Famous 75 Years Old

The list of famous 75 years old includes Billy Joel, Bernard Arnault, Ozzy Osbourne, George Foreman, Jessica Lange. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, actresses and novelists and from other domains of life. This list of 75 years old includes people from United States, England, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Samuel L. Jackson
56
Birthdate: December 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Actor and producer, Samuel L. Jackson is widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation. A highly prolific actor, he has appeared in over 150 films and is especially known for his roles in Quentin Tarantino films. Besides acting, he has voiced for several animated films, television series, and video games.

 2 
Billy Joel
(Singer, Composer)
Billy Joel
57
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Popularly known as the Piano Man, Billy Joel is a singer-songwriter and musician. Having sold more than 150 million records worldwide, Billy is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. He is also America's third best-selling solo artist and the sixth best-selling recording artist. He is also known for his multiple relationships with popular women.

 3 
George Foreman
(Two-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
George Foreman
42
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States

Known to his fans as "Big George,” boxer George Foreman won the world heavyweight champion twice and also gas an Olympic gold medal to his credit. Multidimensional in his pursuits, the international boxing hall-of-famer has also been a Christian minister, invented a fat-reducing grill, and written several books, including cookbooks.

 4 
Ozzy Osbourne
(Lead Vocalist of the Heavy Metal Band 'Black Sabbathe')
Ozzy Osbourne
80
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aston, Birmingham, England

The lead vocalist of the hard rock band, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne is an iconic hard rock star. His successful stint with the band was followed by an equally successful solo career with albums like No More Tears. However, the Godfather of Metal has also attracted media glare owing to his alcohol and drug abuse issues and crazy public behaviour.

 5 
Ric Flair
(Regarded as the Greatest Professional Wrestler of All Time)
Ric Flair
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Ric Flair, or The Nature Boy, is a 16-time wrestling world champion and has competed in NWA, WWF, and WCW. He became the first two-time WWE Hall of Fame inductee and the first to compete in WCW's Triple Crown. He has been Wrestling Observer’s Wrestler of the Year eight times.
 6 
Robert Plant
(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the English Rock Band 'Led Zeppelin')
Robert Plant
43
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, England, United Kingdom

Regarded as one of the most influential music artists of all time, Robert Anthony Plant was the lead singer and song writer of the extremely successful rock group Led Zeppelin. After the band disbanded, the Grammy award winning artist, with his powerful and wide vocal range, established a successful solo career. He has also collaborated with other artists and bands.

 7 
Kathy Bates
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: 'Misery', ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and ‘Dolores Claiborne’)
Kathy Bates
41
Birthdate: June 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Best known as Molly Brown from Titanic, Annie Wilkes from Misery, and Ethel Darling from American Horror Story, two-time Emmy-winner Kathy Bates also has an Academy Award in her kitty. She has survived ovarian cancer and breast cancer and is now a prominent advocate for lymphatic disease awareness. 
 8 
George R. R. Martin
(Author of Epic Fantasy Novels 'A Song of Ice and Fire')
George R. R. Martin
24
Birthdate: September 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
George R. R. Martin wrote the epic fantasy series of novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which inspired the iconic Emmy-winning HBO series Game of Thrones. Also known as the "American Tolkien," he was featured on TIME 100. He has earned the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, too.
 9 
Jessica Lange
(One of the Greatest Actresses of All Time)
Jessica Lange
84
Birthdate: April 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States

Jessica Lange is a prominent actress with over four decades of experience in Hollywood. She is one of the few female performers to achieve the “Triple Crown of Acting,” having won an Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award. She has appeared in many critically acclaimed films. Also a photographer, she has published four books.

