Famous People Born in September 1921

  • Sep 1 Matt Higgins Doran, composer
  • Sep 1 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (Mandarins on Sulfuric Acid)
  • Sep 3 Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Sep 3 Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966)
  • Sep 3 Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971)
  • Sep 5 Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Sep 6 Robert Millar, journalist
  • Sep 6 Carmen Laforet, Spanish author, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6 Norman Joseph Woodland, inventor (barcode), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Arthur Ferrante, American pianist/composer (Ferrante & Teicher - Exodus)
  • Sep 7 Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000)
  • Sep 8 Hans Ulrich Engelmann, German composer (Ophelia)
  • Sep 8 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2001)
  • Sep 9 Andrzej Dobrowolski, composer
  • Sep 10 Cornelis A H Wagtho, student/resistance fighter
  • Sep 11 Edwin Richfield, British actor (Interpol Calling, The Avengers), born in London England (d. 1990)
  • Sep 12 Frank McGee, American news anchor (NBC Evening News), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1974)
  • Sep 12 Stanislaw Lem, Polish sci-fi author (Solaris, Invincible), born in Lwów, Second Polish Republic (d. 2006)
  • Sep 14 Hughes Rudd, TV newscaster (CBS/ABC)
  • Sep 15 Jan Frank Fischer, composer
  • Sep 15 Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (Casper the Ghost), born in Vancouver (d. 2001)
  • Sep 16 Dusty Hughers, playwright
  • Sep 16 Fritz Geissler, composer
  • Sep 16 John Hendricks, lyricist singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross)
  • Sep 16 William Johnston, Chaplain to Queen of Scotland
  • Sep 17 Virgilio Barco Vargas, President of Colombia (1986-90), born in Cúcuta, Colombia
  • Sep 19 Billy Ward, US songwriter/singer/pianist/arranger (Dominoes)
  • Sep 19 Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator & writer (d. 1997)
  • Sep 19 Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Sep 20 Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian
  • Sep 24 Jim McKay, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 24 Leonard Overton, British glider pilot (Arnhem 1944)
  • Sep 24 Leonard Lopes-Salzedo, British composer, born in London, England
  • Sep 25 Remy C, de Kerckhove, Flemish poet

Person of interestRobert Muldoon

Sep 25 Robert Muldoon, New Zealand politician (Prime Minister, 1975-1984), born in Auckland (d. 1992)

New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon
New Zealand Prime Minister
Robert Muldoon
  • Sep 27 Dennis Nineham, British theologian, (d. 2016)
  • Sep 28 Ilhan Usmanbas, composer
  • Sep 29 Miklos Jancso, Vac Hungry, director (Muzsika, Aube, Pacifist)
  • Sep 30 Deborah Kerr, American actress (The King & I, Night of Iguana), born in Helensburg Scotland (d. 2007)
  • Sep 30 Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer