Famous People Born in 1944 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 852

  • Mar 15 David Costell, Pitts, rocker (Gary Lewis & the Playboys-Diamond Ring)
  • Mar 15 Jacques Doillon director/writer (La Fille de Quinze Ans)
  • Mar 15 Ralph MacDonald, rock percussionist (Graceland)
  • Mar 17 Cito Gaston, MLB manager (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Mar 17 John Sebastian, American singer (Loving Spoonful, Welcome Back Kotter), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 17 Pat McCauley, N Ireland, rock drummer (Them)
  • Mar 17 Pattie Boyd, English photographer and author (Mrs George Harrison/Mrs Eric Clapton)
  • Mar 18 Dick Smith, Australian Adventurer and Businessman
  • Mar 18 Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader and politician, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 19 Joseph Celli, composer
  • Mar 19 Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, LBJ's daughter
  • Mar 19 Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Trio)
  • Mar 19 Said Musa, Prime Minister of Belize
  • Mar 19 Sirhan Sirhan, Palestinian-born assassin
  • Mar 21 Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff Ark, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Mar 21 Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, composer

  • Mar 21 Jamary Oliveira, composer
  • Mar 21 Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 21 David Lindley, American musician (The Kaleidoscope), born in San Marino, California
  • Mar 22 R P Mardling, headmaster (Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield)
  • Mar 22 T S "Tony" McPhee, rocker (Sad Go Round)
  • Mar 22 Chris Stainton, English session musician (Joe Cocker, The Who), born in Woodseats, England
  • Mar 23 Michael Nyman, composer (Mesmer, Carrington)
  • Mar 23 Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)
  • Mar 23 George Scott, Greenville, MS, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 24 Denny McLain, American MLB pitcher (AL Cy Young Award 1968-69), born in Markham, Illinois
  • Mar 24 R. Lee Ermey, American actor (Full Metal Jacket- Gunnery Sergeant Hartman), born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 2018)
  • Mar 24 Vojislav Koštunica, Serbian Prime Minister
  • Mar 25 Ross Duncan, cricketer (one Test Australia v England 1971, 0-30)
  • Mar 25 Terry L Bruce, (Rep-D-IL, 1985- )
  • Mar 26 Diana Ross, [Earle], (Supremes, Lady Sings Blues, Mahogany), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 27 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (Hamoun), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2008)
  • Mar 28 Ken Howard, American actor (Ken - The White Shadow), born in El Centro California (d. 2016)

Person of interestRick Barry

Mar 28 Rick Barry, Basketball forward (NY Nets, Golden State Warriors), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry
  • Mar 29 James Diggle, British classicist, born in Rochadale
  • Mar 29 John Suchet, British TV journalist (Independent TV News), born in London
  • Mar 29 Nana Akufo-Addo [William Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo], Ghanaian politician, President of Ghana (2017-), born in Accra, Gold Coast
  • Mar 30 Gerrit Komrij, Dutch poet/essayist (Happy Schizo)
  • Mar 31 Rod Allen, [B Rodney Bainbridge] rock bassist/vocalist (Fortunes)
  • Mar 31 Mick Ralphs, English guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)
  • Mar 31 Tomohiro Nishikado, Japanese video gamer developer (Space Invaders), born in Osaka, Japan

