Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2022: E


Eames, Robin
Born 27 April 1936  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Anglican bishop. One of his greatest challenges under his tenure was helping settle a dispute over a local parade in 1996.
[Picture of Robin Eames]


Earl Jones, James
Born 17 January 1931  (Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA)
Actor who has had a 40-year career in movies without making it really big. However, he did provide the voice of Darth Vader in 'Star Wars' (the man in the suit was Dave Prowse). His father was Dead as a Doornail 2
  • Equatic Doom
  • (THEME) I Hear Voices
  • Trumps Disinfectant Chumps Joker!
  • Much Ado About Snuffing
  • Permanent Kip
  • Team 2022
  • (THEME) Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy
  • Zipline
  • [Picture of James Earl Jones]


    Earle, Sylvia
    Born 30 August 1935  (Gibbstown, New Jersey, USA)
    American marine biologist, working for National Geographic and featured on Netflix
    [Picture of Sylvia Earle]


    Easterby, Mick
    Born 30 March 1931  (Yorkshire, United Kingdom)
    Horse trainer, brother of the rather more successful Peter.
    [Picture of Mick Easterby]


    Eastham, George
    Born 23 September 1936  (Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
    Former Arsenal and Stoke City inside forward. Scored the winning goal in the 1972 League Cup final against Chelsea at the age of 35. Was a non-playing member of England's victoious 1966 World Cup squad.
    [Picture of George Eastham]


    Eastman, George
    Born 16 August 1942  (Genoa, Italy)
    Italian B-movie actor and screenwriter who used his towering stature to great effect as villains in gory horror films directed by Joe D'Amato, such as the insane, cannibalistic serial killer Klaus Wortmann in 1980's 'Antropophagus'.
    [Picture of George Eastman]


    Easton, Sheena
    Born 27 April 1959  (Bellshill, North Lanakshire, Scotland)
    Scottish singer who shot to fame when appearing in the proto-X Factor TV show 'The Big Time' in 1980 before recording a number of hit singles in the 1980s.
    [Picture of Sheena Easton]


    Eastwood, Clint
    Born 31 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
    College dropout son of a steelworker who made it big in spaghetti westerns and has been playing hard men ever since. Starred in the film which gave the DDP its name, so it will be truly ironic if he turn
    [Picture of Clint Eastwood]


    Eaton, Shirley
    Born 12 January 1937  (London, England)
    Actress, most famous for playing Jill Masterson, the Bond girl who died after being painted head to toe in gold paint in 'Goldfinger'.
    [Picture of Shirley Eaton]


    Ecclestone, Bernie
    Born 28 October 1930  (St Peter South Elmham, Suffolk, England)
    Top dog in the Formula 1 world, with sole control of F1 media rights and an estimated personal fortune of £2.4 billion, which makes him the 3rd wealthiest living Briton. Coincidentally, he's also the 3rd shortest man in Britain, standing just 2'9" in his
    [Picture of Bernie Ecclestone]


    Echeverría Álvarez, Luis Luis Echeverría Álvarez is no longer with us
    Born 17 January 1922  (Mexico City, Mexico)

    Died 8 July 2022  (Cuernavaca, Mexico)

    Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
    Controversial former President of Mexico.
    [Picture of Luis Echeverría Álvarez]


    Eckstein, Kiu
    Born 13 May 1927  (Munich, Germany)
    German TV host and journalist.
    [Picture of Kiu Eckstein]


    Eddy, Duane
    Born 26 April 1938  (Corning, New York, USA)
    Guitarist known for his twanging style in such hits as 'Peter Gunn'.
    [Picture of Duane Eddy]


    Eden, Barbara
    Born 23 August 1931  (Tucson, Arizona, USA)
    Best remembered for her role as Jeannie in 'I Dream of Jeannie'.
    [Picture of Barbara Eden]


    Eden, Rolf
    Born 6 February 1930  (Berlin, Germany)
    German actor and playboy. Died in August but not get the required obituary.
    [Picture of Rolf Eden]


    Edmonds, Mike
    Born 13 January 1944  (Chelmsford, Essex, England)
    Actor, best remembered as Little Ron in 'Maid Marian & Her Merry Men' or as Logray in 'Return of the Jedi'.
    [Picture of Mike Edmonds]


    Edmonds, Noel
    Born 22 December 1948  (Ilford, Essex, England)
    Bearded TV presenter who spunked away a small fortune on his ill-advised Mr Blobby theme parks, managed to kill a contestant on his 'Late Late Breakfast Show', then amazed everyone by making an unlikely comeback with 'Deal or No Deal'.
    [Picture of Noel Edmonds]


    Edwards, Barbara
    Born in   (exact date unknown)
    The BBC'S  first female television weather presenter.
    [Picture of Barbara Edwards]


    edwards, jorge
    Born 29 June 1931  (Santiago, Chile)
    Chilean novelist and ambassador.
    [Picture of jorge edwards]


    Edwards (singer), John
    Born 25 December 1944  (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
    Lead singer with The Spinners 1977-2000, including nr. 1 hit "Working My Way Back to You"
    [Picture of John Edwards (singer)]


    Egan, Rusty
    Born 19 September 1957  (London, United Kingdom)
    Former drummer for the British new wave band Rich Kids
    [Picture of Rusty Egan]


    Eiland, Giora
    Born in Kfar Hess, Israel  (exact date unknown)
    Israeli Major General. Born 1952.
    [Picture of Giora Eiland]


    Eilish, Billie
    Born 18 December 2001  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    Singer who has 8 gold singles in the US, 5 music awards, 6 Grammy nominations, Record of the Year, 2 active Guiness World Records and 3 UK top ten hits. She just turned 18 a month ago. Ever feel like you've wasted your life in comparison?
    [Picture of Billie Eilish]


    Ekland, Britt
    Born 6 October 1942  (Stockholm, Sweden)
    Actress, in film & TV, a former Bond Girl. Former wife of Peter Sellers.
    [Picture of Britt Ekland]


    ElBaradei, Mohamed
    Born 17 June 1942  (Egypt)
    Director General of the IAEA, former Vice President of Egypt, and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
    [Picture of Mohamed ElBaradei]


    Elford, Vic Vic Elford is no longer with us
    Born 10 June 1935  (London, England)

    Died 13 March 2022  (Florida, United States)

    Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
    Former Formula One racing driver, who won 8 points during his 13 race career in the 1960s.
    [Picture of Vic Elford]


    Elgin, Andrew Bruce, Earl of
    Born 17 February 1924  (Elgin, Scotland)
    The current Earl of Elgin. A former Grand Master Mason of Scotland, and the Chief of the Clan Bruce.
    [Picture of Andrew Bruce, Earl of Elgin]


    Elis-Thomas, Dafydd
    Born 18 October 1946  (Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales)
    Inaugural Llywydd of the Senedd.
    [Picture of Dafydd Elis-Thomas]


    Elizabeth II, Queen Queen Elizabeth II is no longer with us
    Born 21 April 1926  (London, England)

    Died 8 September 2022  (Balmoral Castle, Scotland)

    Age at death: 96  (read death notice)
    Queen of the UK, basically. Not a popular DDP pick, possibly because her late mother's longevity suggests she may have 20 years left in her yet.
    [Picture of Queen Elizabeth II]


    Elliman, Yvonne
    Born 29 December 1951  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
    Singer who was the original stage Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar.
    [Picture of Yvonne Elliman]


    Ellsberg, Daniel
    Born 7 April 1931  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
    Former military analyst for the RAND corporation who released the "Pentagon Papers" in 1971, outlining US decision-making during the Vietnam war.
    [Picture of Daniel Ellsberg]


    Ely, Ron
    Born 21 June 1938  (Hereford, Texas, USA)
    Actor, one of the former "Tarzan's".
    [Picture of Ron Ely]


    Ema, Zook
    Born in Beverley, England  (exact date unknown)
    Rugby league prop with the Hull Kingston Rovers. Born July 1963. Died in July without receiving a qualifying obit.
    [Picture of Zook Ema]


    Emerick, Louis
    Born 10 June 1960  (Liverpool, England)
    Actor best known as Mick Johnson in 'Brookside' and PC Walsh in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
    [Picture of Louis Emerick]


    Emerson, Roy
    Born 3 November 1936  (Blackbutt, Queensland, Australia)
    One of the all time great tennis players. Held the record for the most grand slam singles titles for many years until being surpassed by Pete Sampras.
    [Picture of Roy Emerson]


    Emin, Tracey
    Born 3 July 1963  (Croydon, Kent, England)
    Controversial artist & photographer.
    [Picture of Tracey Emin]


    Eminem, (rapper)
    Born 17 October 1972  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
    Uniquely popular caucasian rapper, recently settled into a comfortable midlife crisis.
    [Picture of (rapper) Eminem]


    Engel, Peter
    Date and place of birth unknown
    Producer of US teen sitcoms, most prominently 'Saved by the Bell'. Born c. 1936.
    [Picture of Peter Engel]


    Engel, Susan
    Born 25 March 1935  (Vienna, Austria)
    British actress on stage, TV and radio
    [Picture of Susan Engel]


    England, Mike
    Born 2 December 1941  (Holywell, Wales)
    Former Tottenham player who was played for and managed Wales.
    [Picture of Mike England]


    Engle, Joe
    Born 26 August 1932  (Chapman, Kansas, USA)
    Nasa astronaut, the last living pilot for the X-15 programme.
    [Picture of Joe Engle]


    English, Fanita
    Born 22 October 1916  (Galati, Romania)
    Psychoanalyst and psychotherapist. Died in January without getting a qualifying obit.
    [Picture of Fanita English]


    English, Paschal
    Born 5 March 1944  (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)
    Survivor: Marquesas contestant.
    [Picture of Paschal English]


    Englund, Robert
    Born 6 June 1947  (Glendale, California, USA)
    Actor. Best known as Freddy Krueger from the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' film series.
    [Picture of Robert Englund]


    Epstein, Anthony
    Born 18 May 1921  (Willesden, London, England)
    Scientist, one of the discovers of the Epstein-Barr virus.
    [Picture of Anthony Epstein]


    Erdogan, Recep Tayyip
    Born 26 February 1954  (Istanbul, Turkey)
    Prime Minister of Turkey since 2003.
    [Picture of Recep Tayyip Erdogan]


    Eriksson, Carl-Erik
    Born 20 May 1930  (Stockholm, Sweden)
    Olympic bobsledder for Sweden, first person to compete in six Olympic Games (1964-84). Flag bearer for Sweden in 1976 at Innsbruck.
    [Picture of Carl-Erik Eriksson]


    Ershad, Rowshan
    Born 19 July 1943  (Mymensingh District, Bangladesh)
    Bangladesh Jatiya Party politician, recently more in the hospital than out
    [Picture of Rowshan Ershad]


    Erskine, Carl
    Born 13 December 1926  (Anderson, Indiana, USA)
    Baseball pitcher for the Brooklyn (then Los Angeles) Dodgers.
    [Picture of Carl Erskine]


    Eskens, Margot
    Born 12 August 1936  (Dueren, Germany)
    German Schlager singer of the 50s and 60s. She died in July but did not receive a qualifying obit.
    [Picture of Margot Eskens]


    Estes, Richard
    Born 14 May 1932  (Kewanee, Illinois, USA)
    Artist, known for his paintings that were remarkably similar to actual photos.
    [Picture of Richard Estes]


    Estevez, Joe
    Born 13 February 1946  (Dayton, Ohio, USA)
    Actor, director, and producer, among the members of the Estevez/Sheen Hollywood dynasty.
    [Picture of Joe Estevez]


    Eubanks, Bob
    Born 8 January 1938  (Flint, Michigan, USA)
    American TV presenter and host of 'The Newlywed Game'.
    [Picture of Bob Eubanks]


    Eure, Wesley
    Born 17 August 1951  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
    Actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer, best known as Michael Horton in 'Days of Our Lives'.
    [Picture of Wesley Eure]


    Eustace, Peter
    Born 31 July 1944  (Stocksbridge, United Kingdom)
    English former football player and manager, for the most time in Sheffield.
    [Picture of Peter Eustace]


    Evans, Chris
    Born 1 April 1966  (Warrington, UK)
    Ginger TV and radio host who we all liked for 18 months in the 1990s and we've been paying for it ever since.
    [Picture of Chris Evans]


    Evans, Daniel J.
    Born 16 October 1925  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
    Former Governor/Senator from Washington.
    [Picture of Daniel J. Evans]


    Evans, Evans
    Born 26 November 1936  (Bluefield, West Virginia, USA)
    Actress and widow of director John Frankenheimer.
    [Picture of Evans Evans]


    Evans, Linda
    Born 18 November 1942  (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
    US actress, best known for playing Krystle Carrington in 'Dynasty' in the 1980s.
    [Picture of Linda Evans]


    Evans (Comedian), Lee
    Born 25 February 1964  (Bristol, England)
    English comedian who was NOT the namesake of the famed deadpooling gambit.
    [Picture of Lee Evans (Comedian)]


    Everton, Clive
    Born 7 September 1937  (Worcester, Worcestershire, England)
    Snooker TV commentator, a former billiards professional player.
    [Picture of Clive Everton]


    Ewing, Winnie
    Born 10 July 1929  (Glasgow, Scotland)
    One of the leading figures of the Scottish National Party. Won the Hamilton by-election in 1967, sparking the modern growth of the SNP as a major political force in Scotland.
    [Picture of Winnie Ewing]


    Exotic, Joe
    Born 5 March 1963  (Garden City, Kansas, USA)
    The Tiger King. Neglectful, eccentric zoo owner whose attempt to kill conservationist rival Carole Baskin sent him to prison and formed the basis of Netflix smash 'Tiger King'.
    [Picture of Joe Exotic]

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