Thursday 27 October 2016


Published 17/05/2015 | 02:30

Andrea Corr, The Corrs singer and actress, is 41. Trent Reznor, frontman of Nine Inch Nails, is 50. Jordan Knight, of New Kids on the Block, is 45. Taj Mahal, blues singer/guitarist, is 73. Sugar Ray Leonard, retired boxing champion, is 59. Bill Paxton, actor, is 60. Paul Whitehouse, comedian, is 57. Enya, Irish singer and composer, is 54.

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Nobby Stiles, former Manchester United star and England World Cup winner, is 73. Toyah Willcox, singer and TV presenter, is 57. Tina Fey, US comedienne, is 45. George Strait, country singer, is 63. Jack Johnson, singer/songwriter, is 40. Allen Leech, actor who stars in Downton Abbey, is 34. Pat Rabbitte, former Labour Party leader, is 66. John Bruton, former Taoiseach, is 68. Rick Wakeman, Seventies keyboard legend, is 66. Pat Fleury, former Offaly hurler, is 59.


Grace Jones, model and singer, is 67. Amanda De Cadenet, former model, is 43. James Fox, actor, is 76. Peter Mayhew, actor who played 'Chewbacca' in Star Wars, is 71. Pete Townshend, guitarist with The Who, is 70. Dusty Hill, ZZ Top guitarist, is 66.


Cher, actress and singer, is 69. Louis Theroux, documentary-maker and broadcaster, is 45. Gerry Peyton, former Irish goalkeeper, is 59. Busta Rhymes, rapper, is 43. Nick Heyward, singer with Haircut 100, is 54. Jack Gleeson, who played Joffrey in Game of Thrones, is 23.


Mary Robinson, former President, is 71. Leo Sayer, pop singer, is 67. Mr. T (real name Laurence Tureaud), The A-Team star, is 63. Ron Isley, singer with The Isley Brothers, is 74. Tom Daley, British Olympic diver, is 21. Noel Fielding, comedian, is 42. Mark Cavendish, British cyclist, is 30. Kevin Shields, My Bloody Valentine frontman, is 52. Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance, is 72.


Morrissey, singer, is 56. Katie Price, aka Jordan, model, is 37. Betty Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner, is 72. Naomi Campbell, model, is 45. Sean Og O'hAilpin, GAA star, is 38. Bernie Taupin, Elton John's songwriting partner, is 65. Novak Djokovic, tennis player, is 28.


Joan Collins, actress, is 82. Drew Carey, comedian, is 57. Phil Selway, drummer with Radiohead, is 48. Anatoly Karpov, chess grandmaster, is 64. Bob Mortimer, one half of comedic duo Reeves & Mortimer, is 56. 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler, former World Champion boxer, is 61.


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