Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2019: S


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


Sadeghi, Arash
Date and place of birth unknown
Iranian human rights activist, has undertaken a number of hunger strikes in recent years.
[Picture of Arash Sadeghi]


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


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


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


Said Al Said of Oman, Qaboos bin
Born 18 November 1940  (Salalah, Oman)
Sultan of Oman since 1970, when he overthew his father. Hmmm little bit Oedipal that...
[Picture of Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman]


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


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


Sainty, John
Born 24 March 1946  (London, UK)
Former Reading and Bournemouth striker.
[Picture of John Sainty]


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


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


Samples, Candy
Born 12 April 1928  (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)
Old-school pornographic actress. Died September 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Candy Samples]


Samudio, Domingo
Born 28 February 1937  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Better known as Sam the Sham, frontman of the Pharoahs, who sang "Wooly Bully".
[Picture of Domingo Samudio]


Samuels, Skyler
Born 14 April 1994  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, played Grace in the first season of "Scream Queens".
[Picture of Skyler Samuels]


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


Samuelsson, Bengt I.
Born 21 May 1934  (Halmstad, Sweden)
Swedish biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1982.
[Picture of Bengt I. Samuelsson]


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


Sanders, Sarah Huckabee
Born 13 August 1982  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
White House press secretary under Donald Trump. Talk about a thankless job…
[Picture of Sarah Huckabee Sanders]


Sandom, Doug Doug Sandom is no longer with us
Born 26 February 1933  (London, UK)

Died 27 February 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Original drummer for the British mod legends, The Who.
[Picture of Doug Sandom]


Sandoval, Hope
Born 24 June 1966  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
One of the definitive female indie vocalists of the 90s, frontwoman of Mazzy Star.
[Picture of Hope Sandoval]


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


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


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


Sassou Nguesso, Denis
Born 24 November 1943  (Edou, Congo-Brazzaville)
President of Congo-Brazzaville since 1997.
[Picture of Denis Sassou Nguesso]


Saturn, Perry
Born 25 October 1966  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
American wrestler, born Perry Arthur Satullo.
[Picture of Perry Saturn]


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


Saunders, Ron Ron Saunders is no longer with us
Born 6 November 1932  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)

Died 7 December 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Former manager of Aston Villa, Birmingham City and West Bromwich Albion.
[Picture of Ron Saunders]


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


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


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


Saville, Jonny
Born 21 October 1986  (Huddersfield, UK)
MMA fighter with a mighty 1-1-0 record.
[Picture of Jonny Saville]


Savitt, Dick
Born 4 March 1927  (Bayonne, New Jersey, USA)
Tennis player of the 1950s, won both Wimbledon and the Australian Open in the same year.
[Picture of Dick Savitt]


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


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


Sayers, Gale
Born 30 May 1943  (Wichita, Kansas, USA)
Former NFL player whose autobiography was turned into the hit TV movie "Brian's Song".
[Picture of Gale Sayers]


Scala, Tina
Born 16 July 1935  (Mili San Marco, Italy)
Actress and model of aristocratic descent, became a pin-up popular among US soldiers stationed in Vietnam.
[Picture of Tina Scala]


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


Scalfari, Eugenio
Born 6 April 1924  (Citavecchia, Italy)
Leading Italian journalist, famously misquoted Pope Francis as saying that hell doesn't exist.
[Picture of Eugenio Scalfari]


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


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


Scarlett, Lynn
Date and place of birth unknown
Leading US environmental policy executive and analyst.
[Picture of Lynn Scarlett]


Scatton, Dana Dana Scatton is no longer with us
Born 13 January 2000  (place of birth unknown)

Died 22 April 2019  (Weatherly, Pennsylvania, USA)

Age at death: 19  (read death notice)
Cancer mum.
[Picture of Dana Scatton]


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


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


Schluter, Poul
Born 3 April 1929  (Tonder, Denmark)
Prime Minister of Denmark from 1982-1993.
[Picture of Poul Schluter]


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


Schnabel, Parker
Born 22 July 1994  (Haines, Alaska, USA)
One of the stars of reality show 'Gold Rush'.
[Picture of Parker Schnabel]


Schnatter, John
Born 23 November 1961  (Jefferson, Indiana, USA)
The eponymous "Papa John" of the pizza delivery chain. Doesn't like black people.
[Picture of John Schnatter]


Schneider, David
Born 22 May 1963  (London, UK)
Comedian and Twitter bore, part of the "On The Hour" dynasty that devoured British comedy in the 90s. Knows his way around a whip, allegedly.
[Picture of David Schneider]


Schofield, Leslie
Born 12 December 1938  (Oldham, UK)
One of the great "I know the face…" British character actors. Often played out-of-their-depth policemen or other downtrodden security figures.
[Picture of Leslie Schofield]


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


Schroder, Gerhard
Born 7 April 1944  (Mossenburg, Germany)
SPD Chancellor of Germany from 1998-2005.
[Picture of Gerhard Schroder]


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


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


Schwagermann, Gunther
Born 24 July 1915  (Uelzen, Germany)
Nazi civil servant, worked as Goebbels' secretary.
[Picture of Gunther Schwagermann]


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


Scorsese, Martin
Born 17 November 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Award winning Italian-American movie director.
[Picture of Martin Scorsese]


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


Scott, Brenda
Born 15 March 1943  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Waif-like retired TV and film actress.
[Picture of Brenda Scott]


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


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


Scrappy, Lil
Born 19 January 1984  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
ATL rapper, discovered by Lil' Jon. Now a regular on reality show "Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta".
[Picture of Lil Scrappy]


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


Scully, Peter
Born 13 January 1963  (place of birth unknown)
Darkweb child pornographer, one of the vilest and most prodigious in history. Sentenced to life in 2018.
[Picture of Peter Scully]


Seager, Corey
Born 27 April 1994  (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)
Baseball player for the LA Dodgers, 2016 NL Rookie of the Year.
[Picture of Corey Seager]


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


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


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


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


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


Seghizzi, Cecilia
Born 5 September 1908  (Gorizia, Italy)
Italian composer, painter and teacher. Died November 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Cecilia Seghizzi]


Seith, Bobby
Born 9 March 1932  (Coatbridge, UK)
Scottish footballer, won league titles both sides of the border (with Burnley and Dundee, respectively).
[Picture of Bobby Seith]


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


Selleck, Tom
Born 29 January 1945  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Impressively 'tached star of 'Magnum PI', amongst many other films & TV shows.
[Picture of Tom Selleck]


Semjonova, Uljana
Born 9 March 1952  (Zarasai, Lithuania)
7ft 1in Soviet basketball star, part of the all-conquering USSR international side of the 1970s.
[Picture of Uljana Semjonova]


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


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


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


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


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


Shaeri, Khalid bin Mohsin
Born 28 January 1991  (place of birth unknown)
Morbidly obese Saudi man who was airlifted out of his own home in 2013. Born c. 1993.
[Picture of Khalid bin Mohsin Shaeri]


Shah, Naz
Born 13 November 1973  (Bradford, UK)
Weird, weird Labour MP for Bradford West.
[Picture of Naz Shah]


Shakesby, Patricia
Born 6 November 1942  (Cottingham, UK)
Actress, starred as Polly in "Howard's Way" and was Ken Barlow's first onscreen love interest in "Coronation Street".
[Picture of Patricia Shakesby]


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


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


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


Shannahan, Natasha
Born in London, UK  (exact date unknown)
London woman with a brain tumour who is refusing NHS treatment in favour of crowdfunding £60k towards alternative medication. I'll be honest: I don't fancy her chances.
[Picture of Natasha Shannahan]


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


Sharapova, Maria
Born 19 April 1987  (Nayagan, Russia)
Pretty tennis player with the off-putting grunt.
[Picture of Maria Sharapova]


Sharif, Nawaz
Born 10 December 1949  (Lahore, Pakistan)
Controversial former Prime Minister of Pakistan. However his popularity in Pakistan has made him a hero (and a potential suicide bomb target) amongst many young Pakistanis.
[Picture of Nawaz Sharif]


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


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


Sharples, Pamela
Born 11 February 1923  (place of birth unknown)
Baroness Sharples, ascended to the peerage in 1973 after the assasination of her husband, Sir Richard Sharples, by anti-colonialist militants.
[Picture of Pamela Sharples]


