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.

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

Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13th September, British
Novelist

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

Gregory PeckGregory Peck
5th April, American
 

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
1st May, Canadian
Actor
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
Betty GrableBetty Grable
18th December, American
American actress

Walter CronkiteWalter Cronkite
4th November, American
Broadcaster
Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14th December, American
Author

Dinah ShoreDinah Shore
29th February, American
Singer

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26th March, American
Actor

Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12th April, American
Writer

Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
12th July, Russian
Sniper
Peter FinchPeter Finch
28th September, Australian
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26th August, Austrian, American
Criminal

Van JohnsonVan Johnson
25th August, American
Actor

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
26th October, French
Former President of France
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
27th July, American
Actor

Hans-Ulrich RudelHans-Ulrich Rudel
2nd July, German
Pilot
Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
14th June, American
Actress

James HerriotJames Herriot
3rd October, British
Writer

Richard ProennekeRichard Proenneke
4th May, American
Naturalist
Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30th April, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

Francis CrickFrancis Crick
8th June, British
Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA
Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini
28th April, Italian
Founder of Automobili Lamborghini

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

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

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Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
12th April, American
Actress
Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
6th May, American
Voice Actor

Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17th November, American
Writer

P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
12th January, South African
Former Prime Minister of South Africa

Archie MooreArchie Moore
13th December, American
Boxer
Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
4th July, American
Radio Broadcaster
Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
4th May, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

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

Mercedes McCambridgeMercedes McCambridge
16th March, American
Actress

Tsutomu YamaguchiTsutomu Yamaguchi
16th March, Japanese
Survivor of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
Zail SinghZail Singh
5th May, Indian
President of India

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

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

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
4th March, German
 

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

Sid LuckmanSid Luckman
21st November, American
American Football Player

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

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

Sune BergströmSune Bergström
16th January, Swedish
Biochemist

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
19th October, French
Immunologist

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

Ken CurtisKen Curtis
2nd July, American
Singer
Elizabeth GilbertElizabeth Gilbert
23rd April, British
Actress

John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
29th June, American
Musician
C. Everett KoopC. Everett Koop
14th October, American
Surgeon

Michael GoughMichael Gough
23rd November, Malaysian, British
Actor

Kermit RooseveltKermit Roosevelt
16th February, American
Critic
Martha RayeMartha Raye
27th August, American
Actress

Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22nd April, Swiss, British, American
Conductor, Politician, Autobiographer, Jazz
Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
15th June, American
Economist, Psychologist, Politician, Sociologist,

Fernando LamasFernando Lamas
9th January, Argentinian
Actor

Harry JamesHarry James
15th March, American
American musician
Aldo MoroAldo Moro
23rd September, Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Shobhna SamarthShobhna Samarth
17th November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actress
Florynce KennedyFlorynce Kennedy
11th February, American
Autobiographer, Lawyer

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

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

Evelyn KeyesEvelyn Keyes
20th November, American
Actress
Hilary KoprowskiHilary Koprowski
5th December, Polish, American
Virologist, Immunologist
Harold RobbinsHarold Robbins
21st May, American
Author

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

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

Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
27th September, Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,
Chinmayananda SaraswatiChinmayananda Saraswati
8th May, Indian
Philosopher

Rossano BrazziRossano Brazzi
18th September, Italian
Actor, Film director, Singer

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

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

Anton DiffringAnton Diffring
20th October, German
actor
Anton RupertAnton Rupert
4th October, South African
Entrepreneur

Leonard SiffleetLeonard Siffleet
14th January, Australian
 
Bernard LewisBernard Lewis
31st May, British
Historian, University teacher

Ruth WarrickRuth Warrick
29th June, American
Singer
Jack VanceJack Vance
28th August, American
Writer
Dennis DayDennis Day
21st May, American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military