Famous People Born in 1907 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 530 of 530

  • Sep 30 Harry Bluestone, British-American jazz and session violinist, bandleader, and music publisher, born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • Oct 1 Barbara Morrison, English actress (Project Moonbase), born in Weston-Super-Mare (d. 1992)
  • Oct 1 Maxie Rosenbloom, American boxer, actor (world light heavyweight champion 1932-34), born in Leonard's Bridge, Connecticut (d. 1976)
  • Oct 1 Oedoen Partos, Hungarian-Israeli violist (Israel Philharmonic, 1938-56), composer, and teacher, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1977)
  • Oct 2 Alexander Robertus Todd, British organic chemist (Nobel Prize 1957), born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Oct 5 Mrs. Miller [Elva Ruby Connes], American singer (A Lover's Concerto), born in Joplin, Missouri (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 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), born in La Pecq, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Klaes Karppinen, Finnish athlete, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic gold 1936), born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1992)
  • 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, born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France (d. 1987)
  • 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)
  • Oct 15 John Dearden, American cardinal (1969-88) and archbishop of Detroit, born in Valley Falls, Rhode Island (d. 1988)
  • Oct 15 Varian Fry, American journalist and recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations", born in New York (d. 1967)
  • Oct 15 Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1980)
  • Oct 16 Roger Vailland, French author (Drôle de jeu, La loi) and screenwriter, born in Acy-en-Multien, Oise, France (d. 1965)
  • Oct 17 John Marley [Mortimer Marlieb], American actor (Cat Ballou; Love Story; The Godfather), born in NYC (d. 1984)
  • Oct 18 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist
  • Oct 19 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader (d. 1962)
  • Oct 20 Arlene Francis, American actress and radio and television personality (What's My Line?), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2001)
  • Oct 21 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (d. 1985)
  • Oct 22 Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art

Jimmie FoxxJimmie Foxx (1907-1967)

Oct 22 American Baseball HOF first baseman (9 x MLB All Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1932, 33, 38; Triple Crown 1933; Philadelphia A's, Boston RS), born in Sudlersville, Maryland

  • Oct 26 Giovanni Salviucci, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1937)
  • Oct 27 Helmut Walcha, a blind German organist (church music), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1991)
  • Oct 27 Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez, 1st Prime Minister of Dutch Antilles (d. 1966)
  • Oct 28 John Hewitt, Northern Irish poet, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1987)
  • Oct 28 Lew Parker [Austin Lewis Jacobs], American actor (Are You with It?, That Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)
  • Oct 29 Edwige Feuillère, French film actress, born in Haute-Saône, Franche-Comté, France (d. 1998)
  • Oct 30 Albert Rice Leventhal, American publisher (Little Golden Books), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Oct 30 Renzo Cesana, Italian-American TV host (First Date, Continental), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1970)
  • Oct 30 Sol Tax, American anthropologist (founded the journal Current Anthropology), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Oct 31 Helen Lessore, English artist, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Nov 1 Larry French, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1940; Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs; Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Visalia, California (d. 1987)
  • Nov 1 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • Nov 1 Terence Cuneo, English artist (official artist for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Nov 3 Jim Hepburn, British tap-dancer and socialist, born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • Nov 3 Joe Turner, American jazz pianist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1990)
  • Nov 6 Fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding), born in Borgerhout (d. 2001)
  • Nov 7 Chepín [Electo Rosell], Cuban violinist, bandleader, and composer (Orquesta Chepín-Chovén), born in Santiago, Cuba (d. 1984)
  • Nov 7 Maurits Mok, Dutch author and poet (Cheese & Bread Game), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Nov 8 Otto Brenner, German trade union leader (Industrial Union of Metalworkers), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Nov 9 Burrill Phillips, American classical composer (Play Ball; Perspectives in a Labyrinth), pianist, and educator, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1988)
  • Nov 9 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, born in Potsdam, Germany (d. 1994)

Jane FromanJane Froman (1907-1980)

Nov 10 American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri

  • Nov 10 John Moore, English author (Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field), born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1967)

Joseph Gilbert HamiltonJoseph Gilbert Hamilton (1907-1957)

Nov 11 American physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, born in Waverley, Massachusetts

