On This Day

Famous People Born in 1951 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 779

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
  • Jul 12 Jamey Sheridan, American actor (Another World), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 12 Brian Grazer, American film producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 12 Sylvia Sass, Hungarian soprano, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 13 Didi Conn, [Bernstein], American actress (Denise-Benson, Grease), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 13 Rob Bishop, American politician
  • Jul 14 Esther Dyson, computer publisher (Release 1.0), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jul 14 Judi Brown, American 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984), born in East Lansing, Michigan

  • Jul 14 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
  • Jul 15 Jesse Ventura [James Janos], American professional wrestler, actor and politician (Governor of Minnesota 1999-2003), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 16 Esther Friesner, American sci-fi author (Witchwood Cradle), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 16 Lorraine Chase, English actress and model (Lame Ducks, Love & Bullets), born in Deptford, England
  • Jul 16 Jean-Luc Mongrain, French-Canadian journalist, born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
  • Jul 17 Lucie Arnaz, American actress and singer (Here's Lucy-Kim: The Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 18 Bruce Lietzke, American golfer (13 PGA Tour wins; US Senior Open 2003), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • Jul 18 Elio Di Rupo, Belgian social-democratic politician (50th Prime Minister of Belgium), born in Morlanwelz, Belgium
  • Jul 18 Margo Martindale, American actress (The Americans), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • Jul 19 Abel Ferrara, American filmmaker (King of New York), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 19 Jayson Stark, American sportswriter (The Athletic), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 20 Larry Black, 4x100 runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jul 20 Jeff Rawle, English actor
  • Jul 21 Diana Dennis, body builder (Women Physique World), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 21 Doug Collins, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972)

Person of interestRobin Williams

Jul 21 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Jumanji, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • Jul 22 Tisa Farrow, actress (Zombie, Fingers, Grim Reaper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 22 Steven Springer, Port of Spain, Trinidad, guitarist and songwriter (Sir Lancelot Pinard), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 23 Edie McClurg, American actress (Cinderella-1985, Hogan Family), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jul 23 Terry Davis, American actress (Stacey Winthrop-Another World), born in NYC, New York

  • Jul 24 Chris Smith, New Zealand politician (Labour), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 24 Lynda Carter, American actress (Wonder Woman, Sky High) and Miss USA (1973), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Jul 25 Vanessa [Connie Witteman], Dutch model and singer, born in Voorburg, Netherlands
  • Jul 25 Verdine White, American bassist (Earth, Wind & Fire), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 26 Bobby Wadkins, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2006), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jul 26 William S. McArthur Jr., American astronaut (STS 58, 74, sk: 92), born in Laurinburg, North Carolina
  • Jul 27 Janet Eilber, American actress (Hard to Hold, Romantic Comedy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 28 Greg Gluffria, rock keyboardist (House of Lords-Sahara), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 28 Anthony A. Williams, American politician, Mayor of the District of Columbia (1999-2007), born in Los Angeles County, California
  • Jul 28 Santiago Calatrava, Spanish architect (Milwaukee Art Museum), born in Valencia, Spain
  • Jul 29 Dean Pitchford, American songwriter ("Fame"; "Let's Hear It For The Boy"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jul 29 Deborah Pryor, California, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
  • Jul 29 Dan Driessen, American baseball player
  • Jul 31 Barry Van Dyke, actor (Battlestar Galactica, Diag Murder), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 31 Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Australian tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Barellan, NSW
  • Jul 31 Gerald Anthony, American actor (Marco Dane-General Hospital, One Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 1 David Jasper, British theologian (University of Glasgow)
  • Aug 1 Robin Heifetz, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 1 Tommy Bolin, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Deep Purple), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1976)
  • Aug 1 Tim Bachman, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Brave Belt and Bachman–Turner Overdrive), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Aug 2 Andrew Gold, American rocker (Lonely Boy), born in Burbank, California (d. 2011)
  • Aug 2 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2016)
  • Aug 2 Per Westerberg, Swedish politician (Speaker of the Riksdag), born in Nyköping, Sweden
  • Aug 2 Joe Lynn Turner [Linquito], American hard rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Fandango; Rainbow), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Aug 3 Johnny Graham, American guitarist and singer (Earth Wind & Fire), born in Louisville, Kentucky

