Famous Births and Deaths on this day in history
1959 – Charlie Burchill
Charles “Charlie” Burchill is a Scottish musician and composer, best known as the guitarist of Simple Minds. He was one of the founders of the group.
1969 – Mark Kelly
Mark Kelly is a former professional footballer who played for Portsmouth and also won four caps for the Republic of Ireland.
Kelly played 56 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 1988 – 1990
1981 – Matt Taylor
Matthew Simon Taylor is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for League Two club Swindon Town. He has previously played for Luton Town, Portsmouth, Bolton Wanderers, West Ham United, Burnley and Northampton Town.
Taylor played 203 times for Portsmouth scoring 29 goals between 2002 – 2008
1985 – Alison Pill
Alison Pill is a Canadian actress. A former child actress, Pill began her career at age twelve, appearing in numerous films and television series. She transitioned to adult roles and her breakthrough came with the television series The Book of Daniel (2006). That same year, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2006).
Pill had prominent roles in the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004), Plain Truth (2004), Milk (2008), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Midnight in Paris (2011), Zoom (2015), the television series In Treatment (2009), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), The Newsroom (2012–14) and American Horror Story: Cult (2017).
2013 – Lewis Collins
Born: 27 May 1946
Lewis Collins was an English film and theatre actor. His career defining role was playing the character of Bodie in the late 1970s – early 1980s British television series The Professionals.
Died Aged 67