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Barry Ackroyd (May 12, 1954-)

Barry Ackroyd, BSC is an English cinematographer. Barry has frequently worked with British film director, Ken Loach as well as action film director Paul Greengrass. Barry has also recently worked on Kathryn Bigelow's 2008 war film The Hurt Locker as well as the critically acclaimed 2013 biographical thriller, Captain Phillips. In 2014, Barry became... Wikipedia
Oldham, England
Alice (singer)

Alice (singer) (September 26, 1954-)

Alice, also known as Alice Visconti is an Italian singer-songwriter and pianist, active since 1971. Alice had her breakthrough after winning the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Per Elisa" in 1981, followed by European hit singles like "Una notte speciale", "Messaggio", "Chan-son Egocentrique", "Prospettiva Nevski" and "Nomadi" and albums like... Wikipedia
Forlì, Italy

Jane Anderson (<a href="/born/year/1954" title="Celebrities Born in 1954">1954</a>-)

Jane Anderson is an American actress-turned-award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director. She has written and directed one feature film, 'The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio' and wrote the script for the Nicolas Cage film 'It Could Happen to You'. Wikipedia
California
Adam Ant

Adam Ant (November 3, 1954-)

Adam Ant is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including three No. 1s. He has also worked as an actor, appearing in over two dozen films and television episodes from 1985 to 2003. Wikipedia
Marylebone, London, England
Ariane Ascaride

Ariane Ascaride (October 10, 1954-)

Ariane Ascaride is a French actress and screenwriter. She has appeared in films such as 'Marius et Jeannette', 'Ma vraie vie à Rouen' and 'À la place du coeur'. She also starred in and co-wrote the screenplay for 'Le Voyage en Arménie'. Wikipedia
Marseille, France
Cheryl Baker

Cheryl Baker (March 8, 1954-)

Cheryl Baker is an English television presenter and singer. She best known for being a member of 1980s pop group Bucks Fizz, who won the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest. The group had 20 singles reach the UK top 60 between 1981 and 1988, including three number one hits with "Making Your Mind Up", "The Land of Make Believe" and "My Camera Never Lies".... Wikipedia
Bethnal Green, London, England
Scott Bakula

Scott Bakula (October 9, 1954-)

Scott Stewart Bakula is an American actor known for his role as Sam Beckett in the television series 'Quantum Leap' and for the role of Captain Jonathan Archer in 'Star Trek: Enterprise'. Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
René Balcer

René Balcer (February 9, 1954-)

René Balcer is a television writer, director, and showrunner. Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Rakhshan Bani-E'temad

Rakhshan Bani-E'temad (April 3, 1954-)

Rakhshān Bani-E'temād is an internationally and critically acclaimed Iranian film director and screenwriter. She is widely considered Iran's premier female director, and her films have been praised at international festivals as well as being remarkably popular with Iranian critics and audiences. Her title as “First Lady of Iranian Cinema” is not... Wikipedia
Tehran, Iran
Ellen Barkin

Ellen Barkin (April 16, 1954-)

Ellen Rona Barkin is an American actress, known for her roles in the films 'Buckaroo Banzai', 'The Big Easy', 'Sea of Love' and 'Switch'. She won an Emmy Award in 1997, for 'Before Women Had Wings' and a Tony Award in 2011, for 'The Normal Heart'. Wikipedia
Bronx, New York, U.S.
Louis de Bernières

Louis de Bernières (December 8, 1954-)

Louis de Bernières is a British novelist most famous for his fourth novel, 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin'. In 1993 de Bernières was selected as one of the "20 Best of Young British Novelists", part of a promotion in 'Granta' magazine. 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' was published in the following year, winning the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best... Wikipedia
London

Deborah Blum (October 19, 1954-)

Deborah Blum is an American journalist, a columnist for the 'New York Times', a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a blogger for 'Wired'. She is also the author of books including 'The Poisoner's Handbook'. Wikipedia
Urbana, Illinois, USA

Peter Brash (July 16, 1954-)

Peter Brash is an American television soap opera writer, screen writer, and musical theatre librettist. His career in soap opera spanned more than 25 years, and included many of the major network serials. Wikipedia
Boston, MA USA
Howard Graham Buffett

Howard Graham Buffett (December 16, 1954-)

Howard Graham Buffett is an American philanthropist, photographer, and farmer. He is the eldest son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. He is named after Howard Buffett, his grandfather, and Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett's teacher. Wikipedia

Melvin Burgess (April 25, 1954-)

Melvin Burgess is a British writer of children's fiction. He became famous in 1996 with the publication of 'Junk', about heroin-addicted teenagers on the streets of Bristol. At least in Britain, 'Junk' became one of the best-known young adult books of the decade. Burgess won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the... Wikipedia
Twickenham, Middlesex, England, UK

Patrick Califia (March 8, 1954-)

Pat Califia is an American writer of non-fiction essays about sexuality and of erotic fiction and poetry. Califia is a bisexual trans man. Prior to transitioning, he was a lesbian and as such, wrote for many years a sex advice column for the gay men's leather magazine 'Drummer'. His writings explore sexuality and gender identity, and have included... Wikipedia
Texas
James Cameron

James Cameron (August 16, 1954-)

James Francis Cameron is a Canadian filmmaker, inventor, engineer, philanthropist, and deep-sea explorer who has directed two of the highest-grossing films of all time. He first found major success with the science fiction action thriller blockbuster 'The Terminator'. He then became a popular Hollywood director and was hired to write and direct... Wikipedia
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
Michel Camilo

Michel Camilo (April 4, 1954-)

Michel Camilo is a Grammy-award winning pianist and composer from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He specializes in jazz, Latin and classical piano work. Camilo lists some of his main influences as Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, and Art Tatum. Wikipedia
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Graeme Campbell (director) (November 4, 1954-)

Graeme Neil Campbell is an award-winning film director, writer and editor. Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jane Campion

Jane Campion (April 30, 1954-)

Elizabeth Jane Campion is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director. Campion is the second of four women ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and is also the first female filmmaker in history to receive the Palme d'Or, which she received for directing the acclaimed film 'The Piano', for which she also won the Academy... Wikipedia
Wellington, New Zealand

Ann Carlson (October 21, 1954-)

Ann Carlson is an American dancer, choreographer and performance artist whose work explores contemporary social issues. She has performed throughout the United States and internationally and has won a number of awards. Wikipedia
Park Ridge, Illinois
Gary Carter

Gary Carter (April 8, 1954-February 16, 2012)

Gary Edmund Carter was an American professional baseball catcher whose 21-year career was spent primarily with the Montreal Expos and New York Mets. Nicknamed "Kid" for his youthful exuberance, Carter was named an All-Star 11 times, and was a member of the 1986 World Champion Mets. Wikipedia
Culver City, California, U.S.
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, U.S.

Stephen L. Carter (October 26, 1954-)

Stephen L. Carter is an American law professor, legal- and social-policy writer, columnist, and best-selling novelist. Wikipedia

Tina Charles (singer) (March 10, 1954-)

Tina Charles is an English singer who achieved success as a disco artist in the mid to late 1970s. Her most successful single was the no. 1 hit "I Love to Love" in 1976. Wikipedia
Whitechapel, London, England

Todd Coolman (July 14, 1954-)

Todd Coolman is a jazz bassist residing near New York City. Wikipedia
Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello (August 25, 1954-)

Elvis Costello is an English singer-songwriter. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement of the mid-to-late 1970s. His critically acclaimed debut album, 'My Aim Is True', was recorded in 1977. Shortly after recording it he... Wikipedia
Paddington, London, England

Kay Cottee (January 25, 1954-)

Kay Cottee, AO was the first female sailor to perform a single-handed, non-stop and unassisted circumnavigation of the world. She performed this feat in 1988 in her yacht 'Blackmores First Lady', taking 189 days. Wikipedia
Bruno Coulais

Bruno Coulais (January 13, 1954-)

Bruno Coulais is a French composer, most widely known for his music on film soundtracks. Wikipedia
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Catherine Crier

Catherine Crier (September 6, 1954-)

Catherine Jean Crier is an American journalist and author of 'A Deadly Game' and 'The Case Against Lawyers'. She was the youngest elected state judge in Texas history at age thirty and served as a Texas State District Judge for the 162nd District Court. Wikipedia
Dallas, Texas

Stephen Cummings (September 13, 1954-)

Stephen Donald Cummings is an Australian rock singer-songwriter and writer. He was lead singer of Melbourne-based rock band, The Sports, from 1976 to 1981, followed by a solo career which has met with critical acclaim but has had limited commercial success. He has written two novels, 'Wonderboy' and 'Stay Away from Lightning Girl', and a memoir,... Wikipedia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Dai Sijie

Dai Sijie (March 2, 1954-)

Dai Sijie is a Chinese–French author and filmmaker. Wikipedia
Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Ingrid Daubechies

Ingrid Daubechies (August 17, 1954-)

Baroness Ingrid Daubechies is a Belgian physicist and mathematician. Between 2004 and 2011 she was the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor in the mathematics and applied mathematics departments at Princeton University. In January 2011 she moved to Duke University as a Professor in mathematics. She is the first woman president of the International... Wikipedia
Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium
Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis (May 6, 1954-)

Sharon Ryer Davis is the wife of former California Governor Gray Davis. She is also a former Miss Santee and the author of the children's book, 'The Adventures of Capitol Kitty'. Wikipedia
Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Andre Dawson

Andre Dawson (July 10, 1954-)

Andre Nolan Dawson, nicknamed "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson", is a former American professional baseball player. During a 21-year baseball career, he played for four different teams as a center and right fielder, spending most of his career with the Montreal Expos and Chicago Cubs. Wikipedia
Miami, Florida
Franco De Vita

Franco De Vita (January 23, 1954-)

Franco De Vita is a Latin Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter. His first album as a solo artist garnered three Spanish-language hits in Venezuela. He signed with the CBS Records label in 1989, and in 1990, his album 'Extranjero' had a song that reached No. 1 on the U.S. Latin charts and won an MTV Video Music Award. His 2004 album 'Stop' reached... Wikipedia
Chris Difford

Chris Difford (November 4, 1954-)

Christopher Henry "Chris" Difford is an English singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer. He was a founding member and songwriter of the British group Squeeze. Wikipedia
Greenwich, London
Tony Dorsett

Tony Dorsett (April 7, 1954-)

Anthony "Tony" Drew Dorsett is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos. Wikipedia
Rochester, Pennsylvania

Ken Duncan (December 20, 1954-)

Kenneth McLeod Duncan OAM is a photographer from Wamberal, New South Wales, Australia. He is regarded as one of Australia's most acclaimed landscape photographers, and gained prominence for his pioneering work with panoramic landscapes and limited edition photographic prints. Wikipedia
Mildura, Victoria, Australia

Myles Dungan (<a href="/born/year/1954" title="Celebrities Born in 1954">1954</a>-)

Myles Dungan is an Irish broadcaster and author. He has presented many arts programmes on RTÉ Radio, and has also been a sports broadcaster on RTÉ Television. Wikipedia

Susan Dunn (July 23, 1954-)

Susan Dunn is a Grammy Award-winning American spinto soprano who has performed in many of the world's finest opera houses, concert halls, and theaters in operas, oratorios, and concert performances. Dunn is particularly admired for her portrayals of Verdi heroines. She currently lives in Durham, North Carolina where she works as a professor of... Wikipedia
Dennis Eckersley

Dennis Eckersley (October 3, 1954-)

Dennis Lee Eckersley, nicknamed "Eck", is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher. Eckersley had success as a starter, but gained his greatest fame as a closer, becoming the first of only two pitchers in Major League history to have both a 20-win season and a 50-save season in a career. Wikipedia
Oakland, California, United States

Gale Edwards (November 14, 1954-)

Gale Edwards is an Australian theatre director, who has worked extensively throughout Australia and internationally. She has also directed for television and film. She began her career at Adelaide youth theatre company Energy Connection. From 1986 to 1989 she was Associate Director of the State Theatre Company of South Australia, has been an... Wikipedia
Youri Egorov

Youri Egorov (May 28, 1954-April 16, 1988)

Youri Aleksandrovich Egorov was a Soviet classical pianist. Wikipedia
Kazan, USSR
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Bjørn Eidsvåg

Bjørn Eidsvåg (March 17, 1954-)

Bjørn Eidsvåg is a Norwegian singer, songwriter and ordained priest in the Lutheran Church of Norway. He is a graduate from the MF Norwegian School of Theology. He has released more than 25 albums since his 1976 debut, and received the Norwegian music award the Spellemannsprisen at least three times. Wikipedia
Sauda, Norway
Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich (June 7, 1954-)

Louise Erdrich is an Ojibwe writer of novels, poetry, and children's books featuring Native American characters and settings. She is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, a band of the Anishinaabe. Wikipedia
Little Falls, Minnesota, USA
Peter Erskine

Peter Erskine (June 5, 1954-)

Peter Erskine is an American jazz drummer and composer living in Los Angeles who has been a session drummer, recording and touring with many famous jazz and rock artists, including Steely Dan, Weather Report, Steps Ahead and even Kate Bush. Erskine also produces teaching materials, such as books, videos, and online content. Wikipedia
Somers Point, New Jersey United States
Chris Evert

Chris Evert (December 21, 1954-)

Christine Marie "Chris" Evert is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles. She was the year-ending World No. 1 singles player in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, and 1981. Overall Evert won 154 singles championships and 29 doubles titles. Wikipedia
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Terence Faherty (<a href="/born/year/1954" title="Celebrities Born in 1954">1954</a>-)

Terence Faherty is an American author of mystery novels. Wikipedia

Robert Falls (March 2, 1954-)

Robert Falls is an American theater director and the current artistic director of the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Wikipedia
Ashland, Illinois, USA
Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein (June 6, 1954-)

Harvey Forbes Fierstein is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Earlene Fowler (August 23, 1954-)

Earlene Fowler is the author of a number of mystery novels set in the fictional city of San Celina, California. She was raised in La Puente, California. Wikipedia
La Puente, California
Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner (February 9, 1954-)

Christopher Paul "Chris" Gardner is an American entrepreneur, investor, stockbroker, motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist who, during the early 1980s, struggled with homelessness while raising his toddler son, Christopher, Jr. Gardner's book of memoirs, 'The Pursuit of Happyness', was published in May 2006. As of 2012, he is CEO of his... Wikipedia
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
James Gleick

James Gleick (August 1, 1954-)

James Gleick is an American author, historian of science, and sometime Internet pioneer whose work has chronicled the cultural impact of modern technology. Recognized for illuminating complex subjects through the techniques of narrative nonfiction, he has been called “one of the great science writers of all time. Wikipedia
New York City, USA
Elliot Goldenthal

Elliot Goldenthal (May 2, 1954-)

Elliot Goldenthal is an American composer of contemporary classical music. He was a student of Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, and is best known for his distinctive style and ability to blend various musical styles and techniques in original and inventive ways. He is also a film-music composer, and won the Academy Award for Best Original Score... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York
Barry Greenstein

Barry Greenstein (December 30, 1954-)

Barry Greenstein is an American professional poker player. He has won a number of major events, including three at the World Series of Poker and two on the World Poker Tour. Greenstein donates his profit from tournament winnings to charities, primarily Children, Incorporated, earning him the nickname "the Robin Hood of poker". He was elected into... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Kerry Greenwood

Kerry Greenwood (June 17, 1954-)

Kerry Greenwood is an Australian author and defence lawyer. She has written many plays and books, most notably a string of historical detective novels centred on the character of Phryne Fisher. She writes mysteries, science-fiction, historical fiction, and children's stories, as well as plays. She is unmarried but lives with a "registered wizard". Wikipedia
Melbourne
Ezio Greggio

Ezio Greggio (April 7, 1954-)

Ezio Greggio is an Italian comedian, actor, writer and film director. Wikipedia
Cossato, Italy
Matt Groening

Matt Groening (February 15, 1954-)

Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip 'Life in Hell', and the creator of the successful television series 'The Simpsons', as well as the co-creator of 'Futurama'. 'The Simpsons' has gone on to become the longest running U.S. primetime television... Wikipedia
Portland, Oregon
David Grossman

David Grossman (January 25, 1954-)

David Grossman is an Israeli author. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages, and have won numerous prizes. Wikipedia
Jerusalem, Israel
Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Marvelous Marvin Hagler (May 23, 1954-)

Marvelous Marvin Hagler is an American former professional boxer who was Undisputed World Middleweight Champion from 1980 to 1987. Hagler made twelve undisputed title defenses and holds the highest KO% of all middleweight champions at 78%. At six years and seven months, his reign as undisputed middleweight champion is the second longest of the last... Wikipedia
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Andy Harries

Andy Harries (April 7, 1954-)

Andrew D. M. Harries is a British television and film producer. After graduating from Hull University in the 1970s, Harries began his television career on the Granada Television current affairs series 'World in Action', before moving on to freelance work. He directed and produced programmes for Jonathan Ross's Channel X production company in the... Wikipedia
Inverness, Scotland
Moira Harris

Moira Harris (July 20, 1954-)

Moira Harris is an American actress. Wikipedia
Pontiac, Illinois, U.S.
Lisa Hoffman

Lisa Hoffman (September 1, 1954-)

Lisa Jo Hoffman is an American businesswoman. She is the American founder and president of Lisa Hoffman Beauty. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California
Alan Hollinghurst

Alan Hollinghurst (May 26, 1954-)

Alan James Hollinghurst FRSL is an English novelist, poet, short story writer and translator. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1989 Somerset Maugham Award, the 1994 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the 2004 Booker Prize. Wikipedia
Stroud, Gloucestershire, England

Winnie Holzman (<a href="/born/year/1954" title="Celebrities Born in 1954">1954</a>-)

Winnie Holzman is an American dramatist, screenwriter and poet. She is known for having created the ABC television series 'My So-Called Life', which led to a nomination for a scriptwriting Emmy Award in 1995, as well as her work writing for 'thirtysomething' and 'Once and Again'. Holzman has garnered fame for her work on Broadway, most notably for... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby (November 23, 1954-)

Bruce Randall Hornsby is an American singer and keyboardist known for the spontaneity and creativity of his live performances. Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions with his songwriting and the seamless improvisations contained within. Wikipedia
Williamsburg, Virginia, US
Ron Howard

Ron Howard (March 1, 1954-)

Ronald William "Ron" Howard is an American film director, producer and actor. Wikipedia
Duncan, Oklahoma, U.S.
Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro (November 8, 1954-)

Kazuo Ishiguro OBE, FRSA, FRSL is a British novelist, screenwriter and short story writer. He was born in Nagasaki, Japan; his family moved to England in 1960 when he was five. Ishiguro obtained his Bachelor's degree from the University of Kent in 1978 and his Master's from the University of East Anglia's creative-writing course in 1980. Wikipedia
Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan
Bill Joy

Bill Joy (November 8, 1954-)

William Nelson "Bill" Joy is an American computer scientist. Joy co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 along with Vinod Khosla, Scott McNealy and Andreas von Bechtolsheim, and served as chief scientist at the company until 2003. He played an integral role in the early development of BSD UNIX while a graduate student at Berkeley, and he is the... Wikipedia
Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan (November 7, 1954-)

Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director, producer, playback singer, choreographer and lyricist who works primarily in the Tamil film industry. Haasan has won several Indian film awards including four National Film Awards and 19 Filmfare Awards. With seven submissions, Kamal Haasan has starred in the highest number of films... Wikipedia
Paramakudi, Madras State, India

Dong-Suk Kang (April 28, 1954-)

Dong-Suk Kang is a South Korean violinist. Wikipedia
Seoul, Korea
Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki (August 30, 1954-)

Guy Kawasaki is a Silicon Valley author, speaker, investor and business advisor. He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984. He was also a co-founder of Garage Technology Ventures and a news aggregation site called Alltop. Wikipedia
Honolulu, Hawaii

Michael Patrick King (September 14, 1954-)

Michael Patrick King is an American director, writer and producer for television shows and films. Wikipedia
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Ellen Klages

Ellen Klages (July 9, 1954-)

Ellen Klages is a science, science fiction and historical fiction writer who lives in San Francisco. Her novelette "Basement Magic" won the 2005 Nebula Award for Best Novelette. She had previously been nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell awards. Her first novel, 'The Green Glass Sea', was published by Viking Children's Books in 2006. It won... Wikipedia
Columbus, Ohio

Victor Koman (<a href="/born/year/1954" title="Celebrities Born in 1954">1954</a>-)

Victor Koman is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and agorist. A three time winner of the Prometheus Award, Koman is mainly popular in the libertarian community. He is the owner of the publishing house KoPubCo. Wikipedia
Alice Krige

Alice Krige (June 28, 1954-)

Alice Maud Krige is a South African actress and producer. Her first feature film role was as the Gilbert and Sullivan singer Sybil Gordon in the 1981 Academy Award-winning film 'Chariots of Fire'. Since then, she has played a variety of roles in a number of genres. Krige first played the role of the Borg Queen in the motion picture 'Star Trek:... Wikipedia
Upington, Cape Province, South Africa

Tom Kundig (October 9, 1954-)

Tom Kundig is an American principal and owner of the Seattle-based firm Olson Kundig Architects. His honors include some of the highest design awards, including a 2008 National Design Award in Architecture Design from the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt; a 2007 Academy Award in Architecture from The American Academy of Arts and Letters; selection as a... Wikipedia
Merced, California
Emir Kusturica

Emir Kusturica (November 24, 1954-)

Emir Nemanja Kusturica is a Serbian filmmaker, actor and musician. He has been recognized for several internationally acclaimed feature films, as well as his projects in town-building. He has twice won the Palme d'Or at Cannes, as well as being named Commander of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Wikipedia
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Peter Laird

Peter Laird (January 27, 1954-)

The naming of the Foundation "originated out of a Scrabble game with [Laird's] brother Don," "Xeric" simply being "a word [he] like[d]" ostensibly meaning dry and desertlike - but which ultimately "has absolutely no direct connection with the foundation." Wikipedia
North Adams, Massachusetts
Geoffrey Lancaster

Geoffrey Lancaster (August 20, 1954-)

Geoffrey Lancaster AM is an Australian classical pianist and conductor. Born in Sydney, he was raised in Dubbo, New South Wales before moving to Canberra. He attended the Canberra School of Music where he studied piano with Larry Sitsky. He also studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy, and also... Wikipedia
Sydney, Australia
Erik Larson (author)

