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List of famous people born in 1953, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1953 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 1953. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1953, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1953 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Cyndi Lauper is a co-founder of True Colors Fund. ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Singer, + more

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Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Dennis Miller is an American stand-up comedian, talk show host, political commentator, sports commentator, actor, television personality, and radio personality. He is known for his critical assessments laced with pop culture references. He rose to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in ...more

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Age: 64

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, + more

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Ben Bernanke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Ben Shalom Bernanke is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served two terms as chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States from 2006 to 2014. During his tenure as chairman, Bernanke oversaw the Federal Reserve's response to the late-2000s financial ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Professor, Economist, Banker

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Chaka Khan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Chaka Khan is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often dubbed the "Queen of Funk", Khan has won ten Grammys and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide. ...more

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Age: 64

Birthplace: North Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, + more

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#59 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

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