Famous People Born In 1940

Discover the most famous people born in 1940. The list includes people like John Lennon, Bruce Lee, James Brolin, Al Pacino, Chuck Norris and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, composers and blues musicians born in 1940. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.

Alex TrebekAlex Trebek
22nd July, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Television personality
Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26th March, American
Politician

John LennonJohn Lennon
9th October, British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27th November, Chinese, American
Actor, Martial Artist

PelePele
23rd October, Brazilian
Brazilian footballer

Al PacinoAl Pacino
25th April, American
Actor
Roger AilesRoger Ailes
15th May, American
Former CEO of Fox News Channel

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
7th July, British
Musician

James CaanJames Caan
26th March, American
Actor
Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
13th July, British
Actor

Richard Pryor Richard Pryor
1st December, American
Comedian
Frank Vincent ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa
21st December, American
American musician

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10th March, American
Martial artist

Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14th October, British
Singer

John GottiJohn Gotti
27th October, American
Mobster & Mafia

Michael GambonMichael Gambon
19th October, Irish, British
Actor
Tom JonesTom Jones
7th June, British
Welsh singer

James BrolinJames Brolin
18th July, American
Actor

John LewisJohn Lewis
21st February, American
Former United States Representative

Nancy SinatraNancy Sinatra
8th June, American
Singer
Raquel WelchRaquel Welch
5th September, American
Actress

Katharine RossKatharine Ross
29th January, American
Actress
Paul PelosiPaul Pelosi
15th April, American
Businessman

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
8th May, American
Musician

John Hurt John Hurt
22nd January, British
Actor
Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23rd February, American
Actor, Director

Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson
19th February, American
Singer
Carlos SlimCarlos Slim
28th January, Mexican
Entrepreneur

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19th August, American
Actress

Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus
21st January, American
Golfer
Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15th November, American
Actor

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Lance HenriksenLance Henriksen
5th May, American
Actor
Margrethe II of DenmarkMargrethe II of Denmark
16th April
Queen of Denmark

Nursultan NazarbayevNursultan Nazarbayev
6th July, Kazakh
1st President of Kazakhstan

Jim BakkerJim Bakker
2nd January, American
Televangelist

Rene AuberjonoisRene Auberjonois
1st June, American
Actor, Singer
Frankie AvalonFrankie Avalon
18th September, American
Actor, Singer
Donna MillsDonna Mills
11th December, American
Actress

Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder
26th April, Italian
Singer

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21st June, American
Actress

H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
5th February, Swiss
Painter
Jerry HellerJerry Heller
6th October, American
Businessman

Mario AndrettiMario Andretti
28th February, Croatian, Italian, American
 

Mary Jo KopechneMary Jo Kopechne
26th July, American
Political Campaign Specialist of Robert F. Kennedy

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph
23rd June, American
 

Don ImusDon Imus
23rd July, American
Radio Talk Show Host
Joe TorreJoe Torre
18th July, American
Executive

Larry HankinLarry Hankin
31st August, American
Actor
Tony MendezTony Mendez
15th November, American
CIA Officer

Esther RantzenEsther Rantzen
22nd June, British
Journalist

Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
10th May, American
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker
Gene PitneyGene Pitney
17th February, American
Singer-songwriter

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
1st June, American
Physicist
Gloria HunnifordGloria Hunniford
10th April, Northern Irish
Television Presenter

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28th June, Bangladeshi
 

Wangari MaathaiWangari Maathai
1st April, Kenyan
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein
5th August, Swiss, American
Socialite

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
9th February, South African
Novelist, Author
Kenneth ClarkeKenneth Clarke
2nd July, British
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Dennis ColeDennis Cole
19th July, American
Actor

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
5th August, American
American Football Player

Jo Ann PflugJo Ann Pflug
2nd May, American
Actress
Tabaré VázquezTabaré Vázquez
17th January, Uruguayan
President of Uruguay

Michel TemerMichel Temer
23rd September, Brazilian
37th President of Brazil
Roy William Thomas Jr.Roy William Thomas Jr.
22nd November, American
Comic Book Writer

Don NelsonDon Nelson
15th May, American
Basketball Player

Chuck CloseChuck Close
5th July, American
Painter
Abdurrahman WahidAbdurrahman Wahid
7th September, Indonesian
Former President of Indonesia

Angela CarterAngela Carter
7th May, British
 
Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
15th December, Austrian
Actor

Reinhard BonnkeReinhard Bonnke
19th April, German
Evangelist

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24th May, Russian
Essayist & Poet
Alan KayAlan Kay
17th May, American
Computer Scientist

Najma HeptullaNajma Heptulla
13th April, Indian
Politician
Robert WinstonRobert Winston
15th July, British
Surgeon, Scientist, TV Presenter

Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
3rd September, Uruguayan
Writer

David H. KochDavid H. Koch
3rd May, American
Co-owner of Koch Industries

Tony TanTony Tan
7th February, Singaporean
Seventh President of Singapore
Oscar Arias SanchezOscar Arias Sanchez
13th September, Costa Rican
President of Costa Rica
Ginny NewhartGinny Newhart
9th December, American
Socialite, wife of Bob Newhart

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson
4th January, British
Physicist

Joanna HollandJoanna Holland
30th November, American
Johnny Carson's Ex-wife

Joseph L. GoldsteinJoseph L. Goldstein
18th April, American
Molecular Geneticist

David BrudnoyDavid Brudnoy
5th June, American
Talk Radio Host

Mark WhiteMark White
17th March, American
Former Governor of Texas

Georgi IvanovGeorgi Ivanov
2nd July, Bulgarian
Cosmonaut

Martin SheenMartin Sheen
3rd August, Spanish, Irish, American
Actor
Prue LeithPrue Leith
18th February, South African
Restaurateur

Raul JuliaRaul Julia
9th March, Puerto Rican
Actor
Dionne WarwickDionne Warwick
12th December, American
Singer

Johnny NashJohnny Nash
19th August, American
Singer
David JasonDavid Jason
2nd February, British
Actor
Patrick LeahyPatrick Leahy
31st March, American
Politicain