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
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States
Died: January 1, 1953
 2 
Bob Barker
(Television Game Show Host)
Bob Barker
21
Listed In: Entertainers
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Darrington, Washington, United States
 3 
Rocky Marciano
(One of the Greatest Heavyweight Boxers of All Time)
Rocky Marciano
38
Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 31, 1969
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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
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Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 22, 2008
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Richard Attenborough
(English Actor & Filmmaker)
Richard Attenborough
24
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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
14
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Myra, West Virginia, United States
Died: December 7, 2020
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Carroll Shelby
(Automotive Designer & Racing Driver Known for His Modifications of Cars 'AC Cobra' and 'Ford Mustang')
Carroll Shelby
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leesburg, Texas, United States
Died: May 10, 2012
 8 
Alan Shepard
(Astronaut, Aviator, Entrepreneur)
Alan Shepard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Derry
Died: July 21, 1998
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Charlton Heston
(Actor and Political Activist )
Charlton Heston
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: April 5, 2008
 10 
Lee Kuan Yew
(Founding Father of Modern Singapore)
Lee Kuan Yew
21
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 from 1969 to 1996)
Bob Dole
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Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Russell, Kansas, United States
Died: December 5, 2021
 12 
Anne Baxter
(American Actress Who Starred in Hollywood Films, Broadway Productions and TV Series)
Anne Baxter
21
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Died: December 12, 1985
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James Arness
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 3, 2011
 14 
Maria Callas
(One of the Most Renowned and Influential Opera Singers of the 20th Century)
Maria Callas
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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
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Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 24, 1984
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Jean Stapleton
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Died: May 31, 2013
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Bettie Page
(American Model who Gained Notoriety in the 1950s for her Pin-Up Photos)
Bettie Page
11
Listed In: Models
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, US
Died: December 11, 2008
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Cliff Robertson
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Jolla
Died: September 10, 2011
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Gloria Grahame
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: October 5, 1981
 20 
Ted Knight
(Known for Playing Comedic Roles in Various Sitcoms)
Ted Knight
5
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 26, 1986
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Dale Robertson
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series ‘Tales of Wells Fargo’ and ‘Iron Horse’)
Dale Robertson
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrah, Oklahoma, United States
Died: February 27, 2013
 22 
Rose Marie
(Actress)
Rose Marie
1
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 28, 2017
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Dina Merrill
(Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist)
Dina Merrill
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Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: May 22, 2017
 24 
Al Lewis
(Actor)
Al Lewis
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 2006
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Roy Lichtenstein
(American Pop Artist Who Became a Major Figure in the New Art Movement During the 1960s)
Roy Lichtenstein
12
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: September 29, 1997
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Ed McMahon
(actor, officer, radio personality)
Ed McMahon
1
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: June 23, 2009
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Charles Durning
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Highland Falls, New York, United States
Died: December 24, 2012
 28 
Don Adams
(Actor Best Known for his Role in the Series 'Get Smart')
Don Adams
3
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 25, 2005
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Jim Reeves
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jim Reeves
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 20th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Galloway, Texas, United States
Died: July 31, 1964
 30 
Linda Darnell
(Actress)
Linda Darnell
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: April 10, 1965
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Larry Storch
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Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 32 
Rainier III, Prince of Monaco
(Prince of Monaco from 1949 to 2005)
Rainier III, Prince of Monaco
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: April 6, 2005
 33 
Frank Sutton
(Known for His Role as ‘Sgt. Vince Carter’ in the TV Series ‘Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C..’)
Frank Sutton
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: June 28, 1974
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Marcel Marceau
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Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: September 22, 2007
 35 
Diana Douglas
(Actress)
Diana Douglas
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Devonshire, Bermuda
Died: July 3, 2015
 36 
Norman Mailer
(Author of 'The Naked and the Dead', 'Armies of the Night' and 'The Executioner's Song')
Norman Mailer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 10, 2007
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Ann Miller
(Actress, Singer)
Ann Miller
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chireno, Texas, United States
Died: January 22, 2004
 38 
Ira Hayes
(Military Leader)
Ira Hayes
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sacaton, Arizona, United States
Died: January 24, 1955
 39 
Diane Arbus
(Photographer)
Diane Arbus
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Birthdate: 14th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1971
 40 
Shimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)
Shimon Peres
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiszniew, Poland
Died: September 28, 2016
 41 
Aaron Spelling
(Film and television producer)
Aaron Spelling
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Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: June 23, 2006
 42 
Rhonda Fleming
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Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 14, 2020
 43 
William Guarnere
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 8, 2014
 44 
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
 45 
Glynis Johns
(Retired Actress, Dancer, Musician and Singer, Known for Her Film ‘The Sundowners’)
Glynis Johns
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
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Ruth Williams Khama
(First Lady of Botswana as the Wife of 1st President Sir Seretse Khama)
Ruth Williams Khama
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London
Died: May 22, 2002
 47 
Alice Ghostley
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eve, Missouri
Died: September 21, 2007
 48 
Jack Hemingway
(Conservationist, Writer)
Jack Hemingway
2
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: December 1, 2000
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Conrad Bain
(Television Actor)
Conrad Bain
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lethbridge, Canada
Died: January 14, 2013
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Harold Gould
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: September 11, 2010