Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2023: O


O, Yeong-su
Born 19 October 1944  (Kaepung, Korea)
South Korean actor catapulted to global stardom in the wake of Netflix hit Squid Game, also accused of being a sexual molester
[Picture of Yeong-su O]


O’Brien, Gray
Born 11 August 1968  (Glasgow, Scotland)
Scottish actor who appeared in Coronation Street and Casualty.
[Picture of Gray O’Brien]


Oakes, Trevor
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Showaddywaddy co-founder.
[Picture of Trevor Oakes]


Oakley, Tyler
Born 22 March 1989  (Jackson, Michigan, United States)
American YouTuber, actor, LGBT youth activist and author
[Picture of Tyler Oakley]


Obama, Barack
Born 4 August 1961  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
President of the USA.
[Picture of Barack Obama]


OBAMA, Malia
Born 4 July 1998  (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Eldest daughter of former US President Barack Obama.
[Picture of Malia OBAMA]


Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Teodoro
Born 5 June 1942  (Acoacan, Equatorial Guinea)
President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979.
[Picture of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo]


O'Brien, Carl "Cubby"
Born 14 July 1946  (Burbank, California, USA)
Played a Mousketeer on the 1950s US TV show 'The Mickey Mouse Club'.
[Picture of Carl


O'Brien, Edna
Born 15 December 1930  (Tuamgraney, County Clare, Rep of Ireland)
Irish novellist.
[Picture of Edna O'Brien]


O'Brien, Richard
Born 25 March 1942  (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England)
The man behind 1975's 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show', who hasn't really done anything since, except present television series 'The Crystal Maze'. His real name is the rather plainer Richard Smith. Said to have based the Dr. Frank-N-Furter character on <
[Picture of Richard O'Brien]


O'Connor, Sinéad Sinéad O'Connor is no longer with us
Born 8 December 1966  (Dublin, Ireland)

Died 26 July 2023  (London, England, United Kingdom)

Age at death: 56  (read death notice)
Singer, whose hits include 'Nothing Compares 2 U' and 'Troy' have been overshadowed by her controversial remarks & behaviour over the years.
[Picture of Sinéad O'Connor]


Oddie, Bill
Born 7 July 1941  (Rochdale, Lancashire, England)
Rochdale's most famous son apart from Cyril Smith, Oddie is one of the most respected names in the world of ornithology, but is perhaps most famous as one third of the popular 1970s comedy team The Goodie
[Picture of Bill Oddie]


Odenkirk, Bob
Born 22 October 1962  (Berwyn, Illinois, USA)
US actor who immortalized himself as Breaking Bad's scummy lawyer Saul Goodman
[Picture of Bob Odenkirk]


O'Donnell, Chris
Born 26 June 1970  (Winnetka, Illinois, USA)
Quintessentially 90s actor, star of Scent of a Woman and Batman Forever. Interesting fact: Chris O'Donnell, no mental handicap
[Picture of Chris O'Donnell]


O'Donovan, Brian Brian O'Donovan is no longer with us
Born in Clonakilty, Ireland  (exact date unknown)

Died 6 October 2023  (Massachusetts, USA)

Age at death: 66  (read death notice)
Irish-born broadcaster now in Boston. Suffering from terminal cancer, but also fairly minor. Born 1957.
[Picture of Brian O'Donovan]


O'Dowd, Dinah Dinah O'Dowd is no longer with us
Born in England  (exact date unknown)

Died 13 March 2023  ()

Age at death: 84  (read death notice)
Boy George’s mum, who wrote a best selling novel and thus surprisingly is eligible.
[Picture of Dinah O'Dowd]


Oe, Kenzaburo Kenzaburo Oe is no longer with us
Born 31 January 1935  (Osehigashi, Japan)

Died 3 March 2023  (Tokyo, Japan)

Age at death: 88  (read death notice)
Japanese novelist who won the Nobel Prize in 1994
[Picture of Kenzaburo Oe]


Ofarim, Esther
Born 13 June 1941  (Safed, Mandatory Palestine)
Israeli Eurovision singer who also sang "Cinderella Rockefella" with husband Abi. Now that sodding song will be playing in my head all day…
[Picture of Esther Ofarim]


Offer, Vince
Born 25 April 1964  (Be'er Sheva, Israel)
Started in films but then infomercials including Shamwow, Slap Chop and Schticky (the ad for Schticky is seen in Breaking Bad season 5)
[Picture of Vince Offer]


Offitt, Sidney
Born 13 October 1928  (Baltimore, Maryland, United States)
American children's book author particularly known for chiildren's books including The Adventures of Homer Fink
[Picture of Sidney Offitt]


Ogier, Bulle
Born 9 August 1939  (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)
a French actress who worked with Rivette, Bunuel and Fassbinder.
[Picture of Bulle Ogier]


Ogilvy, David David Ogilvy is no longer with us
Born 17 May 1926  (London, England)

Died 26 June 2023  (London, England)

Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
The current 13th Earl Of Airlie. Former businessman, and general toff.
[Picture of David Ogilvy]


O'Grady, Paul Paul O'Grady is no longer with us
Born 14 June 1955  (Birkenhead, Merseyside, England)

Died 28 March 2023  (United Kingdom)

Age at death: 67  (read death notice)
Comedian and actor better known as his cross-dressing alter ego Lily Savage. He suffered a heart attack in 2002 but went on to recover and appear as the Child Catcher in the stage musical of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
[Picture of Paul O'Grady]


Okafor, John
Born 17 October 1961  (Nkanu West, Nigeria)
Nigerian Comedian commonly known as Mr. Ibu
[Picture of John Okafor]


Oldfield, Mike
Born 15 May 1953  (Reading, United Kingdom)
British multi-instrumentalist, forever known for his magnum opus Tubular Bells
[Picture of Mike Oldfield]


Oldfield, Sally
Born 8 March 1947  (Dublin, Rep of Ireland)
Singer and older sister of the more famous Mike Oldfield.
[Picture of Sally Oldfield]


Oldham, Andrew Loog
Born 29 January 1944  (London, England)
Manager and producer of the Rolling Stones from 1963 to 1967,
[Picture of Andrew Loog Oldham]


Oldman, Gary
Born 21 March 1958  (London, England)
Acclaimed British film actor, best known for his recurring role as James Gordon in the recent Batman trilogy.
[Picture of Gary Oldman]


Oliva, Tony
Born 20 July 1938  (Pinar del Rio, Cuba)
Baseball player who played for the Minnesota Twins.
[Picture of Tony Oliva]


Oliver, Tom
Born 12 June 1938  (Fareham, Hampshire, England)
British born actor, but best known in Aussie soap "Neighbours" as Lou Carpenter.
[Picture of Tom Oliver]


Ollerenshaw, Maggie
Born 8 October 1949  (Ashton-On-Ribble, United Kingdom)
British Soap actress Open All Hours
[Picture of Maggie Ollerenshaw]


Olsen (rower), Niels
Born 28 December 1948  (Faxe, Denmark)
Rower who competed in the 1964 Olympics.
[Picture of Niels Olsen (rower)]


Olson, Nancy
Born 14 July 1928  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
Actress, in many films in the 1940s & 1950s but has had a very low profile in recent years.
[Picture of Nancy Olson]


Olsson, Ann-Margret
Born 28 April 1941  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Or just Ann-Margret. Swedish singer and actress, who started as a female Elvis Presley and then enjoyed a long career
[Picture of Ann-Margret Olsson]


Ondaatje, Michael
Born 12 September 1943  (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
Booker Prize-winning Canadian novelist whose novel 'The English Patient' was later successfully adapted for film.
[Picture of Michael Ondaatje]


O'Neal, Ryan Ryan O'Neal is no longer with us
Born 20 April 1941  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Died 8 December 2023  (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Age at death: 82  (read death notice)
Actor who first made his name on TV, in US soap opera 'Peyton Place', before going on to appear in numerous Hollywood films such as 'Love Story' and 'Barry Lyndon'. Father of Tatum, Griffin and (by Farrah F
[Picture of Ryan O'Neal]


O'Neal, Tatum
Born 5 November 1963  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
Actress who is the youngest to win a competitive Oscar, for 'Paper Moon' in 1973.
[Picture of Tatum O'Neal]


Ono, Jiro
Born 27 October 1925  (Tenryu, Shizuoka, Japan)
Japanese sushi chef.
[Picture of Jiro Ono]


Ono, Yoko
Born 18 February 1933  (Tokyo, Japan)
Widow of John Lennon and complete wibble hatstand nutter. Was married 3 times before she met Lennon, including twice in the space of 7 months to the same man, with an annulment in between.
[Picture of Yoko Ono]


Oo, Tin
Born 11 March 1927  (Pathein, Myanmar)
Burmese politician and retired general in the Armed Forces who was one of the founders of the National League for Democracy
[Picture of Tin Oo]


Oosterhuis, Peter
Born 3 May 1948  (London, England)
English golfer who came down with early on set dementia in 2015.
[Picture of Peter Oosterhuis]


Oppenheimer, Alan
Born 23 April 1930  (New York, New York, USA)
American voice actor, the voice behind 'Mighty Mouse' and 'Skeletor' in He-Man.
[Picture of Alan Oppenheimer]


O'Quinn, Terry
Born 15 July 1952  (Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA)
Slaphead actor who played Locke in "Lost".
[Picture of Terry O'Quinn]


Ora, Rita
Born 26 November 1990  (Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia)
British pop singer and occasional television host of talent shows.
[Picture of Rita Ora]


Orban, Viktor
Born 31 May 1963  (Szekesfehervar, Hungary)
Right-wing Prime Minister of Hungary since 2010 and wannabe dictator handed widespread powers in 2020. Can’t see that going wrong.
[Picture of Viktor Orban]


Born 7 May 1936  (Dublin, Ireland)
Professional rugby player for the Irish national team. And then a hugely successful businessman and billionaire for the Heinz Company. Two careers in one!
[Picture of TONY O'REILLY]


Orena, Victor
Born 4 August 1934  (New York City, New York, USA)
Esteemed member of the Colombo crime family
[Picture of Victor Orena]


Organ, Bryan
Born 31 August 1935  (Leicester, UK)
Portrait painter for prominent figures like the Royal family.
[Picture of Bryan Organ]


Orlando, Tony
Born 3 April 1944  (New York City, New York, USA)
Singer turned music producer who worked with some of the biggest acts of the 1970s incuding Barry Manilow and The Grateful Dead.
[Picture of Tony Orlando]


Ormsby, Brendan
Born 1 October 1960  (Birmingham, UK)
Former Aston Villa and Leeds United defender.
[Picture of Brendan Ormsby]


Orr, Bobby
Born 20 March 1948  (Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada)
Ice hockey player considered one of their all time greats.
[Picture of Bobby Orr]


Ortega, Amancio
Born 28 March 1936  (Leon, Spain)
Europe's richest man following the death of Ingvar Kamprad. Began selling bathrobes, progressing on to forming the Zara clothing chain. Has only ever given three interviews.
[Picture of Amancio Ortega]


Ortega, Jenna
Born 27 September 2002  (Coachella Valley, California, USA)
American actress, most notably for starring in Netflix's Wednesday.
[Picture of Jenna Ortega]


Orton, Jr., Bob
Born 10 November 1950  (Kansas City, Kansas, USA)
Wrestler from a family of professional wrestlers including his father and son.
[Picture of Bob Orton, Jr.]


Osbourne, Ozzy
Born 3 December 1948  (Aston, Birmingham, England)
Mumbling reality TV star and former lead singer of Black Sabbath, who once caught rabies after an on-stage bat-biting incident. The heavy drinker and heavy metaller was nearly killed in a quad-biking crash in December 2003.
[Picture of Ozzy Osbourne]


Osbourne, Sharon
Born 10 October 1953  (London, England)
Wife and manager of Ozzy, she suddenly rose to prominence in 2002 as a result of MTV's 'The Osbournes', and was diagnosed with colon cancer around the same time.
[Picture of Sharon Osbourne]


Osmond, Alan
Born 22 June 1949  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
The oldest of the Osmond singing siblings.
[Picture of Alan Osmond]


Osmond, Little Jimmy
Born 16 April 1963  (Canoga Park, California, USA)
Youngest of the Osmond family of entertainers and singers. Had the UK Christmas number one in 1972 with 'Long Haired Lover from Liverpool'.
[Picture of Little Jimmy Osmond]


Osmond, Marie
Born 13 October 1959  (Ogden, Utah, USA)
Country & pop singer, part of the Osmond singing dynasty.
[Picture of Marie Osmond]


O'Sullivan, Richard
Born 7 May 1944  (Chiswick, London, England)
1970s sitcom actor (Father Dear Father, Man About the House, Robin's Nest). Only in his early 60s, but now in fragile health and a permanent resident of an old folks' home, due to three decades of heavy boozing and drug-taking.
[Picture of Richard O'Sullivan]


O'Sullivan, Ronnie
Born 5 December 1975  (Wordsley, West Midlands, England)
Four-time World Snooker Champion. Said to suffer from depression and various addictions.
[Picture of Ronnie O'Sullivan]


Oswald Porter, Marina
Born 17 July 1941  (Severodvinsk, Russia)
Widow of alleged John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Picture of Marina Oswald Porter]


Ottman, Fred
Born 10 August 1956  (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)
Wrestler behind myriad gimmicks, including Tugboat, Typhoon and, of course, the man who shocked the world - THE SHOCKMASTER.
[Picture of Fred Ottman]


Otway, John
Born 2 October 1952  (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England)
English singer-songwriter.
[Picture of John Otway]


Ovenden, Graham
Born 11 February 1943  (New Alresford, Hampshire, England)
Painter and photographer who took rather too much interest in his young subjects and was jailed for child abuse in October 2013. Died in Decembre 2022 which went unnoticed until February 2023.
[Picture of Graham Ovenden]


Overmars, Marc
Born 29 March 1973  (Emst, Netherlands)
Dutch former footballer with stints with Barcelona and Arsenal who can't speak appropriately with female colleagues.
[Picture of Marc Overmars]


Owens, Shirley
Born 10 June 1941  (Henderson, North Carolina, USA)
Lead singer of early 60s girl group the Shirelles, behind classics such as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "Tonight's the Night".
[Picture of Shirley Owens]


Owens Jr., Jack
Born 19 November 1944  (Gatesville, Texas, USA)
Big Brother contestant
[Picture of Jack Owens Jr.]


Oz, Frank
Born 25 May 1944  (Hereford, Herefordshire, England)
English-born American puppeteer, actor and film director. Unmistakable voice of Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy from 'The Muppet Show' and of Yoda in 'Star Wars'.
[Picture of Frank Oz]


Ozawa, Seiji
Born 1 September 1935  (Shenyang, China)
Chinese-born Japanese principal conductor of the Vienna State Opera.
[Picture of Seiji Ozawa]

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