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Scott Adams

Scott Adams (June 8, 1957-)

Scott Raymond Adams is an American cartoonist, creator of the 'Dilbert' comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, business, and general speculation. Wikipedia
Windham, New York
Joaquim de Almeida

Joaquim de Almeida (March 15, 1957-)

Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida is a Portuguese actor. He began his acting doing some theater. During the 1980s, he started his film career appearing on the 1982 action film 'The Soldier', and later achieved recognition for playing Andrea Bonanno in the 1987 Italian film 'Good Morning, Babylon'. He achieved international fame with his... Wikipedia
Lisbon, Portugal
María Conchita Alonso

María Conchita Alonso (June 29, 1957-)

María Conchita Alonso, better known as María Conchita, is a Cuban-Venezuelan-raised three time Grammy Award–nominated singer/songwriter and actress. Wikipedia
Cienfuegos, Cuba

Alphadi (June 1, 1957-)

Alphadi is a notable Nigerien fashion designer often known as the "Magician of the Desert". He is Touareg, from an upper caste lineage, on both his parents sides. Alphadi was born in Timbuktu, Mali, but moved to his parents native Niger at a young age. Wikipedia
Alan Ball (screenwriter)

Alan Ball (screenwriter) (May 13, 1957-)

Alan E. Ball is an American writer, director, and producer for television, film, and theatre. Wikipedia
Marietta, Georgia, U.S.
Seve Ballesteros

Seve Ballesteros (April 9, 1957-May 7, 2011)

Severiano "Seve" Ballesteros Sota was a Spanish professional golfer, a World No. 1 who was one of the sport's leading figures from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s. A member of a gifted golfing family, he won more than 90 international tournaments in an illustrious career, including five major championships between 1979 and 1988: The Open... Wikipedia
Pedreña, Cantabria, Spain
Pedreña, Cantabria, Spain
Isaach de Bankolé

Isaach de Bankolé (August 12, 1957-)

Isaach or Isaac de Bankolé is an Ivorian actor. Wikipedia
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Joan Benoit

Joan Benoit (May 16, 1957-)

Joan Benoit Samuelson is an American marathon runner who won gold at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, the year that the women's marathon was introduced. As a result, she was the first-ever women's Olympic marathon champion. Benoit Samuelson still holds the fastest times for an American woman at the Chicago Marathon and the Olympic Marathon.... Wikipedia
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Fabrizio Bentivoglio

Fabrizio Bentivoglio (January 4, 1957-)

Fabrizio Bentivoglio is an Italian cinema and theatre actor and a screenwriter. Wikipedia
Bruce Beutler

Bruce Beutler (December 29, 1957-)

Bruce Alan Beutler is an American immunologist and geneticist. Together with Jules A. Hoffmann, he received one-half of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for "their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity". Wikipedia
Brad Bird

Brad Bird (September 24, 1957-)

Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor, who began his career as an animator. Wikipedia
Kalispell, Montana, U.S.
Lisa Blount

Lisa Blount (July 1, 1957-October 27, 2010)

Lisa Suzanne Blount was an American film and television actress and Oscar-winning producer. Wikipedia
Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S.
Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
Mike Boddicker

Mike Boddicker (August 23, 1957-)

Michael James "Mike" Boddicker is an American right-handed former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, and Milwaukee Brewers. He was the ALCS MVP in 1983 and was an American League All-Star in 1984. Wikipedia
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Mike Bossy

Mike Bossy (January 22, 1957-)

Michael Dean Bossy or, according to some sources, Michael Jean Bossy is a Canadian former ice hockey player who played for the New York Islanders for his entire career and was a crucial part of their four-year reign as Stanley Cup champions in the early 1980s. Among many other remarkable achievements, he was the only player in NHL history to score... Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jo Brand

Jo Brand (July 23, 1957-)

Josephine Grace "Jo" Brand is an English comedian, writer and actress. Starting her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene and early performances on 'Saturday Live', she went on to appear on 'The Brain Drain', Channel 4's 'Jo Brand Through the Cakehole', 'Getting On' and various television... Wikipedia
Wandsworth, London, England

Berkeley Breathed (June 21, 1957-)

Guy Berkeley "Berke" Breathed is an American cartoonist, children's book author/illustrator, director and screenwriter, best known for 'Bloom County', a 1980s cartoon-comic strip that dealt with sociopolitical issues as understood by fanciful characters and through humorous analogies. 'Bloom County' earned Breathed the Pulitzer Prize for editorial... Wikipedia
Encino, Los Angeles, California
Kate Burton (actress)

Kate Burton (actress) (September 10, 1957-)

Katherine "Kate" Burton is a Swiss-born Welsh-American actress and the daughter of actor Richard Burton and Sybil Burton. On television, Burton received critical acclaim for performances in Shonda Rhimes's drama series as Ellis Grey on 'Grey's Anatomy', and as Vice President Sally Langston on 'Scandal'. She has been nominated for three Primetime... Wikipedia
Geneva, Switzerland
LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton (February 16, 1957-)

Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr., professionally known as LeVar Burton, is an American actor, presenter, director, producer, and author. Wikipedia
Landstuhl, West Germany
Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi (December 13, 1957-)

Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi is an American actor, director and writer. Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including 'Parting Glances', 'New York Stories', 'Mystery Train', 'Reservoir Dogs', 'Desperado', 'Con Air', 'Armageddon', 'The Grey Zone', 'Ghost World', 'Big Fish', and 'The Sopranos'. He is also... Wikipedia
Ocean County, New Jersey, U.S.

Mary Carillo (March 15, 1957-)

Mary Carillo is an American sportscaster and former professional tennis player. She is a reporter for NBC Sports and NBC Olympics. Wikipedia
Queens, New York, United States
Emmanuel Carrère

Emmanuel Carrère (December 9, 1957-)

Emmanuel Carrère is a French author, screenwriter and director. Wikipedia
Paris, France
Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright (October 25, 1957-)

Nancy Jean Cartwright is an American voice actress, film and television actress, and comedienne. She is known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated television series 'The Simpsons'. Cartwright also voices other characters for the show, including Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, Kearney, and Database. Wikipedia
Dayton, Ohio, United States
Dan Castellaneta

Dan Castellaneta (October 29, 1957-)

Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series 'The Simpsons', he voices many other characters on 'The Simpsons', including Abraham "Grampa" Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Sideshow Mel, Groundskeeper Willie,... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nick Cave

Nick Cave (September 22, 1957-)

Nicholas Edward "Nick" Cave is an Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor. He is best known as the frontman of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, established in 1983, a group known for its diverse output and ever-evolving line-up. Prior to this, he fronted The Birthday Party, one of the most extreme and... Wikipedia
Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia
Johnny Chan

Johnny Chan (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Johnny Chan is a Chinese-born American professional poker player. He has won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets, including the 1987 and 1988 World Series of Poker main events consecutively. Wikipedia
Guangzhou, China

Teresa Cheatham (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Teresa Ann Cheatham-Stricklin is a vocal instructor from Wellington, Alabama who was named Miss Alabama 1978 and finished first runner-up at Miss America 1979. Wikipedia
Wellington, Alabama

Gennifer Choldenko (October 20, 1957-)

Gennifer Choldenko is an American writer of popular books for children and adolescents. Wikipedia
Santa Monica, California, USA
Ashley Cleveland

Ashley Cleveland (February 2, 1957-)

Ashley Cleveland is an American singer/songwriter best known as a background vocalist and Grammy-winning gospel singer. Ashley Cleveland was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was married to Kenny Greenberg on April 27, 1991, and has three children. Wikipedia
Coen brothers

Coen brothers (September 21, 1957-)

Joel David Coen and Ethan Jesse Coen, known informally as the Coen brothers, are American film directors, screenwriters, producers, and editors. Their films include 'Blood Simple', 'Raising Arizona', 'Barton Fink', 'Fargo', 'The Big Lebowski', 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?', 'No Country for Old Men', 'Burn After Reading', 'A Serious Man', 'True... Wikipedia
St. Louis Park, Minnesota, U.S.
Katie Couric

Katie Couric (January 7, 1957-)

Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric is an American journalist and author. She currently serves as Yahoo Global News Anchor. Couric has been a television host on all Big Three television networks in the United States. She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014. In addition to her television news... Wikipedia
Arlington, Virginia, US
Robin Cousins

Robin Cousins (August 17, 1957-)

Robin Cousins is a British former competitive figure skater. He is the 1980 Olympic champion, the 1980 European champion, a three-time World medalist and four-time British national champion. He later starred in ice shows and also produced his own. He has also appeared in theatre productions, including in the West End, and has commentated on figure... Wikipedia
Cameron Crowe

Cameron Crowe (July 13, 1957-)

Cameron Bruce Crowe is an American actor, author, director, producer, screenwriter and journalist. Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was a contributing editor at 'Rolling Stone' magazine, for which he still frequently writes. Wikipedia
Palm Springs, California
Chris Cuthbert

Chris Cuthbert (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Chris Cuthbert is currently a Canadian play-by-play sportscaster for the TSN cable network, and for the American television network NBC on 'NHL on NBC'. Formerly, he worked for CBC Sports in a multitude of roles. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nino D'Angelo

Nino D'Angelo (June 21, 1957-)

Gaetano "Nino" d'Angelo is an Italian pop/folk singer. Wikipedia
San Pietro a Patierno, Italy
Steve Davis

Steve Davis (August 22, 1957-)

Steve Davis is an English former professional snooker player from Plumstead, London. Known for dominating the sport during the 1980s, when he won the World Championship six times and was ranked world number one for seven consecutive seasons, he is remembered particularly for contesting the 1985 World Championship final with Dennis Taylor, the... Wikipedia
Plumstead, London
Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis (April 29, 1957-)

Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship. Born and raised in London, he excelled on stage at the National Youth Theatre, before being accepted at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, which he attended for three years. Despite his traditional actor training at the Bristol Old Vic, he is... Wikipedia
London, England
Robert de Castella

Robert de Castella (February 27, 1957-)

Robert Francois "Rob" de Castella is an Australian former world champion marathon runner. Wikipedia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Bruno Delbonnel

Bruno Delbonnel (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Bruno Delbonnel is a French cinematographer, director and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Winfried Denk (November 12, 1957-)

Winfried Denk is a German physicist, director of the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried, close to Munich. He is noted for being the first to implement two-photon microscopy while a postdoctoral fellow in Watt W. Webb's lab at Cornell University in 1990. Denk later recognized that two-photon microscopy has unique properties for... Wikipedia
Munich, Germany
Diomedes Díaz

Diomedes Díaz (May 26, 1957-December 22, 2013)

Diomedes Díaz Maestre) was a Colombian vallenato singer, songwriter, and composer. His nickname, "El Cacique de la Junta", was given to him by another vallenato singer, Rafael Orozco Maestre, to honor Díaz's birthplace. Wikipedia
La Junta, San Juan del Cesar, La Guajira, Colombia
Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia
Paul Dini

Paul Dini (August 7, 1957-)

Paul Dini is an American writer and producer who works in the television and comic book industries. He is best known as a producer and writer for several Warner Bros./DC Comics animated series, including 'Star Wars: Ewoks', 'Tiny Toon Adventures', 'Batman: The Animated Series', 'Superman: The Animated Series', 'The New Batman/Superman Adventures',... Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Patrick Dixon

Patrick Dixon (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Patrick Dixon is an author and business consultant, often described as a futurist. In 2005, he was ranked as one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive according to the 'Thinkers 50'. He is Chairman of the trends forecasting company Global Change Ltd, founder of the international AIDS agency ACET, and Chairman of the ACET International... Wikipedia

Moya Doherty (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Moya Doherty is a Dublin-raised Irish entrepreneur and the producer and co-founder of 'Riverdance', the worldwide acclaimed theatrical phenomenon, which premiered in Dublin’s Point Theatre in February 1995. It previously made an appearance during the interval of the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin. Wikipedia
Pettigo, County Donegal
Simon Donaldson

Simon Donaldson (August 20, 1957-)

Sir Simon Kirwan Donaldson FRS, is an English mathematician known for his work on the topology of smooth four-dimensional manifolds. He is currently a permanent member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University and a Professor in Pure Mathematics at Imperial College London. Wikipedia
Cambridge, England
Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher (September 30, 1957-)

Francine Joy "Fran" Drescher is an American film and television actress, comedian, producer, and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit TV series 'The Nanny', her nasal voice and thick New York accent. Wikipedia
Flushing, New York, U.S.
Nacho Duato

Nacho Duato (January 8, 1957-)

Juan Ignacio Duato Bárcia, also known as Nacho Duato is a Spanish modern ballet dancer and choreographer. After a long and successful career, he was selected by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Education as the artistic director of the National Spanish Dance Company in June 1990. In July 2010 Nacho Duato was appointed the artistic director of... Wikipedia
Valencia, Spain

Jim Dwyer (journalist) (March 4, 1957-)

Jim Dwyer is an American journalist who is a reporter and columnist with 'The New York Times', and the author or co-author of six non-fiction books. A native New Yorker, Dwyer wrote columns for 'New York Newsday' and the 'New York Daily News' before joining the 'Times'. He graduated from the Loyola School, earned a bachelor's degree in general... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
Sheila E.

Sheila E. (December 12, 1957-)

Sheila Escovedo, known by her stage name Sheila E., is an American singer, drummer, and percussionist whose notable collaborators include Prince, Billy Cobham, Lionel Richie, George Duke, Ringo Starr, Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Hans Zimmer and Kanye West. Wikipedia

Mark Eaton (basketball) (January 24, 1957-)

Mark E. Eaton is a retired American professional basketball player who was a member of the National Basketball Association's Utah Jazz from 1982 to 1993, with one NBA All-Star selection in 1989, and two NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards in 1985 and 1989. Though limited offensively, Eaton's height helped him become one of the best defensive... Wikipedia
Westminster, California
Claudia Emerson

Claudia Emerson (January 13, 1957-December 4, 2014)

Claudia Emerson was an American poet. She won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for her poetry collection 'Late Wife', and was named the Poet Laureate of Virginia by then-Governor Tim Kaine in 2008. Wikipedia
Chatham, Virginia, U.S.
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan (September 1, 1957-)

Fajardo Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan, known professionally as Gloria Estefan, is a Cuban American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. She Started off her career as the leading vocalist in the group called "Miami Latin Boys" which was eventually known as Miami Sound Machine. Her breakthrough success with Conga in 1985... Wikipedia
Havana, Cuba
Nick Faldo

Nick Faldo (July 18, 1957-)

Sir Nicholas Alexander Faldo MBE is an English professional golfer on the European Tour, now mainly an on-air golf analyst. A top player of his era, renowned for his single-minded dedication to the game, he was ranked No. 1 on the Official World Golf Ranking for a total of 97 weeks. His 40 professional wins include 30 victories on the European Tour... Wikipedia
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney (August 26, 1957-)

Nikky Finney is an American poet. She was the Guy Davenport Endowed Professor of English at the University of Kentucky for twenty years. In 2013, she accepted a position at the University of South Carolina as the John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair in Southern Letters and Literature. An alumna of Talladega College, and author of four books of poetry and a... Wikipedia
Conway, South Carolina, USA
William Clay Ford, Jr.

William Clay Ford, Jr. (May 3, 1957-)

William Clay "Bill" Ford, Jr. is an American businessman. The great-grandson of Henry Ford, he serves as the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company. Ford also served as the President, CEO, and COO until turning over those roles to former Boeing executive Alan Mulally in September 2006. Ford is also the Vice Chairman of the Detroit Lions NFL... Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Benjamin Frith (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Benjamin Frith is a British classical pianist. He was educated at the University of Leeds and graduated with a BA in Music in 1979. Subsequently, he studied under Fanny Waterman and won several awards early in his career, including the Gold Medal at the 1989 Arthur Rubinstein Piano Competition in Israel. He has performed regularly with several... Wikipedia
Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry (August 24, 1957-)

Stephen John Fry is a British comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist. Wikipedia
Hampstead, London, England

Barbara Gaines (television producer) (June 10, 1957-)

Barbara Gaines, a 1975 graduate of George W. Hewlett High School and 1979 graduate of Ithaca College with a BA in educational television, is Executive Producer of the 'Late Show with David Letterman'. She has held that position since May 2000. Wikipedia
Meg Gardiner

Meg Gardiner (May 15, 1957-)

Meg Gardiner is an Edgar Award-winning American crime writer, who lives in Austin, Texas. Her best-known books are the 'Evan Delaney' novels. In June 2008, she published the first novel in a new series, featuring forensic psychiatrist 'Jo Beckett'. The second Jo Beckett novel, 'The Memory Collector', was published in June 2009, the third, 'The... Wikipedia
Oklahoma, United States
Nelson George

Nelson George (September 1, 1957-)

Nelson George is an African-American author, columnist, music and culture critic, journalist, and filmmaker. He has been nominated twice for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Leeza Gibbons

Leeza Gibbons (March 26, 1957-)

Leeza Kim Gibbons is an American talk show host. She is best known as a correspondent and co-host for Entertainment Tonight as well as for having her own syndicated daytime talk show, Leeza. Gibbons is currently the host of her own radio show, 'Hollywood Confidential', part of the United Stations radio syndication company. On February 16, 2015,... Wikipedia
Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
Vince Gill

Vince Gill (April 12, 1957-)

Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill is an American country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s, and as a solo artist beginning in 1983, where his talents as a vocalist and musician have placed him in high demand as a guest... Wikipedia
Krzysztof Globisz

Krzysztof Globisz (January 16, 1957-)

Krzysztof Globisz is a Polish theatre and film actor. His best-known role is as Piotr Balicki, the newly qualified barrister whose opinion of capital punishment undergoes a radical change in 'A Short Film About Killing' directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski. Wikipedia
Siemianowice Śląskie, Poland
Theo van Gogh (film director)

Theo van Gogh (film director) (July 23, 1957-November 2, 2004)

Theodoor "Theo" van Gogh was a Dutch film director, film producer, columnist, author and actor. Van Gogh worked with the Somali-born writer and politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali to produce the short film 'Submission', which criticized the treatment of women in Islam. On 2 November 2004, Van Gogh was murdered by Mohammed Bouyeri, a Dutch-Moroccan Muslim.... Wikipedia
The Hague, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman (April 13, 1957-)

Amy Goodman is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. Goodman's investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East Timor independence movement and Chevron Corporation's role in Nigeria. Since 1996, Goodman has hosted 'Democracy Now!', an independent global news program broadcast daily... Wikipedia
Bay Shore, New York, United States
Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant (May 5, 1957-)

Richard E. Grant is a Swazi-English actor, screenwriter, and director. He came to public attention in 1987 for playing Withnail in the film 'Withnail and I', and achieved international recognition as John Seward in the 1992 blockbuster 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'. Wikipedia
Mbabane, Swaziland
Brad Grey

Brad Grey (December 29, 1957-)

Brad Alan Grey is the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, a position he has held since 2005. Under Grey’s leadership, Paramount finished No. 1 in global market share in 2011 and No. 2 domestically in 2008, 2009 and 2010 despite releasing significantly fewer films than its competitors. He also has produced eight out of Paramount's 10... Wikipedia
Bronx, New York
Alfredo Griffin

Alfredo Griffin (October 6, 1957-)

Read Alfredo Claudino Baptist Read Griffin is a former Major League Baseball player, who played shortstop for four teams from 1976 to 1993. He is currently the first base coach for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Wikipedia
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith (August 9, 1957-)

Melanie Griffith is an American actress. The daughter of actress Tippi Hedren and former stage actor Peter Griffith, she rose to prominence for her role in Brian De Palma's 'Body Double', which earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. Griffith's subsequent performance in 'Something Wild' garnered critical... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
Juan Luis Guerra

Juan Luis Guerra (June 7, 1957-)

