Famous People Born in 1945

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  • Jan 1 Jacques Ickx, Belgium, Le Mans auto race (6-time winner)
  • Jan 1 Peter Duncan, Australian politician
  • Jan 3 Stephen Stills, songwriter/guitarist (Cosby Stills & Nash), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 4 Jay Dee Maness, Loma Linda Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
  • Jan 4 Vesa-Matti Loiri, Finnish entertainer
  • Jan 4 Richard R. Schrock, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 5 Sam Wyche, NFL coach (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Jan 5 Roger Spottiswoode, Canadian-born film director
  • Jan 6 Barry Holstein Lopez, US author (Of Wolves & Men)
  • Jan 6 Barry John, Welsh rugby player
  • Jan 6 Pepe Le Pew, cartoon skunk (Au Dorable Kitty)
  • Jan 6 Allen Appel, American novelist
  • Jan 7 Tony Conigliaro, Mass, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
  • Jan 7 Dick Marty, Swiss politician
  • Jan 7 Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya
  • Jan 8 John Peters, rock drummer (Harpers Bizarre)
  • Jan 8 Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies)
  • Jan 9 Frank J Biondi Jr, president (HBO)
  • Jan 9 Harun Farocki, actor/director (Nicht loeschbares Feur)
  • Jan 9 John Doman, American actor

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Jan 10 Rod Stewart, British singer (Maggie Mae, Do You Think I'm Sexy), born in London, England

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart
  • Jan 10 Edward Wiskoski, American professional wrestler
  • Jan 11 Christine Kaufmann, Austria, actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips)
  • Jan 11 Samdech Preah Sanghareach Bour Kry, Supreme Patriarch of the Cambodian Dhammayutt Order
  • Jan 12 Maggie Bell, rocker, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jan 13 [Eileen] Joy[ce] Chant [Rutter], UK, sci-fi author (High Kings)
  • Jan 14 Einar Hakonarson, Icelandic painter
  • Jan 14 Maina Gielgud, British ballet dancer and administrator
  • Jan 14 Vonetta McGee, American actress, born in San Francisco, California, (d. 2010)
  • Jan 15 Vince Foster, American lawyer (d. 1993), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • Jan 15 William R. Higgins, USMC colonel (d. 1990)
  • Jan 15 Princess Michael of Kent, British royal
  • Jan 16 Kabir Bedi, actor (Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry)
  • Jan 17 William Hart, US singer (4 Gents, Delfonics-I'm Sorry)
  • Jan 17 Javed Akhtar, Indian lyricist, poet and scriptwriter
  • Jan 19 Charles Amirkhanian, composer
  • Jan 19 Rod Evans, rocker (Deep Purple-Come Taste the Band)
  • Jan 19 Vadim Abdrashitov, director (Fox Hunt, Parade of Planets)
  • Jan 20 Eric Stewart, rock guitarist (10cc-I'm Not in Love)
  • Jan 20 Peter Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 20 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, cricket commentator and correspondent
  • Jan 21 Andrew Stein, President of NYC council (D)
  • Jan 21 Chris Britton, rocker (Troggs-Rock & Roll Goldmine)
  • Jan 22 Michael Cristofer, actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)
  • Jan 23 Mike Harris, Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario
  • Jan 24 D. Todd Christofferson, LDS apostle
  • Jan 24 John Garamendi, American politician
  • Jan 25 Leigh Taylor-Young, actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 26 Mick Hill, cricketer (NSW all-rounder 1964-75)
  • Jan 26 Jacqueline du Pré, English cellist (d. 1987)
  • Jan 26 Barbara Kruger, American conceptual artist, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jan 27 Mairead Corrigan-Maguire, North Irish peace activist (Nobel 1976)
  • Jan 27 Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d. 2005)
  • Jan 28 Nick Raynsford, British MP
  • Jan 28 José Luis Perales, Spanish singer
  • Jan 28 Robert Wyatt, English musician
  • Jan 29 Donna Marie Caponi Young, LPGA golfer (US Open 1969, 70), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 29 James Nicholson, British MEP

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Jan 29 Tom Selleck, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Jan 29 Jim Nicholson, Irish politician

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Jan 29 Donna Caponi, LPGA Golfer and four-time Major winner, born in Detroit, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
  • Jan 30 Michael Dorris, writer
  • Jan 30 Robert Wittinger, composer
  • Jan 31 Noah Creshevsky, composer
  • Feb 1 Ole Buck, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen
  • Feb 2 Ronnie Goodson, rocker
  • Feb 3 Bob Griese, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 1971 Player of Year)
  • Feb 3 Johnny Cymbal, rocker (Mr Bass Man)
  • Feb 3 Willeke Alberti, [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
  • Feb 4 David Brenner, comedian/TV talk show host (Nightlife), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Feb 6 Bob [Robert Nesta] Marley, Nine Mile St Ann, Jamaican reggae musician and singer-songwriter (Wailers-No Woman)

