Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2022: S


McFarlane, Elaine "Spanky"
Born 19 June 1942  ()
Frontwoman of the 60s sunshine pop act Spanky and Our Gang.
[Picture of Elaine


Sabin, Alec
Born 28 August 1947  (Yorkshire, United Kingdom)
TV Actor in Dr Who, Tinker Tailor, Coronation St,…
[Picture of Alec Sabin]


Sadler, Mike
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Last surviving member of the original SAS, awarded the Military Cross for D-Day operations. Born c.1920.
[Picture of Mike Sadler]


Safarov, Ramil
Born 25 August 1977  (Jabrayil, Azerbaijan, Soviet Union)
Azerbaijani army officer amd convicted murderer of an Armenian Lieutenant
[Picture of Ramil Safarov]


Sagebrecht, Marianne
Born 27 August 1945  (Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany)
German film actress.
[Picture of Marianne Sagebrecht]


Said, Sayyid Jamshid bin Abdullah Al
Born 16 September 1929  (Unguja, Zanzibar)
1963-64 last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar.
[Picture of Sayyid Jamshid bin Abdullah Al Said]


Saïd, Wafic
Born 21 December 1939  (Damascus, Syria)
Syrian businessman.
[Picture of Wafic Saïd]


Sainsbury, John John Sainsbury is no longer with us
Born 2 November 1927  (Great Britain)

Died 14 January 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Baron Sainsbury, british peer and businessman and a former member of the steering committee of the Bilderberg Group
[Picture of John Sainsbury]


Saint, Eva Marie
Born 4 July 1924  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Actress, best known for her role in 'North by Northwest'.
[Picture of Eva Marie Saint]


Saint-Marie, Buffy
Born 20 February 1941  (Qu'Appelle Valley, Canada)
Canadian singer-songwriter who has worked extensively in promoting the rights of fellow First Nationers.
[Picture of Buffy Saint-Marie]


Saint-Martin, Yves
Born 8 September 1941  (Agen, Lot-et-Garonne, France)
French champion jockey, won all the classics and was France's leading jockey on 15 occasions.
[Picture of Yves Saint-Martin]


Sainty, John
Born 24 March 1946  (London, UK)
Former Reading and Bournemouth striker.
[Picture of John Sainty]


Sajak, Pat
Born 26 December 1946  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
American host of Wheel of Fortune.
[Picture of Pat Sajak]


Sakamoto, Ryuichi
Born 17 January 1952  (Tokyo, Japan)
Founding member of the Japanese electronic music band, Yellow House Orchestra.
[Picture of Ryuichi Sakamoto]


Saldivar, Yolanda
Born 19 September 1960  (Jimenez, Tamaulipas, Mexico)
Killer of popular Mexican singer Selena.
[Picture of Yolanda Saldivar]


Salman, Tarek
Born 5 December 1997  (Qatar)
Qatari footballer.
[Picture of Tarek Salman]


Salm-Horstmar, Princess Felicitas of
Born 31 March 1920  (Eisenach, Germany)
Grandmother of the late Prince Georg-Constantin of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, part of the House of Wettin. As I think we all suspected, really...
[Picture of Princess Felicitas of Salm-Horstmar]


Salva, Victor
Born 29 March 1958  (Martinez, California, USA)
US horror film director, especially the Jeepers Creepers movies.
[Picture of Victor Salva]


Samphan, Khieu
Born 27 July 1931  (Svay Rieng, French Indochina (now Cambodia))
Cambodian communist politician, President of the State Presidium of Democratic Kampuchea from 1976 to 1979.
[Picture of Khieu Samphan]


Samuelson, Sydney Sydney Samuelson is no longer with us
Born 7 December 1925  (London, UK)

Died 14 December 2022  (London, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
First person to hold the post of British Film Commissioner.
[Picture of Sydney Samuelson]


Sanchez, Felix
Born 13 December 1975  (Barcelona, Spain)
Spanish football coach, currently in charge of the Qatar national football team.
[Picture of Felix Sanchez]


Sanchez, Jaime
Born 19 December 1938  (Rincon, Puerto Rico)
Actor, Chino in the original Broadway West Side Story.
[Picture of Jaime Sanchez]


Sanders, Bernie
Born 8 September 1941  (New York City, New York, USA)
Leftist Democrat senator who took on Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for the US presidency in 2016.
[Picture of Bernie Sanders]


Sanders, Ed
Born 17 August 1939  (Kansas City, Missouri, USA)
American poet, singer and social activist, regarded as a bridge between the Beat and the Hippie generation
[Picture of Ed Sanders]


Sanders, Richard
Born 23 August 1940  (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA)
Actor best known as newsman Les Nessman in sitcom 'WKRP in Cincinnati'.
[Picture of Richard Sanders]


Sanderson, William
Born 10 January 1944  (Memphis, Tennesse, USA)
Actor who appeared in Blade Runner and Deadwood.
[Picture of William Sanderson]


Sandusky, Jerry
Born 26 January 1944  (Washington, Pennsylvania, USA)
Former coach of the Penn State University American football team, arrested in 2011 for alleged sexual abuse.
[Picture of Jerry Sandusky]


Sang, Samantha
Born 5 August 1951  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian singer, best known for “Emotion” with the Bee Gees.
[Picture of Samantha Sang]


Sani, Dino
Born 23 May 1932  (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Brazilian footballer, as a midfielder.
[Picture of Dino Sani]


Sansom, C. J.
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland  (exact date unknown)
Scottish crime novelist known for his book series about Tudor-era detective Shardlake. Born 1952
[Picture of C. J. Sansom]


Sansom, Kenny
Born 26 September 1958  (London, England)
Former Arsenal FC and England international left back.
[Picture of Kenny Sansom]


Santiago, Herman
Born 18 February 1941  (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Puerto Rican rock and roll pioneer with the vocal group Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, co-wrote Why Do Fools Fall In Love?
[Picture of Herman Santiago]


Sarandon, Chris
Born 24 July 1942  (Beckley, West Virginia, USA)
Actor, starred in 'Fright Night'.
[Picture of Chris Sarandon]


Sarne, Mike
Born 6 August 1940  (London, England)
Actor and singer with a varied career in television and film as well as the pop charts.
[Picture of Mike Sarne]


Sarney, Jose
Born 24 April 1930  (Pinheiro, Brazil)
Former President of Brazil 1985-1990 who has a steadily expanding medical history
[Picture of Jose Sarney]


Sarney, Marly de Padua Macieira
Born 4 December 1932  (Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil)
Former First lady of Brazil, wife of José Sarney
[Picture of Marly de Padua Macieira Sarney]


Sartzetakis, Christos Christos Sartzetakis is no longer with us
Born 6 April 1929  (Thessaloniki, Greece)

Died 3 February 2022  (Athens, Greece)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
President of Greece from 1985-1990.
[Picture of Christos Sartzetakis]


Sasamoto, Tsuneko Tsuneko Sasamoto is no longer with us
Born 1 September 1914  (Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan)

Died 15 August 2022  (Kamakura, Japan)

Age at death: 107  (read death notice)
Japan's first female photojournalist.
[Picture of Tsuneko Sasamoto]


Satton, Lon
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA  (exact date unknown)
American stage actor and composer mostly known in Britain.
[Picture of Lon Satton]


Saturn, Perry
Born 25 October 1966  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
American wrestler, born Perry Arthur Satullo.
[Picture of Perry Saturn]


Saud, Prince Khalid bin Faisal Al
Born 24 February 1940  (Riyadh, Saudi-Arabia)
Saudi-Arabian royalty and high-ranking politician. Friend of Prince Charles and quite possibly on the Crown Prince's to-do list.
[Picture of Prince Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud]


Saunders, Ernest
Born 21 October 1935  ()
Convicted fraudster who was released from prison early because he had Alzheimer's Disease, only to make a full recovery, the only man ever to do so. Hmmm...
[Picture of Ernest Saunders]


Saura, Carlos
Born 4 January 1932  (Huesca, Spain)
Film director.
[Picture of Carlos Saura]


Savage, 21
Born 22 October 1998  (Plaistow, London, UK)
Pretty successful UK rapper who had the breakout single Rockstar
[Picture of 21 Savage]


Savage, Robbie
Born 18 October 1974  (Wrexham, Wales)
Gobshite footballer turned gobshite TV pundit.
[Picture of Robbie Savage]


Savident, John
Born 21 January 1938  (Guernsey, Channel Islands)
TV actor, played Fred Elliott in 'Coronation Street'.
[Picture of John Savident]


Savisaar, Edgar
Born 31 May 1950  (Harku Parish, Estonia)
Estonian politician.
[Picture of Edgar Savisaar]


Savitt, Dick
Born 4 March 1927  (Bayonne, New Jersey, USA)
Tennis player of the 1950s, won both Wimbledon and the Australian Open in the same year.
[Picture of Dick Savitt]


Saweard, Lesley
Born in Lincolnshire, England  (exact date unknown)
Archers actress, born 1934.
[Picture of Lesley Saweard]


Sayer, Leo
Born 21 May 1948  (Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England)
Bubble-haired singer-songwriter, best known for his songs, 'You Make Me Feel Like Dancing' and 'When I Need You'.
[Picture of Leo Sayer]


Sayle, Alexei
Born 7 August 1952  (Liverpool, England)
The godfather of British Alternate Comedy, as seen in The Young Ones, The Comic Stip Presents, and Gorky Park.
[Picture of Alexei Sayle]


Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, Marianne
Born 9 December 1919  (Salzburg, Austria)
Austrian photographer.
[Picture of Marianne Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn]


Scales, Prunella
Born 22 June 1932  (Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England)
Actress - played Sybil Fawlty in 'Fawlty Towers' and went on to appear in 'After Henry' and various Tesco adverts. Wife of Timothy West, and frankly the pair of insufferable Bible-bashers deserve each other.
[Picture of Prunella Scales]


Scalfari, Eugenio Eugenio Scalfari is no longer with us
Born 6 April 1924  (Citavecchia, Italy)

Died 14 July 2022  (Rome, Italy)

Age at death: 98  (read death notice)
Leading Italian journalist, famously misquoted Pope Francis as saying that hell doesn't exist.
[Picture of Eugenio Scalfari]


Scarfe, Gerald
Born 1 June 1936  (London, England)
Unflinching satircal cartoonist.
[Picture of Gerald Scarfe]


Scargill, Arthur
Born 11 January 1938  (Worsbrough Dale, South Yorkshire, England)
Former miner, Communist, and president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). Fought a bitter battle of wills with Margaret Thatcher during the 1984-85 miners' strike, lost, and then founded his own political party
[Picture of Arthur Scargill]


Scarpa, Gregory
Born 8 April 1951  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
US mobster from the Scarpa Family turned prison snitch.
[Picture of Gregory Scarpa]


Schafernaker, Tomasz
Born 8 January 1979  (Gdansk, Poland)
Impish Meteorologist and BBC Weather presenter.
[Picture of Tomasz Schafernaker]


Schauble, Wolfgang
Born 18 September 1942  (Freiburg, Germany)
German lawyer and politician
[Picture of Wolfgang Schauble]


Scheckter, Jody
Born 29 January 1950  (East London, South Africa)
South African racing driver and Formula One championship winner with Ferrari in 1979
[Picture of Jody Scheckter]


Schell, Ronnie
Born 23 December 1931  (Richmond, California, USA)
US actor on Gomer Pyle, but also a comedian with frequent TV appearances as a beatnik parody
[Picture of Ronnie Schell]


Schifrin, Lalo
Born 21 June 1932  (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Argentinian composer whose most famous tune is the theme for 'Mission: Impossible'. Dum Dum Der Num, Dum Dum Derrr Num...
[Picture of Lalo Schifrin]


Schimpf, Rolf
Born 14 November 1924  (Berlin, Germany)
German television actor
[Picture of Rolf Schimpf]


Schlatter, George
Born 31 December 1932  (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)
US TV Producer (Laugh-In) with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
[Picture of George Schlatter]


Schmeiser, Louise
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Wife of Canadian Right Livelihood Award laureate Percy Schmeiser.
[Picture of Louise Schmeiser]


Schmidt, Joe
Born 12 September 1965  (Woodville, New Zealand)
Rugby Union coach with the Irish national team.
[Picture of Joe Schmidt]


Schmidt, Maarten Maarten Schmidt is no longer with us
Born 28 December 1929  (Groningen, the Netherlands)

Died 17 September 2022  (Fresno, California, USA)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Dutch-American astronomer, a co-discoverer of quasars.
[Picture of Maarten Schmidt]


Schmitt, Harrison
Born 3 July 1935  (Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA)
Former Astronaut, the last to set foot on the moon. Later a US senator for New Mexico.
[Picture of Harrison Schmitt]


Schnabel, Parker
Born 22 July 1994  (Haines, Alaska, USA)
One of the stars of reality show 'Gold Rush'.
[Picture of Parker Schnabel]


Schofield, Leslie
Born 12 December 1938  (Oldham, UK)
One of the great "I know the face…" British character actors. Often played out-of-their-depth policemen or other downtrodden security figures.
[Picture of Leslie Schofield]


Schönborn, Eleonore
Born 14 April 1920  (Brünn, Czechoslovakia)
Austrian local politician, like, very, very local. Died in February without getting a qualifying obituary.
[Picture of Eleonore Schönborn]


Schroeder, Pat
Born 30 July 1940  (Portland, Oregon, USA)
former Colorado Representative from 1973 to 1997.
[Picture of Pat Schroeder]


Schultz, Peter C.
Born 3 December 1942  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Co-inventor of the fiber optics that are now used worldwide for telecommunications
[Picture of Peter C. Schultz]


Schumacher, Michael
Born 3 January 1969  (Hürth-Hermülheim, Cologne, Germany)
Racing driver who has won the Formula 1 world championship enough times to drain the EU champagne lake dry. Lives in Switzerland, and apparently his favourite drink is apple juice mixed with sparkling water. Life in the fast lane!
[Picture of Michael Schumacher]


Schwarzenegger, Arnold
Born 30 July 1947  (Thal, Austria)
Monotonous, monosyllabic, actor and former bodybuilder. "Governator" of California from 2003-2011.
[Picture of Arnold Schwarzenegger]


Schweickart, Rusty
Born 25 October 1935  (Neptune, Jersey, USA)
NASA astronaut and one of the key test pilots for what eventually became Apollo 9.
[Picture of Rusty Schweickart]


Schwimmer, David
Born 2 November 1966  (Flushing, New York, USA)
American actor whose memorable face will always be identified as Ross from Friends
[Picture of David Schwimmer]


Scoggins, Tracy
Born 13 November 1953  (Galveston, Texas, USA)
US soap actress, for example on Dynasty and Babylon 5 (basically a Soap in space)
[Picture of Tracy Scoggins]


Score, Mike
Born 5 November 1957  (Beverley, England)
Lead singer of A Flock of Seagulls.
[Picture of Mike Score]


Scorsese, Martin
Born 17 November 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
Award winning Italian-American movie director.
[Picture of Martin Scorsese]


Scott, Andy
Born 30 June 1949  (Wrexham, Wales)
Lead guitarist with glam rockers The Sweet who bizarrely appeared in a number of TV adverts for an insurance company in 2010.
[Picture of Andy Scott]


Scott, David
Born 6 June 1932  (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
US Astronaut, the seventh to walk on the Moon, in 1971.
[Picture of David Scott]


Scott, John
Born 1 November 1930  (Bristol, England, United Kingdom)
British film music composer.
[Picture of John Scott]


Scott, Ridley
Born 30 November 1937  (South Shields, Tyne and Wear)
Successful English director, famous for the films 'Alien', 'Bladerunner' and 'Gladiator'.
[Picture of Ridley Scott]


Scott, Travis
Born 30 April 1991  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Massively successful US rapper, real name Jacques Bermon Webster II
[Picture of Travis Scott]


Scott-Morgan, Peter Peter Scott-Morgan is no longer with us
Born in England  (exact date unknown)

Died 15 June 2022  (Torquay, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 64  (read death notice)
The scientist in the news for trying to turn himself into an android to cure ALS. The world is on tenterhooks to see if this is an ALS cure, geeks are on tenterhooks to see if this is the genesis of the Cybermen.
[Picture of Peter Scott-Morgan]


Scotto, Renata
Born 24 February 1934  (Savona, Italy)
Italian soprano and Opera director
[Picture of Renata Scotto]


Scotty, Ludwig
Born 20 June 1948  (Anabar, Nauru)
President of Nauru, first in 2003 and then from 2004 to 2007 and has surely the best name of any politician ever.
[Picture of Ludwig Scotty]


Scully, Peter
Born 13 January 1963  ()
Darkweb child pornographer, one of the vilest and most prodigious in history. Sentenced to life in 2018.
[Picture of Peter Scully]


Scully, Vin Vin Scully is no longer with us
Born 29 November 1927  (The Bronx, New York, USA)

Died 2 August 2022  (Hidden Hills, California, USA)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Veteran american sportscaster.
[Picture of Vin Scully]


Scupham, Peter Peter Scupham is no longer with us
Born 24 February 1933  (Liverpool, England)

Died 11 June 2022  (Norfolk, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
English poet.
[Picture of Peter Scupham]


Seagal, Steven
Born 10 April 1952  (Lansing, Michigan, USA)
Actor, best known for action-packed pot boilers such as 'Under Siege'.
[Picture of Steven Seagal]


Searle, John
Born 31 July 1932  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Philosopher, much concerned with how language is processed in the mind. May also be a serial sex pest.
[Picture of John Searle]


Sedaka, Neil
Born 13 March 1939  (Brooklyn, New York City, USA)
Pop singer, songwriter & pianist, composer of 'Is This The Way to Amarillo?'
[Picture of Neil Sedaka]


Seddiki, Becki
Born 24 July 1970  (Morocco)
Housemate on 'Big Brother 5'.
[Picture of Becki Seddiki]


Sedgley, Peter
Born in London, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
British kinetic artist, something with moving parts (?), born 1930.
[Picture of Peter Sedgley]


Sedgman, Frank
Born 29 October 1927  (Melbourne, Australia)
Australian tennis player, winner of 5 grand slam titles.
[Picture of Frank Sedgman]


Seed, Richard
Born in United States  (exact date unknown)
Controversial American physician whose attempts to spread his seed en masse with an Ig-worthy human cloning project sparked an ethical furore in the late 90s. Born 1928.
[Picture of Richard Seed]


Seeger, Peggy
Born 17 June 1935  (New York, New York, USA)
American-born but British-based folk singer, among those leftist entertainment figures targeted by McCarthyism who utilised a quick-footed plan to marry a Scottish folkie to stay out of the US!
[Picture of Peggy Seeger]


Seeler, Uwe Uwe Seeler is no longer with us
Born 5 November 1936  (Hamburg, Germany)

Died 21 July 2022  (Norderstedt, Germany)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Diminutive striker for Hamburger SV and West Germany.
[Picture of Uwe Seeler]


Seger, Bob
Born 6 May 1945  (Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA)
American singer-songwriter and pioneer of "heartland rock", with hits such as 'Night Moves'.
[Picture of Bob Seger]


Segerstam, Leif
Born 2 March 1944  (Vaasa, Ostrobothnia, Finland)
Prolific Finnish composer.
[Picture of Leif Segerstam]


Segouin, Simone
Born 3 October 1925  (Thivars, France)
French Resistance fighter, not now, but during World War II
[Picture of Simone Segouin]


Seixas, Vic
Born 30 August 1923  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
Retired US tennis player. Wimbledon singles champion in 1953.
[Picture of Vic Seixas]


Selleck, Tom
Born 29 January 1945  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Impressively 'tached star of 'Magnum PI', amongst many other films & TV shows.
[Picture of Tom Selleck]


Semjonova, Uljana
Born 9 March 1952  (Zarasai, Lithuania)
7ft 1in Soviet basketball star, part of the all-conquering USSR international side of the 1970s.
[Picture of Uljana Semjonova]


Serrano, Julieta
Born 2 January 1933  (Barcelona, Spain)
Spanish theatre and cinema actress.
[Picture of Julieta Serrano]


Serre, Jean-Pierre
Born 15 September 1926  (Bages, France)
French mathematician who specializes in Algebra, won the Fields medal in 1954
[Picture of Jean-Pierre Serre]


Severinsen, Carl Hilding "Doc"
Born 7 July 1927  (Arlington, Oregon, USA)
American jazz & pop trumpeter.
[Picture of Carl Hilding


Sexsmith, Ron
Born 8 January 1964  (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian singer-songwriter, highly regarded but also a bit of a sad sack
[Picture of Ron Sexsmith]


Sexton, Roger Roger Sexton is no longer with us
Born 26 September 1946  (Valencia, California, USA)

Died 26 October 2022  (Walla Walla, Washington, USA)

Age at death: 76  (read death notice)
Survivor: Amazon contestant.
[Picture of Roger Sexton]


Shakur, Assata
Born 16 July 1947  (New York, New York, USA)
Member of the Black Liberation Army and convicted of several capital crimes, currently on the run and hidden
[Picture of Assata Shakur]


Shakur, Mutulu
Born 8 August 1950  (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
Imprisoned member of the Black Liberation Army, step-father of late US rapper Tupac Shakur
[Picture of Mutulu Shakur]


Shalala, Donna
Born 14 February 1941  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Former US congressional representative and HHS secretary under President Clinton
[Picture of Donna Shalala]


Shalit, Gene
Born 25 March 1926  (New York City, New York, USA)
Colourful film and book critic for NBC's 'The Today Show' since 1973.
[Picture of Gene Shalit]


Shantz, Bobby
Born 26 September 1925  (Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA)
Baseball pitcher who won the World Series in 1958 with the New York Yankees.
[Picture of Bobby Shantz]


Shapiro, Ben
Born 15 January 1984  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
American Right Wing political commentator.
[Picture of Ben Shapiro]


Sharp, Leslie Leslie Sharp is no longer with us
Born in   (exact date unknown)

Died 18 January 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 85  (read death notice)
Former Chief Constable of Cumbria and then Strathclyde Police. Born 1936.
[Picture of Leslie Sharp]


Sharples, Pamela Pamela Sharples is no longer with us
Born 11 February 1923  ()

Died 19 May 2022  ()

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Baroness Sharples, ascended to the peerage in 1973 after the assasination of her husband, Sir Richard Sharples, by anti-colonialist militants.
[Picture of Pamela Sharples]


Shatner, William
Born 22 March 1931  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Actor who will forever be known as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise, playing the character in the original 'Star Trek' series and reprising the role in seven of the films and various related spin-offs. He also played T. J. Hooker and wrote
[Picture of William Shatner]


Shearer, Harry
Born 23 December 1943  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actor, best known as Spinal Tap bass player Derek Smalls in 'This is Spinal Tap' and as Ned Flanders and Mr. Burns in 'The Simpsons'.
[Picture of Harry Shearer]


Sheeb, Saad Al
Born 19 February 1990  (Doha, Qatar)
Qatari footballer.
[Picture of Saad Al Sheeb]


Sheen, Charlie
Born 3 September 1965  (New York, New York, USA)
Born Carlos Estevez, he was hugely popular in the 1980s, but since then has been embroiled in a string of scandals involving firearms, prostitutes, cocaine and violent behaviour, which has dimmed his shining star somewhat.
[Picture of Charlie Sheen]


Sheen, Martin
Born 3 August 1940  (Dayton, Ohio, USA)
Actor of Irish and Spanish ancestry whose most notable roles have included Captain Willard in the classic film 'Apocalypse Now' and the President in TV series 'The West Wing'. Father of Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez (
[Picture of Martin Sheen]


Sheindlin, Judy
Born 21 October 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
The highest-paid person on TV, thanks to her always watchable shouting at trailer park inhabitants who stole their ex-wife's car on "Judge Judy".
[Picture of Judy Sheindlin]


Shelley, Burke Burke Shelley is no longer with us
Born 10 April 1947  (Tiger Bay, Wales)

Died 10 January 2022  (Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 71  (read death notice)
Bass guitarist with 1970s Welsh rockers Budgie.
[Picture of Burke Shelley]


Shelley, Peter
Born in London, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
Not the Buzzcock, but the Coo-ca-choo writer, among other rather infantile songs. Born 1942.
[Picture of Peter Shelley]


Shepherd, Richard Richard Shepherd is no longer with us
Born 6 December 1942  (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Died 21 February 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills since 1979.
[Picture of Richard Shepherd]


Shepp, Archie
Born 24 May 1937  (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA)
US jazz saxophonist.
[Picture of Archie Shepp]


Sheridan, Liz Liz Sheridan is no longer with us
Born 10 April 1929  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 15 April 2022  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Actress and former fiancée of the legendary James Dean.
[Picture of Liz Sheridan]


Sheridan, Sally
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Actress who was one of the Angels of Death in Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
[Picture of Sally Sheridan]


Sherman, Bobby
Born 22 July 1943  (Santa Monica, California, USA)
Singer-songwriter who wrote Little Woman.
[Picture of Bobby Sherman]


Sherman, Richard M.
Born 12 June 1928  (New York, New York, USA)
Hollywood music composer, mostly worked on Disney films. Responsible for coming up with the word "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", the aural assault that is 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang', and the songs in any number of Disney's 'Winnie the Pooh' travesti
[Picture of Richard M. Sherman]


Sherwin, Jane
Date and place of birth unknown
Sci-fi actress with roles in 'Doctor Who' and 'Blake's 7'.
[Picture of Jane Sherwin]


Shilton, Peter
Born 18 September 1949  (Leicester, England)
Former international goalkeeper, England's most capped player with 125 appearances.
[Picture of Peter Shilton]


Shinoda, Masahiro
Born 9 March 1931  (Gifu, Japan)
Japanese new wave film director.
[Picture of Masahiro Shinoda]


Shinoda, Mike
Born 11 February 1977  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Co-founder of Linkin Park and occasional rapper, if you remember the early songs
[Picture of Mike Shinoda]


Shinohara, Ushio
Born 17 January 1932  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese painter somewhere between Dada and Outsider art
[Picture of Ushio Shinohara]


Shire, Talia
Born 25 April 1946  (Lake Success, New York, USA)
American Actress, she was Rocky's Adrian, and Vito Corleone's daughter Connie
[Picture of Talia Shire]


Shorter, Wayne
Born 25 August 1933  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Jazz saxophonist who has won 11 Grammy Awards.
[Picture of Wayne Shorter]


Shreeves, Peter
Born 30 November 1940  (Neath, Wales)
Welsh footballer and manager.
[Picture of Peter Shreeves]


Shreve, Larry
Born 11 January 1941  (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Former WWE wrestler known as "Abdullah the Butcher".
[Picture of Larry Shreve]


Shropshire, Elmo
Born 26 October 1936  (Lexington, Kentucky, USA)
US veterinarian better known as Dr. Elmo and who had a novelty hit with Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
[Picture of Elmo Shropshire]


Shultz, Matt
Born 23 October 1983  (Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA)
American lead singer of Rock band Cage the Elephant
[Picture of Matt Shultz]


Shushkevich, Stanislav Stanislavovich Stanislav Stanislavovich Shushkevich is no longer with us
Born 15 December 1934  (Minsk, Soviet Union)

Died 3 May 2022  (Minsk, Belarus)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
First head of state of independent Belarus
[Picture of Stanislav Stanislavovich Shushkevich]


Shwe, Than
Born 2 February 1933  (Kyaykse, Mandalay, Myanmar)
Reclusive & controversial Head of State of Burma. Allegedly very ill, but as with many things with Shwe, it's all rumours so far.
[Picture of Than Shwe]


Sibbett, Jane
Born 28 November 1962  (Berkeley, California, USA)
American comedic actress
[Picture of Jane Sibbett]


Siegel, Jay
Born 20 October 1939  (Brighton Beach, New York, USA)
Last survivor of the Tokens incarnation that wim-oh-wayed their way through "The Lion Sleeps Tonight".
[Picture of Jay Siegel]


Siim, Sue
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Former Chief Constable of Northumbria Police.
[Picture of Sue Siim]


Silva, Alex da
Born 27 March 1968  (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)
Brazilian choreographer who is not quite convinced that you can dance
[Picture of Alex da Silva]


Silva, Giant
Born 21 July 1962  (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Brazilian basketball player-turned wrestler.
[Picture of Giant Silva]


Silva, Henry Henry Silva is no longer with us
Born 15 September 1926  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)

Died 14 September 2022  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 95  (read death notice)
Actor who has appeared in numerous American and European films, such as 'The Manchurian Candidate' and the original 'Ocean's 11', as well as futuristic TV series 'Buck Rogers in the 25th Century'.
[Picture of Henry Silva]


Simmons, Richard
Born 12 July 1948  (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Annoying physical fitness expert, often on TV.
[Picture of Richard Simmons]


Simon, Carly
Born 25 June 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)
Singer-songwriter whose 1970s hit 'You're So Vain' has prompted much speculation over whoever it was about.
[Picture of Carly Simon]


Simon, Paul
Born 13 October 1941  (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
Successful singer-songwriter who first found fame in the 1960s with singing partner Art Garfunkel before continuing with a solo career of similar distinction.
[Picture of Paul Simon]


Simpson, (senator) Alan
Born 2 September 1931  (Denver, Colorado, USA)
US Senator for Wyoming from 1979 to 1997.
[Picture of (senator) Alan Simpson]


Simpson, O. J.
Born 9 July 1947  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Murderer. Sorry, we mean bad actor & very good American footballer who had, shall we say, a "spot of bother" with the law in the 1990s. Another "spot of bother" saw him jailed in 2008 - this time being violent robbery, amongst other things!
[Picture of O. J. Simpson]


Sims, Sylvia
Born 6 January 1934  (Woolwich, London, England)
Veteran actress, whose spectacular loss of her good looks worked well in her favour in later years.
[Picture of Sylvia Sims]


Sinatra, Nancy
Born 8 June 1940  (Jersey City, New Jersey, USA)
Singer and actress who never quite moved out her famous father Frank's shadow.
[Picture of Nancy Sinatra]


Sinclair, Ian
Born 10 June 1929  (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
Longtime Australian politician, the National Party's only Speaker of the House.
[Picture of Ian Sinclair]


Sinclair, John
Born 2 October 1941  (Flint, Michigan, USA)
Poet, writer, activist, and former MC5 manager. His arrest for marijuana usage in 1969 caused great furore among US counterculture figure.
[Picture of John Sinclair]


Siner, Guy
Born 16 October 1947  (New York City, New York, USA)
American-born British actor. Best known as the camp Lieutenant Gruber in ''Allo 'Allo!' and as the young General Ravon in the classic 1975 'Doctor Who' serial 'Genesis of the Daleks'.
[Picture of Guy Siner]


Singer, Bryan
Born 17 September 1965  (New York City, New York, USA)
Director behind The Usual Suspects, the X-Men franchise and much more. For some reason, when Hollywood was swarming with sexual harassment allegations, he decided to step down from all current projects. Funny that.
[Picture of Bryan Singer]


Singh, Fauja
Born 1 April 1911  (Beas Pind, India)
Possibily the oldest man ever to compete in a marathon. Retired from competitive running in 2013 at the age of 102!
[Picture of Fauja Singh]


Singh, Indarjit
Born 17 September 1932  (Rawalpindi, Pakistan)
House of Lords member and a common presence discussing Sikhism on British TV.
[Picture of Indarjit Singh]


Singh, Manmohan
Born 26 September 1932  (Gah, Punjab, India)
Prime Minister of India 2004-2014
[Picture of Manmohan Singh]


Singh, Ravi
Born 16 September 1969  (India)
Sikh humanitarian who supports those affected by disasters through his organisation Khalsa Aid.
[Picture of Ravi Singh]


Sinha, Mala
Born 11 November 1936  (Calcutta, British India)
Indian actress who has worked in Hindi, Bengali and Nepali films
[Picture of Mala Sinha]


Siomoin, Tomas Mac
Born in Dublin, Ireland  (exact date unknown)
Irish biology scientist, but more notable as an author writing in Gaelic, born 1938. Died in February without a qualifying obit.
[Picture of Tomas Mac Siomoin]


Sirhan, Sirhan
Born 19 March 1944  (Jerusalem, Israel)
Assassin of Robert Kennedy, currently serving life imprisonment in a Californian jail.
[Picture of Sirhan Sirhan]


Sirikit, Queen
Born 12 August 1932  (Bangkok, Thailand)
Queen consort of Thailand.
[Picture of Queen Sirikit]


Sistrunk, Otis
Born 18 September 1946  (Columbus, Georgia, USA)
Former professional football player turned wrestler. Not much difference between those two sorts anyway.
[Picture of Otis Sistrunk]


Sivaraksa, Sulak
Born 27 March 1933  (Bangkok, Thailand)
Thai social activist
[Picture of Sulak Sivaraksa]


Skerritt, Tom
Born 25 August 1933  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Actor whom many might recognise as Captain Dallas in the original 'Alien' film from 1979.
[Picture of Tom Skerritt]


Skidmore, Graham
Born in Derbyshire, United Kingdom  (exact date unknown)
Longtime voiceover of Blind Date. Died off the radar in late 2021 already, obits only appeared mid-2022
[Picture of Graham Skidmore]


Skilling, Tom
Born 20 February 1952  (Aurora, Illinois, USA)
Chicago-based weatherman.
[Picture of Tom Skilling]


Skinner, Dennis
Born 11 February 1932  (Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England)
Labour MP, the self-styled "Beast of Bolsover". Firebrand maverick of Parliament, one of the few MPs to actually speak his mind, no matter how much trouble it gets him in.
[Picture of Dennis Skinner]


Skinner, Frank
Born 28 January 1957  (West Bromwich, England)
Teacher-turned-comedian who along with fellow comedian David Baddiel and the Lightning Seeds had a number one hit single in 1996, with 'Three Lions'. Jules Rimet is still gleaming as of 2011...
[Picture of Frank Skinner]


Skinner-Carter, Corinne
Born in Trinidad and Tobago  (exact date unknown)
One of the first black female actresses on British TV in the 1960s, later played Audrey Trueman on "Eastenders". Born 1931.
[Picture of Corinne Skinner-Carter]


Slade, Mark
Born 1 May 1939  (Salem, Massachusetts, USA)
US actor mostly known for Western TV roles, such as portraying Billy Blue Cannon in 'The High Chaparral'.
[Picture of Mark Slade]


Slaton, Tammy
Born 27 July 1986  (Dixon, Kentucky, USA)
Very fat Reality TV creature
[Picture of Tammy Slaton]


Slayton-Hughes, Helen Helen Slayton-Hughes is no longer with us
Born 30 October 1930  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 7 December 2022  (United States)

Age at death: 92  (read death notice)
Veteran US TV actress.
[Picture of Helen Slayton-Hughes]


Sleep, Wayne
Born 17 July 1948  (Plymouth, Devon, England)
Acclaimed ballet and classic dancer, occasional actor.
[Picture of Wayne Sleep]


Slenczynska, Ruth
Born 15 January 1925  (Sacramento, California, USA)
American pianist.
[Picture of Ruth Slenczynska]


Slick, Grace
Born 30 October 1939  (Evanston, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Singer, of Jefferson Airplane, Starship and alcoholism fame.
[Picture of Grace Slick]


Slingo, Julia
Born 13 December 1950  (Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England)
Meteorologist, climatologist, and former Chief Scientist at the Met Office.
[Picture of Julia Slingo]


Sloan, Ed
Born 13 March 1973  (Columbia, South Carolina, USA)
US frontman and guitarist of hard rock band Crossfade
[Picture of Ed Sloan]


Slocum, R. C.
Born 7 November 1944  (Oakdale, Louisiana, USA)
US college football coach.
[Picture of R. C. Slocum]


Smale, Stephen
Born 15 July 1930  (Flint, Michigan, United States)
Esteemed american mathematician and Fields Medal winner in 1966.
[Picture of Stephen Smale]


Smashnova, Anna
Born 16 July 1976  (Minsk, Soviet Union)
Anna "The Smash" Nova. Soviet-born Israeli former tennis player, now reitred.
[Picture of Anna Smashnova]


Smethurst, Jack Jack Smethurst is no longer with us
Born 9 April 1932  (Collyhurst, Manchester, England)

Died 16 February 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 89  (read death notice)
Actor, mainly in comedies - perhaps best known as a racist in 'Love Thy Neighbour' in the 1970s.
[Picture of Jack Smethurst]


Smith, Dick
Born 18 March 1944  (Roseville, New South Wales, Australia)
Australian entrepeneur with a Howard Hughes-like affinity for aviation, without the crashes
[Picture of Dick Smith]


Smith, Francis Clifford
Born in United States  (exact date unknown)
The longest-imprisoned person in history, 71 years so far, but now his prison is a nursing home, born 1926/27
[Picture of Francis Clifford Smith]


Smith, Harvey
Born 29 December 1938  (West Riding, Yorkshire, England)
Successful and popular showjumping champion of the 1970s.
[Picture of Harvey Smith]


Smith, Ian
Born 19 June 1938  (Melbourne, Australia)
Harold Bishop of Neighbours fame.
[Picture of Ian Smith]


Smith, M.J.K.
Born 30 June 1933  (Leicester, England)
Former international batsman. Captain of England from 1963-66.
[Picture of M.J.K. Smith]


