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Anna Maria Alberghetti

Anna Maria Alberghetti (May 15, 1936-)

Anna Maria Alberghetti is an Italian operatic singer and actress. Wikipedia
Pesaro, Italy
Alan Alda

Alan Alda (January 28, 1936-)

Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series 'M*A*S*H' and Arnold Vinick in 'The West Wing', and his supporting role in the 2004 film 'The Aviator', for which he was nominated for an Academy... Wikipedia
New York City
C. Aswath

C. Aswath (December 29, 1936-December 29, 2009)

C. Aswath was an Indian music composer and exponent of Bhavageete in the Kannada language. He was also a singer, and had sung many of his own compositions. He was credited with singing Bhavageete songs and making sure that they reached the common man. Wikipedia
Richard Bach

Richard Bach (June 23, 1936-)

Richard David Bach is an American writer. He is widely known as the author of the hugely popular 1970s best-sellers 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull' and 'Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah', among others. Bach's books espouse his philosophy that our apparent physical limits and mortality are merely appearance. Bach is noted for his love... Wikipedia
Oak Park, Illinois, USA

Robert Barnard (November 23, 1936-September 19, 2013)

Robert Barnard was an English crime writer, critic and lecturer. Wikipedia
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (September 3, 1936-)

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is a Tunisian political figure who was the second President of Tunisia from 1987 to 2011. Ben Ali was appointed Prime Minister in October 1987, and he assumed the Presidency on 7 November 1987 in a bloodless coup d'état that ousted President Habib Bourguiba, who was declared incompetent. Ben Ali was subsequently reelected... Wikipedia
Hammam Sousse, French Tunisia

Richard Rodney Bennett (March 29, 1936-December 24, 2012)

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, CBE was an English composer of film, TV and concert music, and also a jazz pianist. He was based in New York City from 1979 until his death there in 2012. Wikipedia
Broadstairs, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi (September 29, 1936-)

Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, media tycoon, frequent criminal defendant and convicted tax evader who served three times as Prime Minister of Italy, from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. Berlusconi is the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owner of the Italian football club A.C. Milan since 1986. He is... Wikipedia
Milan, Italy
James Bevel

James Bevel (October 19, 1936-December 19, 2008)

James Luther Bevel was a leader of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement who, as the Director of Direct Action and Director of Nonviolent Education of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference initiated, strategized, directed, and developed SCLC's three major successes of the era: the 1963 Birmingham Children's Crusade, the 1965 Selma Voting Rights... Wikipedia
Itta Bena, Mississippi
Springfield, Virginia
Wolf Biermann

Wolf Biermann (November 15, 1936-)

Karl Wolf Biermann is a German singer-songwriter and former East German dissident. He is perhaps best known for the 1968 song "Ermutigung" and his expatriation from East Germany in 1976. Wikipedia
Hamburg, Germany
J. Michael Bishop

J. Michael Bishop (February 22, 1936-)

John Michael Bishop is an American immunologist and microbiologist who shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Harold E. Varmus and was co-winner of 1984 Alfred P. Sloan Prize. He currently serves as an active faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco. Wikipedia
Günter Blobel

Günter Blobel (May 21, 1936-)

Günter Blobel is a Silesian German biologist and 1999 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell. Wikipedia
Waltersdorf (today: Niegosławice)
Herbert Boyer

Herbert Boyer (July 10, 1936-)

Herbert W. Boyer is a researcher and entrepreneur in biotechnology. Along with Stanley N. Cohen and Paul Berg he discovered a method to coax bacteria into producing foreign proteins, thereby jump starting the field of genetic engineering. He is recipient of the 1990 National Medal of Science, co-recipient of the 1996 Lemelson–MIT Prize, and a... Wikipedia
Chuck Brown

Chuck Brown (August 28, 1936-May 16, 2012)

Charles Louis "Chuck" Brown was an American guitarist and singer who is affectionately called "the Godfather of Go-go". Go-go is a subgenre of funk music developed in and around Washington, D.C. in the mid and late 1970s. While its musical classification, influences, and origins are debated, Brown is regarded as the fundamental force behind the... Wikipedia
United States
John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Jim Brown

Jim Brown (February 17, 1936-)

James Nathaniel "Jim" Brown is an American former professional football player and actor. He is best known for his exceptional and record-setting nine-year career as a running back for the NFL Cleveland Browns from 1957 to 1965. In 2002, he was named by 'Sporting News' as the greatest professional football player ever. He is widely considered to be... Wikipedia
St. Simons Island, Georgia

Trisha Brown (November 25, 1936-)

Trisha Brown is a postmodernist American choreographer and dancer. Wikipedia
Aberdeen, Washington, U.S.
Ruth Buzzi

Ruth Buzzi (July 24, 1936-)

Ruth Ann Buzzi is an American comedian and actress of theatre, film, and television. She is especially known for her performances on the comedy-variety show 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In' from 1968 to 1973. Wikipedia
Westerly, Rhode Island, U.S.
A. S. Byatt

A. S. Byatt (August 24, 1936-)

Dame Antonia Susan Duffy, DBE, known as A. S. Byatt, is an English novelist, poet and Booker Prize winner. In 2008, 'The Times' newspaper named her on its list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945. Wikipedia
Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell (April 22, 1936-)

Glen Travis Campbell is an American country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting a variety show called 'The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour' on CBS television. Wikipedia
Delight, Arkansas, U.S.

David Caute (December 16, 1936-)

John David Caute is a British author, novelist, playwright, historian and journalist. Wikipedia
Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett (November 19, 1936-)

Richard Alva "Dick" Cavett is an American former television talk show host known for his conversational style and in-depth discussions. Cavett appeared regularly on nationally broadcast television in the United States in five consecutive decades, the 1960s through the 2000s. Wikipedia
Gibbon, Nebraska, United States
Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain (August 21, 1936-October 12, 1999)

Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player. He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association; he played for the University of Kansas and also for the Harlem Globetrotters before playing in the NBA. The 7 foot 1 inch Chamberlain... Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bel Air, California
Jean-Pierre Changeux

Jean-Pierre Changeux (April 6, 1936-)

Jean-Pierre Changeux is a French neuroscientist known for his research in several fields of biology, from the structure and function of proteins, to the early development of the nervous system up to cognitive functions. Although being famous in biological sciences for the MWC model, the identification and purification of the nicotinic acetylcholine... Wikipedia
Domont, France

Roberto Civita (August 9, 1936-May 26, 2013)

Roberto F. Civita was a Brazilian businessman and publisher. Born in Italy, he emigrated at the age of two with his family to New York in 1938 to escape effects of the Race Laws. They moved again to Brazil in 1949, where his father Victor Civita founded Editora Abril, a publishing house. Wikipedia
Milan, Italy
São Paulo, Brazil
Jim Clark

Jim Clark (March 4, 1936-April 7, 1968)

James "Jim" Clark, Jr OBE was a British Formula One racing driver from Scotland, who won two World Championships, in 1963 and 1965. Wikipedia
Kilmany, Fife, Scotland, UK
Hockenheimring, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton (June 27, 1936-February 13, 2010)

Lucille Clifton was an American poet, writer, and educator from Buffalo, New York. From 1979 to 1985 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. Frequent topics in her poetry include the celebration of her African-American heritage, women's experience, and the female body. Wikipedia
Depew, New York, USA
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
John Robert Colombo

John Robert Colombo (March 24, 1936-)

John Robert Colombo, CM is a Canadian author, editor, and poet. He has published over 200 titles, including major anthologies and reference works. Wikipedia
Kitchener, Ontario Canada
Stompin' Tom Connors

Stompin' Tom Connors (February 9, 1936-March 6, 2013)

Charles Thomas "Stompin' Tom" Connors, OC was one of Canada's most prolific and well-known country and folk singer-songwriters. Focusing his career exclusively on his native Canada, Connors is credited with writing more than 300 songs and has released four dozen albums, with total sales of nearly 4 million copies. Connors died at age 77 in his home... Wikipedia
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Ballinafad, Ontario, Canada
Alf Cranner

Alf Cranner (October 25, 1936-)

Alf Cranner is a major Norwegian folk singer, lyricist and painter. He is considered by many as the pioneer of the Norwegian folk music wave of the 1960s. The citation for the award of Evert Taube Memorial Fund Grant 1994, to Cranner states: «Det är motiverat att anse honom som sin tids fader för den norska viskonsten». He is known for several... Wikipedia
Oslo, Norway
Betty Curtis

Betty Curtis (March 21, 1936-June 15, 2006)

Betty Curtis was an Italian singer active from 1957 to 2004. Wikipedia
Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels (October 28, 1936-)

Charles Edward "Charlie" Daniels is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for his contributions to country, bluegrass, and Southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for his number one country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia", and multiple other songs he has written and performed. Daniels has been active as a singer since the... Wikipedia
Samuel J. Danishefsky

Samuel J. Danishefsky (March 10, 1936-)

Samuel J. Danishefsky is an American chemist working as a professor at both Columbia University and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Wikipedia
Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936-December 20, 1973)

Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country. Wikipedia
The Bronx, New York, United States
Los Angeles, United States
Vic Davalillo

Vic Davalillo (July 31, 1936-)

Víctor José Davalillo Romero [da-va-LEE-yo] is a Venezuelan former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as an outfielder for the Cleveland Indians, California Angels, St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Dodgers. Davalillo batted and threw left-handed. Wikipedia
Cabimas, Venezuela

Ernest R. Davidson (October 12, 1936-)

Ernest R. Davidson, born October 12, 1936 in Terre Haute, Indiana, is Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US. He graduated from Wiley High School, Terre Haute and Rose Polytechnic Institute. Wikipedia
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

Andrew Davies (writer) (September 20, 1936-)

Andrew Wynford Davies is a Welsh writer of screenplays and novels, best known for 'Marmalade Atkins' and 'A Very Peculiar Practice', and his adaptations of 'Vanity Fair' and 'Pride and Prejudice'. He was made a BAFTA Fellow in 2002. Wikipedia
Rhiwbina, Cardiff, Wales, UK
F. W. de Klerk

F. W. de Klerk (March 18, 1936-)

Frederik Willem de Klerk is a South African politician who served as the country's State President from September 1989 to May 1994. He was the seventh and last head of state of South Africa under the apartheid era. De Klerk was also leader of the National Party from February 1989 to September 1997. Wikipedia
Johannesburg, South Africa
Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo (November 20, 1936-)

Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo is an American novelist, playwright and essayist. His works have covered subjects as diverse as television, nuclear war, sports, the complexities of language, performance art, the Cold War, mathematics, the advent of the digital age, politics, economics, and global terrorism. Initially a well-regarded cult writer, the... Wikipedia
New York City
Carlo Delle Piane

Carlo Delle Piane (February 2, 1936-)

Carlo Delle Piane is an Italian film actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films since 1948. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern (June 4, 1936-)

Bruce MacLeish Dern is an American actor. He frequently takes roles as a supporting character actor, often playing villains of unstable nature. He has appeared in more than 80 feature films, and received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for the 1978 film 'Coming Home' and Best Actor for the 2013 film 'Nebraska'. Wikipedia
Kenilworth, Illinois, United States
Don Drysdale

Don Drysdale (July 23, 1936-July 3, 1993)

Donald Scott "Don" Drysdale was a Major League Baseball player and Hall of Fame right-handed pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was one of the dominant starting pitchers of the 1960s, and became a radio and television broadcaster following his playing career. Wikipedia
Van Nuys, California
Montreal, Quebec

Nell Dunn (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Nell Mary Dunn is an English playwright, screenwriter, and author. Wikipedia
London, England
Roy Emerson

Roy Emerson (November 3, 1936-)

Roy Stanley Emerson is an Australian former World No. 1 tennis player who won 12 Grand Slam tournament singles titles and 16 Grand Slam tournament men's doubles titles. He is the only male player to have completed a Career Grand Slam in both singles and doubles. His 28 Major titles are an all-time record for a male player, although most of his... Wikipedia
Blackbutt, Queensland, Australia
Gerhard Ertl

Gerhard Ertl (October 10, 1936-)

Gerhard Ertl is a German physicist and a Professor emeritus at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany. Ertl’s research laid the foundation of modern surface chemistry, which has helped explain how fuel cells produce energy without pollution, how catalytic converters clean up car... Wikipedia
Bad Cannstatt, Germany

Irwin Federman (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Irwin Federman is an American businessman, philanthropist and General Partner of U.S. Venture Partners. Wikipedia

Albert Finney (May 9, 1936-)

Albert Finney is an English actor. Beginning in the theatre, Finney was especially successful in plays by William Shakespeare before he switched to films. He achieved prominence in films in the early 1960s, his debut being 'The Entertainer', directed by Tony Richardson, who had directed him in theatre plays various times before. He became a leading... Wikipedia
Charlestown, Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, England
William Foege

William Foege (March 12, 1936-)

William Herbert Foege M.D., M.P.H. is an American epidemiologist who is credited with "devising the global strategy that led to the eradication of smallpox in the late 1970s". Wikipedia
Decorah, Iowa
Malcolm Forsyth

Malcolm Forsyth (December 8, 1936-July 5, 2011)

Malcolm Forsyth was a South African and Canadian trombonist and composer. His daughter is National Arts Centre Orchestra cellist Amanda Forsyth. Wikipedia
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Edmonton, Alberta
Pope Francis

Pope Francis (December 17, 1936-)

Francis born Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the 266th and current pope of the Catholic Church, a position also holding the roles of Sovereign of Vatican City and the Bishop of Rome. Wikipedia
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Frankétienne (April 12, 1936-)

Frankétienne is a writer, poet, playwright, painter, musician, activist and intellectual. is recognized as one of Haiti's leading writers and playwrights of both French and Haitian Creole. He has been recently called 'The father of Haitian letters' by The New York Times. As a painter, he is known for his colorful abstract works, often emphasizing... Wikipedia
Ravine-Sèche, Haiti

Michael Gerber (non-fiction writer) (June 20, 1936-)

Michael E. Gerber is an American author and founder of Michael E. Gerber Companies, a business skills training company based in Carlsbad, California. Wikipedia

Robert Getchell (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Robert Getchell is an American screenwriter. He is probably best known for writing 'Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore' and creating the sitcom 'Alice'. Wikipedia
Kansas City, Missouri
Mickey Gilley

Mickey Gilley (March 9, 1936-)

Natchez, Mississippi, United States
Carol Gilligan

Carol Gilligan (November 28, 1936-)

Carol Gilligan is an American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist best known for her work with and against Lawrence Kohlberg on ethical community and ethical relationships, and certain subject-object problems in ethics. Wikipedia

David Gordon (choreographer) (July 14, 1936-)

David Gordon is a dancer, choreographer, writer, actor and theatrical director prominent in the world of postmodern dance and performance. Based in New York City, Gordon's work has been seen in major performance venues across the United States, Europe, South America and Japan, and has appeared on television on PBS's 'Great Performances' and 'Alive... Wikipedia
Lower East Side Manhattan, New York City
Louis Gossett, Jr.

Louis Gossett, Jr. (May 27, 1936-)

Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film 'An Officer and a Gentleman', and his Emmy Award-winning role as Fiddler in the 1977 ABC television miniseries 'Roots'. Gossett has also starred in numerous film productions including 'A Raisin... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Godfrey Graham (August 23, 1936-)

Godfrey Richard Graham is an Irish former cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler, he played just once for the Ireland cricket team, a first-class match against Scotland in July 1954. Wikipedia

Walon Green (December 15, 1936-)

Walon Green is an Oscar-winning American documentary film director and screenwriter, for both TV and films. Green produced and directed documentaries for National Geographic and David Wolper, including 'The Hellstrom Chronicle', for which he was accorded the Academy Award and the BAFTA in 1972, and 'The Secret Life of Plants' in 1979. Among his... Wikipedia

Gulzar (August 18, 1936-)

Sampooran Singh Kalra, known popularly by his pen name Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and film director. Born in Jhelum District in British India, his family moved to India after partition. He started his career as a lyricist in the 1963 film 'Bandini' and worked with many music directors including R. D. Burman, Salil Choudhury, Vishal... Wikipedia
Dina, Jhelum District, Punjab, British India
Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy (July 30, 1936-)

George "Buddy" Guy is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced guitarists including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, John Mayer and Stevie Ray Vaughan. In the 1960s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records and began a musical partnership with harmonica... Wikipedia
Lettsworth, Louisiana, United States

Carol Hall (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Carol Hall is an American composer and lyricist, born in 1936 in Abilene, Texas. Wikipedia
Tom T. Hall

Tom T. Hall (May 25, 1936-)

Thomas "Tom T." Hall is a retired American country music songwriter, singer, novelist, and short-story writer. He has written 11 No. 1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No. 1 international pop crossover smash "Harper Valley PTA" and the hit "I Love", which reached No. 12 on the 'Billboard' Hot 100. He became known to... Wikipedia
Harald zur Hausen

Harald zur Hausen (March 11, 1936-)

Harald zur Hausen is a German virologist and professor emeritus. He has done research on cancer of the cervix, where he discovered the role of papilloma viruses, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008. Wikipedia
Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Václav Havel

Václav Havel (October 5, 1936-December 18, 2011)

Václav Havel was a Czech writer, philosopher, dissident, and statesman. From 1989 to 1992, he served as the first democratically elected president of Czechoslovakia in 41 years. He then served as the first president of the Czech Republic after the Czech–Slovak split. Within Czech literature, he is known for his plays, essays, and memoirs. Wikipedia
Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
Hrádeček u Nisy, Czech Republic
Alan J. Heeger

Alan J. Heeger (January 22, 1936-)

Alan Jay Heeger is an American physicist, academic and Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry. Wikipedia
Sioux City, Iowa
George H. Heilmeier

George H. Heilmeier (May 22, 1936-April 21, 2014)

George Harry Heilmeier was an American engineer, manager, and a pioneering contributor to liquid crystal displays, for which he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Heilmeier's work is an IEEE Milestone. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Plano, Texas
Michał Heller

Michał Heller (March 12, 1936-)

Michał Kazimierz Heller is a professor of philosophy at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Kraków, Poland, and an adjunct member of the Vatican Observatory staff. He also serves as a lecturer in the philosophy of science and logic at the Theological Institute in Tarnów. A Roman Catholic priest belonging to the diocese of Tarnów, Dr.... Wikipedia
Jim Henson

Jim Henson (September 24, 1936-May 16, 1990)

James Maury "Jim" Henson was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director, and producer. Born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in Leland, Mississippi, and Hyattsville, Maryland, he began developing puppets while attending high school. While he was a freshman at the University of Maryland, College... Wikipedia
Greenville, Mississippi, United States
New York City, United States

Werner Hildenbrand (May 25, 1936-)

Werner Hildenbrand is a German economist and mathematician. He was educated at the University of Heidelberg, where he received his Diplom in mathematics, applied mathematics and physics in 1961. He continued his education at the University of Heidelberg and received his Ph.D. in mathematics in 1964 and his habilitation in economics and mathematics... Wikipedia
Göttingen, Germany

Reginald Hill (April 3, 1936-January 12, 2012)

Reginald Charles Hill FRSL was an English crime writer, and the winner in 1995 of the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement. Wikipedia
West Hartlepool, County Durham
Cumbria, England
Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly (September 7, 1936-February 3, 1959)

Charles Hardin Holley, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. Holly was born in Lubbock, Texas, to a musical family during the Great Depression; he learned to play guitar and to sing alongside his siblings. His style was influenced by country music and rhythm and... Wikipedia
Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
Grant Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, U.S.
Denny Hulme

Denny Hulme (June 18, 1936-October 4, 1992)

Denis Clive "Denny" Hulme was a New Zealand racing driver who won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship for the Brabham team. Between his debut at Monaco in 1965 and his final race in the 1974 US Grand Prix, he started 112 Grand Prix, resulting eight victories and 33 trips to the podium. He also finished third in the overall standing in 1968... Wikipedia
Motueka, South Island, New Zealand
Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Diana Hyland

Diana Hyland (January 25, 1936-March 27, 1977)

Diana Hyland was an American stage, film and television actress. Wikipedia
Cleveland Heights, Ohio, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Glenda Jackson

Glenda Jackson (May 9, 1936-)

Glenda May Jackson, CBE is a British Labour Party politician and actress. She first became a Member of Parliament in 1992, and represented Hampstead and Kilburn until 2015. Wikipedia
Birkenhead, Wirral, Cheshire, England, UK

Russ Jackson (July 28, 1936-)

Russell Stanley Jackson, OC, is a former professional Canadian football player. Jackson spent his entire 12-year professional football career with the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League. He is a member of the Order of Canada, the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, and has been described as the best... Wikipedia
Hamilton, Ontario
Wes Jackson

Wes Jackson (January 1, 1936-)

Wes Jackson is the founder and current president of The Land Institute. He is also a member of the World Future Council. Wikipedia
Topeka, Kansas
Gwyneth Jones (soprano)

Gwyneth Jones (soprano) (November 7, 1936-)

Dame Gwyneth Jones, DBE is a Welsh dramatic soprano. Wikipedia
Pontnewynydd, Wales, UK
Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan (February 21, 1936-January 17, 1996)

Barbara Charline Jordan was an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. A Democrat, she was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction, the first southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives, and the first African-American woman to deliver the keynote address at a... Wikipedia
Houston, Texas
Austin, Texas
June Jordan

June Jordan (July 9, 1936-June 14, 2002)

June Millicent Jordan was a Caribbean-American poet and activist. Wikipedia
Harlem, New York United States
Berkeley, California, United States
Ismail Kadare

Ismail Kadare (January 28, 1936-)

Ismail Kadare is an Albanian novelist and poet. He has been a leading literary figure in Albania since the 1960s. He focused on short stories until the publication of his first novel, 'The General of the Dead Army'. In 1996 he became a lifetime member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of France. In 1992, he was awarded the Prix mondial... Wikipedia
Gjirokastër, Albania

Fred Karlin (June 16, 1936-March 26, 2004)

Frederick James "Fred" Karlin was an American composer of more than one hundred scores for feature films and television movies. He also was an accomplished trumpeter adept at playing jazz, blues, classical, rock, and medieval music. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Culver City, California, U.S.
Philip Kaufman

Philip Kaufman (October 23, 1936-)

Philip Kaufman is an American film director and screenwriter. His movies have adapted novels of widely different types – from Milan Kundera's 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' to Michael Crichton's 'Rising Sun'; from Tom Wolfe's true-life 'The Right Stuff' to the erotic writings of Anaïs Nin’s 'Henry & June'. His greatest success has been the... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Evelyn Fox Keller (March 20, 1936-)

