Jul 242018
 

On This Day

24 July 2018


Births



1957

Larry Gott

Age 61
James Lawrence "Larry" Gott is an English musician, primarily of the Mancunian band, James. He is also a designer.
1976

Laura Fraser

Age 42
Laura Fraser is a Scottish actress. She is best known for portraying Door in the urban fantasy series Neverwhere, Kate in the film A Knight's Tale, Cat MacKenzie in the drama series Lip Service and Lydia Rodarte-Quayle in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul.
1981

Summer Glau

Age 37

  
Summer Lyn Glau is an American actress 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).
1991

Emily Bett Rickards

Age 27
Emily Bett Rickards is a Canadian actress, known for portraying Felicity Smoak on The CW television series Arrow as well as its spinoff series The FlashVixenLegends of Tomorrow and related show Supergirl.


On This Day   .   Summer Glau

Jun 182018
 

On This Day

18 June 2018


Births



1962

Stephen Marcus

Age 56
Stephen Marcus (born Stephen Mark Scott) is a British actor, best known for his role as Nick the Greek in the film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
1973

Russell Perrett

Age 45
Russell Perrett is a former footballer who spent most of his career with Portsmouth and Luton Town. He started his career in non-league football with Lymington Town football club in the Wessex League where he holds the record as the youngest player to play in that league at age 14.

Perrett played 81 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 1995 – 1999
1975

Jamie Vincent

Age 43
Jamie Vincent is an English former footballer who last played for Didcot Town.

Vincent played 49 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2001 – 2002
1989

Renee Olstead

Age 29
Renee Olstead is an American actress and singer. Active since childhood as an actress, she is best known for her roles on the CBS sitcom Still Standing and on the drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Madison Cooperstein. In addition, she has recorded four studio albums, primarily of jazz music.
1991

Willa Holland

Age 27

   
Willa Joanna Chance Holland is an American actress, voice actress and model. She is known for her roles as Kaitlin Cooper Nichol in the Fox teen drama The O.C., Agnes Andrews in The CWseries Gossip Girl, Aqua in Kingdom Hearts, and Thea Queen / Speedy in Arrow.


Deaths



1973

Roger Delgado

(Born: 01 Mar 1918)

Died Aged 55
Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto was a British actor, best known as the first actor to play the Master in Doctor Who.


On This Day   .   Willa Holland

May 082018
 

On This Day

08 May 2018


Births



1913

Sid James

(Died: 26 Apr 1976)

Aged 62
Sid James (born Solomon Joel Cohen) was a South African-born British character actor and comedy actor. Appearing in British films from 1947, his profile was raised as Tony Hancock's co-star in Hancock's Half Hour, first in the radio series and later when it was adapted for television. Afterwards, he became known as a regular performer in the Carry On films, appearing in nineteen films of the series, with the top billing role in 17 (in the other two he was cast below Frankie Howerd). Meanwhile, his starring roles in television sitcoms continued for the rest of his life. He starred alongside Diana Coupland in the 1970s sitcom Bless This House until his death in 1976.
1944

Gary Glitter

Age 74
Paul Francis Gaddknown by the stage name Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer who achieved popular success in the 1970s and 80s. He was known for his extreme glam image of glitter suits, make-up and platform boots, and his energetic live performances. He sold over 20 million records, spent 168 weeks on the UK Singles Chart and had 21 hit singles placing him in the Top 100 UK most successful chart acts.
1978

Josie Maran

Age 40
Josie Maran (born Johanna Selhorst Maran) is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur.
1981

Stephen Amell

Age 37
Stephen Adam Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow on The CW superhero series Arrow and its spin-offs.
1982

Christina Cole

Age 36
Christina Cole is an English actress known for portraying Cassie Hughes in the Sky One supernatural television series Hex.
1983

Elyes Gabel

Age 35
Elyes Cherif Gabel is an English actor. Among his most notable roles, he has portrayed Dr. Gupreet "Guppy" Sandhu in the BBC medical drama Casualty, Dothraki Rakharo in Seasons 1 and 2 of the HBO series Game of Thrones, and P.E. teacher Rob Cleaver in the BBC drama Waterloo Road. He appeared in the ITV drama Identity and portrayed Detective Adam Lucas in Season 3 of Body of Proof. He is currently starring in the CBS series Scorpion as computer genius Walter O'Brien.
1992

Ana Mulvoy-Ten

Age 26

  
Ana Maria Mulvoy-Ten is an English-born Spanish actress. She is known for playing the character of Amber Millington on the British boarding school drama House of Anubis.


On This Day   .   Ana Mulvoy-Ten