Famous People Born In 1922

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Discover the most famous people born in 1922. The list includes people like Christopher Lee, Judy Garland, Betty White, Stan Lee, Ava Gardner and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, soldiers and poets born in 1922. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & France and many more countries.
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Stan Lee
(Primary Creative Leader of Marvel Comics and Characters such as 'Spider-Man', 'X-Men' and 'Iron Man')
Stan Lee
60
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 12, 2018
 2 
Betty White
(Referred the 'First Lady of Television', She Holds the Record for the ‘Longest TV Career by a Female’)
Betty White
95
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: December 31, 2021
 3 
Judy Garland
(Best Known for Her Portrayal of 'Dorothy Gale' in the Movie 'The Wizard of Oz')
Judy Garland
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 22, 1969
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Doris Day
(One of the Biggest Film Stars of Golden Age of Hollywood )
Doris Day
42
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: May 13, 2019
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Christopher Lee
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Count Dracula’ in ‘Hammer Horror’ Films)
Christopher Lee
37
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 27th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belgravia, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 7, 2015
 6 
Bea Arthur
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Popular Sitcoms: ‘All in the Family’, ‘Maude’ and ‘The Golden Girls’)
Bea Arthur
18
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: April 25, 2009
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Ava Gardner
(Actress)
Ava Gardner
20
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grabtown, North Carolina, United States
Died: January 25, 1990
 8 
Kurt Vonnegut
(Writer Known For His Satirical and Darkly Humorous Novels)
Kurt Vonnegut
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: April 11, 2007
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Yvonne De Carlo
(A Famous Hollywood Star in the 1940s & 1950s)
Yvonne De Carlo
18
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: January 8, 2007
 10 
Telly Savalas
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Garden City, New York, United States
Died: January 22, 1994
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Redd Foxx
(Comedian)
Redd Foxx
9
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 11, 1991
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Carl Reiner
(Actor, Film director)
Carl Reiner
6
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 2020
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Dorothy Dandridge
(The First African-American Film Star to be Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress,)
Dorothy Dandridge
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 8, 1965
 14 
Robert Vaughn
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charity Hospital in New York City
Died: November 11, 2016
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Charles M. Schulz
(Cartoonist)
Charles M. Schulz
8
Listed In: Cartoonists
Birthdate: 26th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
 16 
Jack Klugman
(Stage, Film and Television Actor)
Jack Klugman
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 24, 2012
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Jack Kerouac
(Novelist and Poet Best Known for His Novels: ‘On the Road', ‘The Dharma Bums’ and ‘Big Sur’)
Jack Kerouac
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21, 1969
 18 
Jason Robards
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Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26, 2000
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Veronica Lake
(American Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Sullivan's Travels’ and ‘I Married a Witch’)
Veronica Lake
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 7, 1973
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Darren McGavin
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: February 25, 2006
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Barbara Hale
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Della Street’ in the TV Series ‘Perry Mason’)
Barbara Hale
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Died: January 26, 2017
 22 
Norman Lear
(Writer and Producer Known for His Popular Sitcoms: ‘All in the Family’, ‘Sanford and Son’ and ‘The Jeffersons’)
Norman Lear
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Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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Dilip Kumar
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Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: July 7, 2021
 24 
Denholm Elliott
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: October 6, 1992
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Hiroo Onoda
(Imperial Japanese Army Intelligence Officer Who Fought in World War II)
Hiroo Onoda
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kainan, Wakayama, Japan
Died: January 16, 2014
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Rory Calhoun
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 28, 1999
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Har Gobind Khorana
(Indian American Biochemist Who was One of the Recipients of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Har Gobind Khorana
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Listed In: Biochemists
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: November 9, 2011
 28 
Blake Edwards
(American filmmaker)
Blake Edwards
6
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: December 15, 2010
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Jake LaMotta
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 19, 2017
 30 
Charles Mingus
(One of The Greatest Jazz Musicians & Composers in History)
Charles Mingus
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogales, Arizona, United States
Died: January 5, 1979
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Michael Ansara
(Stage, Screen, and Voice Actor)
Michael Ansara
2
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Syria
Died: July 31, 2013
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Hal Moore
(Former lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, during the American War in Vietnam)
Hal Moore
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2017
 33 
Sid Caesar
(Actor, Comedian and Writer Known for His TV Series: ‘Your Show of Shows’ and ‘Caesar's Hour’)
Sid Caesar
4
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States
Died: February 12, 2014
 34 
Pier Paolo Pasolini
(Italian Filmmaker Known for His Radical Methods, Overtly Political and Often Scandalous Content)
Pier Paolo Pasolini
1
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: November 2, 1975
 35 
Yitzhak Rabin
(5th Prime Minister of Israel)
Yitzhak Rabin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
Died: November 4, 1995
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Jackie Cooper
(Actor, Director, Producer and the First Child Actor to Receive an Oscar Nomination)
Jackie Cooper
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 3, 2011
 37 
Ruby Dee
(Actress and Civil Rights Activist Known for Her Pioneering Work in African American Theatre and Films)
Ruby Dee
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 11, 2014
 38 
Eleanor Parker
(American Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Caged’, ‘Detective Story’ and ‘Interrupted Melody’)
Eleanor Parker
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cedarville, Ohio, United States
Died: December 9, 2013
 39 
Audrey Meadows
(American Actress Known for Her Role in the Sitcom 'The Honeymooners')
Audrey Meadows
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 1996
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Cyd Charisse
(American Actress and Dancer)
Cyd Charisse
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 8th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: June 17, 2008
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Christiaan Barnard
(Cardiac Surgeon)
Christiaan Barnard
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beaufort West, South Africa
Died: September 2, 2001
 42 
Philip Larkin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Radford, Coventry, United Kingdom
Died: December 2, 1985
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Barbara Bel Geddes
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 8, 2005
 44 
Liliane Bettencourt
(Principal Shareholder of ‘L'Oréal’ and the Richest Woman of the World at the Time of Her Death)
Liliane Bettencourt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 20, 2017
 45 
Patrick Macnee
(Former Actor in role of secret agent John Steed in the British television series The Avengers)
Patrick Macnee
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 25, 2015
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Yma Súmac
(American-Peruvian soprano)
Yma Súmac
1
Listed In: Soprano Singers
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cajamarca, Peru
Died: November 1, 2008
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Norodom Sihanouk
(Former Ruler of Cambodia)
Norodom Sihanouk
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Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Phnom Penh
Died: October 15, 2012
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Erich Hartmann
(Aviator, Officer)
Erich Hartmann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weissach
Died: September 20, 1993
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George McGovern
(United States Senator from South Dakota (1963 - 1981))
George McGovern
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avon, South Dakota, United States
Died: October 21, 2012
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Guy Madison
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Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pumpkin Center, California, United States
Died: February 6, 1996