On This Day

Famous People Born in 1953 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 681 of 681

  • Nov 27 Curtis Armstrong, American actor (Moonlighting, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 27 Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer (Aquarium)
  • Nov 27 Stephen "Steve" Bannon, American advisor to Trump, chair of Breitbart News, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Nov 28 Nadezhda Olizarenko, USSR, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Nov 28 Sixto Lezcano, baseball player
  • Nov 29 Alex Grey, American artist
  • Nov 30 Mike Espy, (Rep-D-Mississippi)
  • Nov 30 Shuggie Otis, American singer-songwriter, born in Los Angeles California
  • Nov 30 David Sancious, American musician, born in Asbury Park, New Jersey
  • Dec 2 Jay Haas, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2006, 08; Senior Players C'ship 2009; 9 PGA Tour titles), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 2 Meg Griffin, American DJ (WNEW-FM, WPLJ-FM, WKRK-FM)/VJ (V-1)
  • Dec 3 Franz Klammer, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold downhill 1976; World C'ships gold combined 1974, downhill 1976), born in Mooswald, Carinthia, Austria
  • Dec 3 Robert Guediguian, French director (The Snows of Kilimanjaro), born in Marseille, France
  • Dec 4 Rick Middleton, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Canada Cup gold 1984; NHL All-Star Game 1981-82, 84; Boston Bruins), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 4 Jean-Marie Pfaff, Belgian soccer goalkeeper (64 caps; Beveren, Bayern Munich), born in Lebbeke, Belgium
  • Dec 5 Larry Zbyszko [Living Legend, Whistler], American professional wrestler (WCW/AWA/NWA/WWF), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Dec 6 Gina Hecht, American actress (Melanie-Hizzoner, Mork & Mindy), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 6 Kin Shriner, American actor (Scott-General Hospital, Rituals), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 6 Thomas Hulce, American actor (Amadeus, Equus, Echo Park), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 6 Wil Shriner, American talk show host (Wil Shriner Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 6 Gary Ward, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestSam Kinison

Dec 8 Sam Kinison, American screaming comedian and actor (Back to School, Charlie Hoover), born in Yakima, Washington (d. 1992)

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Dec 8 Roy Firestone, American sportscaster (Life's Most Embarrassing Moments), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 8 Kim Basinger, American actress
  • Dec 8 Norman Finkelstein, American professor, activist
  • Dec 9 John Malkovich, American actor and director (Killing Fields), born in Christopher, Illinois
  • Dec 9 World B. Free [Lloyd Bernard Free], American NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 10 Diane Schuur, American jazz singer (Diane Schuur & the Count Basie Orchestra), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Dec 11 Bess Armstrong, American actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 11 Peter Isacksen, American actor (CPO Sharkey, Jessie), born in Fullerton, California
  • Dec 12 Bruce Kulick, American rock guitarist and singer (KISS), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 13 Thomas E. Sanders, American aerial cameraman (Living Daylights), born in San Pedro, California (d. 2017)
  • Dec 13 Zoltán Magyar, Hungarian side horse gymnast (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Budapest, Hungary

Person of interestBen Bernanke

Dec 13 Ben Bernanke, American economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve (2006-14), born in Augusta, Georgia

Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke
Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Ben Bernanke
  • Dec 13 Bill Castro, Dominican baseball player, born in Santiago, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 13 Bob Gainey, Canadian NHL player & hockey bureaucrat, born in Peterborough, Canada

  • Dec 14 Joe Toplyn, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 14 Vijay Amritraj, Indian tennis player and actor (Octopussy), born in Chennai, India
  • Dec 14 René Eespere, Soviet-born Estonian composer, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Dec 14 Vangelis Meimarakis, Greek lawyer and politician, born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 14 Mikael Odenberg, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 15 J. M. DeMatteis, American comic book writer
  • Dec 16 Filip Bolluyt, Dutch actor (Daybreak)
  • Dec 17 Barry Livingston, actor (Ernie-My 3 Sons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 17 Ikue Mori, Japanese experimental drummer and composer, born in Tokyo
  • Dec 17 Mark Gane, rocker (M+M), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestBill Pullman

Dec 17 Bill Pullman, American actor (Sommersby, League of their Own, Independence Day), born in Hornell, New York

  • Dec 17 Samuel Hadida, film distributor
  • Dec 18 Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], rock guitarist (Cars), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 18 Khas-Magomed Hadjimuradov, Chechen bard
  • Dec 19 Peter McEwan, cricketer (NZ batsman early 80's)
  • Dec 21 Betty Wright [Bessie Norris], American R&B singer-songwriter (Clean Up Woman), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2020)
  • Dec 21 Andras Schiff, Hungarian pianist (Tchaikovsky-1974), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Dec 21 Arie Luyendyk, American-Dutch Indy-car racer (1990 Indianapolis 500), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
  • Dec 22 Bernnadette Stanis, American actress (Thelma-Good Times), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 22 David Leisner, American composer
  • Dec 23 John Callahan, American actor (Craig-Santa Barbara, Falcon Crest), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 23 Tatsumi Fujinami, Japanese wrestler (WWF/NWA), born in Kunisaki, Ōita Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 23 Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Dec 24 François Loos, French politician, born in Strasbourg, France
  • Dec 25 Dave Wasick, American NFL player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 26 Matthew Harding, English businessman, soccer administrator (Chelsea Footfall Club), born in Haywards Heath, England
  • Dec 26 Valeri Yuriyevich Sharov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Dec 26 Leonel Fernández, Dominican politician, President of the Dominican Republic (2004-12), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 26 Henning Schmitz, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • Dec 26 Steve Sisolak, American politician, Governor of Nevada (2019-), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dec 27 Arthur Kent [The Scud Stud], American newscaster (prominent Gulf War coverage for NBC), born in Alberta, Canada
  • Dec 27 Kevin Wright, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1979)
  • Dec 28 Richard Clayderman, pianist (Amour, Romantic America)
  • Dec 28 Robert Pittman, TV executive/developer (MTV)
  • Dec 29 Kate Schmidt, American javelin thrower (Olympic bronze 1972, 76; WR 69.32m 1977), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 29 Stanley "Tookie" Williams, American gangster, born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • Dec 29 Gali Atari, Israeli singer & actress, born in Rehovot, Israel
  • Dec 30 Daniel T Barry, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Dec 30 Bill Kazmaier, American powerlifter
  • Dec 30 Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
  • Dec 30 Meredith Vieira, American television journalist
  • Dec 31 James Remar, American actor (48 Hours, Rent-a-Cop, Cotton Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 31 Jane Badler, American actress (Fine Gold, Easy Kill, V), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 31 Yahya Ould Hademine, Mauritanian politician & 13th Prime Minister of Mauritania (2014-present), born in Timbédra, French West Africa
  • Dec 31 Michael Hedges, American new age guitarist and composer, born in Sacrament, California (d. 1997)