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
(35th President of the United States)

29th May

American

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz

2nd March

Cuban,American

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi

19th November

Indian

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
(Biochemist and Crystallographer)

24th March

British

Dean MartinDean Martin
(Actor, Comedian, Singer)

7th June

American

Jack KirbyJack Kirby
(Comic Book Artist)

28th August

American

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
(Film actor)

6th August

American

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
(Actor)

24th January

American

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
(Former President of the Philippines)

11th September

Filipino

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
(Singer)

25th April

American

Zsa Zsa GaborZsa Zsa Gabor
(Socialite, Actress)

6th February

Hungarian,American

Joan FontaineJoan Fontaine
(Actress)

22nd October

American

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Louis ZamperiniLouis Zamperini
(Prisoner of War Survivor)

26th January

American

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
(Actor, Politician)

17th January

Indian

Lena HorneLena Horne
(Singer)

30th June

American

Jane WymanJane Wyman
(Actress, Singer)

5th January

American

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
(Politician)

20th November

American

Allen LuddenAllen Ludden
(Game Show Host)

5th October

American

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Gene RayburnGene Rayburn
(Radio & Television Personality)

22nd December

American

Mel FerrerMel Ferrer

25th August

American

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
(Jazz Pianist & Composer)

10th October

American

Susan Hayward Susan Hayward
(Actress)

30th June

American

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
(Bandleader)

21st October

American

John FranzeseJohn Franzese
(Crime Boss)

6th February

Italian

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I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
(Master of Modern Architecture)

26th April

American

Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess

25th February

British

Isabel SanfordIsabel Sanford
(Actress)

29th August

American

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
(American basketball coach)

20th September

American

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth

12th July

American

Dabbs GreerDabbs Greer
(Actor)

2nd April

American

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Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
(Businessman)

6th June

American

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
(Actress)

14th December

American

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
(Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter)

6th April

Mexican

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
(Poet)

7th June

American

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
(American novelist)

19th February

American

David BohmDavid Bohm
(Scientist)

20th December

American

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Robert BlochRobert Bloch
(Novelist, Short-story Writer)

5th April

American

Theodore HesburghTheodore Hesburgh
(15th President of the University of Notre Dame)

25th May

American

Arthur M SchlesingerArthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
(Historian)

15th October

American

Ilya PrigogineIlya Prigogine
(Physical Chemist)

25th January

Belgian

Robert Burn WoodworthRobert Burns Woodward
(Organic Chemist)

10th April

American

Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
(Physiologist & Biophysicist)

22nd November

British

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Christian de DuveChristian de Duve
(Biochemist)

2nd October

Belgian

Adam MalikAdam Malik
(Former Vice President of Indonesia)

22nd July

Indonesian

John CornforthJohn Cornforth
(Nobel Prize Winner Chemist)

7th September

Australian,British

Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman
(Mathematician)

14th February

American

James RainwaterJames Rainwater
(Physicist)

9th December

American

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusto_Roa_BastosAugusto Roa Bastos
(Novelist)

13th June

Paraguayan

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Óscar RomeroÓscar Romero
(Archbishop of San Salvador)

15th August

Salvadoran

André-Marie MbidaAndré-Marie Mbida
(Statesman)

1st January

Cameroonian

Constantine AndreouConstantine Andreou
(Painter, Sculptor)

24th March

Brazilian,Greek

Park-Chung-heePark-Chung-hee
(Former President of South Korea)

14th November

South Korean

Sir Arthur Charles ClarkeSir Arthur Charles Clarke
(Writer)

16th December

British

Rodney R. PorterRodney R. Porter
(Biochemist)

8th October

British

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Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
(Stage actor, Film actor)

21st May

Canadian

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
(Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model)

7th November

American

Vera LynnVera Lynn
(Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter)

20th March

British

Richard BooneRichard Boone
(Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor)

18th June

American

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
(Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

17th July

American

Park Chung-heePark Chung-hee
(Former President of South Korea)

14th November

South Korean

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Ossie DavisOssie Davis
(American film actor)

18th December

American

John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer)

22nd August

American

Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
(Civil Rights Activist, Philanthropist)

6th October

American

Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
(Cricketer)

12th April

Indian

Pedro InfantePedro Infante
(Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter)

18th November

Mexican

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
(Diplomat)

4th February

Pakistani

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Sidney SheldonSidney Sheldon
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film director, Actor, Television producer, Author)

11th February

American

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
(Actress)

29th April

American

John ConnallyJohn Connally
(Governor)

30th November

June ForayJune Foray
(voice actor, actor)

18th September

American

Herbert LomHerbert Lom
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist, Character actor, Writer)

11th September

Czech,British

Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
(Painter)

7th September

American

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Byron WhiteByron White
(Officer, Lawyer, Judge, Politician)

8th June

American

Leonard ChessLeonard Chess
(Record producer)

12th March

American

Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
(Former United States Secretary of State)

27th March

American

Kenneth E. HaginKenneth E. Hagin
(Preacher)

20th August

American

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
(Government Official, Lawyer)

30th November

American

Rochus MischRochus Misch
(Writer, Painter, Military personnel)

29th July

German

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Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
(trade unionist)

17th May

American

Oliver TamboOliver Tambo
(Politician)

27th October

South African

Phil RizzutoPhil Rizzuto
(Radio Personality, Famous Baseball Players)

25th September

American

Nick JoaquinNick Joaquin
(Writer, Journalist)

4th May

Filipino

Urie BronfenbrennerUrie Bronfenbrenner
(Psychologist, Academic, University teacher, Writer)

29th April

American

Masahiko KimuraMasahiko Kimura
(Wrestler)

10th September

Japanese

Will EisnerWill Eisner
(Cartoonist)

6th March

American

Denis HealeyDenis Healey
(Politician)

30th August

British

Robert LowellRobert Lowell
(Poet, Writer)

1st March

American

Maya DerenMaya Deren
(Filmmaker)

29th April

Russian

Miguel SerranoMiguel Serrano
(Diplomat, Writer)

10th September

Chilean

Irving PennIrving Penn
(Photographer)

16th June

American

Heinrich BöllHeinrich Böll
(Writer)

21st December

German

Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer)

29th December

Indian

Slim KeithSlim Keith
(Model, Socialite)

15th July

American

Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
(Mathematician, Meteorologist, University teacher)

23rd May

American

Jerry WexlerJerry Wexler
(Record producer, Journalist, Composer)

10th January

American

Murry WilsonMurry Wilson
(Musician, Pianist, Songwriter, Record producer, Talent manager)

2nd July

American

Nur Muhammad TarakiNur Muhammad Taraki
(Politician, Poet, Writer, Journalist)

15th July

Afghan

John Fitzgerald KennedyJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy
(Politician, Military Officer, Author)

29th May

American

Ettore SottsassEttore Sottsass
(Architect, Designer, Painter)

14th September

Austrian,Italian