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On This Day

27 October 2018

Births


1939

John Cleese

Age 79
John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely DifferentMonty Python and the Holy GrailLife of Brian and The Meaning of Life.
1953

Robert Picardo

Age 65
Robert Picardo is an American actor. He is known for his portrayals of Dr. Dick Richards on ABC's China Beach; the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH), also known as The Doctor, on Star Trek: Voyager; the Cowboy in Innerspace, Coach Cutlip on The Wonder Years (where he received an Emmy nomination); Ben Wheeler in Wagons East; and as Richard Woolsey in the Stargate television franchise.
1984

Emilie Ullerup

Age 34
Emilie Ullerup is a Danish actress. She is best known for playing Ashley Magnus on the television series Sanctuary.
1997

Eden
Taylor-Draper


Age 21

Eden Elenor Taylor-Draper is an English actress. She plays Belle Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, a role she took over from Emily Mather in 2005.

Deaths


1988

Charles Hawtrey

(Born: 30 Nov 1914)

Died Aged 73
George Frederick Joffre Hartree, known as Charles Hawtrey, was an English comedy actor and musician. Beginning at an early age as a boy soprano, he made several records before moving on to the radio. His later career encompassed the theatre (as both actor and director), the cinema (where he regularly appeared supporting Will Hay in the 1930s and 1940s in films such as The Ghost of St. Michael's), through the Carry On films, and television.


On This Day Eden Taylor-Draper