Births & Deaths

Nov 212018
 

On This Day

21 November 2018

Births


1937

Ingrid Pitt

(Died: 23 Nov 2010)

Aged 73
Ingoushka Pitt (née Petrov), known professionally as Ingrid Pitt, was a Polish-British actress, author, and writer best known for her work in horror films of the 1960s and 1970s.
1947

Nickolas Grace

Age 71
Nickolas Grace is an English actor known for his roles on television, including Anthony Blanche in the acclaimed ITV adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, and the Sheriff of Nottingham in the 1980s series Robin of Sherwood. Grace also played Dorien Green's husband Marcus Green in the 1990s British comedy series Birds of a Feather.
1962

Warren Neill

Age 56
Warren Anthony Neill is a retired English footballer who played for Queens Park Rangers and Portsmouth. After his playing career, he rejoined Queens Park Rangers as a coach.

Neill played 260 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 1988 – 1994
1965

Alexander Siddig

Age 53
Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig Abderrahman Mohammed Ahmed Abdel Karim El Mahdi is a British-Sudanese actor. He is known by the stage names Siddig El Fadil through the mid-1990s and Alexander Siddig since. He is known for playing Dr. Julian Bashir in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Philip Burton in Primeval, Carthaginian general Hannibal in Hannibal – Rome's Worst Nightmare, King Minos in Atlantis, and Prince Doran Martell in Game of Thrones, and for his performances as Prince Nasir Al-Subaai in Syriana (2005), Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani in Kingdom of Heaven (2005), and Tareq Khalifa in Cairo Time, as well as the sixth season of 24. He is also appearing in Gotham as Ra's al Ghul.
1984

Jena Malone

Age 34
Jena Malone is an American actress, musician and photographer. Malone made her acting debut in the television film Bastard Out of Carolina (1996); subsequently, she starred in a number of mainstream and independent films including Ellen Foster (1997), Contact (1997), Stepmom (1998), Donnie Darko (2001), Life as a House (2001), Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003), Saved! (2004), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Into the Wild (2007), The Ruins (2008), Sucker Punch (2011) and The Neon Demon (2016). She played Johanna Mason in The Hunger Games film series.
1994

Josh Passley

Age 24
Joshua Jordan Passley is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender National League side Dover Athletic.

Passley played 12 times for Portsmouth in 2015
2001

Samantha Bailey

Age 17
Samantha Bailey is an actress who played Summer Newman in the soap opera The Young and the Restless.


On This Day Warren Neill Josh Passley

Nov 202018
 

On This Day

20 November 2018

Births


1947

Peter Mellor

Age 71
Peter Mellor is an English-born American former professional footballer whose playing career as a goalkeeper spanned three decades. He played 17 years in the top three tiers of English professional soccer with BurnleyFulhamHereford United, and Portsmouth. He is now a coach, in the United States.

Mellor played 146 times for Portsmouth between 1978 – 1981
1963

Ming-Na Wen

Age 55
Ming-Na Wen is a Macanese-born American actress and voice actress. She is known for playing the role of Melinda May in the ABC action drama series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and for voicing Fa Mulan, one of the Disney Princesses, in the films Mulan and Mulan II, the video game Kingdom Hearts II, and in the Disney animated series Sofia the First. She is due to reprise her role as Mulan in Ralph Breaks the Internet.
1971

Joel McHale

Age 47
Joel Edward McHale is an American comedian, actor, writer, television producer, and television host. He is known for hosting The Soup and portraying Jeff Winger on the NBC/Yahoo! sitcom Community. He has appeared in the films Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) and Ted (2012). He also starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Great Indoors.
1975

Joshua Gomez


Age 43
Joshua Eli Gomez is an American actor best known for his role as Morgan Grimes on Chuck. He is the younger brother of actor Rick Gomez. Gomez appeared in a recurring role in the CBS series Without a Trace as computer tech James Mackeroy. He appeared in a series of IBM commercials, a series of Wendy's commercials (Ranch Tooth), and a commercial for Garmin. He also made a cameo on Freddy's Nightmares. He played Sammy Stinger in Bring It On Again, 2004.
1976

Laura Harris

Age 42
Laura Harris is a Canadian actress. Harris is known for her roles as Grim Reaper Daisy Adair in the cable series Dead Like Me and as Marie Warner in the spy drama 24. Her film career dates back to 1990 when she appeared in an adaptation of Stephen King's It. She appeared as Marybeth in The Faculty in 1998.


