Famous People Born in 1923 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 608

  • Aug 11 Stan Chambers, American television reporter
  • Aug 12 John Holt Jr, cricketer (WI batsman in 17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36 75)
  • Aug 14 William Flanagan, composer
  • Aug 15 Rose Marie, American actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd
  • Aug 16 Millôr Fernandes, Brazilian playwright
  • Aug 17 Anton Kersjes, violinist/conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra)
  • Aug 17 Larry Rivers, [Grossberg], American painter (Wash crossing Delaware-1953), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 17 Chaleo Yoovidhya, Phichit, Thailand, co-creator of Red Bull, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 18 Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
  • Aug 18 Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)
  • Aug 18 Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer, born in Karachi (d. 1982)
  • Aug 20 Jim Reeves, US country singer/actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim), born in Panola County, Texas (d. 1964)
  • Aug 21 Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), born in Bippus, Indiana (d. 2005)
  • Aug 21 Arthur "Art" Janov, American psychologist, psychotherapist, creator of primal therapy (The Primal Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • Aug 22 Gerald Long, English journalist and CEO of Reuters, born in York, England (d. 1998)
  • Aug 23 Humphrey Fisher, TV producer
  • Aug 23 Ken Rickards, West Indies cricketer (WI batsman two Tests 104 runs), born in Jamaica (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Richard Adler, composer/songwriter (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)
  • Aug 23 Edgar F. Codd, English computer scientist (d. 2003)
  • Aug 24 Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts], American model and actress (Invaders from Mars), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Aug 24 Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, born in San Diego, California (d. 2012)
  • Aug 26 Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor (Vienna Symph 1960-70), born in Munich. Germany
  • Aug 29 Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
  • Aug 29 Lester Albert Trimble, composer
  • Aug 29 Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)
  • Aug 29 Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor and director (Gandhi, Young Winston)
  • Aug 29 Marmaduke Hussey, BBC Chairman (d. 2006)

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Aug 30 Elias Victor Seixas, American tennis player (Wimbeldon and U.S. Open champion), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas
  • Aug 30 Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove)
  • Aug 30 Barbara Mary Ansell, UK founder of paediatric rheumatology (d. 2001)
  • Aug 30 Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist (d. 1969)
  • Aug 31 Larry Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game), born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Aug 31 Serafina K "Sera" Anstadt, Polish/Dutch actress/author

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Sep 1 Rocky Marciano, American heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 1969)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
  • Sep 1 Theo Joekes, Dutch journalist, writer, and politician (VVD)
  • Sep 2 Rene Thom, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Sep 3 Mort Walker, cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois)
  • Sep 3 Terry Wilson, California, actor (Bill-Wagon Train)
  • Sep 5 Arthur C. Nielsen, American businessman and market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1980)
  • Sep 5 Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6 Peter II Karadjordjevic, last King of Yugoslavia (1934-45), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1970)
  • Sep 6 William Kraft, composer/percussionist, born in Chicago, Illinois

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Sep 7 Louise Suggs, American golfer (US Women's Open 1949, 1952) and co-founder of LPGA, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Sep 7 Peter Lawford, actor (Mrs Miniver, Thin Man), born in London, England
  • Sep 8 Alan Weeks, sports commentator
  • Sep 8 Francois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine)

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Sep 9 Cliff Robertson, American actor (Charly) and spokesman for AT&T, born in La Jolla, California (d. 2011)

  • Sep 9 Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, American virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Sep 11 Alan Badel, actor (Shogun), born in Manchester, England
  • Sep 11 Betsy Drake, fitness expert/actress (Every Girl Should be Married)

  • Sep 13 Reninca, [Renée Lauwers], Flemish author (Seed in the Wind)
  • Sep 13 Edouard Boubat, French photographer (d. 1999)
  • Sep 15 Anton Heiller, composer

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Sep 16 Lee Kuan Yew, Founding father of modern Singapore and 1st Prime Minister of Singapore (1959-90), born in Singapore

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew

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Sep 17 Hank Williams, American country singer (Cold, Cold Heart, Hey Good Lookin'), born in Mount Olive, Alabama (d. 1953)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams
  • Sep 17 John Rigby Hale, British linguist and historian, born in Ashford, Kent (d. 1999)
  • Sep 18 J T Mellema, Boer politician (CHU)
  • Sep 18 Peter Smithson, English architect (d. 2003)
  • Sep 18 Queen Anne of Romania [Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma], born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 Frances Heflin, actress (Mona Tyler-All My Children), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Sep 20 Geraldine Clinton Little, Irish-born poet (d. 1997)
  • Sep 21 Harry JN Vane 11th Lord Barnard, English large landowner
  • Sep 22 Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
  • Sep 23 Samuel V. Wilson, American ex-director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and former Army lieutenant general, born in Rice, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • Sep 24 Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, born in Prague (d. 1994)
  • Sep 24 Mervyn Brown, diplomat
  • Sep 24 Fats Navarro, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1950)
  • Sep 25 Sam Rivers, American jazz musician (exponent of free jazz), born in El Reno, Oklahoma (d. 2011)
  • Sep 26 Dev Anand, Indian actor and film producer
  • Sep 27 Mary McCarty, Winfield Ks, actress/singer (Starch-Trapper John MD)
  • Sep 28 Duke of Buccleuch, British large landowner/art collector
  • Sep 28 Fred Robbins, DJ (Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 28 William Windom, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Murder She Wrote), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Sep 29 Ellen Malcolm, painter
  • Sep 29 O A "Bum" Phillips, football coach (Houston Oilers/New Orlean Saints)
  • Oct 2 Jack Dellal, English immovables-goedbezitter/multi-millionaire, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 3 Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (d. 2004)
  • Oct 3 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Polish-born classical conductor and composer, born in Lvov, Poland (d. 2017)

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Oct 4 Charlton Heston, actor (10 Commandments, Ben-Hur, Planet of Apes), (d. 2008), born in Illinois (d. 2008)

  • Oct 5 Glynis Johns, Pretoria South Africa, actress (Mary Poppins)
  • Oct 5 Philip Berrigan, militant priest (Chicago 7)
  • Oct 5 Stig H Dagerman, Swedish writer (Burned Child)
  • Oct 5 Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic footballer (d. 1994)
  • Oct 5 Bill Wirtz, longtime Chicago Blackhawks owner (d. 2007)
  • Oct 6 Yaşar Kemal, Turkish writer (Memed, My Hawk), born in Hemite, Osmaniye, Ottoman Empire (d. 2015)
  • Oct 7 Irma Grese, Supervisor at Nazi concentration camps
  • Oct 7 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Québécois member of Les Automatistes (d. 2002)
  • Oct 9 Donald Sinden, English actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba), born in St Budeaux, Plymouth, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 9 Ronald Tremain, composer
  • Oct 10 Louis Gottlieb, musician
  • Oct 10 Nicholas Parsons, English actor
  • Oct 12 Jean Nidetch, businesswoman and founder of Weight Watchers, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 12 Goody Petronelli, American boxing trainer and manager, born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 13 Servaas "Faas" Wilkes, Dutch soccer star (Xerxes/Fortuna/Inter Milan)
  • Oct 13 Cyril Shaps, English actor (d. 2003)
  • Oct 15 Italo Calvino, Cuban author (Winter's Night a Traveler), born in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba (d. 1985)
  • Oct 16 Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 16 Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter, born in Hamburg (d. 1980)
  • Oct 17 Barney Kessel, American musician (d. 2004)
  • Oct 18 Suzanne Perlman, Hungarian/Dutch Antilian painter
  • Oct 20 Herschel Bernardi, actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front)
  • Oct 20 Joe Minogue, journalist
  • Oct 20 Robert Craft, American conductor, writer and friend of Stravinsky, born in Kingston, New York (d. 2015)
  • Oct 22 Pete Pihos, NFL end (Phil Eagles)
  • Oct 22 Bert Trautmann, German footballer, (d. 2013)
  • Oct 23 Frank Sutton, American actor (Sgt Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC), born in Clarksville, Tennessee
  • Oct 23 Ned Rorem, composer and author (Sky Music), born in Richmond, Indiana
  • Oct 24 Denise Levertov, American poet/essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin)
  • Oct 24 Reed van Delft, [Hendrika M Schwartz], actress (Golden draagkoets)
  • Oct 25 Bobby Thomson, Scottish-American baseball player, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2010)
  • Oct 25 Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (Mon oncle Antoine), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1990)
  • Oct 27 Roy Lichtenstein, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Oct 27 Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 29 Dietrich Manicke, composer

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Oct 29 Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist, father of the contraceptive pill, born in Vienna

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Carl Djerassi
  • Oct 31 Hicks B Waldron, Chairman and CEO of Avon Products, Inc., born in Amsterdam, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 1 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner, 3 Tests mid-forties)
  • Nov 1 Edward A de Jongh, Antillian author (The Arch)
  • Nov 1 Gordon R[upert] Dickson, Canadian sci-fi author (Genetic General)
  • Nov 1 Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
  • Nov 3 Tomás Cardinal Ó Fiaich, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1990)
  • Nov 4 Alfred Heineken, beer brewer (Heineken)
  • Nov 5 Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist
  • Nov 6 Aleksandra Chudina, Soviet athlete, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952), born in Kurkinsky District, Russia (d. 1990)
  • Nov 6 Clay [David] Jones, Welsh gardener (BBC Gardener's Question Time), born in Cardigan, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Nov 6 Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist and baritone, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1998)
  • Nov 7 Matthew Coady, journalist
  • Nov 8 Dmitri T Jazov, Russian minister of defense (1991 coup)

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Nov 8 Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), born in Jefferson City, Missouri (d. 2005)

Engineer Jack Kilby
Jack Kilby
  • Nov 9 Alice Coachman, American athlete high jumper (Olympic gold 1948), born in Albany, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Nov 12 Vicco von Bülow, German film director
  • Nov 13 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), born in Tampico, Mexico (d. 2011)
  • Nov 13 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2016)
  • Nov 14 Margaret Courtenay, actress (Royal Flash, Duet for One)
  • Nov 15 Peter Hammond, actor (Buccaneers), born in London, England
  • Nov 17 Bert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great NZ left-handed bat)
  • Nov 17 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law
  • Nov 17 Mike Garcia, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • Nov 18 Ted Stevens, American politician
  • Nov 18 Alan Shepard, American astronaut and 1st American in space, born in Derry, New Hampshire (d. 1998)
  • Nov 20 Beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)
  • Nov 20 Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991), born in Springs, Transvaal, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 22 Dika Newlin, American composer, Schoenberg expert and punk rocker, born in Portland, Oregan (d. 2006)
  • Nov 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder
  • Nov 23 Guy Molinari, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
  • Nov 23 Nadia Gray, actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide)
  • Nov 23 Daniel Brewster, American democrat (d. 2007)
  • Nov 23 Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (d. 1986)
  • Nov 25 Jaap van Meekren, Dutch TV host (AVRO/RTL4)
  • Nov 25 Mauno Koivisto, President of Finland (1982-94), born in Turku (d. 2017)
  • Nov 26 Patricia Phoenix, County Galway Ireland, actress (L Shaped Room)
  • Nov 27 Robert A Young, (Rep-D-MO, 1977-86)
  • Nov 28 Helen Delich Bentley, American politician (Rep-R-MD, 1985-95 ), born in Ruth, Nevada (d. 2016)
  • Nov 28 Phyllis Jenkins, literary & theatrical agent community activist
  • Nov 28 Ted Stevens, (Sen-R-AK, 1968- )
  • Nov 28 Gloria Grahame, American actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • Nov 29 Frank Reynolds, E Chicago Ind, news anchor (ABC Evening News)
  • Dec 1 Stansfield Turner, CIA director
  • Dec 1 Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke) (d. 2001)
  • Dec 2 Maria M Callas, American soprano (Carmen), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 2 Meshulam Riklis, husband of Pia Zadora
  • Dec 3 Tom Fears, NFL end (LA Rams)
  • Dec 3 Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder (batted & ran)
  • Dec 4 Charles Keating, district attorney (Los Angeles California)
  • Dec 4 John Krish, British documentary filmmaker (Let My People Go), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Dec 5 Vladimir Tendryakov, Russian writer (Three, Seven, Ace), born in Makarovskaya, Vologda Oblast (d. 1984)
  • Dec 5 Johnny Pate, American jazz bassist (Chicago soul), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Dec 7 Ted Knight, American actor (Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comfort), born in Terryville, Connecticut
  • Dec 8 Rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist
  • Dec 10 Abelardo Quinteros, composer
  • Dec 10 Harold Gould, actor (He & She, Martin-Rhoda, Big Bus), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Dec 10 Jorge Semprun, French writer (2nd mort de R Mercader, Z)
  • Dec 11 Betsy Blair, actress (Marty)
  • Dec 12 Bob Barker, American TV game show host (The Price is Right, Truth or Consequences), born in Darrington, Washington
  • Dec 12 Ken Kavanagh, Australian racing driver
  • Dec 13 Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP)
  • Dec 13 Antoni Tapies, painter, sculptor, and theorist (Dau al Set), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2012)
  • Dec 13 Frankie Fraser, English gangster who spent 42 years in jail, born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • Dec 14 Gerard K "Simon" van het Reve, Dutch writer (Evenings, Dear Guys)
  • Dec 14 Leonardus S van Egeraat, Dutch travel expert
  • Dec 14 Sully Boyar, American actor (Car Wash), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 15 Freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist
  • Dec 15 Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (d. 2002)
  • Dec 15 Valentin Varennikov, Russian general and statesman
  • Dec 16 Tip [Silvio A] Marugg, Antillian writer (Weekend pilgrimage)
  • Dec 16 Werner Haentjes, composer
  • Dec 17 Jaroslav Pelikan, American historian (d. 2006)
  • Dec 18 Lotti [Charlotte] van der Gaag, Dutch sculptor/painter
  • Dec 19 Luigi Innocenti, designer
  • Dec 19 Gordon Jackson, Scottish actor (d. 1990)
  • Dec 21 Intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist, born in Dibai, Bulandshahr (d. 2016) (approx. date)
  • Dec 22 Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director
  • Dec 23 James Stockdale, admiral (Vietnam)/Ross Perot's 1992 running mate
  • Dec 23 Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster
  • Dec 23 Leonard Stern, American producer/TV writer (Phil Silvers Show, Get Smart), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 23 Lucas M Mangope, 1st president of Bophuthatswana (1977-94)
  • Dec 23 Milt Okun, American music producer and arranger (John Denver, Peter, Paul and Mary), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 23 Ruth Roman, actress (Sylvia-Knots Landing, Dallas), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 23 Günther Schifter, Austrian music journalist