Famous People Born in February 1944

  • Feb 1 Henri Depireux, Belgian soccer midfielder (2 caps; RFC Liège, Standard de Liège) and manager (Cameroon, Congo DR, FC Metz), born in Belgium (d. 2022)
  • Feb 1 Leo Burmester, American actor (Flo, Chiefs, Abbys, Odd Jobs), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Feb 1 Mike Enzi, American accountant, and politician (US Senator from Wyoming (R), 1997-2021), born in Bremerton, Washington (d. 2021)
  • Feb 1 Paul Blair, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1969, 73; World Series 1966, 70, 77-78; Gold Glove Award 1967, 69–75; Baltimore Orioles), born in Cushing, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
  • Feb 1 Tommy Duffy, American musician (Echoes), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 2 Andrew Davis, British conductor (Toronto Symphony, 1975-88; BBC Symphony, 1989-2000; Lyric Opera of Chicago, 2000-21), born in Ashbridge, England,
  • Feb 2 Geoffrey Hughes, British actor, (d. 2012)
  • Feb 2 Karen Foss, American broadcaster
  • Feb 2 Katherine Crawford, actress (Gemini Man, Captains & Kings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 2 Michael Sharvell-Martin, British stage and screen character actor (Dave Allen At Large), born in Herne Bay, Kent, England (d. 2010)
  • Feb 2 Sandy Carmichael, Scottish rugby union prop (50 caps; British and Irish Lions 1971, 74; West of Scotland, Glasgow District), born Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • Feb 2 Ursula Oppens, American pianist and co-founder (Speculum Musicae, 1972-84), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 3 C Thomas "Tom" Gallagher, American Republican politician, financier, and insurance agent, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Feb 3 Stephen Ross, American economist (arbitrage pricing theory), born in Boston, Massachusetts, (d. 2017)
  • Feb 3 Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress
  • Feb 4 Daniel Mica, American politician (Rep-D-Florida, 1979-89), born in Binghamton, New York
  • Feb 4 Florence LaRue, American pop and R&B vocalist (5th Dimension - "Up, Up, And Away"), born in Plainfield, New Jersey,
  • Feb 5 (James) "J.R." Cobb American guitarist and songwriter (Classics IV - "Spooky"; Atlanta Rhythm Section - "Champagne Jam"), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • Feb 5 Al Kooper [Kuperschmidt], American rock musician, record producer and songwriter (Blood Sweat & Tears; Super Session; Bob Dylan; The Tubes; The Banana Splits), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 6 Christine Boutin, French politician, born in Levroux, France
  • Feb 6 Georgeanna Tillman, American singer (the Marvelettes), born in Inkster, Michigan (d. 1980)
  • Feb 6 Michael Tucker, American actor (Stuart Markowitz-LA Law), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 7 Berend baron van Voorst tot Voorst, Dutch foreign state sect (CDA)
  • Feb 7 Michael A. Andrews, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1983-95), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 8 Jiří Zídek Sr., Czech basketball center (considered best Czech player ever; FIBA European All-Star 1966, 67; USK Praha) and coach (USK Praha, Sparta Praha), born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 2022)
  • Feb 8 Roger Lloyd-Pack, British stage and screen actor (Only Fools and Horses - "Trigger"; The Vicar of Dibley - "Owen"; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), born in Islington, England (d. 2014)
  • Feb 8 Sebastião Salgado, Brazilian documentary photographer

Alice WalkerAlice Walker (79 years old)

Feb 9 American novelist (The Color Purple, Meridian), born in Putnam County, Georgia

  • Feb 9 Derryn Hinch, Australian media personality
  • Feb 10 Frank Keating, American politician
  • Feb 10 Nathaniel Mayer, American R&B singer ("Village of Love"; "Leave Me Alone"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • Feb 10 Peter Allen, Australian pop singer-songwriter, painist and performer ("I Go to Rio"; Legs Diamond), born in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1992)
  • Feb 10 Rufus Reid, American jazz double bassist composer, and educator, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 11 Bert Greene, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1969 3rd), born in Gray, Georgia
  • Feb 11 Buddhadev Dasgupta, director (Charachar, Grihajuddha)
  • Feb 11 Michael G. Oxley, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1981-2007), born in Findlay, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Feb 12 Charles Pasarell, tennis pro
  • Feb 12 Desmond Nuttall, English educator
  • Feb 12 Jackie Torrence, story teller/artist
  • Feb 12 Marian "Moe" Bandy, American country vocalist (Just Good Ol' Boys), born in Meridian, Mississippi

Jerry SpringerJerry Springer (79 years old)

Feb 13 English-born US talk show host (Jerry Springer Show), born in London, England

  • Feb 13 Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor, born in Wadakkancherry, India (d. 2006)
  • Feb 13 Rebop Kwaku Baah, Ghanaian percussionist, born in Konongo, Ghana (d. 1983)
  • Feb 13 Sal Bando, American baseball third baseman (4 x MLB All-Star; World Series 1972, 73, 74 Oakland A's) and executive (GM Milwaukee Brewers 1991-99), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2023)
  • Feb 13 Stockard Channing, American actress (Grease, Big Bus, Without a Trace), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 14 Alan Parker, English director (Bugsy Malone, Midnight Express), born in London, England (d. 2020)

Carl BernsteinCarl Bernstein (79 years old)

Feb 14 American investigative reporter who covered Watergate for the Washington Post, born in Washington, D. C.

  • Feb 14 Ronnie Peterson, Swedish racing driver (d. 1978)
  • Feb 15 Aleksandr Serebrov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-7, T-8, TM-8, TM-17), born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2013)
  • Feb 15 Mick Avory, British rock drummer (The Kinks, 1964-84 - "A Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy"), born in East Molesey, Surrey
  • Feb 15 Tineke Netelenbos, Dutch director and politician (PvdA), born in Wormerveer, Holland
  • Feb 16 António Mascarenhas Monteiro, 2nd President of Cape Verde
  • Feb 16 Richard Ford, American author (Sportswriter), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Feb 17 Bernie Grant, British politician (Labour), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 2000)
  • Feb 17 Karl Jenkins, Welsh composer (Adiemus), born in Penclawdd, Wales
  • Feb 18 Pat Bowlen, American Pro Football Hall of Fame team owner (Super Bowl 1998, 99, 2015 Denver Broncos), born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin (d. 2019)
  • Feb 20 Lew Soloff, American jazz trumpeter (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 20 Robert de Cotret, French Canadian politician (d. 1999)
  • Feb 20 Roger Knapman, British MP
  • Feb 20 Willem van Hanegem, Dutch soccer champ/coach (Feyenoord)
  • Feb 21 Herman de Coninck, Flemish writer and poet (Impossible Work)
  • Feb 21 Kitty Winn, American actress (Beacon Hill), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 22 E. J. Peaker, American actress (That's Life), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Feb 22 Jonathan Demme, American film director (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia), born in Baldwin, New York (d. 2017)
  • Feb 22 Ranjit Fernando, Sri Lankan cricket wicket-keeper (1975 World Cup), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Feb 22 Robert Kardashian, American lawyer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Feb 22 Tom Okker, Dutch tennis player, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Feb 23 Bernard Cornwell, English historical novelist
  • Feb 23 James Cousins, British MP
  • Feb 23 John Sandford, American novelist
  • Feb 23 Johnny Winter [John Dawson], American blues guitarist (Silver Train), born in Leland Miss, (d. 2014)
  • Feb 23 Mike Maxfield, British rocker (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • Feb 24 Barry Bostwick, American actor (Rocky Horror Picture Show, Megaforce), born in San Mateo, California

Nicky HopkinsNicky Hopkins (1944-1994)

Feb 24 British rock session pianist (Rolling Stones (1967-75); The Who - "Getting In Tune"; The Kinks - "Sunny Afternoon"; Beatles - "Revolution"; John Lennon - "Jealous Guy"; Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in Perivale, Middlesex

  • Feb 24 Sheila Larkin, American actress (Deborah-Storefront Lawyer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 25 Karen Grassle, American actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • Feb 25 Kristina Holland, American actress (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Feb 26 Marilyn Michaels, American comedian (ABC Comedy Hour), born in New York City
  • Feb 27 Alan Fudge, American actor (Man From Atlantis, Paper Dolls), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Feb 27 Graeme Pollock, South African cricket batsman (23 Tests @ 60.97, 7 x 100, HS 274; Transvaal, Eastern Province), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Feb 27 Joyce Breach, American jazz cabaret singer, born in Alameda, California
  • Feb 27 Roger Scruton, British philosopher, born in Buslingthorpe, United Kingdom
  • Feb 28 Colin Nutley, director/writer (Such is Life, Black Jack)
  • Feb 28 Kelly Bishop, CO, actress (Unmarried Woman, Advice to Lovelorn)
  • Feb 28 Sepp Maier, German soccer goalkeeper (95 caps West Germany; Bayern Munich 536 games), born in Metten, Germany
  • Feb 28 Storm Thorgerson, British graphic designer for album art, and music video director (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, The Cranberries), born in Potters Bar, Middlesex (d. 2013)
  • Feb 29 David Briggs, American record producer (Neil Young and Crazy Horse), born in Douglas, Wyoming (d. 1995)
  • Feb 29 Dennis Farina, American actor (Get Shorty, Law & Order, Crime Story), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • Feb 29 Ene Ergma, Estonian politician
  • Feb 29 Geoff Nicholls, British rock keyboardist (Black Sabbath, 1980-2013), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2017)
  • Feb 29 John Niland, American NFL offensive guard (6 x Pro Bowl; 3 x All-Pro; Super Bowl 1971; Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Feb 29 Paolo Eleuteri Serpieri, Italian illustrator
  • Feb 29 Phyllis Frelich, American actor (Love is Never Silent), born in Devil's Lake, North Dakota

About February 1944

How Old? 79 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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