Famous People Born in May 1913

  • May 1 Walter Susskind, Praha (Prague) Czechoslovakia, conductor
  • May 1 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (d. 2005)
  • May 2 Nigel Patrick, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), born in London, England
  • May 3 Earl Blackwell, author (Celebrity Register), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 3 William M Inge, US playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953)
  • May 4 Lady Katherine Brandram, née Princess of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)
  • May 5 Tyrone Power, actor (The Mark of Zorro, Alexander's Ragtime Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 6 Carmen Cavallaro, actor (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), born in NYC, New York
  • May 6 Gyula David, Hungarian composer (Viola Concerto) and violinist, born in Budapest (d. 1977)
  • May 6 Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist
  • May 6 Kenneth Horne, English paper manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • May 6 Ronald Harris, British 1st Church Estates Commissioner
  • May 6 Stewart Granger, [James Stewart], actor (Prisoner of Zenda), born in London, England
  • May 8 Sidney James [Cohen], actor (Carry On), born in Johannesburg
  • May 9 John Hayes, British Naval Officer and Naval Secretary, born Southcote, Bermuda (d. 1998)
  • May 9 Victor Smith, Admiral (Australian Chiefs of Staff)
  • May 11 Clare Grundman, composer
  • May 11 Tutti Camarata, Glen Ridge NJ, orchestra leader (Vic Damone Show)
  • May 11 Robert Jungk, Austrian publicist (d. 1994)
  • May 13 Sanjiva Reddy, president (India)
  • May 13 William R Tolbert, president Liberia (1971-80)
  • May 16 Woody Herman, jazz clarinetist/bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds)
  • May 17 Alec Ogilvie, CEO (Powell Duffryn)
  • May 17 Lord Hirshfield, chartered accountant
  • May 17 Hans Ruesch, Swiss racing driver (d. 2007)
  • May 18 Charles Trenet, French singer and songwriter (d. 2001)
  • May 19 Albert Hardy, photographer
  • May 19 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India
  • May 20 Henry Cadbury Brown, architect
  • May 20 Ion Dumitrescu, composer
  • May 20 William Hewlett, co-founder (Hewlett-Packard Co)
  • May 21 Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (d. 1976)
  • May 22 Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
  • May 22 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, CA, actor (Docks of NY)
  • May 23 Ian Graeme, major-general
  • May 24 Audrey Brown, England, 4 X 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1936)
  • May 24 Willi Daume, olympic organizer
  • May 25 Joseph Peter Grace, businessman
  • May 25 Richard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster (d. 1965)
  • May 26 Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician

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May 26 Peter Cushing, English actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who), born in Kenley, Surrey, England (d. 1994)

  • May 26 Robert Shaw, town planner
  • May 27 Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop (Southwark England)
  • May 27 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German cartoonist/painter
  • May 28 Gordon Wolstenholme, British physician (Ciba Foundation)
  • May 29 Douglas Black, physician
  • May 29 Iris Adrian, actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 29 Tony Zale, American boxer (d. 1997)
  • May 30 Cedric Thorpe Davie, composer
  • May 31 Peter Gibson, British Rear-Admiral