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Vassilis Alexakis

Vassilis Alexakis (December 12, 1943-)

Vassilis Alexakis is a Greek-French writer and self-translator of numerous novels in Greek, his mother tongue, and French. Wikipedia
Athens, Greece
Jean-Jacques Annaud

Jean-Jacques Annaud (October 1, 1943-)

Jean-Jacques Annaud is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for directing 'Quest for Fire', 'The Name of the Rose', 'The Lover', and 'Seven Years in Tibet'. Annaud has received numerous awards for his work, including four César Awards, one David di Donatello Award, and one National Academy of Cinema Award. Annaud's first... Wikipedia
Essonne, Île-de-France, France

So Aono (July 27, 1943-)

So Aono is an award-winning Japanese novelist. He is the third son of the renowned literary critic Suekichi Aono. Wikipedia
Tokyo, Japan
Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe (July 10, 1943-February 6, 1993)

Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. was an American World No. 1 professional tennis player. He won three Grand Slam titles, ranking him among the best tennis players from the United States. Wikipedia
Richmond, Virginia, United States
New York City, New York, United States

Robert Axelrod (May 29, 1943-)

Robert Marshall Axelrod is an American political scientist. He is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Michigan where he has been since 1974. He is best known for his interdisciplinary work on the evolution of cooperation, which has been cited in numerous articles. His current research interests include complexity... Wikipedia
Hanania Baer

Hanania Baer (September 24, 1943-)

Hanania Baer is a cinematographer who was born in British Mandate of Palestine and works in the United States. He won a Daytime Emmy in 1984 for the 'ABC Afterschool Specials' episode "Andrea's Story: A Hitchhiking Tragedy". Wikipedia

Ola Bauer (July 24, 1943-June 12, 1999)

Ola Bauer was a Norwegian novelist and playwright. He made his literary debut with the novel 'Graffiti' in 1976, under the pseudonym Jo Vendt. Among his best known books are 'Humlehjertene', 'Rosapenna', and 'Metoden'. Bauer was awarded Gyldendal's Endowment in 1982, and the Dobloug Prize in 1998. He died of cancer in 1999. Wikipedia
Oslo, Norway
Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Jocelyn Bell Burnell (July 15, 1943-)

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, DBE, FRS, PRSE FRAS is a Northern Irish astrophysicist. As a postgraduate student, she discovered the first radio pulsars while studying and advised by her thesis supervisor Antony Hewish, for which Hewish shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Martin Ryle, while Bell Burnell was excluded, despite having been the first to... Wikipedia
Northern Ireland

Mark Berger (sound engineer) (May 14, 1943-)

Mark Berger is an American sound engineer. He has won four Academy Awards for Best Sound. He holds the Academy Award record for "perfect score" with 4 nominations and 4 wins. He has worked on more than 160 films since 1973. Wikipedia
San Francisco, California, United States
Steven Bochco

Steven Bochco (December 16, 1943-)

Steven Ronald Bochco is a US television producer and writer. He has developed a number of television series, including 'Hill Street Blues', 'L.A. Law', 'Doogie Howser, M.D.' and 'NYPD Blue'. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.

Guy Boyd (actor) (April 15, 1943-)

Guy Boyd is an American character actor. He has starred in over fifty films from the late 1970s to the present. He is probably best known for his role as Detective Jim McLean in Brian De Palma's thriller 'Body Double'. The same year, Boyd was honored at the Venice Film Festival with the Golden Lion Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois
Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley (July 28, 1943-)

William Warren "Bill" Bradley is an American Hall of Fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, and former three-term Democratic U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic Party's nomination for President in the 2000 election. Wikipedia
Crystal City, Missouri

Jerilyn Britz (January 1, 1943-)

Jerilyn Britz is an American professional golfer. She attended Mankato State College and the University of New Mexico. Wikipedia
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Errol Brown

Errol Brown (December 11, 1943-May 6, 2015)

Lester Errol Brown MBE was a British-Jamaican singer and songwriter, best known as the frontman of the soul and funk band Hot Chocolate. Hot Chocolate's hits included "You Sexy Thing", "Emma", "So You Win Again" and "Brother Louie". Wikipedia
Kingston, Jamaica
Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer (September 21, 1943-)

Jerome Leon "Jerry" Bruckheimer is an American film and television producer. He has achieved great success in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. His best known television series are 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation', 'CSI: Miami', 'CSI: NY', 'Without a Trace', 'Cold Case', and the U.S. version of 'The Amazing Race'. At one point,... Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan, US
Gary Burton

Gary Burton (January 23, 1943-)

Gary Burton is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer and jazz educator. Burton developed a pianistic style of four-mallet technique as an alternative to the prevailing two-mallet technique. This approach caused him to be heralded as an innovator and his sound and technique are widely imitated. He is also known for pioneering fusion jazz and... Wikipedia
Anderson, Indiana United States
Martin Campbell

Martin Campbell (October 24, 1943-)

Martin Campbell is a New Zealand TV and film director, best known for directing Bond movies 'GoldenEye' and 'Casino Royale'. He also directed 'Green Lantern', 'The Mask of Zorro' and 'The Legend of Zorro'. Wikipedia
Hastings, New Zealand

Lino Capolicchio (August 21, 1943-)

Lino Capolicchio is an Italian actor, screenwriter, and film director. He won a special David di Donatello acting award for his role in Vittorio de Sica's 1970 film, 'The Garden of the Finzi-Continis'. Wikipedia
Merano, Italy
Peter Carey (novelist)

Peter Carey (novelist) (May 7, 1943-)

Peter Philip Carey AO is an Australian novelist, known primarily for being one of only three writers to have won the Booker Prize twice—the others being J. M. Coetzee and Hilary Mantel. Carey won his first Booker Prize in 1988 for 'Oscar and Lucinda', and won for the second time in 2001 with 'True History of the Kelly Gang'. In May 2008 he was... Wikipedia
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
Albano Carrisi

Albano Carrisi (May 20, 1943-)

Albano Carrisi, better known as Al Bano, is an Italian singer, actor, and winemaker. Wikipedia
Cellino San Marco, Italy

Peter Carroll (actor) (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Peter Carroll is an Australian actor and the father of actress Tamsin Carroll. Wikipedia
Dori Caymmi

Dori Caymmi (August 26, 1943-)

Dorival Tostes Caymmi is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, songwriter, arranger, and producer who is a two-time Grammy Award winner. Wikipedia
Howard Cedar

Howard Cedar (January 12, 1943-)

Howard Cedar or Haim Cedar is an Israeli American biochemist who worked on DNA methylation, the mechanism that turns genes on and off. Wikipedia
New York City
Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf (June 23, 1943-)

Vinton Gray "Vint" Cerf is an American internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Internet", sharing this title with American engineer Bob Kahn and Donald Davies. His contributions have been acknowledged and lauded, repeatedly, with honorary degrees and awards that include the National Medal of Technology, the Turing Award,... Wikipedia
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase (October 8, 1943-)

Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase is an American comedian, actor, and writer. Born into a prominent New York family, Chase worked a plethora of odd jobs before he moved into comedy and began acting with 'National Lampoon'. He quickly became a key cast member in the inaugural season of 'Saturday Night Live,' where his 'Weekend Update' skit soon became a... Wikipedia
New York City, United States of America

Jon Christensen (March 20, 1943-)

Jon Ivar Christensen is a Norwegian jazz musician, married to actor, minister and theater director Ellen Horn, and the father of singer and actress Emilie Stoesen Christensen. Wikipedia
Oslo, Norway
Inna Churikova

Inna Churikova (October 5, 1943-)

Inna Mikhailovna Churikova is a Russian and Soviet film and theatre actress. Wikipedia
Belebey, USSR

David Clennon (May 10, 1943-)

David Clennon is an American actor. He is best known for his Emmy-nominated portrayal of Miles Drentel in the ABC series 'thirtysomething' and 'Once and Again', as well as his role as Palmer in the John Carpenter's cult classic film 'The Thing'. Wikipedia
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Tee Corinne

Tee Corinne (November 3, 1943-August 27, 2006)

Tee Corinne was a lesbian photographer, author, and editor notable for the portrayal of sexuality in her artwork. Wikipedia
St. Petersburg, Florida
Southern Oregon, United States of America
Alain Corneau

Alain Corneau (August 7, 1943-August 30, 2010)

Alain Corneau was a French film director and writer. Wikipedia
Yvan Cournoyer

Yvan Cournoyer (November 22, 1943-)

Yvan Serge "The Roadrunner" Cournoyer is a retired Canadian hockey right winger who played in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens from 1963 to 1979. Cournoyer was born in Drummondville, Quebec. He was nicknamed "The Roadrunner" due to his small size and blazing speed, which he credited to longer blades on his skates. He was... Wikipedia
Drummondville, QC, CAN
David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg (March 15, 1943-)

David Paul Cronenberg is a Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the 'body horror' or 'venereal horror' genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical.... Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toto Cutugno

Toto Cutugno (July 7, 1943-)

Salvatore "Toto" Cutugno is an Italian pop singer-songwriter and musician. Cutugno may be best known for his worldwide hit song, "L'Italiano", which was on his hit CD, 'I Grandi Successi'. Wikipedia
Lucio Dalla

Lucio Dalla (March 4, 1943-March 1, 2012)

Lucio Dalla, OMRI was a popular Italian singer-songwriter, musician and actor. He also played clarinet and keyboards. Wikipedia
Bologna, Italy
Montreux, Switzerland
Blythe Danner

Blythe Danner (February 3, 1943-)

Blythe Katherine Danner is an American actress of film, television, and stage. She is known for the television role of Marilyn Truman, mother of title character Will, in the sitcom 'Will & Grace', and for co-starring opposite Robert De Niro in the three 'Meet the Parents' franchise films. She is also a Tony Award-winning stage actress. She is the... Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro (August 17, 1943-)

Robert De Niro is an American actor and film producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama 'Bang the Drum Slowly' and the Martin Scorsese-directed crime film 'Mean Streets'. In 1974, after being turned down for the role of Sonny Corleone in the crime film 'The Godfather', he was cast as the young... Wikipedia
New York City
Johann Deisenhofer

Johann Deisenhofer (September 30, 1943-)

Johann Deisenhofer is a German biochemist who, along with Hartmut Michel and Robert Huber, received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1988 for their determination of the first crystal structure of an integral membrane protein, a membrane-bound complex of proteins and co-factors that is essential to photosynthesis. Wikipedia
Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve (October 22, 1943-)

Catherine Deneuve is a French actress who gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel and Roman Polanski. She is a 13-time César Award nominee and two time winner. Wikipedia
Paris, France
John Denver

John Denver (December 31, 1943-October 12, 1997)

Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, actor, activist and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer, starting in the 1970s. He was one of the most popular acoustic artists of the decade and one of its best-selling artists. By 1974, he was firmly established... Wikipedia
Roswell, New Mexico, United States
Pacific Grove, California, United States

Pete Dexter (July 22, 1943-)

Pete Dexter is an American novelist. Wikipedia
Pontiac, Michigan, USA
Oscar D'León

Oscar D'León (July 11, 1943-)

Oscar Emilio León Somoza, known as Oscar D'León is a Venezuelan musician of salsa music. He is the author of "Llorarás," which he recorded in 1975 with his group 'La Dimensión Latina'. He is also ambassador for Operation Smile. Wikipedia
Berlie Doherty

Berlie Doherty (November 6, 1943-)

Berlie Doherty 'née' Hollingsworth is an English novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter. She is best known for children's books, for which she has twice won the Carnegie Medal. She has also written novels for adults, plays for theatre and radio, television series and libretti for children's opera. Wikipedia
Liverpool, England, UK
Joseph Ellis

Joseph Ellis (July 18, 1943-)

Joseph John Ellis is an American historian and professor whose work focuses on the lives and times of the founders of the United States of America. 'American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson' won a National Book Award and 'Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation' won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for History. Both these books were... Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.
Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich (April 22, 1943-)

Janet Evanovich is an American writer. She began her career writing short contemporary romance novels under the pen name Steffie Hall, but gained fame authoring a series of contemporary mysteries featuring Stephanie Plum, a former lingerie seller from Trenton, New Jersey, who becomes a bounty hunter to make ends meet after losing her job. The... Wikipedia
South River, New Jersey, United States
Conchata Ferrell

Conchata Ferrell (March 28, 1943-)

Conchata Galen Ferrell is an American actress. She is best known for playing Berta the housekeeper for all 12 seasons of the CBS sitcom 'Two and a Half Men', for which she received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations in 2005 and 2007. Wikipedia
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
Dante Ferretti

Dante Ferretti (February 26, 1943-)

Dante Ferretti is an Italian production designer, art director and costume designer. Wikipedia
Macerata, Marche, Italy
Alan Fersht

Alan Fersht (April 21, 1943-)

Sir Alan Roy Fersht, FRS, FMedSci is a British chemist at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge. He is distinguished for his pioneering work on protein folding. Since October 2012, he has been Master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Wikipedia

Judith Forst (November 7, 1943-)

Judith Doris Forst is a Canadian mezzo-soprano. Wikipedia
New Westminster, British Columbia

Frank Galati (November 29, 1943-)

Frank Galati is an American director, writer and actor. He is a member of Steppenwolf Theatre Company, an associate director at Goodman Theatre, and a professor of performance at Northwestern University. In 2004, Galati was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. He is the recipient of nine Joseph Jefferson Awards for his... Wikipedia
Highland Park, Illinois

Marshall Ganz (March 14, 1943-)

Marshall Ganz is a senior lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He worked on the staff of the United Farm Workers for sixteen years before becoming a trainer and organizer for political campaigns, unions and nonprofit groups. He is credited with devising the successful grassroots organizing model and... Wikipedia
Bay City, MI
John Eliot Gardiner

John Eliot Gardiner (April 20, 1943-)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, CBE is an English conductor. Wikipedia
Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England
Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner (July 11, 1943-)

Howard Earl Gardner is an American developmental psychologist and the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He is currently the Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero, and since 1995, he has been the co-director of the Good Project. Wikipedia
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Robert Gates

Robert Gates (September 25, 1943-)

Robert Michael Gates is an American statesman and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. Gates served for 26 years in the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Council, and under President George H. W. Bush was Director of Central Intelligence. Gates was also an officer in... Wikipedia
Wichita, Kansas
Charles Gibson

Charles Gibson (March 9, 1943-)

Charles deWolf "Charlie" Gibson is a former United States broadcast television anchor and journalist. He was a host of 'Good Morning America' from 1987 to 1998 and 1999 to 2006 and anchor of 'World News with Charles Gibson' from 2006 to 2009. Wikipedia
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni (June 7, 1943-)

Yolande Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni Jr. is an American writer, commentator, activist, and educator. One of the world's most well-known African American poets, her work includes poetry anthologies, poetry recordings, and nonfiction essays, and covers topics ranging from race and social issues to children's literature. She has won numerous awards,... Wikipedia
Knoxville, Tennessee
Sharon Gless

Sharon Gless (May 31, 1943-)

Sharon Marguerite Gless is an American character actress of stage, film and television, who is best known for her roles as Maggie Philbin on 'Switch', as Sgt. Christine Cagney in the police procedural drama series 'Cagney & Lacey', as Debbie Novotny in the Showtime cable television series 'Queer as Folk', and as Madeline Westen on 'Burn Notice'.... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Louise Glück

Louise Glück (April 22, 1943-)

Louise Elisabeth Glück is an American poet. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003, after serving as a Special Bicentennial Consultant three years prior in 2000. Gluck has openly aligned herself to the school of Objectivist poets to which other poets like Louis Zukofsky, Charles Reznikoff, George... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin (January 4, 1943-)

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, historian, and political commentator. She is the author of biographies of several U.S. Presidents, including 'Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream'; 'The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga'; 'No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Stephen Greenblatt

Stephen Greenblatt (November 7, 1943-)

Stephen Jay Greenblatt is an American literary critic, theorist, scholar, and Pulitzer Prize winning author. He is John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts
Nancy Greene

Nancy Greene (May 11, 1943-)

Nancy Catherine Greene Raine, OC, OBC, OD is a Canadian Senator for British Columbia and a champion alpine skier voted as Canada's Female Athlete of the 20th Century. She was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Wikipedia
Ottawa, Ontario
Peter Guralnick

Peter Guralnick (December 15, 1943-)

Peter Guralnick is an American music critic, writer on music, and historian of US American popular music, who is also active as an author and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Joe Haldeman

Joe Haldeman (June 9, 1943-)

Joe William Haldeman is an American science fiction author. He is best known for his 1974 novel 'The Forever War'. That novel, and other of his works including 'The Hemingway Hoax' and 'Forever Peace', have won major science fiction awards including the Hugo Award and Nebula Award. For his career writing science fiction and/or fantasy he is a SFWA... Wikipedia
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Georgina Hale

Georgina Hale (August 4, 1943-)

Georgina Hale is an English actress notable for many stage, film and television appearances; often in the works of director Ken Russell and writer Simon Gray. She is perhaps best known for her BAFTA-winning performance as Alma Mahler in the 1974 film, 'Mahler'. Wikipedia
Ilford, Essex, England
George Harrison

George Harrison (February 25, 1943-November 29, 2001)

George Harrison was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Although John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the band's primary songwriters, most of their albums included at least one Harrison composition, including "While My... Wikipedia
Liverpool, England, UK
Los Angeles, California, US
Elizabeth Hartman

Elizabeth Hartman (December 2, 1943-June 10, 1987)

Mary Elizabeth Hartman was an American actress, best known for her performance in the 1965 film 'A Patch of Blue', playing a blind girl named Selina D'Arcy, opposite Sidney Poitier, a role for which she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year – Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for... Wikipedia
Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Edward Herrmann

Edward Herrmann (July 21, 1943-December 31, 2014)

Edward Kirk Herrmann was an American actor, director, writer, and comedian, best known for his Emmy-nominated portrayals of Franklin D. Roosevelt on television, Richard Gilmore in 'Gilmore Girls', a ubiquitous narrator for historical programs on The History Channel and in such PBS productions as 'Nova', and as a spokesman for Dodge automobiles in... Wikipedia
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

Brit Hume (June 22, 1943-)

Alexander Britton "Brit" Hume is a political commentator and television journalist. Wikipedia
Washington, D.C., United States
Tim Hunt

Tim Hunt (February 19, 1943-)

Sir Richard Timothy "Tim" Hunt is a British biochemist. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Nurse and Leland H. Hartwell for their discoveries of protein molecules that control the division of cells. Wikipedia
Neston, Cheshire, England
Anthony R. Hunter

Anthony R. Hunter (August 23, 1943-)

Anthony Rex Hunter is a British-American biologist who is a Professor of Biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California, San Diego. His research publications list his name as Tony Hunter. Wikipedia
United Kingdom
Claes Hylinger

Claes Hylinger (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Claes Hylinger is a Swedish novelist, essayist, poet and literary critic. He made his literary debut in 1972 with the novel 'I krig och kärlek'. Among his other novels is 'Ett långt farväl' from 1981. He was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 2002. Wikipedia
Eric Idle

Eric Idle (March 29, 1943-)

Eric Idle is an English comedian, actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer. Idle is a member of the English surreal comedy group Monty Python, a member of The Rutles on 'Saturday Night Live', and the author of the Broadway musical 'Spamalot'. Wikipedia
South Shields, County Durham, England
Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias (September 23, 1943-)

Iglesias Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer and songwriter who has sold 120–300 million records worldwide in 14 languages and released more than 80 albums, and more than 2,600 gold and platinum records certified, making him one of the best selling artists of all time. Wikipedia
Madrid, Spain

Ilaiyaraaja (June 2, 1943-)

Ilaiyaraaja is an Indian film composer who works predominantly in the South Indian cinema since the late 1970s. Regarded as one of the finest music composers in India, Ilaiyaraaja is also an instrumentalist, conductor, singer, and a songwriter. He has composed more than 5000 songs and is the only composer in the history of cinema to provide film... Wikipedia
Pannaipuram, Theni, Madras Presidency

Mick Jackson (director) (October 4, 1943-)

Mick Jackson is a British film director and television producer. Between 1973 and 1987, Jackson directed many documentary and drama productions for BBC TV and Channel 4. Relocating to Hollywood, he directed feature films, including 'The Bodyguard' starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. In 2010, Jackson won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for... Wikipedia
Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger (July 26, 1943-)

Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter and one-time actor, best known as the lead singer and a founder member of The Rolling Stones. Wikipedia
Dartford, Kent, England

Judith Jamison (May 10, 1943-)

Judith Ann Jamison is an American dancer and choreographer, best known as the Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Wikipedia
Mariss Jansons

Mariss Jansons (January 14, 1943-)

Mariss Ivars Georgs Jansons is a Latvian conductor, the son of conductor Arvīds Jansons and the singer Iraida Jansons. Wikipedia
Riga, Latvia
Donald Johanson

Donald Johanson (June 28, 1943-)

Donald Carl Johanson is an American paleoanthropologist. He is known for discovering the fossil of a female hominid australopithecine known as "Lucy" in the Afar Triangle region of Hadar, Ethiopia. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Davey Johnson

Davey Johnson (January 30, 1943-)

David Allen "Davey" Johnson is an American former professional baseball player and manager. He played for the Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Yomiuri Giants, Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs. He has managed the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Washington Nationals. Wikipedia
Orlando, Florida, United States
Jimmy Johnson (American football coach)

Jimmy Johnson (American football coach) (July 16, 1943-)

James William "Jimmy" Johnson is an American football broadcaster and former player, coach, and executive. Wikipedia
Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943-October 4, 1970)

Janis Lyn Joplin was an American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic/acid rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her own backing groups, The Kozmic Blues Band and The Full Tilt Boogie Band. Her first ever large scale public performance was at the... Wikipedia
Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Kalpana (Kannada actress)

Kalpana (Kannada actress) (July 8, 1943-May 3, 1979)

Kalpana, born Sharat Lata was a Kannada film actress. She was affectionately referred to as 'Minugu Taare' among the film fraternity. She is widely recognised as one of the greatest actresses of Kannada cinema who enjoyed both fan following and critical acclaimations showering upon her film after films. She made her screen debut as a lead actress... Wikipedia
South Canara, India
Gotur IB, Sankeshwar, Belgaum, India
Bob Kerrey

Bob Kerrey (August 27, 1943-)

Joseph Robert "Bob" Kerrey is an American politician who served as the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. Before entering politics, he served in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Navy SEAL officer and was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in combat. During the same action for... Wikipedia
Lincoln, Nebraska
John Kerry

John Kerry (December 11, 1943-)

John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He served as a United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1985 to 2013, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kerry was the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election but lost to... Wikipedia
Aurora, Colorado
Bruce Kidd

Bruce Kidd (July 26, 1943-)

Bruce Kidd is a Canadian academic, author, and athlete. Wikipedia
Ottawa, Ontario
Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King (November 22, 1943-)

Billie Jean King is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. King won the singles title at the inaugural WTA Tour Championships. King often represented the United States in the Federation Cup and the Wightman Cup. She was a member... Wikipedia
Long Beach, California, United States
Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley (December 31, 1943-)

Sir Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. He is known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film 'Gandhi', for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He is also known for his performances in the films... Wikipedia
Snainton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Klaus von Klitzing

Klaus von Klitzing (June 28, 1943-)

Klaus von Klitzing is a German physicist known for discovery of the integer quantum Hall Effect, for which he was awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics. Wikipedia
Schroda (Posen)
Kenny Kramer

Kenny Kramer (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Kenny Kramer is an American stand-up comedian and is the real-life inspiration for the character of Cosmo Kramer from the television sitcom 'Seinfeld'. Wikipedia
New York, U.S.
Krishna (actor)

Krishna (actor) (May 31, 1943-)

Krishna Ghattamaneni Popularly Known as Superstar Krishna is an Indian film actor, director and producer known for his works in Telugu Cinema. Wikipedia
Guntur, India
Michael Krüger (writer)

Michael Krüger (writer) (December 9, 1943-)

Michael Krüger is a German writer, publisher and translator. Wikipedia
Wittgendorf, Germany
Finn E. Kydland

Finn E. Kydland (December 1, 1943-)

Finn Erling Kydland is a Norwegian economist. He is the Henley Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds the Richard P. Simmons Distinguished Professorship at the Tepper School of Business of Carnegie Mellon University, where he earned his Ph.D., and a part-time position at the Norwegian School of... Wikipedia

Lynda La Plante (March 15, 1943-)

Lynda La Plante, CBE is an English author, screenwriter and former actress, best known for writing the 'Prime Suspect' television crime series. Wikipedia
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Butler Lampson

Butler Lampson (December 23, 1943-)

Butler W. Lampson is a computer scientist. Wikipedia
Washington, DC

John Lawton (biologist) (September 24, 1943-)

John Hartley Lawton, FRS is a British ecologist and RSPB Vice President and Chair of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Wikipedia
Albert Lee

Albert Lee (December 21, 1943-)

Albert William Lee is an English guitarist known for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique. Lee has worked, both in the studio and on tour, with many famous musicians from a wide range of genres. He has also maintained a solo career and is a noted composer and musical director. Wikipedia
Lingen, Herefordshire, England
Robert Lefkowitz

Robert Lefkowitz (April 15, 1943-)

Robert Joseph Lefkowitz is an American physician and biochemist. He is best known for his groundbreaking discoveries that reveal the inner workings of an important family G protein-coupled receptors, for which he was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Brian Kobilka. He is currently an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical... Wikipedia
Bronx, New York, United States
Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh (February 20, 1943-)

Mike Leigh OBE is an English writer and director of film and theatre. He studied theatre at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and further at the Camberwell School of Art and the Central School of Art and Design. He began as a theatre director and playwright in the mid-1960s. In the 1970s and 1980s his career moved between theatre work and making... Wikipedia
Brocket Hall, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England
Hanoch Levin

Hanoch Levin (December 18, 1943-August 18, 1999)

Hanoch Levin, was a prominent Israeli dramatist, theater director, author and poet, best known for his theater plays. Wikipedia
David Loxton

David Loxton (January 28, 1943-September 20, 1989)

David R. Loxton, was a producer of documentaries and other programs for public television in the USA. Wikipedia
Harry N. MacLean

Harry N. MacLean (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Harry MacLean is a writer and lawyer living in Denver, Colorado who writes true crime books and won an Edgar Award for his book 'In Broad Daylight'. Wikipedia

Ruth Madoc (April 16, 1943-)

Ruth Madoc is a British actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Gladys Pugh in the 1980s BBC television comedy 'Hi-de-Hi!', for which she received a BAFTA TV award nomination for Best Light Entertainment Performance, and as Daffyd Thomas's mother in the second series of 'Little Britain'. Wikipedia
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Valerio Massimo Manfredi

Valerio Massimo Manfredi (March 8, 1943-)

Valerio Massimo Manfredi is an Italian historian, writer, essayist, archaeologist and journalist. Wikipedia
Castelfranco Emilia, province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow (June 17, 1943-)

Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for such recordings as "Mandy", "Can't Smile Without You", and "Copacabana". Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York City
Michael Mann (director)

Michael Mann (director) (February 5, 1943-)

Michael Kenneth Mann is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Jan Mark

Jan Mark (June 22, 1943-January 16, 2006)

Jan Mark was a British writer best known for children's books. In all she wrote over fifty novels and plays and many anthologised short stories. She won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject, both for 'Thunder and Lightnings' and for 'Handles'. She was also a "Highly... Wikipedia

Kenji Maruyama (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Kenji Maruyama is a Japanese author. He received the Akutagawa Prize for one of his novels, in 1966 at the age of 23, becoming the third of an often touted group of college seniors to win the prize at age 23, following Ishihara Shintaro and Oe Kenzaburo. Wikipedia

Buster Mathis (June 11, 1943-September 6, 1995)

Buster Mathis was a boxer who had a very successful career as an amateur heavyweight boxer. He qualified for a spot in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. However, he was injured and was unable to compete there. Instead of him, the fighter Mathis beat in the Olympic Trials went to the Olympics. This fighter was the legendary Joe Frazier, who went on to win... Wikipedia
Sledge, Mississippi
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Marilyn McCoo

Marilyn McCoo (September 30, 1943-)

Marilyn McCoo is an American singer, actress, and television presenter, who is best known for being the lead female vocalist in the group The 5th Dimension, as well as hosting the 1980s music countdown series 'Solid Gold'. Since 1969 she has been married to singer Billy Davis, Jr., the founder and co-member of the 5th Dimension. She also has a... Wikipedia
Jersey City, New Jersey

Grant McCune (March 27, 1943-December 27, 2010)

Grant McCune was an American special effects designer whose entry into Hollywood was the uncredited creation of the great white shark in the 1975 film 'Jaws'. His efforts there led to work on a series of major films, including his design of the robots in the 'Star Wars' films, winning an Oscar in 1977 for his efforts in the first film in the... Wikipedia
Hidden Hills, California

James Alan McPherson (September 16, 1943-)

James Alan McPherson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American short story writer and essayist. He has been a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Fellowship. McPherson is a member of the permanent faculty of the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. Wikipedia
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Gary McSpadden

Gary McSpadden (January 26, 1943-)

Gary McSpadden is an American pastor, singer, songwriter, producer, television host and motivational speaker. He has musical roots in quartet music and Southern gospel with The Statesmen, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Imperials, The Bill Gaither Trio, and The Gaither Vocal Band. McSpadden's songs include "Jesus Lord To Me”, “Hallelujah Praise The Lamb”,... Wikipedia
Mangum, Oklahoma, United States
Molly Meldrum

Molly Meldrum (January 29, 1943-)

Ian Alexander "Molly" Meldrum AM is an Australian popular music critic, journalist, record producer and musical entrepreneur. He was the talent co-ordinator, on-air interviewer and music news presenter on the former popular music program 'Countdown' and is widely recognised for his trademark Stetson hat, which he has regularly worn in public since... Wikipedia
Orbost, Victoria, Australia
Krzysztof Meyer

Krzysztof Meyer (August 11, 1943-)

Krzysztof Meyer is a Polish composer, pianist and music scholar, formerly Dean of the Department of Music Theory at the State College of Music, and president of the Union of Polish Composers. Meyer served as professor of composition at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne from 1987 to 2008, prior to retirement. Wikipedia

Félix Millán (August 21, 1943-)

Félix Bernardo Millán Martínez is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball player. He played as a second baseman in Major League Baseball. Wikipedia
Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell (November 7, 1943-)

Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC is a Canadian singer-songwriter and painter. Mitchell began singing in small nightclubs in Saskatchewan and Western Canada and then busking in the streets and dives of Toronto. In 1965, she moved to the United States and began touring. Some of her original songs were covered by folk singers, allowing her to sign... Wikipedia
Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada
Bill Moggridge

Bill Moggridge (June 25, 1943-September 8, 2012)

William Grant "Bill" Moggridge, RDI was a British designer, author and educator who cofounded the design company IDEO and was director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York. He was a pioneer in adopting a human-centred approach in design, and championed interaction design as a mainstream design discipline. Among his achievements,... Wikipedia
London, England
San Francisco, California, US
Mario J. Molina

Mario J. Molina (March 19, 1943-)

Mario José Molina-Pasquel Henríquez is a Mexican-born chemist and the most prominent precursors to the discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole. In 2004 he became professor at the University of California, San Diego and the Center for Atmospheric Sciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He was a co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in... Wikipedia
Mexico City, Mexico
Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan (September 19, 1943-)

Joe Leonard Morgan is a former Major League Baseball second baseman who played for the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, and Oakland Athletics from 1963 to 1984. He won two World Series championships with the Reds in 1975 and 1976 and was also named the National League Most Valuable Player in those years.... Wikipedia
Bonham, Texas
Walter Murch

Walter Murch (July 12, 1943-)

Walter Scott Murch is an American film editor and sound designer. Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf (August 11, 1943-living)

Pervez Musharraf is a retired four-star general and a politician who was brought to power through a military coup d'état in 1999. He served as the tenth President of Pakistan from 2001 until 2008. Prior to that, he was the 13th Chief of Army Staff from October 1998 till November 2007, and was also the tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff... Wikipedia
Daryaganj, Delhi, India
Joe Namath

Joe Namath (May 31, 1943-)

Joseph William "Joe" Namath, nicknamed "Broadway Joe" or "Joe Willie", is a former American football quarterback. He played college football for the University of Alabama under coach Paul "Bear" Bryant and his assistant, Howard Schnellenberger, from 1962–1964, and professional football in the American Football League and National Football League... Wikipedia
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Randy Newman

Randy Newman (November 28, 1943-)

Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant pop songs, and for film scores. Wikipedia
Los Angeles
Oliver North

Oliver North (October 7, 1943-2012-13-11)

Oliver Laurence 'Ollie' North is a former United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, Republican political commentator and television host, military historian, and 'New York Times' best-selling author. North played an important part during the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal of the late 1980s. He was a National Security Council staff... Wikipedia
San Antonio, Texas
Michel Ocelot

Michel Ocelot (October 27, 1943-)

Michel Ocelot is a French writer, character designer, storyboard artist and director of animated films and television programs and a former president of the International Animated Film Association. Though best known for his 1998 début feature 'Kirikou and the Sorceress', his earlier films and television work had already won Césars and British... Wikipedia
Villefranche-sur-Mer, French Riviera, France

Pat O'Connor (director) (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Pat O'Connor, born in Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland, is a BAFTA-winning Irish film director. Wikipedia
Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland
Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje (September 12, 1943-)

Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC, is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist and poet. He won the Booker Prize for his novel 'The English Patient', which was adapted as the 1996 film of the same name. Wikipedia
Michael Palin

Michael Palin (May 5, 1943-)

Michael Edward Palin is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He was one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and later made a number of travel documentaries. Wikipedia
Broomhill, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Ronald Perelman

Ronald Perelman (January 1, 1943-)

Ronald Owen Perelman is an American businessman. Through his company MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., he has invested in various companies in grocery, cigar, licorice, makeup, car, photography, television, camping, security, lottery, jewelry, banks, and the American comic book industry. Perelman annually is one of the world's largest... Wikipedia
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Valerie Perrine

Valerie Perrine (September 3, 1943-)

Valerie Ritchie Perrine is an American actress and model. Wikipedia
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Joe Pesci

Joe Pesci (February 9, 1943-)

Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci is an American actor, comedian and musician, known for playing tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres. He is best known for a trio of films in which he co-starred with Robert De Niro, directed by Martin Scorsese: 'Raging Bull', 'Goodfellas' and 'Casino'. Wikipedia
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Richard Peto (May 14, 1943-)

Sir Richard Peto FRS is Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford, England. Wikipedia
United Kingdom
Shawn Phillips

Shawn Phillips (February 3, 1943-)

Shawn Phillips is an American folk-rock musician, primarily influential in the 1960s and 1970s. Wikipedia

Christopher Priest (novelist) (July 14, 1943-)

Christopher Priest is a British novelist and science fiction writer. His works include 'Fugue for a Darkening Island', 'Inverted World', 'The Affirmation', 'The Glamour', 'The Prestige' and 'The Separation'. Wikipedia
Cheadle, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Rubén Rada

Rubén Rada (July 17, 1943-)

Rubén Rada; moniker "El Negro Rada") is an Afro-Uruguayan percussionist, composer and singer. He is closely associated with Candombe, an Afro–Uruguayan rhythmic style music, which is based on the sound of three types of drums: ´chico´, ‘repique’ and ‘piano’. Rada recorded more than 30 albums, which today are considered Uruguayan classics. Wikipedia
Montevideo, Uruguay
Jef Raskin

Jef Raskin (March 9, 1943-February 26, 2005)

Jef Raskin was an American human–computer interface expert best known for conceiving and starting the Macintosh project for Apple in the late 1970s. Wikipedia
New York City
Pacifica, California
Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave (March 8, 1943-May 2, 2010)

Lynn Rachel Redgrave was an English actress. Wikipedia
Marylebone, London, England, UK
Kent, Connecticut, U.S.
Keith Richards

Keith Richards (December 18, 1943-)

Keith Richards is an English musician, singer and songwriter, and one of the original members of the rock band The Rolling Stones. 'Rolling Stone Magazine' credited Richards for "rock's greatest single body of riffs" on guitar and ranked him 4th on its list of 100 best guitarists. Fourteen songs that Richards wrote with the Rolling Stones' lead... Wikipedia
Dartford, Kent, England
Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts (December 27, 1943-)

Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts, best known as Cokie Roberts, is an American journalist and author. She is a contributing senior news analyst for National Public Radio as well as a regular roundtable analyst for the current 'This Week With George Stephanopoulos'. Roberts also works as a political commentator for ABC News, serving as... Wikipedia
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Richard J. Roberts

Richard J. Roberts (September 6, 1943-)

Sir Richard "Rich" John Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. He was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Phillip Allen Sharp for the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA and the mechanism of gene-splicing. He currently works at New England Biolabs. Wikipedia
Derby, England, UK
Jeanne Robertson

Jeanne Robertson (September 21, 1943-May 24, 2012)

Jeanne Robertson or Jeanne Swanner Robertson is an American humorist and professional speaker. In 1963, at age 19, she was named Miss North Carolina and went on to be named "Miss Congeniality" in that year's Miss America competition. Robertson credits her reign as the catalyst for her career. Her anecdotes air regularly on satellite radio comedy... Wikipedia
Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson (July 5, 1943-)

Robbie Robertson, OC is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and guitarist best known for his work as lead guitarist and primary songwriter within The Band. As a songwriter, Robertson is credited for such songs as "The Weight", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", "Up On Cripple Creek", "Broken Arrow" and "Somewhere Down the Crazy River". He has... Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson (November 26, 1943-)

