Births & Deaths

Sep 082018
 

On This Day

08 September 2018


Births



1970

Robbie Pethick

Age 48
Robert John Pethick is an English retired football defender.

Pethick played 218 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 1993 – 1998
1971

Martin Freeman

Age 47
Martin John Christopher Freeman is an English actor, who became known for portraying Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office, Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock, Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, and Lester Nygaard in the dark comedy-crime drama TV series Fargo.
1979

Miles Jupp

Age 39
Miles Hugh Barrett Jupp is an English comedian and actor. Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian, he first became known on British television as the inventor Archie in the children's television series Balamory. His profile rose in Britain, after a spate of appearances on comedy panel shows, and his roles as John Duggan in The Thick of It and Nigel in the sitcom Rev.


On This Day

Sep 072018
 

On This Day

07 September 2018


Births



1973

Shannon Elizabeth

Age 45
Shannon Elizabeth Fadal, known professionally as Shannon Elizabeth, is an American actress and former fashion model. Elizabeth has appeared in comedy films such as American PieScary Movie and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. She has also appeared in horror films such as Jack FrostThirteen GhostsCursed, and Night of the Demons. She was described as a sex symbol for her role in the 1999 comedy film American Pie. She also had a cameo in the film Love Actually and in Catch a Christmas Star in which she sings for the first time on camera.
1976

Garry Brady

Age 42
Garry Brady is a Scottish former footballer.

Brady played 14 times for Portsmouth between 2001 – 2002
1997

Calvin Davies

Age 21
Calvin Jack Davies is an English professional footballer who plays for Bognor Regis Town after starting his career at Portsmouth, he plays as a right back.

Davies played 1 time for Portsmouth in 2015
2002

Sophia Lucia

Age 16

   
Sophia Lucia is a dancer and actress known to reality TV fans for her role on the Lifetime series Dance Moms.


On This Day   .   Sophia Lucia

Sep 062018
 

On This Day

06 September 2018


Births



1956

Malcolm Waldron

Age 62
Malcolm Waldron is a former footballer who played for various clubs, including Southampton and Portsmouth. He played as a Centre back during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Waldron played 25 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 1984 – 1985
1971

Dolores O'Riordan

(Died: 15 Jan 2018)

Aged 46
Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. She led the rock band The Cranberries from 1990 until their break-up in 2003; they reunited in 2009.
1974

Sarah Strange

Age 44
Sarah Strange is a Canadian actress, known for her work in a variety of American and Canadian television and film projects, most notably as Helen in the Canadian drama Da Vinci's Inquest and as the voice actor for Ranma Saotome.


On This Day   .   Dolores O’Riordan Obituary

Sep 052018
 

On This Day

05 September 2018


Births


1929

Bob Newhart

Age 89
George Robert Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor, noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery. Newhart came to prominence in 1960 when his album of comedic monologues, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart, became a worldwide bestseller and reached number one on the Billboard pop album chart; it remains the 20th-best selling comedy album in history. The follow-up album, The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back!, was also a success, and the two albums held the Billboard number one and number two spots simultaneously.
1962

Chris Morris

Age 57
Christopher J Morris is an English comedian, writer, director, actor, voice actor, and producer. He is known for his black humour, surrealism, and controversial subject matter, and has been hailed for his "uncompromising, moralistic drive" by the British Film Institute.


On This Day

Sep 042018
 

On This Day

04 September 2018


Births



1966

John Beresford

Age 52
John Beresford is an English former football player who played as a defender, who is currently a pundit for ESPN.

Beresford played 132 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 1989 – 1992
1982

Sarah Solemani

Age 36
Sarah Solemani is an English actress, writer and activist, best known for starring in the BAFTA winning sitcom Him & Her , playing Renee Zellweger's best friend 'Miranda' in Working Title's Bridget Jones's Baby, for which she was nominated for an Evening Standard Best Actress Award, and for her role as Rosie Gulliver in Bad Education.
1996

Victoria Moroles

Age 22
Victoria Moroles is an American actress. She plays Andie on the Disney Channel show Liv and Maddie. She has also played Hayden Romero on MTV's Teen Wolf in seasons 5 and 6 (2015–2017).
1998

Elizabeth Elias

Age 20
Elizabeth Elias is an actress and recording artist who became known for her role as Mia on the Nickelodeon series Every Witch Way. In 2016, she was featured on Flo Rida's song called "At Night" with Akon.
2001

Talitha Bateman

Age 17
Talitha Eliana Bateman is an American actress. Bateman first appeared as a child actress on a 2013 episode of the television series The Middle, and has since played the lead role in the 2015 independent film So B. It and the 2017 horror film Annabelle: Creation.


On This Day

Sep 032018
 

On This Day

03 September 2018


Births



1974

Clare Kramer

Age 44
Clare Elizabeth Kramer is an American actress best known for her starring role of Glory on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and for her role as Courtney in Bring It On. She is a co-founder of GeekNation and hosts the podcast Take Five with Clare Kramer.
1978

John Curtis

Age 40
John Charles Keyworth Curtis is an English former professional footballer. He was a versatile defender who could play anywhere along the back four or as a defensive midfielder.

Curtis played 7 times for Portsmouth in 2004
1981

Fearne Cotton

Age 37
Fearne Wood, known professionally by her maiden name Cotton, is an English television and radio presenter, best known for presenting a number of popular television programmes such as Top of the Pops and the Red Nose Day telethons.
2000

Ashley Boettcher

Age 18

 
Ashley Boettcher is an American teen actress. Boettcher has acted since the age of five and is best known for her role as Mel Fuller in the Amazon Studios Original Series Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street.


On This Day   .   Ashley Boettcher

Sep 022018
 

On This Day

02 September 2018


Births



1951

Mark Harmon

Age 67
Thomas Mark Harmon is an American television and film actor. He has appeared in a wide variety of roles since the early 1970s. Harmon gained recognition for portraying Secret Service special agent Simon Donovan in The West Wing, receiving a 2002 Emmy Award nomination for his acting in the four-episode story arc. Harmon was cast in a similar role a year later: The creator of both JAG and NCIS for CBS had seen Harmon in The West Wing and decided to cast him in NCIS. Harmon's character of NCIS special agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs was first introduced in a guest starring role in two episodes of JAG. Since 2003, Harmon has starred in NCIS as the same character.
1995

Luke McGee

Age 23
Luke McGee is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Portsmouth.


Deaths



1973

J.R.R. Tolkien

(Born: 03 Jan 1892)

Died Aged 81
John Ronald Reuel TolkienCBE FRSL  was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The HobbitThe Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.


On This Day

Sep 012018
 

On This Day

01 September 2018


Births



1975

Natalie
Bassingthwaighte


Age 43
Natalie Bassingthwaighte is an Australian recording artist, actress, and television personality.  Bassingthwaighte rose to prominence in 2003 on the Australian soap opera Neighbours for her role as Izzy Hoyland, which earned her three Logie Award nominations. In 2004, she was recruited as the lead singer of Australian electro-pop band, Rogue Traders. After seven years away from the Rogue Traders, Bassingthwaighte returned as the band's lead singer in 2015.
1982

Zoe Lister-Jones

Age 36
Zoe Lister-Jones is an American actress, producer, director and writer who currently co-stars in the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces. She is also known for her work on the television shows DelocatedWhitney, and New Girl.
1993

Megan Nicole

Age 25

Megan Nicole Flores, simply known as Megan Nicole, is an American singer-songwriter and actress who debuted on YouTube in 2009.


On This Day   .   Megan Nicole

Aug 312018
 

On This Day

31 August 2018


Births


1955

Anthony Thistlethwaite

Age 63
Anthony "Anto" Thistlethwaite is a British multi-instrumentalist best known as a founding member (with guitarist Mike Scott) of the folk rock group, The Waterboys and later as a long-standing member of Irish rock band The Saw Doctors.
1992

Holly Earl

Age 26
Holly Earl is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Zoe in Cuckoo, Kela in Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands and Nita Clements in the BBC medical drama Casualty.


On This Day

Aug 302018
 

On This Day

30 August 2018


Births



1972

Cameron Diaz

Age 46
Cameron Michelle Diaz is a former American actress and fashion model. She rose to stardom with roles in The Mask (1994), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), and There's Something About Mary (1998), and is also known for voicing the character of Princess Fiona in the Shrek series (2001–2010). Other high-profile films include Charlie's Angels (2000) and its sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), The Sweetest Thing (2002), In Her Shoes (2005), The Holiday (2006), What Happens in Vegas (2008), My Sister's Keeper (2009), Knight and Day (2010), The Green Hornet (2011), Bad Teacher (2011), What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), The Counselor (2013), The Other WomanSex Tape, and Annie (all 2014).
1978

Svetoslav Todorov

Age 40
Svetoslav Todorov is a former Bulgarian international footballer. He played as a forward. Todorov is the all-time top scorer for Litex Lovech in the Bulgarian A Football Group.

Todorov played 83 times for Portsmouth scoring 33 goals between 2002 – 2007
1987

Johanna Braddy

Age 31

 
Johanna Elizabeth Braddy is an American actress. She played the leading role in the 2009 horror film The Grudge 3, and has appeared in Hurt (2009), Easy A (2010),
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011), and The Levenger Tapes (2011). She also starred in a main role as Jenny Matrix in the hit web series Video Game High School from 2012 to 2014. In 2015, Braddy co-starred as Anna Martin in the Lifetime dark comedy-drama series Unreal. Currently, she is starring as Shelby Wyatt in the ABC thriller series Quantico.
1992

Jessica Henwick

Age 26
Jessica Yu Li Henwick is an English actress. She was the first actress of East Asian descent to play the lead role in a British television series, having starred in the children's show Spirit Warriors. She is also known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in HBO series Game of Thrones, X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Colleen Wing in Iron FistThe Defenders and the second season of Luke Cage.


On This Day   .   Johanna Braddy

Aug 292018
 

On This Day

29 August 2018


Births



1928

Charles Gray

(Died: 07 Mar 2000)

Aged 71
Charles Gray was an English actor who was well known for roles including the arch-villain Blofeld in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, Dikko Henderson in a previous Bond film You Only Live Twice, Sherlock Holmes's brother Mycroft Holmes in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and as the Criminologist in The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975.
1963

Elizabeth Fraser

Age 55
Elizabeth Davidson Fraser, sometimes known as Liz Fraser, is a Scottish singer, songwriter and musician from Grangemouth, Scotland, best known as the vocalist for the band Cocteau Twins.
1971

Carla Gugino

Age 47
Carla Gugino is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Ingrid Cortez in the Spy Kids trilogy, Sally Jupiter in Watchmen (2009), Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch (2011), and as the lead characters in the television series Karen Sisco and Threshold. Gugino's feature film work includes starring roles in Son in Law (1993), Sin City (2005), Night at the Museum (2006), Mr. Popper's Penguins(2011), San Andreas (2015), The Space Between Us (2017), and Gerald's Game (2017), as well as the voice role of Kelor in the DC Extended Universe. Gugino has also had lead roles in the television series Political Animals(2012), Wayward Pines (2015), and Roadies (2016).


On This Day

Aug 282018
 

On This Day

28 August 2018


Births



1940

Ken Jenkins

Age 78
Ken Jenkins is an American actor and musician, best known for his role as Dr. Bob Kelso, the Chief of Medicine, on the American comedy series Scrubs (2001-2009). Jenkins has also had notable appearances in many popular TV shows.
1965

Amanda Tapping

Age 53
Amanda Tapping is an English-born Canadian actress and director. She is best known for portraying Samantha Carter in the Canadian–American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1and Stargate Atlantis. She also starred as Helen Magnus in the science fiction-fantasy television series Sanctuary.
1970

Esther Hall

Age 48
Esther Jane Hall is an English actress who has appeared in a number of television dramas. Hall's first high-profile role was as Romey Sullivan in the television drama Queer as Folk (1999–2000). In 2005 Hall joined the main cast of Waking the Dead as Felix Gibson, replacing Holly Aird in the cast as the resident team pathologist, but the character lasted only one series. Recent roles include BBC dramas Rome (2005–2007) and True Dare Kiss (2007)
1973

J. August Richards

Age 45
Jaime Augusto Richards III commonly known as J. August Richards is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of vampire hunter Charles Gunn on the WB television series Angel and Mike Peterson/Deathlok in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
1984

Sarah Roemer

Age 34
Sarah Christine Roemer is an American actress and model. One of her best-known roles was the lead in Disturbia, but she has also starred in a number of films including AsylumHachi: A Dog's TaleFired Up!Waking Madison, and The Con Artist, as well as the television series The Event and Chosen.
1986

Florence Welch

Age 32
Florence Leontine Mary Welch is an English musician, singer, songwriter and producer. She is the vocalist and songwriter of the indie rock band Florence and the Machine. Florence and the Machine's debut album, Lungs, was released in 2009; on 17 January 2010, the album reached the top position in the UK after being on the chart for 28 consecutive weeks. Lungs won the Brit Award for Best British Album in 2010. The group's second studio album, Ceremonials, released in October 2011, debuted at number one in the UK and number six in the US. The band's third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful was released in 2015 to positive reviews from critics, and topped the UK and US charts.
1990

Katie Findlay

Age 28

Katie Findlay is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Rosie Larsen in the American crime drama television series The Killing. From 2013 to 2014, Findlay portrayed Maggie Landers in The CW's teen drama The Carrie Diaries. From 2014 to 2015, Findlay starred as Rebecca Sutter in the first season of the ABC series How to Get Away with Murder. In 2017 she joined the cast of FXX comedy series Man Seeking Woman in the show's third season.


On This Day   .   Katie Findlay