Erik Larson (author) (January 3, 1954-)

Erik Larson is an American journalist and author of nonfiction books. He has written a number of bestsellers, such as 'The Devil in the White City', about the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago and a series of murders by H. H. Holmes that were committed in the city around the time of the Fair; 'The Devil in the White City' also won the... Wikipedia
Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson (August 15, 1954-November 9, 2004)

Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson was a Swedish journalist and writer. He is best known for writing the "Millennium trilogy" of crime novels, which were published posthumously. Larsson lived much of his life in Stockholm and worked there in the field of journalism and as an independent researcher of right-wing extremism. Wikipedia
Skelleftehamn, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Ang Lee

Ang Lee (October 23, 1954-)

Ang Lee OBS is a Taiwanese-born American film director, screenwriter and producer. Wikipedia
Chaochou, Pingtung, Taiwan
Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox (December 25, 1954-)

Annie Lennox, born Ann Lennox, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The Tourists, she and fellow musician Dave Stewart went on to achieve major international success in the 1980s as Eurythmics. With a total of eight Brit Awards,... Wikipedia

Calvin Levels (September 30, 1954-)

Calvin Levels is an American film actor. In 1984, he won a Theatre World Award and was nominated for both the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Calvin Jefferson in 'Open Admissions'.Levels is perhaps best known for his roles in the... Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (March 1, 1954-July 3, 2006)

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson was an American mezzo-soprano. She was noted for her performances of both Baroque era and contemporary works. Her career path to becoming a singer was unconventional – formerly a professional violist, Lieberson did not shift her full-time focus to singing until she was in her thirties. Wikipedia
San Francisco, California
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta (December 18, 1954-)

Raymond Allen "Ray" Liotta is an American actor, film producer, voice actor. He is known for his portrayals of Henry Hill in the crime-drama 'Goodfellas' and Shoeless Joe Jackson in 'Field of Dreams'. He has won an Emmy Award and been nominated for Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards. Wikipedia
NewarkNew Jersey US
Johnny Logan (singer)

Johnny Logan (singer) (May 13, 1954-)

Johnny Logan is an Irish singer and composer. He is best known as the only performer to have won the Eurovision Song Contest twice, in 1980 and 1987. He also composed the winning song in 1992. Wikipedia
Frankston, Victoria, Australia

Michael Lyster (<a href="/born/year/1954" title="Celebrities Born in 1954">1954</a>-)

Michael Lyster, commonly referred to as Michael Lester, is an Irish radio and television broadcaster who works for RTÉ. He mainly covers sporting events, such as Gaelic games and Olympic Games. He best known for presenting 'The Sunday Game Live'. Wikipedia
Dungarvan, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Ken MacLeod

Ken MacLeod (August 2, 1954-)

Kenneth Macrae "Ken" MacLeod, is a Scottish science fiction writer. Wikipedia
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Licia Maglietta

Licia Maglietta (November 16, 1954-)

Licia Maglietta is an Italian actress, known for her role in the film 'Bread and Tulips'. Wikipedia
Naples, Campania, Italy

Charlie Major (December 31, 1954-)

Charlie Major is a Canadian country music artist. He has recorded seven studio albums and released more than twenty singles. Wikipedia
David Mason (writer)

David Mason (writer) (December 11, 1954-)

David Mason is an American writer and the former Poet Laureate of Colorado. Wikipedia
Bellingham, Washington, United States
Cindy McCain

Cindy McCain (May 20, 1954-)

Cindy Lou Hensley McCain is an American businesswoman, and philanthropist, and the wife of United States Senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain of Arizona. Wikipedia
Phoenix, Arizona
Stanley A. McChrystal

Stanley A. McChrystal (August 14, 1954-)

Stanley Allen McChrystal is a retired United States Army General. His last assignment was as Commander, International Security Assistance Force and Commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan. He previously served as Director, Joint Staff from August 2008 to June 2009 and as Commander, Joint Special Operations Command from 2003 to 2008, where he was... Wikipedia
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Balachandra Menon

Balachandra Menon (January 11, 1954-)

Balachandra Menon is an Indian film actor, director, script writer, distributor, editor, composer, singer and producer who works in Malayalam cinema. He made a number of popular films in the 1980s and 1990s. He won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his role as Ismail in the 1998 film 'Samaantharangal', which was also directed by him. Wikipedia

Scott Millan (<a href="/born/year/1954" title="Celebrities Born in 1954">1954</a>-)

Scott Alexander Millan is an American sound re-recording mixer, a member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Sound Director for Technicolor at Paramount Studios. Millan has won four Academy Awards for his work in sound for motion picture. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Anthony Minghella

Anthony Minghella (January 6, 1954-March 18, 2008)

Anthony Minghella, CBE was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. Wikipedia
Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK
London, UK
D. W. Moffett

D. W. Moffett (October 26, 1954-)

Donald Warren "D. W." Moffett is an American actor known for the recurring role of Joe McCoy on the NBC series 'Friday Night Lights', as Dean Winston on NBC/The WB series 'For Your Love', as John Kennish on the ABC Family series 'Switched at Birth' and as Elliott in the TVLand sitcom 'Happily Divorced'. Wikipedia
Highland Park, Illinois
Michael Moore

Michael Moore (April 23, 1954-)

Michael Francis Moore is an American documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, author, journalist, actor, and liberal political activist. He is the director and producer of 'Fahrenheit 9/11', a critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush and the War on Terror, which is the highest-grossing documentary of all time and winner of the Palme d'Or. His... Wikipedia
Davison, Michigan
Allen R. Morris

Allen R. Morris (April 23, 1954-)

Allen Robert Morris, is a television producer/director/writer. His professional career began when he and his twin sister, as teenagers, provided the voices and operated puppets on a local children's television show, "Through Magic Doorways". This experience led to a job at a small market station in Lufkin, Texas, KTRE-Channel 9, owned by the Buford... Wikipedia
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Shankar Nag

Shankar Nag (November 9, 1954-September 30, 1990)

Shankar Nagarkatte, known as Shankar Nag, was an actor and director of Kannada cinema. He also directed and acted in the teleserial, 'Malgudi Days', based on celebrated novelist R.K.Narayan's short stories. Besides these, he was actively involved in Kannada theatre activities. He co-wrote '22 June 1897', an Indian national award-winning Marathi... Wikipedia
kumta, Karnataka
Near Davanagere, Karnataka

Michael Nava (September 16, 1954-)

Michael Angel Nava is an American attorney and writer. He has worked on the staff for the California Supreme Court, and ran for a Superior Court position in 2010. He authored a seven-volume mystery series featuring Henry Rios, an openly gay protagonist who is a criminal defense lawyer. His novels have received six Lambda Literary Awards and... Wikipedia
Stockton, California
Mike Nolan (singer)

Mike Nolan (singer) (December 7, 1954-)

Mike Nolan is a singer who is best known as one of the four original members of the British pop group, Bucks Fizz. He was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, but brought up in the UK, where he still resides. As a member of Bucks Fizz, he won the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest and achieved 20 UK top 60 singles between 1981 and 1988, including three... Wikipedia
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Tim O'Brien (musician)

Tim O'Brien (musician) (March 16, 1954-)

Tim O'Brien is an American country and bluegrass musician. In addition to singing, he plays guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki and mandocello. He has released more than ten studio albums, in addition to charting a duet with Kathy Mattea entitled "The Battle Hymn of Love", a No. 9 hit on the 'Billboard' Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts in... Wikipedia
Catherine O'Hara

Catherine O'Hara (March 4, 1954-)

Catherine Anne O'Hara is a Canadian-American actress, writer, and comedian. She is known for her comedy work on 'Second City Television' and films such as 'After Hours', 'Beetlejuice', 'Home Alone', 'Home Alone 2: Lost In New York', and 'The Nightmare Before Christmas', and also in the mockumentary films written and directed by Christopher Guest,... Wikipedia
Toronto, Canada

Ouseppachan (September 13, 1954-)

Mechery Louis Ouseppachan, mononymously known as Ousepachhan is an Indian film composer who mainly sets scores for Malayalam films. He is a recipient of National Award, Filmfare Award and Kerala State Film Awards for his numerous film soundtrack albums and background scores. Wikipedia
John Ousterhout

John Ousterhout (October 15, 1954-)

John Kenneth Ousterhout is the chairman of Electric Cloud, Inc. and a professor of computer science at Stanford University. He founded Electric Cloud with John Graham-Cumming. Ousterhout previously was a professor of computer science at University of California, Berkeley where he created the Tcl scripting language and the Tk platform-independent... Wikipedia
Solano County

Rick Overton (August 10, 1954-)

Richard "Rick" Overton is an American screenwriter, actor and comedian. His writing credits include 'Dennis Miller Live', and his acting credits include 'Willow' and 'The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne'. Wikipedia
Forest Hills, Queens, USA
Ken Page

Ken Page (January 20, 1954-)

Ken Page is an American cabaret singer, actor and voice actor from St. Louis, Missouri. Page is best known as the voice of "Oogie Boogie", the main antagonist of Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas', creating the eponymous role of "Ken" in the original Broadway production of 'Ain't Misbehavin'' and playing the role of "Old Deuteronomy" in... Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
David Paich

David Paich (June 25, 1954-)

David Frank Paich is an Emmy and Grammy award-winning American keyboardist, singer, composer, recording producer, and arranger, best known for his work with the rock band Toto. With Toto, Paich has released 17 albums and sold over 30 million records. Additionally, Paich has contributed to a host of artists with his songwriting and arrangements... Wikipedia
Los Angeles

Arutyun Papazyan (May 25, 1954-)

Arutyun Papazyan is an Armenian pianist. Wikipedia
Ray Parker, Jr.

Ray Parker, Jr. (May 1, 1954-)

Ray Erskine Parker, Jr. is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer and recording artist. Parker is known for writing and performing the theme song to the movie 'Ghostbusters', for his solo music, and for performing with his band, Raydio, and with Barry White. Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan

Tim Parks (December 19, 1954-)

Timothy Harold "Tim" Parks is a British novelist, translator and author. Wikipedia
Walter Payton

Walter Payton (July 25, 1954-November 1, 1999)

Walter Jerry Payton was an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League for thirteen seasons. Walter Payton was known around the NFL as "Sweetness". He is remembered as one of the most prolific running backs in the history of American football. Payton, a nine-time Pro Bowl selectee, once held the... Wikipedia
Columbia, Mississippi, U.S.
South Barrington, Illinois, U.S.
George Pérez

George Pérez (June 9, 1954-)

George Pérez is an American writer and illustrator of comic books, whose titles include 'The Avengers', 'Teen Titans', and 'Wonder Woman'. Writer Peter David has named Pérez his favorite artistic collaborator. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, US
Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker (September 18, 1954-)

Steven Arthur Pinker is a Canadian-born American experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, linguist, and popular science author. He is Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and is known for his advocacy of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind. Wikipedia
Montreal
Lina Polito

Lina Polito (August 24, 1954-)

Lina Polito is an Italian actress. Wikipedia
Naples, Italy
Dennis Quaid

Dennis Quaid (April 9, 1954-)

Dennis William Quaid is an American actor known for his comedic and dramatic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, his career rebounded in the 1990s after he overcame an addiction to drugs and an eating disorder. Some of his notable credits include 'Breaking Away', 'The Rookie', 'The Day After Tomorrow', 'Traffic,' 'Vantage... Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, United States
Kathleen Quinlan

Kathleen Quinlan (November 19, 1954-)

Kathleen Denise Quinlan is an American film and television actress. She received a Best Actress Golden Globe nomination for the 1977 film 'I Never Promised You a Rose Garden', and a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nomination for her role in the 1995 film 'Apollo 13'. Her other film appearances include 'Airport '77', 'The Promise', 'The Runner... Wikipedia
Pasadena, California, U.S.

