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Friday 17 November 2017


Colin Farrell, actor, is 39. Clint Eastwood, actor/director, is 85. Brooke Shields, actress, is 50. Terry Waite, humanitarian, is 76. Darryl Matthews McDaniels aka DMC, of hip-hop group Run-DMC, is 51. Peter Yarrow, singer with Peter, Paul and Mary, is 77. Tom Berenger, actor, is 66. Gilbert Shelton, Furry Freak Brothers' cartoonist, is 75. Mary O'Rourke, former Fianna Fail politician, is 78.


Rosaleen Linehan, actress, is 78. Ron Wood, Rolling Stones guitarist, is 68. Alanis Morissette, Canadian rock star, is 41. Morgan Freeman, actor, is 78. Model Heidi Klum is 42. Pat Boone, crooner, is 81. Gerald Scarfe, illustrator, is 79. Jonathan Pryce, Welsh actor, is 68. Jason Donovan, Australian actor, is 47.


Charlie Watts, Rolling Stones drummer, is 74. Mark Lawrenson, ex-Liverpool and Ireland footballer turned TV pundit, is 58. Tony Hadley, singer with Spandau Ballet, is 55. Justin Long, actor, is 37. Liam Cunningham, Game of Thrones actor, is 54.


Suzi Quatro, singer/bassist, is 65. Penelope Wilton, actress who starred in Cry Freedom and Downton Abbey, is 69. Hale Irwin, golfer, is 70. Ian Hunter, Mott the Hoople singer, is 76. Raul Castro, Cuban president, is 84. Kelly Jones, Stereophonics singer, is 41. Rafael Nadal, tennis player, is 29.


John Treacy, silver medal winner in the 1984 Olympics, is 58. Russell Brand, comedian, is 40. Alan Stanford, actor/director, is 66. Mollie King, singer with The Saturdays, is 28. Angelina Jolie, actress, is 40. Michelle Phillips, singer with The Mamas and The Papas, is 71. Dr Ruth Westheimer, sex therapist, is 87.


Colm CT Wilkinson, singer, is 71. Mark Wahlberg, singer turned actor, is 44. Kenny G, saxophonist, is 59. Laurie Anderson, singer, is 68. David Weir, British Paralympic athlete, is 36. Pete Wentz, bassist of Fall Out Boy, is 36. Ken Follett, author, is 66. Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress, is 44. Moira Anderson, singer, is 77.


Willie John McBride, Ireland and Lions rugby player, is 75. Bjorn Borg, Swedish tennis superstar, is 59. Sandra Bernhard, comedy actress, is 60. Mike Gatting, former England cricket captain, is 58. Paul Giamatti, actor, is 48. David Connolly, former Ireland footballer, is 38.


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