Monday 18 December 2017


Kelsey Grammer, star of TV show Frasier, is 61 Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress, is 37. Vanessa Feltz, British TV presenter, is 54. Charlotte Church, best-selling singer, is 30. Jilly Cooper, writer and columnist, is 79. David Geffen, music/movie producer, is 73. Billy Baldwin, actor, is 53. Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, is 92.


Tommy Bowe, Ulster and Ireland rugby player, is 32. Katharine, Duchess of Kent, first member of Britain's royal

family in modern times to become a Catholic, is 83. Bruce Forsyth, TV presenter, is 88. Julie Walters, who starred in Calendar Girls, is 66. Drew Barrymore, actress, is 41. Kyle MacLachlan, who starred in Twin Peaks and Desperate Housewives, is 57. James Blunt, singer, is 42.


Peter Fonda, who starred in Easy Rider, is 76. Melinda Messenger, former Page Three model, is 45. Dakota Fanning, actress, is 22. Kelly Macdonald, Scottish actress who starred in Intermission and Boardwalk Empire, is 40. John Sandford, author of bestselling crime novels, is 72. Howard Jones, 80s singer, is 61. Perez Hilton, celebrity blogger, is 38. Michael Dell, PC maker, is 51. Emily Blunt, English actress, is 33.


Billy Zane, actor, is 50. Denis

Law, former Man Utd star forward, is 76. Alain Prost, French former racing driver, is 61. Kristin Davis, Sex and the City actress, is 51. Rupert

Holmes, singer, is 69. Dennis

Waterman, star of Minder and The Sweeney, is 68. Floyd Mayweather Jr, champion boxer, is 39. Lleyton Hewitt, Australian former world number one tennis player, is 35.


Neil Jordan, Irish director who won an Oscar for The Crying Game, is 66. Elkie Brooks, soul singer, is 71. Sally Jessy Raphael, American daytime TV talk show host, is 81. Lee Evans, comedian, is 52. Nick Leeson, former rogue trader,

is 49. Tea Leoni, actress, is 50. Tom Courtenay, veteran English actor, is 79. Veronica Webb, supermodel, is 51.


Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll legend, is 88. Pepe, soccer player for Real Madrid and Portugal, is 33. Michael Bolton, American singer and songwriter, is 63. Grammy-award

winning singer Corinne Bailey Rae is 37. Ally Hilfiger, of the Hilfiger dynasty, is 31. Former Welsh rugby international Shane Williams is 39.


Chelsea Clinton, daughter of

Bill and Hillary, is 36. Peter Andre, reality TV star, is 43. Steve Harley, singer with Cockney Rebel, is 65. Derren

Brown, illusionist, is 45. Joanne Woodward, actress widow of Paul Newman, is 86.

Josh Groban, US singer, is 35.


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