Famous People Born in February 1922

  • 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 22 William J. Baumol, American economist (Baumol’s cost disease), born in South Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • 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)