Births & Deaths

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.


On This Day

   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


Oct 102018
 

On This Day

10 October 2018


Births



1923

Nicholas Parsons

Age 95
Christopher Nicholas Parsons CBE is an English radio and television presenter and actor. Still active in his 90s, Parsons' long career in television, radio and theatre has made him a household name and he has been described as "the ultimate quiz show host" because of his "geniality, clarity of diction and the speed with which he rattled through questions".
1953

Midge Ure

Age 65
James "MidgeUre OBE is a Scottish musician, singer-songwriter and producer. His stage name, Midge, is a phonetic reversal of Jim, the diminutive form of his given name. Ure enjoyed particular success in the 1970s and '80s in bands including SlikThin LizzyRich Kids and Visage, and most notably as frontman of Ultravox. In 1984, Ure co-wrote and produced the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?", which has sold 3.7 million copies in the UK.
1959

Vince Hilaire

Age 59
Vincent Mark Hilaire is a retired professional footballer who played in the Football League for Crystal PalaceLuton TownPortsmouthLeeds UnitedStoke City and Exeter City.

Hilaire played 174 times for Portsmouth scoring 27 goals between 1984 – 1988
1963

Jim Glennie

Age 55
James Patrick Glennie is the bassist for and namesake of English rock band, James. Glennie is the band's longest-serving member, having been there from the first line-up through to the present.
1970

Dean Kiely

Age 48
Dean Laurence Kiely is a former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is the goalkeeping coach at Premier League club Crystal Palace. He won eleven caps for the Republic of Ireland as a player. Kiely has previously worked as the goalkeeping coach at West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City.

Kiely played 17 times for Portsmouth in 2006
1988

Rose McIver

Age 30

    
Frances Rose McIver is a New Zealand actress. Her mainstream feature film debut came in 2009's The Lovely Bones; other works include the films Predicament and Blinder; as well as guest appearances in New Zealand-based shows Xena: Warrior PrincessHercules: The Legendary Journeys, and Legend of the Seeker. McIver was a series regular on Power Rangers RPM, and she had recurring roles in both Showtime's Masters of Sex and on ABC's Once Upon a Time. She is the lead in The CW's iZombie as medical examiner Olivia "Liv" Moore.
1989

Aimee Teegarden

Age 29

  
Aimee Richelle Teegarden is an American actress, model, and producer. She starred as Julie Taylor in the NBC drama Friday Night Lights (2006–2011). In 2014, she starred as Emery Whitehill in The CW's short-lived science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed.
1992

Gabrielle Aplin

Age 26

 
Gabrielle Ann Aplin is an English singer-songwriter. Aplin came to public attention after she gained a large online following by posting acoustic covers of songs on her YouTube channel.


On This Day

Rose McIver   .   Aimee Teegarden   .   Gabrielle Aplin

Vince Hilaire   .   Dean Kiely


Oct 092018
 

On This Day


Births



1936

Brian Blessed

Age 82
Brian Blessed OBE is an English actor, writer, presenter, and comedian. He is known for his booming voice and his roles in Z-CarsI, ClaudiusBlackadder, and Flash Gordon.
1954

Scott Bakula

Age 64
Scott Stewart Bakula is an American actor, singer and director best known for his lead roles in two science-fiction television series: as Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap (for which he received four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award), and as Captain Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise.
1976

Michael Panopoulos

Age 42
Michael Panopoulos, also written Michalis Panopoulos, is an Australian-Greek association football player. He has currently retired from playing, but now coaches the Altona City U12/U13 boys team and also the state of Victoria.

Panopoulos played 58 times for Portsmouth scoring 6 goals between 1999 – 2001
1979

Brandon Routh

Age 39
Brandon James Routh is an American actor. He grew up in Iowa before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, and subsequently appeared on multiple television series throughout the early 2000s including Gilmore Girls. In 2006, he gained greater recognition for his role as the titular superhero of the 2006 film Superman Returns. He also had a recurring role in the TV series Chuck, as Daniel Shaw. Following this, he had notable supporting roles in the films Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. In 2014, he began a recurring role on Arrow as Ray Palmer/Atom which spun off into a guest role on The Flash and a starring role on Legends of Tomorrow.
1979

Chris O'Dowd

Age 39
Christopher O'Dowd is an Irish actor, best known for his television roles such as Miles Daly in the Epix comedy series Get Shorty and Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd. O'Dowd created and starred in the Sky 1 television series Moone Boy, which aired between 2012 and 2015. He had a recurring role on the comedy-drama series Girls.
1992

