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List of famous people born in 1953, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1953 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 1953. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1953, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1953 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper is an American singer, songwriter, actress. Lauper has sold over 50 million albums and 20 million singles. She has won awards at the Grammys, Emmys, Tonys, the New York's Outer Critics Circle, MTV Video Music Awards, Billboard Awards, and American Music Awards. Lauper is known for both her distinctive image featuring a variety of hair colors, eccentric clothing and is particularly known for her powerful and distinctive four-octave singing range. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, USA

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#40 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#99 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#8 on The Best Pop Artists of the 1980s

#15 on The Best Female Rock Singers

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Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Dennis Miller is an American stand-up comedian, talk show host, political commentator, sports commentator, actor, television personality, and radio personality. He is known for his critical assessments laced with pop culture references. He rose to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in 1985, and subsequently hosted a string of his own talk shows on HBO, CNBC and in syndication. He currently hosts a daily, three-hour, self-titled talk radio program, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Although in his early years of fame he was perceived to be liberal and anti-Republican, in recent years, Miller has become known for his conservative political opinions. He is a regular political ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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#90 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#34 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

#35 on The Most Successful Saturday Night Live Alumni

#9 on The Best SNL Cast Members of the '80s

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Ben Bernanke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Ben Shalom Bernanke is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served two terms as chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States from 2006 to 2014. During his tenure as chairman, Bernanke oversaw the Federal Reserve's response to the late-2000s financial crisis. Before becoming Federal Reserve chairman, Bernanke was a tenured professor at Princeton University and chaired the department of economics there from 1996 to September 2002, when he went on public service leave. From 2002 until 2005, he was a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, proposed the Bernanke Doctrine, and first discussed "the Great Moderation" — the theory ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

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Chaka Khan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1953
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Chaka Khan is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often dubbed the "Queen of Funk", Khan has won ten Grammys and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: USA, North Chicago, Illinois

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#60 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#80 on The Best Female Rock Singers

#74 on The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band

#51 on The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

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