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.

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26th March, American
Politician
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'

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

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
7th July, British
Musician
Don ImusDon Imus
23rd July, American
Radio Talk Show Host

John GottiJohn Gotti
27th October, American
Mobster & Mafia

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10th March, American
Martial artist

Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
13th July, British
Actor
James BrolinJames Brolin
18th July, American
Actor

James CaanJames Caan
26th March, American
Actor
Richard PryorRichard Pryor
1st December, American
Comedian

Jim BakkerJim Bakker
2nd January, American
Televangelist

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

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
Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
8th May, American
Musician

Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14th October, British
Singer
Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15th November, American
Actor

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23rd February, American
Actor, Director

Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson
19th February, American
Singer

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

Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder
26th April, Italian
Singer

Paul PelosiPaul Pelosi
15th April, American
Businessman
Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus
21st January, American
Golfer

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Frankie AvalonFrankie Avalon
18th September, American
Actor, Singer

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

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

Jo Ann PflugJo Ann Pflug
2nd May, American
Actress
Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein
5th August, Swiss, American
Socialite

Donna MillsDonna Mills
11th December, American
Actress
Wangari MaathaiWangari Maathai
1st April, Kenyan
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
1st June, American
Physicist

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

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

Tabaré VázquezTabaré Vázquez
17th January, Uruguayan
President of Uruguay

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

Alan KayAlan Kay
17th May, American
Computer Scientist
Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
15th December, Austrian
Actor

Angela CarterAngela Carter
7th May, British
 

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24th May, Russian
Essayist & Poet
Abdurrahman WahidAbdurrahman Wahid
7th September, Indonesian
Former President of Indonesia

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
5th August, American
American Football Player
Robert WinstonRobert Winston
15th July, British
Surgeon, Scientist, TV Presenter

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

Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
3rd September, Uruguayan
Writer
Tony TanTony Tan
7th February, Singaporean
Seventh President of Singapore

PelePele
23rd October, Brazilian
Brazilian footballer
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

Georgi IvanovGeorgi Ivanov
2nd July, Bulgarian
Cosmonaut

Rene AuberjonoisRene Auberjonois
1st June, American
Actor, Singer
Oscar Arias SanchezOscar Arias Sanchez
13th September, Costa Rican
President of Costa Rica

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

Reinhard BonnkeReinhard Bonnke
19th April, German
Missionary
Anna KarinaAnna Karina
22nd September, Danish, French
Actor, Singer, Film director, Novelist,

Kenneth ClarkeKenneth Clarke
2nd July, British
Politician

Dionne WarwickDionne Warwick
12th December, American
Singer, Actor, Television presenter, Musician
Terry GilliamTerry Gilliam
22nd November, British, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator, Film

Billy McNeillBilly McNeill
2nd March, British
Association football player, Association football
David JasonDavid Jason
2nd February, British
Actor

Prue LeithPrue Leith
18th February, South African
Restaurateur

Roger AilesRoger Ailes
15th May, American
Producer

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
Burt YoungBurt Young
30th April, Italian, American
Actor

Constantine II of GreeceConstantine II of Greece
2nd June, Greek
Yachtmaster
Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
12th April, American
Singer-songwriter, Bandleader, Conductor, Jazz

Julie ChristieJulie Christie
14th April, Indian, British
Actress, activist
Max MosleyMax Mosley
13th April, British
Racecar driver, Lawyer, Politician, Directeur