Famous People Born In 1938

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Discover the most famous people born in 1938. The list includes people like John Eleuthère du Pont, Jon Voight, Natalie Wood, Kenny Rogers, Ted Turner and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, lawyers, composers and journalists born in 1938. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Natalie Wood
(Actress)
Natalie Wood
36
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 29, 1981
 2 
Christopher Lloyd
22
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
 3 
Kenny Rogers
(Best-Selling Country Music Artists of All Time)
Kenny Rogers
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: March 20, 2020
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Brian Dennehy
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 15, 2020
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Phil Knight
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Phil Knight
49
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland
 6 
Jerry West
(American Basketball Executive and Former Player)
Jerry West
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelyan, West Virginia, United States
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Evel Knievel
(American Stunt Performer Known for His Motorcycle Kumps)
Evel Knievel
17
Listed In: Entertainers
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Butte, Montana, United States
Died: November 30, 2007
 8 
Etta James
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Hits Such as "The Wallflower", "At Last", "Tell Mama")
Etta James
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 20, 2012
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Dawn Wells
(Actress)
Dawn Wells
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States
Died: December 30, 2020
 10 
Tommy Chong
(Known for His Role in TV Series ‘That '70s Show’ and Part of the Comedy Duo 'Cheech & Chong')
Tommy Chong
17
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
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Gordon Lightfoot
(Singer, Songwriter)
Gordon Lightfoot
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orillia
 12 
Diana Rigg
(British Actress Known for Her Roles in 'The Avengers', 'Game of Thrones', 'Medea')
Diana Rigg
18
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: September 10, 2020
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Jon Voight
(Best Known for His Performance in the Films: 'Midnight Cowboy', 'Coming Home' and 'The Champ')
Jon Voight
21
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States
 14 
Bill Withers
(American singer-songwriter)
Bill Withers
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Slab Fork, West Virginia, U.S.
Died: March 30, 2020
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Elliott Gould
(Best Known for His Role in the Film ‘M*A*S*H’)
Elliott Gould
14
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 16 
Connie Stevens
(Actress and Singer)
Connie Stevens
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Oliver Reed
13
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Died: May 2, 1999
 18 
Fela Kuti
(Multi-Instrumentalist & the Creator of ‘Afro-beat’, a Genre that Fuses West African Music with American Funk & Jazz)
Fela Kuti
17
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abeokuta, Nigeria
Died: August 2, 1997
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Sherman Hemsley
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 24, 2012
 20 
Oscar Robertson
(Former Basketball player who played point guard and was a 12-time All-Star)
Oscar Robertson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charlotte, Tennessee, United States
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Jean Seberg
(Known for Her Performance in the French Film ‘Breathless’)
Jean Seberg
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: August 30, 1979
 22 
Rudolf Nureyev
(Choreographer & One of the Greatest Male Ballet Dancers of His Generation)
Rudolf Nureyev
10
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: January 6, 1993
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Kofi Annan
(Former UN Secretary General)
Kofi Annan
19
Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 8th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Died: August 18, 2018
 24 
Farah Pahlavi
(Queen Consort of the Shah of Iran)
Farah Pahlavi
26
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Derek Jacobi
(Actor who has enjoyed a successful and distinguished stage career, appearing in various stage productions of William Shakespeare)
Derek Jacobi
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom
 26 
Terence Stamp
(Best Known for His Films: ‘The Collector’, ‘Billy Budd’ and ‘The Limey’)
Terence Stamp
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England,
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Rod Laver
(Australian Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Rod Laver
14
Listed In: Tennis Players
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rockhampton, Australia
 28 
Wolfman Jack
(Radio personality, Disc jockey)
Wolfman Jack
1
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1995
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Peter Jennings
(One of the Most Prominent Television Journalists and the Anchor of 'ABC World News Tonight’)
Peter Jennings
10
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: August 7, 2005
 30 
Romy Schneider
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Empress Elisabeth’ in the Romantic Biopic ‘Sissi’)
Romy Schneider
7
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 29, 1982
 31 
Madge Sinclair
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: December 20, 1995
 32 
Stella Stevens
(American Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Girls! Girls! Girls!’, ‘The Nutty Professor’ & ‘The Courtship of Eddie’s Father’)
Stella Stevens
7
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States
 33 
James Harris Simons
(Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager)
James Harris Simons
0
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Newton
 34 
Buck Taylor
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 35 
Nico
(Singer Know for Her Song 'The Velvet Underground's' debut album 'The Velvet Underground & Nico')
Nico
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: July 18, 1988
 36 
Paula Prentiss
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
 37 
Ben E. King
(Singer, Record producer)
Ben E. King
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Henderson, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 30, 2015
 38 
Liv Ullmann
(One of the Greatest European Actresses of All Time)
Liv Ullmann
7
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
 39 
Claudia Cardinale
(Italian Actress Who Acted in Italian, French and English Films in the 1960s and 1970s)
Claudia Cardinale
22
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Goulette, Tunisia
 40 
Stephen Breyer
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1994 to 2022)
Stephen Breyer
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 41 
Bob Eubanks
6
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
 42 
Eddie Cochran
(guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer)
Eddie Cochran
4
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albert Lea
Died: April 17, 1960
 43 
J.J. Cale
(Guitarist, Singer Known for songs After Midnight, Cocaine, Clyde, and Call Me the Breeze)
J.J. Cale
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: July 26, 2013
 44 
Frank Langella
(Stage and Film Actor)
Frank Langella
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
 45 
Judy Blume
(Writer, novelist, children's writer)
Judy Blume
1
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
 46 
Richard Beymer
4
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Avoca, Iowa, United States
 47 
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
(24th President of Liberia (2006 - 2018))
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia
 48 
Dieter Dengler
(Second Captured U.S. Airman to Escape Enemy Captivity During the Vietnam War)
Dieter Dengler
6
Listed In: Aviators
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wildberg, Germany
Died: February 7, 2001
 49 
Joyce Carol Oates
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
 50 
Edda Göring
(Only Child of German Politician Hermann Göring and Actress Emmy Sonnemann)
Edda Göring
11
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: December 21, 2018