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Claudio Abbado

Claudio Abbado (June 26, 1933-January 20, 2014)

Claudio Abbado, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian conductor. One of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century, he served as music director of the La Scala opera house in Milan, principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, principal guest conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, music director of the... Wikipedia
Milan, Italy
Bologna, Italy
Eddie Adams (photographer)

Eddie Adams (photographer) (June 12, 1933-September 18, 2004)

Eddie Adams was an American photographer and photojournalist noted for portraits of celebrities and politicians and for coverage of 13 wars. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969. Wikipedia
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, USA
New York City, New York, USA
Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson (August 4, 1933-)

Sheldon Gary Adelson is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which owns the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore and is the parent company of Venetian Macao Limited which operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention... Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Lou Adler

Lou Adler (December 13, 1933-)

Lou Adler is an American record producer, manager, director, and an owner of the famous Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
William Anders

William Anders (October 17, 1933-)

William Alison "Bill" Anders, is a former United States Air Force officer, nuclear engineer, NASA astronaut, and businessman. He is, along with Apollo 8 crewmates Frank Borman and Jim Lovell, one of the first three persons to have left Earth orbit and traveled to the Moon. Wikipedia
Hong Kong
Don L. Anderson

Don L. Anderson (March 5, 1933-December 2, 2014)

Don Lynn Anderson was an American geophysicist who made significant contributions to the understanding of the origin, evolution, structure, and composition of Earth and other planets. An expert in numerous scientific disciplines, Anderson’s work combined seismology, solid state physics, geochemistry and petrology to explain how the Earth works.... Wikipedia
Frederick, Maryland
California
Adriana Asti

Adriana Asti (April 30, 1933-)

Adriana Asti is an Italian theatre, film and voice actress. Wikipedia

Luis Bacalov (March 30, 1933-)

Luis Enríquez Bacalov is an Argentinian-Italian composer of film scores. Early on in his career, he composed scores for Spaghetti Western films. In the early 1970s, he collaborated with Italian progressive rock bands. Bacalov has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Original Score, winning it in 1996 for 'Il Postino'. Bacalov has composed... Wikipedia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Janet Baker

Janet Baker (August 21, 1933-)

Dame Janet Abbott Baker, CH, DBE, FRSA is an English mezzo-soprano best known as an opera, concert, and lieder singer. Wikipedia
Hatfield, South Yorkshire, England

Allen J. Bard (December 18, 1933-)

Allen Joseph Bard is an American chemist. He is the Hackerman-Welch Regents Chair Professor of chemistry and director of the Center for Electrochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin. Bard is considered a “father of modern electrochemistry" for his innovative work developing the scanning electrochemical microscope, his co-discovery of... Wikipedia
New York
John Barry (composer)

John Barry (composer) (November 3, 1933-January 30, 2011)

John Barry Prendergast was an English composer and conductor of film music. He composed the soundtracks for 11 of the 'James Bond' films between 1963 and 1987, and also arranged and performed the "James Bond Theme" to the first film in the series, 1962's 'Dr. No'. He wrote the scores to the award winning films 'Midnight Cowboy', 'Dances with... Wikipedia
York, Yorkshire, England
Glen Cove, New York, United States
Louis Begley

Louis Begley (October 6, 1933-)

Louis Begley is a Polish American novelist. He is best known for writing the semi-autobiographical Holocaust novel, 'Wartime Lies', and the 'Schmidt' trilogy: 'About Schmidt', 'Schmidt Delivered' and 'Schmidt Steps Back'. Wikipedia
Stryi, Poland (now Ukraine)
Irina Beletskaya

Irina Beletskaya (March 10, 1933-)

Irina Petrovna Beletskaya is a professor of chemistry at Moscow State University, where she serves as head of the Organoelement Chemistry laboratory. She specialises in organometallic chemistry and its application to problems in organic chemistry. She is best known for her studies on aromatic reaction mechanisms, as well as work on carbanion... Wikipedia
Saint Petersburg
Jean-Paul Belmondo

Jean-Paul Belmondo (April 9, 1933-)

Jean-Paul Belmondo is a French actor initially associated with the New Wave of the 1960s. Wikipedia
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Ela Bhatt

Ela Bhatt (September 7, 1933-)

Ela Ramesh Bhatt is an Indian cooperative organiser, activist and Gandhian, who founded the Self-Employed Women's Association of India in 1972, and served as its general secretary from 1972 to 1996. A lawyer by training, Bhatt is a part of the international labour, cooperative, women, and micro-finance movements and has won several national and... Wikipedia
Ahmedabad, India
Robert Blake (actor)

Robert Blake (actor) (September 18, 1933-)

Robert Blake is an American actor having starring roles in the film 'In Cold Blood' and the U.S. television series, 'Baretta'. Wikipedia
Nutley, New Jersey, United States

William G. Bowen (October 6, 1933-)

William G. Bowen is President Emeritus of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation where he served as President from 1988 to 2006. He was the president of Princeton University from 1972 to 1988. Wikipedia
Cincinnati, Ohio
Scotty Bowman

Scotty Bowman (September 18, 1933-)

William Scott "Scotty" Bowman, OC is a retired National Hockey League head coach. He holds the record for most wins in league history, with 1,244 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup playoffs and ranks second all-time for most Stanley Cup victories by a player, coach or executive. He coached the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens,... Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
James Brown

James Brown (May 3, 1933-December 25, 2006)

James Joseph Brown was an American singer and dancer. THE founding father of funk music and a major figure of 20th-century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as "The Godfather of Soul". In a career that spanned six decades, Brown influenced the development of several music genres. Wikipedia
Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Doyle Brunson

Doyle Brunson (August 10, 1933-)

Doyle F. Brunson is an American poker player who has played professionally for over 50 years. He is a two-time World Series of Poker Main Event champion, a Poker Hall of Fame inductee, and the author of several books on poker. Wikipedia
Longworth, Fisher County, Texas, Texas, U.S.
Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett (April 26, 1933-)

Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, 'The Carol Burnett Show', for CBS. She has achieved success on stage, television, and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedy roles. Wikipedia
San Antonio, Texas, US
Jerry Buss

Jerry Buss (January 27, 1933-February 18, 2013)

Gerald Hatten "Jerry" Buss was an American businessman, real estate investor and chemist. He was the majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association, winning 10 league championships that were highlighted by the team's Showtime era during the 1980s. Buss also owned other professional... Wikipedia
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Montserrat Caballé

Montserrat Caballé (April 12, 1933-)

Montserrat Caballé is a Spanish operatic soprano. She has sung a wide variety of roles, but is best known as an exponent of the bel canto repertoire, notably the works of Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti and Verdi. She came to the attention of a much wider audience in 1987 when she sang "Barcelona", a duet with Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of the... Wikipedia
Barcelona, Spain
Michael Caine

Michael Caine (March 14, 1933-)

Sir Michael Caine, is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive working class cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is regarded as a British film icon. Wikipedia
Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, London, UK, UK

Zoe Caldwell (September 14, 1933-)

Zoe Caldwell, OBE is an Australian actress. She is a four-time Tony Award winner, and is the voice of the Grand Councilwoman in the 'Lilo & Stitch' franchise. Wikipedia
Melbourne, Australia

Alain Carpentier (August 11, 1933-)

Alain Frédéric Carpentier M.D. Ph.D. is a French surgeon whom the President of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery calls the father of modern mitral valve repair. He is the recipient of the 2007 Lasker Prize. Wikipedia
Toulouse, Haute-Garonne
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (April 1, 1933-)

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji is a French physicist and Nobel Laureate. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with Steven Chu and William Daniel Phillips for research in methods of laser cooling and trapping atoms. He is still an active researcher, working at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. Wikipedia
Constantine, Algeria
Albert Collins

Albert Collins (October 1, 1933-November 24, 1993)

Albert Collins was an American electric blues guitarist and singer with a distinctive guitar style. Collins was noted for his powerful playing and his use of altered tunings and capo. His long association with the Fender Telecaster led to the title "The Master of the Telecaster". Wikipedia
Leona, Texas, United States
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Joan Collins

Joan Collins (May 23, 1933-)

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, DBE is an English actress, author and columnist. Born in Paddington, west London and brought up in Maida Vale, Collins grew up during the Second World War. After making her stage debut in 'A Doll's House' at the age of 9, she was trained as an actress at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. After eighteen months... Wikipedia
Paddington, London, England, UK
Bert Convy

Bert Convy (July 23, 1933-July 15, 1991)

Bernard Whalen "Bert" Convy was an American actor, singer, game show host and panelist known for his tenure as the host for 'Tattletales', 'Super Password', and 'Win, Lose or Draw'. Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Tim Conway

Tim Conway (December 15, 1933-)

Thomas Daniel "Tim" Conway is an American comedian and actor, who is best known for his role as the inept Ensign Charles Parker in the 1960s World War II-set situation comedy, 'McHale's Navy', for his sketch comedy as a co-star on the 1970s variety program, 'The Carol Burnett Show,' for starring as the title character in the Dorf series of comedy... Wikipedia
Willoughby, Ohio, U.S.
Costa-Gavras

Costa-Gavras (February 12, 1933-)

Costa-Gavras is a Greek-French film director and producer, who lives and works in France. He is known for films with overt political themes, most famously the fast-paced thriller, 'Z', but he has also made comedies. Most of his movies have been made in French, however, six have made in English: 'Missing', 'Hannah K.', 'Betrayed', 'Music Box', 'Mad... Wikipedia
Loutra Iraias, Greece
Bryce Courtenay

Bryce Courtenay (August 14, 1933-November 22, 2012)

Bryce Courtenay, AM was a South African novelist who also held Australian citizenship. He is one of Australia's best-selling authors, notable for his book 'The Power of One'. Wikipedia
Johannesburg, South Africa
Canberra, Australia
Les Crane

Les Crane (December 3, 1933-July 13, 2008)

Les Crane, born Lesley Stein, was a radio announcer and television talk show host, a pioneer in interactive broadcasting who also scored a spoken word hit with his 1971 recording of the poem 'Desiderata', winning a "Best Spoken Word" Grammy. Wikipedia
Long Beach, New York, USA
Greenbrae, California, USA
Paul J. Crutzen

Paul J. Crutzen (December 3, 1933-)

Paul Jozef Crutzen is a Dutch, Nobel Prize-winning, atmospheric chemist. Wikipedia
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Robert Curl

Robert Curl (August 23, 1933-)

Journal Articles: *Curl, R. F. and G. P. Glass. "Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy and Chemical Kinetics of Free Radicals, Final Technical Report," Rice University, United States Department of Energy. Wikipedia
Alice, Texas, United States
Rudi van Dantzig

Rudi van Dantzig (August 4, 1933-January 19, 2012)

Rudi van Dantzig was a Dutch choreographer, ballet dancer and writer. From 1965 until his death he was the artistic co-leader of the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Wikipedia
Henry Darrow

Henry Darrow (September 15, 1933-)

Henry Darrow is a prolific Puerto Rican-American character actor of stage and film. Darrow is probably best remembered for his role as Manolito Montoya on the 1960s television series 'The High Chaparral'. He later played the corrupt and vengeful Trooper Hancock in 'The Hitcher'. He later replaced Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. as Don Alejandro de la Vega in... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.

Jim Davenport (August 17, 1933-)

James Houston Davenport is a former Major League Baseball infielder who played his entire career with the San Francisco Giants. The right-handed batter and thrower attended The University of Southern Mississippi. Wikipedia
Siluria, Alabama

Gordon Davidson (director) (May 7, 1933-)

Gordon Davidson is an American stage and film director. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York
Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann

Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann (February 5, 1933-)

Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, M.M. is a Nicaraguan diplomat, politician and Catholic priest of the Maryknoll Society of missionaries. He was recently nominated as Libyan Representative to the UN, a request which is currently pending. As the President of the United Nations General Assembly from September 2008 to September 2009, he presided over the... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby (January 18, 1933-September 12, 2013)

Ray Milton Dolby, OBE was an American engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR. He helped develop the video tape recorder while at Ampex and was the founder of Dolby Laboratories. Wikipedia
Portland, Oregon, United States
San Francisco, California, United States
Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas (September 26, 1933-)

Donna Douglas is an American actress, best known for her role as Elly May Clampett in the CBS television series, 'The Beverly Hillbillies'. Wikipedia
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Kerstin Ekman

Kerstin Ekman (August 27, 1933-)

Kerstin Lillemor Ekman, née Hjorth is a Swedish novelist. Wikipedia
Risinge, Östergötland, Sweden
Akira Endo (biochemist)

Akira Endo (biochemist) (November 14, 1933-)

Akira Endo is a Japanese biochemist whose research into the relationship between fungi and cholesterol biosynthesis led to the development of statin drugs, which are some of the best-selling pharmaceuticals in history. He was awarded the 22nd Japan Prize in 2006 and the Lasker Award in 2008. Wikipedia
Higashiyuri (present-day Yurihonjō, Akita)

Sergio Endrigo (June 15, 1933-September 7, 2005)

Sergio Endrigo was an Italian singer-songwriter. Wikipedia
Pola, Istria, Italy
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Richard R. Ernst

Richard R. Ernst (August 14, 1933-)

Richard Robert Ernst is a Swiss physical chemist and Nobel Laureate. Wikipedia
Winterthur, Switzerland
Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams (March 17, 1933-)

Myrlie Evers-Williams is a civil rights activist and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the murder of her civil rights activist husband Medgar Evers in 1963. She was also chairwoman of the NAACP, and published several books on topics related to civil rights and her husband’s legacy. On January 21, 2013, she delivered... Wikipedia
Vicksburg, Mississippi USA

Kolbein Falkeid (December 19, 1933-)

Kolbein Falkeid is one of the most widely read contemporary Norwegian poets. He is known for a lyrical poet's voice that is at once philosophical and approachable. Wikipedia
Jerry Falwell

Jerry Falwell (August 11, 1933-May 15, 2007)

Jerry Lamon Falwell, Sr. was an American evangelical Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and a conservative political commentator. He was known for his stance against homosexuality. He was the founding pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, a megachurch in Lynchburg, Virginia. He founded Lynchburg Christian Academy in 1967 and Liberty... Wikipedia
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States

Judah Folkman (February 24, 1933-January 14, 2008)

Moses Judah Folkman was an American medical scientist best known for his research on tumor angiogenesis, the process by which a tumor attracts blood vessels to nourish itself and sustain its existence. He founded the field of angiogenesis research, which has led to the discovery of a number of therapies based on inhibiting or stimulating... Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio
Denver, Colorado

José Fonseca e Costa (June 27, 1933-)

José Fonseca e Costa, GCIH is a Portuguese film director. He is one of the founders of the Portuguese Cinema Novo. Wikipedia
Angola

Michael Frayn (September 8, 1933-)

Michael Frayn, FRSL is an English playwright and novelist. He is best known as the author of the farce 'Noises Off' and the dramas 'Copenhagen' and 'Democracy'. His novels, such as 'Towards the End of the Morning', 'Headlong' and 'Spies', have also been critical and commercial successes, making him one of the handful of writers in the English... Wikipedia
London, England, UK

John Glines (October 11, 1933-)

John Glines is an American playwright and producer. Wikipedia
Robert Goulet

Robert Goulet (November 26, 1933-October 30, 2007)

Robert Gerard Goulet was an American singer and actor of French Canadian ancestry and Canadian upbringing and training after birth in Massachusetts. He was cast as Sir Lancelot and originated the role in the 1960 Broadway musical 'Camelot' starring opposite theatre giants Richard Burton and Julie Andrews. He took Broadway by storm and achieved... Wikipedia
Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Sirkazhi Govindarajan

Sirkazhi Govindarajan (January 19, 1933-March 24, 1988)

Sirkazhi Govindarajan was a leading vocalist in Carnatic Music. Wikipedia
Sirkazhi, Madras Presidency, British India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Phil Goyette

Phil Goyette (October 31, 1933-)

Joseph Georges Philippe Goyette is a retired professional ice hockey center who played in the NHL for 16 seasons between 1956 and 1972. Wikipedia
Lachine, QC, CAN
Jerzy Grotowski

Jerzy Grotowski (August 11, 1933-January 14, 1999)

Jerzy Grotowski was a Polish innovative theatre director and theorist whose approaches to acting, training and theatrical production have significantly influenced theatre today. He was born in Rzeszów, in South-eastern Poland in 1933 and studied acting and directing at the State Theatre School in Krakow and in Moscow. He debuted as a director in... Wikipedia
Rzeszów, Poland
Pontedera, Italy
Niède Guidon

Niède Guidon (March 12, 1933-)

Niède Guidon is a Brazilian archaeologist who was born on the 12 March 1933 in Jaú, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. She has won international recognition and support for her struggle to protect Brazil's rich archaeological heritage. Wikipedia
Jaú, São Paulo, Brazil
John Gurdon

John Gurdon (October 2, 1933-)

Sir John Bertrand Gurdon, FRS, FMedSci, is an English developmental biologist. He is best known for his pioneering research in nuclear transplantation and cloning. He was awarded the Lasker Award in 2009. In 2012, he and Shinya Yamanaka were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for the discovery that mature cells can be converted to... Wikipedia
Dippenhall, Hampshire, England
Fred Haise

Fred Haise (November 14, 1933-)

Fred Wallace Haise, Jr. is an American engineer and former NASA astronaut. He is one of only 24 humans to have flown to the Moon, as Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 13. He was to have been the sixth human to land and walk on the Moon, but the mission had to be aborted due to a spacecraft failure. He went on to fly Space Shuttle Approach and Landing... Wikipedia
Biloxi, Mississippi
Jack Haley, Jr.

Jack Haley, Jr. (October 25, 1933-April 21, 2001)

Jack Haley, Jr. was an American film director, producer and writer, twice winner of the Emmy Award. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California
Santa Monica, California
Brett Halsey

Brett Halsey (June 20, 1933-)

Brett Halsey is an American film actor, sometimes credited as Montgomery Ford. He had a prolific career in B pictures and in European-made feature films. He originated the role of John Abbott on the soap opera 'The Young and the Restless', a role he filled only from May 1980 to March 1981, when he was replaced by Jerry Douglas. Wikipedia
Santa Ana, California, U.S.

Sheila Hancock (February 22, 1933-)

Sheila Cameron Hancock, CBE is an English actress and author. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in Play in 1966 for 'Entertaining Mr Sloane.' Wikipedia
Blackgang, Isle of Wight, England, UK
Jack Hanrahan

Jack Hanrahan (<a href="/born/year/1933" title="Celebrities Born in 1933">1933</a>-April 28, 2008)

Jack Hanrahan was an American Emmy Award-winning comedy writer. Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Madhur Jaffrey

Madhur Jaffrey (August 13, 1933-)

Madhur Jaffrey CBE is an Indian actress, active in radio, theatre, television and film as well as a food writer, authoring numerous cookbooks and television chef and entrepreneur who, alongside acclaimed performances in such films as 'Shakespeare Wallah', 'Six Degrees of Separation' and 'Heat and Dust', introduced the Western world to the many... Wikipedia
Delhi, British India
Parnelli Jones

Parnelli Jones (August 12, 1933-)

Rufus Parnell "Parnelli" Jones, is a retired American racing driver and race car owner. He is most remembered for his accomplishments at the Indianapolis 500. In 1962, he became the first driver to qualify over 150 mph. He won the race in 1963, then famously broke down while leading the 1967 race with three laps to go in a turbine car. During his... Wikipedia
Texarkana, Arkansas
Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones (March 14, 1933-)

Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian. His career spans six decades in the entertainment industry and a record 79 Grammy Award nominations, 27 Grammys, including a... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Joshua Jortner

Joshua Jortner (March 14, 1933-)

Joshua Jortner is an Israeli physical chemist. He is a Professor Emeritus at the School of Chemistry, The Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv, Israel. Wikipedia
Tarnów, Poland
William Kahan

William Kahan (June 5, 1933-)

William Morton Kahan is a mathematician and computer scientist who received the Turing Award in 1989 for "'his fundamental contributions to numerical analysis'", was named an ACM Fellow in 1994, and inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in 2005. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Puttanna Kanagal

Puttanna Kanagal (December 1, 1933-June 5, 1985)

Puttanna Kanagal, born as Shubraveshti Ramaswamiah Seetharama Sharma, was an Indian filmmaker and is considered as one of Kannada's cinema's greatest filmmakers. He was born in Kanagal, a village in the erstwhile Kingdom of Mysore into a poor Kannada Brahmin family. Starting his career as a publicity boy, Kanagal was drawn into independent... Wikipedia
Kanagal, Karnataka
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Charles K. Kao

Charles K. Kao (November 4, 1933-)

The Honourable Sir Charles Kuen Kao, GBM, KBE, FRS, FREng is a Chinese-born Hong Kong, American and British electrical engineer and physicist who pioneered in the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Kao, known as the "'Godfather of Broadband'", "'Father of Fiber Optics'" or "'Father of Fiber Optic Communications'", was... Wikipedia
Shanghai, China

Lawrence Kasha (December 3, 1933-September 29, 1990)

Lawrence Kasha was a Tony Award-winning American theatre producer and director, playwright, and stage manager. Wikipedia
Larry King

Larry King (November 19, 1933-)

Larry King is an American television and radio host whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and ten Cable ACE Awards. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Michael Korda (October 8, 1933-)

Michael Korda is an English-born writer and novelist who was editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster in New York City. Wikipedia
London, United Kingdom
Jerzy Kosiński

Jerzy Kosiński (June 14, 1933-May 3, 1991)

Jerzy Kosiński, born Józef Lewinkopf, was an award-winning Polish-American novelist and two-time President of the American Chapter of P.E.N., who wrote primarily in English. Born in Poland, he survived World War II and, as a young man, emigrated to the U.S., where he became a citizen. Wikipedia
Łódź, Poland
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Reiner Kunze

Reiner Kunze (August 16, 1933-)

Reiner Kunze is a German writer and GDR dissident. He studied media and journalism at the University of Leipzig. In 1968, he left the GDR state party SED following the communist Warsaw Pact countries invasion of Czechoslovakia in response to the Prague Spring. He had to publish his work under various pseudonyms. In 1976 his most famous book 'The... Wikipedia
Alfredo Landa

Alfredo Landa (March 3, 1933-May 9, 2013)

Alfredo Landa Areta was a Spanish actor. Wikipedia
Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
Madrid, Spain
Don Lane

Don Lane (November 13, 1933-October 22, 2009)

Morton Donald Isaacson, known professionally as "Don Lane", was a Gold Logie winning American-born talk show host and singer. Lane became best known for his television career in Australia, especially for hosting 'The Don Lane Show' which aired on the Nine Network from 1975 to 1983. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Hope Lange

Hope Lange (November 28, 1933-December 19, 2003)

Hope Elise Ross Lange was an American film, stage, and television actress. Wikipedia
Redding, Connecticut
Santa Monica, California
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (April 25, 1933-August 22, 2011)

Jerome "Jerry" Leiber and Mike Stoller were American songwriting and record producing partners. Stoller was the composer and Leiber the lyricist. Wikipedia
Baltimore, Maryland
Los Angeles, California
Shari Lewis

Shari Lewis (January 17, 1933-August 2, 1998)

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New York City, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States

William Link (December 15, 1933-)

William Theodore Link is an American film and television writer and producer who often worked in collaboration with Richard Levinson. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively (March 17, 1933-)

Dame Penelope Margaret Lively DBE FRSL is a British writer of fiction for both children and adults. She has won both the Booker Prize and the Carnegie Medal for British children's books. Wikipedia
Cairo, Egypt

Peter Loewenberg (<a href="/born/year/1933" title="Celebrities Born in 1933">1933</a>-)

Peter Loewenberg is a teacher of “European cultural, intellectual, German, Austrian and Swiss history. Political Psychology, integrating the identities of an historian and political psychologist with the clinical practice of psychoanalysis” at UCLA. Wikipedia
Edward Lucie-Smith

Edward Lucie-Smith (February 27, 1933-)

John Edward McKenzie Lucie-Smith is a British writer, poet, art critic, curator, broadcaster and author of exhibition catalogues. Wikipedia
Kingston, Jamaica
Proinsias Mac Aonghusa

Proinsias Mac Aonghusa (<a href="/born/year/1933" title="Celebrities Born in 1933">1933</a>-2003)

Proinsias Mac Aonghusa was a vice-chairman of Ireland's Labour Party. He edited and wrote an introduction to 'Corish Speaks', a collection of speeches by Brendan Corish, who was then Leader of the party. He was expelled from the Labour Party on 12 January 1967 for "activities injurious" to the party. He was a broadcaster for Radio Éireann, and for... Wikipedia
Galway, Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
Madhu (actor)

Madhu (actor) (September 23, 1933-)

Madhavan Nair, commonly known by his stage name Madhu, is an actor in Malayalam cinema. He was a prominent lead actor during the 60s and 70s. He has also directed and produced films, and at one time he owned Uma film studio. He was awarded with Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2013. He won 4 Filmfare Awards for his entire acting career. Wikipedia
Travancore, British India , Kerala.

Spiro Malas (January 28, 1933-)

Spiro Malas is a Greek-American bass-baritone opera singer. Wikipedia
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield (April 19, 1933-June 29, 1967)

Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theatre, and television. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early 'Playboy' Playmates. She was a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s and 20th Century Fox's alternative to Marilyn Monroe who came to be known as the "Working Man's Monroe". She was also... Wikipedia
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
U.S. Route 90 near Slidell, Louisiana, United States
Peter Mansfield

Peter Mansfield (October 9, 1933-)

Sir Peter Mansfield, BSc, PhD, FRS, is an English physicist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Paul Lauterbur, for discoveries concerning Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Sir Peter is a professor at the University of Nottingham. Wikipedia
Lambeth, London, England

Cormac McCarthy (July 20, 1933-)

Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the southern gothic, western, and post-apocalyptic genres. He won the Pulitzer Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction for 'The Road'. His 2005 novel 'No Country for Old Men' was adapted as a 2007 film of the same name, which... Wikipedia
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
David McCullough

David McCullough (July 7, 1933-)

David Gaub McCullough is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award. Wikipedia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ruth Millikan (<a href="/born/year/1933" title="Celebrities Born in 1933">1933</a>-)

Ruth Garrett Millikan is a well-known American philosopher of biology, psychology, and language. She was awarded the Jean Nicod Prize and gave the 'Jean Nicod Lectures' in Paris in 2002. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2014. Wikipedia
Tin Moe

Tin Moe (November 19, 1933-January 22, 2007)

Tin Moe was a Burmese poet. Wikipedia
Myingyan, Taungtha township
Los Angeles, California
Irmtraud Morgner

Irmtraud Morgner (August 22, 1933-May 6, 1990)

Irmtraud Morgner, was a German writer, best known for works of magical realism concerned predominantly with the role of gender in East German society. Wikipedia
Chemnitz, Germany
Berlin, East Germany

Warren Murphy (September 13, 1933-)

Warren Murphy is an American author, most famous as the co-creator of 'The Destroyer' series, the basis for the film 'Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins'. Wikipedia
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson (April 29, 1933-)

Willie Hugh Nelson is an American singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, author, poet, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album 'Shotgun Willie', combined with the critical and commercial success of 'Red Headed Stranger' and 'Stardust', made Nelson one of the most recognized artists in country music. He was one of the main figures of... Wikipedia
Abbott, Texas, United States of America
Phyllis Newman

Phyllis Newman (March 19, 1933-)

Phyllis Newman is an American actress and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre production of 'Subways Are for Sleeping' and has been nominated twice for the Drama Desk Award. Wikipedia
Jersey City, New Jersey United States
Julie Newmar

Julie Newmar (August 16, 1933-)

Julie Newmar is an American actress, dancer, and singer, known for a variety of stage, screen, and television roles. She won a Tony Award in 1959 and played Catwoman in the 1960s 'Batman' television series. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cees Nooteboom

Cees Nooteboom (July 31, 1933-)

Cees Nooteboom is a Dutch novelist, poet, and journalist. He has won numerous literary awards and has been mentioned as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature. Wikipedia
The Hague, Netherlands
Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono (February 18, 1933-)

Yoko Ono, is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, and peace activist. She is the widow and second wife of John Lennon and is also known for her work in avant-garde art, music, and filmmaking. Wikipedia
Tokyo, Japan
Joe Orton

Joe Orton (June 23, 1933-August 9, 1967)

John Kingsley "Joe" Orton was an English playwright and author. His public career was short but prolific, lasting from 1964 until his death three years later. During this brief period he shocked, outraged, and amused audiences with his scandalous black comedies. The adjective 'Ortonesque' is sometimes used to refer to work characterised by a... Wikipedia
Leicester, England
Islington, London, England
Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom (August 7, 1933-June 12, 2012)

Elinor Claire "Lin" Ostrom was an American political economist whose work was associated with the New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy. In 2009, she shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Oliver E. Williamson for "her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons". To date, she remains the... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, U.S.
Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Penderecki (November 23, 1933-)

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki is a Polish composer and conductor. 'The Guardian' has called him Poland's greatest living composer. Among his best known works are his 'Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima', 'St. Luke Passion', 'Polish Requiem', 'Anaklasis', four operas, eight symphonies and other orchestral pieces, a variety of instrumental... Wikipedia
Dębica, Poland
Arno Allan Penzias

Arno Allan Penzias (April 26, 1933-)

Arno Allan Penzias is an American physicist, radio astronomer and Nobel laureate in physics who is co-discoverer of the cosmic microwave background radiation, which helped establish the Big Bang theory of cosmology. Wikipedia
Munich, Germany
Edmund Phelps

Edmund Phelps (July 26, 1933-)

Edmund Strother Phelps, Jr. is an American economist and the winner of the 2006 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Early in his career he became renowned for his research at Yale's Cowles Foundation in the first half of the 1960s on the sources of economic growth. His demonstration of the Golden Rule savings rate, a concept first devised by... Wikipedia
Evanston, Illinois

Richard Pilbrow (April 28, 1933-)

Richard Pilbrow is an internationally renowned stage lighting designer, author, theatre design consultant, and theatrical producer, film producer and television producer. He was the first British lighting designer to light a Broadway musical on the Broadway stage with the musical 'Zorba'. Wikipedia
Nicholas Pileggi

Nicholas Pileggi (February 22, 1933-)

Nicholas Pileggi is an American author and screenwriter. Pileggi was born and raised in New York City, the son of Susan and Nick Pileggi, a shoe store owner. Wikipedia
New York City
Michelangelo Pistoletto

Michelangelo Pistoletto (June 25, 1933-)

Michelangelo Pistoletto is an Italian painter, action and object artist, and art theorist. Pistoletto is acknowledged as one of the main representatives of the Italian Arte Povera. His work mainly deals with the subject matter of reflection and the unification of art and everyday life in terms of a Gesamtkunstwerk. Wikipedia
Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski (August 18, 1933-)

Roman Polanski is a Polish and, since 1976, naturalized-French film director, producer, writer, and actor. Having made films in Poland, the United Kingdom, France and the United States, he is considered one of the few "truly international filmmakers." Polanski's films have inspired diverse directors, including the Coen brothers, Wes Anderson, David... Wikipedia
Paris, France
Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Pournelle (August 7, 1933-)

Jerry Eugene Pournelle is an American science fiction writer, essayist and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine 'Byte'. Wikipedia
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Reynolds Price

Reynolds Price (February 1, 1933-January 20, 2011)

Reynolds Price, born Edward Reynolds Price, was an American poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University. Apart from English literature, Price had a lifelong interest in Biblical scholarship. He was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Wikipedia
Macon, North Carolina
Durham, North Carolina
Brigitte Reimann

Brigitte Reimann (July 21, 1933-February 22, 1973)

Brigitte Reimann was a German writer who is best known for her posthumously published novel 'Franziska Linkerhand'. Wikipedia
Burg bei Magdeburg
East Berlin
Ann Richards

Ann Richards (September 1, 1933-September 13, 2006)

Dorothy Ann Willis Richards was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Texas. A Democrat, she first came to national attention as the state treasurer of Texas, when she delivered the keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention. Richards served as the 45th Governor of Texas from 1991 to 1995 and was defeated for re-election... Wikipedia
Lakeview, Texas, U.S.
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Helmuth Rilling

Helmuth Rilling (May 29, 1933-)

Helmuth Rilling is a German choral conductor. He is the founder of the Gächinger Kantorei, the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, the Oregon Bach Festival, the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart and other Bach Academies worldwide, as well as the "Festival Ensemble Stuttgart" and the "Junges Stuttgarter Bach Ensemble". He led the Frankfurter Kantorei from... Wikipedia
Stuttgart
Chita Rivera

Chita Rivera (January 23, 1933-)

Chita Rivera is an American actress, dancer, and singer best known for her roles in musical theatre. She is the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. Wikipedia
Washington, D.C., USA
Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers (June 8, 1933-September 4, 2014)

Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona—where she was alternately self-deprecating or sharply acerbic, especially toward celebrities and politicians. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers (July 23, 1933-)

Richard George Rogers, Baron Rogers of Riverside, CH, Kt, FRIBA, FCSD, HonFREng is a British architect noted for his modernist and functionalist designs in high-tech architecture. Wikipedia
Florence, Italy
John Roseboro

John Roseboro (May 13, 1933-August 16, 2002)

John Junior Roseboro was a Major League Baseball catcher and coach, who was born in Ashland, Ohio. Wikipedia
Ashland, Ohio
Los Angeles, California
Philip Roth

Philip Roth (March 19, 1933-)

Philip Milton Roth is an American novelist. Wikipedia
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Savitri (actress)

Savitri (actress) (December 6, 1933-December 26, 1981)

Kommareddy Savitri was an Indian film actress, director and producer. She appeared in Telugu as well as Tamil, Kannada and Hindi language films. In 1960, she received the Rashtrapati Award for her performance in the Telugu film 'Chivaraku Migiledi'. Wikipedia
Andhra Pradesh, Chirravur, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Mostafa El-Sayed

Mostafa El-Sayed (May 8, 1933-)

Mostafa A. El-Sayed is an Egyptian-American chemical physicist, a leading nanoscience researcher, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a US National Medal of Science laureate. He is also known for the spectroscopy rule named after him, the 'El-Sayed' rule. Wikipedia
Zifta, Egypt
R. Murray Schafer

R. Murray Schafer (July 18, 1933-)

Raymond Murray Schafer is a Canadian composer, writer, music educator and environmentalist perhaps best known for his 'World Soundscape Project', concern for acoustic ecology, and his book 'The Tuning of the World'. He was notably the first recipient of the Jules Léger Prize in 1978. Wikipedia
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

Elizabeth Seal (August 28, 1933-)

Elizabeth Seal is a British actress. In 1961, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance in the title role of 'Irma La Douce'. Wikipedia
Genoa, Italy

Evelyn Ay Sempier (March 8, 1933-October 18, 2008)

Evelyn Margaret Sempier was winner of the 1954 Miss America beauty pageant. Wikipedia
Ephrata, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen (November 3, 1933-)

Amartya Kumar Sen is an Indian economist and philosopher of Bengali origin, who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, and indexes of the measure of well-being of citizens of... Wikipedia
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Robert Shea

Robert Shea (February 14, 1933-March 10, 1994)

Robert Joseph Shea was an American novelist and former journalist best known as co-author with Robert Anton Wilson of the science fantasy trilogy 'Illuminatus!'. It became a cult success and was later turned into a marathon-length stage show put on at the British National Theatre and elsewhere. In 1986 it won the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award. Shea... Wikipedia
Shoaib Sultan Khan

Shoaib Sultan Khan (July 11, 1933-)

Shoaib Sultan Khan is one of the pioneers of rural development programmes in Pakistan. As a CSP Officer, he worked with the Government of Pakistan for 25 years, later on he served Geneva-based Aga Khan Foundation for 12 years and UNICEF and UNDP for 14 years. Since his retirement, he has been involved with the Rural Support Programmes of Pakistan... Wikipedia
Moradabad, India

Norm Siebern (July 26, 1933-)

Norman Leroy Siebern was a Major League Baseball player for the New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, California Angels, San Francisco Giants, and Boston Red Sox from to . His best season came in with the A's, when he hit 25 home runs, had 117 runs batted in and a .308 batting average. He might be most remembered however, as... Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri
Álvaro Siza Vieira

Álvaro Siza Vieira (June 25, 1933-)

Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira, GOSE, GCIH, is a Portuguese architect, and architectural educator. He is internationally known as Alvaro Siza. Wikipedia
Matosinhos, Portugal
Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith (July 9, 1933-)

Hedrick Smith was a reporter and editor for 'The New York Times', a producer/correspondent for the PBS show 'Frontline', and author of several books. Wikipedia
Kilmacolm, Scotland
Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith (January 9, 1933-)

Wilbur Addison Smith is a South African novelist specialising in historical fiction about the international involvement in Southern Africa across three centuries, seen from the viewpoints of both black and white families. Wikipedia
Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia1
Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag (January 16, 1933-December 28, 2004)

Susan Sontag was an American writer and filmmaker, teacher and political activist, publishing her first major work, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964. Her best known works include 'On Photography', 'Against Interpretation', 'Styles of Radical Will', 'The Way We Live Now', 'Illness as Metaphor', 'Regarding the Pain of Others', 'The Volcano Lover'... Wikipedia
New York City, New York
New York City, New York
C. V. Sridhar

C. V. Sridhar (August 16, 1933-October 20, 2008)

C. V. Sridhar was a South Indian screenwriter and film director. He has directed nearly 60 films in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu. Wikipedia
Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai Malar Hospital

David Storey (July 13, 1933-)

David Rhames Storey is an English playwright, screenwriter, award-winning novelist and a former professional rugby league player. Wikipedia
Wakefield, Yorkshire
Claire Tomalin

Claire Tomalin (June 20, 1933-)

Claire Tomalin is an English author and journalist, known for her biographies on Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Samuel Pepys, Jane Austen, and Mary Wollstonecraft. Wikipedia
London, England, UK
Conway Twitty

Conway Twitty (September 1, 1933-June 5, 1993)

Conway Twitty was an American musician and singer. He had success in the country, rock, R&B, and pop genres. He held the record for the most number one singles of any act, with 40 No. 1 'Billboard' country hits, until George Strait broke the record in 2006. From 1971 to 1976, Twitty received a string of Country Music Association awards for duets... Wikipedia
Friars Point, Mississippi
Springfield, Missouri
Ian Tyson

Ian Tyson (September 25, 1933-)

Ian Dawson Tyson CM, AOE is a Canadian singer-songwriter, best known for his song "Four Strong Winds". He was also one half of the duo Ian & Sylvia. Wikipedia
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Johnny Unitas

Johnny Unitas (May 7, 1933-September 11, 2002)

John Constantine Unitas, known as Johnny Unitas or "Johnny U", and nicknamed "The Golden Arm", was a Lithuanian American professional American football player in the 1950s through the 1970s. He spent the majority of his career playing for the Baltimore Colts. He was a record-setting quarterback, and the National Football League's most valuable... Wikipedia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Timonium, Maryland

Tamás Vásáry (August 11, 1933-)

Tamás Vásáry is a Hungarian concert pianist and conductor. Wikipedia

Robin Wagner (designer) (August 31, 1933-)

Robin Samuel Anton Wagner is an American scenic designer. Wikipedia
San Francisco
David Weatherall

David Weatherall (March 9, 1933-)

Sir David John Weatherall, FRS is a British physician and researcher in molecular genetics, haematology, pathology and clinical medicine. Wikipedia
Sanford I. Weill

Sanford I. Weill (March 16, 1933-)

Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill is an American banker, financier and philanthropist. He is a former chief executive and chairman of Citigroup. He served in those positions from 1998 until October 1, 2003, and April 18, 2006, respectively. Wikipedia
Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York
Steven Weinberg

Steven Weinberg (May 3, 1933-)

Steven Weinberg is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles. Wikipedia
New York, U.S.
Donald E. Westlake

Donald E. Westlake (July 12, 1933-December 31, 2008)

Donald Edwin Westlake was an American writer, with over a hundred novels and non-fiction books to his credit. He specialized in crime fiction, especially comic capers, with an occasional foray into science fiction or other genres. He was a three-time Edgar Award winner, one of only three writers to win Edgars in three different categories. In 1993,... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Mexico
Kenny Wharram

Kenny Wharram (July 2, 1933-)

Kenneth Malcolm Wharram is a retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League, all with the Chicago Black Hawks. He won a Stanley Cup in 1961. Wikipedia
Ferris, ON, CAN
Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder (June 11, 1933-)

Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, is an American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist. Wikipedia
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Gordon S. Wood

Gordon S. Wood (November 27, 1933-)

Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University and the recipient of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for History for 'The Radicalism of the American Revolution'. His book 'The Creation of the American Republic, 1776–1787' won a 1970 Bancroft Prize. In 2010, he was awarded the National Humanities... Wikipedia
Concord, Massachusetts, United States

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