Apr 192018
 

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19 April 2018


Births



1946

Tim Curry

Age 72
Timothy James Curry is an English actor, voice actor and singer. He is known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film, and television productions, often portraying villainous roles or character parts. Curry rose to prominence with his portrayal of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), reprising the role he had originated in the 1973 London and 1974 Los Angeles stage productions of The Rocky Horror Show.


Deaths



1992

Frankie Howerd

(Born: 06 Mar 1917)

Died Aged 75
Francis Alick "Frankie" HowerdOBE was an English comedian and comic actor whose career, described by fellow comedian Barry Cryer as "a series of comebacks", spanned six decades.
2011

Elisabeth Sladen

(Born: 01 Feb 1946)

Died Aged 65
Elisabeth Clara Heath-Sladen was an English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British television series Doctor Who. She was a regular cast member from 1973 to 1976, alongside both Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and reprised the role many times in subsequent decades, both on Doctor Who and its spin-offs, K-9 and Company and The Sarah Jane Adventures.


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Births



1921

Peter Sallis

(Died: 02 Jun 2017)

Aged 96
Peter John SallisOBE was an English actor, known for his work on British television. He was the voice of Wallace in the Academy Award-honoured Wallace and Gromit films and played Norman "Cleggy" Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine from its 1973 inception until its final episode in 2010, making him the only actor to appear in all 295 episodes.
1942

Terry Jones

Age 76
Terence Graham Parry Jones is a Welsh actor, writer, comedian, screenwriter and film director. He is a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe.
1946

Elisabeth Sladen

(Died: 19 Apr 2011)

Aged 65
Elisabeth Clara Heath-Sladen was an English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British television series Doctor Who. She was a regular cast member from 1973 to 1976, alongside both Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and reprised the role many times in subsequent decades, both on Doctor Who and its spin-offs, K-9 and Company and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
1959

Dave Bamber

Age 59
John David "DaveBamber is an English former professional footballer.

Bamber played 4 times for Portsmouth in 1985.
1965

Sherilyn Fenn

Age 53
Sherilyn Fenn (born Sheryl Ann Fenn) is an American actress. She came to attention for her performance as Audrey Horne on the 1990 cult TV series Twin Peaks (1990–1991, 2017) for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. She is also known for her roles in Wild at Heart (1990), Of Mice and Men (1992), Boxing Helena (1993) and the television sitcom Rude Awakening (1998–2001).
1993

Nicke Kabamba

Age 25
Nicke Kabamba is an English footballer who played as a striker for Aldershot Town and Portsmouth.

Kabamba played 5 times for Portsmouth in 2017


Deaths



2013

Robin Sachs

(Born: 05 Feb 1951)

Died Aged 61
Robin David Sachs was an English actor and voice actor known for his voice-over work in video games, movies and TV shows. He is also known for voicing Zaeed Massani in the Mass Effect franchise, Admiral Saul Karath in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Sergeant Roderick in SpongeBob SquarePants and Xoloti in Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom.


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