Famous People Born in 1915 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 503 of 503

  • Oct 11 Florence Finch, Philippine American war hero (WWII), born in Santiago, Philippines (d. 2017)
  • Oct 13 Terry Frost, English artist (d. 2003)
  • Oct 15 Yitzḥak Shamir, Israeli Prime Minister (1983–84, 1986–1992), born in Ruzinoy, Poland (d. 2012)

Person of interestArthur Miller

Oct 17 Arthur Miller, American playwright (Death of a Salesman, Crucible), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller
  • Oct 18 Victor Sen Yung [Cheung Young], American actor (Across the Pacific, Charlie Chan in Honolulu), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1980)
  • Oct 19 Farid al-Atrash [El-Atrache], Syrian composer, musician, virtuoso oud player, and actor (Akher kedba), born in Jebel Ed-Druz, Southern Syria (d. 1974)
  • Oct 20 Giora Schuster, composer
  • Oct 22 Harry Hickox, Big Springs Tx, (Herb-Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
  • Oct 24 Jean Vallerand, composer
  • Oct 24 Bob Kane, American cartoonist (d. 1998)
  • Oct 24 Roger Milliken, American millionaire
  • Oct 24 Marghanita Laski, British Journalist and Novelist(d. 1988)
  • Oct 25 Ivan M. Niven, Canadian-American mathematician, born in Vancouver (d. 1999)
  • Oct 26 Golfredo Corradetti, conductor
  • Oct 26 Joe Fry, British racing driver, born in Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1950)
  • Oct 27 Harry Saltzman, Canadian theater and film producer (Goldfinger), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada (d. 1994)
  • Oct 28 Dody Goodman, comedienne (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Oct 28 Richard Michael Fraser, political Administrator
  • Oct 29 Dennis Brookes, cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7)
  • Oct 30 Pierre Wissmer, Swiss composer (Capitaine Bruno)
  • Oct 30 Jane Randolph, American actress (Cat People, Railroaded!), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • Oct 30 Fred Friendly, American journalist (d. 1998)
  • Nov 1 Michael Denison, English actor (Importance of Being Ernest), born in York, England (d. 1988)
  • Nov 2 Douglas Lilburn, New Zealand composer, born in Whanganui (d. 2001)
  • Nov 2 Beryl McBurnie, Trinidadian dancer (Little Carib Theatre), born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad (d. 2000)
  • Nov 2 Sidney Luft, American movie director, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Nov 4 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science
  • Nov 4 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster
  • Nov 4 Lloyd James Austin, French Scholar
  • Nov 5 Moe Biller, American labor union officer (AFL-CIO, Postal Workers), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 7 Philip Morrison, American scientist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 9 Sargent Shriver, American politician and activist (Peace Corps), born in Westminster, Maryland (d. 2011)
  • Nov 9 André François, Hungarian-French cartoonist, born in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 2005)
  • Nov 11 Bernhard Heiliger, sculptor
  • Nov 11 William Proxmire, (Sen-D-WI, 1957-88) (Golden Fleece Awards)
  • Nov 12 Roland Barthes, French literary critic (L'Empire des Signer)
  • Nov 13 Howard Cooke, Governor-General of Jamaica (1991-2006), born in Goodwill, St. James, Jamaica (d. 2014)
  • Nov 13 Robert Sutton, electronics engineer
  • Nov 14 Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist
  • Nov 18 Ken Burkhart, American baseball player and umpire (d. 2004)
  • Nov 20 Kon Ichikawa, Japan, director (Matatabi, Money Talks)
  • Nov 23 Ellen Drew [Esther Loretta Ray], American actress (Isle of Dead, Christmas in July), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Nov 23 John Dehner [Forkum], American actor (The Right Stuff, Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1992)
  • Nov 23 Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician

Person of interestAugusto Pinochet

Nov 25 Augusto Pinochet, Chilean general and dictator of Chile (1973-90), born in Valparaíso, Chile (d. 2006)

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet
  • Nov 25 George Mudie, cricketer (WI all-rounder in one Test 1935, 5 & 3-40)
  • Nov 25 Ron Hamence, cricketer (Australian batsman post-WWII)
  • Nov 26 Earl Wild, composer/pianist (Caesar's Hour, NBC Symph 1942), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 26 Herbert Joeks, [Herman Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo de clown), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Nov 27 Caro van Eyck [Gerarda Taytelbaum], Dutch actress (De stille Kracht, Medea), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1979)
  • Nov 27 Victor Alessandro, composer

  • Nov 28 Pamela Harrison, composer
  • Nov 28 Evald Okas, Estonian painter
  • Nov 29 Earl W Sutherland, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971)
  • Nov 29 Billy Strayhorn, American musician and composer (d. 1967)
  • Nov 30 Angier Biddle Duke, American diplomat and the youngest American ambassador in history, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Nov 30 Henry Taube, chemist (Nobel 1983)
  • Nov 30 Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee, Knoxville Tennessee, American blues singer/guitarist
  • Dec 2 Adolph Green, songwriter (married to Phyllis Newman)
  • Dec 2 Nico Richter, composer
  • Dec 2 Randolph Apperson Hearst, American newspaper publisher (Hearst Newspapers), (d. 2000)
  • Dec 4 Allan Jackson, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Dec 4 Fred Freer, cricketer (Australian pace bowler played one Test in 1946)
  • Dec 5 Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, American jazz drummer, born in Chapman, Kansas (d. 1995)
  • Dec 7 Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], American sci-fi author (Ginger Star)
  • Dec 7 Eli Wallach, American actor (Magnificent 7, The Misfits, People Next Door), born in Brooklyn New York, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 8 Denis Harding, soldier
  • Dec 8 George Scheuer, writer/journalist
  • Dec 8 Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • Dec 9 Colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)
  • Dec 9 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Jarotschin Germ, soprano (Der Rosenkavalier)
  • Dec 9 Herbert Huncke, writer
  • Dec 11 Anna van Beers [Graeve], Dutch actress (A Woman like Eve, Diary of a Hooker), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2011)

Person of interestFrank Sinatra

Dec 12 Frank Sinatra, American singer (Strangers in the Night, My Way) and actor (From Here to Eternity) known as 'old blue eyes', born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1998)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Dec 13 Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)
  • Dec 13 Ross MacDonald, detective novelist (Goodbye Look)
  • Dec 13 Curd Jürgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), born in Solln, Munich, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Dec 13 Yitzhak Zuckerman [Itzhak Zuckerman], Vilnius, Lithuania, Jewish resistance hero in World War II and one of the few survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
  • Dec 14 Daniel "Dan" Dailey, American dancer and actor (You're My Everything, Governor & J.J.), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • Dec 14 Clay Warnick, choral director (Jimmie Rodgers Show), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Dec 15 Jose Toribio Merino Castro, admiral
  • Dec 16 Georgy Sviridov, Soviet neoromantic composer (The Blizzard, Time, Forward!)
  • Dec 16 Turk Murphy, American trombonist (d. 1987)
  • Dec 17 André Claveau, French singer (d. 2003)
  • Dec 18 Dario Mangiarotti, Italian fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympic-1948, 52)

Person of interestEdith Piaf

Dec 19 Édith Piaf, [E Giovanna Gassion], chanteuse (Little Sparrow), born in Paris, France (d. 1963)

Singer Edith Piaf
Singer
Edith Piaf
  • Dec 20 Aziz Nesin, Turkish writer, born on Heybeliada, Ottoman Empire (d. 1995)
  • Dec 21 Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers (d. 2007)
  • Dec 22 Barbara Billingsley, American actress (Leave it to Beaver), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)
  • Dec 25 Noelle de Mosa, Neth/British dancer/teacher (Brigadoon)
  • Dec 25 Nora Dunfee, American actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil), born in Belmont, Ohio (d. 1994)
  • Dec 25 Pete Rugolo, bandleader/arranger (Fugitive)
  • Dec 26 Hans [Henri A] Gomperts, Dutch literature (Duck on Attic)
  • Dec 26 Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/vocalist (Walkin' at the River)
  • Dec 27 Mary Kornman, American actress (Desert Trail, Queen of the Jungle, Swing it Professor), born in Idaho Falls, Idaho (d. 1973)
  • Dec 27 William Howell Masters, sex author/physician
  • Dec 27 Gyula Zsengellér, Hungarian footballer (d. 1999)
  • Dec 28 Roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel singer (Staple Singers), born in Winona, Mississippi (d. 2000)
  • Dec 29 Charles L[eonard] Harness, American sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead)
  • Dec 29 John P W Meefout, Dutch sculptor (Laying Woman)
  • Dec 29 Robert Ruark, American writer (Something of Value)
  • Dec 29 Jo Van Fleet, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, Cinderella, East of Eden), born in Oakland, California (d. 1996)
  • Dec 29 Bill Osmanski, American football player (d. 1996)