Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2021: K


Kaarik, Aino
Born 20 November 1918  (Selja, Estonia)
Estonian botanist known all across the world for the groundbreaking "The identification of the mycelia of wood-decay fungi by their oxidation reactions with phenolic compounds". Died in July without any obits.
[Picture of Aino Kaarik]


Kabuki, The Great
Born 8 September 1948  (Nobeoka, Japan)
Japanese pro-wrestler with a 53-year career, and the inventor of classic racist wrestling trope "Asian mist".
[Picture of The Great Kabuki]


Kaczynski, Ted
Born 22 May 1942  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
The Unabomber, the pretty unique green terrorist who warned us against technology, but we wouldn't listen. Probably because he killed three people and wounded 23.
[Picture of Ted Kaczynski]


kagawa, kyoko
Born 5 December 1931  (Asou, Namegata, Japan)
Japanese actress of the golden era of the 50s and 60s
[Picture of kyoko kagawa]


Kalb, Bernard
Born 4 February 1922  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former "New York Times" writer who joined the Reagan administration as spokesperson for the state department in 1984. He left the post two years later over what he saw as a "disinformation campaign" against Colonel Gaddafi.
[Picture of Bernard Kalb]


Kander, John
Born 18 March 1927  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
Composer of stage musicals, including 'Cabaret', 'Fosse' and 'Chicago'.
[Picture of John Kander]


kara, ritchii
Born in Saltdean, East Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Drag queen who was diagnosed with vCJD, the human equivalent of Mad Cow disease, in spite of being a vegetarian for the past five years. Born c.1985.
[Picture of ritchii kara]


kardashian, rob
Born 17 March 1987  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
The reverse ugly duckling of the Kardashians, might actually rather kill himself before becoming like the others
[Picture of rob kardashian]


Born 19 September 1936  (Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Actress best known for her role as the hapless Olive Rudge in ITV's hit 70s sitcom 'On the Buses'.
[Picture of Anna KAREN]


Karl, George
Born 12 May 1951  (Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, USA)
Basketball coach for the Denver Nuggets.
[Picture of George Karl]


Karolyi, Bela
Born 13 September 1942  (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Possibly the most important coach in gymnastics history, whose methods are now seen as archaic and cruel.
[Picture of Bela Karolyi]


Kasdan, Lawrence
Born 14 January 1949  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Film producer, scriptwriter and director. Wrote the original treatment for 'The Bodyguard' back in the 1970s, when it was mooted be a project for Diana Ross and Steve McQueen. Kasdan then went on to write the screenplays for 'The Empire Strikes Back', 'Ra
[Picture of Lawrence Kasdan]


kasem, jean
Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA  (exact date unknown)
American actress, widow of the late Casey. As Groucho Marx once said "No wonder he passed away!" Born 1955.
[Picture of jean kasem]


Kasparov, Garry
Born 13 April 1963  (Baku, Azerbaijan)
Retired former world chess champion, who has now entered the dangerous world of Russian politics, opposing Vladimir Putin.
[Picture of Garry Kasparov]


Kate, Anissa
Born in   (exact date unknown)
French porn star, two-time winner of the AVN for best Foreign Female Performer.
[Picture of Anissa Kate]


Katona, Kerry
Born 6 September 1980  (Warrington, Cheshire, England)
Former topless model and member of Atomic Kitten who admitted to never having sung a note on any of the band's hits. Now a divorced mother of two in her thirties, the vacuous, talentless bint amazingly has the gall to hold herself up as a role model for
[Picture of Kerry Katona]


Katz, Alex
Born 24 July 1927  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Pop Art artist & sculptor.
[Picture of Alex Katz]


Kaunda, Kenneth Kenneth Kaunda is no longer with us
Born 28 April 1924  (Chinsali, Zambia)

Died 17 June 2021  (Lusaka, Zambia)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
President of Zambia from 1964-91.
[Picture of Kenneth Kaunda]


Born 4 April 1957  (Orimattila, Finland)
Acclaimed Finnish film screenwriter and director.
[Picture of Aki KAURISMAKI]


Kavner, Julie
Born 7 September 1950  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress - husky voiced Marge Simpson in 'The Simpsons'.
[Picture of Julie Kavner]


Kay, Charles
Born 31 August 1930  (Coventry, England)
Actor who added a degree of class to TV and film such as Edge of Darkness (the original) and Amadeus.
[Picture of Charles Kay]


Kay, Peter
Born 2 July 1973  (Bolton, Lancashire, England)
Rotund, northern comic of 'Phoenix Nights' fame. Garlic bread?
[Picture of Peter Kay]


Kazanjian, Howard G.
Date and place of birth unknown
Film producer, born 1942. Mainly with Lucasfilms. It was he who came up with the brainwave of creating a fake film production, 'Blue Harvest', to deflect attention from the making of 'Return of the Jedi' in 1982.
[Picture of Howard G. Kazanjian]


Kazarinov, Rudolf F.
Born in Soviet Union  (exact date unknown)
Soviet Inventor in early IT, born 1933.
[Picture of Rudolf F. Kazarinov]


Ke$ha, (singer)
Born 1 March 1987  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Singer-songwriter and rapper whose debut album, 'Animal' topped the U.S. Charts in 2010. I pretend I know all this, but I don't..
[Picture of (singer) Ke$ha]


Keane, Margaret
Born 15 September 1927  (Nashville, Tennesse, USA)
an American artist known for her paintings of subjects with scary big eyes.
[Picture of Margaret Keane]


Keating, Michael
Born 10 February 1947  (London, UK)
Played Vila Restal in "Blake's 7", now a semi-regular as the local priest on "Eastenders".
[Picture of Michael Keating]


Keaton, Diane
Born 5 January 1946  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Highly regarded actress, as seen in The Godfather trilogy, Annie Hall and Father of the Bride. Has won the Oscar, the BAFTA and 2 Golden Globes.
[Picture of Diane Keaton]


Keaton, Michael
Born 5 September 1951  (Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA)
American actor, a former Batman. Also in 'Beetlejuice' and the criminally underrated 'Night Shift' with Henry Wrinkler.
[Picture of Michael Keaton]


kefford, ace
Born 10 December 1946  (Moseley, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
English bassist for The Move, inspired by the (very) early Bowie
[Picture of ace kefford]


Keino, Kip
Born 17 January 1940  (Kipsamo, Nandi District, Kenya)
Legendary Kenyan athlete. Won the Olympic 1500m title in Mexico City in 1968 and the 3000m steeplechase in Munich in 1972.
[Picture of Kip Keino]


Keirn, Steve
Born 10 September 1951  (Tampa, Florida, USA)
Wrestled as jobber to the stars “Skinner The Alligator Man” in early 90s WWF.
[Picture of Steve Keirn]


Keitel, Harvey
Born 13 May 1939  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, most notably in 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction'.
[Picture of Harvey Keitel]


Keith, Lierre
Born in USA   (exact date unknown)
American feminist writer.
[Picture of Lierre Keith]


Keith, Penelope
Born 2 April 1940  (Sutton, Surrey, England)
Popular actress in the 1970s whom male viewers secretly fancied in 'The Good Life' whilst publicly liking Felicity Kendall. And don't deny it...
[Picture of Penelope Keith]


Keithley, Joe
Born 3 June 1956  (Burnaby, British Colombia, Canada)
Lead guitarist for band DOA.
[Picture of Joe Keithley]


keleti, agnes
Born 9 January 1921  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian-Israeli gymnast and five-time gold medal winner
[Picture of agnes keleti]


Keller, Tim
Born 23 September 1950  (Allentown, Pennslyvania, USA)
Christian apologist theologian who wont get a QO.
[Picture of Tim Keller]


Kellerman, Sally
Born 2 June 1937  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Actress, "Hot Lips" Houlihan in 'M*A*S*H*'.
[Picture of Sally Kellerman]


Kelley, Kitty
Born 4 April 1942  (Spokane, Washington, USA)
American author and journalist. Famous  for her notoriously  critical 'biographies' of Nancy Reagan   Frank Sinatra and the Bush family.
[Picture of Kitty Kelley]


Kelly, Elizabeth
Born 29 May 1921  (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England)
Actress, Nellie Ellis in EastEnders, between 1993-2000.
[Picture of Elizabeth Kelly]


Kelly, Freda
Born 14 July 1945  (Dublin, Ireland)
Brian Epstein's secretary during The Beatles' rise to international acclaim, then the president of their fan club
[Picture of Freda Kelly]


kelly, henry
Born 17 April 1946  (Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Rep of Ireland)
Radio DJ and TV presenter, one of the quartet of 'Game for a Laugh' and very much his own man presenting the bizarre, but brilliant, Eurovision type quiz show, 'Going for Gold'.
[Picture of henry kelly]


kelly, jim
Born 14 February 1960  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Retired quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, been suffering from cancer and MRSA since 2013.
[Picture of jim kelly]


Kelly, Robert "R."
Born 8 January 1967  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer, best known for his song 'I Believe I Can Fly' - which he insists was NOT copied from Keith Harris & Orville.
[Picture of Robert


Kendal, Felicity
Born 25 September 1946  (Olton, England)
Verrrry popular actress, best known as one of the leads in The Good Life. The one everyone openly fancied while secretly Penelope Keith.
[Picture of Felicity Kendal]


Kennedy, Anthony
Born 23 July 1936  (Sacramento, California, USA)
Former member of the US Supreme Court who resigned so that we could get Amy Coney Barrett, appointed by President Reagan in 1987.
[Picture of Anthony Kennedy]


Kennedy, Ethel
Born 11 April 1928  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Widow of Robert Kennedy. Perhaps the most cursed of all the Kennedys, as her parents, brother, husband, sister-in-law and two sons all died early, most in accidents. Amazing that she's made it this far, in a way.
[Picture of Ethel Kennedy]


Kennedy, Ray Ray Kennedy is no longer with us
Born 28 July 1951  (Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England)

Died 30 November 2021  (Great Britain)

Age at death: 70  (read death notice)
Former Liverpool and England footballer, now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Ray Kennedy]


KENNEDY Jr, Robert F.
Born 17 January 1954  (Washington D.C., USA)
Radio host and environmentalist. Son of the late Bobby Kennedy.
[Picture of Robert F. KENNEDY Jr]


Kennedy Martin, Ian
Born 23 May 1936  (place of birth unknown)
Television writer, specialising in police drama. Created 'The Sweeney', 'Juliet Bravo' and 'The Chinese Detective'.
[Picture of Ian Kennedy Martin]


Born 13 July 1962  (Syracuse, New York, USA)
Actor, comedian and the voice of 'SpongeBob SquarePants'.
[Picture of Tom KENNY]


Kent, Duchess of
Born 22 February 1933  (Hovingham Hall, Worsley, Yorkshire)
Katharine Lucy Mary Windsor - married to (unsurprisingly) the Duke of Kent, who is the Queen's cousin.
[Picture of Duchess of Kent]


Kent, Princess Michael of
Born 15 January 1945  (Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic)
Minor British Royal. Married to Prince Michael of Kent, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.
[Picture of Princess Michael of Kent]


Kent (Prince Edward), Duke of
Born 9 October 1935  (Belgrave Square, London, England)
The Duke of Kent since 1942, after his father was killed in an air crash. Also head of the Lawn Tennis Association & so often seen at Wimbledon.
[Picture of Duke of Kent (Prince Edward)]


Kerr, Graham
Born 22 January 1934  (London, England)
One of the first celebrity chefs - still well remembered as 'The Galloping Gourmet'.
[Picture of Graham Kerr]


Kerry, Margaret
Born 11 May 1929  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Voice actress who was the model for Disney's Tinker Bell.
[Picture of Margaret Kerry]


Kerwin, Joseph
Born 19 February 1932  (Oak Park, Illinois, USA)
US astronaut, Science Pilot on the Skylab 2 mission
[Picture of Joseph Kerwin]


Khaled, DJ
Born 26 November 1975  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Social media king and occasional recording artiste, already has two US number ones to his name.
[Picture of DJ Khaled]


Khamenei, Ayatollah Ali
Born 17 July 1939  (Mashhad, Iran)
Former President of Iran, and current Supreme Leader, since 1989.
[Picture of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei]


Khan, Imran
Born 25 November 1952  (Lahore, Pakistan)
Former Pakistani cricketer, turned media celebrity, turned socialite, turned politician, turned arch-enemy of President Musharraf!
[Picture of Imran Khan]


Khiem, Tran Thien Tran Thien Khiem is no longer with us
Born 15 December 1925  (Cochinchina)

Died 24 June 2021  (San José, California, USA)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Vietnamese high ranking official who put down the 1960 coup and helped lead the 1963 coup.
[Picture of Tran Thien Khiem]


Khorasani, Sheikh Hossein Vahid
Born 1 January 1921  (Neyshabur, Iran)
Iranian cleric, plucked from this Wikipedia list: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_Maraji
[Picture of Sheikh Hossein Vahid Khorasani]


Khosrow Ali Vaziri, Hossein
Born 15 March 1943  (Tehran, Iran)
The Iron Sheik, baby. Crack-smoking former Olympic wrestler for Iran who helped usher in Hulkamania by laying down for the big legdrop in 1984. Daughter was murdered in 2003.
[Picture of Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri]


Kilburn, Terry
Born 25 November 1926  (London, England )
Child actor in the original Goodbye Mr Chips.
[Picture of Terry Kilburn]


Kill, Jerry
Born 24 August 1961  (Cheney, Kansas, USA)
American college football coach
[Picture of Jerry Kill]


Kilmer, Val
Born 31 December 1959  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Square-jawed film actor. Excellent in 'Tombstone', shit in 'Batman' and indeed everything else...
[Picture of Val Kilmer]


King, Billie Jean
Born 22 November 1943  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Hugely successful tennis player, 6 times Wimbledon ladies Champion.
[Picture of Billie Jean King]


King, Don
Born 20 August 1931  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Exuberant, some might say cynical, boxing promoter with the upright hair.
[Picture of Don King]


King, Jon
Born 8 June 1955  (London, England)
Founding member of punk band Gang of Four.
[Picture of Jon King]


King, Jonathan
Born 9 December 1944  (Godalming, Surrey, England)
Musician and TV presenter who was sentenced to 7 years in jail in 2001 for sexually abusing teenage boys.
[Picture of Jonathan King]


King, Larry Larry King is no longer with us
Born 19 November 1933  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)

Died 23 January 2021  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
American broadcaster, who hosted a world-famous chat show on CNN until his retirement in 2010. Born Lawrence Harvey Zieger.
[Picture of Larry King]


King, Patsy
Born in Melbourne, Australia  (exact date unknown)
Actress, in many a TV show in Australia, including Prisoner: Cell Block H. Born 1929.
[Picture of Patsy King]


King, Perry
Born 30 April 1948  (Alliance, Ohio, USA)
Actor who played Han Solo in the radio series of 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Perry King]


King, Tom
Born 13 June 1933  (Rugby, Warwickshire, England)
Former British cabinet minister, immortalised in the late Alan Clarke's diaries. Recently given the finger by Baroness Tumpington afer a typical gaff in the House of Lords.
[Picture of Tom King]


Kinnock, Neil
Born 28 March 1942  (Tredegar, Wales)
Leader of the Labour Party from 1983-1992. Later an EC commissioner.
[Picture of Neil Kinnock]


Kinsella, Thomas Thomas Kinsella is no longer with us
Born 4 May 1928  (Inchicore, Dublin, Ireland)

Died 22 December 2021  (Dublin, Ireland)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Irish poet, translator, editor, and publisher
[Picture of Thomas Kinsella]


Born 11 October 1927  (Sutton Coldfield, England)
Jazz drummer.
[Picture of Tony KINSEY]


Kirby, Bruce Bruce Kirby is no longer with us
Born 24 April 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 24 January 2021  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
American TV actor never off US screens, best known as Sgt Kramer in Columbo.
[Picture of Bruce Kirby]


Kirkland, Douglas
Born in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada  (exact date unknown)
Famed 60s photographer.
[Picture of Douglas Kirkland]


Kirkland, Sally
Born 31 October 1941  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actress – JFK, Bruce Almighty.
[Picture of Sally Kirkland]


Kirkpatrick, Maggie
Born 29 January 1941  (Albury, Australia)
The Freak from Prisoner Cell Block H.
[Picture of Maggie Kirkpatrick]


Kiser, Terry
Born 1 August 1939  (Omaha, Nebraska, USA)
Actor in numerous TV show & films - including Bernie in 'Weekend at Bernie's' & HG Wells in 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman'.
[Picture of Terry Kiser]


Kishi, Keiko
Born 11 August 1932  (Yokohama, Japan)
Japanese actress, one of the country's most revered. Starred in the Cannes-winning 1960 effort "Her Brother".
[Picture of Keiko Kishi]


Kissinger, Henry
Born 23 May 1923  (Fürth, Germany)
Secretary of State in the US government under Presidents Nixon and Ford. Shared the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to broker a ceasefire in Vietnam - ironic, given that he'd been part of the governmen
[Picture of Henry Kissinger]


Kitahara, Mie
Born 23 July 1933  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese actress
[Picture of Mie Kitahara]


Born 15 December 1926  (London, England)
Former Commander-in-Chief UK Land Forces.
[Picture of Frank KITSON]


kitson, ken
Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England  (exact date unknown)
British actor who has a habit of popping up in Last of the Summer Wine and.... not much else really. Born 1946.
[Picture of ken kitson]


Klein, Robert
Born 8 February 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
New York Stand-Up comedian with an occasional stage or TV role
[Picture of Robert Klein]


Klein, William
Born 19 April 1928  (New York City, New York, USA)
Photographer and film maker
[Picture of William Klein]


Knight, Bobby
Born 25 October 1940  (Massilon, Ohio, USA)
Basketball coach known as “The General”.
[Picture of Bobby Knight]


Knight, Gillian
Born 1 November 1934  (Redditch, UK)
Opera star, specialises in contralto roles of the Savoy classics.
[Picture of Gillian Knight]


Knight, Gladys
Born 28 May 1944  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
"The Empress of Soul", one of the few artists (along with her Pips) who achieved more fame after leaving Motown than on it.
[Picture of Gladys Knight]


Born 9 July 1924  (London, England)
Former Conservative MP for Birmingham Edgbaston.
[Picture of Jill KNIGHT]


Knight, Marion "Suge"
Born 19 April 1965  (Compton, California, USA)
Co-founder of rap & hip-hop label Death Row Records. Once allegedly dangled Vanilla Ice out of a seventh-storey window by his ankles; his only mistake was hauling him back in again.
[Picture of Marion


KNIGHT, Merald "Bubba"
Born 4 September 1942  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Soul singer with Gladys Knight & the Pips.
[Picture of Merald


Knight, Ronnie
Born in London, UK  (exact date unknown)
Nightclub owner and Krays associate, was married to Barbara Windsor for 21 years during which time he definitely didn’t plan the 1983 Security Express heist. Born 1934.
[Picture of Ronnie Knight]


Knobbs, Brian
Born 6 May 1964  (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)
One half of wrestling's The Nasty Boys tag team, more famous now as one of Hulk Hogan's most brown-nosed hang-ons.
[Picture of Brian Knobbs]


Born 9 January 1952  (Gadsden, Alabama, USA)
Record executive and father of Beyonce.
[Picture of Mathew KNOWLES]


Knowles, Michael
Born in Spondon, Derbyshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Actor who specialised in playing posh twits. Born 1937.
[Picture of Michael Knowles]


Knox, Barbara
Born 30 September 1933  (Oldham, Lancashire, England)
Rita Bates/Sullivan/Fairclough in Coronation Street, a role she has played, on & off, since 1964.
[Picture of Barbara Knox]


Knox, Terence
Born 16 December 1946  (Richland, Washington, USA)
American film, stage, and television actor
[Picture of Terence Knox]


Knuth, Donald
Born 10 January 1938  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
Computer scientist & university tutor.
[Picture of Donald Knuth]


Koch, Charles
Born 1 November 1935  (Wichita, Kansas, USA)
CEO of Koch Industries who has funnelled billions into right-wing causes in the US.
[Picture of Charles Koch]


Koenig, Walter
Born 14 September 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor, who will forever be known as Chekov in the original 'Star Trek'. Later a comic book artist.
[Picture of Walter Koenig]


Koizumi, Junichiro
Born 8 January 1942  (Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan)
Prime Minister of Japan since 2005.
[Picture of Junichiro Koizumi]


Kong, Aja
Born 25 September 1970  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese professional wrestler, the leading heel in AJW during the promotions glory days.
[Picture of Aja Kong]


Kony, Joseph
Born 18 September 1962  (Odek, Gulu, Uganda)
Leader of the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. The list of his crimes are horrific but he simply says he is following "God's will" as all his work is based on The Ten Commandments. Can't remember the Commandment at Sunday School that 'thou shalt rape fem
[Picture of Joseph Kony]


Kooper, Al
Born 5 February 1944  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Original frontman of Blood, Sweat and Tears, the man who convinced Dylan to go electric and producer of Lynyrd Skynyrd's biggest hits.
[Picture of Al Kooper]


Kopell, Bernie
Born 21 June 1933  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American TV actor as seen on The Love Boat and Get Smart. That’s the TV show, not Reptile’s DDP winning team, I think…
[Picture of Bernie Kopell]


Kotto, Yaphet Yaphet Kotto is no longer with us
Born 15 November 1937  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 15 March 2021  (Philippines)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
US actor, known for his roles in 'Alien', 'Running Man' and 'Live and Let Die'.
[Picture of Yaphet Kotto]


Koufax, Sandy
Born 30 December 1935  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
One of the greatest baseball players of all time, and the youngest person elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
[Picture of Sandy Koufax]


Kovic, Ron
Born 4 July 1946  (Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA)
Anti-war activist paralysed in the Vietnam War. Oliver Stone made a film, Born on the Fourth of July, about him.
[Picture of Ron Kovic]


Kowalewski, Waldemar
Born in Poland  (exact date unknown)
Mountaineer attempting to climb K2 this winter
[Picture of Waldemar Kowalewski]


Kowalski, Stanislaw
Born 14 April 1910  (Torun, Poland)
The oldest man to ever run the 100m, doing so aged 105 in a leisurely 34.5 seconds.
[Picture of Stanislaw Kowalski]


Krabbe, Jeroen
Born 5 December 1944  (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Somewhat lightweight Bond villain in The Living Daylights.
[Picture of Jeroen Krabbe]


Kramer, Eddie
Born 19 April 1942  (Cape Town, South Africa)
Record producer who worked with The Beatles and David Bowie.
[Picture of Eddie Kramer]


