Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2024: E


Eagar, Patrick
Born in England  (exact date unknown)
Cricket photographer. Born 1944.
[Picture of Patrick Eagar]


Eames, Robin
Born 27 April 1936  (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Anglican bishop. One of his greatest challenges under his tenure was helping settle a dispute over a local parade in 1996.
[Picture of Robin Eames]


Earl, Vince
Born 11 June 1944  (Birkenhead, Cheshire, England)
Actor, comedian and singer best known as the grouchy Ron Dixon in the Channel 4 soap 'Brookside'.
[Picture of Vince Earl]


Earl Jones, James
Born 17 January 1931  (Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA)
Actor who has had a 40-year career in movies without making it really big. However, he did provide the voice of Darth Vader in 'Star Wars' (the man in the suit was Dave Prowse). His father was (THEME) Aaron Aardvark's Alliteration Association
  • Blasphemous Rumours 'A'
  • Curtains for Carter
  • Dead Is Dead
  • Death Stalks United
  • Eddie's Parade of Darkness and Despair
  • (THEME) I Hear Voices
  • Hi-Fat Worm Food
  • LL's Pool
  • (THEME) Nearly Dead Kennedys
  • Permanent Kip 2024
  • Squid's Stiffs
  • Team Cat AIDS
  • (THEME) The Dead Kennedys
  • The Dead Parrot
  • The Policies Of Benjamin Netanyahu
  • You Might Be A King or a Little Street Sweeper
  • [Picture of James Earl Jones]


    Earle, Steve
    Born 17 January 1955  (Fort Monroe, Virginia, USA)
    Country, rock and folk singer songwriter, acted in the Wire.
    [Picture of Steve Earle]


    Earle, Sylvia
    Born 30 August 1935  (Gibbstown, New Jersey, USA)
    American marine biologist, working for National Geographic and featured on Netflix
    [Picture of Sylvia Earle]


    Easterby, Peter
    Born 5 August 1929  ()
    Retired horse trainer, the only person to have saddled over 1000 winners in both flat and national hunt categories.
    [Picture of Peter Easterby]


    Eastham, George
    Born 23 September 1936  (Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
    Former Arsenal and Stoke City inside forward. Scored the winning goal in the 1972 League Cup final against Chelsea at the age of 35. Was a non-playing member of England's victoious 1966 World Cup squad.
    [Picture of George Eastham]


    Eastham, Ken
    Born 11 August 1927  (England)
    MP for Manchester Blackley from 1979 to 1997.
    [Picture of Ken Eastham]


    Eastman, George
    Born 16 August 1942  (Genoa, Italy)
    Italian B-movie actor and screenwriter who used his towering stature to great effect as villains in gory horror films directed by Joe D'Amato, such as the insane, cannibalistic serial killer Klaus Wortmann in 1980's 'Antropophagus'.
    [Picture of George Eastman]


    Easton, Sheena
    Born 27 April 1959  (Bellshill, North Lanakshire, Scotland)
    Scottish singer who shot to fame when appearing in the proto-X Factor TV show 'The Big Time' in 1980 before recording a number of hit singles in the 1980s.
    [Picture of Sheena Easton]


    Eastwood, Clint
    Born 31 May 1930  (San Francisco, California, USA)
    College dropout son of a steelworker who made it big in spaghetti westerns and has been playing hard men ever since. Starred in the film which gave the DDP its name, so it will be truly ironic if he turn
    [Picture of Clint Eastwood]


    Eaton, Shirley
    Born 13 January 1937  (London, England)
    Actress, most famous for playing Jill Masterson, the Bond girl who died after being painted head to toe in gold paint in 'Goldfinger'.
    [Picture of Shirley Eaton]


    Eavis, Michael
    Born 17 October 1935  ()
    Dairy farmer and founder of the Glastonbury Festival.
    [Picture of Michael Eavis]


    Ebadi, Shirin
    Born 21 June 1947  (Hamedan, Iran)
    Iranian lawyer and human rights who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003. The award was allegedly confiscated by the Iranian state.
    [Picture of Shirin Ebadi]


    Ebert, Lily
    Born in Bonyhad, Hungary  (exact date unknown)
    Survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Caught by the Nazis in 1944, freed a year later after the end of World War II and today is an activist on remembering the holocaust. Born 1930.
    [Picture of Lily Ebert]


    Ecclestone, Bernie
    Born 28 October 1930  (St Peter South Elmham, Suffolk, England)
    Top dog in the Formula 1 world, with sole control of F1 media rights and an estimated personal fortune of £2.4 billion, which makes him the 3rd wealthiest living Briton. Coincidentally, he's also the 3rd shortest man in Britain, standing just 2'9" in his
    [Picture of Bernie Ecclestone]


    Eddy, Duane Duane Eddy is no longer with us
    Born 26 April 1938  (Corning, New York, USA)

    Died 30 April 2024  (Franklin, Tennessee, USA)

    Age at death: 86  (read death notice)
    Guitarist known for his twanging style in such hits as 'Peter Gunn'.
    [Picture of Duane Eddy]


    Eden, Barbara
    Born 23 August 1931  (Tucson, Arizona, USA)
    Best remembered for her role as Jeannie in 'I Dream of Jeannie'.
    [Picture of Barbara Eden]


    Edmonds, Mike
    Born in Chelmsford, Essex, England  (exact date unknown)
    Actor, best remembered as Little Ron in 'Maid Marian & Her Merry Men' or as Logray in 'Return of the Jedi'.
    [Picture of Mike Edmonds]


    Edmonds, Noel
    Born 22 December 1948  (Ilford, Essex, England)
    Bearded TV presenter who spunked away a small fortune on his ill-advised Mr Blobby theme parks, managed to kill a contestant on his 'Late Late Breakfast Show', then amazed everyone by making an unlikely comeback with 'Deal or No Deal'.
    [Picture of Noel Edmonds]


    EDP445, (youtuber)
    Born 15 December 1990  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    Highly volatile video streamer, possibly an active pedophile, possibly very ill, he's more often suspended from posting than not
    [Picture of (youtuber) EDP445]


    Edward, Prince
    Born 10 March 1964  (Buckingham Palace, London, England)
    Youngest of the 4 children of the Queen & Phil the Greek, 7th in line to the throne. Has dabbled in many things, not least the theatre.
    [Picture of Prince Edward]


    Edwards, Harry
    Born 22 November 1942  (East St. Louis, Illinois, USA)
    Sociologist and civil rights activist.
    [Picture of Harry Edwards]


    Edwards, Huw
    Born 18 August 1961  (Bridgend, Wales)
    BBC newscaster and presenter.
    [Picture of Huw Edwards]


    Egan, Joe Joe Egan is no longer with us
    Born 18 October 1946  (Paisley, Scotland)

    Died 6 July 2024  ()

    Age at death: 77  (read death notice)
    Singer-songwriter known for his early collaborations with Gerry Rafferty, the duo would form Stealers Wheel and write "Stuck in the Middle with You".
    [Picture of Joe Egan]


    Eger, Edith
    Born 27 September 1927  (Košice, Czechoslovakia)
    Psychologist and Holocaust survivor, a specialist in PTSD.
    [Picture of Edith Eger]


    Eggleston, Alan
    Born 30 December 1941  (Busselton, Western Australia)
    Australian politician, current senator of Western Australia.
    [Picture of Alan Eggleston]


    Ehrlich, Paul R.
    Born 29 May 1932  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
    American biologist who predicted mass starvation from overpopulation
    [Picture of Paul R. Ehrlich]


    Eiding, Paul
    Born 28 March 1946  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
    Actor increasingly known for voiceover roles such as Max Tennyson in 'Ben 10' and Colonel Roy Campbell in the 'Metal Gear' video games. Paul? PAUL!? PAAAAUUUUL!
    [Picture of Paul Eiding]


    Eilish, Billie
    Born 18 December 2001  (Los Angeles, California, USA)
    Singer who has 8 gold singles in the US, 5 music awards, 6 Grammy nominations, Record of the Year, 2 active Guiness World Records and 3 UK top ten hits. She just turned 18 a month ago. Ever feel like you've wasted your life in comparison?
    [Picture of Billie Eilish]


    Eisman, Hy
    Born 27 March 1927  (Paterson, New Jersey, USA)
    Funny papers cartoonist such as 'Little Lulu' and 'Popeye'.
    [Picture of Hy Eisman]


    Ekland, Britt
    Born 6 October 1942  (Stockholm, Sweden)
    Actress, in film & TV, a former Bond Girl. Former wife of Peter Sellers.
    [Picture of Britt Ekland]


    ElBaradei, Mohamed
    Born 17 June 1942  (Egypt)
    Director General of the IAEA, former Vice President of Egypt, and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
    [Picture of Mohamed ElBaradei]


    Elder, Ann
    Born 21 September 1942  (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
    American actress and TV producer.
    [Picture of Ann Elder]


    Elders, Joycelyn
    Born 13 August 1933  (Schaal, Arkansas, USA)
    Former Surgeon General of the USA.
    [Picture of Joycelyn Elders]


    Eldritch, Andrew
    Born 15 May 1959  (Ely, United Kingdom)
    Frontman of goth pioneers Sisters of Mercy, who has more or less become a hermit since the unofficial end of the band
    [Picture of Andrew Eldritch]


    Elgin, Earl of
    Born 17 February 1924  (Elgin, Scotland)
    The current Earl of Elgin. A former Grand Master Mason of Scotland, and the Chief of the Clan Bruce.
    [Picture of Earl of Elgin]


    Elizondo, Hector
    Born 22 December 1936  (New York, New York, USA)
    Experienced American actor, star of 'Chicago Hope' amongst many others.
    [Picture of Hector Elizondo]


    Elliman, Yvonne
    Born 29 December 1951  (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
    Singer who was the original stage Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar.
    [Picture of Yvonne Elliman]


    Elliott, Sam
    Born 9 August 1944  (Sacramento, California, USA)
    US actor, mostly in films & in a gruff demeanour mostly.
    [Picture of Sam Elliott]


    Ellis, Peter
    Born 30 May 1936  (Bristol, UK)
    British actor who has been in loads of things but best known role probably Chief Superintendent Charles Brownlow in The Bill
    [Picture of Peter Ellis]


    Ellison, Chris
    Born 16 December 1946  (St Pancras, London, England)
    English actor known for his role in ITV's The Bill.
    [Picture of Chris Ellison]


    el-Tayeb, Ahmed
    Born 6 January 1946  (Kurna, Egypt)
    The current Grand Imam of al-Azhar
    [Picture of Ahmed el-Tayeb]


    Ely, Ron
    Born 2 June 1938  (Hereford, Texas, USA)
    Actor, one of the former "Tarzan's".
    [Picture of Ron Ely]


    Emerick, Louis
    Born 11 June 1963  (Liverpool, England)
    Actor best known as Mick Johnson in 'Brookside' and PC Walsh in 'Last of the Summer Wine'.
    [Picture of Louis Emerick]


    Emerson, Roy
    Born 3 November 1936  (Blackbutt, Queensland, Australia)
    One of the all time great tennis players. Held the record for the most grand slam singles titles for many years until being surpassed by Pete Sampras.
    [Picture of Roy Emerson]


    Enfield, Harry
    Born 30 May 1961  (Crawley, Sussex, England)
    Comedian & impressionist, who had huge success in the '90s with his sketch shows. Now trying to stage something of a comeback.
    [Picture of Harry Enfield]


    Engel, Susan
    Born 25 March 1935  (Vienna, Austria)
    British actress on stage, TV and radio
    [Picture of Susan Engel]


    Engineer, Farokh
    Born 25 February 1938  (Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India)
    Indian cricketer.
    [Picture of Farokh Engineer]


    Engle, Joe Joe Engle is no longer with us
    Born 26 August 1932  (Chapman, Kansas, USA)

    Died 10 July 2024  (Houston, Texas, USA)

    Age at death: 91  (read death notice)
    Nasa astronaut, the last living pilot for the X-15 programme.
    [Picture of Joe Engle]


    English, Paschal
    Born 5 March 1944  (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)
    Survivor: Marquesas contestant.
    [Picture of Paschal English]


    Englund, Robert
    Born 6 June 1947  (Glendale, California, USA)
    Actor. Best known as Freddy Krueger from the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' film series.
    [Picture of Robert Englund]


    Engoron, Arthur
    Born in New York, New York, USA  (exact date unknown)
    Judge presiding of a lawsuit by New York against Donald Trump. Born c. 1948.
    [Picture of Arthur Engoron]


    Epstein, Anthony Anthony Epstein is no longer with us
    Born 18 May 1921  (Willesden, London, England)

    Died 6 February 2024  ()

    Age at death: 102  (read death notice)
    Scientist, one of the discovers of the Epstein-Barr virus.
    [Picture of Anthony Epstein]


    Ernaux, Annie
    Born 9 January 1940  (Lillebonne, France)
    French writer and Nobel laureate.
    [Picture of Annie Ernaux]


    Erro, (artist)
    Born in Ólafsvík, Iceland  (exact date unknown)
    Icelandic pop artist. Born 1932.
    [Picture of (artist) Erro]