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Feb 7 Gerald Davies, British rugby player
  • Feb 7 Pete Postlethwaite, actor (The Boxer)
  • Feb 7 Ian Jack, Scottish journalist
  • Feb 9 Bill Bergey, American NFL player, born in South Dayton, New York
  • Feb 9 Mia [Maria] Farrow, LA, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Purple Rose of Cairo)
  • Feb 10 John Hayes, secretary-general (British Law Society)
  • Feb 10 Klas Tuinstra, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Feb 12 Cliff De Young, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 12 Joe Schermie, bassist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 12 Maud Adams, Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)
  • Feb 13 Keith Nichols, jazz pianist
  • Feb 13 King Floyd, American singer-songwriter (Groove Me), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2006)
  • Feb 13 Roy Dyke, rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 13 David Tremlett, English Artist
  • Feb 14 Gregory Hines, actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 14 Hans Adam, prince of Liechtenstein
  • Feb 14 K M Jenkins, British director of personnel (Royal Mail)
  • Feb 14 Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
  • Feb 14 William Hill Boner, (Rep-D-TN, 1979- )
  • Feb 14 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Piriápolis, Uruguay, football goalkeeper, (d. 2013)
  • Feb 15 John Helliwell, British musician (Supertramp)
  • Feb 15 Douglas Hofstadter, American academic and writer
  • Feb 17 Brenda Fricker, actress (My Left Foot), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Feb 17 Patricia Morrow, actress (Rita-Peyton Place)
  • Feb 17 Willie J L Swildens-Rozendal, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Feb 18 Judy Rankin, LPGA golfer (Vare Trophy 1976-77), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 18 Michael Nader, actor (Peter-Gidget, Dex Dexter-Dynasty), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 19 Jon Whiteley, actor (Moonfleet)
  • Feb 19 Michael Nader, actor (Dynasty, All My Children)
  • Feb 19 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, born in Westow, England (d. 2001)
  • Feb 20 Alan Hull, singer/composer
  • Feb 20 Andrew Bergman, director/screenwriter (Soapdish, Honeymoon in Vegas)
  • Feb 20 Brion James, American actor (d. 1999)
  • Feb 20 Annu Kapoor, Indian actor
  • Feb 21 Paul Newton, rock bassist
  • Feb 21 Sudhir Naik, cricketer (Indian Test batsman in 2 Tests 1974)
  • Feb 22 Oliver [William Oliver Swofford], American pop singer (Good Morning Starshine, Jean), born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • Feb 22 Leslie Charleson, actress (Monica-General Hospital), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Feb 23 Frank Murray, police Officer
  • Feb 25 Elkie Brooks, rocker (Pearl's a Singer), born in Manchester, England
  • Feb 25 Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, essayist (Fireflies)
  • Feb 26 Mitch Ryder, rocker (& Detroit Wheels-Devil With the Blue Dress)
  • Feb 26 Peter Brock, Australian motorsports champion (d. 2006)
  • Feb 26 Giannis Ioannidis, Greek basketball coach and politician
  • Feb 27 Daniel Olbrychski, Poland, actor (La Truite)
  • Feb 28 Charles "Bubba" Smith, Tx, NFLer (Balt Colts)/actor (Police Academy)
  • Feb 28 Mimsy Farmer, actress (Devil's Angel, Road to Salina), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 28 Ronnie Rosman, rocker (Tommy James Shondells-Crystal Blue Persuasion)
  • Mar 2 Gordon Thompson, Canadian actor (Adam Carrington in Dynasty), born in Ottawa
  • Mar 2 Joy Garrett, actress (Jo-Days of Our Lives)
  • Mar 3 Farooq Hamid, cricketer (1-107 in Test, Pakistan v Australia 1964)
  • Mar 3 Hattie Winston, actress (Nurse, Electric Company), born in Greenville, Mississippi
  • Mar 4 Dieter Meier, Swiss singer/children book writer (Yello)
  • Mar 4 Jaime Tirelli, actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 4 Tara Browne, British socialite (d. 1966)
  • Mar 4 Frank Novak, American actor
  • Mar 4 Tommy Svensson, Swedish football manager
  • Mar 5 Randy Matson, US, shot putter (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Mar 6 Anna Maria Horsford, actress (Thelma Frye-Amen), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 6 Hugh Grundy, Winchester England, drummer (Zombies-She's Not There)
  • Mar 7 Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
  • Mar 7 John Heard, actor (Cat People, Cutter's Way, CHUD), born in Washington D.C.
  • Mar 8 Graeme Watson, cricketer (Australian opening batsman 5 Tests 1966-72)
  • Mar 8 Jim Chapman, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1985-1997), born in Washington, District of Columbia
  • Mar 8 Micky Dolenz, actor (Circus Boy)/singer (Monkees), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 8 Bruce Broughton, American composer
  • Mar 8 Anselm Kiefer, German painter
  • Mar 9 Laura Lee, [Rundless], singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights)
  • Mar 9 Robin Trower, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale), born in London, England
  • Mar 9 Dennis Rader, American serial killer
  • Mar 9 Robert Calvert, South African-British writer and musician (Hawkwind), born in Pretoria (d. 1988)
  • Mar 10 Katharine Houghton, actress (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Mar 10 Birgitta Sellén, Swedish politician
  • Mar 10 Elizabeth Brumfiel, [Elizabeth Stern], American feminist archaeologist, former president of the American Anthropological Association
  • Mar 11 Harvey Mandel, rock guitarist (Drei Amerikanische LP's)
  • Mar 11 Timothy Mason, consultant (British Arts Council)
  • Mar 11 Tricia O'Neal, actress (Piranha Part II), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Mar 11 Dock Ellis, American baseball player
  • Mar 12 Hans van Emden, Dutch guitarist (Les Baroques)
  • Mar 12 Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, American gangster
  • Mar 13 Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko, Russian mathematician
  • Mar 14 Herman[us J] van Veen, Neth, cabaretier/singer/composer/writer
  • Mar 14 Michael Martin Murphey, country singer (Wildfire), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 14 Walt Parazaider, rock saxophonist (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 15 Jorgen Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Mar 15 Mark J Green, American lawyer/author (Closed Enterprise System), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 15 Tracy Smith, long-distance runner, born in Altadena, California)
  • Mar 15 A. K. Faezul Huq, Bengali lawyer and politician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 17 Paco Gonzalez, race horse trainer
  • Mar 17 Elis Regina, Brazilian singer (d. 1982)
  • Mar 17 Michael Hayden, General USAF, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Mar 18 Aleksey Vakhonin, USSR, bantam weight (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Mar 18 Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress
  • Mar 18 Hiroh Kikai, Japanese photographer
  • Mar 18 Eric Woolfson, Scottish singer and producer (The Alan Parsons Project), born in Glasgow (d. 2009)
  • Mar 19 Lisa Nicole Baker, Detroit TX, playmate of the year (Nov 1966)
  • Mar 19 Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor
  • Mar 20 Larry Combest, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
  • Mar 20 Pat Riley, Schenectady NY, NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat)
  • Mar 20 Tim Yeo, British MP/under-sect (State of Environment)
  • Mar 20 Henry Bartholomay, American fighter pilot
  • Mar 20 Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author
  • Mar 21 Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • Mar 21 Vernon Guy, US gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees)
  • Mar 22 Alan Opie, baritone (Boughton Bethlehem, Britten 5 Canticles)
  • Mar 22 Charles "Chuck" Jackson, US singer (Playboy, Independents)
  • Mar 22 Jeremy Clyde, England, rocker (Chad & Jeremy-Yesterday's Gone)
  • Mar 23 Franco Battiato, Italian singer, songwriter and filmmaker
  • Mar 24 Robert T. Bakker, American paleontologist
  • Mar 24 Curtis Hanson, American film director and screenwriter (LA Confidential, 8 Mile), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2016)
  • Mar 26 Mikhail Voronin, Russian and Soviet gymnast (1968 Olympics: 7 medals including 2 gold, 1972 Olympics: 2 silver medals), born in Moscow (d. 2004)
  • Mar 27 Briton Selby, Canadian NHL player, born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Mar 28 Chuck Portz, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 28 Hans Brunhart, leader of Liechtenstein (1978-93)
  • Mar 28 Count Björn Hamilton, Swedish politician
  • Mar 29 Julie Goodyear, British actress (Bet Lynch-Coronation Street)

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Mar 29 Walt "Clyde" Frazier, NBA guard (NY Knicks), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Basketball Player Walt Frazier
Basketball Player
Walt Frazier
  • Mar 29 Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show)

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Mar 30 Eric Clapton, English singer and guitarist (Tears in Heaven), born in Ripley, Surrey, England

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • Mar 31 Valerie Curtin, American actress, writer, and producer
  • Apr 1 Heather Young, Bremerton Wash, actress (Betty-Land of Giants)
  • Apr 1 Kenny Buttrey, American influential drummer, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2004)
  • Apr 2 Don Sutton, baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Apr 2 Linda Hunt, actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Apr 2 Lord Skelmersdale, British minister (C)
  • Apr 2 Anne Waldman, American poet
  • Apr 3 Catherine Spaak, France, actress (Libertine, Hotel, Circle of Love)
  • Apr 3 Richard Manuel, rock pianist/vocalist (Band-Up on Cripple Creek)
  • Apr 3 Wim J Deetman, Dutch minister of education/MP (CDA)