Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2021: M


Mabuse, Motsi
Born 11 April 1981  (Mankwe, South Africa)
Professional dance teacher, now a talent judge, especially on German TV
[Picture of Motsi Mabuse]


MacArthur, John
Born 19 June 1939  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Another American televangelist
[Picture of John MacArthur]


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


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


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


MacGraw, Ali
Born 1 April 1939  (Pound Ridge, New York, USA)
Frequently nominated US film and stage actress and once the wife of Steve McQueen
[Picture of Ali MacGraw]


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


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


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


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


MacLeod, Gavin Gavin MacLeod is no longer with us
Born 28 February 1930  (Mount Kisco, New York, USA)

Died 29 May 2021  (Palm Desert, California, USA)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
US Actor, in 'The Love Boat', 'Mary Tyler Moore' etc.
[Picture of Gavin MacLeod]


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


MacPherson, Myra
Born in United States  (exact date unknown)
US Author/Journalist who was one of the first reporters to speak about PTSD. Born 1934.
[Picture of Myra MacPherson]


Macpherson, William William Macpherson is no longer with us
Born 1 April 1926  (Blairgowrie, UK)

Died 14 February 2021  ()

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Retired high court judge who led the public inquiry into the murder of Stephen Lawrence.
[Picture of William Macpherson]


Macron, Brigitte
Born 13 April 1953  (Amiens, France)
First lady of France, Macron's MILF
[Picture of Brigitte Macron]


Madden, John John Madden is no longer with us
Born 10 April 1936  (Austin, Minnesota, USA)

Died 28 December 2021  (Pleasanton, California, USA)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders (overseeing their victory in Superbowl XI), who has been an NFL commentator on TV for over twenty years. He's also a best-selling sports author who, in a stroke of genius, gave his first book the title "Hey, W
[Picture of John Madden]


Madoc, Ruth
Born 16 April 1943  (Norwich, Norfolk, England)
English-born Welsh actress, famous in the 80s for 'Hi-de-Hi', but more recently as the mum of "the only gay in the village", Dafydd Thomas, in 'Little Britain'.
[Picture of Ruth Madoc]


Madoff, Bernard Bernard Madoff is no longer with us
Born 29 April 1938  (Queens, New York, USA)

Died 14 April 2021  (Butner, North Carolina, USA)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Disgraced former Chairman of NASDAQ, who is accused of committing $50 billion worth of fraud.
[Picture of Bernard Madoff]


Madonna, (singer)
Born 16 August 1958  (Bay City, Michigan, USA)
Singer & actress, a huge influence on music over the last twenty-five years.
[Picture of (singer) Madonna]


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


Mahfouzi, Abbas
Born in Rudsar, Iran  (exact date unknown)
Iranian cleric, born 1928, plucked from this Wikipedia list: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_Maraji
[Picture of Abbas Mahfouzi]


Mahood, Kenneth
Born 4 February 1930  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Irish political cartoonist. Died around the turn of the year, but still in 2020, so no points.
[Picture of Kenneth Mahood]


Maijanen, Pave
Born 3 September 1950  (Lappeenranta, Finland)
Finnish musician, who has worked as a singer, songwriter, bass player, keyboard player, drummer, guitarist and producer. Died in January but did not receive a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Pave Maijanen]


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


Maitland-Niles, Ainsley
Born 29 August 1997  (Goodmayes, England)
Footballer who plays for Arsenal. Poor sod.
[Picture of Ainsley Maitland-Niles]


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


Majors, Lee
Born 23 April 1939  (Wyandotte, Michigan, USA)
Actor, born Harvey Lee Yeary, most famous as Colonel Steve Austin, 'The Six Million Dollar Man'.
[Picture of Lee Majors]


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


Malcolm, Derek
Born 12 May 1932  (London, England)
Former film critic for The Guardian.
[Picture of Derek Malcolm]


Malenko, Dean
Born 4 August 1960  (Irvington, New Jersey, USA)
Wrestler who wrestled for all 3 of the 90s big three – WWF, WCW, ECW.
[Picture of Dean Malenko]


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


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


Mancini, Trey
Born 18 March 1992  (Winter Haven, Florida, USA)
Baseball player with the Baltimore Orioles
[Picture of Trey Mancini]


Mandel, Howie
Born 29 November 1955  (Willowdale, Toronto, Canada)
Canadian all-around TV personality. Host of Deal or No Deal and Judge on America's Got Talent.
[Picture of Howie Mandel]


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


Mangeshkar, Usha
Born 15 December 1935  (Bombay, India)
Indian singer who is the younger sister of Lata Mangeshkar.
[Picture of Usha Mangeshkar]


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


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


Manley, Dorothy Dorothy Manley is no longer with us
Born 29 April 1927  (Manor Park, London, England)

Died 31 October 2021  (Ilford, England, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Won silver in the 1948 Olympic Games 100 metres for Great Britain.
[Picture of Dorothy Manley]


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


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


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


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


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


Manolic, Josip
Born 22 March 1920  (Kalinovac, Croatia)
Yugoslav and Croatian communist revolutionary.
[Picture of Josip Manolic]


Mansfield, Billy
Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA  (exact date unknown)
American serial killer and child abuser.
[Picture of Billy Mansfield]


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


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


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


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


Manyika, Zeke
Born 23 February 1955  (Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland)
Drummer for the Scottish band Orange Juice.
[Picture of Zeke Manyika]


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


Maphis, Rose Lee Rose Lee Maphis is no longer with us
Born 29 December 1922  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

Died 26 October 2021  (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Country singer of the 1950s who now works as a greeter at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
[Picture of Rose Lee Maphis]


Maranne, André André Maranne is no longer with us
Born in Toulouse, France  (exact date unknown)

Died 12 April 2021  (Bristol, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Actor who always played the French chap on British TV and film. Born 1926.
[Picture of André Maranne]


Marceau, Sophie
Born 17 November 1966  (Paris, France)
Actress who played villain Elektra King in The World is Not Enough.
[Picture of Sophie Marceau]


Marchand, Robert Robert Marchand is no longer with us
Born 26 November 1911  (Amiens, France)

Died 22 May 2021  (Mitry-Mory, France)

Age at death: 109  (read death notice)
Former French competetive cyclist who still rides a bike at the age of 107.
[Picture of Robert Marchand]


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


Margolyes, Miriam
Born 18 May 1941  (Oxford, United Kingdom)
British-Australian character actress, very visible on stage and in her recent work in films.
[Picture of Miriam Margolyes]


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


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


Markowitz, Harry
Born 24 August 1927  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Economist of the "Chicago School" who won the Nobel Prize in 1990.
[Picture of Harry Markowitz]


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


Marr, Leslie Leslie Marr is no longer with us
Born 14 August 1922  (Durham, England)

Died 4 May 2021  (Gimingham, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Formula 1 racing driver from the 1950s.
[Picture of Leslie Marr]


Marsden, Gerry Gerry Marsden is no longer with us
Born 24 September 1942  (Liverpool, England)

Died 3 January 2021  (Birkenhead, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
Singer, the Gerry in 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'.
[Picture of Gerry Marsden]


Marsh, Ian Craig
Born 11 November 1956  (Sheffield, England)
Musician, one of the co-founders of Human League.
[Picture of Ian Craig  Marsh]


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


Marsh, Rodney
Born 11 October 1944  (Hatfield, England)
Former England international turned controversial football pundit. Sacked from Sky in 2004 over a tsunami gag.
[Picture of Rodney Marsh]


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


Marshall, Barry
Born 30 September 1951  (UK)
International horse rider, apparently. Died in January mostly unnoticed.
[Picture of Barry Marshall]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Martindale, Wink
Born 4 December 1933  (Jackson, Tennessee, USA)
US disc jockey and gameshow host.
[Picture of Wink Martindale]


Martinez, Missy
Born 15 July 1986  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Porn star who brings up some curious Google search results.
[Picture of Missy Martinez]


Martino, Pat Pat Martino is no longer with us
Born 25 August 1944  (Philadelphia, Pennyslvania, USA)

Died 1 November 2021  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)

Age at death: 77  (read death notice)
Jazz guitarist and composer.
[Picture of Pat Martino]


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


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


Mason, Jackie Jackie Mason is no longer with us
Born 9 June 1936  (Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA)

Died 24 July 2021  (Manhatten, New York, USA)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
American stand-up comedian, often in the UK, who specialises in satire & Jewish humour.
[Picture of Jackie Mason]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Mazzini, Mina
Born 25 March 1940  (Cremona, Lombardy, Italy)
Singer massively popular in her homeland of Italy.
[Picture of Mina Mazzini]


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


McBride, Willie John
Born 6 June 1940  (Toombridge, County Antrim, Northern Ireland)
Legendary Irish rugby union player, one of the all-time British greats.
[Picture of Willie John McBride]


McCall, Spencer
Born 23 June 1995  (United Kingdom)
English lower league football player. Died in July without a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Spencer McCall]


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


McCarrick, Archbishop Theodore
Born 7 July 1930  (New York City, New York, USA)
American former cardinal who was laicized after a sexual abuse scandal
[Picture of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick]


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


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


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


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


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


McClellan, Gerald
Born 23 October 1967  (Freeport, Illinois, USA)
Boxer. WBC and WBO middleweight champion until his retirement.
[Picture of Gerald McClellan]


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


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


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


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


McDermott, Barrie
Born 22 July 1972  (Oldham, England)
Rugby league player who played for Wigan Warriors and the Leeds Rhinos.
[Picture of Barrie McDermott]


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


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


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


mcdonald, andrew andrew mcdonald is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 1 November 2021  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 59  (read death notice)
UK Civil servant and former head of SCOPE, born 1962
[Picture of andrew mcdonald]


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


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


McElhenny, Hugh
Born 31 December 1928  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
NFL Pro Bowler in the 1950s.
[Picture of Hugh McElhenny]


McEnany, Kayleigh
Born 18 April 1988  (Tampa, Florida USA)
Donald Trump's final press Barbie, looking a lot like Ivanka.
[Picture of Kayleigh McEnany]


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


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


McGarry, Pete Pete McGarry is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 26 June 2021  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
One of the faces of Channel 4's "Gogglebox".
[Picture of Pete McGarry]


McGavin, George
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
BBC broadcaster and explorer.
[Picture of George McGavin]


McGee, Charles
Born 7 December 1919  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Tuskegee Airman
[Picture of Charles McGee]


McGovern, Steph
Born 31 May 1982  (Middlesbrough, England)
British journalist, ruining lunchtimes on Channel 4
[Picture of Steph McGovern]


Mcgrath, Bob
Born 13 June 1932  (Ottawa, Illinois, USA)
US actor and all-around artist, mostly known for his role on Sesame Street
[Picture of Bob Mcgrath]


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


Born 3 April 1944  (Falkirk, Scotland)
Scottish former competitive swimmer
[Picture of BOB McGREGOR]


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


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


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


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


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


McKellow, Don
Born 7 May 1925  (London, England)
British cyclist who competed in the 1,000 metres time trial event at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
[Picture of Don McKellow]


McKenna, Virginia
Born 7 June 1931  (London, England)
BAFTA award winning British actress, best known for her role in 'A Town Like Alice'.
[Picture of Virginia McKenna]


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


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


McKenzie, Winston
Born 23 October 1953  (London, England)
Former UKIP candidate who has been a perennial candidate for the party who finish 4th or 5th in most English elections this century.
[Picture of Winston McKenzie]


mckevitt, michael michael mckevitt is no longer with us
Born 4 September 1949  (Louth, Ireland)

Died 2 January 2021  ()

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
founder of the "Real IRA", now jumping between hospital and prison
[Picture of michael mckevitt]


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


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


McLaws, Ally Ally McLaws is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 15 October 2021  (Scotland, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 63  (read death notice)
Scottish Herald writer, former Evening Times editor. Born October 1957.
[Picture of Ally McLaws]


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


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


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


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


McMurtry, Larry Larry McMurtry is no longer with us
Born 3 June 1936  (Archer City, Texas, USA)

Died 25 March 2021  (Archer City, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
American Westerns author, eg Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment.
[Picture of Larry McMurtry]


Mcnamara, Robin Robin Mcnamara is no longer with us
Born 5 May 1947  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 21 October 2021  ()

Age at death: 74  (read death notice)
One hit wonder singer of the 1970s.
[Picture of Robin Mcnamara]


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


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


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


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


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


Medwin, Terry
Born 25 September 1932  (Swansea, Wales)
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Wales winger.
[Picture of Terry Medwin]


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


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


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


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


Melvin, Murray
Born 10 August 1932  (Hampstead, London, United Kingdom)
English stage and film actor
[Picture of Murray Melvin]


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


Mendelsohn, Nicola
Born 29 August 1971  (Manchester, UK)
Vice-president for EMEA operations of Facebook.
[Picture of Nicola Mendelsohn]


Mendes, Sergio
Born 11 February 1941  (Rio, Brazil)
Bossa nova musician, creator of the "played every time Brazil features in a film or on TV" classic "Mas Que Nada". Ohhh-ahhh-eee-ya-yo.
[Picture of Sergio Mendes]


Menem, Carlos Carlos Menem is no longer with us
Born 2 July 1930  (Anillaco, La Rioja, Argentina)

Died 14 February 2021  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
President of Argentina from 1989-1999. Was subsequently indicted for all sort of corruption charges but still serves on the Argentine senate.
[Picture of Carlos Menem]


Menounos, Litsa Litsa Menounos is no longer with us
Born 4 September 1954  (Greece)

Died 2 May 2021  (Connecticut, USA)

Age at death: 65  (read death notice)
Mother of US entertainment TV host Maria Menounos.
[Picture of Litsa Menounos]


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


Mensah-Bonsu, Pops
Born 7 September 1983  (Tottenham, London, United Kingdom)
British basketball executive and former player
[Picture of Pops Mensah-Bonsu]


Meraz, Alex
Born 10 January 1985  (Mesa, Arizona, USA)
Martial artist who was also in the bloody Twilight films.
[Picture of Alex Meraz]


Mercer, (jockey) Joe (jockey) Joe Mercer is no longer with us
Born 25 October 1934  (Bradford, England)

Died 17 May 2021  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Smokin’ Joe, champion jockey from 1947 to 1985, four time winner of the St Leger.
[Picture of (jockey) Joe Mercer]


Mercer, Bill
Born 13 February 1926  (Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA)
Sportscaster who did TV commentary for WCCW (the Von Erichs tragedy wrestling company) in the 1980s.
[Picture of Bill Mercer]


Merckx, Eddy
Born 17 June 1945  (Tielt-Winge, Flemish Brabant, Belgium)
Legendary cyclist, five times winner of the Tour de France.
[Picture of Eddy Merckx]


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


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


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


Messina, Jo Dee
Born 25 August 1970  (Framingham, Massachusetts, USA)
Country singer-songwriter who dominated the genre's charts in the early 2000s.
[Picture of Jo Dee Messina]


Messner, Reinhold
Born 17 September 1944  (Brixen, Italy)
Italian mountaineer, the first to climb Everest without additional oxygen.
[Picture of Reinhold Messner]


Metuktire, Raoni
Born in Kapot, Brazil  (exact date unknown)
Chief of the Kayapo people and rainforest preservation campaigner.
[Picture of Raoni Metuktire]


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


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


Mickenbecker, Philipp
Date and place of birth unknown
German YouTube “star” born in 1997. Died in June but did not receive a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Philipp Mickenbecker]


Midler, Bette
Born 1 December 1945  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Singer, actress and comedian.
[Picture of Bette Midler]


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


Mikasa, Princess
Born 4 June 1923  (Tokyo, Japan)
One of the members of the Japanese Royal Family.
[Picture of Princess Mikasa]


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


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


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


Milius, John
Born 11 April 1944  (St Louis, Missouri, USA)
Screenwriter of Apocalpyse Now, and Dirty Harry.
[Picture of John Milius]


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


Miller, Dennis
Born 3 November 1953  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Standup comedian and former SNL cast member, now a show host on Russia Today
[Picture of Dennis Miller]


Miller, Frankie
Born 2 November 1949  (Glasgow, Scotland)
70s singer best known for his duet with Phil Lynott, Still in Love with You.
[Picture of Frankie Miller]


Miller, Joyce
Born in USA  (exact date unknown)
Wife of congressman Jerry Nadler. The Susan Bayh of 2021? Or is that still Susan Bayh?
[Picture of Joyce Miller]


Miller, Sienna
Born 28 December 1981  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former model turned actress, seen in Layer Cake and The Girl.
[Picture of Sienna Miller]


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


mills, frank frank mills is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 11 February 2021  (Essex, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
British actor, best recognised for his role in 'Coronation Street' when his character married Betty Turpin.
[Picture of frank mills]


Mills, Hayley
Born 18 April 1946  (London, England)
Actress, in films from an early age, often starring alongside her father, Sir John.
[Picture of Hayley Mills]


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


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


Mimieux, Yvette
Born 8 January 1942  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Once-feted Hollywood leading lady, now best remembered as Weena in 1960's "The Time Machine".
[Picture of Yvette Mimieux]


Mingote, Sergi Sergi Mingote is no longer with us
Born in Barcelona, Spain  (exact date unknown)

Died 16 January 2021  (K2 mountain, in the border region between China and Pakistan)

Age at death: 49  (read death notice)
Spanish mountaineer.
[Picture of Sergi Mingote]


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


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


Mirisch, Walter
Born 8 November 1921  (New York City, New York, USA)
American film producer and founder of the Mirisch corporation
[Picture of Walter Mirisch]


Mitchell, George
Born 20 August 1933  (Waterville, Maine, USA)
Former US senator for Maine, who then became one of the pivotal names of the Northern Ireland peace process.
[Picture of George Mitchell]


Mitchell, James Fitz-Allen
Born 15 May 1931  (Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
Former Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
[Picture of James Fitz-Allen Mitchell]


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


Mitchell, Kenneth
Born 25 November 1974  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian Actor, Miracle.
[Picture of Kenneth Mitchell]


Mitta, Alexander
Born 28 March 1933  (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Soviet-Russian actor and filmmaker
[Picture of Alexander Mitta]


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


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


Miyazaki, Hayao
Born 5 January 1941  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese manga artist and animator whose anime film 'Spirited Away' won the Best Animated Feature Oscar in 2002.
[Picture of Hayao Miyazaki]


Miyori, Kim
Born 4 January 1951  (Santa Barbara, California, USA)
American actress
[Picture of Kim Miyori]


Mizuno, Hideko
Born 29 October 1939  (Shimooseki, Japan)
One of the first successful female Japanese shōjo manga artists
[Picture of Hideko Mizuno]


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


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


Molloy, Ryan
Born 21 November 1972  (North Shields, United Kingdom)
UK musical singer and current lead singer Frankie Goes to Hollywood - yes, they still exist in some form
[Picture of Ryan Molloy]


Momis, John
Born 3 March 1942  (Salamaua, Papua New Guniea)
Former president of the autonomous region of Bougainville, part of New Guinea
[Picture of John Momis]


Momsen, Taylor
Born 26 July 1993  (St Louis, Missouri, USA)
Pretty Reckless singer who was also a regular in Gossip Girl.
[Picture of Taylor Momsen]


Mondale, Walter Walter Mondale is no longer with us
Born 5 January 1928  (Ceylon, Minnesota, USA)

Died 19 April 2021  (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
US Vice-President under Jimmy Carter.
[Picture of Walter Mondale]


MONK, Meredith
Born 20 November 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Leftfield, multi-media musician and vocalist.
[Picture of Meredith MONK]


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


Montague, Lee
Born 16 October 1927  (London, England, United Kingdom)
British stage and film actor. Surprsingly unpicked here before 2021
[Picture of Lee Montague]


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


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


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


MOORE, (1976) Mandy
Born 28 March 1976  (St Louis, Missouri, USA)
US Choreographer.
[Picture of (1976) Mandy MOORE]


MOORE, (1984) Mandy
Born 10 April 1984  (Nashua, New Hampshire, USA)
Singer and actress, Tangled.
[Picture of (1984) Mandy MOORE]


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


Moore, Lenny
Born 25 November 1933  (Reading, Pennyslvnaia, USA)
NFL Rookie of the Year n 1956, 2 time NFL champion.
[Picture of Lenny Moore]


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


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


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


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


Morabito, Giuseppe
Born 15 August 1934  (Africo, Italy)
'Ndrangheta mob boss, nicknamed "Shoot Straight". Took on the Mafia on their own turf when he and his associates took control of Messina in the 1970s.
[Picture of Giuseppe Morabito]


Moreland, Mo
Date and place of birth unknown
Member of the Roly Polys, made famous by regularly appearing on Les Dawson's TV show. Born in 1947.
[Picture of Mo Moreland]


Morella, Connie
Born 12 February 1931  (Somerville, Massachussets, USA)
Maryland congresswoman from 1987 to 2003.
[Picture of Connie Morella]


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


Moreno, Lucia Ximena Cristi
Born 4 December 1920  (Rancagua, Chile)
Chilean painter that her plastic repertoire consists of interiors, corners of the garden,pieces of landscape,still lifes and human figures.
[Picture of Lucia Ximena Cristi Moreno]


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


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


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


Morgan, Piers
Born 30 March 1965  (Newick, East Sussex, England)
Smug git, former editor of the News of the World & the Daily Mirror. Now a pointless TV celebrity broadcaster.
[Picture of Piers Morgan]


Morgenstern, Joe
Born 3 October 1932  (USA)
 American journalist,film critic and ex-husband of Piper Laurie.
[Picture of Joe Morgenstern]


Mori, Hamako
Born 18 February 1930  (Asakusa, Japan)
Gamer Grandma is a Japanese video game YouTuber and esports player. She is known to have been playing video and esports games for nearly 4 decades
[Picture of Hamako Mori]


MORI, Yoshiro
Born 14 July 1937  (Nomi, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan)
Former Prime Minister of Japan.
[Picture of Yoshiro MORI]


Morley, Julia
Born 25 October 1939  (London, UK)
Former model, who has ran the Miss World Organization since the death of her husband Eric in 2000.
[Picture of Julia Morley]


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


Moro, Simone
Born 27 October 1967  (Bergamo, Italy)
High-risk Italian Alpinist
[Picture of Simone Moro]


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


Morris, Garrett
Born 1 February 1937  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Actor and comedian, one of the original cast of 'Saturday Night Live' in 1975.
[Picture of Garrett Morris]


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


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


Morse, David
Born 11 October 1953  (Beverly, Massachusetts, USA)
American actor best known for his role as Dr. Jack Morrison in 'St. Elsewhere'.
[Picture of David Morse]


