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Mr Rob Andrew, rugby footballer, 31; Mr James Bredin, television archivist, 70; Miss Helen Gurley Brown, author and editor, 72; Miss Phyllis Calvert, actress, 79; Mr Dane Clark, actor, 81; Miss Jean E. Cooke, painter and lecturer on art, 67; Miss Sinead Cusack, actress, 46; Mr Huw Davies, rugby footballer, 35; Mr Roy Dean, former diplomat, 67; Mr Phillip DeFreitas, cricketer, 28; Mr Len Deighton, novelist, 65; Lt-Gen Sir Donald Dunstan, former Governor of South Australia, 71; Professor Edward Edwards, former Vice-Chancellor, Bradford University, 80; Mr Cyril English, President, Nationwide Housing Trust, 71; Mr Milos Forman, film director, 62; Sir Charles Frossard, a judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey, 72; Sir Eric Gairy, former Prime Minister of Grenada, 72; Mr Graeme Garden, actor and scriptwriter, 51; Dr James Houston, Emeritus Physician, Guy's Hospital, 77; Mr Russell Hunter, actor, 69; Sir Peter Laurence, former ambassador, 71; Mr Peter Luff MP, 39; Miss Prue Leith, cookery editor and restaurateur, 54; Mrs Yoko Ono Lennon, singer, 60; Mr James Macgibbon, publisher, 82; Professor William McKane, Hebrew and Oriental language scholar, 73; Sir Arthur Norman, former chairman, De La Rue, 77; Mr Jack Palance, actor, 74; Mr Bobby Robson, head coach, Sporting Lisbon football team, 61; Miss Greta Scacchi, actress, 34; Mr Ned Sherrin, television presenter and producer, 63; Mr John Travolta, actor, 40; Sir Max Williams, solicitor and former President of the Law Society, 68; General Sir John Wilsey, Commander-in-Chief, United Kingdom Land Forces, 55.
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