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Famous People Born in 1944

List of famous people born in 1944, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1944 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1944. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1944, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1944 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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    Diana Ernestine Earle Ross is an American singer, actress, record producer and an occasional songwriter. Born and raised in Detroit, she rose to fame as a founding member and lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, which, during the 1960s, became Motown's most successful act and is to this day ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor + 3 more
    • Credits: The Land Before Time, Lady Sings the Blues, The Wiz, Mahogany, Double Platinum + 8 more
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    Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. is an American actor, producer and director. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma on Taxi, for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He went on to become a major film star, known for his roles in films and for his voiceover ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Businessperson, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer + 4 more
    • Credits: Men in Black, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Batman Returns, Hercules, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia + 105 more
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    Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein is an American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Later, he entered the entertainment field and became an actor, comedian, and Emmy ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    • Profession: Commentator, Financial adviser, Author, Actor, Writer + 10 more
    • Credits: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Mask, Ghostbusters II, Married... with Children, Planes + 46 more
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    Dan "Danny" Trejo is an American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, often as hypermasculine characters, villains and anti-heroes. Some of his notable films include Heat, Con Air, and Desperado, the latter with frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez. Trejo is perhaps most recognizable as ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Heat, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, From Dusk till Dawn, Con Air, Halloween + 153 more
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    Barbara Carrera is a Nicaraguan American film and television actress and former model. She is best known for her roles as Bond girl Fatima Blush in Never Say Never Again and as Angelica Nero on the soap opera Dallas. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: San Carlos, Nicaragua
    • Profession: Painter, Model, Actor
    • Credits: Dallas, Condorman, Never Say Never Again, Loverboy, Lone Wolf McQuade + 21 more
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    Anita Pallenberg is an Italian-born actress, model, and fashion designer. She was the romantic partner of Rolling Stones multi-instrumentalist and guitarist Brian Jones and later the partner of Keith Richards, the guitarist of the same band, from 1967 to 1979, by whom she has two surviving children. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Model, Actor
    • Credits: Barbarella, Performance, Candy, Chéri, 4:44 Last Day on Earth + 10 more
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    Dennis Franz is an American actor best known for his role as Detective Andy Sipowicz in the ABC television series NYPD Blue. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Maywood, Proviso Township, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Scarface, Die Hard 2, Dressed to Kill, NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues + 20 more
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    Alan Richard "Al" Michaels is an American television sportscaster. Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades with ABC Sports, Michaels is perhaps best known for his many years calling play-by-play of National Football League games, including nearly two decades with Monday Night Football. He ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Commentator, Announcer, Journalist, Actor, Voice acting + 1 more
    • Credits: Jerry Maguire, Miracle, BASEketball, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, Monday Night Football + 4 more
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    Alice Malsenior Walker is an American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote Meridian and The Third Life of Grange Copeland among other works. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Poet, Novelist, Author, Writer
    • Credits: The Color Purple, Fierce Light, Jennifer Berezan: Praises for the World
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    Craig The Nelson is an American actor. He is best known for his Emmy-winning role as Hayden Fox on the TV series Coach, Deputy Ward Wilson in the 1980 film Stir Crazy, Steven Freeling in the 1982 film Poltergeist, the Warden in My Name is Earl, and Mr. Incredible in the 2004 film The Incredibles. He ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Incredibles, Poltergeist, The Devil's Advocate, Parenthood, Wag the Dog + 56 more
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    Bonnie Gail Franklin was an American actress, best known for her leading role in the television series One Day at a Time. She was nominated for Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe Awards. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 69 (1944-2013)
    • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Actor
    • Credits: One Day at a Time, Charles in Charge, The Law, Hanna-Barbera's All-Star Comedy Ice Revue, Invisible Diplomats + 4 more
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    Dennis Carl Wilson was an American drummer, singer and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Beach Boys, alongside his brothers, Brian and Carl, cousin, Mike Love, and neighbor, Al Jardine. Wilson was a member of the band from its formation until his death in 1983, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 39 (1944-1983)
    • Birthplace: Hawthorne, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Drummer
    • Credits: Two-Lane Blacktop, The Monkey's Uncle, The Beach Boys: An American Band, Beach Boys: The Lost Concert, The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Tour
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    Catherine Schell is a Hungarian-born actress best known for her work in British television, in particular her portrayal of Maya in the science-fiction series Space: 1999. Schell came to prominence in various British film and television productions of the 1960s and 1970s. Although she acted under the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: On Her Majesty's Secret Service, The Return of the Pink Panther, Space: 1999, Moon Zero Two, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson + 10 more
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    William Charles "Bill" Ayers is an American elementary education theorist and a former leader in the counterculture movement who opposed U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. He is known for his 1960s radical activism as well as his current work in education reform, curriculum, and instruction. In 1969 ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist, Professor, Author
    • Credits: The Weather Underground, Underground, Moving On
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    Raymond Louis "Ray" Heenan, also known as Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, is an American former professional wrestling manager, wrestler and color commentator, best known for his time with the American Wrestling Association, the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. He was known for his ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler
    • Credits: WCW Monday Nitro, Saturday Night's Main Event, WCW WorldWide, AWA All-Star Wrestling, WWF Wrestling Challenge + 3 more
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    Christine Chubbuck was an American television news reporter who worked for WTOG and WXLT-TV in Florida during her career. She is noted for committing suicide during a live television broadcast. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 30 (1944-1974)
    • Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist
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    Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Communist Party USA, and had close relations with the Black Panther Party through her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist, Educator, Author, Actor, Political Activist + 2 more
    • Credits: Black is... Black Ain't, The History Makers: Courage
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    Anne Randall is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its May 1967 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli. In 1959, Barbara became a regular on the KPIX Dance Party, an afternoon television show featuring teenagers dancing to popular music, broadcast on ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Alameda, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Model, Actor
    • Credits: Westworld, J-Men Forever, Hell's Bloody Devils, Model Shop, The Night Strangler + 4 more
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    Kyriaki "Corinna" Tsopei is a beauty pageant winner and actress. In 1964, Tsopei became the first Greek winner of the Miss Universe pageant. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Athens, Greece
    • Profession: Fashion Model, Actor
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    Anne Josephine Robinson is an English television presenter and journalist, known for her assertive views and acerbic style of presenting. She was one of the presenters on the long-running British series Watchdog from 1993 to 2001, before returning in 2009. She gained fame as the hostess of the BBC game ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Crosby, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Journalist, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Weakest Link, The Weakest Link, Weakest Link, The Weakest Link, West + 6 more
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