Famous People Born In 1925

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Discover the most famous people born in 1925. The list includes people like Yogi Berra, Margaret Thatcher, Malcolm X, Paul Newman, Idi Amin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, composers and journalists born in 1925. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Malcolm X
(Major Figure of American Civil Rights Movement)
Malcolm X
68
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: February 21, 1965
 2 
Dick Van Dyke
(Actor, Singer and Comedian Best Known for His TV Sitcom 'The Dick Van Dyke Show')
Dick Van Dyke
19
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States
 3 
Robert F. Kennedy
(United States Senator, Brother of President John F. Kennedy)
Robert F. Kennedy
28
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts
Died: June 6, 1968
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Paul Newman
(One of the Most Influential Actors of 20th-Century)
Paul Newman
75
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
Died: September 26, 2008
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Audie Murphy
(One of the Most Decorated American Combat Soldiers of World War II)
Audie Murphy
37
Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston, Texas, United States
Died: May 28, 1971
 6 
Angela Lansbury
(Actress and Singer Whose Career Spanned Over 80 Years)
Angela Lansbury
57
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
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Rock Hudson
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winnetka, Illinois, United States
Died: October 2, 1985
 8 
B.B. King
(Singer-songwriter)
B.B. King
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berclair, Mississippi
Died: May 14, 2015
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Sammy Davis Jr.
21
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 16, 1990
 10 
Peter Sellers
6
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: July 24, 1980
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Lee Van Cleef
(American Actor, Best Known for His Role in the Film ‘For a Few Dollars More’)
Lee Van Cleef
10
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Somerville, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 16, 1989
 12 
Johnny Carson
(Television Host)
Johnny Carson
9
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Corning, Iowa, United States
Died: January 23, 2005
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Jack Lemmon
10
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 27, 2001
 14 
Yogi Berra
(One of the Greatest Catchers in Baseball History)
Yogi Berra
9
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: September 22, 2015
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Richard Burton
15
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pontrhydyfen, Wales
Died: August 5, 1984
 16 
Barbara Bush
(Former First Lady of the United States as the Wife of President George H. W. Bush)
Barbara Bush
16
Listed In: First Ladies
Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: April 17, 2018
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Celia Cruz
(One of the Most Popular Latin Artists of the 20th Century)
Celia Cruz
20
Listed In: Pop Singers
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: July 16, 2003
 18 
Doris Roberts
(American Actress Who Had a Long Career Spanning Seven Decades)
Doris Roberts
5
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 17, 2016
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Mahathir Mohamad
(4th and 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia)
Mahathir Mohamad
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
 20 
Gerald Durrell
(Founder of the 'Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust' and the 'Jersey Zoo')
Gerald Durrell
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 7th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, India
Died: January 30, 1995
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Lenny Bruce
(American Stand-Up Comedian and Social Critic)
Lenny Bruce
5
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mineola, New York, United States
Died: August 3, 1966
 22 
Medgar Evers
(Civil rights activist)
Medgar Evers
7
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Decatur, Mississippi, United States
Died: June 12, 1963
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John DeLorean
(Engineer Known for His Work at 'General Motors' & Founder of the 'DeLorean Motor Company')
John DeLorean
11
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: March 19, 2005
 24 
Marty Robbins
(One of the Most Popular and Successful Country and Western Music Performers from the Late 1940s to the Early 1980s)
Marty Robbins
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States
Died: December 8, 1982
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June Lockhart
(Best Known for Her Roles in TV Series ‘Lassie’ and ‘Lost in Space’)
June Lockhart
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 26 
Hal Holbrook
10
Birthdate: 17th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S
Died: January 23, 2021
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George Kennedy
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 28, 2016
 28 
Gwen Verdon
(Actress and Dancer Known for Her Work in the Musicals: ‘Damn Yankees’, ‘Sweet Charity’, and ‘Chicago’)
Gwen Verdon
1
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Culver City, California, United States
Died: October 18, 2000
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Jonathan Winters
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Films: ‘It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’ and ‘The Loved One’)
Jonathan Winters
8
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: April 11, 2013
 30 
Rod Steiger
(One of Hollywood's Most Charismatic and Dynamic Stars)
Rod Steiger
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westhampton, New York, United States
Died: July 9, 2002
 31 
Patrice Lumumba
(Political leader)
Patrice Lumumba
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Katakokombe
Died: January 17, 1961
 32 
Honor Blackman
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Pussy Galore’ in the Film ‘Goldfinger’)
Honor Blackman
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 5, 2020
 33 
Oona O'Neill
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warwick Parish, Bermuda
Died: September 27, 1991
 34 
Merv Griffin
(Host of 'The Merv Griffin Show' and Creator of the Games Shows 'Jeopardy!' and 'Wheel of Fortune')
Merv Griffin
4
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Died: August 12, 2007
 35 
Tony Curtis
19
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 29, 2010
 36 
Donald O'Connor
3
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: September 27, 2003
 37 
Gore Vidal
(American Writer Known for His Novels: ‘The City and the Pillar’, ‘Julian’, ‘Myra Breckinridge’ and ‘Burr’)
Gore Vidal
8
Listed In: Essayists
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States
Died: July 31, 2012
 38 
Mike Connors
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: January 26, 2017
William F. Buckley, Jr.
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 27, 2008
 40 
Mel Tormé
(Actor, Singer, Composer, Novelist, Songwriter, Autobiographer, Jazz musician, Television actor, Writer)
Mel Tormé
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: June 5, 1999
 41 
John List
(American Mass Murderer)
John List
12
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Died: March 21, 2008
 42 
Lee Grant
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Role as Shoplifter in the Film ‘Detective Story’)
Lee Grant
3
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 43 
Robert Altman
(Filmmaker of the 'New Hollywood Era' Known for His Films: 'M*A*S*H’,’ McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ & ‘The Long Goodbye’)
Robert Altman
5
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: November 20, 2006
 44 
M. S. Swaminathan
(Agricultural Scientist)
M. S. Swaminathan
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kumbakonam, India
 45 
Albert Bandura
(One of the Most Influential Psychologists of All Time)
Albert Bandura
4
Listed In: Psychologists
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mundare, Canada
Died: July 26, 2021
 46 
Oscar Peterson
(Jazz Pianist)
Oscar Peterson
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: December 23, 2007
 47 
Jiro Ono
(Chef)
Jiro Ono
3
Listed In: Chefs
Birthdate: 27th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tenryū, Shizuoka
 48 
Eric Fleming
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Paula, California, United States
Died: September 28, 1966
 49 
Robert Hardy
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 29th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Died: August 3, 2017
 50 
Margaret Thatcher
(The Longest-Serving British Prime Minister of the 20th Century)
Margaret Thatcher
98
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England
Died: April 8, 2013