Famous People Born in 1950 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 738

  • Mar 31 Alison McCartney, pathologist/Breast Cancer campaigner
  • Mar 31 Richard Hughes, rocker (Johnny Winter Band)
  • Mar 31 Ed Marinaro, American actor (Joe-Hill St Blues, Sonny-Laverne & Shirley), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 1 Ed[uardus] HTM Nijpels, Dutch minister of Environment (VVD)
  • Apr 1 Leonard van Spirit, Dutch-British food magnate
  • Apr 1 Billy Currie, English rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield
  • Apr 1 Samuel Alito, U.S. Supreme Court Justice
  • Apr 3 Curtis Stone, American singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 3 Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex
  • Apr 4 Christine Lahti, American actress (Harvey Korman Show, Swing Shift), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestAgnetha Fältskog

Apr 5 Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Apr 5 Franklin Chang-Diaz, Costa Rican-Chinese American NASA astronaut (STS 61C, 34,46,60,75, sk:91), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Apr 5 Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • Apr 5 Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor (The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Apr 5 Paul Oscher, American blues musician (Muddy Waters Blues Band), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 6 Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )

  • Apr 8 Grzegorz Lato, Polish footballer
  • Apr 9 Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
  • Apr 9 Kenneth D Cockrell, Astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • Apr 9 Nathan Cook, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 10 Eddie Hazel, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • Apr 10 Ken Griffey, Sr., American professional baseball player, born in Donora, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 10 Barry M. Riemer, American author (The Great American Con Machine)
  • Apr 11 Bill Irwin, American actor (My Blue Heaven, Scenes From a Mall), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Apr 12 David Cassidy, American singer and actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 12 Tom Werner, American producer (Roseanne, Cosby Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 12 Kari Palaste, Finnish architect, born in Kajaani, Finland
  • Apr 12 Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman and F1 team principal (Renault F1), born in Verzuolo, Italy
  • Apr 12 Joyce Banda, President of Malawi (2012-2014), born in Malemia, Nyasaland
  • Apr 13 Riff West, rock bassist (Molly Hatchet)
  • Apr 13 Ron Perlman, actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 13 Terry Lester, actor (Young & Restless, As World Turns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 14 Anna M "Ansje" Beentjes, actress (Blindgangers)
  • Apr 14 Randolph Powell, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Apr 14 Francis Collins, American scientist
  • Apr 15 Amy Wright, actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 16 David Graf, American actor (Police Academy- Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • Apr 17 L. Scott Caldwell, American actress
  • Apr 17 Bruce McNall, American former NHL team owner
  • Apr 18 Bill Sudderth III, trumpeteer (Atlantic Star-Touch 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Apr 18 Kenny Ortega, American film and TV producer and choreographer

  • Apr 19 Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)
  • Apr 19 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brussel '74)
  • Apr 19 Earl Gardner, American jazz trumpeter (Saturday Night Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 20 Itumeleng J. Mosala, South African president (Azanian People's Org)
  • Apr 20 Steve Erickson, American novelist (American Nomad), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Apr 20 Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Indian politician, born in Naravaripalli, India
  • Apr 22 Jancis Robinson, wine writer/broadcaster
  • Apr 22 Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
  • Apr 22 Peter Frampton, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • Apr 25 Steve Ferrone, Sussex, rock drummer (Average White Band)
  • Apr 26 Howard "Leon" Reeder, rock guitarist (Champaign)
  • Apr 26 Peter Schaufuss, director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin)
  • Apr 26 L. Shankar [Lakshminarayana Shankar], Indian-born American violinist, singer and composer, born in Madras, Tamil Nadu

Person of interestJay Leno

Apr 28 Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)

TV Host and Comedian Jay Leno
TV Host and Comedian
Jay Leno
  • Apr 28 Willie Colon, actor (Last Flight), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 29 Phillip Noyce, Australian film director
  • Apr 29 Debbie Stabenow, American politician
  • May 1 Marina Stepanova, Russian 400m hurdler (3-time world record holder), born in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • May 1 Dann Florek, American actor (Law & Order), born in Flat Rock, Michigan
  • May 1 Danny McGrain, Scottish soccer right-back (Celtic, 62 Scotland caps), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 2 Lou Gramm, American rocker (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love Is), born in Rochester, New York
  • May 2 Duncan Gay, Australian politician, Vice-President of the Executive Council (2014-17), born in Crookwell, New South Wales
  • May 3 Mary Hopkin, Welsh folk singer (Those Were the Days), born in Pontardawe, Wales
  • May 4 Darryl Hunt, English pop bassist (Pogues-Pair of Brown Eyes), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • May 4 Hilly Hicks, American actor (Roll Out, Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 4 René van Asten, Dutch actor (Herenstraat 10), born in Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • May 5 Maggie MacNeal, Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal, I See a Star)
  • May 5 Googoosh, Faegheh Atashin (فائقه آتشین), Iranian, Persian Singer & actress
  • May 6 Robbie McIntosh, drummer (Avg White Band-Show your Hand)
  • May 7 Prairie Prince, American rocker (Tubes), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • May 7 Randall 'Tex' Cobb, American boxer and actor, born in Bridge City, Texas

Person of interestTim Russert

May 7 Tim Russert, American television journalist and host of NBC's Meet the Press, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2008)

Television Journalist Tim Russert
Television Journalist
Tim Russert
  • May 9 James A Butts, American triple jumper (Olympic silver 1976), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 9 Matthew Kelly, actor/TV host (Holding the Fort, Relative Strangers)
  • May 9 Tom Petersson, rock bassist (Cheap Trick), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • May 10 Sally James [Cann], British children's TV-show presenter (Tiswas), born in Chiswick, London
  • May 11 Dane Lorg, American baseball player (Philles, Cardinels), born in Eureka, California
  • May 11 Jeremy Paxman, English broadcaster (University Challenge, Newsnight), born in Leeds, England
  • May 11 John Kelly, American General, President Trump's Chief of Staff (2017-), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 12 Billy Squier, Mass, heavy metal guitarist (Don't Say No)
  • May 12 Bruce Boxleitner, Elgin Ill, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King, Babylon 5)
  • May 12 Gabriel Byrne, actor (Hello Again, Cool World), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • May 12 Jocko Marcellino, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • May 12 Renate Stecher-Meissner, German sprinter (3-time Olympic gold 1972, 76), born in Süptitz, Germany
  • May 12 Shōzō Fujii, Japanese judoka (4x World Champion 1971-79)
  • May 13 Danny Kirwan, British musician, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac- "Albatross"), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • May 13 John "Jocko" Marcellino, rocker/actor (Tagget, Hot to Trot, Rain Man)

Person of interestStevie Wonder

May 13 Stevie Wonder [Stevland Hardaway Morris], American singer-songwriter (You are the Sunshine of My Life), born in Saginaw, Michigan

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • May 14 Mark Blum, actor (Worth Winning, Blind Date, Presidio), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 14 Jill Stein, American physician, activist and Green Party nominee for President (2016), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 15 Nicholas Hammond, American actor (The Amazing Spider-Man), born in Washington D.C.
  • May 16 Jock Bartley, rocker (Firefall)
  • May 16 Johannes Bednorz, German superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)
  • May 16 Ray Condo, Canadian rockabilly musician
  • May 17 Alan Johnson, British politician (Home Secretary 2009-10), born in London
  • May 17 Howard Ashman, American lyricist (d. 1991)
  • May 17 Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian politician
  • May 18 Rodney Milburn Jr, USA, hurdler (Olympic gold 1972)
  • May 18 Thomas Gottschalk, German radio and TV host (Telespiele), born in Bamberg, Germany
  • May 20 Yvon Lambert, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 20 Reinaldo Merlo, Argentine footballer
  • May 22 Bernie Taupin, British singer and lyricist (writes with Elton John), born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire
  • May 22 Alekos Alavanos, Greek politician
  • May 23 Linda Thompson, actress (Hee Haw), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 23 Martin McGuinness, Irish Sinn Féin politician and IRA member, born in Derry (d. 2017)
  • May 24 Jo Ann Washam, LPGA golfer
  • May 24 Larry Seidlin, American judge
  • May 25 Robert "Robby" Steinhardt, American rock violinist and singer (Kansas), born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • May 28 Ian Bradley, British writer and academic
  • May 28 Jim Harris, American professional wrestler

  • May 29 Rebbie [Maureen] Jackson, singer (R U Tuff Enuff), born in Gary, Indiana
  • May 29 Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)
  • May 30 Bertrand Delanoë, French politician
  • May 30 Paresh Rawal, Indian Bollywood actor (Woh Chokri, Woh Chokri), born in Bombay, India
  • May 31 Edward Barker, cartoonist
  • May 31 Gregory Harrison, Catalina California, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run)
  • Jun 1 Annemarie Jorritsma-Lebbink, Dutch minister of Traffic (VVD)
  • Jun 1 Charlene [D'Angelo], singer (I've Never Been To Me)
  • Jun 1 Gemma Craven, actress (Wagner, Story of Slipper & Rose), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 1 Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-10, TM-16)
  • Jun 2 Joanna Gleason, actress (Morgan-Hello Larry), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 2 Toni Alessandrini, actress (Vice Academy Part 2), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 3 Marlene Elejarde, 4x100m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jun 3 Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 3 Deniece Williams [Chandler], American singer (Love Won't Let Me Wait, Let's Hear it for the Boy,) born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jun 3 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Jun 3 Christos Verelis, Greek politician
  • Jun 4 Brian Rose, cricketer (England batsman in 9 Tests 1977-81)
  • Jun 4 Dagmar Krause, German singer (Slapp Happy, Henry Cow, Art Bears), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jun 4 Wayne Powers, actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Jun 5 Adrian Cosma, Romania, team handball (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Jun 5 Ronnie Dyson, American singer (Hair, All over your face)
  • Jun 5 J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
  • Jun 5 Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist, born in Sta. Mesa, Manila, Philippines
  • Jun 6 Chantal Akerman, actor and director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • Jun 7 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 8 Elmar Oliveira, American violinist (Naumburg 1978), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Jun 8 Kathy Whitton Baker, American actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles), born in Midland, Texas
  • Jun 9 Trevor Bolder, British rock musician and record producer (Uriah Heep, The Spiders from Mars), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 2013)
  • Jun 11 Graham Russell, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jun 11 Pokey Watson, American 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Mineola, New York
  • Jun 11 Michael Swan, American actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jun 13 Michael Stark, Australian actor
  • Jun 13 Gerd Zewe, German footballer
  • Jun 14 Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem)
  • Jun 14 Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Jun 14 Bart van Lier, Dutch trombonist, born in Haarlem
  • Jun 15 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 15 Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist
  • Jun 16 James Smith, American singer (Stylistics), born in NYC, New York

  • Jun 16 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • Jun 17 Cathy Sherk, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 17 Susan Damante, American actress (The Adventure of Wilderness Family), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jun 18 Annelie Ehrhardt, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jun 19 Constance Forslund, actress (Shining Season), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 19 Ann Wilson, American musician (Heart-What About Love), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 21 Joey Kramer, American hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 21 Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)
  • Jun 21 Anne Carson, Canadian poet
  • Jun 21 Gérard Lanvin, French actor
  • Jun 22 Murphy Cross, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Jun 23 Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England
  • Jun 23 Douglas C. Lord, Canadian businessman
  • Jun 24 Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jun 24 Léon Frissen, Dutch Queen's Commissioner of the province of Limburg (CDA)
  • Jun 24 Mercedes R Lackey, American sci-fi author (Arrow's Fall, Magic's Pawn)
  • Jun 24 Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 25 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), born in Safonovo, Russia (d. 1980)
  • Jun 25 Tatyana Averina, Russian speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic gold 1976), born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (d. 2001)
  • Jun 25 Nitza Saul, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Jun 27 Benjamin Peterson, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1972), born in Barron County, Wisconsin
  • Jun 28 Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jun 28 Mauricio Rojas, Swedish politician
  • Jun 30 Donna Jean Willmott, FALN member (FBI most wanted), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jun 30 Pablo Castillo, jockey
  • Jul 1 David Duke, American politician, K.K.K. member
  • Jul 3 Damon Harris, musician (The Temptations-My Girl), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2013)
  • Jul 3 Ewen Chatfield, NZ cricketer pace bowler (1975-89)
  • Jul 3 James Hahn, American politician and incumbent judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 David Jensen, Canadian-British radio DJ, born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Jul 5 Gary Matthews, baseball player (1973 NL rookie of year)
  • Jul 5 Huey Lewis [Hugh Anthony Cregg III], American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 5 Michael Monarch, rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 6 Phyllis Hyman, jazz Singer
  • Jul 6 Sultan Rakhmanov, Super heavyweight (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Jul 6 John Byrne, American comic book author & artist
  • Jul 6 Hélène Scherrer, Canadian politician
  • Jul 9 Adriano Panatta, Italian tennis star (French 1976, Italian 1976), born in Rome, Italy
  • Jul 9 Gwen Guthrie, American singer ("Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent"), born in Okemah, Oklahoma (d. 1999)

Person of interestViktor Yanukovych

Jul 9 Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian politician (President of Ukraine from 2010 until ouster in 2014 revolution), born in Yenakiyevo, Ukraine

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych
President of Ukraine
Viktor Yanukovych
  • Jul 10 Willie Ford, American R&B singer (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones), born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • Jul 10 Prokopis Pavlopoulos, 7th President of Greece, born in Kalamata, Greece
  • Jul 11 Bonnie Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-Jump, I'm So Excited)
  • Jul 11 Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
  • Jul 11 Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistani nuclear physicist
  • Jul 11 Bruce McGill, American actor
  • Jul 12 Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], American rock drummer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • Jul 13 George D "Pinky" Nelson, Iowa, PhD/astro (STS 41C, STS 61-C, STS-26)
  • Jul 13 Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China, former mayor of Taipei, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)