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

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
20th November, American
Politician

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
17th January, Indian
Actor, Politician

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
2nd March, Cuban, American
Actor
Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
6th August, American
Film actor

Zsa Zsa GaborZsa Zsa Gabor
6th February, Hungarian, American
Socialite, Actress

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25th April, American
Singer
Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
24th January, American
Actor

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
11th September, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Joan FontaineJoan Fontaine
22nd October, American
Actress

Louis ZamperiniLouis Zamperini
26th January, American
Prisoner of War Survivor

John FranzeseJohn Franzese
6th February, Italian
Crime Boss

Lena HorneLena Horne
30th June, American
Singer

Jane WymanJane Wyman
5th January, American
Actress, Singer
Allen LuddenAllen Ludden
5th October, American
Game Show Host

Jack KirbyJack Kirby
28th August, American
Comic Book Artist

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20th September, American
American basketball coach

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

Gene RayburnGene Rayburn
22nd December, American
Radio & Television Personality
Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
7th May, American
Gangster

Susan Hayward Susan Hayward
30th June, American
Actress

Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
6th June, American
Businessman
Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
6th October, American
Civil Rights Activist

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26th April, American
Master of Modern Architecture
Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
21st October, American
Bandleader

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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Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12th July, American
 
Isabel SanfordIsabel Sanford
29th August, American
Actress

Byron WhiteByron White
8th June, American
Attorney

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

Leo GorceyLeo Gorcey
3rd June, American
Actor
David BohmDavid Bohm
20th December, American
Scientist
Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
14th December, American
Actress

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
29th April, American
Actress

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19th February, American
American novelist

Rochus MischRochus Misch
29th July, German
Hitler's Bodyguard
Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18th August, American
Politician

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
6th April, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
7th June, American
Poet

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

Jo StaffordJo Stafford
12th November, American
Singer
Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
7th September, American
Painter

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

Ilya PrigogineIlya Prigogine
25th January, Belgian
Physical Chemist

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

Kenneth Erwin HaginKenneth Erwin Hagin
20th August, American
Preacher

Vera LynnVera Lynn
20th March, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29th December, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

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

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
7th November, American
Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model

Leonard ChessLeonard Chess
12th March, American
Record producer
Park Chung-heePark Chung-hee
14th November, South Korean
Politician

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
17th July, American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,
Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham
16th June, American
Publisher

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

Ossie DavisOssie Davis
18th December, American
American film actor

June AllysonJune Allyson
7th October, American
Actress
John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
22nd August, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,
Buddy RichBuddy Rich
30th September, American
Musician

David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson
7th May, British
Actor

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
13th December, Australian
Political Leaders

Pedro InfantePedro Infante
18th November, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter
June ForayJune Foray
18th September, American
voice actor, actor

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

George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
3rd May, Finnish, American, Russian
Actor

Herbert LomHerbert Lom
11th September, Czech, British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist,

John ConnallyJohn Connally
27th February, American
Politician
Jack SooJack Soo
28th October, American
Actor

Barry NelsonBarry Nelson
16th April, American
Actor
Larry O'BrienLarry O'Brien
7th July, American
Politician

Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
2nd December, American
Singer
Eric HobsbawmEric Hobsbawm
9th June, Egyptian
Historian
Kenneth E. HaginKenneth E. Hagin
20th August, American
Preacher