Famous People Born in 1931 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 661

  • Apr 6 Joan Carlyle, British soprano
  • Apr 7 Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower (Pentagon Papers)/patriot
  • Apr 7 Donald Barthelme, American writer (Snow White, Sadness), born in Philadelphia, Pa (d. 1989)
  • Apr 8 John Gavin, actor ( Imitation of Life, Psycho), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 9 Bill Gilbert, sports author (They Also Served, Big E), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 9 Martin Rogers, director (Farmington Institute for Christian Studies)
  • Apr 9 Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (d. 1991)
  • Apr 10 Marcel van Maele, Belgian poet
  • Apr 11 Johnny Sheffield, actor (Boy-Tarzan Finds a Son), born in Pasadena, California
  • Apr 11 Koichi Sugiyama, Japanese composer
  • Apr 12 Martin Boykan, composer
  • Apr 12 Leonid Derbenyov, Russian poet-songwriter (d. 1995)
  • Apr 13 Beverley Cross, playwright
  • Apr 13 Michael Burchill, actor
  • Apr 13 Jon Stone, co-creator of Sesame Street (d. 1997)
  • Apr 14 Paul Masnick, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 15 Kenneth Bloomfield, BBC governor (Ireland)
  • Apr 15 Tomas Tranströmer, Swedish poet (Nobel Prize for Literature - 2011), born in Stockholm (d. 2015)
  • Apr 16 Piet de Visser, economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Apr 17 Joan Clague, director of nursing services (Marie Curie Foundation)
  • Apr 17 John Bartlett, tennis player (Davis Cup capt-Britain)
  • Apr 17 John Chalstrey, alderman/Lord Mayor (London)
  • Apr 17 Joyce Molyneux, British chef and author
  • Apr 17 Ruth Etchells, principal (St John's College-Durham)
  • Apr 18 Klas Lestander, Sweden, 20K biathlon (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Apr 19 Alex Webster, Kearney, New Jersey, football coach (NY Giants), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 19 Denis Henry, British high court judge
  • Apr 19 Garfield Morgan, Brtish actor (Odessa File, To Catch a Spy)
  • Apr 19 Hendrick J "Kobie" Coetsee, South Africa minister of Defense/Justice
  • Apr 19 Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (d. 2004)
  • Apr 20 Lee H Hamilton, Daytona Beach Fla, (Rep-D-Ind, 1965- )
  • Apr 22 Henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP)
  • Apr 22 Robert Dickson, Canada, ice hockey player (1948)
  • Apr 22 Ronald Hynd, British choreographer (English National Ballet)
  • Apr 22 Siem Vroom, Dutch actor (The Lift, Bridge Too Far, Mysteries)
  • Apr 24 Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)
  • Apr 25 David Shepherd, painter
  • Apr 25 Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician (d. 1980)
  • Apr 27 Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach
  • Apr 27 Krzystzof Komeda, composer
  • Apr 29 Aleksei Aleksandrovich Gubarev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 28)
  • Apr 29 Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, born in Glasgow (d. 2002)
  • Apr 29 William Ball, actor (Suburban Commando)
  • Apr 29 Frank Auerbach, German-born British painter
  • Apr 30 William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )
  • May 2 Phil Bruns, American actor and writer (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), (d. 2012)
  • May 2 Richard "Groove" Holmes, American jazz musician (Misty), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1991)
  • May 3 Joseph Lichtman Layton, dancer
  • May 3 Thomas Sutherland, American hostage (Lebanon) and academic, born in Falkirk, Scotland (d. 2016)
  • May 4 Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor (USSR State Radio), born in Moscow, Russia
  • May 4 Thomas Stuttaford, British doctor and writer
  • May 5 Greg, Belgian comic-book writer (Achille Talon) (d, 1999)
  • May 6 Marvin Leath, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )

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May 6 Willie Mays, American baseball centerfielder (Giants, NY Mets), "Say Hey Kid" (660 HRs, MVP 1954), born in Westfield, Alabama

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • May 7 Gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete)
  • May 7 Nel J Ginjaar-Maas, Dutch under-secretary of Education (VVD)
  • May 7 Teresa Brewer, singer (Put Another Nickel In), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • May 8 Charles M Wilson, composer
  • May 9 Vance DeVoe Brand, astro (Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35), born in Longmont, Colorado
  • May 10 Lord Michael Mustill, of Pateley Bridge, Lord Justice of Appeal
  • May 10 Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter (A Special Day), born in Trevico, Campania (d. 2016)
  • May 11 Stephen Smalley, rev/dean (Chester)
  • May 12 Johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One
  • May 13 Eileen Diss, theatrical designer (August, Secret Places, Betrayal)

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May 13 Jim Jones, American Leader of Peoples Temple cult (Jonestown Massacre), born in Randolph County, Indiana (d. 1978)

Founder of the Peoples Temple cult Jim Jones
Founder of the Peoples Temple cult
Jim Jones
  • May 13 Sydney Lipworth, CEO (Monopolies & Mergers Commission)
  • May 13 William Utting, chief inspector (British Social Services)
  • May 14 Alvin Augustus Lucier Jr, composer
  • May 15 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton, Be My Guest)
  • May 15 F Korthals Altes, Dutch minister of Justice (VVD)
  • May 15 Ken Venturi, American golfer, (d. 2013)
  • May 16 Donald James Martino, composer (Noturnno-Pulitzer 1974), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • May 16 Jack Dodson, actor (Howard Sprage- "The Andy Griffith Show"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • May 16 Lowell P Weicker, (Sen-R-CT, 1971-88/Gov-D-CT)
  • May 16 Peter Levi, poet/writer
  • May 16 Denise Filiatrault, French Canadian actress and director
  • May 16 Natwar Singh, Indian politician
  • May 16 Hana Brady, Jewish Czech Holocaust victim (Hanna's Suitcase), born in Prague (d. 1944)
  • May 17 Dewey Redman, jazz musician
  • May 18 Robert Morse, Newton Mass, actor (That's Life, Jack Frost)
  • May 18 Don Martin, American cartoonist (d. 2000)
  • May 19 Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter
  • May 19 Ruben Radica, composer
  • May 19 Eric Tappy, Swiss tenor
  • May 19 Bob Anderson, British racing driver (d. 1967)
  • May 20 Chiharu Igaya, Japan, slalom (Olympic-silver-1956)
  • May 20 Ken Boyer, American baseball player (d. 1982)
  • May 21 Desmond Wilcox, broadcaster
  • May 21 George Vassiliou, president of Cyprus (1988-93)
  • May 23 Barbara Barrie, actress (Breaking Away, Barney Miller), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 24 Michael Lonsdale, French actor
  • May 25 John Gabriel, actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • May 25 Aili Jõgi, Estonian freedom fighter
  • May 25 Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship), born in Indiana (d. 1993)
  • May 27 Florence Sharples, director (British YWCA)
  • May 27 John Chapple, British chief of General Staff
  • May 27 Kenny Price, Florence Ky, country singer (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw)
  • May 27 Veroslav Neumann, composer
  • May 27 James Wilson, criminologist ('Zero Tolerance' policing), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • May 28 Carroll Baker, Penn, actress (Andy Warhol's Bad, Babydoll, Harlow)
  • May 28 Ervin Junger, composer
  • May 28 Peter Talbot Westergaard, composer
  • May 28 Raymond Miquel, chairman (Scottish Sports Council)
  • May 28 Stephen Birmingham, American author (Real Lace: America's Irish Rich), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • May 29 Carl Toms, stage designer
  • May 31 John Schrieffer, US physicist (Nobel 1972)
  • May 31 Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano (Cassandra-Les Troyens), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 31 Steve Horn, (Rep-R-California)
  • May 31 Huby Heard, singer-songwriter (The God Squad), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • Jun 2 Larry Jackson, baseball player
  • Jun 3 Francoise Arnoul, actress/composer (French Cancan, Jacko & Lise)

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Jun 3 Raúl Castro, 18th President of Cuba (2008-) and former revolutionary, born in Biran, Holguin, Cuba

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro
  • Jun 3 Lindy Remigino, American athlete
  • Jun 4 Cesar Bolanos, composer
  • Jun 5 Jacques Demy, France, director (Lola, Magic Donkey)
  • Jun 5 John Dellow, commisioner (London Metropolitan Police)
  • Jun 5 Jerzy Prokopiuk, Polish philosopher, antroposopher
  • Jun 6 Lloyd Lindroth, the Liberace of the Harp
  • Jun 7 Henry Weinberg, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 7 Lang Jeffries, Ontario Canada, actor (Skip-Rescue 8)
  • Jun 7 Virginia McKenna, actress (Born Free, Chosen, Lions are Free, Simba)
  • Jun 7 Malcolm Morley, English-born painter
  • Jun 8 Ivan V. Lalić, Serbian poet, born in Belgrade (d. 1996)
  • Jun 8 James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul
  • Jun 9 Bill Virdon, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)/mgr (NY Yankees)
  • Jun 9 Jackie Mason, Wisc, comedian (World According to Me, Chicken Soup)
  • Jun 9 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jun 10 Jim [Purvis] Ferree Jr, Pine Bluff NC, PGA golfer (1958 Vancouver)
  • Jun 10 João Gilberto, Brazilian singer and guitarist
  • Jun 11 Lord Cameron of Lochbroom, lord advocate
  • Jun 11 Lucianna Paluzzi, actress (Five Fingers, Thunderball), born in Rome, Italy
  • Jun 11 Audrey Schuh, American soprano
  • Jun 13 Lachlan Macleay, USAF/pilot
  • Jun 13 Irvin D. Yalom, psychotherapist, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University
  • Jun 14 Marla Gibbs, actress (Florence-Jeffersons, Mary-227), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 16 Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader
  • Jun 16 Ivo Petric, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana
  • Jun 16 Robert F [Bob] Smith, (Rep-R-OR, 1983- )
  • Jun 17 John Baldessari, American artist
  • Jun 18 Peter Batty, TV/movie producer
  • Jun 18 Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil from 1995 to 2002
  • Jun 19 "Against Iain" duke of Atholl, English large landowner
  • Jun 20 Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
  • Jun 20 James Tolkan, American actor (Weekend War, Leap of Faith), born in Calumet, Michigan
  • Jun 20 Olympia Dukakis, actress (Moonstruck, Cemetery Club), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jun 20 Richard Southwood, zoologist/chancellor (Oxford University)
  • Jun 21 Lawrence K Grossman, News president (NBC-TV)
  • Jun 21 Margaret Heckler, US Secretary of Health & Human Services (1983-85)
  • Jun 21 Enzo Maiorca, Italian freediver (17 world records), born in Syracuse, Sicily (d. 2016)
  • Jun 22 Henk Vonhoff, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Jun 22 Hennadiy Udovenko, Ukranian politician and diplomat (UN General Assembly President, 1997-98), born in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine (d. 2013)
  • Jun 23 Urs Jaeggi, Swiss sociologist and writer, born in Solothurn, Switzerland
  • Jun 24 Billy Casper, American golfer and three time PGA Player of the Year (1966, 1968 and 1970), born in San Diego, California (d. 2015)
  • Jun 24 Leslie Cochran, peace activist and police critic, born in Miami, Florida (d. 2012)
  • Jun 26 Colin Wilson, author (Afterlife, Book of Great Mysteries), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 26 Lucien Goethals, composer
  • Jun 27 Alojz Srebotnjak, composer
  • Jun 27 Charles Bronfman, CEO (Seagrams, Montreal Expos)
  • Jun 27 Ryszard Kwiatkowski, composer
  • Jun 28 Junior Johnson, American NASCAR driver
  • Jun 28 Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)
  • Jun 29 Ed Gilbert, American actor (d. 1999)
  • Jun 30 James Loughran, British conductor
  • Jun 30 Johannes Gruijters, Dutch mayor (D66-Lelystad)
  • Jun 30 June Thorburn, Kashmir India, actress (Touch & Go, Children Galore)
  • Jun 30 Bert Eriksson, Flemish neo-Nazi (d. 2005)
  • Jul 1 Leslie Caron, French-American actress (Gigi, Father Goose), born in Boulogne-Biliancourt, Seine
  • Jul 2 Robert Ito, actor (Sam-Quincy ME), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jul 3 Andres Burnier, [Catharina Dessaur], criminologist/author (Jongensuur)
  • Jul 4 Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Glengormley, County Antrim, Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur)
  • Jul 4 Peter Richardson, cricketer (England batsman mid-50's)
  • Jul 4 Rick Casares, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2013)
  • Jul 5 James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, criminal
  • Jul 6 Donal Donnelly, Bradford Yorkshire England, actor (Dead)
  • Jul 6 Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader
  • Jul 6 Jean Campeau, French Canadian businessman and politician
  • Jul 7 David Eddings, US, sci-fi author (Belgariad, Malloreon)
  • Jul 7 Stanley Brock, actor (Ivan-He's the Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 8 Jerry Vale [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], American singer (Arriverderci Roma), born in NYC (d. 2014)
  • Jul 8 Louis Ballard, composer

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Jul 8 Roone Arledge, American President of ABC Sports (Monday Night Football), born in NYC, New York

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge
  • Jul 10 Alice Munro, author (Dance of the Happy Shades)
  • Jul 10 Del Insko, harness racer (toothpick in mouth, 1969 money leader)
  • Jul 10 Julian May, US, sci-fi author (Golden Torc, Magnificat)
  • Jul 10 Nick Adams, Nanticoke Pa, actor (Johnny Yuma-Rebel)
  • Jul 11 Tab Hunter, American actor (Tab Hunter Show, Lust in the Dust), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 11 Hans Klein, politician
  • Jul 11 Herman de Vries, Dutch sculptor
  • Jul 11 Thurston Harris, vocalist (Little Bitty Pretty One), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jul 11 Tullio Regge, Italian physicist
  • Jul 12 Andre Laporte, Flemish composer
  • Jul 12 Bob Traxler, (Rep-D-MI, 1974- )
  • Jul 12 Lord Clinton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 13 Bill Moor, actor (Hanky Panky), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jul 14 Donald Eugene Webb, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 14 Robert Stephens, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust)
  • Jul 15 Clive Cussler, Aurora Illinois, American writer (Raise The Titanic, Sahara)
  • Jul 15 Eugene Louw, South African minister of Internal affairs
  • Jul 16 Caroline Blackwood, writer
  • Jul 18 "Papa" Dee Allen, percussionist (War-World is a Ghetto), born in Wilmington, Delaware