Famous People Born in 1923 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 602

  • Apr 22 Hugh Lloyd, actor (Punch & Judy Man, Dunroamin' Rising)
  • Apr 22 Paula Fox, US children's books author (Poor George)
  • Apr 22 Peter Bowring, CEO (C T Bowring)
  • Apr 22 Avis Bunnage, English actress (d. 1990)
  • Apr 22 Aaron Spelling, American television producer (Charlie's Angels), (d. 2006)

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Apr 22 Bettie Page, American Playboy pin-up model, born in Nashville, Tennessee

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page
  • Apr 23 Avram Davidson, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1993)
  • Apr 23 James Kirkup, travel writer/poet/novelist (African in Greenland)
  • Apr 23 Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, singer
  • Apr 23 Antonino Rocca, professional wrestler
  • Apr 23 Dolph Briscoe, Governor of Texas
  • Apr 25 Aafje J R Bouber, [Blom], actress (Traveller Without Baggage)
  • Apr 25 Albert King, Indianola, Mississippi, American blues singer/guitarist (Bad Look Blues)
  • Apr 25 Anita Bjorak, actress (Miss Julie, Loving Couples, Night People)
  • Apr 25 Francis Graham-Smith, British astronomer
  • Apr 25 Melissa Hayden, ballerina (1961 Silver Bowl), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 26 Oliver Millar, Surveyor (Queen's Pictures)
  • Apr 28 Adele Mara, Dearborn Mich, actress/singer (Cool Million, Wheels)
  • Apr 28 Wolfgang Steffen, composer
  • Apr 28 William Guarnere, South American WWII Veteran portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Apr 29 Irvin Kershner, director (Never Say Never Again), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 29 Maxine Audley, actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards), born in London, England
  • Apr 30 Alan Wharton, cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13)
  • Apr 30 George Byatt, playwright
  • Apr 30 Al Lewis, American actor (d. 2006)
  • May 1 Joseph Heller, American novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1999)
  • May 2 Christina Spierenburg, Dutch singer
  • May 3 Ralph M Hall, (Rep-D-TX, 1981- )
  • May 3 George Hadjinikos, Greek pianist and conductor
  • May 4 Ed Cassidy, American musician (Spirit)
  • May 4 Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author
  • May 5 Godfrey Quigley, actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita, Rooney)
  • May 5 Richard Wollheim, British philosopher (d. 2003)
  • May 6 Elizabeth Sellars, actress (Chalk Garden), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 6 Guiseppe Martelli, physicist
  • May 6 Vladimir Etush, Russian actor
  • May 7 Anne Baxter, Mich City Ind, actress (Myra-Marcus Welby, Victoria-Hotel)
  • May 7 Pete V Domenici, (Sen-R-NM, 1973- )
  • May 9 Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (d. 2008)
  • May 10 John Dugdal, Lord-Lt (Salop)
  • May 10 Heydar Aliyev, Ex-President and Leader of Azerbaijan Republic (d. 2003)
  • May 11 Joan Moriarty, Brigadier matron-in-chief/dir (Army Nursing Services)
  • May 11 Lord Gordon "Gordy" White, English industrialist/multi-millionaire
  • May 11 Vincent Gordon Lindsay White, British business tycoon
  • May 12 Ewart G Abner, record company executive
  • May 12 Giovanni Testori, Italian writer (Rocco e i suoi fratelli)
  • May 12 Lord Laing, English biscuit manufacturer/pilot/multi-millionaire
  • May 14 Diane Arbus, [Nemerov], American photographer (Vogue/Harper's Bazaar), born in NYC, New York
  • May 14 Adnan Pachachi, Iraqi politician
  • May 15 Richard Avedon, US, photographer (1957 ASMP award)
  • May 15 John Lanchbery, English composer (d. 2003)
  • May 15 Johnny Walker, Indian actor (d. 2003)
  • May 16 Merton Miller, American economist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)
  • May 17 Michael Beetham, Marshal (RAF)
  • May 17 Miles Wingate, deputy master (Trinity House)
  • May 17 Peter Mennin[i], Erie Pennsylvania, composer (Moby Dick)
  • May 18 Liam Sullivan, Jacksonville Ill, actor (Mapoy-Monroes)
  • May 20 Edith Fellows, actress (Pennies From Heaven, City Streets), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 20 Hugh Beach, British General
  • May 20 Samuel "Sam" Selvon, Trinidad-born writer (The Lonely Londoners), born in San Fernando (d. 1996)
  • May 21 Ara Parseghian, American football player and coach (Northwestern, Notre Dame), born in Akron, Ohio
  • May 21 Bettye Danoff, LPGA golfer
  • May 21 Doris Mae Akers, gospel singer/songwriter
  • May 21 Armand Borel, Swiss mathematician (d. 2003)
  • May 23 Alicia de Larrocha, Copenhagen Denmark, pianist (Orquesta Sinfonica)
  • May 23 Nirode Chowdhury, Indian cricket pace bowler (1949-52)
  • May 24 Paul Bramley, oral surgeon
  • May 24 Siobhan McKenna, Ireland, stage actress (Saint Joan)
  • May 25 John Weitz, spy/author/fashion designer (Friends in High Places)
  • May 26 Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)
  • May 26 James Arness, actor (Matt Dillon-Gunsmoke, Thing), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • May 26 Oren Lee Staley, 1st President of the National Farmers Organization (1955-79), born in Whitesville, Missouri (d. 1988)
  • May 26 Roy Dotrice, Guernsey Channel Island, actor (Wizard)

