Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2018: M


Mabbutt, Gary
Born 23 August 1961  (Bristol, UK)
Spurs captain and a folk hero in Coventry, after his own goal gave the Sky Blues a 3-2 win in the 1987 FA Cup final. Has long fought Type 1 diabetes.
[Picture of Gary Mabbutt]


MacArthur, Edith Edith MacArthur is no longer with us
Born 8 March 1926  (Ardossan, UK)

Died 25 April 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Scottish actress, most famously in 1980s daytime shitfest "Take the High Road".
[Picture of Edith MacArthur]


Macbeth, Peter
Born 2 February 1943  (Marylebone, London, England)
Former member of the soul group The Foundations who was jailed in 2008 for sexual abuse & child porn, despite claiming he was terminally ill.
[Picture of Peter Macbeth]


MacCullum, Spencer
Born in USA  (exact date unknown)
Anthropologist, who helped popularise the Mata Ortiz pottery of Chihuahua in the 1970s. Born 1931.
[Picture of Spencer MacCullum]


Macdonald, Malcolm
Born 7 May 1950  (London, UK)
"Supermac", legendary Newcastle United striker of the 1970s whose career was curtailed due to injury. Latter battled alcoholism.
[Picture of Malcolm Macdonald]


MacFarlane, Seth
Born 26 October 1973  (Kent, Connecticut, USA)
Actor, animator and creator of the marmite-like cartoon show 'Family Guy'.
[Picture of Seth MacFarlane]


MacGowan, Shane
Born 25 December 1957  (Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England)
Dentally challenged singer-songwriter who used to front the Pogues. Constantly rumoured to be on the brink of death due to non-stop drinking, smoking and drug-taking. But he's still going...
[Picture of Shane MacGowan]


MacGregor, Katherine Katherine MacGregor is no longer with us
Born 12 January 1925  (Glendale, California, USA)

Died 13 November 2018  (California, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Actress who played Harriet Oleson in winsome 1970s TV series 'Little House on the Prairie'
[Picture of Katherine MacGregor]


MacIntyre, Alasdair
Born 12 January 1929  (Glasgow, UK)
Scottish philosopher, although not in the Rab C Nesbitt sense.
[Picture of Alasdair MacIntyre]


Mack, Christy
Born 9 May 1991  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Former pornographic actress who was nearly beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend and MMA fighter War Machine in 2014. He is now serving life.
[Picture of Christy Mack]


Mack, Ted Ted Mack is no longer with us
Born 20 December 1933  (Sydney, Australia)

Died 6 November 2018  (Sydney, Australia)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Australian politician, the only man re-elected to local , state, and federal government as an independent candidate.
[Picture of Ted Mack]


Mackay, James
Born 2 July 1927  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Baron Mackay of Clashfern, Lord Chancellor from 1987-1997.
[Picture of James Mackay]


MacLaine, Shirley
Born 24 April 1934  (Richmond, Virginia, USA)
Oddball Hollywood actress who has starred in countless films, such as 'Some Came Running' (1958), 'The Apartment' (1960), 'Sweet Charity' (1969) , 'Being There' (1979) and 'Postcards from the Edge' (1990). Sister of Warren Beatty.
[Picture of Shirley MacLaine]


MacLeod, Gavin
Born 28 February 1930  (Mount Kisco, New York, USA)
US Actor, in 'The Love Boat', 'Mary Tyler Moore' etc.
[Picture of Gavin MacLeod]


MacLeod, Johnny
Born 23 November 1938  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Former Arsenal and Aston Villa winger.
[Picture of Johnny MacLeod]


Macy, Bill
Born 18 May 1922  (Revere, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor, on a host of TV programmes, including 'Maude' for which he is best known (at least in America).
[Picture of Bill Macy]


Maddox, Mary
Date and place of birth unknown
Actress who successfully sued the producers of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" after the make-up she was made to wear for the show gave her an incurable skin condition.
[Picture of Mary Maddox]


Madeley, Paul Paul Madeley is no longer with us
Born 20 September 1944  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)

Died 23 July 2018  (Leeds, UK)

Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
Former Leeds United great, who, sadly seems to be in as much dire straits & ill-health as his former team currently are. Also won 24 caps for England.
[Picture of Paul Madeley]


Madoc, Ruth
Born 16 April 1943  (Norwich, Norfolk, England)
English-born Welsh actress, famous in the 80s for 'Hi-de-Hi', but more recently as the mum of "the only gay in the village", Dafydd Thomas, in 'Little Britain'.
[Picture of Ruth Madoc]


Madoff, Bernard
Born 29 April 1938  (Queens, New York, USA)
Disgraced former Chairman of NASDAQ, who is accused of committing $50 billion worth of fraud.
[Picture of Bernard Madoff]


Magnuson, Princess Christina
Born 3 August 1943  (Solna, Sweden)
Older sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
[Picture of Princess Christina Magnuson]


Maillet, Antonine
Born 10 May 1929  (Bouctouche, Canada)
French-Canadian novelist and scholar.
[Picture of Antonine Maillet]


Majors, John
Born 29 March 1943  (Carshalton, Surrey, England)
Former British Prime Minister for 7 turbulent years between 1990-97.
[Picture of John Majors]


Majors, Lee
Born 23 April 1940  (Wyandotte, Michigan, USA)
Actor, born Harvey Lee Yeary, most famous as Colonel Steve Austin, 'The Six Million Dollar Man'.
[Picture of Lee Majors]


Makavejev, Dusan
Born 13 October 1932  (Belgrade, Serbia)
Serbian film director and screenwriter.
[Picture of Dusan Makavejev]


Makhubu, Lydia Phindile
Born 1 July 1937  (Swaziland)
Vice-chancellor of the University of Swaziland.
[Picture of Lydia Phindile Makhubu]


Makombo Bambote, Pierre
Born 1 April 1932  (Ouadda, Central African Republic)
First novelist from the Central African Republic to have a work published in Europe. May have died in 2016, may not have.
[Picture of Pierre Makombo Bambote]


Malahide, Patrick
Born 24 March 1945  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
British actor who starred in TV series such as 'The Singing Detective' and 'Minder'. Also starred in films including 'Comfort and Joy' and 'A Month in the Country'.
[Picture of Patrick Malahide]


Malone, Dorothy Dorothy Malone is no longer with us
Born 30 January 1925  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Died 19 January 2018  (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Film actress - 'Written on the Wind', 'The Big Sleep' and more recently, 'Basic Instinct'.
[Picture of Dorothy Malone]


Malone, Tina
Born 30 January 1963  (Liverpool, UK)
Former Brookside and Shameless star, now following the tried and tested route of bankruptcy, reality TV, pantomime and substance abuse.
[Picture of Tina Malone]


Maloney, Patty
Born 17 March 1936  (Perkinsville, New York, USA)
Actress, a long-time US TV regular.
[Picture of Patty Maloney]


Malpass, Tanya
Date and place of birth unknown
Retired A&E consultant-turned cancer blogger.
[Picture of Tanya Malpass]


Mandan, Robert
Born 2 February 1932  (Clever, Missouri, USA)
Actor in a range of programmes in the US, including 'Soap' and 'All My Children'. Died April 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Robert Mandan]


Mandela, Winnie Winnie Mandela is no longer with us
Born 26 September 1934  (Bizana, Pondoland, Transkei, South Africa)

Died 2 April 2018  (Johannesburg)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
The first black First Lady of South Africa, and now estranged wife of Nelson.
[Picture of Winnie Mandela]


Mandelson, Peter
Born 21 October 1953  (London, England)
Dark lord of the New Labour project, who served in the cabinet on no less than three separate occasions.
[Picture of Peter Mandelson]


Mangeshkar, Lata
Born 28 September 1929  (Indore, India)
Veteran Indian 'playback singer' i.e. one that provides the real Hindi singing which the pretty actresses mime to in Bollywood films.
[Picture of Lata Mangeshkar]


Mangione, Chuck
Born 29 November 1940  (Rochester, New York, USA)
Flugelhorn player, composer and Mega Lo Mart spokesman.
[Picture of Chuck Mangione]


Manikan, Spanky
Born 22 March 1942  (Manila, Philippines)
Filipino actor who starred in the 1988 mini-series 'A Dangerous Life' alongside Gary Busey. Died January 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Spanky Manikan]


Manilow, Barry
Born 17 June 1943  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Cheesy easy-listening singer with a big nose.
[Picture of Barry Manilow]


Manley, Dorothy
Born 29 April 1927  (Manor Park, London, England)
Won silver in the 1948 Olympic Games 100 metres for Great Britain.
[Picture of Dorothy Manley]


Manne, Robert
Born 31 October 1947  (Melbourne, Australia)
One of Australia's leading intellectuals, apparently. Presumably just behind Crash Bandicoot and one of Savage Garden.
[Picture of Robert Manne]


Manners, John
Born 25 September 1914  (Exeter, Devon, England)
Former cricketer for Hampshire before and after WWII.
[Picture of John Manners]


Manning, Katy
Born 14 October 1946  (Guildford, Surrey, England)
Actress, best known for her role as Dr. Who's companion, Jo Grant from 1971-1973.
[Picture of Katy Manning]


Manougian, Nourhan
Born 22 July 1948  (Aleppo, Syria)
Current Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem.
[Picture of Nourhan Manougian]


Mansell, Jack
Born 22 August 1927  (Salford, Cheshire, England)
Former Brighton and Portsmouth defender, best remembered for a so-so spell in charge of Reading FC.
[Picture of Jack Mansell]


Mansell, Nigel
Born 8 August 1953  (Upton-upon-Severn, UK)
Former F1 world champion, probably the UK's biggest sports star at one point although you don't see him on TV much these days.
[Picture of Nigel Mansell]


Mansfield, Jayne Marie
Born 8 November 1950  (Austin, Texas, USA)
Daughter of THE Jayne Mansfield.
[Picture of Jayne Marie Mansfield]


Manson, Marilyn
Born 5 January 1969  (Canton, Ohio, USA)
Extrovert and quite frankly scary rock singer. Born plain ol' Brian Warner.
[Picture of Marilyn Manson]


Mantle, Doreen
Born in Cape Town, South Africa  (exact date unknown)
Theatre and TV actress still working in her 90s. Best known as Victor Meldrow's nemesis Mrs Warboys in "One Foot In The Grave". Born 1926.
[Picture of Doreen Mantle]


Manziel, Johnny
Born 6 December 1992  (Tyler, Texas, USA)
Former quarterback with the Cleveland Browns, now a free agent after off-the-field controversies.
[Picture of Johnny Manziel]


Maphis, Rose Lee
Born 29 December 1922  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Country singer of the 1950s who now works as a greeter at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
[Picture of Rose Lee Maphis]


Maradona, Diego
Born 30 October 1960  (Lanus, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Football genius turned cocaine addict who later managed Argentina to a quarter final spot in the 2010 World Cup.
[Picture of Diego Maradona]


Marangoni, Clara Clara Marangoni is no longer with us
Born 13 November 1915  (Pavia, Italy)

Died 18 January 2018  (Pavia, Italy)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Former Olympic gymnast.
[Picture of Clara Marangoni]


Marcos, Imelda
Born 2 July 1929  (Manila, Philippines)
Former beauty queen, lavish-living, obsessive shoe-collector and widow of former Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos.
[Picture of Imelda Marcos]


Marcus, Rudolph A.
Born 21 July 1923  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Canadian-born chemist, received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
[Picture of Rudolph A. Marcus]


Maren, Jerry Jerry Maren is no longer with us
Born 24 January 1920  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 24 May 2018  (California, USA)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Actor - kicked off a lengthy film & TV career by playing a Munchkin in the 1939 version of 'The Wizard of Oz'.
[Picture of Jerry Maren]


Margrethe II, Queen
Born 16 April 1940  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Queen of Denmark since 1972.
[Picture of Queen Margrethe II]


Marichal, Juan
Born 20 October 1937  (Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic)
Former pitcher for the MLB team San Francisco Giants.
[Picture of Juan Marichal]


Marino, Dan
Born 13 September 1961  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, aknowledged as one of the greatest of all time.
[Picture of Dan Marino]


Marks, Vic
Born 25 June 1955  (Middle Chinnock, Somerset, England)
Former cricketer for Somerset & England, now a broadcaster & journalist.
[Picture of Vic Marks]


Marlowe, Linda
Born 26 July 1940  (Sydney, Australia)
Theatre actress often described as Steven Berkoff's "muse" by critics. Also played Danny Dyer's gran in "Eastenders".
[Picture of Linda Marlowe]


Maroney, Pauline
Date and place of birth unknown
Mother of Susie Maroney, an Australian distance swimmer.
[Picture of Pauline Maroney]


Marquez, Vanessa Vanessa Marquez is no longer with us
Born 21 December 1968  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 30 August 2018  (South Pasadena, California, USA)

