Famous People Born In 1935

Discover the most famous people born in 1935. The list includes people like Elvis Presley, Dalai Lama, Woody Allen, Richard Kuklinski, Charles Koch and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, novelists and poets born in 1935. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Japan and many more countries.
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Elvis Presley
(One of the Most Significant Cultural Icons of the 20th Century and 'The King of Rock and Roll')
Elvis Presley
390
Listed In: Pop Singers
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1977
The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, winner of 3 Grammys, and pioneer of the Pelvis move, Elvis Presley was a musical phenomenon of the 20th century. Known for his humbleness, love for God and devotion to his country, Presley had numerous gold, platinum and multi-platinum records to his credit, including 18 number 1 hits and 38 top ten hits.
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Julie Andrews
(English Actress, Singer and Author)
Julie Andrews
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames, England

A distinguished films, television and Broadway actress, Julie Andrews is best known for her performances in films like Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Victor/Victoria. She has also done voiceovers for animation movie like Despicable Me and Enchanted. The legendary actress has also released multiple albums and authored numerous children’s books as well as her autobiography.

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Luciano Pavarotti
(Italian Operatic Tenor Regarded as the 'King of the High Cs')
Luciano Pavarotti
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: September 6, 2007

Luciano Pavarotti was an operatic tenor who went on to become one of the most loved and acclaimed tenors of all time. Nicknamed the King of the High Cs, Pavarotti is regarded as one of the best tenors of the 20th century. Also a well-known humanitarian, Luciano Pavarotti hosted annual charity concerts to raise money for various UN causes.

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Donald Sutherland
(Canadian Actor With a Film Career Spanning Six Decades)
Donald Sutherland
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint John, Canada

Donald Sutherland is arguably the greatest Canadian actor of all time. In an illustrious career, that spans over more than five decades, Sutherland has played an influential role in both Canadian and American entertainment industries. He won an Academy Honorary Award in 2017 for his immense contribution to cinema. He is the father of actors Kiefer, Rossif, and Angus Sutherland.

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Sonny Bono
(One-half of the Popular Singing Duo 'Sonny & Cher')
Sonny Bono
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 5, 1998
Sonny Bono formed the musical duo Sonny & Cher, with his second wife, Cher. They also starred in The Sonny and Cher Show. He also served as the mayor of Palm Springs and a congressman for California's 44th district. The Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act was named after him.
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Jerry Lee Lewis
(One of the Most Influential Pianists of the 20th Century)
Jerry Lee Lewis
41
Listed In: Country Singers
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ferriday, Louisiana, United States
Died: October 28, 2022
Four-time Grammy-winner Jerry Lee Lewis, nicknamed “The Killer,” is best known for his track Great Balls of Fire. A controversy surrounding his marriage to his 13-year-old cousin Myra destroyed his career. Named to Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, he was also part of the Million Dollar Quartet.
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Dudley Moore
(Actor, Comedian and One of the Four Writer-Performers in the Comedy Revue ‘Beyond the Fringe’)
Dudley Moore
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Died: March 27, 2002
Dudley Moore was a prominent figure of the 1960s’ British satire boom. He is best known for writing the stage revue Beyond the Fringe and was also part of the sketch comedy Not Only... But Also. He delivered an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning performance in the comedy film Arthur
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Ron Paul
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas)
Ron Paul
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Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Ron Paul is a physician, author, and retired politician who has played an important role in promoting libertarian vision by delivering speeches on American college campuses. A doctor by profession, Ron Paul served in the U.S. Air Force as a flight surgeon from 1963 to 1968. His life and career inspired the 2012 film Ron Paul Uprising.

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Mary Berry
(English Food Writer, Chef and Television Presenter)
Mary Berry
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England

Author of over 75 cookbooks, Mary Berry has also hosted several culinary shows, such as Mary Berry Cooks. The Guardian ranked her the second-best-dressed person over 50. A CBE and DBE recipient, she has also received the Guild of Food Writers Lifetime Achievement Award and an honorary degree.

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Peter Boyle
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Frank Barone’ in the TV Series ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’)
Peter Boyle
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 12, 2006

Peter Boyle was an American actor, best known for playing Frank Barone in the popular TV series Everybody Loves Raymond. Boyle's death, which was caused by multiple myeloma and heart disease, had a great impact on many of his colleagues. His widow, Loraine, founded the Peter Boyle Memorial Fund, which is the most successful fundraiser for the International Myeloma Foundation.

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Bob Denver
(Actor)
Bob Denver
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York
Died: September 2, 2005

Bob Denver was an American actor renowned for playing comedy roles in popular TV series, such as Gilligan's Island and The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. Bob Denver became a synonym for Gilligan, thanks to his wonderful portrayal of the comedic character. A humanitarian, Denver played Gilligan in 1992 to benefit the non-profit organization, Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Diahann Carroll
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: October 4, 2019

Diahann Carroll was an American actress, model, singer, and activist. In 1962, she became the first African-American woman to receive a Tony Award under Best Actress in a Musical category. She is credited with starring in Julia, the first American TV series to star a black woman in a non-stereotypical role; Carroll's portrayal of Julia earned her a Golden Globe.

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Sandy Koufax
(One of the Greatest Pitchers in Baseball History)
Sandy Koufax
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Baseball left-handed pitcher Sanford Koufax played for the MLB team Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers for 12 seasons. He was the youngest Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and the first three-time Cy Young Award winner. He skipped pitching for a 1965 World Series game because it fell on Jewish festival Yom Kippur.

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Jerry Orbach
(Actor, Singer)
Jerry Orbach
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 28, 2004
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Doug McClure
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Cowboy’ in the TV Series ‘The Virginian’)
Doug McClure
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: February 5, 1995
Doug McClure is best known as the cowboy Trampas from the long-running series The Virginian, based on the Owen Wister novel of the same name. He inspired the character of Troy McClure in The Simpsons and also appeared in films such as The Unforgiven and series such as Overland Trail.
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Robert Conrad
(Actor)
Robert Conrad
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Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Diane Ladd
(Actress, Film Director & Producer)
Diane Ladd
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Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, United States

Diane Ladd is an American actress, author, and filmmaker. Over the years, Diane Ladd has contributed immensely to the success of several films and TV series. Perhaps, her greatest contribution to Hollywood is guiding and mentoring her daughter and Academy Award-winning actress Laura Dern. Both Ladd and Dern received Academy Award nominations for Best Actress for the film Rambling Rose

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José Mujica
(Former President of Uruguay)
José Mujica
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montevideo

José Mujica is an Uruguayan retired politician. From 2010 to 2015, Mujica served as the president of Uruguay. A well-known philanthropist, Mujica won the hearts of many for his donation of 90 percent of his monthly salary to charities. Due to his generosity and austere lifestyle, José Mujica has often been referred to as the world's humblest head of state.

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Herb Alpert
(Trumpeter and Co-Founder of the American Record Label 'A&M Records')
Herb Alpert
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Listed In: Jazz Musicians
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Herb Alpert is an American trumpeter who achieved popularity in the 1960s when he led the band Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass. He is also credited with co-founding A&M Records. Also a well-known philanthropist, Alpert launched the Herb Alpert Foundation in the 1980s in an attempt to deal with environmental issues and support youth and arts education.
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Judd Hirsch
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Judd Hirsch is best known for his Emmy-winning role of Alex Rieger in Taxi. Fans also loved him as John Lacey in Dear John and Alan Eppes in Numb3rs. He received an Academy Award nomination for Ordinary People and has also been seen in films such as Independence Day.

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Lee Remick
(Actress)
Lee Remick
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 2, 1991
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Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
(King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia)
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been reigning as the King of Saudi Arabia since 23 January 2015. An important political figure, Salman also served as the Minister of Defense from 5 November 2011 to 23 January 2015. Salman also served as the Governor of Riyadh Province on two occasions; from 1956 to 1960 and again from 1963 to 2011.

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Johnny Mathis
(American Jazz and Pop Singer Best Known for His Hit 'Chances Are')
Johnny Mathis
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gilmer, Texas, United States

Johnny Mathis is an American singer and songwriter. Best known for his contribution to popular music, Mathis has been honored with many awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Society of Singers Lifetime Achievement Award. Johnny Mathis is also renowned for his philanthropic efforts; he has supported such organizations as the American Cancer Society and Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Gary Player
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Gary Player
10
Listed In: Golfers
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
South African former golfer Gary Player became the only non-American to win the career Grand Slam, at 29. Named to the World Golf Hall of Fame, he has earned more than 160 professional tournaments. He has also written golf books, designed golf courses, and launched The Player Foundation.
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Charles Grodin
(Actor, Comedian and Author Known for His Films: ‘Midnight Run’, ‘Dave’ and ‘Heart and Souls’)
Charles Grodin
9
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 18, 2021

Charles Grodin is an American actor, author, comedian, and former TV talk show host. He became a household name in the late-1970s and 1980s, as he appeared in prominent roles in several popular comedy films of the era. In 1993, he won the American Comedy Award for his portrayal of Murray Blum in the political comedy film, Dave.

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Chaim Topol
12
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Israeli actor Chaim Topol is best known for his Golden Globe-winning titular role in Sallah Shabati. He began his career with Israeli theater and later co-founded Haifa Theatre. He also earned an Academy Award nomination and won a Golden Globe for playing Tevye in the musical Fiddler on the Roof.
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Lee Meriwether
(Actress and Former Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Betty Jones’ in Crime Drama ‘Barnaby Jones’)
Lee Meriwether
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Lee Meriwether is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Betty Jones in the popular television detective series Barnaby Jones, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe Award nominations. A former model and beauty queen, Lee Meriwether was crowned Miss California in 1954 and Miss America in 1955.