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May 27 Henry Kissinger, US Secretary of State (1973-77) and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973, born in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany

Politician, statesman Henry Kissinger
Politician, statesman
Henry Kissinger
  • May 27 Lord Freyberg, British Colonel of General Staff
  • May 27 Sumner Redstone, American entrepreneur
  • May 27 Ingeborg "Inge" Morath, Graz Austria, Magnum photographer and wife of Arthur Miller
  • May 28 Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, India, film star (Patala Bhairavi)
  • May 29 Earl of Morley, Lord Lt (Devon)
  • May 29 Richard Worsley, quarter master General
  • May 30 Jimmy Lydon, Harrington Pk NJ, actor (Richard-Love That Jill)
  • May 31 Rainier III, Monaco, Prince of Monaco (1949-2005)
  • May 31 Wolfgang Lesser, composer
  • Jun 2 Del Simmons [James Joseph Simonian], American saxophonist (Captain Beefheart) (d. 2011)
  • Jun 2 Lloyd Shapley, Mathematician (2012 Nobel Prize Game Theory), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Jun 3 Michael Jaffe, director (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge England)
  • Jun 3 Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician
  • Jun 4 John Lea, British vice-admiral
  • Jun 4 Elizabeth Jolley, Australian writer (d. 2007)
  • Jun 5 Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Lynn Massachusetts, composer (Signs of Zodiac)
  • Jun 5 Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (d. 1963)
  • Jun 6 V. C. Andrews, American author (d. 1986)
  • Jun 7 Giorgio Belladonna, bridge champion
  • Jun 7 Jules Deschênes, Canadian jurist (d. 2000)
  • Jun 8 Alice Coleman, geographer (UK Land Use Survey)
  • Jun 8 Jean Maxwell-Scott, Lady-in-Waiting (Prin Alice Duchess Gloucester)
  • Jun 8 Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games)
  • Jun 8 Malcolm Boyd, American Episcopal Priest, author and civil rights activist, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jun 10 Robert Maxwell, [Jan Hoch], Czech, billionaire/CEO (NY Daily News)
  • Jun 11 Gerard Vaughn, MP (Conservative)
  • Jun 12 Marta Pan, Hungarian/French sculptor (Great spiral)
  • Jun 14 Donald Smith, cricketer (uneventful England opening batsman 1957)
  • Jun 14 Jack Hayward, British financier (Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club)
  • Jun 14 Theodore Bloomfield, composer
  • Jun 15 Erland Josephson, actor/dramatist (Utflykt), born in Stockholm, Sweden

