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
Joan FontaineJoan Fontaine
22nd October, American
Actress

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi
19th November, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
20th November, American
Politician

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

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
2nd March, Cuban, American
Actor
M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
17th January, Indian
Actor, Politician

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
6th August, American
Film actor

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
24th January, American
Actor
Zsa Zsa GaborZsa Zsa Gabor
6th February, Hungarian, American
Socialite, Actress

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25th April, American
Singer
Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
11th September, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

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

Lena HorneLena Horne
30th June, American
Singer

John FranzeseJohn Franzese
6th February, Italian
Crime Boss

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

Allen LuddenAllen Ludden
5th October, American
Game Show Host

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

Fannie Lou HamerFannie Lou Hamer
6th October, American
Civil Rights Activist
Gene RayburnGene Rayburn
22nd December, American
Radio & Television Personality

Mel FerrerMel Ferrer
25th August, American
 
Susan Hayward Susan Hayward
30th June, American
Actress

Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
6th June, American
Businessman

Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
7th May, American
Gangster
I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26th April, American
Master of Modern Architecture

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
21st October, American
Bandleader
David BohmDavid Bohm
20th December, American
Scientist

Dabbs GreerDabbs Greer
2nd April, American
Actor

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20th September, American
American basketball coach
Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25th February, British
 

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Byron WhiteByron White
8th June, American
Attorney
Isabel SanfordIsabel Sanford
29th August, American
Actress

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

Óscar RomeroÓscar Romero
15th August, Salvadoran
Archbishop of San Salvador

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
12th July, American
 
Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
29th April, American
Actress
Leo GorceyLeo Gorcey
3rd June, American
Actor

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
14th December, American
Actress

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19th February, American
American novelist

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18th August, American
Politician
Robert BlochRobert Bloch
5th April, American
Novelist, Short-story Writer

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
7th June, American
Poet

Jo StaffordJo Stafford
12th November, American
Singer

Rochus MischRochus Misch
29th July, German
Hitler's Bodyguard

Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
7th September, American
Painter
Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
6th April, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

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

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
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

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

Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29th December, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

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

June AllysonJune Allyson
7th October, American
Actress

Ossie DavisOssie Davis
18th December, American
American film actor

Charlotte SalomonCharlotte Salomon
16th April, German
Artist, Painter
John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
22nd August, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,
Buddy RichBuddy Rich
30th September, American
Musician

Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham
16th June, American
Publisher

David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson
7th May, British
Actor

Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
27th March, American
Former United States Secretary of State
June ForayJune Foray
18th September, American
voice actor, actor

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

Pedro InfantePedro Infante
18th November, Mexican
Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter

John ConnallyJohn Connally
27th February, American
Politician

George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
3rd May, Finnish, American, Russian
Actor
Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
2nd December, American
Singer

Herbert LomHerbert Lom
11th September, Czech, British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist,
Barry NelsonBarry Nelson
16th April, American
Actor

Leonard ChessLeonard Chess
12th March, American
Record producer
Frederica of HanoverFrederica of Hanover
18th April, German
Queen
Jack SooJack Soo
28th October, American
Actor