Famous People Born in February 1950

  • Feb 1 Mike Campbell, American guitarist (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - "Breakdown"), born in Panama City, Florida
  • Feb 1 Rich Williams, American guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Feb 2 Barbara Sukowa, German actress (Zentropia, Sicilian, Voyager, Lola)
  • Feb 2 Genichiro Tenryu [Shimada], Japanese professional wrestler, born in Katsuyama, Fukui, Japan
  • Feb 2 Osamu Kido, wrestler (NJPW/UWF)
  • Feb 3 John Schlitt, American Christian rock singer (Petra), born in Lincoln, Illinois
  • Feb 3 Michael Dickinson, British(?) reorganizer
  • Feb 3 Morgan Fairchild [Patsy McClenny], actress (Falcon Crest), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 4 (Michael) "Woody" Woodmansey, British drummer (David Bowie, 1970-73; The Spiders from Mars), born in Driffield, England
  • Feb 4 James Dunn, American soul singer (The Stylistics - "Betcha by Golly, Wow"; "You Make Me Feel Brand New"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 4 Pamela Franklin, actress (Satan's School for Girls), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 4 Phil Ehart, American rock drummer, and songwriter (Kansas - "Point of Know Return"), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Feb 4 Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
  • Feb 5 Ann Sexton, American vocalist (You're Gone too Long), born in Greenville, South Carolina

Natalie ColeNatalie Cole (1950-2015)

Feb 6 American pop vocalist ('Pink Cadillac"; "Miss You Like Crazy"), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Feb 6 Punky Meadows, American rock guitarist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 6 Rich Glover, American NFL player, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Feb 7 Burt Hooton, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star, World Series, NLCS MVP 1981; no-hitter 1972; Chicago Cubs, LA Dodgers), born in Greenville, Texas
  • Feb 7 Marilyn Cochran, American skier (Olympics 1972), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • Feb 7 Mauro Bellugi, Italian soccer defender (32 caps; Inter Milan, Bologna, Napoli), born in Buonconvento, Italy (d. 2021)
  • Feb 8 Cristina Ferrare, American supermodel and actress, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 8 Jose Armando Lopez-Falcon, Cuban cosmonaut, born in Havana, Cuba
  • Feb 8 Michael Goodroe, American rock bassist (Motels - "Only the Lonely"), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Feb 9 Andrew N Meltzoff, developmental psychologist
  • Feb 9 Lloyd Weldon Keasor, American wrestler (Olympic silver 1976), born in Pumphrey, Maryland
  • Feb 9 Richard F. Colburn, American politician, Senator (R) Maryland (1995-2015), born in Easton, Maryland
  • Feb 9 Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator
  • Feb 10 Gail Rebuck, CEO (Random House)

Mark SpitzMark Spitz (72 years old)

Feb 10 American swimmer (won then record 7 Olympic golds in 1972), born in Modesto, California

  • Feb 11 Clarence Ellis, American football safety, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Feb 11 Ernest Istook, American politician (Rep-R-Oklahoma), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Feb 12 Michael Ironside, Canadian actor (Starship Troopers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 12 Steve Hackett, British progressive rock guitarist, and composer (Genesis, 1971-77; GTR), born in Pimilco, London, England
  • Feb 13 Ewa Aulin, Swedish actress (Candy, Fiorina La Vacca), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Feb 13 Leonard Pascoe, Australian cricketer (dynamic Aussie quick 1977-82), born in Bridgetown, Australia

Peter GabrielPeter Gabriel (72 years old)

Feb 13 English rock vocalist and composer (Genesis, 1967-75; "In Your Eyes"; "Biko"; "Shock The Monkey"), born in Surrey, England

  • Feb 14 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist & actor (Brussels by Night)
  • Feb 14 Roger Fisher, American musician (Heart)
  • Feb 15 Donna Hanover Giuliani, TV news anchor (WPIX)/wife of Mayor Giuliani
  • Feb 15 Nikolai Sergeivich Grekov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Feb 16 Kazuki Tomokawa [Tenji Nozoki], Japanese acid-folk singer-songwriter, born in Hachiryu (now Mitane), Akita Prefecture, Japan
  • Feb 16 Peter Hain, British politician (Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2005-07), born in Kenya Colony
  • Feb 17 Rickey Medlocke, American rock guitarist, vocalist, and drummer (Blackfoot, 1969-97 - "Highway Song"' "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme"; Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1971-72 and 1996-present), born in Jackson, Florida
  • Feb 18 Bruce Kison, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1971, 79), born in Bradenton, Florida (d. 2018)
  • Feb 18 Cybill Shepherd, American actress (Moonlighting, Last Picture Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 18 John Hughes, American film director (Breakfast Club; Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 2009)
  • Feb 18 Michel Gauthier, Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Canada
  • Feb 19 Andy Powell, British rock guitarist and songwriter (Wishbone Ash - Argus), born in London, England
  • Feb 20 John Voldstad, actor (Darryl-Newhart), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Feb 20 Ken Shimura, Japanese comedian and actor (Shimura Ken no Bakatono-sama), born in Higashimurayama, Japan (d. 2020)

Walter BeckerWalter Becker (1950-2017)

Feb 20 American rock bassist, guitarist, songwriter and record producer (Steely Dan - "Deacon Blues"; "Peg"), born in NYC, New York

  • Feb 21 Sahle-Work Zewde, Ethiopian diplomat, President of Ethiopia (2018-), born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Feb 22 Ellen Greene, American vocalist & actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 22 Genesis P-Orridge [Neil Megson], British avant-garde rock singer-songwriter, and performance artist (Throbbing Gristle; Psychic TV), born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)
  • Feb 22 Julie Walters, English actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears), born in Birmingham, England

Julius ErvingJulius Erving (72 years old)

Feb 22 American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (11-time NBA All Star) known as "Dr. J", born in East Meadow, New York

  • Feb 22 Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Feb 22 Miou-Miou [Sylvette Herry], French actress (Dog Day, My Other Husband), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 24 G J M Gazdar, computational linguist

George ThorogoodGeorge Thorogood (72 years old)

Feb 24 American singer and guitarist (The Delaware Destroyers - "Bad to the Bone"), born in Wilmington, Delaware

  • Feb 24 Howard Griffiths, British conductor (Zurich Chamber Orchestra, 1996-2006; Brandenburg State Orchestra, 2007-2019), born in Hastings, England
  • Feb 25 Anthony Lloyd, British MP
  • Feb 25 Emitt Rhodes, American rock singer-songwriter, musician (Merry-Go-Round), sound engineer, and record producer, born in Decatur, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Feb 25 Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (d. 2006)
  • Feb 25 Kenny Gradney, American bassist and songwriter (Little Feat - "Time Loves A Hero"; Delaney & Bonnie & Friends; Robert Palmer), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Feb 25 Mick Miller [Lawton], British stand-up comedian and television personality, born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 25 Neil Jordan, Irish director (Crying Game) and novelist, born in Sligo
  • Feb 25 Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician, President of Argentina 2003-2007), born in Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz (d. 2010)

Helen ClarkHelen Clark (72 years old)

Feb 26 New Zealand Prime Minister (Labour: 1999-2008) and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (2009-17), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

  • Feb 26 Jonathan Cain, American rock guitarist & keyboardist (Journey; Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 27 Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer, born in Abbiategrasso, Italy
  • Feb 27 Julia Neuberger, British rabbi, born in Hampstead, United Kingdom
  • Feb 28 Ilene Graff, American actress (Marsha-Mr Belvedere), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 28 Stephen Chatman, American-Canadian composer (Choir Practice), and educator (University of British Columbia, 1976-present), born in Faribault, Minnesota

About February 1950

How Old? 72 or 73 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox (Feb 1 - Feb 16), Tiger (Feb 17 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)