30s Famous People Born in 1930

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List of famous people born in 1930, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1930 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 1930. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1930, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1930 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

Clint Eastwood and Sean Connery are included in this list.

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1930
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Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti Westerns during the 1960s, and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. These roles, among others, have made him an enduring cultural icon of masculinity. For his work in the Western film Unforgiven and the sports drama Million Dollar Baby, Eastwood won Academy Awards for Best Director and Producer of the Best Picture, as well as receiving nominations for Best Actor. His greatest commercial successes have been the adventure ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1930
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Eugene "Gene" Allen Hackman is an American actor and novelist. In a career spanning five decades, Hackman has been nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, including best actor in The French Connection. In addition, Hackman has won three Golden Globes and two BAFTAs. He first came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde. His major subsequent films include The French Connection, in which he played Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle; The Poseidon Adventure; The Conversation; Superman, in which he played arch-villain Lex Luthor; Hoosiers; Mississippi Burning; Unforgiven; The Firm; Crimson Tide; Get Shorty; The Birdcage; Enemy of the State; and The Royal Tenenbaums. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States of America

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George Soros is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1930
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George Soros is a Hungarian-born American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management. He is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bank of England" because of his short sale of US$10 billion worth of pounds, giving him a profit of $1 billion during the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency crisis. Soros is one of the thirty richest people in the world. Soros is a well-known supporter of progressive-liberal political causes. Between 1979 and 2011, Soros gave away over $8 billion to human rights, public health, and education causes. He played a significant role in the peaceful transition from communism to capitalism in Eastern Europe and provided one of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

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Buzz Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1930
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Buzz Aldrin is an American engineer and former astronaut, and the second person to walk on the Moon. He was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. He set foot on the Moon at 03:15:16 on July 21, 1969, following mission commander Neil Armstrong. He is also a former U.S. Air Force officer and a Command Pilot. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA

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