Apr 032018
 

On This Day

03 April 2018


Births



1937

William Gaunt

Age 81
William Charles Anthony "Bill" Gaunt is an English actor.

After minor roles in 1960s series such as Z-Cars and The Avengers, and the Edgar Wallace Mysteries movies The Sinister Man (1961) and Solo for Sparrow (1962), he gained a role as the super-powered secret agent Richard Barrett in the 1968 British espionage/science fiction series The Champions. He had also appeared in a recurring role in Sergeant Cork following policemen in Victorian London.
1973

Jamie Bamber

Age 45
Jamie St John Bamber Griffith is an English actor, known for his roles as Lee Adama in Battlestar Galactica and Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin in the ITV series Law & Order: UK. He also had a supporting role in the Hornblower series and was a regular on the British series Ultimate Force and Peak Practice. In 2013, Bamber starred in the TNT medical drama Monday Mornings, and in 2014, in the Sky 1 drama The Smoke.
1986

Amanda Bynes

Age 32
Amanda Laura Bynes is an American actress and fashion designer. After appearing in commercials and in plays, Bynes rose to prominence as a child star in the late 1990s and early 2000s on the Nickelodeon series All That and The Amanda Show. From 2002 to 2006, she starred in the sitcom What I Like About You on The WB. She has also starred in several films, including What a Girl Wants (2003), She's the Man(2006), Hairspray (2007), Sydney White (2007), and Easy A (2010). Bynes announced an indefinite hiatus from acting in 2010 as she struggled with personal problems. Seven years later she announced her intention to return to television acting having sorted out her difficulties. She is scheduled to return sometime in 2018.


On This Day

Mar 092018
 

On This Day

09 March 2018


Births



1946

Alexandra Bastedo

(Died: 12 Jan 2014)

Aged 67
Alexandra Lendon Bastedo was a British actress, best known for her role as secret agent Sharron Macready in the 1968 British espionage/science fiction adventure series The Champions. She has been cited as a sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s. Bastedo was a vegetarian and animal welfare advocate.
1972

Kerr Smith

Age 46
Kerr Van Cleve Smith is an American actor known for playing Jack McPhee on The WB drama series Dawson's Creek, Kyle Brody in The WB supernatural drama Charmed and more recently Axel Palmer in My Bloody Valentine 3D. He is also known for portraying Carter Horton in Final Destination (2000).
1977

Katherine Parkinson

Age 41
Katherine Jane Parkinson is an English actress. She has appeared in several comedy series, including as Jen Barber in Channel 4's The IT Crowd, for which she received a British Comedy Best TV Actress Award in 2009 and a BAFTA TV Award in 2014 (having received a nomination in 2011).


On This Day

Jan 122018
 

On This Day

12 January 2018


Births



1962

Noel Blake

Age 56
Noel Lloyd George Blake is a retired footballer and current coach. He was formerly the head coach of the England national under-19 football team. He played in the Football League for Aston VillaShrewsbury TownBirmingham CityPortsmouthLeeds UnitedStoke CityBradford City and Exeter City, and in the Scottish Football League for Dundee.

Blake played 173 times for Portsmouth scoring 13 goals between 1984 – 1988
1969

Robert Prosinecki

Age 49
Robert Prosinečki is a Croatian football manager and former football midfielder, working as a manager of Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. He is one of the few footballers to have played for both the Spanish rival clubs Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.

Prosinecki played 35 times for Portsmouth scoring 9 goals between 2001 – 2002
1974

Ivica Mornar

Age 44
Ivica Mornar is a retired Croatian footballer.

Mornar played 12 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2004 – 2005
1991

Pixie Lott

Age 27
Victoria Louise "PixieLott is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. Her debut single, "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)", was released in June 2009 and went straight to number one in the UK Singles Chart. Her second single, "Boys and Girls", also topped the UK Singles Chart in September 2009.
1993

Craig MacGillivray

Age 25
Craig MacGillivray is an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for League One side Shrewsbury Town. In 2018, MacGillivray became a Portsmouth Football Club player on a two-year deal.


Deaths



2014

Alexandra Bastedo

(Born: 09 Mar 1946)

Died Aged 67
Alexandra Lendon Bastedo was a British actress, best known for her role as secret agent Sharron Macready in the 1968 British espionage/science fiction adventure series The Champions. She has been cited as a sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s. Bastedo was a vegetarian and animal welfare advocate.


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