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, actor (Death Valley Days), born in Filley, Nebraska (d. 1969)

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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, South African cricket pace bowler (against England 1938-39), born in Boksburg, South Africa (d. 2014)
  • 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, American 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], Mexican actor (Around World in 80 Days)
  • Aug 13 James Benton Parson, American judge, 1st African American federal judge, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1993)
  • 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, American actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • Aug 22 Somerset de Chair, British writer, MP and poet, born in Somerset (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Albert Alberts, Dutch writer and journalist (French battle), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Aug 23 Birger Ruud, Norwegian 90m ski jumper (Olympic gold 1932, 36), born in Kongsberg, Norway (d. 1998)
  • Aug 23 Carl Dolmetsch, French music director (Haslemere Festival), born in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France (d. 1997)
  • Aug 23 Elizabeth "Betty" Robinson, US 100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1928), born in Riverdale, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Aug 25 Jacopo Napoli, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1994)
  • Aug 25 Vo Nguyen Giap (Võ Nguyên Giáp), Vietnamese general and politician, born in Lệ Thủy District, Vietnam (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, Spanish politician, born in Herrera de Pisuerga, Spain (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 Joseph Luns, Dutch Foreign Minister and Secretary General (NATO), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2002)
  • Aug 31 Hilde Jarecki, educationist