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.

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
9th December, American
Actor
Olivia de HavillandOlivia de Havilland
1st July, American
Actress

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

Gregory PeckGregory Peck
5th April, American
 

Walter CronkiteWalter Cronkite
4th November, American
Broadcaster

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
11th March, British
Former British Prime Minister
Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
26th February, American
Comedian

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14th December, American
Author

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
1st May, Canadian
Actor

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
Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12th April, American
Writer

Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
14th June, American
Actress

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

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
4th May, American
Naturalist
Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
12th July, Russian
Sniper

Peter FinchPeter Finch
28th September, Australian
Actor

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26th March, American
Actor
M. S. SubbulakshmiM. S. Subbulakshmi
16th September, Indian
Carnatic Musician

Francis CrickFrancis Crick
8th June, British
Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
27th July, American
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26th August, Austrian, American
Criminal

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

Eugene McCarthyEugene McCarthy
29th March, American
Politician
Zail SinghZail Singh
5th May, Indian
President of India
Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
12th April, American
Actress

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

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
6th May, American
Voice Actor

Maria AltmannMaria Altmann
18th February, Austrian, American
Art Collector
Archie MooreArchie Moore
13th December, American
Boxer

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

Mercedes McCambridgeMercedes McCambridge
16th March, American
Actress

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
4th March, German
 

Vladimir Petrovich DemikhovVladimir Demikhov
18th July, Russian
Organ Transplant Pioneer
Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
25th December, Algerian
First President of Algeria

Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins
15th December, British
Biophysicist
Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
26th June, American
American author

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11th May, Spanish
Writer

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
19th October, French
Immunologist
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

Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
15th June, American
Economist, Political scientist, sociologist,

Christian Boehmer AnfinsenChristian Anfinsen
26th March, American
Biochemist

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
24th July, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
11th July, Russian
Physicist

Elizabeth GilbertElizabeth Gilbert
23rd April, British
Actress

Ken CurtisKen Curtis
2nd July, American
Singer

Edward HeathEdward Heath
9th July, British
Politician, Military personnel, Journalist,
John BasiloneJohn Basilone
4th November, American
Boxer

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30th April, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer, Computer scientist,
Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17th November, American
Historian, Novelist, Writer, University teacher,

James HerriotJames Herriot
3rd October, British
Writer, Veterinarian, Autobiographer, Children's

Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
28th April, Italian
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Mechanic, Racecar driver
Hans-Ulrich RudelHans-Ulrich Rudel
2nd July, German
Aviator, Writer, Mountaineer, Officer

Tsutomu YamaguchiTsutomu Yamaguchi
16th March, Japanese
Engineer
Michael GoughMichael Gough
23rd November, Malaysian, British
Actor

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
26th February, American
Lawyer

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
15th June, American
Economist, Psychologist, Politician, Sociologist,
P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
12th January, South African
Politician

John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
29th June, American
Musician
Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22nd April, Swiss, British, American
Conductor, Politician, Autobiographer, Jazz

Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
8th May, Indian
Philosopher

Kermit RooseveltKermit Roosevelt
16th February, American
Critic

Harry JamesHarry James
15th March, American
American musician
Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
4th July, American
Radio Personality
Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
27th September, Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,

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

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

C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
28th August, American
Sociologist
Dennis DayDennis Day
21st May, American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military

Chick HearnChick Hearn
27th November, American
Journalist

Leonard SiffleetLeonard Siffleet
14th January, Australian
 

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

Rossano BrazziRossano Brazzi
18th September, Italian
Actor, Film director, Singer
Sherwood SchwartzSherwood Schwartz
14th November, American
Screenwriter, Television Producer

Shobhna SamarthShobhna Samarth
17th November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actress
Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
4th November, American
Screenwriter, Entrepreneur, Patent inventor

Walker PercyWalker Percy
28th May, American
Writer, Novelist, Philosopher

Bernard LewisBernard Lewis
31st May, British
Historian, University teacher
Chiang Wei-kuoChiang Wei-kuo
6th October
Politician

Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
30th November
Guitarist
Wellington MaraWellington Mara
14th August, American
Officer

Richard HofstadterRichard Hofstadter
6th August, American
Historian, Political scientist, Writer, University

Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
20th October, German
actor

Hilary KoprowskiHilary Koprowski
5th December, Polish, American
Virologist, Immunologist
Rafael CalderaRafael Caldera
24th January, Venezuelan
President

Jagjit Singh AuroraJagjit Singh Aurora
31st January, Indian
General
SudirmanSudirman
24th January, Indonesian
Military personnel

Walt Whitman RostowWalt Whitman Rostow
7th October, American
Economist, University teacher
Horton FooteHorton Foote
14th March, American
Screenwriter, Playwright, Actor

Judy CampbellJudy Campbell
31st May, British
Actor, Playwright
William RosenbergWilliam Rosenberg
10th June, American
Entrepreneur