Famous People Born in 1953 (Part 2)

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  • Apr 14 Irina Rudolfovna Pronina, Russian cosmonaut
  • Apr 14 David Buss, Evolutionary psychologist
  • Apr 16 Jay O Sanders, actor (Meeting Venus, V I Warshawski), born in Austin, Texas
  • Apr 16 J. Neil Schulman, American writer

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Apr 18 Rick Moranis, Canadian actor (SCTV, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Spaceballs), born in Toronto, Ontario

Actor and Musician Rick Moranis
Actor and Musician
Rick Moranis
  • Apr 19 Sara Simeoni, Italian high jumper (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Apr 19 Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 19 Ruby Wax, British television personality
  • Apr 20 Sebastian Faulks, British novelist
  • Apr 21 Edward Ray Fiori, PGA golfer (1979 Southern Open), born in Lynwood, California
  • Apr 22 Steve Bond, Haifa Israel, actor (General Hospital, To Die For)
  • Apr 22 Juhani Komulainen, Finnish composer
  • Apr 23 Fred Upton, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • Apr 23 James Russo, American actor (My Own Private Idaho, China Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 24 Eric Bogosian, Woburn MA, actor (Talk Radio)
  • Apr 24 John P Hiler, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )
  • Apr 24 Porter Carroll Jr, drummer (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Apr 25 Gary Cosier, cricketer (Australian batsman 1975-78, 109 on debut v WI)
  • Apr 25 Ron Clements, American animation director
  • Apr 27 Ellen L Shulman Baker, MD/astronaut (STS 34, 50, 71), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Apr 27 Arielle Dombasle, French singer and actress
  • Apr 28 Julie Cole, LPGA golfer
  • Apr 28 Kim Gordon, American musician (Sonic Youth)
  • Apr 28 Roberto Bolano, Latin American author and poet
  • Apr 29 Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Kirya Russia, cosmonaut (STS 71, TM-27)
  • Apr 30 Merrill Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • May 1 Elquemedo Willett, cricketer (WI lefty spinner early 70's)
  • May 1 Felix Hanemann, rocker (Zebra)
  • May 1 Mindy Moore, LPGA golfer
  • May 1 Glen Ballard, American songwriter and record producer
  • May 2 "Keith" Jamaal Wilkes, NBA forward (Golden State-Rookie of Yr 1975)
  • May 3 Bruce Hall, Champaign Ill, rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon)
  • May 3 Van McLain, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • May 6 Lynn Whitfield, actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice), born in Baton Rouge

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May 6 Tony Blair, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1997-2007), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair
  • May 6 Michelle Courchesne, Quebec politician
  • May 6 Graeme Souness, Scottish footballer/manager
  • May 7 Pat McInally, American National Football League player
  • May 7 Ian McKay, British soldier (VC recipient) (d. 1982)
  • May 8 Billy Burnette, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 8 Alex Van Halen, Amsterdam The Netherlands, Dutch drummer (Van Halen)
  • May 9 Daniel Talbot, golfer (Quebec Open-1979, 81, 84), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 9 Gregory Beecroft, Chorpus Christi TX, actor (Guiding Light)
  • May 9 Ron Jackson, baseball player
  • May 9 Scott McInnis, (Rep-R-Colorado)
  • May 10 Barbara Moxness, LPGA golfer
  • May 10 Lawrence Lau, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • May 10 Steve Thomas, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • May 10 John Diamond, English journalist (d. 2001)
  • May 10 Tito Santana, Mexican-American professional wrestler
  • May 11 Boyd Gaines, American actor (Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • May 11 David Gest, American television producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • May 14 Bill Meek, Upland PA, prone rifle (Olympics-8th-1996)
  • May 14 Tom Cochrane, Canadian rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 14 Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia

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May 15 George Brett, American baseball third baseman (KC Royals, 1980 AL MVP), born in Glen Dale, West Virginia

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • May 15 Mike Oldfield, England, composer (Tubular Bells)

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May 16 Pierce Brosnan, Irish actor (Remington Steele, Golden Eye), born in Drogheda, Ireland

  • May 16 David Maclean, British minister of state
  • May 16 Richard Page, rocker (Mr Mister), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 16 Rick Rhoden, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • May 17 George Johnson, rocker (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 17 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show), born in Pasadena, California
  • May 17 Nicholas Bacon, premier baronet of England
  • May 17 Yoko Shimada, Kumamota Japan, author (Kir Royal)/actress (Shogun)
  • May 18 Helen Chadwick, artist
  • May 18 [Feliciano] Butch Tavares, rocker (Tavares)
  • May 19 Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary
  • May 19 Shavarsh Karapetyan, Soviet Armenian finswimmer
  • May 19 Victoria Wood, British comedian and actress (Dinner Ladies), born in Bury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • May 19 Dawud M. Mu'Min, American convicted murderer (d. 1997)
  • May 20 Robert Doyle, Australian politician
  • May 22 John Edward Stevens, American bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List), born in NYC, New York
  • May 22 Doris Barnett, German politician
  • May 22 Cha Bum-Kun, Korean footballer
  • May 23 Agathe Uwilingiyimana, Prime Minister of Rwanda (1993-94) and one of the 1st female political figures in Africa, born in Nyaruhengeri, Rwanda (d. 1994)
  • May 24 Alfred Molina, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears), born in London, England
  • May 24 Nell Campbell, [Laura], Australian actress (Rocky Horror), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • May 25 Donald Albert Weibring Jr, Quincy IL, PGA golfer (1979 Quad Cities)
  • May 25 Jane Priest, Perth Australia, Prince Charles' lover
  • May 25 Rich Alves, Pleasanton California, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)
  • May 25 Eve Ensler, American playwright
  • May 25 Daniel Passarella, Argentine footballer
  • May 25 Stan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo)
  • May 26 Michael Portillo, British politician
  • May 28 Arto Lindsay, rocker/actor (Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan)

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May 29 Danny Elfman, American composer (The Simspons Theme), born in Los Angeles, California

Composer Danny Elfman
Composer
Danny Elfman
  • May 29 Ranji Nanan, cricketer (Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test v Pakistan 1981)
  • May 29 Rick Henderson, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • May 30 Colm Meaney, actor (Star Trek Deep Space 9)
  • May 31 Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Finnish actor
  • Jun 1 Diana Canova, American actress (Corrine-Soap), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Jun 1 David Berkowitz, American serial killer (Son of Sam)
  • Jun 2 Craig Robert Stadler, PGA golfer (Masters 1982), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 4 Jimmy McCulloch, Scottish songwriter and guitarist (Wings), born in Dumbarton (d. 1979)
  • Jun 4 Susumu Ojima, Japanese entrepreneur (Huser)
  • Jun 4 Paul Samson, British guitarist (Samson) (d. 2002)
  • Jun 5 Kathleen Kennedy, American film producer (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park), born in Berkeley, California
  • Jun 6 Ken Calvert, (Rep-R-California)
  • Jun 6 Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greek politician
  • Jun 7 Johnny Clegg, South African musician "The White Zulu", born in Bacup, Lancashire
  • Jun 7 Dougie Donnelly, Scottish television broadcaster
  • Jun 8 Ad Tak, Dutch professional cyclist, born in Nieuwe Gastel
  • Jun 10 John Edwards, American politician and lawyer
  • Jun 11 Peter Bergman, actor (All My Children, Starland Vocal Band), born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • Jun 12 Rocky Burnette, rock vocalist (Towing the Line), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jun 12 Allan Weiner, American pirate radio station owner, born in Yonkers, New York

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Jun 13 Tim Allen, Canadian comedian (Home Improvement, Jungle2Jungle), born in Denver, Colorado

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
  • Jun 14 David Thomas, US singer/songwriter (Pere Ubu)
  • Jun 14 Janet Mackey, New Zealand politician
  • Jun 15 Rita Lee, Federic Wisc, playmate (November, 1977)

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Jun 15 Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (2012-) and President of the People's Republic of China (2013-), born in Beijing

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • Jun 16 Ian Mosley, Paddington London, drummer (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
  • Jun 18 Jerome Smith, American guitarist (KC & the Sunshine Band-Boogie Shoes), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2000)
  • Jun 19 Larry Dunn, [Dunhill], US keyboardist (Earth Wind & Fire)
  • Jun 20 Alan Longmuir, rocker (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Jun 20 Brian J Duffy, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 45, 57, 72, sk:92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 20 Raul Ramirez, tennis player
  • Jun 20 Willy Rampf, German F1 technical director (BMW Sauber)

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Jun 21 Benazir Bhutto, 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan and 1st female leader of a Muslim nation, born in Karachi, Pakistan (d. 2007)

