On This Day

Famous People Born in 1945 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 800 of 864

  • Sep 12 Maria Aitken, Irish-English actress (Fish Called Wanda), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 12 Vern Lindblad, Turkologist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 12 David Garrick [Philip Darryl Core], British singer ("Dear Mrs Applebee"), born in Liverpool, Merseyside (d. 2013)
  • Sep 12 Richard Thaler, American economist (nudge theory, Nobel Prize 2017), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Sep 13 Alain Louvier, French classical composer, born in Paris
  • Sep 13 Noël Godin, Belgian writer and humorist, born in Liège, Belgium
  • Sep 13 Andres Küng, Swedish-Estonian politician and journalist, born in Ockelbo, Gävleborg County, Sweden (d. 2002)
  • Sep 13 Rick Wise, American MLB pitcher, 1964-82, 2X All-Star (Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, and 3 other teams), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Sep 14 Martin Tyler, British sports broadcaster, born in Chester, England
  • Sep 15 Jessye Norman, American opera singer (Carmen), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • Sep 15 Carmen Maura, Spanish actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 15 Ron Shelton, American film director (Bull Durham), born in Whittier, California

Person of interestPhil Jackson

Sep 17 Phil Jackson, American basketball player and coach (Knicks/Bulls/Lakers), born in Deer Lodge, Montana

NBA Coach Phil Jackson
NBA Coach
Phil Jackson
  • Sep 17 Bruce Spence, New Zealand-Australian actor (Mad Max 2), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sep 18 Ottorino Sartor, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (27 caps; Defensor Arica, CNI), born in Chancay, Peru (d. 2021)
  • Sep 19 David Bromberg, American bluegrass-folk-rock-jazz singer, songwriter, and musician (Demon in Disguise; "The Holdup"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 19 Jane Blalock, American golfer (27 LPGA Tour wins), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Sep 19 Randolph Mantooth, American actor (Emergency, Loving), born in Sacramento, California
  • Sep 20 Laurie Spiegel, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 20 Hillard "Sweet Pea" Atkinson, American R&B singer (Was (Not Was)), born in ‎Oberlin, Ohio (d. 2020) [1]
  • Sep 20 Torkild Brakstad, Norwegian soccer defender (3 caps; Molde) and coach (Molde, Tromsø, Rosenborg), born in Molde, Norway (d. 2021)
  • Sep 21 Bjarni V Tryggvason, Reykjavik Iceland, astronaut (STS 85)
  • Sep 21 Ombrettqa Colli, Italian entertainer
  • Sep 21 Richard Childress, NASCAR team owner
  • Sep 21 Shaw Clifton, the 18th General of The Salvation Army
  • Sep 21 J. Peter Robinson, British session pianist, arranger (Phil Collins; Brand-X; Anni-Frid Lyngstad), and composer of scores for film (The World's Fastest Indian; The Bank Job) and television (Charmed), born in Fulton, England
  • Sep 22 Ilija Petković, Serbian soccer midfielder (43 caps, Yugoslavia; Troyes, OFK Beograd) and manager (Serbia & Montenegro), born in Knin, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • Sep 22 Paul LeMat, American actor (American Graffiti, Melvin and Howard), born in Rahway, New Jersey
  • Sep 23 Paul Petersen, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 23 Igor Ivanov, Russian politician
  • Sep 23 Ray Batten, English rugby league back-rower (Great Britain 3, England 3 Tests; Leeds 434 games) and coach (Wakefield Trinity), born in York, England (d. 2020)
  • Sep 24 Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 24 David Drake, American sci-fi author, veteran and lawyer (Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot), born in the United States
  • Sep 24 Lou Dobbs, American journalist (Lou Dobbs Tonight), born in Childress County, Texas
  • Sep 24 John Milford Rutter, English composer, conductor, and arranger, mainly of choral music (Mass OfThe Children), born in London.
  • Sep 25 Kathleen Brown, American Democratic politician (29th Treasurer of California), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 25 Onnie McIntyre, Scottish guitarist (Average White Band - "Pick Up The Pieces"), born in Lennoxtown, Scotland
  • Sep 25 Reynold Henry Weidenaar, American video artist and composer, born in East Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Sep 26 Bryan Ferry, English rocker (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together), born in Washington, County Durham, England
  • Sep 26 Louise Beaudoin, French Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Sep 26 Gal Costa, Brazilian singer, born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • Sep 27 Misha Dichter, pianist (Tchaikowsy 2nd prize-1966), born in Shanghai, China
  • Sep 27 Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
  • Sep 27 Kay Ryan, American poet (Hide and Seek), born in San Jose, California
  • Sep 28 Conny Van Dyke, Nassawadox Va, actress (Framed, Hell's Angels '69)
  • Sep 28 Marielle Goitschel, French alpine skier (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Sainte-Maxime, France
  • Sep 29 Kyriacos Sfetsas, composer
  • Sep 29 Nadezhda Chizova, USSR, shot putter (Olympic gold/silv/bronze-68/72/76)
  • Sep 29 Sarah Tyacke, Keeper of British Public Records
  • Sep 29 Tatiana Tauer, harpist
  • Sep 30 Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel
  • Sep 30 Bob Lassiter, American radio personality
  • Oct 1 Donny Hathaway, American singer-songwriter (Where Is The Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)

