Category Archives: Comedy

#640 Camilla Dallerup / Gina Yashere – 6 April 1974

Camilla Dallerup Camilla Dallerup (born 6 April 1974) is a British-based Danish ballroom dancer, dance teacher and model. She is probably best known for her appearances on the BBC’s celebrity dance competition, Strictly Come Dancing. Born in Aalborg, Denmark. Gina … Continue reading

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#630 Chevy Chase / R. L. Stine – 8 October 1943

Chevy Chase Cornelius Crane “Chevy” Chase (born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, writer, television actor and film actor. He began acting with National Lampoon. He quickly became a key cast member in the inaugural season of Saturday Night … Continue reading

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#624 Jo Brand / Kate Buffery / Quentin Willson – 23 July 1957

Jo Brand Josephine Grace “Jo” Brand (born 23 July 1957) is a BAFTA-winning English comedienne, writer, and actress. Commencing her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene, she went on to appear on The Brain Drain, Channel 4’s Jo Brand Through the Cakehole, Getting On and … Continue reading

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#618 Sofía Vergara / Peter Serafinowicz – 10 July 1972

Sofía Vergara Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara (born July 10, 1972) (@SofiaVergara) is a Colombian actress, comedian, television hostess, and model. Vergara had been widely known for co-hosting two television shows for Spanish-language television network Univisión in the late 1990s. Vergara currently stars on the TV series Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she … Continue reading

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#612 Melanie Brown / Sarah Millican – 29 May 1975

Melanie Brown Melanie Janine Brown (born 29 May 1975) (@OfficialMelB) is a British R&B and pop recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress, author, television presenter and model. Brown rose to fame as a member of the Brit-pop girl group the Spice Girls, in which she … Continue reading

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#592 Graham Norton / Jane McDonald – 4 April 1963

Graham Norton Graham William Walker, known by his stage name Graham Norton (born 4 April 1963), is an Irish comic presenter. Based in the United Kingdom, he is the host of comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show. He also presents on BBC Radio 2 and is theBBC television commentator of … Continue reading

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#589 Ben Bernanke / Jim Davidson – 13 December 1953

Ben Bernanke Ben Shalom Bernanke (born December 13, 1953) is an American economist and currently chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. Jim Davidson James Cameron “Jim” Davidson OBE (13 December 1953) is an English comedian. Despite early recognition and winning many awards throughout his … Continue reading

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#566 Les Dawson / Glynn Edwards – 2 February 1931

Les Dawson Leslie “Les” Dawson (2 February 1931 – 10 June 1993) was a popular English comedian remembered for his deadpan style, curmudgeonly persona and jokes about his mother-in-law and wife. Dawson starred in a radio sketch show Listen to Les, which was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in the 1970s … Continue reading

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#558 Charlie Drake / Chris Hayward / Robert Fyfe – 19 June 1925

Charlie Drake Charlie Drake (19 June 1925 – 23 December 2006) was an English comedian, actor, writer and singer. He was a popular comedian with children in his early years, becoming nationally-known for his “Hello, my darlings” catchphrase. He is particularly remembered for the TV series The Worker and … Continue reading

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#557 Jack Douglas / Derek Waring – 26 April 1927

Jack Douglas Jack Douglas, born John Roberton (26 April 1927 – 18 December 2008) was an English actor most famous for his roles in the Carry On films. He worked with Des O’Connor for several years and in the theatre, developing a nervous character “Alf Ippititimus”, notable for his “phwaay!” catchphrase … Continue reading

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#549 John Barry / Jeremy Brett / Michael Dukakis / Ken Berry – 03 November 1933

John Barry John Barry Prendergast, OBE (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English conductor and composer of film music. He is best known for composing the soundtracks for 12 of the James Bond films between 1962 and 1987. He wrote the scores to the award … Continue reading

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#547 Judy Garland / Bill Kerr – 10 June 1922

Judy Garland Judy Garland (June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer and vaudevillian. Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years and for her renowned contralto voice, she attained international stardom as an actress in musical and … Continue reading

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#518 Graham Chapman / Boris Vallejo – 08 January 1941

Graham Chapman Graham Arthur Chapman (8 January 1941 – 4 October 1989) was a British comedian, physician, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Boris Vallejo Boris Vallejo (born January 8, 1941) is a Peruvian-born American painter. He immigrated to … Continue reading

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#500 Ardal O’Hanlon / Camille Coduri – 8 October 1965

Ardal O’Hanlon Ardal O’Hanlon (born 8 October 1965) is an Irish comedian and actor, best known for his roles in television sitcoms as Father Dougal McGuire in Father Ted and George Sunday in My Hero. Camille Coduri Camille Coduri (born … Continue reading

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#492 Johnny Vegas / Richard Ashcroft – 11 September 1971

Johnny Vegas Johnny Vegas (born Michael Joseph Pennington on 11 September 1971) is an English actor and comedian. He is known for his angry rants, portly figure, high husky voice and support of St Helens rugby league club. More recently he has made a successful move into dramatic … Continue reading

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#490 Mark Webber / Sarah Chalke – 27 August 1976

Mark Webber Mark Alan Webber (born 27 August 1976) is an Australian Formula One driver. Webber made his Formula One debut in 2002, scoring Minardi’s first points in three years. His first F1 win was with Red Bull Racing in the 2009 German Grand Prix. By the end of 2009, Webber … Continue reading

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#464 Neville Marriner / Rikki Fulton – 15 April 1924

Neville Marriner Sir Neville Marriner (born 15 April 1924) is an English conductor and violinist. Marriner was the first music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, from 1969 to 1978. From 1979 to 1986, he was music director of … Continue reading

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#438 Alan Freed / Bob Todd – 15 December 1921

Alan Freed Albert James “Alan” Freed (December 15, 1921 – January 20, 1965), also known as Moondog, was an American disc-jockey. He became internationally known for promoting African-American rhythm and blues music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of rock and … Continue reading

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#430 Clive Anderson / Susan Dey – 10 December 1952

Clive Anderson Clive Anderson (born 10 December 1952) is a British former barrister, best known for being a comedy writer as well as a radio and television presenter in the United Kingdom. Winner of a British Comedy Award in 1991, Anderson began his success during his … Continue reading

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#426 Stan Boardman / Walter Kershaw – 07 December 1940

Stan Boardman Stan Boardman (born 7 December 1940) is an English comedian. He came to fame in the 1970s, breaking into television on Opportunity Knocks and The Comedians. Walter Kershaw Walter Kershaw, born 7 December 1940, Rochdale, is an artist in oils and watercolours … Continue reading

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