Famous People Born in 1925 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 659

  • Aug 10 Lawrence Byford, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary
  • Aug 11 Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)
  • Aug 11 Mike Douglas, talk show host (Mike Douglas Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 11 Robert Linn, American composer, born in San Francisco (d. 1999)
  • Aug 11 Floyd Curry, National Hockey League player (d. 2006)
  • Aug 12 Dale Bumpers, politician (Sen-D Arkansas, 1975-99), born in Charleston, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 12 Earl Coleman, American jazz singer, born in Port Huron, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • Aug 12 Norris McWhirter, author (Guinness Book of World Records)
  • Aug 12 Robin Nicholson, metallurgist
  • Aug 12 Ross McWhirter, author (Guinness Book of World Records)
  • Aug 12 George Wetherill, American scientist (d. 2006)
  • Aug 13 Benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter
  • Aug 14 Russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)
  • Aug 15 Billy Pinkney, Sumter NC, rock bassist/vocalist (Drifters)
  • Aug 15 Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], actor (Mannix), born in Fresno, California

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Aug 15 Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec

Jazz Musician Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
Oscar Peterson
  • Aug 15 Gertrude Shope, South African leader of the ANC Women’s League, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Aug 16 Fess Parker, Fort Worth Texas, actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller)
  • Aug 16 Willie Jones, American baseball player (d. 1983)
  • Aug 17 John Hawkes, US writer (2nd Skin)
  • Aug 17 John Howard Purnell, scientist
  • Aug 18 Brian W[ilson] Aldiss, UK, sci-fi author (Helliconia Trilogy)
  • Aug 18 Sonny Til [Earlington Carl Tilghman], American doo-wop singer (The Orioles), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1981)
  • Aug 18 Pierre Grondin, French Canadian cardiac surgeon (d. 2006)
  • Aug 19 Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
  • Aug 21 Judy Grable, American professional wrestler (d. 2008)
  • Aug 21 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (d. 2003)
  • Aug 22 Honor Blackman, Plaistow, London, English actress (Goldfinger, The Avengers)
  • Aug 23 Sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze, composer
  • Aug 23 Wlodzimierz Kotonski, composer
  • Aug 25 Thea Astley, Australian writer, (d. 2004)
  • Aug 26 Jack Hirshleifer, American economist (d. 2005)
  • Aug 26 Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and writer (d. 1999)
  • Aug 26 Sangharakshita, Buddhist Philosopher, Founder of the Western Buddhist Order
  • Aug 27 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)
  • Aug 27 Richard Rutt, bishop of Leicester
  • Aug 27 Tony Crombie, drummer/bandleader
  • Aug 27 Viscount Rothermere, newspaper owner
  • Aug 27 Darry Cowl, French actor (d. 2006)
  • Aug 28 Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)
  • Aug 28 John Gillett, film researcher
  • Aug 28 Marvin Davis, CEO (Davis Oil Company), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Aug 28 Donald O'Connor, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 28 Billy Grammer, American country music singer and guitarist
  • Aug 30 Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)
  • Aug 30 Laurent de Brunhoff, French writer and illustrator
  • Sep 1 Art Pepper, American alto saxophonist and clarinetist, born in Gardena, California (d. 1982)
  • Sep 1 Ruth S White, composer
  • Sep 2 Ronnie Stevens, actor (Rodney-Dick & Duchess), born in London, England
  • Sep 2 Hugo Montenegro, American composer and bandleader (d. 1981)
  • Sep 3 Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist (d. 2008)
  • Sep 3 Shoista Mullodzhanova, Shashmakom singer
  • Sep 3 Hank Thompson, American singer (d. 2007)
  • Sep 4 Forrest Carter, American author (d. 1979)
  • Sep 5 Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist/playwright (Cola Drinkers)
  • Sep 5 Justin Kaplan, editor and biographer (Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain - Pulitzer Price 1967), born in New York City (d. 2014)
  • Sep 6 Jimmy Reed, Mississippi, blues singer (Soulin', Big Boss Man)
  • Sep 7 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician
  • Sep 7 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • Sep 8 Alexander Nikolayevich Kholminov, composer
  • Sep 8 Denise Darcel, actress (Dangerous When Wet), born in Paris, France
  • Sep 8 Heinz Lau, German composer, born in Stettin, German Empire (d. 1975)
  • Sep 8 Magnus Blondal Johansson, composer

