Famous People Born in 1921 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 585 of 585

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Aug 11th Alex Haley, Ithaca New York, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots), (d. 1992)

Writer Alex Haley
Writer
Alex Haley
  • Aug 12th Marjorie Reynolds, [Goodspeed], Buhl Id, actress (Peggy-Life of Riley)
  • Aug 12th Patrick Howard-Dobson, president (Royal British Legion)
  • Aug 13th Jimmy McCracklin, St. Louis, Missouri, blues musician, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 14th Giorgio Strehler, theatre director
  • Aug 17th Geoffery Rudolph Elton, historiographer
  • Aug 17th Maureen O'Hara [FitzSimons], Irish actress and singer (Miracle on 34th St, The Quiet Man), Ranelagh, County Dublin (d. 2015)
  • Aug 18th Zdzisław Żygulski, Jr., Polish art historian
  • Aug 19th Gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek)
  • Aug 19th Philip A Potter, Dominica sec-gen World council of Churches
  • Aug 20th Jack Wilson, cricket slow left-armer (Test for Australia 1956)
  • Aug 22nd James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College)
  • Aug 23rd Sam Cook, cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test)
  • Aug 23rd Kenneth Arrow, American economist, Bank of Sweden Prize winner
  • Aug 24th Sam Tingle, Zimbabwean racing driver
  • Aug 25th Brian Moore, Ireland, novelist (Catholics, Doctor's Wife)
  • Aug 25th Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician (d. 1999)

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Aug 26th Ben Bradlee, editor/journalist/executive (Washington Post), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Journalist Ben Bradlee
Journalist
Ben Bradlee
  • Aug 26th David Begelman, film producer
  • Aug 26th William Preston, Columbia Penn, actor (Fisher King, Waterworld)
  • Aug 27th Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1996)
  • Aug 27th Leo Penn, American film director (d. 1998)
  • Aug 28th Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje)
  • Aug 28th Nancy Kulp, Harrisburg PA, actress (Miss Hathaway-Beverly Hillbillies)
  • Aug 28th Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (d. 2007)
  • Aug 30th Angelo Dundee [Angelo Mirena], boxing trainer and cornerman (Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, George Foreman), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Aug 31st Raymond Williams, Welsh academic (d. 1988)
  • Sep 1st Matt Higgins Doran, composer
  • Sep 1st Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (Mandarins on Sulfuric Acid)
  • Sep 3rd Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966)
  • Sep 3rd Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971)
  • Sep 5th Jack Valenti, Pres (Motion Picture Association of America)
  • Sep 6th Robert Millar, journalist
  • Sep 6th Carmen Laforet, Spanish author (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6th Norman Joseph Woodland, Atlantic City, New Jersey, inventor (barcode), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7th Arthur Ferrante, American pianist/composer (Ferrante & Teicher - Exodus)
  • Sep 7th Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000)
  • Sep 8th Hans Ulrich Engelmann, German composer (Ophelia)
  • Sep 8th Harry Secombe, Swansea Wales, actor, singer and goon (Down Among the "Z" Men)
  • Sep 9th Andrzej Dobrowolski, composer
  • Sep 10th Cornelis A H Wagtho, student/resistance fighter
  • Sep 11th Edwin Richfield, British Actor (d. 1990)
  • Sep 12th Frank McGee, Monroe La, news anchor (NBC Evening News)
  • Sep 12th Stanislaw Lem, Lwów, Poland, sci-fi author (Solaris, Invincible)
  • Sep 14th Hughes Rudd, TV newscaster (CBS/ABC)
  • Sep 15th Jan Frank Fischer, composer
  • Sep 15th Norma MacMillan, Canadian actress (d. 2001)
  • Sep 16th Dusty Hughers, playwright
  • Sep 16th Fritz Geissler, composer
  • Sep 16th John Hendricks, lyricist singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross)
  • Sep 16th William Johnston, Chaplain to Queen of Scotland
  • Sep 17th Virgilio Barco Vargas, president of Colombia (1986-90)
  • Sep 19th Billy Ward, US songwriter/singer/pianist/arranger (Dominoes)
  • Sep 19th Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator & writer (d. 1997)
  • Sep 19th Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Sep 20th Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian
  • Sep 24th Jim McKay, Phila Pa, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports)
  • Sep 24th Leonard Overton, British glider pilot (Arnhem 1944)
  • Sep 24th Leonard Lopes-Salzedo, British composer, born in London, England
  • Sep 25th Remy C, de Kerckhove, Flemish poet
  • Sep 25th Robert Muldoon, premier NZ (1975-84)/chairman (IMF)
  • Sep 27th D E Nineham, theologian
  • Sep 28th Ilhan Usmanbas, composer
  • Sep 29th Miklos Jancso, Vac Hungry, director (Muzsika, Aube, Pacifist)
  • Sep 30th Deborah Kerr, actress (The King & I, Night of Iguana), born in Helensburg Scotland (d. 2007)
  • Sep 30th Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer
  • Oct 1st James Whitmore, White Plains NY, actor (Give 'em Hell Harry)
  • Oct 2nd A Scott Crossfield, US Test pilot (XS-1)
  • Oct 2nd Robert Runcie, [Kennedy], Archbishop of Canterbury, born in Liverpool, England
  • Oct 3rd Ray Lindwall, cricketer (Australian fast bowler & St George full-back)
  • Oct 5th Bill Willis, AAFC, NFL guard (Cleveland Browns)
  • Oct 6th Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7th John Arthur Giles Gere, English art historian (Pre-Raphaelite painter)
  • Oct 8th Abraham Sarmiento, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
  • Oct 9th Michel Boisrond, French film director (d. 2002)
  • Oct 10th "Boy" [FHP] Trip, Dutch minister
  • Oct 12th Jaroslav Drobny, Czech, hockey (Oly-gold-1948), tennis (Wimb-1954)
  • Oct 13th Harper MacKay, orchestra leader (NBC Follies), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 13th Yves Montand, France, actor/singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix)
  • Oct 15th Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55)
  • Oct 15th Gul Mahomed, cricketer (Indian & Pakistani batsman)
  • Oct 16th Michael Conrad, Washington Hgts NY, actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues)
  • Oct 16th Matt Batts, San Anttonio, TX, MLB catcher (Red Sox), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 17th George Mackey Brown, poet
  • Oct 17th Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Oct 17th Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)
  • Oct 17th Tom Poston, Columbus Ohio, actor (Steve Allen Show, Newhart)
  • Oct 18th Jesse Helms, (Sen-D/R-North Carolina, 1973- )
  • Oct 19th George Nader, Pasadena California, actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats)
  • Oct 19th Gunnar Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Oct 20th Hans Warren, Dutch writer/poet/critic (Secret Diary)
  • Oct 20th Pierre Laporte, Canada, journalist/statesman (Revolution Script)
  • Oct 21st Jarmil Burghauser, composer
  • Oct 21st Malcolm Arnold, Northampton England, composer (Bridge over River Kwai)
  • Oct 22nd Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer
  • Oct 22nd Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Oct 23rd Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus)
  • Oct 25th Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist
  • Oct 25th Michael I, King of Romania (1927-30, 40-47)
  • Oct 26th George Houston, land economist
  • Oct 26th George Forrest, Northern Irish MP (d. 1968)
  • Oct 27th Anestis Logothetis, composer
  • Oct 27th Warren Allen Smith, American encyclopedist
  • Oct 28th Peggy Kirk Bell, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 29th Bill Mauldin, cartoonist (WW II Army grunts)
  • Oct 29th Ed Kemmer, Reading Pa, actor (Buzz Corey-Space Patrol)
  • Oct 29th William Henry Mauldin, NM, political cartoonist (Pulitzer-1945, 59)
  • Nov 1st Ilse Aichinger, Austria, author
  • Nov 1st Jan Tausinger, composer
  • Nov 1st John Willard Peterson, composer
  • Nov 2nd Fernando Correia de Oliveira, composer
  • Nov 2nd Willaim D Schaefer, Maryland, (Gov-D-Md)
  • Nov 2nd Shepard Menken, American voice actor (d. 1999)
  • Nov 2nd Bill Mosienko, National Hockey League player (d. 1994)

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Nov 3rd Charles Bronson, Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, actor (Magnificent Seven, Death Wish, Dirty Dozen), (d. 2003)

  • Nov 4th Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer
  • Nov 5th Gyorgy Cziffra, Hungarian/French pianist (Chopin/Liszt)
  • Nov 5th Fawzia of Egypt, Queen of Iran
  • Nov 6th Geoff Rabone, cricketer (gifted all-rounder for NZ in 1950's)
  • Nov 6th James Jones, novelist (From Here to Eternity), born in Robinson Illinois (d. 1977)
  • Nov 8th Douglas Townsend, composer
  • Nov 8th Gene Saks, NY, actor/director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave)
  • Nov 8th Jerome Hines, [Heinz], Hollywood California, basso (I am The Way)
  • Nov 9th Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, film scholar/exhibitor
  • Nov 9th Silvio O Conte, (Rep-R-MA, 1959- )
  • Nov 9th Viktor Chukarin, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
  • Nov 9th Pierrette Alarie, Canadian soprano
  • Nov 11th Terrell Bell, American politician (d. 1996)
  • Nov 12th Robert Fleming, composer
  • Nov 13th Eddie Calhoun, jazz bassist
  • Nov 13th Joonas Kokkonen, composer
  • Nov 13th Yoshiro Irino, composer
  • Nov 14th Brian Keith, Bayonne NJ, actor (Bill-Family Affair, Loneliest Runner)
  • Nov 17th Albert Bertelsen, Danish painter
  • Nov 18th Peter Pocklington, NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler)

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Nov 19th Roy Campanella, Brooklyn Dodger catcher (NL MVP 1951/53/55), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • Nov 19th Peter Ruckman, American Baptist minister
  • Nov 20th Phyllis Thaxter, Portland Maine, actress (Nora, Fort Worth), (d. 2012)
  • Nov 20th Jim Garrison, American district attorney and judge (d. 1992)
  • Nov 21st Geza Anda, Hungarian/Swiss pianist (Mozart/Bartok)
  • Nov 21st Vivian Blaine, Newark NJ, actress (Guys & Dolls, Skirts Ahoy)

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Nov 22nd Rodney Dangerfield, [John Cohen], Babylon NY, comedian (Caddyshack)

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
Rodney Dangerfield
  • Nov 22nd Brian Cleeve, Irish broadcaster (d. 2003)
  • Nov 23rd Hein J Roethof, lawyer/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Nov 23rd Fred Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor (d. 1960)
  • Nov 24th Joe "Ducky" Medwick, baseball player
  • Nov 24th John V Lindsay, (Mayor-R/D-NY, 1965-73)
  • Nov 26th Francoise Gilot, painter, designer, author living legacy award, 1984
  • Nov 26th Verghese Kurien, Calicut, British India, engineer (billion-litre idea), (d.2012)
  • Nov 27th Alexander Dubček, Uhrovec, headed Czech Communist Party (1968-69)
  • Nov 27th Ole Sarvig, Danish writer/critic (Limbo, Glem Ikke)
  • Dec 1st Ralph Manza, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), born in San Franciso, California
  • Dec 3rd Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking)
  • Dec 3rd Phyllis Curtin, American soprano
  • Dec 4th Deanna Durbin, Winnipeg Manitoba, actress/vocalist (100 Men & a Girl), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 5th Alvy Moore, actor (Mr Kimball-Green Acres)
  • Dec 5th George Henderson, priest/politician
  • Dec 5th Peter Hansen, actor (Mr Parkson-Mr Novak, Gen Hospital), born in Oakland, California

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Dec 6th Otto Graham, Waukegan Illinois, NFL Quarterback (Cleveland Browns)

NFL Quarterback Otto Graham
NFL Quarterback
Otto Graham
  • Dec 6th Piero Piccioni, Italian musician and composer (d. 2004)
  • Dec 7th Arne Dorumsgaard, composer
  • Dec 7th Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
  • Dec 8th Terence Morgan, actor (Adv of Sir Francis Drake), born in London, England
  • Dec 8th Terence Weil, cellist/teacher
  • Dec 11th Maila Nurmi, Petsamo Finland, actress (Vampira)
  • Dec 15th Bobby Todd, US comic/actor (Original Sin)
  • Dec 19th Ludvik Podest, composer
  • Dec 21st James Tye, safety expert
  • Dec 21st Joan Dickson, cellist
  • Dec 22nd Hawkshaw Hawkins, Huntington WV, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
  • Dec 22nd Robert Frank Kurka, composer
  • Dec 23rd Gerald S O'Loughlin, actor (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 24th Bill Dudley, NFL halfback (Pittsburgh, Detroit, Washington)
  • Dec 24th Gerard Thomas Victory, composer
  • Dec 25th Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist (d. 2000)

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Dec 26th Steve Allen, comedian/TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Dec 26th John Severin, Jersey City, New Jersey, comic book artist (Hulk, Mad Magazine), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 28th Eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist
  • Dec 28th Johnny Otis [Alexandres Veliotes], American R&B musician, producer and talent scout, born in Vallejo California
  • Dec 29th Dobrica Cosic, writer
  • Dec 29th Mala Powers, actress (Cyrano de Bergerac) [or 12/20/31], born in San Franciso, California
  • Dec 29th Robert C. Baker, Inventor of the chicken nugget (d. 2006)
  • Dec 30th Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader
  • Dec 30th Rashid Karami, Lebanon, 10 time PM: 1955..87 of Lebanon
  • Dec 31st Lynn Compton, jurist (Sirhan Sirhan prosecutor) and commissioned officer (Easy Company, 101st Airborne), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)