Famous People Born in 1951

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 768

  • Jan 1 Frans Kellendonk, author (Ruin, The Good for Nothing)
  • Jan 1 Ashfaq Hussain, Urdu poet
  • Jan 1 Nana Patekar, Indian Bollywood actor, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker (Parinda, Angaar), born in Murud-Janjira, Bombay State
  • Jan 1 Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver
  • Jan 2 Nadia Cassini, [Gianna Lou Muller], Woodstock NY, model (Oui)
  • Jan 2 Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter
  • Jan 3 Frank Chikane, Secretary-General of South African Council of Churches
  • Jan 3 Gary Nairn, Australian politician
  • Jan 4 Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jan 4 Peter Haycock, rock guitarist (All Along the Watchtower), (d. 2013)
  • Jan 5 Steve Arnold, English footballer, born in Willesden, London
  • Jan 6 Kim Wilson, American musician (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 6 Don Gullett, American baseball player, born in Lynn, Kentucky
  • Jan 7 Talgat Musabayev, Kazakh test pilot & cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27), born in Kargaly, Kazakhstan
  • Jan 7 Mike Ward, American politician, born in White Plains, New York
  • Jan 8 John McTiernan, American actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man), born in Albany, New York

  • Jan 8 Paul Dresher, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 8 Kenny Anthony, Saint Lucian politician, born in Laborie, Saint Lucia
  • Jan 9 Crystal Gayle, American country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue), born in Paintsville, Kentucky
  • Jan 10 Kathleen Bradley, American model (Price is Right), born in Girard, Ohio
  • Jan 11 Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • Jan 12 Bill Madlock, American MLB player (Chicago Cubs), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 12 Chris Bell, American rock guitarist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 12 Drew Pearson, American NFL wide receiver, born in South River, New Jersey
  • Jan 12 Kirstie Alley, American actress (Star Trek II, Cheers-Rebecca), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Jan 12 Larry Hoppens, American musician (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jan 12 Rush Limbaugh, American right wing radio personality, born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Jan 12 Ann Althouse, American law professor, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Jan 14 Gil Pak Jong, North Korean judoka (Olympic-1976)
  • Jan 14 William Risrook, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)

Person of interestCharo

Jan 15 Charo [Maria Baeza], Spanish-American actress, comedienne and flamenco guitarist (Chico and the Man, Love Boat), born in Murcia, Spain

Actress Charo
Actress
Charo
  • Jan 16 Richard Thompson, American rocker (B. T. Express-Here Comes the Express)
  • Jan 17 Rolando Thoeni, Italian slalom (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Jan 18 Bob Latchford, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Jan 18 Bram Behr, Surinamese journalist, born in Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles (d. 1982)
  • Jan 18 Elijah Cummings, American politician (Rep-Maryland (D) 1996-), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 19 Martha Davis, American rock singer-songwriter (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame), born in Berkeley, California
  • Jan 20 Magomed Omarovich Tolboyev, Russian cosmonaut & test-pilot, born in Sogratl', Russia
  • Jan 20 Ivan Fischer, Hungarian conductor & composer, born in Budapest, Hungary

Person of interestEric Holder

Jan 21 Eric Holder, American lawyer and judge (1st African American US Attorney General 2009-2015), born in The Bronx, New York

82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder
82nd Attorney General of the United States
Eric Holder
  • Jan 22 Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)

  • Jan 23 Margaret Johnson Bailes, American 4x100 runner (Olympic gold 1968), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 23 Michael R. Matz, American horse trainer & equestrian (Olympic silver 1996), born in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Person of interestChesley Sullenberger

Jan 23 Chesley Sullenberger III, American pilot (successfully executed emergency landing US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River), born in Denison, Texas

  • Jan 24 Yakov Smirnoff, Russian comedian (It's a wonderful country)
  • Jan 25 Steve Prefontaine, American runner (5K 1972 Olympic 4th), born in Coos Bay, Oregon (d. 1975)
  • Jan 26 Andy Hummell, rock bassist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 26 David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)
  • Jan 26 Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech, 400m/800m runner (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Jan 26 Walt Willey, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • Jan 27 Brian Downey, Irish rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 27 Scott Lane, American actor (Gary-McKeever & the Colonel), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 27 Seth Justman, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 28 Gordon Prentice, British MP
  • Jan 28 Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut (STS 87)
  • Jan 28 William Nelson Jr, US bassist (Connections & Disconnections)
  • Jan 28 Brian Bilbray, American politician
  • Jan 29 Andy Roberts, cricketer (brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84)
  • Jan 30 Bobby Stokes, English football player, born in Portsmouth, United Kingdom (d 1995)
  • Jan 30 Charles S. Dutton, American actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 30 Andy Anderson, English drummer (Cure), born in Essex, England
  • Jan 30 Phil Collins, English drummer & singer (Genesis-Against All Odds), born in Chiswick, England
  • Jan 30 Trevor Laughlin, Australian cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79), born in Nyah West, Australia
  • Jan 31 Harry Wayne Casey [K.C.], American musician (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It), born in Opa-locka, Florida
  • Jan 31 Phil Manzanera, English musician & record producer (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 31 Presiley Baxendale, British QC, born in London, England
  • Jan 31 Dave Benton, Aruban-born musician, born in Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Jan 31 Juan de Dios Castillo, Mexican soccer coach (coach Honduras 2011 Copa Centroamericana), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2014)
  • Feb 1 Andrew Smith, British politician, born in Wokingham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 2 Alphonso Johnson, American jazz bassist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 2 Kim Zimmer, actress (Guiding Light, Doctors, One Life to Live), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Feb 2 Ken Bruce, Scottish broadcaster (The Ken Bruce Show), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Feb 3 Felipe Munoz, Mexican 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Feb 3 Eugenijus Riabovas, Lithuanian football manager
  • Feb 4 Patrick Bergin, Irish actor
  • Feb 4 Dariush Eghbali, Iranian singer and musician
  • Feb 4 Stan Papi, American baseball player
  • Feb 5 Elizabeth Swados, American composer & playwright (1972 TONY), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2016)
  • Feb 6 Maria Christina, Belgian princess & daughter of Leopold III, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Feb 6 Marco Antônio, Brazilian footballer, born in Santos, Brazil
  • Feb 6 Margo [Margeret Catherine O'Donnell ], Irish singer, born in County Donegal, Ireland
  • Feb 6 Jacques Villeret, French film actor, born in Loches, France (d. 2005)
  • Feb 7 Benny Ayala, baseball player
  • Feb 7 Manfred Schumann, German FR, bobsled (Olympic-silver/bronze-1976)
  • Feb 8 Camille LaPierre, NHLer
  • Feb 8 Z'EV, American text/sound artist (born Stefan Weisser)
  • Feb 9 Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas, saxophonist (Kool & Gang-Celebration)
  • Feb 9 Jay Inslee, (Rep-D-Washington)
  • Feb 9 Penny Peyser, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing), born in Irvington, New York
  • Feb 10 Roxanne Pulitzer, author (Prize Pulitzer), born in Glendale, California
  • Feb 10 Zeudi Araya, Asmara Ethiopia, Miss Ethiopia (1969)
  • Feb 10 Bob [Robert] Iger, American entertainment executive (CEO of The Walt Disney Company), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Steven Parent, Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  • Feb 13 David Naughton, US actor (My Sister Sam, Separate Vacations), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Feb 13 Greg Fulginiti, US recording & mastering engineer, born in North Wildwood, New Jersey
  • Feb 14 Kevin Keegan, English soccer forward, manager (England 63 caps, Liverpool, Newcastle United), born in Armthorpe, Doncaster
  • Feb 14 Michael Doucet, singer/musician (Beausoleil)
  • Feb 14 JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 15 Jane Seymour [Joyce Frankenberg], British actress (Live and Let Die, Somewhere in Time, Dr Quinn), born in London, England
  • Feb 15 Melissa Manchester, vocalist (Don't Cry Out Loud), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 16 William Katt, American actor (Greatest American Hero, Carrie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 18 Isabel Preysler, Philippines-born Spanish socialite
  • Feb 19 Stephen Nichols, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Feb 19 Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (Db), Pakistani Islamic Sufi Scholar
  • Feb 20 Edward Albert, actor (Jeff-Falcon Crest, Butterflies are Free), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestGordon Brown

Feb 20 Gordon Brown, British Labour Prime Minister (2007–10), born in Giffnock, Scotland

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown
British Prime Minister
Gordon Brown
  • Feb 20 Kathy Baillie, country vocalist (Baille Boys-Oh Heart), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Feb 20 Phil Neal, English soccer player
  • Feb 20 Randy [Wolfe] California, American guitarist (Spirit), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • Feb 21 John Parker, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman of 70s), born in Dannevirke, New Zealand
  • Feb 21 Vince Welnick, American rock keyboardist (The Tubes, Grateful Dead), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2003)

  • Feb 22 Harley O. Staggers Jr., American politician (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ), born in Washington, D.C
  • Feb 22 Elaine Tanner, Canadian swimmer (1966 Commonwealth Games, 1968 Olympics), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 23 Ed "Too Tall" Jones, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Feb 23 Nicholas Kenyon, controller (BBC Radio 3)
  • Feb 23 Patricia Richardson, American actress (Double Trouble, Home Improvement), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Feb 24 Derek Randall, cricketer (England batsman & animated cover fieldsman)
  • Feb 24 Helen Shaver, Ontario Canada, actress (WIOU, Praise of Older Women)
  • Feb 24 Debra Jo Rupp, American actress
  • Feb 25 Don Quarrie, Jamaican runner
  • Feb 25 James Brown, American sportscaster (CBS News, The NFL Today), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 25 César Cedeño, Dominican baseball player
  • Feb 27 Lee Atwater, Republican National Committee Chairman (1989-91), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1991)
  • Feb 27 Steve Harley, English rocker (Come Up & See Me), born in Kent, England
  • Feb 27 Stathis Psaltis, Greek actor, born in Velo, Greece (d. 2017)
  • Feb 28 Gustavo Thoeni, Italian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Feb 28 Karsan Ghavri, cricketer (Indian lefty medium pacer early 80s)
  • Feb 28 Bill Cratty, American modern dancer and choreographer (d. 1998)
  • Mar 1 Barbara DeAngelis, talk show hostess (Barbara DeAngelis Show)
  • Mar 2 Cassie Yates, Macon Ga, actress (Osterman Weekend, Dynasty)
  • Mar 3 Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Mar 3 Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
  • Mar 4 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Mar 4 Gwen Welles, American actress (Desert Hearts, Sticky Fingers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Mar 4 Kenny Dalglish, Scottish football player (100+ goals) and manager
  • Mar 4 Edelgard Bulmahn, German politician
  • Mar 4 Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, American novelist (d. 1982)
  • Mar 4 Linda Yamamoto, Japanese singer
  • Mar 5 Rodney Hogg, cricketer (prolific Australian wicket-taker 1978-84)
  • Mar 5 Giorgos Ninios, Greek actor
  • Mar 6 Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (d. 2004)
  • Mar 6 Walter Trout, American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter (Canned Heat, Bluesbreakers), born in Ocean City, New Jersey
  • Mar 7 Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)
  • Mar 8 Philippe Henri Edmonds, cricketer (in Zambia England slow left-arm)
  • Mar 9 Michael Kinsley, American journalist and editor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 9 Helen Zille, South African politician, born in Johannesburg
  • Mar 12 Caren Kaye, actress (My Tutor, Bambi-Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 12 Jack Green, Scottish musician (T. Rex, The Pretty Things), born in Glasgow
  • Mar 13 Fred Berry, African-American actor (Rerun-What's Happening), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Mar 14 Rigdon "Rick" Dees, American actor, voice artist and radio disc jock (The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Mar 14 Jerry Greenfield, American businessman and co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Mar 16 Kate Nelligan, actress (Bethune, Eye of the Needle), born in London, Ontario
  • Mar 16 Ray Benson, country singer (House of Blue Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 16 Ritchie Teeter, American drummer (The Dictators, Twisted Sister), (d. 2012)

