May 192018
 

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Births



1939

James Fox

Age 79
William Fox, known professionally as James Fox, is an English actor, from a well-known acting family. He appeared in several notable films of the 1960s and early 1970s, including The ServantThoroughly Modern Millie and Performance, before quitting the screen for several years to be an evangelical Christian. He has since appeared in a wide range of film and TV productions.
1946

Roger Sloman

Age 72
Roger Sloman is an English actor. He grew up and was educated in South East London. He trained to be a teacher and then went to East 15 acting school between 1967 – 1970.
1956

Martyn Ware

Age 62
Martyn Ware (born 19 May 1956) is an English musician, composer, arranger, record producer, and music programmer. As a founding member of both The Human League and Heaven 17, Ware was partly responsible for hit songs such as "Being Boiled" and "Temptation".
1987

Jayne Wisener

Age 31
Jayne Wisener is an actress and singer from Northern Ireland. She is best known for her role as Johanna in the American film Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. She also guest starred in the role of Lauren Harris on The Inbetweeners.
1992

Eleanor Tomlinson

Age 26
Eleanor May Tomlinson is an English actress, known for her roles as Princess Isabelle in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Isabel Neville in The White Queen, and Demelza Poldark in Poldark.


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Births



1958

Glenn Gregory

Age 60
Glenn Peter Gregory is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose music career spans more than 30 years. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as co-founder and lead singer of the new wave and synthpop band Heaven 17, which released six singles that entered the Top 40 charts in the United Kingdom during the 1980s, and 1990s, including "Temptation", "Come Live with Me", "Crushed by the Wheels of Industry", "Sunset Now", "This Is Mine", and "(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang"
1964

Rebecca Front

Age 54
Rebecca Louise Front is an English actress, writer, comedian and singer. She won the 2010 BAFTA TV Award for Best Female Comedy Performance for The Thick of It (2009–12). She is also known for her work in numerous other British comedies, including the radio show On The Hour (1992), The Day Today (1994), Knowing Me, Knowing You… with Alan Partridge (1994), Time Gentlemen Please (2000–02), sketch show Big Train (2002), and Nighty Night (2004–05).
1969

David Boreanaz

Age 49
David Boreanaz is an American actor, television producer, and director, known for playing the roles of vampire-turned-private investigator Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999–2004), FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth on the television crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones (2005–2017) and Jason Hayes in the military drama series SEAL Team.
1969

Yannick Bisson

Age 49
Yannick D. Bisson is a Canadian film and television actor and director best known to international audiences for playing Detective William Murdoch on the series Murdoch Mysteries.
1982

Tiya Sircar

Age 36
Tiya Sircar is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in The Internship17 AgainStar Wars Rebels, and The Good Place.


Deaths



2011

Edward Hardwicke

(Born: 07 Aug 1932)

Died Aged 78
Edward Cedric Hardwicke was an English actor, who had a distinguished career on the stage, as well as being known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the Granada TV series Sherlock Holmes.


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