On This Day

Famous People Born in 1952 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 778 of 778

  • Sep 27 Didier Dubois, French mathematician
  • Sep 27 André Viger, French Canadian wheelchair marathoner (3 Paralympics gold medals), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 2006)
  • Sep 28 Anthony Davis, footballer
  • Sep 28 Sylvia Kristel, Neth, actress (Emmanuelle, Priv School for Girls), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 29 Monika Zehrt, East German 400m runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Riesa, East Germany
  • Sep 29 Gábor Csupó, Hungarian-American animator (Rugrats), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Sep 29 Max Sandlin, American politician (Rep-(D)-Texas 1997-2005), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • Sep 30 Darrell Hair, cricketer (Australian Test umpire since 1993-94)
  • Sep 30 Frank Zincavage, American new wave bassist (Romeo Void - "Never Say Never")
  • Sep 30 John Lombardo, American songwriter and guitarist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York
  • Sep 30 Jack Wild, British actor (Oliver!, H.R. Pufnstuf), born in Lancashire, England (d. 2006)
  • Oct 1 Jacques Martin, Canadian NHL coach, executive (Ottawa Senators, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens), born in Rockland, Ontario
  • Oct 1 Earl Slick [Frank Madeloni] American rock guitarist (David Bowie; Phantom, Rocker & Slick), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 2 George Meegan, British adventurer who walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska, born in London
  • Oct 2 John Otway, English cult rocker, born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Oct 2 Wahed Wafa, Tajik singer, born in Afghanistan
  • Oct 3 Gary Troup, New Zealand cricket fast/medium bowler (15 Tests, 39 wickets; 22 ODI), born in Taumarunui, King Country
  • Oct 4 Anita Luceete Defrantz, American rower (Olympic bronze 1976; first female vice-president IOC executive committee), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 4 Jody Stephens, American rock drummer (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennesee
  • Oct 4 Nina Carter, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde), born in London, England
  • Oct 5 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions), born in Liverpool

Person of interestImran Khan

Oct 5 Imran Khan, 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan (2018- ) and cricket all-rounder (88 Tests, 3,807 runs, 362 wickets), born in Lahore, Pakistan

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan
  • Oct 5 Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor 9My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn), born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
  • Oct 5 Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host, born in Rome (d. 2007)
  • Oct 6 Ayten Mutlu, Turkish poet and writer
  • Oct 7 Graham Yallop, Australian cricketer (Australian capt in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6), born in Balwyn, Australia
  • Oct 7 Ludmila Tourischeva, Soviet gymnast (Olympic gold 1972), born in Grozny, Russia
  • Oct 7 Mary Badham, American actress, born in Birmingham, Alabama

Person of interestVladimir Putin

Oct 7 Vladimir Putin, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • Oct 8 Clifford Adams, American trombone player (Kool & the Gang - "Joanna"), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • Oct 8 Jan Marijnissen, Dutch politician (Leader of the Socialist Party), born in Oss, Netherlands
  • Oct 8 Edward Zwick, American film director (Shakespeare in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestSharon Osbourne

Oct 9 Sharon Osbourne, English-American music manager, TV personality (X-Factor, America's Got Talent) and wife of Ozzy Osbourne, born in London

Music Manager and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • Oct 10 Bobby Nystrom, Swedish NHL right wing (Stanley Cup 1979-83; jersey #23 retired 1995), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 12 Trevor Chappell, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests, underarm bowling controversy), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Oct 12 Danielle Proulx, French Canadian actress, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 13 Beverly Johnson, American model and actress (Ashanti Land of No Mercy), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Oct 13 Michael R. Clifford, American astronaut (STS 53, 59, 76), born in Norton AFB, California
  • Oct 14 Harry Anderson, American comic, magician, and actor (Night Court - "Judge Harry Stone"; Dave's World), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2018)
  • Oct 14 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer and pianist, born in Zaandam, Netherlands
  • Oct 14 Nikolai Adrianov, Soviet-Russian gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)
  • Oct 16 Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)
  • Oct 16 Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American funk-rock bassist (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2013)
  • Oct 16 Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
  • Oct 18 Roy Dias, cricketer (pioneering Sri Lankan Test batsman)
  • Oct 18 Bảo Ninh, Vietnamese novelist
  • Oct 18 Jerry Royster, American baseball player
  • Oct 18 Chuck Lorre, American television director, writer, and producer (Dharma & Greg; Two and a Half Men; The Big Bang Theory), born in Plainview, New York
  • Oct 19 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • Oct 20 Dave McLelland, Canadian NHL goaltender (Vancouver Canucks), born in Penticton, British Columbia
  • Oct 20 Melanie Mayron, actress (30 Something, Car Wash, Missing), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 20 Mikhail Georgiyevich Potapov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Oct 21 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead, 1979-90), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1990)
  • Oct 21 Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter
  • Oct 21 Allen Hoey, American poet and novelist

Person of interestJeff Goldblum

Oct 22 Jeff Goldblum, American actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day), and jazz pianist (The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra), born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

  • Oct 23 Pierre Moerlen, French rock-jazz fusion drummer and percussionist (Gong: Mike Oldfield), born in Colmar, France (d. 2005)
  • Oct 25 Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek soccer midfielder (46 caps; Olympiacos; Panathinaikos) and manager (Panathinaikos), born in Piraeus, Greece (d. 2004)
  • Oct 26 Andy Richards, British-Australian session and touring keyboard player ("Relax"; "Careless Whisper"), and producer, born in London, England
  • Oct 26 Andrew Motion, English poet (British Poet Laureate 1999-2009), born in London
  • Oct 26 Abbas al-Musawi, influential Lebanese Shia cleric, and founder and leader of Hezbollah, born in Al-Nabi Shayth, Lebanon (d. 1992)
  • Oct 26 David Was [Weiss], American rock musician and producer (Was (Not Was) - "Walk The Dinosaur"), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestRoberto Benigni

Oct 27 Roberto Benigni, Italian director and actor (Life Is Beautiful, The Tiger and the Snow), born in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

  • Oct 28 Annie Potts, American actress (Designing Women - "Mary Jo"; Any Day Now), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Oct 28 Tommy Dobeck, American rock drummer (Michael Stanley Band)
  • Oct 29 Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist (Raydio)
  • Oct 29 Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Oct 31 Bernard Edwards, bassist (Chicago-Addicted to Love), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • Nov 2 Kate Linder, American actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless), born in Pasadena, California
  • Nov 2 Maxine Nightingale, English soul music singer (Right Back Where We Started From), born in Wembley, London

Person of interestLarry Fink

Nov 2 Larry Fink [Laurence Douglas Fink], American chairman and CEO of BlackRock, born in Los Angeles, California

Chairman and CEO of BlackRock Larry Fink
Chairman and CEO of BlackRock
Larry Fink
  • Nov 3 Felix R de Rooy, Curacaos poet/sculptor

Person of interestRoseanne Barr

Nov 3 Roseanne Barr, American comedienne and TV star (Roseanne), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Nov 3 Jim Cummings, American voice actor (Winnie the Pooh), born in Youngstown, Ohio

Person of interestDavid Ho

Nov 3 David Ho, Taiwanese-American pioneering HIV/AIDS researcher, born in Taichung, Taiwan

AIDS Researcher David Ho
AIDS Researcher
David Ho

Person of interestBill Walton

Nov 5 Bill Walton, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA C'ship 1977, 1986; NBA Finals MVP 1977; Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics), born in La Mesa, California

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • Nov 5 Oleg Blokhin, Ukrainian footballer, born in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
  • Nov 5 Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist, born in Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Nov 6 Michael Cunningham, American novelist and screenwriter (The Hours), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 7 David Petraeus, Commanding General of Multinational Force Iraq (2007-08), born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York
  • Nov 8 Alfre Woodard, American actress (Primal Fear, Cross Creek), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Nov 8 Christie Ann Hefner, American businesswoman, CEO of Playboy Enterprises (1988-2009) and daughter of Hugh Hefner, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 8 Jan Raas, Dutch cyclist (World champ 1979), born in Heinkenszand, Netherlands
  • Nov 8 Jerry Remy, American MLB player and commentator, born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Nov 8 John Denny, American baseball pitcher (NL Cy Young Award 1983; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Prescott, Arizona
  • Nov 9 Sherrod Brown, American politician (Rep-D-Ohio 1993-2007, Senate 2007-), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • Nov 10 Pat Severs, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi-Fred Jake), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • Nov 10 Gerry DiNardo, American football player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish) and coach (Colorado), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 11 Paul Cowsill, American rock keyboardist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Nov 12 Ronald Burkle, American entrepreneur
  • Nov 13 Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor (The Jewell in the Crown), born in Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Nov 13 David Frank, American musician and record producer, born in Weston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 13 Merrick Garland, American attorney and judge (US Attorney General 2021-), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 14 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 15 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, American pro wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW), born in Sarasota, Florida (d. 2011)
  • Nov 15 Zoltán Buday, Hungarian born actor
  • Nov 16 Robin McKinley, American writer (The Hero and the Crown), born in Warren, Ohio
  • Nov 16 Piero Falchetta, Italian archivist (Biblioteca Marciana), born in Venice, Italy
  • Nov 16 Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer (Nintendo, creator of Mario and The Legend of Zelda), born in Sonobe, Kyoto, Japan
  • Nov 17 Cyril Ramaphosa, South African activist and politician, President of South Africa (2018-), born in Soweto, South Africa
  • Nov 17 Roman Codreanu, Romania, wrestler (Olympic-1980)
  • Nov 18 Delroy Lindo, actor (Get Shorty, Ransom)
  • Nov 18 Peter Beattie, Australian politician
  • Nov 20 John Van Boxmeer, National Hockey League player, born in Petrolia, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Deborah Shelton, actress (Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 21 Eamonn Coghlan, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic 4th 76)
  • Nov 21 Lorna Luft, American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Nov 23 Francie Larrieu Smith, American 1.5/3/10K track runner (AAU 1 mile-1979)
  • Nov 23 Bill Troiano, American tuba player and teacher (Long Island Tuba Quartet), born in Plainview, New York
  • Nov 24 Brijesh Patel, cricketer (Indian batsman 1974-77)
  • Nov 24 Norbert Haug, German motorsport executive (Mercedes Benz)
  • Nov 24 Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
  • Nov 25 Ernest Harden Jr, actor (Marcus-Jeffersons), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 25 John Lynch, American politician current governor of New Hampshire
  • Nov 26 Wendy Turnbell, Australian tennis player (1979,82 US Opens Double), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Nov 27 James D. Wetherbee, American Naval officer and astronaut (STS 32, 52, 63, 86), born in Flushing, New York
  • Nov 27 Sheila Copps, Canadian politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada (1993-97), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Nov 27 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Nov 28 Jeff Fahey, actor (Darkman III, Crossover, Serpent's Lair)
  • Nov 28 S Epatha Merkerson, Saginaw Michigan, American actress (Jacob's Ladder, Terminator 2)
  • Nov 29 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa)
  • Nov 29 Dusty Hare, English rugby player
  • Nov 30 Mandy Patinkin, American actor and singer (Yentl, The Princess Bride, Homeland), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 30 Keith Giffen, American comic book writer and artist
  • Dec 2 Keith Szarabajka, American actor (The Equalizer), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Dec 2 Carol Shea-Porter, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 3 Don Barnes, American rock guitarist (38 Special - "Teacher, Teacher"), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 3 Duane Roland, American southern-rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet - Flirtin' With Disaster), born in Jeffersonville, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • Dec 3 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 3 Benny Hinn, American televangelist
  • Dec 4 Ronald M. Sega, American professor of systems engineering and astronaut (STS 60, 76), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 5 Bobby Barth, American rocker vocalist and guitarist (Axe), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Dec 6 Craig Newmark, American entrepreneur and founder of the website Craigslist, born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Dec 7 Georges Corraface, Greek-French actor and president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 7 Susan Collins, American politician (U.S. Senator from Maine), born in Caribou, Maine
  • Dec 8 Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Dec 8 Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore Health Minister
  • Dec 9 Michael Dorn, American actor (Worf-Star Trek Next Generation), born in Luling, Texas
  • Dec 10 Susan Dey, American actress (1st Love, Partridge Family, LA Law), born in Pekin, Illinois
  • Dec 11 Susan Seidelman, American film director (Desperately Seeking Susan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 12 Ajit De Silva, Sri Lankan cricket spin bowler (4 Tests), born in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 12 Cathy Rigby (McCoy), American gymnast (Olympics, 1968 & 1972), stage actress (Peter Pan), and sports commentator, born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 12 Sarah Douglas, British actress (Conan; Superman II; Falcon Crest), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
  • Dec 12 Herb Dhaliwal, Canadian politician, born in Chiheru, Punjab, India
  • Dec 13 John Francome, English jockey, born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
  • Dec 13 Sylvester Ritter (Junkyard Dog), American professional wrestler, born in Wadesboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • Dec 14 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 14 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor, born in Petit-Saguenay, Quebec
  • Dec 14 John Lurie, American jazz saxophonist (Lounge Lizards), composer and actor (Down By Law; Stranger Than Paradise), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 15 Allan Simonsen, Danish footballer (Borussia Mönchengladbach), born in Vejle, Denmark
  • Dec 15 Julie Taymor, American director
  • Dec 16 Joel Garner, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indian cricketer (two-metre West Indian pace bowler 1977-87)
  • Dec 16 Francesco Graziani, Italian footballer
  • Dec 17 Hans Alders, Dutch minister of environment (PvdA)
  • Dec 18 Rosie Vela, American model and singer-songwriter (Zazu, Fool's Paradise), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Dec 18 David Hentschel, British recording engineer, producer, and film score composer, born in Sussex, England
  • Dec 20 Jenny Agutter, English actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy), born in Taunton England
  • Dec 20 Sergio Vastano, Italian actor (Nightclub, Prete Bello), born in Rome, Italy
  • Dec 21 Dennis Boutsikaris, American actor (Batteries Not Included), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 21 Steve Furniss, American swimmer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dec 21 Joaquín Andújar, Dominican baseball pitcher (Cardinals), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic (d. 2015)
  • Dec 23 Hans Abrahamsen, Danish classical music composer (Left, Alone), born in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
  • Dec 23 William Kristol, American political commentator, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 25 CCH Pounder, Guyanese American actress (ER. The Shield), born in Georgetown, French Guiana
  • Dec 25 Desireless [Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop], French singer (Voyage, voyage), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 26 Andre-Michel Schub, French pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 27 Karla Bonoff, American rock singer (New World, Restless Nights), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Dec 27 Tovah Feldshuh, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 27 Jay Hill, Canadian politician
  • Dec 27 David Knopfler, British singer-songwriter (Dire Straits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dec 27 Craig Reynolds, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1978-79; Seattle Mariners; Houston Astros), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 28 Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Baltimore Orioles)
  • Dec 28 Arun Jaitley, Indian Politician
  • Dec 29 Gelsey Kirkland, American ballerina (Nutcracker), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 29 Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet/Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)
  • Dec 30 Larry Bartlett, photographic printer
  • Dec 30 Somtow Sucharitkul [S. P. Somtow], Thai composer and sci-fi author (Utopia Hunters), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 30 June Anderson, American coloratura soprano, born in Boston, Massachusetts