Famous People Born in 1932

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 675

  • Jan 1 Arnfried G D P, Dutch manufacturer (breadcrumbs)/drugs dealer
  • Jan 1 Jackie Parker, American football player (d. 2006)
  • Jan 2 Dabney Coleman, (That Girl, Mary Hartman, Buffalo Bill), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 3 Anatoli Petrovich Kuklin, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jan 3 Jaswick Taylor, cricketer (WI pace bowler 50s, 10 wkts in 3 Tests)
  • Jan 3 Mara Corday, actress (Foxfire, Black Scorpion), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 3 Coo Coo Marlin, American NASCAR race car driver, born in Columbia, Tennessee (d. 2005)
  • Jan 4 Richard Stahl, actor (Howard-It's a Living), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 4 Carlos Saura, Spanish director

Person of interestChuck Noll

Jan 5 Chuck Noll, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Cleveland, Ohio

NFL Head Coach Chuck Noll
NFL Head Coach
Chuck Noll
  • Jan 5 Umberto Eco, Italian philosopher and author (Name of the Rose), born in Alessandria, Piedmont (d. 2016)
  • Jan 6 Stuart A. Rice, American chemist
  • Jan 7 Joe Berinson, Australian politician
  • Jan 9 Jane Ross [Breslaw], American actress (Star Trek, Rocket Attack U.S.A., Wild Is My Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • Jan 10 Elaine Devry, American actress
  • Jan 11 Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
  • Jan 12 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer
  • Jan 12 Des O'Connor, British television presenter
  • Jan 14 Harriet Andersson, actress (Cries & Whispers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 14 Don Garlits, American auto racer (1st drag racer over 200mph for 1/4 mile), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jan 14 Grady Tate, American jazz drummer and singer, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Jan 15 Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Jan 15 Enrique Raxach, composer
  • Jan 15 Lou Jones, American 4X400m relay runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2006)
  • Jan 16 Dian Fossey, American zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 16 Jim Berry, cartoonist (Berry's World)
  • Jan 18 Robert Anton Wilson, American sci-fi author (Trick Top Hat)
  • Jan 19 Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker (Detroit Lions) and coach, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 Richard Lester, movie director (Hard Day's Night, Help!, Petulia)
  • Jan 20 Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Guelph, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Jan 21 Boris Shakhlin, Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1956-60-64)
  • Jan 22 Piper Laurie, [Rosetta Jacobs], actress (Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 22 Berthold Grünfeld, Norwegian psychiatrist and former sexologist
  • Jan 23 Bud Shuster, (Rep-R-PA, 1973- )
  • Jan 24 Werner Steger, composer
  • Jan 26 Christopher Price, Director (Leeds Metropolitan U)
  • Jan 26 George H Clements, first Roman Catholic Priest to adopt a child.
  • Jan 26 Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster
  • Jan 26 Coxsone Dodd, Jamaican record producer
  • Jan 27 Neville Trotter, British MP
  • Jan 28 David Thompson, CEO (Gestetner Holdings)
  • Jan 28 Thomas J Bliley Jr, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )
  • Jan 28 Parry O'Brien, American shot putter (Olympic golds 1952, 1956, silver 1960), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 28 David Hennessy, Lord Windlesham, British peer and TV executive, Leader of the House of Lords (1973-4) (d. 2010)
  • Jan 29 Raman Subba Row, CEO (Test/County Cricket Board)
  • Jan 29 George Allen, English footballer
  • Jan 30 Kazuo Inamori, Japanese business executive (Kyocera Ceramics Co)
  • Jan 30 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
  • Jan 31 Pieter Brattinga, Dutch graphic artist
  • Jan 31 Rick Hall, country/R&B singer
  • Feb 1 John Hart, American TV journalist (CBS News Retrospective, NBC News), born in Denver, Colorado

