Famous People Born in 1920 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 646

  • Jul 24 Alexander H. Cohen, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 24 Bella Abzug, (Rep-D-NY, 1970-74)

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Jul 25 Rosalind Franklin, English chemist and co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, born in London (d. 1958)

Chemist and Molecular Biologist Rosalind Franklin
Chemist and Molecular Biologist
Rosalind Franklin
  • Jul 26 Bob Waterfield, NFL QB (Rams)
  • Jul 27 Beatrice Pearson, Dennison Texas, actress (Moving Finger)
  • Jul 27 James Munn, commissioner (British University)
  • Jul 29 Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)
  • Jul 29 Neville Jeffress, Australian founder of Media Monitors Australia (d. 2007)
  • Jul 31 Rudolf Halaczinsky, composer
  • Jul 31 James Esdras Faust, American religious leader (d. 2007)
  • Aug 1 Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright
  • Aug 1 Maria Cole, American jazz singer and wife of Nat King Cole, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Aug 1 Sammy Lee, American doctor and platform diver, 1st Asian American to win Olympic Gold (1948, 52), born in Fresno, California (d. 2016)
  • Aug 2 Louis Pauwels, writer/editor
  • Aug 2 Phyllis James, mystery writer
  • Aug 2 Theo Marcuse, WA, actor (Mara of Wilderness)
  • Aug 3 Maria Karnilova, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 3 P D [Phyllis Dorothy] James, Baroness James of Holland Park, English crime writer (Cover Her Face), born in Oxford
  • Aug 3 Charlie Shavers, American trumpet player (d. 1971)
  • Aug 3 Elmar Tampõld, Estonian-Canadian architect
  • Aug 4 Helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences)
  • Aug 5 G V [Sonny] Montgomery, (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967- )
  • Aug 5 Selma Diamond, comedienne (Selma-Night Court), born in London, Ontario
  • Aug 7 Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
  • Aug 8 Don Cook, foreign Correspondent
  • Aug 8 Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (d. 2006)
  • Aug 8 Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (d. 1997)
  • Aug 9 Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer
  • Aug 9 Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1980)
  • Aug 10 William "Red" Holzman, NBA coach (NY Knickerbockers, 754 wins)
  • Aug 11 Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)
  • Aug 11 William Masselos, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Aug 12 Percy Mayfield, US singer (Please Send Me Someone to Love)
  • Aug 12 Peter West, British sports commentator
  • Aug 13 Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist
  • Aug 13 George Shearing, blind pianist/composer (Lullabye of Byrdland), born in London, England
  • Aug 13 Neville Brand, Griswold, Iowa, American actor (DOA, Eaten Alive)
  • Aug 14 Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)
  • Aug 16 Charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)
  • Aug 17 Georgia Gibbs, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 18 Bob Kennedy, baseball player
  • Aug 18 [Thomas] Godfrey Evans, English cricket keeper (1950's)

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Aug 18 Shelley Winters, actress (A Place in the Sun, A Patch of Blue & Poseidon Adventure), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2006)

  • Aug 19 Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter
  • Aug 19 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • Aug 21 Christopher R Milne, son of Alan A Milne (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Aug 22 Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)
  • Aug 22 Denton Cooley, heart surgeon (1st artifical heart transplant), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 22 Pierre A Lauffer, Antillian poet (Patria)
  • Aug 22 Ray[mond Douglas] Bradbury, Ill, sci-fi author (Fahrenheit 451), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 22 Wolfdietrich Schnurre, German writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1989)
  • Aug 23 Aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke)
  • Aug 25 Jef Diederen, Dutch painter
  • Aug 26 Brant Parker, American cartoonist (d. 2007)
  • Aug 27 James Molyneaux [Baron Molyneaux of Killead], MP (Ulster unionist), born in Killead, Ireland
  • Aug 28 Frits Bernard, pedophile activist (d. 2006)
  • Aug 29 Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)
  • Aug 29 Charlie "Bird" Parker, Kansas City Kansas, American jazz saxophonist
  • Aug 29 Susan Damante Shaw, actress (Wilderness Family), born in London, England
  • Aug 29 Joseph Lesniewski, Erie, Pennsylvania, Easy Company soldier in 101st Airborne, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 30 Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)
  • Aug 31 James Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon)
  • Sep 1 Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller)
  • Sep 1 Richard Farnsworth, actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 4 Craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)
  • Sep 4 Teddy Johnson, British singer
  • Sep 4 Clemar Bucci, Argentine racing driver
  • Sep 5 Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)
  • Sep 5 Margaretha D Ferguson-Wigerink, Dutch author (Anna & her Father)
  • Sep 5 Peter Racine Fricker, British composer
  • Sep 7 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, born in Swansea (d. 1994)
  • Sep 7 Al Caiola, American guitarist (Bonzanza theme), born in Jersey City (d. 2016)
  • Sep 9 Michael Aldridge, Glastonbury England, actor (Murder in Cathedral)
  • Sep 9 Robert Wood Johnson III, American philanthropist (d. 1970)
  • Sep 9 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (d. 1993)
  • Sep 10 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor/director (Assault)
  • Sep 10 Fabio Taglioni, Italian motorcycle engineer (d. 2001)
  • Sep 12 Irene Dailey, American actress (Liz-Another World, Grissom Gang), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 12 Jan W Schulte Nordholt, Dutch poet/historian (Blossoming Stone)
  • Sep 13 Carole Mathews, Montgomery Ill, actress (Wilma-Californians)
  • Sep 14 Bud Palmer, NBAer (NY Knicks)/sportscaster, born in Hollywood, California
  • Sep 14 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (d. 1998)
  • Sep 14 Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, novelist and poet, born in Paso de los Toros, Uruguay (d. 2009)
  • Sep 16 Franco Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Sep 16 Hannie [Jannetje J] Schaft, "Girl with red hair"
  • Sep 16 Sheila Quinn, adviser (British Red Cross)
  • Sep 17 Dinah Sheridan, actress (Genevieve, Railway Children), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 17 Marjorie S Holt, (Rep-R-MD, 1973- )
  • Sep 18 Jack Warden, actor (NYPD, Crazy Like a Fox, Norby), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 19 Karen Khachiturian, composer
  • Sep 21 Jay Ward, cartoonist (Rocky & his Friends, Bullwinkle)
  • Sep 22 Bob Lemon, San Bernardino, California, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978)
  • Sep 22 Anders Lassen, Danish military officer (d. 1945)
  • Sep 23 Alexander Arutiunian, composer, (d. 2012)
  • Sep 23 Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon
  • Sep 23 Jiri Jaroch, Czech composer, born in Smilkov (d. 1986)
  • Sep 23 Mickey Rooney, American actor, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 25 Sergey Bondarchuk, Belozerka Ukraine, director (War & Peace)
  • Sep 27 J K Gill, president (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Sep 27 William Conrad, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Cannon), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Sep 29 Sergei F Bondarchuk, director/actor (Boris Godunov, Step, Otello)
  • Sep 29 Vaclav Neummann, conductor
  • Sep 29 Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Sep 30 Donald Keech, entrepreneur
  • Sep 30 Ghazar Saryan, composer
  • Sep 30 Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American musician and cellist
  • Oct 1 Lonny Chapman, actor (Investigator, For the People), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Oct 1 Walter Matthau, American actor (Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 2 William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)
  • Oct 4 George Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)
  • Oct 5 Robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian
  • Oct 6 Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (d. 2005)
  • Oct 6 Lord Donaldson of Lymington, British judge (d. 2005)
  • Oct 7 Georg Leber, German politician (SPD), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 8 Frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune)
  • Oct 8 Maxie Herber, Germany, figure skater pairs (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • Oct 9 Jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)
  • Oct 9 Vivienne Della Chiesa, US, actress (?)
  • Oct 9 Yusef Lateef, American Jazz Saxophonist and Flautist, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Oct 9 Jens Bjørneboe, Norwegian author (d. 1976)
  • Oct 12 Christy Ring, Irish hurler (d. 1979)
  • Oct 13 Albert Hague, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 13 Nipsey Russell, comedian (Car 54, Barefoot in the Park), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 13 Laraine Day, American actress (Dr KIldaire, I've Got a Secret), born in Roosevelt, Utah