Pakistani Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
Benazir Bhutto
  • Jun 21 Charlie Moore Jr, baseball player
  • Jun 21 Robyn Douglass, American actress (Lonely Guy, Romantic Comedy), born in Sendai, Japan
  • Jun 21 Michael Bowen, American actor
  • Jun 21 Augustus Pablo, Jamaican musician (d. 1999)
  • Jun 22 Cyndi Lauper, American singer (Girls Just Want To Have Fun, Time After Time), born in New York City
  • Jun 22 Bruce McAvaney, Australian sports broadcaster
  • Jun 23 Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Jun 23 Roberta Leighton, actress (Ginger-Days of Our Lives), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 24 Ivo Lill, Estonian artist
  • Jun 25 Ian Davis, cricketer (Australian batsman 1973-77)
  • Jun 26 James Anderson, writer
  • Jun 26 Ralph Ezell, Union Miss, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)
  • Jun 26 Robert Davi, American actor and opera singer (Die Hard, Gangster Chronicles, License to Kill), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 27 Kent Bostick, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-84, 96), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jun 29 Billy Hinsche, American musician (Dino, Desi & Billy), born in Manila, the Philippines
  • Jun 29 Don Dokken, heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again)
  • Jun 29 Colin Hay, Kilwinning, Scotland, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work)
  • Jun 30 Hal Lindes, Monterey CA, rocker (Dire Straits)
  • Jul 1 Henry Percy, 11th duke of Northumberland, godchild of Elizabeth II
  • Jul 2 Tony Armas, baseball player
  • Jul 3 Alynne Beth Amkraut, entertainer, born in Amityville, New York
  • Jul 3 Frank Tanana, baseball pitcher (California Angels)
  • Jul 6 Nanci Griffith, US singer/songwriter (Poet in My Window)
  • Jul 7 Lynval Golding, rocker (Fun Boy Three)
  • Jul 8 Jonathan Segal, American actor (Jonathan-Paper Chase), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 Dave Camp, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • Jul 9 Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jul 9 Thomas Ligotti, American author
  • Jul 9 Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer
  • Jul 10 Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, rock vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario

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Jul 11 Leon Spinks, heavyweight boxing champ (1978, Olympic gold 1976), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Leon Spinks
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Leon Spinks
  • Jul 11 Peter Bergman, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, actor (Eat or Be Eaten)
  • Jul 11 Benny DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • Jul 13 Larry Gomes, dependable WI cricket left-handed batsman (1976-87)
  • Jul 13 Mila Mulroney, wife of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney
  • Jul 14 Bebe Buell [Beverle Lorence], Portsmouth, Virginia, American model/singer (Nov 1974 Playmate of the Month)
  • Jul 15 Cathy Larmouth Torrance California, playmate (Jun, 1981)
  • Jul 15 Franklyn Seales, St Vincent, actor (Dexter-Silver Spoons)
  • Jul 15 Jean-Bertrand Aristide, president of Haiti (1991, 1994- )
  • Jul 15 John Denham, Seaton, Devon, England, MP (Labour)
  • Jul 16 Philece Sampler, San Angelo, Tx, actress (Donna Love-Another World)
  • Jul 16 Douglas J. Feith, American Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
  • Jul 18 Peter Greenall, English brewer (Greenall Witley)
  • Jul 20 Thomas Friedman, American journalist
  • Jul 20 Marcia Hines, American-born Australian singer
  • Jul 20 Dan Shaughnessy, American sports writer
  • Jul 21 Brian Talbot, British footballer
  • Jul 21 Jeff Fatt, Chinese Australian actor
  • Jul 22 Jimmy Bruno, American jazz guitarist
  • Jul 22 Sylvia Chang, Taiwanese actress

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Jul 23 Graham Gooch, English cricketer, captain of England, opening batsman and prolific run scorer, born in London

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • Jul 24 Jon Faddis, jazz trumpeter
  • Jul 24 Steve Grogan, NFL QB (New England Patriots)
  • Jul 24 Claire McCaskill, American politician, junior senator from Missouri
  • Jul 26 Robert Phillips, American classical guitarist, born in New York City
  • Jul 27 Wim G J M van de Camp, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • Jul 27 Yahoo Serious, Australian comedian
  • Jul 28 Steve Duncan, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

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Jul 29 Geddy Lee, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Geddy Lee
Singer-Songwriter
Geddy Lee
  • Jul 29 Ken Burns [Kenneth Lauren], American director and documentary film producer (The Civil War, Baseball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 29 Tim Gunn, American television personality
  • Jul 30 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-9)
  • Jul 31 Hugh McDowell, chelloist (ELO-Telephone Line)
  • Jul 31 Jimmy Cook, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman 1992), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Jul 31 Ted Baillieu, Australian Politician, Premier of Victoria (2010-13), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jul 31 James Read, American actor (North and South), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 1 Robert Cray, blues singer/songwriter (1987 Grammy), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Aug 2 Anne Leuchars, British TV journalist
  • Aug 2 Butch Patrick, actor (Eddie Munster-Munster)
  • Aug 5 Samantha Sang, singer (Emotion)
  • Aug 6 Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)
  • Aug 6 Pat MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)
  • Aug 7 Anne Fadiman, American writer; daughter of Clifton Fadiman
  • Aug 8 "Sweet" Lou Dunbar, basketball player (Harlem Globetrotters)
  • Aug 8 Don Most, American actor and director (Ralph Malph-Happy Days), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 10 Mark Doty, American poet and prose writer

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Aug 11 Hulk Hogan, [Terry Bollea], WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89), born in Augusta, Georgia

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • Aug 11 Sanford Jensen, American actor (Foley Square), born in South Haven, Michigan
  • Aug 14 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 14 Cliff Johnson, American computer game author