1957 babies

Scott Adams – 6/8/57 – Windham, NY – cartoonist – Dilbert
Marc Almond – 7/9/57 – Southport, England – musician, Soft Cell
Maria Conchita Alonso -6/29/57 – Cienfuegos, Cuba – singer, actress (Moscow on the Hudson)
Jonathan Alter – 10/6/57 – journalist, author
Ottis Anderson – 1/19/57 – West Palm Beach, FL – NFL running back
Robert Andrews – 8/4/57 – Camden, NJ – US Representative (D) from NJ (Camden) (1990-2014) now lawyer
Eric Asimov – 7/17/57 – Bethpage, NY – food and wine critic, NY Times
Una Baines – April 1957 Manchester, Eng – musician – The Fall, Blue Orchids
Danny Baker – 6/22/57, Deptford, England – writer, NME and elsewhere
Nicholson Baker – 1/7/57 – Rochester NY- writer
Andre Balazs – 1/31/57 – Boston – hotelier, The Standard
Steve Balboni – 1/16/57, Brockton, MA- MLB player
Seve Ballesteros – 4/9/57 Spain- pro golfer – died 2011, brain tumor
Baltimora (Jimmy McShane) – 5/23/57 – Londonderry, Northern Ireland – singer, “Tarzan Boy” – died 1995 – AIDS
Afrika Bambaataa – 4/17/57 – Bronx, NY – musician – Planet Rock
Madison Smartt Bell – 8/1/57 – Nashville, TN – novelist
Jellybean Benitez – 11/7/57 – Bronx, NY – music composer/producer
Osama Bin Laden – 3/10/57 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – leader of Al Qaeda – died 2011, US raid
Brad Bird – 9/11/57 – Kalispell, MT – film director, The Incredibles
Lisa Birnbach – 1957 – journalist, author, The Official Preppy Handbook
Carole Bouquet – 8/18/57 – Neuilly-sur-Seine, France – actress, That Obscure Object of Desire
Billy Bragg – 12/20/57 – Barking, England – musician
Bruce Braley – 10/30/57 – Grinnell, IA – US Representative (D) from IA 1st Dist. – northeast IA incl. Dubuque (2007-2015)
Laura Branigan – 7/3/57 – Brewster, NY – singer, ‘Gloria’ – died 2004, aneurysm
Berke Breathed 6/21/57- Encino, CA – cartoonist- Bloom County
Budgie – 8/21/57 – St Helens, England -musician- Siouxsie and the Banshees, also married to Siouxsie
LeVar Burton – 2/16/57 – Landstuhl, W Germany- actor – Roots, Star Trek: The Next Generation
Liza Todd Burton – 8/6/57 – daughter of Mike Todd and Elizabeth Taylor
Steve Buscemi – 12/13/57 – Brooklyn, NY – actor
Timothy Busfield – 6/12/57 – Lansing, MI actor – thirtysomething
Robin Byrd – 4/6/57 – NYC – public access TV host
Princess Caroline – 1/23/57 – Monte Carlo, Monaco – Monaco royal
Nancy Cartwright – 10/25/57 – Kettering, Ohio – actress – voice of Bart Simpson
Nick Cave – 9/22/57 – Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia – musician
Ethan Coen – 9/21/57 – St Louis Park, MN – film director
Julian Cope – 10/21/57 – Bargoed, Wales – musician and writer
Katie Couric – 1/7/57 – Arlington VA – television journalist
Cameron Crowe – 7/13/57 – Palm Springs, CA – film director
Darryl Dawkins – 1/11/57 – Orlando, FL – NBA player – Philadelphia 76ers
Morris Day – 12/13/57 – Minneapolis, MN – musician – The Time
Daniel Day Lewis – 4/29/57 – London, England – actor
Diana DeGette – 7/29/57 – Tachikawa, Japan – US Representative (D) from Colorado 1st Dist. (Denver) (1997-present)
Donny Deutsch – 11/22/57 – Queens, NY – advertising executive
Fran Drescher – 9/30/57 – Flushing, NY – actress, The Nanny
Sheila E (Sheila Escovedo) – 12/12/57 – Oakland, CA – musician
Adrian Edmondson – 1/24/57 – Bradford, Yorkshire, England – actor – The Young Ones (Vyvvian)
Bob Ehrlich – 11/25/57 – Arbutus, MD – Former governor (R), Maryland (2003-2007)
Lewis Erskine – 3/1/57 – Manhattan, NYC – TV and film editor – documentaries
Gloria Estefan – 9/1/57 – Havana, Cuba – musician “Conga”
