Famous People Born in August 1911

  • Aug 1 Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician
  • Aug 1 Ronald MacDonald, British major-general (WWII), born in Quetta, India (d. 2005)
  • Aug 1 Jackie Ormes, American cartoonist (d. 1985)
  • Aug 3 Karel G Bakker, Dutch actor (Lady Windermere's Fan)
  • Aug 3 Alex McCrindle, Scottish actor (d. 1990)
  • Aug 5 Robert Taylor, Filley Neb, actor (Death Valley Days)

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Aug 6 Lucille Ball, American comedienne and actress (I Love Lucy, Mame), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1989)

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
  • Aug 6 Norman Gordon, Souty African cricket pace bowler (against England 1938-39)
  • Aug 7 R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)
  • Aug 8 Rosetta LeNoire, American actor (Grandma Winslow-Family Matters), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 9 Khurshed Meher-Homji, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936)
  • Aug 9 Robert McCormick, Danville Ky, NBC newscaster (Current Opinion)
  • Aug 9 William A Fowler, US, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)
  • Aug 9 Eddie Futch, American boxing trainer (d. 2001)
  • Aug 10 A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)
  • Aug 11 Alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)
  • Aug 11 Benny Lee, entertainer
  • Aug 11 Henry Kulky, Hastings-on-Hudson NY, actor (Otto-Life of Riley)
  • Aug 11 Prem Bhatia, journalist
  • Aug 11 Ronald Batty, bookseller
  • Aug 11 Thanom Kittikachorn, general/premier Thailand (1958..73)
  • Aug 12 Cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexico, actor (Around World in 80 Days)
  • Aug 13 William Bernbach, Famous Advertiser (d. 1982)
  • Aug 14 Ethel Lois Payne, American civil rights journalist and "1st Lady of the Black Press", born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 14 Jan Koetsier, composer
  • Aug 14 Pieter Platteel, last governor Neth New-Guinea
  • Aug 17 Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince
  • Aug 17 Jan Lode Cantens, Flemish dramatist (God's Murderer)
  • Aug 20 Ronald Udell, England, production designer (Pinewood Studios)
  • Aug 22 Edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop)
  • Aug 22 Somerset de Chair, British writer, MP and poet, born in Somerset (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Albert Alberts, writer/journalist (French battle)
  • Aug 23 Birger Ruud, Norway, 90m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
  • Aug 23 Carl Dolmetsch, director (Haslemere Festival)
  • Aug 23 Elizabeth "Betty" Robinson, US 100m sprinter (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • Aug 24 Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister
  • Aug 25 Jacopo Napoli, composer
  • Aug 25 Vo Nguyen Giap (Võ Nguyên Giáp), Vietnamese general and statesman, (d. 2013)
  • Aug 26 Lester Lanin, orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits)
  • Aug 27 Patience Edney, nurse/communist
  • Aug 27 Kay Walsh, British actress (d. 2005)
  • Aug 28 Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician
  • Aug 28 Joseph MAH Luns, foreign minister/secr-general (NATO)
  • Aug 31 Hilde Jarecki, educationist