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Sunday 8 December 2019

TODAY

Ridley Scott, director of Gladiator, is 77. Elisha Cuthbert, actress, is 32. David Mamet, playwright, is 67. Ben Stiller, actor, is 49. Billy Idol, rocker, is 59. Lorraine Kelly, TV presenter, is 55. Roger Glover, bassist of Deep Purple, is 69. Gary Lineker, prolific goalscorer turned TV presenter, is 54. Phil Babb, former Irish footballer, is 44.

MONDAY

Gilbert O'Sullivan, Waterford-born singer, is 68. Bette Midler, actress and singer, is 69. Woody Allen, filmmaker, is 79. Emily Mortimer, actress, is 43. John Densmore, drummer of The Doors, is 70. Lee Trevino, former champion golfer, is 75. Sarah Silverman, actress and comedian, is 44. Toto Schillaci, former Italian footballer, is 50. Pat Spillane, former Kerry footballing great and RTE pundit, is 59.

TUESDAY

Joachim Kelly, former Offaly hurler, is 59. Lucy Liu, actress, is 46. Britney Spears, pop singer, is 33. Nelly Furtado, singer who had hit with I'm Like a Bird, is 36. Monica Seles, former world No 1 tennis player, is 41. Rick Savage, Def Leppard bassist, is 54.

WEDNESDAY

Brendan Fraser, actor, is 46. Julianne Moore, actress, is 54. Daryl Hannah, actress, is 54. Eamonn Holmes, TV presenter, is 55. Jean-Luc Godard, French film director, is 84. Ozzy Osbourne, rocker, is 66. Andrew Stanton, Oscar-winning writer/director of Toy Story and Finding Nemo, is 49. Sean Parker, Napster, Facebook and Spotify mogul, is 35. Mike Gibson, former Ireland and Lions rugby player, is 72.

THURSDAY

Ronnie Corbett, comedian, is 84. Tyra Banks, TV presenter and model, is 41. Jay-Z, real name Shawn Carter, superstar rapper, is 45. Marisa Tomei, Oscar-winning actress, is 50. Jeff Bridges, actor, is 65. Paul McGrath, one of Ireland's greatest ever footballers, is 55. Terry Woods, musician and member of The Pogues, is 67. Chris Hillman, singer-bassist with The Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers, is 70.

FRIDAY

Little Richard, one of the original lights of rock 'n' roll, is 82. Ronnie O'Sullivan, snooker player, is 39. Jose Carreras, Spanish-born tenor, is 68. Frankie Muniz, actor who starred in Malcolm in the Middle, is 29.

SATURDAY

Rick Buckler, The Jam drummer, is 59. Peter Buck, REM guitarist, is 58. Judd Apatow, film director of Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, is 47. Gerry Francis, former England football captain, is 63. Steve Mahon, former Galway hurler, is 57. Maurice Hope, British former boxer, is 63. Alberto Contador, Spanish cyclist and 2007 Tour de France winner, is 32. Andrew Flintoff, former England cricket captain, is 37.

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