Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2019: F


F, Christiane
Born 20 May 1962  (Hamburg, Germany)
Born as Christiane Felscherinow. German author, whose story about her life as a teenage heroin addict became a best-seller in the late 70s.
[Picture of Christiane F]


Fabric, Bent
Born 7 December 1924  (Frederiksberg, Denmark)
Danish pianist and composer.
[Picture of Bent Fabric]


Fabry, Glenn
Born 24 March 1961  (London, UK)
British comics artist, worked with both 2000 AD and Neil Gaiman. Diagnosed with lung cancer in 2018.
[Picture of Glenn Fabry]


Faderman, Lillian
Born 18 July 1940  (New York City, New York, USA)
LGBT author and historian.
[Picture of Lillian Faderman]


Fahey, Peter
Born 18 January 1959  (London, England)
Former Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police.
[Picture of Peter Fahey]


Fairley, Michelle
Born in Coleraine, UK  (exact date unknown)
Northern Irish character actress, "Game of Thrones", "Harry Potter", all the usual favourites.
[Picture of Michelle Fairley]


Fairlie, Andrew Andrew Fairlie is no longer with us
Born 21 November 1963  (Perth, Scotland)

Died 22 January 2019  (Tayside, UK)

Age at death: 55  (read death notice)
Scottish Michelin-starred chef who runs a restaurant in Gleneagles golf resort.
[Picture of Andrew Fairlie]


Fairouz, (singer)
Born 21 November 1934  (Beirut, Lebanon)
One of the biggest musical stars in the Middle East, with over 150 million records sold. Nicknamed "The Jewel of Lebanon".
[Picture of (singer) Fairouz]


Faithfull, Marianne
Born 29 December 1946  (Hampstead, London, England)
Singer, actress and ex-girlfriend of Mick Jagger.
[Picture of Marianne Faithfull]


Fakhri, Sabah
Born 2 May 1933  (Aleppo, Syria)
Popular Syrian singer.
[Picture of Sabah Fakhri]


Falana, Lola
Born 11 September 1942  (Camden, New Jersey, USA)
Dancer and 1970s pin-up who I honestly though had been dead for 20 years.
[Picture of Lola Falana]


Falder, Matthew
Born in Manchester, UK  (exact date unknown)
Oceanographer and Cambridge graduate who became one of the UK's most prolific child sex offenders. Currently serving a 25-year sentence for 137 offences against 46 children.
[Picture of Matthew Falder]


Fallon, Michael
Born 14 May 1952  (Perth, Scotland)
Hawish UK Defence Secretary since 2014.
[Picture of Michael Fallon]


Fambrough, Henry
Born 10 May 1938  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Vocalist and last-surviving original member of R&B legends The (Detroit) Spinners.
[Picture of Henry Fambrough]


Fanning, Dakota
Born 23 February 1994  (Conyers, Georgia, USA)
Actress from the 'Twilight' series of teen films.
[Picture of Dakota Fanning]


Fanning, Elle
Born 9 April 1998  (place of birth unknown)
Younger sister of Dakota, starred in The Neon Demon and Super 8.
[Picture of Elle Fanning]


Fantoni, Barry
Born 28 February 1940  (London, England)
Writer of Chinese Astrology books and owner of Neasden FC.
[Picture of Barry Fantoni]


Farage, Nigel
Born 3 April 1964  (Kent, England)
Leader of the ultra-eurosceptical UK Independence Party.
[Picture of Nigel Farage]


Farlowe, Chris
Born 13 October 1940  (London, UK)
English blues singer who had a 1966 #1 single with his cover of the Rolling Stones' "Out of Time".
[Picture of Chris Farlowe]


Farmanfarmaian, Monir Shahroudy Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian is no longer with us
Born 16 December 1922  (Qazvin, Iran)

Died 20 April 2019  (Tehran, Iran)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Iranian artist. Born 1924.
[Picture of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian]


Farnon, Dennis
Born 13 August 1923  (Toronto, Canada)
TV composer whose library music has achieved impressive staying power, still being used in shows like "Spongebob Squarepants" to this day.
[Picture of Dennis Farnon]


Farr, Jamie
Born 1 July 1934  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Former M*A*S*H* star, also a TV game-show panellist in the US
[Picture of Jamie Farr]


Farrakhan, Louis
Born 11 May 1933  (The Bronx, New York, USA)
Outspoken and often controversial leader of the Nation of Islam. Real name Louis Eugene Walcott.
[Picture of Louis Farrakhan]


Farrell, Mike
Born 6 February 1939  (St. Paul, Minnesota, USA)
American actor. Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the TV smash 'M*A*S*H', natch…
[Picture of Mike Farrell]


Fasan, Ernst
Born in Vienna, Austria  (exact date unknown)
Austrian lawyer whose speciality is space law. That's judicial as opposed to physical law. Born 1926.
[Picture of Ernst Fasan]


Fass, Bob
Born 29 June 1933  (New York City, New York, USA)
DJ whose show, Radio Unnameable, has been broadcasting for over 50 years. Highly influential in 1960s counter-culture.
[Picture of Bob Fass]


Fawkes, Wally
Born 21 June 1924  (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
Jazz clarinettist; as cartoonist Trog, he created Flook.
[Picture of Wally Fawkes]


Fearn, Ronald
Born 6 February 1931  (Ormskirk, UK)
Liberal Democrat MP for Southport from 1987-1992. Now in the House of Lords.
[Picture of Ronald Fearn]


Feeney, Chuck
Born 23 April 1931  (Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA)
Businessman who made his billions by being an early proponent of duty-free shopping. Known for his frugality (he still rents his own house) and donating money to the 'ra.
[Picture of Chuck Feeney]


Feinstein, Dianne
Born 22 June 1933  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Former mayor of San Francisco and Senator for California since 1992.
[Picture of Dianne Feinstein]


Feldman, Corey
Born 16 July 1971  (Chatsworth, California, USA)
Hugely successful child & teenage actor who has found it difficult to repeat his success of the '80s & early '90s in recent years.
[Picture of Corey Feldman]


Feldon, Barbara
Born 12 March 1933  (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA)
Actress best known as Agent 99 in the cult '60s comedy series 'Get Smart'.
[Picture of Barbara Feldon]


Feldshuh, Tovah
Born 27 December 1953  (New York City, New York, USA)
Broadway actress who occasionally pops up on TV shows such as 'The Walking Dead'.
[Picture of Tovah Feldshuh]


Feliciano, Jose
Born 10 September 1945  (Lares, Puerto Rico)
Puerto Rican singer who combined latin pop with easy listening, most famously on his cover of The Doors' "Light My Fire".
[Picture of Jose Feliciano]


Fenton, Leonard
Born 29 April 1926  (London, England)
TV actor - played Dr Legg in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Leonard Fenton]


Ferencz, Benjamin B.
Born 11 March 1920  (Transylvania, Romania)
Romanian-born US Lawyer who was Chief Prosecutor for the US Army at the Nuremburg trials.
[Picture of Benjamin B. Ferencz]


Ferguson, Alex
Born 31 December 1941  (Govan, Glasgow, Scotland)
Angry, bullying, unsmiling, much-loathed former manager of Manchester United.
[Picture of Alex Ferguson]


Fergusson, Jean Jean Fergusson is no longer with us
Born 30 December 1944  (Wakefield, Yorkshire, England)

Died 14 November 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
Actress best known as the brassy Marina in the long-running sitcom 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Jean Fergusson]


Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
Born 24 March 1919  (Yonkers, New York, USA)
Last of the beat poets. Owns the City Lights bookshop in San Francisco.
[Picture of Lawrence Ferlinghetti]


Fernandes, George George Fernandes is no longer with us
Born 3 June 1930  (Mangalore, South Canara, India)

Died 29 January 2019  (New Dehli, India)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Indian politician. Has held several ministerial positions, most notably that of Defence.
[Picture of George Fernandes]


Fernandez, Dominique
Born 25 August 1929  (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France)
French novelist and travel writer.
[Picture of Dominique Fernandez]


Fernandez, Vicente
Born 17 February 1940  (Guadalajara, Mexico)
Greatest living singer in Mexico, Grammy award winner, possessor of a star on Hollywood's Walk of fame.
[Picture of Vicente Fernandez]


Ferrell, Conchata
Born 28 March 1943  (Loudendale, West Virginia, USA)
American actress - 'LA Law', 'Two and a Half Men' etc.
[Picture of Conchata Ferrell]


Ferrell, Will
Born 16 July 1967  (Irvine, California, USA)
Comedian and actor ('Elf', 'Anchorman').
[Picture of Will Ferrell]


Ferrigno, Lou
Born 9 November 1951  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor and bodybuilder who used to scare the living shit out of the Man In Black when he was a nipper, when he played the 'Incredible Hulk' in the 1970s series.
[Picture of Lou Ferrigno]


Ferry, Bryan
Born 26 September 1945  (Washington, Tyne and Wear, England)
Musician and lead singer of art-rock giants Roxy Music.
[Picture of Bryan Ferry]


Fiano, Julian
Date and place of birth unknown
Electrician who appeared on the Channel 4 show "First Dates" in 2018 despite being given months to live with a brain tumour.
[Picture of Julian Fiano]


Fielding, Janet
Born 9 September 1953  (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
Australian actress best known as mouthy companion Tegan Jovanka in 'Doctor Who' from 1981-84.
[Picture of Janet Fielding]


Fiennes, Nathaniel
Born 22 September 1920  (place of birth unknown)
Baron of Saye and Sele since 1968 and former chairman of the Ernest Cook Trust.
[Picture of Nathaniel Fiennes]


Figes, Kate Kate Figes is no longer with us
Born 6 November 1957  (London, UK)

Died 7 December 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 62  (read death notice)
Journalist and author of non-fiction teen books. Born 1957.
[Picture of Kate Figes]


Figuerola, Enrique
Born 15 July 1938  (Santiago de Cuba, Cuba)
Sprinter, won silver in the 1964 Olympics 100m.
[Picture of Enrique Figuerola]


Finkel, Howard
Born 7 June 1950  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Ring announcer who has been working for the WWWF/WWF/WWE longer than Vince McMahon, making him the most tenured employee in company history.
[Picture of Howard Finkel]


Finnbogadottir, Vigdis
Born 15 April 1930  (Reykjavik, Iceland)
The World's first elected female head of state when she became President of Iceland in 1980.
[Picture of Vigdis Finnbogadottir]


Finney, Albert Albert Finney is no longer with us
Born 9 May 1936  (Salford, Lancashire, England)

Died 7 February 2019  (London, UK)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Award-winning actor, with over 40 years' experience on the big screen. Best known recently for films like 'Erin Brockovich' and TV shows such as 'The Gathering Storm'. Not impartial to good food and drink, and lots of it.
[Picture of Albert Finney]


Finsterwald, Dow
Born 6 September 1929  (Athens, Ohio, USA)
Former professional golfer. Winnner of the US PGA Championship in 1958.
[Picture of Dow Finsterwald]


Fiorina, Carly
Born 6 September 1954  (Austin, Texas, USA)
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO who very briefly looked like a possible Republican presidential candidate for 2016.
[Picture of Carly Fiorina]


Firth, Colin
Born 10 September 1960  (Grayshott, Hampshire, England)
Oscar-winning actor who caused many a heart to flutter as Mr. Darcy in the BBC's 'Pride and Prejudice' in 1995 which led to the big time.
[Picture of Colin Firth]


Fish, Michael
Born 27 April 1944  (Eastbourne, East Sussex, England)
Arguably the most famous weather forecaster in the UK. Famously pilloried after playing down the 'Great Storm' of 1987 in a forecast that evening. Will there be a cold front for Michael this year?
[Picture of Michael Fish]


Fish (designer), Michael
Born in London, UK  (exact date unknown)
Not the weatherman, but rather the fashion designer who invented the kipper tie and helped create famous looks for David Bowie, Mick Jagger and Jon Pertwee.
[Picture of Michael Fish (designer)]


Fisher, Frances
Born 11 May 1952  (Milford on Sea, UK)
Actress, perhaps best remembered as Kate Winslet's mum in "Titanic".
[Picture of Frances Fisher]


Fisher, Gregor
Born 22 December 1953  (Menstrie, Scotland)
Comeidan and acotr best recognised as the drunken philosopher Rab C. Nesbitt and for his follicly-challenged Baldy Man.
[Picture of Gregor Fisher]


Fitzgibbon, Maggie
Born 30 January 1929  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian singer who often turned up on British light entertainment shows in the 1960s and 70s, as well as starring in forgotten soap opera "The Newcomers".
[Picture of Maggie Fitzgibbon]


FitzRoy, Fortune
Born 24 February 1920  (Ashfold, Sussex, England)
The Dowager Duchess of Grafton and Mistress of Robes to Queen Elizabeth II.
[Picture of Fortune FitzRoy]


Flack, Audrey
Born 30 May 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)
American artist, proponent and leading figure in the photorealist movement.
[Picture of Audrey Flack]


Flack, Roberta
Born 10 February 1937  (Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA)
R&B singer whose biggest hit was 'Killing Me Softly with His Song' in 1973.
[Picture of Roberta Flack]


Flair, Ric
Born 25 February 1949  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Retired professional wrestler, born Richard Morgan Fliehr.
[Picture of Ric Flair]


Flanagan, Lewis
Born in Thornaby, UK  (exact date unknown)
Contestant on the final civillian Big Brother citizen, kicked out for being a big ol' racist.
[Picture of Lewis Flanagan]


Flanagan, Ronnie
Born 25 March 1949  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Former Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary and it's successor Police Service of Northern Ireland.
[Picture of Ronnie Flanagan]


Flatley, Michael
Born 16 July 1958  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Dancer, most famous for his performance in 'Riverdance'.
[Picture of Michael Flatley]


Flav, Flavor
Born 16 March 1959  (Roosevelt, New York, USA)
"Yeah boiiiii"-ing comic relief for hip-hop icons Public Enemy, known for wearing a big ol' clock around his neck.
[Picture of Flavor Flav]


Fleetwood, Mick
Born 24 June 1947  (Redruth, Cornwall, England)
Drummer with successful rock band Fleetwood Mac.
[Picture of Mick Fleetwood]


Fleiss, Heidi
Born 30 December 1965  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Infamous Hollywood "madam", jailed for 20 months in 1996 for runing a prostitution ring.
[Picture of Heidi Fleiss]


Fleming, Rhonda
Born 10 August 1923  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Film actress of the 1950s, later a regular on television.
[Picture of Rhonda Fleming]


Fletcher, Louise
Born 22 July 1934  (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)
Film & television actress who won an Oscar in 1975 for her portrayal of the uncompromising Nurse Ratched in 'One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest'.
[Picture of Louise Fletcher]


Fletcher, Tom
Born 17 July 1985  (London, England)
McFly guitarist and children's author.
[Picture of Tom Fletcher]


Fleur Mount Cameron, Mary
Born 22 October 1934  (place of birth unknown)
Mother of former Prime Minister David Cameron.
[Picture of Mary Fleur Mount Cameron]


Flint, Hughie
Born 15 March 1940  (Manchester, UK)
Drummer best known for his work with John Mayall.
[Picture of Hughie Flint]


Flores, Tom
Born 21 March 1937  (Fresno, California, USA)
Groundbreaking NFL player, the first Hispanic starting quarterback and the first POC to coach a Super Bowl-winning side.
[Picture of Tom Flores]


Flowers, Ron
Born 28 July 1934  (Edliington, Doncaster, England)
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers and England midfielder.
[Picture of Ron Flowers]


Floyd, James C.
Born 20 October 1914  (Manchester, UK)
Chief designer on the Avro C102, the world's second jetliner.
[Picture of James C. Floyd]


Fluck, Peter
Born 7 April 1941  (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
Other half of …and Flaw, creators of 'Spitting Image'.
[Picture of Peter Fluck]


Flynn, Paul Paul Flynn is no longer with us
Born 9 February 1935  (Cardiff, Wales)

Died 17 February 2019  (Newport, UK)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Labour MP for Newport West, writes books about it.
[Picture of Paul Flynn]


Flynt, Larry
Born 1 November 1942  (Salyersville, Kentucky, USA)
American pornography publisher, who lost his virginity to a chicken. Paralysed from the waist down after a murder attempt in the 1970s.
[Picture of Larry Flynt]


Fogerty, John
Born 28 May 1945  (Berkeley, California, USA)
Lead singer and songwriter of Creedence Clearwater Revival.
[Picture of John Fogerty]


Fogle, Ben
Born 3 November 1973  (Bryanston, Dorset, England)
British television presenter & occasional "adventurer" who came to fame through reality TV programme 'Castaway' and unfortunately has been on the TV ever since.
[Picture of Ben Fogle]


Foley, James
Born 28 December 1953  (New York City, New York, USA)
US film director ('Glengarry Glen Ross').
[Picture of James Foley]


Fonda, Jane
Born 21 December 1937  (New York, New York, USA)
Actress, daughter of actor Henry Fonda.
[Picture of Jane Fonda]


Fontaine, Brigitte
Born 24 June 1939  (Morlaix, France)
Avant-garde singer, songwriter and poet.
[Picture of Brigitte Fontaine]


Fontaine, Just
Born 18 August 1933  (Marrakech, Morocco)
Moroccan-born France International footballer. Scored a remarkable 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup, a record unlikely to be broken.
[Picture of Just Fontaine]


Ford, Carole Ann
Born 16 June 1940  (Ilford, UK)
Actress who played the original 'Doctor Who' companion, Susan in 1963.
[Picture of Carole Ann Ford]


Ford, Harrison
Born 13 July 1942  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor who hit the big time as Han Solo in the Star Wars trilogy before starring in the Indiana Jones series and other classics such as 'Blade Runner'. Strapping on the blaster again as Solo for the Star Wars revival.
[Picture of Harrison Ford]


Ford, Martha
Born 16 September 1925  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Member of the Firestone family who married Henry Ford's grandson, making her automotive royalty.
[Picture of Martha Ford]


Ford, Tom
Born 27 August 1961  (Austin, Texas, USA)
American fashion designer who also found time to direct Oscar-nominated movie "A Single Man".
[Picture of Tom Ford]


Ford, Whitey
Born 21 October 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)
Pitcher for the New York Yankees for 18 years, wninning six World Series titles.
[Picture of Whitey Ford]


Fordham, Andy "The Viking"
Born 2 February 1962  (London, England)
BDO world darts champion. He once weighed about 30 stone, but has lost shedloads of weight in the last few years. Before that, according to the Daily Mirror, "a dart attack waiting to happen".
[Picture of Andy


Forlani, Arnaldo
Born 8 December 1925  (Pesaro, Italy)
Former Italian PM who resigned in disgrace after the P2 Affair.
[Picture of Arnaldo Forlani]


Forrest, Frederic
Born 23 December 1936  (Waxahachie, Texas, USA)
U.S. film actor, recognisable from films such as 'Apocalypse Now' and 'Falling Down'.
[Picture of Frederic Forrest]


Forshaw, Jeff
Born 26 February 1968  (place of birth unknown)
Particle physicist and a regular on TV science shows.
[Picture of Jeff Forshaw]


Forte, Fabian
Born 6 February 1943  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Minor teen idol of the late 50s who was marketed as a more wholesome version of Elvis Presley. Dodged military service thanks to a doctor's note that suggested he would "develop homosexual tendencies" if conscripted.
[Picture of Fabian Forte]


Fortune, Lance
Born 4 January 1940  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)
Managed by the legendary Larry Parnes, Fortune had a big hit in 1960 with 'Be Mine'.
[Picture of Lance Fortune]


Foster, Brendan
Born 12 January 1948  (Hebbern, Tyne & Wear, England)
Athletics commentator who held world records in distance events in the 1970s.
[Picture of Brendan Foster]


Foster, Dianne
Born 31 October 1928  (Edmonton, Canada)
Canadian actress who retired from the industry in the early 1960s.
[Picture of Dianne Foster]


Foster, Don
Born 31 March 1947  (Preston, UK)
Former Liberal Democrat MP for Bath.
[Picture of Don Foster]


Foster, Ezola
Born 9 August 1938  (Maurice, Louisiana, USA)
American political activist, one of the leading black conservative voices during the 1990s.
[Picture of Ezola Foster]


Foster, Norman
Born 1 June 1935  (Reddish, Stockport, England)
Architect & designer, perhaps best known either for the Swiss Re tower, aka the London Gherkin, or for the Hearst Tower in New York City.
[Picture of Norman Foster]


Fowlds, Mr Derek
Born 2 September 1937  (London, England)
Actor, best known as the PPS Bernard Woolley in 'Yes Minister' and as grouchy policeman turned pub landlord Oscar Blaketon in 'Heartbeat'.
[Picture of Mr Derek Fowlds]


Fowler, Daphne
Born 5 January 1939  (Warwick, Warwickshire, England)
TV quiz veteran, one of the so-called 'Eggheads'.
[Picture of Daphne Fowler]


Fowler, Norman
Born 2 May 1938  (Chelmsford, Essex, England)
British cabinet Minister in the Thatcher and Major governments. Famously resigned "to spend more time with my family" in 1990.
[Picture of Norman Fowler]


Fox, Edward
Born 13 April 1937  (London, England)
British actor, known for his "siff upper lip" roles but his best known turn was as the would-be assassin of Charles de Gaulle in 'The Day of the Jackal'.
[Picture of Edward Fox]


Fox, Megan
Born 16 May 1986  (Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA)
Michael Bay's Pygmalion.
[Picture of Megan Fox]


Fox, Michael J.
Born 9 June 1961  (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
Pint-sized actor of 'Back To The Future' fame. Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991.
[Picture of Michael J. Fox]


Fox, Oz
Born 18 June 1961  (Whittier, California, USA)
Lead guitarist for much-mocked Christian glam metal act Stryper.
[Picture of Oz Fox]


Fox, Pixee
Born 12 April 1990  (Gavle, Sweden)
Aspiring model who has had a variety of plastic surgery operations to make her look like a cartoon character. Born c.1990.
[Picture of Pixee Fox]


France, Marie
Born 9 February 1946  (Oran, Algeria)
French pop icon and sex symbol of the 1970s.
[Picture of Marie France]


Francis, Connie
Born 12 December 1938  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Pop singer, particularly big in the late 1950s but has kept a low profile since the mid 1980s.
[Picture of Connie Francis]


Francis, Pope
Born 17 December 1936  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Pope since 2013.
[Picture of Pope Francis]


Francisco, Don
Born 28 December 1940  (Talca, Chile)
Chilean-born TV presenter.
[Picture of Don Francisco]


Francisco, Silvino
Born 3 May 1946  (Cape Town, South Africa)
South African former snooker player, who has been in trouble with the law in recent years.
[Picture of Silvino Francisco]


Franken, Al
Born 21 May 1951  (New York City, New York, USA)
Heavy set former comedian and US senator. They're all jesters in the senate in my opinion, right guys????
[Picture of Al Franken]


Frankland, William
Born 19 March 1912  (Battle, UK)
Immunologist who introduced the pollen count into popular discourse.
[Picture of William Frankland]


Franklin, Richard
Born 15 January 1936  (London, England)
Actor best recognised as the flawed Captain Mike Yates in the Jon Pertwee era of 'Doctor Who'. Dabbled in politics and has stood as a candidate in four general elections for four different parties! Maybe he needs to have another look at that blue crystal!
[Picture of Richard Franklin]


Fransen, Jayda
Date and place of birth unknown
Former deputy leader of fascist organisation Britain First. Once retweeted by Donald Trump.
[Picture of Jayda Fransen]


Franzese, Sonny
Born 6 February 1917  (Naples, Italy)
Current underboss of Colombo crime family and oldest Federal Prisoner in the US, in Devens, Mass.
[Picture of Sonny Franzese]


Fraser, Dawn
Born 4 September 1937  (Balmain, NSW, Australia)
Australian Olympic swimmer who caused controversy at the 1964 games in Tokyo when she stole an Olympic flag from outside Emperor Hirohito's palace.
[Picture of Dawn Fraser]


Fraser, Kerry
Born 30 May 1952  (Sarnia, Canada)
NHL referee-turned-commentator, diagnosed with a rare blood disorder in late 2017.
[Picture of Kerry Fraser]


Fraser, Stuart Stuart Fraser is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 30 November 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 57  (read death notice)
Guitarist for Australian hard rock act Noiseworks.
[Picture of Stuart Fraser]


Frates, Pete Pete Frates is no longer with us
Born 28 December 1984  (Beverly, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 9 December 2019  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Age at death: 34  (read death notice)
Diagnosed with ALS in 2013, launched the Ice Bucket Challenge campaign in July 2014.
[Picture of Pete Frates]


Frayne, Steven
Born 17 December 1982  (Bradford, UK)
Britain's leading street magician, had half his stomach removed due to Crohn's disease.
[Picture of Steven Frayne]


Fredericks, Frankie
Born 2 October 1967  (Windhoek, Namibia)
Silver medal in the 100m and 200m at both the 92 and 96 Olympics. Implicated in the IAAF bribery scandal in recent years.
[Picture of Frankie Fredericks]


Fredriksson, Marie Marie Fredriksson is no longer with us
Born 30 May 1958  (Ossjo, Sweden)

Died 9 December 2019  (Djursholm, Sweden)

Age at death: 61  (read death notice)
Lead singer with Roxette. Had a cancerous brain tumour removed in September 2002.
[Picture of Marie Fredriksson]


Freehan, Bill
Born 29 November 1941  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Played for the Detroit Tigers between 1961 and 1976, regarded as the best baseball catcher of his day.
[Picture of Bill Freehan]


Freeman, Morgan
Born 1 June 1937  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Actor, who waited ages to make it big & ever since he did, with 'Driving Miss Daisy' in 1989, has been in a string of award-winning films.
[Picture of Morgan Freeman]


French, Jay Jay
Born 20 July 1952  (New York City, New York, USA)
Guitarist for hair rockers Twisted Sister.
[Picture of Jay Jay French]


French, Ray
Born 23 December 1939  (St Helens, UK)
Former rugby league & union player, now a broadcaster & commentator on the league side of the sport. Born 1939.
[Picture of Ray French]


Friedkin, William
Born 29 August 1935  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Key "New Hollywood" director and screenwriter, behind the lens for both "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection".
[Picture of William Friedkin]


Friedman, Jerome Isaac
Born 28 March 1930  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Won the 1990 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on quarks.
[Picture of Jerome Isaac Friedman]


Friel, Anna
Born 12 July 1976  (Rochdale, UK)
Brought hot girl-on-girl action to prime-time British TV with a landmark lesbian angle on "Brookside", has gone on to enjoy a middling career stateside.
[Picture of Anna Friel]


Fritzl, Joseph
Born 9 April 1935  (Amstetten, Austria)
Evil Austrian rapist, child molester & killer, whose bizarre story became one of 2008's most shocking, yet intriguing stories.
[Picture of Joseph Fritzl]


Fromme, Lynette "Squeaky"
Born 22 October 1948  (Santa Monica, California, USA)
Member of Charles Manson's cult, who attempted (and obviously failed) to assassinate Gerald Ford. Now serving life in prison.
[Picture of Lynette


Frusciante, John
Born 5 March 1970  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former guitarist with fuck-rockers The Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
[Picture of John Frusciante]


Fry, Stephen
Born 24 August 1957  (London, England)
Cambridge-educated comedian, author, actor, wit and general smartarse.
[Picture of Stephen Fry]


Fugard, Athol
Born 11 June 1932  (Middelburg, South Africa)
Anti-apartheid campaigner and novelist. Wrote 'Tsotsi' which was filmed and won an Oscar in 2005.
[Picture of Athol Fugard]


Fujimori, Alberto
Born 28 July 1938  (Lima, Peru)
Disgraced former President of Peru. Convicted in 2009 of all manner of crimes including embezzlement, human rights violations, murder and kidnapping. And to think we in Britain complain bitterly about MP's expenses!
[Picture of Alberto Fujimori]


Fuller, Robert
Born 29 July 1933  (Troy, New York, USA)
Veteran American actor, often found in westerns like "Laramie" and "Wagon Train".
[Picture of Robert Fuller]


Fulmer, Edward Simons
Born 16 April 1919  (East Syracuse, New York, USA)
Former USAF pilot and knight of Dutch Military William Order.
[Picture of Edward Simons Fulmer]


Funk, Terry
Born 30 June 1944  (Canyon, Texas, USA)
Yet another ex-pro wrestler.
[Picture of Terry Funk]


Furie, Sidney J.
Born 28 February 1933  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian director of such films as 'The IPCRESS File', 'Lady Sings the Blues' and 'Superman IV: The Quest for Peace'.
[Picture of Sidney J. Furie]


Furlong, Edward
Born 2 August 1977  (Glendale, California, USA)
Actor - John Connor in 'Terminator 2'.
[Picture of Edward Furlong]


Furneaux, Yvonne
Born 11 May 1928  (Calais, France)
French actress, appeared alongside Catherine Deneuve in "Repulsion".
[Picture of Yvonne Furneaux]


Futcher, Hugh
Born 29 October 1937  (Portsmouth, UK)
Stock actor in numerous Carry On films.
[Picture of Hugh Futcher]


Fyfe, Robert
Born 19 June 1925  (Alloa, Scotland)
Actor, the hen-pecked Howard in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Robert Fyfe]

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