Famous People Born In 1936

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Discover the most famous people born in 1936. The list includes people like Pope Francis, John McCain, David Carradine, Burt Reynolds, Wilt Chamberlain and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, essayists and poets born in 1936. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Pope Francis
(Pope, Head of the Catholic church (Since 2013))
Pope Francis
48
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina
 2 
Wilt Chamberlain
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players)
Wilt Chamberlain
34
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 1999
 3 
Burt Reynolds
(American Actor, Considered An Icon of American Popular Culture During the 1970s & 1980s)
Burt Reynolds
24
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: September 6, 2018
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Buddy Holly
(Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll)
Buddy Holly
43
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Died: February 3, 1959
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Jim Henson
(Puppeteer)
Jim Henson
21
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 16, 1990
 6 
Charles Robert Redford Jr.
(Actor, Director and the Founder of the ‘Sundance Film Festival’)
Charles Robert Redford Jr.
22
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
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Mary Tyler Moore
(Known for Her Role in TV Sitcoms ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show')
Mary Tyler Moore
9
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 2017
 8 
Michael Landon
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Michael Landon
11
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1991
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Glen Campbell
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Actor and TV Host)
Glen Campbell
8
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 8, 2017
 10 
Kris Kristofferson
(Singer, Songwriter and Actor)
Kris Kristofferson
20
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brownsville, Texas, United States
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Roy Orbison
(Known as 'The Caruso of Rock' & Famous for Songs 'Only the Lonely' and 'Running Scared')
Roy Orbison
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: December 6, 1988
 12 
Dennis Hopper
19
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: May 29, 2010
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John Madden
(American football coach)
John Madden
33
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 28, 2021
 14 
Jim Brown
(Football Player)
Jim Brown
9
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Simons, Georgia, United States
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David Carradine
(American Actor Best Known for Playing Martial Arts Roles)
David Carradine
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 3, 2009
 16 
Barack Obama Sr.
(Kenyan Official)
Barack Obama Sr.
20
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rachuonyo District, Nyang'oma Kogelo
Died: November 24, 1982
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Ursula Andress
(Swis Actress Best Known for Her Role of Bond Girl 'Honey Ryder' in the Film 'Dr.No')
Ursula Andress
11
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ostermundigen, Switzerland
 18 
Bobby Darin
(Pop vocalist who released the hits "Mack the Knife," "Dream Lover," and "Beyond the Sea.")
Bobby Darin
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 20, 1973
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Albert Finney
5
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Pendleton, England
Died: February 8, 2019
 20 
Yves Saint Laurent
(French Fashion Designer and Founder of His Eponymous Fashion Label)
Yves Saint Laurent
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008
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 21 
Charlie Daniels
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for His Number-One Country Hit ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’)
Charlie Daniels
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 6, 2020
 22 
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: April 2, 2018
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 23 
Andrei Chikatilo
(Soviet Serial Killer)
Andrei Chikatilo
15
Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yabluchne, Ukraine
Died: February 14, 1994
 24 
Antonin Scalia
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1986 - 2016))
Antonin Scalia
16
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 13, 2016
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 25 
Jill Ireland
(Actress and Singer Who Has Appeared in Several Films Director by Her Husband Charles Bronson)
Jill Ireland
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18, 1990
 26 
Troy Donahue
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 2, 2001
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 27 
Hector Elizondo
(Known for His Roles in Series: ‘Chicago Hope’, ‘Last Man Standing’ and Films: 'Pretty Woman', 'The Princess Diaries')
Hector Elizondo
1
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 28 
Dean Stockwell
8
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 7, 2021
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 29 
Dick Cavett
(Comedian & Former Talk Show Host Notable for His Conversational Style and In-depth Discussions)
Dick Cavett
7
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gibbon, Nebraska, United States
 30 
Frances Shand Kydd
(Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales)
Frances Shand Kydd
10
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: June 3, 2004
 31 
Bruce Dern
(Actor)
Bruce Dern
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 32 
John Saxon
(Known for His Roles in Westerns and Horror Films)
John Saxon
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 25, 2020
 33 
Alan Alda
(Actor, Director and Screenwriter Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'M*A*S*H')
Alan Alda
18
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, United States
 34 
Anthony Kennedy
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Anthony Kennedy
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
 35 
Nancy Dow
(American Actress and Mother of Actress Jennifer Aniston)
Nancy Dow
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: May 25, 2016
 36 
Robert Downey Sr.
(Known for Having Written and Directed the 1969 Underground Film ‘Putney Swope’)
Robert Downey Sr.
10
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 7, 2021
 37 
Abbie Hoffman
(Political Activist, Co-Founder of the 'Youth International Party' and Member of the 'Chicago Seven')
Abbie Hoffman
13
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 12, 1989
 38 
Buddy Guy
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lettsworth, Louisiana, United States
 39 
Amancio Ortega Gaona
(Entrepreneur)
Amancio Ortega Gaona
5
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Busdongo de Arbás, Spain
 40 
Mary Travers
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the Folk Music Group ‘Peter, Paul and Mary’)
Mary Travers
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 16, 2009
 41 
Louis Gossett Jr.
0
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
 42 
Bill Wyman
(Musician and Singer)
Bill Wyman
4
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewisham
 43 
David Suzuki
(Canadian Academic, Environmental Activist and Host of TV Program ‘The Nature of Things’)
David Suzuki
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 44 
Roger Miller
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Roger Miller
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: October 25, 1992
 45 
Diana Hyland
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mickey Lubitch’ in the Film ‘The Boy in the Plastic Bubble’)
Diana Hyland
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: March 27, 1977
 46 
Glenda Jackson
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
 47 
Elizabeth Dole
(Politician)
Elizabeth Dole
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, USA
 48 
Bobby Seale
(Political Activist Who Co-founded the Black Panther Party)
Bobby Seale
7
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liberty, Texas, United States
 49 
Don Cornelius
(Television show host)
Don Cornelius
2
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: February 1, 2012
 50 
Walter Koenig
(Actor who starred in the original Stark Trek TV series)
Walter Koenig
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States