    Erskine, Carl Carl Erskine is no longer with us
    Born 13 December 1926  (Anderson, Indiana, USA)

    Died 16 April 2024  (Anderson, Indiana, USA)

    Age at death: 97  (read death notice)
    Baseball pitcher for the Brooklyn (then Los Angeles) Dodgers.
    [Picture of Carl Erskine]


    Erwin, John
    Born 12 May 1936  (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
    Voice actor, By the power of Greyskull! He was the voice of He-man!
    [Picture of John Erwin]


    Esengarin, Nygmetjan
    Born 21 September 1941  (Burino, Soviet Union)
    First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
    [Picture of Nygmetjan Esengarin]


    Essex, David
    Born 23 July 1947  (Plaistow, London, England)
    Pop singer & actor, particularly popular in the 1970s.
    [Picture of David Essex]


    Estes, Richard
    Born 14 May 1932  (Kewanee, Illinois, USA)
    Artist, known for his paintings that were remarkably similar to actual photos.
    [Picture of Richard Estes]


    Estevez, Joe
    Born 13 February 1946  (Dayton, Ohio, USA)
    Actor, director, and producer, among the members of the Estevez/Sheen Hollywood dynasty.
    [Picture of Joe Estevez]


    Estrada, Joseph
    Born 19 April 1937  (Manila, Philippines)
    President of the Philippines from 1998-2001. Sentenced to imprisonment for plunder in 2007, but pardoned shortly after that. Ran for president again in 2010.
    [Picture of Joseph Estrada]


    Estrada, Roy
    Born 17 April 1943  (Santa Ana, Claifornia, USA)
    Guitarist with Frank Zappa and Mothers of Invention and convicted sex offender.
    [Picture of Roy Estrada]


    Estrin, Danny
    Born in Australia  (exact date unknown)
    Eurovision contestant now with cancer. Born c. 1982.
    [Picture of Danny Estrin]


    Ettinger, Amy
    Date and place of birth unknown
    Author who wrote a book about the best ice creameries in America. Born c. 1974.
    [Picture of Amy Ettinger]


    Eubank, Chrith
    Born 8 August 1966  (London, England)
    Flamboyant, lisping, monacle wearing former Super Middleweight boxing champion.
    [Picture of Chrith Eubank]


    Eubanks, Bob
    Born 8 January 1938  (Flint, Michigan, USA)
    American TV presenter and host of 'The Newlywed Game'.
    [Picture of Bob Eubanks]


    Eure, Wesley
    Born 17 August 1951  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
    Actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer, best known as Michael Horton in 'Days of Our Lives'.
    [Picture of Wesley Eure]


    Evans, Art
    Born 27 March 1942  (Berkeley CA, USA)
    Actor who has appeared in numerous TV shows and films since 1972, and still working.
    [Picture of Art Evans]


    Evans, Chris
    Born 1 April 1966  (Warrington, UK)
    Ginger TV and radio host who we all liked for 18 months in the 1990s and we've been paying for it ever since.
    [Picture of Chris Evans]


    Evans, Daniel J.
    Born 16 October 1925  (Seattle, Washington, USA)
    Former Governor/Senator from Washington.
    [Picture of Daniel J. Evans]


    Evans, Nathan
    Born 19 December 1994  (Airdrie, Scotland)
    Folk singer of sea shanties who topped the UK charts in 2021 with "Wellerman".
    [Picture of Nathan Evans]


    Evans, Roy
    Born 10 January 1930  (Fishponds, Bristol, United Kingdom)
    British TV bit actor, some movie appearances, e.g. The Elephant Man
    [Picture of Roy Evans]


    EVERETT, Mark Oliver
    Born 10 April 1963  (Virginia, USA)
    AKA "E", maverick singer and songwriter for US indie band Eels.
    [Picture of Mark Oliver EVERETT]


    Evert, Chris
    Born 21 December 1954  (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA)
    Legendary tennis player and eternal rival of Martina Navratilova, even now they're in a cancerous competititon
    [Picture of Chris Evert]


    Everton, Clive
    Born 7 September 1937  (Worcester, Worcestershire, England)
    Snooker TV commentator, a former billiards professional player.
    [Picture of Clive Everton]


    Exotic, Joe
    Born 5 March 1963  (Garden City, Kansas, USA)
    The Tiger King. Neglectful, eccentric zoo owner whose attempt to kill conservationist rival Carole Baskin sent him to prison and formed the basis of Netflix smash 'Tiger King'.
    [Picture of Joe Exotic]

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