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Sep 8 Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Bobo, Pink Panther), (d. 1980), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire (d. 1980)

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • Sep 10 Roy James Brown, boxer/soul singer (Good Rockin' Tonight), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 11 Ashley Heenan, composer
  • Sep 11 Harry Stuart Somers, composer
  • Sep 12 Dickie Moore, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Sep 12 Stan Lopata, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
  • Sep 13 Gabriel Charpentier, composer
  • Sep 13 Mel Tormé, American singer (d. 1999)
  • Sep 14 M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
  • Sep 14 Ruth Mompati, South African sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu
  • Sep 15 Forrest Compton, actor (Gomer Pyle USMC, Edge of Night), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 15 Carlo Rambaldi, Vigarano Mainarda, Italy, Special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), (d. 2012)

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Sep 16 B.B. King, blues guitarist and singer (Thrill is Gone), born in Itta Bena Mississippi

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King
  • Sep 16 Charles Haughey, Irish president (1979-81, 82, 87-92)
  • Sep 16 Charlie Byrd, American jazz and bossa nova guitarist (Desfinado), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1999)
  • Sep 17 Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Garry Moore Show, Annie), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 18 Harvey Haddix, baseball pitcher (pitched perfect game into 12th)
  • Sep 20 Ananda Mahidol, King of Thailand (d. 1946)
  • Sep 20 Bobby Nunn, American singer (The Coasters) (d. 1986)
  • Sep 22 Virginia Capers, Sumter SC, actress (White Mama, Original Intent)
  • Sep 23 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft)
  • Sep 23 Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
  • Sep 23 Eleonora Rossi Drago, Italian actress
  • Sep 24 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist (d. 2004)
  • Sep 25 Silvana Pampanini, actress (Day in Court, Island Sinner), born in Rome, Italy
  • Sep 25 William Edgar Mitchell, physicist
  • Sep 25 Paul MacCready, engineer/inventor (1st man-powered aircraft)
  • Sep 26 Bobby Shantz, baseball player (1952 AL MVP)
  • Sep 26 Marty Robbins, American country singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone), born in Glendale, Arizona (d. 1982)
  • Sep 26 Norm Dussault, American ice hockey player
  • Sep 27 Viscount Rothermere, English press magnate (Daily Mail, Evening News)
  • Sep 27 Robert Edwards, Batley, Yorkshire, physiologist (IVF pioneer, Nobel 2010), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 28 Arnold Stang, Mass, comedian/actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat)
  • Sep 28 Frank Latimore, [Kline], Darien Ct, actor (Patton, Breakin Up)
  • Sep 28 Seymour Cray, inventor (Cray I computer)
  • Sep 29 Steve Forrest, Huntsville, Texas, American actor (Ben-Dallas, SWAT), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 29 John Balcombe, Lord Chief Justice of Appeal
  • Sep 29 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx)
  • Sep 29 Trevor Hughes, water engineer
  • Sep 30 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist
  • Oct 1 Bob Boyd, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Oct 2 Alois Pinos, Czech composer, born in Vyskov (d. 2008)
  • Oct 2 Brian Dilton, British lord justice of appeal
  • Oct 3 Gore Vidal, West Point NY, author (Myra Breckinridge, Lincoln), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 3 W Howard Baker, English publisher
  • Oct 5 Gail Davis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Annie Oakley)
  • Oct 5 Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Oct 6 Shana Alexander, journalist (60 Minutes), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 8 Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, writer/critic
  • Oct 9 Robert Finch, actor (Academy Theater)
  • Oct 9 Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (d. 1958)
  • Oct 10 Ivan Svitak, philosopher
  • Oct 10 Great Antonio, Croatian-Canadian strongman (d. 2001)
  • Oct 11 Elmore Leonard, US writer (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 12 Bill Parkhouse, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59)
  • Oct 12 Fons Jansen, news reader/Dutch cabaretier (court jester of beliefs)
  • Oct 12 Guitar Gabriel Robert Lewis Jones, singer/guitarist
  • Oct 12 William Steinkraus, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72)
  • Oct 12 Denis Lazure, Quebec politician (d. 2008)
  • Oct 13 Frank D Gilroy, American writer (Subject Was Roses)
  • Oct 13 Lenny Bruce, [Leonard Schneider], comedian, arrested on obsenity

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Oct 13 Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1979-90), born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England (d. 2013)

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • Oct 13 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (d. 1979)
  • Oct 14 Louis Cohen, physicist
  • Oct 14 Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 14 Lawrence Herkimer, "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 15 Mickey Baker, guitar player ("Love is strange"), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2012)

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Oct 16 Angela Lansbury, actress (Jessica-Murder She Wrote), born in London, England

  • Oct 16 Daniel J Evans, (Sen-R-WA, 1983- )
  • Oct 16 Lorraine Sweeny, communications specialist
  • Oct 18 Wim van Gennep, Dutch singer/keyboardist (Heikrekels)
  • Oct 18 Ramiz Alia, political leader of Albania
  • Oct 19 Bernard Hepton, Bradford England, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)
  • Oct 19 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist
  • Oct 20 Art Buchwald, columnist/author (Have I Ever Lied to You), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Oct 20 Herman Roelstraete, composer
  • Oct 20 Tom Dowd, American recording engineer (d. 2002)
  • Oct 20 Roger Hanin, French actor
  • Oct 21 Joyce Randolph, actress (Trixie-Honeymooners), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 21 Louis J. Robichaud, Canadian premier of New Brunswick (d. 2005)
  • Oct 22 Robert Rauschenberg, Port Arthur Tex, painter (Gloria)
  • Oct 22 Dory Previn [Dorothy Veronica Langan], singer-songwriter (Mythical Kings and Iguanas), born in Woodbridge, New Jersey, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 23 Johnny Carson, Corning Iowa, comedian (Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust)
  • Oct 23 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer/conductor (Never on Sunday)
  • Oct 23 Nanni Loy, film director
  • Oct 24 Jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker
  • Oct 24 Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder)
  • Oct 24 Luciano Berio, Oneglia Italy, composer (Chemins)
  • Oct 25 Yakov Rylskly, USSR, sabre team (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • Oct 26 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor/novelist (Brief American)
  • Oct 27 Jane Connell, actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 27 Mary Kay Steans, actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 27 Warren M Christopher, US, lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs (1993- )
  • Oct 27 Albert Medwin, American inventor
  • Oct 28 Leonard Starr, comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie)
  • Oct 28 Wim Keja, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Oct 28 Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener (d. 2006)
  • Oct 29 Betty Evans Grayson, Portland Or, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959)
  • Oct 29 Geraldine Brooks, actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 29 Zoot Sims, Inglewood California, jazz saxophonist
  • Oct 29 Dominick Dunne, American author
  • Oct 29 Robert Hardy, English actor
  • Oct 30 Gus Savage, American politician (Rep-D-IL, 1981- 93), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 30 Teo Macero [Attilio Joseph Macero], American composer, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • Oct 31 Lee Grant [Lyova Haskell Rosenthal], American actress (Shampoo, Mulholland Drive), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 31 John Pople, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
  • Nov 3 Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)

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Nov 4 Doris Roberts, American actress (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2016)

Actress Doris Roberts
Actress
Doris Roberts
  • Nov 6 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er
  • Nov 9 Sir Alistair Horne, British historian
  • Nov 10 Richard Burton, stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf), born in Pontrhydyfen, South Wales
  • Nov 11 Jonathan Winters, comedian (J Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • Nov 11 June Whitfield, British comedian
  • Nov 11 John Guillermin, film director (The Towering Inferno), born in London, UK (d. 2015)
  • Nov 13 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
  • Nov 15 Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
  • Nov 15 Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
  • Nov 15 Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
  • Nov 17 Charles Mackerras, Schenectady NY, Australian conductor
  • Nov 17 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
  • Nov 17 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
  • Nov 17 Rock Hudson, Winnetka, Ill, actor (Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms)
  • Nov 18 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight)
  • Nov 18 William Robert Mayer, composer
  • Nov 19 Zygmunt Bauman, Polish Sociologist
  • Nov 20 Judy Woodruff, news analyst & commentator
  • Nov 20 June [Shirley L] Christy, US, jazz singer (Tampico)
  • Nov 20 Maya Plisetskaya, Rusiian prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet), born in Moscow

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Nov 20 Robert F. Kennedy, American politician (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • Nov 21 Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Jakarta
  • Nov 22 Gunther Schuller, hornist/ jazz composer (Visitation), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Nov 23 Johnny Mandel, American songwriter
  • Nov 24 Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)
  • Nov 24 William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)
  • Nov 24 Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25 Jose Napoleon Duarte, president El Salvador
  • Nov 26 Eugene Istomin, pianist (Leventritt Award-1943), born in NYC, New York