Famous People Born in 1954 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 695

  • Apr 24 Jack Blades, American rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger), born in Palm Desert, California
  • Apr 24 Vince Ferragamo, American football quarterback (LA Rams, Montreal Alouettes), born in Torrance, California
  • Apr 24 Mumia Abu-Jamal, American journalist and political activist sentenced to death and then to life in prison, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 25 Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)
  • Apr 28 Ron Zook, American Football Coach
  • Apr 29 Bill Paxon, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Apr 29 Deborah Iyall, rocker (Romeo Void)

Person of interestJerry Seinfeld

Apr 29 Jerome "Jerry" Seinfeld, American comedian and actor (Seinfeld, Bee Movie), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld
  • Apr 29 Jake Burton Carpenter, American snowboarder
  • Apr 30 Gunther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Apr 30 Jane Campion, New Zealand film director (The Piano), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • May 1 Michael Scott, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
  • May 1 Ray Parker Jr, rock guitarist/vocalist (Ghostbusters), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • May 1 Taslim Arif, Pakistan cricket wicket keeper (210no v Aust 1980), born in Karachi, Sindh (d. 2008)
  • May 1 Joel Rosenberg, sci-fi author
  • May 2 Bulelani Ngcuka, South African attorney and leader (UDF), born in Middlerift, South Africa
  • May 2 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, born in Ohio (d. 1982)
  • May 3 Gary Young, American drummer (Pavement), born in Mamaroneck, New York
  • May 4 Julie Budd, American singer (Child of Plenty), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 4 Pia Zadora, American actress and singer, born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • May 4 Doug Jones, American attorney and politician (Rep-D-Alabama 2017-), born in Fairfield, Alabama
  • May 5 Angelo Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 5 John Greg Adams, PGA golfer (1982 Hall of Fame-2nd), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • May 5 Dave Spector, American television personality and commentator
  • May 6 Sergei Nikolayevich Tresvyatsky, Russian cosmonaut
  • May 6 Dora Bakoyannis, Greek politician
  • May 7 Philippe Geluck, Belgian comedian and cartoonist, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • May 8 David Keith, actor (Back Roads, Firestarter), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • May 8 Pat Meyers, LPGA golfer
  • May 8 Stephen Furst, American actor (Animal House, St. Elsewhere), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • May 9 Balazs Taroczy, Hungarian tennis star
  • May 10 Jeff Apple, producer (In the Line of Fire), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 11 Edgar Riley Jr, rocker (Axe K)
  • May 11 Judith Weir, English composer, Master of the Queen's Music, born in Cambridge
  • May 11 John Gregory, English football manager
  • May 11 Lubomir Stoykov, Bulgarian journalist and broadcaster
  • May 13 Johnny Logan, Irish singer and songwriter
  • May 14 Jens Sparschuh, German writer
  • May 15 Bob Beauchemin, Winnipeg Canada, golfer (West Coast Open-1982, 83)
  • May 15 Robert P. Harrison, American thinker
  • May 16 Janet Maw, actress (Sparrow, King John, Mayor of Casterbridge)
  • May 16 Dafydd "Dave" Williams, Canadian physician and astronaut (sk: STS 90), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • May 16 Joseph Polchinski, American leading theoretical physicist (multiverse), born in White Plains, New York (d. 2018)
  • May 17 John Iles, dolby supervisor (Elephant Man, Richard III)
  • May 17 Michael Roberts, jockey
  • May 18 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster
  • May 18 Wreckless Eric, rocker (Waxworks, Be Stiff)
  • May 18 Reinhold Heil, German composer
  • May 19 Rick Cerone, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 19 Phil Rudd, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 20 Galina Vasilyevna Amelkina, Russian doctor/cosmonaut

  • May 20 James Henderson, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • May 20 Guy Hoffman, American musician (Violent Femmes)
  • May 20 David Paterson, American politician
  • May 20 Cindy Hensley McCain, wife of John McCain
  • May 20 Robert Van de Walle, Belgian judoka
  • May 21 Bill Abbott, sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • May 21 Marina Langner, Dusseldorf Germany, Miss World runner-up (1975)
  • May 21 Marc Ribot, American guitarist (Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, John Zorn), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 22 Jerry Dammers, keyboardist (Specials-Special)
  • May 22 Shuji Nakamura, Japanese-born American electronic engineer (invented the Blue LED), born in Ikata, Japan
  • May 25 Alison Stern, wife of radio personality Howard Stern (Private Parts)
  • May 26 Alan Hollinghurst, British novelist
  • May 26 Danny Rolling, American murderer (d. 2006)
  • May 27 Catherine Carr, US breaststroke swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1972)
  • May 27 Pauline Hanson, Australian politician
  • May 27 Jackie Slater, American football player
  • May 28 George E Mahlberg, Astrophysicist, Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson CA (1974-78)
  • May 28 John Tory, Canadian politician
  • May 28 Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist (d. 1988)
  • May 29 Pankaj Kapoor, Indian actor (Ek Doctor Ki Maut, Raakh), born in Ludhiana, Punjab
  • May 31 Vicki Sue Robinson, American singer (d. 2000)
  • May 31 Thomas Mavros, Greek footballer
  • Jun 2 Michael Steele, rocker (Bangles-Eternal Flame, Walk Like an Egyptian)
  • Jun 2 Dennis Haysbert, American actor (Allstate Insurance, The Unit), born in San Mateo, California
  • Jun 3 Cindy Ferro, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 3 Daniel "Dan" Hill, Canadian pop singer and songwriter (Sometimes When We Touch, Can't We Try), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 3 Wally Weir, Quebec ice hockey player
  • Jun 5 Peter Erskine, jazz drummer (Weather Report)
  • Jun 5 Michael "Nicko" McBrain, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave), born in London, England
  • Jun 5 Phil Neale, English cricketer and coach, born in Scunthorpe
  • Jun 5 Nancy Stafford [Nancy Elizabeth], Wilton Manors, Florida, American actress (Joan-St Elsewhere, 1977 Miss Florida)
  • Jun 5 Haluk Bilginer, Turkish actor
  • Jun 6 Harvey Fierstein, playwright (Torch Song Trilogy, ID4), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 6 Cynthia Rylant, American author
  • Jun 7 Lui Passaglia, CFL place kicker (BC Lions), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jun 7 Louise Erdrich, American author (Love Medicine, The Bingo Palace), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • Jun 8 Sergei Storchak, Russian deputy finance minister
  • Jun 9 Pete Byrne Bath, English rocker (Naked Eyes), born in Bath, Somerset
  • Jun 9 George Pérez, American comic book artist
  • Jun 9 Gregory Maguire, American fantasy writer
  • Jun 10 Richard "Rich" Hall, American comedian, writer, and musician (Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Not Necessarily the News), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jun 11 Gary Fencik, American NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 11 John Dyson, Australian cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman), born in Kogarah, Sydney, Australia
  • Jun 11 Johnny Neel, American musician, singer and songwriter (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule, Dickey Betts), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Jun 12 Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host and comedian, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jun 12 Neil Oatley, English engineer
  • Jun 13 Bo [Robert] Donaldson, American rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 13 Daniel Seemiller, Pitts, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • Jun 13 Jorge Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Malo), born in Autlán de Navarro
  • Jun 13 Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician
  • Jun 13 Rita Cadillac, Brazilian dancer
  • Jun 13 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian economist (Minister of Finance 2011-15), born in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State
  • Jun 14 Will Patton, actor (No Way Out, Ballzaire the Cajun), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jun 15 James Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 15 Terri Gibbs, blind singer (Somebody's Knockin'), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Jun 15 Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager
  • Jun 15 Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)
  • Jun 16 Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
  • Jun 16 Jeffrey S Ashby, astronaut (sk: STS 85), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 16 Doane Perry, American musician, composer, and author (Jethro Tull), born in Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, New York
  • Jun 17 Mark Linn-Baker, American actor (Perfect Strangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 18 William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)
  • Jun 19 Jim Cooper, (Rep-D-TN, 1983- )
  • Jun 19 Michael O'Brien, British MP
  • Jun 19 Kathleen Turner, American actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile), born in Springfield, Missouri
  • Jun 19 "Taz" Tasmanian Devil, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Robert McKimson and Warren Foster, (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Devil May Hare"
  • Jun 20 Alan Lamb, South African/British cricket player (79 tests for England), born in Langebaanweg, Cape Province
  • Jun 20 Michael Anthony, rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman)
  • Jun 20 Ilan Ramon, Israeli combat pilot and astronaut (d. 2003)
  • Jun 21 Anne Kirkbride, Oldham Lancashire, English actress (Deidre-Coronation Street)
  • Jun 21 Jeremy Coney, cricketer (NZ captain turned them into world-beaters)
  • Jun 21 Robert Pastorelli, American actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 21 Müjde Ar, Turkish actress
  • Jun 21 Mark Kimmitt, American Army general, 16th Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs (2008-9), born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • Jun 21 Robert Menasse, Austrian writer
  • Jun 22 Amparo Munoz, Malgra Spain, Miss Universe (1974)
  • Jun 22 Bobby Valentino, rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
  • Jun 22 Charles T Canady, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • Jun 22 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Wishmaster, Duet), born in Los Angeles, California [or Jan 22]
  • Jun 22 Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (Chico & the Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 25 David Paich, American rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 25 John C. Kimmel, American horse trainer, born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jun 25 Lina Romay, Spanish actress (Conan the Barbarian), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2012)
  • Jun 25 Daryush Shokof, Iranian filmmaker (Hitler's Grave), born in Tehran, Iran
  • Jun 28 A. A. [Adrian Anthony] Gill, British critic (The Sunday Times), born in Edinburgh (d. 2016)
  • Jun 28 Alice Krige, South African actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller)
  • Jun 28 Ava Barber, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jun 29 Rick Honeycutt, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Jun 30 Bryn B Burrows, rock drummer (Fabulous Poodles)
  • Jun 30 Ken Olin, actor (Thirtysomething, Det Quinn-EZ Street), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 30 Pierre Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (d. 2004)
  • Jun 30 Serzh Sargsyan, Armenian politician, President of Armenia (2008-18), born in Stepanakert, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
  • Jul 1 Mike Reid, American golfer (2 PGA Tour wins), born in Bainbridge, Maryland
  • Jul 1 Chip Hanauer, American hydroplane racer (world champion 1982), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jul 2 Wendy Schaal, actress (It's a Living, Julie-Fantasy Is), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 3 Debbie Skinner, LPGA golfer
  • Jul 4 Jim Beattie, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Jul 4 Chang-dong Lee, South Korean filmmaker and novelist (Secret Sunshine, Poetry), born in Daegu, South Korea
  • Jul 5 John Wright, NZ cricketer (opening batsman 1978-92)
  • Jul 5 Leni Björklund, Swedish politician
  • Jul 5 Jimmy Crespo, American guitarist (Aerosmith)
  • Jul 6 Allyce Beasley, actress (Agnes Dipesto-Moonlighting), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 6 James Kiberd, actor (Trevor Dillon-Loving, All My Children)

Person of interestWillie Randolph

Jul 6 Willie Randolph, MLB second baseman and manager (NY Mets), born in Holly Hill, South Carolina

MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph
  • Jul 7 Steve Gilchrist, Canadian politician (Cabinet Minister and Member of Provincial Parliament, in Ontario), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 9 Debbie Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestAndre Dawson

Jul 10 Andre Dawson, American MLB outfielder (Expos, Cubs, 1987 NL MVP), born in Miami, Florida

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
  • Jul 10 Gene Holder, American musician (the dBs)
  • Jul 10 Neil Tennant, English singer and songwriter (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl), born in North Shields, Northumberland, England
  • Jul 11 Butch Reed, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 12 Wolfgang Dremmler, German footballer, born in Salzgitter, Germany
  • Jul 13 David Thompson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics)
  • Jul 13 Louise Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jul 13 Ray "Candles" Bright, Australian cricket slow-left armer (1977-86)
  • Jul 13 Sezen Aksu, Turkish singer
  • Jul 13 Rick Chartraw, American ice hockey player
  • Jul 14 Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)
  • Jul 15 Boris Polak, Israel, Men's 50M Free Rifle 3 Positions (Olympic 20-1996)
  • Jul 16 Jeanette Mott Oxford, American activist and politician, born in Eldorado, Illinois

Person of interestAngela Merkel

Jul 17 Angela Merkel, German politician, Chancellor of Germany (2005-), born in Hamburg, West Germany

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • Jul 17 J. Michael Straczynski, American author
  • Jul 18 Imtiaz Ali, cricketer (brother of Inshan One Test WI v India 1976)
  • Jul 18 Ricky Skaggs, Cordell Ky, country singer (Heartbroke, Toy Hearts)
  • Jul 18 Robert Cameron, CFL punter (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jul 18 Tobias Picker, composer
  • Jul 19 Srđa Trifković, Serbian-American journalist
  • Jul 20 Jay Jay French [John French Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Moira Harris, American actress
  • Jul 22 Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jul 22 Henriette Allais playmate (Mar, 1980), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jul 22 Pierre Lebeau, Canadian actor
  • Jul 23 Marisa DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • Jul 24 Philippe Alliot, race driver (grand prix)
  • Jul 25 Ken Greer [Kenneth William Greer], Canadian rock guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 25 Lynn Frederick, actress (Schizophrenia), born in Middlesex, England

Person of interestWalter Payton

Jul 25 Walter Payton, American NFL Running Back (Chicago Bears), born in Columbia, Mississippi (d. 1999)

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton
  • Jul 26 Lawrence Watt-Evans, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Sword of Bheleu), born in Arlington, Massachusetts
  • Jul 26 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian American tennis star (Australia 1987), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jul 27 G. S. Bali, Indian politician
  • Jul 28 Ken Margolis, rocker (Mink DeVille)
  • Jul 28 Steve Morse, American rocker ( Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple), born in Hamilton, Ohio
  • Jul 28 Mikey Sheehy, Gaelic footballer
  • Jul 28 Bruce Abbott, American actor

Person of interestHugo Chávez

Jul 28 Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela (1998-2013), born in Sabaneta, Barinas State, Venezuela (d. 2013)

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • Jul 28 Gerd Faltings, German mathematician, born in Buer, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • Jul 29 Flo Hyman, volleyball player (Olympic silver 1984), born in Inglewood, California
  • Jul 30 Ken Olin, actor (Hill St Blues, Michael-30 Something), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 31 Derek Smith, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Aug 2 Lisa Brown, KC, Mo, actress (Guiding Light, Iva-As the World Turns)