Rajkiran (August 26, 1954-)

Rajkiran is a film actor, producer and director, who has acted in more than 25 Tamil films. Wikipedia
Keezhakarai, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu
Willie Randolph

Willie Randolph (July 6, 1954-)

Willie Larry Randolph is a former Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. During an 18-year baseball career, he played from 1975-1992 for six different teams, most notably the New York Yankees. He has joined ESPN as a postseason baseball analyst, beginning in September 2013. He will mainly be on Baseball Tonight, and provide updates... Wikipedia
Holly Hill, South Carolina
Rekha

Rekha (October 10, 1954-)

Rekha Ganesan, better known by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian film actress who has mainly appeared in Hindi films. Noted for her versatility and acknowledged as one of the finest actresses in Hindi cinema, Rekha started her career in 1966 as a child actress in the Telugu film 'Rangula Ratnam', though her film debut as a lead happened four years... Wikipedia
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Jean-Marc Roberts (May 3, 1954-March 25, 2013)

Jean-Marc Roberts was a French editor, novelist, and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Paris, France
Bob Rock

Bob Rock (April 19, 1954-)

Robert Jens "Bob" Rock, is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer best known for producing bands and artists such as Simple Plan, Aerosmith, The Cult, Bon Jovi, Mötley Crüe, 311, Metallica, Our Lady Peace, Bryan Adams, The Offspring, Michael Bublé, Black Veil Brides and Ron Sexsmith. Rock began his music career in Langford,... Wikipedia
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Blair Rodman

Blair Rodman (April 5, 1954-)

Blair Rodman is an American professional poker player, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wikipedia
Troy, New York, United States
Al Roker

Al Roker (August 20, 1954-)

Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's 'Today'. On Monday, July 20, 2009, he began co-hosting his morning show, 'Wake Up with Al', on The Weather Channel, which airs weekdays live from 5:30 to 7:00 am ET one hour and a... Wikipedia
Queens, New York, USA
Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Benjamin Alire Sáenz (August 16, 1954-)

Benjamin Alire Sáenz is an American poet, novelist and writer of children's books. Wikipedia
Picacho, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA
Katey Sagal

Katey Sagal (January 19, 1954-)

Catherine Louise "Katey" Sagal is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Peggy Bundy, Al's sarcastic, lazy, bon-bon-eating wife, on 'Married... with Children' and for her role as Gemma Teller Morrow on the FX series' Sons of Anarchy'. Sagal is also known for voicing the character Leela on the animated science... Wikipedia
Hollywood, California, U.S.

Richard Sakai (January 28, 1954-)

Richard Sakai is a Japanese-American producer best known for partnering with James L. Brooks and for his work on 'The Simpsons'. Wikipedia
San Francisco, California
R. Sarathkumar

R. Sarathkumar (July 14, 1954-)

Ramanathan Sarathkumar is an Indian film actor, journalist, politician, the current president of the South Indian Film Artistes' Association and former body builder. Sarathkumar has acted in more than 130 Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films. He can speak Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi and English fluently. Wikipedia
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sathyaraj

Sathyaraj (October 3, 1954-)

Rangaraj known by stage name Sathyaraj is an Indian film actor and media personality who has predominantly appeared in Tamil films. He started his career in villainous roles and later played lead roles; one such role was his performance as Periyar E. V. Ramasamy in the Tamil Nadu government-sponsored film 'Periyar'. He was also the director of the... Wikipedia
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld (April 29, 1954-)

Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semifictional version of himself in the sitcom 'Seinfeld', which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David. For its final two seasons, they were also co-executive producers. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton (October 3, 1954-)

Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton, Jr. is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, and television/radio talk show host. In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential election. He hosts his own radio talk show, 'Keepin' It Real', and he makes regular guest appearances on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. In 2011,... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs (July 18, 1954-)

Ricky Lee Skaggs is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo. Wikipedia
Cordell, Kentucky
Arthur Smith (comedian)

Arthur Smith (comedian) (November 27, 1954-)

Brian Arthur John Smith is an English alternative comedian and writer. Wikipedia
Bermondsey, South London
Ozzie Smith

Ozzie Smith (December 26, 1954-)

Osborne Earl "Ozzie" Smith is a retired American baseball shortstop who played in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals from 1978 to 1996. Nicknamed "The Wizard" for his defensive brilliance, Smith set major league records for career assists and double plays by a shortstop, as well as the National League record with... Wikipedia
Mobile, Alabama, United States
Arnold Stadler

Arnold Stadler (April 9, 1954-)

Arnold Stadler is a German writer, essayist and translator. Wikipedia
Messkirch

Guy L. Steele, Jr. (October 2, 1954-)

Guy Lewis Steele, Jr., also known as "The Great Quux", and GLS, is an American computer scientist who has played an important role in designing and documenting several computer programming languages. Wikipedia
Missouri
Thorvald Steen

Thorvald Steen (January 9, 1954-)

Thorvald Steen is a Norwegian writer and government scholar. Wikipedia
Howard Stern

Howard Stern (January 12, 1954-)

