Famous People Born in 1907

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 504

  • Jan 1 Erich Schmid, composer
  • Jan 2 Edward Albert Radice, economist
  • Jan 2 Salvador Ley, composer
  • Jan 5 Anton Ingolic, Slavic author (After Splavih, After Prelomu)
  • Jan 5 Willi Soukop, sculptor and member of Royal Academy of Arts
  • Jan 6 David Fleay, Australian naturalist (d. 1993)
  • Jan 7 Nicanor Zabaleta, San Sebastian, Spain, harpist
  • Jan 11 Pierre Mendès-France, French Premier (1954-55) (d. 1982)
  • Jan 11 Abraham Joshua Heschel, Jewish American rabbi and theologian (d. 1972), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Jan 12 Sergei Korolev, scientist
  • Jan 12 Patsy Kelly, American actress (d. 1981)
  • Jan 13 Sabine Zlatin, Polish-born French nurse who tried save Izieu children from Nazis), born in Warsaw (d. 1996)
  • Jan 14 Derek Richter, British neuro chemist (Aspects of learning & memory)
  • Jan 14 Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician
  • Jan 14 Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (d. 1985)
  • Jan 16 Alexander Knox, Canada, actor (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind)
  • Jan 16 Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist
  • Jan 16 Paul Nitze, American government official (d. 2004)
  • Jan 17 Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)
  • Jan 18 Janos Ferencsik, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Budapest Opera)
  • Jan 19 Lillian Harvey, actress (Invitation to the Waltz), born in London, England
  • Jan 20 Roy Welensky, Premier (Rhodesia/Nyasaland 1956-63)
  • Jan 22 Douglas Corrigan, American pilot (d. 1995)
  • Jan 22 Dixie Dean, English footballer (d. 1980)
  • Jan 22 Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (d. 2004)
  • Jan 23 Dan Duryea, White Plains NY, actor (Pride of the Yankees)
  • Jan 23 Hediki Yukawa, Japan, physicist (Nobel 1949)
  • Jan 24 Alfonse Vranckx, Belgian lawyer/politician
  • Jan 24 Maurice Couve de Murville, France premier (1968-69)
  • Jan 26 Eddie Ballantine, orchestra leader (Don McNeill TV Club), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 26 Henry Cotton, English golfer (British Open 1934, 1937, 1948)
  • Jan 27 Henry Cotton, English golf champion (won 3x British Open)
  • Jan 28 Constantin Regamey, composer
  • Feb 1 Alan Strode Campbell Ross, professor (coined the terms U & non-U)
  • Feb 1 Mozart Camargo Guarnieri, São Paulo Brazil, composer/conductor
  • Feb 1 John Canaday, art critic (Metropolitan Museum of Art Portfolios)
  • Feb 2 Bernardas Brazdzionis, Lithuania, poet/editor/critic
  • Feb 3 James A. Michner, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, American author (Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii)
  • Feb 5 Jan Klaasesz, Dutch governor Suriname (1949-56)
  • Feb 5 Norton Simon, business executive (Simon & Schuster)
  • Feb 5 Pierre E J Pflimlin, premier France
  • Feb 6 Sam Green, industrialist/inventor
  • Feb 7 Arthur George Bottomley, politician
  • Feb 7 Yevgeniy Abalakov, Soviet mountaineer (d. 1948)
  • Feb 8 Ray Middleton, American actor, born in Chicago Illinois (d. 1984)
  • Feb 9 Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins)
  • Feb 10 Grace Hamilton, 1st African American member of Georgia state legislature
  • Feb 11 E W Swanton, author & sports commentator
  • Feb 12 Clifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (d. 1991)
  • Feb 13 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (d. 2004)
  • Feb 14 Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer (1958 Racing Hall of Fame)
  • Feb 15 Jean Langlais, composer

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Feb 15 Cesar Romero, American actor (Joker-Batman, Ocean's 11), born in NYC, New York

  • Feb 16 Fernando Previtali, composer
  • Feb 16 Henri van Albada, Belgian sculptor (Charles V)
  • Feb 17 Alec Wilder, composer (1973 ASCAP award), born in Rochester, New York
  • Feb 17 Charles B Timmer, Dutch translator/writer (Russia Black on White)
  • Feb 18 Billy Dewolfe, Wollaston Mass, actor (Good Morning World)
  • Feb 18 Harm van Riel, Dutch politician (Dutch Liberal Party)
  • Feb 20 Malcolm Atterbury, actor (Jonas-Thicker than Water, Apples Way), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 20 Nadine Conner, California, soprano (Carmen, Pamina-Magic Flute)
  • Feb 20 Owain Jenkins, company director
  • Feb 21 Wystan Hugh Auden, US, poet (Age of Anxiety-Pulitzer 1948)
  • Feb 22 Robert Young, American actor (Father Knows Best, Marcus Welby, M.D.), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Feb 22 Sheldon Leonard, actor/director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 23 Anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman
  • Feb 25 Mary Coyle Chase, playwright (Harvey-Pulitzer Prize)
  • Feb 25 Shimen Rushkin, Poland, actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time)
  • Feb 26 Dub Taylor, American actor (d. 1994)
  • Feb 27 Gerhard Alexander, [Veldheer], Dutch actor (Prince Willem of Orange)
  • Feb 27 Mildred Bailey, American singer (d. 1951)
  • Feb 28 Milton Caniff, Hillsboro Ohio, Dutch cartoonist (Terry & Pirates)
  • Mar 1 Lois Moran, Pitts, actress (Mom-Waterfront)
  • Mar 3 Aar van de Werfhorst, [Pieter G Jansen], Dutch writer
  • Mar 3 Canada Lee, actor (Lost Boundaries), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 3 Joy Finzi, [Joyce A Black], British painter
  • Mar 4 Edgar Barrier, NY, actor (Cobra Woman, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered)
  • Mar 4 Eleanor "Sis" Daley, wife of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley (d. 2003)
  • Mar 7 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
  • Mar 8 Charles Boost, movie critic
  • Mar 8 Constantine Karamanlis, Greek politician, President of Greece (d. 1998)
  • Mar 9 Henry Leland Clarke, composer
  • Mar 10 Robert de Roos, composer
  • Mar 11 Eleni Gatzoyiannis, heroine (saved her kids)
  • Mar 11 Helmuth J von Moltke, German politician (July 20th plot)
  • Mar 11 Jessie Matthews, actress (Gangway, First a Girl), born in London, England
  • Mar 11 Margaret Herbison, British minister (Lab)
  • Mar 12 (Margaret Peggy McCrorie) Herbison, politician
  • Mar 12 Arthur Hewlett, British actor (d. 1997)
  • Mar 12 Dorrit Hoffleit, American astronomer (d. 2007)
  • Mar 13 Mircea Eliade, religious historian (Le Yoga) [O.S. 02-28]
  • Mar 13 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher/historian
  • Mar 13 Dona Maria Pia de Braganca, pretender to the Portuguese throne
  • Mar 13 Frank Wilcox, DeSoto Mo, actor (John-Beverly Hillbillies)
  • Mar 13 Charles Brink, German-born British classical scholar (Horace), born in Berlin (d. 1994)
  • Mar 15 Jimmy McPartland, jazz trumpeteer/actor (Magic Horn)
  • Mar 15 Paul Maxey, Wheaton Ill, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice)
  • Mar 15 Zarah Leander, Swedish actress and singer (d. 1981)
  • Mar 17 Jan M J van Houtte, premier Belgium (1952-54)
  • Mar 17 Sonny Werblin, former owner of the New York Jets (d. 1991)
  • Mar 18 Eleanor L "Betty" Compton, US actress (Here Comes Trouble)
  • Mar 19 Cor Treslem, [Cornelis L Melsert], actor/director (Willem van Oranje)
  • Mar 19 Elizabeh LeFanu Maconochy, composer
  • Mar 19 Kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 19 Marc Vaubourgoin, composer
  • Mar 19 Nakagawa Soen, Formosa, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)
  • Mar 22 James Gavin, US, 82nd Airborne Div General (Sicily/Normandy)
  • Mar 22 Paul J Steenbergen, Neth, actor (Ciske Rat)/founder (Hague's Comedy)
  • Mar 22 Lúcia Santos, Portuguese nun (d. 2005)
  • Mar 23 Daniel Bovet, Switzerland, pharmacologist (Nobel 1957)
  • Mar 23 Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, politician
  • Mar 24 Janet Harmon Bragg, US pilot/columnist (Chicago Defender)
  • Mar 24 Lauris Norstad, US gen (NATO commander)/CEO (Owens-Corning Fiberglass)
  • Mar 24 Lucia Chase, US ballerina/co-founder (American Ballet Theater)
  • Mar 24 Lydia Korneevna Chukovskaya, writer
  • Mar 24 Martin Kosleck, Germany, actor (Pursuit to Algiers)
  • Mar 24 Paul Sauvé, Quebec politician (d. 1960)
  • Mar 26 Leigh Harline, composer
  • Mar 26 Louis Saguer, composer
  • Mar 27 Mary Treen, actress (Emily-Willy), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 28 Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist
  • Mar 28 "Swifty" Lazar, American talent agent (d. 1993)
  • Mar 29 "Braguinha", Brazilian songwriter (d. 2006)
  • Mar 30 Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, German Luftwaffe Officer (d. 1994)
  • Mar 31 Eddie Quillan, actor (Julia, Hell Town), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 1 Walter Kaufmann, composer
  • Apr 2 Luke Appling, American baseball player (d. 1991)
  • Apr 3 Isaac Deutscher, Polish/English historian (Stalin/Trotsky biography)
  • Apr 4 Nathan M Pusey, Iowa, educator (National Ass for Social Sciences-1963)
  • Apr 5 J Zeldenrust, Dutch pathologist/anatomist
  • Apr 8 Maurice Stacey, chemist
  • Apr 10 Pete Desjardins, US, platform/springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • Apr 11 Paul Douglas, actor (Adventure Theater, Clash by Night), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 11 William Henry Swinburne, music teacher
