Famous People Born in 1950

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 717

  • Jan 1 Morgan Fisher, rock keyboardist (British Lions)
  • Jan 1 Svetlana Georgievna Beregovkina, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 Yevgeni Vladimirovich Saley, cosmonaut
  • Jan 2 David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist
  • Jan 3 Victoria Principal, American actress (Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Jan 3 Beth Anderson, American composer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Jan 5 Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 5 Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991)
  • Jan 5 John Manley, Canadian politician
  • Jan 5 Charlie Richmond, Canadian entrepreneur
  • Jan 6 Louis Freeh, former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Jan 7 Erin Gray, actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 7 Ross Grimsley, American baseball player
  • Jan 7 Johnny Lever [John Prakasa Rao Janumala ], Indian Bollywood actor and comedian, born in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Jan 7 Juan Gabriel, [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, born in Michoacan state (d. 2016)
  • Jan 9 David Johansen, [Buster Poindexter], NY, singer (Hot! Hot! Hot!)
  • Jan 9 Rio Reiser, German rock singer (Ton Steine Scherben), (d. 1996)
  • Jan 12 Bob McEwen, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1981-93), born in Hillsboro, Ohio
  • Jan 12 Marilyn R Smith, American microbiologist, born in Americus, Georgia
  • Jan 12 Sheila Jackson Lee, American politician
  • Jan 12 Göran Lindblad, Swedish politician
  • Jan 12 Dorrit Moussaieff, First Lady of Iceland
  • Jan 12 Ricky Ray Rector, American murderer (d. 1992)
  • Jan 13 Bob Forsch, American baseball player
  • Jan 13 John McNaughton, American film director
  • Jan 15 David Lynn Jones, Bexar Ark, country singer (Bonnie Jean)
  • Jan 15 Marius Trésor, French footballer
  • Jan 16 Debbie Allen, dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 16 Jesse Dizon, American actor, born in Oceanside, California
  • Jan 16 Brian Castro, Australian author, born in Hong Kong
  • Jan 16 Damo Suzuki, Japanese singer (Can)
  • Jan 17 Luis López Nieves, Latin American writer
  • Jan 18 Claudia de Colombia, Bogato Columbia, spanish singer (Yo Creo En Ti)
  • Jan 18 Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer
  • Jan 18 John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, Weird Science)
  • Jan 19 Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor
  • Jan 19 Grant Nordman, Canadian politician
  • Jan 20 Henk Batenburgh, cabaret performer/singer (Waaldrecht)
  • Jan 20 Liza Goddard, British actress
  • Jan 20 Edward Hirsch. American poet
  • Jan 20 Chuck Lefley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 20 Mahamane Ousmane, President of Niger
  • Jan 21 Billy Ocean, [Leslie S Charles], Trinidad, singer (Caribbean Queen)
  • Jan 21 Joseph R Tanner, Danville Ill, astronaut (STS 66, 82, sk: 97)
  • Jan 21 Richie Ranno, American rocker (Starz), born in The Bronz, New York
  • Jan 23 Bill Cunningham, American original bass guitarist/keyboardist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 23 Danny Federici, rocker (E Street Band)
  • Jan 23 Richard Dean Anderson, actor (MacGyver, Emerald Pt NAS), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 23 Richard Gilliland, actor (Jonesy-Waltons, Tom-Heartland), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 23 John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health)
  • Jan 23 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, rock musician (Almendra, Pescado Rabioso, Invisible), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 24 Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)
  • Jan 24 Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
  • Jan 25 Gloria Naylor, US author (Women of Brewster Place), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • Jan 25 Michael Cotton, rocker (Tubes)
  • Jan 26 Jorg Haider, Austrian polical leader (Austrian Freedom Pary)
  • Jan 26 Janet Lupo, American model
  • Jan 27 Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
  • Jan 27 Derek Acorah, English spirit medium
