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.

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

Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12th April, American
Writer

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
9th December, American
Actor

Gregory PeckGregory Peck
5th April, American
Actor

James HerriotJames Herriot
3rd October, British
Writer
Olivia de HavillandOlivia de Havilland
1st July, French, British, American
Actress

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

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
26th February, American
Comedian
John BasiloneJohn Basilone
4th November, Italian, American
Armed Force Officer

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

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

Betty GrableBetty Grable
18th December, American
American actress
Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26th March, American
Actor

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

Van JohnsonVan Johnson
25th August, American
Actor

Peter FinchPeter Finch
28th September, Australian
Actor
Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26th August, Austrian, American
Criminal

Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
27th July, American
Actor
Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
12th July, Russian
Sniper

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
4th May, American
Naturalist

Hans-Ulrich RudelHans-Ulrich Rudel
2nd July, German
Pilot
Francis CrickFrancis Crick
8th June, British
Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30th April, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer
James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
29th February, American
Negotiator

Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17th November, American
Writer

Eugene McCarthyEugene McCarthy
29th March, American
Politician
P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
12th January, South African
Former Prime Minister of South Africa

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Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
28th April, Italian
Founder of Automobili Lamborghini
Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
12th April, American
Actress

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
17th April, Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

M. S. SubbulakshmiM. S. Subbulakshmi
16th September, Indian
Carnatic Musician

Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
14th June, American
Actress
Gough WhitlamGough Whitlam
11th July, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Archie MooreArchie Moore
13th December, American
Boxer

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

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
6th May, American
Voice Actor

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

Mercedes McCambridgeMercedes McCambridge
16th March, American
Actress

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

Maria AltmannMaria Altmann
18th February, Austrian, American
Art Collector

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

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
4th March, German
 
Vladimir Petrovich DemikhovVladimir Demikhov
18th July, Russian
Organ Transplant Pioneer

Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins
15th December, British
Biophysicist

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
24th July, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer
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
Frederick Chapman RobbinsFrederick Chapman Robbins
25th August, American
Virologist and Paediatrician

Vernon PresleyVernon Presley
10th April, American
Elvis Presley's Father

Sune BergströmSune Bergström
16th January, Swedish
Biochemist

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
19th October, French
Immunologist
Ken CurtisKen Curtis
2nd July, American
Singer

Maxene AndrewsMaxene Andrews
3rd January, American
Soprano
Hal SmithHal Smith
24th August, American
actor, dub actor, screenwriter, disc jockey,

Martha RayeMartha Raye
27th August, American
Actress

Michael GoughMichael Gough
23rd November, Malaysian, British
Actor
John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
29th June, American
Musician

Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
5th March, Indian
Politician
George MontgomeryGeorge Montgomery
29th August, American
Film actor

Fernando LamasFernando Lamas
9th January, Argentinian
Actor

Aldo MoroAldo Moro
23rd September, Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher
Evelyn KeyesEvelyn Keyes
20th November, American
Actress

Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22nd April, Swiss, British, American
Volinist
Sherwood SchwartzSherwood Schwartz
14th November, American
Television producer

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

Elena CeauşescuElena Ceauşescu
7th January, Romanian
Romanian politician

MoondogMoondog
26th May, American
Musician
Harry JamesHarry James
15th March, American
American musician
Shobhna SamarthShobhna Samarth
17th November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actress

Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
27th September, Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,

Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
4th November, American
Businesswoman

C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
28th August, American
Sociologist
Rossano BrazziRossano Brazzi
18th September, Italian
Actor, Film director, Singer

Kermit RooseveltKermit Roosevelt
16th February, American
Critic

Duong Van MinhDuong Van Minh
16th February, Vietnamese
Politician

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

Marcel CerdanMarcel Cerdan
22nd July, French
Boxer
Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
20th October, German
actor

Leonard SiffleetLeonard Siffleet
14th January, Australian
 
C. Everett KoopC. Everett Koop
14th October, American
Surgeon

Harold RobbinsHarold Robbins
21st May, American
Author
John H. Wood, Jr.John H. Wood, Jr.
31st March, American
 
Chiang Wei-kuoChiang Wei-kuo
6th October
Politician