Famous People Born In 1915

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Discover the most famous people born in 1915. The list includes people like Augusto Pinochet, Frank Sinatra, Orson Welles, Billie Holiday, Arthur Miller and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, soldiers and spiritual & religious leaders born in 1915. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Frank Sinatra
(One of The World's Best-selling Music Artists of All Time)
Frank Sinatra
77
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 14, 1998
 2 
Billie Holiday
(One of the Greatest Jazz Singers from the 1930s to the 1950s)
Billie Holiday
35
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 17, 1959
 3 
Orson Welles
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers of All Time and Director of 'Citizen Kane')
Orson Welles
23
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 10, 1985
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Arthur Miller
(Playwright Best Known for His Plays “All My Sons,” “Death of a Salesman” and “The Crucible”)
Arthur Miller
13
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: February 10, 2005
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Ingrid Bergman
(One of the Most Influential Screen Figures in Cinematic History)
Ingrid Bergman
45
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 29, 1982
 6 
Alan Watts
(English Writer Who Interpreted and Popularised Japanese, Chinese and Hindu Philosophy for Western Audience)
Alan Watts
20
Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chislehurst, Kent, England
Died: November 16, 1973
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Edith Piaf
(French Singer and One of Country's Most Widely Known International Stars)
Edith Piaf
24
Listed In: Pop Singers
Birthdate: 19th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 11, 1963
 8 
Anthony Quinn
(Best Known for His Roles in the films 'Viva Zapata!' and 'Lust for Life')
Anthony Quinn
25
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chihuahua, Mexico
Died: June 3, 2001
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Lorne Greene
(Actor, Radio Personality and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Ben Cartwright’ in TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Lorne Greene
54
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Died: September 11, 1987
 10 
Barbara Billingsley
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘June Cleaver’ in the TV Series ‘Leave It to Beaver’)
Barbara Billingsley
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 16, 2010
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Harry Morgan
(Prolific Character Actor Who Starred in More Than 100 Films)
Harry Morgan
18
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 7, 2011
 12 
Les Paul
(Jazz Guitarist: One of the Pioneers of the Solid-body Electric Guitar)
Les Paul
5
Listed In: Guitarists
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: August 12, 2009
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Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
(United States Naval Aviator and Eldest Son of Joseph P. Kennedy SR and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy)
Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hull, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 12, 1944
 14 
Paul Tibbets
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, United States
Died: November 1, 2007
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William Hopper
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: March 6, 1970
 16 
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
(Gospel Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist Known for Using Heavy Distortion on Her Electric Guitar)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cotton Plant, Arkansas, United States
Died: October 9, 1973
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General Aung San
(Politician)
General Aung San
13
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 19, 1947
 18 
Moshe Dayan
(Israeli Military & Political Leader)
Moshe Dayan
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Degania Alef, Israel
Died: October 16, 1981
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David Stirling
0
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lecropt, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: November 4, 1990
 20 
Thomas Merton
(Writer & theologian was ordained to the Catholic priesthood and given the name "Father Louis".)
Thomas Merton
8
Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prades, France
Died: December 10, 1968
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Bob Kane
(Comic Book Writer)
Bob Kane
3
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 3, 1998
 22 
Norman Wisdom
4
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: October 4, 2010
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John Dehner
4
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: February 4, 1992
 24 
Ann Sheridan
(Actress)
Ann Sheridan
1
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, USA
Died: January 21, 1967
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Magda Gabor
(Hungarian-American Actress and Socialite)
Magda Gabor
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 6, 1997
 26 
Zero Mostel
2
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: September 8, 1977
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Roland Barthes
(French Literary Theorist Best Known for His Essay Collection 'Mythologies' and His Essay 'The Death of the Author')
Roland Barthes
4
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
Died: March 25, 1980
 28 
Saul Bellow
(Writer)
Saul Bellow
2
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lachine, Montreal, Canada
Died: April 5, 2005
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Sargent Shriver
(American Politician and United States Ambassador to France (1968–1970))
Sargent Shriver
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Westminster, Maryland, United States
Died: January 18, 2011
 30 
Gary Merrill
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 5, 1990
 31 
Edmond O'Brien
(American Actor Who Mainly Played Character Roles)
Edmond O'Brien
1
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 9, 1985
 32 
Lennard Pearce
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: December 15, 1984
 33 
Sidney Luft
(American Businessman and Third Husband of Actress and Singer Judy Garland)
Sidney Luft
2
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 15, 2005
 34 
Alice Faye
(Actress)
Alice Faye
2
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 9, 1998
 35 
Pat Buttram
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Addison, Alabama, United States
Died: January 8, 1994
 36 
Paddy Mayne
(British Army Officer and Rugby Union Player)
Paddy Mayne
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newtownards, County Down, Ireland
Died: December 14, 1955
 37 
Denis Thatcher
(Husband of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher)
Denis Thatcher
6
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lewisham, London, England
Died: June 26, 2003
 38 
Frank Cady
(Actor)
Frank Cady
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Susanville, California, U.S.
Died: June 8, 2012
 39 
Khushwant Singh
(Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician)
Khushwant Singh
40
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hadali, British India (now in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: March 20, 1999
 40 
Priscilla Lane
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianola, Iowa, United States
Died: April 4, 1995
 41 
Willie Dixon
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Record producer)
Willie Dixon
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vicksburg
Died: January 29, 1992
 42 
Vasily Zaytsev
15
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yeleninka, Russia
Died: December 15, 1991
 43 
Paul Castellano
(American Crime Boss and Head of the Gambino Crime Family)
Paul Castellano
7
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: December 16, 1985
 44 
Paul Samuelson
(Economist)
Paul Samuelson
4
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: December 13, 2009
 45 
Barnard Hughes
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford Hills, New York, US
Died: July 11, 2006
 46 
John Lilly
(Physician, Neuroscientist, Psychoanalyst and Inventor of 'Isolation Tank')
John Lilly
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 30, 2001
 47 
Virginia Admiral
1
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oregon
Died: July 20, 2000
 48 
Stu Hart
(Former wrestler best known for founding and handling Stampede Wrestling)
Stu Hart
0
Listed In: Wrestlers
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: October 16, 2003
 49 
Ewan MacColl
(Folk Singer-Songwriter Known for His Songs: 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face', 'Dirty Old Town')
Ewan MacColl
2
Listed In: Folk Singers
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Broughton, Salford, Lancashire, England
Died: October 22, 1989
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Sir Arthur Lewis
(Economist)
Sir Arthur Lewis
1
Listed In: Economists
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: June 15, 1991