Sunday 21 January 2018



Paul Costelloe, designer, is 68. Frances McDormand, Oscar-winning actress in Fargo, is 56. Duffy (real name Aimee Ann), singer, is 29. Zinedine Zidane, former French soccer star, is 41. Colin Montgomerie, Scottish golfer, is 50. Selma Blair, actress, is 41. KT Tunstall, Scottish singer-songwriter, is 38.


Jeff Beck, guitarist, is 69. Mick Fleetwood, drummer and founder of Fleetwood Mac, is 66. Petra Nemcova, Czech supermodel, is 34. Peter Weller, actor who played Robocop, is 66. Terry Riley, avant-garde composer, is 78. Lionel Messi, probably the greatest footballer in the world, is 26. Michele Lee, actress, is 71.


Ricky Gervais, comedian, is 52. George Michael, singer, is 50. Eddie Large, comedian, is 72. Carly Simon, singer-songwriter, is 68. Peter Blake, designer of The Beatles' Sgt Pepper album cover, is 81. June Lockhart, actress, is 88. Neil Lennon, manager of Celtic, is 42. Jamie Redknapp, former footballer-turned TV pundit, is 40. Eddie Floyd, soul singer, is 76


Georgie Fame, R'n'B singer, is 70. Colin Wilson, author of The Outsider, is 82. Gordon McQueen, former Man Utd star, is 61. Mick Jones, The Clash guitarist, is 58. Colin Greenwood, bassist with Radiohead, is 44. Gilberto Gil, musician, is 71. Jason Schwartzman, actor, is 33. Paul Thomas Anderson, writer/director of Magnolia and There Will Be Blood, is 44.


Tobey Maguire, Spiderman actor, is 38. Shirley Anne Field, actress, is 75. Paul Gascoigne, troubled ex-footballer, is 47. Bruce Johnston, of The Beach Boys, is 71. Khloe Kardashian, reality TV star, is 29. Kevin Pietersen, South African-born English cricketer, is 33.


Mel Brooks, film director and comedian, is 87. Louise Kennedy, Irish fashion designer, is 53. Kenny Cunningham, former Irish international footballer, is 42. John Cusack, star of High Fidelity, is 47. Kathy Bates, Oscar-winning actress who starred in Misery, is 65. Fabien Barthez, French World Cup-winning goalkeeper, is 42.


Nicole Scherzinger, Pussycat Dolls singer, is 35. Desmond Fennell, journalist, is 84. Robert Evans, movie producer who made The Godfather and Chinatown, is 83. Richard Lewis, comedian, is 66. Gary Busey, actor, is 69. Patti Scialfa, singer-songwriter wife of Bruce Springsteen, is 60.

Irish Independent

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