Marilynne Summers Robinson is an American novelist and essayist. She has received several awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005 and the 2012 National Humanities Medal. Wikipedia
Sandpoint, Idaho, United States
Jean-Marie Rouart

Jean-Marie Rouart (April 8, 1943-)

Jean-Marie Rouart is a French novelist, essayist and journalist. He was elected to the Académie française on 18 December 1997. Wikipedia

Sheila Rowbotham (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Sheila Rowbotham is a British socialist feminist theorist and writer. Wikipedia
Burt Rutan

Burt Rutan (June 17, 1943-)

Elbert Leander "Burt" Rutan is an American aerospace engineer noted for his originality in designing light, strong, unusual-looking, energy-efficient aircraft. He designed the record-breaking Voyager, which was the first plane to fly around the world without stopping or refueling, and the sub-orbital spaceplane SpaceShipOne, which won the Ansari... Wikipedia
Estacada, OR, United States
Thomas J. Sargent

Thomas J. Sargent (July 19, 1943-)

Thomas John "Tom" Sargent is an American economist, specializing in the fields of macroeconomics, monetary economics and time series econometrics. As of 2014, he ranks fourteenth among the most cited economists in the world. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2011 together with Christopher A. Sims "for their empirical research on cause... Wikipedia
Pasadena, California
Gale Sayers

Gale Sayers (May 30, 1943-)

Gale Eugene Sayers, also known as "The Kansas Comet", is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for seven seasons during the 1960s and early 1970s. He played college football for the University of Kansas, and was twice recognized as an All-American. He was a first-round pick... Wikipedia
Wichita, Kansas, United States

Eduardo Serra (October 2, 1943-)

Eduardo Serra is a Portuguese cinematographer who has received two nominations for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Wikipedia
Lisbon, Portugal
Wallace Shawn

Wallace Shawn (November 12, 1943-)

Wallace Michael "Wally" Shawn is an American actor, playwright, and essayist. His best-known film roles include Wally Shawn in 'My Dinner with Andre', Vizzini in 'The Princess Bride', and Rex the toy dinosaur in the 'Toy Story' animated film series. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer (December 23, 1943-)

Harry Julius Shearer is an American actor, humorist, writer, voice artist, musician, author, radio host and filmmaker. He is known for his long-running roles on 'The Simpsons', his work on 'Saturday Night Live', the comedy band Spinal Tap and his radio program 'Le Show'. Born in Los Angeles, California, Shearer began his career as a child actor,... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Lucius Shepard

Lucius Shepard (August 21, 1943-March 18, 2014)

Lucius Shepard was an American writer. Classified as a science fiction and fantasy writer, he often leaned into other genres, such as magical realism. His work is infused with a political and historical sensibility and an awareness of literary antecedents. Wikipedia
Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Portland, Oregon, USA
Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard (November 5, 1943-)

Sam Shepard is an American playwright, actor, and television and film director. He is the author of several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play 'Buried Child'. Shepard was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of pilot Chuck Yeager in 'The... Wikipedia
Fort Sheridan, Illinois, U.S.
Bobby Sherman

Bobby Sherman (July 22, 1943-)

Robert Cabot "Bobby" Sherman, Jr., is an American singer, actor and occasional songwriter, who became a popular teen idol in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Wikipedia
Santa Monica, California
Richard Smalley

Richard Smalley (June 6, 1943-October 28, 2005)

Richard Errett Smalley was the Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University, in Houston, Texas. In 1996, along with Robert Curl, also a professor of chemistry at Rice, and Harold Kroto, a professor at the University of Sussex, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the... Wikipedia
Akron, Ohio
Houston, Texas

Charlie Smalls (October 25, 1943-August 27, 1987)

Charlie Smalls was an African-American composer and songwriter, best known for writing the music for the 1975 Broadway musical 'The Wiz'. Wikipedia
Queens, New York

Cedric Smith (actor) (September 21, 1943-)

Cedric Smith is an English Canadian actor and musician. He played Alec King in the CBC television series 'Road to Avonlea' and was the voice of Professor X in the 'X-Men' TV series. Wikipedia
Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, U.K.

Frank Snepp (May 3, 1943-)

Frank Warren Snepp is a journalist and former chief analyst of North Vietnamese strategy for the Central Intelligence Agency in Saigon during the Vietnam War. For five out of his eight years as a CIA officer, he worked as interrogator, agent debriefer, and chief strategy analyst in the US Embassy, Saigon; he was awarded the Intelligence Medal of... Wikipedia
Kinston, North Carolina

Sasha Sokolov (November 6, 1943-)

Sasha Sokolov is a paradoxical writer of Russian literature. Wikipedia

Linda Spalding (June 25, 1943-)

Linda Spalding is a Canadian writer and editor. Born in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Jacob Alan Dickinson and Edith Senner, she lived in Mexico and Hawaii before moving to Toronto, Ontario in 1982. Wikipedia
Topeka, Kansas, United States
Michael Spence

Michael Spence (November 7, 1943-)

Andrew Michael Spence is an American economist and recipient of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, along with George Akerlof and Joseph E. Stiglitz, for their work on the dynamics of information flows and market development. Wikipedia
Montclair, New Jersey
Stephen Stich

Stephen Stich (May 9, 1943-)

Stephen Stich is a professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He is also currently an Honorary Professor of the department of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. Stich's main philosophical interests are in the philosophy of mind, cognitive science, epistemology, and moral psychology. He is arguably best known for his contributions to... Wikipedia
Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz (February 9, 1943-)

Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the John Bates Clark Medal. He is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and is a former member and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.... Wikipedia
Gary, Indiana, USA

Thorgeir Stubø (November 12, 1943-October 22, 1986)

Thorgeir Stubø is a Norwegian jazz musician and composer. He is father of Jazz guitarist Håvard, Jazz singer Kjersti and Theater director Eirik Stubø, and grandfather of Electronica musician Mathias Stubø. Wikipedia
Narvik, Norway
Narvik, Norway
Rashid Sunyaev

Rashid Sunyaev (March 1, 1943-)

Rashid Alievich Sunyaev is a Soviet and Russian astrophysicist of Tatar descent. He was educated at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He became a professor at MIPT in 1974. Sunyaev was the head of the High Energy Astrophysics Department of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and has been chief scientist of the Academy's Space Research... Wikipedia
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR

Henri Szeps (October 2, 1943-)

Henri Szeps OAM is an Swiss Australian character actor best known for his role as Robert Beare in the ABC situation comedy series 'Mother and Son'. Wikipedia
James Tate (writer)

James Tate (writer) (December 8, 1943-)

James Tate is an American poet whose work has earned him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. He is a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters James Vincent Tate was born in Kansas City, Missouri, where he lived with his mother and his grandparents in his... Wikipedia
Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Mildred D. Taylor (September 13, 1943-)

Mildred DeLois Taylor is an African-American writer known for her works exploring the struggle faced by African-American families in the Deep South. Wikipedia
Jackson, Mississippi, US

Ivan Tcherepnin (February 5, 1943-April 11, 1998)

Ivan Alexandrovich Tcherepnin was an experimental, then later modernist/postmodernist, composer. He was born into a highly musical family, his father and grandfather, Alexander and Nikolai, being distinguished Russian composers, and his mother Ming a well-known pianist. His elder brother, Serge is also a composer. He studied with Leon Kirchner,... Wikipedia
André Téchiné

André Téchiné (March 13, 1943-)

André Téchiné is a French screenwriter and film director. He has a long and distinguished career that places him among the best post-New Wave French film directors. Wikipedia
Valence-d'Agen, Tarn-et-Garonne, France
Charles P. Thacker

Charles P. Thacker (February 26, 1943-)

Charles P. Thacker is an American pioneer computer designer. He worked on the Xerox Alto which is the first computer that used a mouse-driven Graphical User Interface. Wikipedia
Pasadena, California, USA
Ken Thompson

Ken Thompson (February 4, 1943-)

Kenneth "Ken" Thompson, commonly referred to as ken in hacker circles, is an American pioneer of computer science. Having worked at Bell Labs for most of his career, Thompson designed and implemented the original Unix operating system. He also invented the B programming language, the direct predecessor to the C programming language, and was one of... Wikipedia
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Rose Tremain (August 2, 1943-)

Rose Tremain CBE FRSL is an English author, and current Chancellor of the University of East Anglia. Wikipedia
James Turrell

James Turrell (May 6, 1943-)

James Turrell is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space. Turrell was a MacArthur Fellow in 1984. Turrell is best known for his work in progress, 'Roden Crater', a natural cinder cone crater located outside Flagstaff, Arizona that he is turning into a massive naked-eye observatory. Wikipedia
Pasadena, California
Leslie Uggams

Leslie Uggams (May 25, 1943-)

Leslie Uggams is an American actress and singer, known for her work in 'Hallelujah, Baby!' and as Kizzy Reynolds in the 1977 television miniseries 'Roots'. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Lyudmila Ulitskaya

Lyudmila Ulitskaya (February 21, 1943-)

Lyudmila Evgenyevna Ulitskaya is one of the most widely read and internationally acclaimed modern Russian novelist and short-story writer who, in 2014, was awarded the prestigious Austrian State Prize for European Literature for her oeuvre. In 2006 she published 'Daniel Stein, Translator', a novel dealing with the Holocaust and the need for... Wikipedia
Davlekanovo, Russia

Axel Ullrich (October 19, 1943-)

Axel Ullrich in is a German cancer researcher and has been the Director of the Molecular biology dept. at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany since 1988. This department's research has primarily focused on signal transduction. Professor Ullrich has received Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence, awarded by Sheikh... Wikipedia
Nils-Aslak Valkeapää

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää (March 3, 1943-November 26, 2001)

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, known as 'Áillohaš' in the Northern Sami language was a Finnish Sami writer, musician and artist. He was born in Enontekiö in Lapland province, Finland. He lived most of his life in Käsivarsi, close to the border of Sweden, and also in Skibotn in Norway. Valkeapää was born to a family of traditional reindeer herders, but was... Wikipedia

Vangelis (March 29, 1943-)

Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, professionally known as Vangelis, is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock, and orchestral music. He is best known for his Academy Award–winning score for the film 'Chariots of Fire', composing scores for the films 'Antarctica', 'Blade Runner', 'Missing', '1492: Conquest of... Wikipedia
Volos, Greece

Ellen Bryant Voigt (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Ellen Bryant Voigt is an American poet. She has published six collections of poetry and a collection of craft essays. Her poetry collection 'Shadow of Heaven' was a finalist for the National Book Award and 'Kyrie' was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her poetry has been published in several national publications. She served as... Wikipedia

Tony Waddington (songwriter) (<a href="/born/year/1943" title="Celebrities Born in 1943">1943</a>-)

Anthony Brandon "Tony" Waddington is an English film producer, songwriter, screenplay writer, record producer, and creative media executive. He became well known, with Wayne Bickerton, as writer and producer of a series of UK chart hits in the 1970s for The Rubettes. He also received an Ivor Novello Award as 'Songwriter of the Year'. Wikipedia

Albert H. Walenta (October 2, 1943-)

Albert H. Walenta is professor for experimental physics at the University of Siegen in Germany. Wikipedia
Lech Wałęsa

Lech Wałęsa (September 29, 1943-)

Lech Wałęsa is a Polish politician, trade-union organizer, philanthropist and human-rights activist. A charismatic leader, he co-founded Solidarity, the Soviet bloc's first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland from 1990 to 1995. Wikipedia
Popowo, Poland
Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken (March 31, 1943-)

Ronald Walken, known professionally as Christopher Walken, is an American actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including 'The Deer Hunter', 'Annie Hall', 'The Prophecy' trilogy, 'The Dogs of War', 'Brainstorm', 'The Dead Zone', 'A View to a Kill', 'True Romance', 'Pulp Fiction', 'Catch Me If You Can', 'Hairspray' and... Wikipedia
Queens, New York, U.S.
Roger Waters

Roger Waters (September 6, 1943-)

George Roger Waters is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band Pink Floyd with drummer Nick Mason, keyboardist Richard Wright and guitarist, singer, and songwriter Syd Barrett. Waters initially served as the group's bassist, but following the departure of Barrett... Wikipedia
Surrey, England, UK
Betty Williams (Nobel laureate)

Betty Williams (Nobel laureate) (May 22, 1943-)

Betty Williams in the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland, is a co-recipient with Mairead Corrigan of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for her work as a cofounder of Community of Peace People, an organisation dedicated to promoting a peaceful resolution to the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Wikipedia
Belfast, Northern Ireland

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