Famous People Born in August 1914

  • Aug 1 Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, born in Voroshilovka, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • Aug 2 Felix Leclerc, composer
  • Aug 2 Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist
  • Aug 2 Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury, New York, American actress (Network, Poltergeist)
  • Aug 3 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 4 Rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 5 Anita Colby, model/actress (Pepsi Cola Playhouse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 5 David Brian, American actor (Accussed of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 5 Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist/composer (Coriolan)
  • Aug 6 Susan Cowdy, ornithologist
  • Aug 6 Arthur Charles Dobson, British racing driver (d. 1980)
  • Aug 7 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
  • Aug 8 Arthur Holt, politician
  • Aug 8 Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1948)
  • Aug 9 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor
  • Aug 9 Gordon Cullen, English architect (Townscape), born in Calverley (d. 1994)
  • Aug 9 Tove Jansson, Finnish author (Moomins) (d. 2001)
  • Aug 9 Joe Mercer, English footballer (d. 1990)
  • Aug 10 Jeff Corey, American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 10 Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973)
  • Aug 11 José Silva, American parapsychologist (d. 1999)
  • Aug 12 [Hendrik] Jan Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool)
  • Aug 12 Gerd Buchdahl, German philosopher (d. 2001)
  • Aug 12 Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and composer (I'll Never Smile Again) (d. 1981)
  • Aug 13 Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer (d. 1970)
  • Aug 14 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
  • Aug 15 Peter Nicholson Gunn, Australian writer (The Churches of Rome), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1995)
  • Aug 16 Tullio Pandolfini, Italian water polo (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Aug 17 Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55)
  • Aug 19 Fumio Hayasaka, composer
  • Aug 19 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
  • Aug 20 Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Aug 21 Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), born in Islip, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 21 Doug Wright, English cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's), born in Sidcup, Kent (d. 1998)
  • Aug 25 Alexei Haieff, American composer (Princess Zondilda), born in Biagoveschensk, Siberia (d. 1994)
  • Aug 26 Julio Cortázar, Argentine writer (Blow-Up, Underground Game), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • Aug 27 Catherine Marshall, editor/writer
  • Aug 28 Glenn Osser, American orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue), born in Munising, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Aug 30 Julie Bishop, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 30 Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur
  • Aug 31 Richard Basehart, American actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1984)