Oct 192018
 

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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.


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Hunter King   .   Katie Douglas

Kevin O’Callaghan


Oct 082018
 

On This Day

08 October 2018


Births



1943

Chevy Chase

Age 75
Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is known for his portrayals of Clark Griswold in five National Lampoon's Vacation films and Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher in both Fletch (1985) and Fletch Lives (1989). Other prominent titles include Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Spies Like Us (1985), Three Amigos (1986), Memoirs of an Invisible Man(1992), Orange County (2002) and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010). He played the character Pierce Hawthorne on the NBC comedy series Community from 2009 to 2014.
1965

Ardal O'Hanlon

Age 53
Ardal O'Hanlon is an Irish comedian and actor. He played Father Dougal McGuire in Father Ted, George Sunday/Thermoman in My Hero, and DI Jack Mooney in Death in Paradise.
1987

Ksenia Solo

Age 31
Ksenia Solo  is a Latvian-Canadian actress, known for portraying Mackenzie "Kenzi" Malikov on Lost Girl. She portrayed Peggy Shippen on Turn: Washington's Spies. Solo also portrayed the character "Natasha" in the 2010 American television series Life Unexpected and Shay Davydov in Season 3 of Orphan Black.
1993

Molly Quinn

Age 25

  
Molly Caitlyn Quinn is an American actress—credited as Molly C. Quinn since 2013—whose work includes theatre, film, and television. Her notable roles include Alexis Castle, daughter of the title character, on ABC's Castle and the voice of Bloom, one of the main characters in Winx Club.


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Molly Quinn


Sep 252018
 

On This Day

25 September 2018


Births



1951

Mark Hamill

Age 67
Mark Richard Hamill is an American stage, screen and voice actor. He is known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series and for his voice-over work in animations and video games as the Joker, beginning with Batman: The Animated Series in 1992. Hamill has acted in several theatre productions, including The Elephant Man, and is the cowriter of The Black Pearl comic book miniseries.
1978

Roudolphe Douala

Age 40
Roudolphe Douala M'bela, known as Douala, is a Cameroonian retired footballer.

Douala played 10 times for Portsmouth between 2006 – 2007
1983

Donald Glover

Age 35
Donald McKinley Glover Jr. is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, rapper, and DJ. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ. He portrayed community college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community


On This Day   .   Roudolphe Douala

Sep 122018
 

On This Day

12 September 2018


Births



1931

Ian Holm

Age 87
Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert CBE, known professionally as Ian Holm, is an English actor known for his stage work and many film roles. He received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in The Homecoming and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of King Lear. He won the 1981 BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as athletics trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire, for which he was also nominated for an Academy Award.
1976

Lauren Stamile

Age 42
Lauren Stamile is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Nurse Rose on the ABC series Grey's Anatomy, Michelle Slater on the NBC series Community, and CIA Agent Dani Pearce on the USA Network series Burn Notice.
1986

Emmy Rossum

Age 32

  
Emmanuelle Grey "EmmyRossum is an American actress, director and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless. Rossum has starred in movies including Songcatcher (2000), An American Rhapsody, (2001) and Passionada (2002). Her role in Mystic River (2003) garnered her wider recognition. She starred in the science fiction film The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and received critical acclaim for her performance in the leading role of Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera (2004). She has since starred in Poseidon (2006), Dragonball Evolution (2009), Dare(2009), Beautiful Creatures (2013), Before I Disappear (2014), You're Not You (2014) and Comet (2014).
1992

Alexia Fast

Age 26
Alexia Fast is a Canadian actress who began her career at the age of seven when she wrote, directed and starred in the short film The Red Bridge, which premiered at the 2002 Atlantic and Reel to Reel Film Festivals. She obtained her first agent at the age of 11 and starred in her first feature film, Fido (2006), at 13.


Deaths



1995

Jeremy Brett

(Born: 03 Nov 1933)

Died Aged 61
Peter Jeremy William Huggins, known professionally as Jeremy Brett, was an English actor. He played fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in four Granada TV series from 1984 to 1994 in all 41 episodes. His career spanned from stage, to television and film, to Shakespeare and musical theatre. He is also remembered for playing the besotted Freddie Eynsford-Hill in the 1964 Warner Bros. production of My Fair Lady.
2000

Gary Olsen

(Born: 03 Nov 2000)

Died Aged 42
Gary Olsen was an English actor. He is best known for the role of Ben in the BBC television sitcom 2point4 Children.


On This Day   .   Emmy Rossum

Aug 122018
 

On This Day

12 August 2018


Births



1945

Ron Mael

Age 73
Ronald David "Ron" Mael is an American musician, songwriter, composer and record producer. Mael's music career spans more than 50 years. With his younger brother Russell, he formed the pop band Halfnelson in 1971. After the release of their first album, the band name was changed to Sparks.
1971

Michael Ian Black

Age 47
Michael Ian Black (born Michael Ian Schwartz) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and director. He has starred in several TV comedy series, including The StateViva VarietyStellaWet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, The Comedy Quarter-hour, Michael & Michael Have Issues, and Another Period. He also appeared on Celebrity Poker Showdown several times. He released his first children's book, Chicken Cheeks, in 2009, and has since released six more, in addition to four books for adults.
1971

Yvette
Nicole Brown


Age 47
Yvette Nicole Brown is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian. Brown has appeared in numerous commercials, television shows, and films throughout her career. She starred as Shirley Bennett on the NBC comedy series Community. She had a recurring role on the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh as Helen Dubois, and voiced the character Cookie on the American-Canadian animated series Pound Puppies. Brown also starred as Dani in the 2015 version of The Odd Couple on CBS.
2000

Savannah May

Age 18

 
Savannah May is a Nickelodeon television personality who was cast as Buttercup in the series Knight Squad. She had a minor role in a 2017 episode of School of Rock.


On This Day   .   Savannah May

Jul 152018
 

On This Day

15 July 2018


Births



1956

Ian Curtis

(Died: 18 May 1980)

Aged 23
Ian Kevin Curtis was an English singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division. Joy Division released their debut album, Unknown Pleasures, in 1979 and recorded their follow-up, Closer, in 1980.
1971

Jim Rash

Age 47
James Rash is an American actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, and director. He is known for playing Dean Craig Pelton on the NBC/Yahoo! sitcom Community. In 2012, he received a Golden Globe nomination and won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film The Descendants.
1973

Brian Austin Green

Age 45
Brian Austin Green (born Brian Green) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000). Green was also a series regular on Terminator: The Sarah Connor ChroniclesFreddieWedding Band, and Anger Management.
1976

Diane Kruger

Age 42
Diane Kruger is a German-American actress and former fashion model.
She is known for roles such as Helen in the epic war film Troy (2004), Dr. Abigail Chase in the heist film National Treasure (2004) and its sequel (2007), Bridget von Hammersmark in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds (2009), and Gina in the psychological thriller film Unknown (2011). She also starred as Detective Sonya Cross in the FX crime drama series The Bridge (2013–14).
1984

Matt Tubbs

Age 34
Matthew Stephen Tubbs is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for National League South club Havant & Waterlooville.

Tubbs played 40 times for Portsmouth scoring 14 goals in 2015
2003

Taylor Richardson

Age 15

Taylor Richardson is an actress, known for Jack of the Red Hearts (2015), Slender Man(2018) and A Most Violent Year (2014).


On This Day   .   Taylor Richardson   .   Matt Tubbs

Jul 132018
 

On This Day

13 July 2018


Births



1940

Patrick Stewart

Age 78
Sir Patrick StewartOBE is an English actor whose career has included roles on stage, television, and film in a career spanning almost six decades. He is a multiple time Olivier, Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Saturn Award nominee.

In the 1980s, Stewart began working in American television and film, with roles such as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and its successor films, as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series of superhero movies
1969

Ken Jeong

Age 49
Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong is an American actor and comedian, best known for playing Ben Chang on the sitcom Community, and the gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover Trilogy. He was the lead in the ABC sitcom Dr. Ken, in which he was also the creator, writer and executive producer. Jeong is a licensed physician, but has stopped practising in favour of his acting career.
1981

Fran Kranz

Age 37
Francis Elliott "FranKranz is an American film, television and Broadway actor. He is known for his portrayal of Topher Brink in the science fiction drama series Dollhouse. He had prominent roles in the films The Cabin in the Woods and Much Ado About Nothing. In 2012, he played Bernard in Death of a Salesman beginning a career on Broadway that continued with 2014's You Can't Take It with You.
1999

Brooke Sorenson

Age 19

 
Brooke Sorenson is perhaps best known for her role as Stephanie on the Disney XD series Mighty Med, she was also featured on the Disney XD series Kickin' It in 2013 in the episode "How Bobby Got His Groove Back."


On This Day   .   Brooke Sorenson

May 312018
 

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Births



1952

Karl Bartos

Age 66
Karl Bartos is a German musician and composer.

He was originally recruited to play on Kraftwerk's US "Autobahn" tour. In addition to his percussion playing, Bartos was credited with songwriting on the Man-MachineComputer World, and Electric Café albums and sang one lead vocal on the latter.
1977

Eric Christian Olsen

Age 41
Eric Christian Olsen is an American actor. He is known for his portrayals of Detective Marty Deeks on the CBS television series NCIS: Los Angeles, and of Austin in the film Not Another Teen Movie.


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Apr 232018
 

On This Day

23 April 2018


Births



1937

Bobby Campbell

(Died: 06 Nov 2015)

Aged 78
Robert George Campbell was an English professional football player and later manager.

Campbell played 68 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 1961 – 1966. He was Portsmouth manager between 1982 – 1984
1946

Blair Brown

Age 72
Bonnie Blair Brown is an American theatre, film and television actress. She has had a number of high-profile roles, including in the play Copenhagen on Broadway, the leading actress in the films Altered States (1980), Continental Divide (1981) and Strapless (1989), as well as a run as the title character in the comedy-drama television series The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, which ran from 1987 to 1991. Her later roles include Nina Sharp on the Fox television series Fringe and Judy King on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black.
1977

John Oliver

Age 41
John William Oliver is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor and television host.
1980

Sally Bretton

Age 38
Sally Bretton (born Sally Davis) is an English actress. She is best known for appearing as Lucy Adams in the television sitcom Not Going Out since 2007, and as Martha Lloyd in the BBC1 crime drama Death in Paradise, between 2015 and 2017.


Deaths



1975

William Hartnell

(Born: 08 Jan 1908)

Died Aged 67
William Henry Hartnell was an English actor. Hartnell played the first incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, from 1963 to 1966. He was also well known for his role as Sergeant Grimshaw, the title character of the first Carry On film, Carry On Sergeant in 1958, and Company Sergeant Major Percy Bullimore in the sitcom The Army Game from 1957 until 1958, and again in 1960.


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Mar 272018
 

On This Day

27 March 2018


Births



1969

Pauley Perrette

Age 49
Pauley Perrette is an American actress, best known for playing Abby Sciuto on the U.S. TV series NCIS. She is also a published writer, singer and civil rights advocate. Perrette also co-owns the "Donna Bell's Bake Shop" in Manhattan, which is named for her late mother
1971

Nathan Fillion

Age 47
Nathan Christopher Fillion is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Richard Castle on the ABC series Castle, as well as his earlier portrayal of the lead role of Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the television series Firefly and its feature film continuation, Serenity.He has acted in traditionally distributed films like Slither and Trucker, Internet-distributed films like Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, television soap operas and sitcoms, and theatre.


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Mar 102018
 

On This Day

10 March 2018


Births



1956

Robert Llewellyn

Age 62
Robert Llewellyn is a British actor, comedian and writer best known as the mechanoid Kryten in the hit TV sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf and as a presenter of the TV engineering gameshow Scrapheap Challenge. Llewellyn is a leading authority and recognisable figure worldwide for his knowledge and opinion on emerging transport and the future of energy in the renewable sector through his series Fully Charged.
1968

Pavel Srnicek

(Died: 29 Dec 2015)

Aged 47
Pavel Srníček was a Czech professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper from 1990 to 2007, mainly for Newcastle United. In addition, he represented Sheffield WednesdayPortsmouth and West Ham United in England, and also played in Italy for Brescia and Cosenza, in Portugal for Beira-Mar, and in his native country for Banik Ostrava. After retiring, he worked as a goalkeeping coach for his own private school and for Sparta Prague.

Srnicek played 4 times for Portsmouth between 2003 – 2004
1979

Danny Pudi

Age 39
Daniel Mark Pudi is an American actor and comedian, who is best known for his role as Abed Nadir on the NBC/Yahoo! comedy series Community.
1985

Lassana Diarra

Age 33
Lassana Diarra, nicknamed Lass, is a French footballer who currently plays for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain. His predominant position is defensive midfielder but he can also play in a more advanced role and has played at right back, which he occasionally has done for the France national football team. Diarra has, in his club footballing career, featured for ChelseaArsenalPortsmouth and Real Madrid. The Frenchman has also played for Russian clubs Anzhi Makhachkala and Lokomotiv Moscow.

Diarra played 32 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals in 2008


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Pavel Srnicek Obituary

Pavel Srnicek   .   Lassana Diarra


Jan 312018
 

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Births



1947

Jonathan Banks

Age 71
Jonathan Ray Banks is an American actor. His first notable film roles were in the films Airplane!48 Hrs., and Beverly Hills Cop. He has received critical acclaim for his role as former police officer Mike Ehrmantraut in the television series Breaking Bad, and its spin-off Better Call Saul. Earlier he was well-reviewed as Frank McPike in Wiseguy. He has received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
1966

Dexter Fletcher

Age 52
Dexter Fletcher is an English actor and director. He appeared in Guy Ritchie's film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, crime comedy Smoking Guns as well as television roles in such shows as the comedy-drama Hotel Babylon, the HBO series Band of Brothers, and earlier in his career, the children's show Press Gang, and the film Bugsy Malone. He also had a short-lived stint at presenting the third series of Channel 4's GamesMaster that aired between 1993 and 1994. Fletcher made his directorial debut with Wild Bill (2011), and also directed Sunshine On Leith (2013) and Eddie the Eagle (2016). Fletcher replaced by Bryan Singer as director of Bohemian Rhapsody, a film about the band Queen, due for release in October 2018.
1974

Anna Silk

Age 44
Anna Silk is a Canadian actress most commonly known for her role as Bo from the Showcase television series Lost Girl.
1988

Brett Pitman

Age 30
Brett Douglas Pitman is professional footballer from Jersey who plays as a forward for English club Portsmouth. He has spent most of his career at Bournemouth in two separate spells, totalling 102 goals in 301 games.


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