Famous people born during WW2 - 1939

September '39

Lily Tomlin - Comedienne and Actress (1st)
George Lazenby - Actor (5th)
Brigid E. Berlin - Artist, Warhol superstar (6th) d. 2020
Susumu Tonegawa - Geneticist, Nobel laureate [Physiology or Medicine 1987] (5th)
Ron McDole - American football player (9th)
Cynthia Lennon [nee Powell] - ex-wife of John Lennon (10th) d. 2015
Richard Kiel - Actor (13th) d. 2014
Joseph D. Pistone - Former FBI agent (17th)
Kathy Whitworth - Golfer (27th)
Larry Linville - Actor (29th) d. 2000
Jean-Marie Lehn - Chemist, Nobel laureate [Chemistry 1987] (30th)

October '39

John Hopcroft - Computer scientist (7th)
Harry Kroto [Harold Walter Krotoschiner] - Chemist, Nobel laureate [Chemistry 1996] (7th) d. 2016
Bill Snyder - American football player and coach (7th)
Paul Hogan - Actor (8th)
Maria Bueno - Tennis Player (11th) d. 2018
Ralph Lauren - Fashion Designer (14th)
Lee Harvey Oswald - Assassin (18th) d. 1963
Mike Ditka - NFL Coach (18th)
F. Murray Abraham - Actor (24th)
John Cleese - Actor and Comedian (27th)
Jane Alexander - Actress (28th)
Grace Slick [Grace Barnett Wing] - Singer-songwriter (30th)
Leland H. Hartwell - Biologist, Nobel laureate [Physiology or Medicine 2001] (30th)
Ron Rifkin [Saul M. Rifkin] - Actor (31st)

November '39

Barbara Bosson - Actress (1st)
Laila Kinnunen - Singer (8th) d. 2000
Meg Wynn Owen - Actress (8th)
Paul Cameron - Psychologist (9th)
Russell Means - Native American activist (10th) d. 2012
Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos) - Musician (14th)
Yaphet Kotto - Actor (15th)
Margaret Atwood - Author and Poet (18th)
Brenda Vaccaro - Actress (18th)
Dick Smothers - Presenter and Folk Singer (20th)
R. Budd Dwyer - Politician (21st) d. 1987
Tina Turner [Anna Mae Bullock] - Singer (26th)
Laurent-Désiré Kabila - President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (27th) d. 2001
Ulla Strömstedt - Actress (27th) d. 1986

December '39

Harry Reid - Politician (2nd)
Red Berenson [Gordon Arthur Berenson] - Ice hockey player and coach (8th)
Thomas McGuane - Author (11th)
Ernest Davis - American football player (14th) d. 1963
Cindy Birdsong - Singer (15th)
Eddie Kendricks - Singer-songwriter [The Temptations] (17th) d. 1992
Harold E. Varmus - Molecular biologist, Nobel laureate [Physiology or Medicine 1989] (18th)
Christiane Schmidtmer - Actress, model (24th) d. 2003
[Harvey] Phil Spector - Record Producer (26th)
John Amos - Actor (27th)
Felix Pappalardi - Rock bassist and producer (30th) d. 1983
Peter Camejo - Author, activist, politician (31st) d. 2008