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


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


Shaver, Randy
Born 23 December 1958  (place of birth unknown)
Local news anchor in the States. Not a likely obitter but we'll see…
[Picture of Randy Shaver]


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


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


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


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


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


Sheindlin, Judy
Born 21 October 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
The highest-paid person on TV, thanks to her always watchable shouting at trailer park inhabitants who stole their ex-wife's car on "Judge Judy".
[Picture of Judy Sheindlin]


Shekau, Abubakar
Born 14 July 1974  (Yobe State, Nigeria)
Leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. Born 1969.
[Picture of Abubakar Shekau]


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


Shelton, Luton
Born 11 November 1985  (Kingston, Jamaica)
Jamaica's all-time leading goalscorer at international level, with 35 goals in 75 appearances.
[Picture of Luton Shelton]


Shelton, Rebekah
Born 15 October 1985  (São Paolo, Brazil)
Formerly 'Big Brother' contestant Rodrigo Lopes, now changed to a woman, which seems to be the fashionable thing to do these days…
[Picture of Rebekah Shelton]


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


Sheppard, Tommy
Born 6 March 1959  (Coleraine, Northern Ireland)
MP for Edinburgh East since 2015, all-the-more impressive since he only joined the SNP a year earlier.
[Picture of Tommy Sheppard]


Sheridan, Eileen
Born 18 October 1923  (Coventry, UK)
All-conquering female time trial cyclist of the 1940s and 50s, whose records stood for years.
[Picture of Eileen Sheridan]


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


Sherman, Richard M.
Born 12 June 1928  (New York, New York, USA)
Hollywood music composer, mostly worked on Disney films. Came up up with the word "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", the aural assault that is 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang', and the songs in any number of Disney's 'Winnie the Pooh' travesties.
[Picture of Richard M. Sherman]


Sherman, Russell
Born 25 March 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
American classical pianist. Born 1930.
[Picture of Russell Sherman]


Shipman, Primrose
Date and place of birth unknown
Wife of Britain's most prolific serial killer, Harold. He famously timed his suicide so it'd ensure she'd receive the full life insurance policy he'd taken out.
[Picture of Primrose Shipman]


Shire, David
Born 3 July 1937  (Buffalo, New York, USA)
Acclaimed composer for stage, screen and TV. Best-known soundtracks include "The Conversation" and "All The President's Men".
[Picture of David Shire]


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


Shkreli, Martin
Born 17 March 1983  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
The so-called "Pharma Bro", failed hedge fund manager currently imprisoned on securities fraud charges.
[Picture of Martin Shkreli]


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


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


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


Shurer, Ronald J.
Born 7 December 1978  (Fairbanks, Alaska, USA)
Meadal of Honor-winning former US Special forces medic.
[Picture of Ronald J. Shurer]


Sikrit, Queen Mother of Thailand
Born 12 August 1932  (Bangkok, Thailand)
Current queen mother of Thailand and former consort to King Bhumibol.
[Picture of Queen Mother of Thailand Sikrit]


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


Silva, Giant
Born 21 July 1963  (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Brazilian basketball player-turned wrestler.
[Picture of Giant Silva]


Silverberg, Robert
Born 15 January 1935  (New York City, New York, USA)
Sci-fi author, winner of Hugo and Nebula awards.
[Picture of Robert Silverberg]


Simmons, Gene
Born 25 August 1949  (Haifa, Israel)
Former lead singer of Kiss. Born Chaim Witz, best remembered for his larger-than-life, hedonistic persona and fire-eating antics.
[Picture of Gene Simmons]


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


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


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


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


Simpson, John
Born 9 August 1944  (London, England)
BBC World Affairs correspondent.
[Picture of John Simpson]


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


Sinclair, Angus Angus Sinclair is no longer with us
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)

Died 11 March 2019  (Alloa, UK)

Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
Scottish serial killer. Sentenced in 2014 to life in prison for the World's End Murders in 1977.
[Picture of Angus Sinclair]


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


Sinclair, Irene
Born 23 September 1908  (Guyana)
One of the oldest people in England, modelled for Dove cosmetics when she was in her 90s.
[Picture of Irene Sinclair]


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


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


Singh, Indarjit
Born 17 September 1932  (Rawalpindi, Pakistan)
House of Lords member and a common presence discussing Sikhism on British TV.
[Picture of Indarjit Singh]


