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
44
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 2 
Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
89
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8, 2022
 3 
Stevie Nicks
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Work With the Band 'Fleetwood Mac' and as a Solo Artist)
Stevie Nicks
41
Listed In: Rock Singers
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Ozzy Osbourne
(Lead Vocalist of the Heavy Metal Band 'Black Sabbathe')
Ozzy Osbourne
53
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aston, Birmingham, England
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Steven Tyler
(Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Aerosmith')
Steven Tyler
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States
 6 
John Ritter
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Jack Tripper’ on the ABC Sitcom ‘Three's Company’)
John Ritter
16
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
36
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, England, United Kingdom
 8 
Glenn Frey
(Singer-songwriter)
Glenn Frey
31
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 18, 2016
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Kathy Bates
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: 'Misery', ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and ‘Dolores Claiborne’)
Kathy Bates
27
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 10 
George R. R. Martin
(Author of Epic Fantasy Novels 'A Song of Ice and Fire')
George R. R. Martin
16
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
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Alice Cooper
(Singer)
Alice Cooper
48
Listed In: Rock Singers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
 12 
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(2nd President of UAE (2004–2022))
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
55
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: May 13, 2022
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Donna Summer
(Singer-Songwriter)
Donna Summer
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17, 2012
 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
24
Birthdate: 24th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: May 28, 1998
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Terry Bradshaw
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Terry Bradshaw
46
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
 16 
Carl Weathers
(Actor and Former American Professional Football Player Known for His Role as ‘Apollo Creed’ in ‘Rocky’ Film Series)
Carl Weathers
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Margot Kidder
(Actress and Activist Known for Her Role as ‘Lois Lane’ in the ‘Superman Film Series’)
Margot Kidder
18
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: May 13, 2018
 18 
Jeremy Irons
(English Actor and Activist Known for His TV Series ‘Brideshead Revisited’)
Jeremy Irons
12
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
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Jackson Browne
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Songs )
Jackson Browne
13
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
 20 
John Bonham
(Drummer of Rock Band Led Zeppelin)
John Bonham
14
Listed In: Drummers
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Redditch, England, UK
Died: September 25, 1980
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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
 22 
James Taylor
(Singer-Songwriter & Musician - One of the Best-Selling Artists of All Time)
James Taylor
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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John Carpenter
(American film director)
John Carpenter
6
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Carthage, New York, United States
 24 
Jean Reno
(French Actor Who has Worked in American, French, English, Japanese, Spanish and Italian Movie Productions)
Jean Reno
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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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
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
 26 
Grace Jones
(Model, Actress and One of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll by VH1 in 1999)
Grace Jones
27
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica
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Rick James
(American Singer-Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist and Record Producer.)
Rick James
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: August 6, 2004
 28 
Kate Jackson
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Sabrina Duncan’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Kate Jackson
8
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Ronnie Van Zant
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Guitarist)
Ronnie Van Zant
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: October 20, 1977
 30 
Fred Hampton
(American Activist and Deputy Chairman of the National Black Panther Party)
Fred Hampton
27
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 4, 1969
 31 
Christa McAuliffe
(American Astronaut Who was Killed on the Space Shuttle 'Challenger' on Mission STS-51-L)
Christa McAuliffe
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 28, 1986
 32 
Ted Nugent
(Lead Guitarist and Occasional Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band “The Amboy Dukes”)
Ted Nugent
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Redford Charter Township, Michigan, United States
 33 
Billy Crystal
(Actor, Comedian & Directed Who Has Hosted the Academy Awards Nine Times)
Billy Crystal
13
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 34 
Phylicia Rashad
(Actress, Singer and Director Known for Her Role as ‘Clair Huxtable’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’)
Phylicia Rashad
25
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
 35 
Todd Rundgren
(Multi-instrumentalist and Member of The Rock Band 'Utopia")
Todd Rundgren
31
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 36 
Mikhail Baryshnikov
(One of the Greatest Ballet Dancers of the 20th Century)
Mikhail Baryshnikov
14
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
 37 
Edmund Kemper
(Serial Killer)
Edmund Kemper
83
Listed In: Serial Killers
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Burbank, California
 38 
Kenny Loggins
(Singer-songwriter,)
Kenny Loggins
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Everett, Washington, United States
 39 
Barbara Hershey
(One of America's Finest Actresses)
Barbara Hershey
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, United States
 40 
Bonnie Bedelia
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 41 
Powers Boothe
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Miniseries 'Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones')
Powers Boothe
6
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, United States
Died: May 14, 2017
 42 
Brian Eno
(Musician, Record producer)
Brian Eno
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melton, Suffolk, England
 43 
Steve Winwood
(Musician)
Steve Winwood
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Handsworth, Birmingham, England
 44 
Rhea Perlman
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Carla Tortelli’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Cheers’)
Rhea Perlman
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coney Island, New York, United States
 45 
Frank Abagnale
(Impostor, Fraudster)
Frank Abagnale
47
Listed In: Fraudsters
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
 46 
Georgia Engel
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Georgette Franklin Baxter’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Georgia Engel
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 12, 2019
 47 
Bobby Orr
(One of the Greatest Ice Hockey Players of All Time)
Bobby Orr
5
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Canada
 48 
Dennis Waterman
(Actor and Singer Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘The Sweeney’, ‘Minder’ and ‘New Tricks’)
Dennis Waterman
16
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 8, 2022
 49 
Teller
(Magician and Illusionist Best Known as One-Half of the Comedy Magic Duo ‘Penn & Teller’)
Teller
9
Listed In: Magicians
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 50 
Andrew Lloyd Webber
7
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London