Famous People Born in 1922

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 617

  • Jan 1 Ernest F Hollings, (Sen-D-SC, 1966- )
  • Jan 2 Jason Evers, actor (Wrangler, Channing), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 2 Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, born in Alkmaar (d. 1992)
  • Jan 3 Bill Travers, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, actor (Born Free, Gorgo)
  • Jan 3 Jacques Wildberger, Swiss composer (In My End is My Beginning)
  • Jan 3 Morten Nielsen, Denmark, poet/resistance fighter
  • Jan 4 Frank Wess, flutist/saxophonist/composer, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 4 Rosalie Crutchley, English actress (d. 1997)
  • Jan 5 Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot, Chief of the Australian Defence Force (d. 2001)
  • Jan 6 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer
  • Jan 7 Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal, Marseilles France, flautist
  • Jan 7 Vincent Gardenia, Naples Italy, actor (All in the Family, LA Law)
  • Jan 7 Alvin Dark, American baseball player & manager, born in Comanche, Oklahoma, (d. 2014)
  • Jan 8 Abbey Simon, pianist, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 9 Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel 1968)
  • Jan 9 Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (d. 1984)
  • Jan 11 Kathleen Byron, actress (Abdication, Profile, 4 Days), born in London, England
  • Jan 11 Neville Duke, English test pilot
  • Jan 11 Tony Charmoli, Minn, choreographer (Cher, Julie Andrew)
  • Jan 11 Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)
  • Jan 12 Tadeusz Żychiewicz, Polish journalist and art historian (d. 1994)
  • Jan 15 Sir Eric Willis, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • Jan 16 Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)

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Jan 17 Betty White, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls), born in Oak Park Illinois

Actress and Comedian Betty White
Actress and Comedian
Betty White
  • Jan 17 Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico
  • Jan 17 Nicholas Katzenbach, lawyer (US Attorney General), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jan 18 Constance Moore, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Window on Main Street)
  • Jan 18 Yehezkiel Braun, composer
  • Jan 18 Bob Bell, American clown (d. 1997)
  • Jan 19 Arthur Morris, Australian cricketer (great lefty opening batsman), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2015)
  • Jan 19 Guy Madison, [Robert Moseley], California, actor (Wild Bill Hickok)
  • Jan 19 Ken Hughes, director (Casino Royale), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 20 Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)
  • Jan 20 Ray Anthony, Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, American orchestra leader (Ray Anthony Show, Peter Gunn Theme)
  • Jan 21 Jean P Vroom, Dutch sculptor
  • Jan 21 Paul Scofield, Hurst England, actor (A Man for All Seasons, Train)
  • Jan 21 Telly Savalas, Garden City NJ, American actor (Kojak) (d. 1994)
  • Jan 22 Howard Moss, poet/editor (New Yorker)
  • Jan 24 Neil Franklin, soccer star
  • Jan 24 Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
  • Jan 25 Jules P de Palm, Antilles writer
  • Jan 25 Raymond Baxter, British TV host/author (Fast Lady)
  • Jan 26 Michael Bentine, England, author/comedian (Reluctant Jester)
  • Jan 27 Wilfrid Bourne, QC/Clerk of the Crown in Chancery
  • Jan 28 Robert W Holley, US, biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)
  • Jan 29 Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concetration camp supervisor (d. 1946)
  • Jan 30 Dick Martin, actor/comedian (Laugh-In, Carbon Copy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 30 Pal Jardanyi, composer
  • Jan 31 Michael Wilford, diplomat
  • Jan 31 William Sylvester, actor (2001, Gorgo, Gemini Man), born in Oakland, California
  • Feb 1 Renata Tebaldi, lyric soprano, born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 2004)
  • Feb 1 Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, professor of Cushtic Languages
  • Feb 1 Clifford McWatt, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1954-55)
  • Feb 3 Bill Chappell Jr, (Rep-D-FL, 1969- )
  • Feb 4 Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian Classical Singer
  • Feb 5 Bernard Kalb, spokesman (State Dept)/actor (Dave)
  • Feb 5 Alain de Changy, Belgian racing driver (d. 1994)
  • Feb 6 Patrick Macnee, British actor (John Steed-Avengers), born in London (d. 2015)
  • Feb 6 Denis Norden, British television personality
  • Feb 7 Hattie Jacques, Kent England, actress (Carry on films) (d. 1980)
  • Feb 8 Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
  • Feb 8 Audrey Meadows, American actress (The Honeymooners, The Jackie Gleason Show)
  • Feb 9 James C "Jim" Laker, Bradford England, cricket off spinner
  • Feb 10 Harold Hughes, Ida County Iowa, Governor of Iowa (D) and US Senator
  • Feb 10 Neva Patterson, Iowa, actress (Governor & JJ, Doc Elliot, Nichols)
  • Feb 10 Árpád Göncz, Hungarian politician, 1st post-communist President (1990-2000), born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Feb 11 Tudor Jarda, Romanian composer, born in Cluj (d. 2007)
  • Feb 13 Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs
  • Feb 13 Gordon Tullock, American economist
  • Feb 13 Tristram Coffin, San Marino, California, folklorist (The Book of Christmas Folklore, The Old Ball Game), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 14 Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle)
  • Feb 15 Herman Kahn, NJ, writer (Thinking About the Unthinkable)
  • Feb 15 John Bayard Anderson, American politician
  • Feb 16 Geraint Evans, British opera vocalist (Knaben Wunderhorn)
  • Feb 16 Paul van 't Veer, Dutch journalist/writer (Het Vrije Volk)
  • Feb 17 Tommy Edwards, rock vocalist (It's All in the Game)
  • Feb 17 Enrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (d. 2007)
  • Feb 17 Marshall Teague, American race car driver (d. 1959)
  • Feb 18 Eric Gairy, first Prime Minister of Grenada (1974-1979)
  • Feb 18 Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher and editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, born in Green Forest, Arkansas, (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Juhan Smuul, Estonian author (d. 1971)
  • Feb 19 Beant Singh, politiician
  • Feb 19 Josef Matej, Czech composer, born in Brusperk (d. 1992)
  • Feb 21 Uroš Krek, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana (d. 2008)
  • Feb 22 Andre Asriel, composer
  • Feb 22 Felix Werder, composer
  • Feb 22 Jesús Iglesias, Argentine racing driver (d. 2005)
  • Feb 24 Kanwar Rai Singh, cricketer (batted at MCG in Test for India 1948)
  • Feb 24 Richard Hamilton, painter
  • Feb 24 Steven Hill, actor (Mission Impossible, Law & Order), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • Feb 25 Matti Rautio, composer
  • Feb 26 Bill Johnston, cricket pace bowler (mighty Australian lefty post-war)
  • Feb 26 Margaret Leighton, actress (Astonished Heart), born in Birmingham, England
  • Feb 27 Mervyn Jones, author (Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers)
  • Feb 27 Hans Rookmaaker, Dutch professor and art historian (d. 1977)
  • Mar 1 William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)
  • Mar 1 Yitzak Rabin, premier (Israel, 1992-95, Nobel 1994)

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Mar 1 Yitzhak Rabin, fifth Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95), born in Jerusalem

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Mar 2 Eric Feldbush, composer
  • Mar 2 Mario Zafred, composer
  • Mar 3 Kazimierz Serocki, composer
  • Mar 3 Nándor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2002)
  • Mar 4 Richard E. Cunha, American cinematographer and film director (d. 2005)
  • Mar 4 Martha O'Driscoll, American film actress (d. 1998)
  • Mar 4 Dina Pathak (Deena Pathak), Veteran Gujarati theatre and film actress (d. 2002)
  • Mar 5 Ebrahim Maka, Indian cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests 1952)
  • Mar 5 James Noble, actor (Gov. Gatling in "Benson"), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Mar 5 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bologna Italy, director (Teorema, Pigsty)
  • Mar 6 Ruben Ayala, Chino, California, politician (California State Senator 1974-1998) (d. 2012)
  • Mar 7 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 2004)
  • Mar 8 Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)
  • Mar 8 Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), born in Heidersdorf, Lower Silesia (d. 1982)
  • Mar 8 Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Manga artist (GeGeGe no Kitarō), born in Sakaiminato, Tittori (d. 2015)
  • Mar 8 Ralph Baer, Creator of the first video game console
  • Mar 9 Herbert P Douglas Jr, Pitts, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1948)
  • Mar 10 Adam Kennedy, Lafayette Ind, actor (Dion-Californian)
  • Mar 10 Pamela Mason, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters), born in London, England
  • Mar 11 Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77)
  • Mar 11 Thom Kelling, Dutch singer/guitarist (Programa de Manha)
  • Mar 11 Vinnette Carroll, actress (Alice's Restaurant, Reivers), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 11 José Luis López Vázquez, Spanish actor
  • Mar 12 Helen Parrish, actress (Hour Glass, Show Business), born in Columbus, Georgia

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Mar 12 Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1969)

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac
  • Mar 12 Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
  • Mar 12 Thomas Hugh Eastwood, composer
  • Mar 13 Brun Smith, cricketer (NZ right-handed batsman of late 1940's)
  • Mar 13 Jim Rodger, sports writer
  • Mar 14 Colin Fletcher, author (Walking Through Time)
  • Mar 14 Les Baxter, US, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again)
  • Mar 16 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer
  • Mar 16 Harding Lemay, North Bangor NY, headwriter (Another World)
  • Mar 17 Megan Bull, British head mistress (Holloway Jail)
  • Mar 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding Leader of Bangladesh (d. 1975)
  • Mar 18 Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician, born in Treffurt, Thuringia (d. 2015)

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Mar 18 Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, born in Mount Meigs, Alabama (d. 2011)

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Activist
Fred Shuttlesworth
  • Mar 20 Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)

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Mar 20 Carl Reiner, comedian (2000 Year Old Man, Dick Van Dyke Show), born in The Bronx, New York

Actor & Comedian Carl Reiner
Actor & Comedian
Carl Reiner
  • Mar 20 Doug Barnard Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Mar 20 Jack Kruschen, Winnipeg Canada, actor (Papa-Webster, Busting Loose)
  • Mar 20 Larry Elgart, bandleader/alto sax (Elgart Orch), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Mar 20 Ray Goulding, Lowell Mass, comedian (Bob & Ray)
  • Mar 22 Mujib ur-Rahman, Pakistan, sheik/premier
  • Mar 22 Stewart Stern, screenwriter (Rebel Without A Cause)
  • Mar 23 Marty Allen, Pitts, comedian (Allen & Rossi), "Hello Dere"
  • Mar 23 Ugo Tognazzi, Cremona Italy, actor/director (La Cage Aux Folles)
  • Mar 24 Dave Appell, singer/musician/songwriter (In the Midnight Hour)
  • Mar 24 Dorothy Irene Height, president (national council of negro women)
  • Mar 24 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 25 Bruno VeSota, Ill, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll, Wild Rovers)

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Mar 25 Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), born in Manhattan, New York, (d. 2014)

Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford
Co-Founder of Ford Models
Eileen Ford
  • Mar 25 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer, born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • Mar 26 William Milliken, actor (Drive-in)
  • Mar 26 Oscar Sala, Italian-born physicist
  • Mar 27 Margaret Stacey, sociologist
  • Mar 27 Stefan Wul, French author (d. 2003)
  • Mar 28 Neville Bonner, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • Mar 28 Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)
  • Mar 28 Joey Maxim, American boxer (d. 2001)
  • Mar 30 German Germanovich Galinin, composer
  • Mar 30 J F Coates, naval architect
  • Mar 30 Peter Jona Korn, composer
  • Mar 30 Turhan Bey, actor (Dragon Seed, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 31 Patrick J G McGee, North Ireland, actor (Clockwork Orange)
  • Mar 31 Richard Kiley, actor (Man of La Mancha, Endless Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 1 William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)
  • Apr 2 Nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964)
  • Apr 4 Elmer Bernstein, movie music composer (Robot Monster), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 5 Gale Storm, Bloomington Tx, actress (My Little Margie, Gale Storm Show)
  • Apr 5 Harry Freedman, composer
  • Apr 5 Tom Finney, Preston, Lancashire, English football player (Preston North End)
  • Apr 7 Kenneth Howard Peacock, composer
  • Apr 7 Mongo Santamaria, Cuban musician (d. 2003)
  • Apr 9 Carl Amery [Christian Anton Mayer], German writer, born in Munich (d. 2005)
  • Apr 9 Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)
  • Apr 9 Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service
  • Apr 11 Alexander Raichev, composer
  • Apr 11 Antoine Blondin, writer
  • Apr 13 John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top)
  • Apr 13 Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician (d. 1999)
  • Apr 13 Jean Topart, actor (Fantastic Planet), born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • Apr 14 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer
  • Apr 14 Maria Luisa Bemberg, filmmaker
  • Apr 15 Harold Washington, 1st African American mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87)
  • Apr 15 Michael Ansara, Lowell Mass, actor (Cochise-Broken Arrow, Centennial), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 16 Christopher Samuel Youd, UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 16 Kingsley Amis, English novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier), born in London (d. 1995)
  • Apr 16 Leo Tindemans, Belgian statesman, Prime Minister of Belgium (1974-78), born in Zwijndrecht,
  • Apr 16 Eddie Bert, Yonkers, New York, bebopjazz trombonist, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 18 Avril Angers, actress (Brass Monkey)
  • Apr 19 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)
  • Apr 19 Luigi Barbbarito, reverend (Apostolic ProNuncio)
  • Apr 21 Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)
  • Apr 22 Charles Mingus, Arizona, jazz bassist (Pithecanthropus Erectus)
  • Apr 22 Lou Stein, pianist (Tonight! America After Dark), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 22 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US, painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
  • Apr 23 Boy [Segundo JA] Ecury, Aruba, resistance fighter
  • Apr 23 Diarmuid Downs, auto engineer
  • Apr 24 J D Cannon, Salmon Idaho, actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory)
  • Apr 26 James Holt, medieval historian
  • Apr 26 Margaret Scott, founder (Australian Ballet School)