Mar 102018
 

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10 March 2018


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1956

Robert Llewellyn

Age 62
Robert Llewellyn is a British actor, comedian and writer best known as the mechanoid Kryten in the hit TV sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf and as a presenter of the TV engineering gameshow Scrapheap Challenge. Llewellyn is a leading authority and recognisable figure worldwide for his knowledge and opinion on emerging transport and the future of energy in the renewable sector through his series Fully Charged.
1968

Pavel Srnicek

(Died: 29 Dec 2015)

Aged 47
Pavel Srníček was a Czech professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper from 1990 to 2007, mainly for Newcastle United. In addition, he represented Sheffield WednesdayPortsmouth and West Ham United in England, and also played in Italy for Brescia and Cosenza, in Portugal for Beira-Mar, and in his native country for Banik Ostrava. After retiring, he worked as a goalkeeping coach for his own private school and for Sparta Prague.

Srnicek played 4 times for Portsmouth between 2003 – 2004
1979

Danny Pudi

Age 39
Daniel Mark Pudi is an American actor and comedian, who is best known for his role as Abed Nadir on the NBC/Yahoo! comedy series Community.
1985

Lassana Diarra

Age 33
Lassana Diarra, nicknamed Lass, is a French footballer who currently plays for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain. His predominant position is defensive midfielder but he can also play in a more advanced role and has played at right back, which he occasionally has done for the France national football team. Diarra has, in his club footballing career, featured for ChelseaArsenalPortsmouth and Real Madrid. The Frenchman has also played for Russian clubs Anzhi Makhachkala and Lokomotiv Moscow.

Diarra played 32 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals in 2008


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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).


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Mar 082018
 

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08 March 2018


Births



1958

Gary Numan

Age 60
Gary Anthony James Webb, known professionally as Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician and record producer. He first entered the music industry as lead singer of the new wave band Tubeway Army. After releasing two albums with the band, Numan released his debut solo album The Pleasure Principle in 1979. With number-one singles "Are 'Friends' Electric?" and "Cars", Numan achieved his peak of mainstream popularity in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but maintains a cult following. His signature sound consists of heavy synthesiser hooks fed through guitar effects pedals, and he is considered a pioneer of commercial electronic music.
1959

Aidan Quinn

Age 59
Aidan Quinn is an Irish-American actor, who made his film debut in Reckless (1984). He has starred in over 40 feature films, including Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), The Mission (1986), Stakeout(1987), Avalon (1990), Benny & Joon (1993), Legends of the Fall (1994), Frankenstein (1994), Blink (1994), Michael Collins (1996), Practical Magic (1998), Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), and Unknown (2011). Quinn has received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his work in An Early Frost (1985) and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007). He currently plays Captain Thomas "Tommy" Gregson in the CBS television series Elementary.
1971

Kit Symons

Age 47
Christopher Jeremiah "Kit" Symons is a professional association football manager and former Welsh international footballer. As a professional player, he had lengthy spells at Portsmouth, Manchester City and Fulham as well as earning 36 caps for the Wales national football team. His last role was the assistant manager of Sunderland.

Symons played 204 times for Portsmouth scoring 11 goals between 1988 – 1995
1976

Freddie Prinze Jr.

Age 42
Freddie James Prinze Jr. is an American actor. He has starred in films such as I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), She's All That(1999), Summer Catch (2001), Scooby-Doo (2002), and its sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004). Prinze has also had recurring and starring roles in television shows, including Friends (2002), Boston Legal(2004), Freddie (2005–06) and 24 (2010). He was also the voice of Kanan Jarrus in the Disney XD series Star Wars Rebels.
1977

James Van Der Beek

Age 41
James David Van Der Beek is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson's Creek. He played a fictionalized version of himself on the cult ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B—- in Apartment 23, and, most recently, starred in CSI: Cyber as FBI Special Agent Elijah Mundo. His film roles include Varsity Blues (1999) and The Rules of Attraction (2002).
1987

Milana Vayntrub

Age 31
Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub is an Uzbekistan-born American actress and comedian. She plays the character Lily Adams in a series of AT&T television commercials. Vayntrub has appeared in short films and in the web series Let's Talk About Something More Interesting, co-starring Stevie Nelson. She starred in the Yahoo! Screen series Other Space.
2001

Joe Hancott

Age 17
Joe Hancott is an English footballer who plays for Portsmouth as a defender.


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Mar 072018
 

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07 March 2018


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1958

Rik Mayall

(Died: 09 Jun 2014)

Aged 56
Richard Michael "RikMayall was an English comedian, actor and writer. Mayall formed a close partnership with Ade Edmondson while they were students at Manchester University, and became a pioneer of alternative comedy in the 1980s. Mayall starred in numerous cult classic sitcoms throughout his career, including The Young OnesThe Comic Strip Presents…BlackadderFilthy Rich & CatflapThe New Statesman, and Bottom. Mayall also starred in the comedy films Drop Dead Fred and Guest House Paradiso, and won a Primetime Emmy Award for his voice-over work in The Willows in Winter.
1970

Rachel Weisz

Age 48
Rachel Hannah Weisz OBE is an English actress. She began her acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in Inspector MorseScarlet and Black, and Advocates II. She made her film debut in Death Machine (1994). Her first Hollywood appearance was in Chain Reaction (1996), opposite Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman.
1975

T. J. Thyne

Age 43
Thomas Joseph "T.J." Thyne is an American actor, best known for his role on Bones as Dr. Jack Hodgins, an entomologist.
1995

Haley Lu Richardson

Age 23
Haley Lu Richardson is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of Krista in The Edge of Seventeen and Claire Benoit in Split.


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2000

Charles Gray

(Born: 29 Aug 1928)

Died Aged 71
Charles Gray was an English actor who was well known for roles including the arch-villain Blofeld in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, Dikko Henderson in a previous Bond film You Only Live TwiceSherlock Holmes's brother Mycroft Holmes in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and as the Criminologist in The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975.


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Mar 062018
 

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06 March 2018


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1917

Frankie Howerd

(Died: 19 Apr 1992)

Age 75
Francis Alick "Frankie" HowerdOBE was an English comedian and comic actor whose career, described by fellow comedian Barry Cryer as "a series of comebacks", spanned six decades.
1965

John Kerr

Age 53
John Kerr Jr. is an American retired soccer midfielder who played professionally in the United States, Canada, England, France and Northern Ireland during a much travelled and varied playing career. He is currently head coach of the Duke University men's soccer team. Kerr was named the 1986 Hermann Award winner as the top collegiate player of the year. He also earned sixteen caps, scoring two goals, with the U.S. national team.

Kerr played 6 times for Portsmouth between 1987 – 1988
1966

Alan Davies

Age 52
Alan Roger Davies is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor. He has played the title role in the BBC mystery drama series Jonathan Creek since 1997. He has been a permanent panellist on the BBC panel show QI since 2003.
1989

Amy Okuda

Age 29
Amy Kei Okuda is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Tinkerballa in the web series The Guild (2007–2013).
1998

Connor Ronan

Age 20
Connor Patrick Ronan is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Wolverhampton Wanderers. He was born in England, but represents Republic of Ireland at international youth level.

Ronan played 16 times for Portsmouth in 2018


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Mar 052018
 

Mary Elizabeth Winstead

 

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead (born November 28, 1984) is an American actress and singer. Her first significant role was that of Jessica Bennett on the NBC soap opera Passions (1999–2000) and she went on to appear in television series such as Tru Calling (2004) and the superhero comedy film Sky High (2005). Often hailed as a "scream queen", Winstead has frequently starred in the horror genre, with notable roles in Final Destination 3(2006), Black Christmas (2006), Death Proof (2007), The Thing (2011), Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012), and 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016).

Further success came with her roles as Lucy McClane, John McClane's daughter, in Live Free or Die Hard (2007) & A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) and Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010). Her critically acclaimed performance as an alcoholic struggling with sobriety in the Sundance drama Smashed (2012) marked the first of a line of roles in other well-received independent films, including The Beauty Inside (2012), The Spectacular Now (2013), Faults (2014), Alex of Venice (2014), Swiss Army Man (2016), and All About Nina (2018). She returned to television with roles in The Returned (2015), BrainDead (2016), Mercy Street (2016–17), and the third season of Fargo (2017).

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Mar 052018
 

Angourie Rice


     


Angourie Rice (born 2001) is an Australian film actress known for her lead roles in These Final Hours and The Nice Guys..