Age at death: 49  (read death notice)
Forgotten actress who claims she was blacklisted in the industry after refusing George Clooney's sexual advances.
[Picture of Vanessa Marquez]


Marr, Andrew
Born 31 July 1959  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Large eared journalist & TV presenter. Also an author on political history.
[Picture of Andrew Marr]


Marsden, Gerry
Born 24 September 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Singer, the Gerry in 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'.
[Picture of Gerry Marsden]


Marse, Juan
Born 8 January 1933  (Barcelona, Spain)
Spanish novelist.
[Picture of Juan Marse]


Marsh Doll, Caren
Born 6 April 1919  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress and dancer who was Judy Garland's stand-in for 'The Wizard of Oz'.
[Picture of Caren Marsh Doll]


Marshall, Penny Penny Marshall is no longer with us
Born 15 October 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 17 December 2018  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
Actress, director and producer still better known as Laverne in 'Laverne and Shirley'.
[Picture of Penny Marshall]


Marshall, Peter
Born 30 March 1926  (Huntington, West Virginia, USA)
Highly recognisable face in the US as long-time host of "drunk celebs piss about" show "Hollywood Squares".
[Picture of Peter Marshall]


Martel, Rick
Born 18 March 1956  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
WWE Wrestler. Born Richard Vigneault
[Picture of Rick Martel]


Martin, Andra
Born 15 July 1935  (Rockford, Illinois, USA)
Actress, who had a brief leading lady spell in the 1950's, before settling into a long TV career.
[Picture of Andra Martin]


Martin, George R. R.
Born 20 September 1948  (Bayonne, New Jersey, USA)
Novelist and creator of the 'Game of Thrones' series of fantasy novels, now a succesful TV series which the Man In Black will get round to watching. One day...
[Picture of George R. R. Martin]


Martin, Guy
Born 4 November 1981  (Kirmington, Lincolnshire, England)
Motorcyclist who regularly competes in the Isle of Man TT.
[Picture of Guy Martin]


Martin, Ian
Born 27 April 1953  (London, England)
Comedy scriptwriter, most notably of 'The Thick of It'.
[Picture of Ian Martin]


Martin, Michael Michael Martin is no longer with us
Born 3 July 1945  (Glasgow, Scotland)

Died 29 April 2018  (Glasgow, UK)

Age at death: 72  (read death notice)
MP & former speaker of the House. Not the most popular person that has done this role, mainly due to his brusque manner, his bias towards Labour & spending taxpayer's money on trivial items.
[Picture of Michael Martin]


Martin, Millicent
Born 8 June 1934  (Romford, UK)
Comedy actress who starred in "That Was The Week That Was" back in the 60s. Moving to the US in the 1970s, she now has a niche playing old English women on US sitcoms.
[Picture of Millicent Martin]


Martinez, Melanie
Born 28 April 1995  (Astoria, New York, USA)
Absolutely unlistenable quirky electropop musician, showed that women can do it to when she was accused of rape in 2017.
[Picture of Melanie Martinez]


Martling, Jackie
Born 14 February 1948  (Mineola, New York, USA)
"Jackie the Joke Man", American stand-up comedian best known for his work with Howard Stern.
[Picture of Jackie Martling]


Marty, Jean-Pierre
Born 12 October 1932  (place of birth unknown)
French pianist and conductor.
[Picture of Jean-Pierre Marty]


Masekela, Hugh Hugh Masekela is no longer with us
Born 4 April 1939  (Witbank, South Africa)

Died 23 January 2018  (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
Jazz musician, hugely influential as both a composer and anti-apartheid activist.
[Picture of Hugh Masekela]


Mason, Jackie
Born 9 June 1936  (Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA)
American stand-up comedian, often in the UK, who specialises in satire & Jewish humour.
[Picture of Jackie Mason]


Massey, Jamila
Born 7 January 1934  (Shimla, India)
Veteran Indian actress.
[Picture of Jamila Massey]


Mates, Michael
Born 9 June 1934  (Brentford, UK)
Former Conservative MP whose name turns up a number of times in the so-called "Panama Papers".
[Picture of Michael Mates]


Mathias, Abune
Born in Agame, Ethiopia  (exact date unknown)
Current Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Born circa 1941.
[Picture of Abune Mathias]


Mathis, Johnny
Born 30 September 1935  (Gilmer, Texas, USA)
Easy-listening musician. Had the Xmas No 1 of 1976 with 'When A Child is Born'. Your granny's probably got his Greatest Hits album in the attic.
[Picture of Johnny Mathis]


Mattingly, Ken
Born 17 March 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Command module pilot for Apollo 16, would have flown on the ill-fated Apollo 13 but was removed from the mission due to fears he had German measles.
[Picture of Ken Mattingly]


Matzka, Scott
Born 11 May 1978  (Port Huron, Michigan, USA)
Retired professional ice hockey player. Died December 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Scott Matzka]


Maudsley, Robert
Born 26 June 1953  (Toxteth, Liverpool)
Serial killer who killed four people, three of them while in prison. Who says prison doesn't work?
[Picture of Robert Maudsley]


Mauger, Ivan Ivan Mauger is no longer with us
Born 4 October 1939  (Christchurch, New Zealand)

Died 16 April 2018  (Gold Coast, Australia)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
Highly decorated speedway rider, a six-time world champion.
[Picture of Ivan Mauger]


Max, Peter
Born 19 October 1937  (Berlin, Germany)
German-born American pop artist.
[Picture of Peter Max]


Maxin, Ernest Ernest Maxin is no longer with us
Born 22 August 1923  (London, England)

Died 27 September 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
TV producer and director. Produced 'The Morecambe and Wise Show' between 1975-77.
[Picture of Ernest Maxin]


Maxwell, Robert D.
Born 26 October 1920  (Boise, Idaho, USA)
Oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, which he received for throwing himself on a grenade during fighting in France.
[Picture of Robert D. Maxwell]


May, Brian
Born 19 July 1947  (Hampton, Middlesex, England)
Big-haired guitarist, both with Queen and as a solo artist. Virtually every song he's ever done has a guitar riff from him in. Sometimes it works, often it fails miserably, but credit for perseverance.
[Picture of Brian May]


May, James
Born 16 January 1963  (Bristol, England)
The least irritating of the three presenters of TV's 'Top Gear'.
[Picture of James May]


May, Theresa
Born 1 October 1956  (Eastbourne, Sussex, UK)
Shoe lover who probably wishes she'd never put her hand up in 2016 now.
[Picture of Theresa May]


Mayall, John
Born 29 November 1933  (Macclesfield, England)
Pioneering blues artist who encouraged the likes of Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac in the ""Blues Boom"" of the late 60s. Perhaps the notable Rock musician to come out of Macclesfield after Ian Curtis...
[Picture of John Mayall]


Mayberry, Lauren
Born 7 October 1987  (Glasgow, UK)
Lead singer of Scottish synthpop band Chvrches.
[Picture of Lauren Mayberry]


Mayhew, Peter
Born 19 May 1944  (Barnes, London, England)
Actor, whose only main role as been a hugely popular one - that of Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films.
[Picture of Peter Mayhew]


Mayhew-Archer, Paul
Born 6 January 1953  (Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England)
Comedy scriptwriter for TV hits 'The Vicar of Dibley' and 'My Hero'.
[Picture of Paul Mayhew-Archer]


Maynard, Bill Bill Maynard is no longer with us
Born 8 October 1928  (Heath End, Farnham, Surrey, England)

Died 30 March 2018  (Leicester, UK)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Comic actor who played Selwyn in the sitcom 'Oh No! It's Selwyn Froggit' and Claude Greengrass in the soporific TV drama 'Heartbeat'.
[Picture of Bill Maynard]


Mays, Willie
Born 6 May 1931  (Westfield, Alabama)
Baseball player, considered one of the best of all time.
[Picture of Willie Mays]


McAdams, Rachel
Born 17 November 1978  (London, Canada)
Actress, forever associated with the 1-2 punch of "Mean Girls" and "The Notebook", making her every 16-year-old's favourite person in 2004.
[Picture of Rachel McAdams]


McAllister, Kevin
Born 4 March 1961  (Provo, Utah, USA)
Father-in-law of "Dancing with the Stars" pro Witney Carson. Died March 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Kevin McAllister]


McCain, John John McCain is no longer with us
Born 29 April 1936  (Coco Solo, Panama)

Died 25 August 2018  (Cornville, Arizona, USA)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
Vietnam veteran who went on to become a US Senator and invent oven chips. Probably.
[Picture of John McCain]


McCain, Roberta
Born 7 February 1912  (Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA)
Mother of defeated 2008 US election hopeful & Senator, John.
[Picture of Roberta McCain]


McCall, C. W.
Born 15 November 1928  (Audubon, Iowa, USA)
Country musician who had a massive hit with 'Convoy' in 1976.
[Picture of C. W. McCall]


McCallion, Hazel
Born 14 February 1921  (Port Daniel, Canada)
Longest-serving mayor of Mississauga, nicknamed "Hurricane Hazel" due to her outspoken political views.
[Picture of Hazel McCallion]


McCallum, David
Born 19 September 1933  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Actor, best known as Illya Kuyakin in 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' and Steel in spooky 80s series 'Sapphire & Steel'. Now in popular cop show NCIS.
[Picture of David McCallum]


McCann, Chuck Chuck McCann is no longer with us
Born 2 September 1934  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 8 April 2018  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
American voice actor.
[Picture of Chuck McCann]


McCartney, Paul
Born 18 June 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Younger of the 2 surviving Beatles.
[Picture of Paul McCartney]


McCaw, Richie
Born 31 December 1980  (Oamaru, New Zealand)
International rugby player, captain of the All Blacks.
[Picture of Richie McCaw]


McCay, Peggy Peggy McCay is no longer with us
Born 3 November 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 7 October 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
Actress who played matriarch Caroline Brady in US soap "Days of Our Lives" for 23 years.
[Picture of Peggy McCay]


McClure, Michael
Born 20 October 1932  (Marysville, Kansas, USA)
American beat poet.
[Picture of Michael McClure]


McConnell, Mitch
Born 20 February 1942  (Sheffield, Alabama, USA)
US Senator from Kentucky since 1985.
[Picture of Mitch McConnell]


McCourt, Richard
Born 12 August 1976  (Sheffield, England)
Actor and TV presenter, the 'Dick' of 'Dick and Dom' fame.
[Picture of Richard McCourt]


McCoy, Sylvester
Born 20 August 1943  (Dunoon, Scotland)
Actor, best remembered for his role as the 7th Doctor Who.
[Picture of Sylvester McCoy]


McCririck, John
Born 17 April 1940  (Surbiton, Surrey, England)
Fat, outspoken horseracing pundit with a strange home life.
[Picture of John McCririck]


McDiarmid, Ian
Born 11 August 1944  (Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland)
Distinguished stage actor but better known for the role of Emperor Palpatine in the 'Star Wars' franchise.
[Picture of Ian McDiarmid]


McDivitt, James
Born 10 June 1929  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Former Astronaut.
[Picture of James McDivitt]


McDonald, The Most Rev Kevin
Born 18 August 1947  (Stoke-on-Trent, England)
Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark from 2003 to 2009.
[Picture of The Most Rev Kevin McDonald]


McDonald, Trevor
Born 16 August 1939  (Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies)
Recently-retired ITN newsreader. Once reckoned by Viz comic to be the news anchorman most able to take his beer, in complete contrast to the lightweight Nicholas Witchell.
[Picture of Trevor McDonald]


McDonnell, John
Born 8 September 1951  (Liverpool, UK)
Labour shadow chancellor, likes the Tamil Tigers, doesn't like Tony Blair.
[Picture of John McDonnell]


McDowell, Malcolm
Born 13 June 1943  (Leeds, England)
Actor who played the iconic Mick Travis in a trilogy of Lindsay Anderson films in the 60s, 70s and 80s before playing the villian in a succession of low rent films. You're way better than that, Malcolm...
[Picture of Malcolm McDowell]


McEnery, Peter
Born 21 February 1940  (Walsall, England)
Actor who played Mr. Sloan in the film version of Joe Orton's 'Entertaining Mr. Sloan'.
[Picture of Peter McEnery]


McFarlane, Norm
Date and place of birth unknown
64th Mayor of Saint John, New Brunswick.
[Picture of Norm McFarlane]


McGann, Paul
Born 14 November 1959  (Surrey, England)
Actor, one of the four McGann acting brothers. Best known for his roles as Marwood in 'Withnail & I' and as the 8th Doctor Who.
[Picture of Paul McGann]


McGiffin, Carol
Born 1 February 1960  (Maidstone, Kent, England)
TV panelist on inane afternoon show 'Loose Women'.
[Picture of Carol McGiffin]


