Famous People Born in 1953

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 688

  • Jan 1 Alpha Blondy, [Seydou Kone], Ivory coast, reggae singer (Jerusalem)
  • Jan 1 Kevin Hangon, composer
  • Jan 1 Rochelle S Abramson, violinist
  • Jan 1 Greg Carmichael, British guitarist (Acoustic Alchemy)
  • Jan 1 Gary Johnson, American businessman, politician, Libertarian Party nominee for Presiden 2016, born in Minot, North Dakota
  • Jan 3 Angelo Parisi, French heavyweight judo (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Jan 4 Norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer
  • Jan 5 Pamela Sue Martin, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • Jan 5 Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers)
  • Jan 5 Mike Rann, Australian politician
  • Jan 5 George Tenet, American CIA director
  • Jan 6 Malcolm Young, guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jan 7 Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)
  • Jan 7 Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
  • Jan 8 Bruce Sutter, pitcher (Cubs, Cards, Braves)
  • Jan 9 Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author
  • Jan 10 Bobby Rahal, Indy-car racer (over 15 wins)
  • Jan 10 Pat Benatar, [Andrezejewski], American singer (Hell Is for Children), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 11 Anna Marchesini, Italian entertainer
  • Jan 11 John Sessions, Scottish actor
  • Jan 13 Bob Baffert, American Racing Hall of Fame trainer (Triple Crown 2015, 18), born in Nogales, Arizona
  • Jan 15 Randy White, NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 15 Kent Hovind, American evangelist
  • Jan 15 Ta-Tanisha, American actress
  • Jan 16 Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi (d. 1984)
  • Jan 17 Sheila Hutchinson, rocker
  • Jan 18 Brett Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 19 Linda Hayden, Stanmore, Middlesex, English actress (The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Boys from Brazil)
  • Jan 19 Desi Arnaz Jr., American actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride) and musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 19 Richard Legendre, Canadian politician
  • Jan 21 Fausto Bara, Mexican actor (Gaucho-Renegades)

Person of interestPaul Allen

Jan 21 Paul Allen, American entrepreneur, co-founder of Microsoft, born in Seattle, Washington

Co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen
Co-founder of Microsoft
Paul Allen
  • Jan 22 Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor (Chung Trio)
  • Jan 22 Jim Jarmusch, American director
  • Jan 23 Robin Zander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Cheap Trick-Dream Police), born in Beloit, Wisconsin
  • Jan 23 Pat Haden, NFL quarterback (LA Rams), born in Westbury, New York
  • Jan 23 Antonio Villaraigosa, Hispanic-American 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles

Person of interestPavlo Lazarenko

Jan 23 Pavlo Lazarenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine (1996-97), born in Karpivka

Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine
Pavlo Lazarenko
  • Jan 24 Brian Matthews, actor (Burning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 24 Moon Jae-in, South Korean politician, President of South Korea (2017-), born in Geoje, South Korea
  • Jan 25 Malcolm Green, rocker (Split Enz-I Got You)
  • Jan 25 The Honky Tonk Man, American professional wrestler
  • Jan 25 Mark Weil, Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)
  • Jan 26 Andrée van Es [Andrée Christine of Es], Dutch politician (PSP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Jan 26 Bert Heerink, Amsterdam, rock vocalist
  • Jan 26 Lucinda Williams, American singer-songwriter (Passionate Kisses, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jan 26 Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Jan 28 Debbie Steinbach, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 29 Dalila di Lazzaro, Udine Italy, covergirl/model (Vogue)
  • Jan 29 Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist
  • Jan 29 Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer (d. 1995)

  • Jan 29 Lynne McGranger, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jan 30 Fred Hembeck, Yaphank, New York, American cartoonist
  • Jan 31 Aart Mol, Dutch bassist (Catapult)
  • Feb 1 Andy Mill, American skier, husband of Chris Everet, born in Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Feb 1 C A Barnett, headmaster (Whitgift School)
  • Feb 1 Brendan Batson, English former footballer
  • Feb 2 James Mndaweni, South African worker's union leader/president (NACTU)
  • Feb 2 Penny Pulz, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 2 Duane Chapman, American bounty hunter
  • Feb 3 Savvas Tsitouridis, Greek politician
  • Feb 4 Svetlana Ulmasova, USSR, 3K (world title 1978)
  • Feb 4 Kitaro, Japanese composer
  • Feb 5 John Beilein, American basketball coach
  • Feb 6 Susie Hutchison, Flintridge California, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)
  • Feb 7 Robert Brazile "Dr. Doom", NFL player (Houston Oilers), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Feb 7 Dan Quisenberry, American MLB player (5-time AL saves leader), born in Santa Monica, California, (d. 1998)
  • Feb 8 Mary Steenburgen, Newport Ark, actress (Parenthood, Time After Time)
  • Feb 8 Roger Clavet, Québécois politician
  • Feb 9 André Sevard, Canadian NHL player, born in Témiscaming, Quebec
  • Feb 9 Gary Franks, (Rep-R-Connecticut)
  • Feb 9 Gabriel Rotello, American television documentary producer
  • Feb 10 Carl Joseph Stone, composer
  • Feb 10 John Shirley, American sci-fi author (Eclipse Penumbra, Eclipse Corona)
  • Feb 11 Alan Rubin, music figure (Blues Brothers)
  • Feb 11 Philip Anglim, actor (Dane-Thorn Birds), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 11 Stephen D Thorne, Frankfurt-on-Main, German FR, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut

Person of interestJeb Bush

Feb 11 [John Ellis] Jeb Bush, American politician (Governor of Florida (R) 1999-2007), born in Midland, Texas

US Governor Jeb Bush
US Governor
Jeb Bush
  • Feb 12 Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], actress (Maggie-Growing Pains), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 12 Nabil Shaban, British actor
  • Feb 12 Robin Thomas, American actor
  • Feb 13 Sharon Wyatt, Lebanon Tenn, actress (Tiffany-General Hospital)
  • Feb 13 Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner (world record 5k indoor)
  • Feb 13 Rico J. Puno, Filipino pop singer
  • Feb 14 Wayne Siegel, composer
  • Feb 14 Carmine Rojas, American composer, musical director and bass guitarist (Joe Bonamassa), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Feb 15 Derek Conway, British MP
  • Feb 15 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (d. 2005)
  • Feb 16 Andre St Lauren, NHLer
  • Feb 16 George Martin, NFLer (NY Giants)
  • Feb 16 Mike Ford, Canadian tour golfer (1976 Port Jefferson Open), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 16 Roberta Williams, video game designer (Mystery House, Sierra Entertainment), born in La Verne, California
  • Feb 17 Janice Dickinson, American model (Vogue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 18 Derek Pellicci, rock drummer (Little River Band-Help Is On It's Way)
  • Feb 18 Nico Arzbach, rock guitarist/singer (Stampei, Dike)
  • Feb 18 Robin Bachman, Winnipeg, guitarist (BTO-You Aint Seen Nothing Yet)
  • Feb 19 Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)
  • Feb 19 Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President of Argentina (2007-2015), born in La Plata, Buenos Aires
  • Feb 20 Carol Cummins, Clintwood Va, 2nd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 20 Riccardo Chailly, conductor (West Berlin Symph Orchestra), born in Milan, Italy
  • Feb 20 Poison Ivy, American musician (The Cramps)
  • Feb 21 Christine Ebersole, Park Forest Ill, actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie)
  • Feb 21 William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)
  • Feb 22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire)
  • Feb 22 Nigel Planer, British actor
  • Feb 23 Sallie L Baliunas, astrophysicist
  • Feb 23 Satoru Nakajima, Japanese racing driver
  • Feb 25 Garrett Glaser, entertainment correspondent (Entertainment Tonight)
  • Feb 25 José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain
  • Feb 25 Kim Yeong-cheol, South Korean actor
  • Feb 26 Bree Walker, news anchor (WNBC TV, KNBC TV)
  • Feb 26 Michael Bolton, Ct, rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About)
  • Feb 28 Ricky "Dragon" Steamboat, [Richard Blood], wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)
  • Feb 28 Ingo Hoffmann, Brazilian racing driver

Person of interestPaul Krugman

Feb 28 Paul Krugman, American economist and New York Times columnist (Nobel Prize in Economics 2008), born in Albany, New York

Economist Paul Krugman
Economist
Paul Krugman
  • Mar 1 Bandula Warnapura, cricketer (1st Sri Lanka Test captain)
  • Mar 2 William Simmons, sax/keyboardist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Mar 3 Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russian cosmonaut
  • Mar 3 Dave Amato, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Can't Fight this Feeling)
  • Mar 3 Zico, Brazilian footballer
  • Mar 4 Christopher H Smith, (Rep-R-NJ, 1981- )
  • Mar 4 Kay Lenz, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Scott Hicks, Ugandan-born film director
  • Mar 4 Paweł Janas, Polish football manager and former footballer
  • Mar 5 Russel D Feingold, (Sen-D Wisconsin)
  • Mar 5 Valery Grigoriyevich Korzun, Russian colonel/cosmonaut (TM-24)
  • Mar 6 Jackie Zeman, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Mar 6 Jan Kjærstad, Norwegian author
  • Mar 7 Jules Shear, rock musician
  • Mar 7 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (E!), born in Pasadena, California
  • Mar 7 Kenny Aronoff, American drummer (John Mellencamp), born in Albany, New York
  • Mar 8 Jim Rice, Anderson, South Carolina, American MLB left fielder (AL MVP 1978)
  • Mar 8 Kathleen Ann Shower, Brookville Oh, Playmate of the Year (May, 1985)
  • Mar 8 Bob Brozman, American musician
  • Mar 8 Don Werner, American baseball player
  • Mar 9 Henriëtte Tol Dutch, actress (Soldier of Orange), born in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Mar 10 Caroline H "Carolien" van de Berg, actress (Havinck)
  • Mar 10 Paul Haggis, Canadian film director
  • Mar 10 Ronnie Earl [Ronald Horvath], American blues guitarist (The Broadcasters), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 11 Bernie LaBarge, Canadian musician
  • Mar 12 Labamba, [Richard Rosenberg], rocker (Asbury Jukes)
  • Mar 12 Carl Hiaasen, American journalist and author
  • Mar 12 Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepalese politician
  • Mar 13 Andy Bean, American PGA golfer (Western 1978, Kemper 1978), born in LaFayette, Georgia
  • Mar 13 Deborah Raffin, actress (Ransom, Demon, 40 Carats), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 14 Tim McKee, American 400m medley swimmer (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Mar 15 Colin Croft, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler 1977-82)
  • Mar 15 Judi Spiers, TV presenter
  • Mar 15 Richard Bruton, Irish politician
  • Mar 16 Isabelle Huppert, French actress (The Piano Teacher), born in Paris
  • Mar 16 Richard Stallman, American free software activist
  • Mar 17 Filemon Lagman, Filipino communist revolutionary (d. 2001)
  • Mar 17 Chuck Muncie, American football running back, (d. 2013)
  • Mar 18 Helmer C Koetje, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 18 Jamie West-Oram, rocker (Fixx)
  • Mar 18 Margaret L Augustine, project manager (Biosphere 2), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Mar 18 Nicholas Wisdom, cricketer (son of comic Norman, 2 games Sussex 1974)
  • Mar 19 Billy Sheehan, rocker (Mr Big-Lean Into It)
  • Mar 19 Hans Rinn, German DR, 2 man lugist (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Mar 19 Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Mar 21 Carl Wolfson, comedian (Thicke of the Night), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 21 Shotgun Johnson [Robert], rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Band-Give it Up)
  • Mar 22 Thomas H Andrews, (Rep-D-Maine)
  • Mar 23 Chaka Khan [Yvette Marie Stevens], American singer and songwriter (Rufus, I am Every Woman), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 23 Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, British MP
  • Mar 23 Bo Diaz, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1990)
  • Mar 24 Louie Anderson, American comedian (Ratboy, Wrong Guys), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Mar 24 Steve Lubbers, cricketer (capt of Dutch World Cup team 1996)
  • Mar 25 Haroon Rashid, cricketer (Pakistani & WSC batsman late 70's)
  • Mar 25 Mary Gross, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 26 Michael Bonagura, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mar 26 Tatyana Providokhina, Russian 1K runner (world record)
  • Mar 26 Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Mar 26 Lincoln Chafee, American Senator from Rhode Island
  • Mar 26 Youssouf Togoïmi, Chadian rebel (d. 2002)
  • Mar 26 William "Billy" Lyall, Scottish musician (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1989)
  • Mar 27 Walter "Wally" Stocker, British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Babys- "Missing You"), born in London, England
  • Mar 27 Pamela Roylance, actress (Sarah-Little House on Prairie), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 28 Nydia M Velazquez, Puerto Rican politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York, born in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
  • Mar 28 Melchior Ndadaye, 1st Hutu President of Burundi (1993), born in Nyabihanga, Burundi (d. 1993)
  • Mar 30 Cydney Bernard, American film producer
  • Mar 31 Greg Martin, singer (Ky Headhunters-Davy Crockett), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Mar 31 Sean Hopper, California, rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • Mar 31 Dennis Kamakahi, Grammy Award-winning musician (d. 2014), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Apr 1 Aftab Baloch, cricketer (Pakistani in 2 Tests, scored 428 for Sind 74)
  • Apr 1 Barry Sonnenfeld, director (Get Shorty, Men in Black), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 2 David Robinson, American rock drummer (Cars, The Modern Lovers), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Apr 2 Debralee Scott, American actress (Cathy-Mary Hartman, Angie), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Apr 2 Jim Allister, Northern Irish politician, born in Listooder, Crossgar, Northern Ireland
  • Apr 3 Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei-The Dike), born in Amsterdam
  • Apr 3 Craig Taubman, Jewish-American singer (Friday Night Live), born in Millington, Tennessee
  • Apr 4 Robert Bertrand, Canadian politician (Liberal Party of Canada), born in Fort-Coulonge, Quebec, Canada
  • Apr 5 John Buchanan, Australian cricketer (Qld batsman 78-79, Shield coach 1995), born in Ipswich, Queensland
  • Apr 6 Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Apr 6 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • Apr 6 Patrick Doyle, Scottish film composer (Artemis Fowl, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Thor), born in Uddingston, Scotland
  • Apr 7 Everard Endt, American sailor (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Apr 9 Hal Ketchum, country singer (Small Town Saturday Night), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • Apr 10 David Moorcroft, British athlete (5,000m world record holder 1982-85) born in Coventry, England
  • Apr 10 Terre Roche, American rocker (Roches), born in New York