Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2021: P

 

Pablo, Luis de
Born 28 January 1930  (Bilbao, Spain )
Spanish composer
[Picture of Luis de Pablo]

 

Pacino, Al
Born 25 April 1940  (New York City, New York, USA)
Legendary Hollywood actor who first came to prominence in 'The Godfather' in 1972.
[Picture of Al Pacino]

 

PACKER, ANN
Born 8 March 1942  (Moulsford, England)
English former sprinter, hurdler and long jumper who won two medals at the 1964 Summer Olympics
[Picture of ANN PACKER]

 

Packwood, Bob
Born 11 September 1932  (Portland, Orgeon, USA)
Disgraced former US senator for Oregon.
[Picture of Bob Packwood]

 

PAGE, Elliot
Born 21 February 1987  (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
Canadian actress. Best known for playing the title character in Jason Reitman's comedy 'Juno' and Kitty Pryde in the X-Men films.
[Picture of Elliot PAGE]

 

Page, Greg
Born 16 January 1972  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian musician and children's TV entertainer. Stopped working due to ill health in November 2006.
[Picture of Greg Page]

 

Page, Tim
Born 25 May 1944  (Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England)
British photojournalist whose exploits in the Vietnam War and wired personality was in part the inspiration for Dennis Hopper's character in 'Apocalypse Now'.
[Picture of Tim Page]

 

paget, debra
Born 19 August 1933  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Hollywood actress who later became a born-again christian.
[Picture of debra paget]

 

Pahor, Boris
Born 28 August 1913  (Trieste, Slovenia)
One of Slovenia's most important authors.
[Picture of Boris Pahor]

 

Paige, Janis
Born 16 September 1922  (Tacoma, Washington, USA)
Film and television actress.
[Picture of Janis Paige]

 

Paine, Terry
Born 23 March 1939  (Winchester, England)
Former Southampton FC stalwart and member of England's victorious 1966 World Cup squad.
[Picture of Terry Paine]

 

Palau, Luis Luis Palau is no longer with us
Born 27 November 1934  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Died 11 March 2021  (Portland, Oregon, USA)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Christian evangelist, often considered to be the anointed successor of Rev Billy Graham.
[Picture of Luis Palau]

 

Palin, Michael
Born 5 May 1943  (Sheffield, Yorkshire, England)
Member of Monty Python, now equally well known for his travel documentaries.
[Picture of Michael Palin]

 

Pallete, Pilar
Born 3 September 1928  (Paita, Peru)
Peruvian actress, third and final wife of constipated racist John Wayne.
[Picture of Pilar Pallete]

 

PALMER, Carl
Born 20 March 1950  (Birmingham, England)
Drummer and sole survivor of the supergroup Emerson, Lake and (you guessed it) Palmer.
[Picture of Carl PALMER]

 

Palmer, Clive
Born 26 March 1954  (Footscray, Victoria, Australia)
Australian businessman with his own fringe political party. He once had plans to build a new Titanic.
[Picture of Clive Palmer]

 

Paluzzi, Luciana
Born 10 June 1937  (Rome, Italy)
Italian Actress, most notably as Fiona Volpe in the Bond movie Thunderball
[Picture of Luciana Paluzzi]

 

PAN, Rebecca
Born 29 December 1931  (Shanghai, China)
Chinese-Hong Kong actress and singer.
[Picture of Rebecca PAN]

 

Panettiere, Hayden
Born 21 August 1989  (Palisades, New York, USA)
American TV actress, model, and singer
[Picture of Hayden Panettiere]

 

Panozzo, Chuck
Born 20 September 1948  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Bassist, member of the band The Styx. Currently living with the AIDS virus.
[Picture of Chuck Panozzo]

 

Papas, Irene
Born 3 September 1926  (Chiliomodi, Corinthia, Greece)
Greek film actress.
[Picture of Irene Papas]

 

Parazaider, Walter
Born 14 March 1945  (Maywood, Ilinois, USA)
US musician, founding member of the band, Chicago.
[Picture of Walter Parazaider]

 

Pargeter, Lucy
Born 1 March 1977  (Nottingham, UK)
Soap actress, who appeared in both the 2000s Crossroads reboot and, more recently, Emmerdale.
[Picture of Lucy Pargeter]

 

Parker, Eugene
Born 10 June 1927  (Houghton, Michigan, USA)
American solar astrophysicist, the first ever living person to have an operational spacecraft named after them.
[Picture of Eugene Parker]

 

Parker, Kay
Born 28 August 1944  (Birmingham, UK)
Actress from the so-called "Golden Age of Porn", one of the few English jazz stars to cross over the Atlantic.
[Picture of Kay Parker]

 

Parker, Kerri
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Former glamour model and Miss UK contestant, born c.1984.
[Picture of Kerri Parker]

 

Parker, Posie
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Militant feminist.
[Picture of Posie Parker]

 

Parker, Tom
Born 4 August 1988  (Bolton, United Kingdom)
British member of the millenial boyband "The Wanted"
[Picture of Tom Parker]

 

Parker Bowles, Andrew
Born 27 December 1939  (Surrey, UK)
The man who was cuckolded by Prince Charles - Camilla's first husband. He later married a direct descendant of the man who invented Pitman shorthand.
[Picture of Andrew Parker Bowles]

 

Parker Bowles, Camilla
Born 17 July 1947  (Plumpton, Sussex, England)
Prince Charles's wrinkly bit on the side.
[Picture of Camilla Parker Bowles]

 

PARKER-BOWLES, Tom
Born 18 December 1974  (London, England)
Food critic and son of the people's replacement princess, Camilla.
[Picture of Tom PARKER-BOWLES]

 

Parkinson, Gary
Born 10 January 1968  (Thornaby, Yorkshire, England)
Ex-footballer. Former Middlesbrough FC and Burnley FC right back. Now youth team coach at Blackpool FC.
[Picture of Gary Parkinson]

 

Parkinson, Michael
Born 28 March 1935  (Cudworth, South Yorkshire, England)
Jovial Northern TV chat show host.
[Picture of Michael Parkinson]

 

Parkinson, Robin
Born 25 October 1929  (Coventry, England)
Actor who some might recognise for his appearances in oodles of sitcoms and that slightly stuttering delivery he used to do.
[Picture of Robin Parkinson]

 

Parks Jr., Jim
Born 21 October 1931  (Haywards Heath, England)
Former Sussex & England Cricketer.
[Picture of Jim Parks Jr.]

 

Parsons, Estelle
Born 20 November 1927  (Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA)
American actress who was nominated for an Oscar in 1967 for playing Blanche in 'Bonnie & Clyde'. Also known for playing Roseanne's bisexual mother in the sitcom 'Roseanne'.
[Picture of Estelle Parsons]

 

Parton, Dolly
Born 19 January 1946  (Sevierville, Tennessee, USA)
Country music singer whose name was used for the first cloned sheep because its genetic material was taken from a mammary gland.
[Picture of Dolly Parton]

 

Pascual, Camilo
Born 20 January 1934  (Havana, Cuba)
Baseball player for played for the Washington Senators and other teams.
[Picture of Camilo Pascual]

 

Patera, Ken
Born 6 November 1942  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Former wrestler who straddled both the Sammartino and Hogan eras of the WWF. A major draw in the late 1970s.
[Picture of Ken Patera]

 

Paternoster, Marissa
Born 1 August 1986  (Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA)
Screaming Females singer.
[Picture of Marissa Paternoster]

 

Paternostro, Roberto
Born 30 March 1957  (Vienna, Austria)
Austrian conductor
[Picture of Roberto Paternostro]

 

Paterson, Bill
Born 3 June 1945  (Glasgow, UK)
Scottish character actor.
[Picture of Bill Paterson]

 

Patrick, Butch
Born 2 August 1953  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former child actor, known for playing Eddie Munster in 1960s sitcom 'The Munsters'.
[Picture of Butch Patrick]

 

Pattinson, Robert
Born 13 May 1986  (London, England)
Actor, Cedric Diggory in the 'Harry Potter' films. Now wowing the ladies as Edward Cullen in the 'Twilight' series of vampire films.
[Picture of Robert Pattinson]

 

Pattison, Vicky
Born 16 November 1987  (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
Irritating geordie reality star and Z-list celebrity
[Picture of Vicky Pattison]

 

Paul, Aaron
Born 27 August 1979  (Emmett, Idaho, USA)
Perpetually typecast as a stoner since playing Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad
[Picture of Aaron Paul]

 

Paul, Dorothy
Born in Glasgow, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Scottish comedienne and entertainer, born 1937
[Picture of Dorothy Paul]

 

Paul, Jake
Born 17 January 1997  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA )
YouTube star who also appeared on the Disney Channel.
[Picture of Jake Paul]

 

Paul, Logan
Born 1 April 1995  (Westlake, Ohio, USA)
King of the zoomers, YouTuber and general stain in humanity.
[Picture of Logan Paul]

 

Paul, Rand
Born 7 January 1963  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Son of Ron Paul, ran for Presidency, did as well as his dad. Tea Party supporter.
[Picture of Rand Paul]

 

Paul, Ron
Born 20 August 1935  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
US Libertarian politician and candidate for the Republican nomination for President in 2012.
[Picture of Ron Paul]

 

Pauley, Jane
Born 31 October 1950  (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
US morning show host
[Picture of Jane Pauley]

 

PAVAN, Marisa
Born 19 June 1932  (Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy)
Italian born actress. Won a Golden Globe for her performance in 'The Rose Tattoo'.
[Picture of Marisa PAVAN]

 

Payne, Freda
Born 19 September 1942  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Singer best known for her 1970 hit single "Band of Gold".
[Picture of Freda Payne]

 

Payne, Keith
Born 30 August 1933  (Ingham, Queensland, Australia)
VC holder, who won it during the Vietnam war. Also fought in Korea and Dhofar.
[Picture of Keith Payne]

 

Payne, Sara
Born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England  (exact date unknown)
Mother of the murdered Sarah Payne and campaigner for the right for people to know where convicted paedophiles live. Born 1969.
[Picture of Sara Payne]

 

Paz Zamora, Jaime
Born 15 April 1939  (Cochabamba, Bolivia)
President of Bolivia from 1989-1993.
[Picture of Jaime Paz Zamora]

 

peacock, trevor trevor peacock is no longer with us
Born 19 May 1931  (London, England)

Died 8 March 2021  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Actor best known as the absent-minded Jim Trott in 'The Vicar of Dibley'. Sons Daniel and Harry are also actors.
[Picture of trevor peacock]

 

Pearce, Edgar
Born in Leyton, UK  (exact date unknown)
British criminal, the man behind the oh-so-90s "Mardi Gra" bombing campaign at various supermarkets.
[Picture of Edgar Pearce]

 

Peevey, Gayla
Born 8 March 1943  (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA)
Child Star who sang the novelty hit "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas"
[Picture of Gayla Peevey]

 

Pelé, (footballer)
Born 23 October 1940  (Tres Coracoes, Brazil)
Legendary Brazilian footballer - many say the greatest player ever.
[Picture of (footballer) Pelé]

 

Pellom, Samuel
Born 2 October 1951  (Wilmington, North Carolina, USA)
Basketballer who played for Atlanta Hawks.
[Picture of Samuel Pellom]

 

Pelosi, Nancy
Born 26 March 1940  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2007-2011.
[Picture of Nancy Pelosi]

 

Peltier, Leonard
Born 12 September 1944  (Belcourt, North Dakota, USA)
Native American activist and convicted murderer.
[Picture of Leonard Peltier]

 

Pember, Ron
Born 11 April 1934  (London, England)
Prolific character actor who retired after having a stroke in 1992.
[Picture of Ron Pember]

 

PENCE, Mike
Born 7 June 1959  (Columbus, Indiana, USA)
Vice President of the United States, under President Donald Trump.
[Picture of Mike PENCE]

 

Penn, June
Born in Brighton, East Sussex, England  (exact date unknown)
Astrologer in TV & radio. Born around 1928.
[Picture of June Penn]

 

PENNINGTON, Michael
Born 7 June 1943  (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England)
Respected stage actor, writer and director who co-founded the English Shakespeare Company. Rather better known to the hoi polloi as Moff Tiaan Jerjerrod in 'Return Of The Jedi'.
[Picture of Michael PENNINGTON]

 

PENNY, Louise
Born 1 July 1958  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian author of mystery fiction, most notably the novels featuring Chief Inpector Armand Gamache.
[Picture of Louise PENNY]

 

Penrose, George William
Born 2 June 1938  (Scotland)
Judge who headed The Penrose Report into the collapse of Equitable Life.
[Picture of George William Penrose]

 

Penrose, Roger
Born 8 August 1931  (Colchester, Essex, England)
Mathematician.
[Picture of Roger Penrose]

 

Pereira, Oswald Rodrigo
Born in Earth  (exact date unknown)
Mountaineer attempting to climb K2 this winter
[Picture of Oswald Rodrigo Pereira]

 

PEREL, Solomon
Born 21 April 1925  (Peine, Germany)
Jewish author and motivational speaker who, as a child, escaped the Holocaust by pretending to be an Aryan German. The 1990 movie 'Europa Europa' was based on this.
[Picture of Solomon PEREL]

 

Perelman, Grigori
Born 13 June 1966  (St Petersburg, Russia)
Russian mathematician.
[Picture of Grigori Perelman]

 

PEREZ ESQUIVEL, Adolfo
Born 26 November 1931  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Argentine arty type and human rights activist awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1980.
[Picture of Adolfo PEREZ ESQUIVEL]

 

Peron, Isabel
Born 4 February 1931  (La Rioja, Argentina)
Third wife of Juan, former President of Argentina & Isabel herself was President between 1974 & 1976.
[Picture of Isabel Peron]

 

Perrine, Valerie
Born 3 September 1943  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Actress, particularly successful in the 1970s.
[Picture of Valerie Perrine]

 

Perry, Anne
Born 28 October 1938  (London, UK)
Teenage murderer-turned-historical novelist, memorably played by Kate Winslet in the movie "Heavenly Creatures".
[Picture of Anne Perry]

 

Perry, Matthew
Born 19 August 1969  (Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor, best known as Chandler from 'Friends'.
[Picture of Matthew Perry]

 

Perry, Morris
Born 28 March 1925  (place of birth unknown)
Another entry in the DDP's effort to get every single person who has ever appeared in 'Doctor Who' catalogued.
[Picture of Morris Perry]

 

Perry, William "The Refrigerator"
Born 16 December 1962  (Aiken, South Carolina, USA)
Hulking defensive lineman for the Chicago Bears American football team that won the Super Bowl in 1986.
[Picture of William

 

Persoff, Nehemiah
Born 2 August 1919  (Jerusalem, Palestine Mandate (now Israel))
Palestine-born American character actor.
[Picture of Nehemiah Persoff]

 

Pesci, Joe
Born 9 February 1943  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Short Italian-American character actor who is always on hand when a film script calls for a short Italian-American character. Which, indeed, many have done, including 'Raging Bull', 'Goodfellas' and 'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York'.
[Picture of Joe Pesci]

 

PETCHEY, Jack
Born 19 July 1925  (London, England)
Businessman and philanthropist, married a woman 24 years his junior in February 2016.
[Picture of Jack PETCHEY]

 

Peters, Mike
Born 25 February 1959  (Prestatyn, Wales)
Lead singer of The Alarm.
[Picture of Mike Peters]

 

Petersen, Paul
Born 23 September 1945  (Glendale, California, USA)
American actor, singer, novelist, and activist against child labor
[Picture of Paul Petersen]

 

Peterson, Jordan
Born 12 June 1962  (Edmonton, Canada)
Canadian psychologist and prominent public intellectual for his anti-political correctness campaign
[Picture of Jordan Peterson]

 

Petrov, Lars-Goran
Born 17 February 1972  (Sweden)
a Swedish singer of Macedonian origin. He is best known for his work with Entombed and aims to avoid this fate in 2021.
[Picture of Lars-Goran Petrov]

 

Petty, Richard
Born 2 July 1937  (Level Cross, North Carolina, USA)
NASCAR driver, winner of the Daytona 500 a record 7 times amongst other achievements.
[Picture of Richard Petty]

 

Phelan, Vicky
Born in Limerick, Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Cancer awareness campaigner, born c.1975.
[Picture of Vicky Phelan]

 

Philip, Prince Prince Philip is no longer with us
Born 10 June 1921  (Villa Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece)

Died 9 April 2021  (Windsor Castle, Great Britain)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Gaffe-prone "Phil the Greek" also has Danish and German blood.
[Picture of Prince Philip]

 

Phillips, Leighton
Born 25 September 1949  (Neath, UK)
Earned 58 caps for Wales during the 1970s and also won the 1977 League Cup with Aston Villa.
[Picture of Leighton Phillips]

 

Phillips, Leslie
Born 20 April 1924  (Tottenham, London, England)
Comic actor who inherited the 'Doctor in...' role from Dirk Bogarde and appeared in a number of the 'Carry on...' films. Apparently he also plays the voice of "The Sorting Hat" in the 'Harry Potter' movies, whatever that means.
[Picture of Leslie Phillips]

 

PHILLIPS, Michelle
Born 4 June 1944  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Musician and actress, co-founder of the popular hippie combo, The Mamas and The Papas.
[Picture of Michelle PHILLIPS]

 

Phillips, Siân
Born 14 May 1933  (Betws, Carmathenshire, Wales)
Veteran British actress of stage, screen & TV.
[Picture of Siân Phillips]

 

philpott, mick
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Notorious multi-fathering benefit scrounger, jailed in 2013 for the manslaughter of half his brood when a plot to discredit his mistress ended in tragedy. Born 1956.
[Picture of mick philpott]

 

Pickering, Ronnie
Born in Bransholme, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
Do you know who I am?
[Picture of Ronnie Pickering]

 

Pickett, Cindy
Born 18 April 1947  (Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA)
American soap actress
[Picture of Cindy Pickett]

 

Pickles, Christina
Born 17 February 1935  (Halifax, UK)
Played Judy Geller, the mother of Monica and Ross, on Friends, among numerous other roles.
[Picture of Christina Pickles]

 

Pickles, Eric
Born 20 April 1952  (Keighley, Yorkshire, England)
Bumptious Conservative cabinet minister.
[Picture of Eric Pickles]

 

Pickles, Vivian
Born 21 October 1931  (London, UK)
English actress who memorably played Harold's mother in "Harold and Maude".
[Picture of Vivian Pickles]

 

PICKUP, Ronald Ronald PICKUP is no longer with us
Born 7 June 1940  (Chester, England)

Died 24 February 2021  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
No matter how many shows he pops up in on TV, he'll always be the voice of Aslan from the 1980s Narnia adaptations.
[Picture of Ronald PICKUP]

 

Pienkowski, Jan
Born 8 August 1936  (Warsaw, Poland)
Polish-British author of children's books
[Picture of Jan Pienkowski]

 

Pietrangeli, Nicola
Born 11 September 1933  (Tunis, Tunisia)
Retired Italian tennis player. Twice winner of the French Open.
[Picture of Nicola Pietrangeli]

 

Piggott, Lester
Born 5 November 1935  (Wantage, Berkshire, England)
Unusually tall (5'8") jockey, nine times winner of the Epsom Derby, who was often lampooned for his odd speech impediment, and did time for tax evasion.
[Picture of Lester Piggott]

 

Pile, Chris
Born 4 April 1967  (Huyton, UK)
Former Liverpool reserve goalie, was on the bench when the Heysel Tragedy took place.
[Picture of Chris Pile]

 

Pileggi, Mitch
Born 5 April 1952  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Actor, best known as Skinner in 'The X-Files'.
[Picture of Mitch Pileggi]

 

Pileggi, Nicholas
Born 22 February 1933  (New York City, New York, USA)
American author, wrote Wiseguy and the script for the film it developed into: Goodfellas.
[Picture of Nicholas Pileggi]

 

Pill, Malcolm
Born 11 March 1938  ()
Former Lord Justice of Appeal.
[Picture of Malcolm Pill]

 

Pinal, Silvia
Born 12 September 1931  (Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico)
Mexican film actress.
[Picture of Silvia Pinal]

 

PINHEIRO, Heloisa
Born 7 July 1945  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Brazilian Playboy model and the inspiration for 'The Girl from Ipanema'.
[Picture of Heloisa PINHEIRO]

 

Pinsent, Gordon
Born 12 July 1930  (Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Canadian actor.
[Picture of Gordon Pinsent]

 

pistorius, oscar
Born 22 November 1986  (Sandton, South Africa)
Multiple paralympic champion and icon. Accused of murdering his girlfriend who was shot dead at his home on Valentine's Day 2013.
[Picture of oscar pistorius]

 

Pitman, Bill
Born 12 February 1920  (Belleville, New Jersey, USA)
One of the all-time great session musicians, responsible for everything from the ukulele on "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" to Frank Sinatra's "Strangers in the Night".
[Picture of Bill Pitman]

 

Pizzey, Erin
Born 19 February 1939  (Qingdao, Republic of China)
Domestic violence awareness campaigner who founded Refuge in 1971.
[Picture of Erin Pizzey]

 

Plant, Robert
Born 20 August 1948  (West Bromwich, West Midlands, England)
Pop singer, either as a solo artist, or as lead singer of Led Zeppelin.
[Picture of Robert Plant]

 

Player, Gary
Born 1 November 1935  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
South African golfer, regarded as one of the best ever
[Picture of Gary Player]

 

Plaza, Martin
Born 1 January 1956  (Sydney, Australia)
Frontman of Australian new wave act Mental As Anything.
[Picture of Martin Plaza]

 

Pleitgen, Fritz
Born 21 March 1938  (Duisburg, Germany)
German TV journalist.
[Picture of Fritz Pleitgen]

 

Plessis, Carel du
Born 24 June 1960  (Somerset East, South Africa)
Former rugby player.
[Picture of Carel du Plessis]

 

Plowright, Joan
Born 28 October 1929  (Brigg, Lincolnshire, England)
Highly regarded actress, widow of Lawrence Olivier.
[Picture of Joan Plowright]

 

Plummer, Christopher Christopher Plummer is no longer with us
Born 13 December 1929  (Toronto, Canada)

Died 5 February 2021  (Weston, Connecticut, USA)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Canadian film, stage & TV actor, still, despite some recent high-profile performances in 'Syriana' and 'The Insider', perhaps best known for his role in 'The Sound of Music'. Won Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2012 at the age of 82.
[Picture of Christopher Plummer]

 

Po, Ivy Ling
Born 16 November 1939  (Shantou, Guangdong, China)
Chinese opera singer and actress.
[Picture of Ivy Ling Po]

 

Pointer, Anita
Born 23 January 1948  (Oakland, California, USA)
American singer-songwriter with sister singing group The Pointer Sisters
[Picture of Anita Pointer]

 

Pointer, Priscilla
Born 18 May 1924  (New York City, New York, USA)
Veteran Hollywood actress.
[Picture of Priscilla Pointer]

 

Poitier, Sidney
Born 20 February 1927  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Black actor who grew up in the Bahamas as the son of a "dirt farmer", according to IMDb, though what one of those is, is anyone's guess. Anyway, he emigrated to the US and went on to become a leading movie star of the 1950s and '60s, taking lead roles in
[Picture of Sidney Poitier]

 

Polanski, Roman
Born 18 August 1933  (Paris, France)
Movie director, with a rather torrid personal life, which has included underage sexual intercourse (which means he is still banned from the US), surviving the Holocaust & finding out his wife, Sharon Tate had been brutally murdered by the Manson Family.
[Picture of Roman Polanski]

 

Polgar, Judit
Born 23 July 1976  (Budapest, Hungary)
the first woman to achieve absolute world-class strength in the game of chess
[Picture of Judit Polgar]

 

Pollard, Su
Born 7 November 1949  (Nottingham, England)
TV actress, best remembered as ambitious chalet cleaner Peggy Ollerenshaw in the 1980s sitcom 'Hi-de-Hi!'.
[Picture of Su Pollard]

 

Poniatowska, Elena
Born 19 May 1932  (Paris, France)
French-Mexican journalist and writer, regarded as one of Mexico's most important intellectuals.
[Picture of Elena Poniatowska]

 

Popeil, Ron
Born 3 May 1935  (New York City, New York, USA)
American inventor and marketing personality, but wait, there's more!
[Picture of Ron Popeil]

 

porter, shirley
Born 29 November 1930  (London, England)
Leader of Westminster council in the 1980s before being exposed for "gerrymandering" votes in by shifting Labour voters out of marginal wards hrough various property-based schemes.
[Picture of shirley porter]

 

Portuondo, Omara
Born 29 October 1930  (Havana, Cuba)
Bolero singer, a long-time star in Cuba and involved with the Buena Vista Social Club since 1996.
[Picture of Omara Portuondo]

 

Poundstone, Paula
Born 29 December 1959  (Huntsville, Alabama, USA)
US stand-up comedian, showhost, and commentator
[Picture of Paula Poundstone]

 

Pountney, Dave
Born 12 October 1939  (Baschurch, UK)
Former Aston Villa, Chester and Shrewsbury wing-half.
[Picture of Dave Pountney]

 

Powell, Colin
Born 5 April 1937  (New York, New York, USA)
US Army general who worked under Bush I during Gulf War I, and later became Secretary of State under Bush II, taking the country into Gulf War II. Underwent surgery f
[Picture of Colin Powell]

 

powell, jane
Born 1 April 1929  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Five times married and still active actress, singer and dancer.
[Picture of jane powell]

 

Powell, Robert
Born 1 June 1944  (Salford, USA)
British actor, especially notable as a narrator of Nazi documentaries
[Picture of Robert Powell]

 

Powers, Stephanie
Born 2 November 1942  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Movie and theatre actress who achieved lasting fame on TV as the female 50% of "Hart to Hart".
[Picture of Stephanie Powers]

 

Preger, Jack
Born 25 July 1930  (Manchester, England)
British humanitarian who founded Calcutta Rescue in 1972.
[Picture of Jack Preger]

 

Prentiss, Paula
Born 4 March 1938  (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
Actress – Catch-22, Stepford Wives.
[Picture of Paula Prentiss]

 

Prescott, John
Born 31 May 1938  (Prestatyn, Wales)
Gaffe-prone, yokel-punching, croquet-playing, cocktail stick-waggling, senior Labour politician, deputy Prime Minister from 1997-2007.
[Picture of John Prescott]

 

Presle, Micheline
Born 22 August 1922  (Paris, France)
French film actress.
[Picture of Micheline Presle]

 

Presley, Lisa Marie
Born 1 February 1968  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Daughter of Elvis, ex-wife of Michael Jackson, ex-scientologist, and couldn't help but record music herself
[Picture of Lisa Marie Presley]

 

PRESLEY, Priscilla
Born 24 May 1945  (New York City, New York, USA)
Former wife of Elvis Presley, turned Graceland into a tourist destination. Oh and she's a Scientologist..
[Picture of Priscilla PRESLEY]

 

pressler, menahem
Born 16 December 1923  (Magdeburg, Germany)
German-born Israeli-American pianist and a founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio.
[Picture of menahem pressler]

 

Preston, (singer)
Born 16 January 1982  (Worthing, United Kingdom)
Singer of The Ordinary Boys but more famous for walking off Never mind the buzzcocks
[Picture of (singer) Preston]

 

price, alan
Born 19 April 1942  (Fatfield, England)
Original keyboardist for The Animals, as well as the composer of the 'Andy Capp' TV series' theme tune.
[Picture of alan price]

 

Price, Amy
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Mother of tit model Katie.
[Picture of Amy Price]

 

Price, Harvey
Born 27 May 2002  (England)
Katie Price’s son, reality TV personality and an icky pick even with the FFBI bar.
[Picture of Harvey Price]

 

Price, Katie "Jordan"
Born 22 May 1978  (Newport, Wales)
Surgically-enhanced "glamour" model and general waste of space Z-list "celebrity". Recently split from Peter Andre, as if we care.
[Picture of Katie

 

Price, Leontyne
Born 10 February 1927  (Laurel, Mississippi, USA)
Soprano opera singer. First African-American to become a prima donna at the Metropolitan Opera.
[Picture of Leontyne Price]

 

Price, Lloyd Lloyd Price is no longer with us
Born 9 March 1933  (Kenner, Louisiana, USA)

Died 6 May 2021  (New York State, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Early rock 'n' roll musician. Hits include 'Lawdy Miss Clawdy'.
[Picture of Lloyd Price]

 

Prichard, Bruce
Born 7 March 1963  (El Paso, Texas, USA)
American wrestling wheeler and dealer
[Picture of Bruce Prichard]

 

Priest, Pat
Born 15 August 1936  (Bountiful, Utah, USA)
Marilyn Munster in 'The Munsters'.
[Picture of Pat Priest]

 

Priest, Sarah Lillian
Born 7 November 1908  (Bournemouth, England)
Oldest living British women at the start of 2021.
[Picture of Sarah Lillian Priest]

 

Proby, PJ
Born 6 November 1938  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Rock music singer and songwriter & sometime actor.
[Picture of PJ Proby]

 

Proulx, Annie
Born 22 August 1935  (Norwich, Connecticut, USA)
Pulitzer-winning novelist who wrote the source materials for both 'The Shipping News' and 'Brokeback Mountain'.
[Picture of Annie Proulx]

 

Pryce, Jonathan
Born 1 June 1947  (Holywell, Flintshire, Wales)
Highly rated actor probably still best recognised as the hapless Sam Lowry in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult classic 'Brazil'.
[Picture of Jonathan Pryce]

 

PULLMAN, Philip
Born 19 October 1946  (Norwich, Norfolk, England)
Author, notable for the His Dark Materials Trilogy.
[Picture of Philip PULLMAN]

 

Pulver, Liselotte
Born 11 October 1929  (Bern, Switzerland)
Swiss actress who made her mark in German cinema in the 1960s.
[Picture of Liselotte Pulver]

 

Pump, Lil
Born 17 August 2000  (Miami, Florida, USA)
You know the modern-day rap score: braids, face tattoos, depression, prison sentences. Banned from entering Denmark.
[Picture of Lil Pump]

 

Purja, Nirmal
Born in Myadgi, Nepal  (exact date unknown)
Another mountaineer attempting to climb K2 this winter.
[Picture of Nirmal Purja]

 

purves, peter
Born 10 February 1939  (New Longton, United States)
English television presenter and Doctor Who stalwart
[Picture of peter purves]

 

Putin, Vladimir
Born 7 October 1952  (Leningrad (now St Petersburg again), Russia)
President of Russia, former head of the FSB (the federal security services), and before that a KGB agent in East Germany. A big fan of sambo (a Russian martial art), he was Leningrad sambo champion on a number of occasions.
[Picture of Vladimir Putin]

 

Putski, Ivan
Born 21 January 1941  (Krakow, Poland)
Popular WWF wrestler during the 1970s.Arch nemesis of DDP fiend Superstar Billy Graham.
[Picture of Ivan Putski]

 

Putyrsky, Kirill
Born 1 October 1928  (Leningrad, USSR)
Russian rower who represented his country in the coxed four at the European Championships
[Picture of Kirill Putyrsky]

 

Pynchon, Thomas
Born 8 May 1937  (Glen Cove, New York, USA)
Extremely reclusive author. In fact, the only times his voice has ever been broadcast is via three episodes of 'The Simpsons'.
[Picture of Thomas Pynchon]

 

Pyne, Natasha
Born 9 July 1946  (Crawley, UK)
Character actress, perhaps best known as one of the daughters in Patrick Cargill vehicle "Father, Dear Father".
[Picture of Natasha Pyne]

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