Louis Dennis

Age 26
Louis Hugh Dennis is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger for EFL League One club Portsmouth.
1994

Jodelle Ferland

Age 24

Jodelle Micah Ferland is a Canadian actress. She is known for her portrayals of Mary Jensen in the 2004 ABC television series Kingdom Hospital, Bree Tanner in the 2010 film The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and Five in the 2015 Syfy television series Dark Matter. She is also known by her roles in multiple horror or horror-related films, such as Sharon/Alessa in Silent Hill, Lillith Sullivan in Case 39, Jenny in The Tall Man, Patience Buckner in The Cabin in the Woods, and Agatha Prenderghast in ParaNorman.


On This Day

Jodelle Ferland

Mike Panopoulos   .   Louis Dennis


Oct 082018
 

On This Day

08 October 2018


Births



1943

Chevy Chase

Age 75
Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is known for his portrayals of Clark Griswold in five National Lampoon's Vacation films and Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher in both Fletch (1985) and Fletch Lives (1989). Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man(1992), Orange County (2002) and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010). He played the character Pierce Hawthorne on the NBC comedy series Community from 2009 to 2014.
1965

Ardal O'Hanlon

Age 53
Ardal O'Hanlon is an Irish comedian and actor. He played Father Dougal McGuire in Father Ted, George Sunday/Thermoman in My Hero, and DI Jack Mooney in Death in Paradise.
1987

Ksenia Solo

Age 31
Ksenia Solo  is a Latvian-Canadian actress, known for portraying Mackenzie "Kenzi" Malikov on Lost Girl. She portrayed Peggy Shippen on Turn: Washington's Spies. Solo also portrayed the character "Natasha" in the 2010 American television series Life Unexpected and Shay Davydov in Season 3 of Orphan Black.
1993

Molly Quinn

Age 25

  
Molly Caitlyn Quinn is an American actress—credited as Molly C. Quinn since 2013—whose work includes theatre, film, and television. Her notable roles include Alexis Castle, daughter of the title character, on ABC's Castle and the voice of Bloom, one of the main characters in Winx Club.


On This Day

Molly Quinn


Oct 072018
 

On This Day

07 October 2018


Births



1979

Aaron Ashmore

Age 39
Aaron Richard Ashmore is a Canadian film and television actor. He is known for his roles on American television series, such as Jimmy Olsen on Smallville and Steve Jinks on Warehouse 13. He plays Johnny Jaqobis on the Canadian television series Killjoys. He is the identical twin brother of actor Shawn Ashmore.
1982

Jermain Defoe

Age 36
Jermain Colin Defoe OBE is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club AFC Bournemouth.

Defoe played 36 times for Portsmouth scoring 17 goals in 2008
1987

Lauren Mayberry

Age 31

 
Lauren Eve Mayberry is a Scottish singer, songwriter, writer and journalist. She is best known as the front woman of the Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches.
1991

Christian Burgess

Age 27
Christian Thomas Kerran Burgess is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Portsmouth.
1997

Kira Kosarin

Age 21

    
Kira Nicole Kosarin is an American actress. She is known for her role as Phoebe Thunderman on the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans.


On This Day

Lauren Mayberry   .   Kira Kosarin

Jermain Defoe   .   Christian Burgess


Oct 052018
 

On This Day

05 October 2018


Births



1948

Russell Mael

Age 70
Russell Craig Mael is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Mael's music career spans more than 50 years. With his elder brother Ron, he formed the pop band Sparks in 1971, which was renamed from Halfnelson. He is also the co-founder of Lil' Beethoven Records.
1950

Dave Thomas

Age 68
Dave Thomas is a former professional footballer and England international who played as a midfielder. An extremely skilful and fast player, for much of his career his trademark was playing without shin pads; something that would be contrary to the rules of the game today.

Thomas played 35 times for Portsmouth between 1982 – 1985
1975

Kate Winslet

Age 43
Kate Elizabeth WinsletCBE is an English actress. She is particularly known for her work in period dramas and tragedies, and is often drawn to portraying anxious, troubled women. Winslet is the recipient of several accolades, including three British Academy Film Awards, and is among the few performers to have won the Academy, Emmy, and Grammy Awards.
1975

Parminder Nagra

Age 43

Parminder Kaur Nagra is an English film and television actress, known for playing Jess Bhamra in the 2002 film Bend It Like Beckham and Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the NBC medical drama series ER from 2003 to 2009. She has had several other major television roles, including a starring role as Meera Malik in the NBC crime drama series The Blacklist from 2013 to 2014 and a recurring role on the ABC/Marvel Television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Ellen Nadeer for its 4th season.
1983

Shaun Cooper

Age 35
Shaun David Cooper is an English semi-professional footballer who plays as a defender for National League South club Poole Town.

Cooper played 32 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2002 – 2013


On This Day

Parminder Nagra

Dave Thomas   .   Shaun Cooper


Oct 042018
 

On This Day

04 October 2018


Births



1979

Rachael
Leigh Cook


Age 39

    
Rachael Leigh Cook is an American actress, model, voice artist, and producer, who is best known for her starring role in films She's All That (1999), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), and the television series Into the West and Perception, as well as being the voice behind various characters in Robot Chicken and Tifa Lockhart in the Final Fantasy series, starting with the English version of the film Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.
1984

Lena Katina

Age 34
Elena Sergeevna Katina, better known as Lena Katina, is a Russian singer and songwriter who is best known for her work with Russian duo t.A.T.u. She started her career at the age of eight joining the Russian children's act Avenue, and soon after that, joining Neposedi. In 1999 Ivan Shapovalov chose Lena Katina for his project, t.A.T.u., as well as Julia Volkova. The duo would later become Russia's most successful pop music act. The group produced several hits including "All the Things She Said", "Not Gonna Get Us" and "All About Us". Their first single "All The Things She Said" peaked at number one in 19 countries including the UK, Russia and Australia.
1988

Melissa Benoist

Age 30

   
Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress. She is known for her portrayal of the title character in the CBS/CW superhero drama series Supergirl (2015–present). Benoist rose to prominence for her portrayal of Marley Rose on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee (2012–2014), and has appeared in films such as Whiplash (2014), Danny Collins (2015), The Longest Ride(2015), Patriots Day (2016), Lowriders (2016), and Sun Dogs (2017) and portrayed David Koresh's wife Rachel Jones in the miniseries Waco (2018).
1990

David Wheeler

Age 28
David John Wheeler is an English professional footballer who plays as a right winger for Portsmouth on loan from Queens Park Rangers.


On This Day

Rachael Leigh Cook   .   Melissa Benoist

David Wheeler


Oct 032018
 

On This Day

03 October 2018


Births



1959

Kevin Eldon

Age 59
Kevin Eldon is an English actor and comedian. He featured in British comedy television shows of the 1990s including Fist of FunKnowing Me, Knowing You with Alan PartridgeBig TrainBrass Eye and Jam. In 2013 he appeared in his own BBC sketch series, It's Kevin. Eldon has appeared in minor speaking roles in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
1973

Lena Headey

Age 45
Lena Kathren Headey is an English actress and voice actress. After being scouted at age 17, Headey worked steadily as an actress in small and supporting roles in films throughout the 1990s, before finding fame for her lead performances in big-budget films such as the fantasy film The Brothers Grimm (2005), the action film 300 (2007), portraying Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, and the adventure and biographical film The Red Baron (2008). Headey is best known for portraying Cersei Lannister in HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones since 2011
1982

Vincent Pericard

Age 36
Vincent de Paul Péricard is a French former professional football player, who played in France with Saint-Étienne and in Italy with Juventus before moving to England, where he played for several clubs. He has also played for the France U21 team.

Pericard played 49 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 2002 – 2006
1984

Ashlee Simpson

Age 34
Ashley Nicolle Ross-Næss  (née Simpson), known as Ashlee Simpson, is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Ashlee began appearing in television commercials at the age of 15. She later pursued a career as an actress, and had a recurring role on the family drama 7th Heaven. Her breakout came following her appearance on the reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica (2003–05), which focused on her sister Jessica and her then-husband Nick Lachey. While working on her debut studio album, Simpson became the star of her own spin-off reality series, The Ashlee Simpson Show (2004–05).
1994

Charlie Wernham

Age 24
Charlie Wernham is an English comedian and actor who is known for auditioning on the second series of the ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent and for his role as Robbie Roscoe in Hollyoaks. He also played Mitchell in Bad Education and has appeared in The InbetweenersSchool of Comedy and Some Girls.
1995

Ben Thompson

Age 23
Ben Rhys Thompson is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for EFL League One club Portsmouth, on loan from Millwall.


On This Day

Vincent Pericard   .   Ben Thompson