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List of famous people born in 1937, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1937 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 1937. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1937, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1937 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

List is made up of many different celebs, including Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.

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Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1937
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William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by landing a starring role in the 1960s show I Spy. During its first two seasons, he was a regular on the children's television series The Electric Company. Cosby is known for creating the cartoon comedy series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in an urban area. Cosby has also been a film actor. Beginning in the 1980s, Cosby produced and starred in a sitcom, The Cosby Show; the show aired from 1984 to 1992 and was rated as the number one show in America for five years, 1984 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1937
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Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter. After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and was then spotted by Laurence Olivier who invited him to join the Royal National Theatre. In 1968, he got his break in film in The Lion in Winter, playing Richard I. Considered to be one of the greatest living actors, Hopkins is well known for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, its sequel Hannibal, and the prequel Red Dragon. Other notable films include The Mask of Zorro, The ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Margam, United Kingdom

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Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1937
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Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He first drew critical praise for starring in the play Eh?, for which he won a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award. This was soon followed by his breakthrough 1967 film role as Benjamin Braddock, the title character in The Graduate. Since then, Hoffman's career has largely been focused on cinema, with sporadic returns to television and the stage. His subsequent notable films include Midnight Cowboy, Little Big Man, Straw Dogs, Papillon, Lenny, Marathon Man, All the President's Men, Kramer vs. Kramer, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1937
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Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005, the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor, as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, holding the latter position during the Persian Gulf War. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and was the first of two consecutive African American office-holders to hold the key administration position ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

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