Famous People Born in July 1926

  • Jul 1 Franclaois-Regis Bastide, writer/broadcaster
  • Jul 1 Robert Fogel, American economic historian and Nobel laureate, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 1 Carl Hahn, German automotive executive
  • Jul 1 Delmar Watson, American child actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Heidi, Annie Oakley), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 2 Billy Usselton, saxophonist
  • Jul 2 Lee Allen, Pittsburg, Ks, tenor sax (Walkin' With Mr Lee)
  • Jul 2 Octavian Paler, Romanian writer, journalist, (d. 2007)
  • Jul 3 Johnny Coles, trumpeter
  • Jul 3 Joseph M Gaydos, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )
  • Jul 3 William Roll, German poltergeist researcher and parapsychologist (The Poltergeist, Unsolved Mysteries), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2012)
  • Jul 4 Mary Stuart, American actress (Jo-Search for Tomorrow), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2002)
  • Jul 4 Alfredo Di Stéfano, Argentine-Spanish footballer
  • Jul 5 Haya van Someren-Downer, 2nd Member of parliament (Dutch Lib Party)
  • Jul 5 Kenneth Gaburo, composer
  • Jul 6 Conrad "Nicky" Hilton Jr., American hotel heir and 1st husband of Elizabeth Taylor, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1969)
  • Jul 8 Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Swiss-American author and psychiatrist (On Death and Dying), born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 2004)
  • Jul 8 John D Dingell, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1955- )
  • Jul 9 Ben Roy Mottelson, American-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jul 9 Murphy Anderson, American comic artist (DC Comics), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Jul 10 Carleton Carpenter, actor (Up Periscope, Summer Stock), born in Bennington, Vermont
  • Jul 10 Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 11 Patrick Wymark, Cleethorpes England, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia)
  • Jul 11 Ralph D Abernathy, American president (SCLC)
  • Jul 11 Rodolfo Arizaga, composer
  • Jul 11 Frederick Buechner, American author
  • Jul 12 Beah Richards, Vicksburg MS, actress/playwright (Big Shot, Generation)
  • Jul 13 Meyer Kupferman, American composer (In Fimi Tres), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 14 Harry Dean Stanton, West Irvine KY, actor (Alien, Cool Hand Luke)
  • Jul 14 Jan Krenz, Polish conductor and composer, born in Włocławku, Poland
  • Jul 15 John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer
  • Jul 15 John Graham, British ambassador to NATO
  • Jul 15 Driss Chraïbi, Moroccan author
  • Jul 15 Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentine dictator (d. 2003)
  • Jul 16 Brian Howard, deputy chairman (Marks & Spencer)
  • Jul 16 Philip Randle, biochemist
  • Jul 16 Irwin Rose, American biologist, Nobel laureate (Chemistry 2004), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 17 Édouard Carpentier, French-born professional wrestler
  • Jul 17 Charles Champlin, American film critic and writer
  • Jul 18 Bryan Johnson, English singer and actor, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Jul 18 Jane Hylton, actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot, Daybreak), born in London, England
  • Jul 18 Richard Pasco, English actor (Gorgon, Arch of Triumph)
  • Jul 18 Robert Sloman, writer (d. 2005)
  • Jul 18 Margaret Laurence, Canadian writer (d. 1987)
  • Jul 19 Helen Gallagher, actress (Ryan's Hope, Strangers When We Meet), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 19 Max Sordam, Suriname warden/writer (Dictionary Sranantongo)
  • Jul 20 Patricia Cutts, English actress (d. 1974)
  • Jul 21 Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner
  • Jul 21 Karel Reisz, director (Everybody Wins, Isadora, Who'll Stop the Rain)
  • Jul 21 Norman Jewison, director (Moonstruck, ...and Justice For All)
  • Jul 21 Paul Burke, American actor (Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 21 Rahimuddin Khan, Pakistani general
  • Jul 21 Queenie Watts, English actress (d. 1980)
  • Jul 21 Bill Pertwee, English actor (Dad's Army), born in Amersham, England (d. 2013)
  • Jul 22 Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 22 Peter Michael Grayson, British showman, born in Manchester (d. 1996)
  • Jul 23 Ludvik Vaculik, Czech writer (Two Thousand Words), born in Brumo, Zlín Region (d. 2015)
  • Jul 24 Hans-Gunther Winkler, German equestrian jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • Jul 24 James Hele, high master (St Paul's School)
  • Jul 25 Teodor Grigoriu, composer
  • Jul 25 Whitey Lockman, American baseball player
  • Jul 26 Barbara Jefford, British actress (James Joyce's Ulysses), born in Plymstock, Devon, England
  • Jul 26 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), born in Powderly, Kentucky (d. 2015)
  • Jul 26 Ana María Matute, Spanish author (Fiesta al noroeste), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2014)
  • Jul 27 Peter Coker, English painter, born in London (d. 2004)
  • Jul 28 Charlie Biddle, American-born Quebec jazz bassist (d. 2003)
  • Jul 29 Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)
  • Jul 29 Don Carter, professional bowler, six-time bowler of the year, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • Jul 30 Peter T Thwaites, British Brigadier General and playwright (Love or money) (d. 1991)
  • Jul 31 Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)