Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2018: S


McFarlane, Elaine "Spanky"
Date and place of birth unknown
Frontwoman of the 60s sunshine pop act Spanky and Our Gang.
[Picture of Elaine


Sabbage, Sophie
Date and place of birth unknown
Yes, another terminally ill mother. This time she wrote a book about it, 'The Cancer Whisperer'.
[Picture of Sophie Sabbage]


Sadat, Jehan
Born 29 August 1933  (Cairo, Egypt)
Former first lady of Egypt and the widow of Anwar Sadat.
[Picture of Jehan Sadat]


Sadler, Mike
Date and place of birth unknown
Last surviving member of the original SAS, awarded the Military Cross for D-Day operations. Born c.1920.
[Picture of Mike Sadler]


Saget, Bob
Born 17 May 1956  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former squeaky clean sitcom star who tries to stay relevant by doing blue stand-up nowadays.
[Picture of Bob Saget]


Sahl, Mort
Born 11 May 1927  (Montreal, Canada)
Canadian stand up comedian & humourist, as well as being a political speechwriter.
[Picture of Mort Sahl]


Said, Wafic
Born 21 December 1943  (Damascus, Syria)
Syrian businessman.
[Picture of Wafic Said]


Saint, Eva Marie
Born 4 July 1924  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Actress, best known for her role in 'North by Northwest'.
[Picture of Eva Marie Saint]


Saint Paul, Lara
Born 30 April 1945  (Asmara, Eritrea)
Italian-Eritrean singer, arguably the country's first black superstar. Died May 2018, but no obit.
[Picture of Lara Saint Paul]


Saint-Marie, Buffy
Born 20 February 1941  (Qu'Appelle Valley, Canada)
Canadian singer-songwriter who has worked extensively in promoting the rights of fellow First Nationers.
[Picture of Buffy Saint-Marie]


Sakamoto, Ryuichi
Born 17 January 1952  (Tokyo, Japan)
Founding member of the Japanese electronic music band, Yellow House Orchestra.
[Picture of Ryuichi Sakamoto]


Sako, Louis Raphael I
Born 4 July 1948  (Zakho, Iraq)
Head of the Chaldean Catholic Church.
[Picture of Louis Raphael I Sako]


Saldivar, Yolanda
Born 19 September 1960  (Jimenez, Tamaulipas, Mexico)
Killer of popular Mexican singer Selena.
[Picture of Yolanda Saldivar]


Sallenave, Daniele
Born 28 October 1940  (Angers, France)
French novellist and journo.
[Picture of Daniele Sallenave]


Salling, Mark Mark Salling is no longer with us
Born 17 August 1982  (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Died 30 January 2018  (Sunland, California, USA)

Age at death: 35  (read death notice)
One of the stars of 'Glee'. Arrested for having child pornography in 2015.
[Picture of Mark Salling]


Salmon, Rena
Date and place of birth unknown
Woman who shot dead her husband's lover and released on compassionate grounds in 2016. Born 1960.
[Picture of Rena Salmon]


Samphan, Khieu
Born 27 July 1931  (Svay Rieng, French Indochina (now Cambodia))
Cambodian communist politician, President of the State Presidium of Democratic Kampuchea from 1976 to 1979.
[Picture of Khieu Samphan]


Sampi, Everlyn
Born 6 October 1988  (Derby, Australia)
Star of overhyped 2002 movie "Rabbit-Proof Fence" and not much else.
[Picture of Everlyn Sampi]


Samuelson, Sydney
Born 7 December 1925  (London, UK)
First person to hold the post of British Film Commissioner.
[Picture of Sydney Samuelson]


Sandemo, Margit
Born 23 April 1924  (Lena, Norway)
Norwegian-Swedish historical fantasy author. Died September 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Margit Sandemo]


Sanders, Doug
Born 24 July 1933  (Cedartown, Georgia, USA)
US golfer who famously choked when all set to win the 1970 Open Championship at the Old Course.
[Picture of Doug Sanders]


Sandrich, Jay
Born 24 February 1932  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Televison director, mainly of sitcoms such as 'Soap', 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and 'The Golden Girls'.
[Picture of Jay Sandrich]


Sandusky, Jerry
Born 26 January 1944  (Washington, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former coach of the Penn State University American football team, arrested in 2011 for alleged sexual abuse.
[Picture of Jerry Sandusky]


Sansom, Kenny
Born 26 September 1958  (London, England)
Former Arsenal FC and England international left back.
[Picture of Kenny Sansom]


Sarne, Mike
Born 6 August 1940  (London, England)
Actor and singer with a varied career in television and film as well as the pop charts.
[Picture of Mike Sarne]


Saunders, Ernest
Born 21 October 1935  (place of birth unknown)
Convicted fraudster who was released from prison early because he had Alzheimer's Disease, only to make a full recovery, the only man ever to do so. Hmmm...
[Picture of Ernest Saunders]


Saunders, Ron
Born 6 November 1932  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)
Former manager of Aston Villa, Birmingham City and West Bromwich Albion.
[Picture of Ron Saunders]


Saura, Carlos
Born 4 January 1932  (Huesca, Spain)
Film director.
[Picture of Carlos Saura]


Savage, Conway Conway Savage is no longer with us
Born 27 July 1960  (Victoria, Australia)

Died 2 September 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 58  (read death notice)
Long-time pianist for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
[Picture of Conway Savage]


Savage, Michael
Born 31 March 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Conservative talk radio host, born Michael Weiner. His son is the man behind utterly repulsive energy drink Rockstar.
[Picture of Michael Savage]


Savage, Robbie
Born 18 October 1974  (Wrexham, Wales)
Gobshite footballer turned gobshite TV pundit.
[Picture of Robbie Savage]


Savident, John
Born 21 January 1938  (Guernsey, Channel Islands)
TV actor, played Fred Elliott in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of John Savident]


Sawa, Metropolitan
Born 14 April 1938  (Sniatycze, Poland)
Leader of the Polish Orthodox Church since 1998.
[Picture of Metropolitan Sawa]


Sawyer, Connie Connie Sawyer is no longer with us
Born 27 November 1912  (Oakland, California, USA)

Died 22 January 2018  (Woodland Hills, California, US)

Age at death: 105  (read death notice)
Actress considered the oldest working in the business.
[Picture of Connie Sawyer]


Saxe-Coburg Gotha, Simeon
Born 16 June 1937  (Sofia, Bulgaria)
Former Tsar of Bulgaria before being forced out by referendum, before returning to power as Prime Minister in 2001.
[Picture of Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha]


Sayer, Leo
Born 21 May 1948  (Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England)
Bubble-haired singer-songwriter, best known for his songs, 'You Make Me Feel Like Dancing' and 'When I Need You'.
[Picture of Leo Sayer]


Scales, Prunella
Born 22 June 1932  (Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England)
Actress - played Sybil Fawlty in 'Fawlty Towers' and went on to appear in 'After Henry' and various Tesco adverts. Wife of Timothy West, and frankly the pair of insufferable Bible-bashers deserve each other.
[Picture of Prunella Scales]


Scarfe, Gerald
Born 1 June 1936  (London, England)
Unflinching satircal cartoonist.
[Picture of Gerald Scarfe]


