Famous People Born in 1948

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 801

  • Jan 1st Pavel Grachev, Russian general
  • Jan 2nd Kerry Minnear, Dorset, English rocker (Gentle Giant)
  • Jan 3rd Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)
  • Jan 3rd Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)
  • Jan 4th Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician
  • Jan 5th Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)
  • Jan 5th Thom Mooney, rocker
  • Jan 6th Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)
  • Jan 6th Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)
  • Jan 6th Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )
  • Jan 7th Kaz Lux, Poland/Netherland, singer
  • Jan 7th Kenny Loggins, Everett WA, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose)
  • Jan 8th Gillies Mackinnon, director (Playboys)
  • Jan 9th Bill Cowsill, Newport RI, rock guitarist/vocals (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
  • Jan 9th Paul King, Dagenham Essex, English rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Jan 10th Cyril Neville, US singer/percussionist (Neville Bros-Yellow Moon)
  • Jan 10th Donald Fagen, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jan 10th William Sanderson, actor (Larry-Newhart, Blade Runner), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 10th Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
  • Jan 10th Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist
  • Jan 11th Madeline Manning-Jackson-Mimms, US 800m runner (Oly-gold-1968)
  • Jan 12th Anthony Andrews, actor (Under the Volcano), born in London, England
  • Jan 12th Kenny Allen, English footballer
  • Jan 12th Khalid Abdul Muhammed, American Nation of Islam spokesman (d. 2001)
  • Jan 12th William Nicholson, English writer
  • Jan 13th Kenia Jayantilal, cricketer (5 at Kingston 71 his only inns for India)
  • Jan 13th Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
  • Jan 14th Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett, American musician and producer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 14th Carl Weathers, New Orlean La, actor (Apollo Creed-Rocky)
  • Jan 14th Tim Harris, rocker (Foundations)
  • Jan 15th Dini Petty, Canadian talk show host (CITY-TV)
  • Jan 15th Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Jan 15th Tommy Nolan, actor (Jody-Buckskin), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 16th Anatoli Yakovlevich Solovyov, Riga, cosmonaut (TM-5,9,15,26, STS 71)
  • Jan 16th Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 16th Cliff Thorburn, Victoria, BC, champion snooker player

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Jan 16th John Carpenter, Carthage NY, director (Halloween, The Thing)

Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter
  • Jan 16th Dalvanius Prime, New Zealand entertainer (d. 2002)
  • Jan 16th Ruth Reichl, American magazine editor
  • Jan 17th Alexander "Alec" Erwin, South African worker's union leader
  • Jan 17th Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • Jan 17th Anne Queffélec, French pianist
  • Jan 19th Harvey Hinsley, rocker
  • Jan 20th Jerry Ross, Ind, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (STS 61B, 27, 37, 55, 74, sk:88)
  • Jan 20th Mel Pritchard, English rocker (Barclay James Harvest)
  • Jan 20th Natan Sharansky, Russian-born physicist and politician
  • Jan 20th Nancy Kress, American writer
  • Jan 22nd Gilbert Levine, American conductor
  • Jan 22nd Northern Calloway, American actor (d. 1990)
  • Jan 23rd Anita Pointer, rock vocalist (Pointer Sisters-She's So Shy), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 24th Elliott Abrams, asst secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras
  • Jan 24th Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
  • Jan 25th Gueorgui Chichkine, Russian painter
  • Jan 25th Ros Kelly, Australian politician
  • Jan 26th Corky Laing, rocker (Mountain)
  • Jan 27th Chuck Larsen, rocker (Snuff)
  • Jan 27th Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
  • Jan 28th Gareth Roscoe, legal adviser (BBC)
  • Jan 28th Mamoru Mohri, Yoichi-machi Hokkaido Japan, astronaut (STS 47)
  • Jan 28th Charles Taylor, President of Liberia
  • Jan 29th Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen)
  • Jan 29th Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
  • Jan 29th Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • Jan 29th Pat Kenny, Irish TV presenter & radio host
  • Jan 30th Earl of Huntingdon
  • Jan 30th Nicholas Broomfield, director/editor (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss)
  • Jan 30th Paul Magee, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
  • Jan 31st Muneo Suzuki, Japanese politician
  • Feb 1st Debbie Austin, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 1st Jennifer Adams, superintendent (Central Royal Parks)

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Feb 1st Rick James [James Ambrose Johnson, Jr.], American funk musician ("Super Freak"), born in Buffalo New York (d. 2004)

Musician Rick James
Musician
Rick James
  • Feb 2nd Alan McKay, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Boogie Wonderland)
  • Feb 2nd Jessica Savitch, Kennet Sq PA, news anchor (NBC)
  • Feb 2nd Tony DeMeur, rocker (Fabulous Poodles-Anna Rexia, Suicide Bridge)
  • Feb 3rd Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, East Timor politician, Nobel Peace laureate
  • Feb 3rd Henning Mankell, Swedish playwright and author (Wallander novels), born in Stockholm (d. 2015)

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Feb 4th Alice Cooper, [Vincent Furnier], rocker (School's Out), born in Detroit, Michigan

Rocker Alice Cooper
Rocker
Alice Cooper
  • Feb 4th Rakesh Shukla, cricket leg-spinner (1 Test India v Sri Lanka 1982)
  • Feb 4th Robert Coover, novelist (Pricksongs & Descants)
  • Feb 4th Rod Grams, (Rep-R-Minnesota), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 5th Barbara Hershey, [Herzstein], (Stuntman, Shy People), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 5th Christopher Guest, actor (SNL, Heartbeeps, This is Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 5th David Denny, rock guitarist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • Feb 5th Elco [LC] Brinkman, Dutch minister WVC (CDA)
  • Feb 5th Nigel Tufnel, rocker (Spinal Tap)
  • Feb 5th Sven-Göran Eriksson, Swedish football manager
  • Feb 7th Jimmy Greenspoon, LA Cal, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
  • Feb 8th Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)
  • Feb 8th Lynda Lyon Block, American convicted murderer (d. 2002)
  • Feb 10th Conrad Cummings, composer
  • Feb 10th Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician (d. 1994)
  • Feb 11th Sue Bernard, playmate (Dec, 1966), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 12th Cindy Hill, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 12th Raymond Kurzweil, American inventor and author
  • Feb 13th Allan Legere, Canadian serial killer (Monster of the Miramichi)
  • Feb 14th ... Teller, Phila, magician (Penn & Teller)
  • Feb 14th Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
  • Feb 14th Pat O'Brien, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
  • Feb 14th Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
  • Feb 15th Ron "Penguin" Cey, American MLB 3rd baseman (LA Dodgers), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Feb 15th Art Spiegelman, American cartoonist
  • Feb 16th Eckhart Tolle, Author and spiritual teacher
  • Feb 17th José José, Mexican singer and actor
  • Feb 18th Bruce Francis, cricketer (Australian opener in 3 Tests 1972)
  • Feb 18th Carolyn B Maloney, (Rep-D-NY)
  • Feb 18th Sinead Cusack, Ireland, actress (Waterland, Revenge)
  • Feb 18th Ketih Knudsen, Ames IA, rocker (Doobie Brothers)
  • Feb 19th Byron K Lichtenburg, Stroudsburg Pa, astronaut (STS 9, STS 45)
  • Feb 19th Mark Andes, rock bassist (Spirit, Heart, Fireball), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 19th Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)
  • Feb 19th Pim Fortuyn, Dutch politician (d. 2002)
  • Feb 19th Big John Studd, American professional wrestler (d. 1995)
  • Feb 20th A C Fabian, astronomer
  • Feb 20th Barry Wordsworth, conductor
  • Feb 20th Billy Zoom, musician
  • Feb 20th Gerda Boykin, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 20th John Browne, group chief executive, British Petroleum Company
  • Feb 21st Larry Ragland, comedian (Keep on Truckin'), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Feb 22nd Dennis Awtrey, NBA center (Chicago Bulls, Suns)
  • Feb 22nd John Ashton, American actor
  • Feb 23rd Bill Alexander, theatre director
  • Feb 23rd Doug Moench, American comic book writer
  • Feb 24th Dennis "Minder" Waterman, actor (Fair Exchange), born in London, England
  • Feb 24th Peter Mond, 4th Baron Melchett
  • Feb 24th Lorri Menconi, playmate (Feb, 1969)
  • Feb 24th J. Jayalalithaa, Indian politician
  • Feb 24th Walter Smith, Scottish football manager
  • Feb 24th Tim Staffell, English singer
  • Feb 25th G B Warren, British biochemist
  • Feb 25th Danny Denzongpa, Indian actor
  • Feb 25th Aldo Busi, Italian writer
  • Feb 26th Priscilla Lopez, actress (In the Beginning, Kay O'Brien), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 27th Eddie Gray, rock guitarist (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
  • Feb 28th Bernadette Peters, [Lazzara], actress (Jerk), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 28th Mercedes Ruehl, actress (Lost in Yonkers, Crazy People), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 28th Willie Donnell Smith
  • Feb 28th Mike Figgis, English director
  • Feb 29th Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • Feb 29th Patricia [Anne] McKillip, US, sci-fi author (Fool's Run)
  • Feb 29th Yuri Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • Feb 29th Jirō Akagawa, Japanese novelist
  • Mar 1st Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • Mar 1st Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
  • Mar 2nd Larry Carlton, rock composer (Against All Odds, Who's the Boss)
  • Mar 2nd Rory Gallagher, Donegal, Irish rock guitarist and songwriter (See Here)
  • Mar 2nd Jeff Kennett, Australian politician
  • Mar 3rd Byron MacGregor, newscaster
  • Mar 3rd Reed Hundt, FCC chairman
  • Mar 4th Chris Squire, rock bassist (Yes-Fish Out of Water), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • Mar 4th Shakin' Stevens, [Mike Barrett], Wales, rocker (You Drive Me Crazy)
  • Mar 4th Lindy Chamberlain, Australian author
  • Mar 4th James Ellroy, American writer
  • Mar 4th Tom Grieve, American baseball player
  • Mar 4th Leron Lee, American baseball player
  • Mar 4th Jean O'Leary, American gay and lesbian rights activist and politician (d. 2005)
  • Mar 5th Eddy Grant, Guyana, reggae performer (Electric Avenue)
  • Mar 5th Jacques Kloes, singer (Dizzy Man's Band)
  • Mar 5th Richard Hickox, English musical conductor
  • Mar 5th Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
  • Mar 5th Paquirri, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1984)
  • Mar 6th James FCS "Jim" Woude, cartoonist
  • Mar 8th Little Peggy March, [Margaret Battavio], vocalist (I Will Follow Him)
  • Mar 9th Jamie Lyn Bauer, Phoenix Az, actress (Young & Restless, Centerfold Girls)
  • Mar 9th Jeffrey Osborne, Providence RI, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)
  • Mar 9th Jimmy Fadden, singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mar 9th Emma Bonino, Italian politician
  • Mar 10th Austin Carr, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Mar 10th Eddie Grundy, rocker
  • Mar 11th George Kooymans, Dutch guitarist/singer (Golden Earring)
  • Mar 11th Roy Barnes, 80th Governor of Georgia
  • Mar 11th César Gerónimo, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 12th Dana Walden, rock keyboardist (Champaign)
  • Mar 12th James Taylor, vocalist/guitarist (Up on the Roof), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 12th Kent Conrad, (Sen-D North Dakota)
  • Mar 12th Les Holroyd, Oldham England, rocker (Barclay James Harvest)
  • Mar 12th Virginia Bottomley, British minister of health and heritage
  • Mar 13th Robert S. Woods, American actor
  • Mar 14th Billy Crystal, Long Beach, New York, American actor, writer, producer (Soap, City Slickers)
  • Mar 14th Tom Coburn, American politician, junior senator from Oklahoma
  • Mar 15th Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (d. 2003)
  • Mar 15th Kate Bornstein, American author
  • Mar 16th Margaret [Edith] Weis, US, sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
  • Mar 16th Michael Bruce, rocker/actor (Rudy-Rainbow Drive)
  • Mar 17th Fran Byrne, rocker
  • Mar 17th Pat Lloyd, rocker
  • Mar 17th Robert Braunwart, who added thousands of dates to this database
  • Mar 17th William [Ford] Gibson, Canada, sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)
  • Mar 17th Alexander Nelson Hood, 4th Viscount Bridport, British-born investment banker
  • Mar 17th Alex MacDonald, Scottish Footballer and football manager
  • Mar 18th Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
  • Mar 18th Lockwood Phillips, American radio host
  • Mar 18th Brian Lloyd, Welsh footballer
  • Mar 19th Vintcent Van der Bijl, Natal cricket bowler (superb 2m of 70's & 80's)

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Mar 20th Bobby Orr, Canadian hall of fame NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins), born in Parry Sound, Ontario

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • Mar 20th John de Lancie, actor (Q-Star Trek Next Gen, Days of our Lives)
  • Mar 20th Pamela Sargent, US, sci-fi author (Venus of Dreams, Cloned Lives)

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Mar 22nd Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer (Phantom of the Opera, Cats), born in London, England

  • Mar 22nd Randy Hobbs, rocker (Johnny Winter Band, McCoys)
  • Mar 22nd Wolf Blitzer, American television journalist
  • Mar 23rd Michael Gleeson, otolaryngologist