Famous People Born In 1948

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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Samuel L. Jackson
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Actor and producer, Samuel L. Jackson is widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation. A highly prolific actor, he has appeared in over 150 films and is especially known for his roles in Quentin Tarantino films. Besides acting, he has voiced for several animated films, television series, and video games.

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Stevie Nicks
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Work With the Band 'Fleetwood Mac' and as a Solo Artist)
Stevie Nicks
67
Listed In: Rock Singers
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Stevie Nicks is a songwriter and vocalist with the British-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac. She also performs solo and is known for her unique voice. She has numerous hits to her credit and her records have sold in millions. She has won many awards, including the Grammy and was named one of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time by the Rolling Stone magazine.

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Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
137
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8, 2022

Olivia Newton-John's breathy voice and stunning beauty made her one of the biggest pop stars of the 1970s. She charmed generations of movie viewers in the blockbuster film Grease. Following a string of country and soft-rock hits, Newton-John starred opposite John Travolta in the 1978  blockbuster Grease, considered as one the most popular movie musicals of all time.

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Ozzy Osbourne
(Lead Vocalist of the Heavy Metal Band 'Black Sabbathe')
Ozzy Osbourne
80
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aston, Birmingham, England

The lead vocalist of the hard rock band, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne is an iconic hard rock star. His successful stint with the band was followed by an equally successful solo career with albums like No More Tears. However, the Godfather of Metal has also attracted media glare owing to his alcohol and drug abuse issues and crazy public behaviour.

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John Ritter
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Jack Tripper’ on the ABC Sitcom ‘Three's Company’)
John Ritter
22
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2003

American actor and comedian, John Ritter is best remembered for playing Jack Tripper in sitcom Three’s Company, a work that earned him both the Golden Globe and Emmy Award. His work in television show Hooperman and animated children's series Clifford the Big Red Dog was also appreciated tremendously. John Ritter has also appeared in numerous films and Broadway productions too.

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Steven Tyler
(Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Aerosmith')
Steven Tyler
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States

Popularly known as the Demon of Screamin, Steven Tyler is the lead singer of the famous rock band Aerosmith. Known for his high-energy performances, Tyler is named in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Singers. Also a well-known philanthropist, Tyler launched a non-profit organization called Janie's Fund and has helped raise more than $2.4 million for the organization.

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Robert Plant
(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the English Rock Band 'Led Zeppelin')
Robert Plant
43
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, England, United Kingdom

Regarded as one of the most influential music artists of all time, Robert Anthony Plant was the lead singer and song writer of the extremely successful rock group Led Zeppelin. After the band disbanded, the Grammy award winning artist, with his powerful and wide vocal range, established a successful solo career. He has also collaborated with other artists and bands.

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Kathy Bates
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: 'Misery', ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and ‘Dolores Claiborne’)
Kathy Bates
41
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Best known as Molly Brown from Titanic, Annie Wilkes from Misery, and Ethel Darling from American Horror Story, two-time Emmy-winner Kathy Bates also has an Academy Award in her kitty. She has survived ovarian cancer and breast cancer and is now a prominent advocate for lymphatic disease awareness. 
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George R. R. Martin
(Author of Epic Fantasy Novels 'A Song of Ice and Fire')
George R. R. Martin
24
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
George R. R. Martin wrote the epic fantasy series of novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which inspired the iconic Emmy-winning HBO series Game of Thrones. Also known as the "American Tolkien," he was featured on TIME 100. He has earned the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, too.
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Alice Cooper
(Singer)
Alice Cooper
75
Listed In: Rock Singers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Alice Cooper is a singer-songwriter. In his career, spanning more than five decades, Alice Cooper has earned the nickname The Godfather of Shock Rock for his ability to produce a theatrical brand of rock aimed at shocking audiences. He is also credited with helping to shape the look and sound of heavy metal. Cooper has influenced musicians like Rob Zombie.

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Donna Summer
(Singer-Songwriter)
Donna Summer
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17, 2012
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Terry Bradshaw
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Terry Bradshaw
62
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers in 1970, Terry Bradshaw went on to become a dominant NFL quarterback and led the Steelers to four Super Bowl championships. His career halted after an injury, but Bradshaw soon established himself as a prominent television football analyst for Fox NFL Sunday. Later, he ventured into acting, writing and music.
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Glenn Frey
(Singer-songwriter)
Glenn Frey
46
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 18, 2016

American singer, songwriter and vocalist, Glen Frey was the co-founder of the extremely famous rock band of the 1970s—Eagles. The band delivered hit albums like Hotel California before disbanding after a decade. The six time Grammy award winner then enjoyed a successful solo career with hit songs like Smuggler’s Blues and The Heat Is On before re-joining his band.

