Births & Deaths

Oct 222018
 

On This Day

22 October 2018


Births



1938

Derek Jacobi

Age 80
Sir Derek George JacobiCBE is an English actor. Jacobi has also enjoyed a successful television career in Cadfael (1994–1998), as Stanley Baldwin in The Gathering Storm (2002), as Stuart Bixby in the ITV comedy Vicious (2013–2016) and as Alan Buttershaw in Last Tango in Halifax (2012–2016). Jacobi also portrayed a version of The Master in the long running science fiction series Doctor Who. Though principally a stage actor, Jacobi has appeared in a number of films, including The Day of the Jackal (1973), Henry V (1989), Dead Again (1991), Gladiator (2000), Gosford Park (2001), The Riddle (2007), The King's Speech (2010), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Cinderella (2015); and Murder on the Orient Express (2017).
1971

Adrian Whitbread

Age 47
Adrian Richard Whitbread is an English manager and former professional footballer.

Whitbread played 158 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 1995 – 2000
1992

Caolan Lavery

Age 26
Caolan Owen Lavery is a Canadian-born Northern Irish professional footballer who plays as a forward for EFL Championship club Sheffield United. He has played in the English Football League for Sheffield Wednesday, and on loan at Southend UnitedPlymouth ArgyleChesterfield and Portsmouth.

Lavery played 13 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 2015 – 2016
1992

Carrie Hope Fletcher

Age 26
Carrie Hope Fletcher is an English singer, songwriter, actress (primarily in musical theatre), author and vlogger from Harrow.


Deaths



1992

Cleavon Little

(Born: 01 Jun 1939)

Died Aged 53
Cleavon Jake Little was an American stage, film, and television actor. He began his career in the late 1960s on the stage. In 1970, he starred in the Broadway production of Purlie, for which he earned both a Drama Desk Award and a Tony Award. His first leading television role was that of the irreverent Dr. Jerry Noland on the ABC sitcom Temperatures Rising (1972–1974). While starring in the sitcom, Little appeared in what has become his signature performance, portraying Sheriff Bart in the 1974 Mel Brooks comedy film Blazing Saddles.


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Adrian Whitbread   .   Caolan Lavery


Oct 202018
 

On This Day

20 October 2018


Births



1941

Anneke Wills

Age 77
Anneke Wills (born Anna Katarina Willys) is an English actress, best known for her role as the Doctor Who companion Polly in the long-running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.
1971

Dannii Minogue

Age 47
Dannii Minogue is an Australian singer, dancer, songwriter, model, fashion designer, television presenter and actress. Dannii rose to prominence in the early 1980s for her roles in the Australian television talent show Young Talent Time and the soap opera Home and Away, before beginning her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s. The late 1990s saw a brief return to music after Minogue reinvented herself as a dance artist with "All I Wanna Do", her first number one UK Club hit.
1980

Niall Matter

Age 38
Niall Matter is a Canadian actor. He received his first significant break in 2007, with a main role in teen drama The Best Years. Later in the same year, he joined the cast of Eureka as bad-boy genius Zane Donovan. In 2009 he had a small supporting role in Zack Snyder's film Watchmen. He went on to star as Evan Cross in the short-lived 2012 series Primeval: New World. His career subsequently moved away from science fiction, seeing him star in several television movies, as well as joining Canadian series such as RemedyArctic Air and When Calls the Heart.
1983

Alona Tal

Age 35
Alona Tal is an Israeli singer and actress. She is known for her roles in Veronica Mars as cheerleader Meg Manning and Supernatural as Jo Harvelle.


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Oct 192018
 

On This Day

19 October 2018


Births



1957

Karl Wallinger

Age 61
Karl Edmond De Vere Wallinger is a Welsh musician, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for leading the band World Party and for his mid-1980s stint in The Waterboys. He also wrote and originally released the song "She's the One", which was later covered by Robbie Williams and became a hit single.
1961

Kevin O'Callaghan

Age 57
Kevin O'Callaghan is a former Irish footballer, who played as a left winger.

O'Callaghan played 105 times for Portsmouth scoring 20 goals between 1985 – 1987
1982

Gillian Jacobs

Age 36
Gillian MacLaren Jacobs is an American actress. She is known for portraying Britta Perry on the NBC/Yahoo! Screen comedy series Community and Mickey Dobbs on the Netflix series Love. Jacobs had a recurring role as Mimi-Rose Howard on the fourth season of the HBO series Girls and has appeared in films such as Gardens of the Night (2008), The Lookalike (2014), Life Partners (2014), Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016) and Brother Nature (2016).
1993

Hunter King

Age 25

    
Hunter Haley King is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Adriana Masters on Hollywood Heights (2012), Summer Newman on The Young and the Restless (2012–2016) and Clementine Hughes on Life in Pieces (2015–present). Earlier in her career she was credited as Haley King, but she has since been credited as Hunter King.
1998

Katie Douglas

Age 20

 
Katie Douglas is a Young Artist Award nominee for Best Performance in a TV Series as a Leading Young Actress for her role in Spooksville, she previously had a notable role in the television series Defiance as well.


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Hunter King   .   Katie Douglas

Kevin O’Callaghan


Oct 182018
 

On This Day

18 October 2018


Births



1947

Joe Morton

Age 71
Joseph Thomas Morton, Jr. is an American stage, television, and film actor. He worked with film director John Sayles in The Brother from Another Planet (1984), City of Hope (1991) and Lone Star(1996). Other films he appeared in include Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Of Mice and Men (1992), Speed (1994), Apt Pupil (1998), What Lies Beneath (2000), Ali (2001), Paycheck (2003), Stealth (2005) and American Gangster (2007). In 2014, Morton won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Eli Pope, Olivia Pope's father, in Scandal, and is known for playing the role of Henry Deacon on the popular TV series Eureka.
1998

Emily Robinson

Age 20

  
Emily Robinson, is an American actress. Robinson's television credits include: Transparent (Amazon), Rizzoli & Isles (TNT), Criminal Minds (CBS), Scorpion (CBS), The Following (FOX), CSI: NY (CBS), Person of Interest (CBS), A.N.T. Farm (Disney), Saturday Night Live (NBC), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon(NBC) and The Guiding Light (CBS).


On This Day

Emily Robinson


Oct 172018
 

On This Day

17 October 2018


Births



1947

Michael McKean

Age 71
Michael McKean is an American actor, comedian, and musician, known for a variety of roles played since the 1980s. McKean’s first big role was playing annoying neighbour Lenny Kosnowski on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley. In the mid-1990s he was a repertory cast member on Saturday Night Live. He has played roles in several Christopher Guest ensemble films, particularly as David St. Hubbins, lead vocalist and co-lead guitarist of the fictional rock band Spinal Tap in This Is Spinal Tap. He co-wrote the song "A Mighty Wind" (from the film A Mighty Wind), which won a Grammy Award, as well as "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow" from the same film, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song.
1978

Erin Karpluk

Age 40
Erin Karpluk is a Canadian actress. She is known for her portrayal of Erica Strange on the Canadian television series Being Erica.
1991

Michael Smith

Age 27
Michael John Smith is an English footballer who plays as a striker for
Championship club Rotherham United.

Smith played 37 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 2016 – 2017


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Michael Smith


Oct 162018
 

On This Day

16 October 2018


Births



1973

David Unsworth

Age 45
David Gerald Unsworth is an English former professional footballer and was formerly Everton caretaker manager. As a player, Unsworth played as a centre-back or left-back from 1991 until 2009. Unsworth is best remembered for his time at Everton during the 1990s, where he was part of their FA Cup-winning team of 1995 and acquired the nickname "Rhino". He earned one full England cap in 1995. He also played in the Premier League for West Ham UnitedPortsmouthSheffield United and Wigan Athletic, and in the Football League for Ipswich TownBurnley and Huddersfield Town.

Unsworth played 19 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2004 – 2005


On This Day

David Unsworth


Oct 152018
 

On This Day

15 October 2018


Births



1961

Steve Wigley

Age 57
Steven Wigley is an English football coach and former player for Nottingham ForestSheffield UnitedBirmingham CityPortsmouth and Exeter City. He made 340 appearances in the Football League. He is the former manager of Southampton and the former assistant manager of Bristol City.

Wigley played 139 times for Portsmouth scoring 12 goals between 1989 – 1992
1971

Andy Cole

Age 47
Andrew Alexander Cole is an English former professional footballer. As a player, he was a striker from 1988 to 2008. He is most notably remembered for his time in the Premier League, with Manchester United. He also played in the top division of English football for ArsenalNewcastle UnitedBlackburn RoversFulhamManchester CityPortsmouth and Sunderland, as well as in the Football League for Bristol CityBirmingham CityBurnley and Nottingham Forest. He is the third-highest goalscorer in Premier League history with 187 goals.

Cole played 22 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 2006 – 2007
1999

Bailee Madison

Age 19

    
Bailee Madison is an American actress. In film, she played May Belle Aarons in Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Isabelle in Brothers (2009), Sally Hurst in Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010), Maggie in Just Go with It (2011), Harper Simmons in Parental Guidance (2012), and Kinsey in The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018). On television, she made guest appearances as Maxine Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place and young Snow White in Once Upon a Time. She also has a recurring role as Sophia Quinn in The Fosters. In 2015, she began starring as Grace Russell in the Hallmark Channel series Good Witch.


On This Day

Bailee Madison

Steve Wigley   .   Andy Cole


Oct 142018
 

On This Day

14 October 2018


Births



1946

Katy Manning

Age 72
Catherine Ann "Katy" Manning is an English actress best known for her part as the companion Jo Grant in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.
1958

Thomas Dolby

Age 60
Thomas Morgan Robertson, known by the stage name Thomas Dolby, is an English musician, singer and producer. His hit singles include "She Blinded Me with Science" from 1982 and the 1984 single "Hyperactive!".
1965

Steve Coogan

Age 53
Stephen John Coogan is an English actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer. He began his career in the 1980s, working as a voice artist on the satirical puppet show Spitting Image.While working with Armando Iannucci on On the Hour and The Day Today, Coogan created his most developed and popular character: Alan Partridge, a socially awkward and politically incorrect regional media personality.
1986

Tom Craddock

Age 32
Thomas Craddock is an English professional footballer who plays for Spennymoor Town as a striker.

Craddock played 11 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal in 2013
2001

Rowan Blanchard

Age 17

  
Rowan Blanchard is an American actress. She is known for her role as Riley Matthews on the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World that aired from 2014 until 2017. She also makes appearances on The Goldbergs as Jackie Geary.


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   Rowan Blanchard

   Tom Craddock


Oct 132018
 

On This Day

13 October 2018


Births



1964

Christopher Judge

Age 54
Douglas Christopher Judge is an American actor best known for playing Teal'c in the Canadian-American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. He attended the University of Oregonon a football scholarship and was a Pacific-10 Conference player. Judge played Kratos the 2018 video game God of War, replacing long-time voice actor Terrence C. Carson.
1976

Carl Robinson

Age 42
Carl Robinson is a retired Welsh footballer who played as a midfielder. He is currently the head coach for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.

Robinson played 20 times for Portsmouth between 2002 – 2004
1999

Nell Tiger Free

Age 19
Nell Tiger Free is an English actress and singer best known for her role as Myrcella Baratheon in seasons 5 and 6 of the television series Game of Thrones, where she replaced Aimee Richardson. She is also known for roles as Chloe Crumb in the film version of Mr. Stink and Anna in the film Broken.


On This Day

   Carl Robinson


Oct 122018
 

On This Day

12 October 2018


Births



1949

Paul Went

(Died: 04 Jan 2017)

Aged 67
Paul Went was an English footballer with a quick turn of pace who played professionally for five clubs over a fifteen-year period.

Went played 111 times for Portsmouth scoring 6 goals between 1973 – 1976
1992

Josh Hutcherson

Age 26
Joshua Ryan Hutcherson is an American actor. His first film role was in Miracle Dogs (2003) on Animal Planet, followed by a motion-capture performance in The Polar Express(2004) and a voice-acting role in Howl's Moving Castle (2005). Hutcherson's other early film appearances include Little ManhattanZathura: A Space Adventure (both 2005), RV (2006), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008), and The Kids Are All Right(2010). In 2011, he landed the leading role of Peeta Mellark in the box office record-setting film series The Hunger Games.


On This Day

   Paul Went


Oct 112018
 

On This Day

11 October 2018


Births



1960

Nicola Bryant

Age 58
Nicola Jane Bryant is an English actress known for her role as Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown, a companion of the Doctor in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1984 to 1986.
1965

Jeff Peron

Age 53
Jean-François Péron, more commonly known in England as Jeff Peron, is a retired French professional footballer who played as a midfielder for several teams in the Football League.

Peron played 54 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 1998 – 1999
1972

Claudia Black

Age 46
Claudia Lee Black is an Australian actress and voice actress, known for her portrayals of Aeryn Sun in the science fiction series Farscape and Vala Mal Doran in the science fiction series Stargate SG-1, as well as Sharon "Shazza" Montgomery in the film Pitch Black. She has also had several prominent roles in video games, such as Chloe Frazer in the Uncharted series, the witch Morrigan in Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age: Inquisition, Admiral Daro'Xen and Matriarch Aethyta in Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3, and squadmate Samantha Byrne in Gears of War 3.She also starred as Doctor Sabine Lommers in the miniseries Containment.
1976

Emily Deschanel

Age 42
Emily Erin Deschanel is an American actress, director and producer. She is best known for starring in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones as Dr. Temperance Brennan from 2005 to 2017.
1980

Nyron Nosworthy

Age 38
Nyron Paul Henry Nosworthy is an English-born Jamaican former footballer. Beginning his career with Gillingham he moved to Sunderland in 2005 with whom he played in the Premier League. After two lengthy loan spells with Sheffield United he made a permanent switch to Watford in 2012 but was released in the summer of 2014 after a loan spell with Bristol City. Born in Brixton, South London, Nosworthy has represented Jamaica at international level, playing ten games and scoring once.

Nosworthy played 7 times for Portsmouth in 2015
1985

Margaret Berger

Age 33
Margaret Berger is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, music director, and DJ. She made her debut on Sony BMG after she placed second on the second season of Norwegian Idol in 2004. She released the studio albums Chameleon (2004) and Pretty Scary Silver Fairy (2006). Her upcoming third album is set to be released in October 2015. Berger represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden, finishing in fourth place with the song "I Feed You My Love".
1985

Michelle Trachtenberg

Age 33

  
Michelle Christine Trachtenberg is an American actress. She is best known for playing the lead role of Harriet M. Welsch in Harriet the Spy, Nona F. Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Dawn Summers in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Georgina Sparks in Gossip Girl.


On This Day

   Michelle Trachtenberg

   Jeff Peron   .   Nyron Nosworthy