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.

David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
8th May, British
Broadcaster
Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
1st June, American
Actress

Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II
21st April, British
Queen of the United Kingdom

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
13th August, Cuban
Former Prime Minister of Cuba

Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28th June, American
Director

Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner
9th April, American
Founder of Playboy Magazine
Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
1st June, American
Actor

Miles DavisMiles Davis
26th May, American
Jazz Trumpeter

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
22nd February, British
Comedian
Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31st October, British
DJ, Television & Radio Personality

Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault
15th October, French
French philosopher
Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen
11th February, Canadian, American
 

Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman
30th April, American
Comedian, Actress

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
3rd April, American
Astronaut

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
18th October, American
Guitarist

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16th March, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Don RicklesDon Rickles
8th May, American
Stand-up Comedian

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
3rd June, American
Poet

Tony BennettTony Bennett
3rd August, American
Pop Singer

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23rd September, American
Saxophonist, Composer
Harry Dean StantonHarry Dean Stanton
14th July, American
Aactor

Bing RussellBing Russell
5th May, American
Actor
Harper LeeHarper Lee
28th April, American
Novelist

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
6th March, American
American economist

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
13th June, American
 
Peter GravesPeter Graves
18th March, American
Actor

Svetlana AlliluyevaSvetlana Alliluyeva
28th February, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Daughter
John DerekJohn Derek
12th August, American
Actor

Sathya Sai BabaSathya Sai Baba
23rd November, Indian
Spiritual Guru

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
6th January, Hungarian, American
Actor
Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
17th August, Chinese
Politician

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Georgia HoltGeorgia Holt
9th June, American
Singer
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21st December, American
American Football Player

George MartinGeorge Martin
3rd January, British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

Richard CrennaRichard Crenna
30th November, American
Actor

James BestJames Best
26th July, American
Actor
Haji MastanHaji Mastan
1st March, Indian
Gangster, Smuggler
Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21st September, Pakistani
Singer and Actress

Aldo RayAldo Ray
25th September, American
Actor

Conrad Hilton Jr.Conrad Hilton Jr.
6th July, American
Socialite, Entrepreneur

Ann B. DavisAnn B. Davis
3rd May, American
Actress
Lenny MontanaLenny Montana
13th March, American
Actor

John DingellJohn Dingell
8th July, American
Former Member of the US House of Representatives

Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad
30th March, Swedish
Business magnate

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29th January, Pakistani
Theoretical Physicist

Charlotte RaeCharlotte Rae
22nd April, American
Actress
Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
26th February, American
Actress

Murray RothbardMurray Rothbard
2nd March, American
Economist
Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
8th February, American
 

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
8th January, American
Comedian

Ian PaisleyIan Paisley
6th April, Irish
Politician
Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
8th September, Indian
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist

Richard M. DeVosRichard M. DeVos
4th March, American
Co-Founder of Amway
Louise HayLouise Hay
8th October, American
Writer

Henry MolaisonHenry Molaison
26th February, American
Memory Disorder Patient

Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
5th January, American
Civil Rights Leader

John Richard SchlesingerJohn Schlesinger
16th February, British
Film Director

Benjamin RuggieroBenjamin Ruggiero
19th April, American
Mobster
John BergerJohn Berger
5th November, British
Novelist

John GokongweiJohn Gokongwei
11th August, Chinese, Filipino
Businessperson

Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
7th November, Australian
Opera Singer

John FowlesJohn Fowles
31st March, British
Writer & Teacher
O. P. NayyarO. P. Nayyar
16th January, Indian
Music Composer

Efraín Ríos MonttEfraín Ríos Montt
16th June, Guatemalan
Politician
Dario FoDario Fo
24th March, Italian
Playwright

Nuon CheaNuon Chea
7th July, Cambodian
Chief Ideologist of the Khmer Rouge

George HabashGeorge Habash
2nd August, Israeli, Jordanian
Founder of The Popular Front for the Liberation of
Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
11th July, American
Author, Presbyterian Minister

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
3rd November, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
24th November, Chinese, American
Physicist

Abdoulaye WadeAbdoulaye Wade
29th May, Senegalese
Politician

Don DunstanDon Dunstan
21st September, Australian, Fijian
Former Premier of South Australia
Paul BergPaul Berg
30th June, American
Biochemist

Robert FogelRobert Fogel
1st July, American
Economist
Aaron KlugAaron Klug
11th August, British
Chemist & Biophysicist

John GardnerJohn Gardner
26th November, British
Writer

David H. HubelDavid H. Hubel
27th February, American
Neurophysiologist

Aaron Jean-Marie LustigerAaron Jean-Marie Lustiger
17th September, French
French cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
Claude AkinsClaude Akins
25th May, American
Actor
Salvador Jorge BlancoSalvador Jorge Blanco
5th July, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18th February, American
Poet

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
30th January, Russian
Naval Officer

Donald A. GlaserDonald A. Glaser
21st September, American
Physicist & Molecular Biologist
Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
9th December, American
Physicist

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30th November, Canadian, Polish, American
Endocrinologist

Ben Roy MottelsonBen Roy Mottelson
9th July, Danish, American
Physicist

David WagonerDavid Wagoner
5th June, American
Poet, Novelist, Professor

Valéry Giscard d'EstaingValéry Giscard d'Estaing
2nd February, French
Former President of the French Republic
Geoffrey HoweGeoffrey Howe
20th December, British
Jurist, Politician, Diplomat

Fred GwynneFred Gwynne
30th June, American
Actor
Patricia NealPatricia Neal
20th January, American
actor, television actor, film actor

Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahJaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
29th May, Kuwaiti, British
Monarch
Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
23rd January, Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter
Jeffrey HunterJeffrey Hunter
25th November, American
Actor