Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2022: M


MacChesney, John
Born 8 July 1929  (Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA)
Bell Labs pioneer in optical communication, co-invented the modified chemical vapor deposition process in 1974, and high-purity "sol-gel" overcladding for optical fiber in the early 1980s
[Picture of John MacChesney]


MacDonald, Jerry
Born 13 March 1933  (Magnolia, Texas, USA)
Reality TV participant, who was the oldest House Guest on Big Brother USA.
[Picture of Jerry MacDonald]


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]


MacGregor, Sue
Born 30 August 1941  (Oxford, United Kingdom)
BBC Radio 4 broadcaster, former presenter of Woman's Hour and the Today programme.
[Picture of Sue MacGregor]


Machin, Mel
Born 16 April 1945  (Newcastle-under-Lyme, England)
Footballer and manager.
[Picture of Mel Machin]


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, 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]


Madoc, Ruth Ruth Madoc is no longer with us
Born 16 April 1943  (Norwich, Norfolk, England)

Died 9 December 2022  ()

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
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]


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]


Madsen, Elaine Loretta
Born 28 May 1932  (Romeoville, Illinois, USA)
American author and filmmaker who won an Emmy Award in 1983 for producing the documentary Better Than It Has To Be
[Picture of Elaine Loretta Madsen]


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


Mahmud, Sardar Zalmai
Born 2 February 1923  (place of birth unknown)
Former Afghan ambassador.
[Picture of Sardar Zalmai Mahmud]


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


Maisel, Jay
Born 18 January 1931  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Photographer. Took the photo of Miles Davis that appears on his 'Kind of Blue' album.
[Picture of Jay Maisel]


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


Malek, Rami
Born 12 May 1981  (Torrance, California, USA)
American actor with a striking face, put to award-winning use in Bohemian Rhapsody and No Time To Die
[Picture of Rami Malek]


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]


Maluf, Paulo
Born 3 September 1931  (Sao Paolo, Brazil)
Ancient Brazilian poltiician whose career spanned decades, but he never won the presidency
[Picture of Paulo Maluf]


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 Lata Mangeshkar is no longer with us
Born 28 September 1929  (Indore, India)

Died 6 February 2022  (Mumbai, India)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
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]


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]


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]


Mann, Marion
Born 29 March 1920  (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
American physician and pathologist. Died a while ago without a qualifying obituary.
[Picture of Marion 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]


Mansell, Nigel
Born 8 August 1953  (Upton-upon-Severn, UK)
Former F1 world champion, probably the UK's biggest sports star at one point although you don't see him on TV much these days.
[Picture of Nigel Mansell]


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


Mansfield, Michael
Born 12 October 1941  (London, England)
English human rights lawyer once deemed "the king of human rights work" by The Legal 500.
[Picture of Michael 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 22 June 1926  (Cape Town, South Africa)
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]


Manziel, Johnny
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]


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, Corinne
Born 4 December 1931  (Paris, France)
French actress popular in her homeland.
[Picture of Corinne 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]


Marcus, Rudolph A.
Born 21 July 1923  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Canadian-born chemist, received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
[Picture of Rudolph A. Marcus]


Margera, Bam
Born 28 September 1979  (West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA)
AKA Brandon Cole Margera - stuntman, daredevil, actor, personality & thrill seeking loony.
[Picture of Bam Margera]


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


Marichal, Juan
Born 20 October 1937  (Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic)
Former pitcher for the MLB team San Francisco Giants.
[Picture of Juan Marichal]


Marino, Dan
Born 15 September 1961  (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, aknowledged as one of the greatest of all time.
[Picture of Dan Marino]


Markle, Meghan
Born 4 August 1981  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress from 'Fringe', now linked with Prince Harry.
[Picture of Meghan Markle]


Markle Sr., Thomas
Born 18 July 1944  (Newport, Pennsylvania, USA)
Estranged father of Meghan Markle, seemingly in a WhatsApp group with every American gossip columnist.
[Picture of Thomas Markle Sr.]


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]


Maroni, Roberto Roberto Maroni is no longer with us
Born 15 March 1955  (Varese, Italy)

Died 22 November 2022  (Lozza, Italy)

Age at death: 67  (read death notice)
Italian politician and former secretary of the Interior
[Picture of Roberto Maroni]


Marr, Andrew
Born 31 July 1959  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Large eared journalist & TV presenter. Also an author on political history.
[Picture of Andrew Marr]


Marsh, Henry
Born 5 March 1950  (Oxford, England)
Preeminent brain surgeon now suffering from prostate cancer.
[Picture of Henry 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 Doll, Caren
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, 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. Died in May but did not recieve a qualifying obit.
[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]


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


Martin, Peter
Born in Gainsborough, Lancashire, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
English actor in Royle Family and Emmerdale, born 1934.
[Picture of Peter Martin]


Martin, Ricky
Born 24 December 1971  (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Puerto Rican pop singer, of 'Livin' la Vida Loca' fame/infamy. Finally came out after years of speculation in 2010.
[Picture of Ricky Martin]


Martin, Tim
Born 28 April 1955  (Norwich, United Kingdom)
Founder of the Wetherspoon pub company, for the more corporate beer drinker
[Picture of Tim Martin]


Martin, Tony
Born 16 December 1944  (Wisbech, United Kingdom)
Farmer from Norfolk who was convicted of the manslaughter of an intruder in 2000, which caused a media uproar over the issue of defending one's own property.
[Picture of Tony Martin]


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


Martinez-Ramos, Amelita
Born 29 December 1927  (Manila, Philippines)
Former First Lady of the Philippines wife of Fidel Ramos
[Picture of Amelita Martinez-Ramos]


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]


Marx, Clare Clare Marx is no longer with us
Born in England  (exact date unknown)

Died 27 November 2022  (Great Britain)

Age at death: 68  (read death notice)
Chair of the General Medical Council until stepping down due to pancreatic cancer in 2021. Born March 1954.
[Picture of Clare Marx]


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, Nick
Born 27 January 1944  (Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England)
Pink Floyd drummer and songwriter, equally well known for his long motorsport career in endurance and rallying events.
[Picture of Nick Mason]


Mass, Jochen
Born 30 September 1946  (Dorfen, Germany)
German Formula One racer and later a commentator, achieved one win and played himself in the 2013 movie Rush.
[Picture of Jochen Mass]


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]


Matlock, Glen
Born 27 August 1956  (London, England)
Another musician, this one being a member of the Sex Pistols.
[Picture of Glen Matlock]


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]


Maudsley, Robert
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]


Maurer, Robert
Born 20 July 1924  (Arkadelphia, Arkansas, USA)
American industrial physicist noted for his leadership in the invention of optical fiber
[Picture of Robert Maurer]


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


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


Mayer, Bernadette
Born 12 May 1945  (New York, New York, USA)
US poet.
[Picture of Bernadette Mayer]


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


Maze, Colette
Born 16 June 1914  (Paris, France)
French pianist. Still releasing albums well past 100.
[Picture of Colette Maze]


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]


McAlpine, Kenneth
Born 21 September 1920  (Cobham, UK)
Oldest living F1 driver, raced for Connaught Engineering between 1952 and 1955.
[Picture of Kenneth McAlpine]


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, C. W. C. W. McCall is no longer with us
Born 15 November 1928  (Audubon, Iowa, USA)

Died 1 April 2022  (Ouray, Colorado, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Country musician who had a massive hit with 'Convoy' in 1976.
[Picture of C. W. McCall]


McCallion, Hazel
Born 14 February 1921  (Port Daniel, Canada)
Longest-serving mayor of Mississauga, nicknamed "Hurricane Hazel" due to her outspoken political views.
[Picture of Hazel McCallion]


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]


McCann, Eamonn
Born 10 March 1943  (Derry, United Kingdom)
Irish politician, and civil activist for the People Before Profit movement, had to quit for health reasons
[Picture of Eamonn McCann]


McCann, Les
Born 23 September 1935  (Lexington, Kentucky, USA)
Jazz pianist and vocalist.
[Picture of Les McCann]


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]


McCarthy (politician), Kevin
Born 26 January 1965  (Bakersfield, California, USA)
Republican leader in the House of Representatives, an accidental promotion, he'll be gone sooner rather than later
[Picture of Kevin McCarthy (politician)]


