Famous People Born in September 1931

About September 1931

How Old? 87 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Boxcar Willie [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), born in Ellis County, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Sep 1 Matthew J Rinaldo, (Rep-R-NJ, 1973- )
  • Sep 1 Cecil Parkinson, British politician (C), born in Carnforth, North Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Sep 2 Alan K Simpson, minority whip (Sen-R-WY, 1979- )
  • Sep 2 Pierre Huyskens, Dutch radio host
  • Sep 3 Dick Motta, American NBA coach (856 wins, Its not over 'til the fat lady sings), born in Midvale, Utah
  • Sep 3 Rudolf Kelterborn, Swiss musician and composer, born in Basel, Switzerland
  • Sep 3 Albert DeSalvo, American criminal (The Boston Strangler), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
  • Sep 4 Mitzi Gaynor [Francesca von Gerber], American actress, singer and dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 5 Moshe Mizrahi, Israeli film director (Madame Rosa), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 2018)
  • Sep 6 Sander Levin, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 7 Al McGuire, American basketball coach (Marquette), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Sep 7 Charles Camilleri, Maltese composer, born in Ħamrun, Malta (d. 2009)
  • Sep 8 John Garrett, British politician (d. 2007)
  • Sep 10 Philip Baker Hall, American actor (Secret Honor, Hard Eight, Magnolia), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Sep 11 Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian, born in Freudenberg, Germany (d. 2014)

  • Sep 12 George Jones, American country singer (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), born in Saratoga, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Sep 12 Sir Ian Holm, eminent English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Alien, King Lear), born in Goodmayes, Essex
  • Sep 12 Kristin Hunter, African-American author (God Bless the Child), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Sep 13 Barbara Bain, American actress (Cinnamon-Mission Impossible, Space 1999), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 13 Marjorie Jackson, Australian sprinter (Olympic gold 1952) and 33rd Governor of South Australia, born in Coffs Harbour, Australia
  • Sep 16 Jan Johansson, composer

Person of interestAnne Bancroft

Sep 17 Anne Bancroft [Anna Italiano], American actress, director, screenwriter and singer (Graduate, Miracle Worker), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • Sep 19 Brook Benton [Benjamin Franklin Peay], American soul vocalist (It's Just a Matter of Time, Rainy Night in Georgia), born in Lugoff, South Carolina (d. 1988)
  • Sep 19 Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Sep 19 Jean-Claude Carrière, French screenwriter and actor, who frequently collaborated with Luis Buñuel on his screen plays (Belle de Jour, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The Phantom of Liberty), born in Colombières-sur-Orb, France
  • Sep 20 Cherd Songsri, Thai film director (Plae Kao), born in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (d. 2006)
  • Sep 21 Larry Hagman, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, JR-Dallas), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Sep 22 Fay Weldon, British feminist
  • Sep 22 George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (d. 2003)
  • Sep 22 Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher
  • Sep 23 Ruud van den Hende, sports reporter
  • Sep 23 Gerald Stairs Merrithew, Canadian educator (d. 2004)
  • Sep 24 Anthony Newley, British actor and singer-songwriter (Doctor Dolittle; Goldfinger theme; Willy Wonka score), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • Sep 24 Brian Glanville, English journalist and football writer, born in Hendon, London
  • Sep 24 Cardiss Collins, American politician (first African-American woman to represent the Midwest in Congress), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2013)
  • Sep 25 Patric Walker, American-British astrologer, born in Hackensack, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • Sep 25 Manouchehr Atashi, Persian poet, born in Dashtestan, Iran (d. 2005)
  • Sep 26 Donald J. Pease, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2002)
  • Sep 26 George Chambers, American rock bassist and vocalist (Chambers Brothers), born in Carthage, Mississippi
  • Sep 26 Vijay Manjrekar, Indian cricketer (father of Sanjay, reliable Indian batsman), born in Bombay, India (d. 1983)
  • Sep 27 Gerald Warner, deputy secretary (Cabinet Office)
  • Sep 27 Freddy Quinn, Austrian singer
  • Sep 28 John E Gilmore, tenor Saxophonist

Person of interestAnita Ekberg

Sep 29 Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress (La Dolce Vita) and Miss Sweden 1950, born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2014)

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
  • Sep 29 E S Orr Ewing, Lord-Lieutenant of Wigtown
  • Sep 29 Eddie Barth [Edward Bartholetti], American actor and voiceover artist nicknamed "Mr. Gravel" for his raspy vocals (Shaft, Simon & Simon), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Sep 29 James Cronin, nuclear physicist (Physics Nobel Prize 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Sep 29 Joseph M. McDade, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania, 1963-1999), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • Sep 30 Angeline "Angie" Dickinson [Brown], American actress (Police Woman), born in Kulm, North Dakota
  • Sep 30 Ray Willsey, Regina Sask, WLAF def coordinator (Frankfurt, Scotland)