Famous People Born in 1914

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 547

  • Jan 1 Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)
  • Jan 3 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
  • Jan 4 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
  • Jan 4 Herman Franks, American baseball player

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Jan 5 George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)

  • Jan 5 Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)
  • Jan 6 Arnold Richardson, composer
  • Jan 6 Danny Thomas, Deerfield Mich, comedian (Danny Thomas Show)
  • Jan 6 David Bruce, Kankakee Ill, actor (Harry-Beulah)
  • Jan 8 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer
  • Jan 9 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Jan 9 Gypsy Rose Lee, [Rose Hovick], burlesque actress (Gypsy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jan 9 Kenny [Klook] Clarke, jazz/drummer, composer (Epistrop), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 10 Claude Gallimard, France, publisher
  • Jan 10 Polly Rowles, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 10 Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000)
  • Jan 11 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
  • Jan 12 Edward John Gurney, American politician, US senator (1969-74), born in Portland, Maine (d. 1996)
  • Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
  • Jan 15 Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
  • Jan 16 Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
  • Jan 16 Roger Wagner, American choral musician (d. 1992)
  • Jan 17 Anacleto Angelini, Chilean businessman (d. 2007)
  • Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, German writer, born in Hamburg (d. 1979)
  • Jan 19 Bob Gerard, British racing driver (d. 1990)
  • Jan 20 Wensley Pithey, Cape Town South Africa, actor (Winston Churchill-Ike)
  • Jan 22 Dimitri Dragatakis, composer
  • Jan 23 Napoleon L Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne
  • Jan 26 Kaye Webb, English writer/publisher (Puffin Club)
  • Jan 26 Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar (d. 2006)
  • Jan 27 Anna Larina, revolutionary
  • Jan 28 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1992)
  • Jan 30 David Wayne, Traverse City Mich, actor (Andromeda Strain, Adams Rib)
  • Jan 30 John Ireland, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 30 Louis Osman, artist architect goldsmith medallist/craftsman
  • Jan 31 Carey Lofton, Blountsville Fla, actor (Skinner-Troubleshooters)

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Jan 31 Jersey Joe Walcott, Merchantville New Jersey, heavyweight boxing champ (1951-52)

