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Haris Alexiou

Haris Alexiou (December 27, 1950-)

Haris Alexiou is a Greek singer. She is considered one of the most popular singers in Greece and has been commercially successful since the 1970s. She has worked with important Greek songwriters and composers, has performed at top musical theatres all over the world, and has received several awards. She has recorded over thirty albums and has been... Wikipedia
Thebes, Greece
Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen (January 16, 1950-)

Deborrah Kaye “Debbie” Allen is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She is perhaps best known for her work on the 1982 musical-drama television series 'Fame', where she portrayed dance teacher Lydia Grant, and served as the... Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, U.S.

Rebecca Alpert (April 12, 1950-)

Rabbi Rebecca Trachtenberg Alpert is an American professor in the Departments of Religion and Women's Studies at Temple University. She is currently Senior Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Wikipedia
Anne, Princess Royal

Anne, Princess Royal (August 15, 1950-)

Anne, Princess Royal is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time of her birth, she was third in the line of succession, behind her mother and elder brother Charles. She rose to second after her mother's accession, but after the birth of two younger brothers, six nieces and nephews,... Wikipedia
London, England, UK
Daniel Auteuil

Daniel Auteuil (January 24, 1950-)

Daniel Auteuil is a French actor and director who has appeared in a wide range of film genres, including period dramas, romantic comedies, and crime thrillers. In 1996, he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival together with Belgian actor Pascal Duquenne. He is also the winner of two César Award for Best Actor, one in 1987 as Ugolin... Wikipedia
Algiers, French Algeria
Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi (September 18, 1950-)

Shabana Azmi is an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. An alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India of Pune, she made her film debut in 1974 and soon became one of the leading actresses of Parallel Cinema, a Bengali new-wave movement known for its serious content and neo-realism and received government patronage during the... Wikipedia
New Delhi, India
Kathy Baker

Kathy Baker (June 8, 1950-)

Katherine Whitton "Kathy" Baker is an American stage, film and television actress, known for her leading and supporting performances in film and television. Wikipedia
Midland, Texas, U.S.
Josiane Balasko

Josiane Balasko (April 15, 1950-)

Josiane Balasko is a French actress, writer and director. She has won two César Award on seven nominations. Wikipedia
Paris, France

Jenny Beavan (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Jenny Beavan is a British costume designer. She has won an Academy Award and has been nominated eight times, most recently for 'The King's Speech'. Beavan also received a Tony Award nomination for Best Costume Design for the play 'Private Lives'. Wikipedia
London, England
Georg Bednorz

Georg Bednorz (May 16, 1950-)

Johannes Georg Bednorz is a German physicist who, together with K. Alex Müller, discovered high-temperature superconductivity in ceramics, for which they shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in Physics. Wikipedia
Neuenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Kirsten Bråten Berg (January 7, 1950-)

Kirsten Marie Bråten Berg is a Norwegian folk singer, silversmith and government scholar. She is currently living in Valle in the Setesdal area of southern Norway. She trained as a silversmith at the Torleiv H. Bjørgums Vocational College in Setesdal and then set up her own workshop there, in Nomeland. Wikipedia
Alain Bergeron

Alain Bergeron (February 11, 1950-)

Alain Bergeron is a Québécois science fiction author and political scientist. Wikipedia

Gary Berland (May 9, 1950-February 6, 1988)

Gary "Bones" Berland was an American professional poker player who won five World Series of Poker bracelets. Wikipedia
Gardena, California
Estelle Blackburn

Estelle Blackburn (March 1, 1950-)

Estelle Blackburn is a journalist who has played a crucial role in the review of some controversial criminal cases in Western Australia. Wikipedia
Perth, Western Australia
Susan Blakely

Susan Blakely (September 7, 1950-)

Susan Blakely is an American actress and model. She is best known for her leading role in the 1976 ABC miniseries, 'Rich Man, Poor Man', for which she received Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Blakely also has appeared in films include 'The Towering Inferno', 'Report to the Commissioner', 'Capone', 'The Concorde ...... Wikipedia
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Peter Boardman (December 25, 1950-May 17, 1982)

Peter Boardman was a British mountaineer and author. He is best known for a series of bold and lightweight expeditions to the Himalayas, often in partnership with Joe Tasker, and for his contribution to mountain literature. Boardman and Tasker died on the North East Ridge of Mount Everest in 1982. The Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature... Wikipedia
Stockport, Cheshire, England, UK
The North-East Ridge, Mount Everest, Tibet

Duane Bobick (August 24, 1950-)

Duane Bobick is a former boxer from the United States, who became world amateur heavyweight champion in 1971, and also won the gold medal at the 1971 Pan American Games. He fought for the United States at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. Wikipedia
Little Falls, Minnesota, U.S.
Terry Bozzio

Terry Bozzio (December 27, 1950-)

Terry John "Ted" Bozzio is an American drummer best known for his work with Missing Persons and Frank Zappa. He has been featured on nine solo or collaborative albums, twenty six albums with Frank Zappa, and seven albums with Missing Persons. He has been a prolific sideman, playing on numerous releases by other artists since the mid-1970s. Wikipedia
San Francisco
David Bradley (novelist)

David Bradley (novelist) (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

David Henry Bradley, Jr. is the author of 'South Street' and the 'The Chaneysville Incident', which won the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1982. Both novels have been recently released in electronic editions by Open Road Media. Wikipedia
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

Joshua Brand (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Joshua Brand is an American television writer, director, and producer who created 'St. Elsewhere', 'I'll Fly Away' and 'Northern Exposure' with his writing-and-producing partner John Falsey. Wikipedia
United States
Angelo Branduardi

Angelo Branduardi (February 12, 1950-)

Angelo Branduardi, is an Italian folk/folk rock singer-songwriter and composer who scored relative success in Italy and European countries such as France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Greece. Wikipedia
Richard Branson

Richard Branson (July 18, 1950-)

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, KBE is an English businessman and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. Wikipedia
Blackheath, London, England
David Brin

David Brin (October 6, 1950-)

Glen David Brin is an American scientist and award-winning author of science fiction. He has received the Hugo, Locus, Campbell and Nebula Awards. His Campbell Award winning novel 'The Postman' was adapted as a feature film and starred Kevin Costner in 1997. David Brin's nonfiction book 'The Transparent Society' won the Freedom of Speech Award of... Wikipedia
Glendale, California, USA
Janet Browne

