Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2022: D

 

D'Abo, Maggie
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Model who, although uncredited, has the first spoken lines in Kubrick's "2001".
[Picture of Maggie D'Abo]

 

D'Abo, Mike
Born 1 March 1944  (Betchworth, UK)
Former lead vocalist of Manfred Mann, also wrote the lyrics of busker-friendly dirge "Handbags and Gladrags" for Chris Farlowe.
[Picture of Mike D'Abo]

 

Dacre, Paul
Born 14 November 1948  (Amos Grove, London, United Kingdom)
Longtime editor of the Daily Mail for whom The Times wasn't conservative enough
[Picture of Paul Dacre]

 

Daddy, Trick
Born 27 September 1974  (Liberty City, Miami, Florida)
One of the most influential rappers of the past 20 years, his career has been slowed by legal, financial and health issues. Currently refusing to take medication for his lupus.
[Picture of Trick Daddy]

 

Dafoe, Willem
Born 22 July 1955  (Appleton, Wisconsin, USA)
Hard-faced American actor who revels in villainous and/or oursider roles
[Picture of Willem Dafoe]

 

D'Agostino, Gigi
Born 17 December 1967  (Turin, Italy)
Italian DJ, who at one point around the year 2000 was huge in Europe
[Picture of Gigi D'Agostino]

 

Daker, David
Born in Bilston, England  (exact date unknown)
Familiar character actor whose known role was as Harry Crawford in the 1980s series 'Boon' with the late Michael Elphick. Born c.1937.
[Picture of David Daker]

 

Dale, Alan
Born 6 May 1947  (Dunedin, New Zealand)
Depending on your age/TV likes - Jim Robinson in 'Neighbours' or Bradford Meade in 'Ugly Betty'. Rather worryingly for Dale, three of his best known characters have died of heart-attacks...
[Picture of Alan Dale]

 

Dale, Jim
Born 15 August 1935  (Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England)
Actor, one of the few living stars of Carry On, whose Carry On legend status was severely damaged when he appeared in the woeful Carry on Columbus.
[Picture of Jim Dale]

 

Dalglish, Kenny
Born 4 March 1951  (Glasgow, Scotland)
One of Britain's greatest post-war footballers, with Celtic FC and then Liverpool FC. 102 caps for Scotland and later manager with Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United.
[Picture of Kenny Dalglish]

 

D'Allonches, Gabrielle
Born in   (exact date unknown)
The mother of Jocelyn Wildenstein's boyfriend. Only the biggest and best names allowed on the DDP.
[Picture of Gabrielle D'Allonches]

 

Dalton, Audrey
Born 21 January 1934  (Dublin, Ireland)
50s movie and TV actress, most notably in the original Barbara Stanwyck "Titanic".
[Picture of Audrey Dalton]

 

Dalton, Phyllis
Born 16 October 1925  (London, England, United Kingdom)
Oscar-winning costume designer, for example, "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago"
[Picture of Phyllis Dalton]

 

Dalton, Timothy
Born 21 March 1946  (Colwyn Bay, Wales)
Actor, the 4th man to play James Bond on screen.
[Picture of Timothy Dalton]

 

Daly, Herman
Born 21 July 1938  (USA)
Former senior economist at the World Bank.
[Picture of Herman Daly]

 

Daly, John
Born 28 April 1966  (Carmichael, California, USA)
Hard drinking, cigarette puffing, high-stake gambling, drug-taking & hugely overweight golfer. Also one of the most popular & most talented golfers of the last 20 years, probably because of all the above...
[Picture of John Daly]

 

Dam, Jose van
Born 25 August 1940  (Brussels, Belgium)
Belgian bass baritone.
[Picture of Jose van Dam]

 

Dammann, Erik
Born 9 May 1931  (Oslo, Norway)
Norwegian enviromentalist
[Picture of Erik Dammann]

 

Damme, Miguel Van Miguel Van Damme is no longer with us
Born 25 September 1993  (Belgium)

Died 29 March 2022  (Belgium)

Age at death: 28  (read death notice)
Belgian footballer, goalkeeper for Cercle Brugge.
[Picture of Miguel Van Damme]

 

Damon, Matt
Born 8 October 1970  (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
Actor, star of many films, including the Bourne trilogy of action films.
[Picture of Matt Damon]

 

Daniels, Anthony
Born 21 February 1946  (Salisbury, Wiltshire, England)
Actor - C-3PO in all six 'Star Wars' films.
[Picture of Anthony Daniels]

 

Daniels, William
Born 31 March 1927  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Actor, best known as the acerbic voice of KITT in the 1980s TV series 'Knight Rider'.
[Picture of William Daniels]

 

Daniher, Neale
Born 15 February 1961  (West Wyalong, Australia)
Former Australian Rules footballer and coach now battling motor neurone disease.
[Picture of Neale Daniher]

 

Danner, Blythe
Born 3 February 1943  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
US screen actress and mother of Gwyneth and Jake Paltrow.
[Picture of Blythe Danner]

 

Danton, Henry Henry Danton is no longer with us
Born 30 March 1919  (Bedford, England)

Died 9 February 2022  ()

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Former British solo ballet dancer.
[Picture of Henry Danton]

 

Darby, Stephen
Born 6 October 1988  (Liverpool, UK)
Former England U21 defender who had a lengthy spell with Bradford City. Retired in 2018 after being diagnosed with ALS.
[Picture of Stephen Darby]

 

Darren, James
Born 8 June 1936  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Actor & singer - a teen idol, who later had a recurring role in 'TJ Hooker'.
[Picture of James Darren]

 

Datchler, Clark
Born 27 March 1964  (Sutton, Surrey, England)
Singer with 1980s sophisto-pop group Johnny Hates Jazz.
[Picture of Clark Datchler]

 

Davi, Robert
Born 26 June 1953  (Astoria, New York, USA)
Pock-marked actor turned jazz singer.
[Picture of Robert Davi]

 

David, Keith
Born 4 June 1956  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actor memorable for roles in films such as The Thing, Armageddon and They Live.
[Picture of Keith David]

 

Davidson, Jim
Born 13 December 1953  (Kidbrooke, London, England)
Controversial racist comedian who somehow has turned into a popular family entertainer. Has also had a colourful private life.
[Picture of Jim Davidson]

 

Davidson, Pete
Born 16 November 1993  (Staten Island, New York, USA)
Sickly looking "Saturday Night Live" comic who tried to off himself after being dumped by Ariana Grande in 2018. Has a tatoo of Hillary Clinton, for some reason.
[Picture of Pete Davidson]

 

Davies, Ann Ann Davies is no longer with us
Born 25 November 1934  (London, England)

Died 26 April 2022  (London, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Actress and widow of Richard Briers.
[Picture of Ann Davies]

 

Davies, Barry
Born 24 October 1937  (London, England)
Sports commentator for the BBC since 1969, Davies has commentated on a whole of sports including tennis, gymnastics, hockey and ice skating. Still primarily known as a football commentator on 'Match of the Day'.
[Picture of Barry Davies]

 

Davies, Dave
Born 3 February 1947  (Muswell Hill, London, England)
Younger brother of Ray and fellow member of the Kinks.
[Picture of Dave Davies]

 

Davies, Dickie
Born 30 April 1933  (Wallasey, Cheshire, England)
Former presenter of World of Sport, well known for his badger-like hair.
[Picture of Dickie Davies]

 

Davies, Ray
Born 21 June 1944  (Muswell Hill, London, England)
Legendary songwriter and lead singer of The Kinks.
[Picture of Ray Davies]

 

Davies, Rick
Born 22 July 1944  (Swindon, Wiltshire, England)
Lead singer and songwriter for 1970s progressive rock band Supertramp.
[Picture of Rick Davies]

 

Davies, Russell
Born 5 April 1946  (Barmouth, Wales)
Current presenter of Radio 4's "Brain of Britain", TV critic, journalist, and the reason the Doctor Who guy has a T in his name!
[Picture of Russell Davies]

 

Davies, Sharon
Born 1 November 1962  (Plymouth, England)
Swimmer who won Gold at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.
[Picture of Sharon Davies]

 

Davies (Politician), Ron
Born 6 August 1946  (Machen, Monmouthshire, Wales)
Former Secretary of State for Wales. Resigned in disgrace after an incident on Clapham Common in 1998 in a moment of madness. 
[Picture of Ron Davies (Politician)]

 

Davis, Clive
Born 4 April 1932  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Music producer, founder & long time head of Arista Records.
[Picture of Clive Davis]

 

Davis, Mary
Born in USA  (exact date unknown)
Lead vocalist for The SOS Band, with their biggest UK chart success coming with 'Just Be Good To Me'.
[Picture of Mary Davis]

 

Davison, Peter
Born 13 April 1951  (London, England)
Actor best known as the fifth incarnation of 'Doctor Who'.
[Picture of Peter Davison]

 

