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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Joe Biden

Joe Biden.
92
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 46th President of the United States
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States

 2 Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali.
18
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 3, 2016
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 3 Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin.
26
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer & Activist
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 16, 2018

 4 Bob Ross

Bob Ross.
15
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Died: July 4, 1995
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 5 Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking.
39
Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford
Died: March 14, 2018

 6 Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney.
23
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
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 7 Tasuku Honjo

Tasuku Honjo
13
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Immunologist
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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 8 Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford.
11
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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 9 Tammy Faye Bakker

Tammy Faye Bakker
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: nowrap International Falls, Minnesota, U.S.
Died: July 20, 2007

 10 Ted Kaczynski

Ted Kaczynski.
31
Listed In: Terrorists
Famous As: Terrorist, Anarchist
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago
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 11 Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand.
16
Famous As: Singer & Actress
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 12 Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Libya
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Qasr Abu Hadi, Italian Libya
Died: October 20, 2011
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 13 John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy.
25
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10, 1994

 14 Brian Jones

Brian Jones.
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Listed In: Guitarists
Famous As: Founder of the Rolling Stones
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheltenham
Died: July 3, 1969
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 15 Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix.
12
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Musician
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: September 18, 1970

 16 Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan.
15
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
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 17 Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese.
3
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, United States

 18 Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma.
7
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Fourth President of South Africa
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal
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 19 Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson.
4
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Inglewood

 20 Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna
5
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amritsar
Died: July 18, 2012
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 21 Ian McShane

Ian McShane
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackburn

 22 Tony Sirico

Tony Sirico.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York
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 23 Bela Karolyi

Bela Karolyi
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Coach
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolozsvár, Kingdom of Hungary (1920–46) Kingdom of Hungary (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

 24 Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia.
4
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: August 9, 1995
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 25 Carole King

Carole King.
9
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

 26 Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
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 27 Jerry Jones

Jerry Jones.
5
Listed In: Oil Barons
Famous As: Owner of NFL's Dallas Cowboys Team
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

 28 Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton.
2
Famous As: Author, Screenwriter, Film Director
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 4, 2008
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 29 Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell.
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Famous As: United States Senator
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama

 30 Lou Reed

Lou Reed.
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: October 27, 2013

 31 Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert.
3
Listed In: TV Anchors
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
Died: April 4, 2013

 32 Frankie Lymon

Frankie Lymon.
5
Listed In: Rock Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 27, 1968

 33 Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley
11
Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, England
Died: November 15, 2002

 34 Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Composer
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth
Died: May 16, 2010

 35 Judith Sheindlin

Judith Sheindlin.
5
Famous As: TV personality
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 36 Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog.
4
Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich

 37 Hu Jintao

Hu Jintao.
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Taizhou

 38 Christine Keeler

Christine Keeler
0
Listed In: Models
Famous As: Models
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: December 4, 2017

 39 B. J. Thomas

B. J. Thomas
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hugo, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 29, 2021

 40 Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn
1
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: voice actor, stage actor, film actor, television actor
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston
Died: September 3, 1999

 41 Margaret Court

Margaret Court
3
Listed In: Tennis Players
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perth

 42 Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Mayor of New York City
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

 43 Bob Hoskins

Bob Hoskins
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, England
Died: April 29, 2014

 44 Mehran Karimi Nasseri

Mehran Karimi Nasseri.
2
Famous As: Refugee
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Masjed Soleiman, Iran

 45 Linda Evans

Linda Evans
3
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Television actor, Actor
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hartford

 46 Robert Shapiro

Robert Shapiro
6
Listed In: Lawyers
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

 47 Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Covington, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 10, 2008

 48 George Jung

George Jung.
2
Listed In: Drug Lords
Famous As: Drug Trafficker
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 49 Charlotte Johnson Wahl

Charlotte Johnson Wahl.
1
Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Painter, Mother of Boris Johnson
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
Died: September 13, 2021

 50 Gray Davis

Gray Davis
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA