Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2018: Z


Zadora, Pia
Born 4 May 1954  (Hoboken, New Jersey, USA)
Child star actress, who later went into modelling and singing.
[Picture of Pia Zadora]


Zafke, Hubert
Born in Walcz, Poland  (exact date unknown)
SS member who worked as a medic at Auschwitz. Had 3641 counts of being an accessory to genocide thrown out of court in 2017 due to his advanced dementia.
[Picture of Hubert Zafke]


Zapf-von Hesse, Gudrun
Born 2 January 1918  (Schwerinm, Germany)
Typographer, one of the first women to break the glass ceiling of font development. Her most famous product is the serif typeface Diotima.
[Picture of Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse]


Zarin, Bobby Bobby Zarin is no longer with us
Born 29 March 1946  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 13 January 2018  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
Husband of 'Real Housewives of New York City' reality star Jill Zarin. The Monty Brinson of 2017?
[Picture of Bobby Zarin]


Zeffirelli, Franco
Born 12 February 1923  (Florence, Tuscany, Italy)
Italian film director, famous for the films 'Jesus of Nazareth' & 'Tea with Mussolini'. Awarded an honorary British knighthood in 1999. Born Gianfranco Corsi.
[Picture of Franco Zeffirelli]


Zemin, Jiang
Born 17 August 1926  (Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China)
Former Chinese President (1993-2003) & General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party
[Picture of Jiang Zemin]


Zidane, Zinedine
Born 23 June 1972  (Marseille, France)
French midfielder who Blackburn Rovers turned down the chance to sign in 1995 because they already had Tim Sherwrood.
[Picture of Zinedine Zidane]


Ziesmer, Jerry
Born 31 May 1939  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
American assistant film director on over 50 films but forever known for his acting role in 'Apocalypse Now', instructing Martin Sheen to "terminate... with extreme prejudice".
[Picture of Jerry Ziesmer]


Zizek, Slavoj
Born 21 March 1949  (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Uber-fashionable Slovenian Hegelian-Marxist philosopher and writer.
[Picture of Slavoj Zizek]


Znaimer, Libby
Date and place of birth unknown
Canadian broadcast journalist.
[Picture of Libby Znaimer]


Zoff, Dino
Born 28 February 1942  (Mariano del Friuli, Italy)
Legendary Italian international goalkeeper. Captained the Azzurri to the World Cup in 1982 at the age of 40.
[Picture of Dino Zoff]


Zoom, Billy
Born 20 February 1948  (Savanna, Illinois, USA)
Guitarist and founder member of US punk rock group X.
[Picture of Billy Zoom]


Zubeir Wako, Gabriel
Born 27 February 1941  (Mboro, Sudan)
Archbishop Emeritus of Khartoum and a two-time papal enclave member.
[Picture of Gabriel Zubeir Wako]


Zuma, Jacob
Born 12 April 1942  (Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Bonkers President of South Africa, albeit in a less unpleasant way compared to a lot of other African leaders.
[Picture of Jacob Zuma]

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