Famous People Born in 1949

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 793

  • Jan 1 Nikolai Tikhonovich Moskalenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 Peter Dormer, arts writer
  • Jan 1 Daniel E Gawthrop, American composer
  • Jan 2 Chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)
  • Jan 2 Christopher Durang, playwright/actor (Sister Mary), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Jan 3 Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)
  • Jan 4 Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player
  • Jan 5 George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)
  • Jan 6 Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • Jan 6 Richard Horowitz, composer
  • Jan 7 John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure)
  • Jan 7 Marshall Chapman, Spartanburg SC, country singer
  • Jan 7 Anne Schedeen, American actress
  • Jan 8 Lawrence Rowe, cricketer (prolific WI batsman, 302 v Eng 1974)

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Jan 10 George Foreman, Marshall Texas, American World Heavyweight boxing champ (1973-74, 95)

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • Jan 10 Teresa Graves, actress (Laugh-in, Get Christie Love), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 10 Walter S Browne, US chess champion (1974-78, 1980-84)
  • Jan 10 James Lapine, American stage director
  • Jan 11 Tom Netherton, Munich Germany, singer (Lawrence Welk Show)
  • Jan 11 [Frederick] Dennis Greene, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in New York, (d. 2015)
  • Jan 11 Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer
  • Jan 12 James Dietz I, American rower, born in new York City
  • Jan 12 Wayne Wang, director (Chan is Missing, Slamdance)
  • Jan 12 Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer (d. 2007)
  • Jan 12 Ottmar Hitzfeld, German football manager
  • Jan 12 Michael W. Vannier, American radiologist

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Jan 12 Haruki Murakami, Japanese writer (Norwegian Wood), born in Kyoto

  • Jan 13 Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC)
  • Jan 13 Rakesh Sharma, India, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11)
  • Jan 14 Christine Belford, actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210), born in Amityville, New York
  • Jan 14 Lawrence Kasdan, director/writer (Accidental Tourist), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 14 Paul Chubb, Australian actor (d. 2002)
  • Jan 14 Mary Robison, American writer
  • Jan 15 Howard Allen Twitty, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1979 BC Open)
  • Jan 15 Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 1987)
  • Jan 15 Panos Mihalopoulos, Greek actor
  • Jan 16 Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]
  • Jan 17 Andy Kaufman, comedian/actor (Latka Gravas-Taxi), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 17 Debbie Watson, La Mirada California, actress (Karen, Tammy)
  • Jan 18 Philippe Starck, French designer
  • Jan 18 Bill Keller, American newspaper editor
  • Jan 19 Robert Palmer, Batley England, singer (Power Station)
  • Jan 20 Kieron Walsh, academic
  • Jan 22 James P Pennington, rocker (Exile)
  • Jan 22 Rein P Hummel, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Jan 22 Steve Perry, Hanford California, vocalist (Journey-Open Arms, Oh Sherry)
  • Jan 22 Mike Caldwell, American baseball player
  • Jan 23 Robert Cabana, Mjr USMC/astronaut (STS 41, 53, 68, sk:88), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 24 Bart Gordon, (Rep-D-TN, 1985- )
  • Jan 24 John Belushi, comedian/actor (SNL, Blues Brothers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 25 John Cooper Clarke, English punk-poet
  • Jan 26 Derek Holt, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
  • Jan 26 Paul Nurse, dr/director-general elect (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)
  • Jan 26 David Strathairn, American actor (LA Confidential, The Bourne Ultimatum), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 26 Jonathan Carroll, American author
  • Jan 27 Ethan Mordden, American author
  • Jan 28 Thomas J Downey, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )
  • Jan 28 Gregg Popovich, NBA Basketball Coach
  • Jan 30 William King, Alabama, soul trumpeteer (Commodores-Easy)

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Jan 30 Peter Agre, American biologist, Nobel laureate

