Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2022: P

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Paramo, Josefina Isabel Villalobos
Born 5 August 1924  (New York, New York, USA)
Former First Lady of Ecuador, widow to Sixto Durán Ballén
[Picture of Josefina Isabel Villalobos Paramo]

 

Parfitt, Judy
Born 7 November 1935  (Sheffield, UK)
Veteran actress, currently starring in "Call the Midwife".
[Picture of Judy Parfitt]

 

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

 

Park, Brian
Born in Fife, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Former 'Corrie' executive producer nicknamed "Axeman" by the press for removing swaths of longtime characters in an attempt to rejuvenate a ratings slump.
[Picture of Brian Park]

 

Parker, Eugene Eugene Parker is no longer with us
Born 10 June 1927  (Houghton, Michigan, USA)

Died 15 March 2022  (United States)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
American solar astrophysicist, the first ever living person to have an operational spacecraft named after them.
[Picture of Eugene Parker]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Parker, Tom Tom Parker is no longer with us
Born 4 August 1988  (Bolton, United Kingdom)

Died 30 March 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 33  (read death notice)
British member of the millenial boyband "The Wanted"
[Picture of Tom Parker]

 

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

 

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

 

Parkes, Tony
Born 5 May 1949  (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
English former professional footballer. After retiring, he became a coach in service of the Blackburn Rovers
[Picture of Tony Parkes]

 

Parkin, Molly
Born 3 February 1932  (Pontycyner, Wales)
Painter, journalist & fashion expert, a key part of the "Swinging Sixties" fashionistas. Born 1932.
[Picture of Molly Parkin]

 

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

 

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

 

Parkinson, Robin Robin Parkinson is no longer with us
Born 25 October 1929  (Coventry, England)

Died 7 May 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Actor who some might recognise for his appearances in oodles of sitcoms and that slightly stuttering delivery he used to do.
[Picture of Robin Parkinson]

 

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

 

Parsons, Anne Anne Parsons is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 28 March 2022  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Age at death: 64  (read death notice)
President of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Born c.1960.
[Picture of Anne Parsons]

 

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

 

Pärt, Arvo
Born 11 September 1935  (Paide, Järva County, Estonia)
Estonian classical music composer.
[Picture of Arvo Pärt]

 

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

 

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

 

Pastan, Linda
Born 27 May 1932  (New York, New York, USA)
American poet.
[Picture of Linda Pastan]

 

Patel, Priti
Born 29 March 1972  (London, United Kingdom)
Anti-immigrant home secretary born to immigrant parents, serving duck face on her official portrait
[Picture of Priti Patel]

 

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

 

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

 

Patrese, Riccardo
Born 17 April 1954  (Padua, Italy)
Very durable Formula racing driver with six wins
[Picture of Riccardo Patrese]

 

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

 

Patterson, Thunderbolt
Born 8 July 1941  (Waterloo, Iowa, United States)
American retired professional wrestler who got blacklisted for his promotion of a union
[Picture of Thunderbolt Patterson]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pavelich, Marty
Born 6 November 1927  (Salte Ste Marie, Canada)
Hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings.
[Picture of Marty Pavelich]

 

Paxman, Jeremy
Born 11 May 1950  (Leeds, England)
Waspish presenter of 'Newsnight' who famously asked the same question to former Home Secretary Michael Howard 12 times in 1997. Retired from the Newsnight hotseat in June 2014.
[Picture of Jeremy Paxman]

 

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

 

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

 

Payne, Sara
Born 1 March 1969  (Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England)
Mother of the murdered Sarah Payne and campaigner for the right for people to know where convicted paedophiles live. Born 1969.
[Picture of Sara Payne]

 

Peach, Mary
Born 20 October 1934  (Durban, South Africa)
BAFTA-nominated film and TV actress. Widow of Hammer horror screenwriter Jimmy Sangster.
[Picture of Mary Peach]

 

Peake, John John Peake is no longer with us
Born 26 August 1924  (England)

Died 30 March 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
British hockey player who played at the 1948 Olympics, though lost to past deadpooling legend Balbir Singh.
[Picture of John Peake]

 

Pearcy, Stephen
Born 3 July 1956  (Long Beach, California, USA)
Ratt guitarist now dealing with a liver cancer diagnosis that's been going round and round.
[Picture of Stephen Pearcy]

 

Pearson, Graeme
Born 1 April 1950  (Partick, Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish policeman and former MSP.
[Picture of Graeme Pearson]

 

Peiper, Allan
Born 26 August 1960  (Alexandra, Australia)
Australian cyclist and team manager
[Picture of Allan Peiper]

 

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

 

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

 

Pember, Ron Ron Pember is no longer with us
Born 11 April 1934  (London, England)

Died 8 March 2022  (Essex, Great Britain)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Prolific character actor who retired after having a stroke in 1992.
[Picture of Ron Pember]

 

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

 

Pender, John
Born 19 November 1963  (Luton, United Kingdom)
Irish footballer who captained a Burnley team to promotion twice, now battling ALS
[Picture of John Pender]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Penrose, Oliver
Born 6 June 1929  (Marylebone, London, United Kingdom)
British theoretical physicist and professor, brother of science giant Roger Penrose
[Picture of Oliver Penrose]

 

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

 

Penske, Roger
Born 20 February 1937  (Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA)
Owner of US motorsports team Team Penske.
[Picture of Roger Penske]

 

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

 

Perez, George George Perez is no longer with us
Born 9 June 1954  (New York, New York, USA)

Died 6 May 2022  (Sanford, Florida, USA)

Age at death: 67  (read death notice)
Comic book cartoonist with both Marvel ('The Avengers') and DC ('The New Teen Titans', 'Wonder Woman').
[Picture of George Perez]

 

Perhacs, Linda
Born 1 December 1943  (Mill Valley, California, USA)
American folk singer whose 1970 album "Parallelograms" was rediscovered as a lost classic upon its reissue in the late 1990s.
[Picture of Linda Perhacs]

 

Perkins, Useni Eugene
Born 13 September 1932  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American poet whose poem "Hey Black Child" is well known to African American households.
[Picture of Useni Eugene Perkins]

 

Pernaut, Jean-Pierre Jean-Pierre Pernaut is no longer with us
Born 8 April 1950  (Amiens, France)

Died 2 March 2022  (Paris, France)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
news reader and broadcaster on French television, currently in a race to the grave against George Alagiah
[Picture of Jean-Pierre Pernaut]

 

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

 

Perrett, Peter
Born 8 April 1952  (Camberwell, London, United Kingdom)
English musician and the frontman and main creative force of rock band the Only Ones
[Picture of Peter Perrett]

 

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

 

Perry, Joe
Born 10 September 1950  (Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA)
Guitarist and sometime vocalist with rockers Aerosmith.
[Picture of Joe Perry]

 

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

 

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

 

Persoff, Nehemiah Nehemiah Persoff is no longer with us
Born 2 August 1919  (Jerusalem, Palestine Mandate (now Israel))

Died 5 April 2022  (San Luis Obispo, California, USA)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Palestine-born American character actor.
[Picture of Nehemiah Persoff]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pettifer, Julian
Born 21 July 1935  (Malmesbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom)
British TV host and announcer, and also former President of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds - kill your cats!
[Picture of Julian Pettifer]

 

Pettit, Bob
Born 12 December 1932  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
Retired basketball player. Played for the Milwaukee Hawks/St. Louis Hawks from 1954-65.
[Picture of Bob Pettit]

 

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

 

Peyton, K. M.
Born 2 August 1929  (Birmingham, England)
Winner of the 1969 Carnegie medal for her children's book 'Flambards' which was made into a TV series in 1979. Made an MBE in 2014.
[Picture of K. M. Peyton]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Picone, Vito
Born 20 March 1941  (Staten Island, New York, USA)
50s doo-wopper with the Elegants whose nursery-rhyme-inspired "Little Star" was one of the rock era's earliest US one-hit wonders. Befitting his mobster-sounding name, he later cameoed in 'Goodfellas' and 'The Sopranos'.
[Picture of Vito Picone]

 

Pienkowski, Jan Jan Pienkowski is no longer with us
Born 8 August 1936  (Warsaw, Poland)

Died 19 February 2022  ()

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Polish-British author of children's books
[Picture of Jan Pienkowski]

 

Pieters, Amy
Born 1 June 1991  (Haarlem, Netherlands)
Dutch road and track cyclist, sadly in a coma at the turn of the year after an accident
[Picture of Amy Pieters]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pinkel, Gary
Born 27 April 1952  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
American football college coach just introduced into their Hall of Fame
[Picture of Gary Pinkel]

 

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

 

Piquet, Nelson
Born 17 August 1952  (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)
Three-time winner of the Formula One world championship. He didn't like the rising star of Ayrton Senna though
[Picture of Nelson Piquet]

 

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

 

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

 

Pitoi, Falesa
Born in Tuvalu  (exact date unknown)
Dentist-turned Tuvalu politician.
[Picture of Falesa Pitoi]

 

Pizzuto Jr., Gerald
Born 11 January 1956  (United States)
US murderer on death row, trying to get out of prison for years because of health issues. Will not score if executed.
[Picture of Gerald Pizzuto Jr.]

 

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

 

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

 

Playfair, Wendy
Born 28 August 1926  (Woolahra, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian character actress with one of her best-remembered roles in 'Prisoner: Cell Block H'.
[Picture of Wendy Playfair]

 

Pleasence, Angela
Born 30 September 1941  (Chapeltown, Sheffield, United Kingdom)
British actress, mainly on TV during the 70s and 80s, daughter of Donald Pleasance
[Picture of Angela Pleasence]

 

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

 

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

 

Plumb, Henry Henry Plumb is no longer with us
Born 27 March 1925  (Warwickshire, England)

Died 15 April 2022  ()

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
British peer and NFU leader.
[Picture of Henry Plumb]

 

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

 

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

 

Poitier, Sidney Sidney Poitier is no longer with us
Born 20 February 1927  (Miami, Florida, USA)

Died 6 January 2022  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Black actor who grew up in the Bahamas as the son of a "dirt farmer", according to IMDb, though what one of those is, is anyone's guess. Anyway, he emigrated to the US and went on to become a leading movie star of the 1950s and '60s, taking lead roles in
[Picture of Sidney Poitier]

 

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

 

Polnareff, Michel
Born 3 July 1944  (Nerac, Lot-et-Garonne, France)
Frizzy-haired singer-songwriter highly popular in his native France.
[Picture of Michel Polnareff]

 

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

 

Pool, Steve
Born 5 November 1953  (USA)
Seattle-based weatherman.
[Picture of Steve Pool]

 

Poots, Edwin
Born 27 May 1965  (Lisburn, Northern Ireland)
Northern Irish politician with an amusing surname.
[Picture of Edwin Poots]

 

Pop, Iggy
Born 21 April 1947  (Muskegon, Michigan, USA)
Former front man of The Stooges and online insurance salesman, but also successful as a solo artist. Born James Jewell Osterberg, Jr., he got his nickname from another of his old bands, The Iguanas. Celebrated for being a pioneer of stage-diving and cro
[Picture of Iggy Pop]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pressler, Larry
Born 29 March 1942  (Humboldt, South Dakota, USA)
Ex senator from South Dakota now with a touch of pancreatic cancer.
[Picture of Larry Pressler]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Price, Cornelius
Born in Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish gang leader now before court and in a coma, born 1982
[Picture of Cornelius Price]

 

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

 

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

 

Price, Kelly
Born 4 April 1973  (New York City, New York, USA)
American R&B and gospel singer who lent her voice to several rap hits, had heavy COVID in late 2021
[Picture of Kelly Price]

 

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

 

Priest, Christopher
Born 14 July 1943  (Cheadle, Cheshire, England)
British sci-fi novelist whose works are heavily influenced by H. G. Wells.
[Picture of Christopher Priest]

 

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

 

Prime, Geoffrey
Born 21 February 1938  (place of birth unknown)
Former British spy, convicted in 1982 for espionage and child abuse and was released in 2001.
[Picture of Geoffrey Prime]

 

Pritchard, Frank
Born 3 November 1983  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Rugby player. Also known as "Frank the Tank", might as well be if you're a rugby player named Frank...
[Picture of Frank Pritchard]

 

Procter, Peter
Born 16 January 1930  (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England)
British former cycling champion, rally driver and racing driver.
[Picture of Peter Procter]

 

Prokop, Matthew
Born 29 July 1990  (Victoria, Texas, USA)
Disney movie actor, most notably in 'High School Musical 3'. Career is on seemingly permanent hiatus after he was discovered to be a big fan of punching girlfriends in the face.
[Picture of Matthew Prokop]

 

Protopopov, Oleg
Born 16 June 1932  (St .Petersburg, Russia)
Figure skater, gold medal winner in the 1964 & 1968 Olympics.
[Picture of Oleg Protopopov]

 

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

 

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

 

Puckett, Gary
Born 17 October 1942  (Hibbing, Minnesota, USA)
Of Union Gap fame. Despite more hits in his native US, his band only topped the charts in the UK, with the oft-misinterpreted "Young Girl".
[Picture of Gary Puckett]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pursey, Jimmy
Born 9 February 1955  (Hersham, Surrey, England)
Punk musician with Sham 69.
[Picture of Jimmy Pursey]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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