Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2021: D


Daba, Sadiq
Born in Nigeria  (exact date unknown)
Leading Nigerian actor.
[Picture of Sadiq Daba]


Dabell, John
Date and place of birth unknown
UK educator / writer
[Picture of John Dabell]


d'Abo, Maggie
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Model who, although uncredited, has the first spoken lines in Kubrick's "2001".
[Picture of Maggie d'Abo]


D'Abo, Mike
Born 1 March 1944  (Betchworth, UK)
Former lead vocalist of Manfred Mann, also wrote the lyrics of busker-friendly dirge "Handbags and Gladrags" for Chris Farlowe.
[Picture of Mike D'Abo]


Dacon, Monica
Born 4 June 1934  (British Winward Islands)
a former Saint Vincent and the Grenadines schoolteacher, educator and politician
[Picture of Monica Dacon]


Daddy, Trick
Born 27 September 1974  (Liberty City, Miami, Florida)
One of the most influential rappers of the past 20 years, his career has been slowed by legal, financial and health issues. Currently refusing to take medication for his lupus.
[Picture of Trick Daddy]


Dahl, Arlene Arlene Dahl is no longer with us
Born 11 August 1925  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)

Died 29 November 2021  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
Six-times married columnist and actress. Had a short relationship with JFK, was married to Lex Barker and is mother of actor Lorenzo Lamas.
[Picture of Arlene Dahl]


Daker, David
Born in Bilston, England  (exact date unknown)
Familiar character actor whose known role was as Harry Crawford in the 1980s series 'Boon' with the late Michael Elphick. Born c.1937.
[Picture of David Daker]


Dale, Jim
Born 15 August 1935  (Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England)
Actor, one of the few living stars of Carry On, whose Carry On legend status was severely damaged when he appeared in the woeful Carry on Columbus.
[Picture of Jim Dale]


Born 21 May 1994  (Plymouth, Devon, England)
Reasonably successful English Olympic Diver turned crap reality TV presenter.
[Picture of Tom DALEY]


Dalglish, Kenny
Born 4 March 1951  (Glasgow, Scotland)
One of Britain's greatest post-war footballers, with Celtic FC and then Liverpool FC. 102 caps for Scotland and later manager with Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United.
[Picture of Kenny Dalglish]


D'Allonches, Gabrielle
Born in   (exact date unknown)
The mother of Jocelyn Wildenstein's boyfriend. Only the biggest and best names allowed on the DDP.
[Picture of Gabrielle D'Allonches]


Dalton, Phyllis
Born 16 October 1925  (London, England, United Kingdom)
Oscar-winning costume designer, for example, "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago"
[Picture of Phyllis Dalton]


Dalton, Timothy
Born 21 March 1946  (Colwyn Bay, Wales)
Actor, the 4th man to play James Bond on screen.
[Picture of Timothy Dalton]


Daly, John
Born 28 April 1966  (Carmichael, California, USA)
Hard drinking, cigarette puffing, high-stake gambling, drug-taking & hugely overweight golfer. Also one of the most popular & most talented golfers of the last 20 years, probably because of all the above...
[Picture of John Daly]


Dammann, Erik
Born 9 May 1931  (Oslo, Norway)
Norwegian enviromentalist
[Picture of Erik Dammann]


Damme, Miguel Van
Born 25 September 1993  (Belgium)
Belgian footballer, goalkeeper for Cercle Brugge.
[Picture of Miguel Van Damme]


Dance, Charles
Born 10 October 1946  (Redditch, England)
One of the great living actors – Game of Thrones (Tywin Lannister), For Your Eyes Only, Last Action Hero, The Crown, Gosford Park, etc etc!
[Picture of Charles Dance]


Daniels, William
Born 31 March 1927  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, best known as the acerbic voice of KITT in the 1980s TV series 'Knight Rider'.
[Picture of William Daniels]


Born 15 February 1961  (West Wyalong, Australia)
Former Australian Rules footballer and coach now battling motor neurone disease.
[Picture of Neale DANIHER]


Dann, Carrie Carrie Dann is no longer with us
Born in USA  (exact date unknown)

Died 2 January 2021  (Crescent Valley, Nevada, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Shoshone tribe activist for tribal land rights, born ca. 1932
[Picture of Carrie Dann]


DANNER, Blythe
Born 3 February 1943  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
US screen actress and mother of Gwyneth and Jake Paltrow.
[Picture of Blythe DANNER]


Danton, Henry
Born 30 March 1919  (Bedford, England)
Former British solo ballet dancer.
[Picture of Henry Danton]


Darby, Stephen
Born 6 October 1988  (Liverpool, UK)
Former England U21 defender who had a lengthy spell with Bradford City. Retired in 2018 after being diagnosed with ALS.
[Picture of Stephen Darby]


Darren, James
Born 8 June 1936  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Actor & singer - a teen idol, who later had a recurring role in 'TJ Hooker'.
[Picture of James Darren]


Darrow, Henry Henry Darrow is no longer with us
Born 15 September 1933  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 14 March 2021  (Wilmington, North Carolina, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Puerto-Rican American actor best known for his role as Manolito Montoya in 'The High Chaparral'.
[Picture of Henry Darrow]


Darrow, Tony
Born 1 October 1938  (East New York, New York, USA)
Long-time cast member of The Sopranos
[Picture of Tony Darrow]


Daval, Jonathann
Born 16 January 1984  (Velet, France)
Convicted French murder suspect
[Picture of Jonathann Daval]


Davi, Robert
Born 26 June 1953  (Astoria, New York, USA)
Pock-marked actor turned jazz singer.
[Picture of Robert Davi]


David, Keith
Born 4 June 1956  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actor memorable for roles in films such as The Thing, Armageddon and They Live.
[Picture of Keith David]


David, Mingma
Born in Nepal  (exact date unknown)
Mountaineer attempting to climb K2 this winter
[Picture of Mingma David]


Davidson, Jim
Born 13 December 1953  (Kidbrooke, London, England)
Controversial racist comedian who somehow has turned into a popular family entertainer. Has also had a colourful private life.
[Picture of Jim Davidson]


Davidson, Pete
Born 16 November 1993  (Staten Island, New York, USA)
Sickly looking "Saturday Night Live" comic who tried to off himself after being dumped by Ariana Grande in 2018. Has a tatoo of Hillary Clinton, for some reason.
[Picture of Pete Davidson]


Davies, Barry
Born 24 October 1937  (London, England)
Sports commentator for the BBC since 1969, Davies has commentated on a whole of sports including tennis, gymnastics, hockey and ice skating. Still primarily known as a football commentator on 'Match of the Day'.
[Picture of Barry Davies]


Davies, Dai Dai Davies is no longer with us
Born 1 April 1948  (Glanaman, United Kingdom)

Died 10 February 2021  (Wrexham, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 72  (read death notice)
Welsh goalkeeper, including 52 appearances for the national team
[Picture of Dai Davies]


Davies, Dave
Born 3 February 1947  (Muswell Hill, London, England)
Younger brother of Ray and fellow member of the Kinks.
[Picture of Dave Davies]


Davies, Dickie
Born 30 April 1933  (Wallasey, Cheshire, England)
Former presenter of World of Sport, well known for his badger-like hair.
[Picture of Dickie Davies]


Davies, Oliver Ford
Born 12 August 1939  (Ealing, Middlesex, England)
Actor, has played both murderer and hero in various Agatha Christie adaptations but you probably know him best as Maester Cressen in Game of Thrones!
[Picture of Oliver Ford Davies]


Davies, Ray
Born 21 June 1944  (Muswell Hill, London, England)
Legendary songwriter and lead singer of The Kinks.
[Picture of Ray Davies]


Born 22 July 1944  (Swindon, Wiltshire, England)
Lead singer and songwriter for 1970s progressive rock band Supertramp.
[Picture of Rick DAVIES]


Davies, Russell
Born 5 April 1946  (Barmouth, Wales)
Current presenter of Radio 4's "Brain of Britain", TV critic, journalist, and the reason the Doctor Who guy has a T in his name!
[Picture of Russell Davies]


Davies, Sharon
Born 1 November 1962  (Plymouth, England)
Swimmer who won Gold at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.
[Picture of Sharon Davies]


Davis, Alice
Born 26 March 1929  (Escalon, California, USA)
Costume designer who worked for Disney.
[Picture of Alice Davis]


Davis, Clive
Born 4 April 1932  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Music producer, founder & long time head of Arista Records.
[Picture of Clive Davis]


