Famous People Born in 1947 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 954

  • Mar 11 Mark Stein, singer/organist/keyboardist (Vanilla Fudge)
  • Mar 12 Jill O'Hara, Warren Penn, Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!)

Person of interestMitt Romney

Mar 12 Mitt Romney, 70th Republican Governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate, born in Detroit, Michigan

Politician Mitt Romney
Politician
Mitt Romney
  • Mar 12 Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)
  • Mar 13 Lesley Collier, English ballet dancer, born in Orpington, England
  • Mar 13 Tomas Hinojosa, jockey
  • Mar 13 Beat Richner, Swiss physician (founder of children's hospitals in Cambodia) and cellist, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 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 18 Elliot Ray Scheiner, American Grammy winning music producer, mixer and engineer (History of the Eagles), born in the US
  • 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)

Person of interestJames Patterson

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

  • Mar 23 Terry Alexander, African-American actor (Day of the Dead, One Life to Live), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 23 Barbara Rhodes, Poughkeepsie NY, actress (Don't Just Stand There)

Person of interestAlan Sugar

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- )

Person of interestElton John

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, English artist and president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters), born in York
  • Mar 27 Dough Wilkerson, American football player, born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Mar 27 Tom Sullivan, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 27 Walt Mossberg, American journalist, the highest-paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal, born in Warwick, Rhode Island
  • Mar 28 Bruce Gilbert, English producer (China Syndrome, 9 to 5, On Golden Pond), born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • Mar 28 John Landecker, American disk jockey, born in Michigan
  • Mar 29 Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3, 8, 14, 20), born in Olginka, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
  • Mar 29 Bobby Kimball American rocker (Toto-Roseann), born in Orange, Texas
  • 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, American author and social critic, born in Endicott, New York
  • Apr 2 Emmylou Harris, American country singer (Together Again), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Apr 4 Salvatore Sciarrino, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy
  • Apr 4 Ray Fosse, American baseball player and broadcaster, born in Marion, Illinois
  • Apr 4 Wiranto, Indonesian army general (Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces), born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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 [Neville O'Riley Livingston], Jamaican vocalist and percussionist (The Wailers with Bob Marley), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Apr 11 Michael Hindley, British politician, Member of the European Parliament, born in Blackburn, England
  • Apr 11 Michael Wright, British academic, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University
  • Apr 11 Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 11 Uli Edel, German film director (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden, Germany
  • Apr 11 Meshach Taylor, American actor, born in Altadena, CA, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 11 Lev Bulat, Russian physicist, born in Chernovtsy, Ukraine
  • Apr 12 Dan Lauria, American actor (Jack Arnold-Wonder Years), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestDavid Letterman

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

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Apr 12 Tom Clancy, American author (Rainbow Six, The Hunt for Red October), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2013)
  • Apr 12 Antonin Kratochvil, Czech-American photojournalist (VII Photo Agency), born in Litoměřice, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 13 Mike Chapman, Australian songwriter and record producer (Chinn & Chapman), born in Nambour, Australia
  • 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 van Melzen], Dutch singer and wife of Hans Cleuver, born in The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Apr 15 Diane "DeDe" Lind, American glamour model and playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 15 Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, TV producer (Designing Women, Murphy Brown)
  • Apr 15 Stuart "Woolly" Wolstenholme, British keyboardist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), born in Chadderton, Lancashire (d. 2010)
  • Apr 15 Cristina Husmark Pehrsson, Swedish politician, born in Uddevalla, Sweden
  • Apr 15 George Marino, American Grammy Award-winning mastering engineer who worked with Guns N' Roses, Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, born in Bronx, New York (d. 2012)
  • Apr 16 Gerry Rafferty, Paisley Scotland, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)

Person of interestKareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

Person of interestJames Woods

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 19 Mark Volman, American rock and roll musician and songwriter (the Turtles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 20 David Leland, English actor and director (Nothing But Trouble), born in Cambridge, England
  • Apr 20 Björn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede), born in Vansbro, Dalarna, Sweden
  • Apr 20 Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author (The Best Little Boy in the World), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 20 Ken Scott, British record producer and engineer (The Beatles, Elton John, Pink Floyd), born in London, England
  • Apr 21 Alan Warner, rocker (Foundations)

Person of interestIggy Pop

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 23 Alan Broadbent, New Zealand jazz pianist (Developing Story), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Apr 24 Ann Kelly, American singer (Hues Corporation Rock the boat), born in Fairfield, Alabama
  • Apr 24 Josep Borrell, 22nd President of the European Parliament (2004-07), born in La Pobla de Segur, Lérida, Spain
  • Apr 24 Roger D. Kornberg, American biochemist (Nobel 2006), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 25 Bill Fontana, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 25 Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Apr 25 Johan Cruyff, Dutch soccer player and 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, American singer (I Can't Stand the Rain), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 27 Herbie Murrell, American soul singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything), born in Lane, South Carolina
  • Apr 27 Pete Ham, Welsh rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Apr 27 George Kenneth Butterfield, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina, born in Wilson, North Carolina
  • 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 Jerry Heard, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Visalia, California
  • 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, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from California (1981-93), born in San Diego, California
  • May 3 Doug Henning, Canadian magician, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • 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-"Thunder Island," "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 "Cat" Yronwode, American writer and editor-in-chief (Eclipse Comics), born in San Francisco, California
  • 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 Robert "Rab" Noakes, Scottish singer-songwriter, born in St Andrews, Fife
  • 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 William "Bill" Champlin, American Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and producer (Chicago, Sons of Champlin), born in Oakland, California