Famous People Born in 1941

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  • Jan 3 Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)
  • Jan 3 Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)
  • Jan 4 John Bennett Perry, singer/actor (Falcon Crest), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • Jan 4 Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter of Ronald and Jane Wyman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 5 Bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's)
  • Jan 5 Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)
  • Jan 5 Mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt)
  • Jan 5 Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese filmmaker (Spirited Away), born in Tokyo

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Jan 5 Chuck McKinley, American tennis player, born in St. Louis, Missouri

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Chuck McKinley
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Chuck McKinley
  • Jan 7 Ann Susan Hills, freelance journalist
  • Jan 7 Frederick Drew Gregory, Col USAF/astro (STS 51-B, 33, 44), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 7 Robert Hicks, rocker (Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
  • Jan 7 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
  • Jan 7 John E. Walker, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jan 8 Little Anthony [Anthony Gourdine], American rhythm and blues singer (Little Anthony and the Imperials-Goin' Out of My Head), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 8 Graham Chapman, English comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus), born in Leicester, England (d. 1989)
  • Jan 8 Boris Vallejo, Peruvian illustrator
  • Jan 9 Joan Baez, folk singer/human rights advocate, born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 9 Gilles Vaillancourt, Quebec politician
  • Jan 11 Gérson, Brazilian footballer
  • Jan 12 Jaime B Fuster, (Rep-D-PR, 1985- )
  • Jan 12 Long John Baldry, England, blues vocalist (Don't try to Lay No Boogie)
  • Jan 13 Meinhard Nehmer, German DR, 2 man bobsledder (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Jan 13 Pasqual Maragall, Spanish politician
  • Jan 14 C L "Gibby" Gilbert Jr, PGA golfer (1976 Danny Thomas), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Jan 14 Marjoe Gortner, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California

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Jan 14 Faye Dunaway, American actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Bascom, Florida

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • Jan 14 Milan Kučan, Slovenian statesman
  • Jan 15 Captain Beefheart, [Don Van Vliet], rocker (Bongo Fury, Shiny Beast)
  • Jan 16 Christine Janes, tennis player
  • Jan 16 Richard Bohringer, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 17 Dame Gillian Weir, New Zealand organist
  • Jan 18 Bobby Goldsboro, Marianna Fla, singer (Honey)
  • Jan 18 David Ruffin, Whynot Mississippi, early lead singer for The Temptations ("My Girl")
  • Jan 18 Iva Zanicchi, actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro)
  • Jan 18 Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • Jan 19 Tony Anholt, British actor (d. 2002)
  • Jan 19 Colin Gunton, British theologian (d. 2003)
  • Jan 19 Pat Patterson, Canadian wrestler
  • Jan 20 Pierre Lalonde, Quebec singer and television host
  • Jan 21 Placido Domingo, opera tenor (Pinkerton-Mme Butterfly), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jan 21 Richie Havens, American folk singer (Here Comes the Sun), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • Jan 21 Stathis Giallelis, Greek actor
  • Jan 21 Ivan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
  • Jan 24 Aaron Neville, US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
  • Jan 24 Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)

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Jan 24 Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond
  • Jan 25 Elzie "Buddy" Baker, American NASCAR driver, born in Florence, South Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Jan 25 Gregory Sierra, American actor
  • Jan 26 Henry Jaglom, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Scott Glenn, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Jan 28 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Jan 30 Dick Cheney, American politician (Vice President: 2001-2009), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
46th Vice President of the United States
Dick Cheney
  • Jan 30 Joe Terranoua, rocker (Danny & The Juniors)
  • Jan 30 Gregory Benford, American author and scientist
  • Jan 30 Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer
  • Jan 31 Jessica Walter, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 31 George S Mickelson, (Gov-SD)
  • Jan 31 Richard A Gephardt, (Rep-D-MO, 1977- )
  • Jan 31 Sharon Miller, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 1 Anatoliy Firssov, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72)
  • Feb 1 Franco Nones, Italian 30K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Feb 1 Robert Walmsley, British Vice-Admiral
  • Feb 1 Karl Dall, German television host
  • Feb 1 Jerry Spinelli, children's author
  • Feb 2 Serge Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • Feb 3 Angelo D'Aleo, tenor (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 3 Bridget Hanley, American actress (Here Come the Brides), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Feb 3 Carol Mann, golfer (LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Feb 3 Chuck Tharp, rock vocalist (Fireballs)
  • Feb 3 Gary Bartlett, cricket pace bowler (NZ in 10 Tests in the 1960's)
  • Feb 3 Neil Bogart, American record executive (d. 1982)
  • Feb 4 John Steel, rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • Feb 5 Barrett Strong, vocalist (Money, That's What I Want), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 5 David Selby, Morganstown WV, actor (Falcon Crest, Flamingo Road)
  • Feb 5 Rick Laird, jazz musician (Gerry Niewood & Timepiece)
  • Feb 5 Stephen J Cannell, producer (Rockford Files)
  • Feb 5 Kaspar Villiger, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Feb 6 Gigi Perreau, actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 6 Stephen Albert, composer
  • Feb 7 Peter Foxhall, Australian evangelist
  • Feb 8 Nick Nolte, American actor (The Thin Red Line, 48 Hrs), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Feb 8 Tom Rush, NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Circle Game, Urge For Going)
  • Feb 9 Sheila James Kuehl, politician/actress (Zelda-Dobie Gillis)
  • Feb 10 John Hampshire, cricketer (of Yorkshire Century on debut for Eng 1969)
  • Feb 10 Michael Apted, director/researcher (Granada TV)
  • Feb 11 Glenn Randall Jr, stuntman (Species, Mrs Soffel, Return of the Jedi)
  • Feb 11 Jeremy Mackenzie, general
  • Feb 11 Sergio Mendes, jazz/pop musician (Brazil '66/'77/'88)
  • Feb 12 Naomi Uemura, mountain climber (1st Japanese to scale Everest)
  • Feb 12 Ross Morgan, cricketer (NZ batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)
  • Feb 13 Bo Svenson, Goteborg Sweden, actor (North Dallas 40, Walking Tall)
  • Feb 13 Andrea Conte, First Lady of Tennessee
  • Feb 13 Sigmar Polke, German painter
  • Feb 14 Paul Tsongas, (Sen-D-Mass)
  • Feb 14 Donna Shalala, American educator
  • Feb 15 Brian Holland, US pianist/producer (Holland/Dozier/Holland)
  • Feb 15 Dan Crompton, Nottinghamshire, Chief Constable
  • Feb 15 Florinda Bolkan, Ceara Brazil, actress (Damned, Last Valley, Word)
  • Feb 16 Vitali Kuznetsov, USSR, judo (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Feb 17 Gene Pitney, vocalist/songwriter (Town Without Pity), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Feb 17 Heidi Biebi, German Fed Rep, downhill skier (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Feb 18 David Blue, [Cohen], follk musician (Cupid's Arrow), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1982)
  • Feb 18 Herb Santiago, vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools Fall)
  • Feb 18 Irma Thomas, [Lee], US vocalist (It's Raining)
  • Feb 19 Carlos Roque Alsina, composer
  • Feb 19 Stephen Dobyns, US author/poet (Cold Dog Soup)
  • Feb 20 Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maine, folksinger (Now That the Buffalo Are Gone)
  • Feb 21 Charlie Shelburne, English earl/large landowner
  • Feb 22 Hipólito Mejía, Dominican politician
  • Feb 23 Frank Gerstenberg, Edinburgh, principal (George Watson's College)
  • Feb 23 Robin Bynoe, cricketer (WI opening batsman in 4 Tests 1959-67)
  • Feb 23 Ron Hunt, baseball player
  • Feb 24 Joanie Sommers, American singer and actress
  • Feb 25 David Puttnam, film producer/CEO (Columbia Pictures), born in London, England
  • Feb 25 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
  • Feb 25 Stewart Sutherland, Principal/Vice-Chancellor (Edinburgh University)
  • Feb 25 Susan Browning, Baldwin NY, actress (Pat-Mary Hartman)
  • Feb 26 Keith Thomson, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v India 1968)
  • Feb 27 Ian McGarry, general secretary (British Actors' Equity Association)
  • Feb 27 Paddy Ashdown, British MP, leader of Liberal Democrats (1988-1999), born in New Delhi, British Raj
  • Feb 27 Andrew "Sandy" Wilson, Royal Air Force officer (1962–1995)
  • Feb 28 Alice May Brock, American author
  • Feb 28 Marty Sanders, American musician (Jay and the Americans)
  • Mar 1 Michael L Lampton, Williamsport Pa, astronaut
  • Mar 2 David Satcher, Amdniral and 16th United States Surgeon General (1998-2001), born in Anniston, Alabama
  • Mar 4 John Aprea, actor (Lucas-Another World, The Godfather Part II), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Mar 4 John Hancock, American actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights), born in Hazen, Arkansas (d. 1992)
  • Mar 6 Ann Winterton, British MP
  • Mar 6 Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), born in Karyn Kupcinet (d. 1963)
  • Mar 8 Ivana Loudova, composer
  • Mar 8 Yvar Emilian Mikhashoff, composer
  • Mar 8 Andrei Mironov, Soviet actor (d. 1987)
  • Mar 9 Ger van Each, sculptor
  • Mar 9 Jim Colbert, Elizabeth NJ, PGA golfer (1969 Monsanto Open)
  • Mar 9 Ernesto Miranda, American litigant (d. 1976)
  • Mar 10 Daniel Kirkland Lentz, composer
  • Mar 10 Piotr Warzecha, composer
  • Mar 10 Sandra Palmer, LPGA golfer (1986 Mayflower Classic), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Mar 13 Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian prominent poet and writer of prose.(d. 2008)
  • Mar 14 Wolfgang Petersen, Emden Germany, actor (Shattered, Enemy Mine)
  • Mar 15 Dick Top, Dutch actor and director (Witch of Haarlem)
  • Mar 15 Mike Love, California, rock saxophonist/vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
  • Mar 16 Robert Guéï, ruler of Côte d'Ivoire (d. 2002)
  • Mar 17 Paul Kantner, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2016)
  • Mar 17 Clarence Collins, US singer (Imperials-Tears on my pillow)
  • Mar 17 Edward Harper, composer
  • Mar 17 Wang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese politician

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Mar 18 Wilson Pickett, American R&B singer (Funky Broadway), born in Prattville, Alabama (d. 2006)

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett
  • Mar 18 Wolfgang Bauer, writer
  • Mar 18 John W. Derr, American politician
  • Mar 19 Lord Vestey, British food magnate/billionaire (Union International)
  • Mar 20 Carlos Lopez snr, American jockey
  • Mar 20 Pat Corrales, American baseball player
  • Mar 21 Dirk D Frimout, Belgian cosmonaut
  • Mar 21 Malcolm Francke, cricketer (leg-spinner, Ceylon 1956 to Qld 1984)
  • Mar 22 Bruno Ganz, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Mar 22 Gary Lewis, horse trainer
  • Mar 22 Jeremy Clyde, English musician (Chad & Jeremy) and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
  • Mar 22 Billy Collins, American poet
  • Mar 23 Jim Trelease, American educator and children's literature author
  • Mar 25 Gudmund Hernes, Norwegian politician
  • Mar 26 Barclay Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Bob Plager
  • Mar 26 Bob Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Barclay Plager
  • Mar 26 Richard Dawkins, British evolutionary biologist
  • Mar 26 Yvon Marcoux, Quebec politician
  • Mar 27 Charles Pashayan Jr, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
  • Mar 27 Liese Prokop, Austrian pentathlete (Olympic silver 1968)
  • Mar 27 Ivan Gašparovič, President of Slovakia
  • Mar 28 Alf Clausen, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 28 Charlie McCoy, Oak Hill WV, harmonica player (Hee Haw)
  • Mar 28 Jim Turner, American football player
  • Mar 29 Terence Hill, actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity), born in Venice, Italy
  • Mar 30 Brendan O'Friel, CEO (Prison Governors Association)
  • Mar 30 Robert C Smith, (Rep-R-NH, 1985- )
  • Mar 30 Ron Johnston, Vice-Chancellor (Essex U)
  • Mar 30 Sven Hamrin, Swedish road race cycler (Olympic bronze 1964)
  • Mar 30 Bob Smith, former American politician
  • Apr 1 Ajit Wadekar, cricketer (stalwart Indian batsman & capt)
  • Apr 2 Leon Russell, musician and singer-songwriter (Carny), born in Lawton, Oklahoma (d. 2016)
  • Apr 3 Eric Braeden, Aust, actor (Victor Newman-Young & Restless, Colossus)
  • Apr 3 Jan Berry, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean-Dead Man's Curve), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 3 Carl Boenish, American father of BASE jumping (d. 1984)
  • Apr 3 Philippé Wynne, American musician (d. 1984)
  • Apr 4 Bill Tarmey, Ardwick, Manchester, actor (Coronation Street), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 5 Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler (Fairport Convention), born in New Malden, Surrey (d. 2016)
  • Apr 5 Michael Moriarty, actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Q, Stuff), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 5 Roman Balayan, Nerke Azerbaijan, director (Filer, Biryuk)
  • Apr 6 Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)
  • Apr 6 Gheorghe Zamfir, Romanian musician
  • Apr 7 Gorden Kaye, British actor (Allo Allo), born in Huddersfield (d. 2017)
  • Apr 8 Peggy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 8 Dame Vivienne Westwood, Tintwistle England, English fashion designer
  • Apr 9 Hannah Gordon, actress (Oh Alfie)
  • Apr 9 Kaye Adams, American country singer
  • Apr 9 Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)
  • Apr 10 Paul Theroux, American travel book writer (Mosquito Coast)
  • Apr 11 David Lyle Boren, (Sen-D-OK, 1979- )
  • Apr 11 Frederick "Rick" Hauck, astr (STS-7, STS 51-A, STS-26), born in Long Beach, California
  • Apr 11 Ellen Goodman, American political columnist