Morse, Laila
Born 1 August 1945  (Dorking, England )
Actress who played Big Mo in Eastenders.
[Picture of Laila Morse]


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


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


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


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


Moss, Ernie Ernie Moss is no longer with us
Born 19 October 1949  (Chesterfield, UK)

Died 12 July 2021  (Chesterfield, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
Chesterfield club legend, scored a club-record 192 goals for them in 539 appearances. Now suffering from Pict's disease.
[Picture of Ernie Moss]


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


Mota, Rosa
Born 29 June 1958  (Porto, Portugal)
Portuguese former marathon runner, also called "the greatest female marathon runner ever"
[Picture of Rosa Mota]


Mothersbaugh, Mark
Born 18 May 1950  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Lead singer of the artrock band Devo.
[Picture of Mark Mothersbaugh]


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


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


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


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


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


Mulaney, John
Born 26 August 1982  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American Saturday Night Live comic.
[Picture of John Mulaney]


Muldaur, Diana
Born 19 August 1938  (New York City, New York, USA)
US actress, most prominently on L.A. Law and on Star Trek: The Next Generation as the interim medical officer Doctor Pulaski
[Picture of Diana Muldaur]


Mulgrew, James
Born 17 October 1945  (Cookstown, N Ireland)
AKA Jimmy Cricket, an Irish comedian.
[Picture of James Mulgrew]


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


MULLER, Gerd Gerd MULLER is no longer with us
Born 3 November 1945  (Nordlingen, Germany)

Died 15 August 2021  (Munich, Germany)

Age at death: 75  (read death notice)
Legendary goal-poacher for Bayern Munich and West Germany, nicknamed "Der Bomber".
[Picture of Gerd MULLER]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Murkowski, Frank
Born 28 March 1933  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
US Senator for Alaska from 1981 to 2002.
[Picture of Frank Murkowski]


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


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


Murphy, Peter
Born 11 July 1957  (Northampton, England)
English singer-songwriter, former vocalist for the band Bauhaus, known as the Godfather of Goth.
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Murray, Al
Born 10 May 1968  (Stewkley, United Kingdom)
British comedian, The Pub's Landlord and candidate for Parliament
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Murray, Andy
Born 15 May 1987  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Tennis player, currently Britain's highest ranked professional.
[Picture of Andy Murray]


Murray, Anne
Born 20 June 1945  (Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada)
Singer who paved the way for the later success of other Canadian female singers such as Céline Dion and Shania Twain.
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Murray, Bill
Born 21 September 1950  (Wilmette, Illinois, USA)
Comic actor of 'Ghostbusters', 'Groundhog Day" and 'Lost In Translation' fame.
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Murray, Billy
Born 6 October 1946  (Forest Gate, England)
Actor who played the villanous Johnny Allen on Eastenders.
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Murray, Cheryl
Born 13 July 1952  (Liverpool, UK)
Played Suzie Birchall on "Coronation Street" between 1977 and 1979, her career was derailed by MS.
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Murray, Jenni
Born 12 May 1950  (Barnsley, Yorkshire)
TV & radio broadcaster & journalist, presenter of 'Woman's Hour' on BBC Radio 4. Announced in 2006 that she had breast cancer.
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Murray, Pete
Born 19 September 1928  (London, England)
Veteran radio DJ - one of Radio 1's original presenters when it started up in 1967. Had previously worked for Radio Luxembourg, as indeed they all seemed to do in those days.
[Picture of Pete Murray]


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


Musgrave, Story
Born 19 August 1935  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Nasa astronaut, one of the few people to have been into space in six different occasions.
[Picture of Story Musgrave]


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


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


Mwinyi, Ali Hassan
Born 8 May 1925  (Kivure, Tanzania)
Former President of Tanzania, from 1985-95.
[Picture of Ali Hassan Mwinyi]


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

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