Famous People Born In 1921

Discover the most famous people born in 1921. The list includes people like Verghese Kurien, Nancy Reagan, Sugar Ray Robinson, Charles Bronson, Gene Roddenberry and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, actresses and poets born in 1921. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Charles BronsonCharles Bronson

3rd November

American

Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
(Former First Lady of the United States)

6th July

American

P. V. Narasimha RaoP. V. Narasimha Rao
(Prime Minister of India)

28th June

Indian

John GlennJohn Glenn
(Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth)

18th July

American

Lana TurnerLana Turner
(Actress)

8th February

American

Jane RussellJane Russell
(Actress)

21st June

American

Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
(Indian filmmaker)

2nd May

Indian

Sugar Ray RobinsonSugar Ray Robinson
(Former Welterweight and Middleweight Boxing Champion)

3rd May

American

Ben BradleeBen Bradlee
(Newspaper Editor & Journalist)

26th August

American

Tommy CooperTommy Cooper
(Comedian)

19th March

British

Gene RoddenberryGene Roddenberry

19th August

American

Deborah Kerr Deborah Kerr
(Actress)

30th September

British

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Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
(Actor)

24th February

American

Sophie SchollSophie Scholl
(Anti-Nazi Activist)

9th May

German

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
(Joseph Stalin's Son)

21st March

Russian

Brian KeithBrian Keith
(Actor)

14th November

American

Nancy KulpNancy Kulp
(Actress)

28th August

American

Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
(Social Entrepreneur)

26th November

Indian

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Steve AllenSteve Allen

26th December

American

John RawlsJohn Rawls
(American Philosopher)

21st February

American

James WhitmoreJames Whitmore
(Actor)

1st October

American

Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
(Educator and Philosopher)

19th September

Brazilian

Judy Holliday Judy Holliday
(Actress)

21st June

American

Alex HaleyAlex Haley
(Writer)

11th August

American

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Betty FriedanBetty Friedan
(Feminist, Writer)

4th February

American

Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
(The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’)

21st May

Russian

Alexis SmithAlexis Smith
(Actress)

8th June

Canadian

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
(Murderer)

28th March

German,Polish

R K LaxmanR. K. Laxman
(Cartoonist & Creator of 'The Common Man")

24th October

Indian

Prince PhilipPrince Philip
(Prince consort)

10th June

Danish,Greek

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John LindsayJohn Lindsay
(Politician, Former Mayor of New York City)

24th November

American

Simone SignoretSimone Signoret
(Actress)

25th March

French

Kenneth ArrowKenneth Arrow
(Economist & Political Theorist)

23rd August

American

George Roy HillGeorge Roy Hill
(Film Director)

20th December

American

Nancy KellyNancy Kelly
(Actress)

25th March

American

Rosalyn Sussman YalowRosalyn Sussman Yalow
(Medical Physicist)

19th July

American

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Jack ClaytonJack Clayton
(Film Director)

1st March

British

Karel Appel Karel Appel
(Painter, Sculptor, Poet)

25th April

Dutch

Jack SteinbergerJack Steinberger
(Physicist)

25th May

American

Michael CacoyannisMichael Cacoyannis
(Film Director)

11th June

Greek

Arthur Leonard Schawlow Arthur Leonard Schawlow
(Physicist)

5th May

American

Geoffrey Wilkinson Geoffrey Wilkinson
(Chemist)

14th July

British

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Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
(Biochemist)

15th July

American

Blaže KoneskiBlaže Koneski
(Poet)

19th December

Macedonian

Pham DuyPham Duy
(Songwriter)

5th October

American

Oskar Gröning Oskar Groening
(War Criminal)

10th June

German

Alexander DubcekAlexander Dubcek
(Politician)

27th November

Czech,Slovak

Jonas KubiliusJonas Kubilius
(Mathematician)

27th July

Lithuanian

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Gerard DebreuGerard Debreu
(Economist)

4th July

French,American

Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghPrince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
(Prince consort)

10th June

Greek

Donna ReedDonna Reed
(American film actress)

27th January

American

Rodney DangerfieldRodney Dangerfield
(Actor, Screenwriter, Television actor, Comedian)

22nd November

American

Jake LaMottaJake LaMotta
(Boxer, Film actor, Stage actor)

10th July

American

Jean ShepherdJean Shepherd
(Actor, Radio personality)

26th July

American

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Peter UstinovPeter Ustinov
(Actor)

16th April

British

Esther WilliamsEsther Williams
(American swimmer)

8th August

American

Fahd of Saudi ArabiaFahd of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

16th March

Saudi Arabian

Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde
(English actor)

28th March

British

SuhartoSuharto
(Politician, Military personnel)

8th June

Indonesian

Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
(Actor, Singer, Musician, Opera singer, Film actor)

4th December

Canadian

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Harald QuandtHarald Quandt
(Entrepreneur, Aviator)

1st November

German

John MoneyJohn Money
(Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher)

8th July

New Zealander,American

Mario LanzaMario Lanza
(Actor, singer)

31st January

American

Betty HuttonBetty Hutton
(film actor, singer, stage actor, television actor)

26th February

Stanley HoStanley Ho
(Politician, Entrepreneur)

25th November

Chinese

Patricia HighsmithPatricia Highsmith
(Writer)

30th November

American

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Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
(Painter, Choreographer, Model)

26th November

French,American

Monty HallMonty Hall
(Television presenter, Actor, Journalist)

25th August

Canadian

Jean-Bédel BokassaJean-Bédel Bokassa
(President)

22nd February

Cental African

Seretse KhamaSeretse Khama
(President)

1st July

Botswanan

Yves MontandYves Montand
(Film actor, Actor, Chansonnier, Singer, Hairdresser)

13th October

French,Italian

Louis JourdanLouis Jourdan
(Stage actor, Film actor)

19th June

French

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Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
(Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University teacher)

12th May

German

Gianni AgnelliGianni Agnelli
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Politician, Businessperson)

12th March

Italian

Hua GuofengHua Guofeng
(Politician)

16th February

Chinese

Maurice RichardMaurice Richard
(Ice hockey player)

4th August

Canadian

Lynn ComptonLynn Compton
(Lawyer, Police officer, Judge)

31st December

American

Hugh DownsHugh Downs
(Composer, Journalist, Actor)

14th February

American

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Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin
(Writer, Historian, Philosopher, University teacher, Anarchist, Libertarian municipalism, Social ecology)

14th January

American

Harry SecombeHarry Secombe
(Actor, Comedian, Singer, Stage actor)

8th September

British

Alida ValliAlida Valli
(Actor, Singer)

31st May

Italian

Alan FreedAlan Freed
(Disc jockey, Radio personality)

15th December

American

John OsteenJohn Osteen
(Non-fiction writer)

21st August

American

Jean, Grand Duke of LuxembourgJean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
(Grand Duke)

5th January

Luxembourgian

Donald CampbellDonald Campbell
(Racecar driver)

23rd March

British

Kurt KnispelKurt Knispel
(Soldier)

20th September

German

Roy CampanellaRoy Campanella
(Baseball player)

19th November

American

Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
(Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

8th March

Indian

Ezzard CharlesEzzard Charles
(American professional boxer)

7th July

American

Al JaffeeAl Jaffee
(Cartoonist, Journalist)

13th March

American

Ernest AngleyErnest Angley

9th August

American

Hazel McCallionHazel McCallion
(Ice hockey player, Politician)

14th February

Canadian

Violette SzaboViolette Szabo
(Spy)

26th June

French

Earl NightingaleEarl Nightingale
(Motivational speaker, Author, Actor, Writer, Radio personality)

12th March

American

Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(Psychiatrist, University teacher, Psychologist)

18th July

American

Johnny OtisJohnny Otis

30th November

American

Harold NicholasHarold Nicholas
(Dancer, Actor)

27th March

American

Akio MoritaAkio Morita
(Businessperson, Engineer)

26th January

Japanese

Nelson RiddleNelson Riddle
(conductor, bandleader, composer, musician)

1st June

American