Juan Luis Guerra Seijas, known professionally as Juan Luis Guerra, is a Dominican singer, songwriter, composer, and producer. He has sold over 30 million records, and has won numerous awards including 15 Latin Grammy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Latin Billboard Music Awards. Guerra won 3 Latin Grammy Awards in 2010, including Album of the... Wikipedia
Elizabeth Hand

Elizabeth Hand (March 29, 1957-)

Elizabeth Hand is an American writer. Wikipedia
Yonkers, New York
Hart Hanson

Hart Hanson (July 26, 1957-)

Hart Hanson is an American-born television writer and producer. His family moved to Canada when he was a child. He received a B.A. from the University of Toronto and a MFA from the University of British Columbia, where he taught briefly. He is the creator, executive producer, and writer of the TV series 'Bones'. Wikipedia
Burlingame, California, U.S.
Robert Harris (novelist)

Robert Harris (novelist) (March 7, 1957-)

Robert Dennis Harris is an English novelist. He is a former journalist and BBC television reporter. Although he began his career in non-fiction, his fame rests upon his works of historical fiction. Beginning with the best-seller 'Fatherland', Harris focused on events surrounding the Second World War, followed by works set in ancient Rome. His most... Wikipedia
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK

Franz-Ulrich Hartl (March 10, 1957-)

Franz-Ulrich Hartl is a German biochemist and Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. He is known for his pioneering work in the field of protein-mediated protein folding. Wikipedia
Essen, Germany
Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey (January 17, 1957-)

Broderick Steven "Steve" Harvey is an American actor, comedian, entertainer, television/radio personality and best-selling author who hosts 'The Steve Harvey Morning Show', 'Steve Harvey', and 'Family Feud'. He is the author of 'Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man', which was published in March 2009, and the book 'Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to... Wikipedia
Welch, West Virginia, U.S.
Gilbert Hernandez

Gilbert Hernandez (February 1, 1957-)

Gilberto Hernández, usually credited as Gilbert Hernandez and also by the nickname Beto, is an American cartoonist. He is best known for his 'Palomar'/'Heartbreak Soup' stories in 'Love and Rockets', an alternative comic book he shared with his brothers Jaime and Mario. Wikipedia
Oxnard, California

Andy Hill (composer) (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Andrew Gerrard Hill is an English record producer and songwriter, who was involved in creating many hits during the 1980s and 1990s. He is most famous for his work with Bucks Fizz. Wikipedia
Bracknell, Berkshire, England
Peter Høeg

Peter Høeg (May 17, 1957-)

Peter Høeg is a Danish writer of fiction. Wikipedia

Hendrik Hofmeyr (November 20, 1957-)

Hendrik Pienaar Hofmeyr is a South African composer. Born in Cape Town, he furthered his studies in Italy during 10 years of self-imposed exile as a conscientious objector. While there, he won the South African Opera Competition with 'The Fall of the House of Usher'. He also received the annual Nederburg Prize for Opera for this work subsequent to... Wikipedia
Cape Town, South Africa

Polly Horvath (January 30, 1957-)

Polly Horvath is an American-Canadian author of novels for children and young adults. She won the 2003 U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature for 'The Canning Season', published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Wikipedia
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Kari Hotakainen

Kari Hotakainen (January 9, 1957-)

Kari Hotakainen is a Finnish writer. Hotakainen started his writing career as a reporter in Pori. In 1986, he moved to Helsinki. He became a full-time writer in 1996. He has two children with his wife, sound technician Tarja Laaksonen, whom he married in 1983. He has also worked as a copywriter and as a columnist for the Helsingin Sanomat. Wikipedia

Peter Howitt (May 5, 1957-)

Peter Howitt is an English actor and film director. Wikipedia
Manchester, Lancashire, England
Kathryn Hunter

Kathryn Hunter (April 9, 1957-)

Kathryn Hunter is an award-winning English actress and theatre director. Wikipedia
New York

Alex Jennings (May 10, 1957-)

Alex Jennings is an English actor whose roles have included Prince Charles in 'The Queen'. Wikipedia
Essex, England, UK
William Joyce (writer)

William Joyce (writer) (December 11, 1957-)

William Edward "Bill" Joyce is an American writer, illustrator, and filmmaker. His illustrations appeared on numerous 'New Yorker' covers and his paintings are displayed at museums and art galleries. Joyce won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film with Brandon Oldenburg. Wikipedia
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Dimple Kapadia

Dimple Kapadia (June 8, 1957-)

Dimple Chunnibhai Kapadia is an Indian film actress. Kapadia made her acting debut at the age of 16, playing the title role in Raj Kapoor's teen romance 'Bobby'. In that same year she married Indian actor Rajesh Khanna. She is the mother of Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna, both former actresses. Kapadia returned to the film industry in 1984 after... Wikipedia
Mumbai, India
Caroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy (November 27, 1957-)

Caroline Bouvier Kennedy is an American author, attorney and Obama Administration's nominee to be Ambassador to Japan. She is a member of the influential Kennedy family and the only living child of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Wikipedia
New York, New York, U.S.
Wolfgang Ketterle

Wolfgang Ketterle (October 21, 1957-)

Wolfgang Ketterle is a German physicist and professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research has focused on experiments that trap and cool atoms to temperatures close to absolute zero, and he led one of the first groups to realize Bose–Einstein condensation in these systems in 1995. For this achievement, as well as... Wikipedia
Heidelberg, Germany
Callie Khouri

Callie Khouri (November 27, 1957-)

Carolyn Ann "Callie" Khouri is an American film and television screenwriter, producer, feminist, and director. In 1992 she won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for the film 'Thelma & Louise', which was controversial upon its release because of its progressive representation of gender politics but which... Wikipedia
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Harley Jane Kozak

Harley Jane Kozak (January 28, 1957-)

Harley Jane Kozak is an American actress and author. Wikipedia
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Zacharias Kunuk (November 27, 1957-)

Zacharias Kunuk is a Canadian Inuk producer and director most notable for his film 'Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner', the first Canadian dramatic feature film produced entirely in Inuktitut. He is the president and co-founder with Paul Qulitalik, Paul Apak Angirlirq, and the only non-Inuit, ex-New Yorker team member, Norman Cohn, of Igloolik Isuma... Wikipedia
Kapuivik, Canada
Christopher Lambert

Christopher Lambert (March 29, 1957-)

Christophe Guy Denis "Christopher" Lambert is a French actor who has appeared in American, as well as French and other European productions. He is best known for his role as Connor MacLeod, or simply "The Highlander", from the movie and subsequent movie franchise series of the same name. He is also known for his roles as Tarzan in 'Greystoke: The... Wikipedia
Great Neck, New York, United States

Marc Lambron (February 4, 1957-)

Marc Lambron is a French writer and winner of the Prix Femina, 1993, for 'L'Oeil du silence'. Wikipedia
John Lasseter

John Lasseter (January 12, 1957-)

John Alan Lasseter is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer and the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios. He is also the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering. Wikipedia
Hollywood, California, USA
Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer (December 30, 1957-)

Matthew Todd "Matt" Lauer is an American television journalist best known as the host of NBC's 'The Today Show' since 1997. He is also a contributor for NBC's 'Dateline NBC'. He was previously a news anchor for 'The Today Show' in 1994 and anchor for WNBC in New York City and a local talk-show host in Boston, Philadelphia, Providence and Richmond.... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Denis Leary

Denis Leary (August 18, 1957-)

Denis Colin Leary is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and film producer. Leary is known for his biting, fast paced comedic style and chain smoking. He is the star and co-creator of the television show 'Rescue Me', which ended its seventh and final season on September 7, 2011. Leary has starred in many motion pictures, most recently as... Wikipedia
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Spike Lee

Spike Lee (March 20, 1957-)

Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983. Wikipedia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Robert Lepage

Robert Lepage (December 12, 1957-)

Robert Lepage is a playwright, actor, film director, and stage director, one of Canada's most honoured theatre artists. Wikipedia
Quebec City, Quebec
Johnny Lever

Johnny Lever (August 14, 1957-)

John Prakasa Rao Janumala, better known as Johnny Lever, is an Indian film actor and one of the most noted comedians in Hindi cinema. Johnny lever is one of the first stand up comedians in India. Lever has received thirteen Filmfare Awards nominations in Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role, and has won the award twice, for his works... Wikipedia
Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Lobão (October 11, 1957-)

João Luiz Woerdenbag Filho, popularly known as Lobão, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, writer, publisher, television host and media personality. He is perhaps best known for his hit songs "Me Chama" and "Vida Louca Vida" as well as seminal works 'Vida Bandida' and 'A Vida É Doce'. Wikipedia
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Nancy Lopez (January 6, 1957-)

Nancy Marie Lopez is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three major championships. Wikipedia
Torrance, California, U.S.
Patty Loveless

Patty Loveless (January 4, 1957-)

Patty Loveless, is an American country music singer. Wikipedia
Jon Lovitz

Jon Lovitz (July 21, 1957-)

Jonathan M. "Jon" Lovitz is an American comedian, actor and singer. He is best known as a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show 'Saturday Night Live' from 1985 to 1990. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Wolfgang Lück

Wolfgang Lück (February 19, 1957-)

Wolfgang Lück is a German mathematician who is an internationally recognized expert in Algebraic Topology. Wikipedia
Tony Ma

Tony Ma (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Tony Ma is an American professional poker player. Wikipedia
Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac (October 5, 1957-August 9, 2008)

Bernard Jeffrey "Bernie" McCullough, better known by his stage name Bernie Mac, was an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and comedian at the 'All Jokes Aside' comedy club in Chicago. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Mac gained popularity as a stand-up comedian. He joined comedians Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer,... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Neil Macdonald (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Neil Macdonald is a Canadian journalist who works for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He is currently 'The National' senior Washington correspondent. Wikipedia
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf (May 29, 1957-)

Mohsen Makhmalbaf is an Iranian film director, writer, film editor, and producer. He has made more than 20 feature films, won some 50 awards and been a jury in more than 15 major film festivals. His award-winning films include 'Kandahar', and his latest documentary The Gardener and latest feature 'The President'. Wikipedia
Tehran, Iran
Future Man

Future Man (October 13, 1957-)

Roy Wilfred Wooten, also known as "RoyEl", best known by his stage name Future Man, is an inventor, musician, and composer. He is also known as Futche to his fans. He is a percussionist and member of the jazz quartet Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, along with banjoist Béla Fleck, harmonicist Howard Levy, and Roy's brother, electric bass virtuoso... Wikipedia
Hampton, Virginia

Simon McBurney (August 25, 1957-)

Simon Montagu McBurney, OBE is an English actor, writer and director. He is the founder and artistic director of the Théâtre de Complicité, London. Wikipedia
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand (June 23, 1957-)

Frances Louise McDormand is an American actress. She married director and writer Joel Coen in 1984 and has starred in several of the Coen brothers' films, including 'Blood Simple', 'Raising Arizona', 'The Man Who Wasn't There' and 'Burn After Reading'. In 1997, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for the Coen brothers' film 'Fargo'. In 2011,... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Kevin McHale (basketball)

Kevin McHale (basketball) (December 19, 1957-)

Kevin Edward McHale is a retired American professional basketball player, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, and since May 2011 the head coach of the Houston Rockets under a four year contract. After his playing career ended, he worked for the Minnesota Timberwolves from 1993 to 2009, at different times, as a TV analyst, general manager, and then... Wikipedia
Hibbing, Minnesota

Unni Menon (December 2, 1957-)

Unni Menon is an Indian film playback singer. He has sung over 3000 songs in South Indian languages like Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. In the early part of his career, he spent many years as a low-profile playback singer. The turning point in his career came when he sang the song "Pudhu Vellai Mazhai" from Mani Ratnam's award winning 1992... Wikipedia
Guruvayoor, Kerala, India

Richard Meredith-Hardy (August 23, 1957-)

Richard Meredith-Hardy is a British extreme microlight pilot. He has been flying microlights since 1984, was twice World Microlight Champion and has held a variety of speed records. Wikipedia
Paul Merton

Paul Merton (July 9, 1957-)

Paul James Martin, known as Paul Merton is a British writer, actor, comedian, radio and television presenter. Wikipedia
Parsons Green, London, England
Frank Miller (comics)

Frank Miller (comics) (January 27, 1957-)

Frank Miller is an American writer, artist, and film director best known for his dark comic book stories and graphic novels such as 'Ronin', 'Daredevil: Born Again', 'The Dark Knight Returns', 'Sin City' and '300'. He also directed the film version of 'The Spirit', shared directing duties with Robert Rodriguez on 'Sin City', 'Sin City: A Dame to... Wikipedia
Olney, Maryland, United States
Brian Stokes Mitchell

Brian Stokes Mitchell (October 31, 1957-)

Brian Stokes Mitchell is an American stage, film and television actor and singer. A powerful baritone, he has been one of the central leading men of the Broadway theatre since the early 1990s. He won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2000 for his performance in 'Kiss Me, Kate'. Wikipedia
Seattle, Washington, USA

Sidney Moncrief (September 21, 1957-)

Sidney A. Moncrief is a retired American professional basketball player. As an NCAA college basketball player from 1975 to 1979, Moncrief led the University of Arkansas Razorbacks trio known as "The Triplets" to the 1978 Final Four, which ended in a win in the NCAA Consolation Game versus #6 Notre Dame. Nicknamed Sid the Squid, Sir Sid, and El Sid,... Wikipedia
Little Rock, Arkansas
Art Monk

Art Monk (December 5, 1957-)

James Arthur "Art" Monk is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, New York Jets, and the Philadelphia Eagles. Monk was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008. Wikipedia
White Plains, New York

Ray Monk (February 15, 1957-)

Ray Monk is a British philosopher. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton, where he has taught since 1992. Wikipedia

Hannah Monyer (October 3, 1957-)

Hannah Monyer is a Romanian-born German neurobiologist and, since 1999, she has been Director of the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University Hospital in Heidelberg. In 2004 she was awarded the 1.55 million euro Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize. She received the Philip Morris Research Prize—described by Bio-pro as "one of the most... Wikipedia
Laslea, Romania

Lorrie Moore (January 13, 1957-)

Lorrie Moore is an American fiction writer known mainly for her humorous and poignant short stories. Wikipedia
Glens Falls, New York

Paul Moravec (November 2, 1957-)

Paul Moravec is an American composer and a University Professor at Adelphi University on Long Island, New York. Already a prolific composer, he has been described as a "new tonalist." He is best known for his work 'Tempest Fantasy', which received the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Music. Wikipedia
Stephen Morris (musician)

Stephen Morris (musician) (October 28, 1957-)

Stephen Paul David Morris is a musician best known for his work with rock band New Order and, previously, Joy Division. He also drummed in The Other Two, a band made up of Morris and his wife, Gillian Gilbert. Morris also performed live with the New Order spin-off band, Bad Lieutenant. He is known for his machine-like drumming that seamlessly wove... Wikipedia
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
Donna Murphy

Donna Murphy (March 7, 1957-)

Donna Murphy is an American actress and singer, known for her work in musical theater. A five-time Tony Award nominee, she has twice won the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical; for her role as Fosca in 'Passion' and as Anna Leonowens' in The King and I'. She was also nominated for her roles as Ruth Sherwood in 'Wonderful Town', Lotte Lenya in... Wikipedia
Corona, Queens, New York, United States

Shirin Neshat (March 26, 1957-)

Shirin Neshat is an Iranian visual artist who lives in New York City. She is known primarily for her work in film, video and photography. Wikipedia
Ghazvin, Iran

Phoebe Nicholls (April 7, 1957-)

Sarah Phoebe Nicholls is an English film, television and stage actress. She is known for her roles as Cordelia Flyte in 'Brideshead Revisited' and as the mother of John Merrick in 'The Elephant Man'. Wikipedia
London, England, United Kingdom
Mark O'Meara

Mark O'Meara (January 13, 1957-)

Mark Francis O'Meara is an American professional golfer who was a prolific tournament winner on the PGA Tour and around the world from the mid-1980s to the late 1990s. He spent nearly 200 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Ranking from their debut in 1986 to 2000. Wikipedia
Goldsboro, North Carolina

R. Parthiepan (November 15, 1957-)

Radhakrishnan Parthiban is a Tamil film actor, director, film producer and writer. He has worked in more 50 films and has directed nearly 10 films. Parthiepan is known for having directed critically acclaimed films like 'Pudhiya Paadhai' and 'Housefull' and for his performances in films like 'Bharathi Kannamma', 'Vetri Kodi Kattu', 'Azhagi',... Wikipedia
Paweł Pawlikowski

Paweł Pawlikowski (September 15, 1957-)

Paweł Aleksander Pawlikowski is a Polish-British filmmaker, who has lived and worked most of his life in the UK. He garnered much acclaim for a string of award winning documentaries in the '90s and for his feature films 'Last Resort' and 'My Summer of Love', both of which won a BAFTA and many other European awards. His latest film, 'Ida', won the... Wikipedia
Warsaw, Poland
George Pelecanos

George Pelecanos (February 18, 1957-)

George P. Pelecanos is an American author. Many of his works are in the genre of detective fiction and set primarily in his hometown of Washington, D.C. He is also a film and television producer and a television writer. He worked extensively on the HBO series 'The Wire'. Wikipedia
Washington, D.C., United States
Scott Pelley

Scott Pelley (July 28, 1957-)

Scott Cameron Pelley is an American television journalist who is anchor and managing editor of the 'CBS Evening News' and a correspondent for the CBS news magazine '60 Minutes'. Prior to his '60 Minutes' position, Pelley was a correspondent for the '60 Minutes II' program and served as CBS News's chief White House correspondent. Wikipedia
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Tony Peña

Tony Peña (June 4, 1957-)

Antonio Francisco Peña Padilla is a former professional baseball player, manager and current coach. He played as a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Pirates, Cardinals, Red Sox, Indians, White Sox, and Astros. Peña was the manager of the Kansas City Royals between 2002 and 2005. He is currently the first base coach for the New York Yankees.... Wikipedia
Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
Stacy Peralta

Stacy Peralta (October 15, 1957-)

Stacy Peralta is an American director and entrepreneur. He was previously a professional skateboarder and surfer with the professional skateboarding group, the Z-Boys. Wikipedia
Venice, Los Angeles, California
Leonard Pitts

Leonard Pitts (October 11, 1957-)

Leonard Garvey Pitts, Jr. is an American commentator, journalist and novelist. He is a nationally-syndicated columnist and winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. He was originally hired by the 'Miami Herald' to critique music, but within a few years he received his own column in which he dealt extensively with race, politics, and... Wikipedia
Orange, California
Mikhail Pletnev

Mikhail Pletnev (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Mikhail Vasilievich Pletnev is a Russian concert pianist, conductor, and composer. Wikipedia

Amanda Plummer (March 23, 1957-)

Amanda Michael Plummer is an American actress best known for her work on stage and for her roles in such films as 'The Fisher King', 'Pulp Fiction', and 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.

Carol Plum-Ucci (August 16, 1957-)

Carol Plum-Ucci is a young adult novelist and essayist. Plum-Ucci’s most famous work to date is 'The Body of Christopher Creed', for which she won a Michael L. Printz Award in 2002 and was named a Finalist to the Edgar Allan Poe Award. Describing her subjects as "the most common, timeless, and most heart-felt teenagers," Plum-Ucci is widely... Wikipedia
Atlantic City, NJ, United States
Kevin Pollak

Kevin Pollak (October 30, 1957-)

Kevin Elliot Pollak is an American actor, impressionist, game show host, and comedian. He started performing stand-up comedy at the age of 10 and touring professionally at the age of 20. In 1988, Pollak landed a role in George Lucas’s 'Willow', directed by Ron Howard, and began his acting career. Pollak is an avid poker player, hosting weekly home... Wikipedia
San Francisco, California

Richard Powers (June 18, 1957-)

Richard Powers is an American novelist whose works explore the effects of modern science and technology. His novel 'The Echo Maker' won the 2006 National Book Award for Fiction. Wikipedia
Evanston, Illinois, USA
Anne Grete Preus

Anne Grete Preus (May 22, 1957-)

Anne Grete Preus is a Norwegian singer. She was a rock artist in Norway in the 1980s and 1990s, first as member of the bands Veslefrikk and Can Can, and later as a solo artist. She has released nine solo albums, and has won the Spellemannprisen and other awards multiple times. Wikipedia
Haugesund, Norway

Faith Prince (August 6, 1957-)

Faith Prince is an American actress and singer, best known for her work on Broadway in musical theatre. She won the Tony Award as Best Actress in a Musical, and received three other Tony nominations. Wikipedia
Augusta, Georgia, U.S.

Priyadarshan (January 30, 1957-)

Priyadarshan Soman Nair is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter. In a career spanning almost three decades, Priyadarshan has directed over 80 films in several Indian languages predominantly in Malayalam and Hindi languages, besides making 4 films in Tamil and 2 films in Telugu. Though he began his career in Malayalam cinema in 1984,... Wikipedia
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India
Paul Provenza

Paul Provenza (July 31, 1957-)

Paul Provenza is an actor, comedian, filmmaker, and self-professed skeptic based in Los Angeles. Wikipedia
Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

Louie Psihoyos (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Louis Psihoyos is an American photographer and documentary film director known for his still photography and contributions to National Geographic. Psihoyos, a licensed scuba-diver, has become increasingly concerned with bringing awareness to underwater life. In 2009 he directed and appeared in the feature-length documentary 'The Cove', which won an... Wikipedia
Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Philip Quast

Philip Quast (July 30, 1957-)

Philip Mark Quast is an Australian actor and singer who has won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical, three times, the most of any actor to date. Wikipedia
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia

Declan Quinn (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Declan Quinn is an Irish-American cinematographer. He is a three-time winner of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography. His latest film 'A Master Builder' opened in New York during June 2014 and was based on the 19th century play by Henrik Ibsen. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois
Eric S. Raymond

Eric S. Raymond (December 4, 1957-)

Eric Steven Raymond, often referred to as ESR, is an American software developer, author of the widely cited 1997 essay, and 1999 book 'The Cathedral and the Bazaar' and other works, and open source software advocate. He wrote a guidebook for the Roguelike game 'NetHack'. In the 1990s, he edited and updated the Jargon File, currently in print as... Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Paul Reiser

Paul Reiser (March 30, 1957-)

Paul Reiser is an American comedian, actor, television personality and writer, author and musician. He is most widely known for his role in the 1990s TV sitcom 'Mad About You'. He is ranked 77th on Comedy Central's 2004 list of the "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time". The name of Reiser's production company, Nuance Productions, is inspired by one... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
Jay Roach

Jay Roach (June 14, 1957-)

Matthew Jay Roach is an American film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for directing the 'Austin Powers' films and 'Meet the Parents'. Wikipedia
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Ray Romano

Ray Romano (December 21, 1957-)

Raymond Albert "Ray" Romano is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter and voice actor. He is known for his role on the sitcom 'Everybody Loves Raymond', for which he received an Emmy Award, and as the voice of "Manny" in the 'Ice Age' film series. He created and starred in the TNT comedy-drama 'Men of a Certain Age'. From 2012 to 2015,... Wikipedia
Queens, New York, U.S.
Michael Rose (singer)

Michael Rose (singer) (July 11, 1957-)

Michael Rose is a Grammy award winning reggae singer from Jamaica. Possessing a wide-ranged voice, Rose would regularly meet in Kingston with singers, musicians, writers, and producers such as Dennis Brown, Big Youth, The Wailers, Gregory Isaacs, Sly and Robbie, and others. Wikipedia
Palagummi Sainath

Palagummi Sainath (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Palagummi Sainath is an Indian journalist and photojournalist focusing on social problems, rural affairs, poverty and the aftermath of globalization in India. He was the Rural Affairs Editor at The Hindu before resigning in 2014, and the website 'India Together' has been archiving some of his work in The Hindu daily for the past six years. Wikipedia
Tamil Nadu, India

Jeremy Sams (January 12, 1957-)

Jeremy Sams is a British theatre director, writer, translator, orchestrator, musical director, film composer, and lyricist. Wikipedia
London, England
Alex Sánchez (author)

Alex Sánchez (author) (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Alex Sánchez is a Mexican-American author of award-winning novels for teens and adults. His first novel, 'Rainbow Boys', was selected by the American Library Association, as a Best Book for Young Adults. Subsequent books have won additional awards, including the Lambda Literary Award. Although Sanchez's novels are widely accepted in thousands of... Wikipedia
Mexico City, Mexico
Frank Schätzing

Frank Schätzing (May 28, 1957-)

Frank Schätzing, is a German writer, mostly known for his best-selling science fiction novel 'The Swarm'. Wikipedia
Cologne, Germany
Steve Schirripa

Steve Schirripa (September 3, 1957-)

Steven Ralph "Steve" Schirripa is an American actor, producer, author, and voice artist. He is best known for portraying Bobby Baccalieri on 'The Sopranos'. Schirripa is a producer and host of two Investigation Discovery series 'Karma's A B*tch!' and 'Nothing Personal'. He was a regular cast member of 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager' and... Wikipedia
Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, U.S.
Gary D. Schmidt

Gary D. Schmidt (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Gary D. Schmidt is an American children's writer of nonfiction books and young adult novels. Both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor was awarded to the book 'Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy' and a Newbery Honor was awarded to 'The Wednesday Wars'. He is a Professor of English at Calvin College, which is in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Wikipedia
Kentucky, USA

Connie Schultz (July 21, 1957-)

Connie Schultz is an American writer and journalist. Schultz is a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate. She worked at 'The Cleveland Plain Dealer' newspaper from 1993 to 2011. She won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for commentary and had been a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. She is married to Sherrod Brown,... Wikipedia
Ashtabula, Ohio

Seema (actress) (May 22, 1957-)

Seema is an Indian actress. She has performed in approximately 250 films in Malayalam, nine in Tamil, seven in Telugu, three in Kannada and one in Hindi. Seema is still active in the movie industry. Wikipedia
Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Daryl Simmons (April 11, 1957-)

Daryl Simmons is an American R&B songwriter, musician and record producer, who worked with the production duo of L.A. Reid and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. Wikipedia
Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons (October 4, 1957-)

Russell Wendell Simmons is an American business magnate. He cofounded the hip-hop music label Def Jam and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics. Married to Samantha Simmons of East Providence RI, Simmons has been described as the third richest figure in hip hop, having a net-worth estimate of $340... Wikipedia
Queens, New York, United States

Lindsay Simpson (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Lindsay Jane Simpson is an Australian journalist, university teacher and a writer of true crime. Born in Scotland, Simpson arrived in Australia in 1976. Wikipedia
Elizabeth Sims

