Thursday 22 March 2018


Brian May, guitarist with Queen, is 68. Ilie Nastase, Romanian former tennis player, is 69. Evelyn Glennie, Scottish percussionist, is 50. Vitali Klitschko, champion boxer and current mayor of Kiev, is 44. Benedict Cumberbatch, actor, is 38.


Gisele Bundchen, supermodel, is 35. Jacques Delors, former European Commission president, is 90. Carlos Santana, guitarist, is 68. Diana Rigg, actress, Bond girl and star of The Avengers, is 77. Judy Greer, actress, is 40. Cormac McCarthy, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is 82. Kim Carnes, singer, is 70. Paul Cook, drummer with the Sex Pistols, is 59.


Yusuf Islam, singer formerly known as Cat Stevens, is 67. Josh Hartnett, actor, is 37. Garry Trudeau, cartoonist, is 67. Damian Marley, reggae musician and son of Bob, is 37. Ross Kemp, actor, is 51. Steve Collins, former champion boxer, is 51.


Terence Stamp, actor, is 77. Bob Dole, former US presidential candidate, is 92. Rhys Ifans, Welsh actor, is 46. Danny Glover, actor, is 69. Jimmy Hill, former footballer and BBC pundit, is 87. Willem Dafoe, actor, is 60. Selena Gomez, actress/singer, is 23. Rufus Wainwright, singer/ songwriter, is 42. Don Henley, Eagles drummer and singer, is 68. Louise Fletcher, Oscar-winning actress for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, is 81. SE Hinton, American author who wrote The Outsiders, is 67. Paul Schrader, movie writer-director, is 69.


Monica Lewinsky, of Clinton sex scandal fame, is 42. Woody Harrelson, actor, is 54. David Essex, pop star and actor, is 68. Slash, former Guns N' Roses guitarist, is 50. Graham Gooch, former England cricket captain, is 62. Andy Townsend, former Ireland football captain, is 52. Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter actor, is 26. Jo Brand, comedienne, is 58. Michelle Williams, singer with Destiny's Child, is 35.


Anna Paquin, who stars in True Blood, is 33. Jennifer Lopez, actress/singer, is 46. Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman, is 64. Steve Finnan, former Liverpool and Ireland footballer, is 40. Elisabeth Moss, actress who plays 'Peggy' in Mad Men, is 33. Jim Armstrong, Belfast guitarist who played with Them, is 71.


Matt LeBlanc, Friends actor, is 48. Louise Brown, the first test-tube baby, is 37. Anthony Stokes, Celtic and Ireland footballer, is 27. Gareth Thomas, first openly gay rugby player, is 41. Thurston Moore, former frontman of Sonic Youth, is 57.


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