Births & Deaths

Dec 092018
 

On This Day

09 December 2018

Births


1941

Beau Bridges

Age 77
Lloyd Vernet "BeauBridges III is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy, two-time Golden Globe and one-time Grammy Award winner, as well as a two-time Screen Actors Guild Award nominee. Bridges was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 7, 2003, at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for his contributions to the television industry. He is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and elder brother of fellow actor Jeff Bridges.
1952

Michael Dorn

Age 66
Michael Dorn is an American actor and voice artist who is known for his role as the Klingon Worf in the Star Trek franchise. From his first appearance in the series premiere episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, "Encounter at Farpoint", to his last in Star Trek: Nemesis, Dorn has appeared more times as a regular cast member than any other Star Trek actor in the franchise's history, spanning five films and 272 television episodes. He also appeared as Worf's ancestor, Colonel Worf, in the film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
1980

Simon Helberg

Age 38
Simon Maxwell Helberg is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is best known for his role as Howard Wolowitz in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007–present). Helberg has appeared on the sketch comedy series MADtv and is also known for his role as Moist in Joss Whedon's web miniseries Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008). He has further performed in films such as Old School(2003), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) and A Serious Man (2009).
1989

Elle Evans

Age 29
Elle Evans (born Lindsey Gayle Evans) is an American model and actress who lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She is most notable for her appearance in Robin Thicke's music video "Blurred Lines" featuring Pharrell Williams. She is also one of the faces of NYX Cosmetics.
1992

Milan Lalkovic

Age 26
Milan Lalkovič is a Slovak professional footballer who last played as a winger for Football League One club Portsmouth.

Lalkovic played 19 games for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2016 – 2017


On This Day Milan Lalkovic

Dec 082018
 

On This Day

08 December 2018

Births


1983

Valery Mezague

(Died: 15 Nov 2014)

Aged 30
Válery Mézague was a Cameroonian footballer. He was a midfielder and last played for Sporting Toulon Var. A French-born player, Mézague represented Cameroon at international level. His most notable moment with the Lions Indomptables was at the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup, where he became the starter central midfielder in the lost final against host France, after replacing the late Marc-Vivien Foé during the victorious semifinal versus Colombia.

Mezague played 14 times for Portsmouth between 2004 – 2005
1993

AnnaSophia Robb

Age 25

    
AnnaSophia Robb is an American actress, singer, and model. Her film work includes Because of Winn-Dixie (2005), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Way, Way Back (2013). She also played the lead role of Carrie Bradshaw on The CW's series The Carrie Diaries from 2013 to 2014.


On This Day AnnaSophia Robb Valery Mezague

Dec 072018
 

On This Day

07 December 2018

Births


1947

Wendy Padbury

Age 71
Wendy Padbury is a British actress who appeared in a number of popular television series, and is best remembered as Zoe Heriot, a companion to Patrick Troughton's Doctor in Doctor Who, from 1968 to 1969.
1978

Shiri Appleby

Age 40
Shiri Freda Appleby is an American actress and director. She is best known for her leading roles as Liz Parker in the WB/UPN science fiction drama series Roswell (1999–2002) and Rachel Goldberg in the Lifetime/Hulu drama series UnREAL (2015–18).
1988

Emily Browning

Age 30
Emily Jane Browning is an Australian actress and singer. Browning made her film debut in the Australian television film The Echo of Thunder; subsequently, she played roles in the Australian television shows High FlyersBlue Heelers and Something in the Air. Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship, which introduced her to a wider audience. In 2005, Browning won the Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Violet Baudelaire in the film Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).


On This Day

Dec 062018
 

On This Day

06 December 2018

Births


1969

Torri Higginson

Age 49
Sarah Victoria "Torri" Higginson is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles in the TekWar movies and series, and for portraying Dr. Elizabeth Weir in Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis (2004–2008), Dr. Jordan Hampton in NCIS (2007–2009), and Commander Delaney Truffault in Dark Matter (2015–2017). She is also a theatre actress and has appeared in Three Tall WomenWeldon Rising, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.
1975

Noel Clarke

Age 43
Noel Anthony Clarke is an English actor, screenwriter, director, and comic book writer from London. He is known for playing Wyman Norris in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and Mickey Smith in Doctor Who. Clarke appeared in and wrote the screenplay for Kidulthood and wrote, directed and starred in the sequels, Adulthood and Brotherhoodwhich earned £1,209,319 during the opening weekend of its release. Clarke studied Media at the University of North London before going on to take acting classes at London's Actors Centre. Clarke won the Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performer in 2003 and was awarded a BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award in 2009.
1977

Shaun Derry

Age 41
Shaun Peter Derry is an English former professional footballer and manager who is currently first-team coach at League One club Oxford United. He previously managed Notts County and Cambridge United, and played for Crystal Palace and Queens Park Rangers among other clubs. Derry was known for his hard-tackling and aggressive midfield style, and was primarily a defensive midfielder but could also play at right-back.

Derry played 55 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2000 – 2002
1980

Steve Lovell

Age 38
Stephen William Henry Lovell is an English former footballer who played as a striker. Lovell played the majority of his career in the Scottish Premier League, representing Dundee, Aberdeen and Falkirk, but also played in England for AFC BournemouthPortsmouthExeter CitySheffield United and Queens Park Rangers.

Lovell played 36 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 1999 – 2002
1996

Stefanie Scott

Age 22

    
Stefanie Noelle Scott is an American actress and singer. Scott is best known for her roles as Quinn Brenner in the film Insidious: Chapter 3, Dana Tressler in the film Flipped, for which she won a 2011 Young Artist Award, and Lexi Reed on Disney Channel's A.N.T. Farm.
1997

Adam May

Age 21
Adam John May is an English professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Portsmouth.

Deaths


2018

Pete Shelley

(Born: 17 Apr 1955)

Died Aged 63
Peter Campbell McNeish, known professionally as Pete Shelley, is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the leader of Buzzcocks.


On This Day Stefanie Scott Shaun Derry Steve Lovell Adam May Pete Shelley Obituary

Dec 052018
 

On This Day

05 December 2018

Births


1971

Kali Rocha

Age 47
Kali Michele Rocha is an American actress. She is known for portraying Karen Rooney, the mother of four Rooney children and school's vice principal, in the Disney Channel sitcom, Liv and Maddie. She has also co-written four episodes of the show.
1976

Amy Acker

Age 42

Amy Louise Acker is an American actress. She is best known for starring as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel (2001–2004), as Kelly Peyton on the action drama series Alias (2005–2006), and as Root on the science-fiction drama series Person of Interest (2012–2016). As of 2017, she stars as Caitlin Strucker on the superhero drama series The Gifted, based on Marvel ComicsX-Men.
2004

Annie LeBlanc

Age 14

Julianna Grace "Annie" LeBlanc is an American singer, YouTuber, actress, and gymnast. LeBlanc has been featured in online videos since she was four years old and has an extensive online following. She stars as Rhyme in the family drama Chicken Girls on the Brat digital network on YouTube, starred in the YouTube Brat show A Girl Named Jo playing the part of Jo Chambers, and also played Rhyme in Chicken Girls: The Movie. She has starred on the Bratayley family vlog since 2010 and the YouTube Red Originals series We Are Savvy since 2017.


On This Day Amy Acker Annie LeBlanc

Dec 042018
 

On This Day

04 December 2018

Births


1930

Ronnie Corbett

(Died: 31 Mar 2016)

Aged 85
Ronald Balfour Corbett, CBE was a Scottish stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and broadcaster, best known for his long association with Ronnie Barker in the BBC television comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies. He achieved prominence in David Frost's 1960s satirical comedy programme The Frost Report (with Barker) and subsequently starred in sitcoms such as No – That's Me Over Here!Now Look Here, and Sorry!
1962

Thomas Craig

Age 56
Thomas Craig (born Craig Thompson) is an English actor. He is known for his roles in Murdoch MysteriesWhere the Heart IsHiddenCoronation Street, and The Navigators
1984

Lindsay Felton

Age 34
Lindsay Marie Felton is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Caitlin Seeger in Caitlin's Way and Anna Morgan in Anna's Dream.


On This Day Ronnie Corbett Obituary

Dec 032018
 

On This Day

03 December 2018

Births


1952

Mel Smith

(Died: 19 Jul 2013)

Aged 60
Melvin Kenneth Smith was an English comedian, writer, film director, producer, and actor. Smith worked on the sketch comedy shows Not the Nine O'Clock News and Alas Smith and Joneswith his comedy partner, Griff Rhys Jones. Smith and Jones founded Talkback, which grew to be one of the UK's largest producers of television comedy and light entertainment programming.
1985

Amanda Seyfried

Age 33

Amanda Michelle Seyfried is an American actress. She began her career as a model when she was 11 and her acting career at 15 with recurring parts on the soap operas As the World Turns and All My Children. In 2004, Seyfried made her film debut in the teen comedy Mean Girls. Her subsequent supporting roles were in independent films, such as the drama Nine Lives (2005) and the crime drama Alpha Dog (2006). She also had a recurring role on the UPN television series Veronica Mars (2004–06). Between 2006 and 2011, Seyfried starred on the HBO drama series Big Love. She also starred in the musical feature film Mamma Mia! (2008) and reprised her role in the sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).

Deaths


2002

Glenn Quinn

(Born: 28 May 1970)

Died Aged 32
Glenn Martin Christopher Francis Quinn was an Irish actor. While he was best known for his portrayal of Mark Healy on the popular '90s family sitcom Roseanne, Quinn also amassed a large fan base for his portrayal of Doyle, a half-demon, on Angel, a spin-off series of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


On This Day Amanda Seyfried

Dec 022018
 

On This Day

02 December 2018

Births


1968

Lucy Liu

Age 50
Lucy Alexis Liu (born Lucy Liu) is an American actress. She became known for playing the role of the vicious and ill-mannered Ling Woo in the television series Ally McBeal (1998–2002). Liu's film work includes starring as one of the heroines (Alex Munday) in Charlie's Angels (2000), portraying O-Ren Ishii in Kill Bill (2003) and starring roles in the main casts of Payback (as Pearl; 1999) and Chicago (as Kitty Baxter; 2002), and the animated film series Kung Fu Panda (2008–present) portraying the character Master Viper. She is currently co-starring in the Sherlock Holmes–inspired crime drama series Elementary as Joan Watson.


On This Day

Nov 302018
 

On This Day

30 November 2018

Births


1914

Charles Hawtrey

(Died: 27 Oct 1988)

Aged 73
George Frederick Joffre Hartree, known as Charles Hawtrey, was an English comedy actor and musician. Beginning at an early age as a boy soprano, he made several records before moving on to the radio. His later career encompassed the theatre (as both actor and director), the cinema (where he regularly appeared supporting Will Hay in the 1930s and 1940s in films such as The Ghost of St. Michael's), through the Carry On films, and television.
1957

Colin Mochrie

Age 61
Colin Andrew Mochrie is a Scottish-born Canadian actor and improvisational comedian, most famous for his appearances on the British and US versions of television improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway?
1979

Diego Klattenhoff

Age 39
Diego Klattenhoff is a Canadian actor known for his portrayals of Mike Faber in the Showtime series Homeland and as FBI Agent Donald Ressler in The Blacklist. He has also appeared as Derek in Whistler and Ivan in Men in Trees.
1980

Jamie Ashdown

Age 38
Jamie Ashdown is an English retired footballer who spent a large part of his career as a goalkeeper for Portsmouth, for whom he made the majority of his professional appearances.

Ashdown played 123 times for Portsmouth between 2004 – 2012
1982

Elisha Cuthbert

Age 36
Elisha Ann Cuthbert is a Canadian actress and model. She became known for playing Kim Bauer in the series 24, Darcie Goldberg in the college comedy Old School, Danielle in the teen comedy film The Girl Next Door, and Carly Jones in the 2005 remake of House of Wax.
1985

Kaley Cuoco

Age 33
Kaley Christine Cuoco is an American actress. After a series of supporting film and television roles in the late 1990s, she landed her breakthrough role as Bridget Hennessy on the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules, on which she starred from 2002 to 2005. Thereafter, Cuoco appeared as Billie Jenkins on the final season of the television series Charmed (2005–2006). Since 2007, she has starred as Penny on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, for which she has received Satellite, Critics' Choice, and People's Choice Awards. Cuoco's film work includes roles in To Be Fat like Me (2007), Hop (2011) and Authors Anonymous (2014).
1991

Liam O'Brien

Age 27
Liam Daniel O'Brien is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for League One club Coventry City. He began his professional career at Portsmouth and received one England U19 cap while at the club.

O'Brien played 3 times for Portsmouth in 2016
1994

Ben Tollitt

Age 24
Benjamin "Ben" Lee Tollitt is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger for Tranmere Rovers.

Tollitt played 18 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2015 – 2016
1994

Niall Cunningham

Age 24
Niall Cunningham is an actor who earned his breakout acting role in 2015 playing Tyler in the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces.


On This Day Jamie Ashdown Liam O'Brien Ben Tollitt

Nov 292018
 

On This Day

29 November 2018

Births


1963

Kenny Black

Age 55
Kenneth George "KennyBlack is a former Scottish football player and manager.