Falco – 2/19/57 – Vienna, Austria – singer, Rock Me Amadeus – died 1998 car accident
Robert Forster – 6/29/57 – Brisbane, Australia – musician – The Go-Betweens
Trent Franks – 6/19/57 – Uravan, CO – US Representative (R) from 2nd dist AZ, northwest corner of state 2003-present
Dawn French – 10/11/57 – Holyhead, Wales – actress
Stephen Fry – 8/24/57 – London, England – actor
Leeza Gibbons – 3/26/57 – Irmo, SC – TV host – Entertainment Tonight
Vince Gill – 4/12/57 – Oklahoma City, OK- country musician
Melanie Griffith – 8/9/57 – NYC – actress
Ofra Haza – 11/19/57 – Tel Aviv, Israel – singer – “Im Nin’alu” – died 2000, AIDS-related pneumonia
Jeb Hensarling – 5/29/57 – Stephenville, TX – US Representative (R) from 5th Dist, TX, incl part of Dallas 2003-present
John Hoeven – 3/13/57- Bismarck, ND – US Senator (R) North Dakota, former Governor
Tim Holden – 3/5/57 – Pottsville, PA – US Representative (D) from PA – area around Harrisburg (1993-2013) now chairman, PA Liquor Control Board
Nick Hornby – 4/17/57 – Maidenhead, England – author, High Fidelity
Alan Hunter – 2/14/57 – Birmingham, AL – MTV VJ, radio host
David Henry Hwang – 8/11/57 – Los Angeles – Playwright – M Butterfly
Marlon Jackson – 3/12/57 – Gary IN – one of the Jackson 5
T. D. Jakes – 6/9/57 – South Charleston, WV – TV Pastor
Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg – 11/27/57 – NYC – Presidential daughter, US ambassador to Japan
Callie Khouri – 11/27/57- San Antonio, TX – screenwriter – Thelma and Louise, creator of TV show Nashville
Ron Klein – 7/10/57 – Cleveland, OH – US Representative (D) from 22nd dist Florida – coastal areas of Palm Beach and Broward counties (2007-2011), lawyer
Hwang Kyo-ahn – 4/15/57 – Seoul, South Korea – Prime Minister and acting President, South Korea
John Lasseter – 1/12/57 – Hollywood, CA – chief creative officer, Pixar, director, Toy Story
Matt Lauer 12/30/57 – NYC – television journalist
Denis Leary – 8/18/57 – Worcester, MA – comedian, actor
Spike Lee – 3/20/57 – Atlanta, GA – film director
Jerry Levine – 3/12/57 – New Brunswick, NJ – actor (Teen Wolf), director
Nancy Lopez Melton – 1/6/57 – Torrance, CA – pro golfer
Patty Loveless – 1/4/57 – Pikeville, KY – country musician
Lyle Lovett – 11/1/57 – Klein, TX – musician – was married to Julia Roberts
Jon Lovitz – 7/21/57 – Tarzana, CA – actor, SNL cast member
Dolph Lundgren – 11/3/57 – Stockholm, Sweden – actor, Rocky IV
Shane MacGowan – 12/25/57 – Kent, England – musician – The Pogues
Billy MacKenzie – 3/27/57 – Dundee, Scotland – musician, The Associates – died 1/22/1997 – suicide
Jaroslava Maxova – 4/6/57 – Moravská Třebová, Moravia, Czechoslovakia – opera singer
Mike McAlary – 12/15/57 – columnist, NY Daily News – died 1998 – cancer
Paddy McAloon – 6/7/57 – Durham, Newcastle, England – musician, Prefab Sprout
Terry McAuliffe 2/9/57 Syracuse, NY – governor (D) Virginia, former chair of Democratic National Committee
Frances McDormand – 6/23/57 – Chicago IL – actress
Kelly McGillis – 7/9/57 – Newport Beach, CA – actress – Top Gun
Kevin McHale – 12/19/57 – Hibbing, MN – NBA player
Jaroslava Maxova – 4/6/57 Moravska Trebova, Moravia – Czech opera singer, has several discs out
Stephanie Mills – 3/22/57 – Brooklyn NY – singer, actress
Paul Morley – 3/26/57 – Stockport, Cheshire, England – writer, NME 1977-83
Art Monk – 12/5/57 – White Plains, NY – NFL wide receiver (1980-1995), mostly for Washington Redskins
Lori Montana – 1957- musician, Pulsallama
Stephen Morris – 10/28/57 – Macclesfield, England – musician – New Order
Lisa Murkowski – 5/22/57 – Ketchikan, AK – Senior US Senator (R) from Alaska (2002-present)