Janet Browne (March 30, 1950-)

Elizabeth Janet Browne is a British historian of science, known especially for her work on the history of 19th century biology. She taught at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College, London, before returning to Harvard. She is currently Aramont Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. Wikipedia
Kevin Burke (musician)

Kevin Burke (musician) (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Kevin Burke is an Irish master fiddler considered one of the finest living Irish fiddlers. For nearly four decades he has been at the forefront of Irish traditional music and Celtic music, performing and recording with the seminal groups The Bothy Band, Patrick Street, and the Celtic Fiddle Festival. Wikipedia
London, England
Gabriel Byrne

Gabriel Byrne (May 12, 1950-)

Gabriel James Byrne is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979. Byrne's screen debut came in the Irish soap opera 'The Riordans' and the spin-off show 'Bracken'. He has now starred in over 35... Wikipedia
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Camarón de la Isla

Camarón de la Isla (December 5, 1950-July 2, 1992)

José Monje Cruz, better known by his stage name Camarón de la Isla, was a Spanish romani flamenco singer. Considered one of the all time greatest flamenco singers, he was noted for his collaborations with Paco de Lucia and Tomatito, and the three of them were of major importance to the revival of flamenco in the second half of the 20th century. Wikipedia
Cádiz, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
John Candy

John Candy (October 31, 1950-March 4, 1994)

John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian. Wikipedia
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Durango, Mexico
Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole (February 6, 1950-)

Natalie Maria Cole is an American singer, songwriter, and performer. The daughter of Nat King Cole, Cole rose to musical success in the mid-1970s as a R&B artist with the hits "This Will Be", "Inseparable", and "Our Love". After a period of failing sales and performances due to a heavy drug addiction, Cole reemerged as a pop artist with the 1987... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Francis Collins

Francis Collins (April 14, 1950-)

Francis Sellers Collins is an American physician-geneticist noted for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project. He currently serves as Director of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Wikipedia
Staunton, Virginia, United States
Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes (September 24, 1950-)

Alan Samuel Colmes is an American radio and television host, liberal political commentator for the Fox News Channel, and blogger. He is the host of 'The Alan Colmes Show', a nationally syndicated talk-radio show distributed by Fox News Radio that also airs throughout the United States on Fox News Talk on Sirius and XM. From 1996 to 2009, Colmes... Wikipedia
New York City
Robbie Coltrane

Robbie Coltrane (March 30, 1950-)

Robbie Coltrane is a Scottish actor, comedian and author. He is known for his roles as Rubeus Hagrid in the 'Harry Potter' films, as Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky in the James Bond films 'GoldenEye' and 'The World Is Not Enough' and as Dr. Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald in the British TV series 'Cracker' during the 1990s. Wikipedia
Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK

Gemma Craven (June 1, 1950-)

Gemma Craven is an Irish actress. Wikipedia
Dublin, Ireland
Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell (August 7, 1950-)

Rodney Crowell is an American musician, known primarily for his work as a singer and songwriter in country music. Crowell has had five number one singles on Hot Country Songs, all from his 1988 album 'Diamonds & Dirt'. He has also written songs and produced for other artists. Wikipedia
Houston, Texas United States
Erri De Luca

Erri De Luca (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Erri De Luca is an Italian novelist, translator and poet. He has been recognized by critic Giorgio De Rienzo of 'Corriere della Sera' as "the writer of the decade". He is also known for his opposition to the Lyon-Turin high speed train line, and is being sued for having called for its sabotaging. Wikipedia
Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver (May 6, 1950-)

Jeffery Deaver is an American mystery/crime writer. He has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University and originally started working as a journalist. He later practiced law before embarking on a successful career as a best-selling novelist. He has been awarded the Steel Dagger and Short... Wikipedia
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

Deva (music director) (November 20, 1950-)

Devanesan Chokkalingam, popularly known as Deva, is an Indian film composer and singer. He has composed songs and provided background music for Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films in a career spanning about 20 years. Many know his gaana songs, written mostly using Madras Tamil. He is known as the "Father of Gaana Genre" in the Tamil film... Wikipedia

Karen DeYoung (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Karen DeYoung is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, and is the associate editor for 'The Washington Post'. Wikipedia

Mick Dodson (April 10, 1950-)

Michael James "Mick" Dodson, AM, BJuris, LLB, DLitt, LLD, FASSA is an Indigenous Australian barrister, academic, and member of the Yawuru peoples in the Broome area of the southern Kimberley region of Western Australia. His brother is Patrick Dodson, also a noted Aboriginal leader. Wikipedia
Brad Dourif

Brad Dourif (March 18, 1950-)

Bradford Claude Dourif, known as Brad Dourif, is an American actor and voice actor who gained early fame for his portrayal of Billy Bibbit in 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', which brought him Golden Globe- and BAFTA Awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination. Wikipedia
Huntington, West Virginia, U.S.

Jean-Paul Dubois (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Jean-Paul Dubois is a French writer. Wikipedia
Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay Duncan (November 7, 1950-)

Lindsay Vere Duncan, CBE is a Scottish stage, television and film actress. On stage she has won two Olivier Awards, a Tony Award for her performance in 'Private Lives', and another Tony Award nomination for her role in 'Les Liaisons dangereuses'. Duncan has starred in several plays by Harold Pinter. Her most famous roles on television include:... Wikipedia
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Robert Elswit (April 22, 1950-)

Robert Christopher Elswit is an American cinematographer. He has had multiple Oscar, BAFTA, and Independent Spirit nominations for several films, including 'There Will Be Blood'. Elswit frequently works with director Paul Thomas Anderson. Wikipedia
California, USA
Julius Erving

Julius Erving (February 22, 1950-)

Julius Winfield Erving II, commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a retired American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim. Erving helped legitimize the American Basketball Association, and was the best-known player in that league when it merged with the National Basketball... Wikipedia
East Meadow, New York, / Roosevelt, New York
Tony Esposito (musician)

Tony Esposito (musician) (July 15, 1950-)

Antonio "Tony" Esposito is an Italian musician and drummer. Wikipedia
Naples, Italy

Fellag (March 31, 1950-)

Moh-Saïd Fellag, born March 31, 1950 in Azeffoun, Tizi Ouzou) is an Algerian comedian, writer, humorist and actor. In 1958, at the height of the Algerian war of independence, his father took him and his younger brother, for their safety, to stay with an aunt in Beni-Messous where they went to primary school. He did his secondary studies in... Wikipedia
Azeffoun, Tizi Ouzou, Algeria
George Fenton

George Fenton (October 19, 1950-)

George Fenton is an English composer best known for his work writing film scores and music for television such as for the BBC series "The Blue Planet" and "Planet Earth". Wikipedia
London, England
Karen Joy Fowler

Karen Joy Fowler (February 7, 1950-)

Karen Joy Fowler is an American author of science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. Her work often centers on the nineteenth century, the lives of women, and alienation. Wikipedia
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel (February 13, 1950-)

Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a successful solo career, with "Solsbury Hill" his first single. His 1986 album, 'So', is his most commercially successful,... Wikipedia
Cobham, Surrey, England
Goutam Ghose

Goutam Ghose (July 24, 1950-)

Goutam Ghose is one of the most acclaimed film directors, music director, and cinematographer of modern India, who works primarily in Bengali cinema. Wikipedia
Calcutta, India
Joanna Gleason

Joanna Gleason (June 2, 1950-)

Joanna Gleason is a Canadian actress and singer. She is a Tony Award-winning musical theatre actress and has also had a number of notable film and TV roles. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Lloyd Gold (September 6, 1950-)

Lloyd "Lucky" Gold is an American screen writer and playwright. Wikipedia

Paul Goldberger (December 4, 1950-)

Paul Goldberger is an American architectural critic and educator, and a Contributing Editor for 'Vanity Fair' magazine. From 1997 to 2011 he was the Architecture Critic for 'The New Yorker' where he wrote the magazine's celebrated "Sky Line" column. He also holds the Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at The New School in New York City.... Wikipedia
Passaic, New Jersey

Robert Grubb (January 31, 1950-)

Robert Grubb is an Australian actor. He studied acting at National Institute of Dramatic Art, where he graduated in 1978. Wikipedia
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Rob Guest (July 17, 1950-October 2, 2008)

Robert John Guest, OBE was a British born New Zealand-Australian actor and singer, best known for his work in Australian musical theatre, particularly in various productions of 'The Phantom of the Opera'. He played the lead for a record 2,289 performances over seven years, more than any other performer. Wikipedia
Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid (October 31, 1950-)

Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid, DBE is an Iraqi-British architect. In 2004 she became the first woman recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize and received the Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011. Wikipedia
Baghdad, Iraq

Tess Harper (August 15, 1950-)

Tess Harper is an American actress. She received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her first film role, opposite Robert Duvall in 1983s 'Tender Mercies'. For her role in the 1986 film 'Crimes of the Heart', she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Her other films include 'Flashpoint',... Wikipedia
Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
Ed Harris

Ed Harris (November 28, 1950-)

Edward Allen "Ed" Harris is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for his performances in 'Pollock', 'Appaloosa', 'The Rock', 'The Abyss', 'A Beautiful Mind', 'A History of Violence', 'Enemy at the Gates', 'The Right Stuff', 'Gone Baby Gone', 'Radio', 'The Firm', 'Jackknife', 'Empire Falls', and 'Game Change'. Wikipedia
Englewood, New Jersey, United States.

Colleen Hewett (April 16, 1950-)

Colleen Hewett is an Australian theatre and TV actress, and a popular singer. Her top 40 singles on the Kent Music Report include "Super Star", "Day by Day", "Carry That Weight", "Dreaming My Dreams with You", and "Gigolo". Her version of "Day by Day" peaked at No. 1 on the 'Go-Set' National Top 40 Singles Chart and was certified as a gold record.... Wikipedia
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Sherrie Hewson

Sherrie Hewson (September 17, 1950-)

Sherrie Lynn Hutchinson is an English actor, broadcaster and novelist. She is known for her roles on the ITV soap operas 'Coronation Street', 'Crossroads', and 'Emmerdale'. In 2006, she briefly reprised her role of Maureen Webster in 'Coronation Street'. Other television roles include playing Joyce Temple-Savage in the ITV sitcom 'Benidorm'. Since... Wikipedia
Nottingham, England
Roger Hodgson

Roger Hodgson (March 21, 1950-)

Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson is an English musician and songwriter, best known as the former co-frontman of progressive rock band Supertramp. Wikipedia
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Desmond Hogan (December 10, 1950-)

Desmond Hogan is an Irish writer. Awarded the 1977 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and 1980 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, his oeuvre comprises novels, plays, short stories and travel writing. Wikipedia
Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodbhoy (July 11, 1950-)

Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy, is a Pakistani nuclear physicist, essayist, national security analyst. He taught at the Quaid-e-Azam University physics department for 40 years before becoming a professor of Physics and Mathematics at Forman Christian College University in Lahore where he currently teaches. Wikipedia
Karachi, Sindh

Catherine Howe (May 17, 1950-)

Catherine Howe is an English singer-songwriter. She is an Ivor Novello Award winner who has earned critical acclaim in dozens of music magazines both in the UK and the US, including Folk Album of the Year from 'The Sunday Times'. Wikipedia
John Hughes (filmmaker)

John Hughes (filmmaker) (February 18, 1950-August 6, 2009)

John Wilden Hughes, Jr. was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He directed or scripted some of the most successful comedy films of the 1980s and early 1990s, including the comedy 'National Lampoon's Vacation', the coming-of-age comedy 'Sixteen Candles', the teen sci-fi comedy 'Weird Science', the coming-of-age comedy-drama 'The... Wikipedia
Lansing, Michigan, US
New York City, US
Russell Alan Hulse

Russell Alan Hulse (November 28, 1950-)

Russell Alan Hulse is an American physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, shared with his thesis advisor Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., "'for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation'". He was a specialist in the pulsar studies and gravitational waves. Wikipedia
New York City, New York
William Hurt

William Hurt (March 20, 1950-)

William McChord Hurt is an American stage and film actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled scientist in the science-fiction feature 'Altered States', for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. He subsequently played a... Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.
Bill Irwin

Bill Irwin (April 11, 1950-)

William Mills "Bill" Irwin is an American actor, clown, and comedian. He is best known for his vaudeville-style stage performances and has been noted for his contribution to the renaissance of American circus during the 1970s. He has also made a number of appearances on film and television, and he won a Tony Award for his role in 'Who's Afraid of... Wikipedia
Santa Monica, California

