Famous People Born in 1947

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 936

  • Jan 1st Alexei Ivanovich Bobrov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1st Gary "BB" Coleman, blues vocal/guitarist/producer
  • Jan 1st Peter Lankhorst, Dutch MP (PPR)
  • Jan 1st Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Rus cosmonaut (Soyuz T-8, TM-4, STS 63)
  • Jan 1st Jon Corzine, American politician
  • Jan 1st Paula Tsui, Hong Kong singer
  • Jan 2nd Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)
  • Jan 2nd Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 2nd Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Jan 2nd Jack Hanna, American zoologist
  • Jan 3rd Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 4th Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • Jan 4th Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter
  • Jan 5th Michael DeWine, (Rep-R-Oh, 1983- )
  • Jan 5th Ted Lange, actor (Isaac-Love Boat, Mr T & Tina), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 5th Mercury Morris, American football player
  • Jan 6th Sandy Denny, country singer (Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go), born in London, England
  • Jan 6th Ian Millar, Halifax NS, dressage rider (World Cup 1988, 89, Oly-96)
  • Jan 7th David Porcelijn, Dutch composer/conductor
  • Jan 7th Shobha De, Indian writer
  • Jan 8th David Bowie [Jones], English singer-songwriter (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust), born in London, England (d. 2016)
  • Jan 8th Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
  • Jan 8th Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies-You are the Air that I Breathe)
  • Jan 8th Don Bendell, American author & karate master
  • Jan 8th Samuel Schmid, Swiss politician
  • Jan 9th Ronnie Landfield, American artist
  • Jan 10th George Alec Effinger, US, sci-fi author (Nick of Time)
  • Jan 10th Afeni Shakur, mother of Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, member of the Black Panther Party
  • Jan 11th Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress (Zulu Dawn)
  • Jan 11th Bryan Robson, English international soccer star
  • Jan 12th Tom Dempsey, NFL record-holder (longest field goal, 63 yards)
  • Jan 13th John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)
  • Jan 13th Peter Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Jan 13th Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
  • Jan 13th Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
  • Jan 14th Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
  • Jan 15th Andrea Martin, Portland ME, comediene (SCTV, Club Paradise)
  • Jan 15th Pete Waterman, rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
  • Jan 16th Georgette Mosbacher, CEO (La Prairie cosmetics)
  • Jan 16th Juliet Berto, Grenoble France, actress (Le Sex Shop)
  • Jan 16th Magdalen Nabb, British author (d. 2007)
  • Jan 16th Harvey Proctor, British politician
  • Jan 17th Gail Toushin, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 17th Jane Elliot, actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 17th Todd Susman, St Louis Mo, actor (Goodnight Beantown)
  • Jan 17th Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer
  • Jan 18th Takeshi Kitano, Tokyo, Japan, actor (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Fireworks)
  • Jan 19th Alessandro Haber, actor (China is Near)
  • Jan 19th Ann Compton, news reporter (ABC TV)
  • Jan 19th Paula Deen, American chef and restaurateur
  • Jan 20th George Grantham, rocker (Poco-Crazy Eyes)
  • Jan 20th Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)
  • Jan 20th Cyrille Guimard, French cyclist and directeur sportif
  • Jan 21st Jill Eikenberry, New Haven Ct, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project)
  • Jan 21st Jimmy Ibbotson, Penn, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • Jan 21st Pye Hastings, English singer and musician (Caravan)
  • Jan 21st Michel Jonasz, French singer and composer
  • Jan 23rd Thomas R Carper, (Rep-D-DE, 1983- )
  • Jan 23rd Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia
  • Jan 23rd Gatewood Galbraith, [Louis], Carlisle, Kentucky, Lawyer, American political activist, iconic Kentucky political figure, (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24th David Randall, priest
  • Jan 24th Giorgio Chinaglia, Carrara Italy, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24th Warren Zevon, rocker (Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 24th Masashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
  • Jan 25th Tostão, Brazilian footballer
  • Jan 25th Ángel Nieto, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • Jan 26th Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], France, actor (Les Valseuses)
  • Jan 26th Michel Sardou, French singer
  • Jan 27th Nedra Telley, vocalist (Ronettes-Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 27th Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 27th Vyron Polydoras, Greek politician
  • Jan 28th MJ Ainsworth, CEO (Institute of Chartered Secretaries)
  • Jan 28th Valerie Bragg, principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst)
  • Jan 29th David Byron, vocalist (Uriah Heep)
  • Jan 29th Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)
  • Jan 29th Michael Mavor, Head Master (Rugby School)
  • Jan 29th Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jan 29th Marián Varga, Slovak musician
  • Jan 30th Martin Christoph Redel, composer
  • Jan 30th Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
  • Jan 30th Les Barker, English poet
  • Jan 31st Jim Nollman, composer

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Jan 31st Nolan Ryan, Refugio Texas, MLB pitcher (Mets, Angels, Astros) (7 no-hitters, 5,714 Ks)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Feb 1st Adam Ingram, British MP
  • Feb 1st Terry Hibbitt, soccer star
  • Feb 1st Mike Brant, Israeli pop singer (d. 1975)
  • Feb 1st Normie Rowe, Australian singer

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Feb 2nd Farrah Fawcett, Texas, actress (Charley's Angels, Burning Bed)

  • Feb 2nd Aleksandr Medved, USSR, wrestler (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
  • Feb 2nd Derek Shulman, rocker
  • Feb 2nd Peter Lucia, rock drummer (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
  • Feb 3rd Chose Alberts, [Krommenhoek], vocalist (Yet Many Years)
  • Feb 3rd Dave Davies, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola), born in London, England
  • Feb 3rd Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)
  • Feb 3rd Koos Alberts, [Krommenhoek], Dutch vocalist (Many More Years to Come)
  • Feb 3rd Melanie, [Safka], Astoria, vocalist/songwriter (Candles in Rain)
  • Feb 3rd Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)
  • Feb 3rd Stephen McHattie, Canadian actor
  • Feb 4th James Danforth "Dan" Quayle, USA (Sen-R-Ind, 44th Vice President 1989-93), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 4th Jeannie Wilson, actress (Simon & Simon, Stir Crazy), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 4th Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)
  • Feb 5th Claude King, singer
  • Feb 5th David Ladd, actor (Raymie, Catlow, Misty, Deathline), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 5th Mary Louise Cleave, Southampton NY, PhD/astronaut (STS 61-B, STS 30)
  • Feb 5th Darrell Waltrip, American race car driver
  • Feb 6th Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
  • Feb 7th Joe Shea, American journalist
  • Feb 8th Sam Gannon, cricketer (Austr lefty quick, 3 Tests v India 1977-78)
  • Feb 9th Joe Ely, Amarillo Tx, country vocalist (Honky Tonk Masquerade)
  • Feb 9th Major Harris, US R&B-singer (Love won't Let me wait)
  • Feb 9th Carla Del Ponte, Swiss UN prosecutor
  • Feb 10th Louise Arbour, Canadian judge
  • Feb 10th Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
  • Feb 10th Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
  • Feb 11th Joselito, Spanish singer
  • Feb 11th Kikko Matsuoka, Japanese actress
  • Feb 12th Guus Willemse, Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
  • Feb 12th Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)
  • Feb 13th Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
  • Feb 13th Tony Butler, rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland)
  • Feb 14th Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Feb 14th Judd Gregg, (Rep-R-NH, 1981- )
  • Feb 14th Pham Tuan, Vietnam, cosmonaut (Soyuz 37/36)
  • Feb 14th Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
  • Feb 15th John Adams, Worcester Mass, composer (Nixon in China)
  • Feb 15th Marisa Berenson, actress (Barry Lyndon, Death in Vienna, SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 15th Rusty Hamer, Tenafly NJ, actor (Rusty-Make Room for Daddy)
  • Feb 16th Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Feb 17th Ben Cramer, Dutch vocalist (Clown)
  • Feb 17th Dallas Adams, British actor/painter/writer (Terror From Within)
  • Feb 17th Dodie Stevens, actress (Mary Hartman!)
  • Feb 18th Carlos A Lopes, Portugal, marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Feb 18th Dennis De Young, vocalist (Styx-Babe), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 18th Eliot L Engel, (Rep-D-NY)
  • Feb 18th Princess Maria Christina, [Marijke], of Netherlands
  • Feb 19th Peter Bird, ocean rower
  • Feb 19th Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Feb 20th Andre van Duin, [Kyvon], Dutch entertainer (Bloemkoole)
  • Feb 20th Jennifer O'Neill, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, actress (Summer of '42)
  • Feb 20th Eggert Magnusson, Icelandic football executive
  • Feb 20th Peter Osgood, English footballer (d. 2006)
  • Feb 20th Peter Strauss, American actor
  • Feb 21st Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
  • Feb 21st Victor Sokolov, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
  • Feb 22nd John Bryant, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )
  • Feb 23rd Anton Mosimann, chef
  • Feb 23rd Colin Sanders, British computer engineer (Solid State Logic)
  • Feb 23rd Geoff Cope, cricketer (England off-spinner 1977-78)
  • Feb 23rd Shakira Caine, Guyana, actress (Man Who be King)/Miss Guyana (1967)
  • Feb 23rd John McWethy, American journalist (d. 2008)
  • Feb 23rd Pia Kjærsgaard, Danish politician
  • Feb 24th Edward James Olmos, Cal, actor (Miami Vice, Stand & Deliver, Triumph)
  • Feb 24th Lonnie Turner, bassist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • Feb 24th Rupert Holmes, English musician
  • Feb 25th Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • Feb 25th Lee Evans, Madera, California, American 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
  • Feb 25th Lewis Moonie, British MP
  • Feb 26th Sandie Shaw [Sandra Goodrich], Dagenham, Essex, English rocker (Girl Don't Come)
  • Feb 27th Ashley Woodcock, cricketer (one Test Aust v NZ 1974, only knock 27)
  • Feb 27th Gidon Kremer, Riga Latvia, violinist (Tchaikovsky Prize 1970)
  • Feb 27th Marian G Klaren, Dutch mime/actress (Red Cabbage)
  • Feb 28th Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
  • Mar 1st Alan Thicke, Ontario, actor/host (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains)
  • Mar 2nd Harry Redknapp, English football manager
  • Mar 3rd Dave Mount, rocker
  • Mar 3rd Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (d. 2001)
  • Mar 3rd Clifton Snider, American poet and writer
  • Mar 4th David Franzoni, American screenwriter
  • Mar 4th Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician
  • Mar 4th Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Reykjavík (d. 2015)
  • Mar 4th Gwen Welles, American actress (d. 1993)
  • Mar 5th Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
  • Mar 5th Clodagh Rodgers, Irish singer
  • Mar 5th Kent Tekulve, American baseball player
  • Mar 6th Richard "Dick" Fosbury, Portland Oregon, high jumper (Olympics-gold-1968)
  • Mar 6th Judy Loe, Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life)
  • Mar 6th Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
  • Mar 6th Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
  • Mar 6th Rob Reiner, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 7th Donna Loren, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 7th Lewis J Stadlen, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 7th Richard Lawson, actor (Eddie-O'Neills)
  • Mar 7th Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician
  • Mar 7th Walter Röhrl, German race and rally car driver
  • Mar 7th Helen Eadie, Scottish politician
  • Mar 8th Mike Allsup, Modesto Ca, rock guitarist (Three Dog Night)
  • Mar 8th Carole Bayer Sager, American composer
  • Mar 8th Florentino Pérez, Spanish football executive
  • Mar 9th Keri Hulme, New Zealandic writer

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Mar 10th [Avril] Kim Campbell, Port Alberni British Columbia, Canada's 1st female and 19th Prime Minister (1993 )

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • Mar 10th Laurie Langenbach, Dutch author
  • Mar 10th Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
  • Mar 10th Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former Commissioner of The Metropolitan Police
  • Mar 10th Bob Greene, American journalist
  • Mar 11th Dominique Sanda, [Varaigne], Paris France, actress (1900, First Love)
  • Mar 11th Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player
  • Mar 11th Mark Stein, singer/organist/keyboardist (Vanilla Fudge)
  • Mar 12th Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)

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Mar 12th Mitt Romney, 70th Governor of Massachusetts

Politician Mitt Romney
Politician
Mitt Romney
  • Mar 12th Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)