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Jun 15 Erroll Garner, American jazz pianist (Misty), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jazz Pianist Erroll Garner
Jazz Pianist
Erroll Garner
  • Jun 16 Ake Hermanson, composer
  • Jun 16 Henryk Czyz, Polish composer and musician, born in Grudziądz (d. 2003)
  • Jun 16 Ron Flockhart, Scottish racing driver (d. 1962)
  • Jun 17 Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, AAFC, NFL halfback, end (LA Rams)
  • Jun 18 Herman Krebbers, Dutch violist/concert master
  • Jun 20 Marcus Bakker, Dutch MP (CPN)
  • Jun 21 John Compton, Lynchburg Tn, actor (Shannon-D.A.'s Man)
  • Jun 22 Jimmy Cameron, cricketer (brother of John WI batsman 1948-49)
  • Jun 24 Margaret Olley, Lismore Australia, painter
  • Jun 25 Dorothy Gilman, mystery writer
  • Jun 25 Jack Hill, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner of mid 50's)
  • Jun 25 Samuel Lewis Francis, painter
  • Jun 25 Tony Parker, oral historian
  • Jun 25 Nicholas Mosley, British writer
  • Jun 26 David Haslam, British rear admiral (hydrographer)
  • Jun 26 Barbara Graham, American murderer (d. 1955)
  • Jun 28 Lloyd Labeach, Panama City, 100m/200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1948)
  • Jun 28 Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Argentine racing driver
  • Jun 29 Chou Wen-Chung, Cheefoo China, composer (Mode of Shang)
  • Jun 29 Ronnie Ronalde [Ronald Charles Waldron], British entertainer and world famous whistler, born in London (d. 2015)
  • Jul 1 Constance Ford, actress (Ada Hobson-Another World), born in New York City (d. 1993)
  • Jul 2 Wislawa Szymborska, Prowent, Poland, poet referred to as the 'Mozart of Poetry' (Nobel 1996), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 3 Baroness Ryder, of Warsaw & Cavendish, worked for sick & disabled
  • Jul 3 Emmanuel Bankole Timothy, journalist
  • Jul 3 William Mills, painter
  • Jul 4 Rudolf Friedrich, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Jul 5 John McKay, WV, football coach (USC, Tampa Bay, 5X Rose Bowl champ)
  • Jul 6 Cathy O'Donnell, Siluria AL, actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie)
  • Jul 6 Marie McDonald, Burgin KY, singer/actress (Promises Promises)
  • Jul 6 Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general/pres (1989-90), born in Karow, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 7 Richard Lumley, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 7 Roberto Caamano, composer
  • Jul 8 Harrison Dillard, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 10 Earl Hamner Jr, creator and narrator of TV show "The Waltons", born in Schuyler, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • Jul 10 Jean Kerr, novelist (Please Don't Eat the Daisies), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 10 G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (d. 1987)
  • Jul 10 John Bradley, United States Navy corpsman, one of six who raised flag on top of Mt. Suribachi(see Iwo Jima) (d. 1994)
  • Jul 13 Sudie Bond, actress (Flo, Temperature Rising), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 14 Dale Robertson, Harrah Ok, actor (Death Valley Days, Walter-Dynasty)
  • Jul 14 Frances Lear, Larchmont NY, Woman's magazine publisher (Lears)
  • Jul 14 Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (d. 1989)
  • Jul 16 Reginald Prentice, British government minister
  • Jul 16 Chris Argyris, American educator
  • Jul 17 John Cooper, English race car designer (d. 2000)
  • Jul 18 Hector Tosar, composer
  • Jul 18 Jerome H. Lemelson, American inventor (d. 1997)
  • Jul 19 William A. Rusher, American columnist
  • Jul 20 Stanisław Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (d. 2005)
  • Jul 21 Henny Alma, [Hendrika den Broek], Dutch actress (Soldier of Orange)
  • Jul 22 Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)
  • Jul 22 Bob Dole, American politician
  • Jul 22 Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • Jul 22 Mukesh, Indian singer (d. 1976)
  • Jul 23 Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (d. 1997)
  • Jul 23 Cyril M. Kornbluth, American writer (d. 1958)
  • Jul 23 Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (d. 2001)

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Jul 25 Estelle Getty, American actress ("The Golden Girls", "The Golden Palace"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)

Actress Estelle Getty
Actress
Estelle Getty
  • Jul 25 Maria Gripe, Swedish writer (d. 2007)
  • Jul 26 Peter Carey, permanent secretary (DTI)
  • Jul 26 [James] Hoyt Wilhelm, knuckleball pitcher (Orioles)
  • Jul 26 Jan Berenstain, American author, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 27 Masutatsu Oyama, Japanese Kyokushin founder (d. 1994)
  • Jul 28 Kent L Lee, US vice-admiral (WW II-Marianas/Palau)
  • Jul 28 Mary Jane Odell, Iowa, secretary of state
  • Jul 28 Michio Watanabe, politician
  • Jul 29 Gordon Mitchell, American actor (d. 2003)
  • Jul 30 Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian communist/leader of PKI (1951-65)
  • Jul 30 John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner
  • Jul 31 Ahmet Ertegun, CEO (Atlantic Records)
  • Jul 31 Jimmy Evert, American tennis coach and father of Chris Evert, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • Aug 1 Paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Aug 1 Yoshinao Nakada, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 2 Shimon Peres, Israeli Prime Minister (Labor), President (2007-14) and Nobel Peace Prize (1994), born in Wiszniewo, Poland (d. 2016)

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • Aug 3 Anne Klein, fashion designer (Anne Klein II)
  • Aug 3 Roger Foulon, French/Belgian poet
  • Aug 3 Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of the Coptic Christianity, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 4 Arthur Butterworth, composer
  • Aug 4 Reg Grundy, Australian media and television mogul (Neighbours), born in New South Wales (d. 2016)
  • Aug 4 Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi, Pakistani satirical and humor writer
  • Aug 5 Richard Kleindienst, attorney general (1972)
  • Aug 5 Devan Nair, President of Singapore
  • Aug 6 Jack Parnell, orchestra leader (Englebert Humperdick Show), born in London, England
  • Aug 6 Jackie Kelk, actor (Homer-Aldrich Family), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 6 William B Williams, DJ (WNEW, Sammy & Company), born in Babylon, New York
  • Aug 6 Jess Collins, American artist (d. 2004)
  • Aug 8 Esther Williams, Inglewood Cal, actress/swimmer (Dangerous when Wet), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 9 Gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary
  • Aug 9 Hillevi Lagerstam, Kurikka, Finnish actress
  • Aug 10 Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
  • Aug 10 Gillian Brown, diplomat
  • Aug 10 Rhonda Fleming, [Marilyn Louis], actress (Spellbound), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 11 Stan Chambers, American television reporter
  • Aug 12 John Holt Jr, cricketer (WI batsman in 17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36 75)
  • Aug 14 William Flanagan, composer