Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2020: P


Paget, Debra
Born 19 August 1933  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Hollywood actress who later became a born-again christian.
[Picture of Debra Paget]


Pahor, Boris
Born 28 August 1913  (Trieste, Slovenia)
One of Slovenia's most important authors.
[Picture of Boris Pahor]


Paice, Ian
Born 29 June 1948  (Nottingham, England)
Deep Purple drummer and the only member of the band to appear on all of their albums. Had a mini stroke in 2016.
[Picture of Ian Paice]


Paige, Janis
Born 16 September 1922  (Tacoma, Washington, USA)
Film and television actress.
[Picture of Janis Paige]


Paine, Terry
Born 23 March 1939  (Winchester, England)
Former Southampton FC stalwart and member of England's victorious 1966 World Cup squad.
[Picture of Terry Paine]


Palau, Luis
Born 27 November 1934  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Christian evangelist, often considered to be the anointed successor of Rev Billy Graham.
[Picture of Luis Palau]


Palin, Michael
Born 5 May 1943  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Member of Monty Python, now equally well known for his travel documentaries.
[Picture of Michael Palin]


Pallete, Pilar
Born 3 September 1928  (Paita, Peru)
Peruvian actress, third and final wife of constipated racist John Wayne.
[Picture of Pilar Pallete]


Palmer, Carl
Born 20 March 1950  (Birmingham, England)
Drummer and sole survivor of the supergroup Emerson, Lake and (you guessed it) Palmer.
[Picture of Carl Palmer]


Palmer, Clive
Born 26 March 1954  (Footscray, Victoria, Australia)
Australian businessman with his own fringe political party. He once had plans to build a new Titanic.
[Picture of Clive Palmer]


Palmer, Geoffrey Geoffrey Palmer is no longer with us
Born 4 June 1927  (London, England)

Died 5 November 2020  (Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Sour-faced comic actor, appeared in 'Butterflies' and 'As Time Goes By'. Also narrator of the series 'Grumpy Old Men'.
[Picture of Geoffrey Palmer]


Palmer, Toni
Born 17 September 1932  (London, England)
English character actress, known mainly for comedic roles in The Rag Trade, Russ Abbott's Saturday Madhouse, Only Fools And Horses, and Mog.
[Picture of Toni Palmer]


Pan, Rebecca
Born 29 December 1931  (Shanghai, China)
Chinese-Hong Kong actress and singer.
[Picture of Rebecca Pan]


Paniagua, Guido Munch
Born 9 June 1921  (San Cristobal, Mexico)
Mexican astronomer. Died in June but did not receive a qualfying obit, or any obit at all, really
[Picture of Guido Munch Paniagua]


Papas, Irene
Born 3 September 1926  (Chiliomodi, Corinthia, Greece)
Greek film actress.
[Picture of Irene Papas]


Parazaider, Walter
Born 14 March 1945  (Maywood, Ilinois, USA)
US musician, founding member of the band, Chicago.
[Picture of Walter Parazaider]


Pargeter, Lucy
Born 1 March 1977  (Nottingham, UK)
Soap actress, who appeared in both the 2000s Crossroads reboot and, more recently, Emmerdale.
[Picture of Lucy Pargeter]


Park, Simon
Born 1 March 1946  (Market Harborough, England)
Leader of the band who produced Eye Level, theme tune to Van der Valk and a UK number one hit.
[Picture of Simon Park]


Parker, Eugene
Born 10 June 1927  (Houghton, Michigan, USA)
American solar astrophysicist, the first ever living person to have an operational spacecraft named after them.
[Picture of Eugene Parker]


Parker, Kay
Born 28 August 1944  (Birmingham, UK)
Actress from the so-called "Golden Age of Porn", one of the few English jazz stars to cross over the Atlantic.
[Picture of Kay Parker]


Parker, Kerri
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Former glamour model and Miss UK contestant, born c.1984.
[Picture of Kerri Parker]


Parker, Posie
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Militant feminist.
[Picture of Posie Parker]


Parker Bowles, Andrew
Born 27 December 1939  (Surrey, UK)
The man who was cuckolded by Prince Charles - Camilla's first husband. He later married a direct descendant of the man who invented Pitman shorthand.
[Picture of Andrew Parker Bowles]