Dawson, Ronnie
Born 5 June 1932  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Former Ireland and British Lions rugby union international. Captained the Lions on the 1959 tour of Australia & New Zealand.
[Picture of Ronnie Dawson]

 

Day O'Connor, Sandra
Born 26 March 1930  (El Paso, Texas, USA)
Former member of the US Supreme Court.
[Picture of Sandra Day O'Connor]

 

Day-Lewis, Daniel
Born 29 April 1957  (Kesnignton, United Kingdom)
Perfectionist actor, quite possibly the most acclaimed one of his generation. Now retired
[Picture of Daniel Day-Lewis]

 

De Niro, Robert
Born 17 August 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
Big-name Hollywood actor, whose 60 or so films since the one which made his name ('Taxi Driver', 1976) have included numerous smash hits, plus a few, such as 'The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle', where he'd have been better advised to file the scrip
[Picture of Robert De Niro]

 

Deal, Kim
Born 10 June 1961  (Dayton, Ohio, USA)
Alternative rock guitarist in The Pixies, then formed the Breeders in 1989
[Picture of Kim Deal]

 

Dean, John
Born 14 October 1938  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Former White House Counsel to Richard Nixon. Became deeply involved in the Watergate Scandal. Now an author & political activist.
[Picture of John Dean]

 

Dean, Peter
Born 2 May 1939  (London, England)
Pete Beale in 'EastEnders', whose death in 1993 marked a change in the show's direction. Later weighed his genitals on a fruit and veg scale in an episode of 'Banzai'.
[Picture of Peter Dean]

 

Deane, William
Born 4 January 1931  (St Kilda, Victoria, Australia)
22nd Governor-General of Australia from 1996 to 2001.
[Picture of William Deane]

 

Deangelo, Joseph James
Born 8 November 1945  (Bath, New York, USA)
Former cop who was arrested in 2018 on suspicion of being the Golden State Killer, responsible for 13 murders. Was allegedly caught after a relative submitted an Ancestry.com DNA test.
[Picture of Joseph James Deangelo]

 

Dee, Sophie
Born 17 January 1984  (Carmarthen, Wales)
Welsh pornographic actress, also known as Kirsty Hill.
[Picture of Sophie Dee]

 

Deeley, Michael
Born 6 August 1932  (England, United Kingdom)
Academy Award-winning British film producer most prominently for The Italian Job (1969), The Deer Hunter (1978), and Blade Runner (1982)
[Picture of Michael Deeley]

 

Deif, Mohammed
Born in Khan Younis, Gaza, Palestine  (exact date unknown)
Commander of the military wing of Hamas, and suspected master bomb-maker. Target of several Israeli assassination attempts to date.
[Picture of Mohammed Deif]

 

Deighton, Len
Born 18 February 1929  (Marylebone, London, England)
British historian & author who has penned a number of successful thriller stories.
[Picture of Len Deighton]

 

Del Grande, Louis
Born 23 March 1943  (Union City, New Jersey, USA)
Canadian actor and writer best recognised from the "exploding head" scene in David Cronenburg's 1981 horror classic 'Scanners'.
[Picture of Louis Del Grande]

 

Del Sierra, Liza
Born 30 August 1985  (Pontoise, France)
French pornographic actress.
[Picture of Liza Del Sierra]

 

del Toro, Benicio
Born 19 February 1967  (San German, Puerto Rico)
Oscar-winning Puerto Rican actor best known for his role in the 1995 cult classic 'The Usual Suspects'.
[Picture of Benicio del Toro]

 

Delahanty, Thomas
Born in Washington DC, USA  (exact date unknown)
DC cop wounded saving Ronald Reagan from his 1981 assasination attempt. I hope Ron said thanks.
[Picture of Thomas Delahanty]

 

Delany, Ronnie
Born 6 March 1935  (Arklow, Ireland)
Irish former middle distance runner, gold medal winner at the 1956 Olympics
[Picture of Ronnie Delany]

 

D'Elia, Chris
Born in Montclair, New Jersey, USA  (exact date unknown)
Comedian and podcast presenter.
[Picture of Chris D'Elia]

 

Delon, Alain
Born 8 November 1935  (Sceaux, France)
Brooding, heartthrob French actor who solidified his place in the arthouse pantheon with his roles in Jean-Pierre Melville's 'Le Samourai', Luchino Visconti's 'Rocco and His Brothers' and 'Asterix at the Olympic Games'.
[Picture of Alain Delon]

 

Delors, Jacques
Born 20 July 1925  (Paris, France)
President of the European Commission from 1985-95.
[Picture of Jacques Delors]

 

Delson, Brad
Born 1 December 1977  (Old Agoura, California, USA)
Still living member of Linkin Park
[Picture of Brad Delson]

 

Delvecchio, Alex
Born 4 September 1931  (Fort William, Canada)
Nicknamed "Fats", one of the greatest players in NHL history. Three-time Stanley Cup winner.
[Picture of Alex Delvecchio]

 

Demirtas, Selahattin
Born 10 April 1973  (Elazig, Turkey)
Chairman of the Turkish People’s Democratic Party, currently in prison for opposing Erdogan.
[Picture of Selahattin Demirtas]

 

Denberg, Lori Beth
Born 2 February 1976  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American comedic actress, was on Nickelodeon's All That and the Steve Harvey show
[Picture of Lori Beth Denberg]

 

Dence, Maggie
Born 1 February 1942  (Victoria, Australia)
Australian actress most famous for roles in 'Prisoner: Cell Block H' as serial Killer Bev Baker and Dorothy Burke in 'Neighbours'.
[Picture of Maggie Dence]

 

Dench, Judi
Born 9 December 1934  (York, Yorkshire, England)
Actress, firstly in stage, then became famous in TV sitcoms, before appearing in an increasing number of feature films.
[Picture of Judi Dench]

 

Dennett, Daniel
Born 28 March 1942  (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Secular philosopher. Could also make a good mall Santa from the looks of it.
[Picture of Daniel Dennett]

 

Denning, Chris
Born 10 May 1941  (London, England)
One of the original DJs at the start of Radio 1 in 1967. Later convicted for a series of child pornography/ assault charges.
[Picture of Chris Denning]

 

Dennis, Les
Born 12 October 1954  (Liverpool, England)
Former host of Family Fortunes and the inappropriately-named Les Dennis Laughter Show. More recently known for appearing on Celebrity Big Brother, and for splitting up with his wife, Amanda Holden, who'd been shagging that bloke off Men Behaving Badly.
[Picture of Les Dennis]

 

Dennis, Ron
Born 1 June 1947  (Woking, England)
Former CEO of McLaren.
[Picture of Ron Dennis]

 

Depardieu, Gérard
Born 27 December 1948  (Chateauroux, France)
Top French actor, who has acted in international films as well.
[Picture of Gérard Depardieu]

 

Depp, Johnny
Born 9 June 1963  (Owensboro, Kentucky, USA)
Actor, often in kooky roles & beloved by many a female.
[Picture of Johnny Depp]

 

Derbyshire, Eileen
Born 6 October 1930  (Urmston, Manchester, England)
Actress, has played Emily Bishop in 'Coronation Street' since 1961.
[Picture of Eileen Derbyshire]

 

Derek, Bo
Born 20 November 1956  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress and model - remembered by many males for her run along the beach with beaded hair in the movie '10'.
[Picture of Bo Derek]

 

Dern, Bruce
Born 4 June 1936  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Actor, best known for playing complete fruitcakes on the silver screen.
[Picture of Bruce Dern]

 

Dern, Laura
Born 10 February 1967  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American actress who has successul bridged the gap between blockbusters like Jurassic Park and the more difficult works of David Lynch
[Picture of Laura Dern]

 

Dershowitz, Alan
Born 1 September 1938  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
American lawyer and law tutor at Harvard Law School; involved in a number of high-profile US trials.
[Picture of Alan Dershowitz]

 

DeSantis, Ron
Born 14 September 1978  (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
Republican governor of Florida who'll be the republican candidate for president when Trump dies of a stroke
[Picture of Ron DeSantis]

 

DeShannon, Jackie
Born 21 August 1941  (Hazel, Kentucky, USA)
Singer-songwriter, sang “What the World Needs Now Is Love”, wrote “Bette Davis Eyes”.
[Picture of Jackie DeShannon]

 

Desmond, Barry
Born 15 May 1935  (Cork, Ireland)
Irish Labour Party politician who served on several cabinets and as a European parliamentarian
[Picture of Barry Desmond]

 

DeVito, Danny
Born 17 November 1944  (Neptune, New Jersey, USA)
Pint-sized actor, now director & producer. Best known TV wise for 'Taxi' - in films he appeared in 'Twins' and 'Batman Returns'.
[Picture of Danny DeVito]

 

Devlin, Bruce
Born 10 October 1937  (Armidale, Australia)
Australian golfer and golf course designer
[Picture of Bruce Devlin]

 

Devlin McAliskey, Bernadette
Born 23 April 1947  (Cookstown, Tyrone, Northern Ireland)
Northern Irish republican and civil rights activist who became the youngest woman ever to be elected to the UK Parliament in 1969 aged just 21.
[Picture of Bernadette Devlin McAliskey]

 

Devonshire, Alan
Born 13 April 1956  (London, England)
Current manager of Maidenhead United, former West Ham player.
[Picture of Alan Devonshire]

 

Diamond, Neil
Born 24 January 1941  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Born Noah Kaminsky. Very successful, albeit decidedly cheesy, US singer.
[Picture of Neil Diamond]

 

Di'anno, Paul
Born 17 May 1958  (London, UK)
Heavy metal vocalist for a number of bands, most famously as the first Iron Maiden frontman.
[Picture of Paul Di'anno]

 

Diaz, Justino
Born 29 January 1940  (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Puero Rican opera singer.
[Picture of Justino Diaz]

 

DiCaprio, Leonardo
Born 11 November 1974  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
US film star who went from 90s teen idol to mostly respected leading man
[Picture of Leonardo DiCaprio]

 

Dick, Andy
Born 21 December 1965  (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)
Extremely controversial American comic actor, who hosts his own radio show called 'The Shit Show'.
[Picture of Andy Dick]

 

Dick, Derek
Born 25 April 1958  (Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland)
Better known as "Fish", lead singer of the 80s prog rock band Marillion.
[Picture of Derek Dick]

 

Dickinson, Angie
Born 30 September 1931  (Kulm, North Dakota, USA)
Actress, in many a film & TV show from the 1950s onwards.
[Picture of Angie Dickinson]

 

Dickinson, Janice
Born 16 February 1955  (New York City, New York, USA)
Fashion model, insists she's both the first supermodel and the one who coined the term (though inaccurate on both counts).
[Picture of Janice Dickinson]

 

Diggle, Steve
Born 7 May 1955  (Manchester, United Kingdom)
English guitarist and vocalist in the punk band Buzzcocks
[Picture of Steve Diggle]

 

Dignam, Christy
Born 25 May 1960  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Lead singer of the popular Irish rock band Aslan. Has regular drug problems.
[Picture of Christy Dignam]

 

Dillon, Melinda
Born 13 October 1939  (Hope, Arkansas, USA)
American film and stage actress, Oscar-nominated for Close Encounters of the Third Kind
[Picture of Melinda Dillon]

 

Dimbleby, David
Born 28 October 1938  (Surrey, UK)
Journalist and longtime host of Thursday night political bread-and-circus "Question Time". Stepped down from the post in 2018.
[Picture of David Dimbleby]

 

DiMucci, Dion
Born 18 July 1939  (New York City, New York, USA)
Rock/doo-wop singer-songwriter, started off fronting the Belmonts before hitting solo success with the likes of 'Runaround Sue' and 'The Wanderer'. Probably the first singer to namecheck late deadpooling favourite Zsa Zsa Gabor in song, which he did in 'D
[Picture of Dion DiMucci]

 

Dine, Jim
Born 16 June 1935  (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
American pop artist.
[Picture of Jim Dine]

 

Dinenage, Fred
Born 8 June 1942  (Birmingham, England)
Despite his birthplace, has been long since based in the South of England. Well known nationally for 'How?' and 'How 2', and to football fans as a former director of Portsmouth F.C.
[Picture of Fred Dinenage]

 

Dingwort-Nusseck, Julia
Born 6 October 1921  (Altona, Germany)
German business journalist.
[Picture of Julia Dingwort-Nusseck]

 

Dinsdale, Reece
Born 6 August 1959  (Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England)
English stage, screen and TV actor. Played the role of Joe Mcintyre in 'Coronation Street' and yet another one of Gail's Ill-fated love interests.
[Picture of Reece Dinsdale]

 

Dion, Céline
Born 30 March 1968  (Charlemagne, Quebec)
Caterwauling French-Canadian singer who won the Eurovision contest for Switzerland in 1988 before having a successful career in the 1990s with hits such as 'Think Twice' and that dreary song from 'Titanic'. Now plays in Las Vegas.
[Picture of Céline Dion]

 

Diouf, Abdou
Born 7 September 1935  (Louga, Senegal)
President of Senegal from 1981-2000. A veritable blink of an eye compared to a lot of African leaders...
[Picture of Abdou Diouf]

 

Ditka, Mike
Born 18 October 1939  (Carnegie, Pennsylvania, USA)
American football player and coach who won the Super Bowl in both roles.
[Picture of Mike Ditka]

