Famous Divorces – You Are Not Alone

Aug 15, 2014
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When you become separated or divorced, it sometimes feels like you are alone. The truth is that approximately 50% of first marriages end in divorce, and an even higher percentage of subsequent marriages in divorce. You are not alone. Millions of people have been divorced. You are not a bad person and neither is your ex-spouse.

The following is partial list taken from www.Biography.com of famous divorced people. They come from all walks of life, from actors to politicians to athletes to business owners. So when you are feeling alone, remember the millions of others who have also gone through a divorce and take heart. If they can thrive after divorce, so can you.

Check out the website www.Biography.com for updates and full biographies.

  • Lisa Marie Presley (1968-) Daughter of Elvis Presley, the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
  • Meredith Baxter (1947-) Actress. Born June 21, 1947, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Heather Mills McCartney (1968–) Model and Animal Rights activist. Ex-wife of musician Paul McCartney.
  • Tom Cruise (1962-) Actor. Born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, on July 3, 1962, in Syracuse.
  • Jane Wyman (1917-2007) Jane Wyman, Oscar-winning actress, Ronald Reagan’s first wife was born Sarah Jane Mayfield in St. Joseph, Missouri, on January 5, 1917.
  • Richard Pryor (1940-2005 ) Comedian, actor, writer. Born Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III on December 1, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois.
  • Artie Shaw (1910– ) Clarinet player and bandleader, born in New York City, USA.
  • Britney Spears (1981-) Pop singer. Born December 2, 1981, in Kentwood, Louisiana.
  • Judy Garland (1922 – 1969) Actress and singer. Born on Frances Ethel Gumm on June 10, 1922, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
  • Madeleine Force Astor (1893-1940) Second wife of Colonel John Jacob Astor IV, socialite. Born Madeleine Talmadge Force on June 19, 1893, in New York, New York.
  • Lana Turner (1920 – 1921) Actress. Born Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner, on February 8, 1921.
  • Loni Anderson Actress. Born August 5, 1946, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Tammy Wynette (1942 – 1998) Country singer and songwriter. Born Virginia Wynette Pugh, on May 5.
  • Margaret Mead (1901 – 1978) Cultural anthropologist and writer. Born on December 16, 1901, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Cheryl Crane (1944–) Murderer, real estate agent. Cheryl Crane is the daughter of Hollywood legend Lana Turner and actor-restaurateur Josef Stephen Crane.
  • Christie Brinkley (1954-) Model. Born February 4, 1954 in Malibu, California.
  • Kiefer Sutherland (1966-) Actor, director.
  • Danny Bonaduce (1959- ) Actor, radio disc jockey, reality television star. Born Dante Daniel Bonaduce on August 13, 1959, in Broomhall, Pennsylvania.
  • Princess Diana (1961 – 1997) Princess, humanitarian. Born Diana Spencer on July 1, 1961, near Sandringham, England.
  • Lita Grey Chaplin (1908 – 1995) Actress, singer, author. Born Lillita Louise MacMurray on April 15th, 1908, in Hollywood, California.
  • Trisha Yearwood (1964-) Country singer. Born Patricia Lynn Yearwood, on September 19, 1964.
  • Mike Tyson (1966 – ) Boxer. Born June 30, 1966, in New York City. (Roberta)
  • Brooke Astor (1902–2007 ) Socialite, philanthropist, and writer, born in Portsmouth.
  • Ivana Trump (1949-) Former model and wife of Donald Trump. Born February 20, 1949…
  • Sir (James) Paul McCartney (1942– ) Musician, songwriter, and composer, born in Liverpool, Merseyside.
  • Bert Convy (1933-1991) Actor, game show host, singer, producer. Born Bernard Whalen Convy on July 23, 1933, in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Brigitte Bardot (1934 – ) Film actress, born in Paris, France. A ballet student and model…
  • Amy Brenneman (1964- ) Actress. Born on June 22, 1964, in New London, Connecticut.
  • Brett Butler (1958- ) Actress, comedian. Born Brett Ashley Anderson on January 30, 1958, in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Tommy Lee Jones (1946-) Actor, director, screenwriter. Born September 15, 1946, in San Saba, Texas.
  • Pamela Anderson (1967-) Model, actress. Born Pamela Denise Anderson on July 1, 1967…
  • Debbie Reynolds (1932-) Actress, singer. Born Mary Frances Reynolds, on April 1, 1932, in El Paso, Texas.
  • Susan Saint James (1946- ) Actress. Born Susan Jane Miller on August 14, 1946, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Tom Hanks (1956-) Actor. Born July 9, 1956, in Concord, California.
  • Barbara Walters (1931-) Television journalist. Born September 25, 1929, in Boston.
  • Janet Leigh (1927-2004) Screen actress, born Jeanette Helen Morrison, in Merced, California…
  • Carson McCullers (1917 – 1967) Writer, born in Columbus, Georgia, USA.
  • Tim McGraw (1967 – ) Country singer. Born May 1, 1967 (some sources say 1966), in Delhi, Louisiana.
  • Emeril Lagasse (1959 – ) Chef, restaurateur, television personality. Born October 15, 1959…
  • Eminem (Marshall Mathers III) (1972-) Rapper. Born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, on October 17, 1972.
  • Mariah Carey (1970-) Singer. Born March 27, 1970, in Long Island…
  • Ray Brown (1926-2002) Best known as a contributing member of the bebop jazz movement.
  • Judge Judy (1942-) Judge. Born Judith Blum, in October 1942, in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Donald (John) Trump (1946-) Real estate developer, mogul. Born Donald John Trump, on June 14.
  • Michael Jackson Pop star. Born August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana, as the seventh of nine children.
  • Sharon Stone (1958-) Actor, model, producer. Born March 10, 1958 in Meadville.
  • Orenthal James Simpson (1947 – ) Player of American football, infamous criminal born in San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Uma (Karuna) Thurman (1970-) Film actress. Born in Boston, Massachusetts. Named for a Hindu deity.
  • Amelia Earhart (1897 – 1937) Aviator. Born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas.
  • Josh Brolin (1968- ) Actor. Born on February 12, 1968, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Molly Ringwald Actress. Born Molly Kathleen Ringwald on February 16, 1968 in Roseville, California.
  • Marie Osmond (1959- ) Singer, actress, television personality, businessperson. Born Olive Marie Osmond on October 13, 1959, in Ogden, Utah.
  • Sid Luft (1915-2005) Producer. Born on November 2, 1915, in New York, New York.
  • Vanessa L. (Lynn) Williams (1963-) Singer, Actress. Born in Millwood, New York.
  • Ann Woodward (1915-1975) Socialite, murder suspect. Born Evangeline Crowell in 1915 in Pittsburgh, Kansas.
  • Adam West (1928-) Actor. Born William West Anderson, on September 19, 1928… ABBA Rock group. Original members include Agnetha Fýltskog, Bjýrn Ulvaeus, Gýran Bror Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Frida Lyngstad. ABBA was one of the leading pop music acts of the 1970s with such international hits as “Waterloo” and “Dancing Queen.”
  • Robin Williams (1952– ) Film actor and entertainer, born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Dottie West (1932–1991) Singer, songwriter. Born Dorothy Marie Marsh on October 11, 1932, in McMinnville, Tennessee.
  • Vanna White (1957-) Television game show hostess and actress. Born Vanna Marie Rosich.
  • Brett Somers (1924-2007) Actress, singer, and comedienne Brett Somers died September 15, 2007, at her home in Westport, Connecticut.
  • George “Machine Gun” Kelly (1895-1954) Bootlegger, bank robber, and kidnapper. Born George Kelly Barnes on July 18, 1895, in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Caresse Crosby (1892–1970) Publisher, poet, and inventor. Born Mary Phelps Jacob but usually called Polly by friends and family on April 20, 1892, in New York, New York.
  • Jane Curtin (1947- ) Actress. Born on September 6, 1947, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Dale Evans (1912-2001) Actress, singer, songwriter, author. Born Frances Octavia Smith.
  • Aretha Franklin (1942 – ) Soul singer, born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Bettie Paige Model. Born Bettie Mae Page on April 22, 1923, in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Niki Taylor (1975-) Model. Born Nicole Renee Taylor on March 5, 1975, in Ft. Lauderdale.
  • Joan Lunden (1950- ) Journalist, television personality, author. Born Joan Blunden on September 19, 1950, in Fair Oaks, California.
  • Nickolas Muray (1892-1965) Photographer. Born February 15, 1892, in Zseged, Hungary.
  • Teri Hatcher (1964- ) Actress. Born December 8, 1964, in Sunnyvale, California.
  • Camilla Parker Bowles (1947- ) Dutchess of Cornwall, wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, heir to the British throne. Born Camilla Shand on July 17, 1947, in London, England.
  • Jackie Gleason (1916-1987) Comedian, actor. Born Herbert John Gleason, on February 26, 1916.
  • Michael Douglas (1944-) Actor, producer, director. Born Michael Kirk Douglas, on September 25 1944.
  • Charlie Sheen (1965-) Actor. Born Carlos Irwin Estevez (billed as Charlie Sheen)
  • Barbara Eden (1934-) Actress. Born Barbara Jean Huffman, on August 23, 1934, in Tucson.
  • Janet Gaynor (1906-1984) Actress. Born Laura Augusta Gainer, on October 6, 1906.
  • Mileva Einstein-Maric (1875-1948) Wife of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. Born in 1875 in Titel, Austria-Hungary (now Serbia).
  • Elsa Lowenthal Einstein (1876-1936) Second wife of scientist Albert Einstein. Born on January 18, 1876, in Ulm, Germany.
  • Carolyn Jones (1929-1983) Actress. Best known for her portrayal of the gothic matriarch Morticia on The Addams Family.
  • Paul James Bohannan (1920–2007) Anthropologist, born in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
  • Marilu Henner (1952-) Actress. Born Mary Lucy Pudlowski, on April 6, 1952, in Chicago.
  • John Mellencamp (1951 – ) American musician (1951 – None). A pop sensation in the 1980s, John Mellencamp has evolved into one of rock s most enduring acts.
  • Ed McMahon Television announcer, host. Born March 6, 1923, in Detroit, Michigan. Longtime TV sidekick to Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show.
  • Mackenzie Phillips (1959-) Actress. Born Laura “Mackenzie” Phillips on November 10 1959.
  • Kristy McNichol (1962- ) Actress, singer. Born Christina Ann McNichol on September 11, 1962, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Tatum O’Neal (1963-) Actress. Born Tatum Beatrice O’Neal on November 5, 1963.
  • Arthur Shawcross (1945-) Serial killer. Known as The Genesee River Killer, Shawcross was born on June 6, 1945 in Maine .
  • Eliot Ness (1903 – 1957) Organized crime fighter. Born April 19, 1903, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Andy Griffith (1926-) Actor. Born June 1, 1926, in Mount Airy, North Carolina.
  • Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954) Artist, born in Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Judy Holliday (1921-1965) Actress. Born Judith G. Tuvim on June 21, 1921, in New York City.
  • Patty Duke (1946-) Actress. Born Anna Marie Duke on December 14, 1946 in Elmhurst.
  • Willie Nelson (1933 – ) Country music singer and songwriter, born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
  • Heather Locklear (1961-) Actress, model. Born September 25, 1961, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Robert Downey Jr. (1965-) Actor. Born April 4th, 1965, in New York City.
  • Julian Lennon (1963- ) John Charles Julian Lennon was born April 8, 1963 in Liverpool, England. He is the only child of John Lennon, a founding member of The Beatles, and his first wife Cynthia.
  • Don Johnson (1949-) Actor, director, musician, producer. Born Donald Wayne Johnson on December 15, 1949 in Flat Creek, Missouri.
  • Elle Macpherson (1964-) Model, actress. Born Eleanor Nancy Gow on March 29, 1964 in Sydney.
  • Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) Singer and bandleader, born Kurt Donald Cobain, on February 20, 1967.
  • Reese Witherspoon (1976-) Actress. Born Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon on March 22.
  • Roseanne Cash (1955- ) Roseanne Cash was born May 24, 1955, in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the daughter of Johnny Cash and his first wife, Vivian Liberto.
  • Sarah Ferguson (1959-) Duchess. Born Sarah Margaret Ferguson on October 15, 1959 in London, England.
  • Star Jones (1962-) attorney, television personality. Born March 24, 1962, in Badin, North Carolina.
  • Kate Hudson (1979-) Actress. Born Kate Garry Hudson, on April 19, 1979, in Los Angeles.
  • Bea Arthur (1923- ) Actress, comedienne. Born Bernice Frankel on May 16, 1923, in New York City.
  • Jane Seymour (1951-) Actress. Born Joyce Penelope Wilhemina Frankenberg on February 15.
  • Jack Klugman (1922- ) Actor. Born on April 27, 1922, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Madonna Pop singer. Born in Bay City, Michigan, USA.
  • Ann Dunham Activist, social scientist. Born Stanley Ann Dunham on November 29, 1942, in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Died November 7, 1995.
  • Jermaine Jackson Singer. Born Jermaine La Jaune Jackson on December 11, 1954, in Gary, Indiana.
  • Sam Kinison Actor, comedian. Born on Yakima, Washington, on December 8, 1952.
  • Natasha Richardson Actress. Born Natasha Jane Richardson on May 11, 1963, in London, England.
  • Barack Obama (1961-) President Elect. United States Senator. Born August 4, 1961 in Hawaii, the son of Barack Obama, Sr., a member of Kenya’s Luo tribe, and Ann Dunham .
  • Valerie Bertinelli (1960- ) Actress. Born April 23, 1960, in Wilmington, Delaware.
  • John McEnroe (1959-) Professional tennis player. Born February 16, 1959, in Wiesbaden.
  • Doris Duke (1912-1993) Tobacco heiress, philanthropist. Born November 22, 1912.
  • Evel Knievel (1938–2007 ) Motorcycle stunt performer, born in Butte, Montana, USA.
  • Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) Actress, born in Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, W Scotland, UK.
  • Mel Gibson (1956-) Actor, director, producer. Born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, NY
  • Jack Dunphy (1914-1992) Writer, playwright, performer. Born on August 22, 1914, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • Laurence Fishburne (1961 – ) Actor, born in Augusta, Georgia, USA.
  • Bobby Fischer (1943–2008) Chess player, born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Fleetwood Mac Rock group. (Members have included: Lindsey Buckingham (1947 ), Mick Fleetwood (1942 ), Peter Green (1946 ), Christine McVie (1943 ), John McVie (1945 ), Stevie Nicks (1948 ), among others.
  • Dorothy Dandridge (1922-1965) Singer, actress. Born November 9, 1922, in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Bob Crane (1928-1978) Actor. Born Robert Crane, on July 13, 1928.
  • Hugh Hefner (1926– ) Editor and publisher of Playboy magazine, born in Chicago.
  • John Dillinger (1903 – 1934) Gangster, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
  • Chrissie Hynde (1951-) Singer, songwriter, guitarist. Born on September 7, 1951, in Akron, Ohio.
  • Suzanne Pleshette (1937 — 2008) Actress Suzanne Pleshette was best-known for her role as Bob Newhart’s sexy and wisecracking wife, Emily Hartley, on the popular 1970s sitcom The Bob Newhart Show.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (1965-) Actor, producer. Born March 25, 1965 in Nelsonville, Ohio.
  • Princess Stephanie of Monaco (1965-) Princess of Monaco.
  • Eddie Murphy (1961-) Actor, comedian. Born April 3, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Fred Thompson (1942–) Actor, politician. Born Fred Dalton Thompson on August 19, 1942 in Sheffield, Alabama.
  • Jerry Orbach (1935-2004) Actor. Born Jerome Orbach, on October 20, 1935, in the Bronx.
  • Bill Murray (1950-) Actor, writer, comedian. Born William J. Murray on September 21.
  • Naomi Watts (1968-) Actress. Born September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England .
  • Billy Bob Thornton (1955-) Actor, screenwriter, director. Born August 4, 1955, in Hot Springs.
  • Dorothy Thompson (1893 – 1961) Journalist, born in Lancaster, New York, USA.
  • Cher (1946 – ) Singer and actress, born in El Centro, California, USA.
  • Gary Cooper (1901 – 1961) Actor. Born on May 7, 1901, in Helena, Montana.
  • Sandra Dee (1942-2005) Actress, model. Born Alexandra Zuck, on April 23.
  • Dame Agatha Christie (1890 – 1976) Writer, born in Torquay, Devon, SE England, UK.
  • Matt Damon (1970– ) Film actor, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Brian De Palma (1940 – ) Film director, screenwriter. Born on September 11, 1940, in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Jeffrey Dahmer (1960 – 1994) Convicted serial killer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Sir Arthur C(harles) Clarke (1917–2008 ) Writer of science fiction, born in Minehead, Somerset, SW England, UK.
  • Celine Dion (1968 – ) Singer. Born March 30, 1968, in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada.
  • Dino De Laurentiis (1919- ) Producer. Born on August 8, 1919, in Torre Annunciata, Italy.
  • Sammy, Jr Davis (1925 – 1990) Singer, actor, and dancer, born in New York City, USA.
  • Johnny Cash (1932–2003) Musician, songwriter. Born February 26, 1932, born in Kingsland, Arkansas.
  • Carol Moseley Braun (1947- ) Politician, Senator, lawyer, educator. Born Carol Elizabeth Moseley on August 16, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Peter Bogdanovich (1939-) Director, actor, producer, screenwriter, author. Born on July 30, 1939, in Kingston, New York.
  • Antonio Banderas (1960 – ) Actor, born in Málaga, S Spain. He studied drama.
  • William Shatner (1931– ) Television and film actor, and writer, born in Montreal, Quebec.
  • Annette Bening (1958-) Actress, born May 29, 1958, in Topeka, Kansas, to A. Grant Bening.
  • Tommy Lee (1962 — ) Musician. Born Thomas Lee Bass on October 3, 1962 in Athens, Greece.
  • Roy Scheider (1932-2008) Actor. Roy Scheider was best known for his role as the agonized police chief Martin Brody in the 1975 blockbuster Jaws.
  • Bob Dylan (1941-) Folk/rock songwriter, singer. Born Robert Allen Zimmerman, on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota.
  • Marc Anthony (1968–) Singer, Songwriter, Actor. Salsa singing sensation Marc Anthony was born Marco Antonio Muniz on September 16, 1968 in New York City.
  • Edmund Kemper Serial killer. Born Edmund Emil Kemper III on December 18th, 1948, in Burbank, California.
  • Buzz Aldrin (1930 – ) Astronaut, born in Montclair, New Jersey, USA.
  • Jennifer Garner (1972-) Actress. Born Jennifer Anne Garner on April 17, 1972 in Houston, Texas .
  • Jerome Brudos Serial killer. Born Jerome Henry Brudos on January 31st, 1939, in South Dakota.
  • Pete Townshend (1945-) Rock guitarist, songwriter. Born Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend on May 19, 1945, in London, England.
  • David Cassidy (1950- ) Singer, actor, composer. Born on April 12, 1950, in New York, New York.
  • J.K. Rowling (1965 – ) British author born Joanne Kathleen Rowling, on July 31, 1965, famous for the popular Harry Potter series of novels.
  • Cynthia McKinney (1955- ) Politician. Born on March 17, 1955, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • June Carter Cash (1929-2003) Singer, songwriter. Born Valerie June Carter on June 23, 1929, in Maces Springs, Virginia .
  • Jennifer (Joanne) Aniston (1969– ) Actress, born in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • Richard Hickock and Perry Smith Convicted murderers. Richard Eugene Hickock was born on June 6, 1931, in Kansas City, Kansas. Perry Smith was born on October 27, 1928, in Huntington, Nevada.
  • Christina Applegate (1971-) Actress. Born on November 25, 1971 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Sydney Pollack (1934-2008) Actor and producer Sydney Pollack was the Academy Award-winning director of “Tootsie” and “Out of Africa.”
  • Ted Stevens (1923-) Alaska s Ted Stevens is the longest-serving Republican in U.S. Senate history.
  • Fran Drescher (1957 – ) Actress, producer, writer, comedienne. Francine Joy Drescher was born in Flushing, Queens on September 30th, 1957.
  • Christian Brando (1958–2008) Murderer, welder. Born May 11, 1958 in Los Angeles, California. Christian Brando was the eldest son of Hollywood legend Marlon Brando.
  • Kelsey Grammer (1955-) Actor, director, writer, producer.
  • Kanye West (1977-) Kanye West is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper, record producer and singer.
  • Sarah Palin (1964- ) Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, is the first female vice presidential nominee of the Republican party
  • Angelina Jolie Actress, humanitarian. Born June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Suzanne de Passe (1947 – ) Entrepreneur. Born Suzanne Celeste de Passe in Harlem, New York.
  • Davy Jones (1945- ) Singer, actor, writer. Born David Thomas Jones on December 30, 1945, in Manchester, England.
  • Michael Phelps (1985-) Michael Fred Phelps is an American swimmer who has won Olympic gold medals and holds world records in several events.
  • John McCain (1936 – ) John Sidney McCain III was born on August 29, 1936, at Coco Solo Naval Air Station in the Panama Canal Zone.
  • Nicole Richie (1981–) Socialite, actress, author, and singer Nicole Richie was born in Berkeley, California, on September 21, 1981.
  • Shaun Cassidy (1958- ) Singer, actor, writer, producer. Born on September 27, 1958, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Loretta Young (1913-2000) Actress. Born Gretchen Michaela Young, on January 6, 1913.
  • Kate Winslet (1975-) Actress. Born October 5, 1975 in Reading, England.
  • Victoria Woodhull (1838 – 1927) Spiritualist, activist, businesswoman, politician, and author. Born Victoria Claflin on September 23, 1838, in Homer, Ohio.
  • Amy Winehouse (1983– ) English soul, jazz, and R&B singer and songwriter.
  • Andrea Yates (1964–) Murderer. Born Andrea Pia Kennedy on July 2, 1964 in Houston, Texas.
  • Dr. Ruth Westheimer (1928-) Psychologist, author, broadcaster, family and sex counselor.
  • Esther Williams (1921- ) Competitive swimmer, actress, swimsuit designer. Born in Los Angeles, California, on August 8, 1921.
  • Jerry Reed (1937-2008) Singer, actor Jerry Reed Hubbard was born March 20, 1937, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Cindy Crawford (1966-) Model. Born Cynthia Ann Crawford on February 20, 1966, in DeKalb.
  • Lesley Ann Warren Actress. Born August 16, 1946 in New York City.
  • Suzanne Somers (1946-) Model, actress, businesswoman, writer. Born Suzanne Marie Mahoney on October 16, 1946 in San Bruno, California.
  • Prince William (1982-) Second in line to the throne of England.
  • Phyllis Diller (1917-) Comedienne, actress, author. Born Phyllis Ada Driver, on July 17…
  • John Denver (1943-1997) Singer-songwriter. Born Henry John Deutschendorf Jr., on December 31.
  • Brad Renfro (1982-2008) Actor Brad Renfro, best known for his role in the legal thriller The Client was found dead Jan. 15, 2008.
  • Truman Capote (1924 – 1984) Writer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Spade Cooley (1910-1961) Musician, murderer. Born Donnell Clyde Cooley on December 17, 1910 in Pack Saddle Creek, Oklahoma.
  • Stockard Channing (1944-) Actress. Born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard on February 13.
  • John Stamos (1963-) Actor, musician, producer. Born August 19, 1963 in Cypress, California .
  • Ashton Kutcher (1978- ) Actor, model, producer. Born Christopher Ashton Kutcher on February 7, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • Ellen Burstyn (1932-) Actress. Born Edna Rae Gillooly, on December 7, 1932, in Detroit…
  • Michael Moriarty (-) Actor, playwright, musician, composer. Born April 5, 1941, in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Terry Bradshaw (1948- ) Former professional football player, television host, author, actor. Born on September 2, 1948, in Shreveport, Louisiana.
  • Val Kilmer (1959-) Actor, writer, musician. Born December 31, 1959 in Los Angeles.
  • Charo (1941- ) Singer, musician, actress. Born Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Molina Baeza on March 13, 1941 (some sources say January 15, 1951), in Murcia, Spain.
  • Drew Barrymore (1975-) Actress. Born Drew Blythe Barrymore, on February 22, 1975.
  • Laura Esquivel (1950- ) Mexican writer and author. Born on September 30,1950, in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Sissy Spacek (1949-) Actress. Born Mary Elizabeth Spacek, on December 25, 1949 in Quitman.
  • Edward James Olmos (1947- ) Actor, producer. Born on February 2, 1947, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Annette Funicello (1942-) Actress. Born October 22, 1942, in Utica, New York.
  • Carrie Fisher (1956-) Actress, writer. Born October 21, 1956 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Morgan Freeman (1937– ) Actor, director, narrator, born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
  • Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (1937-) Prizefighter. Born May 6, 1937, in Clifton, New Jersey. In 1966.
  • Joel Siegel (1943-2007) Critic, journalist, author, playwright. Born on July 7, 1943, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (1949-) Actress, comedienne. Born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 13.
  • Stevie Nicks (1948-) Rock singer, born Stephanie Lynn Nicks, on May 26, 1948, in Phoenix.
  • Jason Priestley (1969- ) Actor, director, producer. Born on August 28, 1969, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Bonnie Lu Nettles (1927-1985) A brief look at the life of Heaven’s Gate cult leader Bonnie Lu Nettles
  • Mary Kay Ash (1918–2001) Business leader, entrepreneur. Born Mary Kathlyn Wagner on May 12, 1918, in Hot Wells, Texas.
  • Christian Slater (1969– ) Actor, born in New York City, USA.
  • Melissa Gilbert (1964-) Actor, director. Born on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles.
  • Andie MacDowell (1958-) Model, actress. Born Rosalie Anderson MacDowell on April 21, 1958, in Gaffney, South Carolina .
  • Ron Popeil (1935 – ) Inventor and TV pitchman. Born on May 3, 1935, in New York City. The son of an inventor, the first products Popeil sold came from his father’s factory.
  • Richard Speck (1941-1991) Serial killer. Born Richard Benjamin Speck on June 12, 1941 in Kirkwood, Illinois .
  • Casey Affleck (1975- ) Actor, director, screenwriter. Born Caleb Casey Affleck on August 12, 1975 in Falmouth, Massachusetts.
  • Ben Affleck (1972-) Actor, screenwriter. Born Benjamin Geza Affleck, on August 15, 1972.
  • Patsy Kensit (1968-) Actress, singer. Born Patricia Jude Frances Kensit on March 4, 1968 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England .
  • Benjamin Bratt (1963-) Actor. Born in San Francisco, California, on December 16, 1963.
  • Julie Newmar (1933-) Actress. Born Julie Newmeyer, on August 16, 1933.
  • Diane Lane (1965-) Actress. Born on January 22, 1965, in New York City.
  • Ida Lupino (1918-1995) Actress, screenwriter, director. Born on February 4, 1918, in London, England.
  • George Reeves (1914-1959) Actor. Born George Brewer, on January 5, 1914, in the tiny farming community of Woolstock, Iowa.
  • Vince Gill (1957-) Country singer, songwriter, guitarist. Born Vincent Grant Gill.
  • Dorothy Gibson (1890-1946) Actress, Titanic survivor. Born in 1890 in Hoboken, New Jersey.
  • Kathie Lee Gifford (1953-) Television personality, singer. Born Kathie Lee Epstein on August 16 1953.
  • Kitty Dukakis (1936- ) Author, social worker, wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis. Born Katharine Dickson on December 26, 1936, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Bill Bixby (1934-1993) Actor. Born Wilfred Bailey Bixby on January 22, 1934 in San Francisco.
  • Eliýn Gonzýlez (1993-) Born December 6, 1993, in Cuba.
  • Ethan Hawke (1970-) Actor, director, screenwriter, novelist. Born November 6, 1970.
  • Meat Loaf (1951- ) Singer, songwriter, actor. Born Marvin Lee Aday on September 27, 1951 (some sources say 1947), in Dallas, Texas.
  • Jayne Meadows (1920- ) Actress. Born Jayne Cotter on September 27, 1920, in Wu-ch ang, China.
  • Lorena Bobbitt (1970 – ) Perpetrator of domestic abuse.
  • Stephen Hawking (1942 – ) Theoretical physicist, born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, SC England, UK.
  • Sante Kimes (1934 – ) Con artist, murderer.
  • George Hamilton (1939-) Actor. Born August 12, 1939, in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Amy Grant (1960- ) Singer, songwriter. Born on November 25, 1960, in Augusta, Georgia.
  • Ray Walston (1914-2001) Actor. Born November 2, 1914, in Laurel, Mississippi.
  • Bob Saget (1956- ) Actor, comedian, writer, director, producer. Born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Claudine Longet (1942–) Singer, murderer. Born Claudine Georgette Longet on January 29, 1942 in Paris, France.
  • Holly Hunter (1958-) Actress. Born March 20, 1958 in Conyers, Georgia.
  • Diana Ross (1944– ) Singer and actress. Born on March 26, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Teri Garr (1949-) Actress. Born December 11, 1949, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Marie de Médicis (1573-1642) Queen consort of Henry IV of France, born in Florence, Italy, the daughter of Francesco de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany.
  • Maureen O’Hara (1920-) Actress. Born Maureen FitzSimons, on August 17, 1920, in Ranelagh.
  • Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993) Actress and film star, born in Brussels, Belgium.
  • J.M. Barrie (1860 – 1937) Writer, playwright. Born on May 9, 1860, in Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland.
  • Audre Lorde (1934–1992) Poet, writer. Born Audre Geraldine Lorde on February 18, 1934, in New York, New York. Sylvester Stallone Film actor, director, and writer, born in New York City, USA.
  • Charles Dickens (1812-1870) KIDS VERSION. Like many of his characters, Dickens knew how hard life could be. He was born on February 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, England.
  • Garth Brooks (1962-) Country singer. Born Troyal Garth Brooks, on February 7, 1962.
  • Cheryl Tiegs (1947-) Model, clothing designer. Born in 1947.
  • Sean Penn Actor, writer, director, producer. Born August 17, 1960, in Burbank.
  • Norman (Kingsley) Mailer (1923–2007) Writer, born in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. He grew up in Brooklyn.
  • Marion Ross (1928-) Actress; born on October 25, 1928, in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
  • Michael Jordan (1963 – ) Professional basketball player, Olympic athlete, businessperson, actor. Born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Marshall Herff Applewhite (1931-1997) Co-founder of Heaven’s Gate cult. Born in 1931.
  • Gary Busey (1944-) Actor. Born William Gary Busey, on June 29, 1944, in Goose Creek.
  • Alva Belmont (1853–1933) Socialite, suffragist, and reformer. Born on January 17, 1853, in Mobile, Alabama.
  • Anne Heche (1969- ) Actress. Born on May 25, 1969, in Aurora, Ohio.
  • Alec Baldwin (1958-) Actor. Born Alexander Rae Baldwin III, on April 3,1958, in Amityville.
