Famous People Born in 1907 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 504

  • May 18 Carl Mydans, American photographer (d. 2004)
  • May 21 Dandy Nichols [Daisy Sander], British actress (Till Death Us Do Part, Confessions of a Window Cleaner), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • May 22 Harry Ritz [Joachim], American actor and comedian (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1986)

Person of interestLaurence Olivier

May 22 Laurence Olivier, English actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer), born in Dorking, Surrey (d. 1989)

Person of interestHergé

May 22 Hergé [Georges Prosper Remi], Belgian comic book creator (The Adventures of Tintin), born in Etterbeek, Belgium (d. 1983)

Cartoonist Hergé
Cartoonist
Hergé
  • May 23 Kenneth Allen, engineer
  • May 23 Matthew Campbell, British senior civil servant
  • May 25 U Nu, Wakema, Myaungmya District, 1st Prime Minister of Burma (1948-56, 1960-62)

Person of interestJohn Wayne

May 26 John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], American actor (Green Berets, True Grit), born in Winterset, Iowa (d. 1979)

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
  • May 26 Jean Bernard, French physician (d. 2006)

Person of interestRachel Carson

May 27 Rachel Carson, American marine biologist, conservationist and writer (Silent Spring), born in Springdale, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)

Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson
Marine Biologist and Writer
Rachel Carson
  • May 27 Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader
  • May 27 Rachel Louise Carson, biologist/ecologist/writer (Silent Spring)
  • May 28 Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian
  • May 28 Henry Ritz, comedian/dancer (Ritz Brothers)
  • May 28 Patrick Browne, British Lord justice of appeal
  • May 29 Desmond Shawe-Taylor, critic
  • May 29 Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman and senator (d. 2002)
  • May 30 Elly Beinhorn, German pilot (d. 2007)
  • May 30 Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (d. 2008)
  • May 31 Valston Hancock, British air marshal
  • Jun 1 Sir Frank Whittle, English RAF engineer air officer and inventor of the turbojet engine, born in Coventry, England (d. 1996)
  • Jun 2 Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
  • Jun 3 Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer
  • Jun 4 Marjan Kozina, composer
  • Jun 4 Rosalind Russell, American actress (Mame, Take a Letter Darling), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 1976)
  • Jun 4 Jacques Roumain, Haitian writer (d. 1944)
  • Jun 4 Patience Strong, English poet and journalist (d. 1990)
  • Jun 5 Rolf Bongs, German writer, born in Dusseldolf (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5 Rudolf Peierls, German-British physicist (atomic bomb), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1995)
  • Jun 6 Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43) and manager, born in Bastrop, Louisiana (d. 1993)
  • Jun 10 Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
  • Jun 11 Anton Hildebrand, Dutch children's book writer (Man in the Moon), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • Jun 11 Marino Barreto, Cuban pianist and singer, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1995)
  • Jun 11 Paul Mellon, American philanthropist (Washington National Gallery of Art), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Jun 12 Giorgio Nataletti, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1972)
  • Jun 14 René Char, French poet/painter
  • Jun 14 Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator (d. 1978)
  • Jun 14 Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
  • Jun 15 James Robertson Justice, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Moby Dick), born in Lewisham, London, England (d. 1975)
  • Jun 16 Jack Albertson, American actor (Chico and the Man, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1981)
  • Jun 16 John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
  • Jun 17 Maurice Cloche, French film director and screenwriter (d. 1990)
  • Jun 17 Charles Eames, American designer and architect (d. 1978)
  • Jun 18 Benny Payne, pianist (Billy Daniels Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 18 Froelich Rainey, Wisc, quiz moderator (What in the World)
  • Jun 19 Clarence Wiseman, 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)
  • Jun 19 George de Mestral, Swiss engineer (invented Velcro), born in Colombier, Switzerland (d. 1990)
  • Jun 20 Jimmy Driftwood, American songwriter and musician (d. 1998)
  • Jun 23 Dercy Gonçalves, Brazilian comedienne (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24 Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer

  • Jun 24 Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (d. 1989)
  • Jun 25 J. Hans D. Jensen, German physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1973)
  • Jun 26 Debs Garms, American baseball player, born in Bangs, Texas (d. 1984)
  • Jun 27 John McIntire, American actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1991)
  • Jun 27 Valerie Cossart, British actress (Hartmans), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Jun 28 Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer (La civilisation du phoque), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1995)
  • Jun 29 Paul O'Dwyer, Irish-American politician and President of City Council (D-NYC), born in Bohola, County Mayo, Ireland (d. 1998)
  • Jun 30 Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian politician (d. 1950)
  • Jul 1 Bill Stern, American sportscaster (first televised college football game), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jul 2 Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist/painter
  • Jul 2 Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
  • Jul 3 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
  • Jul 3 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • Jul 4 Elliott Sullivan, American actor (The Persuaders!, Fury Below, Sergeant), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Jul 4 Gordon Griffith, American actor (first actor to portray Tarzan on film) and director, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1958)
  • Jul 4 Howard Taubman, American music and theater critic, born in Manhattan (d. 1996)

Person of interestFrida Kahlo

Jul 6 Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter who explored questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender and race in Mexican society, born in Coyoacán, Mexico City (d. 1954)

Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo
  • Jul 7 Helene Johnson, American Harlem Renaissance poet, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Jul 7 Robert A[nson] Heinlein, American sci-fi author (4 Hugos, Red Planet)
  • Jul 8 George W Romney, (Gov-R-Mich)/US Secretary of HUD (1969-73)
  • Jul 8 Kishio Hirao, composer
  • Jul 14 Annabella [Suzanne G Charpentier], French actress (Dinner at Ritz), born in Paris, France (d. 1996)
  • Jul 15 Paterson Fraser, British air marshal
  • Jul 16 Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Person of interestOrville Redenbacher

Jul 16 Orville Redenbacher, American popcorn magnate (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn), born in Brazil, Indiana (d. 1995)

