Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2020: M


Macbeth, Peter
Born 2 February 1943  (Marylebone, London, England)
Former member of the soul group The Foundations who was jailed in 2008 for sexual abuse & child porn, despite claiming he was terminally ill.
[Picture of Peter Macbeth]


Macdonald, Kevin
Born 22 November 1960  (Inverness, UK)
Former football, who has been caretaker manager of Aston Villa more times than I've had hot dinners.
[Picture of Kevin Macdonald]


Macdonald, Norm
Born 17 October 1959  (Quebec City, Canada)
Comic writer and actor who is a Saturday Night Live alumnus.
[Picture of Norm Macdonald]


Macfarlane, Seth
Born 26 October 1973  (Kent, Connecticut, USA)
Actor, animator and creator of the marmite-like cartoon show 'Family Guy'.
[Picture of Seth Macfarlane]


Macgowan, Shane
Born 25 December 1957  (Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England)
Dentally challenged singer-songwriter who used to front the Pogues, and latterly the Popes (though recently he went back to the Pogues for a reunion tour). Constantly rumoured to be on the brink of death due to non-stop drinking, smoking and drug-taking.
[Picture of Shane Macgowan]


Macintyre, Alasdair
Born 12 January 1929  (Glasgow, UK)
Scottish philosopher, although not in the Rab C Nesbitt sense.
[Picture of Alasdair Macintyre]


Mack, Christy
Born 9 May 1991  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Former pornographic actress who was nearly beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend and MMA fighter War Machine in 2014. He is now serving life.
[Picture of Christy Mack]


Mackay, James
Born 2 July 1927  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Baron Mackay of Clashfern, Lord Chancellor from 1987-1997.
[Picture of James Mackay]


Maclaine, Shirley
Born 24 April 1934  (Richmond, Virginia, USA)
Oddball Hollywood actress who has starred in countless films, such as 'Some Came Running' (1958), 'The Apartment' (1960), 'Sweet Charity' (1969) , 'Being There' (1979) and 'Postcards from the Edge' (1990). Pointlessly changed her name from Shirley MacLean
[Picture of Shirley Maclaine]


Maclennan, Robert Robert Maclennan is no longer with us
Born 26 June 1936  (Glasgow, Scotland)

Died 18 January 2020  ()

Age at death: 83  (read death notice)
Last leader of the SDP party during its merger negotiations with the Liberals in 1988.
[Picture of Robert Maclennan]


Macleod, Gavin
Born 28 February 1930  (Mount Kisco, New York, USA)
US Actor, in 'The Love Boat', 'Mary Tyler Moore' etc.
[Picture of Gavin Macleod]


Macleod, Johnny
Born 23 November 1938  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Former Arsenal and Aston Villa winger.
[Picture of Johnny Macleod]


Macneil, Robert
Born 19 January 1931  (Montreal, Canada)
Canadian political journalist, one half of the Macneil-Lehrer Newshour
[Picture of Robert Macneil]


Macpherson, William
Born 1 April 1926  (Blairgowrie, UK)
Retired high court judge who led the public inquiry into the murder of Stephen Lawrence.
[Picture of William Macpherson]


Madden, John
Born 10 April 1936  (Austin, Minnesota, USA)
Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders (overseeing their victory in Superbowl XI), who has been an NFL commentator on TV for over twenty years. He's also a best-selling sports author who, in a stroke of genius, gave his first book the title "Hey, W
[Picture of John Madden]


Madoff, Bernard
Born 29 April 1938  (Queens, New York, USA)
Disgraced former Chairman of NASDAQ, who is accused of committing $50 billion worth of fraud.
[Picture of Bernard Madoff]


Magre, Judith
Born 20 November 1926  (Montier-en-Der, France)
Actress, known for Elle.
[Picture of Judith Magre]


Maharis, George
Born 1 September 1928  (Queens, New York, USA)
US TV actor of the 60s and member of the out-but-not-out lavender circle
[Picture of George Maharis]


Maillet, Antonine
Born 10 May 1929  (Bouctouche, Canada)
French-Canadian novelist and scholar.
[Picture of Antonine Maillet]


Major, John
Born 29 March 1943  (Carshalton, Surrey, England)
Former British Prime Minister for 7 turbulent years between 1990-97.
[Picture of John Major]


Major, Norma
Born 12 February 1942  (Shropshire, England)
Wife of former Prime Minister Sir John Major.
[Picture of Norma Major]


Majors, Lee
Born 23 April 1940  (Wyandotte, Michigan, USA)
Actor, born Harvey Lee Yeary, most famous as Colonel Steve Austin, 'The Six Million Dollar Man'.
[Picture of Lee Majors]


Malahide, Patrick
Born 24 March 1945  (Reading, Berkshire, England)
British actor who starred in TV series such as 'The Singing Detective' and 'Minder'. Also starred in films including 'Comfort and Joy' and 'A Month in the Country'.
[Picture of Patrick Malahide]


Malmkvist, Siw
Born 31 December 1936  (Borstahusen, Sweden)
Swedish singer.
[Picture of Siw Malmkvist]


Malone, Post
Born 4 July 1995  (Syracuse, New York, USA)
King of cloud rap, his 2016 album "Stoney" broke "Thriller"'s 36-year record for longest time spent on the US R&B charts. Gets in a lot of drunk vehicle accidents, hence his appearance here.
[Picture of Post Malone]


Malone, Tina
Born 30 January 1963  (Liverpool, UK)
Former Brookside and Shameless star, now following the tried and tested route of bankruptcy, reality TV, pantomime and substance abuse.
[Picture of Tina Malone]


Maloney, Christopher
Born 26 December 1977  (Liverpool, England)
Singer who appeared on X-Factor.
[Picture of Christopher Maloney]


Maloney, Kellie
Born 23 January 1953  (Peckham, London, England)
Outspoken boxing promoter, a small man with a very big mouth.
[Picture of Kellie Maloney]


Mandelbaum, Jack
Born 10 April 1927  (Gdansk, Poland)
Holocaust survivor who had a series of books written about him.
[Picture of Jack Mandelbaum]


Mandelson, Peter
Born 21 October 1953  (London, England)
Baron Mandelson, currently Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and First Secretary of State and President of the Board of Trade and Lord President of the Council. 'Mandy' first came to prominence in the mid-1980s attempting to revive th
[Picture of Peter Mandelson]


Mangan, Roberta
Born in Cook County, Illinois  (exact date unknown)
Duchess of the Nation of Celestial Space, daughter of country’s founder
[Picture of Roberta Mangan]


Mangeshkar, Lata
Born 28 September 1929  (Indore, India)
Veteran Indian 'playback singer' i.e. one that provides the real Hindi singing which the pretty actresses mime to in Bollywood films.
[Picture of Lata Mangeshkar]


Mangione, Chuck
Born 29 November 1940  (Rochester, New York, USA)
Flugelhorn player, composer and Mega Lo Mart spokesman.
[Picture of Chuck Mangione]


Manilow, Barry
Born 17 June 1943  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Cheesy easy-listening singer with a big nose.
[Picture of Barry Manilow]


Manley, Dorothy
Born 29 April 1927  (Manor Park, London, England)
Won silver in the 1948 Olympic Games 100 metres for Great Britain.
[Picture of Dorothy Manley]


Mann, Barry
Born 9 February 1939  (New York City, New York, USA)
One half of a hugely successful songwriting partnership with his wife, Cynthia Weil.
[Picture of Barry Mann]


Mann, Manfred
Born 21 October 1940  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Keyboard, founder member of the various bands that contain his name (Manfred Mann, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Manfred Mann's Chapter Three).
[Picture of Manfred Mann]


Manne, Robert
Born 31 October 1947  (Melbourne, Australia)
One of Australia's leading intellectuals, apparently. Presumably just behind Crash Bandicoot and one of Savage Garden.
[Picture of Robert Manne]


Manners, John John Manners is no longer with us
Born 25 September 1914  (Exeter, Devon, England)

Died 7 March 2020  ()

Age at death: 105  (read death notice)
Former cricketer for Hampshire before and after WWII.
[Picture of John Manners]


Manning, Chelsea
Born 17 December 1987  (Crescent, Oklahoma, USA)
U.S. Soldier held in solitary confinement for the alleged passing of confidential information to the WikiLeaks website.
[Picture of Chelsea Manning]


Manning, Katy
Born 14 October 1946  (Guildford, Surrey, England)
Actress, best known for her role as Dr. Who's companion, Jo Grant from 1971-1973.
[Picture of Katy Manning]


Mansell, Jack
Born 22 August 1927  (Salford, Cheshire, England)
Former Brighton and Portsmouth defender, best remembered for a so-so spell in charge of Reading FC. Already died in 2016 but inexplicably found his way onto two teams this year.
[Picture of Jack Mansell]


Mansfield, Jayne Marie
Born 8 November 1950  (Austin, Texas, USA)
Daughter of THE Jayne Mansfield.
[Picture of Jayne Marie Mansfield]


Manson, Marilyn
Born 5 January 1969  (Canton, Ohio, USA)
Extrovert and quite frankly scary rock singer. Born plain ol' Brian Warner.
[Picture of Marilyn Manson]


Manson, Shirley
Born 26 August 1966  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Garbage vocalist only happy when it rains. That's a bit harsh.
[Picture of Shirley Manson]


Mantle, Doreen
Born in Cape Town, South Africa  (exact date unknown)
Theatre and TV actress still working in her 90s. Best known as Victor Meldrow's nemesis Mrs Warboys in "One Foot In The Grave". Born 1926.
[Picture of Doreen Mantle]


Manziel, Johnny
Born 6 December 1992  (Tyler, Texas, USA)
Former quarterback with the Cleveland Browns, now a free agent after off-the-field controversies.
[Picture of Johnny Manziel]


Maphis, Rose Lee
Born 29 December 1922  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Country singer of the 1950s who now works as a greeter at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
[Picture of Rose Lee Maphis]


Mar, Margaret of
Born 19 September 1940  (Nairobi, Kenya)
Scottish countess, elected peer and goats cheesemaker, a cross-bencher in the House of Lords.
[Picture of Margaret of Mar]


Maradona, Diego Diego Maradona is no longer with us
Born 30 October 1960  (Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Died 25 November 2020  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Age at death: 60  (read death notice)
Football genius turned cocaine addict who later managed Argentina to a quarter final spot in the 2010 World Cup.
[Picture of Diego Maradona]


Maranne, André
Born in Toulouse, France  (exact date unknown)
Actor who always played the French chap on British TV and film. Born 1926.
[Picture of André Maranne]


Marchand, Corinne
Born 4 December 1931  (Paris, France)
French actress popular in her homeland.
[Picture of Corinne Marchand]


Marchand, Robert
Born 26 November 1911  (Amiens, France)
Former French competetive cyclist who still rides a bike at the age of 107.
[Picture of Robert Marchand]


Marcos, Imelda
Born 2 July 1929  (Manila, Philippines)
Former beauty queen, lavish-living, obsessive shoe-collector and widow of former Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos. After his death, she was acquitted of embezzlement in the US, but convicted of the crime of 'graft', whatever that is, in the Philippine
[Picture of Imelda Marcos]


Margolin, Bob
Born 9 May 1949  (USA)
American blues guitarist.
[Picture of Bob Margolin]


Margrethe II, Queen
Born 16 April 1940  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Queen of Denmark since 1972.
[Picture of Queen Margrethe II]


Marichal, Juan
Born 20 October 1937  (Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic)
Former pitcher for the MLB team San Francisco Giants.
[Picture of Juan Marichal]


Marino, Dan
Born 13 September 1961  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, aknowledged as one of the greatest of all time.
[Picture of Dan Marino]


Marlowe, Linda
Born 26 July 1940  (Sydney, Australia)
Theatre actress often described as Steven Berkoff's "muse" by critics. Also played Danny Dyer's gran in "Eastenders".
[Picture of Linda Marlowe]


Marquis, Mary
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Scottish former presenter who appeared on Nationwide while presenting the news on BBC Scotland.
[Picture of Mary Marquis]


Marr, Leslie
Born 14 August 1922  (Durham, England)
Formula 1 racing driver from the 1950s.
[Picture of Leslie Marr]


Marriott, Bill
Born 25 March 1932  (Washington DC, USA)
Executive chairman of Marriott International hotel chain.
[Picture of Bill Marriott]


Marsden, Gerry
Born 24 September 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Singer, the Gerry in 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'.
[Picture of Gerry Marsden]


Marsh, Jean
Born 1 July 1934  (Stoke Newington, London, England)
Actress and co-creator of 'Upstairs Downstairs' and 'The House of Eliot'.
[Picture of Jean Marsh]


Marsh Doll, Caren
Born 6 April 1919  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress and dancer who was Judy Garland's stand-in for 'The Wizard of Oz'.
[Picture of Caren Marsh Doll]


Marshall, Peter
Born 30 March 1926  (Huntington, West Virginia, USA)
Highly recognisable face in the US as long-time host of "drunk celebs piss about" show "Hollywood Squares".
[Picture of Peter Marshall]


Martell, Lena
Born 15 May 1940  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Singer, had a hit with 'One Day at a Time' in 1979.
[Picture of Lena Martell]


Martin, Andra
Born 15 July 1935  (Rockford, Illinois, USA)
Actress, who had a brief leading lady spell in the 1950's, before settling into a long TV career.
[Picture of Andra Martin]


Martin, Derek
Born 11 April 1933  (Bow, London, England)
TV actor - Charlie Slater in 'EastEnders'.
[Picture of Derek Martin]


Martin, George R. R.
Born 20 September 1948  (Bayonne, New Jersey, USA)
Novelist and creator of the 'Game of Thrones' series of fantasy novels, now a succesful TV series which the Man In Black will get round to watching. One day...
[Picture of George R. R. Martin]


Martin, Guy
Born 4 November 1981  (Kirmington, Lincolnshire, England)
Motorcyclist who regularly competes in the Isle of Man TT.
[Picture of Guy Martin]


Martin, Ian
Born 27 April 1953  (London, England)
Comedy scriptwriter, most notably of 'The Thick of It'.
[Picture of Ian Martin]


Martin, James
Born 13 March 1931  (Glasgow, UK)
Veteran Scottish actor, found fame late in life with the sitcom "Still Game".
[Picture of James Martin]


Martin, Judy
Born 8 October 1955  (Texas, USA)
80s womens wrestler, one of the few "worker" lady grapplers in the US during the cartoon era.
[Picture of Judy Martin]


Martin, Knox
Born 12 February 1923  (Barranquilla, Colombia)
Painter, sculptor and muralist.
[Picture of Knox Martin]


Martin, Millicent
Born 8 June 1934  (Romford, UK)
Actress, singer and comedienne. Broke through in the 1960s with "That Was The Week That Was", moved to the US later on and had a lengthy career on Broadway and in sitcoms.
[Picture of Millicent Martin]


Martinez, Rudy
Born in Bay City, Michigan, USA  (exact date unknown)
Better known as Question Mark, frontman of highly influential 60s garage rock band ? & The Mysterians.
[Picture of Rudy Martinez]


Marty, Jean-Pierre
Born 12 October 1932  ()
French pianist and conductor.
[Picture of Jean-Pierre Marty]


Marvin, Hank
Born 28 October 1941  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Lead Guitarist for the Shadows & thus has had a long music career.
[Picture of Hank Marvin]


Mascaras, Mil
Born 15 July 1942  (San Luis Potosi, Mexico)
Wrestler, one of the Mexican "lucha libre" pioneers in the 1960s.
[Picture of Mil Mascaras]


Mask the Slump God, Ski
Born 18 April 1996  (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA)
Old mucker of XXXTentacion. Will we see a reunion this year?
[Picture of Ski Mask the Slump God]


Mason, Jackie
Born 9 June 1936  (Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA)
American stand-up comedian, often in the UK, who specialises in satire & Jewish humour.
[Picture of Jackie Mason]


Massey, Jamila
Born 7 January 1934  (Shimla, India)
Veteran Indian actress.
[Picture of Jamila Massey]


Masterson, Valerie
Born 3 June 1937  (Birkenhead, UK)
Retired opera singer, former principal soprano with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
[Picture of Valerie Masterson]


Mates, Michael
Born 9 June 1934  (Brentford, UK)
Former Conservative MP whose name turns up a number of times in the so-called "Panama Papers".
[Picture of Michael Mates]


Mathis, Johnny
Born 30 September 1935  (Gilmer, Texas, USA)
Easy-listening musician. Had the Xmas No 1 of 1976 with 'When A Child is Born'. Your granny's probably got his Greatest Hits album in the attic.
[Picture of Johnny Mathis]


Matogrosso, Ney
Born 1 August 1941  (Bela Vista, Brazil)
Third greatest Brazilian singer of all time, according to Rolling Stone.
[Picture of Ney Matogrosso]


Matsumoto, Leiji
Born 25 January 1938  (Kurume, Japan)
Manga artist who created a series of popular animes.
[Picture of Leiji Matsumoto]


Matteo, Dominic
Born 28 April 1974  (Dumfries, Scotland)
Scottish international footballer who played for Liverpool and Leeds.
[Picture of Dominic Matteo]


Matthews, Chris
Born 17 December 1945  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
US political commentator and show host, "Hardball with Chris Matthews"
[Picture of Chris Matthews]


Matthews, James
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Young man with cancer.
[Picture of James Matthews]


Matthews, Terrence
Born in Chatham, England  (exact date unknown)
Sea Cadets volunteer who turned out to be a paedophile. Died off the radar in 2019.
[Picture of Terrence Matthews]


Mattingly, Ken
Born 17 March 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Command module pilot for Apollo 16, would have flown on the ill-fated Apollo 13 but was removed from the mission due to fears he had German measles.
[Picture of Ken Mattingly]


Mattinson, Burny
Born 13 May 1935  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Animator who worked on The Great Mouse Detective, Aladdin and The Lion King among others.
[Picture of Burny Mattinson]


Maudsley, Frank
Born 10 November 1959  (Liverpool, UK)
Founder member and bassist of distinctly haired 80s synth poppers A Flock of Seagulls.
[Picture of Frank Maudsley]


Maudsley, Robert
Born 26 June 1953  (Toxteth, Liverpool)
Serial killer who killed four people, three of them while in prison. Who says prison doesn't work?
[Picture of Robert Maudsley]


Maughan, Susan
Born 1 July 1938  (Consett, County Durham, United Kingdom)
60's pop singer, biggest hit "Bobby's Girl"
[Picture of Susan Maughan]


Maupin, Armistead
Born 13 May 1944  (Washington DC, USA)
American writer and chronicler of San Francisco
[Picture of Armistead Maupin]


Max, Peter
Born 19 October 1937  (Berlin, Germany)
German-born American pop artist.
[Picture of Peter Max]


Maxwell, Donald
Born 12 December 1948  (Perth, UK)
Scottish operatic baritone, a regular performer with The Royal Opera.
[Picture of Donald Maxwell]


Maxwell, Ghislaine
Born 25 December 1961  (Maisons-Laffitte, France)
Long-time accomplice of serial sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein (who did not kill himself), and daughter of late media mogul Robert Maxwell
[Picture of Ghislaine Maxwell]


May, Brian
Born 19 July 1947  (Hampton, Middlesex, England)
Big-haired guitarist, both with Queen and as a solo artist. Virtually every song he's ever done has a guitar riff from him in. Sometimes it works, often it fails miserably, but credit for perseverance.
[Picture of Brian May]


May, Elaine
Born 21 April 1932  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Oscar-nominated screenwriter and wife of film director Stanley Donen.
[Picture of Elaine May]


May, James
Born 16 January 1963  (Bristol, England)
The least irritating of the three presenters of TV's 'Top Gear'.
[Picture of James May]


May, Theresa
Born 1 October 1956  (Eastbourne, Sussex, UK)
Shoe lover who probably wishes she'd never put her hand up in 2016 now.
[Picture of Theresa May]


Mayall, John
Born 29 November 1933  (Macclesfield, England)
Pioneering blues artist who encouraged the likes of Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac in the "Blues Boom" of the late 60s. Perhaps the notable Rock musician to come out of Macclesfield after Ian Curtis...
[Picture of John Mayall]


Mayhew, Kenneth
Born 18 January 1917  (Helmingham, UK)
One of only four living men honoured with the Military William Order. Was presumed dead for 30 years before he turned up at a war memorial event in 2011.
[Picture of Kenneth Mayhew]


Mayhew-Archer, Paul
Born 6 January 1953  (Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England)
Comedy scriptwriter for TV hits 'The Vicar of Dibley' and 'My Hero'.
[Picture of Paul Mayhew-Archer]


Mays, Willie
Born 6 May 1931  (Westfield, Alabama)
Baseball player, considered one of the best of all time.
[Picture of Willie Mays]


M'bala, Dieudonne M'bala
Born 11 February 1966  (Fontenay-aux-Roses, France)
French comedian and actor known for his controversial opinions regarding Judaism.
[Picture of Dieudonne M'bala M'bala]


Mcaloon, Paddy
Born 7 June 1957  (Durham, UK)
Frontman of Prefab Sprout, the most overrated band in musical history.
[Picture of Paddy Mcaloon]


Mcalpine, Kenneth
Born 21 September 1920  (Cobham, UK)
Oldest living F1 driver, raced for Connaught Engineering between 1952 and 1955.
[Picture of Kenneth Mcalpine]


Mccain, Roberta Roberta Mccain is no longer with us
Born 7 February 1912  (Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA)

Died 12 October 2020  (Washington D.C., USA)

Age at death: 108  (read death notice)
Mother of defeated 2008 US election hopeful & Senator, John.
[Picture of Roberta Mccain]


Mccall, C. W.
Born 15 November 1928  (Audubon, Iowa, USA)
Country musician who had a massive hit with 'Convoy' in 1976.
[Picture of C. W. Mccall]


Mccallum, David
Born 19 September 1933  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Actor, best known as Illya Kuyakin in 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' and Steel in spooky 80s series 'Sapphire & Steel'.
[Picture of David Mccallum]


Mccann, Fra
Born 19 June 1953  (Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KIngdom)
Belfast politician for Sinn Féin
[Picture of Fra Mccann]


Mccarthy, Cormac
Born 20 July 1933  (Providence, Rhode Island, USA)
Very famous author (No Country for Old Men, The Road) surprisingly underpicked so far in DDP history.
[Picture of Cormac Mccarthy]