Geraldine James (July 6, 1950-)

Geraldine James, OBE is an English actress. She tied with Peggy Ashcroft for Best Actress at the 1989 Venice Film Festival for 'She's Been Away' and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2003. Wikipedia
Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Alec Jeffreys

Alec Jeffreys (January 9, 1950-)

Professor Sir Alec John Jeffreys, FRS is a British geneticist, who developed techniques for DNA fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now used worldwide in forensic science to assist police detective work and to resolve paternity and immigration disputes. He is a professor of genetics at the University of Leicester, and he became an honorary... Wikipedia
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Ann Jillian

Ann Jillian (January 29, 1950-)

Ann Jillian is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Cassie Cranston on the 1980s sitcom 'It's a Living'. Wikipedia
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Martha Johnson (singer) (December 18, 1950-)

Martha Johnson is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter. She is best known as the vocalist for the 1980s new wave band Martha and the Muffins, which had a major international hit single with "Echo Beach". She also released a solo children's album, 'Songs from the Treehouse', in 1997, for which she won the Juno Award for Best Children's Album at the... Wikipedia
Joe Johnston

Joe Johnston (May 13, 1950-)

Joseph Eggleston "Joe" Johnston II is an American film director and former effects artist best known for such effects-driven movies as 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids', 'Jumanji' and 'Jurassic Park III'. These movies include a number of period films such as 'The Rocketeer', 'The Wolfman', 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. In 1999 Johnston won acclaim... Wikipedia
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan (February 25, 1950-)

Neil Patrick Jordan is an Irish film director, screenwriter and novelist. He won an Academy Award for 'The Crying Game'. He also won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival for 'The Butcher Boy'. Wikipedia
Sligo, Ireland
Peter Jurasik

Peter Jurasik (April 25, 1950-)

Peter Jurasik is an American actor known for his television roles as Londo Mollari in the 1990s science fiction series 'Babylon 5' and Sid the Snitch on the 1980s series 'Hill Street Blues' and its short-lived spinoff 'Beverly Hills Buntz'. Wikipedia
Queens, New York, United States
Mitch Kapor

Mitch Kapor (November 1, 1950-)

Mitchell David Kapor, born November 1, 1950, is the founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the designer of Lotus 1-2-3. He is also a co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and was the first chair of the Mozilla Foundation. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Julie Kavner

Julie Kavner (September 7, 1950-)

Julie Deborah Kavner is an American film and television actress, comedian and voice actress. She first attracted notice for her role as Valerie Harper's younger sister in the sitcom 'Rhoda' for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. However, she is since best known for her voice role as Marge... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Frank Kelly (mathematician)

Frank Kelly (mathematician) (December 28, 1950-)

__notoc__ Francis Patrick "Frank" Kelly, CBE, FRS is professor of the Mathematics of Systems in the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, and Master of Christ's College, Cambridge. Wikipedia

Matthew Kelly (May 9, 1950-)

Matthew Kelly is an English Olivier-award winning actor and presenter. Having been trained as a theatre actor, he first came to public prominence as a television presenter of ITV light entertainment shows such as 'Game for a Laugh', 'You Bet!' and 'Stars in Their Eyes'. In the 2000s he returned to acting, appearing in several West End productions,... Wikipedia
Urmston, Lancashire, England, UK
John Kessel

John Kessel (September 24, 1950-)

John Kessel is an American author of science fiction and fantasy. He is a prolific short story writer, and the author of two solo novels, 'Good News From Outer Space' and 'Corrupting Dr. Nice' and one novel, 'Freedom Beach' in collaboration with his friend James Patrick Kelly. Wikipedia
Buffalo, New York

Rebecca Ann King (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Rebecca Ann King is most noted as holder of the 1974 Miss America title. Heralding the arrival of feminism in this most traditional of events, Rebecca King was a law student, who famously expressed feminist political views at the Miss America Pageant's morning-after breakfast following her crowning. Wikipedia
Hancock, Iowa
Darlene Koldenhoven

Darlene Koldenhoven (October 9, 1950-)

Darlene Koldenhoven is an American soprano, pianist, songwriter, arranger, composer, keyboardist, record producer, lyricist, author, actor, educational speaker, music industry consultant, and sonic therapist. Wikipedia

Charles Krauthammer (March 13, 1950-)

Charles Krauthammer is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and physician. His weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 newspapers worldwide. He is a contributing editor to the 'Weekly Standard' and a nightly panelist on Fox News' 'Special Report with Bret Baier'. He was a weekly panelist on... Wikipedia
New York City, New York

William Kent Krueger (November 16, 1950-)

William Kent Krueger is an American author and crime writer, best known for his Cork O'Connor series of books, which are set mainly in Minnesota, USA. In 2005 and 2006, he won back-to-back Anthony Awards for best novel. In 2014, his stand-alone book 'Ordinary Grace' won the Edgar Award for Best Novel of 2013. Wikipedia
Torrington, Wyoming, US
Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Lackey (June 24, 1950-)

Mercedes Ritchie Lackey is an American writer of fantasy novels. Many of her novels and trilogies are interlinked and set in the world of Velgarth, mostly in and around the country of Valdemar. Her Valdemar novels form a complex tapestry of interaction between human and non-human protagonists with many different cultures and social mores. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Christine Lahti

Christine Lahti (April 4, 1950-)

Christine Ann Lahti is an American actress and film director. She has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. Wikipedia
Birmingham, Michigan, U.S.

Gary Larson (August 14, 1950-)

Gary Larson is an American cartoonist. He is the creator of 'The Far Side', a single-panel cartoon series that was syndicated internationally to over 1,900 newspapers for fifteen years. The series ended with Larson's retirement on January 1, 1995. His twenty-three books of collected cartoons have combined sales of more than forty-five million... Wikipedia
Tacoma, Washington
Robert B. Laughlin

Robert B. Laughlin (November 1, 1950-)

Robert Betts Laughlin is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University. Along with Horst L. Störmer of Columbia University and Daniel C. Tsui of Princeton University, he was awarded a share of the 1998 Nobel Prize in physics for their explanation of the fractional quantum Hall effect. Wikipedia
Visalia, California, United States
Bernard Le Coq

Bernard Le Coq (September 25, 1950-)

Bernard Le Coq is a French actor. He has appeared in more than one hundred and fifty films since 1967. His first big role Bernard Le Coq has played as Annie Girardot's son and Claude Jade's brother in the family drama 'Hearth Fires by Serge Korber in 1972. He won a César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 2002 for his performance as Prof.... Wikipedia
Le Blanc, France

Reggie Leach (April 23, 1950-)

Reginald Joseph Leach is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey right winger who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins, California Golden Seals, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings. He is best known for his time in Philadelphia, winning a Stanley Cup with the Flyers in 1975 and being a member of the LCB... Wikipedia
Riverton, MB, CAN
Fran Lebowitz

Fran Lebowitz (October 27, 1950-)

Frances Ann "Fran" Lebowitz is an American author and public speaker. Lebowitz is known for her sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York City sensibilities. Some reviewers have called her a modern-day Dorothy Parker. Wikipedia
Morristown, New Jersey
Jay Leno

Jay Leno (April 28, 1950-)

James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, voice actor, and television host. He was the host of NBC's 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' from 1992 to 2009. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, titled 'The Jay Leno Show', which aired weeknights at 10:00 p.m. ET, also on NBC. Wikipedia
New Rochelle, New York, United States

Yoel Levi (August 16, 1950-)

Yoel Levi is an Israeli musician and conductor. Recently named Music Director and Principal Conductor of the KBS Symphony Orchestra in Seoul, Yoel Levi is known throughout the world from his work at the head of many of the world’s most prestigious orchestras, his repertoire of symphonic, operatic and lyric works and his extensive discography. Wikipedia

Hideo Levy (November 29, 1950-)

Ian Hideo Levy is an American-born Japanese language author. He was born in California and educated in Taiwan, America, and Japan. Wikipedia
Berkeley, California

Hans Lund (September 23, 1950-November 6, 2009)

Hans J. "Tuna" Lund was an American professional poker player, based in Sparks, Nevada, who won two World Series of Poker bracelets, and was the runner-up at the 1990 WSOP Main Event. Wikipedia
Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden (September 19, 1950-)

Joan Lunden is an American journalist, author and television host. She was the co-host of ABC's 'Good Morning America' from 1980-97, and has authored eight books. She has appeared on the 'Biography' program and Biography Channel. Wikipedia
Fair Oaks, California, U.S.
William H. Macy

William H. Macy (March 13, 1950-)

William Hall Macy, Jr. is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher and theater director. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he also appeared in summer action films. Macy has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". Wikipedia
Miami, Florida, United States
Amy Madigan

Amy Madigan (September 11, 1950-)

Amy Marie Madigan is an American actress and musician. Her film appearances include 'Places in the Heart', 'Field of Dreams', 'Uncle Buck', 'Pollock', and 'Gone Baby Gone'. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for 'Twice in a Lifetime' in 1985. She also won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Emmy Award in... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois
Manning Marable

Manning Marable (May 13, 1950-April 1, 2011)

William Manning Marable was an American professor of public affairs, history and African-American Studies at Columbia University. Marable founded and directed the Institute for Research in African-American Studies. Marable authored several texts and was active in progressive political causes. At the time of his death, Marable had completed a... Wikipedia
Dayton, Ohio
New York City
Eric Maskin

Eric Maskin (December 12, 1950-)

Eric Stark Maskin is an American economist and 2007 Nobel laureate recognized with Leonid Hurwicz and Roger Myerson "for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory". He is the Adams University Professor at Harvard University. Until 2011, he was the Albert O. Hirschman Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and... Wikipedia
New York City, New York USA
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski (April 8, 1950-)

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski is a Polish-American chemist. He is the J.C. Warner Professor of the Natural Sciences at the Carnegie Mellon University Matyjaszewski is best known for the discovery of atom transfer radical polymerization, a novel method of polymer synthesis that has revolutionized the way macromolecules are made. In 2011 he was a co-winner... Wikipedia
Konstantynów Łódzki, Poland

Charlie McGettigan (December 7, 1950-)

Charles McGettigan is an Irish singer. He lives in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Wikipedia
Ballyshannon, County Donegal
Phil McGraw

Phil McGraw (September 1, 1950-)

Phillip Calvin "Phil" McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show 'Dr. Phil', which debuted in 2002. McGraw first gained celebrity status with appearances on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' in the late 1990s. Wikipedia
Vinita, Oklahoma, U.S.
Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness (May 23, 1950-)

James Martin Pacelli McGuinness is an Irish republican Sinn Féin politician who has been the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland since 2007. He was also Sinn Féin's unsuccessful candidate for President of Ireland in the 2011 election. Wikipedia
Derry, Northern Ireland

Bob McKeown (October 10, 1950-)

Robert "Bob" McKeown is an investigative reporter with CBC News. He has also worked with NBC and CBS. McKeown returned to the CBC in November 2002 to host its investigative program, 'The Fifth Estate', a show which he had hosted from 1981 to 1990. Prior to his current position, McKeown spent eight years working for 'Dateline NBC' as a correspondent... Wikipedia
Ottawa, Ontario
Deepa Mehta

Deepa Mehta (January 1, 1950-)

Deepa Mehta is an Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter, most known for her Elements Trilogy, 'Fire', 'Earth', and 'Water'; among which 'Earth' was sent by India as its official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and 'Water' was Canada's official entry for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, making it only... Wikipedia
Amritsar, Punjab, India

Mark Merlis (March 9, 1950-)

Mark Merlis is an American writer and health policy analyst. Wikipedia
Framingham, Massachusetts

Marilyn Suzanne Miller (January 3, 1950-)

Marilyn Suzanne Miller is an American television writer and producer. She was one of only three female writers on the original staff of 'Saturday Night Live' and was also a writer for such 1970s sitcoms as 'The Odd Couple', 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Rhoda', 'Maude', and 'Barney Miller'. Wikipedia

Timothy Mo (December 30, 1950-)

Timothy Peter Mo is a British novelist. Born to a British mother and a Hong Kong father, Mo lived in Hong Kong until the age of 10, when he moved to Britain. Educated at Mill Hill School and St John's College, Oxford, Mo worked as a journalist before becoming a novelist. Wikipedia

Graeme Murphy (November 2, 1950-)

Graeme Lloyd Murphy AO is an Australian dance choreographer. Together with his fellow dancer Janet Vernon, he has guided Sydney Dance Company to become one of Australia's most successful and well-known dance companies. Wikipedia
Bill Murray

Bill Murray (September 21, 1950-)

William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on 'Saturday Night Live' for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including 'Meatballs', 'Caddyshack', 'Stripes', 'Tootsie', 'Ghostbusters', 'Scrooged', 'What About Bob?', and 'Groundhog Day'. Murray garnered additional... Wikipedia
Wilmette, Illinois, U.S.
Gloria Naylor

Gloria Naylor (January 25, 1950-)

Gloria Naylor is an American novelist. Wikipedia
New York, United States

Kate Nelligan (March 16, 1950-)

Patricia Colleen Nelligan is a Canadian stage, film and television actress, known professionally as Kate Nelligan. She received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress for the 1991 film 'The Prince of Tides'. The same year she won a British Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for 'Frankie and Johnny'. During the 1980s Nelligan... Wikipedia
London, Ontario, Canada
Lillebjørn Nilsen

Lillebjørn Nilsen (December 21, 1950-)

Bjørn "Lillebjørn" Falk Nilsen is a prominent Norwegian singer-songwriter and folk musician. He is also considered somewhat the leading "voice of Oslo" thanks to numerous classic songs about the city from the 1970s and up. Wikipedia
Oslo, Norway
Peggy Noonan

Peggy Noonan (September 7, 1950-)

Margaret Ellen "Peggy" Noonan is an American author of several books on politics, religion, and culture, and a weekly columnist for 'The Wall Street Journal'. She was a primary speech writer and Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan and has maintained a conservative leaning in her writings since leaving the Reagan Administration. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Jamie O'Hara (singer) (August 8, 1950-)

James Paul "Jamie" O'Hara is an American country music artist. Between 1986 and 1990, he and Kieran Kane comprised The O'Kanes, a duo which charted seven singles on the 'Billboard' Hot Country Singles charts, including the Number One single "Can't Stop My Heart from Loving You". After The O'Kanes disbanded in 1990, both O'Hara and Kane recorded... Wikipedia
Bruce Oldfield

Bruce Oldfield (July 14, 1950-)

Bruce Oldfield, OBE is a British fashion designer, best known for his couture occasionwear. He dresses Hollywood actresses, British and International royalty and European aristocracy; famous clients have included Sienna Miller, Barbra Streisand, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Diana Ross, Emmanuelle Seigner, Rihanna, Kelly Brook, Taylor Swift, Elizabeth... Wikipedia

Elmar Oliveira (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Elmar Oliveira is a contemporary American violinist. Wikipedia

James D. Parriott (November 14, 1950-)

James D. Parriott is an award winning American writer, director, and producer, with his own self named production company. Wikipedia
Denver, Colorado

Tony Peluso (March 28, 1950-June 5, 2010)

Tony Peluso was an American guitarist and record producer. He was lead guitarist for pop duo Carpenters from 1972 to 1983. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Antonio Pennacchi

Antonio Pennacchi (January 26, 1950-)

Antonio Pennacchi is an Italian writer. Wikipedia
Nicanor Perlas

Nicanor Perlas (January 10, 1950-)

Nicanor Jesus Pineda Perlas, III is a Filipino activist and a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award in 2003. Wikipedia
Manila, Philippines
Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman (April 13, 1950-)

Ronald N. "Ron" Perlman is an American television, film, and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Vincent in the television series 'Beauty and the Beast', as the comic book character Hellboy in both 2004's 'Hellboy' and its 2008 sequel 'Hellboy II: The Golden Army', and as Clarence "Clay" Morrow in television series 'Sons of Anarchy'. Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Gilbert Perreault

Gilbert Perreault (November 13, 1950-)

Gilbert Perreault is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre who played for 17 seasons with the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. He was inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1990. Known for his ability to stickhandle in close quarters, he is regarded as one of the most skillful play-making centres of all time. He is the... Wikipedia
Victoriaville, QC, CAN

Colleen Peterson (November 14, 1950-October 9, 1996)

Colleen Susan Peterson was a Canadian country and folk singer, who performed both as a solo artist and as a member of the band Quartette. Wikipedia
Tom Petty

Tom Petty (October 20, 1950-)

Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as the lead vocalist of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, but is also known as a member and co-founder of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. Wikipedia
Gainesville, Florida, U.S.
Slava Polunin

Slava Polunin (June 12, 1950-)

Vyacheslav Ivanovich “Slava” Polunin PAR is a Russian performance artist and clown. He is the creator of the stage spectacles 'Asisyai-revue', 'Slava's Snowshow' and 'Diabolo'. Wikipedia
Novosil, Russia, USSR
Om Puri

Om Puri (October 18, 1950-)

Om Rajesh Puri OBE is an Indian actor who has appeared in mainstream commercial Indian and British films, Independent films and art films. His credits also include appearances in American films. He has been awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India. Wikipedia
Ambala, Haryana, India
Randy Quaid

Randy Quaid (October 1, 1950-)

Randy Randall Rudy Quaid is an American actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award and an Academy Award for his role in 'The Last Detail'. Quaid also won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson in 'LBJ: The Early Years'. Quaid is well known for his roles in the... Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, United States

George C. Rable (June 8, 1950-)

George C. Rable is the Charles Summersell Professor of Southern History at the University of Alabama. Education: B.A. Bluffton College, 1972, M.A. Louisiana State University, 1973, Ph.D Louisiana State University, 1978 [T. Harry Williams student] His 2002 book 'Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!', is notable for winning the 2003 Lincoln Prize, a... Wikipedia
Lima, Ohio

Rajinikanth (December 12, 1950-)

Rajinikanth is an Indian film actor, media personality, and cultural icon. Rajinikanth struggled as an impoverished child. He began acting in plays while working in the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor. In 1973, he joined the Madras Film Institute to pursue a diploma in acting. Following his debut in K. Balachander's Tamil drama... Wikipedia
Bangalore, Mysore State, India
Paresh Rawal

Paresh Rawal (May 30, 1950-)

Paresh Rawal is an Indian film actor, thespian and politician known for his works notably in Bollywood and Telugu cinema. He is currently a member of the Lok Sabha of the Indian Parliament belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party. Wikipedia
Ahmedabad, India

Rap Reiplinger (July 16, 1950-January 19, 1984)

James Kawika Piimauna Reiplinger was a Hawaiian comedian, whose humor is an integral part of Hawaii today. Wikipedia
Steve Rider

Steve Rider (April 28, 1950-)

Stephen Rider is an English sports presenter, and was the anchorman of ITV's football coverage, which included the Champions League, England Internationals, the FA Cup and the 2006 World Cup. He anchored ITV's Formula One coverage from 2006 to 2008, and football coverage from 2006 to April 2010. He was the lead presenter for ITV's coverage of 2011... Wikipedia
Dartford, Kent, England, UK
Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts (October 10, 1950-)

Nora Roberts is an American bestselling author of more than 209 romance novels. She writes as J.D. Robb for the "In Death" series, and has also written under the pseudonym Jill March. Additionally, some of her works were published in the UK as Sarah Hardesty. Wikipedia
Silver Spring, Maryland
Ken Robinson (educationalist)

Ken Robinson (educationalist) (March 4, 1950-)

Sir Kenneth Robinson is an English author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies. He was Director of the Arts in Schools Project and Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick, and is now Professor Emeritus at the same institution. In 2003 he was knighted for... Wikipedia
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Peter Robinson (novelist)

Peter Robinson (novelist) (March 17, 1950-)

Peter Robinson is a Canadian crime writer born in Britain. He is best known for his crime novels set in Yorkshire featuring Inspector Alan Banks. He has also published a number of other novels and short stories as well as some poems and two articles on writing. Wikipedia
Armley, Leeds

Michaela Roessner (January 27, 1950-)

Michaela-Marie Roessner-Hermann is an American science-fiction writer publishing under the name Michaela Roessner. Born in San Francisco, she was raised in California, New York, Pennsylvania, Thailand, and Oregon. Trained as a visual artist, she holds a BFA in Ceramics from the California College of Arts and Crafts and an MFA in Painting from Lone... Wikipedia
San Francisco, USA
Larry Rohter

Larry Rohter (February 3, 1950-)

William Lawrence Rohter, Jr., known as Larry Rohter, is an American journalist who was a South American bureau chief for 'The New York Times' from 1999 to 2007. Previously, he was Caribbean and Latin American correspondent of the 'Times' from 1994 to 1999. He now writes about cultural topics. Wikipedia
Oak Park, Illinois, USA
John Sayles

John Sayles (September 28, 1950-)

John Thomas Sayles is an American independent film director, screenwriter, editor, actor and author. He has twice been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for 'Passion Fish' and 'Lone Star'. Wikipedia
Schenectady, New York, U.S.

Thomas Schlamme (May 22, 1950-)

Thomas David Schlamme is an American television director, known particularly for his collaboration with Aaron Sorkin. He has also been a producer. Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, USA
John Patrick Shanley

John Patrick Shanley (October 3, 1950-)

John Patrick Shanley is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award–winning American playwright, an Oscar winning screenwriter, and a theatre and film director. Wikipedia
The Bronx, New York, USA
Cybill Shepherd

Cybill Shepherd (February 18, 1950-)

Cybill Lynne Shepherd is an American actress, singer and former model. Wikipedia
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Martin Short

Martin Short (March 26, 1950-)

Martin Hayter Short, CM is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs 'SCTV' and 'Saturday Night Live'. He has starred in comedy films, such as 'Three Amigos', 'Innerspace', 'Three Fugitives', 'Father of the Bride', 'Pure Luck', 'Father of the Bride Part... Wikipedia
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Rosie Shuster (June 19, 1950-)

Rosie Shuster is a Canadian-born comedy writer. She was a writer for Saturday Night Live during the 1970s and 1980s. Wikipedia
Toronto, Canada
Alan Silvestri

Alan Silvestri (March 26, 1950-)

Alan Anthony Silvestri is an American composer and conductor who works primarily in film and television. He is best known for his frequent collaboration with director Robert Zemeckis, including composing major hit films such as the 'Back to the Future' trilogy and 'Forrest Gump', as well as the superhero films 'Captain America: The First Avenger'... Wikipedia
New York City
Malcolm Sinclair

Malcolm Sinclair (June 5, 1950-)

Malcolm Sinclair is a British stage and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Assistant Chief Constable Freddy Fisher in the television series 'Pie in the Sky', although he has an extensive number of film, television and theatre roles to his credit. His brother is Keith Sinclair, the Bishop of Birkenhead. Wikipedia
United Kingdom
Halvdan Sivertsen

Halvdan Sivertsen (January 5, 1950-)

Halvdan Sivertsen is a Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was born in Tromsø, but raised and lives in Bodø. He has won Spellemannprisen awards five times, twice with his group Gitarkameratene, and received the 'Culture Prize of Nordland county' in 2000. His album 'Kjærlighetslandet' reached number eight on the Norway albums chart. Wikipedia
Tromsø, Norway
Billy Smith (ice hockey)

Billy Smith (ice hockey) (December 12, 1950-)

William John Smith, better known as Billy Smith is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender and is best known for winning four Stanley Cups with the New York Islanders and being the first goalie to be credited with a goal. Wikipedia
Perth, ON, CAN
Bjarne Stroustrup

Bjarne Stroustrup (December 30, 1950-)

Aarhus, Denmark
Hanumappa Sudarshan

Hanumappa Sudarshan (December 30, 1950-)

Dr. Hanumappa Sudarshan is an Indian social worker and tribal rights activist. He is well known for his contributions to the upliftment of the forest dwelling tribes in the Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. He is also a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award and the Padma Shri. Wikipedia
Yemalur, Karnataka, India
Danny Sullivan

Danny Sullivan (March 9, 1950-)

Daniel John Sullivan III, better known as Danny Sullivan is a former American racing driver. He earned 17 wins in the CART IndyCar World Series, including the 1985 Indianapolis 500. He was series champion in 1988, third in 1986, fourth in 1984 and 1985, sixth in 1990 and seventh in 1989 and 1992. Wikipedia
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Michael Swanwick

Michael Swanwick (November 18, 1950-)

Michael Swanwick is an American science fiction author. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he began publishing in the early 1980s. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

David Thacker (December 21, 1950-)

David Thacker is an English award-winning theatre director. He is married to the actor Margot Leicester. Wikipedia

Linda Thompson (actress) (May 23, 1950-)

