Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2020: C


Caan, James
Born 26 March 1940  (New York City, New York, USA)
Hollywood actor, known for his roles in 'The Godfather', 'Rollerball' and 'Misery'.
[Picture of James Caan]


Caballero, Jose Manuel
Born 11 November 1926  (Jerez de la Frontera, Spain)
Spanish novelist and poet.
[Picture of Jose Manuel Caballero]


Caine, Michael
Born 14 March 1933  (Bermondsey, London, England)
Legendary British actor, still turning in award-winning performances.
[Picture of Michael Caine]


Calaway, Mark
Born 24 March 1965  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Professional wrestler known as 'The Undertaker'.
[Picture of Mark Calaway]


Calder, David
Born 1 August 1946  (Portsmouth, UK)
Clasically trained actor, played Julius Caesar in the 2018 National Live Theatre Shakespeare adaptation.
[Picture of David Calder]


Cale, John
Born 9 March 1942  (Garnant, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales)
Another of OoO's great living Welshman, of which The Man In Black shares those sentiments. Cale has been in music for aeons - as a composer, producer & songwriter. But to most people, best remembered for his distinctive sounds as he played the harpsichord
[Picture of John Cale]


Callerot, Genevieve
Born 6 May 1916  (Paris, France)
French farmer, novelist and WW2 resistance fighter.
[Picture of Genevieve Callerot]


Callil, Carmen
Born 15 July 1938  (Melbourne, Australia)
Literary critic and co-founder of both Virago Press and feminist magazine "Spare Rib".
[Picture of Carmen Callil]


Callow, Simon
Born 15 June 1949  (London, England)
Stage, TV & film actor, starring in several Merchant Ivory productions. Has a tendency to play Charles Dickens at the drop of a hat.
[Picture of Simon Callow]


Camero, Candido
Born 22 April 1921  (Cuba)
Conga and bongo player, worked with everyone from Art Blakey to Dizzy Gillespie. Died in Octobre but did not receive a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Candido Camero]


Cameron, Earl Earl Cameron is no longer with us
Born 8 August 1917  (Pembroke, Bermuda)

Died 3 July 2020  (Kenilworth, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Pioneering actor who helped raised the profile of black actors in the UK in the 1960s.
[Picture of Earl Cameron]


Campbell, Alastair
Born 25 May 1957  (Keighley, UK)
Shy, humble former Downing Street press secretary, now stealing a living as one of the worst living columnists.
[Picture of Alastair Campbell]


Campbell, Mary Jo
Born 26 July 1934  ()
Grandmother to the Kardashian clan, occasionally appears on their reality shows.
[Picture of Mary Jo Campbell]


Campbell, Ronnie
Born 14 August 1943  (Tynemouth, Northumberland, England)
Labour MP for Blyth Valley since 1987.
[Picture of Ronnie Campbell]


Campbell, Vivian
Born 25 August 1962  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Guitarist for rock bands Def Leppard, Thin Lizzy and Dio.
[Picture of Vivian Campbell]


Campion, Charles Charles Campion is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 23 December 2020  ()

Age at death: 69  (read death notice)
British food critic for several newspapers.
[Picture of Charles Campion]


Cannon, Tommy
Born 27 June 1938  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
The taller half of Cannon & Ball; now teams up with his old sidekick to do evangelical stuff as well as comedy routines.
[Picture of Tommy Cannon]


Caparros, Joaquin
Born 15 October 1995  (Utrera, Spain)
Spanish football coach with an impressive number of sackings and resignations, currently at Sevilla F.C.
[Picture of Joaquin Caparros]


Capes, Geoff
Born 23 August 1949  (Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England)
Fomer Great Britain international shot putter and twice winner of the World's Strongest Man competition.
[Picture of Geoff Capes]


Capps, Lois
Born 10 January 1938  (Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA)
former US Representative, from 1998 to 2017.
[Picture of Lois Capps]


Capron, Brian
Born 11 February 1947  (Eye, Suffolk, England)
Actor, remembered as the devious Richard Hillman in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of Brian Capron]


Carbajal, Antonio
Born 7 June 1929  (Mexico City, Mexico)
Former Mexico national goalkeeper. One of only 2 players to have appeared in five World Cups.
[Picture of Antonio Carbajal]


Card, Orson Scott
Born 24 August 1951  (Richland, Washington, USA)
Science fiction author.
[Picture of Orson Scott Card]


Cardin, Pierre Pierre Cardin is no longer with us
Born 6 July 1922  (Venice, Italy)

Died 29 December 2020  (Neuilly-sur-Seine)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
French fashion designer, known, if anything, for designing the bubble dress.
[Picture of Pierre Cardin]


Cardinale, Claudia
Born 15 April 1938  (Tunis, Tunisia)
Actress of 1960s and 1970s Italian cinema, who starred in some films by Luchino Visconti and Sergio Leone. Was named among one of the 50 most beautiful actresses in film history. Today she is an outspoken activist for women's and gay rights.
[Picture of Claudia Cardinale]


Carew, Rod
Born 1 October 1945  (Gatun, Panama)
Major League Baseball player and coach.
[Picture of Rod Carew]


Cariou, Len
Born 30 September 1939  (St Boniface, Manitoba, Canada)
Actor on both stage and screen, originated the role of Sweeney Todd in its 1979 Broadway run.
[Picture of Len Cariou]


Carl XVI Gustaf Folke Hubertus, King
Born 30 April 1946  (Haga Palace, Sweden)
King of Sweden since 1973 & the guy who hands over the Nobel Prizes every year.
[Picture of King Carl XVI Gustaf Folke Hubertus]


Carle, Eric
Born 25 June 1929  (Syracuse, New York, USA)
Children's author and illustrator best known for the 1969 book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'.
[Picture of Eric Carle]


Carleson, Lennart
Born 18 March 1928  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish mathematician.
[Picture of Lennart Carleson]


Carlisle, Clarke
Born 14 October 1979  (Preston, Lancashire, England)
Former journeyman footballer who later became chairman of the Professional Footballers Association. Attempted suicide shortly before Xmas 2014 by stepping in front of a lorry.
[Picture of Clarke Carlisle]


Carlson, Tucker
Born 16 May 1969  (San Francisco, California, USA)
American conservative journalist and political commentator.
[Picture of Tucker Carlson]


Carlsson, Dagny
Born 8 May 1912  (Kristianstad, Sweden)
Swedish celebrity who gained fame after starting a blog aged 100, and now regularly appears on light entertainment shows over there.
[Picture of Dagny Carlsson]


Carlton, Carl
Born 21 May 1953  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
American R&B singer.
[Picture of Carl Carlton]


Carlyle, Robert
Born 14 April 1961  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish actor. Best known for his roles in 'The Full Monty' and 'Trainspotting'.
[Picture of Robert Carlyle]


Carmichael, John
Born 5 October 1930  (Melbourne, Australia)
Pianist, composer and music therapist. Wrote the Concierto folklorico.
[Picture of John Carmichael]


Caron, Leslie
Born 1 July 1931  (Boulogne-sur-Seine, France)
French actress and dancer.
[Picture of Leslie Caron]


Carpenter, Carleton
Born 10 July 1926  (Bennington, Vermont, USA)
American film, TV actor and songwriter.
[Picture of Carleton Carpenter]


Carr, Alan
Born 14 June 1976  (Weymouth, Dorset, England)
Well, there's two schools of thought here. One says he's a popular, funny comedian. Others say he is an unoriginal, utterly annoying twat.
[Picture of Alan Carr]


Carr, Darleen
Born 12 December 1950  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Voice actress in The Jungle Book, later appeared in Piranha. Bizzare typecasting, there.
[Picture of Darleen Carr]


Carr, Gerald
Born 22 August 1932  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Commander of the Skylab 4 mission. Died in August but did not receive a qualifying obituary.
[Picture of Gerald Carr]


Carr, Liz
Born in Wirral, UK  (exact date unknown)
Disabled rights activist, comedian and actor. Born 1972.
[Picture of Liz Carr]


Carr, Pearl Pearl Carr is no longer with us
Born 2 November 1923  (Exmouth, Devon, England)

Died 16 February 2020  (Brinsworth House, Twickenham, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
One half of the famous UK musical act of the 1950s with Teddy Johnson.
[Picture of Pearl Carr]


Carr, Sally
Born 28 March 1945  (Muirhead, UK)
Frontwoman of 1970s middle-of-the-road pop act Middle of the Road.
[Picture of Sally Carr]


Carreras, Jose
Born 5 December 1946  (Barcelona, Spain)
The third wheel of the Three Tenors, who has successfully beaten leukemia in the past.
[Picture of Jose Carreras]


Carrey, Jim
Born 17 January 1962  (Newmarket, Ontario, Canada)
Rubber faced actor/comedian - famous for 'The Mask', 'Ace Ventura' and 'The Truman Show', amongst others.
[Picture of Jim Carrey]


Carriere, Jean-Claude
Born 17 September 1931  (Colombières-sur-Orb, France)
French novellist and screenwriter ("Belle du Jour", "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie").
[Picture of Jean-Claude Carriere]


Carrodus, Frank
Born 31 May 1949  (Cheshire, England)
Former winger for Aston Villa in the late 1970s.
[Picture of Frank Carrodus]


Carroll, Ernie
Born 26 May 1929  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian TV personality and puppeteer with Ossie Ostrich.
[Picture of Ernie Carroll]


Carroll, Michael
Born 29 March 1983  (Swaffham, Norfolk, England)
Moronic "King of Chavs" who won £9.7m on the National Lottery in 2002, but has apparently managed to blow the lot already, whilst racking up numerous convictions and a prison sentence. Has to be an outside chance of a suicide or drugs overdose, with any
[Picture of Michael Carroll]


Carroll, Pat
Born 5 May 1927  (Shreveport, Louisiana, USA)
Actress - voice of the villanous Ursula in 'The Little Mermaid'.
[Picture of Pat Carroll]


Carroll, Ted
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Record label founder and manager of Irish rock legends Thin Lizzy.
[Picture of Ted Carroll]


Carrott, Jasper
Born 14 March 1945  (Acocks Green, Birmingham, England)
Comedian & game show presenter - real name Robert Davis.
[Picture of Jasper Carrott]


Carstensen, Margit
Born 29 February 1940  (Kiel, Germany)
German actress who was a Fassbinder regular.
[Picture of Margit Carstensen]


Carter, Aaron
Born 7 December 1987  (Tampa, Florida, USA)
Pre-teen pop star of the 1990s, gave us "Crazy Little Party Girl", "Crush On You" and other classics of the genre.
[Picture of Aaron Carter]


Carter, Allister
Born 25 July 1979  (Colchester, Essex, England)
Snooker player, Runner-up in the 2008 & 2012 World Championship.
[Picture of Allister Carter]


Carter, Jimmy
Born 1 October 1924  (Plains, Georgia, USA)
Peanut-farming President of the US of A from 1977-81.
[Picture of Jimmy Carter]


Carter, Mckennah
Born in Colorado, USA  (exact date unknown)
Young girl with cancer. Born ca. 1999
[Picture of Mckennah Carter]


Carter, Rosalynn
Born 18 August 1927  (Plains, Georgia, USA)
Wife of former US President Jimmy Carter.
[Picture of Rosalynn Carter]


Carter, Terry
Born 16 December 1928  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor - 'McCloud', 'Battlestar Galactica'.
[Picture of Terry Carter]


Cary, Diana Serra Diana Serra Cary is no longer with us
Born 26 October 1918  (Merced, California, USA)

Died 24 February 2020  (Gustine, California, USA)

Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
Child actress of the 1920s.
[Picture of Diana Serra Cary]


Casey, Hayley
Born in Littlehampton, England  (exact date unknown)
Young mum with cancer. Teams to listen to Radiohead to… Died off the radar in 2019 already
[Picture of Hayley Casey]


Cash, Tommy
Born 5 April 1940  (Dyess, Arkansas, USA)
Singer-songwriter and younger brother of the Country legend Johnny Cash.
[Picture of Tommy Cash]


Casper, DJ
Born 31 May 1971  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
DJ and musician who had a UK number 1 in 2004 with 'Cha Cha Slide'.
[Picture of DJ Casper]


Castro, Raúl
Born 3 June 1931  (Biran, Cuba)
Younger brother of Fidel Castro, who has been running the show in Cuba since Fidel fell ill in July 2006.
[Picture of Raúl Castro]


Castro Ruz, Juanita
Born 6 May 1933  (Birán, Holguín Province, Cuba)
Sister of former Cuban leader Fidel and current leader Raul.
[Picture of Juanita Castro Ruz]


Cauchetier, Raymond
Born 10 January 1920  (Paris, France)
French New Wave photographer.
[Picture of Raymond Cauchetier]


