Tuesday 24 April 2018



Matt Stone, South Park co-creator, is 42. Lenny Kravitz, rock singer, is 49. Patsy Palmer, Bianca from EastEnders, is 41. Helena Bonham Carter, actress, is 47. Hank Williams Jr, country musician, is 64. Pam Grier, actress who starred in Jackie Brown, is 64. Stevie Nicks, former singer with Fleetwood Mac, is 65. Prince Frederik of Denmark is 45.


Christopher Lee, actor, is 91. Cilla Black, singer, and TV presenter, is 70. Neil Finn, Crowded House singer is 55. Jamie Oliver, TV chef, is 38. Henry Kissinger, diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize-winner, is 90. Chris Colfer, actor who stars in Glee, is 23. Peri Gilpin, actress who played Roz in Frasier, is 52. Siouxsie Sioux, singer, is 56.


Kylie Minogue, pop icon, is 45. Mark Feehily, of boy band Westlife, is 33. Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York, is 69. David Baddiel, one half of comedy duo Baddiel & Skinner, is 49. Carroll Baker, Oscar-nominated actress, is 82. Gladys Knight, singer known as the 'Empress of Soul', is 69. John Fogerty, singer/songwriter of Creedence Clearwater Revival, is 68.


LaToya Jackson, singer, is 57. Annette Bening, actress, is 55. Melissa Etheridge, singer, is 52. Noel Gallagher, former Oasis guitarist/songwriter, is 46. Melanie Brown, Spice Girl, is 38. Francis Rossi, singer with Status Quo, is 64. Rupert Everett, actor, is 54. Danny Elfman, composer of The Simpsons' theme, is 60. Gary Brooker, Procol Harum singer/keyboardist, is 68.


Colm Meaney, actor, is 60. Colm Toibin, novelist, is 58. Michael J Pollard, who played CW Moss in Bonnie and Clyde, is 74. Harry Enfield, comedian, is 52. Steven Gerrard, Liverpool and England footballer, is 33. Jake 'The Snake' Roberts, former WWF wrestler, is 58. Cee Lo Green, singer formerly of Gnarls Barkley, is 39.


Colin Farrell, actor, is 36. Clint Eastwood, actor and director, is 83. Mary O'Rourke, former politician, is 76. Kidnap victim Terry Waite, who spent five years in captivity in Beirut, is 74. Peter Yarrow, singer with Peter, Paul and Mary, is 75. Tom Berenger, actor, is 64.


Rosaleen Linehan, actress, is 76. Ron Wood, Rolling Stones guitarist, is 66. Alanis Morissette, singer, is 39. Morgan Freeman, actor, is 76. Heidi Klum, model, is 40. Pat Boone, crooner, is 79. Gerald Scarfe, illustrator, is 77.

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