Linda Diane Thompson is an American songwriter/lyricist, and former actress and beauty pageant winner. She was married to then Olympic decathlon champion Bruce Jenner, and David Foster, musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger. Wikipedia
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Michael Tolkin

Michael Tolkin (October 17, 1950-)

Michael L. Tolkin is an American filmmaker and novelist. He has written numerous screenplays, including 'The Player', which he adapted from his novel of the same name, and for which he received the Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay. 'The Return of the Player', followed. Wikipedia
New York City, New York

Michael Tomasello (January 18, 1950-)

Michael Tomasello is an American developmental and comparative psychologist. He is a co-director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. Wikipedia
Bartow, Florida, United States
Manny Trillo

Manny Trillo (December 25, 1950-)

Jesús Manuel Marcano "Manny" Trillo, also nicknamed "Indio", is a Venezuelan former professional baseball player who played in Major League Baseball from to . He played most of his career as a second baseman for the Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians, Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati... Wikipedia
Caripito, Monagas State, Venezuela

M. G. Vassanji (May 30, 1950-)

Moyez G. Vassanji, CM is a novelist and editor, who writes under the name M. G. Vassanji. A citizen of Canada, Vassanji's identity spans three continents: North America, Africa, and Asia. Wikipedia
Carlo Verdone

Carlo Verdone (November 17, 1950-)

Carlo Verdone is an Italian actor, screenwriter and film director. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Vishnuvardhan (actor)

Vishnuvardhan (actor) (September 18, 1950-December 30, 2009)

Sampath Kumar, known mononymously by his screen name Vishnuvardhan was a prominent Indian film actor. He was called The Phoenix of Indian Cinema. He has acted in over 220 films including 200 Kannada, five Hindi, five Telugu, nine Malayalam and three Tamil films. He was very instrumental in shaping the Kannada identity. He adopted the name... Wikipedia
Mysore, Karnataka
Ted Walsh

Ted Walsh (April 14, 1950-)

Ted Walsh is an amateur jockey turned racehorse trainer, based in Kill, County Kildare, Ireland. Ted is also father to amateur Irish National Hunt jockeys, Ruby and Katie Walsh. Wikipedia
Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland

Thommie Walsh (March 15, 1950-June 16, 2007)

Thomas Joseph “Thommie” Walsh III was an American dancer, choreographer, and director. Thommie Walsh was born in Auburn, New York, and began to study dancing at age five at the Irma Baker School of Dance. After high school, he went to the Boston Conservatory of Music, but left during his junior year to tour with 'Disney on Parade'. He joined the... Wikipedia
Auburn, New York, USA
Auburn, New York, USA
Harriet Walter

Harriet Walter (September 24, 1950-)

Dame Harriet Mary Walter, DBE is an English actress, best known for her work in the theatre. She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2000 and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2011, both for services to drama. Wikipedia
London, England, United Kingdom
Julie Walters

Julie Walters (February 22, 1950-)

Julia Mary "Julie" Walters, CBE is an English actress and writer. She has won two BAFTA Film Awards, four BAFTA TV Awards and received the BAFTA Fellowship in 2014. Wikipedia
Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, UK
Wendy Wasserstein

Wendy Wasserstein (October 18, 1950-January 30, 2006)

Wendy Wasserstein was an American playwright. She was an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University. She received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1989 for her play 'The Heidi Chronicles'. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York, New York, USA
Jody Williams

Jody Williams (October 9, 1950-)

Jody Williams is an American political activist known around the world for her work in banning anti-personnel landmines, her defense of human rightsespecially those of womenand her efforts to promote new understandings of security in today’s world. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work toward the banning and clearing of... Wikipedia
Brattleboro, Vermont, USA
A. N. Wilson

A. N. Wilson (October 27, 1950-)

Andrew Norman Wilson is an English writer and newspaper columnist, known for his critical biographies, novels, works of popular history and religious views. He is an occasional columnist for the 'Daily Mail' and former columnist for the London 'Evening Standard', and has been an occasional contributor to the 'Times Literary Supplement', 'New... Wikipedia
Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder (May 13, 1950-)

Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he became one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11 and has continued to perform and... Wikipedia
Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.

Paul Worley (February 16, 1950-)

Paul Worley is an American record producer and session guitarist, known primarily for his work in country music. Formerly a vice president at Sony BMG, he later joined the staff of Warner Bros. Records' Nashville division as chief creative officer. Since leaving Warner in the early 2000s, Worley has worked mainly as a record producer for other... Wikipedia
Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak (August 11, 1950-)

Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak, known as "Woz", is an American pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s. Wozniak is an American inventor, electronics engineer, and computer programmer who single-handedly developed the 1976 Apple I, the computer that launched Apple. He primarily designed the 1977 Apple II, but Jobs oversaw the... Wikipedia
San Jose, California, USA

Janty Yates (<a href="/born/year/1950" title="Celebrities Born in 1950">1950</a>-)

Janty Yates is a British costume designer for film and television. In 2001, she won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the 2000 film 'Gladiator'. She has also received nominations for BAFTA awards, Saturn Awards, and Satellite Awards. She is a frequent collaborator with English director Ridley Scott, having worked with him seven times as... Wikipedia
John Paul Young

John Paul Young (June 21, 1950-)

John Paul Young, OAM, is a Scottish-born Australian pop singer who had a 1978 worldwide hit with "Love Is in the Air". Initially performing as John Young, he was associated with songwriters/producers Vanda & Young, who provided him with "Love Is in the Air", "Yesterday's Hero", "I Hate the Music" and "Standing in the Rain". Wikipedia
Glasgow, Scotland
Jack Youngblood

Jack Youngblood (January 26, 1950-)

Herbert Jackson Youngblood, III is a former American college and professional football player who was a defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League for fourteen seasons during the 1970s and 1980s. He was a five-time consensus All-Pro and a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.... Wikipedia
Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar (December 21, 1950-)

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar is an American dancer, teacher and choreographer of modern dance. She is the founder of the Urban Bush Women dance company. Wikipedia

Jerry Zucker (film director) (March 11, 1950-)

Jerry G. Zucker is an American film director known for his role in directing comedy spoof films like 'Airplane!', and the drama film 'Ghost'. Wikipedia
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Alan Zweibel

Alan Zweibel (May 20, 1950-)

Alan Zweibel is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as 'Saturday Night Live', PBS' 'Great Performances', and 'It's Garry Shandling's Show'. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, US

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