Famous People Born in 1929

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

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Jan 15 Martin Luther King Jr., American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1968)

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

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Jan 17 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 17 Grady Martin, country music guitarist (The Nashville A-Team), born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • Jan 19 Ulu Grosbard, Belgium, actor (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love)
  • Jan 20 Arte Johnson, comedian (Laugh-in, Don't Call Me Charlie), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 20 Bob Denard, French mercenary
  • Jan 22 Rita Gillespie, TV director
  • Jan 23 Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65)
  • Jan 23 John Polanyi, Canadian chemist (Nobel 1986), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jan 23 Patriarch Filaret (Mykhailo Denysenko) of Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kyiv Patriarchate
  • Jan 26 Jules Feiffer, cartoonist (Passionella)/author (Little Murders), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 26 Gordon Solie, American wrestling commentator (d. 2000)
  • Jan 27 Ingrid Thulin, Solleftea Sweden, actress (Cries & Whispers, Damned)
  • Jan 27 Richard Du Cann, lawyer QC
  • Jan 27 Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist (d. 1984)
  • Jan 28 Acker Bilk, English clarinetist who was part of the traditional jazz revival of the 1950s and 1960s, born in Pensford, Somerset (d. 2014)
  • Jan 28 Claes Oldenburg, US pop artist (Alphabet/Good Humor), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 28 Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist
  • Jan 29 Elio Petri, Italy, director (Property is no theft)
  • Jan 29 William McMillan, US, rapid pistol (Olympic-gold-1960) [or Jul 3]
  • Jan 30 Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60)
  • Jan 30 Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon and international aid worker (d. 1996)
  • Jan 31 Rudolf Mössbauer, German physicist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 31 Jean Simmons, actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls), born in London, England
  • Feb 2 Reiner Bredemeyer, composer
  • Feb 3 Russell Arms, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in Berkeley, California
  • Feb 3 Ken Shipp, American football coach
  • Feb 4 Mary Joan Nielubowicz, rear admiral/nurse
  • Feb 4 Paul Burlison, rockabilly musician (The Rock N Roll Trio), born in Brownsville, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • Feb 4 Jerry Adler, American actor
  • Feb 5 Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician
  • Feb 5 Al Worthington, baseball player
  • Feb 6 Sixten Jernberg, Sweden, skier (Olympic-gold-1956/60/64), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 6 Pierre Brice, French actor
  • Feb 6 Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta, Venezuelan writer
  • Feb 9 Bill Barrett, (Rep-R-Nebraska)
  • Feb 9 James Mulcro Drew, composer
  • Feb 9 Lennox Butler, cricketer (1 Test WI v Aust 1955, 16 & 2-151)
  • Feb 9 Willem Kersters, Flemish composer (Parwati, Gospel Song)
  • Feb 9 Clement Meadmore, Australian-born sculptor (d. 2005)
  • Feb 10 Hallgeir Brenden, Norway, 15K/18K cross country (Oly-gold-1952, 56)
  • Feb 10 Henk Heidweiler, Surinam ambassador (in Netherlands)
  • Feb 10 Jerry Goldsmith, pianist/composer (Twilight Zone)
  • Feb 10 Jim Whittacker, mountain climber (1st American to climb Mt Everest)
  • Feb 11 Leonard Gregory Kastle, composer
  • Feb 12 Agustin Gonzalez Acilu, Spanish composer, born in Alsasua
  • Feb 13 Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama
  • Feb 14 Matthew G Martinez, (Rep-D-CA, 1982- )
  • Feb 14 Vic Morrow, American actor (Combat, Roots, Twilight Zone the Movie), born in New York City, New York
  • Feb 15 Gerald Harper, broadcaster/actor (Tunes of Glory, Extra Day)
  • Feb 15 Graham Hill, auto racer (1962, 68 international racing champ), born in London, England
  • Feb 15 James Schlesinger, US Secretary of Defense (1973-75)
  • Feb 16 Peter NF Porter, Australian/British author/poet (Chair of Babel)
  • Feb 16 Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer (d. 1980)
  • Feb 17 Chaim Potok, novelist (Promise), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 17 Paul Meger, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Feb 18 Leonard Cyril Deighton, English author (Ipcress File, Fighter)
  • Feb 18 André Mathieu, Quebec composer (d. 1968)
  • Feb 19 Jacques Deray, French film director (d. 2003)
  • Feb 20 Amanda Blake [Beverly Louise Neill], American actress (Kitty Russell-Gunsmoke), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1989)
  • Feb 20 Toshiro Mayuzumi, composer (Sphenogramme), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Feb 21 James Beck, English actor (d. 1973)
  • Feb 22 Marni Nixon, singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood & Deborah Kerr), born in Altadena, California (d. 2016)
  • Feb 22 Ryne Duren, near-sighted pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Feb 22 James Hong, American actor
  • Feb 22 Rebecca Schull, American actress
  • Feb 23 Eduard W "Ed" Bauer, [Eddy Evers], Dutch actor (Bluejackets)
  • Feb 23 Elston Howard, Yankee catcher (1st African American NY Yankee/1963 AL MVP)
  • Feb 23 Richard Moryl, composer
  • Feb 24 David Houston, Major-General/Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland
  • Feb 24 Richard B Shull, Evanston Ill, actor (Diana, Holmes & Yoyo)
  • Feb 25 Peter Bingham Hinchcliff, British church historian (1 Sided Reciprocity)
  • Feb 25 Tommy Newsom, Va, musician/bandleader/saxophonist (Tonight Show)
  • Feb 27 Djalma Santos, Brazilian footballer, (d. 2013)
  • Feb 27 Jack Gibson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (d. 2008)
  • Feb 28 Frank O Gehry, architect (Galleria-Oklahoma City)
  • Feb 28 Hayden Fry, American football coach
  • Feb 28 John Montague, Irish poet and 1st occupant of the Ireland Chair of Poetry, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 28 Joseph Rouleau, French Canadian bass opera singer
  • Mar 1 Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (d. 1978)
  • Mar 2 Donald Gosling, English parkeerplaatsenmagnaat/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 3 Nicos Mamangakis, composer
  • Mar 4 Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam Neth, conductor (London Phil Orch 1969-78)
  • Mar 4 Josep Mestres-Quadreny, composer
  • Mar 5 Joan Shawlee, Forest Hills NY, actress (Prehistoric Women)
  • Mar 5 Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver
  • Mar 5 J. B. Lenoir, Monticello, Mississippi, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s
  • Mar 6 David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
  • Mar 6 Hal Miller, British MP
  • Mar 6 Ho Dam, North Korean secretary of State (1970-83)
  • Mar 6 Tom Foley, American politician (Rep-D, 1965-1995) and speaker of the house (1989-95), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2013)
  • Mar 7 Yvonne Chouteau, Native American dancer (one of the "five Moons" of Oklahoma), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Mar 9 Hugh Desmond Hoyte, president (Guyana, 1985-92)
  • Mar 9 Marie Cardinal, writer
  • Mar 11 Erskine Childers, unofficial/civil servant
  • Mar 11 Francisco Bernardo Pulgar Vidal, composer
  • Mar 11 Jackie McGlew, cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')
  • Mar 11 Timothy Carey, American actor (d. 1994)
  • Mar 12 Bernard Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-silver-1956)
  • Mar 12 Lupe Anguiano, Mexican-American civil rights activist
  • Mar 12 U Win Tin, jailed Burmese journalist
  • Mar 13 Jim Slater, British financier and writer, born in Heswall, Cheshire (d. 2015)
  • Mar 13 Peter Breck, actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2012)
  • Mar 13 Walter Medio, race horse trainer
  • Mar 13 Will Eisma, Dutch composer and violinist, born in Sungailiat, Indonesia
  • Mar 13 Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer (New York Times), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Mar 14 Thomas Bell Jr, race horse trainer
  • Mar 15 Tiezo Matsumura, composer
  • Mar 16 Edwin London, composer
  • Mar 16 Nadja Tiller, Austrian actress
  • Mar 18 Christa Wolf, German novelist (Divided Heaven)
  • Mar 18 Ctirad Kohoutek, composer
  • Mar 18 John Macurdy, American bass
  • Mar 19 Herman van San, composer
  • Mar 19 Michael Ryan, actor (John Randolph-Another World)
  • Mar 19 Robert Muczynski, composer
  • Mar 20 Germán Robles, Spanish actor
  • Mar 21 James Coco, actor (Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 21 Jules Verne Berman, space & science reporter (ABC-TV)
  • Mar 21 Maurice Catarcio, wrestler
  • Mar 23 Albert H Crews, astronaut
  • Mar 23 Gerrit den Braber, Dutch composer/producer
  • Mar 23 James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Pyt Potter, Otley)
  • Mar 23 Michael Manser, English architect, born in Bristol (d. 2016)
  • Mar 23 Roger Bannister, England, 1st to run a 4 minute mile (May 6, 1954)
  • Mar 24 Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)
  • Mar 25 Harris W Fawell, (Rep-R-IL, 1985- )
  • Mar 25 Kenneth Haigh, Yorkshire England, actor (Search for the Nile)
  • Mar 25 Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (d. 2003)
  • Mar 26 Maurice Simon, jazz musician
  • Mar 26 Edwin Turney, American businessman
  • Mar 28 Aubrey J Watson Sr, bishop
  • Mar 28 Paul England, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 29 Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian
  • Mar 29 Sheila Kitzinger, author, anthropologist & child birth educator, born in Taunton, Somerset
  • Mar 29 Yayoi Kusama, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japanese artist and writer
  • Mar 29 Utpal Dutt, Indian actor (d. 1993)
  • Mar 30 Richard Dysart, Brighton Mass, actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law)
  • Mar 30 Shirley Stoler, actress (Frankenhooker, 7 Beauties), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 31 Lee Patterson, actor (Dave-Surfside Six, Another World), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

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

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

Gangster Joe Gallo
Gangster
Joe Gallo
  • Apr 7 Bob Denard, French mercenary (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8 Jacques Brel, Belgium, singer/actor (Pain in the A__)
  • Apr 8 Renzo de Felice, historian
  • Apr 8 WIlliam K Everson, film historian
  • Apr 8 Walter Berry, Austria singer/ex husband of Christa Ludwig
  • Apr 9 Harvey Lichtenstein, pres (Bkln Academy of Music)
  • Apr 10 Dusan Radic, Serbian composer, born in Sombor (d. 2010)

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Apr 10 Max Von Sydow, Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Dreamscape), born in Lund, Sweden

  • Apr 11 Lawrence Coughlin, (Rep-R-PA, 1969- )