Famous 72 Years Old

The list of famous 72 years old includes Nick Saban, Kurt Russell, Beverly D’Angelo, Michael Keaton, Stellan Skarsgård. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and guitarists and from other domains of life. This list of 72 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & Australia and many more countries.
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Michael Keaton
(American Actor Best Known for Portraying Superhero 'Batman' in the films 'Batman' and 'Batman Returns')
Michael Keaton
34
Birthdate: September 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania, United States

As an actor, Michael Keaton gained international fame after playing the title character in Batman and its sequel Batman Returns. A vastly experienced actor, Michael Keaton serves as a visiting scholar at the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University. He has supported PETA, asking tourists not to exploit animals, although he is an avid fisherman.

 2 
Ben Carson
(U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development (2017 – 2021))
Ben Carson
97
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson is credited with many pioneering neurosurgical procedures. He became a Library of Congress “Living Legend” and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He later contested in the 2016 presidential primaries, has authored numerous books, was a Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and earned 60 honorary doctorates.

 3 
Mark Hamill
(Best Known for His Portrayal of 'Luke Skywalker' in the 'Star Wars' Film Series)
Mark Hamill
40
Birthdate: September 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

A popular American actor, Mark Hamill became a teen idol after playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movie series. He then went on to become a prolific voice actor, contributing immensely to animated films by voicing such characters as The Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, Skips in Regular Show, and Fire Lord Ozai in Avatar: The Last Airbender.

 4 
Kurt Russell
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Birthdate: March 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

From being a successful child artist, Kurt Russell became a huge Disney teen star, then smoothly transitioned into more mature roles and gained recognition with television biographical movie, Elvis. The filmography of this charismatic movie star, today, has a series of blockbuster, critically applauded and award winning movies like Escape from New York, Backdraft, The Thing, Tombstone and Miracle

 5 
Mark Harmon
(Actor Best Known for His Lead Role in the CBS TV Series 'NCIS')
Mark Harmon
18
Birthdate: September 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Versatile stage and screen actor Mark Harmon is best known for his work in television series, St. Elsewhere and NCIS, and television film, The Deliberate Stranger. Initially a footballer, Harmon considered a career in law and advertising before eventually entering the world of acting. His big break came with the television movie, Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years

 6 
Lynda Carter
(American Actress, Singer and Winner of Miss World USA 1972)
Lynda Carter
39
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Lynda Carter is an American actress, model, singer-songwriter, and beauty pageant titleholder. A former Miss World USA, Lynda Carter's acting career is largely defined by her portrayal of comic book fictional superheroine, Wonder Woman, in the eponymous live-action television series. Over the years, Carter has also been an ardent advocate of LGBT rights.

 7 
Sting
(Musician & Singer)
Sting
48
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wallsend, England

Sting is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. Credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Police, Sting played an important role in the band's success from 1977 to 1984 during which he served as the band's bassist, lead singer, and principal songwriter. Also known for his work as an activist, Sting has shown interest in political and social issues.

 8 
Beverly D’Angelo
33
Birthdate: November 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Beverly D’Angelo is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated performance as Patsy Cline in the biographical film Coal Miner's Daughter and her Emmy-nominated role as Stella Kowalski in the TV film A Streetcar Named Desire. Fans also loved her as Ellen Griswold in the National Lampoon's Vacation movie franchise.
 9 
Jeanine Pirro
(American Conservative Television Host and A Former New York State Judge)
Jeanine Pirro
34
Birthdate: June 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States

Jeanine Pirro is an American TV host and author. Over the years, she has made important contributions to The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, a syndicated morning talk show. As a former prosecutor and New York State judge, Jeanine Pirro played an important role in several cases involving crimes against the elderly and domestic abuse.

 10 
John Deacon
(Musician)
John Deacon
25
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oadby, United Kingdom
Former Queen bass guitarist and songwriter John Deacon contributed to some of the most popular hits of the band, such as I Want to Break Free and Another One Bites the Dust. He was the last member to enter the band, and the “quietest.” He retired in 1997.
 11 
Jane Seymour
(Known for Her Role as ‘Emma Callon’ in the TV Series ‘The Onedin Line’)
Jane Seymour
42
Birthdate: May 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hayes, Middlesex, England

Jane Seymour is a British-American actress who was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for service to drama. Over the years, Seymour has also played a major role as a celebrity ambassador for a national non-profit organization called Childhelp, which works towards helping victims of child abuse and neglect.

 12 
John Mellencamp
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for His singles ‘Jack & Diane’, ‘Hurts So Good’ and ‘Crumblin' Down’)
John Mellencamp
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seymour, Indiana, United States

John Mellencamp, also known as Johnny Cougar and John Cougar, has earned 13 Grammy nominations, winning one. He co-founded Farm Aid and helped raise funds for farmers through concerts. With 22 Top 40 hits in his kitty, he has also held painting exhibitions and acted in and directed movies.

 13 
Cassandra Peterson
26
Birthdate: September 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas
Cassandra Peterson is best known for her iconic character Elvira, from the show Elvira's Movie Macabre and the film Elvira: Mistress of the Dark. She made Elvira a cult figure, with her Gothic appearance and her signature low-cut black dress. She inspired Elvira-themed novels, games, calendars, and comic books. 
 14 
Lou Ferrigno
(Retired Professional Bodybuilder and Actor Known for his Titular Role in the TV series ‘The Incredible Hulk’)
Lou Ferrigno
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Lou Ferrigno is an American actor and retired professional bodybuilder. Also known as the original hulk, Ferrigno is best known for playing the title role on CBS's television series The Incredible Hulk. After having won Mr. America and Mr. Universe titles, Ferrigno's attempt to beat Schwarzenegger at the Mr. Olympia competition formed the subject of a documentary titled Pumping Iron.

 15 
Anjelica Huston
(Actress Known for her Performance in 'Prizzi's Honor' and Daughter of Director John Huston)
Anjelica Huston
17
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

Born to actor-director John Huston and ballerina Enrica Soma, Anjelica Huston was no stranger to the world of entertainment as a child. Initially a model, she later became full-time actor and won an Academy Award for her role in Prizzi's Honor. She later became a regular in Wes Anderson’s films.

 16 
Stellan Skarsgård
(One of the Most Versatile and Influential Actors of His Generation)
Stellan Skarsgård
34
Birthdate: June 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

One of the most decorated and popular Swedish actors of all time, Stellan Skarsgård has made quite an impact in Hollywood. Skarsgård is also known for his interesting take on religion. A non-religious artist, he condemns the Bible and the Quran as violent. In 2009, he joined other non-religious personalities in writing an article explaining the importance of secularity.

 17 
Karen Allen
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Marion Ravenwood’ in the Film ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’)
Karen Allen
10
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrollton, Illinois, United States
Karen Allen is best known as Marion Ravenwood from the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. She has also performed on Broadway and directed both stage and screen projects. She now owns a textile company, and spends her time teaching at a college and knitting.
 18 
Jean Smart
(Actress)
Jean Smart
35
Birthdate: September 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Active in the field of entertainment for over 40 years, actress Jean Smart began her career in regional theater. After finding much fame as a stage actress, she started taking up TV and film roles as well. She has given many critically acclaimed performances and is the winner of three Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Mick Mars
(Guitarist and Co-Founder of the Heavy Metal Band 'Mötley Crüe')
Mick Mars
31
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Mick Mars gained fame as the guitarist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe and came to be known for his aggressive style of playing the instrument. He has also written songs for bands such as Crashdïet. He has suffered from ankylosing spondylitis since his teenage years. 
 20 
Michael McDonald
(Singer-Songwriter)
Michael McDonald
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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Pam Dawber
(Actress)
Pam Dawber
17
Birthdate: October 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Pam Dawber is an American actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Mork & Mindy and My Sister Sam. Apart from being an actress, Dawber serves as a national spokeswoman for a non-profit organization called Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, which is one of the largest and oldest youth mentoring organizations in the country.

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Cheryl Ladd
(Actress)
Cheryl Ladd
16
Birthdate: July 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Huron, South Dakota, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Tommy Hilfiger
(American Fashion Designer and Founder of ‘Tommy Hilfiger Corporation’)
Tommy Hilfiger
13
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States

Thomas Jacob Hilfiger, better known as Tommy Hilfiger, is a legendary fashion designer who has gained worldwide fame with his eponymous fashion line. He had begun his career with the fashion chain People's Place. His brand is now owned by Phillips-Van Heusen, though he remains its chief designer.

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Richard Thomas
(Best Known for His Role as ‘John-Boy Walton’ in the TV Series ‘The Waltons’)
Richard Thomas
5
Birthdate: June 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Richard Thomas is best known for his Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of John-Boy Walton in The Waltons. He also played significant roles in the 1990s’ miniseries It and the spy thriller series The Americans. A talented stage actor, he played Ebenezer Scrooge in A Musical Christmas Carol.
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Paul Stanley
(Co-Founder, Frontman, Rhythm Guitarist and Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Kiss')
Paul Stanley
13
Birthdate: January 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Singer, songwriter, and painter, Paul Stanley is best known for being a co-founder of the rock band Kiss. A rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band, he also wrote or co-wrote many of their hit songs. He has been ranked 18th on Hit Parader’s list of the Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.

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Barry Van Dyke
17
Birthdate: July 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Barry Van Dyke is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan in the popular crime drama television series Diagnosis: Murder. The son of Dick Van Dyke, Barry followed in the footsteps of his father and went on to work in several TV series alongside his famous father.

 27 
Chrissie Hynde
(Musician and Lead Vocalist, Guitarist, and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band ‘Pretenders’)
Chrissie Hynde
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Chrissie Hynde, founding member, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the rock band The Pretenders, previously performed with The Frenchies. A follower of Vaishnavism and the hippie counterculture, Hynde is also a staunch vegetarian, fights for animal rights, and once owned a vegan restaurant. She has also authored an autobiography.
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Geoffrey Rush
(Actor)
Geoffrey Rush
17
Birthdate: July 6, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Tony Danza
(American Actor Known for Co-starring in the Television Series Taxi And Who’s the Boss?)
Tony Danza
9
Birthdate: April 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Ace Frehley
(Co-founder and Former Lead Guitarist of the American Rock Band ‘Kiss’)
Ace Frehley
2
Birthdate: April 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Ace Frehley is an American songwriter and musician. He is credited with co-founding the rock band Kiss, for which he served as the original lead guitarist. Renowned for his aggressive guitar-playing style, Frehley was named in Guitar World magazine's Greatest Metal Guitarist of All Time list. He is also popular for playing guitars that emit smoke to create special effects.

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Roberto Durán
(Former Boxer from Panama Who Was a World Champion in 4 Categories)
Roberto Durán
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guararé, Panama

Retired Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán had a 32-match winning streak before losing to Esteban De Jesús. Raised in the slums, he joined a gym as an 8-year-old. His punching style earned him the nickname Hands of Stone. He was a world champion in the lightweight, welterweight, light middleweight, and middleweight categories.

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Bob Geldof
(Lead Singer of The Irish Rock Band 'The Boomtown Rats')
Bob Geldof
15
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dún Laoghaire, Ireland
Irish singer Bob Geldof gained fame as part of the rock band Boomtown Rats, which delivered hits such as Rat Trap. He formed the charity supergroup Band Aid and organized concerts to eradicate poverty in Africa. He also appeared as Pink in the movie Pink Floyd – The Wall.
 33 
Stephen Root
(Known as the Voices of ‘Bill Dauterive’ and ‘Buck Strickland’ in the Animated Series ‘King of the Hill’)
Stephen Root
8
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Stephen Root is an American actor whose performance in the TV series Barry earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Also renowned for his voice acting skills, Stephen Root has contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as King of the Hill. Films that highlight his voice acting skills include Finding Nemo and Ice Age.

 34 
Treat Williams
(American Actor Known for His Performances in Films, Series, and Theater)
Treat Williams
4
Birthdate: December 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rowayton, Connecticut, United States

Best known for his Golden Globe-nominated performance as George Berger in the musical comedy-drama Hair, American actor Treat Williams has also gained fame as Dr. Andy Brown in the series Everwood. The versatile actor has also had success on Broadway and has appeared in TV films such as A Streetcar Named Desire.

 35 
Bonnie Tyler
(Singer Known for Her Distinctive Husky Voice and Debut Album 'The World Starts Tonight')
Bonnie Tyler
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skewen, Neath, Wales

Known for her signature raspy voice and blonde locks, Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler soared to fame with her Billboard-charting track It's a Heartache. The 3-time Grammy-nominated singer has previously also sung for the UK at Eurovision. She is also a philanthropist and invests in property, too.

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Phyllis Smith
(Actress and Casting Associate Best Known for Her Role as ‘Phyllis Vance’ in the TV Series ‘The Office’)
Phyllis Smith
7
Birthdate: July 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Phyllis Smith is an American actress best known for portraying Phyllis Vance in the popular mockumentary TV series, The Office, for which she received a couple of Screen Actors Guild Awards. Also known for her skills as a voice actress, Smith was honored with the prestigious Annie Award for voicing Sadness in the 2015 computer-animated comedy film, Inside Out.

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David Coverdale
(Singer-Songwriter and Founder of the Hard Rock Band 'Whitesnake')
David Coverdale
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, England, United Kingdom
David Coverdale is the former lead vocalist of the rock band Deep Purple. He later went solo and then formed the hard rock band Whitesnake. His is part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has featured his second wife, Tawny Kitaen, in many of his videos.
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Lucie Arnaz
(American Actress, Singer and Daughter of Actors Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz)
Lucie Arnaz
14
Birthdate: July 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The daughter of Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Lucie Arnaz went on to become an actress. Over the years, Lucie has played an important role in preserving her mother's legacy; from 2002 to 2007, she presided over the directors' board of the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center. She also played a key role in promoting the Lucille Ball Festival of New Comedy.

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Harry Hamlin
(Actor)
Harry Hamlin
7
Birthdate: October 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Joe Pantoliano
(Character Actor)
Joe Pantoliano
6
Birthdate: September 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

Joe Pantoliano is an American actor known for his work across all three major acting mediums. Also a published author, Joe Pantoliano works towards raising awareness about mental health. He is credited with founding No Kidding, Me Too!, a nonprofit organization dedicated to removing the disgrace usually associated with mental illness.

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Kathryn Bigelow
(Film director)
Kathryn Bigelow
4
Birthdate: November 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Carlos, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Gary Rossington
(Musician)
Gary Rossington
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
 43 
Lee Hsien Loong
(Third Prime Minister of Singapore)
Lee Hsien Loong
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singapore

Lee Hsien Loong is a politician who has been serving as the current prime minister of Singapore since 2004. He has also been serving as the People's Action Party's secretary-general since 2004. Lee is credited with supervising Singapore's economic recovery after the 2008 financial crisis. A former army general, Lee served in the Singapore Armed Forces from 1971 to 1984. 

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Nick Saban
(One of the Greatest College Football Coaches of All Time)
Nick Saban
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia

Nick Saban is an American football coach who is currently serving as the head coach for the University of Alabama. He has also served as the head coach for the NFL team Miami Dolphins. Widely regarded as the greatest coach in the history of college football Saban was made an inductee of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

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Sammo Hung
(Hong Kong Actor, Martial Artist, Producer and Director)
Sammo Hung
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: British Hong Kong

Sammo Hung is a Hong Kong actor, filmmaker, and martial artist. He is best known for his work in martial arts films and played an important role in commencing the Hong Kong New Wave movement of the late-1970s and 1980s. He is also credited with helping many of his fellow actors establish themselves in the Hong Kong film industry.

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Jesse Ventura
(38th Governor of Minnesota)
Jesse Ventura
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

WWE legend Jesse Ventura, known by his ring name “The Body,” also served as the mayor of Brooklyn from 1991 to 1995 and as the governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. He had previously served the U.S. Navy. He has also appeared in films and written several books.

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Bootsy Collins
(Musician)
Bootsy Collins
9
Birthdate: October 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Al Franken
(Former United States Senator from Minnesota (2009 - 2018))
Al Franken
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Al Franken served as the U.S. senator from Minnesota, from 2009 to 2018. He has also gained fame as a Saturday Night Live writer, has authored several bestsellers, has hosted The Al Franken Show on radio, and has starred in screen projects such as Stuart Saves His Family.

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Chris Cooper
(Actor)
Chris Cooper
8
Birthdate: July 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Robert Davi
(Actor and Singer)
Robert Davi
3
Birthdate: June 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Robert Davi is best known as Jake Fratelli from The Goonies, Johnson from Die Hard, and Franz Sanchez from Licence to Kill. He also appeared as Bailey Malone in the series Profiler. A trained classical singer, he has released a Billboard-charting jazz album. He has also been a radio host.