Famous People Born in 1926 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 675

  • 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, Germany, 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, actress (Saint, Reunion, Ulysses)
  • 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
  • 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 brig-gen/playwright (Love or money)
  • Jul 31 Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Aug 1 Burton Stein, historian
  • Aug 1 Karl Kohn, American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 2 Betsy Bloomingdale, socialite and fashion leader, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)

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Aug 3 Tony Bennett, singer (Left a body part in SF), born in Queens, New York

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett
  • Aug 5 Betsy Jolas, French composer, born in Paris
  • Aug 6 Christa Reinig, writer
  • Aug 6 Frank Finlay, English actor (Robbery, Lifeforce), born in Farnworth Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 J[anet] O[pal] Jeppson, [nee Janet Asimov], author (2nd Experiment)
  • Aug 6 Clem Labine, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • Aug 6 Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • Aug 7 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Aug 7 Stan Freberg, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 8 Richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)
  • Aug 8 Webb Pierce, West Monroe La, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
  • Aug 8 Urbie [Urban Clifford] Green, American jazz trombonist (toured with Woodie Herman, Frankie Carlie), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 9 Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)
  • Aug 9 Michiel de Ruyter, Dutch jazz historian (Mister Jazz)
  • Aug 10 Edwin James Nairn Carr, composer
  • Aug 10 Marie-Claire Alain, French organist/composer
  • Aug 10 Benjamin Ward, 1st African American NYC Police Commissioner (1984-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Aug 11 Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
  • Aug 11 Bernard Ashley, English businessperson, fashion designer and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in London (d. 2009)
  • Aug 11 Claus Von Bulow, socialite accused of murdering his wife
  • Aug 11 J R S Fincham, geneticist
  • Aug 11 Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist
  • Aug 12 John Derek, actor/director (10, Annapolis Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 12 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (d. 2005)
  • Aug 12 Wallace Markfield, American writer (d. 2002)

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Aug 13 Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary, Prime Minister (1959-76) and President (1976-2008), born in Birán, Holguin Province (d. 2016)

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Aug 14 Alice Adams, US author
  • Aug 14 Alice Ghostley, Eve Montana, actress (Bewitched, Designing Women)
  • Aug 14 Buddy Greco, jazz singer (Away We Go, Broadway Open House), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • Aug 14 René Goscinny, French song/cartoon text writer (Asterix)
  • Aug 15 Georgiann Johnson, Decorah Iowa, actress (Marge-Mr Peepers)
  • Aug 15 Lewis T Preston, banker
  • Aug 15 Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhn, composer
  • Aug 15 Costis Stephanopoulos, Greek politician
  • Aug 17 Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 17 Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (Le Dernier Metro)

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Aug 17 Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (1989-2002) and President of the People's Republic of China (1993-2003), born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu

Paramount Leader of China Jiang Zemin
Paramount Leader of China
Jiang Zemin
  • Aug 17 George Melly, British singer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 19 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
  • Aug 20 Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach
  • Aug 21 Ben-Zion Orgad, composer
  • Aug 22 Bob Flannigan, jazz singer (The Four Freshmen), born in Greencastle, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • Aug 22 Marc Bohan, dress designer
  • Aug 23 Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist, (d. 2006)
  • Aug 24 Nancy Spero, Cleveland USA, American feminist artist
  • Aug 27 Pat Coombs, English actress (d. 2002)
  • Aug 27 Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Aug 29 Betty Lynn, American actress
  • Aug 29 María Dolores Pradera, Spanish melodic singer
  • Aug 30 Olgerts Gravitis, composer
  • Aug 31 Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
  • Aug 31 Jan de Koning, minister of Agriculture/Social Businesses (CDA)
  • Sep 1 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh
  • Sep 3 Alison Lurie, US, novelist (War Between the Tates)
  • Sep 3 Anne Jackson, American stage actress (Twice Around the Park), born in Millvale, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 3 Bill Flemming, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports)
  • Sep 3 Irene Papas, Corinth Greece, Greek actress (Zorba the Greek, Attila The Hun)
  • Sep 3 Joe Kolter, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
  • Sep 3 John R[obert] Jones, US, sci-fi author (White Regiment, Lizard War)
  • Sep 4 Robert J Lagomarsino, (Rep-R-CA, 1974- )
  • Sep 4 Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Sceptre, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • Sep 6 Arthur William Oldham, composer
  • Sep 6 Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands
  • Sep 7 Erich Juskowiak, German footballer (d. 1983)
  • Sep 7 Donald Irwin, Rosario, Argentina, American politician, (d. 2013)

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Sep 7 Ed Warren [Edward Warren Miney], American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • Sep 7 Ronnie Gilbert, American folk singer (The Weavers), born in New York, New York (d. 2015)
  • Sep 9 Annie nee Becker Kriegel, historian
  • Sep 9 Jake Carey, US R&B-singer (Flamingos-I Know Better)
  • Sep 9 Yusuf al-Qaradawi, prominent Egypt Muslim cleric
  • Sep 10 Beryl Cook, British painter
  • Sep 11 Alfred Slote, author (Love & Tennis, Omega Station)
  • Sep 11 Gerrit van Niekerk Viljoen, South African minister of Legislation
  • Sep 11 Lee Richardson, actor (Sweet Lorraine, Fly 2, Tiger Warsaw), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 11 Eddie Miksis, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Sep 13 Emile Francis, NHL player/coach/GM (Rangers, Blues, Whalers)
  • Sep 14 Hovhannes Gorgeni Ter-T'at'evosyan, composer
  • Sep 14 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • Sep 14 Michel Butor, French novelist and essayist, born in Mons-en-Baroeul (d. 2016)
  • Sep 15 Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
  • Sep 15 Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)
  • Sep 15 Edward Derwinski, American congressman for Chicago 1959-83, first Secretary of Veteran Affairs 1989-1992, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 John Knowles, US writer (Morning in Antibes)
  • Sep 16 Robert Schuller, televangelist (Glass Cathedral, Hour of Power)
  • Sep 16 Tommy "Butch" Bond, actor (Butch-Our Gang)
  • Sep 17 Bill Black, band leader and bassist who worked with Elvis, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1965)
  • Sep 17 Donald Acheson, England's chief medical officer
  • Sep 17 Reginald Marsh, actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here)
  • Sep 17 Eugene [Brother Jack] McDuff, American jazz organist (George Benson, Brother Jack), born in Champaign, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Sep 18 Bud Greenspan, documentary maker (Olympic Games)
  • Sep 18 Bob Toski, American golfer
  • Sep 19 Arthur Wills, composer
  • Sep 19 Edwin "Duke" Snider, Bkln Dodger centerfielder (406 HRs)
  • Sep 19 Lurieen Wallace, (Gov-D-Ala, 1966-68)
  • Sep 19 Pierre Janssen, art museum director
  • Sep 19 James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio
  • Sep 21 Donald A Glaser, physicist (Nobel-1960)
  • Sep 21 Noor Jehan, Pakistani singer and actress (d. 2000)
  • Sep 22 William O Smith, composer

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Sep 23 John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist and composer (Blue Train), born in Hamlet, North Carolina (d. 1967)

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane
  • Sep 25 Aldo Ray, Pen Argyl PA, actor (God's Little Acre, Green Beret)
  • Sep 25 John Ericson, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Sam Bolt-Honey West)
  • Sep 25 Sergei Filatov, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Sep 25 Jack Hyles, Baptist pastor (d. 2001)
  • Sep 26 Buland Al Haidary, poet
  • Sep 26 Giuseppi Chiari, composer
  • Sep 26 Imre Vincze, Hungarian composer, born in Kocs (d. 1969)
  • Sep 26 Julie London, Santa Rosa California, actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency)
  • Sep 26 Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European Philologist
  • Sep 28 Jerry Clower, Amite County Miss, country comedian (Nashville on Road)
  • Sep 29 Phyllis Taylor, educationist
  • Sep 30 Peder Holm, Danish composer, born Copenhagen
  • Sep 30 Robin Roberts, pitcher (Phillies, Won 28 in 1952)
  • Oct 1 Roger Williams, American pianist
  • Oct 2 Jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)
  • Oct 3 Marques Haynes, NBA player and hall of famer (World's Greatest Dribbler, Harlem Globetrotters)
  • Oct 5 Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant
  • Oct 5 Gottfried Michael Koenig, composer
  • Oct 5 Willi Unsoeld, American climber (d. 1979)
  • Oct 6 Alan Copeland, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 6 Cyril Reuben, violinist
  • Oct 7 Diana Lynn, actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 7 Ivan Jirko, Czech composer, music critic and psychiatrist, born in Prague (d. 1978)
  • Oct 7 Marcello Abbado, composer
  • Oct 8 Raaj Kumar, Hindi film star (Mother India), born in Loralai, Balochistan, British India (d. 1996)
  • Oct 9 Danièle Delorme, [Gabrielle Girard], actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • Oct 10 Oscar Brown Jr, US songwriter (Brown Baby, Forbidden Fruit)
  • Oct 10 Richard Jaeckel, NY, actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima)
  • Oct 11 Earle Hyman, NC, actor (Russell-Cosby, Coriolanus)
  • Oct 11 John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)
  • Oct 11 Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk
  • Oct 12 Hans Liebold, Germany, auto racer (Nardo, Italy)
  • Oct 13 Ray Brown, American jazz double bassist , born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 13 Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008)
  • Oct 14 Bill Justis, rock and roll musician (Raunchy), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1982)
  • Oct 14 Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam)
  • Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
  • Oct 15 Jean Peters, actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Oct 15 Karl Richter, composer
  • Oct 15 Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian (The History of Sexuality), born in Poitiers (d. 1984)
  • Oct 17 Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz California, actress (My 3 Sons)
  • Oct 17 Julie Adams, Waterloo Iowa, actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red)
  • Oct 17 Karl Gordon Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 18 Chuck Berry [Charles Andersen], guitarist and singer-songwriter (Roll over Beethoven), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Oct 18 Klaus Kinski, [Nikolas Naksynski], Poland, actor (Little Drummer Girl)
  • Oct 18 Thomas Millar, historian
  • Oct 19 Joel Feinberg, American moral philosopher (d. 2004)
  • Oct 19 Arne Bendiksen, Norwegian singer and songwriter
  • Oct 20 Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • Oct 21 Leonard Rossiter, actor (Britannia Hospital), born in Liverpool, England
  • Oct 21 Marga Richter, composer
  • Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • Oct 24 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
  • Oct 25 Biff McGuire, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 25 Galina Vishnevskaya, Leningrad, USSR, soprano opera singer, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 25 Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
  • Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 27 H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure), born in Los Angeles (d. 1993)
  • Oct 27 P G "Nana" Joshi, cricket wicketkeeper (Indian during 1950's)
  • Oct 28 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
  • Oct 29 Jon [Jonathan Stewart] Vickers, Canadian operatic tenor, born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 30 Jacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver
  • Oct 31 Shirley Dinsdale, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 31 Jimmy Savile, English entertainer and suspected sexual predator, born in Leeds (d. 2011)
  • Nov 3 Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Nov 5 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
  • Nov 5 John Berger, English art critic and author (Ways of Seeing), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Nov 6 Brian Abel-Smith, professor of Social Adminstration
  • Nov 7 Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (Met Opera), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Nov 9 Dominguín, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1996)
  • Nov 11 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)