 10 
Terry Bradshaw
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Terry Bradshaw
62
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers in 1970, Terry Bradshaw went on to become a dominant NFL quarterback and led the Steelers to four Super Bowl championships. His career halted after an injury, but Bradshaw soon established himself as a prominent television football analyst for Fox NFL Sunday. Later, he ventured into acting, writing and music.
 11 
Steve Perry
(Singer-songwriter)
Steve Perry
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanford, California, United States
Stephen Perry, the lead vocalist of the rock band Journey, was named "The Voice" by legendary singer Jon Bon Jovi. One of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Singers of All Time,” Perry also had a successful solo career. He is part of the Songwriter's and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.
 12 
Pam Grier
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Coffy’, ‘Foxy Brown’, ‘The Big Doll House’ and ‘The Arena’)
Pam Grier
27
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Widely regarded as the first female action star of cinema, American actress Pam Grier achieved popularity for playing important roles in a string of blaxploitation, action, and women-in-prison movies throughout the 1970s. She also serves as an inspiration to those suffering from cancer; she made a recovery after she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 1988.

 13 
Jeremy Irons
(English Actor and Activist Known for His TV Series ‘Brideshead Revisited’)
Jeremy Irons
16
Birthdate: September 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom

Jeremy Irons is a popular English actor. In the US, Irons is best known as one of the few actors to have achieved the famous Triple Crown of Acting. Also an activist known for his charity work, Jeremy Irons works closely with the United Nations. He also supports charities, such as The Prison Phoenix Trust.

 14 
Jackson Browne
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Songs )
Jackson Browne
20
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 9, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Six-time Grammy-nominated rock singer Jackson Browne has sold more than 18 million albums in the U.S. Best known for his hits These Days, Running on Empty, and Doctor My Eyes, he was featured on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time. The MUSE founder is an avid environmentalist, too.
 15 
Bernard Arnault
(Chairman & CEO of LMVH)
Bernard Arnault
25
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 5, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Roubaix

Bernard Arnault is a French businessman and chairman of the luxury-goods company LVMH. Also an art collector, Arnault played a key role in establishing LVMH as a patron of art. In 2006, he sponsored the construction of an art museum called Louis Vuitton Foundation. He also created a competition called The LVMH Young Fashion Designer to students from fine-arts schools.

 16 
Cat Stevens
(Singer and Multi-Instrumentalist Known for His Albums ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ and ‘Teaser and the Firecat’)
Cat Stevens
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

British singer, Cat Stevens, has released more than 15 studio albums and has churned out many hit songs. He converted to Islam in 1977 and adopted the name Yusuf Islam. He was slammed for reportedly backing the death fatwa on author Salman Rushdie. He has also been accused of allegedly having ties with terrorist organisations, a charge he has vehemently denied.

 17 
Jean Reno
(French Actor Who has Worked in American, French, English, Japanese, Spanish and Italian Movie Productions)
Jean Reno
12
Birthdate: July 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
French-Moroccan actor Jean Reno is best known for his roles in Godzilla, The Pink Panther, and Mission Impossible. He has also been part of French, Japanese, Italian, and Spanish films, and was nominated for a European Film Award for his role in Les Rivières pourpres, or Crimson Rivers.
 18 
Kate Jackson
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Sabrina Duncan’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Kate Jackson
14
Birthdate: October 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Kate Jackson is known for her iconic role of Sabrina Duncan in the 1970s’ series Charlie's Angels, which earned her a feature on the Time cover, with co-stars Jaclyn Smith and Farrah Fawcett . She also delivered a Bravo Golden Otto-winning performance as Amanda King in Scarecrow and Mrs. King.
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Phylicia Rashad
(Actress, Singer and Director Known for Her Role as ‘Clair Huxtable’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’)
Phylicia Rashad
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Birthdate: June 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Phylicia Rashad, the Mother of The Black Community, became the first Black lady to win the Tony Award for Best Actress, for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. Known for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, she also appeared in Colored Girls and Creed. 
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Hank Williams Jr.
(Country Music Singer, Musician and Son of Legendary Singer Hank Williams)
Hank Williams Jr.
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

Hank Williams Jr. is a musician and singer-songwriter. Although he initially gained fame for imitating his father Hank Williams' style, he later established his own style, winning several awards like Grammy Awards. In 2017, he was included in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Country Artists of All Time list. In 2020, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.  

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David Strathairn
6
Birthdate: January 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Recipient of several awards and accolades, David Strathairn is an eminent American actor. Distinguished for his prolific body of work, he earned various accolades, including Academy Award nomination for his performance in Good Night, and Good Luck. Return of the Secaucus 7 marked his screen debut. He gained prominence with roles in City of Hope, Limbo and Eight Men Out.
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Archie Manning
(American football player)
Archie Manning
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Drew, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Victor Garber
(Best Known for His Roles as 'Jack Bristow' in the Drama Series 'Alias' (2001–2006))
Victor Garber
8
Birthdate: March 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Canada

Victor Garber is a Canadian singer and actor best known for his work in theatre, television, and film. Over the years, Garber has received nominations for several prestigious awards, such as Primetime Emmy Awards and Tony Awards. His work in critically acclaimed movies like Titanic, Argo, and Milk was also appreciated with Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

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Tom Berenger
(Actor who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes in Platoon (1986))
Tom Berenger
6
Birthdate: May 31, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Ted Nugent
(Lead Guitarist and Occasional Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band “The Amboy Dukes”)
Ted Nugent
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Redford Charter Township, Michigan, United States

Rock guitarist Ted Nugent initially gained fame with the band The Amboy Dukes. He has also had a successful solo career, with hits such as Cat Scratch Fever. He was also part of the supergroup Damn Yankees. A National Rifle Association board member, he supports hunting and gun ownership.

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Vicki Lawrence
(Best Known for Her Character Mama 'Thelma Harper' in TV series 'The Carol Burnett Show')
Vicki Lawrence
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Emmy-winning actor Vicki Lawrence is best known as Thelma Harper/Mama from The Carol Burnett Show. She later appeared as the same character in Mama's Family and the stage show Vicki Lawrence & Mama. Her track The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia aced both the U.S. and Canadian charts.
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Patrick Duffy
9
Birthdate: March 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Townsend, Montana

Patrick Duffy is an American actor known for contributing immensely to the success of the popular TV soap opera Dallas where he portrayed the role of Bobby Ewing. Predominantly a TV actor, Duffy became a household name in the USA during the 1970s. A longtime member of Soka Gakkai International, Duffy is credited with popularizing Nichiren Buddhism in the USA.

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Dusty Hill
(Singer)
Dusty Hill
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dallas
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Judith Light
(Actress)
Judith Light
17
Birthdate: February 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Judith Light is an American actress and producer. Known for her work in TV and theatre, Light has won prestigious acting awards, such as Daytime Emmy Award and Tony Award. In 2019, her contribution to the entertainment industry was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Also an activist, Light has been advocating the cause of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Patti LuPone
(Actress)
Patti LuPone
11
Birthdate: April 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northport, Long Island, New York, USA
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 31 
Joyce DeWitt
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Role as ‘Janet Wood’ in the TV Series ‘Three's Company')
Joyce DeWitt
11
Birthdate: April 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
Three’s Company being her best-known television series, Joyce DeWitt has been a regular on the small screen since her debut in Baretta. The seasoned American actress, who also appeared in plays including Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, co-produced a television film. She has hosted a number of charity programmes. She was caught on the wrong side of the law when she was arrested for drunken driving in California in 2009.
 32 
Haruki Murakami
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami has authored bestselling works such as Norwegian Wood and Kafka on the Shore, which explore the genres of surrealism and magic realism. He has also translated works by J. D. Salinger and Raymond Carver. He has been named to Time 100 and has won numerous awards.
 33 
Todd Rundgren
(Multi-instrumentalist and Member of The Rock Band 'Utopia")
Todd Rundgren
39
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Todd Rundgren is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is credited with forming popular rock bands, such as Utopia and Nazz. Regarded as a pioneer in the fields of progressive rock, electronic music, Internet music delivery, and music videos, Todd Rundgren's works, such as A Wizard, a True Star remain influential in the world of music.

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Erik Estrada
(Best Known for His Lead Role in the TV Series 'CHiPs')
Erik Estrada
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States

Erik Estrada is an American police officer, voice actor, and actor. He is best known for playing Francis Llewelyn Poncherello in the popular crime drama TV series, CHiPs. Also known for his work as an activist, Erik Estrada became the international face of D.A.R.E., a campaign against drugs, in 2000.

 35 
Brent Spiner
(Actor)
Brent Spiner
8
Birthdate: February 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
George Wendt
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role of ‘Norm Peterson’ on the TV Series ‘Cheers’)
George Wendt
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beverly, Chicago, Illinois, United States

George Wendt is an American comedian and actor best known for portraying Norm Peterson in the popular television series Cheers, for which he received six consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations under the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category. He has also appeared in several films, playing important roles.

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Barbara Mandrell
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Barbara Corcoran
(Investor on ABC's ‘Shark Tank’ & Founder of ‘The Corcoran Group’, a New York City Real Estate Brokerage)
Barbara Corcoran
7
Birthdate: March 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edgewater, New Jersey, United States

Barbara Corcoran is an American businesswoman, television personality, author, and speaker. She is credited with founding a New York City-based real estate brokerage called The Corcoran Group, which she sold for $66 million in 2001. She is best known for appearing in the popular business reality TV series, Shark Tank, where she was one of the original Shark investors.

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Mick Taylor
(Musician)
Mick Taylor
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, England

Mick Taylor soared to fame as the guitarist of iconic rock band The Rolling Stones. He has also been part of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. Named to the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, he was also declared one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

 40 
Gates McFadden
(Actress)
Gates McFadden
6
Birthdate: March 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
James Cosmo
(Scottish Actor Known for His Appearances in Films ‘Highlander’, ‘Braveheart’, ‘Trainspotting’ and ‘Jagame Thandhiram’)
James Cosmo
6
Birthdate: October 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

James Cosmo is a Scottish actor known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Game of Thrones. He has also appeared in several epic historical films like Braveheart, Troy, and Ben-Hur. Apart from being an actor, James Cosmo has also been serving as a patron of a charity named Chance for Childhood.

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Lulu
(singer)
Lulu
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Jim Carter
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Charles Carson’ in the TV Series ‘Downton Abbey’)
Jim Carter
3
Birthdate: August 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

English actor, Jim Carter, is best known for his role in the TV series  Downton Abbey, for which he earned four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Even though he initially aspired to become a lawyer, he changed his mind and became an actor instead. He has been active in the entertainment industry for over five decades.

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Philip Michael Thomas
(Actor)
Philip Michael Thomas
3
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Tom Wilkinson
(English Actor Known for His Films: ‘The Full Monty’, ‘Michael Clayton’ and ‘In the Bedroom’)
Tom Wilkinson
7
Birthdate: December 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England
Tom Wilkinson is best known for his Academy Award-nominated roles in Michael Clayton and In the Bedroom. He also gained fame with his Emmy-winning portrayal of Benjamin Franklin in John Adams. Audiences also loved him in The Full Monty and Shakespeare in Love. He has also received the OBE.
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Gregg Popovich
(One of the Greatest Coaches in NBA History)
Gregg Popovich
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Chicago, Indiana, United States

Basketball coach Gregg Popovich currently serves as the head coach and president of the NBA team San Antonio Spurs. Known as Coach Pop, the three-time NBA Coach of the Year has scored the most wins NBA wins, leading the Spurs to 22 season wins, including five NBA titles.

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Dusty Baker
(Baseball manager)
Dusty Baker
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Tina Sinatra
(Businesswoman, Producer and Daughter of Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra)
Tina Sinatra
7
Birthdate: June 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Tina Sinatra is an American film producer, businesswoman, memoirist, and Hollywood agent. Although she did not aspire to become a singer like her siblings and father, Sinatra wanted to be an actress and studied acting under renowned acting teacher Jeff Corey. However, she did not pursue acting seriously as she thought she lacked the confidence to become an actress.

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Avery Brooks
7
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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António Guterres
(9th Secretary-General of the United Nations)
António Guterres
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lisbon

António Guterres is a Portuguese diplomat and politician who served as Portugal's prime minister from 1995 to 2002. A favorite among the masses, Guterres was ranked the best prime minister of Portugal over the last 30 years in polls conducted in 2012 and 2014. In 2009, he was named in Forbes magazine's list of world's most powerful people