Famous People Born in February 1938

  • Feb 1 Jacky Cupit, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1963; PGA Tour Rookie of Year 1961; 4 x PGA titles), born in Longview Texas
  • Feb 1 Jimmy Carl Black [Inkanish], American rock drummer (Mothers Of Invention, 1965-69; Muffin Men, 1993-2008), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2008)
  • Feb 1 Manuel Ycaza, Panamanian jockey (Belmont Stakes 1964; Racing Hall of Fame), born in Panama (d. 2018)
  • Feb 1 Sherman Hemsley, American actor (All in the Family; The Jeffersons; Amen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Feb 2 Bo Hopkins, actor (Dynasty, Midnight Express), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Feb 2 Nur Hassan Hussein [Nur Adde], Somalian politician, Prime Minister of Somalia (2007-09), born in Mogadishu, Somalia (d. 2020)
  • Feb 3 Emile Griffith, American boxer, (world welterweight, middleweight & junior middleweight champion), born in Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands (d. 2013)
  • Feb 3 Randolfe "Randy" Wicker [Charles Gervin Hayden Jr.], American author, LGBT and pro-cloning activist and blogger, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 3 Victor Buono, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables), born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 3 Vladimir Grigoryevich Fartushny, Russian cosmonaut
  • Feb 4 Donald W Riegle Jr, (Sen-D-MI, 1976- )
  • Feb 4 Joe Beard, American blues guitarist (No More Cherry Rose), born in Ashland, Mississippi
  • Feb 5 Dick van Niehoff, Dutch vocalist (Fouryo)
  • Feb 6 Ellsworth Milburn, American composer & educator (Menil Antiphons), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Feb 7 Juan Pizarro, Puerto Rican MLB baseball pitcher, 1957-74, 2x All-Star (Milwaukee Braves, Chicago White Sox, and 7 other teams), born in Santurce, Puerto Rico (d. 2021)
  • Feb 7 Robert Frank Baksa, American contemporary classical composer, born in New York City
  • Feb 7 S. Ramachandran Pillai, Indian communist leader
  • Feb 8 Ray Sharpe, American rockabilly singer-songwriter, (Linda Lu), born in Forth Worth, Texas
  • Feb 9 Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee, American classical pianist, composer and pedagogue, born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Feb 11 Bevan Congdon, New Zealand cricket all-rounder and captain (61 Tests; 3448 runs @ 32.22, 7 x 100; 59 wickets), born in Motueka, New Zealand (d. 2018)
  • Feb 11 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer-songwriter ("Monster Mash"), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • Feb 11 Boris Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Feb 11 Simone de Oliveira, Portuguese actress
  • Feb 11 Willy Correa de Oliveira, composer
  • Feb 11 Yevgeniy Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Feb 12 Judy Blume, American author (Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • Feb 13 Oliver Reed, English actor (Big Sleep), born in London (d. 1999)
  • Feb 14 Lee Chamberlin, American actor (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 15 Jack Tinker, British drama critic (d. 1996)
  • Feb 15 Lord Justice Ward, British judge
  • Feb 16 Anthony Costello, American actor (Will Penny, The Outer Limits), born in Andover, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
  • Feb 16 Barry Primus, American actor (Sgt McKenna-Cagney & Lacey, Boxcar Bertha), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 16 John Corigliano, American composer (Fern Hill, Ghosts of Versailles), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 17 Alan Rees, Welsh rugby union fly-half (3 Tests; Maesteg RFC), rugby league five eighth (Leeds RLFC) and cricket all-rounder (Glamorgan CCC), born in Talbot, Wales (d. 2022)
  • Feb 17 Mary Frances Berry, American lawyer and activist, head of US Commission on Civil Rights, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Feb 18 Barry Knight, English cricketer (England all-rounder mid-60s)
  • Feb 18 Elke Erb, German writer, born in Scherbach
  • Feb 18 István Szabó, Hungarian film director
  • Feb 18 Manny Mota, Dominican baseball outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Feb 20 Jack Bicknell, American football coach (Boston College, Barcelona Dragons), born in North Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Feb 20 Mona Mitchell, Lady-in-Waiting to Princess Alexandra
  • Feb 21 Beryl Anthony Jr., American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1979-93), born in El Dorado, Arkansas
  • Feb 22 Bobby Hendricks, American R&B singer (Itchy Twitchy Feeling), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Feb 22 Ishmael Reed, American author (Last Days of Louisiana Red), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Feb 22 Pierre Vallières, French Canadian politician, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1995)
  • Feb 23 Diane Varsi, San Mateo California, actress (Peyton Place)
  • Feb 23 Jiří Menzel, Czech film director (Closely Watched Trains), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2020)
  • Feb 23 Sylvia Chase, newscaster (ABC Weekend News, 20/20), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Feb 24 James Farentino, actor (The Final Countdown), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Feb 24 Kathleen Richardson, president (Methodist Conference)
  • Feb 24 Phil Knight, American sportswear manufacturer
  • Feb 25 Diane Baker, American actress (Diary of Anne Frank; Marnie), born in Hollywood, California
  • Feb 25 Ed Cobb, American pop vocalist (The Four Preps, 1956-66 -"26 Miles (Santa Catalina)"), songwriter ("Tainted Love"), sound engineer and producer, born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 1999)
  • Feb 25 Farokh Engineer, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1961-75)
  • Feb 25 Herb Elliott, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m [WR 3:35.6] 1960; WR mile 3:54.5 1958), born in Perth, Australia
  • Feb 25 Viktor Kosichkin, Russian speed skater (Olympic gold 1960), born in Rybnoye (d. 2012)
  • Feb 26 Evagoras Pallikarides, Cypriot freedom fighter, born in Tsada, Cyprus (d. 1957)
  • Feb 26 Jack Knight, American actor (Mr Shamley-James at 15), born in Somerville, Mississippi
  • Feb 27 Pascale Petit, French actress (Code Name: Jaguar, End of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 28 Foge Fazio, American college football coach (University of Pittsburgh), born in Dawmont, West Virginia (d. 2009)
  • Feb 28 Martin Olav Sabo, American politician (Rep-D-MN, 1979-2007), born in Crosby, North Dakota (d. 2016)

About February 1938

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)