  • Paloma Picasso (1949-) Designer, businesswoman. Born April 19.
  • Edward M(oore) Kennedy (1932– ) US senator, born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (1961-) Actress. Born January 13, 1961 in New York City.
  • Linda McCartney (1941-1998) Photographer, author, musician, social activist. Born Linda Louise Eastman on September 24, 1941, in New York, New York.
  • John Jacob Astor (1864–1912) Financier, soldier, and inventor. Born on July 13, 1864, in Rhinebeck, New York.
  • Yvonne DeCarlo (1922-2007) Actress. Born Peggy Yvonne Middleton, on September 1, 1922.
  • Joan Bennett Kennedy (1936- ) Former wife of Senator Edward Kennedy, pianist. Born on September 9, 1936, in New York, New York.
  • Catherine Keener (1959-) Actress. Born on March 23, 1959, in Miami, Florida.
  • Liev Schreiber (1967-) Actor. Born Isaac Liev Shreiber, on October 4, 1967, in San Francisco, California.
  • Neil Armstrong (1930 – ) Astronaut, born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA.
  • Carol Burnett (1933– ) Television comedienne and actress, born in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Mickey Rourke (1956– ) Film actor, born in Schenectady, New York, USA.
  • Rosanna Arquette (1959- ) Actress, director, producer. Born on August 10, 1959, in New York, New York
  • Emma Thompson (1959– ) Actress, born in London, UK.
  • Pat Conroy (1945–) Writer. Born October 26, 1945, in Atlanta, Georgia. The first of seven children born into a military family.
  • Victoria Gotti (1962-) Editor, columnist, socialite. Born in New York City .
  • Lee Majors (1940-) Actor. Born Harvey Lee Yeary III on April 23, 1940 in Wyandotte.
  • Tom Arnold (1959- ) Actor, comedian, television host, writer. Born on March 6, 1959, in Ottumwa, Iowa.
  • Martha Beck (1919 – 1951) Martha Beck . Murderer. Born Martha Jule Seabrook in 1919 in Milton, Florida.
  • Carly Simon (1945-) Singer, songwriter, children’s book writer. Born on June 25, 1945, in New York City.
  • Prince Charles (1948– ) Eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
  • Princess Anne (1950– ) British Princess Royal.
  • Jean Harris (1923 – ) Murderer. Born Jean Struven in 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Lance Armstrong (1971-) Cyclist. Born September 18, 1971, in Plano, Texas.
  • Michael Hutchence (1960-1997) Singer. Born Michael Kelland John Hutchence on January 22, 1960, in Sydney, Australia.
  • Tim Allen (1953-) Actor, comedian. Born Tim Allen Dick, on June 13, 1953, in Denver.
  • Iman (1955-) Model, business executive. Born Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid on July 25 1955.
  • Brad Pitt (1963-) Actor. Born December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
  • Prince Harry (1984-) Royalty. Born Henry Charles Albert David on September 15, 1984, in London, England.
  • Yoko Ono (1933–) Multimedia artist, born in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Joe Piscopo Actor. Born Joseph Charles John Piscopo on June 17, 1951 in Passaic, New Jersey.
  • Kris Kristofferson (1936- ) Songwriter, singer, and actor. Born in 1936 in Brownsville, Texas.
  • Princess Caroline of Monaco (1957-) Princess of Monaco. Born Princess Caroline Louise Margueritte.
  • James Coburn (1928-2002) Film, television, and stage actor. Born August 31, 1928, in Laurel.
  • Augusta Savage (1892-1962) Artist, activist, educator. Born Augusta Christine Fells on February 29, 1892, in Green Cove Springs, Florida.
  • Martha Stewart (1941-) Lifestyle guru and businesswoman. Born Martha Kostyra, on August 3.
  • Ted Cassidy (1932–1979) Actor.
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979- ) Actress and singer-songwriter Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco, Texas, on February 21, 1979, and grew up in Nolanville, Texas.
  • Lorraine Bracco (1954- ) Actress. Born on October 2, 1954, in New York, New York.
  • Dennis Quaid (1954-) Actor, director, producer. Born April 9, 1954, in Houston, Texas.
  • Marjorie Merriweather Post (1887-1973) Socialite, heiress, businesswoman.
  • Halle Berry (1966-) Actress, model. Born August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Hulk Hogan Wrestler, actor. Born Terry Gene Bollea, on August 11, 1953.
  • Lucille Ball (1911 – 1989) Television comedienne and film actress, born in Celaron, New York.
  • Edna Buchanan (1939?- ) Writer, novelist, journalist. Born Edna Rydzik around 1939 in Patterson, New Jersey.
  • Bonnie Franklin (1944- ) Actress, singer, dancer. Born on January 6, 1944, in Santa Monica, California.
  • Marlene Dietrich (1901 – 1992) Film actress and singer, born in Berlin, Germany.
  • Queen of Scots Mary (1542–87) Queen of Scotland (1542–87) and queen consort of France…
  • Heath Ledger Actor. Born April 4, 1979, Perth, Western Australia—died January 22, 2008, New York City.
  • Joe Pesci (1943-) Actor. Born Joseph Pesci on February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Tony Danza (1951-) Actor, director, producer. Born Anthony Iadanza on April 21.
  • Jerry Hall (1956-) Model, actress. Born Jerry Faye Hall on July 2, 1956, in Mesquite.
  • Leslie Nielsen (1926-) Actor. Born on February 11, 1926, in Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Rene Balcer (1954-) Writer, producer. Born February 9, 1954, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Spike Jonze (1969-) Director, actor, producer. Born Adam Spiegel, in 1969, in Rockville.
  • Queen Elizabeth II Queen of the United Kingdom (1952– )
  • Rufus Wainwright (1974-) Singer, songwriter. Born in 1974 in Montreal, Canada.
  • Donald O’Connor (1925-2003) Actor. Born August 28, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Mark Wahlberg (1971-) Actor, former rapper. Born June 5, 1971, in Dorchester.
  • Cat Stevens (1948-) Musician. Born Stephen Demetre Georgiou on July 21, 1948 in London, England.
  • Don Imus (1940-) Radio talk show host. Born John Donald Imus, on July 23, 1940.
  • Chris Cornell (1964–) Musician. Born Christopher John Boyle on July 20, 1964 in Seattle, Washington. One of six children born into an Irish Catholic and Jewish family.
  • Don Cornelius (1936- ) Producer, entrepreneur, television personality. Born on September 27, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Sofia Coppola (1971-) Director, producer, screenwriter. Born May 12, 1971 in New York City.
  • Lyle Lovett (1957-) Musician, singer, songwriter, actor.
  • Mary Kay Letourneau (1962-) Former elementary school teacher and convicted sex offender.
  • Janet Jackson (1966-) Singer, songwriter, actress. Born May 16, 1966, in Gary, Indiana.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (1958-) Actress, comedian. Born January 26, 1958 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Jesse L. Martin (1969-) Actor. Born Jesse Lamont Watkins, on January 18, 1969, in Rocky Mount, Virginia.
  • Sade (1959-) Musician, singer. Born Helen Folasade Adu on January 16, 1959 in Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Lauren Graham (1967- ) Actress. Born on March 16, 1967, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Tony Hawk (1968 – ) Professional skateboarder. Born on May 12, 1968, in San Diego, California.
  • John Allen Muhammad (1960- ) Murderer. Born John Allen Williams on December 31, 1960, in Louisiana.
  • Lon Chaney, Jr. (1906–1973) Lon Chaney, Jr. was born Creighton Tull Chaney on February 10, 1906 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Sean Taylor (1983-2007) Sean Taylor was born April 1, 1983 in Miami. He is a star safety with the Washington Redskins.
  • Dave Grohl (1969- ) Musician, singer, songwriter. Born David Eric Grohl on January 14, 1969, in Warren, Ohio.
  • Wesley Snipes (1962-) Actor, producer. Born July 31, 1962 in Orlando, Florida.
  • Nick Nolte (1940– ) Film actor, born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
  • Victor Mature (1913–1999) Actor. Born on January 29, 1913, in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • John Lennon (1940 – 1980) Pop star, composer, songwriter, and recording artist.
  • Russell Crowe (1964-) Actor. Born April 7, 1964, in Wellington, New Zealand.
  • John P. Marquand (1893–1960) Writer, novelist. Born on November 10, 1893, in Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Kristin Scott Thomas (1960-) Actress. Born May 24, 1960, in Redruth, England.
  • Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson (1972-) Professional wrestler, actor. Born Dwayne Douglas Johnson on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California.
  • Paul Newman (1925 – 2008) Film actor and director, born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • Nancy (Langhorne) Astor, Viscountess Astor (1879–1964) British politician. Born Nancy Langhorne on May 19, 1879, in Danville, Virginia.
  • Betty Ford (1918 – ) Former U.S. first lady, social reformer. Born Elizabeth Ann Bloomer on April 8, 1918, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Judy Blume (1938– ) Writer, born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA.
  • Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd (1904-1934) Criminal, bank robber. Born Charles Arthur Floyd in Georgia.
  • Jewel (1974- ) Singer, songwriter. Born Jewel Kilcher on May 23, 1974, in Payson, Utah.
  • Angelo (The Hillside Strangler) Buono (1934-2002) Serial killer. Born October 5, 1934 in Rochester, New York.
  • Carolyn Bessette Kennedy (1966-1999) Wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. Born in White Plains, New York.
  • Howard Stern (1954– ) Radio disc-jockey, author, and television talk-show host.
  • Tiny Tim (1932–1996) Singer, ukulele player, musical archivist.
  • Terry Nichols Convicted murderer, conspirator. Born Terry Lynn Nichols on April 1, 1955, near Lapeer, Michigan.
  • Christina Onassis (1950-1988) Heiress and businesswoman. Born December 11, 1950 in New York City.
  • Amy Fisher (1974 – ) Attempted murderer, writer.
  • Daryl Hannah (1960–) Actor, environmentalist, and animal rights
  • John Leguizamo (1964–) Actor, comedian. Born July 22, 1964, in Bogotý, Columbia.
  • Kid Rock (1971-) Kid Rock was born Robert James Ritchie on January 17, 1971, in Romeo, Michigan, a small rural town north of the Detroit metro area.
  • Leonard Nimoy (1931– ) Actor, director, producer, and writer, born in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Carleton S. (Carly) Fiorina (1954-) When Carly Fiorina told her father, a law professor, that she’d decided to drop out of law school after her first year at UCLA.
  • Lady Lucy Duff Gordon (1863-1935) Clothing designer, Titanic survivor. Born Lucy Christiana Sutherland on June 13, 1863.
  • George Dzundza (1945-) Actor. Born July 19, 1945, in Rosenheim, Germany.
  • Elizabeth Montgomery (1933-1995) Actress, born on April 15, 1933, to actress Elizabeth Allen and actor-director Robert Montgomery.
  • Minnie Driver (1971-) Actress. Born Amelia Driver, on January 31, 1971, in London, England.
  • Rosemary Clooney (1928–2002) Singer, born in Maysville, Kentucky, USA.
  • Johnny Depp (1963-) Actor, director, musician. Born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963.
  • Kevin Federline (1978- ) Singer, dancer, model. Born Kevin Earl Federline on March 21, 1978 in Fresno, California.
  • Patricia Richardson (1951- ) Actress. Born on February 23, 1951, in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Jimmy Smits (1955-) Actor. Born July 9, 1955, in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Anne Bancroft (1931-2005) Actress. Born Anna Maria Louisa Italiano on September 17, 1931, in New York, New York.
  • Thomas Hamilton (Dunblane Massacre) (1952 – 1996) Murderer. Born May 10, 1952 in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • William S. Paley (1901 – 1990) American broadcaster, founder of CBS. Born September 28, 1901.
  • Shirley Jones (1934-) Actress, singer. Born March 31, 1934, in Smithton, Pennsylvania.
  • Viggo Mortensen (1958– ) Actor, born in Manhattan, New York, USA.
  • Liza (May) Minnelli (1946– ) Singer and actress, born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • Mia Farrow (1945– ) Film actress, born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • J. K. Rowling (1965- ) The “J. K.” in J. K. Rowling’s name stands for Joanne Kathleen and she was born in Chipping Sodbury, England, on July 31, 1965. (Kids Version of article)
  • Heidi Klum (1973- ) Model, actress, television host, designer, businessperson. Born on June 1, 1973, in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.
  • Susan Smith (1971–) Murderer. Born Susan Leigh Vaughan on September 26, 1971 in Union, South Carolina.
