Famous People Born in 1957

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 790

  • Jan 1 Evangelos Venizelos, Greek lawyer, professor and politician
  • Jan 1 Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
  • Jan 1 Vladimir Kiselyov, Russian athlete (Olympic gold, Soviet Union, shot put 1980), born in Myski, Russia (d. 2021)
  • Jan 2 Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)
  • Jan 2 Lynne Cox, American long-distance open-water swimmer known for easing Cold War tensions by swimming from the US to the Soviet Union in 1987, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 3 Frank Dicopoulos, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jan 4 Patty Loveless [Ramey], American country singer ("Blue Side of Town"), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • Jan 5 Kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Surry Hills, Australia
  • Jan 5 Vincent Calloway, American trumpet player (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 6 Michael Foale, British-American astrophysicist and astronaut (STS 45, 56, 63, 84/86), born in Louth, England

Nancy LopezNancy Lopez (65 years old)

Jan 6 American golfer (3 major titles, 48 LPGA Tour wins), born in Torrance, California

  • Jan 7 Julian Solis, Puerto Rican boxer, born in Rio Pedras, Puerto Rico
  • Jan 7 Katie Couric, American journalist & author (Today), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • Jan 7 Kristen Meadows, American actress (Santa Barbara), born in Ventura, California
  • Jan 7 Nicholson Baker, American novelist, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7 Reena Roy, Hindi Bollywood actress, born in Mumbai, India
  • Jan 8 Dwight Clark, American NFL wide receiver/executive ("The Catch" 1981 Super Bowl SF 49ers), born in Kingston, North Carolina (d. 2018)
  • Jan 8 Nacho Duato, Spanish classical dancer & choreographer, born in Valencia, Spain
  • Jan 8 Ron Cephas Jones, American actor (This is Us), born in Patterson, New Jersey
  • Jan 9 Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (L.A. Guns - "It's Over Now)", born in London, England
  • Jan 10 Greg Walden, U.S. Congressman from Oregon, born in The Dalles, Oregon
  • Jan 11 Bryan Robson, English soccer midfielder, manager (90 caps; Manchester United, WBA, Middlesborough), born in Chester-le-Street, England
  • Jan 11 Darryl Dawkins, American basketball center (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets; NBA breaking a backboard rule), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Jan 12 John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 13 Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • Jan 13 Don Snow, British session and touring Hammond organ and keyboard player (Squeeze; Van Morrison), born in London, England
  • Jan 13 Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • Jan 13 Mark O'Meara, American golfer (US Masters, British Open 1988), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • Jan 14 Anchee Min, Chinese writer, born in Shanghai, China
  • Jan 14 Steve Jordan, American session and touring drummer (Blues Brothers; The World's Most Dangerous Band; X-pensive Winos; John Mayer Trio; The Rolling Stones), songwriter, and record producer, born in New York City
  • Jan 14 Suzanne Danielle, English actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 15 David Inge, American politician, Governor of Hawaii (2014-), born in Pearl City, Hawaii
  • Jan 15 Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jan 15 Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16 Ricardo Darin, Argentine director and actor (The Secret in Their Eyes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 17 Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • Jan 17 Donna Stone, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in New Jersey
  • Jan 17 Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, born in Walton, Liverpool (d. 2017)
  • Jan 17 Michel Vaarten, Belgian cyclist, born in Turnhout, Belgium
  • Jan 17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality, born in Welch, West Virginia
  • Jan 19 Kenneth McClintock, Puerto Rican politician, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 19 Mickael Virtue, British rock keyboardist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jan 19 Ottis Anderson, American NFL running back (NY Giants), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Jan 21 Jacob Green, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawk)
  • Jan 22 Francis Wheen, English writer & journalist, born in England

Mike BossyMike Bossy (1957-2022)

Jan 22 Canadian Hockey HOF right wing (Stanley Cup 1980-83; Conn Smythe Trophy 1982; 7 x NHL All Star; NY Islanders), born in Montreal, Quebec

  • Jan 22 Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor & comedian, born in Tondo, Philippines (d. 1993)
  • Jan 23 Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi, daughter of Princess Grace and Prince Rainer, born in Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Jan 23 Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 24 Adrian Edmondson, British comedian, born in Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Jan 24 Mark Eaton, American basketball center (NBA All-Star 1989; NBA Defensive Player of the Year 1985, 89; Utah Jazz), born in Westminster, California (d. 2021)
  • Jan 24 Vladimir "Vlatko" Stefanovski, Macedonian guitarist, born in Prilep
  • Jan 25 Andrew P. Harris, American politician & physician, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25 Edmund Theodore Sylvers, American singer-songwriter & musician (Sylvers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 25 Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician, born in Kronoberg County, Sweden
  • Jan 25 Jeff Gossett, American football punter (Oakland Raiders), born in Charleston, Illinois
  • Jan 25 Jenifer Lewis, American actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 25 Luis Garavito [The Beast, Tribilín], Colombian serial killer described as "the world's worst serial killer" (138-300+ victims), born in Génova, Quindío, Colombia
  • Jan 26 Ashok Malhotra, Indian cricket batsman (7 Tests, 1 x 50, HS 72), born in Amritsar, India
  • Jan 26 Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Jan 26 Shivlal Yadav, Indian cricket spin bowler (35 Tests, 102 wickets, BB 5/76; Hyderabad), born in Hyderabad, India
  • Jan 27 Danny Aiello III, American film and television stunt performer, stunt coordinator, and actor, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2010)
  • Jan 27 Frank Miller, American comicbook writer (Batman-The Dark Knight Returns)
  • Jan 28 Frank Skinner, English comedian
  • Jan 28 Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)

Nick PriceNick Price (65 years old)

Jan 28 Zimbabwean golfer (PGA C'ship 1992, 94; British Open 1994), born in Durban, South Africa

  • Jan 29 Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist
  • Jan 29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jan 29 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)

Payne StewartPayne Stewart (1957-1999)

Jan 30 American golfer (US Open 1991, 99; PGA 1989), born in Springfield, Missouri

  • Jan 31 Shirley Babashoff, American swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76), born in Whittier, California
  • Feb 1 Dennis Brown, Jamaican reggae singer ("Money In My Pocket"), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1999)
  • Feb 1 Donna Adamek, American tenpin bowler (BWAA Woman of Year 1978-81), born in Duarte, California
  • Feb 2 Laurie Mann, current DPS curator/geek
  • Feb 3 Luc Van Hove, Belgian contemporary classical composer (Stradella), born in Wilrijk, Belgium
  • Feb 3 Michele Greene, American actress (Abby Perkins-LA Law), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Feb 4 Don Davis, American trombonist, arranger, and composer, mostly for film (The Matrix), and television (Beauty & The Beast), born in Anaheim, California
  • Feb 4 Evan Wolfson, American attorney and activist
  • Feb 4 Philippe Saisse, French smooth jazz and session keyboardist, composer, and record producer, born in Marseille, France
  • Feb 5 Craig Wilson, American water polo goalkeeper (Olympic silver 1984, 88), born in Beeville, Texas
  • Feb 6 Jerry Marotta, American session and touring drummer (Orleans; Peter Gabriel; Indigo Girls; Tony Levin), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 6 Kathy Najimy, American actress & activist (Sister Act, Veronica's Closet), born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 6 Robert Townsend, American comedian & actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 6 Simon Phillips, English drummer & record producer (Toto), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 7 Carney Lansford, baseball player
  • Feb 7 Dámaso García, Dominican baseball second baseman (MLB All-Star 1984, 85; Silver Slugger Award 1982; Toronto Blue Jays), born in Moca, Dominican Republic (d. 2020)
  • Feb 7 Richard Cook, British jazz writer (The Penguin Guide To Jazz Recordings), born in Kew, Surrey (d. 2007)
  • Feb 9 Gordon Strachan, soccer player
  • Feb 9 Mohammed Valli Moosa, South African leader (UDF)
  • Feb 10 Pranab Roy, cricketer (son of Pankaj, Indian batsman 1982)
  • Feb 13 Denise Austin, US fitness instructor & author, born in San Pedro, California
  • Feb 13 Doris King, American country vocalist (Girls Next Door - "Slow Boat To China"), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Feb 13 Thelston Payne, West Indian cricketer (WI 1986), born in Foul Bay, Barbados
  • Feb 13 Tony Butler, British session and touring rock bassist (Big Country, 1982-2012 - "In A Big Country"; "Wonderland"), born in Shepherd's Bush, London
  • Feb 14 Alan Hunter, one of the original MTV VJs, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 14 Soile Isokoski, Finnish soprano, born in Posio, Finland
  • Feb 15 Bienvenida Buck, Spanish lover of Peter Harding, born in Velencia Spain
  • Feb 15 Jake E Lee, American rock guitarist (Badlands, 1988-93; Ozzy Osborne, 1982-89), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Feb 15 Jimmy Spencer, American race car driver
  • Feb 15 Steve Farhood, American boxing historian and analyst
  • Feb 16 LeVar Burton, American actor, (Roots - "Kunta Kinte"; Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge"), born in Landstuhl, Germany
  • Feb 17 Loreena McKennitt, Canadian world and Celtic harpist, accordion, and piano player, singer, and composer ("The Mummer's Dance"), born in Morden, Manitoba
  • Feb 18 Bruce Rauner, American politician (Governor of Illinois, 2015–19), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 18 Marita Koch, German 400m sprinter (Olympic gold 1980), born in Wismar, Germany
  • Feb 18 Vanna Marie White, American television host (Wheel of Fortune), born in Conway, South Carolina
  • Feb 19 Dave "Smoke" Stewart, American pitcher (Oakland Athletic), born in Oakland, California
  • Feb 19 Falco [Johann "Hans" Hölzel], Austrian rock vocalist ("Rock Me Amadeus"), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Feb 19 Ray Winstone, British actor (Scum), born in Homerton, London
  • Feb 20 Glen Hanlon, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • Feb 24 Phil McConkey, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • Feb 25 Dennis Diken, American drummer (The Smithereens -"Only A Memory"), born in Belleville, New Jersey
  • Feb 25 Jane Ackroyd, British sculptor
  • Feb 25 Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scottish pop guitarist (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Feb 26 Connie Carpenter-Phinney, 79k cyclist (Olympic gold 1984), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 26 David Muldrow Beasley, American politician, born in Darlington, South Carolina
  • Feb 26 Joe Mullen, American Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1989, Calgary Flames; Pittsburgh Penguins 1991, 92; NHL All Star 1988, 89), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 26 Keena Rothhammer, American 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1972), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Feb 27 Adrian Smith, English heavy metal guitarist (Iron Maiden - "Aces High"), born in London Borough of Hackney, London
  • Feb 27 Danny Antonucci, Canadian animator, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 27 Timothy Spall, English actor (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Life is Sweet), born in London, England
  • Feb 27 Viktor Markin, Russian athlete, born in Ust-Tarksky District, Russia
  • Feb 28 Ainsley Harriott, British celebrity chef
  • Feb 28 Cindy Wilson, American rock vocalist (B-52's - "Love Shack"), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Feb 28 Ian Smith, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (63 Tests, 2 x 100, HS 173, 176 dismissals; Central Districts, Auckland) and broadcaster (Sky Sports, SEN), born in Nelson, New Zealand
  • Feb 28 Ian Stanley, British rock keyboardist and songwriter (Tears For Fears, 1981-87 - "Shout"; "Everybody Wants To Rule The World"), born in Bath, England
  • Feb 28 John Turturro, actor (Brain Donor, Color of Money, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 28 Paul Delph, American rock session and touring keyboardist and producer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Feb 28 Phil Gould, British rock drummer and percussionist (Level 42 - "Something About You"), born in Hong Kong
  • Mar 1 Johnny Ray, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1988; Silver Slugger Award 1983; Pittsburgh Pirates, California Angels), born in Chouteau, Oklahoma
  • Mar 1 Jon Carroll, American pop vocalist (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 4 Jim Dwyer, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • Mar 4 Mykelti Williamson, American actor (Justified; Forrest Gump; The New WKRP in Cincinnati), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 4 Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
  • Mar 5 Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall; The Post - "Nearly Man"), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • Mar 5 Tim Holden, American politician (Rep-D-Pennsylvania 1993-2013), born in St. Clair, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 6 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease; I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • Mar 7 Robert Harris, British TV reporter, journalist and author (Fatherland, Enigma), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Mar 8 Billy Childs, American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 8 Bob Stoddard, American baseball player
  • Mar 8 Clive Burr, English drummer (Iron Maiden, 1979-82), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Mar 8 Cynthia Rothrock, actress (Lady Dragon, Honor & Glory), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Mar 8 Ruth Wysocki, American 800m/1500m runner, born in Alhambra, California
  • Mar 9 Faith Daniels, American television news anchor (CBS-TV), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 9 Jon Engen, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Mar 9 Mark Mancina, American film score composer (Speed; Bad Boys; Moana), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 9 Mona Sahlin, Swedish politician, leader of Swedish Social Democratic Party, born in Sollefteå, Västernorrland County, Sweden
  • Mar 10 Adolfo Horta, Cuban Heavey weight boxer (Olympic silver 1980), born in Camaguey, Cuba
  • Mar 10 Matt Knudsen, American actor, born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Osama bin LadenOsama bin Laden (1957-2011)

