On This Day

Famous People Born in 1957 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 761

  • Jul 12 Buddy Foster, American child actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD), born in Virginia
  • Jul 12 Rick Douglas Husband, Amarillo Texas, USAF mjr/astronaut
  • Jul 13 Cameron Crowe, American journalist (Rolling Stone), film director (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire), and screenwriter (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jul 13 Phil Margera, father of Bam Margera
  • Jul 14 Peter Webb, NZ cricketer (batsman against West Indies 1980)
  • Jul 15 Kate Kellaway, English literary critic
  • Jul 15 (Lyman) "Mac" McAnally, American session and touring country music singer-songwriter, and musician (Coral Reefer Band), born in Red Bay, Alabama
  • Jul 16 Alan Donnelly, British Labour Party politician, born in Jarrow, England
  • Jul 16 Włodzimierz Smolarek, Polish soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Aleksandrów Łódzki, Poland (d. 2012)
  • Jul 16 Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer (Igra Na Chuzhom Pole), born in Lviv, Ukraine
  • Jul 17 Bruce Crump, American rock drummer (Molly Hatchet), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Person of interestNick Faldo

Jul 18 Nick Faldo, English golfer (US Masters 1989, 90, 96; British Open 1987, 90, 92), born in Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • Jul 20 Donna Dixon, American actress, former beauty queen, and wife of actor Dan Aykroyd (Couch Trip, Bossom Buddies), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jul 20 Merlina DeFranco, Canadian pop singer (The DeFranco Family - "Heartbeat, It's A Lovebeat"), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • Jul 20 Gernot Wolfgang, Austrian contemporary composer (Dance Of The Polar Bears; Yugoslavian Railroad Song), born in Bad Gastein, Austria
  • Jul 21 Jon Lovitz, American actor (SNL: League of Their Own: The Critic), born in Tarzana, California
  • Jul 21 Stefan Lofven, Swedish politician, Prime Minister (2014-18), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 22 Dave Stieb, American MLB pitcher (7-time All Star, Blue Jays), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Jul 23 Larry Stefanki, American tennis star, born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • Jul 23 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Jul 24 Pam Tillis, American country singer (Melancholy Child), born in Plant City, Florida
  • Jul 24 Robbie Grey, English rock singer (Modern English - "I Melt With You")
  • Jul 24 Walter "Wattie" Buchan, Scottish punk rock singer (The Exploited), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Jul 25 Bogdan Musioł, German bobsledder (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Świętochłowice, Silesia, Poland
  • Jul 25 Daniel W. Bursch, NASA astronaut (STS 51, 68, 77), born in Bristol, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 25 Ray Billingsley, American comic strip cartoonist (Curtis), born in Wake Forest, North Carolina
  • Jul 25 Roger Clinton Jr., American actor and lounge singer, President Clinton's half-brother, born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Jul 26 Jeff Blatnick, American wrestler (Olympic gold 1984), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jul 26 Nana Visitor, American actress (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestWayne Grady

Jul 26 Wayne Grady, Australian golfer (PGA C'ship 1990), born in Brisbane, Queensland

Golfer and PGA Champion Wayne Grady
Golfer and PGA Champion
Wayne Grady
  • Jul 26 Yuen Biao, Hong Kong actor and martial artist, born in Castle Peak Road, Hong Kong
  • Jul 26 Hart Hanson, American television writer and producer, born in Burlingame, California
  • Jul 27 Hansi Muller, German footballer, born in Stuttgart
  • Jul 27 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • Jul 27 Bill Engvall, American "Blue Collar" comedian ("Here's Your Sign"), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Jul 29 Nellie Kim, Shurab, Tajik SSR, Soviet gymnast (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
  • Jul 29 Alessandra Marc [Judith Borden], American operatic soprano (Turandot), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jul 29 Virginia Maria "Ginni" Rometty, American chairwoman, president and CEO of IBM, born in Chigago, Illinois
  • Jul 30 Bert Oosterbosch, Dutch cyclist, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Jul 30 Bill Cartwright, American basketball center, coach (3-time NBA champion, Chicago Bulls), born in Lodi, California
  • Jul 30 Mark Tymchyshyn, American actor (Gavin-As The World Turns), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 30 Nery Pumpido, Argentine footballer (played in World Cup 1986, 90), born in Monje, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Jul 30 Clint Hurdle, American baseball player and manager, born in Big Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 31 Dirk Blocker, American actor (Ryan's Four, Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 31 Irina Nazariva, USSR, 4 X 400m relay (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Jul 31 Daniel Ash, British punk rock singer-songwriter (Bauhaus), born in Northampton, England
  • Jul 31 Leon Durham, American baseball 1st baseman, outfielder (Chicago Cubs; MLB All Star 1982-83, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aug 1 Glen Gorbous, Canadian MLB outfielder (record for longest throw of a regulation baseball [445' 10"]), born in Drumheller, Alberta (d. 1990)
  • Aug 1 Laura Johnson, American actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 1 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 2 Stephen Kelly Petterson, New Zealand mallbore rifle shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 2 Mojo Nixon [Neill McMillan, Jr.], American musician ("Elvis Is Everywhere") and actor, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Aug 3 Mani Shankar, Indian filmmaker, born in Guntur, India
  • Aug 4 Robert E Andrews, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • Aug 4 Brooks D. Simpson, American historian
  • Aug 4 John Wark, Scottish footballer
  • Aug 5 Pavel V Vinogradov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, Commander of the International Space Station 2013), born in Magadan, Soviet Union
  • Aug 6 Faith Prince, Broadway actress (Guys & Dolls, Carousel), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Aug 6 Bob Horner, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Jim McGreevey, American politician
  • Aug 7 Alexander Dityatin, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion), born in Leningrad, Russia
  • Aug 8 Dieuwertje Blok, Dutch TV hostess
  • Aug 8 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
  • Aug 9 Melanie Griffith, American actress (Body Double, Working Girl), born in New York City
  • Aug 11 Richie Ramone [Richard Reinhardt], American rock drummer (Ramones), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Aug 11 Masayoshi Son, Korean-Japanese chief executive of SoftBank Mobile and chairman of Sprint Corporation, born in Tosu, Saga
  • Aug 11 Ross Halfin, British rock and heavy metal concert tour and portrait photographer, born in london, England
  • Aug 14 Jackée Harry, American actress (Sandra-227), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Aug 15 Zeljko Ivanek, Lujubljana Yugoslavia, actor (Mass Appeal)
  • Aug 16 Tim Farriss, Australian rock guitarist (INXS - "Kiss The Dirt"), born in Perth, Australia
  • Aug 16 Laura Innes, American actress and director (ER, The Event), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Aug 16 Phil Murphy, American financier and politician, Governor of New Jersey (2018-), born in Needham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 17 Robin Cousins, British figure skater (Olympic gold 1980), born in Bristol, England
  • Aug 17 Ron Strykert, Australian rock guitarist (Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"), born in Korumburra, Victoria [several sources cite August 18]
  • Aug 18 Carole Bouquest, French actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 18 Denis Leary, American actor and comedian (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 18 Ron Strykert, Australian rock guitarist (Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"), born in Korumburra, Victoria [several sources cite August 17]
  • Aug 19 Darby Hinton, American actor (Daniel Boone - "Israel"; Days Of Our Lives - "Ian"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 19 Paul-Jan Bakker, 1st Dutch cricketer to play first class cricket (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler), born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • Aug 19 Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet, born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Aug 19 Ian Gould, England cricketer and umpire, born in Taplow, England
  • Aug 20 Cindy Nicholas, Canadian swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 20 Mike Dodd, American beach volleyballer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Aug 20 Scott Ayakatubby, beach volleyball champ
  • Aug 21 Budgie [Peter Edward Clarke], English rock drummer (Siouxsie and the Banshees; The Creatures), born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England
  • Aug 21 Janice Thomas, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • Aug 21 Kim Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge - "We Are Family"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 21 Mark Pender, American trumpet player (Miami Horns; Southside Johnny), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 22 Holly Dunn, American country singer ("Daddy's Hands"), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 22 Randy Romero, American jockey (Breeder's Cup 1987-89; Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame 2010), born in Erath, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Aug 22 Steve Davis, English professional snooker player, born in Plumstead, London
  • Aug 23 Tasos Mitropoulos, Greek footballer and politician, born in Volos, Greece
  • Aug 24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California [some sources give year as 1955]

Person of interestStephen Fry

Aug 24 Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • Aug 25 Sikander Bakht, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's), born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Aug 26 Alex Trevino, Mexican MLB catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Monterrey, Mexico
  • Aug 26 "Dr." Alban [Nwaba], Nigerian-Swedish hip-hop reggae singer, born in Oguta, Imo, Federation of Nigeria

Person of interestRick Hansen

Aug 26 Rick Hansen, Canadian wheelchair athlete (Paralympic gold 1980, 2 x 1984), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

Track and Field Athlete and Paralympian Rick Hansen
Track and Field Athlete and Paralympian
Rick Hansen

