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

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

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
6th August, American
Film actor
Jack KirbyJack Kirby
28th August, American
Comic Book Artist

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
24th January, American
Actor

Susan Hayward Susan Hayward
30th June, American
Actress

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

Lena HorneLena Horne
30th June, American
Singer
Louis ZamperiniLouis Zamperini
26th January, American
Prisoner of War Survivor

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25th April, American
Singer

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
20th November, American
Politician
Allen LuddenAllen Ludden
5th October, American
Game Show Host

Isabel SanfordIsabel Sanford
29th August, American
Actress
I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26th April, American
Master of Modern Architecture

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

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

Jane WymanJane Wyman
5th January, American
Actress, Singer
John FranzeseJohn Franzese
6th February, Italian
Crime Boss

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10th October, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
21st October, American
Bandleader

Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25th February, British
 
Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12th July, American
 
Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20th September, American
American basketball coach

Dabbs GreerDabbs Greer
2nd April, American
Actor

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
29th April, American
Actress

Óscar RomeroÓscar Romero
15th August, Salvadoran
Archbishop of San Salvador
Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
6th June, American
Businessman

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Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
14th December, American
Actress

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

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19th February, American
American novelist

David BohmDavid Bohm
20th December, American
Scientist
Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18th August, American
Politician

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

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
7th June, American
Poet

Ilya PrigogineIlya Prigogine
25th January, Belgian
Physical Chemist
Arthur M SchlesingerArthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
15th October, American
Historian

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

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

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
24th March, British
Biochemist and Crystallographer
John CornforthJohn Cornforth
7th September, Australian, British
Nobel Prize Winner Chemist

Herbert A. HauptmaHerbert A. Hauptman
14th February, American
Mathematician

James RainwaterJames Rainwater
9th December, American
Physicist

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusto_Roa_BastosAugusto Roa Bastos
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
Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
21st May, Canadian
Stage actor, Film actor

Vera LynnVera Lynn
20th March, British
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
7th November, American
Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model

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

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
17th July, American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage 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,
June AllysonJune Allyson
7th October, American
Actress

Ossie DavisOssie Davis
18th December, American
American film actor

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

Sidney SheldonSidney Sheldon
11th February, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film
Pedro InfantePedro Infante
18th November, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter
June ForayJune Foray
18th September, American
voice actor, actor

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
4th February, Pakistani
Diplomat

Leo GorceyLeo Gorcey
3rd June, American
Actor

John ConnallyJohn Connally
30th November
Governor
Leonard ChessLeonard Chess
12th March, American
Record producer

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

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

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

Oliver TamboOliver Tambo
27th October, South African
Politician
Byron WhiteByron White
8th June, American
Officer, Lawyer, Judge, Politician

Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
12th April, Indian
Cricketer
Phil RizzutoPhil Rizzuto
25th September, American
Radio Personality, Famous Baseball Players

Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
17th May, American
trade unionist

Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
27th March, American
Former United States Secretary of State
Rochus MischRochus Misch
29th July, German
Writer, Painter, Military personnel

Miguel SerranoMiguel Serrano
10th September, Chilean
Diplomat, Writer
Nick JoaquinNick Joaquin
4th May, Filipino
Writer, Journalist

Denis HealeyDenis Healey
30th August, British
Politician

Murry WilsonMurry Wilson
2nd July, American
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter, Record producer,

Will EisnerWill Eisner
6th March, American
Cartoonist
Robert LowellRobert Lowell
1st March, American
Poet, Writer

Maya DerenMaya Deren
29th April, Russian
Filmmaker
Masahiko KimuraMasahiko Kimura
10th September, Japanese
Wrestler

Heinrich BöllHeinrich Böll
21st December, German
Writer
Carl BallantineCarl Ballantine
27th September, American
Actor, Television actor, Stage magician

Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29th December, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer
Bruce ShandBruce Shand
22nd January, British
Officer