Kranz, Gene
Born 17 August 1933  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Mission control member during the infamous Apollo 13 voyage, played by Ed Harris in the movie adaptation.
[Picture of Gene Kranz]


Kratz, Ken
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA  (exact date unknown)
District Attorney made infamous by Making a Murderer.
[Picture of Ken Kratz]


Born 13 November 1940  (Bay Shore, New York, USA)
American philosopher and logician.
[Picture of Saul KRIPKE]


Kristofferson, Kris
Born 22 June 1936  (Brownsville, Texas, USA)
Successful folk and country singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Kris Kristofferson]


Krofft, Marty
Born 9 April 1937  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Sid, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of Marty Krofft]


krofft, sid
Born 30 July 1929  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
With his brother, Marty, TV producers for children's TV in America in the 1970s and 1980s.
[Picture of sid krofft]


kruger, hardy
Born 12 April 1928  (Wedding, Berlin, Germany)
Veteran German actor, who appeared in many Hollywood films - 'Flight of the Phoenix' etc. Nice to think that if he was to snuff it this year he won't be the "one who got away.." from the DDP!
[Picture of hardy kruger]


Krzesinski, Adam
Born 13 September 1965  (Warsaw, Poland)
Polish fencer at the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games. He won a Silver Medal at the latter.
[Picture of Adam Krzesinski]


Born 19 June 1993  (Watford, United Kingdom)
English YouTube personality and co-founder of The Sidemen.
[Picture of KSI]


Kumar, Dilip Dilip Kumar is no longer with us
Born 11 December 1922  (Peshawar, India)

Died 7 July 2021  (Mumbai, India)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Indian film actor turned politician.
[Picture of Dilip Kumar]


Kundera, Milan
Born 1 April 1929  (Brno, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic))
Author - wrote cult novel 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being'.
[Picture of Milan Kundera]


kung, hans hans kung is no longer with us
Born 19 March 1928  (Sursee, Lucerne, Switzerland)

Died 6 April 2021  (Tübingen, Germany)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Catholic priest who has been one of the top theological writers and thinkers for decades.
[Picture of hans kung]


Kuok, Robert
Born 6 October 1923  (Johor, Malaysia)
Successful Malaysian/Chinese businessman, owner of the Shangri-La Hotel chain and 40th richest man in the World.
[Picture of Robert Kuok]


Kurobe, Susumu
Born 22 November 1939  (Kurobe, Japan)
Japanese television, film and stage actor, best known as "Ultraman"
[Picture of Susumu Kurobe]


kusama, yayoi
Born 22 March 1929  (Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan)
Slightly bonkers japanese artist who likes dots, but also created the marvellous "Infinity Room"
[Picture of yayoi kusama]


Kushner, Jared
Born 10 January 1981  (Livingston, New Jersey, USA)
Donald Trump's son-in-law, possibly the only person in his administration who won't flip at some point.
[Picture of Jared Kushner]


Kutcher, Ashton
Born 7 February 1978  (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA)
Actor, currently married to Demi Moore.
[Picture of Ashton Kutcher]


Kuzmina, Kristina
Born 1 March 1980  (St. Petersburg, Soviet Union)
Russian TV and movie actress
[Picture of Kristina Kuzmina]


Kyi, Aung San Suu
Born 19 June 1945  (Rangoon, Burma)
Burmese pro-democracy activist and unlikely fan of Dave Lee Travis. Released from house arrest in 2010.
[Picture of Aung San Suu Kyi]


Kyle, Jeremy
Born 7 June 1965  (Canning Town, London, England)
ITV’s own ringmaster of the proletariat offers indulgent, self-serving entertainment to the nation’s legions of kept middle-class housewives, students and the retired. Profound absence of opportunity and lack of a basic education are no defence against K
[Picture of Jeremy Kyle]


Kyong-thaek, Jong
Born 1 January 1961  (North Korea)
Minister of State Security in North Korea.
[Picture of Jong Kyong-thaek]

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