Famous People Born in July 1925

  • Jul 1 Farley Granger, actor (Arnold, Rope, Deathmask), born in San Jose, California
  • Jul 1 Frank Lowson, England cricket Test batsman (7 Tests), born in Bradford, England (d. 1984)
  • Jul 1 Art McNally, American sports referee (NFL Head of Officiating 1968-91), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 2 Marvin Rainwater, Wichita Ks, country singer (Ozark Jubilee), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 2 Patrice Lumumba, Congolese revolutionary, 1st prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, born in Onalua, Belgian Congo (d. 1961)
  • Jul 3 Michael Oliver, cardiologist, born in Borth, Wales (d. 2015)

Person of interestBill Haley

Jul 6 Bill Haley, American rock vocalist known as the father of Rock 'n' Roll (Rock Around the Clock), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 1981)

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley
  • Jul 6 Huub H Jacobse, member of Dutch 2nd chamber (Liberal)
  • Jul 6 Merv Griffin, TV host (Merv Griffin Show), born in San Mateo, California
  • Jul 6 Ruth Cracknell, Australian actress (Mother and Son), born in Maitland (d. 2002)
  • Jul 7 Yvonne Mitchell, writer (Johnny Nobody, Genghis Khan), born in London, England
  • Jul 7 Wally Phillips, American radio personality (d. 2008)
  • Jul 9 Alan Dale, American singer (Alan Dale Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Jul 9 Peter Ludwig, German businessman and art collector, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Jul 9 Tom Luken, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • Jul 9 Guru Dutt [Vasanth Padukone], Indian Bollywood actor, regarded as one of the greatest film directors of all time (Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool), born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1964)
  • Jul 10 Dorothea Hochleitner, Austrian giant slalom (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Bad Gastein, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Mattiwilda Dobbs, soprano, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)
  • Jul 11 Nicolai Gedda, Swedish opera tenor (Opera Two to Six), born in Stockholm (d. 2017)
  • Jul 11 Ruth Niehaus, German actress, born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Jul 12 Yasushi Akutagawa, Japanese composer (Orpheus of Hiroshima, Ellora Symphony), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1989)
  • Jul 12 Roger Smith, CEO (General Motors), born in Colombus, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • Jul 13 Hilary Grover Barratt Brown, conservationist
  • Jul 14 Luis Antonio Escobar, composer
  • Jul 15 Phil Carey, American actor (One Life to Live), born in Hackensack, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jul 16 Phillip Pine, American actor (Set-Up, Under the Ground), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2006)
  • Jul 16 Cal Tjader, American Latin jazz musician, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1982)
  • Jul 18 George Doggart, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950)/MCC pres
  • Jul 18 Jaime de Mora y Aragon, actor/publicist (Last Judgement)
  • Jul 18 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty, Australia, 100m dash (Olympic bronze 1948)
  • Jul 19 Sue Thompson, [Eva Sue Mckee], pop and country music singer ("Sad Movies (Make Me Cry"), born in Nevada, Missouri
  • Jul 20 Jacques Delors, French economist/chairman European Committee (1985-95)
  • Jul 20 Frantz Fanon, West Indian psychiatrist and philosopher (The Wretched of the Earth), born in Martinique, France (d. 1961)
  • Jul 21 Al Checco, actor (Extreme Close-up), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 21 Lovro Zupanovic, composer
  • Jul 23 Gloria DeHaven, American musical actress (Step Lively), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Jul 23 Pierre Baugniet, Belgian pairs ice skater (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Jul 24 Ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish writer (Gran Sol, Caballo the Pica)
  • Jul 25 Alistair Taylor, cricketer (one Test as opening bat for South Africa 1956)
  • Jul 25 Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 26 Jerzy Einhorn, Polish-Swedish doctor, researcher and politician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 28 Bruce Matthews, newspaper executive
  • Jul 28 Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West
  • Jul 28 Larry Pruden, composer
  • Jul 28 Baruch S. Blumberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 29 Mikis Michael George Theodorakis, Chios Greece, composer (Raven)

Person of interestTed Lindsay

Jul 29 Ted Lindsay, Canadian hockey player (Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks), born in Renfrew, Ontario

NHL Star Ted Lindsay
NHL Star
Ted Lindsay
  • Jul 30 Antoine Duhamel, composer
  • Jul 30 Jacques Sernas, Lithuania, actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy)