Famous People Born In 1930

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Discover the most famous people born in 1930. The list includes people like Sean Connery, Warren Buffett, Clint Eastwood, Neil Armstrong, George Soros and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, directors, jazz musicians and poets born in 1930. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Neil Armstrong
(The First Person to Walk on the Moon)
Neil Armstrong
73
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wapakoneta, Ohio, United States
Died: August 25, 2012
 2 
Sean Connery
(The First Actor to Portray Fictional British Secret Agent James Bond on Film)
Sean Connery
69
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: October 31, 2020
 3 
Clint Eastwood
(Among the World's Best Known and Most Successful Movie Stars)
Clint Eastwood
101
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
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Warren Buffett
(Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)
Warren Buffett
68
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Buzz Aldrin
(American Astronaut, Fighter Pilot and the Second Person to Set Foot on the Moon)
Buzz Aldrin
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States
 6 
Ray Charles
(Singer-songwriter)
Ray Charles
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: June 10, 2004
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Steven McQueen
24
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beech Grove, Indiana, United States
Died: November 7, 1980
 8 
Richard Harris
(One of Ireland's Greatest Film Actors)
Richard Harris
21
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: October 25, 2002
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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II)
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
54
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: February 9, 2002
 10 
Thomas Sowell
(Economist)
Thomas Sowell
21
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gastonia, North Carolina
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Shel Silverstein
47
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10, 1999
 12 
Gene Hackman
(Best Known for His Role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in the Film 'The French Connection’)
Gene Hackman
15
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States
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Michael Collins
(NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon))
Michael Collins
9
Listed In: Astronauts
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: April 28, 2021
 14 
John Astin
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as ‘Gomez Addams’ in the TV Series ‘The Addams Family’)
John Astin
13
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Tippi Hedren
(Famous for Her Roles in the Alfred Hitchcock Movies ‘The Birds’ and ‘Marnie')
Tippi Hedren
16
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Ulm, Minnesota, United States
 16 
Ted Hughes
(Poet and Children's Writer)
Ted Hughes
28
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mytholmroyd
Died: October 28, 1998
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Harvey Milk
(American Politician and First Openly Gay Man to be Elected to a Public Office in California)
Harvey Milk
25
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Woodmere, New York, United States
Died: November 27, 1978
 18 
Sandra Day O’Connor
(The First Female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Sandra Day O’Connor
11
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
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Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)
Chinua Achebe
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013
 20 
Joanne Woodward
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thomasville, Georgia, U.S.
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Jim Nabors
(Actor)
Jim Nabors
25
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sylacauga, Alabama, United States
Died: November 30, 2017
 22 
Frank Gifford
(American Football Player, Actor and TV Sports Commentator)
Frank Gifford
5
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: August 9, 2015
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Ross Perot
(American Billionare Businessman, Founder and CEO of ‘Electronic Data Systems’ and ‘Perot Systems’)
Ross Perot
17
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas, United States
Died: July 9, 2019
 24 
Robert Culp
(Known for His Role as 'Kelly Robinson' in TV series 'I Spy')
Robert Culp
5
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: March 24, 2010
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The Big Bopper
(Singer, Musician, Disc jockey, Songwriter)
The Big Bopper
3
Listed In: Rock And Roll
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Arthur
Died: February 3, 1959
 26 
Don Shula
(Football coach)
Don Shula
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand River, Ohio, United States
Died: May 4, 2020
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Robert Loggia
(Actor and Director)
Robert Loggia
8
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: December 4, 2015
 28 
Carolyn Jones
(Actress)
Carolyn Jones
16
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: August 3, 1983
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Anne Francis
(Best Known for Roles in the Film ‘Forbidden Planet, and TV Series ‘Honey West’)
Anne Francis
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ossining, New York, United States
Died: January 2, 2011
 30 
Mobutu Sese Seko
(President of Zaire (1965 - 1997))
Mobutu Sese Seko
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisala, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: September 7, 1997
 31 
Robert Wagner
(Best Known For His Role in the TV Series ‘It Takes a Thief’, ‘Switch’ and ‘Hart to Hart’)
Robert Wagner
22
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 32 
Roy E. Disney
(Producer)
Roy E. Disney
8
Birthdate: 10th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: December 16, 2009
 33 
Dick Sargent
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States
Died: July 8, 1994
 34 
Jean-Luc Godard
(Film Director and a Pioneer of the 1960s 'French New Wave' Film Movement)
Jean-Luc Godard
5
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 13, 2022
 35 
Ben Gazzara
(Actor, Director)
Ben Gazzara
2
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 2012
 36 
Edward Woodward
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘David Callan in the TV Series ‘Callan’)
Edward Woodward
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England
Died: November 16, 2009
 37 
Gena Rowlands
(Retired American Actress)
Gena Rowlands
7
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambria, Wisconsin, United States
 38 
Rod Taylor
(Australian Actor Known for His Films: ‘The Time Machine’, ‘One Hundred and One Dalmatians’ and ‘Inglourious Basterds’)
Rod Taylor
15
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lidcombe, Australia
Died: January 7, 2015
 39 
Vic Tayback
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 25, 1990
 40 
Tim Horton
(Ice hockey player)
Tim Horton
5
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cochrane
Died: February 21, 1974
 41 
John Young
(American Astronaut and the Ninth Person to Walk on the Moon)
John Young
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 5, 2018
 42 
Jaime Escalante
(Bolivian-American Math Instructor)
Jaime Escalante
20
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia
Died: March 20, 2010
 43 
Pete Conrad
(NASA Astronaut Who Became the Third Person to Walk on the Moon)
Pete Conrad
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 8, 1999
 44 
Jacques Derrida
(French Philosopher Who Developed the Philosophical Approach Known as 'Deconstruction')
Jacques Derrida
10
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El Biar, Algeria
Died: October 9, 2004
 45 
Harold Pinter
(Playwright, Screenwriter)
Harold Pinter
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Metropolitan Borough of Hackney
Died: December 24, 2008
 46 
Robert Prosky
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 8, 2008
 47 
Lois Smith
(Actress)
Lois Smith
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas, United States
 48 
Stephen Sondheim
(American composer)
Stephen Sondheim
37
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 26, 2021
 49 
Ronnie Corbett
(Comedian, Author, Writer, Film actor, Stage actor, Cabaret artist, Aviator)
Ronnie Corbett
3
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: March 31, 2016
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Maximilian Schell
(Actor Best Known for His Film "Judgment at Nuremberg")
Maximilian Schell
7
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 1, 2014