Black played 70 times for Portsmouth scoring 5 goals between 1989 – 1991
1971

Naoko Mori

Age 47
Naoko Mori is a Japanese actress who lives and works mainly in the UK. Mori is best known for her roles as Toshiko Sato in Torchwood, Sarah in Absolutely Fabulous, and Nicola in Spice World.
1976

Anna Faris

Age 42
Anna Kay Faris is an American actress, producer, comedian, author, fashion model, podcaster, and occasional singer. Faris rose to prominence for her work in comedic roles, particularly the lead part of Cindy Campbell in the Scary Movie films (2000–06). In the 2000s, she appeared in the drama films May (2002), Lost in Translation (2003), and Brokeback Mountain (2005), and in comedies such as The Hot Chick (2002), Waiting… (2005), Just Friends (2005), My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006), Smiley Face (2007), and The House Bunny (2008).
1982

Gemma Chan

Age 36
Gemma Chan is a British Chinese film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She portrays Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl; Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat; Mia Bennett in the BBC's Doctor Who "The Waters of Mars" and Soo Lin in Sherlock. She also appeared in Exam and Paramount Pictures' action-thriller Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. She stars in Humans, an AMC/Channel 4 science-fiction drama, which premiered in June 2015. Series Two aired in 2016 and Series Three in 2018.
1995

Laura Marano

Age 23
Laura Marie Marano is an American actress and singer. She starred in the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally as Ally Dawson. Marano was one of the five original classmates in Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?. She starred in Without a Trace for three seasons and also Back to You, in both instances playing the daughter of the main characters. Marano starred in the indie film A Sort of HomecomingMarano also starred in the 2015 Disney Channel Original Movie Bad Hair Day along with Good Luck Charlie actress Leigh-Allyn Baker.


On This Day Kenny Black

Nov 282018
 

On This Day

28 November 2018

Births


1948

Mick Channon

Age 70
Michael Roger Channon is an English former footballer who played as a striker, most notably for Southampton and went on to represent the English national team in the 1970s. He later became a successful racehorse trainer.

Channon played 40 times for Portsmouth scoring 6 goals between 1985 – 1986
1963

Armando Iannucci

Age 55
Armando Giovanni IannucciOBE is a Scottish satirist, writer, director, and radio producer. Starting on BBC Scotland and BBC Radio 4, his early work with Chris Morris on the radio series On the Hour transferred to television as The Day Today. A character from this series, Alan Partridge, co-created by Iannucci, went on to feature in a number of Iannucci's television and radio programmes, including Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge and I'm Alan Partridge. Iannucci also fronted the satirical Armistice review shows and in 2001 created his most personal work, The Armando Iannucci Shows, for Channel 4.
1975

Maurissa Tancharoen

Age 43
Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon is an American television producer/writer, actress, singer, dancer, and lyricist.
1982

Malcolm Goodwin

Age 36
Malcolm Goodwin is an American actor from Brooklyn, New York. He is perhaps best known for his appearance in the music video for the hit song "Party Rock Anthem." He also appeared as Seamus "Shea" Daniels on Breakout Kings, and as Clive Babineaux in iZombie.
1984

Mary Elizabeth
Winstead


Age 34

 
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an American actress and singer. Her first significant role came as Jessica Bennett on the NBC soap opera Passions (1999–2000) and she went on to appear in TV series such as Tru Calling (2004) and films including the superhero comedy Sky High (2005). She came to wider attention as a scream queen for her roles in the horror series Wolf Lake (2001–2002), the giant monster film Monster Island (2004), the supernatural horror film Final Destination 3 (2006), the slasher film Black Christmas (2006) and the exploitation horror film Death Proof (2007).
1987

Karen Gillan

Age 31
Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress, director, screenwriter and model. She played the role of Amy Pond, companion to the Eleventh Doctor, in the BBC One science fiction series Doctor Who (2010–2013). She has received wide recognition for portraying Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and its untitled sequel (2019), and also played Ruby Roundhouse in the box-office hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).

Deaths


2010

Leslie Nielsen

(Born: 11 Feb 1926)

Died Aged 84
Leslie William Nielsen OC was a Canadian actor. Although his performances in the films Forbidden Planet and The Poseidon Adventure gave him standing as a serious actor, Nielsen later gained enduring recognition for his deadpan comedy roles during the 1980s for the Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker comedy film Airplane!. In his comedy roles, Nielsen specialized in portraying characters oblivious to and complicit in their absurd surroundings. Nielsen's performance in Airplane! marked his turning point, which made him "the [Laurence] Olivier of spoofs" according to film critic Roger Ebert, and leading to more further success in the genre with The Naked Gun film series, based on the earlier short-lived television series Police Squad!, in which Nielsen also starred.


On This Day Mary Elizabeth Winstead Mick Channon