The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1939

Phil Spector

Phil Spector (1939 - 2021)

American songwriter and music producer
Tina Turner

Tina Turner (1939 - 2023)

American singer and songwriter
Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen (84)

English actor
Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper (1939 - 2019)

American actress
Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye (1939 - 1984)

American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist
Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola (85)

American director
John Cleese

John Cleese (84)

British actor and comedian
Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin (84)

American actress, comedian and writer
Harvey Keitel

Harvey Keitel (84)

American actor
George Lazenby

George Lazenby (84)

Australian actor
Lee Majors

Lee Majors (84)

American actor
Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren (84)

American fashion designer
Grace Slick

Grace Slick (84)

American singer and songwriter
Paul Hogan

Paul Hogan (84)

Australian actor
Ali Khamenei

Ali Khamenei (84)

Iranian politician, 2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood (84)

Canadian writer
Dick Vitale

Dick Vitale (84)

American sportscaster
Ali MacGraw

Ali MacGraw (85)

American actress
James Fox

James Fox (84)

English actor
Karen Black

Karen Black (1939 - 2013)

American actress
Sal Mineo

Sal Mineo (1939 - 1976)

American actor
Cynthia Lennon

Cynthia Lennon (1939 - 2015)

English ex-wife of John Lennon
Wes Craven

Wes Craven (1939 - 2015)

American director
Eddie Kendricks

Eddie Kendricks (1939 - 1992)

American singer and songwriter
Ginger Baker

Ginger Baker (1939 - 2019)

English drummer and songwriter
Phil Everly

Phil Everly (1939 - 2014)

American singer
Maury Povich

Maury Povich (85)

American talk show host
David Allan Coe

David Allan Coe (84)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
John Howard

John Howard (84)

Australian politician, 25th Prime Minister of Australia
Joel Schumacher

Joel Schumacher (1939 - 2020)

American director
David Frost

David Frost (1939 - 2013)

Television presenter, journalist, comedian, writer
Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen (1939 - 2021)

American author
Mike Ditka

Mike Ditka (84)

American football player and coach
Christina Crawford

Christina Crawford (84)

American actress and writer
Judy Collins

Judy Collins (84)

American singer-songwriter and musician
Neil Sedaka

Neil Sedaka (85)

American singer and songwriter
Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter (1939 - 2010)

American actress
Brian Mulroney

Brian Mulroney (85)

Canadian politician 18th Prime Minister of Canada
Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer (85)

Australian journalist and author
Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek (1939 - 2013)

American musician, singer and producer
Robert Hansen

Robert Hansen (1939 - 2014)

American serial killer
John Peel

John Peel (1939 - 2004)

English radio host and producer
John Sculley

John Sculley (85)

American Businessman
Don Williams

Don Williams (1939 - 2017)

American singer