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Summer Glau is an American actress.
She is best known for her roles in science fiction and fantasy television series; as River Tam in Firefly (2002) and its continuation film Serenity (2005), as Tess Doerner in The 4400 (2005–2007), as Cameron / Allison Young in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009), as Bennett Halverson in Dollhouse (2009–2010), as Skylar Adams in Alphas
(2011–2012) and as Isabel Rochev / Ravager in Arrow (2013–2014).
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|Sam Anderson1945Age 73||Sam Anderson is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Sam Gorpley on Perfect Strangers, as dentist Bernard Nadler on Lost, and as Holland Manners on Angel. He also played in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and the television show "Friends"|
|Alison Goldfrapp1966Age 52||Alison Goldfrapp is an English musician and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the electronic music duo Goldfrapp.|
|Joe Mason1991Age 27||Joe Mason is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Mason began his career with Plymouth Argyle, his home town club, for whom he made 53 Football League appearances. While at Cardiff he scored in the 2012 Football League Cup Final and won promotion to the highest level of English football. Mason played youth international football for the Republic of Ireland by virtue of his mother, who was born in County Mayo.
He played 4 times for Portsmouth in 2018.
|Mika Abdalla2000Age 18||Mika Abdalla is an American actress who appeared on the 2010 television series Fun to Grow On and in the 2013 film Saige Paints the Sky. In 2015, she played McKeyla McAlister in the TV mini-series Project MC2.|
|Leon Maloney2001Age 17||Leon Maloney is an English professional footballer who plays for Portsmouth as a midfielder.|
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|Jimmy Dickinson1925Died : 8 Nov 1982Aged 57||Jimmy Dickinson was an English footballer.
Dickinson holds the record for number of league appearances for Portsmouth (764).
He was part of the team that won successive league championships in 1948–49 and 1949–50. He went on to win 48 caps for England, making him Portsmouth's most capped English player of all time. During his record 845 club appearances for Pompey and his 48 England caps he was never once booked or sent off, earning him the nickname Gentleman Jim.
He played 834 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 1946 – 1965. He was Portsmouth manager between 1977 – 1979
|Björn Ulvaeus1945Age 73||Björn Ulvaeus is a Swedish songwriter, producer, a member of the Swedish musical group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!. He co-produced the film Mamma Mia! with fellow ABBA member and close friend Benny Andersson.|
|David Hughes1960Age 58||David Hughes is an English keyboardist who played in different new wave bands including OMD, and later became successful making music for films.|
|Gina Torres1969Age 49||Gina Torres is an American television and movie actress. She has appeared in many television series, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, the short-lived Cleopatra 2525, Alias, Firefly, Angel, 24, Suits, The Shield, and Westworld.
She starred opposite Chris Rock in the feature film I Think I Love My Wife, as Carla in the independent film South of Pico, and she reprised her Firefly role in its feature film sequel Serenity. Since 2011, she has had a main role on the USA Network series Suits as Jessica Pearson. She and her husband Laurence Fishburne played a married couple on the NBC television series Hannibal.
|Jason Lee1970Age 48||Jason Lee is an American actor, photographer, producer, skateboarder and comedian. He is best known for his roles as Earl Hickey in the television comedy series My Name Is Earl, David Seville in the live action/CGI Alvin and the Chipmunks, and the voice of Syndrome in The Incredibles. He is also known for his roles in Kevin Smith films such as Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jersey Girl, Clerks II, and Cop Out.|
|Bryn Morris1996Age 22||Bryn Morris is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender or midfielder for League One club Portsmouth.|
|Sylvain Deslandes1997Age 21||Sylvain Deslandes is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for Segunda División B club FC Jumilla on loan from English club Wolverhampton Wanderers. He has represented France at under-16 through under-20 level.
He played 2 times for Portsmouth in 2018.
Born : 5 December 1976 ( 42 )
Amy Acker is an American actress.
She is best known for starring as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel (2001–2004), as Kelly Peyton on the action drama series Alias (2005–2006), and as Root on the science-fiction drama series Person of Interest (2012–2016). As of 2017, she stars as Caitlin Strucker on the superhero drama series The Gifted, based on Marvel Comics' X-Men.
Acker made her major television debut when she starred as Winifred "Fred" Burkle in Angel (seasons 2–5), and also as the character of Illyria for part of the show's fifth and final season. She won the 2003 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her portrayal.
She joined the cast of Alias in 2005 for its final season, playing villainess Kelly Peyton. Acker graduated from guest star to fully credited cast member as the show entered the final episodes in April and May 2006. Also in 2005, Acker provided voice acting for the character of Huntress on the animated series Justice League Unlimited. She went on to make a guest appearance on How I Met Your Mother, in which she was reunited with Angel co-star, Alexis Denisof (the real-life husband of HIMYM star Alyson Hannigan), who had a recurring role on the show.
Acker portrayed Dr. Claire Saunders/Whiskey, a recurring character, on Joss Whedon's Dollhouse. She guest-starred in 10 of the 13 episodes of the first season and three episodes of the second.