Person of interestRod Carew

Oct 1 Rod Carew, Panamanian Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (18-time MLB All Star; AL MVP 1977 Minnesota Twins), born in Gatún, Panama Canal Zone

Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder Rod Carew
Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder
Rod Carew
  • Oct 1 Spider Sabich, American skier (d. 1976)
  • Oct 1 Ram Nath Kovind, Indian politician, 14th President of India (2017-), born in Paraukh, British India
  • Oct 2 Don McLean, American singer and songwriter (American Pie; Vincent), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Oct 2 Frank Tejeda, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Oct 3 Kay Baxter, American bodybuilder (NPC Gold's Classic 1981), born in Monroe County, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • Oct 3 Viktor Saneyev, Soviet triple jumper (Olympics 3 gold 1968, 72, 76), born in Sukhumi, Georgia
  • Oct 3 Antonio Martinez, Spanish rock guitarist (Los Bravos - "Black Is Black", born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1990)
  • Oct 4 Clifton Davis, American actor (That's My Mama; Amen) and singer-songwriter ("Never Can Say Goodbye"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 5 Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 5 Geoff Leigh, British saxophonist and flute player (Henry Cow), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 6 Domonic Barber, American celebrity attorney (Howard Stern, Jessica Hahn, Joe Buttafucco)
  • Oct 7 Kevin Godley, English rock drummer, vocalist, and producer (10cc - "I'm Not On Love"), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 8 Ray Royer, English rock guitarist (Procol Harum - "A Whiter Shade Of Pale"), born in The Pinewoods, Essex
  • Oct 8 Vanburn Holder, West Indian cricket fast bowler (40 Tests, 109 wickets; 12 ODIs), born in Deans Village, Saint Michael, Barbados
  • Oct 8 Joseph Rescigno, American opera conductor (Florentine Opera Company of Milwaukee, 1981-2019), born in Flushing, New York
  • Oct 9 Naftali Bon, Kenyan 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Kapsabet, Rift Valley Province, Kenya
  • Oct 9 Taiguara [Chalar da Silva], Brazilian singer and songwriter, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1996)
  • Oct 10 Alan Cartwright, English rock bass player (Procol Harum, 1972-77), born in London
  • Oct 12 Aurore Clément, French actress (Paris, Texas), born in Soissons, Aisne
  • Oct 12 Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Oct 13 Chako Higuchi, Japanese golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1977; first Asian-born player to win a major title), born in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan
  • Oct 13 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 13 Christophe [Daniel Bevilacqua], French singer (Aline), born in Juvisy-sur-Orge, Paris
  • Oct 13 Dési Bouterse, Surinamese politician (8th President of Suriname), born in Domburg, Surinam
  • Oct 14 Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake), born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Person of interestJim Palmer

Oct 15 Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), born in NYC, New York

Baseball Player Jim Palmer
Baseball Player
Jim Palmer
  • Oct 15 Steve Camacho, West Indian cricket batsman, author, administrator (11 Tests, CEO WI Cricket Board), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 2015)
  • Oct 16 Paul Monette, American writer and LBT activist, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Oct 16 Roger Hawkins, American session drummer (the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section - Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin), born in Mishawaka, Indiana (d. 2021)
  • Oct 16 Allan Zavod, Australian classical and jazz pianist and composer, born in Melbourne (d. 2016)
  • Oct 17 Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 18 Christopher Shays, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • Oct 18 Huell Howser, American TV host
  • Oct 18 Yıldo, Turkish famous showman and football player
  • Oct 19 Jeannie C. Riley, American country singer (Harper Valley P.T.A.; Hee Haw), born in Stamford, Texas
  • Oct 19 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist
  • Oct 19 Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1988)
  • Oct 19 John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • Oct 19 Keith Reid, British lyricist and poet (Procol Harum - "A Whiter Shade of Pale" ), born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
  • Oct 19 Patricia Ireland, feminist/president (National Organization of Women)
  • Oct 20 Vladimir Kozlov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow (d. 2012)
  • Oct 20 Ric Lee, rock drummer (Ten Years After-Cannock, Staffs)
  • Oct 20 Thomas Pasatieri, composer
  • Oct 20 Hector the Bulldog, Warner Bros. cartoon character (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Peck Up Your Troubles"
  • Oct 21 Everett McGill, actor (Jezebel's Kiss, Silver Bullet), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 21 Kathy Young, rocker (Thousand Stars in the Sky)
  • Oct 21 Nikita Mikhalkov, director (Dark Eyes, Slave of Love)
  • Oct 22 Leslie West [Weinstein], American rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020) [1] [2]
  • Oct 22 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host
  • Oct 23 Kim Larsen, Danish rock singer (In the Middle of the Night), born in Copenhagen (d. 2018)
  • Oct 24 Anthony Christian, English artist
  • Oct 24 Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive, born in Ham-Nord, Quebec
  • Oct 25 David Schramm, American astrophysicist (pioneer in establishing particle astrophysics as a vibrant research field), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • Oct 26 Pat Conroy, American writer (The Great Santini, Prince of Tides), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • Oct 26 Jaclyn Smith, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 26 Demetris Th. Gotsis, Greek poet and author, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Oct 27 Carrie Snodgress, American actress (Diary of Mad Housewife), born in Barrington, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Oct 27 Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, 35th President of Brazil (2003-11), born in Caetés, Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Oct 27 John Kane, British actor and writer, born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
  • Oct 28 Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer (Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82)
  • Oct 28 Wayne Fontana [Glyn Geoffrey Ellis], British rocker (The Mindbenders - "The Game Of Love"), born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)
  • Oct 29 Melba Moore [Beatrice], American singer and actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 30 Pamelo Mounk'a, Congolese musician, born in Ouesso, Brazzaville (d. 1996)
  • Oct 30 Glenn Poshard, American politician (Rep-D-Illinois), born in Herald, Illinois
  • Oct 30 Henry Winkler, American actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 31 Rik Kenton, British musician (Roxy Music, Woody Kern), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Oct 31 Brian Doyle-Murray, American comedian and actor (Groundhog Day), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 31 (Russell Glyn) "Russ" Ballard, British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (Argent - "Liar"; "You Can Do Magic"), born in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
  • Oct 31 John "Moon" Martin, American rockabilly singer-songwriter and guitarist (Bad Case Of Loving You), born in Altus, Oklahoma (d. 2020) [1] [2]
  • Nov 1 Rick Grech, British rock musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1990)
  • Nov 1 Willie Ellison, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 1971; LA Rams, KC Chiefs), born in Lockhart, Texas (d. 2019)
  • Nov 2 (John David) J.D. Souther, American singer and songwriter ("Heartache Tonight"; "New Kid In Town"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 2 Larry Little, American Pro Football Hall of Fame guard (5-time Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 1972-73; Miami Dolphins), born in Groveland, Georgia
  • Nov 3 Ken Holtzman, American baseball pitcher (2 x no hitters; MLB All Star 1972-73; World Series 1972-74), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Person of interestGerd Müller

