Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2019: K


Kadenge, Joe Joe Kadenge is no longer with us
Born 16 March 1935  (Kenya)

Died 7 July 2019  (Nairobi, Kenya)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Footballer, regarded as an all-time great in his native Kenya.
[Picture of Joe Kadenge]


Kaine, Tim
Born 26 February 1958  (Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA)
Former attorney and current politician, Hilary Clinton's running partner in the 2016 US election.
[Picture of Tim Kaine]


Kalb, Bernard
Born 4 February 1922  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former "New York Times" writer who joined the Reagan administration as spokesperson for the state department in 1984. He left the post two years later over what he saw as a "disinformation campaign" against Colonel Gaddafi.
[Picture of Bernard Kalb]


Kandel, Eric
Born 7 November 1929  (Vienna, Austria)
Nobel Prize-winning Austrian-American neuroscientist.
[Picture of Eric Kandel]


Kander, John
Born 18 March 1927  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Composer of stage musicals, including 'Cabaret', 'Fosse' and 'Chicago'.
[Picture of John Kander]


Kaplan, Juliette Juliette Kaplan is no longer with us
Born 2 October 1939  (Bournemouth, Dorset, England)

Died 10 October 2019  (Huddersfield, UK)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
Actress, best known for playing the wife from Hell, Pearl, in Last of the Summer Wine.
[Picture of Juliette Kaplan]


Kara, Ritchii
Born in Saltdean, East Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Drag queen who was diagnosed with vCJD, the human equivalent of Mad Cow disease, in spite of being a vegetarian for the past five years. Born c.1985.
[Picture of Ritchii Kara]


Karen, Anna
Born 19 September 1936  (Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Actress best known for her role as the hapless Olive Rudge in ITV's hit 70s sitcom 'On the Buses'.
[Picture of Anna Karen]


Karimova, Gulnara
Born 8 July 1972  (Fergana, Uzbekistan)
Daughter of Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan. Gulnara is also a diplomat and businesswoman.
[Picture of Gulnara Karimova]


Karina, Anna Anna Karina is no longer with us
Born 22 September 1940  (Solbjerg, Denmark)

Died 14 December 2019  (Paris, France)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Danish-French film actress, muse of Nouvelle Vague director Jean-Luc Godard.
[Picture of Anna Karina]


Karolyi, Bela
Born 19 September 1942  (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Possibly the most important coach in gymnastics history, whose methods are now seen as archaic and cruel.
[Picture of Bela Karolyi]


Karzau, Sonja
Born 1 October 1912  (Cologne, Germany)
Old German actress. Appeared in the 1967 Brian Jones-soundtracked film "A Degree of Murder".
[Picture of Sonja Karzau]


Kasdan, Lawrence
Born 14 January 1949  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Film producer, scriptwriter and director. Wrote the screenplays for 'The Empire Strikes Back', 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' and 'Return of the Jedi'. Also directed the neo-noir thriller 'Body Heat' in 1981.
[Picture of Lawrence Kasdan]


Kasem, Jean
Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA  (exact date unknown)
American actress, widow of the late Casey. As Groucho Marx once said "No wonder he passed away!" Born 1955.
[Picture of Jean Kasem]


Kate, Anissa
Born 7 May 1987  (Lyon, France)
French porn star, two-time winner of the AVN for best Foreign Female Performer.
[Picture of Anissa Kate]


Katona, Kerry
Born 6 September 1980  (Warrington, Cheshire, England)
Former topless model and member of Atomic Kitten who admitted to never having sung a note on any of the band's hits. Made many a tabloid cover with her drug-fuelled antics and relationships with bigger and balder builders.
[Picture of Kerry Katona]


Kaunda, Kenneth
Born 28 April 1924  (Chinsali, Zambia)
President of Zambia from 1964-91.
[Picture of Kenneth Kaunda]


Kaurismaki, Aki
Born 4 April 1957  (Orimattila, Finland)
Acclaimed Finnish film screenwriter and director.
[Picture of Aki Kaurismaki]


Kavanaugh, Brett
Born 12 February 1965  (Washington DC, USA)
Hard-partying, hard-drinking associate justice of the Supreme Court of the USA, whose college exploits captivated the world for a few weeks in 2018.
[Picture of Brett Kavanaugh]


