Famous People Born in 1926 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 679 of 679

  • 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 Tufeld, 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)
  • Nov 13 Don Gordon [Donald Guadagno], American actor (Bullitt, Papillon), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • Nov 13 Harry Hughes, 57th Governor of Maryland (1979-87), born in Easton, Maryland
  • Nov 16 Ton de Leeuw, Dutch composer
  • Nov 18 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 1994)
  • Nov 18 Kim Besly, Peace activist (Greenham Common) (d. 1996)
  • Nov 18 Estanislao Basora, Spanish footballer (The Monster of Colombes, 22 caps for Spain, 301 matches for Barcelona), born in Barcelona, Catalonia (d. 2012)
  • Nov 19 Jeane J Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN (R), born in Duncan, Oklahoma
  • Nov 20 Kaye Ballard, actress/comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 20 Terry Hall, English ventriloquist (d. 2007)
  • Nov 20 Andrzej W. Schally, Polish-born endocrinologist, Nobel laureate
  • Nov 22 Lew Burdette, baseball player
  • Nov 22 Zulfiqar Ahmed, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1952-56)
  • Nov 23 Christopher Logue, British poet/stage writer (Trials)
  • Nov 23 R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), born in Harmontown, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • Nov 23 Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher
  • Nov 24 Alan Owen, English author (Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show)
  • Nov 24 Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor (Farce Majeur)
  • Nov 24 Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25 Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (Star Trek Cage, The Searchers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 25 Murray Schisgal, playwright (Luv)
  • Nov 25 Poul [William] Anderson, American sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Mirkheim)
  • Nov 26 Joyce McCartan, peace campaigner
  • Nov 26 Mauro Bortolotti, composer
  • Nov 27 Barbara Anderson, New Zealand author
  • Nov 29 Dagmar, Huntington, West Virginia, American actress (Broadway's Open House)

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Nov 29 Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia's 1st freely elected President (2014-present), born in Sidi Bou Said

President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi
President of Tunisia
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  • Nov 30 Richard Crenna, actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 1 Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)
  • Dec 1 Keith Michell, actor and theatre director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2015)
  • Dec 1 Robert Symonds, Bristow Oklahoma, actor (Robert E. Lee-Blue & Gray)
  • Dec 3 Hans Otte, German composer/pianist (The Book of Sounds, Book of Hours)
  • Dec 6 Martti Katajisto, Parkano Finland, actor (Mar Oksalla Ylimmaellae)
  • Dec 7 Victor Kermit Kiam II, CEO (Remington shavers)/NFL owner (Patriots)
  • Dec 7 Wolfgang Ludewig, composer
  • Dec 9 Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
  • Dec 9 Jan Křesadlo, Czech writer (d. 1995)
  • Dec 10 Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe, composer
  • Dec 10 Guitar Slim [Eddie Jones], blues guitarist ("The Things That I Used to Do"), born in Greenwood, Mississippi (d. 1959)
  • Dec 10 Harry Fowler, Lambeth, London, actor (Great: Isambard Kingdom Brunel), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 11 Big Mama Thornton, blues singer (Ball & Chain, Stronger than Dirt)
  • Dec 13 Carl Erskine, baseball player (Bkln Dodgers)
  • Dec 13 George Rhoden, Jamaican athlete
  • Dec 14 Frank King, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 14 Tests in 50's, 29 wkts)

  • Dec 16 Alfred Koerppen, composer
  • Dec 16 James McCracken, American tenor (d. 1988)
  • Dec 17 Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), born in Southampton (d. 1994)
  • Dec 17 Patrice Wymore, Miltonville KS, actress (The Big Tree), (d. 2014)
  • Dec 17 Ray Jablonski, American baseball player (d. 1985)
  • Dec 18 Peggy Cummins, North Wales, actress (Curse of the Demon)
  • Dec 19 Bobby Layne, NFL QB (Detroit Lions)
  • Dec 19 Jeanne Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN
  • Dec 19 Herb Stempel, American game show contestant
  • Dec 20 David Levine, American artist (New York Review of Books caricatures), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Dec 20 Otto Graf Lambsdorff, German politician
  • Dec 21 John Herbert McDowell, American composer for ballet, TV and the stage (d. 1985)
  • Dec 21 Pedro Gonzales-Gonzalez, actor (Rio Bravo), born in Aguilares Texas
  • Dec 21 Joe Paterno, American college hall of football coach (Penn State) and Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of 1986, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Dec 22 Peggy Castle, Appalachia Va, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman)
  • Dec 23 Dusan Kostic, composer
  • Dec 23 James Dewar, journalist/documentary filmmaker
  • Dec 23 Robert Bly, American poet/editor/translator (Loving a Woman in 2 Worlds)
  • Dec 24 Ronald Draper, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1949-50)
  • Dec 24 Paul Buissonneau, French-born Quebec theatre director
  • Dec 25 Enrique Jorrín, Cuban composer and musician (d. 1987)
  • Dec 26 Earle Brown, American composer (open form), born in Lunenburg, Massachusetts (d. 2002)
  • Dec 26 Edgar D Ngoyi, South African ANC leader (17 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)
  • Dec 26 Zlatko Pibernik, composer
  • Dec 26 Geoffrey Howe, British politician (Chancellor and Foreign Secretary under Thatcher), born in Aberavon, Glamorganshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 27 Jerome Courtland, actor (Tonka, Tharus), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Dec 28 Donald Carr, English cricketer and MCC official, Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 2016)
  • Dec 30 Stanley Tracey, Denmark Hill, London, jazz composer, (d. 2013)