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List of famous people born in 1944, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1944 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 1944. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1944, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1944 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Danny DeVito is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1944
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Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. is an American actor, producer and director. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma on Taxi, for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He went on to become a major film star, known for his roles in films and for his voiceover work in films. DeVito co-founded Jersey Films with Michael Shamberg. Soon afterwards, Stacey Sher became an equal partner. The production company is known for films such as Pulp Fiction, Garden State, and Freedom Writers. DeVito also owns Jersey Television, which produced the Comedy Central series Reno 911!. DeVito and wife Rhea Perlman starred together in his 1996 film Matilda, based on Roald ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States of America

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Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1944
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Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein is an American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Later, he entered the entertainment field and became an actor, comedian, and Emmy Award-winning game show host. Stein has frequently written commentaries on economic, political, and social issues, along with financial advice to individual investors. He is the son of economist and writer Herbert Stein, who worked at the White House under President Nixon. His sister, Rachel, is also a writer. While as a character actor he is well known for his droning, monotonous delivery, in real ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Danny Trejo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1944
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Dan "Danny" Trejo is an American actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, often as hypermasculine characters, villains and anti-heroes. Some of his notable films include Heat, Con Air, and Desperado, the latter with frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez. Trejo is perhaps most recognizable as the character Machete, originally developed by Rodriguez for the Spy Kids series of movies and later expanded into Trejo's own series of films aimed at a more adult audience. He also appeared in TV shows such as Breaking Bad and Sons of Anarchy. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1944
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Raymond Louis "Ray" Heenan, also known as Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, is an American former professional wrestling manager, wrestler and color commentator, best known for his time with the American Wrestling Association, the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. He was known for his skill in drawing heel heat for himself and his wrestlers, and for his on-screen repartee with Gorilla Monsoon as a color commentator. World Wrestling Entertainment described Heenan as "one of sports-entertainment's best loved legends". Heenan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004 by Blackjack Lanza. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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