Famous People Born in 1912 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 528

  • May 6 Bill Quinn, American actor (Rifleman, Van Ranseleer-All in the Family), born in NYC, New York
  • May 6 Hugh Martell, British Vice Admiral
  • May 7 Paul H F Brenneker, Neth/Antillian photographer/folklorist
  • May 8 George Woodcock, author
  • May 8 Gertrud Fussenegger, [Dorn], Austrian writer (Mohrenlegende)
  • May 9 Pedro Armendariz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love)
  • May 9 Per Imerslund, "The aryan idol" (d. 1943)
  • May 10 Edward Gardner, Queen's Court/MP
  • May 10 Erik Jorgensen, composer
  • May 10 Harold Myers, film journalist
  • May 11 Doodles Weaver [Winstead Sheffield Weaver], American comedian (Spike Jones & City Slickers, The Zodiac Killer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1983)
  • May 11 Foster Brooks, comedian and actor (Miles-Mork & Mindy), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • May 11 Phil Silvers, American comedian (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 12 Marshall Royal, jazz sax/clarinet
  • May 12 Archibald Cox, U.S. Solicitor General (d. 2004)
  • May 13 Helen Craig, American actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1986)
  • May 13 Gil Evans, Canadian musician (d. 1988)
  • May 13 Judah Nadich, American rabbi (d. 2007)
  • May 14 Marguerite Fawdry, museum curator
  • May 15 Alexis Kagame, Rwanda, priest/writer
  • May 15 Alexis Nihon, Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics-1968)
  • May 15 Arthur Victor Berger, American composer (Ideas of Order), born in NYC, New York
  • May 16 Studs Terkel, American author/host (Stud's Place, Working), born in NYC, New York
  • May 17 Archibald Cox, special prosecutor (Watergate)
  • May 17 Clarence "Ace" Parker, NFL QB (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks)
  • May 17 Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher conductor
  • May 18 Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer
  • May 18 Perry Como, [Pierino], Canonsburg Pa, singer/TV (Perry Como Show)
  • May 18 Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, In Cold Blood), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 20 Joseph Proce, 3rd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
  • May 21 John Curtis Gowan, American psychologist (d. 1986)
  • May 21 Monty Stratton, baseball player (d. 1982)
  • May 22 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch farmer and politician (Farmers Party)
  • May 23 David Barran, CEO (Midland Bank, England)
  • May 23 John Payne, American actor (Restless Gun, Miracle on 34th Street), born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • May 23 Marius Goring, actor (Herr Palitz-Holocaust), born in Isle of Wight, England
  • May 23 Samuel Curran, vice chancellor (Strathclyde University)
  • May 24 Joan Hammond, Australian operatic soprano, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1996)
  • May 24 Joseph Anthony, [Deuster], US director/actor (Matchmaker, Tomorrow)
  • May 25 Eddie Maxwell, singer (Yes We Have No Bananas)
  • May 25 Princess Dukhye of Korea (d. 1989)
  • May 26 Janos Kádár, premier Hungary (1956-58)
  • May 26 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), born in Ontario, Canada
  • May 27 John Cheever, writer (Wapshot Chronicle)

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May 27 Sam Snead, American golfer (PGA-1963, 65, 67, 70, 72, 73), born in Ashwood, Virginia (d. 2002)

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead
  • May 27 Terry Moore, American baseball player (d. 1995)
  • May 28 Leslie Monson, diplomat
  • May 28 Patrick White, Australia, novelist (Happy Valley, Nobel 1973)
  • May 28 Herman Johannes, Indonesian scientist and politician (d. 1992)
  • May 29 John B M R "John" Hanlo, Dutch poet (Go to the Mosque)
  • May 29 Lucie Aubrac [Bernard], history teacher and French resistance member, born in Paris, France (d. 2007)

  • May 30 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist
  • May 30 Hugh Griffith, Wales, actor (Ben Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!)
  • May 30 Joseph Stein, American dramatist and playwright (Fiddler on the Roof), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • May 30 Julian Gustave Symons, writer
  • May 31 Barbara Pepper, American actress (Doris Ziffel-Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), born in NYC, New York
  • May 31 Dave O'Brien, Big Springs TX, actor (Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid)
  • May 31 Henry M "Scoop" Jackson, (Sen-D-Wash)
  • May 31 Martin Schwarzschild, US astronomer (evolution)
  • May 31 Alfred Deller, English countertenor (d. 1979)
  • May 31 Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American experimental physicist (conducted the Wu experiment), born in Liuhe, China (d. 1997)
  • Jun 3 Richard D'Aeth, president (Hughes Hall Cambridge)
  • Jun 3 William Douglas-Home, playwright (Now .. Barabbas)
  • Jun 4 Robert Jacobsen, Danish sculptor (great iron sculptures)
  • Jun 5 Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)
  • Jun 5 Josef Neckermann, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Jun 5 Dean Amadon, American ornithologist (d. 2003)
  • Jun 8 Ian Morrow, company director
  • Jun 8 Harry Holtzman, American abstract artist (d. 1987)
  • Jun 9 Edgar Evans, Welsh tenor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Cardiganshire (d. 2007)
  • Jun 9 Ingolf Dahl, composer (Andante & Arioso), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jun 10 Leslie Brown, Bishop (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich)
  • Jun 10 William Gordon Harris, civil engineer
  • Jun 10 Jean Lesage, Premier of Quebec (d. 1980)
  • Jun 11 Mukhtar Ashrafi, composer
  • Jun 11 William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)
  • Jun 12 Eddie Williams, blues/Jazz Bassist
  • Jun 12 Mary Lavin MacDonald Scott, author
  • Jun 12 Russell "Lucky" Hayden, Chico California, actor (Judge Roy Bean)
  • Jun 12 Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
  • Jun 13 Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau, French Canadian poet (d. 1943)
  • Jun 14 E Cuyler Hammond, scientist (1st to link smoking with lung cancer)
  • Jun 16 Enoch Powell, British Conservative MP and shadow cabinet member infamous for his "Rivers of Blood" speech, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1998)
  • Jun 16 John Peel, British politician (C), (d. 2004)
  • Jun 17 Wessel Couzijn, sculptor/cartoonist (Auschwitz-monument)
  • Jun 18 Glen Morris, MO, Olympic champion/actor (Tarzan)
  • Jun 18 Henry Brandon, actor (Drums of Fu Manchu), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jun 19 Jerry Jerome, American saxophonist (Words & Music), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 19 Martin Gabel, TV host (With this Ring), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 19 Don Gutteridge, American baseball player
  • Jun 19 Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
  • Jun 20 Anthony Buckeridge, English author (d. 2004)
  • Jun 21 Mary McCarthy, American novelist (Group)
  • Jun 22 Vit Nejedly, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1945)
  • Jun 22 Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1983)
  • Jun 23 Alan Turing, British mathematician and computer scientist pioneer (Turing Machine), born in London (d. 1954)
  • Jun 23 Maurice Dallimore, England, actor (Collector, Lad: A Dog)
  • Jun 24 Brian Johnston, British cricket commentator (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur), born in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)
  • Jun 24 Norman Cousins, editor (Saturday Review)
  • Jun 24 Selwyn Powell, art editor
  • Jun 25 Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidential advisor
  • Jun 25 William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • Jun 27 Audrey Christie, actress (Dorothy-Fair Exchange), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 28 Audrey Langford, singing teacher
  • Jun 28 Sergiu Celibidache, conductor
  • Jun 29 Joan Davis, American actress (I Married Joan), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1961)
  • Jun 29 John Toland, American political writer (Rising Sun, Pulitzer 1971)
  • Jun 29 Jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer (Huapango), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Jun 29 Émile Peynaud, French oenologist (d. 2004)
  • Jun 30 Dan Reeves, NFL team owner (Cleveland/LA Rams)
  • Jun 30 Kenneth Jameson, art educator
  • Jun 30 Madhaviah Krishnan, naturalist
  • Jun 30 [J] Tibor de Machula, Hungarian/Dutch cellist
  • Jun 30 Ludwig Bölkow, German aeronautical engineer (d. 2003)
  • Jul 1 Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier
  • Jul 1 David Brower, environmentalist/president (Sierra Club)
  • Jul 1 Roy McKelvie, soldier/sports writer
  • Jul 1 Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
  • Jul 3 Edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals
  • Jul 4 Virginia Graham, TV personality (Girl Talk, Where Was I), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 4 Viviane Romance, French actress (d. 1991)
  • Jul 6 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2006)
  • Jul 7 Tiny Alma, [Catharina E J Stam], operetta singer (Vienna Blood)
  • Jul 8 Jacques Stehman, composer
  • Jul 10 Francis Showering, brewer
  • Jul 12 Broderick Vernon Chinnery-Haldane, photographer
  • Jul 14 Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, folk singer (This Land Is Your Land)
  • Jul 14 Northrop Frye, Canadian literary critic (d. 1991)
  • Jul 16 Ray Barr, American pianist (Vincent Lopez Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 16 Milt Bocek, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • Jul 17 Art Linkletter, Saskatchewan Canada, TV host (People are Funny)
  • Jul 18 Harry Levin, literary Scholar
  • Jul 18 Henry L "Hank" Miller, US pilot/lt adm (WW II-Pacific)
  • Jul 18 Max Rousié, French rugby footballer (d. 1950)
  • Jul 19 Norman Carr, British conservationist (b. 1997)
  • Jul 20 Frederick Ferrari, crazy Gang Member
  • Jul 20 John Dacie, hematologist
  • Jul 20 Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found newspaper (The Typhoon)
  • Jul 20 George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (d. 1970)
  • Jul 23 Michael Wilding, England, actor (Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong)
  • Jul 26 Derek Riches, diplomat
  • Jul 27 Hilde Domin, [Hilde Palm], German writer and poet, born in Cologne (d. 2006)
  • Jul 27 Igor Markevitch, conductor (Le Paradis Perdu), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Jul 27 Vernon Elliott, British bassoonist and composer (d. 1996)
  • Jul 31 Bill Brown, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's), born in Toowoomba, Australia (d. 2008)
  • Jul 31 Irv Kupcinet, TV host (Tonight! America After Dark), born in Chicago, Illinois

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Jul 31 Milton Friedman, American economist (Nobel Prize Economics 1976), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)

Economist Milton Friedman
Economist
Milton Friedman
  • Aug 1 Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist
  • Aug 1 Henry Jones, actor (Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 1 Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman
  • Aug 2 Ann Dvorak [McKim], American actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Aug 2 Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist
  • Aug 2 Vladimir Zerjavic, Croatian statistician (d. 2001)
  • Aug 4 David Raksin, American composer renown for his work in film and TV (Laura, Modern Times), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Aug 4 Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved 10,000s of Jews), born in Lidingö Municipality, Sweden (d. 1947)
  • Aug 4 Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer, born in Volyn, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1999)
  • Aug 5 Abbé Pierre, French Catholic priest (d. 2007)
  • Aug 8 Daniel Mann, director (Willard, Butterfield 8), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 10 Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
  • Aug 10 Izaak Samkalden, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)/mayor of Amsterdam
  • Aug 10 Jorge Amado, Brazilian writer (O Pais do Carnaval)
  • Aug 10 Richard Reeves, American actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 10 Romain Maes, Belgian bicylist (Tour de France 1935)
  • Aug 11 Jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women)
  • Aug 11 Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer (d. 1954)
  • Aug 12 Samuel Fuller, actor (Return to Salem's Lot), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

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Aug 13 Ben Hogan, American PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53), born in Stephenville, Texas (d. 1997)

Golfer Ben Hogan
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Ben Hogan
  • Aug 13 Jan Peeters, Dutch water colors painter/monumental artist
  • Aug 13 Max Croiset, playwright/director/actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark)
  • Aug 13 Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 13 Rita Johnson, actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 13 Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)
  • Aug 14 Eva Strittmatter, writer
  • Aug 15 Julia Child, chef (French Chef), born in Pasadena, California
  • Aug 15 Wendy Hiller, English actress (Major Barbara, David Copperfield), born in Bramhall, Cheshire, England (d. 2003)
  • Aug 15 Wijnanda M C "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Reve Sr
  • Aug 16 Marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister
  • Aug 16 Ted Drake [Edward Joseph Drake], English footballer, born in Southampton, England (d. 1995)
  • Aug 17 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop
  • Aug 18 Elsa Morante, Italian writer, born in Rome (d. 1985)
  • Aug 20 Philip Kapleau, founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven)
  • Aug 21 Bruce Trent, British singer and actor, born in St. Helier, Channel Islands (d. 1995)
  • Aug 21 Toe Blake, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, born in Victoria Mines, Ontario (d. 1995)
  • Aug 22 Edith Porada, art historian and archaeologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1994)
  • Aug 22 Richard Catling, British commissioner of police (Kenya), born in Leiston, Suffolk (d. 2005)
  • Aug 23 Gene Kelly, American dancer and actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Aug 23 Jara Ribnikar, Serbian writer, born in Königgrätz, Bohemia (d. 2007)
  • Aug 23 Lord Kissin, president (GPG)
  • Aug 24 Durward Kirby, American TV announcer (Garry Moore Show), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2000)
  • Aug 25 Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany 1971-89), born in Neunkirchen (d. 1994)
  • Aug 27 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral
  • Aug 28 Ruurd Faber, Dutch politcian and Mayor of Aalten (1971-75), born in Veenhuizen, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Aug 29 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 29 Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects), born in Hagen, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Aug 29 Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian-Polish cinematographer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)
  • Aug 29 Sohn Kee-chung, Korean athlete and long-distance runner, born in Sinuiju, North Korea (d. 2002)
  • Aug 30 Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
  • Aug 30 Nancy Wake, New Zealand-born World War II secret agent (Special Operations Executive), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2011)
  • Aug 31 Ramon Vinay, Chilean operatic tenor, born in Chillán, Chile (d. 1996)
  • Aug 31 Reinoud Anders, Dutch actor (Hamlet)