Famous People Born in August 1922

  • 1st Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
  • 1st Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), born in Cardiff (d. 2007)
  • 2nd Lord Murray of Epping Forest [Lionel], Hadley, Telford, British labour politician and union leader (General Secretary TUC)
  • 2nd Paul Laxalt, (Sen-R-NV, 1974- )
  • 3rd Robert Sumner, American evangelist and author
  • 5th L. Tom Perry, LDS apostle
  • 6th Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines)
  • 8th Michael Parkin, journalist
  • 8th Rory Calhoun, actor (Blue & Gray, Judson Tyler-Capitol)
  • 8th Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)
  • 8th Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian
  • 9th Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
  • 12th Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV/VARA)
  • 12th Lord Colinbrook, British government minister
  • 15th Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], composer (Prairie), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 16th Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 1970)
  • 17th Paul Wiens, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1982)
  • 17th Ralph Roberts, Salisbury NC, actor (Tradition, Gone are the Days)
  • 17th Roy Tattersall, cricketer (brilliant England off-spinner early 50's)
  • 18th Alain Robbe-Grillet, France, novelist (Voyeur)
  • 18th Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister
  • 19th Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
  • 20th Akutsu Tetsuzo, Japan, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart
  • 22nd Micheline Presle, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin), born in Paris, France
  • 23rd Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)
  • 23rd Jack Boddy, British trade union leader
  • 23rd George Kell, baseball player
  • 23rd Jean Darling, American child actress (Our Gang), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • 23rd Pierre Gauvreau, Quebec painter, television writer and producer
  • 24th René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987)
  • 24th Howard Zinn, American historian and activist
  • 25th Ronnie Potsdammer, Dutch singer/song writer/programmer
  • 26th Lazar Nikolov, composer
  • 26th Irving R. Levine, American journalist
  • 29th Emile Habibi, writer
  • 29th Yorgos Sicilianos, composer
  • 29th Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic
  • 30th Regina Resnik, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 30th Lionel Murphy, Australian politician (d. 1986)