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, Phila Pa, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie)
  • 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, writer
  • 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, artist
  • Feb 4th Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head)
  • Feb 5th Alan Hodgkin, British physicist (Nobel 1963)
  • Feb 5th William S Burroughs, St Louis, novelist (Naked Lunch)
  • 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, Milwaukee Wisc, orchestra leader (Circus Time)
  • Feb 10th Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)
  • 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, San Bernardino CA, composer (Tubby the Tuba)
  • 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, Milwaukee Wisc, country vocalist (Pee Wee King Song)
  • 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, Austin Tx, actor (Spotlight Playhouse, Mildred Pierce)
  • 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 (d. 1998)
  • 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, composer
  • 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, Temple Texas, NFL hall of famer QB (Washington Redskins)

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], Zhucheng, Chinese communist and wife of Mao Zedong (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 [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, dancer
  • 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, writer
  • 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, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pvt Benjamin)
  • Apr 30th Sid Weiss, bassist
  • May 2nd Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for South Africa v England 1947)
  • May 4th Abdel Karim Kassem, general/premier/dictator of Iraq (1958-63)