 

Dixon, Robin
Born 21 April 1935  (place of birth unknown)
The third Baron Glentoran, conservative politician and also an Olympic gold medal winner in Bobsleigh
[Picture of Robin Dixon]

 

Dobson, Bonnie
Born 13 November 1940  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Folkie singer-songwriter whose "Morning Dew" has become an oft-covered genre staple.
[Picture of Bonnie Dobson]

 

Dobson, Wayne
Born 5 July 1957  (Leicester, England)
British magician.
[Picture of Wayne Dobson]

 

Dobtcheff, Vernon
Born 14 August 1934  (Nimes, France)
So-called "patron saint of acting" with a stunning CV. Personal favourites are the old Nazi in the "I hear you're a racist now" episode of "Father Ted", and the elderly magician in "La Grande Bellezza".
[Picture of Vernon Dobtcheff]

 

Doctoroff, Daniel
Born 11 July 1958  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
US business man and government official, Michael Bloomberg's sidekick, so to say.
[Picture of Daniel Doctoroff]

 

Dodik, Milorad
Born 12 March 1959  (Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegowina)
Current President of Bosnia and Herzegovina
[Picture of Milorad Dodik]

 

Dogg, Snoop
Born 20 October 1971  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Gangsta rapper, born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
[Picture of Snoop Dogg]

 

Doherty, Pete
Born 12 March 1979  (Liverpool, England)
Former lead singer of The Libertines, now with Babyshambles. His addictions to heroin and crack have made his behaviour increasingly random, self-centred and downright tedious.
[Picture of Pete Doherty]

 

Doherty, Shannen
Born 12 April 1971  (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
American TV and film actress best known for playing Brenda Walsh in hit US teen drama 'Beverly Hills, 90210'. Suffering from Crohn’s disease and also diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015.
[Picture of Shannen Doherty]

 

Dolan, Charles
Born 16 October 1926  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Founder of HBO and owner of Cablevision and Madison Square Garden.
[Picture of Charles Dolan]

 

Dole, Elizabeth
Born 29 July 1936  (Salisbury, North Carolina, USA)
Former senator for North Carolina and wife of failed 1996 US presidential candidate Bob Dole.
[Picture of Elizabeth Dole]

 

Dolenz, Micky
Born 8 March 1945  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Child star as "Corky the Circus Boy", later 1/4 of The Monkees. Wrote the lyrics for "Alternate Title" and was one of the first owners of a Moog Synthesizer.
[Picture of Micky Dolenz]

 

Dollar, Creflo
Born 28 January 1962  (College Park, Georgia, USA)
an American pastor, televangelist, and the founder of the non-denominational World Changers Church International.
[Picture of Creflo Dollar]

 

Domingo, Plácido
Born 21 January 1941  (Madrid, Spain)
Legendary tenor, famous for his collaborations with Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as "The Three Tenors".
[Picture of Plácido Domingo]

 

Don Baker, Joe
Born 12 February 1936  (Groesbeck, Texas, USA)
Actor, best known for his role as Jack Wade in 'Goldeneye'.
[Picture of Joe Don Baker]

 

Donaher, Noeline
Born in Australia  (exact date unknown)
Matriarch of the family documented in one of Australia's earliest reality TV shows, 'Sylviana Waters'.
[Picture of Noeline Donaher]

 

Donahue, Phil
Born 21 December 1935  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Talk show host, better known in the US, but his fame has also filtered across the Atlantic to an extent.
[Picture of Phil Donahue]

 

Donoughue, Bernard
Born 8 September 1934  (Ashton, Northamptonshire, England)
Baron Donoughue. Allegedly born into poverty, the Labour politician, academic, businessman and author is another "boy done good" story.
[Picture of Bernard Donoughue]

 

D'Orazio, Joe Joe D'Orazio is no longer with us
Born 27 July 1922  (Bermondsey, London, England)

Died 9 March 2022  ()

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Former World of Sport wrestler who is 972 years old in wrestler years.
[Picture of Joe D'Orazio]

 

dos Santos, José Eduardo
Born 28 August 1942  (Luanda, Angola)
President of Angola since 1979.
[Picture of José Eduardo dos Santos]

 

Douglas, Bryan
Born 27 May 1935  (Blackburn, England)
Former Blackburn Rovers right-winger. Scored eleven goals for England as well.
[Picture of Bryan Douglas]

 

Douglas, Craig
Born 12 August 1941  (Newport, Isle of Wight, England)
Born Terence Perkins. Milkman-turned singer who topped the UK charts in 1959 with a cover of Sam Cooke's hit 'Only Sixteen'. Now aged 74 he still works the nightclubs and cruise ships.
[Picture of Craig Douglas]

 

Douglas, Michael
Born 25 September 1944  (New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA)
Followed his father Kirk into films, and was a moderately successful actor for 20 years until 'Fatal Attraction' really launched him into superstardom in 1987, quickly followed by 'Wall Street' and 'Basic Instinct'. Som
[Picture of Michael Douglas]

 

Dourif, Brad
Born 18 March 1950  (Huntington, West Virginia, USA)
Respected actor who first came to fame as Billy in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest". Now retired from the industry, with the exception of providing the voice for killer doll Chucky.
[Picture of Brad Dourif]

 

Downey, Jr., Robert
Born 4 April 1965  (New York, New York, USA)
Talented but equally flawed and troubled actor. Appears to be clean after his battle against drugs, but you never know...
[Picture of Robert Downey, Jr.]

 

Dozier, Lamont
Born 16 June 1941  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
One-third of Holland-Dozier-Holland. The middle third, to be specific.
[Picture of Lamont Dozier]

 

Drabble, Margaret
Born 5 June 1939  (Sheffield, England)
English novelist whose works typically feature woman protagonists stifled by English society.
[Picture of Margaret Drabble]

 

Drake, (singer)
Born 24 October 1986  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian monotonous singer whose girlfriends get younger as he gets older
[Picture of (singer) Drake]

 

Draper, Derek
Born 15 August 1967  (Chorley, England)
Husband of Kate Garraway, whose plight with the Coronavirus almost makes you forget his involvement in the "Lobbygate "scandal
[Picture of Derek Draper]

 

Draper, Ronald
Born 24 December 1926  (Oudtshoorn, South Africa)
South African two-time test cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1945 to 1959.
[Picture of Ronald Draper]

 

Dre, Dr
Born 18 February 1965  (Compton, California, USA)
US dean of rappers, whom we don't forget about
[Picture of Dr Dre]

 

Drejy, Chris
Born 11 November 1945  (London, England)
Longtime guitarist for The Yardbirds until multiple strokes halted his career in 2013.
[Picture of Chris Drejy]

 

Dresner, Israel Israel Dresner is no longer with us
Born 22 April 1929  (New York, New York, USA)

Died 13 January 2022  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
notoriously rebellious American rabbi and Civil Rights leader in the Sixties.
[Picture of Israel Dresner]

 

Drewitt-Barlow, Tony
Born 19 August 1964  (Manchester, UK)
One of the first gay men to father a child in the UK through surrogacy, often pops up in the papers when there's a story to sell.
[Picture of Tony Drewitt-Barlow]

 

Dreyfus, Richard
Born 29 October 1947  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Excellent if somewhat enigmatic actor whose career has been setback by his battles with depression. Nonetheless he's been in countless films, including 'Mr Holland's Opus' and 'The Goodbye Girl'.
[Picture of Richard Dreyfus]

 

Du Bois, Barry
Born 4 August 1960  (Sydney, Australia)
One of two cancer-battling Antiopedean TV "fix-your-house-up" types getting a DDP call-up in 2018.
[Picture of Barry Du Bois]

 

Duckenfield, David
Born in   (exact date unknown)
The police officer in charge during the Hillsborough Stadium crush in 1989 and former chief superintendent of South Yorkshire police.
[Picture of David Duckenfield]

 

Ducklo, TJ
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Press secretary for Joe Biden during his 2020 bid for the Presidency.
[Picture of TJ Ducklo]

 

Duffy, Maureen
Born 21 October 1933  (Worthing, Sussex, England)
English poet and activist.
[Picture of Maureen Duffy]

 

Duffy, Sir Patrick
Born 17 June 1920  (United Kingdom)
Former Labour MP and later an important NATO functionary
[Picture of Sir Patrick Duffy]

 

Duggan, Jim
Born 14 January 1954  (Glenn Falls, New York, USA)
Cartoon era WWF wrestler, winner of the first-ever Royal Rumble in 1988.
[Picture of Jim Duggan]

 

Dukakis, Michael
Born 3 November 1933  (Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)
Former Democrat govenor of Massachusetts, who unsuccessfully ran for President in 1988.
[Picture of Michael Dukakis]

 

Duke, Charles
Born 3 October 1935  (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)
Youngest of the twelve men to walk on the Moon.
[Picture of Charles Duke]

 

Dullea, Keir
Born 30 May 1936  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Actor, forever known as astronaut David "Dave" Bowman in Stanley Kubrick's epic 1968 film '2001: A Space Odyssey'. Funny to think we're a decade passed that now and no monolith to be found...
[Picture of Keir Dullea]

 

Dumas, Roland
Born 23 August 1922  (Limoges, France)
Controversial/insane French socialist politician who served as Foreign Minister for most of the 80s and early 90s.
[Picture of Roland Dumas]

 

Dunagan, Donnie
Born 16 August 1934  (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
The voice of the young Bambi in the famously sentimental film. Left Hollywood behind afterwards for a career in the Marines.
[Picture of Donnie Dunagan]

 

Dunaway, Faye
Born 14 January 1941  (Bascom, Florida, USA)
Actress, in films for over 40 years now.
[Picture of Faye Dunaway]

 

Duncan, Arthur
Born 25 September 1933  (Pasadena, California, USA)
American trailblazing tap dancer on The Lawrence Welk Show from 1964 to 1982 which along with his earlier inclusion on Betty White's variety show (1954), made him the first African-American regular on variety television programs.
[Picture of Arthur Duncan]

 

Duncan Smith, Iain
Born 9 April 1954  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Leader of the Conservative Party from 2001-03.
[Picture of Iain Duncan Smith]

 

Dunem, Fernando Jose De Franca Dias Van
Born 24 August 1934  (Luanda, Portuguese Angola)
Former Angolan PM with a mouthful of a name.
[Picture of Fernando Jose De Franca Dias Van Dunem]

 

Dunn, Carola
Born 14 November 1946  ()
British-born American crime writer of the "Miss Daisy" set of novels.
[Picture of Carola Dunn]

 

Dunn, George
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
One of the last surviving Battle of Britain RAF men.
[Picture of George Dunn]

 

Dunne, Thomas
Born 24 October 1933  (Great Britain)
Lord Lieutenant of Hereford and Worcester from 1977, then (after the historic counties were restored) from 1998 the Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire until 2001 and the Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire until 2008.
[Picture of Thomas Dunne]

 

Duran, Roberto
Born 16 June 1951  (El Chorrillo, Panama)
Boxer who held world titles in four weight classes and boxed in five decades.
[Picture of Roberto Duran]

 

Durban, Alan
Born 7 July 1941  (Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales)
Welsh footballer and manager.
[Picture of Alan Durban]

 

Dureau, Scott
Born 29 July 1986  (Taree, Australia)
Australian former professional rugby league footballer.
[Picture of Scott Dureau]

 

Durham, Judith
Born 3 July 1943  (Essendon, Victoria, Australia)
Vocalist for Australian folkies The Seekers. Real name Judith Cock. Was once stalked by a woman who sent her 40 doormats through the post.
[Picture of Judith Durham]

 

Durk, Lil
Born 19 October 1992  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American rapper from the modern-day home of MCs getting shot dead, Chicago.
[Picture of Lil Durk]

 

Durst, Robert Robert Durst is no longer with us
Born 12 April 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 10 January 2022  (French Camp, California, USA)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
Real estate mogul implicated in the deaths of a number of people throughout the years.
[Picture of Robert Durst]

 

Duterte, Rodrigo
Born 28 March 1945  (Maasin, Philippines)
Colourful and controversial incumbent President of the Philippines, who made good on his promise of a brutal crackdown on drug users. And they say politicians never follow through…
[Picture of Rodrigo Duterte]

 

Duvall, Robert
Born 5 January 1931  (San Diego, California, USA)
US movie actor & director, in countless films since 1962.
[Picture of Robert Duvall]

 

Duvall, Shelley
Born 7 July 1949  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Actress, best known for her role in Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'.
[Picture of Shelley Duvall]

 

Duvitski, Janine
Born 28 June 1952  (Lancaster, England)
English actress who has appeared primarily in sitcoms. Most recently in ITV's 'Benidorm' as randy swinger Jacqueline Stewart.
[Picture of Janine Duvitski]

 

Dyer, Kieron
Born 29 December 1978  (Ipswich, England)
Footballer.
[Picture of Kieron Dyer]

 

Dylan, Bob
Born 24 May 1941  (Duluth, Minnesota, USA)
Legendary folk singer with an annoying voice. Still touring.
[Picture of Bob Dylan]

 

Dyson, James
Born 2 May 1947  (Cromer, United Kingdom)
Founder of the Dyson household item company
[Picture of James Dyson]

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