  • Apr 1 Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)
  • Apr 1 Rusty Staub, American baseball player
  • Apr 3 Barry Pritchard, English rock guitarist (Fortunes), born in Birmingham (d. 1999)
  • Apr 3 Tony Orlando, American singer (& Dawn-Tie a Yellow Ribbon), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 4 David Melville, British physicist and academic (Middlesex Polytechnic), born in Gateshead, Durham, England
  • Apr 4 Lawrence A. Hough, American rower (Pairs w/o cox-1968 olympic silver), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Apr 4 Magda Aelvoet, Belgian politician (Greens), born in Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
  • Apr 4 Craig T. Nelson, American actor (Poltergeist, Hayden Fox-Coach), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Apr 5 Ann Maxwell, American sci-fi author (Jaws of Menx), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Apr 5 James Buckley, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Apr 5 Nicholas Caldwell, Rhythm and Blues singer (Whispers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Apr 5 Peter T. King, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Apr 5 Willeke van Ammelrooy, Dutch actress (Cidke de Rat, Antonia), born in Amsterdam
  • Apr 5 Pedro Rosselló, Puerto Rican politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Puerto Rico, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Apr 6 Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano
  • Apr 6 John Stax, rocker (Pretty Things-Don't Bring Me Down)
  • Apr 7 Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor of Germany
  • Apr 7 Bill Stoneman, American baseball player and manager
  • Apr 7 Carol Grimes, British singer (Delivery), born in London, England
  • Apr 8 Anthony Farrar Hockley, military historian
  • Apr 8 Christoph Hein, writer
  • Apr 8 Hywel Bennett, South Wales, actor (Family Way, Shelley)
  • Apr 8 Santiago Jimenez Jr, US accordionist (El Mero Mero, Viva Seguin)
  • Apr 8 Odd Nerdrum, Norwegian painter
  • Apr 10 Danny Woods, American musician (CEO of the Board), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2018)
  • Apr 11 John Milius, American screenwriter (Red Dawn, 1941, Big Wednesday), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 11 R. J. B Knight, British deputy director (National Maritime Museum)
  • Apr 12 John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], German-born Canadian rock singer (Steppenwolf), born in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany
  • Apr 12 Karel Kryl, Czechoslovak folk singer, born in Kroměříž, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (d. 1994)
  • Apr 12 Lisa Jardine, British historian and writer, born in Oxford, England (d. 2015)
  • Apr 13 Brian Pendleton, rocker (Pretty Things)
  • Apr 13 Charles Burnett, director (When it Rains, Glass Shield)
  • Apr 13 Jack Casady, rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 13 Michael Saunders, barrister
  • Apr 13 Susan Davis, American politician
  • Apr 15 Dave Edmunds, Welsh singer and guitarist (Rockpile - Girls Talk), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Apr 15 Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), born in Yalkhori, Chechen-Ingush (d. 1996)
  • Apr 16 Dennis Russell Davies, composer
  • Apr 16 Bob Montgomery, last Major League Baseball player to bat without a helmet (1979), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Apr 17 John Lill, professor/pianist
  • Apr 18 Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI), born in Dublanc, Dominica
  • Apr 18 Rudy Shackelford, composer

Person of interestRobert Hanssen

Apr 18 Robert Hanssen, FBI agent and Soviet spy, born in Chicago Illinois

FBI Agent and Soviet Spy Robert Hanssen
FBI Agent and Soviet Spy
Robert Hanssen
  • Apr 19 Bernie Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Apr 19 Margo MacDonald, Scottish national broadcaster
  • Apr 19 Mark "Flo" Volman, rocker (Flo & Eddie, Turtles-Eleanor)/DJ (WKRK)
  • Apr 19 James Heckman, American economist, Bank of Sweden Prize
  • Apr 21 Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball coach
  • Apr 22 Joshua Rifkin, American conductor and musicologist who played a key role in the ragtime revival of the 1970s, born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 22 Steve Fossett, American adventurer (1st person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon), born in Jackson, Tennessee (disappeared 2007)
  • Apr 23 Niklaus Schilling, Basel Germany, director (Dormire, Atem, Rheingold)
  • Apr 24 St. Clair Lee, American singer (Rock the Boat), born in California
  • Apr 24 Tony Visconti, American music producer (Blackstar, Low, "Heroes"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 26 David O'B Martin, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
  • Apr 26 Martha Rockwell, skier (Mount Washington), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Apr 26 Amien Rais, Indonesian politician
  • Apr 27 Cuba Gooding Sr., American singer (Everybody Plays the Fool), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 27 Herb Pedersen, American singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Berkeley, California
  • Apr 27 Michael Fish, British TV weatherman, born in Eastbourne, Sussex, England
  • Apr 28 Elizabeth LeCompte, American theater director
  • Apr 28 Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician
  • Apr 28 Alice Waters, American chef
  • Apr 29 Benedikte, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
  • Apr 29 Jim Hart, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Apr 29 Richard Kline, American actor and director
  • Apr 30 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • Apr 30 Richard Shoff, rocker (Sandpipers)
  • May 1 Suresh Kalmadi, Indian politician
  • May 2 Franz Innerhofer, Austrian writer (Beautiful Days), born in Krimml, Salzberg
  • May 2 John Verity, English rocker (Argent), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

  • May 2 Bob Henrit, English pop drummer (Argent - Hold Your Head Up; Kinks), born in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England
  • May 3 Ian Peter Leslie Smith, British journalist, born in Bristol, England (d. 1997)
  • May 3 Pete Staples, English rocker (Troggs-Wild Thing), born in Andover, Hampshire, England
  • May 4 Peggy Santiglia, American singer-songwriter (Angels), born in Belleville, New Jersey
  • May 5 Jean-Pierre Leaud, actor (Detective), born in Paris, France
  • May 5 John Rhys-Davies, Salisbury England, actor (Sir Edward-Quest, Sliders)
  • May 5 Roger Raised, English actor (Nicholas Nickleby)
  • May 5 Bo Larsson, Swedish footballer
  • May 5 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers), born in Aberystwyth (d. 2015)
  • May 6 Anton Furst, American production designer (d. 1991)
  • May 6 Masanori Murakami, First Japanese baseball player in major leagues
  • May 7 Alison Bauld, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • May 7 Sivi Aberg, Swedish actress (Batman TV show), born in Gävle, Sweden
  • May 7 Eva Norvind, Norwegian-Mexican actress, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 2006)
  • May 7 Richard O'Sullivan, British comedy actor, born in Chiswick, London
  • May 8 Gary Glitter, [Paul Gadd], England, rocker (Rock & Roll Part II)
  • May 8 Bill Legend [William Fifield], British musician and rock drummer (T. Rex), born in Barking, Essex
  • May 9 Don Dannemann, rocker (Cyrkle)
  • May 9 Richard Furay, Ohio, rock vocalist (Buffalo Springfield, Poco)
  • May 10 Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
  • May 10 Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter (Is This What You Want), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2013)
  • May 10 Jim Abrahams, Shorewood WI, director (Hot Shots, Top Secret)
  • May 10 Kathy Farrer, LPGA golfer
  • May 10 Marie-France Pisier, Daclat, Vietnam, French actress and writer (Love on the Run, Cousin cousine)
  • May 11 John Benaud, Australian cricketer (brother of Richie, Australian bat 1972-73), born in Auburn, New South Wales
  • May 12 Eva Demski, German writer, born in Regensburg
  • May 12 James Purify, US singer (I'm Your Puppet)
  • May 13 Betsy Finley Ashton, broadcast journalist/author/lecturer
  • May 13 Carolyn Franklin, American singer-songwriter (Angel), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • May 13 Clive Radley, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1978)
  • May 13 Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw, British explorer/genealogist
  • May 13 Armistead Maupin, American author
  • May 14 Francesca Annis, actress (Madame Bovary, Dune), born in London, England
  • May 14 Gene Cornish, rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Person of interestGeorge Lucas

May 14 George Lucas, American director (Star Wars, Indiana Jones), born in Modesto, California

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
  • May 14 Troy Shondell, rocker (Many Sides of Troy Shondell)
  • May 15 Gunilla Hutton, Goteborg Sweden, actress (Petticoat Junction)
  • May 15 Miruts Yifter 'Yifter the Shifter', Ethiopian runner (Olympic golds 1980), born in Adigrat (d. 2016)
  • May 15 Ian "Tich" Amey, British rock musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury Wiltshire
  • May 15 Bill Alter, Missouri State Senator

  • May 16 Billy Cobham, Panamanian-American jazz drummer (Mahavishnu Orchestra), born in Colón, Panama
  • May 16 Danny Trejo, American actor
  • May 17 Arif Butt, Pakistani cricketer (pace bowler for Pakistan in three Tests 1964-65), born in Lahore, Punjab, British India (d. 2007)
  • May 17 Canon P B Price, general secretary, USPG
  • May 17 Jesse Winchester, singer/songwriter (Learn to Love it), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2014)
  • May 17 Paul Crossley, concert pianist
  • May 18 Albert Hammond, rocker (It Never Rains In Southern California ), born in London
  • May 18 Peter Ryan, British national director (Police Training)
  • May 18 W. G. Sebald, German-born writer (d. 2001)
  • May 19 Peter Mayhew, British-American actor
  • May 20 Boudouin de Groot, Dutch singer (Good night mister president)
  • May 20 Cipa Dichter, pianist/wife of Misha Dichter, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • May 20 David M Walker, Capt USN/astron (STS 51-A 30, 53, 69), born in Columbus, Georgia

Person of interestJoe Cocker

May 20 Joe Cocker, English rock vocalist (With a Little Help from My Friends), born in Sheffield England, (d. 2014)

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker
  • May 20 Keith Fletcher, cricket captain (Essex & England)

Person of interestDietrich Mateschitz

May 20 Dietrich Mateschitz, Austrian businessman and co-creator of Red Bull energy drink, born in Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Styria, Austria

Businessman and Co-founder of Red Bull Dietrich Mateschitz
Businessman and Co-founder of Red Bull
Dietrich Mateschitz
  • May 21 Janet Dailey, American author
  • May 21 Manual Pina, fashion designer
  • May 21 Marcie Blane, American singer, born in New York City
  • May 21 Mary Robinson, President of Republic of Ireland (Labour, 1990- )
  • May 21 Mike Degett, horse trainer
  • May 23 John Newcombe, Australian tennis player (7 singles, 17 Grand Slam doubles), born in Sydney, Australia
  • May 23 Giles Smith, TV journalist
  • May 23 Ramon "Tiki" Fulwood, US drummer (Funkadelic, Knee Deep)
  • May 24 Patti LaBelle, [Holt], singer (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 25 Frank Oz, Hereford England, American muppetteer (Grover-Sesame Street, Muppet Show)
  • May 25 Robert Michael Payton, pizza magnate
  • May 25 John Bunnell, former Sheriff of Multnomah County, Oregon and TV personality
  • May 25 Robert MacPherson, American mathematician
  • May 26 Verden "Phally" Allen, keyboardist (Mott the Hoople)
  • May 26 Sam Posey, American race car driver, TV commentator and author
  • May 27 Christopher J Dodd, (Gov/Sen-D-CT, 1981- )
  • May 28 Adriaan T "Ad" Zuiderent, poet/critic (On the Droge)
  • May 28 Billy Vera, musician (& Beaters-At This Moment, Into the Night)
  • May 28 Gladys Knight, singer, leader of Pips (Last Train), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Person of interestRudy Giuliani

May 28 Rudy Giuliani, American Mayor of New York City (Republican: 1994-2001) at the time of the September 11 attacks, born in NYC, New York

Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani
Mayor of New York City
Rudy Giuliani
  • May 28 Gary Stewart, American country singer (She's Actin' Single), born in Jenkins, Kentucky (d. 2003)
  • May 28 Patricia Quinn, Lady Stephens, Northern-Irish actress, voice artist and singer (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 28 Faith Brown, British actress and impressionist
  • May 29 Helmut Berger, actor (Ash Wednesday, Damned, Picture of Dorian Gray)
  • May 29 Quentin Davies, MP (C)
  • May 30 Lenny Davidson, rocker (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • Jun 1 Robert Powell, English actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets), born in Salford, England
  • Jun 2 Garo Yepremian, American NFL place kicker (Miami Dolphins), born in Larnaca, Cyprus (d. 2015)
  • Jun 2 Marvin Hamlisch, American composer/pianist (Sting, Chorus Line), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 2 Poul Jensen, Danish sailor (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Jun 2 Antone Tavares, American R&B musician (Tavares)
  • Jun 3 Edith McGuire, US 200m sprinter (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jun 3 Michael Clarke, American rock drummer (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in NYC, New York