Famous People Born In 1923

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Discover the most famous people born in 1923. The list includes people like Estelle Getty, Henry Kissinger, Hank Williams, Charlton Heston, Rocky Marciano and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, journalists and novelists born in 1923. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.
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Hank Williams
(One of the Most Significant and Influential Singers and Songwriters of the 20th Century)
Hank Williams
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States
Died: January 1, 1953
 2 
Rocky Marciano
(One of the Greatest Heavyweight Boxers of All Time)
Rocky Marciano
30
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 31, 1969
 3 
Bob Barker
(Television Game Show Host)
Bob Barker
10
Listed In: Entertainers
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Darrington, Washington, United States
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Estelle Getty
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Role as ‘Sophia Petrillo’ in the TV Series ‘The Golden Girls’)
Estelle Getty
21
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 22, 2008
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Richard Attenborough
18
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: August 24, 2014
 6 
Chuck Yeager
(American Test Pilot and the First Air Force Officer to Exceed the Speed of Sound in Flight)
Chuck Yeager
9
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Myra, West Virginia, United States
Died: December 7, 2020
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Alan Shepard
(Astronaut, Aviator, Entrepreneur)
Alan Shepard
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Derry
Died: July 21, 1998
 8 
Lee Kuan Yew
(Founding Father of Modern Singapore)
Lee Kuan Yew
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore, Straits Settlements
Died: March 23, 2015
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Bob Dole
(United States Senator from Kansas (1969-1996))
Bob Dole
15
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Russell, Kansas, United States
Died: December 5, 2021
 10 
Charlton Heston
(Actor and Political Activist )
Charlton Heston
21
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: April 5, 2008
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Carroll Shelby
(Automotive Designer & Racing Driver Known for His Modifications of Cars 'AC Cobra' and 'Ford Mustang')
Carroll Shelby
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leesburg, Texas, United States
Died: May 10, 2012
 12 
James Arness
13
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 3, 2011
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Anne Baxter
(Actress)
Anne Baxter
18
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Michigan City
Died: December 12, 1985
 14 
Maria Callas
(One of the Most Renowned and Influential Opera Singers of the 20th Century)
Maria Callas
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: September 16, 1977
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Peter Lawford
(Actor and a Member of the 'Rat-Pack' Group of Entertainers)
Peter Lawford
6
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 24, 1984
Bettie Page
9
Listed In: Models
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, US
Died: December 11, 2008
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Jean Stapleton
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: May 31, 2013
 18 
Irma Grese
(Nazi Guard)
Irma Grese
17
Listed In: War Criminals
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Feldberger Seenlandschaft, Germany
Died: December 13, 1945
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Cliff Robertson
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Jolla
Died: September 10, 2011
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Dale Robertson
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series ‘Tales of Wells Fargo’ and ‘Iron Horse’)
Dale Robertson
12
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrah, Oklahoma, United States
Died: February 27, 2013
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Rose Marie
(Actress)
Rose Marie
1
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 28, 2017
 22 
Roy Lichtenstein
(American Pop Artist Who Became a Major Figure in the New Art Movement During the 1960s)
Roy Lichtenstein
10
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: September 29, 1997
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Al Lewis
(Actor)
Al Lewis
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 2006
 24 
Ted Knight
(Known for Playing Comedic Roles in Various Sitcoms)
Ted Knight
4
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 26, 1986
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Dina Merrill
(Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist)
Dina Merrill
2
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: May 22, 2017
 26 
Gloria Grahame
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: October 5, 1981
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Jim Reeves
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jim Reeves
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Galloway, Texas, United States
Died: July 31, 1964
 28 
Don Adams
(Actor Best Known for his Role in the Series 'Get Smart')
Don Adams
2
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 25, 2005
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Shimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)
Shimon Peres
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiszniew, Poland
Died: September 28, 2016
 30 
Ed McMahon
(actor, officer, radio personality)
Ed McMahon
1
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: June 23, 2009
 31 
Charles Durning
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Highland Falls, New York, United States
Died: December 24, 2012
 32 
Frank Sutton
(Known for His Role as ‘Sgt. Vince Carter’ in the TV Series ‘Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C..’)
Frank Sutton
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: June 28, 1974
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Diane Arbus
(Photographer)
Diane Arbus
5
Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1971
 34 
Marcel Marceau
3
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: September 22, 2007
 35 
Glynis Johns
(Retired Actress, Dancer, Musician and Singer, Known for Her Film ‘The Sundowners’)
Glynis Johns
12
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
 36 
Aaron Spelling
(Film and television producer)
Aaron Spelling
7
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: June 23, 2006
 37 
Ira Hayes
(Military Leader)
Ira Hayes
11
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sacaton, Arizona, United States
Died: January 24, 1955
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Linda Darnell
(Actress)
Linda Darnell
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: April 10, 1965
 39 
William Guarnere
1
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 8, 2014
 40 
Larry Storch
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Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 41 
Eugene Sledge
(Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher, Writer)
Eugene Sledge
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mobile
Died: March 3, 2001
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Ruth Williams Khama
(Former First Lady of Botswana)
Ruth Williams Khama
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, United Kingdom
Died: May 22, 2002
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Rhonda Fleming
3
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 14, 2020
 44 
Jack Hemingway
(Conservationist, Writer)
Jack Hemingway
2
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: December 1, 2000
 45 
Joseph Colombo
(Mafia Boss)
Joseph Colombo
6
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 22, 1978
 46 
Norman Mailer
(Author of 'The Naked and the Dead', 'Armies of the Night' and 'The Executioner's Song')
Norman Mailer
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 10, 2007
 47 
Alice Ghostley
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eve, Missouri
Died: September 21, 2007
 48 
Ann Miller
(Actress, Singer)
Ann Miller
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chireno, Texas, United States
Died: January 22, 2004
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Diana Douglas
(Actress)
Diana Douglas
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Devonshire, Bermuda
Died: July 3, 2015
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René Gerónimo Favaloro
(Cardiovascular Surgeon)
René Gerónimo Favaloro
6
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina
Died: July 29, 2000