Davis, Lisa
Born 20 April 1936  (London, England)
Voice actress who was Anita in 101 Dalmations.
[Picture of Lisa Davis]


Davis, Phil
Born 30 July 1953  (London, England)
Underrated TV actor, played the villain in every major TV show of the last 20 years, seemingly. Except Whitechapel, where he’s the lead!
[Picture of Phil Davis]


Davison, Peter
Born 13 April 1951  (London, England)
Actor best known as the fifth incarnation of 'Doctor Who'.
[Picture of Peter Davison]


Davison, Zoe Zoe Davison is no longer with us
Born 23 June 1960  (England)

Died 3 January 2021  (Shovelstride Racing Stables, Essex, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 60  (read death notice)
British horse racing trainer.
[Picture of Zoe Davison]


Dawkins, Richard
Born 26 March 1941  (Nairobi, Kenya)
Noted & controversial evolutionary biologist. When he dies, if there's a hint of a pearly gate in front of him, he's in shit streak!
[Picture of Richard Dawkins]


Dawson, Ronnie
Born 5 June 1932  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Former Ireland and British Lions rugby union international. Captained the Lions on the 1959 tour of Australia & New Zealand.
[Picture of Ronnie Dawson]


Day O'Connor, Sandra
Born 26 March 1930  (El Paso, Texas, USA)
Former member of the US Supreme Court.
[Picture of Sandra Day O'Connor]


Day-Lewis, Daniel
Born 29 April 1957  (Kesnignton, United Kingdom)
Perfectionist actor, quite possibly the most acclaimed one of his generation. Now retired
[Picture of Daniel Day-Lewis]


de Klerk, F. W. F. W. de Klerk is no longer with us
Born 18 March 1936  (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Died 11 November 2021  (Cape Town, South Africa)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Former President of South Africa from 1989-1994.
[Picture of F. W. de Klerk]


De Niro, Robert
Born 17 August 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
Big-name Hollywood actor, whose 60 or so films since the one which made his name ('Taxi Driver', 1976) have included numerous smash hits, plus a few, such as 'The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle', where he'd have been better advised to file the scrip
[Picture of Robert De Niro]


Deal, Kim
Born 10 June 1961  (Dayton, Ohio, USA)
Alternative rock guitarist in The Pixies, then formed the Breeders in 1989
[Picture of Kim Deal]


Dean, John
Born 14 October 1938  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Former White House Counsel to Richard Nixon. Became deeply involved in the Watergate Scandal. Now an author & political activist.
[Picture of John Dean]


dean, peter
Born 2 May 1939  (London, England)
Pete Beale in 'EastEnders', whose death in 1993 marked a change in the show's direction. Later weighed his genitals on a fruit and veg scale in an episode of 'Banzai'.
[Picture of peter dean]


Deane, William
Born 4 January 1931  (St Kilda, Victoria, Australia)
22nd Governor-General of Australia from 1996 to 2001.
[Picture of William Deane]


Deangelo, Joseph James
Born 8 November 1945  (Bath, New York, USA)
Former cop who was arrested in 2018 on suspicion of being the Golden State Killer, responsible for 13 murders. Was allegedly caught after a relative submitted an Ancestry.com DNA test.
[Picture of Joseph James Deangelo]


DeBarge, Randy
Born 6 August 1958  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Soul singer and bass player with family band DeBarge
[Picture of Randy DeBarge]


DEE, Sophie
Born 17 January 1984  (Carmarthen, Wales)
Welsh pornographic actress, also known as Kirsty Hill.
[Picture of Sophie DEE]


Deif, Mohammed
Born in Khan Younis, Gaza, Palestine  (exact date unknown)
Commander of the military wing of Hamas, and suspected master bomb-maker. Target of several Israeli assassination attempts to date.
[Picture of Mohammed Deif]


Deighton, Len
Born 18 February 1929  (Marylebone, London, England)
British historian & author who has penned a number of successful thriller stories.
[Picture of Len Deighton]


Del Grande, Louis
Born 23 March 1943  (Union City, New Jersey, USA)
Canadian actor and writer best recognised from the "exploding head" scene in David Cronenburg's 1981 horror classic 'Scanners'.
[Picture of Louis Del Grande]


