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.

Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
(Film & Stage Actor)

11th July

Russian

Pope John Paul IIPope John Paul II
(The 264th Pope (Bishop of Rome))

18th May

Polish

Mickey RooneyMickey Rooney
(Actor)

23rd September

American

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
(Writer, Professor)

2nd January

American

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
(Poet)

16th August

German,American

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
(Musician, composer)

7th April

Indian

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
(First Prime Minister of Bangladesh)

17th March

Bangladeshi

Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
(Actor)

17th October

American

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
(Writer)

22nd August

American

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
(Actor)

1st October

American

Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin
(Chemist)

25th July

British

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
(Jazz saxophonist, composer)

29th August

American

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Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
(Source of HeLa Cell Line)

1st August

American

Gene TierneyGene Tierney
(Actress)

19th November

American

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
(Actress)

18th August

American

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
(Actor)

11th May

American

Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
(Film Director and Scriptwriter)

20th January

Italian

Tony RandallTony Randall
(Actor)

26th February

American

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William ConradWilliam Conrad
(Actor, Director)

27th September

American

LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
(Actress)

19th October

American

Leona HelmsleyLeona Helmsley
(Business Woman)

4th July

American

Mario PuzoMario Puzo
(Novelist, Screenwriter)

15th October

American

Jack LordJack Lord
(Television actor)

30th December

American

K. R. NarayananK. R. Narayanan
(President of India)

27th October

Indian

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Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
(Religious Leader)

25th February

South Korean

Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
(United States Army Officer)

30th January

American

Nanette FabrayNanette Fabray
(Actress)

27th October

American

Buster MerryfieldBuster Merryfield
(Actor)

27th November

British

Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
(Painter & Journalist)

14th October

American

Ruth GrahamRuth Graham
(Philanthropist, Poet, Author)

10th June

Chinese,American

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Helmut NewtonHelmut Newton
(Fashion Photographer)

31st October

Australian,German

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
(War Criminal)

3rd April

Ukrainian,American

David BrinkleyDavid Brinkley
(American newscaster)

10th July

American

Yang KyoungjongYang Kyoungjong
(World War II Soldier)

3rd March

South Korean

James FarmerJames Farmer
(Civil Rights Activist)

12th January

American

Isaac SternIsaac Stern
(American violinist)

21st July

American

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Denton CooleyDenton Cooley
(Heart Surgeon)

22nd August

American

Douglass NorthDouglass North
(Economist)

5th November

American

Anatole BroyardAnatole Broyard
(Writer)

16th July

American

Alberto SordiAlberto Sordi
(Italian actor)

15th June

Italian

An WangAn Wang
(Co-founder of Wang Laboratories)

7th February

Chinese,American

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
(Economist)

29th May

Hungarian,American

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Baruj BenacerrafBaruj Benacerraf
(Immunologist)

29th October

Venezuelan

François JacobFrançois Jacob
(Biologist)

17th June

French

Delbert MannDelbert Mann
(Film Director)

30th January

American

Lawrence R. KleinLawrence Klein
(Economist)

14th September

American

Nicolaas BloembergenNicolaas Bloembergen
(Physicist)

11th March

American

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
(Physician)

15th March

American

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Edmond H. FischerEdmond H. Fischer
(Biochemist)

6th April

American

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
(Physicist)

10th July

American

Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah DevMahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
(Former King of Nepal)

11th June

Nepalese

Amy ClampittAmy Clampitt
(Poet)

15th June

American

Cyril DombCyril Domb
(Theoretical Physicist)

9th December

Israeli,British

Peter MitchellPeter Mitchell
(Biochemist)

22nd September

British

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Maureen O’HaraMaureen O’Hara
(Actress)

17th August

Irish

Paul ScottPaul Scott
(Novelist)

25th March

British

Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
(Playwright)

20th October

Slovenian

Bill ScottBill Scott
(American voice actor)

2nd August

American

Gene Tierney Gene Tierney
(Actress)

19th November

American

Timothy Francis LearyTimothy Francis Leary
(American psychologist)

22nd October

American

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Franklin J SchaffnerFranklin J Schaffner
(Director)

30th May

American

Ricardo MontalbánRicardo Montalbán
(Television actor, Film actor, Character actor, Stage actor)

25th November

Mexican

Frank SheeranFrank Sheeran
(Trade unionist)

25th October

American

James DoohanJames Doohan
(Screenwriter, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

3rd March

Canadian

Esther RolleEsther Rolle
(Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress)

8th November

American

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
(Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera singer, Violinist, Conductor, Stage actor, Pianist)

22nd March

American

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Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
(Pianist, Songwriter)

30th November

American

John Paul StevensJohn Paul Stevens
(Navy officer, Judge, Lawyer)

20th April

American

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
(Film actor, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Autobiographer, Radio personality)

26th May

American

Jack WardenJack Warden
(Actor)

18th September

American

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
(Actor, Film producer, Film actor)

1st April

Chinese,Japanese

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
(Politician, Coin collecting)

11th February

Egyptian

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Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
(Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer)

16th March

German

Joe WeiderJoe Weider
(Functionary, Editor)

29th November

Canadian,American

P. D. JamesP. D. James
(Writer, Politician, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

3rd August

British

Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
(Painter, Illustrator)

8th May

Finnish

Richard FarnsworthRichard Farnsworth
(Film Actor, Television Actor)

30th November

American

Leo McKernLeo McKern
(Actor)

16th March

Australian

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Bill CullenBill Cullen
(Actor)

18th February

American

Byron De La BeckwithByron De La Beckwith
(Murderer)

30th November

American

Hughie GreenHughie Green
(Television presenter, Actor, Television producer)

2nd February

British

Wayne ThiebaudWayne Thiebaud
(Painter, University teacher, Artist)

15th November

American

Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler

14th March

German

Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
(Military personnel, Soldier)

18th February

Polish,American

Karl AlbrechtKarl Albrecht
(Entrepreneur)

20th February

German

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
(Diplomat, Socialite)

20th March

British

Paul FreesPaul Frees
(Actor, Screenwriter, Dub actor, Film actor, Television actor)

22nd June

American

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Psychiatrist, Scientist, Writer, University teacher)

15th April

Hungarian,American

Boris VianBoris Vian
(Polymath, Singer, Poet, Trumpeter, Lyricist, Painter, Translator, Engineer, Librettist, Playwright, Journalist, Writer, Songwriter, Musician, Composer, Screenwriter, Jazz musician, Literary critic, Music journalist)

10th March

French

Jeff CooperJeff Cooper
(Officer, Author, Journalist, Sport shooter, Writer)

10th May

American

Clarice LispectorClarice Lispector
(Writer, Screenwriter, Translator, Journalist, Novelist)

10th December

Brazilian

Gail HalvorsenGail Halvorsen
(Officer, Aviator)

10th October

American

Melina MercouriMelina Mercouri
(Actress)

31st October

Greek

Henry HeimlichHenry Heimlich
(Physician, University teacher)

3rd February

American

Nanabhoy PalkhivalaNanabhoy Palkhivala
(Lawyer, Economist, Diplomat)

16th January

Indian

Helen ThomasHelen Thomas
(Television Personality, Journalist)

4th August

American

Satish DhawanSatish Dhawan
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)

25th September

Indian

Elmo ZumwaltElmo Zumwalt
(Officer)

29th November

American

Philippa FootPhilippa Foot
(Philosopher, University teacher)

3rd October

British