Famous People Born In 1916

Discover the most famous people born in 1916. The list includes people like Kirk Douglas, Roald Dahl, Maria Altmann, Gregory Peck, Olivia de Havilland and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, political leaders, journalists and soldiers born in 1916. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Germany and many more countries.

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
11th March, British
Former British Prime Minister
Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13th September, British
Novelist

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
9th December, American
Actor

Edward HeathEdward Heath
9th July, British
Former British Prime Minister

Gregory PeckGregory Peck
5th April, American
Actor

Olivia de HavillandOlivia de Havilland
1st July, French, British, American
Actress
Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14th December, American
Author

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
26th February, American
Comedian

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
1st May, Canadian
Actor
James HerriotJames Herriot
3rd October, British
Writer

Walter CronkiteWalter Cronkite
4th November, American
Broadcaster
Dinah ShoreDinah Shore
29th February, American
Singer

Robert McNamaraRobert McNamara
9th June, American
Former United States Secretary of Defense

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
26th October, French
Former President of France

Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
27th July, American
Actor

John BasiloneJohn Basilone
4th November, Italian, American
Armed Force Officer
Betty GrableBetty Grable
18th December, American
American actress

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26th March, American
Actor

Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
12th July, Russian
Sniper

Van JohnsonVan Johnson
25th August, American
Actor
Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
17th April, Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Peter FinchPeter Finch
28th September, Australian
Actor
Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
28th April, Italian
Founder of Automobili Lamborghini

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
4th May, American
Naturalist

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26th August, Austrian, American
Criminal
Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30th April, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

Eugene McCarthyEugene McCarthy
29th March, American
Politician
M. S. SubbulakshmiM. S. Subbulakshmi
16th September, Indian
Carnatic Musician

Gough WhitlamGough Whitlam
11th July, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Francis CrickFrancis Crick
8th June, British
Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA
Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
6th May, American
Voice Actor

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Hans-Ulrich RudelHans-Ulrich Rudel
2nd July, German
Pilot
P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
12th January, South African
Former Prime Minister of South Africa

Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17th November, American
Writer

Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12th April, American
Writer

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
29th February, American
Negotiator
Mercedes McCambridgeMercedes McCambridge
16th March, American
Actress
Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
12th April, American
Actress

Archie MooreArchie Moore
13th December, American
Boxer

Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
14th June, American
Actress

Zail SinghZail Singh
5th May, Indian
President of India
Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
15th June, American
Economist, Political scientist, sociologist,

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
4th May, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

Tsutomu YamaguchiTsutomu Yamaguchi
16th March, Japanese
Survivor of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Vladimir Petrovich DemikhovVladimir Demikhov
18th July, Russian
Organ Transplant Pioneer

Maria AltmannMaria Altmann
18th February, Austrian, American
Art Collector
Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
4th March, German
 

Sid LuckmanSid Luckman
21st November, American
American Football Player
Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
4th July, American
Radio Broadcaster

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
24th July, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins
15th December, British
Biophysicist
Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
25th December, Algerian
First President of Algeria

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
26th June, American
American author
Rafael CalderaRafael Caldera
24th January, Venezuelan
Former President of Venezuela

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11th May, Spanish
Writer

Christian Boehmer AnfinsenChristian Anfinsen
26th March, American
Biochemist

Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
11th July, Russian
Physicist

Robert F. Furchgott Robert F. Furchgott
4th June, American
Biochemist
Vernon PresleyVernon Presley
10th April, American
Elvis Presley's Father

Frederick Chapman RobbinsFrederick Chapman Robbins
25th August, American
Virologist and Paediatrician

Sune BergströmSune Bergström
16th January, Swedish
Biochemist

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
19th October, French
Immunologist
Robert S. McNamaraRobert S. McNamara
30th November, American
Government Official, Military Leader

Ken CurtisKen Curtis
2nd July, American
Singer
Maxene AndrewsMaxene Andrews
3rd January, American
Soprano

Martha RayeMartha Raye
27th August, American
Actress

Michael GoughMichael Gough
23rd November, Malaysian, British
Actor
Hal SmithHal Smith
24th August, American
actor, dub actor, screenwriter, disc jockey,

Eugene J. McCarthyEugene J. McCarthy
30th November
Author, Educator, U.S. Representative
John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
29th June, American
Musician

George MontgomeryGeorge Montgomery
29th August, American
Film actor

Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
5th March, Indian
Politician
Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22nd April, Swiss, British, American
Volinist

Fernando LamasFernando Lamas
9th January, Argentinian
Actor
Elena CeauşescuElena Ceauşescu
7th January, Romanian
Romanian politician

Evelyn KeyesEvelyn Keyes
20th November, American
Actress

Aldo MoroAldo Moro
23rd September, Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Sherwood SchwartzSherwood Schwartz
14th November, American
Television producer
Daws ButlerDaws Butler
16th November, American
Actor, Dub actor
C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
28th August, American
Sociologist

MoondogMoondog
26th May, American
Musician

Harry JamesHarry James
15th March, American
American musician

Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
4th November, American
Businesswoman
Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
13th March, American
Futurist, Designer, Writer, Architect

Kermit RooseveltKermit Roosevelt
16th February, American
Critic

Leonard SiffleetLeonard Siffleet
14th January, Australian
 

Shobhna SamarthShobhna Samarth
17th November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actress

Dennis DayDennis Day
21st May, American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military
Duong Van MinhDuong Van Minh
16th February, Vietnamese
Politician

Richard HofstadterRichard Hofstadter
6th August, American
Historian, Political scientist, Writer, University
C. Everett KoopC. Everett Koop
14th October, American
Surgeon

Bill MelendezBill Melendez
15th November, Mexican, American
Animator
Rossano BrazziRossano Brazzi
18th September, Italian
Actor, Film director, Singer
John H. Wood, Jr.John H. Wood, Jr.
31st March, American