Famous People Born in July 1902

  • Jul 1 Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver)
  • Jul 1 Jose Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect
  • Jul 3 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted)

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Jul 4 George Murphy, (Sen-R-California)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade), born in New Haven, Connecticut

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy

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Jul 4 Meyer Lansky, Russian-American mobster known as the "Mob's Accountant", born in Grodno, Belarus (d. 1983)

Mobster Meyer Lansky
Mobster
Meyer Lansky
  • Jul 4 Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 5 Frank Waters, American writer, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Jul 5 Henry Cabot Lodge, politician (Sen-R), VP candidate (1960) and ambassador
  • Jul 7 James McCartney, father of Beatle Paul McCartney
  • Jul 7 Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jul 9 Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand)
  • Jul 10 G√ľnther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistance fighter, born in Velbert (d. 1969)
  • Jul 10 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950)
  • Jul 11 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
  • Jul 11 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
  • Jul 12 Gunther Anders, writer
  • Jul 14 Paul Guilfoyle, actor/director (Curiosity Kills), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jul 14 Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist
  • Jul 14 Truman J Hedding, US vice-admiral (WWII)
  • Jul 15 Jean Rey, Belgian President of European Commission (1967-70)
  • Jul 15 Raymond Hackett, American husband of Blanche Sweet/actor (Faithless Lover), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 16 Mary Philbin, American actress (Phantom of the Opera), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • Jul 16 Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977)
  • Jul 17 Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
  • Jul 18 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Utrecht (d. 1984)
  • Jul 18 Chill Wills, singer and actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders), born in Seagoville Texas (d. 1978)
  • Jul 19 Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Miraculous Life of Willem Parel)
  • Jul 20 Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Bicycle Thiefs)
  • Jul 20 Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus)
  • Jul 20 Jimmy Kennedy, Irish composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 22 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
  • Jul 23 Walter Burle Marx, composer
  • Jul 24 Hans Chemin-Petit, composer
  • Jul 24 Nora Swinburne [Leonora Mary Johnson], British actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River), born in Bath, Somerset (d. 2000)
  • Jul 25 Eric Hoffer, American longshoreman and author (The True Believer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)

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Jul 28 Karl Popper, Austro-British philosopher (Logic of Forschung), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)

Philosopher and Professor Karl Popper
Philosopher and Professor
Karl Popper
  • Jul 28 Kenneth F. Fearing, American poet (Dead Reckoning), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • Jul 31 G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie)