Famous People Born in 1937 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 625

  • Apr 10 Stan Mellor, British racehorse trainer/jockey
  • Apr 10 Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet
  • Apr 12 Igor Volk, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-12) and test pilot, born in Zmiiv, Ukraine (d. 2017)
  • Apr 12 Raymond Ceulemans, Belgian world champ billiards player
  • Apr 13 Edward Fox, Chelsea, London, English actor (Never Say Never Again, Gandhi)
  • Apr 13 Lanford Wilson, US playwright (Hot L Baltimore)
  • Apr 13 Peter M Harris, Official Solicitor (Supreme Court)
  • Apr 15 Earl Russell, historian
  • Apr 17 Brian Sedgemore, British MP
  • Apr 17 Daffy Duck, animated character
  • Apr 17 Eduard N Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Apr 17 Terry Dicks, British MP
  • Apr 17 Ferdinand Piëch, Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive
  • Apr 18 Robert Hooks, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 18 Tatyana Shchelkanova, USSR, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1964)
  • Apr 18 Jan Kaplický, British architect of Czech origin
  • Apr 19 Elinor Donahue, actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life), born in Tacoma, Washington

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Apr 19 Joseph Estrada, Filipino actor and 13th President of the Philippines, born in Tondo, Philippines

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada

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Apr 20 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Apr 21 Charles Lee Herron, Ky, FBI most wanted fugitive (Jan 1 1986)
  • Apr 22 Bobbi Fiedler, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
  • Apr 22 David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)

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Apr 22 Jack Nicholson, American actor (One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest, Shining), born in Neptune City, New Jersey

  • Apr 22 Jack Nitzsche, composer/songwriter (An Officer & a Gentleman)
  • Apr 22 Kenneth Palmer, umpire and cricketer (1-190 in only Test for England)
  • Apr 23 Barry Shepherd, cricketer (Australian lefty bat early 60's)
  • Apr 23 Don Massengale, PGA golfer (1966 Bing Crosby Celebrity), born in Jackson, Texas
  • Apr 23 Victoria Glendinning, author (Edith Sitwell A Unicorn Among Lions)
  • Apr 24 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist (d. 2001)
  • Apr 25 Bo Brundin, actress (Rhinemann Exchange), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Apr 25 Thomas Faber, publisher
  • Apr 26 Robert Boozer, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1960), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2012)
  • Apr 27 Phil Jones, newsman (CBS)
  • Apr 27 Sandy Dennis, American actress (d. 1992)

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Apr 28 Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq (1979-2003), born in Al-Awja, Iraq (d. 2006)

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • Apr 29 Jill Paton Walsh, English writer
  • May 1 Bo Nilsson, Swedish composer (Doppelspiel)
  • May 1 Una Stubbs, English actress ( Till Death Us Do Part), born in Welwyn Garden City
  • May 2 Gisela Elsner, German writer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1992)
  • May 2 Lorenzo Music, American writer/actor/voice (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 3 Nélida Piñon, Brazilian writer
  • May 4 Ron Carter, jazz bassist (Ron Carter Meets Bach)
  • May 4 Hans Ulrich Lehmann, composer
  • May 4 Mr. Fuji, Former professional wrestler
  • May 4 Dick Dale, American guitarist
  • May 5 Rob Van Gennep, publisher
  • May 6 Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Clifton, New Jersey, American boxer whose murder convictions were overturned after 19 years in prison
  • May 7 Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player
  • May 8 Daniel Robberechts, Belgian writer (Labia Majora)
  • May 8 Dennis DeConcini, (Sen-D-AZ, 1977- )
  • May 8 Michael Simmons, Air Marshal (British Ministry of Defense)
  • May 8 Thomas Pynchon, novelist (V, Gravity's Rainbow), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • May 8 Carlos Gaviria Díaz, Colombian politician
  • May 8 Mike Cuellar, baseball player
  • May 9 Dave Prater, Ocilla Ga, rock vocalist (Sam & Dave)
  • May 9 Sonny Curtis, Texas, guitarist (Crickets)
  • May 9 José Rafael Moneo, Spanish architect
  • May 10 Arthur Kopit, US playwright ('Wings', 'Nine'), born in New York City
  • May 10 Jim Hickman, baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs), born in Henning, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • May 10 Tamara Press, USSR, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-gold-60)
  • May 11 David Allan, cricketer (West Indian wicketkeeper 1962-66)
  • May 12 Beryl Burton, UK, won record (7) women's cycling titles
  • May 12 George Carlin, comedian (7 dirty words, AM & FM, Carwash), born in The Bronx, New York
  • May 12 Gerry E Studds, (Rep-D-MA, 1973- )
  • May 13 John Cope, MP/Paymaster General
  • May 13 Judith Somogi, American conductor (Frankfurt Opera-1982), born in NYC, New York
  • May 13 Roger [Joseph] Zelazny, sci-fi author (6 Hugos, Chronicles of Amber)
  • May 13 Zohra Lampert, American actress (Doctor's Hospital), born in NYC, New York

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May 13 Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater), born in Sainte-Justine, Quebec

Novelist and Author of
Novelist and Author of "contes"
Roch Carrier
  • May 13 Trevor Baylis, English inventor of the wind-up radio
  • May 14 Dick Howser, shortstop (Kansas City A's), manager (KC Royals)
  • May 14 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer/actor (Floris)
  • May 14 Peter Frederic Williams, composer
  • May 15 Trini Lopez, Trinidad, singer/guitarist (If I Had a Hammer)
  • May 15 Madeleine Albright, American politician and diplomat and 1st female U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • May 16 James Hunt Jr, (Gov-NC)
  • May 16 Yvonne Craig, actress (Batgirl-Batman, Kissin Cousin), born in Taylorville Illinois (d. 2015)
  • May 17 Hazel R. O'Leary, United States Secretary of Energy
  • May 18 Brooks Robinson, Baltimore Oriole 3rd baseman (1955-77)
  • May 18 Jacques Santer, Pres (European Commission)
  • May 19 Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer
  • May 19 Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)
  • May 20 Dave Hill, PGA golfer (1967 Memphis), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • May 20 Benjamin Guinness, 3rd Earl of Iveagh, British brewer (Guinness) and large landowner (d. 1992)
  • May 20 Teddy Randazzo, song writer (I'm on the Outside Looking In)
  • May 23 John Mazza, horse trainer
  • May 26 Yehuda Yannay, composer
  • May 29 Alwin Schockemohle, horse show jumper
  • May 29 Irmin Schmidt, rocker (Can)
  • May 29 Peter Kolman, composer
  • May 29 Charles W. Pickering, American judge
  • May 30 Arthur C. Jacobs, Scottish poet, born in Glasgow (d. 1994)
  • May 30 Harry Statham, American basketball coach
  • May 31 Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jun 1 Colleen McCullough, Australian author (Tim, Indecent Obsession), born in Wellington, New Zealand

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Jun 1 Morgan Freeman, Academy award winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Jun 1 Rosaleen Linehan, Irish actress
  • Jun 2 Jimmy Jones, American singer-songwriter (Handy Man), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • Jun 3 Solomon P Ortiz, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • Jun 4 Mortimer B Zuckerman, CEO (US News & World Report, NY Daily News)
  • Jun 4 Freddy Fender, American musician ("Before the Next Teardrop Falls"), born in San Benito, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Jun 4 Robert Fulghum, American author
  • Jun 4 Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Jun 5 Stanley Lunetta, composer
  • Jun 5 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
  • Jun 7 Neeme Järvi, Estonian conductor
  • Jun 7 Bert sugar, sports writer (Sting like a Bee), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • Jun 8 Bruce McCandless II, Cap USN/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 8 Norma Shaw, English lawn bowler, born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire (d. 2009)
  • Jun 9 Sven Conrad Stayers, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1962)
  • Jun 9 Harald Rosenthal, German biologist
  • Jun 10 Richard Foreman, American theatrical director (Daily Life), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 11 Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], South Bend, Indiana, American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II)
  • Jun 11 Johnny Brown, comedian (Good Times, Leslie Uggams), born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • Jun 11 Robin Warren, Australian pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
  • Jun 12 Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician
  • Jun 12 Antal Festetics, Austrian biologist
  • Jun 13 Eleanor Holmes Norton, lawyer/(Rep-D-DC), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 14 Jørgen Leth, Danish film director
  • Jun 15 Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60's)
  • Jun 15 Ray Coleman, British music journalist and biographer, born in Leicester (d. 1996)
  • Jun 15 Rolf Riehm, German composer, born in Saarbrücken
  • Jun 15 Waylon Jennings, country singer/guitarist (Ramblin' Man)
  • Jun 16 August Busch III, CEO (Anheuser-Busch, St Louis Cards)
  • Jun 16 Erich Segal, author (Love Story, Oliver's Story), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 16 Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Tsar of Bulgaria
  • Jun 17 Peter Lupus, actor (Mission Impossible)
  • Jun 18 Gail Godwin, US, author (Perfectionists, Odd Woman)
  • Jun 18 John D [Jay] Rockefeller IV, (Sen-D-WV, 1985- )
  • Jun 18 Varbara Ann Teer, US actress/director (National Black Theatre Company)
  • Jun 18 Vitaly Mikhailovich Zholobov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 21)
  • Jun 20 Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)
  • Jun 21 Anna Davies, prof of Comparative Philology (Oxford U)
  • Jun 21 John Edrich, cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965)
  • Jun 23 Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland
  • Jun 25 Mirabel Morgan, author (Total Woman)
  • Jun 26 Sombat Metanee, Thai film actor
  • Jun 26 Robert Coleman Richardson, American physicist, Nobel laureate
  • Jun 27 Joseph P Allen IV, Crawfordsville Ind, PhD/astronaut (STS-5, STS 51A)
  • Jun 28 Richard Bright, American actor (d. 2006)
  • Jun 28 George Knudson, Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
  • Jun 28 Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (d. 1995)
  • Jul 1 Ebrahim I Ebrahim, South African ANCer/Umkhonto we Sizwe-leader
  • Jul 2 Dick Berardino, baseball player
  • Jul 2 Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)
  • Jul 2 Richard Petty "The King", American NASCAR Driver (7x NASCAR Championship, 7x Daytona 500), born in Level Cross, North Carolina

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Jul 3 Tom Stoppard, Czech playwright (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern-1968 Tony), born in Zlín, Czechoslovakia

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Playwright
Tom Stoppard
  • Jul 4 Hector Palma, horse trainer
  • Jul 4 Thomas Nagel, American philosopher
  • Jul 5 Brooke Hayward, author (Haywire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 5 Frouwke J Laning-Boersema, Dutch politician (CDA) 2nd Chamber
  • Jul 5 Nita M Lowey, (Rep-D-New York)
  • Jul 6 Gene Chandler, [Eugene Dixon], rocker (Duke of Earl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 6 Ned Beatty, Lexington Ky, actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network)
  • Jul 6 Tony Lewis, cricketer (England batsman, captain 1972-73)
  • Jul 6 Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian pianist/conductor (Tchakowsky-1961), born in Gorky, Russia
  • Jul 7 Carroll Hubbard Jr, American politician (Rep-D-KY, 1975-93), born in Murray, Kentuckey
  • Jul 8 Barbara Ann Loden, actress (Ernie Kovac's Show)
  • Jul 9 Clemon Daniels, AFL player of year 1963, halfback (Oak, Dallas SF)
  • Jul 9 David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)
  • Jul 9 Marty Springstead, Nyack, New York, American Major League baseball umpire and umpire supervisor
  • Jul 10 Sandy Stewart, singer (Sing Along With Mitch, Mr President), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 11 Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer

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Jul 12 Bill Cosby, American actor and comedian (Cosby Show, I Spy, Leonard Part 6), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
  • Jul 12 Mickey Edwards, (Rep-R-OK, 1977- )
  • Jul 12 Lionel Jospin, Prime Minister of France 1997-2002
  • Jul 12 Michel Louvain, French Canadian singer
  • Jul 13 Charles Coody, Stamford TX, PGA golfer (1971 Masters)
  • Jul 14 Khalid Hassan, Pak cricket leg-spinner (took 2-116 at 16 in only Test)
  • Jul 14 Yoshiro Mori, Japanese politician
  • Jul 16 Richard Bryan, (Sen-D Nevada)
  • Jul 17 Jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer
  • Jul 18 Roald Hoffman, Polish-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jul 18 Hunter S. Thompson, American journalist and author (Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas) (d. 2005)
  • Jul 19 George Hamilton IV, American country musician, born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 19 Larry Boxx, founder (Land B Computer Serv)
  • Jul 19 Richard Jordan [Robert Anson Jordan Jr.], American actor (Dune, Gettysburg), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Ken Ogata, Japanese actor
  • Jul 22 John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
  • Jul 22 V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
  • Jul 22 Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Jul 23 Dave Webster, Led his football team to a National Championship in 1958
  • Jul 23 Bruce Surtees, cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Jul 24 Baroness Blatch, British minister of state for Education
  • Jul 24 Barry Lloyd Vercoe, composer
  • Jul 24 Quinlan Terry, architect
  • Jul 25 Colin Renfrew, English archeologist
  • Jul 27 Anna Dawson, British comedienne (Violet-Keeping Up Appearances)
  • Jul 27 Chuck Jackson, Latta SC, singer (Any Day Now, I Don't Want to Cry)
  • Jul 27 Don Galloway, Brooksville Ky, actor (Arrest & Trial, Ironside)
  • Jul 27 Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator
  • Jul 28 Peter Duchin, American pianist/bandleader (Peter Duchin Orch), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 28 Francis Veber, French film director and screenwriter
  • Jul 29 Daniel McFadden, American economist, Nobel Prize Laureate
  • Jul 31 Isabelle F Daniels, Jakin Georgia, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-56)
  • Aug 1 Alfonse M D'Amato, (Sen-R-NY 1981- ), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 2 Garth Hudson, Canada, pop musician (The Band-Life is a Carnival)
  • Aug 2 Ronald Brierley, company chairman
  • Aug 2 William Cannon, football player (Heisman-1959)
  • Aug 3 Duncan Sharpe, cricketer (3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60)