Famous People Born in 1919

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 462

  • Jan 1 Bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orchestra leader (Devil's Wheel)
  • Jan 1 Carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns)

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Jan 1 J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, novelist (Catcher in the Rye), born in NYC, New York

Novelist J. D. Salinger
Novelist
J. D. Salinger
  • Jan 1 Rocky Graziano, US boxer (Middleweight champ) and entertainer (Pantomime Quiz, Miami Undercover), born in New York City
  • Jan 3 Jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid)
  • Jan 4 Al "Jazbo" Collins, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 4 Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London)
  • Jan 5 Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)
  • Jan 11 Veda Ann Borg, actress (Avalanche, Accomplice), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 13 Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)
  • Jan 13 Robert Stack, actor (Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 14 Andy Rooney, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Albany, New York
  • Jan 14 Giulio Andreotti, 7 x premier (Italy), (d. 2013)
  • Jan 16 Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)
  • Jan 18 Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Santiago Chile, composer
  • Jan 19 Anthony Dexter, [Walter Fleischmann], NB Canada, actor (Valentino)
  • Jan 19 Dharam Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Jan 20 Alex Nicol, Ossining NY, actor (Man From Laramie, Air Cadet)
  • Jan 20 Royalton Kisch, British(?) conductor
  • Jan 20 Stepan Lucky, composer
  • Jan 21 Jinx Falkenburg, Barcelona Spain, actress (Masquerade Party)
  • Jan 23 Bob Paisley, English soccer player/trainer/manager of FC Liverpool
  • Jan 23 Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs' Show), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Jan 23 Nina Dumbadze, USSR, Discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1952)
  • Jan 23 Hans Hass, Austrian zoologist and underwater scientist, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 24 Leon Kirchner, contemporary classical composer (Pulitzer Prize for Music 1967), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jan 24 Nora Beloff, journalist/author
  • Jan 25 Edwin Newman, newscaster/journalist/author (NBC-TV, Comment), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25 Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)
  • Jan 26 K C Ibrahim, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests India v WI 1948-49)
  • Jan 27 David Seville, [Ross Bagdasarian], (Alvin & Chipmunks), born in Fresno, California
  • Jan 27 H D Halsey, Bishop of Carlisle
  • Jan 27 Nina Milkina, Russian British pianist, born in Moscow (d. 2006)
  • Jan 29 Norman F Simpson, British playwright (One Way Pendulum)
  • Jan 30 Robert Suter, composer
  • Jan 30 Nikolay Glazkov, Russian poet (d. 1979)

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Jan 31 Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st African American major league baseball player (Dodgers)

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • Jan 31 Robert Lowry, Baron Lowry. Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
  • Feb 2 Allie Reynolds, NY Yankee pitcher (1952 AL ERA leader (2.07))
  • Feb 2 Lisa Debeljevic-della Casa, Swiss vocalist
  • Feb 4 Frank van Klingeren, Dutch architect (De Meerpaal, Dronten)
  • Feb 5 Andrea George Papandreou, Greek premier (1981-89, 93- )
  • Feb 5 Red Buttons, [Aaron Chwatt], Bronx comedian/actor (Sayonara), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 6 Lindsay Tuckett, cricketer (son of Len, 9 Tests for South Africa 1947-49)
  • Feb 6 Louis Heren, journalist/writer (China's Three Thousand Years)
  • Feb 7 Ilse Pausin, Austria, figure skating pairs (Olympics-silver-1936)
  • Feb 8 Buddy Morrow, orchestra leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)
  • Feb 11 Gretchen Fraser, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1948), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Feb 11 Eva Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (Green Acres, Gigi) (d. 1995)
  • Feb 12 Forrest Tucker, Plainfield Ind, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail)
  • Feb 13 Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)
  • Feb 13 Joan Edwards, vocalist (Joan Edwards Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 13 Tennessee Ernie Ford, country music singer and actor (Sixteen Tons), born in Bristol, Tennessee (d. 1991)
  • Feb 17 Jock Mahoney, actor (Dallas, Yancy Derringer, Day of Fury), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 17 Joseph R Hunt, tennis champ (US Open-1943)
  • Feb 17 Kathleen Freeman, actress (Beverly Hillbillies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 22 Jiří Pauer, Czech composer, born in Libušín (d. 2007)
  • Feb 23 Johnny Carey, soccer star
  • Feb 23 Derek Ezra [Baron Ezra], British politician and Liberal Democrat Life Peer
  • Feb 24 Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist
  • Feb 24 Earl Kitchener of Khartoum
  • Feb 25 F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian
  • Feb 25 Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer (NY Giants)
  • Feb 25 Karl H. Pribram, Austrian neuroscientist
  • Feb 26 Beppie Nooij, actress/director (Bluejackets-Rooie Sien)
  • Feb 26 Luc-Andre Marcel, composer
  • Feb 26 Mason Adams, actor (Charlie Hume-Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 27 Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, composer
  • Mar 2 Eddie Lawrence, comedian
  • Mar 2 Jennifer Jones, [Phyllis Isley], Oklahoma, actress (Farewell to Arms)
  • Mar 2 Tamara Toumanova, dancer
  • Mar 4 Buck Baker, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
  • Mar 6 Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (d. 2006)
  • Mar 7 Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier
  • Mar 7 Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian writer (Twilight in Jakarta)
  • Mar 8 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher
  • Mar 10 Marion Hutton, American actress and singer (Glenn Miller Orchestra), born in Battle Creek, Michigan (d. 1987)
  • Mar 11 Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington/bandleader
  • Mar 14 Luther Henderson Jr, orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 14 Max Shulman, novelist (Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap)
  • Mar 15 John Gregson, actor (Gideon CID, Shirley's World), born in Liverpool, England
  • Mar 15 Lawrence Tierney, actor (Abduction, Dillinger), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 16 Erno Kiraly, Yugoslavian composer, born in Subotica
  • Mar 17 Hank Sauer, baseball player (NL MVP 1952)

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Mar 17 Nat "King" Cole, singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1965)

Musician Nat King Cole
Musician
Nat King Cole
  • Mar 18 Laila Schou Nilsen, Norway, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • Mar 18 Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)
  • Mar 18 Christopher Challis, British cinematographer
  • Mar 19 Cornelis Berkhouwer, Member of 2nd chamber (Dutch Liberal Party)
  • Mar 21 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist
  • Mar 21 Lois Collier, SC, actress (Mary-Boston Blackie, Slave Girl)
  • Mar 23 Michael Lyne, British air Vice-marshal
  • Mar 23 Carl Graffunder, mid-century modernist architect
  • Mar 24 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind), born in Bronxville, New York
  • Mar 24 John J Duncan Jr, (Rep-R-TN, 1965- )
  • Mar 24 Robert Heilbroner, American economist (d. 2005
  • Mar 25 Jeanne Cagney, actress (Lion is in the Streets, Quicksand)

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Mar 26 Strother Martin, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot), born in Kokomo, Indiana (d. 1980)

  • Mar 26 Roger Leger, Quebec ice hockey player (d. 1965)
  • Mar 27 Julian Amery, British conservative politician and minister, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Mar 27 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist/TV host (Amsterdamned)
  • Mar 28 Jacob Avshalomov, Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)
  • Mar 28 Tom Brooks, cricketer (NSW fast bowler of the 30's, later Test umpire)
  • Mar 28 Vic Raschi, American baseball player (d. 1988)
  • Mar 29 Eileen Heckart, actress (Doll's House, Trauma Center), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Mar 30 McGeorge Bundy, national security adviser (JFK), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 30 Ramsay Ames, actress (G-Men Never Forget, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves)
  • Mar 31 Frank Akins, American football player (d. 1993)
  • Apr 1 Joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 2 Antoon J Hubben, Dutch mayor (Maasbree)/trade union leader
  • Apr 2 Ian Hunter, impresario
  • Apr 3 Duke of Grafton, 11th Duke of Grafton, Born in Cape Town (d. 2011)
  • Apr 4 Antony Tudor, England, choreographer (Metropolitan Opera 1957)
  • Apr 5 Douglas Henley, British auditor-general
  • Apr 5 Les Munro, New Zealand WWII pilot (Dambusters), born in Gisbourne (d. 2015)
  • Apr 6 Paula Kelly, Grove City, Pennsylvania, American big band singer
  • Apr 7 Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orchestra leader (Let's Dance)
  • Apr 7 Edoardo Mangiarotti, Italian fencer (6x Olympic gold, 1936-1960), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 8 [Douglas] Ian Smith, premier of Rhodesia (1964-..)
  • Apr 9 John Presper Eckert, co-inventor (1st electronic computer-ENIAC)
  • Apr 11 Hugh Carey, (Gov-D-NY)
  • Apr 11 Sir Raymond Carr, English historian and warden (St Antony's College Oxford), born in Bath, Somerset
  • Apr 12 Istvan Anhalt, composer, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 12 Lady Ricketts, CEO (National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux)
  • Apr 12 Maurice Girodias, French publisher
  • Apr 12 Wilson Charles Geoffery Baldwin, hero
  • Apr 12 Billy Vaughn, singer and bandleader (Sail Along Sil'vry Moon), born in Glasgow, Kentucky (d. 1991)
  • Apr 13 Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American atheist (opppsed prayer in school)
  • Apr 13 Roland Gaucher, French journalist
  • Apr 13 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer (d. 2000)
  • Apr 15 Clive Beadon, British RAF Wing Commander and pilot (WWII), born in Conoor near Poona, India (d. 1996)
  • Apr 15 Elizabeth Catelett, sculptor/lithographer
  • Apr 15 Meriol Trevor, novelist/biographer (Civil Prisoners)
  • Apr 16 Merce Cunningham, choreographer (Acrobat in Every Soul is a Circus)
  • Apr 16 Tom Willmore, English geometer (d. 2005)
  • Apr 17 Gilles Lamontagne, French Canadian politician
  • Apr 17 Chavela Vargas, Costa Rican-Mexican singer
  • Apr 18 Virginia O'Brien, American singer and actress (d. 2001)
  • Apr 19 Gil Langley, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56)
  • Apr 20 Richard Hillary, Australian Spitfire pilot and author (d. 1943)
  • Apr 21 Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper)
  • Apr 21 John Goddard, cricketer, West Indian all-rounder 1948-57)
  • Apr 21 Don Cornell, American singer (d. 2004)
  • Apr 22 Donald Cram, US, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
  • Apr 23 Dorian Leigh, model, sister of Suzy Parker, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Apr 23 Talivaldis Kenins, composer
  • Apr 23 Bulent Arel, Turkish-born electronic composer, born in Istanbul (d. 1990)
  • Apr 23 Oleg Penkovsky, Soviet double-agent
  • Apr 25 Heinz Wunderlich, composer
  • Apr 27 Walter Ritchie, sculptor
  • Apr 30 Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove, Flemish writer/producer
  • May 1 Alwyn Farquharson, Scottish clan-captain/large landowner
  • May 1 Dan O'Herlihy, Ireland, actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)
  • May 2 Than Wyenn, actor (Pete Kelly's Blues), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 Pete Seeger, folk singer (Weaver, Goodnight Irene), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (d. 2004)
  • May 4 Dimiter Petkov, composer
  • May 4 Mary Ann McCall, singer
  • May 5 Tony Canadeo, NFL hall of fame halfback (Green Bay Packers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 5 Georgios Papadopoulos, Greek dictator (d. 1999)
  • May 6 Frank Ereaut, Balliff of Jersey

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May 7 Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, born in Los Toldos (d. 1952)

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón
  • May 8 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer
  • May 9 Arthur English, comedian/actor (Malachi's Cove)
  • May 10 Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)
  • May 10 Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder
  • May 10 Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1995)
  • May 14 Heloise Bowles, columnist Heloise's mother (Hints from Heloise)
  • May 14 Maarten Vrolijk, Dutch soc-dem party minister (CRM 1965-66)
  • May 14 Solange Chaput-Rolland, French-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 2001)
  • May 14 John Hope, American meteorologist (d. 2002)
  • May 15 Charles Palmer, cricketer (one Test 1955, later MCC president)
  • May 16 Richard Mason, English author (The World of Suzie Wong), born near Manchester (d. 1997)

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May 16 Liberace [Wladziu Valentino], American pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1987)

Pianist Liberace
Pianist
Liberace
  • May 16 Ramon Margalef, Spanish scientist (d. 2004)
  • May 17 Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • May 17 Merle Miller, American biographer (d. 1986)
  • May 18 Margot Fonteyn, Surrey England, prima ballerina (Giselle)
  • May 19 Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)
  • May 19 Mitja Ribičič, Trieste, Italy, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1969-71), (d. 2013)
  • May 20 George Gobel, comedian/TV personality (I Love My Wife), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 21 Lord Maxwell, senator/prof (college of Justice Scotland)
  • May 21 Mark Wood, bishop (Ludlow)
  • May 22 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)
  • May 23 Betty Garrett, actress (Irene-All in the Family), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • May 23 Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary
  • May 23 Ruth Fernandez, Ponce, Puerto Rico, singer (When you Return), politician, (d. 2012)
  • May 24 Sid Couchey, comic book artist (Richie Rich), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • May 25 Gino Negri, Italian composer, born in Perledo (d. 1991)
  • May 25 Lindsey Nelson, Pulaski Tn, sportscaster (NY Mets)
  • May 26 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger)
  • May 26 Peter Raleigh, English foreign correspondent and television executive, born in Barnstaple (d. 1996)
  • May 27 Kam Fong, actor (Hawaii Five-0), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 28 Charles John Robert Manners, 10th Duke of Rutland, British land owner/multimillionaire
  • May 28 Frank Middlemass, actor (Island, Oliver Twist)
  • May 28 John Eldridge, CEO (Matthews Wrightmson)
  • May 30 René Barrientos, President of Bolivia (d. 1969)
  • May 31 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer
  • May 31 Emmanual Tettey Mensah, musician
  • Jun 1 Boris Lazarevich Klyuzner, composer