Famous People Born In 1929

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Discover the most famous people born in 1929. The list includes people like Whitey Bulger, Audrey Hepburn, Anne Frank, Grace Kelly, Yasser Arafat and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, composers and philosophers born in 1929. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Martin Luther King Jr.
(African-American Civil Rights Movement Leader Who Used Civil Disobedience to Combat Racism)
Martin Luther King Jr.
79
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: April 4, 1968
 2 
Anne Frank
(Diarist)
Anne Frank
67
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 12, 1945
 3 
Audrey Hepburn
(British Actress Who was Famous as a Film and Fashion Icon)
Audrey Hepburn
68
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Died: January 20, 1993
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Jackie Kennedy
(First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963)
Jackie Kennedy
38
Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: May 19, 1994
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Grace Kelly
(Former Actress and Princess Consort of Monaco (1956 - 1982))
Grace Kelly
69
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 14, 1982
 6 
Christopher Plummer
(One of the Most Accomplished Actors of His Era andthe Oldest Person to Win an Academy Award)
Christopher Plummer
26
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: February 5, 2021
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June Carter Cash
(Country Singer, Five-Time Grammy Award-Winner)
June Carter Cash
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 23rd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maces Spring, Virginia, United States
Died: May 15, 2003
 8 
Bob Newhart
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Deadpan and Slightly Stammering Delivery Style)
Bob Newhart
15
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
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Ed Asner
(Actor, played Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and gained prominence as a political activist.)
Ed Asner
14
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: August 29, 2021
 10 
Arnold Palmer
(Golf Player)
Arnold Palmer
12
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Latrobe
Died: September 25, 2016
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Shakuntala Devi
(Human Computer)
Shakuntala Devi
130
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangalore
Died: April 21, 2013
 12 
Milkha Singh
(Indian track and field athlete)
Milkha Singh
34
Listed In: Athletes
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Govindpura, Muzaffargarh District, India
Died: June 18, 2021
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Lata Mangeshkar
(One of the Greatest Playback Singers of India)
Lata Mangeshkar
30
Listed In: Playback Singers
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indore
Died: February 6, 2022
 14 
Amanda Blake
(Actress)
Amanda Blake
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: August 16, 1989
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Yayoi Kusama
(Contemporary Artist)
Yayoi Kusama
20
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
 16 
Chet Baker
(Trumpeter and Vocalist Known for Major Innovations in 'Cool Jazz')
Chet Baker
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yale, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 13, 1988
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Barbara Walters
(Producer and Co-Host on the ABC Newsmagazine '20/20')
Barbara Walters
14
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 18 
Vic Morrow
(Actor and Director Best Known for His ABC Drama Series ‘Combat!’)
Vic Morrow
8
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 23, 1982
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Kishore Kumar
(Indian playback singer)
Kishore Kumar
29
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Khandwas, India
Died: October 13, 1987
 20 
Jean Simmons
(Actress and Singer)
Jean Simmons
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22, 2010
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Vera Miles
(Retired Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lila Crane’ in the Film ‘Psycho’ and ‘Psycho II’)
Vera Miles
7
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boise City, Oklahoma, United States
 22 
John Cassavetes
(One of the Most Influential American Directors of the Later Half of the 20th Century)
John Cassavetes
4
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 1989
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Dick Clark
(Radio and Television Personality Best Known for Hosting ‘American Bandstand’ and the 'Pyramid' Game Show)
Dick Clark
1
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mount Vernon
Died: April 18, 2012
 24 
Roxie Roker
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Helen Willis’ in the TV Series ‘The Jeffersons’)
Roxie Roker
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: December 2, 1995
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Berry Gordy
(Record Executive)
Berry Gordy
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, MichiganDetroit, Michigan, United States
 26 
Francis Gary Powers
(American Military Officer)
Francis Gary Powers
3
Listed In: Pilots
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jenkins, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 1, 1977
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Bob Hawke
(23rd Prime Minister of Australia)
Bob Hawke
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bordertown, Australia
Died: May 16, 2019
 28 
Lev Yashin
(One of the Greatest Goalkeeper in the History of the Sport)
Lev Yashin
7
Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 20, 1990
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Max von Sydow
10
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden
Died: March 8, 2020
 30 
Anne Meara
(Actress & Comedian)
Anne Meara
5
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: May 23, 2015
 31 
Ursula K. Le Guin
(American Author Best Known for Her Works of Speculative Fiction)
Ursula K. Le Guin
4
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: January 22, 2018
 32 
Katherine Helmond
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: February 23, 2019
 33 
Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Egyptian Businessman and Owner of 'Hôtel Ritz Paris')
Mohamed Al-Fayed
7
Listed In: Hoteliers
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: El-Gomorok, Alexandria
 34 
Frank Gehry
(Architect and Designer Whose Works are Considered Among the Most Important of Contemporary Architecture)
Frank Gehry
5
Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
 35 
Joe Gallo
(Mobster)
Joe Gallo
15
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 7, 1972
 36 
Chuck Barris
(Game Show Host)
Chuck Barris
4
Listed In: Game Show Hosts
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: March 21, 2017
 37 
Buck Owens
(Musician)
Buck Owens
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sherman, Texas, United States
Died: March 25, 2006
 38 
James Hong
(Actor)
James Hong
5
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
 39 
Joan Plowright
(British Retired Actress)
Joan Plowright
6
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brigg, Lincolnshire, England
 40 
Rajkumar
(Actor)
Rajkumar
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gajanur, India
Died: April 12, 2006
 41 
Whitey Bulger
(Crime Boss)
Whitey Bulger
16
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 30, 2018
 42 
Bill Evans
(American Jazz Pianist Known for Lush Harmonies and Lyrical Improvisation)
Bill Evans
2
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 15, 1980
 43 
Sergio Leone
(Italian Filmmaker Best Known for Creating the 'Spaghetti Western' Genre)
Sergio Leone
4
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: April 30, 1989
 44 
Don Draper
(Actor)
Don Draper
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modesto, California, USA
Died: December 17, 1990
 45 
Alejandro Jodorowsky
(Chilean-Born French Film Director and Screenwriter)
Alejandro Jodorowsky
7
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tocopilla, Chile
 46 
Chespirito
(One of the Greatest Comedians of All Time)
Chespirito
11
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: November 28, 2014
 47 
Jane Powell
(Singer)
Jane Powell
4
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
 48 
André Previn
(Known for His Versatile Orchestral Compositions)
André Previn
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 28, 2019
 49 
Bobby Bowden
(One of the Greatest College Football Coaches of All Time)
Bobby Bowden
6
Listed In: Coaches
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Died: August 8, 2021
 50 
Saeed Jaffrey
(Britain's Highest-Profile Asian Actor)
Saeed Jaffrey
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Malerkotla, Punjab India
Died: November 15, 2015