Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2023: J


Jabouille, Jean-Pierre Jean-Pierre Jabouille is no longer with us
Born 1 October 1942  (Paris, France)

Died 2 February 2023  ()

Age at death: 80  (read death notice)
F1 driver for Renault, eventually winning two Grands Prix
[Picture of Jean-Pierre Jabouille]


Jacklin, Tony
Born 7 July 1944  (Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England)
One of Britain's most successful golfers. Captained Europe to an epochal win over the United States in the Ryder Cup in 1985.
[Picture of Tony Jacklin]


Jacks, Terry
Born 29 March 1944  (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)
Canadian singer-songwriter who enjoyed a massive hit single in 1974 with 'Seasons in the Sun', a loose interpretation of a Jacques Brel song.
[Picture of Terry Jacks]


Jackson, (1944) Randy
Born 3 June 1944  (Lake City, Florida, USA)
NFL offensive lineman.
[Picture of (1944) Randy Jackson]


JACKSON, (1956) Randy
Born 23 June 1956  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
Longest serving judge on American Idol.
[Picture of (1956) Randy JACKSON]


JACKSON, (1961) Randy
Born 29 October 1961  (Gary, Indiana, USA)
Singer, second youngest of the Jackson Clan.
[Picture of (1961) Randy JACKSON]


Jackson, Betty
Born 24 June 1949  (Bacup, Lancashire, England)
British fashion designer. Lost her leg aged six.
[Picture of Betty Jackson]


Jackson, Glenda Glenda Jackson is no longer with us
Born 9 May 1936  (Birkenhead, Cheshire, England)

Died 15 June 2023  (London, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 87  (read death notice)
Former actress, now Labour MP for Hampstead & Highgate.
[Picture of Glenda Jackson]


Jackson, J. J.
Born 8 November 1942  (New York City, New York, USA)
American blues singer with the big hit "But It's Alright"
[Picture of J. J. Jackson]


Jackson, Jesse
Born 8 October 1941  (Greenville, South Carolina, USA)
Controversial politician & civil rights activist, as well as a Baptist minister.
[Picture of Jesse Jackson]


Jackson, Kate
Born 29 October 1949  (Birmingham, alabama, USA)
Actress, forever known as Sabrina Duncan in the series Charlie's Angels.
[Picture of Kate Jackson]


Jackson, Katherine
Born 4 May 1930  (Barbour County, Alabama)
Matriarch of the legendary Jackson family of musicians.
[Picture of Katherine Jackson]


Jackson, Mike
Born 21 March 1944  (Sheffield, UK)
Thriller, Billie Jean, Bad - oh that one's already dead. This one is a British Army Officer - Chief of Defence Staff and high profile general
[Picture of Mike Jackson]


Jackson, Philip
Born 18 June 1948  (Retford, Nottinghamshire, England)
Experienced character actor, probably best remembered as Chief Inspector James Japp in 'Agatha Christie's Poirot'.
[Picture of Philip Jackson]


Jackson, Rebbie
Born 29 May 1950  (Gary, Indiana, USA)
Eldest child of the Jackson family who crawled onto the US charts with "Centipede" in 1984 but never quite captured the success of her many siblings.
[Picture of Rebbie Jackson]


Jackson, Tito
Born 15 October 1953  (Gary, Indiana, USA)
Member of sibling soul band The Jackson 5 and The Jacksons.
[Picture of Tito Jackson]


Jackson, Victoria
Born 2 August 1959  (Miami, Florida, USA)
Regular cast member on Saturnday Night Live 1986-1992, then became a Conservative activist
[Picture of Victoria Jackson]


Jackson, Wes
Born 15 June 1936  (Topeka, Kansas, United States)
Co-Founder of the Land Institute and participant on the World Future Council. That's very good because future is good.
[Picture of Wes Jackson]


Jacobi, Derek
Born 22 October 1938  (Leytonstone, London, England)
Actor, mostly on stage, but with notable TV & film credits as well.
[Picture of Derek Jacobi]


Jaffee, Al Al Jaffee is no longer with us
Born 13 March 1921  (Savannah, Georgia, USA)

Died 10 April 2023  (New York, New York, USA)

Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
Cartoonist with MAD magazine since 1955. Features include the back cover fold-in and 'Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions'.
[Picture of Al Jaffee]


Jaffer, Melissa
Born 1 December 1936  (Gladstone, Australia)
Australian actress most famous outside her home country as Noranti in the original "Farscape".
[Picture of Melissa Jaffer]


Jaffrey, Madhur
Born 13 September 1933  (Delhi, India)
Indian born actress, writer on food and traveling, and TV personality, she can do it all!
[Picture of Madhur Jaffrey]


Jagannathan, Krishnammal
Born 16 June 1926  (Tamil Nadu, India)
Tamil social activist for the poor
[Picture of Krishnammal Jagannathan]


Jagger, Mick
Born 26 July 1943  (Dartford, Kent, England)
Rubber-lipped lead singer of the Rolling Stones.
[Picture of Mick Jagger]


James, Brian
Born 18 February 1955  (Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom)
English punk rock guitarist, and original member of The Damned as well as of The Lords of the New Church
[Picture of Brian James]


James, Raji
Born 24 February 1970  (Portsmouth, UK)
Actor, part of the Ferreira family on "Eastenders" back in the day.
[Picture of Raji James]


James, Steve
Born 2 May 1961  (Cannock, Staffordshire, England)
English former snooker player.
[Picture of Steve James]


Jameson, Jenna
Born 9 April 1974  (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
Porn star, actress & model.
[Picture of Jenna Jameson]


Jameson, Susan
Born 13 August 1941  (Barnt Green, Worcestershire, United Kingdom)
British actress, did voice work for Doctor Who opposite Tom Baker
[Picture of Susan Jameson]


Jannetty, Marty
Born 3 February 1960  (Columbus, Georgia, USA)
Wrestler in tag team partnership "The Rockers" with Shawn Michaels.
[Picture of Marty Jannetty]


Janowitz, Gundula
Born 2 August 1937  (Berlin, Germany)
Austrian soprano.
[Picture of Gundula Janowitz]


Janssen, Jan
Born 19 May 1940  (Nootdorp, Netherlands)
Former professional cyclist. First Dutchman to win the Tour de France, in 1968.
[Picture of Jan Janssen]


January, Don Don January is no longer with us
Born 20 November 1929  (Plainview, Texas, USA)

Died 7 May 2023  (Dallas, Texas, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Retired golfer whose cheeky attempt to wait for a put that didn't quite make it to drop in by itself actually caused the rules of golf to be changed. Fascinating.
[Picture of Don January]


Jaouad, Suleika
Born in New York, New York, USA  (exact date unknown)
Writer who channeled a cancer diagnosis into a mainstay 'New York Times' column and a best-selling memoir. Born 1988.
[Picture of Suleika Jaouad]


Jarier, Jean-Pierre
Born 10 July 1946  (Charenton-le Pent, France)
French F1 racer for a few years in the 70s
[Picture of Jean-Pierre Jarier]


Jarmusch, Jim
Born 22 January 1953  (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA)
American independent filmmaker.
[Picture of Jim Jarmusch]


Jarrett, Keith
Born 8 May 1945  (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)
Spirited American jazz / classical music pianist and composer. Started at a young age in Miles Davis' band
[Picture of Keith Jarrett]


Jarrett, Ned
Born 10 December 1932  (Conover, North Carolina, USA)
Tranquil NASCAR driver and announcer.
[Picture of Ned Jarrett]


Jarvie, Drew
Born 5 October 1948  (Annathill, UK)
Scottish Footballer mainly playing for Aberdeen where he won the Scottish League Cup and the League title
[Picture of Drew Jarvie]


Jarvis, Katie
Born 22 June 1991  (Dagenham, England, United Kingdom)
British actress in art hit Fish Tank, also a short stint on Eastenders
[Picture of Katie Jarvis]


Jason, David
Born 2 February 1940  (Edmonton, London, England)
Comedy actor, best known as Granville in 'Open All Hours' and Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter in 'Only Fools and Horses'. Even after a decade, it's still hard not to smirk at his supposedly serious role as Detective Inspector Jack Frost in 'A Touch of Frost'.
[Picture of David Jason]


Jayston, Michael
Born 29 October 1935  (Nottingham, England)
Velvet-voiced actor who has appeared in a wide variety of films and tv programmes.
[Picture of Michael Jayston]


Jean, Sister
Born 21 August 1919  (San Francisco, California, USA)
Jean Dolores Schmidt, nun and chaplain for the Loyola Ramblers men's basketball team of Loyola University Chicago.
[Picture of Sister Jean]


Jeavons, Colin
Born 20 October 1929  (Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales)
Actor who was a regular on TV until his retirement in 1994. Was the voice behind 1970s children's cartoon 'Barnaby the Bear'.
[Picture of Colin Jeavons]


Jelinek, Elfriede
Born 20 October 1946  (Mürzzuschlag, Styria, Austria)
Austrian feminist playwright & novelist.
[Picture of Elfriede Jelinek]


Jenkins, David
Born 29 June 1936  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Figure skater.
[Picture of David Jenkins]


Jenkins, Hayes Alan
Born 23 March 1933  (Akron, Ohio, USA)
Figure skater.
[Picture of Hayes Alan Jenkins]


Jenner, Caitlyn
Born 28 October 1949  (Mount Kisco, New York, USA)
Olympic Decathlon champion in 1976. Made headlines in 2015 by declaring himself a woman. It'll be the end of days before Daley Thompson slips on a dress and a couple of falsies…
[Picture of Caitlyn Jenner]


Jenner, Kendall
Born 3 November 1995  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
One of the Kardashian clan, who basically bought her way into a modelling career.
[Picture of Kendall Jenner]


Jennings, Alex
Born 10 May 1957  (Essex, United Kingdom)
Decorated theatre actor with occasional roles in Film
[Picture of Alex Jennings]


Jensen, David
Born 4 July 1950  (Canada)
Used to shake rattle and roll on Radio Luxembourg but now mainly just shaking with Parkinsons disease.
[Picture of David Jensen]


Jensen, Derrick
Born 19 December 1960  (USA)
American author, ecophilosopher, and radical environmentalist.
[Picture of Derrick Jensen]


Jeong-hee, Yoon Yoon Jeong-hee is no longer with us
Born 30 July 1944  (Gwangju, South Korea)

Died 19 January 2023  (Paris, France)

Age at death: 79  (read death notice)
South Korean actress super prolific in the 60s and 70s, but not anymore.
[Picture of Yoon Jeong-hee]


Jepsen, Carly Rae
Born 21 November 1985  (Mission, British Columbia, Canada)
Canadian pop singer-songwriter.
[Picture of Carly Rae Jepsen]


Jeremy, Ron
Born 12 March 1953  (Long Island, New York, USA)
Actor, almost exclusively in porn films.
[Picture of Ron Jeremy]


Jewell, Geri
Born 13 September 1956  (Buffalo, New York, USA)
American stand-up comedian afflicted with cerebral palsy from an early age on. Her comedy goes hand in hand with her disability activism
[Picture of Geri Jewell]


Jewison, Norman
Born 21 July 1926  (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian film director of such films as 'In the Heat of the Night' and 'Rollerball'.
[Picture of Norman Jewison]


Jillette, Penn
Born 5 March 1955  (Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA)
The tall, fat, hairy one out of magician duo Penn & Teller.
[Picture of Penn Jillette]


Jintao, Hu
Born 21 December 1942  (Jixi, Anhui Province, China)
President of China since March 2003. Hu is the President of China? We have clearance, Clarence. Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor? And so on.
[Picture of Hu Jintao]


Jiricna, Eva
Born 3 March 1939  (Zlin, Czechoslovakia)
Czech architect active in London and Prague
[Picture of Eva Jiricna]


Jodorowsky, Alejandro
Born 7 February 1929  (Tocopilla, Chile)
Jewish Chilean filmmaker who made the cult western 'El Topo' in 1970.
[Picture of Alejandro Jodorowsky]


Joe, Grandad
Born 11 May 1933  (England)
Octogenarian TikTok star, the Alan Melinek of 2023?
[Picture of Grandad Joe]


Johansen, David
Born 9 January 1950  (Staten Island, New York, USA)
Actor and singer. Frontman with influential proto-punk band New York Dolls.
[Picture of David Johansen]


Johanson, Sue Sue Johanson is no longer with us
Born 16 March 1930  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Died 28 June 2023  (Thornhill, Ontario, Canada)

Age at death: 93  (read death notice)
Sex education lecturer, academic and speaker.
[Picture of Sue Johanson]


John, Elton
Born 25 March 1947  (Pinner, Middlesex, England)
The most successful pop star of the 1970s, who has managed to remain more or less in the limelight ever since, despite (or perhaps because of) drug and alcohol problems, bust-ups with his lyricist Bernie Taupin, a turbulent love life and a lamentable dres
[Picture of Elton John]


Johns, Glynis
Born 5 October 1923  (Pretoria, South Africa)
Husky-voiced actress (and dancer/singer), of Welsh origin, a popular actress in the 1950s.
[Picture of Glynis Johns]


Johns, Jasper
Born 15 May 1930  (Augusta, Georgia, USA)
American abstract expressionist painter.
[Picture of Jasper Johns]


Johns, Milton
Born 13 March 1938  (Bristol, UK)
Character actor, often plays corrupt or obsequious government officials or authority figures.
[Picture of Milton Johns]


Johnson, Boris
Born 19 June 1964  (New York, New York, USA)
Gaffe-prone current prime ministre of the UK with French-turkish origins. History has yet to decide if his bumbling through is a strategy, or really just bumbling.
[Picture of Boris Johnson]


Johnson, Brian
Born 5 October 1947  (Dunston, Gateshead, England)
Lead singer of AC/DC.
[Picture of Brian Johnson]


Johnson, Dewayne "Lee"
Born in   (exact date unknown)
Former groundskeeper who won a $289m lawsuit against Monsanto after getting terminal cancer from its product Roundup. Born c.1972.
[Picture of Dewayne


Johnson, Eddie Bernice Eddie Bernice Johnson is no longer with us
Born 3 December 1935  (Waco, Texas, United States)

Died 31 December 2023  (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
American politician who represented Texas's 30th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2023
[Picture of Eddie Bernice Johnson]


Johnson, Holly
Born 19 February 1960  (Khartoum, Sudan)
African-born former front man of '80s Scouse popsters Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Was diagnosed with HIV in the late '80s, but treatment has kept it at bay ever since, and he continues to work in the music industry.
[Picture of Holly Johnson]


Johnson, Magic
Born 14 August 1959  (Lansing, Michigan, USA)
HIV-positive former basketball player.
[Picture of Magic Johnson]


Johnson, Martha
Born 18 December 1950  (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Canadian singer and songwriter, now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
[Picture of Martha Johnson]


Johnson, Meg Meg Johnson is no longer with us
Born 30 September 1936  (Manchester, Lancashire, England)

Died 1 July 2023  (United States)

Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
Soaps actress, with roles in 'Corrie', 'Brookside', and 'Emmerdale'.
[Picture of Meg Johnson]


Johnson, Stanley
Born 18 August 1940  (Penzance, England)
Former MEP now far better known for inflicting his son Boris upon the world.
[Picture of Stanley Johnson]


Johnston, Berry
Born 25 September 1935  (Oklahoma, USA)
US professional poker player. Inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2004.
[Picture of Berry Johnston]


Johnston, J. Bennett
Born 10 June 1932  (Shreveport, Louisiana, USA)
Former US Senator from Louisiana between 1972-1997.
[Picture of J. Bennett Johnston]


Johnston, Jennifer
Born 12 January 1930  (Dublin, Ireland)
Noted Irish novelist whose works deal with the fading power of the Catholic Church.
[Picture of Jennifer Johnston]


Jolie, Angelina
Born 4 June 1975  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Lara Croft actress.
[Picture of Angelina Jolie]


Jolliffe, Raymond
Born 13 June 1933  (place of birth unknown)
British hereditary peer, the 5th Baron Hylton, a little philantropy here and there, but not that remarkable all in all, notorious crossbencher
[Picture of Raymond Jolliffe]


Jones, Alan
Born 13 April 1941  (Oakey, Queensland, Australia)
Australian rugby coach, a former player & current broadcaster.
[Picture of Alan Jones]


Jones, Alex
Born 11 February 1974  (Dallas, Texas, USA)
Perma-angry conspiracy theorist par excellance and owner of the site anyone even remotely politically aware secretly dips into, Infowars.
[Picture of Alex Jones]


Jones, Amy Holden
Born 17 September 1955  (USA)
Screenwriter and film director who also created medical drama 'The Resident'.
[Picture of Amy Holden Jones]


Jones, Bruce
Born 24 January 1953  (Collyhurst, Manchester, England)
Actor, Les Battersby in Coronation Street. Currently, and this was seen by OoO once, performing stand-up comedy in his beloved Benidorm. He wasn't very good.
[Picture of Bruce Jones]


Jones, Cliff
Born 7 February 1935  (Swansea, Wales)
Former Tottenham Hotspur winger, part of the legendary double winning side of 1961.
[Picture of Cliff Jones]


Jones, Clifton
Born 26 July 1937  (St Andrew, Jamaica)
Actor, one of the first black regulars on British TV. Now most remembered as David Kano on "Space: 1999".
[Picture of Clifton Jones]


Jones, Gwyneth
Born 7 November 1936  (Pontnewynydd, Wales)
Welsh soprano opera singer.
[Picture of Gwyneth Jones]


Jones, Jeffrey
Born 28 September 1946  (Buffalo, New York, USA)
Actor, in a heap of films and TV shows. Also a registered sex offender.
[Picture of Jeffrey Jones]


Jones, Jimmy
Born 2 September 1938  (Southampton, Hampshire, England)
Outspoken stand-up comedian known for his catchphrase "Kin' ell".
[Picture of Jimmy Jones]


Jones, John Paul
Born 3 January 1946  (Sidcup, Kent, England)
Led Zeppelin's bassist and keyboard player. Real name: John Baldwin.
[Picture of John Paul Jones]


Jones, Marty
Born 13 December 1953  (Oldham, UK)
Legendary British wrestler, now training the next generation of UK grapplers.
[Picture of Marty Jones]


Jones, Paul
Born 24 February 1942  (Portsmouth, Hampshire, England)
Depending on your age, or preference, you'll either remember him for being the lead singer of Manfred Mann, the star of children's TV show 'Uncle Jack' or being a broadcaster on Radio 2.
[Picture of Paul Jones]


Jones, Quincy
Born 14 March 1933  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Music composer, trumpeter, record producer & arranger, mainly of "feel-good" music.
[Picture of Quincy Jones]


Jones, Ruth
Born 22 September 1966  (Bridgend, Wales)
Acclaimed Welsh actress. Starred and co-wrote hit series 'Gavin & Stacey'.
[Picture of Ruth Jones]


Jones, Shirley
Born 31 March 1934  (Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USA)
Oscar-winning actress and singer best known as Shirley, the matriarch of 'The Partridge Family' in the 1970s.
[Picture of Shirley Jones]


Jones, Steve
Born 3 September 1955  (London, England)
Guitarist/bassist for the Sex Pistols, amongst others.
[Picture of Steve Jones]


Jones, Tom
Born 7 June 1940  (Pontypridd, Wales)
Gravelly-voiced, hirsute Welsh singer, inexplicably attractive to ladies of a certain age.
[Picture of Tom Jones]


Jones (singer), Jack
Born 14 January 1938  (Hollywood, California, USA)
Big band jazz-pop type, bit of a 1960s Buble. Sang the theme tune for "The Love Boat".
[Picture of Jack Jones (singer)]


Jongbloed, Jan Jan Jongbloed is no longer with us
Born in Amsterdam, Holland  (exact date unknown)

Died 30 August 2023  ()

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Former Dutch national goalkeeper in the 1970s. Bears an uncanny resemblace to American comedian Rich Hall.
[Picture of Jan Jongbloed]


Jong-Un, Kim
Born 8 January 1983  (Pyongyang, North Korea)
Son of the late North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il and appointed successor to the dear leader after his death in December 2011.
[Picture of Kim Jong-Un]


Jopling, Michael
Born 10 December 1930  ()
Former Conservative MP and government minister. Was Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food form 1983-1987.
[Picture of Michael Jopling]


Joseph, Jackie
Born 7 November 1933  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress, Little Shop of Horrors.
[Picture of Jackie Joseph]


Joslin, Peter
Born 26 March 1933  ()
Former Chief Constable of Warwickshire Police.
[Picture of Peter Joslin]


Joy, David
Born 11 December 1983  (St. Andrews, United Kingdom)
Golf historian
[Picture of David Joy]


Juan Carlos Of Spain, King
Born 5 January 1938  (Rome, Italy)
King of Spain 1975-2014. Still alive but turned into the embarassing old guy you dont want around anymore.
[Picture of King Juan Carlos Of Spain]


Juncker, Jean-Claude
Born 9 December 1954  (Redange, Luxembourg)
President of the European Commission and hate figure for very angry people with Union Jack avatars on Twitter.
[Picture of Jean-Claude Juncker]


Jung-hyeon, Shin
Born 4 January 1938  (South Korea)
The South Korean Godfather of Rock.
[Picture of Shin Jung-hyeon]


Jurasik, Peter
Born 25 April 1950  (Queens, New York, USA)
American actor, best known for his role as Londo Mollari in the pioneering sci-fi series 'Babylon 5'.
[Picture of Peter Jurasik]


Moon, Jae-In
Born 24 January 1953  (Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea)
President of South Korea since 2017.
[Picture of Jae-In Moon]

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