Evelyn Fox Keller is an American physicist, author and feminist. She is currently Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Keller's early work concentrated at the intersection of physics and biology. Her subsequent research has focused on the history and philosophy of modern biology and on... Wikipedia
Harmon Killebrew

Harmon Killebrew (June 29, 1936-May 17, 2011)

Harmon Clayton Killebrew, nicknamed "Killer" and "Hammerin' Harmon", was an American professional baseball first baseman, third baseman, and left fielder. During his 22-year career in Major League Baseball, he played for the Washington Senators who later became the Minnesota Twins, and for the final season of his career, the Kansas City Royals.... Wikipedia
Payette, Idaho, United States
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight (July 5, 1936-)

Shirley Knight Hopkins is an American stage, film, and television actress. She has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, in 1960 for 'The Dark at the Top of the Stairs' and in 1962 for 'Sweet Bird of Youth', eight times for Emmy Awards, and has also netted a Golden Globe and Volpi Cup for Best Actress for her role... Wikipedia
Goessel, Kansas, USA
Susan Kohner

Susan Kohner (November 11, 1936-)

Susan Kohner is an American actress who worked in film and television. She is best known for her role as Sarah Jane in 'Imitation of Life', for which she was nominated for an Oscar and won a Golden Globe award. She played a light-complexioned black woman who "passed" for white as a young adult. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Jonathan Kozol

Jonathan Kozol (September 5, 1936-)

Jonathan Kozol is an American writer, educator, and activist. best known for his books on public education in the United States. Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts
Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson (June 22, 1936-)

Kristoffer "Kris" Kristofferson is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and former soldier. He is known for writing and recording such hits as "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night". Kristofferson is the sole writer of most of his songs, and he has collaborated... Wikipedia
Brownsville, Texas, United States

Milan Kymlicka (May 15, 1936-October 9, 2008)

Milan Kymlicka was a Czechoslovakian and Canadian arranger, composer and conductor. He was best known for his composition of film and television scores, including those for the animated television series 'Rupert' and 'Babar' and the live-action television series 'Lassie' and 'Little Men'. He received numerous awards for his work, including a Genie... Wikipedia
Louny, Czechoslovakia
Toronto, Canada
Sue Ane Langdon

Sue Ane Langdon (March 8, 1936-)

Sue Ane Langdon is an American actress. She began her performing career singing at Radio City Music Hall and acting in stage productions. In the mid-1960s she appeared in the Broadway musical 'The Apple Tree', which starred Alan Alda. Wikipedia
Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
Robert Langlands

Robert Langlands (October 6, 1936-)

Robert Phelan Langlands is a Canadian mathematician best known as the founder of the Langlands program, a vast web of conjectures and results connecting representation theory and automorphic forms to the study of Galois groups in number theory. He is an emeritus professor and occupies Albert Einstein's office at the Institute for Advanced Study in... Wikipedia
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Yuan T. Lee

Yuan T. Lee (November 19, 1936-)

Yuan Tseh Lee is a Taiwanese chemist. He was the first Taiwanese Nobel Prize laureate, who, along with the Hungarian-Canadian John C. Polanyi and American Dudley R. Herschbach won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1986 "for their contributions to the dynamics of chemical elementary processes". Lee's particular Physical chemistry work was related to... Wikipedia
Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Valery Legasov

Valery Legasov (September 1, 1936-April 27, 1988)

Valery Alexeyevich Legasov was a prominent Soviet inorganic chemist and a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. He is now mainly remembered for his work as the chief of the commission investigating the Chernobyl disaster. Wikipedia
Tula, Soviet Union
Moscow, Soviet Union
David Levering Lewis

David Levering Lewis (May 25, 1936-)

David Levering Lewis is the Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History at New York University. He is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, for part one and part two of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois. He is the first author to win Pulitzer Prizes for biography for two successive volumes on the same... Wikipedia
Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Virna Lisi

Virna Lisi (November 8, 1936-December 18, 2014)

Virna Pieralisi, better known as Virna Lisi, was an Italian actress. Wikipedia
Ancona, Italy
Rome, Italy
Ken Loach

Ken Loach (June 17, 1936-)

Kenneth "Ken" Loach is an English film and television director. Wikipedia
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK

Øystein Lønn (April 12, 1936-)

Øystein Lønn is a Norwegian writer. He made his literary debut in 1966 with the short stories 'Prosesjonen', and followed up with the novel 'Kontinentene' in 1967. Wikipedia
Peter Lovesey

Peter Lovesey (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Peter Lovesey, also known by his pen name Peter Lear, is a British writer of historical and contemporary detective novels and short stories. His best-known series characters are Sergeant Cribb, a Victorian-era police detective based in London, and Peter Diamond, a modern-day police detective in Bath. Wikipedia
Whitton, Middlesex
Yury Luzhkov

Yury Luzhkov (September 21, 1936-)

Yury Mikhaylovich Luzhkov is a Russian politician who was the Mayor of Moscow from 1992 to 2010. He was also vice-chairman and one of the founders of the ruling United Russia party. Wikipedia
Moscow, Russia
John Madden

John Madden (April 10, 1936-)

John Earl Madden is a former American football player in the National Football League, a former Super Bowl-winning head coach with the Oakland Raiders in the American Football Conference of the NFL, and a former color commentator for NFL telecasts. In 2006, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in recognition of his coaching career. He... Wikipedia
Austin, Minnesota, United States
Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy (March 21, 1936-July 23, 2012)

Margaret Mahy, ONZ was a New Zealand author of children's and young adult books. Many of her story plots have strong supernatural elements but her writing concentrates on the themes of human relationships and growing up. She wrote more than 100 picture books, 40 novels and 20 collections of short stories. At her death she was one of thirty writers... Wikipedia
Whakatane, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
Richard Manoogian

Richard Manoogian (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Richard Alexander Manoogian served as Chief Executive Officer of Masco Corp. from 1985 to July 2007.
Detroit, Michigan
Ken Mattingly

Ken Mattingly (March 17, 1936-)

Thomas Kenneth "Ken" Mattingly II is a retired American astronaut, Naval Aviator and Rear Admiral in the United States Navy who flew on the Apollo 16, STS-4 and STS-51-C missions. He had been scheduled to fly on Apollo 13, but was held back due to concerns about a potential illness. He later flew as Command Module Pilot for Apollo 16, making him... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois

Juliette Mayniel (January 22, 1936-)

Juliette Mayniel is a French actress. She appeared in 35 films and television shows between 1958 and 1978. Wikipedia
Saint Hippolyte, France
Bill Mazeroski

Bill Mazeroski (September 5, 1936-)

William Stanley "Bill" Mazeroski, is an American former Major League Baseball second baseman. Nicknamed "Maz", he spent his entire 17-year career playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates, from 1956–72. He was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. Wikipedia
Wheeling, West Virginia
John McCain

John McCain (August 29, 1936-)

John Sidney McCain III is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican presidential nominee in the 2008 United States election. Wikipedia
U.S. Panama Canal Zone
Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta (April 29, 1936-)

Zubin Mehta is an Indian conductor of Western classical music. He is the Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Main Conductor for Valencia's opera house. Mehta is also the chief conductor of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino festival. Wikipedia
Bombay (now Mumbai), India
Ismail Merchant

Ismail Merchant (December 25, 1936-May 25, 2005)

Ismail Merchant was an Indian-born film producer and director. He worked for many years in collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions which included director James Ivory as well as screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Their films won six Academy Awards. Wikipedia
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
London, England
Gennady Mesyats

Gennady Mesyats (February 29, 1936-)

Gennady Andreyevich Mesyats is a Russian physicist, founder of several scientific schools — high-current electronics and pulse electrophysics, one of the acknowledged world leaders in these areas. He has been a vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 1987 and a director of the Lebedev Physical Institute since 2004. Wikipedia
Kemerovo, Russia
Roger Miller

Roger Miller (January 2, 1936-October 25, 1992)

Roger Dean Miller, Sr. was an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor, best known for his honky-tonk-influenced novelty songs. His most recognized tunes included the chart-topping country/pop hits "King of the Road", "Dang Me" and "England Swings", all from the mid-1960s Nashville sound era. Wikipedia
Fort Worth, Texas
Los Angeles, California

James Mirrlees (July 5, 1936-)

Sir James Alexander Mirrlees is a Scottish economist and winner of the 1996 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He was knighted in 1998. Wikipedia
Minnigaff, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Jürgen Mittelstraß

Jürgen Mittelstraß (October 11, 1936-)

Jürgen Mittelstraß is a German philosopher especially interested in the philosophy of science. Wikipedia

Josefina Molina (November 14, 1936-)

Josefina Molina is a Spanish film director and screenwriter. Her 1989 film 'Esquilache' was entered into the 39th Berlin International Film Festival. Her film 'Teresa de Jesús' won several awards, including the Antena de Oro, and the TP de Oro. Wikipedia
Andalucía, Spain
Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936-)

Mary Tyler Moore is an American actress, primarily known for her roles in television sitcoms. Moore is best known for 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', in which she starred as Mary Richards, a 30-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and for her earlier role as Laura Petrie on 'The Dick Van Dyke Show'. She also... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Ferid Murad

Ferid Murad (September 14, 1936-)

Ferid Murad is a physician and pharmacologist, and a co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is also an honorary member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Kosovo. Wikipedia
Whiting, Indiana
Glenn Murcutt

Glenn Murcutt (July 25, 1936-)

Glenn Marcus Murcutt AO is a British-born Australian architect and winner of the 1992 Alvar Aalto Medal, the 2002 Pritzker Prize and the 2009 AIA Gold Medal. Wikipedia
London, England
Makoto Nagao

Makoto Nagao (October 4, 1936-)

Makoto Nagao is a Japanese computer scientist. He contributed to various fields: machine translation, natural language processing, pattern recognition, image processing and library science. He was the 23rd President of Kyoto University and the 14th Director of National Diet Library in Japan. Wikipedia
Malangatana Ngwenya

Malangatana Ngwenya (June 6, 1936-January 5, 2011)

Malangatana Valente Ngwenya was a Mozambican painter and poet. He frequently exhibited work under his first name alone. He died on January 5, 2011 in Matosinhos, Portugal. Wikipedia
Christine Nöstlinger

Christine Nöstlinger (October 13, 1936-)

Christine Nöstlinger is an Austrian writer best known for children's books. For her career contribution to "children's and young adult literature in the broadest sense", she received one of two inaugural Astrid Lindgren Memorial Awards from the Swedish Arts Council in 2003, the biggest prize in children's literature. She received the Hans Christian... Wikipedia
Vienna, Austria

Nutan (June 4, 1936-February 21, 1991)

Nutan Samarth Bahl, better known as Nutan, was an Indian actress. She appeared in more than 70 Hindi films in a career spanning over four decades. Regarded as one of the finest female actors in the history of Hindi cinema, Nutan was noted for playing unconventional parts, and her performances often received praise and accolades. Wikipedia
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, India
Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison (April 23, 1936-December 6, 1988)

Roy Kelton Orbison, also known by his nickname The Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in Texas and began singing in a rockabilly/country and western band in high school until he was signed by Sun Records in... Wikipedia
Vernon, Texas, United States
Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States

Tony O'Reilly (May 7, 1936-)

Sir Anthony Joseph Francis O'Reilly, is a former Irish businessman and international rugby union player. He is known for his involvement in the Independent News & Media Group, which he led from 1973 to 2009, and as former CEO and Chairman of the H.J. Heinz Company. He was the leading shareholder of Waterford Wedgwood. Perhaps Ireland's first... Wikipedia
Dublin, Ireland
Yury Osipov

Yury Osipov (July 7, 1936-)

Yury Sergeyevich Osipov is a Soviet and Russian mathematician. He was elected a full member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1987 and has been president of its successor, the Russian Academy of Sciences, since 17 December 1991. Wikipedia

Cécile Ousset (January 23, 1936-)

Cécile Ousset is a French pianist. Wikipedia
Tarbes, France
Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri (December 15, 1936-)

Eddie Palmieri is a Grammy Award–winning pianist, bandleader and musician of Puerto Rican ancestry. He is the founder of the bands "La Perfecta" and "La Perfecta II". Wikipedia
New York City

György Pauk (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

György Pauk is a Hungarian violinist. Wikipedia

Georges Perec (March 7, 1936-March 3, 1982)

Georges Perec was a French novelist, filmmaker, documentalist and essayist. He was a member of the Oulipo group. Wikipedia
Paris, France
Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Peter H. Raven

Peter H. Raven (June 13, 1936-)

Peter Hamilton Raven FMLS is a botanist and environmentalist, notable as the longtime director, now President Emeritus, of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Wikipedia
Shanghai, China
Dahlia Ravikovitch

Dahlia Ravikovitch (November 27, 1936-August 21, 2005)

Dahlia Ravikovitch was an Israeli poet, translator, and peace activist. Wikipedia
Ramat Gan, Israel
Tel Aviv, Israel
Chet Raymo

Chet Raymo (September 17, 1936-)

Chet Raymo is a noted writer, educator and naturalist. He is Professor Emeritus of Physics at Stonehill College, in Easton, Massachusetts. His weekly newspaper column 'Science Musings' appeared in the Boston Globe for twenty years. This is now a daily blog by him. Raymo espouses his Religious Naturalism in 'When God is Gone Everything is Holy – The... Wikipedia
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Robert Redford

Robert Redford (August 18, 1936-)

Charles Robert Redford Jr., better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Academy Awards: one in 1981 for directing 'Ordinary People', and one for Lifetime Achievement in 2002. In 2010, he was made a... Wikipedia
Santa Monica, California, United States

Diane Rehm (September 21, 1936-)

Diane Rehm is an American public radio talk show host. Her program, 'The Diane Rehm Show', is distributed nationally and internationally by National Public Radio. It is produced at WAMU, which is licensed to American University in Washington, D.C. Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.
Steve Reich

Steve Reich (October 3, 1936-)

Stephen Michael Reich is an American composer who, along with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass, pioneered minimal music in the mid to late 1960s. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, US
Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds (February 11, 1936-)

Burton Leon "Burt" Reynolds is an American actor, director and producer. He has starred in many roles, such as 'Dan August', 'Deliverance', 'The Longest Yard' with its 2005 remake and 'Smokey and the Bandit'. He also won two Golden Globe Awards, including in 'Evening Shade' for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy and in 'Boogie... Wikipedia
Lansing, Michigan
Yves Saint Laurent (designer)

Yves Saint Laurent (designer) (August 1, 1936-June 1, 2008)

Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, known as Yves Saint Laurent, was an Algerian-born French fashion designer, and is regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In 1985, Caroline Rennolds Milbank wrote, "The most consistently celebrated and influential designer of the past twenty-five years, Yves Saint Laurent can be credited... Wikipedia
Oran, Algeria
Paris, France

Gerald Scarfe (June 1, 1936-)

Gerald Anthony Scarfe, CBE, RDI is an English cartoonist and illustrator. He has worked as editorial cartoonist for 'The Sunday Times' and illustrator for 'The New Yorker'. Wikipedia
St John's Wood, London, England, UK
August Schellenberg

August Schellenberg (July 25, 1936-August 15, 2013)

August Werner Schellenberg was a Canadian-born actor. He was noted for his film work as Chief Powhatan in 'The New World' and his recurring role of Randolph in the 'Free Willy' series. Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Hideki Shirakawa (August 20, 1936-)

Hideki Shirakawa is a Japanese chemist and winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of conductive polymers together with physics professor Alan J. Heeger and chemistry professor Alan G. MacDiarmid at the University of Pennsylvania. Wikipedia
Tokyo, Japan

Kenneth Silverman (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Kenneth Silverman is a professor emeritus of English at New York University and a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. He was educated at Columbia University. Wikipedia
Howard Smith (director)

Howard Smith (director) (December 10, 1936-May 1, 2014)

Howard Smith was an American Oscar winning film director, producer, journalist, screenwriter, actor and radio broadcaster. Wikipedia
Newark, New Jersey
New York, New York
Frank Stella

Frank Stella (May 12, 1936-)

Frank Stella is an American painter and printmaker, noted for his work in the areas of minimalism and post-painterly abstraction. Stella continues to live and work in New York. Wikipedia
Malden, Massachusetts
Dean Stockwell

Dean Stockwell (March 5, 1936-)

Dean Stockwell is an American actor of film and television, with a career spanning over 65 years. As a child actor under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he first came to the public's attention in films such as 'Anchors Aweigh' and 'The Green Years'; as a young adult, he played a lead role in the 1957 Broadway and 1959 screen adaptations of Meyer... Wikipedia
North Hollywood, California, U.S.
Edward C. Stone

Edward C. Stone (January 23, 1936-)

Edward Carroll Stone is an American space scientist, professor of physics at the California Institute of Technology, and former director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Wikipedia
Knoxville, Iowa, United States
David Suzuki

David Suzuki (March 24, 1936-)

David Takayoshi Suzuki is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki earned a Ph.D in zoology from the University of Chicago in 1961, and was a professor in the genetics department at the University of British Columbia from 1963 until his retirement in 2001. Since the mid-1970s, Suzuki has been known for his TV and... Wikipedia
Vancouver, British Columbia
Maggie Tabberer

Maggie Tabberer (December 11, 1936-)

Maggie Tabberer, AM, also known as Maggie T is a dual Gold Logie-winning Australian fashion, publishing and media/television personality. Wikipedia
Parkside, Adelaide, Australia
Arve Tellefsen

Arve Tellefsen (December 14, 1936-)

Arve Tellefsen is an awardwinning Norwegian violinist, known from collaborations with conductors such as Mariss Jansons, Arvid Jansons, Herbert Blomstedt, Gary Bertini, Evgeny Svetlanov, Bryden Thomson, Neeme Järvi, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Paavo Berglund, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Walter Weller and Zubin Mehta. In the UK, he has appeared with the Royal... Wikipedia
Samuel C. C. Ting

Samuel C. C. Ting (January 27, 1936-)

Samuel Chao Chung Ting is an American physicist who received the Nobel Prize in 1976, with Burton Richter, for discovering the subatomic J/ψ particle. He is the principal investigator for the international $1.5 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment which was installed on the International Space Station on 19 May 2011. Wikipedia
Ann Arbor, Michigan
José Torres

José Torres (May 3, 1936-January 19, 2009)

José Torres, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur boxer, he won a silver medal in the junior middleweight at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. In 1965, he defeated Willie Pastrano to win the WBC and WBA light heavyweight championships. Torres trained with the legendary boxing trainer Cus D'Amato. In 1997, he was inducted into the... Wikipedia
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Luciano Tovoli

Luciano Tovoli (October 30, 1936-)

Luciano Tovoli in Massa Marittima, Italy, is an Italian cinematographer, film director, and screenwriter. While the majority of the titles in his filmography are Italian, he has worked as cinematographer on several United States and French productions. Wikipedia

John Truscott (February 23, 1936-September 5, 1993)

John Truscott was an Australian actor, production designer, costume designer and artistic director. He won two Academy Awards for his work on the 1967 film 'Camelot'. Wikipedia
Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne, Australia
Alfred Uhry

Alfred Uhry (December 3, 1936-)

Alfred Fox Uhry is an American playwright, screenwriter, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He is one of very few writers to receive an Academy Award, Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize for dramatic writing. Wikipedia
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa (March 28, 1936-)

Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa, 1st Marquis of Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. Vargas Llosa is one of Latin America's most significant novelists and essayists, and one of the leading writers of his generation. Some critics consider him to... Wikipedia
Arequipa, Peru

Vyjayanthimala (August 13, 1936-)

Vyjayanthimala Bali, also known by the mononym Vyjayanthimala, is an Indian film actress, Bharathanatyam dancer, Carnatic singer, dance choreographer and parliamentarian. She made her debut in the Tamil language film 'Vazhkai' in 1949 and in the Telugu film 'Jeevitham' in 1950. She later became one of the most prominent actresses of South India and... Wikipedia
Madras, Madras Presidency, British India

Patricia Nell Warren (June 15, 1936-)

Patricia Nell Warren is an openly lesbian American author and journalist. Wikipedia
Roger Whittaker

Roger Whittaker (March 22, 1936-)

Roger Whittaker is a Kenyan/British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi. His music is an eclectic mix of folk music and popular songs in addition to radio airplay hits. He is best known for his baritone singing voice and trademark whistling ability as well as his guitar skills. He is widely known for "Durham Town" and "I Don't... Wikipedia
Nairobi, Kenya, British Empire

Nancy Willard (June 26, 1936-)

Nancy Willard is an American writer: novelist, poet, author and occasional illustrator of children's books. She won the 1982 Newbery Medal for 'A Visit to William Blake's Inn'. Wikipedia
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Kenneth G. Wilson

Kenneth G. Wilson (June 8, 1936-June 15, 2013)

Kenneth Geddes Wilson was an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics. He was awarded the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on phase transitions—illuminating the subtle essence of phenomena like melting ice and emerging magnetism. It was embodied in his fundamental work on the... Wikipedia
Waltham, Massachusetts
Saco, Maine
Robert Woodrow Wilson

Robert Woodrow Wilson (January 10, 1936-)

Robert Woodrow Wilson is an American astronomer, 1978 Nobel laureate in physics, who with Arno Allan Penzias discovered in 1964 the cosmic microwave background radiation. The award purse was also shared with a third scientist, Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, for unrelated work. Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, USA
Bill Wyman

Bill Wyman (October 24, 1936-)

Bill Wyman is an English musician, record producer, songwriter and singer best known as the bassist for the English rock and roll band the Rolling Stones from 1962 until 1993. Since 1997, he has recorded and toured with his own band, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings. He has worked producing both records and film, and has scored music for film in movies... Wikipedia
Lewisham, London England United Kingdom

Michiko Yamamoto (<a href="/born/year/1936" title="Celebrities Born in 1936">1936</a>-)

Michiko Yamamoto, is the pen-name of a Japanese writer of short stories and poetry in Showa and Heisei period Japan. Her real name is Michiko Furuya. Wikipedia
A. B. Yehoshua

A. B. Yehoshua (December 9, 1936-)

Abraham B. Yehoshua is an Israeli novelist, essayist, and playwright, published as A. B. Yehoshua. The 'New York Times' called him the "Israeli Faulkner." Wikipedia
Paul Zindel

Paul Zindel (May 15, 1936-March 27, 2003)

Paul Zindel, Jr. was an American playwright, Young Adult novelist, and educator. Wikipedia
Tottenville, Staten Island, New York City
New York City, USA

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