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Sam Neill, Tyrone-born actor who starred in Jurassic Park, is 67. Joey Heatherton, actress, is 70. Nas, rapper, is 41. Michael Patrick King, Sex and the City TV writer, is 60. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is 49. Tinchy Stryder, English rapper, is 28.


Oliver Stone, filmmaker who made JFK, is 68. Tommy Lee Jones, actor, is 68. Prince Harry, younger son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, is 30. Sophie Dahl, model and granddaughter of Roald, is 37. Graham Taylor, ex-England manager, is 70. Heidi Montag, reality TV star, is 28. Jessye Norman, opera diva, is 69. Jimmy Carr, comedian, is 42. Tom Hardy, English actor, is 37. Brendan O'Carroll, comedian and star of Mrs. Brown's Boys, is 59.


BB King, blues musician, is 89. David Copperfield, celebrity magician, is 58. Mickey Rourke, actor, is 62. Russ Abbot, English comedian, is 67. Katie Melua, singer, is 30. Hugo MacNeill, ex-Irish rugby international, is 56. Tommy Carberry, former champion jockey-turned trainer, is 73. David McCreery, former Northern Ireland and Man Utd footballer, is 57. Nick Jonas, singer with the Jonas Brothers, is 22. Loyd Grossman, TV presenter, is 64.


Des Lynam, Irish-born sportscaster, is 72. Baz Luhrmann, director of Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby, is 52. Damon Hill, former Formula One champion, is 54. Stirling Moss, champion racing driver of the Fifties, is 85. Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player, is 45. Anastacia, pop singer, is 46. Keith Flint, vocalist of The Prodigy, is 45.


Lance Armstrong, disgraced cyclist, is 43. Frankie Avalon, American singer, is 74. Kevin Doyle, Ireland and Crystal Palace striker, is 31. Peter Shilton, England's most capped footballer, is 65. John Aldridge, ex-Irish international great, is 56. Ronaldo, Brazilian two-time World Cup winner, is 38.


Lesley Hornby, aka Twiggy, Sixties model, is 65. Jeremy Irons, Oscar-winning actor, is 66. Victoria Silvstedt, Playboy model, is 40. Jimmy Fallon, US talk-show host, is 40. Zandra Rhodes, fashion designer, is 74. Jarvis Cocker, singer with Pulp, is 51. Adam West, who played Batman in the original TV series, is 86. Bill Medley, singer with The Righteous Brothers, is 74. Nile Rodgers, guitarist with Chic, is 62.


Sophia Loren, Italian film star, is 80. Gary Cole, actor, is 58. Kristen Johnston, actress who starred in TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun, is 47. Henrik Larsson, former Celtic, Manchester United and Sweden striker, is 43.


Sunday Independent