Nov 202018
 

On This Day

20 November 2018


Births


1947

Peter Mellor

Age 71
Peter Mellor is an English-born American former professional footballer whose playing career as a goalkeeper spanned three decades. He played 17 years in the top three tiers of English professional soccer with BurnleyFulhamHereford United, and Portsmouth. He is now a coach, in the United States.

Mellor played 146 times for Portsmouth between 1978 – 1981
1963

Ming-Na Wen

Age 55
Ming-Na Wen is a Macanese-born American actress and voice actress. She is known for playing the role of Melinda May in the ABC action drama series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and for voicing Fa Mulan, one of the Disney Princesses, in the films Mulan and Mulan II, the video game Kingdom Hearts II, and in the Disney animated series Sofia the First. She is due to reprise her role as Mulan in Ralph Breaks the Internet.
1971

Joel McHale

Age 47
Joel Edward McHale is an American comedian, actor, writer, television producer, and television host. He is known for hosting The Soup and portraying Jeff Winger on the NBC/Yahoo! sitcom Community. He has appeared in the films Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) and Ted (2012). He also starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Great Indoors.
1975

Joshua Gomez


Age 43
Joshua Eli Gomez is an American actor best known for his role as Morgan Grimes on Chuck. He is the younger brother of actor Rick Gomez. Gomez appeared in a recurring role in the CBS series Without a Trace as computer tech James Mackeroy. He appeared in a series of IBM commercials, a series of Wendy's commercials (Ranch Tooth), and a commercial for Garmin. He also made a cameo on Freddy's Nightmares. He played Sammy Stinger in Bring It On Again, 2004.
1976

Laura Harris

Age 42
Laura Harris is a Canadian actress. Harris is known for her roles as Grim Reaper Daisy Adair in the cable series Dead Like Me and as Marie Warner in the spy drama 24. Her film career dates back to 1990 when she appeared in an adaptation of Stephen King's It. She appeared as Marybeth in The Faculty in 1998.


On This DayPeter Mellor

Oct 312018
 

On This Day

31 October 2018


Births


1946

Norman Lovett

Age 72
Norman Lovett is an English stand-up comedian and actor, best known for the role of Holly in Red Dwarf.
1950

John Candy

(Died: 04 Mar 1994)

Aged 43
John Franklin Candy was a Canadian comedian and actor known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its related Second City Television series, and through his appearances in such comedy films as StripesSplashCool RunningsSummer RentalHome AloneThe Great OutdoorsSpaceballs, and Uncle Buck, as well as more dramatic roles in Only the Lonely and JFK. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the loquacious shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
1975

Julia Lee

Age 42
Julia Lee Stander is an American actress. Her roles include Anne Steele in Angel (2001–2004) and the title character in the cult comedy film Ophelia Learns to Swim (2001). She has also appeared in Charmed.
1979

Erica Cerra

Age 39
Erica Cerra is a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of Deputy Jo Lupo on the Syfy series Eureka, and artificial intelligence A.L.I.E. and her creator Becca on The 100.
1979

Ricardo Fuller

Age 39
Ricardo Dwayne Fuller is a Jamaican retired professional footballer who played as a striker.

Fuller played 37 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2004 – 2005
1980

Eddie
Kaye Thomas


Age 38
Eddie Kaye Thomas is an actor who rose to prominence as Paul Finch in the American Pie film series. He is also known for his roles as Andy Rosenberg in the Harold & Kumar series and as Jeff Woodcock in 'Til Death. He also starred in the CBS show Scorpion as Dr. Tobias "Toby" Curtis.
1980

Samaire Armstrong

Age 38

Samaire Rhys Armstrong is a Japanese-born American actress, fashion designer and model. She is known for her roles in Stay AliveThe O.C.It's a Boy Girl Thing, and as Juliet Darling in the ABC television series, Dirty Sexy Money. She has most recently appeared on television as Elaine Richards in the ABC fantasy-drama Resurrection. She has also appeared in music videos for "Penny & Me" by Hanson and "Bad Day" by Daniel Powter.
1992

Vanessa Marano

Age 26

   
Vanessa Nicole Marano is an American actress. She has starred in television movies and had recurring roles in such series as Without a TraceGilmore GirlsGhost WhispererScoundrelsGrey's Anatomy and The Young and the Restless. From 2011-2017, she starred as Bay Kennish on the Freeform television series Switched at Birth.
1995

Tareiq
Holmes-Dennis


Age 23
Tareiq Marcus Holmes-Dennis is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for League One side Bristol Rovers.

Holmes-Dennis played 1 time for Portsmouth in 2017


On This DaySamaire ArmstrongVanessa MaranoRicardo FullerTareiq Holmes-Dennis

Oct 202018
 

On This Day

20 October 2018


Births


1941

Anneke Wills

Age 77
Anneke Wills (born Anna Katarina Willys) is an English actress, best known for her role as the Doctor Who companion Polly in the long-running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.
1971

Dannii Minogue

Age 47
Dannii Minogue is an Australian singer, dancer, songwriter, model, fashion designer, television presenter and actress. Dannii rose to prominence in the early 1980s for her roles in the Australian television talent show Young Talent Time and the soap opera Home and Away, before beginning her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s. The late 1990s saw a brief return to music after Minogue reinvented herself as a dance artist with "All I Wanna Do", her first number one UK Club hit.
1980

Niall Matter

Age 38
Niall Matter is a Canadian actor. He received his first significant break in 2007, with a main role in teen drama The Best Years. Later in the same year, he joined the cast of Eureka as bad-boy genius Zane Donovan. In 2009 he had a small supporting role in Zack Snyder's film Watchmen. He went on to star as Evan Cross in the short-lived 2012 series Primeval: New World. His career subsequently moved away from science fiction, seeing him star in several television movies, as well as joining Canadian series such as RemedyArctic Air and When Calls the Heart.
1983

Alona Tal

Age 35
Alona Tal is an Israeli singer and actress. She is known for her roles in Veronica Mars as cheerleader Meg Manning and Supernatural as Jo Harvelle.


On This Day

Oct 182018
 

On This Day

18 October 2018


Births



1947

Joe Morton

Age 71
Joseph Thomas Morton, Jr. is an American stage, television, and film actor. He worked with film director John Sayles in The Brother from Another Planet (1984), City of Hope (1991) and Lone Star(1996). Other films he appeared in include Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Of Mice and Men (1992), Speed (1994), Apt Pupil (1998), What Lies Beneath (2000), Ali (2001), Paycheck (2003), Stealth (2005) and American Gangster (2007). In 2014, Morton won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Eli Pope, Olivia Pope's father, in Scandal, and is known for playing the role of Henry Deacon on the popular TV series Eureka.
1998

Emily Robinson

Age 20

  
Emily Robinson, is an American actress. Robinson's television credits include: Transparent (Amazon), Rizzoli & Isles (TNT), Criminal Minds (CBS), Scorpion (CBS), The Following (FOX), CSI: NY (CBS), Person of Interest (CBS), A.N.T. Farm (Disney), Saturday Night Live (NBC), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon(NBC) and The Guiding Light (CBS).


On This Day

Emily Robinson


Jul 292018
 

On This Day

29 July 2018


Births



1941

David Warner

Age 77
David Hattersley Warner is an English actor who is known for playing both romantic leads and sinister or villainous characters across a range of media, including stage, film, animation, television and video games. He has a worldwide following for his many appearances in the Star Trek TV and feature-film franchise.
1972

Wil Wheaton

Age 46
Richard William Wheaton III is an American actor, blogger, voice actor, and writer. He is known for his portrayals of Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gordie Lachance in the film Stand by Me, Joey Trotta in Toy Soldiers and Bennett Hoenicker in Flubber. Wheaton has also appeared in recurring roles as Aqualad in Teen Titans, Cosmic Boy on the Legion of Super Heroes and Mike Morningstar/Darkstar in the Ben 10 universe. He has also regularly appeared as a fictionalized version of himself on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory and in the roles of Fawkes on The Guild, Colin Mason on Leverage and Dr. Isaac Parrish on Eureka. Wheaton is also the host and co-creator of the YouTube board game show TableTop.
1980

Rachel Miner

Age 38
Rachel Anne Miner is a former American actress.

She made her film debut as the young Alice in Woody Allen's Alice (1990), and later earned critical acclaim for her role in Bully (2001). She had roles in The Black Dahlia and Penny Dreadful (both 2006), and played the recurring role of Meg Masters on The CW network's Supernatural from 2009–13.
1982

Allison Mack

Age 36
Allison Mack is an American actress, known for her roles as Chloe Sullivan on the WB/CW series Smallville and as Amanda on the FX series Wilfred.


On This Day

Jul 222018
 

On This Day

22 July 2018


Births



1943

Ray Hiron

Age 75
Raymond Michael Charles "RayHiron is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Portsmouth and Reading and in non-league football for Fareham Town.

Hiron played 364 times for Portsmouth scoring 117 goals between 1964 – 1975
1972

Colin Ferguson

Age 46
Colin Ferguson is a Canadian born American actor, director and producer. He is known for playing Sheriff Jack Carter on the Syfy series Eureka and as Lewis on Then Came You.
1985

Blake Harrison

Age 33
Blake Harrison is an English actor. He played the role of Neil Sutherland in the BAFTA-winning E4 comedy The Inbetweeners.
1992

Selena Gomez

Age 26

    
Selena Marie Gomez  is an American singer and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends, she received wider recognition for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place, which aired for four seasons from 2007 until 2012.


On This Day   .   Selena Gomez

Jun 282018
 

On This Day

28 June  2018


Births



1926

Mel Brooks

Age 92
Mel Brooks (born Melvin Kaminsky) is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer. He is known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Brooks began his career as a comic and a writer for the early TV variety show Your Show of Shows. He created, with Buck Henry, the hit television comedy series Get Smart, which ran from 1965 to 1970.
1951

Lalla Ward

Age 67
Lalla Ward (born Sarah Jill Ward) is an English actress and author. She is known for her role as Romana in the BBC television series Doctor Who.
1965

Saul Davies

Age 53
Saul Davies is a British musician best known as a member of the rock band James. Davies is a multi-instrumentalist whose primary instruments are the violin, guitar and percussion.
1976

Camille Guaty

Age 42
Camille Guaty is an American film and television actress. She is known for her role as Daisy in Gotta Kick It Up! (2002), for playing Maricruz Delgado, Sucre's girlfriend, in Prison Break (2005–07) and as Walter O'Brien's sister, Megan, a recurring role on the CBS series Scorpion (2014–15).
1979

Felicia Day

Age 39
Kathryn Felicia Day is an American actress, singer, writer, and web series creator. She is best known as the creator, star, writer, and producer of the original web series The Guild (2007–2013), a show loosely based on her life as a gamer. She also wrote and starred in the Dragon Age web series Dragon Age: Redemption (2011). Day was a member of the board of directors of the International Academy of Web Television beginning December 2009 until the end of July 2012.
1986

Paul Jones

Age 32
Paul Jones is an English professional footballer who plays for Exeter City, on loan from Norwich City, as a goalkeeper.

Jones played 64 times for Portsmouth between 2014 – 2016
1991

Tom Naylor

Age 27
Thomas Keith Naylor is an English professional footballer who plays for Portsmouth.


On This Day

Jun 042018
 

On This Day

04 June 2018


Births



1964

Sean Pertwee

Age 54
Sean Carl Roland Pertwee is an English actor and voice actor. Pertwee attended Teddington School and Sunbury College. Pertwee has played Captain Fitzpatrick in the play Tom Jones, Sergeant Wells in Dog Soldiers, Pilot Smith in Event Horizon, Inspector Lestrade in CBS's Elementary and Alfred Pennyworth in Fox's Gotham. He is also the narrator of MasterChef: The Professionals and Wild Canada.
1968

Scott Wolf

Age 50
Scott Richard Wolf is an American actor. He is known for the television series Party of Five as Bailey Salinger, as Jake Hartman in Everwood and Chad Decker in V.
1971

James Callis

Age 47
James Nicholas Callis is an English actor. He is best known for playing Dr. Gaius Baltar in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica miniseries and television series, and Bridget Jones' best friend Tom in Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. He later reprised the role in 2016, in Bridget Jones's Baby. He joined the cast of the TV Series Eureka, on Syfy, in 2010. In 2017 he voiced the character Alucard on the Netflix series Castlevania, based on the video game of the same name.
1971

Noah Wyle

Age 47
Noah Strausser Speer Wyle is an American film, television, and theatre actor. He is known for his roles as Dr. John Carter in ER and as Tom Mason in Falling Skies. He has also played Steve Jobs in the docudrama Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999), Dr. Kenneth Monnitoff in Donnie Darko (2001), and Flynn Carsen in The Librarian franchise.
1991

Jordan Hinson

Age 27

    
Jordan Danielle Hinson is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Zoe Carter on the science fiction series Eureka.
1991

Kathryn Prescott

Age 27
Kathryn "Kat" Prescott is an English actress best known for playing Emily Fitch on the teen drama television series Skins and Carter Stevens in the 2014 MTV drama Finding Carter.
1998

Kaleem Haitham

Age 20
Kaleem Haitham is an English professional footballer.

Haitham played 1 time for Portsmouth in 2015


Deaths



2016

Nicky Jennings

(Born: 18 Jan 1946)

Died Aged 70
Nicholas Jennings was an English football player whose career ran from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s. Born in Wellington, Somerset he played nearly 100 league games for his first club Plymouth Argyle. A speedy winger, he moved to Portsmouth in January 1967 and was, in 1971, awarded the title of Pompey's Player of the Year. In all he made over 200 appearances for Pompey before moving to Exeter, making his final league appearance in 1978. Jennings also played the summer of 1973 in the NASL with the Dallas Tornado.

Jennings played 227 times for Portsmouth scoring 51 goals between 1967 – 1974


On This Day   .   Jordan Hinson

May 062018
 

On This Day

06 May 2018


Births



1947

Alan Dale

Age 71
Alan Hugh Dale is a New Zealand actor. As a child, Dale enjoyed theatre and rugby. After retiring from the sport, he took on a number of professions, before deciding to become a professional actor at age 27. With work limited in New Zealand, Dale moved to Australia, where he played Dr. John Forrest in The Young Doctors from 1979 to 1982. He later appeared as Jim Robinson in Neighbours, a part he played from 1985 until 1993. He left the series when he fell out with the producers over the pay he and the rest of the cast received.
1970

Kavan Smith

Age 48
Kavan Joel Smith is a Canadian actor known for playing Major Evan Lorne in Stargate Atlantis and Stargate SG-1, as Agent Jed Garrity in The 4400, and as Leland Coulter in When Calls the Heart.


On This Day

Apr 022018
 

On This Day

02 April 2018


Births



1962

Clark Gregg

Age 56
Robert Clark Gregg is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and voice actor. He is best known for the role of Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has appeared in Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., being the actor with the longest screen time in the MCU, he will also appear as the character in Captain Marvel (2019). He also voices the character on the animated television series Ultimate Spider-Man and in the video games Lego Marvel Super HeroesLego Marvel Avengers, and Marvel Heroes.
1966

Teddy Sheringham

Age 52
Edward Paul Sheringham MBE is an English football manager and former player. He last managed ATK in the Indian Super League.

Sheringham played 38 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 2003 – 2004
1968

Thomas Thogersen

Age 50
Thomas Thøgersen is a Danish former professional footballer, who most notably won three Danish football championships with Brøndby IF.

Thøgersen played 115 times for Portsmouth scoring 8 goals between 1998 – 2001
1972

Eyal Berkovic

Age 46
Eyal Berkovic is an Israeli former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He made 78 appearances for Israel, and is considered one of the nation's greatest ever players.

Berkovic played 28 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals in 2004
1978

Jaime Ray Newman

Age 40
Jaime Ray Newman is an American actress and singer. She is known for starring as Kristina Cassadine in the soap opera General Hospital, Mindy O'Dell in the drama series Veronica Mars, Kat Gardener in the fantasy series Eastwick, Tess Fontana in the science-fiction series Eureka, Kat Petrova in the drama-thriller series Red Widow, Sam Gordon in the comedy-drama series Mind Games, Allison Roth in the crime drama series Wicked City, and Sarah Lieberman in the Marvel series The Punisher.
1979

Lindy Booth

Age 39
Lindy Booth is a Canadian actress. She played Riley Grant on the Disney Channel series The Famous Jett Jackson (and Agent Hawk in the show-within-a-show Silverstone) and Claudia on Relic Hunter and A.J. Butterfield on the NBC series The Philanthropist. She then played Cassandra Cillian on the TNT series The Librarians (2014–18).
1987

Lee Holmes

Age 31
Lee Daniel Holmes is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Exeter City in League Two.

Holmes played 5 times for Portsmouth in 2014
1999

Sophie Reynolds

Age 19

 
Sophie Reynolds is an American actress most known for her role as Ashley Parker in Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything.


On This Day   .   Sophie Reynolds

Mar 242018
 

On This Day

24 March 2018


Births



1970

Sharon Corr

Age 48
Sharon Helga Corr MBE is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea.

She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.
1971

Megyn Price

Age 47
Megyn Price is an American actress, best known for her roles on television as Claudia Finnerty in the FOX Network/WB sitcom Grounded for Life (2001–05), Audrey Bingham on the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement (2007–13), and Mary Roth on the Netflix sitcom The Ranch (2016–present).
1973

Jim Parsons

Age 45
James Joseph "Jim" Parsons is an American actor. He is known for playing Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory. He has received several awards for his performance, including four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy.
1974

Alyson Hannigan

Age 44
Alyson Lee Hannigan is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Willow Rosenberg on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003), Lily Aldrin on the sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014), and Michelle Flaherty in the American Pie film series (1999–2012).
1976

Aliou Cissé

Age 42
Aliou Cissé is a Senegalese football coach and former player. He has previously played for English Premier League club Birmingham City and later Portsmouth. Cisse was a defensive midfielder who has, on occasion, played at center back.

Cissé played 28 times for Portsmouth between 2004 – 2006
1978

Amir Arison

Age 40
Amir Arison is an American film, television, and theatre actor, perhaps best known for his role as Special Agent Aram Mojtabai in NBC's The Blacklist.
1981

Neil Grayston

Age 37
Neil Gordon Grayston is a Canadian actor.

He won a 2006 Leo Award (Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series) for his performance in the Godiva's episode "The Bigger Man". Neil played Douglas Fargo in Eureka, a Syfy network series that began broadcasting in 2006.


On This Day

Feb 262018
 

On This Day

26 February 2018


Births



1957

Alan Biley

Age 61
Alan Paul Biley is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Brighton & Hove AlbionCambridge UnitedDerby CountyEvertonPortsmouth and Stoke City.

Biley played 121 times for Portsmouth scoring 58 goals between 1982 – 1985
1963

Chase Masterson

Age 55
Chase Masterson (born Christianne Carafano) is an American actress and singer.
1968

Ed Quinn

Age 50
Arthur Edward "EdQuinn is an American model, musician, and actor who has appeared in several film and television roles, including One Day at a TimeTwo Broke GirlsEurekaYoung Americansand True Blood.
1970

Fitzroy Simpson

Age 48
Fitzroy Simpson is an English-born Jamaican former professional footballer who played as a midfielder and left back from 1988 to 2008.

Simpson played 169 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 1995 – 1999
1971

Ceri Hughes

Age 47
Ceri Hughes is a Welsh former footballer who played as a midfielder. His clubs included Luton Town, for which he played for 8 years, Wimbledon, Portsmouth (where he scored on his debut against Stockport County) and, lastly, Cardiff City where he made no first team appearances. He won 8 caps for the Welsh national team, without scoring.

Hughes played 38 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2000 – 2001
1973

Erinn Bartlett

Age 45
Erinn Anne Bartlett is an American actress who also competed in the Miss Teen USA pageant.
1979

Pedro Mendes

Age 39
Pedro Miguel da Silva Mendes is a Portuguese former footballer who played as a midfielder. Starting his career with home town club Vitória de Guimarães, Mendes won the UEFA Champions League with Porto in the 2003–04 season. He then moved to the Premier League, with Tottenham Hotspur in 2004, where he famously scored a 50-yard goal against Manchester United that was disallowed. He then moved to his second English club, Portsmouth, before a stint at Scottish Premier League side Rangers.

Mendes played 68 times for Portsmouth scoring 5 goals between 2006 – 2008
1986

Teresa Palmer

Age 32

  
Teresa Mary Palmer is an Australian actress, writer, and model, best known for her roles in Warm BodiesLights Out and Hacksaw Ridge. She starred in, co-wrote and co-produced The Ever Afterwith her husband, Mark Webber.


On This Day 

Teresa Palmer

Alan Biley   .   Fitzroy Simpson   .   Ceri Hughes   .   Pedro Mendes