Famous People Born In 1920

Discover the most famous people born in 1920. The list includes people like Pope John Paul II, Isaac Asimov, Mickey Rooney, Ray Bradbury, Charles Bukowski and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, political leaders, journalists and soldiers born in 1920. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Canada and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II
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Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wadowice, Poland
Died: April 2, 2005

 2 Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Petrovichi, Russia
Died: April 6, 1992

 3 Maureen O’Hara

Maureen O’Hara
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 24, 2015
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 4 Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 2014
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 5 Montgomery Clift

Montgomery Clift
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 23, 1966

 6 Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 2000
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 7 Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Died: June 5, 2012
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 8 Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz saxophonist, composer
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Died: March 12, 1955
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 9 Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 6, 1991

 10 Christopher Robin Milne

Christopher Robin Milne
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 20, 1996
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 11 Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Notting Hill, London, England
Died: April 16, 1958

 12 Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks
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Famous As: Source of HeLa Cell Line
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Roanoke
Died: October 4, 1951
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 13 Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Andernach, Germany
Died: March 9, 1994

 14 Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 14, 2006
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 15 Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar
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Famous As: Musician, composer
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Varanasi, United Provinces, British Raj
Died: December 11, 2012

 16 Ricardo Montalbán

Ricardo Montalbán
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor who played the role of Mr. Roarke on the series, Fantasy Island and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actor's Guild in 1993.
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: January 14, 2009
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 17 DeForest Kelley

DeForest Kelley
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toccoa, Georgia, USA
Died: June 11, 1999

 18 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Bangladesh (1972-75)
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tungipara, Bangladesh
Died: August 15, 1975
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 19 Timothy Francis Leary

Timothy Francis Leary
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Famous As: American psychologist
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 31, 1996

 20 Jack Lord

Jack Lord
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 21, 1998
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 21 Tony Randall

Tony Randall
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: May 17, 2004

 22 William Conrad

William Conrad
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 11, 1994
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 23 Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Former Actress known for Florida Evans in Maude and Good Times
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Died: November 17, 1998

 24 Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo
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Famous As: Novelist, Screenwriter
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 2, 1999
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 25 Toshiro Mifune

Toshiro Mifune
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Qingdao, China
Died: December 24, 1997

 26 Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rimini, Italy
Died: October 31, 1993
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 27 Denver Pyle

Denver Pyle
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethune, Colorado, United States
Died: December 25, 1997

 28 Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: January 21, 2002
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 29 Jack Webb

Jack Webb
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA
Died: December 23, 1982

 30 LaWanda Page

LaWanda Page
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 14, 2002

 31 Jack Elam

Jack Elam
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Miami, Arizona, United States
Died: October 20, 2003

 32 James Doohan

James Doohan
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver
Died: July 20, 2005

 33 Werner Klemperer

Werner Klemperer
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 6, 2000

 34 Richard Farnsworth

Richard Farnsworth
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 6, 2000

 35 K. R. Narayanan

K. R. Narayanan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of India
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uzhavoor
Died: November 9, 2005

 36 Carwood Lipton

Carwood Lipton
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: United States Army Officer
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia
Died: December 16, 2001

 37 Stan Musial

Stan Musial
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Donora, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: January 19, 2013

 38 Jack Warden

Jack Warden
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 19, 2006

 39 Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Died: February 11, 1986

 40 Nanette Fabray

Nanette Fabray
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: February 22, 2018

 41 Buster Merryfield

Buster Merryfield
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Battersea, London, England
Died: June 23, 1999

 42 Annie Glenn

Annie Glenn
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Listed In: Philanthropists
Famous As: Disability rights activist
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: May 19, 2020

 43 Ross Martin

Ross Martin
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Famous As: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gródek, Poland
Died: July 3, 1981

 44 Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: January 17, 2005

 45 Neville Brand

Neville Brand
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Griswold, Iowa, USA
Died: April 16, 1992

 46 Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter, Illustrator
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kaarina
Died: November 7, 1991

 47 Martha Beck

Martha Beck
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milton, Florida, United States
Died: March 8, 1951

 48 Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck
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Famous As: Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Concord
Died: 2012 AD

 49 P. D. James

P. D. James
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: November 27, 2014

 50 Patrick Troughton

Patrick Troughton
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mill Hill, London, England
Died: March 28, 1987