Famous People Born in September 1913

  • Sep 1 Christian Nyby, American director (Big Sleep, Thing), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)
  • Sep 2 Bill Shankly, Scottish football manager (Liverpool, 1959-74), born in Glenbuck, Ayrshire, Scotland (d. 1981)
  • Sep 3 Alan Ladd, American actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1964)
  • Sep 4 Kenzo Tange, Japanese architect (Kagawa Prefectural Government Office Building, 1987 Pritzker Prize), born in Sakai, Japan (d. 2005)
  • Sep 4 Mickey Cohen, American gangster (Cohen crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1976)
  • Sep 4 Stanford Moore, American biochemist (Nobel 1977), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1982)
  • Sep 5 Connie Stuart [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer, born in Wijhe, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Sep 5 Kathleen Burke, American actress (Island of Lost Souls), born in Hammond, Indiana (d. 1980)
  • Sep 7 Anthony Quayle, British actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Ainsdale, Southport, Lancashire (d. 1989)
  • Sep 7 Oswald Szemerényi, Hungarian linguist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 7 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Sep 10 Zephania] Mothopeng, South African activist, President of the Pan-African Congress, born near Vrede, South Africa (d. 1990)
  • Sep 11 Paul "Bear" Bryant, American college football coach (Alabama), born in Moro Bottom, Arkansas (d. 1983)
  • Sep 12 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1993)

Jesse OwensJesse Owens (1913-1980)

Sep 12 American athlete (4 Olympic gold 1936), born in Oakville, Alabama

  • Sep 12 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, born in Foochow, China (d. 1995)
  • Sep 13 Roy Engle, American writer and actor (The Man from Planet X, The Wild Wild West, My Favorite Martian), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)
  • Sep 14 Jacobo Árbenz, President of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (d. 1971)
  • Sep 15 Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU), born in Mannheim, German Empire (d. 2007)
  • Sep 15 Henry Dreyfus Brant, Canadian composer (Great American Goot), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 15 John Mitchell, American lawyer, political operative (US Attorney General, 1969-72), and convicted perjurer (Watergate Scandal), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1988)
  • Sep 15 John N. Mitchell, American lawyer, US attorney general, convicted and jailed as Nixon's campaign manager, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1988)
  • Sep 15 Roger "Ram" Ramirez, American jazz pianist and composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1994)
  • Sep 17 Jørgen Jersild, Danish composer and educator (Royal Danish Academy, 1953-75), born in Copenhagen (d. 2004)
  • Sep 19 Frances Farmer, American actress (Son of Fury, Flowing Gold, Among the Living), born in Seattle, Washington (1970)
  • Sep 21 Ulrich Ernst Simon, German-Jewish Anglican theologian, born in Berlin (d. 1997)
  • Sep 22 Leroy Holmes, American songwriter ("The Mole"), arranger, and orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Sep 23 Alexey Davidovich Machavariani, composer
  • Sep 24 Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Sep 25 David Hunt, British diplomat winner of the BBC's Mastermind television quiz (1977), born in Durham, England (d. 1998)
  • Sep 26 Ernst Schnabel, German writer and pioneer of the radio documentary, born in Zittau, Germany (d. 1986)
  • Sep 27 Albert Ellis, American psychologist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)

Alice MarbleAlice Marble (1913-1990)

Sep 28 American tennis player (US Open 1936, 1938-40), born in Beckwourth, California

  • Sep 28 Edith Pargeter, English author (wrote as Ellis Peters), born in Horsehay, Shropshire (d. 1995)
  • Sep 28 Vivian Fine, American composer (Women in the Garden), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2000)
  • Sep 28 Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator
  • Sep 29 Silvio Piola, Italian soccer striker (34 caps, 30 goals; Lazio), born in Robbio Lomellina, Pavia (d. 1996)
  • Sep 29 Stanley E. Kramer, American producer and director (Inherit the Wind), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)

Trevor HowardTrevor Howard (1913-1988)

Sep 29 English actor in over 70 films (Brief Encounter, Superman, The Third Man), born in Kent, England


About September 1913

How Old? 109 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)