Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2018: I


Iacocca, Lee
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]


Ickx, Jacky
Born 1 January 1945  (Brussels, Belgium)
Belgian formaer F1 racing driver.
[Picture of Jacky Ickx]


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]


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


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


Iguacen Borau, Damian
Born 12 February 1916  (Fuencalderas, Spain)
Third oldest living Roman Catholic bishop as of the start of 2018.
[Picture of Damian Iguacen Borau]


Ikeme, Carl
Born 8 June 1986  (Sutton Coldfield, UK)
Wolves goalkeeper, whose diagnosis with acute leukemia has provided a sub-plot to the club's recent mega-money takeover.
[Picture of Carl Ikeme]


Ilia II of Georgia, Patriarch
Born 4 January 1933  (Vladikavkaz, Russia)
His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, the Archbishop of Mtskheta-Tbilisi and Metropolitan bishop of Bichvinta and Tskhum-Abkhazia. Try saying that with a mouthful of crisps!
[Picture of Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia]


Iliescu, Ion
Born 2 March 1930  (Oltenita, Romania)
Former President of Romania, replaced the hated Ceausescu in 1989. Had a 2nd spell as President between 2000-2004.
[Picture of Ion Iliescu]


Ilmiye Cig, Muazzez
Born 20 June 1914  (Bursa, Turkey)
Archaeologist who worked well into her 90s, most famously rewriting the history of the headscarf. Turns out it was first worn by Sumerian priestess who took young men's virginities.
[Picture of Muazzez Ilmiye Cig]


Indiana, Robert Robert Indiana is no longer with us
Born 13 September 1928  (New Castle, Indiana, USA)

Died 19 May 2018  (Vinalhaven, Maine, USA)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
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]


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


Iommi, Tony
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]


Irenaios, Patriarch
Born 17 April 1939  (Samos, Greece)
140th patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem from 2001 to 2005.
[Picture of Patriarch Irenaios]


Irinej of Serbia, Patriarch
Born 28 August 1930  (Vidova, Kingdom of Yugoslavia)
Spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Serbs since 2010.
[Picture of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia]


Irvine, Eddie
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, George
Born 6 May 1954  (South Shields, UK)
Actor who played Hungarian surgeon Anton Meyer in the early seasons of "Holby City".
[Picture of George 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]


Irwin, Ivan
Born 13 March 1927  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Former NHL defenceman.
[Picture of Ivan Irwin]


Isaacs, Jeremy
Born 28 September 1932  (Glasgow, UK)
TV producer who later served as founder chief executive of Channel 4, commissioning shows like "The Word" and "Brookside".
[Picture of Jeremy Isaacs]


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]


Ivanov, Ivan
Born 6 December 1921  (place of birth unknown)
Trapshooter for Bulgaria in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov]


Ivanov (archer), Ivan
Date and place of birth unknown
Bulgarian archer, finished a triumph 36th in the 1992 Olympics.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (archer)]


Ivanov (badminton), Ivan
Born 19 February 1966  (Stara Zagora, Bulgaria)
Badminton player, eliminated in the first round of the contest at the 1992 Olympics.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (badminton)]


Ivanov (cross-country skier), Ivan
Born 11 May 1987  (Russia)
Skiier, whose best result was coming 59th in the 2008 Bormio 15 km F Pursuit.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (cross-country skier)]


Ivanov (cyclist), Ivan
Born 9 May 1960  (Russia)
Cyclist who came sixth in the 1989 Vuelta a Espana.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (cyclist)]


Ivanov (diplomat), Ivan
Date and place of birth unknown
Soviet diplomat to Afghanistan. Who died in 1948.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (diplomat)]


Ivanov (footballer born 1942), Ivan
Date and place of birth unknown
Bulgarian footballer who died in 2006. Love this team.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (footballer born 1942)]


Ivanov (footballer born 1983), Ivan
Born 4 June 1983  (Bulgaria)
Bulgarian defender who played in the county's top flight for Svetkavitsa.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (footballer born 1983)]


Ivanov (footballer born 1988), Ivan
Born 25 February 1988  (Zlatista, Bulgaria)
2013 Bulgarian footballer of the year, who probably would have had a shot in a major European league if it wasn't for injury issues.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (footballer born 1988)]


Ivanov (gymnast), Ivan
Born 10 April 1975  (Minsk, Belarus)
Part of the Belarus gymnastics team that won gold in the 2001 World Championships.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (gymnast)]


Ivanov (long jumper), Ivan
Date and place of birth unknown
Bulgarian long-jumper of the 1960s.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (long jumper)]


Ivanov (runner), Ivan
Born 26 June 1948  (Arkhipovka, Russia)
Soviet Olympian.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (runner)]


Ivanov (speedway rider), Ivan
Date and place of birth unknown
"Ice speedway rider", whatever that is.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (speedway rider)]


Ivanov (sport shooter), Ivan
Born 6 December 1921  (Bulgaria)
Came 16th in the trap shooting event at the 1952 Olympics. Really enjoying writing these Ivanov entries, btw.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (sport shooter)]


Ivanov (swimmer), Ivan
Born 27 April 1979  (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
Swimmer who was disqualified twice at the 2000 Olympic Games.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (swimmer)]


Ivanov (weightlifter), Ivan
Born 27 August 1971  (Shumen, Bulgaria)
Coach of Bulgaria's Olympic weightlifting team.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (weightlifter)]


Ivanov (wrestler), Ivan
Born 24 August 1986  (Sofia, Bulgaria)
Another Bulgarian Olympian.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanov (wrestler)]


Ivanovic (rapper), Ivan
Born 17 October 1981  (Belgrade, Serbia)
Serbian rapper known as "Juice" - not the American guy who battled Eminem in the late 90s.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanovic (rapper)]


Ivanovic (Serbian footballer), Ivana
Born 19 July 1979  (place of birth unknown)
International for Serbia's women's team.
[Picture of Ivana Ivanovic (Serbian footballer)]


Ivanovic (TV host), Ivan
Date and place of birth unknown
Serbian talk show host. Interviewed Armand Assante in 2012, if you're wondering where Armand Assante has been for the past 15 years.
[Picture of Ivan Ivanovic (TV host)]


Ives, Kenneth
Born 26 March 1934  (place of birth unknown)
British TV actor who later turned his hand to directing.
[Picture of Kenneth Ives]


Ivy, Madison
Born 14 June 1989  (Munich, Germany)
Petite American porn starlet, specialises in facial scenes. Apparently.
[Picture of Madison Ivy]

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