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 Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Novelist, Professor
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Petrovichi, Russia
Died: April 6, 1992

 2 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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 3 Yul Brynner

Yul Brynner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 11th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vladivostok, Russia
Died: October 10, 1985

 4 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
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 5 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

 6 John Demjanjuk

John Demjanjuk.
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Listed In: War Criminals
Famous As: War Criminal
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dubovi Makharyntsi, Berdychiv uyezd, Kiev Governorate, Ukrainian People's Republic
Died: March 17, 2012
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 7 Charles Bukowski

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

Montgomery Clift.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 17th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Died: July 23, 1966
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 9 Walter Matthau

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

 10 Frank Sheeran

Frank Sheeran.
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Famous As: Teamster
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 14, 2003
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 11 Ricardo Montalbán

Ricardo Montalbán
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Character actor, Stage actor
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Torreón
Died: January 14, 2009

 12 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
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 13 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

 14 Timothy Francis Leary

Timothy Francis Leary.
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Listed In: Psychologists
Famous As: American psychologist
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield
Died: May 31, 1996
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 15 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

 16 Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died: January 14, 2006
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 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tungipara Upazila
Died: August 15, 1975

 18 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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 19 Gene Tierney

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

 20 Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo.
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Famous As: Novelist, Screenwriter
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: July 2, 1999
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 21 Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida U.S.
Died: November 17, 1998

 22 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
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 23 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

 24 Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini.
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Famous As: Film Director and Scriptwriter
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rimini, Kingdom of Italy
Died: October 31, 1993
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 25 Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker.
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Famous As: Jazz saxophonist, composer
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City
Died: March 12, 1955

 26 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
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 27 Leona Helmsley

Leona Helmsley.
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Listed In: Business Women
Famous As: Business Woman
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 20, 2007

 28 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
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 29 George P. Shultz

George P. Shultz
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 30 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

 31 Pran

Pran
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ballimaran, Delhi, India
Died: July 12, 2013

 32 Richard Farnsworth

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

 33 Toshiro Mifune

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

 34 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

 35 Jack Lord

Jack Lord.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Television actor
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 21, 1998

 36 William Conrad

William Conrad.
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
Died: February 11, 1994

 37 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

 38 Denver Pyle

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

 39 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

 40 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

 41 Dave Brubeck

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

 42 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

 43 Werner Klemperer

Werner Klemperer
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera singer, Violinist, Conductor, Stage actor, Pianist
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne
Died: December 6, 2000

 44 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

 45 Selma Diamond

Selma Diamond
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Listed In: Comedians
Famous As: actor, screenwriter, television actor
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Quebec
Died: May 13, 1985

 46 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

 47 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

 48 Farouk of Egypt

Farouk of Egypt
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: March 18, 1965

 49 Sun Myung Moon

Sun Myung Moon.
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Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North P'yŏng'an, North Korea
Died: September 3, 2012

 50 Sir Alfred Ernest Ramsey

Sir Alfred Ernest Ramsey
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Listed In: Football Players
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dagenham, Essex, England
Died: April 28, 1999