Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2021: E


Eadie, Bill
Born 27 December 1947  (Brownsville, Pennsylvania, USA)
Journeyman pro-wrestler, most famously as The Masked Superstar and Ax, one half (later third) of Demolition.
[Picture of Bill Eadie]


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


Earl Jones, James
Born 17 January 1931  (Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA)
Actor who has had a 40-year career in movies without making it really big. However, he did provide the voice of Darth Vader in 'Star Wars' (the man in the suit was Dave Prowse). His father was (THEME) I Hear Voices
  • Trumps Disinfectant Chumps
  • (THEME) Ninety!
  • (THEME) Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy
  • [Picture of James Earl Jones]


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


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


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


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


    Eavis, Michael
    Born 17 October 1935  (place of birth unknown)
    Dairy farmer and founder of the Glastonbury Festival.
    [Picture of Michael Eavis]


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


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


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


    Eckel, Horst Horst Eckel is no longer with us
    Born 8 February 1932  (Vogelbach, Germany)

    Died 3 December 2021  (Germany)

    Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
    Former West Germany international footballer, one of the team that won the 1954 FIFA World Cup.
    [Picture of Horst Eckel]


    Eddy, Duane
    Born 26 April 1938  (Corning, New York, USA)
    Guitarist known for his twanging style in such hits as 'Peter Gunn'.
    [Picture of Duane Eddy]


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


    Eden, Clarissa Clarissa Eden is no longer with us
    Born 28 June 1920  (Kensington, London, England)

    Died 15 November 2021  (United Kingdom)

    Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
    Niece of former PM, Sir Winston Churchill, widow of former PM, Sir Anthony Eden. Was only 36 years of age when her husband resigned & has outlived four of her PM spouse's successors since then.
    [Picture of Clarissa Eden]


    Eden, Mark Mark Eden is no longer with us
    Born 14 February 1928  (London, England)

    Died 1 January 2021  (England, United Kingdom)

    Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
    Actor, still best known for his role as the devious Alan Bradley in 'Coronation Street'.
    [Picture of Mark Eden]


    Edmonds, Mike
    Born in Chelmsford, Essex, England  (exact date unknown)
    Actor, best remembered as Little Ron in 'Maid Marian & Her Merry Men' or as Logray in 'Return of the Jedi'.
    [Picture of Mike Edmonds]


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


    Edmunds, Dave
    Born 15 April 1944  (Cardiff, Wales)
    Welsh guitarist and singer who straddled the various scenes and fads of the 1970s, coming away intact with hits such as 'I Hear You Knocking' and 'Girls Talk'.
    [Picture of Dave Edmunds]


    Edwards, Barbara
    Date and place of birth unknown
    The BBC'S  first female television weather presenter.
    [Picture of Barbara Edwards]


    edwards, edwin edwin edwards is no longer with us
    Born 7 August 1927  (Marksville, Louisiana, USA)

    Died 12 July 2021  (Gonzalez, Louisiana, USA)

    Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
    Former governor of Louisiana whose likeable corruption is the stuff of legends
    [Picture of edwin edwards]


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


    Efi, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Tupuola Tufuga
    Born 1 March 1938  (Moto'otua, Samoa)
    Samoan political leader
    [Picture of Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Tupuola Tufuga Efi]


    Eggar, Samantha
    Born 5 March 1939  (London, England)
    English actress, recognisable from 1960s films 'Walk, Don't Run' and 'Doctor Doolittle'.
    [Picture of Samantha Eggar]


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


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


    ElBaradei, Mohamed
    Born 17 June 1942  (Egypt)
    Director General of the IAEA, former Vice President of Egypt, and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
    [Picture of Mohamed ElBaradei]


    Elder, Lee Lee Elder is no longer with us
    Born 14 July 1934  (Dallas, Texas, USA)

    Died 28 November 2021  ()

    Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
    African-American golfer, the first PoC to play in the Ryder Cup, qualify for the Masters and to play non-segregated events in South Africa.
    [Picture of Lee Elder]


    Eldritch, Andrew
    Born 15 May 1959  (Ely, United Kingdom)
    Frontman of goth pioneers Sisters of Mercy, who has more or less become a hermit since the unofficial end of the band
    [Picture of Andrew Eldritch]