On This Day Peter Mellor

Nov 192018
 

On This Day

19 November 2018

Births


1924

William Russell

Age 94
William Russell Enoch, better known as William Russell, is an English actor. He was born in Sunderland, County Durham and played the role of companion Ian Chesterton in Doctor Who, from the show's first episode in 1963 until 1965.
1953

Robert Beltran

Age 65
Robert Adame Beltran is an American actor, known for his role as Raul Mendoza in the 1982 Paul Bartel's black comedy film Eating Raoul, and as Commander Chakotay on the television series Star Trek: Voyager.
1961

Mark Chamberlain

Age 57
Mark Valentine Chamberlain is an English former international footballer.  He began his professional playing career with Port Vale in 1978 before being sold on to rivals Stoke City, having already been selected for the PFA Fourth Division Team of the Year in 1981–82. In 1985, he signed with Sheffield Wednesday, before he moved on to Portsmouth three years later. He remained with "Pompey" until 1994, at which point he transferred to Brighton & Hove Albion. The following year he joined Exeter City, before entering into management at Fareham Town in 1997.

Chamberlain played 198 times for Portsmouth scoring 22 goals between 1988 – 1994
1963

Terry Farrell

Age 55
Theresa Lee "Terry" Farrell is an American actress and fashion model. She is best known for her role as Jadzia Dax in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and later in the comedy series Becker as Regina "Reggie" Kostas.


On This Day Mark Chamberlain

Nov 182018
 

On This Day

18 November 2018

Births


1960

Kim Wilde

Age 58
Kim Wilde (born Kim Smith) is an English pop singer who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single "Kids in America", which reached number two in the UK. In 1983, she received the Brit Award for Best British Female solo artist. In 1986, she had a UK number two hit with her version of The Supremes' song "You Keep Me Hangin' On", which also went on to be a major US hit, topping the charts there in 1987. Between 1981 and 1996, she had 25 singles reach the Top 50 of the UK singles chart. Her other hits include "Chequered Love" (1981), "You Came" (1988) and "Never Trust a Stranger" (1988). In 2003, she collaborated with Nena on the song "Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime", which topped the Dutch charts.
1961

Steven Moffatt

Age 57
Steven William Moffat OBE is a Scottish television writer and producer, best known for his work as showrunner, writer and executive producer of British television series Doctor Who and Sherlock.
1969

Dan Bakkedahl

Age 49
Dan Bakkedahl is an American actor and improvisational comedian from Chicago's Second City. He is best known for starring as Tim Hughes on the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces, as Congressman Roger Furlong on the HBO series Veep, and as Steve Nugent in the FX comedy series Legit. From 2005 to 2007, he was a correspondent for three seasons on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
1970

Elizabeth
Anne Allen


Age 48
Elizabeth Anne Allen is an American actress. Allen is best known for her recurring role as the witch Amy Madison on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


On This Day

Nov 172018
 

On This Day

17 November 2018

Births


1971

David Ramsey

Age 47
David Ramsey is an American actor and martial artist, best known for his roles in the Showtime TV series Dexter as Anton Briggs, the film Mother and Child (2009) as Joseph, and the CW series Arrow as John Diggle.
1978

Rachel McAdams

Age 40
Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian actress. In 2002, she made her Hollywood film debut in the comedy The Hot Chick. McAdams rose to fame in 2004 with the comedy Mean Girls and the romantic drama The Notebook. In 2005, she starred in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers, the psychological thriller Red Eye, and the comedy-drama The Family Stone.


