Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2019: H


Habermas, Jurgen
Born 18 June 1929  (Dusseldorf, Germany)
German philosopher and intellectual.
[Picture of Jurgen Habermas]


Habgood, John John Habgood is no longer with us
Born 23 June 1927  (Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England)

Died 6 March 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Former Bishop of Durham & Archbishop of York
[Picture of John Habgood]


Hackman, Gene
Born 30 January 1930  (San Bernardino, California, USA)
Prolific American actor.
[Picture of Gene Hackman]


Hadid, Gigi
Born 23 April 1995  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Long-legged, Palestinian-American model, one of the few true "supermodels" of the modern era.
[Picture of Gigi Hadid]


Hadlee, Richard
Born 3 July 1951  (St Albans, New Zealand)
Kiwi cricketer, recognised by Wisden as the second-greatest bowler of all-time.
[Picture of Richard Hadlee]


Hadley, Tony
Born 2 June 1960  (London, UK)
Original Spandau Ballet frontman who has had an on-off friendship with the Kemp brothers. One of the few musicians to have openly backed the Tories for the past 30 years.
[Picture of Tony Hadley]


Hagen, David
Born 5 May 1973  (Edinburgh, UK)
Former Scotland U21 international, played 139 games for Falkirk in the 90s.
[Picture of David Hagen]


Haggarty, Gary
Date and place of birth unknown
Member of the paramilitary UVF and alleged "supergrass". Born c. 1971.
[Picture of Gary Haggarty]


Hagon, Garrick
Born 27 September 1939  (London, England)
Best known as Biggs Darklighter from 'Star Wars' - Darklighter was Luke Skywalker's best pal that became a pilot.
[Picture of Garrick Hagon]


Haigh, George George Haigh is no longer with us
Born 26 June 1915  (Reddish, UK)

Died 23 April 2019  (Stockport, UK)

Age at death: 103  (read death notice)
British Football player with Stockport County. At the start of 2017 he is believed to be the oldest surviving professional footballer in the UK.
[Picture of George Haigh]


Hailey, Leisha
Born 11 July 1971  (Japan)
American actress ('The L Word') and Musician ('Uh Huh Her') former partner of k.d. lang.
[Picture of Leisha Hailey]


Haitink, Bernard
Born 4 March 1929  (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Dutch violinst and conductor.
[Picture of Bernard Haitink]


Hall, Albert P.
Born 10 November 1937  (Boothton, Alabama, USA)
American character actor, best known as Chief Phillips in 'Apocalypse Now'.
[Picture of Albert P. Hall]


Hall, Daryl
Born 11 October 1946  (Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA)
Singer & songwriter, one half of Hall & Oates.
[Picture of Daryl Hall]


Hall, Irma P.
Born 3 June 1935  (Beaumont, Texas, USA)
Character actress, usually found playing the black family matriarch in Hollywood films.
[Picture of Irma P. Hall]


Hall, John L.
Born 21 August 1934  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Co-winner of the 2005 Novel Prize in Physics for his work on spectroscopy.
[Picture of John L. Hall]


Hall, Stuart
Born 25 December 1929  (Hyde, Greater Manchester, England)
Forrmer BBC local news anchor and host of 'It's a Knockout'. Jailed in 2013 for a series of sex crimes.
[Picture of Stuart Hall]


Hall, Wes
Born 12 September 1937  (Glebe Land, St. Michael, Barbados)
Excellent former West Indies cricketer.
[Picture of Wes Hall]


Hall, Willie
Born 8 August 1950  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Drummer, best remembered for his drumming in 'The Blues Brothers'.
[Picture of Willie Hall]


Hallenga, Kristin
Born 5 October 1985  (Daventry, Northamptonshire, England)
Won a Pride of Britain award in October 2009 that highlighted her brave fight against Stage IV Breast cancer.
[Picture of Kristin Hallenga]


Halliwell, Steve
Born 21 March 1946  (Bury, Greater Manchester, England)
British actor who plays Zak Dingle in 'Emmerdale'.
[Picture of Steve Halliwell]


Hallquist, Christine
Born 11 April 1956  (Baldwinsville, New York, USA)
The first openly transgender candidate for a US gubernatorial seat, losing the Vermont election in 2018.
[Picture of Christine Hallquist]


Halpin, Luke
Born 4 April 1947  (New York, USA)
Child actor best known for his portrayal of Sandy in 'Flipper'.
[Picture of Luke Halpin]


Hamad Ibn Isa Al Khalifah, King
Born 28 January 1950  (Riffa, Bahrain)
King of Bahrain since 2002.
[Picture of King Hamad Ibn Isa Al Khalifah]


Hamill, Mark
Born 25 September 1951  (Oakland, California, USA)
Actor immortalised as Luke Skywalker in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy.
[Picture of Mark Hamill]


Hamilton, George
Born 12 August 1939  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Well-tanned actor.
[Picture of George Hamilton]


Hamilton, Scott
Born 28 August 1958  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
American figure skater and Olympic gold medallist. Hospitalised in 2016 for a third recurrence of a brain tumour.
[Picture of Scott Hamilton]


Hamilton, Tom
Born 31 December 1951  (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)
Bassist with rock band Aerosmith.
[Picture of Tom Hamilton]


Hamilton-Byrne, Anne Anne Hamilton-Byrne is no longer with us
Born 30 December 1921  (place of birth unknown)

Died 13 June 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
Founder of Australian cult The Family and adoptive mother of writer Sarah Moore (who died in 2016). Born 1922.
[Picture of Anne Hamilton-Byrne]


Hammer, Barbara
Born 15 May 1939  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Feminist filmmaker, a pioneer in lesbian cinema. No, not that kind of lesbian cinema. Died March 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Barbara Hammer]


Hammond, Mona
Born in Tweeside, Clarendon, Jamaica  (exact date unknown)
Veteran actress on British TV/stage - perhaps best known for playing Blossom in EastEnders. Born 1931.
[Picture of Mona Hammond]


Hammond, Richard
Born 19 December 1969  (Sollihull, West Midlands, England)
Middling TV presenter who hit the headlines when he crashed a jet-powered car & sustained brain injuries. Made a rapid recovery and is back co-presenting Top Gear & testing more cars out.
[Picture of Richard Hammond]


Hammond-Hammond, Jeffrey
Born 30 July 1946  (Blackpool, UK)
Former bass player for prog rockers Jethro Tull, who left the band in the 70s because he found the music too difficult to play.
[Picture of Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond]


Hamrin, Kurt
Born 19 November 1934  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish footballer who plied his trade in Serie A in the 1950s and 60s.
[Picture of Kurt Hamrin]


Hancock, Herbie
Born 12 April 1940  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Seminal jazz pianist and bandleader who was instrumental in mixing other genres such as soul and funk as well as crossing over in to mainstream pop with the hit single 'Rockit' in 1983.
[Picture of Herbie Hancock]


Hancock, Sheila
Born 22 February 1933  (Blackgang, Isle of Wight, England)
Actress in TV & film, and widow of John Thaw.
[Picture of Sheila Hancock]


Handler, Evan
Born 19 January 1961  (New York City, New York, USA)
Baldy actor best remembered as Charlotte's husband on "Sex and the City".
[Picture of Evan Handler]


Haniyeh, Ismail
Born 29 January 1948  (Al-Shati, Gaza, Palestine)
Prime Minister of Palestine and member of Hamas. Born Jan 1963.
[Picture of Ismail Haniyeh]


Hanks, Tom
Born 9 July 1956  (Concord, California, USA)
Double Oscar winning actor and star of 'Forrest Gump', 'Toy Story' and that one where he's in that Asian village with John Candy.
[Picture of Tom Hanks]


Hannaby, Diane
Date and place of birth unknown
Cancer mum.
[Picture of Diane Hannaby]


Hannity, Sean
Born 30 December 1961  (New York City, New York, USA)
US TV host (on political issues) and political commentator.
[Picture of Sean Hannity]


Hansen, Alan
Born 13 June 1955  (Sauchie, Scotland)
Former Liverpool and Scotland defender turned miserably dour TV pundit. Retired from punditry in 2014.
[Picture of Alan Hansen]


Hanson, Daniel Daniel Hanson is no longer with us
Born 15 March 1957  (Bradford, UK)

Died 4 April 2019  (Nottingham, UK)

Age at death: 62  (read death notice)
Fashion designer, specialising in bespoke dressing gowns.
[Picture of Daniel Hanson]


Hanson, Pauline
Born 27 May 1954  (Brisbane, Australia)
Australian politician.
[Picture of Pauline Hanson]


Harald V of Norway, King
Born 21 February 1937  (Skaugum, Oslo, Norway)
The first King of Norway to be born in the country since 1370. Acceded to the throne on the death of his father, Olav V, in 1991. Was a member of several of Norway's Olympic sailing teams. In September 2003 it was announced that he has bladder cancer.
[Picture of King Harald V of Norway]


Hardiman, Terrence
Born 6 April 1937  (Forest Gate, London, England)
Actor, known for his role as 'The Demon Headmaster'
[Picture of Terrence Hardiman]


Harding, Sarah
Born 17 November 1981  (Ascot, Berkshire, England)
Slapper. Also a member of Girls Aloud when she isn't out getting drunk.
[Picture of Sarah Harding]


Hardy, Tom
Born 15 September 1977  (London, England)
Oscar nominated screen and stage actor.
[Picture of Tom Hardy]


Harmer, Dani
Born 8 February 1989  (Bracknell, UK)
Child star beloved among Generation Z for her role as Tracy Beaker in the TV adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's books.
[Picture of Dani Harmer]


Harmer, Juliet
Born 11 May 1943  (place of birth unknown)
Actress, most famously as the mod Georgina in "Adam Adamant Lives".
[Picture of Juliet Harmer]


Harmsworth, Jonathan
Born 3 December 1967  (place of birth unknown)
Billionaire thanks to inheriting the Rothermere media empire. Refused to fire Paul Dacre as "Daily Mail" editor despite David Cameron repeatedly asking him to.
[Picture of Jonathan Harmsworth]


Harper, Charlie
Born 25 May 1944  (London, England)
Singer with punk rockers UK Subs.
[Picture of Charlie Harper]


Harper, Clifford
Born 13 July 1949  (London, UK)
Illustrator and militant anarchist, now in poor health.
[Picture of Clifford Harper]


Harper, Gerald
Born 15 February 1929  (London, England)
Actor, known for his titular roles in 'Adam Adamant Lives' and 'Hadleigh'.
[Picture of Gerald Harper]


Harper, Valerie Valerie Harper is no longer with us
Born 22 August 1939  (Suffern, New York, USA)

Died 30 August 2019  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
Actress best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern in 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and it's spin-off 'Rhoda', which was always shown last thing at night on BBC1 in the 1980s.
[Picture of Valerie Harper]


Harries, Lauren
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Transgender media personality and performer. Born James Harries in 1978.
[Picture of Lauren Harries]


Harries, Richard
Born 2 June 1936  (place of birth unknown)
Former bishop of Oxford, a modernist reformer in the church who urged closer ties with science and Islam.
[Picture of Richard Harries]


Harriott, Ainsley
Born 28 February 1957  (Balham, London, England)
Larger-than-life celebrity chef, his broad grin brought Jamaican cookery to British TV screens in the 90s and early 00s.
[Picture of Ainsley Harriott]


Harris, Anita
Born 3 June 1942  (Somerset, England)
Singer, Carry On actress and stage performer. Was nearly declared bankrupt in 2015.
[Picture of Anita Harris]


Harris, Ed
Born 28 November 1950  (Tenafly, New Jersey, USA)
Actor, former character actor, now coming into his own in lead roles.
[Picture of Ed Harris]


Harris, Fred
Born in Monmouthshire, Wales  (exact date unknown)
TV presenter and comic actor.
[Picture of Fred Harris]


Harris, James
Born 28 May 1950  (Senatobia, Mississippi, USA)
Retired wrestler, best known as Kamala.
[Picture of James Harris]


Harris, Johnny
Born 9 November 1932  (Edinburgh, UK)
Composer and bandleader, worked with the likes of Elvis, Lulu, Shirley Bassey, Yes and Paul Anka.
[Picture of Johnny Harris]


Harris, Liz
Born in West Marin, California, USA  (exact date unknown)
Ambient musician who records under the name Grouper.
[Picture of Liz Harris]


Harris, Rolf
Born 30 March 1930  (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
Cartoonist, TV presenter, singer, wobble-board player and general cult hero, whose reputation has been completely destroyed after being sent down in 2014 for over 5 years for a series of indecent assaults.
[Picture of Rolf Harris]


Harris, Rosemary
Born 20 February 1923  (London, England)
Children's author, winner of the Carnegie Medal and not the actress as stated in the past!
[Picture of Rosemary Harris]


Harris, Wee Willie
Born 25 March 1933  (Bermondsey, London, England)
Rock and Roll singer, popular in the early days of the genre's explosion onto the pop charts.
[Picture of Wee Willie Harris]


Harris, Whispering Bob
Born 11 April 1946  (Northampton, England)
Radio 2 DJ & former presenter of the 'Old Grey Whistle Test' on BBC2.
[Picture of Whispering Bob Harris]


Harrison, Ken
Date and place of birth unknown
DC Thompson comic artist, handled "Desperate Dan" duties on "The Dandy" cover for ages. Born c.1940.
[Picture of Ken Harrison]


Harrison, Oliver Oliver Harrison is no longer with us
Born 17 October 1960  (Jamaica)

Died 26 April 2019  (Salford, UK)

Age at death: 58  (read death notice)
Boxing trainer, worked with the likes of Martin Murray and Rocky Fielding.
[Picture of Oliver Harrison]


Harry, Debbie
Born 1 July 1945  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Lead singer of Blondie.
[Picture of Debbie Harry]


Harry, Prince
Born 15 September 1984  (Paddington, London, England)
Member of the Royal Family, third in line to the throne. In 2008, he served on active frontline duty in Afghanistan. If he's on the frontline again, he'll be insurgent target number 1. His party antics at home might get him first, however...
[Picture of Prince Harry]


Hartley, Dylan
Born 23 March 1986  (Rotorua, New Zealand)
Captain of the England rugby team as of 2016 and the most-capped hooker in the country's history.
[Picture of Dylan Hartley]


Harvey, Neil
Born 8 August 1928  (Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia)
Long running top order batsman for the Australian international cricket team.
[Picture of Neil Harvey]


Harwood, Johanna
Born in County Wicklow, Rep of Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish screenwriter who contributed to 'Dr. No' and 'From Russia With Love'. Born 1930.
[Picture of Johanna Harwood]


Harwood, Ronald
Born 9 November 1934  (Cape Town, South Africa)
Author, playwright and screenwriter - wrote 'The Pianist'.
[Picture of Ronald Harwood]


Haselhurst, Alan
Born 23 June 1937  (South Elmsall, Yorkshire)
Currently the oldest Conservative MP in the UK parliament.
[Picture of Alan Haselhurst]


Hastert, Dennis
Born 2 January 1942  (Aurora, Colorado, USA)
Longest serving Republican speaker in the US House of Representatives.
[Picture of Dennis Hastert]


Hatch, Orrin
Born 22 March 1934  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Senior US Senator, who represents Utah.
[Picture of Orrin Hatch]


Hattersley, Roy
Born 28 December 1932  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, who bumbled his way through 9 years of opposition government without actually doing much.
[Picture of Roy Hattersley]


Hauer, Rutger Rutger Hauer is no longer with us
Born 23 January 1944  (Breukelen, Netherlands)

Died 19 July 2019  (Beetsterzwaag, Netherlands)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
Distinctive Dutch actor best known for 'Blade Runner' and 'The Hitcher'.
[Picture of Rutger Hauer]


Havas, Kato
Born 5 November 1920  (Targu Secuiesc, Romania)
Hungarian violinist who died in December 2018 but whose death wasn't reported until January the following year.
[Picture of Kato Havas]


Haverbeck, Ursula
Born 8 November 1928  (Hesse, Germany)
Controversial German author who is currently serving a prison sentence for holocaust denial.
[Picture of Ursula Haverbeck]


Hawke, Bob Bob Hawke is no longer with us
Born 9 December 1929  (Bordertown, South Australia)

Died 16 May 2019  (Sydney, Australia)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Prime Minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991.
[Picture of Bob Hawke]


Hawkey, Ben
Born 25 April 1996  (Kingston Upon Thames, UK)
Played the baker Hot Pie in "Game of Thrones" and set up his own GoT-themed bakery, "You Know Nothing John Dough", in 2017.
[Picture of Ben Hawkey]


Hayden, Bill
Born 23 January 1933  (Brisbane, Australia)
21st governor-general of Australia, who also served as the country's leader of the opposition between 1977 and 1983.
[Picture of Bill Hayden]


Haydon-Jones, Ann
Born 7 October 1938  (Birmingham, England)
Better known as Ann Jones, former British tennis player. Won the Wimbledon Ladies singles championship in 1969.
[Picture of Ann Haydon-Jones]


Hayes, Bill
Born 5 June 1925  (Harvey, Illinois, USA)
Singer & actor (Days of our Lives).
[Picture of Bill Hayes]


Hayes, Billie
Born 11 April 1932  (Du Quoin, Illinois, USA)
Probably best known as Witchi-poo in 'H R Pufnstuf'. Now runs an animal rescue organisation.
[Picture of Billie Hayes]


Hayes, Melvyn
Born 11 January 1935  (London, England)
Gunner Beaumont in 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum', amongst other TV appearances.
[Picture of Melvyn Hayes]


Hazell, Stuart
Born 26 May 1975  (place of birth unknown)
Currently serving a life sentence for the murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp, who he killed when she rejected his sexual advances.
[Picture of Stuart Hazell]


Headey, Lena
Born 3 October 1973  (Hamilton, Bermuda)
One of the best-paid actors on television thanks to her role as Cersei Lannister in dragon soap "Game of Thrones".
[Picture of Lena Headey]


Heald, Oliver
Born 15 December 1954  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
British Conservative MP, former barrister and member of the Privy council.
[Picture of Oliver Heald]


Healy, Tim
Born 29 January 1952  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
British actor. Originally known for 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet' but more recently 'Benidorm' and 'Still Open All Hours'. Was flown back from filming in Spain because of ill health during 2016.
[Picture of Tim Healy]


Heath, Michael
Born 13 October 1935  (London, England)
British magazine cartoonist.
[Picture of Michael Heath]


Heatherton, Erin
Born 4 March 1989  (Skokie, Illinois, USA)
Model, served as an official Victoria's Secret Angel between 2010 and 2013.
[Picture of Erin Heatherton]


Heaton, Charlie
Born 6 January 1994  (Bridlington, UK)
Actor ("Stranger Things").
[Picture of Charlie Heaton]


Heaton, Michelle
Born 19 July 1979  (Gateshead, UK)
TV host, singer, reality TV regular and pantomime actress who got her break with "not good enough to be in Hear'Say" act Liberty-X.
[Picture of Michelle Heaton]


Hebden, Malcolm
Born 21 October 1939  (Chester, England)
Actor best known as the prissy newsagent Norris Cole in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of Malcolm Hebden]


Hedison, David David Hedison is no longer with us
Born 20 May 1927  (Providence, Rhode Island, USA)

Died 18 July 2019  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Veteran actor, in bucketloads of TV shows & films.
[Picture of David Hedison]


Hedren, Tippi
Born 19 January 1935  (New Ulm, Minnesota, USA)
Actress, star of 'The Birds' & 'Marnie' & mum of Melanie Griffith.
[Picture of Tippi Hedren]


Heine, Bill Bill Heine is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 2 April 2019  (Oxford, UK)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
BBC Radio DJ, most famous for being "The Headington Shark", a 25ft fibreglass statue of a shark that appears to "crash" through the roof of his house.
[Picture of Bill Heine]


Heine, Hilda
Born 6 April 1951  (Majuro, Marshall Islands)
Incumbent president of the Marshall Islands, the first woman to hold that post.
[Picture of Hilda Heine]


Helmond, Katherine Katherine Helmond is no longer with us
Born 5 July 1929  (Galveston, Texas, USA)

Died 23 February 2019  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Highly regarded US stage, film and TV actress best known for role in 'Soap'.
[Picture of Katherine Helmond]


Hendricks, Christina
Born 3 May 1975  (Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)
"Mad Men" actress, muse to Nicolas Winding Refn and SpadeCooley's future wife.
[Picture of Christina Hendricks]


Henry, Buck
Born 9 December 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
Film screenwriter, director and in his earlier days, actor. Twice nominated for an Academy Award.
[Picture of Buck Henry]


Henry, Derrick Johnny
Date and place of birth unknown
Drummer for proto-reggae band The Jolly Boys. Died March 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Derrick Johnny Henry]


Henry, Gloria
Born 2 April 1923  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Actress best known as Alice Mitchell, mother of 'Dennis the Menace'.
[Picture of Gloria Henry]


Henry, Graham
Born 8 June 1946  (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Knighted New Zealand Rugby Union coach.
[Picture of Graham Henry]


Henry, Mike
Born 15 August 1936  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American Football linebacker who became an actor. Played dimwit Junior in Smokey & The Bandit. Suffers from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Mike Henry]


Henson, Nicky Nicky Henson is no longer with us
Born 12 May 1945  (London, England)

Died 15 December 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
Film & TV actor, most recently in 'EastEnders' in the UK and 'Syriana' in the US.
[Picture of Nicky Henson]


Herbo, G
Born 8 October 1995  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Rapper, one of the key figures in modern Chicago hip-hop.
[Picture of G Herbo]


Herd, Robin
Born 23 March 1939  (Newton-le-Willows, UK)
Key engineer and designer for numerous F1 teams who later became chairman of Oxford United. Died June 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Robin Herd]


Herman, Jerry Jerry Herman is no longer with us
Born 10 July 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 27 December 2019  (Miami, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
American composer & lyricist, mostly for Broadway shows.
[Picture of Jerry Herman]


Herrera, Carmen
Born 31 May 1915  (Havana, Cuba)
Cuban abstract painter.
[Picture of Carmen Herrera]


Hersh, Seymour
Born 8 April 1937  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who mainly reports on the misdeeds of the US military.
[Picture of Seymour Hersh]


Heseltine, Michael
Born 21 March 1933  (Swansea, Wales)
One-time prime mover in the Tory party, known as 'Tarzan'.
[Picture of Michael Heseltine]


Hessayon, D. G.
Born in Salford, UK  (exact date unknown)
Botanist and author, wrote those "Be Your Own Gardening" expert books that have been in sale at every gardening centre in the UK since the mid 60s.
[Picture of D. G.  Hessayon]


Hesseman, Howard
Born 27 February 1940  (Lebanon, Oregon, USA)
80s sitcom mainstay. Would Howard Hesseman lie for weed? We don't think so.
[Picture of Howard Hesseman]


Hewish, Antony
Born 11 May 1924  (Fowey, Cornwall, England)
Radio astronomer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974.
[Picture of Antony Hewish]


Hewitt, James
Born 30 April 1958  (Derry, UK)
Former cavalry officer who had a five-year affair with Princess Diana between 1986 and 1991. Had a run as a reality TV star in the mid 2000s as well.
[Picture of James Hewitt]


Heywood, Anne
Born 11 December 1932  (Birmingham, England)
Beauty queen, turned actress, who had a few major films and TV shows to her credit, but long since retired.
[Picture of Anne Heywood]


Higgins, Jack
Born 27 July 1929  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Bestselling author, real name Harry Patterson. Best known for his rollicking, riveting thrillers.
[Picture of Jack Higgins]


Higgins, Terence
Born 18 January 1928  (place of birth unknown)
MP for Worthing 1964 to 1997, later a life peer. No relationship to the AIDS victim of the same name.
[Picture of Terence Higgins]


Higgins Clark, Mary
Born 27 December 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)
Highly successful suspense author.
[Picture of Mary Higgins Clark]


Higgs, Peter
Born 29 May 1929  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Eminent theoretical physicist.
[Picture of Peter Higgs]


Hill, Clint
Born 4 January 1932  (Larimore, North Dakota, USA)
Secret Service agent who was in the motorcade at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Born 1932.
[Picture of Clint Hill]


Hill, Conleth
Born 24 September 1964  (Ballycastle, UK)
Tony-nominated stage actor who can be found slumming it on "Game of Thrones" or Peter Kay shows when money's tight.
[Picture of Conleth Hill]


Hill, Dusty
Born 19 May 1949  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Lead singer of ZZ Top.
[Picture of Dusty Hill]


Hill, Felicity Felicity Hill is no longer with us
Born 12 December 1915  (place of birth unknown)

Died 30 January 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 103  (read death notice)
World War II veteran and former director of the Women's Royal Air Force.
[Picture of Felicity Hill]


Hill, Terence
Born 29 March 1939  (Venice, Italy)
Italian spaghetti western star (born Mario Girotti). Had a little man-big man partnership with the late Bud Spencer for two decades.
[Picture of Terence Hill]


Hill, Vince
Born 16 April 1937  (Coventry, England)
Big Band singer. According to his website, he is "instantly recognised as one of Britain's best-known and most successful singing stars", but frankly we wouldn't know him if we fell over him.
[Picture of Vince Hill]


Hilpert, Fritz
Born 31 May 1956  (Amberg, Germany)
Member of pioneering German synth-pop group Kraftwerk.
[Picture of Fritz Hilpert]


Hilton, Paris
Born 17 February 1981  (New York, New York, USA)
Spoilt rich kid from the Hilton hotel family, and inadvertent porn star.
[Picture of Paris Hilton]


Hinckley Jr, John
Born 29 May 1955  (Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA)
Attempted to kill Ronald Reagan in 1981 in a wacky attempt to win Jodie Foster's love. Suffice to say, it didn't work (on both counts), and Hinckley is now a long-term resident in a mental hospital.
[Picture of John Hinckley Jr]


Hindle, Madge
Born 19 May 1938  (Blackburn, Lancashire, England)
Character actress who often portrayed slightly stressed women. Was in Coronation Street from 1976-1980.
[Picture of Madge Hindle]


Hines, Frazer
Born 22 September 1944  (Horsforth, Yorkshire, England)
Actor who is best known as Jamie McCrimmon in 'Doctor Who' and Joe Sugden in 'Emmerdale Farm'.
[Picture of Frazer Hines]


Hinn, Benny
Born 3 December 1952  (Jaffa, Israel)
Israeli televangelist. Born Toufik Benedictus Hinn.
[Picture of Benny Hinn]


Hinsliff, Geoffrey
Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor best known as Don Brennan from 'Coronation Street'. Born 1937.
[Picture of Geoffrey Hinsliff]


Hinton, S.E.
Born 22 July 1948  (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA)
YA author, still best known for her debut work "The Outsiders", which she wrote aged 17.
[Picture of S.E. Hinton]


Hiriart, Lucia
Born 10 December 1922  (Antofagasta, Chile)
Widow of Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet.
[Picture of Lucia Hiriart]


Hirono, Mazie
Born 3 November 1947  (Koori, Japan)
First Buddhist senator of the US, as well as its first Asian-American female senator.
[Picture of Mazie Hirono]


Hitchcock, Patricia
Born 7 July 1928  (London, England)
Daughter of Alfred Hitchcock, who appeared in his films as a youngster, before turning to film production.
[Picture of Patricia Hitchcock]


Ho, Stanley
Born 25 November 1921  (Hong Kong)
Entrepreneur, known as the 'King of Gambling'.
[Picture of Stanley Ho]


Hockney, David
Born 9 July 1937  (Bradford, Yorkshire, England)
British artist, now based in California, whose (largely autobiographical) work is often described as Pop Art, although he himself has consistently shunned this label.
[Picture of David Hockney]


Hodel, Donald
Born 23 May 1935  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Cabinet member in the Reagan era.
[Picture of Donald Hodel]


Hoffman, Dustin
Born 8 August 1937  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Diminutive actor. Has played a wide range of roles in his 80 or so movie and TV appearances, including a crippled street hustler in 'Midnight Cowboy', a cross-dressing actor in 'Tootsie' and an autistic bloke in 'Rain Man'.
[Picture of Dustin Hoffman]


Hoffman, Elizabeth
Born 8 February 1927  (Corvallis, Oregon, USA)
American actress best remembered as Beatrice in the 90s TV drama "Sisters".
[Picture of Elizabeth Hoffman]


Hoffmann, Robert
Born 30 August 1939  (Salzburg, Austria)
Actor, best remembered for 'The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe', where he played the title role.
[Picture of Robert Hoffmann]


Hogan, Hulk
Born 11 August 1953  (Augusta, Georgia, USA)
Born Terry Gene Bollea. Former professional wrestler who for a time inexplicably became a film star.
[Picture of Hulk Hogan]


Hogan, Paul
Born 8 October 1939  (Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian star of 'Crocodile Dundee' and 'The Paul Hogan Show'.
[Picture of Paul Hogan]


Hoggard, Jacob
Born 9 July 1984  (Surrey, Canada)
Frontman of guitar-pop act Hedley, career effectively over after multiple allegations of rape against him.
[Picture of Jacob Hoggard]


Hogh, Lars
Born 14 January 1959  (Odense, Denmark)
Danish goalkeeper who had the poor fortune to be playing at the same time as Troels Rasmussen and Peter Schmeichel, limiting his national team opportunities.
[Picture of Lars Hogh]


Holbrook, Hal
Born 17 February 1925  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Veteran US actor, mostly on stage, but with some memorable film appearances too.
[Picture of Hal Holbrook]


Holden, Cliff
Born 12 December 1919  (Manchester, UK)
British artist, founder of the influential Borough Group movement.
[Picture of Cliff Holden]


Holder, Noddy
Born 15 June 1946  (Walsall, Staffordshire, England)
Slade front man-turned-actor.
[Picture of Noddy Holder]


Holder, Ram John
Born in Georgetown, Guyana  (exact date unknown)
Guyanese actor forever remembered as the rum-drinking Porkpie in groundbreaking 90s sitcom "Desmond's".
[Picture of Ram John Holder]


Holder, Vanburn
Born 10 October 1945  (Deans Village, Barbados)
Cricketer, part of the West Indies squad that won the first ever World Cup.
[Picture of Vanburn Holder]


Holiday, Lauren
Born 30 September 1987  (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
Former striker for the US women's national team, part of the side that won the 2015 World Cup.
[Picture of Lauren Holiday]


Hollingsworth, Mike
Date and place of birth unknown
TV executive once married to presenter Anne Diamond. Born 1946.
[Picture of Mike Hollingsworth]


Holly, Maria Elena
Born 20 December 1932  (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Widow of Buddy Holly and the administrator of his estate and copyrights. Learned about his death through the TV news.
[Picture of Maria Elena Holly]


Holm, Ian
Born 12 September 1931  (Goodmayes, Essex, England)
Respected stage and film actor - played Bilbo Baggins in the 'Lord of the Rings' films and the rather shifty android Ash in the 1979 classic 'Alien'.
[Picture of Ian Holm]


Holmes, James
Born 13 December 1987  (San Diego, California, USA)
Weird but sadly, deranged nutter who killed 12 people in a shooting spree at a cinema in Aurora, Colorado in 2012.
[Picture of James Holmes]


Holthausen-Krull, Helma
Born 21 October 1916  (Neuss, Germany)
Painter specialising in depictions of the Lower Rhine river and its environs.
[Picture of Helma Holthausen-Krull]


Holyfield, Evander
Born 19 October 1962  (Altmore, Alabama, USA)
Former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world who earned half a billion during his career and lost every cent of it. Also provided Mike Tyson with an ear-based snack in the late 90s.
[Picture of Evander Holyfield]


Hon, Priscilla
Born 10 May 1998  (Brisbane, Australia)
Australian tennis prospect.
[Picture of Priscilla Hon]


Hong, James
Born 22 February 1929  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
American actor of Chinese descent with over 500 TV and film roles to his credit including providing voices for characters in 'Mulan' and 'KungFu Panda'
[Picture of James Hong]


Hooley, Joan
Born 13 November 1936  (Jamaica)
Actress who made up 1/2 of one of television's first interracial kisses when she appeared in a 1964 "Emergency Ward 10" plotline. Like every other British-based black actor over the age of 70, recently popped up in "Death In Paradise".
[Picture of Joan Hooley]


Hooper, Stix
Born 15 August 1938  (Houston, Texas, USA)
American Jazz drummer and producer. Member of the Crusaders.
[Picture of Stix Hooper]


Hopkins, Anthony
Born 31 December 1937  (Margam, Port Talbot, Wales)
Film, TV & stage actor, best known for being Hannibal Lecter in 3 films.
[Picture of Anthony Hopkins]


Hopkins, Katie
Born 13 February 1975  (Barnstaple, Devon, England)
Controversial, publicity hungry, loudmouth who touts herself around the reality TV circuit.
[Picture of Katie Hopkins]


Hordern, Peter
Born 18 April 1929  (Alexandria, Egypt)
Conservative MP for Horsham between 1964 and 1997.
[Picture of Peter Hordern]


Horne, Marilyn
Born 16 January 1934  (Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA)
American opera singer, now suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Marilyn Horne]


Horowitz, David
Born 10 January 1939  (Queens, New York, USA)
Former marxist-turned right-wing political activist.
[Picture of David Horowitz]


Hostyn, Sasha
Born 14 December 1993  (Kingston, Canada)
Esports competitor, the only woman to have won an international "Starcraft" tournament.
[Picture of Sasha Hostyn]


Houllier, Gerard
Born 3 September 1947  (Therouanne, France)
Former France, Liverpool and Lyon manager.
[Picture of Gerard Houllier]


Houlston, Emma
Date and place of birth unknown
Recently married woman with aggreesive form of cancer, now crowdfunding. As you do…
[Picture of Emma Houlston]


House, Stephen
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Chief Constable of Scotland 2012-2015.
[Picture of Stephen House]


Houston, Thelma
Born 7 May 1946  (Leland, Mississippi, USA)
American singer who had a number one hit in 1977 with a cover of 'Don't Leave Me This Way'.
[Picture of Thelma Houston]


Howard, Bryce Dallas
Born 2 March 1981  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Big-bottomed daughter of Richie Cunningham, now a leading Hollywood star thanks to the Jurassic Park reboot.
[Picture of Bryce Dallas Howard]


Howard, John
Born 26 July 1939  (Sydney, Australia)
Former Australian Prime Minister.
[Picture of John Howard]


Howard, Mark
Born 8 June 1964  (Manchester, UK)
Sound engineer, worked on some of Bob Dylan's later efforts. Born c.1968.
[Picture of Mark Howard]


Howarth, Elgar
Born 4 November 1935  ( Cannock, Staffordshire, England)
British conductor and trumpeter.
[Picture of Elgar Howarth]


Howarth, Gerald
Born 12 September 1947  (Hurley, Berkshire, England)
Conservative MP for Aldershot since 1997.
[Picture of Gerald Howarth]


Howell, Harry Harry Howell is no longer with us
Born 28 December 1932  (Hamilton, Canada)

Died 9 March 2019  (Hamilton, Canada)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Ice hockey player, still holds the appearances record for the New York Rangers.
[Picture of Harry Howell]


Howes, Sally Ann
Born 20 July 1930  (London, England)
Actress, played Truly Scrumptious in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'.
[Picture of Sally Ann Howes]


Hoxha, Nexhmije
Born 7 February 1921  (Bitola, Macedonia)
Widow of Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha.
[Picture of Nexhmije Hoxha]


Hoyle, Dean
Born 16 April 1967  (Heckmondwike, UK)
Founder of high street-clogging chain Card Factory, current owner of Huddersfield Town.
[Picture of Dean Hoyle]


Hubbard, Edward L.
Born 18 May 1938  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Former US Air Force colonel, who later wrote and painted about his experiences. Best known for being a long-time POW during the Vietnam War.
[Picture of Edward L. Hubbard]


Huckabee, Mike
Born 24 August 1955  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
Republican governor of Arkansas from 1996-2007. Presidential hopeful in 2008 and may run again in 2012.
[Picture of Mike Huckabee]


Huckle, Richard Richard Huckle is no longer with us
Born 14 May 1987  (Ashford, Kent, England)

Died 13 October 2019  (HMP Full Sutton, UK)

Age at death: 33  (read death notice)
British convicted paedophile.
[Picture of Richard Huckle]


Hudd, Roy
Born 16 May 1936  (Croydon, Surrey, England)
Actor & comedian on TV, theatre, radio & film - one of the more popular names from music hall past still around today.
[Picture of Roy Hudd]


Huerta, Dolores
Born 10 April 1930  (Dawson, New Mexico, USA)
American Civil rights and Labor leader.
[Picture of Dolores Huerta]


Hugg, Mike
Born 11 August 1942  (Gosport, UK)
Drummer (and later keyboard player) with Manfred Mann and the group's subsequent incarnations.
[Picture of Mike Hugg]


Huggett, Brian
Born 18 November 1936  (Porthcawl, UK)
Nicknamed the "Welsh Bulldog", golfer who finished runner-up in the 1965 Open.
[Picture of Brian Huggett]


Hughes, Robert
Born 19 August 1948  (Sydney, Australia)
Star of long-running Australian family sitcom "Hey Dad!", who was later found to have been molesting young castmembers on set. Now doing time for it.
[Picture of Robert Hughes]


Hughes, Shirley
Born 16 July 1927  (West Kirby, England)
Children's author and illustrator.
[Picture of Shirley Hughes]


Hume, John
Born 18 January 1937  (Londonderry, Northern Ireland)
Former leader of the SDLP and joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998. In 2010 was voted 'Ireland's Greatest' person, despite being born in Northern Ireland.
[Picture of John Hume]


Humperdinck, Engelbert
Born 2 May 1936  (Madras, India)
British singer, born Arnold Dorsey. Famously beat the Beatles to No 1 in 1967 with 'Please Release Me'. Cheesy but very popular, like Quavers.
[Picture of Engelbert Humperdinck]


Humphrey, Sam
Born 24 April 1994  (New Zealand)
Dwarf actor, came to fame in 2017's "The Greatest Showman".
[Picture of Sam Humphrey]


Humphries, Barry
Born 17 February 1934  (Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Australian comic actor of Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson fame.
[Picture of Barry Humphries]


Humphrys, John
Born 17 August 1943  (Splott, Cardiff, Wales)
Uncompromising interviewer on Radio 4's 'Today' programme and quizmaster of 'Mastermind'. Became a father at 56 in 2000.
[Picture of John Humphrys]


Hunniford, Gloria
Born 10 April 1940  (Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland)
Long-serving TV & radio presenter, mother of the late Caron Keating.
[Picture of Gloria Hunniford]


Hunt, Marsha
Born 17 October 1917  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Blacklisted Hollywood actress.
[Picture of Marsha Hunt]


Hunt, Pauline
Date and place of birth unknown
Scottish woman who received lymph node cancer from a kidney transplant. Born c.1969.
[Picture of Pauline Hunt]


Hunt, Roger
Born 20 July 1938  (Golborne, Lancashire, England)
Liverpool FC's all-time leading league goalscorer and one of the heroes of England's 1966 World Cup win.
[Picture of Roger Hunt]


Hunter, Ian
Born 3 June 1939  (Oswestry, Shropshire, England)
Former lead singer with glam rock band Mott the Hoople.
[Picture of Ian Hunter]


Huntley, Ian
Born 31 January 1974  (Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England)
School caretaker who murdered two 10-year-old girls in Soham, Cambridgeshire and sentenced in 2003 to two terms of life imprisonment, and it was revealed after his trial that he had previously been accused of a string of sex crimes.
[Picture of Ian Huntley]


Hurd, Douglas
Born 8 March 1930  (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England)
Former diplomat, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under the Thatcher and Major governments and that his name is rhyming slang for a third-class university degree. Or defication.
[Picture of Douglas Hurd]


Hurley, Charlie
Born 4 October 1936  (Cork, Rep of Ireland)
Legendary and hugely popular former Sunderland FC player and Reading FC manager.
[Picture of Charlie Hurley]


Hurst, Geoff
Born 8 December 1941  (Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England)
Scorer of the only World Cup Final hatrick, for England, in 1966.
[Picture of Geoff Hurst]


Hurt, William
Born 20 March 1950  (Washington D.C., USA)
Academy award-winning actor.
[Picture of William Hurt]


Husari, Humam
Date and place of birth unknown
Syrian filmmaker and journalist, controversially denied a visa to visit the UK in 2018.
[Picture of Humam Husari]


Husband, Tony
Born 28 August 1950  (Blackpool, England)
Newspaper cartoonist.
[Picture of Tony Husband]


Hutter, Ralf
Born 20 August 1946  (Krefeld, Germany)
Lead singer and founder member of legendary synthpop band Kraftwerk.
[Picture of Ralf Hutter]


Hutton, Brian
Born 29 June 1931  (Belfast, UK)
Former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, later chaired the inquiry that cleared the British government of any involvement in the death of Dr David Kelly.
[Picture of Brian Hutton]


Huyck, Willard
Born 8 September 1945  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Screenwriter, director and producer, best known for his work on the Indiana Jones films and 'American Graffitti'.
[Picture of Willard Huyck]


Hyland, Sarah
Born 24 November 1990  (New York City, New York, USA)
The actress on "Modern Family" who doesn't have large breasts.
[Picture of Sarah Hyland]

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