Kay, Peter
Born 2 July 1973  (Bolton, Lancashire, England)
Rotund, northern comic of 'Phoenix Nights' fame. Garlic bread?
[Picture of Peter Kay]


Kaye, Paul
Born 15 December 1964  (London, UK)
Comedian/actor behind the truly fantastic Dennis Pennis and the utterly shit Mike Strutter.
[Picture of Paul Kaye]


Keating, Michael
Born 10 February 1941  (London, UK)
Played Vila Restal in "Blake's 7", now a semi-regular as the local priest on "Eastenders".
[Picture of Michael Keating]


Keating, Paul
Born 18 January 1944  (Darlinghurst, Australia)
Prime minister of Australia from 1991 to 1996. Took Labor to a surprise victory in the 1993 election despite an ongoing recession.
[Picture of Paul Keating]


Keaton, Michael
Born 5 September 1951  (Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA)
American actor, a former Batman. Also in 'Beetlejuice' and the criminally underrated 'Night Shift' with Henry Wrinkler.
[Picture of Michael Keaton]


Keery-Fisher, Natalia
Born 15 August 1986  (Bradford, UK)
One of the weirdest showbiz careers of the past half-century whose various exploits are far too lengthy to fit into a single blurb. From "The Archers" to a rap career to ripping off Lady Gaga to Jasper Carrot sitcoms to Australian X-Factor to deserved obscurity.
[Picture of Natalia Keery-Fisher]


Keitel, Harvey
Born 13 May 1939  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, most notably in 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction'.
[Picture of Harvey Keitel]


Keith, Penelope
Born 2 April 1940  (Sutton, Surrey, England)
Popular actress in the 1970s whom male viewers secretly fancied in 'The Good Life' whilst publicly liking Felicity Kendall. And don't deny it...
[Picture of Penelope Keith]


Kelly, Brett
Born 30 October 1993  (Vancouver, Canada)
Former child star, most famous as the fat kid in "Bad Santa".
[Picture of Brett Kelly]


Kelly, Elizabeth
Born 29 May 1921  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Actress, Nellie Ellis in EastEnders, between 1993-2000.
[Picture of Elizabeth Kelly]


Kelly, Henry
Born 17 April 1946  (Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Rep of Ireland)
Radio DJ and TV presenter, one of the quartet of 'Game for a Laugh' and very much his own man presenting the bizarre, but brilliant, Eurovision type quiz show, 'Going for Gold'.
[Picture of Henry Kelly]


Kelly, Jim
Born 14 February 1960  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Retired quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, been suffering from cancer and MRSA since 2013.
[Picture of Jim Kelly]


Kelly, Matthew
Born 9 March 1950  (Manchester, England)
Former host of UK TV shows 'Game For A Laugh' and 'Stars In Their Eyes', whose career came down crashing down around his ears in late 2002 when various insalubrious accusations were made about his sexual preferences.
[Picture of Matthew Kelly]


Kelly, Robert "R."
Born 8 January 1967  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer, best known for his song 'I Believe I Can Fly' - which he insists was NOT copied from Keith Harris & Orville.
[Picture of Robert


Kelman, James
Born 9 June 1946  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Controversial Scottish novelist who won the 1994 Booker prize for 'How Late It Was How Late'.
[Picture of James Kelman]


Kelsey, Edward Edward Kelsey is no longer with us
Born 4 June 1930  (Petersfield, UK)

Died 23 April 2019  (Birmingham, UK)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Voice of Joe Grundy on "The Archers" for years, also gave life to Baron Greenback in "Danger Mouse".
[Picture of Edward Kelsey]


Kemp, Jeremy Jeremy Kemp is no longer with us
Born 3 January 1935  (Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England)

Died 19 July 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Veteran British actor who has appeared in a long list of TV shows and films.
[Picture of Jeremy Kemp]


Kennedy, Brian
Born 12 October 1966  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Northern Irish singer who represented the UK in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest.
[Picture of Brian Kennedy]


Kennedy, Ethel
Born 11 April 1928  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Widow of Robert Kennedy. Perhaps the most cursed of all the Kennedys, as her parents, brother, husband, sister-in-law and two sons all died early, most in accidents. Amazing that she's made it this far, in a way.
[Picture of Ethel Kennedy]


Kennedy, Ray
Born 28 July 1951  (Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England)
Former Liverpool and England footballer, now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Ray Kennedy]


Kennedy Martin, Ian
Born 23 May 1936  (place of birth unknown)
Television writer, specialising in police drama. Created 'The Sweeney', 'Juliet Bravo' and 'The Chinese Detective'.
[Picture of Ian Kennedy Martin]


Kennedy Smith, Jean
Born 20 February 1928  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
US Ambassador to Ireland from 1993 to 1998. The only surviving child of Joseph Kennedy from that remarkable family.
[Picture of Jean Kennedy Smith]


Kennelly, Barbara B.
Born 10 July 1936  (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
American politician, vice-chair of the House Democratic Conference between 1995 and 1999.
[Picture of Barbara B. Kennelly]


Kenny, Tom
Born 13 July 1962  (Syracuse, New York, USA)
Actor, comedian and the voice of 'SpongeBob SquarePants'.
[Picture of Tom Kenny]


Kent (Prince Edward), Duke of
Born 9 October 1935  (Belgrave Square, London, England)
The Duke of Kent since 1942, after his father was killed in an air crash. Also head of the Lawn Tennis Association & so often seen at Wimbledon.
[Picture of Duke of Kent (Prince Edward)]


Kercheval, Ken Ken Kercheval is no longer with us
Born 15 July 1935  (Wolcottville, Indiana, USA)

Died 21 April 2019  (Clinton, Indiana, USA)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
American actor, probably best remembered as Cliff "Digger" Barnes in 'Dallas'.
[Picture of Ken Kercheval]


Kerr, Graham
Born 22 January 1934  (London, England)
One of the first celebrity chefs - still well remembered as 'The Galloping Gourmet'.
[Picture of Graham Kerr]


Kerr, Judith Judith Kerr is no longer with us
Born 14 June 1923  (Berlin, Germany)

Died 22 May 2019  (London, UK)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Author, creator of the Mog series of children's books. Widow of pioneering television writer Nigel Kneale.
[Picture of Judith Kerr]


Kerslake, Lee
Born 16 April 1947  (Winton, Bournemouth, Dorset, England)
Drummer for 1970s progressive rock band Uriah Heep.
[Picture of Lee Kerslake]


Kerslake, Seana
Born 21 October 1990  (Dublin, Ireland)
Irish actress, broke through with the TV series "Can't Cope, Won't Cope".
[Picture of Seana Kerslake]


Kesha, (singer)
Born 1 March 1987  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Singer-songwriter and rapper whose debut album, 'Animal' topped the U.S. Charts in 2010. I pretend I know all this, but I don't..
[Picture of (singer) Kesha]


Kettley, John
Born 11 July 1952  (Halifax, Yorkshire, England)
...is a weather man, a weather man, a weather man.
[Picture of John Kettley]


Khaled, DJ
Born 26 November 1975  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Social media king and occasional recording artiste, already has two US number ones to his name.
[Picture of DJ Khaled]


Khamenei, Ayatollah Ali
Born 17 July 1939  (Mashhad, Iran)
Former President of Iran, and current Supreme Leader, since 1989.
[Picture of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei]


Khan, Irrfan
Born 7 January 1967  (Jaipur, India)
One of India's most popular actors, who also always pops up whenever a western film is shot in the country ("Slumdog Millionaire", "The Dahjeeling Limited").
[Picture of Irrfan Khan]


Khosrow Ali Vaziri, Hossein
Born 15 March 1943  (Tehran, Iran)
The Iron Sheik, baby. Crack-smoking former Olympic wrestler for Iran who helped usher in Hulkamania by laying down for the big legdrop in 1984. Daughter was murdered in 2003.
[Picture of Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri]


Kibaki, Mwai
Born 15 November 1931  (Gatuyiani, Nyeri, Kenya)
Current President of Kenya, since 2002.
[Picture of Mwai Kibaki]


Kilby, Barry
Born 23 January 1949  (Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
Former Burnley FC chairman, who stood down due to his cancer fight.
[Picture of Barry Kilby]


Kilmer, Val
Born 31 December 1959  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Square-jawed film actor. Excellent in 'Tombstone', shit in 'Batman' and indeed everything else...
[Picture of Val Kilmer]


Kim, Lil
Born 11 July 1974  (New York City, New York, USA)
Biggie Smalls-discovered rapper who would go on to be one of the biggest ever names in women's hip-hop, and 1/5th of the group that brought you the wedding reception floorfiller cover "Lady Marmalade".
[Picture of Lil Kim]


Kim, Lim
Born 21 January 1994  (place of birth unknown)
One-time k-pop star whose career has entered the doldrums.
[Picture of Lim Kim]


Kim, Patti
Born 28 February 1938  (Seoul, South Korea)
South Korean singer, one of the first to achieve any fame outside her home country.
[Picture of Patti Kim]


King, Billie Jean
Born 22 November 1943  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Hugely successful tennis player, 6 times Wimbledon ladies Champion.
[Picture of Billie Jean King]


King, Carole
Born 9 February 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Singer-songwriter who co-wrote several hits with her husband Gerry Goffin before enjoying a massive hit with the 1971 album 'Tapestry'.
[Picture of Carole King]


King, Don
Born 20 August 1931  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Exuberant, some might say cynical, boxing promoter with the upright hair.
[Picture of Don King]


King, Jonathan
Born 9 December 1944  (Godalming, Surrey, England)
Musician and TV presenter who was sentenced to 7 years in jail in 2001 for sexually abusing teenage boys.
[Picture of Jonathan King]


King, Larry
Born 19 November 1933  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American broadcaster, who hosted a world-famous chat show on CNN until his retirement in 2010. Born Lawrence Harvey Zieger.
[Picture of Larry King]


King, Patsy
Born in Melbourne, Australia  (exact date unknown)
Actress, in many a TV show in Australia, including Prisoner: Cell Block H. Born 1929.
[Picture of Patsy King]


King, Perry
Born 30 April 1948  (Alliance, Ohio, USA)
Actor who played Han Solo in the radio series of 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Perry King]


King, Stephen
Born 21 September 1947  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Horror writer - 'Carrie', 'The Shining', 'It', 'Misery' etc.
[Picture of Stephen King]


King Farris, Christine
Born 11 September 1927  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
The last living sibling of Martin Luther King, and a public speaker in her own right.
[Picture of Christine King Farris]


Kingsley, Ben
Born 31 December 1943  (Snainton, Yorkshire, England)
Acclaimed actor, still best known for playing Gandhi in the 1982 biopic of the same name. Knighted in 2002, inflating his head to the size of a small moon, but seems to have mellowed in recent years.
[Picture of Ben Kingsley]


Kingsley, Gershon
Born 28 October 1922  (Bochum, Germany)
German-American composer, an expert in electronic music.
[Picture of Gershon Kingsley]


Kinnear, Joe
Born 27 December 1946  (Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
Former Tottenham & Ireland footballer, before becoming a very outspoken, but not particularly successful manager.
[Picture of Joe Kinnear]


Kinnock, Neil
Born 28 March 1942  (Tredegar, Wales)
Leader of the Labour Party from 1983-1992. Later an EC commissioner.
[Picture of Neil Kinnock]


Kinsey, Tony
Born 11 October 1927  (Sutton Coldfield, England)
Jazz drummer.
[Picture of Tony Kinsey]


Kirac, Suna
Born 3 June 1941  (Ankara, Turkey)
I haven't triple-checked this, but I think she's the only billionaire with ALS. Vice-president of humorously named Turkish conglomerate Koc Holding.
[Picture of Suna Kirac]


Kirkby, Emma
Born 26 February 1949  (Camberley, UK)
Soprano and one of the world's leading experts on medieval music.
[Picture of Emma Kirkby]


Kirtley, Paul
Born 17 January 1973  (place of birth unknown)
Protégé of Ray Mears, offers similar "piss on your own hands to scare off a bear" advice.
[Picture of Paul Kirtley]


Kiser, Terry
Born 1 August 1939  (Omaha, Nebraska, USA)
Actor in numerous TV show & films - including Bernie in 'Weekend at Bernie's' & HG Wells in 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman'.
[Picture of Terry Kiser]


Kishi, Keiko
Born 11 August 1932  (Yokohama, Japan)
Japanese actress, one of the country's most revered. Starred in the Cannes-winning 1960 effort "Her Brother".
[Picture of Keiko Kishi]


Kissinger, Henry
Born 23 May 1923  (Furth, Germany)
Secretary of State in the US government under Presidents Nixon and Ford. Shared the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to broker a ceasefire in Vietnam - ironic, given that he'd been part of the government that started the war in the first place.
[Picture of Henry Kissinger]


Kitchen, Kenneth
Born in Aberdeen, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Leading Egyptologist, regarded as the number one expert on Ramesses II. Born 1932.
[Picture of Kenneth Kitchen]


Kitchen, Linda
Date and place of birth unknown
Opera singer and actress.
[Picture of Linda Kitchen]


Kitson, Frank
Born 15 December 1926  (London, England)
Former Commander-in-Chief UK Land Forces.
[Picture of Frank Kitson]


Kitson, Ken
Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England  (exact date unknown)
British actor who has a habit of popping up in Last of the Summer Wine and.... not much else really. Born 1946.
[Picture of Ken Kitson]


Klasnic, Ivan
Born 29 January 1980  (Hamburg, Germany)
Former Croatian international footballer.
[Picture of Ivan Klasnic]


Klein, Daniel
Date and place of birth unknown
American computer scientist, born c.1976.
[Picture of Daniel Klein]


Klein, Lloyd
Born 15 February 1967  (Montreal, Canada)
Fashion designer and partner of notorious "Catwoman" plastic surgery creature Jocelyn Wildenstein.
[Picture of Lloyd Klein]


Klishina, Darya
Born 15 January 1991  (Tver, Russia)
Russian long jumper, one of the few athletes from that country still allowed to compete following anti-doping crackdowns.
[Picture of Darya Klishina]


Knight, Gillian
Born 1 November 1934  (Redditch, UK)
Opera star, specialises in contralto roles of the Savoy classics.
[Picture of Gillian Knight]


Knight, Gladys
Born 28 May 1944  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
"The Empress of Soul", one of the few artists (along with her Pips) who achieved more fame after leaving Motown than on it.
[Picture of Gladys Knight]


Knight, Greg
Born 4 April 1949  (Blaby, Leicestershire)
Conservative MP for East Yorkshire since 2001.
[Picture of Greg Knight]


Knight, Jill
Born 9 July 1924  (London, England)
Former Conservative MP for Birmingham Edgbaston.
[Picture of Jill Knight]


Knight, Marion "Suge"
Born 19 April 1965  (Compton, California, USA)
Co-founder of rap & hip-hop label Death Row Records. Once allegedly dangled Vanilla Ice out of a seventh-storey window by his ankles; his only mistake was hauling him back in again.
[Picture of Marion


Knight, Merald
Born 4 September 1942  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Soul singer with Gladys Knight & the Pips.
[Picture of Merald Knight]


Knight, Ronnie
Born in London, UK  (exact date unknown)
Nightclub owner and Krays associate, was married to Barbara Windsor for 21 years during which time he definitely didn’t plan the 1983 Security Express heist. Born 1934.
[Picture of Ronnie Knight]


Knight, Rosalind
Born 3 December 1933  (Marylebone, London, England)
Actress, often on stage as well as TV.
[Picture of Rosalind Knight]


Knightley, Keira
Born 26 March 1985  (Teddington, Yorkshire, England)
English actress, best known for Pirates of the Caribbean. Constantly accused by the press of living with various eating and body image disorders thanks to the crime of being a bit thin.
[Picture of Keira Knightley]


Knobbs, Brian
Born 6 May 1964  (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)
One half of wrestling's The Nasty Boys tag team, more famous now as one of Hulk Hogan's most brown-nosed hang-ons.
[Picture of Brian Knobbs]


Knowlden, Marilyn
Born 12 May 1926  (Oakland, California, USA)
Child actress of the 1930s, worked alongside the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis and James Cagney.
[Picture of Marilyn Knowlden]


Knowles, Michael
Born in Spondon, Derbyshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor who specialised in playing posh twits. Born 1937.
[Picture of Michael Knowles]


Knox, Barbara
Born 30 September 1933  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
Rita Bates/Sullivan/Fairclough in Coronation Street, a role she has played, on & off, since 1964.
[Picture of Barbara Knox]


Koch, Charles
Born 1 November 1935  (Wichita, Kansas, USA)
CEO of Koch Industries who has funnelled billions into right-wing causes in the US.
[Picture of Charles Koch]


Koch, David H. David H. Koch is no longer with us
Born 3 March 1940  (Wichita, Kansas, USA)

Died 23 August 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Businessman, currently the 4th richest man in the US, co-owner of Koch Industries.
[Picture of David H. Koch]


Koenig, Walter
Born 14 September 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor, who will forever be known as Chekov in the original 'Star Trek'. Later a comic book artist.
[Picture of Walter Koenig]


Kohner, Susan
Born 11 November 1936  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress who retired from the industry aged only 28. Best known for her Oscar-nominated performance in "Imitation of Life".
[Picture of Susan Kohner]


Kony, Joseph
Born 18 September 1962  (Odek, Gulu, Uganda)
Leader of the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. Accused of all sorts of grisly murders, tortures and what-not.
[Picture of Joseph Kony]


Koom III, Naaba
Date and place of birth unknown
Leader of the Mossi state of Yatenga since 1978. You tell me.
[Picture of Naaba Koom III]


Kooper, Al
Born 5 February 1944  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Original frontman of Blood, Sweat and Tears, the man who convinced Dylan to go electric and producer of Lynyrd Skynyrd's biggest hits.
[Picture of Al Kooper]


Kossoff, Leon Leon Kossoff is no longer with us
Born 10 December 1926  (Islington, London, England)

Died 4 July 2019  (London, UK)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Artist, whose speciality is London - either portraits, buildings or cityscapes.
[Picture of Leon Kossoff]


Kotto, Yaphet
Born 15 November 1937  (New York City, New York, USA)
US actor, known for his roles in 'Alien', 'Running Man' and 'Live and Let Die'.
[Picture of Yaphet Kotto]


Koufax, Sandy
Born 30 December 1935  (New York City, New York, USA)
One of the greatest baseball players of all time, and the youngest person elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
[Picture of Sandy Koufax]


Kowalkiewicz, Karolina
Born 15 October 1985  (Lodz, Poland)
MMA fighter, currently fighting in the UFC's strawweight division.
[Picture of Karolina Kowalkiewicz]


Kowalski, Stanislaw
Born 14 April 1910  (Rogówek, Poland)
The oldest man to ever run the 100m, doing so aged 105 in a leisurely 34.5 seconds.
[Picture of Stanislaw Kowalski]


Kraft Jr, Christopher Christopher Kraft Jr is no longer with us
Born 28 February 1924  (Phoebus, Virginia, USA)

Died 22 July 2019  (Houston, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Former NASA flight director & director of the Johnson Space Center.
[Picture of Christopher Kraft Jr]


Kramer, Jeffrey
Born 15 July 1945  (New York City, New York, USA)
Emmy-winning producer.
[Picture of Jeffrey Kramer]


Kramer, Larry
Born 25 June 1935  (Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA)
Dramatist, author & gay rights activist.
[Picture of Larry Kramer]


Kramm, Hannelore
Born 30 May 1942  (Linz, Austria)
Singer and wife of Austrian pop icon Heino.
[Picture of Hannelore Kramm]


Kranz, Gene
Born 17 August 1933  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Mission control member during the infamous Apollo 13 voyage, played by Ed Harris in the movie adaptation.
[Picture of Gene Kranz]


Krassner, Paul Paul Krassner is no longer with us
Born 9 April 1932  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 21 July 2019  (Desert Hot Springs, California, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
American counter-culture comedian and writer, a key member of Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters.
[Picture of Paul Krassner]


Krauss, Lawrence M.
Born 27 May 1954  (New York City, New York, USA)
Cosmologist whose academic career came to a rapid stop in 2018 after he was found to have grabbed a co-worker's tit without permission.
[Picture of Lawrence M. Krauss]


Kretzmer, Herbert
Born 5 October 1925  (Kroonstad, South Africa)
Journalist, who is better known as the lyricist for the English-language musical adaptation of Les Miserables.
[Picture of Herbert Kretzmer]


Kreuk, Kristin
Born 30 December 1982  (Vancouver, Canada)
Absolutely stunning actress who may or may not the third-in-command of a sex cult with her former Smallville co-star Allison Mack.
[Picture of Kristin Kreuk]


Krieger, Robby
Born 8 January 1946  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Guitarist for The Doors, who also wrote some of the band's songs.
[Picture of Robby Krieger]


Kristofferson, Kris
Born 22 June 1936  (Brownsville, Texas, USA)
Successful folk and country singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Kris Kristofferson]


Kroc, Janae
Born 8 December 1972  (place of birth unknown)
Former bodybuilder and powerlifter (a 2006 Arnold Classic champion) whose gender transition was the focus of the 2017 documentary "Transformer".
[Picture of Janae Kroc]


Kroes, Doutzen
Born 23 January 1985  (Eastemar, Netherlands)
Dutch model and Victoria's Secret Angel. Now playing Venelia in the DC movies.
[Picture of Doutzen Kroes]


Kroesen Jr, Frederick J.
Born 11 February 1923  (Phillipsburg, New Jersey, USA)
US Army 4 Star General who served in the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War.
[Picture of Frederick J. Kroesen Jr]


Krofft, Marty
Born 9 April 1937  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Sid, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of Marty Krofft]


Krofft, Sid
Born 30 July 1929  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Marty, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of Sid Krofft]


Kruger, Hardy
Born 12 April 1928  (Wedding, Berlin, Germany)
Veteran German actor, who appeared in many Hollywood films - 'Flight of the Phoenix' etc. Nice to think that if he was to snuff it this year he won't be the "one who got away.." from the DDP!
[Picture of Hardy Kruger]


Kudlow, Larry
Born 20 August 1947  (Englewood, New Jersey, USA)
American right-wing financial analyst, one of the more vocal Reaganomics stans. Unsurprisingly also had a battle with cocaine abuse.
[Picture of Larry Kudlow]


Kuhn, Mickey
Born 21 September 1932  (Waukegan, Illinois, USA)
Former child actor who retired from the film business in 1957 aged 25.
[Picture of Mickey Kuhn]


Kuhr, Brandt
Date and place of birth unknown
American suffering from a very rare imuno disorder.
[Picture of Brandt Kuhr]


Kumar, Dilip
Born 11 December 1922  (Peshawar, India)
Indian film actor turned politician.
[Picture of Dilip Kumar]


Kundera, Milan
Born 1 April 1929  (Brno, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic))
Author - wrote cult novel 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being'.
[Picture of Milan Kundera]


Kung, Hans
Born 19 March 1928  (Sursee, Lucerne, Switzerland)
Catholic priest who has been one of the top theological writers and thinkers for decades.
[Picture of Hans Kung]


Kuok, Robert
Born 6 October 1923  (Johor, Malaysia)
Successful Malaysian/Chinese businessman, owner of the Shangri-La Hotel chain and 40th richest man in the World.
[Picture of Robert Kuok]


Kushner, Jared
Born 10 January 1981  (Livingston, New Jersey, USA)
Donald Trump's son-in-law, possibly the only person in his administration who won't flip at some point.
[Picture of Jared Kushner]


Kutcher, Ashton
Born 7 February 1978  (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA)
Actor, married to Demi Moore from 2005-13 and now with Mila Kunis, the lucky cunt..
[Picture of Ashton Kutcher]


Kuznetsova, Nataliya
Born 1 July 1991  (Chita, Russia)
Leading female powerlifter, holds multiple records and is quite open about her anabolic steroid usage.
[Picture of Nataliya Kuznetsova]


Kvapil, Radoslav
Born 15 March 1934  (Brno, Czech Republic)
Noted Czech pianist.
[Picture of Radoslav Kvapil]


Kyaw, Htin
Born 20 July 1946  (Yangon, Myanmar)
Former president of Myanmar, who stood down from the role in 2018 due to unspecified "health issues".
[Picture of Htin Kyaw]


Kyo, Machiko Machiko Kyo is no longer with us
Born 25 March 1924  (Osaka, Japan)

Died 12 May 2019  (Tokyo, Japan)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Japanese movie actress, a star in her homeland.
[Picture of Machiko Kyo]

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