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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: New York City, USA, New York, Astoria

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

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#33 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#43 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#43 on The Best Female Celebrity Role Models

#18 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '80s

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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: 62

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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#75 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#34 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

#83 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#38 on The Most Successful Saturday Night Live Alumni

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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: 62

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: 62

Birthplace: USA, North Chicago, Illinois

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

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#59 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#71 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#83 on The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band

#57 on The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

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Bebe Buell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Beverle Lorence "Bebe" Buell is an American fashion model and singer, and Playboy magazine's November 1974 Playmate of the Month. She is also known for dating rock musicians, and her social relationships with musical and cultural icons cross four decades. She is actress Liv Tyler's mother from a ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Model, Singer

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David Berkowitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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David Richard Berkowitz, also known as the Son of Sam and the .44 Caliber Killer, is an American serial killer convicted of a series of shooting attacks that began in New York City in the summer of 1976. Perpetrated with a .44 caliber Bulldog revolver, he killed six victims and wounded seven others ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Cornel West is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Cornel Ronald West is an American philosopher, academic, activist, author, public intellectual, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. The son of a Baptist minister, West received his undergraduate education at Harvard University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in 1973, ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Author, Actor, Writer Critic, + more

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Alan Moore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Alan Moore is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and From Hell. Frequently described as the best graphic novel writer in history, he has been called "one of the most important British writers of the last fifty years". He has occasionally ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Northampton, United Kingdom

Profession: Musician, Novelist, Screenwriter, Cartoonist Author, + more

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