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
Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
9th December, American
Actor

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

Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13th September, British, Welsh
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Olivia de HavillandOlivia de Havilland
1st July, American
Actress

Gregory PeckGregory Peck
5th April, American
 
Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
26th February, American
Comedian

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

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
1st May, Canadian
Actor

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

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14th December, American
Author
Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12th April, American
Writer

Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
12th July, Russian
Sniper

Betty GrableBetty Grable
18th December, American
American actress
Van JohnsonVan Johnson
25th August, American
Actor

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
4th May, American
Naturalist
François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
26th October, French
Former President of France

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26th March, American
Actor

Peter FinchPeter Finch
28th September, Australian
Actor
Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30th April, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

Francis CrickFrancis Crick
8th June, British
Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA
M. S. SubbulakshmiM. S. Subbulakshmi
16th September, Indian
Carnatic Musician

Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
28th April, Italian
Founder of Automobili Lamborghini

Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
27th July, American
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26th August, Austrian, American
Criminal
Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
14th June, American
Actress
Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17th November, American
Writer

James HerriotJames Herriot
3rd October, British
Writer

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
6th May, American
Voice Actor

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

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James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
29th February, American
Negotiator

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

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

Eugene McCarthyEugene McCarthy
29th March, American
Politician
Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
12th April, American
Actress

Zail SinghZail Singh
5th May, Indian
President of India
Mercedes McCambridgeMercedes McCambridge
16th March, American
Actress

Archie MooreArchie Moore
13th December, American
Boxer

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
17th April, Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
4th March, German
 

Maria AltmannMaria Altmann
18th February, Austrian, American
Art Collector
Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
25th December, Algerian
First President of Algeria

Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins
15th December, British
Biophysicist

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

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
26th June, American
American author

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11th May, Spanish
Writer
Frederick Chapman RobbinsFrederick Chapman Robbins
25th August, American
Virologist and Paediatrician

Sune BergströmSune Bergström
16th January, Swedish
Biochemist

Robert F. Furchgott Robert F. Furchgott
4th June, American
Biochemist

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
19th October, French
Immunologist
Vernon PresleyVernon Presley
10th April, American
Elvis Presley's Father

Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
15th June, American
Economist, Political scientist, sociologist,
Christian Boehmer AnfinsenChristian Anfinsen
26th March, American
Biochemist

Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
11th July, Russian
Physicist

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
24th July, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Elizabeth GilbertElizabeth Gilbert
23rd April, British
Actress

Ken CurtisKen Curtis
2nd July, American
Singer
John BasiloneJohn Basilone
4th November, American
Boxer

Tsutomu YamaguchiTsutomu Yamaguchi
16th March, Japanese
Engineer

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
15th June, American
Economist, Psychologist, Politician, Sociologist,
Chick HearnChick Hearn
27th November, American
Journalist

Michael GoughMichael Gough
23rd November, Malaysian, British
Actor
Martha RayeMartha Raye
27th August, American
Actress

Leonard SiffleetLeonard Siffleet
14th January, Australian
 

John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
29th June, American
Musician

Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22nd April, Swiss, British, American
Conductor, Politician, Autobiographer, Jazz
Kermit RooseveltKermit Roosevelt
16th February, American
Critic
Harry JamesHarry James
15th March, American
American musician

Daws ButlerDaws Butler
16th November, American
Actor, Dub actor

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

Sid LuckmanSid Luckman
21st November, American
American Footballer
Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
27th September, Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,

Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
13th March, American
Futurist, Designer, Writer, Architect

Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
8th May, Indian
Philosopher

C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
28th August, American
Sociologist

Evelyn KeyesEvelyn Keyes
20th November, American
Actress
Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
4th November, American
Screenwriter, Entrepreneur, Patent inventor

Rossano BrazziRossano Brazzi
18th September, Italian
Actor, Film director, Singer
Dennis DayDennis Day
21st May, American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military

Bernard LewisBernard Lewis
31st May, British
Historian, University teacher

Wellington MaraWellington Mara
14th August, American
Officer
Sherwood SchwartzSherwood Schwartz
14th November, American
Screenwriter, Television Producer

Shobhna SamarthShobhna Samarth
17th November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actress
Walker PercyWalker Percy
28th May, American
Writer, Novelist, Philosopher

Harold RobbinsHarold Robbins
21st May, American
Author

Jack VanceJack Vance
28th August, American
Writer

C. Everett KoopC. Everett Koop
14th October, American
Surgeon
Ruth WarrickRuth Warrick
29th June, American
Singer

Walt Whitman RostowWalt Whitman Rostow
7th October, American
Economist, University teacher
Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
30th November
Guitarist

Richard HofstadterRichard Hofstadter
6th August, American
Historian, Political scientist, Writer, University
Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
20th October, German
actor

Bill MelendezBill Melendez
15th November, Mexican, American
Animator
SudirmanSudirman
24th January, Indonesian
Military personnel