Person of interestBernhard Langer

Aug 27 Bernhard Langer, German golfer (US Masters 1985, 93; 42 European Tour titles), born in Anhausen, Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • Aug 28 Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Aug 28 Rick Rossovich, American actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California

Person of interestAi Weiwei

Aug 28 Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist and activist (Sunflower Seeds, Remembering), born in Beijing, China

Artist and Activist Ai Weiwei
Artist and Activist
Ai Weiwei
  • Aug 29 Pim Kops, Dutch rock piano, organ and accordion player (De Dijk - Bloedend Hart; Avalanche Quartet), born in The Netherlands
  • Aug 29 Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Aug 31 Gina Schock, American rock drummer (The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"; "Vacation"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 31 Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed": "Tempted"), born in London, England
  • Aug 31 Tom Candiotti, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Aug 31 Colm O'Rourke, Former Gaelic footballer and Current panelist

Person of interestGloria Estefan

Sep 1 Gloria Estefan [Fajardo], Cuban-American singer (Miami Sound Machine - "Conga"), born in Havana, Cuba

  • Sep 1 Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball coach (Barcelona, Panathinaikos), born in Bijelo Polje, Montenegro
  • Sep 2 Steve Porcaro, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Toto, 1977-87, 2010-19 - "Rosanna"; "Africa"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 2 Tony Alva, American skateboarder
  • Sep 3 Garth Ancier, American television executive
  • Sep 3 Erhan Önal, Turkish soccer central defender (12 caps; FC Bayern Munich, Standard Liège, Galatasaray), born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2021)
  • Sep 4 Khandi Alexander, American actress, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 4 Patricia Tallman, American actress, born in Pontiac, Illinois
  • Sep 5 Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete, born in Ysselsteyn German war cemetery, Netherlands
  • Sep 6 Joe Smyth, American country singer ("Betty's Bein' Bad"), born in Portland, Maine
  • Sep 6 Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby union fullback (12 caps Wales, 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Maesteg RFC) and coach (Italy 1977-78), born in Maesteg, Wales
  • Sep 6 Paul Harrhy, Welsh actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), born in South Wales (d. 1996)
  • Sep 6 Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor-General of Canada, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Sep 6 José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal (2005-11) indicted for corruption, born in Porto, Portugal
  • Sep 7 Margot Chapman, American singer (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 7 Melvin Edward Mays, one of FBI's most wanted
  • Sep 8 Heather Thomas, American actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Sep 9 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French concert pianist, born in Lyon, France
  • Sep 9 Gabriele Tredozi, Italian engineer
  • Sep 10 Brian Fitzpatrick, American actor (Loving - "Rick Alden"), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 10 Kate Burton, American actress (Ice Storm, Grey's Anatomy), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sep 10 Siobhan Fahey, Irish rock singer and musician (Bananarama - "Venus"; Shakespears Sister - "Stay"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 10 Carol Decker, British rock singer (T'Pau - "China In Your Hand"), born in Huyton, Merseyside, England
  • Sep 11 Jeff Sluman, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1988; 6 PGA Tour titles), born in Rochester, New York
  • Sep 11 Jon Moss, English rock drummer (Culture Club - "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?"), born in Wandsworth, South London
  • Sep 12 Rachel Ward, English-Australian actress (Thorn Birds), born in Cornwell, Oxfordshire, England
  • Sep 12 Hans Zimmer, German film score composer (The Lion King), born in Frankfurt
  • Sep 13 Vinny Appice, American rock drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 13 Mark Wiebe, American golfer (British Senior Open 2013), born in Seaside, Oregon
  • Sep 13 John G. Trueschler, American politician (member of the Maryland House of Delegates), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 14 Jerry Don Gleaton, American baseball player, born in Brownwood, Texas
  • Sep 14 Tim Wallach, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992), born in Huntington Park, California
  • Sep 14 Kepler Wessels, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State Province, South Africa
  • Sep 15 Fulton Allem, South African golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Kroonstad, South Africa
  • Sep 15 Paweł Pawlikowski, Polish filmmaker (Cold War), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 16 Keith Connor, British triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Anguilla, West Indies
  • Sep 16 David McCreery, Irish footballer (Newcastle United), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Sep 17 David Bintley, choreographer
  • Sep 17 William De Acutis, American actor (9½ Weeks, Other People's Money), born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 1991)
  • Sep 19 Dennis Cowan, British rocker (The Bonzo Dog Band), born in London, England
  • Sep 19 Richard M. Linnehan, American astronaut (STS 78, sk: 90), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Sep 19 Rusty Egan, British new wave drummer (Rich Kids; Midge Ure; Visage), born in London, England
  • Sep 20 Arn Anderson, American wrestler (ECW/SMW/WCW/NWA/WWF), born in Rome, Georgia
  • Sep 20 Vladimir Tkachenko, Ukrainian-Russian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Sochi, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Sep 20 Alannah Currie, New Zealander rock xylophone player and vocalist (Thompson Twins - "Hold Me Now"), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sep 20 Rich DiSilvio, American new media developer & artist
  • Sep 21 Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Sep 21 Lynette Love, US tai kwan do champ 1987/(Olympics 1988)
  • Sep 21 Kevin Rudd, Australian politician, Prime Minister (2013), born in Nambour, Queensland
  • Sep 22 Johnette Napolitano, American rocker (Concrete Blonde), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 22 Lynn Herring, American actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital), born in Enid, Oklahoma
  • Sep 22 Mark Johnson, American NHL forward (Olympic gold 1980, Pitts, NJ), born in Madison, Wisconsin

Person of interestNick Cave

Sep 22 Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads), born in Warracknabeal, Victoria

Singer and Songwriter Nick Cave
Singer and Songwriter
Nick Cave
  • Sep 22 Pete Jones, English rocker (Public Image Ltd.), born in Watford, England
  • Sep 22 Phil Blackmar, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 22 Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist (Giro d'Italia), born in Novara, Italy
  • Sep 23 Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Sep 23 Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • Sep 23 Kumar Sanu, Indian playback singer
  • Sep 23 Tunch Ilkin, American football offensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1988, 89; Pittsburgh Steelers) and broadcaster (Pittsburgh Steelers TV & radio 1998-2020), born in Istanbul, Turkey )d. 2021)
  • Sep 24 Brad Bird, American director (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles), born in Kalispell, Montana
  • Sep 25 Ian Reddington, English actor (Chief Clown-Doctor Who), born in Walkley, Sheffield
  • Sep 27 Bill Athey, cricketer (England batsman in 23 Tests 1980-88)
  • Sep 27 Richard Vagg, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 28 Marc Duret, actor (Dobermann, Hatred, Big Blue)
  • Sep 29 Andrew "Dice" Clay [Silverstein], American comedian (Adventures of Ford Fairlane), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 29 Chris Broad, cricketer (prolific England opening batsman 1984-89)
  • Sep 29 Mari Wilson, British singer
  • Sep 29 Tim Flannery, DJ/MLB player (San Diego Padres)
  • Sep 29 Sokratis Malamas, Greek singer and composer
  • Sep 30 Fran Drescher, actress (Cadillac Man, Nanny), born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 30 Gladys Portugues, American atress, Mrs Jean-Claude Van Damme (It's Alive 3), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 30 William Christian, actor (Derek Frye-All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 1 Stelios Mainas, Greek actor
  • Oct 2 John Cook, American golfer (British Open, PGA C'ship 1992 runner-up; 11 PGA Tour titles), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Oct 2 Gordie Roberts, American NHL defenceman (Stanley Cup 1991-92, Pittsburgh Penguins; first American to 1000 NHL games), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 2 Wade Dooley, English rugby union lock (57 caps; 2 caps British Lions), born in Warrington, Cheshire
  • Oct 3 Tim Westwood, Pimp My Ride UK presenter and DJ
  • Oct 4 Gregory T. Linteris, American astronaut and payload specialist (STS-83, STS-94), born in Demarest, New Jersey
  • Oct 4 Bill Fagerbakke, American actor (Coach - "Dauber"; SpongeBob - "Patrick Star"), born in Fontana, California
  • Oct 4 Kyra Schon, American actress (Night Of The Living Dead), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 4 Russell Simmons, American hip-hop music magnate (Def Jam), and entrepreneur, born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 5 Jeanne Evert, tennis player, Chris' sister
  • Oct 5 Larry Saumell, American jockey (d. 2011)
  • Oct 5 Lee "Kix" Thompson, saxophonist (Madness - "Baggy Trousers", "Our House"), born in St Pancras, London, England
  • Oct 5 Mark Geragos, American attorney
  • Oct 5 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)

Person of interestJayne Torvill

Oct 7 Jayne Torvill, English ice dancer (Torvill & Dean, Olympic gold 1984), born in Nottingham, England

Ice Dancer Jayne Torvill
Ice Dancer
Jayne Torvill
  • Oct 8 Doug Cox, Canadian 90 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Guelph, Ontario
  • Oct 8 James DePaiva, American actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live), born in Livermore, California
  • Oct 8 Antonio Cabrini, Italian footballer (Juventus, Italian national team 1982 FIFA Champion), born in Cremona, Italy
  • Oct 8 Joe Castiglione, American college athletic director, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida