Oct 132018
 

On This Day

13 October 2018


Births



1964

Christopher Judge

Age 54
Douglas Christopher Judge is an American actor best known for playing Teal'c in the Canadian-American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. He attended the University of Oregonon a football scholarship and was a Pacific-10 Conference player. Judge played Kratos the 2018 video game God of War, replacing long-time voice actor Terrence C. Carson.
1976

Carl Robinson

Age 42
Carl Robinson is a retired Welsh footballer who played as a midfielder. He is currently the head coach for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.

Robinson played 20 times for Portsmouth between 2002 – 2004
1999

Nell Tiger Free

Age 19
Nell Tiger Free is an English actress and singer best known for her role as Myrcella Baratheon in seasons 5 and 6 of the television series Game of Thrones, where she replaced Aimee Richardson. She is also known for roles as Chloe Crumb in the film version of Mr. Stink and Anna in the film Broken.


On This Day

   Carl Robinson


Oct 032018
 

On This Day

03 October 2018


Births



1959

Kevin Eldon

Age 59
Kevin Eldon is an English actor and comedian. He featured in British comedy television shows of the 1990s including Fist of FunKnowing Me, Knowing You with Alan PartridgeBig TrainBrass Eye and Jam. In 2013 he appeared in his own BBC sketch series, It's Kevin. Eldon has appeared in minor speaking roles in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
1973

Lena Headey

Age 45
Lena Kathren Headey is an English actress and voice actress. After being scouted at age 17, Headey worked steadily as an actress in small and supporting roles in films throughout the 1990s, before finding fame for her lead performances in big-budget films such as the fantasy film The Brothers Grimm (2005), the action film 300 (2007), portraying Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, and the adventure and biographical film The Red Baron (2008). Headey is best known for portraying Cersei Lannister in HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones since 2011
1982

Vincent Pericard

Age 36
Vincent de Paul Péricard is a French former professional football player, who played in France with Saint-Étienne and in Italy with Juventus before moving to England, where he played for several clubs. He has also played for the France U21 team.

Pericard played 49 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 2002 – 2006
1984

Ashlee Simpson

Age 34
Ashley Nicolle Ross-Næss  (née Simpson), known as Ashlee Simpson, is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Ashlee began appearing in television commercials at the age of 15. She later pursued a career as an actress, and had a recurring role on the family drama 7th Heaven. Her breakout came following her appearance on the reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica (2003–05), which focused on her sister Jessica and her then-husband Nick Lachey. While working on her debut studio album, Simpson became the star of her own spin-off reality series, The Ashlee Simpson Show (2004–05).
1994

Charlie Wernham

Age 24
Charlie Wernham is an English comedian and actor who is known for auditioning on the second series of the ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent and for his role as Robbie Roscoe in Hollyoaks. He also played Mitchell in Bad Education and has appeared in The InbetweenersSchool of Comedy and Some Girls.
1995

Ben Thompson

Age 23
Ben Rhys Thompson is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for EFL League One club Portsmouth, on loan from Millwall.


On This Day

Vincent Pericard   .   Ben Thompson


Sep 142018
 

On This Day

14 September 2018


Births



1936

Walter Koenig

Age 82
Walter Marvin Koenig is an American actor, writer, teacher and director, known for his roles as Pavel Chekov in Star Trek and Alfred Bester in the Babylon 5 series. He wrote the script for the 2008 science fiction legal thriller InAlienable.
1973

Linvoy Primus

Age 45
Linvoy Stephen Primus MBE is an English former footballer. In 2002–03 season Primus broke into the Portsmouth first team and won the fan's player of the season as well as the PFA Fans' Player of the Year. For the next three seasons Primus worked under three managers: Harry RedknappVelimir Zajec and Alain Perrin. The 2006–07 season was the last injury-free season for Primus as a career-threatening knee injury meant he would not make an appearance the following season.

Primus played 219 times for Portsmouth scoring 6 goals between 2000 – 2009
1992

Marc McNulty

Age 26
Marc McNulty is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Championship club Reading.

McNulty played 34 times for Portsmouth scoring 12 goals between 2015 – 2016


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 202018
 

On This Day

20 August 2018


Births



1932

Anthony Ainley

(Died: 03 May 2004)

Aged 71
Anthony Ainley was an English actor best known for his work on British television and particularly for his role as the Master in Doctor Who. He was the fourth actor to play the role of the Master, and the first actor to portray the Master as a recurring role after the death of Roger Delgado in 1973.
1943

Sylvester McCoy

Age 75
Sylvester McCoy (born Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith) is a Scottish actor, best known for playing the seventh incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1987 to 1989—the final Doctor of the original run—and briefly returning in a television film in 1996.
1946

Ralf Hutter

Age 72
Ralf Hütter is a German musician best known as the lead singer, keyboardist, founding member and leader of Kraftwerk. Since the departure of Florian Schneider in 2008, he is the band's sole remaining founding member.
1948

John Noble

Age 70
John Noble is an Australian actor and theatre director of more than 80 plays. He is best known for his roles as Dr. Walter Bishop in the American Fox science fiction television series Fringe, and Henry Parrish in the Fox action-horror series Sleepy Hollow. His most high-profile film role was as Denethor in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He also provided the voice of the DC Comics supervillain Scarecrow in the 2015 video game Batman: Arkham Knight, where his character served as the main antagonist. In 2015, he joined the main cast of the television series Elementary as Sherlock Holmes's father. He was also cast as a doctor in the Australian TV series All Saints
1962

James Marsters

Age 56
James Wesley Marsters is an American actor and musician. Marsters first came to the attention of the general public playing the popular character Spike in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off series, Angel. Since then, he has gone on to play other science fiction roles, such as the alien supervillain Brainiac on the series Smallville, the time traveller Captain John Hart in British science-fiction show Torchwood, and terrorist Barnabas Greeley in Syfy's Caprica. Marsters appeared in a supporting role in the 2007 movie P.S. I Love You. He appeared as a recurring character in the first season of the revival of Hawaii Five-0. Marsters also plays Victor Stien in the 2017 Hulu adaptation of Marvel Comics Runaways.
1962

Sophie Aldred

Age 56
Sophie Aldred is an English actress and television presenter. She portrayed the Doctor's companion Ace in the television series Doctor Who during the late 1980s
1971

Steve Stone

Age 47
Steven Brian Stone is an English former footballer who played as a winger. He was part of the coaching staff at Newcastle United from July 2010 to June 2015.

Stone played 80 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 2002 – 2005
1974

Amy Adams

Age 44
Amy Lou Adams is an American actress. The 2007 musical Enchanted, in which she played a cheerful Disney Princess, was Adams' first major success. She followed it by playing naive, optimistic women in a series of films, including the 2008 drama Doubt. She subsequently played to positive reviews in the sports film The Fighter (2010), and the psychological drama The Master (2012). In 2013 she began portraying Lois Lane in superhero films set in the DC Extended Universe. She won two consecutive Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for playing a seductive con artist in the crime film American Hustle (2013) and the troubled painter Margaret Keane in the biopic Big Eyes (2014).
1995

Liana Liberato

Age 23
Liana Daine Liberato is an American television and film actress. She played the younger version of the female lead in the 2014 film The Best of Me and starred in the 2010 films, Trust and The Last Sin Eater.


On This Day

Aug 182018
 

On This Day

18 August 2018


Births



1964

Craig Bierko

Age 54
Craig Philip Bierko is an American actor and singer. He had a small role as attorney Jeffrey Coho during the third season of the ABC television series Boston Legal
1965

John Durnin

Age 53
John Paul Durnin is an English former footballer who scored 100 goals in 475 league appearances over a career spanning close to two decades.

Durnin played 211 times for Portsmouth scoring 34 goals between 1993 – 1999
1980

Mark Burchill

Age 38
Mark James Burchill is a former Scottish professional football player and coach. He played for Scottish clubs CelticDundeeHeartsDunfermline AthleticKilmarnock and Livingston, and in England for Birmingham CityIpswich TownPortsmouthWigan AthleticSheffield Wednesday and Rotherham United. He was capped six times for the Scotland national team.

Burchill played 26 times for Portsmouth scoring 8 goals between 2001 – 2002
1987

Mika Boorem

Age 31
Mika Sue Boorem is an American actress, director and producer. She is known for her roles in such films as Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Blue Crush (2002), Sleepover (2004) and Augusta, Gone(2006).
1993

Maia Mitchell

Age 25

    
Maia Mitchell is an Australian actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Brittany Flune in the children's television series Mortified for the Nine Network, and as Natasha Ham in the Seven Network's teen drama TrappedFor American audiences, she currently stars in the Freeform drama The Fosters as Callie Adams Foster. She also co-starred with Ross Lynch in the Disney Channel original films Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 as McKenzie.


On This Day   .   Maia Mitchell

Aug 152018
 

On This Day

15 August 2018


Births



1935

Jim Dale

Age 83
Jim DaleMBE (born James Smith) is an English actor, narrator, singer, director, and composer. In the British film world he became one of the comedic icons in the Carry On series. In the United States, he is most recognised as a leading actor on Broadway, where he had roles in ScapinoBarnumCandide and Me and My Girl, as well as for narrating all seven of the Harry Potter audiobooks in the American market (for which he received two Grammy Awards out of six nominations) and the ABC series Pushing Daisies(2007–2009); he also starred in the Disney film Pete's Dragon (1977). He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for portraying a young Spike Milligan in Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (1973).
1946

Tony Robinson

Age 72
Sir Anthony Robinson is an English actor, comedian, author, presenter and political activist. He is known for playing Baldrick in the BBC television series Blackadder and for hosting the Channel 4 programmes Time Team and The Worst Jobs in History.
1961

Matt Johnson

Age 57
Matt Johnson is an English singer-songwriter best known as the vocalist and only constant member of his band The The. He is also a film soundtrack composer (Cineola), publisher (Fifty First State Press), broadcaster (Radio Cineola), and conservationist/local activist.
1975

Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi

Age 43
Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, sometimes referred to as Yoshi Kawaguchi, is a Japanese footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. He is a former captain of the Japan national team. Currently, he plays with SC Sagamihara in J3 League.

Kawaguchi played 13 times for Portsmouth between 2001 – 2003
1982

Alessandro Zamperini

Age 36
Alessandro Zamperini is an Italian footballer, in the role of defender.

Zamperini played 17 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2001 – 2002
1985

Emily Kinney

Age 33

    
Emily Rebecca Kinney is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her role as Beth Greene on AMC's horror drama television series The Walking Dead. Kinney has also appeared on several other television series, including Showtime's critically acclaimed Masters of Sex, The CW's The Flash, and later Arrow. In 2016, she co-starred in the ABC series Conviction, alongside Hayley Atwell.
1990

Jennifer Lawrence

Age 28

  
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. Lawrence made her film debut in a supporting role in Garden Party (2008), and had her breakthrough playing a poverty-stricken teenager in the independent drama Winter's Bone (2010). She achieved wider recognition for starring as the mutant Mystique in X-Men: First Class (2011) and with her starring role as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film series (2012–2015), which established her as the highest-grossing action heroine of all time. She went on to earn various accolades for her collaborations with director David O. Russell. Her performance as a depressed and bipolar widow in the romance film Silver Linings Playbook (2012) earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress.


On This Day   .   Emily Kinney   .   Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 202018
 

On This Day

20 July 2018


Births



1931

Roy Skelton

(Died: 08 June 2011)

Aged 79
Roy William Skelton was an English actor and voice artist, whose voice was more familiar to television viewers than his name. Born in Nottingham, he provided the voices for many characters on British television for nearly fifty years, particularly the characters of both Zippy and George on Rainbow, which the actor first joined in the early 1970s and performed on until it was axed in 1991. However, due to the fame of the characters, he continued to voice Zippy and George in guest appearances on television in series such as The Weakest Link and TV Burp until his death.
1951

Jeff Rawle

Age 67
Jeffrey Alan Rawle is a British actor, known for playing the long-suffering George Dent in the news-gathering sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey. He also played Silas Blissett in Hollyoaks from December 2010 until 2012. Rawle returned to Hollyoaks in 2016.
1958

Mick MacNeil

Age 60
Norman Michael "Mick" MacNeil is a Scottish songwriter and keyboardist. He is best known for being a former member of the group Simple Minds. Having joined the band in 1978, MacNeil left in 1990.
1975

Judy Greer

Age 43
Judith Therese Evans known as Judy Greer, is an American actress, model, and author. Her television roles include Kitty Sanchez in the comedy Arrested Development, Ingrid "Fatty Magoo" Nelson in the comedy It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Trixie in the comedy-drama Californication, and Cheryl Tunt in the animated comedy Archer.
1978

Nigel Quashie

Age 40
Nigel Francis Quashie is an English-born Scottish former footballer who played more than 300 games as a midfielder in the Football League. Between 2004 and 2006, he represented Scotland, the country of his grandfather, at full international level on 14 occasions.

Quashie played 163 times for Portsmouth scoring 14 goals between 2000 – 2005
1982

Percy Daggs

Age 36
Percy Daggs III is an American actor best known for his role as Wallace Fennel in the Rob Thomas television series Veronica Mars. He is also known for starring in television commercials for Hot Pockets and Orbit Gum. He has had guest appearances on such shows as Boston PublicThe GuardianNYPD Blue and The Nightmare Room.
1985

John Francis Daley

Age 33
John Francis Daley is an American actor, screenwriter and film director. He is known for playing high school freshman Sam Weir on the NBC comedy-drama Freaks and Geeks and FBI criminal profiler Dr. Lance Sweets on the series Bones, for which he was nominated for a 2014 PRISM Award. He plays keyboards and sings for the band Dayplayer.
1988

Julianne Hough

Age 30
Julianne Alexandra Hough is an American dancer, singer, and actress. She is a two-time professional champion of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. She was nominated for a Creative Arts Primetime Emmy in 2007 for Outstanding Choreography in season five of the show. Her first leading acting role was in the 2011 film remake of Footloose. In September 2014, Hough joined Dancing with the Stars as a permanent fourth judge. Along with her brother Derek Hough (who is a six-time winner of the dancing show) and Tessandra Chavez, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography in 2015. In 2016, she played Sandy in the live Fox television production of Grease.
1993

Alycia
Debnam-Carey


Age 25
Alycia Jasmin Debnam-Carey is an Australian actress, best known for her roles as Commander Lexa on The CW science fiction television series The 100 and Alicia Clark on the AMC horror drama television series Fear the Walking Dead.


On This Day

Jul 032018
 

On This Day

03 July 2018


Births



1960

Vince Clarke

Age 58
Vince Clarke (born Vincent John Martin) is an English synthpop musician and songwriter. Clarke has been the main composer and musician of the band Erasure since 1985, and was previously the main songwriter of several groups, including Depeche ModeYazoo, and The Assembly.
1961

Alan Knight

Age 57
Alan Edward Knight MBE is an English former footballer turned manager. He holds the record for the most appearances for a single club by a goalkeeper, having played 683 league games (and 801 games overall) for Portsmouth between 1978 and 2000; this superseded Peter Bonetti's record of exactly 600 goalkeeping appearances for Chelsea. He helped Portsmouth to the 1992 FA Cup semi final which they lost on a penalty shootout to Liverpool.

Knight played 804 times for Portsmouth between 1978 – 2000
1972

Paul Hall

Age 46
Paul Anthony Hall is a retired English-born Jamaican international footballer. He is currently a coach at Championship side Queens Park Rangers. During his career, Hall was a striker who could also play on the right wing.

Hall played 216 times for Portsmouth scoring 42 goals between 1993 – 1998
1975

Lee Bradbury

Age 43
Lee Michael Bradbury is an English former footballer who made more than 500 appearances in the Football League. After retiring as a player, he spent 14 months as manager of A.F.C. Bournemouth and is now manager of National League South side Havant & Waterlooville.

Bradbury played 167 times for Portsmouth scoring 46 goals between 1995 – 2003
1975

Ryan McPartlin

Age 43
Ryan McPartlin is an American actor, known for his role as Devon "Captain Awesome" Woodcomb on the NBC action-comedy series Chuck.
1992

Nathalia Ramos

Age 26
Nathalia Norah Ramos Cohen is a Spanish actress, who also holds U.S. citizenship. Ramos is known for her portrayals of Yasmin in the 2007 film Bratz, Jill in the 2013 film The Damned, and lead character Nina Martin in the 2011 Nickelodeon television series House of Anubis.


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Jun 252018
 

On This Day

25 June 2018


Births



1975

Linda Cardellini

Age 43
Linda Edna Cardellini is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Lindsay Weir on Freaks and Geeks, Samantha Taggart on ER, Velma Dinkley in the live-action Scooby-Doo feature films, Sylvia Rosen, a neighbor of Don Draper's on the AMC drama series Mad Men, Meg Rayburn on the Netflix original series Bloodline, Cassie in Brokeback Mountain, and Laura Barton in Avengers: Age of Ultron. She is also known for voicing roles in animated projects such as CJ in Regular Show, Marcy "Hot Dog Water" Fleach in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Wendy Corduroy in Gravity Falls, and Megan in Sanjay and Craig.
1979

Richard Hughes

Age 39
Richard Daniel Hughes is a Scottish former professional footballer, who played as a defensive midfielder.

He started his professional career as a junior in Italy for Atalanta before moving to Arsenal and Bournemouth. He most prominently previously featured for Portsmouth from 2002 until 2011, and had a brief loan spell with Grimsby Town in 2003.

Hughes played 165 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 2002 – 2010


On This Day

Jun 232018
 

On This Day

23 June 2018


Births



1964

Joss Whedon

Age 54
Joseph Hill Whedon is an American screenwriter, director, producer, comic book writer, and composer. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures, and is best known as the creator of several television series, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003), Angel (1999–2004),
Firefly (2002), Dollhouse (2009–10), and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (from 2013).
1970

Yann Tiersen

Age 48
Yann Tiersen is a French musician and composer. His musical career is split between studio albums, collaborations and film soundtracks. His music involves a large variety of instruments; primarily the guitar, piano, synthesizer or violin together with instruments like the melodica, xylophone, toy piano, harpsichord, accordion and typewriter.
1975

KT Tunstall

Age 43
Kate Victoria Tunstall, known by her stage name KT Tunstallis a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician. She broke into the public eye with a 2004 live solo performance of her song "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" on Later… with Jools Holland.
1977

Hayden Foxe

Age 41
Hayden Vernon Foxe is an Australian former footballer and current assistant coach with Western Sydney Wanderers. He played football at the top level in Germany, Japan, Belgium, England and Australia. Foxe represented his country at international level 11 times between 1998 and 2003.

Foxe played 46 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2002 – 2003
1980

Melissa Rauch

Age 38
Melissa Ivy Rauch is an American actress and comedian. She is known for playing Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
1987

Stanley Aborah

Age 31
Stanley Opoku Aborah is a Ghanaian-Belgian footballer who plays for League of Ireland Premier Division side Waterford. He is primarily an attacking midfielder.

Aborah played 4 times for Portsmouth in 2017
2000

Caitlin Blackwood

Age 18
Caitlin Blackwood is a British actress from Northern Ireland who is best known for playing the 'young Amy Pond' in the British TV show Doctor Who.


On This Day

May 182018
 

On This Day


Births



1962

Barry Horne

Age 56
Barry Horne is a Welsh former professional footballer, former chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association and sports television pundit.

Horne played 79 times for Portsmouth scoring 7 goals between 1987 – 1989
1983

Gary O'Neil

Age 35
Gary Paul O'Neil is an English professional footballer who plays for Bristol City. O'Neil has previously played for West Ham UnitedPortsmouth where he was the Player of the Season in 2006, WalsallCardiff CityMiddlesbroughQueens Park Rangers and Norwich City.

O'Neil played 192 times for Portsmouth scoring 17 goals between 2000 – 2007


Deaths



1980

Ian Curtis

(Born: 15 Jul 1956)

Died 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 rock band Joy Division. Joy Division released their debut album, Unknown Pleasures, in 1979 and recorded their follow-up, Closer, in 1980.


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