Famous People Born in August 1915

  • Aug 2 Gary Merrill, American actor (Young Dr Kildare, All About Eve), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 2 Johan Limpers, sculptor/resistance fighter
  • Aug 3 Sal Santen, Dutch writer
  • Aug 4 Irving Fields, Composer and pianist (Ilona Massey Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 4 Warren Avis, American entrepreneur (d. 2007)
  • Aug 8 Jumbo Elliott, American track coach (d. 1981)
  • Aug 9 Haim Alexander, composer
  • Aug 11 Kunio Toda, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 2003)
  • Aug 12 Alex Wojciechowicz, NFL center (Lions, Eagles)
  • Aug 12 Michael Kidd, American choreographer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 14 Lord Mishcon, economist
  • Aug 14 B.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist (d. 1998)
  • Aug 15 Alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist
  • Aug 15 Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish author/resistance fighter (Mensch op Weg)
  • Aug 15 Signe Hasso, actress (Johnny Angel, Double Life), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Aug 16 Al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody)
  • Aug 18 Max Lanier, baseball player
  • Aug 19 Ring Lardner Jr, American journalist and screenwriter (Woman of the Year, M A S H), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 19 Alfred Rouleau, French Canadian businessman and administrator (Desjardins Group) (d. 1985)
  • Aug 21 Raquel Rastenni, Danish singer (d. 1998)
  • Aug 21 Joshua Hassan, first Chief Minister of Gibraltar (1964-69, 72-87), born in Gibraltar (d. 1997)
  • Aug 22 David Dellinger, American social rights and peace movement leader (d. 2004)
  • Aug 22 Hugh Paddick, British actor (d. 2000)
  • Aug 22 James Hillier, Canadian-American inventor (co-created the electron microscope), born in Brantford, Canada (d. 2007)
  • Aug 24 Alice B[radley] Sheldon, US, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful)
  • Aug 24 Wynonie Harris, rhythm & blues singer, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Aug 24 James Tiptree, Jr., American writer (d. 1987)
  • Aug 24 Ronald Ibbs, Irish actor (No Hiding Place, The Saint) (d. 1990)
  • Aug 25 Walter Trampler, violist (Beaux Arts Trio), born in Munich. Germany
  • Aug 26 Humphrey Searle, England, writer (20th Century counterpoint)
  • Aug 26 William Bardwell, composer
  • Aug 27 Walter Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • Aug 28 Max Robertson, British sports commentator
  • Aug 28 Tasha Tudor, American illustrator (d. 2008)
  • Aug 29 Denys Hay, British historian (d. 1994)

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Aug 29 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1982)

  • Aug 29 Nathan Pritikin, American nutritionist (d. 1985)
  • Aug 30 Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor
  • Aug 30 Robert Strassburg, American composer (d. 2003)