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|Edward Woodward1930 - 2009Died Aged 79
||Cleavon Little1939 - 1992Died Aged 53
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|Kenneth Williams1926Died Aged 62
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|Kenny Everett1944Died : 4 Apr 1995Aged 50||Kenny Everett was a British comedian, best known as a radio disc jockey.
Everett’s first broadcasting job was on Radio London, one of the earliest pirate stations. Here he teamed up with Dave Cash for the popular Kenny & Cash Show. After a spell at Radio Luxemburg, he joined BBC Radio 1, where he developed his trademark voices and surreal characters, which he later adapted for TV. But he was sacked after making provocative remarks about a government minister’s wife, as well as coming into conflict with the Musicians’ Union. When commercial radio stations became licensed in the UK, Everett joined Capital Radio, teaming up again with Dave Cash, and producing the ground-breaking World's Worst Record Show.
|CCH Pounder1952Age 66||CCH Pounder is a Guyanese American actress who has appeared in numerous plays, films, made-for-television films and television miniseries and has made guest appearances on notable television shows. From 1994 to 1997, she played Dr. Angela Hicks in the medical drama ER. From 2002 to 2008, she starred as Detective Claudette Wyms in the FX police drama The Shield. In 2009, she appeared as Mo'at in James Cameron's film Avatar. She starred in recurring roles as Mrs. Irene Frederic on the series Warehouse 13 and DA Thyne Patterson on the FX series Sons of Anarchy. Currently, she portrays medical examiner Dr. Loretta Wade on NCIS: New Orleans.|
|Chris Kamara1957Age 61||Chris Kamara is an English former professional footballer and football manager who now works as a presenter and football analyst at Sky Sports. As a player, he was known as a tough-tackling midfielder. He joined the Royal Navy at the age of 16, before being signed up to Portsmouth in November 1974. He spent three years at the club before being sold on to Swindon Town for £14,000. He returned to Portsmouth in 1981 for a £50,000 fee, but was traded to Brentford in October 1981. He spent four years with the "Bees" before leaving the club after picking up a runners-up medal in the Football League Trophy in 1985.
He played 84 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 1975 – 1981.
|Dido1971Age 47||Dido is an English singer and songwriter. Dido attained international success with her debut album No Angel (1999). It sold over 21 million copies worldwide, and won her several awards, including two Brit Awards for Best British Female and Best Album, the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, and two NRJ Awards for Best New Act and Best Album. Her next album, Life for Rent (2003), continued her success with the hit singles "White Flag" and "Life for Rent". In 2004 Dido performed with other British and Irish artists in the Band Aid 20 version of the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?".|
|Georgia Moffett1984Age 34||Georgia Moffett is an English actress. She played Detective Inspector Samantha Nixon's daughter Abigail in The Bill. She played The Doctor's clone daughter Jenny in the Doctor Who episode "The Doctor's Daughter" and Lady Vivian in the show Merlin.|