Howard Allan Stern is an American radio personality, television host, author, actor, and photographer whose radio show was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2005. He gained wide recognition in the 1990s and is labeled a "shock jock" for his outspoken and sometimes controversial style. Stern has been exclusive to Sirius XM Radio, a... Wikipedia
Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, United States
Ken Stott

Ken Stott (October 19, 1954-)

Kenneth Campbell "Ken" Stott is a Scottish actor, particularly known in the United Kingdom for his many roles in television. He is best known for his roles as the eponymous title character in the crime fiction-mystery series 'Rebus' and as DCI Red Metcalfe in 'Messiah', and as the dwarf Balin in 'The Hobbit' film trilogy, and as Ian Garrett in the... Wikipedia
Edinburgh, Scotland
Susan Stroman

Susan Stroman (October 17, 1954-)

Susan P. Stroman is an American theatre director, choreographer, film director, and performer. She is a five-time Tony Award winner, four for Best Choreography and one as Best Director of a Musical for 'The Producers'. Wikipedia
Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Masaaki Suzuki (April 29, 1954-)

Masaaki Suzuki is a Japanese organist, harpsichordist and conductor, and the founder and musical director of the Bach Collegium Japan. He also teaches and conducts at Yale University and has conducted orchestras and choruses around the world. Wikipedia
Kobe
Neil Tennant

Neil Tennant (July 10, 1954-)

Neil Francis Tennant is an English musician, singer and songwriter and co-founder of the synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys, which he formed with Chris Lowe in 1981. He also was a journalist for 'Smash Hits,' and was assistant editor for the magazine for a period in the mid-1980s. Wikipedia
North Shields, Tyneside, England
John Travolta

John Travolta (February 18, 1954-)

John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series 'Welcome Back, Kotter' and starring in the box office successes 'Saturday Night Fever' and 'Grease'. His acting career declined through the 1980s, but enjoyed a resurgence in the 1990s with his role in... Wikipedia
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner (June 19, 1954-)

Mary Kathleen Turner, better known as Kathleen Turner, is an American film and stage actress and director. Wikipedia
Springfield, Missouri
Dave Ulliott

Dave Ulliott (April 1, 1954-April 6, 2015)

David A. Ulliott, known by the nickname Devilfish, was an English professional gambler and poker player. Formerly, Ulliott was a minor figure in the Hull underworld, but went on to become a World Series of Poker bracelet-winner, and a mainstay of televised poker. At the poker table, he was known for wearing orange-tinted prescription sunglasses, a... Wikipedia
Kingston upon Hull, England

P. Vasu (September 15, 1954-)

P. Vasu is an Indian director, writer, and actor who works in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam films. In a career spanning three decades, Vasu has directed over 50 films. Wikipedia
Kerala
Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954-August 27, 1990)

Stephen Ray Vaughan, known as Stevie Ray Vaughan, was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In spite of a short-lived mainstream career spanning seven years, he is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of blues music, and one of the most important figures in the revival of blues in... Wikipedia
Dallas, Texas
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Larry Wall

Larry Wall (September 27, 1954-)

Larry Wall is a computer programmer and author, most widely known as the creator of the Perl programming language. Wikipedia
Los Angeles

Marjorie Wallace (January 23, 1954-)

Marjorie Wallace is an American actress, TV Host, model and beauty queen. In 1973, she made history as the first American to be crowned Miss World, but just 104 days later, pageant officials announced she would be the first Miss World to have her title taken from her. Years later, she helped launch the television program, 'Entertainment Tonight',... Wikipedia
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington (December 28, 1954-)

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received two Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical drama-war film 'Glory' and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller 'Training Day'. Wikipedia
Mt. Vernon, New York, United States

Donna White (April 7, 1954-)

Donna Horton White, née Donna Horton, is an American former professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour for 15 years from 1977 to 1992. Wikipedia
Kinston, North Carolina, United States
Juan Williams

Juan Williams (April 10, 1954-)

Juan Antonio Williams is a Panamanian-born American journalist and political analyst for Fox News Channel. He also writes for several newspapers including 'The Washington Post', 'The New York Times', and 'The Wall Street Journal' and has been published in magazines such as 'The Atlantic Monthly' and 'Time'. He was a senior news analyst for National... Wikipedia
Colón, Panama
Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey (January 29, 1954-)

Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her talk show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show', which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest... Wikipedia
Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
David Wojnarowicz

David Wojnarowicz (September 14, 1954-July 22, 1992)

David Wojnarowicz was a painter, photographer, writer, filmmaker, performance artist, and AIDS activist prominent in the New York City art world . Wikipedia
Red Bank, New Jersey
Manhattan, New York City
George C. Wolfe

George C. Wolfe (September 23, 1954-)

George Costello Wolfe is an American playwright and director of theater and film. He won a Tony Award in 1993 for directing 'Angels in America: Millennium Approaches' and another Tony Award in 1996 for his direction of the musical 'Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk'. He served as Artistic Director of The Public Theatre from 1993 until 2004. Wikipedia
Frankfort, Kentucky, USA
Terry Wolverton

Terry Wolverton (August 23, 1954-)

Terry Wolverton is an American novelist, memoirist, poet, and editor. Her book 'Insurgent Muse: Life and art at the Woman’s Building,' a memoir published in 2002 by City Lights Books, was named one of the “Best Books of 2002” by the Los Angeles Times, and was the winner of the 2003 Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award, and a finalist for the Lambda... Wikipedia
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Bryce Zabel

Bryce Zabel (May 17, 1954-)

Bryce H. Zabel is an American television producer, director, writer, and occasional actor. He is known as the chairman/CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences who was forced to twice postpone the Emmy Awards following the September 11 attacks. He has received the "created by" or "developed by" credit of five network and syndicated... Wikipedia

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