Birthdays

Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Peter Alliss, golfer and television commentator, 67; Sir Philip Bailhache, Bailiff of Jersey, 52; Sir Peter Baxendell, former chairman, Hawker Siddeley, 73; Miss Stephanie Beacham, actress, 49; Mr Alfred Burke, actor, 80; Mr John Carson, actor, 71; Mr Robin Cook MP, Foreign Secretary, 52; Maj-Gen Edwin Foxton, 84; Lord Garel-Jones, former MP, 57; Mrs Helen Grindrod QC, former Crown Court Recorder, 62; Sir Anthony Havelock-Allan, film producer, 94; Admiral Sir Peter Herbert, former Chairman, SSAFA, 69; Maj-Gen Michael Hobbs, retiring Director, Duke of Edinburgh's Award, 61; Professor Maxwell Irvine, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Birmingham University, 59; Mr Jeremy Lancaster, chairman and managing director, Wolseley- Hughes, 62; Mr Barry McGuigan, boxer, 37; Mr Martin Marriott, former Headmaster, Canford School, 66; Mr Brian Moore, football commentator, 66; Mr Robin Phillips, actor and director, 56; Mr Peter Stothard, Editor, the Times, 47; Sir John Swire, hon president, John Swire and Sons, 71; Vice-Admiral Sir James Weatherall, Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, 62; Sir Michael Young-Herries, former chairman, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, 75.

29 FEBRUARY: Mr Joss Ackland, actor, 70; Mr Mario Andretti, grand prix driver, 58; Sir David Beattie, former Governor General of New Zealand, 74; Mr Gretchen Christopher, rock singer, 58; Lt-Gen Sir Roderick Cordy- Simpson, Deputy Force Commander, Bosnia Hercegovina, 54; Baroness Dunn, former chairman, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, 58; Mr Anthony Lingard, former Director-General, St John Ambulance Association, 82; Mr Alan Loveday, violinist, 70; Mlle Michele Morgan, actress, 78; Mr Albert Welling, actor, 46.

TOMORROW: Mr Harry Belafonte, entertainer, 71; Mr David Broome, show jumper, 58; Mr Douglas Bunn, founder, All-England Jumping Course, Hickstead, 70; Sir Robert Calderwood, former chief executive, Strathclyde Regional Council, 66; Mr Nigel Cowley, cricketer, 45; Mr Roger Daltrey, singer and actor, 54; Mr Andrew Faulds, former MP, 75; Sir Allan Green QC, former Director of Public Prosecutions, 63; Air Chief Marshal Sir Lewis Hodges, former Deputy C-in- C Allied Forces, Central Europe, 80; Mr Martyn Jones MP, 51; Sir Michael Kerr, former Lord Justice of Appeal, 77; Professor James Lister, paediatrician, 75; Mrs Patricia Metham, Head, Roedean School, 53; Mr John Napier, stage designer, 54; Mr Mike Read, music presenter, 47; Mr Mark Todd, Olympic athlete, 42; Maj-Gen Philip Tower, former Commandant, Royal Military Academy, 81; Mr Brian Waites, golfer, 58; Sir Gerald Whent, chief executive, Racal Telecom plc, 71.

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