Dec 172018
 

On This Day

17 December 2018

Births


1929

Jacqueline Hill

(Died: 18 Feb 1993)

Aged 63
Grace Jacqueline Hill was a British actress known for her role as Barbara Wright in the BBC science-fiction television series Doctor Who. As the history teacher of Susan Foreman, the Doctor's granddaughter, Barbara was the first Doctor Who companion to appear on-screen in 1963, with Hill speaking the series' first words. She played the role for nearly two years, leaving the series in 1965 at the same time as fellow actor William Russell (who played the companion Ian Chesterton).
1946

Eugene Levy

Age 72
Eugene LevyCM is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, director, and writer. He is the only actor to have appeared in all eight of the American Pie films, in his role as Noah Levenstein. He often plays nerdy, unconventional figures, with his humour often deriving from his excessive explanations of matters and the way in which he deals with sticky situations. Levy is a regular collaborator of actor-director Christopher Guest, appearing in and co-writing four of his films, commencing with Waiting for Guffman (1997).
1977

Katheryn Winnick

Age 41

  
Katheryn Winnick is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles in Amusement (2008), Bones (2010), A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012), Vikings (2013–present), and The Art of the Steal (2013).
1981

Courtney Pitt

Age 37
Courtney Leon Pitt is an English retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

Pitt played 41 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals between 2001 – 2002
1984

Shannon Woodward

Age 34
Shannon Marie Woodward is an American actress, best known for her roles as Sabrina Collins on the FOX sitcom Raising Hope (2010–2014) and Elsie Hughes on the HBO science-fiction thriller series Westworld (2016–present).


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