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
President of the U.S.A
James StewartJames Stewart
20th May, American
Actor

Bette DavisBette Davis
5th April, American
Actress

Oskar SchindlerOskar Schindler
28th April, German
 

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
28th May, British
Author of James Bond Series

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
2nd July, American
Former Associate Justice of the United States
Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy
14th November, American
 

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

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

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

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
9th January, French
Writer
Buddy EbsenBuddy Ebsen
2nd April, American
Actor

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow
1st April, American
 

Rex Harrison Rex Harrison
5th March, British
Actor
Milton BerleMilton Berle
12th July, American
 

Salvador AllendeSalvador Allende
26th June, Chilean
Former President of Chile
Harold HoltHarold Holt
5th August, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Don AmecheDon Ameche
31st May, American
Actor

Otto SkorzenyOtto Skorzeny
12th June, Austrian, Spanish
Military Officer
Enver HoxhaEnver Hoxha
16th October, Albanian
Former Communist Leader of Albania

Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
4th June, Austrian, Hungarian
Hitler’s Niece
Ethel MermanEthel Merman
16th January, American
Actress

Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
31st December, Austrian
Nazi Hunter

Edward TellerEdward Teller
15th January, American
 

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
8th November, American
Journalist & Writer
Lev Landau Lev Landau
22nd January, Russian
Physicist
Sir David LeanDavid Lean
25th March, British
Film Director, Producer & Screenwater

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

Van HeflinVan Heflin
13th December, American
Actor

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
15th October, Canadian
Economist
Henri Cartier-BressonHenri Cartier-Bresson
22nd August, French
Photographer and Painter

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
10th December, French
Composer, organist

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
23rd May, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Peg EntwistlePeg Entwistle
5th February, American
Actress

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Quentin CrispQuentin Crisp
25th December, British
English Writer & Gay Icon
Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
29th November, American
Politician & Civil Rights Activist

Michael DeBakeyMichael DeBakey
7th September, American
Cardiac Surgeon
Paul BrownPaul Brown
7th September, American
American Football Coach

Anna MagnaniAnna Magnani
7th March, Italian
Actress

Celia JohnsonCelia Johnson
18th December, American
Actress
Carl AlbertCarl Albert
10th May, American
Former Speaker of the United States House of

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
25th May, American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet
Sir Donald BradmanSir Donald Bradman
27th August, Australian
Greatest Batsmen Ever

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

Estee LauderEstee Lauder
1st July, American
Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
9th September, Italian
Italian poet

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
11th December, American
Composer
Willard Frank LibbyWillard Libby
17th December, American
Physical Chemist

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

Richard WrightRichard Wright
4th September, American
Author
Bobby DunbarBobby Dunbar
30th November
American Boy Who Was Lost & Then Found

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

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

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
25th April, American
Journalist

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

Sam GiancanaSam Giancana
15th June, American
 
Eve ArdenEve Arden
30th April, American
Actress

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
18th July, Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor

Raja RaoRaja Rao
8th November, Indian
Author, Writer

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
27th October, American
Painter, Printmaker
Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
5th April, Austrian
Conductor, Music director
Tex AveryTex Avery
26th February, American
Animator

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
26th March, Austrian
Police officer, Officer

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23rd September, Indian
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary

Lew AyresLew Ayres
28th December, American
Actor
Donald BradmanDonald Bradman
27th August, Australian
 

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

Morey AmsterdamMorey Amsterdam
14th December, American
Actor

Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21st January, Indian
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
25th June, American
Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher
William McMahonWilliam McMahon
23rd February, Australian
Politician, Diplomat

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
Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16th December, Spanish
Painter

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
26th January, French, Italian
Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist
BalthusBalthus
29th February, French, Polish
Painter, Artist

Walter AnnenbergWalter Annenberg
13th March, American
Art collector, Diplomat, Publisher, Businessperson

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
9th October, German
Jurist, Soldier

Ruth Roche, Baroness FermoyRuth Roche, Baroness Fermoy
2nd October, British
Lady-in-waiting, Pianist
Günther PrienGünther Prien
16th January, German
Officer, Submariner

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

Libertad LamarqueLibertad Lamarque
24th November, Argentinian
Actor, Singer, Television actor, Film actor

Amy VanderbiltAmy Vanderbilt
22nd July, American
 

Bud CollyerBud Collyer
18th June, American
Voice actor, Actor
Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18th January, British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer