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.

Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27th November, Chinese, American
Actor, Martial Artist
John LennonJohn Lennon
9th October, British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

Al PacinoAl Pacino
25th April, American
Actor

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26th March, American
Politician

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
7th July, British
Drummer

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10th March, American
Martial artist
Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
13th July, British
Actor

James BrolinJames Brolin
18th July, American
Actor

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

John GottiJohn Gotti
27th October, American
Mobster & Mafia
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

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
8th May, American
Musician
Nancy SinatraNancy Sinatra
8th June, American
Singer

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

Carlos SlimCarlos Slim
28th January, Mexican
Entrepreneur

Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson
19th February, American
Singer
Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14th October, British
Singer

Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15th November, American
Actor
Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23rd February, American
Actor, Director

Jim BakkerJim Bakker
2nd January, American
Televangelist

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

Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus
21st January, American
Golfer
Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19th August, American
Actress
Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder
26th April, Italian
Singer

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

Frankie AvalonFrankie Avalon
18th September, American
Actor, Singer

Paul PelosiPaul Pelosi
15th April, American
Businessman
Mary Jo KopechneMary Jo Kopechne
26th July, American
Political Campaign Specialist of Robert F. Kennedy

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

Joe TorreJoe Torre
18th July, American
Executive

H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
5th February, Swiss
Painter

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21st June, American
Actress
Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein
5th August, Swiss, American
Socialite

Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
10th May, American
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker
Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28th June, Bangladeshi
 

Jo Ann PflugJo Ann Pflug
2nd May, American
Actress

Don ImusDon Imus
23rd July, American
Radio Talk Show Host
Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
15th December, Austrian
Actor

Donna MillsDonna Mills
11th December, American
Actress
Kip ThorneKip Thorne
1st June, American
Physicist

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

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph
23rd June, American
 

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

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
9th February, South African
Novelist, Author
Don NelsonDon Nelson
15th May, American
Basketball Player

Dennis ColeDennis Cole
19th July, American
Actor

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

Chuck CloseChuck Close
5th July, American
Painter
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
 

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
5th August, American
American Football Player
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24th May, Russian
Essayist & Poet

Robert WinstonRobert Winston
15th July, British
Surgeon, Scientist, TV Presenter
PelePele
23rd October, Brazilian
Brazilian footballer

Tony TanTony Tan
7th February, Singaporean
Seventh President of Singapore

Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
3rd September, Uruguayan
Writer
Tom JonesTom Jones
7th June, British
Welsh singer

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson
4th January, British
Physicist
Mark WhiteMark White
17th March, American
Former Governor of Texas

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

Oscar Arias SanchezOscar Arias Sanchez
13th September, Costa Rican
President of Costa Rica
Joanna HollandJoanna Holland
30th November, American
Johnny Carson's Ex-wife
David BrudnoyDavid Brudnoy
5th June, American
Talk Radio Host

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

Martin SheenMartin Sheen
3rd August, American
Actor

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

Billy McNeillBilly McNeill
2nd March, British
Association football player, Association football
Max MosleyMax Mosley
13th April, British
Racecar driver, Lawyer, Politician, Directeur

David JasonDavid Jason
2nd February, British
Actor
Roger AilesRoger Ailes
15th May, American
Producer

Zandra RhodesZandra Rhodes
19th September, British
Designer

Dionne WarwickDionne Warwick
12th December, American
Singer, Actor, Television presenter, Musician
James CromwellJames Cromwell
27th January, American
Actor

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

Sharad PawarSharad Pawar
12th December, Indian
Politician

Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer
15th April, British
Politician, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
12th April, American
Singer-songwriter, Bandleader, Conductor, Jazz
Levon HelmLevon Helm
26th May, American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,

Julie ChristieJulie Christie
14th April, Indian, British
Actress, activist
Vicente FernándezVicente Fernández
17th February, Mexican
Singer, Actor, Film actor

Raul JuliaRaul Julia
30th November
Actor
Dr. JohnDr. John
21st November, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Jazz musician,

Anita BryantAnita Bryant
25th March, American
Singer
Matthew FoxMatthew Fox
21st December, American