Famous People Born in 1919 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 459

  • Jun 2 Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (d. 2005)
  • Jun 5 Akeo Watanabe, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1956-68), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun 5 Richard McClure Scarry, children's author and illustrator
  • Jun 6 Charles Pringle, British air marshal, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Jun 6 Lord Carrington [Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington], British conservative politician, former British Foreign Secretary (1979-82) and NATO Secretary General (1984-8), born in Chelsea, London (d. 2018)
  • Jun 8 Guy Overton, New Zealand cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour), born in Dunedin, New Zealand (d. 1993)
  • Jun 9 Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player
  • Jun 10 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (d. 2006)
  • Jun 10 Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian Negotiator and community leader (d. 2007)
  • Jun 11 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), born in Dublin (d. 2009)
  • Jun 12 Uta Hagen, German-American actress and theatre practitioner (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 2004)
  • Jun 13 Leif Kayser, Danish composer and organist, born in Copenhagen (d. 2001)
  • Jun 14 Sam Wanamaker, American-English actor (Holocaust, Competition, Raw Deal), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • Jun 14 Gene Barry [Eugene Klass], American actor (The Atomic City, Bat Masterson), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jun 15 Van Barfoot, Edinburg, Mississippi, Army colonel and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)
  • Jun 16 Lord Aberdare, committee chairman (House of Lords)
  • Jun 17 Galina Ivanova Ustvol'skaya, composer
  • Jun 17 Kingman Brewster, college president (Yale)
  • Jun 17 Max Dendermonde, [Henk Hazelhoff], Dutch literary
  • Jun 18 Edward Leadbitter, politician
  • Jun 18 Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist
  • Jun 18 Melville "Mel" Brandt, American actor and NBC staff announcer (Faraway Hill), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • Jun 18 Ted Leadbitter, British MP (Labour)
  • Jun 18 Jerome Karle, New York, chemist (Nobel 1985) and Manhattan Project member, (d. 2013)
  • Jun 19 Louis Jourdan [Robert Gendre], French actor (The Paradine Case, Count Dracula, Gigi, Octopussy), born in Marseille, France (d. 2015)
  • Jun 19 Pauline Kael, movie critic (NY Times, For Keeps)
  • Jun 21 Gérard Pelletier, French-Canadian journalist, politician, and diplomat, born in Victoriaville, Canada (d. 1997)
  • Jun 21 Paolo Soleri, Italian-American architect, born in Turin, Italy (d. 2013)
  • Jun 23 Muhammad Boudiaf, Algerian political leader (d. 1992)
  • Jun 24 Albert "Al" Molinaro, American actor (The Odd Couple, Happy Days), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 2015)
  • Jun 26 Lord Rawlinson, British attorney general (Ewell)
  • Jun 29 Slim Pickens [Louis Burton Lindley Jr], American rodeo performer and actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles), born in Kingsburg, California (d. 1983)
  • Jun 29 Lloyd Richards, Canadian-American theaterical director (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (d. 2006)
  • Jun 30 Lee Krieger, American actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1967)
  • Jun 30 Ed Yost, American inventor (d. 2007)
  • Jul 2 Jean Craighead George, American writer
  • Jul 7 Jon Pertwee, English actor and entertainer (third Doctor in Doctor Who, Worzel Gummidge), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Jul 7 William Moses Kunstler, defense attorney (Chicago 8)
  • Jul 8 Walter Scheel, German politician, West German Foreign Minister and President, born in Solingen (d. 2016)
  • Jul 9 Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper, born on Piel Island (d. 1996)
  • Jul 10 Ralph "Rusty" Gill,, American singer (Polka Time), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2008)
  • Jul 12 Vera Ralston [Věra Helena Hrubá], Czech figure skater and actress (Dakota, Accused of Murder), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2003)
  • Jul 14 Angiolino "Lino" Ventura, Italian actor (Happy New Year, Pain in the A--), born in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1987)
  • Jul 15 Iris Murdoch, novelist (Severed Head, Unicorn), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jul 16 Choi Kyu-hah, President of South Korea, born in Wŏnju, South Korea (d. 2006)
  • Jul 16 Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal and female camp guard at Ravensbrück and Majdanek concentration camps, born in Vienna, Republic of German-Austria (d. 1999)
  • Jul 17 Alex Moir, cricketer (New Zealand leg-spinner in 17 Tests 1950-59)
  • Jul 19 Patricia Medina, British actress (The Three Musketeers, High-Low), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2012)
  • Jul 19 Robert Pinget, French novelist (The Interrogation) and playwright, born in Geneva (d. 1997)

Person of interestEdmund Hillary

Jul 20 Edmund Hillary, Explorer and Mountaineer (1st to scale Mt Everest with Tenzing Norgay), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2008)

Mountaineer and Explorer Edmund Hillary
Mountaineer and Explorer
Edmund Hillary
  • Jul 24 Robert Marsden Hope, Australian Justice (d. 1999)

  • Jul 24 Ferdi Kübler, Swiss cyclist (Tour de France 1950), born in Marthalen (d. 2017)
  • Jul 25 Hubert Booi, Bonairian poet (Golgotha/Muchila)
  • Jul 26 James Lovelock, scientist and environmentalist, born in Letchworth, Hertfordshire
  • Jul 26 Kenneth Snowman, antiquarian
  • Jul 26 Virginia Gilmore, American actress (Jennie, Western Union), born in El Monte, California (d. 1986)
  • Jul 29 Miltos Sachtouris, Greek poet (d. 2005)
  • Jul 30 Berniece Baker Miracle, half-sister of Marilyn Monroe
  • Jul 31 Curt Gowdy, American sportscaster (ABC), born in Green River, Wyoming (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Hemu Ramchandra Adhikari, Indian cricketer (Indian righty batsman 1947-59), born in Pune, India (d. 2003)
  • Jul 31 Norman Del Mar, British conductor and writer (Conducting Brahms), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Jul 31 Primo Levi, Italian chemist and writer (Survival in Auschwitz), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1987)
  • Aug 1 Stanley Middleton, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, British novelist (Holiday, Three Wise Men)
  • Aug 2 John Pinkerton, English computer scientist who designed the first business computer in England, the LEO computer, born in London (d. 1997)
  • Aug 6 Pauline Betz Addie, American tennis player (5 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • Aug 7 John Hogan, Lowes, Kentucky, chemist (discovered methods of producing polypropylene), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 8 Dino De Laurentiis, producer (King Kong), born in Torre Annunziata, Italy
  • Aug 9 Joop [Johannes] den Uyl, Dutch Premier (PVDA, 1973-77)
  • Aug 9 Ralph Houk, baseball manager (Yankees, Tigers)
  • Aug 10 Elizabeth Thomas, literary consultant
  • Aug 10 Sacha Vierny, French cinematographer (d. 2001)
  • Aug 11 Luis Olmo, pioneering Puerto Rican NBA player (Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Arecibo (d. 2017)
  • Aug 11 Ginette Neveu, French violinist (d. 1949)
  • Aug 12 Peter Ambrose Cyprian Luke, playwright
  • Aug 12 Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist (d. 1971)
  • Aug 13 Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (Cathedral of Tomorrow), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 George Shearing, British-American blind jazz pianist (Lullaby of Birdland), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • Aug 15 Henry "Huntz" Hall, American actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Aug 15 Benedict Kiely, Irish author and broadcaster, born in Dromore, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 2007)
  • Aug 18 Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)

Person of interestMalcolm Forbes

Aug 19 Malcolm Forbes, American publisher of Forbes Magazine, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Publisher Malcolm Forbes
Publisher
Malcolm Forbes
  • Aug 22 Earl Cathcart, British major-general
  • Aug 22 Leo Pliatzky, senior civil servant, born in Manchester (d. 1999)
  • Aug 23 Robert Crichton-Brown, CEO (Rothmans International)
  • Aug 24 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss-Dutch songwriter and singer, born in Thun, Switzerland (d. 2015)
  • Aug 24 Nils Viggo Bentzon, composer
  • Aug 24 Enrique Llanes, Mexican professional wrestler, born in Otumba de Gómez Farías, Mexico (d. 2004)

Person of interestGeorge Wallace

Aug 25 George Wallace, American politician (Gov-D-Ala) and presidential candidate, born in Clio, Alabama (d. 1998)

Politician and Segregationist George Wallace
Politician and Segregationist
George Wallace
  • Aug 26 Ronald "Ronny" Graham, American actor, director, composer, lyricist, and writer (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 27 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
  • Aug 27 Lord Dormand, of Eastington, British MP (Labour)
  • Aug 28 Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)
  • Aug 30 Kitty Wells, country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2012)
  • Aug 30 Maurice R. Hilleman, Miles City Montana, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia
  • Aug 31 Amrita Preetam, Indian poet and author, born in Gujranwala, Pakistan (d. 2005)
  • Sep 1 Roy John Britten, Washington, molecular biologist (repeated DNA sequences in eukaryotic genomes), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 2 Gideon William Waldrop, composer
  • Sep 2 Marge Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 4 Howard Morris, American comedic actor and director (The Andy Griffith Show, High Anxiety), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 6 Wilson Greatbatch, American engineer and pioneering inventor, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2011)
  • Sep 7 Alberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist (d. 2004)
  • Sep 8 David Johan Kvandal, composer
  • Sep 8 Richard Pool, naval Officer
  • Sep 8 Gianni Brera, (Giovanni Luigi Brera), Italian journalist and writer (d. 1992)
  • Sep 9 Jacques Marin, French character actor (The Vintage, Charade), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)
  • Sep 9 Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, gambler/sportscaster (lay you 5 to 1)
  • Sep 9 Gottfried Dienst, Swiss football referee (d. 1998)
  • Sep 10 John Noorda, resistance fighter
  • Sep 10 Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer
  • Sep 13 Mary Midgley, American philosopher
  • Sep 13 George Weidenfeld, British Publisher (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), born in Vienna (d. 2016)
  • Sep 14 Kay Medford [ Margaret Kathleen Regan], American actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Sep 14 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • Sep 15 Fausto Coppi, Italian bicylist (world record 45,798 km)
  • Sep 15 Nelson Gidding, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • Sep 16 Andy Russell, singer (Andy & Della Russell Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 16 Milan Harasta, composer
  • Sep 16 Laurence J. Peter, Canadian born educator and writer (d. 1990)
  • Sep 19 Blanche Thebom, Monessen Penn, mezzo-soprano (Amneris-Aida)
  • Sep 19 Harry Shorto, linguist
  • Sep 21 Aya Zikken, author (Atlasvlinder, Rameh)
  • Sep 21 Mario Bunge, Argentine philosopher and physicist
  • Sep 21 Fazlur Rahman, Pakistani scholar (d. 1988)
  • Sep 22 Jack Russell, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Sep 24 Dayton Allen, American comedian (Steve Allen Show, The Cotton Club), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • Sep 24 Vaclav Nelhybel, Polanka Czechoslovakia, composer (Everyman)
  • Sep 26 Barbara Britton [Brantingham], American actress (Captain Kidd, Young & Willing, Mr. and Mrs. North), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1980)
  • Sep 26 Matilde Camus, Spanish poet and researcher
  • Sep 27 Charles H Percy, (Sen-R-Ill)
  • Sep 27 Jayne Meadows, American actress (Dark Delusion, David and Bathsheba) and wife of Steve Allen, born in Wuchang, Hubei, China (d. 2015)
  • Sep 27 James H. Wilkinson, American mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Sep 27 Johnny Pesky, American baseball player, (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Lenn Hjortzberg, Karlskrona Sweden, director (Persona, Devil's Eye)
  • Sep 28 Tom Harmon, Rensselaer Indiana, sportscaster/NFL tailback (Heisman)
  • Sep 29 Masao Takemoto, Japan, gymnast (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Sep 30 Patricia Neway, American soprano (Consul, Maria Golovia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Sep 30 Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (d. 1992)
  • Oct 2 Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord-Lt of Somerset
  • Oct 2 Shirley Clarke, film director
  • Oct 3 Boyd Bradfield Upchurch, [John Boyd], American sci-fi author (IQ Merchant)
  • Oct 3 Walter Gieseler, composer
  • Oct 3 Jean Lefebvre, French actor (Diabolical, Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?), born in Valenciennes, Nord, France (d. 2004)
  • Oct 3 James M. Buchanan, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, economist (Nobel Memorial 1986), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 5 Allen Ludden [Ellsworth], American TV personality and gameshow host (Password), husband of Betty White, born in Mineral Point, Wisconsin (d. 1981)
  • Oct 5 Donald Pleasence, British actor (You Only Live Twice, Escape from New York, Halloween), born in Worksop, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 5 Luis H P Daal, Antillean literary
  • Oct 5 Robin Bailey, British actor (See No Evil, I Didn't Know You Cared), born in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1999)
  • Oct 7 Gabriel Dell, American actor (The Bowery Boys, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Oct 7 George Duby, historian
  • Oct 7 Sir Zelman Cowen, Australian politician
  • Oct 8 Bill Anderson, cricketer (played in 1st NZ-Aust Test 1946)
  • Oct 8 Kiichi Miyazawa, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (1991-93), born in Tokyo (d. 2007)
  • Oct 9 Rezso Sugar, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1988)
  • Oct 10 Gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder)
  • Oct 11 Art Blakey, drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 11 Jean Vander Pyl, American voice, radio and film actress (The Flintstones, The Jetsons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Oct 12 Andre Casanova, composer, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • Oct 12 Gilles Beaudoin, Quebec politician (d. 2007)
  • Oct 14 Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)
  • Oct 15 Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall)
  • Oct 15 Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head (MI5)
  • Oct 15 Malcolm Ross, American balloonist and atmospheric physicist (d. 1985)
  • Oct 16 Kathleen Winsor, American writer (d. 2003)
  • Oct 17 John Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51)
  • Oct 17 Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov, Russian physicist