Molecular biologist Peter Agre
Molecular biologist
Peter Agre
  • Jan 31 Carol Hawkins, actress (Dialing for Dingbats)
  • Jan 31 Johan Derksen, Dutch footballer and sports journalist
  • Jan 31 Ken Wilber, American philosopher
  • Feb 1 Jimmy Lee Thorpe, Roxboro NC, PGA golfer (1985 Greater Milwaukee Open)
  • Feb 2 Jetty Weels, Surinamese/Dutch vocalist (Mai Tai)
  • Feb 2 Ross Valory, SF, rock bassist (Journey - Who's Crying Now, Open Arms)
  • Feb 2 Sherry Mathis, actress (Search for Tomorrow)
  • Feb 2 Tom Tripplehorn, rocker (Gary Lewis & Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
  • Feb 2 Brent Spiner, American actor (Data-Star Trek the Next Generation), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 2 Francisco Maturana, Colombian football manager
  • Feb 3 Oscar Benton, Dutch blues vocalist/guitarist (Ze is Zoals Jij)
  • Feb 3 Arthur Kane, American musician
  • Feb 3 Hennie Kuiper, Dutch cyclist
  • Feb 4 Michael Beck, actor (Hans Helms-Holocaust), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 5 David Sullivan, English softporno/newspaper publisher (Sunday Sport)
  • Feb 5 Maidarjabyn Ganzorig, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39 backup)
  • Feb 5 Nigel Olsson, rock guitarist/drummer (Elton John Band)
  • Feb 6 Frank Rich, US politician (?)
  • Feb 6 Manuel Orantes, tennis champ (US Open-1975)
  • Feb 6 Richie Zisk, baseball player
  • Feb 7 Alan Lancaster, bassist (Status Quo-Down Down, On the Level)
  • Feb 7 Sunil Wettimuny, cricket (Sri Lanka open batsman 1975-79 World Cups)
  • Feb 7 Paulo César Carpegiani, Brazilian footballer and coach
  • Feb 8 Brooke Adams, actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 8 Julia Barr, Ft Wayne Ind, actress (Brooke-All My Children)
  • Feb 8 Scott Allen, USA, skater (Olympic-bronze-1964)
  • Feb 9 Bernard Gallacher, British golfer
  • Feb 9 Janet Issaca Ashford, writer
  • Feb 9 Judith Light, (Angela-Who's the Boss, 1 Life to Live), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Feb 10 Joe Lavender, NFL cornerback, born in Rayville, Louisiana
  • Feb 10 Maxime Le Forestier, French singer
  • Feb 10 Harold Sylvester, American actor
  • Feb 11 Charlie Hargrett, rock guitarist (Blackfoot)
  • Feb 12 Gundappa Viswanath, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 70s)
  • Feb 12 Len Randle, baseball player (NY Mets)
  • Feb 12 Stanley Knight, country artist (Black Oak Arkansas-High on the Hog)
  • Feb 14 Ewa Aulin, actress (Candy, Fiorina LeVacca), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Feb 14 Jimmy Randell, rocker
  • Feb 14 Richard E Neal, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
  • Feb 15 Christopher Rouse, composer
  • Feb 15 George Howard, 13th Earl of Carlisle, English hereditary peer
  • Feb 15 Jess Walton, Mich, actress (Jill Foster Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • Feb 15 Ken Anderson, NFL quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Feb 15 Hans Graf, Austrian conductor
  • Feb 16 Dorus Vrede, Surinam poet (Otobanda; the Other Bank)
  • Feb 17 Fred Frith, English guitarist/violinist/bassist (Skeleton Crew)
  • Feb 18 Gary Ridgway, American serial killer
  • Feb 19 Eddie Hardin, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group), born in London, England
  • Feb 19 Ewa Aulin, actress (Candy), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Feb 19 Dan Bunten, American software developer (d. 1998)
  • Feb 19 William Messner-Loebs, American comics writer
  • Feb 20 Eddie Hemmings, cricket off-spinner (immense England)
  • Feb 20 Ivana Trump, Czech-American model and ex-wife of Donald Trump (1st Wives Club), born in Gottwaldov, Moravia, Czechoslovak Republic
  • Feb 21 Jerry Harrison, rock keyboardist (Talking Heads), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 21 Ronnie Hellström, Swedish footballer
  • Feb 22 Nikki Lauda, Austria, formula 1 auto racer (world champ 1975, 77, 84)
  • Feb 22 Olga Morozova, Russian tennis player
  • Feb 23 Anna-Maria Muller, German DR, Luge (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Feb 23 Larry Demps, US R&B vocalist (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)

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Feb 23 Marc Garneau, Canadian astronaut (STS 13, 77), born in Quebec City, Québec