Smith, Maggie
Born 28 December 1934  (Ilford, Essex, England)
Actress who started out on stage with the likes of Laurence Olivier, before making the transition to the big screen and appearing in 'Death On The Nile' and 'A Room With A View', and more recently in the various Harry Potter adaptations.
[Picture of Maggie Smith]


Smith, Putter
Born 19 January 1941  (California, USA)
Jazz bassist and former actor. Played homosexual hitman Mr. Kidd in the 1971 Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever'.
[Picture of Putter Smith]


Smith, Sam
Born 19 May 1992  (London, England)
British singer-songwriter, rose to stardom, being featured on 'Latch' by Disclosure. Later had his own hits, including 'Stay With Me' and 'I'm Not The Only One'.
[Picture of Sam Smith]


Smith, Tom Tom Smith is no longer with us
Born 31 October 1971  (London, United Kingdom)

Died 6 April 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 50  (read death notice)
Scottish National rugby player and coach
[Picture of Tom Smith]


Smothers, Dick
Born 20 November 1938  (New York City, New York, USA)
One-half of 1960s counter-culture musical comedy act The Smothers Brothers. His son is a porn star who performs under the name Dick Smothers Jr. Nominative determinism, beautiful thing.
[Picture of Dick Smothers]


Smothers, Tom
Born 2 February 1937  (New York City, New York, USA)
One-half of 1960s counter-culture musical comedy act The Smothers Brothers. The more politically minded of the pair, he was once knocked out by Bill Cosby during a fight at the Playboy Mansion. Not the only person Cosby made unconscious etc etc etc.
[Picture of Tom Smothers]


Snyder, Gary
Born 8 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Poet. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for 'Turtle Island' in 1975.
[Picture of Gary Snyder]


Soares, Elza Elza Soares is no longer with us
Born 23 June 1930  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Died 20 January 2022  (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)

Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
Brazilian samba singer, one of the country's most popular performers. Also the ex-wife of Garrincha - she was blamed for downturns in his form during his career.
[Picture of Elza Soares]


Sobol, Yehoshua
Born 24 August 1939  (Tel Mond, Palestine Territory)
Israeli playwright, writer, and theatre director
[Picture of Yehoshua Sobol]


Sodano, Angelo Angelo Sodano is no longer with us
Born 23 November 1927  (Isola d'Asti, Italy)

Died 27 May 2022  (Rome, Italy)

Age at death: 94  (read death notice)
Cardinal, has served as Dean of the College of Cardinals since 2005.
[Picture of Angelo Sodano]


Solomon, Charmaine
Born 31 August 1930  (Colombo, Ceylon)
Australian cook and cook book author, "The Queen of Asian cooking in Australia"
[Picture of Charmaine Solomon]


Solow, Robert
Born 23 August 1924  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Nobel Prize-winning economist.
[Picture of Robert Solow]


Solowka, Peter
Born in Oldham, England  (exact date unknown)
Guitarist wit The Wedding Present. Born 1959
[Picture of Peter Solowka]


Somers, Suzanne
Born 16 October 1946  (San Bruno, California, USA)
Cheesy star of many a cheesy US TV sitcom. Overcame breast cancer, and has since written self-help books.
[Picture of Suzanne Somers]


Sonja of Norway, Queen
Born 4 July 1937  (Oslo, Norway)
Wife of King Harald V.
[Picture of Queen Sonja of Norway]


Soper, Tony
Born 10 January 1929  ()
Naturalist and TV presenter, hosted loads of live animal shows for the BBC back in the day.
[Picture of Tony Soper]


Soros, George
Born 12 August 1930  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian-American financier, currency speculator and philanthropist.
[Picture of George Soros]


Soulages, Pierre Pierre Soulages is no longer with us
Born 24 December 1919  (Rodez, France)

Died 26 October 2022  (Nimes, France)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
French painter, engraver & sculptor.
[Picture of Pierre Soulages]


Souness, Graeme
Born 6 May 1953  (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Football player and manager - captained the all-conquering Liverpool team of the early 1980s, and has managed Liverpool, Torino, Benfica and Newcastle United. Underwent major heart surgery in 1992. His trademark curly hair and moustache undoubtedly infl
[Picture of Graeme Souness]


Souza, Edward de
Born 4 September 1932  (Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England)
Veteran character actor who had the lead role in the only 'Doctor Who' short without the Doctor.
[Picture of Edward de Souza]


Soyinka, Wole
Born 13 July 1934  (Abeokuta, Nigeria)
Nigerian author, the first African to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1986.
[Picture of Wole Soyinka]


Spacey, Kevin
Born 26 July 1959  (South Orange, New Jersey, USA)
American award-winning actor, and now director, and also stage show producer in the UK.
[Picture of Kevin Spacey]


Spain, Queen Letizia of
Born 15 September 1972  (Oviedo, Spain)
The reigning Queen of Spain, wife of King Felipe
[Picture of Queen Letizia of Spain]


Spassky, Boris
Born 30 January 1937  (Leningrad (now St. Petersburg again), Russia)
Russian chess legend, a former world champion.
[Picture of Boris Spassky]


Spears, Britney
Born 2 December 1981  (McComb, Mississippi, USA)
Tacky, trashy, publicity-seeking and quite frankly mad "singer."
[Picture of Britney Spears]


Spector, Ronnie Ronnie Spector is no longer with us
Born 10 August 1943  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 12 January 2022  (United States)

Age at death: 78  (read death notice)
Lead singer of The Ronnettes.
[Picture of Ronnie Spector]


Spelvin, Georgina
Born 1 March 1936  (Houston, Texas, USA)
Pornographic actress, star of the 1973 crossover hit "The Devil In Miss Jones".
[Picture of Georgina Spelvin]


Spencer, June
Born 14 June 1919  (Nottingham, England)
Actress who has played Peggy Archer in 'The Archer's' BBC radio series since it's very beginning in 1951.
[Picture of June Spencer]


Spiring, Peter
Born 13 December 1950  (Glastonbury, United Kingdom)
English former footballer as a Winger for Bristol City, Luton Town and Hereford United, followed by a stint in the USA
[Picture of Peter Spiring]


Spitz, Mark
Born 10 February 1950  (Modesto, California, USA)
One of the US's greatest ever Olympians, who won seven golds at the 1972 games.
[Picture of Mark Spitz]


Splodge, Max
Born 30 July 1959  ()
Lead singer of punk band Splodgenessabounds.
[Picture of Max Splodge]


Springer, Jerry
Born 13 February 1944  (East Finchley, London, England)
US presenter, born in a London Tube station. Ex-mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, but far better known for his role as host of trailer trash TV programme 'The Jerry Springer Show'.
[Picture of Jerry Springer]


Springsteen, Bruce
Born 23 September 1949  (Long Branch, New Jersey, USA)
Popular US singer & songwriter.
[Picture of Bruce Springsteen]


Squibb, June
Born 6 November 1929  (Vandalia, Illinois, USA)
American film actress.
[Picture of June Squibb]


Squires, Rosemary
Born 7 December 1928  (Bristol, UK)
Jazz, big band and cabaret singer with an eight-decade career. However, what's more impressive is that she was the voice of the "With hands that do dishes…" Fairy Liquid jingle.
[Picture of Rosemary Squires]


St. Clement, Pam
Born 11 May 1942  (Harrow on the Hill, England)
Actress whose 25 year stint as "Fat Pat" Butcher in 'Eastenders' finished late last year.
[Picture of Pam St. Clement]


St. John, Jill
Born 19 August 1940  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, remembered for her role as Tiffany Case in the Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever'.
[Picture of Jill St. John]


Stafford, Thomas P.
Born 17 September 1930  (Weatherford, Oklahoma, USA)
Nasa astronaut, commander of Apollo 10.
[Picture of Thomas P. Stafford]


Stallone, Sylvester
Born 6 July 1946  (New York, New York, USA)
Actor, star of 'Rocky' & 'Rambo', also a useless goalkeeper in 'Escape to Victory'.
[Picture of Sylvester Stallone]


Stamp, Terence
Born 22 July 1938  (Stepney, London, England)
Actor, once an "Angry Young Man" of British cinema, now one of its respected elder statesmen. After his relationship to Jean Shrimpton dissolved, Stamp moved to India and became a Hindu hermit for some years, before returning to acting.
[Picture of Terence Stamp]


Standing, John
Born 16 August 1934  (London, England)
Actor and 4th Baronet.
[Picture of John Standing]


Starmer-Smith, Nigel
Born 25 December 1944  (Cheltenham, England)
Prolific rugby commentator, now in a nursing home with dementia.
[Picture of Nigel Starmer-Smith]


Starr, Ringo
Born 7 July 1940  (Liverpool, England)
The Beatles' drummer and Thomas The Tank Engine's narrator. Real name Richard Starkey.
[Picture of Ringo Starr]


Staubach, Roger
Born 5 February 1942  (Cinncinati, Ohio, USA)
NFL quaterback who came back from a spell in Vietnam with the US Navy to win two Superbowls.
[Picture of Roger Staubach]


Steel, Bill
Born 20 May 1939  (England)
ITV Tyne Tees broadcaster who also had an eight-month stint on 'Corrie'.
[Picture of Bill Steel]


Steel, David
Born 31 March 1938  (Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland)
The "boy" David became leader of the Liberal Party in 1976 at the age of just 38. Formed a doomed alliance with the SDP (ask your father) in 1981 and was briefly leader of the merged Liberal Democrats before making way for Paddy Ashdown. Now in the House
[Picture of David Steel]


Steele, Barbara
Born 29 December 1937  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)
Actress specialising in horror films.
[Picture of Barbara Steele]


Steele, Chris
Born 29 August 1945  (Sunderland, England)
Resident health expert on 'This Morning' since the show began in 1988. Born 1945.
[Picture of Chris Steele]


Steele, David
Born 29 September 1941  (Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent, England)
English Test Cricketer
[Picture of David Steele]


Steele, Tommy
Born 17 December 1936  (Bermondsey, London, England)
British entertainer, born Thomas Hicks. He enjoyed massive success with a singing career in the 1950s, before moving into acting in the 1960s.
[Picture of Tommy Steele]


Stefanelli, Simonetta
Born 30 November 1954  (Rome, Italy)
Italian actress who played Apollonia in "The Godfather". Turned down further Hollywood work and retired from acting in 1992.
[Picture of Simonetta Stefanelli]


Stein, Ben
Born 25 November 1944  (Washington D.C., USA)
A former speechwriter for Presidents Nixon and Ford before having a different career as an actor. Best known for his monotone appearance in 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'.
[Picture of Ben Stein]


Stein, Rick
Born 4 January 1947  (Oxfordshire, England)
Celebrity chef, a specialist in fish cookery & has written books & presented TV shows on the subject.
[Picture of Rick Stein]


Stein, Seymour
Born 18 April 1942  (New York, New York, USA)
American entrepreneur and music executive who co-founded Sire Records and was Vice President of Warner Bros. Records
[Picture of Seymour Stein]


Steinberg, David
Born 9 August 1942  (Winnipeg, Canada)
Comedy star of the 60s and 70s, second only to Bob Hope in Tonight Show appearances. Moved behind the camera in the 80s and went on to direct both "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm".
[Picture of David Steinberg]


Steinem, Gloria
Born 25 March 1934  (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Feminist, journalist & former magazine publisher.
[Picture of Gloria Steinem]


Steiner, Susie Susie Steiner is no longer with us
Born 29 June 1971  (England)

Died 2 July 2022  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 51  (read death notice)
British crime novel author.
[Picture of Susie Steiner]


Stella, Frank
Born 12 May 1936  (Malden, Massachusetts, USA)
Abstract/minimalist painter.
[Picture of Frank Stella]


Sterling, Donald
Born 26 April 1934  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
US businessman who managed to lose the ownership of the LA Clippers after a racism scandal
[Picture of Donald Sterling]


Sternhagen, Frances
Born 13 January 1930  (Washington DC, USA)
Actress, a long time stalwart of Broadway & other theatres.
[Picture of Frances Sternhagen]


Steve, Seasick
Born 19 March 1951  (Oakland, California, USA)
American blues musician.
[Picture of Seasick Steve]


Stevens, April
Born 29 April 1929  (Niagara Falls, New York, USA)
Singer best known for 1963 duet "Deep Purple" with brother Nino Tempo.
[Picture of April Stevens]


Stevens, Connie
Born 8 August 1938  (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
US singer and actress whose career peaked in the late 50s and early 60s with her starring role in 'Hawaiian Eye' and her hit song "Sixteen Reasons". I used to mix her up with Connie Francis before realising Francis had the more substantive music career…
[Picture of Connie Stevens]


Stevens, John
Born 21 October 1942  (Kent, England)
Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 2000 to 2004.
[Picture of John Stevens]


Stevens, Meic
Born 13 March 1942  (Solva, Pembrokeshire, Wales)
Singer-songwriter of psychedelic Welsh language songs.
[Picture of Meic Stevens]


Stevens, Ray
Born 24 January 1939  (Clarkdale, Georgia, USA)
Comedy singer - 'Ahab The Arab', 'Everything Is Beautiful', 'Too Drunk To Fish' etc.
[Picture of Ray Stevens]


Stevens, Stella
Born 1 October 1938  (Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA)
Former Playboy model, turned actress & film producer.
[Picture of Stella Stevens]


Stevens, Sufjan
Born 1 July 1975  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
[Picture of Sufjan Stevens]


Stevenson, James
Born 12 October 1958  (Great Britain)
British rock guitarist, e.g. Gene Loves Jezebel
[Picture of James Stevenson]


Stevenson, Matt
Born in Ripon, England  (exact date unknown)
Motorcycle road racer, 2018 Manx GP winner.
[Picture of Matt Stevenson]


Stevenson, Willie
Born 26 October 1939  (Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland)
Scottish former professional football player and manager, most prominently at Liverpool
[Picture of Willie Stevenson]


Stewart, Al
Born 5 September 1945  (Glasgow, Scotland)
British folk singer.
[Picture of Al Stewart]


Stewart, Alana
Born 18 May 1945  (San Diego, California, USA)
Model and bit-part actress better known for her relationships (the former Mrs. Rod Stewart, a close friend of Farrah Fawcett) than anything she did herself. Later boycotted FOX News for apparently being too left wing.
[Picture of Alana Stewart]


Stewart, Alastair
Born 22 June 1952  (Emsworth, Hampshire, England)
Broadcaster, mostly with ITV News albeit Twitter flubs have forced him to GB News since.
[Picture of Alastair Stewart]


Stewart, Helen
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Wife of Formula 1 racing legend Jackie Stewart.
[Picture of Helen Stewart]


Stewart, Jackie
Born 11 June 1939  (Milton, West Dumbartonshire, Scotland)
Scottish racing driver, three time F1 World Champion & later a team owner in the sport.
[Picture of Jackie Stewart]


Stewart, Martha
Born 3 August 1941  (Nutley, New Jersey, USA)
An institution in the US, yet barely known in the UK. Broadcaster, author, businesswoman & homemaking advocate just about sums her up, but she made all the UK headlines for the wrong reasons when she was found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction of an agenc
[Picture of Martha Stewart]


