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   .   Caolan Lavery