Nov 3 Gerd Müller ["Der Bomber"], German soccer striker (62 caps; FIFA World Cup 1974; Bayern Munich 453 games, 398 goals), born in Nördlingen, Germany (d. 2021)

Footballer and Striker Gerd Müller
Footballer and Striker
Gerd Müller
  • Nov 3 Nick Simper, English bass guitarist (Deep Purple, Warhorse), born in Norwood Green, England
  • Nov 3 Robert "Bobby" LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional backup drummer (The Doobie Brothers), born in New York (d. 1992)
  • Nov 5 Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 5 Aleka Papariga, Greek politician (General Secretary of Communist Party of Greece 1991-2013), born in Athens, Greece
  • Nov 6 Robert J. Mrazek, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1983-93), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Nov 8 Arnold Rosner, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Nov 8 David Jessel, British TV reporter, born in Abingdon, Berkshire, England
  • Nov 8 Judith Lang Zaimont, American pianist and composer, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 8 Tony Mann, Australian cricket leggie (1977 century as nightwatchman v India), born in Middle Swan, Western Australia
  • Nov 8 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), born in Glendale, California (d. 1996)
  • Nov 9 Charlie Robinson, American actor (Night Court, 1984-92 - "Mac"; Hart of Dixie), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Nov 10 Donna Fargo, American country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina
  • Nov 11 Chris Dreja, British rock guitartist and bass player (Yardbirds), born in Surbiton, Surrey, England

Person of interestDaniel Ortega

Nov 11 Daniel Ortega, Nicaraguan politician (President of Nicaragua, 1985-90, 2007-), born in La Libertad, Nicaragua

President of Nicaragua and Revolutionary Leader Daniel Ortega
President of Nicaragua and Revolutionary Leader
Daniel Ortega
  • Nov 11 Niaz Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket), born in Varanasi, British India (d. 2000)
  • Nov 11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 11 Bryan 'Pop' Robson, English soccer forward (Newcastle, West Ham), born in Sunderland, County Durham
  • Nov 12 Michael Bishop, American sci-fi author (Nebula, Stolen Faces)

Person of interestNeil Young

Nov 12 Neil Young, Canadian singer-songwriter (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; "The Needle And The Damage Done"; "Harvest Moon"), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young
  • Nov 12 Valerie Leon, actress (Blood from Mummy's Tomb), born in London, England
  • Nov 12 Tracy Kidder, American journalist and author
  • Nov 13 John B. Craig, American diplomat, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 13 Masahiro Hasemi, Japanese racing driver, born in Ome, Tokyo
  • Nov 14 Paul Hirsch, American film editor
  • Nov 14 Stella Obasanjo, Nigerian First Lady (d. 2005)
  • Nov 15 Bob Gunton, American actor
  • Nov 15 Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norwegian-born Swedish singer-songwriter (ABBA), born in Bjørkåsen, Norway
  • Nov 16 Martine van Hamel, Dutch ballerina (NYC Ballet Co), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Nov 16 Steve Railsback, American actor (The Stunt Man, Escape 2000), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 16 Mabon "Teenie" Hodges, American rhythm and blues guitarist, and songwriter ("Take Me To The River"; "Love And Happiness"), born in Germantown, Tennessee (d. 2014)

Person of interestElvin Hayes

Nov 17 Elvin Hayes, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA All-Star 1969–1980; NBA scoring champion 1969), born in Rayville, Louisiana

