Famous People Born in 1926 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 665

  • Jul 21 Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner
  • Jul 21 Karel Reisz, director (Everybody Wins, Isadora, Who'll Stop the Rain)
  • Jul 21 Norman Jewison, director (Moonstruck, ...and Justice For All)
  • Jul 21 Paul Burke, American actor (Naked City, Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2009)
  • Jul 21 Rahimuddin Khan, Pakistani general
  • Jul 21 Queenie Watts [Mary Spenton], British singer and actress (Up the Junction, Holiday on the Buses), born in London, England (d. 1980)
  • Jul 21 Bill Pertwee, British actor (Dad's Army), born in Amersham, England (d. 2013)
  • Jul 22 Bryan Forbes, director and producer (Endless Games, King Rat), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 22 Peter Michael Grayson, British showman, born in Manchester (d. 1996)
  • Jul 23 Ludvik Vaculik, Czech writer (Two Thousand Words), born in Brumo, Zlín Region (d. 2015)
  • Jul 24 Hans-Gunther Winkler, German equestrian jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • Jul 24 James Hele, high master (St Paul's School)
  • Jul 25 Teodor Grigoriu, composer
  • Jul 25 Whitey Lockman, American baseball player
  • Jul 26 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), born in Powderly, Kentucky (d. 2015)
  • Jul 26 Ana María Matute, Spanish author (Fiesta al noroeste), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2014)
  • Jul 27 Peter Coker, English painter, born in London (d. 2004)
  • Jul 28 Charlie Biddle, American-born Quebec jazz bassist (d. 2003)
  • Jul 29 Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)
  • Jul 29 Don Carter, professional bowler, six-time bowler of the year, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • Jul 30 Peter T Thwaites, British Brigadier General and playwright (Love or money) (d. 1991)
  • Jul 31 Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Aug 1 Burton Stein, historian
  • Aug 1 Karl Kohn, American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 2 Betsy Bloomingdale, socialite and fashion leader, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)

Person of interestTony Bennett

Aug 3 Tony Bennett, American singer (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), born in Queens, New York

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett
  • Aug 3 Gordon Scott [Werschkul], American actor (Tarzan series), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2009)
  • Aug 5 Betsy Jolas, French composer, born in Paris
  • Aug 6 Christa Reinig, writer
  • Aug 6 Frank Finlay, British actor (Robbery, Lifeforce), born in Farnworth Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 J[anet] O[pal] Jeppson, [nee Janet Asimov], author (2nd Experiment)
  • Aug 6 Clem Labine, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • Aug 6 Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • Aug 7 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Aug 7 Stan Freberg, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 8 Richard Anderson, American actor (Oscar Goldman- The 6 Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman television series), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Aug 8 Urbie [Urban Clifford] Green, American jazz trombonist (toured with Woodie Herman, Frankie Carlie), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 9 Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)
  • Aug 9 Michiel de Ruyter, Dutch jazz historian (Mister Jazz)
  • Aug 10 Edwin James Nairn Carr, composer
  • Aug 10 Marie-Claire Alain, French organist/composer
  • Aug 10 Benjamin Ward, 1st African American NYC Police Commissioner (1984-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Aug 11 Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
  • Aug 11 Bernard Ashley, English businessperson, fashion designer and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in London (d. 2009)
  • Aug 11 Claus Von Bulow, socialite accused of murdering his wife
  • Aug 11 J R S Fincham, geneticist
  • Aug 11 Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist
  • Aug 12 John Derek, American actor, director and photographer (Knock on Any Door, All the King's Men, Rogues of Sherwood Forest), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • Aug 12 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (d. 2005)
  • Aug 12 Wallace Markfield, American writer (d. 2002)

Person of interestFidel Castro

Aug 13 Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary, Prime Minister (1959-76) and President (1976-2008), born in Birán, Holguin Province (d. 2016)

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

  • Aug 14 Alice Adams, US author
  • Aug 14 Buddy Greco, jazz singer (Away We Go, Broadway Open House), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)

Person of interestRené Goscinny

Aug 14 René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), born in Paris, France (d. 1977)

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny
  • Aug 15 Georgann Johnson, American actress (Marge-Mr Peepers, Star Trek, Midnight Cowboy), born in Decorah, Iowa
  • Aug 15 Lewis T Preston, American banker (President of the World Bank 1991-95), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 15 Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhn, composer
  • Aug 15 Kostis Stephanopoulos, Greek conservative politician (President of Greece, 1995-2005), born in Patras, Greece (d. 2016)
  • Aug 17 Haakon Barfod, Norwegian sailor (Olympic gold 1948, 52), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 17 Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave Poiré], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), born in Paris, France (d. 1992)

Person of interestJiang Zemin

Aug 17 Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (1989-2002) and President of the People's Republic of China (1993-2003), born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu

Paramount Leader of China Jiang Zemin
Paramount Leader of China
Jiang Zemin
  • Aug 17 George Melly, British singer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 19 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
  • Aug 20 Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach
  • Aug 20 Frank Rosolino, American jazz trombonist (The Frank Rosolino Sextet), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1978)
  • Aug 21 Ben-Zion Orgad, composer
  • Aug 22 Bob Flannigan, jazz singer (The Four Freshmen), born in Greencastle, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • Aug 22 Marc Bohan, French fashion designer, born in Paris
  • Aug 23 Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist, (d. 2006)
  • Aug 24 Nancy Spero, American feminist artist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • Aug 27 Patricia "Pat" Coombs, British comedienne and actress (Carry On Again Doctor, Cranford), born in Camberwell, London (d. 2002)
  • Aug 27 Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Aug 29 Elizabeth "Betty" Lynn, American actress (The Andy Griffith Show), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 29 María Dolores Pradera, Spanish melodic singer
  • Aug 30 Olgerts Gravitis, composer
  • Aug 31 Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russian cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
  • Aug 31 Jan de Koning, minister of Agriculture/Social Businesses (CDA)
  • Sep 1 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh
  • Sep 3 Alison Lurie, American novelist (War Between the Tates)
  • Sep 3 Anne Jackson, American stage actress (Twice Around the Park), born in Millvale, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 3 Bill Flemming, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports)
  • Sep 3 Irene Papas, Greek actress (Zorba the Greek, Attila The Hun, The Guns of Navarone), born in Chiliomodi, Corinth, Greece
  • Sep 3 Joe Kolter, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
  • Sep 3 John Robert Jones [John Dalmas], American sci-fi author (White Regiment, Lizard War), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Sep 4 Robert J Lagomarsino, (Rep-R-CA, 1974- )
  • Sep 4 Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Sceptre, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • Sep 6 Arthur William Oldham, English composer, born in London (d. 2003)
  • Sep 6 Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, born in Hitzacker, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Sep 7 Erich Juskowiak, German footballer (d. 1983)
  • Sep 7 Donald Irwin, Rosario, Argentina, American politician, (d. 2013)

Person of interestEd Warren

Sep 7 Ed Warren [Edward Warren Miney], American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • Sep 7 Ronnie Gilbert, American folk singer (The Weavers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Sep 9 Annie nee Becker Kriegel, historian
  • Sep 9 Jake Carey, American actor (Rock Rock Rock!, Go, Johnny, Go!), born in Pulaski, Virginia (d. 1997)
  • Sep 9 Yusuf al-Qaradawi, prominent Egypt Muslim cleric
  • Sep 10 Beryl Cook, British painter
  • Sep 11 Alfred Slote, author (Love & Tennis, Omega Station)
  • Sep 11 Gerrit van Niekerk Viljoen, South African minister of Legislation
  • Sep 11 Eddie Miksis, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Sep 13 Emile Francis, NHL player/coach/GM (Rangers, Blues, Whalers)
  • Sep 14 Hovhannes Gorgeni Ter-T'at'evosyan, composer
  • Sep 14 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • Sep 14 Michel Butor, French novelist and essayist, born in Mons-en-Baroeul (d. 2016)
  • Sep 15 Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
  • Sep 15 Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)
  • Sep 15 Edward Derwinski, American congressman for Chicago 1959-83, first Secretary of Veteran Affairs 1989-1992, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 John Knowles, American writer (Morning in Antibes)
  • Sep 16 Robert Schuller, televangelist (Glass Cathedral, Hour of Power)
  • Sep 16 Thomas "Tommy" Bond, Amercan actor (Butch-Our Gang, Superman), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Sep 17 Bill Black, band leader and bassist who worked with Elvis, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1965)
  • Sep 17 Donald Acheson, England's chief medical officer
  • Sep 17 Reginald Marsh, British actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • Sep 17 Eugene [Brother Jack] McDuff, American jazz organist (George Benson, Brother Jack), born in Champaign, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Sep 18 Bud Greenspan, documentary maker (Olympic Games)
  • Sep 18 Bob Toski, American golfer
  • Sep 19 Arthur Wills, composer
  • Sep 19 Edwin "Duke" Snider, Bkln Dodger centerfielder (406 HRs)
  • Sep 19 Lurieen Wallace, (Gov-D-Ala, 1966-68)
  • Sep 19 Pierre Janssen, art museum director
  • Sep 19 James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 21 Donald A Glaser, physicist (Nobel-1960)
  • Sep 21 Noor Jehan [Allah Rakhi Wasai], Pakistani singer and actress (Mela, Chann Way), born in Kasur, Punjab, British India (d. 2000)
  • Sep 22 William O Smith, composer

Person of interestJohn Coltrane

Sep 23 John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist and composer (Blue Train), born in Hamlet, North Carolina (d. 1967)

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane
  • Sep 25 Aldo Ray [Da Re], American actor (God's Little Acre, Green Beret), born in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Sep 25 John Ericson, German actor (Sam Bolt-Honey West, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), born in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Sep 25 Sergei Filatov, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Sep 25 Jack Hyles, Baptist pastor (d. 2001)
  • Sep 26 Buland Al Haidary, poet
  • Sep 26 Giuseppi Chiari, composer
  • Sep 26 Imre Vincze, Hungarian composer, born in Kocs (d. 1969)
  • Sep 26 Julie London, American singer and actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency), born in Santa Rosa, California (d. 2000)
  • Sep 26 Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European Philologist
  • Sep 28 Jerry Clower, Amite County Miss, country comedian (Nashville on Road)
  • Sep 29 Phyllis Taylor, educationist
  • Sep 30 Peder Holm, Danish composer, born Copenhagen
  • Sep 30 Robin Roberts, pitcher (Phillies, Won 28 in 1952)
  • Oct 1 Roger Williams, American pianist
  • Oct 2 Jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)
  • Oct 3 Marques Haynes, NBA player and hall of famer (World's Greatest Dribbler, Harlem Globetrotters)
  • Oct 5 Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant
  • Oct 5 Gottfried Michael Koenig, composer
  • Oct 5 Willi Unsoeld, American climber (d. 1979)
  • Oct 6 Alan Copeland, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 6 Cyril Reuben, violinist
  • Oct 7 Diana Lynn, American actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • Oct 7 Ivan Jirko, Czech composer, music critic and psychiatrist, born in Prague (d. 1978)
  • Oct 7 Marcello Abbado, composer
  • Oct 8 Raaj Kumar, Hindi film star (Mother India), born in Loralai, Balochistan, British India (d. 1996)
  • Oct 9 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • Oct 10 Oscar Brown Jr, US songwriter (Brown Baby, Forbidden Fruit)
  • Oct 10 Richard Jaeckel, American actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima, Sometimes a Great Notion), born in Long Beach, New York (d. 1997)
  • Oct 11 Earle Hyman, American actor (The Cosby Show, ThunderCats, Coriolanus), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 2017)
  • Oct 11 John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)
  • Oct 11 Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk
  • Oct 12 Hans Liebold, German auto racer (Nardo, Italy)
  • Oct 13 Ray Brown, American jazz double bassist , born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 13 Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008)
  • Oct 14 Bill Justis, rock and roll musician (Raunchy), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1982)
  • Oct 14 Willy Alberti [Carel Verbrugge], Dutch singer and actor (Riffin in Amsterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
  • Oct 15 Jean Peters, American actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Oct 15 Karl Richter, composer
  • Oct 15 Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian (The History of Sexuality), born in Poitiers (d. 1984)
  • Oct 17 Beverly Garland [Fessenden], American actress (My Three Sons, Scarecrow and Mrs. King), born in Santa Cruz, California (d. 2008)
  • Oct 17 Julie Adams [Betty May Adams], American actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red), born in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Oct 17 Karl Gordon Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 18 Chuck Berry [Charles Andersen], guitarist and singer-songwriter (Roll over Beethoven), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Oct 18 Klaus Kinski [Naksynski], German-Polish actor (Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Little Drummer Girl), born in Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (d. 1991)
  • Oct 18 Thomas Millar, historian
  • Oct 18 John Morris, American film and Broadway composer who commonly worked alongside Mel Gibson and Gene Wilder, born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Oct 19 Joel Feinberg, American moral philosopher (d. 2004)
  • Oct 19 Arne Bendiksen, Norwegian singer and songwriter
  • Oct 20 Ursula Happe, German 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1956), born in Free City of Danzig
  • Oct 21 Leonard Rossiter, British actor (Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1984)
  • Oct 21 Marga Richter, composer
  • Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • Oct 24 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL quarterback (Baltimore, San Francisco, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
  • Oct 25 William "Biff" McGuire, American actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 25 Galina Vishnevskaya, Leningrad, USSR, soprano opera singer, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 25 Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter, born in Peshawar, Pakistan (d. 2007)
  • Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Oct 27 H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure), born in Los Angeles (d. 1993)
  • Oct 27 Nana Joshi [Padmanabh Govind Joshi], Indian cricket wicketkeeper (Indian National Team during 1950's), born in Baroda, Gujarat, India (d. 1987)
  • Oct 28 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
  • Oct 29 Jon [Jonathan Stewart] Vickers, Canadian operatic tenor, born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 30 Jacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver
  • Oct 31 Shirley Dinsdale, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 31 Jimmy Savile, English entertainer and suspected sexual predator, born in Leeds (d. 2011)
  • Nov 3 Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Nov 5 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
  • Nov 5 John Berger, English art critic and author (Ways of Seeing), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Nov 6 Brian Abel-Smith, British economist and expert adviser, born in Kensington Court Gardens, London (d. 1996)
  • Nov 7 Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (Met Opera), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Nov 9 Luis Miguel Dominguín, Spanish bullfighter, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1996)
  • Nov 11 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • Nov 11 Richard "Dick" Tufeld, American voice actor (Lost in Space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Nov 11 Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian racing car driver (first woman to complete in Formula One), born in Naples (d. 2016)
  • Nov 12 Jack Ryan, American inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels, Chatty Cathy)
  • Nov 13 Max Vernon Mathews, American composer, born in Columbus, Nebraska (d. 2011)