Famous People Born in 1949

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 793

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

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

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

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

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

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Jan 30th Peter Agre, American biologist, Nobel laureate

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

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

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