Famous People Born In 1924

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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.
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 1 
Marlon Brando
(One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century)
Marlon Brando
49
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 1, 2004
 2 
George H. W. Bush
(President of the United States (1989-93))
George H. W. Bush
79
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 12th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 30, 2018
 3 
Jimmy Carter
(39th President of the United States (1977 -1981))
Jimmy Carter
57
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plains, Georgia, United States
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Don Knotts
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role in TV Series: 'The Andy Griffith Show' and 'Three's Company')
Don Knotts
17
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
(Author Best Known for His Novel 'Go Tell It on the Mountain')
James Baldwin
30
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987
 6 
Cicely Tyson
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Films: 'Sounder' and ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman’)
Cicely Tyson
29
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 28, 2021
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Lauren Bacall
(One of the Greatest Female Star of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Lauren Bacall
18
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: August 12, 2014
 8 
Carroll O’Connor
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2001
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Benny Hill
(Comedian, Actor, Singer and Writer who is Best Remembered for his Television Programme 'The Benny Hill Show')
Benny Hill
6
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died: April 20, 1992
 10 
Truman Capote
(Known for His Novella “Breakfast at Tiffany's” and Non-Fiction Novel “In Cold Blood”)
Truman Capote
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 25, 1984
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Rod Serling
(Screenwriter and Playwright Best Known for His Work on Anthology TV Series ‘The Twilight Zone’)
Rod Serling
6
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: June 28, 1975
 12 
Shirley Chisholm
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 12th District (1969 - 1983))
Shirley Chisholm
12
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2005
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Lee Marvin
(American Actor Best Known for His Antogonist's Roles)
Lee Marvin
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 29, 1987
 14 
Dennis Weaver
(Actor and Former President of the Screen Actors Guild)
Dennis Weaver
12
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
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Lee Iacocca
(Businessman)
Lee Iacocca
4
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: July 2, 2019
 16 
Charles Aznavour
(One of the Greatest Songwriters in the History of Music and an Icon of 20th-Century Pop Culture.)
Charles Aznavour
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 1, 2018
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Buddy Hackett
(Actor & Comedian Known for His Films: ‘The Music Man’ & ‘It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’)
Buddy Hackett
4
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 30, 2003
 18 
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
40
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 16, 2018
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Tom Landry
(American Professional Football Player and Coach)
Tom Landry
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mission, Texas, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
 20 
Ed Koch
(105th Mayor of New York City)
Ed Koch
2
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 1, 2013
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Daniel Inouye
(Former United States Senator from Hawaii (1963 - 2012))
Daniel Inouye
4
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 17, 2012
 22 
Russell Johnson
(American Actor Best Remembered for His Role in the Sitcom 'Gilligan's Island')
Russell Johnson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ashley, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 16, 2014
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Henry Mancini
(Composer Best Known for His Soudtrack for the 'Peter Gunn' TV Series & 'The Pink Panther' Film Series)
Henry Mancini
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: June 14, 1994
 24 
Eva Marie Saint
(American Actress Known for Starring in Elia Kazan’s 'On the Waterfront')
Eva Marie Saint
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
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Black Dahlia
(Murder Victim)
Black Dahlia
30
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: January 15, 1947
 26 
Christopher Tolkien
(Editor, Illustrator, Academic and the Son of Author J. R. R. Tolkien)
Christopher Tolkien
7
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom
Died: January 16, 2020
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William Rehnquist
(16th Chief Justice of the United States)
William Rehnquist
4
Listed In: Chief Justices
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 3, 2005
 28 
Charlie Munger
(Investor, Businessman and Vice Chairman of ‘Berkshire Hathaway’)
Charlie Munger
11
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Fess Parker
3
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: March 18, 2010
 30 
Chet Atkins
(Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist, Songwriter)
Chet Atkins
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luttrell
Died: June 30, 2001
 31 
Sidney Lumet
(Prolific Filmaker of the Modern Era Known for Eliciting Strong Performances From His Cast Members)
Sidney Lumet
1
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 9, 2011
 32 
Dorothy Malone
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: January 19, 2018
 33 
Nicholas Colasanto
4
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: February 12, 1985
 34 
Marcello Mastroianni
(One of Italy's Most Iconic Actors of the 20th Century)
Marcello Mastroianni
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontana Liri, Lazio, Italy
Died: December 19, 1996
 35 
Norman Fell
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 14, 1998
 36 
Ed Wood
(Actor)
Ed Wood
0
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: December 10, 1978
 37 
George Mikan
(Basketball Player - Center )
George Mikan
1
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: June 1, 2005
 38 
Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)
Gloria Vanderbilt
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 2019
 39 
Deke Slayton
(Astronaut)
Deke Slayton
5
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sparta, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 13, 1993
 40 
Wally Cox
(Actor)
Wally Cox
4
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 15, 1973
 41 
Geraldine Page
(Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress)
Geraldine Page
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kirksville
Died: June 13, 1987
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Dinah Washington
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: December 14, 1963
 43 
Colleen Dewhurst
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Josie Hogan’ in the Film ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’)
Colleen Dewhurst
4
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 22, 1991
 44 
Katy Jurado
(Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor)
Katy Jurado
5
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: July 5, 2002
 45 
Billy Barty
0
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Millsboro, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 23, 2000
 46 
Eli Cohen
(Egyptian-born Israeli Spy)
Eli Cohen
9
Listed In: Spies
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: May 18, 1965
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Mohammed Rafi
(One of India's Greatest and Most Influential Playback Singers)
Mohammed Rafi
19
Listed In: Playback Singers
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died: July 31, 1980
 48 
Pat Hingle
(Actor)
Pat Hingle
1
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
Died: January 3, 2009
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Patricia Kennedy Lawford
2
Listed In: Socialites
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: September 17, 2006
 50 
Jack Buck
(Sports commentator)
Jack Buck
1
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 2002