Famous People Born in 1951
List of famous people born in 1951, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1951 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 1951. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1951, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1951 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.
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- Photo: Francois Meehan / FlickrCheryl Ladd (born Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor; July 12, 1951) is an American actress, singer and author best known for her role as Kris Munroe in the ABC television series Charlie's Angels in which she was hired for its second season in 1977 to replace Farrah Fawcett-Majors. Ladd remained on the show until its cancellation in 1981. Her film roles include Purple Hearts (1984), Millennium (1989), Poison Ivy (1992), Permanent Midnight (1998) and Unforgettable (2017).
- Age: 71
- Birthplace: Huron, South Dakota, USA
- Photo: ericadamaustin / flickr / CC-BY-NC 2.0Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American politician, comedian, media personality, and author who served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2009 to 2018. He became well known in the 1970s and 1980s as a staff writer and performer on the television comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL). After decades as a comedic actor and writer, he became a prominent liberal political activist, hosting The Al Franken Show on Air America Radio. Franken was first elected to the United States Senate in 2008 as the nominee of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL, an affiliate of the Democratic Party), defeating incumbent Republican Senator Norm Coleman by 312 votes out of ...more
- Age: 72
- Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainAnjelica Huston (; born July 8, 1951) is an American actress, director, producer, author, and former fashion model. Huston became the third generation of her family to receive an Academy Award, when she won Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 1985's Prizzi's Honor, joining her father, director John Huston, and grandfather, actor Walter Huston. She received further Academy Award nominations for her performances in Enemies: A Love Story (1989) and The Grifters (1990), for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively. Huston earned BAFTA nominations for her work in two Woody Allen films: Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993). She received ...more
- Age: 71
- Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SACassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ-TV wearing a revealing, black, gothic, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Elvira's Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation. Her wickedly vampish appearance is offset by her comical character, quirky and quick-witted personality, and Valley girl-type speech.
- Age: 71
- Birthplace: USA, Kansas, Manhattan
- Catherine Mary Hicks (born August 6, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven. Other notable roles include Dr. Faith Coleridge on the soap opera Ryan's Hope (1976–1978), her Emmy Award-nominated performance as Marilyn Monroe in Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980), Dr. Gillian Taylor in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), and Karen Barclay in Child's Play (1988).
- Age: 71
- Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
- Photo: M.A.S.K. PRODUCTIONS / FlickrRalph Dale Earnhardt (April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001) was an American professional auto racing driver and team owner, known for his involvement in NASCAR stock car racing. He began his career in 1975 in the World 600 as part of the Winston Cup Series. Regarded as one of the most significant drivers in NASCAR history, Earnhardt won a total of 76 Winston Cup races over the course of his career, including the 1998 Daytona 500. He also earned seven NASCAR Winston Cup championships, tying for the most all-time with Richard Petty. His aggressive driving style and success at the restrictor plate tracks earned him the nicknames "Ironhead", "The Intimidator", "The Man in Black", and "Mr. ...more
- Age: Dec. at 49 (1951-2001)
- Birthplace: Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America