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Carl Weathers
(Actor and Former American Professional Football Player Known for His Role as ‘Apollo Creed’ in ‘Rocky’ Film Series)
Carl Weathers
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Carl Weathers began his career as a football player, playing for the NFL team Oakland Raiders and the CFL team B.C. Lions. He stepped into acting with Arthur Marks’s blaxploitation films. He is best known as Apollo Creed from the Rocky films and as Greef Karga from The Mandalorian.

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Phil Hartman
(Former Member of the Comedy Group 'The Groundlings' and 'Saturday Night Live', Co-writer of 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure')
Phil Hartman
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Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: May 28, 1998

Phil Hartman was a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He is credited with helping Paul Reubens develop his famous character, Pee-wee Herman, as part of his contribution to the popular comedy group The Groundlings. After he was murdered in 1998, Hartman was honored with several awards. In 2015, Rolling Stone named him one of the greatest Saturday Night Live cast members.

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Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(2nd President of UAE (2004–2022))
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
70
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: May 13, 2022

Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, son of the UAE’s first president, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is the reigning president of the UAE and the emir of Abu Dhabi. He heads the UAE Armed Forces and the Supreme Petroleum Council. In 2011, he was the world’s fourth-wealthiest monarch.

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John Bonham
(Drummer of Rock Band Led Zeppelin)
John Bonham
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Listed In: Drummers
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Redditch, England, UK
Died: September 25, 1980

John Bonham was an English drummer and songwriter. Considered one of the most influential and greatest rock drummers in history, Bonham was part of the world-renowned rock band Led Zeppelin. He influenced several drummers like Joey Kramer, Dave Grohl, Ian Mosley, Neil Peart, and Tommy Lee among other famous drummers. Bonham is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

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James Taylor
(Singer-Songwriter & Musician - One of the Best-Selling Artists of All Time)
James Taylor
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Five-time Grammy Award-winning folk singer James Taylor is best known for his hits You've Got a Friend and Fire and Rain. One of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, he has sold over 100 million records worldwide and has also won the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Margot Kidder
(Actress and Activist Known for Her Role as ‘Lois Lane’ in the ‘Superman Film Series’)
Margot Kidder
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: May 13, 2018

Margot Kidder is best remembered for her roles as Lois Lane in the Superman movie franchise and as Kathy Lutz in The Amityville Horror. Fans also loved her in the hit Broadway play The Vagina Monologues. She was a vocal anti-war and pro-environment activist. She eventually died by suicide.

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Jeremy Irons
(English Actor and Activist Known for His TV Series ‘Brideshead Revisited’)
Jeremy Irons
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Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom

Jeremy Irons is a popular English actor. In the US, Irons is best known as one of the few actors to have achieved the famous Triple Crown of Acting. Also an activist known for his charity work, Jeremy Irons works closely with the United Nations. He also supports charities, such as The Prison Phoenix Trust.

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Bernadette Peters
(Actress, Singer and Children's Book Author)
Bernadette Peters
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Bernadette Peters is an American actress, children's book author, and singer. She is known for contributing immensely to all three major acting mediums in an illustrious career spanning more than 60 years. Credited with co-founding an annual animal adopt-a-thon named Broadway Barks, Bernadette Peters was honored with the 2019 Prince Rainier III Award for her philanthropic activities.

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Jackson Browne
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Songs )
Jackson Browne
21
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Six-time Grammy-nominated rock singer Jackson Browne has sold more than 18 million albums in the U.S. Best known for his hits These Days, Running on Empty, and Doctor My Eyes, he was featured on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time. The MUSE founder is an avid environmentalist, too.
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Billy Crystal
(Actor, Comedian & Directed Who Has Hosted the Academy Awards Nine Times)
Billy Crystal
19
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Billy Crystal is an American actor, filmmaker, television host, comedian, and singer. He is credited with hosting the Academy Awards nine times. In recognition of his contribution to the American entertainment industry, Crystal has been honored with six Primetime Emmys, a Mark Twain Prize, and a Tony Award. Also a philanthropist, Crystal has worked with non-profit organizations like Comic Relief.

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Rhea Perlman
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Carla Tortelli’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Cheers’)
Rhea Perlman
12
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coney Island, New York, United States

Rhea Perlman is an American actress whose portrayal of Carla Tortelli in the TV series Cheers contributed to the overall success of the CBS sitcom; Carla Tortelli was eventually named by CBS as one of the greatest television characters of all time. Also an author, Rhea Perlman wrote the popular children's book series Otto Undercover.

