Famous People Born in 1913

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 521

  • Jan 1 Eliot Janeway, financial writer (Economics of Chaos)
  • Jan 2 Ernest Sidey, British air marshal
  • Jan 2 Gardner Read, composer, born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Jan 2 Juanita E Jackson Mitchell, US head (NAACP)
  • Jan 2 Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist
  • Jan 2 Anna Lee [Joan Boniface Winnifrith], British actress (General Hospital, How Green Was My Valley), born in Ightham, Kent, England (d. 2004)
  • Jan 4 Malietoa Tanumafili II, King of West-Samoa (1962- )
  • Jan 6 Edward Gierek, party leader (Polish CP)

Person of interestLoretta Young

Jan 6 Loretta Young, American actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2000)

Actress Loretta Young
Actress
Loretta Young
  • Jan 6 Tom Brown, American actor (Buck Privates Come Home, In Old Chicago), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jan 7 Francis De Wolff, British character actor (A Christmas Carol, From Russia With Love), born in Essex, England (d. 1984)
  • Jan 7 Shirley Ross [Bernice Maude Gaunt], American actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm, Waikiki Wedding), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1975)
  • Jan 7 Johnny Mize, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • Jan 8 Horace Smith, cricketer (NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball (Paynter))
  • Jan 9 Lavad "Dr Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano
  • Jan 9 Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist

Person of interestRichard Nixon

Jan 9 Richard Nixon, 37th US President (Republican 1969-74) and actor, born in Yorba Linda, California (d. 1994)

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Jan 10 Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslavakia (1975-89)
  • Jan 10 Haywood Frank Henry, sax player
  • Jan 10 Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981)
  • Jan 14 Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
  • Jan 15 Lloyd Bridges, American comedic actor (Sea Hunt, Roots, Airplane!), born in San Leandro, California (d. 1998)
  • Jan 15 Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (d. 2005)
  • Jan 15 Alexander Marinesko, captain of the S-13 submarine, which sank the German ship Wilhelm Gustloff (d. 1963)
  • Jan 17 Werenfried [Flip] van Straaten, founder (Oostpriesterhulp)
  • Jan 17 Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)
  • Jan 19 Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author
  • Jan 19 Anthony Dexter [Walter Fleischmann], Canadian actor (The Phantom Planet, Captain John Smith and Pocahontas), born in Talmage, Nebraska (d. 2001)
  • Jan 19 Rex Ingamells, Australian poet (d. 1955)
  • Jan 19 "Minnesota Fats", American billiards player (d. 1996)
  • Jan 22 Verdina Shlonsky, composer
  • Jan 22 William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)
  • Jan 22 Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
  • Jan 24 Mark Goodson, TV game-show proudcer (Goodson-Toddman)
  • Jan 24 Norman Dello Joio, [Dello Ioio], American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25 Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
  • Jan 26 Jimmy Van Heusen [Edward Chester Babcock], American composer and songwriter (All the Way, Love & Marriage), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jan 26 William Prince, American actor (Spies Like Us, The Stepford Wives, City in Fear), born in Nichols, New York, (d. 1996)
  • Jan 27 Milton Adolphus, composer
  • Jan 27 Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer
  • Jan 28 Jan Masseus, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1999)
  • Jan 28 Oliver Chesterton, chartered surveyor
  • Jan 29 Victor Mature, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, Samson and Delilah), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1999)
  • Jan 29 Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • Jan 29 Peter von Zahn, German journalist and writer (d. 2001)
  • Jan 30 Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
  • Jan 30 Percy Thrower, English radio host
  • Jan 30 Amrita Sher-Gil, Hungarian-Indian painter described as the “Indian Frida Kahlo" and "one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century," born in Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1941)

Person of interestDon Hutson

Jan 31 Don Hutson, American football player and the first NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (d. 1997)

First NFL Wide Receiver in History Don Hutson
First NFL Wide Receiver in History
Don Hutson
  • Jan 31 Hector Iglesias Villoud, composer
  • Jan 31 Wayne Millner, NFL end (Boston/Washington Redskins)

  • Feb 1 Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, Test pilot
  • Feb 2 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (Soldaten og Jenny, Det gælder os alle), born in Ganløse, Denmark (d. 1985)
  • Feb 3 Richard Seaman, British racing driver (d. 1939)

Person of interestRosa Parks

Feb 4 Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger, born in Tuskegee, Alabama (d. 2005)

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Activist
Rosa Parks
  • Feb 5 Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger
  • Feb 6 John Lund, American actor (High Society, Wackiest Ship in the Army), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1992)

Person of interestMary Leakey

Feb 6 Mary Leakey, British paleoanthropologist, discovered earliest human footprints ((3.6 million years old), born in London (d. 1996)

Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey
Paleoanthropologist
Mary Leakey
  • Feb 8 John Grandy, Brits RAF-marshal
  • Feb 9 Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports funds)
  • Feb 10 Philippa Bevans, British actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient), born in London, England (d. 1968)
  • Feb 10 Ragnhild Marie Hatton, Norwegian historian, born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1995)
  • Feb 10 Douglas Slocombe, British cinematographer (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Feb 11 Lucio Diestro San Pedro, composer
  • Feb 12 Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Braganca, grandson of Emperor Pedro I
  • Feb 13 Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant
  • Feb 13 Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest
  • Feb 14 Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)
  • Feb 14 Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
  • Feb 14 James Pike, bishop (Beyond Anxiety), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Feb 14 Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
  • Feb 14 Mel Allen, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 15 Willy Vandersteen, Belgian cartoonist (Suske & Wiske)
  • Feb 15 Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (d. 1997)
  • Feb 17 Oskar Danon, Yugoslav composer, born in Sarajevo (d. 2009)
  • Feb 17 Rene Leibowitz, composer
  • Feb 18 Artur Axmann, nazi youth leader
  • Feb 19 Alvin Derold Etler, composer
  • Feb 20 Jozef Kresanek, composer
  • Feb 20 Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1994)
  • Feb 20 Rex Tucker, TV writer/director
  • Feb 21 Glenn M Anderson, (Rep-D-CA, 1969- )
  • Feb 21 Roger Laurent, Belgian racing driver (d. 1997)
  • Feb 23 Charles Leonard, American pentathelete (Olympic-1936)
  • Feb 23 Edward Fiennes-Clinton, Australian-born 18th Earl of Lincoln, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 24 Richard Murphey Goodwin, economist
  • Feb 25 Gert Fröbe [Karl Gerhart Fröbe], German actor (Goldfinger, Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), born in Saxony, German Empire (d. 1998)
  • Feb 25 James "Jim" Backus, American actor (Mr Magoo, Rebel Without a Cause, Gilligan's Island), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1989)
  • Feb 26 George G Barker, English poet (Calamiterror, Anno Domini)
  • Feb 26 Hermann Lenz, German writer (Swabian Chronicle), born in Stuttgart (d. 1998)
  • Feb 27 Frank Allaun, British MP (L)
  • Feb 27 Irwin Shaw, American novelist (Rich Man Poor Man)
  • Feb 27 Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish president (d. 1989)
  • Mar 1 Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photogrpaher/collector
  • Mar 2 Godfried [Jan Arnold] Bomans, Dutch humorist/writer (Pieter Bas)
  • Mar 2 Marjorie Weaver, American actress (Michael Shayne: Private Detective, Young Mr Lincoln), born in Crossville, Tennessee (d. 1994)
  • Mar 2 Mort Cooper, baseball player (NL MVP 1942)
  • Mar 2 Celedonio Romero, Spanish guitarist (d. 1996)
  • Mar 2 Georgy Nikolaevich Flerov, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Physicist (nuclear fission)
  • Mar 3 Margaret AR Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger
  • Mar 3 Roger Caillois, French writer (Les Jeux et les Hommes)
  • Mar 4 Taos Amrouche, Algerian writer and singer (d. 1976)
  • Mar 4 Willie Johnson (guitarist), American guitarist (d. 1995)
  • Mar 4 John Garfield [Jacob Garfinkle], American actor (Four Daughters, Body and Soul), born in NYC, New York (d. 1952)
  • Mar 5 Yulian Grigor'yevich Kreyn, composer
  • Mar 6 David Bowman, trade unionist
  • Mar 6 Ella Logan [Ina Allan], Scottish actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man, Top of the Town), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 19690
  • Mar 9 Gerarda Brautigam, Dutch journalist and politician (Partij van de Arbeid), born in Rotterdam (d. 1982)
  • Mar 11 John Jacob Weinzweig, composer (Enchanted Hill), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 11 Thomas Gray, professor/anaesthetist
  • Mar 12 Harold Butler, cricketer (England pace bowler late 40's)
  • Mar 12 Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), born in Pola, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2010)

Person of interestWilliam Casey

Mar 13 William J. Casey, American head of the CIA during the Iran-contra scandal (1981-87), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)

CIA Director William Casey
CIA Director
William Casey
  • Mar 13 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (O blofatzis, Anna of Rhodes), born in Athen, Greeces (d. 1985)
  • Mar 13 Sergey Mikhalkov, Soviet writer and poet, born in Moscow (d. 2009) [NS]
  • Mar 13 Sir Reo Stakis, Anglo-Cypriot hotel magnate (d. 2001)
  • Mar 14 Witold Rudzinski, Polish composer, born in Sebezh, Russia Empire (d. 2004)
  • Mar 15 Lex Goudsmit, Dutch actor (Fiddler on the Roof, Thomas en Senior op het spoor van Brute Berend), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • Mar 15 MacDonald Carey, American actor (Days of Our Lives, Lock Up), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1994)
  • Mar 15 Jack Fairman, British racing driver (d. 2002)
  • Mar 18 Margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/Rhine
  • Mar 18 Rene Clement, director/writer (Is Paris Burning), born in Bordeaux, France
  • Mar 18 William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author
  • Mar 18 Reinhard Hardegen, German U-Boat commander
  • Mar 19 William Chatterton, cricketer (48 in only Test for England 1892)
  • Mar 20 Judith Evelyn [Evelyn Morris], American actress (13th Letter, Tingler, Rear Window), born in Seneca, South Dakota (d. 1967)
  • Mar 21 George Ghita Ionescu, academic
  • Mar 21 Max Youngstein, American producer (United Artists), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 21 George Abecassis, English race car driver (d. 1991)
  • Mar 22 James Westerfield, American actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • Mar 22 Tom McCall, Governor of Oregon (d. 1983)
  • Mar 22 Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
  • Mar 26 Paul Erdos, mathematician
  • Mar 27 Godfrey Turner, British composer, born in Manchester, England (d. 1948)
  • Mar 27 Theodor Dannecker, SS officer and an associate of Adolf Eichmann, born in Tübingen, Germany (d. 1945)
  • Mar 29 Jack Jones, British trade unionist (CH), born in Garston, Liverpool (d. 2009)
  • Mar 29 Niall MacGinnis, Irish character actor (Curse of the Demon, Helen of Troy), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1977)
  • Mar 29 Phil Foster, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • Mar 29 R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet, born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2000)
  • Mar 30 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], Italian-American singer, songwriter, and actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Mar 30 Gottfried Reinhardt, theatre producer
  • Mar 30 Richard Helms, CIA head (1966-73)
  • Mar 30 Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
  • Mar 30 Censu Tabone, President of Malta, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 31 Etta Baker, Caldwell County North Carolina, American blues guitarist
  • Apr 3 F H Tate, vice-CEO (Tate & Lyle)
  • Apr 3 George Barati, American cellist and composer, born in Győr, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Apr 3 Per Borten, 18th Prime Minister of Norway (1965-71), born in Flå, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Frances Langford, American singer (Armed Forces Hour, Star Time), born in Lakeland, Florida (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Jerome Weidman, American writer (Tenderloin), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Apr 4 Rosemary Lane, American actress (An Angel from Texas, 4 Mothers, Harvest Melody), born in Indianola, Iowa (d. 1974)

Person of interestMuddy Waters

Apr 4 Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), born in Jug's Corner (Issaquena County) or Rolling Fork, Mississippi (d. 1983)

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • Apr 4 Jules Léger, Canadian diplomat and Governor General of Canada, born in Saint-Anicet, Quebec (d. 1980)
  • Apr 5 Father Alan Cheales, Dominican priest for 33 years, born in Zimbabwe (d. 1996)
  • Apr 7 Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8 H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
  • Apr 10 Stefan Heym, German-American author (Crusaders, Family Benda), born in Chemnitz, German Empire (d. 2001)
  • Apr 11 Oleg Cassini, American fashion designer (for Jackie Kennedy), born in Paris, France (d. 2006)
  • Apr 12 Gabor Jodal, Romanian composer, born in Székelyudvarhely (d. 1989)
  • Apr 12 Keiko Fukuda, Japanese-born American martial artist, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 13 Bernard Chacksfield, Air Vice-Marshal
  • Apr 13 David Donald Albritton, Danville Al, high jumper (Olympic silver 1936)
  • Apr 14 Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
  • Apr 14 Jean Fournet, French conductor
  • Apr 14 John Howard, American actor (The Philadelphia Story, My Three Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Apr 16 Constance Shacklock, opera singer
  • Apr 16 Lester "Les" Tremayne, British radio, film and television actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • Apr 16 Lord Aberconway, CEO (John Brown & Co)
  • Apr 17 Paul Langton, American actor (Till the Clouds Roll By, Peyton Place), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1980)
  • Apr 17 Richard Travis, American actor (Missile to the Moon), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1989)
  • Apr 18 Albert "Al" Hodge, American actor (Captain Video, Green Hornet), born in Ravenna, Ohio (d. 1979)
  • Apr 18 Kent Wheeler Kennan, composer
  • Apr 18 Milos Sokola, composer
  • Apr 18 Susan Bosence, textile designer
  • Apr 19 Cyril English, British educator
  • Apr 20 Dick Wessel, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1965)
  • Apr 21 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)
  • Apr 21 Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
  • Apr 21 Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Apr 23 Jan Meyerowitz, German-American composer, born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1998)
  • Apr 25 Earl Bostic, American jazz alto saxophonist (Flamingo, Temptation), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 1965)
  • Apr 25 Russ Conway, Canadian-American character actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye), born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada (d. 2009)
  • Apr 27 Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist, born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2004)
  • Apr 29 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist
  • Apr 29 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster (BBC), born in Lewisham, London (d. 1995)
  • Apr 30 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
  • Apr 30 Edith Fowke, folklorist
  • May 1 Walter Susskind, Praha (Prague) Czechoslovakia, conductor
  • May 1 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Steve Allen Plymouth Show), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • May 1 Balraj Sahni [Yudhishthir], Indian Bollywood actor (Dharti Ke Lal), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab (d. 1973)
  • May 1 Marvin 'Bud' Ward, American golfer (1939, 1941 US Amateur), born in Elma, Washington (d. 1968)
  • May 3 Earl Blackwell, American society impresario (Celebrity Register), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1995)
  • May 3 William M. Inge, American playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953), born in Independence, Kansas (d. 1973)
  • May 4 Charles Curtis "Curt" Conway, American actor (Raw Deal, The Twilight Zone), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • May 4 Lady Katherine Brandram, Princess of Greece, the last surviving great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, born in Athens, Greece (d. 2007)
  • May 6 Carmen Cavallaro, American actor and pianist (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • May 6 Gyula David, Hungarian composer (Viola Concerto) and violinist, born in Budapest (d. 1977)
  • May 6 Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist
  • May 6 Kenneth Horne, English paper manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • May 6 Ronald Harris, British 1st Church Estates Commissioner