Famous People Born in 1930

About 1930

How Old? 87 or 88 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Snake (Jan 1 - Jan 29), Horse (Jan 30 - Dec 31)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 727

  • Jan 1 Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)
  • Jan 1 Ty Hardin [Orison Hungerford Jr.], American actor (Riptide, Bronco), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jan 1 Werner Heiden, composer
  • Jan 1 Frederick Wiseman, documentary filmmaker, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 2 Julius La Rosa, American singer (fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jan 3 Edward "Eddie" Egan, American actor (The French Connection, Joe Forrester), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jan 3 Salvatore "Robert" Loggia, American actor (Jagged Edge, Big, Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jan 3 Marcel Dubé, Quebec playwright

Person of interestDon Shula

Jan 4 Don Shula, American NFL coach (Miami Dolphins), born in Grand River Ohio

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • Jan 4 Iain Cuthbertson, Scottish actor (Guilty, Scandal, Rep, Danger UXB), born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire (d. 2009)
  • Jan 4 Sorrell Booke, American actor (Boss Hogg in Dukes of Hazard), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jan 5 Edward Galven Givens Jr, Quanah Texas, Major USAF/astronaut
  • Jan 5 Frederick Charles Tillis, composer
  • Jan 5 Richard Hayes, singer/emcee (Name That Tune), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jan 6 Denis Pitts, journalist
  • Jan 6 Victor "Vic" Tayback, American actor (Mel Sharples-"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore "), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jan 8 Doreen Wilber, American archer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jan 10 Byron "Wild Child" Gipson, blues singer
  • Jan 10 Roy Edward Disney, American film executive and CEO of Disney

Person of interestRod Taylor

Jan 11 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2015)

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor
  • Jan 11 Ron Mulock, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Glenn Yarborough, singer (Limeliters-Honey & Wine, Jubilee)
  • Jan 12 Jennifer P Johnston, Irish author (Fool's sanctuary)

Person of interestTim Horton

Jan 12 Tim Horton, Canadian ice hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, born in Cochrane, Ontario (d. 1974)

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton
  • Jan 13 Frances Sternhagen, American actress (The Mist, Cheers, Outland, Starting Over), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 13 Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
  • Jan 14 Edgar Sergeyi Hovhanesyan, composer
  • Jan 15 Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler (d. 1985)
  • Jan 16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 16 Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
  • Jan 17 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader
  • Jan 17 Robert Ceely, composer
  • Jan 17 Eddie LeBaron, American football player, born in San Rafael, California
  • Jan 19 John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
  • Jan 19 Nathalie "Tippi" Hedren, American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model (The Birds, Marnie), born in New Ulm, Minnesota

Person of interestBuzz Aldrin

Jan 20 Edwin Aldrin Jr, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
Buzz Aldrin
  • Jan 21 Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 23 Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet (Omeros), Nobel Prize for Literature 1992, born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2017)
  • Jan 23 Ken Errair, American singer (Four Freshmen), (d. 1969)
  • Jan 23 William Reid Pogue, Okemah Oklahoma, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4), (d. 2014)
  • Jan 23 Mervyn Rose, Australian professional tennis player (7 Grand Slam titles), born in Coffs Harbour, NSW
  • Jan 24 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 25 Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
  • Jan 26 A N Solomons, chairman (Singer & Friedlander)
  • Jan 26 Anne Macfarlane, Master (Court of Protection)
  • Jan 26 Harry "Buddy" Melges Jr, Wisc, sailor (Olympic gold/bronze-1964, 72)
  • Jan 26 Wim Statius Muller, Curaçaoa conductor, pianist and composer, born in Curaçao
  • Jan 27 Bobby "Blue" Bland, Rosemark TN, blues singer (Call on the Drummer), (d. 2013)
  • Jan 27 Esteban Edward Torres, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jan 27 Roger Sims, British MP
  • Jan 28 David Morris, British MEP

  • Jan 28 Luis de Pablo, composer
  • Jan 29 John Junkin, British actor and scriptwriter (A Hard Day's Night), born in Ealing, Middlesex (d. 2006)
  • Jan 29 Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (d. 2005)
  • Jan 30 Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )

Person of interestGene Hackman

Jan 30 Gene Hackman, American actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, The French Connection), born in San Bernardino California

  • Jan 30 Sandy Amorós, Cuban baseball player (d. 1992)
  • Jan 30 Samuel J. Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (d. 1974)
  • Jan 31 Lynn Carlin [Mary Lynn Reynolds], American actress (Joan Hunter-James at 15, Faces), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 31 Joakim Bonnier, Swedish racecar driver (d. 1972)
  • Feb 1 Peter Tapsell, British MP
  • Feb 1 Shahabuddin Ahmed, President of Bangladesh
  • Feb 1 Mario Beaulieu, Quebec politician (d. 1998)
  • Feb 3 Joan Rice, British actress (His Majesty O'Keefe, The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men), born in Derby, England (d. 1997)
  • Feb 3 Gillian Ayres, British abstract painter and printmaker, born in Barnes, London (d. 2018)
  • Feb 8 Alejandro Rey, Argentine-American actor and director (Carlos-Flying Nun), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1987)
  • Feb 8 Arlan Stangeland, (Rep-R-MN, 1977-1991), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 8 Catherine Hardy, Carollton Ga, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Feb 8 Manuel Castillo, composer
  • Feb 8 James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)
  • Feb 9 Emil Petrovics, composer
  • Feb 9 Garner Ted Armstrong, American evangelist (d. 2003)
  • Feb 10 Peter Phillips, composer [or Jun 18]
  • Feb 10 Robert Wagner, American actor (It Takes a Thief, Switch, Hart to Hart), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 11 Alevtina Koltschina, USSR, cross coutry relay skier (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Feb 11 C H Dearnley, organist
  • Feb 11 Roy De Forest, American Painter (d. 2007)
  • Feb 12 Arlen Specter, American Senator (Republican-PA, 1981- 2011), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 2012)
  • Feb 13 Dotty McGuire, vocalist (McGuire Sisters), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Feb 13 Ernst Fuchs, Austrian artist
  • Feb 14 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal (Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford)
  • Feb 15 C F Payne, British chief constable, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 15 Nico Minardos, Greek-American actor (The Twilight Zone, Twelve Hours to Kill), born in Pangrati, Athens (d. 2011)
  • Feb 16 Frederick "Fred" Cuming, British painter, born in London
  • Feb 16 Peggy King, American jazz and pop vocalist, former TV personality and actress (George Gobel Show), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 16 Ricou Browning, American director, actor, stuntman and producer (Gillman- "Creature from the Black Lagoon"), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Feb 17 Usko Merilainen, composer
  • Feb 17 Ruth Rendell, English thriller writer (Inspector Wexford novels), born in South Woodford, Essex
  • Feb 18 Theodore C Freeman, Haverford Penn, capt USAF/astronaut
  • Feb 18 Gahan Wilson, American cartoonist
  • Feb 19 John Frankenheimer, American director (Birdman of Alcatraz), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 20 Bill Walker, British MP
  • Feb 20 Willie Cunningham, Northern Irish footballer
  • Feb 21 Elizabeth Adams, madame
  • Feb 22 Allison Hayes, American model and actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman), born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 1977)
  • Feb 22 JPS van Neerven, Dutch economist/editor (Limbourg Daily)
  • Feb 22 James McGarrell, American painter
  • Feb 23 Gerry Davis, British screenwriter (Dr Who), (d. 1991)
  • Feb 23 Harry Boldt, German Fed Rep, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Feb 23 Imre Gyongyossy, filmmaker
  • Feb 23 Jef Geeraerts, Flemish writer (Black Venus)
  • Feb 23 Johnny Seven [Fetto], American actor (Ironside, Amy Prentiss), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • Feb 24 Barbara Lawrence, American model, actress, and real estate agent (Oklahoma!, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Carnegie, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
  • Feb 25 Erica Pedretti, writer
  • Feb 26 Lazar Berman, Leningrad Russia, pianist (Budapest 3rd place-1956)

Person of interestJoanne Woodward

Feb 27 Joanne Woodward, American actress, producer, activist, and philanthropist (3 Faces of Eve, Rachel), born in Thomasville, Georgia

  • Feb 27 Paul von Ragué Schleyer, American chemist
  • Feb 27 Peter Stone, American writer (d. 2003)
  • Feb 28 Frank Malzone, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 28 Leon Cooper, American physicist who co-developed the BCS theory of superconductivity (Nobel 1972), born in the Bronx, New York
  • Feb 28 Bruce Dawe, Australian poet
  • Mar 1 C D Gopinath, cricketer (batted in 8 Tests for India in the 1950's)
  • Mar 1 Pierre Max Dubois, composer
  • Mar 1 Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake- "Rawhide"), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 199)
  • Mar 1 Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (d. 1980)
  • Mar 2 Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 2 John Cullum, American singer and actor (Hamlet, Hawaii, Northern Exposure), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Mar 2 Emma Penella, Spanish actress, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2007)
  • Mar 3 Heiner Geißler, German politician
  • Mar 3 Ion Iliescu, President of Romania
  • Mar 5 Del Crandall, American baseball player
  • Mar 6 Lorin Maazel, French conductor (NBC Symphony Orch 1941), born in Neuilly France, (d. 2014)
  • Mar 7 James Broderick, American actor and director (Dog Day Afternoon, Family), born in Charlestown, New Hampshire (d. 1982)
  • Mar 7 Anthony Armstrong-Jones [Lord Snowdon], British photographer and husband of Princess Margaret, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Mar 8 Bob Grim, American baseball player (d. 1996)
  • Mar 9 Harry Aarts, Dutch politician and 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
  • Mar 9 Thomas Schippers, American conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors), born in Kalamazoo, Michigan (d. 1977)
  • Mar 9 Taina Elg, Finnish-American actress (Hercules in NY, Les Girls), born in Impilahti, Finland

Person of interestOrnette Coleman

Mar 9 Ornette Coleman, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Downbeat Musician of Year 1966), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2015)

Jazz Composer Ornette Coleman
Jazz Composer
Ornette Coleman
  • Mar 10 Raymond Rasberry, pianist/singer
  • Mar 10 Sandor Iharos, athlete
  • Mar 11 David Gentleman, designer/painter
  • Mar 12 Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador (to US)
  • Mar 12 Robin Cavendish, English campaigner for the disabled, born in Middleton (d. 1994)
  • Mar 12 Scoey Mitchill, comedian (Barefoot in the Park, Rhoda), born in Newburgh, New York
  • Mar 12 Stanko Horvat, composer
  • Mar 13 Liz Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter (Mama Spank, The Game of Triangles), born in Roseau, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • Mar 13 Jan Howard [Lula Grace Johnson], American country music singer, born in West Plains, Missouri
  • Mar 13 Blue [Richard Allen] Mitchell, American jazz musician (Riverside, Blue Note), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1979)
  • Mar 13 Doug Harvey, American National League umpire (Baseball Hall of Fame 2010), born in South Gate, California (d. 2018)
  • Mar 14 Dieter Schnebel, German vicar/composer
  • Mar 14 Ray Flockton, cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's)
  • Mar 15 Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Mar 16 Minoru Miky, Japanese composer for traditional Japanese instruments, born in Tokushima (d. 2011)
  • Mar 17 James Benson Irwin, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 18 Maurice Peress, American conductor (KC Philharmonic 1974-80), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 18 Pat Halcox, British musician, (d. 2013)
  • Mar 19 Bill Henderson, American jazz singer (Torpedo-Dreams), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Mar 20 Michel Magne, composer
  • Mar 21 James Coco, American character actor and singer (Only When I Laugh, Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1987)
  • Mar 22 Derek Bok, college president (Harvard)
  • Mar 22 Lynden O Pindling, PM of Bahamas (1967-92)
  • Mar 22 Pat Robertson, televangelist (700 club, Presidential candidate-R-1989)
  • Mar 22 Stephen Sondheim, American lyricist (West Side Story, Company), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 22 Derek Bok, American lawyer and educator
  • Mar 24 Kenneth Nelson, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 1993)

Person of interestSteve McQueen

Mar 24 Steve McQueen, American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), born in Beech Grove, Indiana (d. 1980)

  • Mar 25 David Russell Burge, composer
  • Mar 26 Cristobal Halffter, composer
  • Mar 26 Gregory Corso, beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man)
  • Mar 26 Sandra Day O'Connor, 1st woman Supreme Court Justice (1981- 2006), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Mar 27 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist and writer (Bird Watching), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Mar 27 David Janssen, American actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), born in Naponee Nebraska (d. 1980)
  • Mar 28 Amelia Rosselli, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Mar 28 George Bruce, British portrait painter, born in London
  • Mar 28 Robert Ashley, American composer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Mar 28 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer, born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire
  • Mar 29 Donny Conn, American musician (The Playmates), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Mar 29 Gundibail Sunderam, Indian cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56), born in Udupi, India (d. 2010)
  • Mar 29 Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford (d. 1997)
  • Mar 30 Lord Browne-Wilkinson [Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson], Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (UK)
  • Mar 30 John Astin, American actor (I'm Dickens He's Fenster, Addams Family), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 30 Rolf Harris, Australian/British cartoonist and entertainer, born in Bassendean, Western Australia
  • Apr 1 Grace Lee Whitney, American singer and actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Apr 1 Joan Franks-Williams, composer
  • Apr 2 Girolamo Arriego, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy
  • Apr 2 William Smith, 4th Viscount Hambleden, English newspaper magnate (d. 2012)

Person of interestHelmut Kohl

Apr 3 Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), born in Ludwigshafen, Weimar Republic (d. 2017)

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl
  • Apr 3 Lawton Chiles, U.S. Senator from Florida (1971-89) and Governor of Florida (1991-98), born in Lakeland, Florida (d. 1998)
  • Apr 3 Max Frankel, American journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds), born in Gera, Germany
  • Apr 3 Wally Moon, American baseball player, born in Bay, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • Apr 6 David Sexton, English football manager, born in Islington, London (d. 2012)
  • Apr 7 Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (Manuel in Fawlty Towers), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • Apr 8 Dorothy Tutin, British actress (Importance of Being Ernest, Cromwell), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • Apr 8 John Bartholomew Tucker, TV host (Candid Camera, Treasure Island), born in Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Apr 8 John Reardon, American baritone (Falke-Die Fledermaus), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 8 Julien Van Remoortere, [Piet Mortelman], Flemish writer (Fist)
  • Apr 8 Mary Moore, principal (St Hilda's College, Oxford)
  • Apr 8 Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma
  • Apr 9 F. Albert Cotton, American chemist (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
  • Apr 10 Hugh Morton, Baron Morton of Shuna, Scottish lawyer and judge, born in Mukden, Manchuria, China (d. 1995)
  • Apr 10 Shujauddin Butt, Pakistani cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2006)
  • Apr 10 Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (La criada malcriada), born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico (d. 2006)
  • Apr 10 Spede Pasanen, Finnish film director and comedian, born in Kuopio, Finland (d. 2001)
  • Apr 10 Dolores Huerta, American civil rights activist (co-founded United Farm Workers), born in Dawson, New Mexico
  • Apr 11 Clive Exton, British scriptwriter and playwright, born in Islington, London
  • Apr 11 James Ferman, American director and secretary (British Board of Film Classification), born in New York (d. 2002)
  • Apr 11 Joseph Burnett-Stuart, CEO (Robert Fleming Holdings)
  • Apr 11 Kazuo Fukushima, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo