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Born in 1962

By Thegenaboveme @TheGenAboveMe

Born in 1962

Photo by Elvert Barnes.

I'm always interested to hear how people my own age are doing.
Logically, I know that people are so diverse from one another that I'm not going to observe meaningful patterns or draw valid parallels.
Nevertheless, keeping an eye on my age mates gives me some gauge of how I'm moving through time.
Consequently, I've decided to make a list of people born in 1962.
Wikipedia does have such a list, but it includes thousands of people from several countries and notable for a variety of achievements.  Admittedly, I don't recognize the vast majority of these notable people.  Trying to read every entry on that list proved overwhelming.
I thought that a list of 40 or so people my age would be adequate.
Paula Abdul. Dancer/Choreographer. b. 19 June 1962
Trace Adkins. Country Singer. b. 13 January 1962
Melissa Sue Anderson. Actress. b. 26 September 1962

Born in 1962

Melissa Sue Anderson

Alison Arngrim. Actress. b. 18 January 1962
Adam Baldwin. Actor. b. 27 February 1962
Jon Bon Jovi. Singer-Songwriter. b. 2 March 1962
Garth Brooks. Singer-Songwriter. b. 7 February 1962
Alton Brown. Chef. b. 30 July 1962
Steve Carrell. Actor. b. 16 August 1962
Jim Carrey. Actor. 17 January 1962
Chris Christie. Politician. b. 6 September 1962
Tom Colicchio. Chef / Restaurant Owner. b. 15 August 1962

Born in 1962

Tom Cruise

Suzanne Collins. Novelist. b. 10 August 1962
Marcia Cross. Actress. b. 25 March 1962
Tom Cruise. Actor. b. 3 July 1962
Joan Cusack. Actress. b. 11 October 1962
Anthony Edwards. Actor. b. 19 July 1962
Cary Elwes. Actor. b. 26 October 1962
Emilio Estevez. Actor. b. 12 May 1962
Jodie Foster. Actress. b. 19 November 1962
Victoria Gotti. Reality TV Personality. b. 27 November 1962
Jasmine Guy. Actress. 10 March 1962
M.C. Hammer. Rapper. 30 March 1962

Born in 1962

Jasmine Guy

Evander Holyfield. Boxer. 19 October 1962
Steve Irwin. Wildlife Expert. b. February 22, 1962.
d. September 4, 2006 at age 44.
Star Jones. Lawyer/TV Personality. 24 March 1962
Jennifer Jason Leigh. Actress. 5 February 1962
Baz Luhrmann. Director. 17 September 1962
Rob Morrow. Actor. 21 September 1962
Rosie O'Donnell. Talk Show Host. 21 March 1962
Chuck Palahniuk. Novelist. b. 21 February 1962
Lou Diamond Phillips. Actor. 17 February 1962
Wesley Snipes. Actor. 31 July 1962

Born in 1962

John Stewart

Kate Spade. Fashion Designer. 24 December 1962
John Stewart. TV Host. 28 November 1962
John Stockton. Basketball Player. 26 March 1962
Darryl Strawberry. Baseball Player. b. March 12, 1962.
David Foster Wallace.  Novelist.  b. February 21, 1962.  d. September 12, 2008 at age 46.
Naomi Wolf. Author/Activist.  b. November 12, 1962
David Zuckerman. TV Producer/Writer. b. August 28, 1962

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