Famous People Born In 1948

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Discover the most famous people born in 1948. The list includes people like William Gibson, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Jeremy Irons, Charles, Prince of Wales, Samuel L. Jackson 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 1948. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Samuel L. Jackson
37
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 2 
Stevie Nicks
(Singer-songwriter)
Stevie Nicks
36
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
 3 
Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
69
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8, 2022
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Ozzy Osbourne
(Lead Vocalist of the Heavy Metal Band 'Black Sabbathe')
Ozzy Osbourne
42
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aston, Birmingham, England
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Edmund Kemper
(Serial Killer)
Edmund Kemper
54
Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Burbank, California
 6 
John Ritter
13
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2003
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Robert Plant
(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the English Rock Band 'Led Zeppelin')
Robert Plant
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, England, United Kingdom
 8 
Steven Tyler
(Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Aerosmith')
Steven Tyler
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States
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Frank Abagnale
(Impostor, Fraudster)
Frank Abagnale
40
Listed In: Fraudsters
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
 10 
George R. R. Martin
(Author of Epic Fantasy Novels 'A Song of Ice and Fire')
George R. R. Martin
13
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
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Kathy Bates
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: 'Misery', ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and ‘Dolores Claiborne’)
Kathy Bates
23
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 12 
Alice Cooper
(Singer)
Alice Cooper
39
Listed In: Rock Singers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
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Glenn Frey
(Singer-songwriter)
Glenn Frey
23
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 18, 2016
 14 
Phil Hartman
(Former Member of the Comedy Group 'The Groundlings' and 'Saturday Night Live', Co-writer of 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure')
Phil Hartman
18
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: May 28, 1998
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Terry Bradshaw
(American Football Player)
Terry Bradshaw
36
Listed In: TV Presenters
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
 16 
Donna Summer
(Singer-Songwriter)
Donna Summer
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17, 2012
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Carl Weathers
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 18 
Jeremy Irons
10
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
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Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(2nd President of UAE (2004–2022))
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
43
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: May 13, 2022
 20 
Margot Kidder
(Actress and Activist Known for Her Role as ‘Lois Lane’ in the ‘Superman Film Series’)
Margot Kidder
13
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: May 13, 2018
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James Taylor
(Singer-Songwriter & Musician - One of the Best-Selling Artists of All Time)
James Taylor
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 22 
Cat Stevens
(Singer and Multi-Instrumentalist Known for His Albums ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ and ‘Teaser and the Firecat’)
Cat Stevens
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Bernadette Peters
(Actress, Singer and Children's Book Author)
Bernadette Peters
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 24 
Jackson Browne
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Songs )
Jackson Browne
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
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John Bonham
(Drummer of Rock Band Led Zeppelin)
John Bonham
10
Listed In: Drummers
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Redditch, England, UK
Died: September 25, 1980
 26 
Jean Reno
(French Actor Who has Worked in American, French, English, Japanese, Spanish and Italian Movie Productions)
Jean Reno
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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John Carpenter
(American film director)
John Carpenter
4
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Carthage, New York, United States
 28 
Grace Jones
(Model, Actress and One of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll by VH1 in 1999)
Grace Jones
23
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica
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Eckhart Tolle
(Spiritual Teacher and Self-Help Author Known for His Works ‘The Power of Now’ and ‘A New Earth’)
Eckhart Tolle
14
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lünen, Germany
 30 
Kate Jackson
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Sabrina Duncan’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Kate Jackson
4
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
 31 
Rick James
(American Singer-Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist and Record Producer.)
Rick James
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: August 6, 2004
 32 
Fred Hampton
(American Activist and Deputy Chairman of the National Black Panther Party)
Fred Hampton
25
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 4, 1969
 33 
Billy Crystal
(Actor, Comedian & Directed Who Has Hosted the Academy Awards Nine Times)
Billy Crystal
10
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 34 
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
(Qawwal and Ghazal Singer)
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
38
Listed In: Ghazal Singers
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: August 16, 1997
 35 
Ronnie Van Zant
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Guitarist)
Ronnie Van Zant
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: October 20, 1977
 36 
Phylicia Rashad
21
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
 37 
Christa McAuliffe
(Former Astronaut who was chosen for the STS-51-L mission from among 11,000 applications)
Christa McAuliffe
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 28, 1986
 38 
Todd Rundgren
(Multi-instrumentalist and Member of The Rock Band 'Utopia")
Todd Rundgren
28
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 39 
Ted Nugent
(Lead Guitarist and Occasional Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band “The Amboy Dukes”)
Ted Nugent
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Redford Charter Township, Michigan, United States
 40 
Rhea Perlman
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Carla Tortelli’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Cheers’)
Rhea Perlman
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coney Island, New York, United States
 41 
Mikhail Baryshnikov
(One of the Greatest Ballet Dancers of the 20th Century)
Mikhail Baryshnikov
11
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
 42 
Barbara Hershey
(One of America's Finest Actresses)
Barbara Hershey
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, United States
 43 
Bonnie Bedelia
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 44 
Steve Winwood
(Musician)
Steve Winwood
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Handsworth, Birmingham, England
 45 
Andrew Lloyd Webber
6
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London
 46 
Brian Eno
(Musician, Record producer)
Brian Eno
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melton, Suffolk, England
 47 
Powers Boothe
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Miniseries 'Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones')
Powers Boothe
4
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, United States
Died: May 14, 2017
 48 
Teller
(Magician and Illusionist Best Known as One-Half of the Comedy Magic Duo ‘Penn & Teller’)
Teller
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 49 
Bobby Orr
(Ice hockey player)
Bobby Orr
3
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Canada
 50 
Georgia Engel
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Georgette Franklin Baxter’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Georgia Engel
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 12, 2019