Born 30 August 1985  (Pontoise, France)
French pornographic actress.
[Picture of Liza DEL SIERRA]


del Toro, Benicio
Born 19 February 1967  (San German, Puerto Rico)
Oscar-winning Puerto Rican actor best known for his role in the 1995 cult classic 'The Usual Suspects'.
[Picture of Benicio del Toro]


Delahanty, Thomas
Born in Washington DC, USA  (exact date unknown)
DC cop wounded saving Ronald Reagan from his 1981 assasination attempt. I hope Ron said thanks.
[Picture of Thomas Delahanty]


Delano, Nikki
Born 12 April 1986  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Another porn star, known for American Dad XXX and Big Wet Asses 24. And Reptile had to research Not Gone Yet Just Forgotten instead!
[Picture of Nikki Delano]


Delany, Ronnie
Born 6 March 1935  (Arklow, Ireland)
Irish former middle distance runner, gold medal winner at the 1956 Olympics
[Picture of Ronnie Delany]


D'Elia, Chris
Born in Montclair, New Jersey, USA  (exact date unknown)
Comedian and podcast presenter.
[Picture of Chris D'Elia]


Delon, Alain
Born 8 November 1935  (Sceaux, France)
Brooding, heartthrob French actor who solidified his place in the arthouse pantheon with his roles in Jean-Pierre Melville's 'Le Samourai', Luchino Visconti's 'Rocco and His Brothers' and 'Asterix at the Olympic Games'.
[Picture of Alain Delon]


Delors, Jacques
Born 20 July 1925  (Paris, France)
President of the European Commission from 1985-95.
[Picture of Jacques Delors]


Demento, Damien
Born 25 June 1958  (Long Island, New York, USA)
Wrestler who lost to The Undertaker on the first episode of RAW, and somehow lasted 20 minutes in the 1993 Royal Rumble, possibly because they forgot to write him out…
[Picture of Damien Demento]


Demers, Jacques
Born 25 August 1944  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
NHL Coach turned Quebec politican.
[Picture of Jacques Demers]


Demirtas, Selahattin
Born 10 April 1973  (Elazig, Turkey)
Chairman of the Turkish People’s Democratic Party, currently in prison for opposing Erdogan.
[Picture of Selahattin Demirtas]


Dench, Judi
Born 9 December 1934  (York, Yorkshire, England)
Actress, firstly in stage, then became famous in TV sitcoms, before appearing in an increasing number of feature films.
[Picture of Judi Dench]


Denmark, Edward
Born in Moreton, England  (exact date unknown)
Falklands War vet and novelist whom is getting the big documentary treatment in 2021.
[Picture of Edward Denmark]


Dennis, Les
Born 12 October 1954  (Liverpool, England)
Former host of Family Fortunes and the inappropriately-named Les Dennis Laughter Show. More recently known for appearing on Celebrity Big Brother, and for splitting up with his wife, Amanda Holden, who'd been shagging that bloke off Men Behaving Badly.
[Picture of Les Dennis]


Dennis, Ron
Born 1 June 1947  (Woking, England)
Former CEO of McLaren.
[Picture of Ron Dennis]


Depp, Johnny
Born 9 June 1963  (Owensboro, Kentucky, USA)
Actor, often in kooky roles & beloved by many a female.
[Picture of Johnny Depp]


Derbyshire, Eileen
Born 6 October 1930  (Urmston, Manchester, England)
Actress, has played Emily Bishop in 'Coronation Street' since 1961.
[Picture of Eileen Derbyshire]


Derek, Bo
Born 20 November 1956  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress and model - remembered by many males for her run along the beach with beaded hair in the movie '10'.
[Picture of Bo Derek]


Dern, Bruce
Born 4 June 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor, best known for playing complete fruitcakes on the silver screen.
[Picture of Bruce Dern]


Dershowitz, Alan
Born 1 September 1938  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American lawyer and law tutor at Harvard Law School; involved in a number of high-profile US trials.
[Picture of Alan Dershowitz]


DeShannon, Jackie
Born 21 August 1941  (Hazel, Kentucky, USA)
Singer-songwriter, sang “What the World Needs Now Is Love”, wrote “Bette Davis Eyes”.
[Picture of Jackie DeShannon]


Desmond, Barry
Born 15 May 1935  (Cork, Ireland)
Irish Labour Party politician who served on several cabinets and as a European parliamentarian
[Picture of Barry Desmond]


Born 6 January 1959  (Chandigarh, India)
Regarded by Wisden as the greatest Indian cricketer of the 20th Century.
[Picture of KAPIL DEV]


Devane, William
Born 5 September 1939  (Albany, New York, USA)
Actor on 24.
[Picture of William Devane]


DeVito, Danny
Born 17 November 1944  (Neptune, New Jersey, USA)
Pint-sized actor, now director & producer. Best known TV wise for 'Taxi' - in films he appeared in 'Twins' and 'Batman Returns'.
[Picture of Danny DeVito]


Devlin, Bruce
Born 10 October 1937  (Armidale, Australia)
Australian golfer and golf course designer
[Picture of Bruce Devlin]


Devonshire, Alan
Born 13 April 1956  (London, England)
Current manager of Maidenhead United, former West Ham player.
[Picture of Alan Devonshire]


Dexter, Ted Ted Dexter is no longer with us
Born 15 May 1935  (Milan, Italy)

Died 25 August 2021  (Wolverhampton, England)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Italian born, but very English cricketer, a successful test player who later became a broadcaster, then a selector.
[Picture of Ted Dexter]


Diamond, Dustin Dustin Diamond is no longer with us
Born 7 January 1977  (San Jose, California, USA)

Died 1 February 2021  (Florida, USA)

Age at death: 44  (read death notice)
Screech in 'Saved by the Bell'.
[Picture of Dustin Diamond]


Diamond, Neil
Born 24 January 1941  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Born Noah Kaminsky. Very successful, albeit decidedly cheesy, US singer.
[Picture of Neil Diamond]


DiCaprio, Leonardo
Born 11 November 1974  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
US film star who went from 90s teen idol to mostly respected leading man
[Picture of Leonardo DiCaprio]


Dick, Andy
Born 21 December 1965  (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)
Extremely controversial American comic actor, who hosts his own radio show called 'The Shit Show'.
[Picture of Andy Dick]


DICK, Vivienne
Born in Donegal, Rep of Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Filmmaker, closely associated with the experimental "No Wave" scene of 1970s New York. Born 1950.
[Picture of Vivienne DICK]


Dickinson, Angie
Born 30 September 1931  (Kulm, North Dakota, USA)
Actress, in many a film & TV show from the 1950s onwards.
[Picture of Angie Dickinson]


Born 7 August 1958  (Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England)
British singer and lead vocalist with mega-successful heavy metal band Iron Maiden. In recent years has spent his spare time sensibly flying aeroplanes, fencing, brewing beer and other boring stuff that just isn't really Rock 'n' Roll.
[Picture of Bruce DICKINSON]


Born 16 February 1955  (New York City, New York, USA)
Fashion model, insists she's both the first supermodel and the one who coined the term (though inaccurate on both counts).
[Picture of Janice DICKINSON]


Didion, Joan Joan Didion is no longer with us
Born 5 December 1934  (Sacramento, California, USA)

Died 23 December 2021  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Writer and journalist.
[Picture of Joan Didion]


dignam, christy
Born 25 May 1960  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Lead singer of the popular Irish rock band Aslan. Has regular drug problems.
[Picture of christy dignam]


Dijkstra, Sjoukje
Born 28 January 1942  (Akkrum, Netherlands)
Gold medalist figure skater at the 1964 Winter Olympics.
[Picture of Sjoukje Dijkstra]


Dillon, J. J.
Born 26 June 1942  (Trenton, New Jersey, USA)
Real name James Morrison, American retired professional wrestler and manager
[Picture of J. J. Dillon]


Dillon, Melinda
Born 13 October 1939  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
American film and stage actress, Oscar-nominated for Close Encounters of the Third Kind
[Picture of Melinda Dillon]


Born 18 July 1939  (New York City, New York, USA)
Rock/doo-wop singer-songwriter, started off fronting the Belmonts before hitting solo success with the likes of 'Runaround Sue' and 'The Wanderer'. Probably the first singer to namecheck late deadpooling favourite Zsa Zsa Gabor in song, which he did in 'D
[Picture of Dion DIMUCCI]


Dingwort-Nusseck, Julia
Born 6 October 1921  (Altona, Germany)
German business journalist.
[Picture of Julia Dingwort-Nusseck]