Scargill, Arthur
Born 11 January 1938  (Worsbrough Dale, South Yorkshire, England)
Former miner, Communist, and president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). Fought a bitter battle of wills with Margaret Thatcher during the 1984-85 miners' strike, lost, and then founded his own political party, the Socialist Labour Party.
[Picture of Arthur Scargill]


Schafernaker, Tomasz
Born 8 January 1979  (Gdansk, Poland)
Impish Meteorologist and BBC Weather presenter.
[Picture of Tomasz Schafernaker]


Schally, Andrew
Born 30 November 1926  (Wilno, Poland)
Endocrinologist and co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize for Medicine.
[Picture of Andrew Schally]


Schappell, George
Born 18 September 1961  (Reading, Pennsylvania, USA)
With Lori, one of a pair of cojoined twins.
[Picture of George Schappell]


Schappell, Lori
Born 18 September 1961  (Reading, Pennsylvania, USA)
With George, one of a pair of cojoined twins.
[Picture of Lori Schappell]


Scherzinger, Nicole
Born 29 June 1978  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Former singer with girl band The Pussycat Dolls.
[Picture of Nicole Scherzinger]


Schmidt, Irmin
Born 29 March 1937  (Berlin, Germany)
Keyboardist for krautrock overlords Can, now gainfully employed as a film score composer.
[Picture of Irmin Schmidt]


Schmitt, Harrison
Born 3 June 1935  (Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA)
Former Astronaut, the last to set foot on the moon. Later a US senator for New Mexico.
[Picture of Harrison Schmitt]


Schnabel, Parker
Born in Haines, Alaska, USA  (exact date unknown)
One of the stars of reality show 'Gold Rush'.
[Picture of Parker Schnabel]


Schneider, Florian
Born 7 April 1947  (Ohningen, Germany)
1/4 of Kraftwerk, the chubby one..
[Picture of Florian Schneider]


Schoendienst, Red Red Schoendienst is no longer with us
Born 2 February 1923  (Germantown, Illinois, USA)

Died 6 June 2018  (Town and Country, Missouri, USA)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Hall of Fame baseball star, still working as an assistant coach in his 90s. Has been employed either as a player or coach for an MLB side for a stunning 74 consecutive seasons.
[Picture of Red Schoendienst]


Schopman-Klaver, Mien
Born 26 February 1911  (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Dutch athlete who was a reserve runner for the 1932 Olympics. Died July 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Mien Schopman-Klaver]


Schottenheimer, Marty
Born 23 September 1943  (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA)
The nearly man of NFL coaching, who won 205 games over 21 seasons but never made it to the Super Bowl.
[Picture of Marty Schottenheimer]


Schumacher, Michael
Born 3 January 1969  (Hürth-Hermülheim, Cologne, Germany)
Racing driver who has won the Formula 1 world championship enough times to drain the EU champagne lake dry. Suffered serious head injuries after a skiing accident late in 2013.
[Picture of Michael Schumacher]


Schuster, Rudolf
Born 4 January 1934  (Kosice, Slovakia)
Former President of Slovakia, in charge between 1999 & 2004.
[Picture of Rudolf Schuster]


Schwarzenegger, Arnold
Born 30 July 1947  (Thal, Austria)
Monotonous, monosyllabic, actor and former bodybuilder. "Governator" of California from 2003-2011.
[Picture of Arnold Schwarzenegger]


Schweickart, Rusty
Born 24 October 1935  (Neptune, Jersey, USA)
NASA astronaut and one of the key test pilots for what eventually became Apollo 9.
[Picture of Rusty Schweickart]


Scott, Andy
Born 30 June 1949  (Wrexham, Wales)
Lead guitarist with glam rockers The Sweet who bizarrely appeared in a number of TV adverts for an insurance company in 2010.
[Picture of Andy Scott]


Scott, David
Born 6 June 1932  (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
US Astronaut, the seventh to walk on the Moon, in 1971.
[Picture of David Scott]


Scott, Richard
Born 14 February 1954  (Edinburgh, UK)
10th Duke of Buccleuch, Scotland's largest private landowner.
[Picture of Richard Scott]


Scowcroft, Brent
Born 19 March 1925  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
Two-time US National Security Advisor, under the Ford and Bush Sr administrations. Has a long-time "Mini-Me" association with Henry Kissinger.
[Picture of Brent Scowcroft]


Scullion, Leo
Born 10 April 1958  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Snooker referee, now suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Leo Scullion]


Seagal, Steven
Born 10 April 1952  (Lansing, Michigan, USA)
Actor, best known for action-packed pot boilers such as 'Under Siege'.
[Picture of Steven Seagal]


Searle, John
Born 31 July 1932  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Philosopher, much concerned with how language is processed in the mind. May also be a serial sex pest.
[Picture of John Searle]


Sedaka, Neil
Born 13 March 1939  (Brooklyn, New York City, USA)
Pop singer, songwriter & pianist, composer of 'Is This The Way to Amarillo?'
[Picture of Neil Sedaka]


Sedgman, Frank
Born 29 October 1927  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian tennis player, winner of 5 grand slam titles.
[Picture of Frank Sedgman]


Seeler, Uwe
Born 5 November 1936  (Hamburg, Germany)
Diminutive striker for Hamburger SV and West Germany.
[Picture of Uwe Seeler]


Seger, Bob
Born 6 May 1945  (Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA)
American singer-songwriter and pioneer of "heartland rock", with hits such as 'Night Moves'.
[Picture of Bob Seger]


Segerstam, Leif
Born 2 March 1944  (Vaasa, Ostrobothnia, Finland)
Prolific Finnish composer.
[Picture of Leif Segerstam]


Seghizzi, Cecilia
Born 5 September 1908  (Gorizia, Italy)
Italian composer, painter and teacher.
[Picture of Cecilia Seghizzi]


Seka, (actress)
Born 15 April 1954  (Radford, Virginia, USA)
Porn starlet of the 80s, worked regularly with John Holmes but somehow avoided the Aids.
[Picture of (actress) Seka]


Sellering, Erwin
Born 18 October 1949  (Sprockhovel, Germany)
German politician, stepped down as Minister President of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in 2017 due to health issues.
[Picture of Erwin Sellering]


Sen, Hun
Born 5 August 1952  (Peam Koh Sna, Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia)
Prime Minister of Cambodia since 1985.
[Picture of Hun Sen]


Serle, Chris
Born 13 July 1943  (Bristol, UK)
Droopy-faced former host of "That's Life" and "The Computer Programme".
[Picture of Chris Serle]


Sermanni, Rachel
Born 7 November 1991  (Carrbridge, Scotland)
Scottish folk singer.
[Picture of Rachel Sermanni]


Serrano, Julieta
Born 2 January 1933  (Barcelona, Spain)
Spanish theatre and cinema actress.
[Picture of Julieta Serrano]


Serres, Michel
Born 1 September 1930  (Agen, France)
French philosopher.
[Picture of Michel Serres]


Seselj, Vojislav
Born 11 October 1954  (Sarajevo, Bosnia)
Serbian politician, currently on trial at the Hague for war crimes. Went on hunger strike in 2006, but as he was a lardarse beforehand, this only resulted in him looking trimmer, rather than gaunt.
[Picture of Vojislav Seselj]


Sessions, Jeff
Born 24 December 1946  (Selma, Alabama, USA)
US Attorney General under President Trump.
[Picture of Jeff Sessions]


Severinsen, Carl Hilding "Doc"
Born 7 July 1927  (Arlington, Oregon, USA)
American jazz & pop trumpeter.
[Picture of Carl Hilding


Sfeir, Nasrallah Boutros
Born 15 May 1920  (Rayfoun, Lebanon)
Lebanese cardinal. Patriarch of Antioch and All the East from 1986-2011.
[Picture of Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir]


Shaeri, Khalid bin Mohsin
Date and place of birth unknown
Morbidly obese Saudi man who was airlifted out of his own home in 2013. Born c. 1993.
[Picture of Khalid bin Mohsin Shaeri]


Shalit, Gene
Born 25 May 1926  (New York City, New York, USA)
Colourful film and book critic for NBC's 'The Today Show' since 1973.
[Picture of Gene Shalit]


Shane, Bob
Born 1 February 1934  (Hilo, Hawaii, USA)
Last surviving founder member of US folk band The Kingston Trio.
[Picture of Bob Shane]


Shane, Sara
Born 18 May 1928  (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
Actress and author, also known as Elaine Hollingsworth.
[Picture of Sara Shane]


Shantz, Bobby
Born 26 September 1925  (Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA)
Baseball pitcher who won the World Series in 1958 with the New York Yankees.
[Picture of Bobby Shantz]


Sharif, Kulsoom Nawaz Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif is no longer with us
Born 29 March 1950  (Lahore, Pakistan)

Died 11 September 2018  (London, UK)

Age at death: 68  (read death notice)
Former three-time First Lady of Pakistan. Born 1950.
[Picture of Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif]


Sharp, Leslie
Date and place of birth unknown
Former Chief Constable of Cumbria and then Strathclyde Police. Born 1936.
[Picture of Leslie Sharp]


Sharpe, Rocky
Born 26 November 1952  (place of birth unknown)
Frontman for 1970s 50s throwback act Rocky Sharpe and the Replays, who had three top 40 singles. Now stricken with MS.
[Picture of Rocky Sharpe]


Sharpton, Rev Al
Born 3 October 1954  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Evangelist and civil rights activist, and candidate for the 2004 Democratic US presidential election.
[Picture of Rev Al Sharpton]


Shatner, William
Born 22 March 1931  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Actor who will forever be known as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise, playing the character in the original 'Star Trek' series and reprising the role in seven of the films and various related spin-offs.
[Picture of William Shatner]


Shaw, Julie
Born 5 January 1963  (East Morton, UK)
Cancer mum who claimed prunce juice was keeping her alive. Died January 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Julie Shaw]


Shaw, Michael
Born 9 October 1920  (place of birth unknown)
Former Conservative MP for Scarborough.
[Picture of Michael Shaw]


Shaw, Sandie
Born 26 February 1947  (Dagenham, Essex, England)
Singer who adopted a ludicrous pseudonym, shunned footwear, and had a few hits in the 1960s.
[Picture of Sandie Shaw]


Shearer, Harry
Born 23 December 1943  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actor, best known as Spinal Tap bass player Derek Smalls in 'This is Spinal Tap' and as Ned Flanders and Mr. Burns in 'The Simpsons'.
[Picture of Harry Shearer]


Sheehan, Neil
Born 27 October 1936  (Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)
Pulitzer Prrize-winning journalist.
[Picture of Neil Sheehan]


Sheen, Charlie
Born 3 September 1965  (New York, New York, USA)
Born Carlos Estevez, he was hugely popular in the 1980s, but since then has been embroiled in a string of scandals involving firearms, prostitutes, cocaine and violent behaviour, which has dimmed his shining star somewhat.
[Picture of Charlie Sheen]


Sheen, Martin
Born 3 August 1940  (Dayton, Ohio, USA)
Irish/Hispanic/American actor whose most notable roles have included Captain Willard in the classic film 'Apocalypse Now' and the President in TV series 'The West Wing'.
[Picture of Martin Sheen]


Sheeran, Ed
Born 17 February 1991  (Halifax, UK)
Baby-faced ginger chart devourer.
[Picture of Ed Sheeran]


Shekau, Abubakar
Born in Niger  (exact date unknown)
Leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. Born 1969.
[Picture of Abubakar Shekau]


Shelley, Barbara
Born 15 May 1933  (London, England)
British horror actress.
[Picture of Barbara Shelley]


Shelley, Burke
Born 10 April 1947  (Tiger Bay, Wales)
Bass guitarist with 1970s Welsh rockers Budgie.
[Picture of Burke Shelley]


Shepherd, Richard
Born 6 December 1942  (Aberdeen, Scotland)
Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills since 1979.
[Picture of Richard Shepherd]


Sheridan, Liz
Born 10 April 1929  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actress and former fiancée of the legendary James Dean.
[Picture of Liz Sheridan]


Sherman, Russell
Born in New York City, New York, USA  (exact date unknown)
American classical pianist. Born 1930.
[Picture of Russell Sherman]


Shinoda, Toko
Born 28 March 1913  (Dalian, China)
Japanese artist.
[Picture of Toko Shinoda]


Shirakawa, Hideki
Born 20 August 1936  (Tokyo, Japan)
Co-winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on conductive polymers.
[Picture of Hideki Shirakawa]


Shirley, Steve
Born 16 September 1933  (Dortmund, Germany)
German-born British information technology pioneer and businesswoman.
[Picture of Steve Shirley]


Shore, Mitzi Mitzi Shore is no longer with us
Born 25 July 1930  (Marinette, Wisconsin, USA)

Died 11 April 2018  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Co-founder of the Comedy Store in 1972 which helped launch the careers of the likes of Robin Williams, Chevy Chase and Jim Carrey.
[Picture of Mitzi Shore]


Shore, Pauly
Born 1 February 1968  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Comedian and former MTV host.
[Picture of Pauly Shore]


Shreve, Larry
Born 11 January 1941  (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Former WWE wrestler known as "Abdullah the Butcher".
[Picture of Larry Shreve]


Shu-chen, Wu
Born 11 July 1953  (Madou, Tainan, Taiwan)
Wife of the Taiwanese President, who despite being wheelchair-bound after a tractor ran her over, not once, but twice(!), has hit the headlines for her role in insider trading & now faces embezzlement & perjury charges.
[Picture of Wu Shu-chen]


Shui-Bian, Chen
Born 12 October 1950  (Guantian, Taiwan)
President of the Republic of China (AKA Taiwan) from 2000-2008.
[Picture of Chen Shui-Bian]


Shula, Don
Born 4 January 1930  (Grand River, Ohio, USA)
NFL coaching legend, winner of two Superbowls with the Miami Dolphins.
[Picture of Don Shula]


Shultz, George P.
Born 13 December 1920  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former US Secretary of State between 1982-1989.
[Picture of George P. Shultz]


Shutts, David David Shutts is no longer with us
Born 11 May 1965  (place of birth unknown)

Died 24 May 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 53  (read death notice)
Former marine engineer officer for the Royal Navy, battling stage 4 renal cancer.
[Picture of David Shutts]


Shwe, Than
Born 2 February 1933  (Kyaykse, Mandalay, Myanmar)
Reclusive & controversial Head of State of Burma. Allegedly very ill, but as with many things with Shwe, it's all rumours so far.
[Picture of Than Shwe]


Silla, Felix
Born 11 January 1937  (Rome, Italy)
Actor - played Cousin Itt in 'The Addams Family'.
[Picture of Felix Silla]


Silva, Henry
Born 15 September 1928  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor who has appeared in numerous American and European films, such as 'The Manchurian Candidate' and the original 'Ocean's 11', as well as futuristic TV series 'Buck Rogers in the 25th Century'.
[Picture of Henry Silva]


Silveria, David
Born 21 September 1972  (San Leandro, California, USA)
Drummer with rock band Korn from 1993-2006.
[Picture of David Silveria]


Simm, Sue
Date and place of birth unknown
Former Chief Constable of Northumbria Police.
[Picture of Sue Simm]


Simmons, Richard
Born 12 July 1948  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Annoying physical fitness expert, often on TV.
[Picture of Richard Simmons]


Simmons, Russell
Born 4 October 1957  (Queens, New York, USA)
Multi-millionaire rap, clothing and TV mogul. Doesn't take well to the word "no", allegedly.
[Picture of Russell Simmons]


Simon, Abbey
Born 8 January 1922  (New York City, New York, USA)
American classical pianist.
[Picture of Abbey Simon]


Simon, Neil Neil Simon is no longer with us
Born 4 July 1927  (The Bronx, New York, USA)

Died 26 August 2018  (Manhattan, New York, USA)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Playwright & screenwriter, creator of 'The Odd Couple' amongst others.
[Picture of Neil Simon]


Simon, Paul
Born 13 October 1941  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Successful singer-songwriter who first found fame in the 1960s with singing partner Art Garfunkel before continuing with a solo career of similar distinction.
[Picture of Paul Simon]


Simonot, Renee
Born 10 September 1911  (Le Havre, France)
French actress.
[Picture of Renee Simonot]


Simpson, O. J.
Born 9 July 1947  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Murderer. Sorry, we mean bad actor & very good American footballer who had, shall we say, a "spot of bother" with the law in the 1990s. Another "spot of bother" saw him jailed in 2008 - this time being violent robbery, amongst other things!
[Picture of O. J. Simpson]


Sims, Nigel Nigel Sims is no longer with us
Born 9 August 1931  (Coton-In-The-Elms, UK)

Died 6 January 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Aston Villa's goalkeeper for their 1957 FA Cup triumph.
[Picture of Nigel Sims]


Sinclair, Angus
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Scottish serial killer. Sentenced in 2014 to life in prison for the World's End Murders in 1977.
[Picture of Angus Sinclair]


Sinclair, Clive
Born 30 July 1940  (Richmond, London, England)
Businessman & entrepreneur, the man behind the ZX81 & Spectrum computers and much more infamously, the C5 electronic bike/buggy/car, which, quite frankly, was an unmitigated disaster.
[Picture of Clive Sinclair]


Singer, Bryan
Born 17 September 1965  (New York City, New York, USA)
Director behind The Usual Suspects, the X-Men franchise and much more. For some reason, when Hollywood was swarming with sexual harassment allegations, he decided to step down from all current projects. Funny that.
[Picture of Bryan Singer]


Singh, Fauja
Born 1 April 1911  (Beas Pind, India)
Possibily the oldest man ever to compete in a marathon. Retired from competitive running in 2013 at the age of 102!
[Picture of Fauja Singh]


Singh, Lilly
Born 26 September 1988  (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada)
YouTuber, named most influential entertainer for teens by Forbes Magazine in 2017.
[Picture of Lilly Singh]


Singh, Simon
Born 19 September 1964  (Wellington, Somerset, England)
Author of popular science books 'Fermat's Last Theorem' and 'Big Bang'.
[Picture of Simon Singh]


Singleton, Valerie
Born 9 April 1937  (Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England)
TV presenter, best known as part of the immortal 1960s line up on 'Blue Peter' with John Noakes and Peter Purves. Also presented 'The Money Programme'.
[Picture of Valerie Singleton]


Sioux, Siouxsie
Born 27 May 1957  (London, UK)
Goth rock queen who gets very annoyed if you ask her about the swastika she wore in the 70s.
[Picture of Siouxsie Sioux]


Siphandon, Khamtai
Born 8 February 1924  (place of birth unknown)
President of Laos from 1998-2006.
[Picture of Khamtai Siphandon]


Sirhan, Sirhan
Born 19 March 1944  (Jerusalem, Israel)
Assassin of Robert Kennedy, currently serving life imprisonment in a Californian jail.
[Picture of Sirhan Sirhan]


Sirikit, Queen
Born 12 August 1932  (Bangkok, Thailand)
Queen consort of Thailand.
[Picture of Queen Sirikit]


Skerritt, Tom
Born 25 August 1933  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Actor whom many might recognise as Captain Dallas in the original 'Alien' film from 1979.
[Picture of Tom Skerritt]


Skinner, Dennis
Born 11 February 1932  (Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England)
Labour MP, the self-styled "Beast of Bolsover". Firebrand maverick of Parliament, one of the few MPs to actually speak his mind, no matter how much trouble it gets him in.
[Picture of Dennis Skinner]


Skinner, Frank
Born 27 January 1957  (West Bromwich, England)
Teacher-turned-comedian who along with fellow comedian David Baddiel and the Lightning Seeds had a number one hit single in 1996, with 'Three Lions'. Jules Rimet is still gleaming as of 2011...
[Picture of Frank Skinner]


Skoglund, Erik
Born 24 May 1991  (Vardinge, Sweden)
Boxer who lost his undefeated record to Callum Smith in late 2017.
[Picture of Erik Skoglund]


Skou, Jens C. Jens C. Skou is no longer with us
Born 8 October 1918  (Lemvig, Denmark)

Died 28 May 2018  (Aarhus, Denmark)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Danish chemist and co-winnrer of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1997.
[Picture of Jens C. Skou]


Slater, Bill Bill Slater is no longer with us
Born 29 April 1927  (Clitheroe, Lancashire, England)

Died 18 December 2018  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Former Wolverhampton and England footballer.
[Picture of Bill Slater]


Sleep, Wayne
Born 17 July 1948  (Plymouth, Devon, England)
Acclaimed ballet and classic dancer, occasional actor.
[Picture of Wayne Sleep]


Slenczynska, Ruth
Born 15 January 1925  (Sacramento, California, USA)
American pianist.
[Picture of Ruth Slenczynska]


Slick, Grace
Born 30 October 1939  (Evanston, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer, of Jefferson Airplane, Starship and alcoholism fame.
[Picture of Grace Slick]


Smash, Chas
Born 14 January 1959  (London, UK)
Trumpeter for nutty-dancing ska irritants Madness.
[Picture of Chas Smash]


Smethurst, Jack
Born 9 April 1932  (Collyhurst, Manchester, England)
Actor, mainly in comedies - perhaps best known as a racist in 'Love Thy Neighbour' in the 1970s.
[Picture of Jack Smethurst]


Smith, Alan
Born 25 October 1936  (Birmingham, UK)
Not one of the myriad footballers with this name, but rather a former England international cricketer who also captained Warwickshire.
[Picture of Alan Smith]


Smith, Alf
Born 29 March 1908  (Invergowrie, UK)
Joint-oldest man in the UK as of the start of 2018.
[Picture of Alf Smith]


Smith, Anthony
Date and place of birth unknown
Grandfather who celebrated Christmas early in 2017 due to a battle with pancreatic cancer. Born c.1963.
[Picture of Anthony Smith]


Smith, Don
Born 14 June 1923  (Broadwater, UK)
Oldest living English test cricketer as of the start of 2018. An all-rounder who later became Sri Lanka's national coach.
[Picture of Don Smith]


Smith, Ian
Born 19 June 1938  (Melbourne, Australia)
Harold Bishop of Neighbours fame.
[Picture of Ian Smith]


Smith, Maggie
Born 28 December 1934  (Ilford, Essex, England)
Actress who started out on stage with the likes of Laurence Olivier, before making the transition to the big screen and appearing in 'Death On The Nile' and 'A Room With A View', and more recently in 'Downton Abbey'.
[Picture of Maggie Smith]


Smith, Mark E. Mark E. Smith is no longer with us
Born 5 March 1957  (Broughton, Lancashire, England)

Died 24 January 2018  (Manchester, England)

Age at death: 60  (read death notice)
Lead singer of punk band, The Fall, who has made a number of bizarre & controversial appearances in the media since.
[Picture of Mark E. Smith]


Smith, Patti
Born 30 December 1946  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer-songwriter and poet and one of the first successes of the New York punk scene of the 1970s.
[Picture of Patti Smith]


Smith, Putter
Born 19 January 1941  (California, USA)
Jazz bassist and former actor. Played homosexual hitman Mr. Kidd in the 1971 Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever'.
[Picture of Putter Smith]


Smith, Ron
Date and place of birth unknown
Comic book artist who created Judge Dredd for 2000AD. Born 1924.
[Picture of Ron Smith]


Smith, Sophie
Date and place of birth unknown
Student who went missing on Boxing Day 2017. Born c.1996.
[Picture of Sophie Smith]


Smith, Tommy
Born 5 April 1945  (Liverpool, England)
Former Liverpool footballer, nicknamed "The Anfield Iron".
[Picture of Tommy Smith]


Smith, Viola
Born 29 November 1912  (Mount Calvary, Wisconsin, USA)
Professional drummer specialising in swing. Still swinging the sticks at 104!
[Picture of Viola Smith]


Smith, Walter
Born 24 February 1948  (Larnark, Scotland)
Former manager of Everton FC and Rangers FC.
[Picture of Walter Smith]


Smith, Wilbur
Born 9 January 1933  (Kabwe, Zambia)
Very successful author, whose works have a strong African theme.
[Picture of Wilbur Smith]


Smothers, Dick
Born 20 November 1939  (New York City, New York, USA)
One-half of 1960s counter-culture musical comedy act The Smothers Brothers. His son is a porn star who performs under the name Dick Smothers Jr. Nominative determinism, beautiful thing.
[Picture of Dick Smothers]


Smothers, Tom
Born 2 February 1937  (New York City, New York, USA)
One-half of 1960s counter-culture musical comedy act The Smothers Brothers. The more politically minded of the pair, he was once knocked out by Bill Cosby during a fight at the Playboy Mansion. Not the only person Cosby made unconscious etc etc etc.
[Picture of Tom Smothers]


Snailham, Amber
Born 18 December 1998  (place of birth unknown)
Teenager with teminal cancer who married her "childhood sweetheart".
[Picture of Amber Snailham]


Sneed, Floyd
Born 22 November 1942  (Calgary, Canada)
Drummer for Three Dog Night.
[Picture of Floyd Sneed]


Snoad, Harold
Born 28 August 1935  (Hendon, Middlesex, England)
TV producer and director, most notably of 'Keeping Up Appearances'.
[Picture of Harold Snoad]


Snowden, Edward
Born 21 June 1983  (Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA)
Former computer speicialist with the CIA and National Security Agency who leaked details of an extensive network of electronic mail and internet snooping by authorities in 2013. Now resident in Russia.
[Picture of Edward Snowden]


Snyder, Gary
Born 8 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Poet. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for 'Turtle Island' in 1975.
[Picture of Gary Snyder]


Soames, Nicholas
Born 12 February 1948  (Croydon, England)
British Member of Parliament for Crawley from 1983 to 1997. Grandson of Winston Churchill.
[Picture of Nicholas Soames]


Sobral, Salvador
Born 28 December 1989  (Lisbon, Portugal)
Portuguese singer who won the 2017 Eurovision with the overblown waste-of-space "Amar Pelos Dois".
[Picture of Salvador Sobral]


Sodano, Angelo
Born 23 November 1927  (Isola d'Asti, Italy)
Cardinal, has served as Dean of the College of Cardinals since 2005.
[Picture of Angelo Sodano]


SoKo, (musician)
Born 26 October 1935  (Bordeaux, France)
French indie-pop singer-songwriter, born Stéphanie Sokolinski.
[Picture of (musician) SoKo]


Sokolov, Grigory
Born 18 April 1950  (St Petersburg, Russia)
Russian concert pianist.
[Picture of Grigory Sokolov]


Sokomanu, Ati George
Born 13 January 1937  (Shefa, Vanuatu)
The first president of Vanuatu.
[Picture of Ati George Sokomanu]


Soles, Paul
Born 11 August 1930  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian actor, original voice of Spider-Man.
[Picture of Paul Soles]


Solomon, Russ Russ Solomon is no longer with us
Born in Sacramento, California, USA  (exact date unknown)

Died 4 March 2018  (Sacramento, California, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Founder of now-defunct music store chain Tower Records. Born 1925.
[Picture of Russ Solomon]


Solow, Robert
Born 23 August 1924  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Nobel Prize-winning economist.
[Picture of Robert Solow]


Somare, Michael
Born 9 April 1936  (Rabaul, Papua New Guinea)
Prime Minister of Papa New Guinea on three occasions.
[Picture of Michael Somare]


Sondheim, Stephen
Born 22 March 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
Award-winning and hugely successful composer and lyricist.
[Picture of Stephen Sondheim]


Sonja of Norway, Queen
Born 4 July 1937  (Oslo, Norway)
Wife of King Harald V.
[Picture of Queen Sonja of Norway]


Soo Soo, Papillon
Born in London, England  (exact date unknown)
Model and actress infamous for her "love you long time" cameo in Stanley Kubrick's 'Full Metal Jacket'. Born 1960.
[Picture of Papillon Soo Soo]


Soong, Lucille
Born 15 August 1938  (Beijing, China)
Chinese character actress working steadily for 60 years, from Coronation Street to Desperate Housewives.
[Picture of Lucille Soong]


Soros, George
Born 12 August 1930  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian-American financier, currency speculator and philanthropist.
[Picture of George Soros]


Soyinka, Wole
Born 13 July 1934  (Abeokuta, Nigeria)
Nigerian author, the first African to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1986.
[Picture of Wole Soyinka]


Spacey, Kevin
Born 26 July 1959  (South Orange, New Jersey, USA)
American award-winning actor, and now director, and also stage show producer in the UK.
[Picture of Kevin Spacey]


Spargo, Lynda
Date and place of birth unknown
Teacher who was diagnosed with breast cancer while in a coma.
[Picture of Lynda Spargo]


Spassky, Boris
Born 30 January 1937  (Leningrad (now St. Petersburg again), Russia)
Russian chess legend, a former world champion.
[Picture of Boris Spassky]


Speakman, William William Speakman is no longer with us
Born 21 September 1927  (Altrincham, Cheshire, England)

Died 20 June 2018  (London, UK)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
One of the few living recipients of the Victoria Cross, which he won for bravery in the Korean War.
[Picture of William Speakman]


Spector, Phil
Born 26 December 1940  (The Bronx, New York, USA)
Highly influential record producer who invented the "Wall of Sound" production technique in the 1960s and produced the Beatles and the Ramones amongst others. Jailed for murder in 2009.
[Picture of Phil Spector]


Spector, Ronnie
Born 10 August 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
Lead singer of The Ronnettes.
[Picture of Ronnie Spector]


Spelvin, Georgina
Born 1 March 1936  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Pornographic actress, star of the 1973 crossover hit "The Devil In Miss Jones".
[Picture of Georgina Spelvin]


Spencer, Charles
Born 20 May 1964  (London, UK)
Younger brother of Princess Diana, cut a mic-drop promo at her funeral. Angers locals in Northampton by insisting that "Althorp" is pronounced "Al-trop".
[Picture of Charles Spencer]


Spencer, Jamie
Born 8 June 1980  (County Tipperary, Ireland)
Flat jockey, two-time UK champion jockey and the youngest rider to win a classic.
[Picture of Jamie Spencer]


Spencer, Jeremy
Born 4 July 1948  (Hartlepool, UK)
Founder member of Fleetwood Mac, who left the group suddenly in 1971 to join a religious cult.
[Picture of Jeremy Spencer]


Spencer, June
Born in Nottingham, England  (exact date unknown)
Actress who has played Peggy Archer in 'The Archer's' BBC radio series since it's very beginning in 1951.
[Picture of June Spencer]


Spencer, Richard
Born 11 May 1978  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
White supremacist who gets punched in the face a lot.
[Picture of Richard Spencer]


Spiner, Brent
Born 2 February 1949  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Actor best/only known as the android Lieutenant Commander Data in "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
[Picture of Brent Spiner]


Spinney, Caroll
Born 26 December 1933  (Waltham, Massachusetts, USA)
Puppeteer, best known as the characters Big Bird and Oscar in 'Sesame Street'.
[Picture of Caroll Spinney]


Spiridonov, Valery
Date and place of birth unknown
Russian man set to be the first get a head transplant. Somehow I get the feeling that it's going to go well. Born 1984.
[Picture of Valery Spiridonov]


Spiridonova, Daria
Born 8 July 1998  (Novocheboksarsk, Russia)
Artistic gymnast, won silver in the 2016 Olympics.
[Picture of Daria Spiridonova]


Spitz, Mark
Born 10 February 1950  (Modesto, California, USA)
One of the US's greatest ever Olympians, who won seven golds at the 1972 games.
[Picture of Mark Spitz]


Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty
Born 24 February 1942  (Ballygunge, Kolkata, India)
Indian literary theorist.
[Picture of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak]


Springsteen, Bruce
Born 23 September 1949  (Long Branch, New Jersey, USA)
Popular US singer & songwriter.
[Picture of Bruce Springsteen]


St. Clement, Pam
Born 12 May 1942  (Harrow on the Hill, England)
Actress known for her 25 year stint as "Fat Pat" Butcher in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Pam St. Clement]


St. John, Ian
Born 7 June 1938  (Motherwell, Scotland)
Scottish footballer. Played for Scotland from 1959 to 1965, and later became a manager and pundit. Ach, you kill me, Greavsie!
[Picture of Ian St. John]


St. John, Jill
Born 19 August 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, remembered for her role as Tiffany Case in the Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever'.
[Picture of Jill St. John]


Stafford, Thomas P.
Born 17 September 1930  (Weatherford, Oklahoma, USA)
Nasa astronaut, commander of Apollo 10.
[Picture of Thomas P. Stafford]


Stahl, Nick
Born 5 December 1979  (Harlingen, Texas, USA)
Actor who played John Connor in 'Terminator 3'.
[Picture of Nick Stahl]


Stalker, John
Born 17 April 1939  (Manchester, England)
Former Deputy Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, newspaper columnist & garage door endorser.
[Picture of John Stalker]


Staller, Ilona
Born 26 November 1951  (Budapest, Hungary)
Porn star and Italian politician. Famously made a video prior to the 1990 World Cup in which she attempted to help Italy's prospects by fucking "Maradona" (played by Ron Jeremy).
[Picture of Ilona Staller]


Stallone, Jackie
Born 29 November 1921  (Washington, DC, USA)
Bonkers mother of Sylvester Stallone who claims that she's a psychic, believes that dogs can predict the future, and tells fibs about her age (she was born in 1921, but she says 1934, which would have made her 12 when Sly was born).
[Picture of Jackie Stallone]


Stallone, Sylvester
Born 6 July 1946  (New York, New York, USA)
Actor, star of 'Rocky' & 'Rambo', also a useless goalkeeper in 'Escape to Victory'.
[Picture of Sylvester Stallone]


Stamp, Terence
Born 22 July 1939  (Stepney, London, England)
Actor, once an "Angry Young Man" of British cinema, now one of its respected elder statesmen. After his relationship to Jean Shrimpton dissolved, Stamp moved to India and became a Hindu hermit for some years, before returning to acting.
[Picture of Terence Stamp]


Standing, John
Born 16 August 1934  (London, England)
Actor and 4th Baronet.
[Picture of John Standing]


Starr, Bart
Born 9 January 1934  (Montgomery, Alabama, USA)
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback.
[Picture of Bart Starr]


Starr, Freddie
Born 9 January 1943  (Huyton, Liverpool, England)
Singer, "comedian" and "impressionist" according to his PR blurb. All most people will remember him for is his hamster-eating antics, which he still denies.
[Picture of Freddie Starr]


Starr, Ken
Born 21 July 1946  (Vernon, Texas, USA)
US solicitor general, famous as the man who led the investigation into whether Bill Clinton had lied to the public about his sexual escapades.
[Picture of Ken Starr]


Starr, Ringo
Born 7 July 1940  (Liverpool, England)
The Beatles' drummer and Thomas The Tank Engine's narrator. Real name Richard Starkey.
[Picture of Ringo Starr]


Steel, David
Born 31 March 1938  (Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland)
The "boy" David became leader of the Liberal Party in 1976 at the age of just 38. Formed a doomed alliance with the SDP (ask your father) in 1981 and was briefly leader of the merged Liberal Democrats before making way for Paddy Ashdown.
[Picture of David Steel]


Steele, Barbara
Born 29 December 1937  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)
Actress specialising in horror films.
[Picture of Barbara Steele]


Steele, Tommy
Born 17 December 1936  (Bermondsey, London, England)
British entertainer, born Thomas Hicks. He enjoyed massive success with a singing career in the 1950s, before moving into acting in the 1960s.
[Picture of Tommy Steele]


Stefansson, Stefan Karl Stefan Karl Stefansson is no longer with us
Born 10 July 1975  (Hafnarfjor?ur, Iceland)

Died 21 August 2018  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 34  (read death notice)
Icelandic actor, best known as the villain Robbie Rotten in 'Lazytown'.
[Picture of Stefan Karl Stefansson]


Stein, Rick
Born 4 January 1947  (Oxfordshire, England)
Celebrity chef, a specialist in fish cookery & has written books & presented TV shows on the subject.
[Picture of Rick Stein]


Steinberg, David
Born 9 August 1942  (Winnipeg, Canada)
Comedy star of the 60s and 70s, second only to Bob Hope in Tonight Show appearances. Moved behind the camera in the 80s and went on to direct both "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm".
[Picture of David Steinberg]


Steinberger, Jack
Born 25 May 1921  (Bad Kissingen, Bavaria, Germany)
German-American Nobel prize-winning phycisist.
[Picture of Jack Steinberger]


Steinmeier, Ursula
Date and place of birth unknown
Mother of German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Born 1929.
[Picture of Ursula Steinmeier]


Stella, Lennon
Born 13 August 1999  (Oshawa, Canada)
One-half of Canadian country pop duo Lennon & Maisy, who also appeared in the CMT drama "Nashville".
[Picture of Lennon Stella]


Sternhagen, Frances
Born 13 January 1930  (Washington DC, USA)
Actress, a long time stalwart of Broadway & other theatres.
[Picture of Frances Sternhagen]


Stevens, Chuck
Born 10 July 1918  (Van Houten, New Mexico, USA)
Oldest living former Major League Baseball player as of the start of 2018. Died May 2018 but no obit.
[Picture of Chuck Stevens]


Stevens, John
Born 21 October 1942  (Kent, England)
Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 2000 to 2004.
[Picture of John Stevens]


Stevens, John Paul
Born 20 April 1920  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
The oldest and longest-serving member of the Supreme Court of the United States.
[Picture of John Paul Stevens]


Stevens, Kirk
Born 17 August 1958  (Ontario, Canada)
Snooker player, whose career never recovered after he admitted he took cocaine.
[Picture of Kirk Stevens]


Stevens, Shakin'
Born 4 March 1948  (Ely, Cardiff, Wales)
Welsh Elvis lookalike who had a string of hits in the 1980s with 'This Ole House', 'Green Door', 'Oh Julie' and others. Well respected for once attacking Richard Madeley on live TV.
[Picture of Shakin' Stevens]


Stevens, Stella
Born 1 October 1938  (Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA)
Former Playboy model, turned actress & film producer.
[Picture of Stella Stevens]


Stewart, Helen
Date and place of birth unknown
Wife of Formula 1 racing legend Jackie Stewart.
[Picture of Helen Stewart]


Stewart, Jackie
Born 11 June 1939  (Milton, West Dumbartonshire, Scotland)
Scottish racing driver, three time F1 World Champion & later a team owner in the sport.
[Picture of Jackie Stewart]


Stewart, Martha
Born 3 August 1941  (Nutley, New Jersey, USA)
Broadcaster, author, businesswoman & homemaking advocate who was found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction of an agency proceeding, and making false statements to federal investigators, serving 5 months in prison.
[Picture of Martha Stewart]


Stewart, Patrick
Born 13 July 1940  (Mirfield, Yorkshire, England)
Distinguished actor, famed for his roles as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' and Professor X in the 'X-Men' film series.
[Picture of Patrick Stewart]


Stewart, Peggy
Born 5 June 1923  (West Palm Beach, Florida, USA)
Actress whose film career started way back in 1937 and is still going strong.
[Picture of Peggy Stewart]


Stewart, Rod
Born 10 January 1945  (Highgate, London, England)
Past-his-prime rock star. Best-known hits include 'Maggie May', 'You Wear It Well' and the mildly sickening 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?'. Far superior, though, is the classic 'Stay With Me', which he co-wrote and recorded while a member of the Faces.
[Picture of Rod Stewart]


Stiles, Nobby
Born 18 May 1942  (Collyhurst, Greater Manchester, England)
Tenacious midfielder for England and Manchester United, part of the legendary 1966 World Cup winning side.
[Picture of Nobby Stiles]


Stiller, Jerry
Born 8 July 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)
Comedian & actor, father of Ben & perhaps best known for his role in 'Seinfeld'.
[Picture of Jerry Stiller]


Sting, (singer)
Born 2 October 1951  (Wallsend, nr. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Former leader singer of The Police, now a very successful (and slightly weird) solo singer.
[Picture of (singer) Sting]


Stirling, Angus
Born 10 December 1933  (place of birth unknown)
Former Director General of the National Trust.
[Picture of Angus Stirling]


Stockwell, Dean
Born 5 March 1936  (Hollywood, California, USA)
In films as a boy, well known for his role in 'Kim'. More recently, he shot to fame towards a new audience and thus huge cult popularity as Al in 'Quantum Leap'.
[Picture of Dean Stockwell]


Stokes, Pete Pete Stokes is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 5 February 2018  (Bunbury, Australia)

Age at death: 45  (read death notice)
Boxing trainer and promoter.
[Picture of Pete Stokes]


Stoller, Mike
Born 13 March 1933  (Long Island, New York, USA)
Songwriter of many a hit single with the late Jerry Lieber.
[Picture of Mike Stoller]


Stolpe, Manfred
Born 13 May 1936  (Szczecin, Poland)
German Politician, Ministerpresident of Bradenburg from 1990 to 2002.
[Picture of Manfred Stolpe]


Stone, Sly
Born 15 March 1943  (Denton, Texas, USA)
American musician - the main vocalist for soul/funk group Sly & The Family Stone.
[Picture of Sly Stone]


Stopes-Roe, Mary
Date and place of birth unknown
Only surviving child of Barnes Wallis, daughter-in-law of Marie Stopes and a writer and academic in her own right.
[Picture of Mary Stopes-Roe]


Storaro, Vittorio
Born 24 June 1940  (Rome, Italy)
Italian cinematographer, known for his work with film directors Bernardo Bertolucci and Francis Ford Coppola.
[Picture of Vittorio Storaro]


Storch, Larry
Born 8 January 1923  (New York City, New York, USA)
Experienced character actor in numerous films over the years.
[Picture of Larry Storch]


Stordalen, Gunhild
Born 15 January 1979  (Haugesund, Norway)
Norwegian physician, environmental advocate and public debater.
[Picture of Gunhild Stordalen]


Storm, Tempest
Born 29 February 1928  (Eastman, Georgia, USA)
Actress, stripper & burlesque performer.
[Picture of Tempest Storm]


Storm, Toni
Born 19 October 1995  (Auckland, New Zealand)
Much-tipped female pro-wrestler, clearly destined for the WWE main roster within five years.
[Picture of Toni Storm]


Stossel, John
Born 6 March 1947  (Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA)
US TV libertarian pundit.
[Picture of John Stossel]


Stottlemyre Sr, Mel
Born 13 November 1941  (Hazelton, Missouri, USA)
Some old baseball player and father of another baseball player of the same name, apparently. Very unlikely to get a UK obit.
[Picture of Mel Stottlemyre Sr]


Stove, Betty
Born 24 June 1945  (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Tennis player, lost Wimbledon's Singles Final in 1977 to Virginia Wade but made up for it by winning 10 Grand Slam titles in Doubles Finals.
[Picture of Betty Stove]


Strachan, Crispian
Date and place of birth unknown
Chief Constable of Northumbria Police from 1998 to 2005. Born 1949.
[Picture of Crispian Strachan]


Straczynski, J. Michael
Born 17 July 1954  (Paterson, New Jersey, USA)
TV writer and producer, most famously behind 90s sci-fi contender "Babylon 5".
[Picture of J. Michael Straczynski]


Stratus, Trish
Born 18 December 1975  (Flemingdon Park, Toronto, USA)
Wrestler and model.
[Picture of Trish Stratus]


Strauss-Kahn, Dominique
Born 25 April 1949  (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France)
Head of the International Monetary Fund from 2007-2011. Resigned after he was charged with sexually assaulting a chamber maid at a hotel. The charges were later dropped.
[Picture of Dominique Strauss-Kahn]


Street, Adrian
Born 5 December 1940  (Brynmawr, Wales)
Flamboyant Welsh professional wrestler.
[Picture of Adrian Street]


Strong, Mark
Born 5 August 1963  (London, UK)
British actor who gets hired when you can't afford Jason Statham.
[Picture of Mark Strong]


Stroud, Don
Born 1 September 1943  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Actor and surfer.
[Picture of Don Stroud]


Struycken, Carel
Born 30 July 1948  (The Hague, Netherlands)
Character actor, and as he stands at 7 foot tall, is rather typecast in tall-person roles! Best known as Lurch in the Addams Family films.
[Picture of Carel Struycken]


Stubbs, Una
Born 1 May 1937  (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England)
Actress best known as Rita in 'Til Death Us Do Part' and recently as Mrs Hudson in 'Sherlock' and as the subject of one of the most infamous urban legends there is…
[Picture of Una Stubbs]


Suarez Miramontes, Luis
Born 2 May 1935  (A Coruna, Galicia, Spain)
Former Barcelona, Internazionale and Spain international footballer. European footballer of the year in 1960.
[Picture of Luis Suarez Miramontes]


Suchet, David
Born 2 May 1946  (London, England)
Actor brother of newscaster John Suchet. Star of 'Poirot'
[Picture of David Suchet]


Sugar, Alan
Born 24 March 1947  (Hackney, London, England)
Businessman, boss of Amstrad and former chairman of Tottenham Hotspur. Now well known for his role in the UK version of the TV show 'The Apprentice', with his catchphrase, "You're fired". Was 'Suralan', now in the House of Lords.
[Picture of Alan Sugar]


Suggs, (singer)
Born 13 January 1961  (Hastings, Sussex, England)
Lead singer with enduring pop legends Madness. Born Graham McPherson.
[Picture of (singer) Suggs]


Sutcliffe, Irene
Born 12 July 1930  (Burnley, Lancashire, England)
Maggie Clegg of 'Coronation Street' fame.
[Picture of Irene Sutcliffe]


Sutcliffe, Peter
Born 2 June 1946  (Bingley, West Yorkshire, England)
The notorious Yorkshire Ripper, imprisoned for life in 1981 for murdering 13 women and leaving 7 others for dead over the previous 6 years.
[Picture of Peter Sutcliffe]


Sutherland, Donald
Born 17 July 1935  (Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
Canadian actor, often in kooky, offbeat roles. Father of '24' actor, Keifer.
[Picture of Donald Sutherland]


Sutherland, Fred
Date and place of birth unknown
Last-surviving Canadian member of the famous Dambusters raid during World War II. Born 1923.
[Picture of Fred Sutherland]


Sutton, Dudley Dudley Sutton is no longer with us
Born 6 April 1933  (Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England)

Died 15 September 2018  (London, UK)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Long-time actor on British TV & films, best known as "Tinker" in 'Lovejoy'.
[Picture of Dudley Sutton]


Suzuki, Akira
Born 12 September 1930  (Mukawa, Japan)
Nobel Prize-winning Japanese chemist.
[Picture of Akira Suzuki]


Svankmajer, Jan
Born 4 September 1934  (Prague, Czech Republic)
Czech filmmaker and artist.
[Picture of Jan Svankmajer]


Swamiji, Shivakumara
Born 1 April 1907  (Veerapura, Magadi Taluk Karnataka, India)
Indian educationalist.
[Picture of Shivakumara Swamiji]


Swartzwelder, John
Born 8 February 1949  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Reclusive author of the majority of episodes of 'The Simpsons' until it's 15th season. Now a novelist.
[Picture of John Swartzwelder]


Swede, Puma
Born 13 September 1976  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish pornographic actress. Born Johanna Jussinniemi.
[Picture of Puma Swede]


Sweeney, Jim
Born 7 May 1955  (Bournemouth, Dorset, England)
Comedian and actor, known for his double act with Steve Steen and as part of the improvisation team The Comedy Store Players. Now suffers from multiple sclerosis.
[Picture of Jim Sweeney]


Swift, Clive
Born 9 February 1936  (Liverpool, England)
Character actor best known as the brow-beaten husband of Hyacinth Bucket in 'Keeping Up Appearances'.
[Picture of Clive Swift]


Swinton of Kimmerghame, John John Swinton of Kimmerghame is no longer with us
Born 21 April 1925  (Duns, UK)

Died 4 October 2018  (Duns, UK)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Retired senior British Army officer and father of actress Tilda Swinton.
[Picture of John Swinton of Kimmerghame]


Swire, Hugo
Born 30 November 1959  (London, England)
Conservative MP for East Devon since 2001.
[Picture of Hugo Swire]


Swit, Loretta
Born 4 November 1937  (Passaic, New Jersey, USA)
Actress, mainly on television - best remembered for her role in 'M*A*S*H' as "Hot Lips" Houlihan.
[Picture of Loretta Swit]


Sykes, Stephen
Date and place of birth unknown
Musician with Hodgkins Lymphoma who conducted at the Glastonbury Festival while undergoing chemo.
[Picture of Stephen Sykes]


Sytch, Tammy Lynn
Born 7 December 1972  (Matawan, New Jersey, USA)
Female wrestling manager and occasional wrestler.
[Picture of Tammy Lynn Sytch]


Szeles, John
Born 9 September 1958  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Stand-up comedian and magician. AKA The Amazing Jonathan.
[Picture of John Szeles]


Szonyi, Erzsebet
Born 25 April 1924  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian composer.
[Picture of Erzsebet Szonyi]

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