Famous People Born in June 1926

  • Jun 1 Andy Griffith, Mount Airy NC, actor (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock), (d. 2012)

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Jun 1 Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Mortenson], American actress (Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1962)

  • Jun 2 Milo O'Shea, actor (Barbarella, Romeo & Juliet), born in Dublin, Ireland

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Jun 3 Allen Ginsberg, American beat poet (Howl), born in Newark, New Jersey

Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg
  • Jun 3 Carlos Veerhoff, composer
  • Jun 3 Colleen Dewhurst, actress (Maggie-Blue & Grey), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 3 Hamilton Fish Jr, (Rep-R-NY, 1969- )
  • Jun 3 Janez Maticic, composer
  • Jun 3 Roscoe G Bartlett, (Rep-R-Maryland)
  • Jun 4 Nan Leslie, actress (Kings Row, Californians), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 4 Robert Earl Hughes, became heaviest known human (486 kg)
  • Jun 6 Klaus Tennstedt, Merseburg Germany, conductor (Fidelio)
  • Jun 6 Tom Ryan, comic strip cartoonist (Tumbleweeds)
  • Jun 7 Dick Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, choral director (Andy Williams Show)
  • Jun 8 Anatol Vieru, composer
  • Jun 8 Cranley Onslow, British politician (C), born in Bexhill (d. 2001)
  • Jun 8 Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature
  • Jun 9 Mona Freeman, American actress (Black Beauty, Dear Wife, Heiress), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2014)
  • Jun 9 Roy Smalley, shortstop (Cubs, Braves, Phillies, Twins, Yankees)
  • Jun 10 June Haver, Rock Island, actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door)
  • Jun 10 Lionel Jeffries, actor (Fanny, Prisoner of Zenda)
  • Jun 10 Willem Oltmans, Dutch journalist (Outlawed, Free as a Bird)
  • Jun 11 Brother Dave Gardner, Novelty singer/comedian
  • Jun 11 Carlisle Floyd, Latta SC, composer (Slow Dusk)
  • Jun 11 John Aspinall, English zoo owner and gambling club host, born in Delhi, India (d. 2000)
  • Jun 12 Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jun 13 Geoffrey Finsberg, politician
  • Jun 13 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), born in Mt Vernon, Ohio (d. 1982)
  • Jun 14 Hermann Kant, German writer, born in Hamburg
  • Jun 14 Don Newcombe, baseball player
  • Jun 15 Jan Carlstedt, composer
  • Jun 15 Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Alan Walters, political economist
  • Jun 17 Manuel Enriquez, composer
  • Jun 18 Patricia Hutchinson, British ambassador (Uruguay)
  • Jun 18 Tom Wicker, columnist (NY Times)
  • Jun 18 Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (Crimson Pirate), born in Kecs kemet, Hungary (d. 1998)
  • Jun 20 Arthur Bell, royal botanic gardens director (Kew Gardens)
  • Jun 21 Conrad Hall, Tahitian-born cinematographer (d. 2003)
  • Jun 22 Ruth Zechlin, composer
  • Jun 23 Lars Johan Werle, composer
  • Jun 25 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austria author/poet
  • Jun 26 Tadeusz Konwicki, Polish writer (Bohin Manor) and film director, born in Nowa Wilejka, Wilenskie (d. 2015)

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Jun 28 Mel Brooks, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs), born in New York City

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks
  • Jun 28 Robert Shelton Shapiro, journalist
  • Jun 28 Robert Ledley, American scientist (invented the CT scanner), born in Queens, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 29 Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (d. 2006)
  • Jun 30 Paul Berg, Nobel Prize laureate