Saturday 21 April 2018


Haley Joel Osment, actor who starred in The Sixth Sense, is 28. Steven Seagal, tough-guy actor, is 64. Liz McClarnon, of Atomic Kitten, is 35. Mandy Moore, actress and singer, is 32. Sophie Ellis-Bextor, pop singer, is 37. Gloria Hunniford, broadcaster, is 76.

Roberto Carlos, former Brazil and Real Madrid soccer player, is 43.


Lisa Stansfield, singer, is 50. Jeremy Clarkson, sacked Top Gear presenter, is 56. John Milius, screenwriter, is 72. Jill Gascoine, actress, is 79. Cerys Matthews, singer in Catatonia, is 47. Ethel Kennedy, widow of Robert Kennedy, is 88. Matt Holland, former Ireland footballer, is 41.


Saoirse Ronan, actress, is 22. Brian McFadden, former Westlife singer, is 36. Claire Danes, actress, is 37. Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, is 77. David Cassidy, former teen idol, is 66. David Letterman, US talk show host, is 69. Herbie Hancock, jazz pianist, is 76. Andy Garcia, actor, is 60. Vince Gill, country singer, is 59.


Garry Kasparov, highest rated player in the history of chess, is 53. Al Green, soul singer, is 70. Edward Fox, who starred in Day of the Jackal, is 79. Max Weinberg, drummer with Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band, is 65. Frank O'Neill, former Arsenal, Shamrock Rovers and Ireland footballer, is 76.


Robert Carlyle, actor, is 55. Julie Christie, who starred in

Doctor Zhivago, is 75. Adrien

Brody, Oscar-winning star of The Pianist, is 43. Julian Lloyd Webber, cellist, is 65. Abigail Breslin, star of Little Miss Sunshine, is 20. Loretta

Lynn, country singer and songwriter, is 84. Win Butler,

singer with Arcade Fire, is 36.

Peter Capaldi, Doctor Who actor, is 58.


Seth Rogen, actor best known

for his role in Knocked Up, is

34. Emma Watson, actress who played Hermione in the Harry Potter film series, is 26. Jeffrey Archer, disgraced former deputy chairman of the British Tory party and best-selling author, is 76. Samantha Fox, singer and former page three model, is 50. Emma Thompson, British actress, is 57. Claudia Cardinale, actress and Sixties sex symbol, is 78.


Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is 76. Ellen Barkin, actress, is 62. Jimmy Osmond, youngest member of the Osmond family, is 53. Rafael Benitez, former Liverpool manager, now managing Newcastle, is 56. Benedict XVI, retired Pope, is 89. Ed Byrne, Irish comedian, is 44. Gabrielle, British pop singer, is 46. Aaron Lennon, England and Everton soccer player is 29.


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