Famous People Born in 1947 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 935

  • May 24 Martin Winterkorn, German automotive executive
  • May 25 Karen Valentine, actress (Love American Style, Room 222), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • May 25 Mitch Margo, American rocker (The Tokens, The Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • May 26 Glenn Turner, cricketer (masterful NZ opening batsman)
  • May 26 Piers Gray, critic/writer
  • May 26 Sherry Bain, California, actress (Pipe Dreams)
  • May 27 Liana Alexandra, composer
  • May 27 Peter DeFazio, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • May 27 Robert Reinacher Jr, horse trainer
  • May 27 Branko Oblak, Slovenian footballer
  • May 28 Patti Reynolds, playmate (Sept, 1965), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 28 Sondra Locke, Shelbyville Tenn, actress (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)
  • May 28 Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Egyptologist
  • May 28 Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist
  • May 28 Leland Sklar, musician and bass guitarist, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 29 Mark Nelson, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 29 Anthony Geary, actor (Luke/Bill-General Hospital), born in Coalville Utah
  • May 29 Gene Robinson, American ecclesiastic
  • May 30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian LPGA golfer, born in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • May 31 William H Campbell Jr, rocker
  • May 31 Junior [William] Campbell, Scottish singer and guitarist (Marmalade), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jun 1 Jonathan Pryce, Holywell Flintshire, Welsh actor (Brazil, Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Jun 1 Ron Wood, rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)
  • Jun 1 Ron Dennis, CBE, F1 team principal (McLaren)
  • Jun 2 Jan Ferraris, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 2 Mark Elder, British opera and symphony conductor
  • Jun 3 Timothy David, diplomat
  • Jun 3 Mickey Finn, British guitarist and percussionist (T. Rex) (d. 2003)
  • Jun 3 Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (d. 1986)
  • Jun 3 John Dykstra, American special effects supervisor
  • Jun 4 Viktor Klima, Chancellor of Austria
  • Jun 5 David Hare, playwright (Strapless, Plenty, Wetherby, Fatale)
  • Jun 5 Eric Molobi, South Africa, activist (ANC)
  • Jun 5 Tom Evans, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 5 Laurie Anderson, American avant-garde artist and musician (known for O Superman), born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • Jun 6 Marion Coakes, England, equestrian show jumper (Olympic silver 1968)
  • Jun 6 Terry Williams, rocker (First Edition)
  • Jun 6 Robert Englund, American actor (Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 6 David Blunkett, English politician
  • Jun 6 Ada Kok, Dutch swimmer
  • Jun 7 Thurman Munson, baseball catcher/captain (NY Yankees)
  • Jun 8 Joan La Barbara, composer
  • Jun 8 Julie Driscoll, rocker/actress (33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee)
  • Jun 8 Mick Box, rock guitarist (Uriah Heep)
  • Jun 8 Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Jun 8 Annie Haslam, English singer-songwriter (Renaissance) and painter, born in Bolton
  • Jun 9 John Gurda, American historian
  • Jun 10 Ken Singleton, baseball player (Orioles), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Jun 11 Glenn Leonard, R&B singer (Temptations)
  • Jun 11 Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration
  • Jun 11 Laloo Prasad Yadav, Indian politician

  • Jun 12 Ronald J Freeman II, Elizabeth NJ, 4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jun 13 Daniel P A "Danie" Schutte, South African underminister of Justice
  • Jun 13 Jerrold Nadler, (Rep-D-NY)
  • Jun 13 Peter Holm, boyfriend of Joan Collins
  • Jun 14 Barry Melton, American guitarist (Country Joe and the Fish)
  • Jun 15 Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)
  • Jun 15 Paul Patterson, composer
  • Jun 16 -minu [Hans-Peter Hammel], Swiss columnist and writer
  • Jun 17 Christopher Allport, American actor (d. 2008)
  • Jun 17 George S. Clinton, American composer and musician
  • Jun 17 Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (Mike + The Mechanics), born in Manchester (d. 2000)
  • Jun 18 Bernard Giraudeau, La Rochelle France, actor (L'Annee des Meduses)
  • Jun 18 Douglas Young, composer
  • Jun 18 Linda Thorson, actress (Tara-Avengers, Julia-1 Life to Live), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 19 James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)
  • Jun 19 Salman Rushdie, British-Indian novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jun 19 Paula Koivuniemi, Finnish singer
  • Jun 20 Candace "Candy" Clark, American actress (Man Who Fell to Earth, Q, American Graffiti), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • Jun 20 David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)
  • Jun 20 John Forbes, horse trainer
  • Jun 20 Dolores Brooks, American singer (the Crystals)
  • Jun 20 Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
  • Jun 20 Ivo Milazzo, Italian comic book artist
  • Jun 21 Dana Rohrabacher, (Rep-R-California)
  • Jun 21 Lex van Delden, Dutch actor (Soldier of Orange)
  • Jun 21 Meredith Baxter-Birney, American actress (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie), born in South Pasadena, California
  • Jun 21 Michael Gross, American actor (Family Ties, FBI murders), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 21 Joseph "Joey" Molland, British rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 21 Shirin Ebadi, Iranian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
  • Jun 22 David L Lander, American actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 22 Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)
  • Jun 22 Octavia E[stelle] Butler, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)

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Jun 22 "Pistol" Pete Maravich, American NBA star (Atlanta Hawks), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich
  • Jun 22 Jerry Rawlings, former President of Ghana
  • Jun 22 Howard Kaylan, founding member of The Turtles
  • Jun 23 Bryan Brown, actor (F/X, Gorillas in the Mist, Kim, Tai-Pan), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 24 Walter Willison, Monterrey Park California, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)

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Jun 24 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • Jun 24 Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
  • Jun 24 Peter Weller, Stevens Point WI, actor (Robocop, Of Unknown Origin)
  • Jun 24 Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef (Two Fat Ladies), born in London (d. 2014)
  • Jun 25 Jimmie Walker, comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 27 Francisca "Cisca" Beaudoux, actress (2 Under a Cap)
  • Jun 28 Mark Helprin, US writer
  • Jun 28 Patrick Kincaid, who wrote the TODAY program; send him a card
  • Jun 28 Anny Duperey, French film and television actress
  • Jun 29 Jeff Moss, cricketer (one Test Australia v Pakistan 1979)

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Jun 29 Richard Lewis, American comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

Comedian Richard Lewis
Comedian
Richard Lewis
  • Jun 29 Michael Carter, Scottish actor, born in Dumfries, Scotland
  • Jun 30 Jasper van 't Hof, Dutch jazz pianist (Live in Montreux)
  • Jun 30 Yuri Petrovich Sheffer, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jul 1 Marc Benno, American musician (Rock 'n' Roll Me Again), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Japanese racing driver
  • Jul 2 Ervin Hall, 100m hurdler (Olympic silver 1968), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jul 2 Larry David, actor/comedian/writer (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian/Writer Larry David
Comedian/Writer
Larry David
  • Jul 2 Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin, daughter of President LBJ
  • Jul 3 Betty Buckley, Big Springs Tx, actress (Abby-8 is Enough, 1776, Cats)
  • Jul 3 Dave Barry, American humorist and author
  • Jul 4 Morganna Roberts, (Baseball's kissing bandit), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 6 Richard Beckinsale, Nottingham England, actor (Porridge, Doing Time)
  • Jul 6 Lance Clemons, baseball player
  • Jul 7 Rob Townsend, rock drummer (Family Leicester)
  • Jul 7 Felix Standaert, Belgian diplomat
  • Jul 7 Howard Rheingold, American author
  • Jul 7 Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal
  • Jul 8 Luis Fernando Figari, Peruvian founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae
  • Jul 8 Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jul 9 Mitch Mitchell, drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
  • Jul 9 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire)

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Jul 9 O.J. Simpson [Orenthal James], NFL running back (Buf Bills), born in San Francisco, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Jul 9 Haruomi Hosono, Japanese musician
  • Jul 10 Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 10 John Trevor Key, photographer
  • Jul 11 Jeff Hanna, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 11 Bo Lundgren, Swedish politician
  • Jul 12 Pollamani Krishnamurthy, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour)
  • Jul 12 Richard C. McCarty, American professor of psychology
  • Jul 14 Nick Benedict, actor (Pistol-Birth of a Legend), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14 Steve Stone, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 14 Claudia Kennedy, U.S. Army officer
  • Jul 16 Roelof P Meyer, South African under minister of Law & Order etc
  • Jul 16 Tom Boggs, rock drummer (Box Tops)
  • Jul 16 Alexis Herman, 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Jul 16 Assata Shakur, American activist

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Jul 17 Camilla Parker Bowles (Duchess of Cornwall), wife of Prince Charles, born in London, England

Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles
Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla Parker Bowles
  • Jul 17 Wolfgang Flür, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • Jul 18 Ayn Rumen, American actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 18 Kurt Mann, Roslyn NY, actor (Bad Penny)
  • Jul 18 Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician
  • Jul 19 Bernie Leadon, guitarist/vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 19 Brian May, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions), born in London, England
  • Jul 19 Mike Dutfield, documentary prodcuer
  • Jul 19 Hans-Jürgen Kreische, East German footballer

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Jul 20 Carlos Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Santana-Black Magic Woman), born in Autlán de Navarro

Musician Carlos Santana
Musician
Carlos Santana
  • Jul 20 Gerd Binnig, Frankfurt, physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986)
  • Jul 20 James Harris, Monroe La, NFL quarterback (Buffalo, LA, San Diego)
  • Jul 21 Chetan Chauhan, Indian cricket opener (Gavaskar's partner for a while)
  • Jul 21 John J Duncan Jr, (Rep-R-Tennessee)
  • Jul 21 Wendell Burton, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 22 Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 22 Curt Weldon, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)
  • Jul 22 Don Henley, Linden Tx, rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles-Desparado)
  • Jul 22 Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
  • Jul 23 David Essex, [Cook], rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day), born in London, England
  • Jul 23 Spencer Christian, weatherman (Good Morning America)
  • Jul 23 Torsten Palm, Swedish racing driver
  • Jul 24 Geoffrey McQueen, TV Writer
  • Jul 24 M Jacques Fouroux, rugby player
  • Jul 24 Michael Coveney, drama critic
  • Jul 24 Neil McIntosh, CEO (VSO, Center for British Teaching)
  • Jul 24 Peter Serkin, American pianist (Tashi), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 24 Robert Hays, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jul 24 Zaheer Abbas, cricketer (probably Pakistan's finest batsman ever)
  • Jul 26 Pauline Clare, Chief Constable (Lancashire)
  • Jul 26 Al Anderson, American songwriter and guitarist (NRBQ), born in Windsor, Connecticut
  • Jul 27 Betty Thomas, actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 27 Wayne Dowdy, (Rep-D-MS, 1981- )
  • Jul 28 Alexei Sergeyevich Borodai, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Jul 28 Barbara Ann Ferrell Edmondson, Miss, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jul 28 Elena Novikova-Belova, USSR, foils (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jul 28 Miguelina Cobian, Cuban 4x100m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Santiago de Cuba
  • Jul 28 Sally Struther, actress (Gloria-All in the Family), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 29 Janet LePera, LPGA golfer
  • Jul 29 Dick Harmon, American golf instructor (d. 2006)

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Jul 30 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American body builder, actor (Terminator) and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Jul 30 Margo Sappington, Baytown TX, actress (Oh Calcutta)
  • Jul 30 William Atherton, Ct, actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44)
  • Jul 30 Jonathan Mann, AIDS activist (d. 1998)
  • Jul 31 Dennis Greenslade, rocker
  • Jul 31 Karl Green, English rock bassist (Herman's Hermits), born in Salford, England
  • Aug 1 Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)
  • Aug 1 Ricky Coonce, rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 1 Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
  • Aug 1 Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman
  • Aug 2 Massiel, Spanish singer

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Aug 4 Ken Dryden, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens, 6 Stanley Cups), born in Hamilton, Ontario

NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician Ken Dryden
NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician
Ken Dryden
  • Aug 4 Paul Leyton, English musician and rocker (Seekers), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Aug 4 Klaus Schulze, German composer
  • Aug 5 Rick Zehringer, American musician (McCoys), born in Fort Recovery, Ohio
  • Aug 5 Greg Leskiw, Canadian rocker (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Aug 5 Rick Derringer [Ricky Dead Zehringer], American guitarist, songwriter and producer (The McCoys), born in Fort Recovery, Ohio
  • Aug 5 Bernie Carbo, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Sally Eaton, Ill, Broadway actress (Jeanie-Hair)
  • Aug 6 Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)
  • Aug 7 Ann Beattie, American novelist and short story writer (Chilly Scenes of Winter), born in Washington D.C.
  • Aug 7 Mosibudi Mangena, South African black leader (On Your Own)
  • Aug 8 Jose Cruz, leftfielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros)
  • Aug 8 Larry Wilcox, SD California, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs)
  • Aug 9 Barbara Mason, US singer (Yes, I'm Ready)