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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee.
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Famous As: Actor, Martial Artist
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: July 20, 1973

 2 John Lennon

John Lennon.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: December 8, 1980
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 3 Al Pacino

Al Pacino.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 25th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States

 4 Pele

Pele.
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Listed In: Football Players
Famous As: Brazilian footballer
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tres Coracoes, Brazil
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 5 Jimmy Greaves

Jimmy Greaves.
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Listed In: Football Players
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manor Park, London

 6 Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci
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Listed In: Immunologists
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
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 7 Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dingle, Liverpool, United Kingdom
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 8 Jim Bakker

Jim Bakker.
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Listed In: Televangelists
Famous As: Televangelist
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Muskegon
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 9 Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

 10 Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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 11 John Gotti

John Gotti.
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Listed In: Murderers
Famous As: Mobster & Mafia
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
Died: June 10, 2002

 12 Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States
Died: December 10, 2005
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 13 Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

 14 Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Martial artist
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ryan, Oklahoma, United States
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 15 James Brolin

James Brolin.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Westwood, California, United States

 16 Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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 17 Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek.
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Famous As: American-Canadian Television personality
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Died: November 8, 2020

 18 James Caan

James Caan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
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 19 Frank Vincent Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa.
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Listed In: Guitarists
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S
Died: December 4, 1993

 20 Michael Gambon

Michael Gambon.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cabra, Ireland
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 21 Katharine Ross

Katharine Ross.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

 22 Tom Jones

Tom Jones.
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Famous As: Welsh singer
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
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 23 Nancy Sinatra

Nancy Sinatra.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.

 24 Burhanuddin Rabbani

Burhanuddin Rabbani
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Famous As: Politician, Educationist, University teacher
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Badakhshan Province
Died: September 20, 2011
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 25 John Hurt

John Hurt.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27, 2017

 26 Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma
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Listed In: Directors
Famous As: film director, screenwriter, film producer
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark
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 27 Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, US
Died: December 31, 1985

 28 Sam Waterston

Sam Waterston.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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 29 David Jason

David Jason
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edmonton, London, England, UK

 30 James Cromwell

James Cromwell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 31 Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda.
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: August 16, 2019

 32 Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard.
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Listed In: Pop Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lucknow

 33 Raul Julia

Raul Julia
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floral Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: October 24, 1994

 34 Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes.
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Famous As: Former CEO of Fox News Channel
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, United States
Died: May 18, 2017

 35 Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator, Film actor
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis

 36 Margrethe II of Denmark

Margrethe II of Denmark.
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Famous As: Queen of Denmark
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 37 Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick
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Famous As: Singer & Actress
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States

 38 Clive Sinclair

Clive Sinclair
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor, Computer scientist
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Surrey

 39 Vicente Fernández

Vicente Fernández
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Singer, Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara

 40 Giorgio Moroder

Giorgio Moroder.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 26th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Urtijëi, South Tyrol

 41 Elsa Peretti

Elsa Peretti
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Jewelry designer, Fashion model
Birthdate: 1st May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 18, 2021

 42 John Mahoney

John Mahoney
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: February 4, 2018

 43 Jill St. John

Jill St. John.
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

 44 Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 45 Julie Christie

Julie Christie
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chabua, Assam, British India

 46 Lance Henriksen

Lance Henriksen.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 47 Rene Auberjonois

Rene Auberjonois.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 8, 2019

 48 Prue Leith

Prue Leith
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Africa

 49 Patrick Leahy

Patrick Leahy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politicain
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montpelier, Vermont, USA

 50 Denny Doherty

Denny Doherty
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Actor
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Halifax
Died: January 19, 2007