- Alec John Such, US pop bassist (Bon Jovi-Wanted Dead or Alive)
- Barry Brandt, rock drummer (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
- Sandahl Bergman, KC Missouri, actress (Conan, All that Jazz)
- Stephen Bishop, rocker vocalist
- Zhang Yimou, Chinese film director (Let Live, Raise the Red Lantern), born in Xi'an, China