Famous People Born In 1917

Discover the most famous people born in 1917. The list includes people like Indira Gandhi, Louis Zamperini, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Ferdinand Marcos, Desi Arnaz and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, novelists and actresses born in 1917. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy
29th May, American
35th President of the United States
Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi
19th November, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Dean MartinDean Martin
7th June, American
Actor, Comedian, Singer

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
2nd March, Cuban, American
Actor

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
20th November, American
Politician

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
17th January, Indian
Actor, Politician
Zsa Zsa GaborZsa Zsa Gabor
6th February, Hungarian, American
Socialite, Actress

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
6th August, American
Film actor

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
11th September, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Louis ZamperiniLouis Zamperini
26th January, American
Prisoner of War Survivor

Joan FontaineJoan Fontaine
22nd October, American
Actress
Jane WymanJane Wyman
5th January, American
Actress, Singer

Byron WhiteByron White
8th June, American
Attorney

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
24th January, American
Actor

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25th April, American
Singer

Jack KirbyJack Kirby
28th August, American
Comic Book Artist
Allen LuddenAllen Ludden
5th October, American
Game Show Host

John FranzeseJohn Franzese
6th February, Italian
Crime Boss

Lena HorneLena Horne
30th June, American
Singer

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10th October, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer
Mel FerrerMel Ferrer
25th August, American
 

Gene RayburnGene Rayburn
22nd December, American
Radio & Television Personality
Susan HaywardSusan Hayward
30th June, American
Actress

Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
6th October, American
Civil Rights Activist

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
21st October, American
Bandleader
Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
7th May, American
Gangster

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26th April, American
Master of Modern Architecture
Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20th September, American
American basketball coach

Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25th February, British
 

Dabbs GreerDabbs Greer
2nd April, American
Actor
Óscar RomeroÓscar Romero
15th August, Salvadoran
Archbishop of San Salvador

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Isabel SanfordIsabel Sanford
29th August, American
Actress
Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
6th June, American
Businessman

David BohmDavid Bohm
20th December, Brazilian, British, American
Scientist

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
4th February, Pakistani
Former President of Pakistan

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12th July, American
 
Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
14th December, American
Actress
Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
7th September, American
Painter

Robert BlochRobert Bloch
5th April, American
Novelist, Short-story Writer

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18th August, American
Politician

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19th February, American
American novelist
Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
6th April, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
29th April, American
Actress

Leo GorceyLeo Gorcey
3rd June, American
Actor

Jo StaffordJo Stafford
12th November, American
Singer

Rochus MischRochus Misch
29th July, German
Hitler's Bodyguard
Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
7th June, American
Poet

Robert LowellRobert Lowell
1st March, American
Poet
Arthur M SchlesingerArthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
15th October, American
Historian

Theodore HesburghTheodore Hesburgh
25th May, American
15th President of the University of Notre Dame

Ilya PrigogineIlya Prigogine
25th January, Belgian
Physical Chemist
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
22nd November, British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

Robert Burn WoodworthRobert Burns Woodward
10th April, American
Organic Chemist
Adam MalikAdam Malik
22nd July, Indonesian
Former Vice President of Indonesia

Christian de DuveChristian de Duve
2nd October, Belgian
Biochemist

John CornforthJohn Cornforth
7th September, Australian, British
Nobel Prize Winner Chemist

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
24th March, British
Biochemist and Crystallographer

Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman
14th February, American
Mathematician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusto_Roa_BastosAugusto Roa Bastos
13th June, Paraguayan
Novelist

James RainwaterJames Rainwater
9th December, American
Physicist

André-Marie MbidaAndré-Marie Mbida
1st January, Cameroonian
Statesman

Constantine AndreouConstantine Andreou
24th March, Brazilian, Greek
Painter, Sculptor
Kenneth Erwin HaginKenneth Erwin Hagin
20th August, American
Preacher

Park-Chung-heePark-Chung-hee
14th November, South Korean
Former President of South Korea
Sir Arthur Charles ClarkeSir Arthur Charles Clarke
16th December, British
Writer

Rodney R. PorterRodney R. Porter
8th October, British
Biochemist

Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
21st May, Canadian, American
Actor
Henry Ford IIHenry Ford II
4th September, American
Businessman

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
13th December, Australian
Political Leaders
Buddy RichBuddy Rich
30th September, American
Musician

Richard BooneRichard Boone
18th June, American
Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
7th November, American
Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model
Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
17th July, American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,

Park Chung-heePark Chung-hee
14th November, South Korean
Politician
John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
22nd August, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,

Vera LynnVera Lynn
20th March, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter

June AllysonJune Allyson
7th October, American
Actress

Oliver TamboOliver Tambo
27th October, South African
Politician
Ossie DavisOssie Davis
18th December, American
American film actor
June ForayJune Foray
18th September, American
voice actor, actor

John ConnallyJohn Connally
27th February, American
Politician

David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson
7th May, British
Actor

Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham
16th June, American
Publisher
Pedro InfantePedro Infante
18th November, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter

Jack SooJack Soo
28th October, American
Actor

Barry NelsonBarry Nelson
16th April, American
Actor

Sidney SheldonSidney Sheldon
11th February, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film

Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
27th March, American
Former United States Secretary of State
Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29th December, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
3rd May, Finnish, American, Russian
Actor
Herbert LomHerbert Lom
11th September, Czech, British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist,

Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
2nd December, American
Singer
Larry O'BrienLarry O'Brien
7th July, American
Politician
Nick JoaquinNick Joaquin
4th May, Filipino
Writer, Journalist