Monday 22 January 2018


Robin Williams, actor, is 62. Yusuf Islam, singer formerly known as Cat Stevens, is 65. Josh Hartnett, actor, is 35. Garry Trudeau, cartoonist, is 65. Damian Marley, Reggae musician and son of Bob, is 35. Ross Kemp, actor, is 49. Steve Collins, former champion boxer, is 49.


Terence Stamp, actor, is 75. Bob Dole, former US presidential candidate, is 90. Rhys Ifans, Welsh actor, is 46. Danny Glover, actor, is 67. Jimmy Hill, former footballer and BBC pundit, is 85. Willem Dafoe, actor, is 58. Selena Gomez, actress/singer, is 21. Rufus Wainwright, singer / songwriter, is 40. Don Henley, Eagles drummer and singer, is 66. Louise Fletcher, Oscar-winning actress for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, is 79. S.E. Hinton, American author who wrote The Outsiders, is 65.


Monica Lewinsky, of Clinton sex scandal fame, is 40. Woody Harrelson, actor, is 52. David Essex, pop star and actor, is 66. Slash, former Guns N' Roses guitarist, is 48. Graham Gooch, former English cricket captain, is 60. Andy Townsend, former Irish football captain, is 50. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Oscar-winning actor, is 46. Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter actor, is 24. Jo Brand, comedienne, is 56.


Anna Paquin, who stars in True Blood, is 31. Jennifer Lopez, actress/singer, is 44. Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman, is 62. Steve Finnan, former Liverpool and Ireland footballer, is 38. Elisabeth Moss, actress who plays 'Peggy' in Mad Men, is 31.


Matt LeBlanc, Friends actor, is 46. Louise Brown, the first test-tube baby, is 35. Lord Nicholas Windsor, son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent, is 43. Anthony Stokes, Celtic and Ireland footballer, is 25. Gareth Thomas, first openly gay rugby player, is 39.


Kate Beckinsale, actress, is 40. Mick Jagger, singer with The Rolling Stones, is 70. Helen Mirren, actress, is 68. Kevin Spacey, Oscar-winning actor, is 54. Roger Taylor, drummer in Queen, is 64. Michael Judge, radio & TV writer on such shows as The Riordans, Glenroe and Tolka Row, is 92. Tom Enright, former Fine Gael politician, is 73.


Owen Dudley Edwards, writer and historian, is 75. Christopher Dean, Olympic gold medallist in ice-dancing, is 55. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Dublin-born actor and star of The Tudors, is 36. Tracy Shaw, Coronation Street actress, is 40. Bobbie Gentry, singer-songwriter, is 69. John Gibson, pianist-composer, is 62.

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