Famous People Born in 1929

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 687

  • Jan 1st Holling Gustav Vapor, character on Northern Exposure
  • Jan 2nd Art Prysock, jazz musician
  • Jan 3rd Marilyn Lloyd, (Rep-D-TN, 1975- )
  • Jan 3rd Sergio Leone, Italian, director (Fist Full of Dollars)
  • Jan 3rd Ernst Mahle, Brazilian composer
  • Jan 4th Amitai W Etzioni, US sociologist (Active Society)
  • Jan 4th Bobby Tulloch, ornithologist
  • Jan 5th Wilbert Harrison, American R&B singer (Kansas City)
  • Jan 6th Babrak Karmal, Afghani politician (d. 1996)
  • Jan 7th Douglas Kiker, NBC newsman (1970 Peabody Award)
  • Jan 7th Kenneth Henry, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Jan 7th Terry Moore, [Helen Luella Koford], LA Cal, actress (Little Sheba)
  • Jan 8th Saeed Jaffrey, Indian actor (The Chess Players, Gandhi), born in Punjab, India (d. 2015)
  • Jan 9th Heiner Muller, dramatist
  • Jan 9th Brian Friel, Irish dramatist "Irish Chekhov" (Dancing at Lughnasa), born in Omagh, County Tyrone, (d. 2015)
  • Jan 9th Dorothea Puente, American serial killer
  • Jan 10th Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone
  • Jan 11th Nicoletta Orsomando, Italian TV presenter, born in Casapulla
  • Jan 11th Wanda Wilkomirska, Warsaw, Poland, violinist
  • Jan 12th Colin Berry Haycraft, publisher
  • Jan 12th Alasdair MacIntyre, Scottis-born American philosopher
  • Jan 13th Joseph Anthony Pass, guitarist
  • Jan 13th Wim Bary, Dutch actor/theater director (Nice Boys)
  • Jan 14th Aleksander Petrovic, film director
  • Jan 14th Billy Walker, Ralls Tx, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
  • Jan 15th "Queen Ida" Guillory, Ziadaco music
  • Jan 15th Eva Badura-Skoda, composer

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Jan 15th Martin Luther King Jr., American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Clergyman and Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Clergyman and Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Jan 16th Allard Lowenstein, radical (Students for Democratic Action)
  • Jan 16th Francesco Scavullo, celebrity photographer, born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 16th Tage Nielsen, composer
  • Jan 17th Jacques "Jake the Snake" Plante, Quebec, NHL goaltender (#1)

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Jan 17th Jacques Plante, Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Canadian Ice Hockey goalie (first to wear a goaltender mask)

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante
  • Jan 17th Grady Martin, country music guitarist (The Nashville A-Team), born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • Jan 19th Ulu Grosbard, Belgium, actor (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love)
  • Jan 20th Arte Johnson, comedian (Laugh-in, Don't Call Me Charlie), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 20th Bob Denard, French mercenary
  • Jan 22nd Rita Gillespie, TV director
  • Jan 23rd Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65)
  • Jan 23rd John Polanyi, Canadian chemist (Nobel 1986), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jan 23rd Patriarch Filaret (Mykhailo Denysenko) of Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kyiv Patriarchate
  • Jan 26th Jules Feiffer, cartoonist (Passionella)/author (Little Murders), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 26th M R Turner, publisher
  • Jan 26th Gordon Solie, American wrestling commentator (d. 2000)
  • Jan 27th Ingrid Thulin, Solleftea Sweden, actress (Cries & Whispers, Damned)
  • Jan 27th Richard Du Cann, lawyer QC
  • Jan 27th Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist (d. 1984)
  • Jan 28th Acker Bilk, singer (Stranger on the Shore)
  • Jan 28th Claes Oldenburg, Stockholm Sweden, US pop artist (Alphabet/Good Humor)
  • Jan 28th Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist
  • Jan 29th Elio Petri, Italy, director (Property is no theft)
  • Jan 29th William McMillan, US, rapid pistol (Olympic-gold-1960) [or Jul 3]
  • Jan 30th Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60)
  • Jan 30th Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon and international aid worker (d. 1996)
  • Jan 31st Rudolf Mössbauer, German physicist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 31st Jean Simmons, actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls), born in London, England
  • Feb 2nd Reiner Bredemeyer, composer
  • Feb 3rd Russell Arms, Berkeley California, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)
  • Feb 3rd Ken Shipp, American football coach
  • Feb 4th Mary Joan Nielubowicz, rear admiral/nurse
  • Feb 4th Paul Burlison, rockabilly musician (The Rock N Roll Trio), born in Brownsville, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Feb 4th Jerry Adler, American actor
  • Feb 5th Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician
  • Feb 5th Al Worthington, baseball player
  • Feb 6th Sixten Jernberg, Sweden, skier (Olympic-gold-1956/60/64), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 6th Pierre Brice, French actor
  • Feb 6th Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta, Venezuelan writer
  • Feb 9th Bill Barrett, (Rep-R-Nebraska)
  • Feb 9th James Mulcro Drew, composer
  • Feb 9th Lennox Butler, cricketer (1 Test WI v Aust 1955, 16 & 2-151)
  • Feb 9th Willem Kersters, Flemish composer (Parwati, Gospel Song)
  • Feb 9th Clement Meadmore, Australian-born sculptor (d. 2005)
  • Feb 10th Hallgeir Brenden, Norway, 15K/18K cross country (Oly-gold-1952, 56)
  • Feb 10th Henk Heidweiler, Surinam ambassador (in Netherlands)
  • Feb 10th Jerry Goldsmith, pianist/composer (Twilight Zone)
  • Feb 10th Jim Whittacker, mountain climber (1st American to climb Mt Everest)
  • Feb 11th Leonard Gregory Kastle, composer
  • Feb 12th Agustin Gonzalez Acilu, composer
  • Feb 13th Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama
  • Feb 14th Matthew G Martinez, (Rep-D-CA, 1982- )
  • Feb 14th Vic Morrow, American actor (Combat, Roots, Twilight Zone the Movie), born in New York City, New York
  • Feb 15th Gerald Harper, broadcaster/actor (Tunes of Glory, Extra Day)
  • Feb 15th Graham Hill, auto racer (1962, 68 international racing champ), born in London, England
  • Feb 15th James Schlesinger, US Secretary of Defense (1973-75)
  • Feb 16th Peter NF Porter, Australian/British author/poet (Chair of Babel)
  • Feb 16th Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer (d. 1980)
  • Feb 17th Chaim Potok, novelist (Promise), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 17th Paul Meger, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Feb 18th Leonard Cyril Deighton, English author (Ipcress File, Fighter)
  • Feb 18th André Mathieu, Quebec composer (d. 1968)
  • Feb 19th Jacques Deray, French film director (d. 2003)
  • Feb 20th Amanda Blake [Beverly Louise Neill], American actress (Kitty Russell-Gunsmoke), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1989)
  • Feb 20th Toshiro Mayuzumi, composer (Sphenogramme), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Feb 21st James Beck, English actor (d. 1973)
  • Feb 22nd Marni Nixon, singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood & Deborah Kerr)
  • Feb 22nd Ryne Duren, near-sighted pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Feb 22nd James Hong, American actor
  • Feb 22nd Rebecca Schull, American actress
  • Feb 23rd Eduard W "Ed" Bauer, [Eddy Evers], Dutch actor (Bluejackets)
  • Feb 23rd Elston Howard, Yankee catcher (1st African American NY Yankee/1963 AL MVP)
  • Feb 23rd Richard Moryl, composer
  • Feb 24th David Houston, Major-General/Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland
  • Feb 24th Richard B Shull, Evanston Ill, actor (Diana, Holmes & Yoyo)
  • Feb 25th Christopher George, Royal Oak Minn, actor (Rat Patrol, Immortal)
  • Feb 25th Peter Bingham Hinchcliff, Brit church historian (1 Sided Reciprocity)
  • Feb 25th Tommy Newsom, Va, musician/bandleader/saxophonist (Tonight Show)
  • Feb 27th Djalma Santos, Brazilian footballer, (d. 2013)
  • Feb 27th Jack Gibson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (d. 2008)
  • Feb 28th Frank O Gehry, architect (Galleria-Oklahoma City)
  • Feb 28th Hayden Fry, American football coach
  • Feb 28th John Montague, Irish poet
  • Feb 28th Joseph Rouleau, French Canadian bass opera singer
  • Mar 1st Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (d. 1978)
  • Mar 2nd Donald Gosling, English parkeerplaatsenmagnaat/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 3rd Nicos Mamangakis, composer
  • Mar 4th Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam Neth, conductor (London Phil Orch 1969-78)
  • Mar 4th Josep Mestres-Quadreny, composer
  • Mar 5th Joan Shawlee, Forest Hills NY, actress (Prehistoric Women)
  • Mar 5th Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver
  • Mar 5th J. B. Lenoir, Monticello, Mississippi, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s
  • Mar 6th David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
  • Mar 6th Hal Miller, British MP
  • Mar 6th Ho Dam, North Korean secretary of State (1970-83)
  • Mar 6th Tom Foley, American politician (Rep-D, 1965-1995) and speaker of the house (1989-95), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2013)
  • Mar 7th Yvonne Chouteau, Native American dancer (one of the "five Moons" of Oklahoma), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Mar 9th Hugh Desmond Hoyte, president (Guyana, 1985-92)
  • Mar 9th Marie Cardinal, writer
  • Mar 11th Erskine Childers, unofficial/civil servant
  • Mar 11th Francisco Bernardo Pulgar Vidal, composer
  • Mar 11th Jackie McGlew, cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')
  • Mar 11th Timothy Carey, American actor (d. 1994)
  • Mar 12th Bernard Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-silver-1956)
  • Mar 12th Lupe Anguiano, Mexican-American civil rights activist
  • Mar 12th U Win Tin, jailed Burmese journalist
  • Mar 13th Jim Slater, British financier and writer, born in Heswall, Cheshire (d. 2015)
  • Mar 13th Peter Breck, actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2012)
  • Mar 13th Walter Medio, race horse trainer
  • Mar 13th Will Eisma, Dutch composer and violinist, born in Sungailiat, Indonesia
  • Mar 13th Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer (New York Times), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Mar 14th Thomas Bell Jr, race horse trainer
  • Mar 15th Tiezo Matsumura, composer
  • Mar 16th Edwin London, composer
  • Mar 16th Nadja Tiller, Austrian actress
  • Mar 18th Christa Wolf, German novelist (Divided Heaven)
  • Mar 18th Ctirad Kohoutek, composer
  • Mar 18th John Macurdy, American bass
  • Mar 19th Herman van San, composer
  • Mar 19th Michael Ryan, actor (John Randolph-Another World)
  • Mar 19th Robert Muczynski, composer
  • Mar 20th Germán Robles, Spanish actor
  • Mar 21st James Coco, actor (Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 21st Jules Verne Berman, space & science reporter (ABC-TV)
  • Mar 21st Maurice Catarcio, wrestler
  • Mar 23rd Albert H Crews, astronaut
  • Mar 23rd Gerrit den Braber, Dutch composer/producer
  • Mar 23rd James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Pyt Potter, Otley)
  • Mar 23rd Michael Manser, English architect, born in Bristol (d. 2016)
  • Mar 23rd Roger Bannister, England, 1st to run a 4 minute mile (May 6, 1954)
  • Mar 24th Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)
  • Mar 25th Harris W Fawell, (Rep-R-IL, 1985- )
  • Mar 25th Kenneth Haigh, Yorkshire England, actor (Search for the Nile)
  • Mar 25th Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (d. 2003)
  • Mar 26th Maurice Simon, jazz musician
  • Mar 26th Edwin Turney, American businessman
  • Mar 28th Aubrey J Watson Sr, bishop
  • Mar 28th Paul England, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 29th Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian
  • Mar 29th Sheila Kitzinger, author, anthropologist & child birth educator, born in Taunton, Somerset
  • Mar 29th Yayoi Kusama, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japanese artist and writer
  • Mar 29th Utpal Dutt, Indian actor (d. 1993)
  • Mar 30th Richard Dysart, Brighton Mass, actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law)
  • Mar 30th Shirley Stoler, actress (Frankenhooker, 7 Beauties), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 31st Lee Patterson, actor (Dave-Surfside Six, Another World), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Mar 31st Liz Claiborne, American fashion designer, entrepreneur and founder of Liz Claiborne Inc, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2007)

Fashion Designer Liz Claiborne
Fashion Designer
Liz Claiborne
  • Mar 31st Bertram Fields, American lawyer
  • Apr 1st Milan Kundera, Czech poet/writer (Joke, Unbearable Lightness of Being)
  • Apr 1st Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator
  • Apr 1st Bo Schembechler, American football coach (d. 2006)
  • Apr 2nd Catherine Gaskin, romantic novelist (Fiona, Coporation Wife)
  • Apr 2nd Frans H J J Andriessen, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
  • Apr 3rd Dennis Farr, director (Courtauld Institute Galleries)
  • Apr 3rd Miyoshi Umeki, Jap, actress (Mrs Livingston-Courtship of Eddie's Father)
  • Apr 3rd Lee Leonard, American television personality
  • Apr 4th William F Clinger Jr, (Rep-R-PA, 1979- )
  • Apr 5th Hugo Claus, Flemish writer/director (Cool Lover, Sugar)
  • Apr 5th Nigel Hawthorne, actor (Tartuffe, Pope John Paul II)
  • Apr 5th Joe Meek, English record producer
  • Apr 6th Andre Previn, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 6th Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)
  • Apr 6th Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer
  • Apr 6th Li Yuan-chia, Chinese artist (Ton Fan group), born in Guangxi, China (d. 1994)
  • Apr 6th Willis Hall, British writer

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Apr 7th "Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, born in Brooklyn, New York

Gangster Joe Gallo
Gangster
Joe Gallo
  • Apr 7th Bob Denard, French mercenary (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8th Jacques Brel, Belgium, singer/actor (Pain in the A__)
  • Apr 8th Renzo de Felice, historian
  • Apr 8th WIlliam K Everson, film historian
  • Apr 8th Walter Berry, Austria singer/ex husband of Christa Ludwig
  • Apr 9th Harvey Lichtenstein, pres (Bkln Academy of Music)
  • Apr 10th Dusan Radic, composer