  • Nov 13 Giovanna of Italy, Tsaritsa of Bulgaria, born in Rome (d. 2000)
  • Nov 13 Josef Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), born in Mörkö, Södermanland, Sweden (d. 1948)
  • Nov 13 Lewis Boddington, Welsh aerospace engineer (RAE) (d. 1994)
  • Nov 14 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pippi Longstocking), born in Vimmerby, Sweden (d. 2002)
  • Nov 14 Howard William Hunter, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born in Boise, Idaho (d. 1995)
  • Nov 14 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish Jesuit priest (1st responder after the bombing of Hiroshima), born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 1991)
  • Nov 14 William Steig, American cartoonist (The New Yorker, 1930-2003) and children's author (Shrek!; Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; Doctor De Soto), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2003) [1]
  • Nov 15 Claus von Stauffenberg, German antifascist colonel (attempted to assassinate Hitler), born in Jettingen, Germany (d. 1944)

Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith (1907-1997)

Nov 16 American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • Nov 17 Israel Regardie, English occultist, Aleister Crowley's secretary, born in London, England (d. 1985)
  • Nov 18 Compay Segundo [Máximo Muñoz-Telles], Cuban trova guitarist, singer, and composer (Buena Vista Social Club), born in Siboney, Cuba (d. 2003)
  • Nov 18 Halldis Moren Vesaas, Norwegian author and poet (Harp and Dagger), born in Trysil, Norway (d. 1995)
  • Nov 19 Jack Schaefer, American author (Shane), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1991)
  • Nov 19 Luc Tourneir [Christian J. H. Engles] Netherland-Curaçaon poet, artist, and doctor, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1980)
  • Nov 20 Fran Allison, American actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), born in La Porte City, Iowa (d. 1989)
  • Nov 20 Henri-Georges Clouzot, French director (Le salaire de la peur), born in Niort, France (d. 1977)
  • Nov 21 Charles Korvin [Geza Korvin Karpathi], Austrian actor (Berlin Express, Ship of Fools), born in Piestany, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • Nov 21 Jim Bishop, American journalist and author (The Day Lincoln was Shot), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1987)
  • Nov 21 M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor (d. 1993)
  • Nov 22 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1986)
  • Nov 22 Dick Bartell, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1933, 37; Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Nov 22 Dora Maar, French painter and photographer, lover of Picasso, born in Tours France (d. 1997)
  • Nov 23 Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
  • Nov 25 John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (d. 1938)
  • Nov 26 "Kansas City" Frank [Melrose], American jazz and blues pianist, born in Sumner, Illinois (d. 1941)
  • Nov 26 Henry "Hot Lips" Levine, British-American dixieland jazz trumpeter and bandleader, born in London England (d. 1989)
  • Nov 26 Ruth Patrick, American botanist and limnologist, born in Topeka, Kansas (d. 2013)
  • Nov 27 L. Sprague de Camp, American sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Nov 28 Alberto Moravia [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1990)
  • Nov 30 Gyorgy Ranki, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1992)
  • Nov 30 Jacques Barzun, French author (The House of Intellect), born in Créteil, France (d. 2012)
  • Dec 1 Alex Wilson, Canadian athlete (Olympic silver 800m, 2 x bronze 400m, 4x400m relay 1932), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1994)
  • Dec 1 Joel Fluellen, American actor (Porgy and Bess, Burning Cross, Learning Tree), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1990)
  • Dec 3 Andrew Hutchings, British trade union leader (d. 1996)
  • Dec 3 Connee Boswell, American jazz singer (The Boswell Sisters; Pete Kelly's Blues), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1976)
  • Dec 3 Machito [Francisco "Frank" Grillo], Latin jazz musician and creator of Cu-bop and salsa music (Afro-Cubans), born in Havana, Cuba - NB: birth date and location disputed (d. 1984)
  • Dec 4 Jo Boer, Dutch painter and author (Catharina & the Magnolias), born in Surabaya, Indonesia (d. 1993)
  • Dec 5 Giuseppe Occhialini, Italian physicist (Contribution to the discovery of the pion or pi-meson decay), born in Fossombrone, Pesaro, Italy (d. 1993)
  • Dec 5 Lin Biao, Chinese Communist Marshal during the Civil War and party leader, born in Huanggang, Hubei, Qing Empire (d. 1971)
  • Dec 6 Giovanni Ferrari, Italian soccer midfielder and manager (44 caps; Juventus, Internazionale; mgr Italy), born in Alessandria, Italy (d. 1982)
  • Dec 8 Tony Aubin, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1981)
  • Dec 9 Fried Walter [Schmidt], German light music and operetta composer, born in Ottendorf-Okrilla, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Dec 9 Noel Walton Bott, British engineer (father of wave energy), (d. 1996)
  • Dec 10 Amedeo Nazzari [Buffa], Italian actor (Nights of Cabiria; Chains; Caravaggio), born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Dec 10 Lucien Laurent, French footballer (scored the first ever FIFA World Cup goal), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France (d. 2005)
  • Dec 10 Michael Blankfort, American writer, producer and director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • Dec 10 Rumer Godden, English author (Thursday's Children), born in Eastbourne, Sussex, England (d. 1998)
  • Dec 11 Norbert Rosseau, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • Dec 12 Fred Elizalde, Spanish Filipino composer, born in Manila (d. 1979)
  • Dec 12 Frederik van Heek, Dutch sociologist, born in Enschede, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • Dec 12 Roy Douglas, English composer and arranger (Tomorrow We Live-At Dawn We Die), born in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent (d. 2015)

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer (1907-2012)

Dec 15 Brazilian architect (Brasilia), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Dec 16 Barbara Kent, Canadian actress (Lonesome, Flesh and the Devil), born in Gadsby, Alberta, Canada (d. 2011)
  • Dec 16 Ray C. Bliss, American Republican party figure (Chairman Republican National Committee 1965-69), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • Dec 16 Syd Curnow, South African cricket batsman (7 Tests, HS 47; Transvaal), born in Benoni, South Africa (d. 1986)
  • Dec 18 Bill Holland, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1949; runner-up 1947, 48, 50), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
  • Dec 18 Christopher Fry, English playwright (Ring Around the Moon), born in Bristol, England (d. 2005)
  • Dec 19 Jimmy McLarnin, former Welterweight Champion (d. 2004)
  • Dec 20 Paul Francis Webster, American lyricist ("Love Is A Many Splendored Thing"; "The Shadow Of Your Smile"; "I Got It Bad, And That Ain't Good"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • Dec 21 Garmt Stuiveling, Dutch poet & literary (Poet in Love), born in Stroobos, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • Dec 22 Peggy Ashcroft [Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft], British actress (Dear Brutus, Happy Days), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 1991)
  • Dec 22 Yoshio Hasegawa, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1981)
  • Dec 23 Avraham Stern, Polish-born Zionist leader (d. 1942)
  • Dec 23 Don McNeill, American Radio and TV host (Don McNeill TV Club), born in Galena, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Dec 23 Manuel Lopes, Cape Verdean writer and poet (d. 2005)
  • Dec 24 I. F. Stone, American journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)

Cab CallowayCab Calloway (1907-1994)

Dec 25 American singer, bandleader ("Minnie the Moocher"; "The Jumpin' Jive"), writer, radio host, and actor (The Blues Brothers), born in Rochester, New York

  • Dec 25 Glenn McCarthy, American oil tycoon and businessman (d. 1988)
  • Dec 25 Mike Mazurki, Austrian-American actor and professional wrestler (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), born in Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1990)
  • Dec 27 Conrad L. Raiford, Goodwill Ambassador (d. 2002)
  • Dec 27 Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher (d. 1978)
  • Dec 27 Nils-Eric Ringbom, Finnish composer, born in Turku (d. 1978)
  • Dec 27 Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and writer (d. 1999)
  • Dec 27 Willem Van Otterloo, Dutch cellist, composer, and conductor (Residentie Orkest, 1949-73; Melbourne Symphony, 1967-70; Sydney Symphony, 1971-77), born in Winterswijk, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • Dec 28 Roman Palester, Polish composer (The Weichsel), born in Śniatyń, Poland (d. 1989)
  • Dec 29 James Gardner, British museum & exhibition designer, born in Hendon, London (d. 1995)
  • Dec 30 Christine Auwen, Dutch model, singer and actress (Haghezangers), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • Dec 30 Robert Grant Ferris, British politician (d. 1996)