Famous People Born in 1925

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  • Jan 1 George Conner, NFL tackle, linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 1 Valentina Cortesa, Milan Italy, actress (Kidnap Syndicate)
  • Jan 1 Matthew "Stymie" Beard, American actor (d. 1981)
  • Jan 1 Raymond Pellegrin, French actor
  • Jan 2 Andry Maryanovich Nikodemovich, composer
  • Jan 2 William J Crowe Jr, Kentucky, chairman joint chief of staff
  • Jan 2 Larry Harmon, American entertainer and TV producer (d. 2008)
  • Jan 4 Veikko Hakulinen, Finland, 30K/50K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1956)
  • Jan 5 Wolf Morris, actor (Decoy)
  • Jan 6 John Z DeLorean, former automaker (DeLorean)
  • Jan 7 Gerald Malcolm Durrell, Britain, zoologist/writer (Mockery Bird)
  • Jan 8 James Saunders, English chemist/playwright (Ark)
  • Jan 8 Helmuth Hubener, German activist (d. 1942)
  • Jan 9 Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist
  • Jan 9 Lee Van Cleef, NJ, actor (For a Few Dollars More, Escape from NY)
  • Jan 12 Bill Burrud, host (Safari to Adventure, Animal World), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 12 Laurentiu Profeta, composer
  • Jan 12 Ralph Legall, cricket wicket-keeper (WI v India 1954)
  • Jan 12 Scottie MacGregor, American actress
  • Jan 13 Gwen Verdon, LA, actress/singer/dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity)
  • Jan 13 Rosemary Murphy, American actress (Margaret-Lucas Tanner), born in Munich, Germany, (d. 2014)
  • Jan 14 Yukio Mishima, Japan, novelist (Temple of Golden Pavilion)
  • Jan 14 Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
  • Jan 15 Keith Bentley, international racing cyclist
  • Jan 15 Ruth Slenczynska, pianist, born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 17 A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
  • Jan 17 Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes & Arias)
  • Jan 17 Duane Hanson, US sculptor
  • Jan 17 Robert Cormier, American author (d. 2000)
  • Jan 17 Edgar Ray Killen, American convict, former preacher and K.K.K. member
  • Jan 18 Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, TV producer
  • Jan 18 Gilles Deleuze, philosopher
  • Jan 18 Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52)
  • Jan 19 Nina [Mary] Bawden, English author (Afternoon of a Good Woman), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 20 Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan Catholic priest, politician and writer, born in Granada, Nicaragua
  • Jan 20 Edwin Gordon, VOA correspondant, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 20 Eugen Gomringer, writer
  • Jan 20 George Connol, NFL Hall-of-Famer
  • Jan 21 Oswald "Ossie" Stevens Nock, railway writer
  • Jan 22 Leslie Silver, English paint manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 23 Marty Paich, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell), born in Oakland, California

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Jan 24 Maria Tallchief, Fairfax Ok, ballerina, (d. 2013)

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Ballerina
Maria Tallchief
  • Jan 24 William Hudson, California, actor (I Led 3 Lives)
  • Jan 25 Eric Dempster, cricketer (NZ slow bowl of mid-50's, bowling avg 109.5)
  • Jan 25 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician and songwriter (d. 1992)
  • Jan 26 David Jenkins, Bishop (Durham)
  • Jan 26 Desmond Cassidi, British admiral
  • Jan 26 Joan Leslie, actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)

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Jan 26 Paul Newman, racer/popcorn mogul/actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • Jan 26 Claude Ryan, Quebec newspaper editor (d. 2004)
  • Jan 27 Geoffrey Tucker, British political consultant
  • Jan 27 John Bury, British stage designer who worked with Peter Hall (d. 2000)
  • Jan 28 Henry Harris, British professor of medicine
  • Jan 29 Anthony George, Endicott NY, actor (Untouchables, Checkmate)
  • Jan 29 Pier Tania (Meinte Piet), radio/TV host (ANP, De Bezetting)
  • Jan 30 Dorothy Malone, American actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 30 Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 31 Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader
  • Jan 31 Charles Aidman, Frankfort Ind, narrator (New Twilight Zone)
  • Jan 31 Fred Catherwood, British politician, Vice President of the European Parliament 1989-1992, born in Castledawson, County Londonderry (d. 2014)
  • Feb 2 David Abell Wood, priest
  • Feb 2 Michel Paul Philippot, composer
  • Feb 2 Elaine Stritch, American actress (30 Rock, Two's Company), singer and member of the American Theater Hall of Fame, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Feb 3 John Fiedler, Platville Wisc, actor (Mr Peterson-Newhart)
  • Feb 3 Joop C Swart, Dutch publisher/founder (World Press Photo)
  • Feb 3 Leon Schlumpf, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Feb 4 Russell Hoban, US children's book author (Riddley Walker/Pilgermann)
  • Feb 7 Arthur Berry, English artist and playwright , born in Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent (d. 1994)
  • Feb 7 Herbert Eisenreich, Austrian writer, born in Linz (d. 1986)
  • Feb 7 Marius Constant, Rumania, Dutch composer/conductor (Paradise Lost)
  • Feb 7 Romolo Valli, actor (Bobby Deerfield, Fistful of Dynamite, La Viaccia)
  • Feb 8 Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, born in New York City (d. 2014)

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Feb 8 Jack Lemmon, actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Feb 8 Raimondo d'Inzeo, It, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76)
  • Feb 9 Vic Wertz, baseball player
  • Feb 9 Burkhard Heim, German physicist (d. 2001)
  • Feb 11 Kim Stanley, [Patricia Reid], actress (Right Stuff), born in Tularosa New Mexico (d. 2001)
  • Feb 11 Peter Berger, British vice-admiral
  • Feb 11 Virginia E Johnson, doctor and sexologist (Masters & Johnson)
  • Feb 12 Sir Anthony Berry, British politician (d. 1984)
  • Feb 12 Joan Mitchell, Chicago USA, American painter and printmaker
  • Feb 13 Gene [Eugene] Ames, singer (Ames Brothers), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1997)
  • Feb 13 Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author
  • Feb 14 Elliot Lawrence, orchestra leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 16 David Emms, director (London Goodenough Trust for Overseas Graduates)
  • Feb 16 PER Bailey, director (Gatwick & Stansted Airports)
  • Feb 16 Carlos Paredes, Portuguese guitar master (d. 2004)
  • Feb 17 Fritz Behrendt, German/Dutch cartoon character (The Slogan)
  • Feb 17 Hal Holbrook, actor (All the President's Men, Mark Twain), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 17 Ron Goodwin, English composer and conductor (d. 2003)
  • Feb 18 George Kennedy, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Airport, Blue Knight), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Feb 18 Marcel Barbeau, Quebec artist
  • Feb 19 Jindrich Feld, composer
  • Feb 19 Leslie Laing, Linstead Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Feb 20 Alex La Guma, Cape Town South Africa, novelist (A Walk in the Night)
  • Feb 20 Pramudya Ananta Tur, Javanese author (Anak semua bangsa)
  • Feb 20 Robert Altman, director (The Player, M*A*S*H), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Feb 20 Heinz Kluncker, German trade union leader
  • Feb 21 Al Fann, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 21 Jack Ramsay, NBA coach ( Portland Trail Blazers, 1977 NBA Champions), (d. 2014)
  • Feb 21 Sam Peckinpah, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs), born in Fresno, California
  • Feb 22 Edward Gorey, author/artist (Curious Sofa), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 22 Raymond Joseph Cecil, British architect
  • Feb 23 Ian Smith, South African cricket leg-spinner (1947-58) who averaged 64.08, born in Durban, Natal (d. 2015)
  • Feb 23 Louis Stokes, politician (Rep-D-OH, 1969-99 ), born in Cleveland Ohio (d. 2015)
  • Feb 25 Bert Remsen, Glen Cove NY, actor (Mario-It's a Living)
  • Feb 26 Everton Weekes, West Indian cricket player
  • Feb 26 Frank Henry Copplestone, TV executive
  • Feb 27 Hugh Leggatt, art dealer
  • Feb 27 Michael Kaye, director (City of London Festival)
  • Feb 27 Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer
  • Feb 27 Samuel Dash, American Congressional counsel (d. 2004)
  • Feb 28 Harry H Corbett, Rangoon Burma, actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky)
  • Mar 3 Enzo Stuarti, Italy, singer (Yesterday)
  • Mar 3 Richard Vernon, England, actor (Servant, Gandhi, Hard Days Night)
  • Mar 4 Paul Mauriat, French musician (d. 2006)
  • Mar 6 Wes Montgomery, jazz guitarist (d. 1968)
  • Mar 7 Rene Gagnon, US Marine shown in photograph of the Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima (d. 1979)
  • Mar 8 Darwin Horacio Vargas-Wallis, composer
  • Mar 8 Francisco Rabal, Aguilas Spain, actor (Holy Innocents, Camorra)
  • Mar 8 Petrus Steenkamp, Dutch politician (KVP/CDA)
  • Mar 10 Ed van der Elsken, movie photographer (Een liefdesgeschiedenis)
  • Mar 10 M J J A [Sef] Imkamp, Dutch politician (D66)
  • Mar 10 Manolis Anagnostakis, Greek poet (d. 2005)
  • Mar 11 James Miskin, QC/recorder of London
  • Mar 12 Georges Delerue, composer
  • Mar 12 Harry [Maxwell] Harrison, UK, sci-fi author (Deathworld Trilogy), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 12 Leo Esaki, [Esaki Reona], Japan, physicist (Tunnel effect-Nobel 1973)
  • Mar 12 Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55)
  • Mar 12 William G Whitehurst, (Rep-R-Va)
  • Mar 13 Anthony Milner, composer
  • Mar 13 Bertha Tickey, Dinuba California, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973)
  • Mar 13 Roy Haynes, US jazz drummer (Trio Music with Chick Corea)
  • Mar 14 John Barrington Wain, English novelist/poet (Hurry on Down)
  • Mar 14 Francis A. Marzen, American Catholic prelate (d. 2004)
  • Mar 15 Bert Bolin, Swedish meteorologist
  • Mar 16 Cornell Borchers, Germany, actress (Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul)
  • Mar 16 Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (d. 2004)
  • Mar 17 G M Hughes, British zoologist
  • Mar 17 Jerome Lejeune, physiologist
  • Mar 17 Gabriele Ferzetti, Italian film and stage actor
  • Mar 18 Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor (James Phelps-Mission Impossible), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 18 Don Paul, American football player (LA Rams), (d. 2015)
  • Mar 19 Brent Scowcroft, Ogden Utah, Lt Gen (USAF)/National Security Council
  • Mar 20 James Pickles, English judge and columnist, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire (d. 2010)
  • Mar 20 John D Erlichman, Politician (Nixon aide, Watergate)
  • Mar 21 John E Grotberg, (Rep-R-IL, 1985-86)
  • Mar 21 Peter Brook, director (1776)/TV writer, born in London, England
  • Mar 21 Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (d. 1964)
  • Mar 22 Gerard Hoffnung, British artist/humorist/musician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)
  • Mar 22 Colin Spedding, CEO (Council of Science & Technology Institutes)
  • Mar 23 Cees de Ruyter, European champion billiards player
  • Mar 23 David McNee, commissioner (Metropolitan Police)
  • Mar 23 David Watkin, English cinematographer (d. 2008)
  • Mar 24 Duncan Wood, TV director/producer
  • Mar 24 Puig Aubert, French rugby league footballer (d. 1994)
  • Mar 25 James Moody, US, jazz saxophonist/flutist/orchestra leader
  • Mar 25 Flannery O'Connor, GA, novelist (A Good Man is Hard to Find)
  • Mar 26 Claudio Spies, composer
  • Mar 26 Lord Graham of Edmonton, House of Lords (chief opposition whip)
  • Mar 26 Baron Hooson [Hugh Emlyn], British politician and peer (MP for Montgomeryshire 1962-79), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 26 Maqsood Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 16 Tests 1952-56)
  • Mar 26 Pierre Boulez, composer/conductor (Visage Nuptial), born in Montbrison, France (d. 2016)
  • Mar 27 Lord Plumb [Charles Henry Plumb], Member of the European Parliament
  • Mar 27 R P Cohan, choreographer
  • Mar 27 Robert Cohan, artistic director (Contemporary Dance Trust)
  • Mar 27 John Bayley, English academic and writer (Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch), born in Lahore, British India (d. 2015)
  • Mar 28 Innokenti Smoktunovsky, actor (Bely Prazdnik, Zakoldovannye)
  • Mar 29 Emlen Tunnell, NFL safety (Giants, Packers)
  • Mar 29 Roy Beldam, British Lord Justice of Appeal (1989-2000)
  • Mar 30 Ivo Malec, composer (Zagreb, Croatia), born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Mar 30 John Wells, British politician (C)
  • Mar 31 Jean Coutu, French Canadian actor (d. 1999)
  • Apr 1 Sala Burton, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Apr 2 George MacDonald Fraser, poet/author (Flashman at the Charge)
  • Apr 3 Tony Benn, British minister of technology (1968)
  • Apr 4 Elizabeth Wilson, actor (Doc, East Side/West Side), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Apr 4 Erna Spoorenberg, Dutch singer
  • Apr 4 Claude Wagner, French-Canadian politician and judge (d. 1979)
  • Apr 4 Emmett Williams, American poet (d. 2007)
  • Apr 5 Oldrich Flosman, composer
  • Apr 6 Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)
  • Apr 6 John Knox, British supreme court justice
  • Apr 6 Marcus Worsley, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 8 Shecky Greene, comedian/actor (Love Machine, Combat), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 9 Michael Richardson, vice CEO (N M Rotschild)
  • Apr 9 Tom Jackson, British union leader (Post Office)

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Apr 11 Ethel Kennedy, American human-rights campaigner (wife of Bobby Kennedy), born in Chicago, Illinois

Bobby Kennedy's Wife Ethel Kennedy
Bobby Kennedy's Wife
Ethel Kennedy
  • Apr 11 Johan van Zonderen, painter
  • Apr 11 Oscar De Ville, CEO (Meyer International)
  • Apr 11 Rik Kuijpers, Belgian director (Sea gulls die in the harbor)
  • Apr 11 Pierre PĂ©ladeau, Canadian businessman and newspaper editor (Quebecor) (d. 1997)
  • Apr 12 Johnny Jordan, England, cameraman (You Only Live Twice) [or Feb 7]
  • Apr 13 Frank Chamberlain, CEO (Test & County Cricket Board)
  • Apr 13 Frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist
  • Apr 13 Hilda Dianda, composer
  • Apr 14 Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)
  • Apr 14 Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Good Lovin')
  • Apr 14 H G Kischenchand, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)
  • Apr 14 Rod Steiger, West Hampton NY, actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker)