Famous People Born in 1953

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  • Jan 1 Alpha Blondy, [Seydou Kone], Ivory coast, reggae singer (Jerusalem)
  • Jan 1 Kevin Hangon, composer
  • Jan 1 Rochelle S Abramson, violinist
  • Jan 1 Greg Carmichael, British guitarist (Acoustic Alchemy)
  • Jan 1 Gary Johnson, American businessman, politician, Libertarian Party nominee for Presiden 2016, born in Minot, North Dakota
  • Jan 3 Angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • Jan 4 Norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer
  • Jan 5 Pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty)
  • Jan 5 Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers)
  • Jan 5 Mike Rann, Australian politician
  • Jan 5 George Tenet, American CIA director
  • Jan 6 Malcolm Young, guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jan 7 Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)
  • Jan 7 Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
  • Jan 8 Bruce Sutter, pitcher (Cubs, Cards, Braves)
  • Jan 9 Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author
  • Jan 10 Bobby Rahal, Indy-car racer (over 15 wins)
  • Jan 10 Pat Benatar, [Andrezejewski], American singer (Hell Is for Children), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 11 Anna Marchesini, Italian entertainer
  • Jan 11 John Sessions, Scottish actor
  • Jan 15 Boris Blank, rocker (Yello)
  • Jan 15 Randy White, NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 15 Kent Hovind, American evangelist
  • Jan 15 Ta-Tanisha, American actress
  • Jan 16 Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi (d. 1984)
  • Jan 17 Sheila Hutchinson, rocker
  • Jan 18 Brett Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)
  • Jan 19 Linda Hayden, Stanmore, Middlesex, English actress (The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Boys from Brazil)
  • Jan 19 Desi Arnaz Jr, actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 19 Richard Legendre, Canadian politician
  • Jan 21 Fausto Bara, Mexico, actor (Gaucho-Renegades)

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Jan 21 Paul Allen, American entrepreneur, co-founder of Microsoft

Co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen
Co-founder of Microsoft
Paul Allen
  • Jan 22 Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor (Chung Trio)
  • Jan 22 Jim Jarmusch, American director
  • Jan 23 Lamont Robin Zander, rocker (Cheap Trick)
  • Jan 23 Pat Haden, Westbury, NY, NFL quarterback (LA Rams)
  • Jan 23 Antonio Villaraigosa, Hispanic-American 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles

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Jan 23 Pavlo Lazarenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine (1996-97), born in Karpivka

Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine
Pavlo Lazarenko
  • Jan 24 Brian Matthews, actor (Burning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 25 Malcolm Green, rocker (Split Enz-I Got You)
  • Jan 25 The Honky Tonk Man, American professional wrestler
  • Jan 25 Mark Weil, Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)
  • Jan 26 Andrée van Es, Dutch MP (PSP), born in The Hague
  • Jan 26 Bert Heerink, Amsterdam, rock vocalist
  • Jan 26 Lucinda Williams, singer
  • Jan 26 Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Jan 28 Debbie Steinbach, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 29 Dalila di Lazzaro, Udine Italy, covergirl/model (Vogue)
  • Jan 29 Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist
  • Jan 29 Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer (d. 1995)
  • Jan 29 Lynne McGranger, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jan 30 Fred Hembeck, Yaphank, New York, American cartoonist
  • Jan 31 Aart Mol, Dutch bassist (Catapult)
  • Feb 1 Andy Mill, skier/husband of Chris Everet
  • Feb 1 C A Barnett, headmaster (Whitgift School)
  • Feb 1 Brendan Batson, English former footballer
  • Feb 2 James Mndaweni, South African worker's union leader/president (NACTU)
  • Feb 2 Penny Pulz, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 2 Duane Chapman, American bounty hunter
  • Feb 3 Savvas Tsitouridis, Greek politician
  • Feb 4 Svetlana Ulmasova, USSR, 3K (world title 1978)
  • Feb 4 Kitaro, Japanese composer
  • Feb 5 John Beilein, American basketball coach
  • Feb 6 Susie Hutchison, Flintridge California, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)
  • Feb 7 Robert Brazile "Dr. Doom", NFL player (Houston Oilers), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Feb 7 Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player, born in Santa Monica, California, (d. 1998)
  • Feb 8 Mary Steenburgen, Newport Ark, actress (Parenthood, Time After Time)
  • Feb 8 Roger Clavet, Québécois politician
  • Feb 9 André Sevard, Canadian NHL player, born in Témiscaming, Quebec
  • Feb 9 Antonius GM "Toon" Agterberg, Dutch actor (Hunk)
  • Feb 9 Gary Franks, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • Feb 9 Gabriel Rotello, American television documentary producer
  • Feb 10 Carl Joseph Stone, composer
  • Feb 10 John Shirley, US, sci-fi author (Eclipse Penumbra, Eclipse Corona)
  • Feb 11 Alan Rubin, music figure (Blues Brothers)
  • Feb 11 Philip Anglim, actor (Dane-Thorn Birds), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 11 Stephen D Thorne, Frankfurt-on-Main, German FR, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut

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Feb 11 [John Ellis] Jeb Bush, American politician (Governor of Florida (R) 1999-2007), born in Midland, Texas

US Governor Jeb Bush
US Governor
Jeb Bush
  • Feb 12 Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], actress (Maggie-Growing Pains), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 12 Nabil Shaban, British actor
  • Feb 12 Robin Thomas, American actor
  • Feb 13 Sharon Wyatt, Lebanon Tenn, actress (Tiffany-General Hospital)
  • Feb 13 Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner (world record 5k indoor)
  • Feb 13 Rico J. Puno, Filipino pop singer
  • Feb 14 Wayne Siegel, composer
  • Feb 15 Derek Conway, British MP
  • Feb 15 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (d. 2005)
  • Feb 16 Andre St Lauren, NHLer
  • Feb 16 George Martin, NFLer (NY Giants)
  • Feb 16 Mike Ford, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Port Jefferson Open), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 16 Roberta Williams, computer game designer
  • Feb 17 Janice Dickinson, American model (Vogue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 18 Derek Pellicci, rock drummer (Little River Band-Help Is On It's Way)
  • Feb 18 Nico Arzbach, rock guitarist/singer (Stampei, Dike)
  • Feb 18 Robin Bachman, Winnipeg, guitarist (BTO-You Aint Seen Nothing Yet)
  • Feb 19 Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)
  • Feb 19 Cristina Elisabet Fernández - Argentinian politician
  • Feb 19 Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, politician, President of Argentina (2007-2015), born in La Plata, Buenos Aires
  • Feb 20 Carol Cummins, Clintwood Va, 2nd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 20 Riccardo Chailly, Milan Italy, conductor (West Berlin Symph Orch)
  • Feb 20 Poison Ivy, American musician (The Cramps)
  • Feb 21 Christine Ebersole, Park Forest Ill, actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie)
  • Feb 21 William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)
  • Feb 22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire)
  • Feb 22 Nigel Planer, British actor
  • Feb 23 Sallie L Baliunas, astrophysicist
  • Feb 23 Satoru Nakajima, Japanese racing driver
  • Feb 25 Garrett Glaser, entertainment correspondent (Entertainment Tonight)
  • Feb 25 José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain
  • Feb 25 Kim Yeong-cheol, South Korean actor
  • Feb 26 Bree Walker, news anchor (WNBC TV, KNBC TV)
  • Feb 26 Michael Bolton, Ct, rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About)
  • Feb 28 Ricky "Dragon" Steamboat, [Richard Blood], wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)
  • Feb 28 Ingo Hoffmann, Brazilian racing driver

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Feb 28 Paul Krugman, American economist and New York Times columnist (Nobel Prize in Economics 2008)

