Births & Deaths

Jun 202018
 

On This Day

20 June 2018


Births



1992

Curtis Main

Age 26
Curtis Lee Main is an English professional footballer who plays for Motherwell of the Scottish Premiership.

Main previously played in the England for Darlington, and with Middlesbrough, from where he had a loan spell at Shrewsbury Town in 2013. He then joined Doncaster Rovers, and after a loan spell at Oldham Athletic in 2016, he signed for Portsmouth, whom he helped gain promotion to League One. He joined Motherwell in January 2018.

Main played 22 times for Portsmouth scoring 6 goals between 2016 – 2018


On This Day

Jun 192018
 

On This Day

19 June 2018


Births



1987

Ricky Holmes

Age 31
Ricky Lee Holmes is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker or a winger for Championship club Sheffield United.

Holmes played 62 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2013-2014
2001

Ava Cantrell

Age 17
Ava Cantrell is an American actress and dancer, best known for her role as Penelope Pritchard in the Nickelodeon series The Haunted Hathaways.


On This Day

Jun 182018
 

On This Day

18 June 2018


Births



1962

Stephen Marcus

Age 56
Stephen Marcus (born Stephen Mark Scott) is a British actor, best known for his role as Nick the Greek in the film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
1973

Russell Perrett

Age 45
Russell Perrett is a former footballer who spent most of his career with Portsmouth and Luton Town. He started his career in non-league football with Lymington Town football club in the Wessex League where he holds the record as the youngest player to play in that league at age 14.

Perrett played 81 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 1995 – 1999
1975

Jamie Vincent

Age 43
Jamie Vincent is an English former footballer who last played for Didcot Town.

Vincent played 49 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2001 – 2002
1989

Renee Olstead

Age 29
Renee Olstead is an American actress and singer. Active since childhood as an actress, she is best known for her roles on the CBS sitcom Still Standing and on the drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Madison Cooperstein. In addition, she has recorded four studio albums, primarily of jazz music.
1991

Willa Holland

Age 27

   
Willa Joanna Chance Holland is an American actress, voice actress and model. She is known for her roles as Kaitlin Cooper Nichol in the Fox teen drama The O.C., Agnes Andrews in The CWseries Gossip Girl, Aqua in Kingdom Hearts, and Thea Queen / Speedy in Arrow.


Deaths



1973

Roger Delgado

(Born: 01 Mar 1918)

Died Aged 55
Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto was a British actor, best known as the first actor to play the Master in Doctor Who.


On This Day   .   Willa Holland

Jun 172018
 

On This Day

17 June 2018


Births



1964

Graeme Hogg

Age 54
Graeme James Hogg is a Scottish former footballer.

He began his career with Manchester United in 1984 and went on to play 83 league games for the club before joining Portsmouth in 1988. During his time at Old Trafford, United were FA Cup winners in 1985, but Hogg was not part of the squad that beat Everton 1–0 at Wembley.

Hogg played 110 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 1988 – 1991
1982

Arthur Darvill

Age 36
Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and musician.  He is known for playing Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in the television series Doctor Who (2010-2012), and as Rev. Paul Coates in Broadchurch (2013–2017). From 2013 to 2014, he appeared in the lead role in the theatre musical Once in the West End and on Broadway. He currently portrays Rip Hunter in Legends of Tomorrow.
1992

Ryan Allsop

Age 26
Ryan Allsop is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for League Two club Lincoln City on loan from Bournemouth.

Allsop played 2 times for Portsmouth in 2016


On This Day

Jun 162018
 

On This Day

16 June 2018


Births



1940

Carole Ann Ford

Age 78
Carole Ann Lillian Ford (née Higgins) is a British actress best known for her roles as Susan Foreman in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, and as Bettina in the 1962 film adaptation of The Day of the Triffids.
1976

Tom Lenk

Age 42
Thomas Loren Lenk is an American stage and television actor best known for starring as Andrew Wells in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off Angel.


On This Day

Jun 152018
 

On This Day

15 June 2018


Births



1950

Ivan Golac

Age 68
Ivan Golac is a former Yugoslav football player and manager.A Yugoslav international right back, he is best known as a player and manager of FK Partizan, of Belgrade. In the United Kingdom he is remembered as one of Southampton's first foreign imports and as a Scottish Cup-winning manager with Dundee United.

Golac played 8 times for Portsmouth in 1985
1973

Neil Patrick Harris

Age 45
Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, magician, and singer. He is known primarily for his comedy roles on television and his dramatic and musical stage roles. On television, he is known for playing the title character on Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993), Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014, for which he was nominated for four Emmy Awards), and Count Olaf on A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017–).
1985

Nadine Coyle

Age 33
Nadine Elizabeth Louise Coyle is an Irish singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Coyle rose to fame in the early 2000s as a member of the girl group Girls Aloud. The group amassed a joint fortune of £30 million by May 2010. With Girls Aloud, Coyle has been successful in achieving a string of 20 consecutive UK top ten singles (including four number ones), two UK number one albums, and received nominations for five BRIT Awards, winning Best Single in 2009 for "The Promise".


