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.

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist)

8th January

British

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali

17th January

American

Bob RossBob Ross
(Painter)

29th October

American

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
(Singer-songwriter)

18th June

British

John Wayne GacyJohn Wayne Gacy
(Serial Killer)

17th March

American

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
(American singer-songwriter)

24th April

American

Harrison FordHarrison Ford
(American actor)

13th July

American

Ted KaczynskiTed Kaczynski
(Terrorist, Anarchist)

22nd May

American

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
(Singer & Musician)

27th November

American

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
(Film actor)

11th October

Indian

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
(Stand-up Comedian)

24th November

Scottish

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

20th November

American

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Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell
(United States Senator)

20th February

American

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
(Singer)

25th March

American

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg
(Mayor of New York City)

14th February

American

Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi

7th June

Libyan

Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese
(Director, Producer)

17th November

American

Carole KingCarole King
(Composer)

9th February

American

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

13th October

American

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson
(Musician, Singer)

20th June

American

Brian JonesBrian Jones
(Founder of the Rolling Stones)

28th February

British

Ann DunhamAnn Dunham
(Barack Obama's Mother)

29th November

American

Lou ReedLou Reed
(Musician)

2nd March

American

Roger EbertRoger Ebert

18th June

American

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Jerry GarciaJerry Garcia
(Musician)

1st August

American

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton

23rd October

American

Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
(Actor, Director)

5th September

German

Joy BeharJoy Behar
(Comedian)

7th October

American

Carl Thomas DeanCarl Thomas Dean
(Husband of Dolly Parton)

20th July

American

Larry FlyntLarry Flynt

1st November

American

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Terry MelcherTerry Melcher
(Musician)

8th February

American

Calvin KleinCalvin Klein
(Fashion Designer)

19th November

American

Susan SullivanSusan Sullivan
(Actress)

18th November

American

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
(Singer)

5th May

American

John KaniJohn Kani
(Actor, Playwright, Director)

30th August

South African

Mehran Karimi Nasseri Mehran Karimi Nasseri
(Refugee)

30th November

Iranian

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Huey NewtonHuey P. Newton
(American political activist)

17th February

American

Fred ThompsonFred Thompson
(Former United States Senator)

19th August

American

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
(Singer)

30th September

American

Annette FunicelloAnnette Funicello
(Actress)

22nd October

American

Jacob ZumaJacob Zuma
(Fourth President of South Africa)

12th April

South African

Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)

3rd June

American

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Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
(Military Personnel)

20th May

American

Sandra DeeSandra Dee
(Film Actress)

23rd April

American

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

21st December

Chinese

Steve WynnSteve Wynn
(Casino Resort Developer)

27th January

American

Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
(R&B Singer)

12th October

American

Michael YorkMichael York
(Actor)

27th March

British

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Harry ChapinHarry Chapin
(Singer)

7th December

American

Isabel AllendeIsabel Allende
(Writer)

2nd August

Chilean,Peruvian,American

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
(Gangster)

7th September

American

John Nathan DealNathan Deal
(82nd Governor of Georgia)

25th August

American

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett

28th March

American

Garrison KeillorGarrison Keillor

7th August

American

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Lola FalanaLola Falana
(Singer, Dancer, and Actress)

11th September

American

Nelson PeltzNelson Peltz
(Businessman & Investor)

24th June

American

Daniela BianchiDaniela Bianchi
(Aactress)

31st January

Italian

Anita Bose PfaffAnita Bose Pfaff
(Economist)

29th November

German

John IrvingJohn Irving

2nd March

American

Barry DillerBarry Diller
(Chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp)

2nd February

American

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Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
(Actress)

30th December

American

Robert BallardRobert Ballard
(Deep Sea Explorer)

30th June

American

Robert GraysmithRobert Graysmith
(Author)

17th September

American

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
(Actress)

17th September

American

Jim RogersJim Rogers
(American businessman)

19th October

American

Enoch AdeboyeEnoch Adeboye
(Pastor)

2nd March

Nigerian

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Anita RoddickAnita Roddick

23rd October

British

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

28th August

Angolan

Butch OtterButch Otter
(Governor of Idaho)

3rd May

American

Françoise DorléacFrançoise Dorléac
(Actress)

21st March

French

Judith SheindlinJudith Sheindlin
(Judge, Reality TV Personality)

21st October

American

Dith PranDith Pran
(Photojournalist)

27th September

American

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

17th June

Egyptian

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

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

17th May

American

Gene OkerlundGene Okerlund
(Journalist)

29th November

American

Ian McShaneIan McShane
(Actor)

29th September

British

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

29th December

Indian

Wayne NewtonWayne Newton
(American singer)

3rd April

American

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

29th September

American

Muhammadu BuhariMuhammadu Buhari
(Military personnel, Politician)

17th December

Nigerian

Steve YoungSteve Young
(Composer, Singer-songwriter)

12th July

American

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

20th August

American

Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio
(Singer, Composer)

10th July

American

Linda EvansLinda Evans
(Television actor, Actor)

18th November

American

Richard PerryRichard Perry
(Record producer, Composer)

18th June

American

Terry JonesTerry Jones
(Actor, Comedian, Film director, Screenwriter, Composer, Writer, Character actor)

1st February

British

Bob HoskinsBob Hoskins
(Actor)

26th October

British

Vicente FoxVicente Fox
(Politician, Economist)

2nd July

Mexican

Dick ButkusDick Butkus
(Actor, American football player, television presenter, radio personality)

9th December

American

Joe LiebermanJoe Lieberman

24th February

American

Michael CrawfordMichael Crawford
(Film actor, Singer, Comedian, Stage actor)

19th January

British

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

30th December

American

Sixto RodriguezSixto Rodriguez

10th July

American

Graham NashGraham Nash
(Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)

2nd February

American