Famous People Born in 1953 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 764

Leon SpinksLeon Spinks (1953-2021)

Jul 11 American boxer (WBC, WBA heavyweight champion 1978; Olympic gold light heavyweight 1976), born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • Jul 11 Peter Bergman, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, actor (Eat or Be Eaten)
  • Jul 11 Peter Brown, American funk and disco singer ( "Do Ya Wanna Get Funky with Me" ), songwriter ("Material Girl"), and producer, born in Blue Island, Illinois
  • Jul 13 Larry Gomes, dependable West Indian cricket left-handed batsman (1976-87)
  • Jul 13 Milica "Mila" Mulroney (née Pivnički), wife of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney, born in Sarajevo, PR Bosnia-Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia.
  • Jul 13 Violeta Dinescu, Romanian pianist, composer (Tabar), and music professor, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • Jul 14 Bebe Buell [Beverle Lorence], American model, singer, and Playboy playmate (Nov 1974), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Jul 15 Franklyn Seales, West Indian-American stage and screen actor (The Onion Field; Silver Spoons - "Dexter"), born in Calliaqua, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (d. 1990)
  • Jul 15 Jean-Bertrand Aristide, president of Haiti (1991, 1994- )
  • Jul 15 John Denham, Seaton, Devon, England, MP (Labour)
  • Jul 16 Douglas J. Feith, American Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 16 Philece Sampler, American actress (Another World, 1987-89 -"Donna Love"; Days Of Our Lives, 1981-84 - "Renée"), and anime voice dubber, born in San Angelo, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Jul 18 Neil Stubenhaus, American session and touring bass guitarist, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut [1]
  • Jul 18 Peter Greenall, 4th Baron Daresbury, British aristocrat and businessman, born in Marylebone, London
  • Jul 19 Howard Schultz, American businessman, CEO of Starbucks, born in New York City
  • Jul 20 Dan Shaughnessy, American sports writer
  • Jul 20 Marcia Hines, American-born Australian singer (Marcia Shines), born in Boston, Massachessetts
  • Jul 20 Thomas Friedman, American journalist
  • Jul 21 Brian Talbot, British soccer midfielder (6 caps; Ipswich, Arsenal) and manager (WBA, Hibernian, Rushden & Diamonds, Oldham), born in Ipswich, England
  • Jul 21 Eric Bazilian, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and mandolin player (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 21 Jeff Fatt, Chinese Australian actor
  • Jul 22 Brian Howe, British rock singer (Bad Company, 1986-93 - "This Love"; "Holy Water"), born in Portsmouth, England (d. 2020)
  • Jul 22 Jimmy Bruno, American jazz guitarist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 22 Sylvia Chang, Taiwanese actress
  • Jul 23 Chris Pinnick, American session and touring guitarist (Chicago; Herb Alpert), born in Van Nuys, California

Graham GoochGraham Gooch (69 years old)

Jul 23 English cricketer, captain of England, opening batsman and prolific run scorer, born in London

Najib RazakNajib Razak (69 years old)

Jul 23 Malaysian politician (Prime Minister of Malaysia, 2009-2018), born in Kuala Lipis, Malaya

  • Jul 24 Claire McCaskill, American politician (US Senator from Missouri (D), 2007-19), born in Rolla, Missouri
  • Jul 24 Garry Shider, American funk and psychedelic soul guitarist and musical director (Parliament-Funkadelic.), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2010)
  • Jul 24 Jon Faddis, American jazz trumpeter and educator, born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 24 Steve Grogan, American NFL quarterback, 1975-90 (New England Patriots), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 26 Robert Phillips, American classical guitarist, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 27 Wim van de Camp, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Oss, Netherlands
  • Jul 27 Yahoo Serious [Greg Gomez Pead], Australian comedian, born in Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia
  • Jul 28 Steve Duncan, American country-rock drummer (Desert Rose Band - "Love Reunited"), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Geddy LeeGeddy Lee (69 years old)

