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

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

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
2nd March, Cuban, American
Actor

Zsa Zsa GaborZsa Zsa Gabor
6th February, Hungarian, American
Socialite, Actress
Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
6th August, American
Film actor

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25th April, American
Singer

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
11th September, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
24th January, American
Actor
Joan FontaineJoan Fontaine
22nd October, American
Actress

Lena HorneLena Horne
30th June, American
Singer
Isabel SanfordIsabel Sanford
29th August, American
Actress

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

Jane WymanJane Wyman
5th January, American
Actress, Singer
Jack KirbyJack Kirby
28th August, American
Comic Book Artist

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10th October, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer
Allen LuddenAllen Ludden
5th October, American
Game Show Host

John FranzeseJohn Franzese
6th February, Italian
Crime Boss

Gene RayburnGene Rayburn
22nd December, American
Radio & Television Personality
Mel FerrerMel Ferrer
25th August, American
 

Susan Hayward Susan Hayward
30th June, American
Actress
Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
21st October, American
Bandleader

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26th April, American
Master of Modern Architecture

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
20th November, American
Politician

Óscar RomeroÓscar Romero
15th August, Salvadoran
Archbishop of San Salvador
Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25th February, British
 
Byron WhiteByron White
8th June, American
Attorney

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12th July, American
 

Dabbs GreerDabbs Greer
2nd April, American
Actor

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
29th April, American
Actress
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
4th February, Pakistani
Former President of Pakistan

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Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
6th June, American
Businessman

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

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
14th December, American
Actress

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20th September, American
American basketball coach
Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19th February, American
American novelist

David BohmDavid Bohm
20th December, American
Scientist
Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
6th April, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18th August, American
Politician

Robert BlochRobert Bloch
5th April, American
Novelist, Short-story Writer
Jo StaffordJo Stafford
12th November, American
Singer

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
7th June, American
Poet
Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
7th September, American
Painter

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

Robert Burn WoodworthRobert Burns Woodward
10th April, American
Organic Chemist
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
22nd November, British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

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
Adam MalikAdam Malik
22nd July, Indonesian
Former Vice President of Indonesia

Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman
14th February, American
Mathematician
James RainwaterJames Rainwater
9th December, American
Physicist

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13th June, Paraguayan
Novelist

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
Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
21st May, Canadian
Stage actor, Film actor

Henry Ford IIHenry Ford II
4th September, American
Businessman
Pedro InfantePedro Infante
18th November, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter

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

Buddy RichBuddy Rich
30th September, American
Musician

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
17th July, American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,
David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson
7th May, British
Actor
Richard BooneRichard Boone
18th June, American
Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor

Park Chung-heePark Chung-hee
14th November, South Korean
Former President of South Korea

John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
22nd August, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
7th November, American
Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model
June AllysonJune Allyson
7th October, American
Actress

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
13th December, Australian
Political Leaders

Ossie DavisOssie Davis
18th December, American
American film actor

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

Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham
16th June, American
Publisher
Herbert LomHerbert Lom
11th September, Czech, British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist,

Sidney SheldonSidney Sheldon
11th February, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film
Jack SooJack Soo
28th October, American
Actor

Denis HealeyDenis Healey
30th August, British
Politician

June ForayJune Foray
18th September, American
voice actor, actor
Leo GorceyLeo Gorcey
3rd June, American
Actor

John ConnallyJohn Connally
30th November
Governor
Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
2nd December, American
Singer

Kenneth E. HaginKenneth E. Hagin
20th August, American
Preacher

Eric HobsbawmEric Hobsbawm
9th June, Egyptian
Historian

SantoEl Santo
23rd September, Mexican
Actor
Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29th December, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Barry NelsonBarry Nelson
16th April, American
Actor
Robert LowellRobert Lowell
1st March, American
Poet, Writer

Nick JoaquinNick Joaquin
4th May, Filipino
Writer, Journalist
Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
12th April, Indian
Cricketer

Oliver TamboOliver Tambo
27th October, South African
Politician
Phil RizzutoPhil Rizzuto
25th September, American
Radio Personality, Famous Baseball Players