Famous People Born in February 1949

  • 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 (New York Dolls), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 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, British rock guitarist/drummer (Elton John's Band), born in Wallasey, Cheshire
  • Feb 6 Frank Rich, US politician (?)
  • Feb 6 Manuel Orantes, tennis champ (US Open-1975)
  • Feb 6 Richie Zisk, American retired baseball player and pro scout (Chicago Cubs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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, American 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 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 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, Austrian 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

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  • 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)