Born 6 August 1959  (Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England)
English stage, screen and TV actor. Played the role of Joe Mcintyre in 'Coronation Street' and yet another one of Gail's Ill-fated love interests.
[Picture of Reece DINSDALE]


Dion, Céline
Born 30 March 1968  (Charlemagne, Quebec)
Caterwauling French-Canadian singer who won the Eurovision contest for Switzerland in 1988 before having a successful career in the 1990s with hits such as 'Think Twice' and that dreary song from 'Titanic'. Now plays in Las Vegas.
[Picture of Céline Dion]


Ditka, Mike
Born 18 October 1939  (Carnegie, Pennsylvania, USA)
American football player and coach who won the Super Bowl in both roles.
[Picture of Mike Ditka]


Dlamini, Mabandla
Born 11 November 1930  (Swaziland)
Prime Minister of Swaziland from 1979 to 1983.
[Picture of Mabandla Dlamini]


Dobson, Wayne
Born 5 July 1957  (Leicester, England)
British magician.
[Picture of Wayne Dobson]


Dodik, Milorad
Born 12 March 1959  (Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegowina)
Current President of Bosnia and Herzegovina
[Picture of Milorad Dodik]


Dogg, Snoop
Born 20 October 1971  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Gangsta rapper, born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
[Picture of Snoop Dogg]


Doherty, Paddy
Born 6 February 1959  (Manchester, England)
Gypsy who came to prominence in 2011 in 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding'.
[Picture of Paddy Doherty]


Doherty, Pete
Born 12 March 1979  (Liverpool, England)
Former lead singer of The Libertines, now with Babyshambles. His addictions to heroin and crack have made his behaviour increasingly random, self-centred and downright tedious.
[Picture of Pete Doherty]


DOHERTY, Shannen
Born 12 April 1971  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
American TV and film actress best known for playing Brenda Walsh in hit US teen drama 'Beverly Hills, 90210'. Suffering from Crohn’s disease and also diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015.
[Picture of Shannen DOHERTY]


Dole, Bob Bob Dole is no longer with us
Born 22 July 1923  (Russell, Kansas, USA)

Died 5 December 2021  (Russell, Kansas, USA)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Veteran US politician, former Presidential candidate back in 1996.
[Picture of Bob Dole]


Dole, Elizabeth
Born 29 July 1936  (Salisbury, North Carolina, USA)
Former senator for North Carolina and wife of failed 1996 US presidential candidate Bob Dole.
[Picture of Elizabeth Dole]


Doll, Cuban
Born 12 May 1998  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Real name Aaliyah Keef, one of these thousands of interchangeable young Instagram / Youtube stars
[Picture of Cuban Doll]


Dollar, Creflo
Born 28 January 1962  (College Park, Georgia, USA)
an American pastor, televangelist, and the founder of the non-denominational World Changers Church International.
[Picture of Creflo Dollar]


Domingo, Plácido
Born 21 January 1941  (Madrid, Spain)
Legendary tenor, famous for his collaborations with Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as "The Three Tenors".
[Picture of Plácido Domingo]


Don Baker, Joe
Born 12 February 1936  (Groesbeck, Texas, USA)
Actor, best known for his role as Jack Wade in 'Goldeneye'.
[Picture of Joe Don Baker]


Donahue, Phil
Born 21 December 1935  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Talk show host, better known in the US, but his fame has also filtered across the Atlantic to an extent.
[Picture of Phil Donahue]


DONNER, Richard Richard DONNER is no longer with us
Born 24 April 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 5 July 2021  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Extremely successful US Director and Producer. Directed all-time classics such as 'The Omen', 'Superman', 'The Goonies' and the Lethal Weapon Series.
[Picture of Richard DONNER]


donovan, raymond j. raymond j. donovan is no longer with us
Born 31 August 1930  (Bayonne, New Jersey, USA)

Died 2 June 2021  (New Vernon, New Jersey, USA)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
Not the bootleg Irish-American version of 'The Sopranos', but rather the Secretary of Labor in the first Reagan Administration.
[Picture of raymond j. donovan]


Doo-Hwan, Chun Chun Doo-Hwan is no longer with us
Born 18 January 1931  (Hapcheon, South Gyeongsang, South Korea)

Died 23 November 2021  (Seoul, South Korea)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
President of South Korea from 1980-88.
[Picture of Chun Doo-Hwan]


Dooley, Paul
Born 22 February 1928  (Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA)
American actor, writer and comedian
[Picture of Paul Dooley]


D'Orazio, Joe
Born 27 July 1922  (Bermondsey, London, England)
Former World of Sport wrestler who is 972 years old in wrestler years.
[Picture of Joe D'Orazio]


Dorney, Sean
Born 8 March 1951  (Queensland, Australia)
Australian foreign correspondent.
[Picture of Sean Dorney]


Douglas, Bryan
Born 27 May 1935  (Blackburn, England)
Former Blackburn Rovers right-winger. Scored eleven goals for England as well.
[Picture of Bryan Douglas]


Douglas, Donald
Born 7 March 1933  (Falkirk, Scotland)
Scottish actor who can be seen in A Bridge Too Far and Bridget Jones’s Diary, among many others.
[Picture of Donald Douglas]


Douglas, Michael
Born 25 September 1944  (New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA)
Followed his father Kirk into films, and was a moderately successful actor for 20 years until 'Fatal Attraction' really launched him into superstardom in 1987, quickly followed by 'Wall Street' and 'Basic Instinct'. Som
[Picture of Michael Douglas]


Dourif, Brad
Born 18 March 1950  (Huntington, West Virginia, USA)
Respected actor who first came to fame as Billy in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest". Now retired from the industry, with the exception of providing the voice for killer doll Chucky.
[Picture of Brad Dourif]


Downey, Jr., Robert
Born 4 April 1965  (New York, New York, USA)
Talented but equally flawed and troubled actor. Appears to be clean after his battle against drugs, but you never know...
[Picture of Robert Downey, Jr.]


Dozier, Lamont
Born 16 June 1941  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
One-third of Holland-Dozier-Holland. The middle third, to be specific.
[Picture of Lamont Dozier]


Born 24 October 1986  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian monotonous singer whose girlfriends get younger as he gets older
[Picture of Drake]


Drakeford, Mark
Born 19 September 1954  (Carmathenshire, United Kingdom)
First minister of Wales since 2018
[Picture of Mark Drakeford]


Draper, Derek
Born 15 August 1967  (Chorley, England)
Husband of Kate Garraway, whose plight with the Coronavirus almost makes you forget his involvement in the "Lobbygate "scandal
[Picture of Derek Draper]


Dre, Dr
Born 18 February 1965  (Compton, California, USA)
US dean of rappers, whom we don't forget about
[Picture of Dr Dre]


DREJA, Chris
Born 11 November 1945  (London, England)
Longtime guitarist for The Yardbirds until multiple strokes halted his career in 2013.
[Picture of Chris DREJA]


Drewitt-Barlow, Tony
Born 19 August 1964  (Manchester, UK)
One of the first gay men to father a child in the UK through surrogacy, often pops up in the papers when there's a story to sell.
[Picture of Tony Drewitt-Barlow]


Drinkwater, Carol
Born 22 April 1948  (London, England, United Kingdom)
British-Irish author and actress, or is she an actress and author?
[Picture of Carol Drinkwater]


Drucker, Michel
Born 12 September 1942  (Vire, France)
Popular French journalist and TV host
[Picture of Michel Drucker]


Drummond, Orlando
Born 18 October 1919  (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)
Braziliian voice actor for Scooby-Doo, Alf, and Popeye. Died in July without a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Orlando Drummond]


Druyts, Demmy
Born 4 October 1995  (Wirijk, Belgium)
Belgian female cyclist.
[Picture of Demmy Druyts]


Du Bois, Barry
Born 4 August 1960  (Sydney, Australia)
One of two cancer-battling Antiopedean TV "fix-your-house-up" types getting a DDP call-up in 2018.
[Picture of Barry Du Bois]


Dubrovin, Yuri
Born 1 August 1939  (Ryahsk, Soviet Union)
Russian Actor
[Picture of Yuri Dubrovin]


Duckenfield, David
Born in   (exact date unknown)
The police officer in charge during the Hillsborough Stadium crush in 1989 and former chief superintendent of South Yorkshire police.
[Picture of David Duckenfield]


Ducklo, TJ
Date and place of birth unknown
Press secretary for Joe Biden during his 2020 bid for the Presidency.
[Picture of TJ Ducklo]


Duffy, Gillian
Born in Rochdale, England  (exact date unknown)
Woman called a bigot by Gordon Brown. Brown sadly later apologised.
[Picture of Gillian Duffy]


Duggan, Jim
Born 14 January 1954  (Glenn Falls, New York, USA)
Cartoon era WWF wrestler, winner of the first-ever Royal Rumble in 1988.
[Picture of Jim Duggan]


Dukakis, Michael
Born 3 November 1933  (Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)
Former Democrat govenor of Massachusetts, who unsuccessfully ran for President in 1988.
[Picture of Michael Dukakis]


DUKAKIS, Olympia Olympia DUKAKIS is no longer with us
Born 20 June 1931  (Lowell, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 1 May 2021  (New York City, New York, USA)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Actress. Starred as Rose Castorini in the 1987 film, 'Moonstruck'.
[Picture of Olympia DUKAKIS]


DUKE, Charles
Born 3 October 1935  (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)
Youngest of the twelve men to walk on the Moon.
[Picture of Charles DUKE]


Dullea, Keir
Born 30 May 1936  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Actor, forever known as astronaut David "Dave" Bowman in Stanley Kubrick's epic 1968 film '2001: A Space Odyssey'. Funny to think we're a decade passed that now and no monolith to be found...
[Picture of Keir Dullea]


Duma, Miroslava
Born 10 March 1985  (Surgut, Russia)
Russian digital entrepreneur.
[Picture of Miroslava Duma]


dumas, roland
Born 23 August 1922  (Limoges, France)
Controversial/insane French socialist politician who served as Foreign Minister for most of the 80s and early 90s.
[Picture of roland dumas]


Dunagan, Donnie
Born 16 August 1934  (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
The voice of the young Bambi in the famously sentimental film. Left Hollywood behind afterwards for a career in the Marines.
[Picture of Donnie Dunagan]


Dunaway, Faye
Born 14 January 1941  (Bascom, Florida, USA)
Actress, in films for over 40 years now.
[Picture of Faye Dunaway]


Dunn, Carola
Born 14 November 1946  (place of birth unknown)
British-born American crime writer of the "Miss Daisy" set of novels.
[Picture of Carola Dunn]


Dunn, George
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
One of the last surviving Battle of Britain RAF men.
[Picture of George Dunn]


Duran, Roberto
Born 16 June 1951  (El Chorrillo, Panama)
Boxer who held world titles in four weight classes and boxed in five decades.
[Picture of Roberto Duran]


Dureau, Scott
Born 29 July 1986  (Taree, Australia)
Australian former professional rugby league footballer.
[Picture of Scott Dureau]


durham, judith
Born 3 July 1943  (Essendon, Victoria, Australia)
Vocalist for Australian folkies The Seekers. Real name Judith Cock. Was once stalked by a woman who sent her 40 doormats through the post.
[Picture of judith durham]


Durk, Lil
Born 19 October 1992  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American rapper from the modern-day home of MCs getting shot dead, Chicago.
[Picture of Lil Durk]


DUTERTE, Rodrigo
Born 28 March 1945  (Maasin, Philippines)
Colourful and controversial incumbent President of the Philippines, who made good on his promise of a brutal crackdown on drug users. And they say politicians never follow through…
[Picture of Rodrigo DUTERTE]


Dutt, Sanjay
Born 29 July 1959  (Mumbai, India)
Indian actor who works in Hindi films
[Picture of Sanjay Dutt]


Duvall, Robert
Born 5 January 1931  (San Diego, California, USA)
US movie actor & director, in countless films since 1962.
[Picture of Robert Duvall]


Duvall, Shelley
Born 7 July 1949  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Actress, best known for her role in Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'.
[Picture of Shelley Duvall]


Born 28 June 1952  (Lancaster, England)
English actress who has appeared primarily in sitcoms. Most recently in ITV's 'Benidorm' as randy swinger Jacqueline Stewart.
[Picture of Janine DUVITSKI]


Duzduzani, Mirza Yadollah
Born in Iran  (exact date unknown)
Iranian cleric, born 1935, plucked from this Wikipedia list: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_Maraji
[Picture of Mirza Yadollah Duzduzani]


Dylan, Bob
Born 24 May 1941  (Duluth, Minnesota, USA)
Legendary folk singer with an annoying voice. Still touring.
[Picture of Bob Dylan]

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