Caven, Ingrid
Born 3 August 1938  (Saarbrucken, Germany)
German film actress who appeared in several films directed by husband Ranier Fassbinder.
[Picture of Ingrid Caven]


Cavett, Dick
Born 19 November 1936  (Gibbon, Nebraska, USA)
Talk-show host in the US.
[Picture of Dick Cavett]


Cecchi Gori, Vittorio
Born 27 April 1942  (Florence, Italy)
Chairman of Fiorentina football club during the 1990s, the Gabriel Batistuta era.
[Picture of Vittorio Cecchi Gori]


Celentano, Adriano
Born 6 January 1938  (Milan, Italy)
Italy's Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Beatles all rolled into one. Seriously, all pop culture went through this man for 30 years. One of Ian Dury's "Reasons to be Cheerful" as well.
[Picture of Adriano Celentano]


Cellier, Peter
Born in London, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor who specialised in playing officious, establishment figures in series such as 'Yes, Minister'. Born 1928.
[Picture of Peter Cellier]


Chakrabarti, Baroness
Born 16 June 1969  (London, England)
Human rights activist who chaired an investigation into antisemitism in the Labour Party, and then joined the Labour Party as a peer.
[Picture of Baroness Chakrabarti]


Chamberlain, Richard
Born 31 March 1934  (Beverly Hills, California)
Television & film actor in both the US & the UK. Gained fame as being a heart-throb, but later admitted that he is, in fact, gay. Now lives in Hawaii.
[Picture of Richard Chamberlain]


Chamorro, Violeta
Born 18 October 1929  (Rivas, Nicaragua)
First female president of Nicaragua in 1990, following the ousting of Daniel Ortega's Sandanista regime.
[Picture of Violeta Chamorro]


Champion, Marge Marge Champion is no longer with us
Born 2 September 1919  (Los Angeles, California)

Died 21 October 2020  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
Dancer and choreographer, mainly for MGM in the 1940s with her husband Gower Champion.
[Picture of Marge Champion]


Chandler, Gene
Born 6 July 1937  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer-songwriter known for Duke of Earl and Groovy Situation.
[Picture of Gene Chandler]


Channing, Stockard
Born 13 February 1944  (Manhattan, New York, USA)
Stage and screen actress who played the teenage Rizzo in "Grease" despite being in her mid-60s at the time. Also won an Emmy for her work on "The West Wing".
[Picture of Stockard Channing]


Channon, Mick
Born 28 November 1948  (Orcheston, Wiltshire, England)
Former Southampton and England striker, later a successful horse racing trainer.
[Picture of Mick Channon]


Chaplin, Tom
Born 8 March 1979  (Battle, East Sussex, England)
Lead singer of Keane.
[Picture of Tom Chaplin]


Chapman, Mark David
Born 10 May 1955  (Fort Worth, Texas, USA)
The killer of John Lennon in 1980. Currently serving life imprisonment.
[Picture of Mark David Chapman]


Chapman, Nicki
Born 14 January 1967  (Herne Bay, Kent, United Kingdom)
English television presenter, music industry person and therefore, a talent show judge
[Picture of Nicki Chapman]


Chappell, Eric
Born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Television writer of arguably ITV's greatest ever situation comedy, 'Rising Damp'. Born 1933.
[Picture of Eric Chappell]


Chappell, Ian
Born 26 September 1943  (Unley, Australia)
Highly influential cricket player and arguaby the greatest captain the Australian team has ever seen. Now a power player behind the scenes of the sport.
[Picture of Ian Chappell]


Charlene, (singer)
Born 1 June 1950  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Singer who enjoyed a UK number 1 in 1982 with a song first recorded six years earlier, 'I've Never Been to Me'.
[Picture of (singer) Charlene]


Charles, Bob
Born 14 March 1936  (Carterton, New Zealand)
Golfer, the first left-handed player to win a major (the 1963 Open).
[Picture of Bob Charles]


Charles, Craig
Born 11 July 1964  (Liverpool, England)
British actor, television presenter, DJ and poet. Dave Lister in Red Dwarf, Lloyd Mullaney in Coronation Street and presents Robot Wars.
[Picture of Craig Charles]


Charles, Jeanette
Born 15 October 1927  ()
Actress look-a-like of Queen Elisabeth II.
[Picture of Jeanette Charles]


Charles, Maria
Born 22 September 1929  (London, England)
Agony and Brideshead Revisited actress.
[Picture of Maria Charles]


Charlton, Bobby
Born 11 October 1937  (Ashington, Northumberland, England)
1966 World Cup-winning footballer and survivor of the 1958 Munich air crash.
[Picture of Bobby Charlton]


Charlton, Jack Jack Charlton is no longer with us
Born 8 May 1935  (Ashington, Northumberland, England)

Died 10 July 2020  (Northumberland, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
'Wor Jackie' (actually christened John) spent his entire football-playing career at Leeds United, and, like his younger brother Bobby, also played for England and was a member of the 1966 World Cup-winning side. He then
[Picture of Jack Charlton]


Chase, Chevy
Born 8 October 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actor & comedian, very popular in the 1970s & 1980s after his appearances on Saturday Night Live.
[Picture of Chevy Chase]


Chasen, Heather Heather Chasen is no longer with us
Born 20 July 1927  (Singapore)

Died 22 May 2020  (England)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Character actress extrodinaire, in everything from 'Crossroads' to 'EastEnders' to 'The Navy Lark' to the Hugh Jackman Les Mis to 1970s sex comedies. Was also one of Amanda Barrie's lesbian lovers.
[Picture of Heather Chasen]


Chater, Geoffrey
Born 23 March 1921  (Barnet, Hertfordshire, England)
Character actor on British TV & film, on screen for more than 50 years. Also an accomplished stage actor.
[Picture of Geoffrey Chater]


Chaturvedi, Sudhakar
Born in Balepet, India  (exact date unknown)
Indian religious leader & scholar. Died in February but did not receive a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Sudhakar Chaturvedi]


Chau, Tran Ngoc Tran Ngoc Chau is no longer with us
Born in Hue, Vietnam  (exact date unknown)

Died 17 June 2020  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Political prisoner during the Vietnam War, who was accused of passing information to the Communists. After Saigon fell to the Communists in 1975, he was arrested by them for being too loyal to the previous regime. Born 1923
[Picture of Tran Ngoc Chau]


Che, Michael
Born 19 May 1983  (Manhatten, New York, USA)
Saturday Night Live comic.
[Picture of Michael Che]