Mccarthy, Tim
Born 20 June 1949  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Former Secret Service agent best known for being the man who effectively saved Ronald Reagan's life/stopped John Hinckley from fucking Jodie Foster.
[Picture of Tim Mccarthy]


Mccartney, Paul
Born 18 June 1942  (Liverpool, England)
Younger of the 2 surviving Beatles.
[Picture of Paul Mccartney]


Mccarty, Jim
Born 25 July 1943  (Liverpool, UK)
Drummer for the Yardbirds, the only man to have appeared in all the group's incarnations.
[Picture of Jim Mccarty]


Mccaskey, Virginia Halas
Born 5 January 1923  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Owner of the Chicago bears American football team.
[Picture of Virginia Halas Mccaskey]


Mccaw, Richie
Born 31 December 1980  (Oamaru, New Zealand)
International rugby player, captain of the All Blacks.
[Picture of Richie Mccaw]


Mcclure, Michael Michael Mcclure is no longer with us
Born 20 October 1932  (Marysville, Kansas, USA)

Died 4 May 2020  (Oakland, California, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
American beat poet.
[Picture of Michael Mcclure]


Mcconnell, Mitch
Born 20 February 1942  (Sheffield, Alabama, USA)
US Senator from Kentucky since 1985.
[Picture of Mitch Mcconnell]


Mccoy, Sylvester
Born 20 August 1943  (Dunoon, Scotland)
Actor, best remembered for his role as the 7th Doctor Who.
[Picture of Sylvester Mccoy]


Mccrory, Helen
Born 17 August 1968  (London, England)
Actress as seen in Skyfall, Peaky Blinders and the Harry Potter films.
[Picture of Helen Mccrory]


Mccullough, Billy
Born 27 July 1935  (Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland)
Former Arsenal and Northern Ireland international footballer.
[Picture of Billy Mccullough]


Mccullum, Brendon
Born 27 September 1981  (Dunedin, New Zealand)
New Zealand cricketer, scored the fastest Test century of all time (54 balls).
[Picture of Brendon Mccullum]


Mcdevitt, Chas
Born 4 December 1934  (Glasgow, UK)
Skiffle musician, one of the few to achieve any measure of success outside the UK.
[Picture of Chas Mcdevitt]


Mcdiarmid, Ian
Born 11 August 1944  (Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland)
Distinguished stage actor but better known for the role of Emperor Palpatine in the 'Star Wars' franchise.
[Picture of Ian Mcdiarmid]


Mcdivitt, James
Born 10 June 1929  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Former Astronaut.
[Picture of James Mcdivitt]


Mcdonald, Andrew
Born in   (exact date unknown)
UK Civil servant and former head of SCOPE, born 1962
[Picture of Andrew Mcdonald]


Mcdonald, Nicholas
Born 23 November 1996  (Wishaw, Scotland)
Singer who appeared on X-Factor, and has since had a UK top 10 chart hit.
[Picture of Nicholas Mcdonald]


Mcdonald, The Most Rev Kevin
Born 18 August 1947  (Stoke-on-Trent, England)
Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark from 2003 to 2009.
[Picture of The Most Rev Kevin Mcdonald]


Mcdonald, Trevor
Born 16 August 1939  (Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies)
Recently-retired ITN newsreader. Once reckoned by Viz comic to be the news anchorman most able to take his beer, in complete contrast to the lightweight Nicholas Witchell.
[Picture of Trevor Mcdonald]


Mcdonnell, John
Born 8 September 1951  (Liverpool, UK)
Labour shadow chancellor, likes the Tamil Tigers, doesn't like Tony Blair.
[Picture of John Mcdonnell]


Mcdowell, Malcolm
Born 13 June 1943  (Leeds, England)
Actor who played the iconic Mick Travis in a trilogy of Lindsay Anderson films in the 60s, 70s and 80s before playing the villian in a succession of low rent films. You're way better than that, Malcolm...
[Picture of Malcolm Mcdowell]


Mceachin, Donald
Born 10 October 1961  (Nuremberg, West Germany)
Virginia Congressman since 2017
[Picture of Donald Mceachin]


Mcenery, Peter
Born 21 February 1940  (Walsall, England)
Actor who played Mr. Sloan in the film version of Joe Orton's 'Entertaining Mr. Sloan'.
[Picture of Peter Mcenery]


Mcenroe, John
Born 16 February 1959  (Wiesbaden, Germany)
Enfant terrible of tennis in the 1970's, who became an elder terrible, before settling down as a broadcaster and commentator.
[Picture of John Mcenroe]


Mcgann, Paul
Born 14 November 1959  (Surrey, England)
Actor, one of the four McGann acting brothers. Best known for his roles as Marwood in 'Withnail & I' and as the 8th Doctor Who.
[Picture of Paul Mcgann]


Mcgarry, Pete
Born in   (exact date unknown)
One of the faces of Channel 4's "Gogglebox".
[Picture of Pete Mcgarry]


Mcgee, "The Lovely" Debbie
Born 31 October 1958  (Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England)
Wife and stage partner of Paul Daniels. Now runs a modelling agency, unlikely as that may sound.
[Picture of


Mcgiffin, Carol
Born 1 February 1960  (Maidstone, Kent, England)
TV panelist on inane afternoon show 'Loose Women'.
[Picture of Carol Mcgiffin]


Mcgrath, Tom
Born 7 August 1964  (Lynnwood, Washington, USA)
Animator and director of DreamWorks' 'Madagascar' series of films.
[Picture of Tom Mcgrath]


McGuinness, Paddy
Born 14 August 1973  (Bolton, Lancashire, England)
Comedian, presenter of 'Take Me Out'. Let the Coffin see the Dodger!
[Picture of Paddy McGuinness]


Mcguinness, Tom
Born 2 December 1941  (London, UK)
Bassist for Manfred Mann.
[Picture of Tom Mcguinness]


Mcguire, Victor
Born 17 March 1964  (Liverpool, UK)
Husky Scouse actor, has been playing husky Scourse characters in every British sitcom for the past 30 years.
[Picture of Victor Mcguire]


Mcilroy, Jimmy
Born 25 October 1931  (Lambeg, Antrim, Northern Ireland)
Legendary footballer for Burnley and Northern Ireland.
[Picture of Jimmy Mcilroy]


Mcindoe, John
Born 3 February 1948  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
British singer who starred as I.Q. in the American TV series 'The Bugaloos' in the 1970s.
[Picture of John Mcindoe]


Mckee, David
Born 2 January 1935  (Tavistock, UK)
Writer and illustrator, created Mr Benn among others.
[Picture of David Mckee]


Mckeith, Gillian
Born 28 September 1959  (Perth, Scotland)
Nutritionist who became famous through her TV programme 'You Are What You Eat'. Known for ferreting about in people's stools.
[Picture of Gillian Mckeith]


Mckellen, Ian
Born 25 May 1939  (Burnley, Lancashire, England)
Shakespearean actor type.
[Picture of Ian Mckellen]


Mckenzie, Julia
Born 17 February 1941  (Enfield, Middlesex, England)
Actress who has initial success in the 1980s with the sitcom 'Fresh Fields'. Now the latest Miss Marple.
[Picture of Julia Mckenzie]


Mckenzie, Thelma
Born 6 April 1915  (Wallerawang, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian test cricketer for one game in 1948
[Picture of Thelma Mckenzie]


Mckevitt, Michael
Born 4 September 1949  (Louth, Ireland)
founder of the "Real IRA", now jumping between hospital and prison
[Picture of Michael Mckevitt]


Mckinney, Charlotte
Born 6 August 1993  (Orlando, Florida, USA)
American actress and model.
[Picture of Charlotte Mckinney]