Mar 10 Islamic militant and founder of al-Qaeda, born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Mar 10 Shannon Lee Tweed, Canadian actress and Playboy playmate (Nov 1981, Playmate of the Year 1982), born in St Johns, Newfoundland
  • Mar 11 Cheryl Lynn, American singer
  • Mar 11 Elena Donaldson-Akhmilovskaya, Leningrad, Soviet Union, Chess Grandmaster, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 11 Qasem Soleimani, Iranian major general of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, born in Kerman, Iran (d. 2020)
  • Mar 11 The Lady Chablis [Benjamin Knox], American transgender entertainer (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil), born in Quincy, Florida (d. 2016)
  • Mar 12 Jerry Levine, American actor (Born on 4th of July), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Mar 12 Marlon D Jackson, singer (Jackson 5 - "Stop! The Love You Save May Be Your Own"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Mar 13 John Hoeven, American politician (Senator-R-North Dakota 2011-, Governor of North Dakota 2000-10), born in Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Mar 13 Steve Lake, American baseball player, born in Inglewood, California
  • Mar 14 Andrew Robinson, British author (Times Higher Education Supplement), born in England
  • Mar 14 Mark Gordon, American politician, Governor of Wyoming (2019-), born in New York City
  • Mar 14 Tad Williams, American fantasy and science fiction author, born in San Jose, California
  • Mar 15 David Silverman, American animator (The Simpsons), born in Long Island, New York
  • Mar 15 Janet Cardiff, Canadian sound artist (Forty Part Motet), born in Brussels, Ontario
  • Mar 15 Park Overall, American actress (Empty Nest; Mississippi Burning), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mar 15 Víctor Muñoz, Spanish footballer, 1976-91 (Real Zaragoza; Barcelona; and 2 other teams), and manager, 1996-2014 (11 teams), born in Zaragoza, Spain
  • Mar 16 Pearl Moore, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • Mar 17 Mal Donaghy, Northern Irish footballer
  • Mar 18 Christer Fuglesang, physicist/astronaut (Mir backup), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 18 György Pazdera, Hungarian bassist (Pokolgép)
  • Mar 18 Melvin Gentry, American R&B singer and guitarist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator")
  • Mar 20 David Foster, Australian woodchopper

Spike LeeSpike Lee (65 years old)

Mar 20 American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Mar 20 Theresa Russell [Paup], actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge), born in San Diego, California
  • Mar 20 Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress
  • Mar 21 Sabrina Le Beauf, actress (Sondra-Crosby Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 22 Stephanie Mills, American singer-songwriter and actress (The Wiz), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 23 Amanda Plummer, American actress (Hotel New Hampshire, Dollmaker), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 23 Robbie James, Welsh footballer (d. 1998)
  • Mar 23 Sheila Rena Ingram, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 23 Teresa Ganzel, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Mar 24 Scott J Horowitz, PhD/Capt USAF/astronaut (STS 75, 82), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 25 Jim Uhls, American screenwriter
  • Mar 26 Leeza Gibbons, American TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Leeza), born in Hartsville, South Carolina
  • Mar 27 Billy MacKenzie, Scottish rock vocalist (The Associates - "Affectionate Punch"), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • Mar 27 Nicholas Hawkins, British politician (Conservatives 1992-2005)
  • Mar 28 Harvey Glance, American athlete, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Phenix City, Alabama
  • Mar 29 Christopher Lambert, French-American actor (Highlander, Subway, Greystoke, Why Me), born in Great Neck, New York
  • Mar 30 Paul Reiser, American actor (My 2 Dads, Diner, Aliens, Mad About You), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 30 Yelena Kondakova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM 20, STS 84, 1st woman to make a space flight of long duration), born in Mytishchi, Russia
  • Mar 31 Marc McClure, San Mateo California, actor (Ross-California Fever)
  • Mar 31 Mary Cadorette, East actress (Vicky-3's a Crowd), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Mar 31 Patrick G Forrester, Army Lt Colonel and astronaut, born in El Paso, Texas

David GowerDavid Gower (65 years old)

Apr 1 English Cricket Batsman and captain (117 Tests; 8,231 runs @ 44.25; 18 x 100; 114 ODIs), born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

  • Apr 1 Donnie Hammond, American golfer (2 PGA Tour titles), born in Frederick, Maryland
  • Apr 1 Peter Deutsch, American politician (US Representative (D)-Florida, 1993-2005), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 2 Hank Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees 2010-20), born in Culver, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Apr 4 Aki Kaurismäki, Finnish film director (The Other Side of Hope), born in Orimattila, Finland
  • Apr 4 Ali El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Imbabah, Giza
  • Apr 4 Graeme Kelling, Scottish pop guitarist (Deacon Blue), born in Paisley, Scotland (d. 2004)
  • Apr 4 Kelso, American racehorse, born in Claiborne Farm near Paris, Kentucky (d. 1983)

About 1957

How Old? 64 or 65 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey (Feb 12, 1956 - Jan 30, 1957),
Rooster (Jan 31, 1957 - Feb 17, 1958)