Rice lives in Melbourne, with her parents Jeremy Rice, a director, and Kate Rice, a writer. She also lived in Perth for five years and in Munich, Germany for one year before moving back to Melbourne.


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05 March 2018


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1936

Dean Stockwell

Age 82
Robert Dean Stockwell is an American actor of film and television, with a career spanning over 70 years. As a child actor under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he first came to the public's attention in films such as Anchors Aweigh (1945), The Green Years (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947), and Kim (1950). His television roles include playing Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci in Quantum Leap (1989–1993) and Brother Cavil in the Sci Fi Channel revival of Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
1974

Matt Lucas

Age 44
Matthew Richard Lucas is an English comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain, as well as for his portrayals of the scorekeeping baby Georgie Dawes in the comedy panel game Shooting Stars, both Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee in Alice in Wonderland and its sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass, and Nardole in the tenth series of long-running British sci-fi drama Doctor Who.
1975

Jolene Blalock

Age 43
Jolene Blalock is an American actress and model, best known for playing the Vulcan first officer T'Pol on the UPN science-fiction series Star Trek: Enterprise. She has also guest-starred on television series and films and has appeared in several feature films.
1979

Riki Lindhome

Age 39
Erika "RikiLindhome is an American actress, comedian, and musician. She is best known for roles in television shows including Garfunkel and OatesGilmore GirlsHouseThe Big Bang Theory, and United States of Tara, and for the comedy music duo Garfunkel and Oates, which she formed with Kate Micucci. She also hosts the Nerdist podcast Making It. She currently stars alongside Natasha Leggero in the Comedy Central series Another Period.
1980

Jessica Boehrs

Age 38
Jessica Boehrs is a German singer and actress. Boehrs started her singing career in 1996 in the band, JessVaness, and produced vocals for a Hands Up project Novaspace, which performed a few Top-10 hit-singles including "Time After Time", "Guardian Angel", and "Beds Are Burning". She also appeared in EuroTrip (2004) as Mieke, the object of Scott Thomas's European vacation quest. While Boehrs was with Novaspace, she sang on the albums Supernova and Cubes.


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Mar 042018
 

Mackenzie Foy


     


Mackenzie Christine Foy (born November 10, 2000) is an American model and actress. She is known for appearing as Renesmee Cullen in the 2012 film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, which earned her a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Supporting Young Actress in a Feature Film, and for her role as the young Murphy in the 2014 space epic Interstellar, for which she received critical acclaim, a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, and several other awards nominations.


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Mar 042018
 

Chloe East


     


Chloe East (born 16 February 2001) is an American actress and dancer. She stars in the 2017 ABC television series Kevin (Probably) Saves the World.

East began modeling at age 9, and at 11 she start acting in the HBO television series True Blood. Other credits include Jessica Darling in the film adaption of Jessica Darling’s IT List, Val on Disney Channel series Liv and Maddie, and Willow Pierce on Audience Network series Ice.


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04 March 2018


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1954

Gary Stanley

Age 64
Gary Stanley is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder in the Football League for ChelseaEvertonSwansea CityPortsmouth and Bristol City. He also played in the North American Soccer League with Fort Lauderdale Strikers and in the Major Indoor Soccer League with Wichita Wings.

Stanley played 57 times for Portsmouth scoring 4 goals between 1984 – 1986
1991

Stuart O'Keefe

Age 27
Stuart Antony Alan O'Keefe is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Cardiff City.

O'Keefe played 26 times for Portsmouth scoring 2 goals between 2017 – 2018


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1994

John Candy

(Born: 31 Oct 1950)

Died Aged 43
John Franklin Candy was a Canadian comedian and actor known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its related Second City Television series, and through his appearances in such comedy films as StripesSplashCool RunningsSummer RentalHome AloneThe Great OutdoorsSpaceballs, and Uncle Buck, as well as more dramatic roles in Only the Lonely and JFK. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the loquacious, shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles.


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Mar 032018
 

Amy Acker



Amy Louise Acker (born December 5, 1976) is an American actress. She is best known for starring as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel (2001–2004), as Kelly Peyton on the action drama series Alias (2005–2006), and as Root on the science-fiction drama series Person of Interest (2012–2016). As of 2017, she stars as Caitlin Strucker on the superhero drama series The Gifted, based on Marvel Comics' X-Men.


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