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King Hussein of Jordan
(King of Jordan from 1952 to 1999)
King Hussein of Jordan
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Died: February 7, 1999

King Hussein of Jordan reigned as the king of Jordan from 1952 to 1999. As a royal member of the House of Hashim, Hussein was a direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad. At the time of Hussein's accession, Jordan was a young nation with few natural resources. However, by the end of his reign, Jordan had become a stable, modern state.

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Jack Welch
(Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric)
Jack Welch
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S
Died: March 1, 2020
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Alex Karras
(American Football Player, Sportscaster, and Actor)
Alex Karras
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Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: October 10, 2012

Alex Karras was an American footballer, sportscaster, actor, and professional wrestler. A four-time Pro Bowl player, Karras was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame. In 1977, he was also inducted into the Iowa Sports Hall of Fame. As an actor, he is remembered for playing George Papadopolis in the TV series, Webster.

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Lyle Waggoner
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Died: March 17, 2020

Lyle Waggoner was an American sculptor, actor, model, travel trailer salesman, and presenter. He is best remembered for his association with The Carol Burnett Show between 1967 and 1974. He is also credited with founding Star Waggons, a company that aimed at helping the entertainment industry by leasing customized location trailers.

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Geraldine Ferraro
(Politician)
Geraldine Ferraro
11
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States
Died: March 26, 2011
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Roy Benavidez
(Soldier)
Roy Benavidez
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cuero
Died: November 29, 1998
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Charles Koch
(American Billionaire Businessman, Chairman, and CEO of ‘Koch Industries’)
Charles Koch
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Listed In: CEOs
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Charles Koch, co-owner, chairman, and CEO of Koch Industries, was the world’s 11th-richest man in 2019. He and his brother, David Koch, both named to Time 100 in 2011, transformed their business from an oil and chemical company to one that owns brands such as Stainmaster, Lycra, and Dixie Cup.
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Bruno Sammartino
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Bruno Sammartino
10
Listed In: WWE Wrestlers
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pizzoferrato, Italy
Died: April 18, 2018

Bruno Sammartino was an Italian-American wrestler. He was one of the most popular wrestlers to participate in the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) during the 1960s and 1970s. Nicknamed The Strongest Man in the World, Sammartino is often considered one of the greatest wrestlers ever. In 2013, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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Bob Gibson
(American Professional Baseball Player)
Bob Gibson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Floyd Patterson
(American Professional Boxer Who Competed From 1952 to 1972)
Floyd Patterson
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waco, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 11, 2006
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Jack Kemp
(Politician)
Jack Kemp
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: May 2, 2009
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Dharmendra
(Actor)
Dharmendra
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab

Dharmendra is considered to be one of the most successful, popular and handsome actors in the history of Indian film industry. Though he is known for his action roles, he has done a wide range of Hindi films. Sholay, Bandini, Anupma, Phool Aur Paththar, Seeta Aur Geeta, Chupke Chupke, Satyakam and Azaad are some of his notable films.

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Henry Gibson
9
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 14, 2009
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Donald P. Bellisario
(Television producer and screenwriter who created and sometimes wrote episodes for the TV series)
Donald P. Bellisario
1
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cokeburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Frank Robinson
(Baseball Outfielder, Manager)
Frank Robinson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, United States
Died: February 7, 2019
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M. Emmet Walsh
(Actor)
M. Emmet Walsh
1
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ogdensburg, New York, USA
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Steve Lawrence
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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Eldridge Cleaver
(American Writer and Political Activist who Became an Early Leader of the Black Panther Party)
Eldridge Cleaver
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Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wabbaseka, Arkansas
Died: May 1, 1998
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John Inman
(Actor)
John Inman
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Preston, England
Died: March 8, 2007
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Lee Corso
(Sports coach)
Lee Corso
3
Listed In: Coaches
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lake Mary, Florida, USA
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Sigrid Valdis
(Actress)
Sigrid Valdis
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: October 14, 2007
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A. J. Foyt
(One of the Greatest Auto Racing Drivers of All Time)
A. J. Foyt
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Listed In: Race Car Drivers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

The first racing driver to win the Indianapolis 500 four times, A.J Foytm appeared in the event for 35 consecutive years, winning the race in 1961, 1964, 1967 and 1977. Inheriting his love for racing from his auto mechanic father, he dropped out of  school to become professional racing driver, eventually founding a successful racing team, A. J. Foyt Enterprises.

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Judy Lewis
(Actress)
Judy Lewis
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Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Venice, California, USA
Died: November 25, 2011