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.

Al PacinoAl Pacino
25th April, American
Actor
Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27th November, Chinese, American
Actor, Martial Artist

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

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26th March, American
Politician

Alex TrebekAlex Trebek
22nd July, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Television personality

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
7th July, British
Musician
Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10th March, American
Martial artist

John GottiJohn Gotti
27th October, American
Mobster & Mafia

James BrolinJames Brolin
18th July, American
Actor

Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
13th July, British
Actor
Richard PryorRichard Pryor
1st December, American
Comedian

Raquel WelchRaquel Welch
5th September, American
Actress
Katharine RossKatharine Ross
29th January, American
Actress

James CaanJames Caan
26th March, American
Actor

Nancy SinatraNancy Sinatra
8th June, American
Singer
Carlos SlimCarlos Slim
28th January, Mexican
Entrepreneur

John Hurt John Hurt
22nd January, British
Actor
Michael GambonMichael Gambon
19th October, Irish, British
Actor

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
8th May, American
Musician

Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson
19th February, American
Singer
Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15th November, American
Actor

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23rd February, American
Actor, Director
Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14th October, British
Singer

Jim BakkerJim Bakker
2nd January, American
Televangelist

Margrethe II of DenmarkMargrethe II of Denmark
16th April
Queen of Denmark

Mario AndrettiMario Andretti
28th February, Croatian, Italian, American
 
Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19th August, American
Actress
Lance HenriksenLance Henriksen
5th May, American
Actor

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

Paul PelosiPaul Pelosi
15th April, American
Businessman

Frankie AvalonFrankie Avalon
18th September, American
Actor, Singer
Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder
26th April, Italian
Singer

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Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus
21st January, American
Golfer

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

Joe TorreJoe Torre
18th July, American
Executive

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21st June, American
Actress
Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28th June, Bangladeshi
 

H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
5th February, Swiss
Painter
Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
10th May, American
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker

Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein
5th August, Swiss, American
Socialite

Don ImusDon Imus
23rd July, American
Radio Talk Show Host
Jo Ann PflugJo Ann Pflug
2nd May, American
Actress

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
1st June, American
Physicist
Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
15th December, Austrian
Actor

Donna MillsDonna Mills
11th December, American
Actress

Michel TemerMichel Temer
23rd September, Brazilian
37th President of Brazil

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

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph
23rd June, American
 
Gene PitneyGene Pitney
17th February, American
Singer-songwriter

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
9th February, South African
Novelist, Author

Don NelsonDon Nelson
15th May, American
Basketball Player

Chuck CloseChuck Close
5th July, American
Painter
Dennis ColeDennis Cole
19th July, American
Actor

Alan KayAlan Kay
17th May, American
Computer Scientist
Abdurrahman WahidAbdurrahman Wahid
7th September, Indonesian
Former President of Indonesia

Tabaré VázquezTabaré Vázquez
17th January, Uruguayan
President of Uruguay

Angela CarterAngela Carter
7th May, British
 
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24th May, Russian
Essayist & Poet

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
5th August, American
American Football Player
David H. KochDavid H. Koch
3rd May, American
Co-owner of Koch Industries

Robert WinstonRobert Winston
15th July, British
Surgeon, Scientist, TV Presenter

PelePele
23rd October, Brazilian
Brazilian footballer
Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
3rd September, Uruguayan
Writer

Tony TanTony Tan
7th February, Singaporean
Seventh President of Singapore
Tom JonesTom Jones
7th June, British
Welsh singer

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson
4th January, British
Physicist

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

Mark WhiteMark White
17th March, American
Former Governor of Texas
Joanna HollandJoanna Holland
30th November, American
Johnny Carson's Ex-wife

David BrudnoyDavid Brudnoy
5th June, American
Talk Radio Host

Oscar Arias SanchezOscar Arias Sanchez
13th September, Costa Rican
President of Costa Rica

Rene AuberjonoisRene Auberjonois
1st June, American
Actor, Singer
Georgi IvanovGeorgi Ivanov
2nd July, Bulgarian
Cosmonaut

Frank Vincent ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa
21st December, American
American musician

Ginny NewhartGinny Newhart
9th December, American
Socialite, wife of Bob Newhart

Roy William Thomas Jr.Roy William Thomas Jr.
22nd November, American
Comic Book Writer

Sharad PawarSharad Pawar
12th December, Indian
Politician
Martin SheenMartin Sheen
3rd August, American
Actor

Kenneth ClarkeKenneth Clarke
2nd July, British
Politician
Max MosleyMax Mosley
13th April, British
Racecar driver, Lawyer, Politician, Directeur

Terry GilliamTerry Gilliam
22nd November, British, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator, Film

Billy McNeillBilly McNeill
2nd March, British
Association football player, Association football
Dionne WarwickDionne Warwick
12th December, American
Singer, Actor, Television presenter, Musician

David JasonDavid Jason
2nd February, British
Actor
Prue LeithPrue Leith
18th February, South African
Restaurateur

Roger AilesRoger Ailes
15th May, American
Producer

Zandra RhodesZandra Rhodes
19th September, British
Designer

James CromwellJames Cromwell
27th January, American
Actor
Vicente FernándezVicente Fernández
17th February, Mexican
Singer, Actor, Film actor

John MahoneyJohn Mahoney
20th June, British, American
Actor
Brian De PalmaBrian De Palma
11th September, American
film director, screenwriter, film producer

Burt YoungBurt Young
30th April, Italian, American
Actor
Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer
15th April, British
Politician, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Julie ChristieJulie Christie
14th April, Indian, British
Actress, activist
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
12th April, American
Singer-songwriter, Bandleader, Conductor, Jazz