Kathy Najimy – 2/6/57 – San Diego – TV Actress – Veronica’s Closet
Janet Napolitano – 11/29/57 – New York City – President, Univ of California, fmr US Secretary of Homeland Security & fmr Gov (D) Arizona
Paolo Nespoli – 4/6/57 Milan – Italian soldier, engineer, and astronaut – went into space aboard US Space Shuttle in 2007
Jakob Nielsen – 10/5/57 – Copenhagen, Denmark – writer, web site usability
Mojo Nixon – 8/2/57 – Chapel Hill, NC – singer – Elvis is Everywhere
Bob Ojeda – 12/17/57 – Los Angeles – pitcher, Red Sox, Mets
Donny Osmond – 12/9/57 – Ogden, UT – musician, TV host
Rose Pasquale – 4/6/57 – New Brunswick NJ – actress (bit parts)
Amanda Plummer – 3/23/57 – NYC – actress – Pulp Fiction
Robert Pollard – 10/31/57 – Dayton OH – musician- Guided By Voices
Steve Porcaro – 9/2/57 – Hartford, CT – musician – Toto
Susan Powter – 12/12/57 – Sydney, Australia – fitness guru – “Stop the insanity”
Judge Reinhold – 5/21/57 – Wilmington, DE – actor
Paul Reiser – 3/30/57 – NYC – actor
Ray Romano – 12/21/57 – Queens, NY – actor
Theresa Russell – 3/20/57 – San Diego, CA – actress – Bad Timing, Spiderman 3
Nina Sadowsky – 1957 – Movie producer, author, Just Fall
Joan Benoit Samuelson – 5/16/57- Cape Elizabeth, Maine – long-distance runner – 1984 gold medalist women’s marathon
Saundra Santiago – 4/13/57 – Bronx, NY – actress – Miami Vice
Gina Schock – 8/31/57 – Baltimore, MD – musician – The Go-Go’s
Peter Sellars – 9/27/57 – Philadelphia, PA – opera, theatre and film director, librettist
Cindy Sheehan – 7/10/57 – Los Angeles – anti war protestor
Russell Simmons – 10/4/57 – Queens, NY – entrepreneur – founder Def Jam records
Siouxsie Sioux (Susan Ballion) – 5/27/57 – London, England – musician
Mark E. Smith – 3/5/57 – Salford, Manchester, England – musician – The Fall
Patty Smyth – 6/26/57 – NYC – musician, Scandal – married to Richard Hell and John McEnroe
Hilda Solis – 10/20/57 – Los Angeles – Member of LA Board of Supervisors, fmr US Secretary of Labor
Daniel Stern – 8/28/57 – Bethesda, MD – actor – Diner, Home Alone
Lee Thompson – 10/5/57 – musician – Madness
Glenn Tilbrook – 8/31/57 – Dulwich, London, England – musician – Squeeze
Robert Townsend – 2/6/57 – Chicago, IL – actor/director – Hollywood Shuffle
John Turturro – 2/28/57 – Brooklyn, NY – actor – Barton Fink
Shannon Tweed – 1/10/57 – St John’s NF – Playboy model, actress
Mario Van Peebles – 1/15/57 – Mexico City, Mexico – film actor/director
Sid Vicious (John Richie) – 5/10/57 – London, England – musician – Sex Pistols – died 1979, heroin OD
Greg Walden – 1/10/57 – The Dalles, OR – US Representative (R) from eastern Oregon (1999-present)
Zach Wamp – 10/28/57 – Fort Benning, GA – US Representative (R) from TN’s 3rd District, which includes Chattanooga and Oak Ridge (1995-2011)
Anita Ward – 12/20/57 – Memphis, TN – singer – “Ring My Bell”
Rachel Ward – 9/12/57 – Cornwell Manor, England – actress – The Thorn Birds
Mike Watt – 12/20/57 – Portsmouth, VA – musician – Minutemen
J.C. Watts – 11/18/57 – Eufaula, OK – congressman (R), Oklahoma (1995-2003)
Ai Weiwei – 8/28/57 – Beijing, China – Chinese artist / activist
Vanna White – 2/18/57 – N Myrtle Beach, SC – TV hostess
Cindy Wilson – 2/28/57 – Athens, GA – musician – The B-52’s

4/6/57 (My date of birth)
Robin Byrd – 4/6/57 – NYC – public access TV host
Jaroslava Maxova – 4/6/57 Moravska Trebova, Moravia – Czech opera singer, has several discs out
Paolo Nespoli – 4/6/57 Milan – Italian soldier, engineer, and astronaut – went into space aboard US Space Shuttle in 2007