  • Apr 11 Ivor Spencer-Thomas, English farmer, entrepreneur and inventor (d. 2001)
  • Apr 12 Felix de Weldon, Austrian-born sculptor (d. 2003)
  • Apr 12 Hardie Gramatky, American author and animator (d. 1979)
  • Apr 13 Harold Stassen, W (Gov-R-Minn) perennial presidential candidate, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Apr 14 Francois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti
  • Apr 14 Otto F A H van Nispen, Dutch mayor (Pannerden)/MP (KVP)
  • Apr 14 Phyllis Konstam, actress (Murder, Skin Game), born in London, England
  • Apr 15 Gerald Abrahams, author (Teach Yourself Chess), born in Liverpool, England
  • Apr 15 Nicholas Tinbergen, Neth/British biologist/zoologist (Nobel 1973)
  • Apr 16 August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal (d. 1947)
  • Apr 16 Joseph-Armand Bombardier, French-Canadian inventor and businessman (Bombardier) (d. 1964)
  • Apr 18 Miklos Rozsa, Budapest Hungary, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora)
  • Apr 18 Stephen Longstreet, American writer (All or Nothing)
  • Apr 19 Alan Wheatley, England, actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • Apr 19 Gino Contilli, composer
  • Apr 19 Lina Basquette, Mateo Cal, actress (Paradise Park, Pleasure, Goldie)
  • Apr 20 Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)
  • Apr 20 William Dollar, ballet dancer/choreographer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 21 Antoni Szalowski, composer
  • Apr 21 Beatrice Kay, singer/actress, Sister Sue-Calvin & Col), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 22 Ivan Efremov, Russian paleontologist and author (d. 1972)
  • Apr 23 Lee (Elizabeth) Miller, Poughkeepsie New York, American photographer
  • Apr 24 Vaclav Trojan, composer
  • Apr 25 Paula Trueman, actress (Gran-Billy), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 25 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer
  • Apr 26 Theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981)
  • Apr 29 Fred Zinneman, Austria, director (From Here to Eternity, Julia)
  • Apr 29 Tino Rossi, Ajaccio France, singer (Deux Amours, Marlene)
  • May 1 Jan Pauw, CEO (Aruban Theater Group)
  • May 1 Oliver Hill, civil rights attorney (d. 2007)
  • May 1 Kate Smith, American singer (d. 1986)
  • May 2 Pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show)
  • May 3 Earl Wilson, Rockford Ohio, columnist (Midnight Earl)
  • May 4 Lincoln Kirstein, American impresario (d. 1996)
  • May 5 Benny Baker, actor (18 Again, Sting II, Thunderbirds), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • May 5 Kenneth Muir, English scholar
  • May 5 Yoritsune Matsudaira, composer
  • May 6 Weeb Ewbank, NFL coach (Baltimore Colts, NY Jets)
  • May 7 Jef van Durme, composer
  • May 9 Baldur von Schirach, German writer/nazi politician (Frame)
  • May 9 Kathryn Kuhlman, famed evangelist (d. 1976)
  • May 9 Fred Warngård, Swedish athlete (d. 1950)
  • May 10 Harilaos Perpessas, composer
  • May 11 Rose Ausländer, German poet (d. 1988)
  • May 11 Rip Sewell, American baseball player, born in Decatur, Alabama (d. 1989)
  • May 12 Katharine Hepburn, actress (Adam's Rib, On Golden Pond), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • May 12 Leslie Charteris, English/US detective writer (Enter the Saint)
  • May 13 Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist
  • May 13 Daphne du Maurier, English writer (Rebecca, Parasites)
  • May 13 Laurence Kirwan, archaeologist
  • May 14 Dick Bentley, entertainer
  • May 14 Mohammed Ayub Khan, general/premier/president (Pakistan)
  • May 14 Hans von der Groeben, German diplomat (d. 2005)
  • May 14 Johnny Moss, American poker player (d. 1995)
  • May 15 Josef Alexander, composer
  • May 15 Phillip Piratin, communist
  • May 15 Sukhdev Thapar, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1931)
  • May 16 Robert Tisdall, Ireland, 400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1932)
  • May 17 Charles Cawley, British chief scientist/minister of power
  • May 17 Horace McMahon, South Norwalk Ct, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)
  • May 17 Ilona Schacherer Elek, Budapest Hung, fencer (Olympic-gold-1936, 48)
  • May 18 Clifford Curzon, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal), born in London, England
  • May 18 Robley D Evans, nuclear physicist
  • May 18 Carl Mydans, American photographer (d. 2004)
  • May 22 Laurence Olivier, English actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer), born in Dorking, Surrey (d. 1989)
  • May 22 Hergé, Belgian comic book creator (d. 1983)