Stewart, Micky
Born 16 September 1932  (Herne Hill, England)
Retired cricketer. Captain of Surrey CCC from 1963-72.
[Picture of Micky Stewart]


Stewart, Patrick
Born 13 July 1940  (Mirfield, Yorkshire, England)
Distinguished actor, famed for his roles as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' and Professor X in the 'X-Men' film series.
[Picture of Patrick Stewart]


Stirling, Angus
Born 10 December 1933  ()
Former Director General of the National Trust.
[Picture of Angus Stirling]


Stobart, Eddie Pears
Born 18 April 1929  (Cumberland, United Kingdom)
Founder of Haulage company Eddie Stobart Ltd.
[Picture of Eddie Pears Stobart]


Stockton, Dave
Born 2 November 1941  (San Bernardino, California, USA)
Fairly successful US golfer
[Picture of Dave Stockton]


Stodden, Courtney
Born 29 August 1994  (Tacoma, Washington, USA)
Model once married to Eugene Victor Tooms. Escaped with her liver to do reality TV.
[Picture of Courtney Stodden]


Stolle, Fred
Born 8 October 1938  (Hornsby, Australia)
Australian tennis player who was the no 1 ranked player in 1966 and won 2 Grand Slam tourneys.
[Picture of Fred Stolle]


Stoller, Mike
Born 13 March 1933  (Long Island, New York, USA)
Songwriter of many a hit single with the late Jerry Lieber.
[Picture of Mike Stoller]


Stone, Sly
Born 15 March 1943  (Denton, Texas, USA)
American musician - the main vocalist for soul/funk group Sly & The Family Stone.
[Picture of Sly Stone]


Storaro, Vittorio
Born 24 June 1940  (Rome, Italy)
Italian cinematographer, known for his work with film directors Bernardo Bertolucci and Francis Ford Coppola.
[Picture of Vittorio Storaro]


Storch, Larry Larry Storch is no longer with us
Born 8 January 1923  (New York City, New York, USA)

Died 8 July 2022  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 99  (read death notice)
Experienced character actor in numerous films over the years.
[Picture of Larry Storch]


Stordalen, Gunhild
Born 15 January 1979  (Haugesund, Norway)
Norwegian physician, environmental advocate and public debater.
[Picture of Gunhild Stordalen]


Stossel, John
Born 6 March 1947  (Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA)
US TV libertarian pundit.
[Picture of John Stossel]


Stöve, Betty
Born 24 June 1945  (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Tennis player, lost Wimbledon's Singles Final in 1977 to Virginia Wade but made up for it by winning 10 Grand Slam titles in Doubles Finals.
[Picture of Betty Stöve]


Strachan, Crispian
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Chief Constable of Northumbria Police from 1998 to 2005. Born 1949.
[Picture of Crispian Strachan]


Straczynski, J. Michael
Born 17 July 1954  (Paterson, New Jersey, USA)
TV writer and producer, most famously behind 90s sci-fi contender "Babylon 5".
[Picture of J. Michael Straczynski]


Straw, Tom
Born in United States  (exact date unknown)
US scriptwriter turned bestselling crime author, born 1953
[Picture of Tom Straw]


Strawberry, Darryl
Born 12 March 1962  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Former baseball player who has had all sorts of problems in his personal life, not to mention with drugs and colon cancer.
[Picture of Darryl Strawberry]


Street, Adrian
Born 5 December 1940  (Brynmawr, Wales)
Flamboyant Welsh professional wrestler.
[Picture of Adrian Street]


Stroud, Don
Born 1 September 1943  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Actor and surfer.
[Picture of Don Stroud]


Strougal, Lubomir
Born 19 October 1924  (Veseli nad Luznici, Czech Republic)
Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia from 1970 to 1988.
[Picture of Lubomir Strougal]


Studi, Wes
Born 17 December 1947  (Nofire Hollow, Oklahoma, USA)
Actor, Dances with Wolves, Avatar, etc.
[Picture of Wes Studi]


Sturrock, Paul
Born 10 October 1956  (Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland)
Former Dundee Utd striker, one of the key players in their 1983 League championship win. Now manager of Southend Utd.
[Picture of Paul Sturrock]


Suárez Miramontes, Luis
Born 2 May 1935  (A Coruña, Galicia, Spain)
Former Barcelona, Internazionale and Spain international footballer. European footballer of the year in 1960.
[Picture of Luis Suárez Miramontes]


Suchet, David
Born 2 May 1946  (London, England)
Actor brother of newscaster John Suchet. Star of 'Poirot'
[Picture of David Suchet]


Sugar, Alan
Born 24 March 1947  (Hackney, London, England)
Businessman, boss of Amstrad and former chairman of Tottenham Hotspur. Now well known for his role in the UK version of the TV show 'The Apprentice', with his catchphrase, "You're fired". Was 'Suralan', now in the House of Lords.
[Picture of Alan Sugar]


Sullivan, Dean
Born 7 June 1955  (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
English actor and director who played Jimmy Corkhill on Brookside for 17 years.
[Picture of Dean Sullivan]


Summer, India
Born 26 April 1975  (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)
Pornographic actress.
[Picture of India Summer]


Sutherland, Donald
Born 17 July 1935  (Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)
Canadian actor, often in kooky, offbeat roles. Father of '24' actor, Keifer.
[Picture of Donald Sutherland]


Suzman, Janet
Born 9 February 1939  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
South African/British actress who enjoyed a successful early career in the Royal Shakespeare Company, later replaying many Shakespearean roles, among others, on TV
[Picture of Janet Suzman]


Suzuki, David
Born 24 March 1936  (Vancouver, Canada)
Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist
[Picture of David Suzuki]


Svankmajer, Jan
Born 4 September 1934  (Prague, Czech Republic)
Czech filmmaker and artist.
[Picture of Jan Svankmajer]


Swaggart, Rev. Jimmy
Born 15 March 1935  (Ferriday, Louisiana, USA)
Former televangelist whose career & fame came to an abrupt end when he was involved in a string of prostitution & sex scandals.
[Picture of Rev. Jimmy Swaggart]


Swayne, Desmond
Born 20 August 1956  (United Kingdom)
Pro-Brexit, anti-lockdown MP for New Forest West since 1997
[Picture of Desmond Swayne]


Sweeney, Jim
Born 7 February 1955  (Bournemouth, Dorset, England)
Comedian and actor, known for his double act with Steve Steen and as part of the improvisation team The Comedy Store Players. Now suffers from multiple sclerosis.
[Picture of Jim Sweeney]


Swift, Joe
Born 25 May 1965  (Newcastle, England)
English garden designer, journalist and television presenter.
[Picture of Joe Swift]


Swift, Taylor
Born 13 December 1989  (Reading, Pennsylvania, USA)
Grammy nominated singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Taylor Swift]


Switzer, Kathrine
Born 5 January 1947  (Amberg, Germany)
First female runner in the Boston Marathon, now also a commentator
[Picture of Kathrine Switzer]


Sytch, Tammy Lynn
Born 7 December 1972  (Matawan, New Jersey, USA)
Female wrestling manager and occasional wrestler.
[Picture of Tammy Lynn Sytch]


Szeles, John John Szeles is no longer with us
Born 9 September 1958  (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Died 22 February 2022  (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)

Age at death: 63  (read death notice)
American stage magician, supposedly "dying" for years now
[Picture of John Szeles]


Szirtes, George
Born 29 November 1948  (Budapest, Hungary)
Hungarian-born British poet.
[Picture of George Szirtes]

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