1957 babies

Post updated 4 July 2020
Scott Adams – 6/8/57 – Windham, NY – cartoonist – Dilbert
Craig Allen – 1/25/57 – Brooklyn – meteorologist, WCBS radio
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 – Chicago – journalist, author (books on FDR and Obama)
Mukesh Ambani – 4/19/57 – Aden, Yemen – Managing Director, Reliance Industries – Richest 1957 baby according to Business Insider – net worth $38B
Garth Ancier – 9/3/57 – Perth Amboy, NJ- TV executive – Fox, Disney
Ottis Anderson – 1/19/57 – West Palm Beach, FL – NFL running back – St Louis Cardinals, New York Giants
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
Attila the Stockbroker (John Baine) – 10/21/57 – Southwick, England – poet, musician
Jim Babjak – 11/17/57 – Carteret, NJ – musician – The Smithereens
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 Pedreña, Spain- pro golfer – died 2011, brain tumor
Baltimora (Jimmy McShane) – 5/23/57 – Londonderry, Northern Ireland – singer, “Tarzan Boy” – died 1995 – AIDS
Afrika Bambaataa (Lance Taylor) – 4/17/57 – Bronx, NY – musician/DJ/producer – Planet Rock
Madison Smartt Bell – 8/1/57 – Nashville, TN – novelist
Lawrence Bender – 10/17/57 – Bronx, NY – movie producer (Tarantino films)
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 – New York, NY – 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)
Berke Breathed – 6/21/57- Encino, CA – cartoonist- Bloom County
Margery Bronster – 12/12/57- NYC – Atty General, Hawaii (1995-1999), lawyer
Dennis Brown – 2/1/57 – Kingston, Jamaica – Reggae singer – died 1999, collapsed lung
Budgie (Peter Edward Clarke) – 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
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
Andrew Dice Clay – 9/29/57 – NYC – comedian
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
David Crane – 8/13/57 – West New York, NJ – TV producer – showrunner of  Friends
Cameron Crowe – 7/13/57 – Palm Springs, CA – film director
Andrew Cuomo – 12/6/57 – NYC – Governor (D), NY State 2011-present
Alannah Currie – 9/20/57 – Auckland, New Zealand – musician, Thompson Twins
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 – 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 (Ade) 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 (Johann Holzel) – 2/19/57 – Vienna, Austria – singer, Rock Me Amadeus – died 1998 car accident in the Dominican Republic
Susan Ford Bales – 7/6/57 –  Washington DC – Presidential daughter, author, photojournalist, chair of Betty Ford Center
William Clay Ford Jr. – 5/3/57 – Detroit – Executive chairman, Ford Motor – Great-grandson of Henry Ford
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 2003-2017
Dawn French – 10/11/57 – Holyhead, Wales – comedian, actress
Stephen Fry – 8/24/57 – London – actor – Jeeves and Wooster
Leeza Gibbons – 3/26/57 – Irmo, SC – TV host – Entertainment Tonight
Vince Gill – 4/12/57 – Oklahoma City, OK- country musician
Brad Grey – 12/29/57 – NYC -film producer, studio executive – died 2017, cancer
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 2003-2019
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 – original 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
Tama Janowitz – 4/12/57 – San Francisco – author, Slaves of New York
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 of South Korea 2015-2017
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
Mike McAlary – 12/15/57 – Brooklyn, NY – 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 2014-2018, 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, Boston Celtics
Jaroslava Maxova – 4/6/57 Moravska Trebova, Moravia, Czechoslovakia – Czech opera singer
Stephanie Mills – 3/22/57 – Brooklyn, NY – singer, actress – Original Dorothy in The Wiz
Walter Moers – 5/24/57 – Mönchengladbach, Germany – author, The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear, The City of Dreaming Books
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 2013-present, US Secretary of Homeland Security under Obama 2009-2013,  Gov (D) Arizona 2003-2009
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 (Neill Kirby McMillan) – 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”, author
Judge Reinhold – 5/21/57 – Wilmington, DE – actor
Paul Reiser – 3/30/57 – NYC – actor – Mad About You
Ray Romano – 12/21/57 – Queens, NY – actor – Everybody Loves Raymond
Theresa Russell – 3/20/57 – San Diego, CA – actress – Bad Timing, Spiderman 3
Nina Sadowsky – 1957 – Movie producer, author, Just Fall and other books
Joan Benoit Samuelson – 5/16/57- Cape Elizabeth, Maine – long-distance runner – 1984 gold medalist women’s marathon in Los Angeles
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
Kimberly Smith – 1957 – Sister of Patti, subject of a great song, musician
Mark E. Smith – 3/5/57 – Salford, Manchester, England – musician – The Fall – died 2018, lung and kidney cancer
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, US Secretary of Labor 2009-2013
Daniel Stern – 8/28/57 – Bethesda, MD – actor – Diner, Home Alone
Tom Steyer – 6/27/57 – Manhattan, NYC – financier, hedge-fund founder, 2020 presidential candidate (D)
Poly Styrene (Marianne Elliot-Said) – 7/3/57 – Bromley, Kent, England – musician, X-Ray Spex – died 4/25/2011, metastatic breast cancer
Lee Thompson – 10/5/57 – London – musician – saxophonist of Madness
Glenn Tilbrook – 8/31/57 – Dulwich, London, England – musician – Squeeze
Liza Todd – 8/6/57 – NYC – sculptor, daughter of Mike Todd and Elizabeth Taylor
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 – 21 Jump Street, New Jack City
Sid Vicious (John Richie) – 5/10/57 – London – musician – Sex Pistols – died 1979, heroin OD
Greg Walden – 1/10/57 – The Dalles, OR – US Representative (R) from eastern Oregon (1999-present)
Kevin Walsh – 1957 – Editor/Publisher of web site Forgotten NY
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
Hans Zimmer – 9/12/57 – Frankfurt, West Germany – film score composer – Academy Award winner 1995 for The Lion King

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

2 thoughts on “1957 babies”

  1. Laura Branigan – 7/3/57 – Brewster, NY – singer, ‘Gloria’ – died 2004, aneurysm should be corrected to
    Laura Branigan – 7/3/52– Mount Kisco, NY – singer, ‘Gloria’ – died 2004, aneurysm.
    1957 and Brewster was a part of a setup to make Laura younger. Her correct timeline, history, etc, can be found at my site about Laura. There is also a ssn-application from 1970, which she needed when she began at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. It is signed with Laura’s own signature. Check out my site for more info about Laura. And also her brother Billy’s birth announcement from Feb 28, 1957. Yes, Laura took his birth year.

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