Famous People Born in 1947 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 935

  • Mar 12 Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)
  • Mar 13 Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
  • Mar 13 Tomas Hinojosa, jockey
  • Mar 13 Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
  • Mar 14 Jan at Veldhuis, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Mar 14 Janis Schmitt, playmate (February, 1978), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 14 Jimmy O'Rourke, rocker
  • Mar 14 William Jefferson, (Rep-D-Louisiana)
  • Mar 14 Pam Ayres, British poet
  • Mar 15 David Colley, cricketer (NSW quickie, 3 Tests for Australia 1972)
  • Mar 15 Larisa Grigoriyevna Pozharskaya, Russian cosmonaut
  • Mar 15 Ry[land] Cooder, LA, blues guitarist (Crossroads)
  • Mar 15 Stomu Yamash'ta, composer
  • Mar 15 Tomas Pettersson, Swedish cyclist (Olympic silver 1968)
  • Mar 15 Juraj Kukura, Slovak actor
  • Mar 16 Ramzan Paskayev, Chechen accordionist
  • Mar 17 Ian Gomm, rock guitarist
  • Mar 17 James Morrow, American author
  • Mar 17 Jan Andersson, Swedish politician
  • Mar 17 Yury Chernavsky, Russian-born Composer and Producer
  • Mar 18 Barry Wilson, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
  • Mar 18 David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)
  • Mar 18 Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)
  • Mar 18 Patrick Chesnais, French actor
  • Mar 18 Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
  • Mar 18 Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
  • Mar 18 Heather Ryan, American model and former Playmate of the Month
  • Mar 19 Earlie Fires, jockey (Hialeah Park)
  • Mar 19 Glenn Close, American actress (The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Mar 19 John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Mar 19 Vince Martino, WLAF offensive asst (Barcelona Dragons), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Mar 19 Marinho Peres, Brazilian football player
  • Mar 20 Carl Palmer, drummer (Asia-Heat of the Moment, Emerson Lake & Palmer)
  • Mar 20 John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist
  • Mar 21 Franco Mussida, Italian progessive rock musician (Premiata Forneria Marconi), born in Milan
  • Mar 22 Harry Vanda, [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)
  • Mar 22 Patrick Olive, percussionist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • Mar 22 Priscilla Yates, director (Royal Academy of Dancing)

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Mar 22 James Patterson, American author (Alex Cross, Witch and Wizard), born in Newburgh, New York

  • Mar 23 Barbara Rhodes, Poughkeepsie NY, actress (Don't Just Stand There)

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Mar 24 Alan Sugar, English multi-millionaire/computer manufacturer (Amstrad), born in Hackney, London

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar
  • Mar 24 Mike Kellie, rock drummer (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
  • Mar 24 Paul McCandless, rocker (Torches on the Lake)
  • Mar 24 Pieter W Coetzer, South African journalist/MP (NP)
  • Mar 24 Christine Gregoire, American politician, current governor of Washington
  • Mar 24 Meiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress
  • Mar 25 Claudine Schneider, (Rep-R-RI, 1981- )

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Mar 25 Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer (Rocketman), born in Pinner, Middlesex

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • Mar 26 Carmen Krolis, Suriname/Neth singer
  • Mar 26 Dar Robinson, American stuntman (d. 1986)
  • Mar 27 Daphne Todd, president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters)

  • Mar 27 Dough Wilkerson, football
  • Mar 27 Tom Sullivan, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 27 Walt Mossberg, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal
  • Mar 28 Bruce Gilbert, producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond)
  • Mar 28 John Landecker, American disk jockey
  • Mar 29 Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3, 8, 14, 20)
  • Mar 29 Bobby Kimball, [Robert Toteaux], Vinton LA, rocker (Toto-Roseann)
  • Mar 29 Peter Hinchcliffe, co-founder (Iceland Frozen Foods)
  • Mar 30 Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist, tour guide, journalist, academic teacher, engineer
  • Mar 31 Al Goodman, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown)
  • Mar 31 Caesar Gaviria Trujillo, president (Colombia, 1990-94)
  • Mar 31 Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 1 Alain Connes, French mathematician
  • Apr 1 Robin Scott, English singer (M), born in London
  • Apr 1 Norm Van Lier, American basketball player
  • Apr 2 Camille Paglia, author and social critic, born in Endicott, New York
  • Apr 2 Emmylou Harris, country singer (Together Again), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Apr 4 Salvatore Sciarrino, composer
  • Apr 4 Ray Fosse, American baseball player and broadcaster
  • Apr 4 Wiranto, Indonesian general

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Apr 5 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Philippines (2001-2010), born in San Juan

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
  • Apr 6 Jan-Kees Wiebenga, Dutch politician (VVD), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Apr 6 John Ratzenberger, American actor (Cliff Clavin in Cheers), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Apr 6 Tony Cooner, Essex, drummer (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • Apr 7 Patricia Bennett, US singer (He's So Fine)
  • Apr 7 Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
  • Apr 7 Florian Schneider, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • Apr 7 Charles 'skip' Pitts, soul and blues guitarist (Shaft), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • Apr 8 Cindy Pickett, American actress (Guiding Light, St Elsewhere), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • Apr 8 Hsiao-hsien Hou, dir (Cheerful Wind, City of Sadness, Puppetmaster)
  • Apr 8 Steve Howe, rock guitarist (Asia, Yes-Roundabout), born in London, England
  • Apr 8 Tom DeLay, Laredo, Texas, American politician (Rep-R-Texas, 1985-2006)
  • Apr 8 Robert Kiyosaki, American investor
  • Apr 8 Larry Norman, American musician and pioneer of Christian rock music (Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2008)
  • Apr 10 Bunny Wailer, vocalist/percussionist (The Wailers with Bob Marley), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Apr 11 Michael Hindley, British MEP
  • Apr 11 Michael Wright, Vice-Chancello, (Aston University)
  • Apr 11 Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 11 Uli Edel, Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden, German film director
  • Apr 11 Meshach Taylor, American actor, born in Altadena, CA, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 11 Lev Bulat, Russian physicist
  • Apr 12 Dan Lauria, actor (Jack Arnold-Wonder Years) (1947 approx)

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Apr 12 David Letterman, comedian (Late Night), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Apr 12 Tom Clancy, Baltmore Maryland, American author
  • Apr 12 Antonin Kratochvil photographer
  • Apr 13 Thanos Mikroutsikos, Greek composer & former minister
  • Apr 14 Bob Massie, cricketer (Aust swing bowler, 16 wkts on debut v Eng 1972)
  • Apr 15 Bojoura, [Raina GB van Melzen], Dutch singer/wife of Hans Cleuver
  • Apr 15 DeDe Lind, playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 15 Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, TV producer (Designing Women, Murphy Brown)
  • Apr 15 Michael DeBello, singer (Maniac)
  • Apr 15 Mike Chapman, Australian songwriter/producer (Chinn & Chapman)
  • Apr 15 Wooly Wolstenholme, keyboardist/vocalist (Barclay James Harvest)
  • Apr 15 Cristina Husmark Pehrsson, Swedish politician
  • Apr 16 Gerry Rafferty, Paisley Scotland, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)

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Apr 16 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 17 Linda Martin, Irish singer
  • Apr 17 Tsutomu Wakamatsu, Japanese baseball player
  • Apr 18 David Gee, director (Friends of the Earth)
  • Apr 18 Dorothy Lyman, (All my Children, Naomi-Mama's Family), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Apr 18 James Woods, American actor (Salvador, Against All Odds), born in Vernal, Utah

  • Apr 18 Lori Martin, actress (Velvet-National Velvet), born in Glendale, California
  • Apr 18 Kathy Acker, American author (d. 1997)
  • Apr 18 Herbert Mullin, American serial killer
  • Apr 19 Frits Castricum, Dutch journalist and politician (PvdA)
  • Apr 19 Murray Perahia, American pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 19 Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)
  • Apr 20 David Leland, actor and director (Nothing But Trouble), born in Cambridge, England
  • Apr 20 Björn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede)
  • Apr 20 Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author
  • Apr 21 Alan Warner, rocker (Foundations)

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Apr 21 Iggy Pop [James Osterberg], American rocker (Zombie Birdhouse), born in Muskegon, Michigan

Rocker Iggy Pop
Rocker
Iggy Pop
  • Apr 21 John Weider, bassist (Family-Family Entertainment)
  • Apr 22 Barry Guy, English composer and double bass player, born in London
  • Apr 23 Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Irish political activist [or 1940]
  • Apr 23 Saskia, [Trudy van den Berg], singer (S & Serge, Spinning Wheel)
  • Apr 23 Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick), born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 24 Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)
  • Apr 24 Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament
  • Apr 24 Roger D. Kornberg, American chemist, Nobel-prized
  • Apr 25 Bill Fontana, composer
  • Apr 25 Jeffrey DeMunn, actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Apr 25 Johan Cruyff, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona), born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • Apr 26 Donna Elizabeth De Varona, swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-64), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 26 Gervase Jackson-Stops, British architectural adviser to the National Trust (d. 1995)
  • Apr 26 Warren Clarke, English actor (Clockwork Orange), born in Oldham, Lancashire, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 27 Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
  • Apr 27 Herbie Murrell, US soul singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
  • Apr 27 Pete Ham, Welsh rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Apr 27 Peter Gena, American composer
  • Apr 27 George Kenneth Butterfield, American politician
  • Apr 28 Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 29 Jim Ryun, American 1500m runner/broke 4 minute mile (Olympic silver 1968)
  • Apr 29 John Laurence Miller, golfer (US Open 1973, British Open 1976), born in San Francisco, California
  • Apr 29 Tommy James, singer (cri-im-son & clo-o-ver o-o-ver & o-o-ver)
  • Apr 29 Olavo de Carvalho, Brazilian philosopher
  • Apr 30 Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)
  • Apr 30 Leslie Grantham, English actor
  • Apr 30 Mats Odell, Swedish politician
  • Apr 30 Tom Køhlert, Brondby IF coach
  • May 1 Carlos Ward, rocker (B T Express)
  • May 1 Ghulam Abbas, cricketer (scored 12 & 0 in only Test for Pakistan 1967)
  • May 1 Sergio Infante, Chilean poet and writer
  • May 1 Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), born in Mexico City (d. 2015)
  • May 2 Bill Lowery, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
  • May 3 Doug Henning, Ft Garry Manitoba, magician (Broadway play-Magic)
  • May 6 Andy Roberts, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman 1976), born in Te Aroha, New Zealand (d. 1989)
  • May 6 Ben Masters, American actor (Vic-Another World, Making Mr Right), born in Corvalis, Oregon
  • May 6 Dennis Cowan, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band), born in London, England
  • May 6 Sandra Fisher, American painter, born in New York City (d. 1994)
  • May 6 Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher, born in New York City
  • May 6 Alan Dale, New Zealand born actor (Neighbours), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • May 8 Felicity Lott, English soprano (We come to the river)
  • May 8 Phil Sawyer, rocker (Spencer Davis Group)
  • May 8 H. Robert Horvitz, Nobel laureate
  • May 9 Anthony Higgins, British actor (A Walk with Love and Death , Something for Everyone), born in East Northamptonshire, England
  • May 10 Jay Ferguson, American rocker (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), born in Burbank, California
  • May 10 Meg Foster, Conn, actress (Sunshine, Cagney & Lacey)
  • May 10 Paul Nicholas Young, architect
  • May 10 Caroline Cooney, American author
  • May 10 Thomas Tessier, American author
  • May 11 Butch Trucks, drummer (the Allman Brothers), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)
  • May 12 Michael Ignatieff, Canadian politician
  • May 12 Micheline Lanctôt, American film actor, director and screenwriter
  • May 12 catherine yronwode, American writer and editor
  • May 13 David Hughes, cricketer
  • May 13 Pete "Overend" Watts, English rock bassist (Mott The Hoople-All Young Dudes), born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • May 13 Stephen R Donaldson, American sci-fi author (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Lord Foul's Bane), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 13 Edgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
  • May 13 Toy Caldwell, rock musician (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • May 14 Al Ciner, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 14 Dick "Dirt" Tidrow, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • May 14 Karin Struck, German feminist writer, born in Groß Kiesow
  • May 14 Tamara Dobson, actress (Amazons, Cleopatra Jones), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 15 Graham Goble, Adelaide, Australia, rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • May 16 Barbara Lee, US singer (Chiffons, He's So Fine)
  • May 16 Bill Smitrovich, actor (Crime Story, Miami Vice)
  • May 17 John Traicos, cricketer (in Egypt South Africa 1970, Zimbabwe 1992-93)
  • May 18 Candice Azzara, actress (Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 18 John Bruton, Prime Minister (Republic of Ireland)
  • May 19 Jerry Hyman, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 21 Bill Champlin, rocker, born in Oakland, California
  • May 21 Dorothy Germain, LPGA golfer
  • May 21 Jonathan Hyde, Australian-born actor
  • May 23 Ann Hui, director (Boat People)
  • May 23 Bernard Comrie, English linguist
  • May 23 Jane Kenyon, American poet (d. 1995)
  • May 24 Luke Rittner, sect-gen (Arts Council)
  • May 24 Mike Reid, Altoona Penn, country singer (Walk on Faith)