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TODAY: Mr Richard Anderson, actor, 72; Professor Jack Baldwin, chemist, 60; Mr Keith Barron, actor, 64; Mr Rory Calhoun, actor, 76; Mr Dennis Canavan MP, 56; Mr Keith Carradine, actor, singer and songwriter, 48; Lord Chapple, former trade union leader, 77; Lord Hayhoe, former MP, 73; Mr Dustin Hoffman, actor, 61; Lt-Gen Sir David House, former "Black Rod", 76; Sir Laurence Hunter, Professor of Applied Economics, Glasgow University, 64; Mr Peter Lapping, Headmaster of Sherborne School, 57; Mr Nigel Mansell, racing driver, 45; Sir Alan Muir Wood, civil engineer, 77; Lord Neill of Bladen QC, Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, 72; Professor Sir Roger Penrose, mathematician, 67; Miss Sylvia Sidney, actress, 88; Miss Connie Stevens, actress and singer, 60; Air Vice-Marshal Colin Terry, Chief of Staff at Headquarters Logistics Command, 55; Miss Esther Williams, swimmer and actress, 75; Sir John Wood, former High Court judge, 76.

TOMORROW: Mr David Astor, former Chairman, Council for the Protection of Rural England, 55; Mr Ernest Beaumont, former chairman, Bunzl, 77; Sir Philip Beck, President, John Mowlem & Co, 64; Mr Mervyn Bourdillon, Lord-Lieutenant of Powys, 74; The Right Rev Colin Buchanan, former Bishop of Aston, 64; Professor Elizabeth Cutter, botanist, 69; Mr Tam Dalyell MP, 66; Baroness Denington, former teacher and journalist, 91; Captain Colin Farquharson of Whitehouse, Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, 75; Mr Jonathan Fry, chief executive, Burmah Castrol, 61; Miss Whitney Houston, singer, 35; Sir Alistair Hunter, chairman, British American Chamber of Commerce of London, 62; Mr Leonid Kuchma, president of the Ukraine, 60; Sir Christophor Laidlaw, former chairman, Bridon, 76; Mr Rod Laver, tennis player, 60; Mrs Jackie Lawrence MP, 50; Sir Frank Layfield QC, 77; Mr Robert Malpas, chairman, Cookson Group, 71; Mr James Naughtie, broadcaster, 47; Mr Graham Pirnie, ambassador to Paraguay, 57; Miss Posy Simmonds, illustrator and cartoonist, 53; Mr John Simpson, foreign affairs editor, BBC, 54; Professor Kevin Thompson, Principal of Dartington College of Arts, 46; Dr George Turner MP, 58; Dr David VanderLinde, Vice-Chancellor, Bath University, 56; Sir Mark Weinberg, chairman, J. Rothschild Assurance, 67; Lord Young of Dartington, Director, Institute of Community Studies, 83.