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
Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
11th March, British
Former British Prime Minister

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
 

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

Betty GrableBetty Grable
18th December, American
American actress
Walter CronkiteWalter Cronkite
4th November, American
Broadcaster

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14th December, American
Author

Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
12th July, Russian
Sniper

Peter FinchPeter Finch
28th September, Australian
Actor

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
26th October, French
Former President of France
Van JohnsonVan Johnson
25th August, American
Actor

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
4th May, American
Naturalist

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26th March, American
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26th August, Austrian, American
Criminal
Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
28th April, Italian
Founder of Automobili Lamborghini

Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
14th June, American
Actress
Eugene McCarthyEugene McCarthy
29th March, American
Politician

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30th April, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

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

James HerriotJames Herriot
3rd October, British
Writer
M. S. SubbulakshmiM. S. Subbulakshmi
16th September, Indian
Carnatic Musician

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

Hans-Ulrich RudelHans-Ulrich Rudel
2nd July, German
Pilot
Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12th April, American
Writer

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P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
12th January, South African
Former Prime Minister of South Africa
James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
29th February, American
Negotiator

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
6th May, American
Voice Actor

Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17th November, American
Writer

Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
12th April, American
Actress
Archie MooreArchie Moore
13th December, American
Boxer
Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
4th May, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

Mercedes McCambridgeMercedes McCambridge
16th March, American
Actress

Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
4th July, American
Radio Broadcaster

Zail SinghZail Singh
5th May, Indian
President of India
Maria AltmannMaria Altmann
18th February, Austrian, American
Art Collector

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

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
Sid LuckmanSid Luckman
21st November, American
American Football Player

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

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

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
19th October, French
Immunologist

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

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

John BasiloneJohn Basilone
4th November, American
Boxer

Elizabeth GilbertElizabeth Gilbert
23rd April, British
Actress

Ken CurtisKen Curtis
2nd July, American
Singer
John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
29th June, American
Musician

Tsutomu YamaguchiTsutomu Yamaguchi
16th March, Japanese
Engineer
Martha RayeMartha Raye
27th August, American
Actress

Michael GoughMichael Gough
23rd November, Malaysian, British
Actor

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
15th June, American
Economist, Psychologist, Politician, Sociologist,
Leonard SiffleetLeonard Siffleet
14th January, Australian
 

Kermit RooseveltKermit Roosevelt
16th February, American
Critic
Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22nd April, Swiss, British, American
Conductor, Politician, Autobiographer, Jazz

Chick HearnChick Hearn
27th November, American
Journalist

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

Rossano BrazziRossano Brazzi
18th September, Italian
Actor, Film director, Singer
Aldo MoroAldo Moro
23rd September, Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
4th November, American
Screenwriter, Entrepreneur, Patent inventor

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

Jacque FrescoJacque Fresco
13th March, American
Futurist, Designer, Writer, Architect
C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
28th August, American
Sociologist
Evelyn KeyesEvelyn Keyes
20th November, American
Actress

Wellington MaraWellington Mara
14th August, American
Officer

Sherwood SchwartzSherwood Schwartz
14th November, American
Screenwriter, Television Producer

C. Everett KoopC. Everett Koop
14th October, American
Surgeon
Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
8th May, Indian
Philosopher

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

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

Harold RobbinsHarold Robbins
21st May, American
Author

Elliot HandlerElliot Handler
9th April, American
Entrepreneur
Dennis DayDennis Day
21st May, American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military

Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
27th September, Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,
Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
20th October, German
actor

Jack VanceJack Vance
28th August, American
Writer
Bill MelendezBill Melendez
15th November, Mexican, American
Animator
Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
30th November
Guitarist