Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2020: H


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


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


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


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


Haftar, Khalifa
Born 7 November 1943  (Ajdabiya, Libya)
Commander of the Libyan National Army.
[Picture of Khalifa Haftar]


Hagen, David David Hagen is no longer with us
Born 5 May 1973  (Edinburgh, UK)

Died 24 July 2020  (Scotland, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 47  (read death notice)
Former Scotland U21 international, played 139 games for Falkirk in the 90s.
[Picture of David Hagen]


Haise, Fred
Born 14 November 1933  (Biloxi, Mississippi, USA)
Apollo 13 astronaut, would have been the sixth man to walk on the moon were it not for all those explosions. Has already outlived the man who famously played him on screen, Bill Paxton.
[Picture of Fred Haise]


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


Haldeman, Joe
Born 9 June 1943  (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA)
Esteemed American Sci Fi-Author, "The Forever War"
[Picture of Joe Haldeman]


Halimi, Gisele Gisele Halimi is no longer with us
Born 27 July 1927  (La Goulette, Tunisia)

Died 28 July 2020  (Paris, France)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Lawyer, feminist and essayist.
[Picture of Gisele Halimi]


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


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


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


Hall, Stuart
Born 25 December 1929  (Hyde, Greater Manchester, England)
Uniquely eloquent sports reporter and one-time host of 'It's a Knockout'.
[Picture of Stuart Hall]


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


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


Halliwell, Geri
Born 6 August 1972  (Watford, Hertfordshire, England)
"Ginger Spice" - the oldest member of the Spice Girls.
[Picture of Geri Halliwell]


Halliwell, Steve
Born 21 March 1954  (Bury, United Kingdom)
Zak Dingle on Emmerdale since 1994
[Picture of Steve Halliwell]


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


Hamada, Ayako
Born 14 February 1981  (Mexico City, Mexico)
Japanese-Mexican professional wrestler who fell foul of Japan's strict drug laws.
[Picture of Ayako Hamada]


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


Hamilton, Ian
Born 13 September 1925  (Paisley, Scotland)
Scottish lawyer who, as a student, was involved in the removal of the Stone of Scone from Westminster Abbey in 1950.
[Picture of Ian Hamilton]


Hamilton, Margaret
Born 17 August 1936  (Paoli, Indiana, USA)
American computer scientist who worked on the Apollo moon programme. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama in 2016.
[Picture of Margaret Hamilton]


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


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


Hamlin, Catherine Catherine Hamlin is no longer with us
Born 24 January 1924  (Sydney, Australia)

Died 18 March 2020  (Addis Abeba, Ethiopia)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Pioneering Australian gynaecologist in the field of fistula repair
[Picture of Catherine Hamlin]


Hammer, MC
Born 30 March 1963  (Oakland, California, USA)
Hammer Time! Famous rapper still best known for earworm U Can't Touch This.
[Picture of MC Hammer]


Hammond, Alison
Born 5 February 1975  (Birmingham, England)
Larger than life' (i.e. loud and irritating`) former Big Brother contestant turned TV personality.
[Picture of Alison Hammond]


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


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


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


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


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


Hanh, Thich Nhat
Born 11 October 1926  (Hue, Vietnam)
Internationally respected Zen master
[Picture of Thich Nhat Hanh]


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


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


Hannaby, Diane
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Cancer mum.
[Picture of Diane Hannaby]


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


Hanover, Caroline, Princess of
Born 23 January 1957  (Monaco)
Eldest child of Ranier III and Grace Kelly. Not the sister to work with Michael Jackson.
[Picture of Caroline, Princess of Hanover]


Hanover, Prince Ernst August of
Born 26 February 1954  (Hanover, Germany)
Husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco. Renowned for his foul temper, and has a conviction for GBH.
[Picture of Prince Ernst August of Hanover]


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


Hansen, Solveig Mork
Born 13 April 1995  (Give, Denmark)
[Picture of Solveig Mork Hansen]


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


Harcourt, Kate
Born 16 June 1927  (Amberley, New Zealand)
New Zealand TV personality best known for kids TV.
[Picture of Kate Harcourt]


Hardin, Jerry
Born 20 November 1929  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Actor who appeared in Big Trouble in Little China and The Firm, but is still instantly recognisable for 90s TV viewers as Deep Throat in The X-Files.
[Picture of Jerry Hardin]


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


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


Harkin, Tom
Born 19 November 1939  (Cumming, Iowa, USA)
Former Iowa Senator from 1985 to 2015.
[Picture of Tom Harkin]


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


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


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


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


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


Harris, Emmylou
Born 2 April 1947  (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)
Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, seemingly the subject of seven documentaries on Radio 2 or BBC 4 every year.
[Picture of Emmylou Harris]


Harris, Fred R
Born 13 November 1930  (Walters, Oklahoma, USA)
former Oklahoma Senator from 1964 to 1973.
[Picture of Fred R Harris]


Harris, James James Harris is no longer with us
Born 28 May 1950  (Senatobia, Mississippi, USA)

Died 9 August 2020  (Oxford, Mississippi, USA)

Age at death: 70  (read death notice)
Retired wrestler, best known as Kamala.
[Picture of James Harris]


Harris, Johnny Johnny Harris is no longer with us
Born 9 November 1932  (Edinburgh, UK)

Died 20 March 2020  (Palm Springs, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Composer and bandleader, worked with the likes of Elvis, Lulu, Shirley Bassey, Yes and Paul Anka.
[Picture of Johnny Harris]


Harris, Rolf
Born 30 March 1930  (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
Cartoonist, TV presenter, singer, wobble-board player and general cult hero. Absolutely incredible to think he's in his 80s, as he still looks and sounds the same as ever.
[Picture of Rolf Harris]


Harris, Rosemary
Born 19 September 1927  (Ashby, Suffolk, England)
Actress, mainly on stage, but in a number of TV & Film productions too. Mother of Jennifer Ehle, also an actress.
[Picture of Rosemary Harris]


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


Harrison, Christopher Guy Christopher Guy Harrison is no longer with us
Born 3 September 1960  (England)

Died 19 August 2020  (Singapore)

Age at death: 59  (read death notice)
British luxury furniture designer.
[Picture of Christopher Guy Harrison]


Harrison, Ken
Born in   (exact date unknown)
DC Thompson comic artist, handled "Desperate Dan" duties on "The Dandy" cover for ages. Born c.1940.
[Picture of Ken Harrison]


Hart, Gary
Born 28 November 1936  (Ottawa, Kansas, USA)
Former US senator who sought Democratic presidential nominations in 1984 and 1988 but whose campaigns were hit by scandals.
[Picture of Gary Hart]


Hart, Simon
Born 15 August 1963  (Wolverhampton, England)
Welsh Tory MP for Carmarthen West, and current Welsh Secretary. Given the fates of the last two, a poisoned challice?
[Picture of Simon Hart]


Hartley, Dylan
Born 24 March 1986  (Rotorua, New Zealand)
Captain of the England rugby team as of 2016 and the most-capped hooker in the country's history.
[Picture of Dylan Hartley]


Hartley, Nina
Born 11 March 1959  (Berkeley, California, USA)
Pornographic actress and film director.
[Picture of Nina Hartley]


Hartman, David
Born 19 May 1935  (Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA)
Host of "Good Morning America" 1975-1987 and occasional actor
[Picture of David Hartman]


Hart-Moxon, Kitty
Born 1 December 1926  (Bielsko, Poland)
Holocaust survivor who wrote about her experiences.
[Picture of Kitty Hart-Moxon]


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


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


Harwood, Ronald Ronald Harwood is no longer with us
Born 9 November 1934  (Cape Town, South Africa)

Died 8 September 2020  (Sussex, England, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Author, playwright and screenwriter - wrote 'The Pianist'.
[Picture of Ronald Harwood]


Hase, Karl-Gunther Von
Born 15 December 1917  (Wroclaw, Poland)
Former German diplomat and politician.
[Picture of Karl-Gunther Von Hase]


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


Hastings, Alcee
Born 5 September 1936  (Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
A US federal judge who was removed from office in scandal. He then successfully ran for Congress and once held the nr 1 spot in a congressional nepotism ranking
[Picture of Alcee Hastings]


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


Hatoyama, Yukio
Born 11 February 1947  (Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan)
Prime Minister of Japan 2009/10, the first of the modern Democratic Party of Japan
[Picture of Yukio Hatoyama]


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


Hatton, Ricky
Born 6 October 1978  (Stockport, Cheshire, England)
Boxer, former light welterweight champion of the World.
[Picture of Ricky Hatton]


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


Hawerchuk, Dale Dale Hawerchuk is no longer with us
Born 4 April 1963  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Died 18 August 2020  (Barrie, Canada)

Age at death: 57  (read death notice)
Canadian NHL Hall of Famer, player for the Winnipeg Jets
[Picture of Dale Hawerchuk]


Hawkins, Ronnie
Born 10 January 1935  (Huntsville, Arkansas, USA)
Musician, a rock 'n' roll singer in the early days of the genre.
[Picture of Ronnie Hawkins]


Hay, Colin
Born 29 June 1953  (Saltcoats, Scotland)
Lead vocalist of 80s earworm one hit wonders Men at Work. Is Saltcoats a land down under?
[Picture of Colin Hay]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Heinze, Suse
Born 25 May 1920  (Nurnberg, Germany)
Olympic Swimmer who competed at the 1936 games. She died off the radar in 2018, which wasn't really confirmed until March 2020
[Picture of Suse Heinze]


Heise, Lisel
Born 2 April 1905  (Germany)
100 year old German woman who was elected to her town council.
[Picture of Lisel Heise]


Hemingway, John
Born 17 July 1919  (Dublin, Ireland)
Battle of Britain pilot.
[Picture of John Hemingway]


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


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


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


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


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


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


Hetfield, James
Born 3 August 1963  (Downey, California, USA)
Genius and popular philosopher AKA the frontman and singer-songwriter for rock band Metallica.
[Picture of James Hetfield]


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


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


Hewitt, Lenox Lenox Hewitt is no longer with us
Born 7 May 1917  (Red Hill, Canberra, Australia)

Died 28 February 2020  (Edgecliff, Australia)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Former Australian civil servant with a deep liaison with politics - both as Australian Cabinet Secretary and as dad to the British Labour MP, Patricia Hewitt.
[Picture of Lenox Hewitt]


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


Heywood, Pat
Born 1 August 1931  (Gretna Green, Scotland)
Actress seen in 10 Rillington Place (Attenbrough version) and Romeo and Juliet (Zeffirelli version).
[Picture of Pat Heywood]


Hicks, Lady Pamela
Born 19 April 1929  (Barcelona, Spain)
British aristocrat and youngest daughter of Lord Mountbatten.
[Picture of Lady Pamela Hicks]


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


Higgins Clark, Mary Mary Higgins Clark is no longer with us
Born 27 December 1927  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 31 January 2020  (Naples, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Highly successful suspense author.
[Picture of Mary Higgins Clark]


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


Hill, Bernard
Born 17 December 1944  (Blackley, Manchester, England)
Actor forever known as Yosser Hughes in Alan Bleasdale's "Boys from the Blackstuff". Go on Bernard, gizza hit.
[Picture of Bernard Hill]


Hill, Clint
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Secret Service agent who was in the motorcade at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Born 1932.
[Picture of Clint Hill]


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


Hill, Jonah
Born 20 December 1983  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actor in many unfunny comedies like Superbad and Knocked Up, who suddenly proved he could actually act in The Wolf of Wall Street.
[Picture of Jonah Hill]


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


Hill, Tracey
Born in Wales  (exact date unknown)
Terminally ill woman who's co-workers and friends made a naked calendar.
[Picture of Tracey Hill]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Hitchon, Nick
Born in Arncliffe, England  (exact date unknown)
One of the 7-up documentary series subjects.
[Picture of Nick Hitchon]


Ho, Stanley Stanley Ho is no longer with us
Born 25 November 1921  (Hong Kong)

Died 26 May 2020  (Hong Kong, Independent Republic of Hong Kong)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Entrepreneur, known as the 'King of Gambling'.
[Picture of Stanley Ho]


Hoare, Mike Mike Hoare is no longer with us
Born in India  (exact date unknown)

