Famous People Born in 1911 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 492 of 492

  • Oct 15th James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)
  • Oct 19th George Cates, orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 19th Hilde Spiel, writer
  • Oct 20th Will Rogers Jr, NY, actor (Down to Earth)
  • Oct 21st Peter Graves, English actor (Derby Day/Admirable Crichton), born in London, England
  • Oct 21st Vladimir Ussachevsky, Manchurian/US composer (Creation) [NS=Nov 3]
  • Oct 24th Clarence M Kelley, FBI head
  • Oct 24th Sonny Terry, rocker
  • Oct 24th Paul Grégoire, French Canadian archbishop of Montreal (d. 1993)
  • Oct 24th Nathaniel Wyeth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, USA, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle)

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Oct 26th Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (Whole World in his Hands), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
Gospel Singer
Mahalia Jackson
  • Oct 26th Sid Gillman, Minneapolis, Minnesota, NFL hall of fame coach/player (LA, San Diego, Houston)
  • Oct 26th Sorley MacLean Somhairle MacChaluim, poet
  • Oct 27th Leif Erickson, California, actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront)
  • Oct 29th Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader
  • Oct 30th Ruth Hussey, American actress (d. 2005)
  • Nov 1st Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
  • Nov 1st Donald William Kerst, Madison, Wisconsin, American Physicist who developed the betatron (device to accelerate electron beams)
  • Nov 2nd Odysseus Elytis Alepoudellis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1979)
  • Nov 2nd Raphael Robinson, US mathematician (d. 1995)
  • Nov 3rd Vladimir Ussachevsky, Hailar Manchuria, composer (Creation)
  • Nov 4th Jack Rose, screenwriter
  • Nov 4th Ssamu Shimizu, composer
  • Nov 5th Roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show)
  • Nov 7th Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist
  • Nov 9th Tabish Dehlvi, Pakistani poet (d. 2004)
  • Nov 10th Harry Andrews, Kent England, actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha)
  • Nov 11th Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], Horsforth, Yorkshire, English actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny)
  • Nov 12th Luc Estang, [Lucien Bastard], French writer (Stigmates)
  • Nov 12th William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian
  • Nov 12th Buck Clayton, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1991)
  • Nov 13th Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Nov 17th Charles Walters, US, actor/choreographer/director (Easter parade)
  • Nov 17th Nobutaka Shikanai, Japans media CEO (Fujisankei Com Group)
  • Nov 17th William Tannen, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 17th Christian Fouchet, French diplomat (d. 1974)
  • Nov 18th Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer (d. 2000)
  • Nov 20th Jean Shiley, US, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1932)
  • Nov 23rd Peter Saunders, English theater producer (Legend of the Werewolf)
  • Nov 24th Kirby Grant, Butte Mont, actor (Sky King)
  • Nov 24th Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter
  • Nov 24th Joe Medwick, baseball player (d. 1975)
  • Nov 25th Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (d. 1984)
  • Nov 26th Raymond Scheyven, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs
  • Nov 26th Ronald Diggens, English fabric manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • Nov 26th Samuel H Reshevsky, Polish/US chess grandmaster/prodigy
  • Nov 27th Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix/Kuifje)
  • Nov 27th Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist
  • Nov 28th Václav Renč, Czech poet (d. 1973)
  • Nov 29th Klaus E J Fuchs, Rüsselsheim Germany, German/British atomic physicist/spy
  • Nov 30th Jorge Negrete, Mexican singer and actor (d. 1953)
  • Dec 1st Walter Alston, baseball manager (Dodgers)
  • Dec 1st Calvin Griffith, Canadian-born baseball executive (d. 1999)
  • Dec 3rd Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures)
  • Dec 3rd Nino Rota, Milan Italy, composer (Torquemada)
  • Dec 5th Alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows)
  • Dec 5th Władysław Szpilman, Polish pianist (d. 2000)
  • Dec 6th Alfred James Broomhall, Methodist missionary
  • Dec 8th Lee J Cobb, actor (Virginian, 12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 8th Nikos Gatsos, Greek poet and lyricist (d. 1992)
  • Dec 9th Broderick Crawford, American actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 9th Ryūzō Sejima, Japanese educator (d. 2007)
  • Dec 10th Chet Huntley, Cardwell Mont, newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report)
  • Dec 11th Nagib Machfus, Egyptian writer (Nobel 1988)
  • Dec 11th Vincent Henry Kemp, poet
  • Dec 12th Anna Russell, composer

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Dec 13th Kenneth Patchen, Niles, Ohio, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest), (d. 1972)

Poet/Novelist Kenneth Patchen
Poet/Novelist
Kenneth Patchen
  • Dec 14th Ota Adler, Czech/British fur trader/founder (Federal Trust)
  • Dec 14th Spike Jones, composer (In a Secluded Rendesvous), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 14th Hans von Ohain, German/American aerospace engineer (d. 1998)
  • Dec 15th Stan Kenton, [Newcomb], Wichita Ks, jazz musician (Music 55)
  • Dec 15th Nicholas P. Dallis, American psychiatrist and comic strip writer (d. 1991)
  • Dec 17th William Roerick, actor (Guiding Light)
  • Dec 18th Helen Vlachos, journalist
  • Dec 18th Jules Dassin, Middletown CT, director (Circle of Two, Never on Sunday)
  • Dec 20th Hortense Calisher, novelist (Arts & Letters 1967), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 21st Josh Gibson, pro baseball player, "Negro Babe Ruth" (hit 800+ HRs)
  • Dec 21st Paul Burkhard, composer
  • Dec 22nd Grote Reber, US, astronomer (1st parabolic radio telescope)
  • Dec 23rd James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Dec 23rd Niels Jerne, immunologist
  • Dec 24th Eric Briault, educationalist
  • Dec 24th Malcolm MacEwen, writer
  • Dec 25th Burne Hogarth, strip-cartoon artist
  • Dec 25th Louise Bourgeois, sculptor
  • Dec 26th Arsenio Lacson, Filipino politician and sportswriter (d. 1962)
  • Dec 26th Steve Kordek, pinball machine designer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Dec 27th Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Jan 1]
  • Dec 28th Phani Majumdar, filmmaker
  • Dec 28th Sam Levenson, humorist (Sam Levenson Show, Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 30th Jeanette Nolan, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 31st Dal Stivens, Australian novelist (d. 1997)