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]


McClurg, Edie
Born 23 July 1945  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
American supporting actress and more recently voice actress
[Picture of Edie McClurg]


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]


McCurdy, Jennette
Born 26 June 1992  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former Nickelodeon teen actress, now a writer and director.
[Picture of Jennette McCurdy]


McDaniel, William J.
Born 26 February 1943  (Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA)
Retired Rear Admiral of the US Navy.
[Picture of William J. McDaniel]


McDermott, Terry
Born 8 December 1951  (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
English midfielder of the legendary Liverpool team of the 1970s and early 1980s, in which he won three European Cups and five league titles
[Picture of Terry 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 James McDivitt is no longer with us
Born 10 June 1929  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Died 13 October 2022  (Tucson, Arizona, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Former Astronaut.
[Picture of James McDivitt]


McDonald, Mac
Born 18 June 1949  (Long Island, New York, USA)
American actor typically playing the American on British TV, such as Captain Hollister on the BBC TV series 'Red Dwarf'.
[Picture of Mac McDonald]


McDonald, Michael
Born 12 February 1952  (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
Singer with Steely Dan, or more famously, The Doobie Brothers.
[Picture of Michael 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]


McDowell, Malcolm
Born 13 June 1943  (Leeds, England)
Actor who played the iconic Mick Travis in a trilogy of Lindsay Anderson films in the 60s, 70s and 80s before playing the villian in a succession of low rent films. You're way better than that, Malcolm...
[Picture of Malcolm McDowell]


McElhenny, Hugh Hugh McElhenny is no longer with us
Born 31 December 1928  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 17 June 2022  (Nevada, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
NFL Pro Bowler in the 1950s.
[Picture of Hugh McElhenny]


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]


McGee, Charles Charles McGee is no longer with us
Born 7 December 1919  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)

Died 16 January 2022  (Bethesda, Maryland, USA)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Tuskegee Airman
[Picture of Charles McGee]


McGiffin, Carol
Born 18 February 1960  (Maidstone, Kent, England)
TV panelist on inane afternoon show 'Loose Women'.
[Picture of Carol McGiffin]


Mcgrath, Bob Bob Mcgrath is no longer with us
Born 13 June 1932  (Ottawa, Illinois, USA)

Died 4 December 2022  (New Jersey, USA)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
US actor and all-around artist, mostly known for his role on Sesame Street
[Picture of Bob Mcgrath]


McGrath, Joseph
Born 28 March 1928  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish director, who directed the first Beatles music videos.
[Picture of Joseph McGrath]


McGregor, Bob
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, Barry
Born 15 October 1935  (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA)
Rock singer & guitarist.
[Picture of Barry McGuire]


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]


McKechnie, Vera
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
One of the earliest presenters of BBC Children's Television in the early 50s. Born 1929.
[Picture of Vera McKechnie]


McKee, David David McKee is no longer with us
Born 2 January 1935  (Tavistock, UK)

Died 7 April 2022  (Southern France on the rivieraaaaah)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
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. Died in April but did not receive a QO.
[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]


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 Virginia McLaurin is no longer with us
Born 12 March 1909  (South Carolina, USA)

Died 14 November 2022  (Olney, Maryland, USA)

Age at death: 113  (read death notice)
American centenarian.
[Picture of Virginia McLaurin]


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]


McMenemy, Lawrie
Born 26 July 1936  (Gateshead, United Kingdom)
English football coach, very notable for his stint at Southampton
[Picture of Lawrie McMenemy]


McMichael, Steve
Born 17 October 1957  (Houston, Texas, USA)
NFL player and wrestler, AKA "Mongo".
[Picture of Steve McMichael]


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


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]


McQueen, Gordon
Born 26 June 1952  (Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland)
Former Leeds United and Manchester United central defender.
[Picture of Gordon McQueen]


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]


McTell, Ralph
Born 3 December 1944  (Farnborough, Kent, England)
English folk singer-songwriter of 'Streets of London' fame.
[Picture of Ralph McTell]


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]


Medvedev, Roy
Born 14 November 1925  (Tblisi, Georgia)
Political writer, expelled from the Communist Party in 1969 after the release of his anti-Stalinist tome "Let History Judge".
[Picture of Roy Medvedev]