  • Feb 1 John Nott, British policitican(C), Secretary of State for Defence during Falkland War, born in Bideford, Devon
  • Feb 2 Robert Mandan, American actor best known for his role as Chester Tate in US sitcom "Soap", born in Clever, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • Feb 3 J P "Pom-Pom" Felloes-Smith, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1960)
  • Feb 3 Maria Itkina, USSR, sprinter (9 world records)
  • Feb 3 Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Feb 4 Ivan Davis, Electra Texas, pianist/writer (Hunger, Corn is Green)
  • Feb 5 Cesare Maldini - Italian footballer and manager
  • Feb 6 Francois Truffaut, director (Jules & Jim, Fahrenheit 451), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 6 Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (d. 1959)
  • Feb 7 Alfred M Worden, Jackson Michigan, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15)
  • Feb 7 Gay Talese, author (Honor Thy Father)
  • Feb 8 Jan H Christiaanse, president Dutch political party (CDA)
  • Feb 8 John Towner Williams, composer/conductor (Boston Pops), born in Flushing, New York

Person of interestJohn Williams

Feb 8 John Williams, American composer responsible for some of the most recognizable film scores (Jaws, Star Wars, Harry Potter, India Jones, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), born in NYC, New York

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams
  • Feb 9 Tatsuro Hirooka, Japanese baseball player
  • Feb 9 Gerhard Richter, German painter
  • Feb 10 Donald Hilton, Moderator (General Assembly of United Reformed Church)
  • Feb 10 Rockin Dopsie Sr, [Alton Jay Rubin], Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco)
  • Feb 11 Dennis Skinner, British politician (L), Chairman of the Labour Party (1988-89), born in Clay Cross, Derbyshire
  • Feb 11 Jerome Lowenthal, pianist/prof (Jerusalem Academy of Music), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 12 Lincoln Kilpatrick, actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 12 Axel Jensen, Norwegian author (d. 2003)
  • Feb 13 Susan Oliver, American actress (Ann-Peyton Place, Star Trek-Cage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Feb 14 Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony
  • Feb 14 Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)
  • Feb 14 Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
  • Feb 14 Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)
  • Feb 14 Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)
  • Feb 14 Leo Thorsness, American Vietnam War pilot (Medal of Honor), born in Walnut Grove, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Feb 15 Adrian Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)
  • Feb 16 Aharon Appelfeld, Israeli writer, born in Jadova Commune, Kingdom of Romania
  • Feb 16 Gretchen Wyler, American actress (Silk Stockings), born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • Feb 16 Nand Baert, Belgian radio/TV-host
  • Feb 16 Otis Blackwell, composer/singer
  • Feb 16 Harry Goz, American actor (d. 2003)
  • Feb 16 Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, President of Sierra Leone
  • Feb 17 Buck Trent, Spartanburg SC, banjoist/singer (Hee Haw)
  • Feb 18 Miloš Forman, Czech-American award-winning director (One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Amadeus, The Firemen's Ball), born in Čáslav, Czechoslovakia (d. 2018)
  • Feb 18 Duane Michals, American photographer (Sequences, The journey of the spirit after death), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 19 Jean-Pierre Ponnele, opera director (Carmina Burana), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 19 Joseph P Kerwin, Capt Med Corps USN/astro (Skylab 2), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Feb 20 Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer (d. 2007)
  • Feb 22 Edward M "Ted" Kennedy, Boston Massachusetts Politician (Sen-D-Mass 1962- 2009 )
  • Feb 23 Majel Barrett, actress (Christine Chapel-Star Trek), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Feb 24 Andrew Jacobs Jr, (Rep-D-IN, 1965-73, 75- )
  • Feb 24 Everard Goodman, English real estate developer (TOPS Estates)
  • Feb 24 John Vernon, Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry)
  • Feb 24 Michel Legrand, composer (Summer of '42, Windmills of Your Mind)
  • Feb 25 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)
  • Feb 25 Laurence New, Major-General
  • Feb 25 Martin William Karlins, composer
  • Feb 25 Tony Brooks, English race car driver

Person of interestJohnny Cash

Feb 26 Johnny Cash, American country singer (I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, A Boy Named Sue), born in Kingsland, Arkansas (d. 2003)

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • Feb 27 Dolf Zwerver, Dutch painter

Person of interestElizabeth Taylor

Feb 27 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra), born in London, England (d. 2011)

  • Feb 27 Lord Young of Graffham, CEO (Cables & Wireless)
  • Feb 28 Brian Moore, British commentator (Big Match)
  • Feb 28 Don Francks, actor (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 29 Gavin Stevens, cricket (Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour)
  • Feb 29 Jaguar, Brazilian cartoonist
  • Feb 29 Gene Golub, American mathematician (d. 2007)
  • Feb 29 Masten Gregory, American F1 Driver (d. 1985)
  • Feb 29 Reri Grist, African-American coloratura soprano
  • Mar 1 Jacques Leduc, Belgian composer, born in Jette (d. 2016)
  • Mar 2 Frank E. Petersen Jr, American soldier and 1st African American Marine aviator & General, born in Topeka Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Mar 3 Mara Corday, American playmate (Oct, 1958), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 4 Guido Baggiani, composer
  • Mar 4 Hessel Rienks, economist/Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
  • Mar 4 Miriam Makeba, singer (Grammy 1965), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 4 Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, American car designer (d. 2001)
  • Mar 4 Frank Wells, American entertainment businessman (d. 1994)
  • Mar 5 Walter Charles Marshall, scientist
  • Mar 6 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • Mar 7 Edward "Ed" Thrasher, American art director and photographer (Come & Gone), born in Glendale, California (d. 2006)
  • Mar 9 Simon Heere Heeresma, Dutch writer and poet (Han de Wit goes in development aid), born in Amsterdam (d. 2011)
  • Mar 9 Sister Bernard Ncube, South African religious sister and anti-apartheid, born in Johannesburg (d. 2012)
  • Mar 9 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Mar 10 Anatoliy Roschin, USSR, super heavyweight wrestler (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Mar 11 Nigel Lawson, British government official (The Power Game)
  • Mar 11 Valerie French, actress (Jubal), born in London, England
  • Mar 11 Leroy Jenkins, American composer and violinist (d. 2007)
  • Mar 12 Andrew Young, US ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)
  • Mar 14 Naina Yeltsina, Russia's first First Lady
  • Mar 15 Alan Lavern Bean, Wheeler Texas, Capt USN/astronaut (Ap 12, Skylab 3)
  • Mar 15 David Alliance, Iran/British textile factory/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 15 Arif Melikov, Turkish-American music producer (Queen, Bee Gees, Aretha Franklin, Phil Collins), born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 2006)
  • Mar 16 Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Col USMC/astronaut (Apollo 7), born in Creston, Iowa
  • Mar 17 Dick Curless, singer/songwriter
  • Mar 17 Donald N. Langenberg, American physicist

Person of interestF. W. de Klerk

Mar 18 F. W. de Klerk, South African President (1989-94), winner of 1993 Nobel Peace Price with Nelson Mandela, born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • Mar 18 John Updike, Shillington Pa, poet/novelist (Rabbit Run)
  • Mar 19 Gay Robert Brewer, Middletwon OH, PGA golfer (1972 Canadian)
  • Mar 20 Tod Dockstader, composer
  • Mar 21 Joseph Silverstein, American violinist, concertmaster and conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 22 Richard Thomas, admiral
  • Mar 23 Don Marshall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Mar 24 William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Hawaii 5-0)
  • Mar 24 Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 18 backup)
  • Mar 25 Wes Santee, American runner, born in Ashland, Kansasmiler (d. 2010)
  • Mar 25 Woody (Woodson) Held, baseball player
  • Mar 26 Dick Nolan, football coach
  • Mar 27 [Herman] Junior Parker, American blues singer and musician (Mystery Train), born in Bobo, Mississippi (d. 1971)
  • Mar 27 Wes Covington, American baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Laurinburg, North Carolina (d. 2011)
  • Mar 28 Sven Oskar Lindqvist, Swedish writer (Myten om Wu Tao-tzu), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 29 William Charette, American navy Hospital Corpsman and Medal of Honour recipient, born in Ludington, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Mar 30 A J Zuckerman, Dean (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine)
  • Mar 30 Ted Morgan, Swiss-born writer
  • Mar 31 Godfrey Lawrence, cricketer (South African fast bowler, 8-53 v NZ 1961)
  • Mar 31 John Jakes, writer (Sir Scoundrel, Great Women Reporters), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 31 Nagisa Oshima, director (Town of Love & Hope), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 1 Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh-Lartey, actor
  • Apr 1 Debbie Reynolds, American actress (Kathy Selden-Singin' in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Apr 1 Gordon Jump, actor (Arthur Carlson-WKRP, Growing Pains), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Apr 1 Jiri Smutny, Czech composer, born in Prague
  • Apr 2 Mahmood Hussain, Pakistani cricket swing bowler (68 wkts in 27 Tests), born in Lahore, Punjab, British India (d. 1991)
  • Apr 3 Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
  • Apr 3 Martin Nourse, Lord Justice of Appeal of England and Wales (d. 2017)

Person of interestAnthony Perkins

Apr 4 Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho, Fear Strikes Out, Pretty Poison), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 4 Bapu Nadkarni, Indian cricketer (economical Indian slow left-armer 1956-68), born in Nashik, Bombay, British India
  • Apr 4 Richard Lugar, American politician, U. S. Senator from Indiana, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 4 Clive Davis, American record producer and music industry executive, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 4 Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet filmmaker (Andrei Rublev, Mirror, Stalker), born in Zavrazhye, Russia, Soviet Union (d. 1986)
  • Apr 5 Billy Bland, American singer and songwriter, born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2017)
  • Apr 7 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger
  • Apr 9 Carl Perkins, singer/songwriter (Blue Suede Shoes), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Apr 9 Jim Fowler, naturalist (Wild Kingdom), born in Albany, Georgia
  • Apr 9 Paul Krassner, comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine)/founder (Yippies)
  • Apr 9 Peter Moores, director (Littlewoods)
  • Apr 9 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Degtyaryov, cosmonaut
  • Apr 9 Jim Fowler, American zoologist
  • Apr 9 Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (d. 2006)
  • Apr 9 Cheeta, chimpanzee actor
  • Apr 9 Abdul Mati [Matias Klarwein], French artist best known for his works used on music album covers (Annunciation, Grain of Sand, Bitches Brew, Aleph Sanctuary), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Apr 10 Adrian Henri, British poet and founder of poetry-rock group (Liverpool Scene), born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England (d. 2000)
  • Apr 10 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages), born in Beirut Lebanon
  • Apr 10 Hari Rhodes, American actor (Mike-Daktari, Roots), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1992)
  • Apr 10 Mae Faggs Starr, American athlete, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Mays Landing, New Jersey (d. 2000)
  • Apr 10 Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes for You), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)
  • Apr 10 Omar Sharif [Michel Dimitri Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Alexandria (d. 2015)
  • Apr 10 Kishori Amonkar, Indian classical Hindustani singer, born in Bombay (d. 2017)
  • Apr 11 Francis G. Neubeck, USAF pilot and astronaut, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 11 Joel Grey, [Joe Katz], American actor (Cabaret, Remo Williams, 7% Solution), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 11 Max Schubel, American composer (Opus One Records), born in New York (d. 2010)
  • Apr 12 Henri Lazarof, Bulgarian composer, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2013)
  • Apr 12 Jack Gelber, American playwright (The Connection, Apple), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • Apr 12 Dennis Banks, American activist (leader of the American Indian Movement), born in Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Apr 12 Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lankan politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka), born in Colombo, British Ceylon (d. 2005)
  • Apr 12 Tiny Tim [ Herbert Khaury], American musician (Tip Toe), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1996)
  • Apr 13 Barney Simon, theatre director/writer