Famous People Born in 1914

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 547

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

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

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

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

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

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Mar 17th 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 18th Cesar Guerra Peixe, composer
  • Mar 18th James Pack, naval officer museum curator
  • Mar 19th J Jay Berwanger, 1st Heisman Trophy winner (1935)
  • Mar 19th Patricia Morison, actress (Peyton Place, Dressed to Kill)
  • Mar 19th Leonidas Alaoglu, Greek-Canadian mathematician (d. 1981)

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Mar 19th 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 20th Wendell Corey, Dracut Mass, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl)
  • Mar 20th William Baddeley, rector (St James's Piccadilly)
  • Mar 21st Herman Siles Zuazo, politician
  • Mar 21st Paul Tortelier, composer
  • Mar 22nd Cec Burke, cricketer (NZ leg-spinner v Australia 1946, 1 & 3, 2-30)
  • Mar 22nd Lord Stokes [Donald Stokes], Plymouth, Devon, English industrialist
  • Mar 22nd Masao Maruyama, social scientist
  • Mar 23rd Robert Gross, composer
  • Mar 24th Lilli Palmer, Posen Germany, actress (Boys From Brazil, Sebastian)
  • Mar 25th Marthe Robert, essayist/translator
  • Mar 25th Norman E Borlaug, US agriculture scientist (Nobel 1970)
  • Mar 26th Ian McGeoch, Vice-Admiral
  • Mar 26th William Westmoreland, Saxon SC, army general (Vietnam era)
  • Mar 26th Toru Kumon, Japanese educator (d. 1995)
  • Mar 27th Budd Schulberg, novelist and screenwriter (On the Waterfront), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 27th Richard Denning, Poughkeepsie NY, actor (Steve-Karen, Hawaii Five-0)
  • Mar 27th Snooky Lanson, singer (Your Hit Parade, 5 Star Jubilee), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Mar 28th Bohumil Hrabal, writer
  • Mar 28th Edmund Sixtus Muskie, (Sen-D-Me)/US Secretary of State (1980)
  • Mar 28th Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 28th Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • Mar 28th Kenneth Richard Norris, Australian entomologist (d. 2003)
  • Mar 29th Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)
  • Mar 30th Sonny Boy Williamson I [John Lee], American blues musician (Down & Out Blues), born in Madison County, Tennessee (d. 1948)
  • Mar 31st Octavio Paz, Mexico, writer/diplomat (Salamandra, Topoemas)
  • Apr 1st Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist
  • Apr 1st Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor (d. 2002)

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

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