McGrattan, Tom
Born 19 October 1927  (Bradford, Canada)
Hockey goaltender who played one NHL game, for the Detroit Red Wings in 1947. If it gets a QO I'll give you the money myself…
[Picture of Tom McGrattan]


McGregor, Conor
Born 14 July 1988  (Dublin, Ireland)
The casual's favourite MMA fighter, not too handy at boxing though.
[Picture of Conor McGregor]


McGuire, Victor
Born 17 March 1964  (Liverpool, UK)
Husky Scouse actor, has been playing husky Scourse characters in every British sitcom for the past 30 years.
[Picture of Victor McGuire]


Mchaffie, Jannine
Date and place of birth unknown
Cancer mum.
[Picture of Jannine Mchaffie]


McIndoe, John
Born 3 February 1948  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
British singer who starred as I.Q. in the American TV series 'The Bugaloos' in the 1970s.
[Picture of John McIndoe]


McInnerny, Tim
Born 18 September 1956  (Cheadle Hulme, UK)
British actor specialising in put-upon upper class characters, most famously in "Blackadder". Now, along with every other British actor over 50, in the Game of the Thrones.
[Picture of Tim McInnerny]


McIntosh, Jawara
Date and place of birth unknown
Son of reggae legend Peter Tosh, in a coma after an attack in mid-2017.
[Picture of Jawara McIntosh]


McKellen, Ian
Born 25 May 1939  (Burnley, Lancashire, England)
Shakespearean actor type.
[Picture of Ian McKellen]


McKenzie, Fay
Born 19 February 1918  (Hollywood, California, USA)
1940s film actress.
[Picture of Fay McKenzie]


McKenzie, Julia
Born 17 February 1941  (Enfield, Middlesex, England)
Actress who has initial success in the 1980s with the sitcom 'Fresh Fields'. Now the latest Miss Marple.
[Picture of Julia McKenzie]


Mclaurin, Virginia
Born 12 March 1909  (South Carolina, USA)
American centenarian.
[Picture of Virginia Mclaurin]


McLean, Don
Born 2 October 1945  (New Rochelle, New York, USA)
Singer-songwriter, the man who popuarlised the phrase "the day the music died" with his seven-minute-long karaoke room killer "American Pie".
[Picture of Don McLean]


McLean, Jim
Born 21 April 1937  (Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland)
Combative former Dundee United manager who led the Arabs to their first (and only) Scottish Premier League title in 1983.
[Picture of Jim McLean]


McLoughlin, Patrick
Born 30 March 1957  (Stafford, Staffordshire, England)
Conservative MP and current Chancellor for the Duchy of Lancaster.
[Picture of Patrick McLoughlin]


McMahon, Thomas
Born in Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan, Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish terrorist, convicted of the murder by bombing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979. Born 1948.
[Picture of Thomas McMahon]


McMahon, Vince
Born 24 August 1945  (Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA)
Professional wrestler, wrestling promoter, and TV commentator on, er, wrestling.
[Picture of Vince McMahon]


McNaught, Ken
Born 11 January 1955  (Kirkcaldy, UK)
Part of Aston Villa's 1982 European Cup-winning side. Also scored in their 1983 European Super Cup win against Barcelona.
[Picture of Ken McNaught]


McNee, David
Born 23 March 1925  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1977 to 1982, presiding over the Brixton riots and the Scarman report.
[Picture of David McNee]


McNeill, Billy
Born 2 March 1940  (Bellshill, Scotland)
Legendary former Celtic player and manager.
[Picture of Billy McNeill]


McParland, Peter
Born 25 April 1934  (Newry, Down, Northern Ireland)
Former Aston Villa and Northern Ireland international footballer. Scored both goals in the Villa's FA Cup victory over Manchester United in 1957.
[Picture of Peter McParland]


McPartlin, Anthony
Born 18 November 1975  (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)
Presenter and actor famed for his screen partnership with Declan Donnelly.
[Picture of Anthony McPartlin]


McSharry, Carmel Carmel McSharry is no longer with us
Born 18 August 1926  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)

Died 4 March 2018  (London, UK)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Irish character actress best known as the gossipy Mrs Hollinberry in Johnny Speight's sitcom sequel 'In Sickness and in Health'. Born 1930.
[Picture of Carmel McSharry]


McTaggart, Richard
Born 15 October 1935  (Dundee, Scotland)
Former boxer, won Gold in the lightweight division in the 1956 Olympic Games for Great Britain & followed that up with a bronze medal 4 years later.
[Picture of Richard McTaggart]


McVie, John
Born 26 November 1945  (London, England)
Bassplayer, the "Mac" of AOR superstars Fleetwood Mac.
[Picture of John McVie]


Medina, Lina
Born 27 September 1933  (Paurange, Peru)
The youngest human ever to give birth, delivering a healthy baby boy at the amazing age of 5 years and 7 months in May 1939.
[Picture of Lina Medina]


Medley, Bill
Born 19 September 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Singer with the Righteous Brothers before teaming up with Jennifer Warnes with 'I'm Having The Time of My Life', made famous by the hit film 'Dirty Dancing' in 1987.
[Picture of Bill Medley]


Medwin, Michael
Born 18 July 1923  (London, England)
British film actor/producer.
[Picture of Michael Medwin]


Meeker, Howie
Born 4 November 1923  (Kitchener, Canada)
Last surviving player from the first NHL All-Star game. A former member of parliament where, as in hockey, he featured on the right wing.
[Picture of Howie Meeker]


Meese, Edwin
Born 2 December 1931  (Oakland, California, USA)
US Attorney General under Ronald Reagan.
[Picture of Edwin Meese]


Mekas, Jonas
Born 24 December 1922  (Birzai, Lithuania)
Lithuanian avant-garde filmmaker.
[Picture of Jonas Mekas]


Meldrum, Ian "Molly"
Born 29 January 1943  (Orbost, Victoria, England)
Music critic and host of 1970s Australian music show 'Countdown'.
[Picture of Ian


Melly, Andree
Born 15 September 1932  (Liverpool, England)
Actress and sister of the late George Melly.
[Picture of Andree Melly]


Memmi, Albert
Born 15 December 1920  (Tunisia)
Tunisian-Jewish author.
[Picture of Albert Memmi]


Menounos, Litsa
Born in Greece  (exact date unknown)
Mother of US entertainment TV host Maria Menounos.
[Picture of Litsa Menounos]


Mercer, Robert
Born 11 July 1946  (San Jose California, USA)
Shadowy right-wing hedge fund manager, a key supporter of Donald Trump and Brexit.
[Picture of Robert Mercer]


Mercier, Sheila
Born 1 January 1919  (Hull, East Yorkshire, England)
TV actress - played Annie Sugden when Emmerdale Farm had a farm in it. In real life she is Brian Rix's big sister.
[Picture of Sheila Mercier]


Merckx, Eddy
Born 17 June 1945  (Tielt-Winge, Flemish Brabant, Belgium)
Legendary cyclist, five times winner of the Tour de France.
[Picture of Eddy Merckx]


Meriwether, Lee
Born 27 May 1935  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former model-turned-TV actress.
[Picture of Lee Meriwether]


Merrick, Doris
Born 6 June 1919  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Retired film actress.
[Picture of Doris Merrick]


Merrin, Ray
Date and place of birth unknown
Sound mixer at both Elstree and Shepperton, had fruitful partnerships with both Ridley Scott and Danny Boyle. Died January 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Ray Merrin]


Merritt, Max
Born 30 April 1941  (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Singer-songwriter and leader of Max Merritt & The Meteors.
[Picture of Max Merritt]


Messina, Jo Dee
Born 25 August 1970  (Framingham, Massachusetts, USA)
Country singer-songwriter who dominated the genre's charts in the early 2000s.
[Picture of Jo Dee Messina]


Michael, Mick
Born 22 September 1922  (place of birth unknown)
Lord Mayor of Perth during the 1980s.
[Picture of Mick Michael]


Michaels, Bret
Born 15 March 1963  (Butler, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former lead singer of 80s poodle rockers Poison, now a reality tv stalwart. Infamously made a 'sex tape' with Pamela Anderson in 1998.
[Picture of Bret Michaels]


Middleton, Pippa
Born 6 September 1983  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
Superbly bummed sister of Princess Catherine.
[Picture of Pippa Middleton]


Midgley, Mary Mary Midgley is no longer with us
Born 13 September 1919  (London, England)

Died 10 October 2018  (Newcastle, UK)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
British moral philosopher. Wrote her first book, 'Beast And Man' in 1978.
[Picture of Mary Midgley]


Mignini, Giuliano
Born in Perugia, Italy  (exact date unknown)
Italian public prosecutor, infamous for his work in two of Italy's favourite cases: the "Monster of Florence" and the death of Meredith Kercher.
[Picture of Giuliano Mignini]


Mikasa, Princess
Born 4 June 1923  (Tokyo, Japan)
One of the members of the Japanese Royal Family.
[Picture of Princess Mikasa]


Miles, Vera
Born 23 August 1929  (Boise City, Oklahoma, USA)
Film actress - 'The Searchers', 'Psycho', 'The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance' etc.
[Picture of Vera Miles]


Miller, Jonathan
Born 21 July 1934  (London, England)
Multi-talented threatre director, actor and medical doctor, one quarter of the pioneering satiral comedy revue 'Beyond the Fringe'.
[Picture of Jonathan Miller]


Miller, Liam Liam Miller is no longer with us
Born 13 February 1981  (Cork, Ireland)

Died 9 February 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 36  (read death notice)
Former Celtic and Manchester United midfielder who represented Ireland at international level.
[Picture of Liam Miller]


Miller, Moi-Yo
Born 24 April 1914  (Geelong, Australia)
Assistant of the stage magician, Dante.
[Picture of Moi-Yo Miller]


Miller, Norma
Born 2 December 1919  (Harlem, New York, USA)
Lindy hop dancer known as the "Queen of Swing". The last living member of the legendarsy Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers dance troop.
[Picture of Norma Miller]


Mills, Dick
Born in Gillingham, Kent, England  (exact date unknown)
Senior BBC sound engineer, who worked on 'Quatermass and the Pit', 'The Two Ronnies' and 'Doctor Who', among many other TV and radio programmes. Born 1936.
[Picture of Dick Mills]


Mills, Hayley
Born 18 April 1946  (London, England)
Actress, in films from an early age, often starring alongside her father, Sir John.
[Picture of Hayley Mills]


Milsap, Ronnie
Born 16 January 1943  (Robbinsville, North Carolina, USA)
Popular country music singer.
[Picture of Ronnie Milsap]


Mimieux, Yvette
Born 8 January 1942  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Once-feted Hollywood leading lady, now best remembered as Weena in 1960's "The Time Machine".
[Picture of Yvette Mimieux]


Minifie, Valerie
Born 23 March 1940  (Birmingham, England)
Actress best known for playing the meek Anthea in 'Men Behaving Badly'.
[Picture of Valerie Minifie]


Minnelli, Liza
Born 12 March 1946  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Daughter of Judy Garland, and moderately successful singer/stage actress in her own right. Has suffered from ill health in recent years as a result of drug abuse, and has been a regular visitor to rehab clinics.
[Picture of Liza Minnelli]


Mintern, Bob
Date and place of birth unknown
Camera operator on the 1980 movie "Watership Down".
[Picture of Bob Mintern]


Miscavige, David
Born 30 April 1960  (Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA)
Leader of the Church of Scientology. And if you think I'm going to mock him, you obviously haven't seen the same documentaries as me.
[Picture of David Miscavige]


Mitchell, Joni
Born 7 November 1943  (Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada)
Canadian folk singer, songwriter and painter.
[Picture of Joni Mitchell]


Miyako, Chiyo Chiyo Miyako is no longer with us
Born 2 May 1901  (Wakayama Prefecture, Japan)

Died 22 July 2018  (Yokohama, Japan)

Age at death: 117  (read death notice)
Japan's second oldest person as of 2016.
[Picture of Chiyo Miyako]


Mladic, Ratko
Born 12 March 1943  (Kalinovik, Bosnia-Herzegovina)
Leader of the Bosnian Serb Army during the 1992-95 war. Responsible for the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica in July 1995 - the worst atrocity in Europe since WWII.
[Picture of Ratko Mladic]


Moeller, Andy
Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA  (exact date unknown)
Former line coach for the Baltimore Ravens, career has been derailed due to numerous legal issues.
[Picture of Andy Moeller]


Moffat, Donald Donald Moffat is no longer with us
Born 26 December 1930  (Plymouth, UK)

Died 20 December 2018  (Sleepy Hollow, New York, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
British actor who found fame in the US mainly playing corrupt powerful figures in films like "Clear and Present Danger".
[Picture of Donald Moffat]


Mohamad, Dr Mahathir
Born 10 July 1925  (Alor Star, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia)
Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1981-2003.
[Picture of Dr Mahathir Mohamad]


Mondale, Walter
Born 5 January 1928  (Ceylon, Minnesota, USA)
US Vice-President under Jimmy Carter.
[Picture of Walter Mondale]


Monson, Thomas S. Thomas S. Monson is no longer with us
Born 21 August 1927  (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)

Died 2 January 2018  (Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
Leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints since the death of Gordon B. Hinckley in 2008.
[Picture of Thomas S. Monson]


Montague, Bruce
Born 24 March 1939  (Deal, UK)
Character actor on British TV for 50 years, perhaps best remembered as the mid-life crisis-afflicted Leonard in "Butterflies".
[Picture of Bruce Montague]


Montague, George
Date and place of birth unknown
Self-dubbed "oldest gay in the village", Brighton resident and a long-time campaigner for pardons for those jailed for homosexual acts in the 1950s.
[Picture of George Montague]


Montenegro, Fernanda
Born 16 October 1929  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Brazillian actress, nominated for the Best Actress Oscar in 1999 for 'Central Station'.
[Picture of Fernanda Montenegro]


Monteros, Rosenda
Born 31 August 1935  (Veracruz, Mexico)
Actress, whose best known role is Petra in 'The Magnificent Seven'.
[Picture of Rosenda Monteros]


Moorcock, Michael
Born 18 December 1939  (London, England)
Prolific sci-fi and fantasy author.
[Picture of Michael Moorcock]


Moore, Christy
Born 7 May 1945  (Newbridge, County Kildare, Rep of Ireland)
Politically-minded folk singer-songwriter, one of the founding members of the bands, Planxty and Moving Hearts.
[Picture of Christy Moore]


Moore, Dorothy
Born 13 October 1936  (Jackson, Mississippi, USA)
R&B singer of 'Misty Blue' fame.
[Picture of Dorothy Moore]


Moore, Kenny
Born 1 December 1943  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Former distance runner who took to journalism after retirement, contributing to Sports Illustrated for 25 years.
[Picture of Kenny Moore]


Moore, Michael
Born 23 April 1954  (Davison, Michigan, USA)
Oscar-winning director of interesting but somewhat didactic documentary films.
[Picture of Michael Moore]


Moore, Ronnie
Born 8 March 1933  (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)
Australian-born New Zealand Speedway champion. Died August 2017 but no obit.
[Picture of Ronnie Moore]


Moore, Roy
Born 11 February 1947  (Gasden, Alabama, USA)
Handsy Republican nominee for the Alabama senate seat in 2017. Lost in a major upset and a significant setback for Donald Trump.
[Picture of Roy Moore]


Moore, Sara Jane
Born 15 February 1930  (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)
Attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford in 1975. Released on parole in 2007.
[Picture of Sara Jane Moore]


Moore, Terry
Born 7 January 1929  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, former wife of Howard Hughes, a former model & "sex interest" in films.
[Picture of Terry Moore]


Moo-song, Jeon
Born 28 September 1941  (Haeju, North Korea)
South Korea's leading theatre actor.
[Picture of Jeon Moo-song]


Morales, Pedro
Born 22 October 1942  (Culebra, Puerto Rico)
WWE wrestler.
[Picture of Pedro Morales]


Morales Bermudez, Francisco
Born 4 October 1921  (Lima, Peru)
President of Peru from 1975-1980.
[Picture of Francisco Morales Bermudez]


Moreland, Mo
Date and place of birth unknown
Member of the Roly Polys, made famous by regularly appearing on Les Dawson's TV show. Born in 1947.
[Picture of Mo Moreland]


Moreno, Rita
Born 11 December 1931  (Humacao, Puerto Rico))
Actress, winner of an Oscar for her role of Anita in 'West Side Story'. One of a few EGOTs, that is a winner of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
[Picture of Rita Moreno]


Morgan, Jane
Born 3 May 1924  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)
Popular singer from the 1950s.
[Picture of Jane Morgan]


Morgenthau III, Henry
Born 11 January 1917  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former television producer who turned to writing, publishing his first poetry collection aged 99. Part of the once-powerful Morgenthau dynasty. Died July 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Henry Morgenthau III]


Morison, Patricia Patricia Morison is no longer with us
Born 19 March 1915  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 20 May 2018  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 103  (read death notice)
Actress and mezzo-soprano singer.
[Picture of Patricia Morison]


Morley, Ken
Born 17 January 1943  (Chorley, Lancashire, England)
Character actor who became a cult figure among the students as the bumbling Bettabuys store manager Reg Holdsworth in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of Ken Morley]


Morley, Malcolm Malcolm Morley is no longer with us
Born 7 June 1931  (London, England)

Died 2 June 2018  (Bellport, New York, USA)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Photorealist artist.
[Picture of Malcolm Morley]


Morricone, Ennio
Born 10 November 1928  (Rome, Italy)
Composer of musical scores for films, especially spaghetti Westerns.
[Picture of Ennio Morricone]


Morris, Desmond
Born 24 January 1928  (Purton, Wiltshire, England)
Zoologist and author of the best-selling book 'The Naked Ape'.
[Picture of Desmond Morris]


Morris, Jan
Born 2 October 1926  (Clevedon, Somerset, England)
Historian & travel writer, born James Morris, but had sex reassignment surgery & now works under the name of Jan.
[Picture of Jan Morris]


Morris, Laina
Born 22 June 1991  (Denton, Texas, USA)
The "Overly Attached Girlfriend" meme…
[Picture of Laina Morris]


Morrison, Dorothy
Born 3 January 1919  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Silent film actress from the 'Our Gang' series.
[Picture of Dorothy Morrison]


Morrison, Jim
Born 11 October 1931  (Montreal, Canada)
Former ice hockey player, played 704 NHL games between 1952 and 1973.
[Picture of Jim Morrison]


Morrison, Toni
Born 18 February 1931  (Lorain, Ohio, USA)
American author, former winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
[Picture of Toni Morrison]


Morrison, Van
Born 31 August 1945  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Celebrated Irish musician. Pub fact: he was once married to a woman called Janet Planet.
[Picture of Van Morrison]


Morrissey, Steven Patrick
Born 22 May 1959  (Manchester, England)
'Morrissey' - former lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths, now a solo artist.
[Picture of Steven Patrick Morrissey]


Morse, Robert
Born 18 May 1931  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor who played advertising executive Bertram Cooper in 'Mad Men'.
[Picture of Robert Morse]


Mortensen, Chris
Born 7 November 1951  (Torrence, California, USA)
US TV sports journalist for ESPN.
[Picture of Chris Mortensen]


Mortimer, Angela
Born 21 April 1932  (Plymouth, Devon, England)
Retired tennis player. Winner of three Grand Slam titles including Wimbledon in 1961.
[Picture of Angela Mortimer]


Mortimer, Bob
Born 23 May 1959  (Middlesborough, England)
Comedian and actor, one half of the Reeves and Mortimer surreal comedy act.
[Picture of Bob Mortimer]


Moss, Ernie
Born 19 October 1949  (Chesterfield, UK)
Chesterfield club legend, scored a club-record 192 goals for them in 539 appearances. Now suffering from Pict's disease.
[Picture of Ernie Moss]


Moss, Stirling
Born 17 September 1929  (London, England)
Motor-racing driver, said to be the greatest driver never to win the Formula 1 World Championship; in fact, he came second 4 times in a row, from 1955-58.
[Picture of Stirling Moss]


Mottelson, Ben
Born 9 July 1926  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Nuclear physicist who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in physics.
[Picture of Ben Mottelson]


Mouskouri, Nana
Born 13 October 1934  (Chania, Crete, Greece)
Bespectacled Greek crooner and European Parliament member, who has recorded over 1500 songs in 15 languages, selling 250 million records in the process, which makes her arguably the most successful female singer ever.
[Picture of Nana Mouskouri]


Mower, Patrick
Born 12 September 1938  (Oxford, England)
Smoothy actor of 'Target' and 'Emmerdale' fame.
[Picture of Patrick Mower]


Mubarak, Hosni
Born 4 May 1928  (Kafr-al Musailha, Egypt)
President of Egypt from 1981-2011. Sentenced to life imprisonment in May 2012 for ordering the deaths of scores of protestors during the "Arab Spring" of 2011 which saw him ejected from office.
[Picture of Hosni Mubarak]


Mueller-Stahl, Armin
Born 17 December 1930  (Sovetsk, Russia)
German film actor.
[Picture of Armin Mueller-Stahl]


Mugabe, Grace
Born 23 July 1965  (Benoni, South Africa)
Loving wife of Crazy Bob. Her alleged attempts to set up a direct line of succession caused the Zimbabwean coup of 2017.
[Picture of Grace Mugabe]


Mugabe, Robert
Born 22 February 1924  (Kutama, Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe)
President of Zimbabwe, constantly immersed in allegations of vote-rigging and incitement to violence, whose primary gift to the world is the idea that "it's OK to be the president and wear a baseball cap".
[Picture of Robert Mugabe]


Mujica, Jose
Born 20 May 1935  (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Modest living President of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015.
[Picture of Jose Mujica]


Mull, Martin
Born 18 August 1943  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Comedian and actor ("Clue", "Arrested Development", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch") who always seemed more comfortable playing guitar and painting than trying to be a A-list star.
[Picture of Martin Mull]


Muller, Gerd
Born 3 November 1945  (Nordlingen, Germany)
Legendary goal-poacher for Bayern Munich and West Germany, nicknamed "Der Bomber".
[Picture of Gerd Muller]


Munro, Alice
Born 10 July 1931  (Wingham, Ontario, Canada)
One of Canada's most well regarded authors.
[Picture of Alice Munro]


Munroe, Carmen
Born 12 November 1932  (Berbice, Guyana)
Guyana-born actress, one of first black actors to appear regularly on British television in the 1960s and 70s.
[Picture of Carmen Munroe]


Muoi, Do Do Muoi is no longer with us
Born 2 February 1917  (Thanh Tri, Hanoi, Vietnam)

Died 1 October 2018  (Hanoi, Vietnam)

Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
Former Communist Prime Minister of Vietnam.
[Picture of Do Muoi]


Murayama, Tomiichi
Born 3 March 1924  (Oita Prefecture, Japan)
Prime Minister of Japan from 1994 to 1996. Was the first Japanese PM to publicly apologise for the conduct of Japan in the Second World War.
[Picture of Tomiichi Murayama]


Murdoch, Rupert
Born 11 March 1931  (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Australian-born media tycoon. The "Dirty Digger" now finds his media empire in retreat after a series of revelations regarding phone-hacking by his Sunday newspaper the News of the World, which was made defunct in July 2011.
[Picture of Rupert Murdoch]


Murphy, Ben
Born 6 March 1942  (Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA)
Actor who played Kid Curry in TV show "Alias Smith and Jones".
[Picture of Ben Murphy]


Murphy, Brian
Born 25 September 1933  (Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England)
TV actor, best known as George Roper in 'George and Mildred'.
[Picture of Brian Murphy]


Murphy, Matt "Guitar" Matt
Born 29 December 1929  (Sunflower, Mississippi, USA)

Died 15 June 2018  (Miami, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Blues guitarist, best known for being part of The Blues Brothers band in the 1980 film and sequel.
[Picture of Matt


Murray, Cheryl
Born 13 July 1952  (Liverpool, UK)
Played Suzie Birchall on "Coronation Street" between 1977 and 1979, her career was derailed by MS.
[Picture of Cheryl Murray]


Murray, Jenni
Born 12 May 1950  (Barnsley, Yorkshire)
TV & radio broadcaster & journalist, presenter of 'Woman's Hour' on BBC Radio 4. Announced in 2006 that she had breast cancer.
[Picture of Jenni Murray]


Murray, Pete
Born 19 September 1928  (London, England)
Veteran radio DJ - one of Radio 1's original presenters when it started up in 1967. Had previously worked for Radio Luxembourg, as indeed they all seemed to do in those days.
[Picture of Pete Murray]


Murtagh, Kate
Born 29 October 1920  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Character actress who is more famous as the Liberty-esque diner waitress on the cover of Supertramp's "Breakfast In America". Died off-the-radar in 2017.
[Picture of Kate Murtagh]


Musgrave, Story
Born 19 August 1935  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Nasa astronaut, one of the few people to have been into space in six different occasions.
[Picture of Story Musgrave]


Mwinyi, Ali Hassan
Born 8 May 1925  (Kivure, Tanzania)
Former President of Tanzania, from 1985-95.
[Picture of Ali Hassan Mwinyi]


Myatt, Hugo
Born 13 December 1945  (Hendon, UK)
Treguard the cackling dungeon master in late 80s/early 90s kids' TV classic "Knightmare". Oooooh, nasty…..
[Picture of Hugo Myatt]

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