    Elgar, Avril Avril Elgar is no longer with us
    Born 1 April 1932  (Halifax, UK)

    Died 17 September 2021  (Bristol, United Kingdom)

    Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
    Stage, screen and radio actress, played Mildred's sister Ethel in "George and Mildred".
    [Picture of Avril Elgar]


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


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


    Elliman, Yvonne
    Born 29 December 1951  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
    Singer who was the original stage Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar.
    [Picture of Yvonne Elliman]


    Elliott, Gordon
    Born 30 September 1956  (Liverpool, England)
    Cookery host/producer who presented the short-lived American version of the big-money quizzer "It's Your Chance of a Lifetime”.
    [Picture of Gordon Elliott]


    Elliott, Sam
    Born 9 August 1944  (Sacramento, California, USA)
    US actor, mostly in films & in a gruff demeanour mostly.
    [Picture of Sam Elliott]


    Ellis, Janet
    Born 16 July 1955  (Chatham, United Kingdom)
    British TV presenter, she also published two books and is the mother of Sophie Ellis-Bextor
    [Picture of Janet Ellis]


    Ellison, Christopher
    Born 16 December 1946  (London, England, United Kingdom)
    The Bill's DCI Frank Burnside
    [Picture of Christopher Ellison]


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


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


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


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


    Emin, Tracey
    Born 3 July 1963  (Croydon, Kent, England)
    Controversial artist & photographer.
    [Picture of Tracey Emin]


    Eminem, (rapper)
    Born 17 October 1972  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
    [Picture of (rapper) Eminem]


    Engel, Susan
    Born 25 March 1935  (Vienna, Austria)
    British actress on stage, TV and radio
    [Picture of Susan Engel]


    England, Mike
    Born 2 December 1941  (Holywell, Wales)
    Former Tottenham player who was played for and managed Wales.
    [Picture of Mike England]


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


    English, Terence
    Born 3 October 1932  (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa)
    South African born British surgeon who led the team for the first successful heart transplant in Britain
    [Picture of Terence English]


    Englund, Robert
    Born 6 June 1947  (Glendale, California, USA)
    Actor. Best known as Freddy Krueger from the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' film series.
    [Picture of Robert Englund]


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


    Eretova, Kveta
    Born 21 October 1926  (Prague, Czechia)
    Female czech chess master - czech mate? …indeed, dead in January 2021, but no chance of a qualifying obit.
    [Picture of Kveta Eretova]


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


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


    Eshley, Norman
    Born 30 May 1945  (Bristol, United Kingdom)
    British TV actor with occasional movie roles
    [Picture of Norman Eshley]


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


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


    Eubanks, Bob
    Born 8 January 1938  (Flint, Michigan, USA)
    American TV presenter and host of 'The Newlywed Game'.
    [Picture of Bob Eubanks]


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


    EVANS, (1981) Chris
    Born 13 June 1981  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
    Actor who plays Captain America in the Marvel films.
    [Picture of (1981) Chris EVANS]


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


    Evans, Josh Josh Evans is no longer with us
    Born 6 September 1972  (Langdale, Alabama, USA)

    Died 4 February 2021  (United States)

    Age at death: 48  (read death notice)
    Former US American football player (Titans).
    [Picture of Josh Evans]


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


    Evans, Nicholas
    Born 26 July 1950  (Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England)
    Screenwriter, author and journalist, known for 'The Horse Whisperer'. Had a kidney transplant from a donation by his daughter in 2011 following a mushroom poisoning in 2008. Who on the DDP cooked the meal?
    [Picture of Nicholas Evans]


    EVERETT, Mark Oliver
    Born 10 April 1963  (Virginia, USA)
    AKA "E", maverick singer and songwriter for US indie band Eels.
    [Picture of Mark Oliver EVERETT]


    Everly, Don Don Everly is no longer with us
    Born 1 February 1937  (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA)

    Died 21 August 2021  (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

    Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
    The elder of the famous Everly Brothers singing group.
    [Picture of Don Everly]


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


    Ezekiel, Sarah
    Born in London, England  (exact date unknown)
    Artist who has adapted her art despite 20 years of ALS.
    [Picture of Sarah Ezekiel]

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