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List of famous people born in 1962, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1962 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 1962. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1962, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1962 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Craig Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1962
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Craig Ferguson is a Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist. He was the host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, an Emmy Award-nominated, Peabody Award-winning late-night talk show that aired on CBS from 2005 to 2014. Ferguson began hosting the syndicated Celebrity Name Game in September 2014. After starting his career in Britain with music, comedy and theatre, Ferguson moved to the United States where he found success in the role of Nigel Wick on The Drew Carey Show. He has written and starred in three films, directing one of them, and has appeared in several others, including several voice-over roles for ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 55

Birthplace: Springburn, United Kingdom

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#15 on The Best Scottish Actors of All Time

#43 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#25 on The Hottest Silver Foxes

#18 on The Best Scottish Actors Working Today

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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1962
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W. Axl Rose is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is the lead vocalist and only remaining original member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Due to his powerful and wide vocal range and energetic live performances, Rose has been named one of the greatest singers of all time by various media outlets, including Rolling Stone and NME. Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, Rose moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s, where he became active in the local hard rock scene and joined several bands, including Hollywood Rose and L.A. Guns. In 1985, he co-founded Guns N' Roses, with whom he enjoyed great success and recognition in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Their first album, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Indiana, United States of America

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#16 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#60 on The Best Singers of All Time

#11 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#74 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

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Alison Arngrim is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1962
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Alison Margaret Arngrim is an American actress, comedian and author. Beginning her television career at the age of twelve, Arngrim is a Young Artist Award–Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award honoree, best known for her portrayal of Nellie Oleson on the NBC television series Little House on the Prairie from 1974 to 1981. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1962
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Christopher John "Chris" Matthews is an American political commentator and news anchor known for his nightly hour-long talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, which is televised on the American cable television channel MSNBC. From 2002 to 2013, he hosted a syndicated NBC News–produced panel discussion program on weekends titled The Chris Matthews Show. Matthews appears on other NBC and MSNBC programs. Matthews is known for his Philadelphia accent. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Somerton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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#22 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

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