Astronaut Marc Garneau
Astronaut
Marc Garneau
  • Feb 23 Maureen Hicks, British MP
  • Feb 23 Terry "Tex" Comer, bassist/guitarist
  • Feb 24 John Lever, cricketer (England lefty quick in 21 Tests 1976-81)
  • Feb 25 Ric Flair, American professional wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 26 Emma Kirkby, British(?) soprano
  • Feb 26 Elizabeth George, American novelist
  • Feb 28 Arthur "T-Boy" Ross, American songwriter, brother of Diana, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1996)
  • Mar 1 Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
  • Mar 1 Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician and daughter of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu
  • Mar 2 Gates McFadden, actress (Beverly Crusher-Star Trek Next Generation)
  • Mar 2 Alain Chamfort, French singer
  • Mar 3 Bonnie J Dunbar, Sunnyside Wash, PhD/astro (STS 61-A, 32, 50, 71, 89)
  • Mar 3 James S Voss, Cordova Alabama, Major USA/astronaut (STS 44, 53, 69)
  • Mar 3 Jüri Allik, Estonian psychologist
  • Mar 3 Jesse Jefferson, American baseball player
  • Mar 4 Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter
  • Mar 5 Franz Josef Jung, Commander-in-chief of the German Bundeswehr
  • Mar 6 Donald York, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • Mar 6 Martin Buchan, Scottish soccer player
  • Mar 7 Ghulam Nabi Azad, Indian politician
  • Mar 8 Charles Lismont, Belgian marathon runner (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • Mar 9 Kalevi Aho, Finnish composer, born in Forssa,
  • Mar 9 Tapani Kansa, Finnish singer
  • Mar 11 Richard de Bois, Dutch drummer/producer
  • Mar 12 Bill Payne, Waco TX, rock keyboardist (Little Feat-Time Loves a Hero)
  • Mar 12 David Mellor, secretary of the British treasury/MP
  • Mar 12 Mary Alice Williams, news reporter (NBC-TV)
  • Mar 12 Mike Gibbons, Swansea Wales, rock drummer (Badfinger)
  • Mar 12 Sara Lane, actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 12 Natalia Kuchinskaya, Soviet gymnast
  • Mar 12 Moctesuma Esparza, Mexican-American producer and filmmaker
  • Mar 13 Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (d. 1974)
  • Mar 13 Julia Migenes, American soprano
  • Mar 14 Michael Stedman, British World War I Historian and Author
  • Mar 15 John Duttine, actor (Day of the Triffids)
  • Mar 16 Erik Estrada, actor (CHiPs), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 16 Bertha Knox Gilkey, welfare & tenament rights for urban women
  • Mar 16 Elliott Murphy, US singer/songwriter
  • Mar 16 Victor Garber, actor (Days & Nights of Molly Dodd), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Mar 17 Patrick Duffy, Townsend Mont, actor (Bobby-Dallas, Man from Atlantis)
  • Mar 17 Pat Rice, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  • Mar 18 Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, Irish snooker player (2X world-champ)
  • Mar 18 Starr Danias, ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 18 Hannu Siitonen, Finnish athlete
  • Mar 18 Åse Kleveland, Norwegian singer and politician
  • Mar 19 Denny Albee, American actor (Dr Janssen-One Life to Live), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Mar 20 Marcia Ball, American singer and pianist
  • Mar 21 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], Bkln, singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight)
  • Mar 21 Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)
  • Mar 21 Slavoj Žižek, Slovenian sociologist, philosopher and cultural critic
  • Mar 22 Brian Hanrahan, British TV newsman (BBC)
  • Mar 22 D Watson, director (Brighton U)
  • Mar 22 Fanny Ardant, Monte Carlo, actress (Australia, Confidentially Yours)
  • Mar 23 Karen English, (Rep-D-Arizona)
  • Mar 23 Ric Ocasek, Balt, rock vocalist (Cars-Double Life, Bye Bye Love)
  • Mar 23 Roland Lee, American Watercolor Artist
  • Mar 24 Steve Lang, rock bassist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Mar 24 Nick Lowe, England, rock vocalist (Rockpile-Cruel to be Kind)
  • Mar 25 Jean Potvin, Canadian NHL player, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Mar 25 Neil Jones, musician (Bend Me Shape Me)
  • Mar 26 Baroness Hayman [Hélène Hayman], Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Lord Speaker of the House of Lords
  • Mar 26 Fran Sheehan, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 26 Vicki Lawrence, Inglewood Ca, actress (Carol Burnette, Mama's Family)
  • Mar 26 Patrick Süskind, German writer
  • Mar 27 Patrick Deuchar, CEO (Albert Hall)
  • Mar 28 Milan Williams, US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)
  • Mar 28 Ronnie Ray Smith, 4 X 100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Mar 28 Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
  • Mar 29 Michael Brecker, rocker (Brecker Brothers)
  • Mar 29 Uton Dowe, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1972-73 "Dowe shall not bowl")
  • Mar 29 Keith Simpson, British politician
  • Mar 30 Leslie Joan Corn, theatre producer/director/writer
  • Mar 30 Sue Cook, British broadcaster
  • Mar 30 Naomi Sims, American fashion model and businesswoman
  • Mar 30 Liza Frulla, Quebec politician
  • Apr 1 Gill Scott-Heron, US, writer/poet/singer (Whities on the Moon)
  • Apr 1 Gérard Mestrallet, French businessman
  • Apr 1 Sammy Nelson, Northern Irish footballer
  • Apr 2 Pamela Reed, actress (Grand, Kindergarten Cop, Home Court), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Apr 2 Paul Gambaccini, British disc jockey