Famous People Born in 1914 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 548

  • May 1 John Henry Lewis, American boxer (World Light-Heavyweight champion 1935-38), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 1974)
  • May 2 Dennis Dyer, South African cricketer (opened batting for South Africa v England 1947), born in Durban, Natal (d. 1990)
  • May 4 Abd al-Karīm Qāsim, Prime Minister of Iraq (1958-63), born in Baghdad, Iraq (d. 1963)
  • May 4 Emmanuel Roblès, Algerian-French novelist and playwright (Lesson Hauteurs), born in Oran, Algeria (d. 1995)
  • May 5 Tyrone Power, American actor (The Mark of Zorro, Alexander's Ragtime Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1958)
  • May 7 Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (d. 1996)
  • May 8 Lord Murton, of Lindisfrarne, deputy chairman (Comm House of Lords)
  • May 8 Romain Gary, Polish writer (d. 1980)
  • May 9 Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
  • May 9 Frank Chacksfield, arranger/orchestra leader
  • May 9 [Clarence] Hank Snow, Canadian country singer (I'm Moving On, I Went to Your Wedding), born in Brooklyn, Nova Scotia (d. 1999)
  • May 9 Josef Muller-Brockmann, graphic designer/writer
  • May 9 Theodore Kheel, labor negotiator (Fair Employment Practices)
  • May 10 Charles McGraw [Butters], American actor (Spartacus, The Birds, The Killers, Smith Family), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1980)
  • May 10 Lord Smith, British surgeon
  • May 11 Haroun Tazieff, French volcanologist (d. 1998)
  • May 12 Bertus Aafjes, Dutch poet/writer
  • May 12 Dan Daniel, politician (Rep-D-VA, 1969-88), born in Chatham, Virginia (d. 1988)
  • May 12 Howard K Smith, LA, TV newsman (ABC, Moderated Kennedy-Nixon debate)

Person of interestJoe Louis

May 13 Joe Louis, American world heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49), born in Lafayette, Alabama (d. 1981)

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • May 15 Jack Pepys, immunologist
  • May 15 Pierre Froidebise, composer
  • May 15 Turk Broda, ice hockey goaltender (d. 1972)
  • May 16 Edward T. Hall, American anthropologist and author
  • May 17 Guido Masanetz, composer
  • May 18 Anthony Fell, British MP
  • May 18 Boris Christoff, Bulgaria/Italian bass (Boris Godunov)
  • May 18 Pierre A Balmain, French fashion designer (1940's "New Look")
  • May 19 Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2002)
  • May 19 Go Seigen, Japanese Go player
  • May 19 Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
  • May 20 Corneliu Coposu, Romanian politician (d. 1995)
  • May 20 Hideko Maehata, Japanese swimmer (d. 1995)
  • May 22 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)
  • May 22 Sun Ra [Herbert Blount] , American jazz musician (The Arkestra), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1993)
  • May 23 Alec Dickson, founder (VSO)
  • May 23 Barbara Ward, economist/writer (Only One Earth)
  • May 23 Leo Lerman, American writer and editor (Condé Nast Publications), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • May 23 Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher
  • May 24 George Tabori, Hungarian writer, born in Budapest (d. 2007)
  • May 24 Lilli Palmer [Peiser], German actress (Cloak and Dagger, Anastasia: The Czar's Last Daughter), born in Posen, Prussia (d. 1986)
  • May 25 Dorothy Sarnoff, American operatic soprano, Broadway actress (Rosalinda), author and pioneer of the self-help movement (Speech Can Change Your Life, Speech Dynamics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • May 26 Archie Duncan, Scottish actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1979)
  • May 27 Hugh Le Caine, composer
  • May 27 Lord Erroll of Hale, British minister
  • May 27 Rose Stainton, CEO (British Airways)
  • May 28 W. G. G. Duncan Smith, British WWII flying ace, born in Madras, British India (d. 1996)
  • May 29 Stacy Keach, Sr., American actor (Pretty Woman, The Parallax View), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)

Person of interestTenzing Norgay

May 29 Tenzing Norgay, Tibetan climber who was the 1st to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary (exact date of birth unknown, but he celebrated on the 29th), born in either northeastern Nepal or Tibet (d. 1986)

Mountaineer and Explorer Tenzing Norgay
Mountaineer and Explorer
Tenzing Norgay
  • May 30 Bobby Sherwood, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • May 31 Akira Ifukube, Japanese composer, best known for his film scores in the Godzilla films, born in Kushiro Hokkaido, Japan (d. 2006)

  • Jun 3 Eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist
  • Jun 3 Ronald George "Tim" Woodman, British WWII pilot, born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire (d. 1996)
  • Jun 4 Willy-August Linnemann, Danish writer/journalist
  • Jun 5 Beatrice de Cardi, British archaeologist, born in London (d. 2016)
  • Jun 5 Rose Hill, British actress and operatic soprano ('Allo 'Allo!, Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • Jun 5 Stan Jones, American songwriter, composer and actor (Rio Grande, The Sheriff of Cochise), born in Douglas, Arizona (d. 1963)
  • Jun 8 Joseph de Pietro, American 56kg weightlifter (Olympic gold 1948), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • Jun 8 Kurt Barthel [KuBa], German writer and political activist, born in Garnsdorf (d. 1967)
  • Jun 9 Barbara Mullen, American actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • Jun 9 Hermann Haller, composer
  • Jun 10 Polly Hill, Dr/anthropologist
  • Jun 11 Gerald Mohr, American actor (The Angry Red Planet, The Sniper, Foreign Intrigue), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • Jun 11 Hendrikus Berkhof, Dutch theologist (Church & Emperor), born in Appeltern, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • Jun 11 Jack Mann, British fighter pilot and hostage, kidnapped by Islamists in Lebanon in May 1989, born in Northampton, England (d. 1995)
  • Jun 12 Peter Lancelot Williams, English dance journalist, born in Burton Joyce, Nottingham (d. 1995)
  • Jun 12 William Lundigan, American actor (Climax, Pinky, They Asked for It), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jun 12 Bill Kenny, American singer (The Bill Kenny Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jun 14 Pauline Moore [Joless Love], American actress (Colorado, Young Mr. Lincoln), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Jun 14 Winifred Milius Lubell, New York, American illustrator and writer (The Outer Lands) (d. 2012)
  • Jun 15 Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator
  • Jun 15 Saul Steinberg, Romanian-American cartoonist and illustrator (The New Yorker), born in Râmnicu Sărat, Buzău County, Romania (d. 1999)

Person of interestYuri Andropov

Jun 15 Yuri Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1982-84) and KGB Chief (1967-82), born in Nagutskaya, Stavropol Region, Russian Empire (d. 1984)

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary
Yuri Andropov
  • Jun 15 Hilda Terry, American Cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Jun 16 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
  • Jun 16 Stewart Griffith, secretary (MCC)
  • Jun 17 John R Hersey, author (Hiroshima, Bell for Adano, Wall)
  • Jun 18 Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)
  • Jun 19 Alan Cranston, American politician (Sen-D-CA, 1969-1993), born in Palo Alto, California (d. 2000)
  • Jun 19 Harry Lauter, American actor (Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Waterfront), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jun 19 Morgan Morgan-Giles, British Naval officer and politician (d. 2013)
  • Jun 19 Lester Raymond Flatt, American bluegrass guitarist (Flatt & Scruggs - Ballad of Jed Clampett; Foggy Mountain Breakdown), born in Duncan's Chapel, Tennessee (d. 1979)
  • Jun 19 Anthony Bloom, Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church (d. 2003)
  • Jun 20 Friedrich Zipp, composer
  • Jun 21 Jan Decadt, Flemish composer, born in Ypres (d. 1995)
  • Jun 21 William Vickrey, Canadian economist (Nobel 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1996)
  • Jun 22 Lilo Hardel, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 1999)
  • Jun 24 Pearl Witherington CBE, British WW II secret agent (d. 2008)
  • Jun 26 Laurie Lee, English poet and author (I Can't Stay Long), born in Slad, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1997)
  • Jun 26 Richard Maltby Sr., American musician and orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Jun 26 Wolfgang Windgassen, tenor (Stuttgart Opera), born in Annemasse, France (d. 1974)
  • Jun 27 Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Cassata), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Jun 27 Giorgio Almirante, Italian fascist (member of parliament (1948-87)), born in Salsomaggiore Terme, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1988)
  • Jun 27 Robert Aickman, English writer and conservationist (co-founding the Inland Waterways Association), born in London (d. 1981)
  • Jun 28 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player
  • Jun 28 Aribert Heim, Austrian physician
  • Jun 29 Rafael Kubelik, Czech conductor (Cornelia Farooli), born in Býchory, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Jun 29 Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician, born in Chalandri, Athens, Greece (d. 1976)
  • Jun 29 Ellen Kuzwayo, South African member of parliament (ANC) and noted writer ("Call me Woman"), born in Thaba-Nchu, Orange Free State (d. 2006)
  • Jun 30 Natko Devcic, composer
  • Jun 30 Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (d. 2001)
  • Jul 1 Christl Cranz, German alpine skier (combined gold Winter Olympics 1936), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2004)
  • Jul 1 Earle Warren, alto sax player
  • Jul 2 Frederick Fennell, conductor (Time & Winds), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 2 Mário Schenberg, Brazilian physicist (d. 1990)
  • Jul 4 Nuccio Bertone, Italian automobile designer, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1997)
  • Jul 5 Jacob Soetendorp, Dutch rabbi, born in Amsterdam d. 1976)
  • Jul 6 Jens Rohiner, composer
  • Jul 7 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • Jul 7 Serafim Sergeyevich Tulikov, composer
  • Jul 8 Billy Eckstine, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 8 Jyoti Basu, Indian politician
  • Jul 9 Bill Tallon, Australian cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie), born in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia (d. 1972)
  • Jul 9 Willi Stoph, German politician (Prime Minister of German Democratic Republic 1964-73), born in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Jul 10 Joe Shuster, Canadian-American cartoonist (co-creator of Superman), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1992)
  • Jul 11 Ahti Sonninen, Finnish composer (Pessi and Illusia, Rauhaa, vain rauhaa), born in Kuopio, Finland (d. 1984)
  • Jul 15 Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries (d. 1999)
  • Jul 15 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (Love and Death, Delicatessen), born in Baden, Switzerland (d. 1996)
  • Jul 17 Lucille Benson, American actress (Halloween II, 1941, Bosom Buddies), born in Scottsboro, Alabama (d. 1984)
  • Jul 17 James Purdy, Hicksville, Ohio, writer (The House of the Solitary Maggot), (disputed birthdate, 1923), (d. 2009)
  • Jul 18 Herbert Collum, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Jul 18 John G Bearer, writer (Metro, Drunken Canary, Fast Heartbeat)
  • Jul 18 Jo [Jozef Maria Laurens Theo] Cals, Prime Minister of Netherlands (1965-66) and Minister of Education, Arts and Sciences, born in Roermond, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • Jul 18 Mack Robinson, American 200m dash (Olympic silver 1932), born in Cairo, Georgia (d. 2000)
  • Jul 18 Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (Tour de France 1938), born in Ponte a Ema, Florence, Italy (d. 2000)
  • Jul 19 Josef Palenicek, composer
  • Jul 19 Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jul 20 William John Phillips, British actor (Nothing but a Man, Z-Cars), born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Jul 22 Cecil Effinger, composer
  • Jul 23 Alastair Down, CEO (Burmah Oil)
  • Jul 24 David Miles Bensusan-Butt, English economist, born in Colchester, England (d. 1994)
  • Jul 24 Edwin Mirvish, owner (Old Vic)
  • Jul 24 Frank Silvera, Jamaican-American actor (High Chaparral, Killer's Kiss, Fear and Desire), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1970)
  • Jul 24 Kenneth B Clark, Canal Zone, civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto)
  • Jul 24 Riccardo Malipiero, composer
  • Jul 24 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1994)
  • Jul 24 Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian-American FDA Director (stopped thalidomide use in the US), born in Cobble Hill, British Columbia (d.2015)

Person of interestWoody Strode

Jul 25 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode
  • Jul 26 Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter
  • Jul 26 Erskine Hawkins, American musician and bandleader (d. 1993)
  • Jul 26 Ellis Kinder, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • Jul 28 Carmen Dragon, American composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 29 Abram Games, graphic artist
  • Jul 29 Dovie Hudson, community activist in rural Mississippi
  • Jul 30 Lord Killanin, Irish IOC president (d. 1999)
  • Jul 31 Jose Ignacio Domecq, Spanish wine maker, born in Jerez, Spain (d. 1997)
  • Jul 31 Louis De Funes, French actor and writer (The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacobs), born in Courbevoie, France (d. 1983)
  • Jul 31 Raymond Aubrac, French resistance leader, born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • Aug 1 Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, born in Voroshilovka, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • Aug 2 Felix Leclerc, composer
  • Aug 2 Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist
  • Aug 2 Beatrice Straight, American actress (Network, Poltergeist, Power), born in Old Westbury, New York (d. 2001)
  • Aug 3 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 4 Rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 5 Anita Colby, American model, author and actress (Mary of Scotland, Cover Girl, Pepsi Cola Playhouse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 5 David Brian, American actor (Accused of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Aug 5 Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist/composer (Coriolan)
  • Aug 6 Susan Cowdy, ornithologist
  • Aug 6 Arthur Charles Dobson, British racing driver (d. 1980)
  • Aug 7 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
  • Aug 8 Arthur Holt, politician
  • Aug 8 Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1948)
  • Aug 9 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor
  • Aug 9 Gordon Cullen, English architect (Townscape), born in Calverley (d. 1994)
  • Aug 9 Tove Jansson, Finnish author (Moomins) (d. 2001)
  • Aug 9 Joe Mercer, English footballer (d. 1990)
  • Aug 10 Jeff Corey [Arthur Zwerling], American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Aug 10 Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973)
  • Aug 11 José Silva, American parapsychologist (d. 1999)
  • Aug 12 [Hendrik] Jan Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool)
  • Aug 12 Gerd Buchdahl, German philosopher (d. 2001)
  • Aug 12 Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and composer (I'll Never Smile Again) (d. 1981)
  • Aug 13 Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer (d. 1970)
  • Aug 14 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
  • Aug 15 Peter Nicholson Gunn, Australian writer (The Churches of Rome), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1995)
  • Aug 16 Tullio Pandolfini, Italian water polo (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Aug 17 Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55)
  • Aug 19 Fumio Hayasaka, composer
  • Aug 19 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
  • Aug 20 Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Aug 21 Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), born in Islip, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 21 Doug Wright, English cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's), born in Sidcup, Kent (d. 1998)
  • Aug 25 Alexei Haieff, American composer (Princess Zondilda), born in Biagoveschensk, Siberia (d. 1994)
  • Aug 26 Julio Cortázar, Argentine writer (Blow-Up, Underground Game), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • Aug 27 Catherine Marshall, editor/writer
  • Aug 28 Glenn Osser, American orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue), born in Munising, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Aug 30 Julie Bishop [Jacqueline Wells], American actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2001)
  • Aug 30 Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur
  • Aug 31 Richard Basehart, American actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1984)
  • Sep 2 Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist
  • Sep 2 Tom Glazer, American folk singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
  • Sep 3 Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)
  • Sep 4 Rudolf Leiding, German auto executive, third postwar chairman of Volkswagen (d. 2003)
  • Sep 5 Gail Kubik, American composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), born in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma (d. 1984)
  • Sep 5 Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet, mathematician, and physicist (Defense of Violeta Parra), born in San Fabián de Alico, Chile (d. 2018)
  • Sep 5 Stuart Freeborn, motion picture make-up artist (Star Wars: Yoda, Jabba the Hut), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Sep 7 Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist
  • Sep 7 Hugo Pfister, composer
  • Sep 7 Ian Ball, photographer