Person of interestKurt Russell

Mar 17 Kurt Russell, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

  • Mar 17 Scott Gorham, American rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-21 Guns), born in Glendale, California
  • Mar 17 Donald Findlay, Scottish lawyer
  • Mar 18 Ben Cohen, American co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 19 Derek Longmuir, Scottish rock drummer (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Mar 20 Guy Perry, rock guitarist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • Mar 20 Jimmie Vaughan, American guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Dallas County, Texas
  • Mar 20 Madan Lal, cricketer (Indian medium pacer in the 70's)
  • Mar 20 Tanya Boyd, actress (Celeste-Days of our Life), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 20 Curt Smith, American author and media host
  • Mar 21 Russell Thompkins Jr, US soul singer (Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing)
  • Mar 22 Howard Reitzes, Southgate Ca, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
  • Mar 22 Musa Khiramanovich Manarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-4, TM-11)
  • Mar 23 Lis Howell, director of programs (GMTV)
  • Mar 24 Dougie Thompson, rocker (Supertramp-Bloody Well Right)
  • Mar 24 Earl Williams, American-Israeli NBA player, born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 24 Kenneth S Reightler Jr, Patuxent R Md, Cmdr USN/astro (STS 48, 60)

Person of interestPat Bradley

Mar 24 Pat Bradley, American golfer (6 LPGA major titles; US Open 1981), born in Westford, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • Mar 24 Tommy Hilfiger, American fashion designer, born in Elmira, New York
  • Mar 25 Bob Pelander, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • Mar 25 Maisie Williams, Montserrat, rock vocalist (Boney M)
  • Mar 27 Bobby Lalonde, NHLer (Boston Bruins), born in Montreal
  • Mar 28 Karen Kain, Canadian ballerina, born in Hamilton, Canada
  • Mar 28 Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1995)
  • Mar 29 Geoff Howarth, New Zealand cricket batsman (47 Tests, 30 as NZ captain), born in Auckland, NZ
  • Mar 30 John Gosden, racehorse trainer
  • Mar 30 Yves Séguin, Quebec politician
  • Apr 1 John Philip Abizaid, U.S. Army General, former CENTCOM commander
  • Apr 2 Ayako Okamoto, Japanese golfer (US Open runner-up 1987, 17 LPGA Tour titles), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Apr 2 Moriteru Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist, born in Tokyo
  • Apr 4 Steve Gatlin, American country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady), born in Olney, Texas
  • Apr 4 Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia, born in Kampong Cham, Cambodia
  • Apr 5 Everett Morton, dummer and percussionist (English Beat)
  • Apr 5 Roosevel Ferguson, Arkansas, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Apr 5 Dean Kamen, American engineer and inventor (Segway), born in Long Island, New York
  • Apr 6 Ralph Cooper, Australian drummer (Air Supply-All Out of Love)
  • Apr 6 Bert Blyleven, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (2-time WS champion Twins 1979, 87), born in Zeist, Netherlands
  • Apr 7 Janis Ian [Janis Eddy Fink], American singer-songwriter and folk musician (At Seventeen, Society's Child), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 7 John Dittrich, Union NJ, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • Apr 8 Mel Schacher, American bassist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful), born in Owosso, Michigan
  • Apr 10 Mark Roth, American professional bowler (4-time PBA Player of Year), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestSteven Seagal

Apr 10 Steven Seagal, American actor (Above the Law, Hard to Kill), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Apr 10 David Helvarg, American journalist and environmental activist, born in Long Island, New York
  • Apr 11 Robbie House, American rocker (Snuff)
  • Apr 11 Doris Angleton, American socialite and murder victim (d. 1997)
  • Apr 11 Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts), born in United Kingdom (d. 2007)

About 1951

How Old? 67 or 68 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger (Jan 1 - Feb 5), Rabbit (Feb 6 - Dec 31)