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'

Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
13th July, British
Actor

Alex TrebekAlex Trebek
22nd July, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Television personality
Don ImusDon Imus
23rd July, American
Radio Talk Show Host

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
7th July, British
Musician

James BrolinJames Brolin
18th July, American
Actor
Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10th March, American
Martial artist

John GottiJohn Gotti
27th October, American
Mobster & Mafia
James CaanJames Caan
26th March, American
Actor

Richard Pryor Richard Pryor
1st December, American
Comedian

Jim BakkerJim Bakker
2nd January, American
Televangelist

Paul PelosiPaul Pelosi
15th April, American
Businessman

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

Smokey RobinsonSmokey Robinson
19th February, American
Singer
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

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

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23rd February, American
Actor, Director
Margrethe II of DenmarkMargrethe II of Denmark
16th April
Queen of Denmark

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19th August, American
Actress

Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus
21st January, American
Golfer
Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder
26th April, Italian
Singer

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Gene PitneyGene Pitney
17th February, American
Singer-songwriter
Frankie AvalonFrankie Avalon
18th September, American
Actor, Singer

Donna MillsDonna Mills
11th December, American
Actress

Lance HenriksenLance Henriksen
5th May, American
Actor

Nursultan NazarbayevNursultan Nazarbayev
6th July, Kazakh
1st President of Kazakhstan
Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
10th May, American
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker
Mary Jo KopechneMary Jo Kopechne
26th July, American
Political Campaign Specialist of Robert F. Kennedy

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21st June, American
Actress

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

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph
23rd June, American
 
Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28th June, Bangladeshi
 

Tony MendezTony Mendez
15th November, American
CIA Officer

Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein
5th August, Swiss, American
Socialite

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

Larry HankinLarry Hankin
31st August, American
Actor
J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
9th February, South African
Novelist, Author

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
1st June, American
Physicist
Joe TorreJoe Torre
18th July, American
Executive

Don NelsonDon Nelson
15th May, American
Basketball Player

Michel TemerMichel Temer
23rd September, Brazilian
37th President of Brazil
Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
5th August, American
American Football Player

Jo Ann PflugJo Ann Pflug
2nd May, American
Actress
Tabaré VázquezTabaré Vázquez
17th January, Uruguayan
President of Uruguay

Alan KayAlan Kay
17th May, American
Computer Scientist

Chuck CloseChuck Close
5th July, American
Painter

Gloria HunnifordGloria Hunniford
10th April, Northern Irish
Television Presenter

Dennis ColeDennis Cole
19th July, American
Actor
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
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

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

Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
3rd September, Uruguayan
Writer
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
Rene AuberjonoisRene Auberjonois
1st June, American
Actor, Singer

Georgi IvanovGeorgi Ivanov
2nd July, Bulgarian
Cosmonaut
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

Ginny NewhartGinny Newhart
9th December, American
Socialite, wife of Bob Newhart
Frank Vincent ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa
21st December, American
American musician
Roy William Thomas Jr.Roy William Thomas Jr.
22nd November, American
Comic Book Writer

Roger AilesRoger Ailes
15th May, American
Producer

Martin SheenMartin Sheen
3rd August, American
Actor

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

Bob KnightBob Knight
25th October, American
Basketball coach, Basketball player

Reinhard BonnkeReinhard Bonnke
19th April, German
Missionary

Anna KarinaAnna Karina
22nd September, Danish, French
Actor, Singer, Film director, Novelist,

David JasonDavid Jason
2nd February, British
Actor
Lamar AlexanderLamar Alexander
3rd July, American
Politician

James CromwellJames Cromwell
27th January, American
Actor
Brian De PalmaBrian De Palma
11th September, American
film director, screenwriter, film producer

Patrick LeahyPatrick Leahy
31st March, American
Politicain
K. J. YesudasK. J. Yesudas
10th January, Indian
Singer
Sharad PawarSharad Pawar
12th December, Indian
Politician