Famous People Born in December 1913

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMary Martin

Dec 1 Mary Martin, American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, born in Weatherford, Texas (d. 1990)

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin
  • Dec 3 Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish industrial/resistance fighter
  • Dec 4 Robert Adler, Austrian-American inventor (remote control for television), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2007)
  • Dec 6 John Mikaelsson, Swedish race walker (Olympic gold 10k 1948, 52), born in Kristinehamn, Sweden (d. 1987)
  • Dec 6 Eleanor Holm, American 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1932), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 8 Delmore Schwartz, American poet/short story writer/critic (Shenandoah)
  • Dec 8 Paul Félix, Flemish architect (Sun Song)
  • Dec 10 Morton Gould, prolific composer (Verdun), born in Richmond Hill, New York
  • Dec 10 Harry Locke, British actor (Passport to Pimlico, Town on Trial), born in London, England (d. 1987)
  • Dec 11 Jean Marais, French actor (Donkey Skin, Orpheus), born Cherbourg, Manche, France (d. 1998)
  • Dec 12 Eve Lister, British film and television actress (No Limit, Hyde Park), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1997)
  • Dec 12 Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires)
  • Dec 12 Stanley Bate, composer
  • Dec 12 Ferenc Csik, Hungarian swimmer (Olympics gold medal 100m freestyle 1936), born in Kaposvár, Hungary (d. 1945)

Person of interestArchie Moore

Dec 13 Archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champion (1952-60), born in Benoit, Mississippi, (d. 1998)

Boxing Champion Archie Moore
Boxing Champion
Archie Moore
  • Dec 13 Jimmy Carroll, American pianist (Most Important People), born in NYC, New York

  • Dec 13 John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian
  • Dec 15 Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (1977 Shelley Memorial Award)
  • Dec 15 Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager
  • Dec 18 Alfred Bester, American sci-fi author (Decievers, Starlight)
  • Dec 18 Donald Phillips, pianist/composer
  • Dec 18 Lynn Bari [Margaret Schuyler Fisher], American actress (Shock, Nocturne, 6 Gun Law), born in Roanoke, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • Dec 18 Saburo Takata, composer

Person of interestWilly Brandt

Dec 18 Willy Brandt [Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm], German statesman, leader of the SPD party (1964-1987) and Chancellor of West Germany (1969-74, Nobel 1971), born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1992)

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • Dec 18 Ray Meyer, American basketball coach (d. 2006)
  • Dec 21 Raich Carter, English soccer star and cricketer, born in Hendon, Sunderland (d. 1994)
  • Dec 22 Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller
  • Dec 23 Hans Henkemans, composer
  • Dec 23 Leo A Ketelaars, Dutch oratorio vocalist
  • Dec 24 Karl Michael Komma, composer
  • Dec 25 Henri Nannen, journalist
  • Dec 25 Tony Martin [Alvin Morris], American singer (It's a Blue World, To Each), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 25 Candy Candido [Jonathan Joseph Candido], American actor and radio performer (Peter Pan, The Great Mouse Detective), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1999)
  • Dec 26 Frank Swift, English footballer and journalist (d. 1958)

Person of interestElizabeth Smart

Dec 27 Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • Dec 28 Lou Jacobi, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Melba), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 29 Laurence Gower, academic
  • Dec 30 Svend Simon Schultz, composer
  • Dec 30 Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)