Elizabeth Sims (September 30, 1957-)

Elizabeth Sims is an American writer, journalist, and contributing editor at 'Writer's Digest' magazine. She is a correspondent for the 'Sarasota Herald-Tribune' and author of two series of crime novels, including her 'Rita Farmer Mystery' series, published by St. Martin's Press Minotaur and 'Lillian Byrd Crime Story' series, published by Alyson... Wikipedia
Wyandotte, Michigan
Siouxsie Sioux

Siouxsie Sioux (May 27, 1957-)

Siouxsie Sioux is an English singer, songwriter, musician and producer. She is best known as the lead singer of rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees and its side project The Creatures. Siouxsie and the Banshees released 11 studio albums and several UK Top 20 singles including "Hong Kong Garden", "Happy House", "Peek-a-Boo" plus a Billboard Top 25... Wikipedia
London, England
Renée Soutendijk

Renée Soutendijk (May 21, 1957-)

Renette Pauline Soutendijk, known as Renée Soutendijk, is a Dutch actress. She was a favorite star of director Paul Verhoeven's films and is perhaps best known for her work in his 1980 release 'Spetters'. Her good looks and striking blond hair secured her status as a Dutch sex symbol in the 1980s. She has also played a number of television and... Wikipedia
The Hague, Netherlands
Timothy Spall

Timothy Spall (February 27, 1957-)

Timothy Leonard Spall, OBE is an English actor and occasional presenter. He became a household name in the UK after appearing in the 1983 ITV comedy-drama series 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet'. Subsequently, some of his notable supporting roles include Peter Pettigrew in the 'Harry Potter' film series, Winston Churchill in the 'The King's Speech', Peter... Wikipedia
Battersea, London, UK, UK
Glenn Tilbrook

Glenn Tilbrook (August 31, 1957-)

Glenn Martin Tilbrook is the lead singer and guitarist of the English band Squeeze, a band formed in the mid-1970s who broke through in the new wave era at the decade's end. He generally wrote the melody for Squeeze's songs, while his writing partner, Chris Difford, wrote the lyrics. In addition to his songwriting skills, Tilbrook is respected both... Wikipedia
Woolwich, London
Néstor Torres

Néstor Torres (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Néstor Torres is a jazz flautist born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, in 1957. He took flute lessons at age 12 and began formal studies at the Escuela Libre de Música, eventually attending Puerto Rico’s Inter-American University. At 18, he moved to New York with his family. Torres went on to study both jazz and classical music at the Mannes College of... Wikipedia
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Jayne Torvill

Jayne Torvill (October 7, 1957-)

Jayne Torvill, OBE is an English ice dancer. With Christopher Dean, she won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics. Wikipedia
Clifton, Nottingham, England
Jean-Philippe Toussaint

Jean-Philippe Toussaint (November 29, 1957-)

Jean-Philippe Toussaint is a Belgian prose writer, photographer and filmmaker. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages and he has had his photographs displayed in Brussels and Japan. Toussaint won the Prix Médicis in 2005 for his novel 'Fuir', second volume of the « Cycle of Marie », a four-tome chronicle published over ten... Wikipedia
Brussels, Belgium

Anna Maria Tremonti (July 2, 1957-)

Anna Maria Tremonti is a Canadian radio and television journalist, who has been featured on a variety of programs on the CBC. Wikipedia
John Turturro

John Turturro (February 28, 1957-)

John Michael Turturro is an American actor, writer and director known for his roles in the films 'Do the Right Thing', 'Miller's Crossing', 'Barton Fink', 'Quiz Show', 'The Big Lebowski', 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' and the first three films in the 'Transformers' film series. He has appeared in over sixty films, and has worked frequently with the... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Umashree (May 10, 1957-)

Umashree is an Indian actress and politician. She is known for her portrayal of film roles spoken in the Kannada language, particularly comic roles. In 2013, Umashree became a Member of the Legislative Assembly in Karnataka in the government of Siddaramaiah where she was minister for women and child development, empowerment of the differently abled... Wikipedia
Nonavinakere, Tumkur, Karnataka, India
Rui Veloso

Rui Veloso (July 30, 1957-)

Rui Manuel Gaudêncio Veloso, commonly known as Rui Veloso, CavIH, is a Portuguese rock and blues singer and musician. Although he was born in Lisbon, his family moved to the northern city of Porto when he was just three months old. This composer and interpreter had a great impact on the Portuguese music scene with the record, 'Ar de Rock', which... Wikipedia

Melinda Wagner (<a href="/born/year/1957" title="Celebrities Born in 1957">1957</a>-)

Melinda Wagner is a US composer, and winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in music. Her undergraduate degree is from Hamilton College. She also served as Composer-in-Residence at the University of Texas and at the ‘Bravo!’ Vail Valley Music Festival. Wikipedia
Ken Wahl

Ken Wahl (February 14, 1957-)

Ken Wahl is an American film and television actor, popular in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for the CBS television crime drama 'Wiseguy'. A severe injury in 1992 effectively ended his acting career. He is divorced from Corinne Alphen, and after a brief second marriage, he married Shane Barbi, in 1997. The two later became advocates against animal... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Chris Wedge

Chris Wedge (March 20, 1957-)

John Christian "Chris" Wedge is an American director, producer and voice actor of animation, best known for the films 'Ice Age', 'Robots' and 'Epic'. Wikipedia
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

Michael Williams (film producer) (February 14, 1957-)

Michael Williams is an American producer. He won an Academy Award for Documentary Feature for the documentary 'The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara' in 2004. He also won an Emmy Award in 2004 for 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy', which he created. He is co-owner and principal of Scout Productions, a film and television... Wikipedia
Ray Winstone

Ray Winstone (February 19, 1957-)

Raymond Andrew "Ray" Winstone is an English film and television actor. He is mostly known for his "tough guy" roles, beginning with his role as Carlin in the 1979 film 'Scum' and Will Scarlet in the television series 'Robin of Sherwood'. He has also become well known as a voice over actor, and has recently branched out into film production. He has... Wikipedia
Hackney, London, UK

Michele Zarrillo (June 13, 1957-)

Michele Zarrillo is an Italian singer-songwriter. He is mainly known for hits such as "Una rosa blu", "Cinque giorni" and "La notte dei pensieri". In 1987 he won the Sanremo Music Festival, competing in the newcomers' section. Zarrillo took part in the competition several other times, the last time in 2008 with the song "L'ultimo film insieme". Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer (September 12, 1957-)

Hans Florian Zimmer is a German composer and music producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films. His works include 'The Lion King', for which he won Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1994, the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' series, 'The Thin Red Line', 'Gladiator', 'The Last Samurai', 'The Dark Knight Trilogy',... Wikipedia
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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