Famous People Born In 1937

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Discover the most famous people born in 1937. The list includes people like Saddam Hussein, Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Jane Fonda, Anthony Hopkins and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, presidents and novelists born in 1937. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Morgan Freeman
(One of the Best Actors of His Generation Noted for His Distinctive Deep Voice)
Morgan Freeman
45
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 2 
Anthony Hopkins
(Known for His Role as ‘Hannibal Lector’ in Jonathan Demme's ‘The Silence of the Lambs’)
Anthony Hopkins
55
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Margam, Wales, United Kingdom
 3 
Jack Nicholson
(The Most Nominated Male Actor in the History of Academy Awards)
Jack Nicholson
36
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
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George Carlin
(One of the Most Important and Influential Stand-Up Comedians of All Time)
George Carlin
14
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2008
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Dustin Hoffman
(Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Role as ‘Benjamin Braddock’ in the Iconic Film ‘The Graduate’)
Dustin Hoffman
20
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 6 
Jane Fonda
(Actress)
Jane Fonda
48
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Hunter S. Thompson
(Journalist, Author and Founder of the Gonzo Journalism Movement)
Hunter S. Thompson
37
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 20, 2005
 8 
Waylon Jennings
(Country Singer Known for First no.1 Single 'Dreaming My Dreams')
Waylon Jennings
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Littlefield, Texas, United States
Died: February 13, 2002
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Suzanne Pleshette
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Emily Hartley’ in the TV Series ‘The Bob Newhart Show’)
Suzanne Pleshette
14
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 19, 2008
 10 
George Takei
(Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Hikaru Sulu’ in the 'Star Trek' TV Series and Films)
George Takei
35
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Colin Powell
(The First African-American Secretary of State)
Colin Powell
51
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 18, 2021
 12 
Merle Haggard
(Country Singer & Leader of the Band ‘The Strangers’)
Merle Haggard
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oildale, California, United States
Died: April 6, 2016
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David Hockney
(Painter)
David Hockney
32
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bradford
 14 
Rubin Carter
(American-Canadian Middleweight Boxer Who Was Wrongfully Convicted for Murder and Imprisoned for Almost 20 Years)
Rubin Carter
6
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 20, 2014
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Connie Francis
(One of the Best-Selling Pop Singers Known for Her Song ‘Who's Sorry Now’ )
Connie Francis
16
Listed In: Pop Singers
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
 16 
Max Baer Jr.
(Actor Known for His Role of Jethro Bodine in the Sitcom 'The Beverly Hillbillies')
Max Baer Jr.
6
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
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Billy Dee Williams
(Best Known for His Role of 'Lando Calrissian' in the 'Star Wars' Film Franchise)
Billy Dee Williams
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 18 
Shirley Bassey
20
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales
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Loretta Swit
(Best Known for Her Role as Major ‘Margaret Houlihan’ in the TV Series ‘M*A*S*H’)
Loretta Swit
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
 20 
Marlo Thomas
(Actress)
Marlo Thomas
10
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Elinor Donahue
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington
 22 
Madeleine Albright
(64th United States Secretary of State (1997 - 2001))
Madeleine Albright
25
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Smíchov, Prague, Czechia
Died: March 23, 2022
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Ratan Tata
(Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons)
Ratan Tata
47
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Surat
 24 
Saddam Hussein
(5th President of Iraq (1979-2003))
Saddam Hussein
130
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Al Awja, Iraq
Died: December 30, 2006
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Valentina Tereshkova
(The First and Youngest Woman in Space)
Valentina Tereshkova
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bol'shoe Maslennikovo, Russia
 26 
Jerry Reed
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Jerry Reed
11
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: September 1, 2008
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Lou Holtz
( Former American Football Player, Coach, and Analyst)
Lou Holtz
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Follansbee, West Virginia, United States
 28 
James MacArthur
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Danny Williams’ in the TV Series ‘Hawaii Five-O’)
James MacArthur
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 28, 2010
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Ridley Scott
(Film Producer, Director)
Ridley Scott
14
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: South Shields, England
 30 
Richard Petty
(Racing driver)
Richard Petty
1
Listed In: Race Car Drivers
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Level Cross, North Carolina, United States
 31 
Johnnie Cochran
(American Lawyer and Civil Activist Best Known for Defending and Acquitting 'O. J. Simpson')
Johnnie Cochran
29
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 29, 2005
 32 
Linda Lavin
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Alice Hyatt’ in the TV Series ‘Alice’)
Linda Lavin
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
 33 
Peter Maivia
(Samoan-American Professional Wrestler)
Peter Maivia
3
Listed In: WWE Wrestlers
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: American Samoa
Died: June 13, 1982
 34 
Garrett Morris
(Actor & Comedian Who Was Part of the Original Cast of the Sketch Comedy Program 'Saturday Night Live')
Garrett Morris
5
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 35 
Bobby Charlton
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time)
Bobby Charlton
4
Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ashington, Northumberland, England
 36 
Ned Beatty
(Actor)
Ned Beatty
10
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 13, 2021
 37 
Frank Vincent
(American Actor Who Often Portrayed Mobsters)
Frank Vincent
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13, 2017
 38 
Jackie Collins
(Novelist)
Jackie Collins
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: September 19, 2015
 39 
Harald V of Norway
(King of Norway)
Harald V of Norway
21
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Skaugum, Norway
 40 
Don Everly
(Singer)
Don Everly
6
Listed In: Country Singers
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brownie, Kentucky, United States
 41 
Vanessa Redgrave
(Is an English Actress, Activist)
Vanessa Redgrave
15
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Herb Brooks
(Ice Hockey Coach, Player)
Herb Brooks
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: August 11, 2003
 43 
Sally Kellerman
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: February 24, 2022
 44 
Richard Jordan
3
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: August 30, 1993
 45 
Barbara Windsor
(English Actress Known for her Roles in the ;Carry On' Films)
Barbara Windsor
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shoreditch, London, England
 46 
Dyan Cannon
(First Woman to be nominated for Oscars Both in Front of and Behind the Camera)
Dyan Cannon
18
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
 47 
Yvonne Craig
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Batgirl/Barbara Gordon' in the 1960s Television Series 'Batman')
Yvonne Craig
2
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Taylorville, Illinois, United States
Died: August 17, 2015
 48 
Bruce McLaren
(New Zealand Formula One driver)
Bruce McLaren
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: June 2, 1970
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Mary Ann Mobley
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 9, 2014
 50 
Olusegun Obasanjo
(Former President of Nigeria)
Olusegun Obasanjo
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abeokuta, British Nigeria