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Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams (March 11, 1952-May 11, 2001)

Douglas Noel Adams was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist. Wikipedia
Cambridge, England
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Shohreh Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo (May 11, 1952-)

Shohreh Aghdashloo is an Iranian-American actress. Wikipedia
Tehran, Iran

Jenny Agutter (December 20, 1952-)

Jennifer Ann "Jenny" Agutter is an English film and television actress. She began her career as a child actress in the mid-1960s, starring in the BBC television series 'The Railway Children' and the film adaptation of the same book, before taking adult roles and moving to Hollywood. Wikipedia
Taunton, Somerset, England, UK

Ambareesh (May 29, 1952-)

Malavalli Huchche Gowda Amarnath, known mononymously by screen name Ambareesh, is an Indian film actor, media personality and a politician from the Karnataka state. Born and raised at Maddur town in Mandya District of Karnataka, he is fondly referred to as 'Mandayada Gandu'. Following his debut in Puttanna Kanagal's National Film Award-winning... Wikipedia
Mandya (ಮಂಡ್ಯ), Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ)
Harry Anderson

Harry Anderson (October 14, 1952-)

Harry Laverne Anderson is an American actor, screenwriter, director and magician. He is best known for the role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984–92 television series 'Night Court'. In addition to eight appearances on 'Saturday Night Live' between 1981 and 1985, Anderson had a recurring guest role as con man "Harry the Hat" on 'Cheers', toured... Wikipedia
Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.

Joaquín Andújar (December 21, 1952-)

Joaquín Andújar is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher. Wikipedia
San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Sérgio Assad

Sérgio Assad (December 26, 1952-)

Sérgio Assad is a Brazilian guitarist, composer, and arranger who often performs with his brother, Odair Assad in the guitar duo 'Sérgio and Odair Assad', commonly referred to as 'Assad Brothers' or 'Duo Assad'. Their younger sister Badi Assad, is also guitarist. Wikipedia
São Paulo, Brazil
Rick Atkinson

Rick Atkinson (November 16, 1952-)

Lawrence Rush "Rick" Atkinson IV is an American author who has won Pulitzer Prizes in history and journalism. Wikipedia
Munich, Germany
Jacques Audiard

Jacques Audiard (April 30, 1952-)

Jacques Audiard is a French film director and screenwriter; and the son of Michel Audiard, also a notable screenwriter and film director. Wikipedia
Paris, France
Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd (July 1, 1952-)

Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer. He was an original cast member, or one of the "Not Ready For Prime Time Players", on 'Saturday Night Live', an originator of 'The Blues Brothers' and 'Ghostbusters', and has had a long career as a film actor and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Simon Bainbridge (August 30, 1952-)

Simon Bainbridge is a British composer, and a professor and former head of composition at the Royal Academy of Music, London, and visiting professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky in the United States. Wikipedia
Kage Baker

Kage Baker (June 10, 1952-January 31, 2010)

Kage Baker was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. Wikipedia
Hollywood, California, United States
Pismo Beach, California, United States
Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski (May 2, 1952-)

Christine Jane Baranski is an American stage and screen actress. She won Tony Awards for her work in the original Broadway productions of 'The Real Thing' in 1984 and 'Rumors' in 1989, both for Best Featured Actress in a Play. She went on to win the 1995 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Maryanne... Wikipedia
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Clive Barker

Clive Barker (October 5, 1952-)

Clive Barker is an English writer, film director, and visual artist best known for his work in both fantasy and horror fiction. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short stories known as the 'Books of Blood' which established him as a leading young horror writer. He has since written many novels and other works, and his... Wikipedia
Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Steven Barnes (March 1, 1952-)

Steven Barnes is an American science fiction writer, lecturer, creative consultant, and human performance technician. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California

Nevada Barr (March 1, 1952-)

Nevada Barr is an American author best known for her Anna Pigeon series of mystery novels set in national parks in the United States. Wikipedia
Yerington, Nevada, United States
Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr (November 3, 1952-)

Roseanne Cherrie Barr is an American actress, comedian, writer, television producer, director, and 2012 presidential nominee of the California-based Peace and Freedom Party. Barr began her career in stand-up comedy at clubs before gaining fame for her role in the sitcom 'Roseanne'. The show was a hit and lasted nine seasons, from 1988 to 1997. She... Wikipedia
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

John D. Barrow (November 29, 1952-)

John David Barrow FRS is an English cosmologist, theoretical physicist, and mathematician. He is currently Research Professor of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Barrow is also a writer of popular science and an amateur playwright. Wikipedia
London, UK
Jacqueline Barton

Jacqueline Barton (May 7, 1952-)

Jacqueline Kapelman Barton New York City, NY, is an American chemist. She worked as a Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College, and at Columbia University before joining the California Institute of Technology. She is currently the Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical... Wikipedia
New York City

Bobbie Battista (July 23, 1952-)

Barbara Ann "Bobbie" Battista is an American journalist and a former prominent newscaster with the Cable News Network. During her 20-year career with the cable news company, Battista anchored numerous programs on CNN, CNN Headline News and CNN International. She then joined the Onion News Network. Wikipedia
Baskin Ridge, NJ
David Baulcombe

David Baulcombe (April 7, 1952-)

Sir David Charles Baulcombe, FRS FMedSci is a British plant scientist and geneticist. He is currently Royal Society Research Professor and Regius Professor of Botany at the University of Cambridge. Wikipedia
Solihull, West Midlands
Jim Bechtel

Jim Bechtel (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

James Gary "Jim" Bechtel is an American cotton farmer and poker player, now based in Gilbert, Arizona. He is best known for winning the 1993 Main Event at the World Series of Poker. At the time of his WSOP win, he lived in Coolidge, Arizona. Wikipedia
Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni (October 27, 1952-)

Roberto Remigio Benigni, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI is an Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter and director. He co-wrote, directed and acted in the 1997 film, 'Life Is Beautiful', which garnered him the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Wikipedia
Castiglion Fiorentino, Arezzo, Italy

Anne-Marie Berglund (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Anne-Marie Berglund is a Swedish poet, novelist, short story writer and pictorial artist. She made her literary debut in 1977 with the poetry collection 'Luftberusningen'. Among her later collections is 'Jag vill stå träd nu' from 2000. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 2002. Wikipedia
François Berléand

François Berléand (April 22, 1952-)

François Berléand is a French actor. Wikipedia
Paris, France

Adrian Biddle (July 20, 1952-December 7, 2005)

Adrian Biddle, was an English cinematographer. Wikipedia
London, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Ketil Bjørnstad

Ketil Bjørnstad (April 25, 1952-)

Ketil Bjørnstad is a Norwegian pianist, composer and author. Initially trained as a classical pianist, Bjørnstad discovered jazz at an early age and has embraced the emergence of "European jazz". Wikipedia
Oslo

Bill Bottrell (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

William A. "Bill" Bottrell is an American record producer, songwriter and musician, probably best known for his Grammy Award-winning collaborations with Michael Jackson, Madonna, Electric Light Orchestra and Sheryl Crow. Wikipedia
William Boyd (writer)

William Boyd (writer) (March 7, 1952-)

William Boyd, CBE is a British novelist and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Accra, Ghana
Joyce Brabner

Joyce Brabner (March 1, 1952-)

Joyce Brabner is a writer of political comics and a sometime collaborator with her late husband Harvey Pekar. Brabner is also a liberal social activist who raised funds via a Kickstarter campaign for a Harvey Pekar Comics as Art and Literature memorial statue and desk, installed October 2012 at the Cleveland Heights Public Library, where the couple... Wikipedia
United States

Nicolas Bréhal (December 6, 1952-May 31, 1999)

Nicolas Bréhal was a French novelist and literary critic. Wikipedia

Joel Brinkley (July 22, 1952-March 11, 2014)

Joel Graham Brinkley was an American syndicated columnist. He taught in the journalism program at Stanford University from 2006 until 2013, after a 23-year career with 'The New York Times'. Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.