Checker, Chubby
Born 3 October 1941  (Spring Gulley, South Carolina, USA)
Singer, famous for his hit singles 'The Twist' and 'Let's Twist Again'.
[Picture of Chubby Checker]


Chell, Carol
Born in   (exact date unknown)
TV presenter in 'Play School' and 'Play Away'. Born 1941.
[Picture of Carol Chell]


Cheney, Dick
Born 30 January 1941  (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)
Former Vice-President of the USA, who was apparently the real "brains" in the White House. Has had years of heart trouble.
[Picture of Dick Cheney]


Cher, (singer/actress)
Born 20 May 1946  (El Centro, California, USA)
Singer, actress, gay icon, the "male-sounding one" out of Sonny & Cher, who, amongst many other things, has won an Oscar.
[Picture of (singer/actress) Cher]


Chindamo, Learco
Born in Italy  (exact date unknown)
The killer of headmaster Philip Lawrence in 1995 when aged 15. Now released.
[Picture of Learco Chindamo]


Chinery, Hazel P.
Born 5 May 1927  (London, England)
Last surviving member of The Beverley Sisters.
[Picture of Hazel P. Chinery]


Chirac, Bernadette
Born 18 May 1933  (Paris, France)
Politician and wife of former French President Jacques Chirac.
[Picture of Bernadette Chirac]


Chittell, Chris
Born 19 May 1948  (Aldershot, UK)
Longest-serving actor in Emmerdale, having played the role of Eric Pollard since 1986. Early in his career, he also starred in a softcore porn film alongside a young Stellan Skarsgard.
[Picture of Chris Chittell]


Chiwenga, Constantino
Born 25 August 1956  (Wedza, Zimbabwe)
Current Vice President of Zimbabwe.
[Picture of Constantino Chiwenga]


Chomsky, Noam
Born 7 December 1928  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Leading professor of linguistics, who has also written and lectured widely on subjects as diverse as philosophy and US foreign policy. Holds honorary degrees from over 20 universities.
[Picture of Noam Chomsky]


Chong, Tommy
Born 24 May 1938  (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
One half of the stoner comedy duo Cheech and Chong.
[Picture of Tommy Chong]


Chrétien, Jean
Born 11 January 1934  (Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada)
French-Canadian politician. Was Prime Minister of Canada for ten years.
[Picture of Jean Chrétien]


Christie, Tom
Born 26 March 1927  ()
Rower who represented Great Britain in the 1948 Olympic Games in London. Died already in 2017 off the radar.
[Picture of Tom Christie]


Christie, Tony
Born 25 April 1943  (Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England)
Singer, best known now for 'Is This Way To Amarillo' but he had a number of other hits in the 1970s.
[Picture of Tony Christie]


Christoffersen, Birte
Born 28 March 1924  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Bronze medal for diving at the 1948 Olympic Games.
[Picture of Birte Christoffersen]


Christopher, Tony
Born 25 April 1925  (Cheltenham, UK)
Oldest sitting member of the House of Lords as of the start of 2019.
[Picture of Tony Christopher]


Church, James
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Stepfather of Charlotte Church.
[Picture of James Church]


Churchman, Ysanne
Born 14 May 1925  (Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England)
Actress, best known as the voice of Grace Archer in 'The Archers' and was famously killed off in 1955 on the same night as the launch of ITV.
[Picture of Ysanne Churchman]


Cisovsky, Marian
Born 2 November 1979  (Humenne, Slovakia)
Slovak international defender, has had his career curtailed due to a battle with ALS. Died in June but did not receive a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Marian Cisovsky]


Clapton, Eric
Born 30 March 1945  (Ripley, UK)
Legendary guitarist and the only man inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times. Sometimes forgets to shut the window.
[Picture of Eric Clapton]


Clark, Brian
Born 6 February 1932  (Bournemouth, England)
British author and playwright, best known for his award winning play, Whose Life Is It Anyway?
[Picture of Brian Clark]


Clark, Dave
Born 15 December 1942  (London, England)
Off of The Dave Clark Five. Will he end up in bit's and pieces?
[Picture of Dave Clark]


Clark, John
Born 13 March 1941  (Chapelhall, Scotland)
Celtic Lisbon Lion, who later managed Cowdenbeath, Stranraer and Clyde.
[Picture of John Clark]


Clark, Petula
Born 15 November 1932  (Epsom, Surrey, England)
Singer and actress. Has suffered from depression.
[Picture of Petula Clark]


Clark, Ramsey
Born 18 December 1927  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Laywer who was the Attorney General under President Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s before acting as devil's advocate for the likes of Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein. Mind you, if can work with LBJ, you can work with anyone...
[Picture of Ramsey Clark]


Clark, Wesley
Born 23 December 1944  (Chicago, USA)
A retired general of the US Army decorated with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
[Picture of Wesley Clark]


Clark, William William Clark is no longer with us
Born 11 April 1919  (London, England)

Died 7 May 2020  (Selby, England, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
Battle of Britain pilot.
[Picture of William Clark]


Clarke, Allan
Born 5 April 1942  (Salford, Lancashire, England)
Singer with 1960s pop giants The Hollies.
[Picture of Allan Clarke]


Clarke, Kenneth
Born 2 July 1940  (Nottingham, England)
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Major government, now minister without portfolio in the Con-Dem coalition government.
[Picture of Kenneth Clarke]


Clarke, Ralph
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Britain's oldest convict, jailed in 2016 for a series of child sex crimes. Born 1915.
[Picture of Ralph Clarke]


Clarke, Roy
Born 28 January 1930  (Austerfield, Yorkshire, England)
Sitcom producer & writer who has written 'Keeping Up Appearances' and 'Open All Hours' but is probably best known for 'Last of the Summer Wine' where he has written the same jokes for 30 years. The series finally had it's last drop of wine in 2010.
[Picture of Roy Clarke]


Clarke-Saul, Liz
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
A paracyclist sadly suffering from cancer.
[Picture of Liz Clarke-Saul]


Clark-Neal, Rylan
Born 25 October 1988  (Stanford-le-Hope, England)
Former reality TV contestant now TV personality and increasingly ubiquitous presenter.
[Picture of Rylan Clark-Neal]


Clarkson, Jeremy
Born 11 April 1960  (Doncaster, South Yorkshire)
Presenter of Top Gear, and columnist in the Times & The Sun. His frequently outspoken views have divided the UK, with some declaring him the last bastion of sense in the country, others saying...ahem...less nice things about him.
[Picture of Jeremy Clarkson]


Clary, Julian
Born 25 May 1959  (London, England)
Camp comedian, presenter and writer.
[Picture of Julian Clary]


Clary, Robert
Born 1 March 1926  (Paris, France)
French born American actor, best known for his role as Corporal LeBeau in 'Hogan's Heroes'.
[Picture of Robert Clary]


Clausen, Alf
Born 28 March 1941  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Film and television composer.
[Picture of Alf Clausen]


Clayton, Edward
Born 9 October 1940  (Sheffield, Staffordshire, England)
Actor, known from 1960s soap 'Crossroads'.
[Picture of Edward Clayton]


Cleary, Beverly
Born 16 April 1916  (McMinnville, Oregon, USA)
Writer of novels & short stories for children. One of her characters, Ramona, had a TV series adaptation in the 1980's.
[Picture of Beverly Cleary]


Cleese, John
Born 27 October 1939  (Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England)
Legendary comedian, member of Monty Python, who has more latterly found fame in the US.
[Picture of John Cleese]


Clegg, John
Born in Murree, Pakistan  (exact date unknown)
Actor, best known as Gunner Graham in 1970s sitcom 'It Aint Half Hot Mum'. Born 1934.
[Picture of John Clegg]


Cleminson, Zal
Born 4 May 1949  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Guitarist for The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, a great rock band whose members are starting to decline with worrying speed.
[Picture of Zal Cleminson]


Clifford, Keith
Born 20 June 1938  (Halifax, Yorkshire, England)
Actor who played Billy Hardcastle in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
[Picture of Keith Clifford]


Clifton, Bernie
Born in St. Helens, England  (exact date unknown)
Entertainer, instantly recognisable atop an ostrich.
[Picture of Bernie Clifton]


Climie, Simon
Born 7 April 1957  (Fulham, London, England)
Singer/songwriter, part of 80s band Climie Fisher.
[Picture of Simon Climie]


Clinton, Bill
Born 19 August 1946  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
Sax-playing ex-US President (1993-2001).
[Picture of Bill Clinton]


Clinton, George
Born 22 July 1940  (Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA)
Funk & soul musician & keyboard player, well known for his flamboyant style & hair.
[Picture of George Clinton]


Clinton, Hillary
Born 26 October 1947  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Former First Lady of the United States, current Senator & 2008 Presidential Candidate. Wife of Bill.
[Picture of Hillary Clinton]


Clooney, George
Born 6 May 1961  (Lexington, Kentucky, USA)
Former TV star, now big in the world of films, firstly as an actor, and more recently as a producer & director. Also quite politically active in recent years, which has been reflected in his movies.
[Picture of George Clooney]


Close, Bethan
Born in Perth, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Young woman with cancer. Born 1984
[Picture of Bethan Close]


Coates, Phyllis
Born 15 January 1927  (Wichita Falls, Texas, USA)
The first actress to play Lois Lane on television, back in 1951. Returned to the Superman universe as Lois's mother in the mid-90s "Lois and Clark" show.
[Picture of Phyllis Coates]


Cockcroft, George George Cockcroft is no longer with us
Born 15 November 1932  (Albany, New York, USA)

Died 6 November 2020  (Upsatte New York, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
real name George P. Cockcroft, a writer best known for "The Dice Man"
[Picture of George Cockcroft]


Cocozza, Frankie
Born 13 January 1993  (Brighton, Sussex, England)
Untalented, floppy-haired contestant in the X Factor, taking full advantage of his 15 minutes..
[Picture of Frankie Cocozza]


Coffey, Denise
Born 12 December 1936  (Aldershot, England)
Actress and playwright who appeared in Georgy Girl and The Adventure Game.
[Picture of Denise Coffey]


Cohen, George
Born 22 October 1939  (London, England)
Former footballer with Fulham & England, England's right back when they won the 1966 World Cup.
[Picture of George Cohen]


Cohn, Arthur
Born 4 February 1927  (Basel, Switzerland)
Film producer behind a lengthy back catalogue ("The Garden of the Finzi-Continis", "Central Station", "One Day In September").
[Picture of Arthur Cohn]


Cole, Cheryl
Born 30 June 1983  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Girls Aloud singer & now a judge on the 'X-Factor'.
[Picture of Cheryl Cole]


Cole, Stephanie
Born 5 October 1941  (Solihull, Warwickshire, England)
Veteran actress who first hit fame in 1982 in the series 'Tenko' before playing Diana Trent in 'Waiting for God'. Currently part of the 'Doc Martin' ensemble.
[Picture of Stephanie Cole]


Coleman, Dabney
Born 3 January 1932  (Austin, Texas, USA)
Moustachioed actor, best known for his role as the sexist boss in 'Nine to Five'.
[Picture of Dabney Coleman]


Coleman, Des
Born 14 March 1975  (Derby, England)
Weatherman sacked by the BBC after using a live weather update to protest being arrested for pointing a replica gun at a driver in a road rage incident. Now works for ITV, formerly on Eastenders.
[Picture of Des Coleman]


Coleman, Norm
Born 17 August 1949  (New York City, New York, USA)
Floor-crossing former US senator for Minnesota. Was also a former roadie for Jethro Tull.
[Picture of Norm Coleman]


Coles, Neil
Born 26 September 1934  (London, UK)
Golfer, runner-up in the 1973 Open and represented the UK six times in the Ryder Cup.
[Picture of Neil Coles]


Collins, James "Gerry"
Born 16 October 1938  (Abbeyfeale, Ireland)
Former two-time foreign minister in the Irish government.
[Picture of James


Collins, Joan
Born 23 May 1933  (London, England)
Mutton-dressed-as-lamb actress, veteran of over 80 films spanning half a century, not to mention 'Dynasty'. Random fact: her first husband Maxwell Reed tried to sell her to an Arab sheik for £10,000, just seven months after their wedding in 1952.
[Picture of Joan Collins]


Collins, Michael
Born 31 October 1930  (Rome, Italy)
Apollo 11 command module pilot - orbited the Moon while his colleagues Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin got all the glory of landing and walking on it. Spent over 4 days in the (THEME) Apollogies for Still Living
  • (THEME) Cashier Number 90 Please!
  • Circling the Drain
  • (THEME) Decaying Orbit-uaries
  • [Picture of Michael Collins]


    Collins, Paul
    Born 25 July 1937  (London, England)
    [Picture of Paul Collins]


    Collins, Phil
    Born 30 January 1951  (London, England)
    Baldy drummer/singer out of Genesis and Live Aid.
    [Picture of Phil Collins]


    Collins, Ria
    Born in Felixstowe, England  (exact date unknown)
    Fundraising cancer mum. Ah yes, another of Deathray's Kevorkian Clinic, aptly named this year for those who see who is on the team.
    [Picture of Ria Collins]


    Collins, Shirley
    Born 5 July 1935  (Hastings, UK)
    One of the key singers in the 1970s British folk revival, who often recorded with her sister Dolly.
    [Picture of Shirley Collins]


    Collins, Tony
    Born 19 March 1926  (London, England)
    Former foorballer who becames Britain's first black club manager, taking Rochdale to the first ever League Cup final in 1961.
    [Picture of Tony Collins]


    Coltrane, Robbie
    Born 30 March 1950  (Rutherglen, Scotland)
    Large Scottish comedian who has achieved the rare feat of making the transition from stage to TV to serious big-screen roles, having appeared in two James Bond films and the three Harry Potter ones to date.
    [Picture of Robbie Coltrane]


    Columbro, Octavia
    Born in England  (exact date unknown)
    Singer who appeared on X Factor.
    [Picture of Octavia Columbro]


    Colvin, Abbie
    Born in Poulton, England  (exact date unknown)
    Young mother with cancer. All the celebs in the world and yet folk go for picks like these… born ca. 1997
    [Picture of Abbie Colvin]


    Compton, Forrest Forrest Compton is no longer with us
    Born 15 September 1925  (Reading, Pennsylvania, USA)

    Died 4 April 2020  (Shelter Island, New York, USA)

    Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
    Actor known for roles in The Edge of Night and Gomer Pyle.
    [Picture of Forrest Compton]


    Condon, Paul
    Born 10 March 1947  ()
    Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1993-2000.
    [Picture of Paul Condon]


    Connery, Sean Sean Connery is no longer with us
    Born 25 August 1930  (Edinburgh, Scotland)

    Died 31 October 2020  (Nassau, Bahamas)

    Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
    Actor, director and producer. Worked as a coffin-polisher before becoming the first James Bond and playing him in 7 films. Knighted in 2000.
    [Picture of Sean Connery]


    Connolly, Billy
    Born 24 November 1942  (Glasgow, Scotland)
    Scottish stand-up comedian, who has also acted, sung & done TV presenting. Well known for his dishevelled appearance and saying the word "jobby" a lot.
    [Picture of Billy Connolly]


    Conrad, Robert Robert Conrad is no longer with us
    Born 1 March 1930  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

    Died 8 February 2020  (Malibu, California, USA)

    Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
    Actor turned radio host.
    [Picture of Robert Conrad]


    Conran, Shirley
    Born 21 September 1932  ()
    British novelist and journalist who found the most success with the novel "Lace"
    [Picture of Shirley Conran]


    Conroy, Kevin
    Born 30 November 1955  (Westbury, New York, USA)
    Voice actor best known as Batman in Batman: The Animated Series.
    [Picture of Kevin Conroy]


    Conroy-Ward, James
    Born 12 April 1947  (Timperley, UK)
    Actor and singer, was part of the final D'Oyly Carte Opera Company company before it folded in 1982.
    [Picture of James Conroy-Ward]


    Constantine II of Greece, (monarch)
    Born 2 June 1940  (Psychiko, Athens, Greece)
    Former King of Greece until the Monarchy was abolished there.
    [Picture of (monarch) Constantine II of Greece]


    Conti, Tom
    Born 22 November 1941  (Paisley, Scotland)
    Scottish/Italian (but based in England) actor in films & TV.
    [Picture of Tom Conti]


    Conway, Jimmy Jimmy Conway is no longer with us
    Born 8 October 1946  (Dublin, Ireland)

    Died 14 February 2020  (Oregon, USA)

    Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
    20-cap Ireland international who made 314 first-team appearances for Fulham. Now battling dementia.
    [Picture of Jimmy Conway]


    Conway, Kellyanne
    Born 20 January 1967  (Atco, New Jersey, USA)
    American pollster, political consultant, and pundit who ran Trumps Presidential campaign and has been his TV bulldog ever since.
    [Picture of Kellyanne Conway]


    Conway, Noel
    Born in   (exact date unknown)
    Right-to-die campaigner who suffers from ALS. Born circa 1950.
    [Picture of Noel Conway]


    Cook, Ann Turner
    Born 20 November 1926  (USA)
    an American mystery novelist, who was the model for the familiar Gerber Baby artwork seen on baby food packages of the Gerber Products Company.
    [Picture of Ann Turner Cook]


    Cook, Carole
    Born 14 January 1924  (Abilene, Texas, USA)
    American Actress.
    [Picture of Carole Cook]


    Cooke, Sidney
    Born 18 April 1927  (England)
    Convicted paedophile as featured in the satirical TV show 'Brasseye'.
    [Picture of Sidney Cooke]


    Cooney, Ray
    Born 30 May 1932  (London, England)
    Playwright & actor, mostly in the theatre.
    [Picture of Ray Cooney]


    Cooper, Alice
    Born 4 February 1948  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
    Make-up clad "master of shock rock". Born Vincent Damon Furnier, but changed his and his band's name to Alice Cooper in the late '60s, apparently because he believes he is a reincarnation of a 17th-century witch of that name.
    [Picture of Alice Cooper]


    Cooper, Ashley Ashley Cooper is no longer with us
    Born 15 September 1936  (Melbourne, Australia)

    Died 22 May 2020  ()

    Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
    Former tennis world number one, who won four grand slam titles in the 1950s.
    [Picture of Ashley Cooper]


    Cooper, Jilly
    Born 21 February 1937  (Essex, England)
    Tory writer of terrible faux-erotic novels for sexually repressed members of the upper middle class. Sadly survived the 1999 Ladbroke Grove rail crash.
    [Picture of Jilly Cooper]


    Cooper, Leon N
    Born 28 February 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
    Winner of the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics.
    [Picture of Leon N Cooper]


    Cooper, Martin
    Born 26 December 1928  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
    Inventor of the cell (mobile) phone which either makes him one of the great technological pioneers or the Devil incarnate. Your choice…
    [Picture of Martin Cooper]


    Cooper, Pat
    Born 31 July 1929  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
    American stand-up comedian, barely known in the UK.
    [Picture of Pat Cooper]


    Cooper, Susan
    Born 23 May 1935  (Burnham, UK)
    Children's author, most famous for the "Dark Is Rising" series of books, which combine classical British mythology with a modern-day setting.
    [Picture of Susan Cooper]


    Cooper-Clarke, John
    Born 25 January 1949  (Salford, Lancashire, England)
    Poet, performer, writer & comedian. Particularly popular in the Manchester area.
    [Picture of John Cooper-Clarke]


    Cope, Kenneth
    Born 14 April 1931  (Liverpool, England)
    Actor, either best known as Marty Hopkirk in 'Randall & Hopkirk Deceased', Jed Stone in 'Coronation Street' or Cyril Carter in 'Carry on Matron', depending on your viewing tastes.
    [Picture of Kenneth Cope]


    Coppola, Anton
    Born 21 March 1917  (New York City, New York, USA)
    Conductor and uncle of film director Frances Ford Coppola. Died in February but did not receive a qualifying obit.
    [Picture of Anton Coppola]


    Coppola, Francis Ford
    Born 7 April 1939  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
    Legendary film director of 1970s classics such as 'The Godfather'. 'The Conversation' and 'Apocalypse Now'.
    [Picture of Francis Ford Coppola]


    Corbett, Matthew
    Born 28 March 1948  (Guisley, Yorkshire, England)
    Actor and puppeteer, best known as succeeding his father Harry as the custodian of Sooty. Also appeared on kid's TV show 'Rainbow' in the 1970s.
    [Picture of Matthew Corbett]


    Corbier, Claude Eugene Andre
    Born 11 June 1927  (France)
    1987-90 Administrators-superior of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.
    [Picture of Claude Eugene Andre Corbier]


    Corbyn, Jeremy
    Born 26 May 1949  (Chippenham, Wiltshire, England)
    Bike-riding leader of the Labour Party and loser of the 2017 General Election. Winner of the 2018 General Election.
    [Picture of Jeremy Corbyn]


    Cord, Alex
    Born 3 May 1933  (Gainesville, Texas, USA)
    American actor best known as Archangel in 1980s action series 'Airwolf'.
    [Picture of Alex Cord]


    Corday, Mara
    Born 3 January 1930  (Santa Monica, California, USA)
    Former Playboy Playmate.
    [Picture of Mara Corday]


    Corey, E. J.
    Born 12 July 1928  (Methuen, Massachusetts, USA)
    Organic chemist and recipient of the 1990 Nobel prize in chemistry "for his development of the theory and methodology of organic synthesis".
    [Picture of E. J. Corey]


    Corman, Roger
    Born 5 April 1926  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
    Influential low budget film director who made a series of films based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe and encouraged a generation of film directors such as Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese as well as actors
    [Picture of Roger Corman]


    Cornwell, Judy
    Born 22 February 1940  (Hammersmith, London, England)
    Experienced UK actress, her most famous role being the sex-starved Daisy in 'Keeping Up Appearances'. Also a novelist.
    [Picture of Judy Cornwell]


    Corrigan-Maguire, Máiread
    Born 27 January 1944  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
    Formed the Community of Peace People in Northern Ireland with Betty Williams and together they won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977.
    [Picture of Máiread Corrigan-Maguire]


    Cosby, Bill
    Born 12 July 1937  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
    Long-standing, squeaky-clean, inexplicably popular US comic.
    [Picture of Bill Cosby]


    Costa, Mary
    Born 5 April 1930  (Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)
    Actress, the voice of Princess Aurora in the Disney classic 'Sleeping Beauty'.
    [Picture of Mary Costa]


    Costello, Elvis
    Born 25 August 1954  (Paddington, London, England)
    Pop singer, born Declan McManus.
    [Picture of Elvis Costello]


    Coster-Molbeck, Monica
    Born 27 March 1914  (Landskrona, Sweden)
    Swedish artist who spent most of her life in Spain. Turned out she died somewhat off the radar in 2015 already - discovered in June 2020
    [Picture of Monica Coster-Molbeck]


    Couric, Katie
    Born 7 January 1957  (Arlington, Virginia, USA)
    American TV journalist, co-presenter of the 'Today' programme.
    [Picture of Katie Couric]


    Court, Margaret
    Born 16 July 1942  (Perth, Australia)
    One of the top women tennis players of the 1960s. Now a controversial figure due to her views on homosexuality in the game.
    [Picture of Margaret Court]


    Courtenay, Tom
    Born 25 February 1937  (Hull, Yorkshire, England)
    British actor, knighted in 2001. His heyday was in the 1960s, but still pops up in films to this day.
    [Picture of Tom Courtenay]


    Cousy, Bob
    Born 9 August 1928  (Manhattan, New York, US)
    Exceptionally successful US basketball player
    [Picture of Bob Cousy]


    Covas, Bruno
    Born 7 April 1980  (Santos, Brazil)
    Former Vice Mayor of São Paulo.
    [Picture of Bruno Covas]


    Cowans, Gordon
    Born 27 October 1958  (West Cornforth, UK)
    One of the greatest players in Aston Villa's history, where he won both the European Cup and the PFA Young Player of the Year award.
    [Picture of Gordon Cowans]


    Cowell, Simon
    Born 7 October 1959  (Brighton, East Sussex, England)
    Record producer & TV talent judge, he of the scathing putdowns & high trousers.
    [Picture of Simon Cowell]


    Cowen, BRIAN
    Born 10 January 1960  (Tullamore, Ireland)
    Taoiseach from 2008 to 2011. Dealt weakly with the Irish banking crisis, and stood down as leader a few weeks before Fianna Fail were destroyed in the 2011 elections.
    [Picture of BRIAN Cowen]


    Cox, Brian Edward
    Born 3 March 1968  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
    Popular television physicist and former keyboardist with D:Ream.
    [Picture of Brian Edward Cox]


    Cox, David
    Born 15 July 1924  (Birmingham, England)
    The dean of British statistics
    [Picture of David Cox]


    Cox, Jane
    Born 13 May 1952  (UK)
    Longest-serving female Emmerdale castmember as of the start of 2018, having played Lisa Dingle since 1996.
    [Picture of Jane Cox]


    Cox, Sara
    Born 13 December 1974  (Bolton, England)
    BBC Radio DJ.
    [Picture of Sara Cox]


    Cox, Tony
    Born 31 March 1958  (Uniontown, Alabama, USA)
    Actor in Bad Santa and Epic Movie.
    [Picture of Tony Cox]


    Cozart, Keith
    Born 15 August 1995  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
    US "drill" rapper known as "Chief Keef", dead before 30
    [Picture of Keith Cozart]


    Craig, Jenny
    Born 7 August 1932  (Berwick, Louisiana, USA)
    American weight-loss gure and founder of her own weight-loss product empire
    [Picture of Jenny Craig]


    Craig, Jim
    Born 30 April 1943  (Glasgow, Scotland)
    Celtic player who as a right back was a key player in the Lisbon Lion European Cup winning side.
    [Picture of Jim Craig]


    Craig, Wendy
    Born 20 June 1934  (Sacriston, County Durham, England)
    English actress, best known for her sitcom roles, most notably 'Butterflies'.
    [Picture of Wendy Craig]


    Crampton, Bruce
    Born 28 September 1935  (Sydney, Australia)
    Runner up in four golf majors, all to Jack Nicklaus. You can't get past the Golden Bear, eh, Tiger?
    [Picture of Bruce Crampton]


    Crawford, Christina
    Born 11 June 1939  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    Writer of "Mommie Dearest", an autobiographical account of child abuse by her adoptive mother Joan Crawford now used as kitsch for drag queens.
    [Picture of Christina Crawford]


    Crawford, Johnny
    Born 26 March 1946  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    Kid star on The Rifleman. Now an OAP.
    [Picture of Johnny Crawford]


    Crawford, Michael
    Born 19 January 1942  (Salisbury, Wiltshire, England)
    TV actor who made his name as Frank Spencer in 'Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em', before successfully reinventing himself as a serious stage actor, taking starring roles in 'Barnum' and 'Phantom of the Opera'.
    [Picture of Michael Crawford]


    Creme, Lol
    Born 19 September 1947  (Prestwich, Lancashire, England)
    Former member of 1970s art-poppers 10cc before having a successful career as a video director with Kevin Godley.
    [Picture of Lol Creme]


    Cribbins, Bernard
    Born 29 December 1928  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
    Actor & comedian, a veteran of 'Carry On' films. Holds the record for most story-tellings on 'Jackanory'. Recently played Wilf Mott in 'Doctor Who'.
    [Picture of Bernard Cribbins]


    Criss, Peter
    Born 20 December 1945  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
    Former Drummer for KISS.
    [Picture of Peter Criss]


    Cristal, Linda Linda Cristal is no longer with us
    Born 23 February 1934  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

    Died 27 June 2020  (Beverly Hills, California, USA)

    Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
    Retired actress. Born Marta Victoria Moya Burgess.
    [Picture of Linda Cristal]


    Crocker, Barry
    Born 4 November 1935  (Geelong, Victoria, Australia)
    Australian actor, singer, and all-around entertainer
    [Picture of Barry Crocker]


    Crosbie, Annette
    Born 12 February 1934  (Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland)
    Long serving actress on stage, film & TV - forever remembered for her role as Margaret Meldrew in 'One Foot in the Grave'.
    [Picture of Annette Crosbie]


    Crosby, Charlotte-Letitia
    Born in Newcastle, England  (exact date unknown)
    Reality TV show "star". Born 1990.
    [Picture of Charlotte-Letitia Crosby]


    Crosby, David
    Born 14 August 1941  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    One third of Crosby, Stills & Nash, and indeed one quarter of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
    [Picture of David Crosby]


    Crosby, Norm Norm Crosby is no longer with us
    Born 15 September 1927  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

    Died 7 November 2020  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

    Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
    US stand-up comedian, often on television.
    [Picture of Norm Crosby]


    Cross, Christopher
    Born 3 May 1951  (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
    Singer-songwriter who enjoyed his biggest success in the 1980s.
    [Picture of Christopher Cross]


    Cross, Gillian
    Born 24 December 1945  (London, England)
    Author and creator of The Demon Headmaster, now back on TV after a 20 year break.
    [Picture of Gillian Cross]


    Cross, James
    Born 29 September 1921  (Nenagh, Ireland)
    Irish-born British former diplomat in Canada who was kidnapped by Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) militants during the October Crisis of October 1970.
    [Picture of James Cross]


    Cruickshank, John
    Born 20 May 1920  (Aberdeen, Scotland)
    The last surviving recipient of the Victoria Cross for air action in WWII.
    [Picture of John Cruickshank]


    Crumb, Robert
    Born 30 August 1934  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
    Cartoonist, creator of "Fritz, the Cat" and "Mr. Natural".
    [Picture of Robert Crumb]


    Cryer, Barry
    Born 23 April 1935  (Leeds, Yorkshire, England)
    Prolific comedy writer and panellist on radio comedy shows.
    [Picture of Barry Cryer]


    Culkin, Macaulay
    Born 26 August 1980  (New York City, New York, USA)
    Child actor who found fame in the 'Home Alone' film series before predictably drifting into relative obscurity.
    [Picture of Macaulay Culkin]


    Cumbes, Jim
    Born 4 May 1944  (Manchester, UK)
    Dual-sport athlete, both an accomplished fast bowler and goalkeeper. Possibly the only man to play against Pele and the Oxford University cricket team.
    [Picture of Jim Cumbes]


    Cummings, Dominic
    Born 25 November 1971  (Durham, England)
    Special advisor behind the campaign to leave the EU and now the top SPAD for Boris Johnson. Must be a wishful thinking pick for someone.
    [Picture of Dominic Cummings]


    Cunningham, Walter
    Born 16 March 1932  (Creston, Iowa, USA)
    Former Astronaut. Manned the lunar module on Apollo 7 in 1968.
    [Picture of Walter Cunningham]


    Curl, Robert
    Born 23 August 1933  (Alice, Texas, USA)
    Nobel Prize-winning professor of chemistry.
    [Picture of Robert Curl]


    Curram, Roland
    Born in London, England  (exact date unknown)
    Actor from Eldorado and Terry and June.
    [Picture of Roland Curram]


    Curry, Tim
    Born 19 April 1949  (Grappenhall, Warrington, England)
    Actor specialising in villainous roles such as Dr. Frank N. Furter in 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'.
    [Picture of Tim Curry]


    Cussler, Clive Clive Cussler is no longer with us
    Born 15 July 1931  (Aurora, Illinois, USA)

    Died 24 February 2020  (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA)

    Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
    Author, who has written many an rollicking adventure yarn.
    [Picture of Clive Cussler]


    Cyrus, Miley
    Born 23 November 1992  (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)
    Sugary star of the Hannah Montana TV series and daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus. Now trying too hard to cultivate a "raunchy" image and seemingly introduced the phrase "twerking" into mainstream parlance.
    [Picture of Miley Cyrus]

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