4 days since last hit!
(65th longest Dry Spell)

Current Game: 2021
Game Days
Played: 103 / Remaining: 262

About the KDP
Kaufman's Dead Pool is a by-invitation-only dead pool. We are currently in our 24th year of play. The KDP was created and maintained by Gene Kaufman.

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Recent Deaths
Date Celeb # Hits
4/10Ramsey Clark0
4/9Prince Philip21
4/6Alcee Hastings2
23 of 210 celebs DEAD

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The Duke of Deadinburgh

Alright, folks - we've got a big one here. Prince Philip has died at the tender age of 99. He was tied for 10th place on the list of most-picked celebs, tied for first on the most-picked celebs currently alive (obviously no longer on that list), and tied for 2nd on most-picked of 2021, as well as making the most-picked list for each of the last 5 years. In short, there's going to be a lot of people with a newly-open slot for next year. 21 lists, in fact, lead by Bob Razem's List 1, which picks up hit #6 and moves up to 2nd place. Joe Biasi gets his fifth hit.

Grabbing a fourth hit: Kelly Keegan's List 1, Bob Razem's List 4, Grady Harmon, Paul Lineback, and Jimmy Casino.

Natalie Tyler's Final Impulses List, Toe Tag, Gene Kaufman, Lindsey Roke, Carol Ann Roke, and Brave Sir Robin all snag their third.

Rob Dunmire, Bob Lyhus, Shelley Brown's List 1, Bo Place, and Michelle Downey each get their second hit.

Finally, making the board for the first time: Mike Roche's Politicos List and Natalie Tyler's My Heart Will NOT Go On and Nonagenarians lists.

Congrats, all!

Blurb Credit: Bob Lyhus

Honorable Mentions:
"Duke of Edinburied" - Mike Spinney
"The Prince is dead... not the singer" - Mike Roche


Alcee Hastings

Congressman Alcee Hastings died yesterday at the age of 84, and Bob Razem gets a SEVENTH hit for the third time in his career. His List 5 solidifies it's place at the List 2 gets a fourth hit.

Congratulations, Bob!


Mama Menace Muerta

Actress Gloria Henry has died at 98. She was best known as the mom on the Dennis the Menace show. Aunti Di's List 1 picks up the solo with her 2nd hit of the year, moving up to 32nd place.

Congratulations, Aunti Di!

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Recent Site News
2/7/2021 - Added SSL certificate to support https://. Fixed a bug that was showing wrong % amounts on Most Hits page. Fixed but showing incorrect Weighted Finish amounts.

12/26/2019 - Updated some of the navigation items - added links to long-existing but apparently hidden pages for seeing which celebs were deemed NOT FAMOUS, as well as a page to Check if a Celeb was picked.

10/2/2013 - Added a new chart showing how long it's been since we've had a Dry Spell longer than the current one to the Dry Spell page.

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Important Game Dates to Note
12/25 Lists accepted
  Noon (ET) - No more new celebs accepted
  Midnight (ET) - No more lists accepted
  Midnight (ET) - Current Game ends.
01/01 New Game starts
02/01 Unpaid lists dropped from game