Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2021: O


O, Henry
Born 27 July 1927  (Shanghai, China)
Elder Chinese Actor who is always there when you need someone to portray a Buddhist or Yakuza
[Picture of Henry O]


O, Karen
Born 22 November 1978  (Busan, South Korea)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer.
[Picture of Karen O]


O’Brien, Gray
Born 11 August 1968  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish actor who appeared in Coronation Street and Casualty.
[Picture of Gray O’Brien]


Oakes, Trevor
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Showaddywaddy co-founder.
[Picture of Trevor Oakes]


Obama, Michelle
Born 17 January 1964  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
The current First Lady of the USA.
[Picture of Michelle Obama]


Obama, Sarah Onyango Sarah Onyango Obama is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 29 March 2021  (Kisumu, Kenya)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
President Barack Obama's 'grandmother' although that's not strictly true as she his paternal grandfather's third wife. Born 1922
[Picture of Sarah Onyango Obama]


Obermeyer, Klaus
Born 2 December 1919  (Oberstaufen, Germany)
Founder of Sport Obermeyer, Ltd.
[Picture of Klaus Obermeyer]


Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Teodoro
Born 5 June 1942  (Acoacan, Equatorial Guinea)
President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979.
[Picture of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo]


O'Brien, Carl "Cubby"
Born 14 July 1946  (Burbank, California, USA)
Played a Mousketeer on the 1950s US TV show 'The Mickey Mouse Club'.
[Picture of Carl


O'Brien, Edna
Born 15 December 1930  (Tuamgraney, County Clare, Rep of Ireland)
Irish novellist.
[Picture of Edna O'Brien]


O'Brien, Richard
Born 25 March 1942  (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England)
The man behind 1975's 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show', who hasn't really done anything since, except present television series 'The Crystal Maze'. His real name is the rather plainer Richard Smith. Said to have based the Dr. Frank-N-Furter character on <
[Picture of Richard O'Brien]


O'Callaghan, Gareth
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Irish radio DJ, diagnosed with multiple system atrophy in 2018.
[Picture of Gareth O'Callaghan]


O'Connor, Sinéad
Born 8 December 1966  (Dublin, Ireland)
Singer, whose hits include 'Nothing Compares 2 U' and 'Troy' have been overshadowed by her controversial remarks & behaviour over the years.
[Picture of Sinéad O'Connor]


O'Connor, Tom Tom O'Connor is no longer with us
Born 31 October 1939  (Bootle, Merseyside, England)

Died 18 July 2021  (Wexham, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 81  (read death notice)
Game show host and comedian - notably 'Crosswits'. Also a frequent guest on 'Countdown'.
[Picture of Tom O'Connor]


Oddie, Bill
Born 7 July 1941  (Rochdale, Lancashire, England)
Rochdale's most famous son apart from Cyril Smith, Oddie is one of the most respected names in the world of ornithology, but is perhaps most famous as one third of the popular 1970s comedy team The Goodie
[Picture of Bill Oddie]


O'Donnell, Chris
Born 26 June 1970  (Winnetka, Illinois, USA)
Quintessentially 90s actor, star of Scent of a Woman and Batman Forever. Interesting fact: Chris O'Donnell, no mental handicap
[Picture of Chris O'Donnell]


O'Dowd, Dinah
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Boy George’s mum, who wrote a best selling novel and thus surprisingly is eligible.
[Picture of Dinah O'Dowd]


Oestreicher, Paul
Born 29 September 1931  (Meiningen, Germany)
Human rights activist priest once seen on Channel 4 if you were insomniac.
[Picture of Paul Oestreicher]


O'Farrell, Frank
Born 9 October 1927  (Cork, Republic of Ireland)
Footballer with West Ham, Preston & Ireland, who later became a manager, most notably of Manchester United.
[Picture of Frank O'Farrell]


Ogier, Bulle
Born 9 August 1939  (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)
a French actress who worked with Rivette, Bunuel and Fassbinder.
[Picture of Bulle Ogier]


Ogilvy, David
Born 17 May 1926  (London, England)
The current 13th Earl Of Airlie. Former businessman, and general toff.
[Picture of David Ogilvy]


O'Grady, Paul
Born 14 June 1955  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)
Comedian and actor better known as his cross-dressing alter ego Lily Savage. He suffered a heart attack in 2002 but went on to recover and appear as the Child Catcher in the stage musical of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
[Picture of Paul O'Grady]


O'Hara, Mary
Born 12 May 1935  (County Sligo, Ireland)
Irish soprano and harpist who took a 12-year career break to become a nun in the 1960s.
[Picture of Mary O'Hara]


Okada, Mariko
Born 11 January 1933  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese actress.
[Picture of Mariko Okada]


Oldenburg, Claes
Born 28 January 1929  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Swedish sculptor whose works tended to be large versions of everyday objects.
[Picture of Claes Oldenburg]


Oldham, Andrew Loog
Born 29 January 1944  (London, England)
Manager and producer of the Rolling Stones from 1963 to 1967,
[Picture of Andrew Loog Oldham]


Oldham, Wilf Wilf Oldham is no longer with us
Born 28 August 1920  (Radcliffe, England)

Died 27 November 2021  (Radcliffe, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 101  (read death notice)
Veteran of the Battle of Arnhem, got MBE for diplomacy career.
[Picture of Wilf Oldham]


Oldman, Gary
Born 21 March 1958  (London, England)
Acclaimed British film actor, best known for his recurring role as James Gordon in the recent Batman trilogy.
[Picture of Gary Oldman]


Oliver, Ian
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Former Chief Constable of Grampian Police, who stood down in 1998 following tabloid revelations about his private life.
[Picture of Ian Oliver]


Oliver, Tom
Born 12 June 1938  (Fareham, Hampshire, England)
British born actor, but best known in Aussie soap "Neighbours" as Lou Carpenter.
[Picture of Tom Oliver]


Ollerenshaw, Maggie
Born 8 October 1949  (Ashton-On-Ribble, United Kingdom)
British Soap actress Open All Hours
[Picture of Maggie Ollerenshaw]


Olmert, Ehud
Born 30 September 1945  (Binyamina, Israel)
Former PM of Israel & mayor of Jerusalem.
[Picture of Ehud Olmert]


Olsen, Christopher
Born 19 September 1946  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
The kid in The Man Who Knew Too Much (Jimmy Stewart version) is now 73. Bet you feel old.
[Picture of Christopher Olsen]


Olsen, Niels
Born 13 April 1954  (Denmark)
One half of Danish duo Olsen Brothers, 2000 winners of the Eurovision Song Contest.
[Picture of Niels Olsen]


Olson, Nancy
Born 14 July 1928  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
Actress, in many films in the 1940s & 1950s but has had a very low profile in recent years.
[Picture of Nancy Olson]


O'Neal, Ryan
Born 20 April 1941  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actor who first made his name on TV, in US soap opera 'Peyton Place', before going on to appear in numerous Hollywood films such as 'Love Story' and 'Barry Lyndon'. Father of Tatum, Griffin and (by Farrah F
[Picture of Ryan O'Neal]


O'NEAL, Tatum
Born 5 November 1963  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress who is the youngest to win a competitive Oscar, for 'Paper Moon' in 1973.
[Picture of Tatum O'NEAL]


ONO, Jiro
Born 27 October 1925  (Tenryu, Shizuoka, Japan)
Japanese sushi chef.
[Picture of Jiro ONO]


Ono, Yoko
Born 18 February 1933  (Tokyo, Japan)
Widow of John Lennon and complete wibble hatstand nutter. Was married 3 times before she met Lennon, including twice in the space of 7 months to the same man, with an annulment in between.
[Picture of Yoko Ono]


Onyszkiewicz, Janusz Adam
Born 18 December 1937  (Lviv, Ukraine)
Polish mathematician, alpinist, politician, and all around renaissance man
[Picture of Janusz Adam Onyszkiewicz]


Oosterhuis, Peter
Born 3 May 1948  (London, England)
English golfer who came down with early on set dementia in 2015.
[Picture of Peter Oosterhuis]


O'Quinn, Terry
Born 15 July 1952  (Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA)
Slaphead actor who played Locke in "Lost".
[Picture of Terry O'Quinn]


Orban, Viktor
Born 31 May 1963  (Szekesfehervar, Hungary)
Right-wing Prime Minister of Hungary since 2010 and wannabe dictator handed widespread powers in 2020. Can’t see that going wrong.
[Picture of Viktor Orban]


Orlando, Tony
Born 3 April 1944  (New York City, New York, USA)
Singer turned music producer who worked with some of the biggest acts of the 1970s incuding Barry Manilow and The Grateful Dead.
[Picture of Tony Orlando]


Ormsby, Brendan
Born 1 October 1960  (Birmingham, UK)
Former Aston Villa and Leeds United defender.
[Picture of Brendan Ormsby]


Orr, Bobby
Born 20 March 1948  (Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada)
Ice hockey player considered one of their all time greats.
[Picture of Bobby Orr]


Orton, Jr., Bob
Born 10 November 1950  (Kansas City, Kansas, USA)
Wrestler from a family of professional wrestlers including his father and son.
[Picture of Bob Orton, Jr.]


Osbourne, Jack
Born 8 November 1985  (London, England)
Like sister Kelly, came to fame through 'The Osbournes'. Has since lost a lot of weight and, again like his sister, has gone into TV presenting.
[Picture of Jack Osbourne]


Osbourne, Ozzy
Born 3 December 1948  (Aston, Birmingham, England)
Mumbling reality TV star and former lead singer of Black Sabbath, who once caught rabies after an on-stage bat-biting incident. The heavy drinker and heavy metaller was nearly killed in a quad-biking crash in December 2003.
[Picture of Ozzy Osbourne]


Osbourne, Sharon
Born 10 October 1953  (London, England)
Wife and manager of Ozzy, she suddenly rose to prominence in 2002 as a result of MTV's 'The Osbournes', and was diagnosed with colon cancer around the same time.
[Picture of Sharon Osbourne]


Osmond, Alan
Born 22 June 1949  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
The oldest of the Osmond singing siblings.
[Picture of Alan Osmond]


Osmond, Little Jimmy
Born 16 April 1963  (Canoga Park, California, USA)
Youngest of the Osmond family of entertainers and singers. Had the UK Christmas number one in 1972 with 'Long Haired Lover from Liverpool'.
[Picture of Little Jimmy Osmond]


Osmond, Marie
Born 13 October 1959  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
Country & pop singer, part of the Osmond singing dynasty.
[Picture of Marie Osmond]


Osmond, Tom
Born 26 October 1947  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
Non-performing member of the Osmond family who, like his brothr Virl, was born deaf.
[Picture of Tom Osmond]


Osoba, Tony
Born 15 March 1947  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish actor, best known as the tough inmate "Jock" McLaren in the classic 1970s sitcom 'Porridge'.
[Picture of Tony Osoba]


Oste, Nemesi Marques
Born 17 May 1935  (Cabó, Spain)
Nemesi, you naughty boy! What did you do today?
[Picture of Nemesi Marques Oste]


O'Sullivan, Richard
Born 7 May 1944  (Chiswick, London, England)
1970s sitcom actor (Father Dear Father, Man About the House, Robin's Nest). Only in his early 60s, but now in fragile health and a permanent resident of an old folks' home, due to three decades of heavy boozing and drug-taking.
[Picture of Richard O'Sullivan]


Born 17 July 1941  (Severodvinsk, Russia)
Widow of alleged John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Picture of Marina OSWALD PORTER]


Ottman, Fred
Born 10 August 1956  (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)
Wrestler behind myriad gimmicks, including Tugboat, Typhoon and, of course, the man who shocked the world - THE SHOCKMASTER.
[Picture of Fred Ottman]


Owen, Geoffrey
Born 16 April 1934  (United Kingdom)
Former editor of The Financial Times
[Picture of Geoffrey Owen]


Owen, Meg Wynn
Born 8 November 1939  (Wales)
Hazel Bellamy in Upstairs, Downstairs.
[Picture of Meg Wynn Owen]


Owen, Tom
Born 8 July 1949  (Brighton, Sussex, England)
Actor son of the late 'Last of the Summer Wine' actor Bill Owen. Played his fictional son in the long-running sitcom.
[Picture of Tom Owen]


Oxenbury, Helen
Born 2 June 1938  (Ipswich, United Kingdom)
English illustrator and writer of children's picture books
[Picture of Helen Oxenbury]


Oz, Frank
Born 25 May 1944  (Hereford, Herefordshire, England)
English-born American puppeteer, actor and film director. Unmistakable voice of Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy from 'The Muppet Show' and of Yoda in 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Frank Oz]

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