Monday 23 April 2018


Cheryl Ladd, actress and Charlie's Angel, is 64. Bill Cosby, comedian, is 78. Tony Galvin, ex-Tottenham and Ireland international, is 59. Anna Friel, actress, is 39. Gareth Edwards, Welsh rugby legend, is 68. Michael Robinson, ex-Liverpool and Ireland international, is 57. Michelle Rodriguez, actress, is 37. Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer/keyboardist, is 72. James Rodriguez, Colombian football star, is 24.


David Storey, playwright, is 82. Harrison Ford, actor, is 73. Cameron Crowe, director, is 58. Roger McGuinn, singer/guitarist of The Byrds, is 73. Erno Rubik, inventor of the Rubik's Cube, is 71. Patrick Stewart, Star Trek actor, is 75. Tulisa, English pop singer, is 27.


Sue Lawley, BBC presenter, is 69. Harry Dean Stanton, actor, is 89. Jane Lynch, Glee actress, is 55. Matthew Fox, star of TV series Lost, is 49. David Mitchell, English comedian, is 41. Kirsten Sheridan, film director and daughter of Jim Sheridan, is 39.


Forest Whitaker, Oscar-winning actor, is 54. Linda Ronstadt, singer, is 69. Brigitte Nielsen, actress and ex-wife of Sylvester Stallone, is 52. Jesse Ventura, ex-Minnesota governor and WWF wrestler, is 64. Marky Ramone, drummer with The Ramones, is 59. David Miliband, former British Labour politician, is 50.


Michael Flatley, the world-famous Irish dancer, is 57. Johnny Vaughan, TV presenter, is 49. Margaret Court, three-time Wimbledon champion, is 73. Will Ferrell, comedy actor, is 48. Stewart Copeland, drummer in The Police, is 63. AnnaLynne McCord, Nip/Tuck actress, is 28. Corey Feldman, former child star, is 44. Gareth Bale, Welsh Real Madrid football star, is 26.


Vincent Browne, Irish journalist and presenter, is 71. Michael Colgan, director of the Gate Theatre, is 65. Donald Sutherland, actor, is 80. Camilla Parker-Bowles, wife of Prince Charles, is 68. Diahann Carroll, actress and singer, is 80. David Hasselhoff, actor and singer, is 63. Natasha Hamilton, Atomic Kitten singer, is 33. Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, is 61.


Richard Branson, Virgin boss, is 65. Vin Diesel, action movie star, is 48. John Glenn, first American astronaut to orbit the earth, is 94. Edward Bond, playwright, is 81. Martha Reeves, soul singer, is 74. Nick Faldo, former champion golfer, is 58. Shane Horgan, retired Irish rugby player, is 37. Chace Crawford, Gossip Girl actor, is 30. Dion DiMucci, 'The Wanderer' singer, is 76. M.I.A., English rapper, is 40.


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