Bille Brown (January 11, 1952-January 13, 2013)

Bille Brown AM born as William Gerald Brown was an Australian stage, film and television actor and acclaimed playwright. Wikipedia
Biloela, Queensland, Australia
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
David Byrne

David Byrne (May 14, 1952-)

David Byrne is a Scottish-born American musician who was a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991. Wikipedia
Dumbarton, Scotland, UK
Ken Caillat

Ken Caillat (August 12, 1952-)

Kenneth Douglas "Ken" Caillat is an American record producer. He is best known for engineering the Fleetwood Mac albums 'Rumours', 'Tusk', 'Mirage', 'Live', and 'The Chain Box Set'. Wikipedia
San Jose
Nicholas Campbell

Nicholas Campbell (March 24, 1952-)

Nicholas Campbell, sometimes credited as Nick Campbell, is a Canadian actor and filmmaker, who won three Gemini Awards for acting. The movies 'Naked Lunch', 'Prozac Nation' and the TV series 'Da Vinci's Inquest' are some examples of his acting work. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
John Cappelletti

John Cappelletti (August 9, 1952-)

John Cappelletti is a former professional American football running back for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams and the San Diego Chargers. Prior to his professional career, he attended the Pennsylvania State University, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1973. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1993. Penn State football coach, Joe... Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Robert Lee Castleman (July 14, 1952-)

Robert Lee Castleman is a Nashville singer and songwriter. Wikipedia
Anchorage, Alaska

Nicola Cavendish (November 11, 1952-)

Nicola Cavendish is an English-born Canadian theatre and film actress. She has won a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for the 1991 film 'The Grocer's Wife' and a Gemini Award nomination for 1998 film 'The Sleep Room'. Wikipedia
Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Sorj Chalandon

Sorj Chalandon (May 16, 1952-)

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Tunis, French Protectorate of Tunisia
Chen Kaige

Chen Kaige (August 12, 1952-)

Chen Kaige is a Chinese film director and a leading figure of the fifth generation of Chinese cinema. His films are known for their visual flair and epic storytelling. Chen won the Palme d'Or at 1993 Cannes Film Festival and the International Federation of Film Critics Award in 1993. Wikipedia
Beijing, China
Ilan Chester

Ilan Chester (July 30, 1952-)

Ilan Chester is a celebrated Venezuelan singer, keyboardist, arranger and composer. Born in Israel in 1952, of European parents, Ilan emigrated to Venezuela in 1953. Wikipedia
Jaffa, Israel
Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Vidhu Vinod Chopra (September 5, 1952-)

Vidhu Vinod Chopra is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. 'Parinda', '1942: A Love Story', 'Eklavya: The Royal Guard', 'Munna Bhai' film series, '3 Idiots' and 'PK' are some of his highly popular films. He is the founder of Vinod Chopra Films. Wikipedia
Srinagar, Kashmir, India

Jim Cole (October 26, 1952-)

Jim Cole is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach at Alma College, a position he has held since 1991. Wikipedia
Juan Cole

Juan Cole (October 23, 1952-)

John Ricardo I. "Juan" Cole is an American academic and commentator on the modern Middle East and South Asia. He is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. Since 2002, he has written a weblog, 'Informed Comment' which is also syndicated on Truthdig.com. Wikipedia
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jimmy Connors

Jimmy Connors (September 2, 1952-)

James Scott "Jimmy" Connors is a former world no. 1 tennis player from the United States. Wikipedia
East St. Louis, Illinois
Bob Costas

Bob Costas (March 22, 1952-)

Robert Quinlan "Bob" Costas is an American sportscaster, on the air for NBC Sports television since the early 1980s. He has been prime-time host of nine Olympic games. He also does play-by-play for MLB Network and hosts an interview show called 'Studio 42 with Bob Costas'. Wikipedia
New York, New York, U.S.
Colin Cotterill

Colin Cotterill (October 2, 1952-)

Colin Cotterill is a London-born teacher, crime writer and cartoonist. Cotterill has dual English and Australian citizenship; however, he currently lives in Southeast Asia, where he writes the award-winning Dr. Siri mystery series set in the People's Democratic Republic of Laos, and the Jimm Juree crime novels set in southern Thailand. Wikipedia
Randy Crawford

Randy Crawford (February 18, 1952-)

Veronica "Randy" Crawford is an American jazz and R&B singer. She has been more successful in Europe than in the United States, where she has not entered the 'Billboard' Hot 100 as a solo artist. She has had multiple top five hits in the UK, including her 1980 number 2 hit, "One Day I'll Fly Away". Wikipedia
Macon, Georgia, United States
Deborah Crombie

Deborah Crombie (June 6, 1952-)

Deborah Crombie is an American author of the Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James mystery series set in the United Kingdom. Crombie was raised in Richardson, Texas, and has lived in the United Kingdom. She now lives in McKinney, Texas. Wikipedia
Dallas, Texas
Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham (November 6, 1952-)

Michael Cunningham is an American writer. He is best known for his 1998 novel 'The Hours', which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1999. Cunningham is a senior lecturer of creative writing at Yale University. Wikipedia
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Anne-Marie David

Anne-Marie David (May 23, 1952-)

Anne-Marie David is a French singer. She represented two different countries at the Eurovision Song Contest. Wikipedia
Arles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Tom Davis (comedian) (August 13, 1952-July 19, 2012)

Thomas James "Tom" Davis was an American writer, comedian, and author. He is best known for his former partnership with Al Franken, as half of the comedy duo "Franken & Davis" on the 'Saturday Night Live' television show on NBC. Wikipedia
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Hudson, New York, United States

Denise Deegan (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Denise Deegan is an English novelist and playwright. She was born in London, England, where she trained in stage management at East 15 Acting School. In the late 1970s she was a member of the Stage Management team of EMMA Theatre Company in Loughborough. Denise Deegan lives in Wales, and is a former member of the North East Wales Search and Rescue... Wikipedia
London, England
Susan Dey

Susan Dey (December 10, 1952-)

Susan Dey is an American actress, known primarily for her roles in film and television. Her more prominent parts came as elder daughter, Laurie Partridge, on the 1970s sitcom 'The Partridge Family', and as Grace Van Owen, a California assistant district attorney and judge on the dramatic series 'L.A. Law', a role she played from 1986 to 1992. Wikipedia
Pekin, Illinois, United States

Edward Dolnick (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Edward Dolnick is an American writer, formerly a science writer at the 'Boston Globe'. He has been published in the 'Atlantic Monthly', the 'New York Times Magazine', and the 'Washington Post', among other publications. Wikipedia
Rita Dove

Rita Dove (August 28, 1952-)

Rita Frances Dove is an American poet and author. From 1993 to 1995 she served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. She is the first African American to have been appointed since the position was created by an act of Congress in 1986 from the previous "consultant in poetry" position. Dove also received an appointment as... Wikipedia
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd (January 14, 1952-)

Maureen Bridgid Dowd is an American columnist for 'The New York Times' and best-selling author. During the 1970s and the early 1980s, she worked for 'Time' magazine and the 'Washington Star', where she covered news as well as sports and wrote feature articles. Dowd joined the 'Times' in 1983 as a metropolitan reporter and eventually became an Op-Ed... Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.

Jim Downey (comedian) (October 6, 1952-)

James Woodward "Jim" Downey is an American comedy writer and occasional actor. Downey is best known as a long-time writer for 'Saturday Night Live'. Wikipedia
Loren D. Estleman

Loren D. Estleman (September 15, 1952-)

Loren D. Estleman is an American writer of detective and Western fiction. Wikipedia
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Susan Estrich (December 16, 1952-)

Susan Estrich is an American lawyer, professor, author, political operative, feminist advocate, and political commentator for Fox News. Wikipedia
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Mark Evanier

Mark Evanier (March 2, 1952-)

Mark Stephen Evanier is an American comic book and television writer, particularly known for his work on the animated TV series 'Garfield and Friends' and on the comic book 'Groo the Wanderer'. He is also known for his columns and blogs, and for his work as a historian and biographer of the comics industry, in particular his award-winning Jack... Wikipedia

William Finn (February 28, 1952-)

William Alan Finn is an American composer and lyricist of musicals. His musical 'Falsettos' received the 1992 Tony Awards for Best Music and Lyrics and for Best Book. Wikipedia
Jonas Fjeld

Jonas Fjeld (September 24, 1952-)

Jonas Fjeld is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known in the English-speaking world for two albums recorded by Danko/Fjeld/Andersen, a collaboration with Canadian Rick Danko of The Band and American singer-songwriter Eric Andersen. Fjeld also recorded three albums with the American bluegrass group Chatham County Line. Wikipedia
Bodø, Norway
Paul Fleischman

Paul Fleischman (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Paul Fleischman is an American writer of children's books. For his contribution as a children's writer he was one of five finalists for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2012. He and his father Sid Fleischman have both won the Newbery Medal from the American Library Association recognizing the year's "most distinguished... Wikipedia
Monterey, California, USA

Dan Franck (October 17, 1952-)

Dan Franck is a French novelist. Wikipedia

Colin Friels (September 25, 1952-)

Colin Friels is a Scottish-born Australian actor. Wikipedia
Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland

Fuzz (musician) (February 9, 1952-)

James Robert Lombard, professionally known by his stage name Fuzz, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, actor, record producer and composer noted for being the frontman of the band Inferno. Wikipedia
Battersea, London, England
Jostein Gaarder

Jostein Gaarder (August 8, 1952-)

Jostein Gaarder is a Norwegian intellectual and author of several novels, short stories and children's books. Gaarder often writes from the perspective of children, exploring their sense of wonder about the world. He often utilizes metafiction in his works and constructs stories within stories. His best known work is the novel 'Sophie's World: A... Wikipedia
Oslo, Norway
Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon (January 11, 1952-)

Diana J. Gabaldon is an American author, known for the 'Outlander' series of novels. Her books merge multiple genres, featuring elements of historical fiction, romance, mystery, adventure and science fiction/fantasy. A television adaptation of the novels called 'Outlander' premiered on Starz in 2014. Wikipedia
Arizona (U.S.)

Carolyn Gage (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Carolyn Gage is an American playwright, actor and theatrical director. She is also an activist on lesbian and feminist issues. Gage was a Guest Lecturer at Bates College in 1998–99. The author of nine books on lesbian theatre and sixty-five plays, musicals, and one-woman shows, she specializes in non-traditional roles for women, especially those... Wikipedia
Reinhard Genzel

Reinhard Genzel (March 24, 1952-)

Reinhard Genzel is a German astrophysicist. Wikipedia
Bad Homburg, Germany

Terry George (December 20, 1952-)

Terence "Terry" George is an Irish screenwriter and director. Much of his film work involves "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland. Wikipedia
Belfast, Northern Ireland
George Gervin

George Gervin (April 27, 1952-)

George "The Iceman" Gervin is a retired American professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association for the Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, and Chicago Bulls. Gervin averaged at least 14 points per game in all 14 of his ABA and NBA seasons, and finished with an NBA career... Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan
Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum (October 22, 1952-)

Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Goldblum is an American actor. His career began in the mid-1970s and he has appeared in major box-office successes including 'The Fly', 'Jurassic Park' and its sequel 'Jurassic Park: The Lost World', and 'Independence Day'. He starred as Detective Zach Nichols for the eighth and ninth seasons of the USA Network's crime drama... Wikipedia
West Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States
John Goodman

John Goodman (June 20, 1952-)

John Stephen Goodman is an American actor. Early in his career, he was best known for playing Dan Conner on the television series 'Roseanne', for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1993. He is also a regular collaborator with the Coen brothers on such films as 'Raising Arizona', 'Barton Fink', 'The Big Lebowski', 'O Brother, Where... Wikipedia
Affton, Missouri, U.S.
Graham Greene (actor)

Graham Greene (actor) (June 22, 1952-)

Graham Greene, CM is a First Nations actor who has worked on stage, in film, and in TV productions in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Wikipedia
Six Nations Reserve, Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada
Michael Gudinski

Michael Gudinski (August 22, 1952-)

Michael Solomon Gudinski, AM is an Australian entrepreneur and businessman currently based in Melbourne who is a leading figure in the Australian music industry. Gudinski is mostly known for forming the highly successful Australian record company Mushroom Records in 1972 through whom he signed several generations of Australian musicians and... Wikipedia
Albert Park, Victoria, Australia

Fumio Hayashi (April 18, 1952-)

Fumio Hayashi is a Japanese economist. As of October 2009, he is a professor at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo. Hayashi was awarded the inaugural Nakahara Prize in 1995. Wikipedia

Beth Henley (May 8, 1952-)

Elizabeth Becker "Beth" Henley is an American dramatist and actress. She writes primarily about women's issues and family in the Southern United States. She is also a screenwriter who has written many film adaptations of her plays. She is known for her intertwining comic and serious moments in her pieces. Wikipedia
Jackson, Mississippi
Marshall Herskovitz

Marshall Herskovitz (February 23, 1952-)

Marshall Schreiber Herskovitz is an American film director, writer and producer, and currently the President Emeritus of the Producers Guild of America. Among his productions are 'Traffic', 'The Last Samurai', 'Blood Diamond', and 'I Am Sam'. Herskovitz has directed two feature films, 'Jack the Bear' and 'Dangerous Beauty'. Herskovitz was a creator... Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Michael Hiltzik (November 9, 1952-)

Michael A. Hiltzik is an American columnist and reporter who has written extensively for the 'Los Angeles Times'. In 1999, he won a beat reporting Pulitzer Prize for co-writing an article about corruption in the music industry. In 2004, he won a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. Wikipedia
New York City

Victoria Hochberg (December 24, 1952-)

Victoria Greene Hochberg is an American film, television director and writer. Wikipedia
United States
Michael Houstoun

Michael Houstoun (October 20, 1952-)

Michael Houstoun is a concert pianist from New Zealand. He has twice in his life performed the complete cycle of Beethoven sonatas and in between these achievements, he overcame focal hand dystonia. Wikipedia
Timaru, New Zealand
Ragnar Hovland

Ragnar Hovland (April 15, 1952-)

Ragnar Hovland is a Norwegian novelist, essayist, lyricist, and writer of children's books. Wikipedia

Lesley Howarth (December 29, 1952-)

Lesley Howarth is a British author of children's and young-adult fiction. For the novel 'Maphead', published by Walker Books in 1994, she won the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime book award judged by a panel of British children's writers, and she was a runner-up for the Carnegie Medal. Wikipedia
Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK
David Icke

David Icke (April 29, 1952-)

David Vaughan Icke is an English writer, public speaker and former professional footballer. He promotes conspiracy theories about global politics and has written extensively about them. Wikipedia
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
Celia Imrie

Celia Imrie (July 15, 1952-)

Celia Diana Savile Imrie is an English actress. Born and raised in Guildford, Imrie trained at the Guildford School of Acting. Wikipedia
Guildford, Surrey, England
Lisa Jackson (author)

Lisa Jackson (author) (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Susan Lisa Jackson is a best-selling American author of over 75 romance novels and romantic suspense novels. Wikipedia
United States
Vanessa Jennings

Vanessa Jennings (October 5, 1952-)

Vanessa Paukeigope Jennings is a Kiowa-Apache-Gila River Pima regalia maker, clothing designer, cradle board maker, and bead artist from Oklahoma. Wikipedia
Tempe, Arizona
Michael Jeter

Michael Jeter (August 26, 1952-March 30, 2003)

Michael Jeter was an American actor of film, stage, and television. His notable television roles are as Herman Stiles on 'Evening Shade' from 1990 until 1994 and for playing Mr. Noodle's brother Mr. Noodle on 'Elmo's World' from 2000 until 2003. Jeter's film roles include 'Zelig', 'The Fisher King', 'Waterworld', 'Air Bud', 'The Green Mile',... Wikipedia
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Prakash Jha

Prakash Jha (February 27, 1952-)

Prakash Jha is an Indian film producer, director and screenwriter who is mostly known for his political and socio-political films such as 'Damul', 'Mrityudand', 'Gangaajal', 'Apaharan', multistarrer hit movie 'Raajneeti', 'Aarakshan' 'Chakravyuh', and the Satyagraha. He is also the maker of National Film Award winning documentaries like, 'Faces... Wikipedia
West Champaran, Bihar, India

Jia Pingwa (February 21, 1952-)

Jia Pingwa, formerly known as Jia Pingwa, is a Chinese novelist and short story writer. He was born in Dihua Town, Danfeng, Shangluo, Shaanxi, graduated from Northwest University School of Arts in 1975, began to publish works in 1972. His novels includes "Shang State", "White Night", and the autobiographical "I am a Farmer". His 1993 novel,... Wikipedia
Shangluo, Shaanxi, China

Dina Joffe (December 18, 1952-)

Dina Yoffe is a Latvian pianist, Originally from Riga, Yoffe started her musical education at Emil Darzin’s Special School of Music in her home town and continued at the Central Music School in Moscow. Graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music in Moscow under the tutelage of Professor Vera Gornostayeva, one of the most important... Wikipedia
Bill T. Jones

Bill T. Jones (February 15, 1952-)

Bill T. Jones is an American artistic director, choreographer and dancer. Jones has received numerous awards for his work and is the co-founder of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Wikipedia
Bunnell, Florida, USA

Faye Kellerman (July 31, 1952-)

Faye Marder Kellerman is an American writer of mystery novels, in particular the "Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus" series as well as three non-series books, 'The Quality of Mercy', 'Moon Music' and 'Straight into Darkness'. Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Kevin Kelly (editor)

Kevin Kelly (editor) (August 14, 1952-)

Kevin Kelly is the founding executive editor of 'Wired' magazine, and a former editor/publisher of the 'Whole Earth Review'. He has also been a writer, photographer, conservationist, and student of Asian and digital culture. Wikipedia
Seán Kelly (Irish politician)

Seán Kelly (Irish politician) (April 26, 1952-)

Seán Kelly is an Irish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the South constituency. He is a member of Fine Gael, part of the European People's Party. Wikipedia
County Kerry, Ireland

Laurie R. King (September 19, 1952-)

Laurie R. King is an American author best known for her detective fiction. Wikipedia
Oakland, California

Anne Kirkpatrick (July 4, 1952-)

Anne Kirkpatrick is an Australian country music singer. She is the daughter of country singers Slim Dusty and Joy McKean. Wikipedia

George Knapp (journalist) (April 18, 1952-)

George Knapp is an American journalist and talk radio host. Wikipedia
Woodbury, New Jersey, U.S.

Krisana Kraisintu (February 21, 1952-)

Krisana Kraisintu is a Thai Pharmaceutical Consultant in the local production and increased access to life-saving medicines in Africa, in particular, in the domains of Malaria and HIV/AIDS-related drug production. Wikipedia
Greg Ladanyi

Greg Ladanyi (July 6, 1952-September 29, 2009)

Greg Ladanyi was an American record producer and recording engineer of Hungarian descent, known for his work with many musicians, including Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, Type O Negative, The Church, Caifanes, Anna Vissi, Toto, Fleetwood Mac, Hollywood Undead, Don Henley and Jeff Healey. Wikipedia
Elkhart, Indiana
Nicosia, Cyprus

Aditi Lahiri (July 14, 1952-)

Aditi Lahiri is an India born German linguist at the University of Oxford. She received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2000. Wikipedia
Bappi Lahiri

Bappi Lahiri (November 27, 1952-)

Bappi Lahiri or Alokesh Lahiri is a music director in the Indian film industry. He popularized the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema and sang some of his own compositions. He was popular in the 1980s and 1990s with filmi soundtracks like 'Wardat', 'Disco Dancer', 'Namak Halaal', 'Dance Dance', 'Commando', 'Gang Leader', and 'Sharaabi'... Wikipedia

Lakshmi (actress) (December 13, 1952-)

Lakshmi Narayan is an Indian film actress known for her works in Indian film industry. Starting to act at the age of 15, she made her silver screen debut as an actress with the Tamil film 'Jeevanamsam' in 1968, in the same year she was starred in the Kannada film 'Goadalli CID 999' starring Rajkumar.In 1974, she starred in her First Malayalam movie... Wikipedia
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Eric Laneuville

Eric Laneuville (July 14, 1952-)

Eric Gerard Laneuville is an American television director, actor and martial artist. His first acting roles were in the science-fiction film 'The Omega Man' with Charlton Heston, the ABC television series 'Room 222', and a brief appearance as one of the subway station muggers in 'Death Wish' opposite Charles Bronson. His role as Luther Hawkins in... Wikipedia
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Brian Lehrer

Brian Lehrer (October 5, 1952-)

Brian Lehrer is a radio talk show host on New York City's public radio station WNYC. His daily two-hour 2007 Peabody Award-winning program, 'The Brian Lehrer Show', features interviews with newsmakers and experts about current events and social issues. Lehrer was formerly an anchor and reporter for NBC Radio Networks, and has been in broadcast... Wikipedia
New York City
John Leventhal

John Leventhal (December 18, 1952-)

John Leventhal is a Grammy Award-winning musician, producer, songwriter, and recording engineer who has produced albums for Michelle Branch, Rosanne Cash, Marc Cohn, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, Jim Lauderdale, Joan Osborne, Loudon Wainwright III, The Wreckers and many others. Wikipedia
New York City, New York United States
Brad Linaweaver

Brad Linaweaver (September 1, 1952-)

Bradford Swain Linaweaver is a science fiction writer. Brad has original story credits on a number of films, including THE BRAIN LEECHES and JACK-O for Fred Olen Ray. He also has story credits in THE BONEYARD COLLECTION and SPCAEBABES MEET THE MONSTERS. Wikipedia
Washington, North Carolina
Jeff Lindsay (writer)

Jeff Lindsay (writer) (July 14, 1952-)

Jeff Lindsay is the pen name of American playwright and crime novelist Jeffry P. Freundlich, best known for his novels about sociopathic vigilante Dexter Morgan. Many of his earlier published works include his wife Hilary Hemingway as a co-author. His wife is the niece of Ernest Hemingway and an author in her own right. Lindsay was born in Miami... Wikipedia
Miami, Florida, United States

Sue Lloyd-Roberts (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Susan Lloyd-Roberts CBE is a television journalist who has worked for both the BBC and ITN. Wikipedia
Belgravia, London, England

Nigel Lockyer (November 5, 1952-)

Nigel Lockyer is the current director of Fermilab since September 2013. Wikipedia
Annan, Scotland
Valeria Lynch

Valeria Lynch (January 7, 1952-)

María Cristina Lancelotti, better known by her stage name Valeria Lynch, is an Argentine singer and actress. Wikipedia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fred Lynn

Fred Lynn (February 3, 1952-)

Fredric Michael "Fred" Lynn is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers and San Diego Padres. He is best known for being the first player to win the Rookie of the Year award and MVP in the same season. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United State

Bob MacMillan (December 3, 1952-)

Robert Lea MacMillan is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played in the NHL for 11 seasons from 1974–75 until 1984–85. Wikipedia

Hilary Mantel (July 6, 1952-)

Dame Hilary Mary Mantel, is an English writer whose work includes personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction. Wikipedia
Glossop, Derbyshire, England
Patrick McGorry

Patrick McGorry (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Patrick Dennistoun McGorry AO is an Irish-born Australian psychiatrist known for his development of the early intervention services for youth. Wikipedia
Dublin Ireland
Robin McKinley

Robin McKinley (November 16, 1952-)

Robin McKinley is an American author of fantasy and children's books. Her 1984 novel 'The Hero and the Crown' won the Newbery Medal as the year's best new American children's book. McKinley has written or contributed to twenty books. Her most recent novel is 'Shadows', and her next anticipated novel is 'Ebon'. Wikipedia
Warren, Ohio, USA
S. Epatha Merkerson

S. Epatha Merkerson (November 28, 1952-)

Sharon Epatha Merkerson, best known as S. Epatha Merkerson, is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has won a Golden Globe, an Emmy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, an Obie Award and four NAACP Image Awards. She has also received two Tony Award nominations. She is best known for her role as NYPD Lieutenant Anita Van Buren from... Wikipedia
Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Ralph Merkle

Ralph Merkle (February 2, 1952-)

Ralph C. Merkle is a computer scientist. He is one of the inventors of public key cryptography, the inventor of cryptographic hashing, and more recently a researcher and speaker on molecular nanotechnology and cryonics. Wikipedia
Berkeley, California

Michael Minkler (May 14, 1952-)

Michael Minkler is a Motion Picture Sound Re-Recording Mixer. He has received Academy Awards for his work on 'Dreamgirls', 'Chicago' and 'Black Hawk Down'. His varied career has also included films like 'Inglourious Basterds', 'JFK' and 'Star Wars', as well television programs like 'The Pacific' and 'John Adams'. Minkler works at Todd-AO Hollywood. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, CA
Kim Mitchell

Kim Mitchell (July 10, 1952-)

Joseph Kim Mitchell is a Canadian musician. He was the lead singer and guitarist for the band Max Webster before going on to lead a solo career. He is currently a radio show host for CILQ-FM in Toronto. Wikipedia
in Sarnia, Ontario
Dermot Morgan

Dermot Morgan (March 31, 1952-February 28, 1998)

Dermot John Morgan was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international renown for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom 'Father Ted'. Wikipedia
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Hounslow, Greater London, England

Erin Moriarty (April 6, 1952-)

Erin F. Moriarty is an American television news reporter and correspondent. She works as a correspondent for '48 Hours Mystery'. She has won national Emmy Awards several times. Wikipedia
Cincinnati, Ohio
Patt Morrison

Patt Morrison (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Patt Morrison is a journalist, author, and radio-television personality based in Los Angeles and Southern California. Wikipedia

Daniel David Moses (February 18, 1952-)

Daniel David Moses is a First Nations poet and playwright from Canada. Wikipedia
Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley (January 12, 1952-)

Walter Ellis Mosley is an American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins, a black private investigator and World War II veteran living in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles; they are perhaps his most popular works. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California
Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion (October 26, 1952-)

Sir Andrew Motion, FRSL is an English poet, novelist, and biographer, who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. During the period of his laureateship, Motion founded the Poetry Archive, an online resource of poems and audio recordings of poets reading their own work. In 2012, he became President of the Campaign to Protect Rural... Wikipedia
London, England
Ryū Murakami

Ryū Murakami (February 19, 1952-)

Ryū Murakami is a Japanese novelist, short story writer, essayist and filmmaker. Murakami's novels explore human nature through themes of disillusion, drug use, surrealism, murder and war set against the dark backdrop of Japan. His most well known novels are 'Almost Transparent Blue', 'Coin Locker Babies' and 'In the Miso Soup'. He was born... Wikipedia
Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
Walter Murphy

Walter Murphy (December 19, 1952-)

Walter Anthony Murphy, Jr. is an American composer, arranger, pianist, musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for the instrumental "A Fifth of Beethoven", a disco adaptation of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony which topped the charts in 1976 and was featured on the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack. Further classical–disco fusions... Wikipedia
New York City

Colm Murray (March 22, 1952-July 30, 2013)

Colm Murray was an Irish broadcaster, newsreader, and sports journalist, best remembered for his reports on horse racing. Employed by RTÉ from 1978 until his death in 2013 after a three-year battle with motor neurone disease, Murray was the first sportscaster on the newly-launched hour-long rolling news bulletin, the 6-1 News. Wikipedia
Moate, County Westmeath, Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson (June 7, 1952-)

Liam John Neeson, OBE is an Irish actor. In 1976, he joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast for two years. He then acted in the Arthurian film, 'Excalibur'. Between 1982 and 1987, Neeson starred in five films; most notably alongside Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins in 'The Bounty' and Robert De Niro and Jeremy Irons in 'The Mission'. Wikipedia
Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Ann Nesby (July 24, 1952-)

Ann Nesby is an American R&B, gospel, and dance music singer and actress. She is the former lead singer of Sounds of Blackness; a songwriter with credits including hits sung by Patti Labelle and Gladys Knight; plus she co-starred in the 2003 romance musical 'The Fighting Temptations' with Cuba Gooding Jr. and Beyoncé Knowles. Nesby had various... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Lucia Newman (February 18, 1952-)

Lucia Newman is a broadcast journalist, currently working for Al Jazeera English. Previously, she was a long-standing reporter for CNN. Wikipedia
London
Juice Newton

Juice Newton (February 18, 1952-)

Judy Kay "Juice" Newton is an American pop and country singer, songwriter and guitarist. To date, Newton has received five Grammy Award nominations in the Pop and Country Best Female Vocalist categories, as well as an ACM Award for Top New Female Artist and two 'Billboard' Female Album Artist of the Year awards. Wikipedia
Lakehurst, New Jersey, U.S.

Mary Nissenson (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Mary Nissenson is an award-winning American television journalist, who also has been an entrepreneur, social activist and university instructor. Wikipedia
Janusz Olejniczak

Janusz Olejniczak (October 2, 1952-)

Janusz Olejniczak is a Polish classical pianist and actor. Wikipedia
Wrocław, Poland

Jonjo O'Neill (April 13, 1952-)

Jonjo O'Neill is an Irish National Hunt racehorse trainer and former jockey. He is a native of Castletownroche, County Cork in Ireland. Based at the Jackdaws Castle training establishment in England. O'Neill twice won the British Champion Jockey title and won the Cheltenham Gold Cup on the mare, Dawn Run who became the only horse to complete the... Wikipedia
Castletownroache, County Cork, Ireland
Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne (October 9, 1952-)

Sharon Rachel Osbourne is an English television host, media personality, television talent competition judge, author, music manager, businesswoman, and promoter, and the wife of heavy metal singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne. She first came into public prominence after appearing in 'The Osbournes', a reality television show that followed her family's... Wikipedia
Brixton, London, England
Chazz Palminteri

Chazz Palminteri (May 15, 1952-)

Calogero "Chazz" Palminteri is an American actor and writer, best known for his performances in 'The Usual Suspects', 'A Bronx Tale', and his Academy Award nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in 'Bullets over Broadway'. Wikipedia
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk (June 7, 1952-)

Ferit Orhan Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. One of Turkey's most prominent novelists, his work has sold over eleven million books in sixty languages, making him the country's best-selling writer. Wikipedia
Istanbul Turkey

Chris Parry (lighting designer) (May 23, 1952-January 16, 2007)

Chris Parry was a theatrical lighting designer. He worked on several Broadway and West End productions and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design three times, winning for 'The Who's Tommy'. He also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design three times. Wikipedia
Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin (November 30, 1952-)

Mandel Bruce "Mandy" Patinkin is an American actor, tenor, voice artist, and comedian. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Anthony Pawson (October 18, 1952-August 7, 2013)

Anthony "Tony" James Pawson, was a British-born Canadian scientist whose research has revolutionized the understanding of signal transduction, the molecular mechanisms by which cells respond to external cues, and how they communicate with each other. He identified the phosphotyrosine-binding Src homology 2 as the prototypic non-catalytic... Wikipedia
Maidstone, England
Toronto, Ontario

Michael E. Pegram (February 16, 1952-)

Michael E. Pegram is the co-owner of the 2010 Preakness Stakes winner Lookin at Lucky and owner of the 1998 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Real Quiet. He grew up in Princeton, Indiana going to the races at Ellis Park Racecourse and Churchill Downs and dreamed of someday owning a Kentucky Derby winner. He also won the 1998 Breeders' Cup... Wikipedia
Fort Knox, Kentucky, United States

Andrew Pendlebury (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Andrew Scott Pendlebury is an Australian guitarist-songwriter. From 1977 to 1981 was a member of The Sports and from 1986 to 1988 he joined Slaughtermen. He has undertaken other projects and issued four solo albums. At the ARIA Music Awards of 1993, Pendlebury's solo work, 'Don't Hold Back That Feeling', won Best Adult Contemporary Album. In 1999... Wikipedia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Julie Anne Peters (January 16, 1952-)

Julie Anne Peters is an American author of young adult fiction. Peters has published 20 works, mostly novels, geared toward children and adolescents, many of which deal with LGBT issues. In addition to the United States, Peters's books have been published in numerous countries, including South Korea, China, Croatia, Germany, France, Italy,... Wikipedia
Jamestown, New York
David Petraeus

David Petraeus (November 7, 1952-)

David Howell Petraeus is a retired American military officer and public official. He served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from September 6, 2011, until his resignation on November 9, 2012. Prior to his assuming the directorship of the CIA, Petraeus was a highly decorated four-star general, serving over 37 years in the United States... Wikipedia
Orange County, New York, U.S.
Jerzy Pilch

Jerzy Pilch (August 10, 1952-)

Jerzy Pilch is a Polish writer and journalist. Critics have compared Pilch's style to Witold Gombrowicz, Milan Kundera, or Bohumil Hrabal. Wikipedia
Nelson Piquet

Nelson Piquet (August 17, 1952-)

Nelson Piquet Souto Maior, known as Nelson Piquet, is a Brazilian former racing driver and businessman. Since his retirement, Piquet has been ranked among the greatest Formula One drivers in various motorsport polls. Wikipedia
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (<a href="/born/year/1952" title="Celebrities Born in 1952">1952</a>-)

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is an Indian-born American and British structural biologist. In 2009 he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada Yonath, "for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome". he works at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK. On November 30th 2015,... Wikipedia
Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve (September 25, 1952-October 10, 2004)

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular his motion picture portrayal of the comic book superhero Superman. Wikipedia
New York City, United States
Mount Kisco, New York, United States

Christopher Renshaw (March 18, 1952-)

Christopher Renshaw is a British opera and theatre director. He has directed many musicals, plays and operas in London, Australia and New York. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his work on 'The King and I'. Wikipedia
Paul Reubens

Paul Reubens (August 27, 1952-)

Paul Reubens is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Reubens joined the Los Angeles troupe The Groundlings in the 1970s and started his career as an improvisational comedian and stage actor. In 1982, Reubens put up a show about a character he had been developing for... Wikipedia
Peekskill, New York
Ron Richardson

Ron Richardson (January 27, 1952-April 5, 1995)

Ronald E. Richardson was an American actor and operatic baritone. Richardson began his career in the mid-1970s appearing in regional theater and opera productions. He appeared in several Broadway musicals from 1978-1993, arguably best known for his Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning performance of Jim in the 1985 Broadway musical 'Big River'. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bronxville, New York
Lee Ritenour

Lee Ritenour (January 11, 1952-)

Lee Mack Ritenour is an American jazz guitarist, session musician, and composer. Ritenour has contributed to over 3000 sessions, and has charted over 30 contemporary jazz hits since 1976. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson (March 23, 1952-)

Kim Stanley Robinson is an American science fiction writer, best known for his 'Mars' trilogy. Robinson's work has been labeled by reviewers as "the gold-standard of realistic, and highly literary, science-fiction writing". Wikipedia
Waukegan, Illinois, USA
Kevin Rollins

Kevin Rollins (November 15, 1952-)

Kevin Barney Rollins is an American businessman and philanthropist. The former President and CEO of Dell Inc., in 2006 Rollins was named by London's 'CBR' as the 9th Most Influential person in the Enterprise IT sector. Wikipedia
Utah, USA
Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini (June 18, 1952-)

Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as 'Blue Velvet' and 'Death Becomes Her'. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke (September 16, 1952-)

Philip Andre Rourke, Jr., known as Mickey Rourke, is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films. Wikipedia
Schenectady, New York, U.S.