Parker-Bowles, Tom
Born 18 December 1974  (London, England)
Food critic and son of the people's replacement princess, Camilla.
[Picture of Tom Parker-Bowles]


Parkinson, Gary
Born 10 January 1968  (Thornaby, Yorkshire, England)
Ex-footballer. Former Middlesbrough FC and Burnley FC right back. Now youth team coach at Blackpool FC.
[Picture of Gary Parkinson]


Parkinson, Michael
Born 28 March 1935  (Cudworth, South Yorkshire, England)
Jovial Northern TV chat show host.
[Picture of Michael Parkinson]


Parkinson, Robin
Born 25 October 1929  (Coventry, England)
Actor who some might recognise for his appearances in oodles of sitcoms and that slightly stuttering delivery he used to do.
[Picture of Robin Parkinson]


Parks Jr., Jim
Born 21 October 1931  (Haywards Heath, England)
Former Sussex & England Cricketer.
[Picture of Jim Parks Jr.]


Parsons, Estelle
Born 20 November 1927  (Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA)
American actress who won an Oscar in 1967 for playing Blanche in 'Bonnie & Clyde'. Also known for playing Roseanne's bisexual mother in the sitcom 'Roseanne'.
[Picture of Estelle Parsons]


Parsons, Nicholas Nicholas Parsons is no longer with us
Born 10 October 1923  (Grantham, Lincolnshire, England)

Died 28 January 2020  ()

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Presenter of numerous TV & radio programmes over the past 40 years or so.
[Picture of Nicholas Parsons]


Pärt, Arvo
Born 11 September 1935  (Paide, Järva County, Estonia)
Estonian classical music composer.
[Picture of Arvo Pärt]


Parton, Dolly
Born 19 January 1946  (Sevierville, Tennessee, USA)
Country music singer whose name was used for the first cloned sheep because its genetic material was taken from a mammary gland.
[Picture of Dolly Parton]


Pascual, Camilo
Born 20 January 1934  (Havana, Cuba)
Baseball player for played for the Washington Senators and other teams.
[Picture of Camilo Pascual]


Passmore, George
Born 8 January 1942  (Plymouth, Devon, England)
Artist, one half along with Gilbert Proesch of the duo known as Gilbert and George.
[Picture of George Passmore]


Patera, Ken
Born 6 November 1942  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Former wrestler who straddled both the Sammartino and Hogan eras of the WWF. A major draw in the late 1970s.
[Picture of Ken Patera]


Paterson, Bill
Born 3 June 1945  (Glasgow, UK)
Scottish character actor.
[Picture of Bill Paterson]


Paterson, Katherine
Born 31 October 1932  (Huai'an, China)
Children's author whose best known work, Bridge to Terabithia, won the Newbery Medal and has been adapted into a film.
[Picture of Katherine Paterson]


Patrick, Butch
Born 2 August 1953  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former child actor, known for playing Eddie Munster in 1960s sitcom 'The Munsters'.
[Picture of Butch Patrick]


Patterson, Alvin "Seeco"
Born 30 December 1930  (Kingston, Jamaica)
Percussionist for The Wailers and one of Bob Marley's closest friends.
[Picture of Alvin


Patterson, Pat Pat Patterson is no longer with us
Born 19 January 1941  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

Died 2 December 2020  (Miami, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
WWE wrestler.
[Picture of Pat Patterson]


Patterson, Paul
Born 15 June 1947  (London, UK)
British composer.
[Picture of Paul Patterson]


Pattinson, Robert
Born 13 May 1986  (London, England)
Actor, Cedric Diggory in the 'Harry Potter' films. Now wowing the ladies as Edward Cullen in the 'Twilight' series of vampire films.
[Picture of Robert Pattinson]


Pattison, Vicky
Born 16 November 1987  (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
Irritating geordie reality star and Z-list celebrity
[Picture of Vicky Pattison]


Patton, Virginia
Born 25 June 1925  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Long-retired actress, most famously as Ruth in "It's A Wonderful Life".
[Picture of Virginia Patton]


Patty, Budge
Born 11 February 1924  (Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA)
Former tennis world number one, who won both the French Open and Wimbledon in 1950.
[Picture of Budge Patty]