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Oct 15 Mario Puzo, American novelist (The Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Novelist Mario Puzo
Novelist
Mario Puzo
  • Oct 15 Henri Verneuil, French film director (d. 2002)
  • Oct 17 Montgomery Clift, actor (From Here to Eternity), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Oct 17 Rudolf Hrusinsky, Czech actor (Short Cut, Golden Eels)
  • Oct 17 Miguel Delibes, Spanish writer
  • Oct 18 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and political activist (d. 1994)
  • Oct 19 LaWanda Page, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 19 Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher (d. 2003)
  • Oct 22 Harry Potts, soccer star/manager
  • Oct 22 Mitzi Green, actress (Little Orphan Annie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 22 Timothy Leary, Harvard prof (LSD taker)
  • Oct 23 Ted Fujita, Japanese meteorologist (d. 1998)
  • Oct 24 Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja)
  • Oct 24 Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician (d. 1996)
  • Oct 26 T C Jones, PA, female impersonator
  • Oct 27 Nanette Fabray, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 27 K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India (1997-2002), born in Uzhavoor, Kerala (d. 2005)
  • Oct 29 Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-born immunologist, Nobel laureate
  • Oct 29 Catholicos Baselios Mar Thoma Didymos I, Indian Catholic
  • Oct 31 Dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)
  • Oct 31 Joseph Gelineau French composer (d. 2008)
  • Oct 31 Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan freedom fighter, born in Nyeri District, Central Province, (d. 1957)
  • Oct 31 Helmut Newton, German photographer (d. 2004)
  • Oct 31 Fritz Walter, German footballer (d. 2002)
  • Nov 1 James J Kilpatrick, columnist (60 Minutes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Nov 1 Ted Lowe, English former snooker commentator
  • Nov 2 Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, Colombian composer, born in Bogota (d. 2011)
  • Nov 2 Lewis Charles, American actor (Feather & Father Gang), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 2 Ann Rutherford, Canadian actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2012)
  • Nov 3 Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian writer (d. 1993)
  • Nov 4 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)
  • Nov 5 Douglass North, American economist, (Nobel Prize Economic Sciences 1993), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Nov 5 Tommy Goodwin [Thomas], Connecticut, British Track Cyclist (2 X Olympic Bronze 1948), (d. 2012)
  • Nov 6 John Smith, English chairman of Liverpool F.C. (1973-90), (d. 1995)
  • Nov 8 Esther Rolle, American actress (Good Times, Maude), born in Pompano Beach Florida (d. 1998)
  • Nov 8 Eugênio de Araújo Sales, Brazilian cardinal
  • Nov 9 Byron de la Beckwith, American assassin, white supremacist (d. 2001)
  • Nov 10 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • Nov 10 Rafael del Pino, Spanish entrepreneur
  • Nov 11 Roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)
  • Nov 12 Richard Quine, actor/director (Clay Pigeon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 13 Jack Elam, Miami, Arizona, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)
  • Nov 14 Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 16 Betty Hicks, LPGA golfer
  • Nov 17 Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer (d. 2005)
  • Nov 18 Alfred William Bedford, test pilot
  • Nov 18 Louis Alfred Mennini, composer
  • Nov 18 Mustafa Khalil, Prime Minister of Egypt (d. 2008)
  • Nov 19 Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner

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Nov 19 Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Ghost & Mrs Muir), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney
  • Nov 20 Armin Schibler, composer
  • Nov 20 Douglas Dick, Charlestown WV, actor (Carl-Waterfront)
  • Nov 21 Ralph Meeker, actor (Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Nov 21 Stan Musial, MLB outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Nov 22 Anne Crawford, British film actor (d. 1956)
  • Nov 23 Chalmers P Wylie, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )
  • Nov 23 Herman Nieland, Dutch organist/pianist/composer (Te Deum Laudamus)
  • Nov 23 Paul Celan, [Antschell], German/Romanian poet (Collected Prose)
  • Nov 23 Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
  • Nov 24 Anthony Griffin, sailor
  • Nov 24 Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala, soho club owner
  • Nov 25 Ricardo Montalban, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun)
  • Nov 25 Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, King of Malaysia (d. 2000)
  • Nov 25 Noel Neill, American actress (Adventures of Superman), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • Nov 26 Istvan Sarkozy, composer
  • Nov 26 Paul T B Rodenko, poet/author (Stolen Lover)
  • Nov 26 Daniel Petrie, Canadian-born television and movie director (d. 2004)
  • Nov 27 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
  • Nov 27 David Waller, actor (Shadowlands, Work is a 4 Letter Word)
  • Nov 27 Elaine Greene, literary Agent
  • Nov 27 John Richard Ravensdale, historian
  • Nov 27 Max Tripels, attorney/Dutch MP
  • Nov 28 Cecilia Colledge, England, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1936)
  • Nov 29 Yegor Ligachev, Soviet politician
  • Nov 30 Virginia Mayo, actress (Out of the Blue, White Heat), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 2 Robert Moevs, composer