On This Day

Famous People Born in 1953 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 735 of 735

  • Nov 3 Kathy Kinney, American actress (Drew Carey Show), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • Nov 3 Helios Creed, American musician (Chrome)
  • Nov 4 Carlos Gutierrez, American politician (35th United States Secretary of Commerce 2005-09), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Nov 4 Jacques Villeneuve (elder), Canadian auto racer (North American Formula Atlantic Champion 1980–81; Can-Am Champion 1983), born in Berthierville, Quebec
  • Nov 4 Marvel Williamson, American educator, born in Holton, Kansas
  • Nov 5 Florentino V. Floro, Filipino judge (suspended from the Philippine judiciary in 2006 due to mental illness), born in Manila, Philippines
  • Nov 5 Joyce Maynard, American journalist and novelist (Labor Day), born in Durham, New Hampshire
  • Nov 7 Lucinda Green, English equestrian (Olympic silver 1984), born in Andover, Hampshire, England
  • Nov 8 John Musker, American animation director (Moana), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 9 Gaétan Hart, Canadian boxer
  • Nov 11 Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (XTC - "Mayor Of Simpleton"), born in Mtarfa, Malta
  • Nov 11 Kostas Skandalidis, Greek politician, born in Kos, Greece
  • Nov 11 Kahil El'Zabar [Clifton Blackburn], American jazz percussionist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 12 Vasilis Karras [Kesoglidis], Greek folk singer (Tilefonise Mou), born in Kokkinohori, Greece
  • Nov 12 Baaba Maal, Senegalese singer and guitarist (The Traveller), born in Podor, French West Africa (now Senegal)
  • Nov 13 Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English Celtic-punk rock drummer (The Pogues), born in London
  • Nov 13 Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)
  • Nov 13 Tracy Scoggins, actress (Colbys, Gumshoe Kid), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Nov 13 Frances Conroy, American actress
  • Nov 13 Andrés Manuel López Obrador [AMOL], Mexican politician, President of Mexico (2018-), born in Tepetitán, Mexico
  • Nov 13 Waswo_X._Waswo, American Photographer
  • Nov 13 Bob Brett, Australian tennis coach (Boris Becker, Goran Ivanišević, Marin Čilić), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2021)
  • Nov 14 Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France
  • Nov 14 James Guthrie, English music producer and sound engineer (Pink Floyd), born in Edmonton, England
  • Nov 15 Alexander O'Neal, rocker (James Hearsky Harris III), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Nov 15 Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
  • Nov 16 Griff Rhys Jones, British humorist and actor (Morons From Outer Space), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Nov 17 Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)
  • Nov 17 Vítor Oliveira, Portuguese soccer midfielder (Braga, Portimonense) and manager (won 11 promotions to Primeira Liga, 6 as champion), born in Matosinhos, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • Nov 18 Kevin Nealon, American actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Nov 18 Alan Moore, British comic book writer and novelist
  • Nov 18 Alan Murphy, British rock session guitarist (Kate Bush), born in Islington, London, England (d. 1989)
  • Nov 19 Robert Beltran, American actor (Star Trek Voyager)
  • Nov 19 Tom Villard, American actor (d. 1994)
  • Nov 20 Greg Gibson, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic silver 1984), born in Stafford, Virginia
  • Nov 21 Tina Brown, British journalist (New Yorker, Tattler), born in Maidenhead, United Kingdom
  • Nov 21 Asa Brebner, American guitarist and singer-songwriter (Modern Lovers; The Chartbusters), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • Nov 22 Wayne Larkins, cricketer (England opening batsman of 80's)
  • Nov 22 Urmas Alender, Estonian singer (d. 1994)
  • Nov 22 Billy M. Sprague, American rocket scientist
  • Nov 23 Martin Kent, cricketer (Queensland batsman played for Australia 1981)
  • Nov 23 Francis Cabrel, French folk and country singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Agen, France
  • Nov 24 Tod Machover, composer
  • Nov 24 Glenn Withrow, American actor
  • Nov 25 Monique St Pierre, German model, Playboy model (Nov 1978, Playmate of Year 1979), born in Weisbaden, Germany
  • Nov 25 Jeffrey Skilling, American former CEO of Enron
  • Nov 26 Hilary Benn, British Labour Party politician, born in Hammersmith, London
  • Nov 26 Harry Carson, American football player (New York Giants), born in Florence, South Carolina
  • Nov 27 Curtis Armstrong, American actor (Moonlighting, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 27 Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer (Aquarium), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • 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 5 John Molo, American rock and jazz drummer (Bruce Hornsby and The Range; Moonalice) ,born in Bethesda, Maryland)
  • 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 8 Stan Harrison, American rock and jazz saxophonist and woodwind player (Mud Music Ensemble)
  • Dec 8 Ric Sanders, British folk-rock, jazz violinist (Fairport Convention; Stomu Yamash'ta; Soft Machine, born in Birmingham, England

Person of interestJohn Malkovich

Dec 9 John Malkovich, American actor (The Killing Fields; Dangerous Liaisons), born in Christopher, Illinois

  • Dec 9 World B. Free [Lloyd Bernard Free], American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers; Cleveland Cavaliers; Golden State Warriors), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 10 Diane Schuur, American jazz pianist and singer (Diane Schuur & the Count Basie Orchestra; Heart To Heart), 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 [Steinberg], American rock lead guitarist (The Cars - "My Best Friend's Girl"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 18 Khas-Magomed Hadjimuradov, Chechen bard
  • Dec 18 Jim "Kimo" West, Canadian guitarist (More Guitar Stories), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 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-British concert pianist and conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Dec 21 Arie Luyendyk, American-Dutch Indy-car racer (1990 Indianapolis 500), born in Sommelsdijk, Netherlands
  • Dec 22 Bernnadette Stanis, American actress (Thelma-Good Times), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 22 David Leisner, American classical guitarist and composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 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 Football Club), born in Haywards Heath, England
  • Dec 26 Valeri Yuriyevich Sharov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow
  • Dec 26 Leonel Fernández, Dominican politician & President of the Dominican Republic (2004-12), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 26 Henning Schmitz, German recording engineer & keyboardist (Kraftwerk, 1991-present), born in Wuppertal, Germany
  • 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, French pop instrumental pianist (Amour, Romantic America), born in Paris
  • Dec 28 Robert Pittman, TV executive/developer (MTV)
  • Dec 28 Roberto Cacciapaglia, Italian pianist and composer of electronic and classical music, born in Milan, Italy
  • 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 pop singer (Milk And Honey) and actress, born in Rehovot, Israel
  • Dec 29 Thomas Bach, German lawyer (9th President International Olympic Committee 2013-present), born in Würzburg, West Germany
  • 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 Sacramento, California (d. 1997)