Famous People Born in February 1923

  • Feb 2 Al "Red" Schoendienst, baseball manager/2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)
  • Feb 2 Bonita Granville, American actress (Hitler's Children, Lone Ranger), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 2 James Dickey, poet/actor (Deliverance), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 2 [Mary Elizabeth] Liz Smith, journalist and gossip columnist (WNBC, NY Daily News), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Feb 2 Peter Fowler, physicist
  • Feb 3 Alys Robi, Quebec singer
  • Feb 4 Conrad Bain, Alberta Canada, actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 5 Stephen J Cannell, TV producer/writer
  • Feb 5 Claude King, American country music singer (Wolverton Mountain), born in Keithville, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Feb 5 Doris Bohrer [Sharrar], American WWII spy, born in Basin, Wyoming (d. 2016)
  • Feb 6 Maurice Le Roux, composer
  • Feb 7 George H H Lascelles, English earl of Harewood/leader (Covent Garden)
  • Feb 7 Keefe Brasselle, actor (Be Our Guest), born in Elyria, Ohio
  • Feb 7 Martha Holmes, American photographer (d. 2006)
  • Feb 8 Andrew MacElhone, bar owner

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Feb 9 Brendan Behan, author/poet (Hostage), born in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
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  • Feb 9 Kathryn Grayson, NC, vocalist/actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate)
  • Feb 9 Norman E Shumway, Mich, pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon
  • Feb 10 Cesare Siepi, basso (NY Metropolitan Opera), born in Milan, Italy
  • Feb 11 Baroness Sharples, made a life peer after the assassination of her husband (Sir Richard Sharples)
  • Feb 11 Ronald Arculus, British diplomat
  • Feb 12 Franco Zeffirelli, Italian director (Romeo & Juliet), born in Florence
  • Feb 12 James Abdnor, (Sen-R-SD, 1981-87), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 12 Mel Powell, American composer (Pulitzer Prize Music 1990), born in New York City (d. 1998)
  • Feb 12 Chaskel Besser, Orthodox rabbi
  • Feb 12 James Chichester-Clark, Irish politician, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (1969-71), born in Moyola Park, Londonderry (d. 2002)
  • Feb 13 Chuck Yeager, American test pilot who was the 1st man to break the sound barrier, born in Myra, West Virginia
  • Feb 13 Michael Anthony Bilandic, American politician (d. 2002)
  • Feb 13 Yfrah Neaman, Lebanese violinist (d. 2003)
  • Feb 14 Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO (Allied-Lyons)
  • Feb 14 Jay Herbert, golfer (1960 PGA winner)
  • Feb 15 Justice Drake, British justice
  • Feb 15 Keene Curtis, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Magician, Amanda's)
  • Feb 15 Yelena Bonner, soviet disident/wife of Andre Sakharov, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Feb 17 Alden Winship Clausen, Hamilton Ill, banker (President of World Bank)
  • Feb 18 Allan Melvin, actor (Brady Bunch, Barney-All in Family), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Feb 19 Donald Lybbert, composer
  • Feb 20 Forbes Burnham, premier Guyana (1964-85)
  • Feb 21 Lucille Bremer, Amsterdam, New York, American actress/dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis, Ziegfeld Follies)
  • Feb 21 Zvi Zeitlin, Dubrovnik Yugoslavia, violinist/prof (Eastman School)
  • Feb 23 Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet
  • Feb 23 Dante Lavelli, AAFC/NFL end wide receiver (Cleveland Browns)
  • Feb 23 Rafael Addiego Bruno, Uruguayan politician
  • Feb 24 David Soyer, American cellist
  • Feb 25 Roger Parker, Lord Justice of Appeal
  • Feb 27 Dexter Gordon, US, tenor saxophonist/actor (Connection)
  • Feb 27 Viktor Kalabis, composer
  • Feb 28 Charles Durning, Highland Falls NY, actor (Fury, Sting, Tootsie), (d. 2012)