  • Jan 28 Barbi Benton, [Klein], California, Playboy model (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!)
  • Jan 28 David Carl Hilmers, Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 51-J, 26, 36, 42)
  • Jan 28 Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah, King of Bahrain
  • Jan 28 Bob Hay, American songwriter and musician
  • Jan 29 Ann Jillian, actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jan 29 Jody Schecter, South African auto maker (World Driver's 1979)
  • Jan 30 Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses)
  • Jan 30 Silvia Bertolaccini, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 30 Trinidad Silva, American actor (d. 1988)
  • Feb 1 Mike Campbell, American guitarist and producer
  • Feb 2 Barbara Sukowa, Germany, actress (Zentropia, Sicilian, Voyager, Lola)
  • Feb 2 Osamu Kido, wrestler (NJPW/UWF)
  • Feb 3 Michael Dickinson, British(?) reorganizer
  • Feb 3 Morgan Fairchild, [Patsy McClenny], actress (Falcon Crest), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 4 James Dunn, US vocalist (Stylistics-You make me feel Brand New)
  • Feb 4 Pamela Franklin, actress (Satan's School for Girls), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 4 Philip Ehart, rock drummer (Kansas)
  • Feb 4 Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
  • Feb 5 Ann Sexton, US vocalist (You're Gone too Long)
  • Feb 6 Mike Batt, composer/arranger
  • Feb 6 Natalie Cole, vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Feb 6 Punky Meadows, rock guitarist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 6 Rich Glover, American NFL player, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Feb 7 Burt Hooton, baseball player
  • Feb 7 Marilyn Cochran, Burlington Vt, skier (Olympics-1972)
  • Feb 8 Jose Armando Lopez-Falcon, Cuba, cosmonaut
  • Feb 8 Michael Goodroe, rock bassist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • Feb 8 Ted Turner, rocker (Wishbone Ash)
  • Feb 8 Cristina Ferrare, American former supermodel and actress
  • Feb 9 Andrew N Meltzoff, developmental psychologist
  • Feb 9 Lloyd Weldon Keasor, Pumphrey Md, wrestler (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • Feb 9 Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator
  • Feb 9 Richard F. Colburn, American politician
  • Feb 10 Gail Rebuck, CEO (Random House)
  • Feb 10 Mark Spitz, Modesto California, swimmer (Oly-9 gold/silver/bronze-68, 72)
  • Feb 11 Clarence Ellis, NFLer, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Feb 11 Earnest Jim Istook, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)
  • Feb 11 Johanna E "Joke" Beerens, actress (Schipper Next to God)
  • Feb 11 Rochelle Fleming, US soul vocalist (First Choice, Smarty Pants)
  • Feb 12 Michael Ironside, actor, (Starship Troopers)
  • Feb 12 Steve Hackett, rock guitarist (Genesis-Against All Odds/GTR)
  • Feb 13 Leonard Pascoe, cricketer (dynamic Aussie quick 1977-82)
  • Feb 13 Peter Gabriel, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes)
  • Feb 14 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor (Brussels by Night)
  • Feb 14 Roger Fisher, American musician (Heart)
  • Feb 15 Donna Hanover Giuliani, TV news anchor (WPIX)/wife of Mayor Giuliani
  • Feb 15 Nikolai Sergeivich Grekov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Feb 16 Peter Hain, British MP
  • Feb 16 Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese acid-folk singer
  • Feb 16 Roman Tam, Hong Kong famous singer (d. 2002)
  • Feb 17 Rick Medlocke, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blackfoot)
  • Feb 18 Cybill Shepherd, actress (Moonlighting, Last Picture Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 18 John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller)
  • Feb 18 Michel Gauthier, Quebec politician
  • Feb 19 Andy Powell, rocker (Wishbone Ash)
  • Feb 20 John Voldstad, actor (Darryl-Newhart), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Feb 20 Walter Becker, rock bassist (Steely Dan-Peg), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 20 Ken Shimura, Japanese performer and actor
  • Feb 22 Ellen Greene, American vocalist/actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 22 Julie Walters, England, actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears)

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Feb 22 Julius Erving, Nassau County New York, ABA/NBA forward (Virg Squirers, NY Nets, Philadelphia 76ers)

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving
  • Feb 22 Miou-Miou [Sylvette Herry], actress (Dog Day, My Other Husband), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 22 Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer
  • Feb 23 Neil Jordan, Sligo Ireland, novelist (Dream of a Beast, Past)
  • Feb 23 Steve Priest, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes), born in London, England
  • Feb 24 Cathy Mant, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 24 G J M Gazdar, computational linguist

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Feb 24 George Thorogood, American singer and guitarist (The Delaware Destroyers-Bad to the Bone), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Singer and Guitarist George Thorogood
Singer and Guitarist
George Thorogood
  • Feb 25 Anthony Lloyd, British MP
  • Feb 25 Emitt Rhodes, musician (Merry-go-Round)
  • Feb 25 Neil Jordan, director (Crying Game)
  • Feb 25 Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician, President of Argentina 2003-2007), born in Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz (d. 2010)
  • Feb 25 Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (d. 2006)
  • Feb 26 Jonathan Cain, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 27 Franco Moschino, fashion Designer
  • Feb 27 Julia Neuberger, British Rabbi
  • Feb 28 Ilene Graff, American actress (Marsha-Mr Belvedere), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 28 Stephen Chatman, composer
  • Mar 1 Shahid Israr, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (in one Test v NZ 1976)
  • Mar 2 Karen Carpenter, vocalist/drummer (We Only Just Begun), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Mar 2 Matthew Laurance, actor (Duet)
  • Mar 2 Mitchel Laurance, actor (LA Law, Not Necessarily the News)
  • Mar 2 Jeffrey Chodorow, American restaurateur and financier
  • Mar 3 Ed Marinaro, actor (Hill Street Blues)
  • Mar 3 Re Styles, rock vocalist (Tubes)
  • Mar 3 Tim Kazurinsky, comedian (SNL, Police Academy 2, 3, 4), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 4 Emilio Estefan, Cuba, rocker (Miami Sound Machine-1 2 3)
  • Mar 4 Judy Dickinson, LPGA golfer (1985 Boston Five Classic), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Mar 4 Rafael Canizares Poey, Alacs Mtnzs Cuba, basketballer (Oly-bronze-72)
  • Mar 4 Ofelia Medina, Mexican actress and screenwriter
  • Mar 4 Rick Perry, American politician, Governor of Texas (R) (2000-2015), born in Paint Creek, Texas
  • Mar 5 Eugene Fodor, Turkey Creek CO, violinist (1974 Tchaikovsky Award)
  • Mar 5 Harvey Jacob Alperin, actor (Cocktail), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 7 Franco Harris, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 7 Mark Pinter, Decorah Iowa, actor (Behind the Screen, Another World)
  • Mar 7 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
  • Mar 9 Danny Sullivan, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins)
  • Mar 10 Ted McKenna, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
  • Mar 11 Bobby McFerrin, singer (Don't Worry Be Happy-Grammy 1989)
  • Mar 11 Jerry Zucker, director (Airplane, Naked Gun), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Mar 12 Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)
  • Mar 12 Willie Duggan, rugby football player
  • Mar 12 Javier Clemente, Spanish football manager
  • Mar 12 Wheeler Winston Dixon, American filmmaker, critic and author
  • Mar 13 Bernard Julien, cricketer (WI left-arm pace all-rounder mid-70's)
  • Mar 13 Joe Bugner, Hungarian/British/Australian boxer (European Champ 1971)
  • Mar 13 Robert S Woods, California, actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons)
  • Mar 13 Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
  • Mar 13 William H Macy, actor (Homicide, Water Engine), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 13 Charles Krauthammer, American political commentator
  • Mar 14 Michael Ford, son of US President Gerald & Betty Ford
  • Mar 15 Jørgen Olsen, Danish singer
  • Mar 18 Brad Dourif, WV, actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty)
  • Mar 18 James Conlon, conductor (Cincinnati May Festival-1979), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 18 John Hartman, Falls Church Va, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)
  • Mar 18 Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian
  • Mar 18 Larry Perkins, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 20 William Hurt, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 21 Peter Banks, rocker (Yes), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 21 Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)
  • Mar 22 Jocky Wilson, Scottish darts player (world champion 1982, 1989), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 23 Corrine Clery, actress (Moonraker, Yor), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 23 P R Scott, Headmaster (Bancroft's School, Woodford Green)
  • Mar 23 Anthony De Longis, American actor
  • Mar 25 Chuck Greenberg, American musician (Shadowfax) (d. 1995)
  • Mar 26 Ernest Thomas, actor (Roger-What's Happening!!), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Mar 26 Graham Barlow, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1976-77)

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Mar 26 Martin Short, Canadian comedian (SNL, SCTV, 3 Amigos), born in Hamilton, Ontario

  • Mar 26 Ronnie McDowell, Fountain Head Tn, country singer (King is Gone)
  • Mar 26 Teddy Pendergrass, singer (Turn Off the Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 26 Tony Papenfuss, American actor (Daryl-Newhart), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 26 Alan Silvestri, American film score composer
  • Mar 27 Maria Ewing, opera singer
  • Mar 27 Tony Banks, rock keyboardist (Genesis-Against All Odds)
  • Mar 27 Vic Harris, American MLB player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 27 Petros Efthimiou, Greek politician
  • Mar 30 Dave McCurdy, (Rep-D-OK, 1981- )
  • Mar 30 Eugene Bowen, composer (Wonder's Edge)
  • Mar 30 Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)

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Mar 30 Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor (Harry Potter films) and comedian, born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • Mar 31 Alison McCartney, pathologist/Breast Cancer campaigner