On This Day

Nov 162018
 

On This Day

16 November 2018

Births


1953

Griff Rhys Jones

Age 65
Griffith Rhys Jones is a Welsh comedian, writer, actor and television presenter. He starred in a number of television series with his comedy partner, Mel Smith.
1964

Harry Lennix

Age 54
Harry Joseph Lennix III is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Terrence "Dresser" Williams in the Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats (1991) and as Boyd Langton in the Joss Whedon television series Dollhouse. Lennix currently co-stars as Harold Cooper, Assistant Director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division, on the NBC drama The Blacklist. Lennix played Calvin Swanwick in the DC Extended Universe.
1977

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Age 41
Margaret Ruth Gyllenhaal is an American actress. Part of the Gyllenhaal family, she is the daughter of filmmakers Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Achs, and the older sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
1984

Gemma Atkinson

Age 34
Gemma Louise Atkinson is an English actress and ex-glamour model. She is best known for playing Lisa Hunter on Hollyoaks (2001–2005) and on three spin-off series, Hollyoaks: After Hours (2004), Hollyoaks: Let Loose (2005) and Hollyoaks: In the City (2006); and for playing Tamzin Bayle on Casualty (2011–12, 2014) and Carly Hope on Emmerdale (2015–17).
1989

Amine Linganzi

Age 29
Amine Linganzi is a professional Congolese footballer who last played for English club Swindon Town as a midfielder.

Linganzi played 22 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2016 – 2017
1990

Emma Ishta

Age 28

 
Emma Ishta Douglas-Powell is an Australian model and actress. She is most known for portraying Kirsten Clark on the Freeform drama series Stitchers.


On This Day Emma Ishta Amine Linganzi

Nov 152018
 

On This Day

15 November 2018

Births


1945

Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Age 73
Anni-Frid Synni, Dowager Princess Reuss of Plauen (née Lyngstad) is a Norwegian-Swedish singer, songwriter, and environmentalist. She is best known as one of the lead singers of the Swedish pop band ABBA.
1971

Darryl Powell

Age 47
Darryl Anthony Powell is a sports agent and former professional footballer who made more than 350 appearances in the Football League and Premier League and played international football for the Jamaican national team. He usually played as a central midfielder.

Powell played 170 times for Portsmouth scoring 23 goals between 1988 – 1995
1972

Jonny Lee Miller

Age 46
Jonathan Lee Miller is an English-American film, television and theatre actor. He achieved early success for his portrayal of Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson in the dark comedy drama film Trainspotting(1996) and as Dade Murphy in Hackers (1995), before earning further critical recognition for his performances in Afterglow (1997), Mansfield Park (1999), The Flying Scotsman (2006), Endgame (2009) and T2 Trainspotting(2016); for The Flying Scotsman he received a London Film Critics' Circle nomination for Actor of the Year. He was also part of the principal cast in the films Melinda and Melinda (2004), Dark Shadows (2012) and Byzantium(2013). He currently stars as Sherlock Holmes in the CBS crime drama Elementary.
1975

Boris Zivkovic

Age 43
Boris Živković is a former Croatian footballer of Bosnian Croat descent. He played as right and left full-back and centre-back. At one point of his career he even played as defensive midfielder.

Zivkovic played 20 times for Portsmouth between 2003 – 2004
1977

Sean Murray

Age 41
Sean Harland Murray is an American actor best known for his role as Special Agent Timothy McGee on the American TV drama NCIS. He also played Thackery Binx in Disney's Halloween film Hocus Pocus and Danny Walden in the military drama series JAG.
1987

Ryan Bird

Age 31
Ryan Bird is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Maidenhead United.

Bird played 25 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 2013 – 2014
1991

Shailene Woodley

Age 27

   
Shailene Diann Woodley is an American actress. After early acting roles that earned her two Young Artist Award nominations, Woodley rose to fame for her lead role as Amy Juergens on the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–13). Her supporting roles in The Descendants (2011) and The Spectacular Now (2013) garnered her nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, while winning an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Cannes Trophée Chopard in 2012 and the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting. Woodley became most known for starring in the films The Fault in Our Stars (2014) and The Divergent series (2014–16).

Deaths


2014

Valery Mezague

(Born: 08 Dec 1983)

Died Aged 30
Válery Mézague was a Cameroonian footballer. He was a midfielder and last played for Sporting Toulon Var.

Mezague played 14 times for Portsmouth between 2004 – 2005


On This Day Shailene Woodley Darryl Powell Boris Zivkovic Ryan Bird Valery Mezague

Nov 142018
 

On This Day

14 November 2018

Births


1959

Paul McGann

Age 59
Paul John McGann is an English actor. He came to prominence for portraying Percy Toplis in the 1986 television serial The Monocled Mutineer. He later starred in the 1987 dark comedy Withnail and I, and as the eighth incarnation of the Doctor in the 1996 Doctor Who television film, a role he reprised in more than 70 audio dramas and the 2013 mini-episode "The Night of the Doctor". McGann is also known for playing Lieutenant William Bush in the Hornblower TV series.
1977

Brian Dietzen

Age 41
Brian Dietzen is an American actor who has played the supporting role of Dr Jimmy Palmer on NCIS since 2004. In 2012, he was promoted to a series regular at the beginning of the show's tenth season.


On This Day

Nov 132018
 

On This Day

13 November 2018

Births


1960

Neil Flynn

Age 58
Neil Richard Flynn is an American actor, comedian and voice actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Janitor in the NBC series Scrubs (2001–09) as well as Mike Heck in the ABC comedy series The Middle (2009–18).
1982

Johannes Ertl

Age 36
Johannes Bruno Ertl, known as Johnny Ertl is an Austrian former footballer who primarily played as a defensive midfielder, although he could also play at the right or centre of defence. During his career, Ertl notably represented Sturm GrazCrystal PalaceSheffield United and Portsmouth.

Ertl played 88 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2012 – 2015
1985

Rahul Kohli

Age 33
Rahul Kohli is an English actor. He is best known for playing Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti in the television series iZombie, and also his appearances on the YouTube channel ‘Funhaus’.
1995

Stella Hudgens

Age 23
Stella Hudgens is a former child actress who had 2007 film roles in The Memory Thief and Deeply Irresponsible. She is the younger sister of High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens.


On This Day Johannes Ertl

Nov 122018
 

On This Day

12 November 2018

Births


1964

Kevin Ball

Age 54
Kevin Ball is an English former footballer who played for PortsmouthSunderlandFulham and Burnley. Since his retirement, he has
held a number of positions at Sunderland, including twice being caretaker manager, and is currently working as club ambassador.

Ball played 129 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 1983 – 1990
1969

Jason Cundy

Age 49
Jason Victor Cundy is an English former footballer who played as a defender and radio broadcaster. He presents The Sports Bar on talkSPORT, Jason Cundy Kicks Off on London Live as well as commentating and presenting for Chelsea TV.

Cundy played 11 times for Portsmouth in 1999
1979

Cote de Pablo

Age 39
María José de Pablo Fernándezknown professionally as Cote de Pablo, is a Chilean-American actress and singer. De Pablo co-hosted episodes of the Latin-American talk show Control with former Entertainment Tonight host, Carlos Ponce, at the age of 15 before attending Carnegie Mellon University to study music and theatre. After appearing in a number of television roles, she was cast to portray main character Ziva David in the CBS television series NCIS in 2005 and won an ALMA Award for the role in 2011.
1994

Janet Devlin

Age 24

    
Janet Maureen Aoife Ní Devlin is an Irish singer-songwriter from Northern Ireland, who rose to prominence in the eighth series of The X Factor in 2011 where she finished in fifth place. Devlin's debut album was launched in October 2012 via PledgeMusic with a limited "pledgers only" release on 1 July 2013. It received general release with new songs and reworked tracks on 9 June 2014.