Person of interestMarcel Dionne

Aug 3 Marcel Dionne, Canadian NHL center (LA Kings, NY Rangers), born in Drummondville, Quebec

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne
  • Aug 3 Hans Schlegel, German astronaut (STS 55), born in Überlingen, Germany
  • Aug 4 Lane Evans, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )
  • Aug 5 John Jarratt, Australian actor, director and producer (Picnic at Hanging Rock), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • Aug 6 Catherine Hicks, American actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 6 Daryl Somers, Australian television personality
  • Aug 7 Gary Hall, American swimmer (Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aug 8 Martin Brest, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 8 Phil Carlson, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1979)
  • Aug 8 Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
  • Aug 8 Randy Shilts, American journalist and author (d. 1994)
  • Aug 8 Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian politician, President of Egypt (2012-13), leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, born in El Adwah, Egypt (d. 2019)
  • Aug 8 Laurie Ann Frink, American big band jazz trumpeter and educator, born in Pender, Nebraska (d. 2013)
  • Aug 10 Juan Manuel Santos, Colombian politician, President of Colombia (2010-present) and Nobel laureate (2016), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Aug 11 Donald DeCicco, Brockton Mass, fictional ID of Beldar in Coneheads
  • Aug 11 Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian
  • Aug 12 Charles E Brady Jr, Pinehurst NC, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 78)
  • Aug 12 Hector Rodriguez, Cuba, lightweight judo (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Aug 12 Willie Horton, American murderer and rapist
  • Aug 13 Dan Fogelberg, American rocker (Same Old Lang Syne), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 Gwen Cheeseman, American field hockey goalie (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 13 Jeff Altman, American comedian and actor (Nurses, Pink Lady, Soul Man), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Aug 14 Peter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy), born in New York City, New York
  • Aug 14 Carl Lumbly, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 15 Bobby Caldwell, American singer ("What You Won't Do for Love"), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 15 John Childs, English cricketer (England left-arm spinner, two Tests v WI 1988), born in Lipson, Plymouth, Devon
  • Aug 15 Daba Diawara, Malian politician, born in Bamako, Mali
  • Aug 15 Ann Biderman, American film and television writer (Ray Donovan)
  • Aug 16 Eric Bibb, American blues singer-songwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Richard Hunt, American puppeteer (d. 1992)

  • Aug 17 Alan Minter, English boxer (world middleweight champion 1980), born in Crawley, England (d. 2020)
  • Aug 17 Robert Joy, Canadian actor (Big Shots, CSI), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 18 Greg Pruitt, American football running back (LA Raiders, Super Bowl XVIII), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 19 John Deacon, British rock bassist (Queen - "Another One Bites The Dust"), born in Leicester, England
  • Aug 19 Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1975, Playmate of the Year 1976), born in Grimstad, Norway
  • Aug 19 Randi Oakes, Randalia Iowa, actress (Officer Bonnie Clark-CHiPs)
  • Aug 19 Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer (2005 Academy Award for "Brokeback Mountain"), born in El Palomar, Argentina
  • Aug 20 Greg Bear, American sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Eon, Eternity), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 20 Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 21 Bernhard Germeshausen, German bobsled (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
  • Aug 21 Harry Smith, TV co-anchor (CBS Morning Show), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Aug 21 Eric Goles, Chilean mathematician and computer scientist, born in Antofagasta, Chile
  • Aug 21 Char Margolis, American psychic medium and Dutch TV star, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 21 Margo Kane, Canadian playwright, born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Aug 21 Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple), born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • Aug 22 Teresa Davis, American soul singer (The Emotions) , born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 22 Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese politician, born in Chokpur, Taplejung District, Nepal
  • Aug 22 Gordon Liu [Chia-Hui Liu or Jin-Hsi Shin], Chinese actor (Kill Bill, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin), born in Guangdong, China
  • Aug 23 Jimi Jamison, American rock singer (Survivor - "High On You"), born in Durant, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Aug 23 Mark Hudson, American comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 23 Queen Noor of Jordan [Lisa Najeeb Halaby], American born wife of King Hussein, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 23 Akhmad Kadyrov, 1st President of Chechnya, born in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (d. 2004)
  • Aug 24 Orson Scott Card, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Ender's War), born in Richland, Washington
  • Aug 24 Oscar Hijuelos, American novelist (The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Aug 24 Danny Joe Brown, American singer (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2005)
  • Aug 25 Rob Halford, English heavy metal singer-songwriter (Judas Priest - Got Another Thing), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • Aug 25 Bob Mayo, American session keyboardist (Peter Frampton), born in New York City (d. 2004)
  • Aug 26 Robert G Torricelli, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1983- )
  • Aug 27 Don Pooley Jr, American golfer (US Senior Open 2002), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 28 Dave Hlubek, American rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)

