Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2020: E


Earl, Vince
Born 11 June 1944  (Birkenhead, Cheshire, England)
Actor, comedian and singer best known as the grouchy Ron Dixon in the Channel 4 soap 'Brookside'.
[Picture of Vince Earl]


Earl Jones, James
Born 17 January 1931  (Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA)
Actor who has had a 40-year career in movies without making it really big. However, he did provide the voice of Darth Vader in 'Star Wars' (the man in the suit was Dave Prowse). His father was (THEME) I Hear Voices
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    Eastaugh, Vicki
    Born in Kings Langley, England  (exact date unknown)
    Tragic cancer bride. Another fantastic pick by players of the Derby Dead Pool FFS. Born ca. 1995
    [Picture of Vicki Eastaugh]


    Eastham, George
    Born 23 September 1936  (Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
    Former Arsenal and Stoke City inside forward. Scored the winning goal in the 1972 League Cup final against Chelsea at the age of 35. Was a non-playing member of England's victoious 1966 World Cup squad.
    [Picture of George Eastham]


    Easton, Sheena
    Born 27 April 1959  (Bellshill, North Lanakshire, Scotland)
    Scottish singer who shot to fame when appearing in the proto-X Factor TV show 'The Big Time' in 1980 before recording a number of hit singles in the 1980s.
    [Picture of Sheena Easton]


    Eastwood, Barney Barney Eastwood is no longer with us
    Born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland  (exact date unknown)

    Died 9 March 2020  (Ulster Hospital, United Kingdom)

    Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
    Boxing promoter and manager, who formed a succesful partnership with the "Clones Cyclone" Barry McGuigan, before they split in acrimonious circumstances. Born 1936.
    [Picture of Barney Eastwood]


    Eastwood, Clint
    Born 31 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
    College dropout son of a steelworker who made it big in spaghetti westerns and has been playing hard men ever since. Starred in the film which gave the DDP its name, so it will be truly ironic if he turn
    [Picture of Clint Eastwood]


    Eaton, Bobby
    Born 14 August 1954  (Huntsville, Alabama, USA)
    Wrestler, part of the Midnight Express tag team.
    [Picture of Bobby Eaton]


    Eaton, Shirley
    Born 13 January 1937  (London, England)
    Actress, most famous for playing Jill Masterson, the Bond girl who died after being painted head to toe in gold paint in 'Goldfinger'.
    [Picture of Shirley Eaton]


    Ebadi, Shirin
    Born 21 June 1947  (Hamedan, Iran)
    Iranian lawyer and human rights who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003. The award was allegedly confiscated by the Iranian state.
    [Picture of Shirin Ebadi]


    Ebbers, Bernard Bernard Ebbers is no longer with us
    Born 27 August 1941  (Edmonton, Canada)

    Died 2 February 2020  (Brookhaven, Mississippi, USA)

    Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
    WorldCom CEO who went to jail for fraud.
    [Picture of Bernard Ebbers]


    Ecclestone, Bernie
    Born 28 October 1930  (St Peter South Elmham, Suffolk, England)
    Top dog in the Formula 1 world, with sole control of F1 media rights and an estimated personal fortune of £2.4 billion, which makes him the 3rd wealthiest living Briton. Coincidentally, he's also the 3rd shortest man in Britain, standing just 2'9" in his
    [Picture of Bernie Ecclestone]


    Echeverría Álvarez, Luis
    Born 17 January 1922  (Mexico City, Mexico)
    Controversial former President of Mexico.
    [Picture of Luis Echeverría Álvarez]


    Eckel, Horst
    Born 8 February 1932  (Vogelbach, Germany)
    Former West Germany international footballer, one of the team that won the 1954 FIFA World Cup.
    [Picture of Horst Eckel]


    Eden, Barbara
    Born 23 August 1934  (Tucson, Arizona, USA)
    Best remembered for her role as Jeannie in 'I Dream of Jeannie'.
    [Picture of Barbara Eden]


    Eden, Clarissa
    Born 28 June 1920  (Kensington, London, England)
    Niece of former PM, Sir Winston Churchill, widow of former PM, Sir Anthony Eden. Was only 36 years of age when her husband resigned & has outlived four of her PM spouse's successors since then.
    [Picture of Clarissa Eden]


    Eden, Mark
    Born 14 February 1928  (London, England)
    Actor, still best known for his role as the devious Alan Bradley in 'Coronation Street'.
    [Picture of Mark Eden]


    Edge, Graeme
    Born 30 March 1941  (Rocester, England)
    Drummer with prog-rockers The Moody Blues.
    [Picture of Graeme Edge]


    Edmonds, Noel
    Born 22 December 1948  (Ilford, Essex, England)
    Bearded TV presenter who spunked away a small fortune on his ill-advised Mr Blobby theme parks, managed to kill a contestant on his 'Late Late Breakfast Show', then amazed everyone by making an unlikely comeback with 'Deal or No Deal'.
    [Picture of Noel Edmonds]


    Edrich, John John Edrich is no longer with us
    Born 21 June 1937  (Blofield, Norfolk, England)

    Died 23 December 2020  (Aberdeenshire, Scotland)

    Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
    Former Surrey & England cricketer.
    [Picture of John Edrich]


    Edwards, Alyssa
    Born 16 January 1980  (Mesquite, Texas, USA)
    Drag performer and choreographer.
    [Picture of Alyssa Edwards]


    Edwards, Brenda
    Born in Luton, England  (exact date unknown)
    X-Factor singer who became a panelist on Loose Women.
    [Picture of Brenda Edwards]


    Edwards, Edwin
    Born 7 August 1927  (Marksville, Louisiana, USA)
    Former governor of Louisiana whose likeable corruption is the stuff of legends
    [Picture of Edwin Edwards]


    Edwards, Jorge
    Born 29 June 1931  (Santiago, Chile)
    Chilean novelist and ambassador.
    [Picture of Jorge Edwards]


    Edwards (singer), John
    Born 25 December 1944  (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
    Lead singer with The Spinners 1977-2000, including nr. 1 hit "Working My Way Back to You"
    [Picture of John Edwards (singer)]


    Efron, Zac
    Born 18 October 1987  (San Luis Obispo, California, USA)
    Teenage heartthrob actor of the High School Musical movies, he still has a career at age 30+
    [Picture of Zac Efron]


    Egypt, Fuad II of
    Born 16 January 1952  (Cairo, Egypt)
    Former King of Egypt.
    [Picture of Fuad II of Egypt]


    Eilish, Billie
    Born 18 December 2001  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    Singer who has 8 gold singles in the US, 5 music awards, 6 Grammy nominations, Record of the Year, 2 active Guiness World Records and 3 UK top ten hits. She just turned 18 a month ago. Ever feel like you've wasted your life in comparison?
    [Picture of Billie Eilish]


    Einhorn, Ira Ira Einhorn is no longer with us
    Born 15 May 1940  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)

    Died 3 April 2020  (SCI Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania, USA)

    Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
    Murderer of Holly Maddux, who went on the run to France.
    [Picture of Ira Einhorn]


    Ekland, Britt
    Born 6 October 1942  (Stockholm, Sweden)
    Actress, in film & TV, a former Bond Girl. Former wife of Peter Sellers.
    [Picture of Britt Ekland]


    Elder, Lee
    Born 14 July 1934  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
    African-American golfer, the first PoC to play in the Ryder Cup, qualify for the Masters and to play non-segregated events in South Africa.
    [Picture of Lee Elder]


    Elgar, Avril
    Born 1 April 1932  (Halifax, UK)
    Stage, screen and radio actress, played Mildred's sister Ethel in "George and Mildred".
    [Picture of Avril Elgar]


    Elgin, Earl Of
    Born 17 February 1924  (Elgin, Scotland)
    The current Earl of Elgin. A former Grand Master Mason of Scotland, and the Chief of the Clan Bruce.
    [Picture of Earl Of Elgin]


    Elizabeth II, Queen
    Born 21 April 1926  (London, England)
    Queen of the UK, basically. Not a popular DDP pick, possibly because her late mother's longevity suggests she may have 20 years left in her yet.
    [Picture of Queen Elizabeth II]


    Elliott, Herb
    Born 25 February 1938  (Subiaco, Australia)
    Australian athlete who won the Olympic gold medal for the 1500 metres in 1960.
    [Picture of Herb Elliott]


    Elliott, Paul
    Born 18 October 1948  (Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England)
    One half, along with his brother Barry, of the Chuckle Brothers children's "entertainment" duo.
    [Picture of Paul Elliott]


    Ellison, Gertrude
    Born 16 May 1908  (Minnesota, USA)
    Unvalidated supercentenarian claimant. Died in March but received no qualifying obit.
    [Picture of Gertrude Ellison]


    Ellsberg, Daniel
    Born 7 April 1931  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
    Former military analyst for the RAND corporation who released the "Pentagon Papers" in 1971, outlining US decision-making during the Vietnam war.
    [Picture of Daniel Ellsberg]


    Ely, Ron
    Born 2 June 1938  (Hereford, Texas, USA)
    Actor, one of the former "Tarzan's".
    [Picture of Ron Ely]


    Emanuele, Vittorio
    Born 2 December 1937  (Naples, Italy)
    Prince of Naples
    [Picture of Vittorio Emanuele]


    Emerick, Louis
    Born 11 June 1963  (Liverpool, England)
    Actor best known as Mick Johnson in 'Brookside' and PC Walsh in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
    [Picture of Louis Emerick]


    Emerson, Roy
    Born 3 November 1936  (Blackbutt, Queensland, Australia)
    One of the all time great tennis players. Held the record for the most grand slam singles titles for many years until being surpassed by Pete Sampras.
    [Picture of Roy Emerson]


    Emery, Ralph
    Born 10 March 1933  (McEwen, Tennessee, USA)
    American country music disc jockey and TV host.
    [Picture of Ralph Emery]


    Eminem, (rapper)
    Born 17 October 1972  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
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    Emmett, Chris
    Born 13 December 1938  (Nuneaton, England)
    Actor who appeared with Roy Hudd on a variety of shows.
    [Picture of Chris Emmett]


    Enevoldson, Einar
    Born 15 June 1932  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
    NASA research pilot and director of the Perlan Project.
    [Picture of Einar Enevoldson]


    England, Natasha
    Born 18 December 1952  (Glasgow, UK)
    Popstress who, under the mononym "Natasha", had a top 10 hit with her cover of "Iko Iko" in 1982.
    [Picture of Natasha England]


    English, Fanita
    Born 22 October 1916  (Galati, Romania)
    Pyschoanalyst and pyschotherapist.
    [Picture of Fanita English]


    Ennaceur, Mohamed
    Born 21 March 1934  (El Jem, Tunisia)
    Tunisia President from July to October 2019.
    [Picture of Mohamed Ennaceur]


    Enquist, P. O. P. O. Enquist is no longer with us
    Born 23 September 1934  (Hjoggbole, Skelleftea, Vasterbotten, Sweden)

    Died 25 April 2020  (Vaxholm, Sweden)

    Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
    Swedish author. Wrote 'The Visit of the Royal Physician'. Does he need a physician too?
    [Picture of P. O. Enquist]


    Epstein, Anthony
    Born 18 May 1921  (Willesden, London, England)
    Scientist, one of the discovers of the Epstein-Barr virus.
    [Picture of Anthony Epstein]


    Epstein, Michael A.
    Born 18 May 1921  ()
    British pathologist, the "Epstein" of the "Epstein-Barr" virus
    [Picture of Michael A. Epstein]


    Erikson, Neil
    Born in   (exact date unknown)
    Far-right Australian activist. During a January 2018 trial, he accidentally picked up the Koran when looking for a book to swear the truth on.
    [Picture of Neil Erikson]


    Eriksson, Carl-Erik
    Born 20 May 1930  (Stockholm, Sweden)
    Olympic bobsledder for Sweden, first person to compete in six Olympic Games (1964-84). Flag bearer for Sweden in 1976 at Innsbruck.
    [Picture of Carl-Erik Eriksson]


    Eriksson, Sven Goran
    Born 5 February 1948  (Torsby, Sweden)
    Former England & Manchester City manager.
    [Picture of Sven Goran Eriksson]


    Erskine, Carl
    Born 13 December 1926  (Anderson, Indiana, USA)
    Baseball pitcher for the Brooklyn (then Los Angeles) Dodgers.
    [Picture of Carl Erskine]


    Estes, Richard
    Born 14 May 1932  (Kewanee, Illinois, USA)
    Artist, known for his paintings that were remarkably similar to actual photos.
    [Picture of Richard Estes]


    Estrada, Erik
    Born 16 May 1949  (Mesa, Arizona, USA)
    Actor, best remembered as the lead actor in 'CHiPs'.
    [Picture of Erik Estrada]


    Etheridge, Melissa
    Born 29 May 1961  (Leavenworth, Kansas, USA)
    Female rock singer & songwriter. Has suffered & recovered from cancer.
    [Picture of Melissa Etheridge]


    Eure, Wesley
    Born 17 August 1951  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
    Actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer, best known as Michael Horton in 'Days of Our Lives'.
    [Picture of Wesley Eure]


    Evans, Bruce
    Born in Windermere, England  (exact date unknown)
    terminally ill Great North Air Ambulance volunteer.
    [Picture of Bruce Evans]


    Evans, Chris
    Born 1 April 1966  (Warrington, UK)
    Ginger TV and radio host who we all liked for 18 months in the 1990s and we've been paying for it ever since.
    [Picture of Chris Evans]


    Evans, Damon
    Born 24 November 1949  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
    Actor who played the son in "The Jeffersons" and the young Alex Haley in "Roots".
    [Picture of Damon Evans]


    Evans, Evans
    Born 26 November 1936  (Bluefield, West Virginia, USA)
    Actress and widow of director John Frankenheimer.
    [Picture of Evans Evans]


    Evans, Harold Harold Evans is no longer with us
    Born 28 June 1928  (Newton Heath, Manchester, England)

    Died 23 September 2020  (New York, New York, USA)

    Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
    Journalist, former editor of the Sunday Times. Also a writer & businessman.
    [Picture of Harold Evans]


    Evans, Linda
    Born 18 November 1942  (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
    US actress, best known for playing Krystle Carrington in 'Dynasty' in the 1980s.
    [Picture of Linda Evans]


    Everly, Don
    Born 1 February 1937  (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA)
    The elder of the famous Everly Brothers singing group.
    [Picture of Don Everly]


    Ewing, Winnie
    Born 10 July 1929  (Glasgow, Scotland)
    One of the leading figures of the Scottish National Party. Won the Hamilton by-election in 1967, sparking the modern growth of the SNP as a major political force in Scotland.
    [Picture of Winnie Ewing]

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