On This Day Janet Devlin Janet Devlin Music Kevin Ball Jason Cundy

Nov 112018
 

On This Day

11 November 2018

Births


1956

Ian Craig Marsh

Age 62
Ian Craig Marsh is an English musician and composer. He was a founding member of the electronic band The Human League, writing and playing on their first two albums and several singles, until leaving in 1980 to form the British Electric Foundation and later Heaven 17.


On This Day

Nov 102018
 

On This Day

10 November 2018

Births


1925

Richard Burton

(Died: 05 Aug 1984)

Aged 58
Richard Burton, CBE (born Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.) was a Welsh actor. Noted for his baritone voice, Burton established himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s, and he gave a memorable performance of Hamlet in 1964. He was called "the natural successor to Olivier" by critic and dramaturge Kenneth Tynan.  Burton was nominated for an Academy Award seven times, but never won an Oscar. He was a recipient of BAFTAs, Golden Globes, and Tony Awards for Best Actor. In the mid-1960s, Burton ascended into the ranks of the top box office stars.
1959

Billy Gilbert

Age 59
William Albert Gilbert is an English former footballer, born in Lewisham, London, who made more than 400 appearances in the Football League playing as a defender for Crystal PalacePortsmouthColchester United and Maidstone United.

Gilbert played 167 times for Portsmouth between 1984 – 1989
1964

Guy Whittingham

Age 54
Guy Whittingham is an English former professional footballer and a manager. As a player, he was a striker from 1988 until 2005, notably in the Premier League for Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday. Having started his career with non-league Yeovil Town he went on to play in the Football League for PortsmouthWolverhampton WanderersWatfordPeterborough UnitedOxford United and Wycombe Wanderers.

Whittingham played 226 times for Portsmouth scoring 115 goals between 1989 – 2000. He was manager from 2012 – 2015
1973

Patrik Berger

Age 45
Patrik Berger is a retired Czech footballer who played as a midfielder. He started his career in his own country with Slavia Prague and spent a season in Germany playing for Borussia Dortmund. He moved to England in 1996, where he spent seven years with Liverpool, winning six trophies in his time there. This was followed by spells at PortsmouthAston Villa and Stoke City. He spent the last two years of his career back in his native Czech Republic playing for Sparta Prague.

Berger played 60 times for Portsmouth scoring 8 goals between 2003 – 2005.
1994

Zoey Deutch

Age 24
Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch is an American actress. She is known for portraying Rosemarie "Rose" Hathaway in Vampire Academy (2014), Stephanie Fleming in Why Him? (2016), Samantha Kingston in Before I Fall (2017), and Erica Vandross in Flower (2017).
1999

Kiernan Shipka

Age 19

  
Kiernan Brennan Shipka is an American actress. She is known for playing Sally Draper on the AMC series Mad Men, B. D. Hyman in the FX anthology series Feud: Bette and Joan, and voicing Jinora in the Avatar: The Last Airbender spin-off, The Legend of Korra. She is slated to appear as Sabrina Spellman on Netflix's upcoming Chilling Adventures of Sabrina series based on the comic series of the same name.
2000

Mackenzie Foy

Age 18

 
Mackenzie Christine Foy is an American model and actress. She is known for appearing as Renesmee Cullen in the 2012 film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, which earned her a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Supporting Young Actress in a Feature Film, and for her role as the young Murphy in the 2014 space epic Interstellar, for which she received critical acclaim, a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, and several other awards nominations.


On This Day Kiernan Shipka Mackenzie Foy Billy Gilbert Guy Whittingham Patrik Berger