Famous 74 Years Old

The list of famous 74 years old includes Benjamin Netanyahu, Caitlyn Jenner, Bruce Springsteen, Richard Gere, Stevie Wonder. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and journalists and from other domains of life. This list of 74 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & India and many more countries.
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Stevie Wonder
(Singer-Songwriter and Musician)
Stevie Wonder
65
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States

American singer and songwriter, Stevie Wonder, is one of most influential and the best-selling musicians of all time. That Girl, Gotta Have You, I Just Called to Say I Love You, Part-Time Lover and Happy Birthday are some of his chartbuster songs. He has won many awards and accolades, including 25 Grammy Awards.

 2 
Sigourney Weaver
(American Actress and an Influential Figure in Science Fiction and Popular Culture)
Sigourney Weaver
31
Birthdate: October 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Sigourney Weaver is an American actress. Widely considered one of the most important female protagonists in the history of cinema, Sigourney is also regarded as a pioneer of action heroines in sci-fi films, thanks to her role in the Alien franchise. In 2003, she was ranked 20th in Channel 4's list of 100 Greatest Movie Stars of All Time.

 3 
Bruce Springsteen
(One of the Best-Selling Rock Singer-Songwriters and Founder of the Rock Band 'E Street Band')
Bruce Springsteen
44
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

Considered one of the greatest rock stars, Bruce Springsteen’s catalogue of songs over many decades is unparalleled. His fame skyrocketed in 1975 after the release of his third album, Born to Run, and it reached dizzying heights with his seventh album, Born in the USA, in 1984. He was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

 4 
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
49
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dubai

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the current prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates. He has also been serving as the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai since 2006. He is credited with turning Dubai into a global city; he has overseen the development of several projects, such as the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa

 5 
Richard Gere
(Actor Best Known for His Films: 'American Gigolo', 'Pretty Woman' and 'Chicago')
Richard Gere
58
Birthdate: August 31, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Richard Gere's performance in the movie American Gigolo cemented his position as a sex symbol in the 1980s. He also established himself as a leading man, becoming one of Hollywood's most bankable and popular actors during the '90s. One of the most dedicated actors, he learned karate for his role in An Officer and a Gentleman and tap dance for Chicago.

 6 
Jeff Bridges
(Actor Best Known for His Films: ‘Crazy Heart’, 'The Last Picture Show' and 'The Last Picture Show')
Jeff Bridges
27
Birthdate: December 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Considered one of the most celebrated actors of his generation, Jeff Bridges is known for his natural acting and his versatility. He has starred in acclaimed films like Fat City, Starman, Tron, Jagged Edge, Fearless, Against All Odds, The Big Lebowski, True Grit and Hell or High Water. He received a Best Actor Oscar for the 2009 film Crazy Heart.

 7 
William H. Macy
24
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida

William H. Macy is a popular American actor whose career has spanned more than four decades. Apart from being an actor and director, Macy is also an avid woodturner, serving as an inspiration to several woodturners in the country. He also works closely with a nonprofit charitable organization called United Cerebral Palsy, serving as its national ambassador.

 8 
Robbie Coltrane
(Actor)
Robbie Coltrane
11
Birthdate: March 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rutherglen, Scotland

Robbie Coltrane is a Scottish actor, writer, and comedian best known for playing Rubeus Hagrid in the popular Harry Potter movie series. Coltrane has also played important roles in other popular movies like GoldenEye and The World Is Not Enough. Over the years, Robbie Coltrane has won several prestigious awards, such as the British Academy Television Awards.

 9 
Agnetha Faltskog
(Member of the Pop Group 'ABBA')
Agnetha Faltskog
37
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Swedish singer Agnetha Fältskog was part of the iconic pop group ABBA, along with her husband, Bjorn Ulvaeus. After the group disbanded, Fältskog launched a solo career and also appeared in a film. She released an album in 2004, after a 16-year hiatus, and then again in 2013.
 10 
Roger Taylor
(Best Known As The Drummer Of The Rock Band 'Queen')
Roger Taylor
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Roger Taylor soared to fame as the drummer of the iconic rock band Queen. A Planet Rock poll named him the eighth-greatest classic rock drummer. Taylor also became known for his falsetto vocal range and co-wrote hits such as Innuendo and Under Pressure. He also appeared on Pop Quiz.
 11 
Shelley Long
(Actress, Singer and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as ‘Diane Chambers’ in the TV Series ‘Cheers’)
Shelley Long
39
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Shelley Long is best known for her Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning performance as Diane Chambers in the NBC sitcom Cheers. She later reprised the role in Frasier. Fans also loved her in films such as Irreconcilable Differences and Hello Again, and as DeDe Pritchett in the series Modern Family.
 12 
Gene Simmons
(Bassist and Co-lead Singer of Hard Rock Band 'Kiss')
Gene Simmons
23
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel

Co-founder of the rock band Kiss, Gene Simmons is also known by his stage persona, The Demon.  With his band, he has over 25 gold-certified albums. A devoted philanthropist, he has donated to charities related to underprivileged children. He created an animated series and owns a magazine and a label.

 13 
Don Johnson
30
Birthdate: December 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flat Creek Township, Missouri, United States

A well-known actor, singer, songwriter, producer, and director, Don Johnson is a man of many talents. Also a powerboat enthusiast, he competed at the 1988 Offshore World Cup, which was organized by the American Power Boat Association, and became the world champion.

 14 
Martin Short
(Canadian-American Actor, Comedian and Singer)
Martin Short
15
Birthdate: March 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Actor/comedian Martin Short is best known for his work on the shows SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has also appeared in movies such as Father of the Bride and voiced characters in films such as Madagascar 3. He earned a Tony for his performance in the play Little Me.
 15 
Jay Leno
(Comedian, Writer and Host of the NBC Show ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’)
Jay Leno
20
Birthdate: April 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
Emmy-winning stand-up comedian Jay Leno is best known for his shows The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Jay Leno Show, both on NBC. The Television Hall of Fame inductee is also an avid car collector and is associated with several charitable initiatives, such as the Love Ride.
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Sissy Spacek
(Actress)
Sissy Spacek
22
Birthdate: December 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quitman, Texas, United States
Sissy Spacek is best known for her Academy Award-winning role of Loretta Lynn in Coal Miner's Daughter and also earned a Grammy nomination for her country tracks in the movie. Her other notable projects are the films Missing and The River, and the series Bloodline, Castle Rock, and Homecoming.
 17 
Peter Gabriel
(Musician & Singer)
Peter Gabriel
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chobham, Surrey, England

Man of Peace recipient and six-time Grammy-winner Peter Gabriel was the lead singer of Genesis but switched to a solo career in 1977. He co-founded the first online music download platform, OD2, and the WOMAD festival, apart from contributing to human rights, with groups such as Witness and The Elders.

 18 
Julius Erving
(Basketball player)
Julius Erving
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Meadow, New York, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Ron Perlman
26
Birthdate: April 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York, United States

Ron Perlman went on to become a successful actor and voice actor despite suffering from low self-image during his formative years. Apart from being active as an actor, Ron Perlman is also actively involved in the political affairs of the United States. His criticisms directed towards President Donald Trump have inspired a series of internet memes.

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Bernie Taupin
(British Songwriter Best Known for His Long-Term Partnership with Musician Elton John)
Bernie Taupin
14
Birthdate: May 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England

Lyricist Bernie Taupin is best known for his collaboration with Elton John for over 30 albums. Their works include the iconic hit Candle in the Wind. Taupin has also had a successful solo career and has performed with the band Farm Dogs. He has also exhibited his original artwork.

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Bill Nighy
(English Actor)
Bill Nighy
9
Birthdate: December 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caterham, Surrey, England
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Cybill Lynne Shepherd
(Actress and Singer)
Cybill Lynne Shepherd
18
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Cybill Shepherd is best known for her roles in films such as The Heartbreak Kid, Taxi Driver, and Alice. Fans also loved her for her Golden Globe-winning portrayals of Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes in the series Moonlighting and Cybill Sheridan in the sitcom Cybill. She is a follower of goddess-worshipping Paganism.
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Morgan Fairchild
(Actress)
Morgan Fairchild
13
Birthdate: February 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Peter Frampton
(Musician & Singer)
Peter Frampton
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bromley, England
Rock guitarist Peter Frampton made the talk-box guitar effect his signature style. Known for hits such as Breaking All the Rules and Baby, I Love Your Way, he performed with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. His album Frampton Comes Alive! sold over 8 million copies in the U.S.
 25 
Lindsey Buckingham
(Singer, Musician)
Lindsey Buckingham
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palo Alto

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Lindsey Buckingham ruled the American rock scene with the band Fleetwood Mac, performing with his then-girlfriend, Stevie Nicks. Rolling Stone named him one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. After a brief hiatus, he rejoined the band but was fired eventually.

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Billy Gibbons
(Guitarist, Singer)
Billy Gibbons
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Houston
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Mark Knopfler
(Former Lead Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter of the Rock Band 'Dire Straits')
Mark Knopfler
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Best known as the lead guitarist and singer of the popular rock band Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler is one of Britain’s most celebrated guitar icons. Known for hits such as Sultans of Swing, he and his band also released Brothers in Arms, one of the best-selling albums of all time.

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Debbie Allen
(Actress Best Known for Her Work in the Musical-Drama Television Series 'Fame')
Debbie Allen
19
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Debbie Allen is an actress, dancer, choreographer, and singer-songwriter.  She appeared in the musical-drama TV series Fame and also worked as the series’ principal choreographer. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards. She runs the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles and is a former member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. 

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Tom Waits
(Musician, Composer, & Songwriter)
Tom Waits
12
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pomona, California, United States

Tom Waits is a musician and songwriter. His lyrics, which are delivered in his trademark gravelly voice, often focus on the underbelly of society. His story of being born in a middle-class family to becoming one of the greatest songwriters of all time serves as an inspiration to many. He has also influenced several musicians and attained a cult following.

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Bill O'Reilly
(Conservative Political Commentator Best Known for Hosting Fox News Channel's ‘The O'Reilly Factor’)
Bill O'Reilly
22
Birthdate: September 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Bill O'Reilly is an American author, journalist, and former TV host. The host of Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor, O'Reilly played a major role in the success of Fox News Channel during his time at the channel. He is also credited with founding the No Spin News podcast, which he has been hosting since 2017.

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Keith Carradine
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Tom Frank’ in the Film ‘Nashville’)
Keith Carradine
8
Birthdate: August 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Keith Carradine, part of the famous Carradine family of Hollywood, is best known for his Emmy-nominated role in the series Chiefs and his Satellite Award-nominated role in Deadwood. He won both the Academy and the Golden Globe Award for “Best Original Song” for his Nashville song I'm Easy.
 32 
Loretta Devine
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Adele Webber’ in the TV Series ‘Grey's Anatomy’)
Loretta Devine
16
Birthdate: August 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Loretta Devine is best known for her portrayal of Lorrell Robinson in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. Her performance as Adele Webber in Grey's Anatomy won her an Emmy. She has also delivered stellar performances in the films Waiting to Exhale and The Preacher's Wife and the series Family Reunion.
 33 
Gabriel Byrne
(One of Ireland's Greatest Film Actors)
Gabriel Byrne
6
Birthdate: May 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Walkinstown, Dublin, Ireland
Irish actor Gabriel Byrne is best known for his Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated role of Dr. Paul Weston in the series In Treatment. He has also been part of movies such as Stigmata and End of Days. He is also a seasoned theater actor and has narrated several audiobooks.
 34 
Bonnie Raitt
(Blues Singer and Guitarist )
Bonnie Raitt
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Bonnie Raitt is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Despite little commercial success at the beginning of her career, Raitt remained persistent until she had her first major hit in 1989. She has been named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time lists. She also supports organizations like Little Kids Rock.

 35 
David Foster
(Musician who Chaired 'Verve Records' (2012 to 2016))
David Foster
28
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

Canadian musician, composer, and arranger David Foster is a prominent figure in the international music scene and has worked with the likes of  Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna. The winner of 16 Grammy Awards, he has also been nominated for the Academy Awards thrice. He launched the David Foster Foundation to help sick children.

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Julie Walters
(Actress)
Julie Walters
15
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Smethwick
 37 
Larry Holmes
(One of the Greatest Heavyweights of All Time)
Larry Holmes
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuthbert, Georgia, United States

Larry Holmes is an American retired boxer whose left jab is often ranked among the best in the history of professional boxing. Widely regarded as one of the greatest heavyweights in the history of boxing, Holmes' title defense against 19 boxers is the second-most in history. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2008.

 38 
Rick Springfield
(Actor, Musician and Member of the Pop Rock Group ‘Zoot’)
Rick Springfield
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Rick Springfield is best known for his Grammy-winning single Jessie's Girl. He also gained fame for his portrayal of Noah Drake in the soap General Hospital and Dr. Irving Pitlor in True Detective. He has also written an autobiography and a novel, both New York Times bestsellers.
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Billy Ocean
(Recording Artist)
Billy Ocean
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fyzabad

Billy Ocean is a recording artist who achieved popularity in the 1980s when he became the most famous Trinidad–British R&B singer. Over the years, he has also been one of the most prominent supporters of the Rastafari movement. In the 2020 New Year Honours, Billy Ocean was appointed MBE for services to music.

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Wolfgang Puck
(Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Wolfgang Puck
9
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

Wolfgang Puck is an Austrian-American restaurateur. In 1973, Puck moved to the US and opened a restaurant named Spago in 1982. He then established himself as a respected restaurateur by opening several other restaurants. In 2013, he was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. Also an actor, Puck has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 41 
Victoria Principal
(Actress & Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Pamela Barnes Ewing’ on the American Primetime TV Series ‘Dallas’)
Victoria Principal
20
Birthdate: January 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
Victoria Principal is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated performances as Pamela Ewing in the soap Dallas and as Maria Elena in The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean. She owns a production company and a skincare brand. She has also written three bestselling books on beauty.
 42 
Jan Smithers
(Actress)
Jan Smithers
2
Birthdate: July 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Hollywood, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Michael Richards
(Actor)
Michael Richards
12
Birthdate: July 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Culver City, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Peter Navarro
(Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy (2017 - 2021))
Peter Navarro
34
Birthdate: July 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Economist and writer Peter Navarro has served as the Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy and the Director of the National Trade Council under former president Donald Trump. He has also authored books such as Death by China and taught at the University of California.
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Jerry Lawler
(American Color Commentator and Professional Wrestler)
Jerry Lawler
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Ann Wilson
(Musician, Singer)
Ann Wilson
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Shelley Duvall
(Actress)
Shelley Duvall
22
Birthdate: July 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 48 
Arsène Wenger
(French Former Football Manager and Player)
Arsène Wenger
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
French football manager Arsène Wenger is known for being the longest-tenured and most successful manager of Arsenal, with whom he won the Premier League title thrice. Nicknamed Le Professeur for his serious look, the English Football Hall of Fame inductee is known to encourage young talent in the sport. 
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Armand Assante
7
Birthdate: October 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Armand Assante is an American actor known for playing important roles in films like Gotti and I, the Jury. His portrayal of mobster John Gotti in the HBO original crime film Gotti earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination and a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2010, he was honored with a star on the Italian Walk of Fame in Canada. 

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Suzi Quatro
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Suzi Quatro
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)