Famous People Born In 1926

Discover the most famous people born in 1926. The list includes people like Marilyn Monroe, Hugh Hefner, Fidel Castro, Michel Foucault, David Attenborough and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, physicists and directors born in 1926. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany 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 Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II.
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Famous As: Queen of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England

 2 Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 5, 1962
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 3 David Attenborough

David Attenborough.
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Listed In: TV Presenters
Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Isleworth, England

 4 Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Cuba
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Birán, Cuba
Died: November 26, 2016
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 5 Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner.
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Listed In: Publishers
Famous As: Founder of Playboy Magazine
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: September 27, 2017

 6 Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks.
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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 7 Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman.
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Famous As: Comedian, Actress
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa
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 8 Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Airy
Died: July 3, 2012
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 9 Miles Davis

Miles Davis.
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Listed In: Jazz Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Trumpeter
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois
Died: September 28, 1991

 10 Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis.
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark
Died: August 20, 2017
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 11 Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen.
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Birthdate: 11th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regina
Died: November 28, 2010

 12 Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile.
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Famous As: DJ, Television & Radio Personality
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds
Died: October 29, 2011
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 13 Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault.
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Famous As: French philosopher
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poitiers
Died: June 25, 1984

 14 Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Guitarist
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: March 18, 2017
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 15 Don Rickles

Don Rickles.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 2017

 16 Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Aactor
Birthdate: 14th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Irvine, Kentucky
Died: September 15, 2017
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 17 Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: actor, television actor, film actor
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Packard
Died: August 8, 2010

 18 Svetlana Alliluyeva

Svetlana Alliluyeva.
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Famous As: Joseph Stalin's Daughter
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 22, 2011
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 19 Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg.
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: April 5, 1997

 20 John Coltrane

John Coltrane.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist, Composer
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamlet
Died: July 17, 1967
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 21 Bal Thackeray

Bal Thackeray
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Journalist, Painter
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: November 17, 2012

 22 Raaj Kumar

Raaj Kumar
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Loralai, Baluchistan, India
Died: July 3, 1996
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 23 John Derek

John Derek.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Died: May 22, 1998

 24 Paul Lynde

Paul Lynde.
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Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Ohio, U.S.
Died: January 10, 1982
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 25 Mickey Hargitay

Mickey Hargitay.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: September 14, 2006

 26 Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 2, 1993
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 27 Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett.
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Listed In: Pop Singers
Famous As: Pop Singer
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York

 28 Harper Lee

Harper Lee.
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monroeville
Died: February 19, 2016
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 29 Alfredo Di Stéfano

Alfredo Di Stéfano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires Province
Died: July 7, 2014

 30 Georgia Holt

Georgia Holt.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kensett, Arkansas

 31 Bing Russell

Bing Russell.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brattleboro, Vermont
Died: April 8, 2003

 32 Peter Graves

Peter Graves.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died: March 14, 2010

 33 Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yangzhou, Jiangsu

 34 Haji Mastan

Haji Mastan.
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Gangster, Smuggler
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram District (Madras Presidency now Tamil Nadu), British India
Died: May 9, 1994

 35 Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom.
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Listed In: Astronauts
Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indiana
Died: January 27, 1967

 36 Klaus Kinski

Klaus Kinski
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sopot, Poland
Died: November 23, 1991

 37 Jeffrey Hunter

Jeffrey Hunter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 25th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: May 27, 1969

 38 Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba.
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Famous As: Spiritual Guru
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Puttaparthi
Died: April 24, 2011

 39 Richard Crenna

Richard Crenna.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

 40 Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan.
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Listed In: Economists
Famous As: American economist
Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City

 41 Vasili Arkhipov

Vasili Arkhipov.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zvorkovo, Russia
Died: August 19, 1998

 42 Julie London

Julie London
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Character actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Rosa
Died: October 18, 2000

 43 Robert Clary

Robert Clary
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

 44 Conrad Hilton Jr.

Conrad Hilton Jr..
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Died: March 31, 1969

 45 Claude Akins

Claude Akins.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nelson, Georgia, United States
Died: January 27, 1994

 46 Roger Corman

Roger Corman
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Famous As: American film producer
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 47 James Best

James Best.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Powderly, Kentucky
Died: April 6, 2015

 48 Christine Jorgensen

Christine Jorgensen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 30th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: May 3, 1989

 49 Jean Peters

Jean Peters
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
Died: October 13, 2000

 50 George Martin

George Martin.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Record Producer, Musician, Composer
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Highbury, London, England
Died: March 8, 2016