List of Famous people who born in 1929

Martin Luther King Jr.

Michael King
First Name Martin
Last Name Jr.
Born on January 15, 1929
Died on April 4, 1968 (aged 39)

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. He was the son of early civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Sr..

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Kathleen Ruston
First Name Audrey
Born on May 4, 1929
Died on January 20, 1993 (aged 63)
Height 170 cm | 5'7

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as both a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend from the Golden Age of Hollywood, and was inducted into the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame.

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
First Name Jacqueline
Born on July 28, 1929
Died on May 19, 1994 (aged 64)

Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis was an American writer, literature editor, photographer, and socialite who became First Lady of the United States as the wife of President John F. Kennedy. During her lifetime, Jacqueline Kennedy was regarded as an international fashion icon. Her ensemble of a pink Chanel suit and matching pillbox hat that she wore in Dallas, Texas, when the president was assassinated on November 22, 1963, has become a symbol of her husband's death. Even after her death, she ranks as one of the most popular and recognizable First Ladies in American history, and in 1999, she was listed as one of Gallup's Most-Admired Men and Women of the 20th century.

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Anne Frank

Annelies Marie Frank
First Name Anne
Last Name Frank
Born on June 12, 1929
Died on February 1, 1945 (aged 15)
Born in Germany, Hesse

Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank was a German-Dutch diarist of Jewish heritage. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. It is one of the world's best known books and has been the basis for several plays and films.

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Nina Urgant

Нина Николаевна Ургант
First Name Nina
Last Name Urgant
Born on September 4, 1929
Died on December 3, 2021 (aged 92)

Nina Nikolayevna Urgant is a Soviet and Russian film and stage actress. People's Artist of the RSFSR (1974).

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Whitey Bulger

James Joseph Bulger
First Name Whitey
Born on September 3, 1929
Died on October 30, 2018 (aged 89)

James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger Jr. was an Irish-American organized crime boss and FBI informant who led the Winter Hill Gang in the Winter Hill neighborhood of Somerville, Massachusetts, a city directly northwest of Boston. On December 23, 1994, Bulger fled the Boston area and went into hiding after his former FBI handler, John Connolly, tipped him off about a pending RICO indictment against him. Bulger remained at large for sixteen years. After his 2011 arrest, federal prosecutors tried Bulger for nineteen murders based on the grand jury testimony from Kevin Weeks and other former criminal associates.

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Grace Kelly

Grace Patricia Kelly
First Name Grace
Last Name Kelly
Born on November 12, 1929
Died on September 14, 1982 (aged 52)
Height 169 cm | 5'7

Grace Patricia Kelly was an American film actress who, after starring in several significant films in the early to mid-1950s, became Princess of Monaco by marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956.

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Christopher Plummer

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer
First Name Christopher
Last Name Plummer
Born on December 13, 1929
Died on February 5, 2021 (aged 91)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer is a Canadian actor whose career has spanned seven decades. He is known for his performances in film, television and theater. Plummer made his Broadway debut in 1954, and continued to act in leading roles on stage playing Cyrano de Bergerac in Cyrano (1974), Iago in Othello, as well as playing the titular roles in Macbeth, King Lear, and Barrymore. Plummer is also known for his stage performances in J.B., No Man's Land, and Inherit the Wind.

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Bud Spencer

Carlo Pedersoli
First Name Bud
Born on October 31, 1929
Died on June 27, 2016 (aged 86)
Born in Italy, Campania
Height 190 cm | 6'3

Carlo Pedersoli, known professionally as Bud Spencer, was an Italian actor, professional swimmer and water polo player. He was known for action-comedy and Spaghetti Western roles with his long-time film partner Terence Hill. The duo "garnered world acclaim and attracted millions to theater seats". Spencer and Hill appeared in, produced and directed over 20 films together.

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Vic Morrow

Victor Harry Morozoff
First Name Vic
Last Name Morrow
Born on February 14, 1929
Died on July 23, 1982 (aged 53)

Victor Morrow was an American actor and director whose credits include a starring role in the 1960s ABC television series Combat!, prominent roles in a handful of other television and film dramas, and numerous guest roles on television. Morrow also gained notice for his roles in movies Blackboard Jungle (1955), King Creole (1958), God's Little Acre (1958), Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974), and The Bad News Bears (1976).

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