Person of interestPierre Trudeau

Oct 18 Pierre Trudeau, 15th Canadian Prime Minister (Liberal: 1968-79, 1980-84), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2000)

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau
  • Oct 18 Anita O'Day (born Anita Belle Colton), jazz singer , born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 18 Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
  • Oct 18 Camilla Williams, Danville, Virginia, operatic soprano, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 20 Tracy Hall, American inventor (d. 2008)
  • Oct 21 Claire Sterling, journalist
  • Oct 21 Daniel John Chapman Cunningham, physiologist
  • Oct 22 Doris Lessing, Iranian novelist (Adore, Memoirs of a Survivor, Golden Notebook), born in Kermanshah, Iran (d. 2013)
  • Oct 22 Kathleen Ankers, American scenic designer (d. 2001)
  • Oct 23 Manolis Andronikos, Greek archaeologist who discovered ancient royal Macedonian tombs in northern Greece, born in Bursa, Ottoman Empire (d. 1992)
  • Oct 23 Katie Lee, American folk singer, environmentalist and author (Colorado River Songs), born in Aledo, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Oct 24 Frank Piasecki, American aeronautical engineer (d. 2008)

Person of interestMohammad Reza Pahlavi

Oct 25 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, last Shah of Iran (Persia) (1941-79), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 1980)

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Person of interestEdward W. Brooke

Oct 26 Edward W. Brooke, 1st African American senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass), born in Washington D.C. (d. 2015)

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
  • Oct 28 Bernhard Wicki, Austrian director and actor (Morituri, Crime & Passion), born in St. Pölten, Austria (d. 2000)
  • Oct 31 Magnus Wenninger, American mathematician and author of Polyhedron models, born in Park Falls, Wisconsin (d. 2017)
  • Nov 1 John Secondari, newscaster (Open Hearing), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 2 Jorge de Sena, Portuguese novelist and poet (Reino da Estupidez), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1978)
  • Nov 2 Warren Stevens, American actor (Richard Boone Show), born in Clark's Summit, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Nov 3 Bert Freed, American character actor (Shane, Invaders From Mars), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Nov 3 Jesús Blasco, Spanish comic book author (d. 1995)
  • Nov 4 Martin Balsam, American charaacter actor (Psycho, 12 Angry Men, Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Nov 5 Myron Floren, Webster SD, accordionist (Lawrence Welk Show)
  • Nov 5 Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher (d. 1978)
  • Nov 6 Alan Lisette, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956), born in Morrinsville, New Zealand (d. 1973)
  • Nov 8 P. L. Deshpande, Indian author (d. 2000)
  • Nov 10 Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, NFL center (Chicago Bears)
  • Nov 10 Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga, then premier of the Congo (Zaire), born in Musumba (d. 1969)
  • Nov 10 George Fenneman, American radio and TV announcer (You Bet Your Life), born in Peking China (d. 1997)
  • Nov 10 Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian general and inventor (AK-47), born in Kurya, Kuryinsky District, Altai Krai, Russia (d. 2013)
  • Nov 10 François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), born in Paris, France (d. 2002)
  • Nov 11 Kalle Päätalo, Finnish novelist (d. 2000)
  • Nov 14 Lisa Otto, German soprano
  • Nov 15 Carol Bruce [Shirley Levy], American actress (Behind the Eight Ball, WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Great Neck, Long Island (d. 2007)
  • Nov 15 Joseph Wapner, American judge (People's Court), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)