News Column

Birthdays

May 12, 2014



Neil Astley, editor, Bloodaxe Books, 61; Burt Bacharach, composer, 86; Gabriel Byrne, actor, 64; Valerie Caton, diplomat, 62; The Rt Rev Mark Davies, Roman Catholic bishop of Shrewsbury, 55; Sir Terry Farrell, architect, 76; Susan Foister, director of collections, National Gallery, 60; Mark Foster, swimmer, 44; Susan Hampshire, actor and dyslexia campaigner, 77; Paul Huxley, artist, 76; Lord (Joel) Joffe, former chairman, Oxfam, 82; Brian Kay, broadcaster and conductor, 70; Lady (Helena) Kennedy of the Shaws, QC, barrister and writer, 64; Daniel Libeskind, architect, 68; Jonah Lomu, rugby player, 39; Derek Malcolm, film critic, 82; Ian McLagan, keyboard player, 69; Dame Jenni Murray, broadcaster, 64; Lord (Chris) Patten of Barnes, former BBC chairman and chancellor, Oxford University, 70; Lord (Tom) Sawyer, former Labour party secretary, 71; Godfrey Smith, columnist, 88; Fred Smithies, former teachers' union leader, 85; Miriam Stoppard, physician and broadcaster, 77; Catherine Tate, comedian and actor, 46; Deborah Warner, theatre director, 55; Steve Winwood, singer and composer, 66.

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Susan Hampshire, the actor, is 77 today. She starred in TV's The Forsyte Saga in the 1960s and The Monarch of the Glen


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Source: Guardian (UK)


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