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#650 Emily Watson / Nicki Chapman / Saskia Wickham – 14 January 1967

Emily Watson Emily Margaret Watson, OBE (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress who gave an acclaimed debut film performance in Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee and four-time BAFTA Award nominee. Her … Continue reading

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#609 Kelly Clarkson / Laura Hamilton – 24 April 1982

Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) (@kelly_clarkson) is an American pop rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the first season of American Idol in 2002, and was the runner-up of World Idol the following year. Clarkson has sold … Continue reading

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#604 Nicholas Parsons / Murray Walker – 10 October 1923

Nicholas Parsons Christopher Nicholas Parsons OBE (born 10 October 1923, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England) is a British radio and television presenter, comedy performer and actor. His long career on television and radio have made him a household name. Best known today for his long-standing position as host of the comedy radio game show Just A … Continue reading

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#600 Greta Scacchi / Tony Anselmo / Carol McGiffin – 18 February 1960

Greta Scacchi Greta Scacchi (born 18 February 1960) is an Italian-Australian actor. She studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, with Miranda Richardson and Amanda Redman. She has appeared in films such as Heat and Dust (1983), The Ebony Tower (1984), The Coca Cola Kid (1985), White Mischief (1987), Presumed Innocent (1990) and The Player (1992). In 1996, she … Continue reading

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#581 Simon Mayo / Penny Smith – 21 September 1958

Simon Mayo Simon Mayo (born 21 September 1958, Southgate, London) is an English radio presenter who has worked for BBC Radio since 1981. In 2008, Mayo was recognised as the “radio broadcaster of the year” at the 34th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and the “Speech Broadcaster of the Year” at … Continue reading

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#536 Quentin Tarantino / Xuxa – 27 March 1963

Quentin Tarantino Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. In the early 1990s, he began his career as an independent filmmaker with films employing non linear storylines and the aestheticization of violence. His films include Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp … Continue reading

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#527 Gregory Hines / Mick Robertson – 14 February 1946

Gregory Hines Gregory Oliver Hines (February 14, 1946 – August 9, 2003) was an American actor, singer, dancer and choreographer. He was considered by some to be the greatest tap dancer of his generation. A native New Yorker, who won a 1992 Tony for the musical “Jelly’s … Continue reading

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#509 Kirsty Young / Rachel Nickell – 23 November 1968

Kirsty Young Kirsty Jackson Young (born 23 November 1968) is a Scottish television presenter and radio presenter. She is the main presenter of Crimewatch and Desert Island Discs. Rachel Nickell Rachel Jane Nickell (23 November 1968 – 15 July 1992) was the victim of a … Continue reading

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#448 Carol Vorderman / Glenn McQueen – 24 December 1960

Carol Vorderman Carol Jean Vorderman MBE (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 to 2008. She also had a long stint presenting on CITV’s facts and science show How … Continue reading

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#444 Dick Wolf / Lesley Judd / Uri Geller / John Spencer – 20 December 1946

Dick Wolf Richard Anthony “Dick” Wolf (born December 20, 1946) is an American producer, specializing in crime dramas such as Miami Vice and the Law & Order franchise. Throughout his career he has won several awards including an Emmy Award and a star on the Hollywood … 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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#404 RuPaul / Jonathan Ross – 17 November 1960

RuPaul RuPaul Andre Charles (born November 17, 1960), best known as simply RuPaul, is an American actor, drag queen, model, author, and singer-songwriter, who first gained fame in the 1990s when he appeared in a wide variety of television programs, films, and musical albums. Jonathan … Continue reading

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#382 David Dimbleby / Howard Blake – 28 October 1938

David Dimbleby David Dimbleby (born 28 October 1938) is a long-standing British BBC TV commentator and a presenter of current affairs and political programmes, most notably the BBC’s flagship political show Question Time, and more recently, art, architectural history and history series. Howard Blake Howard Blake … Continue reading

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#361 Charles Dance / Chris Tarrant – 10 October 1946

Charles Dance Charles Dance, OBE (born Walter Charles Dance; 10 October 1946) is an English actor, screenwriter and director. His big break when he played the major role of Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown. He has appeared in numerous films, including Plenty (1985) with Meryl Streep and White Mischief … Continue reading

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#358 Alesha Dixon / Jake Humphrey – 07 October 1978

Alesha Dixon Alesha Anjanette Dixon (born 7 October 1978) is a British singer-songwriter, dancer, model and television personality. She first found fame in the all-female R&B/garage trio Mis-Teeq. In 2007 Dixon became a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing and eventually won. Jake Humphrey Jacob “Jake” John Humphrey (born 7 … Continue reading

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#460 Bruce Springsteen / Floella Benjamin – 23 September 1949

Bruce Springsteen Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed “The Boss“, is an American singer-songwriter who records and tours with the E Street Band. His most successful studio albums, Born to Run and Born in the U.S.A., showcase a talent for finding grandeur … Continue reading

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#333 Jimmy Carr / Letizia, Princess of Asturias – 15 September 1972

Jimmy Carr James Anthony Patrick “Jimmy” Carr (born 15 September 1972) is a British-Irish comedian and humourist, known for his deadpan delivery and dark humour. He is also a writer, actor and presenter of radio and television. Letizia, Princess of Asturias Letizia, Princess of … Continue reading

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#313 Lenny Henry / Michael Jackson – 29 August 1958

Lenny Henry Lenworth George “Lenny” Henry, CBE (born 29 August 1958) is an English actor, writer, comedian and occasional television presenter. Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, and musician. Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenny_Henry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jackson

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#302 Phil Lynott / Alan Hardwick – 20 August 1949

Phil Lynott Philip Parris “Phil” Lynott (20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was an Irish rock musician who first came to prominence as a founding member, principal songwriter, and frontman of the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy. As leader of the band, Lynott’s vocals … Continue reading

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#296 Sir Trevor Mcdonald / Seán Brady, Primate of All Ireland – 16 August 1939

Trevor McDonald Sir Trevor McDonald OBE (born 16 August 1939) is a Trinidadian-born British newsreader and journalist. He is a news presenter with ITN, notable for having been the first black news reader in the UK. He has won more awards than any other British reporter. McDonald was knighted in 1999 … Continue reading

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