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John Carpenter
(American film director)
John Carpenter
8
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Carthage, New York, United States
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Rick James
(American Singer-Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist and Record Producer.)
Rick James
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: August 6, 2004

Rick James was an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He is credited with forming several bands, including The Mynah Birds and Stone City Band. His career was hampered by his controversial personal life and drug addiction problems; he was convicted of kidnapping and torturing women on two separate instances under the influence of crack.

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Cat Stevens
(Singer and Multi-Instrumentalist Known for His Albums ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ and ‘Teaser and the Firecat’)
Cat Stevens
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

British singer, Cat Stevens, has released more than 15 studio albums and has churned out many hit songs. He converted to Islam in 1977 and adopted the name Yusuf Islam. He was slammed for reportedly backing the death fatwa on author Salman Rushdie. He has also been accused of allegedly having ties with terrorist organisations, a charge he has vehemently denied.

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Phylicia Rashad
(Actress, Singer and Director Known for Her Role as ‘Clair Huxtable’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’)
Phylicia Rashad
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Phylicia Rashad, the Mother of The Black Community, became the first Black lady to win the Tony Award for Best Actress, for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. Known for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, she also appeared in Colored Girls and Creed. 
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Jean Reno
(French Actor Who has Worked in American, French, English, Japanese, Spanish and Italian Movie Productions)
Jean Reno
12
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
French-Moroccan actor Jean Reno is best known for his roles in Godzilla, The Pink Panther, and Mission Impossible. He has also been part of French, Japanese, Italian, and Spanish films, and was nominated for a European Film Award for his role in Les Rivières pourpres, or Crimson Rivers.
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Kate Jackson
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Sabrina Duncan’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Kate Jackson
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Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Kate Jackson is known for her iconic role of Sabrina Duncan in the 1970s’ series Charlie's Angels, which earned her a feature on the Time cover, with co-stars Jaclyn Smith and Farrah Fawcett . She also delivered a Bravo Golden Otto-winning performance as Amanda King in Scarecrow and Mrs. King.
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Grace Jones
(Model, Actress and One of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll by VH1 in 1999)
Grace Jones
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica

Grace Jones began her career as a model in New York and Paris, popularizing her androgynous style. One of VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll, she experimented with disco, punk, reggae, and pop, and contributed to the 1980s’ cross-dressing movement. She later appeared in films such as Vamp.

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Ronnie Van Zant
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Guitarist)
Ronnie Van Zant
16
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: October 20, 1977
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Steve Winwood
(Musician)
Steve Winwood
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Handsworth, Birmingham, England
Two-time Grammy-winning artist Steve Winwood experiments with a variety of genres, including rock, blues, and jazz. He has been part of groups such as Traffic and Blind Faith, and has delivered Billboard-topping hits such as Roll with It. He is one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
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Andrew Lloyd Webber
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber reinvented the musical and created masterpieces such as Don't Cry for Me Argentina from Evita and Memory from Cats. He is one of 16 people to have won the Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony. He owns one of the biggest theater companies in London.
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Bonnie Bedelia
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Bonnie Bedelia is best known as Holly McClane from the Die Hard movies. Fans also loved her Golden Globe-nominated performance in Heart Like a Wheel and her Emmy-nominated roles in Locked in Silence and Fallen Angels. A talented stage actor, she won a Theatre World Award for My Sweet Charlie.
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Kenny Loggins
(Singer-songwriter,)
Kenny Loggins
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Everett, Washington, United States
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Ted Nugent
(Lead Guitarist and Occasional Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band “The Amboy Dukes”)
Ted Nugent
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Redford Charter Township, Michigan, United States

Rock guitarist Ted Nugent initially gained fame with the band The Amboy Dukes. He has also had a successful solo career, with hits such as Cat Scratch Fever. He was also part of the supergroup Damn Yankees. A National Rifle Association board member, he supports hunting and gun ownership.

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Christa McAuliffe
(American Astronaut Who was Killed on the Space Shuttle 'Challenger' on Mission STS-51-L)
Christa McAuliffe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 28, 1986

Christa McAuliffe was an American astronaut and teacher who died while serving as a payload specialist on board Space Shuttle Challenger, which exploded during STS-51-L. McAuliffe was all set to become the first teacher in space as she was part of the NASA Teacher in Space Project. In 2004, she was posthumously honored with the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

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Barbara Hershey
(One of America's Finest Actresses)
Barbara Hershey
14
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, United States

Barbara Hershey is an American actress who is widely regarded as one of the finest Hollywood actresses. She has several prestigious awards under her belt. From the late-1960s to mid-1970s, her acting career was overshadowed by her highly publicized personal life, which included her marriage with David Carradine.

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Powers Boothe
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Miniseries 'Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones')
Powers Boothe
10
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, United States
Died: May 14, 2017
Powers Boothe is best known for his Emmy-winning performance as real-life cult leader Jim Jones in Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones. He started as a Shakespearean actor and later played significant roles in Deadwood, Tombstone, 24, and Nashville. He has also voiced characters in video games.
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Mikhail Baryshnikov
(One of the Greatest Ballet Dancers of the 20th Century)
Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Latvian-born Russian-American dancer and choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov was a prominent male classical dancer of the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Latvian SSR, he moved to America where he joined the New York City Ballet. Within years, he became one of the most widely recognized contemporary ballet dancers in the world. He is also a dramatic actor.

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Todd Rundgren
(Multi-instrumentalist and Member of The Rock Band 'Utopia")
Todd Rundgren
39
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Todd Rundgren is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is credited with forming popular rock bands, such as Utopia and Nazz. Regarded as a pioneer in the fields of progressive rock, electronic music, Internet music delivery, and music videos, Todd Rundgren's works, such as A Wizard, a True Star remain influential in the world of music.

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George Wendt
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role of ‘Norm Peterson’ on the TV Series ‘Cheers’)
George Wendt
2
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beverly, Chicago, Illinois, United States

George Wendt is an American comedian and actor best known for portraying Norm Peterson in the popular television series Cheers, for which he received six consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations under the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category. He has also appeared in several films, playing important roles.

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Fred Hampton
(American Activist and Deputy Chairman of the National Black Panther Party)
Fred Hampton
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 4, 1969

Fred Hampton was considered an activist and a revolutionary socialist working for social change. He was the deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party. He founded the Rainbow Coalition, aiming to help the Chicago street gangs to end infighting. The FBI considered him as a major threat and he was shot and killed in December 1969 during a raid.

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Teller
(Magician and Illusionist Best Known as One-Half of the Comedy Magic Duo ‘Penn & Teller’)
Teller
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Listed In: Magicians
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

American magician and illusionist Teller is most noted for his performance with Penn Jillette as half of the famous comedy magic duo Penn & Teller. Works of Teller also includes featuring in the series Penn & Teller: Bullshit! with Jillette; co-directing and incorporating stage magic techniques in the plays Macbeth and The Tempest; and directing the documentary film Tim's Vermeer. 

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Georgia Engel
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Georgette Franklin Baxter’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Georgia Engel
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 12, 2019
Georgia Engel is best remembered for her Emmy-nominated performances as Georgette Franklin Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show and as Pat MacDougall in Everybody Loves Raymond. She voiced Bobbie in the Open Season franchise. A Christian Science believer, she did not consult any physician and died of unknown causes.
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Dianne Wiest
(American Actress Best Known for Her Films: ‘Hannah and Her Sisters’ and ‘Bullets over Broadway’)
Dianne Wiest
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Dianne Wiest is an American actress best known for appearing in Woody Allen films, such as Bullets over Broadway and Hannah and Her Sisters, with both the films earning her Oscars for Best Supporting Actress. She has also won other prestigious awards like the Primetime Emmy Award for her contribution to the TV industry.

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Bobby Orr
(One of the Greatest Ice Hockey Players of All Time)
Bobby Orr
8
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Canada
Canadian ice-hockey star Bobby Orr is known for his 12-year NHL career, 10 of which were spent playing for the Boston Bruins. His Stanley Cup win in 1970 marked the Bruins’ first title in 29 years. Post-retirement, the septuagenarian Hockey Hall of Fame inductee has also experimented with golf.
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Rory Gallagher
(57th Greatest Guitarist of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine)
Rory Gallagher
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballyshannon, Ireland
Died: June 14, 1995

Known for his powerful blues rock performances, Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher was part of the band Taste. Though The Rolling Stones offered him an opportunity to replace guitarist Mick Taylor, he rejected it. A heavy drinker, he died of complications after a liver transplant surgery at age 47.

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John Oates
(Musician, Best Known As Half of the Rock and Soul Duo 'Hall & Oates')
John Oates
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

John Oates is an American guitarist, record producer, singer, and songwriter. One half of the popular pop rock duo Hall & Oates, John Oates was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the musical duo. In 2017, Oates published his memoir, Change of Seasons.