Births & Deaths

Oct 282018
 

On This Day

28 October 2018

Births


1944

Ian Marter

(Died: 28 Oct 1986)

Aged 42
Ian Don Marter was an English actor and writer, known for his role as Harry Sullivan in the BBC science-fiction television series Doctor Who from December 1974 to September 1975, with a non-regular, one-serial return in November and December 1975. He sometimes used the pseudonym Ian Don.
1963

Lauren Holly

Age 55
Lauren Michael Holly is an American-Canadian actress. She is known for her roles as Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart in the television series Picket Fences, Director Jenny Shepard in the series NCIS, and Dr. Betty Rogers on Canadian series Motive; as well as playing Mary Swanson in Dumb and Dumber, Linda Lee in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Darian Smalls in Beautiful Girls, Cindy Rooney in Any Given Sunday, and Gigi in What Women Want.
1974

Dejan Stefanovic

Age 44
Dejan Stefanović is a retired Serbian football player.

Stefanovic played 125 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 2003 – 2007
1981

Milan Baros

Age 37
Milan Baroš is a Czech football striker who currently plays for Baník Ostrava in the Czech First League. In 2005, he was part of the Liverpool team which won the UEFA Champions League. He went on to win Ligue 1 with Lyon in 2007, the FA Cup with Portsmouth in 2008 and the Süper Lig with Galatasaray in 2012. He has also had spells with Baník Ostrava, where he started his career, and English club Aston Villa.

Baros played 16 times for Portsmouth in 2008
1982

Matt Smith

Age 36
Matthew Robert Smith is an English actor. He is best known for his role as the 11th incarnation of The Doctor in the BBC series Doctor Who. He portrayed the physical embodiment of Skynet in Terminator Genisys (2015). From 2016 to 2017, he portrayed Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in Peter Morgan's Netflix biographical drama series The Crown for which he earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.
1983

Joe Thomas

Age 35
Joseph Thomas is an English actor. He portrayed Simon Cooper in the E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners, and Kingsley Owen in the Channel 4 comedy-drama series Fresh Meat.
1997

Sierra McCormick

Age 21

   
Sierra McCormick is an American actress. She is known for her role as Olive Doyle on the Disney Channel series A.N.T. Farm and her participation on the game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? She also played Lilith on The CW television series Supernatural.

Deaths


1986

Ian Marter

(Born: 28 Oct 1944)

Died Aged 42
Ian Don Marter was an English actor and writer, known for his role as Harry Sullivan in the BBC science-fiction television series Doctor Who from December 1974 to September 1975, with a non-regular, one-serial return in November and December 1975. He sometimes used the pseudonym Ian Don.


On This Day Sierra McCormick Dejan Stefanovic Milan Baros

Oct 272018
 

On This Day

27 October 2018

Births


1939

John Cleese

Age 79
John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely DifferentMonty Python and the Holy GrailLife of Brian and The Meaning of Life.
1953

Robert Picardo

Age 65
Robert Picardo is an American actor. He is known for his portrayals of Dr. Dick Richards on ABC's China Beach; the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH), also known as The Doctor, on Star Trek: Voyager; the Cowboy in Innerspace, Coach Cutlip on The Wonder Years (where he received an Emmy nomination); Ben Wheeler in Wagons East; and as Richard Woolsey in the Stargate television franchise.
1984

Emilie Ullerup

Age 34
Emilie Ullerup is a Danish actress. She is best known for playing Ashley Magnus on the television series Sanctuary.
1997

Eden
Taylor-Draper


Age 21

Eden Elenor Taylor-Draper is an English actress. She plays Belle Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, a role she took over from Emily Mather in 2005.

Deaths


1988

Charles Hawtrey

(Born: 30 Nov 1914)

Died 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.


On This Day Eden Taylor-Draper

Oct 262018
 

On This Day

26 October 2018

Births


1963

Tom Cavanagh

Age 55
Thomas Patrick Cavanagh is a Canadian actor. He is known for a variety of roles on American television, including starring roles in Ed (2000–2004), Love Monkey (2006) and Trust Me (2009), and recurring roles on Providence and Scrubs. Since 2014, Cavanagh has starred on The CW television series The Flash, portraying various versions of Harrison Wells.
1965

Kelly Rowan

Age 53
Kelly Rowan is a Canadian film and television actress and former fashion model. She is best known for portraying Kirsten Cohen in the American television series The O.C.
1984

Sasha Cohen

Age 34
Alexandra Pauline "SashaCohen is an American figure skater. She is the 2006 Olympic silver medallist, a three-time World Championship medalist, the 2003 Grand Prix Final Champion, and the 2006 U.S. Champion. As of 2018, Cohen is the last American woman to medal individually in figure skating at the Olympics.
1996

Brandon Haunstrup

Age 22
Brandon Neil Haunstrup is an English professional footballer who plays for Portsmouth as a defender.
2000

Ellery Sprayberry

Age 18

Ellery Sprayberry is an American actress and voice over artist best known for WakefieldBasketsThe Bronze, and The Young and the Restless.


On This Day Ellery Sprayberry Brandon Haunstrup

Oct 252018
 

On This Day

25 October 2018

Births


1976

Deon Burton

Age 42
Deon John Burton is a former professional footballer who played as a striker. His numerous clubs in English football included PortsmouthDerby County and Sheffield Wednesday. He represented Jamaica internationally, including at the 1998 World Cup, and was named Jamaican Sportsman of the Year in 1997.

Burton played 87 times for Portsmouth scoring 17 goals between 1994 – 2004
1979

Sarah Thompson

Age 39
Sarah Thompson Kane is an American actress best known for her role as Eve in Angel (2003–2004) and Rose in 7th Heaven (2005–2006).
2002

Johnny Sequoyah

Age 16

Johnny Sequoyah Friedenberg is an American child actress, best known for her role as Bo Adams on the NBC television series Believe.

Deaths


1993

Vincent Price

(Born: 27 May 1911)

Died Aged 82
Vincent Leonard Price Jr. was an American actor, known for his performances in horror films. His career spanned other genres, including film noir, drama, mystery, thriller, and comedy. He appeared on stage, television, radio, and more than one hundred films. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures, and one for television. Born and raised near St. Louis, Missouri, Price also has a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame.


On This Day Johnny Sequoyah Deon Burton

Oct 232018
 

On This Day

23 October 2018

Births


1959

Sam Raimi

Age 59
Samuel M. Raimi is an American filmmaker, actor, and producer famous for creating the cult horror Evil Dead series, as well as directing the original Spider-Man trilogy (2002–07), the 1990 superhero film Darkman, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful.
1970

Grant Imahara

Age 48
Grant Masaru Imahara is an American electrical engineer, roboticist, and television host. He is best known for his work on the television series MythBusters, in which he designed and built numerous robots that were needed for the show, and specialized in operating the various computers and electronics that were utilized to test myths.
1986

Emilia Clarke

Age 32
Emilia Clarke is an English actress. Her television debut came in 2009 with a guest appearance in an episode of the British soap opera Doctors. The following year, she was named as one of the UK Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International magazine for her role in the Syfy film Triassic Attack (2010). Clarke rose to international prominence in 2011 for her breakthrough role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011–present). It gained her critical acclaim and several accolades, including three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
1993

Taylor Spreitler

Age 25

Taylor Danielle Spreitler is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Mia McCormick in the soap opera series Days of Our Lives (2009–2010), Lennox Scanlon in the sitcom Melissa & Joey (2010–15), and Kendra Gable in the sitcom Kevin Can Wait (2016–18). Spreitler's films include the comedy 3 Day Test (2012), the action thriller The Contractor (2013), and the horror Amityville: The Awakening (2017).


On This Day Taylor Spreitler

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.


On This Day Adrian Whitbread Caolon 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.


On This Day

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.


On This Day 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


On This Day Michael Smith