Famous People Born in February 1941

  • Feb 1 Anatoli Firsov, Russian ice hockey left wing (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72; 8 x World C'ship gold), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2000)
  • Feb 1 Franco Nones, Italian cross country skier (Olympic gold 30k 1968; first non-Scandinavian and Soviet/Russian male to win Olympic cross-country gold), born in Castello-Molina di Fiemme, Italy
  • Feb 1 Jerry Spinelli, children's author
  • Feb 1 Karl Dall, German television host
  • Feb 1 Robert Walmsley, British Vice-Admiral
  • Feb 2 Serge Tcherepnin, French American composer (Serge Modular synthesizer.), born in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
  • Feb 3 Angelo D'Aleo, American pop tenor (Dion & Belmonts - "Teenager In Love"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 3 Bridget Hanley, American actress (Here Come the Brides - "Candy Pruitt"), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2021)
  • Feb 3 Carol Mann, American golfer (1964 Western Open, 1965 US Open), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2018)
  • 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, British rock drummer (The Animals - "House of the Rising Sun"), born in Gateshead, County Durham, England
  • Feb 4 Mike Deasy, American rock and jazz session guitarist (Beach Boys; Monkees; Randy Newman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 5 Barrett Strong, American R&B vocalist ("Money (That's What I Want)"), piano player, and songwriter ("I Heard It Through the Grapevine"; "Just My Imagination";"Papa Was A Rollin' Stone"; "War"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2023) [1]
  • Feb 5 David Selby, Morganstown WV, actor (Falcon Crest, Flamingo Road)
  • Feb 5 Kaspar Villiger, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Feb 5 Rick Laird, Irish jazz-fusion bassist (Mahavishnu Orchestra, 1971-73; Gerry Niewood & Timepiece), and photographer, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2021)
  • Feb 5 Stephen J. Cannell, American TV producer (The Rockford Files, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) and writer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)
  • Feb 6 Gigi Perreau, American actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 6 Stephen Albert, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 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, American folk and blues singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("Circle Game"; "No Regrets"), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 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, English director and producer (7 Up, The World is Not Enough), born in Aylesbury, England (d. 2021) [1]
  • Feb 11 Glenn Randall Jr, stuntman (Species, Mrs Soffel, Return of the Jedi)
  • Feb 11 Jeremy Mackenzie, general
  • Feb 11 Sérgio Mendes, Brazilian jazz, bossa nova, and pop pianist, composer, and band leader (Brazil '66/'77/'88), born in Niterói, Brazil
  • Feb 12 Dennis Sullivan, American mathematician (2022 Abel prize for work on topography), born in Port Huron, Michigan
  • Feb 12 Naomi Uemura, Japanese mountain climber (1st Japanese to scale Everest)
  • Feb 12 Ross Morgan, New Zealand cricketer (batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)
  • Feb 13 Andrea Conte, First Lady of Tennessee, born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
  • Feb 13 Bo Svenson, Swedish actor (North Dallas 40, Walking Tall), born in Goteborg, Sweden
  • Feb 13 Sigmar Polke, German painter, born in Oleśnica, Poland (d. 2010)
  • Feb 14 Big Jim Sullivan [Tomkins], British session and touring rock guitarist, sitar, and banjo player, born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England (d. 2012)
  • Feb 14 Donna Shalala, American educator
  • Feb 14 Paul Tsongas, American politician (Sen-D-Mass), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1997)
  • Feb 15 Austin Savage, Welsh hockey player, born in St Asaph, Wales
  • Feb 15 Brian Holland, American pianist, songwriter and producer (Holland–Dozier–Holland - "Heat Wave"; "Where Did Our Love Go"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 15 Florinda Bolkan [Bulcão], Brazilian model and actress (Damned, Last Valley, Word), born in Uruburetama, Brazil
  • Feb 16 Vitali Kuznetsov, Russian judoka (Olympic silver 1972) (d. 2011)
  • Feb 17 Heidi Biebl, German alpine skier (Olympic gold women's downhill 1960), born in Oberstaufen, Germany (d. 2022)
  • Feb 18 David Blue [Cohen], American folk musician (Cupid's Arrow), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1982)
  • Feb 18 Herb Santiago, American pop vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers - "Why Do Fools Fall In Love")
  • Feb 18 Irma Thomas [Lee], American R&B and soul singer ("It's Raining"), born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana
  • Feb 19 Carlos Roqué Alsina, French-Argentinian concert pianist, composer (Überwindung; Schichten), and pedagogue, born in Buenos Aries, Argentina
  • Feb 19 Francisco Feliciano, Filipino conductor and composer (Pokpok Alimpako), born in Morong, Rizal, Philippines (d. 2014)
  • Feb 19 Imre Szöllősi, Hungarian sprint canoeist (World C'ship gold K-2 10,00m 1966; 2 x Olympic silver 1960, bronze 1968), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2022)
  • Feb 19 Stephen Dobyns, American author and poet (Cold Dog Soup), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Feb 19 Warren Powers, American football running back (Oakland Raiders) and coach (Washington State University 1977, University of Missouri 1978-84), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2021)
  • Feb 20 Buffy Sainte-Marie, Indigenous Canadian-American folk singer (Now That the Buffalo Are Gone), and songwriter ("Up Where We Belong"), born in the Piapot 75 reserve, Saskatchewan
  • Feb 20 Clyde Wright, American MLB pitcher (no-hitter v Oakland 1970), born in Jefferson City, Tennessee
  • Feb 22 Hipólito Mejía, Dominican politician, born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Feb 22 Jürgen Nöldner, German soccer midfielder (30 caps East Germany; ASK Vorwärts Berlin 285 games), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2022)
  • 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, Filipino contemporary classical composer, etno-musicologist, and pedagogue, born in Pasig, Philippines
  • Feb 25 Stewart Sutherland, Principal/Vice-Chancellor (Edinburgh University)
  • Feb 25 Susan Browning, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman -"Pat"), born in Baldwin, New York (d. 2006)
  • Feb 26 Keith Thomson, New Zealand cricket batsman (2 Tests, 1 x 50; Canterbury) and field hockey centre-half (28 Tests; Canterbury), born in Methven, New Zealand (d. 2023)
  • Feb 27 Andrew "Sandy" Wilson, Royal Air Force officer (1962–1995)
  • Feb 27 Ian McGarry, British trade union leader (British Actors' Equity Association)
  • Feb 27 Paddy Ashdown, British MP, leader of Liberal Democrats (1988-1999), born in New Delhi, British Raj (d. 2018)
  • Feb 28 Alice May Brock, American author
  • Feb 28 Marty Sanders [Kupersmith], American rock guitarist (Jay and the Americans - "This Magic Moment"), born in Brooklyn, New York

About February 1941

How Old? 81 or 82 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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