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List of famous people born in 1948, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1948 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 1948. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1948, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1948 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1948
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William Edward "Billy" Crystal is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes When Harry Met Sally..., City Slickers, and Analyze This and providing the voice of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters, Inc. franchise. He has hosted the Academy Awards 9 times, beginning in 1990 and most recently in 2012; a record second only to that of Bob Hope, who hosted 14 times. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Upper East Side, New York City, New York, USA

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Bernadette Peters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1948
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Bernadette Peters is an American actress, singer and children's book author. Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, films and television, as well as performing in solo concerts and recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two, and nine Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards. Regarded by many as the foremost interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim, Peters is particularly noted for her roles on the Broadway stage, including in the musicals Mack and Mabel, Sunday in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

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

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1948
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Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., is an American environmental activist, author, businessperson, former politician and former journalist. He served as the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

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

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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1948
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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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