Died 2 February 2020  (Durban, South Africa)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
Mad Mike Hoare was a Irish mercenary who was involved in a number of military activities in Africa and launched a failed coup in the Seychelles. Born 1919.
[Picture of Mike Hoare]


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


Hoddle, Glenn
Born 27 October 1957  (Hayes, Middlesex, England)
Gifted footballer turned taciturn manager. Managed and played for both England and Tottenham Hotspur as well as Chelsea and Swindon Town.
[Picture of Glenn Hoddle]


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


Hodgkinson, Nick
Born in Leeds, England  (exact date unknown)
Man with ALS who was arrested during an Extinction Rebellion protest.
[Picture of Nick Hodgkinson]


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


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


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


Hogan, Hulk
Born 11 August 1953  (Augusta, Georgia, USA)
Born Terry Gene Bollea. Professional wrestler since 1978. A part in 'Rocky III' and a move to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) made him a star, and he proceeded to be at the centre of wrestling's transition from slightly suspect minority sport to mu
[Picture of Hulk Hogan]


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


Hogan-Howe, BERNARD
Born 25 October 1957  (Sheffield, England)
Former head of the London Metropolitan Police between 2011 and 2017. Naturally after the 2011 riots, when it comes crashing down and it hurts inside, they turned to a Real Ameri...never mind.
[Picture of BERNARD Hogan-Howe]


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


Hoh, Diane
Born 28 April 1937  (Warren, Pennsylvania, USA)
Horror author who wrote several novels for Point Horror including Funhouse and the addictive Nightmare Hall series.
[Picture of Diane Hoh]


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


Holden, Cliff Cliff Holden is no longer with us
Born 12 December 1919  (Manchester, UK)

Died 20 April 2020  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
British artist, founder of the influential Borough Group movement.
[Picture of Cliff Holden]


Holden, Doug
Born 28 September 1930  (Manchester, United Kingdom)
English winger and FA Cup winner in 1958 with the Bolton Wanderers
[Picture of Doug Holden]


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


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


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


Holley, Levi
Born in Auckland, New Zealand  (exact date unknown)
Actor who appeared in the TV series Spartacus.
[Picture of Levi Holley]


Hollingsworth, Mike
Born in   (exact date unknown)
TV executive once married to presenter Anne Diamond. Born 1946.
[Picture of Mike Hollingsworth]


Holm, Ian Ian Holm is no longer with us
Born 12 September 1931  (Goodmayes, Essex, England)

Died 19 June 2020  (London, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Respected stage and film actor - played Bilbo Baggins in the 'Lord of the Rings' films and the rather shifty android Ash in the 1979 classic 'Alien'.
[Picture of Ian Holm]


Holmes, Garry
Born in Burton, England  (exact date unknown)
Man with cancer.
[Picture of Garry Holmes]


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


Holthausen-Krull, Helma
Born 21 October 1916  (Neuss, Germany)
Painter specialising in depictions of the Lower Rhine river and its environs. Died in January but did not receive a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Helma Holthausen-Krull]


Holze-Stablein, Oda-Gebbine
Born 2 July 1942  (Magdeburg, Germany)
Former State Superintendent for the Sprengel Ostfreisland-Ems of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hanover, Germany. Apparently.
[Picture of Oda-Gebbine Holze-Stablein]


Homeyer, Margret
Born 10 July 1927  (Hagen, Germany)
German TV actress.
[Picture of Margret Homeyer]


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


Honnold, Alex
Born 17 August 1985  (Sacramento, California, USA)
American wall-climber.
[Picture of Alex Honnold]


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


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


Hoopes, Samantha
Born 10 February 1991  (Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA)
[Picture of Samantha Hoopes]


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


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


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


Hornbacher, Marya
Born 4 April 1974  (Walnut Creek, California, USA)
American author who wrote about her struggles with eating disorders.
[Picture of Marya Hornbacher]


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


Hosokawa, Morihiro
Born 14 January 1938  (Tokyo, Japan)
Prime Minister of Japan 1993/94 and a distant relative of the Imperial House
[Picture of Morihiro Hosokawa]


Houllier, Gérard Gérard Houllier is no longer with us
Born 3 September 1947  (Therouanne, France)

Died 14 December 2020  (Paris, France)

Age at death: 73  (read death notice)
An undistinguished football player who has nevertheless become a successful manager, running the French national side, taking Paris St Germain (and later Olympique Lyonnais) to the French league title, and leading Liverpool to various trophies in the earl
[Picture of Gérard Houllier]


Houlston, Emma
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Recently married woman with aggreesive form of cancer, now crowdfunding. As you do…
[Picture of Emma Houlston]


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


Houston, Cissy
Born 30 September 1933  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
American soul and gospel singer. Mother of the late Whitney Houston.
[Picture of Cissy Houston]


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


Howard, Clint
Born 20 April 1959  (Burbank, California, USA)
The voice of Roo in the Disney Winnie the Pooh films. Also in Carnosaur.
[Picture of Clint Howard]


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


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


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


Hoxha, Nexhmije Nexhmije Hoxha is no longer with us
Born 7 February 1921  (Bitola, Macedonia)

Died 26 February 2020  (Tirana, Albania)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Widow of Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha.
[Picture of Nexhmije Hoxha]


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


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


Hudd, Roy Roy Hudd is no longer with us
Born 16 May 1936  (Croydon, Surrey, England)

Died 15 March 2020  (London, England, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Actor & comedian on TV, theatre, radio & film - one of the more popular names from music hall past still around today.
[Picture of Roy Hudd]


Hudson, Bill
Born 17 October 1949  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Singer for The Hudson Brothers.
[Picture of Bill Hudson]


Hudson, Garth
Born 2 August 1937  (Windsor, Canada)
Organist und multi-instrumental powerhouse for Canadian-US band "The Band"
[Picture of Garth Hudson]


Hudson, Jennifer
Born 12 September 1981  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer who was married to David Otunga and performed at Superbowl XLIII.
[Picture of Jennifer Hudson]


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


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


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


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


Hughes, Simon
Born 17 May 1951  (Cheshire, England)
Liberal grandee who was Bermondsey and Southwark MP from a controversial byelection in 1982, until 2015 when he lost the seat to Labour.
[Picture of Simon Hughes]


Hume, John John Hume is no longer with us
Born 18 January 1937  (Londonderry, Northern Ireland)

Died 3 August 2020  (Londonderrz, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Former leader of the SDLP and joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998. In 2010 was voted 'Ireland's Greatest' person, despite being born in Northern Ireland.
[Picture of John Hume]


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


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


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


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


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


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


Hunt, Pauline
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Scottish woman who received lymph node cancer from a kidney transplant. Born c.1969.
[Picture of Pauline Hunt]


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


Huntley, Ian
Born 31 January 1974  (Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England)
School caretaker who murdered two 10-year-old girls in Soham, Cambridgeshire, in August 2002. Was sentenced in December 2003 to two terms of life imprisonment, and it was revealed after his trial that he had previously been accused of a string of sex cri
[Picture of Ian Huntley]


Hurd, Douglas
Born 8 March 1930  (Marlborough, Wiltshire, England)
Former diplomat, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under the Thatcher and Major governments, but all that most people know (or care) about hi
[Picture of Douglas Hurd]


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


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


Hurtado, Luchita Luchita Hurtado is no longer with us
Born 28 October 1920  (Caracas, Venezuela)

Died 13 August 2020  (Santa Monica, California, USA)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
Venezuelan artist.
[Picture of Luchita Hurtado]


Husari, Humam
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Syrian filmmaker and journalist, controversially denied a visa to visit the UK in 2018.
[Picture of Humam Husari]


Hutchings, Dennis
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Ex-soldier who was put on trial in 2019 for his alleged actions during Bloody Sunday.
[Picture of Dennis Hutchings]


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


Hutton, Brian Brian Hutton is no longer with us
Born 29 June 1931  (Belfast, UK)

Died 14 July 2020  ()

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, later chaired the inquiry that cleared the British government of any involvement in the death of Dr David Kelly.
[Picture of Brian Hutton]


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


Hylton, Rachel
Born 26 November 1981  (London, England)
Star of the 2008 edition of The X-factor, but better known for her violent, drug-filled past/present than her singing.
[Picture of Rachel Hylton]

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