Businessman Orville Redenbacher
Businessman
Orville Redenbacher
  • Jul 16 Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (Ding Dong School), born in Ottawa, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • Jul 18 Yvonne Desportes, French composer, born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1993)
  • Jul 19 Günter Bialas, German composer, born in Bielschowitz, Prussian Silesia (d. 1995)
  • Jul 19 Isabel Jewell, American actress (Gone with the Wind), born in Shoshoni, Wyoming (d. 1972)
  • Jul 21 Ross Alexander, American actor (Boulder Dam, Captain Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1937)
  • Jul 22 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)
  • Jul 23 Elspeth Huxley, English author (The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard), born in London (d. 1997)
  • Jul 24 Hughie Charles, English songwriter and impressario, born in Manchester, England (d. 1995)
  • Jul 25 Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • Jul 26 Gioconda de Vito, Italian-British violinist, born in Martina Franca, Italy (d. 1994)
  • Jul 26 István Pelle, Hungarian gymnast (Olympic gold 1932), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1986)
  • Jul 27 Denis Rickett, British civil servant and private secretary to Clement Attlee, born in Hawthorns, Overton Road, Sutton, Surrey (d. 1997)
  • Jul 27 Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater and judge (Olympics 1932,36), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Jul 28 Earl Tupper, American-born Costa Rican inventor and businessman (Tupperware), born in Berlin, New Hampshire (d. 1983)
  • Jul 29 Melvin Belli, American lawyer known as "The King of Torts" and "Melvin Bellicose", born in Sonora, California (d. 1996)
  • Aug 2 Mary Hamman, American writer and editor (Pictorial Review, Good Housekeeping), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1984)
  • Aug 3 Adrienne Ames, American actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1947)
  • Aug 3 Ernesto Geisel, 29th President of Brazil (1974-79), born in Bento Gonçalves, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (d. 1996)
  • Aug 3 Irene Tedrow, American actress (Lucy-Dennis the Menace, Mr Novak), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Aug 3 Lawrence Brown, American trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra), born in Lawrence, Kansas (d. 1988)
  • Aug 5 Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, jazz vocalist/trumpeter
  • Aug 7 Albert Kotin, American abstract painter (d. 1980)
  • Aug 8 Benny Carter, American musician and composer (Easy Money, King Carter), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 9 Berta Waterstradt, writer
  • Aug 11 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
  • Aug 12 James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop
  • Aug 12 Joe Besser, American actor and comedian (The Three Stooges, Let's Make Love, Africa Screams), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1988)
  • Aug 13 Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, German arms manufacturer and Olympic yacht competitor, born in Essen, Germany (d. 1967)
  • Aug 13 Basil Spence, British architect, born in Bombay, India (d. 1976)
  • Aug 14 Stanley Adams, American lyricist and songwriter (What a Diff'rence a Day Makes), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 15 Paul Vincze, Jewish-Hungarian designer of coins and medal, born in Galgagyörk, Hungary (d. 1994)
  • Aug 16 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Israeli composer
  • Aug 16 Mae Clarke, [Violet Mary Klotz], American actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Aug 17 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer
  • Aug 17 Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), born in Castres, Tarn (d. 2000)
  • Aug 18 Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC), born in Sheppey, Kent, England (d. 1996)
  • Aug 18 Enoch Light, American orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1978)
  • Aug 18 Howard Swanson, composer
  • Aug 18 Otto Mortensen, composer
  • Aug 19 Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer
  • Aug 19 Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1982)
  • Aug 20 Alan Reed, American actor (Breakfast at Tiffany's) and voice artist (Fred Flintstone, Lady and the Tramp), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Aug 20 Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
  • Aug 20 Stanley Devon, photographer
  • Aug 21 Miguel Torga [Adolfo Correia da Rocha], Portuguese writer (O Quarto Dia da Criação do Mundo), born in O Quarto Dia da Criação do Mundo (d. 1995)
  • Aug 21 Roy K Marshall, Glen Carbon Ill, TV scientist (Nature of Things)
  • Aug 22 Colin Buchanan, British town planner (Traffic in Towns), born in Simla, India (d. 2001)
  • Aug 22 Oliver McGowan, American actor (Banning, Stagecoach), born in Kipling, Alabama (d. 1971)
  • Aug 22 Cyril Astley Clarke, British physician and geneticist, born in Leicester, England (d. 2000)
  • Aug 25 Desmond Flower, English publisher, born in London (d. 1997)
  • Aug 28 Phil Edwards, Canadian-Guyanese runner (Olympic bronze 1928, 32, 36), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1971)
  • Aug 29 Joseph Wechsberg, Jewish-Czech writer (Looking For a Bluebird), born in Ostrava, Moravia, Czechoslovakia (d. 1983)
  • Aug 30 John Mauchly, American physicist who with J. Presper Eckert, designed the first general purpose electronic digital computer (ENIAC), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aug 31 Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1963-75), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2007)

Person of interestRamon Magsaysay

Aug 31 Ramon Magsaysay, 7th President of the Philippines (US Legion of Merit-1952), born in Iba, Zambales, Philippines (d. 1957)

