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'

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26th March, American
Politician

Al PacinoAl Pacino
25th April, American
Actor

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

Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus
21st January, American
Golfer
Ringo StarrRingo Starr
7th July, British
Drummer

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10th March, American
Martial artist

John GottiJohn Gotti
27th October, American
Mobster & Mafia

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

Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson
19th February, American
Singer
Richard PryorRichard Pryor
1st December, American
Comedian

Raquel WelchRaquel Welch
5th September, American
Actress

Katharine RossKatharine Ross
29th January, American
Actress
Carlos SlimCarlos Slim
28th January, Mexican
Entrepreneur

James CaanJames Caan
26th March, American
Actor
Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
8th May, American
Musician

John Hurt John Hurt
22nd January, British
Actor

Nancy SinatraNancy Sinatra
8th June, American
Singer
Michael GambonMichael Gambon
19th October, Irish, British
Actor

Mario AndrettiMario Andretti
28th February, Croatian, Italian, American
 
Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
15th November, American
Actor

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23rd February, American
Actor, Director

Jim BakkerJim Bakker
2nd January, American
Televangelist

Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14th October, British
Singer
Margrethe II of DenmarkMargrethe II of Denmark
16th April
Queen of Denmark
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

Paul PelosiPaul Pelosi
15th April, American
Businessman
Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein
5th August, Swiss, American
Socialite

Frankie AvalonFrankie Avalon
18th September, American
Actor, Singer

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

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21st June, American
Actress

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

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
1st June, American
Physicist
Don ImusDon Imus
23rd July, American
Radio Talk Show Host

Jo Ann PflugJo Ann Pflug
2nd May, American
Actress

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28th June, Bangladeshi
 
Donna MillsDonna Mills
11th December, American
Actress

Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
15th December, Austrian
Actor
Michel TemerMichel Temer
23rd September, Brazilian
37th President of Brazil

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph
23rd June, American
 

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

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

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

Alan KayAlan Kay
17th May, American
Computer Scientist

PelePele
23rd October, Brazilian
Brazilian footballer

Angela CarterAngela Carter
7th May, British
 
Tabaré VázquezTabaré Vázquez
17th January, Uruguayan
President of Uruguay

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

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

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

Tony TanTony Tan
7th February, Singaporean
Seventh President of Singapore
David H. KochDavid H. Koch
3rd May, American
Co-owner of Koch Industries

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

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson
4th January, British
Physicist

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

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

Martin SheenMartin Sheen
3rd August, American
Actor

Dr. JohnDr. John
21st November, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Jazz musician,

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

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

James CromwellJames Cromwell
27th January, American
Actor

Sharad PawarSharad Pawar
12th December, Indian
Politician

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

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock
12th April, American
Singer-songwriter, Bandleader, Conductor, Jazz
Bob KnightBob Knight
25th October, American
Basketball coach, Basketball player

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

Julie ChristieJulie Christie
14th April, Indian, British
Actress, activist
Raul JuliaRaul Julia
30th November
Actor

Levon HelmLevon Helm
26th May, American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,
Matthew FoxMatthew Fox
21st December, American
 

Vicente FernándezVicente Fernández
17th February, Mexican
Singer, Actor, Film actor

Constantine II of GreeceConstantine II of Greece
2nd June, Greek
Yachtmaster

Stuart SutcliffeStuart Sutcliffe
23rd June, British
Painter, musician
Hannelore SchmatzHannelore Schmatz
16th February, German
Mountaineer

K. J. YesudasK. J. Yesudas
10th January, Indian
Singer
Jimmy GreavesJimmy Greaves
20th February, British
Footballer

Denny DohertyDenny Doherty
29th November, Canadian
Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Actor

Bill MedleyBill Medley
19th September, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Manfred MannManfred Mann
21st October, British
jazz musician, pianist, record producer, composer
William SimonsWilliam Simons
17th November, British
Actor