Medvedev, Vadim Andreyevich
Born 29 March 1929  (St Petersburg, Russia)
Russian politician and member of the Politburo since 1988.
[Picture of Vadim Andreyevich Medvedev]


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]


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


Melia, Jimmy
Born 1 November 1937  (Liverpool, England)
Footballer and manager.
[Picture of Jimmy Melia]


Melinek, Alan Alan Melinek is no longer with us
Born in Watford, London, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)

Died 21 October 2022  (Hertfordshire, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Senior citizen popularly known as the Watford "Piano Grandad" with tons of social media followers - born 1936
[Picture of Alan Melinek]


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


Mellis, Louis
Born in Scotland, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
Screenwriter, for example Sexy Beast. Also a voice Actor in Star Wars: KOTOR II
[Picture of Louis Mellis]


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]


Menotti, César Luis
Born 22 October 1938  (Rosario, Argentina)
Sad-eyed, chain smoking manager of the Argentina national team from 1974-1983.
[Picture of César Luis Menotti]


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]


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]


Merchant, Jimmy
Born 10 February 1940  (New York, New York, USA)
American singer and musician whose band The Teenagers was not really that anymore when they disbanded in 2005
[Picture of Jimmy Merchant]


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]


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 16 May 1926  (Devon, England)
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]


Michiko, Empress
Born 20 October 1934  (Tokyo, Japan)
Wife of abdicated Japanese Emperor Akihito, now to be called "The Empress Emerita"
[Picture of Empress Michiko]


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


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


Mikulski, Barbara
Born 20 July 1936  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
United States Senator from Maryland from 1987 to 2017
[Picture of Barbara Mikulski]


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]


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]


Miley, Peggy
Born 5 July 1941  (New York City, New York, USA)
Actress in numerous films and TV shows over the years who also appeared in a fondly-remembered Cheerios commercial. Born 1941.
[Picture of Peggy Miley]


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


Millar, Jimmy Jimmy Millar is no longer with us
Born 20 November 1934  (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Died 20 October 2022  (Scotland, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Scottish footballer (Rangers).
[Picture of Jimmy Millar]


Millar, Robin
Born 18 December 1951  (Tottenham, London, England)
Hugely successful music producer, behind such acts as Sade, Fine Young Cannibals and Big Country, to name a few.
[Picture of Robin Millar]


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


Miller, Butch
Born 21 October 1944  (Auckland, New Zealand)
Retired professional wrestler, one half of the The Bushwhackers tag team.
[Picture of Butch Miller]


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 2022?
[Picture of Joyce Miller]


Miller, T. J.
Born 4 June 1981  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
American film and TV actor (Cloverfield), more recently with several allegations of different kinds against him
[Picture of T. J. Miller]


Mills, Billy
Born 30 June 1938  (Pine Ridge, South Dakota, USA)
US 10k Olympic winner in 1964, born as Tamakoce Te'Hila
[Picture of Billy Mills]


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, 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]


Milnor, John
Born 20 February 1931  (Orange, New Jersey, United States)
Highly decorated American mathematician
[Picture of John Milnor]


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


Mimieux, Yvette Yvette Mimieux is no longer with us
Born 8 January 1942  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 17 January 2022  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
Once-feted Hollywood leading lady, now best remembered as Weena in 1960's "The Time Machine".
[Picture of Yvette Mimieux]


Minco, Marga
Born 31 March 1920  (Ginneken, Netherlands)
Dutch journalist and writer.
[Picture of Marga Minco]


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]


Minogue, Kylie
Born 28 May 1968  (Melbourne, Australia)
Pint-sized Aussie singer, formerly of 'Neighbours' fame. Diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in May 2005, but has since made a full recovery.
[Picture of Kylie Minogue]


Minujin, Marta
Born 30 January 1943  (San Telmo, Buenos Airesm Argentina)
Argentinian conceptual avantgarde artist
[Picture of Marta Minujin]


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]


Mita, Luigi Ciriaco De
Born 2 February 1928  (Nusco, Italy)
Prime Minister of Italy for a bit, but then, everybody gets a turn at this. Died in May but did not recieve a QO.
[Picture of Luigi Ciriaco De Mita]


