Famous People Born in 1940 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 724

  • Jul 9 John Salvito, rocker (Duprees)
  • Jul 10 Dawid J "Dawie" de Villiers, South African minister of energy (1989- )
  • Jul 10 Keith Stackpole, cricketer (aggressive Australian opener 1966-74)
  • Jul 10 Mills Watson, actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ & Bear), born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 10 Helen Donath, American soprano
  • Jul 10 Tom Farmer, Scottish entrepreneur
  • Jul 11 Rafael Martinez, horse trainer
  • Jul 11 Terry Patchett, politician
  • Jul 11 Yvon Charbonneau, French Canadian union leader and politician

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Jul 13 Patrick Stewart, English actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation, Charles Xavier-X-men), born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

  • Jul 13 Paul Prudhomme, cajun chef (K-Paul), born in Opelousas. Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Jul 14 Susan Howatch, English author
  • Jul 16 Tony Jackson, rock bassist/vocalist (Searchers), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jul 17 Phyllis Davis, Port Arthur Tx, actress (Love American Style, Vega$)
  • Jul 17 Tim Brooke-Taylor, English comedian
  • Jul 18 James Brolin, actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 18 Joseph Torre, outfield/manager (Braves, Mets, 1971 NL MVP)
  • Jul 19 Vikki Carr [Florencia Vicenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona)], singer (Let it Be Him), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jul 19 Dennis Cole, actor (Felony Squad, Brackens's World), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 20 Tony Oliva, ball player, batting champ (AL Rookie of Year 1964)
  • Jul 21 James E Clyburn, (Rep-D-South Carolina)

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Jul 22 Alex Trebek, Canadian-American TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy), born in Sudbury, Ontario

Host of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek
Host of Jeopardy!
Alex Trebek
  • Jul 22 Stan Ross, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 22 Yuriy Klimov, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Jul 22 Judith Walzer Leavitt, American college professor
  • Jul 23 Don Imus, radio disc jockey (WNBC)
  • Jul 23 Gary Stites, rock vocalist (Lonely For You)
  • Jul 24 Carroll A Campbell Jr, (Rep-R-SC, 1979-86)
  • Jul 24 Stanley Hauerwas, American theologian
  • Jul 24 Dan Hedaya, American actor
  • Jul 25 John Pennel, pole vaulter (James E Sullivan Award-1963)
  • Jul 26 Brian Mawhinney, chairman (British Conservative Party)
  • Jul 26 Mary Jo Kopechne, Ted Kennedy's car passenger
  • Jul 26 Dobie Gray, Brookshire Texas, American singer (Drift Away)
  • Jul 26 Tolis Voskopoulos, Greek singer
  • Jul 27 Pina Bausch, German dancer
  • Jul 28 Phil Proctor, comedian (Firesign Theater)
  • Jul 30 Clive Sinclair, British computer inventor (ZX Spectrum)
  • Jul 30 Patricia Schroeder, (Rep-D-Colorado, 1973- )
  • Jul 30 Reva Rose, singer/actress (Temperature's Rising), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 30 Pat Schroeder, American politician
  • Jul 31 Stanley Jaffe, producer (Fatal Attraction)
  • Aug 1 Joan Joyce, Waterbury Ct, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1983)
  • Aug 1 Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire, born in Nailsea, Somerset
  • Aug 2 Doris Kenner, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Aug 3 John W Carlin, (Gov-D-KS)
  • Aug 3 Joseph Dorfman, composer
  • Aug 3 Lance Alworth, NFL hall of famer (Charger, Cowboys), born in Houston, Texas

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Aug 3 Martin Sheen, [Ramon Estevez], actor (Badlands, The West Wing), born in Dayton, Ohio

  • Aug 4 Karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities)
  • Aug 4 Rosemarie "Timi" Yuro, US singer (Hurt)
  • Aug 4 Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia
  • Aug 6 Louise Sorel, actress (BS I Love You, Crimes of Passion), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 6 Mukhu Aliyev, Russian politician, President of Dagestan
  • Aug 7 Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)
  • Aug 7 Tom Barlow, (Rep-D-Kentucky)
  • Aug 7 Jean-Luc Dehaene, Belgian Prime Minister (1992-99), born in Montpellier, France, (d. 2014)
  • Aug 8 Dilip Sardesai, cricketer (high scoring Indian batsman of 60's)
  • Aug 9 Beverlee McKinsey, Oklahoma, actress (Iris-Another World, Guiding Light)
  • Aug 10 Barbara Mills, QC, British Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Aug 10 Bobby Hatfield, Wisc, rocker (Righteous Bros-Unchained Melody)
  • Aug 10 Richard Wells, Chief Constable (South Yorkshire)
  • Aug 10 Sid Waddell, Darts Commentator for the PDC
  • Aug 11 Kip King, actor (Charlie & Company), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 12 Alexander Yossifov, composer
  • Aug 12 Eddie Barlow, cricketer (Great South African all-rounder)
  • Aug 12 Michael Brunson, TV reporter/newscaster/actor (Never Say Die)
  • Aug 13 Ann Armstrong Dailey, founder (Children's Hospice Intl)
  • Aug 13 Timothy Wood, British government asst whip
  • Aug 14 Dash Crofts, Cisco Tx, singer (Seals & Crofts-Summer Breeze)
  • Aug 14 Galen Hall, WLAF Head Coach (Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire)
  • Aug 15 Gudrun Ensslin, German terrorist
  • Aug 15 Rita Shane, American soprano
  • Aug 16 Bruce Beresford, Austral director (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies)
  • Aug 17 David E Price, (Rep-D-North Carolina)
  • Aug 17 Thomas Williams, US, ice hockey play (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Aug 18 Joan Joyce, Waterbury CT, LPGA golfer (1984 S&H Golf Classic-6th)
  • Aug 19 Jan Claire, actor (American Anthem)
  • Aug 19 Jill St John, [Oppenheim], actress (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 19 Johnny Nash, rocker (I Can See Clearly Now), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 20 John Lantree, rocker (The Honeycombs), born in Newbury, Berkshire
  • Aug 20 Rex Sellers, Aust cricketer leg-spinner (bowled 5 overs in Tests)
  • Aug 20 Sam Melville, Utah, actor (Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks)
  • Aug 20 Rubén Hinojosa, American politician
  • Aug 21 Ana Isabel Anderson-Imbert, physician, rheumatologist
  • Aug 21 Robert Camac, horse trainer
  • Aug 22 Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 22 David Vance, horse trainer
  • Aug 22 George Reinholt, actor (Steve-Another World, One Life to Live), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Aug 22 John Banham, director-general (CBI)
  • Aug 23 Richard Sanders, actor (Les Nessman -WKRP), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 23 Tony Bill, SD Cal, actor (What Really Happened to the Class of '65)
  • Aug 24 Don Cormier Sr, horse trainer
  • Aug 24 Tony Secunda, rock band manager
  • Aug 24 Francine Lalonde, Quebec politician
  • Aug 25 Jose Van Dam, bass-baritone (Francois d'Assisif), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Aug 26 Don LaFontaine, American voice actor (d. 2008)
  • Aug 27 David Hart, gen-sect (National Association of Head Teachers)
  • Aug 27 Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock, American jazz guitarist
  • Aug 28 William Cohen, US Secretary of Defense (1997-2001), (Sen-R Maine, 1979-97), born in Bangor, Maine
  • Aug 28 Ken Jenkins, American actor
  • Aug 28 Roger Pingeon, French cylist
  • Aug 28 Nik Turner, English musician (Hawkwind)
  • Aug 29 James Brady, US press secretary (wounded during Reagan assassin attempt)
  • Aug 29 Wilhelm Ruska, Holland, judo champ (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Aug 29 Earl Gros, American NFL running back (Green Bay), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 31 Alain Calmat, France, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1964)
  • Aug 31 Jack Thompson [John Payne], Australian actor (Breaker Morant, The Man from Snowy River), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Sep 2 Beverly Sanders, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey), born in Hollywood, California
  • Sep 2 Jimmy Clanton, Baton Rogue, La, rock vocalist (Just a Dream)
  • Sep 2 Mike Pyne, jazz Pianist
  • Sep 3 Pauline Collins, actress (Shirley Valentine), born in London, England
  • Sep 3 Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist and writer, born in Montevideo
  • Sep 5 Lewis Spratlan, composer

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Sep 5 Raquel Welch, (Myra Breckenridge, 1,000,000 BC, 100 Rifles), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actress Raquel Welch
Actress
Raquel Welch
  • Sep 6 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
  • Sep 7 Dario Argento, director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae)
  • Sep 8 Willie Tyler, Red Level Ala, ventriloquist (Lester)
  • Sep 8 Quentin L. Cook, LDS apostle
  • Sep 9 Joe Negroni, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), born in New York City (d. 1978)
  • Sep 10 Roy Ayers, LA, disco jazz artist (Fever, You Send Me)
  • Sep 10 Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Sep 11 Bernie Dwyer, rock drummer (Freddie & The Dreamers)
  • Sep 11 Brian DePalma, film director (Body Double, Dressed to Kill), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 11 Theodore Olson, U.S. Solicitor General
  • Sep 11 Robert Palmer, last CEO of Digital Equipment Corporation
  • Sep 12 Linda Gray, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sep 12 Mickey Lolich, pitcher (Detroit Tiger, won 25 in 1971)
  • Sep 12 Roger K Crouch, Jamestown Tenn, astronauts (STS 83, 94)
  • Sep 12 Stephen J Solarz, (Rep-D-NY, 1975-93)
  • Sep 12 Susan Sennett, actress (Big Bad Mama), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sep 12 Patrick Mower, English actor
  • Sep 13 Joyce Schouten, Dutch singer (Fouryo's)
  • Sep 13 Óscar Arias, Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Sep 13 Gene Page, arranger and composer (Righteous Brothers, Marvin Gaye), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • Sep 14 Larry Brown, NBA player/NBA coach (NY Knicks)
  • Sep 14 Leo H Ferrier, Suriname writer (Atman)
  • Sep 15 Frank Linzy, American baseball player, born in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
  • Sep 15 Merlin Olsen, UT, NFL tackle (Rams)/sportscaster/actor (Father Murphy)
  • Sep 15 Norman [Richard] Spinrad, US, sci-fi author (Child of Fortune)
  • Sep 17 Jan Eliasson, Swedish diplomat
  • Sep 17 Sotiris Moustakas, Greek actor (d. 2007)
  • Sep 18 Frankie Avalon, actor (Beach movies)/singer (Venus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 19 Bill Medley, Santa Ana Cal, rocker (Righteous Bros-Up Where We Belong)
  • Sep 19 Paul Williams, singer/composer/actor (Planet of the Apes), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 19 Sylvia Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Chatham, Ontario
  • Sep 20 Joseph J DioGuardi, (Rep-R-NY, 1985- )
  • Sep 21 Bill Kurtis, newscaster (American Parade), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Sep 21 Hermann Knoflacher, Austrian civil engineer
  • Sep 22 Anna Karina, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Alphaville)
  • Sep 22 Edward Boguslawski, composer
  • Sep 23 Tim Rose, American singer-songwriter, born in Washington D. C. (d. 2002)
  • Sep 24 Barbara Allbut, rock vocalist (Angels), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Sep 24 Yves Navarre, French writer (d. 1994)
  • Sep 25 Timothy Severin, author/explorer
  • Sep 27 Josephine Barstow, opera singer
  • Sep 27 Benoni Beheyt, Belgian cyclist
  • Sep 28 Alekander Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 29/31, T-6)
  • Sep 28 Aleksandr Y Kalery, Russian cosmonaut
  • Sep 28 George Greenstein, author (Secret of a Jewish Baker)
  • Sep 29 Jimmy Knapp, trade unionist
  • Sep 29 John Dawes, rugby coach
  • Sep 29 Mike Eischeid, NFL punter (Oakland Raiders)
  • Sep 29 Nicola Di Bari, Italian singer
  • Sep 30 Harry Winston Jerome, Sask Canada, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1964)
  • Oct 1 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
  • Oct 2 Lord Davies, chairman (Welsh National Opera)
  • Oct 2 Gheorghe Gruia, Romanian handball player
  • Oct 3 Alan O'Day, rocker, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • Oct 3 Jean Ratelle, NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)
  • Oct 3 Mike Troy, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1960)
  • Oct 4 Silvio Marzolini, Argentine footballer
  • Oct 4 Alberto Vilar, Cuban-American investor and philanthropist
  • Oct 5 Bob Cowper, cricketer (Aust LHB, 307 v England MCG 1966 Very rich
  • Oct 6 Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 6 Ellen Travolta, actress (Grease, Charles in Charge), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Oct 6 Wyche Fowler Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977-87)
  • Oct 7 Bruce F Vento, (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1977- )
  • Oct 7 Dino Valenti, rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
  • Oct 7 Richard H Stallings, (Rep-D-ID, 1985- )
  • Oct 8 Fred Cash, rocker (Impressions), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Oct 9 Gordon J. Humphrey, US Senator (R) New Hampshire (1979-90), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • Oct 9 Hans Ulrich Humpert, composer

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Oct 9 Joe Pepitone, MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York

MLB First Baseman and Outfielder Joe Pepitone
MLB First Baseman and Outfielder
Joe Pepitone

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Oct 9 John Lennon, British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1980)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Oct 13 Chris Farlowe [John Henry Deighton], English singer (Out of Times), born in London
  • Oct 13 Pharoah Sanders, American saxophonist
  • Oct 14 Christopher Timothy, British actor (All Creatures Great & Small)

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Oct 14 Cliff Richard [Harry Webb], English rock vocalist (Suddenly), born in Lucknow, India

  • Oct 14 Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (1972 Philadelphia Classic)
  • Oct 14 Pat Finley, actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Oct 15 Peter Doherty, Australian immunologist, Nobel laureate
  • Oct 16 Barry Corbin, actor (Maurice-Northern Exposure)

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Oct 16 Dave DeBusschere, NBA foward (NY Knick)/last ABA commissioner, born in Detroit, Michigan

NBA Forward and MLB Player Dave DeBusschere
NBA Forward and MLB Player
Dave DeBusschere
  • Oct 17 Peter Stringfellow, British nightclub owner
  • Oct 17 Jim Smith, English footballer and manager
  • Oct 18 Cynthia Weil, American songwriter, born in New York City
  • Oct 19 Jerzy Kulej, Poland, light welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1964, 68), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 19 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)
  • Oct 20 Kathy Kirby, British singer