Paul, Jake
Born 17 January 1997  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
YouTube star who also appeared on the Disney Channel.
[Picture of Jake Paul]


Pausewang, Gudrun
Born 3 March 1928  (Mladkov, Czech Republic)
One of Germany's leading young adult fiction writers, often using the Cold War as a backdrop. Died in January, but without qualifying obit
[Picture of Gudrun Pausewang]


Pavan, Marisa
Born 19 June 1932  (Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy)
Italian born actress. Won a Golden Globe for her performance in 'The Rose Tattoo'.
[Picture of Marisa Pavan]


Pavelich, Marty
Born 6 November 1927  (Salte Ste Marie, Canada)
Hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings.
[Picture of Marty Pavelich]


Payne, Freda
Born 19 September 1942  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Singer best known for her 1970 hit single "Band of Gold".
[Picture of Freda Payne]


Payne, Keith
Born 30 August 1933  (Ingham, Queensland, Australia)
VC holder, who won it during the Vietnam war. Also fought in Korea and Dhofar.
[Picture of Keith Payne]


Payne, Sara
Born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England  (exact date unknown)
Mother of the murdered Sarah Payne and campaigner for the right for people to know where convicted paedophiles live. Born 1969.
[Picture of Sara Payne]


Peacock, David
Born 24 May 1945  (Ponders End, Middlesex, England)
Dave of the snooker-loving, Tottenham Hotspur supporting, Cockney musical duo, Chas n' Dave
[Picture of David Peacock]


Peacock, Trevor
Born 19 May 1931  (London, England)
Actor best known as the absent-minded Jim Trott in 'The Vicar of Dibley'. Sons Daniel and Harry are also actors.
[Picture of Trevor Peacock]


Pearce, Edgar
Born in Leyton, UK  (exact date unknown)
British criminal, the man behind the oh-so-90s "Mardi Gra" bombing campaign at various supermarkets.
[Picture of Edgar Pearce]


Peebles, Jim
Born 25 April 1935  (Winnipeg, Canada)
Astrophysicist and astronomer.
[Picture of Jim Peebles]


Peirson, Johnny
Born 21 July 1925  (Winnipeg, Canada)
Former Boston Bruins player in the NHL, switched to commentary after retirement.
[Picture of Johnny Peirson]


Pei-Tsun, Hau
Born 13 July 1919  (Yancheng, Kiangsu, China)
Former taiwanese politician who served in various positions, including prime minister 1990-1993. Died in April without receiving a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Hau Pei-Tsun]


Pelé, (footballer)
Born 23 October 1940  (Tres Coracoes, Brazil)
Legendary Brazilian footballer - many say the greatest player ever.
[Picture of (footballer) Pelé]


Pelosi, Nancy
Born 26 March 1940  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2007-2011.
[Picture of Nancy Pelosi]


Pember, Ron
Born 11 April 1934  (London, England)
Prolific character actor who retired after having a stroke in 1992.
[Picture of Ron Pember]


Pence, Mike
Born 7 June 1959  (Columbus, Indiana, USA)
Vice President of the United States, under President Donald Trump.
[Picture of Mike Pence]


Penderecki, Krzysztof Krzysztof Penderecki is no longer with us
Born 23 November 1933  (Debica, Poland)

Died 29 March 2020  (Krakow, Poland)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Arguably Poland's most famous living composer, most famous works include 'Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima'.
[Picture of Krzysztof Penderecki]


Pendergast, Chris Chris Pendergast is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 14 October 2020  (New York State, USA)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
Founder of the charity Ride for Life, which raises money and awareness for ALS.
[Picture of Chris Pendergast]


Penn, June
Born in Brighton, East Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Astrologer in TV & radio. Born around 1928.
[Picture of June Penn]


Pennington, Michael
Born 7 June 1943  (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England)
Respected stage actor, writer and director who co-founded the English Shakespeare Company. Rather better known to the hoi polloi as Moff Tiaan Jerjerrod in 'Return Of The Jedi'.
[Picture of Michael Pennington]


Penny, Louise
Born 1 July 1958  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian author of mystery fiction, most notably the novels featuring Chief Inpector Armand Gamache.
[Picture of Louise Penny]


Penrose, Roger
Born 8 August 1931  (Colchester, Essex, England)
[Picture of Roger Penrose]


Penrose, Tricia
Born 9 April 1970  (Kirkby, UK)
Actress who played Gina Ward in "Heartbeat" between 1993 and 2010.
[Picture of Tricia Penrose]


Penske, Roger
Born 20 February 1937  (Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA)
Owner of US motorsports team Team Penske.
[Picture of Roger Penske]


Pepin, Jacques
Born 18 December 1935  (Bourg-en-Bresse, France)
French chef who has had a lengthy career on American TV. A close friend of Julia Child during her later years.
[Picture of Jacques Pepin]


Perel, Solomon
Born 21 April 1925  (Peine, Germany)
Jewish author and motivational speaker who, as a child, escaped the Holocaust by pretending to be an Aryan German. The 1990 movie 'Europa Europa' was based on this.
[Picture of Solomon Perel]


Perelman, Grigori
Born 13 June 1966  (St Petersburg, Russia)
Russian mathematician.
[Picture of Grigori Perelman]


Pérez De Cuéllar, Javier Javier Pérez De Cuéllar is no longer with us
Born 19 January 1920  (Lima, Peru)

Died 4 March 2020  (Lima, Peru)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
Former secretary-general of the UN, 1982-91.
[Picture of Javier Pérez De Cuéllar]


Peron, Isabel
Born 4 February 1931  (La Rioja, Argentina)
Third wife of Juan, former President of Argentina & Isabel herself was President between 1974 & 1976.
[Picture of Isabel Peron]


Perrine, Valerie
Born 3 September 1943  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Actress, particularly successful in the 1970s.
[Picture of Valerie Perrine]


Perry, Katy
Born 25 October 1984  (Santa Barbara, California, USA)
Successful recording artist who was briefly married to comedian Russell Brand.
[Picture of Katy Perry]


Perry, Lee "Scratch"
Born 20 March 1936  (St Mary's, Jamaica, West Indies)
Barely sane but hugely influential reggae man.
[Picture of Lee


Perry, Matthew
Born 19 August 1969  (Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor, best known as Chandler from 'Friends'.
[Picture of Matthew Perry]


Perry, William "The Refrigerator"
Born 16 December 1962  (Aiken, South Carolina, USA)
Hulking defensive lineman for the Chicago Bears American football team that won the Super Bowl in 1986.
[Picture of William


Persoff, Nehemiah
Born 2 August 1919  (Jerusalem, Palestine Mandate (now Israel))
Palestine-born American character actor.
[Picture of Nehemiah Persoff]


Petchey, Jack
Born 19 July 1925  (London, England)
Businessman and philanthropist, married a woman 24 years his junior in February 2016.
[Picture of Jack Petchey]


Peters, Mike
Born 25 February 1959  (Prestatyn, Wales)
Lead singer of The Alarm.
[Picture of Mike Peters]


Peterson, Jordan
Born 12 June 1962  (Edmonton, Canada)
Canadian psychologist and prominent public intellectual for his anti-political correctness campaign
[Picture of Jordan Peterson]


Peyton, K. M.
Born 2 August 1929  (Birmingham, England)
Winner of the 1969 Carnegie medal for her children's book 'Flambards' which was made into a TV series in 1979. Made an MBE in 2014.
[Picture of K. M. Peyton]


Phelan, Vicky
Born in Waterford, Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Cancer awareness campaigner, born 1974.
[Picture of Vicky Phelan]


Philbin, Regis Regis Philbin is no longer with us
Born 25 August 1931  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 24 July 2020  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Talk show host, game show host & presenter - on a host of shows since the 1960s & one of America's most famous & most popular TV personalities.
[Picture of Regis Philbin]


Philip, Prince
Born 10 June 1921  (Villa Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece)
Gaffe-prone "Phil the Greek" also has Danish and German blood.
[Picture of Prince Philip]


Phillips, Leighton
Born 25 September 1949  (Neath, UK)
Earned 58 caps for Wales during the 1970s and also won the 1977 League Cup with Aston Villa.
[Picture of Leighton Phillips]


Phillips, Leslie
Born 20 April 1924  (Tottenham, London, England)
Comic actor who inherited the 'Doctor in...' role from Dirk Bogarde and appeared in a number of the 'Carry on...' films. Apparently he also plays the voice of "The Sorting Hat" in the 'Harry Potter' movies, whatever that means.
[Picture of Leslie Phillips]


Phillips, Michelle
Born 4 June 1944  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Musician and actress, co-founder of the popular hippie combo, The Mamas and The Papas.
[Picture of Michelle Phillips]


Phillips, Phil
Born 14 March 1926  (Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA)
American singer and songwriter best known for his 1959 hit 'Sea of Love'. Died in March but dod not receive a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Phil Phillips]


Phillips, Siân
Born 14 May 1933  (Betws, Carmathenshire, Wales)
Veteran British actress of stage, screen & TV.
[Picture of Siân Phillips]


Philpott, Mick
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Notorious multi-fathering benefit scrounger, jailed in 2013 for the manslaughter of half his brood when a plot to discredit his mistress ended in tragedy. Born 1956.
[Picture of Mick Philpott]


Pickles, Vivian
Born 21 October 1931  (London, UK)
English actress who memorably played Harold's mother in "Harold and Maude".
[Picture of Vivian Pickles]


Pickup, Ronald
Born 7 June 1940  (Chester, England)
No matter how many shows he pops up in on TV, he'll always be the voice of Aslan from the 1980s Narnia adaptations.
[Picture of Ronald Pickup]


Piggott, Lester
Born 5 November 1935  (Wantage, Berkshire, England)
Unusually tall (5'8") jockey, nine times winner of the Epsom Derby, who was often lampooned for his odd speech impediment, and did time for tax evasion.
[Picture of Lester Piggott]


Pile, Chris
Born 4 April 1967  (Huyton, UK)
Former Liverpool reserve goalie, was on the bench when the Heysel Tragedy took place.
[Picture of Chris Pile]


Pileggi, Mitch
Born 5 April 1952  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Actor, best known as Skinner in 'The X-Files'.
[Picture of Mitch Pileggi]


Pill, Malcolm
Born 11 March 1938  ()
Former Lord Justice of Appeal.
[Picture of Malcolm Pill]


Pinal, Silvia
Born 12 September 1931  (Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico)
Mexican film actress.
[Picture of Silvia Pinal]


Pinheiro, Heloisa
Born 7 July 1945  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Brazilian Playboy model and the inspiration for 'The Girl from Ipanema'.
[Picture of Heloisa Pinheiro]


Born 8 September 1979  (Doylestown, Pennslyvania, USA)
Get the party started, she's on the DDP, everybody's waiting for her to arrive...
[Picture of Pink]


Pinsent, Gordon
Born 12 July 1930  (Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Canadian actor.
[Picture of Gordon Pinsent]


Pistorius, Oscar
Born 22 November 1986  (Sandton, South Africa)
Multiple paralympic champion and icon. Accused of murdering his girlfriend who was shot dead at his home on Valentine's Day 2013.
[Picture of Oscar Pistorius]


Pitman, Bill
Born 12 February 1920  (Belleville, New Jersey, USA)
One of the all-time great session musicians, responsible for everything from the ukulele on "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" to Frank Sinatra's "Strangers in the Night".
[Picture of Bill Pitman]


Player, Gary
Born 1 November 1935  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
South African golfer, regarded as one of the best ever
[Picture of Gary Player]


Plaza, Martin
Born 1 January 1956  (Sydney, Australia)
Frontman of Australian new wave act Mental As Anything.
[Picture of Martin Plaza]


Plessis, Carel du
Born 24 June 1960  (Somerset East, South Africa)
Former rugby player.
[Picture of Carel du Plessis]


Plowright, Joan
Born 28 October 1929  (Brigg, Lincolnshire, England)
Highly regarded actress, widow of Lawrence Olivier.
[Picture of Joan Plowright]


Plummer, Christopher
Born 13 December 1929  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian film, stage & TV actor, still, despite some recent high-profile performances in 'Syriana' and 'The Insider', perhaps best known for his role in 'The Sound of Music'. Won Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2012 at the age of 82.
[Picture of Christopher Plummer]