  • Aug 28 Wayne Osmond, American singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Aug 28 Keiichi Suzuki, Japanese songwriter and record producer (Moonriders), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug 30 Dana Rosemary Scallon, Irish singer and actress (Flight of the Doves), born in Islington, London, England
  • Aug 30 Timothy Bottoms, American actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Sep 1 Timothy Zahn, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Cobra Strike)
  • Sep 1 David Bairstow, English cricket wicket keeper, broadcaster (4 Tests; father of England Test 'keeper Jonny), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1998)
  • Sep 2 Mark Harmon, American actor (St Elsewhere, NCIS), born in Burbank, California
  • Sep 2 Michael Gray, American actor (Shazam!, Brian Keith Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 2 Mike Kaminski, English musician (ELO), born in Harrogate
  • Sep 2 Jim DeMint, American politician
  • Sep 3 Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lankan politician, President of Sri Lanka (2015-), born in Yagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Sep 4 Judith Ivey, American actress (Lady in Red, Hello Again), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Sep 4 Martin Chambers, English rock drummer (Pretenders), born in Hereford, United Kingdom
  • Sep 4 Nicu Ceaușescu, youngest child of Romanian Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and considered the President's heir apparent, born in Scornicești, Romania
  • Sep 4 Marita Ulvskog, Swedish politician, born in Luleå, Sweden

Person of interestMichael Keaton

Sep 5 Michael Keaton, American actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Sep 5 Paul Breitner, German footballer, born in Kolbermoor, Germany
  • Sep 5 Patti McGuire, American model and television producer, born in Dexter, Missouri
  • Sep 5 Jamie Oldaker, American musician (461 Oceans Boulevard), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 6 Barry Troyna, English educational sociologist and author (Racism, Education and the State), born in London (d. 1996)

Person of interestChrissie Hynde

Sep 7 Chrissie Hynde, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"), born in Akron, Ohio

Singer-songwriter and Musician Chrissie Hynde
Singer-songwriter and Musician
Chrissie Hynde
  • Sep 7 Mark McCumber, American golfer (10 PGA Tour titles; Tour C'ship 1994), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 7 Morris Albert [Maurício Alberto Kaisermann], Brazilian singer (Feelings), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Sep 7 Mark Isham, American musician and film composer (The Hitcher), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 8 Randy Odle, American astronaut, born in Port Arthur, Texas
  • Sep 8 Tim Gullikson, American tennis player and coach (Pete Sampras coach 1992-95), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 Nikos Karvelas, Greek composer and songwriter, born in Piraeus, Attica, Greece
  • Sep 9 Corry Konings, Dutch singer (Crying Is Too Late For You) and actress, born in Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • Sep 9 Robert Desiderio, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 9 Tom Wopat, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard; One Life to Live) and singer (Consider It Swung), born in Lodi, Wisconsin,

  • Sep 9 Alexander Downer, Australian politician
  • Sep 10 Albert R Wynn, American politician (Rep-D-Maryland 1993-2008), born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 10 Peter Tolson, English rock guitarist (Pretty Things), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • Sep 11 Richard D. Gill, British-Dutch mathematician, born in Redhill, Surrey
  • Sep 12 Berty Ahern, Prime Minister of Ireland (1997-2008), born in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 12 Joe Pantoliano, American actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 12 Gerald Stano, American serial killer (confessed to killing 41 people), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1998)
  • Sep 13 Jean Smart, American actress (Charlene-Designing Women), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 14 Eugene H. Trinh, Vietnamese-American astronaut (STS 50), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • Sep 15 Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer
  • Sep 15 Pete Carroll, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2013, Seattle Seahawks 2010-20; New York Jets, New England Patriots; USC), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 17 Cassandra Peterson, [Elvira], American actress (Echo Park, Elvira), born in Manhattan, Kansas
  • Sep 18 Dee Dee Ramone [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones), born in Fort Lee, Virginia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 18 Ben Carson, American neurosurgeon, Republican politician and US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 18 Marc Surer, Swiss motor racing driver, born in Arisdorf, Switzerland
  • Sep 19 Daniel Lanois, Canadian record producer, born in Hull, Quebec, Canada

Person of interestGuy Lafleur

Sep 20 Guy Lafleur, Canadian NHL right wing (Montreal, NY Rangers), born in Thurso, Quebec

NHL Legend Guy Lafleur
NHL Legend
Guy Lafleur
  • Sep 20 Joanna Cameron, American actress (I Love My Wife, Isis), born in Aspen, Colorado
  • Sep 20 Javier Marías, Spanish translator and novelist (Corazón tan blanco), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 21 Ed Delahoussaye, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (1982-83 Kentucky Derby), born in New Iberia, Louisiana
  • Sep 21 Bob Franks, (Rep-R-NJ)
  • Sep 21 Bruce Arena, American soccer coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer/guitarist/keyboardist (Nits)
  • Sep 21 Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen rebel leader (d. 2005)
  • Sep 23 Ron Klink, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • Sep 24 Terry Metcalf, NFL, CFL running back (St Louis, Toronto), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 24 Douglas Kmiec, American legal scholar
  • Sep 25 Robert "Bob" McAdoo, American former NBA player (Buffalo Braves) and assistant coach (Miami Heat), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Sep 25 Burleigh Drummond, American rocker (Ambrosia), born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Person of interestMark Hamill

Sep 25 Mark Hamill, American actor (Luke Skywalker-Star Wars), born in Oakland, California


  • Sep 26 Stuart Tosh, Scottish musician (The Alan Parsons Project), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Sep 27 Jim Shooter, American comic book writer
  • Sep 27 Paul Craig, British law professor
  • Sep 27 Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage)
  • Sep 28 Christian Marlowe, actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 28 Dave Rajsich, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Sep 28 Silvia Dionisio, actress (Riavanti Marsh!, Amici Miei), born in Rome, Italy
  • Sep 28 Wei Chen, Canadian journalist
  • Sep 29 David Murray, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper)

Person of interestMichelle Bachelet

Sep 29 Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (2006-10, 2014-present), born in Santiago, Chile

President of Chile Michelle Bachelet
President of Chile
Michelle Bachelet
  • Sep 29 Andrés Caicedo, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
  • Sep 29 Maureen Caird, Australian hurdler
  • Sep 29 Mike Enriquez, Philippine broadcaster
  • Sep 30 Catie Ball, American 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-4X4 gold-1968)
  • Sep 30 Nicholas Yermakov, American sci-fi author (Epiphany, Jehad, Clique)
  • Sep 30 Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Oct 1 Brian Greenway, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 2 Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power and actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestSting

Oct 2 Sting [Gordon Sumner], British actor, songwriter and singer (The Police), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting