Famous People Born In 1942

Discover the most famous people born in 1942. The list includes people like Stephen Hawking, Muhammad Ali, Harrison Ford, Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, guitarists and journalists born in 1942. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Italy and many more countries.

Joe BidenJoe Biden
(Vice President of the U.S.A)

20th November

American

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali

17th January

American

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist)

8th January

British

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
(Singer-songwriter)

18th June

British

John Wayne GacyJohn Wayne Gacy
(Serial Killer)

17th March

American

Bob RossBob Ross
(Painter)

29th October

American

Harrison FordHarrison Ford
(American actor)

13th July

American

Terry MelcherTerry Melcher
(Musician)

8th February

American

Ted KaczynskiTed Kaczynski
(Terrorist, Anarchist)

22nd May

American

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
(Singer & Musician)

27th November

American

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
(American singer-songwriter)

24th April

American

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
(Film actor)

11th October

Indian

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Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
(Singer)

25th March

American

Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi

7th June

Libyan

Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese
(Director, Producer)

17th November

American

Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell
(United States Senator)

20th February

American

Carole KingCarole King
(Composer)

9th February

American

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg
(Mayor of New York City)

14th February

American

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Brian JonesBrian Jones
(Founder of the Rolling Stones)

28th February

British

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson
(Musician, Singer)

20th June

American

Lou ReedLou Reed
(Musician)

2nd March

American

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
(Stand-up Comedian)

24th November

Scottish

Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
(Actor, Director)

5th September

German

Jerry GarciaJerry Garcia
(Musician)

1st August

American

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Roger EbertRoger Ebert

18th June

American

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton

23rd October

American

Ann DunhamAnn Dunham
(Barack Obama's Mother)

29th November

American

Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
(American political activist)

17th February

American

Calvin KleinCalvin Klein
(Fashion Designer)

19th November

American

Joy BeharJoy Behar
(Comedian)

7th October

American

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Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
(Singer)

5th May

American

Jacob ZumaJacob Zuma
(Fourth President of South Africa)

12th April

South African

Larry FlyntLarry Flynt

1st November

American

Sandra DeeSandra Dee
(Film Actress)

23rd April

American

Chris SarandonChris Sarandon
(Actor)

24th July

American

Annette FunicelloAnnette Funicello
(Actress)

22nd October

American

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John KaniJohn Kani
(Actor, Playwright, Director)

30th August

South African

Michael YorkMichael York
(Actor)

27th March

British

Hu JintaoHu Jintao
(Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China)

21st December

Chinese

Robert GraysmithRobert Graysmith
(Author)

17th September

American

Jerry JonesJerry Jones
(Owner of NFL's Dallas Cowboys Team)

13th October

American

Fred ThompsonFred Thompson
(Former United States Senator)

19th August

American

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Steve WynnSteve Wynn
(Casino Resort Developer)

27th January

American

Carl Thomas DeanCarl Thomas Dean
(Husband of Dolly Parton)

20th July

American

Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)

3rd June

American

Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
(Military Personnel)

20th May

American

Mehran Karimi Nasseri Mehran Karimi Nasseri
(Refugee)

30th November

Iranian

Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
(R&B Singer)

12th October

American

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Harry ChapinHarry Chapin
(Singer)

7th December

American

Gemma JonesGemma Jones
(Actress)

4th December

British

Isabel AllendeIsabel Allende
(Writer)

2nd August

Chilean,Peruvian,American

Susan SullivanSusan Sullivan
(Actress)

18th November

American

Marsha MasonMarsha Mason
(Actress)

3rd April

American

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
(Gangster)

7th September

American

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Lola FalanaLola Falana
(Singer, Dancer, and Actress)

11th September

American

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
(Singer)

30th September

American

Nelson PeltzNelson Peltz
(Businessman & Investor)

24th June

American

Robert BallardRobert Ballard
(Deep Sea Explorer)

30th June

American

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett

28th March

American

Barry DillerBarry Diller
(Chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp)

2nd February

American

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Daniela BianchiDaniela Bianchi
(Aactress)

31st January

Italian

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
(Economist)

29th November

German

Arthur BlankArthur Blank
(Businessman)

27th September

American

Garrison KeillorGarrison Keillor

7th August

American

John IrvingJohn Irving

2nd March

American

Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
(Actress)

30th December

American

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Enoch AdeboyeEnoch Adeboye
(Pastor)

2nd March

Nigerian

Chelcie RossChelcie Ross
(Actor)

20th January

American

Bibi BeschBibi Besch
(Actress)

1st February

Austrian,American

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
(Actress)

17th September

American

Anita RoddickAnita Roddick

23rd October

British

Jim RogersJim Rogers
(American businessman)

19th October

American

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Bill NelsonBill Nelson
(Former United States Senator)

29th September

American

Dith PranDith Pran
(Photojournalist)

27th September

American

José Eduardo dos SantosJosé Eduardo dos Santos
(President of Angola)

28th August

Angolan

Françoise DorléacFrançoise Dorléac
(Actress)

21st March

French

Judith SheindlinJudith Sheindlin
(Judge, Reality TV Personality)

21st October

American

John Nathan DealNathan Deal
(82nd Governor of Georgia)

25th August

American

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Mohamed ElBaradeiMohamed ElBaradei
(Former Director of IAEA & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

17th June

Egyptian

Butch OtterButch Otter
(Governor of Idaho)

3rd May

American

Christiane Nüsslein-VolhardChristiane Nüsslein-Volhard
(Researcher)

20th October

German

Stanley B. PrusinerStanley B. Prusiner
(Neurologist and Biochemist)

28th May

American

Yiannis BoutarisYiannis Boutaris
(Greek Politician)

13th June

Greek

Laila FreivaldsLaila Freivalds
(Swedish Politician)

22nd June

Swedish

Vladimír MečiarVladimír Mečiar
(Politician)

26th July

Slovak

Taj MahalTaj Mahal
(musician, singer, banjoist, pianist)

17th May

American

Ian McShaneIan McShane
(Actor)

29th September

British

Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
(Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer)

29th December

Indian

Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio
(Singer, Composer)

10th July

American

Muhammadu BuhariMuhammadu Buhari
(Military personnel, Politician)

17th December

Nigerian

Madeline KahnMadeline Kahn
(voice actor, stage actor, film actor, television actor)

29th September

American

Michael NesmithMichael Nesmith
(Musician, Singer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor, Guitarist, Songwriter)

30th December

American

Wayne NewtonWayne Newton
(American singer)

3rd April

American

Linda EvansLinda Evans
(Television actor, Actor)

18th November

American

Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes
(Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Film actor, Television actor, Pianist, Film score composer)

20th August

American

Bob HoskinsBob Hoskins
(Actor)

26th October

British

Tony SiricoTony Sirico
(Actor)

29th July

American

Leon RussellLeon Russell
(Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Guitarist)

2nd April

American

Britt EklandBritt Ekland
(Actor, Writer, Autobiographer, Television presenter, Model)

6th October

Swedish