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


Sinstadt, Gerald
Born 19 February 1930  (Folkestone, UK)
Former football commentator and noted cineaste.
[Picture of Gerald Sinstadt]


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


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


Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson
Born 29 October 1938  (Monrovia, Liberia)
President of Liberia.
[Picture of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf]


Sithole, Moses
Born 17 November 1964  (Vosloorus, South Africa)
Serial killer, known for the so-called "ABC" murders , in which he murdered over 30 people. Was sentenced in 1997 to 2,410 years in prison.
[Picture of Moses Sithole]


Siyavus, Amber
Born 17 March 1980  (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
Houseguest on Big Brother US 8.
[Picture of Amber Siyavus]


Sizemore, Tom
Born 29 November 1961  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Decent film actor whose work has been overshadowed by frequent drugs, assault and sex scandals.
[Picture of Tom Sizemore]


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


Skies, Lil
Born 4 August 1998  (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, USA)
Trap rapper. His father was also a rapper, known as Dark Skies.
[Picture of Lil Skies]


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


Skinner-Carter, Corinne
Born in Trinidad and Tobago  (exact date unknown)
One of the first black female actresses on British TV in the 1960s, later played Audrey Trueman on "Eastenders". Born 1931.
[Picture of Corinne Skinner-Carter]


Skipp, Colin Colin Skipp is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 21 November 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
Played Tony on "The Archers" for 46 years between 1967 and 2013. Born 1939.
[Picture of Colin Skipp]


Slattery, Tony
Born 9 November 1959  (Stonebridge, London, England)
Comedian & actor, who seemed to be on every show going in the early 1990s. After that, he had a nervous breakdown & now is grey, fat & starring in poor TV programmes as a bit-part actor.
[Picture of Tony Slattery]


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


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


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


Slimani, Chico
Born 2 April 1971  (Bridgend, UK)
X-Factor novelty act and former male stripper, had a #1 with "It's Chico Time" in 2006. Also from the town in the UK most associated with suicides, for what it's worth.
[Picture of Chico Slimani]


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


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


Smith, Alf Alf Smith is no longer with us
Born 29 March 1908  (Invergowrie, UK)

Died 3 August 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 111  (read death notice)
Joint-oldest man in the UK as of the start of 2018.
[Picture of Alf Smith]


Smith, David
Born 21 April 1978  (Dunfermline, Scotland)
UK Paralympic rower.
[Picture of David Smith]


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


Smith, George E.
Born 10 May 1930  (White Plains, New York, USA)
Scientist, winner of the 2009 Novel Prize for Physics.
[Picture of George E. Smith]


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


Smith, Jim Jim Smith is no longer with us
Born 17 October 1940  (Sheffield, UK)

Died 10 December 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Veteran English footballer and manager with a 40+ year career in the dugout. Nicknamed "The Bald Eagle".
[Picture of Jim Smith]


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


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


Smith, Ron
Born in Bournemouth, UK  (exact date unknown)
Comic book artist who drew Judge Dredd. Died January 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Ron Smith]


Smith, Sam
Born 19 May 1992  (London, England)
British singer-songwriter, rose to stardom, being featured on 'Latch' by Disclosure. Later had his own hits, including 'Stay With Me' and 'I'm Not The Only One'.
[Picture of Sam Smith]


Smith, Sheridan
Born 25 June 1981  (Epworth, UK)
For some reason, a beloved English actress on TV and stage. Played 2013 DDP graduate Lisa Lynch in the TV series "The C Word".
[Picture of Sheridan Smith]


Smith, Tim
Born 3 July 1961  (Carshalton, Surrey, England)
Lead singer of art rock band The Cardiacs.
[Picture of Tim Smith]


Smith, Tommy Tommy Smith is no longer with us
Born 5 April 1945  (Liverpool, England)

Died 12 April 2019  (Maghull, UK)

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
Former Liverpool footballer, nicknamed "The Anfield Iron".
[Picture of Tommy Smith]


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


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


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


Smith (American footballer), Steve
Born 30 August 1964  (Washington, DC, USA)
One of many American football types with this name, the pick here is the former LA Raiders and Seattle Seahawks fullback.
[Picture of Steve Smith (American footballer)]


Smullen, Pat
Born 22 May 1977  (County Offaly, Ireland)
Seven-time Irish flat champion jockey. Also rode the winner, Harzand, in the 2016 Derby.
[Picture of Pat Smullen]


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


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


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


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


Soares, Elza
Born 23 June 1937  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Brazilian samba singer, one of the country's most popular performers. Also the ex-wife of Garrincha - she was blamed for downturns in his form during his career.
[Picture of Elza Soares]


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


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


Soles, Michael
Born 8 November 1966  (Pointe Claire, Canada)
Canadian Football League fullback, never made it to the NFL.
[Picture of Michael Soles]


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


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


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


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


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


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


Soong-jong, Hyun
Born 26 January 1919  (place of birth unknown)
Former South Korean prime minister
[Picture of Hyun Soong-jong]


Soper, Tony
Born 10 January 1929  (place of birth unknown)
Naturalist and TV presenter, hosted loads of live animal shows for the BBC back in the day.
[Picture of Tony Soper]


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


Sorrentino, Michael
Born 4 July 1982  (Staten Island, New York, USA)
"Jersey Shore" castmember whose somewhat… challenging behaviour on that show may have had something to do with the amount of OxyContin he was ramming down his throat. Currently imprisoned on tax evasion charges.
[Picture of Michael Sorrentino]


Soul, David
Born 28 August 1943  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Hutch in the TV series 'Starksy & Hutch'.
[Picture of David Soul]


Soulages, Pierre
Born 24 December 1919  (Rodez, France)
French painter, engraver & sculptor.
[Picture of Pierre Soulages]


Southern, Lauren
Born 16 June 1995  (Surrey, Canada)
White nationalist Barbie.
[Picture of Lauren Southern]


Sowrey, Freddie
Born 14 September 1922  (place of birth unknown)
Retired RAF air marshall, knighted in 1978.
[Picture of Freddie Sowrey]


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


Spall, Timothy
Born 27 February 1957  (London, UK)
Droopy faced actor, came to prominence with "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet" in the 80s and has been a constant presence on TV and screen ever since.
[Picture of Timothy Spall]


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


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


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


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


Spencer, Danielle
Born 24 June 1965  (Trenton, New Jersey, USA)
Child star who played Dee in the sitcom "What's Happening!". While filming the show's second season she was involved in a car accident that left her in a coma for three weeks and killed her stepfather.
[Picture of Danielle Spencer]


Spencer, June
Born 14 June 1919  (Nottingham, England)
Actress who has played Peggy Archer in 'The Archer's' BBC radio series since it's very beginning in 1951.
[Picture of June Spencer]


Spicer, Jimmy
Born 30 May 1958  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Hip-hop pioneer who recorded the groundbreaking rap track "Adventures of Super Rhyme" in 1980. Died September 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Jimmy Spicer]


Spielberg, Arnold
Born 6 February 1917  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Father of Stephen but notable in his own right, invented the first computer-controlled point-of-sale cash register.
[Picture of Arnold Spielberg]


Spielberg, Steven
Born 18 December 1946  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
Hugely successful Hollywood movie director ('Jaws', Raiders of the Lost Ark', 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial').
[Picture of Steven Spielberg]


Spinks, Leon
Born 11 July 1953  (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
Boxer who shocked Muhammad Ali in 1978 to become the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World. Lost the title to Ali 7 months later.
[Picture of Leon Spinks]


Spinney, Caroll Caroll Spinney is no longer with us
Born 26 December 1933  (Waltham, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 8 December 2019  (Woodstock, Connecticut, USA)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Puppeteer, best known as the characters Big Bird and Oscar in 'Sesame Street'.
[Picture of Caroll Spinney]


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


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


Squires, Rosemary
Born 7 December 1928  (Bristol, UK)
Jazz, big band and cabaret singer with an eight-decade career. However, what's more impressive is that she was the voice of the "With hands that do dishes…" Fairy Liquid jingle.
[Picture of Rosemary Squires]


Srisurat, Sukanya
Born 3 May 1995  (Si Racha, Thailand)
Thai weightlifter, sanctioned for drug usage in 2014.
[Picture of Sukanya Srisurat]


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


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


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


Stalker, John John Stalker is no longer with us
Born 17 April 1939  (Manchester, England)

Died 15 February 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Former Deputy Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, newspaper columnist & garage door endorser.
[Picture of John Stalker]


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


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


Stan, Alexandra
Born 10 June 1989  (Constanta, Romania)
Romanian pop singer.
[Picture of Alexandra Stan]


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


Stansfield, Matthew
Born in Gosport, UK  (exact date unknown)
Serial child sex offender. Born c.1980.
[Picture of Matthew Stansfield]


Staples, Mavis
Born 10 July 1939  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
R&B vocalist, one of The Staple Singers. Also a civil rights activist.
[Picture of Mavis Staples]


Starkey, David
Born 3 January 1945  (Kendal, UK)
Populist TV historian, often referred to as the "rudest man in England" thanks to his abrasive manner.
[Picture of David Starkey]


Starr, Bart Bart Starr is no longer with us
Born 9 January 1934  (Montgomery, Alabama, USA)

Died 26 May 2019  (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback.
[Picture of Bart Starr]


Starr, Freddie Freddie Starr is no longer with us
Born 9 January 1943  (Huyton, Liverpool, England)

Died 9 May 2019  (Costa del Sol, Spain)

Age at death: 76  (read death notice)
Singer, "comedian" and "impressionist" according to his PR blurb. All most people will remember him for is his hamster-eating antics, which he still denies.
[Picture of Freddie Starr]


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


Staton, Candi
Born 13 March 1940  (Hanceville, Alabama, USA)
Soul singer behind the all-time classics "Young Hearts Run Free" and "You Got the Love".
[Picture of Candi Staton]


Steadman, Ralph
Born 15 May 1936  (Wallasey, Merseyside, England)
Cartoonist best known for his work with the late author Hunter S. Thompson.
[Picture of Ralph Steadman]


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


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


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


Stefanelli, Simonetta
Born 30 November 1954  (Rome, Italy)
Italian actress who played Apollonia in "The Godfather". Turned down further Hollywood work and retired from acting in 1992.
[Picture of Simonetta Stefanelli]


Steinem, Gloria
Born 25 March 1934  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Feminist, journalist & former magazine publisher.
[Picture of Gloria Steinem]


Stella, Frank
Born 12 May 1936  (Malden, Massachusetts, USA)
Abstract/minimalist painter.
[Picture of Frank Stella]


Stelling, Jeff
Born 18 March 1955  (Hartlepool, Durham, England)
Excitable presenter of 'Soccer Saturday' on Sky Sports News. Will it be "all over" for Jeff in 2013?
[Picture of Jeff Stelling]


Stepanov, Sergey
Born 3 September 1984  (Tiraspol, Moldova)
Saxophonist whose gyrating while performing for Moldova in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest has passed in to meme legend as the "epic sax guy".
[Picture of Sergey Stepanov]


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


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


Stevens, John Paul John Paul Stevens is no longer with us
Born 20 April 1920  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Died 16 July 2019  (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
The oldest and longest-serving member of the Supreme Court of the United States.
[Picture of John Paul Stevens]


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


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


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


Stevenson, Adonis
Born 22 September 1977  (Port-au-Prince, Haiti)
One of the hardest punchers in boxing history, slipped into a coma following a loss to Oleksandr Gvozdyk in December 2018.
[Picture of Adonis Stevenson]


Stewart, Booboo
Born 21 January 1994  (Beverly Hills, California, USA)
Former Disney Channel actor, was also one of the werewolf lads in "Twilight".
[Picture of Booboo Stewart]


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


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


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


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


Stewart, Peggy
Born 5 June 1923  (West Palm Beach, Florida, USA)
Actress whose film career started way back in 1937 and is still going strong. Fantastically named former Tuskegee Airman. Died May 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Peggy Stewart]


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


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


Still, John
Born 24 April 1950  (London, UK)
One of the more respected non-league managers of recent years, announced his retirement in December 2018.
[Picture of John Still]


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


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


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


Stoddart, David
Born 4 May 1926  (place of birth unknown)
Baron Stoddart of Swindon, former Labour whip under Callaghan who now sits as an indepent Labour lord.
[Picture of David Stoddart]


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


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


Stone, Edward C.
Born 23 January 1936  (Knoxville, Iowa, USA)
Former director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
[Picture of Edward C. Stone]


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


Stopes-Roe, Mary Mary Stopes-Roe is no longer with us
Born 7 October 1927  (Howden, UK)

Died 10 May 2019  (Moseley, UK)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Only surviving child of Barnes Wallis, daughter-in-law of Marie Stopes and a writer and academic in her own right.
[Picture of Mary Stopes-Roe]


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


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


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


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


Stormare, Peter
Born 27 August 1953  (Arbra, Sweden)
Swedish actor who finds plenty of work in Hollywood ("Armageddon", "Fargo").
[Picture of Peter Stormare]


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


Stottlemyre Sr, Mel Mel Stottlemyre Sr is no longer with us
Born 13 November 1941  (Hazelton, Missouri, USA)

Died 13 January 2019  (Seattle, Washington, USA)

Age at death: 77  (read death notice)
Some old baseball player and father of another baseball player of the same name, apparently.
[Picture of Mel Stottlemyre Sr]


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


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


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


Strahovski, Yvonne
Born 30 July 1982  (Werrington Downs, Australia)
Actress currently earning rave reviews for her work in "The Handmaid's Tale".
[Picture of Yvonne Strahovski]


Strain, Julie
Born 18 February 1962  (Concord, California, USA)
Penthouse model (Pet of the year 1992) who later became a B-movie actress and modern-day scream queen.
[Picture of Julie Strain]


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


Streeten, Paul
Born 18 July 1917  (Vienna, Austria)
Economist, former professor at Boston University. Died January 2019 but no obit.
[Picture of Paul Streeten]


Streisand, Barbra
Born 24 April 1942  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actress, screenwriter, producer, director, singer and gay icon.
[Picture of Barbra Streisand]


Strong, Mark
Born 5 August 1963  (London, UK)
Actor you hire when you can't get Jason Statham.
[Picture of Mark Strong]


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


Stroud, Les
Born 20 October 1961  (Etobicoke, Canada)
Canadian survival expert in the Grylls/Mears mould.
[Picture of Les Stroud]


Struthers, Sally
Born 28 July 1947  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Actress best known for her role as Gloria in 'All in the Family'.
[Picture of Sally Struthers]


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


Styles, Harry
Born 1 February 1994  (Holmes Chapel, UK)
Former One Directioner, now making very dull music as a solo star.
[Picture of Harry Styles]


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


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


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


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


Sutcliffe, Irene Irene Sutcliffe is no longer with us
Born 12 July 1930  (Burnley, Lancashire, England)

Died 3 May 2019  (location of death unknown)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Maggie Clegg of 'Coronation Street' fame.
[Picture of Irene Sutcliffe]


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


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


Sutherland, Fred Fred Sutherland is no longer with us
Born 26 February 1923  (Alberta, Canada)

Died 21 January 2019  (Alberta, Canada)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Last-surviving Canadian member of the famous Dambusters raid during World War II. Born 1923.
[Picture of Fred Sutherland]


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


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


Sverak, Zdenek
Born 28 March 1936  (Prague, Czech Republic)
Creator of Jára Cimrman, who won a TV poll to find the Greatest Czech in history in 2006 despite being a fictional character.
[Picture of Zdenek Sverak]


Swamiji, Shivakumara Shivakumara Swamiji is no longer with us
Born 1 April 1907  (Veerapura, Magadi Taluk Karnataka, India)

Died 21 January 2019  (Tumkur, India)

Age at death: 111  (read death notice)
Indian educationalist.
[Picture of Shivakumara Swamiji]


Swan, Peter
Born 6 October 1936  (South Elmsall, Yorkshire, England)
Former footballer with Sheffield Wednesday who's career was destroyed by a betting scandal in 1964.
[Picture of Peter Swan]


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


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


Swenson, Inga
Born 29 December 1932  (Omaha, Nebraska, USA)
US TV, stage & film actress, but barely known in the UK.
[Picture of Inga Swenson]


Swift, Clive Clive Swift is no longer with us
Born 9 February 1936  (Liverpool, England)

Died 1 February 2019  (London, UK)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Character actor best known as the brow-beaten husband of Hyacinth Bucket in 'Keeping Up Appearances'.
[Picture of Clive Swift]


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


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


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


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

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