Famous People Born in 1947 (Part 5)

Birthdays 801 - 936 of 936

  • Nov 4 Aleksandr Tkachev, USSR, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • Nov 4 Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
  • Nov 4 Edward Matt Dougherty, Chester PA, PGA golfer (1995 Deposit Guaranty)
  • Nov 4 Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)
  • Nov 5 Oleg Antropov, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Nov 5 Peter Noone, rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits-Silhouttes)
  • Nov 6 Doug Young, musician (Flash In The Pan)
  • Nov 6 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), born in Shanghai (d. 2007)
  • Nov 6 George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Nov 6 George Young, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Nov 6 Jack Arnold, character on TV programme The Wonder Years
  • Nov 6 John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)
  • Nov 6 Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter
  • Nov 7 Bob Anderson, English darts player
  • Nov 7 Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese professional baseball player
  • Nov 8 Margaret Rhea Seddon, Murfreesboro Tenn, MD/astro (STS 51D, 40, SK:58)
  • Nov 8 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 9 Robert David Hall, American actor
  • Nov 10 Bechir Gemayel, pres Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982)
  • Nov 10 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Bournemouth (d. 2016)
  • Nov 11 Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist
  • Nov 11 Callum Alexander MacDonald, historian
  • Nov 11 Pat "Dirty" Daugherty, rocker (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Nov 12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Nov 12 J. C. [John Charles] Crowley, American musician, born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 12 Patrice Leconte, director (Monsieur Hire, Hairdresser's Husband)
  • Nov 12 Ron Bryant, American baseball player
  • Nov 13 Joe Mantegna, actor (House of Games, Weeds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 13 Gene Garber, American baseball player
  • Nov 14 P J O'Rourke, writer (Easy Money)
  • Nov 14 Buckwheat Zydeco [Stantley Dural Jr], US accordionist (On Track), born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • Nov 15 William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
  • Nov 16 Ebby Thust, German boxing promoter and writer
  • Nov 17 Rod Clements, English rocker (Lindisfarne), born in North Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Nov 17 Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker
  • Nov 17 Steven E. de Souza, American scriptwriter
  • Nov 17 Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • Nov 18 Jameson Parker, Balt Md, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon)
  • Nov 19 Bob Boone, baseball player and manager (Phillies, Angels), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 19 Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Jabberwocky)
  • Nov 19 Lamar Smith, (Rep-R-Texas)
  • Nov 20 George Grantham, OK, rock drummer/vocalist (Poco)
  • Nov 20 Joe Walsh, Wichita Ks, guitarist/rocker (Eagles-Take it Easy)
  • Nov 20 Mardell Wilkins, LPGA golfer
  • Nov 21 Dick W de Cloe, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Nov 22 Alfredo Cristiani, president of El Salvador (1989-94)
  • Nov 22 Rod Price, rocker (Foghat)
  • Nov 22 Valerie Wilson Wesley, American author
  • Nov 23 Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner
  • Nov 24 Dwight Schultz, Balt Md, actor (A-Team)
  • Nov 24 Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
  • Nov 25 John Larroquette, actor (Dan Fielding-Night Court), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 25 Jonathan Kaplan, director (Heart Like a Wheel), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 25 Linda Laflamme, rocker
  • Nov 25 Val Fuentes, rocker (It's A Beautiful Day)
  • Nov 25 Tracey Walter, American actor
  • Nov 26 Larry Gura, baseball player
  • Nov 26 Richie Hebner, baseball player
  • Nov 26 Susanne Zenor, American actress
  • Nov 28 Michel Berger, French songwriter (d. 1992)
  • Nov 28 Maria Farantouri, Greek singer
  • Nov 29 Petra Kelly, Gunzburg, Bavaria, German politician and activist (German Green Party)
  • Nov 29 Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2012)
  • Nov 30 David Mamet, playwright/dir (Speed the Plow, House of Games), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 30 Sergio Badilla Castillo, Chilean poet
  • Dec 1 Alain Bashung, French singer
  • Dec 1 Bob Fulton, English-born Australian rugby league footballer
  • Dec 2 Dhiraj Parsana, cricket pace bowler (Indian v WI 1978-79)
  • Dec 2 Michael Green, English TV/video producer
  • Dec 2 Ivan Atanassov Petrov, Bulgarian neurologist
  • Dec 2 Tommy Jenkins, English football player
  • Dec 4 Ursula Krechel, writer
  • Dec 4 Terry Woods, Irish musician (The Pogues, Steeleye Span)
  • Dec 5 Jim Messina, rocker (Loggins & Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance)
  • Dec 5 Jim Plunkett, American NFL quarterback (New England, Oakland), born in San Jose, California
  • Dec 5 Jugderdemidjin Gurragcha, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39)
  • Dec 5 Bruce Golding, Jamaican politician
  • Dec 5 Tony Gregory, Irish politician
  • Dec 6 Miroslav Vitous, rocker
  • Dec 6 Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician

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Dec 7 Johnny Bench, MLB catcher (Reds), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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  • Dec 7 Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer
  • Dec 7 Peter de Jong, Dutch actor (Maxi-Mini & Maxi)
  • Dec 7 Vincent Baggetta, actor (Lou-Chicago Story), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Dec 7 Tony Thomas, American TV and film producer
  • Dec 8 Belinda Balaski, Inglewood CA, actor (Cannonball, Proud Men, Howling)
  • Dec 8 Frans Leijnse, Dutch politician (PvdA 2nd Chamber)
  • Dec 8 Geoff Daking, American rocker (Blue Magoos)
  • Dec 8 Gregg Allman, guitarist/vocalist (Allman Brothers Band), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dec 8 Thomas R. Cech, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 8 Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Skolt Sámi writer
  • Dec 9 Tom Daschle, American politician
  • Dec 9 Jaak Jõerüüt, Soviet-born Estonian politician
  • Dec 10 Zinaida Voronina, Russian and Soviet gymnast (1968 Olympics: 4 medals including 1 gold), born in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia (d. 2001)
  • Dec 10 Douglas Kenney, American humorist (d. 1980)
  • Dec 10 Rəsul Quliyev, Azerbaijani politician
  • Dec 11 Tom Fuccello, actor (Dave-Dallas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 12 Ralph Scala, rock musician
  • Dec 13 Les Joslin, cricketer (Test as batsman for Australia 1968, made 7 & 2)
  • Dec 13 Darlene Cates, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Borger, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Dec 14 Christopher Parkening, guitarist (transcribed sacred music), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 14 Linda Sutton, English artist
  • Dec 14 Dilma Rousseff, Brazilian politician, President of Brazil (2011-16), born in Belo Horizonte
  • Dec 15 Rodney Bingenheimer, Pioneering American radio personality
  • Dec 16 Ben Cross, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Star Trek), born in London, England
  • Dec 16 Vincent Matthews, US, 400m dash (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Dec 17 Marilyn Hassett, LA Ca
  • Dec 17 Simon Bates, English DJ
  • Dec 17 Wes Studi, actor (Last of the Mohicans)
  • Dec 18 Eddie Antar, founder and CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 19 Janie Fricke, South Whitley In, singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy)
  • Dec 20 Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian singer
  • Dec 21 Paco de Lucía, Spanish musician
  • Dec 22 Brian C Daley, US, sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron)
  • Dec 22 Dilip Doshi, cricketer (India's main slow lefty post-Bedi)
  • Dec 23 Bill Rodgers, marathon runner (Boston, NY)
  • Dec 24 Kevin Sheedy, coach of Australian Football League club Essendon FC
  • Dec 25 Connie Petracek, Chambersburg PA, pistol shooter (Olympics 92, 96)
  • Dec 26 Carlton Fisk, Vermont, all star catcher (Red Sox, White Sox)
  • Dec 26 Joyce Jillson, Cranston RI, psychic/actress (Superchick)
  • Dec 26 James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Dec 27 Bill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
  • Dec 27 Janet Perry, American soprano
  • Dec 27 Willy Polleunis, Belgian athlete
  • Dec 28 Andrew Olle, broadcaster
  • Dec 28 Aurelio Rodriguez, baseball player
  • Dec 28 Dick Diamonde, [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)
  • Dec 29 Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)
  • Dec 29 Ted Danson, SD California, actor (Sam Malone-Cheers, 3 Men & a Baby)
  • Dec 29 Vincent Winter, British actor (d. 1998)
  • Dec 30 Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)
  • Dec 30 Michael Burns, Mineola LI, actor (Barnaby West-Wagon Train)
  • Dec 30 Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)
  • Dec 31 Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)
  • Dec 31 Tim Matheson, California, actor (Animal House, Fletch, Up the Creek)
  • Dec 31 Rita Lee, Brazilian Rock Star