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay
  • Aug 31 William Shawn, American magazine editor (New Yorker, 1952-87), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • Aug 31 Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1986)
  • Sep 1 Joaquin Balaguer, president Dominican Republic
  • Sep 1 Walter P. Reuther, American labor leader and President of the UAW & CIO, born in Wheeling, West Virginia (d. 1970)
  • Sep 3 Andrew Brewin, Canadian lawyer/cofound New Democratic Party
  • Sep 3 Loren Eiseley, professor of Anthropology (Animal Secrets)
  • Sep 4 Leo Castelli, Trieste, American art dealer
  • Sep 4 Maurice Ashley, historian
  • Sep 5 Sunnyland Slim [Albert Luandrew], American blues pianist, born in Vance, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • Sep 6 Elizabeth Ferrars, British crime writer, born in Yangon, Myanmar (d. 1995)
  • Sep 6 Johnny Kelly, American marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • Sep 7 Ahmet Adnan Saygun, composer
  • Sep 8 Leon Askin, Austrian actor (One, Two, Three, Charlie Farrell Show), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2005)
  • Sep 8 Sid Tomack, American actor (The Life of Riley, Adventures of Superman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1962)
  • Sep 9 Leon Edel, American biographer (Henry James: A Biography 1953–1972 - Pulitzer 1963), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1997)
  • Sep 9 Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), born in Eros, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • Sep 10 Alva R. Fitch, American army officer (d. 1989)
  • Sep 12 Joe Lederer, Austrian actress and writer (Drei Tage Liebe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1987)
  • Sep 12 Louis MacNeice, Irish poet and playwright, born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1963)
  • Sep 13 Victor Reinganum, artist
  • Sep 14 A Cecil Snyder, Chief Justice of Puerto Rico
  • Sep 14 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS)
  • Sep 15 Fay Wray, Canadian American actress (King Kong), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 2004)
  • Sep 15 Jack Bailey, Hampton Iowa, TV host (Queen for a Day)
  • Sep 17 Desmond Heap, authority on British planning law
  • Sep 17 Helen Vinson, American actress (Transatlantic Tunnel, In Name Only), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Sep 17 Warren E Burger, Minn, Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86)
  • Sep 18 Edwin M McMillan, American physicist/discoverer plutonium (Nobel prize)
  • Sep 19 Lewis F Powell Jr, Va, Supreme Court justice (1972-87)
  • Sep 21 Helen Foster Snow, writer
  • Sep 21 Lloyd Gough, American actor (Sunset Boulevard, The Front, The Green Hornet), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • Sep 22 Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981)
  • Sep 23 Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/President of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
  • Sep 23 Dominique Aury, French novelist (d. 1998)
  • Sep 23 Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (d. 1976)
  • Sep 23 Herbert Kappler, German head of Nazi police and security services (SS) in Rome during WWII, born in Stuttgart, German Empire (d. 1978)
  • Sep 24 Pierre Moulaert, composer
  • Sep 25 Jan Felderhof, composer
  • Sep 26 Anthony F Blunt, British historian/spy for USSR
  • Sep 26 Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, European Boxing Champ (Olympic silver 1928)
  • Sep 26 Ralph Michael, British actor (Quest, Doctor in the House), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 Bernard Miles, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Great Expectations, In Which We Serve), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 1991)

Person of interestBhagat Singh

Sep 27 Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, born in Jaranwala Tehsil, Punjab (d. 1931)

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh
  • Sep 28 Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington Redskins)
  • Sep 28 Heikki Savolainen, Finland, pommel horse gymnast (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Sep 28 Ida Turay, Hungarian actress (Deryne, Ida Regenye), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1997)
  • Sep 28 John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist
  • Sep 28 Bhagat Singh, Indian activist (d. 1931)
  • Sep 29 Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry, American cowpoke, singer, actor (The Gene Autry Show), and business tycoon (California Angels), born in Near Tioga, Texas (d. 1998)
  • Sep 29 Michael Shepley, British actor (Squibs, Dick & the Duchess), born in Plymouth, Devon, England (d. 1961)
  • Sep 29 Richard Harkness, Artesian SD, newscaster (Story of the Week, NBC)
  • Sep 30 Arnold Elston, composer
  • Oct 1 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Oct 1 Barbara Morrison, English actress (Project Moonbase), born in Weston-Super-Mare (d. 1992)
  • Oct 1 Oedoen Partos, composer
  • Oct 2 Alexander Robertus Todd, British organic chemist (Nobel Prize 1957), born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Oct 5 Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7 Tutta Rolf, Norwegian actress (Whalers), born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 1994)
  • Oct 7 Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 8 Howard Joslin, American actor (Quebec, Detective Story), born in Georgia (d. 1975)
  • Oct 9 Klaes Karppinen, Finnish athlete, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic gold 1936), born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1992)
  • Oct 9 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), born in La Pecq, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Quintin Hogg, British politician, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, born in London (d. 2001)
  • Oct 12 Wolfgang Fortner, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1987)
  • Oct 13 Yves Allégret, French film director (d. 1987)
  • Oct 14 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
  • Oct 14 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Oct 14 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter and actor (Zeskamp, Oebele), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • Oct 14 Pert Kelton, American actress (Cavalcade of Stars), born in Great Falls, Montana (d. 1968)