Famous People Born in 1943 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 867

  • Mar 21 Antal Dunai, Hungarian soccer player (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Mar 21 Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
  • Mar 21 Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • Mar 22 George Benson, American jazz/blues singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Joseph Schwantner, composer
  • Mar 22 Keith Relf, British musician and vocalist (the Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance), born in Richmond, England (d. 1976)
  • Mar 23 Gail Goodrich, NBA star (Lakers, Suns)
  • Mar 23 Lee May, former Major League Baseball player
  • Mar 23 Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Finnish writer (d. 2001)
  • Mar 23 Lee May "The Big Bopper", American Major League Baseball 1st baseman, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • Mar 24 H Martin Lancaster, (Rep-D-NC)
  • Mar 24 Jesus Alou, baseball outfielder (SF Giants)
  • Mar 24 Marika Kilius, German FR, ice skating pair (Olympic silver 1960, 64)
  • Mar 25 Paul Michael Glaser, American actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Mar 25 Pavel Lednev, USSR, pentathelete (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Mar 25 Ronald Jeffers, composer

  • Mar 26 Robert "Bob" Woodward, Geneva Illinois, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes)
  • Mar 27 Milton Robert Carr, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1975-81, 83-95), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Mar 27 Phil Frank, American cartoonist (Farley, The Elderberries comics), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Mar 28 Conchata Ferrell, American actress (Deadly Hero, Susan-LA Law), born in Loudendale, West Virginia
  • Mar 28 Mike Newell, English director and producer (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck), born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Mar 28 Richard Eyre, English film, theatre, television and opera director (National Theatre), born in Barnstaple, Devon, England
  • Mar 29 Eric Idle, English comedian, actor (Monty Python), born in South Shields, England

Person of interestJohn Major

Mar 29 John Major, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1990-97), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
  • Mar 29 Vangelis [Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou], Greek composer and keyboardist (Chariots of Fire), born in Agria, Greece
  • Mar 29 Chad Allan [Allan Kowbel], Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Mar 30 Bob Blewett, cricketer (father of Greg South Aust batsman 1975-79)
  • Mar 30 Jay Traynor, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Mar 30 Ken Forssi, American musician (Love) (d. 1998)
  • Mar 31 Christopher [Ronald] Walken, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Brainstorm), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 2 Glen Dale, [Richard Garforth], rock vocalist (Fortunes Deal)
  • Apr 2 Larry Coryell, American jazz guitarist (11th House), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Apr 3 Jonathan Lynn, English writer and actor (Greedy, Bar Mitzvah Boy), born in Bath, England (d. 1943)
  • Apr 3 Richard Manuel, Canadian rock pianist and vocalist (The Band), born in Stratford, Ontario (d. 1986)
  • Apr 3 Mario Lavista, Mexican composer and writer, born in Mexico City
  • Apr 3 Doreen Tracey, British-born American performer (Mickey Mouse Club-Mouseketeer), born in St Pancras, London (d. 2018)
  • Apr 4 Ian Robertson, British museum director (National Army Museum)
  • Apr 5 Max Gail, American actor (Barney Miller, Whiz Kids, DC Cab), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 6 Harry Conroy, trade unionist
  • Apr 6 Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist
  • Apr 6 Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster

  • Apr 6 Susan Tolsky, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 7 Dennis Amiss, cricketer (prolific English batsman)
  • Apr 7 Mick Abrahams, Luton, rock guitarist (Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig)
  • Apr 7 Roberta Shore, Monterrey Park, California, actress/singer (Virginian)
  • Apr 7 Spencer Dryden, rock drummer (Jefferson Airplane-Go Ask Alice), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 8 Carol Lavell, Fairfax Vt, equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Apr 8 J P Kavanaugh, racehorse trainer
  • Apr 8 Michael Bennett, aids victim/choreographer (Chorus Line)
  • Apr 8 Robby Weaver, actor (Stone)
  • Apr 8 Tony Banks, English politician (Labour)
  • Apr 8 William Garth Morrison, Chief scout
  • Apr 8 James Herbert, horror writer (The Rats), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Apr 9 Terry Knight, rock producer and singer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Lapeer, Michigan (d. 2004)
  • Apr 11 Egbert Dommering, Dutch lawyer
  • Apr 11 John Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich, British entrepreneur, politician and nobleman
  • Apr 12 Charles Ludlam, American playwright and actor (Big Easy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • Apr 13 Eve Graham, Scottish singer (The New Seekers), born in Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross
  • Apr 13 Billy Kidd, American skier
  • Apr 14 Clarice Elaine Gaylord, director of research grants (EPA)
  • Apr 14 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • Apr 15 Hugh Thompson Jr., American Vietnam War veteran who played a major role in ending the 1968 My Lai massacre, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2006)
  • Apr 15 Riem de Wolff, Indonesian/Dutch singer/guitarist (Blue Diamonds)

Person of interestRobert Lefkowitz

Apr 15 Robert Lefkowitz, American physician (Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in NYC, New York

Physician-scientist Robert Lefkowitz
Physician-scientist
Robert Lefkowitz
  • Apr 15 Mighty Sam McClain, American soul and blues singer-songwriter, born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Apr 16 "Lonesome Dave" Peverett, British rock singer and musician (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London, England (d. 2000)
  • Apr 16 Ewald Vanvugt, author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love)
  • Apr 16 Johnny Watkins, cricketer (NSW leg-spinner, bowled 6 overs for Aust)
  • Apr 16 Ruth Madoc, actress (Hi Di Hi)
  • Apr 17 Roy Estrada, American rocker (Mothers Of Invention), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Apr 19 Mike Kelly, rocker (Duprees)
  • Apr 20 Edie Sedgwick, American actress (Ciao Manhattan) and socialite, born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1971)
  • Apr 20 Ian Watson, British sci-fi author (Book of Being, Whores of Babylon), born in North Shields, England
  • Apr 20 Michael Greer, American actor (Bobby Gentry Show), born in Galesburg, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Apr 20 John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor, born in Fontmell Magna, Dorset
  • Apr 22 Mel Carter, singer (Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me)
  • Apr 22 Steve Dunne, New Zealand cricket umpire (NZ Test umpire on international panel), born in Dunedin. Otago
  • Apr 22 Louise Glück, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate
  • Apr 23 Carmen von Thyssen, Baroness, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Apr 23 Herve Villechaize, French "Da Plane! Da Plane!" (Fantasy Island)
  • Apr 23 Hugh Davies, English composer, born in Exmouth, Devon (d. 2005)
  • Apr 23 Tony Esposito, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Ontario
  • Apr 23 [Gerardus] Bob van Toll, actor/interpreter/director (Pastorale 1943)
  • Apr 24 Richard Sterban, American country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Apr 26 Gary Wright, singer, dream weaver (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
  • Apr 26 Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect
  • Apr 27 Eugene Polyakov, Russian balletmaster (Paris Opera Ballet), born in Moscow (d. 1996)
  • Apr 27 Helmut Marko, Austrian auto racer (Le Mans Grand Prix), born in Graz, Austria
  • Apr 28 Fantastic Johnny C[orley], US singer (Boogaloo down Broadway)
  • Apr 28 John Oliver Creighton, Orange Tx, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 51G, 36, 48)
  • Apr 28 Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor
  • Apr 29 Duane Allen, Taylortown Texas, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)

Person of interestIan Kershaw

Apr 29 Ian Kershaw, English historian (wrote seminal biographies of Adolf Hitler), born in Oldham, England

Historian Ian Kershaw
Historian
Ian Kershaw
  • Apr 30 Bobby Vee, American pop singer (Night has a Thousand Eyes), born in Fargo, North Dakota (d. 2016)
  • Apr 30 Robert L Livingston, (Rep-R-Louisiana, 1977- )
  • Apr 30 Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991-2001)
  • May 1 Joy Harmon, actress (Cool Hand Luke), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • May 2 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1992)
  • May 3 John Costello, British military historian, born in Greenock, Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • May 4 Nickolas Ashford, American singer (Ashford & Simpson), born in Fairfield, South Carolina (d. 2011)
  • May 4 Stella Parton, American singer (A Woman's Touch), sister of Dolly Parton, born in Sevierville, Tennessee
  • May 4 Mihail Chemiakin, Russian painter, born in Moscow

Person of interestMichael Palin

May 5 Michael Palin, English comedian (Monty Python, Fish Called Wanda), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
  • May 5 Andy Roxburgh, Scottish football player, coach and manager, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 5 Raphael [Miguel Rafael Martos Sánchez], Spanish singer, born in Linares
  • May 6 Andreas Baader, leader of the German organization Red Army Faction (d. 1977)
  • May 7 Christopher Taylor White, English rocker, born in Barnet, Hertfordshire
  • May 7 Peter Horak, stuntman (Star Trek: Voyager), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2017)
  • May 7 Rick West [Richard Westwood], rocker (Brian Poole & Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • May 7 Peter Carey, Australian author (True History of the Kelly Gang), born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
  • May 8 Paul Samwell-Smith, Richmond, Surrey, English bassist (The Yardbirds-For Your Love)

  • May 8 Daniel Ray "Danny" Whitten, American musician and songwriter (Crazy Horse, Rod Stewart- "I Don't Want To Talk About It"), born in Columbus, Georgia (d. 1972)
  • May 9 Bruce Milner, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
  • May 9 Maurice Foster, cricketer (West Indies batsman of 70's)
  • May 9 John Hugen, British rock music journalist and record company executive (ZigZag Magazine co-founder), born in England
  • May 10 Bruce Raymond, British jockey, born in Hatfield
  • May 10 James Earl Chaney, US civil rights activist
  • May 10 Andrzej Badeński, Polish athlete (400 metres) (d. 2008)
  • May 10 David Clennon, American actor
  • May 10 Richard Darman, American economist
  • May 11 Arnie Satin [Silver], American musician (The Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 11 George Edwards, composer
  • May 11 Les Chadwick, English bassist (Gerry and the Pacemakers), born in Liverpool. England
  • May 11 Nancy Greene, Canadian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1968)
  • May 11 Juliet Harmer, English actress
  • May 12 David Walker, rock keyboardist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-Diamond Ring)
  • May 12 Linda Dano, actress (Felicia Gallant-Another World), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 13 Mary Wells, singer (My Guy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • May 13 Eve Babitz, American artist and author (Eve's Hollywood, Slow Days, Fast Company), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 14 Alan B Mollohan, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )
  • May 14 [Derek] Lek Leckenby, English guitarist (Herman's Hermits), born in Leeds, England (d. 1994)
  • May 14 Elizabeth Ray, Marshall NC, congressman Wayne Hays' lover
  • May 14 Jack Bruce, Lanarkshire Scotland, bassist (Cream-White Room)
  • May 14 Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland
  • May 15 Harve Brosten, comedy writer/producer/director (All in the Family)
  • May 16 Dan Coats, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )
  • May 16 Jon Jost, director (All the Vermeers in NY)
  • May 17 Johnny Warren, Australian Footballer (d. 2004)
  • May 17 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (d. 2005)
  • May 18 James Reiher, American professional wrestler
  • May 20 Deryck Murray, cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian 1963-80)
  • May 20 Iain Vallance [Baron Vallance of Tummel], CEO (British Telecom)
  • May 20 Tison Street, composer
  • May 20 Al Bano, Italian singer
  • May 20 Martin Honeysett, British cartoonist (Punch, Private Eye), born in Hereford (d. 2015)
  • May 21 Hilton Valentine, rock guitarist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • May 22 Tommy John, pitcher (Yankee/Dodger)
  • May 22 Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • May 22 Gesine Schwan, German politician and science professor
  • May 23 Lars-Ake Nilsson, diplomat
  • May 23 Peter Kenilorea, PM Solomon Islands

  • May 24 Gary Burghoff, actor (Radar - M*A*S*H), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • May 25 John "Poli" Palmer, British rocker (Family), born in Evesham, Worcestershire
  • May 25 Leslie Uggams, American singer/actress (Leslie Uggams Show, Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • May 25 Sally Jesse Raphael, TV talk show host (Sally) [or Feb 25]
  • May 25 Wynand C Malan, South African lawyer/NP/DP-politician
  • May 25 Jessi Colter, [Miriam Johnson], American country singer (I'm Not Lisa), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • May 26 Erica G Terpstra, Dutch swimmer and politician (VVD)
  • May 27 Bruce Weitz, actor (Hill St Blues, Death of a Centerfold), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • May 27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], pop singer and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • May 28 Dennis Riley, composer
  • May 28 Liz Edgar, horse show jumper
  • May 28 Ray Mitchell, governor (Albany Prison, England)
  • May 28 Tony Mansfield [Anthony Bookbinder], British rock drummer (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • May 28 Elena Souliotis, Greek soprano (d. 2004)
  • May 29 Bob Edgar, (Rep-D-PA, 1975-87)
  • May 29 E Thomas Coleman, (Rep-R-MO, 1976- )
  • May 29 Terry Pavey, editor (TV Times)
  • May 29 Robert W. Edgar, Theologian and Politician, (d. 2013)

Person of interestGale Sayers

May 30 Gale Sayers, College, Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback (Chicago Bears, 4 x Pro Bowl), born in Wichita, Kansas

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers
  • May 31 Richard Timothy George Mansfield Parker, 9th Earl of Macclesfield
  • May 31 Joe Namath, PA, NFL quarterback (NY Jets), $400,000 man (1969 Superbowl)
  • May 31 Sharon Gless, American actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 31 Wayne Carson, country musician and songwriter (Always On My Mind), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2015)
  • Jun 1 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch guitarist/singer (Buffoons)
  • Jun 1 Richard Goode, concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 1 Alan Aldridge, British artist, graphic designer and illustrator whose artwork was used in record covers for The Beatles and The Who, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Jun 2 Charles Haid, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 2 John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • Jun 2 Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)
  • Jun 2 Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer

Person of interestBilly Cunningham

Jun 3 Billy Cunningham, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham
NBA Forward and Coach
Billy Cunningham
  • Jun 3 Eddie McGrady, Northern Irish politician (SDLP) unseated Enoch Powell, Born in Downpatrick (d. 2013)
  • Jun 3 Mike Dennis, rocker (Dovells)
  • Jun 4 Sandra Haynie, American golfer (4 LPGA major titles), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jun 4 Joyce Meyer, American religious leader
  • Jun 5 Ann Craft, researcher/writer
  • Jun 5 Bill Hopkins, composer
  • Jun 5 Matthew Lesko, American author
  • Jun 6 Asif Iqbal, Pakistani cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80), born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Jun 6 Ken Hatfield, American football player and coach, born in Helena, Arkansas
  • Jun 7 [Kenneth Charles] Ken Osmond, American actor (Leave It to Beaver), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 7 Mel Levine, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-93), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 7 Nikki Giovanni, American poet (LHJ Woman of the Year 1973), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jun 8 Colin Baker, English actor (Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who, Swallows & Amazons), born in London
  • Jun 8 Willie Davenport, American bobsledder and hurdler (Olympic gold 1968), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 2002)
  • Jun 8 William Calley Jr., American war criminal, convicted by court-martial of murdering 22 unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai Massacre, born in Miami, Florida
  • Jun 9 Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Jun 9 Joe Haldeman, American sci-fi author (The Forever War), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 10 Jeff Greenfield, American media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline), born in NYC, New York