Poitier, Sidney
Born 20 February 1927  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Black actor who grew up in the Bahamas as the son of a "dirt farmer", according to IMDb, though what one of those is, is anyone's guess. Anyway, he emigrated to the US and went on to become a leading movie star of the 1950s and '60s, taking lead roles in
[Picture of Sidney Poitier]


Polanski, Roman
Born 18 August 1933  (Paris, France)
Movie director, with a rather torrid personal life, which has included underage sexual intercourse (which means he is still banned from the US), surviving the Holocaust & finding out his wife, Sharon Tate had been brutally murdered by the Manson Family.
[Picture of Roman Polanski]


Polanyi, John
Born 23 January 1929  (Berlin, Germany)
Recipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in chemical kinetics.
[Picture of John Polanyi]


Polgar, Judit
Born 23 July 1976  (Budapest, Hungary)
the first woman to achieve absolute world-class strength in the game of chess
[Picture of Judit Polgar]


Pollard, Su
Born 7 November 1949  (Nottingham, England)
TV actress, best remembered as ambitious chalet cleaner Peggy Ollerenshaw in the 1980s sitcom 'Hi-de-Hi!'.
[Picture of Su Pollard]


Poniatowska, Elena
Born 19 May 1932  (Paris, France)
French-Mexican journalist and writer, regarded as one of Mexico's most important intellectuals.
[Picture of Elena Poniatowska]


Pop, Iggy
Born 21 April 1947  (Muskegon, Michigan, USA)
Former front man of The Stooges and online insurance salesman, but also successful as a solo artist. Born James Jewell Osterberg, Jr., he got his nickname from another of his old bands, The Iguanas. Celebrated for being a pioneer of stage-diving and cro
[Picture of Iggy Pop]


Popoff, Peter
Born 2 July 1946  (Berlin, Germany)
German American faith healer and televangelist who was exposed as a fraud by James Randi.
[Picture of Peter Popoff]


P-Orridge, Genesis Genesis P-Orridge is no longer with us
Born 22 February 1950  (Manchester, UK)

Died 14 March 2020  ()

Age at death: 70  (read death notice)
Nutjob third gender performance artist and former frontman of industrial rockers Throbbing Gristle. Left the UK in the early 90s after Channel 4 accused them of being a nonce.
[Picture of Genesis P-Orridge]


Porter, Shirley
Born 29 November 1930  (London, England)
Leader of Westminster council in the 1980s before being exposed for "gerrymandering" votes in by shifting Labour voters out of marginal wards hrough various property-based schemes.
[Picture of Shirley Porter]


Portuondo, Omara
Born 29 October 1930  (Havana, Cuba)
Bolero singer, a long-time star in Cuba and involved with the Buena Vista Social Club since 1996.
[Picture of Omara Portuondo]


Pountney, Dave
Born 12 October 1939  (Baschurch, UK)
Former Aston Villa, Chester and Shrewsbury wing-half.
[Picture of Dave Pountney]


Powell, Colin
Born 5 April 1937  (New York, New York, USA)
US Army general who worked under Bush I during Gulf War I, and later became Secretary of State under Bush II, taking the country into Gulf War II. Underwent surgery f
[Picture of Colin Powell]


Powell, Jane
Born 1 April 1929  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Five times married and still active actress, singer and dancer.
[Picture of Jane Powell]


Powers, Stephanie
Born 2 November 1942  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Movie and theatre actress who achieved lasting fame on TV as the female 50% of "Hart to Hart".
[Picture of Stephanie Powers]


Prescott, John
Born 31 May 1938  (Prestatyn, Wales)
Gaffe-prone, yokel-punching, croquet-playing, cocktail stick-waggling, senior Labour politician, deputy Prime Minister from 1997-2007.
[Picture of John Prescott]


Presle, Micheline
Born 22 August 1922  (Paris, France)
French film actress.
[Picture of Micheline Presle]


Presley, Priscilla
Born 24 May 1945  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former wife of Elvis Presley, turned Graceland into a tourist destination. Oh and she's a Scientologist..
[Picture of Priscilla Presley]


Press, Tamara
Born 10 May 1937  (Kharkiv, Ukraine)
Olympic shot put champion for the Soviet Union in 1960 & 1964. Long rumoured to have been a man although this has never been proven.
[Picture of Tamara Press]


Pressler, Menahem
Born 16 December 1923  (Magdeburg, Germany)
German-born Israeli-American pianist and a founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio.
[Picture of Menahem Pressler]


Price, Alan
Born 19 April 1942  (Fatfield, England)
Original keyboardist for The Animals, as well as the composer of the 'Andy Capp' TV series' theme tune.
[Picture of Alan Price]


Price, Amy
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Mother of tit model Katie.
[Picture of Amy Price]


Price, Katie "Jordan"
Born 22 May 1978  (Newport, Wales)
Surgically-enhanced "glamour" model and general waste of space Z-list "celebrity". Recently split from Peter Andre, as if we care.
[Picture of Katie


Price, Leontyne
Born 10 February 1927  (Laurel, Mississippi, USA)
Soprano opera singer. First African-American to become a prima donna at the Metropolitan Opera.
[Picture of Leontyne Price]


Price, Lloyd
Born 9 March 1933  (Kenner, Louisiana, USA)
Early rock 'n' roll musician. Hits include 'Lawdy Miss Clawdy'.
[Picture of Lloyd Price]


Pride, Charley Charley Pride is no longer with us
Born 18 March 1938  (Sledge, Mississippi, USA)

Died 12 December 2020  (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Successful country music singer, a former baseball player.
[Picture of Charley Pride]


Priest, Pat
Born 15 August 1936  (Bountiful, Utah, USA)
Marilyn Munster in 'The Munsters'.
[Picture of Pat Priest]


Priest, Steve Steve Priest is no longer with us
Born 23 February 1948  (Hayes, Middlesex, England)

Died 4 June 2020  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 72  (read death notice)
Bass player for glam rock band The Sweet.
[Picture of Steve Priest]


Prokop, Matthew
Born 29 July 1990  (Victoria, Texas, USA)
Disney movie actor, most notably in 'High School Musical 3'. Career is on seemingly permanent hiatus after he was discovered to be a big fan of punching girlfriends in the face.
[Picture of Matthew Prokop]


Prowse, David David Prowse is no longer with us
Born 1 July 1935  (Bristol, England)

Died 28 November 2020  (London, England, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Former weightlifting champion who played the body of Darth Vader in the first three (or last three, depending how you look at it) 'Star Wars' films. Famously annoyed to discover that George Lucas had got Apricot Crumble
  • Jimmy Savile's Paedo FunHouse and Grill
  • Lard Bazaar
  • Quebec's Predictions
  • Simply Dead
  • Team Cat AIDS
  • McCririck's Last Hurdle
  • the old lady
  • You Might Be A King Or A Little Street Sweeper
  • [Picture of David Prowse]


    Pryce, Jonathan
    Born 1 June 1947  (Holywell, Flintshire, Wales)
    Highly rated actor probably still best recognised as the hapless Sam Lowry in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult classic 'Brazil'.
    [Picture of Jonathan Pryce]


    Pullman, Philip
    Born 19 October 1946  (Norwich, Norfolk, England)
    Author, notable for the His Dark Materials Trilogy.
    [Picture of Philip Pullman]


    Pulver, Liselotte
    Born 11 October 1929  (Bern, Switzerland)
    Swiss actress who made her mark in German cinema in the 1960s.
    [Picture of Liselotte Pulver]


    Purves, Peter
    Born 10 February 1939  (New Longton, United States)
    English television presenter and Doctor Who stalwart
    [Picture of Peter Purves]


    Pusztai-Belane, Eva
    Born 22 October 1925  (Debrecen, Hungary)
    Holocaust survivor who teaches on her experiences.
    [Picture of Eva Pusztai-Belane]


    Pynchon, Thomas
    Born 8 May 1937  (Glen Cove, New York, USA)
    Extremely reclusive author. In fact, the only times his voice has ever been broadcast is via three episodes of 'The Simpsons'.
    [Picture of Thomas Pynchon]


    Pyne, Natasha
    Born 9 July 1946  (Crawley, UK)
    Character actress, perhaps best known as one of the daughters in Patrick Cargill vehicle "Father, Dear Father".
    [Picture of Natasha Pyne]

    Scoreboard | Team selections | Who's dead so far | DDP main page