  • Wayne Brady (1972-) Comedian, actor. Born June 2, 1972, in Orlando, Florida .
  • James McAvoy (1979- ) Actor. Born in 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Lionel Richie (1949– ) Singer and songwriter, born in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA.
  • Donna Reed (1921-1986) Actress. Born Donna Belle Mullenger on January 27, 1921, in Denison, Iowa.
  • Mary Pickford (1893 – 1979) Actress, producer, screenwriter. Born Gladys Mary Smith on April 8, 1892, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Marianne Faithfull (1946- ) Singer, songwriter, actress. Born on December 29, 1946, in London, England.
  • Steve Martin (1945-) Actor, comedian, writer, playwright and producer. Born August 14 1945.
  • Jane Alexander (1939- ) Actress. Born Jane Quigley on October 28, 1939, in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • The Osmonds (The Osmond Family) (-) Musical group. Born and raised by George and Olive Osmond in Provo.
  • Jude Law (1972-) Actor. Born December 29, 1972, in Lewisham, London, England.
  • Lee J. Cobb (1911-1976) Actor. Born Leo Jacob Cobb on December 8.
  • Dick Powell (1904-1963) Actor, singer, director, producer. Born Richard Powell.
  • Demi Moore (1962- ) Film actress, producer, and director, born in Roswell, New Mexico.
  • Randy Jackson (1956- ) Musician, record producer, television personality. Born Randall Matthew Jackson on June 23, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Robert Blake (1933-) Actor. Born Michael Gubitosi (professionally known as Robert Blake).
  • James Caan (1940-) Actor. Born March 26, 1940 (some sources say 1939), in the Bronx.
  • Dave Coulier Actor. Born on September 21, 1959, in St. Clair Lakes, Michigan.
  • Peter Lawford (1923–84) Actor, born Peter Sidney Lawford, on September 7, 1923 in London.
  • Michael Evans (1920-2007) Stage and screen actor Michael Evans was best known for his long-running role as Col. Douglas Austin on the CBS soap opera “The Young and the Restless.”
  • Samantha Morton (1977-) Actress. Born in 1977, in Nottingham, England. One of six children.
  • Don Knotts (1924-2006) Actor and comedian. Born July 21, 1924, in Morgantown, West Virginia.
  • Freddie, Jr. Prinze (1976-) Actor. Born Freddie James Prinze, Jr. on March 8, 1976.
  • Barbara Seaman (1935- ) Writer and social activist. Born Barbara Rosner on September 11, 1935, in New York, New York.
  • Steven Seagal (1951-) Actor, writer, musician, producer. Born April 10, 1951 in Lansing, Michigan.
  • Jessica Simpson (1980-) Singer, actress. Born July 10, 1980 in Dallas, Texas.
  • Chris(tine Marie) Evert (Lloyd) (1954– ) Tennis player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
  • Joanna Kerns (1953- ) Actress, director. Born on February 12, 1953, in San Francisco, California.
  • Laura Linney (1964-) Actress. Born February 5, 1964, in New York, New York.
  • Geraldo Rivera (1943– ) Television journalist, born in New York City, New York, USA.
  • Jeffrey Skilling (1953 – ) Business executive. Born Jeffrey Keith Skilling on November 25, 1953.
  • Sinead O’Connor (1966-) Singer-songwriter. Born December 8, 1966, in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Michelle Yeoh (1962–) Actress and dancer, Malaysian born Michelle Yeoh became known to western audiences by teaming up with James Bond to save the world in 1997’s Tomorrow Never Dies and in the 2000 Oscar-winning epic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon directed by Ang Lee.
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 – 1902) Women’s rights leader and feminist pioneer, born in Johnstown.
  • Priscilla (Beaulieu) Presley (1945-) Actress. Born in Brooklyn, NY.
  • Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977) Popular singer and film actor, born in Tupelo, Mississippi, USA.
  • Jennifer Jones (1919-) Actress. Born Phyllis Flora Isley (professionally known as Jennifer Jones), on March 2, 1919, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • James Clark (1944-) FAST FACTS BORN: 1944 NATIVE CITY: Plainview.
  • Emilio Estevez (1962- ) Actor, director, and writer. Born on May 12, 1962, in New York, New York.
  • Joy Behar (1942-) Comedian, cohost of The View. Born in 1942, in Brooklyn.
  • Jet Li Martial artist, actor. Jet Li Lian Jie was born on April 26, 1963 in Heibei, on the outskirts of Beijing, China. His father died when he was two.
  • Judith Light (1949- ) Actress. Born Judith Ellen Licht on February 9, 1949, in Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Kristin Davis (1965-) Actress. Born Kristin Landen Davis on February 23, 1965, in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Julie Kavner (1951- ) Actress. Born on September 7, 1951, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Joseph Jackson Music manager. Born Joseph Walter Jackson on July 26, 1929, in Fountain Hill, Arkansas.
  • Katherine Jackson Public figure, mother of pop star Michael Jackson. Born Kattie B. Screws in Barbour County, Alabama.
  • Tori Spelling Actress, author. Born Victoria Davey “Tori” Spelling on May 16, 1973, in Los Angeles, California.
  • Brooke Shields (1965-) Actress. Born May 31, 1965, in New York City.
  • David Hasselhoff (1952-) Actor, director, producer, musician. Born David Michael Hasselhoff on July 17, 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland .
  • Kim Kardashian Model, actress, entrepreneur. Born October 21, 1980, in Beverly Hills, California.
  • Debbie Rowe Hollywood personality. Born Deborah Jeanne Rowe on December 6, 1958.
  • Farrah Fawcett (1947-) Actress. Born Farrah Leni Fawcett, on February 2, 1947.
  • Ving Rhames Actor. Born Irving Rameses “Ving” Rhames in Harlem, New York City.
  • Ben Carson Neurosurgeon. Benjamin Solomon Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan, on September 18, 1951.
  • Edith Bouvier Beale Performer, featured in the documentary film Grey Gardens. Edith Ewing Beale Singer, documentary subject. Born October 5, 1895, died February 5, 1977. One of the subjects of the 1975 documentary classic, Grey Gardens.
  • Evelyn Billie Frechette Public figure. Born Evelyn Frechette in 1907 on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin.
  • Jodie Sweetin Actress. Born Jodie Lee Ann Sweetin on January 19, 1982 in Los Angeles, California.

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