Famous People Born in September 1948

  • Sep 1 James Rebhorn, PA, actor (White Collar, Homeland), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Sep 1 Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher
  • Sep 2 Christa McAuliffe, American teacher who died in Challenger space shuttle disaster, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • Sep 2 Linda "Tui" Tillery, American singer-songwriter (The Loading Zone), born in San Francisco
  • Sep 2 Terry Bradshaw, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)/announcer (CBS, FOX)
  • Sep 3 Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad - "We're An American Band"), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 3 Levy Mwanawasa, Zambian politician (3rd President of Zambia), born in Mufulira, Zambia (d. 2008)
  • Sep 3 Ronald W Harris, American boxer (Olympic gold lightweight 1968), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Sep 3 Tara Singh Varma, Dutch politcian (1st black woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber), born in Springlands, British Guiana
  • Sep 4 Samuel Hui, Hong Kong Canto-pop singer-songwriter, born in Xiguan, Guangzhou, Republic of China
  • Sep 5 Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • Sep 6 Claydes Charles Smith, American guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Sep 6 Jo Baker, American blues-rock vocalist (Elvin Bishop), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • Sep 7 Dennis "Machine Gun" Thompson, American rock drummer (MC5 -"Kick Out the Jams"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 7 Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 2nd President of the United Arab Emirates (2004-2022), born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (d. 2022)
  • Sep 7 Susan Blakely, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Sep 8 Great Kabuki [Akihisa Yone Yoshi Mera], Japanese wrestler (NWA/NJPW/WAR/SWS), born in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan
  • Sep 8 Lynn [Lorraine] Abbey, American sci-fi author (Black Flame), born in Peekskill, New York
  • Sep 10 Bob Lanier, American Basketball HOF center (8 x NBA All-Star; NBA All-Star Game MVP 1974; Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2022)
  • Sep 10 Charlie Waters, American football safety (Pro Bowl 1976–1978; Super Bowl 1971, 77; Dallas Cowboys), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 10 Judy Geeson, English actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk), born in Arundel, England
  • Sep 10 Margaret Trudeau, Canadian 1st lady, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Sep 10 Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born French film director, born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • Sep 10 Zhang Chengzhi, Chinese writer (History of the Soul), born in Beijing, China
  • Sep 11 John Martyn [Iain McGeachy], British folk-rock-blues singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("May You Never"), born in New Maldon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • Sep 12 Luis Lima, Argentinian operatic tenor, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • Sep 12 Max Walker, Australian cricket fast bowler (34 Tests, 138 wickets) and broadcaster (Nine Network), born in Hobart, Australia (d. 2016)
  • Sep 13 Clyde Kusatsu, American actor (Ali-Bring 'em Back Alive), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 13 Dimitri Nanopoulos, Greek physicist, born in Athens, Greece
  • Sep 13 Nell Carter, American actress (Gimme A Break; Lobo), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2003)
  • Sep 13 Sitiveni Rabuka, Fiji general and politician (1987 coup, Prime Minister of Fiji 1992-97, 2022-), born in Cakaudrove, Fiji
  • Sep 14 Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist (MC5 - "Kick Out the Jams"), born in West Virginia (d. 1994)
  • Sep 15 Amalie Malling, Danish concert pianist, and educator (Royal Danish Academy of Music, 1981-present), born in Lübeck, Germany
  • Sep 15 Suzyn Waldman, American Sportscaster (baseball- NY Yankee), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Sep 16 Julia Donaldson, English children's writer (The Gruffalo), born in London, England
  • Sep 16 Kenney Jones, English rock drummer and vocalist (Small Faces/The Faces, 1965-78; The Who, 1978-83), born in London, England
  • Sep 16 Ron Blair, American rock bassist (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, 1976-82 & 2002-17), born in San Diego, California

Rosemary CasalsRosemary Casals (74 years old)

Sep 16 American tennis player (12 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in San Francisco, California

  • Sep 17 John Ritter, American actor and comedian (Three's Company, It, 8 Simple Rules), born in Burbank, California (d. 2003)
  • Sep 17 Patricia Kluge, British-Iraqi ex-wife of Billionaire John Kluge, born in Baghdad. Iraq