Jul 29 Canadian rock vocalist, and bassist (Rush - "Tom Sawyer"; "The Trees"; "New World Man"), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Jul 29 Ken Burns [Kenneth Lauren], American director and documentary film producer (The Civil War, Baseball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 29 Tim Gunn, American television and fashion personality (Project Runway), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 30 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-9), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 30 Phil Davis, British actor (Whitechapel; North Square; Vera Drake), and director, born in Highgate, London, England
  • Jul 31 Hugh McDowell, British cellist (Electric Light Orchestra - "Strange Magic"; "Evil Woman"), born in Hampstead, London (d. 2018)
  • Jul 31 James Read, American actor (North and South), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 31 Jimmy Cook, South African cricket opening batsman (3 Tests), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal
  • Jul 31 Ted Baillieu, Australian Politician, Premier of Victoria (2010-13), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Aug 1 Robert Cray, American Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist, and singer ("Smoking Gun"; "The Forecast Calls for Pain"), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Aug 2 Butch Patrick [Patrick Alan Lilley], American actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters), born in Inglewood, California
  • Aug 3 Ian Bairnson, Scottish musician (Alan Parsons Project; Kate Bush), born in Lerwick, Shetland Isles
  • Aug 4 Michael Harris, American trumpet and flugelhorn player (The Phenix Horns - Earth, Wind & Fire; Phil Collins)
  • Aug 5 Samantha Sang [Cheryl Lau Sang], Australian pop singer (Emotion), born in Melbourne
  • Aug 6 Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)
  • Aug 6 Pat MacDonald, American rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Timbuk 3 - "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Aug 7 Anne Fadiman, American writer, born in New York City, New York
  • Aug 8 "Sweet" Lou Dunbar, basketball player (Harlem Globetrotters)
  • Aug 8 Don Most, American actor and director (Ralph Malph-Happy Days), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 8 Lloyd Austin, American general, 1st black Secretary of Defense (2021-), born in Mobile, Alabama

Nigel MansellNigel Mansell (69 years old)

Aug 8 British Auto Racer (World F1 champion 1992, Indy Car 1993), born in Upton-upon-Severn, England

  • Aug 10 Mark Doty, American poet and prose writer

Hulk HoganHulk Hogan (69 years old)

Aug 11 WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89), born in Augusta, Georgia

  • Aug 11 Sanford Jensen, American actor (Foley Square), born in South Haven, Michigan
  • Aug 12 Peter Ostroushko, American fiddler, mandolin player, and composer (A Prairie Home Companion), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2021)
  • Aug 13 Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgarian economist, Head of the IMF (2019-), born in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Aug 14 Cliff Johnson, American computer game author, born in Hanover, New Hampshire
  • Aug 14 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic; Apollo 13; Avatar), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 16 Catlin O'Heaney, American actress (Snow White-Charmings), born in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
  • Aug 16 James "J.T." Taylor, American R&B singer (Kool & The Gang - "Ladies' Night"; "Celebration"; "Joanna"), born in Laurens, South Carolina
  • Aug 16 Kathie Lee Gifford, American TV presenter (Live with Regis & Kathie Lee, Today show), born in Paris, France,
  • Aug 16 Nick Leyva, baseball manager (Phillies 1988-91)
  • Aug 17 Judith Regan, American book publisher, born in Massachusetts
  • Aug 17 Kevin Rowlands, British rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners - "Come On Eileen"), born in Wednesfield, England
  • Aug 17 Robert Thirsk, Canadian astronaut (STS 78), born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Aug 18 Louie Gohmert, American politician, born in Pittsburg, Texas
  • Aug 19 Luis Muñoz, Costa Rican jazz percussionist, composer, and bandleader, born in San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Aug 19 Mary Matalin, American political consultant (campaign director for George H. W. Bush), born in Burnham, Illinois
  • Aug 19 Nanni Moretti, Italian film actor, director and producer (Caro diario), born in Bruneck, Italy
  • Aug 20 Peter Horton, American actor (Gary-30 Something), born in Bellevue, Washington
  • Aug 21 Ivan Stang, American writer and filmmaker (Church of the SubGenius), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 22 Paul Ellering, American wrestling manager, born in Melrose, Minnesota
  • Aug 23 Bobby Gubby, English rocker (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies), born in Epsom, Surrey, England
  • Aug 23 Ezra Idlet, American folk, rock, and family music guitarist, and singer-songwriter (Trout Fishing In America - "My Hair Had A Party Last Night"), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Aug 23 Klaus-Dietrich Flade, German cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14), born in Büdesheim, Germany
  • Aug 24 John Cowan, American rock, progressive bluegrass session and touring bass player, and vocalist (New Grass Revival, 1974-89; Doobie Bothers, 1993-95), born in Minerva, Ohio
  • Aug 24 Ron Holloway, American jazz, funk, and rock tenor saxophonist (Gil Scott-Heron; Tedeschi Trucks Band), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 27 Alex Lifeson [Živojinović], Serbian-Canadian rock guitarist (Rush - "Limelight"), born in n Fernie, British Columbia
  • Aug 27 John Sambataro, American session and touring rock vocalist and guitarist (Andy Gibb; McQuinn, Clark & Hillman; Dave Mason), born in South Florida
  • Aug 27 Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor
  • Aug 29 James Quesada, Nicaraguan-American anthropologist
  • Aug 29 Rick Downey, American rock drummer and vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult, 1981-85)
  • Aug 29 Speedy Gonzales, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Cat-Tails for Two"

Robert ParishRobert Parish (69 years old)

Aug 30 American College/Basketball HOF center (9 x NBA All-Star; NBA C'ship 1981, 84, 86 Boston Celtics; 97 Chicago Bulls), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

  • Aug 30 Ron George, American politician (Member of the Maryland House of Delegates), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Aug 31 György Károly, Hungarian poet and author, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2018)
  • Aug 31 Marcia Clark [Kleks], American LA DA (O.J. Simpson Case), born in Berkeley, California
  • Sep 1 Beau Billingslea, American voice actor
  • Sep 1 Chuck Orton, US sysop, (Emerald BBS, Oregon)
  • Sep 1 Ted Petty, American professional wrestler (d. 2002)

Ahmad Shah MassoudAhmad Shah Massoud (1953-2001)

Sep 2 Afghan political and military leader who fought the Soviet Union and led the Northern Alliance against the Taliban, born in Bazarak, Panjshir, Afghanistan

  • Sep 2 Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
  • Sep 2 John Zorn, American jazz and avant garde musician and composer, born in New York City
  • Sep 3 Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director (Amelie), born in Roanne, Loire, Rhône-Alpes, France
  • Sep 3 Munir H. Habib, Syrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3 backup)
  • Sep 4 Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, American actor (Freddie-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 4 Michael Stean, English chess grandmaster, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Sep 5 Paulie Carmen, American rock vocalist (Champaign), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Sep 6 Katherine Cannon, American actress (Father Murphy, Survivors), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sep 6 Mohamed Kedir, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Ethiopia
  • Sep 7 Ben Bossi, American rock saxophonist (Romeo Void), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 7 Michael Byron, American classical composer (Tidal), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 9 Alisher B Usmanov, Russian business magnate and investor, born in Chust, Uzbekistan
  • Sep 10 Amy Irving, American actress (Yentl, Carrie, Crossing Delancy), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Sep 11 Jani Allan, South African journalist and media personality, born in London
  • Sep 11 Lenise Bent, American audio engineer in music (Blondie, The Knack) and film (L.A. Heat), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 11 Renée Geyer, Australian singer ("It's A Man's Man's World"; "Stares and Whispers"), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2023) [1]
  • Sep 11 Tommy Shaw, American rock guitarist, and singer (Styx - "Come Sail Away"; Damn Yankees), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Sep 12 John Williams, American archer (Olympic gold individual 1972; World C'ship gold 1971), born in Cranesville, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 12 Nancy "Nan" Goldin, American photographer (The Ballad of Sexual Dependency), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 13 Taryn Power, American actress (Maria); youngest daughter of Tyrone Power Mexican actress Linda Christian, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2020)
  • Sep 14 Judy Playfair, Australian swimmer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 14 Tom Cora, American cellist and composer, born in Yancey Mills, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • Sep 15 Pat Barrett, Canadian pop and doo-wop vocalist (Crew Cuts - "Sh-Boom"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Sep 16 Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Sep 16 Earl Klugh, American jazz pianist and guitarist, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 16 Gene Taylor, American politician (Rep-D-Mississippi), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 16 Jerry Pate, American golfer (US Open 1976; 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Macon, Georgia
  • Sep 16 Lenny Clarke, American actor (Officer Hampton-John Larroquette Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 16 Michael Rhodes, American country, rock, and jazz session and touring bass player, born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Sep 16 Nancy Huston, Canadian novelist (Cantique des plaines) and essayist, born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Sep 17 Altaf Hussain, Pakistani politician and founder of MQM
  • Sep 17 Rita Rudner, American comedienne (Funny People), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 18 Betsy Boze, American academic (9th president of The College of The Bahamas), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Sep 18 Gerald Custer, American choral conductor and composer (I Kiss My Hand to the Stars), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 20 Jeff Jones, Canadian rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 21 John Mengatti, American actor (Nick-White Shadow, For Love & Honor), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 21 Sunny Johnson, American actress (Flashdance), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 1984)
  • Sep 22 Richard Fairbrass, English singer and bassist (Right Said Fred), born in Kingston upon Thames, England
  • Sep 22 Ségolène Royal, French politician (Socialist party), 1st Frenchwoman to be nominated for the Presidency by a major party, born in Dakar, French West Africa
  • Sep 22 Tomasz Wójtowicz, Polish volleyball player (Olympic gold 1976; World C'ship gold 1974; Legia Warsaw, Santal Parma) and broadcaster, born in Lublin, Poland (d. 2022)
  • Sep 25 Richard Harvey, British musician and composer (Gryphon), born in London, England
  • Sep 26 Aivars Lembergs, Latvian politician, born in Jēkabpils, Latvia
  • Sep 26 Dolores Keane, Irish folk singer, born in Sylane, County Galway, Ireland
  • Sep 27 Benjamin Gene Brown, 4X400 runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 27 Claudio Gentile, Italian footballer
  • Sep 27 Diane Abbott, British politician (L) 1st black woman elected to UK parliament, born in London
  • Sep 27 Greg Ham, Australian rock saxophonist and flutist (Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2012)
  • Sep 27 Heather Watts, American ballerina (Dancing on My Grave), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 27 Mata Amritanandamayi, Indian religious leader
  • Sep 27 Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaican reggae bassist (Sly & Robbie - "DJ Riot"), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2021)
  • Sep 28 Jim Diamond, Scottish singer-songwriter (I Should Have Known Better), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Sep 29 Drake Hogestyn, American actor (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Ft Wayne, Indiana
  • Sep 29 Jean-Claude Lauzon, Canadian filmmaker (Leola; Night Zoo), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1997)
  • Sep 29 Warren Cromartie, American baseball player (Montreal Expos), born in Miami Beach, Florida
  • Sep 30 Deborah Allen, American country singer (Jim Stafford Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 30 S.M. Stirling, Canadian-American author (Draka series), bon in Metz, France

Grete WaitzGrete Waitz (1953-2011)

Oct 1 Norwegian long distance athlete (9 x NYC Marathon titles; World C'ship gold 1983; 5 x gold World Cross Country; WR x 4), born in Oslo, Norway

  • Oct 1 John Hegley, British poet
  • Oct 2 Ernest Bai Koroma, Sierra Leonean politician, President of Sierra Leone (2007-), born in Makeni, Sierra Leone
  • Oct 3 Karen Bass, American politician and social worker (1st woman elected Mayor of Los Angeles 2022-; Rep-(D)-California 2011-2022), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 4 Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss new-age harpist (Down to the Moon), born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Oct 4 Gil "The Bird" Moore, Canadian rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario [some sources give birth date as Feb. 12, 1951]
  • Oct 4 Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-French actor
  • Oct 5 James Lascelles, British grandson of English princess Mary, born in Bayswater, London
  • Oct 5 John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher
  • Oct 5 Sandra "Puma" Jones, American reggae singer (Black Uhuru, 1979-86), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 1990)
  • Oct 6 Klaas Bruinsma, Dutch drug lord (d. 1991)
  • Oct 7 (Hector) "Tico" Torres, American rock drummer (Bon Jovi - "Livin' On A Prayer";"It's My Life"), born in New York City
  • Oct 7 Christopher Norris, American actress (Summer of '42, Eat My Dust), born in New York City, New York
  • Oct 8 Ricky Lee Phelps, American singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "The Ballad Of Davy Crockett"), born in Paragould, Arkansas
  • Oct 8 Robert Saxton, British classical composer (The Circle of Light; Caritas), born in London
  • Oct 9 Hank Pfister, American tennis star, born in Bakersfield, California
  • Oct 9 Tony Shalhoub, American actor (Wings, Monk, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Oct 10 (James) "Midge" Ure, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and synth player ("Dear God"; Ultravox - "We Came to Dance"; Band Aid - "Do They Know It's Christmas?"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 10 Gus Williams, American NBA guard (Golden State, Seattle, Washington), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Oct 11 David Morse, American actor (St Elsewhere, House, Inside Moves), born in Beverly, Massachusetts
  • Oct 12 Serge Lepeltier, French politician, born in Le Veurdre, Allier, France
  • Oct 13 Bill Schuette, American lawyer and politician (53rd Attorney General of Michigan), born in Midland, Michigan

Pat DayPat Day (69 years old)

Oct 13 American thoroughbred jockey (9 x winner of the American Triple Crown; 6 x US Champion in wins; 2 x US Champion in earnings; $298m career purses), born in Brush, Colorado

  • Oct 14 Greg Evigan, American actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place), born in South Amboy, New Jersey
  • Oct 14 Kazumi Watanabe, Japanese jazz and jazz-fusion guitarist, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 14 Marcel Zeeuw, Surinamese soldier (coup 1982), born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 2015)
  • Oct 14 Roland Butcher, Barbados born English cricketer (1st cricketer of Caribbean descent to play for England 1981), born in Saint Philip Parish, Barbados
  • Oct 14 Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer and singer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Oct 15 Betsy Clifford, Canadian alpine skier, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 15 Larry Miller, American comedian and actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 15 Tito Jackson, American singer (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; "Never Can Say Goodbye"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Oct 16 Martha Smith, American actress (Animal House) and model (Playboy playmate July 1973), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 16 Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer
  • Oct 16 Susan Pedersen, American 4 X 100m medley swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Oct 16 Tony Carey, American rock keyboardist, and singer-songwriter (Rainbow; Planet P Project), born in Watsonville, California
  • Oct 20 Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

Keith HernandezKeith Hernandez (69 years old)

Oct 20 American MLB 1st baseman (St Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), born in San Francisco, California

  • Oct 21 Charlotte Caffey, American rock guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist (The Go-Go's - "We Got The Beat"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Oct 21 Eleonora Giorgi, actress (Nu de Femme, To Forget Venice), born in Rome, Italy
  • Oct 21 Keith Green, American musician (d. 1982)
  • Oct 21 Peter Mandelson, British politician
  • Oct 22 Roy Ristie, Suriname/Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie)
  • Oct 23 Pauline Black [Belinda Magnus], English ska singer (Selecter -"On My Radio"), born in Romford, East London
  • Oct 24 Billy Thomas, American singer (McBride & Ride - "I Count on You"), born in Fort Meyers, Florida
  • Oct 24 James di Donato, open water swimmer, one of the Tiger Twins (world record for swimming the butterfly in 40.6 miles)
  • Oct 24 Jonathan di Donato, open water swimmer, one of the Tiger Twins (world record for swimming the butterfly in 40.6 miles)
  • Oct 25 Mark McNulty, Irish-Zimbabwean golfer (The Tradition 2007; 16 European Tour titles), born in Bindura, Zimbabwe
  • Oct 25 Muffin Spencer-Devlin, American golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Piqua, Ohio