Feb 262018

On This Day




1957 – Alan Biley

Alan Paul Biley is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Brighton & Hove Albion, Cambridge United, Derby County, Everton, Portsmouth and Stoke City.

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

Age 61

1963 – Chase Masterson

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

Age 55

1968 – Ed Quinn

Arthur Edward “Ed” Quinn is an American model, musician, and actor who has appeared in several film and television roles, including Two Broke Girls, Eureka, Young Americans and True Blood.

Age 50

1970 – Fitzroy Simpson

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

Simpson notably played in the Premier League for Manchester City, Scottish Premier League for Hearts and the Irish IFA Premiership for Linfield. He also played in the Football League for Swindon Town, Bristol City, Portsmouth and Walsall before ending his career in non-league football with Telford United, Havant & Waterlooville and Eastleigh.

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

Age 48

1971 – Ceri Hughes

Ceri Hughes is a former Welsh football midfielder. His clubs included Luton Town, for which he played for 8 years, Wimbledon (where he scored once against Barnsley), 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

Age 47

1973 – Erinn Bartlett

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

Age 45

1979 – Pedro Mendes

Pedro Miguel da Silva Mendes is a Portuguese former footballer who played as a midfielder. Currently working as a football agent.

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, initially 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 was capped twelve times by the Portugal national team and was a member of their squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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

Age 39

1986 – Teresa Palmer


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

Age 32

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1963 – Christopher Heyerdahl

Christopher Heyerdahl is a Canadian actor, best known for portraying the “Swede” in Hell on Wheels.

Age 54

1974 – Sol Campbell

Sulzeer Jeremiah “Sol” Campbell is a former England international footballer. A central defender, he had a 20-year career playing in the Premier League and an 11-year international career.

Age 43

1977 – Barrett Foa

Barrett Foa is an American actor, known for his role as Eric Beale on the CBS series NCIS: Los Angeles.

Age 40

1979 – Alison Lohman

Alison Marion Lohman is an American actress. She starred as Astrid in White Oleander (2002), and has appeared in Matchstick Men (2003), Where the Truth Lies (2005), The Big White (2005), Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (2005), Flicka (2006), and her most notable role as Christine Brown in Sam Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell (2009); as well as smaller parts in Big Fish (2003), Beowulf (2007), and Gamer (2009). She has also been on television shows such as Tucker and Pasadena.

Age 38

1989 – James Dunne

James William Dunne is an English professional footballer who plays for Swindon Town as a midfielder.

Age 28

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