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.

Pope John Paul IIPope John Paul II
18th May, Polish
The 264th Pope (Bishop of Rome)
Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
11th July, Russian
Film & Stage Actor

Mickey RooneyMickey Rooney
23rd September, American
Actor

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
2nd January, American
Writer, Professor

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
7th April, Indian
Musician, composer

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16th August, German, American
Poet
Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
1st October, American
Actor

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
3rd April, Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
17th October, American
Actor
Gene TierneyGene Tierney
19th November, American
Actress

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
17th March, Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
22nd August, American
Writer

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
29th August, American
Jazz saxophonist, composer

Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
1st August, American
Source of HeLa Cell Line

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
18th August, American
Actress

Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin
25th July, British
Chemist
Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
20th January, Italian
Film Director and Scriptwriter

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
1st April, Japanese
Actor

DeForest KelleyDeForest Kelley
20th January, American
Actor

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
11th May, American
Actor
William ConradWilliam Conrad
27th September, American
Actor, Director

Jack LordJack Lord
30th December, American
Television actor
Mario PuzoMario Puzo
15th October, American
Novelist, Screenwriter

Tony RandallTony Randall
26th February, American
Actor

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
25th February, South Korean
Religious Leader
Leona HelmsleyLeona Helmsley
4th July, American
Business Woman

LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
19th October, American
Actress
Patrick TroughtonPatrick Troughton
25th March, British
Actor

Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
30th January, American
United States Army Officer

Richard FarnsworthRichard Farnsworth
1st September, American
Actor, Stuntman
Nanette FabrayNanette Fabray
27th October, American
Actress

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K. R. NarayananK. R. Narayanan
27th October, Indian
President of India
Buster MerryfieldBuster Merryfield
27th November, British
Actor

Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
14th October, American
Painter & Journalist

P. D. JamesP. D. James
3rd August, British
Writer

Ruth GrahamRuth Graham
10th June, Chinese, American
Philanthropist, Poet, Author
Helmut NewtonHelmut Newton
31st October, Australian, German
Fashion Photographer
David BrinkleyDavid Brinkley
10th July, American
American newscaster

Isaac SternIsaac Stern
21st July, American
American violinist

Alberto SordiAlberto Sordi
15th June, Italian
Italian actor

James FarmerJames Farmer
12th January, American
Civil Rights Activist
Yang KyoungjongYang Kyoungjong
3rd March, South Korean
World War II Soldier

Douglass NorthDouglass North
5th November, American
Economist

Denton CooleyDenton Cooley
22nd August, American
Heart Surgeon

Martha BeckMartha Beck
6th May, American
Serial Killer

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29th May, Hungarian, American
Economist
Anatole BroyardAnatole Broyard
16th July, American
Writer

François JacobFrançois Jacob
17th June, French
Biologist
Baruj BenacerrafBaruj Benacerraf
29th October, Venezuelan
Immunologist

Nicolaas BloembergenNicolaas Bloembergen
11th March, American
Physicist

An WangAn Wang
7th February, Chinese, American
Co-founder of Wang Laboratories
Delbert MannDelbert Mann
30th January, American
Film Director

Lawrence R. KleinLawrence Klein
14th September, American
Economist
Edmond H. FischerEdmond H. Fischer
6th April, American
Biochemist

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
15th March, American
Physician

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
10th July, American
Physicist

Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah DevMahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
11th June, Nepalese
Former King of Nepal

Peter MitchellPeter Mitchell
22nd September, British
Biochemist
Amy ClampittAmy Clampitt
15th June, American
Poet

Cyril DombCyril Domb
9th December, Israeli, British
Theoretical Physicist

Maureen O’HaraMaureen O’Hara
17th August, Irish, American
Actress

Timothy Francis LearyTimothy Francis Leary
22nd October, American
American psychologist
Paul ScottPaul Scott
25th March, British
Novelist

Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
20th October, Slovenian
Playwright
Gene Tierney Gene Tierney
19th November, American
Actress

Bill ScottBill Scott
2nd August, American
American voice actor

Franklin J SchaffnerFranklin J Schaffner
30th May, American
Director
Frank SheeranFrank Sheeran
25th October, American
Trade unionist

James GunnJames Gunn
22nd August, American
Screenwriter
Robert PatrickRobert Patrick
23rd July, American
Producer

Ricardo MontalbánRicardo Montalbán
25th November, Mexican
Television actor, Film actor, Character actor,

Frank HerbertFrank Herbert
8th October, American
Writer
Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
22nd March, American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera

Jack WebbJack Webb
2nd April, American
Actor
James DoohanJames Doohan
3rd March, Canadian
Screenwriter, Television actor, Film actor, Actor,

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
26th May, American
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz

Jack ElamJack Elam
13th November, American
Actor

Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
30th November, American
Pianist, Songwriter
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
20th March, British
Diplomat, Socialite
Jack WardenJack Warden
18th September, American
Actor

Esther RolleEsther Rolle
8th November, American
Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress

Elizabeth AshleyElizabeth Ashley
18th March, British
Actress

Christopher Robin MilneChristopher Robin Milne
21st August, British
Author
Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16th March, German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer

Stan MusialStan Musial
21st November, American
Baseball Player

Virginia MayoVirginia Mayo
30th November, American
Actress

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
11th February, Egyptian, Italian
Ruler

Neville BrandNeville Brand
13th August, American
Actor
Clive DunnClive Dunn
9th January, British
Actor

Javier Pérez de CuéllarJavier Pérez de Cuéllar
19th January, Peruvian
Diplomat
Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
8th May, Finnish
Painter, Illustrator

John Paul StevensJohn Paul Stevens
20th April, American
Navy officer, Judge, Lawyer
Ross MartinRoss Martin
22nd March, Polish, American
Actors
Joe WeiderJoe Weider
29th November, Canadian, American
Functionary, Editor