NBA Forward Elvin Hayes
NBA Forward
Elvin Hayes
  • Nov 17 Jeremy Hanley, British Lower house member
  • Nov 17 Roland Joffe, director (City of Joy, Mission, Killing Fields)
  • Nov 18 Glen Walken, American actor (Leave it to Larry), born in Queens, New York City
  • Nov 18 Wilma Mankiller, Native American activist, 1st woman chief of the Cherokee Nation, born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • Nov 19 Peter Cropper, British violinist (Lindsay Quartet, 1965-2005), born in Southport, Lancashire, England (d. 2015)
  • Nov 20 Danny McBride, American musician (Sha Na Na), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (2009)
  • Nov 20 Rachid Mimouni, Algerian author, born in Boudouaou, Algeria (d. 1995)
  • Nov 20 Nanette Workman, American-Canadian singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 21 Goldie Hawn, American actress (The First Wives Club, Private Benjamin), born in Washington, District of Columbia
  • Nov 23 Assaf Dayan, Israel, actor (Operation Thunderbolt)
  • Nov 23 Steve Landesberg, comedian and actor (Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 23 Dennis Nilsen, Scottish serial killer
  • Nov 23 Jerry Harris, American sculptor
  • Nov 24 Lee Michaels, rocker (Do You Know What I Mean), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 25 Bev Bevan, English drummer (Electric Light Orchestra), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 25 George Webster, American football player (d. 2007)
  • Nov 25 Patrick Nagel, American artist (d. 1984)
  • Nov 26 Daniel Davis, American actor (Niles-Nanny), born in Gurdon, Arkansas
  • Nov 26 John McVie, British rock bassist (John Mayall's Blues Breakers; Fleetwood Mac - Rumours, Tusk), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England
  • Nov 26 Tandy Cronyn, American actress (Twisted, Guardian, Age Old Friends), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 26 Björn von Sydow, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 26 Ethan Russell, American photographer and author (photographed covers for the Beatles, Rolling Stones and The Who), born in Mt. Kisco, New York
  • Nov 27 Barbara Anderson, American actress (Eve-Ironside, Mission Impossible), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 27 Randy Brecker, American jazz and fusion trumpeter (Brecker Brothers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 27 Alain de Cadenet, English TV presenter (SPEED Channel), born in London
  • Nov 27 James Avery, American actor (Fresh Prince of Bell Air), (d. 2013), born in Pughsville, Virginia
  • Nov 28 Georg Volkert, German soccer striker (12 caps, FRG; 1. FC Nürnberg, Hamburger SV, VfB Stuttgart), born in Ansbach, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Nov 29 Roger Bambuck, Guadeloupe, French 4X100 runner (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Nov 30 Michael Joyce, Irish stage manager and theatre director, born in Galway, Ireland (d. 1994)
  • Nov 30 Radu Lupu, Galati Romania, pianist (Enesco 1st prize-1967)
  • Nov 30 Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Episode Six; Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"; Rainbow), born near Brecon, Wales
  • Dec 1 John Densmore, American drummer (The Doors - "Light My Fire"; "L.A. Woman"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 1 Ross Edwards, Australian cricket batsman (20 Tests @ 40.37, top score 170no; 9 ODIs), born in Perth Western Australia

Person of interestBette Midler

Dec 1 Bette Midler, American singer (The Rose; Wind Beneath My Wings), and actress (Ruthless People; Beaches), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Actress and Singer Bette Midler
Actress and Singer
Bette Midler
  • Dec 2 Alan "Froggy" Thomson, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 12 wickets), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Dec 2 Penelope Spheeris, American film director (The Decline of Western Civilization), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 3 Laura Dean, American choreographer known for her collaborations with composer Steve Reich (Drumming), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Dec 4 Michael Gerzon, British mathematician and audio pioneer (Ambisonics), born in Birmingham (d. 1996)
  • Dec 4 Roberta Lynn Bondar, Canadian neurologist and astronaut (STS 42), born in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario
  • Dec 5 J W "Corkey" Fornof, American stunt coordinator (Octopussy), born in New Orleans, Louisiana