Famous People Born In 1924

Discover the most famous people born in 1924. The list includes people like George H. W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Marlon Brando, Rod Serling, Cicely Tyson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, novelists and journalists born in 1924. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Marlon Brando
(One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century)

Marlon Brando
34
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 1, 2004

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George H. W. Bush
(President of the United States (1989-93))

George H. W. Bush
43
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 30, 2018

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Jimmy Carter
(39th President of the United States)

Jimmy Carter
44
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plains, Georgia, United States
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Don Knotts
(Actor)

Don Knotts
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
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James Baldwin
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987

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Cicely Tyson
(Actress)

Cicely Tyson
24
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: January 28, 2021
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Black Dahlia
(Murder Victim)

Black Dahlia
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: January 15, 1947
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Lauren Bacall
(Actress)

Lauren Bacall
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: August 12, 2014
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 9 
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee
19
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 16, 2018

Benny Hill
1
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died: April 20, 1992
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Truman Capote
(Novelist)

Truman Capote
7
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 25, 1984

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Carroll O’Connor
7
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2001
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Shirley Chisholm
(U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 12th district (1969-83))

Shirley Chisholm
6
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2005

 14 
Lee Marvin
(Actor)

Lee Marvin
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 29, 1987
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Rod Serling
(Screenwriter)

Rod Serling
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: June 28, 1975

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Dennis Weaver
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
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Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)

Gloria Vanderbilt
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 2019

 18 
Lee Iacocca
(Businessman)

Lee Iacocca
3
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: July 2, 2019
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Charles Aznavour
(Singer-songwriter)

Charles Aznavour
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 1, 2018

 20 

Mohammed Rafi
17
Listed In: Playback Singers
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died: July 31, 1980
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Buddy Hackett
(Comedian, Actor)

Buddy Hackett
1
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 30, 2003

 22 
Tom Landry
(American Football Player)

Tom Landry
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mission, Texas, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
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Russell M. Nelson
(Religious Leader, Surgeon)

Russell M. Nelson
3
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

 24 
Henry Mancini
(Composer)

Henry Mancini
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: June 14, 1994
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 25 
William Rehnquist
(Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)

William Rehnquist
1
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 3, 2005

 26 
Ed Koch
(105th Mayor of New York City)

Ed Koch
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 1, 2013
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Christopher Tolkien
3
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: January 16, 2020

 28 

Russell Johnson
0
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: January 16, 2014
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 29 
Chet Atkins
(Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist, Songwriter)

Chet Atkins
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luttrell
Died: June 30, 2001

 30 

Dorothy Malone
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: January 19, 2018

 31 

Nicholas Colasanto
2
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: February 12, 1985

 32 
Charlie Munger
(Investor)

Charlie Munger
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

 33 

Norman Fell
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 14, 1998

Marcello Mastroianni
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontana Liri, Italy
Died: December 19, 1996

 35 

Eva Marie Saint
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

 36 
Daniel Inouye
(Politician)

Daniel Inouye
4
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 17, 2012

 37 

Fess Parker
2
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: March 18, 2010

 38 
Wally Cox
(Actor)

Wally Cox
2
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 15, 1973

 39 

Colleen Dewhurst
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 22, 1991

 40 
Sidney Lumet
(Director, Known for His Psychological Dramas)

Sidney Lumet
0
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 9, 2011

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Dinah Washington
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: December 14, 1963

 42 
George Mikan
(Basketball Player - Center )

George Mikan
0
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: June 1, 2005

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Kenneth Kaunda
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chinsali, Awemba North, Northern Rhodesia
Died: June 17, 2021

 44 
Jack Buck
(Sports commentator)

Jack Buck
1
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 2002

 45 
Katy Jurado
(Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor)

Katy Jurado
1
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: July 5, 2002

 46 
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
10
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Riyadh, Sultanate of Nejd (now Saudi Arabia)
Died: January 23, 2015

 47 
Ed Wood
(Actor)

Ed Wood
0
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: December 10, 1978

 48 

Guy Williams
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York, United States
Died: April 30, 1989

 49 
J. D. Tippit
(Police officer)

J. D. Tippit
4
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annona, Texas, United States
Died: November 22, 1963

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Pat Hingle
(Actor)

Pat Hingle
0
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
Died: January 3, 2009