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List of famous people born in 1936, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1936 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 1936. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1936, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1936 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

List is made up of a variety of celebs, including Wilt Chamberlain and Robert Redford.

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Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke and Dan August. His breakout film role was as Lewis Medlock in Deliverance. Reynolds played the leading role in a number of box office hits, such as The Longest Yard, Smokey and the Bandit, Semi-Tough, Hooper, Smokey and the Bandit II, The Cannonball Run. After a few box office failures, Reynolds returned to television, starring in the sitcom Evening Shade. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Lansing

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Dennis Hopper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist. He attended the Actors Studio, making his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared in two films with James Dean. In the next ten years he made a name in television, and by the end of the 1960s had appeared in several films. Hopper also began a prolific and acclaimed photography career in the 1960s. In 1969 Hopper directed and starred in Easy Rider, winning an award at the Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay as co-writer. Journalist Ann Hornaday wrote: "With its portrait of counterculture heroes raising their middle fingers to the uptight ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1936-2010)

Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America

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Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H and Arnold Vinick in The West Wing, and his supporting role in the 2004 film The Aviator, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Journalism and a member of the advisory board of The Center for Communicating Science and the Future of Life Institute. He serves on the board of the World Science Festival and is a judge for Math-O-Vision. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

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

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Andrei Chikatilo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo was a Soviet serial killer, nicknamed the Butcher of Rostov, the Red Ripper, and the Rostov Ripper, who committed the sexual assault, murder and mutilation of a minimum of 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990 in the Russian SFSR, the Ukrainian SSR and the Uzbek SSR. Chikatilo confessed to a total of 56 murders and was tried for 53 of these killings in April 1992. He was convicted and sentenced to death for 52 of these murders in October 1992 and subsequently executed in February 1994. Chikatilo was known by such titles as the Rostov Ripper and the Butcher of Rostov because the majority of his murders were committed in the Rostov Oblast of the Russian SFSR. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 58 (1936-1994)

Birthplace: Sumy Oblast, Ukraine

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