Famous People Born In 1936

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Pope Francis
(Pope, Head of the Catholic church (Since 2013))

Pope Francis
39
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 2 
Wilt Chamberlain
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players)

Wilt Chamberlain
26
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
17
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: September 6, 2018
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 4 
Buddy Holly
(Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll)

Buddy Holly
32
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Died: February 3, 1959
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 5 
Jim Henson
(Puppeteer)

Jim Henson
17
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 16, 1990

 6 

Mary Tyler Moore
8
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 2017
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 7 
Glen Campbell
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Actor and TV Host)

Glen Campbell
5
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 8, 2017
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Charles Robert Redford Jr.
18
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
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 9 
Roy Orbison
(Singer-Songwriter)

Roy Orbison
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: December 6, 1988

 10 

Michael Landon
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1991
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 11 

Dennis Hopper
18
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: May 29, 2010

 12 
Jim Brown
(Football Player)

Jim Brown
9
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Simons, Georgia, United States
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 13 
John Madden
(American football coach)

John Madden
26
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 28, 2021

 14 
Kris Kristofferson
(Singer-songwriter)

Kris Kristofferson
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brownsville, Texas, United States
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 15 
Barack Obama Sr.
(Kenyan Official)

Barack Obama Sr.
12
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rachuonyo District, Nyang'oma Kogelo
Died: November 24, 1982

 16 

David Carradine
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 3, 2009
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 17 

Ursula Andress
9
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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 19 

Albert Finney
3
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Pendleton, England
Died: February 8, 2019

 20 
Charlie Daniels
(Singer-songwriter)

Charlie Daniels
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 6, 2020
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 21 
Dick Cavett
(Television Personality)

Dick Cavett
2
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gibbon, Nebraska, United States

 22 
Andrei Chikatilo
(Serial Killer)

Andrei Chikatilo
11
Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yabluchne, Ukraine
Died: February 14, 1994
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 23 

Dean Stockwell
7
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 7, 2021

 24 
Antonin Scalia
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1986-2016))

Antonin Scalia
13
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 13, 2016
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 25 
Frances Shand Kydd
(Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales)

Frances Shand Kydd
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sandringham House, Norfolk, England
Died: June 3, 2004

 26 

Troy Donahue
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 2, 2001
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 27 
Jill Ireland
(Actress)

Jill Ireland
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18, 1990

 28 
Yves Saint Laurent
(Fashion Designer)

Yves Saint Laurent
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008
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 29 
John McCain
(United States Senator from Arizona (1987-2018))

John McCain
33
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coco Solo, Panama
Died: August 25, 2018

 30 
Anthony Kennedy
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)

Anthony Kennedy
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States

 31 

Hector Elizondo
1
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 32 
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: April 2, 2018

 33 
Abbie Hoffman
(Anti-War Activist, Social activist)

Abbie Hoffman
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 12, 1989

 34 

Robert Downey Sr.
7
Birthdate: 24th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: USA

 35 
John Saxon
(Known for His Roles in Westerns and Horror Films)

John Saxon
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 25, 2020

 36 
Nancy Dow
(Actress)

Nancy Dow
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: May 25, 2016

 37 
Alan Alda
(Actor)

Alan Alda
18
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 38 

Buddy Guy
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lettsworth, Louisiana, United States

Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy
2
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belgrave Square, England

 40 
Silvio Berlusconi
(Former Prime Minister of Italy)

Silvio Berlusconi
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milan

 41 
Bobby Seale
(Political Activist)

Bobby Seale
5
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liberty, Texas Liberty, Texas, United States

 42 
Bill Wyman
(Musician and Singer)

Bill Wyman
4
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewisham

 43 
David Suzuki
(Academic, Enviromental Activist)

David Suzuki
7
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 44 
Frank Serpico
(Police officer)

Frank Serpico
0
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, United States

 45 
Mary Travers
(Singer-songwriter)

Mary Travers
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 16, 2009

 46 
Diana Hyland
(Actress)

Diana Hyland
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: March 27, 1977

 47 

Glenda Jackson
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

James R. Jordan, Sr.
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 23, 1993

 49 

Louis Gossett Jr.
0
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

 50 
Amancio Ortega Gaona
(Entrepreneur)

Amancio Ortega Gaona
5
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Busdongo de Arbás, Spain