Kaija Saariaho (October 14, 1952-)

Kaija Saariaho is a Finnish composer. Wikipedia
Helsinki, Finland
Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto (January 17, 1952-)

Ryuichi Sakamoto is a Japanese musician, activist, composer, record producer, writer, singer, pianist, and actor based in Tokyo and New York. Gaining major success in 1978 as a member of the electronic music group Yellow Magic Orchestra, Sakamoto served on keyboards and sometimes vocals. The band had worldwide hits such as "Computer Game /... Wikipedia
Tokyo, Japan

Renu Saluja (July 5, 1952-August 16, 2000)

Renu Saluja was an Indian film editor. In the 1980s and 1990s, she worked with both mainstream and art house Hindi cinema directors, including Govind Nihalani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Sudhir Mishra, Shekhar Kapoor, and Mahesh Bhatt, Vijay Singh. Her work encompassed multiple feature films, documentaries, short films, and television series. Wikipedia
Delhi
Mumbai

Zoraida Santiago (May 25, 1952-)

Dr. Zoraida Santiago is a composer and singer of Puerto Rican folkloric themes. Wikipedia
Santurce, Puerto Rico

Alain Sarde (March 28, 1952-)

Alain Sarde is a French film producer and actor. Wikipedia
Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France

Sugar Ray Seales (September 4, 1952-)

"Sugar" Ray Seales was the only American boxer to win a gold medal in the 1972 Summer Olympics. As a Professional he fought Middleweight Champion Marvin Hagler three times. He is also the former NABF and USBA Middleweight Champion. Wikipedia
Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Tim Sebastian (March 13, 1952-)

Tim Sebastian is a television journalist and novelist. He is the moderator of the New Arab Debates the Doha Debates, and the Outsider Debates, and was the first presenter of BBC's HARDtalk. Wikipedia
London, England, UK
Vittorio Sgarbi

Vittorio Sgarbi (May 8, 1952-)

Vittorio Umberto Antonio Maria Sgarbi is an Italian art critic, art historian, politician, cultural commentator and television personality. He was appointed curator of the Italian Pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale. Several times a member of the Italian Parliament and having served in Milan's municipal government, from June 30, 2008 to February... Wikipedia
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Adi Shamir

Adi Shamir (July 6, 1952-)

Adi Shamir is an Israeli cryptographer. He is a co-inventor of the RSA algorithm, a co-inventor of the Feige–Fiat–Shamir identification scheme, one of the inventors of differential cryptanalysis and has made numerous contributions to the fields of cryptography and computer science. Wikipedia
Tel Aviv, Israel
Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva (November 5, 1952-)

Vandana Shiva is an Indian environmental activist and anti-globalization author. Shiva, currently based in Delhi, has authored more than 20 books. She received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Graduate Studies, in Canada, in 1978 with the doctoral dissertation "Hidden variables and locality in quantum theory." Wikipedia
Dehra Dun, India
Janis Siegel

Janis Siegel (July 23, 1952-)

Janis Siegel is an American Jazz singer with the vocal group The Manhattan Transfer. In 1965 Siegel recorded with a group called Young Generation on Red Bird records. In 1972 the original Manhattan Transfer had disbanded, and founder Tim Hauser re-formed the group with different singers, including Siegel. This incarnation of the group has enjoyed... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York

Lenny Solomon (September 28, 1952-)

Lenny Solomon is a Canadian jazz, pop, and classical violinist and composer. An active studio musician, he has performed on hundreds of recordings and soundtracks, including albums by Nigel Kennedy, Anne Murray, and John McDermott. He has also recorded two of his own jazz albums: 'After You've Gone' and 'The Gershwin Sessions'. He has appeared as a... Wikipedia
Henning Sommerro

Henning Sommerro (May 3, 1952-)

Henning Sommerro is a Norwegian musician, composer and music teacher. Wikipedia
S. P. Somtow

S. P. Somtow (December 30, 1952-)

S. P. Somtow is a Thai-American musical composer. He is also a science fiction, fantasy, and horror author writing in English. Somtow has both Thai and American citizenship. Wikipedia
Bangkok, Thailand
Eduardo Souto de Moura

Eduardo Souto de Moura (July 25, 1952-)

Eduardo Elísio Machado Souto de Moura (; born 25 July 1952, better known as Eduardo Souto de Moura, is a Portuguese architect. Son of medical doctor José Alberto Souto de Moura and wife Maria Teresa Ramos Machado, he is the brother of José Souto de Moura, former 9th Attorney-General of Portugal. Along with Fernando Távora and Álvaro Siza, he is one... Wikipedia
Porto
Dana Stabenow

Dana Stabenow (March 27, 1952-)

Dana Stabenow is an American author of science fiction, mystery, and suspense/thriller novels. Wikipedia
Anchorage, Alaska, US
David A. Stewart

David A. Stewart (September 9, 1952-)

David Allan "Dave" Stewart is an English musician, songwriter and record producer, best known for Eurythmics, his successful professional partnership with Annie Lennox. He is usually credited as David A. Stewart, to avoid confusion with other musicians named Dave Stewart. He won Best British Producer at the 1986, 1987 and 1990 Brit Awards. Wikipedia
Sunderland, England
George Strait

George Strait (May 18, 1952-)

George Harvey Strait is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is known for his neotraditionalist country style, cowboy look, and being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and... Wikipedia
Poteet, Texas
Sujatha (actress)

Sujatha (actress) (December 10, 1952-April 6, 2011)

Sujatha was a South Indian actress who performed in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi language films, and was best known for restraint and subtlety in portrayal of varied emotions. Sujatha was introduced to the Tamil film industry by veteran director K. Balachander as a protagonist in 'Aval Oru Thodar Kathai'. She paired with Kamal Haasan... Wikipedia
Sri Lanka
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt (June 14, 1952-)

Patricia Sue "Pat" Summitt is a former women's college basketball head coach. She now serves as the head coach emeritus of the Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team. She is the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history of either a men's or women's team in any division. She coached from 1974 to 2012, all with the Lady Vols, winning eight... Wikipedia
Clarksville, Tennessee
Jack W. Szostak

Jack W. Szostak (November 9, 1952-)

Jack William Szostak is a Canadian American biologist of Polish British descent, Nobel Prize laureate, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Alexander Rich Distinguished Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Szostak has made significant contributions to the field of genetics. His achievement helped scientists to map... Wikipedia
London, United Kingdom
Mr. T

Mr. T (May 21, 1952-)

Mr. T is an American actor known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series 'The A-Team', as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film 'Rocky III', and for his appearances as a professional wrestler. Mr. T is known for his trademark African Mandinka warrior hairstyle, his gold jewelry, and his tough-guy image. In 2006 he starred in the... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Pia Tafdrup

Pia Tafdrup (May 29, 1952-)

Pia Tafdrup is a Danish writer; primarily a poet, she has also written a novel and two plays, as well as works for radio. Wikipedia
Copenhagen, Denmark
Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor (December 15, 1952-)