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, Jon
Date and place of birth unknown
British meteorologist and weatherman.
[Picture of Jon 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]


Miyake, Issey Issey Miyake is no longer with us
Born 22 April 1938  (Hiroshima, Japan)

Died 5 August 2022  (Japan)

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Notable japanese fashion and perfume designer
[Picture of Issey Miyake]


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]


Mladenova, Galya
Date and place of birth unknown
Former First lady of Bulgaria, widow of Petar Mladenov
[Picture of Galya Mladenova]


Moberly, Patrick
Born 2 September 1928  (London, England)
British diplomat. Former ambassador to Israel and South Africa.
[Picture of Patrick Moberly]


Modrow, Hans
Born 27 January 1928  (Jasienica, Weimar Republic)
German politician and the last communist premier of East Germany
[Picture of Hans Modrow]


Moeliku, Visesio
Born in Sigave, Wallis & Futuna  (exact date unknown)
Former King of Sigave in the Wallis & Futuna Isles. Born 1922.
[Picture of Visesio Moeliku]


Mohamad, Mahathir
Born 10 July 1925  (Alor Setar, Malaysia)
Two-time and incumbent prime minister of Malaysia, the oldest serving elected world leader as of the start of 2019.
[Picture of Mahathir Mohamad]


Molan, Jim
Born 11 April 1950  (East Melbourne, Australia)
Australian politician and Liberal Senator since 2017
[Picture of Jim Molan]


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]


Montague, George George Montague is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 18 March 2022  (Brighton, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
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]


Montenegro, Fernanda
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]


Moody, Ben
Born 22 January 1981  (Little Rock, Arkansas, USA)
Co-founder of dark rock band Evanescence
[Picture of Ben Moody]


Moon, Mary
Date and place of birth unknown
Actress in a number of bit-part roles during the 70s.
[Picture of Mary Moon]


Moore, Dorothy
Born 13 October 1946  (Jackson, Mississippi, USA)
R&B singer of 'Misty Blue' fame.
[Picture of Dorothy Moore]


Moore, Kenton
Born 31 March 1932  (Coventry, Warwickshire, England)
Actor who played Noah in 'Doctor Who' story 'The Ark in Space'.
[Picture of Kenton 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, Peter
Born 19 July 1946  (Wales)
Serial killer, dubbed "The Man In Black". Not the former DDP host, probably!
[Picture of Peter 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, Shemar
Born 20 April 1970  (Oakland, California, USA)
American TV actor, first in The Young and the Restless, and occasional fashion model
[Picture of Shemar 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]


Morales Bermúdez, Francisco Francisco Morales Bermúdez is no longer with us
Born 4 October 1921  (Lima, Peru)

Died 14 July 2022  (Lima, Peru)

Age at death: 100  (read death notice)
President of Peru from 1975-1980.
[Picture of Francisco Morales Bermúdez]


Morecambe, Joan
Born in England, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
Eric Morecambe's widow, a dancer and frequent participant in his shows of Morecambe & Wise
[Picture of Joan Morecambe]


Moreland, Mo
Born in   (exact date 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]


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, Derrick
Born 27 March 1940  (Clarendon, Jamaica)
Pre-Bob Marley Reggae star
[Picture of Derrick Morgan]


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


Morgan, Jaye P.
Born 3 December 1931  (Montezuma County, Colorado, USA)
Husky-voiced singer and actress. Frequently appeared as a judge on 'The Gong Show', but was banned from it after exposing her breasts on national TV. Not to be confused with the long-deceased banker whose name was the source of her "Jaye P" nickname.
[Picture of Jaye P. Morgan]


Morgan, Kenneth O.
Born 16 May 1934  (Wales, Great Britain)
Baron Morgan, Welsh historian and intellectual leader of the Welsh Labour Party
[Picture of Kenneth O. 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]


Morgan, Priscilla
Born 14 January 1934  (Essex, United Kingdom)
British TV actress, more from the B-list, however married to DeathList favourite Clive Dunn until his death.
[Picture of Priscilla Morgan]


Morgan, Sally
Born 20 September 1951  (Fulham, London, England)
British psychic. Once tried communicating with the spirit of a living audience member! Hmm, maybe it's all fake… Born 1951.
[Picture of Sally Morgan]


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]


Moriarty, P.H.
Born 27 February 1939  (Deptford, London, England)
Actor - 'The Long Good Friday'.
[Picture of P.H. Moriarty]


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]


Morley, Ken
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]


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]


Morris, Raymond Stanley Raymond Stanley Morris is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 28 August 2022  ()

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
English Lord, the owner of Balgonie Castle, and Laird of Balgonie and Edderdoll. Died in August, but has not received a QO so far.
[Picture of Raymond Stanley Morris]


Morris, Ron
Born 27 April 1935  (Glendale, California, USA)
US Olympic pole vaulter. Won silver at the 1960 Olympics.
[Picture of Ron 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, Robert Robert Morse is no longer with us
Born 18 May 1931  (Newton, Massachusetts, USA)

Died 20 April 2022  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
Actor who played advertising executive Bertram Cooper in 'Mad Men'.
[Picture of Robert Morse]


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]


Moser, Edda
Born 27 October 1938  (Berlin, Germany)
German operatic soprano, mainly known for her Mozart performances
[Picture of Edda Moser]


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]


Motson, John
Born 10 July 1945  (Salford, Lancashire, England)
Nerdy, long-time, sheepskin-clad football commentator.
[Picture of John Motson]


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]


Moyers, Bill
Born 5 June 1934  (Hugo, Oklahoma, USA)
Journalist and White House Press Secretary under LBJ, one of the few major personnel left from his administration.
[Picture of Bill Moyers]


Mubarak, Suzanne
Born 28 February 1941  (Al Minya Governorate, Egypt)
Wife of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.
[Picture of Suzanne Mubarak]


Mueller-Stahl, Armin
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]


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]


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 12 November 1932  (Berbice, Guyana)
Guyana-born actress, one of first black actors to appear regularly on British television in the 1960s and 70s.
[Picture of Carmen Munroe]


Muntari, Mohammed
Born 20 December 1993  (Kumasi, Ghana)
Qatari footballer.
[Picture of Mohammed Muntari]


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 1932  (Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England)
TV actor, best known as George Roper in 'George and Mildred'.
[Picture of Brian Murphy]


Murphy, Dervla Dervla Murphy is no longer with us
Date and place of birth unknown

Died 22 May 2022  (West Waterford, Ireland)

Age at death: 90  (read death notice)
an Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books for over 40 years. Murphy is best known for her 1965 book Full Tilt: Ireland to India With a Bicycle, about an overland cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India
[Picture of Dervla Murphy]


Murphy, Peter
Born 11 July 1957  (Northampton, England)
English singer-songwriter, former vocalist for the band Bauhaus, known as the Godfather of Goth.
[Picture of Peter Murphy]


Murray, Al
Born 10 May 1968  (Stewkley, United Kingdom)
British comedian, The Pub's Landlord and candidate for Parliament
[Picture of Al Murray]


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.
[Picture of Anne Murray]


Murray, Bill
Born 21 September 1950  (Wilmette, Illinois, USA)
Comic actor of 'Ghostbusters', 'Groundhog Day" and 'Lost In Translation' fame.
[Picture of Bill Murray]


Murray, Cheryl
Born 13 July 1952  (Liverpool, UK)
Played Suzie Birchall on "Coronation Street" between 1977 and 1979, her career was derailed by MS.
[Picture of Cheryl Murray]


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.
[Picture of Jenni Murray]


Murray, Patrick
Born 17 December 1956  (London, England)
British comic actor, Mickey Pearce in 'Only Fools And Horses'.
[Picture of Patrick Murray]


Murray, Pete
Born 19 September 1925  (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]


Myatt, Hugo
Born 13 December 1945  (Hendon, UK)
Treguard the cackling dungeon master in late 80s/early 90s kids' TV classic "Knightmare". Oooooh, nasty…..
[Picture of Hugo Myatt]


Myers, Gary
Born 22 July 1941  (Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia)
Actor, the original Cadbury "Milk Tray Man" in the long-running series of adverts.
[Picture of Gary Myers]


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

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