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 
Wilt Chamberlain
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players Who Played as a Center)
Wilt Chamberlain
42
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 1999
 2 
Burt Reynolds
(American Actor, Considered An Icon of American Popular Culture During the 1970s & 1980s)
Burt Reynolds
26
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: September 6, 2018
 3 
Buddy Holly
(Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll)
Buddy Holly
51
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Died: February 3, 1959
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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
11
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 2017
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Jim Henson
(Puppeteer)
Jim Henson
27
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 16, 1990
 6 
Michael Landon
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Michael Landon
13
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1991
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Charles Robert Redford Jr.
(Actor, Director and the Founder of the ‘Sundance Film Festival’)
Charles Robert Redford Jr.
24
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
 8 
Glen Campbell
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Actor and TV Host)
Glen Campbell
10
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 8, 2017
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Kris Kristofferson
(Singer, Songwriter and Actor)
Kris Kristofferson
23
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brownsville, Texas, United States
 10 
Roy Orbison
(Known as 'The Caruso of Rock' & Famous for Songs 'Only the Lonely' and 'Running Scared')
Roy Orbison
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: December 6, 1988
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John Madden
(Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders)
John Madden
39
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 28, 2021
 12 
Dennis Hopper
(Actor, Filmmaker and Photographer Best Known for His Films: ‘Easy Rider’, ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘The Last Movie’)
Dennis Hopper
20
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: May 29, 2010
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David Carradine
(American Actor Best Known for Playing Martial Arts Roles)
David Carradine
14
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 3, 2009
 14 
Jim Brown
(Football Player)
Jim Brown
12
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Simons, Georgia, United States
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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
 16 
Pope Francis
(Pope, Head of the Catholic church (Since 2013))
Pope Francis
66
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Bobby Darin
(Pop vocalist who released the hits "Mack the Knife," "Dream Lover," and "Beyond the Sea.")
Bobby Darin
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 20, 1973
 18 
Alan Alda
(Actor, Director and Screenwriter Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'M*A*S*H')
Alan Alda
19
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, United States
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Yves Saint Laurent
(French Fashion Designer and Founder of His Eponymous Fashion Label)
Yves Saint Laurent
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008
 20 
Charlie Daniels
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for His Number-One Country Hit ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’)
Charlie Daniels
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 6, 2020
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Albert Finney
8
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salford, Lancashire, England
Died: February 7, 2019
 22 
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: April 2, 2018
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 23 
Hector Elizondo
(Known for His Roles in Series: ‘Chicago Hope’, ‘Last Man Standing’ and Films: 'Pretty Woman', 'The Princess Diaries')
Hector Elizondo
2
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 24 
Jill Ireland
(Actress and Singer Who Has Appeared in Several Films Director by Her Husband Charles Bronson)
Jill Ireland
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18, 1990
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Dean Stockwell
8
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 7, 2021
 26 
Troy Donahue
7
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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Antonin Scalia
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1986 - 2016))
Antonin Scalia
17
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 13, 2016
 28 
Frances Shand Kydd
(Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales)
Frances Shand Kydd
12
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: June 3, 2004
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Bruce Dern
(Actor)
Bruce Dern
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 30 
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
 31 
John Saxon
(Known for His Roles in Westerns and Horror Films)
John Saxon
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 25, 2020
 32 
Dick Cavett
(Comedian & Former Talk Show Host Notable for His Conversational Style and In-depth Discussions)
Dick Cavett
14
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gibbon, Nebraska, United States
 33 
Nancy Dow
(American Actress and Mother of Actress Jennifer Aniston)
Nancy Dow
6
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: May 25, 2016
 34 
John McCain
(Former United States Senator from Arizona (1987 - 2018))
John McCain
45
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coco Solo, Panama
Died: August 25, 2018
 35 
Buddy Guy
(American Blues Musician Who Was a Prolific Performer from 1950s Until Well Into 21st Century)
Buddy Guy
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lettsworth, Louisiana, United States
 36 
Louis Gossett Jr.
0
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
 37 
Mary Travers
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the Folk Music Group ‘Peter, Paul and Mary’)
Mary Travers
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 16, 2009
 38 
Anthony Kennedy
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Anthony Kennedy
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
 39 
Bill Wyman
(Musician and Singer)
Bill Wyman
6
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lewisham
 40 
David Suzuki
(Canadian Academic, Environmental Activist and Host of TV Program ‘The Nature of Things’)
David Suzuki
10
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 41 
Roger Miller
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Roger Miller
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: October 25, 1992
 42 
Don Cornelius
(Television show host)
Don Cornelius
6
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: February 1, 2012
 43 
Diana Hyland
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mickey Lubitch’ in the Film ‘The Boy in the Plastic Bubble’)
Diana Hyland
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: March 27, 1977
 44 
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
 45 
Juliet Prowse
(Film, Stage and Television Actress Who Had a Four-Decade Long Career)
Juliet Prowse
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: September 14, 1996
 46 
Glenda Jackson
(English Actress and Politician Known for Her for Role as ‘Gudrun Brangwen’ in the Film ‘Women in Love’)
Glenda Jackson
5
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birkenhead, England
 47 
James Stacy
(American Film and Television Actor Best Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘Lancer’)
James Stacy
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 23rd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 9, 2016
 48 
Joe Don Baker
(Best Known for His Role as a Mafia Hitman in the Film ‘Charley Varrick’)
Joe Don Baker
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Groesbeck, Texas, United States
 49 
Elizabeth Dole
(Politician)
Elizabeth Dole
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, USA
 50 
David Oswald Nelson
4
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 11, 2011