Economist Paul Krugman
Economist
Paul Krugman
  • Mar 1 Bandula Warnapura, cricketer (1st Sri Lanka Test captain)
  • Mar 2 William Simmons, sax/keyboardist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Mar 3 Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Mar 3 Dave Amato, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Can't Fight this Feeling)
  • Mar 3 Zico, Brazilian footballer
  • Mar 4 Christopher H Smith, (Rep-R-NJ, 1981- )
  • Mar 4 Kay Lenz, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Emilio Estefan, Cuban percussionist
  • Mar 4 Scott Hicks, Ugandan-born film director
  • Mar 4 Paweł Janas, Polish football manager and former footballer
  • Mar 5 Russel D Feingold, (Sen-D Wisconsin)
  • Mar 5 Valery Grigoriyevich Korzun, Russian colonel/cosmonaut (TM-24)
  • Mar 6 Jackie Zeman, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Mar 6 Jan Kjærstad, Norwegian author
  • Mar 7 Jules Shear, rock musician
  • Mar 7 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (E!), born in Pasadena, California
  • Mar 8 Jim Rice, Anderson, South Carolina, American MLB left fielder (AL MVP 1978)
  • Mar 8 Kathleen Ann Shower, Brookville Oh, Playmate of the Year (May, 1985)
  • Mar 8 Bob Brozman, American musician
  • Mar 8 Don Werner, American baseball player
  • Mar 9 Henriette J Toll, actress (Soldier of Orange)
  • Mar 10 Caroline H "Carolien" van de Berg, actress (Havinck)
  • Mar 10 Paul Haggis, Canadian film director
  • Mar 11 Bernie LaBarge, Canadian musician
  • Mar 12 Labamba, [Richard Rosenberg], rocker (Asbury Jukes)
  • Mar 12 Carl Hiaasen, American journalist and author
  • Mar 12 Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepalese politician
  • Mar 13 Andy Bean, Lafayette Ga, PGA golfer (Western 1978, Kemper 1978)
  • Mar 13 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 14 Tim McKee, US, 400m medley swimmer (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • Mar 15 Colin Croft, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler 1977-82)
  • Mar 15 Judi Spiers, TV presenter
  • Mar 15 Richard Bruton, Irish politician
  • Mar 16 Isabelle Huppert, French actress
  • Mar 16 Richard Stallman, American free software activist
  • Mar 17 Filemon Lagman, Filipino communist revolutionary (d. 2001)
  • Mar 17 Chuck Muncie, American football running back, (d. 2013)
  • Mar 18 Helmer C Koetje, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 18 Jamie West-Oram, rocker (Fixx)
  • Mar 18 Margaret L Augustine, project manager (Biosphere 2), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Mar 18 Nicholas Wisdom, cricketer (son of comic Norman, 2 games Sussex 1974)
  • Mar 19 Billy Sheehan, rocker (Mr Big-Lean Into It)
  • Mar 19 Hans Rinn, German DR, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • Mar 19 Ricky Wilson, Athens Ga, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack)
  • Mar 21 Carl Wolfson, comedian (Thicke of the Night), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 21 Shotgun Johnson [Robert], rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Band-Give it Up)
  • Mar 22 Thomas H Andrews, (Rep-D-Maine)
  • Mar 23 Chaka Khan, [Stevens], Great Lakes Il, rocker (Rufus-I am Every Woman)
  • Mar 23 Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, British MP
  • Mar 23 Louie Anderson, Minn, comedian (Ratboy, Wrong Guys)
  • Mar 23 Bo Diaz, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1990)
  • Mar 24 Steve Lubbers, cricketer (capt of Dutch World Cup team 1996)
  • Mar 25 Haroon Rashid, cricketer (Pakistani & WSC batsman late 70's)
  • Mar 25 Mary Gross, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 26 Michael Bonagura, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mar 26 Tatyana Providokhina, Russian 1K runner (world record)
  • Mar 26 Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Mar 26 Lincoln Chafee, American Senator from Rhode Island
  • Mar 26 Youssouf Togoïmi, Chadian rebel (d. 2002)
  • Mar 27 Pamela Roylance, actress (Sarah-Little House on Prairie), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 28 Nydia M Velazquez, (Rep-D-New York, 1993- )
  • Mar 28 Melchior Ndadaye, Burundian politician (d. 1993)
  • Mar 30 Cydney Bernard, American film producer
  • Mar 31 Greg Martin, singer (Ky Headhunters-Davy Crockett), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Mar 31 Sean Hopper, California, rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • Mar 31 Dennis Kamakahi, Grammy Award-winning musician (d. 2014), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Apr 1 Aftab Baloch, cricketer (Pakistani in 2 Tests, scored 428 for Sind 74)
  • Apr 1 Barry Sonnenfeld, director (Get Shorty, Men in Black), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 2 David Robinson, drummer (Cars)
  • Apr 2 Debralee Scott, Elizabeth NJ, actress (Cathy-Mary Hartman, Angie)
  • Apr 2 Jim Allister, Northern Irish politician
  • Apr 3 Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei-The Dike)
  • Apr 3 Craig Taubman, Jewish singer
  • Apr 4 Robert Bertrand, Canadian politician
  • Apr 5 John Buchanan, cricketer (Qld batsman 78-79, Shield coach 1995)
  • Apr 6 Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • Apr 6 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • Apr 7 Everard Endt, US, yachting (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Apr 9 Hal Ketchum, Greenwich NY, country singer (Small Town Saturday Night)
  • Apr 9 Marc Jacobs, American fashion designer, born in New York City
  • Apr 10 David Moorcroft, British athlete
  • Apr 10 Terre Roche, rocker (Roches)
  • Apr 11 Andrew Wiles, British mathematician
  • Apr 11 Guy Verhofstadt, Prime Minister of Belgium
  • Apr 13 Stephen Byers, British politician (L), (MG Rover Group controversy), born in Wolverhampton