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Famous People Born in 1947

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List of famous people born in 1947, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1947 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 1947. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1947, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1947 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

List ranges from David Bowie to Arnold Schwarzenegger and more.

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    Albert Lawrence Brooks (born Albert Lawrence Einstein; July 22, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for 1987's Broadcast News and was widely praised for his performance in the 2011 film Drive. His voice acting credits include, Marlin in Finding Nemo (2003) and Finding Dory (2016), and recurring guest voices for The Simpsons, including Russ Cargill in The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Hank Scorpio. He has written, directed, and starred in several comedy films, such as Modern Romance (1981), Lost in America (1985), and Defending Your Life (1991). He is also the author of 2030: The Real Story of What Happens...  more
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, USA
    • Gender: Male

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  • Barbara Bach, Lady Starkey (born August 27, 1947) is an American actress and model, best known for her role as the Bond girl Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me. ...  more
    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Gender: Female

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    Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel (born August 14, 1947) is an American writer, best known for her romance novels. She is the bestselling author alive and the fourth bestselling fiction author of all time, with over 800 million copies sold. She has written 179 books, including over 146 novels.Based in California for most of her career, Steel has produced several books a year, often juggling up to five projects at once. Despite "a resounding lack of critical acclaim" (Publishers Weekly), all her novels have been bestsellers, including those issued in hardback. Her formula is fairly consistent, often involving rich families facing a crisis, threatened by dark elements such as...  more
    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Gender: Female

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    Cynthia Jane "Cindy" Williams (born August 22, 1947) is an American actress best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976–1982)....  more
    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Gender: Female

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