Justin's Dead Pool 2017
A Year In Review


Last Updated:  November 19
Our 2017 Scoring Roster
Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka
Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka
Sir John Hurt
John Hurt
Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Joost van der Westhuizen
Joost van der Westhuizen
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Omar Abdel-Rahman
Omar Abdel-Rahman
George "The Animal" Steele
George The Animal Steele
Judge Joseph Wapner
Judge Joseph Wapner
Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry

Don Rickles
Don Rickles
Barbara Hale
Barbara Hale
Manuel Noriega
Manuel Noriega
Adam West
Adam West

Martin Landau
Martin Landau
Darren "Dutch" Daulton
Darren "Dutch" Daulton
Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
Dick Gregory
Dick Gregory

Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean Stanton
Monty Hall
Monty Hall
Hugh Hefner
Hugh Hefner

Ralphie May
Ralphie May
Gord Downie
Gord Downie
Fats Domino
Fats Domino
Malcolm Young
Malcolm Young



Headliners
Big deaths rendered meaningless because nobody scored.
Bill Paxton
Sir Roger Moore
Marty Sklar
Tom Petty

Bill Paxton
Sir Roger Moore Marty Sklar Tom Petty x




The B-List
Folks who, while not quite rising to the level of Headliner, were still of note.


Miguel Ferrer  Alan Colmes  Robert Osborne  Chuck Barris   Miguel Ferrrer (1/19, 61)  longtime character actor

Alan Colmes  (2/23, 66)  Fox News token liberal

Robert Osborne  (3/6, 84)  Host of Turner Classic Movies

Chuck Barris  (3/21, 87)  Gong Show host.  Spy?
Charlie Murphy  (4/12, 57)  comic, Eddie's brother

Erin Moran  (4/22, 56)  Joanie Cunningham

Michael Parks  (5/9, 77)  character actor, Kill Bill, many more

Powers Boothe  (5/14, 68)  Red Dawn, Sin City, dozens of others
Charlie Murphy  Erin Moran  Michael Parks  Powers Boothe 

 Glenne Headly  Bill Dana  Stephen Furst  Nelsan Ellis  Glenne Headly (6/8, 62)  Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, many others

Bill Dana  (6/15, 92)  my name ... Jose Jimenez ...

Stephen Furst  (6/16, 63)  Babylon 5, Animal House

Nelsan Ellis  (7/8, 39)  Lafayette from True Blood  

John Heard  (7/21, 71)  Home Alone, Sopranos

Joe Bologna  (8/13, 82)  longtime character actor

Jay Thomas  (8/24, 69)  actor, radio host

Frank Vincent  (9/13, 80)  actor in every gangster movie ever
John Heard  Joe Bologna  Jay Thomas  Frank Vincent

Bernie Casey  Robert Guillaume  John Hillerman   Bernie Casey (9/19, 78) BGSU Falcon, NFL player, Revenge of the Nerds actor

Robert Guillaume  (10/24, 89)  Soap, Benson, Lion King

John Hillerman  (11/9, 84)  Magnum PI and Blazing Saddles
  



The C-List
Minor celebrities, various other entertainment names.

