Famous People Born In 1908

Discover the most famous people born in 1908. The list includes people like Lyndon B. Johnson, Ian Fleming, James Stewart, Joseph McCarthy, Oskar Schindler and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and soldiers born in 1908. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Austria and many more countries.

Lyndon B. JohnsonLyndon B. Johnson
27th August, American
36th President of the U.S.A
James StewartJames Stewart
20th May, American
Actor

Oskar SchindlerOskar Schindler
28th April, German
 

Bette DavisBette Davis
5th April, American
Actress

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
2nd July, American
Former Associate Justice of the United States

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
28th May, British
Author of James Bond Series
Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy
14th November, American
 

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
30th May, American
Voice Actor, Radio Personality

Nelson RockefellerNelson Rockefeller
8th July, American
41st Vice President of the U.S.A

Baby Face NelsonBaby Face Nelson
6th December, American
Robber
Carole LombardCarole Lombard
6th October, American
Actress

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
9th January, French
Writer
Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow
1st April, American
 

Buddy EbsenBuddy Ebsen
2nd April, American
Actor

Salvador AllendeSalvador Allende
26th June, Chilean
Former President of Chile
Milton BerleMilton Berle
12th July, American
 

Rex Harrison Rex Harrison
5th March, British
Actor
Otto SkorzenyOtto Skorzeny
12th June, Austrian, Spanish
Military Officer

Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
4th June, Austrian, Hungarian
Hitler’s Niece

Enver HoxhaEnver Hoxha
16th October, Albanian
Former Communist Leader of Albania
Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
31st December, Austrian
Nazi Hunter

Don AmecheDon Ameche
31st May, American
Actor
Ethel MermanEthel Merman
16th January, American
Actress

Edward TellerEdward Teller
15th January, American
 

Harold HoltHarold Holt
5th August, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
8th November, American
Journalist & Writer
Sir David LeanDavid Lean
25th March, British
Film Director, Producer & Screenwater
Paul BrownPaul Brown
7th September, American
American Football Coach

Van HeflinVan Heflin
13th December, American
Actor

Claude Lévi-StraussClaude Lévi-Strauss
28th November, French
Anthropologist

Henri Cartier-BressonHenri Cartier-Bresson
22nd August, French
Photographer and Painter
Imogene CocaImogene Coca
18th November, American
Actress

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
29th November, American
Politician & Civil Rights Activist

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
15th October, Canadian
Economist

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
10th December, French
Composer, organist

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
23rd May, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics
Quentin CrispQuentin Crisp
25th December, British
English Writer & Gay Icon

Peg EntwistlePeg Entwistle
5th February, American
Actress
Anna MagnaniAnna Magnani
7th March, Italian
Actress

Lev Landau Lev Landau
22nd January, Russian
Physicist

Michael DeBakeyMichael DeBakey
7th September, American
Cardiac Surgeon
Celia JohnsonCelia Johnson
18th December, American
Actress

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
25th May, American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet
Carl AlbertCarl Albert
10th May, American
Former Speaker of the United States House of

Sir Donald BradmanSir Donald Bradman
27th August, Australian
Greatest Batsmen Ever

Edward DmytrykEdward Dmytryk
4th September, Canadian, American
Film Director

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
9th September, Italian
Italian poet

Estee LauderEstee Lauder
1st July, American
Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies
Willard Frank LibbyWillard Libby
17th December, American
Physical Chemist

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
11th December, American
Composer

Amon GoethAmon Goeth
11th December, Austrian
World War II Nazi Officer

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
5th October, American
Film & Stage Director, Writer
Robert RossenRobert Rossen
16th March, American
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
11th April, American
American humorist
Bobby DunbarBobby Dunbar
30th November
American Boy Who Was Lost & Then Found

Richard WrightRichard Wright
4th September, American
Author

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
22nd February, British
Actor
Al LópezAl Lopez
20th August, American
Former American Baseball Player

Eugen SuchoňEugen Suchoň
25th September, Slovak
Composer
Alfredo Pareja DiezcansecoAlfredo Pareja Diezcanseco
12th October, Ecuadorian
Novelist, Essayist, Historian

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
4th December, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
14th April, Canadian
Socialite
Fred MacMurrayFred MacMurray
30th August, American
American actor

Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21st January, Indian
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,
Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
25th April, American
Journalist

Sam GiancanaSam Giancana
15th June, American
 

Eve ArdenEve Arden
30th April, American
Actress

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
18th July, Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor
Bernard LeeBernard Lee
10th January, British
Actor
William HartnellWilliam Hartnell
8th January, British
Actor

Donald BradmanDonald Bradman
27th August, Australian
 

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
27th October, American
Painter, Printmaker

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23rd September, Indian
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary
Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
5th April, Austrian
Conductor, Music director

Tex AveryTex Avery
26th February, American
Animator

Maurice Merleau-PontyMaurice Merleau-Ponty
14th March, French
Philosopher, Professor

Raja RaoRaja Rao
8th November, Indian
Author, Writer

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
26th March, Austrian
Police officer, Officer
Lew AyresLew Ayres
28th December, American
Actor

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
25th June, American
Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher
Morey AmsterdamMorey Amsterdam
14th December, American
Actor

William SaroyanWilliam Saroyan
31st August, American
American-Armenian novelist

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
29th November, American
American Politician
Louis JordanLouis Jordan
8th July, American
Singer, Actor, Saxophonist, Jazz musician

Alistair CookeAlistair Cooke
20th November, British, American
Journalist, Television presenter, Radio
William McMahonWilliam McMahon
23rd February, Australian
Politician, Diplomat

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
26th January, French, Italian
Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16th December, Spanish
Painter

Walter AnnenbergWalter Annenberg
13th March, American
Art collector, Diplomat, Publisher, Businessperson
BalthusBalthus
29th February, French, Polish
Painter, Artist

Ruth Roche, Baroness FermoyRuth Roche, Baroness Fermoy
2nd October, British
Lady-in-waiting, Pianist
Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
9th October, German
Jurist, Soldier

Charles UphamCharles Upham
21st September, New Zealander
Farmer
David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
30th September, Dutch
Violinist

Günther PrienGünther Prien
16th January, German
Officer, Submariner
Libertad LamarqueLibertad Lamarque
24th November, Argentinian
Actor, Singer, Television actor, Film actor