Ken BrettKen Brett (1948-2003)

Sep 18 American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York

Jeremy IronsJeremy Irons (74 years old)

Sep 19 English actor (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King), born in Isle of Wight, England

  • Sep 19 Michael Cooper, sodomizer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 19 Mihai Timofti, director and actor (Lautarii), born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
  • Sep 19 Nadezhda Tkachenko, Ukrainian pentathlete (Olympic gold 1980), born in Kremenchuk, Ukraine
  • Sep 20 Chuck Panozzo, American rock bassist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 20 George R. R. Martin, American fantasy and sci-fi author (A Song of Ice and Fire), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Sep 20 John Panozzo, American rock drummer (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Sep 21 Artis Gilmore, ABA all star (Kentucky Colonels)
  • Sep 21 Henry Butler, American jazz and blues pianist, educator, and photographer (Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2018)
  • Sep 21 Michael Finneran, diver (1st perfect 10 on 10m platform)
  • Sep 22 Denis Burke, Australian politician, born in Townsville, Queensland
  • Sep 22 Mark Phillips, British equestrian (Olympic Gold 1972), ex of princess Anne, born in Tetbury, England
  • Sep 23 "Dangerous" Dan Toler, American rock guitarist (Dickey Betts; Allman Brothers), born in Connersville, Indiana (d. 2013)
  • Sep 23 Rob van Koningsbruggen, sculptor
  • Sep 23 Tomas Ulrich, American classical, jazz and rock cellist and composer (Diller-Quaile String Quartet), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sep 24 Bernadette Hingley, British priest, one of the 1st women to be ordained in England, born in Sowerby Bridge, England (d. 1995)
  • Sep 24 Gordon Clapp, American Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actor (NYPD Blue - "Greg Medavoy"; John Sayles films), born in North Conway, New Hampshire
  • Sep 24 Heinz Chur, German composer, born in Essen, Germany

Phil HartmanPhil Hartman (1948-1998)

Sep 24 Canadian-American actor (NewsRadio, 1995-98; The Simpsons, 1991-91; SNL, 1986-94: Peewee's Playhouse), and graphic artist, born in Brantford, Ontario

  • Sep 25 (Kathryn) "Kathi" McDonald, American blues and rock singer (Ike & Tina Turner Revue; Big Brother & The Holding Company), and songwriter, born in Anacortes, Washington (d. 2012)

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John (1948-2022)

Sep 26 British-Australian Grammy Award-winning pop singer ("Hopelessly Devoted to You"; "Physical"), and actress (Grease), born in Cambridge, England

  • Sep 26 Tiran Porter, American bass and guitar player, and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers, 1972-80 and 1987-92 - "Listen to The Music"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 26 Vladimír Remek, Czech politician and cosmonaut (Soyuz 28), born in České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
  • Sep 27 A Martinez, American actor (L.A. Law; Santa Barbara), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 27 John K. Reed, American coral biologist
  • Sep 27 Michael Houlihan, director (Horniman Museum & Gardens)
  • Sep 27 Michele Dotrice, English actor
  • Sep 27 Russ Kunkel, American session and touring drummer (Crosby, Stills & Nash; Jackson Browne; Carly Simon; Lyle Lovett; Tracy Chapman; Dan Fogelberg; Linda Ronstadt), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 27 Tom Braidwood, Canadian actor
  • Sep 28 Steven Gerber, American classical composer (Music in Dark Times), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2015)
  • Sep 29 Bryant Gumbel, American sportscaster/TV host (Today Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 29 John M. McHugh, American politician (Rep-R-NY 1993-2009) Secretary of the Army 2009-15, born in Watertown, New York
  • Sep 29 Mark Farner, American musician, songwriter and vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 29 Mike Pinera, American rock guitarist and singer (Blues Image - "Ride Captain Ride"; Iron Butterfly), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 29 Theo Jörgensmann, German jazz clarinetist, born in Bottrop, Germany
  • Sep 29 Viktor Krovopouskov, Russian sabres fencer (Olympic gold, individual and team, 1976, 1980), born in Moscow, Soviet Union

About September 1948

How Old? 74 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)