Famous People Born in 1925 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 660

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

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

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

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Sep 8th 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 10th Roy James Brown, boxer/soul singer (Good Rockin' Tonight), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 11th Ashley Heenan, composer
  • Sep 11th Harry Stuart Somers, composer
  • Sep 12th Dickie Moore, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Sep 12th Stan Lopata, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
  • Sep 13th Gabriel Charpentier, composer
  • Sep 13th Mel Tormé, American singer (d. 1999)
  • Sep 14th M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
  • Sep 14th Ruth Mompati, South African sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu
  • Sep 15th Forrest Compton, actor (Gomer Pyle USMC, Edge of Night), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 15th Carlo Rambaldi, Vigarano Mainarda, Italy, Special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), (d. 2012)

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

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Oct 13th Margaret Thatcher, Grantham England, (Tory) British PM (1979-90)

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

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

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

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

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

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Nov 20th 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 21st Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Jakarta
  • Nov 22nd Gunther Schuller, hornist/ jazz composer (Visitation), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Nov 23rd Johnny Mandel, American songwriter
  • Nov 24th Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)
  • Nov 24th William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)
  • Nov 24th Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25th Jose Napoleon Duarte, president El Salvador