Mclaughlin, John
Born 4 January 1942  (Doncaster, UK)
Jazz fusion guitarist, much loved by musos. Worked with Miles Davis on "Bitches Brew", among myriad other projects.
[Picture of John Mclaughlin]


Mclaurin, Virginia
Born 12 March 1909  (South Carolina, USA)
American centenarian.
[Picture of Virginia Mclaurin]


Mcleave, Peter
Born in Cheshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Terminally ill former ironman competitor. Another pick by Deathray's Kevorkian Clinic. Lucky us.
[Picture of Peter Mcleave]


Mclintock, Frank
Born 28 December 1939  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Legendary former Arsenal captain, who also played for QPR.
[Picture of Frank Mclintock]


Mcmahon, Thomas
Born in Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan, Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish terrorist, convicted of the murder by bombing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979. Born 1948.
[Picture of Thomas Mcmahon]


Mcmahon, Vince
Born 24 August 1945  (Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA)
Professional wrestler, wrestling promoter, and TV commentator on, er, wrestling.
[Picture of Vince Mcmahon]


Mcmenemy, Lawrie
Born 26 July 1936  (Gateshead, United Kingdom)
English football coach, very notable for his stint at Southampton
[Picture of Lawrie Mcmenemy]


Mcmillan, Ian
Born 18 March 1931  (Airdrie, Scotland)
Former Scotland and Rangers international footballer, nicknamed "The Wee Prime Minister."
[Picture of Ian Mcmillan]


Mcmurtry, Stanley
Born 4 May 1936  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Cartoonist for the Daily Mail.
[Picture of Stanley Mcmurtry]


Mcnamee, John
Born 11 June 1941  (Coatbridge, UK)
Scottish footballer, part of Newcastle's team the last time they won anything (1969).
[Picture of John Mcnamee]


Mcnaught, Ken
Born 11 January 1955  (Kirkcaldy, UK)
Part of Aston Villa's 1982 European Cup-winning side. Also scored in their 1983 European Super Cup win against Barcelona.
[Picture of Ken Mcnaught]


Mcparland, Peter
Born 25 April 1934  (Newry, Down, Northern Ireland)
Former Aston Villa and Northern Ireland international footballer. Scored both goals in the Villa's FA Cup victory over Manchester United in 1957.
[Picture of Peter Mcparland]


Mcpartlin, Anthony
Born 18 November 1975  (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)
Presenter and actor famed for his screen partnership with Declan Donnelly.
[Picture of Anthony Mcpartlin]


Mcpherson, Elle
Born 29 March 1964  (Killara, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian supermodel, was nicknamed and will always be "The Body"
[Picture of Elle Mcpherson]


Mcshane, Ian
Born 29 September 1942  (Blackburn, UK)
TV actor, best known to those over 40 as Lovejoy and under as Al Swearengen in "Deadwood".
[Picture of Ian Mcshane]


Mctaggart, Richard
Born 15 October 1935  (Dundee, Scotland)
Former boxer, won Gold in the lightweight division in the 1956 Olympic Games for Great Britain & followed that up with a bronze medal 4 years later.
[Picture of Richard Mctaggart]


Mcvie, Christine
Born 12 July 1943  (Bouth, United Kingdom)
classic line-up member of Fleetwood Mac
[Picture of Christine Mcvie]


Mcvie, John
Born 26 November 1945  (London, England)
Bassplayer, the "Mac" of AOR superstars Fleetwood Mac.
[Picture of John Mcvie]


Medley, Bill
Born 19 September 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Singer with the Righteous Brothers before teaming up with Jennifer Warnes with 'I'm Having The Time of My Life', made famous by the hit film 'Dirty Dancing' in 1987.
[Picture of Bill Medley]


Medvedev, Vadim Andreyevich
Born 29 March 1929  (St Petersburg, Russia)
Russian politician and member of the Politburo since 1988.
[Picture of Vadim Andreyevich Medvedev]


Medwin, Michael Michael Medwin is no longer with us
Born 18 July 1923  (London, England)

Died 26 February 2020  (Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
British film actor/producer.
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Medwin, Terry
Born 25 September 1932  (Swansea, Wales)
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Wales winger.
[Picture of Terry Medwin]


Meese, Brigitte Renate
Born in Germany  (exact date unknown)
Manager and mother of controversial artist Jonathan Meese.
[Picture of Brigitte Renate Meese]


Meese, Edwin
Born 2 December 1931  (Oakland, California, USA)
US Attorney General under Ronald Reagan.
[Picture of Edwin Meese]


Megellas, James
Born 11 March 1917  (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA)
One of the most-decorated American military officers, portrayed by John Ratzenberger in 1977's "A Bridge Too Far".
[Picture of James Megellas]


Mehsud, Mufti Noor Wali
Born 26 June 1978  (South Waziristan)
Current leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban in Pakistan.
[Picture of Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud]


Meisner, Randy
Born 8 March 1946  (Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA)
Founding member of The Eagles.
[Picture of Randy Meisner]


Melancia, Carlos Montez
Born 21 August 1927  (Santarem District, Portugal)
Governor of Macau from 1987 to 1991 until a corruption scandal was uncovered.
[Picture of Carlos Montez Melancia]


Mellencamp, John
Born 7 October 1951  (Seymour, Indiana, USA)
Also known as Johnny Cougar. He's a rock musician & songwriter.
[Picture of John Mellencamp]


Melly, Andree Andree Melly is no longer with us
Born 15 September 1932  (Liverpool, England)

Died 31 January 2020  (St. Eulalia, Ibiza, Spain)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Actress and sister of the late George Melly.
[Picture of Andree Melly]


Melly, YNW
Born 1 May 1999  (Gifford, Florida, USA)
Rapper who worked with Kanye West on Mixed Personalities. Now in trouble as a suspect in a double murder.
[Picture of YNW Melly]


Memmi, Albert
Born 15 December 1920  (Tunisia)
Tunisian-Jewish author. Died in Mai 2020 without a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Albert Memmi]


Menchú, Rigoberta
Born 9 January 1959  (Laj Chimel, El Quiché, Guatemala)
Guatemalan woman who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992.
[Picture of Rigoberta Menchú]


Mendelsohn, Nicola
Born 29 August 1971  (Manchester, UK)
Vice-president for EMEA operations of Facebook.
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Mendenhall, Joseph
Born 15 January 1920  (Calvert, Maryland, USA)
US State Dept. official who advised JFK on Vietnam. Guess that went well…
[Picture of Joseph Mendenhall]


Menounos, Litsa
Born in Greece  (exact date unknown)
Mother of US entertainment TV host Maria Menounos.
[Picture of Litsa Menounos]


Mensa, Vic
Born 6 June 1993  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Rapper who was a member of Kids These Days.
[Picture of Vic Mensa]


Mentel-Spee, Bibian
Born 27 September 1972  (Utrecht, Netherlands)
Paralympian snowboarder, three-time gold medallist who has had numerous battles with cancer over the years.
[Picture of Bibian Mentel-Spee]


Menzel, Jiri Jiri Menzel is no longer with us
Born 23 February 1938  (Prague, Czech Republic)

Died 5 September 2020  (Prague, Czech Republic)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Film director, one of the leading lights in the Czech New Wave.
[Picture of Jiri Menzel]


Merckx, Eddy
Born 17 June 1945  (Tielt-Winge, Flemish Brabant, Belgium)
Legendary cyclist, five times winner of the Tour de France.
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Mercure, Monique
Born 14 November 1930  (Montreal, Canada)
Actress, best known in the English language for her work in 1992's "Naked Lunch". Died in 2020 without a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Monique Mercure]


Meredith, James
Born 25 June 1933  (Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA)
American Civil Rights figure.
[Picture of James Meredith]


Meriwether, Lee
Born 27 May 1935  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former model-turned-TV actress.
[Picture of Lee Meriwether]


Merkel, Angela
Born 17 July 1954  (Hamburg, Germany)
longtime german chancellor, basically the Brezhnev of Germany
[Picture of Angela Merkel]


Merrick, Doris
Born 6 June 1919  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Retired film actress. Died off the radar in 2019.
[Picture of Doris Merrick]


Merritt, Max Max Merritt is no longer with us
Born 30 April 1941  (Christchurch, New Zealand)

Died 24 September 2020  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Singer-songwriter and leader of Max Merritt & The Meteors.
[Picture of Max Merritt]


Michael, Glen
Born in Devon, England  (exact date unknown)
Scottish children's television presenter and entertainer. Born c. 1926.
[Picture of Glen Michael]


Michael of Kent, Prince
Born 4 July 1942  (Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England)
Cousin of the Queen, Grandson of King George V. Mainly has a ceremonial role, and is especially linked with Wimbledon's tennis prizegivings.
[Picture of Prince Michael of Kent]


Michaels, Bret
Born 15 March 1963  (Butler, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former lead singer of 80s poodle rockers Poison, now a reality tv stalwart. Infamously made a 'sex tape' with Pamela Anderson in 1998.
[Picture of Bret Michaels]


Michiko, Empress
Born 20 October 1934  (Tokyo, Japan)
Wife of abdicated Japanese Emperor Akihito, now to be called "The Empress Emerita"
[Picture of Empress Michiko]


Mihajlovic, Sinisa
Born 20 February 1969  (Vukovar, Serbia)
Absolute nutter with dodgy views who was also the finest football midfielder of his generation. Now manages Bologna, and cancer.
[Picture of Sinisa Mihajlovic]


Milan, Lita
Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA  (exact date unknown)
Actress and widow of playboy dictator's son Ramfis Trujillo. Born 1933.
[Picture of Lita Milan]


Milanes, Pablo
Born 24 February 1943  (Bayamo, Cuba)
Cuban singer-songwriter and guitar player.
[Picture of Pablo Milanes]


Miles, Vera
Born 23 August 1929  (Boise City, Oklahoma, USA)
Film actress - 'The Searchers', 'Psycho', 'The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance' etc.
[Picture of Vera Miles]


Millar, Syd
Born 23 May 1934  (Ballymena, N Ireland)
Former British Lion.
[Picture of Syd Millar]


Millen, Matt
Born 12 March 1958  (Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, USA)
Four-time Super Bowl-winning linebacker and later the very unpopular president of the Detroit Lions.
[Picture of Matt Millen]


Miller, Butch
Born 21 October 1944  (Auckland, New Zealand)
Retired professional wrestler, one half of the The Bushwhackers tag team.
[Picture of Butch Miller]


Miller, Marisa
Born 6 August 1978  (Santa Cruz, California, USA)
Victoria's Secret Angel, #1 on Maxim's "Hot 100" for 2008.
[Picture of Marisa Miller]


Mills, Dick
Born in Gillingham, Kent, England  (exact date unknown)
Senior BBC sound engineer, who worked on 'Quatermass and the Pit', 'The Two Ronnies' and 'Doctor Who', among many other TV and radio programmes. Born 1936.
[Picture of Dick Mills]


Mills, Frank
Born in   (exact date unknown)
British actor, best recognised for his role in 'Coronation Street' when his character married Betty Turpin.
[Picture of Frank Mills]


Mills McCartney, Heather
Born 12 January 1968  (Aldershot, Hampshire, England)
Gold-digging uniped, ex-wife of Paul McCartney.
[Picture of Heather Mills McCartney]


Milner, Brenda
Born 15 July 1918  (Manchester, England)
English-born Canadian pioneer in the field of neuropsychology.
[Picture of Brenda Milner]


Milo, Sandra
Born 11 March 1933  (Tunis, Tunisia)
Actress, beloved of Fellini. Played the mistress, Carla, in "8 1/2".
[Picture of Sandra Milo]


Milsap, Ronnie
Born 16 January 1943  (Robbinsville, North Carolina, USA)
Popular country music singer.
[Picture of Ronnie Milsap]


Minaj, Nicki
Born 8 December 1982  (Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)
American rapper who tends to go a bit crazy with the hair and make-up.
[Picture of Nicki Minaj]


Mineta, Norman
Born 12 November 1931  (San Jose, California, USA)
US Democrat who dared to join the Bush Jr. Cabinet as Secretary of Transportation
[Picture of Norman Mineta]


Minifie, Valerie
Born 23 March 1940  (Birmingham, England)
Actress best known for playing the meek Anthea in 'Men Behaving Badly'.
[Picture of Valerie Minifie]


Minnelli, Liza
Born 12 March 1946  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Daughter of Judy Garland, and moderately successful singer/stage actress in her own right. Has suffered from ill health in recent years as a result of drug abuse, and has been a regular visitor to rehab clinics. Married film producer Grim McGraw
  • Mr C
  • Wot The Deuce
  • [Picture of Liza Minnelli]


    Mitchell, Joni
    Born 7 November 1943  (Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada)
    Canadian folk singer, songwriter and painter.
    [Picture of Joni Mitchell]


    Mixon, Jamal
    Born 17 June 1983  (Oxnard, California, USA)
    Actor who appeared in The Nutty Professor.
    [Picture of Jamal Mixon]


    Mixon, Jerod
    Born 24 May 1983  (Hueneme, California, USA)
    Actor who appeared in Old School.
    [Picture of Jerod Mixon]


    Modi, Narendra
    Born 17 September 1950  (Vadnagar, India)
    Prime Minister of India since 2014.
    [Picture of Narendra Modi]


    Moeliku, Visesio
    Born in Sigave, Wallis & Futuna  (exact date unknown)
    Former King of Sigave in the Wallis & Futuna Isles. Born 1922.
    [Picture of Visesio Moeliku]


    Moffatt, Scarlett
    Born 17 October 1990  (Bishop Auckland, United KIngdom)
    Irritating geordie former TV watcher, now reality star and Z-list celebrity
    [Picture of Scarlett Moffatt]


    Mohamad, Mahathir
    Born 10 July 1925  (Alor Setar, Malaysia)
    Two-time and incumbent prime minister of Malaysia, the oldest serving elected world leader as of the start of 2019.
    [Picture of Mahathir Mohamad]


    Molby, Jan
    Born 4 July 1963  (Kolding, Denmark)
    Husky Liverpool midfielder of the Dalglish era, famed more than anything for his hybrid Scouse/Danish accent.
    [Picture of Jan Molby]


    Monbiot, George
    Born 27 January 1963  (London, UK)
    Insufferable political activist and Guardian columnist. Has backed five different political parties in the past 12 years.
    [Picture of George Monbiot]


    Moncrief, William
    Born 27 March 1920  (Fort Worth, Texas, USA)
    American businessman who is President of Moncrief Oil and on the Forbes 400 list.
    [Picture of William Moncrief]


    Mondale, Walter
    Born 5 January 1928  (Ceylon, Minnesota, USA)
    US Vice-President under Jimmy Carter.
    [Picture of Walter Mondale]


    Monroe, Earl
    Born 21 November 1944  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
    Former NBA player who was with the Baltimore Bullets and The New York Knicks.
    [Picture of Earl Monroe]


    Montague, George
    Born in   (exact date unknown)
    Self-dubbed "oldest gay in the village", Brighton resident and a long-time campaigner for pardons for those jailed for homosexual acts in the 1950s.
    [Picture of George Montague]


    Montenegro, Fernanda
    Born 16 October 1929  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
    Brazillian actress, nominated for the Best Actress Oscar in 1999 for 'Central Station'.
    [Picture of Fernanda Montenegro]


    Montgomerie, Colin
    Born 23 June 1963  (Glasgow, UK)
    The Thomas Jefferson Survives of professional golf. In terms of repeatedly finishing runner up and never taking the big prize, rather than TJS cheating on his wife repeatedly.
    [Picture of Colin Montgomerie]


    Moody, Tom
    Born 2 October 1965  (Adelaide, Australia)
    Australian former international cricketer and coach.
    [Picture of Tom Moody]


    Mooi, CJ de
    Born 5 November 1969  (Barnsley, England)
    One of the original Eggheads.
    [Picture of CJ de Mooi]


    Moorcock, Michael
    Born 18 December 1939  (London, England)
    Prolific sci-fi and fantasy author.
    [Picture of Michael Moorcock]


    Moore, Dorothy
    Born 13 October 1936  (Jackson, Mississippi, USA)
    R&B singer of 'Misty Blue' fame.
    [Picture of Dorothy Moore]


    Moore, Michael
    Born 23 April 1954  (Davison, Michigan, USA)
    Oscar-winning director of interesting but somewhat didactic documentary films.
    [Picture of Michael Moore]


    Moore, Sam
    Born 12 October 1935  (Miami, Florida, USA)
    One half of Rock n Roll Hall of Fame act, Sam and Dave.
    [Picture of Sam Moore]


    Moore, Sara Jane
    Born 15 February 1930  (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)
    Attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford in 1975. Released on parole in 2007.
    [Picture of Sara Jane Moore]


    Moore, Terry
    Born 7 January 1929  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    Actress, former wife of Howard Hughes, a former model & "sex interest" in films.
    [Picture of Terry Moore]


    Moorhouse, Justin
    Born 15 May 1970  (Manchester, England)
    Actor best known for Pheonix Nights.
    [Picture of Justin Moorhouse]


    Moose, Charles
    Born in New York City, New York, USA  (exact date unknown)
    Police officer in charge of finding the 2002 DC Snipers, who later became an author.
    [Picture of Charles Moose]


    Morales Bermúdez, Francisco
    Born 4 October 1921  (Lima, Peru)
    President of Peru from 1975-1980.
    [Picture of Francisco Morales Bermúdez]


    Moreland, Mo
    Born in   (exact date unknown)
    Member of the Roly Polys, made famous by regularly appearing on Les Dawson's TV show. Born in 1947.
    [Picture of Mo Moreland]


    Morello, Tom
    Born 30 May 1964  (Manhatten, New York, USA)
    Guitarist and political activist with Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave.
    [Picture of Tom Morello]


    Moreno, Rita
    Born 11 December 1931  (Humacao, Puerto Rico))
    Actress, winner of an Oscar for her role of Anita in 'West Side Story'. One of a few EGOTs, that is a winner of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
    [Picture of Rita Moreno]


    Morey, Cynthia
    Born 10 August 1927  (Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom)
    author and former principal with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
    [Picture of Cynthia Morey]


    Morgan, Jane
    Born 3 May 1924  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)
    Popular singer from the 1950s.
    [Picture of Jane Morgan]


    Morley, Julia
    Born 2 October 1939  (London, UK)
    Former model, who has ran the Miss World Organization since the death of her husband Eric in 2000.
    [Picture of Julia Morley]


    Morley, Ken
    Born 17 January 1943  (Chorley, Lancashire, England)
    Character actor who became a cult figure among the students as the bumbling Bettabuys store manager Reg Holdsworth in 'Coronation Street'.
    [Picture of Ken Morley]


    Moroun, Manuel Manuel Moroun is no longer with us
    Born 5 June 1927  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

    Died 12 July 2020  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

    Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
    US billionaire, controls the Ambassador Bridge crossing between the country and Canada.
    [Picture of Manuel Moroun]


    Morpurgo, Michael
    Born 5 October 1943  (St Albans, UK)
    Leading children's author, behind works such as "War Horse".
    [Picture of Michael Morpurgo]


    Morrell, Roberta
    Born in West Bromwich, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
    author and former D'Oyly Carte principal - that's Opera
    [Picture of Roberta Morrell]


    Morricone, Ennio Ennio Morricone is no longer with us
    Born 10 November 1928  (Rome, Italy)

    Died 6 July 2020  (Rome, Italy)

    Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
    Composer of musical scores for films, especially spaghetti Westerns.
    [Picture of Ennio Morricone]


    Morris, Desmond
    Born 24 January 1928  (Purton, Wiltshire, England)
    Zoologist and author of the best-selling book 'The Naked Ape'.
    [Picture of Desmond Morris]


    Morris, Jessica
    Born in United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
    Founder of Our Brain Bank, British-born but living in the USA, born ca. 1966
    [Picture of Jessica Morris]


    Morris, Tania
    Born in England  (exact date unknown)
    Poor woman whose son was murdered. There were celebs you could have picked instead...
    [Picture of Tania Morris]


    Morrison, Van
    Born 31 August 1945  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
    Celebrated Irish musician. Pub fact: he was once married to a woman called Janet Planet.
    [Picture of Van Morrison]


    Morrissey, Ruth Ruth Morrissey is no longer with us
    Born in Limerick, Ireland  (exact date unknown)

    Died 19 July 2020  (Limerick, Ireland)

    Age at death: 39  (read death notice)
    Irish woman who, like Vicky Phelan, has fought a court case over his cervical case misdiagnosis.
    [Picture of Ruth Morrissey]


    Morrissey, Steven Patrick
    Born 22 May 1959  (Manchester, England)
    'Morrissey' - former lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths, now a solo artist.
    [Picture of Steven Patrick Morrissey]


    Morse, Robert
    Born 18 May 1931  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)
    Actor who played advertising executive Bertram Cooper in 'Mad Men'.
    [Picture of Robert Morse]


    Mortensen, Chris
    Born 7 November 1951  (Torrence, California, USA)
    US TV sports journalist for ESPN.
    [Picture of Chris Mortensen]


    Mortimer, Angela
    Born 21 April 1932  (Plymouth, Devon, England)
    Retired tennis player. Winner of three Grand Slam titles including Wimbledon in 1961.
    [Picture of Angela Mortimer]


    Morton, Jamie
    Born 20 September 1993  (UK)
    Smug perpetrator of successful but unfunny podcast 'My Dad wrote a Porno' the premise of which is him and his annoying mates taking the piss out of his Dad's literary efforts. Apparently.
    [Picture of Jamie Morton]


    Mosberg, Ed
    Born 6 January 1926  (Krakow, Poland)
    Holocaust survivor.
    [Picture of Ed Mosberg]


    Moss, Ernie
    Born 19 October 1949  (Chesterfield, UK)
    Chesterfield club legend, scored a club-record 192 goals for them in 539 appearances. Now suffering from Pict's disease.
    [Picture of Ernie Moss]


    Moss, Stirling Stirling Moss is no longer with us
    Born 17 September 1929  (London, England)

    Died 12 April 2020  (Mayfair, United Kingdom)

    Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
    Motor-racing driver, said to be the greatest driver never to win the Formula 1 World Championship; in fact, he came second 4 times in a row, from 1955-58.
    [Picture of Stirling Moss]


    Mota, Manny
    Born 18 February 1938  (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
    Former MLB outfielder who later spent 33 years as a coach with the LA Dodgers.
    [Picture of Manny Mota]


    Mountcharles, Henry
    Born 25 May 1951  ()
    Peer who has cultivated an image as the "rock 'n' roll aristocrat" through putting on numerous shows at his ancestral home, Slane Castle.
    [Picture of Henry Mountcharles]


    Mountjoy, Doug
    Born 8 June 1942  (Tir-y-Berth, Wales)
    Former snooker player, runner-up in the 1981 World Championship.
    [Picture of Doug Mountjoy]


    Mouskouri, Nana
    Born 13 October 1934  (Chania, Crete, Greece)
    Bespectacled Greek crooner and European Parliament member, who has recorded over 1500 songs in 15 languages, selling 250 million records in the process, which makes her arguably the most successful female singer ever.
    [Picture of Nana Mouskouri]


    Mower, Patrick
    Born 12 September 1938  (Oxford, England)
    Smoothy actor of 'Target' and 'Emmerdale' fame.
    [Picture of Patrick Mower]


    Mswati III, King
    Born 19 April 1968  (Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital, Swaziland)
    King of Swaziland since 1986. Has 13 wives & 27 (thus far) children.
    [Picture of King Mswati III]


    Mubarak, Hosni Hosni Mubarak is no longer with us
    Born 4 May 1928  (Kafr-al Musailha, Egypt)

    Died 25 February 2020  (Cairo, Egypt)

    Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
    President of Egypt from 1981-2011. Sentenced to life imprisonment in May 2012 for ordering the deaths of scores of protestors during the "Arab Spring" of 2011 which saw him ejected from office.
    [Picture of Hosni Mubarak]


    Mudd, Roger
    Born 9 February 1928  (Washington, DC, USA)
    US TV journalist, broadcaster & news anchor.
    [Picture of Roger Mudd]


    Mueller-Stahl, Armin
    Born 17 December 1930  (Sovetsk, Russia)
    German film actor.
    [Picture of Armin Mueller-Stahl]


    Mujica, Jose
    Born 20 May 1935  (Montevideo, Uruguay)
    Modest living President of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015.
    [Picture of Jose Mujica]


    Mula, Avni
    Born 4 January 1928  (Gjakova, Albania)
    Albanian singer, musician and composer. Probably achieved the status of a national hero. Died in Octobre but did not receive a qualifying obit
    [Picture of Avni Mula]


    Mull, Martin
    Born 18 August 1943  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
    Comedian and actor ("Clue", "Arrested Development", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch") who always seemed more comfortable playing guitar and painting than trying to be a A-list star.
    [Picture of Martin Mull]


    Muller, Gerd
    Born 3 November 1945  (Nordlingen, Germany)
    Legendary goal-poacher for Bayern Munich and West Germany, nicknamed "Der Bomber".
    [Picture of Gerd Muller]


    Muller, K. Alex
    Born 20 April 1927  (Basel, Switzerland)
    Swiss Nobe Prize-winning physicist.
    [Picture of K. Alex Muller]


    Müller, Herta
    Born 17 August 1953  (Nitchidorf, Timis County, Romania)
    Romanian born German writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009.
    [Picture of Herta Müller]


    Mulvaney, Mick
    Born 21 July 1967  (Alexandria, Virginia, USA)
    American politician serving in Trumps cabinet.
    [Picture of Mick Mulvaney]


    Munden, Dave
    Born 2 December 1943  (London, England)
    Drummer for The Tremeloes, who retired in 2018 after a 60 year music career.
    [Picture of Dave Munden]


    Munger, Charlie
    Born 1 January 1924  (Omaga, Nebraska, USA)
    Vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and long-time associate of "The Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett.
    [Picture of Charlie Munger]


    Muniz, Frankie
    Born 5 December 1985  (Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, USA)
    Star of quirky noughties US sitcom 'Malcolm in the Middle'.
    [Picture of Frankie Muniz]


    Munro, Alice
    Born 10 July 1931  (Wingham, Ontario, Canada)
    One of Canada's most well regarded authors. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013.
    [Picture of Alice Munro]


    Munro, Fi
    Born in Scotland  (exact date unknown)
    Cancer suffering author who wrote a book about it. Died in July but did not receive a qualifying obit
    [Picture of Fi Munro]


    Munroe, Carmen
    Born in Berbice, Guyana  (exact date unknown)
    Guyana-born actress, one of first black actors to appear regularly on British television in the 1960s and 70s.
    [Picture of Carmen Munroe]


    Murayama, Tomiichi
    Born 3 March 1924  (Oita Prefecture, Japan)
    Prime Minister of Japan from 1994 to 1996. Was the first Japanese PM to publicly apologise for the conduct of Japan in the Second World War.
    [Picture of Tomiichi Murayama]


    Murdoch, Bradley
    Born 19 February 1958  (Northampton, Australia)
    Murderer of backpacker Peter Falconio.
    [Picture of Bradley Murdoch]


    Murdoch, Rupert
    Born 11 March 1931  (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
    American media tycoon who used to be Australian, but cynically switched nationalities for business purposes. Diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2000. The "Dirty Digger" now finds his media empire in retreat after a series of revelations regarding phone-hac
    [Picture of Rupert Murdoch]


    Murphy, Ben
    Born 6 March 1942  (Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA)
    Actor who played Kid Curry in TV show "Alias Smith and Jones".
    [Picture of Ben Murphy]


    Murphy, Brian
    Born 25 September 1933  (Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England)
    TV actor, best known as George Roper in 'George and Mildred'.
    [Picture of Brian Murphy]


    Murphy, Peter
    Born 11 July 1957  (Northampton, England)
    English singer-songwriter, former vocalist for the band Bauhaus, known as the Godfather of Goth.
    [Picture of Peter Murphy]


    Murray, Jenni
    Born 12 May 1950  (Barnsley, Yorkshire)
    TV & radio broadcaster & journalist, presenter of 'Woman's Hour' on BBC Radio 4. Announced in 2006 that she had breast cancer.
    [Picture of Jenni Murray]


    Murray, Paul
    Born 14 July 1978  (Australia)
    Sky News Australia host
    [Picture of Paul Murray]


    Murray, Pete
    Born 19 September 1928  (London, England)
    Veteran radio DJ - one of Radio 1's original presenters when it started up in 1967. Had previously worked for Radio Luxembourg, as indeed they all seemed to do in those days.
    [Picture of Pete Murray]


    Murray, Robert E. Robert E. Murray is no longer with us
    Born 13 January 1940  (Ohio, USA)

    Died 25 October 2020  (St. Clairsville, Ohio, USA)

    Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
    Mining engineer and founder of Murray Energy.
    [Picture of Robert E. Murray]


    Murray, Tony
    Born 8 February 1920  (Paris, France)
    French-born British businessman, billionaire owner of London Security.
    [Picture of Tony Murray]


    Musharraf, Pervez
    Born 11 August 1943  (Delhi, India)
    Former President of Pakistan, who survived two assassination attempts in as many months towards the end of 2003.
    [Picture of Pervez Musharraf]


    Mustaine, Dave
    Born 13 September 1961  (La Mesa, California, USA)
    Singer & guitarist, lead singer of Megadeth and guitarist for Metallica.
    [Picture of Dave Mustaine]


    Mutwa, Vusamazulu Credo
    Born 21 July 1921  (South Africa)
    Zulu sangoma who writes books based on the tradition.
    [Picture of Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa]


    Myers, Mike
    Born 25 May 1963  (Scarborough, Canada)
    Comedy actor who ruled the box office for 15-odd years but has taken a step back since his 2008 bomb "The Love Guru".
    [Picture of Mike Myers]


    Myung-Bak, Lee
    Born 19 December 1941  (Osaka, Japan)
    President of South Korea since 2008.
    [Picture of Lee Myung-Bak]

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