Famous People Born in 1913

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 536

  • Jan 1st Eliot Janeway, financial writer (Economics of Chaos)
  • Jan 2nd Ernest Sidey, British air marshal
  • Jan 2nd Gardner Read, Evanston, Illinois, composer
  • Jan 2nd Juanita E Jackson Mitchell, US head (NAACP)
  • Jan 2nd Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, France, meteorologist
  • Jan 2nd Anna Lee, Ightham, Kent, English actress (General Hospital, How Green Was My Valley)
  • Jan 4th Malietoa Tanumafili II, King of West-Samoa (1962- )
  • Jan 6th Edward Gierek, party leader (Polish CP)
  • Jan 6th Loretta Young, Salt Lake City Ut, actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger)
  • Jan 6th Tom Brown, actor (Ed-Gunsmoke, Lt Rovacs-Mr Lucky), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7th Francis De Wolff, England, actor (From Russia With Love)
  • Jan 7th Shirley Ross, actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 7th Johnny Mize, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • Jan 8th Horace Smith, cricketer (NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball (Paynter))
  • Jan 9th Lavad "Dr Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano
  • Jan 9th Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist

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Jan 9th Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Jan 10th Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslavakia (1975-89)
  • Jan 10th Haywood Frank Henry, sax player
  • Jan 10th Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981)
  • Jan 13th Jeff Morrow, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 14th Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
  • Jan 15th Lloyd Bridges, San Leandro California, actor (Sea Hunt, Roots, Airplane)
  • Jan 15th Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (d. 2005)
  • Jan 15th Alexander Marinesko, captain of the S-13 submarine, which sank the German ship Wilhelm Gustloff (d. 1963)
  • Jan 17th Werenfried [Flip] van Straaten, founder (Oostpriesterhulp)
  • Jan 17th Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)
  • Jan 18th Danny Kaye, American UNICEF/comedian/actor (Danny Kaye Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 19th Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author
  • Jan 19th Rex Ingamells, Australian poet (d. 1955)
  • Jan 19th "Minnesota Fats", American billiards player (d. 1996)
  • Jan 22nd Verdina Shlonsky, composer
  • Jan 22nd William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)
  • Jan 22nd Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
  • Jan 24th Mark Goodson, TV game-show proudcer (Goodson-Toddman)
  • Jan 24th Norman Dello Joio, [Dello Ioio], composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25th Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
  • Jan 26th Jimmy Van Heusen, songwriter (Love & Marriage)
  • Jan 26th William Prince, Nichols NY, actor (City in Fear, Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • Jan 27th Milton Adolphus, composer
  • Jan 27th Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer
  • Jan 28th Jan Masseus, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1999)
  • Jan 28th Oliver Chesterton, chartered surveyor
  • Jan 29th Victor Mature, actor (1 Million BC, Samson & Delilah) (d. 1999), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jan 29th Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • Jan 29th Peter von Zahn, German journalist and writer (d. 2001)
  • Jan 30th Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
  • Jan 30th Percy Thrower, English radio host

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Jan 31st Don Hutson, Pine Bluff Arkansas, first NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers)

First Wide Receiver in NFL History Don Hutson
First Wide Receiver in NFL History
Don Hutson
  • Jan 31st Hector Iglesias Villoud, composer
  • Jan 31st Wayne Millner, NFL end (Boston/Washington Redskins)
  • Feb 1st Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, Test pilot
  • Feb 2nd Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
  • Feb 3rd Richard Seaman, British racing driver (d. 1939)

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Feb 4th Rosa Parks, Tuskegee Alabama, American civil rights activist (bus protestor)

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Activist
Rosa Parks
  • Feb 5th Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger
  • Feb 6th John Lund, actor (Wackiest Ship in the Army), born in Rochester, New York

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Feb 6th Mary Nicol Leakey, palaeontologist

Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey
Mary Leakey
  • Feb 8th Betty Field, actress (Kings Row, Bus Stop), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 8th John Grandy, Brits RAF-marshal
  • Feb 9th Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports funds)
  • Feb 10th Philippa Bevans, actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient)
  • Feb 10th Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian
  • Feb 10th Douglas Slocombe, British cinematographer (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London (d. 1916)
  • Feb 11th Lucio Diestro San Pedro, composer
  • Feb 12th Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Braganca, grandson of emperor Pedro I
  • Feb 13th Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant
  • Feb 13th Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest
  • Feb 14th Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)
  • Feb 14th Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
  • Feb 14th James Pike, bishop (Beyond Anxiety), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Feb 14th Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
  • Feb 14th Mel Allen, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 15th Willy Vandersteen, Belgian cartoonist (Suske & Wiske)
  • Feb 15th Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (d. 1997)
  • Feb 17th Josephine F "Fietje" van Anrooy, Dutch actress/director
  • Feb 17th Oskar Danon, Yugoslav composer, born in Sarajevo (d. 2009)
  • Feb 17th Rene Leibowitz, composer
  • Feb 18th Artur Axmann, nazi youth leader
  • Feb 18th Dane Clark, Bkln, actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason)
  • Feb 19th Alvin Derold Etler, composer
  • Feb 20th Jozef Kresanek, composer
  • Feb 20th Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1994)
  • Feb 20th Rex Tucker, TV writer/director
  • Feb 21st Glenn M Anderson, (Rep-D-CA, 1969- )
  • Feb 21st Roger Laurent, Belgian racing driver (d. 1997)
  • Feb 23rd Charles Leonard, US, pentathelete (Olympic-1936)
  • Feb 23rd Edward Fiennes-Clinton, Australian-born 18th Earl of Lincoln, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 24th Richard Murphey Goodwin, economist
  • Feb 25th Gert Froebe, Saxony Germany, actor (Goldfinger)
  • Feb 25th Jim Backus, actor (Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan Is), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 26th George G Barker, English poet (Calamiterror, Anno Domini)
  • Feb 26th Hermann Lenz, German writer (Swabian Chronicle), born in Stuttgart (d. 1998)
  • Feb 27th Frank Allaun, British MP (L)
  • Feb 27th Irwin Shaw, US, novelist (Rich Man Poor Man)
  • Feb 27th Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish president (d. 1989)
  • Mar 1st Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photogrpaher/collector
  • Mar 2nd Godfried [Jan Arnold] Bomans, Dutch humorist/writer (Pieter Bas)
  • Mar 2nd Marjorie Weaver, Crossville Tennessee, actress (Young Mr Lincoln)
  • Mar 2nd Mort Cooper, baseball player (NL MVP 1942)
  • Mar 2nd Celedonio Romero, Spanish guitarist (d. 1996)
  • Mar 2nd Georgy Nikolaevich Flerov, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Physicist (nuclear fission)
  • Mar 3rd Margaret AR Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger
  • Mar 3rd Roger Caillois, French writer (Les Jeux et les Hommes)
  • Mar 4th Taos Amrouche, Algerian writer and singer (d. 1976)
  • Mar 4th Willie Johnson (guitarist), American guitarist (d. 1995)
  • Mar 5th Yulian Grigor'yevich Kreyn, composer
  • Mar 6th David Bowman, trade unionist
  • Mar 6th Ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Goldwyn Follies), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Mar 6th Stewart Granger, actor (Saraband for Dead Lovers)
  • Mar 9th Ger[ar]da Brautigam, journalist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (PvdA)
  • Mar 11th John Jacob Weinzweig, composer (Enchanted Hill), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 11th Thomas Gray, professor/anaesthetist
  • Mar 12th Harold Butler, cricketer (England pace bowler late 40's)
  • Mar 13th Sammy Kaye, saxophonist (Swing & Sway with Sammy Kaye)

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Mar 13th William J. Casey, American head of the CIA during the Iran-contra scandal (1981-87), born in New York City (d. 1987)

CIA Director William Casey
CIA Director
William Casey
  • Mar 13th Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor, born in Athens (d. 1985)
  • Mar 13th Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian writer
  • Mar 14th Witold Rudzinski, composer
  • Mar 15th Lex Goudsmit, Dutch actor (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Mar 15th MacDonald Carey, Sioux City Iowa, actor (One Life to Live, Dream Girl)
  • Mar 15th Jack Fairman, British racing driver (d. 2002)
  • Mar 18th Margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/Rhine
  • Mar 18th Rene Clement, Bordeaux France, director/writer (Is Paris Burning)
  • Mar 18th William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author
  • Mar 18th Reinhard Hardegen, German U-Boat commander
  • Mar 19th William Chatterton, cricketer (48 in only Test for England 1892)
  • Mar 20th Judith Evelyn, Seneca SD, actress (13th Letter, Tingler, Rear Window)
  • Mar 21st George Ghita Ionescu, academic
  • Mar 21st Max Youngstein, producer (United Artists), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 21st George Abecassis, English race car driver (d. 1991)
  • Mar 22nd James Westerfield, Nashville TN, actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny)
  • Mar 22nd Tom McCall, Governor of Oregon (d. 1983)
  • Mar 22nd Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
  • Mar 25th Sir Reo Stakis, Anglo-Cypriot hotel magnate (d. 2001)
  • Mar 26th Paul Erdos, mathematician
  • Mar 27th Godfrey Turner, composer
  • Mar 27th Theodor Dannecker, SS officer (d. 1945)
  • Mar 29th Jack Jones, British trade unionist (CH)
  • Mar 29th Niall MacGinnis, actor (Curse of the Demon), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Mar 29th Phil Foster, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 29th R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (d. 2000)
  • Mar 30th Frankie Laine, actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 30th Gottfried Reinhardt, theatre producer
  • Mar 30th Richard Helms, CIA head (1966-73)
  • Mar 30th Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
  • Mar 30th Censu Tabone, President of Malta, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 31st Etta Baker, Caldwell County North Carolina, American blues guitarist
  • Apr 3rd F H Tate, vice-CEO (Tate & Lyle)
  • Apr 3rd George Barati, composer
  • Apr 3rd Per Borten, Premier of Norway (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4th Frances Langford, Lakeland Fla, singer (Armed Forces Hour, Star Time)
  • Apr 4th Jerome Weidman, US writer (Tenderloin)
  • Apr 4th Rosemary Lane, Indianola IA, actress (4 Mothers, Harvest Melody)

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Apr 4th Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), born in Jug's Corner (Issaquena County) or Rolling Fork, Mississippi (d. 1983)

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • Apr 4th Jules Léger, Quebec diplomat and Governor general of Canada (d. 1980)
  • Apr 5th Alan Cheales, dominican priest
  • Apr 7th Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8th H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
  • Apr 10th Stefan Heym, German/US author (Crusaders, Family Benda)
  • Apr 11th Oleg Cassini, fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 12th Gabor Jodal, Romanian composer, born in Székelyudvarhely (d. 1989)
  • Apr 12th Keiko Fukuda, martial artist, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 13th Bernard Chacksfield, Air Vice-Marshal
  • Apr 13th David Donald Albritton, Danville Al, high jumper (Olympic-silver-1936)
  • Apr 14th Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
  • Apr 14th Jean Fournet, French conductor
  • Apr 14th John Howard, actor (Dave-My Three Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 16th Constance Shacklock, opera singer
  • Apr 16th Les Tremayne, actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds), born in London, England
  • Apr 16th Lord Aberconway, CEO (John Brown & Co)
  • Apr 17th Paul Langton, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Leslie-Peyton Place)
  • Apr 17th Richard Travis, American actor (Missile to the Moon), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1989)
  • Apr 18th Al Hodge, actor (Capt Video)
  • Apr 18th Kent Wheeler Kennan, composer
  • Apr 18th Milos Sokola, composer
  • Apr 18th Susan Bosence, textile designer
  • Apr 19th Cyril English, British educator
  • Apr 20th Dick Wessel, WI, actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie)
  • Apr 21st Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)
  • Apr 21st Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
  • Apr 21st Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Apr 23rd Jan Meyerowitz, composer
  • Apr 25th Earl Bostic, alto sax player (Flamingo, Temptation), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Apr 25th Russ Conway, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye)
  • Apr 27th Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
  • Apr 29th Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist
  • Apr 29th Thomas Chalmers, broadcaster
  • Apr 30th Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
  • Apr 30th Edith Fowke, folklorist
  • May 1st Walter Susskind, Praha (Prague) Czechoslovakia, conductor
  • May 1st Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (d. 2005)
  • May 2nd Nigel Patrick, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), born in London, England
  • May 3rd Earl Blackwell, author (Celebrity Register), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 3rd William M Inge, US playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953)
  • May 4th Lady Katherine Brandram, née Princess of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)
  • May 5th Tyrone Power, actor (The Mark of Zorro, Alexander's Ragtime Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 6th Carmen Cavallaro, actor (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), born in NYC, New York
  • May 6th Gyula David, Hungarian composer (Viola Concerto) and violinist, born in Budapest (d. 1977)
  • May 6th Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist