Famous People Born in 1951 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 776

  • Apr 11 James Patrick Kelly, American sci-fi author (Think Like a Dinosaur), born in Mineola, New York
  • Apr 12 Jakson Spires, American rock drummer (Blackfoot), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Apr 13 Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba, Austrian figure skater considered to be one of the best compulsory figure skaters ever (Olympic gold 1972), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Apr 13 Jack Quinn, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Apr 13 Max Weinberg, US rock drummer (E Street Band, Conan O'Brien Show), born in Newark, NJ
  • Apr 13 Peabo Bryson, R&B vocalist (I'm So into You), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Apr 13 Peter Davison, English actor (fifth Doctor in Doctor Who, All Creatures Great and Small), born in London
  • Apr 13 Joachim Streich, East German footballer
  • Apr 14 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician
  • Apr 14 Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist
  • Apr 14 Gregory [Greg] Winter, British Chemist (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2018), born in Leicester, England
  • Apr 14 Gregory "Greg" Winter, British biochemist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2018 antibodies for therapeutic use), born in Leicester, England
  • Apr 15 Hansel, Cuba, spanish personality
  • Apr 15 Heloise II, columnist (Heloise's Helpful Hints)
  • Apr 15 John L Phillips, Ft Belvoir Va, PhD/astronaut
  • Apr 15 Marsha S Ivins, astronaut (STS 32, 46, 62, 81), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Apr 16 John Bentley, English bass guitarist (Fabulous Poodles), born in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England
  • Apr 16 Pierre Toutain-Dorbec, French photographer
  • Apr 16 Ioan Mihai Cochinescu, Romanian writer and photographer
  • Apr 16 Björgvin Halldórsson, Icelandic singer
  • Apr 16 Mordechai Ben David, Jewish singer
  • Apr 17 Olivia Hussey, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Death on Nile), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Apr 18 Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer
  • Apr 18 Pierre Pettigrew, Canadian politician
  • Apr 19 Barry Brown, American actor and writer (d. 1978)
  • Apr 19 Jóannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
  • Apr 20 Luther Vandross, American rock vocalist (Dance with my Father), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Apr 21 Aleksandr Ivanovich Laveykin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-2)
  • Apr 21 Nicoel Barclay, rocker
  • Apr 21 Tony Danza, (Tony Banta-Taxi, Tony Micelli-Who's the Boss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 21 Michael Hartley Freedman, American mathematician
  • Apr 21 Robert Gotobed, English drummer (Wire)
  • Apr 22 Paul Carrack, rock vocalist (Squeeze/Ace-How Long), born in Sheffield, England
  • Apr 22 Ana María Shua, Argentine poet
  • Apr 24 Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator
  • Apr 25 Ian McCartney, Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom, British MP (1987-2010)
  • Apr 25 Linda Stone, pharmacist
  • Apr 27 Paul "Ace" Frehley, American heavy metal guitarist (Kiss; Frehley's Comet), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 29 Dale Earnhardt, American race car driver (d. 2001)
  • Apr 30 Danuta Rosani, Polish discus thrower (Olympic 1976) disqualified for drugs
  • May 1 Gordon Greenidge, West Indies cricket opening batsman (19 Test centuries 1974-91), born in St. Peter, Barbados

  • May 1 Antony Worrall Thompson, English celebrity chef
  • May 2 John "Jo" Callis, British punk-rock songwriter and musician (The Rezillos, The Human League), born in Rotherham, England
  • May 3 Christopher Cross [Geppert], American singer-songwriter (Arthur's Theme, Sailing), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • May 3 Tatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer, born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • May 4 Jackie Jackson [Sigmund], American rocker (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana
  • May 4 Colin Bass, British bassist (Camel), born in London
  • May 4 Mick Mars [Robert Alan Deal], guitarist (Mötley Crüe), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (alternative date 4 April 1955)
  • May 5 Rex Goh, rock guitarist (Air Supply)
  • May 6 Samuel Doe, President of Liberia (d. 1990)
  • May 7 Robert Hegyes, American actor (Underground Aces, Welcome Back Kotter), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • May 7 Carlos Alomar, Puerto Rican-American guitarist, composer, and arranger (David Bowie), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • May 7 Mic Gillette, American brass player (Tower of Power, Cold Blood, The Sons of Champlin), born in Oakland, California (d. 2016)
  • May 8 Chris Frantz, American rock drummer (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club), born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • May 8 Deborah Harmon, American actress (Ted Knight Show, M*A*S*H, Just the 10 of Us), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 8 Philip Bailey, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star, Easy Lover)
  • May 9 Alley Mills, actress (Norma Arnold-Wonder Years), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 10 Ron Banks, US R&B singer (Dramatics-Whatcha See is Whatcha Get)
  • May 10 Steve Gunderson, (Rep-R-WI, 1981- )
  • May 11 Mike Sleman, rugby player
  • May 12 Gunnar Larrson, Swedish 200m/400m swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • May 13 Paul Thompson, rock drummer (Roxy Music)
  • May 13 Selina Scott, TV newscaster (West 57th)
  • May 13 Jim Douglas, American politician, governor of Vermont
  • May 14 Jay Beckenstein, saxophonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • May 14 Season Hubley [Susan], American actress (Vice Squad, Hardcore), born in NYC, New York
  • May 15 Dennis Frederiksen, rocker (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), (d. 2014)
  • May 15 Frank Wilczek, American Physicist (2004 Nobel Prize), born in Mineola, New York
  • May 16 Jonathan Richman, rocker (Modern Lovers-New England, Egyptian Reggae)
  • May 16 Christian Lacroix, French fashion designer, born in Arles
  • May 17 I R Evans, CEO (Hyder, Welsh Water)
  • May 17 Simon Hughes, British politician and government minister (SD)
  • May 18 Angela Voigt, German DR, long jumper (Olympic gold 1976)
  • May 18 Denny Dillon, comedian (SNL, Dream On)
  • May 18 James Stephens, actor (Paper Chase, Devil's Island), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • May 18 Rodger Davis, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • May 18 Jim Sundberg, American baseball player
  • May 19 Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
  • May 19 Dick Slater, American professional wrestler
  • May 20 Michael D Crapo, (Rep-R-Idaho)
  • May 20 Thomas D Akers, American former astronaut (STS 41, 49, 61, 79), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • May 20 William Cullen Bryant, actor (Hell Squad)
  • May 21 Al Franken, US politician (Senate-D-Minnesota 2009-) comedian, writer, actor (SNL), born in NYC, New York
  • May 23 Anatoly Karpov, Russian chess player (world champion 1975-85, 93-99), born in Zlatoust, Russia
  • May 23 Judy Rodman, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too), born in Riverside, California
  • May 23 Antonis Samaras, Greek politician
  • May 23 Don Warrington [Donald Williams], Trinidadian-born British actor (Rising Damp), born in Trinidad
  • May 24 Rob Baker, rock drummer (Red Rider)
  • May 24 Ronald A Parise, Warren Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 35, STS 67)
  • May 25 Clifford Archer, bassist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • May 25 Bob Gale, American screenwriter
  • May 25 Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer (Frankenstein), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2011)
  • May 26 Muhammed Ahmad Faris, Syria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3)
  • May 26 Madeleine Taylor-Quinn, Irish politician

Person of interestSally Ride

May 26 Sally Ride, American astronaut (first American woman to go to space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)

1st American Woman in Space Sally Ride
1st American Woman in Space
Sally Ride
  • May 27 John Conteh, British boxer, WBC Light Heavyweight crown (1974-77), born in Liverpool
  • May 27 Norma Jean Almodovar, American author (Cop to Call Girl) and sex worker activist, born in Binghampton, New York
  • May 29 Peter Chernin, President of News Corporation
  • May 30 Stephen Tobolowsky, Tx, actor (Single White Female, Thelma & Louise)
  • May 30 Fernando Lugo, Paraguayan politician
  • May 30 Zdravko Čolić, Yugoslav-Bosnian singer, born in Sarajevo, FPR Yugoslavia
  • Jun 2 Larry Clark Robinson, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens, Norris-77, 80)
  • Jun 2 Steve Brookins, rocker (.38 Special)
  • Jun 2 Gilbert Baker, American gay activist, designed the rainbow flag, born in Canute, Kansas (d. 2017)
  • Jun 2 Dave Flett, Scottish rock guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Thin Lizzy), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Jun 3 David Ogilvie, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1977-78)
  • Jun 4 David Yip, actor (Ping Pong)
  • Jun 4 Yvonne MCT van Rooy, Dutch Secretary of State Secretary (CDA)
  • Jun 4 Charles Dickinson, American author
  • Jun 4 Wendy Pini, American comic book writer and artist
  • Jun 5 Suze Orman, American financial advisor, writer, and television personality.

  • Jun 6 Dwight Twilley, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jun 6 Noritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver
  • Jun 7 Anne Twomey, American actress (Secret, Deadly Friend, Imagemaker), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 8 Bonnie Tyler [Gaynor Hopkins], Welsh rocker (Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in Skewen, Neath, Wales
  • Jun 8 Tony Rice, American acoustic guitarist
  • Jun 9 Benny Neyman, Dutch singer (I Don't Know How)
  • Jun 9 Dave Parker, baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, NL MVP 1978)
  • Jun 9 James Newton Howard, American film composer
  • Jun 10 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Jun 10 Dan Fouts, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jun 10 Vicky Latta, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jun 11 Collis King, West Indian cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s), born in Christ Church, Barbados
  • Jun 11 Maren Seidler, American shot putter (Olympic 11th 1968), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 11 Mark D. Siljander, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan (1981-87), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 11 Mithra Wettimuny, Sri Lankan cricketer (brother of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Jun 11 Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Jun 12 Alan Dysert, American actor (Sean Cudahy-All My Children), born in Vermilion County, Illinois
  • Jun 12 Bun E. Carlos [Brad Carlson], American rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Jun 12 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), born in Peabody, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • Jun 12 Dean Unruh, WLAF offensive line coach (Rhein Fire), born in Riverton, Wyoming
  • Jun 12 Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (2000-07), born in Yerevan, Armenia (d. 2007)
  • Jun 13 Jonathan Hogan, actor (House on Carroll St), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 13 Liz Phillips, American composer, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jun 13 Richard Thomas, American actor (John Boy - The Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 13 Stellan Skarsgard, Swedish actor (Breaking the Waves)

Person of interestMike Weaver

Jun 13 Mike Weaver, American WBA World Heavyweight Champion, born in Gatesville, Texas

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Jun 13 Howard Leese, American guitarist, record producer, and musical director (Heart), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jun 14 Paul Boateng, British politician
  • Jun 15 Tom Forzani, CFL wide receiver (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jun 15 Steve Walsh, American singer (Kansas)
  • Jun 15 Craig Gruber, American rock bassist (Rainbow), born in Cortland, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jun 16 John Salthouse, English actor (Abigail's Party), born in London
  • Jun 16 Michel Viso, French cosmonaut
  • Jun 16 Sonia Braga, Maringa Brazil, actress (Dona Flor & Her 2 Husbands)
  • Jun 16 Roberto Durán, Panamanian boxer
  • Jun 17 Joe Piscopo, comedian (SNL, Miller Lite commercials), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jun 18 Henny Huisman, Dutch TV host (Playback Show)
  • Jun 19 Daria Nicolodi, Italian actress (Terror, Shock), born in Florence, Italy
  • Jun 19 Ayman al-Zawahiri, Egyptian leader of al-Qaeda, born in Maadi, Cairo
  • Jun 19 Francesco Moser, Italian cyclist

  • Jun 20 Peter Gordon, composer
  • Jun 20 Tress MacNeille, American voice actress
  • Jun 20 Paul Muldoon, Northern Irish poet
  • Jun 21 Nils Lofgren, guitarist/singer/songwriter (E Street Band), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 23 Michèle Mouton, French race car driver
  • Jun 24 Ivar Formo, Norwegian 50K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Jun 24 Raelene Boyle, Australia, sprinter (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Jun 24 David Rodigan, radio DJ/actor
  • Jun 25 Lee Wilkof, American actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Jun 26 Gary Gilmour, Australian cricket all-rounder (1973-77), born in Waratah, New South Wales
  • Jun 26 Pamela Bellwood [King], American actress (Ellen-W.E.B., Claudia-Dynasty), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 26 Rindy Ross, American rock vocalist and saxophonist (Quarterflash), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jun 26 Tony Currenti, Italian-Australian drummer (AC/DC), born in Fiumefreddo di Sicilia, Catania, Italy
  • Jun 27 Julia Duffy [Julia Margaret Hinds], American actress (Newhart, Baby Talk), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 27 Sidney M. Gutierrez, Mjr USAF and NASA astronaut (STS 40, 59), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jun 27 Ulf Andersson, Swedish International Chess Grandmaster (1972), born in Västerås, Sweden
  • Jun 27 Mary McAleese, 8th President of Ireland (1997-2011), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Jun 29 Don Rosa, American comic book writer and illustrator (Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jun 30 Andre Hazes, Dutch barkeeper/singer (We Love Orange)
  • Jun 30 Stanley Clarke, rock bassist (New Barbarians-Find Out Hideaway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 30 Stephen S Oswald, astronaut (STS 42, 56, 67), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jul 1 Daryl Anderson, actor (Animal-Lou Grant), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jul 1 Fred Schneider, Newark Ga, vocalist/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster)
  • Jul 1 Trevor Eve, Wales, actor (Shadow Chasers)
  • Jul 1 Anne Feeney, American protest singer
  • Jul 1 Terrence Mann, American actor and dancer
  • Jul 2 Joey Puerta, rocker (Ambrosia)
  • Jul 2 Michele Santoro, Italian TV journalist
  • Jul 2 Sylvia Rivera, American gay liberation and transgender activist and drag queen, born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jul 3 Mike Corby [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)

Person of interestJean-Claude Duvalier

Jul 3 Jean-Claude Duvalier [Baby Doc], Deposed Haitian president-for-life (1971-86), born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (d. 2014)

President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier
President of Haiti
Jean-Claude Duvalier

Person of interestRichard Hadlee

Jul 3 Sir Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (86 Tests, 3,124 runs, 431 wickets), born in Christchurch, New Zealand

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • Jul 4 Ralph Johnson, American rock drummer (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, American Democratic politician and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland (1995-2003), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Jul 4 John Alexander, Australian tennis player, politician (Australian Open doubles 1975, 82), born in Sydney, NSW
  • Jul 5 Geert Jan Hessing, Dutch rock drummer (Catapult)
  • Jul 5 Rich "Goose" Gossage, American Baseball Hall of Fame relief pitcher (9-time All Star), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Jul 5 Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer

Person of interestGeoffrey Rush

Jul 6 Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor (Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech), born in Toowoomba, Queensland

  • Jul 7 Roz Ryan, actress (Amelia-Amen, Occupied), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestAnjelica Huston

Jul 8 Anjelica Huston, American actress (Prizzi's Honor, The Adams Family), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jul 8 Greg T Walker, rock bassist (Blackfoot)
  • Jul 8 Pleas Ned Sublette, composer
  • Jul 9 Chris Cooper, American actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jul 10 Phyllis Smith, American actress (Phyllis Vance-The Office), born in The Hill, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 10 Cheryl Wheeler, American singer and songwriter, born in Timonium, Maryland
  • Jul 11 Lawrence J Delucas, PhD/astronaut (STS 50), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Jul 11 Sridharan Jeganathan, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka v NZ 1983)
  • Jul 12 Cheryl Ladd, American actress (Charlie's Angels, Purple Hearts), born in Huron, South Dakota