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
40
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
61
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
52
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
13
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
29
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 and Model Best Known for Her Films: 'Sounder' and ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman’)
Cicely Tyson
24
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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Black Dahlia
(Murder Victim)
Black Dahlia
25
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: January 15, 1947
 8 
Lauren Bacall
(One of the Greatest Female Star of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Lauren Bacall
16
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: August 12, 2014
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Carroll O’Connor
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2001
 10 
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
36
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 16, 2018
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Benny Hill
4
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died: April 20, 1992
 12 
Truman Capote
(Known for His Novella “Breakfast at Tiffany's” and Non-Fiction Novel “In Cold Blood”)
Truman Capote
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 25, 1984
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Shirley Chisholm
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 12th District (1969 - 1983))
Shirley Chisholm
8
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2005
 14 
Lee Marvin
(American Actor Best Known for His Antogonist's Roles)
Lee Marvin
5
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 and Playwright Best Known for His Work on Anthology TV Series ‘The Twilight Zone’)
Rod Serling
5
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: June 28, 1975
 16 
Dennis Weaver
(Actor and Former President of the Screen Actors Guild)
Dennis Weaver
11
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
 18 
Charles Aznavour
(One of the Greatest Songwriters in the History of Music and an Icon of 20th-Century Pop Culture.)
Charles Aznavour
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 22nd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 1, 2018
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Mohammed Rafi
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Listed In: Playback Singers
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died: July 31, 1980
 20 
Buddy Hackett
(Actor & Comedian Known for His Films: ‘The Music Man’ & ‘It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’)
Buddy Hackett
2
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 30, 2003
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Tom Landry
(American Football Player)
Tom Landry
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mission, Texas, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
 22 
Russell M. Nelson
(Religious Leader, Surgeon)
Russell M. Nelson
9
Listed In: Surgeons
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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Eva Marie Saint
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
 24 
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
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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
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: June 14, 1994
 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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Russell Johnson
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Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: January 16, 2014
 28 
Chet Atkins
(Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist, Songwriter)
Chet Atkins
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luttrell
Died: June 30, 2001
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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
 30 
Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)
Gloria Vanderbilt
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 2019
 31 
Fess Parker
2
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: March 18, 2010
 32 
Christopher Tolkien
(Editor, Illustrator, Academic and the Son of Author J. R. R. Tolkien)
Christopher Tolkien
5
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom
Died: January 16, 2020
 33 
William Rehnquist
(Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
William Rehnquist
4
Listed In: Judges
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 3, 2005
 34 
M. Karunanidhi
(2nd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu)
M. Karunanidhi
4
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thirukkuvalai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: August 7, 2018
 35 
Eli Cohen
(Egyptian-born Israeli Spy)
Eli Cohen
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Listed In: Spies
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: May 18, 1965
 36 
Dorothy Malone
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: January 19, 2018
 37 
Nicholas Colasanto
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Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: February 12, 1985
 38 
Charlie Munger
(Investor, Businessman and Vice Chairman of ‘Berkshire Hathaway’)
Charlie Munger
8
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Norman Fell
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 14, 1998
 40 
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
 41 
George Mikan
(Basketball Player - Center )
George Mikan
1
Birthdate: 18th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: June 1, 2005
 42 
Dinah Washington
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: December 14, 1963
 43 
Wally Cox
(Actor)
Wally Cox
2
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 15, 1973
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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
 45 
Geraldine Page
(Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress)
Geraldine Page
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kirksville
Died: June 13, 1987
 46 
Ed Wood
(Actor)
Ed Wood
0
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: December 10, 1978
 47 
Katy Jurado
(Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor)
Katy Jurado
2
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: July 5, 2002
 48 
Jack Buck
(Sports commentator)
Jack Buck
1
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 2002
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Deke Slayton
(Astronaut)
Deke Slayton
5
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sparta, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 13, 1993
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Kenneth Kaunda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chinsali, Awemba North, Northern Rhodesia
Died: June 17, 2021