Famous People Born in February 1948

  • Feb 1 Debbie Austin, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 1 Jennifer Adams, superintendent (Central Royal Parks)

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Feb 1 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 2 Alan McKay, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Boogie Wonderland)
  • Feb 2 Jessica Savitch, Kennet Sq PA, news anchor (NBC)
  • Feb 2 Tony DeMeur, rocker (Fabulous Poodles-Anna Rexia, Suicide Bridge)
  • Feb 3 Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, East Timor politician, Nobel Peace laureate
  • Feb 3 Henning Mankell, Swedish playwright and author (Wallander novels), born in Stockholm (d. 2015)

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

Rocker Alice Cooper
Rocker
Alice Cooper
  • Feb 4 Rakesh Shukla, cricket leg-spinner (1 Test India v Sri Lanka 1982)
  • Feb 4 Robert Coover, novelist (Pricksongs & Descants)
  • Feb 4 Rod Grams, (Rep-R-Minnesota), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 4 Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • Feb 4 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1970)
  • Feb 5 Barbara Hershey, [Herzstein], (Stuntman, Shy People), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 5 Christopher Guest, American actor (SNL, Heartbeeps, This is Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 5 David Denny, rock guitarist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • Feb 5 Elco [LC] Brinkman, Dutch minister WVC (CDA)
  • Feb 5 Nigel Tufnel, rocker (Spinal Tap)
  • Feb 5 Sven-Göran Eriksson, Swedish football manager
  • Feb 7 Jimmy Greenspoon, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 8 Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)
  • Feb 8 Lynda Lyon Block, American convicted murderer (d. 2002)
  • Feb 10 Conrad Cummings, composer
  • Feb 10 Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician (d. 1994)
  • Feb 11 Sue Bernard, playmate (Dec, 1966), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 12 Cindy Hill, LPGA golfer

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Feb 12 Raymond Kurzweil, American inventor and author (Kurzweil reading machine, text-to-speech synthesis), born in NYC, New York

Inventor and Author Raymond Kurzweil
Inventor and Author
Raymond Kurzweil
  • Feb 13 Allan Legere, Canadian serial killer (Monster of the Miramichi)
  • Feb 14 ... Teller, magician (Penn & Teller), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 14 Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
  • Feb 14 Pat O'Brien, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
  • Feb 14 Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
  • Feb 15 Ron "Penguin" Cey, American MLB 3rd baseman (LA Dodgers), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Feb 15 Art Spiegelman, American cartoonist
  • Feb 16 Eckhart Tolle, Author and spiritual teacher
  • Feb 17 José José, Mexican singer and actor
  • Feb 18 Bruce Francis, cricketer (Australian opener in 3 Tests 1972)
  • Feb 18 Carolyn B Maloney, (Rep-D-NY)
  • Feb 18 Sinead Cusack, Irish actress (Waterland, Revenge)
  • Feb 18 Keith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (Doobie Brothers), born in Le Mars, Iowa (d. 2005)
  • Feb 19 Byron K Lichtenburg, Stroudsburg Pa, astronaut (STS 9, STS 45)
  • Feb 19 Mark Andes, American rock bassist (Spirit, Heart, Fireball), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 19 Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)
  • Feb 19 Pim Fortuyn, Dutch politician (d. 2002)
  • Feb 19 Big John Studd, American professional wrestler (d. 1995)
  • Feb 20 A C Fabian, astronomer
  • Feb 20 Barry Wordsworth, conductor
  • Feb 20 Billy Zoom, American guitarist (X), born in Savanna, Illinois
  • Feb 20 Gerda Boykin, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 20 John Browne, group chief executive, British Petroleum Company

  • Feb 21 Larry Ragland, comedian (Keep on Truckin'), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Feb 22 Dennis Awtrey, NBA center (Chicago Bulls, Suns)
  • Feb 22 John Ashton, American actor
  • Feb 23 Bill Alexander, theatre director
  • Feb 23 Doug Moench, American comic book writer
  • Feb 24 Dennis "Minder" Waterman, actor (Fair Exchange), born in London, England
  • Feb 24 Peter Mond, 4th Baron Melchett
  • Feb 24 Lorri Menconi, playmate (Feb, 1969)
  • Feb 24 J. Jayalalithaa, Indian politician
  • Feb 24 Walter Smith, Scottish football manager
  • Feb 24 Tim Staffell, English singer
  • Feb 24 Jayaram Jayalalitha, Indian actress and politician, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, born in Mysore State (d. 2016)
  • Feb 24 Neil Hubbard, British guitarist (Juicy Lucy, Jesus Christ Superstar)
  • Feb 25 G B Warren, British biochemist
  • Feb 25 Danny Denzongpa, Indian actor
  • Feb 25 Aldo Busi, Italian writer
  • Feb 26 Priscilla Lopez, actress (In the Beginning, Kay O'Brien), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 27 Eddie Gray, rock guitarist (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
  • Feb 28 Bernadette Peters, [Lazzara], actress (Jerk), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 28 Mercedes Ruehl, actress (Lost in Yonkers, Crazy People), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 28 Willie Donnell Smith, American fashion designer (WilliWear), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Feb 28 Mike Figgis, English director
  • Feb 29 Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Feb 29 Patricia [Anne] McKillip, American sci-fi author (Fool's Run)
  • Feb 29 Yuri Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Feb 29 Jirō Akagawa, Japanese novelist