Julie Taymor is an American director of theater, opera and film. She is best known for directing the stage musical, 'The Lion King', for which she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for directing a musical, in addition to a Tony Award for Original Costume Design. Wikipedia
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
John Tesh

John Tesh (July 9, 1952-)

John Frank Tesh is an American pianist and composer of pop music, as well as a radio host and television presenter. His ten-year-old 'Intelligence for Your Life' radio show reaches 14.2 million listeners/week, and is syndicated by Teshmedia on 400 stations in the U.S., Canada, and the UK. In addition, since 2014, he has hosted 'Intelligence for... Wikipedia
Tian Zhuangzhuang

Tian Zhuangzhuang (April 23, 1952-)

Tian Zhuangzhuang is a Chinese film director and producer. Wikipedia
Beijing, China
Radka Toneff

Radka Toneff (June 25, 1952-October 21, 1982)

Ellen Radka Toneff was a Norwegian jazz singer, daughter of the Bulgarian folk singer, pilot and radio technician Toni Toneff, she was born in Oslo and grew up in Lambertseter and Kolbotn. She is still considered one of Norway's most outstanding jazz singers. Wikipedia
Furnes, Norway
Oslo, Norway
Vladislav Tretiak

Vladislav Tretiak (April 25, 1952-)

Vladislav Aleksandrovich Tretiak, MSM is a former goaltender for the Soviet Union's national ice hockey team. Considered to be one of the greatest goaltenders in the history of the sport, he was voted one of six players to the International Ice Hockey Federation's Centennial All-Star Team in a poll conducted by a group of 56 experts from 16... Wikipedia
Orudyevo, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Roger Y. Tsien

Roger Y. Tsien (February 1, 1952-)

Roger Yonchien Tsien is an American biochemist. He is a professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego. He was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry "for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein with two other chemists: Martin Chalfie of Columbia University and Osamu... Wikipedia
New York City, United States
Lisa Tuttle

Lisa Tuttle (September 16, 1952-)

Lisa Gracia Tuttle is an American-born science fiction, fantasy, and horror author. She has published more than a dozen novels, seven short story collections, and several non-fiction titles, including a reference book on feminism, 'Encyclopedia of Feminism'. She has also edited several anthologies and reviewed books for various publications. She... Wikipedia
Houston, Texas

Elliot Tyson (November 20, 1952-)

Elliot Tyson is an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and has been nominated for three more in the same category. He has worked on over 160 films since 1979. Wikipedia
Santa Monica, California, United States

Pierre Van Dormael (May 24, 1952-September 3, 2008)

Pierre Van Dormael, born in Brussels, Uccle, was a Belgian musician and composer. Wikipedia
Brussels, Belgium
Brussels, Belgium
Gino Vannelli

Gino Vannelli (June 16, 1952-)

Gino Vannelli is a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician and composer. Wikipedia
Monique van de Ven

Monique van de Ven (July 28, 1952-)

Monica Maria Theresia "Monique" van de Ven is a Dutch actress and director. Wikipedia
Netherlands
Vijayakanth

Vijayakanth (August 25, 1952-)

Vijayaraj better known by his stage name Vijayakanth, is an Indian politician and the current Leader of the Official Opposition of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Prior to becoming a politician, he was a leading film actor in Tamil cinema from 1979 to 2010. Wikipedia
Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Guillermo Vilas

Guillermo Vilas (August 17, 1952-)

Guillermo Vilas is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina. Although he peaked at world no. 2 on the ATP rankings in 1977, several sources and publications ranked Vilas as the world no. 1 that year. Vilas was the second Latin-American to win a Grand Slam tournament and is considered one of the greatest South Americans Tennis players... Wikipedia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mary Walsh (actress)

Mary Walsh (actress) (May 13, 1952-)

Mary Cynthia Walsh, CM is a Canadian actress, comedian and social activist. A sufferer of macular degeneration, she has served from time to time as a spokesperson for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. Wikipedia
St. John's, Newfoundland
Bill Walton

Bill Walton (November 5, 1952-)

William Theodore "Bill" Walton III is an American retired basketball player and television sportscaster. Walton achieved superstardom playing for John Wooden's powerhouse UCLA Bruins in the early '70s, winning three successive College Player of the Year Awards, while leading the Bruins to two Division I national titles. He then went on to have a... Wikipedia
La Mesa, California

Alex van Warmerdam (August 14, 1952-)

Alex van Warmerdam is a Dutch screenwriter, film director, and actor. He is also a painter. Wikipedia
Haarlem, Netherlands
Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein (March 19, 1952-)

Harvey Weinstein, CBE is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax. He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, their film production company, since 2005. He won an Academy Award for producing 'Shakespeare in Love', and garnered seven Tony Awards for producing a variety... Wikipedia
Flushing, New York

Russell Williams (sound engineer) (October 14, 1952-)

Russell Williams is an American sound engineer. He has won two Academy Awards for Best Sound. He has worked on over 50 films since 1976. He is a full-time professor and Distinguished Artist in Residence at the American University School of Communication in Washington, DC. Wikipedia
Washington D.C. United States
Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson (July 8, 1952-)

Marianne Deborah Williamson is an American spiritual teacher, author and lecturer. She has published ten books, including four 'New York Times' number one bestsellers. She is the founder of Project Angel Food, a meals-on-wheels program that serves homebound people with AIDS in the Los Angeles area, and the co-founder of The Peace Alliance, a... Wikipedia
Houston, Texas
Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard (November 8, 1952-)

Alfre Woodard is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, and political activist. Woodard has been named one of the most versatile and accomplished actors of her generation. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award and Grammy Award, 18 times for an Emmy Award, and has also won a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors... Wikipedia
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jeana Yeager

Jeana Yeager (May 18, 1952-)

Jeana Yeager is an American aviator. She co-piloted, along with Dick Rutan, the first non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world in the Rutan Voyager aircraft from December 14 to 23, 1986. The flight took 9 days, 3 minutes, and 44 seconds and covered 24,986 miles, more than doubling the old distance record set by a Boeing B-52 bomber in 1962.... Wikipedia
Maurizio Zaccaro

Maurizio Zaccaro (May 8, 1952-)

Maurizio Zaccaro, is an Italian film director, cinematographer, film editor and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Milan, Italy

Dolora Zajick (March 24, 1952-)

Dolora Zajick is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer who specializes in the Verdian repertoire. Zajick is perhaps the leading exponent in the dramatic Verdian mezzo-soprano repertoire in the world today and has been described as having “one of the greatest voices in the history of opera”. Wikipedia
Salem, Oregon
Robert Zemeckis

Robert Zemeckis (May 14, 1952-)

Robert Lee Zemeckis is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Zemeckis first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director and co-creator of the science fiction comedy 'Back to the Future' film series, as well as the Academy Award-winning live-action/animated family comedy 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit', though in the 1990s he... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Edward Zwick

Edward Zwick (October 8, 1952-)

Edward M. Zwick is an American filmmaker and film producer noted for his films about social and racial issues. He has been described as a "throwback to an earlier era, an extremely cerebral director whose movies consistently feature fully rounded characters, difficult moral issues, and plots that thrive on the ambiguity of authority." Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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