On This Day

Jun 142018
 

On This Day

14 June 2018


Births



1967

Ronan Harris

Age 51
Ronan Harris is a member of the act VNV Nation. Ronan is credited with the songwriting, production, lyrical, and vocal aspects of the band's music. In the years preceding VNV Nation's debut album Advance and Follow, he worked for Q8 Petroleum in central London as an IT Manager and was a journalist / webmaster for dark electro magazine Side-Line.
1989

Lucy Hale

Age 29

  
Karen Lucille Hale is an American actress and singer. In the early stages of her career, she was sometimes referred to as Lucy Kate Hale. Hale first came to prominence as one of the five winners of the reality show American Juniors, a children's spin off of American Idol. She is best known for her role as Aria Montgomery on the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars, which won her a People's Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress in 2014. The same year, she released her debut studio album, Road Between.


On This Day   .   Lucy Hale

Jun 132018
 

On This Day

13 June 2018


Births



1943

Malcolm McDowell

Age 75
Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor) is an English actor, known for his boisterous and sometimes villainous roles. Throughout a career spanning over fifty years, McDowell has played varied film roles across different genres. He is perhaps best known for the controversial roles of Alex DeLarge in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange, and Mick Travis in Lindsay Anderson's trilogy of if….O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital. He is also known for his work in Time After Time, Cat PeopleStar Trek GenerationsTank Girl, the 2007 remake of Halloween and its sequel, Halloween IIEasy A and The Artist.
1968

David Gray

Age 50
David Gray is an English singer-songwriter. Gray released his first album in 1993 and received worldwide attention after the release of White Ladder six years later. It was the first of three UK chart-toppers in six years for Gray, of which the latter two also made the Top 17 in the US. White Ladder became the fifth best-selling album of the 2000s in the UK. Gray has been nominated for four Brit Awards – twice for Best British Male.
1981

Chris Evans

Age 37
Christopher Robert Evans is an American actor. Evans is known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Human Torch in Fantastic Four and its 2007 sequel.
1986

Kat Dennings

Age 32

  
Katherine Litwack known professionally as Kat Dennings, is an American actress. After making her acting debut in an episode of the HBO dramedy series Sex and the City, Dennings has since appeared in films including The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Big Momma's House 2 (2006), Charlie Bartlett (2007), The House Bunny (2008), Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008), Defendor (2009), Thor (2011) and Thor: The Dark World (2013). From 2011 to 2017, she starred alongside Beth Behrs in the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls.
1990

Aaron
Taylor-Johnson


Age 28
Aaron Taylor-Johnson (born Aaron Perry Johnson) is an English actor, best known as the title character in the Kick-Ass films and Quicksilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
2002

Morgan Cryer

Age 16
Morgan Cryer is an actress who has featured in films, on television, and in commercial advertisements.


On This Day   .   Kat Dennings

Jun 122018
 

On This Day

12 June 2018


Births



1920

Peter Jones

(Died: 10 Apr 2000)

Aged 79
Peter Geoffrey Francis Jones was an English actor, screenwriter and broadcaster.

He was the voice of The Book in the original radio series of Douglas AdamsHitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. The creators had wanted someone with a "Peter Jonesy sort of voice" and after several rejections asked Jones himself. He reprised the role for the LP and the TV series. Jones narrated Douglas Adams's later radio series Last Chance to See, in a style similar to the earlier series.
1974

Jason Mewes

Age 44
Jason Edward Mewes is an American television and film actor, film producer and internet radio show host. He has played Jay, the vocal half of the duo Jay and Silent Bob, in longtime friend Kevin Smith's films.


On This Day

Jun 112018
 

On This Day

11 June 2018


Births



1932

Ed Bishop

(Died: 08 Jun 2005)

Aged 72
George Victor Bishop — known professionally as Ed Bishop — was an American actor based in the United Kingdom. He was known for playing Commander Ed Straker in UFO, Captain Blue in Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and for voicing Philip Marlowe in a series of BBC Radio adaptations of the Marlowe novels by Raymond Chandler.
1933

Gene Wilder

(Died: 29 Aug 2016)

Aged 83
Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, was an American actor.

Wilder's first major role was as Leopold Bloom in the 1967 film The Producers. This was the first in a series of collaborations with writer/director Mel Brooks, including 1974's Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. Wilder is known for his portrayal of Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and for his four films with Richard PryorSilver Streak (1976), Stir Crazy (1980), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), and Another You (1991). Wilder directed and wrote several of his own films, including The Woman in Red (1984).
1978

Joshua Jackson

Age 40
Joshua Browning Carter Jackson is a Canadian actor. He has appeared in primetime television and in over 30 film roles. His well-known roles include Pacey Witter in Dawson's Creek, Charlie Conway in The Mighty Ducks film series, Peter Bishop in Fringe, and Cole Lockhart in The Affair. Jackson won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Canadian independent film One Week.
1982

Pollyanna Woodward

Age 36
Pollyanna Woodward is an English television presenter, best known for being a co-presenter on Channel 5's The Gadget Show.
1994

Ivana Baquero

Age 24

 
Ivana Baquero is a Spanish actress. At the age of 11, she was chosen by director Guillermo del Toro to star as Ofelia in Pan's Labyrinth, for which she won critical acclaim and the Goya Award for Best New Actress. In 2015, she was cast as Eretria in the television series The Shannara Chronicles.


Deaths



1993

Bernard Bresslaw

(Born: 25 Feb 1934)

Died Aged 59
Bernard Bresslaw was an English comic actor, best remembered as a member of the Carry On team.
1999

DeForest Kelley

(Born: 20 Jan 1920)

Died Aged 79
Jackson DeForest Kelley, known to colleagues as "Dee", was an American actor, screenwriter, poet and singer known for his roles in Westerns and as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy of the USS Enterprise in the television and film series Star Trek.


On This Day   .   Ivana Baquero

Jun 102018
 

On This Day

10 June 2018


Births



1965

Elizabeth Hurley

Age 53
Elizabeth Jane Hurley, more generally known as Liz Hurley, is an English actress and model. She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since the company gave Hurley her first modelling job at the age of 29. They have featured her as a representative and model for their products, especially perfumes such as Sensuous, Intuition, and Pleasures, since 1995.
1983

Leelee Sobieski

Age 35
Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta "LeeleeSobieski is an American former film and television actress. Sobieski achieved recognition in her teens for her performance in the 1998 film Deep Impact and as the daughter of a costume store owner in Eyes Wide Shut (1999). She received an Emmy nomination for the 1999 TV movie Joan of Arc and two Golden Globe nominations for Joan of Arc and the 2001 TV movie Uprising.
1985

Susannah Fielding

Age 33

  
Susannah Glanville-Hearson, better known by her stage name Susannah Fielding, is an English actress who has worked in theatre, television and film. She won the 2014 Ian Charleson Award for her portrayal of Portia in The Merchant of Venice at the Almeida Theatre. She also starred in the CBS sitcom The Great Indoors.
1987

Toumani Diagouraga

Age 31
Toumani Diagouraga is a French professional footballer who plays for Fleetwood Town as a defensive midfielder. He began his career at Watford and played for Hereford United and Peterborough United, before rising to prominence with Brentford, whom he joined in 2010.

Diagouraga played 8 times for Portsmouth in 2014
1992

Kate Upton

Age 26
Katherine Elizabeth Upton is an American model and actress. Upton was named the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Rookie of the Year following her appearance in the magazine in 2011, and was the cover model for the 2012, 2013 and 2017 issues. She was also the subject of the 100th-anniversary Vanity Fair cover. Upton has also appeared in the films Tower Heist (2011), The Other Woman (2014) and The Layover(2017).


On This Day

Jun 092018
 

On This Day

09 June 2018


Births



1950

David Troughton

Age 68
David Troughton is an English actor, known for his Shakespearean roles on the British stage and for his many roles on British television, including Dr Bob Buzzard in A Very Peculiar Practice and Ricky Hansen in New Tricks.
1961

Michael J. Fox

Age 57
Michael Andrew Fox, known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and activist. With a film and television career spanning from the 1970s, Fox starred in the Back to the Future trilogy, where he portrayed Marty McFly. Other notable roles have included Mike Flaherty on the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996–2000) and his portrayal of Alex P. Keaton on the American sitcom Family Ties. He has won five Emmys, four Golden Globes, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
1981

Natalie Portman

Age 37
Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag) is an actress and film producer with dual Israeli and American citizenship. Portman is best known for her roles as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy and Nina Sayers in Black Swan (2010); she won an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award, among other accolades, for her performance in the latter.
1988

Mae Whitman

Age 30
Mae Margaret Whitman is an American actress and singer. After making her film debut in When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), she had other supporting roles in films such as One Fine Day (1996), Independence Day (1996), and Hope Floats (1998). Thereafter, Whitman ventured into television, with her most notable roles including Ann Veal on the Fox sitcom Arrested Development (2004–2006) and Amber Holt on the NBC drama Parenthood (2010–2015). She also had supporting roles in the films Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). Whitman made her leading role film debut in The DUFF (2015).


Deaths



2014

Rik Mayall

(Born: 07 Mar 1958)

Died Aged 57
Richard Michael "RikMayall was an English comedian, actor and writer. Mayall formed a close partnership with Ade Edmondson while they were students at Manchester University, and became a pioneer of alternative comedy in the 1980s. Mayall starred in numerous cult classic sitcoms throughout his career, including The Young OnesThe Comic Strip Presents…BlackadderFilthy Rich & CatflapThe New Statesman, and Bottom. Mayall also starred in the comedy films Drop Dead Fred and Guest House Paradiso, and won a Primetime Emmy Award for his voice-over work in The Willows in Winter. His comedic style was described as energetic "post-punk".


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