Tom Lovullo  (1/5, 88)  Co-creator of Hee Haw           Tilikum the Orca  (1/6, 36)  the literal Killer Whale of SeaWorld          William Peter Blatty  (1/12, 89)  author, The Exorcist          Tony Rosato  (1/10, 62)  former SCTV and SNL cast member          Mike Connors  (1/26, 91)  Mannix          Barbara Hale  (1/26, 94)  Perry Mason's secretary          Frank Pellegrino, Sr.  (1/31, 72)  Sopranos actor, owner of Rao's restaurant in NYC          Richard Hatch  (2/7, 71)  Captain Apollo in the original Battlestar Galactica          Jay Lynch  (3/5, 72)  artist of the Garbage Pail Kids          Gary Austin  (4/1, 75)  founder, the Groundlings comedy troupe        Darlene Cates  (3/26, 69)  obese mom in What's Eating Gilbert Grape          Joe Harris  (3/26, 89)  graphic designer of Underdog and Trix Rabbit          Jonathan Demme  (4/26, 73)  director, Philadelphia and Silence of the Lambs          Brad Grey  (5/14, 59)  producer and former chair of Paramount Pictures          Lisa Spoonauer  (5/21, 44)  actress in Kevin Smith's original Clerks movie          Peter Salis  (6/2, 96)  voice of Wallace (but not Gromit)          Miss Mary Ann King  (6/22, 82)  host of Romper Room          Michael Bond  (6/27, 91)  creator of Paddington Bear          George Romero  (7/16, 77)  director, Night of the Living Dead          June Foray  (7/26, 99)  voice of Rocky Squirrel, Natasha, hundreds of others          Sam Shepard  (7/27, 83)  playwright, author, actor          Haruo Nakajima  (8/7, 88)  actor inside the Godzilla suit          Robert Hardy  (8/3,  91)  played Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter movies          Tobe Hooper  (8/26, 74)  director, Texas Chainsaw Massacre          Don Ohlmeyer  (9/10, 72)  TV exec, MNF, NBC's Must-See TV          X. Atencio  (9/10, 98)  Disney legend.  Animator, director, and wrote both Yo Ho and Grim Grinning Ghosts for Disneyland          John Dunsworth  (10/16, 71)  Trailer Park Boys actor          Liz Smith  (11/12, 94)  syndicated gossip columnist

Sports


 Yordana Ventura  Ara Parseghian  Don Baylor  Roy Halladay
Yordano Ventura  (1/22, 25)  Royals pitcher

Ara Parseghian  (8/2, 94)  Rudy's coach at Notre Dame

Don Baylor  (8/7, 68)  AL MVP, former manager

Roy Halladay  (11/7, 40)  Phillies Cy Young winner

Dallas Green  
(3/22, 82)  Won 1980 World Series as Phillies manager          
Clay Matthews, Sr.  (3/23, 88)  scion of famous football family          Spike Dykes  (4/10, 79)  former Texas Tech football coach          Dan Rooney  (4/13, 84)  longtime Steelers chairman, championed minority hiring          Aaron Hernandez  (4/19, 27)  murderer          Steve Palermo  (5/14, 67)  former MLB umpire paralyzed stopping a 1991 robbery          Cortez Kennedy  (5/23, 48)  NFL Hall of Fame lineman          Frank DeFord  (5/28, 78)  award-winning sportscaster          Lee May  (7/25, 74)  All-Star baseball player for three teams          Rollie Massamino  (8/30, 82)  longtime Villanova basketeball coach          Gene Michael  (9/7, 79)  former Yankees GM          Bobby "The Brain" Heenan  (9/17, 72)  pro wrestling manager          Jake LaMotta  (9/18, 95)  boxer whose story was told in Raging Bull          Joe Tiller  (9/30, 74)  longtime Purdue football coach          Robert Yates  (10/2, 74)  NASCAR team owner          Dave Strader  (10/1, 62)  Hockey broadcaster known as "The Voice"          Y.A. Tittle  (10/13, 90)  1963 NFL MVP


Music

Al Jarreau  Chris Cornell  Gregg Allman Chester Bennington   Al Jarreau  (2/12, 76)  jazz singer

Chris Cornell  (5/17, 52)  singer, Temple of the Dog, Soundgarden, Audioslave.  Amazing four-octave range.

Gregg Allman  (5/27, 69)  singer, Allman Brothers Band.  Former husband of Cher.

Chester Bennington  (7/20, 41)  lead singer, Linkin Park

Troy Gentry  (9/8, 50)  Half of popular country duo Montgomery Gentry

Mel Tillis  (11/19, 85)  actor and country music legend
Troy Gentry  Mel Tillis  

 
Bobby Freeman 
(1/23, 76)  singer, Do You Wanna Dance          
Geoff Nichols  (1/28, 68)  keyboardist, Black Sabbath          John Wetton  (1/31, 67)  singer / bassist, Asia and King Crimson          Clyde Stubblefield  (2/18, 73)  James Brown's Funky Drummer          Mike Barhorst  (3/1, 77)  founder of Jamboree In The Hills          Joni Sledge  (3/10, 60)  part of Sister Sledge          Sib Hashian  (3/22, 67)  original drummer, Boston.  Died on a "Legends of Rock" cruise where he was a featured perfomer          Paul O'Neill  (4/5, 61)  cofounder, Trans-Siberian Orchestra          John Geils  (4/11, 71)  founder, J. Geils Band          Albert "Prodigy" Johnson  (6/20, 42)  founding member of Mobb Deep          John Blackwell, Jr.  (7/4, 43)  longtime drummer for Prince          Christopher Wong Won aka Fresh Kid Ice  (7/13, 53)  founding member of 2 Live Crew          Walter Becker  (9/3, 67)  bassist, Steely Dan          Rick Stevens  (9/5, 77)  singer, Tower of Power.  Did 36 years for triple murder          Don Williams  (9/8, 78)  wrote or sang 17 No. 1 country songs          Grant Hart  (9/13, 56)  drummer and vocalist, Husker Du



Business / Politics / History
Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani  (1/8, 82)  former Iranian president

Lorenzo Servitje  (2/3, 98)  Mexican bakery magnate of Pan Bimbo empire

Miles Cahn  (2/10, 95)  co-founder of Coach

Norma McCorvey  (2/18, 69)  Roe of Roe v. Wade

Donald Harvey  (3/30, 64)  serial killer known as "Angel of Death"

Thomas Forkner  (4/24, 98)  cofounder, Waffle House

Adnan Khiashoggi  (6/6, 81)  Iran-Contra arms dealer

Jeff Brotman  (8/1, 74)  cofounder of Costco

Edith Windsor  (9/12, 88)  plaintiff in landmark marriage equality case

Arthur Cinader  (10/11, 90)  founder of J.Crew
Michael Chamberlain  (1/9, 72)  the dingo actually ate his baby

Edward Tipper  (2/1, 95)  member of Band of Brothers' Easy Company

Mike Illitch (2/10, 87)  founder of Little Caesar's, owner of Detroit Tigers and Red Wings

Robert Waller  (3/10, 77)  author, Bridges of Madison County

Roger Ailes  (5/18, 77)  Dirtbag founder of Fox News

Roberg Pirsig  (4/24, 88)  author, Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Helmut Kohl  (6/26, 87)  former German chancellor

Jack Keil  (8/25, 94)  creator, McGruff the Crime Dog

Don Malarkey  (9/30, 96)  member of Band of Brothers' Easy Company
Gene Cernan  (1/16, 82)  last man on the moon

Albert Boscov  (2/10, 87)  chairman of the department store

Sir Peter Mansfield  (2/8, 83)  inventor of MRI machine

Gilbert Baker  (3/31, 65)  designer of the rainbow Pride Flag

Alma Soller McLay  (4/5, 97)  last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor

Jim Bunning  (5/26, 85)  Hall of Fame pitcher, US Senator (R-KY)

Ralph Regula  (7/19, 92)  longtime Ohio Congressman

Pete Domenici  (9/13, 85)  former US Senator (R-NM)

Jalal Talabani  (10/3, 83)  former Iraqi president

It's All Relative

David Modell  (1/13, 55)  former Ravens president, son of Art

Cuba Gooding, Sr.  (4/20, 72)  You figure it out

Alexander Burdonsky  (5/23, 75)  grandson of Stalin

Barbara Sinatra  (7/25, 90)  widow of Frank

Mary Lee South  (2/13, 80)  Tom Cruise's mom

Ray Perry  (4/27, 92)  father of politician Rick

Gloria Fajardo  (6/13, 88)  mother of Gloria Estefan

Robert Yancy  (8/14, 39)  son of Natalie Cole
Dorothy Mengering  (4/11, 95)  David Letterman's mom

Robert Carter  (5/16, 65)  father of singers Aaron and Nick

Joan Lee  (7/6, 93)  wife of Stan

Patty Daly Caruso  (9/17, 73)  mom of Carson Daly