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • Jan 31 Louis Osman, architect/artist/goldsmith
  • Jan 31 Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure
  • Feb 2 Eric Kierans, Canadian politician and economist (d. 2004)
  • Feb 3 Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer
  • Feb 3 Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born British artist, born in Auckland (d. 1994)
  • Feb 4 Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head)
  • Feb 5 Alan Hodgkin, British physicist (Nobel 1963)
  • Feb 5 William S Burroughs, novelist (Naked Lunch), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 6 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (d. 2005)
  • Feb 7 David Ignatow, US poet (Tread the Dark, Rescue the Dead)
  • Feb 7 Jacques Mornard, [Ramon Mercader], murderer (Trotsky)
  • Feb 7 Ralph Whitlock, writer
  • Feb 8 Bert Haas, baseball player
  • Feb 8 Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music)
  • Feb 9 Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck, baseball club owner
  • Feb 9 Ernest Tubb, Tx, guitarist/singer (I'm Walking the Floor over You)
  • Feb 9 Max Manus, resistance fighter
  • Feb 9 Ralph Herman, orchestra leader (Circus Time), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 10 Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)
  • Feb 11 Josh White, Blues, folk and gospel musician, born in Greenville, South Carolina (d. 1969)
  • Feb 11 French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer
  • Feb 11 Matt Dennis, vocalist (Matt Dennis Show), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 11 Menelaos Pallantios, composer
  • Feb 11 Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge of Amsterdam
  • Feb 12 Gordon Tex Beneke, saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)
  • Feb 12 Nello Celio, Swiss president
  • Feb 12 Arvid Pardo, Maltese diplomat, a.k.a "Father of the Law of the Sea Conference" (d. 1999)
  • Feb 13 Earl Cadogan, British large landowner (Military Cross)
  • Feb 13 George Kleinsinger, composer (Tubby the Tuba), born in San Bernardino, California
  • Feb 14 Margarete Mewes, Nazi overseer at concentration camp
  • Feb 14 Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
  • Feb 15 Arthur Sydney Martin, spy catcher
  • Feb 15 Kevin McCarthy, actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Howling), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 15 R W Woods, bishop (Worcester)
  • Feb 15 Hale Boggs, American politician (d. 1972)
  • Feb 16 J Tobin, British anaesthetist
  • Feb 16 Jimmy Wakely, Mineola Ark, country vocalist (5 Star Jubilee)
  • Feb 17 Albert Westerlinck, [Jose J M Aerts], Flemish literary
  • Feb 17 Arthur Kennedy, Worcester Mass, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place)
  • Feb 17 Per-Jakez Helias, writer/teacher
  • Feb 17 [Bert de] Wayne Morris, WW II-pilot/actor (Paths of Glory), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 18 Edward George Edwards, chemist
  • Feb 18 Pee Wee King, country vocalist (Pee Wee King Song), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 19 Jacques Dufilho, French comedian (d. 2005)
  • Feb 20 John Daly, South Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)
  • Feb 20 Marion Kettlewell, British director (WRNS)
  • Feb 20 Willem J H Baart, Dutch vicar (Cuentanan di Nanzi)
  • Feb 21 Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)
  • Feb 21 Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
  • Feb 22 Renato Dulbecco, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
  • Feb 23 Margaret Farrer, CEO (Central Midwives Board)
  • Feb 23 Theofiel Middelkamp, Dutch cyclist (d. 2005)
  • Feb 24 David Langdon, cartoonist/illustrator
  • Feb 24 Zachary Scott, actor (Spotlight Playhouse, Mildred Pierce), born in Austin, Texas
  • Feb 24 Ralph Erskine, British architect (Byker Wall) (d. 2005)
  • Feb 25 John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators & writers)
  • Feb 26 Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain, By Popular Demand), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 26 Witold Rowicki, composer
  • Feb 28 Jim Boles, actor (Joe-One Man's Family), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Mar 1 Archibald J Gumede, South African ANC member/chairman (UDF)
  • Mar 1 Ralph Waldo Ellison, US writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Cast)
  • Mar 1 Harry Caray, American sportscaster (Chicago Cubs), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1998) probable date
  • Mar 3 Martin Ritt, actor/director (Slugger's Wife, End of the Game)
  • Mar 4 Gino Colaussi (Luigi Colaussi), Italian footballer (d. 1991)
  • Mar 4 Ward Kimball, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
  • Mar 4 Robert R. Wilson, American physicist, sculptor and architect (d. 2000)
  • Mar 5 Philip Farkas, American horn player and teacher (d. 1992)
  • Mar 6 Kirill P Kondrashin, Moscow Russia, conductor (Hollywood Bowl 1981)
  • Mar 7 Morton DaCosta, director (Island of Love, Music Man), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 8 Jacob B Bakema, urban developer (St Louis Missouri)
  • Mar 8 Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Russian physicist (d. 1987)
  • Mar 9 Fred Clark, Lincoln California, actor (Burns & Allen, Auntie Mame, Hazard)
  • Mar 10 Chandler Harper, golfer (1950 PGA champ)
  • Mar 12 Jan Kapr, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1988)
  • Mar 13 Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer
  • Mar 13 Tessie O'Shea, entertainer
  • Mar 13 Edward O'Hare, American pilot (d. 1943)
  • Mar 13 W.O. Mitchell, Canadian writer (d. 1998)
  • Mar 14 Henry Ralph Carr, soldier
  • Mar 14 Jiri Reinberger, composer
  • Mar 14 Lee Elhardt Hays, American folksinger (d. 1981)
  • Mar 14 Bill Owen, British actor (d. 1999)
  • Mar 14 Lee Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
  • Mar 15 Aniello Dellacroce, American gangster (d. 1985)

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Mar 17 Sammy Baugh, American NFL hall of fame quarterback (Washington Redskins), born in Temple, Texas (d. 2008)

American Football Player and Coach Sammy Baugh
American Football Player and Coach
Sammy Baugh
  • Mar 18 Cesar Guerra Peixe, composer
  • Mar 18 James Pack, naval officer museum curator
  • Mar 19 J Jay Berwanger, 1st Heisman Trophy winner (1935)
  • Mar 19 Patricia Morison, actress (Peyton Place, Dressed to Kill)
  • Mar 19 Leonidas Alaoglu, Greek-Canadian mathematician (d. 1981)

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Mar 19 Jiang Qing [Madame Mao], Chinese communist and wife of Mao Zedong, born in Zhucheng, Shandong, China (d. 1991)

Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing
Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong
Jiang Qing
  • Mar 20 Wendell Corey, Dracut Mass, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl)
  • Mar 20 William Baddeley, rector (St James's Piccadilly)
  • Mar 21 Herman Siles Zuazo, politician
  • Mar 21 Paul Tortelier, composer
  • Mar 22 Cec Burke, cricketer (NZ leg-spinner v Australia 1946, 1 & 3, 2-30)
  • Mar 22 Lord Stokes [Donald Stokes], Plymouth, Devon, English industrialist
  • Mar 22 Masao Maruyama, social scientist
  • Mar 23 Robert Gross, composer
  • Mar 25 Marthe Robert, essayist/translator
  • Mar 25 Norman E Borlaug, US agriculture scientist (Nobel 1970)
  • Mar 26 Ian McGeoch, Vice-Admiral
  • Mar 26 William Westmoreland, Saxon SC, army general (Vietnam era)
  • Mar 26 Toru Kumon, Japanese educator (d. 1995)
  • Mar 27 Budd Schulberg, novelist and screenwriter (On the Waterfront), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 27 Richard Denning, Poughkeepsie NY, actor (Steve-Karen, Hawaii Five-0)
  • Mar 27 Snooky Lanson, singer (Your Hit Parade, 5 Star Jubilee), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Mar 28 Bohumil Hrabal, writer
  • Mar 28 Edmund Muskie, American politician (Sen-D-Me) and US Secretary of State (1980-81), born in Rumford, Maine (d. 1996)
  • Mar 28 Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 28 Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • Mar 28 Kenneth Richard Norris, Australian entomologist (d. 2003)
  • Mar 29 Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)
  • Mar 30 Sonny Boy Williamson I [John Lee], American blues musician (Down & Out Blues), born in Madison County, Tennessee (d. 1948)
  • Mar 31 Octavio Paz, Mexico, writer/diplomat (Salamandra, Topoemas)
  • Apr 1 Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist
  • Apr 1 Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor (d. 2002)

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Apr 2 Alec Guinness, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai), born in London, England

  • Apr 3 Katherine Stammers Menzies, England, doubles tennis player (Wimb 1935)
  • Apr 4 Gustave Camus, Belgian painter
  • Apr 4 John Beith, British diplomat
  • Apr 4 Marguerite Duras, France, novelist/playwright (Sea Wall)
  • Apr 5 Frederick Angus Armstrong, journalist
  • Apr 7 Sydney Thompson, rock climber
  • Apr 8 John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour)
  • Apr 8 María Félix, Mexican actress (d. 2002)
  • Apr 9 Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)
  • Apr 10 E A V "Foffie" Williams, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1939-48)
  • Apr 10 Jack Badcock, cricketer (Tasmania Australian batsman of 30's)
  • Apr 11 Norman McLaren, Canadian film animator and director (d. 1987)
  • Apr 12 Armen Alchian, American economist
  • Apr 15 John Gregory, English ballet dancer (Harlequin Ballet Company), born in Norwich (d. 1996)
  • Apr 16 John Hodiak, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 17 George W. Davis, American art director (d. 1984)
  • Apr 18 C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
  • Apr 18 Henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP)
  • Apr 19 Andrew Wilkinson, pediatrician
  • Apr 20 Betty Lou Gerson, American actress (d. 1999)
  • Apr 21 Norman Panama, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • Apr 22 Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)
  • Apr 22 Hans Baumann, German nationalist writer, born in Amberg, Bavaria (d. 1988)
  • Apr 22 Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)
  • Apr 22 Michael Wittman, German soldier and tank ace (d. 1944)
  • Apr 23 Andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England)
  • Apr 23 John Hubbard, Indiana Harbor Indiana, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie)
  • Apr 23 Mitsu Suzuki, teacher of tea ceremony at SF Zen Center
  • Apr 24 Bernard Caulfield, judge
  • Apr 24 Justin Wilson, cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips)
  • Apr 24 Ruth White, Perth Amboy NJ, actress (Up the Down Staircase)
  • Apr 25 Claude Mauriac, writer
  • Apr 25 Marcos Perez Jimenez, president/dictator Venezuela
  • Apr 25 Ross Lockridge, Jr., American writer (d. 1948)
  • Apr 26 Bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967)
  • Apr 26 Charlie Chester, British comedian (Never Say Die)
  • Apr 26 Horace Leonard Gold, Sci-Fi writer/editor
  • Apr 26 James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls/Columbia, Maryland)
  • Apr 26 Wilfred Howard Mellers, composer
  • Apr 27 Albert Soboult, French historian
  • Apr 28 Skuli Halldorsson, composer
  • Apr 29 Ewan Roberts, actress (Pvt Benjamin), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apr 30 Sid Weiss, jazz bassist, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1994)
  • May 2 Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for South Africa v England 1947)
  • May 4 Abdel Karim Kassem, general/premier/dictator of Iraq (1958-63)