer. 20 years ago.
[Picture of Rick Hendrick]


Henfrey, Janet
Born 16 August 1935  (Aldershot, UK)
Actress best remembered as Judi Dench's housekeeper in "As Time Goes By".
[Picture of Janet Henfrey]


Henrik, Prince Consort Of Denmark Prince Consort Of Denmark Henrik is no longer with us
Born 11 June 1934  (Talence, Gironde, France)

Died 13 February 2018  (Fredensborg Slot, Denmark)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Husband of the Queen of Denmark.
[Picture of Prince Consort Of Denmark Henrik]


Henry, Buck
Born 9 December 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
Film screenwriter, director and in his earlier days, actor. Twice nominated for an Academy Award.
[Picture of Buck Henry]


Henry, Gloria
Born 2 April 1923  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Actress best known as Alice Mitchell, mother of 'Dennis the Menace'.
[Picture of Gloria Henry]


Henry, Graham
Born 8 June 1946  (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Knighted New Zealand Rugby Union coach.
[Picture of Graham Henry]


Henry, Mark
Born 12 June 1971  (Silsbee, Texas, USA)
Olympic strongman who actually became a pretty good wrestler after 15 years of clogging up the WWE roster.
[Picture of Mark Henry]


Henry, Mike
Born 15 August 1936  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American Football linebacker who became an actor. Played dimwit Junior in Smokey & The Bandit. Suffers from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Mike Henry]


Henry, Thierry
Born 17 August 1977  (Les Ulis, Essonne, France)
Ultra-cool former Arsenal, Barcelona and France striker.
[Picture of Thierry Henry]


Henson, Lou
Born 10 January 1932  (Okay, Oklahoma, USA)
Head basketball coach at New Mexico State University; reported in the summer of 2003 to be suffering from an advanced stage of cancer. Probably too obscure on this side of the pond to get a UK obituary, but we could be surprised...
[Picture of Lou Henson]


Henson, Nicky
Born 12 May 1945  (London, England)
Film & TV actor, most recently in 'EastEnders' in the UK and 'Syriana' in the US.
[Picture of Nicky Henson]


Hepton, Bernard Bernard Hepton is no longer with us
Born 19 October 1925  (Bradford, Yorkshire, England)

Died 27 July 2018  (London, UK)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Film & TV actor, perhaps best known for playing Toby Esterhase in 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' and 'Smiley's People'. Was also in 'Get Carter'.
[Picture of Bernard Hepton]


Herd, Robin
Born 23 March 1939  (place of birth unknown)
Key engineer and designer for numerous F1 teams who later became chairman of Oxford United.
[Picture of Robin Herd]


Herman, Jerry
Born 10 July 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)
American composer & lyricist, mostly for Broadway shows.
[Picture of Jerry Herman]


Herrera, Carmen
Born 31 May 1915  (Havana, Cuba)
Cuban abstract painter.
[Picture of Carmen Herrera]


Hersh, Seymour
Born 8 April 1937  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who mainly reports on the misdeeds of the US military.
[Picture of Seymour Hersh]


Heseltine, Michael
Born 21 March 1933  (Swansea, Wales)
One-time prime mover in the Tory party, known as 'Tarzan'.
[Picture of Michael Heseltine]


Heseltine, William
Born 17 July 1930  (Wyalkatchem, Australia)
Former private secretary to the Queen between 1986 and 1990.
[Picture of William Heseltine]


Hewish, Antony
Born 11 May 1924  (Fowey, Cornwall, England)
Radio astronomer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974.
[Picture of Antony Hewish]


Hewitt, James
Born 30 April 1958  (Derry, UK)
Former cavalry officer who had a five-year affair with Princess Diana between 1986 and 1991. Had a run as a reality TV star in the mid 2000s as well.
[Picture of James Hewitt]


Heywood, Anne
Born 11 December 1932  (Birmingham, England)
Beauty queen, turned actress, who had a few major films and TV shows to her credit, but long since retired.
[Picture of Anne Heywood]


Higgins Clark, Mary
Born 27 December 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)
Highly successful suspense author.
[Picture of Mary Higgins Clark]


Higgs, Peter
Born 29 May 1929  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Eminent theoretical physicist.
[Picture of Peter Higgs]


Hill, Bernard
Born 17 December 1944  (Blackley, Manchester, England)
Actor forever known as Yosser Hughes in Alan Bleasdale's "Boys from the Blackstuff". Go on Bernard, gizza hit.
[Picture of Bernard Hill]


Hill, Clint
Born 4 January 1932  (Larimore, North Dakota, USA)
Secret Service agent who was in the motorcade at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Born 1932.
[Picture of Clint Hill]


Hill, Dusty
Born 19 May 1949  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Lead singer of ZZ Top.
[Picture of Dusty Hill]


Hill, Felicity
Born 12 December 1915  (place of birth unknown)
World War II veteran and former director of the Women's Royal Air Force.
[Picture of Felicity Hill]


Hill, Sharon
Date and place of birth unknown
Overweight woman who made the headlines after losing 12 stone last year. Well you got to fill space in these newspapers, haven't you?
[Picture of Sharon Hill]


Hill, Vince
Born 16 April 1937  (Coventry, England)
Big Band singer. According to his website, he is "instantly recognised as one of Britain's best-known and most successful singing stars", but frankly we wouldn't know him if we fell over him.
[Picture of Vince Hill]


Hillenbrand, Laura
Born 15 May 1967  (Fairfax, Virginia, USA)
Author, writer of 'Seabiscuit: An American Legend' which was later adapted for film.
[Picture of Laura Hillenbrand]


Hillenburg, Stephen Stephen Hillenburg is no longer with us
Born 21 August 1961  (Lawton, Oklahoma, USA)

Died 26 November 2018  (San Marino, California, USA)

Age at death: 57  (read death notice)
Creator of milennial-favourite cartoon Spongebob Squarepants, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2017.
[Picture of Stephen Hillenburg]


Hilpert, Fritz
Born 31 May 1956  (Amberg, Germany)
Member of pioneering German synth-pop group Kraftwerk.
[Picture of Fritz Hilpert]


Hilton, Barron
Born 23 October 1927  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Businessman, hotelier & sports team owner and the poor sod who is Paris Hilton's grandfather & the man who has, much to his disgust, indirectly made her as famous as she is.
[Picture of Barron Hilton]


Hilton, Paris
Born 17 February 1981  (New York, New York, USA)
Spoilt rich kid from the Hilton hotel family, and inadvertent porn star.
[Picture of Paris Hilton]


Himmler, Gudrun "Puppi" Gudrun
Born 8 August 1929  (Munich, Germany)

Died 24 May 2018  (Germany)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Daughter of Heinrich Himmler. Now runs a retirement home for ex-Waffen SS members.
[Picture of Gudrun


Hinckley Jr, John
Born 29 May 1955  (Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA)
Attempted to kill Ronald Reagan in 1981 in a wacky attempt to win Jodie Foster's love. Suffice to say, it didn't work (on both counts), and Hinckley is now a long-term resident in a mental hospital.
[Picture of John Hinckley Jr]


Hindle, Madge
Born 19 May 1938  (Blackburn, Lancashire, England)
Character actress who often portrayed slightly stressed women. Was in Coronation Street from 1976-1980.
[Picture of Madge Hindle]


Hines, Frazer
Born 22 September 1944  (Horsforth, Yorkshire, England)
Actor who is best known as Jamie McCrimmon in 'Doctor Who' and Joe Sugden in 'Emmerdale Farm'.
[Picture of Frazer Hines]


Hinn, Benny
Born 3 December 1952  (Jaffa, Israel)
Israeli televangelist. Born Toufik Benedictus Hinn.
[Picture of Benny Hinn]


Hitchcock, Patricia
Born 7 July 1928  (London, England)
Daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, who appeared in his films as a youngster, before turning to film production.
[Picture of Patricia Hitchcock]


Hodel, Donald
Born 23 May 1935  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Cabinet member in the Reagan era.
[Picture of Donald Hodel]


Hodges, Charles Charles Hodges is no longer with us
Born 28 December 1943  (Edmonton, London, England)

Died 22 September 2018  (London, UK)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
Chas of Chas n' Dave "fame".
[Picture of Charles Hodges]


Hoffman, Dustin
Born 8 August 1937  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Diminutive actor. Has played a wide range of roles in his 80 or so movie and TV appearances, including a crippled street hustler in 'Midnight Cowboy', a cross-dressing actor in 'Tootsie' and an autistic bloke in 'Rain Man'.
[Picture of Dustin Hoffman]


Hoffman, Elizabeth
Born 8 February 1927  (Corvallis, Oregon, USA)
American actress best remembered as Beatrice in the 90s TV drama "Sisters".
[Picture of Elizabeth Hoffman]


Hoffmann, Robert
Born 30 August 1939  (Salzburg, Austria)
Actor, best remembered for 'The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe', where he played the title role.
[Picture of Robert Hoffmann]


Hogan, Hulk
Born 11 August 1953  (Augusta, Georgia, USA)
Born Terry Gene Bollea. Former professional wrestler who for a time inexplicably became a film star.
[Picture of Hulk Hogan]


Holbrook, Hal
Born 17 February 1925  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Veteran US actor, mostly on stage, but with some memorable film appearances too.
[Picture of Hal Holbrook]


Holder, Vanburn
Born 10 October 1945  (Saint Michael, Barbados)
Cricketer, part of the West Indies squad that won the first ever World Cup.
[Picture of Vanburn Holder]


Holiday, Lauren
Born 30 September 1987  (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
Former striker for the US women's national team, part of the side that won the 2015 World Cup.
[Picture of Lauren Holiday]


Holliman, Earl
Born 11 September 1928  (Delhi, Louisiana, USA)
Veteran US actor, often in Western films & TV shows.
[Picture of Earl Holliman]


Hollings, Ernest
Born 1 January 1922  (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)
Former US Senator for South Carolina from 1966-2005.
[Picture of Ernest Hollings]


Hollingsworth, Mike
Date and place of birth unknown
TV executive once married to presenter Anne Diamond. Born 1946.
[Picture of Mike Hollingsworth]


Holm, Ian
Born 12 September 1931  (Goodmayes, Essex, England)
Respected stage and film actor - played Bilbo Baggins in the 'Lord of the Rings' films and the rather shifty android Ash in the 1979 classic 'Alien'.
[Picture of Ian Holm]


Holmes, James
Born 13 December 1987  (San Diego, California, USA)
Weird but sadly, deranged nutter who killed 12 people in a shooting spree at a cinema in Aurora, Colorado in 2012.
[Picture of James Holmes]


Holt, Georgia
Born 9 June 1926  (Kensett, Arkansas, USA)
Mother of Cher. Released her debut album, "Honky Tonk Woman", in 2013 at the age of 87.
[Picture of Georgia Holt]


Hon, Priscilla
Born 10 May 1998  (Brisbane, Australia)
Australian tennis prospect.
[Picture of Priscilla Hon]


Hong, James
Born 22 February 1929  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
American actor of Chinese descent with over 500 TV and film roles to his credit including providing voices for characters in 'Mulan' and 'KungFu Panda'
[Picture of James Hong]


Hooper, Stix
Born 15 August 1938  (Houston, Texas, USA)
American Jazz drummer and producer. Member of the Crusaders.
[Picture of Stix Hooper]


Hoover, Joseph
Born 8 August 1932  (place of birth unknown)
American film actor.
[Picture of Joseph Hoover]


Hopkins, Anthony
Born 31 December 1937  (Margam, Port Talbot, Wales)
Film, TV & stage actor, best known for being Hannibal Lecter in 3 films.
[Picture of Anthony Hopkins]


Horan, Niall
Born 13 September 1993  (Mullingar, Westmeath, Rep of Ireland)
Floppy blond member of boy band One Direction. A fan of Derby County FC. Can he be converted to a fan of the Derby Deadpool?
[Picture of Niall Horan]


Horne, Marilyn
Born 16 January 1934  (Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA)
American opera singer, now suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Marilyn Horne]


Horowitz, David
Born 10 January 1939  (Queens, New York, USA)
Former marxist-turned right-wing political activist.
[Picture of David Horowitz]


Houlston, Emma
Date and place of birth unknown
Recently married woman with aggreesive form of cancer, now crowdfunding. As you do…
[Picture of Emma Houlston]


House, Stephen
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Chief Constable of Scotland 2012-2015.
[Picture of Stephen House]


Houston, Cissy
Born 30 September 1933  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
American soul and gospel singer. Mother of the late Whitney Houston.
[Picture of Cissy Houston]


Houston, Thelma
Born 7 May 1946  (Leland, Mississippi, USA)
American singer who had a number one hit in 1977 with a cover of 'Don't Leave Me This Way'.
[Picture of Thelma Houston]


Howard, John
Born 26 July 1939  (Sydney, Australia)
Former Australian Prime Minister.
[Picture of John Howard]


Howarth, Elgar
Born 4 November 1935  ( Cannock, Staffordshire, England)
British conductor and trumpeter.
[Picture of Elgar Howarth]


Howarth, Gerald
Born 12 September 1947  (Hurley, Berkshire, England)
Conservative MP for Aldershot since 1997.
[Picture of Gerald Howarth]


Howes, Sally Ann
Born 20 July 1930  (London, England)
Actress, played Truly Scrumptious in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'.
[Picture of Sally Ann Howes]


Hoxha, Nexhmije
Born 7 February 1921  (Bitola, Macedonia)
Widow of Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha.
[Picture of Nexhmije Hoxha]


Hubbard, Edward L.
Born 18 May 1938  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Former US Air Force colonel, who later wrote and painted about his experiences. Best known for being a long-time POW during the Vietnam War.
[Picture of Edward L. Hubbard]


Hubbard, Johnny Johnny Hubbard is no longer with us
Born 16 December 1930  (Pretoria, South Afirca)

Died 21 June 2018  (Ayrshire, UK)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
South African footballer. One of only four men to have scored a hat-trick in a league Old Firm clash, doing so in a 1955 4-1 win for Rangers.
[Picture of Johnny Hubbard]


Huber von Gersdorff, Edelgard
Born 7 December 1905  (Gera, Germany)
Germany's oldest person as of the start of 2018. Died April 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Edelgard Huber von Gersdorff]


Huckabee, Mike
Born 24 August 1955  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
Republican governor of Arkansas from 1996-2007. Presidential hopeful in 2008 and may run again in 2012.
[Picture of Mike Huckabee]


Hudd, Roy
Born 16 May 1936  (Croydon, Surrey, England)
Actor & comedian on TV, theatre, radio & film - one of the more popular names from music hall past still around today.
[Picture of Roy Hudd]


Hudson, Alan
Born 21 June 1951  (Chelsea, London, England)
Cultured former Chelsea, Stoke & England footballer who has hit hard times since his playing days ended.
[Picture of Alan Hudson]


Huerta, Dolores
Born 10 April 1930  (Dawson, New Mexico, USA)
American Civil rights and Labor leader.
[Picture of Dolores Huerta]


Huggett, Brian
Born 18 November 1936  (Porthcawl, UK)
Nicknamed the "Welsh Bulldog", golfer who finished runner-up in the 1965 Open.
[Picture of Brian Huggett]


Hughes, Nerys
Born 8 November 1941  (Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales)
Actress/presenter/entertainer, who starred in 'The Liver Birds'.
[Picture of Nerys Hughes]


Hughes, Shirley
Born 16 July 1927  (West Kirby, England)
Children's author and illustrator.
[Picture of Shirley Hughes]


Hume, John
Born 18 January 1937  (Londonderry, Northern Ireland)
Former leader of the SDLP and joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998. In 2010 was voted 'Ireland's Greatest' person, despite being born in Northern Ireland.
[Picture of John Hume]


Humperdinck, Engelbert
Born 2 May 1936  (Madras, India)
British singer, born Arnold Dorsey. Famously beat the Beatles to No 1 in 1967 with 'Please Release Me'. Cheesy but very popular, like Quavers.
[Picture of Engelbert Humperdinck]


Humphries, Barry
Born 17 February 1934  (Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Australian comic actor of Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson fame.
[Picture of Barry Humphries]


Hunt, Marsha
Born 17 October 1917  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Blacklisted Hollywood actress.
[Picture of Marsha Hunt]


Hunt, Roger
Born 20 July 1938  (Golborne, Lancashire, England)
Liverpool FC's all-time leading league goalscorer and one of the heroes of England's 1966 World Cup win.
[Picture of Roger Hunt]


Huntley, Ian
Born 31 January 1974  (Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England)
School caretaker who murdered two 10-year-old girls in Soham, Cambridgeshire and sentenced in 2003 to two terms of life imprisonment, and it was revealed after his trial that he had previously been accused of a string of sex crimes.
[Picture of Ian Huntley]


Hurd, Douglas
Born 8 March 1930  (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England)
Former diplomat, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under the Thatcher and Major governments and that his name is rhyming slang for a third-class university degree. Or defication.
[Picture of Douglas Hurd]


Hurley, Charlie
Born 4 October 1936  (Cork, Rep of Ireland)
Legendary and hugely popular former Sunderland FC player and Reading FC manager.
[Picture of Charlie Hurley]


Hutter, Ralf
Born 20 August 1946  (Krefeld, Germany)
Lead singer and founder member of legendary synthpop band Kraftwerk.
[Picture of Ralf Hutter]


Hutton, Brian
Born 29 June 1931  (Belfast, UK)
Former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, later chaired the inquiry that cleared the British government of any involvement in the death of Dr David Kelly.
[Picture of Brian Hutton]


Hutton, Ronald
Born 19 December 1953  (Ootacamund, India)
British Historian and Author.
[Picture of Ronald Hutton]


Huyck, Willard
Born 8 September 1945  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Screenwriter, director and producer, best known for his work on the Indiana Jones films and 'American Graffitti'.
[Picture of Willard Huyck]


Hyong-sop, Yang
Born 1 October 1925  (Hamhung, North Korea)
North Korean politician and key advisor to three generations of the Kim family.
[Picture of Yang Hyong-sop]


Welch, Jenna
Born 24 July 1919  (Little Rock, Arkansas, USA)
Mother of former US First Lady Laura Bush.
[Picture of Jenna Welch]

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