Famous People Born in August 1922

  • Aug 1 Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
  • Aug 1 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), born in Cardiff (d. 2007)
  • Aug 2 Lord Murray of Epping Forest [Lionel], Hadley, Telford, British labour politician and union leader (General Secretary TUC)
  • Aug 2 Paul Laxalt, (Sen-R-NV, 1974- )
  • Aug 3 Robert Sumner, American evangelist and author
  • Aug 5 L. Tom Perry, LDS apostle
  • Aug 6 Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines)
  • Aug 8 Michael Parkin, journalist
  • Aug 8 Rory Calhoun, actor (Blue & Gray, Judson Tyler-Capitol), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1999)
  • Aug 8 Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)
  • Aug 8 Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian
  • Aug 9 Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
  • Aug 12 Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV/VARA)
  • Aug 12 Lord Colinbrook, British government minister
  • Aug 15 Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], composer (Prairie), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Aug 16 Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 1970)
  • Aug 17 Paul Wiens, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1982)
  • Aug 17 Ralph Roberts, Salisbury NC, actor (Tradition, Gone are the Days)
  • Aug 17 Roy Tattersall, cricketer (brilliant England off-spinner early 50's)
  • Aug 18 Alain Robbe-Grillet, France, novelist (Voyeur)
  • Aug 18 Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister
  • Aug 19 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
  • Aug 20 Akutsu Tetsuzo, Japan, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart
  • Aug 22 Micheline Presle, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 23 Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)
  • Aug 23 Jack Boddy, British trade union leader
  • Aug 23 George Kell, baseball player
  • Aug 23 Jean Darling, American child actress (Our Gang), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 23 Pierre Gauvreau, Quebec painter, television writer and producer
  • Aug 24 René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987)
  • Aug 24 Howard Zinn, American historian and activist
  • Aug 25 Ronnie Potsdammer, Dutch singer/song writer/programmer
  • Aug 26 Lazar Nikolov, composer
  • Aug 26 Irving R. Levine, American journalist
  • Aug 29 Emile Habibi, Palestinian Israeli writer (The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist), born in Haifa (d. 1996)
  • Aug 29 Yorgos Sicilianos, composer
  • Aug 29 Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic
  • Aug 30 Regina Resnik, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Aug 30 Lionel Murphy, Australian politician (d. 1986)