Famous People Born in 1950 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 719

  • Apr 1 Leonard van Spirit, Dutch/British fruit/food magnate
  • Apr 1 Billy Currie, English rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield
  • Apr 1 Samuel Alito, U.S. Supreme Court Justice
  • Apr 3 Curtis Stone, N singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 3 Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex
  • Apr 4 Christine Lahti, American actress (Harvey Korman Show, Swing Shift), born in Detroit, Michigan

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Apr 5 Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Apr 5 Franklin R Chang-Diaz, Costa Rica, astro (STS 61C, 34,46,60,75, sk:91)
  • Apr 5 Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • Apr 5 Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor
  • Apr 6 Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )
  • Apr 8 Grzegorz Lato, Polish footballer
  • Apr 9 Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
  • Apr 9 Kenneth D Cockrell, Astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • Apr 9 Nathan Cook, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 10 Eddie Hazel, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You)
  • Apr 10 Ken Griffey, Sr., American baseball player
  • Apr 10 Barry M. Riemer, American author
  • Apr 11 Bill Irwin, Santa Monica, actor (My Blue Heaven, Scenes From a Mall)
  • Apr 12 David Cassidy, American singer/actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 12 Tom Werner, owner (SD Padres)/producer (Roseanne, Cosby Show)
  • Apr 12 Kari Palaste, Finnish architect
  • Apr 12 Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman and F1 team principal (Renault F1)
  • Apr 12 Joyce Banda, President of Malawi (2012-2014), born in Malemia, Nyasaland
  • Apr 13 Riff West, rock bassist (Molly Hatchet)
  • Apr 13 Ron Perlman, actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 13 Terry Lester, actor (Young & Restless, As World Turns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 14 Anna M "Ansje" Beentjes, actress (Blindgangers)
  • Apr 14 Randolph Powell, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Apr 14 Francis Collins, American scientist
  • Apr 15 Amy Wright, actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 16 David Graff, Lancaster Ohio, actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6)
  • Apr 17 L. Scott Caldwell, American actress
  • Apr 17 Bruce McNall, American former NHL team owner
  • Apr 18 Bill Sudderth III, trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Apr 18 Kenny Ortega, American film and TV producer and choreographer
  • Apr 19 Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)
  • Apr 19 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brussel '74)
  • Apr 20 Itumeleng J Mosala, South African president (Azanian People's Org)
  • Apr 20 Steve Erickson, American novelist
  • Apr 20 Chandra Babu Naidu, Indian politician
  • Apr 22 Jancis Robinson, wine writer/broadcaster
  • Apr 22 Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
  • Apr 22 Peter Frampton, Kent England, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive)
  • Apr 25 Steve Ferrone, Sussex, rock drummer (Average White Band)
  • Apr 26 Howard "Leon" Reeder, rock guitarist (Champaign)
  • Apr 26 Peter Schaufuss, director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin)
  • Apr 28 Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
  • Apr 28 Willie Colon, actor (Last Flight), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 29 Phillip Noyce, Australian film director
  • Apr 29 Debbie Stabenow, American politician
  • May 1 Marina Stepanova, Russian hurdler (world record 1986)
  • May 1 Dann Florek, American actor
  • May 1 Danny McGrain, Scottish footballer
  • May 2 Lou Gramm, rocker (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love Is), born in Rochester, New York
  • May 2 Duncan Gay, Australian politician
  • May 3 Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)
  • May 4 Darryl Hunt, English pop bassist (Pogues-Pair of Brown Eyes)
  • May 4 Hilly Hicks, actor (Roll Out, Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 4 René CM van Asten, Dutch actor (Herenstraat 10)
  • May 5 Maggie MacNeal, Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal, I See a Star)
  • May 5 Googoosh, Faegheh Atashin (فائقه آتشین), Iranian, Persian Singer & actress
  • May 6 Robbie McIntosh, drummer (Avg White Band-Show your Hand)
  • May 7 Prairie Prince, rocker (Tubes)
  • May 7 Randall 'Tex' Cobb, American boxer and actor, born in Bridge City, Texas

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May 7 Tim Russert, American television journalist and host of NBC's Meet the Press, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2008)

Television Journalist Tim Russert
Television Journalist
Tim Russert
  • May 9 James A Butts, triple jumper (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 9 Matthew Kelly, actor/TV host (Holding the Fort, Relative Strangers)
  • May 9 Tom Petersson, rock bassist (Cheap Trick), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • May 11 Dane Iorg, baseball player (Philles, Cards)
  • May 11 Jeremy Paxman, broadcaster
  • May 12 Billy Squier, Mass, heavy metal guitarist (Don't Say No)
  • May 12 Bruce Boxleitner, Elgin Ill, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King, Babylon 5)
  • May 12 Gabriel Byrne, actor (Hello Again, Cool World), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • May 12 Jocko Marcellino, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • May 12 Renate Stecher-Meissner, German DR, sprinter (Oly-gold-72)
  • May 12 Shōzō Fujii, Japanese judoka (4x World Champion 1971-79)
  • May 13 Danny Kirwan, rocker (Fleetwood Mac), born in London, England
  • May 13 John "Jocko" Marcellino, rocker/actor (Tagget, Hot to Trot, Rain Man)

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May 13 Stevie Wonder, American singer-songwriter (You are the Sunshine of My Love), born in Saginaw, Michigan

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • May 14 Mark Blum, actor (Worth Winning, Blind Date, Presidio), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 14 Jill Stein, American physician, activist and Green Party nominee for President (2016), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 15 Nicholas Hammond, American actor (The Amazing Spider-Man), born in Washington D.C.
  • May 16 Jock Bartley, rocker (Firefall)
  • May 16 Johannes Bednorz, German superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)
  • May 16 Christian Lacroix, French fashion designer, born in Arles
  • May 16 Ray Condo, Canadian rockabilly musician
  • May 17 Alan Johnson, British politician (Home Secretary 2009-10), born in London
  • May 17 Howard Ashman, American lyricist (d. 1991)
  • May 17 Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian politician
  • May 18 Rodney Milburn Jr, USA, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • May 18 Thomas Gottschalk, Bamberg Germany, (Telespiele)
  • May 20 Yvon Lambert, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 20 Reinaldo Merlo, Argentine footballer
  • May 22 Bernie Taupin, lyricist (writes with Elton John)
  • May 22 Alekos Alavanos, Greek politician
  • May 23 Linda Thompson, actress (Hee Haw), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 23 Martin McGuinness, Irish Sinn Féin politician and IRA member, born in Derry (d. 2017)
  • May 24 Jo Ann Washam, LPGA golfer
  • May 24 Larry Seidlin, American judge
  • May 28 Ian Bradley, British writer and academic
  • May 28 Jim Harris, American professional wrestler
  • May 29 Rebbie [Maureen] Jackson, singer (R U Tuff Enuff), born in Gary, Indiana
  • May 29 Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)
  • May 30 Bertrand Delanoë, French politician
  • May 30 Paresh Rawal, Indian actor
  • May 31 Edward Barker, cartoonist
  • May 31 Gregory Harrison, Catalina California, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run)
  • Jun 1 Annemarie Jorritsma-Lebbink, Dutch minister of Traffic (VVD)
  • Jun 1 Charlene [D'Angelo], singer (I've Never Been To Me)
  • Jun 1 Gemma Craven, actress (Wagner, Story of Slipper & Rose), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 1 Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-10, TM-16)
  • Jun 2 Joanna Gleason, actress (Morgan-Hello Larry), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 2 Toni Alessandrini, actress (Vice Academy Part 2), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 2 [Antone] Chubby Tavares, rocker (Tavares)
  • Jun 3 Marlene Elejarde, 4x100m runner (Olympic-silver-1968), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jun 3 Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 3 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Jun 3 Christos Verelis, Greek politician
  • Jun 4 Brian Rose, cricketer (England batsman in 9 Tests 1977-81)
  • Jun 4 Dagmar Krause, West Germany, singer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • Jun 4 Wayne Powers, New Rochelle NY, actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East)
  • Jun 5 Adrian Cosma, Romania, team handball (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • Jun 5 Ronnie Dyson, US, singer (Hair, All over your face)
  • Jun 5 J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
  • Jun 6 Chantal Akerman, actor/director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • Jun 7 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 8 Elmar Oliveira, Waterbury Connecticut, violinist (Naumburg 1978)
  • Jun 8 Kathy Whitton Baker, Midland Tx, actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles)
  • Jun 11 Graham Russell, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jun 11 Debbie "Pokey" Watson, US, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Jun 11 Lindsey de Paul, singer
  • Jun 11 Michael Swan, actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jun 13 Michael Stark, Australian actor
  • Jun 13 Gerd Zewe, German footballer
  • Jun 14 Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem)
  • Jun 14 Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Jun 15 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 15 Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist
  • Jun 16 James Smith, US, singer (Stylistics-Can't Give you Anything)
  • Jun 16 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • Jun 17 Cathy Sherk, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 18 Annelie Ehrhardt, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympics-gold-1972)
  • Jun 19 Constance Forslund, actress (Shining Season), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 19 Ann Wilson, American musician (Heart-What About Love), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 21 Joey Kramer, hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 21 Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)
  • Jun 21 Anne Carson, Canadian poet
  • Jun 21 Gérard Lanvin, French actor
  • Jun 22 Murphy Cross, Harve de Grace Md, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect)
  • Jun 23 Sally Geeson, Sussex England, actress (Bless This House)
  • Jun 23 Douglas C. Lord, Canadian businessman
  • Jun 24 Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jun 24 Leon J P M Frissen, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Jun 24 Mercedes R Lackey, US, sci-fi author (Arrow's Fall, Magic's Pawn)
  • Jun 24 Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 25 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)
  • Jun 25 Tatyana Averina, USSR, speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Jun 25 Nitza Saul, Israeli actress
  • Jun 27 Benjamin Peterson, US, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Jun 28 Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Jun 28 Mauricio Rojas, Swedish politician
  • Jun 30 Donna Jean Willmott, FALN member (FBI most wanted), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jun 30 Pablo Castillo, jockey
  • Jul 1 David Duke, American politician, K.K.K. member
  • Jul 2 Johnny Colla, California, rock sax (Huey Lewis & The News-Need a New Drug)
  • Jul 3 Damon Harris, Balt Md, musician (The Temptations-My Girl), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 3 Ewen Chatfield, NZ cricketer pace bowler (1975-89)
  • Jul 3 James Hahn, American politician
  • Jul 4 David Jensen, rock British DJ
  • Jul 5 Gary Matthews, baseball player (1973 NL rookie of year)
  • Jul 5 Huey Lewis [Hugh Anthony Cregg III], American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in New York City
  • Jul 5 Michael Monarch, rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 6 Phyllis Hyman, jazz Singer
  • Jul 6 Sultan Rakhmanov, Super heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • Jul 6 John Byrne, American comic book author & artist
  • Jul 6 Hélène Scherrer, Canadian politician
  • Jul 9 Gwen Guthrie, American singer (d. 1999)
  • Jul 10 Willie Ford, US R&B-singer (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)
  • Jul 10 Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Greek politician
  • Jul 11 Bonnie Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-Jump, I'm So Excited)
  • Jul 11 Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
  • Jul 11 Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistani nuclear physicist
  • Jul 11 Bruce McGill, American actor
  • Jul 12 Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], rock drummer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • Jul 13 George D "Pinky" Nelson, Iowa, PhD/astro (STS 41C, STS 61-C, STS-26)
  • Jul 13 Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China, former mayor of Taipei, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)
  • Jul 14 Bruce Oldfield, British mode-designer
  • Jul 15 Alan Hurst, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1974-79)
  • Jul 15 Colin Barnett, Australian politician

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Jul 15 Arianna Huffington, Greek-American author, syndicated columnist and creator of The Huffington Post, born in Athens, Greece

Author and creator of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington
Author and creator of The Huffington Post
Arianna Huffington
  • Jul 16 Camille Saviola, actress (Nightlife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 16 Valery Yevgenyevich Maksimenko, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Jul 16 Tom Terrell, musicologist, deejay
  • Jul 16 Pierre Paradis, Quebec politician
  • Jul 16 Dennis Priestley, English darts player
  • Jul 17 Derek de Lint, Dutch actor
  • Jul 17 P.J. Soles, German-born American actress

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Jul 18 Richard Branson, British music enterperneur (Virgin Atlantic), born in London, England

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson
  • Jul 18 Glenn Hughes, American singer (Village People) (d. 2001)