The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1942

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking (1942 - 2018)

English physicist and author
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert (1942 - 2013)

American journalist, critic, and screenwriter
Joe Biden

Joe Biden (79)

American politician and 46th President of the United States
Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix (1942 - 1970)

American rock musician
Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford (79)

American actor and producer
Annette Funicello

Annette Funicello (1942 - 2013)

American actress and singer
Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney (80)

English rock musician
Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan (79)

Indian actor
Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand (80)

American singer, actress, producer, and director
John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy (1942 - 1994)

American serial killer
Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi (1942 - 2011)

Libyan politician, Prime Minister of Libya
Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg (80)

American businessman, philanthropist and politician
Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese (79)

American director, screenwriter and producer
Judith Sheindlin

Judith Sheindlin (79)

American lawyer and TV personality
George Jung

George Jung (1942 - 2021)

American drug trafficker and smuggler
Bob Ross

Bob Ross (1942 - 1995)

American painter and TV host
Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein (79)

American fashion designer
Carole King

Carole King (80)

American singer-songwriter and pianist
Ian McShane

Ian McShane (79)

English actor
Lou Reed

Lou Reed (1942 - 2013)

American singer-songwriter
Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog (79)

German director
Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly (79)

Scottish comedian
Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna (1942 - 2012)

Indian actor, singer, and producer
Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson (80)

American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer
Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes (1942 - 2008)

American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor
Hu Jintao

Hu Jintao (79)

Chinese politician
Brian Jones

Brian Jones (1942 - 1969)

English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell (80)

American politician
Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio (1942 - 2010)

American heavy metal singer and songwriter
Ann Dunham

Ann Dunham (1942 - 1995)

American anthropologist
Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton (1942 - 2008)

American writer, director and producer
Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia (1942 - 1995)

American musician and guitarist
Carlos Hathcock

Carlos Hathcock (1942 - 1999)

American Marine Corps sniper
Michael Haneke

Michael Haneke (80)

Austrian filmmaker and author
Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn (1942 - 1999)

American actress
Britt Ekland

Britt Ekland (79)

Swedish actress
Joy Behar

Joy Behar (79)

American talk show host and actress
Wayne Newton

Wayne Newton (80)

American singer and actor
Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma (80)

African politician
Terry Jones

Terry Jones (1942 - 2020)

Welsh actor, director, and screenwriter
Iron Sheik

Iron Sheik (80)

Professional wrestler
Huey P. Newton

Huey P. Newton (1942 - 1989)

American activist, co-founded the Black Panther Party

Jeetendra (80)

Indian actor
Richard O'Brien

Richard O'Brien (80)

English actor and writer
Sandra Dee

Sandra Dee (1942 - 2005)

American actress
Larry Flynt

Larry Flynt (1942 - 2021)

American publisher and entrepreneur
Claudine Longet

Claudine Longet (80)

French-American singer, actress, and dancer
Frankie Lymon

Frankie Lymon (1942 - 1968)

American singer-songwriter
Fred Thompson

Fred Thompson (1942 - 2015)

American politician and actor
Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette (1942 - 1998)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist