Tuesday 1 December 2015


Published 19/05/2013 | 05:00


Grace Jones, model, actress and singer, is 65. Amanda De Cadenet, former model, is 41. James Fox, actor, is 74. Peter Mayhew, actor who played Chewbacca in Star Wars, is 69. Pete Townshend, guitarist with The Who, is 68. Dusty Hill, ZZ Top guitarist, is 64.


Cher, singer, is 67. Louis Theroux, broadcaster, is 43. Gerry Peyton, ex-Irish goalkeeper, is 57. Busta Rhymes, rapper, is 41. Joe Cocker, singer, is 69. Nick Heyward, Haircut 100 singer, is 52.


Mary Robinson, former Irish President, is 69. Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance, is 70. Leo Sayer, pop singer, is 65. Mr T (real name Laurence Tureaud), A-Team star, is 61. Ron Isley, singer in Isley Brothers, is 72. Tom Daley, UK Olympic diver, is 19. Noel Fielding, comedian, is 40. Kevin Shields, My Bloody Valentine frontman, is 50.


Betty Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner, is 70. Naomi Campbell, model, is 43. Sean Og O hAilpin, Cork GAA star, is 36. Richard Benjamin, American film star and director, is 75. Bernie Taupin, song writing partner of Elton John, is 63. Morrissey, singer formerly with The Smiths, is 54. Katie Price, aka Jordan, model, is 35. Novak Djokovic, Serbian tennis player, is 26.


Joan Collins, glamorous actress and star of Dynasty, is 80. Drew Carey, US comedian, is 55. Phil Selway, drummer with Radiohead, is 46. Anatoly Karpov, Russian chess grandmaster, is 62. Jewel, American singer, is 39. Bob Mortimer, of comedic duo Reeves & Mortimer, is 54. 'Marvellous' Marvin Hagler, former World Champion boxer, is 59.


Bob Dylan, legendary singer-songwriter, is 72. Sean Kelly renowned cyclist, is 57. William Trevor, Irish-born novelist and playwright, is 85. Priscilla Presley, actress and ex-wife of Elvis, is 68. Dermot O'Leary, TV presenter, is 40. Kristin Scott Thomas, actress, is 53. Patti LaBelle, singer, is 69. Eric Cantona, philosopher, actor and former footballer, is 47. Packie Bonner, ex-Ireland goalkeeper, is 53.


Cillian Murphy, actor, is 37. Ian McKellen, British actor, is 74. Lauryn Hill, singer with The Fugees, is 38. Anthea Turner, TV personality, is 53. Anne Heche, actress, is 44. Julian Clary, comedian, is 54. Mike Myers, actor and comedian, is 50. Paul Weller, singer-guitarist, is 55. Jonny Wilkinson, English rugby player, is 34. Frank Oz, director and puppeteer, is 69.

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