Saturday 21 September 2019


Ed Asner, actor, is 86. Peter Phillips, son of Mark and Princess Anne, is 38. Jonny Lee Miller, actor who starred in Trainspotting, is 43. Dom Joly, comedian, is 48. Anni-Frid Lyngstad, singer of ABBA fame, is 70. Petula Clark, singer who had a hit with Downtown, is 83. Beverly D'Angelo, actress, is 64.


Griff Rhys Jones, British comedian, is 62. Diana Krall, jazz singer, is 51. Maggie Gyllenhaal, actress, is 38. Willie Carson, former champion jockey, is 73. Frank Bruno, former heavyweight boxing champion, is 54. Paul Scholes, former Manchester United midfielder, is 41. Mani, bass player with The Stone Roses, is 53.


Sarah Harding, ex-Girls Aloud singer, is 34. Martin Scorsese, legendary film director who made Taxi Driver and Goodfellas, is 73. Danny DeVito, pint-sized actor, is 71. Jonathan Ross, TV presenter, is 55. Gordon Lightfoot, singer-songwriter, is 77. Michael Bradley, former Munster and Ireland rugby player, is 53. Sophie Marceau, French actress, is 49.


Linda Evans, actress who played Sue Ellen in Dallas, is 73. Owen Wilson, American actor, is 47. Kim Wilde, English pop singer, is 55. Chloe Sevigny, actress, is 41. Kirk Hammett, Metallica guitarist, is 53. Allyson Felix, US Olympic sprinter, is 30. Peter Schmeichel, legendary ex-Manchester United goalkeeper, is 52.


Calvin Klein, American fashion designer, is 73. Larry King, US talk-show host, is 82. Dick Cavett, former talk-show host, is 79. Meg Ryan, actress, is 54. Jodie Foster, two-time Oscar-winning actress, is 53. Michael Conlon, Irish boxer who won Olympic bronze in 2012, is 24. Jack O'Shea, former Kerry football star, is 58. Jack Dorsey, co-creator of Twitter, is 39. Ted Turner, media mogul, is 77.


Bo Derek, actress and 80s pin-up, is 59. Kimberley Walsh, member of former pop group Girls Aloud, is 34. Mike Diamond, aka Mike D, of rap group the Beastie Boys, is 50. Joe Biden, US Vice President, is 73. Joe Walsh, guitarist/singer with the Eagles, is 68. Eoin Reddan, Leinster and Ireland rugby player, is 35.


Eamonn Coghlan, Fine Gael senator and former Olympic athlete, is 63. Tina Brown, magazine editor, is 62. Goldie Hawn, actress, is 70. Bjork, Icelandic singer, is 50. Alex James, bass guitarist of Blur, is 47. Fairuz, Lebanese superstar of Arabic singing, is 80. Eddie O'Sullivan, former coach of the Irish rugby team, is 57. Dr John, New Orleans music legend, is 75.


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