Famous People Born in 1925

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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